Frances Odessa Ware (nee Wahl) of Barker, NY, entered into rest Friday, October 3, 2014 in Odd Fellow and Rebekah Health Care Facility. Frances (known to many as Grandma Dee) was born in Buffalo, NY on February 23, 1921, the daughter of the late Elmer and Myrtle Westermeyer Wahl. She worked at Lockport Felt Company in Newfane, NY and later worked as a Nurse’s Aide for Newfane Health Care Facility. Frances (Dee) was a member of Assembly of God Church in Barker, NY. She also was in a bowling league, golf league and loved to knit, crochet, cook and bake for family and friends. Mother of Linda (Richard) Martello of Wayland, NY, Thomas Ware of Barker, NY and the late Terrance and Richard Ware. Mother-in-law of the late Sarabeth Ware. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Sister of Alice Gabriel of Buffalo, NY and the late Elmer, Henry, William, John, Robert, Newton and James Wahl, Martha Stressing, Margaret Renner, Anna Pascoe, Clara Arnold and Eleanor Scheuneman. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Graveside services will be held in Corwin Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence to the family.
Source: Union-Sun & Journal (Lockport, NY) – Saturday, October 4, 2014