Thelma Alger
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 30, 2019
C.H. Landers, Inc. Funeral Chapel
21 Main St. P.O. Box 2086
Sidney, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, July 1, 2019
C.H. Landers, Inc. Funeral Chapel
21 Main St. P.O. Box 2086
Sidney, New York, United States

Obituary of Thelma E. Alger

Thelma E. Alger, 95 of Sidney Center passed away peacefully Thursday, June 27, 2019 at her home in Sidney Center.

She was born May 29, 1924, daughter of the late Glenn and Alice (Skellie) Mathewson in Westford, NY

Thelma graduated from Andrew S. Draper School in Schenevus with the Class of 1943.

Thelma worked as a catcher for Keith Clark in Sidney when she retired after 28 years. She was known as a hard worker with a strong constitution.

She is survived by:

Her children – Elizabeth (Dale) Von Sande – Camdeton, MO

Robert Alger, Bloomville

Jeanne (John) Donnelly, Montross, VA

Helen Noe, Raleigh, NC

Shirley Nieberlein, Middle River, MD

Donald (Tammy) Alger, Sidney Center

Nancy (Greg) Peck, Sidney

Son-in-law – Jerry Noah, Ohatchee, AL

Sisters – Dorothy Shick, Oneonta, Esther Brooker, East Worcester, Olive Crews, Oneonta

Brothers – Gordon (Anita) Mathewson, Virginia Beach, VA, Peter (Diana) Mathewson, West Oneonta

As well as 27 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Thelma was also predeceased by: an infant daughter; her daughter, Linda; grandson, Will Cleaver; Daughter-in-law, Brenda; Son-in-law Ron Noe; special friend, Chet Carr; a niece and 3 nephews.

Friends may call Sunday, June 30 from 4-7 PM at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 1 at 11:00 AM from C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel

Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery in Sidney Center.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care 297 River St. Service Road Oneonta, NY 13820 and The Sidney Center Fire Department PO Box 302 Sidney Center, NY 1383

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Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel Sidney.

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