ROBERT GILSON NYE III
WELLSVILLE - Robert Gilson Nye III, 64, of 3495 North Drive died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday (October 9, 2002).
He was born May 14, 1938, in Buffalo, a son of Robert G. and Dorothy (Simmons Turner) Nye Jr.,
On August 6, 1966 he married Elaine Armstrong, in Warren, Pa, who survives.
He was a 1956 graduate of Kenmore High School, attended Purdue University and Ithaca College prior to entering the U.S. Air Force in 1959 where he served as a Radar Tech until 1963. Continuing with his education, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Edinboro University in 1965.
He was employed as a Registered Representative for Advest Inc. of Hartford, Conn. from 1965 to 1995 and for Cadaret Grant & Co. Inc. of Syracuse from 1995 until his retirement in 2000.
In his retirement he enjoyed driving for Adventure Limousine of Olean.
He was the trip leader for Camp Pathfinder in Algonquin Park, Canada for two years and Station manager for WJKB at Edinboro University.
As an active member of the Wellsville Rotary Club, where he served as President, Treasurer and Youth Exchange Chairman. He has been a member of the Rotary Distinct 712 Advisory Committee, Governor's Aide and the District Nominating Committee Chairman for three years.
He was President of the District 712 Foundation for 8 years and was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by the members of the Wellsville Rotary Club. He was the Fund Raising Chairman for the Wellsville Community Playground, was past President of the Wellsville Community Revitalization and Development Committee and the Wellsville area United Way. He was a FEMA Grant Administrator, a member of the Wellsville Music Boosters, Construction Coordinator of the Marching Band Equipment Bus, past Vice President of the Wellsville Little league, Construction Coordinator for the renovation of the Little League Field and Lagoon 2 and 3 dugouts.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church, in Wellsville, and served as Chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee. He was a member of the Board of Finance, the board of Elders and the Diaconate Board.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons David M. Nye, of Atlanta, Ga. and John R. Nye, a senior at SUNY Brockport, one daughter Stacy (James) Coles, of Buffalo, two grandchildren Kaitlyn and Kelcei Coles, his aunt Frances Nye Sauer of Sarasota, Fla. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends are invited to call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., in Wellsville, where a funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First Congregational Church. The Reverend William Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Allegany County SPCA.
Robert Gilson Nye III
Friends of Robert Gilson Nye III, 64 of 3495 North Drive, who died unexpectedly, Wednesday (October 9, 2002) are invited to call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., in Wellsville where a funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First Congregational Church. The Reverend William Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Allegany County SPCA.
ANDOVER -- Richard Mosher, 85, of 1524 State Rte. 417, died Sunday (Oct. 21, 2001) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, following a long illness.
Born April 13, 1916, in Freeman, N.Y., the son of Coral and Helen House Mosher, he was married in Aug. 1942 in Hornell to the former Ruth H. Peck, who died in 1996. He was predeceased by three sisters, Marianne, Elsie, and Minnie, and two brothers, Ronald and Gerald.
Richard had resided for over 60 years in Niagara Falls and most recently in Phelps and Andover.
He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Moose Club.
He had many hobbies including bowling, an avid Civil War reader, bingo, and was a member of the Tune Twister's Band of Almond, playing several instruments.
Survivors include a son, Cary (Brenda) Mosher, of Phelps; a sister, Bertha Watkins, of Wellsboro, Pa.; two brothers, Leland Mosher of Andover and Darwin Mosher, of Florida; three grandchildren, Rebekah, Cynthia, and Sheryl; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where funeral services will be held directly following calling hours at 8 p.m., with Revs. Regina and Raymond Shaw officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Almond.
Memorial contributions may be made to Andover Rescue Squad, Main St., Andover, N.Y. 14806.
Funeral services for Richard Mosher, who died Sunday (Oct. 21, 2001), will be held directly following calling hours at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Hornell, where the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Almond.
PAUL E. MITCHELL
BELMONT - Paul E. Mitchell, 68, of 5860 Feathers Creek Rd., died Thursday (April 19, 2001) shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville.
Born Feb. 27, 1933, in Centerville, he was a son of Harold and Bertha Weddle Mitchell.
He married Millicent Marie Patterson on April 18, 1955, at the First Baptist Church of Angelica. She survives.
Mr. Mitchell was a 1950 graduate of Angelica High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1953 to 1955 with the military police.
He was employed at the Metallurgy Lab of Dresser-Rand Corp., Wellsville, from 1956 to 1995.
Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Moore Lodge Machinist Union 1580. He served as union steward and was a member of the union negotiating committee.
He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Belmont, serving as a deacon and a member of the choir. He also worked with the church's Awana youth group. He was a 4-H leader and at the time of his death was serving as an Amity town councilman.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Terry (Peg) Mitchell of Newberry, Fla., and Harold (Bonnie) Mitchell of Belmont; four daughters, Rosemarie (Leslie) Chambers of West Clarksville, Patricia Winbrow of Newberry, Fla., Paula (David) Darnley of Belmont, and Patsy Dixon of Wellsville; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; 17 foster children; a brother, Oliver Mitchell of Azuza, Calif.; two sisters, Elsie Bunnell of Belmont and Lorena La Londe of Fillmore; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Henry Mitchell in 1999, H. Fred Mitchell in 1999, and Richard Mitchell in 1958.
Friends are invited to call Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., Belmont. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, April 23, at the First Baptist Church, Belmont. Officiating are Revs. Vernon Dean, Robert Cook and Leslie Chambers.
Burial, with military honors, will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Belmont or the Belmont Volunteer Fire Department.
JANE C. MOSHER
PERRY -- Jane C. Mosher, 55, of Lake Street, Perry, died Saturday (Feb. 2, 2002) at ECMC in Buffalo after a short illness.
Born Jan. 3, 1947, in Lackawanna, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Irene LeBar Cavanaugh.
Jane was a licensed daycare provider at her home for the last 27 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Perry.
She is survived by her husband, David Mosher; a step-daughter, Gina Morgan of Avoca; step-sons, David Mosher of Hornell and Michael Mosher of Campbell; her twin sister, Jean Cavanaugh of Wellsville; brothers- and sisters-in-law Sheila and Harvey Jaggard of Perry, Art and Alice Mosher of Hornell and Mark Mosher of Hornell; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the First United Methodist Church, 35 Covington St., Perry.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the family.
Local arrangements by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, Inc., Perry.