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Eileen D. Froats


Waddington-Funeral services for Eileen D. Froats, 84, of Halfway House Road and most recently Massena, will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. Johns the Baptist Church in Madrid. Friends and family may call on Monday, June 4, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Madrid.

Eileen passed away on May 31, 2012 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Eileen was born in Saranac Lake, NY on February 19, 1928 the daughter of Henry and Lottie (Duquette) DuBray. She attended Saranac Lake Schools and graduated from Massena High School. Eileen married Carl E. Froats on April 23, 1949 at Sacred Heart Church, Carl predeceased her on September 28, 2010. Prior to her marriage, Eileen was employed at Alcoa. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm, they retired in 1975 and continued to reside on the Halfway House Road. They previously spent many winters in Penellas Park, FL.

Eileen is survived by a son Earl and wife Laurie Marr of Madrid, a daughter Marlene and Greg Rice of Eugene OR, four grandchildren, Tonya Williams (Rod) of Port Orange, FL., Jason (Sandra) Froats of Waddington, Gregory Rice Jr.and Shawna of Eugene, OR, Andrew Rice and Katherine of Eugene, OR, seven great grandchildren, a brother, Leo DuBray of Massena of St. Petersburg, FL., several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Howard DuBray, Robert DuBray and two sisters, Geraldine Pray, Thelma Szarka.

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