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Frances M. Wickham

Frances M. Wickham, 89, formerly of Springville, passed away August 12, 2018 in Green Field Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster.


Frances was born March 7, 1929 in Laon, France, a daughter of the late Etienne and Jeanne (nee Jansen) Sellier. She married Leland Wickham on Jan. 18, 1947. He passed away May 5, 2009.

Frances was a member of St. Aloysius Church in Springville and worked in central supply at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, card games and reading.

In addition to her parents and husband, Frances was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Frances is survived by three sons Dale (Betty) Wickham of Durham, N.C., Gary (Robynn) Wickham of Sarasota, Fla. and Michael Wickham of Depew; three grandchildren Melissa Harris, Jeff Wickham and Kevin Seymour and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friend may call Thursday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. from St. Aloysius Church, 190 Franklin St., Springville. Burial will be in St. Aloysius Cemetery.

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