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6001 Veda K. Watt, 82, of 5 Leonard St., Dansville, well-known Dansville
Central School Nurse-Teacher, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct.
6, 1994 in Noyes Memorial Hospital, Dansville, following a long
illness.
Born in Avon on Dec. 11, 1911, she was a daughter of Homer and Minnie
Applin Knights. In 1938, she married Malcolm R. Watt, DVM. Dr. Watt
passed away July 11, 1969.
Mrs. Watt graduated from the Rochester General Hospital School of
Nursing in 1936 and continued her education at SUNY-Geneseo. She was
the School Nurse-Teacher at Dansville Central School for 30 years,
retiring in 1981.
Veda was a long time member of the Dansville Presbyterian Church, the
Deborah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Kate J.
Jackson Court of Amaranth, both of Dansville.
During her lifetime, she served as Secretary and President of the
Livingston County Women's Republican Club and President of the
Dansville Women's Republican Club. She was the Chairperson of the
Livingston County School Nurse-Teachers Association and Secretary of
the Western Zone School Nurse-Teachers Association.
Also, she was the Chairperson of the American Field Services
Association, Chairperson of the Salvation Army for 25 years and was a
member of the Livingston County Children's Protective Society.
Veda will be remembered for her loving generosity to her family,
friends and students.
She is survived by her two daughters, Lorna (Austin) Erwin of Geneseo
and Martha (Walter) Hosenfeld of Rochester; three grandsons, Austin
Erwin of Syracuse, and Jeffery and Donald Hosenfeld of Rochester; a
sister, Jocelyn Robinson of Van Nuys, CA; several nieces and nephews;
and many friends and neighbors.
She was predeceased by several sisters and a brother as well as a very
special friend, Mrs. Ethel L. Gunther.
Friends called Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral
Home, 271 Main St., Dansville. A service of Witness to the
Resurrection was held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Dansville Presbyterian
Church with the Rev. Dayle Dickey officiating. Interment was in
Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.
An Eastern Star memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Friday, followed
by an Amaranth service at 7:30, both in the funeral home.
Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Dansville
Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 309, Dansville, NY, 14437; or to the
Salvation Army. (GCE, October 13, 1994, p4) 
Knights, Veda (I16688)
 
6002 Very Possibly from East Hampton,NY as shown in a Signers list of Patriots in East Hampton, also there are several Miller's includeing a Gurden Miller...Ezekiel is in Granville,Washington Co.,NY prior to 1790 then moved to Ovid,Cayuga Co.,NY before 1800, then moved to Virgil before 1820 and before 1830 was back in Seneca Co. now town of Covert (Covert was formed from Ovid in 1817) ....May have had brother David(may have married Zerviah Parker, d/o Andrew and Susannah Parker of Wallingford,CT later moved to Granville,NY) and Levi,,,all living in Granville in 1790. There is also a Gurdon named in his will, who is found living in Virgil in 1820. Rev. War First Regiment of Minute Men, Suffolks Co.,NY Miller, Ezekiel (I3378)
 
6003 Victor A. Johnson, 61, Sparta farmer, who has always resided in this area, died at his home Tuesday afternoon. Although Mr. Johnson had been in ill health for some time, the seriousness of his condition was not known to many of his large circle of friends, and his death comes as a shock to family, friends and acquaintances.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Blanche Harter Johnson; two daughters, Mrs. Walter Moore of West View and Miss Vilma Johnson at home; one son, Frederick Johnson of Wayland; three grandchildren; his mother Mrs. Mina Demery of Byersville and one sister, Mrs. Charles Bush of Byersville.
Funeral services will be conducted from the home, Friday afternoon at four o'clock, the Rev. R.E. Wilson of this village officiating, assisted by the Rev. Charles A. Williams, pastor of the local Methodist Church. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery 
Johnson, Victor Ani (I35720)
 
6004 Victor Herald
Victor, Ontario County, New York.
August 31, 1895

East Bloomfield, N. Y. - A very pleasant event took place at the residence of Burton Ham, Wednesday, Aug. 21st, the occasion being the 75th birthday of Evelina B. Ham, his wife. A number of her lady neighbors called upon her in the afternoon of that day and congratulated her upon the event, she being taken by surprise. A jolly social afternoon was spent and the company served with supper. The average age of eight ladies at the table averaged 71 years and 6 months. Mrs. Sophia Fisher, aged 85 years, asked the blessing in a manner which was a matter of comment by all who heard her.

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Ontario County Journal
Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York.
December 29, 1905

East Bloomfield, N. Y. The death of Mrs. Eveline B. Ham, widow of Burton Ham, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Myron H. Codding, on Tuesday at the age of 85 years. Mrs. Ham was born in this town and had resided here all her life. The death of her husband, the well known relic collector, occurred three years ago. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Codding, and Georgianna Ham. The latter had cared for her through a long period of helplessness from rheumatism. The funeral was held from the Codding home yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. L. D. Boynton officiating. The interment was made at Bristol.
 
Spencer, Eveline (I41613)
 
6005 Victor was born in West Almond,NY. He was a resident of Almond for the past 50 years. He was a member of the Almond Methodist Church. Wyse, Victor A. (I34125)
 
6006 Vincent Hill Cemetery Ferrin, Martha Jane (I28363)
 
6007 Viola T. Culbertson, 86, died Saturday (May 18, 2002) at the
Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo, where she had
resided with her husband, Charles, who survives.
Born Aug. 13, 1915 in Canaseraga, she was a daughter of Luke Irwin and
Irena Thompson. She was a graduate of Dalton Central School, and a
graduate of the Dansville Red Cross as a licensed practical nurse. She
married Charles Culbertson on March 17, 1940, in Dansville.
She was in the nursing profession for many years in Dansville
Hospital, where she retired. She belonged to many organizations:
Dansville Grange, Livingston County Pomona Grange, Kate J. Jackson
Court of Amaranth, where she served in many capacities, Deborah Order
of Eastern Star, Dansville Presbyterian Church, serving on numerous
committees until her health prevailed her in March. She enjoyed
crocheting and knitting. She especially enjoyed doing for others.
She was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, James William
Thompson and Harold Lockwood; a granddaughter, Barbara Joan
Culbertson.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Robert (Abbi)
of Florida and Harold (Judy) of Dansville; two daughters, Irene
(Richard) Shutt of Dansville and Margaret (Leonard) Burgoine of
Wayland; two sisters, Ada Rumsey of Bath and Lois Munger of Florida; a
brother, Edward (Arlene) Lockwood of Geneseo; two sisters-in-law,
Marion Thompson of Alden and Alvira Lockwood of Castile; 15
grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and
nephews.
Calling hours will be at the Chamberlain-Baird Funeral Home in
Dansville on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with the Amaranth
Foundation service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the
Dansville Presbyterian Church on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Burial will be at
the Greenmount Cemetery in Dansville.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation of the
Kate J. Jackson Order of Amaranth in memory of Voila Culbertson. 
Thompson, Viola (I19074)
 
6008 Violin Maker, Artist, and Taxidermist Kiehle, Clarence (I41791)
 
6009 Virgil was a locomotive fireman on the railroad before coming to Wyoming. He removed to Kansas and in 1882 to hte Black Hills and to Crook County in 1883. He married, Mrs. Anna French in August 1894. She had son, Arthur French. They had a farm and small fish hatchery a short distance from Sundance - up the canyon. Sanford, Virgil B. (I38429)
 
6010 Virginia A. Kirkpatrick, age 83 of Leicester, NY, died Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Livingston County CNR in Mt. Morris. She was born the daughter of James and Ila (Van Keuren) Alexander on August 25, 1932 in Sonyea, NY. She married Richard Kirkpatrick in Sonyea, NY on July 2, 1950.

She is survived by her three (3) children: Barbara (Ben) Orologio of Caledonia, Beverly (Glenn Whitney) Kirkpatrick of Newark, and Robert (Jill) Kirkpatrick of Minden, NV. 8 grandchildren Eric (Jennifer Cauley) Orologio of Rochester, Laurie (Jeff) Copeland of Scottsville, Linsey (Joe) Fenicchia of Spencerport, Ashley (Gary Ladd) Orologio of Bergen, Greg (Allison) Leach of NH, Phillip Leach of AL, Amanda (Jim) Folsom of Newark, Matthew Kirkpatrick of MN. 11 Great-grandchildren. sister Mary (Ed) Russ of Arizona, Sister-in-laws Marguerite Alexander of Mendon and Rae Alexander of Arizona. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years Richard on March 30, 2010, brothers William, John and Albert Alexander.

Interment in Leicester Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Livingston County Humane Society. 
Alexander, Virginia (I19855)
 
6011 Vol. 1, No. 49, Wednesday, January 12, 1881
Dr. Nathan P. Cook, formerly of Almond, took an over-dose of morphine at Ransonville, Niagara county, while recovering from a spree Friday and died. He was thirty-five years old and of dissipated habits. - Hornell Times.
 
