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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Ashland Cemetery, Town of Ashland, Chemung County NY
Obituaries

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Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

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Do You Knowthat you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option. 


You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using Clippings partition. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 

Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business. 

All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries. Please send in typed obituaries for people buried in our local cemeteries. If possible include name of newspaper and date. Send typed in your email or in attached Word files. Send to Joyce M. Tice (JoyceTice@aol.com) 

 

Ashland Cemetery Obituaries

 

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 Ashland Cemetery Listing 1977 

 

HALSTEAD - CARR, Mrs CORNELIA H.
died Saturday morning at the family home, in the town of Ridgebury, aged twenty-six years.  She is survived by her husband, Charles Carr; a daughter, Beatrice; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hallstead, of Ridgebury, and a sister, Mrs. William B. Owens, of Wellsburg.  The funeral will be held at the home to-day at 2 pm, the Rev. Cummings of Bentley Creek, to officiate.  Burial in Mountain View Cemetery at Wellsburg.

HALSTEAD, ROBERT B. (Pfc)
Pfc. Robert B. Halstead, son of Cecil C. Halstead of Elmira Rd 2, will be buried with military honors this afternoon at 2:30 in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg. Pfc. Halstead gave his life in action Feb 10, 1945, while serving with Co. 1, 101st Infantry Regiment of the 26th Division. The committal service will be read by the Rev. Frederick Turner of the Wellsburg Methodist Church. Bearers will be Robert Palizay, Russell Gill, Fred Tucker, Harold Flood, Lloyd Moore and Rexford Gates, all former servicemen. Lt. Linden Watkins of Wellsburg and Chief Warrant Officer William Atwater of Romulus, formerly connected with the 26th Division, will have charge of the firing squad composed of Walter Kintz, Lester Wilcox, Eldon Hughes, Dean Lamb, Robert Appleton, Harry Ward, George Baker and Norman Beardslee.  Buglers will be Richard Miller and Mary Ward. Pfc. Halsted's body arrived in Wellsburg Saturday morning, escorted by Sgt. Ralph E. Davis.

HANMER, GEORGE
  78, of 115 Terrace St., Wellsburg, died Monday, November 1, 1976.  Funeral and committal services will be held Thursday 2 pm at Christ Episcopal Church, Wellsburg.  Friends may call at the Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Friends wishing may contribute to the Christ Episcopal Church Building Fund or Chemung County Cancer Society. A Wellsburg resident for 72 years, Mr. Hanmer was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Wellsburg, Chemung Valley Lodge No. 350 F&AM, and the Charles G. Fairman Lodge No. 278, IOOF.  He was a member of the Jewett Family of America, the Chemung County Historical Society and a life member of the Wellsburg Volunteer Fire Department. He was been a resident of Wellsburg for the past 72 years. Survived by daughters, Miss Martha Hanmer of Wellsburg and Mrs. Raymond (Beverly) Parker of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Fred Kintz, Mrs. LaRue Merriam and Mrs. Marion Havens, all of Wellsburg; brother, Harold Hanmer of Collinsville, Okal.; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

HAMMOND FUNERAL.
The general services for the late Gordon Hammond were held at his hate home on the Bentley Creek road at 2 o’clock Monday, the Rev. Charles T. Manning, pastor of the Baptist church officiating.  The interment was at Mountain View cemetery. Handwritten: Sept 15 1913

HAMMOND, GORDON
  Wellsburg, Sept 15, 1913.---(Special)-- Holy Communion will be celebrated in Christ church Sunday morning at 9 o'clock by Archdeacon William Cook of Utica.  At 3 o'clock afternoon there will be evensong and Archdeacon Cook will preach a sermon. The funeral services for the late Gordon Hammond were held at his late home on the Bentley Creek road at 2 o'clock Monday, the Rev. Charles T. Manning, pastor of the Baptist Church officiating.  The interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.

HANKINSON - DECKER, Elizabeth A.
Age 58, of RD 2, Elmira, (Lowman, N.Y) Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1971.  Friends may call at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 3 p.m., the Rev. Welling Storch officiating.  Burial in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg.  Survived by husband, Howard; brother, Percy Hankinson of Lowman, N.Y.; several nieces, nephews, cousins.  She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Women of the Moose, Chapter No. 107, Elmira.

HANKINSON - DECKER, Elizabeth A.
Age 58, of RD 2, Elmira.  Funeral was held Saturday at 3 p.m. from the Page-Jamison Funeral Home, the Rev. Welling Storch officiating.  Pallbearers: Ray Card, Edward Baker, Elmer Stranger, George Bartlett, Charles Westbrook, Frank Fudlaa.  Committal services were held in Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg.

HANKINSON - DECKER, ELIZABETH A.
  Age 58, of RD 2, Elmira, (Lowman, NY) Wednesday, Nov 10, 1971.  Friends may call at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral there Saturday at 3 pm, the Rev. Welling Storch officiating.  Burial in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg.  Survived by husband, Howard; brother, Percy Hankinson of Lowman, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins.  She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Women of the Moose, Chapter No. 107, Elmira. Pallbearers: Ray Card, Edward Baker, Elmer Stranger, George Bartlett, Charles Westbrook, Frank Fudlaa.  Committal services were held in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg.

