Elizabeth Margaret Fingar

April 29, 1919November 29, 2018

Elizabeth M. Fingar, age 99, of Rochester, NY passed away on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at the Seneca Nursing Home in Waterloo, NY.

Elizabeth was born in Rochester, NY on April 29th, 1919, the daughter of the late Margaret E. (Smith) and Ray C. Laws. She graduate in 1938 for Penn Yan Academy. She married her late husband, Richard in Penn Yan, NY. Betty retired after 40 years of service as a quality control inspector for Stecher-Traung Corp in Rochester, NY. Betty was a devote catholic and was a communicant of St. John's Church in Rochester, NY.

She is survived by her siblings, Joseph (Betty) Laws of Spencerport, NY, John D. Laws of Baltimore, MD, James (Patricia) Laws of Geneva, NY; sister in law, Rita Liddy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Richard Fingar in 1994; brothers, William Laws, Raymond Laws, and Richard (Mary) Laws.

Graveside committal prayers will be offered on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at 11 am at St. Michael's Cemetery in Penn Yan, NY. A memorial mass will be planned and announced at a later date in the spring of 2019.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elizabeth's name to St. John's Church, 553 Humboldt St., Rochester, NY 14618. Fond memories of Betty may be shared with her family and friends at


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Elizabeth Margaret Fingar

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Kenny DeLand

December 5, 2018

Aunt Betty was a great women, may god bless her. RIP

Richard Jr. Laws

December 4, 2018

I remember riding in their boat on Keuka lake as a kid and playing with their dog at their house. She’s with her hubby Richard now and at peace.