|Edna I. Barber
ERIE - Edna I. Barber, 94, of Erie, formerly of Ripley, died Saturday
(Oct. 9, 1999) in the Twinbrook Medical Center, Lawrence Park, Pa. She
was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Corry, Pa., the daughter of the late J. Earl
and Nora Johnson Woodward. She was a member of the First United Methodist
Church of Ripley and the National Grange. She was a well-known seamstress.
Surviving are a son, Herbert Barber of Westfield; a daughter, Myrna Zohns
of Erie; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by a grandson, Mark Barber; a brother; a sister; and a great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First United
Methodist Church, 24 W. Main St., Ripley. The Rev. Sue Kaiser, pastor,
with officiate. A private interment will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery,
Corry. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to the First
United Methodist Church of Ripley. Arrangements are by the Mathews Funeral
Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley.
Jerry Y. Danner
LITTLE VALLEY - Jerry Y. Danner, 69, of Fair Oak Street, died Monday
(Oct. 11, 1999) in her home. Arrangements will be announced by Mentley
Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley.
SALISBURY, N.C. - Eugene Gordon, 79, of Salisbury, died Sunday (Oct.
10, 1999) in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, N.C. He was born July 8,
1920, in Red House, N.Y., the son of the late Clarence Gordon and Gertrude
Jimerson Gordon. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy.
He was a carpenter and retired from Rowan Parks and Recreation. He was
a member of the Carpenters Union, the Seneca Indian Nation, the Harold
B. Jarrett American Legion Post No. 342 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are a son, Brian Gordon of Spencer, N.C.; three daughters: Judy
Goldin and Kristie Everhart of Salisbury and Jackie Pietrowski of Monroe,
N.C.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dana
Gordon of Randolph. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his
first wife, Beulah R. Gordon, Sept. 27, 1967, and his second wife, Eva
F. Gordon, July 24, 1979. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday
in Summersett Memorial Chapel, Salisbury. The Rev. Don Newman, pastor of
Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church, Salisbury, will officiate. Burial
will be in U.S. National Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites conducted
by the Rowan County Veteran Council. Friends will be received from 7 to
8:30 p.m. today in the Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury. Memorials may
be made to a charity of choice.
LUDLOW - Fannie Raymondo, 88, of 402 Lincoln Ave., died Friday (Oct.
8, 1999) in the Lutheran Home, Kane. She was born March 27, 1911, in Sheffield,
the daughter of Joseph and Kathern Viscio. A homemaker, she was a member
of St. Callistus Catholic Church. Surviving are a son, Paul Raymondo of
Ludlow; a daughter, Nancy Farr of Johnsonburg, Pa.; five grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Mary
Connelly of Erie; and one brother, Benedict Viscio of Sacramento, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Raymondo, whom she married
June 18, 1927, in Sheffield; a child in infancy; two brothers; and one
sister. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 9, 1999 in St. Callkistus
Catholic Church. The Rev. Phillip Pinczewski, pastor, was celebrant. Burial
was in St. Callistus Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Callistus Catholic
Church of the Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements were by the
Cummings Funeral Home, Kane.
Robert D. Swanson
YORK, Pa. - Robert D. Swanson, 77, of York, died at 1 a.m. Saturday
(Oct. 9, 1999) in his home. He was born April 15, 1922, in Jamestown, the
son of the late Herbert W. And Rose Pond Swanson. He was a graduate of
Jamestown High School and Rochester Institute of Technology. He was a veteran
of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Hancock. He was
a retired tool and die engineer and sales representative for Vard-Smith.
