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Georgianna Farver Stetson

December 7, 2011
Westfield Republican
Georgianna Farver Stetson, 85, of Westfield, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 in Westfield following a long battle with lung disease. She was born on Sept. 26, 1926 in Erie, Pa., a daughter of the late Harley (Park) and Anna Lillian Adler Farver.

Georgianna loved her family, as it was the most important thing in her life and was loved in return by so many. She blessed her family and many others with love, her teaching and her guidance.

She grew up in North East, Pa., and raised her family in Findley Lake and Ripley, N.Y. After retiring, she and her husband Carlton moved to Westfield, N.Y. Georgianna worked hard all her life in and out of her home. She worked in various clerking positions and retired from the office of Roger Hammer Esq. in Westfield, N.Y., as a legal assistant and secretary.

Over the years, Georgianna was actively involved in the Acacia Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Zem Zem Shrineladies, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She was a member of the Westfield United Methodist Church and a past member of the Ripley Presbyterian Church. Georgianna enjoyed her hobbies of knitting and crocheting, sewing, baking and playing cards.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty (Farver) Weinheimer, and one brother, Harley Farver, Jr. Georgianna is survived by her husband of 65 years, Carlton G. Stetson, whom she married Dec. 29, 1945; one daughter, Catherine Deuink and her husband William of Clymer, N.Y.; three sons, John Stetson and his wife Chris of North East, Pa., James Stetson of North East, Pa., and Carter Stetson and his wife Lynn of Westfield, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Julie (Deuink) Burrelli, Jill (Deuink) Pace, Scott Stetson, Shannon Bannister, Abigail Stetson, Lindsay Stetson and Garrett Stetson; seven great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Cassidy, and Isabella Burrelli, Michaela and William Pace and Tyler and Haden Stetson; one sister Eleanor (Farver) Ball of Saegertown, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation and funeral services were held at the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, North East, Pa. Rev. Matthew Golibersuch officiated. Interment was in North East Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505 or to Hospice of Chautauqua Co. 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750. To send condolences please visit

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