Marcia M. Eldridge, of Hornell

HORNELL-Marcia M. Eldridge, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning (April 5, 2017) at her home on Adsit Street.

Born in Delhi, N.Y. on Aug. 13, 1944 she was a daughter of the late Berthold and Marguerite Brandenburg. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her stepdaughter, Tahnee Sue Eldridge.

A former resident of Gastonia, N.C. for many years, Marcia moved to Lincolnton, N.C. where she resided for about 15 years before moving to Hornell in 2008.

She was employed in the textile business for most of her life and dearly loved her two cats, Daisy and Fritz.

Her loving family includes her husband of 23 years, Theodore H. “Ted” Eldridge, who she married on July 31, 1993; her son, Harold “Chip” (Beth) Meyers and their son, Joshua of Grover, N.C.; her stepdaughter, Tresa LaVerde and her sons, Brayden LaVerde and Laityn Morey of Hornell; her two brothers, Bert Brandenberg and Larry (Edna) Brandenberg all of Oneonta, N.Y.; her sister, Lorena Mayes of Bainbridge, N.Y. as well as several nieces and nephews.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St. in Hornell is honored to serve the family of Marcia M. Eldridge.

To honor her wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

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.

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