The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY - otsego county news, delaware county news, oneonta news, oneonta sports

August 21, 2013

Carol L. Risser

The Daily Star

---- — Carol L. Risser

SHERBURNE — Carol L. Risser, 62, of State Route 80, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 7, 1950, in Lebanon, Pa., a daughter of Calvin and Mary Light Wagner. She was a graduate of ELCO High School and Elizabethtown College.

On Oct. 17, 1970, Carol married Ronald A. Risser in Myerstown, Pa. They moved to the Town of Columbus in 1979. Ronald predeceased her on Nov. 18, 2007.

Carol dedicated her life to community service as a social worker with the Chenango County Department of Social Services in Adult Services.

Surviving are her son, Michael A. Risser of Sherburne; sisters, Janet Myers of Winder, Ga., and Gay Hitz of Enola, Pa.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wilbur and Mary Lou Wagner, Kenneth and Joyce Wagner and Erlene Wagner, all of Myerstown, Pa., and Ann Wagner of Indiana; a brother-in-law, Allen Kintzer of Myerstown, Pa.; many nieces; nephews; and cousins.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Richard Wagner and a sister, Joyce Kintzer.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Chenango County, 21 Hayes St., Norwich, NY 13815.

To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online, go to