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Elaine McCarthy Elliott, 94

Elaine McCarthy Elliott, 94

Elaine McCarthy Elliott, age 94, originally of Collingswood, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 27th, 2015 at Carolina Village of Hendersonville, NC.

Elaine was passionate about improving others' lives through teaching, including both classroom education and dance. She inspired many as a Senior Olympic Medal winner for swimming along with her involvement at the Opportunity House as dance instructor and leader of the Good Ol' Girls.

Elaine is survived by sisters, Jeanne & Phyllis, son, Robert, step-daughter, Lori, as well as 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

A service will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, 208 -7th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC, with date and time to be determined. An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.