He loved dancing, wood carving, and writing poetry.
Surviving are her son, Lance and Pamela Powell of Red Creek, NY; daughter, Kathy Smith of Summerville, SC; four grandchildren, Lance (Greta) Powell of Omaha, Nebraska, Luree (Doug) Avery of Watkins Glen, NY, George Powell of Red Creek, NY and Christy (Tom) Chapman of Painted Post, NY; two great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 13 at 3 p.m. Contributions may be made in Beverly’s name to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, 124 Marina Dr., Montour Falls, NY 14865.Arrangements are by the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls.He was born on July 7, 1956 in Fulton, NY, a son of William R. Billy owned and operated South Seneca Marine in Watkins Glen. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. She was born in Elmira, NY on February 3, 1928, the daughter of the late William and Lillian Woodhouse, and graduated from Elmira Free Academy.He is survived by his mother, Eunice; a daughter, Emily Lusk of Lawrenceville, PA; a son, Brandon (Jennifer) Lusk of Wellsboro; two grandchildren, Riah Spang and Skye Lusk; and two sisters, Diana (Larry) Barnes of Lawrenceville, PA, and Judi R. On February 15, 1946, she married Elmer Powell in Breesport, NY. Marian spent 20 years doing genealogy of her family.Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY on Saturday, July 14 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospicare & Palliative Care Services, 172 East King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850, or CCE Director’s Innovation Fund, Cornell University Box 37334, Boone, Iowa 50037-0334.Age 61, of Watkins Glen, NY, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Age 90, of Montour Falls, NY, died on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility.She received a BA from Cornell University in 1950, an MA from Michigan State University in 1971, and a Ph. Twenty years later, after raising two children, she returned to CCE working first in Schuyler and later Cortland counties.She was the assistant extension director for staff development at Cornell University until her retirement in 1996.Jane was a visionary in distance learning, launching the use of satellite technology connecting CCE Associations with each other and the public.She supported the CCE Innovation Fund, many student internships, and the Protestant Cooperative Ministry Board at Cornell University.