Mary Ellen  Dashnaw

Mary Ellen Dashnaw

Wednesday, October 26th, 1932 - Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Mary Ellen Dashnaw of Delevan, New York passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at the Bertrand-Chaffee Hospital in Springville at the age of 87.

She was born October 26, 1932 in Buffalo, New York a daughter of the late Eugene and Elizabeth (Bell) Eberhardt. She was a devoted catholic and an active member of St. Mary's Church in Arcade. She was also a member of the Arcade Senior Citizens and a Ladies Auxiliary member. She loved ballroom dancing, bowling and swimming.

She had worked on the assembly line at Prestolite in Arcade for 32 years.

She is survived by her children: Betsy Gilcrease-Dashnaw of Delevan, NY; Francis (Lucinda) Dashnaw, Jr. of Cherryville, NC, Jim Dashnaw of Houston, TX, Patricia (Les) Norcross of Panama City, FL and Judy (George) Barrier of Sandusky, NY; also survived by her sister, Lorraine, grandchildren: Bobby, Kari, Marshall, Tony, Casey, Johnathan, David, Yvonne Kristina, James Jr., Brad, Damien, Dusty, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Francis John Dashnaw and her siblings: Eugene Eberhardt, Jeanette Rice and Thelma Whether and granddaughter, Michelle.

There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
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    SS Peter & Paul Cemetery
    Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
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There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.


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Lisa Anderson

Posted at 06:21am


Posted at 11:13am
Sending our sympathy.. we knew MARY Ellen from St Mary’s church.. She was a very sweet woman🙏🏻❤️, Ed & Judy Witkowski

Dorothy Titus

Posted at 03:58pm
Mary Ellen will be missed by those of us who attended Sunday Mass with her every week at New St Mary's parish.. My sincere sympathy to her family. Dorothy Titus

Peggy Wilcox

Posted at 08:51pm
Judy your mom was a wonderful lady May she rest in peace and may you have peace with God that she's in a good place My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Tim McCormick

Posted at 08:04pm
Mary Ellen was one of a kind. When I moved to Richmond, we stayed in contact. She always remembered both mine and Tyler’s birthday. She also became good friends with my mom and she always asked about me. May God bless her.

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