Mary Lois (Mary Lou) Westrom

Mary Lois (Mary Lou) Westrom passed away peacefully on April 7, 2018, in Castle Rock, Colo., at the age of 73.

Mary was born on July 22, 1944, in Hornell, N.Y., the daughter of Carl E. and Gertrude M. Benedict. She was a graduate of the University of Buffalo and the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Mary is survived by her son, Ryan (Maribel) Westrom; her granddaughters: Elise and Sofia; her siblings: Carl, John (May) and Elizabeth Benedict; as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; grandparents; her brother, Robert Benedict; and son, Eric C. Westrom.

After retiring from teaching, she enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with her grandchildren.

A private life celebration will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that contributions may be made to the Eric Westrom Memorial Fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. This fund is for the benefit of the Chautauqua Lake Association.