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Phyllis Mae Eastman

March 15, 1930 — September 21, 2019

Hinsdale – Phyllis Mae Eastman "Loving Mother, Grandmother & Sister"

            Phyllis M. Eastman of 3717 Main Street, pass away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at home following a lengthy illness.

            Phyllis was born on March 15, 1930 in Franklinville and was the daughter of Donald and Beatrice Benjamin Woodruff.  On February 19, 1946 in Franklinville, she married her husband of 43 years , Wilfred C. Eastman, who predeceased her on July 30, 1987.

            Phyllis worked at Olean American Tile Company for over 40 years, where she retired in 1989.  She was a member of the Hinsdale Fire Department and Auxiliary, the Cattaraugus County Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary, the Southwester Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary, the Fireman's Association of New York, the Rebecca Lodge, the Portville American Legion Auxiliary, the Olean Veteran's of Foreign Wars, the Cootiette Club, and the Hinsdale Guys and Gals, holding various positions in all of these organizations.

            Phyllis is survived by; 3 children, Eugene E. Eastman of Hinsdale, Kenneth D. (Joyce) Eastman of Delevan, and Linda S. Schmidt of Hinsdale, 7 grandchildren, Amanda Eastman, Andrew Eastman, Alton Eastman, Jr., Michael Eastman, Douglas Schmidt, Robert Brookins, and Tanya Lightner; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 2 siblings, Delorice Peterson of  and Carl (Donna) Woodruff both of Olean; a sister-in-law, Nancy Woodruff of New Port Richy, FL; and a daughter-in-law, Pam Eastman of Hinsdale.

            Along with her loving husband, Phyllis was predeceased by; 2 sons, Alton and David Eastman; a grandson, Stephen Schmidt; a granddaughter, Jessica Eastman; 2 brothers, Dana & JoLee Woodruff; and 2 sisters, Helen Wilber and Pearl Swanson.

Service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 at 11:00 only at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. There will ne no prior visitation. Mr. Monroe Bishop will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

            Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,646 East State Street, Olean.  Online condolences may be made at

            Flowers are gratefully declined.  Memorials may be made to the Hinsdale Fire Department, 3832 Main Street, Hinsdale, New York 14743 or to the Home Care and Hospice, 1225 West State Street, Olean, New York 14760.

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