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Thomas Madigan  Webster 
POTSDAM, NY | Thomas Madigan Webster, age 46, of 124 Main St., 
Potsdam, NY passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 as the 
result of a motorcycle accident in the town of Bangor in 
Franklin County. There will be a time of remembrance for 
family and friends at the family home on 124 Main St., Potsdam 
at 10 am on Monday, July 15, 2002. Burial will follow at the 
Bayside Cemetery at 11 AM. Friends may call at the Garner 
Funeral Home in Potsdam, NY on Sunday, July 14, 2002 from 2-4 
and 7-9. On Wednesday, July 17, 2002 at St. Mary's Church at 
10 am in Corning, NY there will be a memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, the family strongly suggest contributions 
instead. Those can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society, 17 
Madrid Ave., Potsdam, NY or to the Potsdam Public Library @ 
Civic Center Potsdam, NY 13676.
Among his survivors are his loving wife Carol Webster; a son 
Adam Webster and daughter Allison Marie Webster, both of 
Potsdam, NY; a sister and brother-in-law Anne and Reda 
Iskandar of Durham, NC; a brother Frank Webster of New Jersey; 
his mother-in-law Evelyn Thurst-on of Corning, NY; 
brothers-in-law Tommy and Francis (Debbie) Thurston of 
Corning, NY; sister-in-law Susan and Mike Icobelli of Chester, 
NY; his nephews Mike and Andy Iskandar, David Bates, Alex, 
Ryan and Tylar Thurston and George Icobelli and his beloved 
pets Murphy, Max, Messier and McGinty.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Thomas M. Webster, a native of Corning, NY, was born on 
January 15, 1956 in Corning, NY to John and Mary Madigan 
Webster. Mr. Webster was a graduate of C/PP East High in 
Corning, NY in 1974. On April 15, 1978, in St. Patrick's 
Church in Corning, NY, he was married to Carol Thurston. Mr. 
Webster was employed by CSX (formerly Con Rail) since 1977 as 
a locomotive engineer in Massena, NY. He was the top student 
and graduate of his class at the Locomotive Engineering School 
in New Haven, Conn. He was also the acting president of the 
local 227 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
He loved watching his children play sports, his family and the 
New York Yankees and Giants. He loved to ride his bike.



Herbert S.  Welch 
TARPON SPRINGS, FL | Herbert S. Welch, 89, of IHS Nursing Home 
in Tarpon Springs, FL formerly of Corning died March 20, 2002 
in Tarpon Springs.
He was born October 20, 1912 in Corning the son of Charles and 
Jessie (Gridley) Welch.
He was a graduate of CFA High School and a US Air Force 
veteran serving during W.W.II. He received the Air Medal and 
Distinguished Flying Cross.
Herbert retired from Corning Community College and Corning 
Incorporated.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews; special friends, 
William White and William Clement.
He was predeceased by his parents, sisters, Harriet Welch and 
Beatrice Shilberger, brother, Charles Welch and Raymond Welch.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be 
held at Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, NY on Tuesday, May 28, 2002 
at 11:00a.m. Memorial donations may be made in memory of 
Herbert to the Caton United Methodist Church.
Acly-Stover Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.



Harry J. Welsh
BRADFORD | Harry J. Welsh, age 82, of Lamoka Lake Rd., 
Bradford, formerly of Dundee & Corning, NY died peacefully 
Friday, March 15, 2002 in the comfort of his home.
Mr. Welsh was born December 21, 1919 in Jersey Shore, 
Pennsylvania, the son of the late John E. and Mabel Bailey 
Welsh. On June 24, 1944 in Williamsport, PA, he married the 
former Marion E. Tormey. They have lived in the area since 
1950; and along the shore of Lamoka Lake since 1962. Mr. Welsh 
was a retired Train Dispatcher having worked for 38 years in 
various locations in NY and Pennsylvania; employed by the NY 
Central, Penn Central and finally Conrail, retiring in 1979.
He was a member of the Weston Presbyterian Church, a former 
member of the Dundee Presbyterian Church, a former member of 
the O.R.T. which stands for Order of Railroad Telegraphers, 
and the American Train Dispatchers Assoc. A.T.D.A. He was a 
life member of the Tyrone Fire Department, and an avid 
sportsman who loved to hunt and fish.
He is loved and will be missed by his wife of 57 years, Marion 
T. Welsh at home; a son, John "Ben" (Darlene) Welsh of 
Middlesex, NY; a daughter, Jean Marie (Don) Kosty of Lamoka 
Lake; 3 sisters, Alpha Ayers of New Milford, PA, Geraldine 
Barker of Shamokin Dam, PA and Elsie Jane Miller of North 
Carolina; 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several 
nieces and nephews.
Honoring the family wishes, there are no prior calling hours. 
A memorial service will be held Friday (Mar. 22) at 11:00 a.m. 
in the Weston Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jane Winters 
officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family 
in Tyrone Union Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the 
Weston Presbyterian Church, 510 Route 23, Wayne, NY 14893; or 
the Tyrone Fire Department, Tyrone, NY 14887.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Baird Funeral 
Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee.



Harry B.  Werner, M.D.
BATH, NY | Harry B. Werner, M.D. age 88 of Bath, N.Y. died at 
home on Wednesday afternoon April 3, 2002.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services were held in 
the Chapel at the Bath Veterans Administra-tion, Bath, NY on 
Friday April 5, 2002 at 12:00 noon Rabbi Miriam Biatch of 
Congre-gation B'nai Israel of Elmira officiated. Interment 
followed in the Bath National Cemetery. The family provided 
flowers; those wishing may make memorials to the Southern Tier 
Hospice 185 E. Corning Rd. Corning, N.Y. 14830 or The Bath 
Ambulance Corp 110 E. Steuben St. Bath, NY. 14810 or 
Congregation B'nai Israel P.O. Box 3481 Elmira, N.Y. 14905.
He is survived by his wife Anne (Cohn) of 59 years; daughter 
Ellen of New York City and her 3 children Daniel (Melisa); 
Benjamin and Sarah Hodges (Curtis); son and daughter-in-law 
Dr. David and Susan Werner of State College, PA and their 3 
children Michael (Marla), Deborah and Sharon.
Dr. Werner was born in New York City on July 26, 1913, the son 
of Louis and Sara Werner.
He and Anne Cohn were married in New York City in August of 
1942. A graduate of the University of Vermont in 1937 and 
University of Vermont Medical School in 1941. He was a 
Diplomat of the American College of Surgeons and a Follow of 
the American Board of Urology, a U.S. Army Veteran, an avid 
gardener and golfer. His retirement was spent pursuing his 
hobbies and spending time with his family. Dr. Werner was a 
retired Urologist from the Bath V.A. Center from 1948-1982.
Arrangements by Holly-Keck & Baker, Inc. Funeral home.



Ruth S.  Westberry 
CORNING, NY | Ruth S. Westberry, age 83, of College Avenue, 
Corning, NY died Friday, May 17, 2002 at her home.
Ruth was born on April 17, 1919 in Clarendon, NY, the daughter 
of Albert and Etta (Snell) Simmons. She was a graduate of 
Holley High School, and the Elim Bible Institute. She married 
John Westberry in Hornell in 1943 and was preceded in death by 
him in 1985.
Her survivors include her three sons; John (MaryJane) 
Westberry, Jr., of Corning, Leonard (Susan) Westberry of 
Colonial Heights, VA, and Albert (Pam) Westberry of Colonial 
Heights, VA, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several 
nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 from 1-3 and from 
6-8PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 E. Pulteney, where 
funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling 
hours at 8:00PM with Reverend Vincent Cooper and Reverend John 
Cramer officiating. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery, 
Painted Post.
Memorial donations may be made in Ruth's name to a charity of 
ones choice.



Walter s.  Westberry 
CORNING | Walter S. Westberry, age 33, of Corning passed away 
Sunday, June 2, 2002 at Corning Hospital.
He was born August 11, 1968 in Corning, NY.
Walter is survived by his grandmother, Vera Crane; mother and 
stepfather, Laura and Jack Harter of Corning; father, Leonard 
Westberry of VA; stepsisters, Ruth Hall of Corning, Karen 
(Carmen) Spart of Campbell, Susan (Joe) Longo of Atlanta, GA 
and Tracey (Jeff) Phillips of Charlotte, NC, along with many 
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral 
Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning on Friday, June 7, 2002 from 
10AM-12 Noon. Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion 
of calling hours, 12 noon. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery 
Annex, Corning.



Doris L.  Wetmore
PRATTSBURGH, NY | Doris L. Wetmore, age 74 of 22 Pratt St., 
Prattsburgh, NY, died Sat., Sept. 14, 2002 at Highland 
Hospital in Rochester, NY.
Doris was born Jan. 8, 1928 in Pitcher, NY and was the 
daughter of Ralph T. and Elsie Abbey Smith. She was retired 
from the Prattsburgh Central School custodial staff, active 
with the American Legion Aux. and served on the Flower 
Festival Committee.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ralph "Stubb" 
Wetmore; children: Judy (Fred) Butts of Mayodan, NC, Sandy 
(Tom) Wiedrick of Palmyra, NY and Dusty (Jan) Wetmore of 
Prattsburgh, NY; grandchildren, Candy (David) Hetzler, Tina 
(Dan) Lamphier, Steven (Carrie Maylin) Bullock, Keri, Kyle and 
Kasey Wetmore; 5 great grandchildren: sister, Alberta Campbell 
of Prattsburgh, NY and brother, Merton (Helen) Smith of 
Pittsburgh, PA. She was predeceased by her sisters, Elizabeth 
Smith Force, Merill and Shirley Smith and her brother, 
Frederick Smith.
Friends may call on Wed. from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the 
Bottoni-Wood Funeral Home in Prattsburgh. Funeral Services 
will be held at the funeral home on Thurs. at 11 with burial 
at Rural Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion Aux., the 
Prattsburgh Protectives or the Volunteer Ambulance Corp.



Beatrice L.  Wheaton
N. COHOCTON | Beatrice L. Wheaton, age 85, passed away 
peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2002 at the Hornell Gardens Nursing 
Facility.
Beatrice was born December 15, 1916 in Cohocton, a daughter of 
Clarence & Flora (Harter) Lander. She was a veteran of the 
United States Navy serving during WWII as a Yeoman 3rd Class. 
She married W. Merle Wheaton on June 1, 1947 in Cohocton. He 
predeceased her on March 10, 1995.
She was a member of the Cohocton 1st Presbyterian Church and a 
past board member of the E. J. Cottrell Memorial Library.
She is survived by a sister, Donna J. Wilkins of Hornell; a 
nephew, Terry D. Wilkins of Cohocton; a dear friend, Linda 
Sick of Cohocton and many nieces, nephew, cousins and dear 
friends.
Friends may call 7-9 pm Tuesday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons 
Funeral Home, Wayland, where a funeral service will be held 11 
am Wednesday with Rev. Thomas Montgomery & Rev. Dean Bembower 
officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, N. 
Cohocton.
Contributions may be made to the E. J. Cottrell Memorial 
Library, the Cohocton 1st Presbyterian Church or the Cohocton 
Ambulance Corps., in memory of Beatrice L. Wheaton.



Harold H.  Wheaton
AMERON MILLS | Harold Harvey Wheaton, age 81 of 5002 County 
Route 21, Cameron Mills, New York, passed away Wednesday, 
February 20, 2002 at St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell, New 
York after a long illness.
 Born in Cameron Township October 21st 1920, Harold was the son 
of Harvey and Ina Gamet Wheaton.
A 1936 graduate of Addison Central School, he married Inez A. 
Brewer, July 3rd 1942. She preceded him in death June 9th 
1995.
A life long farmer, he and his wife operated a dairy farm in 
the town of Cameron until their retirement.
He was a member of the Hedgesville Presbyterian Church and was 
master of Hedgesville Grange #1492 for many years.
He is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law: Steven and 
Christine Wheaton of Jasper, NY, Lynn and Barbara Wheaton and 
Bryan and Luann Wheaton of Cameron Mills, NY, Neil and Nimnoun 
Wheaton of Tampa, Florida and Wilson and Nancy Wheaton of 
Corpus Christi, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law: Melody 
and Robert Manley of Jasper, NY and Mildred and Michael Haslam 
of Arlington, Texas; sister, Verda Leach of Zephyrhills, FL, 
20 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Friends may call Friday, February 22nd from 7-9 p.m. at the 
H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main Street, 
Woodhull, New York. Funeral services will be conducted 
Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hedgesville Presbyterian Church. 
Pastor Donald Peak will officiate. Burial will be in 
Hedgesville Cemetery.
Memorials will be recieved for the Hedgesville Presbyterian 
Church, c/o Ronald McCaig, 5781 Merring Road, Addison, NY 
14801.



Donald A.  Wheaton 
SAN MATEO, FL | Donald A. Wheaton, 88, formerly of Hornell, 
entered into rest Tuesday (April 2) at his daughter's home in 
San Mateo, FL following a long illness.
Mr. Wheaton was born Jan. 28, 1914 in Andover, NY to Clinton 
and Susan Halley Wheaton. He married Elizabeth M. Lewis July 
7, 1934 in Wheatfield, NY; she survives. He was predeceased by 
four sisters: Leeta Rogers, Betty Cummings, Mary Crittenden 
and Edythe Greene; one brother, Clayton Wheaton; two 
sons-in-law, Truman Johnson and John S. Cianciosi.
He was a heavy equipment operator for Alfred Atlas Sand & 
Gravel in Alfred Station for 20 years retiring in 1977. After 
retiring, he and his wife moved to Hallandale, FL where he was 
a member of the Christ Independent Methodist Church in 
Palatka, FL where he was known as the "pie man" for all the 
many delicious pies he made for his church.
In addition to his wife Elizabeth, whom he had been married to 
for 67 years, he is survived by a son, Clinton (Jane Ann) 
Wheaton of Addison, one daughter, Sandra Cianciosi-Johnson of 
Hallandale, FL; one sister, Sarah Marsh of Wellsville, NY; 7 
grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren, 4 
step-grandchildren, 4 step-great grandchildren and several 
foster children.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Sunday (April 7) 
at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St., 
Canisteo where a funeral service will be held immediately 
following calling hours at 2:00 PM. Committal service and 
burial will be in North Bingham Cemetery, North Bingham, PA.
Memorials, in the name of Donald Wheaton, may be made to the 
American Heart Association.



Ina 'Marion'  Wheeler 
Ina "Marion" Wheeler of Caton, NY, age 68, formerly of Tioga, 
PA, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 14, 2002 
after a courageous battle with cancer. She was predeceased by 
her husband, Robert F. Wheeler, in 1984 and her father, Thomas 
"Madison" Tebo in 1985.
Surviving are her mother, Esther Tebo, brother Thomas (Peg) 
Tebo, sister Ruth (Clifford) Cornell, children Robert C. 
(Yvonne) Wheeler of Rochester, NY, Cindy (Rick) Stone of 
Poland, ME, and Debra Wheeler (Wyman Lambert) of Elmira, NY, 
along with 9 beloved grandchildren and several nieces and 
nephews. 
She was a member of the Caton United Methodist Church and 
Caton Grange.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral 
Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 Monday, 
September 16, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and 
committal services will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 
at 2 p.m. The Rev. Betty Bement will officiate. Interment will 
be at the convenience of the family in the Elmwood Cemetery in 
Caton, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the Caton United 
Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Hendy Hollow Road, Corning, NY 
14830 or to the Falck Cancer Center c/o Arnot Ogden Medical 
Center, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905. Those wishing may 
leave a "Candle of Remembrance" at www.olthof.com.



Curtis E. White 
Curtis E. White, 85, of 305 West Washington Street, Bath, died 
Friday, May 17, 2002 at the Corning Hospital. He was born in 
Big Flats, NY, February 18, 1917, the son of the late Edward 
and Ethel (Hilton) White. He was retired from Corning Glass 
after 43 years. He was married to Elizabeth Plubell White, 
April 15, 1967, with whom he celebrated 35 years of marriage 
this past April. A veteran of many battles, T/Sgt. Curtis E. 
White of Main plant melting had been awarded the Silver Star 
for gallantry in action with the Ninth Infantry division in 
Normandy. He was wounded first in Tunisia and again in France, 
but rejoined his company. The presentation of the fourth 
highest military award was made to Sgt. White somewhere in the 
fighting zone by the commander of his division, Maj. Gen. 
Manton S. Eddy. Mr. White was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. 
in Corning, a member of the Charles E. Wescott American Legion 
Post 173 and St. Mary's Church in Bath.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Plubell White of Bath 
and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 
brothers, Floyd, Ralph and Ernest and his sister, Marie Clark.
Funeral services will be held today, Monday, May 20th, at 1:00 
PM at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath with the Reverend Richard 
Shatzel officiating. Burial will be in Rural Home Cemetery, 
Big Flats, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in 
Curtis's name may be made to the American Heart Association, 
Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.



