Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Earl C. Robbins, Announcement

Wellsville, NY – The friends and family of Earl C. Robbins, are invited to a call on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 10 – 11 AM at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, 34 West State Street. A Celebration of Life will follow in the funeral home at 11 am with burial being in North Bingham Cemetery in Pennsylvania. Earl passed on May 1, 2022. To read the complete obituary or to leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Carolyn M. Cronk, 79

Belmont, NY – Carolyn M. Cronk, 79, of Milton Street, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born in Elkland on December 5, 1942 the daughter of Thaddeus and Stella (Zremski) Zdanowki. 

Carolyn was a long-time resident of Belmont. She was a 1960 graduate of Elkland High School. She continued her education at the Rochester Business Institute. She found her career working for Allegany County and retired after many years of service. She was a very active member of Holy Family Catholic Church of Belmont. She served the church in many capacities, including the Altar Society. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, knitting, sewing, and crafting in general. 

She is survived by: a son, Michael (Jodi) Cronk of Hilton; three daughters, Melissa (Michael) Belden of Mansfield, CT, Julie (Kevin) Borden of Belfast, and Karen (Brett) Comstock of Wake Forest, NC; 11 grandchildren, Amanda, Gabby, Ben & Ryan Cronk, Justin, Michaela & Matt Belden, Kayli & Jessica Williams, Rylea & Kyle Comstock; coming soon to the family, a great-granddaughter, Avery; a brother, James (Eileen) Zdanowski of Troupsburg; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents.  

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 4 -6 PM at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont, 17 Schuyler Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11 AM in Holy Family Catholic Church, 5 Milton Street, Belmont, NY, 14813. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Dementia Society of America, via mail, PO Box 600 Doylestown, PA 18901, or online, dementiasociety.org. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Georgianna Higgins, Service Announcement

Wellsville, NY – The friends and family of Wellsville, NY – The friends and family of Georgianna Higgins, are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 36 Maple Avenue in Wellsville. Georgi passed on March 10, 2022. To read the complete obituary, or leave online condolences, please visitwww.embserfuneralhome.com are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 36 Maple Avenue in Wellsville. Georgi passed on March 10, 2022. To read the complete obituary, or leave online condolences, please visitwww.embserfuneralhome.com

Monday, May 9, 2022

David H. Garwood, service announcement

The friends and family of David H. Garwood are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:30 pm in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dave, 71, left this Earth into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at his residence in Wellsville.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Jennifer S. White, 38

Belmont, NY – Jennifer S. White, 38, of 20 Milton Street, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. She was born February 13, 1984 in Wellsville the daughter of Brian J. White and Frances Grisewood.

Jennifer attended Genesee Valley Central School. She was previously employed by the Wellsville Manor Care Center where she was trained as a CNA. While in school she enjoyed playing Soccer, and loved to watch her children participate in their many activities. She was a former member of the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 

She is survived by: her mother, Fran of Belmont; four children, Mya White, Jordan White-Phipps, & Carsen White-Phipps, all of Belmont, and Jaxson White-Bartholomew of Olean; a grandson, Grayson Cline; two sisters, Cass (Jason) Stone of Angelica, and Kami White of Wellsville; a brother, Joey White of Wellsville; as well as several beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 1- 3 PM at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont, 17 Schuyler Street. A memorial service will follow at 3 PM with Deacon Frank Pasquale presiding. Please consider memorial donations to C.A.R.E.S of Olean (201 South Union, Olean, NY, 14760), or the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps (PO Box 206, Wellsville, NY 14895). To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Earl C. Robbins, 97

Wellsville, NY – Earl C. Robbins, 97, of Robbins Court passed away peacefully on May 1, 2022. He was born July 8, 1924 in Genesee PA the son of the late Earl S. and Katherine (Ransom) Robbins. On March 27, 1948 in Wellsville he married the former Patricia Perrin who predeceased him in January of 2006. 

Earl was a 1943 graduate of Wellsville High School. He excelled in sports including baseball and football. He was inducted into the Wellsville High School Athletic Hall of Fame with many of his former teammates from the class of 1943. He was the youngest of 11 children. In March 1943 he enlisted in the U. S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. During his service he took part in the D-Day invasion of Omaha Beach. He was employed by National Fuel Gas for many years, retiring in 1984.

He is survived by three children, Denise (Mike) McKee, Debra (Ed) Robbins, John (Dean) Robbins; a grandson, William (Karina) McKee, two great grandchildren, Megan McKee and Kate McKee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife he was predeceased by 10 siblings.

The family wishes to thank Earl’s caregivers, Marie and Melissa Farley, for their six years of dedication. 

The family will welcome friends on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A celebration of life will follow at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Burial will follow at North Bingham Cemetery in Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to any charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


Monday, May 2, 2022

Philip A. “Sam” Wood, Funeral announcement

Philip A. “Sam” Wood - Scio, NY – The friends of Sam Wood are invited to a graveside service on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 11:00 am in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Bolivar, NY. A reception will follow at the home of Skip and Linda Benjamin, 6717 South Bolivar Road, Bolivar, NY.

Sam passed away on January 8, 2022, to read the complete obituary or leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.