Mrs. Patricia Louise Bryant, age 74, of Rte. 353, Salamanca, New York died Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York.
Born on June 22, 1937 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late Howard & Catherine Bartoszek Wolford. She was married on April 12, 1954 to Mr. George Bryant Sr. who survives.
Mrs. Bryant was employed at the former Bells Supermarket and Loblaw's Supermarket for 25 years prior to retirement.
She was a member of the former Women of the Moose Chapter #62, a social member of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535, the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F. Ahrens Post #5296 and the former BPO Elks Lodge #1025. She was an avid card player. She enjoyed her family and was a dedicated and loving wife and mother.
Surviving besides her husband are: 5 daughters, Vicki Wagoner, Salamanca, New York, Cheryl (Denny) DeBoy, Great Valley, New York, Catherine (Richard Tucker) Shinners, Great Valley, New York, Bonnie Krape, Mill Hall, PA, Louise (Steve Tome) Bryant, Salamanca, New York; 2 sons, Bruce Bryant, Sawmill Run, Little Valley, New York, George ( Shelley) Bryant Jr., Sawmill Run, Little Valley, New York; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Joseph Wolford, Salamanca, New York, John Wolford, Salamanca, New York; several nieces and nephews.
Private visitation and funeral services will be held 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.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, New York.
The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association.
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