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Nellie S. Yager

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Nellie S. Yager BENNINGTON Nellie S. Yager, 72, of Master St., entered into eternal life on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany. Born in Bennington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Harold and Susan Fuller Cook and wife of the late George M. Yager. Nellie had been a tax preparer at H & R Block in Lansingburgh. She was an active member of the Valley Falls United Methodist Church in Valley Falls, President of the Auxiliary of the VFW Post #1939 in Valley Falls, a member of the Red Hat Society and was an avid bowler, involved in leagues at Hilltop Bowl in Speigletown. Beloved companion of 22 years to John Adams of Valley Falls, sister of John Lucille Cook of Bennington, Vt., and Margaret Brace of Hoosick Falls, aunt of Cashelle (Mark) Lukas of Shaftsbury, Vt., and Bonnie Hastings of Hoosick Falls, great aunt of Holly Hastings of Hoosick Falls, also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Marjorie Cook and half-brother, Herbert Corey. MEMORIAL NOTICE: A Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church, 16 State St. in Valley Falls, where the Rev. Eileen W. Deming, Pastor will officiate. In keeping with Nellie's wishes, private visitation will be held at the convenience of the family at the White-Sanvidge Funeral Home, 58 Leversee Rd., Speigletown, NY 12182. Relatives and friends are also invited to attend Nellie's interment on Tuesday, April 28th at 12 p.m. at the Elmwood Cemetery, Verbeck Avenue, Schaghticoke and then join the family at the Valley Falls VFW Post #1939 for a reception to be held in her honor. Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Falls United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 236, Valley Falls, NY 12185 or to the Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 41, Schaghticoke, NY 12154 in her memory.
Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 25, 2009
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