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December 12, 2012

Dorothea C. Brundege

Dorothea C. Brundege 

July 19, 1915 – Dec. 10, 2012

FRANKLIN — Dorothea C. Brundege, 97, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta, following a short illness.

Dorothea was born on July 19, 1915, in the town of Tompkins, the daughter of Charles and Maude (Moore) Cook of Dry Brook.

Dorothea was employed as a secretary for Rock Royal Creamery in Rock Royal. She and her husband Glenn farmed it for many years together. She was a member of the Franklin Methodist Church where she served as treasurer and a member of inter-church council. In her spare time she loved to read. She served on the library board. She also belonged to reading, craft and quilting clubs.

Dorothea is survived by her children, Carolyn (John) Henglein of Ocean Pines, Md., Glenn (Elizabeth) Brundege Jr. of Cuyahoga, Ohio, Sheridan (Ginger) Brundege of Glouster, Va., Audrey (James) Archibald of Franklin, Larry (Carol) Brundege of Smith Mountain Lake, Va.; her grandchildren, Timothy, Marilyn, Michael, LeeAnn and David, Colleen, Colette, Darlene, Craig, Dawn, Debbie, Darin, Robin, Lisa, Brad and Keri; and her son-in-law, Ken Hoffman of Georgia; 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by her husband Glenn, her daughters, Marilyn Brundege and Shirley Hoffman, her great-grandson, Corporal Nicholas Uzenski, her brother and sisters, Archibald Cook, Catherine Brundege and Louise Blencoe.

Friends and family are invited to call 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St., Walton.

Funeral services will be at noon, Saturday, Dec. 15, with the Rev. John Hill officiating, followed by burial in the Walton Cemetery, 55 Fancher Avenue, Walton. A calling hour will precede the service at 11 a.m. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dorothea’s name may be made to the United Methodist Church of Franklin, P. O. Box 115, Franklin, NY 13775 or Nicholas Uzenski Scholarship Memorial, c/o Franklin Central School, P.O. Box 888, Franklin, NY 13775.

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