Wellsville, NY - Margaret T. Prescott, 88, of 2766 Miller Road passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born August 23, 1926 in Olean the daughter of the late Clifton Joseph and Mary Genevieve (Sweeney) Foster. On June 6, 1959 in Wellsville she married Robert N. Prescott who predeceased her on March 13, 1989.
Margaret was a 1944 graduate of Friendship High School. She was employed by New York Telephone in Wellsville, Salamanca, Poughkeepsie, Newburg, NY and Greenwich, CT, from 1946 to 1966. She was also a home healthcare provider for 35 years. She was a Cub Scout leader and the mother of three Eagle Scouts. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting and gardening. She was a former member of the Allegany County Garden Club, and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Mercy Associates, the Altar & Rosary Society and the Fun Fair Committee.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas Prescott of Wellsville and David (Nicole) Prescott of Angelica, a step daughter, Linda (Ben) Saxbury of Loveland, CO, two grandsons, Robert David and Colton Joseph Prescott, two step granddaughters, one step great granddaughter, one step great grandson, three sisters, Elizabeth Storm of Friendship, Ellen Enloe of Arcadia, CA and Regina Park of Sun City West, AZ, two brothers, Robert (Diane) Foster and Raymond (Pamela) Foster both of Friendship, two sisters-in-law, Bette Foster of Apex, NC and Dorothy Foster of Dover, DE, as well as several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her husband and parents, by a son, John, a daughter, Barbara Jean, three brothers, Richard, James and Gerald Foster, and three brothers-in-law, Hurford Storm, John Park and Donald Enloe, and a sister-in-law, Nora Lee Foster.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, April 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Wednesday, April 8th from 10:00 to 10:30 am at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Hart Comfort House. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.