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Elsa Popjoy


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Elsa Popjoy Obituary
Elsa O. Popjoy, 90, Lecanto, died at home Aug 30, 2016 under the care of her family and Hospice of Citrus & The Nature Coast. Elsa was born in Staten Island, NY on Oct 1, 1925 to the late Chris and Liv (Dahl) Overgard and came to Florida over 20 years ago from Pennsylvania. She retired from the DuPont Chemical Company as a Supervisor of Public Affairs and attended Calvary Church in Inverness. She enjoyed sewing clothes for children in third world countries, playing scrabble, reading, and working jigsaw puzzles. Elsa loved the Lord and and traveled to Nicaragua, Kenya, Africa, and Costa Rica witnessing and supporting missionaries and sponsoring children in Latin America and India.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 43 years, Allen "Ed" Popjoy; 1 brother, Herbert (Dorothy) Overgard, Hernando, FL; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by 3 sisters, Anne, May, and Carolyn.
A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for Friday, September 16th, at 11:00 AM from Calvary Church with Rev. Ottis Barnett and Rev. Mike Rairick officiating. The urn will be laid to rest in Florida National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are being accepted by Calvary Church Youth Dept., 2728 E. Harley St., Inverness, FL 34453.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 6, 2016
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