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Wellsville, NY - William J. “Bill” Cronin of 146 Madison Street passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018, at Updykes Willow Ridge in Hornell. He was born on January 29, 1933 in Wellsville to the late Thomas F. and Mary C. (Dunigan) Cronin. On December 1, 1956 he married Ann Marvel who survives him.
Bill was a life long resident of Wellsville who graduated from the Immaculate Conception School and from Wellsville High School in 1950. During the Korean Conflict he served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany. Bill started working for Worthington Corporation in Wellsville and later took a job with New York Telephone retiring from AT&T in 1992. After his retirement he started Cronin's Communications where he continued repairing and trouble shooting phone service. Bill was a dedicated and faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Church. He served the church in many capacities including Trustee, Eucharistic Minister, and as a member of the Mercy Associates. Bill and Ann were 45 year members of the Wellsville Grand Squares that included Coops Troops and the Penny Promenades Camping Group. He was a member of the Pioneers Group and he also participated in the Fresh Air Program for many years. Bill will be remembered as dedicated and hard working man.
Survivors include his wife, of 62 years, Ann; 2 sons, Joseph (Karen) Cronin of Fairport, and Michael Cronin of Fairport; 2 daughters, Michele (Jim) Nicoloff of Hornell , and Kimberly Cronin of Oneonta; 9 grandchildren, Patrick and Michael Nicoloff; William, Kelly, Daniel, and Susan Bunchuck; Katie, and Nicole Cronin; Nicolas Cronin; a brother, James (Loretta) Cronin of Wellsville; a sister in law, Jane Cronin of Canisteo; several nieces and nephews including Shelly Callahan and Stacey Hungerford.
Bill was predeceased by his step mother Agnes Chapman; his brother Thomas Cronin; his sister Lavina Voorhies.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, December 3, 2018, from 3-5 & 7-9 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. On Tuesday a prayer service will be held 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. Burial will take place with military honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials in Bill's name may be made to either the Father Brown Mission Club or to the Immaculate Conception Church. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
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Bergen, NY - C. Ruby Anderson, age 81, of the Sackett Road passed away on Friday November 2, 2018, in the Premier Genesee Center of Batavia. She was born on July 15, 1937 in Wellsville to the former Louis and Velma Davis Freeman. On April 23, 1977 in LeRoy she married Harold James Anderson Jr. who predeceased her on May 28, 2018
Ruby was a graduate of the Wellsville Central High School who was a former resident of Churchville before making her home in Bergen. She was a self employed beautician who traveled to her customers homes. She enjoyed baking and making candy for her family at Christmas time.
Ruby is survived by a brother, Ronald (June) Freeman of Andover; a sister, Bonita Freeman of Wellsville; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Ruby was predeceased by her parents, her husband, a brother Douglas Freeman, and a sister Shirley Hamilton.
Friends are invited to call on Friday, November 9, 2018, at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont from 1 pm until 2 pm. The funeral service will take place at 2 pm with Reverend Gene Miller presiding. Burial will take place in Forest Hills Cemetery and memorials in Ruby's name may be made to the Disabled Veterans of America. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
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Raymond was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with U. S. Army from 1951 to 1953. He was employed by the former I.W. Miller & Son of Olean as a truck driver for 19 years, and more recently by Abbott Welding Supply Inc. as a driver and pumper; retiring on March 31, 1993.
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“Charlie” graduated from South Kortright Central High School in 1958. He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from Oneonta State College in 1962, and a Master of Science Degree from Albany State College. He later received his administration degree from Albany State College.
He started his teaching career at Andes Central School in 1962 and after many years of teaching and coaching he became the principal there; a position he held until 1985. He then moved to Belmont, New York where he was the Business Manager for Belmont Central School and later became the Superintendent of Schools. He retired in 1997 when the Angelica and Belmont schools merged. He was in education for 35 years as a coach, teacher, principal and administrator.
Charlie was the Kortright town supervisor for several years and was the secretary of the Delaware County Republican committee. He was very proud to have attended the inauguration of Ronald Reagan in both 1980 and 1984. In 2005, he was inducted into the Delaware County League Hall of Fame. Charlie served as the President of the Delaware County League from 1979-1985. While he lived in Delaware County, he was a member of the Bloomville Grange and the Andes Grange, and received a 60 year pin from the Cuba Grange.
He received many awards and was recognized for his service to his communities. After his retirement, he volunteered with the Allegany County Office for the Aging Tax program; something that he enjoyed very much. In 2000, he received the AARP Tax Counselor of the Year. He attended the Scio United Methodist Church, and was an active member of the Belmont Rotary Club, and received the Rotary Community Service Award, and was named a Paul Harris Fellow in 1999 and 2004. He was actively involved in the Allegany County Republican Committee and many other local, town and village political groups.
Charlie was inducted into the Allegany County Hall of Fame in 2005. He was also inducted into the Genesee Valley Hall of Fame in 2008. While in Belmont, he served on the Section V Executive Committee from 1988-1996. He was the treasurer of the Belmont Youth Board from 1985-2005. In 2010 he was awarded the Ronald Reagan Award. In 2013 he was the Belmont Betterment’s Association Outstanding Citizen of the year. He was also recognized for having 15 years of service with the Allegany County Umpires Association.
His passion for his favorite sports teams; the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Cubs, and Los Angeles Dodgers, was never something that he hid and he was a proud fan for many years of all three teams. He avidly followed his three sons through their high school and college basketball careers.
“Charlie” is survived by his wife Maureen (Egan) Smith of Belmont; a daughter Colleen (Jeff) Koprevich of Owego; three sons, Gene of Rochester; Len (Michele) of Elmira; and Sean (Erin) of Rochester, four grandchildren whom he adored, and loved to have around, Kyle Koprevich, Connor, Brenna, and Anya Smith. He is also survived by a cousin, Joyce (Bert) Roberts of Amherst, New York.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 17 Schuyler Street in Belmont. On Friday,September 14, friends may call from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the McArthur Funeral Home in Delhi, NY. Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Bloomville, NY. Please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House, 141 E. State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895 or the Belmont Betterment Association in Belmont, NY