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Camp, Elsie L., 97, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at her home.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, the eldest daughter of the late Israel and Gertrude Spader Lovitt.

Elsie was a Navy Waves WWII veteran and attended Ohio University on the GI Bill before moving to North Carolina in 1950. Lived mostly in North Carolina except 1963-64 in Mississippi and 1968-1969 in San Diego, California.

Elsie held administrative assistant positions in several departments at UNC Chapel Hill during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. She supported Hadassah and JFS. Elsie loved to travel, especially to Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Greece, England, Spain and Portugal. Elsie was most at home in the wild, at her longtime home in rural Chatham County, North Carolina. She has always had a passion for reading, learning, music and the arts. She supported equal rights for women and social justice for all.

Devoted mother of William J. Camp (Audra K. Price) of Garner, NC and James E. Camp of Raleigh, NC. Dear sister of Sarah Mandell of West Palm Beach, FL, and the late Frances Starr and Bella Lovitt. Beloved grandmother of Liam J. Camp.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Road, Warwick, RI.

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Meeting ID: 838 2834 3418, Passcode: 983707

Shiva will be deprived.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hadassah, Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 1100, New York, NY 10268-1100