MAE LAUZZE, 99, of 96 East Pearl Street passed away on January 25, 2004 at Wellsville Highland Healthcare Center. She was born on October 24, 1904 in Bradford, PA the daughter of Joseph and Angelina (Gillotte) Cardamone. On September 1, 1919 she married Anthony Lauzze, Sr. who predeceased her on April 13, 1960.
Mae was a former resident of Bradford, PA where she attended St. Bernard’s School and was a probe student at Bradford Hospital. She was employed as a general and private duty nurse for 65 years. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church and Altar & Rosary Society, a member of the Buffalo Red Cross Motor Corps and was Chairman of the Allegany County Nurses Association Blood Bank Program. She was a member of the Red Cross Board of Directors for 24 years, a Charter Member and Graduate Regent of the Women of the Moose, a member of the Wellsville Country Club and the Jones Memorial Auxiliary, Evergreen Twig.
Mae is survived by 1 daughter: Marion “Toots” Van Skiver of Wellsville, 1 son: Anthony V. (Mary) Lauzze, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC, 7 grandchildren: Tom (Kay) Lauzze of Wellsville, Kirk (Diane) Lauzze of Chicago, IL, Peter (Pat) Lauzze of Bath, Steve (Sharon) Lauzze of Corfu, Mike Lauzze of Wellsville, Martin Lauzze of FL., and Marla (Per) Hahn of Toronto, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, 2 brothers: Frank, and Richard Cardamone of Bradford, PA, 1 sister: Josephine Pantuso of Bradford, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, 4 sisters: Molly Cooper, Lana “Helen” Piscitelli, Santulla Fuoco, and Jeanette Cardamone, 3 brothers; Thomas, Anthony, and Ben Cardamone, and 1 grandson: Danny Van Skiver.
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. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 3, 2004 in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville, with Rev. Dennis Wolf as celebrant. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville. Memorial suggestions include the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the Jones Memorial Hospital Memorial Fund.
MARGARET A. SMITH
MARGARET A. SMITH, 71 passed away Monday, September 6, 2004 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born June 8, 1933 in North Hornell, NY the daughter of William K. and Rose (Kranz) Armour. On August 29, 1953 in Eldred, PA she married Paul R. Smith who predeceased her April 28, 2000.
Marg was the secretary for her husband’s interior decorating business, and later was the Attendance Secretary for the Wellsville High School for several years.
She is survived by 2 sisters: Shirley Miller and Sharon Armour, both of Tampa, FL, a brother: William (Elaine) Armour of Swartz Creek, MI and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a sister: Joan Smith in 1968.
Friends are invited to a graveside service on Saturday, September 18, 2004 at 10:00 am in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville with Rev. Dawn Barrett presiding. Memorial suggestions include St. John’s Episcopal Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville.
Margaret Lehmann Shelp
Margaret Lehmann Shelp, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and psychologist age 72 of 67 Boss Street, Bolivar died December 26, 2003 at home after a lengthy illness with cancer. Born November 19, 1931 in Rochester, NY she was the daughter of Bruno and Marie (Petz) Lehmann. On March 21, 1959 she married Irving F. Shelp.
Mrs. Shelp graduated from High School in Rochester, earned an undergraduate degree from Heidelberg College and a graduate degree from Ohio University. She was employed as a psychologist in various school districts, beginning with Rochester City Schools and retiring from Allegany-Catt BOCES in 1987. She always gained great satisfaction from helping children.
She was a member of Bolivar United Methodist Church, formerly active in many church activities, the Women’s Christian Association, and playing piano for church services. Other organizations she participated in include the American Psychological Association, AARP, 4C’s Senior Group, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a past president of the Lioness Club in Canaseraga and was active in the Richburg Literary Club, Loyalty Circle, Jones Memorial Hospital Twig, and the Allegany County Homemakers.
