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Elizabeth A. Hall, formerly of Hornell

HORNELL-Elizabeth A. Hall, 83, formerly of Cameron Ave., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning (Jan. 6, 2015) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell.

Born in North Hornell on Jan. 12, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Rowland and Guinevere Wilcox Ormsby. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her sister, Dorothy Argentieri.
A former resident of Alfred Station, Liz was a graduate of Alfred-Almond Central School.

She has resided in Hornell for most of her life and was employed by Airkem and later for 20 years, she was employed by K- Mart, retiring in 1998.

Liz was an avid golfer and was a member of Twin Hickory Golf Club in Hornell where she planned and organized many of the golf tournaments. She was a loyal Yankee and Syracuse fan and loved watching all types of sports on TV, especially golf tournaments. She also enjoyed playing cards and reading.

Her loving family includes her three daughters, Rowlanda Hall, Michelle (William) Norton and Kimberly Purcell all of Hornell; her five grandchildren, Gregory (Christine) Norton of Arizona, Michael (Elizabeth) Norton of Hornell, Andrew (Brigid) Norton of Farmington, Kristyne (Rob) Huber of Greensboro, N.C. and Ashley Hall of Laurel, Md.; her six great-grandchildren; her five siblings, Adele Zydor of New Jersey, Rowland (Ginny) Ormsby of Indiana, Alberta (Richard) Brown of Clarence Center, William (Teddy) Ormsby of Hornell, Eleanor (Robert) Rink of North Hornell; her brother-in-law, William Argentieri of Hornell; also her many nieces and nephews.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. in Hornell is honored to serve the family of Elizabeth A. Hall.

Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell, where a funeral service will be held in her memory following calling hours at 7 p.m. Thursday, with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, N.Y. 14843. Envelopes for memorial contributions will be available at the funeral home.

Online condolences or remembrance of Liz are welcomed at

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