Mildred Helen Hanes

Mildred Helen Hanes, 78, of Dunkirk, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away April 24, 2014 at Absolut Care in Dunkirk.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1935 in Tonawanda; the daughter of the late Harvey and Dora Ann (Donnigan) Hanes.

She worked as a bookkeeper for Your Host Restaurant in Hamburg and Fredonia until her retirement. She was also a bookeeper for the Silver Creek Library and the village of Silver Creek Clerk’s office.

Mildred enjoyed playing Bingo, putting puzzles together, cards (Solitaire) and gardening. She was known for her pristine yard. The neighbors called her “Mother Nature.” In her younger years she really liked to roller skate.

Survivors include her adopted daughter Dorthy (Jim) Huch of Silver Creek; a close friend, Rosemary Kulaw of Silver Creek; and several adopted nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family with the date and time to be announced.

Arrangements are by the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek NY.