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Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 11/27/14

Robert Michael "Mike" Hammond, 54, of Watkins Glen passed away Nov. 16, 2014. A graveside committal service was held Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Sugar Hill Cemetery, 100 Locust Lane, Watkins Glen at 1 p.m. He is predeceased by parents, Frank J. and Helen C. Hammond, brother Jim Hammond and devoted dog "King." He is survived by six brothers and sisters, Ruth Maxwell, Bill (Jeannie) Hammond, Ken (Rebbi) Hammond, Nancy (Kevin) Reynolds, Joe (Penny) Hammond, and Linda Cotton; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Schuyler County Humane Society, PO Box 427, Montour Falls, NY 14865 (Schuylerhumane.org).
You may sign a guestbook, extend condolences to the family or "Light a Candle" in his memory online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.


Painted Post--Isabelle R. "Issi'' Jones, 79, of Painted Post passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls.
Honoring her wishes there are no prior calling hours and her services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rock Stream Cemetery, Rock Stream.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to Southern Tier Hospice Inc., 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830-3657 or the Rock Stream Presbyterian Church, Old Lake Road, Rock Stream, NY 14878.
Isabelle was born Jan. 11, 1935 in Reading Center, a daughter of the late Marcus E. and Ellen Jayne Denison. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1952. On Aug. 29, 1953 in Dundee she married John B. "Jack" Jones. Formerly of Rock Stream and Watkins Glen, she had lived in Painted Post since 1970. She was a former advertising director for 20 years, employed by Corning Building Co. and C.B.C. Furniture, retiring from them in 1994. From 1994 to 2002 she was a typesetter and graphic artist for the Corning Penny Saver. A real people person, she continued her love of dealing with people by becoming a greeter at Walmart.
Besides her busy work schedule, Mrs. Jones was a member and vice president of the Rock Stream Cemetery Association, and in her spare time she loved outdoor activities, including walking, bike riding and swimming, as well as indoor hobbies of canning and playing cards.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by her husband of 61 years, "Jack" Jones at home; two daughters, Jennifer J. (Robert) Wise of Rotterdam, New York, Marilyn E. Jones and a son Brian S. Jones, both at home; a granddaughter Zoe J. Wise of Rotterdam, a sister Deborah Ann Dailey of Rock Stream and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a sister Madeline E. Sather and a brother Harold Denison.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Penn Yan--Melanie Lattimore Knapp, 38, of Penn Yan, formerly of Auburn, departed this life Nov. 21, 2014 at Clifton Springs Hospital fighting her cancer to the end.
A gathering, including a Nightingale Nursing ceremony, is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Chapel at the Spa Apartments (adjacent to the hospital), 11 E. Main St. in Clifton Springs. The Rev Gail Conners will officiate. It is requested in lieu of flowers, contributions for the benefit of Mel's children can be made to her mom, Deborah Rogers, 132 Burns Terrace, Penn Yan NY 14527.
Melanie graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 1994. While raising three children, she attended FLCC Nursing School to fulfill her dream of becoming a nurse and graduated in 2008. She worked as an ICU nurse at Clifton Springs Hospital. Melanie was known to all her friends and family for her independent mind and free spirit. She loved the company of friends and singing along to her favorite songs. Melanie was admired by her co-workers for her nursing skills and interest in meeting the end-of-life needs of patients. She will be sadly missed by all of her friends and those lives she touched with her compassion.
Melanie is survived by her son Brenden T. Knapp, daughters Tayler M. and Callie E. Knapp, her mother Deborah Rogers of Penn Yan, her father Thomas Lattimore of Seattle, sister Rebecca Lattimore of Santa Rosa, California, brother Ryan Beattie of Rochester, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and her loving boyfriend Dr. Christopher Wright who tended to her tirelessly until the end.
Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home, 70 Main St., Phelps.


