Max Coats

February 2, 1936 ~ May 8, 2017


Max W. Coats, age 81, of Piney Flats, TN, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Coats was born on February 2, 1936, in Wellsville, New York, son of the late Wade Ingley Coats and Vera Leslie Gorton Coats.  After graduation from High School, Mr. Coats served in the United States Army. He served three years in Hokkaido, Japan, and served a four-year apprenticeship at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. After ten years at Portsmouth, he transferred to Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California for twenty-three years. Mr. Coats retired in 1991 and followed his youngest daughter to Northeast Tennessee. He was a member of Piney Flats United Methodist Church and a former member of Enterprise United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Toastmasters International, Buffalo Ruritan Club, and National Association of Retired Federal Employees. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Theron “Ted” Kevin Coats; four brothers, Duane, Durwood, Quentin, and Kendall Coats; and one sister, Jerry Bonham.  He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Mae Coats; two daughters, Leslie Bales and husband Ron, of Indianapolis, IN, and Lisa Varney and husband John, of Bristol, TN; one daughter-in-law, Beth Pugh, of Wellsville, UT; seven grandchildren, Dustin Bales and wife Emily, Derek Bales and wife Jennifer, Shane Varney and wife Amanda, Kevin Varney and wife Jordan, Mackenzie Varney, Kellie Coats, and Jennifer Hewlett and husband Justin; five great-grandchildren, Eliza and Sloan Bales, Saylor and Hayes Varney, and Asher Hewlett; and several nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, Tennessee. The funeral service for Mr. Max W. Coats will follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Scott Brady officiating. Committal and Interment Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Mountain Home National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tennessee, with military honors to be rendered by the Boone Dam VFW Post #4933. Pallbearers will be his son-in-law, John Varney, and his grandsons, Dustin Bales, Derek Bales, Shane Varney, Kevin Varney, and Taylor Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Buffalo Ruritan Club.  The family would like to say a special thanks to Hubert Hampton and Eddie Evans for their many years of friendship.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.



Bernard E. Jackson

July 21, 1935 ~ June 13, 2017


Bernard E. “Bernie” Jackson, 81, of 323 E. Dyke Street, passed on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA with his family at his side. He was born July 21, 1935 in the Town of Willing, the son of the late Erwin and Bessie (Stickney) Jackson. On March 9, 1985 in Wellsville he married Sandra Carr who survives. Bernie was raised in the Town of Alma and was a 1954 graduate of Wellsville High School. He was formerly employed at Rochester Products, Dresser-Rand Corporation, Allegany Arc, Harris Supply Company and retired in 2005 from North Main Lumber in Wellsville. He loved riding motorcycles, country music shows, and stock car racing.  Surviving in addition to his wife Sandy, are five children, Hope Jackson of Olean, Judy Jackson of Allegany, Sheila Miller of Virginia, Doug Jackson of Whitesville, and Aaron Jackson of Wellsville, four step-children, Natalie (Brent) Nugent of Syracuse, Kirk Walker of Rochester, Chis (Tisha) Walker of Texas and Karen Walker of West Seneca, eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in addition to his parents by a grandson, Marine CPL Jason L. Dunham, and four brothers.There will be no public visitation or funeral. Interment will be in Stannards Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the SPCA Serving Allegany County.


James Carlin

May 17, 1935 ~ September 21, 2011


James F. Carlin, 76, of 2398 Stannards Road died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. He was born May 17, 1935 in Wellsville, the son of the late Bernard and Mable (Sortore) Carlin. On June 11, 1955 in Wellsville he married Carole Hazzard who survives.     Jim was a graduate of Wellsville High School. He was employed at C. E. Air Preheater Company in Wellsville for 43 years, retiring in 1998. He was an active member of the Wellsville Community; serving as an Eucharistic Minister for the Immaculate Conception Church, Deputy Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus Council # 919, member of the Olean Assembly 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, member of the Mercy Associates, a member of the Immaculate Conception Community Fun Fair Committee and a life member of the Genesee Hose Company # 5. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, David (Rosealina) Carlin of Las Vegas, NV and Timothy (Judy) Carlin of Wellsville, two daughters, Cynthia Carlin and Kathleen (C.J.) Rahr both of Wellsville, 11 grandchildren, two brothers, Thomas Carlin of Scio and William Carlin of Wellsville as well as several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Brian G. Carlin on July 3, 2000. Friends are invited to call on Sunday, September 25th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 and 9:00 pm and Monday from 10:00 to 10:30 am at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The Rosary will be recited Sunday at 3:45 pm in the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11:00 am in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville with Rev. Thomas Roman as Celebrant. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception School.