Marjorie E.  Whitesell 
REXVILLE, NY | Marjorie E. Whitesell, 70 of 1030 County Rt. 
98, Rexville, NY, died Aug. 11, 2002 at Corning Hospital. She 
was born Oct. 25, 1931 in Prattsburgh, NY the daughter of 
Delbert and Ema Francis and raised by her step-parents, 
William and Mae Faulkner.
On April 6, 1966 she married Francis Whitesell in Elkland, PA. 
She was a homemaker, dairy farmer, and care giver to the 
elderly.
Survivors include her husband of 43 years, two sons of 
Rexville, Henry (Helen) Whitesell and Dennis Whitesell; five 
daughters, Nancy (Jeff) Empson of Ft. Stewart, GA, Ann (Dan) 
Cogar of Naples, FL, Lillian (Shawn) Delill and Amy Whitesell 
of Rexville and Shirley (Mitch) Whitesell Ryan of Myrtle 
Beach, SC, 19 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, several 
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins 
and many special friends.
Calling hours will be held at the West Union Mennonite Church 
Wednesday Aug. 14th 5pm to 9pm and Thurs. Aug. 15th 10am to 
11am. Funeral services will be held at the West Union 
Memmonite Church at 11am Thurs., Aug. 15th, officiated by the 
Rev. Glenn Brubaker and the Rev. Robert Walters. Internment 
will be at the Ulysses Cemetery 12:30pm Aug. 15th.
The family request those wishing to send memorials please do 
so care of Francis Whitesell, 1030 County Rd. 98, Rexville, NY 
14877 and flowers are gratefully declined.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Howard's Funeral 
Home, 931 Maple Ave., Whitesville, NY.



Frederick M. Wilcox
Frederick M. Wilcox, age 77, of Sturrock Street, Wellsboro, 
Pa., died June 22, 2002 at home. He was the husband of Roena 
B. Copp Wilcox, whom he married March 14, 1946. Fred was born 
January 15, 1925 in Wellsboro, Pa., the son of the late Claude 
and Martha Miller Wilcox. He was a resident of Corning, N.Y., 
for 40 years, a resident of Wellsboro, Pa., for the last 10 
years, and was a retired owner/operator of the former Corning 
Trophy House, Corning, N.Y. He was a member of St. Peter's 
Catholic Church, Wellsboro, Pa., the Wellsboro Veterans Club, 
American Legion Post #84, Wellsboro, a Sexton of St. Peter's 
Catholic Cemetery, and he loved to play golf.
He was a U.S. Army Air Force Veteran, World War II. Surviving 
other than his wife are daughters and sons-in-law, Marcia and 
Jim Allen, Torrington, Ct., and Kelly and Ron Kimball, 
Corning, N.Y.; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Donna 
Wilcox, Webster, N.Y., and Daniel and Belva Wilcox, Addison, 
N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters and 
brothers-in-law, Marie Hubba of Wellsboro, Pa., and Claudia 
and Stuart Woodson, Rich-mond, Va.; brothers, Richard Wilcox, 
Pinellas Park, Fla., and Jack Wilcox, Wellsboro, Pa.; several 
nieces and nephews. 
Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life 
Celebration Home," 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pa., today 
(Monday, June 24) from 7:00-9:00 P.M. 
A Vigil Service will be held at 8:30 P.M. at the Funeral Home. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2002, 
at 10:00 A.M. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Central Avenue, 
Wellsboro, Pa., with the Rev. Peter Menghini officiating. 
Burial in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. If desired, memorials 
may be sent to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund, Central Avenue, 
Wellsboro, Pa. 16901, or Laurel Home Hospice, 24 Walnut 
Street, Wellsboro, Pa. 16901.



Glenn r.  Wilcox
PAINTED POST, NY | Glenn R. Wilcox, 81, of 250 N. Hamilton 
Street, Painted Post died Saturday, March 9, 2002 at the 
Corning Hospital. Mr. Wilcox was born in Ridgebury, PA on 
November 25, 1920, the son of the late Frank and Bessie 
(Horning) Wilcox.
He was a Master Mechanic for IUOE Local 832 for 30 years. He 
served in the Army during WWII from 1942 to 1946. Glenn was a 
member of the Campbell American Legion Post 1279.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Wilcox of Painted Post, NY; 
his daughter, Linda Huhn and his son Joe Wilcox both of 
Michigan; his 2 step daughters, Marilyn (Donald) Moore of 
Corning, NY and Deborah Carl of Maryland; 3 sisters, 4 
grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 13th at 
1:30 PM at the Bath National Cemetery with Reverend Linda 
Leibhart officiating. Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath is in 
charge of arrangements.



Janet Lou Veeder Wilcox
COHOCTON | Janet Lou Wilcox, wife, mother & grandmother, age 
70, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2002 at her home.
Janet was born October 28, 1931 in Cohocton, a daughter of 
Orlo & Margaret Veeder. She was a graduate of the Cohocton 
High School. She married Robert A. Wilcox on October 14, 1950 
in Cohocton.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert; 3 sons: 
James of Alamo, CA, Alan of Naples, NY and Douglas of 
Richmond, CA; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 3 
sisters: Joanne Cole of Fourth Lake, Elinor Reynolds of 
Rochester and Peggy Mehlenbacher of Dansville; 2 brothers: 
Arthur Veeder of Dansville and Richard Veeder of Pittsford; 
several nieces, nephews & cousins.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 am, 
Saturday, March 9 at the Cohocton Presbyterian Church, Maple 
Ave. with Rev. Thomas Montgomery officiating. Memorials may be 
made to Southern Tier Hospice or the Ontario-Yates Hospice in 
memory of Janet L. Wilcox.
The Baird-Moore Funeral Home, 154 S. Main St., Naples has the 
honor of arranging the funeral service for Mrs. Wilcox.



