At 2 o'clock Monday, December 30, Miss Betty Laws, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray C. Laws, Penn Yan, R. D. 5, and Richard Fingar, son of Russell Fingar, Penn Yan, R.D. 5, were united in holy matrimony by the Rev. John O'Beirn at St. Michael's rectory, Penn Yan. They were attended by Miss Virginia Schwehm of Bingamton, a friend of the bride and Cole Fingar of Penn Yan brother of the groom. The bride was attire in grey silk jersey and carried a bouquet of red roses. Miss
Schwehm wore black silk crepe and carried yellow roses.
Miss Laws graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 1938 and is working at the office of the Yates county board of elections in the Arcade building. Mr. Fingar manages the Triangle Service station on the corner of Wagener and Water streets. They are now residing at 147
East Elm street, Penn Yan. - Chronicle Express January 15, 1941 page 4
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.