Miscellaneous Chautauqua County, New York Obituaries

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Edna I. Barber
ERIE - Edna I. Barber, 94, of Erie, formerly of Ripley, died Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) in the Twinbrook Medical Center, Lawrence Park, Pa. She was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Corry, Pa., the daughter of the late J. Earl and Nora Johnson Woodward. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ripley and the National Grange. She was a well-known seamstress. Surviving are a son, Herbert Barber of Westfield; a daughter, Myrna Zohns of Erie; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Barber; a brother; a sister; and a great-granddaughter. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First United Methodist Church, 24 W. Main St., Ripley. The Rev. Sue Kaiser, pastor, with officiate. A private interment will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Ripley. Arrangements are by the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley.

Jerry Y. Danner
LITTLE VALLEY - Jerry Y. Danner, 69, of Fair Oak Street, died Monday (Oct. 11, 1999) in her home. Arrangements will be announced by Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley.

Eugene Gordon
SALISBURY, N.C. - Eugene Gordon, 79, of Salisbury, died Sunday (Oct. 10, 1999) in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, N.C. He was born July 8, 1920, in Red House, N.Y., the son of the late Clarence Gordon and Gertrude Jimerson Gordon. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a carpenter and retired from Rowan Parks and Recreation. He was a member of the Carpenters Union, the Seneca Indian Nation, the Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post No. 342 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are a son, Brian Gordon of Spencer, N.C.; three daughters: Judy Goldin and Kristie Everhart of Salisbury and Jackie Pietrowski of Monroe, N.C.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dana Gordon of Randolph. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah R. Gordon, Sept. 27, 1967, and his second wife, Eva F. Gordon, July 24, 1979. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Summersett Memorial Chapel, Salisbury. The Rev. Don Newman, pastor of Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church, Salisbury, will officiate. Burial will be in U.S. National Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Rowan County Veteran Council. Friends will be received from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Fannie Raymondo
LUDLOW - Fannie Raymondo, 88, of 402 Lincoln Ave., died Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in the Lutheran Home, Kane. She was born March 27, 1911, in Sheffield, the daughter of Joseph and Kathern Viscio. A homemaker, she was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church. Surviving are a son, Paul Raymondo of Ludlow; a daughter, Nancy Farr of Johnsonburg, Pa.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Mary Connelly of Erie; and one brother, Benedict Viscio of Sacramento, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Raymondo, whom she married June 18, 1927, in Sheffield; a child in infancy; two brothers; and one sister. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 9, 1999 in St. Callkistus Catholic Church. The Rev. Phillip Pinczewski, pastor, was celebrant. Burial was in St. Callistus Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Callistus Catholic Church of the Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements were by the Cummings Funeral Home, Kane.

Robert D. Swanson
YORK, Pa. - Robert D. Swanson, 77, of York, died at 1 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) in his home. He was born April 15, 1922, in Jamestown, the son of the late Herbert W. And Rose Pond Swanson. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School and Rochester Institute of Technology. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Hancock. He was a retired tool and die engineer and sales representative for Vard-Smith. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in York, Out Door Country Club, York Forest No. 30. Tall Cedars of Lebanon and the 13th Ward Political Club. Surviving are two daughters: Kathleen Thornhill of Warren, Ohio, and Barbara Fourhman of York; one son, David Swanson of Philadelphia; three grandchildren; and a brother, William Swanson of Jamestown. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Berg Swanson. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Christ Lutheran Church of Spry 2401 S. Queen St., York, Pa. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Jamestown. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service on Wednesday in the church. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 488 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17404 or the Visiting Nurse Association, 218 E. Market St., York, Pa. 17403. Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York is in charge of arrangements.

Theresa Clifford
PLAINFIELD, N.J. - Theresa Clifford, 87, of Plainfield, died Monday (Oct. 11, 1999). She was born in Yonkers, N.Y. She was a former communicant of the the Church of the Nativity and a member of their Rosary Society and was presently a communicant of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Plainfield. Surviving are two sons: Charles J. Clifford of Plainfield and Richard D. Clifford of Westfield; four grandchildren; and a sister, Natalie Pietrowicz of Yonkers. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Plainfield. A private internment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains. Friends will be received from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Higgins Funeral Home, 209 W. Eighth St., Plainfield. Memorials may be made to the Muhlenberg Foundation, Inc., Park Avenue & Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J. 07061.

