Alberta J. (Jaquith) Crandall Markham

WESTFIELD – Alberta J. (Jaquith) Crandall Markham, 78, of Westfield, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Westfield Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side.

Alberta was born Jan 8. 1935, in Columbus Town-ship, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Glenn and Nellie (Frisby) Jaquith.

A Chautauqua County resident most all of her life, Alberta was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed raising her family and do-ing needle point. Alberta loved children and enjoyed babysitting for many children in the Westfield area. She had resided at Spring-wood apartments where she was an avid card player and enjoyed putting puzzles together with her friends. She had been a member of the William P. Jackway Post 6764 Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

She is survived by her four daughters: Sarah (Michael) Brown of Panama, N.Y., Patricia Chambers of Waverly Hall, Ga., Ella (David) Peterson of Whitehouse, Texas, and Linda Landon of Sinclairville, N.Y.; six sons: Leonard (Dianna) Crandall of Sherman, N.Y., Chester (April) Crandall of Stockton, N.Y., Charles (Barbara) Crandall of Westfield, N.Y., Glenn Crandall of Westfield, N.Y., George (Marie) A. Crandall of Westfield, N.Y., and Harold (Eileen) Crandall, Jr. of Erie, Pa.; 27 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Harold E. Crandall; her second hus-band, William Markham; an infant daughter, Barbara J. Crandall; her son, Henry J. Crandall; and her grandson, Jonathan Crandall.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Westfield Cemetery with the Rev. Matthew Golibersuch officiating.

Memorials may be made to Westfield Memorial Hospital, 189 E. Main St., Westfield, NY 14787.

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