LAKE PLACID — Bessie Elizabeth Flagg, 90, of Riverside Drive, passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008 at AMC-Uihlein, where she had been a resident since June 2001.
Born Jan. 20, 1918 in Harkness, she was the daughter of William and Genevieve (Pelkey) Jetraw. She was the wife of Moreland Flagg. She had worked at Troy Laundry in Saranac Lake and was an active member of the Green Thumb Organization in Saranac Lake.
Mrs. Flagg is survived by Leo Jewtraw and family of Lake Placid; Glenn Flagg and family of Tupper Lake; and a half-sister, Mary Willard of Syracuse.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; and her daughter, Patricia Ethel Forshine of Brooklyn.
Calling hours were held Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Reiss Memorial Chapel at Uihlein Mercy Center. A Mass of Christian burial and cremation followed. Burial will be at a later date in North Elba Cemetery. The Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.