Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Colleen M. Jefferds, 88

Belmont, NY  Colleen M. Jefferds, 88, of Cemetery Hill, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Hart Comfort House. She was born in Alfred on June 24, 1934 the daughter of the late Leo and Eleanor (Lippert) McAndrews. 

Colleen was a longtime resident of the Belmont Area, she graduated from Andover Central High School. She found her career in Bookkeeping after having worked as a telephone operator in Wellsville. Initially she was employed as Laidlaws bookkeeper and then later for East Side Garage, both of Belmont. Outside of work she loved to garden and taking care of her dog “Brownie”. 

She is survived by: a son, David L. Jefferds of Belmont; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Ellen (Mike) Baker of Almond, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by: four children, William Jefferds, Charles Jefferds, Robert Jefferds, and Stephanie Jefferds-Dorrentwo sisters, Mary and Joan; a brother, Leoand grandmothers, Elizabeth McAndrews, and Clara Lippert. 

Friends are invited to a Graveside service, Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 11 AM in Woodlawn Cemetery of Almond with Deacon Dave Harvey presiding. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House of Allegany County, 141 East State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


  1. You will be missed Aunt Connie. Rest in peace and fly with the angels. Love you a bushel and a peck. 🤗❤️

  2. You will be missed Aunt Connie. Rest in peace and fly with the angels. 😇❤️🤗