HANNACROIX – At the age
of 92 Elsie Grace Albright Batza has left us to join her loving
husband Stephen in eternal rest on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
Elsie was born February 8, 1924 to her late parents, Clarence and
Bertha (LaJeune) Albright. She was part of a large family including
seven brothers and two sisters all predeceased. Elsie attended the
Rocky Store School as a child. At the age of sixteen she attended
Austin Beauty School to become a beautician. She had her first job
at Charm Beauty School on State Street in Albany then she moved to
Whitney’s Beauty Salon. While on her way to work she met her loving
husband of sixty two years, Stephen. They were married May 5, 1946
and they went into business for themselves. They owned a restaurant
and cabins, Hannacroix Hardware and later on they owned the
locksmith shop. Elsie was well known for her kind heart, smile, her
cooking and her beautiful flowers and greenhouse.
Elsie leaves behind
her three adoring children, John (Donna), Joe (Denise) and Joyce
(Richard) Recor; five loving grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephen,
Michael and Amy and David Recor.
will be held 11 AM Monday August 22nd at the Ravena Congregational
Christian Church, 175 Main St., Ravena. Interment will follow in
Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the
Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Sunday from 1 to 4 PM.