FORMER RESIDENTS OF DEWITT, NY--CIRCA 1940-1960
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Donald Roy MacAllister and Margery W. MacAllister lived at 301 Haddonfield Dr. by 1943. Mr. MacAllister was born on 7-11-1888, and was the president of the Syracuse Heat Treating Co. They had: Mary Lou MacAllister, who graduated from Geneva College, earned her master's in nursing from Syracuse University, wed William H. Cummings on 10-9-1948, taught at Onondaga Community College, and lived in Syracuse at her death on 12-27-2005, and John G. MacAllister, (see the entry below).
John G. MacAllister and Carolyn Harvey MacAllister lived at 105 Dewittshire Rd. in the 1940's. Both received degrees from Syracuse University in 1939. By 1951 the family resided in Marcellus where Mr. MacAllister served as the president of the local board of education for ten years. The couple later moved to Buffington Dr. in Syracuse. Mr. MacAllister was an executive with the family-owned Syracuse Heat Treating Corp. He was active in civic affairs and was instrumental in the founding of WCNY, the local educational TV station. Mr. MacAllister died on 5-28-1980, while golfing, and Mrs. MacAllister lives now in The Nottingham in Jamesville. They had: Jean MacAllister, who was born in February, 1938, graduated from Syracuse University in 1963, wed Joseph F. Pellegrino, and lives in Pasadena, CA, Lee MacAllister Bradford, who lived in Minneapolis, Carol MacAllister, who lived in Los Cruces, NM, and John H. MacAllister, of Fayetteville.
Marjorie S. MacCollom lived at 168 Winston Way, having purchased the house in 1955, and moving from Schenectady. Mrs. MacCollom was born in April, 1907, and was active in Democratic politics. She ran unsuccessfully for County welfare commissioner in 1959. She lives now in Ormond Beach, FL.
David S. MacInnes and Helen Barnard MacInnes lived at 115 Dewittshire Rd. Rev. MacInnes was, like his father, Rev. John M. MacInnes, a Presbyterian clergyman. He later served as an executive with the NY Synod. Mrs. MacInnes grew up in Syracuse and was a graduate of Syracuse University. Mrs. MacInnes' mother, Charlotte Dana Barnard, a native of Chicago, lived with the family until her death on 11-24-1956. Mrs. MacInnes died at home on 10-21-1957. The couple had a daughter, who wed Robert L. Powell, and lived in Buffalo, and two sons, David S. MacInnes, Jr., of Buffalo, and Rev. Donald Dana MacInnes, of Rochester, who graduated from Hamilton College and the Princeton Theological Seminary, and was ordained a Presbyterian minister on 6-20-1952.
Ian K. Maclachlan and Liona Cernoia Maclachlan lived at 202 Pelham Rd. by 1955, and on Brockway Lane by 1960. Dr. MacLachlan was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 12-30-1913, and was educated at Ridley College in St. Catherines, Ontario. He received a degree in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1938, and was a flight surgeon for the RCAF during WWII. After the War, Dr. MacLachlan earned a degree in industrial medicine from the University of Cincinnati in 1950. He then worked for two years for the America Can Co., near Chicago. From 1953 to 1984, he was the medical director for the Carrier Corp. Liona Cernoia was Dr. Maclachlan's second wife. She was a native of Islon, PA, and died on 4-29-1968, in London, Ontario. About 1989, Dr. Maclachlan married Ula Maclachlan. He died on 6-28-2007. He had: Ian "Sandy" Maclachlan, who lives in Syracuse, and Penny Maclachlan Sopinka, of Campbellville, Ontario.
James C. Macris and Letitia "Tosh" Costa Macris lived at 30 Wexford Rd. in the mid 1950's. He was a native of Greece but came to Jamesville at an early age and worked in the Allied Chemical quarry for 38 years. Mrs. Macris died 1-8-1984, and Mr. Macris died 1-11-2004. They had a daughter, Kathleen Macris Kelly, born in April, 1955, who lives now in Syracuse, and a son, Dean J. Macris, who wed Lisa Macris, and lives in DeWitt.
Frank H. Maguire and Elisabeth Maguire lived at 113 Warwick Rd. They moved to Dewittshire from Buffalo in 1953. He was a real estate representative for the Socony Vacuum Oil Co. They had two children: Allan F. Maguire, who earned an engineering degree from Syracuse University in 1959 and two master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh by 1964, wed Carole Tipping on 10-1-1960, and lives now in El Dorado Hills, CA, and Phyllis Maguire, who wed Jack Fanizzi, and is a former teacher living in Bluebell, PA.
James H. Mahany and Margaret Mahany lived at 4300 Genesee St. until Mr. Mahany was transferred to Antwerp, Belgium, in July, 1952. Mr. Mahany was born 3-28-1911, and was an executive with General Motors. Upon their return from Europe, the family lived at 168 Hastings Pl. in Syracuse. Mrs. Mahany was born 7-13-1909, and died in February, 1979, in Broward County, FL. Mr. Mahany died there on 1-26-1985. They had: Jill Mahany.
Celia H. Mahar lived at 307 Orvilton Dr. by 1955, and in 1957 she purchased a home at 105 Harrington Rd. in Syracuse. She is believed to have been the widow of James H. Mahar, who died on 4-22-1954. Mrs. Mahar probably died 4-17-1970, while residing on Bellevue Ave. in Syracuse. She had: William S. Mahar, Becky Mahar Dillon, and Doris Mahar Powell.
Leonard C. Maier, Jr., and Anne Colyer Maier lived at 231 Ambergate Rd. from 1956 to 1959. Mr. Maier was born in Hinsdale, IL, and was a 1946 graduate of Williams College. He was a naval officer during WWII and received his master's and doctoral degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by 1949. Dr. Maier went to work for GE in 1950 and lived in various locales as he rose through the ranks to become a senior vice-president in 1977. He retired in 1982 and was living on Knollwood Rd. in Lyndon at his death on 5-24-1997. The couple had three daughters, Deborah Maier Webster of Center Harbor, NH, Martha S. Maier of Providence, RI, and Elizabeth Maier Stiles of Waukegan, IL, and two sons, Terry Maier of Syracuse, and John C. Maier of Marblehead, MA.
Robert R. Majewski and Elizabeth Lind Majewski lived at 14 Drovers Lane. Mr. Majewski was born on 3-25-1925, and was a USN veteran of WWII. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in architecture. Mrs. Majewski, too, was a graduate of the University. They moved to 108 Westminster Rd. in the Jonathan Craig Estates neighborhood of DeWitt, in 1965, and ten years later to Fairport, NY, where Mr. Majewski died 2-11-2005. They had four children: Kathleen Majewski, who was born in 1955, married Paul DiMiero, and lives in Penfield, NY, Steven M. Majewski, born in 1957, who lives now in Macedon, NY, Anne Majewski, who wed Robert G. Wells, and lives in Brighton, NY, and Barbara Majewski, who married Craig Hunt, and lives in Penfield.
John L. Mand and Barbara Budden Mand moved to 121 Ambergate Rd. about 1954 and lived there about two years. Mrs. Mand was born 5-19-1928, and they were wed 6-28-1948, in Syracuse. Mr. Mand was born on 1-29-1924. He was from Long Island, graduated from RPI and got his MBA at Syracuse University. He was the general manager of Falso Industries. Mrs. Mand died 3-3-1994, and Mr. Mand was residing in Elyria, OH, at his death on 12-2-1999. They had a daughter, Karen Mand.
Bertha J. Marcy lived at 304 Jamesville Rd. by 1933. Mrs. Marcy was born in April, 1867, and wed Charles A. Marcy about 1890. Mr. Marcy, who was born in March, 1862, died on 2-15-1938, at the home of his daughter, Eloise LaCelle, who lived next door at 300 Jamesville Rd. Mr. Marcy was a blacksmith, and wagon maker and moved to DeWitt about 1933, from West Leyden, NY. He had served as town clerk and as supervisor while in Lewis County. They had: Harold C. Marcy, who was born in August, 1899, and lived in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and Eloise (Eloyse) Marcy LaCelle, (see her entry above).
Charles Sheldon "Shelley" Marrian and Lucille E. Marrian lived at 109 Warwick Rd. by 1932. He was a salesman for the Hubbard Wholesale Drug Co. After Mr. Marrian's death, in 1946, Mrs. Marrian worked at Memorial Hospital. She later shared her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Robert and Nancy Kuhry. Mrs. Marrian died 4-8-1980. Mr. and Mrs. Marrian had David R. Marrian and Nancy A. Kuhry. David Marrian was a veteran of WW II, and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the army combat badge, and died 7-26-1979. Information about Nancy Marrian Kuhry will be found under her listing.
Richard W. Marsellus and Dona Clare Beesemyer Marsellus lived at 201 Pelham Rd., having purchased the home new from the builder, Joseph Lonergan, in February, 1941. They also lived in Cazenovia, and on Brockway Lane in Lyndon by the early 1950's. Mr. Marsellus was an executive of the Marsellus Casket Co. before moving to Newport Beach, CA, in 1953. The family later moved to Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Mrs. Marsellus was born on 10-27-1920, and died on 3-8-2007. They had: Darryl W. Marsellus, who lives in Palo Cedro, CA, Derrick Marsellus, who drowned 5-2-1961, at age 16, when the ship he was on sank in the Gulf of Mexico, and Heidi Marsellus.
Margaret D. Marsh lived at 212 Haddonfield Dr. in the middle 1940's, having lived previously at 1405 Euclid Ave. and 2664 East Genesee St., both in Syracuse. She is thought to have been the widow of Robert P. Marsh, who was a druggist. Mr. Marsh was born on 4-25-1893, and was wed previously to Ida Brooks Marsh, who died 10-23-1930, at age 39. Robert and Ida Marsh married about 1912, and had: William Marsh, who was born about 1913, and lived in St. Joseph, MI, Edward H. Marsh, who was born about 1918, and lived in Fairport, NY, Shirley Ellen Marsh, who was born about 1921, graduated from Syracuse Univerity, wed Donald Robert Davidson, II, on 6-24-1944, and lived in Tacoma, WA, Robert J. Marsh, who was born about 1922, and lived in Syracuse, and Cynthia Ann Marsh, who died at home on 10-27-1948, at age 23.
George Burton Martin and Ruth Malmberg Martin lived at 319 Landsdowne Rd. by 1950. Mr. Martin was a sales engineer with the General Dyestuff Co., and later the F. C. Huyck & Sons firm. Mrs. Martin was born in Philadelphia, lived in Stuart, FL, and in 1994, moved to Mandeville, LA, where she was residing at her death on 7-2-2004. Their children: George Martin, Jr., who graduated from the Mohawk Valley Technical Institute, wed Sandra Williamson in 1961, and lives in E. Aurora, NY, Beverly Martin Fraser, who resides in Ottawa, Canada, and Linnea Martin, who graduated from Dean Junior College, wed Frank Dana Fudesco about 1970, and lives in Mandeville.
Homer F. Martin and Earleen Martin lived at 205 Pelham Dr. by 1946, and moved to Centennial Gardens Apartments in Syracuse in July 1949. They had Homer Martin, Jr., who, with his wife, lived with them on Pelham Rd. before moving in 1949 to Westerlea Dr. in Syracuse.
Charles S. Marvin and Dorothy Jean Colegrove Marvin lived at 204 Warwick Rd. Mr. Marvin was the son of former Syracuse mayor, Rolland B. Marvin. He graduated from Pebble Hill School and Syracuse University, and served three years with the USN in WWII. Mrs. Marvin graduated from the Knox School, in Cooperstown, and the Katherine Gibbs School, in New York City. She also attended Syracuse University. The couple were married on 10-23-1954, and moved to Dewittshire a year or two later. Mr. Marvin was a life insurance consultant. with the Berkshire Life Insurance Co. The couple moved to Fayetteville about 1960 and were residing there when Mrs. Marvin died on 1-14-1972, at age 39. Mr. Marvin later wed Betty Haskell. The second Mrs. Marvin was born in England on 10-10-1924. She worked as a legal secretary until her retirement in 1984, and died on 5-27-1989, at age 64. Mr. Marvin still resides in Fayetteville. The children of Charles and Dorothy Marvin: Patricia Anne Marvin, who was born 3-24-1956, and died in California on 5-20-1984, at age 27, and Charles C. Marvin, born 10-31-1959, who wed Pil Sun Yu, a native of Korea, and lives in Davidson, NC.
Fred J. Mason and Genevieve Canfield Mason lived at 105 Lynbrook Circle by 1952. Mr. Mason was born on 4-11-1897. The couple wed about 1922, and owned and managed several greeting card and gift shops in downtown Syracuse for 33 years, before retiring in 1963. After retiring they spent the winter months in Aiken, SC, and returned to DeWitt each spring. Mr. Mason died in January, 1984, and Mrs. Mason then moved permanently to Aiken. Mrs. Mason, was born in Bath, NY, on 7-29-1898, and graduated from Syracuse University in 1921. She died on 1-21-1989. Their children: Florence Marie Mason Conrad, who was born about 1925, earned a master's degree from Syracuse University, wed Alex Conrad in August, 1983, and taught college, and Mildred Mason Smith, who was born about 1923, both of Aiken.
Henry A. Mason, Jr., and Joyce Anderson Mason, lived at 4606 Genesee St., 33 Wexford Rd., and later at 8 Morton Rd. in DeWitt. Mr. Mason was a lifelong resident of CNY and was very active in the DeWitt Volunteer Fire Department, having once served as chief. He owned and operated a printing firm in Syracuse until his death on 6-9-1994. Mrs. Mason served on the history committee of the DeWitt Community Church and was an active genealogist. She died 3-13-2007. They had two sons, Richard H. Mason, of New Port Richey, FL, and Robert K. Mason, of Syracuse. Mr. Mason's parents also lived in DeWitt, (see their entry below). Henry A. Mason, Sr. and Almira "Myra" Kinne Mason lived at 402 Jamesville Road, in DeWitt, by 1942. Born in Auburn, Mr. Mason lived in the Syracuse area most of his life. He retired in 1973 after 22 years as owner of Mason Printing Corp. Mr. Mason was a 47-year member of the DeWitt Volunteer Fire Department, and served as fire commissioner for 13 years. Mrs. Mason's father, W. Irving Kinne, lived with the family until his death, at age 90, on 1-3-1961. Mr. Kinne was a landscaper and gardener, and, in addition to Mrs. Mason, had Millicent Kinne, who married Norman K. Wightman, Sr., and lived in New Vernon, NJ. Mrs. Mason died on 7-20-1990. Mr. Mason died 11-3-1998, at age 94. They had a son, Henry Mason, Jr. (see above). William A. Massey and Elizabeth G. Massey lived at 311 Hampshire Dr. by about 1950. Mr. Massey was born in NYC on 3-5-1908, and was the district manager for the Westinghouse Corp. He retired in 1973 after 45 years of service to the company. Mrs. Massey was born 12-1-1907, and was a native of Cedar Grove, NJ. She was a graduate of Columbia University School of Dental Hygene. Mrs. Massey died on 8-23-1984, and Mr. Massey died, at age 89, on 11-27-1997. Their children: Elizabeth Anne Massey, who lived in Manlius, William Massey, Jr., who was born about 1940, wed Donna Wilbur, owns an industiral supply firm, and lives in Jamesville, and Robert J. Massey, who was born about 1945, is the former CEO of Compuserve and now Chairman of Call Tech, and lives in Dublin, OH.
Thadeus S. Matysiak and Rose Soltis Matysiak lived on Jamesville Rd. by 1953. Mr. Matysiak was a native of East Syracuse, and a graduate of the Midland Television Institute in Kansas City. He was an officer in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Mr. Matysiak was with the General Electric Co., and in 1950 joined the engineering staff at WSYR-TV. Mr. Matysiak is believed to have been born on 12-25-1918. He died in Seminole, FL, on 2-23-1996, and Mrs. Matysiak still resides there. They had: Margaret "Marge" Rose Matysiak, who was born about 1944, wed Steven "Hugh" Titus, and lives in Durango, CO, and Gloria Matysiak Finn, who lived in Seminole.
Allen V. Maurer and Dorothy Maurer lived briefly at 121 Ambergate Rd. about 1953. He was born 12-6-1908 and was a salesman for the Torrington Co. They moved to Lexington, MA and Mr. Maurer died in MA in January, 1976. Mrs. Maurer was born 10-9-1908, and died in MA in June, 1981. Their children: Barbara Maurer, who in 1959 wed John Mazzanovich, a Brown University graduate, and lives now in Prattville, AL, and Kenneth Maurer.
Edward L. Maurer and Edna D. Maurer lived at 215 Ambergate Rd. by 1942. They were both natives of Buffalo. He became the vice-president of the Unit Part Corp., and was an active yachtsman and sportsman. Mr. and Mrs. Maurer resided in Syracuse at his death on 9-18-1975. Mrs. Maurer died at age 89 on 2-13-1989. They had two children: Jane Maurer, born on 5-25-1919, who wed Frank Vurraro and died in Syracuse in July, 1982, and Edward Maurer, Jr., who was born in Buffalo about 1922, was a USAF pilot during WWII, graduated from Syracuse University in 1948, wed Elaine Maurer, spent 25 years with the Monroe Office Machines Co., and lived in Whitesboro, NY, at his death on 1-2-1989.
