Elsie R. Tyler, 85, formerly of Gouverneur, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Salam VA Medical Center in Virginia.
Calling hour will be held at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur, Monday, March 4 from 11 a.m. until noon. A funeral service will follow at noon, officiated by Rev. Beth Benham. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur.
Elsie was born Oct. 6, 1927 in Gouverneur to the late Leon Raymond and Thelma V. (Smith) Brown.
She attended school in Gouverneur and served in the army from 1960 until her honorable discharge from the reserves in 1966.
Elsie married Kenneth Tyler. The marriage ended in divorce.
She moved to Roanoke, Virginia in 1965 and worked as an assistant manager of the Roanoke cafeteria and later became a veterinary assistant for Charles Harris.
Elsie is survived by many friends, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents; her sister, Ruth A. Mullen and her brother, Russell D. Brown.
Donations in memory of Elsie may be made to the Gouverneur Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 29, Gouverneur NY 13642.
Online condolences may be shared at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.