Vivian B. Aldrich

Vivian B. Aldrich, 78, of San Diego, Calif., formerly of 245 E. Terrace Ave., Lakewood, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in her home. She spent most of her life living happily in her Lakewood home.

She was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a daughter of the late Finley E. and Lenore Dingus Besco.

Vivian was a 1953 graduate of Pine Valley Central School, and in earlier years was a baby sitter in her home for several years.

Surviving are two daughters: Gail Ann (Stephen) Crawford of Kennedy, N.Y., and Amy Lee (Rick) Tilburg of Barre, Mass.; a son, Donald L. Aldrich of Jamestown; five granddaughters; one great-grandchild; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry L. Aldrich, whom she married Sept. 3, 1955, and who died Aug. 7, 1979.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Visitation will not be observed.

Memorials may be made to the Jamestown Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the San Diego Center for the Blind, 1385 Bonair Road, Vista, CA 92084.

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