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Thomas E. Porteus, 86; NYSEG Retiree With Commitment To 4H

IN MEMORIAM: Thomas E. Porteus, 86;

NYSEG Retiree Had Commitment To 4H

ONEONTA – Thomas E. Porteus, 86, a NYSEG retiree with a lifelong commitment to 4H, including as a judge at the Otsego County Fair, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2020 at Chestnut Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Aug. 1, 1933 in Milford, the son of James and Fanny (Potter) Porteus.  Tom graduated from Milford High School, and was an Army veteran.  He married Lois Thompson on Nov. 1, 1958 in Oneonta.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

4-H Club Information Night

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INFO NIGHT – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cooperstown Youths age 5 – 19 learn about programs offered by 4H in Otsego County from clubs, workshops, activities, more. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2536 ext. 225 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2018/10/09/4-h-information-night-otsego-county

WORKSHOPS – 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Learn about Social Security Entitlement plans for people with Disabilities. Includes PASS Plans, Medicaid Buy-In and 1619(b), Social Security Eligibility. CDO Workforce, 12 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-433-2343 or visit www.cdoworkforce.org/news/free-workshops-on-social-security-entitlement-programs

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