CUBA Andrea E. Mabey formerly of 6 Church St., Cuba, died Monday (Dec. 3, 2001) in the Cuba Memorial Hospital Residential Health Care Facility following a lengthy illness.
Born in Belfast Oct. 6, 1914, she was a daughter of Harry B. Kernel and Harriet Tingley Chalker. On July 3, 1937, she married George W. Mabey who died Aug. 26, 1985.
She was a resident of Cuba for many years and delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered in the community for several years.
Mrs. Mabey was a graduate of the Belfast High School.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba and a life member of the McKee Chapter No. 212 Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra K. Rork of Houston, Texas, and Harriet (Michael) Rapplean of Plano, Texas; a son, Raymond (Lek) Mabey of South Pattaya, Thailand; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, a sister, Helen Leilous of Belmont; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Linnie Waldorf; and two brothers, Howard Chalker and Harold Chalker.
Friends were received Tuesday at the McIntosh Funeral Home (Nicholson Chapel), 24 Genesee Parkway, Cuba. Funeral services were held today (Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001) at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. Larry A. Poelma, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiated.
Burial was in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 17 South St., Cuba, NY 14727 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
JAMES DANA MANN SR.
ANDOVER James D. Mann, Sr., of 521 Rt. 417 Andover, died Friday (Nov. 30, 2001) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville.
Born Aug. 16, 1926 in Ward, NY, he was the son of Lucius and Alene Lounsberry Mann.
In 1950 he married Betty White of Whitesville, who survives.
He attended school in Canisteo and had been engaged in farming all of his life.
He is survived by daughters Debra (Thomas) Burke of Perry, Mary (Boyd) Hilligus of Dansville, Norma (Ronald) Webster of Perry and Barbara (Carl) Snyder of Perry; sons, Johnny Mann of Dansville, James (Patricia) Mann, Jr. of Mt. Morris, and Duane (Kimberly) Mann of Dansville; 26 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; brother Lloyd Mann of Greenwood; sister, Eleanor Jennings of Salamanca; and three uncles.
Calling hours were held Sunday and services were held Monday at 11 am at the Mulholland-Swan Funeral Home, Inc., Andover.
Rev. Ray Shaw of the Andover First United Methodist Church officiated.
Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Andover Rescue Squad.
EARL W. MEHLENBACKER
BELMONT Earl W. Mehlenbacker, 52, of 5596 Old Withey Rd., died Tuesday (Nov. 27, 2001) at Jones Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
He was born Nov. 28, 1948 in Wellsville, she son of William and Phyllis Magee Mehlenbacker.
He was a lifelong resident of the Belmont area and was a graduate of the Belmont High School and Allegany County BOCES.
He was employed by the Allegany County Department of Highways and was a member of the Sons of Legion Post #808 in Belmont.
He is survived by his mother, Phyllis M. Mehlenbacker of Belmont: a daughter, Lizzie Rogers of Belmont; a brother, David (Sandra) Mehlenbacker of Belmont; sisters, Sandy (Jim) Edwards of Belmont and Marcy Jo (Doug) Crawford of Belmont; two grandchildren; and nephews, Scott Edwards of Geneseo and Kevin Edwards of Belmont.
He was predeceased by his father William in 1997; a son, Russell in 1983; and a sister. Sherry Lee in 1956.
Friends called from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville, where services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Ralph Eastlack officiated.
Burial was in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont.
Memorials may be made to the Amity Rescue Squad or a charity of the donor's choice.
ELMER R. NORDBERG
PENBROOK Elmer R. Nordberg, 88, of Penbrook, died Nov. 1, 2001, in Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 18, 1912, in Driftwood, Pa., the son of Oscar and Jennie Nordberg.
He was a graduate of the former Pennsylvania State College, a Navy veteran of World War II, a former Scoutmaster, and a member of Susquehanna Valley Evangelical Free Church, Lower Paxton Township and the Harrisburg Friendship Force .
He retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Crop Reporting Service, Harrisburg, Pa, was active in the establishment of the vine yards, for the Laurel Mountain Winery, DuBois., and instrumental in the formation of Suburban East Meals on Wheels, Harrisburg.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Louise Nordberg; two sons, John A. of DuBois and Robert A. of Driftwood; two stepsons, William C. Dunn of Mechanicsburg and brothers, Carol O. of Fairview, Pa., and Herman L. of Emporium, Pa.: three sisters, Lillian S. Crosby of Emporium, Nellie Causebrook of Wellsville, and Clara Jordan of Philadelphia, Pa.; five grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by daughter Nancy and brothers Albert and Earl; and his parents.
Services were held Nov. 5, 2001 in Hetrick Funeral Home, Susquehanna Township. Burial was in East Harrisburg Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the building fund of his church, 6433 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, Pa., 17111.
MARY LOUISA BRUCE SCOTT
TURNER'S FALLS, Mass Mary Louisa (Bruce) Scott, formerly of Wellsville and recently of Hadley Mass., died on November 20, 2001 at the Farren Care Center in Turner's Falls, Mass.
Mrs. Scott was born in Wellsville, the daughter of Mary (Rockwell) Bruce and Vivian Randall Bruce of Wellsville. She grew up in Elmira and was a graduate of the Elmira Free Academy and Elmira College
Her husband, Andrew Allen Scott of Elmira and Wellsville, died in 1978.
She is survived by two daughters, Janet B. Scott of Hadley, Mass., and Molly Scott, of Charlemont. Mass.; four grandchildren, Kristin T. Hall of Hadley, Robin J. Chesnut-Tangerman of Middletown Springs. Vt., Maya S. Gillingham of San Francisco, Calif., and Ian Gillingham of Portland, Ore., as well as five great-grandchildren and a sister, Helen (Bruce) Thompson of Binghamton, NY
Mrs. Scott was active in the Girl Scout Council and Wellsville Board of Education, and worked for many years at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville, serving as Acting Director for nearly ten years. She was a member of the Congregational Church.
A memorial service and burial will be held in Wellsville in the spring of 2002. Memorial Gifts may be made to the David A. Howe Public Library.
HARRY E. THOMAS
WELLSVILLE Harry E. Thomas, formerly of Wellsville, died Nov. 21, 2001.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1914.
In Buffalo, on Oct. 11, 1948, he married Elizabeth Grace Macdonald.
Surviving are the couple's five children: Hari Mandir Singh (Harry) and wife of Ottawa, Canada, Dorothy of Steamboat, Springs, Colo., John of Laramine, Wyo., Robert of Longmont, Colo. and Rick of Erie, Pa.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Harry was Buffalo policeman (motorcycle division) from 1942-1957. He and Grace purchased the Wellsville Hotel in 1957. Grace predeceased Harry in 1980.