Margaret A. ''Peg'' Ewing
Margaret A. ''Peg'' Ewing, 75, of 8 Crane St., formerly of 325 Baker St., died at 6:20 a.m. Monday (Oct. 11, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A Jamestown resident since 1926, she was born March 22, 1924, Marionville, Pa., the daughter LeRoy and Cecillia Meehan Terry. She was employed by the former Crescent Tool Co. and was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. She was a member of the retired Girl Scouts and the past president of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary. She was a past commander of the former Navy Mothers, and a member of the College of Regents of the Moose Lodge. She also was a former member of the Lionesse Auxiliary. Surviving are five sons: DeForest D. Ewing Jr. of Novi, Mich., Dennis P., David L. and Douglas J. Ewing, all of Jamestown, and Daniel E. Ewing of Thorton, Colo.; a daughter, Debra A. Sonderhouse of Pewaukee, Wisc.; 15 grandchildren: John D. Ewing and Julie M. Gallosso both of Clinton Township, Mich., Dennis P. Ewing Jr., Sarah E. and Jenny R. Ewing, all of Ashville, Scott A. Ewing of Williamsburg, Va., Daniel E. Ewing Jr. of Golden, Colo., Pedee J. Ewing of Thorton, David L. Ewing Jr. of Guilderland, N.Y., Mark E., Gabrielle D., Katherine M. and Matthew J. Ewing, all of Jamestown, Monica A. Cuoco of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Michael D. Ewing of Denver; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Patricia A. Russell of Jamestown; and two brothers: Carl E. Kelwaski of Jamestown and Clarence L. Kelwaski of Panama. She was preceded in death by her husband, DeForest D. Ewing, whom she married June 26, 1943, and who died July 25, 1971; her father; her step-father, Stephen Kelwaski, Aug. 30, 1980; her mother, Sept. 12, 1990; a sister, Marcia D. Kelwaski, in1946; and a brother, Stephen Kelwaski Jr., on March 18, 1996. The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. James A. Hubbard, interim rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery. Friend will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, where a Moose Lodge ritual will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Southern Tier Kidney Association P.O. Box 834, Jamestown, N.Y., 14702.

Inez A. Porter
WARREN - Inez A. Porter, 91, a resident of the Watson Home, formerly of North Warren, died at 10:50 p.m. Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in Kinzua Valley Health Care. She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Richmond Township, Crawford County, Pa., the daughter of Archie and Lenora Davison Franklin. A Warren area resident most of her life, she was a telephone operator at the Warren State Hospital for 18 years, retiring in 1969. She was a member of the North Warren Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two daughters: Sandra Ransom of North Warren, Betty Dickerson of Warren; a son, Everett R. Burke of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lorraine E. Ferrie of Erie. She was preceded in death by a sister, Opan Schuler in 1992; and one brother, Willard Franklin in 1991. The funeral was held Oct. 11 in the Mark S. Patterson Funeral Home. The Rev. Burfoot S. Ward III, pastor of the North Warren Presbyterian Church, officiated. Burial was in Westview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the North Warren Presbyterian Church or a charity of choice.

Betty E. Roberts
CLARENDON, Pa. - Betty E. Roberts, 78, of R.D. 1, Mohawk Avenue, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) in Warren General Hospital. She was born April 25, 1921, in Warren, the daughter of James and Anna Marie Anderson Mortensen. She was employed by Kresge's, Sylvania and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. A member of the Free Methodist Church, she taught Sunday School and Bible School and also at the conference Bible Study. She was formerly involved in Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. Surviving are her husband, Albert ''Bud'' Roberts, whom she married April 25, 1942, in Warren; a son, David Roberts of Glendale, Calif.; a daughter, Nanette Roberts; and a sister, Ethel Anderson, both of Warren. She was preceded in death by a son, James; and a sister, Martha Copenhaver. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today in the Free Methodist Church, Warren. The Rev. Charles Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received today in the church for one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

