August 22, 2019

    Kathleen Bertan, 72, of Canastota passed away Thursday at University Hospital in Syracuse. Kathleen was born and raised in Rochester and was a longtime resident of Baldwinsville then Montclair, N.J. before moving to Canastota 10 years ago. She spent her career teaching at-risk youth in alternative school settings including several years at the Oswego BOCES. She also enjoyed many years playing clarinet with the Baldwinsville Community Band. Surviving is her son Scott McLellan of Chittenango, her daughter, Karrie McLellan of Latham, her brothers Russ Ash of Arizona and Thom Ash of Rochester and her sister Bonnie Breedlove of Arizona. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made Wanderer’s Rest (wanderersrest.org).

    G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

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