THOUSAND ISLAND PARK, NY – Eleanor Jones Goldacker, 90, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 12, at her home.
He was born Sept. 27, 1932, in Richville, NY, a daughter of Meredith and Doris Bristol Jones.
She graduated from Gouverneur High School and then from Canton ATC.
She married Henry L. “Hank” Goldacker, on Feb. 20, 1955, at the United Church of Christ, in Richville. Mr. Goldacker passed away on July 4, 2023.
Once her children were grown, Ellie worked part time for Dey Brothers Department Store, in Syracuse. In addition to being a wonderful cook and gracious hostess, she was an avid gardener, lover of antiques, enjoyed her role as the Social Coordinator for Happy Hour & for the Island Breakfast Club.
She is survived by a son, Curt (Wendy Cone), Toledo, OH and a daughter Nancy Goldacker (Ron Seeley), LaFayette, NY; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a brother-in-law, Joseph Laurenza.
She was predeceased by a sister, Marilyn Jones Laurenza.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Chapel at Thousand Island Park, with the Rev. Jack Andersen, officiating. Burial will follow church services at Riverside Cemetery, Wellesley Island.
Memorial donations may be made in Ellie’s name to Hospice of Jefferson County or to the Wellesley Island Fire Department.
Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service & Cremations, Alexandria Bay.
Online condolences may be made at costellofuneralservice.com