New York Obituaries - June 8, 1918

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New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 1918, Page 11

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John R. Bartlett Dead

Organizer of Many Big Corporations Dies at Monroe, N.Y., at 79

John R. Bartlett, some years ago a prominent figure in financial circles as an organizer of corporations, died on Tuesday at his home in Monroe, N.Y., in his eightieth year. Mr. Bartlett retired from active business in 1907, after the financial crisis. For thirty years before that he had been identified with many corporations, notably the British Oil and Cake Company, Limited, which he organized. This company embraced twenty-eight mills and twelve refineries of cottonseed and linseed oil and cake in Great Britain. This was the first large industrial combination organized in Great Britain or Europe by an American.

Jerome H. Eddy

Jerome H. Eddy, one of the oldest theatrical press agents in America, died yesterday morning at his home, 369 First Street, Brooklyn. Mr. Eddy, who was 83 years of age, had been ill for several weeks, following an accident, in which his leg was injured.

Mr. Eddy had been a press agent for more than forty years, and had continued at his work up to the time of his accident. He had done press work for Booth and Barrett, Mlle. Rhea, Joseph Jefferson, and many other stage stars. He was also the co-author of "The Village Postmaster," a drama produced a number of years ago.

Dr. J. Hervey Buchanan

Dr. J. Hervey Buchanan, 47 years old, died at his home in North Plainfield, N.J., last night following a blood transfusion made in an effort to save his life. He was a graduate of Peddie Institute, Princeton University, and Jefferson Medical College, and had practiced in Plainfield, N.J., since 1808. He was a member of several fraternal organizations, and composed a book of marches used in the degree work of the Knights of the Golden Eagle. Dr. Buchanan was a member of the American Medical Society, the Somerset County Medical Society, and the medical staff of the Muhlenberg Hospital of Plainfield.

William Herbert

William Herbert, head of the brokerage firm of William Herbert & Co., died yesterday at his home, 434 West Twenty-second Street, in his sixty-sixth year. Mr. Herbert attended New York University and then entered business as a member of the firm of Corlies, Macy & Co., stationers. He entered the brokerage business twenty years ago, and in 1908 formed the firm of which he was the head at the time of his death. Mr. Herbert was a member of The Players, Stock Exchange Luncheon, and other clubs. He is survived by his wife and four sons, Lieutenant Wyman Drummond Herbert of the 105th Artillery, William Hedenberg Herbert, Lieutenant Philip Sidney Herbert, and Ensign James Herbert, U.S.N.

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Obituary Notes

James Campion, 81 years old, was found dead yesterday afternoon in his home, Jamaica, L.I.

George O. Smith, 36 years old, a real estate dealer in Brooklyn, died on Thursday at his home, 254 Cooper Street, Brooklyn.

Mrs. Genevieve Schaefer, 44 years old, wife of John A. Schaefer, died at her Summer home in Bayville, L.I., on Thursday.

Dennis O'Shea, for forty-six years employed by the Lackawanna Railroad, died on Thursday at his home in Washington, N.J. He was 74 years old.

Mrs. Sophia Virginia Beach, widow of Ottol Bluhm of Nutley, N.J., died on Thursday night at her home. Because of the war she had taken legal means to assume her maiden name of Beach.

Mrs. Sarah Levy, wife of Morse Levy, a cigar manufacturer, and a resident of Brooklyn nearly all her lifetime, died at her home, 3,120 Clarendon Road, Flatbush, on Thursday. She was born in England sixty-one year ago.

Mrs. Frances Susanna Abbott, wife of Dr. Francis Spalding Abbott, a retired physician, who is nephew of the Rev. Dr. Lyman Abbott, died at her Summer home is Lake Placid, N.Y., on Thursday. She was in her seventy-second year.

William John Colby, for many years with H. B. Claflin & Co. and a member of Tyrian Lodge, No. 618, F. and A. M., and Morton Commandery, No. 4, Knights Templars, died on Wednesday at his home, 458 Miller Avenue, Brooklyn, aged 54 years.

Mrs. Freda Staples, a former actress and mother of Eva Staples, who is a member of the "Do Your Bit" company, now playing in Chicago, died in St. Joseph's Hospital on Thursday, and the funeral services will be held this afternoon in the chapel at 712 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn. She was 37 years old and the widow of Albert Staples.

Mrs. Jane C. Hobley, a widow of Albert Hobley, who was a manufacturer of silk ribbons and women's dress trimmings, died on Thursday at her home, 110 Wilson Street, Brooklyn, aged 86 years. Mrs. Hobley was the oldest member of Calvary P. E. Church. She is survived by a son, Alfred T. Hobley, who was Sheriff of Kings County in 1908 and 1909, and a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Fee.

James Gelson, for forty-four years in the employ of The Brooklyn Eagle and for many years foreman of the cylinder press-room of the job department of that paper, died yesterday at his residence, 240 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn. He was 50 years old. His father, the late Patrick J. Gelson, had also been employed on The Eagle for fifty-one years. Mr. Gelson was one of the organizers of the International Printing and Pressmen's Union and Secretary and Treasurer of the Old-Time Printers' Association. He was a Past Regent of De Witt Clinton Council, No. 419, R. A.

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Abbott - At her Summer home, Lake Placid, N.Y., on Thursday, June 6, 1918, Francis S. Abbott, in the 72d year of her age. Funeral services at the Lefferts Place Chapel, 86 Lefferts Place, near Grand Av., Brooklyn, on Saturday, June 8, at 2:30 P.M.

Adams - George Theodore, June 6, in his 52d year. Funeral services 2 P.M. Saturday, June 8, at his late residence, 184 6th Av., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Baldwin - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, Sarah H. