O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Carol A. Schreckengost

Mrs. Carol Schreckengost, 82, of Salamanca, NY died Wednesday morning, October 23, 2019 at Olean General Hospital, following a short illness.

Born October 10, 1937 in Philippi, WV, she was the daughter of the late Noel and Georgia Poling. She was married on January 7, 1956 to Mr. William “Bill” Schreckengost, who predeceased her on October 17, 2015.

She had been employed in the housekeeping department of the former Salamanca District Hospital. She had also been employed as a machinist at Fitzpatrick & Weller in Ellicottville, NY for over 15 years and at the Salamanca PennySaver.

Mrs. Schreckengost was a member of the Church of Christ in Salamanca and the Salamanca Senior Center. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and will be remembered for her generosity and her famous fruitcake. She was an avid reader and enjoyed sewing and listening to music.

Surviving are: five daughters, Carla (David) Van Note, Eden NY, Dodie (Jay) Nolet, Salamanca, NY, Tina (Paul) Gullifer, Kane, PA, Fay (Mike) Schaefer, MD, Mary (Billy) Owens, Kill Buck, NY; two sons, LeRoy (Jamie) Schreckengost, Vail, AZ, Adam (Patti) Schreckengost, Hamburg, NY;14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Dorothy Daugherty, WV, Mary Burner, OH, Donna (Steve) Stevens, AZ, Sharon Johnson, NC, Nancy (Larry) Pierce, Salamanca, NY; two brothers, Noel (Linda) Poling, Salamanca, NY, Virgile (Sandra) Poling, Bradford, PA; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Rolanna Kim Schreckengost, three sisters, Ruth Carder, Norma Jean Jones, Theresa Weidlich.

A memorial visitation will be held at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 2 – 4 p.m. with Bruce Roberts officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

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