Edmund C. Mayberry and his wife lived at 114 Downing Rd. by 1957, having lived earlier near Troy, NY. He was born about 1911, and grew up in the Albany area. He owned Mayberry Trucking Co. The family moved to Delmar, NY, by 1959. They had: Judith Mayberry, who was born about 1936, and attended St. Lawrence University, Elizabeth Mayberry, who graduated from Cornell in 1963, received a MS from Columbia, married Jim Mushlit, and is a social worker in NYC, and Joan Mayberry Kelly, who married Gary Kelly about 1970, was a planner in the aerospace industry, and lives in Wilton, CT.
Frederick S. "Fritz" Maziarz lived briefly at 107 York Rd. by 1955, and later lived in Jamesville. Mr. Maziarz was born on 5-8-1925, in Utica, and earned a degree in physical education from Cortland State Teachers College. He taught at Phoenix, NY, and then joined the Jamesville-DeWitt staff, serving primarily as the principal of the Jamesville elementary school. Mr. Maziarz died on 1-31-2001.
Lovicie Bliss McAlpine lived at 108 Cornwall Dr. by 1947. Mrs. McAlpine was born about 1867, and spent her early years in Marathon, NY. She came to Syracuse about 1877. After being widowed, Mrs. McAlpine lived with her widowed brother, Grant W. Bliss, at 304 Scottholm Blvd. in Syracuse. She died on 9-21-1947.
Albert J. McCarthy and Jane Gates O'Connor McCarthy lived at 4004 Genesee St. by 1953. Mr. McCarthy was born on 7-7-1911, and was an Army veteran of WWII. A native of Albany, Mrs. McCarthy was born on 9-26-1912. The couple owned and operated the P. R. Quinlan Florist Co. They moved to NC about 1978, and lived in Hampstead at Mr. McCarthy's death on 11-24-1993, and Mrs. McCarthy's death on 1-27-1994. They had: Albert McCarthy, Jr., who lived in New Bern, NC.
Frank T. McCormick and Frances McCormick lived on Genesee St. by 1942, and later moved to Cazenovia. Mr. McCormick served five years in the Army during WWII and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. Mrs. McCormick resided in Salisbury, MD, during this period. Mr. McCormick was president of the Syracuse branch of the Pepsi-Cola Co. They had a daughter.
John J. McCormick and Esther Burdett McCormick lived at 1000 Jamesville Rd., by 1943, and on Marvelle Rd. in Lyndon by 1960. Mr. McCormick was sales manager of the Smith-Corona Typewriter Co. Mrs. McCormick was an antique dealer and interior decorator. She was born in Chicago on 4-15-1895, and was a graduate of Ward-Belmont school in Nashville. Mr. McCormick died on 8-24-1953, and Mrs. McCormick died in Manlius on 2-11-1982. They had: John B. McCormick, who was in the US Army during WWII, Diane McCormick, Mary Lou McCormick, who wed James J. Kelly, on 9-3-1955, and lived in NYC, and later in Hendersonville, NC, Suzanne Alise McCormick Savage, of Fayetteville, who wed and divorced William "Jack" Schlacter, (see the Schlacter entry), and Robert B. McCormick, who was born on 11-4-1921, served during WWII, graduated from Syracuse University's law school, practiced law in Syracuse, married Mary Margaret Dollard on 2-22-1952, and was living in Fayetteville at his death on 2-15-1983.
Carl R. McCrosky and Florence Sutterlin McCrosky lived at 100 Downing Rd. by 1942. Dr. McCrosky was the chairman of the chemistry department at Syracuse University. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan, and his master's and doctorate from Ohio State University. After coming to Syracuse in 1919, Dr. McCrosky conducted research In the field of rare chemical elements, and was especially noted for his pioneering studies of the properties of selenium. Prof. McCrosky died on 10-16-1946, in Madison, WI, while visiting his sister. He was 56. Mrs. McCrosky worked at the W. T. Grant store. She died on 2-10-1969. They had: Louise McCrosky, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1940, married Kenneth Allan Arnold, and lived in Oswego.
Donald W. McCuen and Jean Crenan McCuen lived at 101 Downing Rd. by 1953. Dr. McCuen was born on 3-4-1920, in Syracuse, and was a 1942 graduate of Syracuse University. Dr. McCuen also graduated from New York University's school of physical therapy, and received his doctorate at Northeastern University. He was a Navy veteran of WWII, and then was a physical therapist in Syracuse for over 40 years, with offices in the State Tower Bldg. Mrs. McCuen was born 12-9-1920, and the couple wed in 1942. She was a graduate of Syracuse University and worked as a chemist for the Allied Chemical Co. Mrs. McCuen later was a teacher for the ABC adult literacy program at the Washington-Irving School in Syracuse. She taught from 1965 to 1985. The couple had moved to The Nottingham complex before Dr. McCuen's death on 12-26-2003, and Mrs. McCuen died on 6-19-2006. Their children: Dr. Brooks W. McCuen, who wed Sarah McCuen, and lives in Durham, NC, Judith Ann McCuen, who married Robert Rood, and lives in Camillus, and Jean McCuen, who wed Gregory Downer, and lives in Acton, MA.
Charles K. McCutchen and Agnes C. McCutchen lived at 101 Dunham Rd. by 1935. Mr. McCutchen was born on 5-2-1888. He sold corsets and later was a salesman for the Warner Brothers Co. of Bridgeport, CT. He retired from this position about 1953. Mrs. McCutchen was born about 1897, and the couple wed about 1916. She died 11-5-1964, while residing in DeWitt. Mr. McCutchen moved to FL, and was living in Lake Worth at his death on 11-16-1968. They had: Natalie McCutchen, who was born in 1919, wed Robert F. Tasker, lived in DeWitt, and died in Littleton, CO, on 8-6-2007. (See the Tasker entry.)
Francis L. McElroy and Martha Durston McElroy lived at 103 Wellington Rd. by 1942, and moved to 217 Haddonfield Dr. by 1952. Mr. McElroy was a native of Lodi, NY, and graduated from Syracuse University with undergraduate and law degrees. He became a partner in the law firm of McElroy, Mahley, and Dunn. Mr. McElroy was the chairman of the Onondaga County Democratic party and served a term as a state senator. A native of Fremont, Mrs. McElroy lived most of her life in the DeWitt area. Sen. McElroy died on 9-24-1958, and Mrs. McElroy died 7-19-1995. Their children: John F. McElroy, of East Syracuse, and Jerome D. McElroy, who attended St. Michael's College, Vermont, and lived in Berwyn, PA.
Charles W. McFadden and Miriam Holland McFadden lived at 107 Dunham Rd. by 1951. Mr. McFadden was the district sales manager for the General Mills Co. The McFaddens lived in Freeport, ME, Pittsford and Brandon, VT, and DeWitt, Johnstown and Jamestown, NY. Mrs. McFadden was born on 4-24-1901, in Harbeson, DE. After completing two years of study at Western Maryland College, in Westmister, she taught school there before her marriage--which occured about 1929. Mr. McFadden died in 1983, and Mrs. McFadden, who was an active genealogist and family historian, died on 5-8-1994. They had: Charles Franklin McFadden, who lived in Fort Washington, MD, and Robert H. McFadden, who lived in Alexandria, VA.
William Anthony McGinn and Mildred Arlene Nutting McGinn lived on Jamesville Rd. by 1955, having lived earlier at 1117 Carbon St. in Syracuse. The couple wed on 11-22-1952. Mr. McGinn was an auto salesman for the E. M. O'Donnell Co. He was born 9-11-1926, and died 1-20-1973. Mrs. McGinn was a graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing. They had: Margaret J. McGinn, who wed Woodrow Farmer, Jr., in June, 1976.
Doyt Emerson McGinnis and Norma Louise Purk McGinnis moved to Jamesville Rd. in 1954, and a year later moved to 3950 Kennedy Rd. in Nedrow. Mr. McGinnis was a native of Jackson, OH, and was born on 4-25-1916. He came to DeWitt to manage George C. Ballweg's pony farm. After purchasing the 100 acre farm in Nedrow, he bred and sold Shetland and Welsh ponies, and other horses, and was a well known auctioneer. He was assisted in his weekly auctions by Mrs. McGinnis and their daughters. Mrs. McGinnis was born in Van Werk County, OH, on 7-10-1925, and died on 9-24-1990. Mr. McGinnis died on 3-19-1998. They had: Diane Louise McGinnis Osborn, who lived in Williamson, NY, Darlene McGinnis Barr, who lived in Cato, NY, and Denise McGinnis, who lived in Freeville, NY.
James L. "Jim" McGraw and Mary Dadey McGraw resided at 117 Ambergate Rd., having moved there about 1954. Mr.McGraw operated the Dadey and McGraw Richfield service station with his brother-in-law, James V. Dadey. For more than 30 years, the family owned and operated the business on East Genesee Street in DeWitt, where the DeWitt fire station is now located. Mrs. McGraw grew up on a 45-acre dairy farm in DeWitt that is now the site of the Shoppingtown mall. She attended a one-room school on Jamesville Road, a block from the present Moses DeWitt school. The McGraws were among the founding families of Holy Cross parish in 1949, and Mr. McGraw was the first trustee. He died on 6-15-1980, at age 92, while Mrs. McGraw, the mother of eight, grandmother of 29, great-grandmother of 36 and great-great-grandmother of one, died 12-20-1992. She was 89. Their children: Mary McGraw Carr, who was born 1-27-1927, in Detroit, wed Harvey N. Carr on 9-19-1943, resided in Canton, NY, and died on 11-28-2007, Teresa McGraw, who married Frederick Valerino, and resides in Timonium, MD, Alice McGraw, who wed James DeTore, and resides in Deerfield Beach, FL, William J. "Muggsy" McGraw, a life resident of DeWitt, who raced at Watkins Glen, and was a founder, trustee and devout member of Holy Cross Church until his death 4-19-2007, Capt. Joseph Dennis McGraw, who was born in Cleveland, OH, on 11-17-1923, married Diana McGraw, is a retired USN officer, and lives in Coupeville, WA, James L. McGraw, Jr., who wed Edie McGraw, operated a Richfield station on Erie Blvd. in DeWitt, and lives in Clearwater, FL, Raymond M. McGraw, who married Patty McGraw, and lives in Perrine, FL, and Monsignor John T. McGraw, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, in LaFayette, NY. Capt. Joseph McGraw was a much decorated veteran of WWII. He graduated from naval flight training, thus earning his wings, and was commissioned an ensign by age 19. He flew 50 missions and was shot down once. During the Korean Conflict, Capt. McGraw flew 80 missions in Grumman F9F “Panther” jets from the deck of the USS Boxer. He was awarded the Navy Cross, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and eight Air Medals.
Forrest E. McGuire and Florence E. McGuire lived at 127 Fiordon Rd., having purchased the home in September, 1952, and moving from 1558 Westmoreland Ave. in Syracuse. The family lived earlier in Milwaukee, where Mr. McGuire had been an official of the local Chamber of Commerce. While living in CNY, Mr. McGuire was the executive vice-president of the Manufacturer's Association of Syracuse. He was born about 1898, and Mrs. McGuire was born about 1903. The McGuires were both born in WI, and wed about 1924. They had: Robert McGuire, who was born about 1927, and Marilyn J. McGuire, who was a reservations agent for American Airlines.
Robert T. McGurk and Naomi Showalter McGurk lived at 117 Butternut Dr. by 1942, and later lived at 401 Salt Springs St. in Fayetteville, and in Manlius. Mr. McGurk was a native of Shurlsville, NY, and a 1925 graduate of Syracuse University with a business degree. Mrs. McGurk was from Lincoln, NE. Mr. McGurk was in the investment business and had an office in the State Tower Building in downtown Syracuse. In 1948, he opened the Syracuse office of the Stone, Webster Securities Corp. and spent 21 years with the firm before retiring in 1969. Upon retirement, the couple moved to Ormond Beach, FL, and later lived in Daytona Beach, where Mr. McGurk died on 3-11-1987. Mrs. McGurk died in Covenant Woods, FL on 10-22-1996. They had: Col. Robert Scott McGurk, who attended the USMA at West Point, and lived in Columbus, GA.
John Kenneth McIntosh and Madeline Rifenbary McIntosh lived at 204 Warwick Rd., by 1952, and moved to 204 Dewittshire Rd. in 1955. Mr. McIntosh earned a BS and MS in forestry from the NYS College of Forestry at Syracuse by 1950. Mrs. McIntosh earned a music degree from Syracuse University in 1944. He was an engineer at GE and then became the manager of the McDowell Box Co. They live now in Fayetteville. They had two daughters: Sandra McIntosh, and Susan McIntosh, who was born in March, 1953.
Ernest F. McIntyre and Helen Peck McIntyre lived at 307 Dewittshire Rd., South, beginning in 1942. Mr. McIntyre was born in Deferiet, NY and was a graduate of Syracuse University and the New York State College of Forestry. He was the president of the family owned McIntyre Brothers Paper Co. in Fayetteville. Mr. McIntyre died 4-16-1965. Mrs. McIntyre moved to Massachusetts in 1990 and died in Newburyport on 5-5-1996. They had: Dr. Michael W. McIntyre, who graduated in 1962 from the SUNY College of Medicine at Syracuse, and is in the practice of ophthalmology in Gadsden, AL, and Julia McIntyre Hines, wed Jim Hines in 2001, works for an energy company, and lives in Newburyport.
Harry F. McIntyre and Helen Neumyer McIntyre lived at 302 Orvilton Dr. by 1942, having lived earlier at 1549 Lancaster Ave. in Syracuse. Mr. McIntyre was born about 1896 in PA. He was a men's wear salesman, and worked for the Wilson Brothers Co. of Chicago. Mrs. McIntyre was born about 1896, and the couple wed about 1920.
William Gerard McKee, Sr., and Dorothy B. McKee lived at 11 Wexford Rd. after moving from Fayetteville. Mr. McKee, a 1913 graduate of Syracuse University, was a metallurgist with the Brown-Lipe-Chapin Co. and Republic Steel Co. Mrs. McKee was a native of Amsterdam, NY, and was a 1916 graduate of Syracuse University’s school of fine arts. She died at home on 4-3-1962, at the age of 68. Mr. McKee died on 6-2-1972. The couple had two children, W. Gerard McKee Jr., and Suzanne McKee, who lives in Minoa, NY. William McKee, Jr., was a POW in WWII but escaped. He was awarded the Silver Star and was recognized for his gallantry by the French government. Mr. McKee, Jr., was the president of an insurance agency and died at home in Manlius on 2-17-1992, at age 73.
John M. McKibbin and Virginia Rowland McKibbin lived at 231 Ambergate Rd., having purchased the home in August, 1959 from the Maier family. They earlier lived on Woodchuck Hill Rd. in Lyndon. Dr. McKibbin was born 11-15-1915. He left the Harvard medical school in 1946 to become a professor of biochemistry at Syracuse University. Mrs. McKibbin was born on 6-11-1921, and was a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College. Dr. McKibbin later taught at the University of Alabama branch at Birmingham, and the couple was living there at his death on 10-19-1996, and her death on 4-25-2004. They had: Janet McKibbin, John McKibbin, and Douglas McKibbin.
C. Burke McKinley and Anne Marie McWilliams McKinley resided at 300 Hampshire Dr. by 1950. Mr. McKinley was born on 1-27-1909, in Syracuse. He grew up in the Eastwood neighborhood of Syracuse and moved to DeWitt about 1931. Mrs. McKinley was born in Geneva, NY, on 3-6-1916, and worked as a dietician at the Hotel Syracuse before the couple married about 1941. Mr. McKinley owned McKinley's Super Market in Mattydale for about 20 years before his retirement in 1966. The couple moved to Fayetteville in 1972, and resided there when Mr. McKinley died, at age 92, on 12-18-2001, and Mrs. McKinley died, at age 94, on 5-20-2010. Their children: Marianne McKinley, who wed Joseph Michaud, and lives in Moravia, NY, and Ellen McKinley, who married Dennis Walsh, and lives in Liverpool.
Oliver McKnight and Ruth Keebler McKnight lived at 208 Jamesville Rd. by 1953. Mr. McKnight was born in Saratoga Springs, NY, on 1-23-1918, and the couple wed on 9-7-1940., in Philadelphia. While in DeWitt, he worked as a superintendent for Swift & Co. After 30 years with Swift, in various locales, Mr. McKnight worked for J.C. Penney Co. for three years in Philadelphia and prior to retiring in 1979 was a building clerk for the Dietz and Watson Co. Mr. and Mrs. McKnight lived in Shepherdstown, WV, before moving to Quincy, PA, in October, 1993. He died there on 7-27-2003. They had: Lois McKnight Weaver, who lives in Gaithersburg, MD.
