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Obituary - "The Leader" Corning, NY - April 17, 2018
            Alton D. O'Brian, age 83, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Alton was born September 24, 1934 in Caton, NY to Clifford L. and Martha M. (Coleman) O'Brian.
            Alton married Florence Easling on June 12, 1954. He served his country in the National Guard during the 1950's. He later went on to work for Corning Glass Works for 38 ½ years. He was in trades and the supervisor of trades at Sullivan Park before retiring. He most recently received his 65 year pin.
            Alton enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, country music, golfing, and square dancing with his wife. He will be remembered as a good father, husband, and grandfather with a great sense of humor. He truly enjoyed life to the fullest.
            He is survived by his wife: Florence Marie (Easling) O'Brian; daughter: Debra (Greg) Cody of Peru, NY, his "adopted" 2nd daughter: Michelle Leisingring White of Caton, NY; grandchildren: Jeremy (Christine) O'Brian, Joshua (Ashley) O'Brian, Zachary Cody; great grandchildren: Ehlaina O' Brian; brothers: Lawrence O'Brian of Horseheads, Philip (Jeanne) O'Brian of Caton, Richard O'Brian of Corning, Maynard (Shirley) O'Brian of Woodhull.
            Along with his parents he was predeceased by a son: Douglas A. O'Brian and brothers: Leo O'Brian Sr. and Gale O'Brian.
            In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Alton's memory to the American Diabetes Association or CareFirst in Painted Post.
            At Alton's request there will not be any services. Condolences can be offered to the family at

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Obituary - "The Leader" Corning, NY - January 19, 2018
            Linda Marie Luedeman, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
            She was born September 6, 1947 to Arthur and Dorothy Roe in Corning, NY and attended Corning schools, graduating from Corning Painted Post East High School in 1965. She graduated in 1965 from Eastern Airline School in Hartford, Connecticut, worked for a short time in Rochester, NY then returned to Corning where she married Roger Luedeman and lived in East Corning with their two daughters, Kathryn and Amy.
            Linda was an avid Geneologist, having painstakenly completed family trees for many local, national and international individuals.
            Her passion was crocheting and knitting for others plus needy non-profit organizations. Mahjong and Words with Friends on the computer kept her busy on cold winter days. During holidays she was the recipient of Letters to Santa and greatly enjoyed playing Santa's Elf, answering the letters she received. She loved to travel with her husband, especially to Florida to visit family.
            Linda is survived by her husband, Roger Luedeman; daughter Kathryn Anderson and fiance Michael Hill of White Mills, Pennsylvania, daughter Amy McCall and husband Timothy of Orlando, Florida and sister, Brenda O'Brien of New York and Florida. Linda was blessed with four grandchildren, Ryan Anderson of Aberdeen, Maryland, Amanda Anderson, of North East, Maryland, Kylie McCall and Maggie McCall both of Orlando, Florida.
            No services are planned at this time as per Linda's request. A Celebration of Life is planned for the spring. Memorial donations may be sent in her name to CareFirst Hospice in Corning, New York.
            Arrangements are entrusted to Acly-Stover Funeral Home.

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Obituary - "The Leader" Corning, NY - November 25, 2017
Douglas A. O’Brian
            Douglas A. O'Brian, age 59, of Elmira, NY and formerly of Ruskin, FL died Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at home with his family by his side.
            Doug was born on April 9, 1958 in Corning, NY to Alton and Florence (Easling) O'Brian. He was a graduate of Corning West High School and Corning Community College. He worked as an engineer for Corning Glass Works until he retired. Doug loved to hunt and fish and travel. He loved to tell stories of his childhood growing up on his grandparent's farm.
            He is survived by his parents, Alton and Florence O'Brian; Sister, Debra (Gregory) Cody; Sons, Jeremy (Christine) O'Brian, Joshua (Ashley) O'Brian; granddaughter Ehlania LyLyAnna O'Brian; Nephew, Zachary Cody; Aunts and Uncles, Maynard (Shirley) O'Brian, Phillip (Jeanie) O'Brian, Lawrence O'Brian, Richard O'Brian, Shelly O'Brian, Waneta O'Brian, William(Shirley) Easling, Marshall (Irene)Easling, Gerald (Patricia) Easling, Linda (Mark) Howell; several cousins and good friends.
            Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family.
            Thank you to the family and friends who sat at his bedside in his final days holding his hand, reminiscing with him and comforting him. He relished those visits more than you can know.

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