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On Tuesday morning, Feb. 28th, 1893, the community was startled by the announcement that Mrs. M. A. VanAuken had died the evening previous. Comparatively few knew of her illness, which was of short duration.  She had been a sufferer from hernia, and an aggravation of the difficulty hastened her death.  She had been a resident of Hammondsport many years and had extensive acquaintance.  In 1855 she was married to J. B. VanAuken, whose sudden death a few years since is a vivid recollection. The children of Mr. and mrs. VanAuken were Katie, who died in infancy, and Jenny, who died nearly six years ago in new York, at the age of about 18 years.  Mrs. VanAuken was a communicant of the St. James (Episcopal) church and was a faithful attendant upon the services of the church.  What her hands found to do she did with a deftness that is the gift of very few.  She combated the ills of life with rare perseverance, and was helpful and efficient in the sick room.  She was 59 years of age, and the last of her immediate family. One sister, Miss Jenny Wise of this place, and one brother, George Wise of this place survive her; also one sister, Mrs. O'Harra, of New York, and two brothers, Guy and Chas. Wise.  The funeral took place today at the St James church, at 2 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Duck performing the last sad rites.  The interment was in the family plat in the village cemetery.

DEATH OF NORMAN EVANS Norman Evans died at his residence about one mile north of Hammondsport on Saturday last at the advanced age of 77 years.  Deceased has been a resident of this place for upwards of fifty years.  He was for many years the faithful employe of Wm. Hastings one of our earliest settlers and later for Hastings & Nichols.  Of late years he has been devoting his attention to vineyard pursuits.  He was one of our most industrious citizens and was as honorable as he was industrious.  For a year his health has been failing and his death was the result of a complication of diseases. He leaves an invalid wife who has been a great sufferer from rheumatism for several years.  the remainder of his family consists of four sons and one daughter.  (In pencil the date was written on the article as  Oct. 30th., 1886).

HER HEART BROKEN--from the Elmira Telegram HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y.--Dec. 25--On Tuesday of this week in our little village was played the last act of a sad, sad drama, and at 12 o'clock the curtain fell and the many spectators turned away from the new made grave of a beautiful and innocent girl with eyes red with weeping and hearts filled with sorrow, and many, we hope and doubt not, were sore and sick with remorse over the cruel words and thoughts that had been the principal means of laying her there years before her time.  But it is over now and all that was mortal of poor Mary Bradley quietly rests in a beautiful bed of flowers and satin, far out of the reach and past the cruel sting of false and lying tongues, and her pure and gentle spirit has gone, we feel and trust, to a far kinder and more lenient judge than she found here among the people of her own creed and society. An account of the opening scenes of this sad tragedy was given in the columns of the Telegram some time in June last in an article dated from Bath, which gave the particulars of a circumstance alleged to have been witnessed during a walk through "the glen", just outside this village, by the Rev. Father Agler, at the time in charge of a church at this place, and Rev. Father McGinn, of Rochester, who were visiting here at the time. THS STORY IN SUBSTANCE--as it was given to the Telegram was: A Sabbath or two after the departure of the he loved and respected visiting priest, Father Agler related to his congregation the scene and act he claimed to have witnessed, however, giving no names to the partied, consequently, as is always the case in a small town like this, the report spread like wild fire, and every one was on the qui vive to find out who were the guilty partied, but every act and word of Agler for several weeks following in regard to the scandal was watched and reported from mouth to mouth.  Sometimes the dark suspicion would seem to rest on one and sometimes on another, until finally it was decided by nine-tenths of the church society that the guilty girl, and the young man was said to have been a Protestant--was none other than handsome, quiet, unassuming Mary bradley, a girl who had always been stood the very highest in her church and own immediate circle of society, having been for a long time president of a society comprising about thirty young ladies of her church, and possessing a sunny, happy disposition. Her attractive ways won for her the admiration and respect of every one in the community outside her own  church as well as in it.  As a consequence in a few days tongues ran wild, those who had heretofore been deemed her firmest friends. WERE NOW THE ONES TO SAY THE--bitterest things against her and her good name.  At that time she held a responsible position as clerk in the post office here, and many a time during the few weeks following was subjected to the most cutting taunts and insults from her own church people.  The remainder of the community hardly knew what to think and merely looked on and wondered "how it would all come out."  Very many people, however, firmly stood by poor Mary and never for a moment let a doubt of her innocence (whoever else might be the guilty one), enter their hearts and she was ever treated throughout all her trouble with the utmost kindness and respect by many persons, and every thing possible done to comfort and soothe her wounded feelings.  But all of this was of no use, it was as gall and wormwood to her proud heart that her old friends turned against her so, and she soon on the score of poor health resigned her position in the post office.   One Sunday evening, a few weeks after the commencement of the scandal, while it was still at fever heat, Agler left town on a short journey and at noon the next day the beautiful new Catholic church just built two seasons ago at a cost of about $8,000, was discovered to be on fire, but by the gallant efforts of the people and the fire department it was saved although badly smoked and soaked with water.  The origin of the fire was found to have been in the cellar, where piles of kindling, smelling strongly of kerosene, had to all appearance been smoldering for hours, and had not the doors and windows been closed and the cellar nearly air tight the general opinion was the fire would have broken out in the early morning before anyone was astir, and no doubt had that been the case their handsome little church would have now been lying in ashes.  Agler was immediately notified and came home at once and was terribly nervous and distressed over the whole affair.  that same evening, after midnight, he was driven to Bath station by one of his parishioners and has never since been seen or heard of directly by a soul in this place.  Prominent members of his congregation say that their bishop knows no more about him than they themselves, and it is stated on good authority that several members of his flock are many dollars poorer by him, as he took with him sums belonging to them varying from $6 to $600.  Many different rumors are also afloat as regards his present whereabouts. Many think he is dead, others that he has gone to Rome, and there are others still who say that he is in Canada  where he cast off the robes of priesthood and married a lady of wealth.  But all this, however, is gossip, and your correspondent cannot say how much of it is truth or how much false.  As regards Miss Bradley's troubles, those who had merely thought her innocent and had wondered who the guilty parties really were, decided at once that the vile story had been aimed at poor Mary, and that she was an innocent victim of malice.  During the long, weary months of suffering that followed she and her widowed mother and loving sisters have possessed the love and deepest sympathy of a large portion of the community who have nobly stood by the poor girl and her stricken family to the last.  The affair told terribly on the sensitive heart of this innocent girl and the weary weeks rolled by brightened, however, by tokens of love and affection from friends far and near, who proved true until death and after.  Her sick room was literally one greenhouse of the choicest flowers and delicacies of fruit and game, to temp the appetite of an invalid, where constantly at hand, but it was all of no use, the silver thread that bound her to earth had been rudely broken by false and malicious tongues, and on Saturday evening about 10'oclock she closed her eyes to earthly things and sweetly fell asleep. The funeral was held on Tuesday, December 21.  The remains, inclosed in an elegant white casket, were followed to the church by a large concourse of sorrowing and sympathetic friends.  Beautiful and expensive hothouse flowers were sent in great profusion from friends here and from other places as well, who had known and loved her in life and wished to do honor to her in death.  The services at the church were conducted by the Rev. Father O'Laughlin, of Buffalo, a cousin ot the deceased, assisted by Fathers McGinn, of Rochester; O'Boyne, of Buffalo;  Baxter of Bath, and Naughton, of this place.  It was the noble Rev. Father McGinn whom Agler claimed was with him at the time of making the discovery in the gien, out of which grew all this terrible trouble. It was one of poor Mary's earnest requests that he be present at her burial, that he might , before the Protestant public, more fully vindicate her fair name. The good and pious priest spoke very tenderly and feelingly of the whole affair, and said, that as God was his judge, the whole story was as black and false a lie as ever stained the spotless name of a fair and innocent girl, and that Mary Bradley died as pure and virtuous as she had always lived ; that she gave all she had to give to vindicate her good name (her life); that her sad death should be a warning and a sorrow to her church, they who had so wronged and driven her to her death. All honor to this noble priest for his splendid words of vindication. We doubt not that some learned doctors might say she died of consumption, but we, who are acquainted with all the circumstances, know that it was of a broken heart she died, caused by cruel words and acts of those who should have been her truest friends. By some she was persecuted to the last, as her dying request as to who should sing at mass for her departed soul, was refused; and as the good and beloved Father McGinn feelingly said, with tears in his eyes, at the close of his remarks, in reference to that last insult;  "This cruel and malicious malice and persecution by her own has truly followed this innocent and virtuous girl even into her grave."

