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Edith M. Catella, 93; Head Bookkeeper At Oneonta’s Sears

IN MEMORIAM: Edith M. Catella, 93;

Head Bookkeeper At Oneonta’s Sears

Edith M. Catella

ONEONTA – Edith M. Catella, 93, longtime head bookkeeper at the former Sears & Roebuck in downtown Oneonta, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. She passed away with family at her side at Albany Medical Center.

Edith was born on Aug. 1, 1926, to Andrew and Goldie Himes, joining a large family. Edith spent her entire life in Oneonta, and recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of her Oneonta High School Class of 1944.

She married her high school sweetheart, Fred, on April 5, 1947, and started her own family with Linda in 1948, followed by Fred in 1951.

Diane Catella Iandiorio, 73; Active In Civic Life, Church
IN MEMORIAM

Diane Catella Iandiorio, 73;

Active In Civic Life, Church

Diane C. Diandiorio

ARNOLD LAKE – Diane Catella Iandiorio, 73, a civic leader who also was active in the Catholic Church, died on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Florida, where she spent winters with her husband.

Diane was born on Staten Island, the daughter of Louis J. Catella and Marie Riche Catella. She attended Notre Dame Academy, Hunter College, and then New York College of Music, where she received a bachelor’s in music.

In 1964 she married Dr. James A. Iandiorio, also of Staten Island, and they later relocated to Upstate New York, where she initially worked as a music instructor within the SUNY system at Bugbee School in Oneonta. She then ran her husband’s chiropractic practice, as the office manager, for over three decades.

This Week — Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

 

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

HISTORY IS MADE!  Kathy Chase of Cooperstown, center, was the first Otsego County voter to cast a ballot under the state’s new early voting law. Polls opened Saturday, Oct. 26, at the county’s Meadows Office Complex, and early voting continues daily through Sunday, Nov. 3.  For schedule, click here.   (James Cummings/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Vote Expected Nov. 6 On County Manager

Trustees Remove Dorms From New Zoning

Schenevus, Worcester Schools Revisit Merger

Oneonta Christian Academy Seeks Otego Site

SUNY Team Bus, Moose Collide In Adirondacks

6-Month Moratorium Planned On Dunkin’ Site

Fire-Extinguisher Drive Honors Fallen Fireman

EDITORIAL

Early Voting Offers Opportunities, Dangers

COLUMNS

LEAGUE: 5¢ Deposit Creates Right Incentives

ZAGATA: Democrats Blame The Other Guy

McEVOY: Let’s Give Democrats A Chance

POLITICAL LETTERS

McHUGH: Basile Promises Energy, Openness

NORTHRUP: Broadband, Renewables, Pot, Why Not?

SHUE: Harrington Rooted In 6th Ward Politics

MANNION: Drnek Knows Most About Ward 8

HUNTSMAN: Basile Qualified For County Board

SERAFIN: Tonner Passionate, Determined, Confident

BUTTERMANN: Basile Assumes Growing Responsibility

MOWERS: Holleran Wants Oneontans To Run Town

MARIETTA: Bi-Partisanship Moves County Forward

AVANZATO:  Drnek Knows How To Promote Business

MALLOY: Buccheri Understands Laurens’ Needs

ALLOTSEGO.life

Travisano’s New Book Reveals Poet’s Trauma

SUNY Chorus Bring World’s Music To Oneonta

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Oct. 31, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Nov. 1, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Joseph Kenyon, 86; Served 20 Years On County Board

Lawrence Gennarino, 85; Navy Vet Worked At Bendix

Edith M. Catella, 93; Head Bookkeeper At Sears

Kenneth Robinson, 53: Memorial Service Nov. 2

Betty Jo Chase, 69; 20-Year Bassett Nurse’s Aide

Josephine Bertino, 89; Planned SSPCA Fashion Show

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Oneonta’s Kim Elting, Daughter Row To Win At ‘Head Of Charles’

Oneonta’s Kim Elting, Daughter

Row To Win At ‘Head Of Charles’

Lang Keith and daughter Anne after Judge Keith competed in the Grand Masters Single Scull event at the Head of the Charles on Saturday 22 October, 2016
Cooperstown’s Lang Keith, the retired Virginia judge, gets a hug from daughter Anne after he competed in the Grand Masters Single Scull event at the “Head of the Charles” races Saturday in Cambridge, Mass.  (Nancy Northrup photo)

By CHIP NORTHRUP • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

Despite wind and rain, rowers from Cooperstown and Oneonta competed with rowers from all over the world in the three-mile “Head of the Charles” race over the weekend in Cambridge, Mass.

They included:

Frances S. Baker, 92, RN; Head Nurse At Homer Folks Hospital, Matteawan
IN MEMORIAM

Frances S. Baker, 92, RN; Head Nurse

At Homer Folks Hospital, Matteawan

Frances Baker
Frances Baker

ONEONTA – Frances S. Baker, 92, former head nurse at the Homer Folks TB Hospital on West Street, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Fox Nursing Home.

She was born, July 17, 1924, in Franklin, the daughter of Alexander and Veronica (Janisius) Sienicki. She was raised on a farm in North Franklin and graduated from Franklin Central School in 1942.

As a member of the Army Cadet Nurse Corps, she attended the Hartwick College School of Nursing in 1945, graduating with an R.N. in 1947.  She went on to receive her bachelor of science in nursing in 1954.

Marion Lawhead, 96; NYSEG Bookkeeper Led Vibrant Life

IN MEMORIAM: Marion Lawhead, 96;

NYSEG Bookkeeper Led Vibrant Life

Marion Lawhead
Marion Lawhead

ONEONTA – Marion Lawhead, a NYSEG retiree who lived a vibrant life in Bainbridge, Cooperstown and Oneonta, died on Dec. 12, 2016, at Chestnut Park Nursing Home in Oneonta. She was 96.

Marion Jean Hill was born to Henry and Edith Hill on March 12, 1920, in Bainbridge, and grew up on Pearl Street there with an older brother Bruce and a younger sister Joan. She graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1938.

After high school, her Aunt Adeline invited her to Chanute, Kansas, to enroll at Manhattan Junior College. Marion graduated in 1940.

Edith I. Acres, 94; Pop’s Place Owner  To Be Laid To Rest

IN MEMORIAM: Edith I. Acres, 94;

Pop’s Place Owner  To Be Laid To Rest

HERKIMER – The funeral service for Edith I. Acres, 94, who used to operate Pop’s Place in Richfield Springs, is planned at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Springfield Center Cemetery on Route 20.

Mrs. Acres passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27,  in Little Falls Hospital.

She was born on May 18, 1924, in Mohawk, a daughter to the late Irvin and Laura Robertson-Pett.  She was raised and educated in Mohawk, graduating from Mohawk High School.

Betty Linney Bosc, 88, EEG Technician, Head Secretary At Bassett

IN MEMORIAM: Betty Linney Bosc, 88,

EEG Technician, Head Secretary At Bassett

Betty Linney Bosc

SPRINGFIELD CENTER – Betty Linney Bosc, 88, who spent her career as an EEG technician and head secretary at Bassett Hospital, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday evening, Nov. 9, 2017, at Focus Otsego in Cooperstown.

She was born Feb. 21,1929, in Cooperstown, the daughter of the late William and Alice (Bebee) Linney.  Betty graduated from Springfield Central High School in 1946.  On Feb. 21, 1947, Betty married Ernest A. Bosc.

Special CCS Meeting To Create Head Custodian Post

Special CCS Meeting To Create Head Custodian Post

COOPERSTOWN – Cooperstown Central school board has scheduled a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, to create a head custodian position and appoint a head custodian.

The action follows the retirement of Wick Bennett, CCS director of buildings and grounds since 1998. Bennett had been with the district for 25 years.

Dorothy J. Zeh, 81; Worked For Years At Oneonta Sears

IN MEMORIAM: Dorothy J. Zeh, 81;

Worked For Years At Oneonta Sears

Dorothy Zeh

DAVENPORT CENTER – Dorothy J. Zeh, 81, mother of four, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Chestnut Park Rehab. & Nursing Center.

She was born July 16, 1935 in Laurens, the daughter of the late Edward E. and Marguerite (George) Oliver. Dorothy graduated from Laurens Central School. On Sept. 13, 1953, she married Burnett H. Zeh, Sr. in Laurens. Burnett predeceased her on June 27, 2006.

For many years Dorothy was the parts manager and then worked in the catalog department at Sears in Oneonta.

IN MEMORIAM: Phyllis Basile, 90; Bookkeeper Moved To Hartwick

IN MEMORIAM: Phyllis Basile, 90;

Bookkeeper Moved To Hartwick

COOPERSTOWN – Phyllis Basile, 90, mother of the longtime former Hartwick Fire Company #2 fire chief and a Queens native who relocated to Hartwick, passed away at Midnight on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Born Aug. 4, 1928, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Queens, she was one of seven children of Mauro and Marie (Croce) Maiorino.

Frank J. Rogers, 93, Oneonta; World War II Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient Was Bookkeeper At OFO

Frank J. Rogers, 93,
Oneonta; World War II
Veteran, 
Purple Heart
Recipient Was Bookkeeper At OFO

ONEONTA – Frank J. Rogers, 93, of Oneonta, a World War II veteran who worked for Opportunities for Otsego on moving to Oneonta in the 1970s, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at home in Oneonta.
He was born on Aug. 5, 1925, in Manhattan, the son of Thomas and Grace (Mead) Rogers. On Dec. 20, 1947, he married Teresa Evans, who passed away in 2000.
During World War II, he served with the Marine Corps, 1st Division, in the Pacific where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the state National Guard as part of the “Fighting 69th.” He was also a lifetime member of the VFW, American Legion and the 1st Marine Division Association.
He was employed as manager of the Gardner Warehouse Corp. in Manhattan for more than 40 years.
Upon moving to Oneonta in the 1970s, he worked as a bookkeeper for Opportunities for Otsego until his retirement.
He is survived by his three widowed daughters, Eileen Dorritie, Patricia Eggleton and Susan Utter; his sister, Grace Leahy; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Teresa; his son, Frank; his sister, Margaret Landthaler; and his three brothers, Thomas, William and Joseph Rogers.
A funeral mass will be announced in the spring.
Burial will take place in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.
Arrangements are with Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta

Frank J. Rogers, 93; WWII Veteran Was Bookkeeper At OFO

IN MEMORIAM: Frank J. Rogers, 93;

WWII Veteran Was Bookkeeper At OFO

ONEONTA – Frank J. Rogers, 93, of Oneonta, a World War II veteran who worked for Opportunities for Otsego on moving to Oneonta in the 1970s, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at home in Oneonta.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1925, in Manhattan, the son of Thomas and Grace (Mead) Rogers. On Dec. 20, 1947, he married Teresa Evans, who passed away in 2000.

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