LAKE PLACID - Eleanor A. Woods passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Uihlein Living Center following a lengthy illness with family by her side.
Eleanor was born May 16, 1924, to Alonzo and Anna Kelley in Bangor. Eleanor's siblings, Robert Kelley and Richard Kelley, predeceased Eleanor, along with a sister who passed away at birth.
In 1946, Eleanor married Richard "Dick" Woods. Dick predeceased Eleanor in 1990.
Eleanor was employed with Marine Midland for many years. Most recently, Eleanor worked a few hours a week for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Eleanor was a hard-working woman and a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Eleanor was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake and a devoted Catholic.
Eleanor is survived by her three sons: Richard (Karen) Woods of Spring Hills, Fla., Michael (Connie) Woods of Hubbardsville and William (Rosemary) Woods of Irving, Mass.; nine grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
We wish to thank Uihlein Mercy Living Center for their outstanding care, especially on three.
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects from 1 to 3 p.m Friday, Jan. 18, at Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Patrick O'Reilly officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001.