Bowler Memorial Cemetery
Town of Genesee
Established in 1989. Donated by A.L. & E.K. Torrey
Located off Rt. 417 at Bowler Crossing and Sanford Hollow Road in Little Genesee, NY

Photos by Eleanor Schwalb

ANDERSON, Donald L. Spouse of Lois Sanderson Born 7/19/1938 died 11/27/2021 Age 83y - Son of R.V. & Norene Bailey Andrews b. Port Allegany, PA d. Ceres, NY Wed 1/8/1966 - US Army Vet
BAKER, Henry Spouse of Mollie Weimer Born 9-1-1914 died 1-3-2008 - Son of Jacob & Molly Rich
BAKER, Mollie Spouse of Henry Born 10-5-1912 died 9-20-2008 Age 95y - Dau of Henry & Alice Elizabeth Jergeson Weimer b. Shadok OK d. Wellsville NY Wed 7-24-1936 in Littleton CO
BALL, Marie D. Born 1935 died 2002
BARRETT, Clarence F. Jr. Spouse of Lauretta Born 1927 died 1994 - WW II Vet, US Navy
BARRETT, Randy L. Spouse of Deanna Geffers Born 4-27-1957 died 6-29-2007 Age 50y - Son of Francis & Edna Rix Barrett b. Olean NY d. Ceres NY, Wed 11-4-2000 in Bolivar NY
BENJAMIN, Philip E. Born 9/21/1958 died 11/10/2016 Age 58y - Son of Doug & Sherry Benjamin b. Rochester NY d. Cortland NY - Post-Vietnam Vet, US Air Force, M/Sgt. 25-year career in Air Force and National Guard.
BLAKESLEE, Ronald M. Spouse of Shirley J. Torrey Born 11-1-1933 died 4-24-1995 - Korean War Vet, US Air Force, AIC
BLAKESLEE, Shirley J. Torrey Spouse of Ronald M. Born 1933 died 1998
BLUHM, Herbert B. 'Rev. Born 1/29/1931 died 7/4/2012
BURDICK, Donald R. Born 2-5-1944 died 10-26-2004
CARLIN, Marilyn R. Born 2-26-1939 died 6-21-2004
CARLYLE, William H. Spouse of Gweneth L. Born 1926 died 2005 - Wed 12-25-1948 - WW II, Korea, and Vietnam Vet, US Navy, SF1
CHARLES, Beverly A. Spouse of Donald Born 12/11/1937 died 2/10/2014 - Dau of Gerald & Charlotte Russell Farr Sr., born and died in Allegany NY. Wed 5-1-1981 in Portville NY
CHILDS, Philip E. Born 1/7/1944 died 3/6/2010 Age 66y - Son of Carl & Helen Paffie Childs, b. Olean NY d. Elmira NY. Struck and killed by a car while walking - Uncategorized Vet, US and Ohio Natl Guard – 17yrs.
CHIND, Sara I. (Cocco) Spouse of Richard A. Born 5/26/1960 died 1/14/2012 Age 51y - Dau of Theodore & Louise Lee Cocco, b. Los Angeles CA d. Wellsville NY. Wed 7-21-1979 in Belmont NY
COLTER, Guy B. Spouse of Nina K. Born 1928 died 2001
COMMON, John A. Spouse of #1 Rita LaRuche, #2 Kimberly Bechdel Born 2/16/1940 , died 12/4/2017 age 77y - Son of William & Myrtle Mae (Mitchell) Common b. Shinglehouse PA d. Wellsville NY. Wed Rita 7-1960, four children. (Rita d. 4-23-2008). Wed Kimberly 5-1-2010 Worked Dresser Rand for 45 years also owned & operated Bolivar Service Company for 20 years
COMMON, John A. III Born 8-20-2006 died 2-13-2007 - Son of John and Beth Common.
COMMON, Rita M. (LaRuche) Spouse of John A. Born 7-12-1942 died 4-23-2008 - Dau of Irving & Mary Coughlin LaRuche b. Friendship NY d. in a motorcycle Accident in Alfred NY Wed 9-5-1960 in Friendship NY
COMMON, Tristin A. Born 10-22-2004 died 2-14-2005 - Son of John and Beth Common.
