FREDONIA - Agnes M. DuBois, 88, of Fredonia, formerly of Glasgow Road, Cassadaga, died Friday, Jan, 11, 2013, at Brooks Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Alice Pierce Derby and Reginald Nickerson. She was a graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School and Dunkirk Business School.
Agnes was employed as a bookkeeper at various car dealerships throughout the area, and also assisted with the family business, Automotive Electric and Machine Company and DuBois Auto Electric.
Agnes M. DuBois
She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. Agnes spent her retirement years listening to country music, reading, watching and feeding birds and camping with her kids and grandkids.
Wife of 47 years to the late Albert B. DuBois, whom she married Oct. 25, 1947, and who died July 16, 1994; mother of Linda J. (Patrick Barry) Jarvis of Fredonia, with who she made her home; James A. (Michele Laskey) DuBois of Cassadaga; and the late Mary A. Lewetzki, Oct. 14, 2010; mother-in-law of Kevin Lewetzki of Cassa-daga; grandmother of Marie Milliman, Richard J. (Heather) Jarvis and James DuBois, all of Cassadaga, Maureen L. (Jory) Lake of Emmaus, Pa., Lauralee Lewetzki of Brocton, Patrick (Amanda Hornburg) Lewetzki of Portland, Kellie (Warren Yokom) Lewetzki of Cheektowaga, Brandon (Tabatha Sasek) DuBois of Chandler, Ariz., and Jeremiah DuBois of Texas; great-grandmother of Montanna Pope, D.J. Odelbralski, Griffin and Austin Lake, Remington and Ryker Jarvis, Keilana and Kaevon Mosley, Ava Marie Millett, Camille Epolito, Skylor DuBois, Ethan, Reilly and Kyla Hornburg, and Dillon Laskey; sister of Robert (Shirley) Nickerson and David Derby, all of Cassadaga, Jack (Anita) LeBarron of Inglis, Fla., Leon (Bonnie) Lebarron of Ruskin, Fla., Ronald Nickerson of Colorado, and the late Alton, Lawrence, Duane and Reginald Nickerson Jr., Donald, Leon Jr. and Warren Derby, Norma Finucane and Mary Schrader; sister-in-law of Judy Dasher of Brocton, and Evelyn DuBois of Fredonia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews including a "special" niece Lauren (George) Davis of Ripley, who helped care for her the past three years.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Burial in Cassadaga Cemetery.