Ethel “Maxine” Hamlin of Wilmington, N.C., former resident of Wellsville, N.Y., passed away on May 22, 2013.

Born on May 27, 1927, she was the daughter of Riley and Sarah Miller in Harrison Valley, Pa. She was a graduate of Harrison Valley Central School. She married Donald Hamlin on March 7, 1947, who predeceased her on Dec. 25, 1999. They resided in Wellsville, N.Y., where they started a family and she began work at WTGrants and retired from Kmart in 1987.

She is survived by her son, Lon (Kathy)Hamlin; daughter, Diane Katerelos; grandchildren, Tina Hendricks and Stephanie Katerelos; and great-granddaughter, Sydney Hendricks. She is also survived by her sister, Evelyn Church of Madison, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.

A private burial will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville, N.Y.