Betty J. Reynolds

Betty J. Reynolds

July 16, 1931 - August 12, 2018

 

 

 

Betty Jean Reynolds, 87, of Frewsburg, went to walk in the Lord’s garden with her husband on August 12, 2018.

Betty attended Frewsburg Central School and spent many years working in the dry-cleaning industry, including employment at Shea’s and Anderson’s. She also worked as a housekeeper at Lutheran Social Services.  Betty enjoyed spending time in her beautiful flower gardens.

She was predeceased in death by her loving husband, Norman Edward Reynolds Sr.; her parents, Vernon Blood Sr. and Florence Stone Blood; her son-in-law, Steve McKinsey; three brothers and six sisters.

Betty is survived by her son, Norman Reynolds Jr. and wife Melanie; daughters, Deborah McKinsey and Julie Reynolds; grandchildren, Sean Reynolds and wife Courtney, Susan Thackeray and husband David, Melissa Dempsey and husband Ray, Steve McKinsey and wife Tammy, and Michelle Genson and husband Jason; 14 great-grandchildren; her sister, Florence Blood Minton; a host of other relatives and friends; and her beloved dog, Goldie.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Burial will be in Allen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 West Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY 14750.

Condolences may be sent to Betty’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Ruth M. Bennett

Ruth M. Bennett

June 23, 1929 - August 12, 2018

Ruth M. Bennett, 89, of 90 Falconer St. Frewsburg, passed away Sunday (Aug. 12, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua.

She was born June 23, 1929 in Frewsburg, the daughter of Earl and Bessie Braley Stanton.

Ruth had been employed for many years at Frewsburg Central School.

She was a member of Sunnybrook Rebekah Lodge and life member of Carroll Rod & Gun.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, Traveling with Betty Ryder, and playing Yahtzee with Margaret Johnson.

Ruth is survived by her children: Clifford (Janet) Bennett of Frewsburg, Crystal (James) Swanson of Russell, PA, Bessie (Frank) Rusk and Mary (Paul) Lewis of So. Carolina; thirteen grandchildren: Jason Swanson, Carrie Ludwick, Emily Mowrey, Lee Whitehead, Amanda West, Andrew Rusk, Steven Rusk, Jim Lewis, Paul Lewis Jr., Jocelyn Pugh, Emory Bennett, Kylie Diehl, and Bralee Bennett; twenty-four great-grandchildren, and many loved nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Emory Bennett, four brothers, Everel, Walter, Clayton, and Calvin Stanton, and sister Geraldine Simms.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. Pastor PJ Pasieka will officiate.

Burial will be in Fentonville Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Frewsburg Fire Co., PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY  14738 or the Frewsburg Food Pantry, PO Box 973, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Ruth’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Clayton D. Scott

Clayton D. Scott

April 20, 1938 - August 4, 2018

Clayton D. Scott, 80, was called home, Saturday August 4, 2018, surrounded by his family at the home of his sister. Clayton was formerly of 110 Francis St., Jamestown and 1412 Riverside road, Frewsburg, NY.

He was born on April 20, 1938 in Frewsburg, the son of H. Allison and Lorena E. Lawson Scott.

Clayton had been employed at the former Randolph Dimensions before retiring in 2001. He had also worked for Nelson Brothers Lumber, Sterling’s, and other area wood shops.

Clayton had a love for working with wood, spending time with his family, and going to auctions and garage sales.

He was an avid train and Mickey Mouse collector.

Surviving are a daughter, Pamela Seekings of Jamestown; two step-children: Thomas (Robin) Wachter of Salamanca and Rhonda (Ellery) Bauer of Celoron; three grandchildren: Brittanii, Ashlyn, and Tyler Seekings of Jamestown; eight step-grandchildren: Thomas V. Wachter of Georgia, Christina Lanphere, Victor Mathews, Jeffrey Parker, Marissa and James Meuker, and Brandi Walters of Jamestown, and Kelly Meuker of Celoron; five great-grandchildren: Kailee Seekings, Jayden Lee, Amarah, Jashara, and Lamariana Mosley all of Jamestown; twelve step- great-grandchildren, a sister, Carolyn Widmark of Frewsburg with whom he made his home, a brother, H. Allison (Lois) Scott of Dunkirk, a sister-in law, Ethel Scott of Frewsburg and several nieces and nephews.

 Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife and best friend Naomi “Fay” Scott in 2011, two brothers: Duwayne Scott in 2007 and Elliott Scott in 2013, a brother-in-law James Widmark in 2007, and a sister-in-law Dorothy Scott in 2018.

The family would like to thank Hospice for all there care and support.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Burial will be in Ivory Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

Condolences may be sent to Clayton’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Jeanne L. Powell

Jeanne L. Powell

September 10, 1946 - August 4, 2018

Jeanne L. Powell, of 1186 Wigren Rd., Frewsburg, passed away Saturday, August 4th at UPMC Chautauqua.

 She was born September 10, 1946 in Albany, the daughter of Wendell and Louise Vanderhook Proctor.

