Kay F. Whitsell, age 82, of East state Street passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021, at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 10, 1932 in Harrison Valley, Pennsylvania to the late Derwood and Gladys Garner Hand. On June 9, 1975 in Canisteo she married Lawrence “Sam” Whitsell who survives.
Kay had been a former resident of Harrison Valley who later moved to Wellsville. She had worked for the former Galton Production and later for the Wellsville Manor Care Nursing Home for 16 years where she earned several awards for patient care as a Nurses Aide. Kay enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Surviving besides her husband Sam are 2 sons, Lester [Kathy] Lampman of Leavittsburg, OH. And Larry [Kelly] Lampman of Warren, OH. ; a daughter Linda [Denny] Cowger of Niles, OH.; a step son, Thomas [Tracy] Whitsell of Friendship; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; 2 brothers, William Hervey [Patricia] Hand of Harrison Valley, PA., and Frank [Evelyne] Hand formerly of Harrison Valley, PA. Now Louisville, KY.; several nieces and nephews.
Kay was predeseased by her parents,a daughter, Patricia Lampman; 4 sisters, Onolee Van Trees, Audrey Lampman, Faye Meise and Mae Lewis.
In keeping with the families wishes there will be no prior visitation and graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 25, at 12 noon. in the Brookfield Cemetery. Memorials in Kay”s name may be made t the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com