Wellsville, NY - Judy A. (Clark) Donovan, 67, of 2868 B. Larchwood Drive passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 20, 2019 shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born April 29, 1951 in Cuba, and was raised in Scio by Marjorie Clark.
Judy was a loving partner, mother, and, grandmother affectionately known by her grandchildren as Meme. After graduating from Scio Central School in 1969, she was employed by both Citizens and Columbia Banks in Wellsville. Judy went on to be co-owner of Donovan's Eastern Supply Co. Inc. in Olean for nearly 30 years. In her retirement, Judy enjoyed serving lunch at the Wellsville Elementary School cafeteria, rocking babies at the Lutheran Day Care, and volunteering at the Hart Comfort House.
She is survived by her partner, Jim Potter, two sons Gregory (Laurie) and Patrick (Jessica), three grandchildren, Nora, Olivia, and Jacob, a brother, Jerry (Kathleen) Burrell, and one nephew. She was predeceased by her son, Marc in 1981, her mother, Marjorie Clark, a brother, Jody Sherwood, and a niece, Kristine Burrell.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 24, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Friday January 25, at 2:00 pm at the Wellsville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House in Wellsville. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com