Age 80, of Beaver Dams, passed away on July 11, 2010.
The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Wednesday, July 14 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.; with a funeral service immediately following at 8 p.m., Rev. Anne Campbell officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hope Cemetery, Corning.
Elsie was predeceased by her parents, James Sr. and Helen Rennells; and brothers James Jr., Edward and Roberts Rennells.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Theodore McCray; sons David (Tiphanie) McCray of Jemez Springs, NM and Dennis McCray of Au Sable Forks, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Richard Bannister of Montour Falls; sisters-in-law Tina Rennells of Breesport, NY, Cora Rennells of Newberry, NH, Dorthea Henry of Horseheads, and Frances Galucki of Edmond, OK; and a grandson, Kelson McCray.
Elsie was a Registered Nurse. She graduated from the Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in 1955 and worked at Arnot Ogden Medical Center until she retired in 1994. Elsie was a member of the Moreland Community Presbyterian Church and a past Elder. She was also a past member of the Quilting Guild of Elmira.
Memorial donations may be made to Southern Tier Hospice, the National Alzheimer’s Association or the Moreland Community Church. You may view her memorial or sign a guestbook online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.