Cook, Doctor Nathan (I35360)
 
6012 Volume 13
page 92
Reed, Simeon, Dighton.Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co., Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 15, 1776; service, 10 days, on the
alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. James Briggs's co.;
service, 29 days; company marched from Dighton Oct. 2, 1777, under
command of Col. Freeman on a secret expedition to Rhode Island and was
discharged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen. Spencer; also, Capt. Elijah Walker's
co., Col. John Hathaway's regt., Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol
Co.) brigade; service, 7 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780; also, Capt. Daniel Drake's co., Col. Luke
Drury's (Bristol Co.) regt.; marched from home Aug. 23, 1781; arrived
at camp Sept. 1, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; arrived home Dec. 10,
1781; service, 3 mos. 19 days, at North river; regiment raised for 3
months. 
Reed, Deacon Simeon (I432)
 
6013 Volume 13 page 93 Reed, Simeon, Jr.Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt., Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 7 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780. Reed, Simeon Jr. (I430)
 
6014 Wallace and Avoca Times - 1952 -1954
EDMOND P. NICHOLSON
Funeral services were held last Wed. for Edmond F. Nicholson, who died Monday in Bath Memorial Hospital. The Rev. S. R. McKinstry officiated and burial was in Highland cemetery.
He was born in Hornell, where he operated a grocery store. He was 76 years old. Survivors include a stepson, LeRoy Adams of Rochester, a stepdaughter in Florida and several nieces and nephews. 
Nicholson, Edmund Fowler (I15331)
 
6015 Wallace B. Flint was adopted by Jonathan N. Burditt Burditt, Wallace B. (I30973)
 
6016 Walter graduated 1931 General Motors Institute of technology, employee
of Cheverlet Motor co. for 39 years. Walter is a descendant of John
Briggs of Taunton,MA. 
Briggs, Walter Alfred (I3888)
 
6017 Walter married Carrie Nephew and to them have been born two sons and four daughters, all at home(1905). He was a Schoolteacher. Soon after his marriage Walter moved to Michigan where he bought land, cleared it and built until now was a home any man might be proud to own(1905). Allen, Walter Leonifus (I1822)
 
6018 Walter S. Moore, 92, of Runyon Road in Ossian died Thursday (Feb. 25, 1988) after a brief illness.
Born in Nunda, Nov. 13, 1895, he was a son of Augustus and Mary White Moore. Prior to retirement, her owned and operated a dairy farm in Ossian. He was an Army veteran of World War I.

He was predeceased by his wife, Glenna Johnson Moore in 1975.

Surviving are two sons, Paul of Ft. Riley, Kan., and Lyle of Ossian; a daughter, Leola Teed of Webster Crossing; a brother, Wesley of Dansville; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

A service was conducted Sunday afternoon in the Chamberlin Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Sheasley officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Ossian.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dansville Ambulance Fund. (GCE, March 3, 1988, p4)

 
Moore, Walter Sherman (I6711)
 
6019 Walter W. Lander, 81, of 411 Second Ave., Wayland, died Saturday (July 7, 1979) in Noyes Memorial Hospital, Dansville, following a short illness.
He was born on Sandy Hill in the Town of Dansville and resided in the Wayland area for 50 years. He was a retired Wood-croftery Shops employee in Wayland.

Surviving are his wife, Flora Loveland Lander; a son, Donald of Rochester; a daughter, Mrs. Alice Kiff of Bath; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Gotschall of Bath and Mrs. Gertrude Hayes of Springwater; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted Tuesday in the Walter E. Baird and Sons Funeral Home in Wayland. Burial was in Wayland Village Cemetery. (GCE, July 12, 1979, p10)
 
Lander, Walter Wilbur (I11282)
 
6020 War of 1812 Gooding, Zephaniah Walker (I4741)
 
6021 War of 1812 Gregg, George (I4745)
 
6022 War of 1812 (US)
Served from Sept. 8, 1814 to June 19, 1815 in Capt. Taylor's Company, 30th Inf. State of Vermont ROSTER of SOLDIERS in the WAR of 1812-14  
Evans, Abiathar Jr. (I2713)
 
6023 Ward E. Hamsher of Stoner Hill Rd., in nearby Byersville died in his home Monday (Mar. 2, 1970) following a long illness. He was 58.

Mr. Hamsher was born in Byersville and had resided there all his life. He was employed at Foster Wheeler Corp. and was a member of the 25-Year Club there.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth S. Kreiley; two sons, Donald of Perkinsville and Gerald of Byersville; a daughter, Mrs. Doris Jean Shull of Lima; a brother, Kenneth of Dansville and a sister, Luella Crowell of Dansville; seven grandchildren.

A service will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in the West Sparta Methodist Church. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Baird-Hindle Funeral Home.

Friends may contribute to the West Sparta Methodist Church Memorial Fund or the Chemo Therapy and Radiation Therapy Clinic at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. (GCE, March 5, 1970, p1).
 
