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Verna M. Freeman

September 6, 2023

Verna Freeman Obituary

   Verna Marie Anderson Freeman,, 89 of New Hope, NY passed away on
Sept. 6, 2023 at Upstate Community Hospital, Syracuse NY after a long
battle with dementia.
    Born on June 16, 1934, she was the daughter of John W. & Pearl
Ryan Anderson of New Hope.  She graduated from Moravia High School at
16 and also from Eastman School of Dental Hygienists in Rochester, NY.
She worked as a hygienist for many years and retired from Dr. Earl
Stanarts dental practice in Cortland.
    Verna learned to play piano at a young age and played the organ at
Mid-Lakes United Methodist Church for over 70 years.  She was a member
of Niles Seniors & New Hope Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary
    She was predeceased by her parents, a sister Jennice Kohlenberg,
an infant son John C., 2 sons-in-law Randall Ruscio & Michael DuGuay.
    She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years William (Bill);
children-Neil (Sue), Dale (Sandy), Sheila Ruscio, Abby DuGuay; 12
grandchildren and many great grandchildren and step grandchildren,
nieces & nephews.
    She and Bill built their home in 1961 and have lived there since then.
    A Memorial Service will be held at Mid Lakes United Methodist
Church, Rte 41A, New Hope on September 16, 2023 at 11:00 AM.
Interment will be in New Hope Rural Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be sent to Mid-Lakes United Methodist
Church or New Hope Fire Dept.

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Memorial Service
September 16, 2023

11:00 AM
Mid - Lakes United Methodist Church (New Hope, NY)


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