Penny L. Legacy, 60, of Friendship, New York, passed away at Olean General Hospital on Thursday, November 25, 2021
Born on March 19, 1961, in Wellsville, she was a daughter of Donald and Nadine Snyder Foster. On May 7, 1988 she married James Arthur Legacy who passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021. Jim and Penny were together for 33 years.
Penny was a graduate of Richburg Central School Class of 1979 and two years later graduated with an Associate’s Degree from Alfred State College.
After college, she was Dr. Moss’ personal secretary in Olean for several years and when her children were young, she was a stay-at-home mom. After her children started school, she was a Library Aide at the Friendship Free Library.
Penny loved to read and will be remembered as a wonderful cook.
She is survived by her mother, Nadine Foster of Richburg; her children, Jude Legacy of Erie, Pa and Elijah Legacy of Friendship; a brother, Jamie (Bonnie) Foster of Wirt; a sister, Evalena Crainer of Little Genesee, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father Donald, and two sisters Linda Foster and Donna Leach.
A Memorial Service for both James and Penny will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Abundant Life Ministries of Cattaraugus County, 1331 Olean-Portville Road, Weston Mills, New York, beginning at 11:00A.M. The Rev. Bruce Taylor, will officiate.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.