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Michele L. RIX

July 14, 1970 — April 8, 2022

Michele L. Burgess RIX, 51, of Wellsville, NY, died Friday, April 8, 2022 in her home.

Born July 14, 1970, in Wellsville, she was the daughter of Dale F. and Dawn M. Johnson Burgess.  She was a 1988 graduate of Scio Central School.  Michele continued her education to be a veterinarian technician for her love of animals.

Surviving are: her father, Dale Burgess of Wellsville; two daughters, Maegan M. Rix of Wellsville and Rachael E. (Mike Spear) Rix of Petrolia; two grandchildren, Madison Hall and Jaxson Spear; and her significant other of 12 years, Gregory Graham of Wellsville.  She was predeceased by her mother, Dawn Burgess; and her sister, Deedra Washburn.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville.  Rev. Carl Kemp will officiate.  Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Scio.

Memorials may be made to Knights Creek Church, 2987 County Road 9, Scio, NY 14880.

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