Louise A. Lathrop

WESTFIELD – Louise A. Lathrop, age 97, formerly of Westfield, died Wednesday (October 30, 2013) at the Chautauqua County Home in Dunkirk, NY.

She was born on February 3, 1916 in Buffalo, NY, the daughter of the late John M. Stalbach and the late Lulu Clark.

Louise was the owner and proprietor of the former Lathrop’s On The Lake Restaurant in Barcelona for many years.

She is survived by two nieces, Judith Presutti of Dunkirk, NY and Jacqueline (Robert) Dill of Watkins Glen, NY; and one nephew, David (Roberta) Clark of Campbell, NY. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.

She was predeceased by her husband, Max J. Lathrop, who died in 1972; her sister, Ruth Chasnis and her brother, John Clark.

At Louise’s request all services are private.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmont Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY. Log on to to send Louise’s family a message of sympathy.