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ELSIE M. DRIVER DIES; LED TOURS FOR YOUTHS, AIDED HANDICAPPED

Services for Elsie M. Driver, a 30-year employee of New York Telephone Co. and an active volunteer, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Cazenovia Park Baptist Church, 520 North Legion Drive. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hamburg.

Miss Driver, 84, died Monday (Jan. 22, 1990) in Our Lady of Victory Hospital, Lackawanna, after suffering a stroke.

Born in West Seneca, she started at New York Telephone in 1940 as a cafeteria worker and retired 30 years later. While employed there, she received awards for 15 consecutive years of perfect attendence on the job.

During the 1960s, Miss Driver and her sister Josephine volunteered their time in escorting small groups of young people on educational visits to Washington, D.C., and historic areas in New England.

During the early 1980s, she worked with Josephine to help establish the Bethany Home for the Handicapped on Broadway in Lancaster.

She was a 27-year member of the Buffalo chapter of the Christian League for the Handicapped and a contributor to the retirement home founded by the league in Walworth, Wis.

She was a life member of Telephone Pioneers of America and a member of the City Mission Ladies' Auxiliary.

As a member of Cazenovia Park Baptist Church, she was active in many of the church's organizations. For more than 25 years, she helped supervise dinners at the church.

Survivors include two sisters, Josephine F. of West Seneca and Alice Ebeling, and seven brothers, Ralph of East Aurora, William of West Seneca, Raymond of Arcade, Alfred Krone of West Seneca, Roy Krone of Hamburg, Bert Krone of Lakeview and Calvin Krone of Lackawanna.

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