Hamsher, Ward E. (I16778)
 
6024 Ward was a Butcher/Grocer by occupation. Sanford, Ward Howard (I6704)
 
6025 WARDNER, Mrs. ARLIE
Widow of Jerry Wardner. Born in Ward in April 1877; died March 12,
1950. Daughter of John and Nellie
Easton Elliott. Survived by sister Mrs. Perle Graham of Angelica.
Burial in Angelica. Lot 804 
Elliott, Arlie (I22819)
 
6026 WARNER, HARRIET E. — Harriet E. Leonard was born December 29, 1851, at Utica, N.Y. She passed away at her home in Geneva October 31, 1934, at the age of 82 years 10 months and 2 days.
She spent her early life in New York and Pennsylvania, moving to Illinois in 1868. One year later, she came to Nebraska and located at Pleasant Hill in Saline County. Later she came to Fillmore County. She was married to Charles A. Warner, January 18, 1874, at the home of H. R. Deming near Geneva. There were born to this union five children: Lula L., Harry A., Charles J., Leonard H. and Orpha L. Fifteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren survive her; also her brother, George E. Leonard of Geneva. Her husband died November 20, 1907. Two grandchildren have also preceded her.
The funeral service was held at the Congregational Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 3, and was conducted by Rev. David Tudor of Cortland and Rev. Clarence E. Parr of Geneva. Interment was in the family lot in the Geneva cemetery.
(Source: The Nebraska Signal Nov. 8, 1934 front page) 
Leonard, Harriett E. (I23100)
 
6027 Warren served in the U.S. Army (mechanic). Haynes, Warren Wilbur (I3802)
 
6028 Warren Tribune May 13, 1958 Mrs. A. Dittmar Dies; Husband Is Ex-Councilman Mrs. Andrew (Emily Bowen) Dittmar, 67, 2744 Elm NE, a lifelong resident of the Warren area, died at 2:25 p.m. Monday in Trumbull Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for two days. Death resulted from a cerebral hemorrhage. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Roberts Memorial Home where friends may call between 7 and 9 Wednesday evening. Burial will be in Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, O. Mrs. Dittmar was born Jan. 14, 1891 in Mecca, the daughter of John and Shoyer Griffith Taylor. She was a member of the Morgandale Nazarene Church and the Townsend Club No. 5. Her husband was a former member of Warren City Council. Besides her husband, Andrew, she leaves two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Goldner, Leavittsburg, and Mrs. Frances Burkholder, Warren; one son, Charles A. Bowen, Warren; four sisters, Mrs. Diana Taylor, Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Florence Graff, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Jean Ryman, Belvedere, Ill., and Mrs. Helen Isner, Warren; one brother, Lawrence Taylor, Cortland; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.


 
Taylor, Emily Falkaner (I35371)
 
6029 WARREN- Frances J. McCall, 72, 2215 Burton St. S.E., died at 1:45 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2002, at Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 24, 1929 in Warren, the daughter of Charles E. and Emily Taylor Bowen. She was a homemaker and an avid sewer. She won several awards at the Trumbull County Fair for her embroidery. Survivors include a son, Charles "Opal" Burkholder of Champion; a brother, Charles A. Bowen of Warren; and a grandchild. A sister, Dorothy Goldner, is deceased. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren Baptist Temple with the Rev. James Dittmar officiating. Arrangements were handled by Robert H. Roberts-Clark Memorial Home. 
Bowen, Frances Eugene (I35533)
 
6030 Was a resident of Cambridge in 1634 and owned land on the south side
of the river. He soon removed to Lynn and at a general courte at
Loulden, Boston, the 13th of the first month in 1638 stated "Garret
Spencer is granted the fferry at Lynn for 2 years taking 2nd for a
single p'son to the furthest place and but a 1st fer a single p'son to
the nearest peace."
Mass Colonial Records, Vol 1, pp 253
Rem 1638 to Hartford, was serj o f the milit. and had, in 1671 a gr.
for serv. d. 11 Sept. 1689. By his first w. he had Obadiah, Thomas,
Samuel and Jared; but he m. sec. w. 11 Sept. 1645, Sarah, only ch. of
Nathaniel Barding or Bearding of H. and by her had Sarah; Eliz. bapt
26 Mar. 1648; Hannah, b. 25 Apr. 1653; Mary, 19 May 1655; and Martha,
19 May 1657; of wh. Sarah m. Thomas Huxley; Eliz. m. Samuel Andrews;
andMartha m. a Benton.
Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, p. 147 
Spencer, Sergeant Thomas (I14465)
 
6031 Was a soldier in King Phillip's War, 1675-6, as were his brothers,
Moses and Aaron. Samuel bought land at Chelmsford 17 Nov 1681, being
6 acres on the north side of Tadmuck Hill. Freeman 11 Mar 1689/90.
Returned to Woburn in 1693 and the same year removed to Canterbury,
the first Cleveland to live there. 
Cleveland, Sergeant Samuel (I6805)
 
6032 Was a tailor. Maried #1 ca. 1700 Sarah (perhaps Herriman) and had 7 children. Married #2 in 1722 Tempernce Ludlum. "Here lies the body of Mr. James Hains, who died September ye 6th 1732 in ye 66th year of hi age." Haines, James (I42268)
 
6033 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I38480)
 
6034 Was in California in 1854 at the time of his brother James' death. Last heard to be living in Peru,South America. Hartman, Henry M. (I11196)
 
6035 Was living in Texas before 1951. Burditt, Henry Coffield (I25512)
 
6036 Was married to Ada May Mihm - they divorced 7Apr1893 Mihm, Henry (I42009)
 
6037 Was of German nobility. His wife Katherine lived on the Waltman estate, but was not of nobility. They married in Holland, so there marriage was not recognized in Germany as legal. They came to America in 1737, and had a large family, but Katherine had to take over almost all of the work, as work was "beneath" Conrad. He considered the
residents peasents. He entertained himself by gambling but he usally lost everything he had. He was the only heir in the family and his parents kept begging him to return home, but he wouldn't leave Katherine. They sent him money, which he gambled away. Eventually the family estate in Germany went to the 'Crown.' Conrad's favorite son, Nicholas, was killed in the American Revolution
and this unsettled his mind to such an extent that he never recovered, for many years he was incurably insane. Katherine took care of him as long as she lived, then the youngest son did. All eight of his sons served in the American Revolution. Also during the Revolution two well known vistors stayed with there old friend Conrad Waltman, they being; Baron Johann DeKalb and Baron Von Steuben, who where stationed at Valley Forge for the winter. 
Waltman, Count Conrad (I8603)
 
6038 Was owner and operator of Stephens Appliances in Canisteo, NY.
 
Stephens, John Clarence (I24225)
 
6039 Washington and his brother Elihu left New York in 1863 or 64 and went
to Wisconsin, then to Mower Co.,Minn.. Washington and his wife had
eight children four born in NY (last born Jan 1863), two born in WI
(1865 and 67), two born in Minn (1871 and 74). He was a great story
teller, said to have been 'borrowed' by the Indians when quite small
and lived with them for several yrs. 
Gillett, Washington Spencer (I4644)
 
6040 Washington McKenney, and family of two girls - now Mrs. Luella Pound -
church organist for years, and Mrs. Fowler Thomas - great workers in
the church - lived on the farm now owned by Mr. Frank Williams.(In
1947 on the occasion of the anniversary service, Rev. J. T. White
wrote an article in the Aylmer Express, April 27, 1947, which gives
some history of the church and lists the forty families with a brief
account of each.) 
McKenney, Washington (I24681)
 
6041 Washington Post, Saturday, April 21, 1990, page B4.
Donald S. Beattie, 68, Dies; Was Railway Labor Leader
Donald Sherman Beattie, 68, a railway labor leader who had been director of governmental affairs for the Railway Labor Executives Association, died of pulmonary fibrosis April 19 at Mount Vernon Hospital. Mr. Beattie, who lived in Alexandria, was born in Canisteo, N.Y. He served in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II, then graduated from Cornell University. He began his career in the labor movement in Cleveland, where he was director of research for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers from 1951 to 1962. From 1960 to 1962, he also served as chairman of the labor union research committee of the Presidental Railroad Commission. In 1962 he moved to Washington and began working for the Railway Labor Executives Association as excutive secretary teasurer. From 1970 to 1975, Mr. Beattie as executive secretary of the Congress of Railway Unions, then from 1975 until he retired in 1988 he was director of the govermental affairs for Railway Labor Executive Assocation. He had served on the executive board and management committee of the International Transport Workers Federation and on the US National Committee of the Pan American Railway Congress. Most recently he was founder and director of the Super Magnetic Levitation Coalition an organization working on plans for higher speed trains running on the principle of magnetic levitation. He was a memeber of the Brotherood of Locomotive Engineers, the United Transporation Union and the Masons. Surviors include his wife Virginia Beattie; three sons James Milton Beattie, Thomas Michael Beattie, and Donald Sherman Beattie Jr., all of Alexandria, and a grandson.
 
Beattie, Donald Sherman (I27211)
 
