Ellen E. Sheehan

Ellen E. Sheehan, 87, of Stamford, formerly of Margaretville, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009 at Robinson Terrace, Stamford.
She was born July 11, 1922 in Freeport, the daughter of James and Mary Elizabeth (Stolzenberger) Tiernan.
Ellen graduated from Freeport High School and the Brownes Business School.
She married George J. Sheehan May 23, 1948 at Freeport.
Ellen for a short time was employed at the Margaretville Motel, but spent all her time as a loving wife and mother. She loved children and cared for many foster children until moving to Margaretville in 1972.
Ellen enjoyed the outdoors and the beautiful country in the Margaretville area.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, Margaretville.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, George and Eileen Sheehan and Donald and Patricia Sheehan; four daughters and sons-in-law, Christine Ryan, Janet and Gary Thompson, Lorraine and Tom Moore and Jessica and Joseph Latorraca. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; a sister Anne Noble and a sister-in-law, Jeanne Sheehan.
She was predeceased by her husband, George Sheehan March 21, 2005; a daughter, Ellen Sheehan Dunn, brother-in-law, Bill Noble and a son-in-law, Rob Ryan.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Burial will be in the Margaretville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 12 noon Thursday until service time at 2 p.m.
Donations in memory of Ellen E. Sheehan may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Leatherstocking Branch Health Center, Room 113, State University, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Arrangements are by Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.