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.
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BAGLEY - WALTMAN, Florence Mae (Bagley)
Age 74 of Elmira, NY died on April 29, 2009 At Elcor Health Services, Horseheads, NY. She was the daughter of the late Carlye and Edna (Baker) Bagley. Florence is survived by her husband Lynn Waltman, children, Lynnette (Joe) Balch, Lois (Brian) Bockus, Lisa (Rick) Walker, Leah (Travis) Birdsall, 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, sister, Connie ( Jeff) Clay, brother in-law, Reverend Don Keller, also several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Linda Waltman, son Lynn Waltman Jr., and sister Ellen Keller. She was a member of the Elmira Wesleyan Church, member of the Woman's Mission Society, a Sunday School Teacher and a junior church leader. Florence was also a part of the Woman's Home Bureau, a Girl Scout Leader, volunteered with the American Red Cross Blood Bank Drives. She retired from the Chemung County Nursing Facility as a CNY/Activities Aide, She was a Matrin at the Chemung County Jail. and in her spare time she enjoyed crafts. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, on Sunday May 3, 2009 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM . Funeral and Committal Service will be held there on Monday May 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Pastor Gary Mammarello and Pastor Edward Crandall will officiate. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorial's to the Elmira Wesleyan Church, Lynn Waltman Jr., Children's Camp Fund, 1100 South Main St., Elmira, NY 14904. The family would like to thank the Elcor Health Service's Doctors, Nurses and staff and Southern Tier Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. for the love, kindness and care given to Florence during her illness. You are all "Angel's " in our eyes.
ADELBERT BAILEY of Lower Maple Avenue died this morning (2/23/1928). He is survived by his widow, Lucy Peck Bailey, a son, Virgil at home; a brother in Mansfield, Pa. The remains repose in the Wilson Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. C. G. McConnell of Elmira and the Rev. C. L. Tyrrell of Wellsburg to officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/23/1928
BAILEY - Elmira Star-Gazette, Jan.3, 1950: "Carl W. Bailey Sr.
of 923 Lake St., Monday afternoon, Jan.2, 1950. He was a fireman on the
Lackawanna Railroad for a number of years. He was survived by his wife Mrs.
Charlotte Bailey; daughter Mrs. John McCloskey; son Carl W. Bailey Jr.;
step-daughters, the Misses Shirley, Marjorie, Jane, and Eloise Morrell;
step-son Harry Morrell; all of Elmira. The body is at the Charles F. Hughes
& Son Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Thursday at 2 pm. The
Rev. Barnett S.Eby. Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery."
Note: Carl's first wife was Pearl Hollenbeck, mother of son Carl Jr. Nancy Long (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BAILEY Carl W - Elmira Star-Gazette, Jan.3, 1950: "Carl W. Bailey Sr. of 923 Lake St., Monday afternoon, Jan.2, 1950. He was a fireman on the Lackawanna Railroad for a number of years. He was survived by his wife Mrs. Charlotte Bailey; daughter Mrs. John McCloskey; son Carl W. Bailey Jr.; step-daughters, the Misses Shirley, Marjorie, Jane, and Eloise Morrell; step-son Harry Morrell; all of Elmira. The body is at the Charles F. Hughes & Son Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Thursday at 2 pm. The Rev. Barnett S.Eby. Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery." Note: Carl's first wife was Pearl Hollenbeck, mother of son Carl Jr. Nancy Long (email@example.com)
CAROL ANN BAILEY infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merton Bailey of 511 W. Second St., Thursday, Aug. 21, 1958. Survived by parents; sisters, Debora and Patricia; brother, Ronald Bailey, all at home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bailey of Elmira; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Swain of Mansfield RD 3, Pa. Body at Keefe Funeral Home. Burial at convenience of family. Baby land in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/22/1958
BAILEY - BEACH, MRS. EULA BAILEY (SRGP 53212)
Mrs. Eula Bailey Beach of 1105 Davis St. Funeral Thursday 2 p.m. at the family home. Rev. Benajmin Rowe. Woodlawn Cemetery.
BAILEY Fredrick William
age 57 of Covington, PA formerly of Elmira. died
unexpectedly Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Fred is survived by his daughter and son in law: April (Edward "Chip") Bollinger of Stovall, NC; Son: Wayne Bailey of Stovall, NC his parents with whom he resided Luella and Wayne Bailey of Covington; also surviving, his grandchildren Shawna Bailey, Seth, Kyle, Keri, Caitlynn Bollinger; Brothers: Robert (Jane) of Southbury, CT and John (Terry) Bailey of CO; Sister: Elaine (David) Milligan of Blossburg, PA; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by the mother of his children Barbara Bailey whom died
January 24th, 2010. Fred loved to volunteer his time to many places including Hospice, holiday bell ringing. He liked to play guitar and worship with friends. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Monday, December 6th, 2010 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. Funeral and committal services will follow at 11:00AM. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. Those wishing please make memorial donations in Fredricks' name to the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Star-Gazette - December 5, 2010
BAILEY John R.
Owner/Proprietor of Hudson Shoe Co. Elmira and Corning, NY
Age 74 of West Elmira, NY. died on Wednesday, January 3, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. John was born October 8, 1933, the son of Charles R. and Ruth M. Bailey of Elmira. John graduated from Southside High School class of 1952 and attended Bucknell University. He served in the United States Army for 2 years, stationed in Ulm, Germany. John returned home to manage the family business, as President of Hudson Shoe Co. of Elmira, NY. John later founded and was President of Hudson Shoe Co. of Corning, NY, retiring in 1989. In his retirement, he stayed active operating a small business, Bailey Paint and Construction. An avid sportsman all his life, hunting and fishing was the passion of his life. A beloved spot for John was his Keuka Lake home where he summered with his family for over 40 years. His other beloved spot was Sanibel Island, Florida, where for over 30 years he vacationed, enjoying fishing and shelling, and many "special times" with family and "Sanibel friends". John was a lifelong member of Christ United Methodist Church in Elmira, NY where he and his wife, Phyllis were married on March 1st, 1958. John is survived by Phyllis Bailey, his wife of 50 years; and beloved children, Pamela (James) Sullivan of Portsmouth, NH, Dr. Jeffrey (Dawn) Bailey of Mentor, OH, Brenda (Philip) Scinto of Mentor, OH, Bonnisue (Timothy) Angulas of Mont Vernon, NH, and Brett Bailey of Williamsburg, VA; grandchildren, Erin, Caitlin and Sean Sullivan, Ian and Jenna Bailey, Hanna and Sara Scinto, Madison, Grace and Jake Angulas. John is also survived by sister, Beverly Pierce of Whitney Point, NY; and brother, Richard C. Bailey of Columbia, SC; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, on Sunday, January 6th, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the New Beginnings Church (Christ United Methodist Church), 330 Church Street, Elmira, NY, Monday, January 7th, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Joseph Kim will officiate. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice. Published in the Star-Gazette from 1/4/2008 - 1/5/2008.
BAILEY - LIBERATORE
Shirley A. Age 68 of Elmira, NY died peacefully Friday, November 10, 2006, at the Elcor Health Services in Horseheads, NY. Shirley was born in Elmira, daughter of the late Gordon and Margaret (Miller) Bailey. Shirley is survived by her loving husband, Oreste Liberatore, along with her children and grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at 2 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery, with Rev. Eleanor Haber officiating . In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Shirley can be made to the Southern Tier Hospice at 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Shirley's family would like to thank Southern Tier Hospice for the compassionate care Shirley received.
