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Elsie Jane Blunt of Flushing passed away on September 12 at the Long Island State Veteran’s Home in Stony Brook, N.Y.

She was born in Long Island City and lived most of her life in Flushing.

She had a distinguished career as a nurse in the U.S, Navy, serving during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

She retired as a Lieutenant Commander in 1969.

Arrangements were handled by the Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home in Flushing.

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