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Winifred E. Canaan
August 5, 1925 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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ELDRED — Winifred E. Canaan, 97, of North Branch, passed away on Sunday (May 28th, 2023) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born on Aug. 5, 1925, she was the daughter of Arthur and Susie Neale Fitzsimmons. On June 1, 1945 in Bradford, she married Everal R. Canaan who preceded her in death on April 17, 1999.
Winifred was a 1943 graduate of Corsica High School. She was a member of the Eldred United Methodist Church. Family was very important to her, and she was always there for everyone. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are three sons, Raymond (Gloria) Canaan of Winder, Ga. and Tom (Deborah) Canaan of Eldred; Sid (Kay) Canaan of Bradford, two daughters, Patricia (John “Ozzi”) Schwab of Eldred, Rev. Linda (John) Allen of Dover, Fla.; one sister, Virginia Smith of Smethport; 21 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, William Canaan; and one daughter, Connie Goldsmith.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023, and again on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Frame Funeral Home, at which time funeral services will be held.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com