Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Dorothy Brown Stoll

Scio, NY - Dorothy Brown Stoll, 95, of 3965 Church Street passed away Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville following a brief illness. She was born November 9, 1916 in Wellsville the daughter of Glenn E. and Freelove (Stonham) Brown. She was married to Howard T. Stoll who predeceased her March 27, 1983.

Dorothy was known by many as a terrific waitress and cook in Wellsville at both the Modern Diner and Long View Restaurant. After WW II she was employed by the Button Factory in Wellsville and later for Bausch & Lomb in Wellsville and Motorola in Arcade. She also provided home health care for several families in the area. Her favorite pastime was being with her grandchildren and teaching them card games. Dot enjoyed hosting Bible studies in her home and will be long remembered for her delicious pies.

She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Blackman, Rita Borne and Linda (Dwight) Fanton all of Wellsville, one son, Thomas (Betty) Stoll of Wellsville, nine grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, four sisters, Hazel Ingalls of Wellsville, Carole (James) Meyer of Rochester, Glenda (William) McKelvey of Belfast, Bonnie Starks of Olean, her step-mother, Rose Brown of Cuba as well as several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Richard Brown, two sisters, Margaret Sweet and Helen Brundage, a son-in-law, Ralph Blackman and two beloved great grandchildren, Todd Stoll and Logan Culver.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, April 6th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 am in the funeral home with her grandson, Pastor Matthew Stewart presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville. Memorial donations may be made to the Knights Creek Evangelical Methodist Church in Scio. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. What a wonderful woman. Over the years I have known Dot she was one of my strongest encouragers. She will be missed, but I know I will see her again. My prayers are with you all.

  2. My condolences to the whole family. Dot was one of Mom's best friends from the Diner years. She was a great woman! - Mike Mott

  3. I knew Dot as a child growing up. She was one wonderful woman. My prayers and thoughts go out to the entire family.

  4. Ms.Dorothy will be terribly missed by all. I admired her zest for life and her beautiful soul. I consider it an honor to have known her and my thoughts and prayers are with her wonderful family that she loved so much. I look forward to seeing you again one day.
    Love, Pam McBride & family