Gladys Hults, 87 formerly of Wellsville, died September 6, 2003 in the Cuba Memorial Extended Care Unit. She was born on December 16, 1915 in Hornell to Delbert and Mabel [Lowe] Hults. Gladys liked to bake and tend her house plants.
Survivors include 2 brothers Royce Hults of Scio and Milton Hults of Youngstown,OH.; a sister Joyce [Wayne] Quick of Rochester and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 10 from 1 to 2pm in the J.W. Embser Sons F.H. in Wellsville. A funeral service will take place at 2pm following the calling hour in the Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Kemp presiding. Burial will take place in Cline Cemetery and memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.
GLENN ARTHUR COOK
GLENN ARTHUR COOK, 81, formerly of the Hallsport Road, passed away on Saturday May 29th at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born January 15, 1923 in Betula, PA the son of Chester and Ruth (Higby) Cook. He attended school in Oswayo and Shinglehouse and on August 6, 1945 in Millport, PA he married Luella Fanton, who predeceased him on November 6, 1997.
Glenn was a veteran of WW II, entering the U.S. Army in 1942 where he served with the 324th Infantry 44th Division in the European Theater of Operation until 1945. He had received several medals including the Purple Heart.
He was first employed in Olean and Niagara Falls until 1953, when he moved to Wellsville and worked for Otis Eastern and Joyce Western Corporation. In 1955 he began his 27 year career with Air Preheater Company, retiring in 1982.
Glenn had resided at 32 Rochambeau Avenue in Andover for the past 2 years. He enjoyed bowling with the senior citizens, traveling and camping. He had toured 47 states and 6 countries and was a member of the Morrison Hayes American Legion Post # 702 in Wellsville.
He is survived by 3 sons, Wade (Sharon) Cook of Belmont, John (Linda) Cook of Wellsville, Karl Cook of Brockport, 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 6 step great grandchildren, a sister, Genevieve (Cliff) Evingham of Shinglehouse, PA as well as several nieces & nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday 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 Thursday June 3rd at 10:30 am in the funeral home, with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Burial with military honors will be in Stannards Cemetery and memorial suggestions include the Andover Ambulance Corps or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
H. JOHN “Jack” REUNING
H. JOHN “Jack” REUNING, 86 of 27 School Street passed away on Tuesday June 22, 2004 at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 17, 1917 in Elmira Heights, NY the son of Henry and Mildred (Rushmore) Reuning. On July 13, 1946 in Wellsville he Married Louella Weirich who survives. Jack was raised in Wellsville and along with his brother Bruce operated Reuning’s Bakery for 20 year. They were the third generation of the Reuning family to operate the bakery in downtown Wellsville from 1890 to 1966. He later was employed as a tool grinder at Worthington Corporation in Wellsville, retiring in 1979.
He was a life member of the Elks Lodge # 1495 in Wellsville, and honorary life member of the Wood Carving Class in Wellsville. His wood carving collection included 20 cannons, several knives & decorative plates. He enjoyed fishing; fly tying and loved big band music.
Surviving in addition to his wife is 1 son: John Reuning of Wellsville, 1 Brother: Bruce (Virginia) Reuning of Wellsville, 2 sisters: Roberta Rugaber of Fairport and Mary Ellen Perry of Wellsville as well as several nieces & nephews.
Friends are invited to a memorial service on Friday June 25th at 1:00 pm. in the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. There will be no prior visitation and interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial suggestions include the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the SPCA Serving Allegany County or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
HAROLD “Bud” GLASS
HAROLD “Bud” GLASS, 79, of 6218 Phillips Hill Road, passed away Sunday September 19, 2004 shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. He was born April 29, 1925 in Benezette, PA the son of Harold and Mary Audrey (Sexton) Glass. On March 6, 1949 in Hornell, he married Shirley George, who predeceased him on April 26, 1970.
Bud was raised in Allentown and was a graduate of the Allentown Union High School. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII in Germany, receiving the WWII Victory Medal. He was co-owner of J J & G Logging in Allentown, and later was a professional painter for many years. He started his day at the Modern Diner for breakfast then continued to K-mart for coffee with his friends. He was also an avid sportsman who loved hunting, fishing and his dog and faithful companion: Peanut.
Bud is survived by 3 daughters: Glenna (Jack) Clark of Andover, Lou Anne Glass of Bolivar, Julie (Robert) Wilkins of The Villages, FL; 3 sons: Jody (Bonnie) Glass of Paris, TN, Terry (Vince) Glass of Coloma, CA, Randy (Debbie) Glass of Whitesville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grand children, a sister: Lois Brunner of Gainsville, FL; and a brother: George “Tommy” (Corrine) Glass of Scio.
In addition to his wife, Bud was predeceased by a son: Kenneth Roy Glass in 1951, a brother: Gerald, 2 sisters: Emma Mae Beezer and Mildred “Mooey” Showers.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral service will be Friday, September 24, at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Pastor Merritt Burdick presiding. Burial will be in Knights Creek Cemetery in Scio. Memorial suggestions include the Bolivar Rescue Squad or the S. P. C. A. Serving Allegany County.
HARRY C. MAYO
HARRY C. MAYO, 87, of 27 Milton Street passed away on Wednesday September 15, 2004 at Guthrie-Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. He was born on June 4, 1917 in Belmont, the son of William and Addie (Travis) Mayo. On November 30, 1947 in Scio, he married Gladys I. Tompkins, who predeceased him on July 24, 1999.
Harry was a life long resident of Belmont and had been employed by the Hunt Farm in Belmont for many years. He later was nurseryman for Genesee Valley Nurseries in Belmont until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of the Belmont Volunteer Fire Department for over 50 years where he served with the Fire Police.
He is survived by a daughter: Janet (Domenic) DiNardo Jr. of Corning, 2 grandsons: Jeffrey (Becca) DiNardo and Domenic (Emmie) DiNardo III both of Corning, 3 great-grandsons: Tony, Michael and Joseph DiNardo and 2 great-granddaughters, Sarah and Kaitlyn DiNardo, all of Corning. He will be missed by several nieces & nephews, including Bernice Robbins and Beverly Middaugh both of Belmont and Donald Hough of Angelica.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by; 2 brothers Herbert and Leon Mayo and 5 sisters, Bessie Green, Carrie Armstrong, Glada Hough, Effie Graham and Flossie Kent.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday September 18, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Belmont. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Nate Hayman presiding. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. Memorial suggestions include the Belmont Volunteer Fire Department, the Amity Rescue Squad or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Hazel A. Hilligas
Yorks Corners, NY
Hazel A. Hilligas, age 96, of 1167 State Route 19 South, died Wednesday August 13 at the Highland Health Care Center. She was born January 21, 1907 in the Town of Willing to George and Luna Goodridge Lampe. On December 9,1939 in Genesee, PA. she married Raymond Hilligas who predeceased her on November 19, 1977. Hazel was a life long resident of the Yorks Corners area where she and her husband operated a dairy farm. She was a member of the Shongo Methodist Church and the Yorks Corners Grange.
Survivors include: 2 daughters Deloris [Rudy] Briggs and Sandy [Matt] Knepfler both of Yorks Corners; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; a nephew Jon [Linda] Ebeling of Shongo
Predeceased by; a brother Clarence Hilligas and a sister Minnie Ebeling.
There will be no prior visitation and friends are invited to attend a Funeral service on Saturday at 11am in the J.W. Embser & Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville with Pastor R. Shaw presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or to the donor’s choice.