North Chili - Mildred (Steedman) Salisbury, 97, of North Chili, passed away Saturday, (June 17, 2017) at Westwood Commons, in North Chili.
Mrs. Salisbury was born February 6, 1920 in Churchville, a daughter of the late Alexander and Isabel (Gibson) Steedman.
Mildred attended Roberts Beauty School, graduating in July 1939. After which she owned Mildred’s Beauty Shop in Bergen for many years. She retired at the age of 92, after 70 years as a hairdresser. Upon which, the rolls changed: her daughter began to do Mildred’s hair every week. She was the oldest living member of the Hesperus Chapter #823 Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Bergen Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
She was a resident of Sunset Beach, Waterport for 68 years. Mildred loved to work in her flower beds and truly enjoyed her grandkids, and devoted daughter.
Mrs. Salisbury is the wife of the late Milton Salisbury, who passed away in 1997.
Surviving is her daughter, Jane Oshea-Slack of Bergen; and two grandsons, Charles (fiancé Riley Wathen) Slack of San Francisco, CA, and Michael Slack of Bergen.
Mildred is preceded in death by a son, Charles Salisbury; a sister, Gertrude (late George) Denneville, and sons-in-law, Phil Oshea, and Michael P. Slack.
Friends may call on Saturday (June 24, 2017) from 1 to 4 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake St., Bergen, where Mildred’s Funeral Service will immediately follow calling hours at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be in Mt. Rest Cemetery, Bergen.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carlton Volunteer Fire Dept., 13504 Waterport-Carlton Rd., Waterport, NY 14571; Genesee County Animal Shelter, 3841 West Main Street Rd., Batavia, NY 14020; or the Mt. Rest Cemetery, c/o Jane Slack, 22 Townline Rd., Bergen, NY 14416.
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