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Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/10/18

Penn Yan--Richard M. "Dick" Davis, 83, of Penn Yan died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at The Homestead, Penn Yan.
There are no prior calling hours. A private graveside service will be held at in Hillside Cemetery, Route 14A, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wayne Fire Dept. for the Children's Playground, P.O. Box 91, Wayne, NY 14893.
Richard was born Dec. 3, 1934 in Dundee, the son of Mahlon and Ruth (Noak) Davis. On Dec. 26, 1953 in Wayne, he married the former Beverly M. Carpenter, who passed away June 13, 2004. He served in the U.S. Army in 1954. A lifelong area resident, Dick was a restaurant manager, having worked at the Lakeside Country Club in Penn Yan for over 17 years, and then the Penn Yan Elks Lodge, retiring in 1985. Mr. Davis was a charter member of Penn Yan Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge #2030, the Wayne American Legion Meade-Price Post 1208, Life Member of Wayne Fire Dept. and a past member of the Penn Yan Elks Lodge. He enjoyed camping, picnicking, growing grapes, and most importantly taking family vacations.
He is survived by four sons, Richard L. Davis of Aurora, Colorado, Steven W. (Carolyn Hilligus) Davis of Hammondsport, Jack M. Davis of Ogden, Utah and Jeffrey E. Davis of Canandaigua; two daughters, Sheri L. Buckland and Shelly B. Day, both of Hammondsport; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Keith E. (Kathleen) Davis of Bath; sister, Naomi Thompson of Bath and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by a sister Audrey Mae Davis, and two brothers Mahlon D. Davis of Lawrenceburg, Tennesee and Ronald B. Davis of Middlesex.
Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Elinor (Hoagland) Emmick, 101, passed away at her daughter's home in Snohomish, Washington, Sept. 26, 2018.
Mrs. Emmick was a native of Elmira and long-time resident of Montour Falls and Penn Yan. She and her late husband, Frank D. Emmick Jr., created Emmick Motor Co. in 1946 and worked together in the automobile business for several years.
Born to Bertha (Brewster) Hoagland and Franklin D. Hoagland in Canoe Camp, Pennsylvania, Aug. 30, 1917, Mrs. Emmick was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy (1933) and Elmira College (1938.) A gifted artist, Mrs. Emmick also attended Syracuse University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Albright School of Fine Arts in Buffalo. She and Frank were married at his aunt's home in Morris, Pennsylvania, June 25, 1938.
Mrs. Emmick was a civic activist who was passionate about local education and government. She served on the Montour school board, library board and in D.A.R. posts. She was an early member of the Conservative Party of New York and ran for the state assembly in 1970. In the 1980s, she and fellow local artists formed the Tumbling Waters Art Gallery in Montour Falls, located on the former site of Emmick Motor Co.
She attended First Baptist Church, Montour Falls and Lake Keuka Baptist Church in Penn Yan. She was baptized as a Christian at the age of 95.
Mrs. Emmick is survived by her children, Frank D. Emmick III (Jeanne), Stephen K. Emmick (Celeste) and Elaine Emmick Haft (Rustin); grandchildren, Jason G. Emmick, Laura Smith Emmick, Gus G. Emmick (Anne), Erin Haft Gardner (Dan) and Lauren Haft; great-grandchildren, Grace Emmick, Alexander Emmick, Nathaniel Emmick and Sarah Emmick; nephew, Jim Hoagland; niece, Justine "Tina" (Hoagland) Miller; several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Calling hours for Mrs. Emmick will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, with private interment at Montour Falls Cemetery Saturday, Oct. 13.
A public memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Lake Keuka Baptist Church, Penn Yan. Seating is limited.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lake Keuka Baptist Church, Penn Yan, or First Baptist Church, Montour Falls.
To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Dundee--Margaret T. "Peggy'' Herrick, 77, of Dundee passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira.
Friends are invited to calling hours from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. A private graveside service will be held in Sparrow Cemetery, Altay.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Altay Old Home Days Assoc. c/o Jason Doan, 4256 State Route 226, Dundee, NY 14837
Margaret was born Dec. 1, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Charles James Robertson and Matti A. Glattli Robertson. Her father passed away in 1942 when "Peggy" was only 2 years old. Her mother then married the late Norman Foster who raised all of her children as her own. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1958, from Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in 1961 and later in life she returned to school attending Corning Community College for a year studying computer programming.
A lifelong area resident, she was employed as a registered nurse by Arnot Ogden Medical Center for many years before working for 12 years at Taylor Wine Company in Hammondsport. She returned to nursing and retired in 1998. Not one to sit still, she opened her home as a bed and breakfast for eight years and also provided private duty nursing.
Mrs. Herrick was a very active member of the community, having been the founder of the Altay Young Couples Club, director of Altay Old Home Days Assoc., a member of the Tyrone F.D. Ladies Auxiliary and served as a Tyrone election inspector. She was a member of the Full Gospel Covenant Church in Altay, enjoyed gardening, reading, baking, spending time with family and supporting her grandchildren in all their endeavors.
She is loved and will be missed by three daughters, Margaret H. "Peggy" (Barry) Tortolon of Dundee, Cynthia M. (Peter) Oughterson of Rock Stream and Lisa M. (George Vindigni) Herrick of Canandaigua; three sons, William J. Herrick of Tyrone, twin sons Jeffrey A. (Lisa Marie) Herrick of Altay and Alex R. (Shelly) Herrick of Gulf Breeze, Florida; nine grandchildren; a brother Jim (Judi) Robertson of Altay and Texas; two sisters, Patricia (Richard) Chilbert of Altay and Barbara Jean (Andrew) Doyle of Rock Stream; sisters-in-law Virginia Herrick of Elmira, Patricia Robertson of Altay and Peg Robertson of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her father, mother and stepfather, she was predeceased by two brothers, Rob Robertson and John Robertson, and the father of her children, William J. "Bill" Herrick.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Dundee--Patricia H. Laumeyer, 58, of Dundee passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.
Friends are invited to celebrate her life at the family home at 5539 State Route 14A, Dundee, from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, where a memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. with Lay Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions would be graciously appreciated by the family.
Patricia was born Sept. 18, 1960 in Mankato, Minnesota, the daughter of Warren L. and Roberta (Cunningham) Bromeling. She graduated from Bertha high school in Bertha, Minnesota in 1978. She had lived locally for 18 years, previously of Long Prairie, Minnesota. She was a certified home health aide, employed by CDR of Geneva, until her health forced her to stop. In her spare time, she loved woodworking and crafts, lawn decorations, gardening, reading and her pets.
She is survived by her three children, sons Anthony A. (Crystal) Bromeling of Zumbrota, Minnesota and Neil W. Laumeyer at home; daughter Brandi Lynn Laumeyer of Rosemont, Minnesota; stepsons Robert J. "Bobby" Plattner II of Phoenix, Arizona and Thomas E. Plattner of New York City; three grandsons, Tyler Bromeling, A.J. Bromeling and Achilies Plattner; her mother, Roberta Bromeling of Bertha, Minnesota; four sisters, Jean (George) Ashbaugh of Hewitt, Minnesota, Susan (Lee) Baxter of Farmington, Minnesota, Judith (John) Poepping of Little Falls, Minnesota and Genevra (Carlos) Salazar of St. Paul, Minnesota; her boyfriend Roy Paulson at home; father of her children Jeff J. Laumeyer at home; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Patricia was predeceased by her longtime friend and soulmate Robert J. Plattner I Dec. 31, 2014 and her father Warren Bromeling in June 2002.
Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee; to leave online condolences visit www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Irondequoit--Capt. Charles W. Treat, 88, of Irondequoit passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at home.
Honoring his wishes there are no prior calling hours. A graveside service with Navy Honors will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in Hillside Cemetery, Millard Street, Dundee, with Lay Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to charity of the donor's choice.
Charles was born Feb. 8, 1930 in Port Huron, Michigan, the son of James Golden Treat and Marion Potter Treat. He graduated from Port Huron high school in 1947 and from Duke University in 1951 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, after which he joined the U.S. Navy serving three years active duty, and 24 years in the reserves attaining the rank of captain.
On April 28, 1956 in the Dundee Baptist Church he married the former Joan Grace Dibble, who passed away Oct. 27, 2005. Charles was a former Supervisor employed by Eastman Kodak Company--Film Manufacturing Organization for 35 years, in Rochester, retiring in 1989.
He was an active community member, belonging to many organizations throughout his life, including Life Member of A.U.S.N., Life Member Naval Institute, Life Member of Military Officers Assoc., National Society of Professional Engineers, Rochester Engineering Society, Masons ERAC #163 F&AM, the Rochester Yacht Club and Brook Lea Country Club. In his spare time he enjoyed model building, golf and puzzles.
He is survived by his sister Marilyn Treat Blaschke and nephew Karl Blaschke, both of Conyers, Georgia; niece Suzanne Smith of Port Huron, Michigan; a very special friend Larry (Janet) Wilt of Owosso, Michigan and several cousins.
Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

