|HENRY SNYDER RAUB
Thursday, February 18, 1915
Henry Raub, aged 91 years, died Saturday morning at the home of his
son, Robert J. Raub, two miles east of the village of Newfield. Besides
his son, he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Sarah Day now of Little Silver,
N. J., Miss Helen Raub, Indianopolis [sic]; Mrs. Giles Brown, Pasadena,
Cal., and a brother, Samuel Raub, Indianopolis. Mr. Raub was born in Ithaca,
The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from the house.
The Rev. A. F. Anderson officiated. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
For many years Mr. Raub owned and lived on the farm now owned by Fred Libhard
at Dean Settlement in this town. He was a highly respected citizen and
still had many friends here.
NOTE: Henry Snyder Raub died on February 13, 1915, in Newfield, Tompkins
County, New York. Mrs.[William] Giles Brown was the former Ellen Mary Raub
(twin to Miss Helen Raub).
Many thanks to Renee Arnold for locating this obituary among the holdings
of the Spencer Historical Society in Spencer, Tioga County, New York.
Published in THE SPENCER NEEDLE
MARIETTA McCUTCHEON RAUB
Thursday, May 28, 1903
Mrs. H. S. Raub, of Newfield, mother of Mrs. S. A. Day, and a former
resident of this place, died at her home yesterday morning. The funeral
will be held tomorrow at her late home.
NOTE: Mrs. Henry Snyder RAUB (the former Marietta McCUTCHEON) died
Wednesday, May 27, 1903, and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Newfield,
Tompkins County, New York. The daughter mentioned in the obituary was Mrs.
Sarah Adelaide RAUB DAY, the widow of William Stanley DAY.
Many thanks to Renee Arnold for locating this obituary among the holdings
of the Spencer Historical Society in Spencer, Tioga County, New York.
Published in THE SPENCER NEEDLE, Vol. 16 No. 22 (front page)
Ivan Hart, 26, died at his home in Peruville on Mar. 11. He had been
a great sufferer for over two months with dropsy and heart trouble, which
he bore patiently never complaining, always looking on the bright side
and ready to give a cheery word to his many friends up to the very last.
He leaves to mourn his lose a mother, two sisters, and three brothers.
THE JOURNAL AND COURIER, Groton, NY; Thursday, March 22, 1923; Vol.
57 No. 30; Page 1 Column 3.
(Note: Transcriber's note: Ivan was the 7th child of 9 born to Alfonso
E. Hart and Elta Belle DENNIS. Both parents were originally from the Candor
area of Tioga County but had lived the majority of their adult lives in
Elta B. DENNIS HART
Mrs. Elta Hart, 69, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Merritt
Chapman in Peruville on Monday morning, January 5, 1931. Funeral services
were held at the Peruville church on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Rev. Mark Rich officiated. Burial was in Peruville.
Mrs. Hart is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Merritt Chapman of Peruville
and Mrs. Fred Brown, [illegible] D., three sons, Elwin and Dennis
of Peruville, and Jesse of West Dryden; two sisters, Mrs. George Galpin
and Mrs. Newton Meade of Candor.
THE JOURNAL AND COURIER, Groton, NY; dated Thursday, Jan. 8, 1931;
Vol. 65 #21; Page 1, Column 5.
Catherine A. Richardson
Mrs. Richardson Dies. Popular resident of East Lansing, Tompkins County,
NY Passes Away at Home of Daughter - Funeral Held On Friday.
East Lansing, January 16, 1906.
Mrs. Catherine Richardson, aged 66 years, died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Ephraim Beard, Tuesday evening, January 9, 1906. The funeral was held
on Friday at 1 o'clock at the M.E. church in Locke. Burial was in the Moravia
Cemetery, Cayuga County, NY.
Mr. and Mrs. James Richardson of Moravia, spent several days here having
been called here by the illness and death of the former's mother, Mrs.
Aaron Durling, aged 82 years, died yesterday morning at the residence
of his son, Fred E. Durling, on Railroad avenue, of paralysis. The deceased
was born on Long Island and came to Jacksonville, this county, when he
was seven years old. Nine years later young Durling moved to this village
where he continued to reside throughout his life. He learned the tailoring
trade in a shop located on the site of the Treman machine shop and followed
that occupation for more than twenty-five years. The deceased leaves a
widow six months his senior, who is separated from her companion after
a union which began sixty years ago. Three sons and one daughter also survive.
The funeral will take place to-morrow afternnon at the residence of Fred
E. Durling, No. 109 Railroad avenue.
Posted in the Ithaca Daily Journal Monday, June 7, 1886
Rev. DeForest Turk
The Rev. DeForest Turk, 80, of 816 Taber St. died this morning January
6, 1958, in the Leonard Nursing Home, Trumansburg, after a long illness.
A former pastor of the Danby Methodist Church, he also held pastorates
in Flemingville and Litchfield, Pa. He was a member of the Golden Age Club
and the Assembly of God Church. He is survived by wife Sarah Turk, a daughter
Mrs. William Chase [Flora Turk], both of Ithaca, five grandchildren, nine
great-grandchildren, sister Nettie Baldwin of Johnson City and several
nieces and nephews...
From the Ithaca Journal, Tompkins Co. Jan. 6, 1958
Rev. William H. Chase
Rev. William H. Chase, 85, of Lakeside Nursing Home, formerly residing
for many years at Ellis Hollow Apartments, went to meet his Lord July 17,
1994 at Tompkins Community Hospital. Rev. Chase was born in the Town of
Caroline on December 17, 1908, a son of the late Clyde and Myrna Evans
Chase. He was married for 55 years to Flora A. Turk who predeceased him
on July 30, 1980. He was a retired ordained minister of the Church of the
Nazarene and pastored churches in Chazy, New Berlin, Lake Placid, Valots,
Brooktondale, Watkins Glen and Horseheads. In 1953 he organized the South
Hill Church of the Nazarene in Ithaca where he served as the pastor for
many years until his retirement. He also served as chaplain of the Tompkins
County Civil Air Patrol for many years. Rev. Chase is survived by many
loved ones and will be greatly missed by sons and daughters in law, Richard
and Gloria Chase of Owego, Francis and Carol Chase of Freeville and Rev.
Martin D. and Barbara Chase of Waycross, Ga.; daughter Mary Fuller of Liverpool,
brother Clyde Chase, Jr. of Houston, Tx. and Richard M. Chase of Mayo,
Fl.; sisters Hazel Schram of St. Petersburg, Fl. and Rhea Whitlock of Ithaca;
17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services
will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, July 21 at the South Hill Church of the
Nazarene, Reven Stephen Briggs and Rev. Ronald Golden of Waverly will officiate.
Burial will be in South Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday evening
from 7 to 9:00 pm at the E.C. Wagner Funeral Home of Ithaca.
From the Ithaca Journal, Tompkins Co. July 1994
Alfonso E. Hart Obit
Alfonso E. Hart, Summoned
Alfonso E. Hart, 62, died Monday morning at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Fred Brown, on the state road, south of this village. The funeral
services were held at 3 o'clock, state time, yesterday. Interment was made
THE JOURNAL AND COURIER, Groton, NY, Thursday, Sept. 2, 1920 (Microfilm
Jan 1, 1920 - Dec 29, 1921).
[Note: Actual date of death was Monday, Aug. 30, 1920. Alfonso was
buried in Peruville Cemetery, Groton, NY]
Emma Richardson Beard
Died in Groton, Tompkins County, NY.
Mrs. Emma Richardson Beard, wife of Ephraim Beard, died at the home
of her son, Clark VanHousen, in Groton, on Saturday as the result of a
shock. She was 56 yrs old. The funeral was held from the Beard home in
East Lansing on Sunday and interment was in the Cobb cemetery. Mrs. Beard,
besides her husband, is survived by her son, Clark VanHousen of this place
and two brothers, William Nobles Richardson of Pine Hollow and James Richardson
of Moravia, Cayuga County, NY and Mrs. Carrie Pickens of Scipio. - Groton
Elta Belle HART BROWN
Mrs. Elta Brown, 32, of West Dryden, died at her home in that village
Saturday morning, Feb. 2, 1935 of pleuropnemonia. Funeral services will
be held at the West Dryden Church at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, Feb.
5. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown is survived by four children, Percy, Francis, Myrtle, and
Norma Jean; her mother, Mrs. Burt Billington and one brother, Lloyd Hart,
all of West Dryden.
ITHACA JOURNAL (Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY), Saturday evening, February
2, 1935 (page and column # unknown)
Burton B. BILLINGTON
Burton B. BILLINGTON, 74, of West Dryden, died Tuesday, July 10, 1945
in Memorial Hospital after a long period of failing health.
Born Jan. 16, 1871 in Dryden, he was the son of Elinas and Mary MACK
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Florence MILLAGE Billington; a stepson,
Lloyd HART of West Dryden, and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral
Home, Dryden. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
ITHACA JOURNAL newspaper, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY; Wednesday evening,
July 11, 1945 (page and column # unknown)
Lawrence J. HART
Lawrence J. HART, 21, died this morning, Feb. 18, 1935, at his home
in West Dryden. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the
West Dryden Methodist Church. The Rev. Mark RICH of Groton will officiate.
Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hart; seven brothers
and three sisters.
ITHACA JOURNAL newspaper, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY; Monday evening,
February 18, 1935
Jonothan Parker King Obit
The death of J. Parker KING although sudden was not entirely unexpected.
Mr. King had been suffering a long time from a complication of disease,
which often culminated on attacks of extreme prostration. It was from one
of these that he died on Friday April 7th about 12:30 A.M. He was seized
about midnight and his physician, Dr. Flickinger, was summoned, but he
died on a few minutes. Mr. King has been prominant in the affairs of this
town, from early manhood. He was one of the first principals of the Union
School, has held the office of Supervisor of the town several terms, being
elected as a Democrat against a heavy natural majority. He was on account
of his strict integrity and excellent business qualifications often selected
as executor and administrator of estates, and he performed such duties
in such a manner as to ensure the confidence of the courts and beneficiaries.
As a farmer Mr. King was very successful, his investments were judicious,
and his foresight and financial ability enabled him to accumulate considerable
fortune. Mr. King was a man of strong and marked individuality, positive
in his opinions, set in his ways and strictly just. His composition, mental
and physical, fitted him for every position in business, society or politics,
and had his ambition led him in that direction, he might have been fore
most in the counsels of the State. He lacked however one essential element
of the successful, politician, dissemblance; he was a Democrat from principle
- not policy, he despised tricks and tricksters. He leaves a widow, WEliza,
Daughter of S.M. CRANDALL - Trumansburg, NY
Andrew Hamilton was born near Ithica, N. Y. Feb. 3rd, 1845 and died
at his home in Stryker, Ohio, March 16, 1919, aged 74 years, 1 month and
He was of a family of four children, two sons and two daughters. a
sister Mrs. Anna Tryon, of Ithica N. Y. still survives.
He was a member of the G. A. R. having served his country during the
civil war in the 1st, N. Y. Veteran Ca valry.
Mr. Hamilton received his education in Cornell University, Ithica,
and after the war came to the vicinity of Stryker and engaged in teaching
About the year 1872 he married Miss Nellie Miller. Their married life
was permitted to continue only for the short period of eight months, when
she was taken from him by death.
On June 6th he married Mrs. Katherine Royce, Their lives were bound
together by 41 years of happy married companionship.
He was a charter member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Stryker.
Mr. Hamilton began a grocery business in 1869 and would soon have rounded
out 50 consecutive years in that business. He was an honest upright citizen,
integrity being a marked trait in his character. He was an example of untiring
devotion to his work.
He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife, a son by marriage, C. T. Royce
of LaFountaine, Indiana, three grandchildren, Mrs. Ruth Bruns, Miss Carol
Royce and Robert Royce and one great grand child Virginia Bruns and many
Funeral services were conducted in the home in the presence of a large
company of friends conducted by C. W. Jameson and burial in the village
David H. Brown
DAVID H BROWN - A Well Known Resident of Cortland Who Has Passed Away
The subject of this obituary who died after a long illness on the night
of May 17th had been a resident of Cortland for nearly thirty years. Although
a native of Philadelphia, he was but a child when with his parents he came
to Groton, NY. At the age of 26 he was married to Miss Martha Watrous,
and for upwards of 46 years they have lived and rejoiced or sorrowed together.
