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October 4, 2012 - 5:51pm

Elizabeth J. Tetter

posted by Joshua Smith.

Stafford - Mrs. Elizabeth J. Tetter, 96, formerly of Stafford, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility, in LeRoy.

Mrs. Tetter was born February 10, 1916 in Batavia, the daughter of the late James and Mary (Peters) Randall.

She graduated of Russell Sage College in 1938 and taught Home Economics in Lyons, NY for 6 years and LeRoy High School for 3 years.  She worked at Genesee Hardware for 32 years before retiring in 1995.  She was a life member of the Batavia 1st Presbyterian Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher, member of the Batavia Town & Country Garden Club, was an avid gardener as well as a Jeff Gordon and Buffalo Bills Fan.

Her husband, Robert W. Tetter, died on January 9, 1992.

Survivors include a son; James (Dona) Tetter of Elba; a daughter, Mary (David) Heale of Batavia; 6 grandchildren, Tammy (Dan) Rykert of Oakfield, Lisa (Rich) Biegasiewicz of Batavia, Bryan Heale of Rochester,  Kimberly (Gene) Kulp and Nate (Chrissy) Buczek, both of Elba and  Kimberly Buczek  of Cincinnati, OH and 5 great-grandchildren.   

She was the grandmother of the late Stacy Heale.

There are no calling hours.  Private services will be at the convenience of the family.  Memorials may be made to Activities Fund at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, 10 Munson St., Leroy, NY 14482 or to 1st Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.   Burial will be in Stafford Rural Cemetery.  Arrangements were completed by H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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