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Stephen Towner

1925 ~ January 15, 2017

Stephen P. Towner, 91, of 4408 Sinon St., passed away in Rochester, N.Y., on Sunday (Jan. 15, 2017).  Honoring his request, there will be no visitation and a Memorial Service under the direction of the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home of Wellsville will be announced at a later date.

 

 

Virginia Christman-Dean

September 29, 1925 ~ July 16, 2009

 

Virginia “Ginny” Christman Dean, 83, a former longtime resident of 67 Early Street died on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a brief illness. She was born on September 29, 1925 in Town of Scio, the daughter of the late Howard and Margaret (Rahr) Christman.  Ginny was a 1943 graduate of Wellsville High School. She was employed as an Executive Secretary at Turbodyne Corporation in Wellsville for 26 ½ years. During her career she served five corporation presidents; she retired in 1988. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Lady Elks and a former member of the Frank B. Church Post 2530 VFW Auxiliary.  She is survived by one daughter, Linda (Rob Prunoske) Mocejunas of Rochester, two sons, William Satterlee of Hawaii and Philip Satterlee of Wellsville, eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Gayle Varley Nash, a brother Robert Christman and a sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Petrey.  Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 34 W. State Street, in Wellsville. The funeral will follow visitation on Monday, (July 20, 2009) at 2:00 pm in the funeral home with Rev. Robert Morris presiding. Burial will be Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville; with a reception to follow at the Wellsville Elks Lodge. Memorial suggestions include the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the SPCA Serving Allegany County.

 

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Fern A. Teller-Bostley

August 15, 1925 ~ August 28, 2009

Fern A. Bostley, 84, of 689 Trapping Brook Road died on Friday, August 28, 2009 at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born August 15, 1925 in Wellsville the daughter of William and Dora (Heers) Teller. On December 17, 1949 in Wellsville she marred Thomas Bostley who predeceased her on July 23, 2000.  Fern was raised in Wellsville and was a 1943 graduate of Wellsville High School. She was formerly employed at Shorts on the Stannards Road, Citizens Bank and Western Auto; she retired in 1988.  She is survived by two sons, William “Bill” (Nancy) Bostley of Wellsville and Brian (Christine) Bostley of Lake Worth, FL, four Grandchildren, William Bostley Jr. of Verona, WI., Laura Knapp of Wellsville, Jonathan Bostley and Brooke Bostley both of Wellington FL. six great grandchildren, two sisters, Dorothy Ennis of Wellsville and Margaret Smith of Zephyrhills, FL and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Cleveland and two brothers, Russ and William Teller.  Friends are invited to call on Monday, August 31st from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will follow visitation at 1:00 pm in the funeral home with Monsignor Vincent Becker presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville. Memorials in Fern’s name may be made to the Immaculate Conception School, 24 Maple Avenue Wellsville, NY 14895.

 

 

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 Donald W. Vossler

January 18, 1927 ~ March 4, 2011

Donald W. Vossler of 2724 Miller Road passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011, at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 18, 1927 to Karl and Bertha Brandes Vossler. On April 19, 1954 in Wellsville he married Janice Shultz who survives.  Don graduated from Wellsville High School in 1943. He later went into partnership with his dad and brother on the family dairy farm. Don was drafted into the US Army in 1955. From 1968 until 1991 he was employed at Dresser Rand in Wellsville. Don never stopped working and stayed busy in retirement. He enjoyed helping his son on the farm and put his work ethic and carpenter skills to task as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Don was a proud and active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. He could be found most every day at his church working on the grounds or working on anything that needed to be done. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Men’s Club and was a former member of the Allegany County Farm Bureau.  Surviving besides his wife Janice; 2 sons, Daniel (Rosemary) Vossler of Wellsville and Timothy (Tonya) Vossler of Perry, GA.; 2 daughters, Deborah (Bill) Susie of Severn, MD., and Mary (Chris) Minges of West Henrietta; his five grandchildren, Justin and Kayla Vossler, Jenna and Ryan Minges and Anna Marie Susie. He is also survived by his brother Lawrence (Margery) Vossler of Wellsville and a sister Marilyn (Jack) Palmer of Avon Park, FL. Don is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Don was predeceased by a son Steven and a brother Walter (Florence) Vossler.  Friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 12, 2011, from 10 am to 11 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsville. His funeral service will be held at 11 am in church with Pastor Robert Morris presiding. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church.

 

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Mildred E. Foster-Rose

March 18, 1924 ~ December 15, 2006

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 Raymond S. Mallery

March 21, 1926 ~ January 28, 2013

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Raymond S. Mallery, 86, of Feathers Creek Road passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013, at home after a long illness. He was born on March 21, 1926 in Wellsville to Norman F. and Mary F. (Stevens) Mallery. On December 26, 1948, in Wellsville, he married Jean H. Folwell who predeceased him on January 15, 1995. Raymond served in the US Marine Corps during WWII and had been a former resident of Waco, Texas. He was an instructor at Texas State Technical Institute (TSTI) and was a TV technician at Mallery Radio & Television in Wellsville. Raymond was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the VFW.  Survivors include: 2 daughters, Kitty [Frank] Pasquale of Belmont and Nancy Rae Mallery of Bradford, Vermont; 6 grandchildren, Ticia (Baldwin) McGean, Francis (Chip) Pasquale, Todd Baldwin, Nikki Noniewicz, Tia Grooms, and Justin L. Winter; 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Besides his wife, he was predeceased by his son, David L. Mallery; 2 sisters Norma Newland and Margaret Delane; 3 brothers, Bill, Lawrence and Mickey; a grandson and a great grandson.  He will be remembered for his sense of humor, intelligence, and most of all, pride of his family and religious belief, as well as his faithful Sheltie and friend, ‘Haley’.  Friends are invited to call on Friday, February 1 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church on February 2 at 11 am, with Father Thomas Roman as celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery (Belmont) and memorials may be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church.

 

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Lawrence Hannigan

May 10, 1925 ~ January 30, 2013

Lawrence “Larry” Hannigan, age 87, of 26 Fassett Lane passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013,at the Comfort House of Allegany County. He was born on May 10, 1925 in Wellsville and was the only child of Ida E. Hannigan. On December 15, 1951 in Belmont he married Mildred R. Bartlett who survives.  Larry graduated from Wellsville High School in 1943 and soon joined the US Army. He served with the 70th Tank Battalion 4th Infantry landing in Normandy during the D Day landings and was decorated with a Silver Star and a Purple Heart. On June 3, 2000 he received the Jubilee of Liberty Medal from the Governor of Normandy and on April 26, 2011 he was appointed as Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the President of the French Republic. Larry had worked for the former Scoville Brown Store and the former Wellsville Burial Case. He later went to work for CE Air Preheater and retired from there in 1982 after 32 years of service. In his retirement Larry worked for a time at the ARC in Alfred and later for Darryl Ordway maintaining the grounds at Air Preheater in Wellsville. Larry was an avid hunter and trout fisherman who knew where every black berry patch was in Allegany County. He was a 29 year member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church of Wellsville as well as member American Legion Post 702 of Wellsville.

 

