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June M. Molenda

November 23, 1920 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 99)


Olean- June M. Molenda, a longtime resident of the Absolut at Allegany, and formerly of Spring Court, passed away Wednesday (March 11, 2020) at the Olean General Hospital.

Born November 23, 1920 in Olean, she was the daughter of the late, John and Jennie Conable Grandusky. On July 31, 1948, she married John A. Molenda, who predeceased her on October 16, 1996.

June was a graduate of Olean High School. She first worked for the former Daystrom Corp. and later for Catholic Charities in Olean.  She loved knitting and enjoyed antique dealing with her husband.

She is survived by; one daughter, Pamela (Greg) Spehar of Olean; one grandson, Shane Kelly; three great-grandchildren; and a dear school friend, Dorothy Bliss of Kentucky.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Maxine and Virginia.

Private funeral services will be held on Tuesday (March 17, 2020) at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 1303 E. State Street, Olean. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany. 

Memorials if desired may be made to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, 2944 Route-16, Olean, NY.

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Private Services

Guenther Funeral Home, Inc.
1303 East State Street
Olean, NY 14760

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