Elsie Hommes, 97, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 10, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 18, 1923 in Brooklyn to Harry and Hattie Bossong. On November 21, 1943 she married John Hommes. Her husband predeceased her after 49 years of marriage.
She is survived by her two children, Susan (Michael) Melnyk of Hillsdale, NY and William (Beth) of Hilton Head, SC, four granddaughters, Jessica, Catie, Lisa and Christine and three great granddaughters, Autumn, Sara and Olivia.
A devout Catholic, her faith carried her through many losses in her life. She was a devoted wife, mother and nana who will be greatly missed by her adoring family.
A special thank you to Heather, Jen, Dawn and Kendra for their loving kindness and caring of Elsie.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in her honor at a date yet to be determined. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Eastern Christian Children's Retreat, 700 Mountain Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Copake, NY.
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