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Dalton, Georgia Joshua Sanders 1992 — 2024 Joshua Forrest Sanders, aged 32, passed away at his home in Dalton, GA, on Monday, May 27, 2024. Joshua was born on February 27, 1992, in Augusta, GA, to Paul Sanders and Mica French. He grew up as an energetic boy before relocating with his family to Freeville, NY, in 2003. In Freeville, he attended Dryden High School and developed his passions for playing guitar, singing, writing music, video gaming, skiing and skateboarding. Joshua graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and worked in upstate New York before returning to Georgia in 2021. He began a career in social care, motivated by his own experiences. Joshua will be remembered fondly for his sharp wit,... Knoxville, Tennessee Dr. David Dresser 2024 Dr. David Dresser, 85, went to be with the Lord, on March 14, 2024, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born on November 4,1938, in Baltimore, Maryland, to James Leland and Elizabeth Jenkins Dresser and was a long time resident of Ovid, NY. David was educated at the Gilman school in Baltimore and attended Cornell University for his undergraduate studies where he was an All-American lacrosse player and member of Cornell's Hall of Fame. He participated in the ROTC program and served as a pilot in the Vietnam war. He later pursued his Ph.D. in Higher Education at Syracuse University. He spent the majority of his career as "Dean Dresser" serving students at Eisenhower college and later at Ithaca... Camillus, New York Sylvia E. (Root) Cacciotti 1942 — 2024 Sylvia E. (Root) Cacciotti, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday. Born on March 8, 1942, in Trumansburg, NY, she was the beloved daughter of Carl and Elsie Root. Sylvia spent her formative years in Ithaca, NY, graduating from Ithaca High School in 1960 and the Rochester Business Institute in 1961. She dedicated over three decades of her life as an office manager at Cornell Laundry, retiring in 2010. Following retirement, she relocated to Camillus to be closer to family, where she continued her professional journey as the office manager at Artistry in Wood of Syracuse until her second retirement in 2019. Sylvia was a vibrant soul who embraced a diverse range of activities, from line dancing... Watkins Glen, New York Robert Henry Wells 1945 — 2024 Robert "Bob" Henry Wells, 78, of Watkins Glen, NY, passed away February 25, 2024. Bob was born in Watertown, NY on March 16, 1945 to Arthur and Dorothy Wells. He was a 1963 graduate of Spring Valley High School in Rockland County. Bob was a life-time salesman working as a district sales manager for All-State Insurance Company for many years, with the majority of his career serving more recently with the George E. Hoare Memorial Co. in Watkins Glen, NY. Bob was a dedicated friend and family man. He enjoyed coming back to Baldwinsville to spend time visiting with his family. He especially enjoyed traveling by car to Florida on a moment's notice, stopping along the way to visit with his... Temperance Teresa Amos 1949 — 2024 Teresa (Kleist) Amos February 11, 2024 Teresa K. Amos, 74, formerly of Baldwinsville, NY and currently residing in Temperance, MI, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 11, 2024 with family by her side, after being diagnosed with dementia in 2006. She was born on November 27, 1949 in Ithaca, NY the daughter of the late John and Susan (Whittier) Kleist. On April 11, 1970, she married Frederick T. Amos in Romulus, NY. A homemaker for many years Teresa had also worked as a seamstress for the Salvation Army and a party planner for McDonald's. Teresa loved the outdoors and all animals, scrapbooking, riding motorcycles, and spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed time spent... Springfield, Massachusetts Michael James Baldini 1951 — 2024 Michael J. Baldini, 72, of the East Forest Park section of Springfield, MA, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with his loving family by his side. For more details and to leave his family condolence messages, please visit: The Villages, Florida Verlee D Wood 1935 — 2023 Verlee D Wood, 87, of The Villages, passed away on 15 September 2023 at home. Verlee was born in Michigan to John and Santeen Depodesta in November 1935. She married Robert Wood in September 1963, and they raised two children, Scott and Leslie. In May 1985, she married Ted Coviello and she gained two stepsons, Derek and Garth. Over the years, Verlee was a model, a secretary, an interior decorator, an aerobics instructor, a small business owner, and a counselor at a women's shelter. The jobs which brought her the most pride and joy, however, were as wife, mother, and grandmother. She was an art enthusiast, an avid reader of biographies, and followed politics. Verlee is preceded in death by... Gainesville, Georgia Helena (Heli) (Bartonova) McGuire 1951 — 2023 Helena McGuire September 5, 2023 Mother, Wife, Sister, Daughter, Friend, Rower, Nurse, Coach, Caregiver, Fighter Helena (Heli) McGuire (nee Bartonova) of Gainesville, GA, died on September 5, 2023. Helena was born June 3, 1951 in Novy Ji??n, (now) Czech Republic / Czechia, and moved to the United States with her first husband Bob McGuire in 1974, settling in the Ithaca, NY area. Helena had two daughters and enjoyed summers on Chebeague Island Maine with them. Helena always loved music, having been in a rock band in high school where she sang and played guitar. She studied several languages (Russian, Slovak, German, and English). During the 1990's Helena was a Paramedic and earned a RN... South Bend, Indiana Betty Louise Malkovsky 1931 — 2023 Betty Louise Malkovsky, 91, of Ithaca, New York, passed away on July 3, 2023, in South Bend, Indiana, surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born October 27, 1931, in Erin, New York, to Lee Edward Wheaton and Agnes Dunfee Wheaton. She retired from NCR after thirty-six years in assembly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Malkovsky; her siblings, George, Edward, Irene, Marie, and Inez; and her dear friend, Donald White. Betty is survived by her sons, Robert (Sandy) and Bradley (Mariam); her grandchildren, Michele, Brian, Joseph, Scott, and Karina; her sister-in-law, Betty Trinkl; and her niece, Vicki (Gregg) Keurian. Betty had a great... Athens, Georgia Charlotte Beasley Northrop 1937 — 2023 Charlotte Beasley Northrop, Athens, GA, 85 years old, passed away on March 21, 2023 from Alzheimer's disease. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, daughter and friend to many. She was a strong Christian woman who truly gave unconditional love to all. Charlotte was born in Petersburg, Tennessee on June 12, 1937 to Foster Farris Beasley and Frances Sadie Rice Beasley. She graduated from West End High School in Nashville, TN and attended Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, TN where she met her future husband Hal Northrop. They married June 8, 1957. In 1959, the Northrops moved to New Orleans, LA for Hal's job with Southern Bell.... Atlantic City, New Jersey David Y. Hinshaw 1945 — 2023 Hinshaw, David Y., - 78, of Atlantic City, passed away after courageously battling Parkinson's Disease for about 26 years. Despite facing great odds, David continued even in his last days to display an interest in helping young people. He also showed great generosity and a keen interest both in politics and in the world around him. David was born on January 9, 1945, in New York City, son of Robert and Lillias Dulles Hinshaw. He attended St. Bernard's School in Manhattan for primary school and The Hill School for high school. David became a member of the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. Graduating from Princeton University in the class of 1966, he next received an MBA... Ocala, Florida Beverly Ann Todd 1941 — 2022 Beverly Ann Todd age 81, of Groton, NY passed away, on September 9th. She was born on July 16, 1941 in Cortland, NY to Olive and Laurence Devlen. Bev retired from NYS Office of Children and Family Service at Lansing Residential Center after 35 years and then worked several years at Kinney's drugs. She enjoyed family gatherings, church, gardening and watching sports. Beverly was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She is survived by her Son, Gregory (Carol) Todd of Ocala; Daughter-in-law, Marge Todd of Groton; Brother, Larry (Carol) Devlen of Groton. Grandchildren and many Great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Richard and son, Brian. A... Ovid, New York Eric Maurice Xavier 1982 — 2022 Eric Maurice Xavier, 40, formerly of Ovid, NY passed away Sunday September 4, 2022. Eric was born and raised in Ovid, NY, where he spent his childhood riding bicycles with his brother and sister, working around the house on projects with his father, climbing trees, and working in the garden with his grandmother. Eric was both creative with his musical abilities and art, while also being hands-on with tinkering with engines, cars, and any gadget he could get his hands on. Always full of curiosity, he never spent a moment idle in his quest for knowledge. Upon receiving