Lula Jane  Wilcox 
CORNING | Lula Jane Wilcox, age 100, of Brewster Street, 
Painted Post, NY, died Monday, February 4, 2002 at Founders 
Pavilion in Corning.
She was born in East Campbell, NY on September 2, 1901, the 
daughter of Leroy and Minnie (Stevens) Wixson. She was the 
wife of the late Arthur Manoogian and William Wilcox. Lula 
attended the Little Red School House in East Campbell and 
worked for the Ingersoll-Rand in Painted Post for over 24 
years. Lula was a member of the First Baptist Church in 
Painted Post and the ingersoll-Rand Retirees. Lula loved 
painting, traveling, gardening and bowling. She was preceded 
in death by a son, Richard; a daughter, Alta Miller; several 
brothers and sisters; and a granddaughter, Sandra Lee 
Manoogian.
Her survivors include two daughters: Eva Farr of Corning, NY 
and Doris (Bob) Opelt of Bedford, TX; one son, Armond 
(Eleanor) Manoogian of Erin, NY; many grandchildren, great 
grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; several nieces and 
nephews; and a special niece, Madeline (Edward) Ruter of 
Addison.
Friends may call on Saturday, February 9, 2002 from 1-3 PM at 
Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Corning, NY where funeral services 
will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3:00 PM 
with the Reverend Gary McCaslin officiating. Burial will be in 
Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. 



Richard C.  Wilhelm 
WATKINS GLEN, NY | Richard C. Wilhelm, age 80 of 398 Summit 
Avenue, Watkins Glen, NY, passed away on June 4, 2002 at 
Corning Hospital. Richard was born on August 27, 1921 in the 
Town of Corning, the son of the late George & Addie Dusenbery 
Wilhelm. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marjorie 
Thomason Wilhelm; daughters, Linda of San Diego, CA, Annette & 
Boston Martin of Burdett, NY and Brenda of Hopewell, NJ; 
sisters: Ann Freeman of Lawrenceville, PA, Cora English of 
Lindley, NY and Clara English of Painted Post, NY; 
sister-in-law, Helen Thomason Anstee of St. Petersburg, FL; 
several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wilhelm retired in 1983 after being employed as Buildings 
Maintenance Supervisor of Schuyler County for 16 years. He 
earlier retired from Home Gas Co., Dundee, NY. He served in 
the US Navy, Naval Construction Battalion 5th NCB, and 41st 
NCB, from October 1942 to November 1945. He was stationed in 
Kodiak, Alaska and Guam. Mr. Wilhelm was a 50 year member and 
past master of Lamoka Masonic Lodge #463 F&AM of Tyrone, NY. 
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #1208 of 
Wayne, NY and past master of Crystal Valley Grange. He served 
as a member of the Board of Education at Dundee Central School 
and was an Assessor for the Town of Tyrone. Mr. Wilhelm was a 
life member of the Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance 
Association.
At the request of his family, private services will be held at 
the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour 
Falls, NY at their convenience. Burial will take place in 
Seaman Cemetery, Savona, NY. 
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be directed to 
the Schuyler County Volunteer Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 
2, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. 



Fannie  Williammee
DRAGOON, AZ | Fannie Williammee passed away Dec. 21, 2001 in 
Dragoon, AZ. She was born Dec. 14, 1943 to the late Frank and 
Flossie (Aldrich) Phelps in Nelson, PA. Fannie married Louis 
Williammee on July 13, 1964 in Morris, PA. She enjoyed going 
to flea markets and loved animals.
She is survived by her husband, Louis Williammee; sons, Gary 
(Jonda) Williammee, Tim (Raini) Williammee; 2 grandchildren; 
sister, Beatrice Stratton; brothers, John (Alberta) Phelps, 
Winston Phelps, Milton Phelps, Edward (Mary) Phelps, Frederick 
Phelps, George (Rosemary) Phelps and James (Sharon) Phelps; 
brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Dave & Gladys Williammee and 
Art & Virginia Williammee.
She was predeceased by a daughter Kathy; sister Doris and 
brothers Robert and LeRoy.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM April 27, 2002 at 
Memorial Gardens, Mansfield Road, Wellsboro, PA.



Josephine C. (Lottie)  Williams 
CAMERON MILLS | Josephine C. (Lottie) Williams, died on August 
5, 2002 at home.
She was born in Elyria, Ohio on October 28, 1919, the daughter 
of Stanley and Antonette Yarka. In 1939, she was married to 
Clarence R. Williams who predeceased her in 1978. Lottie was 
also predeceased by nine brothers and two sisters.
Lottie was a postmaster in Cameron retiring after 28 years and 
had been a communicant of St. Catherine's Church in Addison, 
NY. Lottie had also been active in many organizations, 
including volunteer ambulance, Catholic Daughters, senior 
citizen, R.S.V.P., and she was an usher at Corning Summer 
Theater.
Surviving are three daughters, Deanna (Butch) Cole, with whom 
she lived, Eva (James) Russo of Bath, and Kathleen (Keith) 
McNutt of Deerfield, NH; three sons, Clarence "Butch" (Mary) 
Williams of Cameron Mills, Robert (Doreen) Williams of 
Tinmouth, VT, and Philip (Kathy) Williams of Shinglehouse, PA. 
She was also survived by twenty grandchildren, twenty-two 
great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, August 8th from 1:00-3:00 and 
6:00-8:00 PM in Fagan's Funeral Home, 31 West Morris Street, 
Bath, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, 
August 9th at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Church, Bath, with the 
Rev. Richard Shatzel officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials in Josephine's name may be made 
to Cameron Volunteer Fire Department or Cameron Volunteer 
Ambulance Corps.



Darrell "Dude" E. Wilson
ROCHESTER, NY | Darrell "Dude" E. Wilson, 57 of Rochester, NY, 
passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2002 following a period of 
declining health. He was born on August 10, 1944 in Wellsboro, 
PA to the late Kendall & Norma Wilson.
Darrell is survived by his mother, Norma of Lindley, NY; wife, 
Helen Wilson of Lindley, NY and their children: Darrell 
Wilson, Kelly (Garrett) Schoener both of Lindley, NY, Earl 
Wilson of Bath, NY and Casey Wilson of Painted Post, NY; 
companion, Debra Nesbit and their children: Mychal, Heather 
and Amy Wilson all of Rochester, NY; brothers: David Wilson & 
Charles (Judy) Wilson both of Lindley, NY; Kendall (Anne) 
Wilson of Moravian Falls, NC, Lynford (Laura) Wilson of 
Laurel, MD and James Wilson of Scottsville, NY; sisters: Kathy 
(Ray) Buman of Lindley, NY and Diane Wilson of Corning, NY; 
several grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held at the Metropolitan Funeral Home, 
Rochester, NY.



Erma M.  Winder 
Erma M. Winder, age 88, of Corning, passed away at Founders 
Pavilion on Saturday, July 13th, 2002. She was born December 
17th, 1913 in Galeton, Pa., the daughter of Rollin and Edith 
(Stickler) Sherman. Erma married Leo Winder on August 22nd, 
1937 in Dundee, NY. She worked for Corning Inc. from November 
1942 until July of 1976, recently receiving her 60-year pin.
Erma is predeceased by her parents and her husband as well as 
her sisters Ada Thrasher, Alice Lott and her brothers Marion 
and Gordon Sherman and her brother and special friend Fred 
Sherman. Erma is survived by her daughter, Carol (Clinton) 
Gurnsey of Gang Mills, her grandchildren Tim (Christine) 
Gurnsey of Corning, Tamisue (Dan) Wills of Ormand Beach, FL., 
Tanny (Butch) Duell of Corning, Thomas Gurnsey of Gang Mills. 
Also surviving Erma are her great grandchildren, Andrea, Ryan 
and Karissa Gurnsey, Danielle, Jacob and Nathan Wills, Roland 
and Justin Duell and several nieces and nephews.
Erma loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren; she 
loved to play cards and watch bowling on TV, and the Atlanta 
Braves baseball team. 
Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral 
Home, 14 E. Pulteney Street, Corning, NY, on Monday, July 
15th, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held there 
on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Theodore Brennan 
officiating. Burial will follow at Hope Cemetery, Corning, NY.



Milson Q.  Windows 
ADDISON | Milson Q. Windows, 47, of 7403 Old State Rte 17 died 
on June 10, 2002 in Woodhull, NY.
He is survived by a daughter, Bridgett (Mrs. Patrick) McLean 
of Addison (correction of the Wednesday death notice).
Friends and relatives may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the 
Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison, where services 
will be held on Friday at 11am. Burial will be in Woodhull 
Cemetery, Woodhull, NY.
Memorials may be made to Addison First Baptist Church or the 
MacDonald Health Clinic.



Milson Q. Windows 
ADDISON | Milson Q. Windows, 47, of 7403 Old State Rte. 17 
entered into rest unexpectedly from an apparent heart attack 
on June 10, 2002 in Woodhull, New York.
He was born in Corning, New York on December 20, 1954 a son of 
William H. and Jean Niel Windows. Milson married Paula Loud on 
December 18, 1976 in Campbell, New York.
He graduated from Addison Central School, Class of 1973. 
Milson's life work was auto body repair. He owned and operated 
Bill's Auto Body, Inc. in Addison.
He attended the Addison First Baptist Church, enjoyed hunting 
and classic and antique cars.
He is survived by his wife, Paula; two daughters, Bridgett 
(Mrs. Paul) McLean of Addison and Jennifer (Mrs. Robert) Deuel 
of Mooresville, NC; a son, Brandon Windows at home; a 
granddaughter, Kailey McLean; a grandson, Dylan Deuel; his 
mother, Jean Windows of Addison; three brothers, Henry 
(Suzanne) Windows of Addison, Kenny (Rose) Windows of Tioga, 
PA and Gerald (Bernadette) Windows of Corning; mother and 
father-in-law, Carl and Patricia Loud of Mooresville; several 
aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his 
father, William H. Windows.
Friends and relatives may call Wednesday from 7-9 PM and 
Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Flint Funeral Home, 10 
Wall Street, Addison where services will be held on Friday at 
11 am with Rev. Gloria Gay officiating. Burial will be in 
Woodhull Cemetery, Woodhull, NY.
Memorials may be made to Addison First Baptist Church or the 
MacDonald Health Clinic.



Noble E. "Dick" Wolcott 
BATH | Noble E. "Dick" Wolcott age 94, of Bath died Sunday, 
July 14, 2002 at the Steuben County Health Care Facility.  Born 
May 24, 1908, he was educated at Corning, NY, Northside High 
School, after which he was employed at Porter Furniture, 
Corning also Metropolitan Insurance in Corning. Before moving 
to Bath in 1947, he was manager of Bern Furniture at Sayre, PA 
and also supervisor of branch stores. In 1947 he opened a 
furniture store on Buel St. in Bath which he owned and 
operated until 1954 at which time he became a 
Chevrolet/Cadillac dealer until his retirement in 1974. He was 
a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Bath, 
past president of the Bath Lion's Club, Life member of the 
Bath B.P.O.E Post 1547 and past director of New York State 
Automobile Dealer's Association.
He is survived by his wife, Julia E. Wolcott of Bath, NY; 
daughter, Judith Beeman; son-in-law Andrew Beeman; three 
grandsons, Jay LaScolea of Elmira, NY, Jamie LaScolea of 
Burlington, VT and Drew Beeman of Hamburg, NY; as well as 
several nieces and nephews. 
He was predeceased by his 3 brothers, Lawrence, Kenneth and 
Orson "Bill" Wolcott and 2 sisters, Edna Barton and Hazel 
Thalhofer.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 17th from 2:00-4:00 & 
7:00-9:00 PM at Fagan's Funeral Home in Bath with an Elks 
Service Wednesday evening. The funeral service will be held 
Thursday at 10:00 AM at the Centenary United Methodist Church 
in Bath with Reverend Ruth Reppert officiating. Burial will be 
in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport. Memorial donations 
may be made to the Bath Volunteer Ambulance Corp or the 
Centenary United Methodist Church, Bath, NY.