PENN YAN--Emilie Trank, 83, formerly of Penn Yan, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Bixby Home in Interlaken.
Emilie was born Feb. 2, 1931 in Frankfort, Germany, the daughter of Heinrich and Katerina Wagner Rein. She married her husband, William J. Trank on July 8, 1955 in Frankfort, Germany. Besides being a loving mother and grandmother, Emilie loved to shop and dine out. She had a gift for gab and enjoyed having conversation with people.
Emilie is survived by her children, Sylviane (Tom) Cogan, Patrick (Laurie) Trank, Clare Baker, Christine Sebring and Curtiss Trank; grandchildren, Damien, Katrina, Colin, Marlaina, Jeremy, Jessica, Derek, Brianna, Gabriel, Heather, Robby and Tiffany; as well as numerous great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Emilie was predeceased by her husband, William J. Trank; brother, Heinrich Rein Jr.; sister, Henni Dekeyser; and son-in-law, Robert Sebring.
Friends and family called Monday, Nov. 24 at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, where her funeral service followed with Pastor Dave Spencer officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Cemetery in Dundee.
Memorial donations may be made in Emilie's memory to the Bixby Home, 8342 N. Main St., Interlaken, NY 14847 or to Lifetime Care, 3111 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14623.
Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com.


Himrod--Steven E. Webster, 72, of Himrod died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 with a Fireman's Prayer Service at 8 p.m. at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where his funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1 with Lew Ann Giles officiating. Burial will be in Grove Mount Cemetery, Himrod. A celebration of his life will follow at the Himrod Fire Hall.
Steven was born June 25, 1942, in Elmira, the son of the late Emerson A. and Anna E. Spencer Webster. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1960. He moved to Rochester and was an employee of Kodak for seven years. When his mother passed in 1969, he returned to Himrod to take over the family business, the Gold Coast Trailer Park. Steve was also a Dundee Central School bus driver for 22 years and a past president of CSEA. He retired in 2003, turning his business over to his son.
He enjoyed helping people and was a member of the town of Milo for 32 years on the planning board and as a town councilman. He was a Yates County legislator for 12 years and a past member of the Dundee Rotary Club, where he was named a Paul Harris Fellow in 2003.
Besides his family, Steve's next greatest love was the Himrod Fire Department. He joined the department in 1970 and over more than 30 years, rose through the ranks of line officers, including chief. He received numerous awards for dedication and service including Yates County Fireman of the Year in 1983 and the Roger A. Ribble Memorial Award in 2005.
His favorite pastime was hunting at his camp in Pennsylvania during turkey and deer seasons. There was always a close knit group of guys staying there and Steve was the head chef.
He is loved and will be dearly missed by his wife of 38 years, Debra A. Webster at home; son Jared S. (Melanie) Webster of Himrod, daughter Corteney A. (Scott) Boudinot of Dundee; four grandchildren, Casey L. and Jessica A. Mortensen, both of Ohio, and Steven J. and Aidan A.R. Webster, both of Himrod; sister Judi Webster of California, many relatives and countless friends.
Steve was predeceased by his parents, three-year-old brother Jared Lee in 1941, sister Marilyn "Peggy" Knapp in 2005 and daughter Stacy K. Mortensen in 2012.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Himrod Fire Department, 3530 Himrod Road, Himrod, NY 14842.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Death Notices

PAUL F. COMPTON JR., 48, of Watkins Glen, Nov. 18, 2014. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
EUGENE A. DELAND, 90, of Dresden, Nov. 23, 2014, Huntington Living Center, Waterloo. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
ROBERT M. "MIKE" HAMMOND, 54, of Watkins Glen, Nov. 16, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
Isabelle R. "Issi'' Jones, 79, of Painted Post, Nov. 24, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Melanie L. Knapp, 38, of Penn Yan, Nov. 21, 2014 at Clifton Springs Hospital. Arrangements by Cheney Funeral Home, Phelps.
Emilie Trank, 83, formerly of Penn Yan, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Bixby Home, Interlaken. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
IRENE E. WACHALA, 69, Nov. 21, 2014 at The Homestead, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
Steven E. Webster, 72, of Himrod, Nov. 22, 2014, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 11/19/14