his bachelor's degree from Elmira College, he moved to the Hudson Valley where he co-invented and developed a security... White House, Tennessee Stewart Neil Ike 1937 — 2022 obituary can be found at Charlotte, North Carolina Christopher Alan Clark 1959 — 2022 Christopher Alan Clark, 63 of Charlotte, NC passed away unexpectedly at home on the morning of August 22, 2022. He was born on June 16, 1959 in Akron, OH as the eldest son of Keith W. Clark (deceased) and Dorothy E. Clark of Cuyahoga Falls. Chris grew up in Cuyahoga Falls and always remembered fondly the holidays spent with grandparents, aunts, uncles and many cousins. He graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1977 where he lettered in swimming and water polo and played in the concert band. Chris was an avid swimmer, lifeguard and scuba diver in his younger years and a passionate photographer throughout his life. He attended the University of Akron and the University of North Carolina... Dover, New Hampshire Florence Hazel Geuther 1927 — 2022 Florence Hazel Geuther, 95 of Dover, passed away Saturday August 20, 2022 at Watson Fields. She was born February 8, 1927 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Stanley and Hazel (Miller) Edwards. She graduated from Wilkes-Barre High School and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. Over the years, until her retirement, Florence worked as a Registered Nurse at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in Pennsylvania, Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA, Tompkins County Hospital in Ithaca, NY and on Regional Blood Drives for The American Red Cross. Florence lived in Ithaca, NY for over 40 years where she supported her community through multiple volunteer... Largo, FL, North Pine Mary Nancy Elmo Brown 1921 — 2022 100, of Largo, FL passed away on February 13, 2022. Born in Gary, WV and resided in Ithaca, NY where she met her husband before moving to FL. Mary had a love for life and everyone in her life adored her. She enjoyed travelling, her teddy bears, Bingo, watching her Rays baseball, crocheting beautiful pieces for family and friends as well as hats for our troops and taking walks. She is predeceased by her husband Richard Marvin Brown and survived by her daughter, Gail Brown Wallace, 2 granddaughters, Loretta Wheeler Rouyer and Carolyn Wheeler Sheets and 3 great-grandsons. Services will be Wed, Feb. 23, 4:00PM with visitation at 3:30PM at the funeral home. For online condolences, please... Lak Wales Michael A. "mike" Jolly 1953 — 2022 Michael A. Jolly of Lake Wales passed away at his home Saturday, February 5, 2022. Mike was born in Corning, NY on February 8, 1953, to Robert and Jeanne Jolly and was a retired locksmith. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles, and the V.F.W. in Ithaca, New York. He loved motorcycles, corvettes, guns and fishing. Mike is preceded in death by his brother-in-law Nelson Burke, and is survived by his wife Diane Jolly; his parents Robert and Jeanne Jolly of Sanford, N.C.; his daughters Michelle Jolly of Tampa, Danielle Jolly of Tampa, Tiffany and Joe Bartlett of Oswego, N.Y., Brittany and Kenny Jolly-Garcia of Oswego, N.Y., and Mallory and Melanie Clark of Pittsburg, P.A.; his son... Albion, NY Dolores L. Elder 1942 — 2021 Albion: Dolores L. "Dee" Elder, age 79, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on December 14, 2021. She was born March 20, 1942 in Hector, NY to the late Crandall and Mildred (Champion) Terry. Dolores and her late husband Gary enjoyed wintering in Florida with their motorhome and traveling all over and bowling. She was known for her bubbly personality and was always smiling and laughing. Dee was always willing to help anyone and she spent a lot of time shopping and visiting and talking to everyone. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Gary in 2013, sisters, Janet Beaudin, Darlene Terry, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Cliff Elder,... Danby, New York Sidney Jean Fairbanks Doan 1935 — 2021 Celebration of Life for Sidney Jean Fairbanks Doan who passed away on December 12, 2021 will be held on April 23, 2022 at Etna Community Church, 1 Upper Creek Road in Etna New York at 10:00 AM. Reception immediately afterwards, with the Committal of Ashes at 1:30 pm in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, NY. Family is asking for Spring Colors to be worn to the service. In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to Etna Community Church, or, Alzheimer's Association.
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