 Jeanne was a graduate of Jamestown High School and was employed at WCA Hospital for over 30 years, retiring as a clerk in the Mammography Department.

 She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She loved celebrating birthdays and holidays, especially Christmas, making them extra special for her family. She enjoyed attending her grandkids games and events.  She was a longtime member of the Vikings and would spend summers camping at the Chautauqua Lake park.

  Jeanne is survived by her husband, Thomas Powell, whom she married February 22nd, 1969;  two sons:  Jim (Kelly) Powell of Jamestown and Ken (Ryan) Powell of Frewsburg;  three grandchildren:  Adam, Ella, and Leah Powell and a brother, Gary Proctor of Jamestown.

 She was predeceased by her parents.

 The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

 Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

 The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

 Condolences may be sent to Jeanne’s family at petersonfh.net.

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David A. Schrader

David A. Schrader

January 16, 1974 - July 28, 2018

David A. Schrader, 44, of 132 W. Main St., Frewsburg, passed away Saturday (Jul. 28, 2018) at his home, surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born January 16, 1974 in Jamestown, the son of Edson and Mary Battko Schrader.

Dave was a US Army veteran.

He was employed at Truck-Lite in Falconer.

Besides his mother of Frewsburg, he is survived by his wife Jennifer Wilson Schrader; three children: Sunny Aarson and Taylor and Zachary Poncharik; four brothers: Matthew, Edson John, Frank, and Allan Schrader; a sister, Annette Lampard Flannery, and many loved nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father in 2016 and an uncle, Donald Schrader in 2018.

A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Frewsburg Fireman’s Blue Building on Hazzard St. in Frewsburg.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

No visitation will be observed.

 The Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the family c/o Jennifer Schrader, 132 W. Main St., Frewsburg, NY 114738.

Condolences may be sent to David’s family at Petersonfh.net.

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Glenn V. Bemis

Glenn V. Bemis

September 24, 1931 - July 6, 2018

Glenn V. Bemis, 86, of Brookside Estates, passed away Friday (Jul. 6, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

He was born September 24, 1931 in Erie, the son of Carl and Cicelia Felman Bemis.

Glenn was a US army veteran serving two tours in Korea .

He had been employed by the Town of Carroll highway dept. Following retirement he worked at Anderson Cleaners.

Glenn is survived by his wife Donalene Olson Bemis, his children: David (Beth) Bemis, Glenda Jones, Becky Niles; a half-brother: Carl Bemis Jr., four step children: Deborah (Jack) Walker, Kathy Gray, Ronald Wilcox, Duane (Darlene) Wilcox, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, a brother Bud Bemis; two sisters: Marilyn Duink, his twin, Jean Becker, a half-sister Linda White, a grandson, Chad Bemis, and a step-daughter Ruth Hale.

Services will be private. No visitation will be observed.

Burial will be in Bemus Point Cemetery.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the Dr. and nurses on the fifth floor at WCA Hosp. for the wonderful care they gave Glenn during the six weeks in their care.

Arrangements are by the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Memorials may be made to the family at PO Box 475, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Glenn’s Family at petersonfh.net.

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Virgil W. Jackson

Virgil W. Jackson

February 24, 1936 - July 4, 2018

Virgil W. Jackson, 82, of Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday, (Jul. 4, 2018) at The Lutheran Home in Jamestown.

He was born February 24, 1936 in Indianapolis, IN the son of Leonard and Loretta McNeal Jackson.

Virgil was a graduate of Nyack College and Cortland State Teachers College where he earned his Master’s Degree.

He had been employed as a science teacher at Nanuet Elementary School and Frewsburg Central School before retiring in 1992.

Virgil served the Lord at the Jamestown Christian Missionary and Alliance Church and was a member and charter member of the Frewsburg Alliance Church, a member of the NYSUT Association, VP and President of the local association, the NYS Teachers Retired System, and the Frewsburg Fire Dept.

He was Town of Carroll youth director, coach, science fair judge, and organized the DARE drug program at Robert H. Jackson Elementary School.

Virgil is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart, Emily Jackson, whom he married June 8, 1956 in Aurora, IN.; four children: Mark (Donna) Jackson, Tim (Carol) Jackson, Sandi (Jim) Liebow, and Shari Jackson; six grandchildren: Taishanna (Brian) Jackson, Garrett (Jocelyn) Jackson, J.J. (Elise) Liebow, Katie Liebow, Natalie Jackson, Siniyah Sutton-Barton and Katai, a brother, Harold Jackson and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, two sisters, Carol Payne and Kathy Dunaway, and several aunts and uncles.

The family would like to thank Hospice Chautauqua County and Lutheran Social Services for all their special care.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Frewsburg Alliance Church.

Pastor Marc Samworth will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday July 20, 2018 in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg and one hour prior to the service at Frewsburg Alliance Church.

