ART & YOGA – 10 a.m. Stay centered at home with art talk by Mary Murray followed by Yoga with Lisa Gallagher of the Munson Willaims Proctor Arts Institute. Donations gratefully accepted to keep program going. Visit www.facebook.com/MWPAI to join the class.
NORWICH – William “Bill” Van Wieren, 88, a former truck driver who farmed in West Winfield for a time, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018.
Bill was born in Kommerzijl, the Netherlands on March 27, 1930, to the late John and Anna (Snip) Van Wieren. He immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1947 at the age of 17 after the end of WWII. He married Alice DeVries in 1952 and together had 12 children.
FISHING CLINIC – 11 a.m. Families celebrate Father’s day with the Dave Brandt chapter of Trout Unlimited. Includes educational assembly in the skate house, and non-competitive fishing events. Hodges Skating Pond, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Call 607-563-1978.
GRILLED CHEESE NIGHT – 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy comfort food from local chefs as well as local beer, wine, cider, live music, more. Proceeds benefit Otsego2000 & Otsego Outdoors. Cost, $25/adult, $15/child. Cooperstown Farmers Market, 101 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8881 or visit www.otsego2000.org
WEST WINFIELD – Florence P. Senif, 88, of West Winfield, the mother or seven children, passed away March 10, 2017, at Bassett Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1929, in Fairfield, daughter of Charles and Maggie (Hayes) Pye. Flossie attended school in Frankfort and West Winfield, and later graduated from Plattsburgh State Teachers’ College. She taught home economics in Frankfort until starting her family.
She was a communicant of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in West Winfield.
WEST WINFIELD – Robert W. Ranger, 79, a member of the Bank of Cooperstown’s founding Board of Directors, died Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017, at Bassett Hospital following a brief illness.
Bob was born June 15, 1937, in Corning to Robert W. and Freida (Spreitzer) Ranger. He was raised in Painted Post and graduated from high school there. He received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s from Rutgers.
In December 1978, he married Marjorie Brooks, a union of almost 40 years. He once said, “between the two of us we can surmount any obstacle – we are a team.”