Christine “Chrissie” Marie Mosher

Christine Marie Mosher

PORTVILLE - Christine “Chrissie” Marie Mosher, 48, of 27 North Main Street in Portville went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 19th surrounded by her many loving family members after a length and courageous battle with cancer. Born February 12, 1967 in Tulsa, OK, Chrissie is the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Tower Mosher. She is survived by her parents as well as 7 sisters and 6 brothers.

Chrissie attended school at Richburg Central until her freshman year at which time she transferred to Archbishop Walsh High School in Olean, NY, where she graduated in 1985. Upon graduation, Chrissie enrolled in SUNY Brockport where she majored in mathematics.

Enjoying the warm weather of the south, Chrissie moved to Atlanta, GA in 1990 where she was employed for many years at Pharmor Corporation as a clerk supervisor. She continued to live in Georgia until 2002 when she decided to move back to Allegany County to be closer to her parents and family.

Chrissie loved professional sports and was particularly fond of NASCAR and NFL football. She enjoyed participating in sports and one her proudest accomplishments was a completion of the annual “Run for fun up Stone Mountain” in Stone Mountain, GA. Whenever she wasn’t working or participating in sports herself, she would often be found gardening, reading or simply listening to her favorite country music bands. Christine’s sense of humor showed through everything she did and her patience was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her. Chrissie has a wonderful spirit for giving to others as evidenced by her daily volunteer work at the Olean Red Cross. Even after receiving her diagnosis of cancer, she continued to assist in the blood drives for several years thereafter, while at the same time, earning a degree in Medical Technology from Jamestown Community College.

She is survived by her parents Raymond and Margaret “Peggy” Mosher, Richburg, NY. She is also survived by 7 sisters; Madonna (David) Pierce, Mt. Vernon, OH; Monica (Ervin) Smith, Bolivar, NY; Margaret (William) Cowles, Russellville, AK; Regina (Tim) Caterino, Claremore, OK; Grace (Cole) Dailey, Painesville, OH; Kathleen (Christopher) Jester, Skiatook, OK; and Teresa Mosher, Rochester, NY. In addition to her sisters, Chrissie is also survived by 6 brothers; David (late Patty Wilder) Mosher, Bartlett, TN; Gregory (Diana) Mosher, Channahon, IL; John Mosher, White, GA; William Mosher, Grove, OK; Matthew Mosher, Richburg, NY; and Bernard (Heather) Mosher, Lockport. NY. Christine was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Lovell and Margaret Dunn Tower, her paternal grandparents Lawrence and Jesse Van Dyke Mosher, step-grandmother Betty Dean Mosher, sister-in-law Patty Wilder Mosher, and nephew Gregory Mosher.

Her family will receive relatives and friends from 4-8PM on Wednesday, June 24 at the Schaffner Funeral Home in Bolivar, NY. A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 25 at St. Mary’s RC Church in Bolivar, NY. Father Daniel Serbicki and Father Gregory Dobson will be celebrants. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bolivar, NY.