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Harold A. Schen

November 8, 1923 ~ April 14, 2013

Harold A. Schen, 89, of Hallsport Road, passed away Sunday (April 14, 2013) at Jones Memorial Hospital after a lengthy struggle with congestive heart failure.Harold was born Nov. 8, 1923, in Wellsville to Carl and Luvae Ploss Schen. Like many of that generation, Harold entered the U.S. Navy at the start of World War II, when he was 17 years old. He served on the USS Augusta until the end of the war. Harold returned to Wellsville after the war and settled down to raise a family. He worked for Empire Gas and then National Fuel for 45 years. After retiring, Harold actively explored the countryside using snowmobiles in the winter or motorcycles or ATVs in the summer. For many years, Harold was an active volunteer at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville.  Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; son, David; father, Carl; stepmother, Margaret; mother, Luvae; and sister, Irene.  Harold is survived by his three children, Judith (Daniel) Flanagan, Julie (James) Gish and Michael Schen; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  The family requests no flowers. Friends are invited to a graveside service with military honors at 11 a.m. Thursday (April 18, 2013) in Woodlawn Cemetery, 276 S. Main St., Wellsville.  Any donations or remembrances may be made in his memory to the JMH Axillary fund, c/o Brenda Milligan, 191 N. Main St, Wellsville, NY 14895.

 

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Harold R. Rahr

September 5, 1926 ~ June 6, 2008

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James Patrick Walsh

August 11, 1925 ~ June 5, 2010

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 Georgia Xanthos-Kaousias

December 1, 1924 ~ December 22, 2009

Georgia Kaousias fell asleep in the Lord on December 22, 2009. She remained an inspiration and a joy until the very end. She never met a stranger, and because of this, every outing was an adventure. She never lost her insatiable curiosity or her humor. May everyone be so fortunate to have such a mother. She was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church and her love of that faith sustained her through easy and hard times. Born in Waterbury Connecticut on December 1, 1924 to Theodore Xanthos and Toula Galanopoulos Xanthos, she grew up in Wellsville, New York, and made her way to Tennessee with brief stops in Germany and Greece. She was formerly a resident of Johnson City, TN and moved to Knoxville in 2006. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, George Kaousias, her three adoring and devoted daughters, Deena Kaousias, Fay Kaousias Shrock and her husband Manny Shrock, Tammy Kaousias Steed and her husband Todd Steed, her brother and her sister-in-law, Pete and Thena Xanthos, of Grand Island, NY, her niece Chris Xanthos Boomhower of Tucson, AZ, and her nephew Thomas Xanthos of Boston, MA, and extended family both here and abroad. She and her husband were founding members of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in the Tri-Cities area and the family is very grateful for the support of that parish and the Knoxville parish. We are also grateful for the excellent care given to her by the many doctors, nurses, therapists, and c.n.a.’s along the way.

 

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 Walter Flanagan

July 8, 1924 ~ August 14, 2000

 

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 Frances Hazzard-Mattoon

January 16, 1925 ~ July 28, 1999

 

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 Bertha Jeanne Coats-Jones

May 9, 1924 ~ August 7, 2007

 

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 Albert William Hazzard

January 17, 1923 ~ January 10, 1999

 

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Bruce Norton

August 20, 1925 ~ May 19, 2004

“Mr. Bruce W. Norton — A native of Wellsville, NY and a longtime resident of Mobile, died on Wednesday, May 19 2004”

 

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Eugene John Dressig

December 6, 1922 ~ April 22, 1990

 

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 Melvin Arthur Craven

June 4, 1926 ~ December 30, 1999

 

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 Bernard Allen

July 22, 1922 ~ December 29, 1998

 

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 Carol W. Pressler-Davison

September 30, 1925 ~ September 30, 2015

Carol W. Davison, 90, of 5442 St. Rt. 19N went to be with her Lord on Wednesday (Sept. 30, 2015) in Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville following a long illness.  She was born in Wellsville on Sept. 30, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Eva Cornwell Pressler.  On Aug. 15, 1944, in Wellsville, she was married to Clinton J. Davison, who predeceased her on Oct. 8, 1991. From 1972 until her retirement in 1988, she operated Davisons Abstract Co. in Belmont. She was an active member of the Riverside Assembly of God Church in Wellsville and was a longtime member of the Creative Writers Association of Wellsville. She enjoyed her family and time spent writing and music. She is survived by a son, Robert (Martha)?Davison of Oneca, Fla.; sister, Shirley Hosmer of?Scio, N.Y.; grandsons, Matthew Seeley of Wellsville, and Christopher (Kim)?Post of West Seneca, N.Y.; granddaughters, Joanne (John)?Gant of Belmont, Carol (James)?Meyers of Silver Creek, N.Y., and Alice Geer of Silver Creek, N.Y.; 37 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren; also four other grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her caregivers, Jamie Deming, Dixie Scott, Brandy Whitaker, Crystal Hogan, Lynn Bentley and Marie Coen. Friends may call on Monday (Oct. 5, 2015) at the Riverside Assembly of God Church in Wellsville from 2 until 4 p.m., at which time the services will be held with Pastor John Francisco officiating. Burial will be at the family’s convenience in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Allegany County Office for the Aging or to the Riverside Assembly of God Church.