Wallace E. BAILEY (SRGP 66294)
Wellsboro- Wallace E. “Buzz” Bailey, 77, of Elmira Heights, N.Y., a borough native, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He owned and operated Putnam Pontiac-Cadillac Co. here and retired from Wilson Store Equipment Inc., Elmira. He was a member of the Wellsboro Men’s Chorus and the 70 plus Ski Club. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a prisoner of war in Bucharest/Romania. He received the European-African-Middle Eastern campaign ribbon with four bronze stars, the Purple Heart and the air medal. He was a member of American Legion Post 154 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6083 in New York. Born Nov. 2, 1920, he was a son of Edwin C. and Mabel M. Robbins Bailey. Surviving are his wife of 15 years, Linda; a daughter, Judith Jones of Canton, Mich.; a son, James of Wellsboro; four stepchildren, Frank Crone of Elmira, N.Y., Evelyn Five of Tampa, Fla., Lawrence Crone of St. Petersburg, Fla., Dana Crone of Cape Vincent, N.Y.; four grandchildren; a great grandson. He was predeceased by a sister, Olive. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard & Lindgren’s, 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, with the Rev. E. Gene Callihan officiating. Interment, with full military rites, will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
BAILEY William H. Age 75 of Elmira, NY died Sunday afternoon, November 13, 2005 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Friends may call at the HOLLY-KECK & BAKER, INC. FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, November 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. with funeral services after calling hours at 2 p.m., Rev. W. David Ashby officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, with full Military Honors from the E. J. Brewer Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Flowers are welcomed, or those wishing may make memorials to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Bill is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Phyllis (Stevens) Bailey; son and daughter-in-law, David and Joan Bailey; granddaughters, Rachel, Hope and Theresa; brother, Timothy Bailey, all of Elmira; and several nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his brothers, Albert (Ronnie) and Charles Bailey, and was born on August 9, 1930 to the late William E. and Ellamae (Towner) Bailey. Bill was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, where he served with the 1st Marine Division at the Chosen Reservoir, and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of American Legion Post #154 of Elmira Heights, VFW Post 901 of Elmira, a life member of the E. J. Brewer Detachment of the Marine Corps League, and a member and Deacon at the Lake Street Presbyterian Church. Bill was a Letter Carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, retiring after thirty-six years of service, and a member of NALC Branch 21 and NARFE Chapter 1799.
BAIRD, Clifford E. - 304 E. Miller St. Monday, June 11, 1945. Survived by wife, Lena M.; sons, Robert of the Navy, Clifford of Elmira. The body is at the Frank O’Dea Funeral Home, & will be removed to the family home late today where funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Allan M. Laird. Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira New York. Elmira Star-Gazette.
BAKER Bert H.
Age 77, of 254 Stone Quarry Road, Westfield, PA, died surrounded by his family Tuesday, November 20, 2007, at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. He was born May 27, 1930 in Westfield, PA, the son of Clair and Jessie Knight Baker Sr. He retired after working for 30 years for Dresser Manufacturing, Wellsboro, PA. He attended the Westfield First Baptist Church. Bert was a devoted fan of the Buffalo Bills, New York Yankees, and Penn State University. He was also an avid golfer. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Eloise; daughters, Linda (Gary) Bisel, Westfield, PA, Debra (Tom) Hann, Prattsburgh, NY; son, Brian (Terry) Baker, Westfield, PA; grandchildren, Gary Bisel Jr., Nelson, PA, Cheri (Neal) Potter, Harrison Valley, PA, Jennifer Poust and Brian Majesky, Prattsburgh, NY, Tommy Hann, Roswell, GA, Joseph Baker, Mycock, NC, Brent (Shalene) Baker, Mycock, NC, Houston Baker, Westfield, PA; great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Shane Bisel, Nicole and Kristen Potter, Tyler and Cody Poust; brother, Clair (Pearl) Baker Jr., Westfield, PA; brother-in-law, William Van Dusen, Cowanesque, PA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by sisters, Nellie Easton, Jessie Aldrich, Doris McMindes and Mildred Van Dusen; and brother, Harold Baker. Bert requested that there be no prior visitation. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Westfield First Baptist Church. Pastors Lewis Young and Ed Collins, Offc. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Austinburg, PA. The family respectfully declines flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Westfield First Baptist Church and the Sabinsville Ambulance Assn. in Bert's memory. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., 222 West Main Street, Westfield, PA.
CYNDI BAKER fought a courageous 7 ½ year battle with breast cancer. Her battle is over and she is home with her Lord, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Cyndi was the daughter of the late, Bessie & Willis Baker. She was predeceased in death by her parents, her sister, Barbara Baker Presley formerly of Lafayette, TN; a sister-in-law, Barbara Strable Baker formerly of Roseville, PA. She is survived by her nephew, David Presley Jr., Clarksville, TN; brother-in-law, David Presley Sr., Lafayette, TN; brother, Donald (Sharon) Baker, Roseville, PA; sister, Melinda (John) Miller, Towanda, PA; niece and nephew, J. Eric and Maria Miller, Towanda, PA. Cyndi was born on Nov. 15, 1962 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA. She graduated from Troy High School in 1980. Cyndi graduated Magna-Cum-Laude from Elmira College in 1983 with a degree in Business Marketing. She received her Masters Degree in Business Admin. from Rochester Inst. of Tech. in 1996. Cyndi's prestigious business career took her to Frederick, MD, Washington DC, Atlanta, GA; and lastly Rochester, NY which has been her home for the last 23 years. Due to her declining health she retired as Marketing Manager from Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY. The family home in Mosherville is owned by Cyndi. Bradford County was always near and dear to her heart. Cyndi loved working with wood. She was a master carpenter like her dad. She remodeled her home from top to bottom. She made gorgeous furniture. Cyndi also liked clay pigeon shooting, competitive side arm shooting, golf, traveling with family, camping, being with friends and spending time with her dog, "Riley". Cyndi had a wonderful group of friends in Rochester that were her family. They supported, loved and cared for her especially through her cancer journey. Few people are blessed with such devotion. Cyndi was an amazing woman who will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira, NY on Sun. June 22, 2014 between the hours of 1-2 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. with burial at the family's convenience in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/20/2014
BAKER –ELIZABETH R. MCKENZIE of Elmira, NY, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Earl and Florence (Cady) Baker. Elizabeth served our country in the US Navy during WWII at the Gunnery Officer's Ordinance School in Washington, D.C. She is survived by her children, William (Carol) McKenzie, James McKenzie and Marybeth Comstock; grandchildren, Brian (Jennifer) and Robert (Billie Jo) McKenzie, Leslie Zinni, and Alex Comstock; great grandchildren, Lucie, Annie, Jeramie, Jacob, Louis and Josephine; brother, Robert Baker; several nieces and nephews. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Andrew in 1982, son, Robert in 1988 and brothers, Wesley and Vern Baker. It was Elizabeth's wish that no services be held for her. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted with the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Those wishing to make donations in memory of Elizabeth may be made to the SPCA on Rte. 352, Elmira, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/25/2015
Roy M. BAKER, 51, of 712 Broadway died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1938, at 5:30 a.m. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace West Baker; two sons, Boardman M. and Roy Jr. of Elmira; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Baker of Gillett, Pa; two sisters, Mrs. Verne Sawdy of Troy, Pa., Mrs. C. J. Winagle of Fairport, N.Y.; a brother, Ray R. Baker of Gillett, Pa. Funeral at the family home Friday, 2 p.m. Woodlawn Cemetery. Mr. Baker had been a salesman for the Elmira Oil Company a period of 17 years. He was a member of Elmira Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
THOMAS L. BAKER of Castile, N.Y., formerly of Elmira, Saturday, July 30, 1955 at the Buffalo Veterans Hospital. He was a member of Oakland Lodge 379 F&AM of Castile. Survived by wife, Mrs. Anne Shull Baker; step-sons, Charles Braden of Batavia and Grover Braden of Upland, Calif.; three grandchildren. The body will arrive Wednesday morning at the Ballard Funeral Home, Elmira Heights, where friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Herbert Erway. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/1/1955
The funeral of Willis Baker was held at the family home at Wells, Pa., today at 2:30 o’clock. The Rev. Charles Pittman of East Troy, Pa., and the Rev. C. W. Ellison of Wells officiated. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery in Elmira, at 4 o’clock.
