Lois N. Hitchcock

Lois N. Hitchcock, 88, of 3036 Busti-Stillwater Road, Jamestown, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at home with her family by her side.

She was born March 31, 1931, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Fred and Alice Eklund McGraw.

She was a graduate of Jamestown High School.

Prior to her marriage, she was employed by Persell School as a secretary.

Lois was a member of Busti Church of God, where she was very active in the Food Pantry. Her and her late husband, Glenn, sponsored children thru World Vision and Children of Promise thru the Church of God. She will be remembered of her generosity and her love of her children and grandchildren which she loved to spoil.

Lois is survived by her children: Carol (Walter) Sheldon, Laurel (Brian) Lees, Crystal (Jeff Nordine) Olson, Catherine (David) Frederes and Alice Haglund; her grandchildren: Daniel (fiance, Donne Black) Sheldon, Janelle Sheldon, Joshua (Rebecca) Lees, Elizabeth (Erick) VanDuyne, Rachel (Mike) McSparron, Lorraine (Dominic) Martinelli, Shari (Ed) Bowers, Amanda (Jonathan) Todd, Ashley Frederes, Kimberly (fiance, Javon Keyes) Haglund, Michael (Chianne) Haglund; and 15 great- grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn L. Hitchcock, whom she married Dec. 17, 1955; a daughter, Lynda Hitchcock; a great-grandson, Nathan Potts; brothers: James and Howard McGraw; and sisters: Jane McGraw and Betty Nobbs.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019, in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Scott Smith, of the Busti Church of God, will officiate.

Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home on Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750 or Busti Church of God, 996 Forest Ave Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701.

Words of condolence may be left at www.lindfuneralhome.com.