Juanita S. "Nita" Lindstrom, 98, died January 21, 2011 at The Homestead in Penn Yan, where she lived for the past three years.
There will be no calling hours. A "memory of life" service will be held at the Penn Yan Emmanuel Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, followed by interment at Branchport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 332 Main St., Penn Yan, NY, 14527 or Yates County Humane Society, 1216 State Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY& 14527.
Nita was born Sept. 3, 1912 in Italy Hill to Charles and Anna (Kegley) Ansley. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary (Disbrow-Dagett Post). She was an antique dealer for many years, operating the Treasure Trove antique shoppe at her farm in Branchport. She was employed for many years at Westinghouse Corp. in Bath.
Nita was recognized by RSVP of Schuyler and Yates Counties for 25 years of volunteer service. She volunteered at the Once Again Shoppe in Penn Yan until July 2007.
She is survived by two sisters, Mary Paddock Scranton and Margaret Flynn, and her brother, Clarence (Helen) Ansley, all of Penn Yan; her two daughters, Barbara A. Lindstrom of Bloomfield and Lois N. (Peter) Agliata of Penn Yan; eight grandchildren, Bob Horton of Rochester, Bill (Pam) Horton of Avoca, Leslie (Gary A.) Drum of Branchport, Richard (Chiharu) Horton of Saitama-Ken, Japan, Jeff (Chris) Broome of Ft. Myers, Fla., Michael (Holly) Broome of Aurora, Colo; Matthew and Shawn Broome of Penn Yan. She is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren, Gary E. and Katherine Drum; Jessica, Neil, Rob (Angela) and Ashli Horton; Brianna, Jarin, Caleb, Sandra, Samuel, Kasey, Kelsey, ALysa, Logan, Benjamin and Jacob Broome; three great-great grandchildren, Makaylah and Camden Drum and Elijah Horton and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, three sisters, Beulah (Alan) Rapalee of Penn Yan, Edith Ansley and Mabel (Paul) Frank, both of Rochester and her brother, Charles Ansley of Penn Yan.