June Vosburg Venskytis, 79, of Dundee passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at Rochester General Hospital.
Beloved community and church member, counselor, gardener, singer, mother, grandmother, friend, she was born on April 15, 1939 and was raised in Painted Post, New York where she graduated from high school in 1957. She began her college years at Fredonia State studying vocal performance but would later take a more practical route and graduate from Mansfield State College in 1962 with a BA in elementary education. Shortly after, she, her former husband and first child would move to the Dundee area where she would spend the rest of her years.
Here in this tiny, close-knit community she would raise her four children and one foster child, renovate four houses, plant elaborate perennial flower gardens, stitch-n-bitch-n-craft, bake decadent desserts, cruise the streets on her bicycle with "Betsy's Angels," frequent the Corner Kitchen and antique shops, read and read some more, swim the waters and speed through the hills of the Finger Lakes singing at full tilt with or without company.
In the 1970s, she served as Director of the DundeeArea Historical Society. She also owned and operated The Greenhouse on Stoll Street in the 1980s and volunteered during her later years for the Youth Center, serving as a board member. She also sat on the Planning Board for the Village of Dundee. After achieving her MA in school counseling from Elmira College in 1987, June worked as a Prevention Counselor and Supervisor for Schuyler County, primarily in Odessa-Montour, where she would retire after years of service to middle school youth. At the center, always, there was the music and the church. Prominent choir member, for nearly four decades her mezzo soprano sang out to heaven and community from the altar of Dundee's First Presbyterian Church where she was an active member of the congregation and served for several years on the board.
Preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Clarabelle Vosburg, she is survived by her sister, Julie (Tom) Hunt, and nephew, Jeremy Hunt; her five grandchildren, Cassandra Spencer, Richard D'Amato, Daniel D'Amato, Emily Venskytis and Allison Venskytis; her four children, Erin Spencer, Elin, Eric (Jill) and Ecole Venskytis; foster son, Timothy Donnelly, as well as her child in spirit, Beth Taylor, the daughter of her dearest and long ago departed friend, Donna Bishop.
A celebration of her life was held at Rock Stream Presbyterian Church Saturday, Sept. 22 at 1 pm with the Rev. Priscilla Andrews, long-time dear friend, officiating. A reception followed at St. Mark's Terrace at 36 Millard St. in Dundee. Memorial contributions can be made to the Dundee Public Library and the Rock Stream Presbyterian Church.

