Saturday, August 6, 2022

Reverend Carol Anne Schweigart, 66

Bolivar, NY – Reverend Carol Anne Schweigart, 66, of Bolivar passed away at home surrounded by her family on Friday, August 5, 2022. She was born on November 29, 1955 in Wellsville to the late Lee and Ruth (Allen) Merrick. On August 22, 1981 in the First Baptist Church of Andover she married Joseph Schweigart who survives.

Carol was a 1973 graduate of Andover Central School. Upon graduating, she began a career in medical office management, starting with the Rural Management Associates in Andover. She then became a stay at home mother to raise her family. She later returned to work in several local medical offices including Dr. Edmonston’s practice until 2018. Carol was an ordained minister of the Wesleyan Church in 2005 and served as Assistant Pastor to the Brookside Wesleyan Church of Wellsville. Carol started and ran the CafĂ© Jacob in Bolivar and retired due health Issues in March 2018.

Surviving besides her husband are 5 daughters, Jennifer (Jeremy Monz) Schiffer of Shohola, PA., Melissa (Raymond) Miller of St. Augustine, FL., Christie (Eric) Barton of Amherst, Elizabeth (Nicholas) Mesler of Cheektowaga and Sarah (Adam) Turner of Norfolk, VA.; a son Jon (Grace Franco) Schweigart of Los Angles, CA.; 2 sisters Sandra Merrick and Lisa (Paul) Rowe both of Wellsville and a brother William (Deb Hunt) Merrick of Wellsville; 12 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Carol was predeceased by both her mother and father.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, 34 West State Street. Her funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11 in the Funeral Home with Reverend Chris Mattison presiding. Memorial suggestions in Carol’s memory include either the Brookside Wesleyan Church or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


Thursday, August 4, 2022

Marcine (Hovey) Delo, 67

Lakeville, MN – Marcine (Hovey) Delo, 67, of Lakeville, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022 in her home. Marcine was born in Olean, NY on October 23, 1954, the daughter of the late Madelyn Case and the late Leroy Hovey.

Marcine was a 1972 graduate of Belmont Central School; after which she enlisted in the U.S. Womens Army Corps in 1973, specializing in Image Interpretation. She later married the late Robert Delo, and together they relocated to Lakeville, Minnesota where they raised two children, Gregory and Danrae.

Marcine is survived by her two children, Gregory (Dareth Fischer) Delo of Farmington, MN and Danrae Delo, also of Farmington, MN; three brothers: Gregory (Barbara) Hovey of Belmont, NY; Jesse (Kelly) Case of Wellsville, NY; and Monty Case of Belmont, NY; two sisters: Tammy (Lyle) Popson of Houston, TX; and Tina (Ron) Wightman of Wellsville, NY; four grandchildren: Jacquelyn Delo of Farmington, MN, Jacob Delo of Farmington, MN, Lyric Hempler of Bloomington, MN; and Kayden Higgins of Farmington, MN; a great-grandchild, Vienna Delo; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Marcine was predeceased by her step-father, Walter Case.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life in her honor on Thursday August 11, 2022 from 7pm to 9pm at the home of Gregory and Barbara Hovey, 5115 Amity Lake Road, Belmont, New York. Memorial contributions in Marcine’s memory may be made to SPCA Serving Allegany County, located at 5440 State Route 19, Belmont, NY, by phone at 585-593-2200; email at spcaallegany@gmail.com; or by mail at SPCA Serving Allegany County, PO Box 381, Wellsville, NY. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Marc L. Johnson, 65

Wellsville, NY – Marc L. Johnson, 65, went to be with Christ on Sunday, July 31, 2022. He passed suddenly and sadly at Buffalo General Hospital. Marc was born on July 31, 1957 in Corry, Pennsylvania to Edward and the late Lila (Short) Johnson. On August 8, 1981 he married Anita Dickerson, who survives.

Marc grew up in Galeton, Pennsylvania and graduated from Galeton High School in 1976. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Houghton College in 1996. Marc loved to be active, he was an avid weight lifter and earned the title of “strong” grandpa. He spent many years upholstering furniture and restoring the interiors of classic cars. He loved the symbolism of restoration and often made reference to Christ restoring our souls. Marc had a career as a welder, retiring after 25 years of service, from Arvos in 2019. He loved being an active member of the Wellsville Bible Church where he served as an Elder of many years. After retirement he enjoyed taking RV adventures with his wife and spending quality time with his children and grandchildren. Marc lived an exemplary life modeling the love of Christ. He will be greatly missed!

Marc and Anita have 4 children together: Melissa Lynne Johnson who predeceased them, Jennifer Lynn Hinton, Sean Marc Johnson and Emily Ann Smith. He was the proud grandfather of 7 grandsons and 5 granddaughters. He is also survived by his dad Edward Johnson, 3 brothers, Kevin, Dave and Kent Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm to the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, 34 West State Street. His funeral will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 2 pm in the Wellsville Bible Church, 2896 Andover Road, with Reverend Dan Kenyon presiding. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Wellsville Bible Church. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.