LANSING — Ethel G. Bothwell, 101, passed away peacefully on Jan. 18, 2017 at Oak Hill Manor in Ithaca, N.Y.

Mrs. Bothwell was born Feb. 8, 1915 in Upper Enfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late James and Dora Goff. After graduating from Cortland Normal she taught all six grades in East Genoa’s one-room school. She spent most of her life living on the family farm in East Genoa before retiring to a home in Lansing, N.Y., and a home in Bradenton, Fla.

Ethel is survived by her husband of 75 years, Stanley Bothwell; their two sons, Thomas Bothwell (his partner, Nancy Baker), of Moravia, and Gary Bothwell (his fiancée, Irene Hurst), of Lansing; eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

In keeping with Ethel and Stanley’s wishes to be cremated and then buried together, no immediate services will be scheduled.

Lansing Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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