O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Carrie H. Wilkes

Carrie H. Wilkes, 98, of Bradford, PA passed away to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, February 9, 2021 at the Bradford Pavilion.

Born January 1, 1923 in Elko, NY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Edna Newton. She was married on June 9, 1979 to Edward R. Wilke s who predeceased her on August 12, 1992 and had previously been married to Henry Whitmer, who predeceased her in 1977.

She enjoyed crocheting, studying her Bible, and was an avid reader.

Surviving are: four daughters, Norma Jean London, Portville, NY, Mary E. Collett, Limestone, NY, Iola Halstead, Painted Post, NY, Gracie Ann (Robert) Hogle, Anderson, SC; a son, Henry W. Whitmer, Salamanca, NY; 13 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; two nephews, Russell and Bryan Newton, Forestville, NY.

She was predeceased by a son, James E. Whitmer, and two grandchildren, Gretna Jean Simmons and John Robert Collett.

There will be no visitation.

Private 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, NY.

Burial will be in Steamburg Cemetery, Steamburg, NY.

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