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Mildred Ellison

March 27, 1920 — July 3, 2010

Mildred F. Ellison

Age 90, of Watkins Glen, passed away at Seneca View on July 3, 2010 surrounded by family.

Mildred was predeceased by her husband Andrew J. Ellison in 1990, her brother Richard Fultz, and her parents Bertha and Ira Fultz. She is survived by her sons, James W. (Beverly) Ellison, Andrew J. Ellison II (Luanne); daughter, Jane E. Kissell; sisters, Rowena Eyrich and Joyce (Frank) Bloom; grandchildren, Sean (Andrea) Ellison, Brian (Amanda) Ellison, Andrew John Ellison III, Frank Paul Ellison, William J. (Colleen) Kissell, Melissa Sue Kissell, Emily Cowan, and Lee Smith; 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, and dear friend Doris Ector. Mildred was a long time homemaker who helped on the farm. She loved to cook and bake, and be surrounded by family. Sunday dinners were a tradition to bring everyone together. In 2004 Mildred became fully blind, but continued to carry on with a strong faith and spirit. She was able to remain in her home for several years due to the help of her kind and loving family and caretakers.

Mildred was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Watkins Glen, and was awarded by the Presbyterian Women’s Association the Presbyterian Woman of the Year. She was also a member of the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary and Zonta Club.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen; on Tuesday, July 6, from 6-8pm; a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 7, at 4:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church, Watkins Glen; Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon officiating; burial at Glenwood Cemetery.

Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891. You may view her memorial or sign a guestbook online in “Obituaries” at

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