Edward James “Ed” Alcott

  • Birth 22 Oct 1927 Homer, Cortland County, New York, USA
  • Death 23 Nov 2013 Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, USA
  • Burial Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 120804801

Edward James Alcott, 86, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born October 22, 1927, son of the late Russell and Daisy (Greengrow) Alcott in Homer, NY. Ed served his country honorably in the United States Marine Corp from 1951 to 1953 and the reserves until 1959. He married Freida Manwarren on January 16, 1954 in Bainbridge. Together, they built their home and raised a family, enjoying almost 60 years of marriage. Ed was employed as an LP service technician; he started working for Happy Family in 1955 and retired from Suburban Propane in 1989. He was a member of the Sidney American Legion and loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Ed enjoyed camping and tending to his many flower gardens. He loved watching NASCAR and spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.

Ed is survived by his wife, Freida Alcott, Bainbridge; three daughters, Karen Conklin, Unadilla, Donna Fletcher, Bainbridge, Norma Alcott, Bainbridge; grandchildren, Danielle (Scott) Hoeppner, Whitney Point, James Fletcher, Bainbridge, Jonathan Fletcher, Whitney Point, Joshua Conklin, Idaho, Caleb (Sandra) Conklin, Knoxville, TN, Jalon Ellis, Windsor; great-grandchildren, Alex, Madison and Claire Hoeppner, Kelsey Ellis and James Conklin; brothers, Robert (Helen) Alcott, Edmeston, Raymond (Ida) Alcott, Bainbridge; sisters, Myrtle Russell, Stamford, Doris Burghardt, Bainbridge, Rosa Dutcher, Rochester; nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also predeceased by his sister, Nancy Williams.

Friends may call Wednesday, November 27, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Diarmuid O'Hara, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Bainbridge, officiating. Burial will be in West Bainbridge Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County, 21 Hayes St., Norwich, NY 13815, the American Cancer Society , or the charity of one's choice . Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.landersfh.com. Arrangements by C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.


Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Nov. 25, 2013.


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  • Maintained by: Your Lifes History
  • Originally Created by: Dianne Holton
  • Added: 25 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120804801
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward James “Ed” Alcott (22 Oct 1927–23 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120804801, citing West Bainbridge Cemetery, Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Your Lifes History (contributor 47981971) .