Obituary: Emily McBride

Emily N. McBride, age 94, of Conway Springs, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 13, 2019, at Spring View Manor in Conway Springs. She worked as a nurse aide at the Wellington Hospital for many years.
Emily was born to Antonio Albano and Laura (Cresenzo) Albano on Feb. 4, 1925. She was raised and educated in West Springfield, Mass. She lived in the Anson and Conway Springs area most of her adult life.
She married her first husband, Gerard Rodrigue. After he passed away, she then married Charles E. “Elmer” McBride on March 26, 1969, in Springfield, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Gerard Rodrigue; her second husband, Charles E. “Elmer” McBride on Jan. 7, 2003; two daughters, Denise Armstead and Corrinne Boyles; four brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include five grandchildren, Jon Armstead and his wife Ruthie of Smyra, Tenn., Andrea Brown and her husband Danny of Greenville, S.C., Keith Boyles and his wife Kim of Belle Plaine, Nick Boyles and his wife Diane of Mayfield, and Tracy Dalbom and her husband Jeff of Conway Springs; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at Frank Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at 10 a.m. Chaplain Layton Hein officiated.
Visitation was held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice in lieu of flowers. Contributions can be left at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences or sign a guest book, please visit