Jose Angel "Joe" Zavala Ramos, 57, of Burdett passed away suddenly Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Joe was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, the son of Graciano Zavala and Ramonita Zavala Ramos. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, became a sergeant and proudly served his country for 12 years, including deployment to the Persian Gulf. He worked as a technician in CIT at Cornell University for 21 years. We will fondly remember him for his love of gardening, hunting, fishing, music and playing the congas. Most of all he will be remembered for his love of family and friends.
Joe is lovingly remembered by his family, including his wife Marion Zavala and their four children: Monique (Shane) Frankovic of Miami, Florida, Jose A. (Amie) Zavala of Little Rock, Arkansas, Jacqueline Zavala of Ithaca and Chantalle Zavala of Syracuse; his mother Ramonita Zavala of Hector, brother and sisters George Zavala of Manhattan, Ana Zavala of Hector and Edda (William) Agosto of Florida, New York; his five grandchildren, Jayleen Zavala, Jason Rogers-Zavala, Asher Joe Zavala, Luka and Chloe Frankovic; and niece and nephew, Addelis and Alexavier Agosto.
The family received friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Monday, Oct. 8 from 6-8 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 9 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a funeral service celebrating his life immediately after and followed by committal services with military honors accorded at Bath National Cemetery.
You may express condolences to the family or "Light a Candle of Remembrance" online at www.RoyceChedzoy.com.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to help fund scientist in finding a cure for diabetes: www.diabetesresearch.org/Give

Death Notices
Albert R. Aleixo, 96, of Dundee, Oct. 6, 2018 at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
IVAN B. CRANMER, 83, Oct. 1, 2018. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
Richard M. "Dick" Davis, 83, of Penn Yan, Oct. 8, 2018 at The Homestead, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
BETTY J. DEDOMINICS, 80, of Addison, formerly of Odessa, Oct. 2, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
CLAUDINE S. DEVAUX, 90, Oct. 3, 2018. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
Elinor Emmick, 101, Sept. 26, 2018 in Snohomish, Washington. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
MARY J. GOTTSHALL, 60, Oct. 4, 2018. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
Margaret T. "Peggy'' Herrick, 77, of Dundee, Oct. 8, 2018 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
PATRICIA H. LAUMEYER, 58, of Dundee, Sept. 26, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Joseph E. Martin, newborn, of Penn Yan, Oct. 8, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hosp. Rochester. Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Darryll I. Pruden, 63, of Penn Yan, Oct. 4, 2018 at home. Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
CAPT. CHARLES W. TREAT, 88, of Irondequoit, Oct. 8, 2018 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
JUNE V. VENSKYTIS, 79, of Dundee, Sept. 14, 2018 at Rochester General Hospital.
Jose "Joe" Zavala Ramos, 57, of Burdett, Oct. 1, 2018. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 10/3/18

