Pauline Pelton, 89, of Attica passed away Tuesday December 22, 2015 at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home. Pauline was born on August 2, 1926, in Batavia to the late Albert (Katherine Moynihan) Kohl. She is preceded in death by her siblings Mary (Joseph) Czapeczka, William Kohl, John (Regina) Kohl, Courtney Kohl and Catherine Kohl
Pauline graduated from Cortland University in 1947 with a degree in Physical Education. She taught recreation and elementary school PE at a number of area schools. She taught at Mount Morris early in her career, at Arcade, Bliss and Pike in 1961, at Attica and Alexander schools from 1962 - 1965 and at Oakfield Alabama from 1965 until her retirement in 1981.Pauline was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was very generous with everyone she met and loved to make everyone laugh. She loved games and activity. She taught swimming, badminton, volleyball, square dancing, the "hokey pokey" and cheerleading. She took great pride in her family and in everything she did. She was a special person and she will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched.
Pauline is survived by her husband Leo Pelton of Attica; her children, Jerome (Sharon) of Texas, Sharon (John) of California, Daniel of Stafford, Charles (April) of East Bethany, Andrew (Debra) of Alexander and Nicholas (Holly) of East Bethany; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Martha (Lee) Schrader of Indiana; sister-in-law Clara Kohl of North Java along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and family may call Monday December 28, 2015 from 12-3 PM and 5-7 Pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 11:00 AM Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday December 29, 2015 at Sts. Joachim & Anne Catholic Church, 50 East Avenue Attica, New York 14011. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent's Cemetery, Attica.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Genesee County Animal Shelter 3841 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.