Elaine Sue Luther, 68, of 14 McKinley Avenue, Dolgeville, New York, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, October 5, 2020 at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, with her family by her side after an extended illness.
She was born on October 6, 1951 in Ilion, New York and was the daughter of the late, John (Jack) and Audrey (Jarvis) Fischer. Elaine was educated at Ilion High School and graduated with the Class of 1969. She attended Hudson Valley Community College.
She was united in marriage to Gary C. Luther on July 9, 2011 at the United Lutheran Presbyterian Parish Church, in Dolgeville, New York.
Elaine formerly worked at the HARC of Herkimer, New York for 10 years as a secretary and retiring several years ago.
Elaine volunteered for numerous community groups, including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts-Dolgeville Troop 18, the Dolgeville Food Pantry and Preschool Playhouse. Elaine loved her church and was a faithful member of the United Luther Presbyterian Parish of Dolgeville.
Elaine enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She will always be remembered for her smile and care for her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Elaine is survived by her beloved husband, Gary C. Luther at home; two sons, Jason Woolver and his wife, Nancy of Fairport, NY, and Raymond Salek and his wife, Melissa of Greece, NY; a daughter, Jennifer Thompson and her husband, Jim of Edison, NJ; two stepsons, Hal Luther and his wife, Kristin of Buffalo, NY, Ryan Luther and his fiance, Nikki Hancock of Methuen, MA; her cherished grandchildren, Abby Thompson, Will Thompson, Jack Thompson, Max Woolver, Nate Woolver, Natalie Salek, Jax Luther, Ava Luther, Kendall Luther, Nadia Luther, Kyah Luther, Emelyn Luther and Colson Luther; two sisters, Linda Bilinski and her husband, Stanley of Salisbury, NY and Corky Bull and her husband, Larry of New Hartford, NY; a brother, David Fischer and his wife, Laurie of Ilion, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents and one brother, Fred Fischer.
A graveside interment service will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. at Salisbury Rural Cemetery, Salisbury Center, New York with Pastor Anthony Bradseth officiating. Family and friends are welcome to attend the service. Please wear a mask and social distancing procedures will be followed.
The family is being cared for by family friend, Brian A. Roberts of Roberts Funeral Home, 3 East Faville Avenue, Dolgeville, New York 13329.
Please consider memorial contributions for the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 in memory of Elaine Sue Luther.
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American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023