Elizabeth Jane Polhamus Bradt, 92, of East Syracuse, formerly of Fayetteville, and Jamestown, died Thurs-day, Feb. 7, at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Born on Nov. 4, 1920, in Syracuse, she was the daughter of the late Freder-ick M. and Clara M. Pike Polhamus. The paternal granddaughter of Maurice Polhamus and Catherine Brightman Polhamus and maternal granddaughter of John W. Pike and Esther Goodfellow Pike.
She graduated from the Valley Academy. Elizabeth's life was devoted to her children and their families, known as "Gram" to her 13 grandchildren and "GG" to her 19 great-grand-children.
In the early 1950s she traveled to France with her five children to be reunited with her husband, and lived there for four years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Victor B. Bradt in 1982; and her first husband, Harry C. Hoover in 1985; three sisters: Esther Allen Eipp, Margaret Polhamus Sexton and Pearl Polhamus Tatko; and three brothers: Jerry Allen, John Polhamus and Robert Polhamus
She is survived by three daughters: Diane C. Hoover Lewis of Oregon, Sally S. Hoover Weinbach of Rock Hill, S.C., and Dawn C. Hoover Bender of Frewsburg, N.Y.; two sons: Gary C. Hoover of East Syracuse, N.Y., and Leslie E. Hoover of Frewsburg, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren: Debbie Renner, Donna Salber and Robert Lewis of Oregon, Mark Weinbach and Marcia Miktuk of South Carolina, Jason Bender of Texas, Kimberly Greene of Pennyslvania, Jaqueline Temple of Virginia, Robert and Daniel Bender of New York, Jennifer and Kather-ine Hoover of New York, and Gabrielle Hoover of New York; 19 great- grandchildren: Matthew, Jennifer, Jessica, Michael and Paige of Oregon, Cole and Carly of South Caroli-na, Christopher and Steven of Arkansas, Crystalyn, Mitchell and Charlotte of Pennsylvania, Kaleb, Kole, Zack and Grace of New York and Summer, Matthew and Addison of New York; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial service at a time to be an-nounced. Burial will be in Manlius Village Cemetery.
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