June A. Rought, of Clarksville, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019 at Cuba Memorial Hospitals Palliative Care Unit following a lengthy illness.
Born on September 5, 1938, in Elmira, she was a daughter of Clifford and Alice Seymore Crain. She married George E. Rought on July 20, 1954 in Montrose, PA.
June loved country music and taught herself to play guitar and enjoyed playing for friends and family. Her passion was helping others and often donated her handmade hats, blankets, and bears to cancer patients and head start children. She found happiness in planning family gatherings, cooking, baking, yard sales, shopping, and writing poems.
She retired from Olean Tile Company after 20 years of employment and was a full time mother.
She leaves behind her husband of 65 years and their four children; Wilson J. Rought of Port Orchard, Washington, Dianna L. Rought of Wellsville, Laurie L. (Charles Sheffield) Kelley of Cuba and David (Lisa) Rought of Bradenton, Florida;
several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; her brother, Cliff (Christine) Crain of Roanoke, Virginia; a sister, Joan Shell of Horseheads; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Family and friends may gather at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 2-4 P.M. for a time of visitation and sharing memories.
Burial will be in West Genesee Cemetery, Obi, New York.
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