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Dorothy (Ossman) Walker

December 5, 2012
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

BROCTON - Dorothy (Ossman) Walker, age 85, of Miller St., Gowanda, formerly of Brocton and Westfield, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gowanda, N.Y.

Dorothy was born on Nov. 21, 1926, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Herman and Agnes (Skelton) Ossman, Sr.

A graduate of Mayville High School, she was a resident of Westfield and Brocton most all her life. Dorothy had been employed at the former Kling Furniture in Mayville, the former Murray Hill Hotel in Westfield and at the former Barmon Brothers Sewing factory in Westfield. She had also been self-employed as a housekeeper for several area families. Dorothy was an animal lover who cherished her cat named Precious.

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Dorothy (Ossman) Walker

She is survived by her sister, Mary Bielak of Wattsburg, Pa.; her four brothers, Paul Ossman of Dunkirk, N.Y., Floyd "Bud" Ossman of Pasco, Wash., Fred Ossman of Brocton and Leo Ossman of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Walker; her sister, Betty Overlander; and her brother, Herman Ossman, Jr.

Friends were invited to attend a graveside service on Nov. 27 at 1 p.m., at Westfield Cemetery, with Rev. Matthew Golibersuch officiating. Memorials may be made to NCCR, 7540 S. Gale St., Westfield, N.Y. 14787.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y. 14787. Log on to to send Dorothy's family a message of sympathy.



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