Four of seven children passed away before their father and 3 sons remain,
David J. of Sidney, NY, Jason and William of Cortland, NY. Quiet and undemonstrative
by nature, Mr Brown's deep devotion to his family and unswerving loyalty
to his friends was ever shown to practical ways. Upright and true to himself,
he despised sham and hypocrisy, while he had an equally ardent appreciation
of ingetrity and uprightness in his fellow men. He was a nature lover,
and since his retirement from active business, about 8 years ago spent
much time out of doors; hunting, fishing, boating, driving, each in its
turn affording him keen pleasure. Through his long and trying illness,
he kept his interest in these things, and during his last week of life
watched with gladness the opening of buds and blossoms as he saw them from
the window of his sick room. Being a great reader, his constant companions
were the best magazines and periodicals, which kept him well informed in
the advanced thought, and scientific developement of the day. Although
in no sense a public man, yet his influence was ever given to whatever
contributed to the public good, and civic righteousness. The funeral was
largely attended and was held at the family residence, 84 Tompkins St,
Wednesday afternoon, May 20th. The service was simple and impressive and
therefore in accord with the tastes and habits of the deceased. The officiating
clergyman, Rev. H. E. Gurney, a relative by marriage, paid an affectionate
tribute to the worth of the departed. His sons and a son-in-law acted as
bearers. Two exquisite musical selections were rendered by Mr. & Mrs.
Hiram G. Moe of Groton. The room was fragrant and beautiful with flowers,
roses (his favorite flower) predominating, and those who saw his wasted
form lying in the midst of these lovely tokens of esteem and affection
could but be comforted by the thought of rest after the long month of suffering.
Besides his wife and children, there remain eleven grandchildren and three
sisters, Mrs. Ormsby of SD, Mrs Williams of this city, and Mrs. Benedict
of McLean, NY.
Brown, Margaret F.
Mrs. Luther Ormsby passed away at the home of her son, L. P. Ormsby,
on June 15th after a brief illness, and was buried from the Presbyterian
church on Wednesday afternoon. Her maiden name was Margaret F. Brown, born
in Alleghany Co, Penn., September 30, 1831. At twelve years of age her
parents moved to New York state where she was married to Luther Ormsby,
Dec 19, 1854. In 1863, she with her husband and one child moved to Iowa,
where her husband died May 5, 1888, after which time she has lived with
her son, who with his family moved to Edgeley, ND in 1904. At the age of
13, Mrs. Ormsby joined the Baptist church in which body she has ever been
faithful in both church and Sunday school. She was always ready to lend
a helping hand in times of sickness and death. She dies leaving a wide
circle of friends to morn her loss, but who know she has gone to a richly
(Source: Obituary in Bedford Times Republican Jul 9, 1908)
Bessie E. Crans
Mrs. Bessie E. Crans, 68, of the Town of Dryden, died early Sunday
morning, June 12, 1938, at Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
Besides her husband, Henry Crans, two sons survive, Lynn Armstrong
of Dryden, Jesse Armstrong of Greenwood; two daughters, Mrs. Rudolf Centner
of Oneonta, Mrs. George Olson of Bridgeport, Conn; three brothers, William,
George and Bert Foote, all of Ithaca; an uncle Lee Delaney (Delanoy) of
Ithaca, several grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Wesley Kehler, pastor
of the Dryden Methodist Church, at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Strong Chapel
in Dryden. Interment will be in Caroline Cemetery.
Ithaca Journal, June 13, 1938 (Tompkins County, NY)
SARAH E. BEMENT/FORD
Died at her home in Clarksville, Iowa, at 5:30 A.M. March 16, 1889,
Sarah E. (Bement) Ford. Sarah E. Bement was born in Skaneatelas,
Cayuaga Co, New York, Sept 8, 1850, and came to Clarksville in 1868. She
was married Aug 13, 1885 to Charles S. Ford of this place. In April, 1869,
Rev George Graham, then superintendent of the schools of Butler Co, granted
her first certificate and she commenced a long and successful career as
teacher in the schools of this county. Some of her work was in the country,
but a great portion of her time was devoted as instructor in the schools
of Clarksville, every department having been in her charge at some time.
Long physical and mental strain proved more than nature could bear, and
her first term as a principal proved her last as teacher, her life going
out with that of the term. Two weeks of sickness and pain, and her busy
energetic life was ended. True to her friends, prominent in social circles
and fondly devoted to those near and dear to her, her place can never be
refilled. May the good she has done on earth serve as a guide for others
to follow. The funeral services were held at the Methodist church, Sunday
afternoon, March 17th. Rev. George Grahams remarks were appropriate and
to the point. The floral emblems on the coffin, a pillow, a cross and crown,
and harp, were placed there by pupils of the deceased, the Knights of Cynthia,
and Miss Kate Ames, respectively, and were extremely beautiful and fitting
emblems. The attendance at the funeral was very large. The deceased leaves
a husband, mother (Mrs. Sarah Emmaline Darling Bement), sister (Mrs Thomas.D.(Frances)
Darby), and two brothers, Will and Ed Bement, all residents of this place
except the latter who lives in St. Paul Minnesota.
The Clarksville Star - Obituaries - March 16, 1889
The Clarksville (Butler Co, Iowa) Star - Aug 1, 1890:
Mrs. (Frances BEMENT) Thomas D. DARBY, and Will and Ed BEMENT are called
upon to mourn the death of their mother (Sarah Emmaline DARLING) Mrs. Julius
C. BEMENT, which occurred on the 1st at the formers' residence. She had
been an invalid for a number of years and her death perhaps to her was
a relief. The funeral services were held Sunday. Peace to the departed
and comfort to the sorrowing is the Star's benediction.
Dr. R. W. Middaugh
MIDDAUGH- At the residence of his son, J. A. Middaugh, in this city,
Friday, May 9, 1884, Dr. R. W. Middaugh, aged 78 years, 5 months, 20 days.
The Doctor was an old settler of Fond du Lac County, coming in 1854
and settling on Willow Creek, 5 miles northeast of this city. In 1862 he
removed to Minnesota where he engaged in farming quite extensively. Some
ten years ago he lost his eyesight, becoming almost totally blind; he then
sold his farm and moved to Owatonna, where he lived until some seven weeks
ago, when he was moved back on account of his failing health to where his
son and daughter, J. A. Middaugh and Mrs. Ira Wilcox, could care for him.
Good care only kept him a few weeks. He was a man of untainted reputation,
and was highly respected by all who knew him. The funeral was held Monday
afternoon from his late residence, Rev. T. Clithero conducting the services.
Waupin, Wisc., newspaper, May, 1884
Dr. R. W. Middaugh.
Dr. R. W. Middaugh died of dropsy among his relatives at Waupin, Wis.,
May 9, aged 78 years, 5 months, 20 days.
His remains were interred there, that being his former home. Mr. Middaugh
has been sick since last October and kept gradually failing in strength.
The numerous friends of the family will be very sorry to hear of his death.
Mr. Middaugh was universally esteemed and respected by all who knew him.
The Peoples Press, Owatonna, Minn., May 23, 1884
Boiled In Vat At The Age Of Twelve And Lived To Be Sixty-Six
Ithaca, N.Y., July 21-John Herson whose passing occurred recently at
his residence, No. 308 Lake Avenue, at the age of sixty-six calls for more
than customary notice. He was a good, industrious, modest, excellent citizen,
son, husband, father and friend. When a lad of about twelve, he fell into
a vat of some kind of reducing liquid that was hot or near boiling in the
old Esty tannery. His scream brought aid, James Henry the foreman. He grabbed
the boy by the hair of his head and pulled him up and also took hold of
the boy's arm near the shoulder. The flesh began to come loose and the
boy was then held up by the hair until other men in the tannery brought
blankets into which he was rolled and carried to the front hide rooms.
Henry used a sack of flour in the blankets to keep the air from the scalded
and badly boiled lad. He was taken to his mother and she battled for her
boy for six long months. Most of the time his arms were extended upwards,
his hands being tied and held from the ceiling of his bed room. It was
the talk, the wonder of the village and county. He really recovered and
was none the worse for his experience except the scar and discoloration
on the arm where Henry had caught him. People of that day, in 1863, were
always referring to the wonderful case of little John Herson who was boiled
in a vat until his flesh began to fall from him, but who lived and became
a strong, healthy youth, man and father of a large and healthy family.
The doctors were amazed at his recovery. He met with an accident about
thirty-nine years ago while brakeing on the L.V.R.R., a crushed breast
and leg, that nearly cost him his life and doctors were about to cut off
one of his legs, but Father Lynch, his beloved pastor, made such strenuous
objection that it was not done. He was sent to St. Mary's hospital in Rochester
and returned in three months and the leg was perfect until his death. About
four years ago while returning from his work, engineer at the sewer pumping
station, at midnight, he slipped on some ice and injured his spine. From
that he never did recover and it did permanently affect his health and
hasten his death, but John Herson was ready. He had always been ready for
he had always lived a modest and faultless life. Everybody likes him. He
was indulgent and faithful at his own home where most of his time was spent
when not doing the work of the breadearner. John is survived by his widow,
his sons John and Thomas and Mathew, his daughters Mrs. Fred B. Pearson
and Mary, besides nine grandchildren and his sisters Mrs. Samuel Warren
and Mrs. Thomas Henighan. The funeral was held from Immaculate Conception
church. Interment was in Calvary cemetery. John Herson was a winning personality,
happy in his marriage with his wife, Catherine Graham and in his entire
domestic relations. To old Ithacans who knew him from his early days, he
will be a pleasant memory. But "there's the rub," as the great master of
human nature and diction and expression would say. How many of us who were
boys when he was one survive and knew him? The answer is a puzzle, but
we have a guess coming and hazard its publicity: Not many. And John was
only sixty-six. In that sixty-six years he lived 106 and that is what we
started out to say. But again we express our wonder at the man, the boy
who survived the death call that he did and at last was the mortal victim
of a simple fall upon a slippery pathway. What a drama, what a tragedy,
what a literary picture Shakespeare could have made of the life and passing
of John Herson.
From The Ithaca Journal, July 11, 1917
Frank I. Satterly Jr.
DRYDEN -- Frank I. Satterly Jr., 87, of Umatilla, Fla., and formerly
of Dryden, died Tuesday at Daytona Beach Health Care Center.
Born in Dryden, he lived in Dryden and Richford, spending his winters
He retired from the state Department of Transportation in Ithaca, where
he worked as a heavy-equipment operator.
Surviving are a son, Frank I. III of Groton; a daughter, Shirley M.
Scanlon of Daytona Beach, Fla.; a brother, Richard Ostrander of Floral
Park, Fla.; three sisters, Bessie Neff of Dryden, Evelyn Fox of Ithaca
and Madeline Cleveland of Alden; five stepsons, Roger Armstrong of Cortland,
Harold Armstrong of Palermo, Richard Armstrong of Ormond Beach, Fla., Donald
Armstrong of Ithaca and Robert Armstrong of Concord, N.H.; two stepdaughters,
Ruth Redmore of Ormond Beach and Doris Hathaway of Daytona Beach; and many
grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral Home. Spring burial is
in Highland Cemetery, Richford.
A calling hour is 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 55 W. Main
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Central
New York, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse 13204.
The Post Standard, Feb. 18, 1998, p. B-4
HENRY W. MURPHY
Henry W. Murphy - 60 , of 619 N. Aurora St., died Monday, Aug. 6, 1962
after suffering a heart attack on the corner of State and Tioga Sts., during
the noon hour. He was declared dead on arrival at Tompkins County Hospital.
He was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church and the Postal Employees
Assn. He had been associated with the post office for 20 years and was
the assistant mail clerk in the parcel post division. He was one of the
first Boy Scouts in the Ithaca area and had served as a committeeman with
Troop 13 for several years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Schooley
Murphy; a daughter, Mrs. Ronald Young of Ithaca; two sons, Charles Arthur
Murphy of Syracuse and William F., of Ithaca; three grandsons; two sisters,
Mrs. William E. Schooley and Mrs. John W. Swarthout, both of Ithaca; several
nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at
St. Paul's Methodist Church, Officiating will be St. Paul's pastor, the
Rev. Warren Covell, assisted by the Rev. Arthur Swarthout of Andrews Memorial
Methodist Church of North Syracuse. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday evening at the Wagner Funeral Home.