Memorials may be made to the Frewsburg Fire Co, PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY 14738 or the Frewsburg Alliance Church missions fund, 60, Falconer St., Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Virgil’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Sandra "Sis" Lee

Sandra "Sis" Lee

January 21, 1959 - June 29, 2018

Sandra ‘Sis” Lee, 59, of 7128 Kings Corners Rd. Panama, passed away Friday, (Jun. 29, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

She was born January 21, 1959 in Warren, Pa, the daughter of Joseph and Ella Irwin Barto.

She was a graduate of Frewsburg High School and had attended JCC.

Sandra was employed at Cummins Engine.

She attended the Ellery Baptist Church and had a personal relationship with Jesus her savior, and is in his presence for eternity. 

Sis was an avid reader and writer and assisted in an after school program where she influenced many children. Sis enjoyed history, comedy, old movies, and had a great memory for recalling things in detail.  She had a beautiful soul and would always go out of her way to help anyone in need.  She was a mentor, a mother, a best friend, the equalizer and keystone to her family.  She could watch jeopardy and call out answers even before the contestants could.  The insurmountable amount of wisdom, joy and love she had can only be compared to something angelic.  "She was the the smartest, most beautiful, kind, loving, caring best mother and best friend we could have ever dreamed to ask for." -her sons and husband.

Besides her mother, Ella of Frewsburg, Sis is survived by her husband John Lee whom she married December 5, 1992, three sons: John Ross Lee and Marcus Grant Lee of Falconer, and Thomas Sandford Lee of Panama; two step-children: Jeremiah (Carey) Lee and Jessica (Michael) Watson; five step-grandchildren: Avery, Taylor, Miah, Mason, and Micah; her sister, Kathleen (Michael) Abbate of Ashville, NY; two brothers: Joseph (Tammie) Barto of Kiantone and Tony (Sherri) Barto of Franklin, VA

She was predeceased by her father and maternal and paternal grandparents.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Rev. Steven Malanowski, pastor of Ellery Baptist Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 4 to7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Memorials may be made to the Panama Fire Dept., 27 East Main St., Panama, NY 14767.

Condolences may be sent to Sandra’s family at petersonfh.net

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Marcia L. Johnson

Marcia L. Johnson

February 25, 1944 - June 6, 2018

Marcia L. Johnson, 74, of 25 Cherry St. Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday (Jun. 6, 2018) at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

She was born February 25, 1944 in Jamestown, the daughter of Robert and Violet Anderson Carlson.

Marcia enjoyed spending time with her family and reading.

She attended Jamestown High School. Marcia retired from the Frewsburg Rest Home where she worked as head of housekeeping for over thirty years.

Marcia is survived by three sons: Scott, Bart, and Matthew Johnson, her sister: Barbara Carlson Hinson, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents and a son, Steve Johnson.

The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Myers Memorial Library, 6 Falconer St., Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Following the service, family and friends are invited to gather and the home of Barbara Hinson.

Condolences may be sent to Marcia’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Lewis S. McIntyre

Lewis S. McIntyre

October 12, 1933 - May 31, 2018


Lewis S. McIntyre, 84, Riverside Road, Jamestown, entered the gates of heaven on Thursday, May 31, 2018, while at his home surrounded by wife and family.  His earthly work was done, and Jesus called him home.    

He was born October 12, 1933 in Lander, PA, the son of Carl and Freeda (Smith) McIntyre.  He graduated from Sugar Grove Farmington Joint High School in 1951.  He farmed the family homestead until 1979, and then went on to self-employment in carpentry and painting.    Mr. McIntyre was well known for his faith, his industry and integrity, and his love for his family.   

He currently attended Wiltsie Community Church.   Previously, he attended Busti Church of God and Warren Church of God where he was involved in many ministries.    

He enjoyed Gospel music, dogs, picking berries, high school basketball games, attending his children’s and grandchildren’s musical performances and athletic events, and helping his family with building and painting projects. 

Lewis is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley (Hazzard) McIntyre, whom he married August 5, 1955; his 4 children, Joyce (Temple) Jarrell of Saegertown, PA, and Dale (Susan) McIntyre of Mercer, PA and Nancy (Kevin) Anderson of Stillwater, NY, and Dawn (David) Williams of Ashville, NY.  He loved being Grandpa to:  Russell, Joshua (Kendra), and Reuben Jarrell; Katie (Frank) White, Rebecca McIntyre; Molly, Emma and Sadie Anderson; Peter, Mary and Henry Williams and Great-Grandpa to Kaleigha White.   He also is survived by a brother, Glenn (Louella) McIntyre, Sugar Grove, PA, and 19 nieces and nephews, and especially enjoyed time with nephew, Brian McIntyre. 

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by 3 brothers, Gerald (Alma) McIntyre, Lyle (Jennie) McIntyre, Richard (Clara) McIntyre and 4 sisters, Allene (Hugh) Hamilton, Freeda (George) Fosberg, Crystal (Don) Sweeney and Shirley (Norman) Tilburg. 

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Wiltsie Community Church. Rev. Todd Venman, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will be in Busti Cemetery.

 The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to the Wiltsie Community Church Playground Fund.

Condolences may be sent to Lewis’s family at petersonfh.net.

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