R. Wayne McLaughlin and Ruth McLaughlin lived at 107 Alwyn Rd. by 1954, having lived earlier at 142 Sedgwick Rd. in Syracuse. Mr. McLaughlin was an executive at Carrier, and on 5-1-1958, he was made vice president in charge of engineering for their Elliott Co. divison, with headquarters in Jeanette, PA. They had: Barbara Tempest McLaughlin, who married Everett Hollis Jenner, Jr., an architect, on 6-23-1951, and Donald Wayne McLaughlin, who graduated from Michigan State College, wed Barbara Carolyn Guy, on 12-4-1954, and was an Air Force officer.
Roderick Allen McLean and Suzanne Greeley McLean lived at 204 Newfield Rd. by 1955, and later lived at 129 Fiordon Rd. Dr. McLean graduated from Hamilton College, and Syracuse University's school of medicine. He was a physician. Mrs. McLean was born about 1921, and was a 1943 graduate of Syracuse University. She worked for a period as a free lance interior decorator, and died 1-18-1987. Dr. McLean then wed Marilyn MacDonald McLean, and lives now in Hilton Head, SC. The children of Roderick and Suzanne McLean: Roderick Greeley McLean, who lived in Cazenovia, Barbara McLean Ward, who lived in Hockessin, DE, Douglas Allen McLean, who lived in Galveston, TX, and Scott Hanson McLean, who lived in Manlius.
Kenneth W. McMahon and Constance Hammond McMahon lived at 106 York Rd. by 1942, at 208 Haddonfield Dr. by 1953, and later lived at 409 Brampton Dr. Dr. McMahon was born on 5-7-1900, and graduated in 1924 from the University of Buffalo. He was a dental surgeon, with offices in the State Tower Bldg. Dr. McMahon was a calvary veteran of WWI, an amateur magician, and president of the DeWitt Kiwanis Club. He died on 7-25-1969. Mrs. McMahon was born 1-10-1903, and the couple wed in Syracuse on 6-30-1925. She died in February, 1985, while residing in Manlius. Dr. McMahon's brother, Vincent F. McMahon, also lived in DeWitt, (see his entry below). Their children: Linda Constance McMahon, who graduated from Marymount College in 1961, wed Douglas Roark, and lived in Skaneateles, and William McMahon, who served in the Army and worked as an insurance underwriter,
before his death on 11-15-1966, at age 23.
Vincent F. McMahon and Dorothy Rowe McMahon moved from 306 Jamesville Rd. to 207 Sherwood Dr., in June, 1946, and later lived at 420 Stolp Ave. in Syracuse. Dr. McMahon was born on 9-15-1906. He was a native of Syracuse and graduated from the First Institute of Podiatry in NYC. He practiced podiatry in Syracuse for many years, and died on 2-13-1972, while vacationing in West Palm Beach, FL. Mrs. McMahon later moved to FL, and is believed to have died there on 5-1-1988. They had: Sharon McMahon, who wed John Barrett, Jr., and lived in Bridgeport, NY.
Thomas J. McMurray and Agnes McMurray lived at 102 Pelham Rd., having purchased the home in June, 1953. Mr. McMurray was born on 3-30-1905, and was a store manager for the F. W. Woolworth Co. Mrs. McMurray was born 6-3-1904, and was a native of NYC. She was employed many yearts at the MGM studios there. Mr. McMurray died in January, 1982, while living in Syracuse, and Mrs. McMurray died on 4-13-1988, shortly after moving to New Orleans. They had: Thomas McMurray, who lived in CA, and Joan McMurray Marsh Hagenzieker, who is a retired nurse, and lives in Rockport, ME.
Lewis Joe Meachum and Adeline "Adda" Kirkwood Meachum lived at 308 Haddonfield Dr. by 1942, having lived earlier at 924 Onondaga Ave. inSyracuse, and in Rochester. Mr. Meachum was born on 3-4-1877, and was an accountant for an automobile dealer and for the US War Dept. Mrs. Meachum was born about 1880, and the couple wed on 1-3-1905.
Harry E. Medsger and Marian P. Singleton Medsger lived at 15 Pickwick Rd. They were the first owners of the home which was built by the Gates-Douglas construction firm in 1952. Mr. Medsger was an engineer with Paul G. Spaulding and Associates, and in 1955 served as president of the DeWitt Acres Homeowners Association. The couple sold their home to the Hutchison family about that time and moved from the area. They were residing in Zellwood, FL, at the time of Mr. Medsger's death on 3-21-1995. They had: Linda Medsger and Curtis R. Medsger.
Arthur E. Meling and Felicie de Montpellier Meling moved to DeWitt about 1947, and lived at 10 Pebble Hill Rd., South, by 1953. Mr. Meling was born 7-10-1899, and went to work for the Carrier Corp. about 1928. At his retirement in 1963, he was director of service for the company. Mr. Meling then became a senior executive with the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, and lived in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Meling died on 9-30-1973, in Seattle, while on a business trip. Mrs. Meling died in Annandale, VA, on 9-21-1978. They had: Felicie "Fay" Meling, who was born about 1945, and resides in Skaneateles.
H. Lynwood Melvin and Jane Pauli Melvin lived at 4201 Genesee St. by 1942. Capt. Melvin was an Army officer during WWII. (See the Pauli entry below.)
John K. Menzies and Jane Chappell Menzies lived at 216 Ambergate Rd. They arrived in Dewittshire in 1950 and later moved to Syracuse, then to Rochester for two years, back to Paddock Drive in DeWitt, and then settled on Cumberland Ave. in Syracuse. Mr. Menzies was born in Elsa Craig, Ontario, and graduated from Mount Herman School and the Syracuse University College of Business. He was an army veteran of World War II, a store manager 26 years for E.W. Edwards & Son Department Store, and fire commissioner for DeWitt. He retired in 1989 after 11 years as an administrator at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center. Mr. Menzies died 7-31-1999, and Mrs. Menzies resides now in Syracuse. They had: Laurie Menzies Spiegel, of Santa Fe, NM, Diane Menzies, of DeWitt, Leslie Menzies Menke, of Fayetteville, and Lizabeth Jamieson Menzies, a photo editor, living in Gaithersburg, MD.
Robert S. Merrill and Cora G. Merrill lived at 27 Pickwick Rd. He was a native of Fabius, NY, and became the treasurer of the A.E. Nettleton Co. They lived on Lincoln Park Dr. in Syracuse for many years prior to moving to DeWitt Acres. Mrs. Merrill's step-sister, Susan L. Rice, lived with the couple on Pickwick Rd. Miss Rice was a secretary for the Onondaga Supply Co. prior to her retirement in 1965. When he retired in 1959, Mr. Merrill had served the Nettleton company for 56 years. He died 1-1-1972, at age 85. Mrs. Merrill was born in DeWitt in 1888, a time when most people referred to the little village as Orville. She died 11-13-1983, at age 95. Miss Rice died at age 73 on 2-20-1974. Mr. and Mrs. Merrill had three children: Robert Merrill, Jr., who is believed to be deceased, Clinton G. Merrill, who was a Lt. Colonel in the USA when he was killed in a plane crash in VT on 10-2-1957, and Olive Merrill Gitchell Rhonehouse, who wed George Rhonehouse, lived in Toledo, and died in November, 1972.
Mrs. George Merwin lived at 206 Landsdowne Rd. by 1942. She had: Chief Warrant Officer Herbert L. Merwin, who married Ruth M. Merwin, spent 30 years in the Marine Corps, and died on 11-21-1973, in Venice, FL, and a daughter who wed Floyd A. Piron, and lived in Baldwinsville.
Barbara A. Micale lived at 174 Winston Way by 1955. Miss Micale earned a master's degree in music from Syracuse University. She began her musical career in New York City, making her concert debut in Town Hall. She continued to perform as a classical pianist and was also a private piano instructor. Later she joined the music faculty of Onondaga Community College. Miss Micale was residing at 5736 Thompson Rd. at her death on 3-22-1975.
Charles W. Michell and Antoinette Talley Michell lived at 206 Pelham Rd. by 1943. Mr. Michell lived in the Syracuse area from 1920 to 1945 and graduated from Pebble Hill School in DeWitt. Mrs. Michell was born on 1-9-1917, and died 6-28-1995, in Ft. Myers, FL. Mr. Michell died there on 11-6-2001. They had: Charles Michell, Jr., who lived in Stafford, TX, Dyer Talley Michell, who lived in Ocala, FL. and Willis H. Michell, who lived in Fort Myers, FL.
John S. Middleton and Janet Middleton lived at 120 Downing Rd. by 1949. Mr. Middleton was a sales engineer for Bowser, Inc. The family moved to East Aurora, NY, in 1955. Their children: Frank S. Middleton, and Kent R. Middleton.
Thelma Middleton lived at 302 Cornwall Dr. by 1942. Miss Middleton was a clerk for the Farmers and Traders Life Insurance Co. On 3-6-1943, she married William C. Flachsland, Jr., and moved to 2508 S. Salina St. in Syracuse. Mr. Flachsland was a graduate of the College of Forestry at Syracuse University and was a manufacturing engineer for 25 years at the Carrier Corp. The couple lived in Liverpool and Lakeport at his death on 10-2-2002. They had: Judy Flachsland Murray, who lives in Baldwinsville, NY, and Linda Flachsland Balducci, who lives in La Jolla, CA.
Glenford S. Mikles and Lillian Waidt Mikles lived at 106 Charing Rd. by 1942, and moved to 105 Addison Dr. in February, 1954. Mr. Mikles was born on 3-15-1898, and was a native of Middletown, NY. He was a trucker with the Auto Express Co., and later was the owner of the Big George Express Co. Mr. Mikles' company was the contractor that delivered the Syracuse Post-Standard to carriers in the Cortland and Ithaca area. He didn't miss a day's work in the 36 years he was associated with the paper. Mr. Mikles died on 4-29-1961. Mrs. Mikles was born on 4-7-1900, and was a life long resident of CNY. She was residing in Fayetteville at her death on 10-21-1992. They had: Jeanne Mikles Augat, who graduated from Towson College, married Robert H. Augat about 1948, was an antique dealer, and lived in Fayetteville at her death on 1-10-2003, and Glenford Donald Mikles, who served in the Army during WWII, wed Shirley Marion Maines on 11-2-1946, and lives in Largo, FL.
Rosemarie Palmer Milback lived at 125 Fiordon Rd. by 1958. Mrs. Milback married Melvin L. Griffin on 3-6-1976, and moved to Massena, NY, where he managed a bowling alley. They later returned to CNY and lived on Euclid Dr. in Fayetteville until about 2002.
Robert James Milholland and Helen R. Milholland moved from Ackerman Ave. in Syracuse to 301 Orvilton Dr. in 1938. Mr. Milholland was an engineer, and later was a manufacturer's representative for the Mercury Sales Co. Mrs. Milholland was probably born on 10-12-1889, and the couple wed about 1914. She is believed to have died in Winter Haven, FL, in December, 1980. Mr. Milholland was probably born on 7-21-1887, in Coldenham, NY, and died in Polk County, FL, on 2-26-1985, at 97.
Dorothy Miller lived at 117 Butternut Dr. Mrs. Miller was an office secretary for the Onondaga Health Association, and the widow of Dr. W. Porter Miller, a Syracuse gynecologist, who died 1-16-1947. She died 2-8-1971, at a nursing home in Ithaca, NY. Their son, W. Porter Miller, Jr., wed Nancy Greene, in 1956.
Harvey F. Miller and his wife lived on Sherwood Dr. by 1949, and later moved to Wellesley, MA. They had: Harvey Miller, Jr., who was born about 1930, wed Nancy A. Fleming on 5-29-1953, (see her family listing), attended the Babson Institute of Business Administration, and lived in Locust Grove, VA.
Theodore Winter "Ted" Miller and Patricia Ann Childs Miller lived at 20 Lynacres Blvd. in Lyndon by about 1950, and at 402 Brampton Dr. by 1955. Mr. Miller worked for the Continental Can Co., and later owned Winter’s Men’s Store. In 1957, the family left DeWitt and moved to Whittier, CA. Mrs. Miller was born in Rochester, NY, on 6-9-1918. She spent her childhood years in Syracuse and graduated from the Fairmount School. A few years after Mr. Miller's death in 1966, Mrs. Miller returned to the Syracuse area. She subsequently married William R. McLeod, and was residing in Fayetteville at her death on 4-22-2007. Mr. and Mrs. Miller had: Pamela Miller Williams, who was an attorney for NYS, and lived in Delmar, NY, Victoria "Tory" Miller Ricker, who graduated from Vassar College, and is a stock broker in Palm Beach, FL, and Theodore Miller, Jr., who lives in Panama, and manages a fund for a large family owned corporation.
Winfield Milliman and Charlotte "Lottie" Curry Milliman lived on Genesee St. by 1943. Mr. Milliman was born about 1877, and was a yard man for the NY Central Railroad. Mrs. Milliman was born about 1881. She was living at 337 W. Calthrop Ave. in Syracuse at her death on 4-10-1974. Their children: Monroe Winfield Milliman, who was born about 1899, Lillian Milliman Mett, who was born about 1901, Edwin Milliman, who was born 4-5-1904, and died in August, 1981, and Leon Milliman, who was born about 1906.
Roy S. Millis and Ethel Millis lived at 203 Warwick Rd. by 1941. He was in the credit department at the Goodrich Rubber Co. By 1947, they had moved to 359 Forest Hill Dr. in Syracuse. They had a son, Harold R. Millis, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1940, wed Janet Van Denburg, and was an architect in Detroit.
William F. Minckler and Charlotte Clark Minckler lived at 103 Hobson Ave. in Lyndon, at 105 Butternut Dr., and, beginning in October, 1951, at 15 Wexford Rd. Mr. Minckler was the president of the Clarmin Construction Co. and oversaw the building of over 300 homes in the Syracuse area. He died at age 31, on 6-18-1952, as a result of an automobile accident three days earlier. On 9-25-1954, Mrs. Minckler married Kaj Schonemann, a native of Denmark, who worked in NYC for Swiss Airlines. They divorced and she wed F. Allan Pardee, Jr., and, in 1960, moved to Cazenovia. She died at age 56 on 12-4-1979. Mr. Pardee is also deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Minckler had: Charlotte Helen Minckler, who was born about 1948, wed David Smith, and lives in Middleton, MA, and Carol Corey Minckler, who was born about 1950, married James Kevin Griffin, Jr., in 1977, and lives now in Sarasota, FL.
James E. Minges and Dolores Minges lived at 214 Wellington Rd. by 1953. Mr. Minges was a native of Rochester and was born in 1918. He served in WWII, and was the owner of the Jack Post construction company of Syracuse. The family later returned to Rochester. Mr. Minges died on 6-15-2002, and Mrs. Minges died on 2-11-2003. They had: John Minges, Peter Minges, who wed Catherine Minges, and lives in Rochester, Frederick J. Minges, who married Maura Ryan, a fellow Hamilton College graduate, and also lives in Rochester, Barbara Minges, who wed John Shepard, and lives in PA, and Anne K. Minges, who studied nursing at Skidmore College, and lives in FL.
John C. Minick and Jane Trille Minick lived at 114 Downing Rd. by 1950, and, by 1952, were residing in Glens Falls, NY. Mr. Minick was born on 8-30-1906. He worked as an accountant, and still resided in Glens Falls, at his death in November, 1985. Mrs. Minick was born on 2-10-1912, and was living in Winter Park, FL, at her death on 10-29-1998. Their children: Susan Minick, and Ann Minick.
Fred M. Mitchell and his wife lived at 220 Wellington Rd., having moved there in 1950 from Flushing, Long Island. Mr. Mitchell was a native of Yonkers. He was a representative for the Pure Oil Co., and later was a salesman for the American Mineral Spirits Co. The couple lived in various locations including Norwalk, CT, Fayetteville, and, Liverpool, where they were residing at the time of Mr. Mitchell's death on 8-19-1981, at age 81. Mrs. Mitchell was a native of Poultney, VT and died in Fairhaven, VT, on 1-12-1987, at age 87. They had a daughter, Ruth Vivienne Mitchell, who wed James F. Fowler on 10-13-1956, and lived in Fayetteville before her death on 8-26-1966.
William G. Mitchell and Kathleen Major Mitchell lived at 113 Butternut Dr. Mr. Mitchell was the golf pro at the Onondaga Country Club in Lyndon for 46 years. He died on 8-3-1973, at age 68. The couple had William Mitchell, Jr., who wed the Mitchell's next door neighbor, Sally Schilling, on 10-19-1957, (see the Schilling entry), Donald Mitchell, who was born on 8-25-1931, lived in Cohoes, NY, and died on 7-26-2006, and Mary Mitchell.
Carlton F. Moe, Jr., and his wife lived at 107 Wellington Rd., having moved there from Buffalo in 1955. Mr. Moe was the director of sales training for the Porter-Cable Co., and sometimes demonstrated their products on local TV stations. Mrs. Moe attended Elmira College, and was a Red Cross volunteer. They had: Gregory Moe.
Walter Luis Molina and Josephine Foster Molina lived at 202 Jamesville Rd. by 1953. Mr. Molina was the manager of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. Mrs. Molina died in 1957, and Mr. Molina married her sister, Katherine "Kay" Foster. The children of Walter and Josephine Molina: Gerry Foster Molina, who was born in 1942, graduated from Harvard, served in the Peace Corps, wed Margaret Jean Hay about 1974, was a journalist, and resided in Newburyport, MA, at his death on 10-22-2004, and Geoffrey Stratton Molina, who wed Donna Molina, and lives in Keene, NH.
