2015-11-11 / Obituaries

Mildred Makara

Mildred Edna Makara, 88, a resident of Arkville since 1975, died at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.

She was born on March 25, 1927 in West New York, New Jersey, the daughter of Gustav Runge and Ella Dubelbeies Runge. Mildred married Paul A. Makara Jr. in 1955. He died on February 1, 2013.

She enjoyed gardening, bowling, playing bingo, cooking, hunting, swimming, and was a very good artist. Mildred was known for the special crafts she made.

She is survived by six children, Thomas (Peggy) Helbig, Richard (Janet) Helbig, MaryLou Kelly, Kathy Santiago, Jean Fenton, and Michael (Debbie) Makara. Also surviving are 18 grand children , 24 great grand children , 3 great great grand children.

She was predeceased by two sons-in-law, Joseph Kelly and Rafael Santiago.

Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home in Margaretville on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 2 until 4 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. following calling hours at the funeral home with Shirley Davis, officiating.

A committal service will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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