Gladys Elizabeth  Wood
PALATKA, FL | Gladys Elizabeth Wood, age 93, formerly of 
Bridge Street, Corning, NY, died Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 
at the Palatka Health Care Center in Palatka, FL.
Gladys was born in Hatfield, MA, on March 14, 1908, the 
daughter of the late Robert H. and Evelyn M. (Hill) Bradwell.
She spent her early years living in Fort Edward on the Hudson 
River. Gladys married Joseph P. Wood in Greenwich, NY, and 
moved to Corning with him in 1929. As a couple they were 
actively involved with Christ Episcopal Church in Corning, NY; 
the Masonic Lodge; and Cub Scouts. She worked for many years 
at the Baron Steuben Hotel and for Drs. Pieri as a 
housekeeper. Gladys loved traveling and camping. 
Her husband Joseph Wood preceded her in death in 1989.
She is survived by one daughter, Judith (Donald) Smith of 
Morrisville, NY; three sons: James (Patricia) Wood of 
Interlachen, FL, Joseph (Maria) Wood of Londonderry, NH, and 
Richard (Elizabeth) Wood of Interlachen, FL; nine 
grandchildren; and twenty-two great grandchildren.
Friends may call on Friday, March 15, 2002, from 6 until 7PM 
where a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00PM at the 
Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W Pulteney St., Corning with 
the Reverend Jorge M. Gutierrez officiating. Burial will be in 
Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats, NY.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association N.E. 
Florida Chapter, 2131 Mango Place, Jacksonville, FL 32207 in 
Gladys' name.



Deborah E. (Neuphang)  Wood 
BATH | Deborah E. (Neuphang) Wood passed away Tuesday, August 
27, 2002 as a result of a motor vehicle accident at the age of 
49. She was born in Bath, NY the daughter of the late Harold 
Neuphang and Ruth White, Neuphang-Losasso.
Deborah was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. She 
was retired from Corning Inc. with over 20 years of service.
Her hobbies included bingo, traveling and spending time with 
her grandchildren and raising 2 parrots.
She is survived by her three children, Anthony J. White-head 
of Bath, NY, James R. Whitehead of Columbia, SC and Candy M. 
Whitehead of Mooreville, NC; six grandchildren, Christopher M. 
Whitehead, Alexander J. Whitehead, James Robert White-head JR, 
Brenda E. Whitehead, Alicia Fay Whitehead and Joeretta M. 
Skyles; 2 siblings, Theodore Neuphang and Ann Marie Clark and 
several friends and relatives.
She is predeceased by her grandparents, Otto and Lena White 
and a grandson, Jeffery Dale Skyles Jr.
Calling hours are being observed Monday, September 2, 2002 
from 1-3 and 6-8pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath 
where funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2002 
at 11:00am. Burial will be private at a later date.



Elizabeth May Woodard Adams
BATH, NY | Elizabeth May Woodard Adams, 96, entered into rest 
at her home on Tuesday, June 13, 2002.
Elizabeth was born September 18, 1905 the daughter of the late 
Charles and Clara Hathaway Woodard.
She was a member of the Bath Presbyterian Church where she 
enjoyed many happy hours as a member of the Tuesday afternoon 
Bible Study group; Bath Star Chapter #529, Order of the 
Eastern Star; Past Royal Matron of Salubria Court #81, Order 
of the Amaranth; and the Carolyn K, Laidlaw Royalty Club of 
the Order of the Amaranth. In 1968 she was appointed Grand 
Truth, Supreme Order of the Amaranth.
Mrs. Adams was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Lt. 
Cmdr. Clifton K. Adams, US Navy retired; and two very dear 
sisters-in-law; Dorothy Unversaw of Vero Beach, FL and Lillian 
Adams of Lakeland, FL.; one son, Robert E. Adams.
She is survived by four children, Clifton C. Adams Sr., Irmo, 
SC, Mildred E. Brydon, Grafton, NH, Barbara E. Henderson, 
Harvard, MA, and Karen L. Matteson of Bath; her nine 
grandchildren include; Clifton C. Adams Jr. and Mary Elizabeth 
Hammond, both of Irmo, SC; Gail King, Shelburne, VT; Keith 
Henderson, Groton, MA; Lynne and Stanton Henderson of 
Pepperell, MA; Lisa White, Bath, NY; Peter Matteson, 
Nashville, TN; and Thomas Matteson, Luray, VA; her 
great-grandchildren are; Alexis Kyzer, Irmo, SC; Quentin 
Kyzer, Chapin, SC; Benjamin King, Shelburne, VT; Travis 
Henderson, Pepperell, MA; James F. White, Bath, NY; Megan 
Elizabeth Matteson, Luray, VA; and Alaska Matteson, Nashville, 
TN. Also surviving are two nieces, Gertrude Soucy, Lakeland, 
FL; and Irene Hogan, Derry, NH.
Calling Hours are being observed Monday, June 17, 2002 
1:00-3:00PM and 6:00-8:00PM at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of 
Bath. Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home 
Tuesday, June 18th 2002 at 1:00PM. The Rev. Anne Waasdorp and 
Rev. Robert E. Tuttle officiating. Burial will be held in 
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. In lieu of 
flowers, Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian 
Church of Bath in Elizabeth's memory.
An Eastern Star and Amaranth Memorial Service will be held 
Monday evening at 7:30PM.



Ruth K.  Woodruff 
GOSHEN, NY | Ruth K. Woodruff, age 96, passed away on June 13, 
2002 at the Orange County Health Residential Facility in 
Goshen, NY.
Ruth was born on June 1, 1906 in Corning, the daughter of the 
late James and Isabelle Weaver Killigrew.
After graduating from Cornell University, Ruth became a school 
teacher. She taught Latin and French in Middletown, NY and 
retired with the Monroe-Middlebury Central School in 1971. 
Ruth loved to travel almost as much as she loved to teach. She 
took many trips out of the country with friends and retired 
teachers.
Surviving Ruth are her son, Edwin Woodruff of Hahira, GA; 
daughter, Lois Arbuco of Maryland; sister, Petronella 
Killigrew of Wilton, CT; brother, Gerald (Dorothy) Killigrew 
of Lindley, four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Prayer Service will be held at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 
E. Pulteney St., Corning on Monday, June 17 at 8:30 AM 
followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Vincent de Paul 
Church at 9:00 AM. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.



