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Eleanor M. “Elly” Harris Beardsley

Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 11 Apr 2016 (aged 82)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 161005652 · View Source
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PITTSTOWN - Eleanor M. (Harris) Beardsley, 82, a long time resident of Pittstown, died peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2016, at St Mary's Hospital in Troy.

Born in Troy, June 21, 1933, Elly was the daughter of the late James and Frances (Evans) Harris, stepdaughter of the late Marion (Brown) Harris and the wife of the late Gary D. Beardsley.

Mrs. Beardsley was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School and for over 30 years employed as a clerk in the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Bureau in Albany. She retired in the mid 1990's.

She was a member of the Pittstown United Methodist Church, served as treasurer of the United Methodist Women's Group for many years and participated in the Pittstown Seniors.

Elly loved to sew, read, square dance and go camping.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Robert (Cheryl) Harbour; two brothers, Richard Harris, James Harris and a sister Frances Washock.

Arrangements by the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 NY Rt. 7, located in Raymertown.

Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.

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  • Created by: Laurie & Nate S.
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161005652
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor M. “Elly” Harris Beardsley (21 Jun 1933–11 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161005652, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031) .