Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Suzette Renee Carlin, 62

Wellsville, NY – Suzette Renee Carlin, 62, of Donovan Road, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2024, at the Hart Comfort House peacefully, with her family by her side. She was born March 11, 1962, in Miami, FL, the daughter of the late Donald and Patricia (Clark) Davis. On October 11, 1997, in Wellsville, she married Gregory C. Carlin, who survives.

“Tutu” as her grandchildren called her, was raised in Montgomery, PA before moving to Maryland where she graduated from North Harford High School of Pylesville, MD with the class of 1980. During her time in Maryland, she was the 4H Barrel Racing Champion for four consecutive years. In 1990 she moved to Wellsville in search of a more peaceful atmosphere to raise her three children. Here she was employed by Lester Chevrolet as a car saleswoman, and by Tops Grocery Market. During that time, she also attended Alfred State College, earning herassociate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, while raising her three children on her own before meeting Greg. In the early 2000s, she and Greg acquired their first farm on the Vandermark Road in Scio, NY, where she enjoyed raising her first set of horses, pigs and chickens.

In January of 2010, Suzette and Greg purchased their final home on Donovan Road in Wellsville, where she loved to take care of her horses and various other animals including peacocks. She was an avid home cook, making delicious meals, often with food grown on her farm. Suzette loved being outside mowing the land around their beautiful farm. She especially loved when hervarious grandchildren would come to visit while having cookouts up at their cabin “The Goathouse Saloon”

In addition to her husband of 26 years, she is survived by: three children, Neal (Michelle) Bortmes of Millers, MD, Melissa (Jared) Streeter of Irvine, CA, and Nicholas (Nicole) Davis of Andover; step-son, Anthony Voccola; eight grandchildren, Gideon Bortmes, Gunnar Streeter, Gannon Streeter, Everly Streeter, Gwendolyn Davis, Grey Davis, Lincoln Voccola, and McKinley Voccola; two sisters, Margaret Luckey and Liza Davis; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Donna Eder and Patricia Oliver.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, July 19, 2024, from 5 to 7 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home of Wellsville, 34 West State Street. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2024, beginning at 2:00 pm, at the family farm, 4372 Donovan Road, Wellsville, NY 14895. Please consider memorial donations to The Hart Comfort House, 191 East State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

Friday, July 12, 2024

Carol A. Yule

 Lecanto, FL – The friends and family of Carol A. Yule are invited to call on Saturday, July 20, 2024, from 11 am to 12 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home of Wellsville, New York, 34 West State Street. Her Graveside service will follow at 12:15 pm in Fairlawn Cemetery of Scio. Carol passed on April 16, 2024. To read her complete obituary please visit the website of Charles E. Davis Funeral Home of Inverness, FL. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

James G. Kreydt, 89, service Announcement

Sun City Center, FL – The friends and family of James G. Kreydt are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 11 am in Immaculate Conception Church of Wellsville, 36 Maple Avenue. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Jim passed away on February 18, 2024. To read the complete obituary, or to leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Warren B. Dixon, age 82

Hinsdale, NY - Warren B. Dixon, age 82, of the Isaman Road passed away on Saturday July 6 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. He was born in Olean on November 14, 1941 to the late Zedric and Lois Amsler Dixon. In 1986 in Limestone, New York he married JoAnn Hill who survives.

Warren was a longtime resident of Limestone and later of the Hinsdale Area. He graduated from Limestone High School and later attended J.C.C. in Olean. In 1960 he joined the US Marine Corps and proudly served his country and The Corps until 1964. In 1965 he joined Dresser in Bradford and retired as a machinist after several decades of service. Warren was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and wood carving. He attended the Limestone Pentecostal Tabernacle in Limestone. He will be remembered as a good man who loved his family, his country and his God.

Surviving besides his loving wife JoAnn include four sons, Edward [Amy] Dixonof McKiney TX., Michael [Virginia] Sweeney of Harrisburg, PA., Kevin Hill of Goldsboro, NCand Thomas [Cheryl] Sweeney of Goldsboro, NC. ; two daughters, Jean Carpenter of Middleport and Katheen [John] See of Hinsdale; 17 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren; three sisters, Linda [Frank] Harrington of Limestone, Diane Reynolds of Buffalo and Mary [Dave] Wheeler of Buffalo as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter Lori Dixon.

A private family service will be held at his home at a later date. Please consider memorial donations to the McKean County SPCA,80 Glenwood Avenue, Bradford, PA.  16701. To leave online condolences please visit ww.embserfuneralhome.com.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Adrian Vladimir Gregory-Kielbasa, 26

Angelica, NY – Adrian Vladimir Gregory-Kielbasa, 26, of Center Street, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, in the Town of Cohocton. He was born January 23, 1998, in Batavia, the son of Jason Kielbasa and Miranda Gregory.

