1924 Cleora 2011

Cleora Ritchey

January 27, 1924 — October 3, 2011



Cleora J. Ritchey, 87, of Grove Ave. formerly of Lelands Pond, passed away Monday October 3, 2011 at her home. She was born in Rome, on January 27, 1924 a daughter of the late Alfred and Rachel Bascom Brown and received her education in local schools. On February 15, 1947 in Hamilton she was united in marriage to James K. Ritchey. Mrs. Ritchey had worked at Marcy State Hospital; TACO of Sherburne and most recently did painting and wallpapering and was a house keeper in Hamilton until her retirement. She was a member of the W. Edmeston Baptist Church; she enjoyed making crafts and camping at Bowman Lake.
Surviving are her husband James; a daughter and son in law Rachael and William Paddock of Unadilla Forks; a sister and brother in law Charlotte and Frank Morgan of Lisle; a brother and sisters in law Morris and Janice Brown of Hamilton; Agnes Brown of Bouckville; Virginia Brown of MA. Her grandchildren, Brian Paddock of Unadilla Forks; Laurie and Clarence Smith of New Berlin; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and many niece and nephews including a niece Joyce Brown.
She was predeceased by four brothers Maynard, Ben. Al, and Lester Brown and her feline companion Mystery.
Graveside services will be held Friday October 7, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Knoxboro-Augusta Cemetery, Knoxboro, NY
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820

The family will gather at the W. Edmeston Baptist Church Parish House at 4:00 PM. For those that are unable to attend graveside service.

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Starts at 2:00pm

Knoxboro-Augusta Cemetery

Huth-Sayer Rd., KNOXBORO, NY 13346

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