Obituaries - 06/26/2013

Edna M. Ovitt

June 19, 2013

LONG LAKE--Edna M. Ovitt, 92, of the Eastern Star Home, Oriskany, and formerly of Long Lake, passed away peacefully June 19, 2013.

She was born May 20, 1921, the daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel Henderson Rice. Edna was united in marriage to Harvard Ovitt on Aug. 23, 1941, in Long Lake.

Edna is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Raymond) Nutting of South Carolina; daughter-in-law, Laura Williams of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Terri Rice of Canton; grandchildren Michael and Chris Jablon, Traci Nelson, Stephanie Nutting Gastelbondo and Nell Ovitt; great-grandchildren Jacob and Sam Gastelbondo; a special cousin, Betty Sylvester; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harvard Ovitt; son, James Ovitt; and a daughter, Judith Joblon.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary United Methodist Church, State Route 30, Long Lake, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12 p.m. Interment will follow at Long Lake Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

The family would like to thank the staff at Eastern Star Home for the love and care extended to Edna.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Eastern Star Home, 8290 State Route 69, Oriskany NY 13424 or a charity of one's choice, in memory of Edna.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, Rome.

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