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Obituary of Dudley L. Tallett


February 23, 1932 – June 15, 2024

Dudley L. Tallett, 92, of Cortland passed away at home on June 15, 2024 surrounded by his loving and devoted family, Dudley was born Feb 23, 1932 in Norwich he had also been a resident of Plymouth, N.Y. before settling in Cortland.

He was employed a a truck driver for many years with Baker’s Commodity Rendering Co. and after retiring from that position Dudley will be remembered for the many years he drove bus for Cortland Transit.

Dudley is survived by his son; Andrew Tallett of Shelton, Washington and a daughter; Cheryl (James) Sigler of Cortland, a sister; Carol Byrnes of N. Carolina and two sister in laws; Connie Tallett and Janice Tallett, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren including is caretaker, Granddaughter; Angela and grand son in law; John Vogt.

Dudley was preceded in death by his wife; Maryanne in 2002 and by a son; Mark Tallett on May 17, 2024., as well as two brothers; Wesley and Stanley.

Services will be held on Monday July 1, 2024 at 12 noon in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y. the family will be present to receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m.-12 noon prior to the start of services. Prayers of committal will follow in Valley View Cemetery, S. Otselic, N.Y.

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