Scio, NY - Lois Jean Reynolds, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born on April 8, 1934 in Buffalo to George and Blanche Manning Dunning.
Lois was a long time resident of Belmont who graduated from Belmont Central School and Alfred State College. She worked for the local Draft Board in Belmont and with her husband owned Pine Hill Homes and built many area homes. Lois was a Bookkeeper for many area businesses including the Angelica Hotel, the Belvidere Truck Stop, and the Allegany Grill. She involved herself in politics, serving as Deputy Clerk for the Village of Belmont, Supervisor of the Town of Angelica, and Supervisor of the Town of Amity. Lois will be remembered as a woman dedicated to her family and to the community.
Survivors include her adopted children, Tammy (Tim) Schram of Scio; 2 sons, Chris Reynolds of Newburgh, and Roger Reynolds of Charlottesville, VA.; 6 grandchildren, Michael (Naomi) Jones, Jessica Jones, Tyler (Sara) Carlin, Amanda (Zach) Hamer, Ciara Reynolds, and Colm Reynolds; 2 great grandchildren, Whitney Young, and Cooper Carlin;
Lois was predeceased by her parents, George and Blanche Dunning.
Friends are invited to call on Friday, December 15, 2017, at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont from 12 noon to 2pm with funeral service to follow at 2 pm. Reverend Dennis Munro will preside over the service with burial in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio. Memorials in Lois’s name may be given to the SPCA. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.