He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in York, Out Door Country
Club, York Forest No. 30. Tall Cedars of Lebanon and the 13th Ward Political
Club. Surviving are two daughters: Kathleen Thornhill of Warren, Ohio,
and Barbara Fourhman of York; one son, David Swanson of Philadelphia; three
grandchildren; and a brother, William Swanson of Jamestown. Besides his
parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Berg Swanson. The funeral
service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Christ Lutheran Church
of Spry 2401 S. Queen St., York, Pa. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Cemetery,
Jamestown. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service on Wednesday
in the church. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association,
488 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17404 or the Visiting Nurse Association, 218
E. Market St., York, Pa. 17403. Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market
St., York is in charge of arrangements.
PLAINFIELD, N.J. - Theresa Clifford, 87, of Plainfield, died Monday
(Oct. 11, 1999). She was born in Yonkers, N.Y. She was a former communicant
of the the Church of the Nativity and a member of their Rosary Society
and was presently a communicant of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Plainfield.
Surviving are two sons: Charles J. Clifford of Plainfield and Richard D.
Clifford of Westfield; four grandchildren; and a sister, Natalie Pietrowicz
of Yonkers. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday in St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Plainfield. A private internment
will be in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains. Friends will be received from
9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Higgins Funeral Home, 209 W. Eighth St.,
Plainfield. Memorials may be made to the Muhlenberg Foundation, Inc., Park
Avenue & Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J. 07061.
Margaret A. ''Peg'' Ewing
Margaret A. ''Peg'' Ewing, 75, of 8 Crane St., formerly of 325 Baker
St., died at 6:20 a.m. Monday (Oct. 11, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A Jamestown
resident since 1926, she was born March 22, 1924, Marionville, Pa., the
daughter LeRoy and Cecillia Meehan Terry. She was employed by the former
Crescent Tool Co. and was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. She
was a member of the retired Girl Scouts and the past president of the Eagles
Lodge Auxiliary. She was a past commander of the former Navy Mothers, and
a member of the College of Regents of the Moose Lodge. She also was a former
member of the Lionesse Auxiliary. Surviving are five sons: DeForest D.
Ewing Jr. of Novi, Mich., Dennis P., David L. and Douglas J. Ewing, all
of Jamestown, and Daniel E. Ewing of Thorton, Colo.; a daughter, Debra
A. Sonderhouse of Pewaukee, Wisc.; 15 grandchildren: John D. Ewing and
Julie M. Gallosso both of Clinton Township, Mich., Dennis P. Ewing Jr.,
Sarah E. and Jenny R. Ewing, all of Ashville, Scott A. Ewing of Williamsburg,
Va., Daniel E. Ewing Jr. of Golden, Colo., Pedee J. Ewing of Thorton, David
L. Ewing Jr. of Guilderland, N.Y., Mark E., Gabrielle D., Katherine M.
and Matthew J. Ewing, all of Jamestown, Monica A. Cuoco of Kalamazoo, Mich.,
and Michael D. Ewing of Denver; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Patricia
A. Russell of Jamestown; and two brothers: Carl E. Kelwaski of Jamestown
and Clarence L. Kelwaski of Panama. She was preceded in death by her husband,
DeForest D. Ewing, whom she married June 26, 1943, and who died July 25,
1971; her father; her step-father, Stephen Kelwaski, Aug. 30, 1980; her
mother, Sept. 12, 1990; a sister, Marcia D. Kelwaski, in1946; and a brother,
Stephen Kelwaski Jr., on March 18, 1996. The funeral service will be at
1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. James A. Hubbard,
interim rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will
be in Lake View Cemetery. Friend will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, where a Moose Lodge ritual will
be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Southern Tier
Kidney Association P.O. Box 834, Jamestown, N.Y., 14702.
Inez A. Porter
WARREN - Inez A. Porter, 91, a resident of the Watson Home, formerly
of North Warren, died at 10:50 p.m. Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in Kinzua Valley
Health Care. She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Richmond Township, Crawford
County, Pa., the daughter of Archie and Lenora Davison Franklin. A Warren
area resident most of her life, she was a telephone operator at the Warren
State Hospital for 18 years, retiring in 1969. She was a member of the
North Warren Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two daughters: Sandra Ransom
of North Warren, Betty Dickerson of Warren; a son, Everett R. Burke of
Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lorraine
E. Ferrie of Erie. She was preceded in death by a sister, Opan Schuler
in 1992; and one brother, Willard Franklin in 1991. The funeral was held
Oct. 11 in the Mark S. Patterson Funeral Home. The Rev. Burfoot S. Ward
III, pastor of the North Warren Presbyterian Church, officiated. Burial
was in Westview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the North Warren Presbyterian
Church or a charity of choice.
Betty E. Roberts
CLARENDON, Pa. - Betty E. Roberts, 78, of R.D. 1, Mohawk Avenue, died
at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) in Warren General Hospital. She was
born April 25, 1921, in Warren, the daughter of James and Anna Marie Anderson
Mortensen. She was employed by Kresge's, Sylvania and the Retired Senior
Volunteer Program. A member of the Free Methodist Church, she taught Sunday
School and Bible School and also at the conference Bible Study. She was
formerly involved in Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. Surviving are her husband,
Albert ''Bud'' Roberts, whom she married April 25, 1942, in Warren; a son,
David Roberts of Glendale, Calif.; a daughter, Nanette Roberts; and a sister,
Ethel Anderson, both of Warren. She was preceded in death by a son, James;
and a sister, Martha Copenhaver. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today
in the Free Methodist Church, Warren. The Rev. Charles Baker will officiate.
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received today in
the church for one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to
a charity of choice.
A. Myrtle Powers
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A. Myrtle Powers, 87, of 300 Promenade Blvd., Las
Vegas, formerly of 301 Charles St., Jamestown, died at 7:46 p.m. Friday
(Oct. 8, 1999) in the Summerline Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas.
A Las Vegas resident the past five years, she was born Aug. 17, 1912, in
Kane, Pa., the daughter of Melvin I. and Alice M. Ruth VanGiesen. A graduate
of Kane High School and a 1933 graduate of the Jamestown General Hospital
School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse at Jamestown General Hospital
for a short time. She was a member of the Zion Covenant Church where she
sang in the choir, the Missionary Circle and the Ladies Aide. She was also
a member of the Jamestown General Hospital Alumni Association. Surviving
are a son, Dr. C. Donald Powers of Las Vegas; and two brothers: the Rev.
Raymond A. Vangiesen of Marianville, Mo., and Marlan V. Vangiesen of Hopkinsville,
Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold O. Powers who died
Dec. 2, 1972; and a brother, William I. Vangiesen in 1943. The funeral
service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The
Rev. Eldon H. Johnson, pastor emirtus, Zion Covenant Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery Friends will be received from 2
to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made
to the Zion Covenant Church Memorial Trust Fund.
Richard E. Nash
Richard E. Nash, 92, of 103 Linwood Ave., died at 11:35 a.m. on Saturday
(Oct. 9, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born June
7, 1907, in Chautauqua N.Y., the son of Esek Brayton and Edith Harwood
Nash. A 1925 graduate of Chautauqua High School and earned his B.S. in
1932 from Springfield College, Springfield, Mass. He was a special education
teacher for the Falconer School System retiring in 1976. He attended the
first Covenant Church and was a member of the Kiantone Senior Citizens
Club, the Jamestown Rifle Club and the Carroll Rod and Gun Club. Surviving
are his wife, Helen Norberg Nash whom he married July 8, 1967; two sons:
David L.R. Carlson of Tyler, Texas and Darrel C. Carlson of North East,
Pa.; six grandchildren: Erich, Wallace Carlson, Barbara Morgan, Cathy Burleson
all of Texas, Deanna Carlson Bradt of Fort Wayne Ind. and Dean C. Carlson
of Waterford, Pa. and five great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death
by three brothers: David, Edgar and Hugh Nash. A memorial service will
be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. David B. Larson,
visitation pastor, First Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be
in the Chautauqua Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday
in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Covenant Church
Reach Out Ministry or a charity of ones choice.
