Wellsville, NY - Jean T. Cavanaugh, 71, a lifelong resident of 201 Maple Avenue, passed away on January 14, 2018, at the Wellsville Manor Care Center following an extended Illness. She was born on January 3, 1947, along with her twin sister Jane in Watertown, NY. They were the adopted daughters of the late Ralph and Irene (LeBar) Cavanaugh.
Jean was confirmed at the Immaculate Conception Church, and graduated from Immaculate Conception School. She was a 1964 graduate of Wellsville High School, and attended Olean Business Institute. She was a proud employee of L. C. Whitford Company, where she served as an executive secretary for over 40 years. She loved and cared for animals, and never turned away an abandoned kitten. She enjoyed the outdoors, bowling, camping at Breezy Point, cookouts on her porch with friends, and was always ready to help someone in need,
She was predeceased in addition to her parents, by her twin sister, Jane C. Mosher.
Friends are invited to call on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation at 1:00 pm in the funeral home. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the SPCA Serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.