ONEONTA – Martha Mary Delello, 78, who filled many leadership roles over the years at Oneonta’s St. Mary’s Roman Catholic parish, passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1941, in Oneonta, the daughter of Patsy and Matilda (Martin) Delello. She was the youngest of 13 children.
A lifelong area resident, Martha was a graduate of St. Mary’s School and Oneonta High School.
She was employed by Wilber Bank and Key Bank in Oneonta and retired after 25 years from SUNY Delhi.
WESTVILLE – Frank E. “Skeeter” Green, a life-long area resident, community leader and dairy farmer, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2020, at his winter residence in Mesa, Ariz., with his wife, Margaret, by his side. He was 91.
Born Aug. 22, 1928, at Bassett Hospital, he was a son of Ambrose C. and Mildred Ottaway Green. After graduating from Milford High School, Class of 1945, he attended Cornell University, earning a two-year degree in agriculture.
On Sept. 3, 1949, Frank married Margaret Donnelly, a native of Binghamton, in a ceremony in Westville. Skeeter and Maggie settled on his family’s dairy farm, Oak Hill, where they raised their family.
FAMILY PROGRAM – Noon – 2 p.m. Celebrate Latino Heritage month with Day of the Dead event. Make paper flowers, learn about Mexican traditions, listen to story time, more. Participants encouraged to bring photo of loved one who’s passed away. Designed for children aged 4-12 + family. Light snacks provided. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FUNDRAISER – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Construct you cat a cardboard castle with Superheroes in Ripped Jeans. Materials provided. Bring goods or monetary donation. 3rd floor, Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
ONEONTA – Wilber Bank, the last of the Dietz Street murals depicting the five historic occupants of the Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
Wilber Bank’s first location in Oneonta was in the southwest corner of the first floor of Walter Brown’s hardware store in the building now owned by the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. After a fire in David Wilber’s bank in Milford, his friend Walter Brown offered space in his business.
ONEONTA – Calling hours for Rose Ann Hassick, 64, a longtime Wilber Bank employee, will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Grummons Funeral Home. A graveside service is planned in the spring.
Rose passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at Fox Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1951 in Oneonta, the daughter of Carmen Joseph Vagliardo Sr. and Verna O’Rourke. She graduate from OHS in 1969, and received a certificate in business administration from Utica School of Commerce.
She married Michael H. Hassick on Aug. 20, 1971, in Milford Center.
After many years at Wilber Bank, she eventually retired from Oneonta Job Corps, where she was a data integrity clerk.
ONEONTA – Joan F. Moyer, former president of the Oneonta School Board who was active in many civic leadership roles, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. She was surrounded and embraced by her immediate family: her husband Bob, daughters Terri and Kathy, and son Scott.
Born Feb. 14, 1934, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Fallon of West Stockbridge, Mass., Joan grew up and graduated from Stockbridge High School in 1951. She attended the College of St. Rose in Albany, where she was class president and graduated in 1955.