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Linda R. “Nana” Weinreber, 73, Belmont


Linda R. “Nana” WEINREBER, 73, of Belmont, NY, died Sunday, July 23, 2023 in F.F. Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua, surrounded by her family. 

Born March 17, 1950, in Wellsville, she was the daughter of Franklin A. and Florence V. Earl Skillman.  A graduate of Wellsville High School, she earned a secretarial degree from Alfred State.  She was employed by Carl Butler Insurance Agency and then was a stay-at-home mom.  Linda’s interests included reading and playing Facebook games.  She loved her cats, Buffy and Smokey, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Surviving are:  two daughters, Heather (Melvin) Smith of Circleville, OH and Dawn (Kevin) Scott of Angelica; eight grandchildren, Lauren Smith, Chelsey Payne, Mackenzie Payne, Dylan Weinreber, Sarah Weinreber, Liam Smith, Hayley Smith, and Trenton Scott;  three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Remington, and Bentley;  four sisters, Sheila Greene of Wellsville, Sandra (Timothy) Aiken of Wellsville, Kathy (Dale) Mills of Port Edward, and Carol Skillman of Cobleskill;  nieces, nephews, and many friends. 

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Shane M. Weinreber;  a brother, Frank Skillman;  a sister, Marilyn Edwards;  the father of her children, Mark Weinreber;  and two brothers-in-law, William Greene and David Hullihen.  A gathering to celebrate Linda’s life will be held at the Dyke Street Fire Hall, 89 E. Hanover St., Wellsville on Thursday, July 27, 2023 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, with a service at 6:00 PM.  Rev. Dennis Munro will officiate. 

Per Nana’s request, everyone is requested to wear leopard print to the service. 

Cremation was at Olney-Foust Private Crematory.  Memorials may be made to Allegany County Office for the Aging, 6085 SR 19N, Belmont, NY 14813.  Arrangements are under the direction of OLNEY-FOUST Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY. 

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