BALDWIN –MRS. CORA LYON, formerly of 213 W. 16th St., Elmira Heights, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1961. She was the widow of Albert M. Lyon, member of Oakwood Methodist Church. Survived by sister, Mrs. C. W. Bishop of Elmira; brother, R. E. Baldwin of Tucson, Ariz. Body at Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, Elmira Heights. Calling hours; today 7 to 9 p.m., Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Saturday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Robert A. Delorme. Woodlawn Cemetery. Elmira Star-Gazette 1/12/1961
BALDWIN - Major Elisha G. Baldwin
Last of the Original Captains of 141st New York Volunteers
Major Elisha G. Baldwin, a Brave Officer, Survived all his Brother Captains of the Recruit, but Rests at Last
The funeral of Elisha G. Baldwin will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the late residence, No. 207 Spaulding street. His demise was primarily due to paralysis, the hand of death touching the body at 4:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Elisha Baldwin was born in Rush Run hotel at Ridgebury, Bradford county, Pa., September 8, 1833. He was a son of Lathrupt Baldwin, born in Newtown [Elmira] January 14, 1794, and Sally Griswold Baldwin, born in Chemung, February 17, 1796. The grandfather of Elisha was Isaac Baldwin, Jr. of Norwich, Conn., who was born there in 1776, and came to Chemung valley in its early settlement. The father of Elisha and his family moved to Elmira, or rather returned, for they had once resided here, in 18434, and lived in the old courthouse on Lake street. Later the building became the city hall, and was moved to Market street. It is now occupied by the Alpha club, and owned by the B.P.O.E. At the age of twelve years Elisha left his father's bed and board, and went to work for William Jenkins, down the river road. That was in 1845. During the winter of 1850 he attended the Elmira academy. His brother, Lathrop, and Charles Fairman conducted the Elmira Republican. He went in to his brother's print shop in March, 1850, and remained there five years. Subsequently he was foreman of the Republican. On October 23, 1855, he married Elizabeth Curtis, at Charles Fairman's residence on High street. In 1856 he left the Republican and became foreman on the Advertiser, remaining there until 1862. O his army and subsequent service he recently wrote the following, which was found in his diary: In August, 1862, in company with James McMillan and Robert F. Stewart, we opened a recruiting office on Lake street, and in one week went into barracks with a full company of 100 men and three officers. and we were Company C, 141st New York Volunteers. My brother, Lathrop, was mortally wounded at Peach Tree Creek, July 20, 1864. All the officers except myself and one second lieutenant of my regiment having been killed or wounded in this battle I could remain with my dying brother but a short time, and I never saw him any more. Lathrop was buried in Woodlawn cemetery, and his memory is perpetuated in the naming of the Baldwin post in his honor. During the last days of the war I was on duty in Elmira under General B.F. Tracy. After the war I went into the oil country, where I stayed until 1867, when I returned to Elmira. Then I went again into the Advertiser office, after a short try at the insurance business, and the paper was then published by Seymour Fairman. Luther Caldwell and Colonel James S. Thurston. I was placed in charge of the press, and continued there until 1869, when I received an appointment as assistant assessor of internal revenue. I.S. Copeland, who was by helper as pressman, succeeded me in that position. I remained in the revenue office until 1877, when I was succeeded by Captain E.T. Walker, when I opened an insurance office with Joseph A. Barney, afterwards Baldwin & Dumars, then Baldwin & G. Fred Potter, coming up to the present successor, C.C. Keeton. In 1882 Mr. Baldwin went to Dakota, where he lived until about two years ago, returning to Elmira to pass the remainder. Those of his immediate family who survive are his widow, who is a sister of Mrs. H.W. Magowan; a widowed daughter, Mrs. Warren Hastings Wasson, who was Allie, living with her parents; Mrs. Harry E. Goodrich, who was Josie, of Fargo, N.D.; Mrs. Elmira Knapp, of Elmira, mother of Mrs. Frane Wormley and of Mrs. Clara Smith, as his sole surviving sister. Rev. R. Lew Williams will officiate at the services at the house. Baldwin post No.6, GAR, will carry out its ritual. - Sunday Telegram, July 8, 1906
BALDWIN, Lydia Wheeler – Mrs. Lydia Baldwin Wheeler of Elmira, died April 15m after an extended illness, aged 77 years. She is survived by her husband, Merritt T. Wheeler; five daughters; Mrs. Walter S. Downes and Miss Scarlet D. Wheeler, of Elmira; Miss Laura A. Wheeler, of Mansfield; Miss Frances Wheeler of Brooklyn; and Mrs. R.J. Walters, of Lowman; two sons, Thomas B. of Waverly, and Harold E., of London, Ont. The funeral was held Friday at 11 a.m., Rev. D.W.S. Hooker officiating; burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Wellsboro Agitator, 23 April 1919.
MAHLON B. BALDWIN JR. Age 67, of Balsam Street, Elmira, New York, died at home on Saturday, August 28, 2004. He was born on June 4, 1937 in Elmira, NY. Mahlon was predeceased by his father, Mahlon Baldwin Sr.; and sister, Irene Baldwin. Survivors include his mother, Genevieve Baldwin of Elmira; sons, Mahlon Baldwin III of Elmira Heights and Willard Baldwin of Elmira; daughters, Jenny (Rick) Knapp of Elmira Heights, Penny Baldwin of Wellsburg, Kim Baldwin of Elmira and Kelly (Joe) Morton of Pine City; brother, Lloyd “Dick” Baldwin of Horseheads; sister, Janice (Gary Sr.,) Walker of Elmira; uncle, Ed Baldwin of Elmira; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mahlon retried from the New York State Dept. of Transportation after many years of service. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, August 31st from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. –Elmira Star Gazette.
BALDWIN MEREDITH B. MOORE
Meredith B. Formerly of Grove Street Was born August 22, 1908 in Oxford, NY, the daughter of the late Ralph H. and Luina (Wiggins) Baldwin; she died on Thursday, May 25, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 97. Her loving husband of 55 years, Ralph V. Moore, in 1988; sister, Catherine Moore; and grandson, John B. Moore, predeceased Meredith. She is survived by her beloved sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Ralph B. and Carolyn Moore, John "Jack" and Jeri Moore, all of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Scott and Sharon Moore, Elizabeth and Jef Cox, Susan and Philip Daubner, Margaret and Peter Howland, Molly and Daniel Frankel, Mara Moore, Richard and Linda Kimball, Alexander Brown; along with 14 great-grandchildren; niece, Karen (Norman) Alterman; cousin, Eloise Baldwin. For many years, Meredith was a home economics teacher in the Elmira area, then was employed by Elmira College as a faculty member for several dedicated years and was also a Regional Sales Manager for World Book Encyclopedia. Mrs. Moore has been a sustaining member of The Park Church since March 21, 1940. She volunteered faithfully for the Junior League as well as Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service honoring Meredith's life on Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. in The Park Church, 208 West Gray Street, Elmira, NY 14901. The Reverend Robert F. Lester will celebrate her services. Interment will take place in the Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of her family. The family will provide their own flowers. Memorial Donations may be directed to The Park Church in her memory. Meredith's family will receive friends in Beecher Hall following the Memorial Service. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY.
