Loretta J. Willoughby

Loretta J. Willoughby, 75, of Cassadaga died Thursday morning (Jan. 3, 2013) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a brief illness.

She was born Feb. 21, 1937 in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Chuck and Wilma (Pearce) Housley.

An area resident since 1968, Mrs. Willoughby had worked as a waitress at Mark’s Restaurant in Dunkirk.

Survivors include two sons, Michael (Judy) Willoughby of Dunkirk and Jeffrey (Linda) Willoughby of Cassadaga; one brother, Jan Housley of Aurora, Colo.; and three grand-daughters, Ashley, Allyson and Alycia Willoughby.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard G. Willoughby, who died Oct. 27, 2012; and a sister, Katherine Warren.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.