COOPERSTOWN _ A Memorial Service in Celebration of the Life of Charles C. Root, 87, who died May 16, 2011, will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2011, at the Cooperstown United Methodist Church, with the Rev’d Sundar R. Samuel, pastor, officiating. The Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted by Brothers from Otsego Lodge No. 138, F. & A.M. at 10:45 a.m. Saturday in the church sanctuary.
Following the service a light luncheon will be served in the Fellowship Hall, hosted by the United Methodist Women.
The Service of Committal and Burial with Military Honors will be private in Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be given to the Cooperstown Fire Department, P.O. Box 1, Cooperstown, NY 13326; the Memorial Fund at the Cooperstown United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown, NY 13326; or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Arrangements are under the guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on  June 30, 2011