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Obituary for Mary Ellen Dashnaw

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.