Dawn M. Ogden, 78, of Tackabury Rd.,Poolville, NY passed away Friday, March 20,2020 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY. She was born May 10, 1941 in Verona, NY, the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Howe Chesebro. She received her education in West Winfield, Hubbardsville and Hamilton schools. On October 25, 1958, Dawn married Dale A. Ogden in East Hamilton.Together, they owned and operated a farm equipment sales and service company for many years. They also owned the Riverside Camp Ground where Dawn loved spending hours mowing lawns on her John Deere tractor. She was also the first woman bus driver for the Hamilton Central School District. Dale predeceased her on March 30, 2004. Dawn enjoyed bowling, snowmobiling, knitting, and was a NASCAR fan. She was a member of the Hubbardsville Fire Department Auxiliary, the local Republican Committee and the Bowling Association.
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Surviving are her children, Michael Ogden and Jennifer Dugan of Waterville; Scott and Cindy Ogden of Poolville; Melody and Jeff Thompson of Peterboro; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann and Jim Malloy of DE; Christine Humphrey of Clinton; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne “Red” and Donna Chesebro of Kannapolis, NC; grandchildren, Dawn (Billy) Wyant of Hamilton, Dale Smith (Jessica Bucannon) of Lebanon; Shane Smith (Cassandra Doherty) of Rome; Jason (Emily) Ogden of Cocoa, FL; Shauna Ogden (Jim Meechan) of Chittenango; Ashley (Tedd) Gavin of Saranac Lake; Molly Ogden of Sherburne; and Abigail Ogden of Poolville; great-grandchildren, Cody and Karissa Smith; Chase Wyant; Brandon, Blake and Jordon Smith; Jennica, Olan and Grayson Ogden; Kamri, Jameson and Colby Meechan; great-great-grandchild, Preston Payton,and a baby girl due in August; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held in the Poolville Cemetery at a later date.There are no calling hours.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Valley Health Services, 690 West German Street, Herkimer, NY 13350.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St.,Hamilton, NY.