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Clifton Springs, NY Press early January 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
DRYER - Committal services for W. Charles Dryer, 73, of Loveland, Colo., formerly of Clifton Springs, who died December 28th, were held, Saturday in Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Cassie L. Dryer, survivors are two sons, Allen W. Dryer of Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Truman C. Dryer of the Canandaigua-Rochester road; also six grandchildren.
The Fairport Herald Jan 24, 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. Ella Quigley, mother of Mrs. Edson D. Warren, died Jan. 23, 1940, at the Warren home, 75 West Church street.
Mrs. Quigley was 93 years old and had been in poor health for years. She formerly lived in Victor.
She leaves, besides her daughter, one granddaughter, Mrs. Page DeLand, and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held this afternoon and interment will be in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
BARRY - BOWERS
Olive Bowers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Bowers, and Francis W. Barry were married by the Rev. E. P. Esser of Victor,
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Fri March 22, 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
+ GILLETTE - Fred E. GILLETTE, a former station agent at the NY Central depot at Victor, died Saturday, March 16, 1940 at St. Mary's hospital in Rochester, Minn., where he had been a patient for 3 weeks. He would have been 58 years old on March 18th. He had been in poor health for some time but attended to his duties as NY Central freight agent in Oakfield until shortly before he went to the hospital. After leaving Victor, Mr. GILLETTE served as agent at several different points on the NY Central before going to Oakfield, where he has been on duty for 7 years.
He is survived by his widow, Helen, two sons, Jack and Richard, 5 sisters and 2 brothers. Funeral services took place Tuesday in the Presbyterian church in Oakfield, Mich.
+ GARLING - Mrs. Lena GARLING, widow of Louis GARLING, passed away on March 20, 1940. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Otto of Pittsford and Frederick GARLING of Fishers. Mrs. Mary KEUER of Railroad Mills; 9 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Reka BOHEEN of Rochester. Funeral services will take place at her home in Fishers at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Interment will be in Pittsford.
+ WASHBURN - William WASHBURN of Victor, entered into rest Tuesday, March 19, 1940. He is survived by his wife (Helen), a daughter Mrs. Lester (Ellen) BILL of Canandaigua; 3 sons, Earl, Ira and William; a sister, Mrs. Lewis BARNUM; a brother, George WASHBURN and several grandchildren. Funeral services took place from the home this (Friday) afternoon.
SCHMIDT - John C. SCHMIDT of Fairport, brother of Lewis SCHMIDT of Fishers, died on March 17, 1940. He is survived by 3 sons, a daughter, 4 brothers, a sister & 7 grandchildren. Funeral services took place in Fairport, Thursday afternoon, and interment was made in Pittsford.
+ Bert MARQUIS is recovering from his recent illness.
+ James STEVENS, brother in law of Charles BOWERMAN, is ill of pneumonia in Florida.
+ Miss Marion COMMISSO underwent an operation at the Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua, Thursday.
+ Mrs. Everette GARLOCK entertained 10 little guests in honor of her son's 10th birthday, last Thursday afternoon, March 14.
+ Mrs. Bert MC CLOSKEY is still confined to her home but is improved, following a fall at the home of her neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Edward PROSSER, recently.
+ Mr. and Mrs. H. R. BROWN, who have been living in the 2nd floor apartment of the Ralph BUTLER house on West Main street, moved on Monday to Farmington.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Roy SEAGER, Canandaigua, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Joyce SEAGER to Stephen L. JONES, son of Mr. and Mrs. John JONES of Victor.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Roy KEEFE are moving into the upper flat in the Butler apartment house on West Main street. Mrs. KEEFE will operate a beauty parlor in that location.
+ Word received by Mrs. George HIGINBOTHAM from friends in St. Petersburg, Florida, announce that her father, Rev. A. M. SPANGLER is feeling improved following his recent hip injury.
+ Mrs. Eunice HALL is visiting friends at Valley Stream this week and over Easter.
+ Mrs. Elizabeth SKEA of Warsaw, visited Mrs. William MURRAY and family the past weekend.
+ Mrs. Francis ODERKIRK left last Friday for Florida where she will vacation for several weeks.
+ Mrs. George H. GUNNISON of Bristol was a guest of Mrs. F. M. LOCKE over the past weekend.
+ Ira A. COREY was in Oakfield, Mi., Tuesday, to attend the funeral of Fred E. GILLETTE, formerly of Victor.
+ Miss Mary BREWER and Wayne MOYER of Canandaigua spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. A. E. COLLINS.
Clifton Springs, NY Press mid April 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
GILLIS - Mrs. Harriet S. Gillis, aged 87, passed away at the Baptist Home, Fairport, on Thursday. April 13, 1939. She had spent the last 25 years of her life there and was the oldest member of the house family, which occupied the new building, erected in 1914. At one time she was a resident of this village and will be remembered by many persons.
She is survived by a brother, H. S. Bundy of this village, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held from the Home on Saturday, the Rev. F. B. Taft of the First Baptist church officiating. Burial was made in Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.
The Fairport Herald Mail May 1, 1925 by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. Lucy E. Fisher, a resident of Fishers for the past 65 years, died Saturday, April 13, 1940, in the Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, as the result of a fractured hip-from a fall in her home. She was born Feb. 4,- 1853, the daughter of Abner Bushman and Phebe King of Mendon Center.
Her husband, Henry Pardee Fisher, a produce dealer and postmaster of Fishers, died 47 years ago. Mrs. Fisher is survived by a daughter, Miss Clara of Fishers; a son, Charles H., and a grandson, Charles H. Jr. of Brighton; a brother, Hanford E. Bushman of Mendon Center; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held at their home, Monday afternoon at 2:30, with burial in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
The bearers were Fred Fowler, Charles H. Fisher Jr., J. Sheldon Fisher, Almon P. Fisher, Francis Fisher and Preston Fisher.
Rev.Arthur C. Rheme of the Victor Methodist church and Rev.. G. Charles Weaver of the Centenary Methodist church of Brighton officiated.
The Shortsville Enterprise Wednesday July 17, 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
J. Albert Dunlap of Hebron avenue, mourns the death of his brother, William Henry Dunlap, which occurred at his home in Victor on Tuesday evening (July 9), after a heart attack. He was a native of Victor and had spent his entire life there. The survivors are two sisters and the brothers. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the Victor Methodist Church, with interment in the Boughton Hill Cemetery.
The Shortsville Enterprise August 6, 1941 by: Dianne Thomas
Many from this town attended the funeral services for the late Frank G. Hawkins at the Hawkins home in Victor town on Monday afternoon. Surviving, beside his wife, are three sons, Allen of Troy, Charles of Buffalo and Ralph of Victor; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Osborn and Mrs. Nettie Tillotson of Rochester. Burial was in Boughton Hill cemetery.
THE VICTOR HERALD
September 6, 1940 Pg 4,
by: Ron Hanley
FARRELL - Mrs. Grace M. Farrell, widow of Joseph Farrell, entered into rest suddenly at her home on East Main Street, Monday morning, September 2, 1940. Mrs. Farrell was born in Rochester, February 18, 1896, and had resided in Victor about 35 years.
The surviving relatives are two daughters, Esther and Madeline, and a son, Edward, all of Victor, two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Finnerty of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Gertrude Gielow of Rochester, three brothers, Archie and Howard Cuykendall, of Victor, and Earl Cuykendall of Rochester, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services took place from her home and from St. Patrick's Church. Burial was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday September 6, 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
GARLICK - Mrs. Julia Flynn GARLICK, whose death was mentioned in last week's issue of The Herald, was born in Fishers in Victor township, 65 years ago. She passed most of her life in Fishers and Victor, bur during the past four years, had lived in Buffalo with her son, Donald, and part of the time with her daughter, Mrs. Thomas SNYDER of Blasdell. she died on August 22, 1940, at Waneka, NY, where she had been staying at a lake home for 10 weeks for the benefit of her health, after having returned from a hospital. Besides her daughter and son, Mrs. GARLICK is survived by a brother, William FLYNN of Fishers, and 3 grandchildren, Marie, Thomas and Catherine SNYDER. Funeral services were conducted here at the Sale & Cotton Funeral Home and from St. Patrick's church, August 26, and burial was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
GARLING - Frederick GARLING entered into rest at his home on Thornell Road in Pittsford, Wednesday, August 28, 1940. He is survived by his widow, Anna WEIGERT; two daughters, Mrs. Walter HOLDERMAN of Manchester; Mrs. Alfred BURKHARDT of Toledo; four sons, Lewis, Frederick, Clarence and Ernest, of Pittsford; 19 grandchildren; a brother, John; a sister, Mrs. Lena WATERSTRAW; several nieces and nephews. The funeral took place from his home, Saturday afternoon. Burial was made in Pittsford.
+ Philadelphia mint officials have said that nothing but coppers were turned out during July because of the demand for the pennies, the result of defense taxes. The mint is running 24 hours a day, sever days a week, and is still behind schedule. The superintendent of the mint has issued a call for 30 machinists as part of an expansion plan.
+ The Japanese Salvation Army has decided to sever all connections with the London organization, changing it's name to the Salvation Corps. A growing campaign in Japan to eliminate foreign financial aide and direction from Christian religious institutions, is termed by foreign clergymen as the reason for the action. Also in Japan, Rotary clubs continue their meetings, but have dropped the name Rotary in compliance with government requirements.
+ On Sunday, September 1, the New Jersey Child Labor Act became effective. The law limits employment of minors between 12 and 18 years of age, provides for an eight our day and a 40 hour week. No minor may be employed in a factory if under 16 years of age and none in a hazardous occupation if under 18 years of age. Working hours in factories must be arranged between 6 o'clock in the morning and 1o o'clock at night. No person under 18 years old may be employed where alcoholic beverages are sold
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday October 18, 1940 by: Dianne Thomas
KEEFE - Frank E. KEEFE entered into rest at the home of his mother, Mrs. Kathryn KEEFE, on the Honeoye Falls road, Monday, October 14, 1940. He was born in Victor 36 years ago and recently returned form New York City, where he had resided for several years. The surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Beulah Collins KEEFE; his mother, Mrs. KEEFE; three sisters, Mrs. Leonard BARRY of Victor, Mrs. M. J. RAUSCH of Waterloo and Miss Madalyn KEEFE of Victor; three brothers, Arthur of Fairport, Donald and Roy KEEFE of Victor. Funerals services took place Thursday morning from the home and from St. Patrick's church. Interment was made in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
+ Mrs. Fred GREEN was a guest of Mrs. Albert POWELL in Rochester, Thursday.
+ Mrs. Fred GREEN and Miss Mary PRYOR of Rochester, went to Bristol, Wednesday. Miss PRYOR and Mrs. GREEN were friends when attending Mechanics Institute of Rochester.
+ Miss Blanche CLARK of Sandusky, has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Brice BOWERMAN.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. HUDSON of Rochester recently called on Miss Mary L . DRAPER.
+ Mrs. John LYNAUGH of Canandaigua, spent Thursday of last week with Mrs. Mary LYNAUGH.
+ Mrs. Rose JACOBS was agues of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert ROLLINGSWORTH of Fairport the past weekend.
+ Mrs. Howard BLOODGOOD and daughter, Mrs. Mabel ESTEY of Geneva, spent Wednesday in Rochester.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Howard BLOODGOOD and Mrs. Flora COX called on Mr. and Mrs. Frank SIDDONS and family of 7 Colbert Place, Rochester, Sunday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Henry SIDDONS of 1175 Highland avenue, Rochester, called on their aunt, Mrs. Flora COX and cousin, Mrs. Minnie BLOODGOOD, recently.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Terry ALDRIDGE spent Sunday afternoon with her cousin, Mrs. Louise BROADRIDGE, in Rochester.
+ Mrs. Harriet WEBSTER is spending a few days with her son, Robert WEBSTER and Mrs. WEBSTER at Redwood.
+ Miss Ruth WOOD and Miss Helen TISCHER plan to attend a hairdressers' convention in Buffalo, Monday and Tuesday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. A. E. COLLINS were Sunday dinner guests of their daughter, Mrs. Luther MOYER and family in Canandaigua.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Frank THOMPSON and daughter, Jean, of Rochester, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melville BEARD and family.
+ Miss Carrie STRONG has returned to her home in the Catskills, after having visited her cousins, Mrs. Marlon PLUMB and Mrs. Lillian ROSS.
