Elizabeth <I>Tooley</I> Percy

Elizabeth Tooley Percy

Cardinal, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada
Death Apr 1981 (aged 94)
Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Burial Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 70425388 · View Source
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Obituary: Elizabeth Percy Dead
Mrs. Elizabeth Tooley Percy, 94, formerly of 133 N. Pleasant St., widow of J. Ward Percy, died Monday morning at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 1976.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Reed and Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Paul Muller, paster of Bethany United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Surviving are a son, Lyle, Watertown; a daughter-in-law Mrs. Carolyn Percy, widow of Kenneth, Watertown; two sisters, Mrs. Cora Jackson and Mrs. Alice Willex, both of Watertown; two nieces, Beatrice Mosher and Mrs. Carl (Alyce) Rose, also of Watertown; eight grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.
A brother and two sisters died before her.
Born in Cardinal, Ont., Nov. 6, 1886, the daughter of Martin and Sarah Levier Tobley, she moved to Watertown with her family and attended city schools. On Dec. 30, 1907, she married J. Ward Percy a former city constable, who died Jan. 4, 1968.
Mrs. Percy worked at C. H. Anthony's Dry Goods Store in the city and later was a seamstress at the Smith and Percy Store.
She was a member of Bethany Methodist Church and for many years served as president of the church's women's society. Mrs. Percy was also a longtime member of the Eastern Star.
Contributions may be made in her name to the Bethany United Methodist Church building fund.

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Gravesite Details Many thanks to Herb Reed for taking time out to find this obituary at the Watertown Library


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Tooley Percy (6 Nov 1886–Apr 1981), Find a Grave Memorial no. 70425388, citing North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA ; Maintained by worshacf (contributor 47384133) .