Adrian was raised in Elba and Scio, graduating from Scio Central School in 2017. He was the owner and operator of Grateful Tie Dyes, after inheriting it from special friend Mike “Wook” Whitney. He loved animals, dirt bikes, and was involved with the Dam Show of Austin, PA and Esitival Festival of CaneadeaNY. He was an avid nature lover, an artist, and a poet. 

He is survived by: his mother Miranda (Danny Coleman) Gregory and father Jason Kielbasa; siblings, twin Alexsander Gregory-Kielbasa, Baileigh Higby, Tatum Higby, and Jade Higby; grandparents, Joy & Frank Kielbasa, Robert & Sherry Gregory, and Dan Coleman; aunts Carrie (Cortney) Gale, Bridget Fairfield, and Katie Mills; uncle Adam (Stephanie Harris) Shipwash; acquired brother, DahmusLogue; close friend, Whitefeather; as well as several cousins. He was predeceased by: great-grandmothers, Janet Williams and Francis “Babci” Kielbasa; acquired brother, Colin McCabe; and special friends, Michael Whitney and Matt Fuller

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 4 pm to 6 pm at J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home of Wellsville, 34 West State Street. His funeral will follow in the funeral home at 6 pm. Please consider memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704Hagerstown, MD 21741To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

Monday, July 1, 2024

David J. Reed, 61

Wellsville, NY – David J. Reed, 61, of 60 Williams Avenue passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at Jones Memorial Hospital with his family at his side.

He was born August 21, 1962, in Wellsville, the son of the late Arnold Llewelyn and Lena Ardell (Hunt) Reed.

David was raised in Wellsville and was a 1981 graduate of Wellsville High School. He was first employed by the Allegany County Job Track, and then he began his 31-year career with the Town of Wellsville, retiring in 2020. He was a social member of the Frank B. Church Post 2530 VFW, and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 702He enjoyed his many trips to McDonalds, Modern Diner,the Town & Country Market in Allentown, and more recently, he appreciated his niece delivering tea from Beyoutiful Nutrition. He loved Bingo, scratch off and rip tickets, game showsNASCAR, dirt track racing, family vacations to Daren Lake, giving his health care providers a hard time, and he absolutely loved the BuffaloBills.

He is survived by two sisters, Kathleen M. Whitesell of Andover, and Peggy Lou (David) Dixon of Wellsvillenieces and nephewsAmanda WhitesellRacheal (Joe) Dickerson, (who was special to David) Timothy Whitesell, Sarah Whitesell,Jasmine (Ben) Williams, and Joshua Dixon, great nieces and nephews, Jayden Reed, Gavan Dickerson, Dawson Reed, Miakoda Reed, Natalie Dickerson, Abby Stoneham, Harper Dickerson, Emma Williams, and his beloved dog “Tank”. He was predeceased in addition to his parents by a niece, Elizabeth Reed, a brother-in-law, Milford Whitesell, and a great niece, Angel Whitesell.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, July 5, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, and again on Saturday, July 6, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will follow at 1:00 pm Saturday with Rev. Calvin Densmore presiding. The burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the American Heart Association. To leave online condolences, please visitwww.embserfuneralhome.com.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Marie J. Johnson, 84

Belmont, NY – Marie J. Johnson, 84, of South Street, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Highland Park in Wellsville. She was born July 17, 1939, in Genesee, PA, the daughter of the late Harold and Virginia (McCaslin) Blackman. On September 12, 1959, in Belmont, she married Irwin Johnson, who survives. 

Marie was raised in Belmont and graduated from Belmont High School. She continued her education at Doyle Beauty School in Buffalo. She found her career as the owner and operator of Marie’s Beauty Shop in Wellsville. Outside of work she enjoyed crocheting, loved spending time with her family, and was a Buffalo Bills season ticket holder. 

In addition to her husband of 64 years, Irwin, she is survived by: a son, Patrick (Kathleen) Johnson of Belmont; six grandchildren, Amberr (Kenny), Bridgett (Jay), Cristy (Justin), Tad (Andreana), Dylan (Damian), and Emily; eight great-grandchildren, Sean, Jarren, Brooklyn, Naryan, Robbie, Winnie, Melody, and Beau; and great-great-grandson Carter. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Michael Johnson in 2016. 

A private graveside service and burial will be in Forest Hills CemeteryIn lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Amity Rescue Squad. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.