Mabel R. Scholton, 91, of 14 Wesleyan Street in Panama, N.Y., died May 12, 2012, at Warren Manor Nursing Home, Warren, Pa.
She was born July 12, 1920 in Panama, N.Y., the daughter of the late William and Cleo Fields Hosier.
Mabel had worked at Panama Rocks as a waitress, and she also worked at Panama Central School cafeteria. She enjoyed her flower gardens, watching birds and embroidery. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived her children, Janette Weaver, Douglas Scholton and Jerry (Gloria) Scholton, all of Panama, N.Y.; grandchildren Karen (Dennis) Westerburg and Robert (Abby) Weaver of Georgia, Kevin (Ginger) Weaver of Brocton, N.Y., Sherry Weaver Lauer of Lubi, Calif., Dawn (Chris) Comstock of Panama, N.Y.; great-grandchildren Aaron Lauer, Josh Weaver, Amy (Ricardo) Lopez, MaKayla, Isaac Weaver, Elizabeth Comstock, Ryan (Samantha) Bensink, Travis (Tawn) Bensink, Nathan Bensink and Lara (Willard) Bensink; five great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Irene Ellis of Altoona, Fla.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harold A. Scholton on May 2, 1987, whom she married July 15, 1939, her son-in-law Harry Weaver on Jan. 1, 1999 and her brother Elwood Hosier.
Friends were received at the Spitzer Funeral Home in Clymer from 6 to 8 p.m., on Monday May 14 and for one hour prior to the service which was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday May 15 at the funeral home. Burial was in Panama Union Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Panama Volunteer Fire Department, Main St., Panama, N.Y. 14767.