Wellsville, NY - Pauline M. Buchanan, 92 of 1492A Bolivar Road passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a brief illness. She was born on March 10, 1925 in Kenmore, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Mable (Schaffer) Rollison. On August 12, 1967 in Wellsville she married Irving D. Buchanan who predeceased her on January 9, 2008.
Pauline was raised in Akron, Ohio and Wellsville and was a graduate of Wellsville High School. After graduation she returned to Akron and was employed as the lead telephone operator and supervisor for Western Union. After meeting Irv, she moved back to Wellsville in 1967, and became a receptionist for Doctor Comstock. She was a life member of TOPS, and a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. She enjoyed sewing, making crafts, and was a wonderful cook.
She is survived by two sons, Daryl (Loretta) Smallwood of Chipley, FL, and Wayne (Kathy) Smallwood of Wellsville, five grandchildren, Tanya (Fred) Simmons, Mark Smallwood, Wendy Odum, Shari Smallwood and Shawna Azar, 13 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, February 19, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 1:00 pm in the funeral home. Burial will be Maple Grove Cemetery in Shinglehouse, PA. Please consider memorial donations to the former McEwen Hose Company # 4, % of the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Department. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.