Barbara A. Severtson
Allegany, NY Barbara A. Severtson, 66, of 1493 Four Mile Road, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (December 18, 2019) at home.
Born August 17, 1953 in Olean, she was the daughter of Edward and Helen Chokrach Kromar. On May 25, 1996 at her home in Allegany she married Jerry C. Severtson who survives.
Barbara was a 1971 graduate of Olean High School and she then began work at Line Material, which later became Eaton Corporation, until her retirement after 37 years.
She loved the culinary arts and always looked forward to this time of year, Christmas, for baking and celebrating. She also shared her husband's love of motorcycle riding and enjoyed riding with him.
Surviving besides her husband are a sister Ann (David) Ramire of Myrtle Beach, SC; 1 nephew Nicholas (Tina) Ramire of Olean and 2 great nieces Sophia and Makenzie.
She was predeceased by her parents, and a son Brian W. Blackburn.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 1-4pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean. Funeral services will be held Monday (December 23, 2019) at 10am in the funeral home. Rev. James Vacco, OFM, pastor of St. Bonaventure Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.