James F. MULHOLLAND, 79, of Wellsville, NY, formerly of Andover, died Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Wellsville Manor Care Center.
Born May 15, 1941, in Andover, he was the son of James B. and Jean Ann Osborn Mulholland. On June 6, 1964, in Wellsville, he married the former Donna M. Baldwin, who survives. A graduate of Andover Central School and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, he owned and operated the James B. Mulholland Funeral Home in Andover for over 20 years.
He served as Andover Village Trustee, Mayor of Andover, Allegany County Planning Board member, and Chairman of the Allegany County Republican Party. He was elected Allegany County Treasurer, serving for 28 years from 1973 – 2001. During that time, he served as county deputy budget officer for 12 years.
Jim was a member of the Andover Volunteer Fire Department, life member of Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 601 in Wellsville, serving as governor for three terms, former Andover Masonic Lodge, University Lodge No. 230 F. & A.M. in Almond, Shriners, life member of Wellsville Elks Lodge #1495, and a social member of the Wellsville VFW.
Surviving besides his wife, Donna, are: two sons, James R. (Athena) Mulholland of Clovis, CA and Chad M. Mulholland of Wellsville; a beloved grandson, Reuben James Mulholland of Stony Brook, Long Island, NY; nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Douglas B. Mulholland; and a sister Terry Glass.
Friends may call Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY, where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM. CDC and NYS Department of Health guidelines apply. Rev. Ronald Isaman will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville. Memorials may be made to SPCA serving Allegany County, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wellsvillefuneralhome.com.