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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

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

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


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

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

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

 

Woodlawn Obituaries

This page includes obituaries of women who are not identified by their own surname at birth. Only their married alias is indicated in the obituary. If you can identify any of these women, please notify Joyce so they can be relocated to the appropriate order in these pages.


? MRS. DORA ELLIOTT, 87 of 1009 Lincoln St., Sunday, Dec. 8, 1957.  Survived by grandson, George K. Elliott and daughter-in-law, Mrs. Crete K. Elliott, both of Elmira.  Body at Wolf Funeral Home.  Calling hours today and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. W. H. Willits.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/9/1957

? ELLIOTT Sarah K.
Age 67 of Elmira, NY died
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 unexpectedly at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She is survived by her husband Carl A. Elliott, Sr.; 4 children; 4 stepchildren; 1 sister; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 15 step grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St., At Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, October 4th from 10 to 11 am. Her funeral service will be held at 11 am. Rev. Richard Hack will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in WoodlawnCemetery. - Elmira Star Gazette, October 3, 2010

? FEDKIW Sophia
Age 89, died peacefully surrounded by her children on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Elcor Health Services. She was born on June 11, 1919 in Ukraine. Sonia is survived by her children, Mary (Ronald) Riley of Miami, FL, Anna (Henry) Fuksman of Elmira, John (Jeanette) Fedkiw of Baldwinsville, NY; and grandchildren, David (Jennifer) Riley, Miami, FL, Elizabeth (Bohdan) Kulchyckyj of Kiev, Ukraine, Todd Riley of Miami, Melody (Jeffery) Molinoff of Washington DC, Joshua (Melanie) Fuksman and Paul Fuksman of Elmira Heights, Jonathan (Jessi) Fedkiw of Arizona, Jane, James and Joel Fedkiw of Baldwinsville; great-grandchildren, Gregory, Viktoria, Lukash Kulchyckyj of Kiev, Ukaraine, Kara, Ethan Fedkiw of Arizona, Max and Jonah Molinoff of Washington DC, Brooke, Taylor and Cristina Riley of Miami, Arianna, Oliver Fuksman of Elmira Heights. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, March 13th, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home, followed by the Divine Liturgy at 12:30 p.m. at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, with Father Vasile Godenciuc as celebrant. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/12/2009

? FISHER, Peggy V.
Age 88, of Elmira, NY, went to be with her Savior and two sons on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, with her daughter by her side. Peggy is survived by her son, Gene Fisher; and grandson, Jonathan of Coconut Creek, FL; daughter, Roxanne Grow of Elmira; and grandsons, Shawn Fisher, Mike (Barb) Grow and Douglas Grow; and great-grandson, Michael Jr.; grandson, Eric Fisher; granddaughters, Kathy (David) Fisher-Graham of Burlington, NC; great-granddaughters, Ashley and Gabrielle Swarthout of NC and Katlynn Swarthout of Elmira; great-great-granddaughters, Isabelle and Madaly; sisters, Margaret Savercool of Millport and Jean Noordermeer of Kalamazoo, MI; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins; very special friends, Marlena and Danny White and Annie Liles. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Peggy on Friday, May 15th, at 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home with Major Stevens officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family would like to give a very special thank you to the doctors at St. Joseph's Hospital and to all the wonderful nurses on 2D.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/8/2009

? MRS. ELIZABETH FONDA of 560 Riverside Ave., Saturday, May 21, 1955.  She was a member of Riverside Methodist Church and the Rebekahs.  Survived by husband, Frank Fonda; granddaughter, Miss Margaret Lee Shanks of Elmira.  The body is at the Smith & Fudge funeral Home where friends may call today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and where funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m., the Rev. C. Clayton Comstock.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 5/22/1955

? MRS. MARTHA D. FUDGE OF 452 South Avenue.  The body is in the Smith & Fudge Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Friday (Mar. 12,1937) at 2 p.m.  Rev. Russell S. Brown.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star/Gazette 3/11/1937

? GILBERT,  Mrs. Catherine E. Gilbert of 352 E. 4th St., died this morning at 11 o'clock after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, John GIlBERT, a daughter, Miss Vera A. GILBERT of Rochester, and a son, J. Howard GILBERT of this city. The remains will be removed to the Harrington undertaking rooms and the funeral will be announced later. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Elmira Star Gazette Oct. 12, 1911. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <Rsvossoughi@worldnet.att.net>

? MRS. MARY A. GILMORE, 67, widow of Robert H. Gilmore of 332 East Water Street died this morning (Sept. 16, 1929) at 2:20 o’clock.  She was a former resident of Blossburg, Pa.  Mrs. Gilmore is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Seaburn of New York, Mrs. Amanda Gracie and Mrs. Margaret Shinnerling of Elmira; several nieces and nephews.  The remains repose in the Harrington Funeral Home where the funeral will be held, the date to be announced later.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/16/1929

? GIRARD – Mrs. Gertrude M. Girard, 82, 408 Livingston St., died Friday, October 28, 1966. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Saturday 7-9 pm, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. funeral service there Monday at 1 pm., the Rev. Herbert F. Hoskins. Woodlawn Cemetery. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Fay (Viola) Avery, Horseheads; one son, Ross M. Girard, Arlington, VA; 2 grandsons. She was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church.

? MRS. CATHERINE L. HADLOCK, a former resident of Elmira died Sunday (March 4, 1934) at the family home in Berlin, N.J.  She is survived by her husband, W. E. Hadlock and two sons, Howard and Floyd of Berlin.  The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock at Woodlawn Chapel with the Rev. William V. Allen officiating.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/5/1934

? MRS. ANNABEL B. HALL of 627 W. Gray St., Saturday, June 6, 1959.  She was the widow of Wayland F. Hall, member of the Park Church. Survived by daughter, Miss Sarah O. Hall at home; sister, Mrs. Charles Strouse of Elmira; cousin, Miss Lillian Forsythe, at home.  Body at Holly-Keck Funeral Home.  Calling hour Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.  Funeral there Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Rev. John F. Stearns.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 6/7/1959

? HARLAND Louise E.
Age 86, of Horseheads and formerly of Cleveland St., Elmira Heights, died
June 2, 2010. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Harland Sr. in 1988. She is survived by her children, Lois Donahue, Richard (Sue) Harland Jr., all of Plattsburgh, Regina (John) Houston of Horseheads and with whom Louise resided; grandchildren, Penny (Timothy) Hall, Ginger, Patrick, and Nicoal Donahue, Elisabeth, Timothy (Amanda), Cynthia, and Anthony Harland, Susan (Paul) Williams, Richard Harland III, Melissa and Laura Houston; great-grandchildren, Caseigh and Lauren Donahue Jacob and Tiffany Williams, Winfield and Kasandra Houston. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, today Fri. Jun 4, 2010 from 11-12:00 noon. Her service will follow there at the funeral home at 12:00 noon. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira. Those wishing might consider a memorial in her name to a charity of their choice. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 4, 2010

? Mrs. Catherine HAUPT
Sept 8 1902 Elmira Advertiser
Mrs. Catherine Haupt, widow of the late Andrew Haupt, died at her home, No. 109 Dewitt Avenue, Saturday, at 4:35 p.m. at the age of 83 years. She was born in Saxony, Germany and is survived by three daughters and one son Henry Haupt, Mrs. Joseph Myer, Mrs. Adolph Rachell and William Haupt of Elmira. Funeral Tuesday at 3:30 p. m. from residence. Interment in Woodlawn.

Sept 10, 1902 Elmira Advertiser Funeral
? Mrs. Catherine HAUPT
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Haupt was held at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the residence in Dewitt Avenue. Rev Mr. Schmidt officiated. The pall bearers were August Eisenacher, Ferdinand Haase, Frank Fisher, George Steinhauser, George Gohring and John Young. Interment was in Woodlawn.

? MRS. MARIA W. HOPKINS OF 355 West Fourth Street, widow of Richard Hopkins, died Wednesday afternoon, Mar. 10, 1937.  She is survived by a daughter, Miss Ruby A. Hopkins; a son, David E. Hopkins, both of Elmira and a sister, Mrs. Newton Benjamin of Washington, D. C.  The body is in the family home.  Funeral Saturday 10:45 a.m. Private.  Kindly omit flowers.  Very Rev. Frederick Henstridge.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/11/1937

? HOUSTON, Rosa
Of Elmira Heights, NY, died on Thursday, May 8, 2008, at Elcor Health Services. Rosa is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard Houston of Elmira Heights; several brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. It was Rosa's wish that there be no services be held. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home. Memorial donations can be made to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/10/2008.

 

? Bernadette A. HUNTER

Age 65 of Elmira, died on Thursday, November 8, 2012. She is predeceased by her son, John Hunter. Survived by her children, Thomas P. (Angel) Hunter of Elmira; Kathleen A. Hunter of Wyalusing, PA and Elizabeth A. Hunter of Elmira; five grandchilden; sister, Michaelene (Sherman) Peterson of Watkins Glen; nieces, newphew and cousins. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Walnut and W. Water Sts., on Friday, November 16, 2012 from noon to 2:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

 

? JOHNSON Edith Mae
Age 88 of the Chemung County Nursing Facility died Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home on Friday, March 20th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 21st at 11 am in Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 S. Walnut St., Elmira. Rev. Abigail Zang Hoffman will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Flowers will be provided by the family. Those wishing may remember Edith through donations to Bethany Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 256 S. Walnut St., Elmira, NY 14904; Chemung County Nursing Facility 5th Fl., 103 Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901 or Chemung County Meals on Wheels, 150 Fox St., Elmira, NY 14901. The family wishes to thank the 5th floor staff at the Chemung County Nursing Facility for all the special care given to Edith for over 2 1/2 years.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/20/2009

? MRS. CORA B. JONES, 84 of 419 W. Water St., Sunday night, Aug. 23, 1953.  She was the widow of Charles Ellsworth Jones.  Mrs. Jones had been a member of the Episcopal religion for over 50 years.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Helen L. VerBridge of Elmira, Mrs. Edward T. Wickham of Akron, Ohio; grandson, Raymond E. Wickham; great-grandson, Dale E. Wickham, both of Akron.  The body is at the Smith & Fudge Funeral home where friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Raymond M. O’Brien.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/24/1953

? KATHERINE N. JUNE age 73 of River Rd., Big Flats, Elmira RD 1, Sunday January 21, 1968.  Friends may call at Holly-Keck Funeral Home Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 1:30 a.m., the Rev. Robert D. Lucas.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.  Survived by son, Ernest June of Elmira RD 1; grandson, Robert A. June of Elmira; granddaughter, Miss Linda June of RD 1, Elmira; great-granddaughter, Louise June of Elmira; sister, Mrs. Margaret VanGorder of Elmira.  She was a member of Westside Methodist Church and the Nellie G. Seeley Club.  –Elmira Star-Gazette

