Carl W. Tait
San Bernardino, CA
Carl W. Tait of 4280 Cypress Drive died Saturday December 6, 2003 in San Bernardino. He was born on July 4,1928 in the Town of Willing to Harry and Josephine Lee Tait. He graduated from Wellsville High School and was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1945 to 1949.
Survivors include his 2 daughters Patricia and Janet; a sister Ruth Livergood of Wellsville; a brother Lawrence Tait of Belmont and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son Daniel Tait; 2 sisters June Dean and Cora Billings; 2 brothers Harry Tait Jr. and Leroy Tait
There will be now prior visitation and funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family . Memorials may be made to the Allegany County SPCA. Arrangements are under the direction of the J.W. Embser & Sons F.H. in Wellsville.
Carlos A. Starr
Carlos A. Starr, age 93, formerly of 2396 Stannards Road, passed away on Saturday February 14 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. He was born on May 26, 1910 in Wellsville to Raymond and Leah [Monroe] Starr. On November 16, 1935 at 2396 Stannards Road he married the former Onnalee Davidson who predeceased him on January 11, 2004. Carlos grew up in Stannards and Wellsville. He worked as a farm hand, on WPA jobs, for Sinclair Refinery and for Wellsville Central School for 34 years retiring in 1972. He was a member of the Stannards United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: his daughter Beverly [Charles] Raynor of Wellsville; 2 grandsons Charles Raynor II and Lawrence Raynor both of Elmhurst; Step grand daughter Maryann Raynor Maloney of Edgewater, FL.; great grandchildren Rebecca P. Raynor of Elmhurst and Michael Maloney Jr. of Edgewater,FL.; A brother in law Warren Davidson of Wellsville; special nephew Robert Shelley of Wellsville; God daughters Karen Painter and Marsha Dinger both of Wellsville as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his step father Sheridan ’Gus’ Fosbury and his half brother Harry Fosbury.
Friends may call on Tuesday February 17 from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home with Rev. Regina Shaw presiding. Burial will be in Arkport Cemetery and memorials may be made the Stannards United Methodist Church.
CHAD M. WEBSTER
CHAD M. WEBSTER, 22, OF 2129 Stannards Road, passed away Saturday October 30, 2004 at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born January 4, 1982 in Wellsville the son of Robert and Debbie (Buchholz) Webster.
Chad was formerly from Bradford, PA where he attended Bradford Central School. He played baseball and was on the varsity wrestling team.
He is survived by is father; Robert (Rebecca) Webster of Scio, his mother; Debbie (Bradley) Diehl-Allen of Wellsville, maternal grandparents; Erwin & Margaret Buchholz of Wellsville, paternal grandparents; Donald & Ann Webster of Scio, a daughter; Blakelyann Stonemetz and her mother Becky Stonemetz of Wellsville, a brother; Robert Webster II of Scio, a stepbrother; Dylan Allen of Fillmore, 2 sisters; Melissa Webster of Wellsville & Felicia Diehl of Bradford, PA, his stepfather; John Diehl of Bradford, PA, 2 nieces; Aubrey & Arianna Cook as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends are invited to call on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Tuesday November 2nd at 2:00 pm in the funeral home, with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery and memorial suggestions include the Blakelyann Stonemetz College Fund % of Community Bank 113 N. Main Street Wellsville, NY 14895.
DALE K. JANDREW
DALE K. JANDREW, 53, OF 1139 California Hollow Road, died on Friday February 25, 2005 at home. He was born February 1, 1952 in Wellsville, the son of William and Argie (Calhoun) Jandrew. On May 21, 1977 in Petrolia, he married Karen Guinnip, who survives.
In 1970, Dale graduated from Scio High School and later Alfred State College Vocational School in Wellsville. He was a self employed electrician, and also taught for 1 year at the Alfred State College Vocational School. He was also a member of the Allentown Volunteer Fire Department.
Dale loved the Lord, and attended the First Baptist Church of Shinglehouse and the Knights Creek Evangelical Methodist Church of Scio. He traveled on several missionary trips to Nicaragua, Mexico, Alaska, and West Virginia. He was also a counselor at Camp Pennuel.
