By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
ONEONTA – A car belonging to a man reported missing last week was found in Oneonta’s West End, State Trooper Aga Dembinska, Troop C public information officer, announced today.
Steven J. Kassirer, 53, was reported missing by his employer, the Brattlebro Retreat in Vermont, after he failed to show for work on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
He had briefly been in contact with his employer on Monday, Oct. 22, stating that he would be in on the 23rd, but did not show and has not been heard from since.
He was last seen by his family in Irondequoit on Saturday, Oct. 20 and was reportedly traveling home from his father’s funeral. On Thursday, Oct. 25, his car was found in Oneonta. Kassirer has no ties to the area and troopers do not know yet why the car was left in the area.
According to postings on Facebook, he was traveling home from his father’s funeral.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of this man or may have seen him please contact state police Troop C at (607)432-3211.