By HDN Staff
HINGHAM -- Elizabeth A. McCormick, 93, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, at her daughter's residence in Hingham, of natural causes.
Vigil services will be held 7 p.m. Sunday at Holland & Bonine Chapel in Havre. Funeral Mass will be held 2 p.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church with Father Joseph Diekhans officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.
McCormick was born Feb. 12, 1906, in Havre, to William Ball, a GN Railroad Engineer and Jessie (Thackeray) Ball, member of a Montana pioneer family.
She played basketball and attended elementary and high school in Havre. She was a C.W.A. Paymaster and Project Register Clerk and also worked in W.P.A. assistance women's work for Hill, Blaine, Daniels, Phillips, Sheridan, and Valley counties. She served as a clerk in Hill County Clerk and Recorder's Office and also as a deputy assessor. She was a deputy treasurer and also County Treasurer for Hill County.
She was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church, past affiliations have included Eagles Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion, and Hill County Democratic Women's Club.
In 1943, she married John McCormick in Great Falls. She was a WWII veteran having served in the W.A.C. at the Seattle Port of Embarkation.
The couple resided in New York City from 1945 to 1959. She moved to Havre in 1959, after the death of her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Catherine Mulvaney of Hingham; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the Bear Paw Hospice, First Responders of Hingham, or Rudyard Ambulance.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.