Carol K. “Kato” Aldrich

February 14, 1936 ~ September 20, 2012

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Carol K. “Kato” Aldrich, 76, of 4557 Charles Street died Thursday, September 20, 2012 shortly after arrival at St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. He was born February 14, 1936 in the Town of Alma, the son of the late Harry and Ida (Gowdy) Aldrich. On December 26, 1964 in Wellsville he married Carole Seaman who survives.   Kato was a 1954 graduate of Wellsville High School. He served in the U.S. Army with the 7th Infantry Division from 1955 to 1958. He was employed as a mechanical engineer for Dresser-Rand Corporation in Wellsville for 39 years, retiring in 1996. He also operated Kato’s Katering and provided private and charitable catering for many years. He was an active member of the First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wellsville and was voted “Gabby Hayes look-alike” at “Gabby Hayes Days” in Downtown Wellsville for many years. He also was the “right hand man” for the Scio Marching Band for many years. He loved God, Family and his many friends and enjoyed hunting, hospitality and farm life.   Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Stephen (Mary) Aldrich of Port Orange, FL, Ken (Amy) Aldrich of Sarasota, FL, three daughters, Pam Aldrich of Bolivar, Lisa (Jim) Mance of Churchville and Melissa (James) Fuhry of Scio, 12 grandchildren, Charmaine Wade, Robert (Amber) Wade, Courtney Aldrich, Adam Aldrich, Andrew Aldrich, Aaron Mance, Jacob Mance, Eliza Mance, Hannah Mance, Noel Aldrich, Ben Aldrich and Molly Aldrich, two great grandchildren, Eli and Izabell Wade, two brothers, Harley (Lynne) Aldrich of Tucson, AZ and Glenn (Diane) Aldrich of Penfield, two sisters, Maxine Jackson of Wellsville and Peggy Aldrich of Buffalo as well as many nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Edward, Frank and Donald Aldrich and five sisters, Josephine Griffin, Theresa Aldrich, Doris Brown, Betty Russell and Loretta Halliday.   Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:30 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the First Trinity Lutheran Church, 470 N. Main Street in Wellsville. The funeral will be Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm in the church with Rev. Robert Morris presiding. Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church, Habitat for Humanity, Hart Comfort House or the SPCA Serving Allegany County.




James L. Allen

December 31, 1934 ~ September 29, 2012


James L. “Chow” Allen of Eaton Court passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 31, 1934 in Wellsville to Leon and Florence Crance Allen.   James graduated from Wellsville High School in 1954 where he played football, basketball and baseball. Soon after graduation he joined the US Navy and served until 1958. In 1959 he started working in California for Van Hewitt Printers where he worked for 33 years retuning to Wellsville in 1992 to retire. James enjoyed a daily visit to the Texas Hot. He enjoyed the food and especially the companionship of the staff that he considered his second family. James also enjoyed reading and watching sports.   He is survived by: a sister, Sina Hallett (Bob McCracken) of Wellsville; 5 nieces and 1 nephew including Lucinda Hall, Renee` Jackson and Terri Jackson all of Wellsville.   He was predeceased by: a brother, Robert; a sister, Joyce Geer and a great niece, Casey Renee`Jackson.    Friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday October 6 at 2 pm in Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Robert Morris presiding and full military honors to follow. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville.




