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Obituary for Patricia O. Ulkins

Patricia Olin Ulkins, 72 years old, died unexpectedly the morning of January 11, 2022. Pat was born November 15, 1949 in Coudersport PA. She grew up in Coudersport with her parents, George and Shirley Olin, and her sister Georgeanne Kelley. Pat married Dennis Ulkins in Rochester, NY in November of 1969. They had one child, Marnie Ulkins in October 1970. Pat settled in Fredonia in the mid 1970’s, with her daughter Marnie, to attend SUNY Fredonia and quickly found her life’s passion, working with young children, at The Chautauqua Day Care Center on campus. Early childhood development and education remained the focus of her career and life, at The Chautauqua Day Care and eventually at her home-based school on Center Street in Fredonia. She was active in advocacy and organizations related to childhood development, as well as participating in local politics. She is survived by her daughter Marnie Ulkins of Fredonia and her sister Georgeanne Kelley of Florida. There are no memorial service plans at the present time. If you would like to do something to honor her memory, please donate to a children’s charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made at Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home.