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Irma A. Ouimet; Oneonta, Unatego Teacher Claimed By COVID-19

IN MEMORIAM: Irma Ouimet; Oneonta, Unatego Teacher Claimed By COVID-19 OTEGO – Irma A. Ouimet of Otego, a native of Peru and Unatego Central School District teacher, passed away Feb. 23, 2021, in the ICU at Bassett Hospital from complications related to COVID-19. Irma Alejandrina Villegas Ormachea was born in Calca (Cusco), Peru, and became a teacher serving young children in the mountains of Peru.  Irma came to live in the U.S. upon her marriage to her husband Gene Ouimet…


Natasha Finch, 26; Family Mourns Death By Addiction

IN MEMORIAM: Natasha P. Finch, 26; Family Mourns Death By Addiction MOUNT UPTON – During the late hours of March 5, 2020, the illness and addiction that had stolen Natasha Paige’s sparkle took her life. Her close friends and family will always remember her for her big smile and the funny, smart, loving way that she was. Natasha was born Feb. 23, 1994, in Oneonta. She attended Gilbertsville-Mount Upton and Unatego schools. Natasha loved big gatherings, spending time with her…

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