Elizabeth L. Vara

Elizabeth L. Vara

Elizabeth L. Vara, 87, a resident of Dunkirk Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at her residence.

She was born in Angola, on July 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Louis and Leola (Smith) Small.

Mrs. Vara graduated from the former Angola School, with honors. She was a Homemaker all her

life. Mrs. Vara was a former member of the Silver Creek Senior Citizens and enjoyed playing Bingo and participating in Flea Markets.

Survivors include a daughter, Renee TImmerman, of Fredonia; a son, Charles Vara, of Silver Creek; two brothers, Louis Small, of Angola; and Jerry Small. Also surviving are four grandchildren- Aimee Glapa, Matthew Timmerman, Charles J. Vara, Connor Vara, great grandchildren Nicholas & Nathan Glapa and several nieces & nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Charles L. Vara, whom she married on September 25, 1954 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, Silver Creek and who died in 1983, a brother Milford Small and two sisters Arlene Burnett and Sylvia Lietz Julian.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Saturday morning, December 8th, from 10 am to 12 pm, where a Memorial Service will follow at 12 pm, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, Smith Mills, officiating. Private Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenwood Cemetery, Silver Creek.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box

15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or the Silver Creek Fire Department Emergency & Rescue Squad, 162

Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolley