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Ethel Denniston "Babe" Holliday(1914 - 2013)

HOLLIDAY, Ethel Denniston "Babe"

Ethel (Denniston) "Babe" Holliday, age 98, a resident of ELCOR Nursing Facility of Horseheads, NY died at Arnot Ogden Medical Center on August 2, 2013 following a brief illness. Babe was a long time resident of Albion, NY followed by nineteen years in Orlando Florida upon retirement. She was born November 18, 1914 to Clara (Fose) and James Tiffany Denniston of Albion. She was predeceased by husband, Arnold W Holliday in 2001. She was the youngest of seven children including her twin brother Chuck, all deceased. She is survived by daughter Marsha (Robert) Curry of Webster, NY, Larry and Jane Holliday of Horseheads, NY and Marc D. Holliday of Waterport, NY. Also Grandchildren, Bryan, Suzanne, Christopher, Carrie, Holly, Janet and Katy. Great Grandchildren Kristine, Collin, Keigan, Liam, Jack and Reed. She proudly completed her GED in 1963 and later completed nurses training to become a skilled home health nurse in Orleans county. As a 62 year cancer survivor she often provided guidance and emotional support to other women with similar diagnosis. Always a pillar of strength and a source of much wit and wisdom Babe was loved and respected by every person she ever met and will be greatly missed by all. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to the many wonderful friends and staff she met during her six years as a resident at ELCOR Nursing Facility, a place she quickly learned to call home. There will be no calling hours at Babe's request and services will be at the convenience of the family. She will be interned next to husband Arnold at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Orlando Florida. Memorial donations may be made to; The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY. P.O. Box 356, Camillus, NY 13031, Phone: (315) 672-5288




Published in Star-Gazette from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9, 2013
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