Eileen Q. Swain, 86, of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at the AMC-Uihlein Mercy Living Center.
Born in Saranac Lake on May 10, 1927, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Maria (Keyes) Quigley. Eileen married Robert Swain on Oct. 23, 1948 at St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake. He predeceased her on Oct. 30, 2004. Eileen had worked at the Post Office Pharmacy in Saranac Lake for many years.
She is survived by one son, Thomas and his wife Diana of Saranac Lake; one daughter, Susan S. Smith and her husband Richard of Lake Placid; two brothers: Thomas Quigley of Staten Island and James Quigley of Florida; one sister, Ann Crisham of Lake Placid; six grandchildren: David, Erik Smith, Jason and Ashley Swain; four great-grandchildren: Barrett, Bailey, Jacob and Hunter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at noon Wednesday, June 12 at St. Bernard's Church, with the Rev. Bill Meunch officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
Friends wishing to remember Eileen Q. Swain may make memorial contributions to St. Bernard's Church in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.