A. Myrtle Powers 
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A. Myrtle Powers, 87, of 300 Promenade Blvd., Las Vegas, formerly of 301 Charles St., Jamestown, died at 7:46 p.m. Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in the Summerline Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas. A Las Vegas resident the past five years, she was born Aug. 17, 1912, in Kane, Pa., the daughter of Melvin I. and Alice M. Ruth VanGiesen. A graduate of Kane High School and a 1933 graduate of the Jamestown General Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at Jamestown General Hospital for a short time. She was a member of the Zion Covenant Church where she sang in the choir, the Missionary Circle and the Ladies Aide. She was also a member of the Jamestown General Hospital Alumni Association. Surviving are a son, Dr. C. Donald Powers of Las Vegas; and two brothers: the Rev. Raymond A. Vangiesen of Marianville, Mo., and Marlan V. Vangiesen of Hopkinsville, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold O. Powers who died Dec. 2, 1972; and a brother, William I. Vangiesen in 1943. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Eldon H. Johnson, pastor emirtus, Zion Covenant Church will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Zion Covenant Church Memorial Trust Fund.

Richard E. Nash
Richard E. Nash, 92, of 103 Linwood Ave., died at 11:35 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born June 7, 1907, in Chautauqua N.Y., the son of Esek Brayton and Edith Harwood Nash. A 1925 graduate of Chautauqua High School and earned his B.S. in 1932 from Springfield College, Springfield, Mass. He was a special education teacher for the Falconer School System retiring in 1976. He attended the first Covenant Church and was a member of the Kiantone Senior Citizens Club, the Jamestown Rifle Club and the Carroll Rod and Gun Club. Surviving are his wife, Helen Norberg Nash whom he married July 8, 1967; two sons: David L.R. Carlson of Tyler, Texas and Darrel C. Carlson of North East, Pa.; six grandchildren: Erich, Wallace Carlson, Barbara Morgan, Cathy Burleson all of Texas, Deanna Carlson Bradt of Fort Wayne Ind. and Dean C. Carlson of Waterford, Pa. and five great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death by three brothers: David, Edgar and Hugh Nash. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. David B. Larson, visitation pastor, First Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Chautauqua Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Covenant Church Reach Out Ministry or a charity of ones choice. 

James H. Johnson 
YOUNGSVILLE - James H. Johnson, 69, of PO Box 194 (Thatchers Lane), Youngsville, died, at 9:30 p.m., Saturday (Oct.9, 1999) in the Rouse Warren County Home. He was born, Sept. 14, 1930, in Warren, the son of the late Harry and Nellie Sutton Johnson. A 1948 graduate of Tidioute High School, he was employed by Penndot as a mechanic retiring in 1991. He was employed for several years by Cyclops in Titusville. He enjoyed gardening and anything mechanical. Surviving are his wife, Mary Smith Johnson whom he married May 28, 1955; three sons: Sidney Johnson of Spartansburg, Alan Johnson of Bear Lake and Harold Johnson of Youngsville; one brother, Charlie Johnson of Sagertown; one sister, Carol Maust of Langhorne, PA; five grandsons: Dylan, Dustin, Merrit, Adam and Jacob Johnson; and one granddaughter, Stefanie Johnson. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the McKinney Funeral Home in Youngsville. The Rev. Rick Hamrick, pastor, of the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Wrightsville Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Warren County. 

Stephen Robert Edgar
SALAMANCA - Stephen Robert Edgar, 51, of Salamanca, died Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Salamanca, the son of Robert and the late Bonita Mae Goodrich Edgar. He served in the U.S. Navy, including a tour in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and a tour in Antarctica. He was a senior design engineer at Chemical Design Incorporated of Lockport for 22 years. Besides his father, surviving are his wife, Debi Toussaint Edgar; four daughters: Michelle Edgar of Niagara Falls, Nicole Edgar and Kelli Zywiczynski both of Lockport and Kandace Thompson of Florida; four grandchildren; one sister, Linda Pelham of Napoli; and a brother, Terry Edgar of Comelius, N.C. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today in the Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, N.Y. Interment will be in the Huskey Cemetery. 

