C. Monzella Lanpher 92, of McGraw passed away September 17, 2012 at home.
Monzella was born December 20, 1919 in Cornstalk, W.Virginia, the daughter of the late Robert P. and Cora E Hayslette Fisher.
Monzella was a homemaker, and had owned and operated a Dairy Farm with her late husband on the McGraw-Marathon Road.
Monzella was a member of the McGraw Methodist Church, a former member of the Night & Gales, Marathon PTA, South Solon Club, RSVP, McGraw Senior Club and had served on the Cortland County Task Force.
She is survived by her daughter Marcia L (James T. Oliver) Crosby of Syracuse, her son Gary E (Mary) Lanpher of Chittenango, her grandchildren: Philip E. (Christine) Crosby of Liverpool, Eric E. (Sharon) Crosby of Syracuse, Dawn M. (Kevin) Lovell of Decatur, Michigan and Susan L (Donald) Voutsinas of Chittenango, 6 great grandchildren,
1 great-great grandchild
In addition to her parents Monzella was predeceased by her husband Elwin, 4 brothers , 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland with the Reverend Jack Ford officiating interment will follow in Marathon Cemetery,
Friends are invited to call Friday evening from 4:00 ââ€š¬ââ‚¬Å“ 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in Monzellas name is asked to consider the McGraw United Methodist Church 22 East Main St, McGraw 13101 or
Caring Community HOSPICE of Cortland 11 Kennedy Parkway Cortland, NY 13045
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My memories of Monzela are with her husband and through her son and daughter. She was always smiling, easy to speak with and always would offer to help. She allowed people to feel right at home. Her family will miss her. Eileen Cooney
My Aunt Monzella was a great and caring Aunt. She made delicious pies. She will be greatly missed. Tiania Shaffer