WOLCOTT - Ella Rowena Blake went to our Lord on October 11, 2013 at age 88.
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A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, (October 27) at the First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to The First Baptist Church of Wolcott, 6025 New Hartford St., Wolcott, N.Y. 14590 or The
, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Born January 27, 1925 to Ralph and Margaret Mason of Wolcott, she was a 1942 graduate of Leavenworth High School and a 1943 graduate of RBI in secretarial science. Rowena was a cashier at several local businesses and was very active in the community as a dispatcher for WAVAC, driver for Meals-on-Wheels, coordinator of the Food Pantry and election inspector for Town of Butler. As a 76 year member of The First Baptist Church of Wolcott, she served as church secretary for many years and was a member of the American Baptist Women.
Rowena is survived by her sons, Woodrow (Linda) of Winston-Salem, N.C., Barry (Cindy) of Wolcott and Dennis of Wolcott; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Betty Everett and Gerda Mason and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Leon Marshall Blake, her brother Leonard "Spike" Mason and daughter-in-law Mary Blake.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Farnsworth-Keysor Funeral Home
Farnsworth-Keysor Funeral Home
5025 Main St North Rose, NY 14516
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22, 2013