SALAMANCA – Eunice M. Linsler, 81, of Salamanca, passed away Tuesday (Oct. 15, 2013) at Absolut of Salamanca after an extended illness.
She was born Nov. 17, 1931, in West Valley, the daughter of the late Henry and Dorothy (Goodemote) Feldman.
Mrs. Linsler was employed at Cattaraugus County Social Services for many years, until her retirement in 1994.
She was a member of Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ellicottville and its Altar and Rosary Society, Holy Cross Club, Ellicottville American Legion Post No. 659 and was past president of the Salamanca Lions Club. She was a 1950 graduate of West Valley Central School and had attended St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in West Valley.
Mrs. Linsler is survived by a son, James P. Linsler Jr. of Ellicottville; six daughters, Donna M. Stratford of Gaffney, S.C., Doris A. Linsler of Cheektowaga, Denise M. (Rod) Mitchell of Ellicottville, Mary Kay (Mickey) Kelly of Morningview, Ky., Connie F. Valentine of Nashville, Tenn., and Jeanette R. (Stephen) Woodruff of Morrisonville; seven grandchildren, Matthew J. and Dustin D. Linsler, William J. (Rebecca) Stratford, Michael J. Stratford, and Erik R., Rachael S. and Andrew C. Woodruff; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Donald, Gerald (Gertie), Louis and Clifford (Valerie) Feldman; a sister, Eleanor Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Ellsworth and Raymond Feldman; and two sisters, Doris DiGati and Marilyn Schaffner.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the O'Rourke Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., in Little Valley. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday (Oct. 18, 2013) at Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ellicottville. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in honor of her daughter, Donna M. Stratford, or her niece, Christine Anspach.
O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc Funeral Home
25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Oct. 17, 2013