|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:19 pm Post subject: Tincher, Phyllis Griswold (Watson) 1929-2013
|Obit: Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Feb 12, 2013 @ 10:46 AM
Hornell, N.Y. — Phyllis Griswold Tincher, 83, of 1190 county Route 66, passed away on Saturday (Feb. 9, 2013) at St. James Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 16, 1929 in the Town of Ward, the daughter of Ellsworth and Gladys (Cline) Watson.
On Feb. 24, 1951 in Belmont, she married Frederick Griswold and on Feb. 19, 1972 in Emporium, Pa., she married Conrad L. Tincher Jr., who predeceased her on Sept. 13, 1999.
Phyllis was a 1947 graduate of Alfred-Almond Central School and was a former resident of Genesee, Pa. She was first employed as a telephone operator for New York Telephone in Wellsville. She later worked for North Main Lumber in Hornell and South Main Lumber in Wellsville. She attended the Belmont First Baptist Church and enjoyed playing cards, crossword puzzles, sightseeing and yard sales.
She is survived by one son, Frederick (Teresa) Griswold of Hornell; a step-son, Conrad L. Tincher III of Olean; three grandchildren, Jennifer L. Dineen, Brent Tincher and Kelly Tincher; two sisters, Ruth Watson of Olean and Shirley Morey of Hornell; two brothers, Lawrence (Bernice) Watson Sr. and Paul Watson, both of Belmont; a sister-in-law, Joan Watson of Belmont; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Esther Watson and Virginia Tillman; and two brothers, James and Raymond Watson; and three sisters-in-law, Doritha, Joyce and Dorine Watson.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo Street in Hornell and Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 17 Schuyler Street in Belmont. The funeral will follow visitation at 2 p.m., Friday (Feb. 15, 2013) in the funeral home with Pastor Byron Brooks presiding.
Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont.
Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.