Frances G. Wolinsky, 84, of 2706 Garfield Road, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the Hamot Medi-cal Center in Erie.
She was the widow of Dr. Irving R. Wolinsky, whom she married Sept, 26, 1948, and who died May 27, 2008.
Frances was born May 15, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late Louis and Betty Jacobson Gold-inger.
She was a 1988 magna cum laude graduate of SUNY Fredonia, receiving her bachelor's degree with a major in history and a minor in anthropology.
From 1988 until 2010, Frances was totally devoted to the Fenton History Center, Museum and Li-brary as a teacher, leader and instructor. She loved working with children, especially through her 'Local Lore Program' for area fourth graders.
She had been an active member of Temple Hesed Abraham since coming to Jamestown in 1946.
Surviving are two daughters: Sara J. (Dave) Reale of Jamestown, and Helene D. Wolinsky of Bur-bank, Calif.; three sons: Norman S. Wolinsky of Ithaca, N.Y., James A. Wo-linsky of The Villages, Fla., and Steven B. Wolinsky of Sarasota, Fla.; six grandchildren: Emily Wo-linsky of Austin, Texas, Michael Reale and Lauren Reale of Jamestown, Na-talie Wolinsky of Eau Clair, Wis., Jessica Wolin-sky of Burbank, and Bran-don Butler of Lakewood, N.Y.; a great-grandson, Ga-briel Crandall of Buffalo; and a brother, Kerry (Sari) Goldinger of Marlton, N.J.
In addition to her hus-band and parents, she was preceded in death by a sis-ter, Audrey Goldinger Mor-ton.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednes-day in the Lind Funeral Home. Burial will be in Beth-El Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Hesed Abraham, 215 Hall St., Jamestown, NY 14701 or St. Jude's Children' Research Hospi-tal, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101 or to the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St., James-town, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Florence at www.lindfuneralhome. com.