LITTLE FALLS - Arlene Helen Hooks Ehlinger, 96, a longtime resident of Little Falls, NY, most recently of
Arlene was happily married to Joe for over 67 years. He predeceased her in 2014. They enjoyed many summers together at their camp on
Arlene was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was proud of all of her family’s accomplishments. She will be greatly missed by her nine children, Jim (Carole), Colts Neck, NJ, Marc (Marie), Schuylerville, Elaine, Niskayuna, Bob, Little Falls, John (Patty), Little Falls, Joan, Schenectady, David, Guilderland, Joe (Karen), Latham and Mary (Mark) Wexler, Brentwood, CA; her 15 grandchildren, Catherine, James (Regina), Lucas, Adam, Denny (Katie), Chris (Anna), Matt (Tracy), Maria, Andrew, Ryan and Scott Ehlinger, Christine (Dan) McDonough, Jessica (Corwin) Ravenstar, Danielle (Rob) Flandreau and Jeffrey Wexler; and 10 great-grandchildren, Allison, Megan and Kate McDonough, Maitreya and Alahna Ravenstar, Penelope and Audrey Flandreau, Wesley, Chase and Olivia Ehlinger.
Arlene graduated from St. Mary’s Academy, Little Falls, NY and the Excelsior School of Business,
She is also survived by her sister, Ann Foltin; and in-laws, Sophia Hooks, Peter and Carmen Ehlinger, Paul and Chris Ehlinger, Roberta and Dick Wagner, Lucy Ehlinger; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Eddy Village Green, House 3, for the excellent care they provided to Arlene over the last year and a half.
At Arlene’s request, there are no viewing hours. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Holy Family Parish, corner of East Main & John Streets, Little Falls, with Rev. Terence Healy, Pastor, officiating. Interment of cremains will occur at
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Arlene in a special way are asked to consider donations to the Holy Family Parish.
Family and friends are invited to a luncheon following the service at the Travelodge by Wyndham,
Funeral arrangements have been planned with the Enea Family Funeral Home, Little Falls, Kevin E. and Harry J. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia, Funeral Directors and an on-line memorial page has been established at www.eneafamily.com.