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Elizabeth H. Then of Cheektowaga died Saturday (Feb. 17, 2001) in Sisters Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 82.

Born Elizabeth Foley in Buffalo, she graduated from Kensington High School and worked as a sales clerk for Sears, Roebuck & Co. before her marriage.

She was a member of the Auxiliary of Post 64, American Legion, and the Altar and Rosary Society of Infant of Prague Catholic Church. She was a longtime volunteer for Veterans Hospital, the Kidney Foundation and Children's Hospital.

A voracious reader of history, Mrs. Then also enjoyed cooking and baking.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Edward P. Jr.; two daughters, Kathleen Lilley of Orchard Park and Linda of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, James Foley of Clearwater, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday in Infant of Prague Church, 921 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga. Prayers will be said at 10:30 in Amigone Funeral Home, 569 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.

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