Elizabeth K. McClure

December 6, 2012       

   Elizabeth K. McClure, 76, of West Main Street, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

Born Jan. 30, 1936, in Elmira, the daughter of Henry and Cecilel Saunders Rosekrans, she graduated from Southside High School, Elmira.

She  attended Mansfield State Teachers College in Pennsylvania earning her bachelor's gegree in Human Services at Elmira College.

She married Ronald McClure on Oct. 7, 1988, at the Assembly of God Church in Adams.

Mrs. McClure loved crafts and crocheted sweaters for "Prayer Bears" and distributed them to cancer patients.

Surviving besides her husband Ronald are three daughters Elizabeth Faulkner, FL, Margie (David) Paige, Adams, Meredith (Richard) Paige, Mannsville, two sons Kelly (Audrey) Corby, Chaumont and Brandon McClure, Watertown. Three step children Ronald (Wendy) McClure, Michael (Crystal) McClure all of Barton, NY, Lisa(Pauli) McCain, Waverly, NY; a brother, Richard (Nancy) Rosekrans, Erin, NY, 18 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Assembly of God Church in Adams, Pastor Gene Hagelin officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rodman, at the families convenience. There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.

Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.