Betty L. Fredo, 82, 178 Barrett Ave., died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in WCA Hospital.
She was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Mayville, N.Y., a daughter of the late Norman Cowen and Rose Lawson Cowen Stoneburg. She was employed by the former Super Duper and Quality Markets in the bakery.
She was a member of the Vikings. She was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter and loved trading Yankee baseball cards. She enjoyed country music and will be remembered for having "Willie Nelson Sundays" in her home. She will be remembered as a very thoughtful and kind person who would do anything for anybody. She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. She will be deeply missed by her grandson Ryan with whom she had a special bond and relationship. Her other interests include gardening, crossword puzzles, chicken wings and going to concerts. She also loved listening to Maroon 5, Willy Nelson, Rod Stewart and was a Curious George collector. She always keep track of when the first robin appeared in the spring.
Betty L. Fredo
Surviving are three children, Julie (Dave) Shurilla of Lakewood, Susan (Dave) Mello of Seekonk, Mass., and Kevin Fredo of Jamestown; four grandchildren, Ryan Najuch and Stephanie, Aaron and Lexi Mello; a great grandson, Aiden Mello; a sister, Linda (Dick) Joslyn of Jamestown; a brother, Robert (Joyce) Cowen of Kanapolis, N.C.; and a nephew, Clay Joslyn. Besides her parents, she was preceded death by a step-father Edward Stoneburg.
The funeral was held at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20 in the Lind Funeral Home. Rev. Daniel Nagle officiated. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19 in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, N.Y., 14701.The family would like to personally thank Dr. Thomasz Woloszyn for all of his kindness and outstanding support throughout her illness.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Betty at www.lindfuneralhome.