COOLEY, Rosemary (Hitchcock ) Spouse of Grant C. Born 1/11/1943 died 3/5/2010 - Dau of Harvard C. & Doris Shaw Hitchcock b. & d. Olean NY. Wed 12-22-1961 in Knapp Creek. (He d. 11-4-2008)
CRAWFORD, James Michael Born 9-11-2008 died 9-11-2008 - Infant son of Daniel & Karrie Crawford
DAY, Jean Winder Spouse of William Bowler Born 11-3-1924 died 11-9-2005 - Wed 7-11-1943
DAY, William Bowler Spouse of Jean Winder Born 1-24-1920 died 8-4-2006 - Wed 7-11-1943
GARDNER, Joyce Spouse of Leon K. Born 2-6-1947 died 8-10-2000
GINTER, Brent W. Born 4-2-1971 died 6-20-1990
GRAY, Gary A. Spouse of Emily Wiles Born 12/7/1945 died 7-14-2008 Age 62y - Son of Walter & Alma Shaffer Gray b. Kittanning PA d. Bolivar NY. Wed 9-30-1967 in Winchester VA - Vietnam Vet, US Army
GREEN, Brandon Zachary Born 12-13-2007 died 12-13-2007 - Infant son of Chad H. & Kristy R. Forrest Green. Born and died in Buffalo NY
GREENE, Donald L. Spouse of Betty Jean S. Born 1915 died 1992 - WW II Vet, US Army, Pfc
GRISWOLD, Walter Willard Spouse of Sunnie Jean Day Born 9-22-1941 died 6-23-2003 - Wed 12-29-1963
HACKETT, Kenneth C. Spouse of Carolyn S. Childs Born 4/5/1921 died 6/27/2010 - WW II US Army Air Force, Cpl
HACKETT, Robert A. Born 5/12/1957 died 12/29/2015 Age 58y - Son of Kenneth & Carolyn Childs Hackett b. Cuba NY d. Wellsville NY - Post-Vietnam Vet, US Army. 1975-1981
HALLECK, David J. Spouse of Sara J. Sherman Born 6/30/1942 died 11/21/2009 - Son of James & Helen Babcock Halleck, b. Buffalo NY d. Olean NY. Wed 6-19-1965 in Shinglehouse PA
HARTMAN, Andrew Leon Born 9-24-1967 died 2-9-2004 - Beloved Son of Ebert Cody Hartman
HARTMAN, Ebert C. Born 6/16/1937 died 2/2/2011 Age 73y - Son of Ebert G. Hartman & Luwanna Pire Hartman-Spack b. Bradford PA d. Coudersport PA
HENDERSON, Robert P. Sr. Born 1957 died 2003
HUNT, Eric L. Spouse of Alice M. Gardner Born 8/12/1962 died 12/17/2009 Age 47y - Son of Edwin F. & Sandra K. Weber Hunt, b. & d. Wellsville NY. Wed 9-20-1986 in Yorks Corners NY
JOHNSON, William R. Jr. Born 1930 died 2012
KEEGAN, Vicki Leigh McDonald Spouse of John "Major" Keegan Born 12/14/1962 died 5/16/2021 Age 58y - Dau of Theodore & Betty Jane Ransom McDonald, b. Wellsville NY. d. Sebastian, FL.