Edwin Charles Barkman passed peacefully Nov. 7, 2014 just before midnight. Born and raised in Watkins Glen, he was the son of Judge E. Claire and Genevieve Schubmehl Barkman. Ed was a decorated World War II veteran, serving with the 50th Combat Engineers and participated in the invasions of Okinawa and the Philippines. Prior to World War II, he obtained a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and was employed as a hard rock miner in several locations, including Butte, Montana and Jerome, Arizona. After surviving several "close calls" in the mines, he returned to college on the GI Bill and obtained a degree in Forestry from the University of Montana.
After joining the U.S. Forest Service, he was assigned to Flagstaff, Winslow, and, finally, Payson, Arizona, which served as his home base for the majority of his career. He retired to North Phoenix after serving as an Assistant District Supervisor for the Tonto National Forest. Ed was predeceased by his wife of 42 years, Audrey (Davis). His survivors are son Evan (Wendy) of Eagar, Arizona; daughter Anne Spaulding of Lexington, Kentucky; and grandsons Matthew Barkman of Flagstaff, Arizona and Cylor Spaulding of Baltimore, Maryland.
Ed will be cremated and interred in the National Cemetery in Phoenix in the company of his comrades-in-arms. There will be no services, as per his wishes. If you wish to make a donation in his memory, contributions to the Humane Society of Arizona or the Hospice of Arizona would be appreciated. Our heartfelt thanks and gratitude go out to the wonderful staff at John C. Lincoln Hospital, North for their caring, attentive, and professional service and to Hospice of Arizona, Greenfield House for their loving care in easing his passing. Godspeed, Ed.

Cheryl Elshaug, 57, of Hector passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. She was born Jan. 5, 1957 in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Lloyd and Edna Lundquist. A celebration of her life was held at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. The family received visitors at the funeral home from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A celebration of Cheryl's life took place after the service.
Cheryl was predeceased by her parents and a grandmother, Elizabeth Anna Lundquist, with whom she had a special close relationship throughout her life. She was also predeceased by two brothers, Leslie and Bradley Lundquist and a sister, Betty Ann Sanderson. Cheryl is survived by her significant other of 15 years, David Moat; son, Chris Lundquist of Hector, step-daughter, Tamera (PJ) Wilmot of Rochester, step-son Ken Moat (Misty Rich) of Speedsville, New York; daughter-in-law Jeanne Ruggles (Ben Reynolds) of Odessa, sister Janice (Bob) Cumming of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada; special grand-daughter Cassidy Moat, grandchildren Coleman Wilmot, Kenzie Wilmot and Lincoln Moat and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials in her memory may be made to Valois-Logan-Hector Vol. Fire & Rescue, PO Box 46, Hector, NY 14841. You may sign a guestbook or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Penn Yan--Helen S. Manley, 97, of Penn Yan, passed away at the Homestead Nursing Home Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
A graveside service for Helen took place at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Helen's name to St. Michael's School, 214 Keuka St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Helen was born Nov. 12, 1917 in Dundee to Herbert and Eliza (Clark) Spencer. She was a machinist for Michael Stern's and retired after 37 years.
She is survived by her brother, Carl Spencer of Penn Yan; sister, Elda Strong of Penn Yan; several nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her husband Thomas Manley; brothers, Harold and Ralph Spencer; sister-in-law, Adele Spencer; brother-in-law, Guy Strong.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com.

Muriel C. Wasson, 96, of Burdett, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. She was born in Bennettsburg Feb. 13, 1918, the daughter of Edwin C. and Orrilla M. (Smith) Chase. She was a graduate of Watkins Glen High School. On June 19, 1937, she married Raymond Wasson in Corning. Mr. Wasson passed away in 1973. Muriel was a waitress at Chef's Diner for 25 years. She loved to read, crochet and spend time with her family.
She was predeceased by two sons, Jerry Dean Wasson and Gary Lynn Wasson; and siblings, George A. Chase, C. Elaine Reynolds and Orville F. Chase. Muriel is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Clyde) Taylor of Burdett, several grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made in Muriel's memory to Care First of Wounded Warriors. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" atwww.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices
KAREL AMBROZ, 79, of Penn Yan, Nov. 12, 2014 at the Homestead Nursing Home, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
Cheryl Elshaug, 57, of Hector, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
GEORGE R. HAVENS, 81, of Penn Yan, Nov. 13, 2014 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
STEPHEN R. HULSE, 67, of Branchport, Nov. 15, 2014 at the Penn Yan Manor. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
HELEN S. MANLEY, 97, of Penn Yan, Nov. 14, 2014 at the Homestead Nursing Home, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
SHARON MILLER, 68, of Rock Stream, Nov. 14, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
JOHN S. SALTSMAN, 72, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
MARYLOU THOMPSON, 74, of Watkins Glen, Nov. 7, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
DOROTHY J. "DOTTIE" WALKER, 84, Nov. 13, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
Muriel C. Wasson, 96, of Burdett, Nov. 12, 2014. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 11/12/14

