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Eileen Crary

May 26, 1932 — May 5, 2023

Eileen Adele Crary, 90, of Paul Smiths died on May 5, 2023 in her home surrounded by her family.

Eileen was born on May 26, 1932, the daughter of the late Gerald & Bessie (Newell) Crary. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1950. Immediately following her graduation from high school, she started working at Paul Smith’s College. For the next 54 years she worked as the Administrative Assistant to numerous college presidents until her retirement on May 28, 2004.

Eileen enjoyed working at the college and when she wasn’t working you could find her at home taking care of her mom. After her mom’s passing, she enjoyed spending time with her family and taking part in luncheons with family & friends.

Eileen is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Gerald & Bessie, her sisters; Elaine (William Schakette) and Helen (James Law), her brothers; Edgar (Polly), Harold (Lillian), Newell (Fannie), Lloyd (Joyce), Vernon (Claire), Norris (Joan), and Rodney (Betsey).

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Calling hours are scheduled for Friday May 12, 2023 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Funeral Home. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 1:00 PM. Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Paul Smiths.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to High Peaks Hospice or a charity of your choice in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their condolence and memories at www.fortunekeoughfuneralhome.c
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Friday, May 12, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Inc.

20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

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Service

Friday, May 12, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Inc.

20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

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Interment

St. John's of the Wilderness Cemetery

New York 86, Paul Smiths, NY

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