Note: Elizabeth L. Hitchcock, 100, a resident of RiverWoods, Lewisburg, for three years, and formerly of 200 N. Third St., died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, in the nursing home. She was born Aug. 3, 1903, in Cherryfield, Maine, a daughter of the late Sperry H. and Vera Caroline (Locke) Nash. Her husband, Ralph Nielsen Hitchcock, died in 1984 after 55 years of marriage. The couple met in college. Mrs. Hitchcock graduated [from OHS in 1921 and] in 1936 from Oberlin College. She was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg. She was also a member of the Lewisburg Civic Club and the Packwood House Museum. She supported the museum since its inception and trained tour guides. Mrs. Hitchcock enjoyed traveling, staying at a retreat in Pond Island, Maine, painting, and studying the settlement of Lewisburg. She was active in civic affairs. She also enjoyed writing about architecture and was proud of her Federal style home. She is survived by one grandson, Charles of Westerville, Ohio; two granddaughters, including Lisa Chickor of Accord, N.Y.; one nephew, John Locke of New York City and Cambridge, England; and one great-niece, Elizabeth Locke of Stratford, Conn. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Edward; and a son, Charles of Westerville, Ohio. Services will be held in the new year and will be announced later by the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Packwood House Museum, 15 N. Water St., Lewisburg, Pa. 17837. Arrangements are by the Gary H. Cronrath Funeral Home.
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