Arlie Rosalie Wilkie, age 81 of Rochester Street Warsaw died Friday January 18, 2013 at her own home surrounded by her loving family.
Arlie was born in Warren, Pa., September 22, 1931, the daughter of the late Franklin and Ellen Mae Vorse Geiger. She was a lifetime resident of Wyoming County and she worked in food service at Manor Oak Nursing Home in Warsaw before retiring. She was a longtime member of the Valley Chapel Free Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening and sewing. She will best be remembered for her home made fudge, as she was a terrific cook and baker.
Arlie was preceded in death by two husbands; Rev. Elwood Meyerhoff and Theodore Wilke, two brothers; Bruce and Clifford Geiger, three sisters; Marjorie Geiger, Annabelle Ferry, and Mildred Rounds. Survivors include two brothers; Laurence (Joyce) Geiger of Springcreek, Pa., Ted M.R. (Winnifred) Geiger of Bear Lake, Pa., a sister; Joyce (Opal) Miles of Warren, Pa., a stepson; Paul (Brenda) Meyerhoff of Chautauqua, NY, a daughter; Sandra Boss of Hattysburg, Miss., five grandchildren; Gary, Cody, and Kable Kahl, Brent Boss and Chelsea Schmieder, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Friends of Arlie Wilkie may gather with family for a time of remembrance at the Valley Chapel in Warsaw on Thursday, January 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Todd Daningburg. Burial will follow privately in the Willowbrook Cemetery in Dunkirk. Weeks Funeral Home, 123 N. Main St., Warsaw, has arrangements. Please visit www.weeksfuneral.com to offer online condolences.