Veronica Ann "Vicki" Oldro, 68, of New Street, Randolph, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (Jan. 8, 2014) in her home.
She was born April 24, 1945 in Tupper Lake, New York the daughter of the late William F. and Rita C. (Bodah) Dufraine.
Vicki attended Tupper Lake High School and later received her G.E.D. and Associates Degree from Jamestown Community College with a degree in Human Services. She received her BA in Social Work from Daemen College in Buffalo, NY. Vicki retired in 2006 from the Salvation Army in Jamestown, where she was a Social Work Case Management Specialist.
Her true love was being a home maker, being a devoted mother and Christian. She was known for making many family dinners and for her amazing bread, as well as her caring personality. She attended the Randolph Seventh Day Adventist Church, formerly attended the Salvation Army Church, Levant Wesleyan and Faith Bible Chapel, respectively. She was also a former member of the Randolph American Legion Auxiliary Unit 181.
She is survived by her eleven children; Thomas Oldro of Jamestown, John Oldro of Tennessee, Nanette Tucker, Jackelyn Swick, and Marilyn Oldro all of Olean, Sharon Oldro of Randolph, Robert Oldro of Massachusetts, Barry Oldro of Florida, William Oldro of Nebraska, James Oldro of PA and Laura Sue Doner. Seven grand-children: Marie Wyatt of Jamestown, Angel Bailey of Warren., PA, Brian Oldro of Jamestown, Matthew Tucker and Timothy Tucker Jr. of Olean, Brandon Oldro and David Oldro of Tennessee.
Vicki was preceded by her parents, her husband Robert Elton Oldro on April 21, 1995 and siblings: John, Donald and Robert Dufraine, Genevieve Peterson and Betty Jones.
Visitation will not be observed. A memorial service will be held on January 17, 2014 in the Randolph Seventh Day Adventist Church. Rev. Bill McNeil will officiate.
Arrangements are entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, Randolph and will be announced. To leave a condolence, Log onto: www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com Memorials may be sent to the Randolph, Randolph Fire Company, C/O Emergency Medical Services Corp., 72 Main Street, Randolph, NY 14772