 

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 Reta Langdon Nottingham-Munkes

May 20, 1926 ~ November 28, 1997

“Reta was the daughter of Claude M. and Ruth Corey Nottingham.
Claude was the son of Salmon and Elnora Sherwood Nottingham, of Cattaraugus Co NY. Ruth was the daughter of Arthur Lee and Belle Flora Langdon Corey of Potter Co PA. 1946 Nov 02 Reta married Richard “Dick” Munkes. Their marriage was blessed with a son, David.
Ruth worked for the banking industry in Allegany Co NY for several years before her retirement. She enjoyed traveling, bird watching and was an avid reader.”

 

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 Frederick Witter

August 29, 1925 ~ August 12, 2015

Frederick F. Witter, 89 years, formerly of Hornell, NY went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Corning Hospital. He was born to Francis F. and Marie Yentzer Witter on August 29, 1925 in Roulette, PA. He married Jean Smigiel in 1988 in Hornell, NY. In recent years he lived with his brother, Jerome (Shirley) Witter, Addison, NY during the summer and at his home in Dundee, FL for the winter. He graduated from Wellsville High School, Wellsville, NY and college in Alfred. He worked for NYSEG as an electrician until his retirement. He lived in Hornell, Elmira, and Sun City, FL. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and walking. He attended the Addison United Methodist Church and the Dundee Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased by step-mother, Florence Witter and wife, Jean. Fred is survived by brothers: Donald (Janice) Witter of Mannsville, NY, Roger Witter of Rochester Mills, PA, Jerome (Shirley) Witter of Addison, NY; sisters: Mary Witter of Mannsville, NY, Donna Knowles of Addison, NY; special nephew, Michael (Neysa) Witter of Addison, NY; two step-sons: Lewis (Penny) Smigiel of Avoca, NY, Leon (Sandy) Smigiel of CO; and many nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall St., Addison, NY. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 2:00 PM, Pastor Veronica Seeley officiating. Burial will take place in the family plot in the John Lyman Cemetery, Roulette, PA at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frederick’s name may be sent to: The Risingville Methodist Church, 4530 Co. Rd. 11, Cameron Mills, NY 14820 or to the Addison United Methodist Church, 8 Front St., Addison, NY 14801.

 

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 George Dwight Healy

July 19, 1925 ~ February 25, 1996

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Jerry Althea Coats-Bonham

May 11, 1926 ~ April 7, 1984

 

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 Richard James Flanagan

October 30, 1925 ~ October 4, 1991

 

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 Jack Berwyn Heers

December 22, 1922 ~ November 14, 2004

 

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 George Edward Lehman

January 19, 1925 ~ February 14, 1999

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 Helen Marie Chaffee-Chandler

