In memory of
Nina E. McMullen
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In memory of
Nina E. McMullen
BRADFORD, Pa. - Nina E. McMullen, 98, formerly of Prospect Avenue, Aspen Manor and Eden Heights, passed away Friday (April 13, 2018) at Bradford Ecumenical Home following a lengthy illness. Nina was born on Feb. 8, 1920, in Olean, N.Y., a daughter of George and Lola Root Weatherell. On April 4, 1948, at the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Olean, she married her husband of 30 years, Richard J. McMullen, who predeceased her on July 26, 1978. Nina was a 1938 graduate of Olean High School. She worked at Bell Aircraft in Buffalo, N.Y. during World War II. She also worked in several area stores, including A.E. Ewing Co. She was a lifelong member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, where she was a former member of the choir, the Altar Guild and a Sunday school teacher. Nina loved the Olean YMCA and her friends there and was a member there for over 25 years, until she turned 90. She was a former member of the board of directors for the YMCA and was an active volunteer. Nina danced with the Enchanted Mountain Line Dancers and the Twin Tier Twisters at many local events. She also loved dancing with Dance Arts, where she started at age 67. Nina loved the theater and appeared in several musicals with the Olean Community Theater and Theater Workshop. She especially loved walking in the outdoors and her flowers in her younger years. Nina is survived by four sons, Jeffrey R. McMullen of Cuba, N.Y., John A. McMullen of Olean, Michael J. (Krislyn) McMullen of Elizabethtown and Daniel R. McMullen of Cheriton, Va.; five daughters, Kathleen A. (Jon) Champlin and Maureen E. McMullen, both of Cuba, Holly E. Johnson of Portville, N.Y., and Peggy (Gary Redington) Cradduck and Julie (Sam Lemon) Bellamy, both of Olean; 11 grandchildren, Erik (Hillary) Johnson, Jeanne (Richard) Ortiz, Alyssa McMullen, Rachel McMullen, Joshua and Emily Cradduck, Casey, Keriann and Jacob Bellamy, and Kaitlyn and Matthew McMullen; and seven great-grandchildren, Kiera, Avianna, Tah Jae, Gavin, Brekin, Sophie and Gabriella. Along with her loving husband and parents, Nina was predeceased by four brothers, infant Harold, John, James and Ronald Weatherell; and four sisters, M. Roberta Ueblhear, Martha Matthews, Ann Judge and Alice Moore. As per Nina's wishes there will be no public visitation. A memorial funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (April 18, 2018) at the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Olean. The Rev. Kim E. Rossi, will officiate. Burial will be in the Allegany Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, c/o Memorial Fund, 109 S. Barry St., Olean, NY 14760, Olean YMCA, 1101 Wayne St., Olean, NY 14760 or to Bradford Ecumenical Home, 100 St. Francis Drive, Bradford, PA 16701. Online condolences may be made at LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
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