Elsie J. (Gallo) Northrup

Elsie Jane (Gallo) Northrup, 92, of Lake Placid, and formerly of Hilton, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake with her family by her side.

Born in Brockport on Dec. 23, 1926, she was the daughter of Peter and Adalcisa Gallo. Elsie married Maurice Northrup on June 5, 1948, at the Colgate Rochester Divinity Chapel in Rochester. He predeceased her in 2003.

Elsie worked as a beautician and owned and operated her own beautician business. She also was very fond of her time spent living in Florida, which she considered “Paradise.”

Elsie was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved being with her grandchildren Timothy, Ciera and Matthew, and most enjoyed when she was with her great-grandchildren Landon and Felix. She particularly loved doing family activities with them like skiing, skating and dancing. She also very much enjoyed owning a fruit farm.

Elsie is survived by her two sons: David (Jodie) Northrup of Lake Placid and Mark Northrup of Rome, New York; three grandhildren: Timothy (Becky) Northrup of Wilmington, Ciera (Travis) Earl of Kingsbury and Matthew Northrup of Hoosick Falls; and two great-grandchildren: Landon Earl and Felix Northrup.

Elsie was preceded in death by her mother and father; four brothers: Wilfred “Peter,” Jim, Joe and Eugene; and four sisters: Sue, Victoria, Maria and Helen.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours or funeral services. Burial with a graveside service will take place at 3 p.m. June 1 in Parma Union Cemetery in Hilton with the Rev. Kurt Traugott officiating.

Friends wishing to remember Elsie Jane Northrup may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.

Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.