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November 14, 2012

Dora Eveline Osborne

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---- — Dora Eveline Osborne

GILBERTSVILLE — Dora Eveline Osborne, 94, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich.

She was born in Hartwick the daughter of Frank Richards and Minnie Belle (House) Richards.

Dora married Donald Franklin Osborne on June 14, 1938. He passed away Sept. 21, 1972.

A homemaker and lifelong area resident, Dora enjoyed her flowers and gardening and also enjoyed her time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gilbertsville.

Dora is survived by a daughter, Linda Brooke and husband, Al of Mesa, Ariz.; two sons, Donald R. Osborne and wife, Cathy of Gilbertsville and Richard L. Osborne and wife, Pat of Gilbertsville; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and two on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Lois Osborne who died in 2002 and several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the First Presbyterian Church in Gilbertsville. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Mark Piedmonte officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery in Gilbertsville.

Those who wish are asked to consider donations to the Gilbertsville Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 181, Gilbertsville, NY 13776, in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.