Mildred J. Duttweiler of Jeffersonville, a retired teacher of home economics at Livingston Manor Central School, died Sunday, January 16, 2011 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center, Honesdale, Pa. She was 93.
The daughter of Frederick and Helen Eggler Duttweiler, she was born September 27, 1917 in Jeffersonville.
Miss Dutty, as she was affectionately known to her students, was a member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association, and the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville.
She is survived by her sister Helen Coyne of Tyler, Texas; her sister-in-law, Gladys Duttweiler, of Jeffersonville; and several nieces and nephews. Mildred was predeceased by a sister, Josephine Duttweiler; two brothers, Harold and Russell Duttweiler; and a nephew, Peter Duttweiler.
Friends may call Wednesday, January 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Route 52, in Jeffersonville.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be made in the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Cemetery, Jeffersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 685, Jeffersonville, NY 12748.
Marjorie Jane Hess
Formerly of Hortonville, 79
Marjorie Jane (Hankins) Hess passed away peacefully at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse on Sunday, January 16, 2011 with her loving husband of 62 years, Donald, by her side and holding her hand. Marjorie was born July 17, 1931 in Hawthorne, New Jersey, and was predeceased by her mother Wanda Bush Hankins, and father Theodore; her brothers Chuck, Bob and Bud, and her sister Betty. Marjorie was surrounded by the love of her children: Gary (partner Gary Durost), Deborah Darder (Daniel), David (Cindy), Robin Hess-Rulli, Susan Hess Dove (Jed), Douglas (Anne), and Katie (partner Jack Severance); as well as 18 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Marge and Don worked side by side at their family farm in Hortonville for the first 33 years of their marriage, before moving to Skaneateles, where they owned and operated the Birds Nest Motel and Talbot’s 5 and 10. In the 1980s, they moved to the Hershey, Pa. area, where Marge worked at Hershey Medical Center. Most important, Marjorie provided love and support in raising her seven children and taking great delight in watching her grandchildren grow and mature into wonderful young adults.
Marge was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Hortonville Presbyterian Church, and the Skaneateles First Presbyterian Church. During the last few years, she loved to play cards with family and friends, shop with her daughters, enjoy the company of her neighbors, and play Bingo with her friends at the Boyle Center in Auburn. Marge will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.
A gathering of friends and family in the Skaneateles-Auburn area will take place at the Skaneateles American Legion from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18.
Calling hours will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Upper Main Street, Callicoon.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 20 at the Hortonville Presbyterian Church in Hortonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hortonville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 12, Hortonville, NY 12745.