Caroline M. MCClune
Mrs. Caroline MCClune, age 90, of Prospect Avenue, Salamanca, New York, died early Saturday morning at Olean General Hospital following a long illness.
Born on April 22, 1917 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late Frank and Carrie Stroud Riley. She was married to Mr. DEForest MCClune, former Cattaraugus County Sheriff, who predeceased her on December 30, 1966.
Mrs. MCClune was a former matron at the Cattaraugus County Jail and also worked for the Salamanca Moose Club.
She was a member of the St. Patrick's Altar and Roseary Society, a charter member of the Women of the Moose Lodge Chapter #96, Salamanca, New York, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535, a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F. Ahrens Post #5296, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Lodge #681, a life member of the Salamanca Volunteer Fireman Ladies Auxiliary nd a volunteer member of ECHO.
Mrs. MCClune was a devoted mother and grandmother, who enjoyed ball games and all her friends. She helped raise 3 generations of the MCClune family.
Surviving are: 1 son, Mr. John "Jack" MCClune, Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, New York, 3 grandchildren: William (Rose) MCClune, Richard (Ruth) MCClune, Micheal (Nadine) MCClune, 12 great grandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs. Joseph (Lucille) Carley, East State Street, Salamanca, New York; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by 1 son, Mr. William MCClune; 1 grandson, Jonathan MCClune; 2 sisters and 5 brothers.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Friday (July 6, 2007) from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (July 6, 2007) at 11:00 A.M. in St. Patrick's Church.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York,
In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials to the donors choice or an area rescue squad.