Elsie A. Sixby

Elsie M. Sixbey, age 87, beloved wife of the late Samuel R. Sixbey and resident of Ridgefield for the past 50 years went home to the Lord on Tuesday, March 30th.  She was born in Jamestown, New York, on July 11, 1922, daughter of the late Emma and Benjamin Anderson.  Mrs. Sixbey was a graduate of WCA Hospital School of Nursing and served as an RN assisting in over 150 births in Jamestown and later serving as a psychiatric nurse in Long Island.  She served over 20 years as a volunteer with the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association and received recognition in the late 1990's for her long service from, at that time, Lieutenant Governor Jodi Rell.  A devoted wife, loving mother, and active church member she was predeceased by her sister Margaret A. Spry of Youngstown, New York, and brother Samuel H. Anderson of Jamestown, New York.  She is survived by her four sons Peter R. Sixbey, Metlakatla, Alaska, Michael C. Sixbey, Camarillo, California, Alexander B. Sixbey, Danbury, Connecticut, and Lawrence M. Sixbey, Ridgefield, Connecticut, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be held at Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield, on Friday, April 2nd from 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be at Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 207 Main Street, Ridgefield, on Saturday, April 3rd at 3 p.m.



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