Barbara and Clarence HildrethClarence and Barbara Hildreth, longtime residents of Vineyard Road extension, passed away on May 13th and March 19th respectively.

They had both been born in the Finger Lakes area, and had remained here throughout their lifetimes. Both worked at Cornell University, Clarence as a steamfitter, and Barbara as a lab technician. They truly enjoyed their home on Cayuga Lake, fishing, boating, golf and cooking.

They are survived by Clarence’s sons, William Hildreth of Trumansburg and Jeffrey Hildreth of Ithaca, Barbara’s sisters, Sharon Lewton of Albany and Sandra (Judy Ike) Doane of Ovid and their grandson, William L. Hildreth II, and best friends, Deb Lincoln of Lodi and Yvonne Eisenburg of Florida, along with a large extended family.

Ceremonies were held privately in accordance with their wishes. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family by sending on online condolence at In lieu flowers, kindly consider a donation to Tompkins County SPCA in their memory.