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Eloise A. SPICER

August 9, 1929 — October 16, 2022

Wellsville, NY


Eloise A. SPICER, 93, of Wellsville, NY, died Sunday, October 16, 2022 in the Comfort House of Allegany County, Wellsville. 


Born August 9, 1929, in Hallsport, she was the daughter of Richard and Alice Scott Billings.  On November 18, 1947, she married John L. Spicer, who predeceased her on July 21, 2022. They were married for 74 years and lived in the home they built together. A graduate of Wellsville High School, she was employed as a telephone operator, as a secretary by Dr. Harkness, and retired from Dr. Scott’s office in Wellsville.  She enjoyed flower gardening, birds, and loved fireworks.  Eloise was a lifelong member of the Christian Temple Church, where she sang in the choir for many years. 


Surviving are:  three children, Suzanne (Charles) Neal, John Spicer Jr., and Jennifer (Adam) Sorochin, all of Wellsville;  11 grandchildren, Holli and Ben Polselli, Seth, Joshua and Justin Spicer, Kristi Neal and Alvin Leath, Craig (Currie) Neal, Scott (Rachel) McMorris, Gabrielle Sorochin, and future grandson, Hunter Payne;  seven great-grandchildren, Vada and Milo Spicer, Nora, Rowan and Milo Leith, and Logen and Lydia Neal;  a brother, Roger Billings of Hallsport;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Eleanor Howe and Betty Coats;  and a sister-in-law, Margaret Billings. 


There will be no visitation. 


Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, October 24, 2022 at OLNEY-FOUST Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville. 


Memorials may be made to Comfort House of Allegany County, 141 E. State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895 or Woodlawn Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 82, Wellsville, NY 14895. 


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