2017-12-13 / Obituaries

Mary Ellen Cantwell

Mary Ellen Cantwell, age 66, a longtime resident of Margaretville, passed away on December 7, 2017 in Oneonta.

Mary Ellen was born May 14, 1951 at Roxbury, the daughter of Ralph and Julia (Tirpak) Cantwell. She graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1969 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in American Literature from St. Bonaventure University.

Mary Ellen was a longtime employee at the NBT Bank in Margaretville. She enjoyed her animals and working in her flower garden.

Mary Ellen is survived by her brother David Cantwell, Walton, NY and a number of cousins.

Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home in Margaretville on Friday, December 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Sacred Heart Church in Margaretville with Father Steven Scarmozzino officiating. Committal prayers will follow the Mass at the Roxbury cemetery.

Donations in memory of Mary Ellen Cantwell can be made to the Margaretville Hospital Memorial Fund or to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 State Rt. 10, Delhi, NY 13753. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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