Bath - Lois Rumsey-Ellis, 78, of Bath passed away peacefully at home on Sunday August 8, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.
She is survived by her loving husband Tracy Ellis, they were together 20 years married for 10 of those. Her best friend Dorothy Ryan and 7 children Mark Hamilton. Aeline (Dan) Tymel, Charlie Hamilton, Pamela (Greg) Carr, Varlorie (Tony) Zyla, Bobi (Sean) Stratton and Tara Rumsey. Siblings Barbara Jones, Donald (Wilma) Bates, Roger Bates, Linda (John) Frey and brother-in-law Richard Wagner.
She was a very proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She had many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents Francis and Flossie Bates, sisters Pauline Stratton, Mary Wagner, Nancy Gleason and brother Richard Bates.
She was an avid New York Yankee fan, never missing a game. She loved collecting Betty Boop items. She spent most of her life raising children, then went to college at the age of 50 and received her Associates Degree in Computer Science, then retired as a receptionist from Steuben County Mental Health Clinic.
Donations maybe made in Lois's Memory to the Roswell Pulmonary Thoracic Center, Elm and Carlton Street Buffalo, New York 14263.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.
Posted online on August 09, 2021