Belmont, NY - Genevieve "Lucille" MacEwan, loving wife, mother, grand mother and great grand mother, of Noble Street passed away on Friday, November 26, 2010 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born on August 29, 1915 in Ellicottville to Herman and Evelyn Quinlan Salzer. On September 9, 1939 in Bolivar she married William MacEwan who predeceased her on July 17, 1992.
Lucille was a long time resident of Willets Avenue in Belmont. She graduated from Bolivar Central School in 1933 and was the secretary at Murphy and Son in Ellicottville from 1933 to 1939. She later worked along side her husband "Bill" for many years keeping book for their business, "MacEwan Welding" in Belmont. Lucille was an avid bowler and former member of the Tuesday Night Woman's Rollette Bowling League in Belmont. She was an avid card player and crossword puzzle worker. Lucille was a long time member of the St. Mary's Church and its Alter and Rosary Society. Most of all Lucille will be remembered for her loving, caring ways; always there to lend a helping hand wherever needed. Her greatest joy in life was loving and caring for her husband, children, grand children and great grandchildren.
Survivors include: a daughter Mary (John) Plummer of Belmont; a son, Richard (Barbara) MacEwan of Murrell Inlet, SC.: 2 grandsons, Christopher (Lisa) Plummer of Belmont and Scott MacEwan of Charlotte, NC.: 2 granddaughters, Karen (Steve) Melton of Cuba and Julie (Emilo) Zoli of Rochester: 6 great granddaughters, Mychea, Alyssa, Daesha, Annaleece, Ariel and Ashtyn: As well as several nieces and nephews.
Lucille was predeceased by a brother Eugene Salzer and a sister Helen MacEwan
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont. A prayer service will be held at 10:30 am at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, followed by A Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 am at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Belmont. Monsignor Vincent Becker will be the celebrant and burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Amity Rescue Squad; to leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.