Vivian I. Anderson 
Vivian I. Anderson, 89, formerly of 198 Hazeltine Ave., died at 11:50 p.m. Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in Heritage Green Health Care Center. A lifelong resident, she was born March 17, 1910, in Jamestown, the daughter of I. W. and Effie Woll Luce. She was employed in the cafeteria of Jamestown High School for more than 20 years retiring in 1975. She was a member of the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church and was a former member of the American Association of Retired Persons and its bowling league. Surviving are her son, Keith Vandewark of Jamestown; and a daughter, Jean Stowell of Jamestown; five grandchildren: Karen Olson of Rochester, the Rev. Stephen Olson of LaFargeville, N.Y., Rebecca Jollow of Ontario, N.Y., Lynette Hendrickson of Hudson Fla. and Laurie Bessey of Chicago; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her second husband, William R. Sandberg, her third husband, Herbert E. ''Hub''Anderson whom she married Jan. 14, 1955, and who died Jan. 21, 1999; a son, Glenn ''Bud'' Vandewark Jr.; a sister, Iva Janowsky; and a brother Orval Luce. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerome D. Ward, pastor of Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Sugar Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, in the Lind Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church or a charity of ones choice. 

Sheridan S. Cobb Sr.
YOUNGSVILLE - Sheridan S. ''Jake'' Cobb Sr., 78, formerly of 367½ Foote Ave., Jamestown, and The Towers of Warren, died at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in the Rouse House. He had been employed for 18 years by AMSCO Excel and the former Art Metal and Dahlstrom Manufacturing. Arrangements to be announced by the Lind Funeral Home, Inc.

Olga E. Nelson
Olga E. Nelson, 96, of Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of Greenhurst, died at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in the care center. Coming to Jamestown at the age of 14, she was born April 24, 1903, in Kalmar, Sweden, the daughter of Olaf and Anna Turnquist Hultin. She was a lifelong member of the Zion Covenant Church where she taught the Swedish Bible Class for many years. Surviving are two daughters: May E. Morrison of Jamestown and Ruth D. Hedstrand of Lakewood; seven grandchildren: Nancy Thunberg of California, David Thunberg of Jamestown, Susan Intihar of Indian Trail, N.C., Cindy Rankin of Wintergarden, Fla., John Hedstrand of Falconer, Mark Hedstrand of Frewsburg and Robert Hedstrand of Busti; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thure E. Nelson, whom she married Aug. 20, 1926, and who died Oct. 29, 1989; a grandson David R. Thunberg, 1992; four brothers; and one sister. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. David H. Vennberg, visitation pastor of Zion Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Zion Covenant Church, 520 Fairmount Ave., W.E., Jamestown, N.Y. 14701.

M. Gerald Quinn Jr.
KENNEDY - M. Gerald Quinn Jr., 56, of 228 Route 394, died at 10:02 a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) in WCA Hospital. He was born Feb. 8, 1943, in Buffalo, the son of M. Gerald and Lorraine Demrow Quinn Sr. He was a 1960 graduate of Silver Creek Central School, a 1964 graduate of Alfred University and earned his master in business administration from Loyola University in Chicago. From 1964 to 1967 he served as a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army working on the Red Eye Missile Project. He was employed by Loranger Manufacturing Corporation in Warren for 23 years as a manufacturer's representative. He was a member of the Christian Bowhunter's serving as treasurer, the Smith Mills Game Farm, Federation of Fly Fishers and was an officer of the Red House Brook Chapter of Trout Unlimited. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was very artistic working with scrimshaw, jewelry design, engraving and woodcarvings. He also handcrafted bamboo fly rods. Surviving are his wife the former Linda Pentheny whom he married Nov. 20, 1977, three daughters: Ellen R. Mason of Newton, Maine, Lorraine H.. Quinn of San Diego, Calif., and Kathleen B. Quinn, a student at Allegany College, Meadville, Pa.; a granddaughter, Kelsea M. Mason of Newton, his mother of Cape Coral, Fla.; and a sister, Susan Miller of Arkwright, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shelia Maclaurin Quinn, his father; and a sister, Nancy Quinn. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Westminister Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Richard B. Ross, interim pastor, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Silver Creek. Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. today in the Lind Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Christian Bowhunters, 34 Ohio St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701 or Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1006 W. Third St., Jamestown, N.Y.

