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Helen G. Kling

Helen G. (Davenport) Kling, 90, formerly of Dutch Hill Road in Cincinnatus, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, NY.

Born in Bogota, NJ, on September 6, 1926, Mrs. Kling was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Lilian Kreiger Davenport.  A longtime resident of the area, she was a former member of the board of directors for the Cortland YMCA.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (John) Houskamp, Patricia Jordan, and Pamela (Gary) Davis, all of Cincinnatus.  She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Jessica Blaker, Joshua Houskamp, Jennifer (Harold) Walker, and Jeffery (Amanda) Brown; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert Kling, in 1982; and her several siblings.

The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  A private graveside service will be held at the Taylor Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Kling may be directed to the Cincinnatus Fire Department, c/o Robin Neal, P.O. Box 278, Cincinnatus, NY 13040.

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Prayers and hugs to the entire family. So sorry for your loss.

Deena Horner Jan 23 2017 12:00 AM

Pat and Pam,

I'm very sorry to hear of your moms passing. Although I only met her a few times many years ago, I remember her as a wonderful lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Tammy Beardsley Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

Helen will be greatly missed at Cortland Park. She was a bright light, and always filled the room with beauty, grace, intelligence, and humor. Helen taught me so much over the course of our 5 year friendship, she will remain in my heart forever.

Sierra Hubbard Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss. We know how hard it is to lose a parent or grandparent, regardless of how old you or they are at the time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Jerry and Lori Brown Jan 17 2017 12:00 AM

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Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. With love, Deb, Ray, & Kit from Student Activities at TC3

Expression of Sympathy Jan 17 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Family,
I have many fond memories of Helen. She had a great sense of humor and always carried herself with intelligence and beauty. I haven't seen her in a while, but she is always in my heart.

Paula Swem Jan 17 2017 12:00 AM

I'm very sorry for your loss. Helen always personified class to me. I feel very lucky to have been able to spend time with her.

Gary S. Jan 17 2017 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss. Helen and Connie were friends for many years, and I always enjoyed her stories and sense of fun!

Shawnee Black Jan 16 2017 12:00 AM