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Grace Regina O'Brien McIver

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 17 Mar 2017 (aged 94)
New York, USA
Burial Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 177508819 · View Source
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SCOTIA, N.Y. – Grace Regina (O’Brien) McIver, age 94, of Scotia, passed away on Friday, March 17th 2017.

Born in New York, N.Y. on February 20th 1923, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Anges Mary Cecelia (Ryan) O’Brien.

She was raised and educated in New York City, N.Y. and graduated from Columbia Nursing School.

During World War II, Grace proudly served in the Cadet Nurse Corps.

On November 14th 1947, Grace married Kenneth N. McIver and they lived in the New York City, N.Y. area.

During this time, Grace worked as an RN for NYS Psychiatric Institute.

Grace and her family moved to Scotia, N.Y. in 1950 and she began employment at Bellevue Hospital for Women, retiring in 1989.

Grace was a charter member of Adirondack Chapter of NYS Archeological Society, a charter member of the Garnet Blades (Union College Hockey Team Booster Club) and a member of the Northern NE Chapter and National Chapters of the Society for Industrial Archeology.

She was on the Scotia-Glenville Board of Education for 29 years and sat on the PTA for several years.

She was president of the Board Association for 2 years.

She sang with the Melodeers and was a nurse for the American Red Cross for over 30 years.

During retirement, Grace and Kenneth audited classes at SUNY Albany in Roman, Greek and Egyptian Archeology.

In addition to her parents, Grace was predeceased on June 8th 2016 by her beloved husband; Kenneth N. McIver, two sisters; Catherine O’Brien and Mary Godfrey, and two brothers; John O’Brien and William O’Brien.

A graveside service for Grace and her husband Kenneth, will be held on at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, N.Y. at a date and time to be determined.

Arrangements are by The White Funeral Home in Scotia, N.Y.


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  • Created by: Laurie & Nate S.
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177508819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Regina O'Brien McIver (20 Feb 1923–17 Mar 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177508819, citing Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031) .