Eileen M. Phalen McBride, 97, Winnie
Eileen M. Phalen McBride, 97, of Winnie died Tuesday, January 17, 2017. She was born September 29, 1919, in Saginaw, Michigan, to Sophia Calnan Phalen and James Albert Phalen.
Survivors include daughters, Kathleen Ferguson and her husband, Glenn, of Galveston; Colleen Ruple and her husband, Gerald, of Beaumont; Maureen Christensen and her husband, Gary, of Graham, Washington; sons, Louie W. “Bubby” McBride, Jr. and his wife, Arlene, of Tacoma, Washington; Kevin McBride and his wife, Ann, of Pearland; daughter-in-law, Debra McBride of League City; brother, William “Bill” Phalen of San Antonio; sisters-in-law, Jo Phalen of Houston; “Pitt” Huddleston and Emily Dale, both of Winnie; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louie “Bill” McBride, Sr.; and her son, Brian McBride.
A gathering of Mrs. McBride’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 20, 2017, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2017, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, with interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, #4 Bayou Brandt, Suite B, Beaumont, Texas 77704.