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Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of May 18:

Shirley J. Cleveland, 77, of Dundee passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where her funeral service will be held at noon Friday, May 20. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company or Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Shirley was born Feb, 2, 1945 in Elmira, the daughter of Elwood Voorhees and Marietta (Cady) Kuroczka. On May 5, 1962 in Towanda, Pennsylvania she married David W. Cleveland Sr. who passed away Feb. 17, 2022. Shirley was always on the go, as a member of the Altay Baptist Church, a full-fledged journeyman for seven years, the first woman in New York state to be a form/bridge carpenter, and a former member of Local Carpenters Brotherhood of Binghamton. She was both politically and historically as a member of the Republican Task Force; member of the Oliver House, the Dundee Historical Society and the Montour Historical Society, and passionately a lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club.
Her hobbies were many and varied, number one being her beloved grandchildren. She also enjoyed genealogy, collecting local history, photography and videography, baking and cooking, camping, boating, fishing, and was a successful avid big game huntress.
Shirley loved being a mother and grandmother, foster parenting 17 children in a 10-year span. She opened her home to so many people throughout the years, especially to her children's friends. She was patient and loving with a heart of gold. In her later years she spent a lot of time with her three dogs whom she loved fiercely; Brandy predeceased her, Rosie and Jade were always by her side right to the end.
She is loved and will be forever missed by her three children, Carl Wayne (Mildred P.) Cleveland, Joy Lynn Cleveland Perry and Thomas Bruce (Christina M.) Cleveland; son-in-law Ronald A. Perry, like a son John W. Burritt, all of Dundee; 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several siblings and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by son Daniel Mark Cleveland, grandson Adam Daniel Smith, granddaughter Maranda Cleveland, a daughter Sandra Lee Smith and her husband, son-in-law Ross Edward Smith.
Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Donna M. Ellison, age 82, of Painted Post, NY, formerly of Tyrone, NY, died on Friday, May 7, 2022.
Donna was born on September 25, 1939 in Blossburg, PA to Bob (Floyd) Gee and Mildred Bartlett.
Donna married Leo Stafford in 1957, and they raised 4 children in their 21 years together.
In July 1978 she married Roger Ellison and moved to Tyrone where she lived until moving to Painted Post with her daughters and grandson in 2019.
Donna loved to travel; she especially enjoyed her 75th birthday surprise trip to Maine.
Donna and her husband, Roger, often volunteered at fundraiser dinners for the Tyrone Volunteer Fire Department.
She is survived by her children: Lorena Stafford and Debra Hill of Painted Post, Kevin (Candace Hoyle) Stafford of Cherryville, NC, and Ray (Mary) Stafford of Columbia, SC; sister, Brenda (Bill) Smith of Ridge Manor, FL; brother, Bob Gee of Nelson, PA; step children: Duane (Carla) Ellison of Tyrone, NY, Jim (Missy Rider) Ellison of Painted Post, Jack (Barbara) Ellison of Denver, CO, and Gary (Yolanda) Ellison of Castle Rock, CO; grandchildren: Sabrina Stafford, Jon (Sean Keegan) Hill, Todd Hill, Kelly (Gent) Kepuska, Courtney (Fernando) Escamilla; several nieces, nephews, and step grandchildren; special daughter, Maureen Tetor; long-time friends, Naomi DeCamp and Martha Sanford; and her caregivers, Kelly Bills and Karen Nelson who provided comfort and companionship during the last few weeks of her life.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, May 21st from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning with funeral service to follow at 3:30 PM with Pastor Len Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.
Special thanks to Dr. Kathleen Hallinan who ensured Donna and her family's needs were met during her extended illness.
Donna's family has entrusted her care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.

Donald W. Litteer, 84, of Dundee, entered unto rest Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan. His niece Donna and her husband Brad were with him when he passed. He was born in Altay May 23, 1937, the son of Frederick and Ethel Litteer and attended Dundee Central School. He worked at Corning Glass for many years.
After Donnie left Corning Glass, he transitioned into truck driving. At some point in his career he began driving for R.K. Howell. He drove what his family lovingly referred to as "The Big Green Truck." Donnie loved that truck and would keep it washed and greased.
Donnie enjoyed hunting and turkey shoots. Whether it was a moving or standing target, his nephew Marty said he was an excellent shot. He also enjoyed fishing and stock car racing.
His sister Sadie said in his younger years, he was the proud owner of some beautiful cars and a motorcycle. She remembers a beautiful turquoise 1954 Harley Davidson that Donnie enjoyed riding. Her mother would tell her not to ride with him but she would whenever she got a chance.
Donnie's nephews Marty Litteer and Chuckie Ackley have many wonderful stories they share about their adventures with Uncle Donnie in their younger years. His nephew Jimmy Barrett was faithful to check on and visit with him. Phil Wright, Donnie's nephew, checked on him and invited him for meals.
In Donnie's later years, he loved mowing his lawn and loved the flowers that came up each year that his wife Virginia had planted. Donnie also enjoyed company and reminiscing the days gone by. He was always there to lend a helping hand to his friends when needed. He had many special friends who visited right up until the end: Brenda and Jeff O'Connell, Steve Hill, Charlie Reed, Francis and Lester Johnson, Jim Yeoman, Joe Mattison, Eddie and Elva Zimmerman, and Shelly and Jack Ayers.
Donnie was predeceased by his loving and kind dog, Hershey, who rode with Donnie frequently to the Classic Café for morning coffee, his friends used to tease him. Hershey will be laid to rest with Donnie and Ginny.
Donnie's household was run by his beloved cat, Buddy. Buddy gave orders and everyone did what they were told. Buddy was a wonderful companion and housemate. Even if you weren't a cat lover, Buddy would win you over with his personality (although he was pretty dominating). Donnie's sister Sadie oversaw the household responsibilities that were beyond Buddy the cat's capabilities.
Donnie had some health issues that required a caregiver. Jeff O'Connell became his primary caregiver with the help of his wife Brenda. In April of 2022, he had some further health issues and his sister Sadie, niece Donna and her husband Brad had to assist with his care so he could remain in his home as long as possible. His nephew, Stoney Mattison, kept Donnie and his caregivers well fed with home cooked meals.
Donnie was predeceased by the love of his life, Virginia L. Litteer. They were married for 56 years. Donnie missed his beloved wife right up until his last breath. He often spoke about how much he missed her.
He was also predeceased by his sister Emma Barrett, brother Fred (Skip) Litteer, brother Robert Litteer and sister Lillian Ackley.

Theodore H. "Ted" Siri Jr., 78, of Watkins Glen, after a long and courageous battle of 22 years, passed away peacefully at his son's home in Utah with his family by his side Dec. 18, 2021.
Ted is survived by his loving family, his wife of 22 years Theresa Siri, three sons Ted (Tonya) Siri and Garrett Siri of Highland, Utah and Tyler Siri of Horseheads, brother Richard (Bev) Siri and sister Arleen Place of Santa Rosa, California; eight grandchildren, Jordan (Stephanie), Mykenna (Kyle), Taylor (Paul), J.T., Braden, Nick, Lauren, and Maya; several nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside service for Ted Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m. at Montour Cemetery (Upper Entrance), Mill Street, Montour Falls. A celebration of Ted's life will immediately follow at Kookalaroc's Bar and Grill in Watkins Glen.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home in Montour Falls.

Ada M. Zimmerman, 84, of Dundee passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital, in Geneva.
Friends are invited to calling hours from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at the home of Harlan and Ella Stauffer, 2392 Route 230, Dundee. Her funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 19 at the Gravel Run Old Order Mennonite Church, Ray Crosby Road, Dundee, with Bishop Ronald Ringler officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
Ada was born June 19, 1937 in East Earl, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Paul and Annie Burkholder. She married Aaron M. Zimmerman Sr. and was a member of the Old Order Mennonite Church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by 12 children, Noah (Bertha) Zimmerman, Alma (wife of the late Melvin) Burkholder, David (Edna) Zimmerman, Martha (Mahlon) Hoover, Edward (Elva) Zimmerman, Ada Mae (Edward) Nolt, Ella (Harlan) Stauffer, Aaron (Dorcas) Zimmerman Jr., Allen (Mary) Zimmerman, Alice (Joel) Weaver, Anna (James) Fox and Esther (Floyd) Zimmerman; 101 grandchildren, 121 great grandchildren; two sisters, Lizzie (wife of the late Weaver) Leid and Susanna (wife of the late Benjamin) Shirk; one brother, Jonas (Bertha) Burkholder; and countless nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; five brothers, George, Ezra, Menno, Isaac, and Paul Burkholder; and three sisters, Minnie Hoover, Maria Burkholder and Annie Burkholder.
Arrangements entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee.

Death Notices
WALTER L. BENNETT, 73, of Watkins Glen, May 2, 2022 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
Shirley J. Cleveland, 77, of Dundee, May 14, 2022 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
MARY JUNE DICKINSON, 99, of Penn Yan, May 3, 2022. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
Donald W. Litteer, 84, of Dundee, May 8, 2022 at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital in Penn Yan. Arrangements by Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
ELSIE TOUSLEY, 94, of Penn Yan, April 24, 2022. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
Ada M. Zimmerman, 84, of Dundee, May 13, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of May 11:

Donald J. Romeo, 75, of Watkins Glen, left us after a very long and hard fight with his cancers Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Bampa's House in Corning.
Donald was born in Montour Falls Aug. 11, 1946, the son of Dominic J. "Mim" and Ethel N. Romeo. Don attended Morrisville College and took classes at Corning Community College. He was a drafting designer for Shepard Niles Crane and Hoist, American LaFrance, Corning Glass, and World Kitchen. Don was an inspired photographer, who photographed many Watkins Glen High School sporting events and travel teams. His passion was taking photos for Land of Legends Raceway in Canandiagua, "Don's Happy Place." Don will be awarded a photography award from Land of Legends this year. He also took photos at the Dundee Raceway and often appeared at many other racetracks and sports car event. His family expresses their thanks to the Faulk Cancer Center and U of R for their care of Don.
Don is survived by his sisters Sandra Romeo of Horseheads, Bonnie A. Romeo of Montour Falls and Karen Romeo of Watkins Glen, as well as his companion, Edie Kelly. In addition, he is survived by Tony Vickio (who was like a brother), his god daughter Beth Vickio-Howard, many caring friends throughout the United States and Canada, as well as the descendants of Dominick and Carmela Franzese.
Friends and family may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Haughey-Wood and Zinger Funeral Home, 119 Fifth St., Watkins Glen. A private graveside service at Holy Cross Cemetery, Watkins Glen, will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to Bampa's House, PO Box 965, Corning, NY 14830, Schuyler Ambulance, PO Box 2, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, the Humane Society of Schuyler County, 124 Marina Dr., Montour Falls, NY 14865, or to a charity of one's choice.
Memories of Don may be shared with his family and friends at haugheywoodzinger.com.

Gene H. Smith, 67, of Reading Center passed away after a long illness, at home with family by his side May 1, 2022.
He worked for Shepard Niles for nearly 30 years, and the Watkins Glen Central School District until he retired in 2016. He loved taking walks on state land with his wife and family, as well as working in their extensive gardens and tinkering with DIY projects.
He is survived by his much-loved wife JoAnn, children Jacinta of Reading Center, Aaron (Abbey) of Waukegan, Illinois and Devlin (Vanessa) of Huntsville Alabama; grandchildren Alex Piper, Gabe, Lula, Alana, Kaden, Emberly, Brent and Garrett. He was predeceased by his cherished father Harry Smith, much-loved father-in-law and mother-in-law Lee and Louise Radcliffe.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either the Wildlife Wishing Well in Ithaca, or The Humane Society of Schuyler County in Montour Falls.
A celebration of his life will be held at their home, 4087 State Route 14A in Reading May 14, from 5-7 p.m.
Please visit www.RoyceChedzoy.com to send a message of condolence to Gene's family.
Arrangements with Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Death Notices
Donald J. Romeo, 75, of Watkins Glen, May 6, 2022 at the Bampa's House in Corning. Arrangements by Haughey-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
GENE H. SMITH, 67, of Reading Center, May 1, 2022 at home. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of May 4:

Sharie Elizabeth Beaver, 79, of Burdett passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Elderwood at Waverly after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. She was born in Buffalo, New York on June 19, 1942, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Pfohl) Werick. Sharie received her bachelor's degree in food science from Cornell University. She was the owner/operator of Stillman's Greenhouse in Montour Falls for 40 years. She enjoyed traveling, walking and gardening, but her greatest love was her family, friends and community.
Sharie was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Stanley Beaver, on Jan. 15, 2021.
She is survived by her daughter, Laurie (Mark) Guminski of Lakewood, Colorado; son, Steven (Melanie) Beaver of Watkins Glen; sister, Catherine Fine of Flagstaff, Arizona; brother Edward Werick III of Buffalo; three grandchildren, Brian Swartwood, Kaitlyn Valla and Spencer Beaver.
There will be a celebration of life for Sharie and Stan Thursday, May 5 from 3-5 p.m. at Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Private burial will be in Montour Cemetery. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.vedderscottzinger.com.

Charles W. Doane, 73, of Watkins Glen passed away April 25, 2022.
A private family graveside service will be held at Beaver Dams Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date, and will be announced.
Chuck was born Sept. 7, 1948 in Montour Falls, the son of Maurice and Grace Doane. Chuck was a self-employed carpet installer for many years and retired from Warehouse Carpet in Horseheads. He was a 52-year member of the BPOE #1546 Elks Lodge in Watkins Glen and the Mechanics Club in Montour Falls. Chuck coached the Watkins Glen Sporting Goods Little League Baseball team for many years.
He was a lifelong Yankee baseball and Syracuse basketball fan.
He is survived by his companion, Patricia Sabatini; three children, Adam Doane, Anthony Doane and Kalinda Doane, all of Watkins Glen; sisters Sandra Doane Sears and Debra Doane, both of Beaver Dams; two grandchildren, Jordan and Michael Doane; great-grandson Levi Swayze; his four-legged companion, Angus; and several nieces and nephews.
Please visit www.RoyceChedzoy.com to send a message of condolence to Chuck's family.

Dundee--Sharon Mae Hill, 80, of Dundee passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, surrounded by family.
There will be a private memorial service with Deacon Carl Clark officiating. The family received friends at a Celebration of Her Life starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Dundee American Legion 10 Spring St. Dundee. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family at a later date in Hillside Cemetery, in Dundee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St. Dundee, NY 14837.
Sharon was born July 20, 1941 in Buffalo, the daughter of Clayton and Marian (Wingate) Woodard. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1960. On June 4, 1960 in Second Milo she married the love of her life, James E. Hill. She was employed by Seneca Foods, in Dundee, for 22 years, retiring in 1998. Sharon started in production and finished as the receiving clerk when she retired.
She enjoyed going to church dinners, dancing on Saturday nights at the Moose and Legion in Penn Yan. She also adored going to the Windmill and getting her fudge on Saturdays in the summer. Sharon was known to greet everyone with a smile, hug and a big kiss leaving you with lipstick marks on your cheek. Her family meant the world to her.
Sharon is survived, loved and will be forever missed by her husband of nearly 62 years, Jim Hill, as well as son Michael (Sandy) Hill of Dundee, daughter Melody (Alfred) Clark of Buchanan, Virginia, sister Sandy (Harold) Stewart of Maitland, Florida; grandchildren, Amanda (Nicholas) Hurlburt, Andrew Clark, Madison Hill and Hunter Hill; great-granddaughter, Paislee Hurlburt, along with several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Paul Woodard in 2001.
Arrangements entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. To leave online condolences to the family visit www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Vernon K. Webster, 92, of Rock Stream passed away April 28, 2022 after a brief illness.
The family received friends at St. James' Episcopal Church, 112 Sixth St., Watkins Glen, from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, followed by a Requiem Eucharist Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at the church. A reception and time to greet the family followed at the church fellowship hall. A committal internment with military honors will be held on his birthday, July 6, at Pleasant View Cemetery in Reading Center at 11 a.m.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marion; son Donald Webster of Watkins Glen, daughter Tina Churches (Bruce) of Branchport, grandson Jeremy Webster (Dawana) of Rhome, Texas and granddaughter Laura Sabatini (Jason) of Trumansburg.
Vernon was a Korean War Veteran who continued his service in the Army Reserves until 1989. He retired from Shepard Niles. Vernon was also a member of the VFW, Elks and St. James' Episcopal Church in Watkins Glen. He was also a member of the Mechanics Club and Dundee Flying Club.
Memorial donations in Vernon's memory may be made to St. James' Episcopal Church.
You may share a memory of Vernon with his family by visiting his obituary at www.RoyceChedzoy.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Death Notices
SHARIE E. BEAVER, 79, of Burdett, April 27, 2022 at Elderwood at Waverly. Arrangements by Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
MARILYN K. COOPER, 75, of Trumansburg, April 27, 2022. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
CHARLES W. DOANE, 73, of Watkins Glen, April 25, 2022. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
SHARON M. HILL, 80, of Dundee, April 24, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
ELSIE TOUSLEY, 94, of Penn Yan, April 24, 2022. Arrangements by Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.
VERNON WEBSTER, 92, of Rock Stream, April 28, 2022. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.

Obituaries/Memorial/Death Notices week of April 27:

Douglas Hagin, 64, of Watkins Glen and formerly of Lansing, New York, passed away peacefully at home after an extended illness, April 19, 2022.
The family received friends at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth St., Watkins Glen, Sunday, April 24 from 2-5 p.m., followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 5 p.m.
He is survived by his wife Sandra Hagin, son Casey Hagin of Ithaca, daughter Kelsey (Dylan) Bailey of Horseheads, brother Bill (Jo) Hagin of Ithaca, sister Phyllis (Daryl) Haynor and their children, Kristen and Nicolas of Oakton, Virginia; and his beloved fur babies.
Doug was an insurance agent for 40 years, co-owning and operating E.C. Cooper Insurance in Watkins Glen since 2005. Doug was a member and Paul Harris Fellow of the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club, a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge in Watkins Glen, and a member and volunteer with the VetsRide motorcycle organization.
Doug was always a competitive person; from high school baseball to getting the bug to ski and becoming an instructor to racing on a professional circuit. After that, he decided to settle down and continue his competitive qualities through his kids.
He was passionate about everything he did in life, like hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and spending time on Tug Hill with some of the best people. As of late, his greatest passions were his motorcycles, his family (two and four legged), catching more fish than his daughter and swimming faster than his son.
Doug was the kind of person who could make friends anywhere. He was a true friend and would do anything for anyone. He will be truly missed by all.
Memorial donations may be made in Doug's memory to CareFirst or Schuyler County Humane Society. Envelopes were provided at the funeral home.

DUNDEE--Patricia Ann "Pattie" Andrews, 76, of Dundee, formerly of Himrod, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022 in the comfort of her daughter's home in Dundee.
Patricia was born April 21, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Francis G. and Betty M. (Hall) Andrews Sr. "Pattie's" work history began in the cafeteria at Dundee Central School, prior to becoming a fiberglass specialist for Penn Yan Boats for many years. She worked with her first husband and his own trash company, and eventually owned her own company with the help of her second husband. Pattie's true passion was being a caregiver, as a CNA at Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home prior to owning her own family care home in Himrod, catering to psychiatric patients; retiring in 2000 when she moved to Dundee.
She was a former member of the Himrod Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Dundee Methodist Church, and had been a former member of the Dundee Baptist Church. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling on Friday nights, she loved swimming in her pool, gardening, collecting angels, feeding hummingbirds and pampering dogs. But her greatest joy in life was every second she had to spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is loved and will be missed by two daughters, Paula A. (Carl) Sullivan with whom she made her final home, and Phyllis A. (Dave) Valentine of Rolfe, Iowa; son Paul Johnson Jr.; eight grandchildren, LaTrisha (Shannon), twins Zach (Taylor), and Alex (Courtney), Matt (Cheyenne), Nick, Dakota (Holly), Mitch, (Shelby) and Tad; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Andrews and Robert Andrews; three sisters, Beverly Holland, Janette Foster and Joyce Doty; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and the father of her children, she was predeceased by a grandson Steven Johnson, and a brother Francis Andrews Jr.
Honoring her wishes there were no prior calling hours. Private graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on her first heavenly birthday, Thursday, April 21, in Grove Mount Cemetery, Penn Yan-Himrod Road, Himrod, with Lay Pastor Judy Duquette officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Arrangements entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Dundee--Edgar W. "Ed" Galland, 87, of Dundee died Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Hospital, in Buffalo.
The family will greet friends from 5-6 p.m. Monday, May 2 at the Barrington Community Church, 4560 Old Bath Road, Dundee, where a memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. with Deacon Carl Clark officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Barrington Community Church, P.O. Box 73, Dundee, NY 14837; or the Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.
Ed was born Sept. 18, 1934 in Portland, Oregon, the son of Richard A. and Allena M. Galland. He graduated from Newberg Union High in Newberg, Oregon, Class of 1953. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1953 and served on three ships during his two tours throughout the Far East during the Korean Conflict, being honorably discharged in Long Beach, California in 1962. He remained in California, and accepted a position as a parts clerk in the maintenance division of TWA Trans World Airlines, and during his 30 years worked in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, and St. Louis, Missouri, retiring in 1992. Moving to Dundee from Fairfield, California, in his post retirement years, he worked for Giles Shur-fine and the Dundee Observer.
Mr. Galland was a dedicated member of Barrington Community Church, a retired member of the I.A.M. International Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Lodge #949; and the Dundee Rotary Club, having been a Past President and recipient of a Paul Harris Fellowship Award.
He is survived by a son, Craig W. (Theancy) Galland of Chandler, Arizona; three daughters, Teresa L. Clark and Laura S. (Rick) Robinson both of Vacaville, California, and Sheryl M. Vitalone of Buffalo; seven grandchildren, Natasha A. (Matt) Roberts of Vacaville, California, Michael A. Verdegaal of Los Angeles, California, Christopher P. (Gabby) Case of Buffalo, Cecily A. Robinson and Zack Robinson both of Vacaville, California, Rashad Williams and Elijah Robinson, both of Chandler, Arizona; three great-grandchildren, James, Masaileah and Liliana Roberts all of Vacaville, California; several cousins and numerous friends and church family.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by the mother of his children Thelma Galland in 2003.
To leave online condolences to the family visit www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Leonard Donald Knapp, 71, of Watkins Glen died very unexpectedly Friday, April 8, 2022 at his home from a heart attack. Born May 30, 1950, the son of Leonard and Lola Smith Knapp, Lenny lived all of his life in Watkins Glen, with the exception of college and construction work in Texas. He graduated from WGCS in 1968, SUNY Alfred in 1970 and SUNY College at Buffalo (including a semester in Siena, Italy) in 1972. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Watkins Glen and the Improved Order of Red Men.
In addition to working at Shepard Niles and Schuyler Hospital, Lenny was a skilled carpenter. He was also a loving and dependable brother and son who cared for his parents around the clock at the end of their lives, honoring their wishes to remain at home.
Lenny enjoyed hunting with his grandfather as a boy and maintained an enthusiasm for it all of his life. He liked being out in the woods and walking with his dogs in the fields. He was an avid gardener and a problem solver who had an expansive interest in life, always wanting to share what he discovered with others.
Survivors include his sister Linda McIntyre, niece Laurel McIntyre, cousins Chuck Knapp, Lee Huey, Jane Leszyk, Jackie Gublo and Jill Gaylord, and many dear friends.
A memorial gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Watkins Glen Presbyterian Church. Donations in Lenny's memory to the organization of one's choice will be appreciated, as will written remembrances of his life from people who knew him. The family thanks Kyle of the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home and Dr. Benjamin Saks for their assistance at this sad time.

