H. Elaine Samuelson, 75, of 72 Avalon Blvd., WE, died at 8:08 a.m. Sunday (April 7, 2013), in WCA Hospital.
She was born Sept. 21, 1937, in Jamestown, the daughter of Edgar and Alberta Bascom Wilson.
A 1955 graduate of Jamestown High School, she had been employed as a secretary at The Resource Center, and in earlier years had worked in the account-ing department of WCA Hospital.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she regularly attended Bible study classes. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society, the Lakewood Pinochle Club, and the Cribbage Club, where she enjoyed teaching others how to play.
Elaine loved organizing family get-togethers and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed quilting, crafting and crochet.
Surviving are her husband, J. Robert Samuelson, whom she married Nov. 11, 1997; five children: Dennis R. (Stacy) Roberts of Savannah, Ga., Candy (Tracy Mabes) Borton of Russell, Pa., John M. (Bonny) Samuelson of Jamestown, Robert F. (Kris) Samuelson of Falconer, and Kathryn Burns of Tidioute, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Cheryl DuBois and Rosemary Susan DuBois; two brothers: Robert Du-Bois and Mike Wilson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her previous husband, Charles M. Borton; and by four brothers: Kenneth A. Wilson, Charles W. DuBois, David L. Wilson, and Edward W. Peterson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Pastor Raymond L. Jackson of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Russell, Pa.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the funeral home. To send a message to the family, visit www. presentsixbey funeral.com.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John J. Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY 14228; or to Calvary Baptist Church, 200 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.