Gregory Andrews, 47, of Montour Falls passed away unexpectedly Sept. 23, 2018 at Schuyler Hospital. He was born March 29, 1971, the son of Elwood Harley Andrews and Lorraine Hotchkiss.
Greg was a loving and devoted stay at home father. One of his favorite things to do was to watch all of his kids play sports. He coached CVSA youth soccer, enjoyed basketball, football, NASCAR and he loved to play a round of golf from time to time. Greg's favorite nights were spent with family and friends playing pool, game night and sitting around the camp fire.
He is survived by his fiancée of nine years, Jackie Ann Collins of Montour Falls; a daughter, Kennedy Grace Collins of Montour Falls; two sons, Jonathan M. Andrews and Justin M. Andrews of Montour Falls; stepson, Kameron J. Collins of Montour Falls; his father, Elwood Harley Andrews of Missouri; five sisters, Dedra A. Campbell (Steve Bursi) of Wayne, Diane M. Sutton (Terry Scotchmer) of Wayne, Pamela Andrews (Dale Anderson) and Deborah Andrews (Curtis Kruse), both of Missouri, and Christine Andrews (Charles Drake) of New York; three brothers, Donnie Campbell of Wayne, Dennis A. (Nancy) Campbell of Bath and Elwood Harley David (Gale) Andrews Jr. of Missouri; special lifelong friends, Mark (Debbie) Holton of Montour Falls and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Lorraine Hotchkiss and by his brother Daniel Thomas Campbell Sr. July 4, 2018.
Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of his life Sunday, Oct. 7 from 1-4 p.m. at the Montour Falls Fire Department. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to be shared among his four children. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home Montour Falls. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Dundee--Joan W. Boyce, 87, of Dundee died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan.
Joan was born March 11, 1931 in East Orange, New Jersey, the daughter of Fritz and Mary (Tolley) Wahlers. On Aug. 22, 1953 she married Franklin T. Boyce Sr. Moving to Dundee and having a master's degree in teaching, Joan was an elementary school teacher employed by Dundee Central School, until her retirement in the mid-1980s. Mrs. Boyce was a very active and dedicated member of Dundee United Methodist Church, along with the Red Hat Society and Dundee Library Woman's Study Club. In her spare time when she wasn't baking cookies, reading or playing cards, she enjoyed going for walks in the woods on her property.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by her husband of 65 years, Frank T. Boyce Sr. currently of Penn Yan; three sons, F. Thomas Boyce Jr. of Branchport, John Richard "Rick" Boyce and Robert W. "Bob" Boyce, both of Dundee; a grandson Richard T. "Ricky" (Monika) Boyce of Yorktown, Virginia; granddaughter Susan L. (Andrew) Visiko of Penn Yan; four great-grandchildren, Annabelle E. Boyce, Kimberly R. Visiko, Richard A. "Dickie" Boyce and Victoria Ann Boyce; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a brother Richard Wahlers.
Friends were invited to calling hours from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where her funeral service was held at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Marilyn Wood officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Library, 32 Water St., or the Dundee United Methodist Church, 35 Water St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Mahlon John Parker, 82, of Montour Falls passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. He was born in Elmira Oct. 8, 1935 and graduated from Sayre high school in 1953. Mahlon was a pipe fitter and plumber at Westinghouse in Horseheads for 39 years, retiring in 1993. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1958-1962, and later retired as Chief Petty Officer from the Navy Reserve after serving from 1962-1986. He was a member of the American Legion Post 676 in Odessa and the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Laura (Fosdeck) Parker; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Kelley Parker of Gilford, New Hampshire; grandson, Brad Lee Parker; step-grandchildren, Dustin and Christopher Overholts; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his children Leon, Joseph and Ellen Parker.
Relatives and friends were invited to call Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 1-2 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. His funeral service began at 2 p.m. followed by burial with full military honors in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Odessa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the American Legion Post 676, P.O. Box 137, Odessa, NY 14869. To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Himrod--Captain William J. "Bill'' Peters Jr., 81, of Himrod died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at home.
Honoring his wishes there will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172.
"Bill" was born Sept. 27, 1936 in Cedar Grove, West Virginia, the only son of William Jennings Peters Sr. and Virginia (Eary) Peters. His father never got to see his son, as he was killed in a mining accident at the age of 24 before Bill was born. His mother passed away when he was nine, leaving him and his sister to be raised by their grandmother.
Bill served in the U.S. Marines Corps during the Vietnam War, retiring in 1977, after 22 years of active duty service and earning a rank of Captain. On July 5, 1991 in Bullhead City, Arizona, he married the former Sandra L. Mair.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sandy L. Peters at home; three children, daughters Lynn and Helen Ann and son John; stepson Michael, stepdaughter Tammy, sister Rebecca Anglin of Las Cruces, New Mexico and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son William David Peters.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

David L. Sidle, 84, of Alpine passed away peacefully surrounded by his children Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. He was born in Sempronius, New York Aug. 16, 1934, the son of Charles and Beatrice Sidle. Dave graduated from Odessa Central School and served with the U.S. Army from 1955-1956. On Jan. 2, 1960, he married the former Sandra Wickham in the Odessa Baptist Church.
After being honorably discharged from the army, he worked for New York Telephone Company, Sherwin Williams and the Schuyler County Sheriff Department. He went on to work as an insurance adjuster before establishing the David L. Sidle Agency, Inc. He was the president of the agency until 2007.
As a member of the Odessa Baptist Church, Dave was active as a Sunday school teacher, trustee, deacon and choir member. He was former president of the Watkins-Montour Rotary and past Commander of the Odessa American Legion Post 676. He was active as a Scout Master, later served as the chairman for the Seneca Drums District of the Boy Scouts of America and served as chair of the 4-H Horse Committee. David was active in the Professional Insurance Agents of NY, serving on its board of directors. He served in many capacities in the Schuyler County community including county and state Republican Committee, Moose, Elks, Royce Fund, Chamber of Commerce, United Fund and the Schuyler Historical Society.
David is survived by his children, Diana (David) VanLoon of Mansfield, Pennsylvania, Margaret (Anthony) Manning of Frederick, Maryland, Karen (Donny) Gunning of Trumansburg and David (Sharon) Sidle of Trumansburg; brothers-in-law, Delvan Decker of Martinsville, Virginia, David (Terry) Wickham of Tularosa, New Mexico and John (Jackie) Wickham of Alpine; 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Sandra in 2014, brother Joseph Sidle in 1958 and by his sister Patricia Decker in 2017.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Thursday, Oct. 4 from 4-7 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. His funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 221 W. South St., Montour Falls. Burial with full military honors will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Odessa Baptist Church-Capital Building Project Fund, P.O. Box 149, Odessa, NY 14869. To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices
GREGORY ANDREWS, 47, of Montour Falls, Sept. 23, 2018 at Schuyler Hospital. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
JOAN W. BOYCE, 87, of Dundee, Sept. 28, 2018 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
GLENN R. "DICK" MASHEWSKE, 71, of Penn Yan, Sept. 25, 2018 at Keuka Comfort Care Home, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
DONALD R. MCLOUD, 92, formerly of Penn Yan, Sept. 25, 2018 at home in Belhaven, North Carolina. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
MAHLON J. PARKER, 82, of Montour Falls, Sept. 26, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
CAPT. WILLIAM J. "BILL" PETERS, 81, of Himrod, Sept. 23, 2018 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
GARY L. PINNEO, 67, Sept. 30, 2018 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
GEORGE C. POWELL SR., 86, Sept. 8, 2018. Arrangements by LaMarche Funeral Home, Hammondsport.
DAVID L. SIDLE, 84, of Alpine, Sept. 28, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/26/18

Helen A. Baker, 88, of Watkins Glen died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at the Guthrie Corning Hospital surrounded by her husband, children and friends. She was born Dec. 25, 1929 in Bradford, the daughter of Stephen and Julia (Lugoska) Smolarz. Mrs. Baker retired from the Bradford Central School after 24 years where she was a cook and became cafeteria manager. She had also worked as a bookkeeper for the town of Orange, election inspector and for the Tyrone Home Bureau. She was a lifetime member of St. Stanislaus Church, Rosary Society, Parish Council and also was a Eucharistic Minister. She volunteered at the food pantry in Monterey for 24 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years Keith A. Baker of Watkins Glen; children, Theresa (Brion) Cherock of Liverpool, Larry (Bonnie) Baker of Beaver Dams, Lorraine (Steve) Szilagyi of Liverpool, Joni (Brad) Keefer of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bernard (Susan) Baker of Bradford, Roberta (Harry) Bailey of Bradford and Julie (Mark) Putnam of Beaver Dams; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters and a great-grandson Kristian Keefer.
Family and friends are invited to St. Stanislaus Church Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for visitation and a rosary recitation followed by a memorial mass with Father Pat Connor as celebrant and Deacon Douglas Farwell. Burial will be in the Tyrone Cemetery immediately following. Memorial donations in her name may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, Tyrone Fire Department and the Bradford Fire Department. Condolences may be made at www.fagansfuneralhome.com.

Gordon Albert Bauman, 85, of Watkins Glen passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at Beechtree Nursing Home in Ithaca. Born in Elmira May 16, 1933, he was a devoted husband of 66 years to Signa (Eggersdorf) Bauman and loving father to Lawrence Bauman, Donna Bauman and Thomas Bauman (Donna Crippen). He is also survived by one brother, Donald Bauman (Beverly) of Montour Falls; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Bauman and Bernice Conklin; eight grandchildren: Bailey Hughes, Erica Hughes, Kevin Bauman, Colin Bauman, Kyle Bauman, Carrie Bookheimer, Audrey (Bauman) Sessaman and Charles Bookheimer; and several nieces and nephews.
Gordon was a graduate of Watkins Glen high school and a 35-year Army Reservist, retiring as Command Sergeant Major. His passions included baseball, reading and hiking through Watkins Glen State Park. Friends and family will miss "Gordie's" sense of humor and generous nature, always willing to lend a hand.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Saturday, Oct. 13 from 1-3 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Burial will be in Montour Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Montour Falls Public Library or Schuyler Hospital.
To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Ruth J. Collins, 73, of Cayuta passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. She was born in Montour Falls Jan. 5, 1945.
Ruth is survived by her children, Les Gorton (Vinnie), William Gorton, Teresa Fenton (Randy), Larry Collins, Mike Collins (Amy) and Raymond Collins; brother, Wilfred Bush (Sue); sisters, Ronnie Sipes, Katrina Smith and Dawn Adams; stepmom, Roberta Cunningham; 12 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Larry Collins, father, George Cunningham and mother, Margaret Dense.
Friends and family were invited to a graveside service Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. at Cayuta Cemetery, State Route 224, Cayuta. There was a celebration of Ruth's life after the burial at the Catherine Town Park, off Grant Road, Odessa. Memorial donations may be made in Ruth's memory to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, 124 Marina Dr., Montour Falls, NY 14865. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
To leave the family a message of condolence or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

GARY D. CRANS, 73, of Troy, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 8:42 p.m. at Ohio's Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit, Troy, Ohio. He was born April 11, 1945 in Corning to the late Chester Crans and Dorothy (Snyder) Crans of Penn Yan.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Christina (Glenn) Houck, Troy, Ohio and Tammy (Steve) Hurley, Sidney, Ohio; one son and daughter-in-law, David (Rosa) Crans, Auburn, Georgia; six sisters, Nancy (John Fontana) Mortensen, Penn Yan, Beverly Sample, Penn Yan, Shirley (Roger) Templar, Florida, Sonja (John) Jose, California, Pam (Dany) Stark, Arizona and Cathy (Jim) Davis, Nevada; seven grandchildren, Jonathon, Christopher (Marcus Minix) and Kaitlin (Ian Greer) Houck, Matt (Jessica) Crans, Madison Hurley, Amanda (Jason Easling) and Aron Crans; four great-grandchildren, Chloe, Lily, Tristan and Cole; several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Lee Crans.
Gary graduated from Dundee Central School in 1963. He was a long-time member of the Dundee Fire Department. He enjoyed watching sports of all kinds, traveling and spending time with his family. Gary worked at the former Penn Yan Express in Penn Yan until its closing and retired from Giles Supermarket.
A celebration of Gary's life will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Dundee Baptist Church. Calling hours begin at 1 p.m., with the service following at 2 p.m. and ending with a fireman's service. Those wishing to attend may gather at the VFW in Dundee at 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary's name to the Dundee Fire Department, 12 Union St., Dundee.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua.

Death Notices
HELEN A. BAKER, 88, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 20, 2018 at Guthrie Corning Hospital. Arrangements by Fagan's Funeral Home, Bath.
GORDON A. BAUMAN, 85, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 22, 2018 at Beechtree Nursing Home, Ithaca. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
RUTH J. COLLINS, 73, of Cayuta, Sept. 16, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
GARY D. CRANS, 73, of Troy, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2018 at Ohio's Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit. Arrangements by Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, Ohio.
RANDY DEAL, 70, of Cayutaville, Sept. 13, 2018 in Eagle Bay, New York. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
MICHAEL R. DONNELL SR., 97, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 20, 2018. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/19/18

Dundee--Reba Dorthea Sanderson Ballard, 95, died at her daughter's home in Cicero, New York, Sept. 10, 2018, with other family members in attendance.
Reba was born in Milton, Vermont, July 8, 1923 to Raymond W. and Hallie B. (Mitchell) Sanderson. She graduated from Milton high school in 1939 at the age of 16. After serving as a Navy WAVE during World War II and then marrying John L. Ballard June 20, 1947, she received her B.A. from the University of Vermont in 1950. She and John then moved to Dundee, where they raised six children.
Reba was an Elder of the Dundee Presbyterian Church, a charter member of the Dundee Historical Society, a charter member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and a founding board member of the Dundee Children's Center.
Many have shared she was a second mother to them. Her home was a warm and welcoming place where you were greeted with a delicious meal and good conversation. Reba was a dedicated letter writer to family and friends, maintaining connections of love and happenings through the written word. Reba was an avid piano player and filled her home with music. She was a loving wife to John with whom she shared 64 years.
She is survived by her six children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a brother Ivan R. Sanderson of Milton, Vermont.
A gracious and caring woman, she will be missed.
Honoring her wishes there will be no prior calling hours. A joint graveside service with full military honors will be held in Milton, Vermont at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Children's Center, 62 Main St. or to the Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Mary M. Beligotti, 91, of Watkins Glen passed away peacefully Sept. 11, 2018. The family received friends at St. Mary's of the Lake Church (The Link), 905 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at the church; burial at Holy Cross Cemetery with reception following.
Mary was predeceased by her husband, Renato Beligotti; parents, Thomas and Marie (Franzese) Minichiello and daughter, Jo Anne Grow. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Ronald and Tina Beligotti; son-in-law, Edward Grow; grandchildren, Jeff Beligotti of Tampa, Florida, Jaime Beligotti-Fenti of Rochester, Jason (Shannon) Beligotti of Apex, North Carolina, John Packard (Dani) of Elmira and Carl Packard (Holly) of Painted Post; great-grandsons, Dylan Fenti and William Beligotti; great-granddaughters, Alexandra Beligotti, Kaylee and Ella, and great-granddaughter and special friend Raina Paige. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. You may express condolences to the family or "Light a Candle of Remembrance" online at www. RoyceChedzoy.com.

Cora Cornish, 77, of Irelandville passed away Sept. 14, 2018. The family received friends Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service celebrating her life at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.Interment at Sugar Hill Cemetery will be held at a later date.
Cora was predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Alice Cornish; also, her husbands Ronald Phillips and Maxwell Hicks, son Ronald Phillips "Chip," infant son Vincent Scott and brother Kenneth "Butch" Cornish Jr.
She is survived by her children, Cassandra (Scott) Dickerson of Irelandville, Christina (Bill) Pelham of Texas and Kelly (Jerry) Gleason of Beaver Dams; brothers and sisters, Loren (Linda) Cornish of Watkins Glen, Beverly Smith of Florida, Albert Cornish of Watkins Glen, Karen (Bob) Cook of Boston, Keith Cornish of Pennsylvania and Kevin (Janice) Cornish of North Carolina; eight grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She loved playing cards, especially "Aggressive Rummy." She also loved gardening, sewing, ceramics and making jewelry.
You may express condolences to the family or "Light a Candle of Remembrance" online at www. RoyceChedzoy.com.

Penn Yan--Clifford Stanley Orr, 66, of Penn Yan, passed away unexpectedly Saturday Sept. 15, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident. He was surrounded by loved ones.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Weldon Funeral Home Inc., 102 E. Main St. Penn Yan where his funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Burial will follow in Saint Michael's Cemetery, Penn Yan. A reception will follow at the Penn Yan Moose Lodge.
The family respectfully declines flowers and graciously asks that those wishing to make memorial contributions consider the Penn Yan Lions Club, P.O. Box 663, Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Cliff was born April 17, 1952, son of the late Erwin and Barbara (Raker) Orr. He was a 1970 Penn Yan Academy graduate. He was vice president of sales and marketing at The Birkett Mills in Penn Yan. He was the chairman of the village planning board, a member of The Moose Club, The Lions Club International, The Republican Committee of Yates County, the Chamber of Commerce and the Yates County Pool League. He also took pride in owning and operating The Fox Inn B&B in Penn Yan for 13 years.
He loved to entertain, cook, travel, ride his Harley, boating on Keuka Lake and spending time with his family. He loved pears "because they taste like pears."
Cliff is survived by his beloved wife Michele of 23 years; his daughters Kathryn "Kate" Orr, Felicia (James) Smalley, Lyndsy (Luke) Brown and Markie (Ryan) Bergman; grandsons, Garrett, Levi, Liam, James and Avery; granddaughter, Madilynn. He is also survived by his brother Ralph (Mary) Orr, nephews James and Mathew (Jesseca) Orr along with his great-nieces Mackenzie and Braylin, and literally countless friends.
Besides his parents he was pre-deceased by his grandparents Viola and Clifford Orr, whom he was named after.
F. Steven Exner and Baird R. Booth are honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences can be sent by visiting either www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com, or www.weldonfuneralhome@gmail.com.

Norman James White passed peacefully from this earthly life into the arms of his loving Savior in the early hours of Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 in Kennewick, Washington, at the age of 84.
Norm, as he was most often called, grew up on a family farm in Rock Stream, New York. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1953. Norm served his country voluntarily from 1956 to 1960 in the USAF as a fireman in the Fire Department Air Crash Rescue Unit receiving the good conduct medal. Norm was a very shy and reserved person in his early life but his service in the military and involvement in church life helped him overcome this. He married his one and only sweetheart, Doris Pedrick, Dec. 29, 1957. Norm loved farming, gardening, music (especially gospel and bluegrass), sports (in particular the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers), reading and was devoted to his faith. Steadfast, dependable, dedicated, and principled, Norm lived his life with integrity.
Norm was a long time employee of Seneca Foods Corporation, retiring after 31 years, never missing a day of work due to sickness. After his retirement, he and Doris relocated to Kennewick, Washington, to be near their children and grandchildren.
Norm was very committed to his faith after asking the Lord to be his personal Savior during basic training in the military. He grew in his relationship with Christ through prayer, daily Bible study and Scripture memory work with the Navigators. He was a devoted and active church member, thereafter serving as a choir member, Sunday School teacher, deacon, elder, Sunday School superintendent and prayer team member.
Norm was proceeded in death by his brother Edwin White and daughter Carolyn White Marshall. Norm is survived by Doris, his wife of 60 years; brother David White, twin sisters Fay White McIlroy and Kay White Shepard, sons James, Calvin and Phillip White, daughters Sandra White Peterson and Sharon White Williams, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Doris and the family would like to express their deep appreciation for the tangible love experienced through personal visits, phone calls, communiques and prayers both before and after Norm's passing. The Local Chaplaincy Hospice program provided practical and gentle care of Norm and family which helped him peacefully travel from this life to his eternal home.
Norm was interred at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington, Sept. 11. There was a memorial service at South Hills Church in Kennewick, Washington at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14.

Death Notices
REBA S. BALLARD, 95, of Dundee, Sept. 10, 2018 at Cicero, New York. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
MARY M. BELIGOTTI, 91, of Watkins Glen, Sept. 11, 2018. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
CORA CORNISH, 77, of Irelandville, Sept. 14, 2018. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
VIRGINIA M. LARDER, 93, of Penn Yan, Sept. 11, 2018 at Geneva Living Center North. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
ARCHIE L. MACK, 75, of Catlin, Sept. 13, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
CLIFFORD S. ORR, 66, of Penn Yan, Sept. 15, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan, and Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
LAURIE L. THOMPKINS, 52, of Penn Yan, Sept. 8, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Arrangements by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, Penn Yan.
MATTHEW L. WELTON, 42, of Newfield, Sept. 9, 2018. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
NORMAN J. WHITE, 84, formerly of Rock Stream and Dundee, Aug. 31, 2018 in Kennewick, Washington.


Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of 9/12/18

ROCK STREAM--Richard L. Bradley, 76, of Rock Stream and Auburndale, Florida, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 4, 2018 at his home in Rock Stream.
Family and friends gathered at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Saturday, Sept. 8 from 2-4 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m. in celebration of his life. The Rev. Mike Kelly officiated.
Richard was born Oct. 12, 1941 in Elmira, the son of the late Theodore and Pauline Bradley. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1960. He proudly served his country enlisting in the U.S. Air Force immediately after graduation. He later joined and retired from the 174th U.S. Air National Guard serving in Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Richard retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier for the Watkins Glen Post Office. He was a past Exalted Ruler and Life Member of Elks Lodge (BPOE #1546) of Watkins Glen and member of the Winter Haven, Florida Horseshoe Club. Dick was a loving husband, father and grandfather who liked nothing better than spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He had a lifetime love of animals, loved spending time outdoors and especially loved keeping his property in pristine condition. He also enjoyed golfing and horseshoes.
Richard was predeceased by his parents; also, brothers-in-law, Fred Siebert, William Ames and Robert Ames; and sister-in-law, Sandra Ames. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Ann; daughter, Kimberly (Douglas) White of Great Falls, Virginia; son, Scott (Tammy) Bradley of Montour Falls; sister, Barbara Siebert of Mississippi (formerly Corning); brothers-in-law, Edward Ames of Charlotte, North Carolina (formerly Watkins Glen) and Daniel (Marie) Ames of Verona, New York; and sister-in-law, Ann L. Ames of Greensboro, North Carolina (formerly Watkins Glen), and five grandchildren, Gabrielle, Pierson and Aidan White, Samantha and Steven Bradley; many nieces and nephews, and his best buddy Jeter.
Those wishing may consider a memorial donation in his memory to the Wounded Warriors Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate) or the Schuyler County Humane Society (schuylerhumane.org).
You may express condolences to the family or "Light a Candle of Remembrance" online at www. RoyceChedzoy.com.

