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Eleanor B. Macy

January 1, 1923 April 17, 2018
Eleanor B.  Macy
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Obituary for Eleanor B. Macy

Eleanor B. Macy passed away peacefully on April 17, 2018 surrounded by her children.
Eleanor was born January 1, 1923 to James B. and Eva Walker Baker in Tacoma, Washington. She attended schools in Tacoma and graduated from Stadium High School. She attended Washington State University for two years and graduated from the University of Washington, although her allegiance was to the WSU Cougars.
She was united in marriage to Glen C. Macy on July 3, 1944. They had four children: Steve, Scott, Christy Gibney and Thrina Parent. Eleanor was very active in McMinnville and in 1976 was awarded McMinnville’s Woman of the Year. She was a lifetime member of Girl Scouts, serving in several capacities as an adult, spent two terms on the city Planning Commission, and twice president of the League of Women Voters. She served on the boards of Gallery Players (acting in several plays), Juliette’s House and AAUW. She was a member of Chapter Y, P.E.O., Michelbook Country Club and City Club. She was a lifelong Episcopalian and a member of St. Barnabas in McMinnville. She was active for many years teaching Church School, served on the Vestry, Altar Guild Directress and worked in the Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas for many years.
Eleanor loved her family, church, community and friends. She was a world traveler, avid reader and sports fan.
She is survived by her children: Steve (JacE), Scott (Mary Sue), and Thrina Parent (Mike). She has eight grandchildren: Chad (Shelley) and Sean Fallows, Tara Rich (Corey), Lisa Macy-Baker (Ron), Ericka Macy-Gustafson (Matt), Glen Macy (Kelleen), Mathew and Geoff Parent, and ten great grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers James Baker, S. William Baker and Jack Butcher. She was preceded in death by husband Glen in 1993 and daughter Christy in 2008.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00am at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in McMinnville. Private family interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Barnabas Episcopal Church or Juliette’s House c/o Macy & Son.

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4:00 PM 4/25/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States





11:00 AM 4/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

822 SW 2nd Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
822 SW 2nd Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

135 N.E. Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

135 N.E. Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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