Mildred F. Elliott, 105, of Madrid, died Monday, August 29, 2011, at United Helpers Maplewood in Canton. Mildred Elliott, was a longtime Madrid resident.
She was born in 1906 in Milan, Illinois, to Mae Gilmore and Thomas George Fisher and was married in 1939 to the late Clarence Walter Elliott. She has resided at the Maplewood Campus of the United Helpers in Canton for nine years. She received her teacher’s training at Potsdam Normal School, and later her master’s degree through SUNY. She taught elementary school in Monticello, before marrying Clarence Elliott of Madrid. She was a much loved teacher in the Madrid Waddington School District.
Mildred was a member of the Scotch Presbyterian Church of Chipman where she served as an Elder and President of the Presbyterian Women. She was a Past Matron and Chaplain of the Fulton Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. She held a lifetime membership in the Madrid Grange.
Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; and grandson, William (Billy) Elliott.
Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth (Liz) and George Tietz of Granville, Ohio; son and friend, William (Bill) Elliott and Jeanette Hazelton; seven grandchildren, George, Catherine, Kenneth (Tietz) of North Carolina and Ohio, Tammy and Duane (Elliott) of Norfolk and Massena, Patti Lynne of Cortland, and Lucas of Madrid; and by eleven great grandchildren.
Committal services were held privately. A memorial “Celebration of Life” planned for October 22nd at the Scotch Presbyterian Church with a time to be announced. Memorial gifts may be given to the Scotch Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Phillips Memorial Home in Madrid. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.