In Loving Memory of
Mary C Elmer
Dec 11, 1925 ~ Jul 30, 2014
On Wednesday, July 30th, Mary passed away peacefully after a long illness. She was born in Greenfield, MA in 1925 to the late Willis D and Ida E (nee Harrington) Houghtaling. In 1942, she married the love of her life Ralph S Elmer and started a family. The family eventually settled in Connecticut where Mary was a stay at home mom. Mary and Ralph moved to Cape Coral in 1984 for the warm weather. Mary enjoyed working in her yard, doting on her animals, Nascar and Jeff Gordon and shopping at WalMart. She leaves behind her soulmate of 71 years, Ralph, her eldest son, Ralph (Bev), daughter Babe (Chris), son Lonnie (Brenda), daughter Patty and many generations of family members. She also leaves her cherished pets. A private celebration of her life will be held at a future date.
Published in The News-Press on Aug. 10, 2014