Mary Egleston

Obituary of Mary Egleston

Mary E. Egleston, 80, a life long Ilion resident, passed away on Tuesday March 6, 2007 at Little Falls Hospital. She was born June 17, 1926 in Ilion the daughter of the late John J. & Mary E. (Leahy) Sheehan, and was educated in Ilion schools. Her marriage to Harold Egleston took place on July 4, 1945 at the Annunciation Church in Ilion. Mrs. Egleston was a member of the Annunciation Church in Ilion, and the Herkimer County Humane Society. Mary was the former owner of the Valley Poodles, Dog Grooming service in Ilion. Mary was a loving wife and mother, and had a special place in her heart for dogs and all types of animals. Survivors include her husband, Harold of Ilion; a daughter, Dawn Dowd and husband George of Ilion; two grandchildren, Shevaun E. Dowd of Rome, and Meaghan E. Dowd of Ilion; nieces & nephews, Kathie Gzanowicz of Herkimer; Dan Conroy of Geneva, NY; Sean Conroy of South Carolina; and Kelly Conroy Myrtle and husband Rod of Colorado. She was pre-deceased by a sister Katherine Conroy and a brother, John J. Sheehan, Jr. In keeping with Mary?s wishes there are no calling hours. A memorial serve will be held later in the spring at the Annunciation Church with burial at St. Agnes Cemetery, with the date and time to be announced. Arrangements are by the Enea Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Road, (between Ilion and Frankfort). All memorial contributions may be made to Herkimer Humane Society, P.O. Box 73, Mohawk, NY 13407.
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