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January 2, 2013

George A. Ogborn

The Daily Star

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FRANKLIN — George A. Ogborn, 76, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.

George was born on Sept. 7, 1936, in Meredith, the son of the late Arthur and Leah Pearl (Wylie) Ogborn.

George served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He was a machinist for the ECD Bendix Company for over 40 years, retiring in 2001. He enjoyed attending farm auctions.

He is survived by his children, Steven E. Ogborn of Buena Vista, Va., Brenda L. (Robert) Kingsbury of Franklin and Scott G. (Kathleen) Ogborn of Franklin; his grandchildren, Stephanie Hilts, Stacy Hilts, Marcella Ogborn, Ashley Ogborn, Daniel Kingsbury, Jason Kingsbury, Kaitlin Ogborn; and his great-grandchildren, Ethan, Caleb, Shannon, Jacob, Logan, Eli and Emma Kingsbury. He is also survived by his brothers, David and Charles Ogborn, both of Franklin; and his sister, Ruth Parker of Frederica, Del.

George was predeceased by his parents; his six brothers, Ronald, Raymond, Robert, Howard, Arthur and William Ogborn; his seven sisters, Janet Hall, Jessie Seward, Isabel MacIntyre, Mabel Hughes, Ethel Jester, Gavina Elderkin and Betty Rockefeller.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, 425 Main St., Franklin, at which time the family will be in attendance.

Graveside services with military honors will be in the spring in the Ouleout Valley Cemetery in Franklin.

Donations in George’s memory may be made to the Franklin Emergency Squad, Franklin, NY 13775.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website

Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, Franklin.