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Shortsville Enterprise Wednesday February 6, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
AVERY RUSSELL BROWN DIES AT HOME IN VICTOR - Many local friends will regret to learn of the passing of a former well known resident of this section, Avery Russell Brown, which occurred at his home in Victor on Friday (Feb. 1), after only a short illness. He was in his 76th year.
Mr. Brown was a native of Brownsville, this state, having been born on July 3, 1869. He was united in marriage with Miss Florence Bounds of Shortsville during the year 1869. The couple made their home in Hopewell for many years, during which time he was employed in the factory of the Shortsville Wheel Company, being one of the foremen. In 1922 they removed to Victor where they had since resided.
Mrs. Brown passed away in May, 1945. The survivors include three daughters, Mrs. James R. Carey of Shortsville, Mrs. Ralph Dusett of Philadelphia and Mrs. Harry McDonnell of Cortland; and three sons, George Brown of Clifton Springs, Pfc. Harry Brown of the US Army and Arthur Brown of Victor.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 o'clock on Monday afternoon from his late home, with the Rev. Lee Hill of Victor officiating. Interment was made in the Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.
Geneva Daily Times Friday March 29, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
HOPEWELL - Funeral Held Thursday for VAN VOORIS -
Hopewell, March 29 - The funeral of Albert Van Voorhis was held from his late home on Thursday at 2 p. m. with Rev. Hardy Lamb, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Canandaigua, officiating. Interment was to Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
Mr. Van Voorhis, 70, died at his home on the Freshour road on Monday night. He had failing health for several years and the last few months he was very ill. He was a resident of Hopewell for 83 years and the last of seven children.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Judith Dayton Van Voorhis; three daughters, Misses Margaret, of Albany; Nellie, of Clearwater, Pla.,
and Judith at home; one son, Charles Van Voorhis, of Canandaigua.
Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, March 22, 1946 Pg 5 by: Dianne Thomas
DIED: VAN VECHTEN - George C. VAN VECHTEN, native of Victor who achieved considerable distinction as an engineer in Rochester, died at his home in that city, on Wednesday, March 20. Mr. VAN VECHTEN was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles VAN VECHTEN and the family home in Victor was near the Overhead Bridge. More than 40 years ago, George left Victor and for several years he was employed as an engineer by the Stecher Lithographing Company. He was at one time president of the Rochester Engineering Society. After a year in retirement, he took a position as sales representative for a pump manufacturing concern and pumps sold by him are now in use in the Victor Central School. He passed through Victor frequently, often being accompanied by another former resident, S. L. KELLAM.
Mr. VAN VECHTEN is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lucy Blanchard VAN VECHTEN; one daughter, Mrs. Raymond HICKS; two sons, Charles of Wilmington, DE, and John VAN VECHTEN of Rochester; one step-daughter, Miss Lorraine BLANCHARD; one sister, Mrs. Clayton H. SNOVER of Randolph, NY and five grandchildren.
The Clifton Springs Press Thursday April 4, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
Funeral services were held last week Thursday at the home for Albert Van Voorhis, 70, Hopewell farmer. He had been in ill health for sometime. He was born in the town of Victor, Nov. 18, 1875 and had lived in Hopewell for 63 years.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Judith Dayton Van Voorhis he leaves three daughters and one son all of Hopewell. Bearers were Basil T. Elmer, Kenneth Bundy, Jack Croucher, William Murray of Canandaigua; William Kirkpatrick and George Wirth of Hopewell. Interment was in Boughton Hill cemetery, Victor.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, April 5, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
Donald E. KEEFE Is Honorably Discharged - T. S. Donald E. KEEFE, son of Mrs. David KEEFE, was released from service at Fort Dix, March 27. He spent 11 months in the European Theatre of Operations, entering the service December 23, 1942 and sailing for ETO on March 31, 1945. He was stationed in Czechoslovakia and Germany. He has now joined his wife and daughter at 305 Averill Avenue, Rochester.
Marion ROWLEY Given Honorable Discharge - Marion ROWLEY has returned to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles ROWLEY, having received his honorable discharge at Fort Dix after 38 months in the service and 33 months in the European Theatre of Operations. He served in the front lines with the combat engineers and won four battle stars and the infantryman's badge.
