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AUBURN — Elizabeth Schemerhorn, 92, formerly of Woodlawn Avenue, Auburn, passed away Dec. 31, 2017 at Groton Community Health Care Center. Born in Auburn, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ellen (Ballantyne) Ogilvie Sr.

Betty was an Auburn East High School graduate and retired from New York Telephone where she was an observing supervisor. She later was the administrative assistant for Westminster Manor. Betty and her late husband were active members at Westminster Presbyterian Church and was also a tireless volunteer for many local community organizations.

She is survived by her two children, Ellen Schemerhorn (Tom Moser), and Rob Schemerhorn (Danielle Roetting); three grandchildren, Andrew and Emily Schemerhorn, and Benjamin Moser.

She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Earle Schemerhorn in 2012, and by a brother, Robert B. Ogilvie Jr.

There are no calling hours and a memorial service will be held at a future date. Private burial will be in Fort Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to Auburn Community Hospital Volunteer Department, 17 Lansing St., Auburn, NY 13021 or to Westminster Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 17 William St., Auburn, NY 13021.

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