Mrs. M. Emily Gavitt

                Mrs. Lincoln (Emily) Gavitt , a resident of Stannards for 50 years, died Dec. 8, 1975 at Jones Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was 70.

                Mrs. Gavitt was born May 1, 1905 in Scio, the daughter of Godfrey and Minnie Coyle Sheehan.  She was a member of the Willing Firemen’s Auxiliary, the Allegany County Firemen’s Auxiliary, and the Moose Academy of Friendship.

                Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Ruth) Hurd of Belfast, Mrs. William (Thelma) Weaver of Wellsville, two sons, Harold Gavitt of Bath and Paul Gavitt of King’s Ferry, eight grandchildren, and two great grandsons.