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Obituary for Darlene M. Gelyon

Darlene M. Gelyon, of East Concord, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo at the age of 65.

She was born December 2, 1952 in Buffalo, NY - a daughter to the late Roland and Josephine (nee Balesteri) Collins.

Darlene was a homemaker and loved to bake. She was also a member of St. Aloysius Church in Springville.

She married her husband, John J. Gelyon, on March 12, 1971 in South Buffalo. He passed away in May of 2017.

She is survived by her children: John D. (Rachel) Gelyon of Lackawanna; Darlene J. (David Juenemann) of Gowanda; her siblings: Ronald (Judy) Collins of Hamburg; Patricia (Bill) Coomes of Illinois; Denise (Dennis) Alguire of Angola; a brother-in-law: Robert Piwko; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son: Daniel, who passed away in 1998; and a sister: Dawn Piwko.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home- 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, January 3 at 10 AM at St. Aloysius Church, Springville. Burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery.
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