COOPERSTOWN – Dr. Theodore Charles “Ted” Edmonds, 89, father of Bassett Hospital’s Dr. Lee Edmonds, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 26, 2020, at Woodside Hall in Cooperstown following a long and valiant battle with a pervasive form of Parkinson’s disease.
He was born on May 24, 1931, in Erie, Pa., the son of Glenn M. Edmonds and Mildred (Bolyes) Edmonds. He was predeceased by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 63 years, Carol Adelaide (O’Brien) Edmonds.
COOPERSTOWN – Richard James Bachand, 58, a resident of Pathfinder Village in Edmeston, passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 30, 2017, at Bassett Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
This kind, sweet and gentle man was born April 2, 1959, in Hartford, Conn., a son of Edward A. Bachand, Sr. and Kathleen A. née DiPaola Bachand. Raised in Connecticut, he attended schools there. Then, in the late 1970s, he and his parents moved from Connecticut to Walden, Orange County, and he graduated from Valley Central High School in Montgomery.