Blanche Grimes-Hodges

Obituary of Blanche A. Grimes-Hodges

Blanche A. Grimes-Hodges, 91, formerly of Sinclairville passed away Saturday (March 14, 2020) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing. A lifelong resident she was born August 17, 1928 in Busti, the daughter of the late Dwight Ewer and Beulah Barton Ewer. In earlier years she was employed by National Worsted Mills and Period Brass. Prior to retirement she was employed by Ranco Industries. Blanche was a member of the Panama, North Harmony and Gerry Senior Citizens. She enjoyed her family, knitting and crocheting. Surviving is her daughter Dorothy Hansen of Keavy, KY; three sons: Howard (Debbie) Grimes of Lakewood, Frederick (Phyliss) Grimes of Kentucky, Dwight Grimes of Youngstown, OH; three step daughters Sally Coil, Wanda Fasciano, Donna Troutman; 12 grandchildren: Sheila Simone, Marty Grimes, Tonya Taber, Tara Rickerson, Tasia Hine, Talia Hine, Wayne Johnson, Fred Grimes, Nathan Grimes, Tayler Grimes, Zachery Grimes; 9 step grandchildren: Kelly Haaksma, Edward Winans, Carl Hansen, Scott Hansen, Kevin Hansen, Laura Livermore, Chip Coil, Terri Strandberg; several great grandchildren; several step great grandchildren; a brother John (Shirley) Ewer of Sugar Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband George Hodges whom she married in 1986, who died in 1994; a daughter Judy Grimes in 2004, a son Larry Grimes in 2012, a granddaughter Alexandria Grimes in1997, a brother Basil Ewer; 2 sisters: Elsie Woodin, Beverly Johnson; a son-in-law Carl “Bill” Hansen and her companion Harold C. Brew. The family would like to thank the staff of Heritage Park for the care Blanche received while in their care. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Petry chaplain of Heritage Ministries will officiate. Burial will be in Turnpike Cemetery, Sugar Grove, PA. Friends will be received by the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials may be donated to Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Department, Sinclairville, NY 14782.
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Monday
16
March

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, March 16, 2020
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
Tuesday
17
March

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
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