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November 12, 1924 — February 6, 2019

GLENS FALLS — Francis J. Macey, 94, of Glens Falls, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, after a sudden and short illness.

Red was born on Nov. 12, 1924 in Hudson Falls, the son of Kathryn McCurry Macey and Frank Macey.

He was a member of the former St. Alphonsus Parish, currently a Communicate of St. Mary’s Parish and graduated from Hudson Falls High School. He was a Navy Air Corps Veteran of WWII, where after he retired from Native Textiles after 44 years. After his retirement, he and his wife, Shirley, traveled extensively.

Mr. and Mrs. Macey enjoyed their travels together, as well as their many shared hobbies. Red was beloved by his family and will always be remembered for their times together camping, boating, traveling and his skills in leathercraft. He especially enjoyed traveling up to Plattsburgh, to see his beloved family member, Father Bill Gordon. He will be greatly missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to have known him.

Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his son, Timothy F. Macey; his daughter, Sue A. “Macey” Funicello; and his brothers, Harald, Robert and Lawrence Macey.

He is survived by his son, John Macey and wife, Mary Macey, of Cary, North Carolina; his daughter, Cynthia Macey and husband, Mike Rios, of Queensbury; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

At Red’s request, there will be no calling hours.

There will be a Mass held in his honor at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls for his family, friends and acquaintances.

Red’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Glens Falls Hospital for all their care and compassion during his illness. He wanted his family and friends to remember him as he was before his illness.

Online condolences may be left by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations in his name may be sent to the St. Joseph’s Indian School, located at 1301 N Main St., Chamberlain, SD 57325.

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