BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Patricia Fleming Elliott, of Bronxville, died Friday, Sept. 18. She was 80.
She was born on Jan. 3 1935, in Berkeley, Calif., George Bernard Fleming and Josephine Tilden Fleming and moved to New Orleans, La.
She graduated from Isidore Newman School in New Orleans in 1953, and from H. Sophie Newcomb College in 1957, where she received a bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in psychology and was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity.
She received a master's degree from the Tulane University School of Social Work in 1977.
As a licensed clinical social worker she worked for Big Brothers of Greater New Orleans and Catholic Charities counseling departments in New Orleans.
Later in her career she worked part-time in two private mental health practices.
She maintained her licenses to practice in both New York and Louisiana up until the time of her death.
She had been a member of the National Association of Social Workers since 1976, was a board certified diplomate in clinical social work and also held the academy of certified social workers certification.
She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in New Orleans and was affiliated with Christ Church.
She is survived by her husband, Anson Wright Elliott, her daughters, Lizabeth Wittmann Guerry (David) and Louisa Wittmann Post (David) and sons, Michael Elliott (Karen Richey), Stephen Elliott(Daniela) and David Elliott (Margaret).
She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Matthew and Michael Guerry, Claire, Christian and Phillip Peter Frederiksen, Cara, Conner, Caitlyn, Sophie, Charlotte, Daisy, Caroline and Rowan Elliott and William Post.
Private services will be held in New Orleans.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jansen Hospice, 670 Post Road, Scarsdale, 10583.
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