Michelle Delite Shreffler
WICHITA, Kan. - Michelle Delite Shreffler, 22, of Gerry, formerly of Vestal, N.Y., Youngstown, Ohio, and Mechanicsburg, Pa., died Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in St. Francis Hospital, the result of injuries received in a car accident. She is the daughter of the Rev. Samuel F. and Darlene R. Clark Shreffler of Gerry. Arrangements are to be announced by the Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.

Duretha Grey
DUNCAN, Okla. - Word has been received of the death of Duretha Colley Grey, 81, formerly of Allegany, Frewsburg and Texas, who died Sept. 6, 1999, in Durango, Colo. A Duncan resident the past two years, she was born March 5, 1918, in Hinsdale, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Catherine Osgood Colley. She had been actively involved in building houses in Allegany and Frewsburg with her husband until retirement in Texas. A devoted wife and mother, she had an interest in things of nature and was a watcher of birds and all wildlife. In 1989 she was named Volunteer of the Year by Retama Manor in Alice, Texas, where she volunteered in the Alzheimer Unit. Surviving are three daughters: Lois Long of Albuquerque, N.M., Juliet Mason of Russell, Karen Flores of Gibsonia, Pa.; two sons: David Grey of Duncan, Sanford Grey of Bayfield, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; a sister, Violet Hillary of North Java, N.Y.; and one brother, Charles Colley of Titusville, Pa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Grey, whom she married in August 1936 in Olean, and who died Feb. 2, 1989. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Hiram E. Pratt
Hiram E. Pratt, 97 of 29 South Allegheny Ave., W.E. , died at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A life long area resident he was born Nov. 27, 1901, in the town of Ellington, the son of Truman and Mable Cutting Pratt. He was formerly employed by Pearl City Mills for 25 years and retired in 1970 from Sterling Corp. where he was employed for 12 years. He attended the Garfield Road Christian Fellowship Church of God in Jamestown. Surviving are five daughters: Marian French of Greenhurst, Elizabeth ''Betty'' McChesney of Falconer, Jane Minton of West Ellicott, Elsie Lee of Brocton and Susan Grey of Celoron; 18 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel E. Carlson Pratt, whom he married Aug. 28, 1922 and who died July 27, 1991; a son Morris Pratt, Aug. 8, 1983; a daughter, Marie Pratt, May 11, 1938; two grandchildren: Cynthia Henry, April 12, 1964 and David Pratt, March 25, 1994; a sister, Blanche Pratt, Dec. 19, 1982; and two brothers: Merton, Aug. 29, 1959, and Lucian Pratt. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home, 805 W. Third St., Jamestown. The Rev. Ogden S. McClimans Jr, pastor of Garfield Road Christian Fellowship Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 188 South Erie St., Mayville, N.Y., 14757 or the Celoron Volunteer Fire Department, Celoron, N.Y., 14720.

Nina J. Samuelson
Nina J. Samuelson, 85, of 428 South Ave., died at 10:25 p.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) in WCA Hospital. The wife of Raymond F. Samuelson, she had been employed in the guidance department of the Jamestown Board of Education, retiring in 1953. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home. 

Clarence H. Young
WATERTOWN, N.Y. - Clarence H. Young, 99, of 24701 Route 54, formerly of 12121 W. Main St., Randolph, died Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) in the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 22, 1900, in Randolph, the son of Floyd F. and Rose Helmick Young. A graduate of Randolph Central School and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1927, he was employed in the invention laboratory of American Telephone and Telegraph Bell in Murry Hill, N.J. He was a past master of the Free and Accepted Masons in Mountain View, N.J. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed his computer and keeping in touch with people on the internet. Surviving are five daughters: Anne Ebbrecht of Dexter, N.Y., Ila Sterling of Lady Lake, Fla., Claris Chetjerkin of Dagsboro, Del., Margaret Myers of Skaneateles, N.Y., Marion Jorgensen of Harvard, Mass.; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Florence B. Brace Young, whom he married June 16, 1927, and who died Feb. 14, 1995. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church of Randolph. The Rev. Dale E. Moore, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Randolph Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph., where a Masonic Service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, conducted by the Randolph Lodge 359 F & A.M. Memorials may be made to Comstock Hospice, 1225 W. State St., Olean, N.Y, 14760 or the First Baptist Church of Randolph.


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