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 Elizabeth A. “Betsy” <I>Ross</I> Oliphant

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Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Ross Oliphant

Birth
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 14 Oct 2012 (aged 83)
Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100312779 View Source
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Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Oliphant, age 83, of Ransomville, died Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Residence in Lewiston, after a lengthy illness.

Betsy was born January 25, 1929 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late Leslie E. and Annie (Hailey) Ross. She grew up in Lewiston and was a graduate of the Lewiston Union School and Lewiston High School. She then attended Kelley Business Institute completing her stenographic courses. For a time Betsy worked for Harper Electric Furnace Corp. and the Niagara Falls Power Company. She married Charles Oliphant on July 28, 1951.

Betsy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston. She enjoyed volunteering at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, reading, gardening and antiquing. Most of all she loved being with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Charles; her sons, Mark (Kathy), Rick (Helga), Robert and Bruce (Stephanie) Oliphant; her grandchildren, Aaron, Sara, Eric (Nicole), Bryan (Hailey), Jennifer, Thomas, Charlie, Raymond and Sydney; and a great-grandson, Ronin. She was predeceased by a grandson, Benjamin Oliphant; a sister, Janet Convery; and two brothers, John and Leslie Ross.


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  • Created by: Roanho
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100312779
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/100312779/elizabeth-a.-oliphant : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Ross Oliphant (25 Jan 1929–14 Oct 2012), Find a Grave Memorial ID 100312779, citing Dickersonville Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .