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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Monday June 27th, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00am

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Funeral Service

East Leon Wesleyan Church
Tuesday June 28th, 2022

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Elaine Sue Ingersoll

Elaine S. (Howard) Ingersoll, 78, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest June 22, 2022.

She was born December 29, 1943 in Gowanda, NY to the late Merton and Estella (Beach) Howard.

Elaine graduated from Pine Valley Central Schools and went onto JCC College and became a Registered Nurse. She went on to work at Brooks Hospital for 32 years and retired in 2010.

She was married on August 7, 1965 to the love of her life Lawrence D Ingersoll. Elaine spent time on the stage acting in musicals at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater in Salamanca, NY and was the director of the Cattaraugus Community Choir.

She enjoyed playing the piano, fishing in Canada and spending time with family and friends.

Elaine is survived by her husband of 56 years Lawrence, her children Tod (Rebekka) Ingersoll, Tonia Ingersoll, Troy Ingersoll and Tricia (late Jeff) Morgan; her grandchildren Derek, Dustin, Dylan, Luke and Kyle; her great grandchildren Morgan and Declen and her brother Curt Howard.

She was pre deceased by her parents Merton and Estella.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 South Dayton at Balcom Corners Monday from 4PM to 7PM. A funeral Service will be held Tuesday at 11am in the East Leon Wesleyan Church 7996 Mosher Hollow Rd Cattaraugus, NY 14719

Interment will be in the Park Lawn Cemetery

Donations may be made in Elaine’s name to the East Leon Wesleyan Church.



What a special lady ! All of those years of playing piano on Sunday, leading the Community Choir, serving on the Church Board, etc. she will be missed! Thank the LORD for her legacy!

Pastor Dick Engert Jul 3 2022 11:13 AM

Our deepest condolences to Family.

Maria Frey Jun 30 2022 10:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elaine Ingersoll

Kim Jackson Jun 29 2022 8:21 PM

Dear Larry and family,
My heartfelt sympathy to you and yours in the loss of Elaine. Her piano playing was a wonderful gift to East Leon Wesleyan Church.

Sharon (Mosher) Leigon Jun 29 2022 6:25 PM

Thinking of all of you and remembering Aunt Elaine fondly.

Randy, Hillary, CJ Ingersoll Jun 28 2022 11:25 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elaine Ingersoll

terry pritchard Jun 28 2022 10:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elaine Ingersoll

Brandon Carlson Jun 28 2022 9:36 AM

Beautifully done. A wonderful tribute to a beautiful lady. Thank you for sharing.

Patricia Stoeckl Jun 28 2022 8:57 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elaine Ingersoll

Cinde Jun 27 2022 10:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elaine Ingersoll

Alice Hunt Jun 27 2022 3:49 PM

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