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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Kathleen "Kathy" L. Shelander, 51, of Canfield Hollow, Eldred, PA

Kathleen 'Kathy' L. Shelander 

loving mother, daughter and sister

ELDRED, Pa. - Kathleen "Kathy" L. Shelander, 51, of Canfield Hollow, passed away on Saturday (Nov. 20, 2021) unexpectedly at her home.

Born on Dec. 16, 1969, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of William and Judith Alexis Graves. On Sept. 26, 1992, in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Olean, she married Mark A. Shelander, who passed away on Nov. 20, 2021.

She was a 1987 Graduate of Otto-Eldred High School, and later received her bachelor degree, followed by her MBA, from St. Bonaventure University.

After graduation, Kathy was employed by Cutco Cutlery in Olean for many years and presently held the position of executive vice president at Cutco.

She had attended the Bethel Lutheran Church in Portville, N.Y. She had been involved at Otto-Eldred High School with the O-E Scholarship Foundation, and had participated in the Angel Tree of Eldred.

Kathy loved spending time with family and friends, scrapbooking, shopping and traveling.

Surviving are her parents, William and Judith Graves of Eldred, two daughters, Chelsea Lynn Shelander of Enfield, Conn. and Alyssa Leigh Shelander of Eldred; two sisters, Joyce (Jack) Aderman of Glenn St. Mary, Fla. and Laura (Joel) Burdick of Columbus, Ohio; nieces, Jordan and Brooke Burdick; a nephew, Travis (Sara) Aderman; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Kathy was loved by many friends and co-workers and her extended family.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas A. Graves in 1979; and two nephews, Ryan and DJ Aderman.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Eldred United Methodist Church, South Main Street, Eldred. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 24, 2021) with the Fr. Thomas Brown and Vicar Gerry Zimmerman, co-officiating. Burial will be in the St. Raphael Cemetery in Eldred.

Memorials may be made to the Eldred Angel Tree, PO Box 408, Eldred, PA 16731.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Please, everyone, make sure You and Your Loved Ones have a working Carbon Monoxide Detector and Smoke Alarm. Prayers for Kathy, Mark, Their Children, Relatives and Friends.