HANMER - PARKER Beverly J.
Age 78 of Horseheads, NY, formerly of Wellsburg, NY died
on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at home surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was born July 8, 1931 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late George and Martha Dalton Hanmer. She married her husband, Raymond L. Parker Jr., on May 19, 1956 and they would have celebrated their 54th Wedding Anniversary on May 19, 2010. Beverly was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who devoted her life to her family. She was pre-deceased by her son Scott Timothy Parker on April 5, 2004 and her daughter-in-law Christine Parker on August 23, 2007. Beverly had been a bookkeeper at Chemung Canal Trust in Elmira and worked at Hills Department Store in Horseheads, NY and was a volunteer at the Nutrition Center in Wellsburg, NY. She was a life-time communicant of Christ Episcopal Church in Wellsburg, NY and member of The Wellsburg Fire Department Auxiliary and a former member of the Katonal Rebeckah Lodge. Beverly is survived by her loving and devoted husband Raymond L. Parker Jr.; her loving children, Suzanne and Robert Kramer of Horseheads, NY, Raymond L. and Joanne Parker of Lowman, NY, Nancy and Nick Paluszkiewicz of Horseheads, NY, Michael and Sharon Parker of Murfreesboro, TN, Diane and Steve Struble of Horseheads, NY, James Parker of Stormsville, NY, and John Parker of Elmira, NY; beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren: sister, Martha Hanmer of Elmira, NY; several nieces, including special niece Mary Melissa Harris; nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends, including special friends Jim McConnell, Anne Berlin (Grams), Lavere Hunter, Betty Hunter and family. Beverly will be remembered in spirit at the Wedding of her granddaughter, Tara and fiancé Brandon Spirawk. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 West Broad Street, Horseheads, NY on Monday May 3, 2010 from 1-3 And 6-8 p.m. Mrs. Parker's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday May 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. Beverly will be laid to rest next to her beloved son Scott Timothy in Ashland Cemetery in Wellsburg, NY. The family would like to say a special thanks to Suzanne and Rachel from Hospice. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 2, 2010

HANMER - KINTZ, FANNIE L.
  Of 98, of 119 Main St., Wellsburg, Friday, January 7, 1983.  Friends may call Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, Sunday 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm.  Funeral & committal services there immediately following calling hours at 9 pm.  Reverend Janet Watrous of Christ Episcopal Church, Wellsburg officiating.  Interment Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, convenience of the family.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Doris Kintz of Wellsburg; sons, Walter L Kintz of Sayre, PA & Leslie M Kintz of Chenango Bridge, NY; 4 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sisters, Florence Merriam, Marian Havens, both of Wellburg.  Mrs. Kintz was the oldest member of Christ Episcopal Church & a lifelong resident of Wellsburg.

HARBAUGH, GERALD L.
  Age 95, formerly of Wellsburg and most recently of Ormond Beach, FL died Saturday, March 6th at the Bowman's Nursing Home in Ormond Beach, FL.  He was born on August 11, 1897 in Cambra County, PA, the son of Charles and Mattie Harbaugh.  He was married to Mary Murray who predeceased him.  For more than forty years he was employed by the Lackawanna Railroad, and retired as a section Foreman.  He was a Veteran of World War I serving with the US Army.  He also was a member of St. Mary's Church, Elmira, NY.  For many years he served as the Mayor of Wellsburg, and was also a life member of the Wellsburg Fire Dept. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. LaRue (Mary) Allen of Valois, NY; a son and daughter-in-law, Eugene and Mary Jo Harbaugh of Ormond Beach, FL; 2 grandchildren, Mrs. Lester R. (Sharon) Grummons of Oneonta, NY and Ms. Valerie Allen of Charlottesville, VA.  He is also survived by five great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.  A Graveside Service will be held in the Spring in the Wellsburg Cemetery.

HARDING  Grace Fletcher
Grace Harding Fletcher Died Nov. 4, 1977.  She is survived by her daughter, Alice Harris; her son-in-law, Denton P. Harris; her sisters, Ethel H. Turner, Florence Kennedy, Helen King, several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock in Hedge Memorial Chapels, Inc., 770 E . Main St. at Alexander.  In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute to the Gates Ambulance Fund.  Buffalo Rd., 144 Gatewood ave.

 

HARDING Grace Fletcher

Died Friday, November 4, 1977 in Rochester, NY.  Survived by daughter, Alice Harris; son-in-law Denton P. Harris; sisters, Ethel H. Turner, Florence Kennedy, Helen King, several nieces and nephews.  Friends are invited to attend a funeral service Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock in Hedges Memorial Chapel, Inc., 770 E. Main St at Alexander.  Interment service will be held in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. Tuesday at 3 pm.  In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute to the Gates Ambulance Fund, Buffalo Rd., 144 Gatewood Ave.

