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Mary's father was Austin Augustus Riley, b. Deleware. 1864. Mother Emma May Pickens Kinney Riley b. PA possibly Bradford Co.

Obituary for Mary Moore

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ann Moore 74 of Belton MO, who died this morning in Cushing Memorial Hospital, will be at 10 am Monday in Davis Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Moore was born July 29, 1899 at Elmira N. Y., and was a daughter of Austin A. and Emma May Pickens Riley. She was a dispatcher for a cab company for several years. She married Daniel L. Moore who died March 13, 1957

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Lashley of Carolton Tex., Mrs Bertha Sasse of Waco Tex., Mrs Betty Lou Puckett of Citris Heights, Calif., Mrs Mary Kay Thomas of Wichita and Mrs. Lucille Sayers of Kansas City, Kan., Seven sons, Daniel L. Jr. of Belton, Charles W. of Blackwell Okla., Austin A. of Wichita, Lloyd E. of Shreveport, La., Robert D. and Russell E., both of Weston, MO., and Oran T. of Belton, MO; 56 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the davis Funeral Chapel.

Jackie Wood
tanimara@townsqr.com


From Dwight Gleason

Star Gazette, Feb 1933
MRS. LIBBIE EKELMAN
Mrs. Libbie Ekelman, 76, late of 907 East Church Street, died Thursday. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Bertha Dutcher; two sons, Alfred Ekelman of New York City and Albert of Detroit, a sister, Mrs. William Krause of Elmira; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ekelman was a charter member of the German Evangelical Church and a member of the Ladies’ Aid Society of that congregation. The funeral will be held in the family home, 907 East Church Street, Monday at 2:30 pm. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Star Gazette,
GLEASON Listed on 11/30/00 Star Gazette Obit.
Foster H. of Wellsboro, PA Age 82 died November 28, 2000 at the Green Home where he resided. He was born March 4, 1918 in Delmar Township, PA the son of the late Henry W. and Ella Etta Hakes Gleason. Surviving are three sons, Thomas W. Gleason of Camp Hill, PA, Foster P. Gleason, Sr. of Elmira Heights, and Henry W. Gleason of Rixford, PA; 12 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Carrie R. Simmons Gleason; and son, Frederick Gleason. Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA on Friday, December 1, 2000 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Funeral to follow at 11:00 AM with Rev. Eugene A. Charsky officiating. Burial in Niles Valley Cemetery. If desired, Memorials may be sent to the Leukemia Society, 5500 Main Street, Suite 110, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Obituary, Star Gazette July 31, 1951
"Henry William GLEASON of Middlebury Township, PA, Sunday morning, July 29, 1951, at Blossburg Hospital.  He was born Sept. 18, 1877, in Farmington, the son of Lester W. and Mary Shoff Gleason. Mr. Gleason was a member of Middlebury Grange.  Survived by his wife, Mrs. Ella Hakes Gleason; daughters, Mrs. Clarence E. Holley of Little Marsh R.D. 1, Mrs. William Southard of Middlebury R.D.1, and Miss Mary Etta Gleason of Johnson City; a son, Foster H. Gleason of Wellsboro RD 1; brothers, Charles of Port Allegheny, Fred of Osceola, Lester of Watkins Glen, and Nelson of Mansfield; three sisters, Mrs. Fred Briggs of Middlebury, Mrs. Gurnie Freeman of Buffalo, and Mrs. John Wieskopff of Morris Run; and 12 grandchildren.  The body is at the Bastian-Kuhl Funeral Home, Wellsboro, where friends may call. Funeral on Wed. at 1pm at Kennyville Methodist Church. Rev John Squires. Niles Valley Cemetery."
 

Star Gazette, Sept 1952
GLEASON, Lester W.
Age 62 of the County Line Rd., Watkins Glen RD. Sunday morning, Sept 14, 1952, at Montour Falls, following an extended illness. A Schuyler County resident for 27 years he was a former Lehigh Valley Railroad employee. He was a World War I veteran. Survived by wife, Mrs. Cynthia Gleason; sons, Merle and Lester Gleason, both at home; daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Lightner of Corning, Mrs. Nellie Smith of Watkins Glen, Mrs. Betty Smith of Mount Morris, Miss Mabell Gleason at home; brothers, Nelson Gleason of Mansfield, PA, Fred of Middlebury, PA, Charles of Port Allegany, PA; sisters, Mrs. Esther Freeman of Buffalo, Mrs. Lida Wyscoff of Little Marsh, PA, Mrs. Ethel Briggs of Middlebury, PA. The body is at the Royce Funeral Home, Watkins Glen, where friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and where funeral will be held Wednesday, 10 am. The Rev. John V. Darrow, Burial at Middlebury, PA.

Star Gazette, July 1974
GLEASON, Nelson
Age 74 of S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Wednesday, July 10, 1974 at the Bay Shoe Hospital, Holmdel, NJ. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Monday at 3 pm, the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating. Burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Kenneyville. Survived by wife, Carol Sutton Gleason; two sons, John and Thomas, both at home; five daughters, Lily Lu, at home, Mrs. George (Eunice) Murray of Savona, NY, Mrs. Theodore (Roseanna) Cenape Jr. of Bellow Falls, Vt., Mrs. Donald (Margie) Stevenson of Mansfield, and Mrs. Olro (Eleanor) Brown of Mansfield, RD 2; 40 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren. Mr. Gleason was a former employee of the Corning, NY Courthouse. He worked for Ralph Benson for 15 years and Fay Purvis for 17 years. He as the son of Lester and Mary Shaff Gleason.

Star Gazette, Sept. 26, 1987, Page 4C
HAKES, Arthur Carpenter
Age 98, of Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. Thursday, Sept. 24, 1987 at the nursing home. Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, PA, Saturday 1 to 2 pm with Funeral Service to follow at 2 pm. Rev. S. Wade. Stewart, officiating. Burial, Niles Valley Cemetery. Survived by several nieces and nephews. He was born Sept. 15, 1889 in Delmar Township, the son of George E. and Julia Rose Chapman Hakes. He was former caretaker of the Niles Valley Cemetery.

