Gertrude Emily “Trudy” Ostrander

Gertrude Emily “Trudy” Ostrander, 96, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility, Jamestown, N.Y.

She was born May 22, 1921. in Napoli, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ernest and Emily Waite.

Trudy graduated from Randolph Central. She worked at AVM (Automatic Voting Machine) for many years. She loved tending to her gardens, walking, dancing and baking. She will be remembered for her sweet smile and sparkling blue eyes. She had a passion for chocolate chip cookies.

Trudy is survived by her niece, Martha Burgess of Rochester, N.Y.; her sister-in-law, Alta O. Martenson, of Lakewood, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Alden W. Ostrander; an infant daughter, Ronda Ostrander; a sister, Helen Tarbox; and a brother, Gerald Waite.

Funeral services are private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home, 316 E. Fifth St., Jamestown, NY.

To light a candle or to send condolences to Trudy’s family please visit www.presentsixbey funeral.com.