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Carl Shively:

ALFRED STATION - Dr. Carl E. Shively, 79, of Random Road, passed away on Sunday (July 12, 2015) at the Hart Comfort House of Allegany County in Wellsville.

Born in Laurelton, Pa., June 8, 1936, the son of Walter and Vera Forry Shively, he had resided in Alfred Station for the past several years. Carl was a graduate of Sunbury High School and attended Bloomsburg University. He then obtained his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, both in Biology, from Bucknell University. He then went on to obtain his PHD in Microbiology and Biochemistry from St. Bonaventure University. Carl taught chemistry in Cortland before becoming a Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry at Alfred University for 30 years.

He was a member of Union University Church, the American Wine Society and the American Society for Enology and Viticulture. Carl was a certified wine judge in all of the United States, Canada, and Australia. He won numerous awards for amateur wines and champagnes in national wine competitions.

In addition to his parents, Carl was predeceased by two brothers, Jack and Walter Shively; as well as his first wife, Sylvia Brocious in 1997.

He is survived by his loving wife Peggy Fie Shively of Alfred Station; one son, Brian (Eunice) Shively of Moravia; two daughters, Denise Hughes of Tequesta, Fla. and Gretchen (Curtis) Gardner of Easton Pa., one step-son, Matthew (Shelby Cook) Hackett of Alfred Station; two step-daughters, Tamera (Steve Learn) Bucher of Richburg and Ronda (Don) Rogers of Manassas, Va.; one sister, Susan (Duane) Sargent of Sunbury, Pa.; 21 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; and two nephews.

To send a remembrance to the family please visit The family is being assisted by Adam E. DuBois, Director.

The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday (July 15, 2015) from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Union University Church, North Main Street, Alfred, N.Y., 14802, with Rev. Laurie DeMott officiating. Burial will be on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam, Pa.

Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Hart Comfort House of Allegany County, 141 East State St., Wellsville, N.Y., 14895; Union University Church, 29 N Main St., Alfred, N.Y., 14802; or to the American Cancer Society , 13 Beech St., Johnson City, N.Y., 13790.


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