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Dedication of Tree in Memory of Philomena M. Cammuso

At 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, in People’s Park in Seneca Falls a tree will be dedicated in memory of Philomena M. Cammuso. The actual site is just south of the bandstand in People’s Park. The public is cordially invited to attend.

The tree is a living memorial to Ms. Cammuso who was President of Convention Days, Inc. for many years. The tree is a special variety of flowering crabapple, chosen for its suitability for the soil as well as its long-life. In addition to the tree there will be a plaque placed in the ground.

At the brief ceremony, special remarks will be made by representatives of the family and Convention Days, Inc. Others attending also will be welcomed to share their memories of Ms. Cammuso.

The late Philomena Mary Cammuso passed away on April 15th, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Adeline Vinciquerra Cammuso. She was a lifelong resident of Seneca Falls. She graduated from Mynderse Academy and received her R.N. degree from Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing in Elmira. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degrees from Elmira College.

During her life she was a very active member of the community she loved. Besides being President of Convention Days, Inc., she served actively on the Saint Patrick’s Parish Council, the S.M.S. Auxiliary, the Seneca County Children’s Committee, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Advisory Council, the Executive Director of the Seneca Falls Historical Society for many years, as well as many other community organizations. She was recognized as the Seneca Falls Woman of the Year in 2002, and the posthumous recipient of the Community Service Award at the July 2018 Convention Days.

For further information, contact Walter Gable (315-729-6211 or wgable@rochester.rr.com).

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