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Eileen (Bernardo) McDowell

August 8, 1933 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 85)

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Eileen McDowell, 85, a resident of Greenwich, CT and formerly of Port Chester, NY died July 22, 2019. She was born August 8, 1933 in Port Chester to the late Joseph and Hazel Baker Bernardo.  She was raised and educated in Port Chester graduating from Port Chester High School. Eileen was married on June 6, 1954 at Our Lady of Mercy Church to Frank H. McDowell, Jr. Mr. McDowell died September 10, 2012.  She was a secretary at the Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School, she then worked for 9 years at Village Savings Bank in Port Chester and then as administrative assistant at Kraft General Foods in Rye Brook, NY. She finished her work career at The Griff Harris Golf Course in Greenwich, CT.  She was devoted to her Catholic faith as well to her children, grandchildren and great grandchild. Mrs. McDowell is survived by her beloved daughters Pam Kelly and husband Jim of Harrison, NY and Judy Massi and her husband Rick of Greenwich, CT. grandchildren Colleen Allison Mayo and husband Sean, Patrick Charles Massi, Jr., Ian McDowell Lauth, Sean McDowell Massi and Madeline Paige Lauth, great granddaughter Olivia Quinn Mayo. She is also survived by her dear friend Brien McMahon and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 4-8PM on Sunday July 28, 2019 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10AM on Monday July 29, 2019 at St. Paul's RC Church 84 Sherwood Ave. Greenwich, CT. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery Rye Brook, NY.
Craft Memorial Home, Inc. 40 Leicester St. Port Chester, NY www.craftmemorialhome.com
 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 28, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Craft Memorial Home
40 Leicester Street
Port Chester, NY 10573

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
July 29, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul's RC Church
84 Sherwood Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06831

Interment following funeral service
Monday
July 29, 2019

Saint Mary's Cemetery
1 High Street
Rye Brook, NY 10573

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