William J. Moloney and Eleanor Eagan Moloney lived at 200 Orvilton Dr. by 1955. Mr. Moloney was born 10-13-1915, and the couple wed on 1-7-1950. He was the vice president of the Eagan Real Estate Co., having joined the firm about 1954. Mr. Moloney was involved in the construction and leasing of many downtown projects, including the Carrier Tower and Presidential Plaza. Mr. Moloney died on 10-23-1979. Their children: Eleanor Moloney, who wed Dr. Joseph L. Byrne, Sr., and lives in Fayetteville, Margaret Moloney, and Theresa Moloney.
Gifford P. Montague and Dorothy Montague lived at 208 Sherwood Dr. by 1943, and at 103 Fiordon Rd. by 1955. Mr. Montague was born on 4-26-1910, and was a 1933 graduate of Syracuse University. He served in the Navy in the PTO during WWII. Mr. Montague was the administrator for the 4th judicial district of the NYS Supreme Court. The couple moved to St. Simon's Island, SC, and were residing there at Mr. Montague's death on 2-24-1978. Mrs. Montague was born in Evanston, IL, about 1915. After Mr. Montague's death she wed a Mr. Wilson, and was living in The Nottingham complex in Jamesville, at her death on 11-8-2002. Their children: Constance Montague Porter, who was born about 1940, wed Philip Porter, and is a poet and writer, living in Louisville, KY, Sharon Montague Thiemann, who was born about 1941, and is an artist living in St. Louis, and Spencer G. Montague, who lives in Knoxville, TN. Photo
Mark E. Mooney and Virginia Mooney lived on Leverett Lane, in Lyndon, by 1942. By 1947, Mr. Mooney and Helen D. Mooney lived at 125 Butternut Dr. in DeWitt. (It is unclear if Virginia Mooney and Helen Mooney were the same person.) Mr. Mooney was a native of Grand Rapids, MI, and a graduate of Notre Dame University. He was the manager of the commercial refrigeration dept. at the Carrier Corp. They moved to Tampa about 1970, where both died. Mr. Mooney, was born on 9-22-1904, and died on 6-30-1996, at age 91, and Helen Veronica Mooney, a native of Philadelphia, died on 12-17-1997, at 94.
Gifford W. Moore and Kathryn Goodhue Moore lived at 311 Haddonfield Dr., having moved there in 1945. Mr. Moore was born on 12-23-1914, and was the district sales manager for the Neptune Meter Co. Mrs. Moore was born on 2-7-1918, and, like her husband, was a graduate of Denison University. The family moved to PA in 1958, and Mrs. Moore died in December, 1981, while living in Newtown Square. Mr. Moore died on 6-14-1996, while living in OH. Their children: George Denny Moore, who was born about 1945, John Scott Moore, who was born about 1951, and Judith Kay Moore Thompson, who was born about 1942, and lives in Farmington, CT.
George Henry Moorey and Lucy Moorey lived at 200 Orvilton Dr. by 1942, having lived previously in Bridgeport, CT, and Syracuse. Mr. Moorey was born 8-10-1883, in England. He was the manager of the Syracuse-Hartford Accident Indemnity Co. Mrs. Moorey was born 8-2-1883, and the couple wed in 1910. Mr Moorey died in April, 1963, and Mrs. Moorey died in February, 1977, in Simsbury, CT. They had: Jean H. Moorey, who was born about 1921, and attended Syracuse University.
Anne M. Moran lived at 4307 Genesee St. by 1942. She earned an undergraduate degree from the College of St. Rose, and a master's degree from Syracuse University. Miss Moran was a bacteriologist at the Syracuse City Labs. In 1945, she joined Bristol Labs, and was their director of quality control. She resided with her aunt and uncle, Albert E. Huntley and Marie E. Huntley. Miss Moran died 6-5-1958.
(See the Huntley listing above.)
Theodore C. "Pat" Moran and Patricia Hopkins Moran lived at 19 Paddock Dr. by 1952, and later lived at 1 Thistlewood Lane, in Lyndon. Mr. Moran was born 11-22-1902, in Seneca Falls, NY. He graduated from Cornell University in 1924, with a degree in mechanical engineering. He then moved to the Syracuse area, and joined the Niagara-Mohawk Corp. as a cadet engineer. At his retirement in 1968, he was the general superintendent of gas operations for the company. Mr. Moran was a licensed pilot, and in the late 1930's, was, with Mrs. Moran, instrumental in organizing the Syracuse Chapter of the Civil Air Patrol. He served as a naval officer during WWII. Mr. Moran died on 8-9-1979. Mrs. Moran was born 12-25-1920, and, during World War II, was a Woman's Air Force Service Pilot (WASP), and flew non-combat missions for the Army Air Corps. Mrs. Moran was an honor graduate of LeMoyne College in 1960, and earned a master's in counseling from Syracuse University in 1965. She taught English at Syracuse University and LeMoyne, where she was the first president of the faculty association. Mrs. Moran was very active in religious, volunteer, and performing arts circles. She died 11-21-1979. They had: Christina Moran, who wed Barry Van Riper, and lived in MD, and Sharon Moran.
Robert H. Morgan and Clare Leonard Morgan lived at 110 Charing Rd. by 1955. Mr. Morgan served in several positions with the Glens Falls Insurance Co., including manager of the Syracuse office. In 1959, he was made secretary of the company, and it is believed that the family then moved to the Glens Falls, NY, area. Mrs. Morgan was born 12-3-1916, and was residing in Philadelphia at her death on 5-19-2003. Their children: Judith Morgan Leicht, who was born about 1940, wed Frederick Leicht, and is a retired college administrator living in St. Louis, and Robert Morgan, Jr., who lived in Philadelphia.
Claude W. "Jack" Morris and Louise Hartman Morris lived at 58 Lyndon Rd. in Lyndon, in 1952, having moved from 204 Sherwood Rd. in DeWitt. Mr. Morris was a native and life resident of the Syracuse area, and retired in 1972 after 25 years as a salesman for the Onondaga Beverage Co. Mrs. Morris was also a native of the area and was a buyer for the Addis Co. and Chappells department store before retiring about 1968. She was the president of the Liederkranz Auxiliary. Mr. Morris died 2-29-1988, and Mrs. Morris died 7-24-1993.
Frank H. Morris and Margaret Kinney Morris moved to 11 Pickwick Rd. in 1953. They lived earlier in Syracuse. He worked as a salesman for the J. and F. B. Garrett Paper Co. for 45 years, retiring when they moved to Clearwater, FL, in 1965. Mr. Morris died there on 10-5-1988. They had a daughter, Anne Morris, who wed Carl M. Pelkowski and lived at 4 Drovers Lane.
Harold Bearmore Morris and Viola Lortie Morris lived at 310 Cornwall Dr. by 1930. Mr. Morris was born in Sparta, NJ, on 11-11-1895. Mrs. Morris was born about 1897, and they wed about 1918. Mr. Morris was a self-employed coal broker. On 8-23-1941, Mr. Morris married Evelyn LaRocque Morris. She was born about 1904, in Ottawa, Canada, and came to CNY in the mid 1930's. She had wed and divorced Kenneth T. Vogt. While married to Mr. Vogt, she had a daughter, Joanne Vogt (Morris), who later lived in Tonawanda. The second Mrs. Morris died 2-24-1975. Harold and Viola Morris had Robert V. Morris, who was born about 1920, and was a service engineer for the American Mutual Liability Insurance Co.
Jay Robert Morton and Barbara Tyler Morton lived at 204 Sherwood Dr. by 1953. Mr. Morton was born 7-24-1914. He was a native of Tarrytown, NY, and, after leaving DeWitt, resided in Auburn many years before moving to Stamford, CT. He was a 1937 graduate of Syracuse University. While in CNY, Mr. Morton was the traffic manager for the San Equip Co., Inc. Later, Mr. Morton was the vice president of Combustion Engineers Inc. in Stamford. He was the president of the Myathenia-Gravis Foundation and of the National Industrial Transportation League. Mr. Morton died on 1-31-1989, in Naples, FL. Their children: Jay Robert "Bob" Morton, II, who is a retired airline pilot and resides in Eighty Four, PA, Dr. Wellington C. Morton, who lives in Jacksonville, FL, and Linda Morton Govoni, of Marlboro, CT.
Ralph E. Mosier and Marsylvia (or Sylvia) Mosier lived at 301 Cornwall Dr. by 1942. Mr. Mosier was born 4-8-1901, and was the chief accountant for the General Ice Cream Co. He is believed to have been a native of Ogdensburg. He died in 1971. Mrs. Mosier's sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Coy, lived with the family by 1951. She had: Donald E. Coy, who was born about 1928, and served in the Army, Bruce Coy, who was born about 1933, and Sylvia Coy, who was born about 1941.
Jack Wilson Mothersell and Ethel Kingsley Mothersell lived at 306 Haddonfield Dr. by 1940. Mr. Mothersell was born about 1892 in Watertown, NY. He was the president of the U-File-M Binder Mfg. Co., and died 4-12-1952, while living at 305 Robineau Rd. in Syracuse. Mrs. Mothersell died on 2-5-1966, while living at 753 James St. They had: Virginia Mothersell, who wed James H. Barrett, and lived in DeWitt. (See the Barrett listing above.)
William A. Motherwell and Rose Frances Motherwell lived at 210 Wellington Rd. He was a native of the Philadelphia area, and was with the Crouse-Hinds Co. for 32 years, retiring as corporate insurance manager. Following his retirement in 1975, Mr. Motherwell became an artist of some note. Mr. Motherwell's widowed mother, Lillian R. Motherwell, a native of England, lived with the Motherwell family until her death on 11-15-1966. Frances Motherwell was from Cumbola, PA and retired in 1974 as supervisor of the mail room at Syracuse University, where she was employed 16 years. She lived in DeWitt for 47 years at her death on 6-5-1989. Mr. Motherwell died 4-15-2007, at age 94. The couple had two daughters: Mary "Mimi" Motherwell Murray, who is a retired educator, living in Canastota, NY, and Patricia Ellen Motherwell Ryan, who wed James John Ryan 10-11-1969, and lives in East Windsor, CT.
Walter T. Mott and Emma Lamson Mott lived at 200 Cornwall Dr. by 1942. Mr. Mott was born in 1875, in Brandon, VT, and graduated from the University of Vermont. He retired in 1942 after 43 years as a cashier for the New York Life Insurance Co. Mr. Mott served as fire commissioner for DeWitt, and in 1944 was elected foreman of a grand jury that made a highly publicized inquiry into illegal gambling in Syracuse. Mrs. Mott was born on 6-16-1872, in Peabody, MA. The couple wed on 7-22-1901, and came to CNY in 1906. Mrs. Mott was regent of the local DAR chapter and was very active in several history and genealogy groups. She died on 7-8-1946, and Mr. Mott died 4-26-1951. They had: Bernard L. Mott, who served in the Army during WWII, married Jeanette Mott, and worked as a commercial artist and musician.
Edwin J. R. Moulton and Esther Donahue Moulton lived at 302 Dewittshire Rd., South, by 1938. Mr. and Mrs. Moulton were married in 1927 on Star Island, off the coast of NH. He was an engineer with the Factory Insurance Association. Mrs. Moulton's mother, Jessie E. Donahue, lived with the Moulton family while they were in Dewittshire The entire family was active in Unitarian church affairs, and attended annual church-sponsored summer retreats on Star Island. The couple had a daughter, Jean, who married Samuel Anthony Caldwell, of NYC, on 2-21-1953, a month following her graduation from Barnard College. After Dr. Caldwell died in 1977, Mrs. Caldwell returned to school at the University of NH, where, in 1984, she earned an MA in literature. Moving to Portland, ME, she taught in the English department at the University of Southern Maine for 17 years. She died on 4-16-2001. Her grandchildren are the fifth generation of the family to be active in Star Island reunions.
Herbert Dean Mozeen and Ethel I. Mozeen lived at 102 York Rd. by 1955. Mr. Mozeen was born in Lawrence, MA, on 5-20-1894, and was a sales engineer for the Syracuse Supply Co. The couple moved to FL, where they divorced in 1960. Mr. Mozeen died on 2-3-1977, while residing in Sarasota.
Arthur L. Mueller, Jr., and Betty Fairbank Mueller lived on Drovers Lane. Mr. Mueller was a district representative for a division of the Federal-Portland Cement Co. They lived at 122 Orvilton Dr. before moving to DeWitt Acres in November, 1954. They moved to Skaneateles in 1958, and later lived in Auburn. For many years Mr. Mueller was active in various volunteer fire departments. He died 1-14-2002. Mrs. Mueller lives in Auburn. The Muellers knew each other from childhood, as both their families lived on Jamesville Rd. in DeWitt. (See the Fairbank and Mueller entries.) They had three sons: Donald G. Mueller, of Liverpool, Robert A. Mueller, of Watertown, and Kevin R. Mueller, of Kannapolis, NC.
Arthur L. Mueller, Sr., and Margaret Windhausen Mueller lived at 301 Jamesville Rd. by 1942. Mr. Mueller was a foreman for the U. S. Hoffman Machinery Co. Mrs. Mueller was born 10-4-1887. She had been previously married to a Mr. Nielson, by whom she had Howard Nielson, who lived in Fayetteville. Mrs. Mueller was living at 248 Harriette Ave. in Syracuse at her death on 2-20-1976. Their children: Gladys Mueller, who worked for the Carrier Corp., and Arthur Mueller, Jr. (see his entry above).
Thomas J. Muench and Frances Voelk Muench lived at 206 Pelham Rd. by 1947, and at 306 Hampshire Dr., by 1955. Mr. Muench was a native of Syracuse and a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy, and Syracuse University (class of 1922). Mr. Muench was the plant manager for the Muench-Kreuzer Candle Co. He served the DeWitt Volunteer Fire Dept. as deputy chief for 17 years. Mr. Muench died on 5-23-1970, and Mrs. Muench died on 5-8-1971. Their children: Rev. William G. Muench, a priest, who served in Ticonderoga, NY, Thomas Muench, Jr., who wed Mary Lanigan of Cortland on 7-2-1960, retired from Jamesville-DeWitt school as a guidance counselor, and lives in DeWitt, and Anne Muench Owens, who wed Lawrence Owens, and lives in Marion, NY.
Marie Hayes Mulvey lived at 401 Landsdowne Rd., having moved there in 1956. Mrs. Mulvey was the
widow of Charles D. Mulvey, who died on 2-11-1934, while living at 511 Kirkpatrick St. in Syracuse. Mr. Mulvey, who was born about 1891, served during the Mexican border conflict and in France during WWI. He worked as a letter carrier. Mrs. Mulvey remained at Lansdowne Rd. until her death on 6-14-1987, at age 94. They had: Joan Helen Mulvey, who was born 4-28-1924, served in the USN during WWII, retired in 1982 as executive secretary to the chairman of the board at Carrier, lived with her mother in DeWitt, and died in the family home on 2-16-2007, Anne E. Mulvey, who died 4-30-1928, at the age of five, and Charles F. Mulvey, who married Cecilia Fitzmaurice, and moved to Huntleigh Park in Fayetteville in 1966.
Arthur F. Mulvihill and Anna Frances Mahan Mulvihill lived at 49 Lynacres Blvd. by 1955. The couple later moved to 115 Fiordon Rd. in DeWitt. Mr. Mulvihill was the president of the Empire Wallpaper Co. He raised English and Irish Setters, and judged many dog shows across the Northeast. Mr. Mulvihill died on 8-24-1986, at age 88. Mrs. Mulvihill, a life resident of the Syracuse area, died on 11-11-1995, at age 98. Their children: John E. Mulvihill, who was born in Syracuse about 1925, served in the Coast Guard during WWII, married Janet Grossman lived in Skaneateles, and died on 12-7-1998, and Donald Joseph Mulvihill, who lived in Mattydale, NY.
Gerald L. Munson and Virginia Scott Munson lived at 100 Addison Dr. by 1955. Mr. Munson was born on 8-23-1913, and was a salesman for the Bill Rapp Pontiac dealership. He lived in Dade City, FL, at his death on 1-17-1993. Their children: Cheryl Munson, who died 4-24-1960, at age 14, and Patricia Munson, who was born about 1948. Their daughters were students at Moses DeWitt School in DeWitt, in November, 1953, when each contracted a severe case of polio--just three days apart. In a DeWitt first grade class of twenty-four students, eight students contracted the feared disease, and one, Frank Flood Jr., died just 61 hours following his admission to a local hospital. A book has been written by Janice Flood Nichols, the sister of Frank Flood, and herself a victim of this outbreak. See a preview here.
Kenneth D. Murdock and Mildred Bastable Murdock lived at 211 Haddonfield Dr. by 1943. Mr. Murdock was born about 1895, and operated a Texaco service station at 1640 Erie Blvd., East, in Syracuse. He was found dead in his car on 3-21-1946.
Arthur J. Murphy and Rita George Murphy lived at 209 Wellington Rd. by 1942. A native of Terryville, CT. Mr. Murphy moved to Syracuse in 1936. He was a 1932 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute. Mr. Murphy was a salesman for the Wallace-Barnes Co. of Bristol, CT, but, in 1946, opened his own firm (A. J. Murphy Co.) and became a manufacturer's agent. Mr. Murphy was a founding member of Holy Cross Church. The family moved from Dewittshire in 1955 and Mr. Murphy died 12-4-1992. They had two children: James A. Murphy of Manlius, and Judith Murphy Hogan, of Litchfield, CT.
James H. Murphy and Joan Errengy Murphy lived at 37 Wexford Rd. They lived before in married student’s housing while Mr. Murphy earned a degree in business from Syracuse University, and moved to DeWitt Acres in June, 1957, on the day following his graduation. He had worked as a student intern for the Provident Mutual Insurance Co., and continued as an agent with them. Mr. Murphy earned an MBA from SU in 1964, and they moved to Shaker Heights, OH. In 1983, the couple divorced and Mr. Murphy later wed Patricia Haas of Kansas City. He subsequently became a business professor at Samford University in Birmingham,AL. Mr. Murphy now splits his time between Leawood, KS, Phoenix, AZ, and teaching duties in Europe. The former Mrs. Murphy lives now in Boca Raton, FL. James and Joan Murphy have four children: David Murphy, born in 1953, earned a master's degree from the University of Florida and lives with his wife in Boca Raton, Deborah Murphy, born in 1956, graduated from Syracuse University, married Patrick U. Cauley and lives in Whitby, Ontario, Canada, Denise Murphy, born in 1960, has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is married and lives in Malvern, PA, and Derek Murphy, born in 1968, earned an MBA from the University of Michigan, serves as a Commander in the USN air forces reserve, is married and lives in Hughsville, MD.
John L. Murphy and Martha Murphy lived at 121 Butternut Dr. He was a manufacturers agent for the A. J. Murphy Co. He was living in Seabrook Beach, NH, when he died on 5-12-1999. They had seven children: Daniel Murphy, of Port Charlotte, FL, David Murphy, of Hampstead, NH, Jack Murphy, of Syracuse, Mary Murphy Myers of N. Hampton, NH, Robert Murphy, of Silverdale, WA, Patricia Murphy, of Jacksonville, AL, and Katherine Murphy Ankiewicz, of Amesbury, MA.
Harry R. Murray and Ethel "Jackie" Murray lived at 203 Wellington Rd. and later moved to Fayetteville. Mr. Murray was born on 1-19-1919, and was a salesman with the Frank W. Taylor Co. Mrs. Murray was born on 6-3-1920. The couple moved to Boca Raton, FL, where Mrs. Murray died on 6-30-2008, and Mr. Murray died on 12-17-2010. They had a son, Richard Taylor Murray, who wed Bonnie Suzanne Lewis on 3-5-1966. They divorced about 1974, and Richard Murray is now married to Elithra Murray, and lives in Boca Raton, FL.
Peter Muserlian and Theodora Tyrrell Muserlian lived at 304 Landsdowne Rd. by 1953, and later lived on Highfield Rd. in Lyndon. Mr. Muserlian was born in Syracuse, on 7-18-1916, and was a graduate of Syracuse University and its College of Law. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII, and the couple wed aout 1944. Mr. Muserlian practiced law more than 50 years, with offices in the University Bldg. He was involved with commercial real estate and was the co-owner of Shop City in Eastwood. Mr. Muserlian died on 11-9-1998, in West Palm Beach, FL. Mrs. Muserlain was born in NYC about 1919, and was a graduate of Columbia University. She was residing in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, but died in Syracuse, on 1-15-2008. Their children: Margaret "Peggy" Muserlian Mooney, who lives in St. Louis, Patricia Muserlian, who wed Neal Golding, and lives in North Palm Beach, FL, Pamela Muserlian Hubbert, who lives in San Diego, Donna Muserlian, who wed James Dixon, and lives in Short Hills, Joan Muserlian, who married Edward Cavazuti, and lives in Oslo, Norway, and Peter E. C. Muserlian, who wed Nancy Muserlian, and lives in Fayetteville. Photo John Ryan Myers and Allene Rusher Myers lived at 212 Wellington Rd. from 1939 to late 1941 when they moved to Geneva, NY. Dr. Myers was a naval veteran of WWII, and after the war, the family returned to the DeWitt area and lived at 2 Pebble Hill Rd., South, for more than 45 years. A native of Lynchburg, VA, Dr. Myers was a graduate of Lynchburg College and the University of Virginia Medical School. About 1946, he opened a private practice as an ear, nose and throat specialist in Syracuse. Mrs. Myers was born in Salisbury, NC, and was a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Nursing. Mrs. Myers died 3-13-1989, in Syracuse, and Dr. Myers died on 8-21-1991, in Georgetown, TX. They had two sons: John R. Myers, Jr., who lives now in Summerton, SC, (see the entry below), and Dr. William A. Myers, who is semi-retired from the University of Texas, Austin, where he is an education professor, and lives in Round Rock, TX. Photo John Ryan Myers, Jr., lived at 2 Pebble Hill Rd. South, with his parents, and had lived earlier at 212 Wellington Rd., in Dewittshire. He served with the DeWitt Volunteer Fire Department, as a volunteer from 1952 until 1963, when he became a full-time salaried firefighter. He served DeWitt in that capacity until October, 1966, when he moved to SC. Mr. Myers worked in the quality control department of several different companies in Clarendon and Sumter Counties, and he retired as the quality control manager for Brown and Root's Shaw Air Force Base division. He joined the local fire department in Summerton, SC, in 1967, and went on to help train many firemen for the Clarendon Couny Fire Department, which was established during the 1970's. He retired from both fire departments in 1984. Mr. Myers married Carol C. Chamberlin, of DeWitt, (see her family's entry above), and they still reside in Summerton, where he remains an active outdoorsman. They have a daughter, Leslie A. Myers, who married P. Keith Coker, and lives in Wedgefield, SC. Photo
William R. Myllymaki and Geraldyne Myllymaki lived at 312 Haddonfield Dr. by 1953. Mr. Myllymaki was the manager of production planning for Bristol Laboratories. About 1964, Mr. Myllymaki wed Mary Lannon. She worked at The Catholic Sun and, for many years, worked for Bristol. They were residing in Fayetteville at her death on 4-28-2004. The children of William and Geraldyne Millymaki: Robert Myllymaki, who wed Teddi Myllymaki, and lives in Wallingford, CT, and Christine Myllymaki, who wed Anthony Reddy, and lives in Fayetteville.
Ike A. Naber was living at 109 Butternut Dr. by 1958. Mr. Naber was born on 2-22-1928, and was a real estate broker. It is believed that he moved from CNY in the late 1960's, and died on 3-2-2007, while living in Indio, CA.
Robert A. Naslund and Helen J. Naslund lived at 4004 Genesee St. by 1943. Dr. Naslund was born in Dunkirk, NY, on 5-14-1914. He graduated from SUNY-Buffalo in 1942, six years after he began his teaching career in a one room school in Arkwright, NY. Dr. Naslund was the principal of Moses-DeWitt School. The family moved to Northern California, by 1945, where Dr. Naslund earned his doctorate in education from Stanford in 1951. He joined the USC School of Education faculty, and retired in 1969. Dr. Naslund consulted for Science Research Associates, an affiliate of IBM, in the preparation of their widely acclaimed reading materials. Mrs. Helen Naslund was probably born on 11-26-1914, and it is thought that the couple divorced in CA in the 1960's. She died on 9-25-1989, while livng in McArthur, CA. Prof. Naslund, and his then wife, Mildred Peronia Naslund, donated $1.5 million to endow a chair at USC in 1987. He died 4-20-1998. Robert Naslund and Helen J. Naslund had an adopted son: Richard John Naslund, who was born in 1940.
William J. Nealon, Jr., and Marian E. "Pat" Nealon lived at 4250 Genesee St. by 1953. In the early 1950's, the Nealons bought a lot at 206 Dewittshire Rd., South, from Curtis and Astrid Abbott, who lived next door. They built a home there in 1956. Mr. Nealon was a native of Schenectady, and a graduate of Bentley College. Mrs. Nealon was a native of Albany and graduated from the Ellis Hospital School of Nursing in Schenectady. The Nealons came to the Syracuse area following WWII. Mr. Nealon was the manager of personnel accounting for a division of General Electric, and retired in 1979 after 37 years of service. Mrs. Nealon was a registered nurse. Both were active in the local political scene, and served on the board of elections for the Town of DeWitt. Mr. Nealon was active in the National Ski Patrol system and the DeWitt fire department. Both were active in the Adirondack Mountain Club, and were proud members of the Adirondack 46'ers, having reached the summit of all of the Adirondack high peaks. Following Mr. Nealon's retirement from GE he served as a member of the accounting staff of the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. Mrs. Nealon died on 8-17-1983. Mr. Nealon died on 2-16-1988 at home in DeWitt. They had one son, William J. Nealon, III, who is an attorney in Glens Falls, NY.
Anna G. Neary lived at 312 Haddonfield Dr. by 1942. Miss Neary was born about 1884, and was a native of Cazenovia. She worked in DeWitt as a live-in maid for the Leeret family. She died 9-17-1971, while residing at 218 Idlewood Blvd., in Baldwinsville.
Richard A. Neilson and Bernice Lowndes Neilson lived at 187 Winston Way by 1955, and later lived in Schnectady. Both were born in Schenectady. Mr. Neilson was born on 6-26-1915, and served in WWII. Mrs. Neilson was born on 11-15-1914, and worked as a secretary. The couple married about 1942. Mr. Neilson retired as president of the Upstate Food Broker Co. in 1981 after 35 years in the food brokerage business. The couple were residing in West Palm Beach, FL, when Mr. Neilson died on 1-18-2000, and Mrs. Neilson died on 1-28-2005. Their children: Elizabeth "Betsey" Neilson Mills, who lives in Hampton, NH, and Sharon Neilson Morris, who lives in Cicero, NY.
Raymond G. Nelsen and Lillian O. Nelsen lived at 108 Ambergate Rd., having moved there in the 1940's. By 1959 the family had moved to Tappan, NY. Mr. Nelsen was an executive with the Sinclair Refining Co. Mrs. Nelsen was born in Brooklyn, NY, and taught at Moses-DeWitt school and in Tappan. The Nelsens moved from Tappan to FL, in 1979. Mrs. Nelsen died in Port Richey, FL, on 1-16-2002. She was 89. The couple had: Doris Ann Nelsen Hisey, who earned a degree in nursing from Syracuse University in 1959, married Dr. Bradner L. Hisey, worked as a nurse, then had a second career as the editor of a trade magazine, and lives in Roseburg, OR, Robert G. Nelsen, who graduated from Fairleigh-Dickinson University, was a naval officer, worked in the insurance business, and lives now in South Daytona, FL, and Dr. Christine Nelsen, who obtained her bachelors degree from New Paltz College, her master's from UCLA, and her doctorate from SUNY, has been a professor at New Paltz, UMASS-Amherst, and the University of South Florida, and lives in retirement in Port Richey,
Paul E. Nelson and Betty M. Nelson lived at 303 Butternut Dr. in 1954. Mr. Nelson was a native of Altoona, PA, but lived most of his life in the Syracuse area. He was a graduate of Penn State and a USN veteran of WWII. Mr. Nelson was an electrical engineer for the General Electric Co., and died in Syracuse on 11-8-1982. The couple had a son, Scott Nelson.
George Nentwich and Elsa Heldmann Nentwich lived at 402 Landsdowne Rd. by 1942. Mr. Nentwich was born in Germany on 7-12-1903, but resided most of his life in the Syracuse area. He retired in 1966 from the O.M. Edwards Co. and previously was with Lennox Furnace Co., as a tool and die making instructor. Mr. Nentwich died on 8-21-1992. Mrs. Nentwich was born in Syracuse on 10-5-1905. She was a life resident of CNY, and worked for the E. W. Edwards Co. Mrs. Nentwich died 6-5-2002, at 96.
Donald F. Neubauer and Grace Ferris Neubauer lived at 212 Newfield Rd. by 1953, and at 29 Lynacres Blvd. in Lyndon by 1960. Mr. Neubauer was born on 6-8-1921, in Detroit, but grew up in the Binghamton area. He served in WWII and earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering in 1948 from the General Motors Institute in Flint, MI. The couple wed about 1949. Mr. Neubauer came to Syracuse as a co-op student for GM and spent a total of 44 years with the company. When he retired in 1984, he was in charge of eight Fisher Body plants, including two in Europe. Mr. Neubauer was the recipient of numerous awards for his active role in civic affairs. The couple resided in Newtown, PA, at his death on 7-24-2007. Their children: Dorne F. Neubauer, who was born in 1954, wed Jennifer C. Neubauer, and lives in Doylestown, PA, Nadene "Dena" Neubauer, who wed Drew Augenblick, and resides in Holland, PA, and Debra Neubauer, of Tijeras, NM.
Justin P. Neuhoff and Motlea Neuhoff were living at 109 Butternut Dr. by 1943. Mr. Neuhoff was born on 7-9-1915, in Freeport, LI, NY, and in 1937 was an honor graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for Carrier before becoming an executive with GE in 1950. In this capacity he lived and worked in many locations. Mr. Neuhoff was also a licensed pilot, an Eagle Scout, and a world traveler who visited 105 countries. He remained active in the Sky Patrol until he was in his late 70's. He died 9-17-2006, in Blue Bell, PA, where Mrs. Neuhoff yet resides. The couple had four children: Paul Neuhoff, who wed Diane Neuhoff, and lives in Sullivans Island, SC, Barbara Neuhoff, who wed John Lloyd, and lives in Blue Bell, PA, Bill Neuhoff, who married Wendy Neuhoff, and resides in Glenmoore, PA, and the late Carol Neuhoff Haigh.
Amelia Hunt Newing lived at 113 Dewittshire Dr. by 1942. Mrs. Newing was the widow of Arthur F. Newing, and lived with the family of her daughter, Ruth Van Valkenburgh. (See their listing below.)
Gordon L. Newman and F. Belle Burton Newman lived at 307 Cornwall Dr., having moved there in April, 1954, from NJ. Mr. Newman was born in Utica, on 6-19-1906, and was the district manager for the Grand Union grocery chain. Mrs. Newman was born 6-23-1908, and the couple wed about 1929. They were residing in Durhamville, NY, when Mrs. Newman died in February, 1983. Mr. Newman died on 11-7-2000, after being hit by a car while walking on Rt. 31 at Verona, NY. He was 94. Their children: Rev. Richard A. Newman, who was born in Watertown on 3-30-1930, earned a master of divinity degree from the Union Theological Seminary, wed Belynda Bady, was a minister, professor, author, editor, and civil rights activist, and lived in Boston at his death on 7-7-2003, Jan C. Newman, who married Alyce Newman, and lives in Oneida, and Diane Newman Cummins, who lives in Sacramento, CA.
Charles W. Nichols and Dorothy Jackson Nichols lived at 8 Pebble Hill Rd., North, by 1953. Mr. Nichols was a native of Elmira, NY, graduated from Allegheny College, and served in the Navy in World War II. He was the president of Nichols Business Equipment, Inc., a company he founded in 1946. Mrs. Nichols was born 9-10-1911, in Jamestown, NY, and died 8-7-1998, in Towanda, PA. At his death on 7-13-1976, Mr. Nichols was married to Shirley Baxter Nichols, and residing at 4921 Tanglewood Lane, in Manlius. C. W. and Dorothy Nichols had: Charles Nichols, who was born about 1954, and lives in Martinez, GA.
John Huntington Nichols and Grace Esther MacDougal Nichols lived at 122 Landsdowne Rd. following their marriage on 10-1-1940. They were married in NYC at the Church of the Transfiguration--better known as the Little Church Around the Corner. Mr. Nichols was in the insurance business and became the president of the Fiesinger-Nichols firm. He was a founder and president of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Nichols was a graduate of Hahnemann Hospital's school of nursing, in Worcester, MA. By 1951, they lived at 111 Downing Rd. Their children: Judith Ann Nichols, who wed Fred C. Pfiefer and Richard Balduzzi, and John Kevin Nichols.
Thomas H. Nichols and Emma Fisher Nichols lived at 319 Landsdowne Rd. by 1943. Professor Nichols came to DeWitt from NYC, and, in 1892, opened one of the first music studios in Syracuse. He was a pioneer in the teaching of string instruments, and performed on WSYR radio during its earliest days. Prof. Nichols died on 4-25-1949. Mrs. Nichols was very active in providing canteen services and musical presentations for WWI soldiers stationed at the state fairgrounds in Syracuse. She was living with their son, J. Huntington Nichols, at 201 Downing Rd., at her death on 1-9-1951. (See his listing above.)
William Nickels and Ethel Nickels lived at 219 Wellington Rd. by 1942. He was the machine shop manager for the Continental Can Co., and retired about 1946 after 40 years service. Mr. Nickels died at home on 4-21-1961. They had a son, Wilbur W. Nickels, who lived in Rome, NY.
