Julianne Doyle BentleyJulianne Doyle Bentley Memorial Scholarship

     The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Julianne Doyle Bentley Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund has been established by John and Ruth Doyle of Cuba, NY in memory of Julianne Doyle Bentley. Julianne Doyle Bentley, 43, of 55 Stevens Street Wellsville, NY passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, July 21, 2013. She was born October 21, 1969 in Rochester the daughter of John and Ruth (Friel) Doyle of Cuba, NY.

Julie graduated from Cuba Central School in 1987. She then spent a year in Japan as a Rotary Exchange Student. She graduated with a B.A. degree in Sociology from Grove City College in 1992.  She was employed by Wellsville Manor for 4 years and for Sterilator Co. in Cuba, NY for 9 years.

Julie was a very caring, outgoing person with a beautiful smile. She loved to help out other people. She was loved among the AA community and often took an active role in AA meetings. She was artistically talented and enjoyed painting. More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her sons, Alex, Owen and Evan. In recent months, she spoke often about her closeness to God.

In addition, to her parents, Julie is survived by her three sons, Alexander Doyle and Owen and Evan Bentley, her siblings, Shawn (Marlene) Doyle, Timothy (Jenn) Doyle, Denise (Kevin) Goodman, her former husband Christopher Bentley, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a Cuba Central School student or a Wellsville Central School student. The one-time non-renewable awards are designated for a student enrolled in a two or four year school entering his or her sophomore, junior or senior year of a program.