O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
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Lorraine Tome

Lorraine Tome, age 76, of 8323 Old Route 17, Salamanca, New York died Thursday morning, April 29, 2010 at her home following a long illness.

Born on November 15, 1933 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late DeForest & Lillian Jimerson Billy Sr. She was married to Mr. Edward Tome who predeceased her on November 14, 2006.

She was employed in the Deli Department at Parkview Supermarket for 25 years prior to her retirement.

Mrs. Tome was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Deer Clan. She enjoyed flower gardening, bowling, slots, bingo, Yankee’s baseball, NASCAR, and animals.

Surviving are: 2 daughters, Cheryl (Craig Hall) Tome, Sunfish Road, Steamburg, New York, Loretta (Peter) Huson, Brant, New York; 3 sons, Steven Tome, Kieran Tome, Michael Tome, all of Salamanca, New York; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including 3 special nieces, Rae Jones, Jimersontown, New York, Mae Lindstrom, Jamestown, New York, Sharon Miles, York, Pa.; a brother-in-law, Harry Tome, Willow Creek, Pa.; many special friends.

She was predeceased by a son, Louis Tome in 1975, 4 brothers, DeForest Billy Jr., Wilford Billy, Donald Billy, Glenn Jimerson, 6 sisters, Delma Greene, Eleanor Davis, Lucille Billy, Geraldine Jones.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held in the Jimersontown Presbyterian Church,Jimersontown,New York on Monday morning, May 3, 2010 at 11 A.M. with Rev. Kenneth Snyder of the Four Corners United Methodist Church on the Cattaraugus Reservation.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery, Jimersontown, New York.

The family suggests memorials to Homecare & Hospice, 1225 West State Street, Olean, New York 14760 or Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.