Douglas F.  Woodward
HONOLULU, HI | Douglas F. Woodward, July 29, 2002, Honolulu, 
Hawaii.
 Born February 12, 1947, Corning, NY.
Predeceased by his Father Forrest E. Woodward in 1968.
Survived by his Mother and Step Father, Marion and Roy Rice, 
Elkland, PA, Daughter, Diane (Darrel) Gibson, Surprise, AZ, 
Sister, Carol Jean (William) Manley, Hilton, NY, Brother, 
David (Karen) Woodward, Rochester, NY, Granddaughter, Donika 
Gibson, Surprise, AZ, Niece Susan (Dennis) Morgan, North 
Conway, NH, Nephews Christopher and Geoffrey Woodward, 
Rochester, NY, Uncles Ivan (Alberta) Woodward, Elkland, PA, 
Richard (Lois) Woodward, Felton, DE.
He graduated from Elkland High School in 1965. Douglas Served 
in the Air Force from 1967 until 1971 and during that time 
served a year tour of duty in Viet Nam. At the time of his 
death he was a funeral director with the Borthwick Funeral 
Home in Honolulu, HI. A Memorial Service will be held in 
Elkland, PA at a later date.



Roland Jay  Woodward 
SANTA CLARA, CA | Roland Jay Woodward of 1050 Benton Street, 
Santa Clara, California, passed away April 9, 2002 at Skyline 
Health Center, San Jose, California after an extended illness. 
He was born on September 7, 1917 in Savona, New York to Cora 
Belle and Jay Woodward. His parents and two sisters, Ruth 
Viselli and Ila Moore predeceased him.
Roland leaves behind two sisters, Louise (Richard) Wright of 
Tavares, Florida and Marie (Thomas) Young of Greenville, 
Pennsylvania and one brother, Francis (Irene) Woodward of 
Lindley, New York, as well as several nieces, nephews and 
cousins.
Roland graduated from Painted Post High School in 1935 and 
from Syracuse University in 1939 with a degree in Engineering. 
He worked at Ingersoll Rand, Painted Post for 25 years before 
moving to California in 1966 where he was a resident until his 
passing.
The family requests donations to Hospice, in his name, in lieu 
of flowers.



Grace D.  Wylie
HORSEHEADS | Grace D. Wylie age 88 of 3215 Watkins Road, 
Horseheads, NY, formerly of Painted Post, NY, passed away on 
Thursday, April 11, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in 
Elmira, NY. Mrs. Wylie was born March 17, 1914 in the Town of 
Thurston, NY the daughter of the late Percy and Sarah Davis 
Dusenbery. Grace was a graduate of the Arnot Ogden School of 
Nursing in Elmira, NY and worked at the Arnot Ogden Hospital 
and the Corning Hospital. She retired from Dr. Graham's office 
in Corning after many years of nursing service.
Grace married her husband William D. Wylie on November 19, 
1939. They celebrated their 62nd Wedding Anniversary on 
November 8, 2001.
Mrs. Wylie was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of 
Painted Post and the Corning W.O.E.S. 
Grace is survived by her husband of 62 years William D. Wylie; 
sons and daughters-in-law: John P. & Ellen Wylie of 
Horseheads, NY with whom she resided and William D. & Ruth 
Wylie Jr. of Vacaville, NY; grandsons: John Joseph Wylie, 
Timothy Wylie and Michael Wylie; seven great granddaughters; 
sister: Mildred Aikman of Horseheads, NY; several nieces, 
nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
Relatives are invited to call at the Van Buskirk-Lynch Funeral 
Home, Mill St. & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on 
Saturday, April 13, 2002 from 1-3 PM. Mrs. Wylie's Funeral and 
Committal Services will be held at the conclusion of calling 
hours at 3 PM. Interment in Coopers Plains Cemetery.



George T.  Youmans 
CORNING | George T. Youmans, age 94, of Hendy Creek Road, 
formerly of Corning, died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Corning 
Hospital.
George was born in Corning on February 2, 1908, the son of 
George F. and Nellie (Clark) Youmans. He married Lottie M. 
Wood in 1930 at the parsonage of the First Baptist Church in 
Corning, and was preceeded in death by her after 61 years of 
marriage. He had worked from 1930 until 1937 at the Merchant 
Delevery in Corning prior to going to work with Corning Glass 
Works. He retired from Corning Glass Works in 1970 as a 
supervisor in the A Factory. George loved to golf, bowl, fish 
and hunt, along with helping children with disabilities bowl 
at the Corning Bowl. He was a member of the First Baptist 
Church of Corning, where he had been a Deacon. George was 
preceded in death by two daughters, Joyce Share and Cora Mae 
Youmans; and two sons, Clifford and John; sisters, Ethel, 
Phoebe, Nellie and Flora; brothers, Eugene, Calvin and 
Rexford.
His survivors include two daughers: Charlotte (William Sr.) 
Estep of Corning, NY, Laura Nellie Link of Horseheads, one 
son: Donald (Carol) Youmans with whom he resided, son-in-law 
Samuel Share of Corning; daughter-in-law, Donna (Caruso) 
Marino of Hendersonville, NC; daughter-in-law Sylvette Youmans 
of Connecticut; sister-in-law Laura Dibble of Painted Post; 
sister-in-law Ruth Wood of Horseheads; 14 grandchildren; 21 
great grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren; 1 great great 
grandchild, many nieces and nephews. 
Calling hours will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Phillips 
Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, where funeral 
services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. 
James S. Ellis officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the First 
Baptist Church, 110 E. First Street, Corning, NY 14830.

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