Averill Park- Eileen F. Jansson, 82, of Taborton Road, passed away at her residence, surrounded by her family, on Monday, September 23, 2019. Born in Troy, Eileen was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Florence Bott Engwer and wife of R. Wesley Jansson. Eileen was a graduate of Averill Park High School. Along with caring for her family she was a waitress and bus driver.She had worked for many years at area restaurants and retired from Gardner’s Coffee Shoppe in Stephentown. Eileen was a former member of the Zion’s UCC Taborton and the Alps Baptist Church. She enjoyed time with the Stephentown Seniors. The most important thing to Eileen was the time spent with her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eileen is survived by her husband Wesley and her children Susan (Neil) Gardner of Stephentown, Deanna (Gary) Harrington of Stephentown, Maj Gen Scott (Janine) Jansson of Alexandria, VA, Randy (Chris) Jansson of Murrieta, CA and Aimee (the late Paul Jr.) Dodge of Averill Park. She was predeceased by her infant son Michael. She is also survived by her sister Alice Vander Bogart of Averill Park and predeceased by siblings Henry Engwer, Olive Gerstel, and Raymond Engwer. Eileen was the grandmother of Derrick, Kyle and the late Ryan Gardner;Jason and Joshua Pratt; Corey Harrington; Aaron and Andrew Jansson; Amanda, Holly and Caitlin Jansson; and Kara Dodge. She was the great grandmother to Alaina and Zaiden Gardner; and Kaylee and Lyndsey Pratt.
Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Friday September 27, 2019 at the West Stephentown Baptist Church 1672 NY 43 West Stephentown with burial to follow at the Hillside Cemetery West Stephentown.
There will be no public calling hours.
The family suggests donations in memory of Eileen Jansson may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 4 Pine West Plaza Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205 or the West Stephentown Baptist Church 1672 NY 43 Stephentown, NY 12168.
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September 27, 2019
West Stephentown Baptist Church
Directions to the West Stephentown Baptist Church