James E. Stockwell

CATTARAUGUS – James E. Stockwell, 66, of South Street passed away Tuesday April 8, 2014 at his home.He was born July 18, 1947 in Gowanda, NY the son of the late Earl and Florence (Westfall) Stockwell. On June 10, 1967, he married the former Patricia Pierce, who survives. Mr. Stockwell was employed for 44 years at Cattco in Cattaraugus, NY. Besides his wife of 46 years, he is survived by a son, William “Bill” Stockwell of Franklinville, NY; a daughter Barbara (Jeffrey) Howell of Nokomis, FL; three grandchildren, Ashley, Craig James and Alexis; and four great grandchildren, Austin, Mattie, Abby and James. Also surviving are two sisters, Decline White of Salamanca, NY and Lenora “Cookie” (Richard) Victor of Dunkirk, NY and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Francis Stockwell; and a sister, Lucille George. Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley, NY on Sunday April 13, 2014 from 7-9pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the funeral home. Burial will be in Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus, NY. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Kidney Foundation.