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Phyllis J. Preston

Phyllis J. Preston, 76, of Cattaraugus, passed away August 16, 2018 at her home.


Phyllis was born in Franklinville on Dec. 26, 1941 to the late Arthur and Ella M. (nee Groff) Preston. She loved animals and had worked as a furnace operator for Robinson Knife Co. in Springville.

In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her uncles Leo and William Preston and Charles Sweet.

Phyllis is survived by her aunts and uncles Nellie Sweet of Franklinville, Royal (Phyllis) Preston of Franklinville, their families and several cousins.

A graveside service will be Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery in West Valley. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Otto Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 9099 Jark Road, P.O. Box 42, Otto, N.Y. 14719.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Online condolences may be made at


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