In addition to his wife Karen, Dale is survived by 2 daughters: Argie and Jessie Jandrew, both students at Houghton College, a son: Lucas at home, a brother: Earl (Aurelia) Jandrew of Allentown, 4 sisters: Jean (Dob) Howry of Clinton, IL; Joanne Grover of Ashville, NY; Donna (Gary) Fanton of Holley, NY; Helen (Bill) Hutchinson of Scio, NY; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend: Clark Perry.
Dale was predeceased by his parents and a brother in law: Richard Grover.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 1st from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral service will follow visitation in the funeral home at 3:00 pm with Rev. Carl Kemp presiding. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio. Memorial suggestions include the Bolivar Volunteer Ambulance Corps. and the Knights Creek Evangelical Methodist Church in Scio.
Darryl R. MacTavish
Darryl R. MacTavish, 60, of 3141 Wightman Road died Sunday, July 20, 2003 at his home with his wife and son by his side. He was born December 11, 1942 in Washington, D.C. the son of R. Drexel and Winifred (Healy) MacTavish. In Whitesville, on September 3, 1966 he married Candace “Candy” House who survives. Darryl graduated from Wellsville High School in 1961. He was employed by the Outdoor Store, Weldonian Dairy, and L.C. Whitford Co. of Wellsville. He also worked at the Water Department of the Village of Wellsville for 35 years. He retired as Water Maintenance Supervisor do to poor health in 2002. He was a member of the Wellsville Lodge #230 F & AM and the Immaculate Conception Church of Wellsville.
Surviving beside his wife are 1 son; David R. MacTavish of Tampa, FL and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws. He was predeceased by 1 daughter; Heather MacTavish in 1999.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 24, 2003 at 10:30am in the Immaculate Conception Church, Wellsville; Rev. Dennis Wolf will be celebrant. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville. Suggested donations include Immaculate Conception School and Home Care & Hospice.
DAVID ARLOW HOLLISTER SR.
DAVID ARLOW HOLLISTER SR., of 21 Greenwich Street, entered into his final rest on Friday, July 16, 2004 at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born August 24, 1920 in Belmont the son of Charles and Margaret (Nick) Hollister. On October 15, 1940 he married Josephine Ester Pettinato, who predeceased him on November 4, 1977. He married Sallie June McGuffin on February 9, 1980, who also predeceased him on January 21, 1996.
A lifelong resident of Belmont, he was a 1941 graduate of Alfred State College School of Mechanical Engineering. He was a master carpenter-millwright by trade and the manager of the Belmont Laundromat and Car Wash. He was an avid gardener, sharing his harvests with family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was United States Marine Corps World War II Veteran serving in the First Marine Division, First Combat Engineering Battalion, Company C as a Private First Class in the Pacific Theater. He received the Battle Star, Pacific Ribbon, and the Good Conduct Medal. He also served in the Marine Reserves.
Dave was a Life Member of the Herbert W. DeLong American Legion Post 808, Belmont Fire Company, Allegany County Fireman’s Association, South Western Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Belmont Conservation Club, and the North American Hunting Club. He was also a member of the American Legion 40 and 8, Allegany County Fire Police, NYS Fire Police, Special Police of Belmont, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Moose, and Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by 6 daughters: Margie (John) Dunford Sr. of Belmont, Donna Hollister of Costa Mesa, CA, Nancy Ruhl of Wellsville, Judy (Raymond) Hoberg Jr. of Belmont, Kathy (Daniel) Allen of West Clarksville, Vicki (Dean) Perry of Wellsville, a daughter in law: Nancy (James) Jarmuz of Wellsville, 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, several step-children, two step grandchildren, a sister: Phyllis Perry of Allentown, and several nieces and nephews. He was also survived by a close friend: Mike Steinwachs.
In addition to his two wives, he was predeceased by a daughter: Deborah Lee Hollister in 1958, a son: David F. Hollister Jr. in 1979, and a brother: Timothy in 1938.
Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Belmont. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, July 19 in the funeral home with Rev. Ronald Sellers presiding. Burial with full military honors will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont. Memorial suggestions include the Amity Rescue Squad, the American Cancer Society, and the Belmont Fire Company.