"AD" - Our Number One Enemy - is cancer because it will kill 175,000 Americans this year. This is one, every three minutes. And the death rate is increasing. By 1956, there will be 215,000 cancer deaths annually, unless we act now to bring this dreaded disease under rigid control. Your gift now to fight cancer may protect your home or the one next door from this terrible Malady. Give to: The American Cancer Society, 350 Fifth Avenue, New York.
BOUGHTON - Mrs. Lucy Calkins BOUGHTON, one of Victor's older residents, died on Thursday morning, April 4, 1946, in a nursing home in Canandaigua, where she has been cared for since March 8. She was 89 years old in December of last year, and had been in failing health for some time. Lucy CALKINS was born in Victor township, a daughter of Isaac March CALKINS and Mary Ann DIBBLE CALKINS. Following her marriage to R. Lester BOUGHTON on March 11, 1886, they made their home in this village and for a half century Mrs. BOUGHTON lived in the same location on Church street. Mr. BOUGHTON died on February 25, 1899. Mrs. BOUGHTON was a devoted member of the First Methodist Church and while health permitted was a faithful attendant at services and an active worker in the church. The surviving relatives are a sister, Miss Mary E. CALKINS, who made her home with Mrs. BOUGHTON and is now ill in Canandaigua, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at two o'clock Saturday afternoon in the First Methodist church the pastor, Rev. S. L. TRAVIS, officiating. Burial will be in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, April 5, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
Induction and Physical Exams of Large Group - The following are to report today for induction into the United States Army: Kenneth B. COLF, Milford L. ERB, Albert C. BECKWITH, Robert K. HARDY, and Thomas J. KENNELLY of Canandaigua. William H. DOW of Honolulu, T. H. Rex E. NORTH, John E. DILLMAN of Holcomb.
Herman A. FOX of Naples.
Bernard R. DELL, David A. COOLEY, Shortsville.
Reginald A. EDWARDS, Victor.
Reporting today for pre-induction physical examination are:
Gordon A. ROUSE, Samuel R. FAILLA, Joseph A. CEREVOLO, Kenneth B. NORTH, Donald J. OUTHOUSE, James H. MOORE, Norris C. ROGERS, Richard T. CROWLEY, James A. CRUDELE, Eugene C. RUSHMORE, Donald F. LYND, Bernard A. LOGAN, George D. ELLIS, Walter R. SHAY, Donald I. YARGER, Donald R. SMITH, Leonard W. HUGHSON, Charles W. WAGNER, Robert T. BOYLE, Oliver C. HUMPHREY, Gordon CHESTER Jr., George L. SMITH, Clifford P. OESTREICK, Richard WHYMAN, Leroy M. SIMMONS, all of Canandaigua.
Roger W. BARRETT, Clifton Springs.
Morris J. REDDOUT Jr., Cortland.
Calvin F. BULLOCK, Harry W. SEELEY Jr., Holcomb.
Alden W. SEARS, Honeoye.
Ralph L. CONKLIN, Ionia.
Robert H. WHEELER, Jr., William W. COYE, Ithaca.
Robert E. BLAZEY, Macedon.
Charles POTTER, John R. HAYDEN, Clarence E. FAIRCHILD, Abraham E. ISSA, Michael HESSNEY, Manchester.
Vergil L. WOODARD, Naples.
Richard J. WALTON, Palmyra.
Arthur R. GLOVER, James H. TATE, Shortsville.
Clifford L. SMITH, North Bloomfield.
John S. JENKINS, West Bloomfield.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester,
Sun Apr 14,
1946 by: GSubyak@aol.com
BLOOD - Marion A. BLOOD,
aged 84, suddenly at Victor, N. Y., formerly of East Penfield, N. Y., Apr.
12, 1946. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Roy
DENNIS, of East Penfield; one son, Fred, Washington, D. C., eight
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the VanHorn Funeral Home, Fairport, where services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., Rev. Robert ZIMMERMAN officiating. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Rush, N. Y. Honeoye Falls papers please copy.
Fairport Herald Mail Thursday May 30, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas [his pic in Paper]
George K. Bachmann - He was born in Canandaigua Jan. 30, 1925 and received his early schooling at Bushnell's Basin. He was a student in his senior year in the Pittsford High School when in March 1943 he was called to duty in the armed forces of the United States. After being inducted into the service, he attended Mississippi State College and later the Parachute School at Fort Benning, Ga.
