MORRIS — Millicent Rendo, 81, formerly of Morris, died at the home of her daughter in Apple Valley, Calif.
She was born June 17, 1917. She was married to Edward S. Rendo, Oct. 28, 1938, in Alstead, Pa.
She had been employed by the Victory Markets for many years prior to her and her husband owning and operating the Corner Store in Morris, for many years.
She was a lifelong resident of the Butternut Valley and had attended both the Methodist Church and the Episcopal Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Scofield of Apple Valley, Calif.; and a son, Edward L. (Butch) Rendo of Unadilla; two sisters-in-law, Jeanette Rendo of Morris and June Crawford and her husband, Lester, of West Laurens; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours and memorial and commital services will be announced at a later date.
Friends are asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Sociey in her memory.
Local arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Doris B. Bouboulis
GOODYEAR LAKE — Mrs. Doris B. Bouboulis, 71, of Goodyear Lake, town of Maryland, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.
She was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Hartwick, the daughter of Jacob E. and Ella June (Mead) Bush.
Doris married Stephen Bouboulis on Nov. 16, 1947, in East Worcester. He died Aug. 10, 1986.
A lifelong are resident Doris was a telephone operator for New York Telephone more than 30 years, retiring in 1979.
She grew up in Hartwick, where she attended school and was a 1945 graduate of Hartwick High School. Following graduation she moved to Oneonta. Doris was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church, Oneonta, and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
She enjoyed walking, swimming and boating as well as traveling with her companion, Tony Chicorelli of Oneonta.
Doris is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and James Ballantine of Oneonta; one sister, Ruth Trowbridge of Milford; her companion, Anthony Chicorelli of Oneonta; two grandchildren, Erin and Kathryn Ballantine of Oneonta; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Darlene Bouboulis in August 1970, and two brothers, Harold and Donald Bush.
Funeral and committal services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, from the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta, with the Rev. Gary Bonebrake, pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church, Oneonta, officiating.
Friends may call at the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta on Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. when the family will be present at the funeral home.
Mrs. Bouboulis will be cremated and her cremains intered in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery, Oneonta in the spring of 1999.
It is requested that expressions of sympathy be made to the Darlene Bouboulis Scholarship Fund care of Oneonta High School, East Street, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820, in memory of Doris Bouboulis.
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Homes, Oneonta and Otego.
SIDNEY — Marion Elizabeth Welcome Partridge, 95, formerly of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at The Hospital, Sidney.
She was born July 2, 1903, to the late Edward and Clara Stoddard Welcome in West Chesterfield, N.H.
Marion married Edward John Partridge on July 5, 1937, in West Chesterfield, N.H. He predeceased her on Feb. 15, 1979.
Marion attended Middlebury College and received her B.S. Cum Laude in June of 1924. She then went on to graduate school at Columbia University Teachers College where she received a master's degree in household arts in 1929. Marion was employed as a home economic teacher from 1924 to 1938, in Bainbridge, Closter, N.J., and East Orange, N.J. Marion then took time to start and raise her family. She returned to teaching in 1958, as the home economics teacher at Greene Central School until she retired in 1968.
Marion was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bainbridge.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Fay P. and Harold "Ike" Cole of Richfield Springs and Ann P. and John Baier of Oxford; one brother, Paul E. Welcome of West Chesterfield, N.H.; one sister, Helen W. May of Perkinsville, Vt.; four grandchildren; Craig and Rosemaria Cole of Sherburne, Jon and Shelly Cole of Ogdensburg, Judith Weissflog of Rushville, Pa., and Stephen Weissflog of Amherst; and two great-grandchildren, Carter and Sarah of Sherburne.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur and Roger Welcome.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be conducted from the First Presbyterian Church of Bainbridge on Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Susan Zink, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Bainbridge, officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Bainbridge Music Program.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers, Inc., 21 Main St., Sidney.
Carolyn Dale Adams
OTEGO — Carolyn Dale Adams, 61, of Otego, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 1998, at her residence.
She was born June 10, 1937, in Spencer, W.Va., the daughter of Fred Dale and Goldie (Harold) Allen.
She married Robert M. Adams on April 20, 1957, in Ashland, Ohio.
Carolyn Adams was a woman of varied interests. She was a Cub Scout Den Leader for Oneonta Pack 21. She also coached girls softball for the city of Oneonta Recreation Department for several years. She loved to read, was a homemaker and a crafts person, able to work in a number of different arts.
