Josephine Marra Wehmeyer


Josephine Marra Wehmeyer

Josephine Wehmeyer is a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s Academy and later earned her Bachelor’s and Masters Degrees from St. Bonaventure University. Mrs. Wehmeyer was a teacher at Olean High from 1962 until her retirement in 2002.

Mrs. Wehmeyer was an innovative and resourceful teacher who inaugurated the first film study course at Olean. She led the english department for many years, taught several AP courses, and was generally the tutor of choice for students at risk of not meeting their english requirement.

Mrs. Wehmeyer passed away following her retirement, and is survived by her mother, older sister, husband, daughter and son. Josephine was a dutiful and loving daughter, an adored wife, a doting mother and an absolutely dedicated teacher. She is keenly missed by all whom she touched in her 67 years.


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