James H. Johnson
YOUNGSVILLE - James H. Johnson, 69, of PO Box 194 (Thatchers Lane),
Youngsville, died, at 9:30 p.m., Saturday (Oct.9, 1999) in the Rouse Warren
County Home. He was born, Sept. 14, 1930, in Warren, the son of the late
Harry and Nellie Sutton Johnson. A 1948 graduate of Tidioute High School,
he was employed by Penndot as a mechanic retiring in 1991. He was employed
for several years by Cyclops in Titusville. He enjoyed gardening and anything
mechanical. Surviving are his wife, Mary Smith Johnson whom he married
May 28, 1955; three sons: Sidney Johnson of Spartansburg, Alan Johnson
of Bear Lake and Harold Johnson of Youngsville; one brother, Charlie Johnson
of Sagertown; one sister, Carol Maust of Langhorne, PA; five grandsons:
Dylan, Dustin, Merrit, Adam and Jacob Johnson; and one granddaughter, Stefanie
Johnson. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the McKinney
Funeral Home in Youngsville. The Rev. Rick Hamrick, pastor, of the Youngsville
Free Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Wrightsville Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials
may be sent to Hospice of Warren County.
Stephen Robert Edgar
SALAMANCA - Stephen Robert Edgar, 51, of Salamanca, died Friday (Oct.
8, 1999) in his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Salamanca, the son
of Robert and the late Bonita Mae Goodrich Edgar. He served in the U.S.
Navy, including a tour in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and a tour in Antarctica.
He was a senior design engineer at Chemical Design Incorporated of Lockport
for 22 years. Besides his father, surviving are his wife, Debi Toussaint
Edgar; four daughters: Michelle Edgar of Niagara Falls, Nicole Edgar and
Kelli Zywiczynski both of Lockport and Kandace Thompson of Florida; four
grandchildren; one sister, Linda Pelham of Napoli; and a brother, Terry
Edgar of Comelius, N.C. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today
in the Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, N.Y.
Interment will be in the Huskey Cemetery.
Vivian I. Anderson
Vivian I. Anderson, 89, formerly of 198 Hazeltine Ave., died at 11:50
p.m. Friday (Oct. 8, 1999) in Heritage Green Health Care Center. A lifelong
resident, she was born March 17, 1910, in Jamestown, the daughter of I.
W. and Effie Woll Luce. She was employed in the cafeteria of Jamestown
High School for more than 20 years retiring in 1975. She was a member of
the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church and was a former member of
the American Association of Retired Persons and its bowling league. Surviving
are her son, Keith Vandewark of Jamestown; and a daughter, Jean Stowell
of Jamestown; five grandchildren: Karen Olson of Rochester, the Rev. Stephen
Olson of LaFargeville, N.Y., Rebecca Jollow of Ontario, N.Y., Lynette Hendrickson
of Hudson Fla. and Laurie Bessey of Chicago; 18 great-grandchildren; and
three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her second
husband, William R. Sandberg, her third husband, Herbert E. ''Hub''Anderson
whom she married Jan. 14, 1955, and who died Jan. 21, 1999; a son, Glenn
''Bud'' Vandewark Jr.; a sister, Iva Janowsky; and a brother Orval Luce.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral
Home. The Rev. Jerome D. Ward, pastor of Kidder Memorial United Methodist
Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Sugar Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, in the Lind
Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Kidder Memorial United Methodist
Church or a charity of ones choice.
Sheridan S. Cobb Sr.
YOUNGSVILLE - Sheridan S. ''Jake'' Cobb Sr., 78, formerly of 367½
Foote Ave., Jamestown, and The Towers of Warren, died at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday
(Nov. 9, 1999) in the Rouse House. He had been employed for 18 years by
AMSCO Excel and the former Art Metal and Dahlstrom Manufacturing. Arrangements
to be announced by the Lind Funeral Home, Inc.
