Orwell Cemetery Obits

AGNES REED

Newspaper July 15, 1987 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Services for Agnes Oleta Reed, 73, of Miner Avenue, who died Monday at her home, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sanborn-McDaniels & LaRobardiere Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 109 Main St.

A native of Redfield, Mrs. Reed lived in Camden since 1937. She attended the United Church of Camden (Presbyterian).

Surviving is her husband, Harry F.

Contributions may be made to the United Church of Camden (Presbyterian) or Hospice Care Inc., New Hartford.

MARY E. MINOR

Newspaper August 19, 1987 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Services for Mary E. Minor, 67, of Route 2, Orwell, who died Monday at Oswego City Hospital after a long illness, will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Orwell Union Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Traub Funeral Home, 110 N. Main St., Central Square.

CONVERSE WOOLSON

Newspaper August 31, 1987 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Services for Converse “Connie” Woolson, 66, of Richland, who died Saturday at his home after a long illness, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Woolson was born in Orwell and lived there for 40 years, moving to Richland in 1961. He attended Orwell District Schools. He was employed at the Richland Lumber Mill for 16 years and later at the Pulaski Lumber Co. for eight years, retiring in 1978.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Reynolds; two sons, John of Richland and Danny of Pulaski; a daughter, Teresa Sampson of Altmar; a brother, Richard of Orwell; three sisters, Mona Woolson of Orwell, Norma Clark of Orwell and Dorothy Bellow of Pulaski; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

CECILE A. HILTON

Newspaper October 22, 1987 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

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Cecile A. Hilton, 83, of Springbrook Apartments, died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A native of Orwell, Mrs. Hilton moved to Pulaski last year. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked several years at the Oswego County Sanitarium, Orwell.

She was the widow of Joseph C. Hutchins, who died in 1954, and Whiting Hilton, who died in 1985.

She was a member of Orwell Union Church.

Surviving are a son, Fred Hutchins, of Orwell; five daughters, Freda Kaul and Julia Howard, both of Orwell, Lillie Franklin and Robin Woolson, both of Pulaski, and Norma Hutchins, of Lakeland, Fla.; two stepsons, Jack, of Orwell, and Melvin Hilton, of Lakeland, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Joyce Watson, of Tulsa, Okla.; a brother, Harold Blodgett, of Orwell; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to Orwell Union Church.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

EARL M. BARLOW

Newspaper November 5, 1987 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

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Earl M. Barlow, 89, of Powerhouse Road, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

A native of Massena, Mr. Barlow resided most of his life Orwell. He was a self-employed carpenter and painter many years in the Orwell area.

His wife, the former Edna B. Blodgett, died in 1982.

He was an Army veteran of World War I.

Surviving are two sons, Earl Jr., of Syracuse, and Robert, of Corpus Christi, Texas; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours are 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

KEITHA K. PENNOCK

Newspaper December 19, 1987 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

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Keitha K. Pennock, 72, of Pulaski died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a long illness.

Born in Orwell, Mrs. Pennock was a life resident of the area. She was employed with Blount Lumber Co. from 1971 to 1986, when she retired. Before that she and her husband owned a Western Auto store here.

Mrs. Pennock was a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and Diebert’s Business School, Philadelphia, N.Y.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski DAR, Pulaski Historical Society, Friends for Homeless Animals and the American Field Service.

Her husband, Latham, died in 1970.

Surviving are two daughters, Myrtie Schilling of Watertown and Kay Pennock of Syracuse; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or Park United Methodist Church.

HELEN T. GLANN

Newspaper January 3, 1988 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

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Helen T. Glann, 76, of 175 W. 4th St., Oswego, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

She was the widow of Charles B. Glann, who died in 1975.

Mrs. Glann was a graduate of the Oswego public schools and the former Oswego Normal School, now the State University of New York at Oswego. She graduated with the Class of 1934.

While attending the Normal School, she was a member of Alpha Delta sorority and Sigma Phi Rho, the scholastic honor society. She was a member of the board of directors of the Lady’s Home in Oswego, acting as secretary and treasurer for several years.

She worked for the Elliott W. Mott Insurance Company before becoming affiliated with the enlarged city school district. She worked for the district for nearly 30 years.

She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and the church council.

She is survived by one brother, William R. Tucker of Oswego; one sister, Miss Louise Tucker of Camillus; nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Bell Fund. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

A service will be held at the Grace Lutheran Church at a time to be announced.

Arrangements are by the Nelson Funeral Home, 124 W. 5th St., Oswego.

ELSIE K. JANACEK

Newspaper April 26, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Services for Elsie K. Janacek, 88, of Pine Meadows Road, who died Sunday at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Nebraska, Mrs. Janacek lived in Orwell since 1920. She and her husband were the owners and operators for 60 years of a dairy farm and sawmill on Pine Meadows Road. Mrs. Janacek also was employed from 1957 to 1973 with Evergreen Nursing Home, Williamstown. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1982.

Mrs. Janacek was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond F. of West Monroe, Joseph V. of East Syracuse and Roland H. of Sandy Creek; four daughters, Sylvia Candel of North Branch, Mich., L. Merlin Kaine and Dolores Hall, both of Altmar, and Irene Greenfield of Orwell; five sisters, Josephine Engle of Lake Andes, S.D., Helen Carroll of Pocatello, Idaho, Lucy Gee and Genevieve Harmon, both of Lake Worth, Fla., and Bernadine Kmiec of Des Plaines, Ill.; 29 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

ELSIE K. JANACEK, TOWN OF ORWELL, DIES AT 88

Newspaper April 26, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

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Elsie K. Janacek, 88, Pine Meadows Road, Town of Orwell, widow of Joseph Janacek, longtime operators of a dairy farm and sawmill here, died Sunday evening at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, where she had been a resident about two years.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, with Rev. John Davis, pastor, officiating, and Rev. John Gilette and Rev. Bob Harris, former pastors, assisting. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond F., West Monroe, Joseph V., East Syracuse, and Roland H., Sandy Creek; four daughters, Sylvia Candel, North Branch, Mich., L. Merlin Kaine and Dolores Hall, both of Altmar, and Irene Greenfield, Orwell; 29 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Josephine Engle, Lake Andes, S.D., Helen Carroll, Pocatello, Idaho, Lucy Gee and Genevieve Harmon, both of Lake Worth, Fla., and Geraldine Kmiec, Des Plaines, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Nebraska on Dec. 25, 1899, daughter of James and Katherine Schultz Sejnoha, she attended school at Lake Andes, S.D., and married Joseph Janacek on Aug. 16, 1916, in South Dakota.

The couple moved in 1925 to the Town of Orwell, where they owned and operated a dairy farm and sawmill on Pine Meadows Road for 60 years.

Mrs. Janacek was also employed at the Evergreen Nursing Home, Williamstown, from 1957 to 1973, and was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Mr. Janacek died June 25, 1982.

death JANACEK – At Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, April 24, 1988, Elsie K. Janacek, 88, Town of Orwell, widow of Joseph Janacek. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Orwell. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

FIREMAN, ROAD WORKER CHARLES SMITH DIES

Newspaper May 10, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 22 | Section: Obituaries

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Charles M. Smith, 60, Sparks Drive, vice president of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department, died Monday afternoon in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Vorea Community Church, Town of Orwell, with Rev. Daniel Baker, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley J.; three sons, Ronald C. and Glen D., both of Orwell, and Mark A., Scriba; three daughters, Suzanne, Orwell, and Diane L. and Joan E., both of Sandy Creek; five grandchildren; two brothers, Robert L., Lacona, and Herbert H., Richland, and two sisters, Cathleen Stewart, Pulaski, and Ethel Otis.

