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Margaret V. Rachic

Margaret V. Rachic, 94, of West Valley, passed away August 28, 2017 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville.

Margaret was born in Dunbar, Va. on Jan. 12, 1923 to the late Linzey and Ada (nee Lyttle) Patton. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband George M. Rachic, who passed away April 15, 1996; two sisters, Ruth Ellis and Alice Mullins and four brothers, Howard, Edward, Silas and Paul Patton.

Margaret is survived by a daughter, Ada Sue Bustin of Tennessee; a son Bert Ball of Machias; two sisters Juanita Patton of Greece and Betsy Neamon of Seattle, Wash.; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 1, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, West Valley.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240.

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