Lee, Elwood L.
Newark Valley: Elwood L. Lee, 84, of Newark Valley, passed away at his home on May 29, 2014. He is survived by his daughters: Cynthia (Mark) Gregrow, Peggy (Harry) Andersen and Susan Morrison. Also surviving are his grandchildren: Adam (Veronica), Shane (Danielle) and Travis (Sara) Gregrow, April (Glenn) Klingle, Holly (Rob) Bahny, Lindsay (Alexander)Giabanis, Ian Phillips and fiancé Victoria Rupeka, Scott Allen and Bradley Allen; 12 great grandchildren, brother, Glenn Lee, several nieces, nephews and many friends including his dear friends: Laurie (Hanson) Arnold, Jim Taber, Robert and Julie Allen. Born in Dryden on Dec. 29, 1929, Elwood was a son of the late Oliver H. and Orpha L. (Fortney) Lee. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his dear wife Marion Lee in 1976, and sisters: Virginia Kobasa, Rosetta Jursick and Twila Hart. Elwood graduated from Newark Valley High School class of '47 and served 3 years in the US Air Force. He retired from IBM, Owego as a senior electrical engineer following 31 years of service. He was an avid reader and a skilled craftsman. His memberships included the Weltonville Fire Dept., Owego Elks and American Legion, Caroline Masonic Lodge, and the Caroline Horseshoe League. A Funeral Service and Celebration of Elwood's Life will be held at 11 am, Monday, June 2 at the MacPherson Funeral Home, 5 Whig St., Newark Valley. The Very Reverend Richard Schaal will officiate. Burial will be in the Quick Cemetery, Brooktondale where full Military Honors will be accorded. Those wishing to honor his memory with a memorial donation are asked to kindly consider The Ronald McDonald House, 1100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse NY 13210 in memory of Elwood L. Lee.emories and condolences may be written in his guest book at macphersonfh.com
MacPherson Funeral Home, Inc. - Newark Valley
5 Whig Street P.O. Box 575 Newark Valley, NY 13811
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on May 31, 2014