Born in Wanamie, Pa., Aug. 25, 1927, son of Charles and Mary Crouse Smith, he attended Sandy Creek Central School.

He married Shirley J. Potter on Oct. 13, 1950, at Vorea Community Church.

Mr. Smith had been employed by the Town of Orwell Highway Department since 1961.

He had been a member for the past 26 years of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department, where he was vice president and past assistant chief. Mr. Smith was also the recipient of the Outstanding Fireman’s Award” in 1971, and a former member of the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church.

death SMITH – In the House of the Good Samaritan, May 9, 1988, Charles M. Smith, 60, Orwell, vice president of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department. Funeral Thursday, 1 p.m., Vorea Community Church, Town of Orwell. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

KATHRYN LENART

Newspaper May 11, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Services for Kathryn Lenart, 80, of Orwell, who died Monday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Church, Altmar. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Maspeth, Miss Lenart lived many years in Orwell. She was employed with General Electric Co., Syracuse.

Miss Lenart was a member of St. Mary’s Church.

Surviving is a sister, May Lenart of Richland.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.

CHARLES M. SMITH

Newspaper May 11, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Services for Charles M. Smith, 60, of Sparks Drive, who died Monday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Vorea Community Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Mr. Smith was born in Wamamie, Pa. He was employed since 1961 with the town of Orwell Highway Department.

Mr. Smith was a 26-year member of the Orwell Fire Department, where he was vice president and a former assistant chief. He was a former Fireman of the Year.

Surviving are his wife, the former Shirley J. Potter; three sons, Ronald C. and Glen D., both of Orwell, and Mark A. of Scriba; three daughters, Suzanne of Orwell and Joane and Diane L. Smith, both of Sandy Creek; two brothers, Robert L. of Lacona and Herbert H. of Richland; two sisters, Cathleen Stewart of Pulaski and Ethel Otis of Adams Center; and five grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Orwell Fire Department.

KATHRYN LENART, 80, DIES

Newspaper May 11, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 27 | Section: Obituaries

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Kathryn Lenart, 80, New Scriba Drive, longtime resident of Orwell, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar, with Rev. Charles A. Aho, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a sister, Miss Mae Lenart, Richland.

Born in Maspeth, Long Island, on Aug. 23, 1907, daughter of John and Mary Yonika Lenart, she attended Long Island schools and later attended the Orwell District School. Her father, a native of Lithuania, had farmed in Vorea since coming to the Orwell area in 1919.

Miss Lenart was employed for a time as a telephone operator in New York City. She later worked for General Electric in Syracuse.

death LENART – In Mercy Hospital, May 9, 1988, Kathryn Lenart, 80, Orwell. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

KATHRYN LENART, 80, DIES

Newspaper May 12, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 21 | Section: Obituaries

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Kathryn Lenart, 80, New Scriba Drive, longtime resident of Orwell, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar, with Rev. Charles A. Aho, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a sister, Miss Mae Lenart, Richland.

Born in Maspeth, Long Island, on Aug. 23, 1907, daughter of John and Mary Yonika Lenart, she attended Long Island schools and later attended the Orwell District School. Her father, a native of Lithuania, had farmed in Vorea since coming to the Orwell area in 1919.

Miss Lenart was employed for a time as a telephone operator in New York City. She later worked for General Electric in Syracuse.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

death LENART – In Mercy Hospital, May 9, 1988, Kathryn Lenart, 80, Orwell. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

INEZ M. MCCAW DIES IN HOSPITAL AT AGE 62

Newspaper June 29, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

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Inez M. McCaw, 62, of 7560 Rome Road, died Tuesday evening in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Lawrence Secor, Pulaski; three daughters, Helen E. McCaw and Jane P. McCaw, both of Pulaski, and Lois McCaw, Worcester, Mass.; and three sisters, Minnie Joyner, Pulaski, Pauline Harrington, Rome, and Nina Hall, Camden.

Born in Redfield July 14, 1925, a daughter of Oscar and Jessie Brooks Secor, she attended Redfield District Schools.

She married Louis McCaw May 9, 1954, in Redfield. Mr. McCaw was employed by the Town of Redfield and later by the Oswego County Highway Department. He died Sept. 9, 1976.

Mr. and Mrs. McCaw moved to Pulaski in 1968.

MCCAW – In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, June 28, 1988, Inez M. McCaw, 62, of 7560 Rome Road, Pulaski. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

INEZ MCCAW

Newspaper June 30, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Services for Inez M. McCaw, 62, of 7560 Rome Road, who died Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mrs. McCaw was born in Redfield.

Surviving are a son, Lawrence Secor of Pulaski; three daughters, Helen and Jane McCaw, both of Pulaski, and Lois McCaw of Worcester, Mass.; and three sisters, Minnie Joyner of Pulaski, Pauline Harrington of Rome and Nina Hall of Camden.

ROBERT L. COFFIN

Newspaper July 1, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Robert L. Coffin, 57, of Cobb Road died Thursday at his home after a long illness.

A native of Tully, Mr. Coffin resided most of his life in Lacona. He was the owner and operator for many years of a dairy farm on Cobb Road and for the past 20 years was the owner and operator of Coffin Trucking Co. He was a 1949 graduate of Pulaski High School.

Surviving are his wife, Norma; four sons, Larry Whaley of Pulaski, Lyle Whaley of Canastota and Robert E. and Mark Coffin, both of Lacona; three daughters, Linda Dailey of Seneca Falls, Sandra Pettit of Lacona and Laurie Fox of Pulaski; his stepmother, Hazel Coffin of Lacona; a brother, William of Tully; two sisters, Gladys Figary of Fulton and Eva Cooley of Manlius; and 15 grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

ROBERT L. COFFIN, 57, DIES AT LACONA HOME

Newspaper July 1, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

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Robert L. Coffin, 57, of Cobb Road, R.D. 1, died Thursday morning at his home. He had suffered with diabetes for several years.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with retired Rev. Ivan Greenfield officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Norma; two sons, Robert E. and Mark, both of Lacona; two stepsons, Larry Whaley, Pulaski, and Lyle Whaley, Canastota; three daughters, Linda Dailey, Seneca Falls, Sandra Pettit, Lacona, and Laurie Fox, Pulaski; 15 grandchildren; his stepmother, Hazel Coffin, Lacona; a brother, William, Tully; two sisters, Gladys Figary, Fulton, and Eva Cooley, Manlius, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Tully March 20, 1931, a son of Ernest and Edna Nichols Coffin, he was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1949.

He married Norma Cole Aug. 2, 1952.

For many years, Mr. Coffin owned and operated a dairy farm on the Cobb Road. For the past 20 years, he also owned and operated the Coffin Trucking Co.

COFFIN – In Lacona, June 30, 1988, Robert L. Coffin, 57, of Cobb Road, Lacona, R.D. 1. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

EDITH L. THORNE

Newspaper July 5, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Services for Edith L. Thorne of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, who died Sunday at the Madonna Home in Watertown, will be private. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Miss Thorne was a native of Marion, Ind., and lived in Pulaski since 1968. She was employed by the city of Portland, Ore., for 46 years, retiring in 1968. She was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. She was discharged in 1945 as a staff sergeant. She was a communicant of Pulaski Congregational Church and a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.

Surviving are a sister, Ethel M. Thorne of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or another charity.

