Eleanor M. (Minckley) Rush, age 73, died on November 26, 2012 at Medina Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 19, 1939 in Albion, a daughter of the late Roscoe and Naomi (Harling) Minckley.
Eleanor had lived in this area all her life and graduated from Albion High School, Class of 1957. She also graduated from SUNY at Brockport with a degree in Teaching, specializing in Health and Physical Education. Eleanor enjoyed playing bridge and golf, but most of all, she loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her sister, Janice Griffin. She is survived by her loving husband, Roger; loving children, Amy (Scott) Ryan of Rochester, Sharon (Chris) Brown of Long Island, William (Erica Bonifield) Rush of Kent; grandchildren, Alex Kavulich, Julia Ryan, Zachary, Derek, Peter Brown, Danielle Rush, Caitlyn Bonifield; sister, Donna (Donald) Bedner of Michigan; brother, William (Barbara) Minckley of Kentucky; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 W. Avenue, Albion on Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, where her Memorial Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411.
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