HARKNESS Cathleen Marie Beloved daughter, sister and aunt Age 29, of Mount Zoar Street Elmira, NY, died unexpectedly at home. She was born November 28, 1975 in Elmira the daughter of Barbara M. (Brown) and David R. Harkness. Her maternal grandparents, Weldon and Ruth Brown; and her paternal grandparents, Clarence and Gladys Harkeness, predeceased her. She is the beloved daughter of David and Barbara; beloved sister of Christine (Joseph) Lemak of Elmira, NY, Kelly Ann Harkness of Washington, DC. She is survived by her nieces, Mary and Martha Lemak; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. "Leenie," as she was affectionately known, was a pure soul. All who spent time with her considered themselves lucky to know her innocence and unconditional friendship. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, August 31, 2005, from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral Services honoring her life will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. The Reverend Paul Bonacci will celebrate Cathleen's services. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family in the Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg, NY. Memorial donations may be directed to the SPCA Animal Shelter, Route #352 Elmira, NY 14901, or to a charity of one's choice.

SCOTT W. HARRIS age 51 was born April 3, 1963 in Elmira, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at his home. He is survived by his loving parents, Edward (Walt) and Sylvia (Sue) Chevalier Harris; beloved children: Nicholas, Brooke and Brianne Harris; grandchildren: Mason VanGalder and Sydney Paoff; sisters: Vicki (Bob) Schornstheimer and Kim Harris; brother: Lon (Annette) Harris; mother of his three children: Kerri Tilton; special companion: Tina Bacon; along with many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Scott was a dedicate employee of both Schweizers and Sikorsky Air Corp. Scott had an amazing sense of humor, was well liked and had many friends. He was very beloved and will be greatly missed. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Monday, September 29, 2014 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. Funeral Services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 6 PM. The Reverend Laurie Greenlaw will celebrate Scott's services. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of his family in the Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/28/2014

HARTFORD Cierra Ann
Age 15, of 405 Columbia St., Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her maternal great-grandparents, Richard and Marie Haflett; and is survived by her parents, Paul and Kimberly (Hartford) Weber; sister, Maddison and Isabelle; maternal grandparents, Reed and Diane Hartford of Elmira; paternal grandparents, Jay and Carol Weber of FL, Marna and Mark Williams of Elmira; paternal great-grandparents, Reed and Janice Hartford of Shunk, PA; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins; and special caregiver, Rhonda Howe of Elmira. Cierra was special to all who met her. In celebration of her life, her family asks that all who attend her services wear bright, festive colors for Cierra. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, June 12th, from 5 to 8 p.m. Her funeral service will be held there on Friday, June 13th, at 11 a.m. Rev. Alex Raducz will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg. In continuing celebrating Cierra's life, a memorial benefit will be held on Saturday, June 21st, at Grove Park, Elmira, from 2 to 7 p.m. Cierra's family wishes to give a special thank you to Dr. Amy White of Southern Tier Pediatrics and Debbie Jaynes of Southern Tier Hospice.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/11/2008.

HARTMAN Donald C.
Don, Of Elmira, NY, died on his 94th birthday spending his last days at home with his loving family, to start his well deserved journey to be with his Lord, and with his family and friends who have gone before him. He was born the first day of summer of 1913, in Letonia, PA, and went along the way in his own style the first day of summer on Thursday, June 21st. He was a remarkable man of many facets with great accomplishment for each of them. First and foremost was his fine character as a kind, caring, generous and loving man, which compelled all who knew him to cherish and adore him as the beautiful human being he was. Don Hartman was known as the Dean Of Musicians far beyond local circles, having entertained with banjo and guitar throughout the region for nearly 65 years, to include performing with the big bands such as Shep Fields and the Glenn Miller Orchestras, among others of celebrity. He owned and operated the Knapp School of Music until the mid-60's, having taught many who became fine musicians. He was no less of an outdoor sportsman, and was legendary in his own time as an extraordinary fisherman, and was an avid bird hunter. He was also an outstanding athlete as a younger man in baseball and boxing, and any game he later was introduced to by his sons. He was in all respects a man's man. Survived by his wife, Lois, at home; sons, Richard (Barbara) of Pine City, Ronald (Viola) of Elmira, and stepson, David Anderson of Elmira; grandchildren, Mark of Pine City, Steven of Sweden, Shon of France, Brigette of Niskayuna, NY, and Jason of Elmira; and loving sister-in-law, Alma Hartman of Elmira; her five children, and great friends, Carl Holly and Donald Groff of Pine City; nine great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Patricia; sister, Evelyn; brothers, Harold and Leroy; step granddaughter, Jessica Anderson; and best friends, Aubrey Turck, Duane Curren and George Starkey. Don was a member of Southside Baptist Church for over 70 years, having served as a Deacon until disabled. Calling hours will be Sunday, June 24th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Olthof Funeral Home Inc., Elmira, followed by the funeral service to be conducted by Pastor David Daniels of Southside Baptist Church. A committal service for those wishing to be present will be held at Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY, Monday, June 25th at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make donations in Don's name may send them to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830, or to the Southside Baptist Church, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904.

HARTMAN
Leroy C. Of Bowlby Rd., Elmira died on Sunday, January 7th, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Leroy was born in Osceola, PA, August 29th, 1919, the son of the late Alvin and Anna Jacobson Hartman. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Lois Hartman of Elmira; nephews, Richard (Barbara) Hartman of Pine City, Ronald (Vi) Hartman of Elmira; sister-in-law, Alma Hartman of Elmira; nieces and nephews, Karen (Bill) Cushman of Dryden, NY, Scott (Sarah) Hartman of CT, Lisa (James) Crupi of Elmira, Todd (Bo) Hartman of Elmira, Sheila (Bob) Cory of Elmira. Leroy is predeceased by his loving sister, Evelyn and brother, Harold Hartman. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904, on Thursday, January 11th, 2007, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral and Committal services will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend James Crupi will officiate. Interment will be at the Ashland Cemetery at a time convenient with the family. Leroy attended the Southside Baptist Church. He worked for Thatcher Glass in Elmira Heights as an electronic engineer for nearly 20 years. He was very active in amateur radio throughout his lifetime. He was a perfectionist in every aspect. At an early age he was interested in electronics, which launched him into radio, and obtaining his license at a very early age. Leroy was instrumental in establishing the areas very first radio station. After his graduation from the Elmira Southside High School, he entered into the United States Army, where he was made in charge of establishing the first radio stations over seas during World War II. Helping with the design, engineering, and application of communication for the United States government during war time, and awarded for such. After his four year stint in communication for the Army, Leroy returned home. Once home he quickly made the move from radio to television, helping to establish the areas very first television station. During the 1972 flood, Leroy was instrumental in keeping the area residences and authorities in communication with his knowledge and abilities of HAM radios. Those wishing may make memorials in Leroy Hartman's name to the Southside Baptist Church, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904. Leroy C. Of Bowlby Rd., Elmira died on Sunday, January 7th, 2007, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Leroy was born in Osceola, PA, August 29th, 1919, the son of the late Alvin and Anna Jacobson Hartman. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Lois Hartman of Elmira; nephews, Richard (Barbara) Hartman of Pine City, Ronald (Vi) Hartman of Elmira; sister-in-law, Alma Hartman of Elmira; nieces and nephews, Karen (Bill) Cushman of Dryden, NY, Scott (Sarah) Hartman of CT, Lisa (James) Crupi of Elmira, Todd (Bo) Hartman of Elmira, Sheila (Bob) Cory of Elmira. Leroy is predeceased by his loving sister, Evelyn and brother, Harold Hartman. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904, on Thursday, January 11th, 2007, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral and Committal services will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend James Crupi will officiate. Interment will be at the Ashland Cemetery at a time convenient with the family. Leroy attended the Southside Baptist Church. He worked for Thatcher Glass in Elmira Heights as an electronic engineer for nearly 20 years. He was very active in amateur radio throughout his lifetime. He was a perfectionist in every aspect. At an early age he was interested in electronics, which launched him into radio, and obtaining his license at a very early age. Leroy was instrumental in establishing the areas very first radio station. After his graduation from the Elmira Southside High School, he entered into the United States Army, where he was made in charge of establishing the first radio stations over seas during World War II. Helping with the design, engineering, and application of communication for the United States government during war time, and awarded for such. After his four year stint in communication for the Army, Leroy returned home. Once home he quickly made the move from radio to television, helping to establish the areas very first television station. During the 1972 flood, Leroy was instrumental in keeping the area residences and authorities in communication with his knowledge and abilities of HAM radios. Those wishing may make memorials in Leroy Hartman's name to the Southside Baptist Church, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904.

HARTMAN - PARSONS
Ursel G. Age 83, formerly of 251 Schuyler Ave., Elmira, NY died on Thursday, February 23, 2006, at Chemung County Nursing Facility. Ursel is survived by her sister, Edythe Denison of Liverpool, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband of 52 years, H. Dean Parsons in 1998; her sister, Lois Finley; and brother, Edward Hartman predeceased her. It was Ursel's wish that there be no calling hours and a private graveside service be held at the convenience of the family in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the Alzheimer's Support Group, P.O. Box 588, Elmira, NY 14902-0588, or the Resident's Fund at Chemung County Nursing Facility, 103 Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901.

HAWLEY -  E. Whitney Hawley Sr.
62, of Wellsburg, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1957. He was an employee of the Remington Rand, Survived by wife, Mrs. Julia Hawley, sons Ernest C. of Syracuse & Edmond W. of Elmira, brother Oscar C. Hawley of Syracuse; six grandchildren. Body at the Page Jamieson Funeral Home. Calling Hours after noon Wednesday. Funeral arrangements incomplete. Star-Gazette

HAWLEY Edmond W. Jr.
Age 74 of Arbor Manor, Horseheads NY, formerly of Wellsburg, NY, died Thursday, December 7, 1995 in Elmira, NY. The family will receive friends at Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, NY Monday 2-4 PM. Private funeral services at convenience of family. Edmond was born May 21, 1921 in Syracuse, NY, the son of Edmond Whitney Hawley Sr. & Julia (Bryan) Hawley. He is survived by a brother & sister-in-law, Ernest & Marica (Edward) Hawley of Syrcause, NY; daughter & son-in-law, Nancy (Hawley) Hotelling & Patrick Hotelling of Elmira; sons & daighters-in-law, Robert L. Hawley Sr. & Carol (Gee) Hawley of Newfield, NY & David A. Hawley & Susan (Kiser) Hawley of Horseheads, NY; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren & several nephews. Mr. Hawley was predeceased by his first wife, Mary (Weese) Hoffman in 1992 & his second wife, Elizabeth (Miller) Hawley in 1993. Edmond worked for American La-France Corp. of Elmira from 1946 until his retirement in 1985.
  

HEATH –ADELINE P. GEE, age 79, of Canton, PA, formerly of Fassett, PA, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Community Hospital, Troy, PA.  Born May 27, 1924 in Sayre, PA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Samuel and Emma J. Matson Heath.  She was predeceased by her husband, Roland T. Gee on January 21, 1996.  Surviving is her son, James (Cathy) Gee of Apalachin, NY; a grandson, Gifford (Glenna) Gee of Newark Valley, NY; four great-grandchildren; sister, Bertha Taylor; brother, Samuel Heath; and numerous nieces and nephews, Adeline’s main interest in life encompassed her home and family, especially her grandson and four great-grandchildren.  It was Adeline’s request that there be no calling hours or funeral service.  Interment will be in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY, at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Roberts Funeral home, Inc., 279 Main St., Wellsburg, NY.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

HEINZELMAN, JACK W.
Age 36 of Mobile Acres Trailer Court RD 2, Wellsburg Sunday June 3, 1973.  Friends may call at the Roberts Funeral Home (formely Page-Jamieson) Wellsburg Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services there Wednesday at 11 a.m.  Rev. Daniel Istvanik officiating.  Burial will be held at convenience of the family.

HERMAN, BENJAMIN
Wellsburg, NY, Jan 20 (SPECIAL), Benjamin Herman, proprietor of the Herman house, died at 2:30 pm to-day, aged sixty-six.  He was an old and respected resident.  The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 o'clock at the house.  Tuesday, January 21, 1890.

HERMAN, STEPHEN D.
December 29, 1901, First Caterer at the Rathbun, Who died Last Week, Friday night, December 29, 1901, there died at his home in the village of Wellsburg, a gentleman, who was very prominent in social circles of this city, during the years from 1840 to 1850.  The name of the deceased is Stephen D. Herman, who had reached the ripe old age of seventh-nine.  He was the first caterer in what is now the Rathbun, when it opened in 1849.  The bar room was then located beneath, where is now the jewelry store of Swarthout & Co.  Mr. Herman moved to Wellsburg in the '60's, and opened the hotel that is still there near the Erie depot.  He had a personal acquaintance with all the prominent men of this section, and was held in the highest esteem by all as he was a gentleman of unquestioned integrity and honor.  All the banquets and social events considered it a privilege to have him as a caterer, as they knew the punch would have a proper flavor, when decocted by him.  He was the youngest of a family of seven, Frederick, Samuel, Benjamin, Moses, Stephen, Sarah and Rebecca, one of whom, Mrs. Rebecca Herman of Wellsburg, survives.  His other sister, Mrs. Susan Pierce, died but two weeks ago in that village.  He had been a great sufferer of some time.  He was a Free and Accepted Mason and had many friends in this vicinity.  Herman G. Halstead, of New York, was named after the deceased.  The funeral will be held at the house this afternoon at 3 o'clock with interment at Wellsburg, PA.

HERRINGTON - HELEN H. ACKERMAN
Helen Ackerman, formerly of Wellsburg, NY, died August 8, 1991 after a long illness. She was born in West Burlington April 28, 1906, the daughter of Lewis and Lettie Perry Herrington. She graduated from Troy High School and Meekers Business Institute in Elmira, NY and worked at the First National Bank in Troy for several years. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Wellsburg, NY. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and Norma Ackerman of Millport, NY; brother, Robert Herrington of Bath, NY; granddaughter, Sherry Ackerman of Largo, FL; sister-in-law, Dorothy Herrington of Troy, PA; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Ackerman, in 1985 and brother Howard Herrington in 1985. Funeral services were held at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg on August 11 with interment to be in Ashland Cemetery.(TGR, Thursday, August 15, 1991)

HETRICK- Mrs. Ida Mae Burnham
Of Elmira, NY - Age 77 of Lower Maple Ave., Elmira, NY, died Monday, March 6, 2000. She was born November 3, 1922, in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late William & Mabel Graffius Hetrick. She was a member of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church, Wellsburg, NY. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Stanley; daughters, Leone Burnham of Elmira, NY & Barbara (Martin) Harding of Gillett, PA; sons, Stanley (Linda) Burnham, David (Carol) Burnham & James Burnham (Fiancee, Vicki VanHouten) all of Elmira, NY; brothers, Richard (Mary) Hetrick & Thomas (Paula) Hetrick both of Elmira Heights, NY & Harry (Madeline) Hetrick of Horseheads, NY; 14 grandchildren & 18 great-grandchildren; also several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Burnham was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Paul, Joseph, & William Hetrick & sisters, Lillian Lockard, Beatrice Thomas, & Samantha Taylor. Friends may call at Roberts Funeral Home Inc. Wellsburg, NY. Friday, March 10, 2000, 4 to 7 PM. Funeral & committal service there immediately following at 7 PM. Pastor Gayle Oldenbush of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church officiating. Interment Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. At the convenience of the family.

HEWITT, B.B.
In the sudden death at his home a short distance east of Wellsburg yesterday, of B.B. Hewitt, one of the oldest residents of Chemung county has passed beyond.  Mr. Hewitt, who was 97 years old, fell and ruptured a blood vessel of the head, ensuing almost instantly. Mr. Hewitt was the son of one of the pioneers who settled in this section years ago, and the entire period of his long and useful life was spent on the farm where he was born. He is survived by his son and five daughters; Libbie and Edith at home; Mrs. Edward Halstead of Chemung; Mrs. Inora Sayre of Wellsburg, and Mrs. J. Mangold of Kane, PA.; and one son, Melvin, with whom he made his home.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

 

HEWITT BERTHA HALSTEAD

73 of the Wellsburg-Willawana Rd., Elmira RD 2, Saturday night, Nov. 7, 1953.  Survived by sons, Cecil, Arthur and Arnold Halstead, all of Elmira RD 2; sister, Mrs. Mabel Goodwin of Ithaca; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg and late this afternoon will be removed to the family home where friends are invited to call and where funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Charles C. Townsend.  Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/9/1953

MISS EDITH HEWITT
Miss Edith Hewitt died at the family home in Chemung Friday afternoon at the age of forty-six years.  She is survived by her mother, four sisters and one brother.  Funeral services will be conducted at the home Sunday and will be private.  The Rev. Harold Loughhead will officiate and interment will be made in Mountain View Cemetery, at Wellsburg.

HILLMAN- Augustus Gillett Hillman
Augustus G. Hillman died at his home in Wellsburg at 10 o’clock this morning at the age of eighty-one years. Death was caused by pneumonia after a brief illness. He was the son of Samuel & Charity Hillman & a descendent in direct line of Moses Van Campen, who gained much fame as a scout during Sullivan’s expeditions against the Indians in this valley. Mr. Hillman was born in the town of Chemung & spent most of his life on a farm near Chemung village. About fourteen years ago he moved to Wellsburg. He was a member of the Wellsburg Baptist Church. There survives three children- William & Etta P. at home, Harry A. of Addison; a brother, E.S. Hillman of Davisburg, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Clark Howard of Waverly.- Augustus died 6 Feb. 1904.

 

HILLMAN, EARL M.
Age 73, of Elmira, NY RD 2, (Wilawana Rd.), Tuesday, November 24, 1970.  Friends may call at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg, NY Thursday evening 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral there Friday at 11:30 am.  Interment Ashland Cemetery.  The Rev. Coley Harison.  Survived by wife, Evelyn; daughter, Mrs. Dorothy M. Donald of Wellsburg; two grandchildren, Mrs. Bruce (Carolyn) Morse of Elmira and Mr. H. Paul Sinderman of Richmond, Virginia; also three great grandchildren.

HILLMAN Mrs. Etta H. West

Age 80 of 123 Terrace St. Wellsburg, Wednesday, August 11, 1965. Body at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, where friends may call Thursday & Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. from the L.J. West family home, 152 Front St. Wellsburg, the Rev. M. Howard St. Cyr. Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg. Survived by husband J. Oliver West; son Louis West of Niagara Falls daughter; Mrs. Marie E. Keller of East Aurora, N.Y.; sister; Mrs. Cynthia Bevens of Delray Beach, Fla; three grandchildren. She was a communicant & guild member of Christ Church, Wellsburg. - Elmira Star-Gazette.

  

HILLMAN, HARRY A. - 72, of Wellsburg. This morning, June 2, 1953. Survived by wife, Mrs. Cora Hillman; sons, Dr. Augustus H. Hillman of Elmira & Robert Hillman of Amagansett, L. I.; daughter Mrs. Ruth Watkins of Wellsburg; sisters Mrs. Cynthia Bevans of Charleston, W. Va. & Mrs. Etta West of Wellsburg; seven grandchildren. The body is at the Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral announcements later.  - Elmira Star-Gazette
 

HILLMAN HENRY - of Wellsburg died Tuesday, Mar. 9, 1937, a 5 p.m., in a local hospital. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Orpha Brian; a son, Stephen Hillman; three grandchildren & a great grandchild, all of Wellsburg, The Body was removed to the Page Funeral Home in Wellsburg. Funeral announcement later.  Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg, N.Y.
 

HILLMAN James E.

73, late of Bentley Creek, Pa., died Friday at 4:30 p.m. He is survived by his widow; two sons, Jesse E. of Wellsburg, William of Millerton Pa.; six daughters, Mrs. Henry Kieffer of Rochester, Mrs. Louis Johnson of Elmira, Mrs. Otto Andrews of Bentley Creek, the Misses Grace Hillman of Gillett Pa., Eva of Millerton, Pa., & Marie of Sayre, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Mattie Allen of Elmira; a brother, Henry of Wellsburg. The Body is in the Holly funeral home, Elmira. Funeral notice later. - James Edward died July 27, 1934    Elmira Star-gazette.
 

HILLMAN, Jesse S. - Age 75 of Michigan Ave., Elmira, N.Y. Thursday January 17, 1974. Friends may call at the Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, Saturday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral & committal services there Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. Welling Storch officiating. Interment Ashland Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Survived by sisters. Mrs. Jennie Anderson of Centerville, Pa. Mrs. Maria Kress of RD 2 Millerton, Pa. Mrs. Nina Kipferl of RD 2 Millerton. Mrs. Grace Cole of RD 1 Millerton, Miss Eva Hillman of Jobs Corners, Pa.: several nieces & nephews. - Elmira Star-Gazette.
 

HILLMAN Sarah, 82 of Wilawana Rd. Elmira RD. 2 Tuesday, March 24, 1959. Survived by son, Earl Hillman of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Rosa Daniels of Elmira RD 2; one granddaughter, two great-granddaughters. Body at Page-Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Calling hours: Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Friday at 2 p.m. the Rev. P.C. Buono.  Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, at convenience of Family. - Elmira Star-Gazette
 

HILLMAN Jeanette

Mrs. Jeanette Marvin died Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. at the family home, 750 East Market street, after an extended illness; aged forty-six years. She was a member of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church & was highly respected. The decedent is survived by her husband, John C. Marvin; a daughter, Mrs. Robert T. Fudge; her father, William H. Hillman of Wellsburg; two sisters, Mrs. George Daniels of Vestal & Miss Sarah Hillman of New York City; a brother, John Hillman of Wellsburg. - Jeanette died April 7, 1920 Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, N.Y. - Elmira Star-Gazette.
 
HILLMAN Orpha H. Bryan
74, of 157 Main St. Wellsburg. Saturday, March 16, 1957. She was a member of Liverpool Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Survived by husband, Charles D. Bryan; daughter, Mrs. Julia M. Hawley of Wellsburg; brother Stephen E. Hillman of Binghamton. Two grandsons & six great-grandchildren. Body at Page Jamieson Funeral Home, Wellsburg, where friends may call today 7 to 9 p.m. & Monday 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral announcement later- Star-Gazette.
 
HILLMAN - Ruth Elizabeth (Hillman) Watkins, Age 79, of Kodiak, AK., Friday, October 3, 1986 in Alaska. Friends may call at Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, NY, Friday evening, 7 to 9 pm. Dr. Donald Forsburg of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church officiating Interment, Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg. Survived by sons David & Wade Watkins, both of Kodiak, AK.; brothers, Dr. Augustus Hillman of Elmira & Robert Hillman of Amagansett, Long Island; grandchildren, Brent, Scott, Lewis, Derek & Jeannie, Marie Watkins; also several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Watkins graduated from Southside High School in 1925 & at one time worked as a Secretary for the Law Firm of Sayles, Evans, Brayton, Palmer & Tifft. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Linden C. Watkins, August 3, 1972. - Elmira Star-Gazette
 

HILLMAN WILLIAM H.

82, an assessor of the Town of Chemung, died Wednesday night, at the family home on the Wellsburg-Wilawana highway. For more than fifty years he had been prominent as a civil engineer. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Wellsburg. Mr. Hillman is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rosa Daniels & Miss Sara Hillman at home; one son John Hillman, of Washington D.C., one sister Mrs. J. Oliver West, of Wellsburg; one brother Harry Hillman of Wellsburg; & several grandchildren. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the family home. The Rev. Mr. Giles will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Wellsburg. - Mr. Hillman died February 2, 1930     Elmira Star-Gazette.
 

HOLTON -  MRS. DORIS MARJORIE (HOLTON) LA SEUR
Age 74, of 145 Vinyl Circle, Horseheads, NY, Monday, April 4, 1988. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave. Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. With funeral there Wednesday, 10:30 am., Rev. Frederick Turner, officiating. Interment, Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg, NY. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Louise and Thomas Munn of West Palm Beach, FL, Margaret Elaine and Thomas Perciballi of Horseheads, NY; son and daughter-in-law James Richard and Sherry la Seur of Palm Springs, FL; grandchildren, Scott and Michael Munn, Todd Perciballi, Heather and Hilary La Seur; great grandson, Nicholas Munn; sister Marguerite Crippen of DeLand, FL; several nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Richard N. La Seur who died June 8, 1986. Mrs. La Seur and her husband operated a truck garden for many years.

 

HOUGH William D. "Bill"
Town of Southport resident - Was born April 6, 1921 in Renovo, PA, the son of the late William and Mabel (Barner) Hough, died
peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2010 at Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY at the age of 89. His beloved son, Larry Hough predeceased him. On May 28, 1975 Bill married Dorothy (Bauer) and they have enjoyed almost 35 wonderful years of life and love together. His survivors include beloved wife, Dorothy; along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and several good neighbors. Bill retired from Hardinge Brothers after 44 years of faithful and dedicated service. He loved his home and caring for his yard. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 1:00 PM. Lay Pastor John P. Knapp will celebrate Bill's services. Interment will follow in Ashland Cemetery Wellsburg, NY. Memorial donations may be directed to Four Paws Rescue Jackson Center Road Millerton, PA 16936 in his memory. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 4, 2010

WILLIAM E. HOWELL, 75, of Chemung, Saturday, Sept. 4, 1948.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Alexander H. Rossiter of Douglaston, N.Y. and Mrs. Peter M. Getman of Skokie, Ill.; sons, Peter B. and William B. Howell, both of Garden City, N.Y.; sister, Mrs. Mollie H. Reese, Bay Shore, N.Y.; eight grandchildren.  Funeral today 2 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Chu8rch, Wellsburg.  The Rev. Levi Lunn of Waverly.  Burial at Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/7/1948

HUGHSON Christopher A.
Committal services for Chris will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 28, 2007, in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. Arrangements by Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/27/2007

HUGHSON, Albert B.
Age 52 of 166 Main St., Wellsburg, NY, February 9, 1983.  Friends may call at the Roberts Funeral Home Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m..  Funeral and Committal Services there Saturday at 11 a.m. Rev. Glenn Stewart of Wellsburg United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, at the convenience of the family.  Friends wishing may contribute to the Wellsburg Volunteer Fire Dept., or the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., Elmira.  Survived by his wife Mary; sons Michael of Horseheads, Mark, Chris and Albert, Jr. all of Wellsburg.  Brothers; Fred Hughson of Cayuta, NY and R. Garth Hughson of  Milan, PA>  Grandchildren; Michael Jr., Nicole and Andrew of Horseheads, Susan and Mary of Wellsburg.  Aunt; Mary LaNoue of Flint MI; Stepfather Earl Tarbox of Ulysses, PA and several nieces and nephews.  Albert was  a veteran of the Korean War, Clarence Oliver American Legion Post 154, he was Captain and Director of the Wellsburg Volunteer Fire Dept., Fireman of the Year 1979, an employee of Upstate Toll & Die Co., Elmira Heights.

HUGHSON
Christopher A. Age 48, of Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, NY, died after losing his battle with Lou Gherrig's Disease. Chris was born December 7, 1958 in Elmira, NY, son of Mary L. Moore Hughson and the late Albert B. Hughson, Sr. He was a graduate of Southside High School in 1977 and from the New York State Correctional Officer Academy. He was retired from Southport Correctional Facility on January 31, 2007 following 19 years of service. His memberships included the Big Pond Lions Club, Big Pond Lake Association, NYS Correctional Officers Union, Life Member, Past Assistant Chief and Commissioner of the Wellsburg Fire Department, former Vice President of the Southport Credit Union and the Glen Regional Corvette Club. Chris had a passion for Corvettes and a deep love of both family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia A. (Hart) Hughson of Pine City, NY; daughter, Jennifer Hughson of Waverly, NY; son, Christopher Hughson of Pine City, NY; his mother, Mary L. Hughson of Wellsburg, NY; brothers, Michael and Doretta Hughson of Horseheads, NY, Mark and Debra Hughson of Elmira, NY, Albert Hughson, Jr. of Wellsburg, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a world of friends. His father, Albert Hughson, Sr. predeceased Chris on February 9, 1983. Family and friends are invited to call Saturday, March 17, 2007, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Funeral and committal services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the funeral home with Pastor R. Paul C. Mattison of the Victory Highway Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will be in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY, in the spring. Memorial contributions are directed to Cynthia A. Hughson 1626 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, NY 14871.
 
 

HUNTER - Mrs. Elsie Hunter West, 82, Wellsburg, widow of Louis J. West. Survived by son, J. Oliver West of Wellsburg; granddaughter, Mrs. Edward Keller of East Aurora; grandson, Pvt. Louis West, with the Army in England; niece Mrs. Walter Varner of Wellsburg. Body is at the Page Funeral Home, & will be taken to the family home Saturday morning for services at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Levi Lunn of Waverly. Mountain View Cemetery, Wellsburg. - Elmira Star-Gazette
 
 

HUSTED, MR. CLARENCE
 Age 76, of Pine City, NY, Monday May 20, 1985, at home.  A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 pm at the North Presbyterian Church, 921 College Ave., the Rev. Dr. Robert Edmunds officiating.  Interment, Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions to the North Presbyterian Church.  Survived by wife of 51 years, Dorothy Mosher Husted; daughter, the Rev. Susan D. Husted of Mayfield, NY; son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Georgianna Husted of Jacksonville, FL; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer Lyn Husted, Robert Brown and Patricia Brown Hill; 3 sisters, Mary Allington of Elmira, Mrs. Elmer (Loretta) Knights of Corning, Mrs. Asa (Elsie May) Reese of Tioga, PA; several nieces, nephews.  Mr. Husted was a member of the North Presbyterian Church, Elmira, and an Elder.  He played the chimes for 25 years before the carillon was installed.  He was retired from employment with F.M. Howell & Co., with more than 45 years of service.


 


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