July 13, 1925 ~ September 9, 2011

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Helen Chaffee Chandler of Baldwin Road passed away in Jones Memorial Hospital on Friday (Sept. 9, 2011) following a brief illness.She was born in Wellsville on July 13, 1925, the daughter of Walter L. and Margaret Dixon Chaffee.  She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Richard F. Chandler, on June 22, 2008.  Helen and Dick were able to spend a number of years enjoying the winter months with their circle of caring friends at South Fork and Dade City, Fla. She was a very independent lady who will be sadly missed by her friends, family and community.  Early in her career, she was employed at the Wellsville Auto Parts. Then, she went to work at Citizens Bank, which later became Key Bank. She enjoyed working at the bank and continued to thoroughly enjoy outings with her “Bank Girls” up until just days before she became ill. She retired from banking in 1982. After retiring, Helen was active in a number of organizations such as the Lioness Club, Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Star, The Blind Association, Corvette Club and Meals on Wheels.  She is survived by a daughter, Carrie (Ken)?Blitz of Kennedy; three grandchildren, Jessica Blitz and Emily (Daniel)Paez of Charleston, S.C. and Christopher Blitz of Fairfax, Va.; a great-grandson, Kallon Blitz; sister, Christine (John) Rapoza of California; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a lifelong time of friends; also her little poodle, Babe. Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell?Funeral Home in Wellsville on Tuesday (Sept. 13, 2011) from 3-5 p.m., when services will be held with the Rev. Ralph Eastlack officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Heart Association, American Lung Association or a charity of the donor’s choice.

 

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 Dean Elgin White

April 21, 1925 ~ August 11, 2002

 

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Charles Francis McGill

April 18, 1926 ~ November 5, 1991

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Duania Agnes Brownell-Moreland

September 20, 1925 ~ June 8, 2005

Duania B. Moreland, 79, formerly of 18 Trapping Brook Road, passed away on Wednesday June 8, 2005 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born September 20, 1925 in Bradford, PA the daughter of E. Jay and Helen (Munkes) Brownell. On June 15, 1946 in Wellsville she married Robert T. Moreland who predeceased her January 16, 2000. She was a 1943 graduate of Wellsville High School and received a scholarship to the School of the Arts in New York City. She graduated from Olean Business Institute and was first employed by Worthington Corp., later Rockwell Brothers in Wellsville from 1962-1965, and finally as a secretary for C. E. Air Preheater Co., retiring in 1987. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Duania is survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Larry) Hardy of Winder, GA, and a granddaughter, Kimberly (Mark) VanAllen of Loganville, GA. Friends are invited to call Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 15th at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Dennis Mancuso presiding. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial suggestions include the American Cancer Society and the S.P.C.A. Serving Allegany County.

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Marian Freda Ackley-Sheffer-Greetham

May 9, 1925 ~ June 29, 2005

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Hollister Ladd Alsworth

April 16, 1925 ~ November 9, 1989

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June Hugar-Johnson

June 18, 1927 ~ January 13, 2014

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Mrs. June H. Johnson, age 86, of 17th Street, Orange City died January 13, 2014 at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City.  Mrs. Johnson was born on June 18, 1927 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, the daughter of George and Dorothy Jordan Hugar. She was a bookkeeper for Citrus Carpet in Orange City for many years pror to her retirement. She enjoyed ceramics, baseball, rodeos, yahtzee, dice and board games.  She is survived by a son, Roger Wachter and a daughter, Nancy Wachter of Orange City, FL; and nine grandchildren.  Memorial donations may be made in her name to Help Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 740514, Orange City, FL 32763.

 

 

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Gregory Theoclitus

January 15, 1925 ~ July 26, 1988

CPL. U.S. ARMY – WORLD WAR II

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Pauline Elizabeth Potter-Eames

