1930 – 2016
Woodstock – Elois “Ellie” McElroy, 85, of Hibbard Rd., died Thursday, January 28, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Richard G. McElroy for 57 years. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Velma (Corlis) Hersey.
Mrs. McElroy worked as a nurse for Day Kimball Hospital and was a reporter for the Norwich Bulletin and the Hartford Courant. She was an avid reader and was involved in many area book clubs. She enjoyed traveling all over the world and especially London, England. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brooklyn, CT.
In addition to her husband, Ellie is survived by her daughters, Anne McElroy of Webster, MA, and Pauline Delin of Medway, MA; and her grandchildren, Austin Delin and Griffin Delin.
A gathering for family & friends will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM at the McElroy residence, 101 Hibbard Rd., Woodstock. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.