Andrew Morrison

October 8, 1935 ~ October 11, 2006

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Ann L. Engelder-Fleeger

June 30, 1936 ~ February 9, 2007

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Walter Joseph Embser

September 7, 1936 ~ March 6, 2007

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Catherine Powell-Cleary

November 4, 1936 ~ June 25, 2008

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Phillip Aiken

August 21, 1936 ~ December 19, 1988


Herman Wilcox

January 11, 1935 ~ January 29, 2016

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Herman L. Wilcox, 81, of Ulster Ave. died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at his residence. Born Jan. 11, 1935 in Wellsville, N.Y. he was the son of the late Ray and Agnes Wilcox. Herm was a graduate of the State University of N.Y. at Cortland and received his Master’s Degree from SUNY New Paltz. A Saugerties area resident since 1957, he taught in the Science Department of the Saugerties Central Schools System for 34 years retiring in 1992. Active in the Community he was an Elder and Member of the Plattekill Reformed Church, the Blue Kats Mens Club and served on the Board of Diaz Ambulance. Survivors include his wife, Sharon, three sons: Bruce (Lisa) and William (Jodi) Wilcox both of Medford, Ore. and Robert Houst of Berlin, Germany. Two daughters: Deirdre (Lawrence) Dykes of Ft. Worth and Jennifer (Russell) Mackey of Saugerties. Three sisters: Janice Gustafson, Edythe DeMarco and Carole Nero, two brothers: David and Rodger Wilcox. Nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary, and two brothers: Bruce and Ray Wilcox. His Funeral Procession will form 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc., corner of John & Lafayette Sts., Saugerties. Thence to the Plattekill Reformed Church in Mt. Marion where at 11 a.m. his Funeral Service will be conducted. Friends will be received Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Family suggests donations in his memory be made to the Diaz Memorial Ambulance or the Plattekill Reformed Church.


Guelda Wolfe-Carberry

August 11, 1936 ~ April 19, 2009

Guelda L. Carberry, 72, of 2884 Florida Ave., died Sunday (April 19, 2009) in Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville shortly after admission. She was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Forestville,NY, the daughter of Kenneth A. and Ruth E. Parks Wolfe.
On Dec. 30, 1971, in West Seneca, she was married to David S. Carberry, who survives her. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, she was a graduate of Wellsville High School. She was retired from Key Bank of Wellsville. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Wellsville, was a life member of Wellsville Moose Lodge No. 248 and a member of Wellsville American Legion Post No. 702. She was known as an avid bowler. Surviving are her husband, David of Wellsville; a son, Scott Vogan, of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Sharon (James) Vogan of Pittsburgh, Pa., Michelle (David) Buchholz of Columbus, Ohio and Dawn Carberry of Camp LeJune, N.C.; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; a sister-in-law, Beverly Wolfe of The Villages, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and brothers, Charles and Avelyn Wolfe. Funeral services took place at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home of Wellsville, with Pastor Robert Morris of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville, NY. Memorials may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. or to the American Cancer Society.


Eleanor Burdick-Smith

January 19, 1936 ~ December 19, 1994


Robert Lloyd Driscoll

1936 ~ June 21, 2012

Robert Driscoll.  It is with great honor, pride, and sadness that we, his family announce the passing of Dr. Robert “Bob” Lloyd Driscoll, age 76, of Marietta, Georgia on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Bob grew up in Wellsville, NY and graduated from State University of NY at Brockport. He then received his Masters degree from Alfred University and his PhD from Michigan State University. He started his career as a lifelong educator in Western New York before moving to Georgia to become a Professor of Education at Georgia State University. He then went on to Kennesaw State University, where he served as Dean of Education and finished his career at Reinhardt University, serving as Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of the College, and Professor of Education. In addition he worked on the Professional Standards Commission and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. He loved God and served on the Parish Council at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church as well as sang in the church choir. He was a man of great strength and integrity who lived his life by his priority of family first. His families included not only his wife, daughters, and friends, but also his church and professional family that he truly loved and respected. He is predeceased by his daughter, Stephanie Driscoll; parents, Lloyd and Martha Driscoll; brothers, Bernard Eugene and William Driscoll; and sisters, Mary Alice Richardson and Marian Whitford. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Martha Sikaras Driscoll; daughters, Tanya Burnham and Elizabeth Driscoll; grandchildren, Johnny and Robert “Bobby” Burnham; sisters, Helen D’Arcy and Nancy Wildman; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Monday, June 25th at 11 am at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 24th between 6 and 8pm at H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, with a Trisagion prayer service at 7pm. A graveside service will be held at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville, New York on Wednesday, June 27th at 12:00PM. In lieu of flowers, we ask that contributions may be made to the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund or the Robert L. Driscoll Scholarship Fund c/o Reinhardt University.


