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November 5, 2013

Everett E. 'Sonny' Fancher

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The Daily Star

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CONESVILLE — Everett E. “Sonny” Fancher, 67, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 2, 2013, at his residence, following a long illness.

Sonny was born on June 24, 1946, in Stamford, son of the late Everett and Doris Warner Fancher. He was raised in Prattsville and graduated from Gilboa Central School.

Sonny worked at General Electric in Schenectady before being drafted into the U.S. Army. He was discharged in 1972 with the rank of Sergeant. Returning to GE, he remained there until he retired in 1999.

Sonny was a member of the Gilboa Masonic Lodge and Gilboa American Legion. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and hunting, going for rides in the car with his wife, following the sporting events of his grandchildren and solving Sudoku games.

Sonny is survived by his wife, Sharon M. Cammer Fancher; two sons, Brian (Karen) Fancher and Darren (Christina) Fancher; two grandsons, Dylan and Cole Fancher; two sisters, Audrey (John) Schmidt and Gloria (Kenneth) Wright; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville. Officers and members of Gilboa Masonic Lodge will conduct their ritual during calling hours. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Gilboa Rural Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Catskill Area Hospice, 795 East Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043, will be appreciated.

Light a candle at www.ajcunninghamfh.com.