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March 21, 2014

Vivian W. Hamwey

Vivian W. Hamwey

ONEONTA — Vivian W. Hamwey, 86, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Otsego Manor.

She was born on March 16, 1928, in Stamford, the daughter of Herman and Hazel (Ahl) Weideman.

Vivian married Charles Hamwey in 1979. He predeceased her in 2000.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Oneonta.

Vivian enjoyed her grandchildren dearly. She also enjoyed painting, baking and gardening.

She is survived by her daughter, JoAnn (Munson) Kohland; her granddaughters, Kristina Abell of Oneonta and Kim Manellius of Rochester; her great-grandchildren, Dustin Freeman of Cooperstown, Craig Manellius of Rochester and Jacob Manellius of Rochester; her great-great-grandchild, Connor Freeman of Cooperstown; her sister, Marilyn Jenkins of Sherburne; her brothers, Carl Weideman of Chenango, Merrit Weideman of Florida and Douglas Weideman of Texas; and her great-niece, Brenda Burger of Cooperstown.

A graveside service will be held in the Glenwood Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in loving memory of Vivian to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790.

Condolences may be made to the family at

The Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home in Oneonta is assisting the family.

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