ROCHESTER - Althea Virginia Dunbar Chisholm, 90, of Franklin Street died on Wednesday Nov. 25, 2020 at her daughter's home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 29, 1930 in Newton, Mass. the daughter of Emdon and Edith (Richards) Dunbar.
Many considered Althea the original Martha Stewart. She had a talent for making beautiful creations from everyday items and her skills as a seamstress were cherished. She spent hours tending her gardens and brought smiles to all who passed by her home.
Althea spent her life caring for her family as wife, mother, caretaker and grandmother. She was the family historian. Her recollections of our family history was remarkable and valued.
The widow of Fred Harry Chisholm who passed in 2016, she is survived by daughters, Cindy (Robert) Corriveau, Wendy (Richard) Clough; grandchildren, Tracy Taif (Abe), Kristen Clough (Eddie Goodman), Kevin Clough (Laura); great grandchildren, Nicholas McKinnon, Aden Taif and many beloved nieces, nephews and special friend, Marion Taylor.