? MRS. NELLIE KELLY, 68 formerly of Elmira, Saturday evening, Sept. 3, 1949 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Rudolph Frederick of Sidney, N.Y. after an extended illness.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Nettie Frederick of Sidney, Miss Mary Kelly of Elmira; sons, Robert Kelly of Rochester, Harold Empet of Horseheads; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Gertrude Hendrickson of Bainbridge, N.Y.  The body is at the Barber Funeral home, Horseheads where funeral was held today, 2:30 p.m.  The Rev. Earl A. Noyes.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/6/1949

? Elsie 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. LOUISE L. LAPPE of 511 Lake St. Tuesday Feb. 26, 1952 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Helen Sutter of Jersey City, N.J.  Survived by husband, Charles W. Lappe; sister, Mrs. Sutter of Jersey City; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Spanish American War Veterans Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Copley St. Home Bureau.  The body will arrive in Elmira Thursday night and will be taken to the Smith & Fudge Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. C. E. Eichner.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/27/1952

? MRS. CORA LINCOLN
(The Elmira Daily Advertiser, Thursday, August 9, 1906, page 2)
Mrs. Cora Lincoln, widow of the late Fred Lincoln, died yesterday in Binghamton, aged 42 years. The remains will be brought to this city to-day over the Erie on train No. 1 at 4:13 o’clock and will be taken to Woodlawn cemetery, where the funeral will be held in the Stephens Memorial chapel.  The Rev. George H. Haigh will officiate and burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery.  (jsheliga@yahoo.com)

? LOPEZ Juana E.
Age 82, of Elmira, died at her home Wednesday, June 10, 2009, with her daughter by her side. Juana was born June 21, 1926 in Copan, Honduras. She is survived by her loving daughter, Yolanda Lopez; other family members, Jose Ernesto of Honduras, Lemus – Ruiz Family of Maryland, Rojas Family of Tampa FL, Carbajal Family of Tampa, FL, Orellana Family of Maryland and Honduras; her Elmira families…..Prapestis', Nortons, and Bates', along with other West First Street neighbors; Secaira Family of Maryland, Hooper Family of North Carolina; along with many other friends in Elmira and Honduras. Juana came to Elmira from Honduras in 1963. She had a great love for the Elmira area and was known as the "Mayor" of West First Street. Juana was the pied piper of the neighborhood to both children and animals. She was the neighborhood cook and seamstress. Juana enjoyed working in her flower garden. Her love of family and friends was most important to her. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, June 12, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Juana through donations to either, Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830, or Elmira Animal Shelter, 842 Linden Place Extension, Elmira,  NY 14901. Special thanks to Southern Tier Hospice, especially Mary Beth Taylor, for the wonderful care provided to Juana.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/12/2009

? MRS. IDA MAE LUSK of 212 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, Monday, Sept. 6, 1954.  Survived by husband, William Lusk; daughters, Mrs. Robert Hoffman and Mrs. Peter Palmieri, both of Elmira Heights; sons, Lester Shutt of Elmira Heights, Clifford Shutt of Fisherville; sisters, Mrs. Marie Taft of Elmira Heights, Mrs. Gilbert Johnson of Binghamton, Mrs. Joseph Purni of Elmira; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  Body at home of daughter, Mrs. Palmieri of 225 W. 10th St., Elmira Heights where friends may call.  Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/7/1954

? MRS. VIRGINIA MALESTA age 95 of 405 Sharr Ave., Monday, April 26, 1982.  Friends are invited to call at the Hughes & Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.  Prayer service at the funeral home Friday at 1 p.m. followed by Liturgical Service in St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Soterios Lytras and the Rev. Michale Michalopoulos.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.  She is survived by son, Steve Malesta of E. Long Meadow, MA; daughter, Mrs. Solterios (Maria) Lytras of Elmira; 3 grandchildren.  Donations to memorial fund of St. Athanasios Church will be appreciated.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/28/1982

? MRS. MARY ELIZABETH MCCARTY, 84 of 225 Chapman Pl. early this morning, May 2, 1952.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Ruth Parsons; grandchildren, Mrs. James O’Connell, John McCarty and Walter Parsons, all of Elmira; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Hagerman funeral Home and Saturday noon will be removed to the home of daughter, Mrs. Parsons, 225 Chapman P., where the funeral will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m.  The Rev. Barnett S. Eby.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/2/1952

? MRS. MATTIE C. MERZ age 97, formerly of Elmira and Elmira Heights, NY at Chenango Bridge Nursing Home, Binghamton, NY Wednesday, May12, 1982 after a long illness.  Survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Campbell of Elmira; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral and interment services will beheld Friday at 11 a.m. from the Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, the Rev. Gordon M. Williams, pastor of the Oakwood United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.  The family will receive friends at the Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home Friday from 10 a.m. until funeral time.  Expressions of Sympathy in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Oakwood United Methodist Church, Elmira Heights.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/13/1982

? Mrs. Lena May MONKS of 116 Cleveland avenue died at Burdette, Sunday at 5 p.m., aged twenty-four years. She is survived by her husband, Morton Monks, two little children; her mother, Mrs. Ella Egan of Cleveland avenue, and a sister, Mrs. Clarence Owen of Wellsburg. The remains will be removed to the family home today and the funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article – died Dec 23, 1917 – buried Dec. 26, 1917)

? MRS. MARTHA EARNESTENE MOSHER, 72, 415 Race St. Friday, May 10, 1946.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Ruth Davis, Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Amelia Booth, Detroit and Mrs. Olga Harris, Pittston, Pa.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  The body is at Hagerman Funeral Home where funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m.  Rev. Paul Frohne.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/13/1946

? RUTH J. MUNSEY
Ruth J. Munsey, 77, of Elmira, NY died Friday, April 28, 1995 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Ruth was affiliated with the Bethany Lutheran Church in Elmira, NY. She was a loyal member, past district president and past noble grand of the Rebekahs. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Jayne Munsey Sr. of Elmira, NY; special niece, Jean and Floyd Smith of Elmira, NY; two grandsons and one great-granddaughter; sister, Alma and Larue Knights of Troy, PA. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on May 1 with the Rev. Daryl Whalen officiating and interment to be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Dialysis Unit at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. (TGR Thursday, May 4, 1995) [Joyce, I think her birth name was Munsey as Alma Knights, her sister's maiden name was Munsey. - Eleanor LENT Wolfe]

? MRS. LUCY MURPHY of 655 Dubois St., unexpectedly this morning, Dec. 30, 1954.  She was a member of the Franklin St. Presbyterian Church.  Survived by husband, Charles W. Murphy and daughter, Miss Mabel C. Murphy, both at home.  The body is at the McCarthy Funeral home, 628 Pennsylvania Ave., where friends may call after Friday noon.  Funeral there Monday at a time to be announced.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/30/1954

? MRS. BERYLE E. NAIL age 77 of 1478 Caton Ave., Tuesday, August 8, 1978 at her home.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Friday 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services at the conclusion of calling hours Friday evening.  The Rev. Frederick Turner officiating.  Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Naomi and Richard Reese of Pine City, son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Barbara Nail of Elmira; grandchildren, James and Sandra Nail of Webster, NY, Barbara and Frank Spinelli of Buffalo, Nancy and Stanley Swan of Newark, NY, Jeanne and James DeNunzio of Elmira, Steven Richard Reese of Pine City, 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, a sister-in-law, Miss Ruth Nail of Houtzdale, Pa.  She was the wife of the late Herbert T. Nail who died February 26, 1969.  She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Home Bureau, several craft clubs, Southport Senior Citizens and RSVP.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/11/1978

? NICHOLSON Sherri L.
Funeral Services were held at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday July 13, 2007 at 11 AM. The Rev. Dr. Robert O. Sherburne officiated. The Pallbearers were Kevin Cleveland, Ben Stansfield, Duane Callear, Robert "Junior' Callear, and James Duncan. Committal Prayers were offered by the Rev. Dr. Robert O. Sherburne and Interment was held in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/15/2007.

? MRS. LULU OAKLEY, late of 755 Maple Avenue, died Saturday night (March 3, 1934).  Survivors include the husband, Leon L. Oakley; one sister, Mrs. Etta Tebo, Elmira and two sons, Glenn and Earl Harvey, Elmira.  Mrs. Oakley was a member of the Auxiliary of the Pennsylvania Locomotive Engineers.  The body is in the family home at 755 Maple Avenue, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Allan M. Laird officiating.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/5/1934

? STEFANIA U. OCZKO
Stefania U. Age 85, of Elmira, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2007. Stefania is survived by her husband of 51 years, Marian; sons and daughter-in-law, Witold and Sabina Oczko of Conklin, NY, and Mark at home; son-in-law, Richard Longwell, GA; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister, Walaria Wydro, Poland; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her son, Christopher and daughter, Ewa Longwell. Stefania was a communicant of St. Casimir's Church, a member of its' Rosary-Sacred Heart Society and The Polish Arts Club. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Friday, May 11 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held there Saturday at 12:15 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. in St. Casimir's Church. Burial at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery.

? MRS. MAY E. PACKARD, 76, of 4 The Circle, Hornell, formerly of Elmira, Monday, Jan. 9, 1956.  Survived by nephew, Robert J. Palleck of Hornell.  Funeral today 1:30 p.m. at the Crandall & Crandall Funeral Home, Hornell, the Rev. John Furlong.  Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/12/1956

? PALMER Susan
Age 59 of Elmira, NY died
Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her children Roy Palmer of IN, Patricia and Debra Palmer both of Elmira; 4 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 2 sisters; 2 brothers and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, December 8th from 3 to 4 pm. Her funeral service will follow at 4 pm. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Star Gazette - December 7, 2010

? MRS. HARRIET C. PARKER, 84, of 516 W. Third St., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1956 after an extended illness.  Member of Centenary Methodist Church.  Survived by one son, Jay H. Parker, with whom she made her home; three grandsons, David, Arthur and Jay Jr., all at home; a granddaughter, Mrs. Warren Hinche of Tampa, Fla.; two great-grandchildren.  The body is at the Holly-Keck Funeral home where friends may call Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Robert L. Homer.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/12/1956

? MRS. BESSIE E. PARKS age 84 of 844 Mt. Zoar St., Monday, January 10, 1972 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services there Thursday at 11 a.m., the Rev. David Kingman of the Trinity Episcopal Church officiating.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.  She is survived by daughter, Miss Dorothea L. Parks with whom she resided; sons, Kenneth Parks of Binghamton; granddaughter, Miss Joyce Parks of Syracuse; grandson, Kenneth E. Parks of Indianapolis, Indiana; nephew, Mr. Robert Langguth of St. Louis, Missouri.  She was a communicant of the Trinity Episcopal Church and a secretary of former Elmira Knitting Mills.  –Elmira star-Gazette 1/10/1972

? MRS. (BERTHA) FREDERICK PETZKE, 165 Harriett Street died Friday, April 17, 1936 at 2 a.m., after an extended illness.  She is survived by her husband, Frederick Petzke; five daughters, Mrs. Arnold Graner, Mrs. Minnie Gamer, the Misses Anna A., Bertha A. and Ruth L. Petzke, all of Elmira; four sons, Frederick W., William C., Carl W. and Henry D., all of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Campbell of Elmira, Mrs. Louise Shuld of Erie, Pa.; seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Petzke was a member of the German Evangelical Church and Ladies Aid Society of that congregation.  The body is in the O’Dea Funeral Home and late today will be removed t the family home.  A prayer service will be held at the family home Monday at 2 p.m.  Funeral service in the German Evangelical Church 2:45 p.m.  Rev. R. Vieweg.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/17/1936

? LILLIAN PITCHER
Mrs. Lillian Pitcher, 580 Post St., wife of Henry PITCHER, died at the family home at 4:30 p. m. Friday. Survivors include a sister, Dora Dolliver, Santa Clara, Calif.; an uncle, Daniel COLWELL, Wellsburg, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to Wilson funeral home. Sunday morning it will be taken to the family residence at 580 Post St., where the funeral will be held at 2 p. m. Monday, the Rev. Henry C. Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. April 1, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <Rsvossoughi@worldnet.att.net>

? POTTER - Potter, Mrs. Martha A-(1931)The funeral was held today at 525 West Church St, Elmira. The Rev. Howard I Stewart of the First Baptist Church officiated. Burial 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. MARY H. PRATT, 514 West Clinton Street, widow of Arthur Pratt died at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 1936.  She is survived by a nephew, Dr. Ivan Pratt of Millerton and a cousin, Mrs. H. L. Hulbert of Creso, Pa.  Mrs. Pratt was a member of the Park Church.  The body is in the Smith & Fudge Funeral home and this afternoon will be taken to9 the family home where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m.  The rev. A. G. Cornwell will officiate.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/28/1946
 
 

? Bernice Elizabeth RAPLEE

Age 91, of Elmira NY, went to be with her Lord on Saturday May 28, 2011 at Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal, NY. She is survived by her children, Durwood (Diana) Raplee, Kathleen E. Kanaley, Larry (Dody) Raplee, and Scott (Donna) Raplee, David (Patty) Raplee; grandchildren, Grethen (Jim Spurles) Raplee, Jonathan (Amy) Raplee, Jim (Lori) Raplee, Pete (Kati) Tschudy, Tamie (John) Marshall, Patricia (Scott) Kinney, Rebecca (Brian) Eads, Brenda Hill, Karin (Steven) Link, Brian (Betty) Raplee, Christopher (Natalie) Raplee, Matthew Raplee, and Lindsey Raplee; also 17 great-grandchildren. Bernice was predeceased by her husband, Francis D. Raplee. Also by a sister, Marie Fischer. Those wishing may make memorials to the Willow Point Nursing Home, 3700 Old Vestal Road Vestal NY,13850, or the First United Church of Christ, 160 Madison Avenue, Elmira, NY 14901. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY.  Star Gazette – May 30 2011  (Birthdate: April 20, 1920  Place of Birth: Elmira, NY)
 
 

? MRS. MAUDE RAVER, 85 of Hickory Grove Road, Horseheads Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1960.  Survived by sisters, Mrs. Robert Rabenold and Mrs. Lina VanSalous of Lehighton, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Margaret June of Scranton; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.  Body at Holly-Keck Funeral Home.  Calling hours today 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Clyde G. Truax.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 2/5/1960
 
 

? REGAN Helen

age 86 of Big Flats, NY. died on March 27, 2011. There will be no calling hours. A Requiem Mass will be held at Grace Episcopal Church 375 W. Church St Elmira, NY. on Friday April 1, at 11am. Reverend Father Donald W. Matthews officiating, Father Robert Adkins, Jr. Assisting Priest. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery Elmira at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations to Grace Episcopal Church. Helen is survived by her loving husband Donald; two grandsons; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Robert and Doris Regan; Sisters-in-law Helen and Virginia Breznak and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Holly Ann, brothers Michael and Peter, sisters Irene and Mae. Helen was born on February 12, 1925 in Millstone, NJ., graduated from New Jersey Women's College (Douglass) and worked at Bell Telephone in New Jersey and New York. ARRANGEMENTS BY BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.  Star Gazette – March 30, 2011
 
 

? MRS. MARY FRANCES REYNOLDS, 71, died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the family home, 638 Windsor Avenue.  She is survived by her husband, Frank; one son, Herbert; one daughter, Mrs. Maude Marshall and grandson, Herbert Edward Marshall, all of Elmira.  The funeral will be held from the family residence Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery.  The Rev. H. B. Reddick will officiate.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/21/1936

? MRS. FLORENCE C. (AUGUSTUS C.) RICE of 909 West Water Street, Elmira on October 24, 1976.  Friends are invited to call at the family home at 909 West Water Street, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A funeral service will be held there Wednesday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Jack Ziegler officiating.  A committal service will be held at the family’s convenience in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Arrangements by Smith-Fudge Funeral Home.  Survived by daughter, Miss Katherine J. Rice of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was a member of the Elmira College Club, D.A.R., Elmira Country Club, Elmira City Club and of the First Presbyterian Church.  –Elmira Star-gazette 10/25/1976

? RITTENHOUSE Margaret Mae
Born January 8th, 1920, went to her eternal home, November 6, 2007. She was predeceased by her husband, Byron E. Rittenhouse; sons, Donald and Byron Rittenhouse; grandson, James Rittenhouse. She was survived by her daughters, Margaret (Peggy) Spallone, Lenora Michaels; and son, Harold "Ed" (Cindy) Rittenhouse; also survived by her grandchildren, Anthony Spallone IV, Michael (Char) Spallone, Phillip (Becky) Spallone, Barbara (Edward III) O'Connell, Roberta (Chad) Spallone, Lisa Michaels, Paul (Dina) Spallone, Margaret "Peggy" (Mark) Watson, Andre' Wallace, Chad Rittenhouse, Jared Verity, Tina Gill; along with 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-granddaughters; her brother-in-law, Serafino R. Peterson. Margaret also had a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins that survived her as well. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Friday, November 9th, 2007, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Funeral and committal services will follow the calling hours at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. A very special "THANK YOU" to the wonderful staff on "4D" of the Arnot Ogden Medical Center and the loving staff of hospice for their wonderful compassion during Margaret's visit.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/9/2007.

? MRS. MAUDE C. RITTENHOUSE died Wednesday (Jan. 5, 1916) morning at 9/30 o’clock at the family home No. 621 Lake Street after an extended illness.  The decedent was fifty-four years old and had been a resident of Elmira many years.  She is survived by her husband, Arthur Rittenhouse, a well known employee of the Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Company and a sister, Mrs. William Palmer of Evans Mills, N.Y.  The funeral was held at the home Friday at 8:30 p.m., the Rev. H. R. Harris officiated.  Burial was in Woodlawn.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 1/9/1916

? MRS. ERNA MARIE RITTER of 88 Greenridge Drive, Elmira, Friday, Oct. 22, 1971.  Friends are invited to call at the Hughes & Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Saturday 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 ;.m.  Prayer service at the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass in St. John the Baptist Church at 10 a.m.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Survived by son, William H. Ritter Jr. of Elmira; daughter, Miss Judy A. Ritter of Elmira; grandson, Mark Ritter of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Alga Hurley of Stamford, Conn., Mrs. Freida Barton of Elmira.  She was the former co-owner of Ritter’s Automotive Inc.; widow of William H. Ritter, Sr.  –Elmira Star-Gazette

? ROCKWELL - Mrs. Abram Rockwell
Death of a Prominent Horseheads Woman This Morning. - Horseheads, Dec. 6 - Mrs. Abram Rockwell, one of the most prominent women in Horseheads, died at 8 o'clock this morning at the family home on a road near the D. L. and W. station. The deceased was seventy-three years old and had resided here nealy fifty years. Four daughters, Mrs. Howell, who resides at the family homesteak, Mrs. Maurice Bennett, and Mrs. Willis Sayre Jr., of this village and Mrs. Arthur Fitch of Elmira, survive. The deceased had a wide circle of friedns and was highly esteemed by all who knew her. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 o'clock at the hom. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemtery, Elmira. Published - The Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press December 6, 1897

? MRS. MARY ELIZABETH RYAN late of 107 Bancroft Road died Tuesday afternoon (July 5, 1932).  She is survived by daughter, Mrs. Ethel A. Ayers, Elmira; a son, Ralph R. Ryan, Buffalo; a sister, Mrs. Francis T. McEntire, Philadelphia, Pa.  The body reposes at the home of Mrs. Ethel A. Ayers, 107 Bancroft Road.  The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m.  The Rev. W. H. Willits will officiate.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 7/7/1932

? MRS. MARGARET Y. SAUNDERS, 60, wife of the Rev. H. H. Saunders, former pastor of the Northside Baptist Church died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1942 at her home in Fairport, N.Y.  Survivors: her husband; two sisters, Mrs. F. L. Burk and Mrs. Anna Y. Wilbur of Elmira; two nephews, Paul W. Morse of Elmira and Lewis W. Morse of Ithaca; a niece, Mrs. Robert Sweet of Hornell.  The funeral was held Friday in Fairport.  Committal service in charge of the Rev. Grant Chambers, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 10/9/1942

? MRS. HANNAH R. SAYRE, 84, late of 236 Glenwood Avenue, Elmira Heights died Friday, Sept. 27, 1935.  She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Linnie Fitch of Elmira; three nieces, Mrs. Mary Stewart of Elmira, Mrs. Jennie Huey of Cobleskill, Mrs. Mort Rickey of Horseheads; three nephews, Willis Howell and Floyd Bennett of Elmira Heights, Albert Howell of Horseheads.  The body is in the Mathews & VanBuskirk Funeral Home Horseheads and Monday morning will be removed to the family home.  The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 9/29/1935

? ARVILLA K. SCHWAB age 74 of 355 Foster Ave., Monday, April 23, 1990.  Beloved wife of Syral C. Schwab.  No calling hours.  Private funeral and committal service for the family.  Rev. M. Russell Lee, officiating.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully declined.  Arrangements by Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home.  Survived by husband, Syral; daughter, Martha S. Price (Perry) H. Springstead Sr. of Lowman, NY; granddaughters, Autumn (Timothy) Townsend Sr. of Lowman, Amber (William) Thorpe of Granville Summit, PA and Candy Lynn Springstead of Lowman; grandsons, Brian (Regina) Price of Clarksville, TN, Perry H. Springstead, Jr. of Lowman; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Timothy and Justin Townsend, Marcia, Michael and Mitchell Ayers.  She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and Battle Hill Chapter No. 262, O.E.S. Fort Ann, NY.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/24/1990

? MRS. SARAH ELIZABETH SICKLES, 79, widow of Price Sickles died Wednesday (Apr. 6, 1927) at 7:15 p.m. at the home of her son, William on upper Lake Street.  She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Pine City.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Frank Kinner of Morris, Pa.; four sons, William, Fred and Edwin J., all of Elmira and Albert of Syracuse; four half brothers.  The body was removed to the Wilson Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. C. G. McConnell will officiate.  Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 4/7/1927

? HELEN J. SLONIGER of 361 Diven Ave., Elmira, NY; died, Monday, March 25, 1996 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home Wednesday 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.  The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Holy Family Catholic Schools in her memory, envelopes will be provided by the funeral home.  A prayer service will be held at the funeral home Thursday, 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, Southside at 10:00 AM.  The interment service will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery.  She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas E. Sloniger; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Michael Hourihan of Elmira; stepchildren and their spouses, Janet and Sam Scarnechia of N. Bergen, NJ, Thomas James Sloniger of Horseheads, NY; grandsons, Stephen, Shawn, Joshua and Jeremy Hourihan; step grandchildren, Tina and Daniel Scarnechia, Karen and David Sloniger.  Helen worked along side her husband, Att. Thomas E. Sloniger for 30 years in his law practice.  She was a member of the Legal Secretaries Association for many years.  Together they purchased Joycrest Skating Rink where they worked together for 19 years.  Mrs. Sloniger was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church Southside.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/26/1996

? MRS. EUNICE M. SNYDER.  The death of Mrs. Eunice M. Snyder occurred at 12 o’clock yesterday noon (April 17, 1901), being due to a stroke of paralysis, which the deceased sustained on Friday last.  Mrs. Snyder was seventy-five years of age and the widow of the late Henry S. Snyder of Big Flats.  She is survived by three children, Mrs. James M. Moffett, Mrs. Josiah H. Richards and Harry B. Snyder, all of this city.  The deceased was a devout member of Hedding M. E. Church and her kind and loving disposition had endeared her to a large circle of friends, who will mourn her loss.  The funeral will be held from the late residence tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o’clock.  Funeral Director F. E. Smith has charge of the arrangements. (Woodlawn Cemetery) –Elmira Daily Advertiser -4/18/1901

? SPRIGGS Florence Hazel
Age 92, of Nashville, TN, into God's care on Monday, June 11, 2007. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Wilson Spriggs, Sr.; sons, George E. and Ronald G. Spriggs; and her very best friend, Mrs. Clyde Woods from Elmira, NY, who was called to glory Tuesday, June 12, 2007. May they rejoice together in heaven. Survived by children, Charles Jr. (Ann), Robert E. and Jerry V. Spriggs, Carol Spriggs Newson, John L. (Veronica) and James E. (Cheryl) Spriggs, Janice E. Spriggs Jackson, Mary (Melvin) Spriggs Brack and Marchita A. Spriggs; 23 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Family and friends are invited to visit Faith Temple Community Church of God in Christ, Harper Street, Elmira, on Wednesday, June 20, 2007, from 11 a.m.-12 Noon. Her funeral service will follow at 12 Noon. Elder Leo Hughey, Pastor, Minister John Spriggs, Officiant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.
 
 

? Linda Lou STANTON

Elmira, NY: Our beloved mother, Linda Lou Stanton, age 75, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Nov 20th. She was preceaded by her husband, LeRoy Stanton, Sr., two infant sons, parents, Actie and Maynard Hauber, and son-in-law, Louis Morgan. She is survived by her children, LeRoy Jr, (Helen), Linda Black, Carrie Morgan, Bruce and Mike (Melissa). She also has ten grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 4 siblings.   She was much loved and spread joy to all that she touched. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all. A memorial service will be at Woodland Memorial Cemetery in Elmria on Friday Nov 25th. at 1:00 PM     Star Gazette - November 24, 2011

? Mrs. Clara STEFFEN, widow of Herman Steffen, late of Elmira, died this morning after an extended illness. She is survived by a son, Carl, three daughters, Mrs. R. L. Buchanan, the Misses Amelia and Erma Steffen, Rochester; two brothers, (can’t read) and Ferd Meissner of Philadelphia; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Forshee, Pauline Hamm, Mrs. Lena (can’t read) all of Elmira. Mrs. Steffen was a member of the German Evangelical Church. The remains repose in the Harrington funeral home, where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2”30 p.m. Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr. 28, 1932)

? STILES, Millie
Formerly of Bethany Knoll Apartments, Horseheads, NY
Age 90, died on Monday, February 25, 2008, at the Jewish Home on Genesee Street in Syracuse, NY, after a long illness with Alzheimer's. She was a dedicated mother of daughters, Janice Stiles, currently residing in Lakeland, FL, Linda (Patrick) Rankin, currently residing in Syracuse, NY. Millie's husband, Glenn Stiles predeceased her in June of 1994. They were former members of the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church in Pine City, NY. Millie was born in Vestal, NY, and worked for many years in the Elmira Theatre. She was an avid gardener. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904, on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring Millie's life will follow the visitation (1 p.m.). The Reverend Fred Kelesy will officiate. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, daughters request that those wishing may make contributions to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088, or to the Alzheimer's Association, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/26/2008.
 
 

? STONE, Mrs. Lucy M.
 Age 77, of 213 Soper St., Wednesday, Feb. 2, 1972.  Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home, Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral service there Monday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Bruce P. Cummings.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.  Survived by husband, Milton Stone; daughter, Mrs. Rocco (Velma) Menechella of Elmira; two sons, Maurice of Elmira, Kenneth of Fort Worth, Texas; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren.

? ALICE HELD STORCH age 64 of Watkins Rd., Millport, N.Y., Wednesday April 1, 1981.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral home Friday  2 to 4 and 7  to  9 p.m.  Funeral services there Saturday 11 a.m.  The Rev. Bruce P. Cummings will officiate.  Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.  Mrs. Storch is survived by her husband Elmer; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Sharon Held of Pine City; four grandchildren, Scott, Tammy, Shawn and Shane Held.  Mrs. Storch was a communicant of Southside Baptist Church.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/3/1981

? ELEANOR M. SWARTZ age 66 of 805 Holley Rd., Elmira, NY, formerly of 237 Sheridan Ave., Elmira Heights, NY unexpectedly, Monday, March 20, 1989.  There will be no calling hours.  Funeral and committal services will be  held at the convenience of the family.  The Rev. Keith R. Haverkamp officiating.  Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully declined.  Those wishing may make memorial gifts to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation or the Arnot Ogden Foundation.  She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Richard R. (Sandra L.) Swartz of Elmira, NY and Robert L. (Sandra J.) Swartz of Lancaster, PA; grandchildren, Paul R. (Nancy) of Elmira, David L. of Rochester, Daniel M. of Elmira, Tamra M. and Danielle K., both of Lancaster, PA; father-in-law, Fred N. Eddinger of Elmira.  She is predeceased by husband, Floyd  R. Swartz in June of 1988.  Arrangements by Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/22/1989
 
 

? Stella E. Tarbay

Age 97, of Elmira, NY, died peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at the Sayre House in Sayre, PA. Stella will be dearly missed by those that knew her and enjoyed her company. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Star Gazette – December 15, 2011
 
 

? TAYLOR MINNIE  Listed on 05/08/03
Minnie B. Age 91, of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Elcor Health Services. She is survived by her son, Richard (Karen) Taylor of Elmira, NY; daughters, Beverly Lattimer of Elmira, NY, Barbara (Sam) Pelligrino and Faye Jacque, both of FL; 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Minnie was predeceased by her husband, Harold Taylor Sr.; sons, Robert DuVall, Sonny Arnold, Harold Taylor, Jr., and Richard Taylor; daughters, Joyce Lovejoy and Beverly Shadduck. Minnie was a former member of the Elmira Loyal Order of Moose. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Friday, May 9, 2003, from 5 to 7 p.m. with Funeral and Committal there Friday evening at 7 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorials to Meals-On-Wheels of Chemung County, 150 Fox St., Elmira, NY 14901.
 
 

? Elizabeth D. "Betty" TERWILLIGER

Age 96, of, Elmira, NY, died peacefully at Elderwood Nursing Facility, Waverly, NY. on Wednesday December 7, 2011. She is survived by her children, Mary Lou (Richard) Steere, Deanna (John) Makovitch, Bill (Mary) Terwilliger, and Suzanne (Michael) Walsh; grandchildren, Jeff Steere, Kelley Onesti, Jillian, Michael, Kevin, and Katie Walsh, Nicole and Christopher Terwilliger; also four great grandchildren; sister, Madlyn Orlousky; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred "Al" Terwilliger, also three brothers and three sisters. Elizabeth was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, (Southside) Elmira, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM Wednesday December 28, 2011, in St. Mary's Church, Franklin St. Elmira, followed by graveside prayers at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin St., Elmira, NY 14904.
 
 

? MRS. BLANCE K. THEETGE, 84, OF 503 Roe Ave., widow of Frederick Theetge, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1956.  Member of St. John Episcopal Church, Elmira Heights.  Survived by daughters; Mrs. G. M. O’Hare, Mrs. John A. Gilson, Mrs. Herbert Johnson, Miss Dorothy Theetge, Mrs. George Clapp, all of Elmira; a son, Harold F. Theetge of Elmira; a sister, Mrs. Floyd Atwater of Elmira; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Body at the MacPherson Funeral Home where friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. David Kingman.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/12/1956

? MRS. OTTIS J. THOMAS age 92 of 900 Dalrymple Ave., Friday, November 7th, 1975 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services there Sunday at a time to be announced.  Woodlawn Cemetery.  Survived by son, Edward M. Thomas of Elmira.  He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and a retired Southport Farmer.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 11/8/1975

? TURCK, Norma E.
Age 91, of Elmira, NY, died Sunday, August 19, 2007, at home. She was predeceased by her husband, Carol A. Turck in 1992 and is survived by her daughter, Marilyn R. Turck; son, C. Alex Turck, both of Elmira; daughter and son-in-law, Debra A. and Timothy Sullivan; grandson, Erich T. Sullivan; granddaughters, Bethany D. and Tricia L. Sullivan, all of Underhill, VT; along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Turck was a lifetime member of the 1st United Church of Christ; a life member of Harmony Loyal Chapter #265, O.E.S. It was her request that there be no calling hours and that her funeral service be held privately with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. Jane Winters will officiate. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/22/2007.
 

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