Jessica L. Wingate, 23, of Earlville Rd., Earlville, NY, died as the result of an automobile accident on Sunday, March 20, 2011.
She was born on November 15, 1987 in Hillsdale, MI, a daughter of Todd and Stephanie Weidner Wingate. Raised in Indiana before moving to Earlville, she was a graduate of West View Jr.-Sr. High School in Topeka, IN. Jessica was a waitress at the Knotty Pine Diner in Wampsville, NY and had previously worked at Denny’s Restaurant in Oneida, NY. She had an infectious smile, an engaging personality and loved camping and music.
Surviving are her mother and step-father, Stephanie and William Lipsey of Earlville, NY; father and step-mother, Todd Wingate and Karen Wingate, both of Hillsdale, MI; brother, Dyrek Wingate of Hillsdale, MI; maternal grandparents, Margaret Grant of Hillsdale, MI; Samuel Weidner, Sr. of Lewistown, MT; maternal step-grandmother, Barbara Weidner of Elkhart, IN; paternal grandparents, Glenn and Jane Wingate and Margaret Carlisle, all of Hillsdale, IN; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Thursday, March 24, 2011 from the Park United Methodist Church, 17 Broad St., Hamilton, NY.
Burial will be private at the convenience of her family.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton on Wednesday from 4-7pm.