+ Mrs. Charles PHILLIPS and daughters, Emily, Marion and Margaret, attend the World's Fair at New York City during the past weekend.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Herbert ALLEN visited her mother, Mrs. Marion BOWERMAN on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. ALLEN recently moved to 95 Leroy street, Rochester.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. SMITH of Syracuse were guests of Dr. and Mrs. Carl B. SMITH and daughter, Cynthia Laidlaw SMITH, from Wednesday until Saturday, last week.
+ Rev. and Mrs. Nelson L. LOBDELL and Rev. and Mrs. R. E. DRONSFIELD, motored to Syracuse, Tuesday, to visit Miss Marian E. LOBDELL, who has charge of 17 Freshmen girls at Syracuse University this year.
+ Miss Mary L. DRAPER and her guest, Mrs. E. A. DREW of St. Paul, Minn., called on Miss Ella MEAD at St. Ann's Home in Rochester, last Saturday. Mrs. DREW is now spending a few days with relatives at Clifton Springs.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Ralph HAWKINS attend the wedding of Miss Edna KEMP and Carl SLADE of Macedon, Saturday evening, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles KEMP. Mr. SLADE is a brother of Mrs. HAWKINS.
+ John CANNING, Robert TISCHER, Donald BREWER and Jack ANDERSON, have been spending the past week at New York City and the World's Fair. Mr. and Mrs. James ANDERSON took the group to New York. They (cut off)
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Tues Nov 26, 1940 by: GSubyak@aol.com
ESTES - Mrs. Leonora T.,
at her home, Victor, N. Y., Monday, Nov. 25, 1940. She leaves one daughter
and two sons, Miss Leonora M. ESTES, L. B. and Stuart all
of Victor, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the home until Wednesday morning. Private funeral services Wednesday afternoon, Rev. LOVEDELL, officiating. Interment in Farmington Cemetery. Arrangement by Sales & Cotton.
Shortsville Enterprise February 5, 1941 by: Dianne Thomas
Local friends will regret to learn of the death of Frank E. Cobb, 83, retired druggist of Victor, who passed away at his home on Saturday morning. He was a native of Hopewell, where he was born in July 2, 1858. He had been a frequent caller here and was well and favorably known to quite a number of our residents.
The survivors are his widow and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, with interment in Boughton Hill Cemetery, near Victor.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Thurs Feb 13, 1941 by: GSubyak@aol.com
BRADY - John P., at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. William WOODSIDE, 10 Algonquin Ter., Tuesday noon. Surviving are
three daughters, Mrs. William WOODSIDE, Miss Viola BRADY of Rochester,
Edward KEEFE of Victor; six sons, Frank and Leo of Rochester;
Louis of Le
Roy, Arthur of East Rochester, John and Walton of Victor; 29 grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Friday, 9 a.m., from St. Peter's and Paul's Church. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Victor, N. Y.
MARTIN - Entered
into rest Tuesday morning, Mrs. Hattie E. MARTIN.
She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Louise HENDERSON,
Geneva, N. Y., Mrs. Ada MADDEN, Cleveland,
Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Latimer Funeral
Home, 179 Clarissa St. Burial office at
10 o'clock and requiem at 10:15 o'clock Friday morning, Feb. 14, 1941, at St. Simon's Episcopal Church. Interment at Victor. (Boughton Ceme)
THE VICTOR HERALD Friday February 14, 1941 Front Page, col 6 by: Ron Hanley
John P. Brady Dies In Rochester - In His 100th Year
John P. Brady, who spent a considerable portion of his life in Ontario County, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Woodside, in Rochester, Tuesday noon, February 11, 1941. He had lived for nearly a century, having been born in Ireland on September 12, 1841.
Frank CARPENTER is 95 Years Old Today - Frank CARPENTER, who arrived in this world on St. Valentines' Day, is today quietly celebrating his 95th birthday at the home of his son, Benjamin CARPENTER, where eh now lives. He is in fairly good health.
OBITUARY - SULLIVAN
THE VICTOR HERALD April 11, 1941 Front Page, col 6 by: Ron Hanley
GERMANN - Mrs. Florence Cuykendall Germann of Rochester, entered into rest Monday, April 7, 1941, in the Genesee Hospital in Rochester. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cuykendall of Rochester, former residents of Victor, and a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Cuykendall. The surviving relatives besides her parents are her husband, Richard Germann, a sister, Ruth, a brother Henry, all of Rochester. Funeral services took place from the home of her parents. Interment was made in White Haven Memorial Park.
Miss Elizabeth Osborne, who has been with her mother, Mrs. W. B. Osborne, during the Summer, left last Saturday to resume her work as a lecturer and advisor to college students, clubs and other groups of people.
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne Hunt and sons, Jerry and Leonard, Mrs. William Washburn of Canandaigua, and Edgar Mead motored to the Adirondacks, Last Friday, returning Monday evening.
Clifton Springs Press Thursday October 23, 1941 by: Dianne Thomas
Heart Attack May Have Been Cause Of Boughton Accident - Dr. S. F. Kutz, Ontario county coroner, has issued a certificate of accidental death in the drowning in the Barge canal of John H. Boughton, 79, and his wife, Grace Boughton, 76, of Victor, on Sunday, near Port Gibson. He also stated that a heart attack may have been suffered by Mr. Boughton while driving.
J. Stuart Reed of Newark, a witness of the tragedy, said that the Boughton car entered the main highway from the intersection on Route 31, proceeded slowly about 100 yards and suddenly veered to the left of the center line and shot over the bank into the water. The bodies were removed from the wreckage by the State Police from Newark and others. Artificial respiration was unavailing
The victims are survived by two sons, Ernest, of Victor, and George H. Boughton, Pittsburgh; a daughter. Mrs. R. M. Calkins of Victor, and two grandchildren.
Mr. Boughton also leaves one brother, Linus C, of Victor; and a sister, Mrs. Charles A. Phillips of Victor, while Mrs. Boughton is survived by a brother. Charles A. Phillips, of Victor.
Funeral services were held in the home. Tuesday at 2:30 p. m.. the Rev. R. E. Dronesfield, officiating. Interment in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Dec 29, 1941 by: GSubyak@aol.com
SULLIVAN - Ella of
Victor, N. Y., at the home of Jerry KEATING,
Sunday, Dec. 28, 1941. She leaves three sisters, Mrs.
Mary KEATING, Victor, Mrs. William DOLAN and
Mrs. John HEINSLER, both of Rochester; one brother, Daniel
SULLIVAN of Rochester; several nieces and nephews.
Services from the home of Mrs. Mary KEATING, Victor, N. Y., Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and St. Patrick's Church at 9 a.m. Interment in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Arrangements by Sale & Cotton.
Shortsville NY Enterprise no date found 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. Charles H. Rogers of Main street mourns the death of her brother, Wilber C. Howland of Victor, which occurred at his home on Tuesday. He is survived by one daughter, two sisters and two grandsons. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 3:00 from his late home, with burial in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
Oswego Palladium Times Tuesday February 24, 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
Louis A. Rugg - WOLCOTT, Feb. 24 - Louis A. Rugg, 61, husband of Mrs. Ethel Sours Rugg, died Monday at his home at Victor. Mrs. Rugg is a former Wolcott resident. Surviving besides the wife, are a daughter, Miss Lucille Rugg, a son, Gordon Rugg of Rochester; and a grandson, Robert Rugg, also of Rochester.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home, with burial in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
The Kingston Daily Freeman , Kingston, NY Friday March 6, 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
Murray C. Drake is Found Dead On Upstate Farm - Murray C. Drake, a former resident of Kingston, was found dead on a couch in the farm house, on the Augustus O'Neil's farm at Victor, where he was employed as a caretaker, on Monday afternoon.
Mr. Drake was found dead by his sister, Mrs. Annie Drake Ripley, who lives on the Victor and Ionia road at Victor. Mrs. Ripley had gone to the O'Neil farm to see her brother.
Mr. Drake was born and educated in Kingston. At one time he was employed as a compositor on The Freeman. After leaving Kingston he made his home in Binghamton for many years, and for the past three years he had made his home with his sister, Mrs. Ripley.
Mr. Drake was a son of the late Chaplain A. T. Drake, a veteran of the Civil War. who was widely known in Kingston. He was a brother of the late Joseph Drake, for years a reporter on the Kingston Leader, and later publisher of a magazine devoted to the Hudson river valley which he published in connection with his printing business in New York city.
Funeral services for Mr. Drake will be held from the Gale & Cotton funeral parlors in Victor on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial in the Boughton Hill cemetery.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Apr 4, 1942 by: GSubyak@aol.com
McMAHON - Gertrude CONCANNON McMAHON of 53 Arvine Heights, Rochester, N. Y., entered into rest, Apr. 1, 1942. She is survived by one son, Charles J. Jr.; two sisters, Miss Bertha CONCANNON of Syracuse, Mrs. Dewey WILBUR of Victor; several nieces and nephews. Services from the home Monday at 9 a.m. and 9:30 o'clock at St. Monica's Church. Interment in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Victor, N. Y.
Oswego Palladium Times Friday August 7, 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
Edward A. Prosser - Farmington - Edward A. Prosser, 83, died Thursday. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Nettie V. Prosser: three sons, Chester and Glenn of Victor and Leon of Alhambra, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and a brother, George, of Oswego.
Funeral will be at 2:30 p. m. Sunday with burial in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor. The Rev. A. C. Rehme will officiate.
Shortsville Enterprise Wednesday August 12 , 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
EDWIN A. PROSSER PASSES AWAY IN FARMINGTON - The death of Edward A. Prosser, a well-known resident of the township of Farmington. occurred on Thursday, at the advanced age of 83 years. The survivors are his widow, Mrs. Nettie V. Prosser; three sons, Chester and Glenn Prosser of Victor and Leon Prosser of Alhambra, Calif.; one brother, George Prosser of Oswego; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Obsequies were held on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. A. C. Rehme of Victor. The remains were laid at rest in the Boughton Hill Cemetery.
The Herald Mail Fairport Thursday August 18, 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
Edward A. Prosser died at his home near Dead Man's Curve Thursday, Aug. 6, 1942, aged 83 years. He is survived by his widow, Nettie Prosser; three sons, Chester and Glenn and Leon of Alhambra, Calif.; 15, grandchildren, five great-grand children, and a brother, George, of Oswego.
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. A. C. Rehme of Victor officiating. Burial was made in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
Miss Beatrice Early visited her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. James Nolan and Rita of Shortsville, Wednesday and Thursday.
Charles H. Gardner went to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Rice at Aloquin, for a short visit, and with Mr. and Mrs. Rice, attended the 65th reunion of the Short family at Hemlock lake park Saturday.
Carrie B. Cotton, passed away at her home in this village on Thursday. She was born in Farmington Jan. 5, 1862, the daughter of the late Thomas and Henrietta L. Gardner and was married Aug. 27, 1881, to Charles F. Cotton, who passed away several years ago.
Mrs. Cotton was a Member of the Farmington Grange No. 431and had recently been awarded a life membership in that organization.
Funeral services were conducted at her late home Saturday afternoon, Rev. Leonard R. Hall, pastor of the Farmington Friends church, officiating. Interment was made at North Farmington Friends cemetery.
Mrs. Cotton is survived by a sister, Mrs. Sarah P. Betz, of this village, also several nieces and nephews.
The Herald Mail Fairport Thursday November 19, 1942 by: Dianne Thomas
The funeral of Stephen VanVoorhis, of Wen??? .... was held at a funeral parlor here. He was a son of the late Herman and Catherine Holmes VanVoorhis, and was born in Victor, October 17, 1878. Mr. VanVoorhis and a sister, Miss Mary VanVoorhis, made their home together and their nearest relatives are a brother, Albert, of Canandaigua, and nieces and nephews. Burial was made in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
Fifteen relatives of George Wiltsie, a native son of this section, visited him in Cortland where he has been a merchant many years. Dinner and a social time marked his 80th birthday anniversary. He is reported to be in excellent health.
John Wadhams is taking a preflight aviation course while finishing his last year at Mt. Hermon school in Massachusetts.
Charles Field, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Field," is in service in the medical branch of the navy reserve. His brother volunteered for service, but was rejected owing to a physical ailment.
Mrs. Stewart T. Vincent and sons, Joey and Bob, left Tuesday of this week for Venice, Fla., to spend the winter with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. DeWitt Dowling. Her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Vincent, is in overseas service. They have been spending a number of months with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vincent of this Village.
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