Patricia May Carlson

Patricia May Carlson of Colt Road in Brocton, N.Y., passed away after a short illness early Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014, at her home, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in Dunkirk, N.Y., on July 30, 1947, to the late Edwin and Adeline Woodcock Stevens. Patricia was 66 years old and she had lived her entire life in this area.

She was a former employee of Country Fair of Brocton, N.Y., and a former worker for the local grape farms. Patricia was a member of the former Nazarene Church of Brocton, N.Y. She was currently attending Harvest Chapel West in Brocton, N.Y.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Carlson whom she married in 1996; four daughters: Peggy (Dane) Robillard of Cassadaga, N.Y., Ellen Pierce of Brocton, N.Y., Theresa Bigelow of Brocton, N.Y., and Sandra (Michael Williams) Pierce of Portland, N.Y.; one son, Bruce Pierce Jr. of Brocton, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Shelly Schrader of Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Muck; a niece, Barbara Eckstrom; and a nephew, Terry Wickham.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday morning April 5, 2014, at 11 a.m., at The Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, N.Y. The Rev. David Nelson will officiate. Interment will follow at the Westfield Union Cemetery in Westfield, N.Y.

Friends are invited to call at the Morse Funeral Home, 51 Highland Ave., Brocton, N.Y., on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Memorials in her honor may be made to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research 1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714.