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Elsie Elizabeth May

Elsie Elizabeth May, 72, of Keysville Rd. passed away Sunday March 3, 2013 at Gettysburg Center of Gettysburg, PA.

Born December 19, 1940 in Emmitsburg, she was the daughter of the late Bernard & Lucy (Wetzel) Stouter.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Philip Eugene May, Sr. whom he married August 1, 1959.

She was employed by Emmitsburg Catholic Provincial House. She was an avid Bingo player, auto racing fan & loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by one daughter Barbara R. Orndorff & husband Alan of Fairfield,  two sons Philip E. May, Jr. & girlfriend Donna Hilton & Randy S. May & girlfriend Tara Ridenour all of Emmitsburg, three sisters Bernice Stouter & Myrtle McAfee both of Sabillasville, & Violet Matthews of Thurmont, two granddaughters Debra L. Orndorff & Stacy L. Williams, one grandson Wesley May, two great grandchildren Austin Welch & Addison Welch & several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters Sylvia Brooks & Goldie Sentz & four brothers Melvin Stouter, Paul Stouter, Kenneth Stouter & John Stouter.

Services & burial will be private & at the convenience of the family.

If you knew Elsie, and would like to see her remembered in the next History of Emmitsburg, Please send us any stories or anecdotes about her to us at: history@emmitsburg.net

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