Elinor R. Zahn, age 88, of 26 Old Lake Colby Road, Saranac Lake, NY died Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
Born in Saranac Lake, New York on October 14, 1920, she was the daughter of George and Blanche (Paye) Daniels. She married Bernard Zahn II on November 23, 1943 in Scotia, NY. He predeceased her in 1971.
Mrs. Zahn was a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Luke’s Church, volunteered at the budget box and at the Annual St. Luke's Bazaar.
She is survived by one son Bernard Zahn III and his wife Sue of Staatsburg, NY; three daughters Pamela Zahn, R.N. of Lakeland, FL, Jennifer Zahn of Westbury, NY, Melanie Jaramillo and her husband Carlos of Okemos, MI; six grandchildren Chris Osswald, Scott Zahn, Alicia and Alex Jaramillo, Alana Zahn and Bernard Zahn IV; four great Grandchildren Michael Osswald and Hunter, Carter and Lauren Zahn. She is also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews including Virginia and Brian Daniels and one sister-in-law Eleanor Daniels of Saranac Lake. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, three brothers Stanley, Philip and James Daniels, and one sister Dorothy Daniels.
Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Friday, November 28, 2008 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. A memorial service will take place on Saturday November 29, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Luke's Church, with Rev. Ann S. Gaillard officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the Parish Hall after the Memorial Service put on by The Ladies Guild.
Friends wishing to remember Elinor R. Zahn may make memorial contributions to Adirondack Medical Center or St. Luke's Episcopal Church in care of the funeral home. Family and friends may also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.