Elsie was born on January 28, 1923 and passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017. Elsie was a resident of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the time of passing. In 1987, at age 64, with her family clapping and cheering, she graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vermont College of Norwich University. A memorial service will be held at Kirkland Village in August. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a contribution to the Bethlehem Public Library South Side Branch, 400 Webster St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.