Edith (Edie) Altier

Published Apr 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

Edith (Edie) Altier (90) of Rome NY left this life while in her home in Floral City Fl on  Feb.17, 2017 to join her deceased parents, Andrew and Edith (Savings) Joseph, husband Joseph, daughter Sharon Colangelo, and four siblings.

Edith was born Feb 16,1927 in Long Lake NY. She graduated in 1943 from Long Lake High, moved to Albany NY to work at Winthrop Chemical until her marriage to Joseph Altier Jr on Nov. 25, 1944. They enjoyed life together for 44 years.

In her younger years she loved to bowl and go to state and national tournaments. After working 20 years at GAFB she retired and became a snowbird to Florida where she volunteered at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness until 2014. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing cards, traveling anytime anyplace, and spending time with her family. In the summers she loved B’s cottage in Trenton NY.

Surviving are her beloved children Brenda Harbison, Michelle (Jeff) Brand, and Joseph Altier III, 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren,1 great-great grandchild, all off Rome NY, a brother John (Doris) Joseph, and many nieces and nephews.

She left us saying two things-”Some day when I’m gone, all you will have is each other.” “It’s been a long journey-more than I ever expected. Traveling days are over with many happy memories. Many thanks to my beloved children for loving and caring for me in my final years. I LOVE YOU!”

There will be no services nor calling hours. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast PO Box 641270 Beverly Hills, FL 34464