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STAMFORD - Cora B. Scudder, 96, of Stamford, formerly of Oneonta, passed away Saturday evening, Jan. 13, 2018, at Fox Hospital in Oneonta surrounded by her family.
Born on Sept. 13, 1921, in Sharon Springs, Cora was the only daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Mattice) Baker.
She was a graduated of Bugbee School and Oneonta Senior High School.
Mrs. Scudder was married to Donald G. Scudder of Oneonta on June 1, 1940, in Goshen, with Ken and Daisy Loucks as witness.
Cora worked for The Oneonta Star in the Circulation Department and retired from Empire Livestock Auctions in Oneonta.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, in Oneonta and a member of Presbyterian Church in both Oneonta and Stamford.
Cora loved her family and was very proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed visits from friends and family. She also spent many hours with her books, movies and loved to play bingo and cards.
Mrs. Scudder is survived by her daughters, Linda (Charles "Lad") McKenzie and Connie (Stephen) Lewis; three grandchildren, Donald S. (Sara) McKenzie, Douglas C. (Celia) McKenzie and Amy A. (George) Lewis Koch; great-grandchildren, Hollyn, Charlie, Eden and Anna McKenzie; and several cousins.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 40 Cornell Ave., Hobart. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, at the First Presbyterian Church, Stamford, where a calling hour will precede the funeral from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Cora may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Stamford or to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.
Share condolences with the Scudder family at www.macarthurfh.com.
Published on January 15, 2018
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