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Wellsville, NY - Mary C. Manning, 78, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Jones Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born September 8, 1936 in Manhattan, the daughter of the late Sam and Helen (Holdasevich) Ferrante. On June 2, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY she married Thomas C. Manning who predeceased her on May 9, 2014.
Mary and Tom resided in Brooklyn before moving to Wellsville in 1996. She was a graduate of Pace University in 1990. She was employed as an executive Secretary for U. S. Trust on Wall Street for 28 years; retiring in 1996. She was a past senior regent for the Woman of the Moose # 248, a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Altar & Rosary Society and the Wellsville Rod & Gun Club. She enjoyed photography, musical instruments, computers and animals; but most of all she loved spending time with friends and family.
She is survived by one brother, Alex “Al” Ferrante of Florida and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Anna M. Wade on November 14, 2007.
Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church; Wellsville. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The family requests memorial donations are made to the SPCA Serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Duane was a carny for many years and later was an over the road truck driver. Most recently he was employed at Vesuvius Hi-Tech Ceramics in Alfred Station.
Surviving in addition to his wife is one son, William Whiteman, two brothers, Steven D. (Susan) Whiteman of Florida and Bert Leroy (Sherry) Whiteman of Georgia, a stepson, Dan (Sharon) Worden of Wellsville, three stepdaughters, Cindy Lou (Danny) Hachtel of Avoca, Connie Marie Worden of Ithaca and Shannon Mary Sutherland of Madisonville, KY, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend Duane’s funeral on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville with Pastor Rich Bendelewski presiding. Burial will be in Hallsport Union Cemetery. The family requests memorial donations are made to the Hallsport Christian Church, 2182 Stout Road, Wellsville, NY 14895. To leave online condolences, please visit embserfuneralhome.com.
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Wellsville, NY - Jack D. Hawley, 82, of 5269 Bill Allen Hill Road passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Hart Comfort House following a long illness. He was born January 4, 1932 in Portville the son of the late Raymond L. and Laura C. (Campbell) Hawley.
Jack was a 1949 graduate of Portville Central School. He served as an Electricians Mate 2nd Class with the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955. He was employed by Clark Brothers from 1955 to 1958. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from SUNY Geneseo in 1962 and began his career with Wellsville Central School as a teacher; retiring 1982. After retirement he worked as a self employed contractor for many years. He was a member and past president of the Wellsville Teachers Association and the Wellsville Rod & Gun Club and was a member of the Morrison Hayes Post 702 American Legion.
He is survived by one son, Brett (Markae) Hawley of Concord, NC, one grandson, Reece, two granddaughters, Alexis and Brooke, a sister, Betty Ruth North of St. Augustine, FL, a stepdaughter, Jennifer Stein of North Carolina, his devoted niece & nephew, Laura and Kenneth Shields, as well as several additional nieces & nephews including, Rosaline and Joel Maten, Barbara and Michael Lisson, Brian Hawley, Maureen and Brian Zawacki, Robert and Georgette North Jr., Stanley and Sue North and Linda & Larry Douglas. He was predeceased by three brothers, Rupert, Robert and Harold Hawley and his companion, Gwendolyn B. Horn.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A memorial service with military honors will follow visitation at 4:00 pm in the funeral home with Rev Clara Wilder presiding. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Hart Comfort House or the Bath VA Community Living Center. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
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Belmont, NY - Robert (Bob) D. Boyer, 87, of 51 Willets Avenue, Belmont, NY passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014, at the home of his daughter in Chicago, IL. He was born on July 22, 1927 in Akron, Ohio the son of the late George and Rachel Margaret (Noaker) Boyer. In 1950 Bob married Lois Sterneman and in 1973 he married Angelina Fantauzzo who predeceased him in 1997.
