Hume --- Loraine E. “Cookie” Belford of 10864 Claybed Road died Saturday, August 4, 2018 in her home. She was born on November 7, 1941 in Colden, a daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Szwaczkowski Ebert. On April 20, 1963 in Washington DC she married Carl M. Belford who survives.
Cookie was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1961 to 1963 and was a bus driver for Fillmore Central School for 42 years.
She enjoyed fishing, going to the casino, gardening, camping and most of all being with friends and family.
Surviving in addition to her husband are their children, Catherine Bentley of Hume, Carl (Tami) Belford Jr. of Fillmore, Carol (Keith) Hennard of Fillmore, Laurie (Christopher) White of Fillmore, Thomas (Katherine) Belford of Nunda, 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may gather from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N Genesee Street, Fillmore. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Hume Baptist Church. Pastor Joel Stroud will officiate. Full Military Honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 1155 of Fillmore. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Fillmore.
Memorials if desired to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or the Wide Awake Club Library, P.O. Box 199, Fillmore, N.Y. 14735