Elaine A. Hedberg

Elaine A. Hedberg, 85, of 28 Terrace Place, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

A native of Jamestown, she was born Aug. 19, 1927, a daughter of the late Helmar and Sarah Tidswell Peterson.

She was a 1946 graduate of Jamestown High School following which she was employed by the Jamestown Telephone Company as an operator and later at Weber Knapp.

She was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Family was everything to Elaine whether it was time spent with them boating at Kinzua or traveling to visit, she thoroughly enjoyed it all.

Surviving are three children: Elizabeth (Joseph) Graves of Yorktown, Va., Cynthia (Kevin) Sorenson of Jamestown, and Richard (Ann Marie) Hedberg of Rush, N.Y.; five grandchildren: Davin Sorenson of Little Rock, Ark., Elizabeth (Ben) Richard of Beverly, Mass., Taylor (Conor) Breen of Fredericksburg, Va., and Adam and Elaina Hedberg of Rush, N.Y.; and a sister, Beverly (Edward) Bello of Jamestown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Hedberg, whom she married Jan. 28, 1950, and who died Feb. 23, 2012.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Inurnment will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 4-5 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Social Services Foundation, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown, NY 14701 where she was briefly under their care.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Elaine at www.lindfuneralhome.com.