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Obituary of Laurie C. 'Mitzi' Elliott, 87


Laurie "Mitzi" C. Elliott, 87, of State College, died Monday, February 3, 2020, at Foxdale Village.

Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Laura Klock Crispin. Her husband of 45 years, James M. Elliott preceded her in death in 2007.

She is survived by five children, Steven J. Elliott and his wife Laura of Cleveland, OH, Linda L. Beaulieu and her husband Bill of North Fort Myers, FL, Susan K. Brown and her husband Ken of Houserville, Doctor Nina L. Elliott of Lancaster, and James C. Elliott and his wife Joy of Afton, TN; one brother, Jay W. Cronk of Carbondale, CO; eight grandchildren, Paula Anderson and her husband Eric, Chase, Micaiah, Alina Harris and her husband Josiah, Tyler and Claire Elliott, and Marie Winn, and Kayla Pulver; and five great-grandchildren, Elliott and Henry Anderson, and Conner and Trever Pulver, and Nathaniel Winn; and two great-great-grandchildren, Oisin and Seranna Winn.

Mitzi graduated from St. Mary's Hall High School in Burlington, NJ and attended some college at Brown University in Providence, RI. She was an Instructional Aide for 33 years at the State College Elementary School Library before retiring in 2006. Mitzi was a member of State College Presbyterian Church, as well as the State College Choral Society. Mitzi was an avid reader, a world traveler and a wonderful mother, much loved by her entire family.

Visitation will be from 1 until 3 p.m., on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to PAWS, or to the State College Presbyterian Church, 132 W. Beaver Ave, State College, PA 16801.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at

Name of Deceased

Laurie C. 'Mitzi' Elliott



Date of Death


Funeral Home

Koch Funeral Home

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