Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Verna MacFarland
Verna M. MacFarland
Verna MacFarland passed into eternal rest September 14, 2017 at Van Rensselaer Manor, born June 17, 1922 the daughter of Charles and Margaret Wagner and raise in center Brunswick. She was a graduate of Troy High school and Married Lloyd MacFarland of Rensselaer on October 9, 1943. Verna has been an active resident of East Greenbush with memberships in the Community Congregational church and the EG Republican club. In 1970 she became the Receiver of taxes of the Town of East Greenbush and served in that capacity for 7 years. In 1977 she was elected Town Clerk and held that position until she retired in 1993. In her retirement Verna has enjoyed helping with the grandchildren taking cruises and trips with the family and the EG Sr. Citizens.
Verna is predeceased by her husband Lloyd MacFarland.
She is survived by her three sons Robert C., Brian E. (Diane), and Gary W. (Nicole S.) MacFarland. She is the proud grandmother of Meghan (Brian Judd), Matthew (Shannon), Michael and Jared and great grandmother to Langston, Zoey, and Carter.
Services will be Tuesday evening at 6 at the Rockefeller funeral home 165 Columbia Tpk. Rensselaer. Family and friends are invited to attend her calling hours 4-6 prior to the service. Contributions may be made in her name to the Community Congregational Church 221 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144