Edward O. Roth

Edward O. Roth, 94, of 1460 Swede Road, Ashville, died Thursday (June 20, 2013) in Corry Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 30, 1918, in Sheffield, Pa., the son of John and Marie Moore Roth.

A member of the Blockville United Methodist Church, he had been a self-employed farmer and landscaper.

He loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hunting and playing horseshoes.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Swanson Roth, whom he married Sept. 14, 1940; three sons: Frank (Marilyn) Roth, John (Marlene) Roth, and Donald Roth, all of the Swede Road, Ashville; a grandson, Kristofer Roth of Panama; and two sisters: Kathryn Roth of Ashville and Freda Hedlund of Kane, Pa.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Walter, Fred and Kenneth Roth; and by three sisters: Ida Brown, Dorothy Adams and Margaret R. Payne.

A graveside service will be at the convenience of the family in Grant Cemetery, Niobe. Visitation will not be observed. To send a message to the family, visit www.presentsixbeyfuneral.com.

Memorials may be made to the Blockville United Methodist Church, Ashville, NY 14710.

Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home is handling arrangements.