Wellsville - Alice E. Liguori
Alice E. Liguori, age 96, passed away peacefully at the Wellsville Manor Nursing Home on February 19, 2019.
Alice was born April 22, 1922 in Meridian, PA to Alice Charlier Smith and Lester Leroy Smith who predeceased her. She graduated from Evans City High School in Pennsylvania. On April 13, 1943 in Christ Church of Walton, NY she married A. Charles Liguori of Walton, NY who predeceased her in 1990.
Alice loved classical music, both at home and at concerts presented by the Friends of Good Music; gardening; and sharing the beauty of her flowers with others, becoming known as the Flower Lady. She was employed for many years at the Vivian Dress Shop in Olean, NY and later as a seamstress in her own home on Prospect St. in Olean. She also volunteered for the Red Cross for many years at Olean Memorial Hospital. She was a devoted member of her church, St. Stephen’s Episcopal, where she taught church school for many years, was President of the Parish Council of Women and Altar Guild, served several years on the Vestry, was a Chalice Bearer, Lay Reader, Lay Eucharistic Minister, and visitor. For many years, Alice was a volunteer at the Olean General Hospital Auxiliary, American Red Cross Bloodmobile for 26 years, Interfaith Caregivers and the Merry Maids Service Club. She was also associated with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Campfire Girls.
Surviving are a daughter, Suzanne (Ronald) Foley of Wellsville; a son Timothy (Maureen) Liguori of Fairfield, CA.; a grandson, Matthew Taylor of Olean; great-grandson Aiden Taylor; great-granddaughter Rhiannon Taylor; great-granddaughter Chaustin (Jason) Anderson; and her sister, Betty Andrews of Cranberry Township, PA. She was predeceased by her other three sisters and eight brothers.
Alice and her family appreciated the excellent care she received from the dedicated staff at Wellsville Manor.
She donated her remains for the purpose of scientific research to the University of Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program.
Donations in her memory may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 109 South Barry Street, Olean, New York 14760 or the American Red Cross, 786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14209.
A Memorial Service will be held at a date and time to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com