Constance L. “Connie” McElrath KINGSTON - Constance L. “Connie” McElrath, a long-time resident of Kingston, passed away Saturday June 28, 2014 at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston. She is a daughter of Nora (Wenck) Miranto and the late Vincent Barancelli. In addition to her mother; she is survived by her loving companion, Mitchel Motzer and his family, her children; son, Kirk McElrath and his wife Karyn, daughter Keri Gartman and her husband Chris, and daughter Kynan McElrath and husband Erik; her ex-husband and life-long friend Ferrell McElrath and wife Maryanne and her best friend and sister; Day Minervini and her companion Jerry Kelder. She had three loving grandchildren, Jonathan, Aidyn and Gryphan as well as many nieces and nephews and far too many friends to mention. Connie was a friend and worked for the Engs Family Restaurant most of her life and over 15 years at Woodstock Percussion as a Vendor Compliance Specialist. She had a love for gardening, poetry, literature, studied psychology and philosophy and enjoyed her last few years happily shopping and traveling abroad with her sister. In usual Connie fashion, she has requested that there will be no funeral or wake, however there will be a cremation and memorial for friends and family to celebrate Connie’s life. Cremation arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston. www.jvleahyfh.com. Cremation took place at Wiltwyck Crematory. The memorial will be announced at a later date.
Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home Inc.
27 Smith Avenue Kingston, NY 12401
Published in the Daily Freeman on July 3, 2014