MARGARETVILLE - Mary Ellen Cantwell, 66, a longtime resident of Margaretville, passed away on Dec. 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 received a bachelor's degree in American Literature from St. Bonaventure University.
Mary Ellen was a longtime employee of NBT Bank in Margaretville.
She enjoyed her animals and working in her flower garden.
Mary Ellen is survived by her brother, David Cantwell of Walton; and cousins.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday Dec. 16, at Sacred Heart Church, Margaretville, with Father Steven Scarmozzino as celebrant. Committal prayers will follow in Roxbury Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Donations in memory of Mary Ellen Cantwell may be made to the Margaretville Hospital Memorial Fund or, if you wish, to Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 State Route 28, Delhi, NY 13753.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Published on December 12, 2017