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NY Tel retiree

  Henry Quackenbush, 82; After Retiring, Enjoyed Camp On Afton Lake

IN MEMORIAM:  Henry Quackenbush, 82;

After Retiring, Enjoyed Camp On Afton Lake

Henry L. Quackenbush Jr.

ONEONTA – Henry L. Quackenbush, Jr., a New York Telephone employee who enjoyed retirement at his Afton Lake camp, passed away at home on Dec. 30, 2018.

He was born Oct. 5, 1936, in Oneonta, the son of Henry and Eloise (Congdon) Quackenbush.

Hank was a graduate of Oneonta High School, Class of 1955.  He married Carolyn Bossio on Aug. 16, 1959, at St. Mary’s Church in Oneonta.

He retired from NY Tel in 1991.

Helen Chetner, 90; Retiree Active In St. Mary’s Church

IN MEMORIAM: Helen Chetner, 90;

Retiree Active In St. Mary’s Church

COOPERSTOWN – Helen F. Chetner, 90, a New York Telephone Co. retiree who was very active in St. Mary’s “Our Lady of the Lake” parish, peacefully left her family and friends on Dec. 26, 2017. She had been a resident at Chestnut Park Nursing Home, Oneonta, since 2014.

Helen was born July 19, 1927, to Charles and Helen E. M. (Korinek) Chetner in Lodi Township, N.J.

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