May 10, 2019
Elaine M. McShane (Battista) Passed on Tuesday May 7, 2019. Elaine was raised in Utica, NY. She attended schools in Utica and was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School where she earned the status of Salutatorian. She then graduated from Herkimer County Community College in 1980. Elaine then enjoyed a nearly 10 year career with WKTV Channel 2 in Utica before moving on to WHEC Channel 10 in Rochester, where she excelled for 30 years. Baking and a knack for crafts was her avenue to bring joy and touch the lives of not only family and friends, but also her coworkers. She was a well rounded woman who enjoyed the speed and intensity of ice hockey and the power and aggressive style of NASCAR while at the same time having a great appreication for Broadway musicals along with the music of jazz artists such as Al Jarreau and Ray Charles. During her 30 year marriage she was able to travel and see many of the places in America that she wanted to see, while maintaining a warm comfortable home in Rochester. She will be truly missed by many people, especially a large extended family that accepted and loved her with open arms and hearts from the very beginning. Elaine is survived by her husband of 30 years, Thomas McShane, her sister, Carleen Battista, and her father in law, Donald McShane of Frankfort, NY. She is also survived by several cousins she held very dear. She is predeceased by her parents Alfred and Marie (Gaetano) Battista and mother in law, JoAnn McShane, with who she shared a very special relationship. Friends may call at the Calvary Assembly, 3429 Chili Ave. Rochester, NY 14624, Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11am - 12pm, followed by her church service at 12pm and a luncheon immediately following at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pluta Cancer Center, 125 Red Creek Dr. Rochester, NY 14623.
Elaine M. McShane (Battista) Passed on Tuesday May 7, 2019. Elaine was raised in Utica, NY. She attended schools in Utica and was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School where she earned the status of Salutatorian. She then graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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Elaine M. McShane (Battista)
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