July 28, 1924 ~ March 13, 2006

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Marian Grace Fanton-Booth

June 25, 1925 ~ July 23, 1999

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Donna Jean Ahrens-Johnson

July 11, 1926 ~ March 27, 2008

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Donna J. Johnson, 81, formerly of Olean, passed away Thursday (March 27, 2008) at Mercy Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Johnson was born on July 11, 1926, in Coudersport, Pa. to Walter and Nina (Dudley) Ahrens. She was a 1943 graduate of Wellsville Central School. On Aug. 18, 1951, she married Walter D. Johnson, who survives.
Donna worked as a receptionist for Dr. J. Golden D.D.S. in Olean for 20 years until her retirement in 1983. Later, she and her husband traveled the U.S., touring many interesting places. They resided at their cottage on Keuka Lake in the summer and traveled south to Daytona Beach in the winter. In addition to her husband, Donna is survived by a daughter, Lynda (Michael) Padula of Auburn; one son, Jeffrey Johnson of Olean; a brother, Richard (Shirley) Ahrens of Wellsville; seven grandchildren, Trevor Johnson, Ryan (Amy) Johnson, Megan (Jeff) Hellier, Eryan (Chris) Price, Teri (Martin) Kahle, Emily Johnson and Paige Johnson; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Robert Ahrens and a son, Kevin Johnson. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Monday at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville. The funeral service will take place at 4 p.m. Monday immediately following the visitation with Rev. William McNeil of Seventh-Day Adventist Church of Wellsville officiating. Burial will follow in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Memorials in Donna’s name may be made to Alzheiemer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, N.Y. 14221.

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Frederick Graves

June 13, 1924 ~ July 24, 1992

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Malcolm E. Padden

December 12, 1924 ~ December 16, 2011

T/Sgt. Malcolm E. Padden, USAF, retired, 87, of 656 Salt Rising Road, passed away Friday (Dec. 16, 2011)?shortly after admission to Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, following a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 12, 1924, in Hornell, he was the son of Joseph and Marie Tobias Padden. He married Caroline Kohn on June 5, 1948, in Wellsville. Mrs. Padden survives.  Entering the U.S. Navy following following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Mac served two tours of duty in the South Pacific and one tour in Charlestown, S.C. He re-enlisted in the USAF?in 1964 and served until his retirement in 1972. Following his retirement, Mac served as village and town justice in Bolivar, was a former employee of Mastel Ford of Olean, was a school bus driver for Bolivar Central School and, while living in Florida, he taught 55 Drive Alive Program through AARP.He was a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church, Macedonia Lodge 258 F&A.M., Bolivar, Frank B. Church VFW Post 2530, Wellsville and Morrison Hayes Legion Post 702, Wellsville.Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two children, Kevin (Donna)Padden of Columbia, S.C., and Kathleen (Marc)?Gleason of Little Genesee; and three grandchildren, Tiffany, Tristin and Tucker Gleason.He was preceded in death by a sister, Camilla Garrison.Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home, Inc., Bolivar, Thursday (Dec. 22, 2011)?from 1-3 p.m. A memorial service will follow visitation at 3 p.m. Memorials to the Bolivar Fire Department Ambulance Fund, 460 Main.St., Bolivar, NY 14715, would be appreciated by the family.

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William August Potrafke

June 28, 1925 ~ May 3, 1995

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Alfred Roy Knowles

December 23, 1924 ~ March 26, 1987

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 Helen Pauline Ballerstein-Hand-Short

June 25, 1926 ~ March 22, 1996

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Robert Ernest Howe

February 12, 1924 ~ March 10, 1991

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Kathryne Jeanne Morey-Sortore

May 17, 1925 ~ November 24, 2007

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Frank D. Short

March 5, 1923 ~ January 26, 2000

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Irene M. “Susie” Trowbridge-Heck

December 10, 1924 ~ March 25, 2014

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Irene M.”Susie” Heck of Newfane, Wife of the late Judson Heck Sr. entered into rest with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport. She was born on December 10, 1924 to Caleb and Irene (Foster) Trowbridge. Susie and Judson married in 1947 in Wellsville, New York. Susie came from the city of Jamestown, New York to Newfane in 1955.  She was a nurse’s aid for 14 years at the former Inter Community Memorial Hospital, Newfane, New York. She was a member of the Newfane United Methodist Church where she belonged to the ladies auxiliary. Irene was a long standing member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Newfane Historical Society.  Surviving are her sons, Judson (Kathleen) Heck Jr. of Burt and Thomas (Bonnie) Heck of Lyndonville, a sister Hilda Roderick of Olean. Also surviving are her grandchildren Judson (Jill) Heck III, Thomas Heck, Jr. and Lindsay Heck, and great-grandchildren Judson Heck IV and Jaycie Heck. She is predeceased by six brothers, Herbert, Howard, Foster, James, Adrian and William Trowbridge and four sisters Catherine Glover, Greta Page, Louise Trowbridge and Gertrude Barnes. Friends may call at the Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home Inc. 2670 Main St.  Newfane, New York on Thursday March 27, from 3-7 PM. Where a funeral service will take place at 7 PM. with Reverend Kim Smith Officiating. Burial will be in Corwin Cemetery at the convenience of the family in Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Newfane Historical Society or the Newfane United Methodist Church would be appreciated.

