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Delores June Hauri

Delores June Hauri, 81, of West Valley, passed away at her home on June 27, 2018.


Delores was born in Riceville on June 22, 1937 to the late Gordon and Ella (nee Waldron) Scharf. She married Donald Harmon Hauri Sr. on June 8, 1957 in West Valley. He passed away April 14, 2018.

Delores was a homemaker who worked with her husband on their farm in West Valley. She was a founding member of the Calvary Community Chapel in Delevan, where she was a Sunday School teacher. She also taught Sunday School at the West Valley United Methodist Church.

Delores enjoyed baking cakes, knitting and was known as a jokester. She was involved with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies, 4-H and was a volunteer at West Valley Central School.

In addition to her parents and husband, Delores was preceded in death by a brother Delonne Scharf; infant sister Laurel Scharf and great-grandson Alex Eaton.

Delores is survived by her children Donald Jr. (Cindy) Hauri of Horseheads, Gordon (Marjorie) Hauri of East Otto, Jeanne (Don) Ford of West Valley, Fred (Terri) Hauri of West Valley, Cassandra (Rick) Bochenek of Cattaraugus, Maella (Don MacMillan) Reynolds of East Otto; a brother Darrell (Onalee) Scharf of Belfast; sister-in-law Pat Scharf of Riceville; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Saturday, July 7, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville, where a memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Dutch Hill Cemetery, West Valley.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to HomeCare and Hospice, 1225 W. State St., Olean, N.Y. 14760. Online condolences may be made at


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