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Cynthia Wofford
August 14, 1949 - October 28, 2017

BOONVILLE, New York ~ Cynthia Wofford, 68, a resident of the Post Street IRA, 12719 State Rt. 46, Boonville, died peacefully on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Cynthia, a daughter of Walter and Marie (Costa) Wofford, was born on August 14, 1949, in Syracuse, New York.  She received her early childhood education at the Rome Developmental Center in Rome, New York.

Although born with Down Syndrome, Cynthia’s engaging personality far exceeded her physical and developmental disabilities.  She, always, liked to look nice and enjoyed having fine clothes.  She took pleasure in working on crafts.  Throughout her life, she enjoyed and always responded to music.

Cynthia has no known survivors.  She was predeceased by both her parents and her brother, Michael.

Heartfelt thanks and gratitude are extended to the many professionals and employees at the Post Street IRA in Boonville for the wonderful love and care they provided to Cynthia throughout the past many years of her residence there and for all the wonderful care she received while at the Port Leyden and Castorland facilities before moving to Boonville.

Funeral services for Cynthia Wofford will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 12:00 Noon at the Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan, with Rev Bruce W. Chapman, retired United Methodist Minister, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Swinburne Cemetery in Deer River, New York.  Calling hours will be on Friday beginning at 10:30 a.m. before her 12:00 Noon service at the funeral home.

Scanlon Funeral Homes, Croghan & Harrisville, New York, 2017.

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