Mildred Scaife

Obituary of Mildred E. Scaife

Mildred E. Scaife age 101 passed away on Friday April 12, 2024. She was born December 6, 1922 in Charleston Township (Cherry Flats), PA the daughter of the late William Curtis Vaughn and Esther Jones Vaughn. She married her husband, Frederick W. Scaife, and he pre-deceased her on May 19, 1993. Mildred was also pre-deceased by her daughter Barbara Cole on October 18, 2010 and by her son Frederick J. "Fred" Scaife on November 6, 2013 , and her sons-in-law Herman Brown on March 14, 2017 and Harmon Grover and June 4, 2013 as well as her three brothers Walter Vaughn , Donald Vaughn, and Edward Vaughn , her sister Ruth Berguson on September 1, 2021, and Mildred's loving companion Roland Ball on March 16, 2006 . She was a long-time member of The Lowman United Methodist Church. Mildred loved square dancing, sewing, quilting , and making afghans. Mildred loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them. Mildred is survived by her daughters : Maureen (Mrs. Harmon) Grover of Lockwood , NY and Judith (Mrs. Herman) Brown of Horseheads, NY ; son-in-law: Donald Cole of Trumansburg , NY ; 12 grandchildren , 17 great grandchildren , 22 great great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews , cousins and a host of caring friends including her wonderful caregiver Debbie Gleason. In accordance with Mildred's wishes there will be no calling hours and she will be laid to rest in Hicks Cemetery at the convenience of the family. A Celebration of Mildred's Life will be held on Sunday June 2, 2024 at 1 PM The Mechanic's Club 237 West Main Street Montour Falls, NY. Those wishing to remember Mildred may do so through memorial contributions to CareFirst 3805 Meads Creek Road Painted Post, NY 14870 or Children's Miracle Network. Arrangements are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS,NY. Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at .
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Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Sunday, June 2, 2024
The Mechanic's Club
237 West Main Street
Montour Falls, New York, United States
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