Carole Ann Steininger-Howe

January 3, 1936 ~ March 12, 1979


Carol Cronk-Stoeson

August 22, 1936 ~ February 3, 1999


Milton Pitts

February 12, 1935 ~ September 24, 2014


Together for a lifetime, Milton P. and Nathala M. Pitts faced their final hurdle together as they passed away of separate illnesses, but surrounded by family at Jones Memorial Hospital. Milton passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2014), one day after his wife had passed away beside him on Tuesday (Sept. 23, 2014). Mr. Pitts was born on Feb. 12, 1935, in Wellsville, to Howard D. and Marion Victoria (House) Pitts. He was a 1954 graduate of Wellsville Central School. On June 27, 1964, at the Christian Temple in Wellsville, he married Nathala M. Houghtling.  Milton worked as a salesman for Combined Life for sixteen years until his retirement in 2003. He previously worked in food distribution for Miles Bradford in Bradford, Pa. After retirement, he worked for McDonalds in Wellsville from 2003-2011.  Milt is survived by one daughter, Natalie (Randy) Snyder of Cuba; one son, Mark Pitts of Scio; three grandchildren, Brandon (Meghan) Snyder of Dexter and Dustin Snyder and Kirstyn Snyder, both of Cuba; two great-grandchildren, Evan Cummings and Natalie Cummings, with a third great-grandchild to be arriving soon; and his beloved cousins and nieces and nephews.  Milton, along with his wife, loved gardening together. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and had a fascination with politics and history. Together with his wife, he would sit and watch Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and Paul Harvey for hours. To relax, he liked drawing, painting and landscaping. He was a member of the Scio Lions Club and a life member of the NRA. He affectionately called his wife Cinderella, which to their children became “Zelda”, a name that forever was cherished in the Pitts home.  Friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon for a combined visitation with his wife at the Baker-Swan Funeral Home, 3256 Riverside Drive in Wellsville. There will be a combined funeral service on Saturday at noon at the funeral home immediately following the visitation with Rev. Dick Helms of Christ Ring Ministries, officiating. Burial will follow in Knights Creek Cemetery in Scio. Memorial contributions in Milton’s name may be made to Cuba-Rushford Central School Outdoors Program, Attn.: Scott Jordan, 5476 Route 305 North, Cuba, NY 14739.


Richard Mead

March 29, 1935 ~ November 29, 2010

CSM (Ret.) Richard S. “Dick” Mead, of Augusta, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2010. CSM Mead, a native of Wellsville, New York retired from the U.S. Army and made Augusta his home following his retirement in 1981. During his enlistment he served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars. Dick received numerous medals and commendations during his career. He was an avid fisherman and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and playing on the computer. Dick is preceded in death by his daughter, Tina Mead. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Beverly Barney Mead; five children, Marsha (Mike) Altvater, Kim (Mike) Williams, Shelby (Mike Matthews) Reed, Richard Jr. (Nicole) Mead and Brigetta (John) Story; fourteen grandchildren, Stanford Horne, Jr., Melissa Garcia, Katherine Altvater, Michelle Altvater, Amber Smith, Ashley Casey, Melanie Reed, Evan Reed, Alex Reed, Vince Story, Brianna Story, Heather Story, Megan Story and Madelyn Story; and thirteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8PM at the Mead home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to any of the following: The International Waldenstršm Macroglobulinemia Foundation, 3932 D Swift Road, Sarasota, FL 34231;  American Cancer Society , 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, Georgia 30909; Spina Bifida Association, 4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Ste. 250, Washington, DC 20007; Children’s Miracle Network, 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101; Golden Harvest Food Bank, 3310 Commerce Dr, Augusta, GA 30909; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Daniel D’Arcy

April 24, 1936 ~ November 17, 2014


Daniel M. D’Arcy of 3436 Center Drive passed away suddenly in his home on Monday (Nov. 17, 2014). He was born in Wellsville on April 24, 1936, to Frank L. and Laura Breman D’Arcy. He was a lifelong resident of the Wellsville area and on April 30, 1966, in the Immaculate Conception Church, was married to Helen Driscoll, who survives him. He had attended school at the Immaculate Conception Grade School, Wellsville High School and also Saint Bonaventure College. Until his retirement, he was owner of the Searles News Stand. He was a Korean War Veteran and was a member of the Wellsville Legion Post #702. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. He enjoyed his home and taking care of the lawn. He loved his pet Cocker Spaniels, Megan and Abbey. To many, he was known as “DD” and Joe Pa. He always looked forward to the yearly trips to Myrtle Beach with his family. He was known to love spending time with his grandchildren and always supported them in all their sporting events. He was an avid football fan and cheered for the St. Louis Cardinals. Surviving besides his wife, Helen, are daughters, Debra (Brian)Meyers, Bridget (John)Mertsock; son, Chad (Jami) D’Arcy; grandchildren, Christopher and Colin Meyers, Julia and Jonny Mertsock and Jacob D’Arcy; and nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by a brother, Jack D’Arcy, 2 years ago. Private services will be held in the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014) at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville. Memorials may be made to the David A. Howe Public Library or the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps.


