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Melvin S. Easton, of Genesee, PA


Melvin S. Easton, 81, of Genesee, PA, died Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Wellsville Manor Care Center, Wellsville, NY.  

Born January 29, 1940, in Coudersport, he was the son of Marvin R. and Alberta Freeman Easton.  On July 14, 1962, in Hickox, he married the former Jill C. Hokenson, who survives.  A 1957 graduate of Northern Potter High School, Melvin owned and operated Easton’s Mundy Brook Farm in Genesee for many years.  He was a member of the Genesee Grange.  

Surviving besides his wife, Jill, are:  three children, Brian (Heather) Easton of Westfield, Timothy (Delanne) Easton of Genesee, and Ellen (Kevin) Erdmann of Whitesville, NY;  nine grandchildren, Zachary Easton, Jeffrey (Lindsay) Easton, Brianne (Zachary) Putman, Kurtis Easton, Joseph Easton, Brock (Rebecca) Erdmann, Bryce Erdmann, Mariah (Connor) Rittwage, and Spencer Easton;  eight great-grandchildren;  a brother, Rodney (Joan) Easton of Genesee;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents.  

Friends may call at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM.  CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines apply.  A private graveside service will be held in Genesee Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to Genesee Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 9, Genesee, PA 16923.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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