Bob graduated from Academy High School in Erie, PA in January 1946. In April 1946 he enlisted into the U.S. Army Air Corps and served for three years as a photographer and photo lab technician in Japan during the occupation. Bob graduated from St. Paul Bible College in 1952 earned a bachelor’s degree from Houghton College in 1954 and received a master's degree from SUNY at Geneseo in 1961. He taught at Belfast Central School from 1958 to 1961 and at Belmont Central School from 1961 to until he retired in 1985. He owned and operated Boyer Welding in Belmont, where he did custom welding and metal work until 2008. For twenty years he also did specialty soldering and silver brazing for Dresser-Rand Corporation in Wellsville.
Bob was a member of the National Education Association, the National Council of the Teachers of English, the American Welding Society, the Herbert Delong American Legion Post #808 in Belmont, the Wellsville Elks Lodge # 2530 and the Allegany County Bird Club. He was a faithful member of the Belmont United Methodist Church and loved to worship God with his friends. He also attended the Wellsville United Methodist Church and the Genesis Bible Church in Scio. In 2006 Bob was named “Citizen of the Year” by the Belmont Betterment Association for his work in helping restore the Park Circle Fountain and other activities to beautify the community.
Bob and his wife Angie were avid boaters. Their summer weekends and vacations for thirty years were spent cruising the canals, rivers, and lakes of New York and Lower Canada in a cabin cruiser. They crossed Lake Ontario many times and cruised as far north as Ottawa and Montreal and as far south on the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty. One month-long summer trip involved negotiating seventy-three locks, including all of the locks on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Bob was a life member and past vice-commodore of the Montour Falls Yacht Club. In recent years, he made numerous trips to the Southwest were he photographed most of the major Native American ruins in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and southern Colorado.
He is survived by one daughter, Susan (David) Young of Chicago, IL two stepchildren, Gena (Darrell) Benjamin of Cameron Mills, NY and Anthony Fantauzzo of Belmont, a sister, Rachel (the Rev. Clarence) Hager of Foley, AL, a brother, Donald (Priscilla) Boyer of Marietta, GA, nine grandchildren, Sean (Kristy) Boyer, Melanie (Matthew) Zengerle, Abby Boyer, Aubrey (Timothy) Emery, Courtney (Ron) Fish, Ashley Hess, Chad (Sara) Warner, Justin (Amanda) Warner and Shannon Benjamin, six great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, his son, Robert who died in 2001 and a brother, Paul who died in 2008.
Friends are invited to call on Friday October 24, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. 17 Schuyler Street in Belmont. The funeral will be Saturday, October 25, at 10:00 am at the Genesis Bible Church in Scio with Rev. Mark Chamberlain and his brother-in-laws, Rev. Clarence Hager and Rev. Paul Sterneman presiding. Burial with military honors will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Houghton College Student Scholarship Fund, Office of Advancement, PO Box 128 Houghton, NY 14744 - http://www.houghton.edu/makeagift or Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862 "Project" specifying -Americas Group #990655 for 44410P74554 Culina NT. This fund is assisting with publishing the New Testament in Peru - https://www.wycliffe.org/
To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
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Louise, known to her family as Weezie, had worked for the former Keyser Glove Factory in Wellsville later for the Marion-Rhor Company in Hornell. She was a long time member of the Immaculate Conception Church who enjoyed reading and jigsaw puzzles. Later in her life she had the opportunity to spend more time with her family and became close friends wither sister in law Eileen Palmatier. Weezie lived a full life and will be remembered for being cheerful, having a quick wit, easy going, a sense of humor and whose company everyone enjoyed.
Survivors include 3 grandchildren, William, Michael and Theresa; 4 great grandchildren; a sister in law Eileen Palmatier; several nieces and nephews.
Louise was predeceased by a son William F. O'Connor III; a sister, Virginia Washburn; 5 brothers, Caleb, Noel, Gilbert, Donald and Frank Palmatier
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, August 6, from 9 am to 10:30 am at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A prayer service will be held at 10:30 am in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 am in the Immaculate Conception Church of Wellsville. Her burial will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery and memorials in her name may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church or to the David A. Howe Library. To leave on line condolences please visit ww.embserfuneralhome.com.