OBITUARY

James R. McElhaney

December 27, 1936June 21, 2020

James R. McElhaney, born Dec. 27, 1936 in Cooperstown, PA, passed away on June 21, 2020. He enlisted in the US Air Force on July 16, 1954 and retired as a CMSgt (E-9)after more than 27 years on Oct. 1, 1981. He moved to Orlando, Florida and went to work for the US Postal Service in Dec. 1981 and retired from there on May 1, 1999. He liked to fish, bowl and play golf. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rosario, a native of the Philippines; a daughter, Brenda E. Rivera; a son, James Jr.; two granddaughter, Jessica and Stephanie; two great grandchildren, Alexa and Dominic. He was predeceased in death by his parents; two daughters; three brothers and one sister. He has one brother, Bob and one sister, Linda who live in PA. Funeral services will be conducted at 3pm on Monday at Baldwin Fairchild @ Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 2420 Harrell Road, Orlando. Family will receive friends from 1pm till time of service. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Committal

    Monday, June 29, 2020

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Julie Rogers

July 4, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Aunt Rose and family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you all.

Diana Feliciano-Pavero

June 26, 2020

So sorry to hear of Mac's passing. He was a wonderful co-worker with a great dry sense of humor which was much appreciated. He often spoke so proudly of his family with such love.

Joanie Ross

June 26, 2020

Rose so sorry to hear about Mac. You took such good care of him and I know how much you will miss him. May he Rest In Peace. I will miss seeing him at our ROPER breakfasts.

Marie Romand Canuel

June 26, 2020

Love and prayers to the family. Mac was a wonderful man and I’m sure he will be missed. I was a pleasure to work with such a great person

Prayers to all

Rorik Williams

June 25, 2020

Sending love and prayers to you and your family in this difficult time.

Miguel Gutierrez

June 25, 2020

Brenda,

I'm sad to learn about your father's passing and can't imagine how difficult it must be. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Peter Hale

June 25, 2020

My deepest condolences for your loss.

Troy Daniels

June 25, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy

Eddie Abujaber

June 25, 2020

My deepest condolences to the McElhaney family. We hope that the family will find strength and peace during this difficult time.

Sincerely,

Eddie Abujaber

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY