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Clara Eckler Roney

January 12, 2018 03:55 pm

Clara Eckler Roney passed away on January 1, 2018 at The Pines at Catskill Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Catskill NY.

She was predeceased by her Husband Floyd (Zeke) Roney and her parents Burton and Helen Mary (West) Eckler.

Survivors include her longtime friend and companion David Shepherd of Cairo, her son Brian Roney of Ravena, her brother Burton (Pat) Roney Jr of California, her sisters Linda VanVechten of Leeds and Helen (Cookie) Howard of Philmont, N.Y., as well as many nieces and nephews. Clara is also survived by her dear friend and caregiver Jill Lamanec.

Clara was a lifetime member of the NRA, an accomplish hunter and lover of wildlife and animals. Clara held a variety of positions throughout her life. Her most cherished occupation was as a mother and homemaker. In her later years she was a remarkable bingo player and requested donations be made to The Pines at Catskill recreation program,154 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, NY 12414.

A memorial service will be held at Richards Funeral Home, 29 Bross Street, Cairo, NY on Thursday January 18, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

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