Funeral services for Elizabeth B. Montpelier, age 97, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 11:00AM, at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Laurena Wickham Will officiating. Calling hours will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Frary Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ogdensburgh Cemetery. Mrs. Montpelier passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at Riverledge Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family.
Elizabeth is survived by a daughter, Anne Tombolillo and her husband, Lawrence, of Ogdensburg and a daughter-in-law Amy Montpelier from Ogdensburg; four grandchildren, Jennifer Heuttner and her husband Peter, Bethany Tombolillo, Rachel Montpelier and Seth Montpelier, and two great grandchildren. She is predeceased by a son, James Montpelier on November 19, 2003 and two brothers, Jack and Robert Bowman.
Elizabeth was born on March 31, 1919, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Clark and Edith McCormick Bowman. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1937. Elizabeth worked for the business office for the Department of Social Services. She married Francis H. Montpelier on June 25, 1951, at St. Mary’s Rectory in Ogdensburg with Rev. Floyd Brown officiating. He predeceased her on October 17, 1999.
Elizabeth enjoyed knitting, reading and playing the piano.
Elizabeth was a member of the Presbyterian Church Choir and Presbyterian Woman’s Group.
Donations may be made in Elizabeth’s memory to the SPCA, PO BOX 594, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 and Presbyterian Church, 23 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.