Lucille N. Carlson, 94, formerly of Cheney's Point, Ashville, N.Y., died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2013), at Kirk-haven Skilled Facility, Rochester, N.Y.
She was born Oct. 30, 1918, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Arthur and Bertha Nelson. She was the widow of Clifford K. Carlson, whom she married in 1938.
A lifelong resident of Cheney's Point, Lucille was actively involved in scouting activities at Chautauqua Central School, the American Legion, Office for the Aging, Lakewood Rod & Gun, Eastern Star, and volunteering at the WCA Hospital Gift shop.
Lucille N. Carlson
She had worked at Helman's Grocery, Chautauqua Provisions, Fanny Farmer Candy and Peterson's Corn Crib Candies.
She was a member of the Mayville Methodist Church until 2003, when she moved to Rochester, to be close to her daughter, and joined the Brighton Reformed Church.
She enjoyed her friends and neighbors, and loved helping people.
Some of her hobbies included Brazilian embroidery, bowling and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Bertha Nelson; her husband, Clifford K. Carlson; a brother, Raymond Nelson; a sister, Alfreda Anderson; and a granddaughter, Julie Rosenborg.
She is survived by a daughter, Jeanine (Don) Oosterveen of Rochester; a son, Clifford K. Carlson Jr. (Sue) of Jamestown; three grandchildren: Cindy (Kevin) Rodgers of Jamestown, Lisa Carlson of Jamestown, and Jennifer (Mitch) Schmidt of Radnor, Pa., and four great-grandchildren: Aidan and Collin Rodgers, and Miranda and Gavin Schmidt of Radnor, Pa..
The funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dayle F. Keefer will officiate. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Ashville, N.Y.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service Saturday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers. we suggest you make a donation in Lucille's name to your local church or favorite charity.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Lucille at www.lindfuneralhome.com.