 

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Norman Glenn Shear

June 15, 1923 ~ November 7, 2001

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Richard Dudley Gaylord

February 21, 1923 ~ April 26, 1992

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Richard Frederick DeBarbieri

June 4, 1923 ~ June 6, 2004

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June Lee Tait-Dean

June 10, 1925 ~ May 26, 1985

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Robert J. Owen

October 5, 1925 ~ December 5, 2005

 

 

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 John R. Baldwin

September 29, 1923 ~ March 22, 2004

STAFF SGT 299th ENG 51st BATT
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George Willard Hess

February 17, 1925 ~ January 1, 2007

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Mary Alice Pero-Phillipson

April 18, 1925 ~ June 1993

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Robert Alfred Major

March 23, 1923 ~ April 7, 1988

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Donald Edward Whitney

November 23, 1925 ~ January 1,1985

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Mildred Maysie Smith-Renn

October 24, 1924 ~ January 13, 2001

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Janet Williams-White

May 15, 1925 ~ January 12, 2014

Janet D. (Williams) White, age 88, passed away Sunday (Jan. 12, 2014) at the Leesburg Regional Medical Center in Leesburg, Fla. Janet was born on May 15, 1925, to the late Donald and Grace (Perry) Williams in Olean, N.Y.  Janet grew up in Wellsville with her two sisters, Betty Jane and Carol Ann. Janet met Dean Elgin White, also from Wellsville, while in school. They married in 1947. They moved to Clearwater, Fla., where they raised their two children.  Janet worked as a legal and confidential secretary for several law firms and eventually the School Board of Pinellas County, Fla., from which she retired in 1987. She and her husband lived in several locations after retirement, including Mt. Dora, Fla., Taylors, S.C., and Shelbyville, Tenn. Dean passed away in 2002 in Shelbyville. Janet then resided with her sister Betty in Maryland until moving to the Savannah Manor in Leesburg, Fla. Janet enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading, travel and knitting.
Janet is survived by two children, Robert Reid White of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Jenine Szuba of Wildwood, Fla. She is also survived by five grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  At Janet’s request, there will be no public visitation or funeral. She will be interred at the Stannards Cemetery in Wellsville, beside her beloved husband.

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Harold F. Dickinson

August 9, 1924 ~ July 19, 2008

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Beverly Ann Christman-Bradley

