• Elizabeth A. Bathke


    January 12, 2022

    Elizabeth “Betty” Bathke, 90, of North Chittenango passed away Wednesday at her home. Born in Canastota, Betty was a life resident of the Chittenango area. She was employed for 44 years at General Electric in Syracuse retiring in 1992 and is a member of Local 320 – G.E. retirees. Betty was generous and unselfish, and it wasn’t unusual for Betty to silently donate to several charitable organizations in Madison County throughout her lifetime. She was an avid life long bowler bowling in several local leagues, a fan of the NY Yankees and SU Basketball and enjoyed gardening and canning. She is survived by a niece Tina Jensen. In keeping with Betty’s wishes there are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Fyler Settlement Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to Wanderer’s Rest, Sutherland Dr. Canastota, NY 13032.

                                                    G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

                                           CHITTENANGO 315-687-3366


    So sorry to see Betty passed away, she was a customer if ours at the Seneca Tavern such a great lady enjoyed many wonderful conversations with her.


    Very sad to see that Betty passed away. I bowled on Betty's team at Bowl Mor Lanes for many years. She loved to bowl and she a fierce competitor! I loved her independent spirit and you could always count on Betty to tell it like it is. We developed a enduring friendship that continued to this day. She was a special lady who I will miss deeply. Rest in peace Betty.


    Betty inspired in me a huge sense of independence..I always thought I was..so much wisdom and kindness..Thanks my love for driving the tractor to visit my Mackie and hugs and laughter and always being you..I miss you so much my dear friend...love you to the moon and venus and mars..Thanks for listening and teaching me with patience and a heart to heart..and most of all..A lesson in life very few have the good fortune to sit and have an amazing woman tell her stories


    She was an amazing independant person..Love her and miss her..my rock and friend