Florence Marie McCullough, 82

F lorence Marie McCullough, age 82, of Granville died Friday, July 16, 2010, at her residence following a long illness.
Florence was born on March 24, 1928, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of the late George and Mamie (Kurczewski) Ackerly.
Florence was a loving and dedicated mother who will be greatly missed.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Matthew McCullough, three sons, Joseph McCullough Jr., John Thomas McCullough and Rodney Thomas McCullough, and six siblings, George, Henney, Aggie, Kittie, Marie and Bibby.
Survivors are her eight children, Florence Marie McCullough of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Michael and his wife, Lynn, of Pompano Beach, Fla., Marilyn Calendreillo and her husband, James, of Sayresville, N.J., John Thomas McCullough of Granville, Joan Johnson and her husband, Arthur, of Granville, Barbara Clements and her husband, Joseph, of Coconut Creek, Fla., Janet Ruwe and her husband, Timothy, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Maureen Bernstein and her husband, Robert, of Granville. She is also survived by a brother, Edward Ackerly, and his wife, Ruth, of Oakland, N.J. Florence was also blessed with 22 grandchildren, Rene and Valerie Morris, Nathaniel and Victoria Martino, Jody McCullough, Matthew and Megan Forrest, Michelle McCullough, Darlene Restraino, Jim, Gina, and Gina Calandreillo, Christopher and Joelle McCullough, Keri-Ann Whitney, Jeffrey Sayers, Sarah Paredes, Timothy and Brian Ruwe, Erica, Christopher and Robert Bernstein; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, July 20, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 23 Bulkley Ave., Granville, with the Rev. Thomas Zelker presiding. Burial was in Mettowee Cemetery in Granville. Calling hours were held Monday at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the CR Wood Cancer Center, c/o Glens Falls Hospital Foundation, 126 South St., Glens Falls, N.Y. 12801.

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