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June 13, 2013

Jennie S. Buffett

The Daily Star

---- — Jennie S. Buffett

HARTWICK — Jennie S. Buffett passed away Monday evening, June 10, 2013, at Otsego Manor in Cooperstown.

Jennie was born Aug. 23, 1930, in East Northport.

On Easter Sunday, April 17, 1948, she married Earl Buffett Jr., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of East Northport.

Jennie is survived by her husband of 65 years, Earl Buffett Jr., of Hartwick; their five children and 15 grandchildren, Sandra Schecher and her husband, Henry J. Schecher III, of Cooperstown, and their daughters, Emily and husband Eric Liston, Amanda Schecher and Charlotte Lermer; Bruce Buffett of Norfolk, Va., and his children, Erin and husband Brandon Redden, Matthew Buffett and Anne Buffett; Lynda Morris and her husband, David A. Morris, of Traverse City, Mich., and their daughters, Adelia Morris, Victoria Morris, and Madelyn Morris; Laurie Kearns and her husband, Gary Kearns, of Cooperstown and their son Peter Kearns; and Lisa Leslie and her husband, Edwin Leslie, of Fly Creek, and their children, Jessica and husband Christopher Miller, Samantha Leslie, Jeffrey Leslie, Margaret Leslie and Michael Leslie; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Jennie was preceded in death by all her brothers and sisters.

A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the Life of Jennie S. Buffett, will take place at 1 o’clock in the afternoon of Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Christ Church, Cooperstown. The Office of the Burial of the Dead with Holy Eucharist will be offered by the Rev’d Dr. John Dixon Bartle, rector of St. John’s Church, Richfield Springs.

The Committal Service and burial will follow in Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, with the Rev’d Dr. Bartle officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial gift to the Christ Church All Souls Fund, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown, NY 13326.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.