O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Betty L. Stoeckel

Betty Lou Stoeckel, 92, formerly of Chestnut Street, Salamanca, NY, died Thursday evening, August 8, 2019 at the Pines in Olean, NY, following a short illness.

Born June 11, 1927 in Salamanca, NY, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Viva Whitcomb Stoeckel, and was raised by her grandmother, Phoebe Stoeckel.

She was a member of the former Grace Baptist Church in Salamanca and the former Methodist Church on Highland Avenue in Salamanca, and was a member of Total Senior Care in Olean. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family, embroidering, the outdoors, and was an avid walker.

Surviving are: thirteen cousins, Danan Myers, Salamanca, NY, Jack Stoeckel, Allegany, NY, Lynn Lum, West Amherst, NY, Jay Jones, Todd Jones, Leslie Jones, Cara Jones, all of MT, Ethel Miles, Theresa Redeye, Wayne Redeye, all of Limestone, NY, Sheila Johnson, Salamanca, NY, Diane Maurer, CO, Elaine, CO.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michael Lonto of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church officiating.

Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh