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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

Woodlawn Cemetery, City of Elmira, Chemung County, New York

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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 ( 


Woodlawn Obituaries

HRISKO Michael (Hritsko) Age 88, of 3491 Vermont Ave., Elmira Heights, NY. He was born November 19, 1916 in Lopez, PA, son of the late Frank and Anna (Fenton) Hritsko, and died Sunday, August 21, 2005, unexpectedly at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was predeceased by his sisters, Helen Bohensky and Mary Bassage; and brother, Stephen Hritsko. Mike is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Lillian (Edward) Bjorck-Lundy of Elmira Heights; nieces and nephews, Tom (Martha) Bassage, James (Anne) Bassage, Patricia Devolz, Berneice (Gus) Linardos, Paul (Frances) Bjorck, Karen (Erin) Wall, and Katrina Bjorck-Pryde; several great-nieces and nephew, along with many friends. Mike was drafted into the Army for duty in WWII on Feb. 20, 1941, spending the entire war in the Army. He spent two years in combat in the European Theatre and was honorably discharged upon his return to the states on October 15, 1945. He retired from NYSEG in 1972 after 25 years of service and then turned his part time love of plants into a full time career owning and operating E & H Nursery on Kentucky Ave. in Elmira Heights for many years. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Wednesday, August 24th, from 5 to 7 p.m. His funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Committal prayers and interment, with Military Honors, will be held on Thursday, August 25th, at 12 Noon in Woodlawn Cemetery.

HUBBARD - [Mary Brown Hubbard] - Mrs. Grandison A. Gridley, of East Chemung place, was fatally injured at her home early Wednesday morning. In attempting to close the shutters of a second story window she lost her balance and fell out upon the lawn, striking on her head and shoulders. Her husband heard her exclamation and saw her fall from the window. He immediately hastened to her side and she was carried into the house, where Drs. Morse, Wey and Palmer were soon in attendance. They found that Mrs. Gridley's left arm was broken, her right wrist sprained and her head much bruised. The lade was restored to consciousness and for some time was able to converse with her family, although suffering great pain. She soon began to complain of severe pains in her back, and the physicians reluctantly informed the family that she had suffered internal injuries from which death must soon result. The dreadful prediction proved true at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, when the spirit of the noble woman took its flight to the realms of eternal day. With the passing of her pure ---- the world lost one of its most priceless ----, a perfect Christian woman, a faithful woman, true to her family, herself and her master, in whose footsteps she always walked and trained her children to walk. Mrs. Gridley was born in Penn Yan, NY, in 1828, her maiden name being Mary Brown Hubbard. At the age of eight years she was bereaved in the death of her mother, and then came to Elmira to live with her aunt, Mrs. Ira Gould. At the age of seventeen Mrs. Gridley united with the old Congregational church society, which later grew into the Park church, of which Mrs. Gridley was a most zealous member until her death. Forty years ago she was united in marriage to Grandison A. Gridley, and their married life was most pleasant. The union was blessed with five children. One of them died in infancy more than twenty years ago. Those who survive are Charles H. Gridley, William H. Gridley and Leonard C. Gridley, of this city, and Mrs. Hattie Gridley Underhill, of Aurora. To these and their father the sympathy of all is extended, for the death of this truly good woman, faithful in all the duties of life, is a loss not only to the family but to the city and the world, which has, alas too few like her. The poor, who were always befriended by her; the neighbors and acquaintances, who held her as a model of what a woman should be, and all who knew her had their sentiments voiced at the funeral services when the Rev. T.K. Beecher spoke of the deceased in the highest terms which language is capable of expressing. The funeral was at 5 o'clock Friday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. Mr. Beecher, while singing was by a quartette, composed of Miss McGuire, Mrs. B.C. White, Mr. Parmenter and Mr. Curtiss. They sang "Nearer, My God, to Thee," "Comfort Ye," and "In the Hour of Trial." At the cemetery they chanted the twenty-third Psalm and Mr. Beecher pronounced the benediction above the precious dust. The pall-bearers were Christopher Proswick, Seymour Dexter, A.W. Ayres, A. Wyckoff, J.H. Barney, H.C. Spaulding, Dwight Atwater and Dr. S.O. Gleason. - Elmira Gazette, 10 July 1887

DAVID E. HUFF, 82 died unexpectedly of a heart seizure at the family home in Wellsburg, Saturday afternoon (Dec. 9, 1933).  During his long life, Mr. Huff had never been ill or disabled.  He laid down in the afternoon for a sleep and his life passed out quietly.  Mr. Huff is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Clara C. Hanes of Binghamton; a son, David Jr.; one grandson.  A private funeral will be held at the family home Tuesday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. George Evans will officiate.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/11/1933

Debra A. "Debi" (SRGP 80582) died very unexpectedly on Sunday morning November 6, 2005. Debi was born on February 21, 1967 in Elmira daughter of Howard A. Hughes Sr. and Sharon L Bradley Hughes who predeceased her along with her brother, Howard A. Hughes Jr. She celebrated 20 years of marriage to her loving husband and friend, David Osgood this last August. Also surviving are her step children, David Osgood Jr., Elmira; and Robert (Kimberly) Osgood, Horseheads; step grandchildren, Amanda, Ryan and Makenzie Osgood; a sister, Diane VanBencoten, NC; aunt, Joan (William) Siebel, Mansfield, PA; Debi was a cherished member of the loving Osgood family and is survived by many friends. She enjoyed working with her husband, she was involved and supported her families auto racing. Debi enjoyed the outdoors, loved wildlife and caring for her pets. She was a born again Christian who had a deep faith and love for her Lord. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday evening, November 10, 2005 between the hours of 5-8 p.m. Services will be held at Caywood's on Friday morning at 10 a.m. with the Reverend John McConnell officiating. Graveside services will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery at her families convenience.

Dorothy T. Beloved mother and grandmother Age 76 of Elmira, died Saturday, July 01, 2000 at home with her family by her bedside. Dorothea was born October 15, 1923 in Shrewsbury, England, daughter of the late James and Mary Gallagher Hughes. She was also predeceased by her sister, Cecelia Hughes and granddaughter, Kimberly Ann Treubig. She is survived by her children, James Treubig of Elmira with wife Joan and children, James, Jr., Jennifer, Janice and Jill; Dennis Treubig of Masspequa, Long Island with wife Mary and children, Dennis,  Kevin and Christopher; Richard Treubig of Carrollton, GA with wife Janice and daughter, Mariel; Linda Goldstein of Portland, OR with son, Brian; George Treubig of Palm Harbor, FL with wife Patty and children, Ryan, Kaitlyn and Erin; John  Treubig of Dunedin, FL with wife Barbara and her children, Michael, Danny and Dean; former husband, George A. Treubig of Dunedin, FL; brother, James Patrick  Hughes of Dumfries, Scotland and sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Wyndum  Jones of Leister, England with sons Andrew and Alan. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Walnut and Water Sts, on Tuesday, July 4, 2000 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's, Elmira on Wednesday, July 5, at 10:00 A.M. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dorothea served in the British Navy during World War II. Her greatest  joy in life was her children and grandchildren. Donations in Dorothea's memory may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 627 W. Church St., Elmira, NY 14905 or Southern Tier Hospice, 244 W Water St., Elmira, NY 14901.


HUGHES Edith Gardner

Mrs. Herschel L. Gardner, of Elmira, died Oct. 16, in Ithaca.  Mrs. Gardner had been a sufferer of a serious throat trouble the past year and had been in the Conklin Private Hospital at Ithaca nearly three weeks in preparation for an operation, which was performed Thursday morning at 10:30 o’clock.  The patient’s heart proved too weak to withstand the shock and death followed about an hour later.  The decent was 43 years old and was a native of Blossburg.  Her name before marriage was Miss Edith Hughes and after her graduation from the Blossburg schools she removed to Elmira and graduated after a course of training in the Arnot-Ogden Hospital Nurses Training Class.  She was married to Attorney Herschel L. Gardner of Elmira at her home in Blossburg in 1903.  She is survived by her husband, by her mother and a sister, Miss Mae Hughes, of Blossburg; two brothers, Dr. William Hughes, of Indiana Harbor, Ind., and Thomas L. Hughes, of Brocton, N.Y.  Mrs. Gardner was a faithful member of the First Baptist church of Elmira.  The remains were removed to Elmira Thursday afternoon and the funeral was held at the home Saturday at 2 p.m., Reev. W.T. Henry and the Rev. C.S. Roush officiating; burial in Woodlawn cemetery.   Wellsboro Agitator, 22 October 1919.


HUGHES Edith Gardner

Word was received in Blossburg Thursday of the death of Mrs. H.L. Gardner, of Elmira, who underwent an operation for goiter at the Sayre hospital.  Mrs. Edith Gardner was the eldest daughter of Mrs. Ellen Hughes, of Blossburg.  Besides her husband she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Ellen Hughes, and one sister, Miss Mae Hughes, of Blossburg, and two brothers, Dr. William Hughes of Indiana Harbor, Ind. and Thomas Hughes, of Vineyard, N.Y.   Wellsboro Agitator  22 Oct.ber 1919.


HUGHES - LITTLE, Irene L. Hughes
Of Elmira Heights, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center following an illness at the age of 78. Born on July 1, 1931 in Ithaca, NY, Irene was the daughter of the late Kenneth C. & Antoinette Pettinato Hughes. Irene was raised and spent most of her life on the Southside of Elmira. She married Glenn Little on February 10, 1973. A homemaker, Irene was also employed by Artistic Greetings, the Remington Rand and was a bookkeeper for her family business, Hughes Excavating. Her interests included playing cards, dice, watching the Yankees on television and companionship with her family who survive; loving husband, Glenn Little Sr.; her children, Lynn (Mark) Hill, Elmira Heights; Donald W. Hughes and his fiancée, Carol Lee Crawford, Swannanoa, NC; step children, Glenn Little Jr., Elmira Heights; David Little Montgomery, AL; grandchildren, Theresa "Terry" Hurley, Andrea Hughes Heisswolf and Amanda Hughes; step grandchildren, Kerrie (Alan) Riker and Melanie Hill; six, soon to be seven great grandchildren; brother, Kenneth P. (Paula) Hughes, FL; daughter-in-law, Donna Balducci Hughes, Stamford, CT; former daughters-in-law, Diane Hughes and Elizabeth Hughes; sisters-in-law, Alice Howland, Clara Vincent, Marjorie (Earl) Honesburg; brothers-in-law, William Little, Charlie (Lois) Little, Harry Ford Little; nieces, Karen (Mark) Ponzi. Debbie (Mike) Wolf, Diana (Jamie) Hughes-Evans; nephew, Kenneth C. (Jodie) Hughes II; one great niece and five great nephews. In addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by her first husband, Paul R. Hughes Sr. in 1968 and her beloved son, Paul R. Hughes Jr. on September 11, 2001. Family and friends are invited to attend her graveside service in Woodlawn Cemetery on Friday August 7, 2009 at 11 a.m. (meeting at the Walnut St. Gates at 10:45 a.m.). Memorials may be directed to the charity of one's choice in her memory.

MR. KENNETH C. HUGHES age 74 of 525 Baylor Rd., Elmira, Thursday, April 18, 1985 at Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm with funeral and committal service there Saturday at 1 pm.  His Pastor, John Bedzyk will officiate.  Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.  Survived by beloved wife of 55 years, Antoinette (Toni) Pettinato Hughes; daughter, Mrs. Glen (Irene) Little of Elmira; son, Kenneth P. Hughes of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 55 sisters, including Mrs. Lulu Gleason of Richford, NY; several nieces and nephews.  Kenneth was the retired owner of Hughes Crane Service of Elmira, life member of Local 832, Operating Engineers of Rochester, NY.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/19/1985

HUGHES – William A. HUGHES a former resident of Blossburg died unexpectedly at his home in Elmira Saturday.  Mr. HUGHES was a retired engineer of the Tioga Division of the Erie Railroad having completed 57 years of service before his retirement in 1936.  Born in Fall Brook 88 years ago he was the son of Richard and Mary WILLIAM HUGHES.  He began his railroad career working in the Blossburg shops of the Erie Railroad.  He was later made foreman and advanced to engineer.  He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Hornell Lodge.  His survivors are three daughters; Mrs. H. L. KEENAN, Williamsport; Miss. Mabel HUGHES, Brooklyn, and Mrs. Ruby GRANT, Elmira, a grandson William H. GRANT of Elmira; a brother Fred HUGHES of Blossburg.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the family home with the Rev. Robert GRAY officiating.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  1950 Mar. 9


HUGHEY –AGNES ‘JEAN’ BROOKS went to be with the Lord January 22, 2015 at Arnot Ogden hospital after an extended illness. Jean was born in Kane, PA July 29, 1937, the first child of the late Rev. Leo Hughey Sr. and Mary Shirfield Hughey. Jean was a 1955 graduate of Elmira Free Academy. She was married to Donald D. Brooks and from this union she embraced the rewarding joys of motherhood. She leaves to cherish her memories: sons Donald Jr. (Yvonne), Reginald (Mary), Kenneth (Virginia), Gary, Robert (Joyce) of Maryland and daughters Nicole of Elmira, and Yolanda Tann (Tracy ) of Philadelphia, PA. She was loved and adored by her many grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Jean was the elder of eight siblings; Leo Hughey Jr. (predeceased), Blanche Eldora Cruz-Bey (predeceased). She is survived by brothers: John Hughey of San Jose, CA, Plesie Hughey of Binghamton and sisters Ira Scharborough and Nola Bridges of Elmira, and Nina Robinson of Poughkeepsie, NY. Jean was employed at the A&P plant for over 15 years. She was also employed for a short time at Trayer as a machinist. Family and friends are invited to visit Faith Temple Community Church, Harper St., Elmira on Tuesday January 27th from 12pm to 1pm. Services will directly follow at 1pm. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. The family expresses their sincere appreciation to the Arnot Health Dialysis Unit for their exemplary level of care and compassion towards Jean during her years of treatment. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/25/2015
HUGHEY Rev. Leo, Jr.

Reverend Leo Hughey, Jr. was born February 26, 1940 in Kane, PA, the second child of the union of Rev. Leo Hughey, Sr. and Mary Shirfield. He died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 after an extended illness. Leo was a well-known and highly respected citizen of the community. He was characterized as a kind, generous, and honorable gentleman.  Leo graduated from Elmira Free Academy in 1958. While attending EFA, he was a standout athlete, lettering in track, football, and basketball. "Leaping Leo," was a starting member of the enviable varsity basketball team, along with Aden Galpin, George Williams, Jack Moore, and Ernie Davis, that boasted 52 consecutive wins in two seasons for State championships. Upon graduating high school, Leo attended Oneonta State College. He held employment in Elmira with the Mark Twain Hotel, Pierce's Restaurant, Hardinge Brothers, National Homes, Westinghouse, and Kennedy Valve. He retired as a Supervisor from Kennedy Valve in 1992 after 27 years of service to become the full-time pastor for the Faith Temple Community Church in Elmira.  While serving as pastor at Faith Temple Community Church, Reverend Leo Hughey envisioned a new sanctuary to accommodate 1,000 parishioners, complete with a daycare and family center. June, 1, 1997, Reverend Hughey broke ground for the construction of a $1.5 million edifice on the eastside of Elmira. The main structure of the building was completed by contractors; however, Reverend Hughey designed and skillfully completed the interior himself and led the congregation to eliminate the mortgage in six years. Continuing his mission of human services, in 2005, Pastor Hughey opened the doors to the new children and family center.  Reverend Leo Hughey, Jr. leaves a rich leadership legacy to be cherished by his wife of 51 years, Dr. Wilma J. Hughey; four loving sons, Leo Ron of Delaware, Chris (Rosalynn) of Maryland, Brian (Keisha) of Ohio and Eric (Hollie) of Elmira; one beautiful daughter, Sheri of Elmira; spiritual sons, Horatio Denson of Endicott and Pastor Tony Campbell of Virginia; eight grandchildren, Kiara, Evan, Jourdan , Kyle, Maddox, Caleb, Brian Joshua, and Giana; 5 sisters, Agnes Jean Brooks, Ira 'Kitty' Scharborough, Nola Bridges (Michael) all of Elmira and Nina Robinson (Stanley) of Poughkeepsie, Eldora Cruz-Bey (pre-deceased ); two brothers, John of California and Pleasie of Binghamton; and the incredible Faith Temple Community Church family.  Family and friends are invited to visit Faith Temple Community Church, Harper St., Elmira on Sunday, June 17th from 2 to 6 pm. The family will be present to receive guests from 4 to 6 pm. His funeral service will follow at 6 pm. His Jurisdictional funeral service will be held there on Monday, June 18th at 11 am. Bishop Glenwood H. Young will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Reverend Hughey through gifts to FTC Outreach Charities, 722 Standish Street, Elmira, NY 14901 or floral arrangements. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.    Star Gazette – June 15, 2012

Rose Charlene Age 72 of Flannery Towers, Elmira, died Friday, February 10, 2006 at home. Charlene, daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Drolesky) Hughson was preceded in death by her husband Donald in 1981. Charlene is survived by in-laws, nieces, nephews and several good friends. She was a graduate of Thomas Edison High School and retired as an operator from New York Telephone with over 25 years of service. A graveside service for Charlene will be held Thursday, February 23, 2006 at 12:00 noon in Woodlawn Cemetery. A procession will be forming at 11:50 am at the Walnut Street entrance to the cemetery. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home.

BURR M. HULBERT formerly of Elmira.  Friday, Mar. 23, 1945 in Utica.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Fannie Hulbert; sister, Miss Daisy Albertson.  The body is at Smith & Fudge Funeral Home.  Funeral there Sunday 7:30 p.m.  Very Rev. Frederick Henstridge.  Ivy Lodge, 397, F&AM will conduct service.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Monday.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/24/1945


Elizabeth (Hulbert) Age 88, of Villa Serene Apts., Elmira Heights, New York, died on Friday afternoon, September 15, 2006. Friends my call at the HOLLY-KECK & BAKER, INC. FUNERAL HOME on Monday, September 18, from 2-4 p.m. Interment of Betty's ashes will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, at the convenience of the family. A memorial service was previously held for Betty at the family's request. Flowers are welcomed or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. She is survived by eight children, Joyce Christian Mohr of Sachse, TX, Donna Deuel of Corning, NY, George Nichols of Livingston, TX, Phyllis Nichols Miller, Gary Nichols Miller, Ronnie Nichols Miller, Michael Nichols of Beaver Dams, NY, Patricia Nichols Gorst of Binghamton, NY; 20 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Betty had great pride in caring for the elderly and previously worked at the Eclipse and Thatcher Glass. She loved to dance and enjoyed country music. Betty will be missed by family and friends, and especially by her beloved cat, Lashs.


HULL Daniel Eugene

Daniel Eugene Hull, of 50 Orchard Drive, Big Flats, NY, formerly of 48 Beers Hill Road, Horseheads, NY, died  peacefully on September 24, 2012 at home. He was born May 14, 1928, the son of the late Clifford and Edith (Elmendorf) Hull. Dan was preceded in death by his grandson, Adam Logan Carpenter. Dan graduated from University of Connecticut and received his master's degree in wildlife management from Cornell University. Dan served two years in the US Army and was a Korean War Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Carolyn Kearney (Jim) of Gaithersburg, MD, Betsy Hull (Andie) of Corning, NY, Kathy Carpenter (Todd) of Big Flats, NY and DeeDee Brown (Rick) of S. Dartmouth, MA; brother, Clifford Oakley Hull (Marion) and sister-in-law, Georgia Smith; grandchildren, Erin and Daniel Kearney, Megan and Molly Brown, Logan Carpenter, Shannon Hillman and Ariel Haradon; two great-grandchildren, Lily Ava and Eliza Jane; and a niece and several nephews. Dan worked in inventory control/production planning for Corning Glass Works followed by fifteen years of consulting. Dan was a member of First United Methodist Church of Horseheads. He served on the Boards of Capabilities and Tanglewood Nature Center and was an avid volunteer for the Horseheads Food Pantry. A gentleman, always with a smile on his face, Dan was happiest being with his friends and family, playing tennis, gardening and teaching his children and grandchildren about the wonders of nature. Family and friends are invited to call at the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. prior to a service to celebrate Dan's life at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20th, with the Rev. Rhonda Kouterick officiating.  Burial service to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Please omit flowers and consider remembering Dan with memorials to his church, the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY 14845, or Tanglewood Nature Center, 443 Coleman Ave., Elmira, NY 14903.   Star Gazette – September 27, 2012


HUMMEL Frank W. Age 73, of Elmira, NY, died on Monday, September 19, 2005.  Frank was born on December 21, 1931 in Fassett, PA to the late Earl and Caroline (Smith) Hummel. He is survived by three sisters, Helen (Ira) Wheeler of Elmira, Edna Diaz of FL, and Ruth Ripley of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service for Frank on Friday, September 23rd, at 1 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery.


HUMMEL Helen M. Wheeler

Age 80, of Elmira, NY, died on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Helen was born on January 9, 1933 in Fassett, PA, daughter of the late Earl and Caroline (Smith) Hummel. Helen is survived by her husband, Ira; daughters, Patricia (William) Bailey-Hornsby, Susan Williams, Tammy Bailey, Lisa Diaz, Peggy Ann (Sara) Betts and Crystal Wheeler; sons, Clifford and Daniel Bailey; several grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Our beloved mother, Helen will be missed dearly by her family and friends. Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday, February 20, 2103, from 12 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.  Star Gazette – February 19, 2013


HUMMER – Floyd W. (Pete) Hummer, age 63, of 1325 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, NY, died Saturday, December 28, 1985. Pete will lie in state at the Grace Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Davis Streets in Elmira, Monday where friends may pay their respects from 4-8 pm with a Funeral Service there Tuesday at 11 am, the Rev. David Kingman officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery. The family would appreciate contributions to the Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund or the American Cancer Society in his memory. Survived by wife, Christina Gay Hummer; daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Thomas Peebles of Marysville, WA; son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Donna Hummer of Redmond, WA; 4 grandchildren; mother, Gertrude Kinyon Dickinson of El Cajon, CA; sister and brother-in-law, Orril and Stanley Douglas of Chula Vista, CA. He was a communicant and former vestryman of the Grace Episcopal Church and choir member for over 50 years, member of the Elcor Laryngictomy Club, retired employee of Facet Corp., and U. S. Navy Seabee during World War II.


WILLIAM HUMPHRIES age 54, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015. His father, Bill Humphries and brother, Michael Humphries preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving mother: Joyce (Art) Finnerty; brothers: Don of Elmira and Doug of Texas; aunts: Carol Wood and Bonnie Heeman; step-brother: Art (Lori) Finnerty; step-sisters: Vivian and Theresa; nephews: Kevin, Doug and Joe; niece: Jessica; cousins: Kim, Dawn and Mike, Jeff, Tony, Randy (Kim) and Chuck (Shelly) Wood; his special canine companion: "Lady". Bill worked for Edger Enterprises, Inc. and Woodlawn Cemetery. He was a long standing member of the Horseheads Eagles Club # 3818. Family and friends are invited to attend Graveside Services on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Woodlawn Cemetery 1200 Walnut Street. Lay Pastor John P. Knapp will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech Street Johnson City, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/11/2015

HUNGERFORD –MRS. ANNA M. WENTZ, 74 of Millport, Sunday, June 22, 1958.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. John I. White of Westover, N.Y.; brother, Peter Hungerford of Elmira; two grandsons.  Body at Kalec Funeral Home, Elmira.  Calling hours today 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m. the Rev. C. R. Knight.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/23/1958


A longtime resident of the Southside community passed away on Friday afternoon, March 18th, 2011 at Elcor Health Services following declining health at the age of 99. Born on June 8th, 1911 in Mosherville, PA, daughter of the late, William J. & Grace Little Hungerford. She was a devoted Christian and enjoyed people. Surviving are her loving nieces and nephews and a son, Jontue Elan-Steen. In addition to her parents, Myrtle was predeceased by her husband, Steven Viele; sister, Vivian Wells; brothers, Arthur Raymond, William A. and Jasper Hungerford. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Sherwood Sawyer officiating. Graveside services will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery where she will be interred beside her husband, Steven.   Star Gazette – March 20, 2011
HUNT Mary Adaline
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA - Wed., March 28, 1917, Pg 2
Mrs. Mary Adaline Hunt Rowland aged 75 years was born November 15, 1841, and died March 19, at her home in Westfield.  In early life she was married to John Rowland.  Two children were born to them, Mrs. Emma Ross of Pittsburgh and Nellie, who died at the age of eleven years.  Mr. Rowland died in 1874.  Mrs. Rowland has been a life-long resident of Westfield and vicinity.  The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. L E Catlin.  The remains were taken to Elmira Thursday morning for interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

HUNTER - Miss Eliza Jane HUNTER, 455 Maple Ave., died Thurday, March 4, 1943, after an extended illness. Survivors: Mrs. F. M. Howell, sister. Private funeral will be held from the family home Sat. 2 p. m. Rev. Henry WHITE. Woodlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Elmira newspaper. March 5, 1943. Sharron Vossoughi MOdesto, CA <>

HUNTER  John Harvey, Jr. "Johnny Utah" Formerly of Elmira and presently residing in Ogden, Utah died very unexpectedly at the age of 37. Born in Elmira, NY John was the son of John Harvey & Elizabeth J. Miller Hunter. He spent many years in Utah where he resided with his wife, Sue Hunter. His many interest included Fishing, snow skiing, music and time spent with his friends and family who survive and cherish his memory. In addition to his wife Sue, he is also survived by his daughter, Amanda Marie Hunter, Horseheads; his mother, Elizabeth J. Miller Hunter, Elmira; a brother, Lavere (Melissa Webster) Hunter, Horseheads, NY; sisters, Kimberly (Edward) Henry, Sayre, PA; June (Richard) Rice, Erin, NY; nieces and nephews, Stephen Jacob Hunter, Hall, NY; Matthew T. Hunter, Horseheads; Jessica Taylor Rice, Erin; Zachary Ryan Hunter, Hall, NY; and Gavin Quinn Marquis, Erin; along with many aunts and uncles. John was predeceased by his father, John Hunter and his brother, Laverne John Hunter. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway Southport on Friday October 14, 2005 between the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 8 p.m. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at his family’s convenience. Because of his deep love for his daughter, Amanda, his family requests that memorial donations be directed to her education fund c/o Mrs. Elizabeth Hunter, 1055 Hoffman St. Elmira, NY 14905.

John W. Age 28 of Elmira, died unexpectedly at home, on Sunday, September 30, 2001. John is survived by his mother, Bernadette Bailey Hunter of Elmira, with friend John Broughton; father, Thomas L. Hunter of Elmira; brother Thomas P. (Angel) Hunter of Elmira; sisters, Kathleen A. Hunter of Elmira and Elizabeth A. (Chris) Hurlburt of Hornell along with several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Walnut and W. Water Sts., on Sunday, October 7, 2001 from noon to 2:00 P.M. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

HUNTER –MRS. LOUISE HUNTER HOWELL of Elmira, Wednesday night, Nov. 11, 1953.  She was the widow of Fred Minier Howell, a founder of F. M. Howell & Co.  Mrs. Howell was a graduate of Cortland Normal School and formerly taught at the Carr’s Corners School.  She was a member of the Lake St. Presbyterian Church and Chemung Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and an honorary member of the Sorosis Club.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Hazel Howell Quick; granddaughter, Mrs. Henry B. Collin Jr.; three great-grandchildren, all of Fairport, N.Y.  The body is at the Smith & Fudge Funeral Home where friends are invited to call this evening from 7 to 9 and where the funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m.  The Rev. Barnett S. Eby.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  Flowers are gratefully declined.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/12/1953


HUNTER Louise June Sprague

Age 74, died on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Elcor Nursing Facility in Horseheads, NY. Louise was born on November 11, 1938 in Elmira, NY, daughter of the late John Harvey and Dorothy Irene (Hummel) Hunter. Louise was also predeceased by brothers, Jack and Ted. Louise is survived by her husband, Loyal; stepson, Keith; sisters, Shirley (Paul) Barrett, Judy Hunter and Phyllis (Wayne) Dunham; brother, Ken (Bonnie) Hunter; along with several nieces and nephews. Louise worked for the Chemung County Nursing Facility for a number of years until retirement in 1987. One of Louise's great joys in life was to cook Christmas dinner for her family. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Louise attended the Elmira Christian Center Church for a number of years. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Woodlawn Cemetery at 2 p.m. with Pastor David Cook officiating. Special thanks to the staff at Elcor (Maple Creek) for the excellent care Louise received the past year and a half. Arrangements have been entrusted with the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Star Gazette – July 16, 2013


Horseheads: Age 80, died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Bethany Manor. Bob was born in Elmira on February 24, 1931, son of Robert C. and Beatrice Sheffer. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years Rose Amacher Huntington and sister Ann Albert. Bob is survived by two sons, Robert Huntington III and wife Zenaida of Washington State, William Huntington and wife Christian of Newburgh NY; grandchildren, Robert, William, Christopher, David and Douglas; cousin Gary Sheffer of Summit NJ. Bob was a graduate of E.F.A. where he excelled in football, baseball, wrestling, and track. He was later inducted into the E.F.A. sports Hall of Fame. Bob was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was an aircraft mechanic on a C54 transport plane in Hawaii. He had worked over 50 years in hardware sales with 46 of those being with Rose, Kimble and Baxter. Bob enjoyed keeping active, he was an avid fisherman and golfer. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Military honors will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will be on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery.   Star Gazette – January 17, 2012

HUNTLEY, Sarah A. (Mrs. Nelson C. Huntley) - Mrs. Sarah A. Huntley died Monday morning at the family home in Geneva, aged sixty-four years. She is survived by her husband, Nelson C. Huntley, two daughters, Miss Myrtle Huntley of Geneva and Mrs. Frank Bump of Junius; a sister, Mrs. Charles Rife of Elmira. The remains will be removed to Elmira Tuesday and a prayer service will be held at Woodlawn Chapel at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
HURD Emily STOCUM - Mrs. E. M. Stocum

Death of a Former Elmiran - Mrs. E. M. Stocum, a former Elmiran died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Anna O. Bennett at No 8 West 102d street, New York city, with whom she has resided for a number of years. One son, H. M. Stocum of Tonawanda, also survives her. The remains arrived in this city yesterday from New York and the funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Stevens' memorial chapel in Woodlawn cemetery. Rev. G. H.McKnight officiated. Published - The Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press December 18, 1895

Mrs. Eliphalet Miller Stocum was born "Emily Hurd", about 1812 in (I believe) Stonegate, Bennington, Vermont. She is enumerated in the US Federal Census for Elmira 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880, along with her husband Eliphalet Miller Stocum (1810-1891) and son Hector M. Stocum (1835-1913). I believe her parents were Moses Hurd (1785-1853) and Anna (1784-1835) - of Vermont, Grandparents Reuben (1753-1811) and Beulah (1760-1839) - of Connecticut and subsequently, Vermont. (Her family, as far as I can tell, stretches back 4 more generations in Connecticut). Her son Hector M. Stocum married Ann Eliza Bennett (1839-1897). Hector was a volunteer fireman in Elmira, served in the Civil War (Enlisted 107th NY regiment, Company D, Captain 1862 he enlisted in Co. D, 107th Regt., N. Y. Vols., which served with the 13th Corps in the Army of the Potomac. He was in the field until the fall of 1863. participating in the battles of Antietam, South), and moved to North Tonawanda, New York, in approx. 1875. He died in Bath, Stuben, New York in the "US Home for Disabled Soldiers, Bath branch", and is buried with Ann Eliza Bennett in "Sweeney Cemetery", North Tonawanda, NY. Anna Olivia Stocum, (b. Feb.,1841 (Elmira?)- d. 8 May, 1917 in "Rivervale", N.J.)  sister of Hector M. Stocum married Luther Coe Bennett, (b. Oct., 1834 in Elmira, d. 1 May 1901 in Wellsboro) brother of Ann Elia Bennett. So there it is. Mrs. E.M. Stocum identified
HURD –MRS. MARY (HURD) ALLIS of Bethany Retirement Center, 751 Watkins Rd., Horseheads, NY, Tuesday, October 28, 1986 at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Ho9me, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads Friday from 2-3 pm.  Funeral and committal services will be held Friday at conclusion of calling hours (3 pm).  The Rev. Earl A. Noyes will officiate.  Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.  Mrs. Allis was predeceased, December 29, 1978 by her husband, Ira B. Allis and she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Floyd Peck of Horseheads, NY; son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Kay Allis of Lake Worth, FL; grandchildren SMSGT Larry Peck, Mrs. Sally McUmber and Mrs. Carol Allen; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/29/1986


HURD Virginia J. Hurley nee: Hurd

Age 83, of Elmira, died at home peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Survived by her children, Patricia (Joseph) Marker, Wellsburg, Nancy Hurley, Littleton, CO, Michael Hurley, Athens, PA, Jamie (Megan) Hurley, Littleton, CO; grandchildren, Daniel (Mary) Marker, Ryan Marker, Kim Baxter, Holly (Jason) Okuhara, Sarah, Rachel, Katie, Ella, Caden, Connor, and Erin Hurley; sisters, Lois (Mike) Kwasnik, Crystal Bump; brothers, Don (Sylvia) Hurd, Dwayne Hurd; several nieces, nephews and cousins; predeceased by her husband, Francis J. Hurley; brother, Dale Hurd; sister, Joyce; parents, Fanny and Rex Hurd. Those wishing may make a donation in Virginia's name to the Southern Tier Foodbank (envelopes available at the funeral home). The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Friday, November 23, from Noon to 1:30 p.m. Her funeral service will be held there at 1:30 p.m. with burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.   Star Gazette – November 23, 2012


HURLEY Francis "Ted"

Age 83 died Saturday July 7, 2012 at home in Elizabeth City, NC. Ted was originally from Elmira, NY and the son of the late John F Hurley and Mabel (Chaapel) Hughson. He was predeceased by his wife of over 60 years Shirley Grace (Bixby) Hurley and his brother Dale W Hurley of Rochester, NY. Survived by his children Sherry (John) Borek of Cortland, NY, Richard (Rose) Hurley of Rocklin, CA, and Kathi (David) Turner of Chesapeake, VA. His grandchildren Jared and Matthew (Joy) Borek, Sarah (Sempler) Rumbaugh, and Jason and James (Teddy) Ridley and 7 great grandchildren. Ted is survived by his sister-in-law Patricia (Dale) Hurley and Stanley ( Kathy) Hurley and numerous nieces and nephews. Ted was retired from MetLife. He served in the Air Force and was a life member of the Air Force Association and the American Legion. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY.   Star Gazette – July 15, 2012


HURLEY Francis "Ted"

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11 am for Francis (Ted), 83 and Shirley G Hurley, 81 formerly of Elmira, New York. Ted is the son of the late John F Hurley and Mabel (Chaapel) Hughson. Shirley is the daughter of the late John and Grace (Parry) Bixby. Shirley died on May 14, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC. Ted died at home in Elizabeth City, NC July 7, 2012. The Hurleys were predeceased by brothers John Bixby, Jr and Dale W Hurley and sisters Jean Marie Bixby, Camilla (Bixby) Heck, Mary Lou (Bixby) Graves, Floretta (Bixby) Moffe, and Anna (Bixby) Schultz. The Hurleys are survived by their children Sherry (John) Borek of Cortland, NY, Richard (Rose) Hurley of Rocklin, CA and Kathi (David) Turner of Chesapeake, VA; their grandchildren Jared Borek, Matthew (Joy) Borek, Sarah Jenn Rumbaugh, Jason and James (Teddy) Ridley and seven great grandchildren. The Hurleys are also survived by brothers Stanley (Kathy) Hurley, Clair (Gerri) Bixby and Richard (Ursula) Bixby and sisters Phyllis (Bixby) Kibbe, Barbara (Bixby) Hubbard and sister in law Patricia (Dale) Hurley and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends are encouraged to meet at the Walnut Street entrance at 10:45am for a processional to the gravesite. Reverend Michael Weeden will be officiating.   Star Gazette – June 23, 2013


Fred  W.  Hurley, of lower Maple Avenue died Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. after an extended illness.  Mr. Hurley was a former manager of the A & P Tea Company's store on Maple Avenue and Luce Street.  He was a capable business man and held the respect of many friends.  Mr. Hurley was a member of the First Baptist Church; Union Lodge F. & A.M.; Corning Consistory, Scottish Rite Masons, and Kalurah Temple, Mystic Schriners.  He is survived by his widow,  a brother, S. Lott Hurley of Elmira.  The remains repose in the Harrington funeral home and will be removed to the home of S. Lott Hurley, 1002 Hoffman Street, this evening.  The funeral will be held at that address, Saturday at 3 p.m..  The Rev. H.C. Burr will officiate.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Taken from family scrapbook and friends of Mr. Hurley  - the Miles, Ingalls and Gardner families.


HUSISIAN Leon Husisian

of Elmira, NY, died at his home on February 28, 2013 after a short, unexpected bout with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; his two children, Greg and Jeff; and his six grandchildren, Peter, Hadley, Eric, Katelyn, Jason, and Andrew. Born in Worcester, MA on December 2, 1938, he graduated from Worcester Classical High School in 1956. After graduating from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1960, he began his career as an engineer at Corning, Inc., after serving in the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant. A longtime entrepreneur, Leon was the owner of the Elmira Judo School from 1967 through 1972 and owned numerous apartment houses in Elmira. Since 1985, he owned and operated the Magic Car Washes (formerly AutoMagic) in Elmira Heights, Vestal, and Binghamton with Nancy. He loved tinkering with his car washes and spent many hours greeting his many customers, many of whom he knew by name. When he was not at the car washes, he spent just as many hours regaling his friends and family with his numerous stories. Friends and family are invited to gather for visitation from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3rd, and for funeral services on Monday, March 4th, at noon. Visitation and services will be held at Olthof Funeral Home at 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport. A military funeral will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira immediately after the services on Monday, for the interment of Leon alongside his daughter, Christine, who died in 2006.  Star Gazette – March 1, 2013


HUSNER Carl F., Jr.
Age 60 of Elmira, NY died Monday, July 21, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Carl was born on October 4, 1947 in Lyons, NY to the late Carl and Margaret (Coats) Husner, Sr. Carl worked for Totem Taxi in Elmira for many years. He loved playing bingo and was an avid Buffalo Bill's fan, but spending time with his family was most important to him. He will be missed dearly. Survivors include his fiancee, Lillian Hockenberry of Elmira; his daughters, Jennifer (Jack) Hubbard and Kristina Husner, both of Elmira; son, John (Andrea) Husner of Elmira; sister, Diane; brothers, Ernie, Ronnie, Richard and Terry; grandchildren, Gregory, Jesse, Cody, John II and Destiny. Carl was predeceased by a granddaughter, Jessica Husner. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, July 25, 2008, from 12 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.
Published in the Star-Gazette from 7/23/2008 - 7/24/2008

Betty E. Age 80, of Carpenter Rd., Waneta Lake, and formerly a longtime resident of Olcott Rd., Big Flats, and Mt. Zoar in Elmira, died at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006. Betty was born March 16, 1926 in Williamsport, PA, the daughter of the late Lester and Mildred (Brion) Hutcheson. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 59 years, Emery Hough; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Joe Uhler of Horseheads, NY, Priscilla and Doug Shanks of Camillus, NY; sister, Audrey Brown of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, David and Danny Uhler, Melanie Wood, Melodie Uhler, Melissa Dunn, Elizabeth Oliver and Amanda Shanks; 11 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Betty was a dedicated homemaker and for many years she worked from her home as a seamstress. Together with her husband, they resided many years on Mt. Zoar and later in Big Flats, before retiring to their lake home on Waneta Lake. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, from 12:00 Noon-1:00 p.m., where a celebration of her life will take place there at 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. Mari Rockwell officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of her family. Those wishing may remember Betty with memorials to Southern Tier Hospice, Inc., 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Obituaries for 08/26/06

