FORESTVILLE - Harriett D. Hubbard, 93, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the Absolut of Dunkirk, Dunkirk, N.Y.
She was born April 22, 1919, in Fredonia, N.Y., the daughter of the late John and Edith (Annis) Dorsett.
She attended Fredonia Normal and Buffalo Business College, and worked for the town of Villenova board of elections for many years. She was an ento-mologist for Cornell Co-Op Extension, where she worked for 40 years with their grape program. Harriet was a 72-year member of First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk, and a member of the Forestville Chapter 247 Order of the Eastern Stars. She served as worthy matron in 1957 with her husband, Sheldon as worthy patron. Several years, she was chaplain for the Forestville Chapter. From October 1970 to 1971, she was appointed Chautauqua district deputy grand matron. Her dedication and loyalty encouraged others to serve also.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband to Alaska, Hawaii and continental USA and Europe.
She cultivated family traditions, holidays, Sun-day dinners, birthdays, and picnics at the pond, making the best homemade bread ever.
Harriet was the quintessential wife, mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother.
She is survived by a son, Robert (Roxanne) Hubbard of Dunkirk, N.Y.; a daughter, Norma C. Colvin of Cherry Creek, N.Y.; her grandchildren: Kara (Cal) Saletta of Fredonia, N.Y., Amber Hubbard of Dunkirk, N.Y., Michelle R. (Richard) Foster of Orlan-do, Fla., and Shannon (Rob) Malak of Kingston, N.Y.; and her great-grandchildren: Kye and Coen Saletta, Jonas Waller, Katelynn, Alexandra, Morgan and Zachary Foster and Ashley Malak.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon Hub-bard, whom she married June 12, 1940; her son-in-law, Charles Colvin; her grandson, Lance G. Colvin; and her brother, Ben Dorsett.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Hills Funeral Chapel, 478 Bal-com Corners, South Day-ton, N.Y. The Rev. Kenneth Pratt of Cherry Creek Assembly of God, will be officiate. Burial will be in the Forestville Cemetery in Forestville.
Visitation will be held at the funeral chapel on Sun-day from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to a breast cancer charity of your choice.
The Eastern Stars will have a memorial service on Sunday at 7 p.m.