Tillapaugh Funeral Home
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COOPERSTOWN - Frances Marie (Dziergowski) Page was born Oct. 4, 1928, in Whitestone, to Edward and Wanda (Kilmuszka) Dziergowski.
Fran attended schools in Flushing and College Point.
She worked in zipper and glove factories until the family...
COOPERSTOWN - Jan lost her determined and courageous battle with multiple myeloma just after midnight, Dec. 8th, holding hands with her children. Her will to live and love of her family gave her extraordinary strength and her love kept her family...
COOPERSTOWN - Lifelong Cooperstownian Terance James Roy Pugliese passed away suddenly Monday, evening, Dec. 3, 2018.
To newcomers, he was known as Terry, to friends he was The ACE, T.P., The Mayor, or Ambrose, and to his daughters, he was their...
CHERRY VALLEY - Michael Kurth Swatling, 71, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at St. Joseph's hospital in Syracuse.
He was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Herkimer to Roy K. Swatling and Elizabeth M. (Schroeder) Swatling.
The Swatling family...
ONEONTA - Joan Welch Hopkins died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.
Joan was born in Cooperstown on Jan. 23, 1941, to Mildred Miner Welch and Alva Curtis Welch.
She graduated from Cooperstown Central School in...
COOPERSTOWN - Veronica Vargo of Cherry Valley passed away on Sept. 22, 2018, at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing.
Born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Mary (Varchula) and Andrew Simchak on April 14, 1924, Veronica was the youngest...
COOPERSTOWN - Dorothy Marie (Vidosic) Smith, 79, of Cooperstown, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.
She was the daughter of Joseph Paul Vidosic and Martha Marie Van den Bulck; sister of Richard Paul; wife of Roger Colton; mother...
COOPERSTOWN - Mary H. Hill, 89, of Cooperstown, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Cooperstown Center.
Born Sept. 3, 1929, in Brooklyn, Mary was the daughter of Alexander and Helen (Lynde) McNeil.
Raised in Brooklyn, she married a neighbor and...
HARTWICK - Raymond L. Woodbeck, 69, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at his home on Bristol Road, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Lenora; and children, Lisa Miller and Raymond Woodbeck.