Elsie May Tracy (Farnsworth)


Elsie May Tracy (Farnsworth), 71, passed away July 20, 2021, at Courtland Living Center in Ellsworth. She was born on May 7, 1950, in Steuben, to Norman and Violet Farnsworth.

She graduated from Sumner Memorial High School and got her associate degree. Elsie was a nurse for 18 years and her love of horses kept her going day after day. She loved to knit and crochet and word search.

She had three children, Tracie Jordan and fiancé Harold Potter III, Lamoine, Debbie Scott and husband, Randy Scott, Birch Harbor, and Vicki Young and fiancé Steve Flaherty, Hancock. Grandchildren: Andrew J. Jordan, Josh Scott and wife, Audra, and Alexis (Lexi) Gott and husband, William. Siblings: Truth Young and husband, Bruce Young, Birch Harbor; Rachel Newenham and husband, George, Steuben; and Norman Farnsworth and wife, Sarah, Izmir, Turkey. Elsie is survived by many nieces and nephews, a special niece, Cheryl Newenham, and many friends as well.

She was predeceased by Truth Young, sister, Andrew Jordan, grandson, Norman Farnsworth, father, and her mother, Violet Farnsworth.

Thank you to the staff at Courtland Living & Rehab for the exceptional care you took of our mom. She loved all of you like she did her three girls.


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