Elaine H. (Hansen) Cardinale, 77, passed away peacefully March 14, 2018, at the Geneva Living Center North.

In keeping with her wishes, there will be no prior services. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Elaine was born Nov. 5, 1940 in Geneva and was a daughter of the late Hans Borge and Nina (Simmons) Hansen. She graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 1958. Elaine worked as a bank teller for 27 years, finally retiring in 2008 from Community Bank in Geneva. She enjoyed birdwatching and spending time with family and friends. Elaine also enjoyed frequent trips to the casino. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

She is survived by her children, Steven Cardinale of Geneva, Timothy (Trisha) Cardinale of Geneva and Tammy (Rick Mills) Cardinale of Gorham; siblings, Gordon (Jean) Hansen of Florida, Donna Hansen of Florida, Sandra (Rowley) Hayner of Penn Yan and Faye Finnigan of Penn Yan; grandchildren, Toby and Jessica, Vincent and Cameran, Becky and Mollie; great-grandchildren, Noah and Salem; several nieces and nephews.

Elaine was predeceased by her previous husband, Angelo Cardinale; siblings, Beverly Schreiber, Roland “Bud” Hansen, Gary Hansen, Nelson Hansen, and David “Hoppy” Hansen.

The family would like to express many thanks to her private caregivers, the staff at the Geneva Living Center North and all that were involved with her care.

Contributions may be directed to the charity of one’s choice.