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William McEligot

January 27, 1925 — May 8, 2013

William J. McEligot, 88, of Abbott Ave., Earlville, NY, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown.
Born January 27, 1925 in Sherburne, he was a son of Patrick J. and Ida Foote McEligot and was a graduate of Sherburne High School. On March 17, 1950, he married Helen L. Baker in Earlville. She predeceased him on December 30, 2003. Bill had worked at Colgate University in Hamilton for 30 years. He had also worked at Vernon Downs for 30 years and following his retirement was the caretaker for the Pratt Newton Home in Sherburne. Bill had a great sense of humor and a sharp wit. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed sports, especially golfing. He also loved his German Shepherds.
Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church in Earlville.
Surviving are his children, Michael and Mariann McEligot of West Haven, CT; Matthew and Mary Lynn McEligot of Earlville; a sister, Anne Reese of St Louis; eight grandchildren, Christopher Smith of Clark Mills, Kimberly Brown of Earlville Charlotte Brown of Sherburne, Tiffany Webb of Sarasota, FL, Heather Jo McEligot of St. Petersburg, FL, Tracy Fowler of Port Allegheny, PA; Aaron McEligot and Alicia McEligot, both of Norwich; a great-granddaughter, Isabella; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Timothy in 2005; a brother, John in 2012, and a sister, Mary (Miller) Foster.
Memorial services will be held at 2pm Saturday, May 11, 2013 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville with interment in the Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday from Noon until 2pm prior to the service.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Heart Association.
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Saturday, May 11, 2013

12:00 - 2:00pm

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Earlville, NY

3 Preston Street, Earlville, NY 13332

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