Deaths Death Notices
MURPHY, Mary Ellen (Farney)
MURPHY - Mary Ellen (nee Farney) November 17, 2016 of West Seneca, NY, beloved wife of James R.; dear mother of Kathleen (Kenneth) Makowski and the late Michael James Murphy; sister of Kay Garfield and Calvin (Susan) Farney; grandmother of Aaron and Matthew Makowski; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving relatives and friends Monday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the SIECK, MAST & LESLIE FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd., West Seneca 825-5205. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Queen Of Martyrs Church, 180 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14225 (Please Assemble At Church). Mary Ellen was a long term elected member of the West Seneca School Board, serving two terms as President; she received the Educator of the Year Award from the West Seneca Lions Club. Mary Ellen was also a founding member of West Seneca School District SEPTSA, a member of American Legion Auxiliary 1663 Post Croghan, NY, a life member of Marine Corps League DET 754, Lowville, NY, a BOG member for the past 20+ years, a West Seneca Developmental Center Chapter NYSARC board member President 20 years, BOV member 20 years, over those years serving terms as both president and vice-president and
CAB (Consumer Advisory Board-
Willowbrook). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.