Mary Greenough

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Dresden, New York – Mary Greenough, 89, of Catden Road, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was the daughter of the late William and Jeanette MacDonald Bahr.

She was a lifelong dairy farmer and caretaker for numerous people. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church of Whitehall and Dresden Homemakers.

In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her husband Donald S. Greenough in 2004; her brothers Lyle, Ronald and Jack Bahr; her sister Barbara Dorsey; her great-granddaughter Guenevere Jean Varney; and her brother-in-law George Greenough.

Survivors include her brothers Newell (Lisa) Bahr and Bruce Bahr of Florida; her sons Richard (Theresa) Greenough of Fair Haven, Vermont, and Patrick (Kathy) Greenough of Dresden; and daughters Susan (Howard) Ryder of Whitehall, New York, and Anne (Edward) Bittle of Whitehall. She also is survived by 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, at Jillson Funeral Home, with a private family burial at the Clemons Cemetery.

The family wishes to express many thanks to all her caregivers, Fort Hudson Home Care and High Peaks Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Whitehall Food Pantry, 151 Broadway, Whitehall, NY 12887 or High Peaks Hospice, 454 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

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