EDMESTON – Margery Holdridge, 94, of Edmeston, an NYCM retiree who, as a girl, rode a horse-drawn school-bus buggy to attend a one-room school, died Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019, at Chase Nursing Home in New Berlin.
Born March 5, 1925, she was the daughter of Ray. C. Hull and Florence (Pugh) Hull. She married her high school sweetheart, Richard (Dick) Holdridge, July 23, 1949, in Burlington Flats. He predeceased her on Jan. 31, 2015.
She was raised in Burlington Flats and attended the one-room elementary school house there by horse-drawn school-bus buggy.
CHERRY VALLEY – Virginia Mae (Oliver) Ethington, 95, who rose from a one-room schoolhouse to Syracuse University and a nursing career, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Centers Health Care in Cooperstown.
Born on Feb. 13, 1923, in Summit, she was the daughter of James and Hilda (Sperbeck) Oliver.