Emmaline "Bobbie" PERRY

Emmaline T. “Bobbie” PERRY, 92, of Hickox, PA, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Bradford Manor, Bradford, PA. 


Born November 15, 1925, in Allegany, NY, she was the daughter of George E. and Dora S. Putt Kyser. 


On May 4, 1952, in Wellsville, NY, she married Vaughn H. Perry, who predeceased her on March 21, 1981. 


She was employed Northern Potter School District as a school bus driver for 38 years, Genesee Natural Foods for over 15 years, and by Si Pepperman Auctioneer for many years.  Bobbie served two terms as a Potter County Commissioner.  She was a member of the Genesee Old Home Day Committee and served as a trustee of the Genesee Area Library. 


Surviving are:  two children, Nancy (Al) Dean of Brownsville, TN and William Perry of Plant City, FL;  six grandchildren;  five great-grandchildren;  three brothers, Ronald (Carol) Kyser, Donald (Shelly) Kyser, and Carl (Sue) Kyser, all of Olean, NY;  a sister, Geraldine Taggerty of Portville, NY;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, JoAnn Austin Stephens;  a granddaughter, Billie Jo Vossler;  and four siblings, Francis Kyser, Walter Kyser, Marie Uplinger, and Laura Stuckey. 


A Graveside Service will be held in Genesee Cemetery on a later date.  Arrangements will be announced by Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. 


Memorials may be made to Genesee Area Library, P.O. Box 135, Genesee, PA 16923. 


Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.