KINNEY, Henry A. Spouse of Frances S. Born 11-28-1919 died 12-25-1992 - WW II Vet, US Army
LOW, Edth K. Spouse of Eugene J. Born 7-8-1948 died 5/1/2009 Age 60y - Dau of Everett A. and Berdella E. (Erstad) Brugh. Wed in Chula Vist CA on 8-31-1968
MARVIN, Karl L. Born 1955 died 2006
MCCOY, Alta (Whittaker) Spouse of #1Monroe Harvey, #2 Joseph McCoy Born 6/13/1925 , died 3/29/2018 age 92y - Dau of Floyd & Dorothea (Bandcroft) Whittaker b. Franklinville NY d. Olean NY. Wed Monroe 5-22-1944. Wed Joseph 9-2-1967 in Olean NY who died in 2009 Worked for S&H Greenstamp Company in Rochester from 1969 until 1975
MCCOY, Joseph A. Spouse of #1 Ruth McMullen, #2 Alta Whittaker Born 12/23/1924 died 12/19/2009 Age 84y - Son of Leslie A. & Anna Phalen McCoy, b. & d. Olean NY. Wed Ruth 1-26-1946. (She d. 9-2-1967) - WW II Vet, US Army
MCCOY, Martin Born 1952 died 2001 - Son of Joseph A. and Ruth E. (McMullen) McCoy.
MCCOY, Patrick B. Born 11/3/1953 died 3/28/2014 - Son of Joseph A. and Ruth E. (McMullen) McCoy. Born in Olean NY, died in Bath NY. - Vietnam Vet, US Army
MCDONALD, Barbara E. Born 1943 died 1994
MCDONALD, Betty J. Spouse of Theodore R. Born 1931 died 2000
MCDONALD, Roy J. Spouse of Barbara Tarr Born 6/24/1940 died 11/11/2015 Age 75y - Son of Roy & Kate Shelander McDonald, b. Shinglehouse PA d. Bolivar NY. Wed 11-7-1964 in Richburg NY
MCDONALD, Theodore R. "Ted" Spouse of Betty Jane Ransom Born 12/28/1927 died 5/14/2021 Age 9 93y - Son of Roy & Katherine Schelander McDonald, b. Olean NY. d. Little Genesee NY. Wed 3/22/1952 Wellsville, NY. - US Navy
MITCHELL, Celia Irene Spouse of Edwin I. Born 10-7-1930 died 11-9-2007 - Dau of Miles T. & Leapha Peterson Hurd b. Town of Wirt NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 7-3-1949 in Little Genesee NY
PALIDAR, James M. Born 3/7/1996 died 2/26/2019 Age 22y - Son of George Rought & Carol Palidar b. Wellsville, NY d. Ceres Township, McKean County, PA
PHELPS, Louise B. Born 1919 died 2005
PIERCE, Aaron M. Spouse of Susan C. Chadwick Born 10/5/1988 , died 9/13/2013 age 24y - Son of Gerald R. and Darlene L. (McDonald) Pierce. Born in Olean NY, died in Weston's Mills NY. Wed 2-17-2010 in Portville NY, no children. A long-distance trucker.
PIERCE, Brandon M. Born 7/6/1988 , died 8/30/2018 age 30y - Son of Keith & Vicki (Harmon) Pierce b. Olean NY, killed. in West Virginia in work-related accident. Four children. Worked Oil & Gas Fields
PLOETZ, Richard Nathan Born 8/10/1980 died 2007 - No information available
RIPLEY, Richard E. Spouse of Marcia S. Born 1929 died 1999
ROSKEY, Hattie M. Clark Born 12/15/1930 died 6/3/2019 Age 88y - Dau o f Hiland & Charlotte Carndall Clark b. Rushford, NY d. Wellsville, NY
SANFORD, Gordon L. Spouse of Wilma Siedoff Born 4/26/1923 died 6/25/2012 Age 68y - Son of Mark R. & Edna Burdick Sanford, b. Allegany Co NY d. Little Genesee NY. Wed 8-7-1943 at Scott Field IL (Married 68 years), four children - WW II Vet, US Army Air Corps