DUNDEE--Craig Scott Prior, 57, of Dundee passed away peacefully at home Thursday, April 21, 2022, after a long and courageous battle of metastatic prostate cancer and leukemia AML in 2009.
Family and friends were invited to calling hours from 3-7 p.m.; a Fireman Service was held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 25 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, where his funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, with Lay Pastor Judy Duquette officiating. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery, Route 14A, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Himrod Conservation Club, 770 Rice Hill Road, Himrod, NY 14842; the Dundee Fire Company, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837; or the Hope Walk of Yates County, (Memo Team: Angel Wing Warriors) P.O. Box 174, Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Born on Jan. 31, 1965 in Penn Yan to the late William L. and Connie Mae (Mortensen) Prior, he lived all his life in Dundee. He graduated from DCS in 1983, and received his associate's degree in civil engineering from Canton Agriculture and Tech in 1985. Craig worked for the Yates County Highway Department for 23 years, with the last two years as highway superintendent. He truly loved his job, especially as superintendent, and the people who worked for him.
Craig was a member of the Dundee Fire Department for over 40 years, serving as the chief (1994-1995), and captain of the Rope Rescue Team. He also served as a New York state fire instructor and member and instructor for Swift Water Rescue & Ice Rescue. He was instrumental in teaching grain bin rescue for Yates County. Craig served as a trustee (2003-2006) and mayor (2007-2009) for the village of Dundee. Most recently, he served as a member and treasurer for the Himrod Conservation Club.
On June 19, 1993, in Waverly, New York Craig married Susan A. Vaughn. In September of 1995, they had a son, Nathan, who is their greatest blessing. Craig was the proudest father when Nathan became a U.S. Marine in 2015. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially the two little boys who gave him the name "Papa," Hudson and Harrison Gibson. He enjoyed his time with his friends hunting, playing cards and talking at the "cabin" and Himrod Conservation Club.
He is dearly loved and will be forever missed by his wife of 28 years, Susan Vaughn Prior; son Nathan Prior, sister Vicki (Bob) Forman, brother Kevin (Cindy Meyers) Prior, mother-in-law Coralie Vaughn, his in-laws in the Vaughn family, several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his two fur babies Marley and Mia.
Besides his parents, Bill and Connie Prior, he was predeceased by his father-in-law, Arthur Vaughn.
On behalf of Craig's family, a special thanks is extended to Dr. Fung, Dr. Liesveld and every member of the Wilmot Cancer Center and Dr. Brassachio and Sands Cancer Center for their special and loving care; to Ontario-Yates Hospice, and Nurse Karen Strickland.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

Frederick R. Scott, 72, longtime funeral director and former owner of Vedder and Scott Inc. Funeral Home in Montour Falls, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Roanoke, Virginia.
Services will be held locally and will be announced at a later date. A full obituary will follow. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, Montour Falls.
To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.vedderscottzinger.com.

Death Notices
PATRICIA A. "PATTIE" ANDREWS, 76, of Dundee, formerly of Himrod, Feb. 8, 2022 in Dundee. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
EDGAR W. "ED" GALLAND, 87, of Dundee, April 20, 2022 at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Hospital. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
DOUGLAS HAGIN, 64, of Watkins Glen, formerly of Lansing, New York, April 19, 2022. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
LEONARD D. KNAPP, 71, of Watkins Glen, April 8, 2022 at home. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.
CRAIG S. PRIOR, 57, of Dundee, April 21, 2022 at home. Arrangements by Baird Funeral Home, Dundee.
FREDERICK R. SCOTT, 72, April 21, 2022 in Roanoke, Virginia. Arrangements by Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home, Montour Falls.









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