6042 Wayland - Dale B. Pfaff, 74, of 407 Washington St., passed away Feb.
7, 2006 at the West Haven Veterans Administration Facility in West
Haven, Conn. Dale was born Jan. 10, 1932 in Arkport, the son of George
and Jeanette (Wenrick) Pfaff. He grew up in the Arkport area and
graduated from Arkport Central School in 1949 and then attended and
graduated from Alfred State College. After graduating from college
Dale served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean
Conflict. Returning from Korea, Dale spent a few years in Ohio prior
to settling in the Springwater and Wayland areas the majority of his
life. He was employed by Stone Conveyor in Honeoye for many years and
eventually retired from there. He also spent time at Griffith Oil and
most recently he was working for Lewis Caskey Heating and Cooling in
Springwater. Dale enjoyed watching NASCAR racing, gardening, general
handyman activities, and camping throughout the years. His family
mentioned that he founded a family campground on his brother's
property that many family and friends have enjoyed through theyears.
However, one of Dale's greatest enjoyments was his activity in the
local American Legions as evidenced by him being a lifetime member of
the Springwater American Legion Post #905 and a member of the Wayland
American Legion Post #402. He was a past commander and a past county
commander. Dale was also a proud member of the 40 and 8 club. Other
organizations that Dale belonged to were the VFW of US No. 6780
Dansville Memorial Post, the Wayland SAL, Springwater Rod-n-Gun Club
and a member of the South Dansville-Wayland Masonic Lodge #478 since
1965. Dale was predeceased by both of his parents, George and
Jeannette; three brothers, Donald, Wayne and Theodore Pfaff; and a
nephew Michael Pfaff. He is survived by his daughter, Melody Avery and
her husband Robert of Meriden, Conn.; his grandsons, Evan George Avery
and Ian Edward Avery; a brother, Stanley (Helen) Pfaff of Arkport;
along with nieces and nephews. Dale's family and friends called
Saturday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in
Wayland. A Masonic service took place on Saturday followed by Funeral
Services with Rev. Dave Hotchkiss officiating. Springwater and Wayland
American Legion conducted military honors. Contributions in Dale B.
Pfaff's memory may be made to the Springwater American Legion, 7998
School St., Springwater NY 14560 or to the Wayland American Legion,
102 N. Main St., Wayland NY 14572. 
Pfaff, Dale Delson (I5303)
 
6043 WAYLAND - Dorothy (Bidlack) Peck Kramer, 83, formerly of 107 Washington Street, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999 in Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua.

She was born on Aug. 25, 1913 in Springwater, the daughter of Clyde and Bertha Mitchell Bidlack. She was predeceased by her first husband, Elmer Peck; second husband, Bernard Kramer in 1994; also a brother, Manley Bidlack.

She was a communicate of St. Joseph's Church.

Survivors include four stepchildren, Carol (Martin) Kimmel of Wayland, Marilyn (James) Zimmer of Batavia, Patricia (William) Kausch of Spencerport and Gary (Sherry) Kramer of Dansville; two brothers, Rodney (June) Bidlack of Arizona, and Paul Bidlack of Wayland; sister-in-law, Edna Bidlack of Arizona; step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Friends called at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland, where a prayer service was held. A Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Joseph's Church, Wayland. Interment in Clearview Cemetery, N. Cohocton.

Contributions may be made to the Wayland Fire Dept., the Wayland Ambulance Corp., or St. Joseph's Church, Wayland. (GCE, February 25, 1999, p4)
 
Biblack, Dorothy (I33256)
 
6044 WAYLAND - Dorothy F. Mitchell, 78, of NYS Route 21, in Wayland, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 8, 2000, in Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville.
She was born in Saskatchewan, Canada on December 21, 1921, a daughter of the late George and Esther Byer Neidrauer. On September 17, 1949, she married Jacob Mitchell who survives. She was also predeceased by three brothers and a sister.

Dorothy was the organist and piano player at the Assembly of God Church in Dansville. She was formerly employed by Gunlocke Company in Wayland and Kelly Brothers Nursery in Dansville.

She was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Dansville and the Haskensville Garden Club. She enjoyed her family, her church and playing the organ.

Surviving in addition to her husband Jacob are her son Timothy (Christina) Mitchell of Wayland; four daughters, Judith (Harrison) Freer of Rochester, Beverly (David) Dodd of Macedon, Barbara (Ronald) Rawleigh of Mt. Morris and Deborah (Christopher) Amico of Wayland; her brother Howard Neidrauer of Corfu; her sister Florence Arndt of East Aurora; 11 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends called Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral Home, 271 Main Street, Dansville, where services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Adam Smith officiating. Burial was in Wayland Village Cemetery, Wayland.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association NYS Processing Center, PO Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150-1160, or the American Heart Assoc., 191 Parrish Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424. (GCE, March 16, 2000, p4)
 
Neidrauer, Dorothy (I33291)
 
6045 WAYLAND - George R. Willey, 85, passed away peacefully Friday, November 27, 2009, at the Vincent House Comfort Care Facility in Wayland.

George was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Hornell, a son of George and Agnes (Fulwood) Willey. He was a graduate of Hornell High School and received his associates degree at Alfred State College. George was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II in the field artillery in Burma and India. He was a milk deliveryman and repair-man for Elmhurst Dairy in Hornell for many years. In addition to his parents, George was predeceased by his first wife Peggy (Stewart) Willey, his second wife Barbara (Wright) Willey, his sister, Jean (Willey) Rohan, and two grandsons Donald Beyea and Josh Smith.

George was a member of the Springwater Church of the Nazarene and formerly, many bowling leagues in Geneseo. Some of his hobbies included collecting phonographic equipment, building hi-fi equipment, fishing, and some years ago he kept and used carrier pigeons, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.

George is survived by his wife, Barbara Yates; his children, George S. (Linda) Willey, Pam Smith, Bill (Bonnie) Willey and Penny (Willey) Beyea; his step-children, Sandra Toomey, Rhonda (Randy) Parker, Brenda (Lee) Richey, Lynn (Tom) Giglio, Abby Cox and Gillian Cox; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Clara Mae Parnell; one brother, William (Diane) Willey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Springwater Church of the Nazarene. Burial was in the Village Cemetery in Wayland.

Contributions may be made to the Vincent House, PO Box 566, Wayland, NY 14572 or the Springwater Church of the Nazarene, 8498 State Route 15 South, Springwater, NY 14560 in memory of George R. Willey. Those who wish to light a memory candle for George may do so at www.bairdfuneralhomes.com. (GCE, December 3, 2009, p4)
 
Willey, George Richard (I25801)
 
6046 WAYLAND - Grace S. Mitchell, 83, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, surrounded by her family.
Grace was born Oct. 18, 1919 in Wayland, a daughter of Victor B. (Mont) and Sarah (Inscho) Stephens. Her husband Herbert Mitchell, Sr. predeceased her on Aug. 6, 1981.

Grace was a homemaker and mother of 13 children. She enjoyed fishing and bowling, but most of all she loved spending time with her family. She was also predeceased by her brothers Charles Clayson and Carl, Reginald, Neil, Wesley and Robert Stephens, and her sisters Eva Risby, Doris Francis, Ethelyn Brown and Treva Rupert.

Grace is survived by her nine daughters and four sons: Nancy Colbert of Los Lunas, New Mexico, Sarah (Frank) Furia of St. James, Fla.; Alberta (Robert) Didas of Wayland, Jane (Ron) Salles of Charlotte, N.C., Margery (Bill) Whiting of Avoca, Marian (Walter) Clark of Perkinsville, Herbert (Linda) Mitchell, Jr. of Wayland, Theodore (Joanne) Mitchell of Dalton, Thomas and Peter Mitchell of Wayland, Harriet (Joe) Kruchten of Wayland, Roxanne (Richard) VanCuren of Wayland and Lisa (John) Martin of Patuxent, Md.; 30 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one sister, Margery Washburn, and one brother, Bernard Stephens, both of Wayland; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends called 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 100 E. Naples St., Wayland, where funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday. Burial was in the Village Cemetery, Wayland.

Contributions may be made to the Livingston County Hospice, Livingston County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 in memory of Grace S. Mitchell. (GCE, February 20, 2003, p4)
 
Stephens, Grace (I33225)
 
6047 WAYLAND - Ila Mae Lander, 81, formerly of 11677 County Route 38 (Garlinghouse Road) and had been residing at the Steuben County Skilled Nursing Facility in Bath for the past year, passed away Thursday morning (June 14, 2007) at Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath.

Ila Mae was born Nov. 13, 1925, in Springwater, the daughter of Warren and Elizabeth (Smith) Buckley. She grew up in the Springwater area and in the early 1940s she moved to the Wayland area, where she had resided most of her life until her move to Bath a year ago. Ila Mae was employed by Wayland Central School for more than 13 years as a bus monitor for handicapped children, however for most of her life she was a housewife and mother. Ila Mae and Elmer Lander were married Sept. 8, 1947, in Reno, Nev. Together they have celebrated more than 59 years of marriage and raised five children, Judie, Jerry, Charles, Jane and Diane.

Her hobbies and interests spanned a few different areas. She was a former member of the Red Hat Society, and she enjoyed playing cards (especially pitch and  
Buckley, Ila Mae (I5433)
 
6048 WAYLAND - James H. Crossett Jr., 78, of 9939 State Route 21 S., passed away Tuesday evening (July 17, 2007) at his home surrounded by his family.

Jim was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Hornell, the son of James H. Crossett Sr. and Pauline Burdett Crossett.

His early childhood was spent in Hornell and his high school years were spent in Almond, having graduated from Alfred-Almond High School. Jim and Katherine Yohonn were married Aug. 22, 1953, at St. Joseph's in Wayland. Together they moved to Hornell for a couple of years prior to moving to Wayland, where they have resided in the same house together ever since. Jim and Kay have celebrated more than 53 years of marriage. Jim served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army from Dec. 6, 1950, until his honorable discharge Nov. 18, 1952. He remained in the Army Reserves until Oct. 23, 1956. Jim's employment career subsequent to his service in the Army included more than 30 years in the dietetic department as a supervisor at the Bath VA. He retired from there in 1989.


