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June M. Randall

By T.J. Woodward
Oct 6, 2011, 11:44am

June M. Randall, 89 of Silver Springs, died October 3, 2011 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital. She was born June 18, 1922 in Java, NY to the late Carlisle (Finis Bush) Graves. Mrs. Randall started her early education in a one-room schoolhouse on Michigan Rd in Curriers and graduated from Arcade High School. She furthered her education at Bryant and Stratton Institute in Buffalo, followed by a position as accountant/bookkeeper for the Grange League Federation (GLF) in Perry, where she met her husband and farm partner. She and Burdette A. Randall were married on June 17, 1944 and the 65 years that followed, found them working together on their dairy and cash crops farm in the Town of Castile.
          She was an active member of Wyoming County Home Bureau, Farm Bureau and a member of the Silver Springs United Methodist Church, where she served as a member of the choir for decades. She served as bookkeeper for her husband who was Castile Town Supervisor and was an Election’s Inspector for years. Mrs. Randall was extremely proud of her agricultural heritage and their place in an active farming community. She found great pleasure in raising chickens and peddled eggs locally for years. Family members and legions of friends remember her as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. She seemed to have ceaseless energy and a capacity to help anyone or any domestic animal in need. She is preceded in death by her brother Carl L. Graves; husband Burdette A. Randall who died in 2009. 

She is survived by her daughter Jane. A. (Richard) Eliasz of Castile; sons Norman C. (Susan) Randall of Castile; Eric A. (Eleanor) Randall of Alexander; sister-in-law Margaret Graves of Java; grandchildren Molly, Maggie, Nellie, Emily, Jesse and Rebecca; great-grandchildren Bailey, Jacqueline, Fiona and Robert, along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday October 9, 2011 from 2 to 6 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. 10:00 AM funeral services will be held on Monday October 10, 2011 at the Silver Springs United Methodist Church 11 Church St. Silver Springs, NY 14550. Interment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville, NY. 

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Silver Springs United Methodist Church 11 Church St. Silver Springs, NY 14550 or to Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo 219 Bryant St. Buffalo, NY 14222. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.



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