Elmira Star Gazette Elmira, NY June 3, 1994 Page 2B
Ostrander, Hobart S., age 97, formerly of South Avenue, Horseheads, diedon Thursday, June 2, 1994, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Mr.Ostrander was predeceased by his wife of 38 years, Cora Brisco Ostranderin 1971 and his wife of 17 years, Mary Espey Ostrander in 1988. He is survived by his daughters, Martha Beuter of Horseheads, LauraChamberlain of Elmira Heights; step-children Kathryn Smith ofHorseheads, NY, John Espey of Gallatin, TN, Margaret Iaconelli, DavidEspey, Elizabeth Espey all of Philadelphia, Pa; 6 grandchildren; 9step-grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and 4 step-greatgrandchildren. Mr. Ostrander was a member o the First United Methodist Church ofHorseheads, a 70 year member of Southern Light Lodge #725 F & AM, and amember of the Horseheads Grange. He retired as a proprietor ofOstrander's Barber Shop, having had his shop in Hanover Square for manyyears and having many current barbers under his apprentice. In his lateryears, Mr. Ostrander also devoted his time volunteering at the ArnotOdgen Medical Center on 4D as an RSVP member. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral home 413 South MainSt., Horseheads, on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. His Funeral service willfollow at 8:30 p.m. with the Reverend Carl K. Johnson officiating.Interment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience ofthe family. In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Mr. Ostranderwith memorials to First United Methodist Church in Horseheads of MercyCare Center in Elmira.