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Giocomo Giardi, 95; WWII Navy Veteran, Retired Farmer

IN MEMORIAM: Giocomo Giardi, 95;

WWII Navy Veteran, Retired Farmer

Giocomo “Jack” Guardi

RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Giocomo L. “Jack” Guardi, 95, a World War II Navy veteran and retired dairy farmer, passed away peacefully Monday evening Dec. 4, 2017, at his home, with his family by his side.

He was born on Nov. 15, 1922, in Deerfield, Oneida County, a son of the late Giocomo and Joseppina Genovese Guardi. He was raised and educated in Saquoit. He served during World War II as a seaman, first class.

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Jone Robinson, 92; Homemaker With An Artist’s Spirit

IN MEMORIAM: Jone Robinson, 92;

Homemaker With An Artist’s Spirit

Jone M. Robinson

RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Jone M. Robinson, 92, a homemaker with an artist’s spirit, died Nov. 28, 2017, in Johnson City with her family by her said.

Her favorite mantras were “ever onward” and “God is good.”

She was born on March 26, 1925, in Buffalo, daughter of the late William and Maybelle (Printup) Green.  She was educated at the Thomas Indian School on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in Erie County, and later attended and graduated from Richfield Springs Central School. She furthered her education at SUNY Albany.

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William S. Reed, 50, Richfield Springs; Baystate Native Was Boy Scout Leader

IN MEMORIAM: William S. Reed, 50;

Baystate Native Was Boy Scout Leader

COOPERSTOWN – William Stanley Reed, 50, an assistant leader of Troop 14, Richfield Springs, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 18, 2017, with his family by his side.

William was born July 25, 1967, in Southbridge, Mass., son of the late Stanley William Reed and Lela Mae Buell Reed. He was raised and educated in Holland, Mass.

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Patti Jarvis, 51; Dies After Struggle With Illness

IN MEMORIAM: Patti Jarvis, 51;

Dies After Struggle With Illness

Patti Jarvis

NEW BERLIN – Patricia A. “Patti” Jarvis, 51, of New Berlin, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, in Cooperstown, following a long battle with illness.

Patti was born on Feb. 15, 1966, in Herkimer, to Margaretta and Herbert Jarvis.

She grew up in Richfield Springs with her two older siblings and was the baby of the family!

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Julie Ann Attridge, 25, Richfield Springs

IN MEMORIAM: Julie Ann Attridge, 25

Julie Ann Attridge

RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Julie Ann Attridge, 25, of Levittown, Pa, formerly of Richfield Springs, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.

She was born Sept. 11, 1992, in Cooperstown a daughter to Carol Ann the late Christopher C. Attridge. Julie was raised and educated locally, graduating from Richfield Springs High School. She attended Herkimer County Community College and Mohawk Valley Community College.

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Richfield Youth Sports Preparing For Otsego Now Project Committee

Richfield Youth Sports Preparing

For Otsego Now Project Committee

Richfield Youth Sports President Len Pickens, volunteer Cindy Klemm and attorney Doug Zamelis walk the property south of Richfield Springs where they hope to locate a youth sports complex. The three will be preparing a proposal seeking to have Otsego Now donate the 50 acres, which are assessed at $98,000, for that purpose.  For details, see this week’s Freeman’s Journal, available Wednesday afternoon at Stewart’s, Price Chopper and other local outlets. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

READ RICHFIELD YOUTH SPORTS’ PROPOSAL

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Edward Ray, 81; Richfield Water Superintendent

IN MEMORIAM: Edward Ray, 81;

Richfield Water Superintendent

WEST WINFIELD – Edward W. Ray, 81, of West Winfield, retired Richfield Springs water superintendent, passed away on March 15, 2016.

He was born on April 13, 1934, in Gilbertsville, to Charles and Florence Ray. The fifth child of five brothers and six sisters, he was affectionately nicknamed “Brother” by friends and family.

He attended Richfield Springs Central School.

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