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Elsa M. Ernst

Mrs. Ernst

Mrs. Elsa M. Ernst, age 91, of Gloversville, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, Gloversville.

She was born November 7, 1927, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late G. Adam and Mary Bowcott Wagner. She was employed at St. Thomas Inc. for many years until her marriage to Lloyd Ernst on May 30, 1959. She assisted her husband with the operation of the family-owned Ernst Dairy.

Elsa is survived by two children, Mark Ernst and Susan McNamara (Jeff); a brother, Dr. Richard Wagner; three grandchildren, Shawn McNamara (Nichole), Jamie McNamara (Ashton Villeneuve) and Jesse McNamara; a great-granddaughter, Elin McNamara; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Lloyd Ernst; and a sister, Winifred Wagner.

A graveside service will take place 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in Section 115 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, 99 E. State St., Gloversville, NY 12078.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brbsfuneral.com.