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 the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services for many years, until her retirement in 1994.
She was a member of the Holy Name of Mary RC Church, in Ellicottville, and its Altar and Rosary Society, Holy Cross Club, Ellicottville American Legion Post #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 RC Church in West Valley.
Mrs. Linsler is survived by a son, James P. Linsler Jr., of Ellicottville; and 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, Erik R., Rachael S. and Andrew C.Woodruff; and four great- grandchildren. Also surviving are 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 called at the O'Rourke Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., in Little Valley, N.Y. on Thursday (Oct. 17, 2013), from 4-8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday (Oct. 18, 2013), at 11 a.m. from Holy Name of Mary RC Church in Ellicottville, N.Y.
Burial was 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 Salamanca Press from Oct. 23 to Nov. 22, 2013