Eileen M. Cundy, age 85, of Lansing, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.
Born May 5, 1928, in Elmira, NY, Eileen was a daughter of the late Clifford and Alice (Warner) Rodabaugh. She was a 1946 graduate of Odessa High School. Eileen spent her early married years raising her family in Hickstown, NY. When her children were older, Eileen returned to work and spent many years employed at Cornell University and later as a chef at McAnnâs in VanEtten. It was in 1982 that she and her husband moved to Lansing and became the first residents at Woodsedge. She is a former president of the Woodsedge Residentâs Assoc., the Lansing Senior Citizens, and in 1996 established a local group that sewed over 3000 bonnets for patients receiving cancer treatments. Sewing, painting, and crafts were on of Eileenâs favorite pastimes. Her faith was also extremely important to her, and she was a very active member of the Lansing United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Cundy and two brothers, Leonard and Peter Rodabaugh.
She is survived by her children, Richard Cundy (Linda) of DeBary, FL, Alice Burlew (Bud) of Portland, TN, Carol Blake (Ron) of Waverly, NY; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; sister, Sally Jane King; brothers, Richard Rodabaugh and Robert Rodabaugh; a large extended family, and numerous friends.
A Celebration of Life, officiated by Pastor Jane Sautter will begin at 2pm, September 11, 2013, in the community room at Woodsedge Apartments, 100 Woodsedge Dr., Lansing, NY.
Fort those wishing to remember Eileen in the form of a contribution, please consider Hospicare, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.
Lansing Funeral Home is assisting the family.