Martha Alger

Obituary of Martha P. Alger

Martha Preston Alger, 74, of Cortland passed away January 9, 2021 at Crown Nursing and Rehabilitation of a broken heart after the love of her life passed away on Christmas Eve. Martie is survived by her sons Richard Alger Jr(wife Mel) of Watertown, Timothy Alger of Cortland, and daughter Robin Alger(partner Timothy Mcgillicuddy) of Killarney Ireland, her cherished grandchildren, James(Erin), Kimberly Alger(Jessie), Joey Lynch, Joshua & David Alger, and Andrew Mcgillicuddy, along with many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She is also survived by her siblings Charles(Doris) Preston of Cortland, Pat (Jack) Harvey of Cortland, Bill Preston and was predeceased by her sisters Linda Wilson, Cindy Oustad, and brother Robert Preston Jr, along with parents Robert Sr. and Doris Preston of Homer. Mom had a huge heart and touched so many lives as a daycare provider, mostly under 5yrs old, at her home for over 40 years. During her life mom was in active member Cortland First Methodist Church, The American Red Cross, and former Pomeroy School PTA. The family is planning a gathering over the summer to celebrate her life, once travel restrictions are open. visit or email anytime to stay updated.

Final Resting Place

Cortland Rural Cemetery
110 Tompkins St
Cortland, New York, United States
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