Robert E. "Bob" Collins, 83, lifelong resident of Cayuta, NY, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was born April 1, 1935, the son of the late Earl and Beatrice (Doane) Collins. He married to Charlotte Dean May 19, 1956 at Cayuta Free Church.
He bought his farm in 1962 where he resided until his death. He started working for Cotton-Hanlon at the age of 14 in 1949, eventually becoming head sawyer and worked there until 1974. While still employed at Cotton-Hanlon he established Robert E. Collins Sawmill in 1971 which he was actively involved with until his death. He was a member of the Cayuta Fire Brigade in his younger years; a member of the Cayuta town board for 20 years, serving as a town councilman from 1969-1978 and town supervisor from 1978-1989; served as a Schuyler County legislator from 1992-1994. He was also a trustee for the Cayuta Free Church. He built his own stock car and began racing at the age of 15. He was an avid softball player and managed an adult league he and his friends established in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
He enjoyed many years of square dancing with his wife Charlotte, hosting many yearly "barn dances." He also enjoyed many years of snowmobiling, showing Clydesdale horses with the Hall family, camping with the 39ers camping club, spending each spring at the sugar shack with his lifelong, childhood friend, Jerry Crainey, and was a member of the NY State Ford Tractor Association.
His love of restoring and collecting antique tractors started in 1981. In this endeavor he owned more than 40 beautifully restored tractors. Shortly after that he became a member of the Chemung Valley Old Timers for many years, eventually becoming president of the club. He shared his love of tractors with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending many summers at tractor shows and in later years his greatest joy was having his tractors in community parades driven by his daughter, grandchildren, and this past summer taught his great-granddaughter how to drive so she could drive in the parade with him. Spending time with his family, especially his great-grandkids Kelsea, Megan, James Robert, Kali and LeeAnn, was one of his greatest joys.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Charlotte D. Collins; daughter, Debra (William) Barrett of Cayuta; son, Timothy (Janice) Collins of Cayuta; two sisters, Darlene (Charles) Simpson and Bonnie (Louis) Eberhardt all of Cayuta; six grandchildren, Kami (Chad) Wardwell of Cayuta, Kyle (Lauren) VanGalder of Alpine, Bridgett Barrett of Cayuta, Jessi (Chris) Dudgeon of Cayuta, Derek (Star) Collins of Constantia and Douglas (Angela) Collins of Cayuta; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, especially his nephew, right hand man and head sawyer, Joe Eberhardt.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at Bob's favorite spot, his "Blue Building," 1100 Conkrite Road, Cayuta, surrounded by his family, friends, tractors and other prized collectibles. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cayuta Free Church, 1100 Conkrite Road, Cayuta, NY 14824. Arrangements are being handled by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance," please visit www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.

Penn Yan--Cecil R. "Skip" Johnson, 67, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at his home.
There will be a gathering at the Dundee American Legion at 5 p.m. Sunday Sept. 16, followed by a reception at the Legion. Burial will be private at Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Yates County Christmas Program, P.O. Box 145, Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Skip was born Aug. 17, 1951 in Penn Yan, the son of Marion Dixon Johnson and the late Francis Johnson. He was retired from CSX Railroad.
Skip volunteered at Camp Good Days in Branchport, and enjoyed playing Santa Claus for community organizations. He was a Son of the Legion member of the Dundee American Legion. Skip was a member of the Dundee Fire Dept. and the Isaak Walton League.
Skip is survived by his mother, Marion Johnson Harris; son, Shane (Stephanie) Johnson; two daughters, Bethany (Norm) West and Heather (Stanley) Mason; partner, Sharon McMillen and her son, Brent McMillen; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Judy Johnson; three sisters, Diane (David) Nelson, Wendy (Todd) McCutchen and Kim (Kevin) Fultz; and several nieces and nephews.
Skip was predeceased by his father, Francis Johnson; his sister, Karen Maynard and his step-father, Marshall "Bing" Harris.
Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a condolence to the Johnson family.

Lakemont--Willard F. ''Bill'' McLoud, 63, of Dundee died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 in the comfort of his home.
Honoring his wishes there are no calling hours, or formal service. The family will host a celebration of his life at Bill's home, 5044 Lakemont-Himrod Road, Dundee, 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22.
Bill was born April 19, 1955 in Penn Yan, the son of Raymond W. and the late Joyce (Longwell) McLoud Sr. A life-long area resident, Bill was a "Jack of Many Trades" and self-employed carpenter. He loved his family, both kids and grandkids, he enjoyed time spent with friends, and "anything that was loud"; four-wheelers, cars, racecars and sharing an "Old Mil."
He is loved and will be forever missed by his dear companion of over 30 years, Suzanne "Sam" McLoud at home; his daughter, Malinda M. (Kevin Becker) McLoud of Penn Yan; sons, David S. (Nicole) McLoud of Dresden and Edgar G. "Chooch" (Tara Gray) McLoud Jr. also of Penn Yan; eight grandchildren, Brian and Matthew Ward, Kevin M. Becker, Kierra, Drake and Jacob McLoud, Josh McLoud, and Chelsea Goodman; his father, Raymond McLoud; good friend Ken Rumsey and many nieces, nephews and cousins, along with countless friends.
He was pre-deceased by his mother, Joyce M. Dewey; four brothers, Howard E. McLoud, Harry G. McLoud, Raymond W. McLoud Jr., Edgar G. McLoud Sr. and his best friend and "bro" Willie Grant Sr.
Arrangements are entrusted with the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Death Notices
RICHARD L. BRADLEY, 76, of Rock Stream and Auburndale, Florida, Sept. 4, 2018. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
ROBERT E. "BOB" COLLINS, 83, of Cayuta, Sept. 7, 2018 at home. Arrangements by Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
CECIL R. "SKIP" JOHNSON, 67, of Penn Yan, Sept. 3, 2018 at home. Arrangements by Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Gorham.
WILLARD S. "BILL" MCLOUD, 63, of Lakemont, Sept. 3, 2018. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
JOSEPH G. PERELLA, 71, of Penn Yan, Aug. 28, 2018 at home. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.














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