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town of Burlington NY

Velma B. Vibbard, 85; Dairy Farmer, 4-H Leader For 60 Years

IN MEMORIAM: Velma B. Vibbard, 85;

Dairy Farmer, 4-H Leader For 60 Years

Velma Vibbard

BURLINGTON – Calling hour are today for Velma B. Vibbard, 85, of Burlington, a retired dairy farmer and 4-H leader for six decades, who passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Little Falls.

Visitation is noon-2 p.m. at the Delker & Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston, followed at 2 p.m. by a funeral service at the funeral home, with Pastor Barry Davis, Burlington Green Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Burlington Green Cemetery.

Velma was born on June 13, 1934, in Cooperstown, the daughter of the late Emory and Wilma Curry Bloomer.

Dean C. Bolton, 59; Lifelong ‘Quintessential Country Boy’

IN MEMORIAM: Dean C. Bolton, 59;

Lifelong ‘Quintessential Country Boy’

Dean Bolton, on the land he loved.

BURLINGTON – It saddens us to announce the death of Dean Charles Bolton, a loyal, native Burlington Son, on the rainy morning of May 24, 2019.

All of us share a common desire to be remembered when we are gone, and hope that our lives somehow made the world a better place. Upon our demise, it is customary to write an obituary, a brief re-telling of who we were, where we came from, and what we contributed to society. It is also expected that some memory, personality trait or talent be mentioned in which to personalize the fact that we had among us a most extraordinary man who loved life and did everything he could possibly do to continue living it.

Rosemary Mulvey, 81; Lifetime Resident Of Town Of Burlington

IN MEMORIAM: Rosemary Hall Mulvey, 81;

Lifetime Resident Of Town Of Burlington

Rosemary Mulvey

BURLINGTON – Rosemary Hall Mulvey, 81, who worked in the Burlington Green General Store before joining Edmeston Central and then county government, passed away Monday Nov. 26, 2018 in Clifton Park, where one of her daughters lives.

Rosemary was born on June 19, 1937, in the Town of Burlington, the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Adams. She married Edwin (Ted) Hall in June of 1956 in Burlington, where they lived and raised their family.

She was pre-deceased by her husband Edwin (Ted) Hall in May 1990. In May 2000, she married Thomas Mulvey, who passed away in May 2016.

Edward C. Storck, 68; Water Plant Operator For New York City

 IN MEMORIAM: Edward C. Storck, 68;

Water Plant Operator For New York City

BURLINGTON FLATS – Edward Casey Storck, 69, chief operator of a New York City Water Treatment Plant in Sullivan County, passed into eternal life Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at his home in the Town of Burlington.

He was born April 21, 1948, in Brooklyn, the eldest son of Edward and Geraldine (Dee) Storck. He was raised in Congers, Rockland County.

Empty XNG Truck Flips On Rte. 205

DRIVER RATTLED, BUT UNHURT

Empty XNG Truck

Flips On Route 205

This is the kind of XNG truck that has been traversing Otsego County. The local trucks have the logo on the cab, but the trailers are plain white.

By JIM KEVLIN • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

TOWN OF BURLINGTON – An empty XNG truck en route south from the company’s Little Falls plant went off Route 205 about two miles south of Route 80 at 8:20 a.m. today, according to county Emergency Services Director Art Klinger.

The driver was shook-up, but was able to tell emergency personnel arriving at the scene that the tanker was empty, Klinger said.

“There was no release of gas at any time,” XNG Vice President Matt Smith emphasized in an email received a few moments ago.

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