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2020 Obits

Rider, Ellen S.

Ellen S. Rider of Trumansburg passed away at Cayuga Ridge on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the age of 77.  Ellen was born in Trumansburg on September 6, 1942, a daughter of the late Francis and Agnes (Reish) Sarsfield. After graduating from Trumansburg High School she...

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Craig, Joan D.

Joan Dowd Craig of Trumansburg passed away at home on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the age of 92.  Joan was born in Salamanca on March 4, 1928, a daughter of the late John and Helen (Leary) Dowd. She was a beloved high school English teacher for many years at Trumansburg...

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LaPoint, Diann F.

Diann F. LaPoint, of Trumansburg, age 67, passed away at Cayuga Medical Center surrounded by family on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Diann was born in Ithaca on November 25, 1952, a daughter of the late Carl and Marion (Holley) Lovelace. She worked at the Cornell Vet School...

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Stewart, Ellen “Toni”

Ellen (Toni) Stewart of Ithaca passed away at Kendal at Ithaca on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at the age of 102. Toni was born in Catskill, NY, on March 21, 1918, daughter of Paul and Mae Saxe. She received a degree in Home Economics from Cornell University in 1940,...

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Mahoney, Patricia S.

Patricia S. Mahoney of Trumansburg passed away at Hospicare on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the age of 83. Pat was born in Burdett on March 16, 1937, a daughter of the late Earl and Lillian (Carrigan) Dean. She worked for many years at Cayuga Medical Center in...

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Switzer, Shirley A.

Shirley A. Switzer of Trumansburg went home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2020 at the age of 81. Shirley was born in Cortland on June 16, 1938, Shirley was the daughter to the late Benjamin and Anna (Ninegar) Adams. A secretary for many years before becoming a...

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Kastenhuber, Becky L.

Becky L. Kastenhuber of Waterburg Road, passed away at her home on April 8, 2020 at the age of 57. Becky was born on February 21, 1963, a daughter of the late Fred W. and Nancy R. (Woodard) Stannard. Becky was a CNA at Cayuga Ridge Nursing Facility for over 20 years....

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Olsen, Harold “Hal”

Harold (Hal) Paul Olsen Jr. 62, of Trumansburg NY, passed away April 7th, 2020 peacefully at Hospice in Ithaca NY, after a valiant battle with terminal brain cancer. Hal was born August 17th, a Sunday, 1958 in Summit, NJ. to Harold Paul and Nancy (Pozdech) Olsen. Hal...

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Lason, Mark F.

Mark F. Lason of Trumansburg passed away at home surrounded by family on April 7, 2020 at the age of 73. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. You may wish to honor Mark's memory by making a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box...

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Bushnell, Judith A.

Judith A. Bushnell of Homer passed away peacefully at home as the sun was rising surrounded by family on April 5, 2020 at the age of 73. Judy was born in Ithaca on February 27, 1947. A daughter to the late Thoburn and Gladys (Kennah) Bentz. She worked for 10 years at...

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