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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Tuesday June 21st, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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East Leon Wesleyan Church
Wednesday June 22nd, 2022

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Elizabeth (Betsy) O. (Parks) Mosher

Elizabeth O. (Parks) Mosher, 85, of South Dayton, NY entered into rest June 13, 2022

She was born January 16, 1937 in Olean, NY to the late Howard and Isabelle (Job) Parks.

Elizabeth’s father was a pastor and they lived in several communities in WNY. She graduated from Pine Valley High School and had a year of nurses training in Rochester, NY.

She married Everett Mosher on June 3, 1955 and became a very faithful and hardworking farm wife. They operated Maple Lane farms for 53 years. She took business courses and became the bookkeeper for the business. She was instrumental in the growth of the farm from about 300 acres to over 1200 acres

Betsy had special interest in riding horses and raising sheep other hobbies included photography, gardening, making maple syrup, wild life conservation and she was a prodigious reader.  

She was an active member of the East Leon Wesleyan Church. Through correspondence courses she became a deaconess.  Elizabeth had many roles in the church as a Sunday school teacher, a pianist/organist, a board member and church secretary serving for many years.

She is survived by two sons Everett N (Tammy) Mosher Jr. and Kenneth D. (Dottie) Mosher both of South Dayton, NY, a daughter Sharon L (C. Russell) Leigon of The Woodlands, TX; six granddaughters Bridget L. (Eddie) Mosher, Megan K. (Scott) Mosher, Sidney M. ( TJ) Mosher, Kelley M. (Nate) St John, Paige A. Mosher and Allison R. (Nicholas) Smith; four grandsons Rolfe E. ( Jenna) Mosher, K. David (Avis) Mosher, H. Daniel E. Mosher and C. Ryan Leigon; 12 great grandchildren; her siblings Isobelle (Peachy) Murray, Sandra (Robert) Blake, James (Connie) Parks, Fredrick (Beth) Parks, Sara (Edwin) Johnson, Paul Parks and Connie (Charlie) Smith also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Everett N. Mosher Sr., her sister Marilyn Hess and her brother Norman Parks.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners South Dayton Tuesday June 21, 2022 from 4PM to 7PM. A funeral service will be held Wednesday June 22, 2022 at East Leon Wesleyan Church 7996 Mosher Hollow Rd. Cattaraugus, NY at 11AM with Pastor Karen Cleveland officiating.

Interment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Family suggests memorials to the East Leon Wesleyan Church 7996 Mosher Hollow Road Cattaraugus, NY 14719 or the Alzheimer’s Association 6400 Sheridan Drive, Suite 320, Buffalo, NY 14221


Mrs Mosher was a Great neighbor. She and Mr Mosher welcomed us when we moved here. If we were out she would always stop and talk. We are very sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed by all.

George and Sandy Prior Jun 19 2022 8:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Steve & Deb Szymanski Jun 18 2022 8:41 AM

I always enjoyed every time I saw that say I loved hearing her talk I saw her many times at Sandy and Bob's and so are out at the farm she was a lovely person she had a wonderful family she came from a wonderful family I loved her mom and dad wonderful Christian people

Janet Potter Jun 16 2022 9:37 PM

Betsy was a wonderful neighbor. I always enjoyed chatting with her.

CarolAnn Ellis Jun 15 2022 1:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Anna and Brian Colvin Jun 15 2022 9:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Debbie Lincoln Jun 15 2022 7:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Mark & Kathy Smith Jun 15 2022 3:03 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Jean Jackson Jun 14 2022 10:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth (Betsy) Mosher

Karen Marie Hoth Jun 14 2022 9:51 PM

My favorite memories of dear sister Betsy are too numerous to mention. She was always a wonderful, kind mentor, encourager, and faithful best of friends. My life is
immeasureably blessed by her loving example. Sister Sally

Sally Johnson Jun 14 2022 8:24 PM

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