PORTVILLE - Kathryn L. Blackmon, of 1788A Portville-Obi Road, passed away Friday (Sept. 28, 2012) at Hart Comfort Home in Wellsville following an illness.
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Kathryn was born on Feb. 19, 1935, in Hinsdale, a daughter of William and Bina Brown Isaman. On Nov. 27, 1954, she married her loving husband of almost 59 years, Stanley F. Blackmon, who predeceased her Aug. 11, 2012.
Kathryn worked in the meat department at Leo's Market and then worked at Crosby Dairy in Hinsdale for many years. Kathryn loved her family and enjoyed taking care of them. She enjoyed playing cards, bowling and especially playing and swimming with her grandchildren. Kathryn loved her Lord and was very active in her church, the West Clarksville Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Stanley F. "Skip" Blackmon of Portville and Randy L. (Melissa) Blackmon of Olean; a daughter, Ann M. (Stephen) Ide of Bolivar; five grandchildren, Brooke (Gary) Fusco, Heather (Arijit Guha) Ehlers, SSgt. Ryan (Erika) Ehlers, Dustin Blackmon and Taylor Blackmon; two great-grandchildren, Evan Fusco and Sophia Ehlers; four brothers, William (Carol) Isaman of Eldred, Ronald "Icky" (Barb) Isaman of Olean, Keith (Ginger) Isaman of Tennessee and Paul (Lynn) Isaman of Olean; and three sisters, Etta Firkel of Bolivar, Donna Mallery of Bradford and Suzanne Isaman of Olean.
Kathryn was predeceased by a sister, June Maine.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, 646 E. State St., Olean. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 2, 2012) at West Clarksville Baptist Church. The Rev. Less Chambers, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Olean.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Clarksville Baptist Church, 9003 County Road 5, West Clarksville, NY 14786, or to the Hart Comfort Home, 141 E. State St., Wellsville, NY 14895.
Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Sept. 30, 2012