William Nodecker and Maud Thurston Nodecker lived on Genesee St. by 1943, having lived earlier on Kimber Rd. Mr. Nodecker was born on 7-27-1880, and was a caretaker at St. Mary's Cemetery for many years. Mrs. Nodecker was born about 1891, and the couple married in Oneida, NY, on 12-8-1906. She probably died about 1954, and Mr. Nodecker died on 5-28-1956, while residing in East Syracuse. They had: William T. Nodecker, who was born on 3-4-1917, wed Mildred Jane Schwartz, spent 33 years as a Centro bus driver, and lived in Syracuse at his death on 6-2-1992, and Lorine M. Nodecker, who was born in 1927, graduated from Powelson Business Institute, wed Thomas Donald Wallbridge, and lived in Cazenovia, when she died on 5-20-1977.
Harold C. Nolting and Leona Wingard Nolting lived at 3 Wexford Rd. by 1949. He was the associate manager of the local Equitable Life Assurance Society agency and served the company 42 years. Mr. Nolting was a native of St. Paul, MN, and moved to the Syracuse area in 1935. They were among the first to move to Wexford Rd., living there in 1948. He died on 8-26-1952. Mrs. Nolting sold the home in November, 1954 to the Benjamin F. Robelen family. She died on 11-2-1985, at age 91. The couple had three children: Dean H. Nolting, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1941, lived in Belgium as a manager for the Smith-Corona Corp., and died in Syracuse in December, 1981, Barbara A. Nolting, who wed Henry W. Schramm and lives now in Camillus, NY, and Catherine Burdell, who married Robert Webster Greaves from Brooklyn, NY, whom she met at Syracuse University. She preferred going by her middle name, reversing her initials and being known as Burdell C. Greaves. Mrs. Greaves was a portrait and landscape artist. She was born on 11-10-1922, and died on 4-28-1989, at Binghamton, NY.
Donald G. Nowak and Aileen Burlingham Nowak lived at 214 Ambergate Rd. by 1953. Mr. Nowak was born about 1922, in Hempstead, NY, to Thomas Hogg of Galachiels, Scotland, and Alvina Groll Hogg of New York City. His parents died when he was an infant, and family friends, Charles and Emily Nowak, adopted him. Mr. Nowak was raised in Dayton OH, and attended Miami University, (OH). He served in the USN during WWII, and the couple wed in 1946. They came then to CNY, and Mr. Nowak worked in the production department of the Barlow advertising agency. He became a partner in the Chapman-Nowak advertising firm, and later was the president of the Nowak, Barlow, and Johnson advertising and public relations company. Mr. Nowak was active in various civic groups and served as president of the DeWitt Kiwanis Club. The family left Dewittshire in 1959, and lived at 5155 Leverett Lane in Lyndon. Mr. Nowak died on 3-27-2010. They had: Truman "Tim" Nowak, who resides in DeWitt, and Donna Nowak, who wed Paul Hughes, and lives in Albany.
Howard Nunnally and Toni Nunnally lived at 4606 Genesee St. by 1942. Mr. Nunnally was born in Gerard, AL, on 7-31-1908, and finished high school in Tampa, FL. He worked as a salesman with the Holland Furnace Co., and with the Bard Heating and Air Conditioning Co., of Bryan, OH. Mr. Nunnally was the president of the Monarch Club in Syracuse. He was residing in Auburn, NY, and married to Ethel Thompson Nunnally, at his death on 9-4-1997.
James J. O'Brien and Mary Kennedy O'Brien lived at 28 Lynacres Blvd. by 1953, and later moved to 125 Fiordon Rd. in DeWitt. Mr. O'Brien served in the 95th Infantry Division of the USA during World War II and received a Purple Heart. He worked for the family owned O'Brien Construction Co., and retired from Key Bank. Mrs. O'Brien's father, Thomas E. Kennedy, was a former Syracuse mayor. Her sister, Jane Kennedy Mulvihill also lived on Lynacres. Mr. O'Brien died on 11-2-1985, and Mrs. O'Brien still resides in DeWitt. They had: Jane Cashill O'Brien, who lived in Oakland, CA, Mary Kate O'Brien, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Anne O'Brien, and Daniel J. O'Brien, who lived in Fayetteville.
Royal Lewis O'Day and Elizabeth Fearon Parkinson O'Day lived at 103 Dewittshire Rd. Mr. O'Day was a native of Avon, NY, and graduated from Syracuse University in 1936. He was a veteran of WWII serving as a naval lieutenant in the Pacific Theater. On 10-16-1937, Mr. O'Day married Jane Alberta Noerling in Valatie, NY. This marriage was later annulled and Jane Noerling still lives in Valatie. Mr. O'Day subsequently married Elizabeth Fearon Parkinson. She was the daughter of state Sen. George Fearon and the widow of Robert W. Parkinson, an engineer. The couple lived in her home at 103 Dewittshire after their marriage on 10-11-1953. Mr. O'Day served as president and chairman of the board of Marine Midland Bank, retiring in 1978. He was a trustee at Syracuse University for many years and served as chairman of the board of trustees from 1969 to 1976. He and Mrs. O'Day moved to The Nottingham in Jamesville, following retirement. She died on 7-31-1999 and he died on 10-10-2003. Royal and Jane Noerling O'Day had two children: Patti O'Day, who wed Warner C. Blow, and lives now in Naples, FL, and Timothy Noerling O'Day, who was born in Syracuse 11-21-1942, earned a BS in Civil Engineering at Bucknell University in 1965, wed Patti O'Day, was an engineer for many years with the D.W. Winkelman Construction Co., resided in Skaneateles 32 years and moved to Parkhurst, NC, in 1999, and resided there at his death on 12-9-2010.
Hope Violet McKenzie O'Donnell lives at 37 Wexford Rd. She attended Albion College in Michigan before marrying Frederick C. O’Donnell on 8-6-1955. Mr. O'Donnell enlisted in the Army Air Corps in July, 1944. He died in December, 1961. Mrs. O’Donnell received a degree in education from Syracuse University in 1971, and taught for the East Syracuse-Minoa school system. She has one daughter, Susan J. O'Donnell, who has a nursing degree from Syracuse University.
Harold T. Oeder and Doris T. Oeder lived at 107 Jamesville Rd. by 1942. Mr. Oeder was born 2-22-1907, and was a native of Fargo, ND. He was a self-employed home repairman. By 1953, Mr. Oeder was married to Sara "Sally" Harpending Oeder and lived on Montgomery Rd. in Lyndon. The couple later moved to 5150 Jamesville Rd. Mrs. Oeder was wed earlier to Curtiss G. Whiteley, by whom she had two children. (See the entry for Curtiss Whiteley.) She was a court reporter and legal secretary. Mr. Oeder was living at 203 W. Brighton Ave. in Syracuse when he died on 11-15-1970. Sara Oeder, who was born 7-28-1919, in Dundee, NY, came to CNY about 1944, and died on 7-2-1974. She had: Curtiss "Chip" Whitely, who was born about 1944, and Sara Kemp, who was born in July, 1952, and resided in New Orleans.
Graeme O'Geran and Alice Gard O'Geran lived at 131 Orvilton Dr. by 1953, and later lived at 100 Collin Ave. in Fayetteville. Dr. O'Geran was born on 3-2-1892, in Manitowoc, WI. He was a graduate of Lawrence College, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and earned a doctorate at the University of Michigan. Dr. O'Geran joined the economics faculty of Syracuse University in 1928, and taught for 31 years before retiring. Mrs. O'Geran was born 7-7-1908, in Harvey, IL. She graduated from the Columbia School of Music, in Chicago, and was a music teacher in the public schools of Oak Park, IL, before coming to CNY in 1931. Mrs. O'Geran died on 11-4-2000, at age 92, and Dr. O'Geran died on 5-18-1989, at age 97.
John E. O'Hara and Geraldine Mary "Geri" Daley O'Hara lived at 48 Wexford Rd.--having moved there in the late 1950's. Mr. O'Hara was born 2-27-1918, and was a native of Niagara Falls, NY. He entered the Army's 1st Armored Division as a private at the outset of WWII, and was discharged a major at the conclusion of the War. Mrs. O'Hara was also a native of Niagara Falls, and was born on 8-8-1924, and the couple wed in 1947. Mr. O'Hara earned a degree in engineering from Michigan State University. While in CNY, he worked as a packaging designer for the General Electric Co. Mr. O'Hara retired as the manager of Blake, Moffit & Towne's Phoenix office. Mrs. O'Hara was a nurse and the director of volunteer services for a local hospital. The couple was residing in Scottsdale, AZ, at Mrs. O'Hara's death on 6-9-2005, and at Mr. O'Hara's death on 3-25-2007. They had: John "Jeff" O'Hara, Jr., who wed Suzie O'Hara, and lives in Orlando, and Leslie O'Hara and Kristen O'Hara, both of Phoenix.
Harry P. Olesen and Charlotte Olesen lived at 211 Haddonfield Dr. by 1955. Mr. Olesen was a salesman for the J. C. Olesen Seating Co. Their children: Karen Olesen, Judith Olesen, Diane Olesen, Brian Olesen, and Harry Olesen, Jr., who was born in December, 1946, and lives in Jupiter, FL.
Frederic W. O'Neil and Laura Andrew O'Neil lived at 207 Warwick Rd., having purchased the home in 1941. Mr. O'Neil graduated from Syracuse University in 1933. He was a professor at the NY State College of Forestry at Syracuse, and retired in 1974 after 37 years as a faculty member. Mrs. O'Neil, a native of Niagara Falls, died in Lakeland, FL on 9-29-1981. Mr. O'Neil wed the former Joyce Tunall and lived in Plant City, FL, before his death on 10-8-1985. Frederic and Laura O'Neil had two sons: Robert D. O'Neil, a semi-retired real estate investor living near Lakeland, FL, and Dr. Brian F. O'Neil, who earned graduate degrees at Purdue, and is a professor and associate dean at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Photo
Henry O'Neill and Mary O'Neill lived at 309 Cornwall Dr. by 1942. Mr. O'Neill was in the sales promotion department of the Central NY Power Corp. Their children: James O'Neill, John O'Neill, and Lexie O'Neill, who graduated from LeMoyne College in 1958, and became a teacher in East Greenbush, NY.
Richard D. O'Neill and Jane Engel O'Neill lived at 211 Wellington Rd. He earned his MS in 1948 and his doctorate in 1951 from Syracuse University, where he was a professor of bacteriology. Mrs O'Neill was a 1946 graduate of the University. She died 6-1-2006, in Erie, PA, where Dr. O'Neill still resides. They had: Dr. Michael O'Neill, who is a 1983 graduate of the Syracuse law school, wed Sandra B. O'Neill, and is dean of the business school at Gannon University in Erie, James O'Neill, and John O'Neill. Photo
David Graham Ong and Mary Elsie Wilson Ong lived at 217 Haddonfield Dr. by 1942, having lived earlier in Marion, IN, and New Rochelle, NY. Mr. Ong was born in IN on 8-3-1888, and the couple wed on 6-12-1911. He was the secretary and treasurer of the Doyle Machine Co. Mr. Ong died in Detroit in May, 1966. They had: Graham Wilson Ong, who was born in MI, on 6-19-1912, and died on 12-31-1969.
Paul Charles Orcutt and Barbara Jeanne Watson Orcutt moved to 48 Wexford Rd. following their marriage on 7-9-1960. Mrs. Orcutt graduated from Skidmore College, and Mr. Orcutt was a 1960 graduate of Syracuse University. He worked for the Syracuse Liquor Co. The Orcutts later moved to Seattle, WA, where he still resides.
Fred J. Osborne and Helen M. Osborne lived at 146 Jamesville Rd. by 1943, having lived previously in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Osborne was born in England on 11-24-1898, and came to this country in 1904. Mrs. Osborne was born 8-23-1899, and the couple wed about 1925. Mr. Osborne was an accountant with the Production Credit Co. The couple lived in Liverpool by 1950, and had moved to Lake Mary, FL, before his death on 5-12-1989. Mrs. Osborne died nine days later. They had: Barbara Osborne.
Charles Kendrick Osgood and Patricia Sanborne Osgood moved to 207 Cornwall Dr. in December, 1952. Dr. Osgood was born on 10-31-1921, and was a native of Ilion, NY. He was a 1939 graduate of Manlius Military School, a 1943 graduate of Brown University, and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1946. Dr. Osgood joined the staff at Syracuse University's school of medicine in 1953, and retired as a clinical professor in 1988. He served as the senior physician at Van Duyn Home and Hospital for 33 years and was a patient there at his death on 3-4-1991. Dr. Osgood was wed to Hester S. Osgood, by 1967. He was very active with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a group concerned with the medical aspects of nuclear war, and spoke on the consequences of nuclear war to college and church groups. He had: C. Kendrick Osgood, Jr., who resided in Albany, NY, Lloyd B. Osgood, who lived in Syracuse, Cynthia Barber Osgood Panka, who graduated from Yankton College, wed Lawrence J. Panka on 8-30-1975, and lived in Liverpool, Warren C. Osgood, who is an attorney in Stockton, CA, John S. Osgood, who was born in July, 1961, and resided in DeWitt, Emily C. Osgood, who lived in Cambridge, MA, and Hester "Ginger" Osgood, who wed Kenneth F. Showalter on 7-29-2007, and lives in Jamesville.
Glenn V. Ostrander and Christina R. Carlson Ostrander lived at 114 Dewittshire Rd. by 1942. He was the regional manager for the Atlantic Refining Co. Mrs. Ostrander, a native of Antrim, PA, graduated from the Ogden School of Nursing in Elmira. She moved to the Syracuse area in 1937. Mrs. Ostrander died on 1-19-1979, and Mr. Ostrander died 2-22-1984. They had: Robert G. Ostrander, who was in the Signal Corps during WWII, and died on 4-4-1951, at age 28, in a plane crash near Komoka, Ontario, Canada, Harry V. Ostrander, who was an infantry parachutist during WWII, and resided in Parish, NY, Glenn C. Ostrander, who was born about 1941, works for IBM, and lives in South Salem, NY, and Vance T. Ostrander, who lives in Lafayette, NY.
Milian V. Ovesia and Kathleen Rapalee Ovesia lived at 4 Pickwick Rd. He was from Salem, OH, and played football at Ohio State before earning a graduate degree from Columbia University. He worked as a production manager and market analyst for GE, and later sold insurance. Mrs. Ovesia was a native of Dundee, who lived in Ithaca and NYC before moving to the Syracuse area. She was a secretary for the Niagara Mohawk power company. He died 12-24-1973, at age 54. She was 78 at her death on 2-16-1983.
Emmett M. Owens and Dorothy Grover Owens lived at 401 Cornwall Dr., having moved there following their marriage on 12-28-1949. Mr. Owens was a partner in the J. F. Owens Machinary Co. The couple sold the home in August, 1953. They had: Thomas Owens.
William E. Owren and Doris Owren lived at 105 Paddock Dr. Mr. Owren was born 6-3-1913. He was a sales representative for the Wayne Knitting Mills Co. Mr. Owren was, with Cornell Blanding, a co-founder of the DeWitt police department and was one of its first officers. He died in May, 1982. Mrs. Owren, who was born on 1-23-1918, lives now in CT. Their children: Ronald E. Owren, who was born about 1942, graduated from Syracuse University, wed Patricia Ann Podolak on 9-18-1965, worked for the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., and resides in Canandaigua, NY, and Hope Owren Gaisser, who lives in Ridgefield, CT.
Vincent M. Oyler and Ella May Goodenough Oyler lived at 101 Wellington Rd. in 1941, and later moved to 302 Cornwall Dr. Mr. Oyler was a graduate of Dickinson Seminary in Williamsport, PA, and was the assistant manager of the Syracuse office of GMAC. Mr. Oyler died at a Syracuse University football game on 9-24-1960. Mrs. Oyler moved to Binghamton, and died in July, 1990, probably in Florida. They had two daughters, Sonja May Oyler, who wed Malcolm B. Romeiser, Jr., and lives in Prescott, AZ, and Mary Oyler Sears.
Merle W. Pabst and Eunice Irene Mosier Pabst lived at 4 Paddock Dr. by 1949, and later on Bradford Parkway in Syracuse. Mr. Pabst was the president of the White Chapel Memory Gardens, and died in 1959. Mrs. Pabst was born on 5-16-1905, in Cicero, and the couple wed about 1923. She retired as a bookkeeper for Burnett Process Co. about 1979, and died 10-6-1995. They had: Howard L. Pabst, who wed Jean Wolfrom on 8-2-1958, and lived in Orlando, Shirley Pabst Griep, of Tonawanda, NY, and Merle Charlotte Pabst, who wed Sherrill John "Rusty" Hazard on 9-3-1955, and lived in Appleton, WI.
William L. Pace and his wife lived at 406 Brampton Rd., having purchased the house in 1956 and moving from Elmira, NY. Mr. Pace worked for the Beneficial Finance Corp. In August, 1957, the Paces returned to Elmira.
Mary Louise Paddock lived at 4246 Genesee St. by 1942. She was the widow of Charles Paddock. Mrs. Paddock was born in Canada about 1889, and came to this country in 1892. She had: Ralph Paddock, who was born about 1903, and Geraldine Paddock, who was born about 1908, taught at Onondaga Valley Academy, and lived with her mother in DeWitt.
