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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Elizabeth Mae Nickel Davis passed away at the Hoosick Falls Health Center on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.

She was born in Galway, New York on Aug. 27, 1915. She married Robert William Davis, of Ballston Spa, in 1932 and was his wife for 64 years. As the wife of a dairy farmer she worked side by side with her husband and raised their four children. She came to the Hoosick Falls Health Center six years ago to be with her daughter, Joyce Davis, and quickly earned the love of the residents and staff of the Health Center. She loved to write poetry and reading and movies were her passion.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Lou Elizabeth Davis. She is survived by her three remaining children, Robert Carl Davis and his wife, Geri, of Nelliston, Keith Dale Davis and his wife, Karen, of Afton, and Joyce Nadine Davis of Hoosick Falls; her sisters, Pearl Cartwright of Reno, Nev., Beulah Sless of Oppenheim, and her brother, Ronald Nickel and his wife, Ruth, of Midland Park, N.J.; her brother-in-law, Harry Davis and his wife, Shirley, of Ballston Spa; her sister in-laws, Betty Waterhouse of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Julia and her husband, Andy Palmatier of Scotia.

She is survived by 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren, and she lived to meet Aiden Spina, her fifth generation great-great grandson.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Sweetman Cemetery, Charlton, NY.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Hoosick Falls Health Center Foundation, P.O. Box 100, Hoosick Falls, New York 12090. Arrangements are under the direction of Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, Cambridge, NY.
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 9, 2007
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