Olga E. Nelson
Olga E. Nelson, 96, of Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of
Greenhurst, died at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in the care center.
Coming to Jamestown at the age of 14, she was born April 24, 1903, in Kalmar,
Sweden, the daughter of Olaf and Anna Turnquist Hultin. She was a lifelong
member of the Zion Covenant Church where she taught the Swedish Bible Class
for many years. Surviving are two daughters: May E. Morrison of Jamestown
and Ruth D. Hedstrand of Lakewood; seven grandchildren: Nancy Thunberg
of California, David Thunberg of Jamestown, Susan Intihar of Indian Trail,
N.C., Cindy Rankin of Wintergarden, Fla., John Hedstrand of Falconer, Mark
Hedstrand of Frewsburg and Robert Hedstrand of Busti; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thure E. Nelson, whom she married
Aug. 20, 1926, and who died Oct. 29, 1989; a grandson David R. Thunberg,
1992; four brothers; and one sister. The funeral service will be held at
2 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. David H. Vennberg, visitation
pastor of Zion Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview
Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to Zion Covenant Church, 520 Fairmount Ave.,
W.E., Jamestown, N.Y. 14701.
M. Gerald Quinn Jr.
KENNEDY - M. Gerald Quinn Jr., 56, of 228 Route 394, died at 10:02
a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) in WCA Hospital. He was born Feb. 8, 1943, in
Buffalo, the son of M. Gerald and Lorraine Demrow Quinn Sr. He was a 1960
graduate of Silver Creek Central School, a 1964 graduate of Alfred University
and earned his master in business administration from Loyola University
in Chicago. From 1964 to 1967 he served as a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army working
on the Red Eye Missile Project. He was employed by Loranger Manufacturing
Corporation in Warren for 23 years as a manufacturer's representative.
He was a member of the Christian Bowhunter's serving as treasurer, the
Smith Mills Game Farm, Federation of Fly Fishers and was an officer of
the Red House Brook Chapter of Trout Unlimited. He was an avid outdoorsman
and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was very artistic working with scrimshaw,
jewelry design, engraving and woodcarvings. He also handcrafted bamboo
fly rods. Surviving are his wife the former Linda Pentheny whom he married
Nov. 20, 1977, three daughters: Ellen R. Mason of Newton, Maine, Lorraine
H.. Quinn of San Diego, Calif., and Kathleen B. Quinn, a student at Allegany
College, Meadville, Pa.; a granddaughter, Kelsea M. Mason of Newton, his
mother of Cape Coral, Fla.; and a sister, Susan Miller of Arkwright, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shelia Maclaurin Quinn, his
father; and a sister, Nancy Quinn. A memorial service will be held at 11
a.m. Thursday in Westminister Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Richard B.
Ross, interim pastor, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Glenwood Cemetery,
Silver Creek. Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. today in the Lind
Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Christian Bowhunters, 34 Ohio St.,
Jamestown, N.Y., 14701 or Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1006 W. Third
St., Jamestown, N.Y.
Michelle Delite Shreffler
WICHITA, Kan. - Michelle Delite Shreffler, 22, of Gerry, formerly of
Vestal, N.Y., Youngstown, Ohio, and Mechanicsburg, Pa., died Tuesday (Nov.
9, 1999) in St. Francis Hospital, the result of injuries received in a
car accident. She is the daughter of the Rev. Samuel F. and Darlene R.
Clark Shreffler of Gerry. Arrangements are to be announced by the Jordan
Funeral Home, Sinclairville.
DUNCAN, Okla. - Word has been received of the death of Duretha Colley
Grey, 81, formerly of Allegany, Frewsburg and Texas, who died Sept. 6,
1999, in Durango, Colo. A Duncan resident the past two years, she was born
March 5, 1918, in Hinsdale, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Catherine
Osgood Colley. She had been actively involved in building houses in Allegany
and Frewsburg with her husband until retirement in Texas. A devoted wife
and mother, she had an interest in things of nature and was a watcher of
birds and all wildlife. In 1989 she was named Volunteer of the Year by
Retama Manor in Alice, Texas, where she volunteered in the Alzheimer Unit.
Surviving are three daughters: Lois Long of Albuquerque, N.M., Juliet Mason
of Russell, Karen Flores of Gibsonia, Pa.; two sons: David Grey of Duncan,
Sanford Grey of Bayfield, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;
one stepgrandchild; a sister, Violet Hillary of North Java, N.Y.; and one
brother, Charles Colley of Titusville, Pa. She was preceded in death by
her husband, Victor Grey, whom she married in August 1936 in Olean, and
who died Feb. 2, 1989. A memorial service will be held at the convenience
of the family. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Hiram E. Pratt
Hiram E. Pratt, 97 of 29 South Allegheny Ave., W.E. , died at 12:15
p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) in WCA Hospital. A life long area resident
he was born Nov. 27, 1901, in the town of Ellington, the son of Truman
and Mable Cutting Pratt. He was formerly employed by Pearl City Mills for
25 years and retired in 1970 from Sterling Corp. where he was employed
for 12 years. He attended the Garfield Road Christian Fellowship Church
of God in Jamestown. Surviving are five daughters: Marian French of Greenhurst,
Elizabeth ''Betty'' McChesney of Falconer, Jane Minton of West Ellicott,
Elsie Lee of Brocton and Susan Grey of Celoron; 18 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren;
and six great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife,
Ethel E. Carlson Pratt, whom he married Aug. 28, 1922 and who died July
27, 1991; a son Morris Pratt, Aug. 8, 1983; a daughter, Marie Pratt, May
11, 1938; two grandchildren: Cynthia Henry, April 12, 1964 and David Pratt,
March 25, 1994; a sister, Blanche Pratt, Dec. 19, 1982; and two brothers:
Merton, Aug. 29, 1959, and Lucian Pratt. The funeral service will be held
at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home, 805 W. Third St., Jamestown.
The Rev. Ogden S. McClimans Jr, pastor of Garfield Road Christian Fellowship
Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 188 South Erie
St., Mayville, N.Y., 14757 or the Celoron Volunteer Fire Department, Celoron,
Nina J. Samuelson
Nina J. Samuelson, 85, of 428 South Ave., died at 10:25 p.m. Monday
(Nov. 8, 1999) in WCA Hospital. The wife of Raymond F. Samuelson, she had
been employed in the guidance department of the Jamestown Board of Education,
retiring in 1953. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.
Clarence H. Young
WATERTOWN, N.Y. - Clarence H. Young, 99, of 24701 Route 54, formerly
of 12121 W. Main St., Randolph, died Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) in the Samaritan
Keep Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 22, 1900, in Randolph, the son of Floyd
F. and Rose Helmick Young. A graduate of Randolph Central School and the
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1927, he was employed in the invention
laboratory of American Telephone and Telegraph Bell in Murry Hill, N.J.
He was a past master of the Free and Accepted Masons in Mountain View,
N.J. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and
great-grandfather. He enjoyed his computer and keeping in touch with people
on the internet. Surviving are five daughters: Anne Ebbrecht of Dexter,
N.Y., Ila Sterling of Lady Lake, Fla., Claris Chetjerkin of Dagsboro, Del.,
Margaret Myers of Skaneateles, N.Y., Marion Jorgensen of Harvard, Mass.;
20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Florence B. Brace Young,
whom he married June 16, 1927, and who died Feb. 14, 1995. The funeral
will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church of Randolph. The
Rev. Dale E. Moore, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Randolph
Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Van
Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph., where a Masonic
Service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, conducted by the Randolph Lodge 359
F & A.M. Memorials may be made to Comstock Hospice, 1225 W. State St.,
Olean, N.Y, 14760 or the First Baptist Church of Randolph.