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ALES, Jean M. (formerly Reed, nee Wickenhiser)

ALES, Jean M. (formerly Reed, nee Wickenhiser)

ALES - Jean M.
(formerly Reed) (nee Wickenhiser)
A lifelong thread crafts enthusiast, Jean put down her needle for the last time on July 12, 2018. She was 70. Jean was a lifelong resident of the Town of Hamburg. Beloved wife of the late Elmer R. Ales; dearest mother of Christopher (Andrea) Reed; loving grandmother of Emily and Annalise; daughter of the late Gilbert and Clarissa Wickenhiser; also survived by many cousins. Jean was a Trustee of the Beulah Chapter #176, Order of the Eastern Star, State of NY. An OES program will be held Wednesday, July 18th, at 7 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two blocks south of William St.). The family will be present to receive relatives and friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home, where a prayer service will be held Thursday morning at 10:45 AM. Private interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hamburg. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Wounded Warrior or Toys for Tots. Jean served in the US Air Force and was a member of the Embroiders' Guild of America. Send condolences at

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Daniel R. Smolarek Funeral Home

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