Elizabeth E. “Betty” Hitchcock, 96, formerly of Bakers Mills, passed away peacefully, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Glens Falls Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation following a brief illness.
Born February 19, 1923 in Kane, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ludwig and Karensa (Englbratson) Carlson.
Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, leaving a legacy of love of God and encouragement.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her beloved husband, Howard Hitchcock; siblings, Gordon Carlson, Muriel Hitchcock, Frances Saulsgiver, and Norma Waite.
She is survived by her children, John Hitchcock and his wife, Elaine of Camerillo, CA; Bonnie Newton and her husband, David of Cortland, and Sharon Hayes and her husband, John of Queensbury; two brothers, Burnell Carlson and Spurgeon Carlson; seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be conducted at 12 pm, Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Redeemer Reformed Presbyterian Church, 548 Luzerne Road, Queensbury, with Rev. Ned Suffern, Pastor and Rev. James Kane, officiating.
Friends may call on Betty’s family one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Glens Falls Association for the Blind, 144 Ridge St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.
Please visit www.alexanderfh.net for online guest book and condolences.