Madelene L. Frentz

CATTARAUGUS – Madelene L. Frentz, 93, of Leon Road, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Lakeshore Hospital.

She was born June 8, 1920, in Franklinville, N.Y., the daughter of the late Floyd and Cora (Phillips) Gage.

Mrs. Frentz was married to John Almond Frentz who predeceased her on Jan. 29, 2008.

She is survived by two sons: Phillip (Jane) Frentz of Cattaraugus, N.Y., and Dean (Elaine) Frentz of Jamestown, N.Y.; a daughter, Desiree (Christopher) Goodenow of Cattaraugus, N.Y.; a son-in-law, John “Fonz” Benson of Cattaraugus, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Corrine Benson; a brother, Phillip Gage; and a granddaughter, Yvette Mathews.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley, N.Y. on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. and on Sunday from noon-2 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus, N.Y.

Memorials may be made to Cattaraugus Ambulance Service of Homecare and Hospice.