Else J. Bie


Else J. Bie, of Albany, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 at her home. Born in Vale, Norway, May 20, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Leif and Astrid Line. Else came to the United States in 1935. She lived in Westerleigh, Staten Island, and then Syosset, Long Island and later Webster, NY before moving to Albany in 1978.

Else is survived by her husband, John Bie, and her beloved children, Cathleen Belschwinder (Michael) of Loudonville, Steve Bie of Manhattan, David Bie (Julie) of Ballston Lake, Lynne Ann Bie (Darlene) of Troy and Eric Bie of Londonville, brother, Leif Line (Hana) of Staten Island, 6 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and beloved friends.

Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.

The family would like to thank the staff at Community Hospice of Albany for their care and compassion during Else’s illness.