William C. Dorrance
(January 27, 1916 - April 18, 2000)
April 21, 2000
Peterboro- William C. Dorrance, 84, of Oxbow Road, died Tuesday, April 18,
2000, at the Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton.
He was born Jan. 27, 1916 in Peterboro, the son of John L. and Emma
Campbell Dorrance and was a life resident of the area.
He was a graduate of Peterboro High School.
Bill married the former Irene Cahoy on Sept. 22, 1938, in Clockville. Mrs.
Dorrance predeceased him on Jan. 7, 1993.
Mr. Dorrance worked at SUNY-Morrisville from 1962 until his retirement in
1978; and had also been a self-employed dairy farmer.
Mr. Dorrance was a member of the Peterboro United Methodist Church, the
Free and Accepted Mason Lodge No. 616 of Cazenovia, and was a member of the
Smithfield Fire Department. He was also a founder and Past Master of the
Smithfield Grange No. 1595.
He had also served on the Peterboro Cemetery Association Board of Trustees
for many years.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Lewis Graham of
Peterboro, Sharon and Charles Kofira of Smithfield Flats; one brother,
Roderick Dorrance of Bradenton, Fla.; six grandchildren, one great-grand-
daughter and three great-grandsons.
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 10:28 AM
Madison Co. Families