Nancy B. Erway, 68, of Genesee, PA

Nancy B. ERWAY, 68, of Genesee, PA, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 17, 2011 in her home.

Born September 18, 1942, in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Robert R. and Lucille Scott Barnett.

On February 2, 1963, in Gold, PA, she married Dale E. Erway, who survives.

She was a 1960 graduate of Northern Potter High School and a graduate of Bloomsburg State Teachers College.  She and her husband owned and operated a potato farm and the Gol-DEN-Ray potato processing plant for many years.  She was a member of the Gold Baptist Church, where she served as a deaconess, Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school teacher, church treasurer, and musician.  She was a director of the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative from 1979 – 1992, serving as chairman for four years and the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association from 1988 – 1992, serving as chairman for three years.  She served as Allegany Township Judge of Election, as a local board member for the Selective Service System, as a member of the Potter County Human Services Advisory Board, and volunteered with the local mentoring program.

Surviving besides her husband, Dale, are:  a son, Timothy A. (Heather) Erway of East Windsor, NJ;  three daughters, Debra C. (Michael) Morgan and Sheila D. (Benjamin R.) Olney, both of Ulysses, and Jennifer J. (Glenn) Bergin of Churchville, PA;  eleven grandchildren, Andrew Morgan, Alexandria Morgan, Matthew Morgan, Sarah Morgan, Rebecca Morgan, Aaron Olney, Joy Olney, Kent Bergin, Kevin Bergin, Brandon Bergin, and Derek Bergin;  a brother, Jerry (Marcella) Barnett of Ulysses, PA;  two sisters, Sally (Charles) Helderman of Lemont, IL and Judith (Kevin) Haroldson of Park Rapids, MN;  and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, James Barnett.

Friends may call Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 1:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday in the Gold Church, with the Rev. Frank Mickle, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Raymond Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse (for US disaster relief), c/o Gold Church, 35 SR 449 North, Genesee, PA 16923 or the Gold Church Development Fund.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.


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