John R. Pairman and Jeannette Pairman lived at 207 Wellington Rd. by 1942. He was born in Scotland on 3-15-1891 and lived most of his life in the Syracuse area. He was the chief switchman for the NY Telephone Co. Mrs. Pairman was born 1-26-1895. She came to the United States from Scotland in 1912, and lived in DeWitt beginning in 1936. Mrs. Pairman died 8-8-75. Mr. Pairman died 11-29-79. They had: Jean Elizabeth PairmanShannon Moyer, who attended the Katherine Gibbs School in Boston, and lives in Lynchburg, VA, (see the Shannon listing), and Alice Pairman Becker, who lived in DeWitt.
Frank M. Palermiti and Sara "Sally" Micale Palermiti lived at 174 Winston Way by 1955. Mr. Palermiti was born on 1-5-1923, probably in Auburn, NY. He was a research chemist for Bristol Laboratories. Mrs. Palermiti was a teacher at Moses-DeWitt School. Mr. Palermiti died on 11-26-2000, while living in Boca Raton, FL. They had: Michael Palermiti.
Anthony Palermo and Trigona D'Jimas Palermo lived at 218 Haddonfield Dr. by 1942, and had moved to 121 Wendell Terrace in Syracuse by 1953. Mr. Palermo was a self employed furrier. Mrs. Palermo was a native of Kastoria, Greece. She came to this country about 1941, and worked in a fur store owned by her brother, Nicholas D'Jimas. Mrs. Palermo died on 3-14-1976. Their children: Thanasi D, Palermo, Christine Palermo, who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, wed David Warren Bentley in 1962, and lived in Rochester, Katina Palermo Scholtz, who graduated from the Eastman School of Music in 1962., and lived in Munich, Germany. Mr. Bentley's family also lived in DeWitt. (See their entry above.)
J. Glenn Palmer, Jr., and Betty Kathleen Bartlett Palmer lived at 31 Pickwick Rd. They were both natives of Syracuse, although his family lived for a period on Kinne Rd. in DeWitt. He attended Onondaga Valley Academy, and she graduated from Central high school. Mr. Palmer was a WW II veteran, having served three years in the USN, and a graduate of Syracuse University. At the time of their marriage, in June 1948, Mrs. Palmer worked as a florist, and Mr. Palmer was with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. He died 11-3-1999, in Lafayette, CA, at age 76.
Leslie Forman Paltz and Helen Grassman Paltz moved to 6 Pebble Hill Rd., North, from 411 Elm St. in Fayetteville, in August, 1952. Mr. Paltz was born on 2-4-1903. He and his father owned and operated the W.A. Able Sporting Goods store for many years. He retired in 1960 after 20 years with Crouse-Hinds Co. Mrs. Paltz died on 7-6-1960. Mr. Paltz later married Sarah Metcalf McGeorge Paltz, the widow of Donald Henry McGeorge. Mr. Paltz died on 2-25-1987, and the second Mrs. Paltz died in Columbus, OH, on 11-28-1998. The children of Leslie and Helen Paltz: William A. Paltz, who was born about 1928, graduated from Syracuse University in 1958, wed Virginia Newell on 6-29-1957, and died on 10-11-1960, and Alice Grassman Paltz Getman, who was born on 4-12-1931, wed Charles Murray Getman on her 24th birthday, and lived in Watertown before her death on 10-1-1992.
Robert W. Parkinson and Elizabeth Fearon Parkinson lived at 103 Dewittshire Rd. by 1942. He graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1932. He was a service engineer for the NY Telephone Co. Mrs. Parkinson was the daughter of state Sen. George Fearon and a native of Syracuse. On 6-10-1951, Mr. Parkinson was spending the night with his bedridden mother at her home in Syracuse when he suffocated in a house fire. Mrs. Parkinson later wed Royal L. O'Day, a banker. Details concerning him will be found under his listing. Elizabeth Parkinson O'Day died 7-31-1999, in Syracuse. She and Mr. Parkinson had a daughter, Margaret "Peggy" Jean Parkinson, who attended Vassar College, wed Tim Wright, and lives in Baltimore.
Harold A. Parks and Gladys Parks lived at 103 Pelham Rd. by 1942, having lived in the Bronx, following their marriage in 1929. Mr. Parks was born about 1903, and was the credit manager for the L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriter Co. They moved from Pelham Rd. in 1963.
Spencer D. Parratt and Portia Pehrson Parratt lived at 100 Ambergate Rd. by 1942. The Parratts were natives of Salt Lake City and attended the University of Utah where her father was a math professor. Mrs. Parratt earned a master's degree from the University of Chicago, where her husband earned his doctorate. They came to the Syracuse area in 1930, and Dr. Parratt was a political science professor at Syracuse University for many years. Mrs. Parratt and her 14 year old son, Victor, died on 12-31-1949 in a tragic accident at Sandy Pond, NY. Victor and a neighbor, Eugene Failmezger, fell through the ice while skating. Eugene was able to climb out of the opening but Dr. Parratt and his wife fell through the ice while trying to rescue their son. Eugene's older brother, Robert Failmezger, 19, was able to hold Dr. Parratt until boaters reached them and pulled them aboard, but Mrs. Parratt could not be saved. Dr. Parratt later wed Catherine Fairbairn, a librarian, and moved to Jamesville. He retired from the University in 1971, and died 10-01-1992, at age 90. The children of Spencer and Portia Parratt: Royden S. Parratt, who wed Marilyn Parratt about 1959, was a businessman, resided in DeWitt, and was active in civic affairs at his death on 12-1-2006, and Lyman Victor Parratt, who was a sophomore at Nottingham high school at his death. The children of Spencer Parratt and Catherine Fairbairn: Donna Parratt Lynch, of Rye, NY, Patricia Parratt Craig, of Washington, DC, and Norman D. Parratt, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1977, and is a novelist and writer in Roswell, GA.
Mabel Hotaling Parrett, the widow of Harry W. Parrett lived at 4606 Genesee St. by 1955. Mr. and Mrs. Parrett were both born about 1884 and wed about 1922. Mr. Parrett had been the treasurer of the First Trust Bank in Syracuse. Mrs. Parrett, was a native of Albany, and was very active in support of the Elmcrest Children's Home. She died on 12-23-1962.
William Pauli and Grace M. Pauli lived at 4201 Genesee St. by 1930. Mr. Pauli was born in DeWitt on 1-5-1888. He was a horse and cattle dealer, and the proprietor of a riding stable. Mrs. Pauli was born on 5-14-1891, and the couple wed about 1914. Mr. Pauli, who served as DeWitt's fire commissioner, died on 12-7-1945, and Mrs. Pauli died 7-18-1984. They had: William C. Pauli, who was born about 1921, and died young, and Jane Mae Pauli, who was born about 1915, graduated from Syracuse University in 1941, married Captain H. Lynwood Melvin about 1938, and Nicholas E. Colella about 1947. Mrs. Colella had a lifelong interest in equestrian pursuits and won many awards for horses that she trained, and rode. In the 1970's, she and Mr. Colella maintained an antique and jewelry shop at 123 E. Willow St. in downtown Syracuse, while owning and training standardbred horses that raced at Vernon Downs and other race tracks. Mrs. Colella died on 5-20-2004. Mr. Colella, who was born 6-16-1920, died 1-29-2008.
Carroll D. Paulson and Lillian Mooney Paulson lived at 209 Kittell in Lyndon by 1946. He was born on 7-2-1899, and was a native of Kalamazoo, MI. He was a sales representative for the Master-Kraft Co., and, at his retirement in 1963, for the Shaw-Walker Co. The couple moved in 1935 from Bellevue Ave. in Syracuse to 311 Haddonfield Dr. in DeWitt, and by 1955 they were living on Meadowbrook Dr. in Syracuse. In 1964 they moved to FL, where Mr. Paulson died on 6-15-1964. Mrs. Paulson, who was born 3-9-1904, was a native of Auburn, and returned to CNY, where she died on 11-4-1982.
Clifford J. Payne and Esther Letitia Lawes Payne lived at 301 Ambergate Rd. by 1943. He was from Rochester and was the district manager for the General Baking Co. Mrs. Payne was born in Toronto and graduated from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester. She was an antique collector and dealer. The family moved to Marvelle Rd. in Lyndon by the early 50's, but were living again in DeWitt by 1955--at 26 Pebble HIll Rd., North. Mrs. Payne died on 11-8-1959, and Mr. Payne died 3-3-1977. Their children: James L. Payne, of DeWitt, Leslie L. Payne, of Fayetteville, Robert W. Payne, of Rockville, MD, and Thomas C. Payne, of DeWitt.
Robert G. Pease and Geraldine Mack Pease lived at 11 Drovers Lane. They purchased the home from Norman Slotnick in 1956. Mr. Pease was from Corning, NY, graduated from Syracuse University and was an architect with the firm of Sargent, Webster, and Folley. Mr. and Mrs. Pease live now in Canandaigua, NY. They have a daughter, Cynthia Ann Pease, born in January, 1954, who wed Gordon P. Hyatt, of Jamesville, in December, 1978, and three sons, Robert Pease, Jr., born in May, 1956, who is a dentist in Canandaigua, Greg Pease, born in November, 1958, and Christopher Pease.
Hermann Peil and Grace H. Peil lived at 215 Wellington Rd. by 1942. Mr. Peil was born on 7-5-1899, and was a foreman with the New York Telephone Co. Mrs. Peil was born on 5-2-1906, and the couple wed about 1929. They moved to Plant City, FL, and lived there when Mr. Peil died in March, 1972, and Mrs. Peil died in January, 1995. They had a son, and a daughter.
Carl M. Pelkowski and Anne Morris Pelkowski lived at 4 Drovers Lane. He was a fire lieutenant with the Syracuse Fire Department, and also served as a volunteer with the DeWitt fire department. Mrs. Pelkowski was the daughter of Frank and Margaret Morris who lived at 11 Pickwick Rd. (See their listing above.) The couple moved to Ocala, FL, in 1987, and Mr. Pelkowski died there on 11-7-2007. They had two children: Carol Anne Pelkowski, who was born 12-27-1956, and was a popular student at Jamesville-DeWitt when she died suddenly on 8-10-1974, and David P. Pelkowski, who was born in September, 1958, wed Grace Pelkowski, and is residing now in McKinney, TX. A. Howard Pellenz and Nancy Henney Pellenz lived at 406 Brampton Rd., having purchased the home in August, 1957. The couple later lived 20 years in Cazenovia. Mr. Pellenz was born on 5-16-1911, and graduated from Syracuse University in 1933. He retired in 1963 as an administrator with the Smith-Corona-Marchant Corp. Mr. Pellenz died 2-7-1989. Mrs. Pellenz, who was born in June, 1917, attended Syracuse University, and resides in Cazenovia. Their children: Laurie Pellenz Northrup, who lived in Cazenovia, and David H. Pellenz, who lived in Minoa.
George B. Peluso and Georgia Hirsch Peluso lived at 104 Pelham Rd. by 1942. Mr. Peluso was born on 7-26-1903, and was a native of Oswego. He graduated from Syracuse University's school of law in 1928, and was in practice in CNY for 48 years. Mr. Peluso served as president of the Onondaga County Bar Association. He died on 1-6-1976. Mrs. Peluso was born on 1-21-1907. She was a native of Cayuga County, and attended Cornell University. Mrs. Peluso moved to the Syracuse area in 1925, and later worked briefly as a legal stenographer. She died on 11-16-1981. They had Patricia Peluso, who wed Anthony DeAngelis, and lived in DeWitt.
Donald W. Perkins and Phyllis Woolsey Perkins lived at 210 Newfield Rd, by 1953. Mr. Perkins was an electrical engineer for the General Electric Co. Mrs. Perkins,who was born about 1923, earned her master's degree in nursing education from Syracuse University in 1952. She taught at the University's nursing school and at Cazenovia College, and served as the president of the board of the Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse. Their children: Diane Perkins, Karen Perkins, Janice Perkins, Douglas Perkins, and Linda Perkins.
Stanley W. Perkins and Mary L. Perkins lived at 5 Drovers Lane. Mr. Perkins is thought to have been from Massachusetts and to have worked in sales for the Goodyear Co. He died in January, 1981, in Shapleigh ME, where Mrs. Perkins still resides. Their son, John Perkins, was born in January, 1954, and a daughter, Merilee Perkins, is believed to have been born the following year.
Harold E. Perry and Grace I. Perry lived at 129 Orvilton Dr. by 1942, having lived earlier at 612 Glenwood Ave. in Syracuse. Mr. Perry was born in Homer, NY, on 8-15-1897. Mrs. Perry was also born about 1897, and the couple wed about 1918. Mr. Perry was a sales engineer for the Socony Vacuum Oil Co.
Herman Pesch and Maria "Ria" Helten Pesch lived at 105 Charing Rd. by 1942, having lived earlier at 504 S. Midler Ave. in Syracuse. By 1946, the family had moved to Fayetteville, and by 1953, they lived near Hannibal, NY. Mr. Pesch was born on 1-28-1903, and was a draftsman for the Continental Can Co. He served as the head of the school board in Hannibal. Mr. Pesch died in July, 1974, while residing in Valrico, FL. They had: Norman Pesch, who was born about 1937, Helga Pesch Garger, who wed Dr. Walter Garger, and lived briefly in Fayetteille, Rosemarie Anne Pesch, who was born about 1943, and attended the College of Misericordia, and another daughter, who was born in November, 1946.
Henry G. Peters and Elizabeth C. Peters lived at 18 Pickwick Rd. He was a tinsmith, a heating engineer and a hardware salesman who spent over 20 years with the Alexander Grant Co. He was a native of New York City, but had lived in the Syracuse area more than 40 years prior to his death on 9-6-1961, at age 85. The couple had one son, Otto H. Peters, who lived in Fayetteville.
Alver Edward Peterson and Mildred Larsen Peterson lived at 116 Downing Rd. by 1950. Mr. Peterson was born on 2-29-1904, in New Britain, CT. While in DeWitt, Mr. Peterson was the secretary-treasurer of the United Board and Carton Co. He had lived in Stratford, CT, for 12 years, and was retired from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., prior to his death on 9-1-1973. Their children: Donald A. Peterson, who lived in Columbus, GA, and Warren E. Peterson, who lived in Seattle, WA.
Eugene Forrest Peterson and Vera Peterson lived at 5 Pebble Hill Rd., North, by 1955. Mr. Peterson was the marketing manager for the General Electric Co. By 1957, the family had moved to Greenwich, CT, where Mr. Peterson became vice president of the International Telephone and Telegraph Co. Mr. Peterson died on 1-19-1977. They had: Janna Peterson, who graduated from Mount Holyoke College, wed Henry Harrison Hadley, Jr., in 1962, and lived in Norwich, NY.
Raymond A. Pfaff and Mary Pfaff lived at 300 Landsdowne Rd. by 1953, and later lived at 104 Bristol Rd. in Fayetteville. Mr. Pfaff was a mortgage solicitor for the Pomeroy Organization, Inc., and a real estate developer. Mrs. Pfaff was born 3-2-1911, and was a native of Stillwater, NY. The couple was living in St. Petersburg, FL, in September, 1989, when Mrs. Pfaff died in Cortland, NY, while traveling. They had: Joan Pfaff Cornett, who attended Cortland State College, and lived in NH.
Viola Smith Philbrook lived at 119 Fiordon Rd. by 1955. She lived with the family of her daughter, Mary Katherine Philbrook Torrens. Mrs. Philbrook was born 3-30-1893. She had lived previously in MA, and was the widow of Verne Haven Philbrook. Mr. Philbrook was born 7-17-1894, and was the owner of a prominent chain of Harvard-area cafeterias. The couple wed in Boston in 1917, and he died 6-22-1946. Mrs. Philbrook died on 3-22-1981. Their children: William Philbrook, who was born about 1918, Mary Katherine Philbrook Torrens, who was born about 1921, (see the Torrens' entry below), Verne H. Philbrook, Jr., who was born 6-29-25, wed Geraldine Brown on 6-8-1946, and died in NH in March, 1999, and George J. Philbrook, who was born about 1928, graduated from Tufts College, and served with the US Army in Korea.
Howard H. Phillips and Helen Stoughtenger Phillips lived at 206 Dewittshire, having bought the home in 1940. Mr. Phillips was a civil engineer with the NYS Highway Dept., and resided in Hinsmanville, NY, at his death on 5-15-1961.
