Lois Ann Wilcox

Lois Ann Wilcox

Lois Ann Wilcox, 75, formerly of Tanglewood Manor, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, Dec/ 5, 2018, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility.

An area resident for most of her life, she was born March 9, 1943, in Olean, N.Y., a daughter of the late Gilbert L. and Clara M. Cole Wilcox.

Lois was a 1961 graduate of Jamestown High School and following graduation immediately began working for Hopes Windows, now Hopes Architectural Products, where she worked as a secretary in various departments from 1961-91. After working at various jobs for a few years, she found her final place of employment as a typist for the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services, where she worked from 1991 to 2007 retiring on Dec. 13, 2007.

She was a very religious and kind person and before her health diminished was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. She was also a volunteer at the St. Susan’s Soup Kitchen, was an avid reader and a fan of the Buffalo Bills and NASCAR Racing.

Surviving are her sister, Ruth A. Scavone Crandall of Jamestown; a niece, Linda (Pete) Fisher of Bend, Ore.; two nephews: Tom (Janet) McCrea of North Bend, Ore., and Richard (Debbie) McCrea of Neveda.

Besides her biological parents, she was preceded in death by her adoptive parents, Philip E. and Anna T. Wilcox; a sister, Margaret “Peggy” McCrea; and a niece, Diane Perkins.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family in the Lind Funeral Home. Visitation will not be observed. Inurnment will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.

You may leave words of condolence to Lois’s family at www.lindfuneralhome. com.