Allison Jimerson, 74, formerly of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, died Tuesday at her home.
Born Allison Watt in Quakerbridge, she was a graduate of Thomas Indian School. She had an associate's degree in social services from Medaille College.
She had worked as a short-order cook for the Snack Shack in Buffalo and the Wedge Restaurant in Niagara Falls, prior to retiring and moving to Salamanca.
Mrs. Jimerson was a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Turtle Clan.
Surviving are two daughters, Sheila Keeves of West Seneca and Jennifer of Killbuck; four sons, Curtis and Timothy, both of Salamanca, Thomas John and Theodore John, both of Allegany; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Annie Lofts.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in O'Rourke & O'Rourke Funeral Home, 25 River St. Burial will be in Hillside Haven Cemetery, Steamburg.