However, her most important love was her husband, children and grandchildren. She will be remembered by us as being our biggest fan, quietly encouraging each of us to do our best. We shall miss her very much.
She is survived by her husband, Robert M. Adams of Otego; two daughters, Terri L. Horan and her husband, Edward W. Horan, of Otego and Cathy A. Grimes of Otego; one son, Larry Robert Adams of Saratoga Springs; one stepbrother, Keith Drake of Charlotte, N.C.; one cousin, Ross Harold of Chattanooga, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Joseph P. Horan, Jeffrey A. Horan, Anthony R. Grimes and Nicholas W. Grimes, all of Otego.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at 1:30 p.m. at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 30 River St., Otego, with the Rev. Ross Harold officiating. Burial will be in the Otego Evergreen Cemetery, Otego.
The family will be in attendance on Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 30 River St., Otego, for those who wish may call.
Funeral arrangements are by Bookhout Funeral Homes, Oneonta and Otego.
DELHI — Margaret J. Hamburger, 92, formerly of Delhi, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 1998, at Johnston Memorial Nursing Home, Johnson City, where she had been a resident for the past 6½ years.
She was born Aug. 8, 1906, in Bovina Center, the daughter of William T. and Jennie (Henderson) Ward.
Margaret spent her youth in Bovina and Walton, and was a 1925 graduate of Delaware Academy, Delhi.
She later moved to New York City, and married Arthur C. Hamburger on Sept. 12, 1937, in New Rochelle, where she lived for 42 years. She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church and LaRochelle Chapter No. 294, O.E.S.
She was employed for 26 years with Basford Co., a New York City advertising agency, from which she retired as secretary and assistant treasurer in 1968.
After her husband's death on Dec. 29, 1978, she returned to Delhi, where she lived at 55 Elm St., with her late sister, Laura Pease.
She was also predeceased by another sister, Anna Vollrath, and two brothers, Gordon and William Ward.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends are invited to call at their convenience at the Hall & Peet Funeral Home, Delhi, where funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, by the Rev. Bert More and burial will follow in the family plot in the Walton Cemetery.
The family will be in attendance one hour before the service on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Delhi Emergency Squad.
Arrangements are entrusted to Robert A. Peet, Delhi.
CHERRY VALLEY — Mr. Raymond Victor Leneker Sr. passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown.
He was born March 2, 1918, in Cherry Valley, the son of Raymond W. and Irene (Shults) Leneker. On March 18, 1939, he married Betty Comrie in Sharon Center.
Mr. Leneker worked for Beechnut until his retirement. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Cherry Valley.
Mr. Leneker is survived by his wife, Betty Leneker of Cherry Valley; two sons, Raymond Leneker Jr. of Canajoharie and Richmond Leneker of Syracuse; a daughter, Mary Coskrey of Charlotte, N.C.; three sisters, Mrs. Virginia Morrison of Cherry Valley, Mrs. Marion Ange of Virginia Beach, Va., and Mrs. Betty Van Valkenburg of Fort Plain; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, with the Rev. Ronald Fralick, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Cherry Valley, officiating. Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery, Leesville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Leneker's memory may be made to the Cherry Valley Emergency Squad.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
Howard A. Wellman
CHERRY VALLEY — Mr. Howard A. Wellman, 75, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, at The Meadows.
He was born on Feb. 1, 1923, in Mount Vision, the son of Ray and Elsie (Fort) Wellman. He was married to Beatrice Simpson. She predeceased him June 1, 1984.
Mr. Wellman was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II and worked for Remington Arms for 17 years.
He is survived by two sons and their wives, Marvin and Bridgette Gaines of Ninevah, James and Holly Pendleton of Sharon Springs; a daughter and her husband, Trudie and Robert Busse of Cooperstown; a daughter-in-law, Lucila Pendleton of Cooperstown; a brother, Paul Wellman of Rome; eight grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Wellman was predeceased by a son, Philip Pendleton, and a sister, Irene Cornell.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, with Mr. Lyman Johnson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Cherry Valley Cemetery.
Calling hours will take place on Friday, Dec. 18, at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Verna L. Secord, 80, a resident of Prospect Nursing Home since August, formerly of Delhi, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, of complications from a stroke.
