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Capt Elizabeth Mae Ashton Price
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1920
Death: Oct. 5, 2003

This is a Military Marker - states she was a Captain in the U S Army during WW II

Bucks County Courier Times (Levittown, PA) - October 8, 2003
Deceased Name: ELIZABETH MAE ASHTON PRICE
Elizabeth Mae (Ashton) Price

former Bensalem PA resident

Elizabeth Mae (Ashton) Price, age 83, of Jacksonville, Fla., died October 5, 2003.

A native of Bensalem, she was preceded in death by her parents, Jonathan Van Sant Ashton and Lucy Vandegrift Ashton; her brothers, Eugene and Jack Ashton; and her husband, Stephen R. Price Sr.

Elizabeth was a 1938 graduate of Bensalem High School. She received her Registered Nursing (R.N.) degree from Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, following which she served in the U.S. Army aboard the Hospital Ship Frances Slanger in the Atlantic Theatre during WWII, in support of combat operations in France and the European Campaign. She left the Army as a captain at the end of the war and continued her nursing career at, among others, Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia, the Baptist Medical Center and St. Vincent Hospital, both in Jacksonville, Fla., the latter from which she retired in 1982.

She is survived by her sister, Mary Ashton Trapp, her brothers, Louis and George Ashton, all of Bensalem; her daughters, Linda Ashton of Austin, Tex., Cynthia Price of Jacksonville, Fla.; and son Stephen R. Price Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren Stefani Hines and her husband Dean Hines of Albuquerque, N. Mex., Margaret and Evan Price of Atlanta, Ga.; and her great grandchild, Greggor Hines, also of Albuquerque, N. Mex.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her service Friday, 11:00 a.m. at the Tomlinson Funeral Home, 2207 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, where friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Vansant Ashton (1886 - 1967)
  Lucy Vandegrift Ashton (1893 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Stephen R Price (1920 - 1994)
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Mae Ashton Price (1920 - 2003)
  Eugene G Ashton (1924 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vandegrift Cemetery
Bensalem
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kate Pitluck
Record added: Mar 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34311231
Capt Elizabeth Mae <i>Ashton</i> Price
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Capt Elizabeth Mae <i>Ashton</i> Price
Added by: Kate Pitluck
 
Capt Elizabeth Mae <i>Ashton</i> Price
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From one woman military officer to another, thank you for your service; rest in peace
- Sharon Davis
 Added: Jun. 10, 2012

- R. Bowles-Meentzen
 Added: Apr. 16, 2009
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.~Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken," 1916
- R M P
 Added: Mar. 18, 2009
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