ELBA — Doris R. Hillabush, 84, passed away Oct. 31, 2021, at Strong Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She was born July 22, 1937, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ernest and Ruth (Stringham) Armbrewster. Doris was a lifelong resident of Elba and was a former employee of Elba Central School. She was a member of Byron First Presbyterian Church. Doris loved crocheting, having made several prayer shawls and Afghans over the year. She enjoyed camping and fishing with her husband, Jack. Doris will be remembered for big heart, infectious laugh, spending time with her grandchildren, angel food cake and being the neighborhood mother.
Doris was predeceased by her husband, Jack Sr.; sister, Betty Lou (Ray) Turkey; and brother, Earl (Eva) Armbrewster; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
She is survived by her children, Diana (Danny) Campbell of Clarendon, Donna (Scott) Capamaggio of North Carolina, Jack (Beverly) Hillabush Jr. of Elba, Greg (Donna) Hillabush of Elba, Jeff (Sharon) Hillabush of Barre, Raymond (Diann) Hillabush of Clarendon and Mark (Cynthia) Hillabush of Rochester; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Tina (Gary) Smith of Batavia, Carol (late Lee) Toal of Avon and Anita (George) Hillabush of Byron; brother, Gerald (Debbie) Armbrewster of Oakfield; brother-in-law, Paul (Ann) Hillabush; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 Route 31, Holley, on Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 3-7 p.m. Her Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. followed by burial at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba. Memorials may be made to the Byron First Presbyterian Church, 6293 W. Main St., Byron, NY 14422.
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