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April 17, 2014

Marjorie E. Almy

Marjorie E. Almy

UNADILLA — Marjorie E. Almy, 99, a resident of Otsego Manor and formerly of Unadilla, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Otsego Manor in Cooperstown.

Marjorie was born on Nov. 18, 1914, daughter of the late Orvil and Lillian (Darling) Sheldon in Knox.

On Dec. 24, 1938, she was married to George C. Almy in Schoharie. He predeceased her on Dec. 18, 1996.

Marjorie was a longtime employee of Amphenol Corporation, working as an office secretary from 1957, until her retirement in 1978.

In their earlier years, Marge and George loved to travel; they had a motor home which they drove all across the country. She was a dedicated member of the East Guilford United Presbyterian Church.

Marjorie is survived by two sons, Richard Almy of Harrisonburg, Va., and Robert and Cheryl Almy of Hurricane, Utah; one daughter, Sandra and William Burnham of Otego; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; companion and best friend, Megan; dear friends and neighbors, Morris and Arldine Coddington.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Clarence Sheldon; and three sisters, Antoinette Dillon, Caroline Barton and Grace Marks.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney with the Rev. Patty Wolff, pastor of East Guilford Presbyterian Church officiating.

Burial will be held at a later date in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to either the Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 East Main St., Sidney, NY 13838 or to the East Guilford Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 147, Sidney.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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