Star Gazette, Dec 24, 1970 Obituary, Page 15
HAWKINS, Mrs. Daisy (Hollenbeck)
Age 62, 159 O'Hanlon St., Horseheads, Wed., Dec. 23, 1970 at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads Saturday 7 to 9 pm, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Monday at 11 am. Rev. Robert Delorme officiating, Interment in Scotchtown Cemetery, Erin. Daughter, Tina at home; brothers, Roy and James Hollenbeck of RD 1 Erin; and a dear friend and companion Fred Rhoads of Horseheads; several nieces and nephews survive her. Mrs. Hawkins was the widow of Charles Hawkins and an employee of the Remington Rand Division and a member of the Women of the Moose.

Star Gazette Obituary
HILL Benjamin G.
Age 72, of Lower Maple Ave., Elmira RD 2, Thursday, April 6, 1967. Friends may call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Saturday 7 to 9 and Sunday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral there Monday at 2 PM, the Rev. Ronald Nasshan. Interment Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats. Survived by wife, Mrs. Olive (Van Gorder) Hill; daughters, Mrs. Roy (Lora) Palmer of Big Flats and Mrs. Ernest (Alice) Zimmer of Wellsburg; sons, Benjamin A. of Elmira Heights, Richard, Floyd and Gerald, all of Elmira, Edward of Auberdale, Fla., Carl of Horseheads, Raymond and Vern, both of Big Flats, Francis of Rochester, Lester of Millerton, PA, Arland of Wellsburg; 42 Grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. For many years he operated one of the area's largest farms and was a member of the Farm Bureau.

Star Gazette Obituary Dec. 15, 1894
HILL, Mrs. Olive (Van Gorder), Age 88, Of 211 Third Street, Horseheads formerly of Big Flats and Lower Maple Avenue. Tuesday, August 14, 1984 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held there on Friday at 11 A.M. The Rev. Eddie J. Lowmaster will officiate. Interment Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.  Mrs. Hill was a very devoted mother and is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Lora and Roy Palmer of Big Flats, Sally and Dean Montgomery of Lowman; sons and daughters-in-law Benjamin and Jean of Bradford, NY, Edward and Florence of Kanona, NY, Carl and Isabel of Horseheads, Raymond and Gladys of Big Flats, Floyd and Myrna of Elmira, Lester (Joe) and Patricia of Dallas, TX, Francis and Dorothea of North Chili, NY, Gerald and Mildred of Elmira Heights, Arland (Sam) and Linda of Neward, DE, Vern (Nate) and Crystal of Elmira and Mrs. Ada Hill of Horseheads; 46 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; sister Mrs. Alice Lentz of Horseheads; numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hill was born in Big Flats on July 25, 1896 a daughter of Albert and Lora Van Gorder; she was a life resident of Chemung County and was predeceased in 1967 by her husband Benjamin Hill, Sr. who was a prominent Chemung County farmer; she was also predeceased by a son Richard in 1972.

Star Gazette, Feb. 1998
HILL, Raymond G.
Avid Bowler
Age 71 of 3150 Route 352, Big Flats, NY died Monday, Feb 16, 1998 at home. He was born on Oct. 8, 1926 in Horseheads, the son of Benjamin and Olive VanGorder Hill. He married Gladys Markell on July 11, 1947 in Big Flats, NY. Raymond was a retired union construction foreman, an avid bowler and an all around sports fan. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gladys Hill; children, Dennis Hill of Big Flats, Robert Hill of Hornby, Marjorie and Joseph Esposito of Big Flats, Brian and Cindy Hill of Big Flats and Terry and Lisa Hill of Elmira Heights, six grandchildren, Nicole, Tina, Robert, Victoria, Jesse, and Austin; great granddaughter, Brittany; brothers, Benjamin (Jean) Hill of FL, Carl (Isabelle) Hill of FL, Floyd (Myrna) Hill of NC, Lester (Patricia) Hill of DE, Francis Hill of Rochester, NY, Gerald (Millie) Hill of Horseheads, Vern (Chris) Hill of Elmira and Sam Hill of DE; sisters, Laura (Roy) Palmer of Big Flats and Sally (Dean) Montgomery of NC; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at Hills Funeral Home, 69 Main St., Big Flats, on Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, Feb 20, 1998 at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Daniel Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats, NY

Star Gazette, March 11, 1972
HILL, Richard C.
Age 53 of 1508 Cedar St., unexpectedly, Friday, March 10, 1972. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home in Horseheads, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services will be held there Monday at 2:30 pm the Rev. Robert A. Delorme officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by wife, Mrs. Ada (Myers) Hill; daughters, Mrs. Newell (Patricia) Ward of Horseheads, Mrs. Carol Cook of Elmira; son, Richard C. Hill, Jr. of Elmira; seven grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Olive Hill of Horseheads; sisters, Mrs. Roy (Lora) Palmer of Big Flats, Mrs. Alice Zimmer of Horseheads; brothers, Benjamin of Elmira Heights, Edward of Bath, Carl of Horseheads, Raymond of Big Flats, Floyd of Elmira, Lester of Millerton, PA, Francis of Rochester, Gerald of Bentley Creek, PA, Arland of Newark, DE, and Vern of Elmira; two aunts; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Hill was owner and operator of his own trucking business.

Star Gazette, July 1934
C. J. B. HOLLENBECK
Charles J. Barber Hollenbeck, late of Erin, died Tuesday after an extended illness. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Anna Vollmer of Elmira, Mrs. Daisy Hawkins of Elmira Heights, Miss Gertrude Hollenbeck of Erin; four sons, Elzie of Rochester, Roy and James of Erin, Hamilton of Elmira Heights; three grandchildren, Helen, Louise and George Vollmer of Elmira; a brother, Nicholas of Erin.

