Ellen McFarland Blake
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Ellen McFarland Blake
  • May 16, 1927 - January 2, 2016
  • New York

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Daughter of the late Roberta and Paul McFarland. Beloved wife of the late Francis Hardie Blake Jr. Cherished mother of Charles G.S. (Kandie) Blake, Paul Blake, Lynda Blake, and Dorothy Signor Blake, and the late Francis Hardie Blake III "Tony". Caring sister of Michael (Nicki) McFarland and the late Carolyn DeAngelis. Caring grandmother of Andrea (Mike) Brown, Michael (Danielle), Kevin, and Steve Blake. Great-grandmother of Seth and Emelia Brown and Audrey Blake. Ellen loved gardening and painting, and cherished spending time with family members. Ellen is also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. The family will be present on Wednesday from 3-7:00pm at the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 12 Ingersoll St., Albion, NY. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday at 10:00 am at Christ Episcopal Church, 26 South Main Street, friends invited, a reception will follow the service. Donations may be made in Ellen's name to the Hoag Library in Albion.