Saturday, October 20, 2012

Lois Lucile Bardeen

Almond, NY - Lois Lucile Bardeen, 96, of 15 South Main Street died on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Wellsville Manor Care Center following a brief illness. She was born April 8, 1916 in the Town of Freemont, the daughter of Fred Ezra and Katie (Flanders) Bardeen. 

Lois was raised in Hornell and graduated from Penn Hall High School in Pennsylvania. She was employed by U.S. Government in Washington DC. She attended the Union University Church in Alfred and sang in the church choir. She was a member of the Eastern Star and an active member of the Republican Club. She enjoyed her involvement in community show choirs and had a tremendous love of animals. 

She is survived by a niece, Lois (Robert) Decker, a nephew, Roger (Shirley) Gary, a great niece, Connie (Cort) Dunham, a great nephew, Robert (Gena) Decker as well as several great-great nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Fred Bardeen, her mother, Katie Bardeen Pullen, a sister, Helen Gary and a brother, Stanley Bardeen.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 12 noon to 2:00 pm at the J. W, Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will follow visitation at 2:00 Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Laurie Demott presiding. Burial will be in the Howard Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Almond Volunteer Ambulance Corps. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. To The Family of Lois Bardeen,
    I will not be able to come to the funeral home but wanted you to know that I am thinking of you. I will miss Lois being across the street. It will take along time to get used to. If you need anything please call me at 276-6889. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Patti Wilkins Lorrow

  2. To The Family of Lois Bardeen,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I looked forward to seeing her each week when I delivered her lunch. She was a smart, interesting lady who I enjoyed talking with. Lois will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
    Jennifer Dworak