Elta Lorraine (Carlstrom) MacElroy, 82, formerly of Clifton Park, NY passed away October 27, 2013 in Cary, NC. Born in Akeley, PA to Axel and Elva (Venman) Carlstrom on January 27, 1931, Elta graduated from Warren High School in 1949, and Mansfield State Teachers College in 1953. She taught music at Shenendohowa School in Clifton Park, NY from where she retired as librarian in 1991.

She married William H. MacElroy on June 29, 1955. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1996.

Surviving are two sons, William H. MacElroy of Sebastopol, CA and Mark T. MacElroy of Dunwoody, GA, one daughter, Dawn E. MacElroy of Cary, NC and three grandchildren, Andrew, James and Sarah MacElroy. She is also survived by four brothers, Aner, Levi, Paul, and Lorn Carlstrom and three sisters, Vida Vicary, Ruth Ostrom, and Beth Reynolds. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.