Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.

Licensed Funeral Directors

Benjamin R. Olney, Licensed Funeral Director

Benjamin began his career in funeral service in May of 1987 at the Koch-Wetmore Funeral Home in Ulysses, PA while he was a college student at Mansfield University.  He went on to graduate from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, NY.  He has owned and operated the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Ulysses, PA since 1990.  In 2016, he became a licensed New York State Funeral Director.  He is married to the former Sheila Erway and they have two children, Aaron and Joy. 

Ted E. Crowell, Licensed Funeral Director

A graduate of Rushford High School and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Ted E. Crowell served honorably with the US Army in the Korean War.  In 1961, he married the former Marjorie Cameron.  They have four daughters and five grandchildren.  Ted has served the Wellsville area as a Funeral Director since 1962.  He has been active in numerous civic and community organizations and serves as an Allegany County Coroner.

Non-Licensed Staff---Mortuary School Student

Dylan P. Foust began his career in funeral service in May of 2014. Dylan is currently a student at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.  He will continue working part-time at the funeral home and will begin full-time employment in May of 2018.

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