Obituary, Elmira Star Gazette, March 1968
HOLLENBECK, Mr. Elzie B.
Age 75, of Erin RD 1, formerly of Rochester, Saturday, March 9, 1968. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, Sunday 7 to 9 pm and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Tuesday at 2 pm. Internment in Scotchtown Cemetery, Erin, Rev. Everette L. Duncan. Survived by daughter, Miss Jo Anne Hollenbeck; sons William and Robert all of Rochester; sisters, Mrs. Daisy Hawkings, Horseheads, Mrs. Gertrude Hill, Cayuta; brothers, Roy and James Hollenbeck, both of Erin; several nieces and nephews. He was a retired employee of the Bert Steel Co. of Rochester; veteran of World War I.

Obituary, Elmira Star Gazette, Jan 25, 1931
Mrs. Mary E. HOLLENBECK, 57, died Monday at 5:20 pm at the family home in Erin. Survived by her husband Charles; four sons, Elzie, address unknown, Hamilton of Elmira, James and Roy at home; daughters, Anna Vollmer, Daisy Hawkins and Gertrude Hollenbeck. Three sisters, Alice Carrington of Horseheads, Debbie Wood of Erin, & Hattie Palmer of Newfield; four brothers Charles, Otis, William, and Frank all of Erin.

(Dec 28, 1999 Star Gazette Obituary)
HOLLENBECK, Roy, Retiree NY State Highway Dept.
Age 96 of Breesport, NY, Sunday, December 26, 1999 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. His family includes his loving wife of 54 years, Belle (Squires) Hollenbeck; daughters Dorothy Harris of Youngstown, OH, Alice Kelsey of Elmira, NY, Frances Riker of Elmira, NY and Roxanna Erskine of Breesport, NY; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grand children and several nieces and nephews. In his early working years, Roy worked for the railroad. Later, during his nearly 50-year tenure with the State, Roy worked for the State Department of Public Works and Highway Department. Early on he was first to work with the road patrol in the county. Toward his retirement in the 60's, Roy was Road Superintendent for the State Highway Department out of Horseheads. He was a member of the Breesport Southern Light Lodge #725 F.& A,M. Roy was also an avid hunter and gardener who also enjoyed fishing and trapping. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY on Tuesday from 4-7:00 PM. His funeral service will take place there on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. The Rev. Donald Roe will officiate. Internment, Scotchtown Cemetery, Erin.

LENTZ Alice E. (VanGorder) Retiree Rudicks Dry Cleaners Age 92 of 3298 South Main St, Horseheads on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 in the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Alice was predeceased by her husband Fritz in 1969, her sisters Olive Hill and Inez Wise and brother Albert VanGorder. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including her niece and namesake, Alice Hill (Dean) Montgomery of Cape Carteret, NC; several great nieces and nephews, including Tammy (Greg) Harvey of Horseheads; great-great nieces and nephews, including Kimberly and Kyle Harvey; and many close and caring friends and neighbors. Mrs. Lentz was a retiree of Rudicks Dry Cleaners in Elmira and a very avid Bingo player. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main St., Horseheads Today February 16, 2001 from 7-8:00 P.M. Her funeral service will take place there On Sat. February 17, 2001 at 10:00 A.M. The Rev. Larry Parker will officiating. Interment in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.

Star Gazette, 9 Feb 1941
SCHNEIDER, George
About 80, died at 5 pm Friday, Feb. 7, 1941, at the home of his nephew, Harry W. Wise, 407 Schuyler Ave. He leaves three other nephews, Henry G. and Arthur Wise and George H. Wolfe of Elmira; three nieces, Mrs. Malcom Conboy of Pasadena, CA, Mrs. Dewey Stafford of Elmira and Mrs. Helen Goodsight of Washington, DC. He was a member of the German Evangelical Church. The body is in the Wilson Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Monday at 2 pm. The Rev. Paul P. Frohne will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Star Gazette, Feb 1989
SMITH, Clarence William
Age 68, of RD1, Wellsboro, PA, Friday, Feb. 3, 1989, at his home. Born May 12, 1920 in Middlebury Center, PA. The son of Walter and Lena  Hakes Smith. He was a retired carpenter and formerly worked for Banik Homes, RD3, Wellsboro. Survived by wife, Anna Hughes Smith; daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Nancy) Starkweather, RD2, Middlebury Center, PA; 6 sons, Richard and Ricky, both of RD1 Wellsboro, Walter, RD2, Middlebury Center, PA, Eugene, Covington, PA, Thomas, RD 2, Mansfield, PA, Bernard, RD2, Wellsboro, PA; daughter in law, Mrs. Mildred Smith, RD1, Wellsboro; 2 brothers, Frederick RD4, Wellsboro, William, Tyler Port, PA; sister Mrs. Raymond (Gertrude) Ellison, RD 1 Wellsboro; 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Bernice Dwaileebee, Wellsville, NY, Mrs. Beatrice Huff, Painted Post, NY; 20 grand children, 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by 2 sons, Ronald C. in 1975 and Robert L. in 1941. Friends may call Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, PA, Saturday, 7 to 9 pm and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Services will be held there Monday, 1:30 pm. Rev. William b. Hurlbert officiating. Burial, Niles Valley Cemetery.

Star Gazette, 26 Feb 1911
MRS. MAGDALENA SNYDER
Mrs. Magdalena Snyder, widow of Frederick Snyder, died at the family home No. 850 East Church St., on Wed. morning at 7:30 o’clock, aged 79. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William Wise and Mrs. John Wolfe, and a son George Snyder, of this city; also a half-brother in Germany. The deceased was a member of the German Evangelical church and the Aid Society of that church. A prayer service was held at the home Saturday at 1:30 pm and the Funeral Services in the church at 2:30 pm. Burial was in Woodlawn. The Rev. Veiweg officiated.

Star Gazette, Sept 1993
SIMMONS, Reuben G.
Age 83 of Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA and formerly lived at the Wellsboro Shared Home, Tuesday, August 31, 1993 at the ER of the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was a retired employee of the Corning Glass Works former Wellsboro Division where he had worked for 30 years. He was born August 29, 1910 in Stony Fork, PA, the son of the late Eli and Susie Hannah Bolton Simmons. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, PA. Survived by several nieces and nephews, close friends Jim & Darlene Baker, Wellsboro, PA. Preceded by a sister Carrie Gleason, 1991 and several other brother and sisters in previous years. Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, PA, Thursday, Sept 2, 1993 from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Friday at 11 am. Burial at Wellsboro Cemetery.

Star Gazette Aug 17, 1953, Obituary page 8
Bert H. VAN GORDER, 77 of Lower Maple Ave., Elmira RD 2. Saturday night, Aug. 15, 1953. Mr. Van Gorder was a deacon and a trustee of the Big Flats Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lora Van Gorder: daughters, Mrs. Arthur Wise of Horseheads, Mrs. Ben Hill of Elmira, Mrs. Fred Lentz of Horseheads; son, Frank Albert Van Gorder of Boston, Mass; sisters, Mrs. Frank Burris of Owego, Mrs. Sadie Hallet of Hornell; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. The body is at the Philip F. Wolf Funeral Home, 1880 Davis St., and late this afternoon will be removed to the home of daughter, Mrs. Lentz of 1147 S. Main St., Horseheads, where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 PM. The Rev. Frederick L. Turner. Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.

Star Gazette, Feb, 1938
Mrs. Anna VOLLMER of 109 High St. died at 2:45 pm, Monday Feb 14, 1938. She was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Hollenbeck of Erin. She was a member of the German Evangelical Church. Survivors are her husband, Gustav Vollmer; son George; daughters, Miss Helen Vollmer and Mrs. Louise Wise all of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Charles Hawkins of Elmira and Miss Gertrude Hollenbeck of Erin; brothers, Hamilton Hollenbeck of Horseheads, James and Roy Hollenbeck of Erin and Elsie Hollenbeck of Rochester, and two grandchildren, William and Marjorie Wise of Elmira. The body is in the Harrington funeral home and will be removed to the family home late Tuesday evening. Funeral Thursday, 2:30 pm. Rev. R. Vieweg. Schotchtown Cemetery, Town of Erin.

Star Gazette, Dec. 1995
WALKER, Beatrice. Age 79 of Arbovale, WV, formerly of Wellsboro, PA area, died Wednesday, December 13, 1995 at the Pocahontas Continuous Care Center in Marlinton, WV after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Guyon W. Walker. She was born July 17, 1916 in Niles Valley, PA and was the daughter of the late Henry and Ella Hakes Gleason. Beatrice was a homemaker and was associated with the Free Baptist Church. Survivors are: daughters, Velma Waddell of Arbovale, WV, Roseanell Hielscher of Kingsman, AZ, Mary Walker of PA; sons, William Holley of Wahneta, FL, Clarence Holley and George Holley of PA; sisters, Grace Drielbelbies of Middlebury Center, PA, Mary Mosher of Pine City, NY; brother, Foster Gleason of Wellsboro, PA. She is also survived by several other relatives. Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Inc., 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA on Monday, December 18, 1995 from 9 to 10 AM. There will be a Grave Side Service held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the Niles Valley Cemetery in Middlebury Township, PA with the Rev. Jack Hartman officiating.

Star Gazette, November 15, 1931
Mrs. Anna WIESE died Friday at the home of her son, Harry Wiese, 407 Schuyler Avenue. She leaves four sons, Harry, Henry and Arthur of Elmira, Fred of California; also one daughter, Mrs. M. Conboy of California; and a brother, George Snyder of Elmira. The remains repose at 401 Schulyer Avenue where the funeral will be held Monday at 2 pm. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Star Gazette, Oct. 14, 1963 Obituary
WISE, Arthur C., Age 76 of 3126 Camden Ave., Horseheads, Sunday, Oct 13, 1963. He was a retired farmer and carpenter. Survived by wife Mrs. Inez Van Gorder Wise; daughters, Mrs. Thelma Nissen and Mrs. Marion Halstead, both of Elmira RD 2, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Horseheads; sons, William, Floyd, Melvin, Robert and Arthur Jr., all of Horseheads, Donald of Brockport; sister, Mrs. Emma Conboy of Almont, Calif; 27 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren. Body at Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads. Calling hours; today 7 to 9 PM, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral there Wed. at 2 PM, the Rev. Clyde Truax, Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.

Star Gazette, Feb. 1931
BEVERLY A. WISE
Beverly Ann, 8 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wise of the Town of Elmira, died Saturday a.m. at 4 o’clock in the family home after a brief illness. The child is survived by the parents, three sisters, four brothers, the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Van Gorder of Big Flats and Mrs. William Wise of Elmira. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 pm in the Gustin funeral home, Horseheads. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in the Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.

Star Gazette, Oct. 15, 1976, Pg. 19
WISE, Donald Sr.
Age 57 of R.D. No. 3, Dansville, formerly of Horseheads, Thursday, October 14, 1976. Friends may call at the Chamberlin Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville, Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 am. Burial in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats. Survived by wife, Margaret Blim Wise; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Beehler of Brockport, Mrs. Shirley Davis of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two sons, Donald Jr. of Nakomis, FL and Randy, at home; mother, Mrs. Inez Wise, Horseheads; five brothers, William, Floyd, Robert, and Arthur Jr. all of Horseheads, Melvin of Nunda; three sisters, Mrs. Thelma Nissen, Horseheads, Mrs. Marian Holstead of Elmira, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Marion; nine grandchildren.

