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FORESTVILLE:  Jane Herrington, 92, of Gibbs Road, Forestville, died Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, following a short illness.  She was born in Hays, Kansas on August 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Wilson and Bertha (Johnson) Obley, Sr.  She was a graduate of Hays High School, in Hays Kansas, Class of 1942.

Mrs. Herrington worked at the former Beech Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas as a Radial Drill Operator, as a Head Cook for the former JN Adam Developmental Center, Perrysburg, for 25 years and also owned and operated a grape farm on Mackinaw Road, in the Town of Perrysburg.  She was a lifetime member of Gowanda American Legion Post #409.

Surviving are her Good friends Greg & Cathy Place, of Forestville and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Norman J. Herrington whom she married March 4, 1944 in Hays, Kansas and who died December 29, 2010, by 3 sisters Catherine McCormick, Mary Louise Denning, Thelma Jo Leikam, and 2 brothers Wilson Obley Jr., Melvin Obley.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Monday morning, from 10-11 am, from where Funeral Services will follow at 11 o’clock, with Pastor Grace Warren, of the Forestville United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Balltown Cemetery, Town of Hanover.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to .

1 Comment on Obituary Notice – Jane Herrington

  1. Suzanne Wesley says:

    Condolences and prayers go out to Jane’s friends and family from the Ladies of the Gowanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit #409.

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