Jim's hobbies were many. His favorite was baseball, in which he loved playing and watching it. During his younger years he played on semi-pro teams in the Pony League in Wellsville and was a member of the Cohocton Red Wings. As he got older he moved on to fast pitch softball. His interest in baseball continued in life as he was always playing ball with his children and was an umpire for Wayland Little League for many years. Jim also enjoyed bowling and playing cards (especially poker, euchre and scat). He also took pleasure in hunting both big and small game. Jim loved his family dearly and always found time for those Sunday rides looking for woodchucks and getting ice cream. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Jim was predeceased in life by his parents, James H. Sr. and Pauline Crossett; his brother, Francis Crossett; and his sister, Paulena Wheeler. He is survived by his wife of more than 53 years, Katherine Crossett of Wayland; his children, Mark (Susan) Crossett of Springwater, John (Patti) Crossett of Wayland, Mary Kay Gould (Steven Holley) of Cohocton and Linda (James) Wallace of Wayland; his grandchildren, Jason (Robin) Crossett of Philadelphia, Pa., Katie Crossett of Rochester, Andrew, Daniel and Breanne Crossett, all of Wayland, David Gould of Arizona, April Gould of Utica and Ben Gould of Cohocton, and Sam and Peter Wallace of Wayland; and several nieces and nephews.

Jim's family and friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Jim at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Church in Wayland. Interment and committal prayers along with military honors will take place at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Wayland immediately following. Contributions in James H. Crossett Jr.'s memory may be made to Wayland Little League, P.O. Box 583, Wayland, NY 14572 or to the Southern Tier Hospice, 11751, East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830
 
Crossett, James Howard Jr. (I1464)
 
6049 WAYLAND - Joseph R. Hamsher Sr., 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday
(July 25, 3006) at his home.
Joseph was born July 6, 1916, in Hornell, a son of Edward and Myrtle
Hamsher. He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie. He was a veteran of
the United States Army, serving during World War II from 1941-45.
He is survived by his children, Judith (Larry) Staats, Joseph (Wanda)
Hamsher Jr., Edward (Tina) Hamsher and Wendy (John) Mark; 12
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three stepdaughters, Marilyn
Spall, Dawn Andrea and Kimberly Sabins; two sisters, Cora Donelson and
Virginia Collins; special and dear friends, Dolores Thomas and Terri
Johnson.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Walter
E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 100 E. Naples St., Wayland, where
funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29.
Contributions may be made to a charity of choice. 
Hamsher, Sergeant Joseph R. (I29234)
 
6050 WAYLAND - Leslie James, 34, of Wolfanger Road, passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 17, 2005, at her home after a courageous four and a half-year battle with cancer.
Leslie was born July 3, 1971, in North Hornell, the daughter of Leslie Halbert Jr. and Martha Birchard Glover. She grew up in Canaseraga and graduated from high school there in 1989 as the salutatorian of her class. Leslie and Jamie James entered into marriage on Nov. 17, 1990, at the Dansville United Methodist Church. They recently celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary. Leslie and Jamie lived in Dansville for a couple years prior to moving to the Wayland area.

Leslie began a career 15 years ago with the former Brooks Drug Store (currently CVS) in Wayland and event-ually became the manager of the Wayland facility. She was an active softball and soccer player in the local women's leagues. She became quite the quiltmaker, along with enjoying gardening and flowers. She was very proud of their new home on Wolfanger Road, and apparently she liked to mow the lawn because every time she did she kept trying to make it bigger by mowing farther and farther each time. Leslie also enjoyed going to lunch with her mother. As she bravely fought her cancer with her many treatments and appointments, she could always fit in lunch with Mom.

Leslie was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Everett and Marvel Birchard, and her paternal grand-parents, Cleo and Leslie Halbert.

Leslie is survived by her husband of 15 years, Jamie James of Wayland; her two daughters Sara and Hannah James, both of Wayland; her mother Martha (Gerald) Glover of Loon Lake; her father Leslie (Kathy) Halbert Jr. of Oswego; her father-and mother-in-law Terry and Leona James of Dansville; Grannie Clark of Perkinsville; siblings Kathie (Wally) Berry of Canaseraga, Cindy Rowley of Greece, Patricia (Elton) Shumway of Olean, Daniel and Andrew Rowley of Canaseraga, Jason (Stacy) Birchard of Waverly, Tenn., Wilson Rowley of Aberdeen, Md., Duane Glover of Wayland, Donald (Cathy) Glover of Cuba, James Halbert of Oswego and Christopher (Lisa) Halbert of Cohocton; sister- and brother-in-law Terra and Lorenzo Ylizarde of Wellington, Fla.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Leslie's family and friends called 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. Leslie's funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Dansville United Methodist Church, 5 Chestnut Ave., Dansville, the Rev. David Hotchkiss officiating, Leslie's funeral service. Interment in the Village Cemetery in Wayland immediately followed the funeral service.

Contributions in Leslie G. James' memory may be made to the Cancer Treatment Services, 21 Orchard St., Hornell, NY 14843 or to the Scottsburg United Methodist Church. (GCE, December 22, 2005, p4.)
 
Halbert, Leslie J. (I33323)
 

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