SANFORD, Wilma M. (Seidhoff) Spouse of Gordon L. Born 1/29/1922 , died 3/23/2018 age 96y - Dau of Clark H. & Nida (Ellis) Seidhioff b. Little Genesee NY d. Battle Creek MI. Wed 8-7-1943 at Scott Field IL (Married 68 years), four children. A teacher. In 1994 both were named 'Citizens of the Year'. Wilma awarded the "Robe of Achievement" for her dedication & service to her Faith
SCHULTZ, Edwin Leroy Jr. Born 8-4-1955 died 4-30-2008 Age 52y - Son of Edwin L. and Joan (Case) Shultz [sic] - Uncategorized Vet, US Marine Corps
SHERMAN, Edgar B. Spouse of Carolyn J. Born 1927 died 2005
SMALL, John R. "Pepper" Spouse of R. Charlene Born 1937 died 1999
SMALL, Tina M. (Smith) Born 5/22/1961 died 11/8/2009 - Dau of John R. [Pepper] & Charlene Nenno Smith, b. Olean NY d. Erie PA
ST. AMOUR, Cecilia J. Spouse of Henry J. Born 1926 died 1992
ST. AMOUR, Henry J. Spouse of Cecilia J. Born 1924 died 2002
TORREY, Adrian B. Spouse of E. Nina Loucks Born 1908 died 1989
TORREY, E. Nina Loucks Spouse of Adrian B. Born 1912 died 2003
TORREY, Judith L. Spouse of Randall J. Born 1947 died 1999
TORREY, Martin W. "Marty" Spouse of Marilyn Granger Born 6/21/1953 died 9/21/2019 Age 66y - Son of Wayne & Thelma Smith Torrey b. Olean, NY d. Florida Wed 4/20/1991 Olean, NY
TORREY, Michael W. Born 5/4/1981 died 10/31/2009 Age 28y - Son of Jody & Jim Persichini & Jody & Chris Torry b. Wellsville NY d. Williamsville NY
TORREY, Thelma J. (Smith) Spouse of Wayne Born 5/3/1932 died 9/14/2009 - Dau of Volney & Mary Metz Smith, b. Olean NY d. Dade City FL. Wed 6-22-1952
VANCUREN, Charles O. Spouse of Beverly A. Torpey Born 11-3-1940 died 12-25-2006 - Son of Melvin H. & Marjorie Amsden VanCuren, Sr. b. Olean, NY. d. Little Genesee, NY. Wed 7-10-1965 in Portville, NY - Vietnam Vet, US Navy, pharmacist
VOSSLER, Barbara K. Born 1936 died 1996
VOSSLER, Benjamin R. Spouse of #1 Barbara K. Brown, #2 Constance Perry #3 Dorothea Hopewell Born 2/11/1936 died 9/25/2010 Age 74y - Son of Arthur & Rose Johnston Vossler, b. Wellsville NY d. Newborn GA. John 3:16
WEBB, William Lynn Spouse of Frances Ann Warner Born 11-21-1934 died 9-25-2002
WORTH, Pamela A . Spouse of Terry Born 1/3/1950 died 8/21/2010 Age 60y - Dau of Edward & Virginia Cummings Miller & Kenneth Howard, b. U/K d. Olean NY. Wed 3-2-1968 in Portville NY
YOUNGS, Brandon M. Born 11/2/1983 , died 6/4/2018 age 34y - Son of Clyde K. & Laurie (Green) Youngs Jr. b. Coudersport PA d. Cuba NY. Worked at I.A. Construction in Portville NY as a loader operator and as a Lab Tech for Glenn O. Hawbaker in Shinglehouse PA
YOUNGS, Clyde K. Sr. Spouse of Louise Anne Phelps Born 7/18/1932 , died 5/8/2015 age 82y - Son of Wilbur & Laura (Scott) Youngs b. Clayton NY d. Portville NY. Wed 4-4-1956 in SC, four sons. Retired from Olean Wholesale after 15 years service - Former Town of Genesee councilman snd supervisor - Longtime Scoutmaster of Troop 65 in Ceres
YOUNGS, Louise A. (Phelps) Spouse of Clyde K. Youngs Sr. Born 3/12/1939 , died 4/27/2018 age 79y - Dau of Chester L. & Louise B. (Consolva) Phelps b. Norfolk VA d. Wellsville NY. Wed 4-4-1956 in SC, four sons. Worked Portville Liquor store and baby sat in her home - also volunteered in the Reading Program at the Bolivar Central School

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