Armenta Mae Larson

Armenta Mae Larson, 84, of 43 Brookside Estates, died Feb. 8, 2013, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Nov. 11, 1928, on the Fancher Farm, Leon, N.Y., a daughter of the late Garrett Green and Lena Colburn Green Nelson.

She attended school in a one-room schoolhouse in Gerry, and also Cassadaga Valley Central School.

She was employed by Weber-Knapp for 32 years. Her nickname at work was “Rusty.”

An avid reader, she enjoyed knitting, listening to music and watching westerns. She was known for her homemade fruitcakes which she made for many people.

Surviving are a daughter, Melissa Reichard of California; a sister, Musette Clark of Jamestown; a brother, Garrett Green of California; nieces: Wendella Barry of Jamestown, and Jeannee Koterass of Jamestown; nephews: William Marsh of Jamestown, and Dennis Marsh of Bloomingburg, N.Y.; as well as several great-nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two infant sisters; her first husband, Harlan Reichard; her second husband, Stewart Larson; and a niece. Michaele Peters.

No funeral service or visitation will be observed.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701; or the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst, NY 14228.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Armenta at www.lindfuneralhome.com.