Averill Park- Elnathan J. “Buck” McFee Jr., 79, of Forest Road died at his residence on Thursday, September 12, 2019.Born in Troy, Buck was the son of the late Elnathan and Catholene Honsinger McFee and the husband of Joanne Curcio Phelan McFee. Buck attended the Averill Park Schools and served in the National Guard. He spent most of his working career as a roofer for area roofing companies including his brother’s Schuyler Construction. Buck was a nature lover, enjoyed gardening, his time at the casinos, playing the lottery and he enjoyed and loved the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Survivors in addition to his wife include his children Donna (Matthew J.) Makar of Averill Park, Scott E. McFee of Brunswick, Nicole McFee of Ohio, Erin Phelan of Latham, Michael (Lindsey) Phelan of Averill Park, Dawn Espinoza of Chatham, Donna Phelan of TX and William Phelan of No. Greenbush his grandchildren William L. Densmore, Samantha L. McFee, Sarah A. McFee, Alyssa Rose Makar, Tristen, Peyton, Alex, Ryan, Liam, Samuel, Miranda, David, Anyssa and Natalia, his great granddaughter Elaina and his sister Alice Reiniger of West Sand Lake along with several nieces and nephews. Elnathan was the brother of the late Anna Mae Gazaw, David McFee, Dolores Williams, Velma Dobert, Oswald “Jimmy” McFee and Jeffery McFee.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call 5-7 pm on Friday, September 20th at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 NY 43 at Glass Lake Averill Park.
The family request donations in memory of Elnathan McFee Jr. be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 4 Pine West Plaza Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205.
Visit www.perrykomdat.com for directions and a private guestbook.
September 20, 2019
Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel