Kathryn was invited to play on a 65+ Pennsylvania volleyball team capturing a silver medal.
Author Archives: Jim Muller
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
We went on the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour. The tour was awesome and educational; coal mining was a tough career choice – dangerous work, low pay, standing in water, unscrupulous owners,
Massachusetts Senior Games
Kathryn organized a woman’s age 65+ team to play in Massachusetts Senior Games. They secured a silver medal and ahe lack of other teams in the age bracket automatically qualified them for the Nationals in Pittsburgh in 2023.
Eric enrolled in Erie County Community College, the largest community college in NYS. He rented a studio apartment in Collegiate Village which houses only college students.
Eric and Loreal
Wednesday Night Pickup Volleyball
This is a view of the Steuben Valley, from where we play pick up volleyball on Wednesdays. We are lucky to live and play in such a beautiful place.
Tuesday nights we play in a league at 12 North, Friday’s we play with a group of seniors in Syracuse.
Skelly Family Reunion
125 members of the Skelly clan celebrated their family reunion. Perfect weather, great venue, lots of activities for kids, good food and friendly people. Fran’s portion of the tribe.
Empire State Senior Games – Track and Field
The weather conditions weren’t ideal – misty rain , cool temps and strong gusts of wind when the forecast merely called for cool temperatures. Kathryn came home from the – Empire State Senior Games track meet with 3 golds and 2 silvers. She successfully executed two strategic maneuvers:
1) in the 800 meter she locked onto her primary competitor until the final turn and then picked up her pace to finish 10-15 yards ahead
2) in the subsequent 1500m her competitor tried the same strategy on her, trailing until the final turn and catching Kathryn who then unleashed an awesome kick resulting in applause from the spectators and a decisive win.
Empire State Senior Games – Team Jabberwocky Volleyball
Front Row: Jim, Mike, Stewart. Back Row: Matt, Larry, Jim, George, Rich, Tim
After a few practices trying to become proficient playing a 5-1 Team Jabberwocky had to face the music and play for real against better teams in the Empire State Senior Games (ESSG) in SUNY Cortland Field House. there were 5 teams in our pool play and after being booted out of the first round of the playoffs we ended up receiving a bronze medal for ‘participation’ but qualifying the team to participate in the National Games to be held in Pittsburgh in 2023. Thanks to Mike and Jim for organizing our team.
RIP Barbara Ann (Muller) Waring
Barbara Ann (Muller) Waring 77, formerly of the Delanson area passed away Friday, May 13th at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home in Albany where she had resided since 2019. Barbara was born January 16, 1945 in Cobleskill, NY a daughter of William Clifford Muller and Alice (Tryon) Muller. She attended Schoharie School and graduated from the former Cobleskill High School, SUNY Cobleskill, SUCO Oneonta and finally, received her Masters from the University of Maryland. She worked as a Dietician for NYS Department of Health doing inspections at nursing homes until retirement.
Barbara was a volunteer with the Duanesburg Ambulance Corps, was a member of the Florida Dietician Association, the Garden Club of Schoharie and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gallupville and the First Methodist Church of Schenectady. Barbara enjoyed gardening, her turtles and genealogy. She married C. Joseph Waring on July 28, 1991. He predeceased her in April of 2020. Survivors include her step-children; Cabot Waring (Stacy), Clayton Waring (Linda) and Christian Waring, 5 grandchildren, her siblings; Jeanne M. Hay of Cobleskill, James R. Muller (Kathryn) of Holland Patent and Robert W. Muller (Linda) of Delanson along with several nieces and nephews.
A period of visitation will be held from 9-11 AM on Monday May 23rd at the Langan Funeral Home, 327 Main Street Schoharie followed by a memorial service at 11 AM. Inurnment will follow in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Barbara to: the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741, OR the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gallupville, PO Box 22, Gallupville, NY 12073, OR the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092. The Langan Funeral Home of Schoharie and the Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home of Cobleskill are assisting the Muller and Waring family.