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Marshall L. Aylesworth, 77; Electrician, NYSEG Retiree, IBEW Member

IN MEMORIAM: Marshall L. Aylesworth, 77;

Electrician, NYSEG Retiree, IBEW Member

Marshall L. Aylesworth

GARRATTSVILLE – Marshall Lee Aylesworth, 77, an IBEW member, Licensed Electrician and NYSEG retiree, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2020, at his home in Garrattsville.

Marshall was born on Oct. 22, 1942, in Leonardsville, the son of the late Raynard, and Irene (Gould) Aylesworth.

Marshall was a hard worker and took pride in his 33-year career with NYSEG. He was a member of the IBEW, was a Licensed Electrician, and owned Marshall’s Electric.

Richard A. Sager, 83; Navy Veteran, Professional Electrician

IN MEMORIAM: Richard A. Sager, 83;

Navy Veteran, Professional Electrician

Richard A. Sager

ONEONTA – Richard Allen Sager, 83, a Navy veteran and professional electrician, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Robinson Terrace in Stamford.

Richard was born on April 9, 1936, in Newburgh, son of Edward and Theresa Sager and brother of Robert, Edward, Andy and John.

He served in the Navy from 1954 to 1958 and was an electrician for 31 years.

John H. Lance Sr., 92; WWII Vet, Former Fireman, Electrician

IN MEMORIAM: John H. Lance Sr., 92;

WWII Vet, Former Fireman, Electrician

ONEONTA – John H. Lance, Sr. 92, of Oneonta, a World War II veteran and 15-year member of the Oneonta Fire Department, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 3, 2019 at home, with his wife Darlene by his side.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1926 in Parshall Hospital, Oneonta, the son of Harry and Mary (Forte) Lance. He graduated from St. Mary’s School.

arry Gallup, 64; Avid Golfer, Retired Electrician

IN MEMORIAM: Larry Gallup, 64;

Avid Golfer, Retired Electrician

FLY CREEK – Larry G. Gallup, 64, an avid golfer and recently retired electrician, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following an extended illness.

A Cooperstown native, Larry was born June 21, 1952, a son of Marge and “Pudge” Gallup.  Raised in Cooperstown, he proudly graduated as one of the Cooperstown “Redskins” in 1970 and recently retired as an electrician.

On Oct. 10, 2003, Larry married Teriann Sammis in Shelby County, Tennessee.  They shared their life and love with chocolate labs named Reno and Hunter in Fly Creek Valley and Titusville, Florida.

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