Elizabeth Hanlon

Elizabeth A. Hanlon

1943 - 2021

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Elizabeth Boser Hanlon Cuba, NY Elizabeth A. Hanlon, 78, of 423 Garrett Rd., Ballston Spa, died peacefully on Saturday evening, August 28, 2021 at the Cuba Memorial Hospital Nursing Home Facility in Cuba where she had been residing since June of this year. Born February 10, 1943 in Olean, she was the daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth Haase Boser. Elizabeth graduated from Olean High School in 1961. During her education, she had a great admiration for her 8th grade English teacher, Miss Helen Hannigan, and decided that she would like to further her education and become a teacher also. She selected St. Bonaventure University and received her bachelor’s degree with honors in 1965 and her master’s degree in 1966. After graduation, she was hired as an 8th grade English teacher with the Greater Amsterdam School District in Amsterdam, NY. She taught there until her retirement. While teaching, she met her future husband, Francis Hanlon, who also was an English teacher there. They were married on October 9, 1971. Francis passed away on July 17, 2020. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoyed gardening and raising and showing her Keeshond dogs, with one of them winning a championship. She also was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Amsterdam. She is survived by her twin sister, Marjorie Butler of Olean; a niece Michele Smucinski of Olean; a great niece Ashley Maynard of Rochester; 2 great nephews Gerald and Matthew Maynard of Olean; a great-great nephew Henry Gagner of Rochester, and several cousins. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Elizabeth Boser of Olean. There will be a visitation for family and friends at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean on Wednesday (September 1, 2021) at 11 a.m. with a short funeral service to follow at 12 noon. Rev. Becky Worth, pastor of the Cuba United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the family plot at the Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Wednesday
1
September

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 W. State Rd.
Olean, New York, United States
Wednesday
1
September

Funeral

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 W. State Rd.
Olean, New York, United States