Eleanor Bourke



Eleanor Bourke of Walden, passed away at Montgomery Nursing home on January 24, 2024.  She was 83 years old.  

Eleanor was born on July 11, 1940 to the late Bernard and Dorothy Hertling Spannagel in Newark, N.J.. She was the widow to the late Brian Bourke.  Eleanor was a dedicated homemaker.  She was die hard Mets fan.  She will be dearly missed.  

Eleanor is survived by her daughter, Laura Dean (Richard) of Walden; adopted sons, Eric Wilson (Wendy of Montgomery) and Stephen Wilson of Greenville; Phillip Spannagel of Middletown; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and one great granddaughter; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, father and brothers Bernard and John.

Contributions may be made to the Walden Humane Society 2489 Albany Post Rd. Walden, NY 12586.

Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday January 30, 2024 from 6-8 p.m. at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home 39 Orchard St. Walden.