Dolores Andrus

Obituary of Dolores J. Andrus

CANISTEO: Dolores J. Andrus, 92, formerly of 10th St. passed away peacefully Wednesday morning September 23, 2020 at the Updyke Willow Ridge Quality Care Home in Hornell where she had resided since December of 2012. Dolores was born February 3, 1928 in Canisteo to the late Rollin L. and Verda (Stewart) Harvey. On September 1, 1947 in Canisteo she married Harold R. Andrus who predeceased her on January 15, 2000. She was also predeceased by a brother Ernest “Sonny” Harvey. She was a graduate of Canisteo Central School and had attended Geneseo Teacher’s College for two years. She worked at the former Dartt’s Grocery Store in Cameron in the meat department and as a clerk at Grant’s Department Store in Waterloo. She retired from the meat dept. at Topps Super Market in Lockport, NY after 23 years. Dolores was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling in her later years, to concerts in Branson, MO and Sheas Buffalo. She also loved to watch the Lawrence Welk show on television. She was a member of the Canisteo Wesleyan Church. Dolores is survived by a son Charles (Zena) Andrus of Canisteo, two daughters: Connie Hosfeld of Canisteo and Carol (Tim) Taylor of Sherbourne. 9 grandchildren: Christofer (Jaimie) Andrus, Peter Andrus, Philip (Molly) Andrus, Jim Chambers, Jason Hosfeld, Sarah (Mike) Huntone, Brian (Kristi) Taylor, Erin (Hiram) Goodrich and Matthew (Chelsea) Taylor and several great grandchildren. Dolores is also survived by a sister-in-law Patricia Harvey of Canisteo. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, September 26, at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St. in Canisteo where funeral and committal services will take place immediately following calling hours. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Canisteo. The family would like to express their heart felt gratitude for the wonderful care given to Dolores by the staff at Updyke’s, her extended family. Memorial contributions in Dolores’s name may be made to either the Canisteo Ambulance Fund, c/o Mike Wilson, 14 South Main St. Canisteo, NY 14823 or to the Alsheimer's Association.
Saturday
26
September

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday, September 26, 2020
H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home - Canisteo
29 East Main Street
Canisteo, New York, United States
(607) 698-4552
Saturday
26
September

Funeral Service

12:30 pm
Saturday, September 26, 2020
H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home - Canisteo
29 East Main Street
Canisteo, New York, United States
(607) 698-4552

Burial

Hillside Cemetery
Greenwood St.
Canisteo, New York, United States
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