Naomi Ann Magee, 78, of East Smethport

Naomi Ann Magee, 78, of East Smethport, died Saturday (February 19, 2011) at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born May 4, 1932 in Olean, NY, a daughter of Frank Elton and Hester Magealena (Grandusky) Pittman. On June 11, 1951, in Little Valley, NY, she married George William Magee, who survives.

Mrs. Magee was a 1951 graduate of Allegany (NY) High School and had worked at Sunnybrook Dairy in Bradford in the late 1960’s and then at Sena Kean Manor, Smethport, until the early 1980’s .

She was a member of the East Smethport United Christian Church and their Knitting Club, enjoyed painting, knitting, crocheting, quilting, crafts, her flowers, and bird watching. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by
five daughters: Peggy (Richard) Girdlestone of Bradford, PA, Naomi Jean (Richard) Crowley of Eldred, PA, Marlene (Frederick) Raszmann of Smethport, PA, Bonnie (Thomas) Leposa of Bradford, PA, Caroline Magee of Duke Center, PA
one son: Dale Ramsey Magee of Rixford, PA
Twelve Grandchildren: Karla Mason, Craig (Sarah) Bickel, David (Karen) Magee, Ashley Magee, Naoma Dawn (Edward) Hayden, Frederick and Jason Raszmann, Leichelle Maull, Hannah and Abigail Leposa, Danielle and Andrea Finlan
Six Great Grandchildren: Timothy and William Bickel, Christopher Witty, Lucas Magee, Bryce Hayden, Elleina Smith
Several Step Grandchildren and Step Great Grandchildren
One brother: William (Cherie) Pittman of Allegany, NY
Five sisters: Caroline (Duane) Clark and Marlene (Leon) Collins both of Allegany, NY, Hester (Orton) Kinney of Port Allegany, Mary Glover of Niagara Falls, NY, and Violet Garcia of Houston, TX
Sister in laws: Marjorie Shirey of Bradford and Anne Pittman of Allegany, NY
Longtime family friend, Terry Hallock, and many nieces and nephews,

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Magee, a brother, Thomas Pittman, and a sister, Helen Killion

Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral and committal services will be held on Tuesday, at 11 A.M., with Rev. Allen D. Young, pastor of the East Smethport United Christian Church, and Rev. Max Miller, pastor of the Asbury United Methodist Church, Bradford, officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Farmers Valley.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; The American Cancer Society, McKean County, P.O. Box 67, 56 Thompson Ave., Bradford, PA 16701; The McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford, PA 16701; Wigs for Kids, Cleveland, OH, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be left atwww.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


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