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Elizabeth George Lariscy, 101, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Reuben Ward “Red” Lariscy, died Wednesday afternoon, June 17, 2015, at Marsh View Senior Living.

lariscy - elizabeth (150 x 201)Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Eugene George and the late Nona Helmley George. Mrs. Lariscy was a lifetime member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Nudy Knisley and Theresa Ohtersen, and three brothers, James George, Eugene George and Remer George.

Surviving are her daughter, Harriett L. Sanders and her husband, Dr. Billy Sanders, of Savannah, Georgia; her son, Reuben Ward Lariscy, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida; three granddaughters, Carol Walker Diane Ramage and Juliet Chisolm, and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 until 10:30 o’clock Monday morning at the graveside, Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery, with the service being held at 10:30 o’clock at the graveside conducted by The Reverend William G. Hester.

Remembrances: Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church – 1008 East Henry Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401-7128.

Online Condolences

  1. Joan and Bo George says:

    We will miss such a lovely lady with all her true southern charm.

  2. Ray and Cheryl Kane Jr says:

    Our most sincere condolences on the passing of Aunt Elizabeth.

    When I had visited with Aunt Elizabeth at Marsh View, I was immediately struck by her southern charm and hospitality. She was the true epitome of a lovely southern belle.

    I will never forget how her eyes lit up and sparkled when I asked her how she and Uncle Ward met, and she told me their story.

  3. Rita and Bo George says:

    Ward, Harriet, and Family,

    I remember Aunt Elizabeth, always adorned with
    her jewelry and southern graciousness,
    sharp as a tack.
    She was always beautiful, always interesting.
    May you be comforted by happy memories.
    She will be missed.
    God bless.

  4. Herb Davis and family says:

    Dear Ward, Harriet , Billy and Family,

    I received Ward’s note Monday afternoon. Sorry to hear of your sadness. I have many fond memories of Miss Elizabeth and Mr. Red, especially regarding Harriet, going back 57 years. She was a gracious and a wonderful friend. Glad you have the Bluffton memories to cherish.
    Very sincerely,
    Herbie and family

  5. Roz Weiss says:

    Mrs. Lariscy, or “Granny” as my dear friend, Carol called her, was always so gentle, sweet and most definitely a true Southern Belle. To live to be 101 years old only says that God wanted us to enjoy her for a very long time.

    My thoughts and prayers to the family.


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