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Evelyn Oros

Evelyn (French) Oros, 85, of Cortland, NY and formerly of Cincinnatus, NY, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2010, at her home.

Mrs. Oros was born in Greene, NY on June 24, 1924, a daughter of the late Stewart and Flossie Ellis French. A longtime resident of this area, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cincinnatus. During her younger years, she was employed at Smith Corona and also worked at the Cresent Corset Company. On January 30, 1943, she married Julius G. Oros, Jr. who predeceased her on January 7, 2010. She worked side by side with her husband on the Oros Farm for several years until their retirement from farming.

She is survived by her children, Carl (Joyce) Oros, of Sarasota, FL, Jimmy (Cheryl) Oros of Cortland, Brenda (Bryan) Houck of Cortland, and Jeremy (Kathleen) Oros of E. Freetown. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Phillip Barry, Kelly Geiger, Todd Talada, Rebecca Sealy, Gemma Gibbons, Erica Jones, Jessica Houck, Kaitlin Houck, Joshua Houck, Abigal Oros, Julius Oros, and Kevin Oros; her brothers-in-laws, George Ashcraft of Plymouth and Kenneth Stein of Preston; sister-in-law, Judy French; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and her beloved canine companion, Samantha.

In addition to her husband of 67 years, she was predeceased by her siblings, Howard French, Lloyd French, Aaron French, Charles French, Laverne French, Ileana Ashcraft, Marylea Huttleston, Marian Landers, Shirley French, Betty Stein, and Lucille Strough; and a great-granddaugther, Destiny Talada.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, with her pastor, Reverend David Perrott officiating. Burial will be in Pitcher Cemetery at a later date. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until the start of the service at 7:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Oros may be directed to the SPCA, 879 Mclean Road, Cortland, NY 13045 or the Cincinnatus Emergency Squad, c/o Elaine Oros, 5771 McFarlane Road, Cincinnatus, NY 13040.

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We are so sorry for your loss. May the fact that they are together once again bring you comfort.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Wes & Nancy

Wes & Nancy Stiles Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Linda Hayden Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Our sincere regrets and thoughts
are with you at this time.

Barb and Bill GreeneG

Bill and Barb Greene Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of your moms passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. I am thankful for being able to meet both your parents. Evelyn and Julius are such beautiful people. It was such a pleasure to go and visit with them and talk and share our lives together. Thinking of you all. Shirley Storie

Evelyn Oros Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Evelyn and Julius were truely wonderful people,I enjoyed visiting with them many times when I was growing up when they lived in Cincinnatuse just down the road from Us.Sorry to hear of their passing.They are together with GOD.

Nadine Kiggins Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM