SARATOGA SPRINGS — Hattie Louise Myers, 101, passed away Sunday, February 23 at Wesley Health Care Center.
Born on February 9, 1913 in Pratt City, Alabama, she is the daughter of the late Joseph and Annie (Whitlow) Bell and resided in Saratoga Springs since 1960.
An employee for 32 years with the Bulova Watch Company, she also worked for nine years as a presser with Faris Bros. Company in New York. A member of the Saratoga Springs Senior Citizens Center and AARP, she was a longtime member of Court McLaughlin 422 Catholic Daughters of the Americas and a devoted communicant of the Church of St. Peter on Broadway.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by one son, Ruppert LeRoy Fox, Jr.; two sisters, Rena Mae Emerson and Minnie Delle Norwood; a brother, Louis J. Bell and her husband, Thomas Myers.
Survivors include one brother, Thomas H. Bell of New Jersey; four grandchildren; her nieces and nephew, including Sharon Burwell of Brooklyn, Joyce Jenkins of Marlboro, New Jersey and Alton Norwood of New York, and her close friend Julianne Ward.
Relatives and friends may call from 10-11a.m. on Friday, February 28 in the Church of St. Peter, 241 Broadway. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11a.m. in the church by the Rev. Dominic S. Ingemie, pastor. Burial will follow in the family plot at St. Peter’s Cemetery, West Ave.
Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway (518) 584-5373.
Members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas will assembly Friday morning at 10:45a.m. to attend her funeral Mass and memorials may be made in her name to the Church of St. Peter.
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.