Doretta Neer

Obituary of Doretta May Neer

Doretta May Neer Bainbridge, NY Doretta May Neer, 76, formerly of Bainbridge and recently of McGraw, NY passed away Monday, February 16, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, NY. Doretta was born on December 28, 1932, daughter of the late Archie and Helen May (Mott) Borst in Bainbridge. She was a lifelong area resident. Doretta graduated from Bainbridge High School. On August 22, 1952, she married Ira S. Neer in Bainbridge. He predeceased her on August 6, 1999. Doretta worked as a cook at the Bendix Cafeteria and later at Bob's Diner, Bainbridge. She retired from the housekeeping staff at The Hospital, Sidney. She was a member of the Circle Drive Alliance Church. Doretta was a loving mother, devoted grandmother and a friend to all. She will be deeply missed. Doretta is survived by: her son and his companion, Hurbert Neer and Sharon Parker of Norwich; daughter, Sharon Peck of Guilford; 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Doretta was predeceased by her son-in-law, Douglas Peck, great grandson, Brandon Towndrose, her sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Cusson and two brothers, Archie Borst, Jr. and Stanley F. Borst. Friends are invited to call on Friday, February 20, 2009 from 2:00pm-3:00pm at the C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main Street Sidney. Funeral services will follow at 3:00pm at the funeral chapel with Pastor Robert Goldenberg, pastor of the Circle Drive Alliance Church, officiating. Burial will take place in the spring at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Doretta's name may be made to the Circle Drive Alliance Church, 6 Circle Drive, Sidney, NY 13838. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main Street Sidney.
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