Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home

14 Grand Street Oneonta, NY


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    Danielle M Odell

    General Manager

    Danielle Odell was raised in Whitney Point, New York. After graduating from Whitney Point High School, she attended Broome Community College-Binghamton for liberal arts and then transferred to State University of New York Canton, where she received her associate degree in mortuary science. Since 1994, Danielle has provided compassionate care and service to families as a funeral director and,currently, a location manager.

    Danielle lives in Oneonta with her husband and their daughter. She is a member and past board member of the Oneonta Rotary Club. Danielle enjoys snowmobiling through Quebec in the winter, playing on a women’s softball team in the summer and spending time with her daughter.

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    Michael P Congdon

    Funeral Director

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    Ryan Timothy Walsh

    Funeral Director

    Ryan joined the staff of our funeral home in January 2015. Raised locally, Ryan served customers at Delhi Diner, owned and operated by his parents for many years, and graduated from Delaware Academy High School. Ryan attended State University of New York Canton, graduating with a degree in mortuary science. Returning home, he fulfilled his residency requirements at a local funeral home, where he later served as manager for 14 years.

    Ryan has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Sons of the American Legion and Delhi Kiwanis Club. He also helped with the candy striper program, assisting nurses at Delaware Valley Hospital in Walton. He is a member of the Oneonta Rotary Club.

    Ryan is also a nationally known quilter, a skill he learned from his maternal grandmother. A member of the Night Owl Quilting Guild in Hamden, he has had several quilt and project patterns published in books and magazines, and he judges quilts annually at the agricultural fair in Delaware County. Ryan lives in Franklin and enjoys spending time with his 3 sons.

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    Lester R Grummons