Star Gazette, Jan 1993
WISE, Floyd E. (Bud)
Age 75 of 4661 Ithaca Rd., Horseheads, NY, Friday, Jan. 1, 1993 at the Arnot Odgen Medical Center. Family includes his wife of 40 years, Mrs. Marian (Erle) Wise, sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Mary Fisher of Endicott, Floyd and Peg Wise of Collins, NY; daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Robert Coats of Horseheads, Carol and Walter Stein of Big Flats; Jean and Wayne Coats of Horseheads; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Thelma Holt of Zephryhills, FL, Mary and Arthur Halstead, and Laura Carpenter all of Elmira; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Joy Wise of Lutz, FL, Arthur Jr. and Janet Wise of Horseheads; aunt, Mrs. Alice Lentz of Horseheads; several nieces and nephews and cousins. Mr. Wise was born in Elmira, April 15, 1917, son of the late, Arthur and Inez (VanGorder) Wise, Sr. He was also preceased by brothers, William, Donald and Melvin. For many years Floyd was a self employed carpenter, he later worked for Dalrymple Contracting and retired from Streeter Assciates. he was a member of the Carpenters Local No. 532 and Horseheads Moose Lodge No. 7532. Floyd was also an avid gardener and fisherman. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held there on Monday at 2 pm. The Rev. Claudine Crooks will officiate. Committal Service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Star Gazette, Sept 10, 1953, page 37
Henry G. WISE, 68, of 406 Schuyler Ave. Wednesday, Sept 9, 1953. Mr. Wise was a member of the German Evangelical and Reformed Church. Survived by wife, Mrs. Mary Wise; daughter, Mrs. Boardman Baker of Pine City RD; sons Henry C. and Wilkes A. Wise, both of Elmira; three grandchildren; brother, Arthur Wise of Horseheads; sister, Mrs. Malcolm Conboy of El Monte, Calif. The body is at the Holly-Keck Funeral Home, and this afternoon at 4 will be removed to the family home where friends are invited to call and where funeral will be held Saturday at 2 PM. The Rev. Hilmer Grunwald. Woodlawn Cemetery.

Star Gazette, March 1983
WISE, Mrs. Inez M.
Age 88 of 207 Third St., Horseheads, NY, Monday Feb. 28, 1983 at Arnot Ogden Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, NY, Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral and Committal Services will be held there Friday at 11 am. The Rev. Kurt R. Traugott officiating. Interment Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Thelma Holt of Zephyrhills, FL, Mrs. Marion Halstead of Elmira, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Clearwater, FL, Sons; Floyd of Horseheads, Melvin of Nunda, NY, Robert of Land O Lakes, FL, Arthur Jr. and William of Horseheads, 28 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Daughter in law Mrs. Margaret Wise of Mt. Morris, NY, Sisters; Mrs. Olive Hill and Mrs. Alice Lentz both of Horseheads. Several nieces and nephews.

Star Gazette, March 1985
WISE, Mrs. Louise (Vollmer)
Age 67, of 3074 Grand Central Ave, Horseheads, Friday, March 15, 1985 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads, Sunday from 3 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm and Monday from 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Services will be held there Tuesday at 11 am. The Rev. R. Curt Traugoot will officiate, Internment, Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William G. Wise, Sr.; daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Samuel Stevens of Lowman, Joanne and Foster Gleason of Elmira Heights; sons and daughter-in-law, William G. Wise, Jr. of Horseheads and Richard and Betty Wise of Elmira Heights; 17 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; brother George Vollmer of Elmira, NY and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Wise was an avid Bingo enthusiast.

Star Gazette, July 1969
WISE, Mrs. Mary
Age 82, of Combs Hill Road, Pine City, RD 1, formerly of 406 Schuyler Avenue, Friday July 18, 1969. Friends may call at Holly-Keck Funeral Home, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, Funeral there Monday, 11 am, the Rev. Lynn F. B. Tschudy, burial Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Boardman (Verne) Baker, Pine City RD 1, son, Henry C. Wise of Elmira; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren; two sisters, residing in England. She was a member of United Church of Christ.

Star Gazette, Sept 1967
WISE, Wilkes A. (Bud)
Age 53, of 406 Schuyler Ave., Wed., Sept. 20, 1967. Friends may call at Holly-Keck Funeral Home, Thursday 7 to 9, and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Private funeral there Saturday at 9 a.m. Rev. Lyn Tschudy. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by; Mother, Mrs. Mary Wise; sister, Mrs. Boardman (Verne) Baker, of Pine City RD 1; brother, Henry C. Wise of Elmira; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, a veteran of WW II, and co-owner of the Elm-Co Dairy.

Star Gazette, May 24, 1925
William WISE, of 220 Bancroft Road, died at the family home Friday night at 9 o'clock, aged seventy-three years. He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Lena Graves, of Elmira, and Mrs. Emma Convey of San Francisco, CA; four sons Fred, of San Francisco, and Harry, Arthur and Henry, all of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Libby Eckelman and Mrs. William Krause, both of Elmira; and eleven grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday at 2:30 pm at the family home. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.

Star Gazette, April 1990
WISE, William G. Sr.
Age 76 of 3074 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, Wed., April 25, 1990, at the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife, Mrs. Louise Vollmer Wise on March 15, 1985 and is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie & Samuel Stevens of Lowman, Joanne & Foster Gleason of Elmira Heights; sons and daughter-in-law, William G. Wise, Jr., of Horeheads, Richard & Betty Wise of Elmira Heights; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Mrs. Thelma Holt of Zephyr Hills, FL, Mary & Arthur Hallstead of Chemung, Mrs. Laura Carpenter of Elmira; brothers and sisters-in-law, Floyd & Marian Wise of Horseheads, Robert & Joy Wise of Lakeland, FL, Arthur & Janet Wise of Horseheads, Mrs. Ruth Wise of Nunda, NY, Mrs. Margaret Battaglia of Mt. Morris, Mrs. Lena Vollmer of Elmira; several nieces and nephews. He was born in Elmira, Dec. 28, 1913, son of Arthur & Inez (VanGorder) Wise, and was also predeceased by brothers, Donald & Melvin and grandson, John Stevens. Mr. Wise retired in 1976, after a life-long career as a builder and contractor. He was also an avid gardener and outdoor enthusiast. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, Saturday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. His Funeral Service will be held there on Sunday at 2 pm. The Rev. R. Kurt Traugott, will officiate. Interment, Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats.

Star Gazette, 28 Oct 1928
JOHN WOLFE, SR.
John Wolfe, Sr., aged 68 years, of 327 Norton Street, died Tuesday at 6:30 am after a week’s illness. He was born in Germany and resided in this country 48 years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Julia Goodsight of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Dewey Stafford of this city; two sons, John Jr. and Georgre of this city; a niece, Mrs. Stanley Wisneski of this city and four grandchildren.

Star Gazette, 21 Dec 1930
JOHN WOLFE, JR.
John Wolfe, Jr., 36 of 327 Norton Street died Tuesday morning at 7:30 o’clock after an illness of one year’s duration. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Julius Goodsight of Washington, DC; Mrs. Dewey Stafford of Elmira; a brother, George of Elmira.

Star Gazette 17 Jul 1927
MRS. JOHN WOLFE
Mrs. Emma Wolfe, 57, died at the family home, 327 Norton Street Monday. She is survived by her husband, John A. Wolfe; tow sons, John Jr., at home, and George of Elmira; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Goodsight of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Dewey Stafford of Elmira; one brother, George Snyder of Elmira; one sister, Mrs. Anna Wise of Elmira.


From Nichole Roberts

Joyce, here's some more obituaries, thanks to Tom Rodbaugh, your volunteer.

Walter Bennett of the Christian Hollow Rd., Elmira RD. Thursday, Feb. 12, 1953. Survived by sons, Paul, David, and Joseph Bennett; daughter, Miss Sheron Bennett; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Bennett, all of the Christian Hollow Rd. The body is at the Davis Funeral Home, and Monday at 1 p.m. will be removed to the Elim Missionary Church, Elmira Heights, for funeral at 2 p.m. The Rev. Ward H Lusk. Riverside Cemetery, Lowman. Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, Feb. 13, 1953, pg 8

Smith, Raymond L.
Age 50, at Wyncoop Rd., RD 1. Erin, N.Y., Friday, August 8, 1969. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday 11 a.m. Burial in Woodlawn National Cemetery. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lula Smith; sons, Roger, Erin, Raymond L., Breesport, Richard, Hollywood, Fla., Jack, Jerry, Gary and Steve all at home; daughter, Linda, Kathy, Debbie, Sharon, and Patty, at home; step-brothers, Clarence Bennett and George Bennett, Elmira, Leroy Bennett, Lisbon; step-sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Mertie) Ettenberger, Breesport, Mrs. Myrtle Bennett, Newark, N.Y.; four grandchildren. He was a retired employe of Woodlawn National Cemetery.
Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, Aug. 9, 1969, pg. 12

Burt Bennett, 75, of Robert Hollow Road, Lowman RD 1, Friday, Nov. 16, 1962. He was a retired farmer. Survived by wife, Mrs. Ethel Bennett; daughters, Mrs. Ethel Wendling of Lowman RD 1, Mrs. Bertha Vinson of Niagara Falls, Mrs. Nettie Ellis of Elmira; sons, Adelbert of Lowman, Willis of Elmira, Charles of Lowman; brothers, Charles Bennett of Waverly RD 1, Herman Bennett of Lowman; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Body at Kalec Funeral Home. Calling hours: today 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Monday at 2 p.m., the Rev. I. Leslie Conley Riverside Cemetery, Town of Chemung. Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotamail.com from Star-Gazette, Nov. 17, 1962, pg. 13

Bennett, Herman
Age 71 of RD 1 Roberts Hollow Rd., Lowman, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 14, 1974. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Monday 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. the Rev. William Doane. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Chemung, N.Y. Survived by wife, Gertrude; daughters, Miss Lillian Bennett, at home, Mrs. Harold (Grace) Milks of RD 1 Lowman; sons, Chester Bennett, Herman Bennett, Jr. and Gerald Bennett all of RD 1 Lowman; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother Charles Bennett of Waverly RD 1. He was a retired farmer.
Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, Sept. 16, 1974, pg 17

Bennett, Mrs. Ethel Mae
Age 88 of Lowman, NY, Saturday, March 17, 1984. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral services Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the North Chemung United Methodist Church, Rev. David Ewen officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Lowman. Survived by daughters, Bertha Vinson of Niagara Falls, NY, Ethel Wendling of Lowman; sons, Adelbert Bennett and Willis Bennett both of Lowman, Charles Bennett of Elmira; granddaughter, Irene Spencer and 21 other grandchildren; great-granddaughter, Tina Spencer and 60 other great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Gertrude Bennett of Lowman; several nieces and nephews. Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, March 19, 1984.

Bennett, Mr. Charles H.
Age 72, of 515 Fulton St., formerly of 803 E. Market St., Elmira, NY on Monday, March 18, 1991 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Survived by: son, Edwin Bennett of Elmira, NY; son & daughter-in-law, Albert & Karen Bennett of Elmira; 12 grandchildren; sister, Ethel Wendling of Lowman, NY; sister & brother-in-law, Bertha & Ralph Vinson of Niagara Falls, NY; brother & sister-in-law, Adelbert & Helen Bennett of Lowman, NY; very dear companion, Mary Jenkins of Elmira, NY; numerous nieces & nephews. Charles was a retired employee of Rubin Auto Parts, with 32 years of service. Friends are invited to call the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave. Tuesday 7 to 9 PM, with Funeral & Committal Services there Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Lowman, NY.
Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com From Star-Gazette, March 19, 1991, pg 2B

Bennett, Mrs. Leona M.
Age 89, of RD 1, Dry Brook Rd., box 420, Waverly, NY, Saturday, August 8, 1987. Friends may call at the Don Kalec Funeral Home, Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Wednesday, 11 am, with the Rev. Albert Green, Pastor of Dry Brook Community Church. Survived by daughters and son-in-laws, Beatrice and John Miller of RD 1, Waverly, Nellie and Robert Ash of Paramont, CA; grandchildren, Pat Hand, Diane Casselbury, John Miller, all of Waverly, Phyllis Wamsley of Barton, NY; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Merrett and Lucy Van-Valkner of Sayre, PA; sisters-in-law, Florence Springstead of Breesport, and Gertrude Bennett of Lowman; several nieces, nephews, cousins. She was predeceased by a son, Joseph Bennett, in 1947 and husband, Charles Bennett, in 1978. Mrs. Bennett and her husband, Charles, were co-owners of many show horses at the Chemung County Fairgrounds for many years, also, together, they were in the farming business on the Dry Brook Rd., Waverly. she was a member of the Dry Brook Community Church. Donations to the Dry Brook Community Church or the Chemung Ambulance Corp, in her name, would be appreciated.
Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, August 10, 1987, pg 5B

Joseph Thomas Bennett, 29, of Dry Brook Rd., near Chemung. Saturday, Jan. 11, 1947, at Warren, Pa. Survived by wife, Marion; daughter, Phyllis; son, Clifford; sisters, Miss Nellie Bennett of Elmira, Miss Bertha Bennett, at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bennett of Dry Brook Rd. The body is at Davis Funeral Home and Monday afternoon will be taken to family home, where funeral will be held Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at Dry Brook Church at 2. Rev. Judson Hunter, Riverside Cemetery, near Chemung.
Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, Jan. 13, 1947, pg 10

Bennett, Gertrude A.
Age 90, of RD 1, Lowman, NY; Monday, October 3, 1994 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. She is survived by her children and their spouses; Grace and Harold Milks, Chester and Ethel Bennett, Herman adn Anna Mae Bennett and Gerald and Constance Bennett, all of Lowman, NY; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman and their daughter Lillian Bennett. Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will be there Wednesday, 11 am. The Reverend Burdette Mason will officiate. Burial Riverside Cemetery. Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com From Star-Gazetter, Oct 4, 1994, pg 2BGet more from the Web. FREE MSN Explorer download : http://explorer.msn.com
 
 

Joyce, here's some more obituaries, thanks to Tom Rodbaugh, your volunteer.

Walter Bennett of the Christian Hollow Rd., Elmira RD. Thursday, Feb. 12, 1953. Survived by sons, Paul, David, and Joseph Bennett; daughter, Miss Sheron Bennett; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Bennett, all of the Christian Hollow Rd. The body is at the Davis Funeral Home, and Monday at 1 p.m. will be removed to the Elim Missionary Church, Elmira Heights, for funeral at 2 p.m. The Rev. Ward H Lusk. Riverside Cemetery, Lowman.     Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com  from Star-Gazette, Feb. 13, 1953, pg 8

Smith, Raymond L.
  Age 50, at Wyncoop Rd., RD 1. Erin, N.Y., Friday, August 8, 1969. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday 11 a.m. Burial in Woodlawn National Cemetery. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lula Smith; sons, Roger, Erin, Raymond L., Breesport, Richard, Hollywood, Fla., Jack, Jerry, Gary and Steve all at home; daughter, Linda, Kathy, Debbie, Sharon, and Patty, at home; step-brothers, Clarence Bennett and George Bennett, Elmira, Leroy Bennett, Lisbon; step-sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Mertie) Ettenberger, Breesport, Mrs. Myrtle Bennett, Newark, N.Y.; four grandchildren. He was a retired employe of Woodlawn National Cemetery.
Nicole Roberts  bcb143@hotmail.com  from Star-Gazette, Aug. 9, 1969, pg. 12

Burt Bennett, 75, of Robert Hollow Road, Lowman RD 1, Friday, Nov. 16, 1962. He was a retired farmer. Survived by wife, Mrs. Ethel Bennett; daughters, Mrs. Ethel Wendling of Lowman RD 1, Mrs. Bertha Vinson of Niagara Falls, Mrs. Nettie Ellis of Elmira; sons, Adelbert of Lowman, Willis of Elmira, Charles of Lowman; brothers, Charles Bennett of Waverly RD 1, Herman Bennett of Lowman; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Body at Kalec Funeral Home. Calling hours: today 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Monday at 2 p.m., the Rev. I. Leslie Conley Riverside Cemetery, Town of Chemung.      Nicole Roberts  bcb143@hotamail.com     from Star-Gazette, Nov. 17, 1962, pg. 13

Bennett, Herman
  Age 71 of RD 1 Roberts Hollow Rd., Lowman, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 14, 1974. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Monday 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11 a.m. the Rev. William Doane.  Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Chemung, N.Y. Survived by wife, Gertrude; daughters, Miss Lillian Bennett, at home, Mrs. Harold (Grace) Milks of RD 1 Lowman; sons, Chester Bennett, Herman Bennett, Jr. and Gerald Bennett all of RD 1 Lowman; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother Charles Bennett of Waverly RD 1. He was a retired farmer.
         Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com  from Star-Gazette, Sept. 16, 1974, pg 17

Bennett, Mrs. Ethel Mae
  Age 88 of Lowman, NY, Saturday, March 17, 1984. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral services Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the North Chemung United Methodist Church, Rev. David Ewen officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Lowman. Survived by daughters, Bertha Vinson of Niagara Falls, NY, Ethel Wendling of Lowman; sons, Adelbert Bennett and Willis Bennett both of Lowman, Charles Bennett of Elmira; granddaughter, Irene Spencer and 21 other grandchildren; great-granddaughter, Tina Spencer and 60 other great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Gertrude Bennett of Lowman; several nieces and nephews.     Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, March 19, 1984.

Bennett, Mr. Charles H.
  Age 72, of 515 Fulton St., formerly of 803 E. Market St., Elmira, NY on Monday, March 18, 1991 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Survived by: son, Edwin Bennett of Elmira, NY; son & daughter-in-law, Albert & Karen Bennett of Elmira; 12 grandchildren; sister, Ethel Wendling of Lowman, NY; sister & brother-in-law, Bertha & Ralph Vinson of Niagara Falls, NY; brother & sister-in-law, Adelbert & Helen Bennett of Lowman, NY; very dear companion, Mary Jenkins of Elmira, NY; numerous nieces & nephews. Charles was a retired employee of Rubin Auto Parts, with 32 years of service. Friends are invited to call the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave. Tuesday 7 to 9 PM, with Funeral & Committal Services there Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Lowman, NY.
         Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com  From Star-Gazette, March 19, 1991, pg 2B

Bennett, Mrs. Leona M.
  Age 89, of RD 1, Dry Brook Rd., box 420, Waverly, NY, Saturday, August 8, 1987. Friends may call at the Don Kalec Funeral Home, Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Wednesday, 11 am, with the Rev. Albert Green, Pastor of Dry Brook Community Church. Survived by daughters and son-in-laws, Beatrice and John Miller of RD 1, Waverly, Nellie and Robert Ash of Paramont, CA; grandchildren, Pat Hand, Diane Casselbury, John Miller, all of Waverly, Phyllis Wamsley of Barton, NY; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Merrett and Lucy Van-Valkner of Sayre, PA; sisters-in-law, Florence Springstead of Breesport, and Gertrude Bennett of Lowman; several nieces, nephews, cousins. She was predeceased by a son, Joseph Bennett, in 1947 and husband, Charles Bennett, in 1978. Mrs. Bennett and her husband, Charles, were co-owners of many show horses at the Chemung County Fairgrounds for many years, also, together, they were in the farming business on the Dry Brook Rd., Waverly. she was a member of the Dry Brook Community Church. Donations to the Dry Brook Community Church or the Chemung Ambulance Corp, in her name, would be appreciated.
        Nicole Roberts  bcb143@hotmail.com  from Star-Gazette, August 10, 1987, pg 5B

Joseph Thomas Bennett, 29, of Dry Brook Rd., near Chemung. Saturday, Jan. 11, 1947, at Warren, Pa. Survived by wife, Marion; daughter, Phyllis; son, Clifford; sisters, Miss Nellie Bennett of Elmira, Miss Bertha Bennett, at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bennett of Dry Brook Rd. The body is at Davis Funeral Home and Monday afternoon will be taken to family home, where funeral will be held Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at Dry Brook Church at 2. Rev. Judson Hunter, Riverside Cemetery, near Chemung.
       Nicole Roberts  bcb143@hotmail.com from Star-Gazette, Jan. 13, 1947, pg 10

Bennett, Gertrude A.
 Age 90, of RD 1, Lowman, NY; Monday, October 3, 1994 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. She is survived by her children and their spouses; Grace and Harold Milks, Chester and Ethel Bennett, Herman adn Anna Mae Bennett and Gerald and Constance Bennett, all of Lowman, NY; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman and their daughter Lillian Bennett. Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will be there Wednesday, 11 am. The Reverend Burdette Mason will officiate. Burial Riverside Cemetery.  Nicole Roberts bcb143@hotmail.com From Star-Gazetter, Oct 4, 1994, pg 2B
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Eldrett, Bernice (Bobbie)COON Age 66, of 1109 Fifth Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC, Sunday March 4, 1990, in Hendersonville.   She was born in Granville Summit, PA, the daughter of Lena Smith Coon of Elmira Heights, NY, and the late William J. Coon.   She was a prize-winning artist and taught painting.   She wrote a nature column for the West Schulkyll Herald in Tower City PA.   She also taught children with learning disabilities in the Baltimore County (MD) Public School System. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Edward Eldrett, to whom she was married May 13, 1945 in Elmira Heights, NY; a son, James Eldrett of Baltimore, MD; two daughters, Cynthia Knust of Greensboro,   NC, and Daryl Cook of Seabrook, MD; and AFS daughter, Maria Helena Martins of Vitoria, Brazil; one brother, Larry D. Coon of Venice, FL; four sisters, Louise Swanson of Portland, OR, Geraldine Carey of Horseheads, NY, Phyllis Ryan and Joan Livermore, both of Venice, FL; five grandchildren.   Memorial services will be held, 2:00PM Wednesday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville, NC.   Memorial contributions may be made to the WNC Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, 35 Center St., Candler, NC 28715.   Arrangements by Thos. Shepherd & Son, Funeral Directors.

ELDRETT, Edward W., Jr. Age 82, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at his residence. A private service will be held at a later date. Edward was an adventurous man who loved nature and the out doors. He enjoyed hiking, camping, bird watching, reading maps and scouting. He was a recipient of the Wood Badge which is the highest honor for a Boy Scout leader. He served as a 1st Lt. in the US Army in Italy during WWII and was a mechanical engineer retired from Bethlehem Steel. He was also involved in various community volunteer efforts. Edward graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in Elmira Heights and Clarkson College in Potsdam, NY. His true love for people and his intelligent, eclectic curiosity led him into an adventurous life ever seeking to know people, to read, and to explore this wonderful life. He was an ordained Deacon and Elder in the Presbyterian Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school. At the time of his death he was a member of Starmount Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, NC. Preceding him in death were his wife, Bernice C. Eldrett, brother H. Carlton (Gyp) Eldrett; great granddaughter, Hannah N. Tyson; and son-in-law Kenard M. Knust. Survivors include daughters, Cynthia Knust, of Greensboro, Daryl Watkins, and husband, Bill, of Montross, VA; son, James Eldrett, of Dundalk, MD; and grandchildren, Kimberly Tyson and husband, John, of Greensboro, Carolyn Williams, and husband, Robert, of Asheville, K. Michael Knust and wife, Jennifer, also of Greensboro, Christopher Eldrett, of Flagstaff, AZ, and Jamie Eldrett of Ann Arbor, MI. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Hospice or to the Appalachian Trail Conference. Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel is assisting the Eldrett family.
Daryl ELDRETT Watkins
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Frank C. Cameron Dies Sunday at Home:  Frank C. Cameron died Sunday at his home in the Lewis Mobile Home Court, Wellsboro, Pa., R.D. 3 following a lengthy illness. He was 65 years old. Mr. Cameron was born in Wellsboro July 9, 1908 the son of the late Leon B. and Mary C. Cameron, He was educated in the Wellsboro schools, attended Mansfield State College and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with majors in music and psychology.  He later received his master’s degree in experimental psychology at Michigan and did graduate work in his chosen field at Columbia University, New York City. Social service work in New York City, Baltimore and Washington was followed by Mr. Cameron’s appointment as an associate professor of experimental psychology at Monmouth College, Monmouth, N.J.  In 1965, ill health forced his retirement from the Monmouth faculty and he returned to Wellsboro where he has made his home since that time.  Mr. Cameron was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army’s Headquarters Company. Philippines Base Section.  He was a member of the American Association of University Professors, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Wellsboro, and of St. Michael and All Angels, Adelphi, Maryland.  Survivors include: one brother, Leon B. Cameron, Big Flats, N.Y., two nieces, Mrs. Fred Oppenheimer, Lancaster, Pa., and Mrs. Jeff Nugent, Santa Monica, California two nephews, Leon B., III, and David R., Big Flats, N.Y. There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions to The Green Free Library, Wellsboro, or to the National Audubon Society, Washington, D.C.

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