POH- In Buffalo, NY, May 30, 1937, Benjamin W. Poh, husband of Mary Ann Poh (nee Kusterer); father of Allen K. Poh, Mrs. Esther E. Jenkins, Marcella C. Wardrope, and Mrs. Hazel O. Stolt: grandfather of Marcella Regina Stolt and William Christian Jenkins. Funeral from his late home at 713 Military Road. Wednesday at 3 p.m. Friends are invited. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

HERRMANN- In this city, Nov, 3d, 1879, Christopher Herrmann.
Funeral from his daughter's residence, corner of Jefferson and Sycamore Streets, Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 1879 at 2 o'clock P.M. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.

Mary Ann Poh (nee Kusterer), Oct. 16, 1951, at the home of her daughter, 256 School Road, Kenmore, NY, wife of the late, Benjamin W.  POH, beloved mother of Allen K. Poh,  Mrs. Harry W. Jenkins, Mrs. Robert Wardrope, and Mrs. Thure Stolt, grandmother of Mrs. Norman Barr, and William C. Jenkins, sister of John M. Kusterer, Cora M. Kusterer, and the late Regina, Catherine, Louis, and Christian Kusterer. Funeral from William A. Funeral Home, 3000 Delaware at Tremont, Thursday afternoon at the convenience of the family.

ESTHER V. GOTT, FORMER  STENOGRAPHER, SECRETARY to NEWS EDITOR, DIES AT 78
Esther V. Gott, the stenographer, and secretary to the late Buffalo News editor Alred H. Kirchhofer, died Monday ( Nov. 25, 1996) in her Kenmore home. She was 78. Miss Gott, along time Buffalo and Kenmore resident, was one of two secretaries for the newspaper's ormer top executive, Kirchhofer, who joined the News in 1915 and died in 1986. Miss Gott graduated from Layfette High School, where her father the late rank R. Gott was principal for many years.  She earned a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree at the University of Rochester. She also held an accounting and secretarial diploma from Bryant and Stratton Business Institute. She began working at The News as an editoral secretary in 1942 and started working specifically as a stenographer for Kirchhofer in 1946. Miss Gott, remembered for her loyal and consistent service, retired in 1978. She was a long time member of Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road at Delaware Road, where a memorial!   Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.

POH -Susan Hemienz- Poh, July 10, 1948, formerly of 44? North Oak St., wife of the late George, mother of Louise. Funeral from the Funeral Home of  Mrs. Joseph Lax and Sons, 2528 Main St., Thursday morning at 9 o'clock and from St. Michael's Church at 9:30. Friends invited.

POH- Allen K. Poh, April 6, 1956 of 100 Commonwealth Avenue, husband of Ann Wolton Poh, brother of Mrs. Harry Jenkins, Mrs. Robert Wardrope, and Mrs. Theo Stolt. Friends may call at the H ?? Potts Funeral Home 1361 Hertel Ave. from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10. Services Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Friends invited.

Courier Express - July 3, 1960
Clifford Herrmann of 7 Heward Ave., July 2, 1960, beloved husband of Anna Ryan Herrmann; father of Dianne and Terrance Herrmann; son of Nellie and the late Edward Herrmann; brother of Roy H. H., Lester, Mrs. Mae McGee, Mrs. Lawrence Pfalzer, and Mrs. Steven Voros. Friends may call 2-5 and 7-9 pm at Bury Funeral Home Inc., 3070 Delaware Ave., where the funeral will be held, Tuesday morning at 8:30 and from St. John the Baptist Church, Hertel Ave., at 9 o'clock. Friends are invited.

Buffalo Evening News, May 17 1897, p 1. column 2
CURRIE - In this city, Friday, May 17, 1897, Alexander CURRIE, aged 82 years. Funeral will be held from his late residence, 130 Georgia street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial at the convenience of the family. Toronto and London, Ont., papers please copy.

Buffalo Evening News, May 17 1897, p 1. column 2
LOEWER - In this city, May 16, John LOEWER, aged 75 years, 10 months. Funeral from residence, 60 Sycamore street, Wednesday at 2 o'clock, and from Zion's Church, Lemon street,  at 2:30. Friends and acquaintances respectfully invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, May 17 1897, p 1. column 2
LEPE - In this city, William F. LEPE, husband of Lena LEPE and son of Fred and the late Louisa LEPE. Funeral Wednesday at 2 P. M. from the residence, 90 Johnson street , and at 2:30 from St. Andrew's Church, Peckham and Sherman streets. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, May 17 1897, p 1. column 2
ERHART - In this city, May 15, 1897, W. P., husband of Anna Mary ERHART, aged 47 years, 2 months, 23 days. Funeral from family residence, Wednesday forenoon at 8:15; from house, 127 Fox street, and from St. Ann's Church at 8:30 A.M. Deceased was a member of the Knights of St. John, commandery No. 15; C.M.B.A., branch 18 and the Men's Sodality of St. Ann's Church. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, May 17 1897, p 1. column 2
HACKETT- In this city, May 16, 1897, Thomas, husband of Ellen HACKETT, father of John, Thomas, Elizabeth, Bridget, and Anna HACKETT,  Mrs. Charles McLEAN and Mrs. Hugh McLEAN. The funeral will take place from the residence, 283 Alabama street, Tuesday morning at 8:30 o'clock, and from St. Bridget's Church at 9. Friends respectfully invited to attend.

