Elsie Fanton McANDREWS, 95, of Wellsville, NY, died Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, NY following at short illness.
Born April 6, 1922, in the Town of Willing, she was the daughter of Floyd E. and Grace Church Fanton.
On November 11, 1945, she married Lloyd M. Kervin, who predeceased her on February 3, 1972. On May 20, 1978, she married Vincent L. McAndrews, who survives.
A graduate of Wellsville High School, she worked at Worthington Turbine Division in 1942 before going to the airplane engine plant #2 in Buffalo during WWII. She later worked at the Davies Department Store in Wellsville and again at Turbodyne.
Elsie enjoyed being a homemaker and was a member of the Hallsport Grange and Home Bureau. An avid reader and photographer, she had assembled many photo albums of the wildlife and barns of the area. As a result of her love for the outdoors, she maintained both flower and vegetable gardens. A loving wife and mother and good friend to all that knew her, she will be sadly missed.
Surviving besides her husband, Vincent, are: a son, Steven L. (Deborah) Kervin of Pavilion; grandson, Christopher Kervin of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters, Gladys Fanton, Marion Booth, and Lois Orman; and four brothers, Bernard Fanton, Burrell Fanton, Russell Fanton, and Ralph Fanton.
Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, NY on Monday, July 3, 2017 from 2:00 -- 4:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 4:00 PM, with Mr. Dale Fanton officiating. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hart Comfort House, 141 E. State St., Wellsville, NY 14895.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.wellsvillefuneralhome.com.
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