Myrtle M. O’Grady, 89

HANNIBAL, NY – Myrtle M. O’Grady, 89, of Hannibal, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015.

Myrtle M. O’Grady
Myrtle M. O’Grady

She retired from Comstock Foods in Red Creek after many years and had previously worked at Nestle Co. in Fulton, General Electric Co. in Liverpool and Ox Heart Candy in Oswego.

Myrtle was a member of the Hannibal Center-South Hannibal United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed camping, reading, playing bingo and visits to the casino.

Myrtle loved her family gatherings.

She was the widow of Louis Worden in 1954 and Francis “Red” O’Grady in 2001.

Surviving are her children, Ann (Donald) Bunting of Maryland, Mary Reis of Fulton, Linda DeRocha, Florence Saunders and Dawn (Michael) Louise all of Hannibal, Viola (Nick) Tietsma of Cato, Angus (Charlene) Ritchie of Texas, George (Elizabeth) Ritchie of Hannibal and Dale (Lorraine) Ritchie of Martville; 19 grandchildren; many great- and great-great-grandchildren; brother, William Hubbard of Syracuse; sister, Julia Wheeler of Texas and many nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by three grandchildren; brother, Walter Hubbard; and sister, Mary Scott.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery in Hannibal.

Memorials may be made to the Hannibal Center-South Hannibal United Methodist Church, Hannibal, NY 13074.