Arrangements are by Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

EDITH THORNE, VETERAN, EX-SECRETARY, DIES

Newspaper July 5, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 9 | Section: Obituaries

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Edith L. Thorne, 83, formerly of Springbrook Apartments, died Sunday at the Madonna Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

A private funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a sister, Ethel M. Thorne, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born April 2, 1905, in Marion, Ind., a daughter of John and Mary Moe Thorne, she was educated in Portland, Ore., schools.

Miss Thorne served with the Army from 1943 until 1945 in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters. Following her discharge as a staff sergeant, she was employed by the City of Portland for 46 years, last serving as a secretary in the fire department. She retired in 1968.

Following her retirement, Miss Thorne moved to Pulaski to live with her sister.

She was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church and the Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion.

death THORNE – In Madonna Home, July 3, 1988, Edith L. Thorne, 83, formerly of Pulaski. Private funeral at family’s convenience. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

EDWIN A. ROSER

Newspaper August 26, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Edwin A. Roser, 76, of County Route 30 died Thursday at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

A native of Orwell, Mr. Roser resided most of his life in Altmar. He retired in 1983 after 60 years as a dairy farmer.

Surviving are two brothers, Wilford of Vienna and Osman of Altmar; a sister, Isabell Dwyer of Altmar; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

EDWIN A. ROSER, ALTMAR, RITES ARE SUNDAY

Newspaper August 26, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

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The funeral for Edwin A. Roser, 76, County Route 30, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Bob Green, pastor of the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Roser died Thursday in Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

Calling hours will from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two brothers, Wilford, Vienna, and Osman, Altmar; a sister, Isabelle Dwyer, Altmar, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Orwell March 19, 1912, a son of Asa and Edna Kellogg Roser, he attended Williamstown District Schools.

Mr. Roser, who never married, owned and operated a farm for 60 years on County Route 30, retiring in 1983.

death ROSER – Funeral for Edwin A. Roser, 76, Altmar, County Route 30, 2 p.m. Sunday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

GERALD L. MOOT

Newspaper October 1, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Gerald L. Moot, 70, of County Route 64 died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

Mr. Moot was a life resident of Mexico. He retired in 1982 as a mechanic after 15 years with Ryder Truck Rentals, Syracuse.

Mr. Moot served in the Army Air Corps and was a member of Pulaski Post 358, American Legion.

Surviving are a daughter, Charlene Burrows of Mexico; a son, Cornelius of Fulton; five sisters, Grace Thompson of Fulton, Anona Hall of Pulaski, Lena Austin of Oswego and Florence Colburn and Doris Popp, both of Ohio; several stepchildren; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Harter-Olmstead Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 5305 Washington Ave.

SERVICE WEDNESDAY FOR ERIC DONALD YERDON

Newspaper October 4, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

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Eric Donald Yerdon, newborn son of William and Donna Stone Yerdon, Rome Road, died shortly after birth Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

A committal service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, with Rev. Virgil Hager officiating.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

death YERDON – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, Oct. 2, 1988, Eric Donald Yerdon, newborn son of William and Donna Stone Yerdon, Rome Road, Pulaski. Committal service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

WINIFRED A. ARCADI

Newspaper October 19, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

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Winifred A. Arcadi, 80, of 311 Russell St. died Tuesday at her home.

A native of Long Island, Mrs. Arcadi also lived in Orwell, Pulaski and Potsdam before moving to Chittenango 25 years ago. She was employed several years with Magnavox Corp., Manlius.

Surviving are a son, Charles Raff of Fulton; a daughter, Marion Sokol of West Monroe; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tyler-Traub Funeral Home, Chittenango. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 115 Genesee St.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

HEROLD L. POTTER, ORWELL NATIVE, DIES AT 90

Newspaper November 8, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 24 | Section: Obituaries

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Herold L. Potter, 90, Bradner Village, Marion, Ind., a native of Orwell, died Monday in Marion after a long illness.

The funeral will be Wednesday at the Needham & Sons Funeral Home, Marion. A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, pastor David S. Rudd of the Union Free Church, Pierrepont Manor, officiating.

Local arrangements are with the Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Elsie June) Ames, Marion; two sons, Frank J., Cleveland, and Harold D., Shirley, Ark.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Two daughters, Flora May Potter and Wilma Shawhan, died before him.

Born in Orwell Nov. 28, 1897, a son of Frank and Flora May Hilton Potter, he was educated in Orwell schools.

He married Ruth Miner on Nov. 10, 1919. The couple would have celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Potter had lived in Orwell, where they owned and operated a dairy farm. They also lived for a time at Sandy Creek, and Mr. Potter was later employed as a foreman for theBreakstone Cheese Co., Syracuse, retiring in 1959.

The couple moved to Marion in 1975.

LOUELLA D. DONOVAN

Newspaper November 9, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Louella E. Donovan, 97, of 7514 Route 3, died Tuesday at her home.

A native of Paterson, N.J., Mrs. Donovan came to Pulaski area in 1925 and has lived in Port Ontario since 1940. She was the oldest member of the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek.

Mrs. Donovan was a member of the Orwell Gleaners Club and the Camden Chapter, OES.

Surviving are her husband, Elliott A.; two sons, Harry Bailey of Phoenix and Percival D. Bailey of Lihue, Hawaii; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

LOUELLA E. DONOVAN, PORT ONTARIO, DIES AT 97

Newspaper November 9, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 15 | Section: Obituaries

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Louella E. Donovan, 97, Port Ontario, died Tuesday at her home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Park Street, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Elliott A.; two sons, Harry Bailey, Phoenix, and Percival Dee Bailey, Lihue, Hawaii; six grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

A son, Clifford Bailey, died in 1979.

Born in Paterson, N.J., on Sept. 9, 1891, a daughter of Henry and Catherine Brown Johnson, she attended schools in Paterson.

Her first marriage, to Dr. Percival D. Bailey, ended in divorce. She married Elliott A. Donovan on June 17, 1925.

Mr. and Mrs. Donovan lived in the Town of Orwell after their marriage. In 1940, they moved to Port Ontario, where they had since lived.

Mrs. Donovan was the oldest member of the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Camden, and the Orwell Gleaners Club.

death DONOVAN – At home, Nov. 8, 1988, Louella E. Donovan, 97, Port Ontario. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., Sandy Creek First Baptist Church. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

HEROLD POTTER

Newspaper November 10, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Graveside services for former Orwell resident Herold (CQ)L. Potter, 90, who died Monday in Marion, Ind., will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Orwell, Mr. Potter moved to Marion in 1975. While living in Orwell, Mr. Potter owned and operated a dairy farm. Mr. Potter retired in 1959 as a foreman from Breakstone Cheese Co., Syracuse.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, the former Ruth Miner; two sons, Frank J. of Cleveland and Harold (CQ)D. of Shirley, Ark.; a daughter, Elsie June Ames of Marion; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, has charge of local arrangements.

GRANVILLE A. CLIFFORD, OF ORWELL, DIES AT 76

Newspaper November 13, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: B6 | Section: Obituaries

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Granville A. Clifford, 76, died in the emergency room of the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being stricken ill at his home Friday night.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife Arline M., a son James A., Hampton N.H.; a daughter, Frances Bellinger, Westminster, Md., four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Kenneth, and a sister, Blossom E. Dorsey, died before him.

Born May 20, 1912, at Richland, he was a son of Grover and Caroline Miller Clifford.

He attended Rochester schools.

Mr. Clifford was married to Arline M. Thomas Dec. 2, 1931, at Adams.

He was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennett’s Bridge, Orwell from 1938 until he retired in 1975.

He was a member of the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club and of Amboy Lodge 650 F & AM.

DEATHS

CLIFFORD – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Nov. 11, 1988. Granville A. Clifford, 76, Orwell. No funeral or calling hours. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

GRANVILLE A. CLIFFORD

Newspaper November 14, 1988 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: A8 | Section: Obit

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Burial for Granville A. Clifford, 76, of County Route 22, who died Friday at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no services or calling hours.

He was born in Richland and moved to Orwell in 1930. Mr. Clifford attended the Rochester district schools. He was employed at Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at the Venice Bridge and Lighthouse Hill power stations, retiring in 1975.

Mr. Clifford was a member of Amboy Lodge FA&M Lodge 650 and the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club.

Surviving are his wife, Arline M.; a son, James A. of Hampton, N.H.; a daughter, Frances Bellinger of Westminister, Md.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.

GRANVILLE A. CLIFFORD OF ORWELL DEAD AT 76

Newspaper November 15, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 23 | Section: Obituaries

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Granville A. Clifford, 76, died in the emergency room of the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being stricken ill at his home Friday night.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife, Arline M., a son James A., Hampton, N.H.; a daughter, Frances Bellinger, Westminster, Md., four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Kenneth, and a sister, Blossom E. Dorsey, died before him.

Born May 20, 1912, at Richland, he was a son of Grover and Caroline Miller Clifford. He attended Rochester schools.

Mr. Clifford married Arline M. Thomas on Dec. 2, 1931, at Adams.

He was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennett’s Bridge, Orwell, from 1938 until he retired in 1975.

He was a member of the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club and of Amboy Lodge 650, F.&A.M.

BERNICE D. PRESLEY

Newspaper November 21, 1988 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

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Bernice D. Presley, 90, formerly of 8284 Salisbury St., died Sunday at Community-General Hospital.

Born in Orwell, she was a life resident of the Orwell-Lacona area. She was a resident of the Harwood Nursing Home for past four years. She was retired from the sewing department of the Blount Lumber Co.

Mrs. Presley was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek.

She was the widow of Harry Presley, who died in 1975.

Surviving are a nephew, Robert DeLong of Verona; and a niece, Eda Vandebogart of Brewer, Maine.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

The Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, has charge of arrangements.

Correction:

April 17, 2001 Unpublished correction per Sr. Managing Editor Stan Linhorst.

The correct spelling of the nursing home is Harr-Wood.

BERNICE D. PRESLEY, ORWELL NATIVE, DIES AT 90

Newspaper November 21, 1988 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 22 | Section: Obituaries

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Bernice D. Presley, 90, formerly of 8284 Salisbury St., a resident of the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, since 1984, died Nov. 11 at Community General Hospital, Syracuse, where she had been admitted earlier that day.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Summerville Funeral Home, Harwood Drive, Sandy Creek.

Surviving are a nephew, Robert DeLong, Verona, and a niece, Eda Vandebogart, Brewer, Maine.

Born in Orwell on June 25, 1898, a daughter of Charles and Carol VanAuken DeLong, she was educated in local schools.

She married Harry Presley on June 2, 1920, in Rome. The couple had lived in Lacona all their married life. Mr. Presley, a retired foreman of the Blount Lumber Co., died Sept. 29, 1975.

Mrs. Presley was retired from the selling department of Blount Lumber Co.

She was a member of the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church.

death PRESLEY – In Community General Hospital, Syracuse, Nov. 11, 1988, Bernice D. Presley, 90, formerly of Lacona. Graveside service Tuesday, 11 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

MARGARET DABROWSKI

Newspaper February 21, 1989 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: A6 | Section: Obit

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Margaret “Marge” Dabrowski, 49, of 125 South Ave., Solvay, died Monday at Community-General Hospital after a long illness.

Mrs. Dabrowski was a life resident of the Syracuse area. She was employed 16 years with P&C Food Markets and was a member of Local 1 of the Food and Commercial Workers Union.

Mrs. Dabrowski was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.

Surviving are her husband, Anthony J.; two sons, Michael and Anthony G., both of Solvay; a sister, Mary Ann Kasperek of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Giminiski-Wysocki Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

MARGARET DABROWSKI, 49 – SERVICES ARE WEDNESDAY

Newspaper February 21, 1989 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

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Margaret Dabrowski, 49, died Monday at Community-General Hospital after a long illness. She was known as Marge and lived at 125 South Ave., Solvay.

Mrs. Dabrowski grew up in Oswego and lived most of her life in the Syracuse area. She was employed 16 years with P&C Food Markets and was a member of Local 1 of the Food and Commercial Workers Union.

Mrs. Dabrowski was at the P&C Westvale store for many years and then after a new P&C store opened in Penn Can Mall, she became manager of its general merchandising department. She became ill in spring and worked off and on until fall, when her illness forced her to stop.

Mrs. Dabrowski was an outdoor person. A family member said that her greatest pleasure was to spend time at their camp in Redfield. She was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.

Surviving are her husband, Anthony J.; two sons, Michael and Anthony G., both of Solvay; a sister, Mary Ann Kasperek of Fulton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Giminiski-Wysocki Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BEVERLY I. ROWE

Newspaper February 28, 1989 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: A10 | Section: Obit

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Services will be private for Beverly I. Rowe, 59, of 7436 Park St., who died Sunday at House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Sandy Creek, Miss Rowe lived in Rochester 25 years before moving to Pulaski since 1987. She retired in 1985 after 25 years with Eastman-Kodak Co. in Rochester and previously was a medical secretary for 12 years in Doylestown, Pa. Miss Rowe was a 1948 graduate of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School.

Surviving are her father, J. Hunt Rowe of Orwell; five brothers, Paul and Rex, both of Parish, Donald of Central Square, Harry C. of Hatboro, Pa., and Howard E. of Watertown; six sisters, Betty Jean Menard of Lowville, Virginia Gladle of Watertown, Rosemarie Barber of Orwell, Phyllis LeBeau of Pulaski, Peggy Lovenguth of Williamstown and Shirley Rowe of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

BEVERLY I. ROWE, EX-MEDICAL SECRETARY, DIES

Newspaper February 28, 1989 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 15 | Section: Obituaries

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Beverly I. Rowe, 59, of 7436 Park St., died Sunday evening at House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

A private funeral service was held today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Orwell Union Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Memorial donations may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her father, J. Hunt Rowe, Orwell; five brothers, Paul F., Parish, Donald J., Central Square, Harry Cedrick, Hatboro, Pa., Rex L., Parish, and Howard E., Watertown; six sisters, Betty Jean Menard, Lowville, Virginia Gladle, Watertown, Rosemarie Barber, Orwell, Phyllis LeBeau, Pulaski, Peggy Lovenguth, Williamstown, and Shirley L. Rowe, Oswego, and several nieces and nephews.

Born at Sandy Creek on Feb. 20, 1930, a daughter of J. Hunt and Ella Bernice Gorton Rowe, she was graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1948.

Miss Rowe had been employed as a medical secretary in Doylestown, Pa., from 1948 to 1960. She later was employed as a medical secretary by the Eastman-Kodak Co., Rochester, for 25 years, retiring in 1985.

She moved to Pulaski in 1987.

death ROWE – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Feb. 26, 1989, Beverly I. Rowe, 59, Pulaski. Private funeral today, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

ESTHER B. STOWELL

Newspaper March 19, 1989 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

Page: D4 | Section: Obit

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Esther B. Stowell, 69, of RD 1, Route 3, died Saturday at home.

A native of Howardville, she had lived in Mexico since 1946, where she and her husband, Charles G., owned and operated a dairy farm.

She was a member of the Mexico Rebekah Lodge.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Frederic C. of Pulaski, Duane C. of North Syracuse, Terry A. of Mexico and Barry O. of Groton, Conn.; three daughters, Joanne A. Moffett of Arlington, Va., Judith A. Workman and Gayle Bickerstaff, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Francis and Carl Smith, both of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and David Smith of Gaulie Bridge, W. Va.; three sisters, Ruth Dennie, Edna Brown and Marilyn Smith, all of Arlington, Va.; 20 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

ESTHER B. STOWELL, MEXICO, DIES AT AGE OF 69

Newspaper March 19, 1989 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: B8 | Section: Obituaries

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Esther B. Stowell, 69, Route 3, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Foster Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Spring burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

She is survived by her husband Charles G.; four sons, Frederic C., Pulaski, Duane C., North Syracuse, Terry A., Mexico, and Barry O., U.S. Navy, Groton, Conn.; three daughters, Joanne A. Moffett, Arlington, Va., Judith A. Workman and Gayle R. Bickerstaff, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Francis Smith and Carl Smith, both of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and David Smith, Gavely Bridge, W. Va.; three sisters, Ruth Dennie, Edna Brown and Marilyn Smith, all of Arlington, Va.; 20 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

She was born Dec. 7, 1919, at Howardville, the daughter of Howard and Lila Mae Jacobson Everson. She was graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1936 and married Charles Stowell, then a freshman at Cornell University, Oct. 14, 1937.

The Stowells have resided since 1946 on state Route 3 where they operated a farm. Mrs. Stowell was a member of the Mexico Rebekah Lodge.

GREGORY J. BELLINGER

Newspaper May 30, 1989 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B2 | Section: Obit

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Services for Gregory J. Bellinger, 19, formerly of Richland, who died Friday in Lakeland, Fla., of injuries received in an automobile accident, are 1 p.m. Thursday at Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7643 Jefferson St., Pulaski.

A native of Orwell, Mr. Bellinger lived in Richland most of his life. He attended Sandy Creek Central School and Pulaski Academy and Central School.

He was a student of kung fu at a martial arts school.

He had been employed at Burger King in Florida and at Big M Supermarket and McDonalds, both in Pulaski.

Mr. Bellinger was planning to marry Jennifer Cloud-Williams of Lakeland.

He is survived by his parents, Donald Bellinger Jr.; his mother, Linda C. Stevens; his brother, Daniel; four sisters, Marissa, Suzanne, Cherilyn and Evie, all of Richland; maternal grandparents, Charley and Eldora Reynolds of Orwell and Lakeland; paternal grandparents, Donald Bellinger Sr. and Emma Bellinger of Glenfield; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

GREGORY J. BELLINGER, 19, DIES IN CYCLE CRASH

Newspaper May 30, 1989 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 28 | Section: Obituaries

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Gregory J. Bellinger, 19, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Richland, Route 3, died Friday in Lakeland from injuries received when the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a car.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Orwell United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his parents, Donald (Dan) Bellinger Jr., and Linda C. Stevens, Richland, Route 3, a brother, Daniel; four sisters, Marissa, Suzanne, Cherilyn and Evie, all of Richland; his maternal grandparents, Charley and Eldora Reynolds, Orwell and Lakeland, Fla.; his paternal grandparents, Donald and Emma Bellinger, Glenfield, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was engaged to marry Jennifer Cloud-Williams, Lakeland.

Born Sept. 23, 1969, in Orwell, he attended Sandy Creek Central School and Pulaski Academy and Central School and had worked the Big M and McDonald’s in Pulaski before moving to Florida about a month ago. He was employed at Burger King, Lakeland.

Mr. Bellinger was a student of kung fu and was interested in guitar and music composition.

ELLIOTT A. DONOVAN

Newspaper June 25, 1989 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

Page: C6 | Section: Obit

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Elliott A. Donovan, 86, of Route 3 died Saturday morning at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital.

A native of Richland, Mr. Donovan attended Richland District Schools.

Since 1940, Mr. Donovan had lived in Port Ontario, where he was a partner in Ashbee and Gilmour and Donovan Masons for many years.

Mr. Donovan was a member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman International Union for over 50 years and a member of Oswego Local No. 54 of Bricklayers Masons and Plasterers. He retired in 1964.

His wife, Louella E. Bailey, died Nov. 8.

He is survived by two stepsons, Harry Bailey of Phoenix and Percival Dee Bailey of Lihue, Hawaii; one sister, Avis Widrig of Richland; nine step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home in Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

RICHLAND NATIVE ELLIOTT DONOVAN DIES AT 86

Newspaper June 25, 1989 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: B8 | Section: Obituaries

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Elliott A. Donovan, 86, Route 3, a resident of Port Ontario for more than 40 years, died Saturday morning at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.

Surviving are two step-sons, Harry Bailey, Phoenix, Ariz., and Percival Dee Bailey, Lihue, Hawaii; a sister, Avis Widrig, Richland; nine step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Born in 1902 in Richland, a son of John and Frances Noyes Donovan, he attended Richland District schools. He married Luella E. Bailey. She died Nov. 8.

Mr. Donovan was a partner in Ahbee, Gilmour and Donovan Masons for many years. He was a life member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen International, and a member of Oswego Local 54 of Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers, retiring in 1964.

Mr. Donovan was a member of the First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek.

DONOVAN RITES SLATED

Newspaper June 26, 1989 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 26 | Section: Obituaries

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The funeral for Elliott A. Donovan, 86, Route 3, a resident of Port Ontario for more than 40 years, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Donovan died Saturday morning in Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

CLIFFORD L. WEST SR.

Newspaper August 6, 1989 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

Page: C6 | Section: Obit

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Clifford L. West Sr., 69, of West Monroe died Saturday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Syracuse after a long illness.

A native of the town of Champion in Jefferson County, he had lived in Orwell, moving to West Monroe about 33 years ago. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 915 of Central Square.

He was a carpenter for Bob Smith’s Building Supplies in Central Square and retired about four years ago.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth V. Beshant; three sons, James West of Cleveland, N.Y., and Clifford L. West Jr. and Wendell West, both of Central Square; three daughters, Katherine Smith of West Monroe and Beverly Vincent and Renee Redhead, both of Parish; three brothers, Stanley West of Liverpool, Raymond West of Williamstown and Bertrand West of Wenachee, Wash.; three sisters, Lillian Potter and Doris Wagoner of Orwell and Genevieve Daniels of Liverpool; 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Watson Funeral Home Inc., Central Square, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 206 S. Main St., Central Square.

Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Central New York, P.O. Box 6409, Syracuse, N.Y. 13217.

DURL P. CLEMENT

Newspaper February 11, 1990 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

Page: E6 | Section: Obit

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Durl P. Clement, 84, of 8196 Harwood Drive died Saturday in his home after a long illness.

He was born in Orwell and lived in Mineola and Taberg for several years. He moved to Sandy Creek in 1938.

He was manager of Victory Market and later owned and operated Clement’s Market. In 1959, he joined the sales staff at Pulaski Sales and Service, a car dealership, and worked there until his retirement in 1980.

He was a member and past master of Sandy Creek Lodge 564 F&AM. He was a member and patron of Lake Ontario 124 Order of the Eastern Star, serving as district grand lecturer in 1957.

He was a 50-year member of the Sandy Creek Grange 127 and a member of the Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department. He was an honorary member of the Lacona Fire Department and a 50-year member of the United Methodist Church, Sandy Creek. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his wife, Olive Wilson Clement, of 59 years; a daughter, Beverly Jones of New Hartford; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by the Summerville Funeral Home.

DURL P. CLEMENT, 84, EX-SALESMAN, IS DEAD

Newspaper February 11, 1990 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: B-8 | Section: Local

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Durl P. Clement, 84, of 8196 Harwood Dr., retired salesman and husband of Olive Clement, died early Saturday morning at his home after a lengthy illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Sandy Creek United Methodist Church in support of their community outreach activities. Arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

Surving besides his wife, are one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Beverly) Jones, New Hartford; and five grandchildren, Suzanne Jones, Palm Beach, Fla., Christine Barton, Binghamton, Heidi Jones, New Hartford, Philip Jones and Terry Jones, both of New Hartford.

Two brothers, John D. Clement and Carl Clement, a sister, Gertrude Elkin, and a grandson, Durl Edward Jones, died previously.

He was born June 16, 1905, in Orwell, the son of the Rev. Walter and Esther Prouty Clement. He attended Pulaski and Sandy Creek schools.

After completing his education, he moved to New York City, where he was employed as a salesman for the Rome Bedstead Co., of Long Island.

He married Olive Z. Willson, of Brooklyn, on Oct. 8, 1930 and resided in Mineola. They moved Taberg in 1934, where Mr. Clement was employed at the Rome Manufacturing Co.

They moved to Sandy Creek in 1938, where Mr. Clement served as manager of the Victory Market.

He served as a civilian employe in the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard during World War II and came back to Sandy Creek in 1946. He was then a partner with Paul Fuller in the Fuller and Clement Market before selling the business in 1959 to join the sales staff of Pulaski Sales and Service, a car dealership, until his retirement in 1980.

Mr. Clement was a member and past master of the Sandy Creek Masonic Lodge #564. He was a member and past patron of the Lake Ontario Chapter 124 O.E.S. and served as grand lecturer of the Oswego district in 1957.

He was a 50-year member of the Sandy Creek Grange #127 and a past member of the Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department and an honorary member of the Lacona Fire Department and a 50-year member of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church.

He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

GRACE JONES

Newspaper February 14, 1990 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

72 Words

Services for Grace Jones, 73, of Orwell-Redfield Road, who died Monday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Prince George County, Va., Mrs. Jones also lived in the New York City area before moving to the Orwell area 10 years ago.

There are no known survivors.

GRACE JONES, 73, ORWELL, DIES IN WATERTOWN

Newspaper February 14, 1990 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 32 | Section: Obituaries

104 Words | Readability: Lexile: 850, grade level(s): 4 5 6

Grace Jones, 73, Orwell-Redfield Road, formerly of the New York City area, died at 6:10 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, where she had been a patient for nearly two weeks.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

There are no known survivors.

Born in Prince George County, Virginia, on Oct. 25, 1906, she had resided in the New York City area before moving to the Orwell vicinity 10 years ago.

RICHARD COFFIN

Newspaper March 8, 1990 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

165 Words | Readability: Lexile: 860, grade level(s): 5 6

Richard “Rick” Coffin, 36, of County Route 2 died Wednesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital.

A native of Syracuse, Mr. Coffin moved to the Orwell area several years ago. He was a self-employed general contractor and previously was employed with New Process Gear Division of Chrysler Corp. Mr. Coffin also owned and operated a fishing charter service out of Lighthouse Marina in Port Ontario.

Mr. Coffin was a graduate of North Syracuse Central School. He was engaged to be married to Deanna Barber.

Surviving are his parents, Howard and Ila Coffin of North Syracuse; two brothers, John of New Haven and Kenneth of North Syracuse; and two sisters, Lynne Bellrose and Wendy Webb, both of Liverpool.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Orwell Fire Department.

RICHARD COFFIN, 36, GENERAL CONTRACTOR, DIES

Newspaper March 8, 1990 | Watertown Daily Times (NY)

Page: 34 | Section: Obituaries

168 Words

Richard “Rick” Coffin, 36, County Route 2, died Wednesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Coffin had been ill with cancer.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northern Oswego County Ambulance, or the Orwell Fire Department.

He is survived by his parents, Howard and Ila Coffin, North Syracuse; two brothers, John, New Haven, and Kenneth, North Syracuse; two sisters, Lynne Bellrose and Wendy Webb, both of Liverpool; and his fiancee, Deanna Barber, Orwell.

Born in Syracuse on Jan. 17, 1954, he was graduated from North Syracuse Central School and was a self-employed general contractor for many years. He was previously employed by New Process Gear, Syracuse.

Mr. Coffin also owned and operated a fishing charter service at Lighthouse Marina, Port Ontario.

HENRY WILD

Newspaper March 19, 1990 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

154 Words | Readability: Lexile: 780, grade level(s): 4 5

Henry Wild, 83, of 7613 Pine St., died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown.

A native of Williamstown, he lived in the Williamstown and Pulaski areas all his life. He attended Williamstown area schools. He was a farmer in the Williamstown area until 1955, when he moved to Pulaski. He was employed by Blount Lumber Co., Lacona, from 1955 to 1976, when he retired.

He was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Ellen E.; four sisters, Anna Meier of Rome, Minnie McCullagh and Ursula Meier, both of Altmar, and Florence Wild of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions can be made to the Northern Oswego Ambulance.

VADA WADSWORTH

Newspaper March 25, 1990 | Syracuse Herald American (NY)

Page: D6 | Section: Obit

113 Words | Readability: Lexile: 680, grade level(s): 3 4

Vada Wadsworth, 85, of Orwell-Richland Road, died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.

Mrs. Wadsworth was born Feb. 13, 1905, in Lacona. She attended Sandy Creek area schools. She lived in the Williamstown, Fernwood and Richland areas all her life.

She was married to Elmer Wadsworth in 1921.

Surviving are three sons, William of Sandy Creek, Elmer of Richland and Paul of Pulaski; two daughters, Emma Caster and Betty Davis, both of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be in April at the Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

HENRY WILD

Newspaper March 19, 1990 | Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)

Page: B4 | Section: Obit

153 Words | Readability: Lexile: 780, grade level(s): 4 5

Henry Wild, 83, of 7613 Pine St., Oswego, died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown.

A native of Williamstown, Mr. Wild lived in the Williamstown and Pulaski areas all his life. He attended Williamstown area schools.

He was a farmer in the Williamstown area until 1955, when he moved to Pulaski. He was employed by Blount Lumber Co., Lacona, from 1955 to 1976, when he retired.

He was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Ellen E.; four sisters, Anna Meier of Rome, Minnie McCullagh and Ursula Meier, both of Altmar, and Florence Wild of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego Ambulance.

CHARLOTTE M. CARPENTER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – March 17, 1990

  • Edition: Suburban/City
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: A4
  • Readability: 5-6 grade level (Lexile: 930)

Charlotte M. Carpenter, 80, formerly of Fayetteville, died Wednesday at her home in Coral Springs, Fla.

She was a native of Little Falls and lived in Fayetteville many years before moving to Florida in 1966.

Mr. Carpenter was a registered nurse in private practice in the Syracuse area for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Leon R.

Services were in Florida.

Spring burial will be in Orwell Cemetery, Orwell.

Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, Fayetteville, has charge of arrangements.

LEON R. CARPENTER

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – July 8, 1990

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: D5
  • Readability: 4-5 grade level (Lexile: 820)

Leon R. Carpenter, 89, formerly of Fayetteville, died Sunday, July 1, in Coral Palms West Nursing Home in Coral Springs, Fla. after a long illness.

A native of Orwell, he had lived in Fayetteville for many years before moving to Coral Springs.

Mr. Carpenter was the owner of the Chrysler dealership in Fayetteville from 1940 to 1966. His wife, Charlotte, died in March.

Surviving are a brother James of Texas, several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in Orwell Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

PETER G. ZUFELT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 23, 1991

  • Edition: Oswego
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 4 grade level (Lexile: 730)

Peter G. Zufelt, 26, of RD #3, Oswego, died Sunday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Mr. Zufelt was born in Watertown and lived most of his life is Oswego. He once worked as a truck driver for Butler’s Disposal Systems of Oswego, and was employed by Jay Sea Beer Distributing Co. Inc. in Oswego at the time of his death.

Mr. Zufelt was a member of South Scriba Methodist Church.

Surviving are a son, Peter G. Zufelt Jr.of Oswego; his parents, Richard and Jeanette Zufelt of Oswego; three brothers, Richard Jr. of Oswego, Eddie of Syracuse and Senior Airman Ronald, stationed in England with the U.S. Air Force; a sister, Kelly Zufelt of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home, the Rev. James Carroll officiating. Burial will be in Orwell Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

EVA P. BARNES

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 15, 1996

  • Edition: Metro
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: C4

Eva Paddock Barnes, 89, of 1016 Bellevue Ave., died Wednesday at Community-General Hospital.

A native of Richland, Mrs. Barnes moved to Syracuse in 1925. She had been employed during the 1940s with the former Easy Washer Co. Her husband, Guy, died in 1986.

Mrs. Barnes was a member of the Humane Society.

Surviving are a son, Donald of Kissimmee, Fla.; two daughters, Cleone Davis of Ocoee, Fla., and Nadine Watkins of Marietta; several half-brothers and half-sisters; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a niece; and several cousins.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Butler-Badman Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Orwell Cemetery.

Calling hours will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 4504 W. Seneca Turnpike.

Contributions may be made to Adrian McDonald Cat Fund, in care of Nadine Watkins, 2781 Sherman Road, Marietta 13110.

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EDITH M. TOWLES

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 9, 2000

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 3-4 grade level (Lexile: 650)

Edith M. Towles, 79, of 230 Frazier Road,Pulaski,died Tuesday at home.

Born in Adams, she graduated from Adams High School in 1939. She lived in the Pulaski area since 1961.

Survivors: Her husband of 59 years, Francis; two sons, F. David of Orwell and Douglas S. of Pulaski; a daughter, Susan Green of Minetto; seven sisters, Eleanor Palmer, Dorothy Sloan and Alice Nichols, all of Worth, Lucy Durant of Massena, Ethel Mullin of Adams, and Esther Hanson and Stella Glenister, both of Pulaski; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home. Spring burial, Orwell Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7885 state Route 289, Belleville.

Contributions: Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102, Oswego 13126.

DOROTHY A. HILTON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 4, 2000

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B5

Dorothy A. Hilton, 80, of 111 LaFayette Road,Syracuse,died Monday at home.

She was born in DeWitt. She graduated from Vocational High School in 1937. She retired in 1972 after 20 years as an assistant manager with Firestone Store, Pulaski. She was a member of Delaware Baptist Church.

Survivors: Her husband, Gareth B.; a son, Robert A. of Syracuse.

Services: Private. Burial, Orwell Cemetery, Richland. No calling hours. Welter-Price Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements.

  • Index terms: OBITUARY
  • Record: 0004040598
  • Copyright: Copyright (c) 2000 The Herald Company

SHIRLEY L. HILTON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 25, 2000

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 5-6 grade level (Lexile: 870)

Shirley L. Crane Hilton, 57, of 111 LaFayette Road,Syracuse, died Tuesday at Community-General Hospital.

Born in Newton Falls, she graduated from Central City Business Institute in 1968 and the State University College at Oswego. She retired in 1973 as a bookkeeper with Lincoln Bank, Pulaski. She was a member of Pulaski Baptist Church and the Disabled American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors: Her husband, Robert A.; three sisters, Sharon Crane of Syracuse, Janice Yarwood of Clear Brook, Va., and Carol Crane of Buffalo; a brother, Richard Crane of Orange Park, Fla.

Services: Private. Burial, Orwell Cemetery, Richland. No calling hours. Welter-Price Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements.

  • Index terms: OBITUARY
  • Record: 0005250540
  • Copyright: Copyright (c) 2000 The Herald Company

FRANCIS C. TOWLES

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 12, 2002

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 4-5 grade level (Lexile: 800)

Francis C. Towles, 81, of 4920 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski, died Sunday at James Square Health & Rehabilitation Centre, Syracuse. He was born in Ellisburg. He retired in 1985 as plant operator for Schoeller Paper Co. in Pulaski after 19 1/2 years. His wife, Edith M., died in 2000.

Survivors: A daughter, Susan Green of Minetto; two sons, F. David of Richland and Douglas S. of Pulaski; six sisters, Eva Sochia of St. Regis Falls, Ruby Jackson of Pulaski, Ruth Peters of Rodman, Shirley Stewart of Watertown, Rosemary Hedger of Adams and Paula Cobb of Mannsville; six brothers, Bert of Alexandria Bay, Donald of Watertown, Ralph and Raymond, both of Adams, Allen of Pulaski and Ronald of Mannsville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home. Burial, Orwell Cemetery. Calling hours, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7883 state Route 289, Belleville. Contributions: Fernwood Baptist Church, 146 county Route 41A, Pulaski 13142.

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  • Record: 0206120166
  • Copyright: Copyright, 2002, The Herald Company

CARR

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 22, 2004

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 4-5 grade level (Lexile: 790)

Edwin M. Carr July 19, 2004

Edwin M. Carr, 44, of Parish, died Monday at the home of his mother unexpectedly. He was born in Syracuse and attended Jamesville-Dewitt High School. Ed had worked for Sleep Master in Baldwinsville.

Ed is survived by his wife, Tammy; a daughter, Amanda Carr of Oneida; his mother, Irene Montclair of Parish; his sister, Dawn Garcia of Parish; his brother, Jack Carr of Fayetteville, and several nieces and nephews.

His father, Jack Carr in 1963, and his daughter, Jennifer Lynn Carr in 2001, predeceased Ed.

Calling hours will be Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. with services at 4 p.m. at the Traub Funeral Home, 6684 North Main Street, Central Square. Interment will be in Orwell Cemetery. Please sign the guest book at syracuse.com/obits

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  • Record: 0407210676
  • Copyright: Copyright, 2004, The Herald Company

CLIFFORD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 5, 2008

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 4-5 grade level (Lexile: 810)

Arline M. Cifford April 2, 2008

Arline M. Clifford, 96, life resident of Orwell, died Wednesday at her home. Born October 2, 1911, in Orwell, she was the daughter of Foster and Anna Cobb Thomas. She attended Pulaski schools and married Granville A. Clifford on December 2, 1931. He died November 11, 1988. She was a member of Williamstown Senior Citizens, a former member of OES, Williamstown, and she was an avid bingo player.

Surviving: one son, James A. Clifford of Orwell; one daughter, Frances Bellinger of Sandy Creek; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Orwell Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126; Orwell Fire Dept., Orwell, NY 13424; or NOCA, Delano St., Pulaski, 13142. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

  • Index terms: Obituary
  • Record: 1000006498
  • Copyright: Copyright, 2008, The Herald Company

PEMBERTON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 29, 2012

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: A99
  • Readability: 6-9 grade level (Lexile: 1050)

Marjorie Thurston Pemberton

February 26, 2012

Marjorie Thurston Pemberton, 90, of Rome, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012, to join her beloved husband, Wallace. Born in Redfield, NY, she was the daughter of James and Ella Elliott Thurston. Marjorie was one of eight graduates of the Redfield Union School in Oswego County, New York. She then moved to Rome and worked at Griffiss Air Force Base Hospital as a stenographer until she retired.

Marjorie and Wallace enjoyed wintering in Florida, where Marjorie donated much of her time at the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum. In 2000, she was honored by Pinellas County Florida for fifteen years of valuable service.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Gail Page Pemberton of Mexico, NY; two granddaughters, Janna Pemberton Osborne and her husband, Jay, of Florida, Jaime Pemberton Loomis and her husband, Jessie, of Mexico, NY; two great-grandchildren, Jessie and Page Loomis; her nephew, Gerald Pemberton of Waddington, along with many friends, great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.

Marjorie was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Wallace; her brother, Robert Thurston of Arizona; and her niece, Peggy Fox of Syracuse.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 6 p.m. at Strong and Burns Funeral Home, 401 N. George St., Rome. Burial in Orwell Cemetery in the spring. Friends and family may call from 3 to 6 p.m. prior to the service.

Contributions in Marjorie’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (online at alzfdn.org) or to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, NY 13126.

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  • Record: 1000405077
  • Copyright: Copyright, 2012, The Herald Company

MONTEITH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 13, 2012

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: A99
  • Readability: 3-4 grade level (Lexile: 650)

Robert R. Monteith

July 10, 2012

Robert R. Monteith, 69, of Hastings, died Tuesday at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY. He was a driver and burial vault setup man for Sunnycrest, Inc., for 42 years.

Surviving: two daughters, Amy Monteith of Hastings and Ruth Thorn of Pulaski; three sons, Robert Jr., Mexico, Jamie (Mindy), Camden, Harold, Sandy Creek; eight grandchildren; papa to Jolene, Maranda and C.J.; two brothers, Roy Monteith, Redfield, Edward Monteith, Redfield; a sister, Beverly Newton, Taberg. Funeral Services: 2 p.m. Saturday from Harter Funeral Home, 2983 W. Main St., Parish, NY. Burial will be in Orwell Cemetery. Calling Hours: noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service, at the funeral home.

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  • Index terms: Obituary
  • Record: 1000438124
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MERCUR RUSSELL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 17, 1987

  • Edition: All
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: C2
  • Readability: 4-5 grade level (Lexile: 810)

Services will be private for Mercur L. Russell, 80, of Dundee, who died Tuesday at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Penn Yan. Burial will be in Orwell Valley (Pa.) Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Orwell Township, Pa., Mr. Russell also lived in Owego before moving to Dundee. He was an inspector with IBM.

Surviving are three daughters, Doris Morris of Syracuse, Alice Symonds of Victor and Lois Kofler of Dundee; a son, Donald of Bernhards Bay; a brother, Richard of Van Etten; and eight grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Southern Tier Heart Association, Elmira, or the Diabetes Association of the Southern Tier, Utica.

Richards Funeral Home, Owego, has charge of arrangements.

  • Index terms: Obituary
  • Dateline: DUNDEE
  • Record: 8712170179
  • Copyright: Copyright, 1987, The Herald Company

MARY LOU PRINTUP – RITES WEDNESDAY FOR ACCIDENT VICTIM<

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 11, 1990

  • Edition: Metro
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 5-7 grade level (Lexile: 950)

Services for Mary Lou Printup, 52, of 917 N. Townsend St., who was pronounced dead Sunday after being struck by two cars at Butternut and McBride streets, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Keegan-Osbelt-Knight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Orwell Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 900 N. Salina St.

A native of Pulaski, Mrs. Printup resided most of her life in Syracuse. She was an operating room technician for five years with St. Joseph’s Hospital and previously was employed several years with the central sterile section of the hospital.

Surviving are her husband, Allison “John”; three sons, Arden D. Rall of Michigan and David L. and Martin E. Rall, both of Syracuse; two daughters, Barbara L. Granger of Michigan and Cheryl A. Rall of Syracuse; two brothers, Robert of Richland and Neil Martin of Syracuse; two sisters, Laura “Ina” Yarmen of California and Ruthie Towne of Syracuse; 14 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

  • Index terms: OBITUARY
  • Record: 9009110125
  • Copyright: Copyright, 1990, The Herald Company

ROBARGE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 19, 2010

  • Edition: Final
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: A99
  • Readability: 9-12 grade level (Lexile: 1150)

Ruth L. Robarge

March 17, 2010

Ruth L. Collins Robarge, 90, of North Syracuse, died on Wednesday, at Crouse Hospital. She graduated from Crouse Hospital College of Nursing, worked many years at the hospital as head nurse of the newborn nursery and later went on to private duty nursing. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church and traveled extensively with her family.

Mrs. Robarge was predeceased by her husband, Harlow John Robarge on October 13, 1982, by her daughter, Dawn Henderson on October 20, 2007, and by her grandson, James Papworth on August 9, 2008.

Surviving are her daughters, Diane Papworth and Donna (Brian) Cotman; surrogate daughter, Joy Hunter; four grandchildren, Gary, Amy, Tonya and Shane; three great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be Monday, March 22, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. at Fergerson Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, North Syracuse. Burial will be in Orwell Evergreen Cemetery Monday at 2 p.m. Friends may call on Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, 215 South Main Street, North Syracuse.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 17 Technology Place, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

  • Caption: PHOTO: NO CREDIT Ruth L. Robarge
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  • Record: 1000226311
  • Copyright: Copyright, 2010, The Herald Company

NORMA HUTCHINS

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – June 23, 1990

  • Edition: Suburban/City
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: A4
  • Readability: 5-6 grade level (Lexile: 940)

Norma Hutchins, 59, of 232 Chestnut Road, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Orwell, died June 11 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

She moved from Asbury Park, N.J. to Lakeland, Fla. in 1974 where she was employed by the Eckerd Drug Company until the time of her death.

The funeral was June 14 at the Heath Funeral Chapel in Lakeland. A graveside memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Orwell Evergreen Cemetery.

Surviving are one brother, Fred Hutchins of Orwell; four sisters, Freda Kaul and Julia Howard, both of Orwell and Lily Franklin and Robin Woolson, both of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

  • Index terms: Obituary
  • Record: 9006230583
  • Copyright: Copyright, 1990, The Herald Company

NEIL M. BAILEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 7, 1998

  • Edition: Metro
  • Section: Obit
  • Page: B4
  • Readability: 5-6 grade level (Lexile: 900)

Neil M. Bailey, 17, of Falls Boulevard, Fenner, died Wednesday in a motor vehicle accident in the town of Nelson.

Born in Syracuse, he attended Cazenovia High School, where he was involved in the culinary arts program. He was a cook at Just Wing It Pizza Shop, Cazenovia, and had worked for Cazenovia College food services. He was a communicant of St. James Church, Cazenovia, a member of the Cazenovia varsity hockey team, a referee for Cazenovia Youth Hockey and a member of the Cazenovia Chapter of Students Against Drunk Driving.

Survivors: His parents, Kevin W. and Nannette M. Bailey of Fenner; a sister, Andrea L. Bailey of Lake Placid; a brother, Kyle W. of Chittenango; his paternal grandfather, Harry Bailey of Phoenix; his maternal grandparents, Gregory and Loretta Carey of Cicero.

Services: To be announced. Burial, Orwell Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Tait Funeral Home, 2333 Fenner Road, Cazenovia.

Contributions: Cazenovia Youth Hockey, Box 62, Cazenovia 13035.

  • Index terms: OBITUARY
  • Record: 9808070182
  • Copyright: Copyright (c) 1998 The Herald Company

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