Eleanor A. Kinan fell asleep in the Lord on April 24, 2015, in Niagra Falls, NY., and was a member of St. George Orthodox Church, Niagara Falls, NY. She was the daughter of the late Norman and Emmaline Mackarous, sister of Allan Mackarous, Jeffrey (Helen) Mackarous and Norma (Kurt) Schmoelz. Eleanor was the wife of the late Charles A. Kinan and the mother of Mark (Christina) Kinan and Neal Kinan.
Fr. Paul Sohlberg said Trisagion Prayers on Sunday, April 25, 2015 and presided at the Funeral Service on Monday, April 26, 2015 at St. George Orthodox Church in Niagra Falls, NY.
Eleanor served as President of the Antiochian Women North American Board from 1995 - 1997. As President, she oversaw the publication of a leadership guide and the design and distribution of the Antiochian Women's pins. Under her leadership the Antiochian Women successfully raised monies in support of two projects given to them by Metropolitan Philip of Blessed Memory. The first from 1995 - 1997 for the Antiochian Village Camp Expansion, and the second, from 1996 - 1997 for Theological Education.
Eleanor was also very active holding positions of leadership in her parish, was Director of the Church School and involved in her Antiochian Women's chapter, as well as holding many offices on the Diocesan Level. Professionally, she had been a tax preparer and tax teacher.
May God grant her peace and may her Memory be Eternal.