Nancy L. Childs

Nancy L Childs, 71, of Bradford, formerly of Olean and Cuba, passed away, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, peacefully, at The Pavilion at BRMC.

Born May 24, 1946, in Biloxi, MS, she was the daughter of the late Kerlin and Peg (Sullivan)   Farwell.

Nancy was raised in Cuba. She was a 1964 graduate of Cuba High School.

She had worked as a waitress and kitchen manager at various restaurants in the Olean area, including Paul's Steak House, the Alcove, Castle, Ho-sta-geh, and retired from Mickey's in Olean.

Surviving is one son, Richard L. Bess, of Bradford, six grandchildren, Rachel Bess, Paige Bess, Tanner Bess, Ashley (Wayne) Gage, Jessica (Brandon Baribeau) Case, and Joshua (Jennifer Laskowski) DeFilipo, five great grandchildren, Conner Gage, Bailey Gage, Jennavinca Smith, Bentley Baribeau and Brielle Baribeau and her former husband Ronald C. Bess.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Jennifer Case, one grandson, Cooper Bess and one brother Bob Farwell.

At Nancy's request there will be no public services. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial if desired may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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