Born on August 22, 1934, in Bacon Hill, she was the daughter of the late Edward Brown and Susan Wolf Brown.
Ethel worked for a short time as the cleaning lady for the McDonald’s in Greenwich. Most of her life was spent home caring for and raising her four children.
Ethel loved to play bingo and played it as many times a week as she could. Her greatest joy came from having family gathering and playing card and dominoes at those gatherings. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and to them she was the essence of the word “Mother.”
Mrs. Bounds is pre deceased by her husband William Bounds who died on January 21, 1996, She is also predeceased by two grandsons, Jason and Steven Bounds, two brothers Edward and Nelson Brown and three sisters, Mary Lewis, Kathryn Maynard and Rose Marie Anuszewski.
Survivors include her son William Bounds of Stillwater, and his wife Connie; three daughters, Brenda Lee Fish of Fort Edward, Sue A. Hanna of Saratoga Springs and Theresa A. Bounds of Schuylerville; four sisters, Susan Weatherwax, Alice Booth and Eleanor Brown all of Greenwich, and Theresa Lampman of North Carolina; grandchildren Christina Mack, Edward Fish Jr., Candice Bounds, Nicholas Hanna, William Bounds III, Kevin Bounds and Donald Millis Jr.; two step grandchildren – Robin Thompson and Charles Warner, 14 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A mass of Christian burial was held at the Notre Dame Visitation Church 18 Pearle St. Schuylerville on Friday, January 25.