Elaine K. Sullivan, 85, of Fredonia, NY died Wednesday (March 26, 2014) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk after a brief illness. She was born March 22, 1929 in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Lida (Holtz) Kaiser Leckliter. A lifelong resident of Fredonia, Mrs. Sullivan graduated from Dunkirk High School and worked at the New York Telephone Company for several years. Elaine enjoyed reading, baking and spending time outside in her garden. Survivors include her daughter, Debra (Rick) Hill of Los Angeles, Calif.; her brother, Norman (Betty) Kaiser of New Smyrna, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Melvin Sullivan, in 2012; her sister, Dolores Morrison; and her brother,Lawrence Kaiser. Family and friends are welcome to call Friday from 2-4 p.m. at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. Services will be private. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Inc., 7540 North Gale Street, Westfield, NY 14787 or the charity of your choice.
Elaine K. Sullivan