Scio, NY - Loretta M. Herrington, age 86, of Charles Street passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Highland Health Care Center. She was born on August 6, 1931 in the Town of Willing to Charles and Julia Mae Gillitte Ost. On September 13, 1958 in Wellsville she married Robert Herrington who predeceased her on January 19, 2008.
Loretta graduated from Wellsville Central High School. She began working at the former American Novelty Company in Wellsville, later moving to Bath to work for Westinghouse where she met her future husband. She retired from Bath Central Schools in 1993 they moved to Scio. Loretta and Robert were inseparable and enjoyed traveling the United States in their retirement. Loretta enjoyed collecting Snow Babies and going out for dinner with friends and family. She will be remembered as a very organized and meticulous woman.
Loretta is survived by 4 nephews, Jim, Doug, Tim Ost and Lewis Ackerman; 2 nieces, Dena Granger, and Kathryn Rockwood.
She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Richard and Charles Ost and a nephew Kenneth Ost.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 28, from 11 am to 12 noon at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. The funeral service will be held at 12 noon with Reverend David Brown presiding followed by burial in Stannards Cemetery. Memorials in Loretta’s name may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.