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Virginia M. (Haskin) Riedesel

January 25, 2012
Westfield Republican

WESTFIELD - Virginia M. (Haskin) Riedesel, age 83, of Eustis, Fla., formerly of Brocton and Westfield, N.Y., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at Florida Hospital-Waterman, Tavares, Fla.

Virginia was born on Jan. 28, 1928 in Maple Springs, N.Y., the daughter of the late Warren and Bernice (Smith) Haskin.

A Westfield and Brocton resident most all her life, she had resided in Eustace, Fla., since 2008. Virginia had been employed by the Chautauqua County Home as a nurse's aide and later did private duty nursing. She had also been employed at Welch Foods in the processing department. Virginia enjoyed flowers, loved her miniature dachshound dog, Ashley, and "tri-chem" painting. However, her main love was for her family.

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Virginia M. (Haskin) Riedesel

She is survived by her two sons, Paul Riedesel of Canandaigua, N.Y., and Rick Riedesel of Eustis, Fla.; six sisters, Martha Sherman, Patricia Cochran, Phyllis Genthner and Judy Hoffman all of Westfield, N.Y., OnaLee Baker of N.M., and Donna Carter of Corry, Pa.; and her two brothers, Larry Haskin of Utica, N.Y., and Howard Haskin of Westfield, N.Y. Ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Riedesel, who died in 1991, her daughter, Susan Lynn Riedesel, who died in 2005 and her two sons, John and Daniel Riedesel, who both died in 2011.

Friends called at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y., on Monday, Jan. 16 from noon until the time of services there at 2 p.m., with Rev. Gary Nutt officiating. Burial was in Westfield Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lake Erie Baptist Church, 9500 Lake St., Brocton, N.Y. 14716 or to The Children's' Love Fund, PO BOX 91, Lakewood, N.Y. 14750

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