VINCENT H. BALDWIN, 96, of Elmira, NY died September 10, 1987 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a retired printer with over 50 years of service. Among his survivors are four children; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Almeda Mix of Elmira Heights. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on September 14 with interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. –Elmira Star Gazette.
BALDWIN, VINCENT H., Vincent H. Baldwin, 96, of Elmira, NY died September 10, 1987 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a retired printer with over 50 years of service. Among his survivors are four children; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Almeda Mix of Elmira Heights. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on September 14 with interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (TGR Sept. 17, 1987)
BALL Anna M - QUAIL Anna M.
died on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at her home. She was well known in the area for her many years as a bus driver in the Elmira Heights School District. Anna was born and raised in Lindley. She spent the rest of her adult life in Elmira. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence Quail and her step son, Freddie Quail. Anna is survived by her cousin, Pat (Craig) VanHorn; cousin, Sharon Cuffe; and sister-in-law, BJ Quail. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Monday August 9, 2010 from 11 am – 12 (noon). Graveside services will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.- Elmira Star Gazette, August 5, 2010
Pulford, Mrs. Mildred Ballard- following an illness of but three days from grippe, Mrs. Mildred Ballard Pulford, widow of C Reed Pulford, died in her home on Elmira Street at 3 pm. Tuesday, February 5, 1946. She was born in Troy, the daughter of the late J Willis Ballard and Mrs. Nellie Adams Ballard. She was a graduate of Troy and was employed in the Troy Post Office for a time previous to her marriage to C Reed Pulford, Elmira. She lived in Elmira until Mr. Pulford’s death. She then returned to Troy to make her home. She had been employed at the Martha Lloyd School. Mrs. Pulford was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was much interested in the culture of flowers and gave of them very generously to her friends. The funeral will be held at 2 pm Friday from her late home with committal service in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.
BALLARD Mildred Ballard Pulford
Following an illness of but three days from grippe, Mrs. Mildred Ballard Pulford, widow of C. Reed Pulford, died in her home on Elmira Street at 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 1946. She was born in Troy, the daughter of the late J. Willis Ballard and Mrs. Nellie Adams Ballard. She was a graduate of Troy High School and was employed in the Troy Post Office for a time previous to her marriage to C. Reed Pulford, Elmira. She lived in Elmira until Mr. Pulford’s death. She then returned to Troy to make her home.. Latterly, she had been employed at the Martha Lloyd School. Mrs. Pulford was a member of the First Presbyterian Church here. She was much interested in the culture of flowers and gave of them very generously to her friends. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from her late home with committal service in Woodlawn cemetery, Elmira, at 4 p.m.
Fred BALMER of Pine City. The body is at the ? Funeral Home, 305 S. Main St. where friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert Gray. Woodlawn Cemetery.
BALMER - MARGARET L. BALMER- The funeral of Margaret L. Balmer, the infant daughter Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Balmer of Bulkhead, in the Town of Southport, the child which died of eating poison tablets, Monday afternoon. The funeral will be held at the family home Thursday at 2 p.m., will be private. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
- ORA A. WELCH
Ora A. Welch, 102, of Horseheads, NY, died Wednesday, July 29, 1992 at her home. She was born October 31, 1889 in Gillett, PA to Henry and Emma Winkle Balmer. Mrs. Welch and her late husband, Roy, operated a grocery store in Elmira for over 30 years. She is survived by three daughters; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Ruth Myers; sister-in-law, Anna Balmer, both of Elmira. Funeral services were held at the Barber Funeral Home in Horseheads on August 1 with the Rev. John McLaren officiating and interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (TGR, Thursday, August 6, 1992) See article about Ora in 1990
BANFILL – Mrs. Bertha M. Black, 81, of 469 Franklin St., Elmira, NY, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 1959. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Nellie Hill of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Hazel Beagle of Mansfield; brother, James Banfill of Alpine; 10 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren. Funeral was held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Hagerman Funeral Home, the Rev. Robert L. Homer officiated. Receiving vault at Woodlawn Cemetery. – Mansfield Advertiser – Jan. 1959
BANICKY - LUSK, Anna B. (Grandma)
Age 91 died peacefully Friday, January 22, 2010 into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ in the loving care of the Chemung County Nursing Facility. She was born January 25, 1918, the daughter of the late Alex and Mary (Freach) Banicky of PA. Anna was predeceased by her dear husband Rev. Robert Lusk in 1969; daughter Alice Wheeler in 2000; son Chanley Lusk in 2002; special sister-in-law Jeanne Lusk in 2000; brothers Alex, Stephen and Michael; sisters Irene and Theresa. She is survived by her daughter Linda Probst of Elmira; grandchildren Jeremy Probst and Charity Ahern both of AZ, Lee Doane, Dana Hall and Michael Lusk all of NY, Eric Lusk of PA; 13 great grandchildren; sisters Helen (Elmer) Zaverton of PA and Mary (Cappi) Honderich of OR; brothers John (Lillian) and George (Eileen) Banicky both of PA; brother-in-law Sam Reid of MI; special friends Virginia and Jeff (son) Belmonte of Elmira and Garry Bennett of Southport along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her special cat Flossee. Anna worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, NY for many years and was a nanny and housekeeper in Elmira for several years. The best times of her life were being a Christian woman, wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She was a member of the Love Church and was an avid crocheter of doilies, an avid reader and a 30 year cancer survivor. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, January 27th from 1 to 2pm. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 2 pm. Rev. James Pierce will officiate. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Star Gazette, January 26, 2010
Star Gazette, January 25, 2010
BARBER Donald R.
Age 43, of Elmira, NY, died April 16, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS). He is survived by his mother, Charlotte Ames; three daughters, Tasha, Angie, Kylita; son, Kyle; sisters, Cynthia Barber and Dawn Ames; brothers, Robert, Daniel, and Alfred Ames. Predeceased by father, Alfred Ames; brothers, Alfred and Jesse Cummings. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. with Funeral Service there at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Paul Piraino will officiate. Immediately following, the family will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery for a graveside service. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations in Donald's memory to the ALS Association, Upstate New York Chapter, Attn: Walk to D'Feet ALS®, PO Box 127, Elbridge, NY 13060. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/20/2008.
BARCHET George J.
West Elmira: Was born May 28, 1924 in Elmira, the son of the late George H. and Eleanor (Miller) Barchet, was placed in God's care on Monday, August 13, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 88. His brother, Norman Barchet and brother-in-law, Thomas MacBlane predeceased him. He is survived by his loving sisters, Geraldine MacBlane and Genevieve (Francis) Catlin, both of Horseheads, NY; beloved nieces and nephews, Lorraine (David) LaDuke of North Syracuse, NY, Ellie (Gary) Manchester of Easton, PA, Debbie Barchet of Coudersport, PA, David MacBlane of Elmira, NY, Gary (Jennie) Barchet of Rochester, NY, Kenneth ( Sharon) Barchet, also of Rochester, NY; great nephews, Matthew (Monica) Manchester, Michael Manchester, all of Easton, PA; great nieces, Ava and Anna MacBlane of Glenview, IL; caregivers and friends, Chuck and Kathy Henry with whom he resided; canine friend and companion, "Lilly". George was a Veteran of the US Army, proudly serving his country in WWII from 1943 to 1946, and was a life member of the China Burma India Veteran's Association. He was a graduate of Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY and a member of the "Delta Sigma Phi". He was a lifelong member of the First United Church of Christ, taught Sunday School, was on the trustee committee, was an Elder, President and Business Manager. He was the President of the Council of Churches of Chemung County and served on the Conference of the United Church of Christ and was also on the budget and finance committee of its denomination. George was the Treasurer for Family Services of Chemung County (MICA - CV). He was the Vice President of the Chemung Canal Trust Company was a member of the Board of Directors and treasury of New York. He was a life member and advisor on the Board at the Salvation Army and most recently received a plaque honoring 55 years of service. At one time, George was also on the Board of Directors at Woodbrook Assisted Living. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. George's funeral service celebrating his life and honoring his memory will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012, in the First United Church of Christ, 160 Madison Ave., Elmira, NY 14901 at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Richard R. Hubbard will officiate. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery where the Chemung County Veteran's Honor Squad will accord Mr. Barchet Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the First United Church of Christ or the Salvation Army, 414 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901. Star Gazette – August 14, 2012
BARCHET Walter G.
89, of Lewisburg, PA, died Thursday, August 12, 2010, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg. Born February 8, 1921 in Elmira, NY, he was a son of the late J. Martin and Lucy (Greeno) Barchet. He and his wife, the former Lucille I. O'Hare, were married on November 20, 1942. His death breaks a marital union of 67 years. Walter was a 1939 graduate of Elmira Free Academy and a 1940 graduate of Elmira Business Institute. He also studied at Elmira College, Niagara University and Williamsport Area Community College. In 1940 Walter began his business career with Moore Business Forms, Elmira, before being transferred in 1956 to their divisional office in Niagara Falls, NY. In 1960 he was promoted to comptroller and transferred to the newly constructed Lewisburg plant, retiring in 1985 after 45 years of service. Walter was a veteran of World War II, having served with the Army Infantry in the European Theatre. A member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Lewisburg, he held offices as past President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Church Consistory. He also served on various committees including Christian Education, Budget and Finance and the Building Committee. A founding member of the Union County United Fund (now United Way), Walter served for 15 years as a Board member, as well as Division Chairman and Treasurer. He served as a Board member and Secretary for the Lewisburg Lion's club for 36 years, sat on the Board and was a past Vice President for the Lewisburg Area Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Kratzer-Dull American Legion Post 182, Lewisburg and the Bucknell Golf Club. Walter was also a volunteer for the Evangelical Community Hospital, the Red Cross, the Blood Bank and the Lewisburg Food Bank. Surviving in addition to his wife are a son and daughter-in-law, John and Ellen Barchet of Clifton, VA; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Richard Ruhl of Montoursville; two grandsons, Lieutenant Christopher John Barchet, U.S. Army of Ansbach, Germany and David Walter Barchet of Clifton, VA. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg, August 16, 2010, where his funeral will be held at 11 a.m. officiated by his Pastor, Rev. Paula M. Gustafson. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. In addition to his parents, Walter was predeceased by a brother, Edward M. Barchet on August 12, 1990; and a sister, Esther Wilson in 1968. The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Benevolence Fund, 889 Fairground Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837. - Elmira Star Gazette, August 14, 2010
BARKER –REV. WILMA BARKER HOOSE, 80, of Elmira, NY died Sunday, February 21, 1993 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Wilma was a graduate of Thomas Edison High School, Bob Jones University, Practical Bible Institute and Rockmont College. She was a social worker in the Elmira area and ministered at the Church of Christ in Grover, Ogdensburg and Granville, PA. She also ministered at Methodist Churches in Grover, Ellenton and Shunk, PA. She is survived by her husband, Elwin L. Hoose; numerous friends, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on February 23, with the Rev. Dr. Edward L. Thigpen officiating and interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Donations may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, c/o Milly Hickok, Box 34, Grover, PA. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
BARNES - SANFORD, Judith B. "Judy"
Age 62, of Elmira, died Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at Robert Packer Hospital. Judy was born November 25, 1946, a daughter of John Barnes and the late Mary-Ruth Edwards Barnes. In addition to her mother, she is predeceased by her husband, Riley T. Sanford. Judy is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Randy Myers of Randolph, NY, with their children, Alexandra and Austin; son, Carl Sanford of Elmira, with son, Xayn Kurta; siblings, Vivian Marsh of Montgomery, PA, with husband Herb, Michael Barnes of Neenah, WI, with wife, Dr. Ada Hall, Caroline Ostriche of Newville, PA, Margaret Barnes of Carmel, NY; along with several in-laws, nieces and nephews. Judy touched many lives over her 30 year career in education. She started as an elementary teacher and retired in 2007 as Principal at Cohen Middle School in Elmira Heights. Judy was a long time member of the Elmira Heights Rotary where she was the first female member, the first woman President and a recipient of the Paul Harris Award. She was also a member, and current secretary, of Delta Kappa Gamma, and a proud member of her granddaughter's Girl Scout Troop. Judy was enjoying her retirement, especially all the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren, and her dog, Rufus. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Saturday, February 21, 2009 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held there at 4:15 p.m. Private interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Judy's memory may be directed to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P O Box 1306, Elmira NY 14902. Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/20/2009
BARNES NEIL P.
Age 69, of Elmira, NY, died Friday, November 23, 2007, at his home in Myrtle Beach, SC, surrounded by his loving family, after an extended battle with cancer. Neil was the son of Henry A. and Dorthea Brown Barnes of Canton, PA. He was predeceased by his brothers, Richard, Douglas and Stuart of Canton, PA; and his precious granddaughter, Marissa Ann Barnes, formerly of Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Neil was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Patricia Barnes; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Susan Barnes of Wahiawa, HI; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Rick Ryan of Myrtle Beach, SC; his sister, Annalee Owen of Canton, PA; and three brothers, Jack Barnes of Elliston, VA, and John and Clark Barnes of Elmira, NY; three grandchildren, Bryan Barnes and his wife, Nicole of Lawton, OK, Carrie Gokey and husband, Brian of Clayton, NY, and Blake Ryan of Myrtle Beach, SC; and three great-grandchildren, Bailie and Chloe Gokey of Clayton, NY, and Gabriel Barnes of Lawton, OK; several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Friends are invited to his Memorial Service, honoring his life, at New Life Church, Canton, PA, on Sunday, December 2, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. Neil will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY, Saturday, December 1, 2007, where Full Military Honors will be accorded. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/1/2007.
BARNHART –LOUISE B. BEDROSIAN, 90, of Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, NY died Wednesday April 20, 1988 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira, NY. Born April 7, 1898 in Jackson Center, PA, she was the daughter of Austin and Anna Burley Barnhart. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elmira, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the travel club. Louise was a retired antique and oriental rug dealer. The wife of the late Samuel Bedrosian, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Louise and Spencer T. Fisher of Riverhead, Long Island; Juliana (Julie) and Robert Lantz of Pine City, NY; a son and daughter-in-law, Milan and Patricia Bedrosian of Newton, Mass.; six grandchildren: David, Alan and Amy Lantz; Melinda Miele, Damon Bedrosian and Levon Bedrosian and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Clinton Barlow officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. –Towanda Daily Review
BARNSTEAD Calvin R., Sr. "Barney"
Age 85, of Elmira, NY, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family at home. He was born on April 6, 1927 in Elmira, a son of the late Calvin John and Ruth Lafferty Barnstead. Calvin is predeceased by his dear brother, Wilfred Barnstead. Calvin is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 64 years, Gertrude Yohey Barnstead; children, Sharon Barnstead Shaw with Mike Bilyk, Elmira, Calvin Barnstead, Jr. and wife Brenda, Horseheads, John Barnstead and wife Debby, Waverly, Tammy Barnstead Wilcox and husband Mike, Elmira; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 7 step great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Kathleen Lynch Barnstead, Rochester; along with 1 niece, 1 nephew, 1 great nephew and 4 great nieces. At age 17 Calvin enlisted in the US Navy, serving his country as a gunner's mate during WWII aboard the USS Blue Ridge. He retired from Moore Business Forms after 39 years of service. Calvin then went on to work as an Elmira Crossing Guard by Riverside Elementary School for 17 years. Calvin took great pride in his garden growing vegetables, with Gertrude then canning them. In later years he enjoyed paint classes at the Elmira Senior Center. Family was most important to Calvin… always looking forward to family gatherings and the many family camping trips over the years. Friends are invited to Grace Episcopal Church, St. Michael's Chapel, 375 W. Church Street, Elmira, on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Requiem Mass will be held at the church on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. with The Reverend Father Donald W. Matthews, celebrant. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Calvin with a donation to either Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning NY 14830 or Grace Episcopal Church. Calvin's family extends its sincere appreciation to the nurses from Southern Tier Hospice who cared for him over the past few weeks. Arrangements by Sullivan's Funeral Home, Horseheads. Star Gazette – August 26, 2012
BARR - KINKADE
Doris L. "Dottie" Age 77 of The Courtyards at Bethany, formerly of Elmira, NY. She was born April 5, 1928 in Elmira, daughter of the late Thomas and Lucille (Tyler) Barr and died Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at Bethany Manor. She was predeceased by her parents; sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Philip Estelle; brothers Thomas, Russell and Butch. Aunt Dody is survived by her nephew Philip "P.T." Estelle, niece and nephew Patricia Estelle and Larry Bacon all of Elmira; dear friend Carolyn Stevens of Horseheads. Doris was a waitress for many years at the Sirloin Room and many other restaurants in the Elmira area. Family and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Monday, October 10th at 2 PM. in Bethany Courtyards Auditorium, 3005 Watkins Rd., Horseheads. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Doris through donations to the ARC Fund or the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.
BARR - ESTELLE
Margaret A. Age 80, of Elmira, NY. She was born July 25, 1925 in Blossburg, PA, daughter of the late Thomas and Lucille (Tyler) Barr and died Saturday, September 3, 2005, at home after an extended illness. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Philip P. Estelle, on July 7, 2005; infant son in 1957; brothers, Russell, Thomas and Butch Barr. Mrs. Estelle is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Estelle and Larry Bacon of Elmira; son, Philip "P.T." Estelle of Elmira; sister, Doris Kinkade of Horseheads; sister-in-law, Phyllis Chandler of Waverly; brother-in-law, Gerald (Barbara) Estelle of Cortland, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Estelle retired from St. Joseph's Hospital in 1980. She was the first recipient of the Oppy Award at St. Joseph's Hospital, past matron of the Stowell Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Candor, NY, past president of the Cashmere Grottoettes, Elmira, past board member of Chemung ARC and a member of Westside United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Monday, September 5th, from 1 to 3 p.m. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 3 p.m. Rev. Don Guiles will officiate. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Margaret through donations to Westside United Methodist Church or the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
BARRACK, Adelaide Rebecca Elmira Star-Gazette October 17, 1917 page 7 Mrs. Adelaide Rebecca Knox, widow of Morris H. Knox, died Tuesday Afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dates (Bates) of Athens, Pa., aged seventy-seven years. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Agnes Borden and Mrs. Elizabeth Kyle of Elmira, Mrs. E. L. Landsittle, of Buffalo and Mrs. George Dates (Bates) of Athens, Pa; three sons, William H., of Hutchinson, Kan,, Morris H., and Charles of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Mettie Evans of Kansas and Mrs. Alice Searles of this city. The remains have been removed to the home of Mrs. Kyle, 255 West Hudson Street, in this city where the funeral will be held Friday afternoon at an hour to be announced later. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Barrock, Adelaide Rebecca Funeral Notice: Mrs. Adelaide R. Knox The funeral of Mrs. Adelaide R. Knox will be held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Kyle, 255 W. Hudson Street, Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Delos Abrams will officiate and burial will be in the Fulton Street Cemetery. Submitted by Janet Loftus - Janetl1111@aol.com
MAJ. BERTON A. BARRETT, 43, died in Zentsugi Prison, Japan, Nov. 11, 1944. He was commissioned a Major in the Engineer Corps, Dec. 27, 1941. he was taken prisoner in April, 1942 on Bataan. Survived by wife, Mrs. Marcia Barrett of 1399 Maple Ave..; children, Letty, Bailey and Gail; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Barrett of Cathedral City, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Shirley Barrrett; brothers, Bailey of Syracuse, Carl of Cathedral City. The ashes arrived in Elmira today and are at the Keister Funeral Home. Services Monday, 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. Col. Perry O. Wilcox will officiate. –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/15/1948
JEAN M. BARRETT age 59 9f Marriott Manor, Horseheads, Thursday, April 2, 1981 at St. Joseph Hospital. Friends may call at Grace Episcopal Church, Church and Davis St. Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. Burial Office will be read by the Rev. Edward McCracken at the conclusion of calling hours at 4 p.m. Burial at convenience of family, Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to the Southern Tier Association for the Blind, Lake St., Elmira, NY. Survived by brother, Stephen Barrett of Illinois; aunt, Mrs. Edna Barber of Elmira; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins. She was a former employee of the Southport Federal Credit Union. Arrangements by Barrett Funeral Home. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/3/1981
BARRETT MARY MAE WHITNEY
Mary Mae (Barrett) Age 89, of Horseheads, and formerly a longtime resident of Lockwood, NY, died April 26, 2007 while residing at Elcor Heath Center, her second home. Mary Mae was born April 3, 1918 in Elmira, the daughter to the late Earl and Grace (Rogers) Barrett. Mary Mae was predeceased by her husband, Wayne in 1999; and her eight-year-old daughter, Carol Lee Vandermark. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Orin and Mary Ella Barrett of Waverly; brothers-in-law, Warren (Carol) Whitney of Mansfield, PA; Elmer Whitney of Jackson Summitt, PA; sisters-in-law, May Barrett of Beaver Dams, and Esther Barrett of Bethleham, PA; and many nieces and nephews. Mary was also predeceased by her brothers, F. Burdette, George, Charles, Lee, Maxwell and William Barrett. Mary Mae was retired from the Tompkins County Hospital. She was active within the Order of Easter Star, having been Worthy Matron six terms and secretary for over 30 years in the former Spencer Chapter #549 and one term in Van Etten Cedar Chapter # 400. She also served the 1980-81 term as State Rep. for Grand Chapter of Delaware. Throughout her chapter career she had substituted in Chapter in NYS except for two. In addition to working at the hospital, she was also employed as a telephone operator with Spencer Van Etten Telephone. She was also a member of Seventh Day Adventist in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Sunday, April 29, 2007, from 1-3:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. Her service will take place in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 813 Maple Ave., Elmira, NY, on Monday at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. NOTICE: Officers and members of Cedar Chapter #400 O.E.S. will gather at the Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads, on Sunday, April 29, at 2:45 p.m. to conduct a service for their departed sister. Published in the Star-Gazette from 4/27/2007 - 4/28/2007.
BARRETT - BRYANT
Rhea B. Retired Horseheads Teacher Age 85, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 6, 2005, in the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. Rhea was born December 26, 1919 in Columbia Township, Bradford County, PA, to the late Glenn and Pearl Barrett. She married Charles R. Bryant on July 8, 1941 and was predeceased by him in 1993. She was also predeceased by her brother-in-law, Walter B. Hall. Rhea is survived by her loving children, Dale (Nancy) Bryant, Marcia (Gary) Reynolds; grandchildren, Matthew (Lisa) Bryant; Carol (Michael) Cady; Jennifer Bryant, Amy (Victor) Perez, Kelly (Andrew) Smilinich, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Reynolds; great-grandchildren, Sarah and Laura Bryant, Andrew and Braeden Smilinich, Megan Mikolajczyk, Victoria Perez; Hannah and Ethan Reynolds; step great-grandchildren, Brittany, Logan, and Emily Baker; sisters, Vera Hall, Geraldine (Henry) Gray; brother, Rev. Glenn (Sylvia) Barrett; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Rhea taught for many years, mostly in the Horseheads School District, and retired after 42 years of dedicated teaching. She traveled, loved to cook for her family, gardened, and spent her time caring for others. She was a member of the Elmira Nile Club, NYS Retired Teachers Association, Harmony Chapter OES # 265, Scarlet Ladies of the Royal Court of the Red Hat Society of Elmira, and the Elmira Area Retired Teachers Association. She was a deaconess at North Presbyterian Church and volunteered for their Food Pantry, as well as the Clemens Center and AARP. She also belonged to the Birthday Club of 1952. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Friday, December 9, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday in the North Presbyterian Church, 921 College Ave., Elmira at 11 a.m., with Rev. Gary Chorpenning celebrating Rhea's life. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rhea's name to the North Presbyterian Church Food Pantry or the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505-5097.
BARTLETT William R.
Age 73 of Big Flats, NY formerly of Corning, NY died on Thursday May 1, 2008. Mr. Barlett was born July 31, 1934 in Carthage, NY the son of William E. and Dorothy Draht Bartlett. He was a graduate of Corning Free Academy and received his Bachelor's Degree from Syracuse University in 1956. He was a Veteran Serving his country with The US Army from 1956-1958 attaining the rank of First Lieutenant. William was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Big Flats and a member of the Corning Elks Lodge # 1071. Bill was retired from Corning Inc. and became Vice President of Distribution Sales for Spectrum Laboratories in California and retired from that position. He later became a Realtor/ Broker in Ohio. He is survived by his mother Dorothy Draht Bartlett; daughters and sons-in-law: Linda Jo and John Coss of Toledo, OH; Loretta and Richard Harris of Toledo, OH; Leanna and Larry DeGroff of Toledo, OH; grandchildren: H. Justin Davis and Garrett F. Coss; Katherine Ellen Bartlett and Nicholas William Bartlett; sister: Alice B. Bartholomew of Elmira, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends including his former wife and mother of his children: Joanne B. Bartlett. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Sunday May 4, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Officers and members of Corning Elks Lodge #1071 will meet at the funeral home on Sunday, May 4, at 3:45 p.m. to conduct a Memorial Service for our departed brother, William R. Bartlett. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday May 5, 2008 at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Big Flats. The Rev. Richard Price will officiate. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY where Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Bartlett. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mr. Bartlett through memorials to the First Presbyterian Church of Big Flats 95 Main Street Big Flats, NY 14814 or to the Alzheimer's Association. Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/2/2008.
BARTLOW Romona A. Age 22 of Elmira, NY died Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at her home. Romona was born in Sandy, UT, daughter of Rick and Cassilee (Breese) Bartlow. Romona will be loved and missed by those that knew her. Survivors include her parents, Rickie Sr. and Cassilee of Gillett, PA; sister, Rebecca Bartlow of Gillett, PA; brother, Rickie Bartlow Jr. of Gillett, PA; grandmothers, Shirley Jordon of NJ and Karen Ricker of Spencer, NY; many aunts, uncles, cousins; fiancée, Justin Hayslett of Elmira. Romona was predeceased by her grandfathers, A.J. Bartlow and Leland Breese. Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday, June 13, 2006 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. "We'll see you in paradise, Momo".
BASSETT –MRS. MERTIE BASSETT HAMM, widow of Chauncey Hamm, late of 100 West Avenue, Elmira died this morning (May 9, 1926) at 7 o’clock at the home of her step-sister, Mrs. Lewis K. Smith at Waverly. Mrs. Hamm is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Roselle of Elmira; a sister, Mrs. Alonzo Smith of Lanesboro, Pa.; a step-sister, Mrs. Lewis K. Smith of Waverly; a brother, Warren Bassett of Olean, A prayer service will be held at the home of Mrs. Lewis K. Smith, 430 Pennsylvania Avenue, Waverly, Monday at 10 a.m. The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in the Wilson undertaking rooms in Elmira. The Rev. A. M. Laird will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Sunday Telegram 5/9/1926
BASTILLA MARIAN M. CAMPBELL
Marian M. Nee: Bastilla Age 81, of Montour Falls, NY, died on Friday, September 29, 2006. Mrs. Campbell was predeceased by her husband, Milton F. Campbell in 1986, and is survived by her children, Linda Hewitt of Virginia Beach, VA, Sally and JC Human of Beaver Dams, NY, Albert and Ursula Campbell of Bittburg, Germany, and Richard and Laura Campbell of Strasburg, VA; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. In accordance with Mrs. Campbell's wishes there will be no public services. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY.
BATES George Levern Elmira Star-Gazette September 3, 1936 page 29 George Laverne Bates, 302 Morrowfield Ave. died Wednesday, Sept 2, 136 after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, a son, Earl L. Bates, and a granddaughter, Georgia Bates, both at home. The body is in Phillips Funeral Home where the funeral will b held at a time to be announced. Funeral Notice Star-Gazette, September 4, 1936 page 21 George Laverne Bates, of 302 Morrowfield Ave. The body is in the Phillips Funerel Home, where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.. The Rev. Myron Smith. Woodlawn. Submitted by Janet Loftus - Janetl1111@aol.com
BATES, Earl Levern Elmira Star-Gazette January 3, 1950 Earl L. Bates, 54 of 302 Morrowfield Ave. Saturday, Dec 31, 1949. He was a veteran of World War I. Survived by; mother, Mrs. Adelaide Bates, Elmira; daughter, Mrs. Georgia Lynch (Lindh); granddaughter Janet Lynch (Lindh), both of Philadelphia; aunt, Mrs. John Landsittle, Buffalo, several cousins. The funeral was held today. The Rev. J T. M Wilson. Woodlawn Cemetery. Submitted by Janet Loftus - Janetl1111@aol.com
BATRONY Samuel N. Sr.
Age 83, of Elmira, NY, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Binghamton, NY on January 21, 1924, to the late Naif and Eva (Osborn) Batrony. Samuel was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Batrony in 2004; daughter, Joy Ann Batrony; and brother, William Batroney. Survivors include his children, Margaret (DuWayne) Wheelock, Samuel Batrony Jr., Ellen (Batrony) Sexton, Norene Batrony, Terry (Barb) Batrony, David (Eileen) Batrony, and Joy Annette Batrony; sister, Margaret Fratino; sister-in-law, Norma Batroney; 24 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. Samuel was an avid bowler until his health declined. He was a former member of the Elmira Moose and Elmira Eagle FOE 941. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, May 4th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Calling hours will continue there on Saturday, May 5th, from 9 to 11 a.m., with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Zaino officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
DAINE R. BATTERSON died November 22, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Daine was the son of Douglas and Julie (Plumley) Batterson. Survivors include brother, Devin Batterson of Elmira, NY; grandparents, Lawrence (Bonnie) Plumley of Elmira and Lewis Batterson of Troy, PA; great-grandparents, Shirley Silvernail and Bertha Thompson, both of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held November 24 at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home with interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Troy Gazette-Register.
Leon C. Age 80, of Elmira Heights, died on Sunday, January 6, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was born on August 21, 1921 in Elmira, NY, the son of Leon and Theresa Batterson. He married Arlene Besley on September 24, 1942. Leon was a member of St. JohnÕs Episcopal Church, retired from NYSEG where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Arlene Batterson of Elmira Heights; sons, Gregory Batterson of Elmira Heights and Gary L. Batterson of Tacoma, Washington; grandchildren, Patrick Batterson with the U.S. Navy in Maryland, Karyn Batterson, a student at Ithaca College. Stephanie Giles and Jennifer Widner both of Washington State and a great grandson; daughter-in-law, June Batterson Reilly. It was LeonÕs wish that there be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to St. JohnÕs Episcopal Church, 203 W. 13th Street, Elmira Heights, NY 14903. Arrangements are by Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, Elmira, NY.
Milton D. Age 89, formerly of Ithaca, New York, died on Sunday, December 16, 2001 at Lakeside Nursing Home. Milton was born on April 9, 1912 in Trumansburg, NY to the late Raymond and Mabel (Briggs) Batty. He was predeceased by his wife Beatrice in 1991. Survivors include his sons, Timothy (Cindy) Batty of Interlaken, NY, James (Marylou) Batty of Houston, TX and Allan Zurfluh of AZ; daughter, Kay (Hank) Holb of Rochester, NY; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, December 22nd at 10 AM at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
BAUER Frank E. (Bud)
Age 87, of Horseheads, NY. He was born August 3, 1920 in Elmira, son of the late Frank A. and Nellie (LeMunyan) Bauer and died and Savior on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at Elcor Health Services after a long time of suffering. He was predeceased by an infant son, Frank E. Bauer, Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Ernie Naylor; brothers-in-law, Frank Williams and Fred Rehwinkle; nephew, Robert Ruggles, Jr. of Cumberland, MD. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Shirley Williams Bauer; daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Michael Ley of Grand Rapids, MI; daughter, Lori Kline of Horseheads; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and John Kelly of Penn Yan, NY; grandchildren, Brendan, Courtney (Ley), Ashley, Kevin (Kline), Joshua, Morgan (Kelly); sister, Norma Rehwinkle of Elmira; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bob Ruggles of Donna, TX; sister-in-law, Ella Williams of Elmira; special friends, Mary Jo and Mike Powers of Horseheads and Joe Clark of Elmira; along with several special nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a devoted husband and father with a huge and generous heart. Born, raised and educated in Elmira, Bud cherished his family and friends. He loved and lived life to the fullest, always sharing his love of sports and unique sense of humor. Bud served his country with the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946 during World War II. Bud retired in 1981 from the New York State Department of Corrections. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church prior to his illness. Bud was also an active member of the Elmira Elks Club, the American Legion and the Elmira Health Club. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Saturday, December 8th, from 3 to 6 p.m. His funeral and committal services will be held Sunday, December 9th, at 12:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, 121 W. Church St., Elmira. Rev. Dennis Christiansen will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Bud through donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation. A special thank you to the staff at Elcor Nursing Facility for their kindness and compassion. "Those we love don't go away…They walk beside us every day"
Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/7/2007.
BAUER Gerald Duane "Jerry"
formerly of Elmira, NY - Age 69, of Hector, NY died on Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at the Medical University in Charleston, SC after a brief illness. He was born February 24, 1939 in Elmira, NY, son of the late Joseph and Helen (Johnston) Bauer. His beloved son, Joseph; sister, JoAnn Beckwith; brother-in-law, Robert Beckwith; mother and father-in-law, John and Florence McElligott, also predeceased Jerry. Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Mary (McElligott) Bauer; daughters, Sherrie (Sam) Pizzo, Debra (Kevin) Qualey, Karen (Tim) Sanphy; grandchildren, Emily and Hannah Qualey, Shannon and Daniel Sanphy; along with many nieces and nephews. Jerry loved his family above all. He enjoyed his fishing and boating at Seneca Lake and most of all his weekly golf games with cousins, Doug Bauer, Louie Fossaceca and Dick Taylor. He was a kind and good man with a great sense of humor. He loved his winters in Myrtle Beach and golfing also with Fran Caparulo. He will dearly be missed by everyone who knew him. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Olthof Funeral Homes, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Father Rick Farrell will officiate the Prayer Service following the visitation at 8 P.M. Interment will take place privately for the family in the Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Jerry through donations to the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/5/2009
BAUMAN –FRANCES MARGARET (BAUMAN) DUNKLE, age 87, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2014 at her home. Frances was born April 1, 1926 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late Carl and Josephine Bauman. She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Albert H. Dunkle; sons, George L. Johnson and Thomas W. Johnson; sister, Lena Jenkins; and brother, Carl Bauman. She is survived by daughters, Betty Johnson Elliott, Frances Dunkle Littlefield (Stephen), Albert C. Dunkle (Carol); sisters, Rose Theresa Lux, Beverly Sawyer (Donald), Phyllis Fairbanks, Diana Baker (Ken); brothers, Frank Bauman, Duane Bauman (Patricia), Douglas Bauman (Elinor); and her close grandsons, Albert Dunkle and Chad Goodwin; numerous other loving grandchildren, nieces and nephews and their extended families. In her over 30 year residency at Flannery Towers, she served as a volunteer in the dining room, loved her twice weekly bingo games and was a morning "regular" at Anne's restaurant. She will be remembered and missed by friends too numerous to count. The family would like to especially thank Darryl Johnson and other Flannery staff for their kindnesses to Frances over the years. Family & friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 20th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home, 1004 Lake St., Elmira. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. with Pastor David Sullivan officiating. Interment will take place on Friday, February 21st, at 11 a.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/18/2014
BAUMAN –MRS. MAYTA (BAUMAN) (NEWELL) EDWARDS of 248 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, July 8, 1981. No visiting hours. Funeral and Committal service at Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home Friday 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kurt Trougott, Woodlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. She is survived by one son, James M. Newell at home; grandson, Keenan M. Newell, two granddaughters, Kathleen and Kristeen all of Caledonia, NY. She was a retired employee of Bendix Corp. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/9/1981
BAXTER, George W-of 418 Euclid Ave, Elmira, for many years a prominent livestock auctioneer, died Saturday at 5:30 pm in the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. He was 77. Mr. Baxter had been in ill health since February 1947, when he fractured some vertebrae in a fall. Three weeks ago he entered the hospital. His condition became worse Friday. Mr. Baxter spent his early years in East Troy. After graduating from Troy High School he studied for a while at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary. Soon after he entered the business of selling. He operated a store at East Troy, and later sold musical instruments, sewing machines and automobiles at Troy. He moved to Elmira in 1917. Entering the field of livestock, Mr. Baxter became one of the leading auctioneers of the East. He sold in Madison Square Garden and at the National Livestock Shows in Chicago, Philadelphia and Kansas City. His biggest single sale was the auctioneering of a prize bull that brought $20,000. In the livestock world he was known as “Colonel”, an honorary title conferred upon auctioneers. Mr. Baxter conducted 65 of the well-known Earlville, NY Livestock sales. Later in life he turned to household auctioneering. A tall man, with white hair and a twinkle in his eyes, he always mixed entertainment with his auction patter. Mr. Baxter was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Troy and Kalurah Temple, Binghamton. He was a former member of the Elmira Rotary Club.
BAXTER –MILDRED BAXTER DALRYMPLE age 89 of Mt. Zoar Hill on Sunday, March 31, 1991. Friends are invited to call at the Smith-Fudge-Marshall funeral Home Wednesday 1 to 2 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Dalrymple was predeceased by her husband, E. Henry Dalrymple in 1970. Survived by son & daughter-in-law, Robert E. & Mary Dalrymple; daughter, Mayre Lou Peterson; and her grandchildren, David & Joanne Dalrymple, Robert H. & Betsy Dalrymple, Catherine & James Dalrymple, Michael Peterson, Laurie & Randy Bennett, Kim & Rick Pierson; and eight great-grandchildren, for whom she held a special place in her heart. She was a graduate of the Class of 1922 Arnot-Ogden School of Nursing. The family will provide their own flowers and would appreciate remembrances to the Arnot-Ogden School of Nursing. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/2/1991
Published On Tri-Counties Site On 10/25/2005
By Joyce M. Tice