May Irene (Trevellyan) Wescott


Whitehall, New York – May Irene (Trevellyan) Wescott, 81, a longtime resident of Whitehall, then Dresden, died peacefully on Monday, April 26, 2021, at Glens Falls Hospital after a brief illness.

Born on July 19, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Weldron and Irene (Wilson) Trevellyan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, her sister Elaine Stone and grandson Christopher Adam Wescott.

Left to cherish her memory are son Bruce Wescott and daughter-in-law Betty, daughter Patricia Wescott, beloved grandson Luke Wescott, sister Ellen (James) Durant and very special nieces Erin Barber and Faith DeKeado.

May graduated from Whitehall High School in 1957. She later graduated with honors from Adirondack Community College where she majored in English and won awards for her writing.

May was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend who will be greatly missed and remain forever in our hearts.

At her request there will be no calling hours, and services will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations in May’s memory may be made to Isaac Griswold Library, 12 Williams St., Whitehall, NY 12887.

Arrangements are under the care of the Jillson Funeral Home, 46 Williams St., Whitehall.

Online condolences may be left at www.jillsonfuneralhome.com.