HUTCHESON Norman C. Hutcheson
Age 80 of Horseheads, NY died on Thursday December 9, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Norman was born November 25, 1930 in Elmira, NY the son of the late Robert & Dora Benjamin Hutcheson. He was raised in Elmira Heights, NY and graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School. Norm was a veteran of The Korean War serving his country with the US Army. He married his wife Dorene C. Campanelli and she pre-deceased him on May 2, 1997. Mr. Hutcheson was also pre-deceased by his brothers Edwin and Edgar Hutcheson. Norm retired from U.S. Steel in Elmira Heights as a Draft Room Supervisor. He also attended Elmira College and was very proud of his endeavor. Mr. Hutcheson is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law: Kevin & Paula Hutcheson of Lee's Summit, MO; Patrick & Pamela Hutcheson of Horseheads, NY, Mark Hutcheson & Dr. Sanjukta Sanyal of Newton, MA, and Matthew Hutcheson & Marlene Pray of Doylestown, PA; grandchildren: Scott Hutcheson, Trever Hutcheson, Rebecka Hutcheson, Benjamin Hutcheson, and Owejan Pray; brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert & June Hutcheson Montour Falls, NY and Richard & Adriene Hutcheson of Webster, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mr. Hutcheson's Funeral Services on Sunday December 12, 2010 at 1 PM at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. The Rev. Rhonda Koetrick will officiate. Norman will be laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery next to his beloved wife Dorene.
Star-Gazette - December 11, 2010

Age 82, formerly of Level Acres Dr. in Horseheads, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 8, 2008, at the Seneca View Nursing Facility where she had been residing. Betty was predeceased by her husband, George in 1993. Her surviving family includes her sons and daughter, Gregory and Cheryl Cunningham of Spring City, TN, Glen and Theresa Cunningham of Horseheads, NY, Cora Lee Brown of Beaver Dams, NY; grandchildren, Michele (Paul) Tadder, Stephanie (Mitch) Hebbard, Renee (Noah) Buehner, Darla (Patrick) Mack, Scott (Jamie) Cunningham, David (Candice) Cunningham, Jennifer Keenan, Bonnie (Sean) Gilfoyle; 15 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, George (Ruth) Huyler, Virgina Bastian, Jane (Dan) Grafius, Charlotte Elliott, Corinne Luce; and several nieces and nephews. Betty was also predeceased by her granddaughter, Kim Cunningham; brothers, Lee and John Ross Huyler. Betty worked for nearly 30 years as a Pediatric Aide at St. Joseph's Hospital. Betty was a longtime member of the Big Flats Wesleyan Church. Betty enjoyed traveling and was so devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. Betty could always be seen in church accompanied by one of her grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., June 11, 2008, from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00. Her service will take place at the funeral home on Thurs. at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bern Lytle officiating. Interment service will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Those wishing may also remember Betty with memorials in her name to Big Flats Wesleyan Church, 561 Maple Ave., Big Flats, NY 14814. Special thanks to Michele, Margaret and Ella. Also thanks to the health care workers at Seneca View Nursing Facility for the loving care of our mother.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/10/2008.

HUYLER - The Elmira Advertiser - Monday Morning - April 23, 1917 - Page 7
Muriel A. Huyler
Muriel Alberta, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Huyler died at the family home, 509 Logan steet [street] Friday.  The parents and a sister, Grace, survive.  A prayer service was held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock.  the [The] Rev. C. M [M.] Kreidler officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery

HVITFELT Axel Edward Jr.
86, of Cranberry Township, died peacefully after a short illness under hospice care on January 21, 2010. Born in the Bronx, NY on August 26, 1923, Ed was the son of the late Axel Edward and Lyyli (Niemi) Hvitfelt. He was the brother of the late Alice Kinon. He leaves behind his former wife, Abby Hvitfelt, also of Cranberry Township; and five children, Richard R Fogle of Kansas, Axel Edward Hvitfelt III of New Jersey, Jon Eric Hvitfelt of Delaware, Lisa Ann Hansson of Denmark, and Johanna Ingrid Hvitfelt of Hopewell, PA; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ed served in the Army Air Corps, China-Burma-India Theater, during World War II and earned a Purple Heart when he survived the sinking of the HMT Rohna, the largest known loss of U.S. troops at sea. Ed was a 1950 graduate of Cornell University; he pursued a career in agribusiness, later expanding to the field of economics. He spent the latter 25 years of his career as a Professor at the State University of New York at Delhi. Upon retirement, Ed spent 10 years in Finland, returning to the US in 1990 and relocating from upstate New York to the Pittsburgh area in 2007. At Ed's request, there will be no local service - he will be interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY in February. Memorial gifts may be made to Sherwood Oaks Skilled Nursing at Sherwood Oaks, 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066. Arrangements by the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Twp.  Elmira Star Gazette, January 23, 2010

Geraldine Marie Hyde Former Resident of Elmira A 52 year resident, and retired business manager for KEM Abstract, Ellenville, died August 4, 2005 in the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, MD. She was 84. The daughter of Clarence and Dorothy Hoyt Hyde, she was born July 19, 1921 in Groton, NY. She was the widow of Robert Woodhouse. She was a member of The Church of St. Mary & St. Andrew, Ellenville, and The Cook-Taylor American Legion Post #111 Ladies Auxiliary, Ellenville. Survivors include her son, Thomas Woodhouse, Towson, Md.; several nieces and nephews, including Erin and Kelly Harmon also survive. She was predeceased by her son, Robert Woodhouse; and her sister, Lois Harmon. Friends were invited to call at Loucks Funeral Home, Inc., 79 N. Main Street, Ellenville, on Monday, August 8, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, at the Church of St. Mary & St. Andrew, 137 South Main Street, Ellenville. Burial was held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, at The Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. Arrangements by Loucks Funeral Home, Inc., 79 N. Main Street, Ellenville, NY 12428. Donations in her memory, may be sent to The Ellenville First Aid & Rescue Squad, Webster St., Ellenville, NY 12428.

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