OSWEGO, NY – Ethel Ã¢â‚¬Å“PegÃ¢â‚¬Â (Pryor) Battles, 83, a resident of 240 Green Road in the town of New Haven, died Wednesday Set. 2, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse.
She was born in Oswego and was the daughter of the late Ansil and Jessie Towsley Briggs.
She was employed for many years as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Mrs. Battles was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her daughter Peggy (Franklin) Wright of Oswego; three stepchildren; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Battles was predeceased by her first husband, William (Bob) Pryor; second husband, Herbert C. Battles; and a good friend, Michael Dietz; two sisters, Maryann Hibbert, her twin sister Edith Pryor; and a daughter, Paula Ellis who died March 23, 2009.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.
There are no calling hours.
Burial services will be held Thursday Sept. 10 at noon in PeckÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Cemetery with Rev. David Roppel officiating.
Arrangements are by the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.