Alice K. Decker, 92, formerly of Montour Falls, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at Cayuga Medical Center. She was born in Elmira Feb. 18, 1922, the daughter of Oswald and Sarah (Rugaber) Kambeitz. She married Hugh Decker May 10, 1942. Alice was a longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and former member of the Montour Falls United Methodist Church choir and director of the children's choir.
She was predeceased by her husband Hugh and by several brothers and sisters. Alice is survived by her daughter, Diane (Richard) Webster of Illinois; her son, Lawrence (Marian) Decker of Ithaca; a sister, Ruth Murphy of Florida; a brother, Bob Kambeitz of California; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A service will be held privately by the family. Alice will be laid to rest beside her husband in Montour Cemetery.
You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Janice L. Freese, 93, formerly of Burdett, passed away peacefully Nov. 6, 2014. Born in Logan, New York, she was a lifelong resident of Schuyler County. The family will receive friends at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Thursday, Nov. 13 from 12-1 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. and burial at Hector Presbyterian Cemetery.
She was predeceased by her parents DeForest and Edith Nichols, her husband Linford S. Freese, and grandson Scott D. Freese. She is survived by son Lynn (Sue) Freese of Oxford, North Carolina, grandson Brett (Stephanie) Freese and great-granddaughter Violet of Raleigh, North Carolina. Also surviving are great-grandaughters Sandi and Kathy Freese and great-great-grandchildren Gio, Bella and Valerie, all of Arizona.
Besides being a homemaker, mother and helping with the farm chores, she also worked in the cafeteria at Watkins Glen Central School, Wickham's store in Hector and retired from the main office at the Willard Psychiatric Center. She was active in Farm Bureau, enjoyed traveling and the Burdett Craft Group. She and her husband were active in the Schuyler County Humane Society and the Elmira Dog Training Club. She had resided at the Catherine Court Senior Apartments in Montour in recent years before moving to Oxford, North Carolina Jan. 1 of this year.
The family wishes to thank the staff and management of Granville House in Oxford and Community Home Care and Hospice of Henderson, North Carolina for the excellent care given.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Hospice, the Schuyler County Humane Society or a charity of your choice. You may sign a guestbook or express condolences to the family online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

Rose G. Stevenson, 88, of Montour Falls passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital. She was born in Corinth, New York Nov. 14, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Nettie Crouch Gates. She was predeceased by a son, Paul Chrisman in 2003 and by her husband, Harley Stevenson in 1981. She is survived by her children, Andy (Donna) Chrisman of Newfield, Mark Chrisman of Watkins Glen, Peter Chrisman of Horseheads, Diane (Leroy) Fish of North Bangor, New York, Carol Chrisman of Dansville and Steven (Betty) Britton of Pulaski; daughter-in-law, Anna Chrisman; a sister, Immogene Melfi of New Castle, Pennsylvania; brother, George Gates of Mexico, New York; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at the home of Andy Chrisman, 2716B Elmira Road, Newfield. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" atwww.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices
Alice K. Decker, 92, formerly of Montour Falls, Oct. 31, 2014 at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
Janice L. Freese, 93, formerly of Burdett, Nov. 6, 2014. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
JAY L. GREENFIELD, 83, Nov. 4, 2014 in Florida. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
"DORIS" DOROTHY MCCAULEY, 92, of Dundee, Nov. 6, 2014 at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
EVELYN A. PERCY, 96, Nov. 4, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
Rose G. Stevenson, 88, of Montour Falls, Oct. 31, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.



Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 11/5/14

Tyrone/Dundee--June M. Cameron, 81, of Horizons in Canandaigua, previously of Dundee, formerly of Tyrone, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at F. F. Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua.
Honoring her wishes there are no prior calling hours. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tyrone United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1, Tyrone, NY 14887, or any chapter of the American Red Cross.
June was born June 24, 1933 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Frederick and Henrietta Helmstetter Graubner. She was a retired clothing buyer for retail stores, specializing in little boys clothing, having worked for Sealfons, in Westfield, New Jersey in the early 1970s.
She moved to Tyrone in 1986, where she became a very active member of the community. As a member of the Tyrone United Methodist Church, she was especially involved with the senior luncheons, was the first president of the Mustard Seed Thrift Shop, was a former member of the Tyrone Chapter #612 Order of The Eastern Star and volunteered at Red Cross blood drives. She will always be remembered as a loving, helpful person with a charismatic smile.
She is survived by her four children, Michele M. Crispin of Venice, Florida, Michael E. (Cathy) Oerfradi of Union, New Jersey, Nancy A. (Dale) Harrison of Watkins Glen, Deborah J. Oerfradia of Fort Lee, New Jersey and four grandchildren.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Penn Yan--Michael Evan "Ev'' Stoltzfus, 22, of Penn Yan went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, from complications of an acute illness.
Michael was born Oct. 12, 1992 in the town of Milo, the son of Samuel B. and Ruth M. Stoltzfus. He received his A.S. degree in accounting from Finger Lakes Community College. He was the former office manager of Oak Hill Farm Bulk Food and was currently working as a counselor at Fairplay Wilderness Camp for boys in Westminster, South Carolina. He was a member of Wellspring Fellowship Church in Penn Yan; and Volunteer on the Penn Yan Ambulance. "Ev," as he was called by his closest friends, had a vibrant relationship with the Lord; he loved life, people and kids. He had a passion for dealing with numbers, and was inspired by new challenges, vowing to never become bored with life.
He is loved and will be forever missed by his parents Samuel B. and Ruth M. Stoltzfus at home; his brothers and sisters Bradley (Patricia) Stoltzfus, Jared Stoltzfus both of Penn Yan, Lyndsi, Stephen, Josiah and Rebekah Stoltzfus all at home; maternal grandparents Elmer and Rebecca Stoltzfus of Dundee; paternal grandparents Aaron and Susie Stoltzfus of Penn Yan; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.
Friends were invited to calling hours from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Crystal Valley Mennonite Church, 2420 State Route 230, Dundee, where his funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 with Wellspring Fellowship officiating. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairplay Wilderness Camp School 347 Wilderness Trail Westminster, SC 29693.
Arrangements entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.


Virginia E. Winner, 76, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1938 in Washington D.C., the daughter of the late John and Florence (McCulloch) Winner. Ginny, as many will remember her by, lived in Watkins Glen for many years where she was employed by Cargill Salt, and was co-owner of Martin's Newsroom with her husband Joe Martin. In later years she resided in Horseheads, and retired from Dimon and Bacorn. She was predeceased by a brother Robert Winner, and a sister Audrey Cogsdill. She is survived by her daughter Debra and three grandchildren, Liam, Kaden and Sierra. Ginny was a wonderful mother and grandmother devoted to her family and she will be deeply missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 905 Decatur St. in Watkins Glen. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.


Death Notices
June M. Cameron, 81, of Canandaigua, previously of Dundee and Tyrone, Oct. 31, 2014 at F. F. Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
ALICE K. DECKER, 92, formerly of Montour Falls, Oct. 31, 2014 at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
ALAN B. EDSALL, 68, Oct. 28, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
JUANITA GREEN, 68, of Penn Yan, Oct. 29, 2014 at Homestead Nursing Home, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
VICTOR G. MERRILL, 59, of Beaver Dams, Oct. 26, 2014 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
KEVIN L. ROOT, 59, of Van Etten, Oct. 31, 2014. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
KENNETH D. STEWART, 76, of Montour Falls, Oct. 29, 2014 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
Michael Evan "Ev'' Stoltzfus, 22, of Penn YaOct. 29, 2014, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Virginia E. Winner, 76, of Watkins Glen, Oct. 25, 2014 at home. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
MICHAEL F. ZEMEIC, 55, Oct. 26, 2014. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.







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