Mrs. Ada Conklin. Highland  Democrat Peekskill 7 Feb 1903
Mrs. Ada Conklin, widow of Peter Conklin, aged 68 years, died suddenly about three o'clock yesterday morning at the home of her son, Charles Edward Conklin, at Montrose. She had suffered from heart disease and asthma for some years. Yesterday morning by knocking on the floor she summoned to her bedside her son and his wife. She was having a very serious attack and within ten
minutes was dead.
Mrs. Conklin's maiden name was Ada Lent . She was born at Lake Mahopac., but had lived in this town many years. She was twice married and leaves five children by her first husband, Charles Edward Conklin, Henry Conklin, Samuel Conklin, Mrs. Elnora Wilkie and Mrs. Louisa Risk.
The funeral services will be held Sunday (to-morrow) at three o'clock in the afternoon, at the Reformed church, Montrose.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 3
COOK - Suddenly, Theodore COOK, husband of Isobell COOK (nee THOMPSON), father of Mrs. George LAMPSHIRE, Brookfield; Mrs. George Bensing HAGGLE, Jennie, Alice, Estella, Clinton and Stanley. Services at his late home, 85 Spring street, on Tuesday morning, at 11:30. Burial at Niagara Falls, Ont.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 3
STUMPF - In this city, J. Henry STUMPF,age 6[5 or 6?] years, 7 months, 13 days, husband of Henrietta (nee DIETRICH), father of Elise, Henry and Charles STUMPF. Funeral from family residence, 17[8 or 3] Peckham street, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 3:30 P. M. Flowers gratefully declined.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 2
BURNS - Oct. 29, John BURNS, husband of Mary BURNS (nee LYNCH), and father of Hugh J., John M., James P., Margaret M., and Lillie G. BURNS, Mrs. Martin CARR and the late Genevieve BURNS. Funeral from the family residence, [???] Perry street, Tuesday morning at 3:30 o'clock from St. Bridget's Church at 9 o'clock. Friends invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 2
CHILCOTT - In this city, Oct. 31, 1909, Emma, relict of the late William CHILCOTT, mother of Mrs. Thomas REAVEY, Mrs. William CAMPBELL, Mrs. George FITZPATRICK, Mrs. Cora ELDRIDGE, Mrs. James HOPPER and William, Owen and John CHILCOTT, aged 79 years. Funeral from the family residence, 514 Perry street, Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend. Burial at convenience of the family. Flowers gratefully declined.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 2
HESSLER - In this city, Saturday, Oct. 30, 1909, Mathias, husband of Catherine HESSLER (nee LOEWER), father of Mrs. Warren P. BENDER, William H., Mrs Arthur W. HOLMES and Frederick H., aged 57 years, 1 month, 21 days. Funeral from the family residence, 569 East Utica st., Tuesday, Nov. 2, at [2 or 3]:30 P. M. Deceased was a member of Zion's Understuetzen Verein and Court Sycamore [368] Foresters of America.  Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 3
ZAHM - In this city, Friday, Oct. 29, 1909, Casper ZAHM, beloved husband of Margareth (nee DONHAUSER), father of Margareth, Michael and Charles ZAHM. Aged 6[2 or 3?] years and 4 months. Funeral Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 9:30 A. M., from family residence, [858] Sycamore street , and at 10 A.M. at St. Mary's of Sorrows' Church. Friends are invited to attend. Deceased was a member of Br. 56, C. M. B. A., Men's Sodality of St. Mary of Sorrow's Church and Buffalo Germania Metzger Unt. Verein. Cincinnati papers please copy.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 3
VIERTEL - In this city, Oct. 31, 1909, George, beloved husband of Doris VIERTEL (nee FREUND) and father of Alice, Mabel and Elmer VIERTEL, and Mrs. Fred GERHARDT. Funeral will take place from family residence, 343 Prospect avenue, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, Nov 1 1909, p 1. column 2
RADDER - In this city, Oct. 31, 1909, Christ, beloved husband of Sophia RADDER (nee STAFFELD) and father of Mrs. F.B. BOSCH of Harrisburg, Pa, Mrs. Carrie LANG and Theodore W. RADDER. The funeral will take place from the family residence, 68[3/8?] Bailey avenue, Tuesday afternoon at 2 P.M. and from St. Paul's Church, Scoville avenue, at 2:30. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p 1, column 3.
PALMER - At Buffalo General Hospital, July 6, 1914, Rush L. PALMER of Versailles N. Y., aged 47 years. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p 1. column 3
FARR - July 5, 1914, in Buffalo. Mary FARR, widow of Harrison C. FARR and mother of Mrs. T. P. ROBB. The funeral will take place from the residence of her nephew Harold KELLEY, No. 51 Massachusetts avenue on Tuesday afternoon, 3 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 2
COLEY - In this city, July 5, 1914, Catherine COLEY, mother of Mrs. Leonia MENDEL of Dallas, Texas and Mrs F. Frank of this city, aged 92 years, 11 months. The funeral will be held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank, 105 Hickory street, Tuesday
P.M. at 2:30 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
WAGNER- In this city, July 5, 1914, Anna WAGNER (nee MICHAEL), beloved wife of Gottlieb WAGNER, and daughter of John MICHAEL, sister of Mrs. John KESTER, Mrs. James GIBBONS, Herman and John MICHAEL. Funeral from the family residence, No. 48 Courtland street Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 3
BARNARD - In Buffalo, July 5, 1914, Walter BARNARD, husband of Effa and father of Mildred BARNARD and Mrs. Lillian WESTPHAL. Funeral at family residence, 117 Massachusetts avenue, Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Burial at Schenectady, N. Y. Deceased was a member of Buffalo Division No. 2, O.  R. C., Troy, N. Y. and Cleveland papers please copy.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 2
PHILCOX - July 4, 1914, Fred J. PHILCOX, aged 56, husband of Helen M., father of Mrs. Sadie KRIEG, Fred J. Jr., Mrs Lillian SCHOENLE, George PHILCOX and brother of George PHILCOX of Maplewood, N.J. Funeral will take place from his late residence, 85[0 or 9?] Michigan street, on Tuesday, July 7, at 2 P.M. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 3.
HESSLER - Entered into rest, July 5, 1914, Katherine, wife of the late Matthew HESSLER, (nee LOEWER), mother of Mrs. Warren P. BENDER, William HESSLER, Mrs. Arthur W. HOLMES and Frederick HESSLER, sister of Mrs. Bertha DEMKE. Funeral from the family residence, No. 569 East Utica street, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and from Zion Reformed church at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 3.
McGINN - In this city, July 4, 1914, Rose FAWLS, wife of the late James McGINN, mother of the Rev. John F. McGINN of Bergen, N. Y., Andrew J., James J. and Mary A. McGINN, sister of Edward FAWLS. Funeral from the family residence, [49] Prenatt street, on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and from St. Stephen's church at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
ROSENBERGER - In this city, July 6, 1914, Albert G. ROSENBERGER, beloved husband of Matilda M. (nee SCHLEIFER),  son of the late John A. and Mary ROSENBERGER and brother of John C. and Lucy M. ROSENBERGER and Mrs. Charles SCHOTTERER, aged 31 years, 6 months, 7 days. Funeral from family residence, No. 294 Carlton Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock and from St.
Mary's Church at 9 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
SCHOEMAN- In this city July 4, 1914, Philippine SCHOEMAN (nee BECHTLUFT), beloved wife of Peter SCHOEMAN, and mother of Philippine M., John J. and Henry SCHOEMAN, aged [8]o years, 7 months and 4 days. Funeral from the family residence, No. 564 Jefferson street, on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and from the Evangelical Lutheran Christus church at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend. Deceased was a member of Chapin Women's Relief Corps No. 4 and Women's Society of Evangelical Lutheran
Christus church. Cleveland O., and Brooklyn, N.Y., papers please copy.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
FERNER- Olive, daughter of William and Kathryn and sister of Beatrice, aged 11 years. Funeral from Residence, 383 Dearborn street, Tuesday morning. 8:30, from St. John the Baptist church, 9 o'clock.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 3
SLADE - In this city, July 5, 1914, William Henry SLADE, beloved husband of Emma Mayer SLADE. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 3

JACKSON - At Median, N.Y.,  July 5, 1914, DeWitt C. JACKSON, husband of Mary Martin JACKSON, father of Mrs. W. F. WILHELM of Buffalo, N.Y., J. Will JACKSON of Medina, N. Y.  Funeral from hi later residence,  Tuesday 2:30 P. M. Interment at Boxwood Cemetery.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 2
BURKHALTER - In this city, July 5, 1914, Ida E., daughter of Henry and Elisabeth BURKHALTER, sister of Edward, Henry Jr., Mrs. William WILLRICH, George and Florence, age 28 years. The funeral will be held from the residence, No. 2 Olga Place,  Tuesday P. M. at 2:30 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 3
HOLEHOUSE - In this city, July 5, 1914, Cecilia R., sister of Charlotte E. and the late John HOLEHOUSE, aged 53 years. Funeral from the parlors of J. Snyder and Son, No. 285 West Ferry street, Tuesday, July 7, 1914, at 2 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Interment at Forest Lawn.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 3
FORTH - In this city, July 5, 1914, Franklin Ward FORTH, son of Ellen C. and the late Charles C. FORTH, brother of William C. and Edward J. FORTH.   Funeral from the family residence, 109 Laurel street, Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock and from the church of the Ascension at 4 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 3
GUENTHER - Suddenly in this city, July 5, 1914, Margaret (nee WINDISCH), wife of the late John GUENTHER, mother of William, Anthony J., Joseph J. GUENTHER, Mrs. John PURUCKER and the late Theodore J. GUENTHER, sister of Mrs. Fred SIMON, aged 67 years. Funeral from the family residence, 799 Elm street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment at Forest Lawn
cemetery.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
VAIL - In this city July 4, 1914, Frank D., husband of Nellie J. (nee WHITE),  and father of W. H. VAIL, Mrs. Lewis A. MUDD, brother of Mrs. A. C. DUTTON, M. D. VAIL, C. A. VAIL, Mrs. D. ROSS and Miss Emma VAIL.   Funeral will take place from the residence of his son, W. H. VAIL,  No. [906?] Walden avenue, Monday afternoon at [2or 3?]:15 o'clock. Interment at Alabama, N.Y. Batavia papers please copy.

Buffalo Evening News, July 6 1914, p. 1, column 2
MARTIN - In this city, July 5, 1914, at No. 9[3 or 8?) East Street, Charlotte MARTIN, aged 77 years, mother of George, Henry and Robert MARTIN, Mrs. W. J. HOCH, Mrs. J. A. SOUTHWICK, Mrs. E. A. MAYBACH, Mrs. J. G. BUSCH, Mrs. N. VOSSELLER, Mrs. J. DAYER, Mrs. A. VOSSELLER. Funeral from Dearborn Street Baptist Church,  Tuesday afternoon, July 7, 1914, at
2 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend.

Buffalo Evening News July 6, 1914, p. 1, column 2
MATTICE- In this city July [6], 1914, Caroline R., wife of John MATTICE, mother of George CLELAND and sister of Mrs. Thomas O'DONNELL, Mrs. Alfred FINN, Mr. Charles [S]LITTLER of Chicago ILL., and the late Mrs. John RESCORI, of New York city. Funeral will be held from the parlors of J. Snyder & Son, 2[??] West Ferry street, Tuesday afternoon, July 7, 1914, at 3:30 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. New York city papers please copy.

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Prof. Bagster-Collins Rites in Peekskill
PEEKSKILL, Sept. 4 - Rites were being arranged today for Elijah W. Bagster-Collins, 81, professor of German at Teachers College, Columbia University, from 1900 to 1938.  He died Thursday in his home at Montrose, N.Y.  He was founder and managing editor of Modern Language Journal.  In World War I he was a captain in the Intelligence Corps. Surviving are his wife, Lillian, and three sons."

NY American-Journal, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Robert V. Payne, Bronx Contractor
Funeral services for Robert V. Payne, 53, associated with the Dorss Construction Co. of 285 Madison ave. for 25 years, will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home, 165 E. Tremont ave., the Bronx.   He died Thursday at his home, 875 W. 181st st., the Bronx.  Surviving are his wife, Katherine, two daughters and a sister."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"John Kochendorfer Services Tomorrow
Services for John Kochendorfer, 76, former city magistrate, will be held tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Simonson's Funeral Home, Lefferts and Hillside aves., Richmond Hill, Queens.  He died Thursday.  Mr. Kochendorfer was a magistrate from 1916, when he was appointed by Mayor John Purroy Mitchell, until 1926.  He was active in city and state Republican State Committee.  Mr. Kochendorfer was born in Queens.  He attended N.Y.U. and New York Law school.  Surviving are his wife, Helga, two sons and four
grandchildren.  He lived at 89-15 134th st., Richmond Hill."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Dr. Schiff Rites Today
Funeral services for Dr. Herman S. Schiff, 54, dentist and historian, were to be held today at The Riverside, 70th st. and Amsterdam ave.  He died Friday at the Hospital of Joint Diseases.
Dr. Schiff retired from dentistry in 1936 to devote more time to the study of history.  In 1938, he published "Pageant of the States", a
history of this country which he wrote in collaboration with Ernest Sutherland Bates.
It was selected the official history volume for the New York World's Fair of 1939.
Dr. Schiff also was the founder of the Temple Symphony Orchestra, an amateur group he organized several years ago.
He was director and an owner of Camp Towanda, a children's camp in Honesdale, Pa., and was active in the Henry Street Settlement and the Grand Street Boys.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Esse Schiff, also a dentist; a son, Charles, and a daughter.  He lived at 600 W. 116th st."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"MAHON- Joseph, on September 2, 1954, native of Drought, Villa Kinnity, County Offaly, Ireland: beloved husband of the late Johanna (nee Dooley); dear father of Thomas, Edward, John and Catherine.  Funeral from his late residence, 1478 Rosedale ave., Bronx, Tuesday September 7, 9:15 a.m. Solemn High Requiem Mass, St. Anthony's Church, 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
Thomas P. Kelly, Service"

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Myron M. Brogi, Upstate Mayor
HIGHLAND FALLS, N.Y., Sept. 4 - Funeral services were being arranged today for Myron M. Brogi, 52, Mayor of Highland Falls from 1951 to 1953.  He died Thursday at his home here. Before becoming mayor, he had served at various times as fire, street, and recreation commissioner.  He is survived by his wife, Edith and two sons."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Elizabeth Lindsay, Widow of Envoy
Services for Elizabeth Sherman Lindsay, 68, widow of Ronald Lindsay, Ambassador from Great Britain to the United States in the 1930's, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Heavenly Rest, 5th ave. and 90th st., Manhattan.
She died Friday at her home on Centre Island, Oyster Bay, L.I.  She is survived by two brothers."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"J.F. Sullivan, NYU Leader
Funeral rites were being completed today for John F. Sullivan, 53, professor of accounting at the School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance of New York University.  He died Thursday night of a heart attack.
Prof. Sullivan had been a member of the N.Y.U. faculty for 32 years.  He was formerly chairman of the university's Board of Athletic Control.  A member of the bar, Prof. Sullivan was often consulted by lawyers and accountants about estates, his specialty.  He belonged to the Accountants Club of America; Phi Delta Phi, professional legal fraternity; and Beta Gamma Sigma, commerce honor society.  Surviving are his wife, Margaret, a son, John and a daughter, Jeanne.  He lived at 130 W. 12th st."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"O'Connell Jr., Kin of Albany Democrat
ALBANY, Sept. 4 (AP) - John J. O'Connell Jr., nephew of Albany Democratic leader, Daniel P. O'Connell, died today in an Albany
hospital.   Mr. O'Connell, executive vice president of an Albany brewing company, received nationwide publicity in 1933 when he was kidnaped and held for ransom.  He eventually was released unharmed.   He was chairman of the Albany County Democratic Committee from 1940 through 1946.    He was succeeded by his uncle dan who long has been the Democratic chief
of Albany County, whether holding the title of chairman or not.
RANSOMED BY UNCLE
He was a 24-year-old National Guard lieutenant when kidnaped here in 1933 and held captive for 23 days.  He was released when his uncle paid a $40,000 ransom.  Eight men said by Federal authorities to have comprised part of the nation's largest organized kidnaping ring got prison terms ranging from 28 to 77 years for the crime."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Mass Tuesday for B. Maguire
A Mass for Benedict Maguire, 69, retired city policeman and father of Neil Maguire, assistant city editor of the N.Y. Journal-American, will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jerome's Church, Nostrand and Newkirk aves., Brooklyn.
He died Friday in Crown Heights Hospital, Brooklyn.  Mr. Maguire retired from the Police Dept. in 1936 after 27 years of
service.  For many years he was a traffic patrolman at 5th ave. and 42nd st. in Manhattan and in Brooklyn at Atlantic and Flatbush aves., two of the most important traffic intersections in the city.   Mr. Maguire lived at 220 E. 23d st., Brooklyn.  The body is reposing at the Malone Funeral Home, 2913 Newkirk ave.  Among his other survivors are a daughter, Rita; two sons, George, a
detective at the Elizabeth st. police station, and Benedict, Jr., an office administrator for the Department of Welfare; a sister, Sister
Mary Grace of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, N.Y.; and a brother, Frank."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"Mrs. Knapp Rites Private
Private rites were being planned today for Mrs. May Dalton Carleton Knapp, 83, a founder of the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State.   She died Thursday night.  Her husband, the late Arthur Knapp, was a real estate broker.  Mrs. Knapp lived at 451 Milton rd., Rye, N.Y.  She is survived by a son, Arthur Knapp Jr., well-known Larchmont, N.Y. yachtsman, and two daughters, Mrs. James M. Mertz, women's national sailing champion, and Mrs. Philip Beach, both of Rye."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
"METZ, Agnes A. (nee Mulgrew), on September 2, 1954; dearly beloved wife of John J. Metz, Captain N.Y.C. Fire Dept.; mother of Walter J. Fowler, N.Y.C. Police Dept. and Irene Farrell; stepmother to John E. Metz of Reading, Pa.; devoted sister of Mrs. Emily McKenna, Mrs. May Grimm, Mrs. Margaret Richardson, John, Joseph and Charles Mulgrew.  Funeral from Walter L. Forman Funeral Home, 404 East 79th st. on Tuesday, September 7 at 9 a.m.  Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, 230
East 90th st. at 9:30 a.m.  Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery."

NY Daily News, Friday, September 10, 1954
"PEPE - Rose.  Beloved wife of Frank.  Devoted father(sic) to Virginia Donadio, Mary Ciriegio, Mary Ann Corrado, Carmela Mignone, Gaetano, Joseph Anthony and Victor.  Refposing at Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 2601 Pitkin Ave., until Monday.  Solemn Requiem Mass St. Fortunata's R.C. Church.  Interment Calvary Cemetery."

NY Daily News, Friday, September 10, 1954
"C. RAYMOND DAILY
A Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered at 9 A.M. tomorrow at St. Mary's Church, East Islip, L.I., for C. Raymond Daily, 62, head of the Daily Funeral Corp. of Bablyon.  He died Wednesday at his Islip home."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
"A.L. Dorgin Rites Today
Services for Abraham L. Dorgin, 63, president of the Dorgin Textile Corp., 470 4th ave., were to be held today at The Riverside, 76th st. and Amsterdam ave.  He died Thursday in his home at 110 Riverside dr. Mr. Dorgin developed a method of creping nylon fabrics for womens clothing.  A native of Russia, he served in the U.S. Army in World War I.  He is survived by his wife, Gertrude, a son, Lawrence; a daughter, Barbara, and two brothers."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
"Rev. Dr. Race Rites Today
Funeral rites for the Rev. Dr. John H. Race, 92, former president of the University of Chattanooga, were to be held today at his home, 316 W. 79th street.   He died Thursday in Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn.   Dr. Race became president of Ulysses S. Grant University in 1898.  It later became the University of Chattanooga.
He attended Wyoming Seminary and Princeton University and received his D.D. degree from Syracuse University.
PROFESSOR OF GREEK
He was professor of Greek at Wyoming Seminary from 1890 to 1894, when he became pastor of Centenary Methodist Church in Binghamtom, N.Y.   From 1913 to 1936 he was in charge of the Methodist Book Concern which had headquarters in Cincinnati.
Dr. Race was chairman emeritus of the executive committee of Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn, a trustee of Syracuse University and was at one time president of the Wesley Foundation."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
"Dr. C. Hyser, Noted Dentist
Rites for Dr. Charles L. Hyser, 62, well-known New York dentist, will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the McGrath Funeral Home,  Bronxville, N.Y.  He died Friday in Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville.    Dr. Hyser developed what has been known as the Hyser Plan, a method of financing competent dental care for persons in lower income groups through organized dental clinics.
Dr. Hyser invented the Orojet, a water jet toothbrush used by many dentists.  He was born in Jersey City, N.J., graduated from N.Y.U.  Dental College, and set up a practice at 3 E. 57th st., Manhattan.  Dr. Hyser lived at 9 Midland Gardens, Bronxville."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
"Walter F. Luby, 71, Riverdale Teacher
Services were being planned today for Walter Frederick Luby, 71, a Latin teacher at the Riverdale Country School for many years.  He died Friday at a nursing home in White Plains.  Mr. Luby joined the school faculty in 1916.  He graduated from Ohio State University and received his Master's degree from Harvard.  He lived at 3615 Greystone ave., Bronx."

NY Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
"Francis J. Leach, Finance Firm Aide
Services were being arranged today for Francis J. Leach, 36, manager of the Riverhead, L.I. branch of the Personal Finance Co.  He died Friday at his home in Riverhead.  Mr. Leach was past president of the Riverhead Lions Club.  His wife, Elizabeth, his mother and a sister survive."

New York Daily News, Friday, September 10, 1954
"M. JOSEPH TRIPP
A Solemn Requiem Mass for M. Joseph Tripp, 56, owner of a religious article store at 880 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, will be offered at 9:30 A.M. today at St. Alophonsus Church, Kent St., Brooklyn.  Tripp, once a member of the Original Celtics basketball team died Monday at his home, 103 Kent St."

New York Daily News, Friday, September 10, 1954
"JOSEPH DOWNS
A Mass of Requiem will be offered at 10 A.M. tomorrow in Our Lady's Chapel of St. Patrick's Cathedral, for Joseph Downs, 59, curator of the Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Del., who died Wednesday."

New York Daily News, Wednesday, September 8, 1954
"BUD FISHER
Bud Fisher, 69, father of the "Mutt and Jeff" comic strip, died yesterday in Roosevelt Hospital.  He had long been ill of cancer.
Harry Conway Fisher - to use the name he started out with - was born in Chicago and dreamed of being a prize fighter.  A kayo in his first bout turned him toward drawing.  He first did sketches and cartoons for store windows.  That led to a job in the art department of the San Francisco Chronicle.   Mutt, the tall man in his strip, was inspired by Bud's racetrack observations.  He got the idea for sawed-off Jeff from a training camp character he met before the Jim Jeffries-Jack Johnson bout.   In 1913 Bud received the then phenomenal guarantee of $1,000 weekly and a percentage from the Bell Syndicate.  Soon he was earning $4,600
weekly.  Funeral services for the famous cartoonist will be held at noon tomorrow at Campbell Funeral Home, 81st St. and Madison Ave.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Wednesday, September 8, 1954
"CAPRIA-Pasquale.  Sept. 7th, 1954.  Beloved husband of the late Pasqualina, loving father of Carmine, Eleanor, Pasquale Jr., thomas and the late Frank.  Also survived by 7 grandchildren.  Funeral Friday, 9:15 A.M. from the John F. McGrath Funeral Home, 1112 Ave. O, B'klyn.  Solemn Requiem Mass, 10 A.M., Our Lady Solace church, West 17th St. and Mermaid Ave., B'klyn.  Interment St. Charles Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"TORPEY - Lottie.  Sept., 7th, 1954.  Of 111-04 75th Ave., Forest Hills, L.I.  Beloved wife of William M. Loving mother of Edwin E. Torpey, sister of Mrs. Charles A. Miller.  Reposing Fox Funeral Home, Ascan Ave., Forest Hills.  Services St. Luke's Wpiscopal Churcy, Greenway South, Forest Hills, Saturday 11 A.M."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"SALA-John "Giovanni". On Sept. 4, 1954.  Devoted husband of the late Vitina A. and beloved father of former magistrate J. Roland Sala and Mrs. Jeanne Sala Rubino also survived by his devoted widow, Lucy I.   Reposing at La Sala's Funeral Home, 465 Central Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.  (Glenmore 6-6720) until 1 P.M. Thurs., Sept. 9th Services at Fresh Pond Crematory, 61-40 Mount Olivet Crescent, Queens at 2:30 P.M."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"ROSSI-Giovanni.  Of 2284 Crotona Ave., Bronx.  On Sept. 7th.  Reposing at Marchiselli's, 3646 White Plains Ave.  Funeral Sat., 9:30 A.M.  Requiem Mass 10 A.M., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
" FISHER-Harry Conway (Bud).  After a long illness at Roosevelt Hospital on Sept. 7, 1954.  Reposing at Frank E. Campbell " The Funeral Church " Madison Ave. at 81st St., Wednesday, Sept. 8. Service 12 noon, Thursday, Sept. 9 at Frank E. Campbell Interment Woodlawn Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
" JACOBS-Delia.  Beloved wife of the late Morris.  Dear mother of Louis, Henry, William, Milton, Clara Hill, Florence Simmons, Mildred Tanner and Gladys Maltz.  Services were held Sept. 8th.  Shiva at 503 Ave. W. B'klyn."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"MARSICANO-Vincenza.  On Sept. 7th.  Beloved mother of Michael, John, Angelina Lombardi, Emma Simione, Alfred, Ellen Mastanduno and Irene Manzo.  Reposing at Louis Ceraso & Son Chapel, 158 S. Oxford St., until Saturday, 9 A.M."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"APPEL-Anna A. (nee Ritter).  September 7, 1954.  Beloved wife of Joseph, devoted mother of Henry Beauchimen, Dorothy D'Andrea, Louise, George and Joseph Appel and sister of Charles.  Funeral from Walter B. Cooke Inc. Funeral Home, One West 190th Street, Bronx, Friday, 9:30 A.M. Requiem Mass St. Francis Xavier Church (on Lurting Ave.), 10:00 A.M.  Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"BRIGIDA-Joseph.  On September 7, 1954.  Devoted husband of Antoinette, (nee Giordano).  Beloved father of Carlo.  Funeral from Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home, 36-10 Broadway, L.I.C., on Saturday, 8:30 A.M.   Solemn Requiem Mass St. Patrick's R.C. Church, 9:00 A.M. Interment Calvary Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
"FELICE-Ida.  Beloved wife of Alfred.  Devoted mother of Patricia.  Beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Graziano.  Loving sister of Frank, Paul and Mary.  Reposing at Castle Hill Funeral Home, 1528 Castle Hill Ave.  Funeral Saturday, 9 A.M. Solemn Requiem Mass Santa Maria Church, 10 A.M. Interment St. Raymond's Cemetery."

New York Daily News, Tuesday, September 7, 1954
"NIKOL SCHATTENSTEIN
Nikol Schattenstein, 79, internationally known portrait painter, died yesterday in his summer studio in the Port Chester, N.Y., home of his niece, Mrs. Harry Brandt.  He lived at 58 W. 57th St.  Schattenstein, Russian-born, won many awards in Europe before coming to this country in 1920.  Services will be held at 10 A.M. tomorrow at Temple Rodeph Sholom, 7 W. 83d St."

New York Daily News, Tuesday, September 7, 1954
"Services for Matthew J. Lauer, 58, insurance man and worker for Jewish philanthropies, who headed the Matthew J. Lauer Agency, 295 Madison Ave., will be held at noon today at the Riverside chapel, 76th St. and Amsterdam Ave.  Lauer lived at 450 E. 63d St.  He died Saturday at Beth David Hospital."

New York Sunday News, October 10, 1954
"PAUL FOLGER
Rochester, N.Y., Oct. 9 (AP)-Paul Folger, 71, former assistant to the chief attorney for the New York Central system, died today.  He was former president of the Western New York Federation of Bar Associations."


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