Ellen M. Surrency, 93, a telephone operator at the former Lafayette General Hospital, died Monday (Oct. 20, 1997) in the Episcopal Church Home after a long illness.
Born Ellen McNeil in St. Regis Falls, she moved to East Aurora from Glens Falls in 1968 and had been a resident of the Episcopal Church Home for the past nine years.
She was active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary in Glens Falls and Grace Episcopal Church in Buffalo. She was a member of the board of directors of the Episcopal Church Home. She also was a Gold Star Mother.
Her husband, Joseph, died in 1958.
Surviving is a sister, Eva Zilch.
Services were held today in the Episcopal Church Home. Interment was in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.