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  • Gender Female 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I73526  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2022 

    Father Straight, Merle Kenneth,   b. 25 Nov 1917, Andover, Allegany County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1947, Annin Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Mother Appleby, Lorraine E.,   b. 15 Apr 1921, Bolivar, Allegany County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 2005, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1940  Eldred, McKean, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 5 children 
    +1. Straight, Stephen James,   b. 21 Feb 1941, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 2018, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Straight, Clayton John,   b. Abt 1942, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +3. Straight, Arthur Gaylord,   b. 20 Oct 1943, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1986, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
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     5. Straight, Merleyn Kay,   b. 24 Sep 1947, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2017, Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     
    Family ID F29559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F29560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 15 Jul 2022.
      Memorial ID 125859766
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125859766

      Loraine E. Appleby Straight
      Birth 15 Apr 1921
      Bolivar, Allegany County, New York, USA
      Death 11 Jan 2005 (aged 83)
      Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
      Burial
      Maple Lawn Cemetery
      Bolivar, Allegany County, New York, USA

      Loraine A. Straight
      loving mother, community volunteer

      Olean, NY - Loraine A. Straight of 350 Front St. died Tuesday (January 11, 2005) in the Olean General Hospital.

      Born April 15, 1921 in Bolivar, NY she was the daughter of Phill and Irma Maxson Appleby. On July 16, 1940 in Eldred, PA she married Kenneth Merle Straight who predeceased her January 10, 1947.

      Mrs. Straight was a graduate of Otto-Eldred High School and worked for McGraw Edison Co., now Cooper Power Systems, in Olean for over 30 years, retiring in 1983.

      She attended Christ United Methodist Church in Olean and had been very active as a volunteer for the former St. Francis Hospital as well as a day captain for Meals on Wheels through the RSVP program. She was a former Lady Elk in Olean and was a former member of the Olean Senior League. She also served as an ombudsman for the former Cattaraugus County Nursing Home (now The Pines) in Olean.

      Surviving are two sons Steven "Jim" (Anne) Straight of Olean and Clayton John Straight; 2 daughters Katherine (James) Martel of Rochester and Merleyn Kay Straight of Rogue River, OR; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 1 sister Alice Abrams of Tucson, AZ and several nieces and nephews.

      In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by a stepmother Minerva Fagan; a son Arthur Straight in April 1986; a granddaughter Stephanie Martel; 2 brothers Arthur A. Appleby and Lawrence P. Appleby and 1 sister Phyllis Ford.

      Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar, NY.

      Memorials may be made to The Rehabilitation Center 1439 Buffalo St. Olean, NY or to a charity of the donor's choice.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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