Verna was born in Bovina, she was the daughter of the late Chauncey and Louise "Lou Lou" (Ruff) McFarland.
She completed her elementary education in Bovina and went on to graduate from Delaware Academy in Delhi. She later graduated from beautician's school in New York City.
She was married to Raymond Secord, son of Irving and Eva Secord of East Branch. Raymond died in 1985.
For many years Verna ran her own beauty salon in Delhi and in later years assisted her husband in the operation of Ray's Liquor Store. She was a member of the Delhi Methodist Church and the Delhi Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Verna loved the outdoors. She was an avid walker and, in the past, an avid skier. She spent many summer afternoons working in her vegetable and flower garden.
Mrs. Secord is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Robin of Bennington, Vt., and Tyler and Barbara of Moravia; a sister, Ann Smith of Greencastle, Pa.; her granddaughter, Kimberley Secord Kane and her husband, Chris, of Shohola, Pa.; her grandson, Sean Secord of Moravia; and her great-granddaughter, Madelaine Kane.
There will be a graveside memorial service to be held in Delhi on a date yet to be announced. Mrs. Secord's remains will be committed to this earth next to her husband at the Woodland Cemetery in Delhi.
Contributions in the memory of Mrs. Secord may be made to the Delhi Community Fund, 19 Second St., Delhi.
Dr. David Hans Huntington
ALFRED — Dr. David Hans Huntington, 72, of 5470 Jericho Hill Road, Alfred died Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at his home.
He was born March 19, 1926, in Westford, the son of Lowell and Meta Jorgenson Huntington.
Huntington was a 1943 graduate of Draper Central School in Schenevus. He enrolled into the V-12 Naval Program at Cornell University from 1943 to 1946, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and a master's degree in agriculture education.
As a Naval officer, Huntington served in the Mediterranean. Upon returning from his Naval service, he taught three years at Pine Bush Central School. He returned to Cornell to work on his doctorate in agricultural engineering. After receiving his doctorate, he went to the University of Maine at Orono as a professor of research and was an associate dean.
In 1964, at the age of 37, Huntington was appointed president of the State University College of Technology at Alfred. At that time, he was the youngest college president in the SUNY system.
President Huntington opened a new campus of vocational studies in Wellsville. Additionally, the college enrollment tripled under his tutelage and the program offerings increased from 20 to 53. He also instated a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering technology with Binghamton University. When he retired in 1986, he had served the longest tenure of any president in the SUNY system — 22 years.
Huntington's philosophy, as he once stated, was that "Technical colleges are the answer to the nation's manpower needs."
Upon retirement, Huntington became a mentor for the Empire State College, serving for three years. He spent three months at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, to learn more independent learning.
Huntington served on many committees for SUNY, including the Council of Presidents. He was past president of the New York State Association of Junior Colleges, past president of the Ag-Tech Association, past president and member of the board of directors of the Rotary Club of Wellsville, where he was named a Paul Harris Fellow. Huntington was also a past member of the Allegany Foundation and a member of the board of directors of the Western Conference of Methodist Church of Western New York.
Huntington was a member of the wrestling team at Cornell, and was runner-up of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. He was elected into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and was a member of the Alfred State College Hall of Fame.
Huntington had a lifelong interest in students and athletics. His favorite sport was golf, and he enjoyed supporting the Boston Red Sox and Buffalo Bills.
Huntington was married on July 17, 1949, in West Hebron, to the former Mary Cary, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Scot L. Huntington of Stonington, Conn.; a daughter, Debra (Robert) Sucsy of the Naval Air Station in Sigonella, Sicily; two grandchildren, Abigail and Robert; four brothers, Dr. Edward (Elaine) Huntington of Queensbury, Donald (Jean) Huntington of Cooperstown, Peter (Evelyn) Huntington of Cooperstown and Robert (Jane) Huntington of Westford; a sister-in-law, Helen Huntington of Westford; and several nieces and nephews.
Huntington was predeceased by two brothers, Lowell Huntington Jr. and James R. Huntington.
Friends are invited to call today from 7 to 9 p.m., in the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 34 West State St., Wellsville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1998, at 11 a.m., in the Alfred Methodist Church, Moland Road, Alfred. The Rev. Frances Hemstreet, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Westford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dr. David Huntington Scholarship Fund, care of the State University College of Technology at Alfred, Office of Development, Alfred, N.Y. 14802.