June 7, 1925 ~ April 16, 1923

Beverly Christman Bradley of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday (April 16, 2012) at the Village Glen Dementia Care Unit of John Knox Village, near her home. Born on June 7, 1925, in Wellsville, N.Y., she was a daughter of Clarence R. and Alice Gardner Christman. Beverly graduated from Wellsville High School with its Class of 1943, and studied merchandising at Syracuse University, where she met the companion with whom she would share the rest of her life, John D. “Bus” Bradley of Bolivar, N.Y. On April 21, 1946, in Wellsville, they married. Making their home in Bolivar, Bev was a member of the Guild of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, the Bolivar Country Club, and the Cuba Lake Yacht Club. She served as a Cub Scout den mother, a Brownie troop leader, and enjoyed golf and skiing. She was an original member of “Fahrner’s Fearless Followers,” a skiing and social club based in Ellicottville. She was a renowned cook, enjoyed entertaining and, in her earlier years, also enjoyed playing bridge. In 1983, she and her husband relocated to Sea Ranch Lakes, where they lived until recently, spending the warm weather months at their second home on Cuba Lake. In Florida, she was a member of the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club, and of its Corinthians. Bev is survived by her husband; three children; George C. Bradley, of Miami Shores; Marcia D. Bradley, of Madison, Wis.; and Deborah B. Arzberger, of Waynesville, N.C.; two sisters, Joanne “Pidge” Daily, of Wellsville, and Nancy Cotton, of Covington, La.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three nieces.  She was predeceased by her first child, Mary Priscilla.
There will be no visitation. After her internment in a ceremony for members of the family, a bon voyage party is being planned for all friends at Moonwinks Restaurant, Cuba, N.Y. at 4 p.m. July 5, 2012.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, the Bolivar Free Library, Bolivar’s Pioneer Oil Museum, or to any other organization donors consider appropriate.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Apr. 19, 2012

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Orpha Jean Richmond-Whitney

October 21, 1925 ~ August 22, 2002

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William F. Dodge

August 8, 1923 ~ November 13, 1998

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Carl O. Gustafson

August 2, 1923 ~ October 18, 1991

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Irving Buchanan

October 11, 1925 ~ January 9, 2008

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Paul E. Meissner

July 11, 1926 ~ September 19, 1994

CPL. U.S. ARMY AIR CORP – WORLD WAR II

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August C. Pasquale

June 5, 1925 ~ January 21, 2012

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August C. “Augie” Pasquale, of Horseheads, NY, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at the age of 86 at Bethany Manor. Augie was born June 5, 1925 in Hornell, NY son of the late August C. and Amelia E. “DelVecchio” Pasquale. He graduated from Wellsville High School, attended the Citadel, Alfred University and received his Master’s at SUNY Buffalo. He served his country with the US Army during WWII as a Cpl. radio operator and earned many medals. Augie was a teacher in Horseheads for many years and taught Science and Driver Ed. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church, member of the Lions Club, VFW and American Legion. Augie is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Patricia Hunt Pasquale; children, Augie (Lori) Pasquale of Maryland, Kimberly (Glenn) Ortenzio of North Carolina, Christine (Jake) Miller of Elmira, NY, Gina Haseker of North Carolina, and Lisa (Chris) Frey of North Carolina; grandchildren, Jacob III, Ian, Augie IV, Meagan, Nicholas, Kristin, Nathan and Madison; great-grandchildren, Natalie and Jacob IV; brother, James (Beverly) Pasquale of Arizona; nieces and nephews, Frank (Kitty) Pasquale, Gary (Jill) Pasquale, Patricia (Glenn) Cline; and several cousins. Augie is predeceased by his brothers, Leonard, Michael, George, and Frank Pasquale; sister, Veronica King; and nephew, Michael Pasquale. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads at 10 a.m. with Rev. Christopher Linsler and Deacon Frank Pasquale as celebrants. Mr. Pasquale will be laid to rest in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery immediately following with Military Honors. Augie was a dedicated educator, driving and swimming instructor, community member, animal welfare supporter, husband and father. He touched many lives as an instructor and he hoped that he helped save lives with his teachings. The family respectfully requests that memorials be made in Augie’s name to Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA, State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903.

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Betty Smith-Kennedy-Smith

June 1, 1926 ~ November 6, 1997

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Genevieve Mae Cline-Vaughn

April 13, 1925 ~ December 4, 2002

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 Edward Judge Walchli

June 9, 1926 ~ 1999

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Molly Jean White-Parson

September 21, 1926 ~ December 12, 2005

 

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Donald D. Marsh

December 21, 1923 ~ January 29, 1991

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Constance N. Hodges-Bianco

September 12, 1924 ~ December 9, 1996

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Walter Jacob Babbitt

June 15, 1924 ~ June 12, 2001

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