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Hopewell Junction - Ida Mekeel of Hopewell Junction passed away peacefully on June 1, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital. She was 84.
Born on January 8, 1929 in Washington DC to the late Elsie L. Brennan.
Ida was a Registered Nurse for many years working at New York Presbyterian Hospital and at Vassar Hospital.
She enjoyed listening to classical and opera music, loved tending to her garden, taking walks and enjoyed all of life's creatures large and small.
She is survived by her children Sharon and her husband George Fischer of Clinton Corners, and Donna Benjamin and her husband James of Fenton, MO, her 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Frederick Mekeel, her son Jamie Mekeel and 2 sisters and 1 brother.
Willa is finally at rest with her beloved Freddy and Chocolate. Rest in Peace Willa.
At Ida's request cremation has taken place and her ashes will be buried in Fishkill Rural Cemetery.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home-Hopewell Junction.
For Ida's guestbook or to send the family a sympathy card please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from June 2 to June 4, 2013