Sent to the European theater of operations as a private first class in the 517th Parachute Infantry he participated in the Ardennes, Central Europe and Rhineland battles and campaigns. He won the American Service, Europen-African Middle Eastern Service, Good Conduct, and World War II Victory medals. At Fort Dix, N.J., Dec. 31, 1945 he received his honorable discharge "awarded as a testimonial of honest and faithful service to this country.
The surviving relatives, besides his parents, are four sisters, Mrs. Avi Brook, recently of Rochester and now of Newark, NJ, Mrs. Gene Goode, Helen L. and Doris M., at home; two nieces and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services were conducted from the family home Thursday afternoon, April 18 by the Rev. Nelson L. Lobdell of Victor and Rev. Robert C.. Hathaway, pastor of the Bushnell's Basin Church. Interment was made in Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor. [aged 18 yrs]
VICTOR HERALD June 1, 1946 by: Ron Hanley
I. B. ESTES Acting As Mayor of Victor
I. B. Estes, elected to the Village Board as a Justice of the Peace and the oldest member of the Board in years service, is now acting mayor of Victor Village. Because of eye trouble the regularly elected mayor, James F. Burns, has been granted a three months leave beginning with the June meeting, and is now serving on the Board in an advisory capacity only. Mr. Burns requested that Mr. Estes assume the duties of acting mayor. The condition of Mr. Burns eyes is somewhat improved.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, August 9, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
FREDERICK - Mrs. Minnie Keur FREDERICK, widow of John FREDERICK, entered into rest at her home in Victor township, August 3, 1946, after a long illness. She was 74 years old and had lived in Victor and vicinity throughout her life. The surviving relatives are four daughters and three sons, Mrs. Carl MAIER, Mrs. Harold CONOVER, Clarence and Irving FREDERICK, all of Victor; William FREDERICK of Honeoye Falls; Mrs. Herman WITT of Fairport, Mrs. William GIMBLE of Pittsford; one sister, Mrs. Sophie GIMBLE of Mendon; one brother, John KEUR of Victor; several grandchildren. Funerals services were conducted from her late home on the Victor-Egypt road, Tuesday afternoon. Interment was made in Pittsford Cemetery.
CROUCHER - Mrs. Harriet CROUCHER of Walworth, formerly of Victor, entered into rest on August 5, 1946. She is survived by her husband, Albert; a daughter, Mrs. Verna NEMITZ of Fairport, a son Otis, of Rochester; seven grandchildren; two brothers, James and Stephen COOMBER of Palmyra; several nieces and nephews. Services were conducted in Marion, Wednesday afternoon, and interment was in the Marion Cemetery.
AUCTION - An auction to settle the estate of Mrs. Ina G. POLHEMUS will be held at her late home on East Main street, Victor, ON Saturday, August 17, beginning at 1:00 pm. Included in the large number of articles to be sold are two bedroom suites and separate beds and bedding, oak dining room table and chars, oak library table, Axminster rug, 3 Wilton rugs, scatter rugs, 3 piece velour living room suite, 6 rocking chards, lounge chair and foot stool, Morris chair, several electric floor lamps, Westinghouse roaster, oven, electric appliances of various kinds, and Atwater Kent radio, flat tom kitchen cabinet and others too numerous to mention. The sale is conducted by Beryl P. HASS and R. L. HUBERT, executors. Arnold J. EMERSON is the auctioneer.
+ A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert KING of Brownsville, July 5, 1946, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.
+ A daughter, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard C. MURPHY, Aug 7, 1946 at F. F. Thompson hospital at Canandaigua.
+ Paul MAHONEY has returned from a 10 day visit with friends in Indianapolis, Ind.
+ Mrs. Mary BORTLE of Egypt is visiting her daughter, Mrs. George SAMPSON of Fishers.
+ Dr. and Mrs. Frank KING of Melrose, Mass., have been visiting their son, Robert KING in Brownsville.
+ Francis TISCHER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor TISCHER, visited his cousin, Dennis MURPHY in Fairport last week.
+ Joanne TISCHER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor TISCHER, is visiting her cousin, Deanna GEARS in Rochester this week.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Clifton BLOODGOOD and family of Wilson, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard BLOODGOOD of West Main street.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Floyd BOUGHTON and son, Allen, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry B. ALDRIDGE were dinner guests Saturday evening, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph MARATIN at Williamson.
+ Mrs. Frank W. ALDRIDGE returned last Saturday from a 2 week stay in Highland Hospital, Rochester, where she underwent a major operation from which she has made a fine recovery.
+ Mrs. T. E. RODGERS of Geneva, and her niece, Donna Lee BLOODGOOD of Wilson, called on the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard BLOODGOOD, Tuesday. Donna is visiting relatives in Geneva.
+ Mr. and Mrs. W. H. CROCKER of Watertown and Mr. and Mrs. John C. MORGAN of Canton, Ohio, arrived Thursday afternoon to visit Mrs. CROCKER's sisters, Mrs. Guila WILBUR and Mrs. H. W. JOURJE.
+ Mrs. Kathryn MULHERON of the Victor-Holcomb road has guests, her son, Roy F. CONE of Reading, Calif., her daughter in law, Mrs. Owen S. CONE and the latter's two daughters, Jean M. and Kathryn J. CONE, of Napa, Calif.
+ Miss Elizabeth OSBORNE of New York City arrived last Saturday to spend her vacation with her mother, Mrs. W. B. OSBORNE and friends in this area. She stopped off in Rochester, for a brief visit with her sister, Mrs. John K. HILL and family.
+ Mrs. Ernest BROWN, Mrs. Miriam ENGLEHARDT and Miss Alice CONDON recently attended a reunion of Geneseo classmates at the cottage of Mrs. Ralph SCOFFIELD on Seneca Lake. Mrs. SCOFFIELD is the former Miss Cornelia SACKETT of the Victor High School faculty.
+ Mr. and Mrs. John D. BRADY and daughter, Susan Ann, arrived from Washington DC, Wednesday, and are guests of Mr. BRADY'S mother, Mrs. John J. BRADY and family. John will return to Washington Sunday, but his family will remain for a longer visit.
+ Miss Mayme Lee OGDEN has returned to Washington, DC, after having spent a two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James C. OGDEN of Lonesome Pine Farm. Mrs. OGDEN'S granddaughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. (cut off)
OBITUARY - TOOMEY
Lt. Henry E. Toomey, veteran member of the New York Central Railroad Police Department in Syracuse, died at his home in that city, 712 Oak Street, Saturday, September 7, 1946. The police officer was on duty at the North Geddes Street yard office when stricken with a heart attack. He was taken to his home and attended by a physician, but died shortly after his arrival at home.
Shortsville NY Enterprises Wednesday September 25, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
Farmington News - Several from this section attended the funeral services held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Lawler in Fairport for her brother, William Gardner, on Saturday morning. Mr. Gardner was born in Farmington, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Gardner, and took up residence in Fairport about 33 years ago. He died suddenly of a heart attack while at work last Wednesday afternoon.
Friend and neighbors of Mrs. Frank Nussbaumer and Jess Peck express their sympathy in the loss of their brother, Percy Peck of Victor, who passed away Sept. 12. Services were held from his late home at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon with the Rev. George Hares, pastor of the Victor Methodist Church, officiating. Interment was made in Boughton Hill cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Padgham attended the wedding of Pearl Ruckdeshell and Morris DeBuck which took place Saturday morning in the Church of the Assumption at Fairport. Mrs. DeBuck was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Ruckdeshell, former residents of this town.
Shortsville NY Enterprises Wednesday October 9, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
HOPEWELL LADY DIES IN CANANDAIGUA HOSPITAL -
The death of Mrs. Delia Spring French, wife of George French of Hopewell, occurred at the Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua last Wednesday afternoon. She had been ill only a short time and was in her 86th year.
Mrs. French, a former resident of Victor, had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. William Stoddard in Hopewell for the past nine years.
The survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Stoddard and Mrs. Adair Lauder of Victor; a son, Charles French of Fairport; two brothers, Harley Spring of Fairport and Fred Spring of Rochester; also eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Obsequies were held at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon from the Cotton funeral home, Victor, with interment following in Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor.
Fairport Herald Mail October 10, 1946 by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. George French - Funeral services for Mrs. George French of Hopewell, mother of Charles A. French, W. Church St., were held Saturday afternoon at the Cotton Funeral Home in Victor. Rev. N, L. Lobdell officiated and burial was in Boughton Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. French, who passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1946, leaves two daughters, Mrs. W.W. Stoddard of Hopewell and Mrs. J. Adair Lauder, Victor; her son, Mr. French, Fairport; two brothers, Harley Spring, Fairport, and Fred Spring, Rochester; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.
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