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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(LA FEVER)----(1888)- An Aged Lady Who Died in This City the Past Week-The Funeral. The funeral of Mrs. Elsie La Fever was held yesterday morning at the house, 211 West Gray street, the services being conducted by the Rev. Thomas K. Beecher. The burial was private and in Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. La Fever was seventy-five years of age, having been born in the town of Southport in 1813. While still quite young she married Richard Garrison, and their union was blessed by the birth of three children. Two of them died in youth, and one, Sarah, married John C. Seeley, of Elmira. Mrs Seeley died in 1866. Her one child, Ella, is now the wife of Dr. Henry Flood. Mr. Garrison died while still a young man, and his widow married Richard La Fever, of Schuyler county. Mr. La Fever died a number of years ago, and his wife, doubly widowed, removed to Elmira where she resided until her death. She was a woman greatly respected, and had a wide acquaintance in the county, particularly among the older residents.
MRS. MARY A. (MILLER) - Mrs. Mary A. Miller aged seventy years widow of John D. Miller died this morning at 7 o’clock at her home, No. 750 Pennsylvania avenue of heart disease. She is survived by five sons, Albert G. , William D., of this city, Warren who resides in the West , and Ralph of Elmira. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery.
MRS. HANNAH C.(POLLEY) -The funeral of Mrs. Hannah C. Polley was held at the home this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. W. T. Henry officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery
MRS. IRENE (PRATT) - Mrs. Irene Pratt of 326 West First street, died at 3:15 o’clock Thursday afternoon, aged fifty-nine years. The funeral will be held privately Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. A. G. Cornwell will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. The decedent is survived by a son, Ivan E. Pratt of Millerton, Pa., and a brother, Arthur Pratt, of this city.
MRS. EMMA L. (TANNER) - The funeral of Mrs. Emma L. Tanner will be held from the home of her sister, Mrs. C. W. Smalley, at 312 West Third street, Thursday afternoon and will be strictly private. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
Mrs. E. G. (Woodard) died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Brown, No. 201 Cusick street, Monday morning at 12:15 o’clock. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Brown, of this city, and Alice H. Moyle, of Wichita, Kansas. Five sons, Seneca Woodward, of Ranger, Texas; William Hurd, of Port Allegheny, Pa; Frank Hurd, of Punxsutawney; A. G. Woodward, of Curwensville, Pa.; T. B. Woodward, of Roulette, Pa. The funeral was held at the McInerney & O’Dea undertaking parlors Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Delos Abrams officiated. Burial was made in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 22, 1922)
? MRS. JOSIE ADAMS age 77 of the Tioga Nursing Facility,
Waverly, NY formerly of Elmira, Wednesday, October 21, 1992. Survived by
daughters, Mary (Ray) Busby of Stoughton, MA and Rebecca (William) Herman of
Elmira; son, David Adams of Elmira; 5 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; 4
sisters; 1 brother; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; 5 sisters-in-law and
2 brothers-in-law. Predeceased by husband, David Adams in 1991.
Donations to the Kidney Foundation for Dialysis in her name would be
appreciated. Mrs. Adams was a Deaconess at the New Hope Baptist
Church. Family will receive relatives and friends at the New Hope Baptist
Church, Monday 7 to 9 PM. Funeral services there on Tuesday at 11:00
AM. The Rev. Raymond McGriff will officiate. Interment, Woodlawn
Cemetery. Arrangements by the Don Kalec Funeral home. –Elmira
? ALDRICH Lillian
Aldrich, Mrs. Lillian age 82, of Gillett, R.D. 2, Pa., Sunday, October 21, 1979. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. with funeral services there Thursday 11 a.m. The Rev. Sydney J. Kane and the Rev. Donald Rockwell officiating. Interment, Woodlawn cemetery. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Elton Aldrich, son, Elton Aldrich, of Elmira, 3 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson, 1 great-granddaughter, several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Aldrich was a member of the Fassett Baptist church.
? ALLINGTON, Jean A.
Age 71, died Saturday, April 19, 2008 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Allington; three daughters, Roberta Baker of NH; Sheila (Donald) O'Dell, and Connie Allington both of Elmira. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lisa, Robert, Brian and William Baker, Tommy (Samantha) O'Dell and Amber O'Dell; two brothers, Howard (Ella) Clark and John Comstock both of PA; sister Joyce English, Texas; several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a good friend Scott Miele. Jean worked at the Laundry Basket Laundromat for 15 years until she retired. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 between the hours of 3-4 p.m. with funeral services following. Burial will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY at the family's convenience. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/22/2008.
? MRS. CORA M. ANDRUS of Lewis St., Horseheads RD 2. Body at family home where friends may call. Funeral there Thursday (July 29, 1954) at 2 p.m., the Rev. James O. Bell. Woodlawn Cemetery. Rebekah notice. Officers and member of Holly Rebekah Lodge, 249, Elmira Heights will meet today at 8 p.m. at the Andrus family home of Lewis St., Horseheads RD 2 to conduct a memorial service for our late sister, Mrs. Cora M. Andrus. Signed: Velma Kehoe, Noble Grand, Ida Warren, Secretary. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/28/1954
? ANDRUS Esther R. Andrus
Age 74, died after an extended illness, Wednesday,
January 19, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Richard Andrus, children;
Jess Coakley, Rebecca (Chris) Breese, Richann (Eric) Roblyer, Christine,
Richard Jr. (Andy), Glenn Andrus, Jamie (Charli) Griswold, sister; Terri Brown,
several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Esther was a
homemaker who loved to do word search puzzles, play cards, watch NASCAR
(especially Rusty Wallace) and loved her cats, "Misty" and
"Skeeter". Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral
Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira on Wednesday, January 26, 2011
from 5:00 to 6:00 pm with a funeral service following the calling hours at 6:00
pm. Graveside services will be held privately at the convenience of the
family. Star Gazette – January 25, 2011
(Born August 4, 1936; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery)
? ARTEMOW, Maria
Age 85, born on January 30, 1924 in the Ukraine, the district of Zhitomer, in the village of Kurnoe. On August 10, 2009, she died very peacefully at home after many years of quiet suffering. Maria lived full and an extraordinary life. She was well-loved and cherished by those who knew her. She was above all a quiet and smiling human being. "To know her was to love her", and we cherished the moments we spent in the company of her wisdom. Her natural humility kept her from offering advice unless she was asked. She willingly shared all she had, and all she knew with anyone who had a need. Maria knew the Lord and lived as He would have wanted her to. She will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to be in her presence. Maria was a 55-year resident of Elmira Heights. She was predeceased by her son, Nicholas in 1984; her daughter, Marianne Pace in 2001; and her husband of 62 years, Iwan Artemow in 2008. Maria is survived by her daughter, Olga of Elmira Heights; beloved grandchildren, Eric Artemow of San Antonio, TX, and Allison Pace of Swansboro, NC. The family would also like to thank their special friend, Kathy Storch, for her love, warmth and care of Maria during the last year. Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, August 12, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Orthodox Christian Church on 140 Horseheads Blvd., Elmira Heights. Panihida will begin at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held there on Thursday, August 13, 2009, at 12 p.m. with Father Jason Kappanadze as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. If desired, memorial donations may be sent to the Holy Trinity Orthodox Christian Church. James D. Barrett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published in the Star-Gazette from 8/12/2009 - 8/13/2009
? AUGUSTINE Dorothy J.
Age 89, of Elmira, NY, died on Thursday, October 18, 2007, at Bethany Manor. She was born on June 12, 1918 in Athens, PA. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Augustine Sr. in 1996. Survivors include her son, Stanley (Irene) Augustine of Interlake, NY; daughter, Judith (Harry) Porter of Waverly; grandchildren, Rick (Diane) Augustine, Sue (Joe) Bellinger, Shelly (Mycoma) Coleman, Tory (Melanie) Featherson, Dawn (Jeff) Mattison, Jona (Randy) Donovan and Eric (Wendy) Featherson; 19 great-grandchildren. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, October 22nd, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church with Father Richard Farrell as celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
? MRS. SARAH BAILEY, 88, widow of Rotnanzo Bailey, died Sunday (April 13, 1930) at 1 a.m. at 118 West Henry Street. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. S. S. Dale; one grandson, Dr. Charles S. Dale; one sister, Mrs. John D. James, all of Elmira. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the family home. The Rev. W. Hamilton Benham will officiate. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/14/1930
? Mrs. Margaret Balmer of Pine City RD 1. Funeral service will be held at the Sparrow Funeral Home, 305 S. Main St., this afternoon at 2. The Rev. Robert ? officiated. Pallbearers: J. Welch, Franklin Tillinghast, F. Welch, Fred Shappee, Roy Gustin, Franklin, Ted and Robert Tillinghast. Woodlawn cemetery.
? MRS. FLORENCE M. BARNES, 75 of Pittsburgh, formerly of Elmira, Dec. 19, 1945. Widow of William S. Barnes. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Mary B. Cadwallader of Mt. Lebanon, Pa.; sisters, Mrs. Sara St. Clair of Rochester, Mrs. Harrie Hopkins of Philadelphia; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Smith and Fudge Funeral Home. Committal service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Monday, 11 a.m. Dr. Henry White. Friends invited. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/25/1946
? BENNETT - Mrs. Ann Bennett
The funeral of Mrs. Ann Bennett was held at the home of her son, Barton L. Bennett, No. 469 Franklin street, this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Published - The Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press September 22, 1900
? BENNETT Helen - Mills Mrs. Helen Mills
Mrs. Helen Mills, widow of Rufus I. Mills, a former well known shoe dealer of Elmira, died Monday at the home of her sister, Mrs. A. C. Gerritt in Williamsport, Pa., she is survived by her sisters, Mrs. Garriett, a brother, T. F. Bennett of Elmira. The remains were removed to Elmira Wednesday. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Published - The Telegram, Elmira, N. Y. April 18, 1920
? MRS. CAROLINE G. BENSON age 66 of 974 Eat Clinton Street, Tuesday, April 20, 1976. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal will be held at the funeral home Friday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. John Bodzyk officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Grace Treat of Elmira; sons, Russell Treat of Hialeah, Fla., Donald Farnsworth of Sacramento, Calif., Robert Farnsworth of Corning; one daughter, Mrs. Ella Standt of Elmira; 16 grandchildren. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/21/1976
? MRS. SALLIE BIGG of Strathmont Park Friday night, Feb. 13, 1953. Survived by husband, Edward H. Bigg Sr.; sons, Fred and Edward H. Bigg Jr., both of Elmira, Howard of Lockport, N.Y.; daughters, Mrs. Sara Walker of Horseheads, Mrs. Laura McCarrick of Elmira RD 1; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. The body is at the Sparrow Funeral Home, 305 S. Main St. where friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and where funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Clifford Eichner. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Sunday Telegram 2/15/1953
? MRS. HARRY W. BLACK, 366 W. Third St., Monday, Sept. 6, 1943. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Charles VanHouten, Mrs. John Wallace; son, C. H. Black, all of Elmira. Funeral at home Wednesday 2 p.m. Rev. Henry E. Hubbard. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/7/1943
? MRS. MYRTLE BLAUVELT age 97 of Elmira RD 1 (Lowman)
Wednesday, May 3, 1978 at the Rhinebold Home where she has been a resident for
the past five years. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral
home Sunday afternoon from 2 until 4 p.m. Funeral and committal services
will be held at the conclusion of calling hours Sunday afternoon.
Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by her sister, Mrs. Elisabeth
Stannard of Elmira, RD 2; two nieces, Mrs. Helen Field and Mrs. Dora Straw;
nephew, Monroe Stannard, all of Elmira, RD 2; four grand-nieces. She was
a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Elmira and wife of the late
Joseph Blauvelt. –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/5/1978
? Gertrud J. "Gerda" BOOTH
86 of The Villages, FL, died on May 2, 2012. She was born
in Aachen, Germany and moved to the United States in 1954. She moved to The
Villages from Horseheads, NY in 2011. She was a homemaker in her own home that
enjoyed cooking, coin and stamp collecting, traveling, and animals. Gerda was
of the Episcopal faith. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John of The
Villages, FL; three daughters. Julie Van Kirk (Thomas), Corning, NY; Jane Zona
(Andrew), Peabody, MA; Susan Carr (Rodney), North Boston, NY; son, Richard
Booth (Lynda) Tucson, AZ; sister, Marianne Wade, Breese, IL; and three
granddaughters, Marissa, Alexandra, and Maria. Inurnment will be in Woodlawn
Cemetery in Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to the Chemung County SPCA or the American
Cancer Society in Gerda's name. Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley
Funeral Services - The Villages, The Villages, FL. Star Gazette –
May 6, 2012
? ETHEL IMOGENE BRINTHAUPT
Ethel Imogene Brinthaupt, 91, of RD 3, Gillett, formerly of Blackwell, died Saturday, Oct. 24, at Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital in Elmira, following a short illness. Her husband, Gordon Brinthaupt Sr. died in 1944. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gordon E. and Lula M. Brinthaupt of Gillett; two grandchildren, Suzanne Gabel of Gillett and Gordon E. Brinthaupt, III of Nassau, NY; one great-grandson, Russell Brinthaupt of Nassau, NY; a stepgranddaughter, Martha Blackwell of Blackwell; a stepgrandson, John Kocourek of Spokane, Wash.; a niece, Janice Sutley, and two nephews, Howard and Boyd Fish, all of Blackwell. Funeral and committal services were held at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg today, (Wednesday, Oct. 28), at 11 am. The Rev. Carolyn Byrne officiated. Interment was made in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family.
? BROOKS Bertha
Age 59 of Elmira, NY died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband John B. Brooks in 1999; brothers Earnest Lumpkin and Elijah Haynes, Jr.; sisters Clara Howard and Evelina Jones. She is survived by her children Sabrina, Lucretia, Chris (Elecia) and Omar Brooks all of Elmira; special daughter Margaret Lee of CA; grandchildren Dwayne Edwards, Devonte Brooks, Dakari Massey, Isaiah Brooks, Donovan Sconiers, Alyssa Cuer, Sezja Brooks, Camille Sconiers, Charmaine Brooks and Constance Bennett; brothers Nip Barton, Wilbert (Bernice) Reed, Ben (Cheryl) Howard all of Elmira, Robert and Jimmy Haynes both of AL; sisters Rita Howard(Greg) Stucky, Rosetta Hayes, Dorothy Haynes and Wanda Poole; special brother and sister Roy and Ernestine Kyles along with a host of nieces and nephews; "the Golden Girls" Leola Geter, Robbin Tindall and Marcia Greene and her dear friend Bob Mace. Bertha was an active member of Faith Temple Community C.O.G.I.C. where she served on the Hospitality Committee. She retired from the Arnot Ogden Medical Center after 30 years of service. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, April 25th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and at Faith Temple Community Church, Harper St., Elmira on Thursday, April 26th from 10 to 11 am. Her funeral service will be held there at 11 am. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Bertha's family thanks Dr. Greenberg, his staff and the staff of the Arnot Ogden Medical Center for the wonderful care they provided her. Those wishing, may remember Bertha through donations to the American Diabetes Association , 6390 Fly Rd., 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13057 Star Gazette – April 23, 2012
? MRS. EVALEANNA BROWN formerly of Hendy Ave., Elmira, Sunday June 12, 1973. No calling hours. Private funeral at the convenience of the family. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by sons, George of Grinnell, Iowa, Lester of Waverly, Howard D. of Elmira; daughter, Donald (Shirley) Doyle of Canton, Ohio; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Brown was the widow of Clarence M. Brown and a retired employee of the Southern Tier Assoc. for the Blind. Arrangements by the McCarthy Funeral Home. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/18/1973
? MRS. LEONA K. BROWN of 1257 College Ave. Tuesday, April 21, 1964. She was a communicant of St. Casimir’s Church. Survived by husband, Hosey D. Brown, Daughters, Mrs. M. Robert Sherman of Horseheads, Mrs. Donald Wheeler of Florisant, Mo.; sisters, Mrs. Otto Greesel of Hollywood, Calif., Mrs. Mark Furman of Elmira, Mrs. Ethel Hush of Binghamton; five grandchildren. Body at Hughes Funeral Home, Davis T. Calling hours tonight 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Friday at 2 p.m. the Rev. James Collea. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/22/1964
? MRS. MINNIE S. BROWN age 92 of 1527 W. Water St., Sunday, January 9, 1972. No calling hours. Funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Smith-Fudge Funeral Home. Rev. C. James Jones. Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Frederick C. Drake of Elmira; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/10/1972
? MRS. IDA BUCKHOLTZ of 534 Phoenix Avenue died Monday (Aug. 25, 1930) at 4:45 p.m. She is survived by her husband, William Buckholtz; a daughter, Mrs. Edith Taft; two sisters, Mrs. Ed F. Norton of Arkport and Mrs. Ada Bowland of Newark, O. The remains repose in the Davis Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/26/1930
? CAROLYN E. BURR
Age 63 of Glendale, CA, formerly f Elmira, Dec. 8, 1984 at Glendale, CA. Friends are invited to attend the Memorial service which will be held Saturday, Feb 11, 1984 at 11 a.m. in the Sullivanville United Methodist Church, Rout 13, Horseheads, Pastor John Martin, her brother, will officiate, a reception will follow at the church. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.
? MRS. MARY JANE BUZZELL of 104 E. Fourth St., Wellsburg formerly of Elmira, Monday, Aug. 11, 1958. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. Survived by son, Earl of Elmira; daughter, Mrs. Edward Ryan of Elmira; four grandchildren. Body at the Mogros Funeral home. Calling hours today 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer service there Wednesday at 8 a.m., Requiem Mass at 9 in St. Anthony’s Church. Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/11/1958
? MARTHA HELEN CAREY - MRS. Frank H. Carey died Saturday afternoon (April 3, 1926) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John W. Steigmeier of 725 West First Street, aged seventy-eight years. The decedent is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Steigmeier and Mrs. A. E. Beebe of New Bedford, N.J.; two sons, Jessie of Elmira and Elmer W. of San Francisco. The funeral will be held at the home of Mrs. Steigmeier Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/5/1926
? CHAPMAN, Mildred E. "Milly"
Age 75, of RI, formerly of Elmira, died Aug. 21, 2009. A graveside service today, Friday, Aug. 28th, at 12 Noon in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home. Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/28/2009
? CLARK Lucie V.
Age 92, formerly of Webber Place, Elmira, New York, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. There will be no calling hours. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady Lourdes Church on Monday, June 15, at 9:30 a.m., Rev. Jeremiah Moynihan, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Elmira's Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to a charity of one's choice. Lucie is survived by daughter-in-law, Jane H. Clark; beloved grandson, Adam J. Clark; dear friends, Richard Cox and Kevin and Judith O'Shea. Lucie was predeceased by her husband, Theodore R. Clark, Sr.; son, Theodore R. Clark, Jr.; and grandson, Travis J. Clark and his wife, Shanna Putnam Clark. Lucie was a retired registered nurse, having worked for many years for Dr. Gerald Connelly. Special thanks are expressed by family and friends for the kindness and excellent care provided to Lucie by head nurse, Cheryl Montgomery, and the entire Second Floor Staff of the Chemung County Nursing Facility. ARRANGEMENTS BY BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME. St. Joseph Alumni Association will meet at 9:15 a.m. at our Lady of Lourdes Church to form an honor guard for our beloved colleague Lucie. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/13/2009
? MRS. MINNIE CLARK, widow of William Rook Clark, formerly of Elmira died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Doud in New Lebanon. She is survived by her daughter; one son, Elon and three grandchildren, Doris, Robert and Junior Doud of New Lebanon. Mrs. Clark was a member of the Daughters of Veterans, Patriotic Sunshine Circle and of Tahoma Council, Degtee of Pocohontas. The remains repose in the Wilson Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/10/1931
? COBB - Molly L. Cobb "Nanny" -Age 90, died
on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her daughter, Lorraine (Cobb) Wright; five brothers, one sister; and special friend, Henry Parker. Molly leaves to cherish, daughter, Diane (Cobb) Joe; grandchildren, Wendy Davis, Patrick (Adrienne) Joe, Dr. Dionne (Melvin) Smith-Hollis, Jackie (Curtis) Little, Alonda (Brandon) Dwyer, Dynell (Patricia) Heath and Sidney Heath; sister-in-law, Ollie Miles of Macon, GA; 17 great-grandchildren; God daughter, Katrina Swan; along with a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, March 15th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Sullivan St., Elmira, NY. Funeral Services will follow there at 12 p.m., with Rev. Sheree D. Massey and Pastor Johnny Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family would like to give a special word of thanks to St. Joseph's Skilled Nursing 3A. Arrangements have been entrusted to the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.13.2010
? COKE Vioris L. "Lucy" Age 81, of Columbia Crossroads, PA, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at home. She was born on December 30, 1925 in Jamaica. Survivors include her cousin and caregiver, Carol Crawford-Hickok and her family, Brent Hickok, Chad, Chanel and Chaunte' Hickok, all of Columbia Crossroads, PA, and Christopher, Corey and Tresa Marrow, and Nia and Laiya Marrow; along with several other cousins and relatives. Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service for Lucy on Saturday, May 26th, at 12:30 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home with Michael Barclay officiating. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
? Mrs. Josephine COLE of 104 E. Chemung Pl. died
Thursday, Apr. 3, 1941. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Fred Oms of
Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Jack Thomas of Rochester, Mrs. Lee Schrader of Flint
Mich., and Mrs. M. D. Sanders of Elmira Heights; five sons, Harry of Endicott
and Chauncey, Leon, Lafayette and Raymond of Elmira. The body is in the Wilson
Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Edmond
Tucker of Corning officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on
article born Sept. 18, 1857)
? COLLINS Priscilla M.
Elmira: died peacefully on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at
the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 89. Her loving husband of 50
years, Maurice B. Collins, preceded her in death. She is survived by her
beloved children, Charles (Pat) Collins, Michael W. Collins and David Collins;
adored grandchildren, David "Mike" and Kathryn; Michael II (Amy),
Mary K. (Joel) Bruner and Jacqueline (Ryan) Johnson; 7 much loved great-grandchildren;
sister, Marilyn Marinan; along with several nieces and nephews. Priscilla
retired from the Chemung County Nursing Facility as a Registered Nurse after
many years of dedicated service. She was a Veteran of the US Army proudly
serving her country during WWII as First Lieutenant. At her request all
services will be held privately at the convenience of her family. She will be
laid next to her beloved Maurice privately in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave.
Elmira, NY. Star Gazette – May 5, 2011 (Home:
Southport, NY - Date of Death: May 4, 2011 Age: 89 Birthdate:
August 22, 1921 Place of Birth: Horseheads, NY Funeral Home
? COMPTON, Mary L.
Age 74, of Elmira, NY, died peacefully Saturday, March 7, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira. Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday, March 10, 2009, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Deacon George Welch officiating. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/10/2009
? Mrs. Belle M. COURSEN, 78, Gillett, Pa., died Saturday, Nov. 19, 1949, at Boughten Nursing Home, Troy. Survived by sister, Mrs. Carrie Cooke, Gillett; several nieces and nephews. Body at Soper & Vickery Funeral Home. Services there Tuesday 2 p.m. Rev. Charles Root, Gillett. Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. Gillett Rebekah Lodge 523 will hold a memorial service Monday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
? COWAN, Thelma L., Of Elmira, NY
died peacefully on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility at the age of 93. She was born June 21, 1914 in Elmira, NY. Her loving husband, Guy S. Cowan predeceased her December 17, 1997 after 50 wonderful years of marriage. She is also preceded in death by Eugene Cowan; and sons, Edward McIntosh and Milton McIntosh. She is survived by her beloved daughters, Alice Brown of Elmira, NY, Lois Langdon of Arizona, Elaine (Dale) Landon of Elmira, NY; along with 18 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Thelma was a dedicated employee of Remington Rand, was an exceptional ceramic teacher and loved gardening. She will be deeply missed. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Walnut Street gate to the Woodlawn Cemetery Thursday, May 29, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. and process to Thelma's gravesite, where she will be laid to rest with her beloved Guy. Her granddaughter, Lay Pastor Jennifer Bunn will celebrate her grandma's services. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility for the outstanding love and care given to Thelma. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904. Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/27/2008
? MRS. EMMA DAVIS of the Town of Erin died Monday (Aug. 25,1930) at 7:15 a.m. in Elmira. She is survived by her husband, Earl Davis; a daughter, Hazel; four sons, Edward Earl Jr., John and Harold all of the Town of Erin. The funeral will be held in the home of Mrs. B. A. Walbridge, 118 ˝ East Eighth Street, Elmira Heights, Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. A. H. Gonoung of Breesport will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/26/1930
? Marilyn J. COX (January 12, 1933 - March 3, 2013)
Age 80, of Horseheads, NY died on Sunday March 3, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Wayne K. Cox; children, Cinthia Wheeler, William M. Cox, Wayne K. Cox Jr., Wendy S. Formeck; and 10 grandchildren. Marilyn is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star (O.E.S.), and Daughters of the Nile. She enjoyed knitting, if she could see it, she could knit it. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 South Walnut Street, Elmira, on Saturday March 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Pastor Krista Mendoza will officiate. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Star Gazette - March 6, 2013
? Kathryn E. Dennis
Age 93 formerly of Cleveland Ave. , Elmira, NY., died on
Thursday March 24, 2011 at Elderwood Care at Tioga in Waverly, NY. Calling
hours will be held at the BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Monday March 28, from
1-3pm with funeral services at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will
take place at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery Elmira.
Flowers are welcome or those wishing may make donations to the Scholarship Fund
at BOCES 459 Philo Rd. Elmira, NY. 14903. Kathryn is survived by sons and
daughters-in-law Edward Carolyn Dennis of Oswego, NY; daughters and sons-in-law
Sharon and Floyd Jerzak of Davenport, Fl; David and Sharon Dennis of Myrtle
Beach, SC; Kathryn Henry of Waverly. NY. eight grandchildren, fourteen great
grandchildren. Predeceased by her loving husband George E. Dennis in 1979 and
son Dr. Donald Dennis in 1994. Kathryn was a retired secretary from BOCES, a
member of Westside Methodist Church and a former member of the West Elmira Fire
Dept. Auxiliary. Star Gazette – March 26, 2011
? Stella M. Decker
Age 71 of Elmira, NY. She was born March 1, 1940 in
Pennsylvania and died Friday, July 15, 2011 peacefully at home. She leaves
behind her loving ex-husband and devoted companion of 55 years, Franklin
Decker, Sr.; a beloved mother to her children Franklin Decker, Jr., Joseph
Decker, David and Kathy Decker, Melanie Gleason, Sherry and Gregg Radford,
Brian Decker and Beckey Decker (Carl) all of Elmira; a loving grandmother to 16
grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandson. She also
leaves behind her best friend since childhood, Gloria Miller. Private services
will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Woodlawn
Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family. Star
Gazette – July 19, 2011
? Doris Palmer Dunn "Deeda"
Age 89 of Elmira, NY passed away on Saturday July 16, 2011 at Elcor Health Services. She is survived by daughters, Susan (Dale) Little, and Rebecca (Dennis) Vegard; son, David (Susan) Palmer; grandchildren, Scott (Ivette) Little, Kimberly Baldwin (fianc?, Rick Lackey), Ian (Jennifer) Palmer, Christopher (Rachel) Palmer, Kelly Vegard, Jennifer (Jonathan) Murphy, and Katie Vegard; 11 great-grandchildren, also many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands, Ernest Palmer Jr., and Ronald Dunn, also three brothers. Doris was a United States Navy Veteran of WWII, and a retired Nurse from St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY. Family and friends are invited to call at the Grace Episcopal Church, 375 West Church Street, Elmira, NY, Tuesday, July 19, 2011, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Her visitation will take place in the Saint Michael the Archangel Chapel at Grace Church, followed by the Requiem Mass that will be said by The Rev. Fr. Donald W. Matthews at 6 PM. Interment will take place on Wednesday at 11 AM in the Woodlawn Cemetery with Deacon Daisy Kirkpatrick offering the committal prayers and where the Chemung County Honor Squad will accord Mrs. Dunn Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials to the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. Star Gazette – July 19, 2011
? Millicent D. Dickinson
Age 86, formerly of Pine City, NY, died on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Chemung County Nursing Facility. She is survived by daughters, Kimberly (Steven) Kennedy, Pamela (John) Noviello; grandchildren, Tressa (Brian) Bogner, Alyssa Allen, Julie Kennedy, William Alexander Noviello, Lea Noviello, Zachary Allen, Emily Kennedy, and Johnathon Noviello: son-in-law, Gregg Allen; several great-grandchildren, nephews, cousins and close friends. Predeceased by her husband, William Alexander Dickinson, and her daughter, Kathleen Dickinson Allen, Millicent retired from the City of Elmira, NY, and she was a member of the Home Bureau. The family will receive friends at the Grace Episcopal Church, 375 W. Church St., Elmira, on Saturday, July 7, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with Funeral Mass there at 2:00 p.m. Father Donald Mathews will celebrate the Mass. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Grace Episcopal Church or the Chemung County Nursing Facility, Resident Activities Fund, 103 Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901. Star Gazette – July 4, 2012
? Lorraine D. Lee
Rochester, NY: Lorraine D. Lee died November 25, 2013 at age 92. Predeceased by two husbands, Henry Leroy Harris and Elmer Lee. She is survived by two sons, Glenn Harris and Don Leonard (Emma) Jackson; one daughter, Nehru Lee; seven step-children; four grandchildren. Funeral Service, Friday 11 AM at All Saints Home Church of God in Christ, 351 E. Fifth St. Bishop Cephus McGee, Officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery. Star Gazette – December 5, 2013