HAMILTON - Elsie Dunning, 87, of Hamilton, formerly of Franklinville, passed away Saturday (Oct. 26, 2013) at the Community Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.
The Guest Book is expired.
She was born Dec. 11, 1925 in Caneadea, a daughter of Ernest Sr. and Lillian "Lily" Hampton Taylor and was a graduate of Rushford High School. On Dec. 24, 1943, Elsie married Lloyd D. Dunning in Ebenezer. He predeceased her on Nov. 10, 2006.
Elsie was a homemaker who devoted her life to caring for her family. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and gardening, and she loved to bake and cook. She was very musically inclined as a pianist, violinist and singer.
Surviving are her children, Lettie (Ronald) Nelson-Sampson of Plymouth, Diedre and William Litzenberger of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Donald Dunning of Franklinville; brothers, Robert Taylor of Reading, Calif., and Frank Taylor of Tonawanda; grandchildren, Martha and David Young of Hamilton, Monica Nelson and Wassim Mazraany of Andover, Mass., Melissa and Eric O'Brien of Ceres, Pa., Julie and Kerry Hotopp of Columbia, Md., Jonathan and Laura Litzenberger of Newnan, Ga., and Jennifer Litzenberger of Madison, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Ameera, Aayah and Moussa Mazraany, Samantha O'Brien and Cedric Hotopp, and Michael and Nicholas Litzenberger; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Dr. George E. Taylor and Russell Taylor; and a son-in-law, Maurice Nelson.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday (Nov. 10, 2013) from the Park United Methodist Church, 17 Broad St., Hamilton. Interment will be private in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Hamilton. Friends are invited to call at the church on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton. To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online go to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com.
Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes Inc
25 Broad St Hamilton, NY 13346
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Nov. 3, 2013