Here's a correction for last week's obituaries:
Marie M. George, 94, died Oct. 10, 2003 (funeral services were Oct. 24, 2003)
Please note: The Arcade Herald is online at www.arcadeherald.com
They keep the obituaries for the last two weeks on the site. Since it takes
me about a week to get the AH in the mail and sometimes more than a week
before I post the obituaries and the Remember When... column, you might
want to do a weekly check of the site for the obituaries.
Trish Hackett Nicola
Arcade Herald, Nov. 6, 2003, Obituaries, page 6
Florence M. Zielinski, 68, died Nov 1, 2003
Phyllis M. Houck, 80, died Nov. 1, 2003
Penny M. Fish, 25, died Oct. 27, 2003
Reprinted with permission from the author of Remember When..., p. 7, Arcade
Herald, November 6, 2003, copied by Trish Hackett Nicola (*See below for
information on how to receive a copy of the original article or obituary.)
10 Years Ago - November 4, 1993
Winning candidates for town supervisor included Duane HOOPER in
Farmersville, Ronald ASHWORTH in Freedom, Gordon HESSEL Jr. in Holland,
John SCHIENER in Sardinia, Howard PAYNE in Arcade, Madonna BARBER in Eagle,
Thomas MORAN in Java, and Nelson GEORGE in Sheldon.
William ERICK of Yorkshire was honored by the Arcade Area Chamber of
Commerce as its person of the Year.
Juanita HUBER directed the Holland Middle School's production of "You're a
Good Man, Charlie Brown." Don KRYSZAK had the title role.
Sherrel and Merilee WOOLLEY HOLMES of Strykersville observed their golden
Deaths: Irving HURLBURT, 88 of Freedom; Edward KING, 75, of Farmersville
Station; Jay BAXTRESSER, 89, of Holland; Margaret ROBINSON PHILLIPS, 80, of
More deaths: Esther HELMRICH HENZLER, 96, of Holland; Margaret MORAN, 99,
formerly of Arcade; Nelson "Red" KEANMASTER, 91, formerly of Java Village;
Marie MANNO SMUTZER, 76, formerly of Arcade.
25 Years Ago - November 9, 1978
Herman MOESSINGER of Elma was named postmaster of Arcade.
Pioneer and Depew tied for a second-place finish in Division V football.
Pioneer scored on a Dave GREEN touchdown, plus a conversion and a 40-yard
field goal by Kevin KERN. Reuhl DABOLT had a crucial fumble recovery.
Russell, Jack and Doris MORRISON sold Morrison Pontiac-Buick Inc in
Yorkshire to Tom KLEPFER.
Tim O'CONNELL portrayed the domineering father in "Cheaper by the Dozen,"
the senior play at Pioneer High School. The play was directed by Sandy
Deaths: Renee WILCOX, 16, of Yorkshire; Lydia MONTGOMERY, 88, of Delevan;
Gladys LANG, 61, of Bliss; Evangeline (Fannie) SCHWARTZ of Sardinia; Troy
RICHARDS, 11, of Sardinia.
35 Years Ago - November 7, 1968
The final senior class productions at two local high schools were
presented, prior to the opening of the new Pioneer Junior-Senior High
School in Yorkshire.
Albert BIGELOW and Michael JORDAN directed the senior musical, "Sky High,"
High School. Leads parts were held by Mary MILLER, Brian LUSCHER, Linda
FRIEND, Donald FIELD and Sue WILSON.
The senior play at Delevan-Machias, "Get Witch Quick," was directed by
Ardarath GORSKY and Philip MARCELLO. Holly HEINEMAN, Julie WOODARD,
Jeannine VACANTI, and Dennis HUBER had the lead parts.
Thomas and Blanche MORGAN HESS of Bliss observed their golden anniversary.
Linda FRIEND and Deborah BATES, vocal students at Arcade, were selected for
the All-State Chorus.
Deaths: Amos MEACHAM, 84, of Farmersville Center; Charles WHITMER of
Chaffee; Gladys ROUNDS WRIGHT, 72, of Farmersville; Donald KNIGHT, 60, of
50 Years Ago - November 5, 1953
Winning candidates for town supervisor included Dr. Lynn HAM in Arcade;
Merton PERRY in Eagle; Harold HAWS in Holland; Arthur CARLSEN in Sardinia;
and Frank HANLEY in Java.
Steve SMITH was elected president of the Delevan-Machias Kiwanis Club.
Verne GOODEMOTE was elected president and Edward ANDERA was elected chief
of the Memorial Volunteer Fire Company of Chaffee-Sardinia.
The Arcade Central School band, directed by Anthony GORRUSO, gave a concert
commemoration its founding by Mr. GORRUSO 20 years earlier.
The Reverend Donald WALLACE became pastor of the First Baptist Church of
Deaths: Elmer CURTIS, 57, of Machias; Mildred HOWE HARRISON, 64, of
Delevan; Chester ASHCRAFT, 86, a native of McKinstry; Lawrence DITCHENDORF,
formerly of Bliss; Bert HOLLAND, 80, formerly of Delevan.
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