Surviving besides her husband are her children: son William I. Shelp of Bolivar, daughter Amy M. Ratzel of Bolivar, and son Eric R. Shelp of West Henrietta, NY. Also surviving are her grandchildren Nicole and Rick Ratzel and Joshua Shelp, a brother Robert P. Lehmann of Rochester, NY, a sister-in-law Sylvia Lehmann of Van Nuys, CA and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, father, and Brother John R. Lehmann of Van Nuys, CA.
There will be no prior visitation and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Bolivar United Methodist Church, with Rev. Larry Smith and Rev. David Herne presiding. A private burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville.
Marie J. Jacobs
Marie J. Jacobs, 83, formerly of 152 Pine Street passed away on Monday October 4, 2004 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born December 8, 1920 in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of Thomas and Agnes (Shorts) Joyce. On February 11, 1956 she married John Jacobs who predeceased her on March 15, 1985.
Marie was a former resident of Florida and Philadelphia prior to moving to Wellsville in 1997. She was employed as a secretary for General Electric in Philadelphia until her retirement in 1982. She was a member of Wellsville Senior Citizens and enjoyed the activities with her friends at the Senior Center.
She is survived by 2 sons, John (Myra) Jacobs of Chaffee, NY and Ed (Tammy) Jacobs of Germantown, TN, 1 sister, Jean (John) Madison of Philadelphia, 2 grandsons Michael Jacobs and Michael Jacobs, 1 great grandson Elijah Jacobs and a very close cousin, Eleanor Parker of Philadelphia.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday October 7th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will follow visitation at 2:00 pm in the funeral home with Rev. Dennis Mancuso, presiding. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. Memorial suggestions include the Wellsville Senior Center or the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
MARIETTA BRADLEY, 89, formerly of 2974 Truax Road passed away on April 27, 2004 at Manor Hills in Wellsville. She was born on August 27, 1914 in Kansas City, KS the daughter of William J. and Katherine (Brown) Blaine.
She was a former resident of Salt Lake City, UT and moved to Wellsville in 1989. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs, CO. She was first married to James Lewis Twombly in 1932 and later married Andrew J. Bradley who predeceased her in 1963. She was employed as a beautician in Scarsdale, NY for many years and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville.
Marietta is survived by 1 son: James (Nancy) Twombly of Melbourne, FL; 1 daughter: Patricia (Tom) James of Wellsville, 7 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by 2 grandsons: Robert and James Holliday; 1 great grandson: Chad Graham; and 2 brothers: James E. Blaine and Joseph A. Blaine.
There will be no prior visitation. A memorial Mass will be scheduled for a later date and burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery; Wellsville. Memorial suggestions include the Immaculate Conception Church Memorial Fund.
MARVIN R. LIMBURG
MARVIN R. LIMBURG, 95, of 13 Schuyler St. Apt. 205 passed away at the Manor Care Center on Monday, March 8, 2004. He was born December 17, 1908 in Buffalo the son of Andrew and Magdeline (Martin) Limburg. In 1932 in Buffalo he married Geraldine Smith who predeceased him on April 4, 1997.
Marvin was a 1924 graduate of McKinley High School. He was employed by Dupont Corp. of Buffalo, then Bell Aircraft Corp. in Niagara Falls for 30 years, retiring in 1971 as General Foreman for the tool and die shop. He moved to Angelica in 1970 where he served as the town of Angelica Assessor for 8 years. He was a former member of the Sacred Heart Church in Angelica and a member of St. Mary’s Church in Belmont. He had also been a member of the Angelica Lions Club for 15 years.
He is survived by 1 son: Lawrence (Maureen) Limburg of Baldwinsville, 1 daughter: Gloria (Robert) Kent of Black Mountain, NC, 1 daughter-in-law: Shirley (Limburg) Rasmussen of Camp Hill, PA 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by 1 son: Gerald Limburg, and 6 brothers and sisters.
There will be no prior visitation, and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Belmont on Friday, March 12, 2004 at 11:30am with Rev. Dennis Mancuso as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery in Newfane, NY. and memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church in Belmont. Arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc.