ALLEGANY - Blanche M. Dutton, of 39641 Five Mile Road, passed away Thursday (April 11, 2013) at Absolut Care of Allegany after a short illness.
Born Aug. 19, 1924, in Humphrey, she was a daughter of the late Nathan and Blanche Stone Williams. She was married to Harold Dutton, who predeceased her.
Mrs. Dutton was a lifelong resident of Allegany.
She was employed at American Olean Tile Co., retiring in 1985 after 40 years of service.
Blanche was a past secretary and treasurer for the Five Mile Cemetery for many years. Mrs. Dutton was a member of the 60 Plus Club, where she made arrangements for their bus tours. She enjoyed crocheting and doing plastic canvas.
Surviving are a daughter, Laura A. Snider of Allegany; three sons Harold D. Dutton of Portville, Robert E. Dutton of Hinsdale and Duane (Nina) Dutton of Tulsa, Okla.; six grandsons; five granddaughters; several great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Beulah Baldwin of Olean and Gertrude Keim of Allegany.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a grandson, Jason Snider; four brothers, Ivory W. "Ike" Williams, Nathan "Tink" Williams, Clifford Williams and Lawrence Williams; two sisters, Eva Wilber and Charlotte Tyler; and a son-in-law, Ralph E. Snider.
The family will receive friends at Guenther Funeral Home, 1303 E. State St., Olean, Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Monday (April 15, 2013) at 11 a.m. The Rev. William Allen will officiate.
Burial will be in Five Mile Cemetery, Allegany. Memorials may be made to the Allegany Fire Department.