Trudy M.Chatel, 64, of 55 West Main St. passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home, following a lengthy illness. Born June 11, 1958 in Olean, she was the daughter of Frederick H. and Shirley M. Harris Southwick who predeceased her. She was married to Mark Chatel who survives.
Trudy had resided most of her life in Friendship. She attended Friendship Central School and was a graduate of there, class of 1976. She resided most of her life in Friendship, and had done various jobs in the area. In her younger years, she dove semi-trucks at times with her husband.
She enjoyed crocheting, doing phone games, driving cars or semi-trucks.
Surviving are a son, Michael (Danielle)Simons of Friendship; 3 grandchildren, Cyle (Sarah) Simons of Shinglehouse, PA, Dominic Simons of Friendship, Brett Simons of Friendship and Izzy Simons of Friendship; a sister, Anna L. (Terry) Archbold of Friendship; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Trudy was predeceased by a brother, Geary Southwick.
There will be no visitation or funeral.
Burial will be in Maple Gove Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Treusdell Funeral Home, Friendship. Online condolences may be sent by clicking on the button below.