The former head of the Broome Office for Aging is being remembered for years of service and dedication to the community.

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Robert Hoetink

George Tomaras passed away July 5 at the age of 81.

In addition to being retired as director for the Office for Aging, Tomaras was also a founder of the Alcoholism Center of Broome County and was on the Board of Directors of Fairview Recovery Services.

Calling hours will be July 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Thomas Shea Funeral Home on Robinson Street in Binghamton with a memorial service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fairview Recovery Services, or the Danielle House in Binghamton.

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