Nancy C. Sutton
1950 - 2021
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JIMERSONTOWN - Nancy C. Sutton, 70, of Jimersontown, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 23, 2021) at home, surrounded by her family and dear friends, following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 4, 1950, in Salamanca, she was the daughter of the late Leo E. John Sr. and Vivian Warrior Martin. She was married June 6, 2009, to Daniel C. Sutton, who predeceased her in 2014.

She was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and of the Beaver Clan.

Nancy attended Salamanca High School, Class of 1968, and Olean Business Institute.

She had been employed in the clerical department for the Seneca Nation of Indians for over 15 years. She had also previously been employed with the former Fancher Furniture Company in Salamanca.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, cookouts and attending movies. She was a Denver Broncos and Buffalo Sabres fan. She was a member of the Coldspring Longhouse and the Eagles Club in Olean.

Surviving are two daughters, Trishelle (Barney Clark) Murphy of Salamanca and Ronda John-Murphy of Jimersontown; a son, Brian (Christine) Murphy of Salamanca; a stepdaughter, Kimberly (John) Ricci of Allegany; 13 adoring grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Elaine John; and three brothers, Leo John Jr., Craig John and Eric John.

Friends may call all day today (Feb. 25, 2021) at the family home, 3731 Center Road, Jimersontown. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday (Feb. 26, 2021) at the family home, with members of the Coldspring Longhouse officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery, Jimersontown.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca.

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Published in Olean Times Herald on Feb. 25, 2021.
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