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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Friday September 16th, 2016
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday September 17th, 2016

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Immanuel Lutheran Church
Saturday September 17th, 2016

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Karlene J Whitcomb

Karlene J. Whitcomb, 80, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest Saturday September 10, 2016.

She was born September 11, 1935 in Gowanda, New York the daughter of the late Carl J. and Eda   A. (Ellis) Wehust. Karlene was an outstanding local musician who served as organist for the Immanuel Lutheran Church for over a 40 year span.

Loving mother to Timothy C. (Judi), Richard D. (Danna), and Thomas A. (Andrea) Whitcomb; grandmother of seven and one great grandchild; Karlene is also survived  by sister Mary Arrowsmith and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Donald R., her sisters Marjorie Parks, Ruth Crozier and Edna Carbone.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio-Hills Funeral Chapel 55 at S. Main St. Cattaraugus, NY Friday from 4PM to 8PM.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday   at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9037 Otto-East Otto Rd Otto, NY 14719 (Please assemble at church) 

Burial will be in the Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus.

Memorials can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church.


Rick and Dana,

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that our deepest sympathies are with you. We pray God will comfort you with His peace.

Sincerely, Sandy and Mike

Sandy and Mike Martin Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM

Rick & Danna,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Now I know where your musical talents originated... May God bless you and your family during this time of loss.

Bob & Joanne Maxwell Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Karlene Whitcomb

Dan & Bette DiStasio Sep 12 2016 12:00 AM

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