Meade L. Frair


Little Genesee - Meade L. Frair 76 of 8212 Main St. passed away Monday August 18, 2014 in the Olean General Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born January 12, 1938 in Olean N.Y. he was the son of Orson & Eddith Burdick Frair. He married the former Sandra Grover on May 23, 1959 in Cooperstown N.Y. Mrs. Frair survives.

Meade was employed as a machinist at Dresser Rand Co. Wellsville for many years, retiring in 1995. He was a graduate of the Portville Central School class of 1956. Meade was a member of the NRA and was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed watching football on TV.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Cindy (Bruce) Wilkins of Portville and Kim (Joe Miller) Frair of Olean. Four grandchildren; Justin Giles, Kailey Peterson, Carrie Wilkins and Kristie Wilkins. Five great grandchildren; Trey Sallazzo, Tatum, Jessen and Katelynn Giles and Camryn Peterson. One brother, James (Anna) Frair of Portville and one sister, Jeanne (Rodney) Stives Portville. One brother-in-law, Hugh Martin of Portville, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister Louise Martin.

At Meade’s request there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220-3049

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar