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Silas James Wellman

PLATTSBURGH - Silas James Wellman, 87, recently of Pine Harbor and formerly of Schenectady, died July 17, 2018, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Plattsburgh.
He...
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Silas James Wellman

Charles Brown

SODUS POINT - Charles A. Brown, 80, of Sodus Point, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 17, 2018, at Guthrie Corning Hospital in Corning.
He was born July 8,...
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Charles Brown

Geneva "Jean" Sanford

SIDNEY CENTER - Geneva "Jean" Morenus Sanford passed away July 16, 2018, at her home in Sidney Center, following a short battle with cancer.
Jean was born in...
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Geneva "Jean" Sanford

Nicholas Beers Jr.

KARNES CITY, Texas - Nicholas William Beers Jr., 75, of Karnes City, Texas, formerly of San Marcos, Texas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 15, at his home...
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Nicholas Beers Jr.

James O'Connor

BAINBRIDGE - James F. O'Connor, 93, of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Friday, July 20, 2018, at Wilson Regional Medical Center...
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James O'Connor

Catherine Hemmer

UNADILLA - Catherine Virginia Hemmer, 82, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Chestnut Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Oneonta.
She was born on...
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Catherine Hemmer

Carolyn Clark

DELHI - Carolyn J. (MacFarlane) Clark, 82, of Liverpool passed away on Wednesday.
She was born and raised in Delhi, graduating from Delaware Academy. She...
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Carolyn Clark

Patrick Volpe I

JEFFERSON - Patrick Daniel "Dan" Volpe, 59, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on the morning of July 5, 2018.
Dan was born in Kingston to Philip Edward...
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Patrick Volpe I

Betty Striegler

UNADILLA - Betty died peacefully in her sleep in the comforts of her home on her 81st birthday, July 11, 2018.
Betty was born in Bainbridge, the daughter of...
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Betty Striegler

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Recent death notices

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Patricia Pantaleoni

ONEONTA - Patricia Pantaleoni, 88, of Oneonta, passed away peacefully at home in Oneonta on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
Arrangements are pending with the Lester R....
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Patricia Pantaleoni

John Ramsey

COOPERSTOWN - John D. Ramsey, 75, of Cooperstown
died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his home.
Arrangements are pending with Tillapaugh Funeral
Service, Cooperstown.
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John Ramsey

Laura "Lucy" Mayne

RICHFIELD SPRINGS - Laura L."Lucy" Mayne, 86, of Richfield Springs, passed away in Cooperstown on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
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Laura "Lucy" Mayne

Scott David

Scott David, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, NY and a full obituary...
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Scott David

Ernest Chase

COOPERSTOWN - Ernest Wilson Chase, 98, of Cooperstown, passed away June 1, 2018, at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living Community in Acworth, Georgia.
Arrangements...
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Ernest Chase

Nancy Bachman

OTEGO - Dr. Nancy Jane Bachman, 61, passed away at home on May 22, 2018, after battling pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.
Arrangements are pending with the...
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Nancy Bachman

Catherine Althiser

WORCESTER - Catherine M. Althiser, 89, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Arrangements are pending with the Heller & Skinner Funeral...
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Catherine Althiser

Bruce Barnes

ONEONTA - Bruce R. Barnes, 66, of Oneonta, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Robinson Terrace in Stamford.
Arrangements are pending with the Bookhout...
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Bruce Barnes

Derelene H. Peplinski

BOWERSTOWN - Derelene "Dolly" H. Peplinski, 84, of Bowerstown, passed on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Arrangements are pending.
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Derelene H. Peplinski

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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Neomia Smith

SIDNEY CENTER - Neomia Smith, 85, retired, drew her last breath on July 18, 2018, at A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta.
Her life will be celebrated from 4 to 6 p.m.,...
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Neomia Smith

Bonnie Garrity

ONEONTA - Committal services for Bonnie Jeanne Garrity, 70, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Columbarium,...
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Bonnie Garrity

Neomia Smith

Neomia Smith, 85, retired, drew her last breath on July 18, 2018, at A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta.
Her life will be celebrated from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday July, 26,...
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Neomia Smith

Mary Simonds

Calling hours for Mary J. Simonds, 84, of Otego, who passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 20, at the Lester R....
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Mary Simonds

Darlyn Polli

GRAND GORGE - Darlyn J. Polli, 67, a longtime resident of Grand Gorge, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown.
Darlyn was born...
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Darlyn Polli

Dustin Groat

We, the family of Dustin Norman Groat, are thankful to all for the outpouring of support from our family, friends, community, co-workers and the staff at...
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Dustin Groat

Hilda Fancer

CONESVILLE - Hilda L. (Dent) Fancher, 81, passed away Saturday morning, June 9, 2018, at Robinson Terrace in Stamford following a long illness.
Relatives and...
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Hilda Fancer

Joann O'Brien

COOPERSTOWN - The Service of Committal and Burial for Joann M. O'Brien, 59, who passed away Feb. 4, 2018, will be offered at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 14, in...
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Joann O'Brien

Ernest Whitney

FRANKLIN - Graveside committal services, with military honors, for Ernest Eugene Whitney, 80, of Franklin, who passed away peacefully on Jan. 19, 2018, will take...
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Ernest Whitney

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Recent story contributions

Condolences forCharles Brown
Dear Beech......we are thinking of you and sending lots of love and prayers to you and all the family. What a beautiful family photo you sent... Read more
By Bob and Merry Boening

Condolences forPatrick Volpe I
My thoughts and prayers will be with you guys today. I wish I could be physically there for support and to celebrate Danny's life but... Read more
By JoAnn

Condolences forNicholas Beers Jr.
Every time he called or visited was a memory. There were not a ton but the ones we have we shall cherish forever. I wish you could have made it... Read more
By Jessica (Beers) Marino