DAVENPORT – Peter John Evers, 87, a union iron worker in New York City who retired to Davenport 20 years ago, passed away at home on January 13, 2019.
He was born on July 8, 1931, on Long Island, the son of Peter Evers and Harriet Warner.
WORCESTER – Joseph Marsh, 92, a World War II Air Force veteran and bus mechanic for Worcester Central School, died Jan. 15, 2019. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany.
He and his devoted wife, Dorothy (Duritzo) Marsh were married for 62 years until her death in April 2018; they moved to Worcester in 1957.
At first, he worked for Phillips Buick in Oneonta as an auto mechanic, then at Worcester Central School as the bus-garage mechanic and a bus driver for 23 years.
CHERRY VALLEY – Jane L. Wadkins, 96, of Cherry Valley, who will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, died peacefully in her home on Jan. 13, 2019.
She was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Phenix City, Ala., to Daniel and Lucile Chappell.
ONEONTA – With the forecast still uncertain but containing the potential for a significant snowfall event over the weekend, City Hall is reminding citizens there is no parking on city streets after 2 1/2 inch of snow.
The National Weather Service is predicting a winter storm will arrive Saturday.
By PATRICK WAGER • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
COOPERSTOWN – The village Planning Board this afternoon set a public hearing for 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Village Hall on the proposed placement of a T-Mobile installation on the roof of the Main Street Key Bank building.
At today’s meeting, discussion covered the same issues reviewed by the Zoning Board of Appeals last.
ONEONTA – Ella Jane Baumgardner, 96, formerly of Oneonta, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at her home in Liverpool.
She was born in Russia, Herkimer County, in 1922, the daughter of the late William and Helen Jones, and was raised on a farm in Milford.
Jane was married to John “Sonny” Brienza, who was killed in World War II. In 1947, Jane married Edward P. Baumgardner and together they raised their family in Oneonta.
She was retired from SUNY Oneonta.
ONEONTA – Debbi M. Barnes, 65, retired payroll director at Fox Hospital, passed away peacefully surrounded by her treasured family and friends on Jan. 13, 2019, following a brief battle with cancer.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1953, in Sidney, the daughter of Zane and Marguerite Raudibaugh.
Debbi graduated from Oneonta High School in 1971. It was there in 1969 that Debbi, a member of the color guard, began dating her high school sweetheart, and football player, Louie Barnes. The two married shortly after graduation on Aug. 7, 1971, at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. They remained devoted to one another and their children for the next 47 years.
ONEONTA – Beverly V. “Aunt Bet” Davenport, 79, a seamstress at Oneonta Dress Factory and Sanyo for more than 40 years, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City.
She was born Nov. 13, 1939, in Roxbury, daughter of the late Howard and Grace (Burgher) Oliver.