Monday, January 30, 2017

M. Maxine Jackson

Wellsville, NY - M. Maxine Jackson, age 93, of the Byrnes Road passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at the Highland Park Health Care Center with her niece Joan Dahill by her side. She was born on March 21, 1923 in Alma to Harry and Ida Gowdy Aldrich. On September 3, 1940 in Wellsville she married Lloyd Jackson who predeceased her on December 4, 1992.

Maxine was a lifelong resident of the Wellsville area who retired from Dresser Rand. She enjoyed playing cards at the Senior Citizens Center, bowling, and gardening. Maxine was bowling and mowing her own lawn until her 90th birthday and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. Maxine loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed her almost weekly visits at Manor Hills from her granddaughter Tammy Latham and great grandchildren, Evan, Eryn and Logan McDowell and at times their friends too.

Maxine is survived by her son, Stanley “Mike” (Marlene) Jackson of Wellsville; her daughter, Marlene (Robert) McDowell of Wellsville; Glenn (Diane) Aldrich of Penfield who was her nephew but was brought up as her brother; grandsons, Lloyd ( Brandy) Rifenburg of Rochester, H. Glenn (Dionne) Rifenburg of Wellsville, Harley (Melissa) Lamphier of Scio, Chadwick (Rose) Jackson of Byron, David (Michele) Jackson of Spencerport, Eric (Emma) McDowell of Wellsville, Todd (Elizabeth) McDowell of Wellsville and Marc (Meadow) McDowell of Elmira Heights; a granddaughter, Tammy (Ronald) Latham of Belmont; a son in law, Robert Burton of Wellsville; sisters in law, Carol Aldrich of Scio and Lynn Aldrich of Tucson, AZ.; several great and great great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Maxine was predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Corrine “Pat” Lamphier; several great and great great grandchildren; 11 brother and sisters, Edward Aldrich, Theresa Aldrich, Josephine Griffin, Loretta Halladay, Doris Brown, Frank Aldrich, Betty Russell, Donnie Aldrich, Carol “Kato” Aldrich, Harley Aldrich and Ida “Peg” Aldrich.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A prayer service will be held on Friday 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. If desired memorials in her name may be made to the Manor Hill Activities Department. Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery and to leave on line condolences please visit


  1. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. My best memories are with Aunt Maxine's winters with us
    Gayle Denning Moore Monroe NC

  2. My sympathies to all the family. Praying for God to comfort and strengthen you.