Wellsville, NY - Alice B. McEnroe, age 89, of Wellsville passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Hart Comfort House surrounded by her family. She was born in Wellsville on September 20, 1930 to Christian and Katherine Schlenker Braunschweiger. On December 30, 1950 Alice married the love of her life Robert “Bob” McEnroe who were together for 68 years before he predeceased her on November 24, 2018.
Alice was a life long resident of the Wellsville area who dedicated her life to building a family. Being Valedictorian of her class she gave up college because she wanted to start a family. She also began a career in banking as a teller at the Citizens National Bank and retired from Key Bank as a Vice President. Alice was a long time member of the St. John's Episcopal Church, the St. Ann's Guild and the Red Hat Society of Wellsville. She enjoyed playing Bridge, reading, gardening, traveling and most of all staying in touch with her many friends including co workers from the bank. Her travels across the country took her to almost all of the National Parks and she traveled through out Europe. Because Alice was a nurturer she gave back to the community by volunteering when ever possible. She spent hours volunteering at Jones Memorial Hospital, gave blood to the Red Cross until she was 82, spent seven months in Atlanta caring for her daughter Katie and traveled the country with Bob to attend her families special events.
Survivors include her 2 sons Robert “Rob” (Elsie) McEnroe Jr. of Grants Pass, OR., and David (Christine) McEnroe of Corning; 2 daughters Barbara (Temo) McEnroe of Long Beach CA., and Amy (Thomas) Moore of West Islip; a son in law Gregory Hollod of Blue Ridge, GA.; 11 grandchildren, Jeff, Scott, Christopher, Andrew,Nikaylin, Alejandro, Robert, Thomas, Jackson, Michael and Allora; 5 great grandchildren, Fisher, Riverlyn, Maya, Chloe and Rivers; several nieces and nephews.
Alice was predeceased by her parents, her husband, her daughter Kathryn Hollod, and her brother, Christian (Patricia) Braunschweiger.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, November 14, 2109 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A funeral service will take place on Friday at 11;30 am at John's Episcopal Church with Reverend Carol Stewart presiding. Memorials in Alice's name may be made to either the Hart Comfort House in Wellsville or to the Jones Memorial Hospital. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
Lori and my hearts go out to the family and send our love and remembrance of Aunt Alice. I'm sad to know I won't see her again but she's with Bob and dad and mom and I know they'll be travelling together and enjoying themselves. Goodbye Aunt Alice.ReplyDelete