Yates Co. News Articles

for the Village of Penn Yan

1935 - 1937 


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Penn Yan Democrat, Friday,  August 2,1935    contributed by: Dianne Thomas






Milo Center

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Rochester Democrat & Chronicle,        Monday            December 2, 1935          contributed by: Dianne Thomas

Frank SKUSE - Geneva, Frank P. SKUSE, 83, died yesterday morning in his home, in Carter Road, town of Phelps.

Mary SLINE - Geneva, Funeral services for Mrs. Mary SLINE, who died late Saturday night, in her home at 107 West street, will be in the home at 8:30 am tomorrow and at 9 am at St. Stephen's church.  

Robert C. HUSSEY - Canandaigua - Robert C. HUSSEY, 23, of 203 North Main street, died yesterday in Memorial hospital. 

Penn Yan Democrat             Friday               December 6,1935                 contributed by: Dianne Thomas



Penn Yan Democrat              Friday               April 17, 1936                 contributed by: Dianne Thomas

May   1936           Obit,                            paper unknown                   by Paul

Mrs. Sarah Alexander

Penn Yan - Mrs. Sarah Alexander, 80, died Saturday May2,  in Branchport. The funeral was held today at 2 pm at the Branchport Methodist Church. 

The widow of James Alexander, she is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Sarah Calten (sic) [COLVIN] of Woodhull and Mrs. Frances Lee of Benton; three sons, William G. Alexander of Canandaigua and James and Robert Alexander of Branchport; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Schmoker of Penn Yan and Mrs. James ( Anna May ) Prosser of Branchport.

Geneva Daily Times -               Thursday             July 9, 1936           by: Dianne Thomas

Howard Burkett Penn Yan, July 9 - Howard Burkett, 43,one of Penn Yan's best known young men died at the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital this morning following several weeks illness.

Mr. Burkett had been a resident of Penn Yan all of his life with the exception of a few years spent in New York City. He graduated from Columbia School of Mines in 1917 and enlisted in the United States Airs ervice serving for the duration of the World War. 

In1920, he took over the insurance business of his father, the late Clarence T. Burkett in New York City and carried on the business until 1927, when he returned to Penn Yan with his mother. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Laura Russell Burkett; two sisters, Mrs. George C. Morrow of New York City and Mrs. Alfred D. Becker of Auburndale, Mass.

The funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Burkett cottage at Oakridge, West Lake Road. Rev. Walter Henricks  will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY         Sunday,     Jan 3, 1937     by: GSubyak@aol.com   

MRS. JULIA EGGLESTON - Penn Yan - Mrs. Julia EGGLESTON, 88, died yesterday in her home, 136 Hamilton Street.  Surviving are one son, Charles of Penn Yan; two  daughters, Mrs. Kittie EDWARDS of Penn Yan and Mrs. Glen WRIGHT of Geneva; three  grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow in 139 Stark Avenue.

ALONZO ROBINSON - Penn Yan - Funeral services for Alonzo ROBINSON, 72, who died Friday will  be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in 201 East Elm Street. He had no near relatives.

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