Mrs. Alberta Wilkins, 71, of Bear Hollow Road, Great Valley, New York died Wednesday evening (July 3, 2008) at her home.
Born September 25, 1936 in Phillipi, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Burl and Vondale Jones. She was married on June 26, 1970 to Mr. Harold Wilkins who survives.
Mrs. Wilkins was employed as a Cook at Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville, New York prior to her retirement.
She was a member of the Church of Christ, Salamanca, New York, and a past member of the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are: 7 children, Michael (Libby) Poling, West Virginia, Deborah (Gary) Burner, West Virginia, Noletta "Kim" Winship, Killbuck, New York, Craig Poling, Killbuck, New York, Douglas (Jodi) Poling, Great Valley, New York, Robin Quattrone, West Virginia, Mark (Cindy) Poling, Great Valley, New York; 2 step children, Diane (Gary) Bull, Allegany, New York, Duane (Natalie) Wilkins, Napoli, New York; 24 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren; 3 sisters, Anne Gall, Maryland, Barbara Snyder, West Virginia; Rose Schenkman, Venice Fl, several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Andrea Poling.
There will be no visitation.
There will be a graveside memorial service at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.
E condolences can be sent to john @ orourke- orourke.com