FULTON, NY – Mary R. Place, 91, formerly of Fulton, NY, and Freeville, NY, went to God peacefully on Tuesday May 9, 2017, at the Groton Community Health Care, Groton, NY.
She was born in Fulton and she was a resident of Fulton for 50 years prior to moving to Freeville in 1987 to be closer to her sons.
She had worked as a human resource assistant for Gannett Health Center, Cornell University.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Place; son, Richard Place; and brothers, Frank and Matthew Bevacqua.
Mrs. Place is survived by her sons, Gary Place of Florida, Ben Place of Florida and Gerry of Newfield, NY; siblings: Fred Bevacqua of Fulton and Tina Firenze of Fulton; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 19, at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, with a 1 p.m. funeral service to follow with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating.
Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Contributions may be made to the Groton Community Health Care Center 120 Sykes St., Groton, NY 13073-1231.