Elizabeth A. Jordan

Published 4:20 pm Friday, April 6, 2018

Elizabeth A. Jordan of Advance died after a courageous battle with lung cancer on Wednesday April 4, 2018.

She was born in Utica, N.Y., on Oct. 29, 1937, a daughter of William and Emily (McCabe) Jordan. She attended school in Utica, N.Y. In her early years she worked for Berger’s Department store until she moved to Rochester, N.Y. and was employed by Schlegel Systems until her retirement. After her retirement, she was a nanny for three  children, Carla Viola, Lena Beatty (Viola) and Deion Viola.She enjoyed watching sporting events especially baseball, football and basketball, with her dog Dixie by her side. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.   

Survivors: her sister, Sharon Carmichael and husband Willia, of Connecticutt; a brother, Willard Jordan and Ron Sierpien of Florida; a sister-in-law, Diane Jordan of Whitesboro, N.Y.; nieces, Deborah Jordan Roberts of Advance, Kelly Carmichael and husband Stephen Rotkiewicz of Pound Ridge, N.Y., nephews William Jordan of Utica, N.Y,. Thomas Jordan of North Palm Beach, Fla. and Casey Carmichael and wife Cathy Hsia of Burbank, Calif.; great-nieces, Katie Roberts, Barrett Rotkiewicz, Emily Carmichael, Ellie Carmichael; great-nephews, Patrick Jordan, Tyler Roberts, Thomas Jordan, Riley Rotkiewicz, Cannon Rotkiewicz.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Arthur Jordan and Patrick Jordan and her best friend, Thelma Keller.    

Her funeral will be held on Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Clemmons. Private graveside services will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro, N.Y.    

Memorials: Cancer Services or Holy Family Catholic Church.