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Sally Attridge
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 13, 2013

Sally Attridge died on April 13 of cancer. She was 81 years old and lived in Fayetteville . Born in Auburn and raised in Skaneateles, she was the daughter of Ruth and Austin Penchoen and had a passion for animals, especially horses. She was an avid horsewoman and showed hunters and jumpers in the region in her youth. She attended Skaneateles Junior Senior High School until 1947 and graduated from the Putney School in Putney, Vermont in 1949. She received a BA degree from Wells College in 1953 with a major in English. During her lifetime, Sally taught at Pebble Hill School, taught skiing at Toggenburg, directed the Campus Volunteer Center at Syracuse University, sold real estate and wrote for the Eagle Newspapers. Sally also founded Anorexia Bulima Support in 1981, the first agency addressing eating disorders in the area, and was honored as a Post Standard Woman of Achievement for Volunteer Service in 1984. For 25 years, she was active with the Mental Health Association of Onondaga County with whom Anorexia Bulimia Support merged in 1993, serving on its board for several terms. She was the recipient of the President's Award twice, in 1998 and 2007. She was a member of the Junior League of Syracuse, serving as president in 1970. Sally was an avid skier and tennis player into her sixties and remained an avid golfer, gardener and bridge player into late life. She enjoyed travel and exploring new places, theater events and concerts. Her husband, Bob passed away the same day. Sally is survived by her children, Bob Jr. of Syracuse, Laura of Kirkville, Tom and his wife Susan of Hamburg, N.Y. and Soozie and her husband Bill Cappelletti of DeWitt; her grandchildren, Meghan and Sarah Attridge and Matt, Riley, Katie and Josie Cappelletti; and a brother, Tom Penchoen and his wife Marie Louise of Hood River, Oregon. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on April 17 at St. David's Church, 14 Jamar Drive, Dewitt, NY. Burial services will be private. Donations in Sally's memory may be made to SUNY Upstate Cancer Center, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.Arrangements are under the guidance of Sehl Burns Funeral Service 315-445-9227. 

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from April 13 to April 14, 2013


Robert H. Attridge, 83, died on Saturday, April 13 from the effects of Parkinson's Disease and his wife, Sally Attridge, 81, also died on Saturday, April 13 of cancer. They lived in Fayetteville . Calling hours for both Robert and Sally will be held Wednesday, April 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. David's Church, 14 Jamar Drive, DeWitt, NY. Burial services will be private. Contributions in Bob's name may be made to the Huntington Family Center, 405 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13204 and donations in Sally's memory may be made to SUNY Upstate Cancer Center, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sehl Burns Funeral Service, (315) 445-9727 

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from April 15 to April 16, 2013 
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  Robert H. Attridge (____ - 2013)
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Record added: Apr 20, 2013
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