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March 15, 2014

Harry Dodd


His spiritual life was very important to him and was a member/treasurer at Conklin Avenue First Baptist Church in Binghamton and the First Baptist Church on Oak Street, Plattsburgh.

He was extremely generous with his time, volunteering for Meals on Wheels and many church activities. Harry would always lend a hand when there was work to be done and loved working on projects large and small. Harry was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Johnson City Lodge, for more than 50 years.

Harry is survived by his son, Timothy Michael and wife Cheryl Marie of Plattsburgh; grandchildren, Trisha Marie Lewis, Michael Thomas Lewis and Nicholas Dennis Dodd of Plattsburgh; a sister, Dorlene Moore and husband Ralph of Maryland, sister, Carole Thiesies and husband Gunter of Arvada, Colo.; brother, George of Binghamton; brothers-in-law, Doug (Barbara) and William Reifler of Binghamton, Don (Yolanda) Whipple of San Antonio, Texas; dear friend, Carol Zurenda of Binghamton; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his longtime companion, Katie Sands of Greene.

Harry was predeceased by his wife of 27 years, Carol (Reifler); his parents, Harold John Dodd and Claudine Anna Dodd; two sisters, Shirley (Whipple) and Marilyn; and his longtime friend, Peter Zurenda.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at Conklin Avenue First Baptist Church with the Rev. Steven Chastain officiating. Interment will follow services in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the DeMunn Funeral Home, 36 Conklin Ave., in Binghamton.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted to the Carol Marie Dodd Scholarship Fund at Unatego Central School, Unatego Central School, 2641 New York 7, P.O. Box 483, Otego NY 13825, attention Judy Pitel.

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