Arlene M. Aaron
1932 - 2013
BORN
1932
DIED
2013
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J W Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. - Wellsville
34 W State St
Wellsville, NY
WELLSVILLE - Arlene M. Aaron, 81, of Stevens Street, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Friday (Nov. 08, 2013).
She was born on April 23, 1932, in Hornell, to Henry and Kathleen Gibson Gottschall. On Nov. 23, 1985, in Wellsville she married William S. "Bill" Aaron, who predeceased her on Oct. 21, 1999.
Arlene was raised in Hornell and had been a resident of Whitesville. She was employed by A.C.E.S. at Alfred State College for 21 years. Arlene was a former member of the Saint Ignatius Church in Hornell and currently was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Her memberships include the Women of the Moose Chapter No. 248 and the Morrison Hayes American Legion Post No. 702 Auxiliary, both of Wellsville.
Arlene took great pride in decorating her house during the holidays, especially at Christmas time. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, playing euchre at the Community Center, as well as cooking and baking for her large family. Arlene will be remembered as the matriarch of her family with a tender loving heart who kept her family together in good times and bad times.
Arlene is survived by a son, Gary (Sandy) Ordway of Wellsville; five daughters, Connie (Don Rodgers) White of Duryea, Pa., Bonnie (Ed) Billings of Whitesville, Deborah Ordway Parker of Wellsville, Darlene (Larry) Fox of Whitesville and Sharon (Dan) Worden of Wellsville; her daughter-in-law, Pam Ordway of Meadville, Pa.; three sisters, Ruth Kendall of Hornell, Mary Lou Daniels of Arkport and Jeanne Babcock of Michigan; a sister-in-law, Fran Gottschall; 16 grandchildren; as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arlene was predeceased by a son, Lawrence R. Ordway; a brother, Richard Gottschall; and a granddaughter, Kathleen Worden.
Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. Arlene's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 12, 2013) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Munro presiding. Burial will take place in Whitesville Rural Cemetery.
Memorials in her name may be given to Susan G. Koman "For the Cure," 5005 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75244.
To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
Published by Olean Times Herald on Nov. 10, 2013.
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My heart is truly broken to see that Arlene has passed. She was a great woman with a big heart. She was a loving mother and my good friend. My condolences to her family. My God take her by the hand and lead her to her rightful place amoung the angels.
Bill Powley
November 19, 2013
Darlene, sorry to hear of you loss. Moms are irreplaceable! You are a strong woman, and a thoughtful person…your mom did a great job.
Barbara Bennett
November 19, 2013
Darlene, Sorry to hear about your Loss,
Ellen Graham
November 12, 2013
sorry to hear about Arlene she was a lady hazel
November 12, 2013
to the family of Arlene sorry she was a ladyhazel
November 12, 2013
to arlenes family was a great lady hazel
November 12, 2013
sorry to arlenes family she was a great lady
hazel
November 12, 2013
Bonnie, So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I remember what a happy lady she was. And her lovely smile! God bless your family. Love, Denise Billings DeSilva
November 11, 2013
Sorry to hear of the passing of Cousin Arlene my sincere condolences to the family.
My prayers are with you. Love, Gerry Percy & family.
November 11, 2013
Sorry to here of the passing of cousin Irlene.Ourthoughts&prayers are with your family at this difficult time Doris&Ray Alger
November 11, 2013

So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Arlene. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
Kathy Kendall Becker
November 10, 2013
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