Jack E. Phillips and Yvonne Miller Phillips lived at 110 Dunham Rd. by 1951. The family had lived previously in Washington, DC, and later would move to 30 Marvelle Rd. in Lyndon. Mr. Phillips was born about 1919, and was an electrical engineer for the General Electric Co. Mrs. Phillips, who was born about 1918, was an aqccomplished pianist. Their children: Dr. Harold M. Phillips, who was born about 1946, is a physician and theater owner, and lives in Blue Mountain Lake, NY, Dr. David J. Phillips, who was born about 1949, received a doctorate in biomedical engineering from Duke University in 1974, and taught at the University of Washington at his death on 6-15-1989, and Marilyn Yvonne Phillips, who was born in May, 1951, graduated from Keuka College, was a teacher, married Frederick Irwin Morey on 8-10-1974, and lived in Jamesville. Richard H. Pickett and Irene Pickett lived at 203 Orvilton Dr. by 1955. Mr. and Mrs. Pickett were both born in Bridgeport, CT, and came to CNY in 1953. Mr. Pickett was born 8-20-1907, and was a purchasing agent for the General Electric Co. He died in November, 1983. Mrs. Pickett was born in 1908, and died 1-2-1995. Their children: Susan Irene Pickett Saraceno, who attended Marymount College, and lived in DeWitt, and Dr. Richard L. Pickett, who was born about 1940, and is a dentist in Wellesley, MA.
Eli Seeber Pierce and Marjorie Dexter Pierce lived at 106 Downing Rd. by 1942, having lived previously in Whitesboro, NY. Mr. Pierce was a civil engineer for the Central NY Power Corp., and was the chief surveyor for its succesor company, Niagara Mohawk. He was born in Morrisville, NY, on 5-13-1896, and graduated from Clarkson College. Mr. Pierce died on 9-13-1954. Mrs. Pierce was born about 1895, and wed about 1925. They had: Robert Gordon Pierce, who was born in 1928, and lived in Boston.
Irving Arthur Pinchbeck and Anna Brown Payne Pinchbeck lived at 405 Landsdowne Rd. by 1942, having lived earlier in Queens, NY. Mr. Pinchbeck was born in NYC on 3-26-1892, and was a salesman for the Addressograph Corp. He died in Louisville, KY, in January, 1972. Mrs. Pinchbeck was born about 1893, and the couple wed on 6-25-1914. Their children: Dorothy Freida Pinchbeck, who was born about 1915, worked for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., married Richard Lowell Bonner, and lived in Louisville, and Ruth Audrey Pinchbeck, who was born about 1921.
Earl W. Pine and Carol E. Twatchtman Pine lived at 48 Wexford Rd. He was a native of Queens, NY, and graduated from Queens College. After WWII service as a pilot he joined the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. He retired in NJ in 1987 as a regional manager after 42 years with the company. Mrs. Pine died in January, 1990, and Mr. Pine died 1-7-1999. They had Marilyn Pine, and Dick Pine.
Floyd A. Piron and Gladys Merwin Piron lived at 206 Landsdowne Rd. by 1942, having lived previously on Parkside Ave. in Syracuse. Mr. Piron was born 8-21-1899, and grew up on a farm north of Manlius. He was the sales manager for the Spinney Co., and died in May, 1972, while living in Baldwinsville. Mrs. Piron was born about 1900, and the couple wed about 1921. They had: Janet M. Piron.
Mario Pizio and Vivian Pizio lived at 104 Dunham Rd. by 1943. The couple moved to FL where Mrs. Pizio died in June, 1967, and Mr. Pizio died in July, 1969. Their children: Barbara Anne Pizio, and Richard Pizio.
Robert H. Platt and Colette G. Platt moved to 100 Ambergate Rd, about 1955. Mr. Platt was the finance manager for General Electric. Mrs. Platt was born in Chelsea, MA, She graduated from Wheelock College, Lowell State Teachers College, and the New York School of Interior Design with a certificate as an interior designer. The couple lived in New Canaan, CT. They were winter residents of Vero Beach, FL beginning in 1989, and moved there permanently in 2002. Mrs. Platt died 1-17-2006, in Vero Beach, at age 88. Their children: J. Garry Platt of Marathon, FL, Laura Platt Perry of Midlothian, VA, and Marion Platt of Chicago.
Julius Pomarici and Barbara Pomarici lived on Genesee St. by 1942. Mr. Pomarici was born 5-31-1912, and was a field clerk for the Metropolitan Insurance Co. Mr. Pomarici died 10-27-2002, while residing in East Brunswick, NJ. They had a daughter.
Theodore Law Poole, and Agnes Bolenis Poole lived at 5272 Jamesville Rd. by 1953. Mr. Poole was born about 1883, and graduated from Syracuse University's law school in 1906. The couple wed about 1910. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Poole served as justice of the peace. He was the son of Theodore Lewis Poole, who represented the area in Congress from 1894 to 1896, and Carrie Law Poole. Mrs. Poole, a native of Brooklyn, was a graduate of the Conservatory of Music at the University
of Chicago. Mr. Poole died 12-7-1963, and Mrs. Poole died 10-30-1966. Their children: Col. Theodore Poole, Jr., who was born about 1910, earned a master's degree in school administration from Syracuse University in 1934, served in the US Army, and lived in DelRay Beach, FL, at his death on 9-27-1987, Robert W. Poole, who was born about 1914, and lived in Hialeah, FL, Ernest B. Poole, who was born about 1916, was an accountant for the Elliot Ticket Co., and resided in Concord, NH, at his death on 10-11-1998, and Sherman B. Poole, who was born 1-23-1920, married Anna Quimby about 1953, was a free lance photographer and self-employed salesman, and resided in Jamesville at his death on 11-4-2003.
William H. "Tom" Potts and Ruth M. Potts lived at 308 Jamesville Rd. by 1942. and at 125 Ambergate Rd. by 1953. Mr. Potts was a native of Rochester and served in the Navy after World War I. He lived in Syracuse, DeWitt, and Fayetteville most of his life, and retired in 1965 after 23 years with the Kemper Insurance Co., where he was an audit manager. Mr. Potts was an active member and assistant fire chief of the DeWitt fire department. Mrs. Potts was born in Medina, NY, about 1900, and wed about 1922. She died on 9-7-1975. Mr. Potts died 1-12-1990 at 87. They had: Robert G. Potts, who was born about 1924, and served in the USN during WWII, and Donald Richard Patten, who was also known as Donald R. Potts, was born about 1929, was a USN officer and a 1951 graduate of Syracuse University. On 6-30-1956, he wed Susan Edith Hamilton, the daughter of Calvin Hamilton, long time DeWitt town supervisor, and they live in Lyndon.
Winford Warfield "Win" Power and Sue Owen Power lived at 109 Charing Rd. by 1942, having lived before at 828 Ackerman Ave. in Syracuse. Mr. Power was born on 9-12-1899. He had a lifelong interest in sports, and officiated at high chool and college games. Mr. Power sold cars, owned a garage at the corner of Forman St. and Genesee St. in Syracuse, and later owned the Power House of Liquors in Shoppingtown. Mrs. Power was born 5-5-1896, and the couple wed in 1929. Mr. Power died 7-19-1964. Mrs. Power moved to CA, and was residing in Thousand Oaks at her death in July, 1982. They had: Susan Power, who wed Bruce Miller, and lived in Clinton, NY.
Raymond R. Pozzo and Helen Pozzo lived on Genesee St. by 1942. In July, 1946, they legally changed their family name to Wells. (See the entry for the Raymond Wells family below.)
Sturtevant "Sturdy" Pratt and Florence Fabian Barry Pratt lived at 401 Brampton Dr. by 1955. Mr. Pratt was born in Syracuse on 8-29-1905. He first married Hazel Wells Pratt, of Scottsville, NY. He was a graduate of Syracuse University and they wed on 6-15-1929, five days following his graduation. The couple initially lived at 118 Trinity Place in Syracuse, and later at 205 Clinton St., and 311 Washington St. in Fayetteville. Mr. Pratt retired in 1988 as owner and operator of Pratt Printing Co. At some point Mr. and Mrs. Pratt divorced, and Hazel Pratt was residing in Cleveland, NY, at her death on 1-11-1988. Mr. Pratt later wed Florence Pratt, a native of Schenectady. The second Mrs. Pratt was the widow of Edward Barry, by whom she had Doris Barry, and Jean Cook. Florence Pratt died on 3-6-1983. Doris Barry wed Dominic G. Celi, a prominent builder, about 1948, and they lived in the Syracuse area. Mr. Pratt was married to Virginia C. Pratt, and residing at 213 Sherbrooke Road, in Manlius, at his death on 3-20-1999, at age 93. Sturtevant and Hazel Pratt had: Shirley A. Miles of Sherwood, AR, and Helen Frances Pratt, who married George Robert Day on 8-21-1948, and lived in Cleveland, NY.
Albert R. Predmore and Edith Muir Predmore lived at 227 Wellington Rd. by 1942. Mr. Predmore was born 2-17-1894. He was the comptroller of the Prosperity Co., a manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment. Mr. Predmore was a 30 year resident of DeWitt and died at home on 4-8-1967. Mrs. Predmore died 8-30-1971 while living in Nanuet, NY. Their children: Albert M. Predmore, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1961 and received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963, retired as the senior vice-president of the Irwin Franchise Capital Corp., and lives now in Nanuet, and Linda Predmore Sorrell, a former science teacher at Jamesville-DeWitt school, who lives now in Bergenfield, NJ.
Richard R. Prewitt and Rose Prewitt lived at 23 Wexford Rd. He was a member of the USA and had attained the rank of Lt. Colonel while living in DeWitt Acres. The couple purchased the home new in May, 1952, from Clark Real Estate Co. He was transferred from the area a year later, after he earned an MBA from Syracuse University. Col. Prewitt died in Austin, TX, on 12-9-1996. They had two sons, Richard Prewitt, and Keith Prewitt.
Everett B. Price and Muriel W. Price lived at 300 Wellington Rd. by 1933, having rented another home in Dewittshire for the previous year. Prior to coming to Syracuse, Mr. Price was a fireman in Worchester, MA, and a policeman in Upton, MA. In DeWitt he was a supervisor with the American Surety Co. Mr. Price was also one of the founders of the DeWitt fire department and was its first elected chief, serving from 1933 to 1967. Mrs. Price was a native of Southbridge, MA, and came to the Syracuse area in 1930. Mr. Price died 11-28-1976. Mrs. Price died at home in Dewittshire on 7-26-1984, at the age of 85. They had two children: Susan Price Lang, who was born in 1933, wed Herbert Lang, and lives in the family home in DeWitt, where she has lived her entire life, and Dr. Peter E. Price, of Andover, MA, who graduated from MIT, and worked as a metallurgist. Roy A. Price and Frances Becker Price lived at 213 Wellington Rd. by 1942. Mr. Price was born in Chicago. He was a graduate of the University of Chicago and received his master's and doctoral degrees from Harvard University. Mrs. Price was a native of Cooperstown, NY. She was a graduate of Wellesley College and an active volunteer for the American Red Cross. Early in his career Dr. Price taught history and government at Culver Military Academy. Later he headed the social science department at Syracuse University, and was instrumental in the development of their unique social science doctoral program. After retiring, Dr. Price took over the reins of Onondaga Community College as its interim president, serving from 1973 to 1975. Mrs. Price died of smoke inhalation on 2-22-1964 in an early morning fire that gutted the Price home. Dr. Price subsequently wed Mrs. Polly Butler Cummins on 1-26-1966. He died at home in Dewittshire on 5-25-1995. The second Mrs. Price wed Dr. Eric F. Gardner, a retired psychology professor. He died 9-26-2002, at age 89, and Polly Gardner still resides in Dewittshire. Roy and Frances Price had David A. Price, who graduated from Syracuse University in 1963 and lives in Cape Charles, VA, and James Price, of Malibu, CA.
John T. Prior and Elizabeth Titus Troy "Liz" Prior lived at 212 Haddonfield Dr. by 1952. Dr. Prior was born in St. Albans, VT, about 1917. He earned his doctorate from the medical college at the University of Vermont. Dr. Prior was a highly decorated veteran of WWII, serving in the ETO. He studied pathology in Binghamton, where he met Mrs. Prior, and they wed about 1948. Dr. Prior was a professor of pathology at Upstate Medical Center. He retired there in 1971, and became the laboratory director of Community General Hospital until 1987. Dr. Prior authored over 80 articles in medical journals., and was the president of the Onondaga County Medical Society. The couple was residing in Manlius at his death on 11-23-2007, at age 90. Mrs. Prior was born in Binghampton, NY, and was a graduate of Wellesley College. She died at the Nottinghman in Jamesville on 2-2-2012. Their children: Anne Prior, who wed Dr. Chris Stringer, and lives in Manlius, Polly Prior, who married Alec Beeson, and lives in Bucksport, ME, John Prior, Jr., who was born in September, 1952, wed Angie Prior, and lives in San Diego, CA, Dr. Thomas Prior, who married Coleen Prior, and resides in Columbus, OH, Jeffrey Prior, who resides in Springfield, MA, and Col. Timothy Prior, who wed Martina Prior, and lives in Anchorage, AK.
Donald C. Puffet and Kathryn Ann Schemel Puffet lived at 20 Pickwick Rd. Mrs. Puffet was a graduate of Indiana University and taught in Baldwinsville before their marriage. Mr. Puffet was a native of Marcellus and served with the Coast Guard during WWII. He later worked for the Internal Revenue Bureau before operating a Shell gas station in DeWitt. The couple divorced about 1970. She later wed William E. Harter and taught physical education for the East Syracuse-Minoa schools. She was still residing on Pickwick Rd. at her death on 5-23-2001. Mr. Puffet retired in 1981 as a diesel mechanic at GE, and lived in Camillus for ten years before his death on 4-3-1997. The Puffets had a son, Donald Peter Puffet, who wed Marie-Celeste Scully on 4-13-1973.
Emmet J. Pyper and Margaret O'Leary Pyper lived at 210 Landsdowne Dr. by 1942, having previously lived in Albany. Mr. Pyper was born on 12-23-1888, and was the manager of the Armour Packing Co. office in Syracuse. Mrs. Pyper was born in Glens Falls, NY, about 1923, and the couple wed there on 6-14-1917. She served on the board of education and was active in civil defense efforts. The couple moved to Los Gatos, CA, in May,1955, and were there at Mr. Pyper's death on 7-6-1974. They had: Mary G. "Polly" Pyper, who was born about 1919, served in the WAAC during WWII, and resided in Los Gatos before her death, and Peter Emmet Pyper, who was born about 1923, served in the USN during the War, married Esther Helin on 11-22-1952, worked for the Tide Water Oil Co., and resided in San Francisco.
Ernest Richard Quade and Helen Worden Quade lived at 4241 Genesee St. by 1942, having lived earlier in Manlius. Mr. Quade was born 12-28-1889, in Meriden, CT. He was superintendent of the Precision Castings Co. Mr. Quade died at home on 1-28-1946, after a heart attack while shoveling heavy snow. By 1955, Mrs. Quade, who was born about 1892, was living in Capistrano Beach, CA.
Patsy Quadrini and Luigia "Gina" Quadrini lived on Jamesville Rd. by 1953. Mr. Quadrini was born on 1-31-1904, and worked at the Solvay Process Co. in Jamesville. Mr. Quadrini died in December, 1981. Mrs. Quadrini was born 6-17-1910, and died on 8-23-2006, at age 96. Their children: Albert Quadrini, who wed Jean Quadrini, and lived in Jamesville, Pat Quadrini, of Port St. Lucie, FL, Rita Quadrini, who was married to Carl Bjork, and lives now in West Palm Beach, FL, and Dr. Gloria Quadrini, a retired educator, who lives in Manlius.
Walter C. Quinell and Lucille Williams Quinell lived at 3827 Genesee St. by 1953, and later at 4781 Lawndale Rd., on Onondaga Hill. Mr. Quinell was born in 1928 and was a trucker. Mrs. Quinell was born about 1923, and retired in 1988, after 20 years as a switchboard operator at Community-General Hospital. She died in November, 1989. Their children: Kathleen Quinell Kaplan, who lived in Scotch Plains, NJ, Susan Quinell, of Odessa, NY, Cynthia Quinell, who lived in Liverpool, and Deborah Quinell, Walter Quinell, Jr., and Sandra Quinell Carter, who all resided in Syracuse.
Robert F. Quinlan and Genevieve M. Killion Quinlan lived at 146 Jamesville Rd., having purchased the home in 1952. Mr. Quinlan was a salesman for Fay-Sullivan, Inc., and, with his brother, John Thomas Quinlan, operated a firm which represented electrical manufacturing companies in Syracuse. Mrs. Quinlan was born 2-3-1921, in Watertown, CT. She was a branch manager for the Lincoln Bank. She retired after 25 years of service, and died on 10-30-2011. Mrs. Quinlan was previously married to Henry P. Killion, by whom she had: Henry Patrick Killion, who graduated from Buena Vista College, wed Susan Ellen Riordan Cucinelli on 9-21-1996, was a chemist in Bolton, MA, and retired to Rotonda West, FL, and Gerald Richard Killion, who graduated from Eastern Oregon College, wed Judy Ann Burrows in 1970, was a banker, and lives in DeWitt.
Thomas F. Quinlan and Pauline Quinlan lived at 220 Wellington Rd. by the early 1940's. They owned and operated the Ben Franklin store on S. Salina St. in Syracuse. Mr. Quinlan died about 1942. They had a son, Thomas Quinlan.
Francis J. Quinn and Mary Quinn lived at 124 Orvilton Dr. by 1942. Mr. Quinn was a mortician for the Harts Funeral Home. Their children: C. Barry Quinn, who married Marla H. Quinn, and lives in Skaneateles, and Mary Elizabeth Quinn.
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