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Elizabeth M. Gaffney

Elizabeth M. Gaffney

1909 - 2016

Elizabeth M. Gaffney, 106, of Thompson Blvd., passed away January 26, 2016 at the Samaritan Medical Center.

Mrs. Gaffney was born August 31, 1909 in Watertown a daughter of Joseph M. and Flora Bence Dangerfield. She graduated from Watertown Business School. In 1930, she married Aldion F. Gaffney. He died in 1962. Mrs. Gaffney and her husband owned and operated Gaffney Hardware Store on State Street for many years. She was the office manager and bookkeeper for her son’s dental office until his retirement.

Surviving is her son; Dr. Robert T. Gaffney, Watertown. Her husband and a daughter, Cheryl died before her.

A private prayer service will be held at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday January 29, 2016 at 11am with Reverend Jonas Tandayu officiating. A spring burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington Street, Watertown, NY. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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The three Campbell girls wish to give you are condolences for the loss of your mother.  I fondly remember her.  She was a great lady.

Eleanor, Eila and Eileen

By Eleanor Campbell on 02 10, 2016


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So sorry to read about your Mom. She was always so nice to me when I came into your office

By debbie shawcross on 02 01, 2016


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Sorry to hear about your Mom. Such a nice lady.

By Sharon Malaney on 01 30, 2016


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Bob,Sorry for your loss,I still remember your family,on the corner of Mill and Kathleen?
                      John Howard

By John Howard on 01 28, 2016


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May Elizabeth’s family and friends be comforted by God’s promise to “swallow up death forever and wipe away every tear from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) Remembering too the promise of the Resurrection hope for both the Unrighteous and Righteous.(Acts 24:15)

By Helen West on 01 28, 2016


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