Pauline Batsford

Obituary of Pauline Parker Batsford

Pauline Parker Batsford 74, of Cortland passed away Wednesday November 21, 2012 at her home after a short illness. She was born in Willet on Aug 23, 1938 to Dewey and Freida Sternbergh. She attended Cincinnatus High School. She retired after 21 years as the Cortlandville Town Clerk. She is survived by her husband of 11 years Homer Batsford of Cortland, three sons Biagio Butch Abbatiello of Washington, DC, Michael (Jill) Abbatillo of Marathon, and Mark (Linda) Abbatiello of Saratoga: two daughters, Darla Abbiello of Kauai, Hawaii and Cheryl (Gary) Stockton of Moracia: two stepsons Karl (Kathy) Parker of Syracuse, and John (Karla) Parker of Penfield: two step daughters Debra (Bill ) VanAtta of McGraw and Stacy (Bill) Rogers of McGraw. She is also survived by her brother Robert (Bev) Sternbergh of Greene and Florida, and her sisters Arlene Knuff of Misty Glen, Cortland Regional Medical Center, and Rita Youngs of Deland, Fla., and several nieces, nephews grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Monday at the McGraw Methodist Church; Burial will be in the Willet Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 2-6 pm on Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland, Those who wish to make a contribution are asked to consider the Stained Glass Window Fund for the McGraw Methodist Church. Our sincere condolence to the family in this time of your loss. William & Barbara Greene I am sending my condolences, sympathy,and prayers to the family at this time of great loss. Pauline was one of my favorite people and I will miss her greatly as I know you will. I wish I could be there at this time, but I am in Tennessee for the winter. Sadie Ross Pauline was such a wonderful neighbor to my parents, Don and Shirley Henry. She will be missed by many. She was a such a kind hearted person and always willing to help everyone. My condolences to all her family. Linda Byron We are so sorry to learn of Pauline's passing. She was such a kind and friendly spirit to so many of us in McGraw, and she will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Chuck & Marlene Parks We are sorry for your loss, she was a great person and great mom.She will be missed by all of us. Doug and Tami Little So sorry for your loss. Pauline was a wonderful friend to my Mom and Dad and has been a "voice of wisdom" for myself many, many times. I am glad to have had the chance to see Pauline in NY at my Mom's Funeral - it gave me the chance to sit and talk to an old friend. She sure helped me make sense of what was going on. I will miss her. Dwayne Hounor Rembering your family and Pauline in my mind and heart. May your sadness now quickly turn to only fond memories of her and your life shared with her. Karen (Morris) Rousche We are sorry for your loss, she was a great person and great mom.She will be missed by all of us Doug and Tami Little .
A Memorial Tree was planted for Pauline
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Wright-Beard Funeral Home
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