Valitta Eggleston

Obituary of Valitta M. Eggleston

Valitta M. Eggleston, 63, of Falconer passed away Friday (June 4, 2021) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 25, 1957 in Gowanda, NY, the daughter of Ernest and Rose Fuller Eggleston. Valitta was a 1976 graduate of Falconer High School and BOCES Fashion Design. She also was a graduate of Jamestown Business College. In earlier years Valitta was employed by Jamestown Lounge and Jamestown Royal. Prior to retirement she was employed by Fancher Chair for over 20 years as an upholsterer. She was a member of the Chautauqua County 4-H and taught classes in sewing and upholstering. Some of her 4-H projects with members included crafting picture frames and constructing foot stools. Valitta was a talented seamstress and made several wedding and prom dresses, and Halloween costumes. She also enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Valitta loved children and in earlier years had taught Sunday School. Surviving is her daughter Tabitha (Brandon) Whitmore of Jamestown; a granddaughter Brooklyne Whitmore; her mother Rose Eggleston of Ellington; two sisters: Elizabeth “Betsy” Eggleston of Jamestown, Dora (Nathan) Emmick of Jamestown; a brother Allyn (Gladys) Eggleston of Ellington; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and three great great nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Ernest Eggleston; a nephew Timothy Emmick and a great niece Zoe Rayne Emmick. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Falconer Funeral Home. A celebration of Life will be held Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Falconer Moose. Memorial contributions Chautauqua County 4-H c/o Cornell Cooperative Extension, 3542 Turner Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701.
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Tuesday
8
June

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
Wednesday
9
June

Celebration of Life

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Falconer Moose Club
11 South Dow St.
Falconer, New York, United States
716-665-2763
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