Shirley Marie Main-Howe

1935 ~ August 14, 2008


Anthony Walsh

August 19, 1936 ~ April 21, 2001


Joan Armour-Smith

August 13, 1936 ~ December 1968


David Laurier Gee

March 17, 1936 ~ September 25, 2001


Thomas H Obourn

December 7, 1934 ~ August 31, 2007

Thomas H. Obourn Thomas H. Obourn, age 72, of North East, formerly of Harborcreek died on Friday August 31, 2007 at Twinbrook Medical Center. He was born on December 7, 1934 in Rutherford, N.J. to the late Howard and Elise Frith Obourn. He was a graduate of Wellsville High School in Wellsville, N.Y., Cornell University earning a bachelor of art degree, and Michigan State University earning a masters degree. He formerly served in the United States Army Reserves. He was formerly employed as a agricultural county agent with Penn State for Erie Co. Cooperative Extension Service with fruits and vegetables for 35 years retiring in 1997. He was very well known for his woodworking in Pennsylvania and Ohio mostly for wooden bowls and also known for growing of wine grapes. Member of the Co. Agent Association of Retired Penn State Employees and a charter member of the Presque Isle Woodturners of Erie. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by a son Mark Clinton Obourn. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Suzanne Clinton Obourn who he married January 2, 1960; a daughter Lucinda Haab of Mountainhome, Pa.; a brother Samuel G. Obourn and wife Alex of Houston, Texas; a brother-in-law Bruce P. Clinton and wife Alfreda of Wilmington, Delaware; grandsons Jacob Haab, Kyle Haab, Cory Haab; nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home 65 South Lake Street North East. Interment North East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in care of Cindy Obourn Haab P.O. Box 526 Mountainhome, PA 18342.


Roy Edward Weber Jr.

June 30, 1935 ~ March 9, 1999


Phillip Hacket

September 16, 1935 ~ February 1, 1961

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Only child to Arvilla and Guy Hackett. Attended Wellsville High in New York State, where he was a football and track star. As a young man he loved to also fish and hunt. He married Carol Stokes 1/25/58 and they had 2 children, Lori Ranee and Bruce David. He died young, at the age of 26 from complication of Diabetes.


Jean Marie Haller-Congelli-Canto

October 1, 1935 ~ February 23, 2003


Michael Finn

August 29, 1936 ~ June 20, 1988


Marjorie Curry-George-MacLier-Calhoun-Mitchell

January 26, 1935 ~ October 28, 1994


Catherine Powell-Cleary

November 4, 1936 ~ June 25, 2008

Catherine P. “pee dee” Cleary, a longtime Wellsville resident, passed away Wednesday (June 25, 2008) in Fairport at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 4, 1936, in Providence, R.I., to John E. and Evelyn B. Hunt Powell.  Pee dee graduated from both Wellsville High School and Geneseo State College. She started teaching at the Allentown School in the mid 1970s. She moved to Scio Central School when the Allentown School closed and retired from there in 2001. Pee dee loved teaching in both schools and loved and cherished all of her wonderful friends. She was a member of the Jones Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed volunteering with her friends at the many hospital fund-raisers. Pee dee was a member of the Scio Teachers’ Literary Society and the Wegman’s Coffee Club. She and her family would like all who knew her to remember her silly, smiling and laughing face.
She is survived by her loving family: three daughters, Julie (Joe) Howland of Dawsonville, Ga., Anne Cleary of Rochester and Elizabeth (Thomas) Root of Fairport; and beloved grand daughters, Lauryn and Anna Howland.  Friends are invited to attend a memorial service to celebrate her life at 2 p.m. Saturday in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Wellsville. Deacon Frank Pasquale will preside. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, next to her parents. Memorials in pee dee’s name may be made to either the David A. Howe Public Library or to the Jones Memorial Hospital Building Fund.




Dixie Blackman-Duston

May 29, 1936 ~ October 26, 1997


Martha Jane Vossler-Calista

September 27, 1936 ~ October 19, 2001


Louis Baldwin

July 25, 1936 ~ October 30, 2002