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Today's Death Notices

Thomas J. Farrell, 78

William J. Duffy, 54

Last Week's Obituaries

Patricia Cross

Published on: Monday, October 9, 2017

Patricia A. “Pat” Cross, 72, of State Highway 23, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Norwich Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

She was born January 23, 1945 in Norwich, a daughter of Merton M. and Lillian Gross Law and was a graduate of South Otselic High School. On April 20, 1968, Pat married Jeffrey Cross in Norwich. She had been a nurse’s aide at Chenango Memorial Hospital for 27 years. Her love and devotion to her family was always her first priority. Pat enjoyed collecting Elvis memorabilia and porcelain dolls, and camping. She also loved hummingbirds and cardinals. She was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Jeff; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terri and Allan Doing, Michele and Robert Carhart, all of Sherburne; a sister, Marion Condon of Norwich; her beloved grandchildren, Marissa, Mitchell, and Vanessa Doing, Dalton Peek, Jordan Carhart and Christian Carhart; a niece, Chastity Condon; nephews, Michael Law, Rick Condon, Scott Doing and Troy Smith. She was predeceased by a sister, Alberta Smith, and a brother, Leslie “Bud” Law.

A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of her family with interment in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Norwich.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Neurological Assoc., 1120 Rt. 73, Suite 200, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess and Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne, NY.

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Gilbert L. Brewer

Published on: Monday, October 9, 2017

Gilbert L. Brewer 78, of McDonough, NY, passed away on October 6, 2017. Gilbert was born in Norwich, NY. Son of the late Fred and Jeanne Brewer. He married his wife of 55 years Donna Bradt on August 24, 1962. Gilbert is predeceased by his parents, his brothers Larry Brewer, Freddie Brewer, Dale Brewer and Stephen Brewer. He is also predeceased by his sister Joanne Herrick and sister in-laws Dorothy Crandall and Kitty Brewer.

Gilbert is survived by his wife Donna Brewer, his step sons Terry Simpson, Jerry Simpson, and Larry and Vicki Simpson. He is also survived by his Brother Bruce Brewer and brother in- laws Sliv Bradt, Bill Bradt, Donald Bradt, and Dick Crandall. Also surviving Gilbert are his sister in- laws Bonnie Brewer, Betsie Brewer, and Joanne Brewer. He is survived by 9 Loving grandchildren and 11 loving great grandchildren and his special lifelong friends Rodney Preston, Martin Teft and Peggy Braman.

Gilbert was a member of the Antique Tractor Club and he loved riding his motorcycle and 4wheeler. He was an avid hunter and loved playing cards and his guitar. He was a part of a family band, and worked for Ford Homes and the McDonough Highway Department for most of his life. He will be missed dearly by all of those who knew and loved him.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Behe Funeral Home Inc. 21 Main Street, Oxford, NY 13830. Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Monday, October 9 ,2017 from 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Richard Howard officiating. Family wishes to announce a reception following the funeral service to be held in the McDonough Town Hall and invites anyone to bring a small dish to pass.

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Robert L. Skinner

Published on: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Robert L. Skinner, 75, of Port Crane passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. Arrangements are under direction of Root Funeral Home, 23 North Chenango Street Greene, New York 13778. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Harry Leviere Moore

Published on: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Harry Leviere Moore, 77, of Mt. Upton, passed away peacefully after a long illness at his home on October 7, 2017. He was born September 2, 1940 in Oxford, son of the late Carl Moore and Ethel Baker. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1958.

Harry worked at various jobs after school and then settled in Borden’s in Bainbridge, starting as a General Laborer and advanced to Superintendent of Production, retiring in 2000 after 42 years.

Harry was an avid hunter, proudly telling the story of his 12 point deer mount hanging on the living room wall. Hunting included deer, turkey, coons, and trips to the North Country in looking for bear. Golf was a favorite pastime, spending time with his close friends. He was a member of the Mt. Upton United Methodist Church.

Harry is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Marie (Preston); his daughters, Mona Tilt of Unadilla and Wendy Alford (husband, Matthew) of Pine Bluff, NC; step-daughters, Karee Gilmore (husband, John) of Sidney and Debra Shafer (husband, Don) of Greene. He is also survived by brothers, Douglas (wife, Julie) of Bainbridge, and Dorr (wife, Marilyn) of Oxford; and sister, Hazel Knapp. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews, including dear to his heart Tina Kenyon and Rita Rapp, and Douglas Moore Jr.

Harry loved animals; being raised on the farm, he raised Emu, goats, and guinea hens as another favorite pastime. There was a special place in his heart for his dog, Dugan and his “Cat” Tabitha.

Harry loved his grandchildren: Josh Sergent, Amber (and Rob) Birdsall, George (Bro) Tilt and Dustin Tilt and great-grandchildren: Madisyn Birdsall, Brock Birdsall, and Gracie Tilt. Also dear to him were his step-grandchildren, Kyle and Andrew Bolster, Nikkole Beadle, John Robert and Kortnee Gilmore, Matthew Jerman, Eric Jerman and Carletta Larsen, Glen Coulter, Jessi Coulter, Trina Ives along with several great-grandchildren.

Harry was predeceased by his brother, Allen Moore; sisters, Mary Kline, Doris Knapp and Carletta Russell; son-in-law, George Tilt and step-daughter, Lisa Bolster.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Chenango County, Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Association or the charity of your choice.

Visiting hours will be at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11:00am to 1:30pm. Funeral services will begin at 1:30PM at the funeral chapel with Rev. Brandilynne Craver, pastor of Mt. Upton United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Godfrey Cemetery, Guilford.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at HYPERLINK “” Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

Beulah L. Parker

Published on: Thursday, October 12, 2017

Beulah L. Parker, 76, of Norwich passed away Saturday evening, October 7, 2017, at the Vestal Park Nursing Home in Vestal.

A funeral service for Beulah will be held on Thursday, October 19, at Noon from the R.J.Fahy Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeremy Stopford will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the R.J.Fahy Funeral Home on Thursday from 11-12.

A complete obituary for Beulah will appear in a later edition of the Evening Sun.

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