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August 5, 1938 — February 13, 2020

Max R. ELDRIDGE, 81, of Wellsville, NY, died Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, NY.

Born August 5, 1938, in Wellsville, he was the son of Ward P. and Ethel I. Burdge Eldridge.

On August 7, 1965, in Wellsville, he married the former Mary F. Morrison, who predeceased him on March 27, 2018.

A graduate of Wellsville Central School, he served honorably with the US Army from 1961 -- 1963.

Max was employed as a machinist by Dresser Rand in Wellsville.

Surviving are: two children, Thomas Eldridge of Wellsville and Laurie (Nathan) Munley of Buffalo; four grandchildren, Julie (Dustin White) Eldridge, Cameron Munley, Eian Munley, and Lillian Munley; a great-grandson, Chase White; a brother, Dale (Joyce) Eldridge of Wellsville; nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Donna Geffers.

Friends may call at Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, NY on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 5:00 PM. The Rev. William Willson will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville.

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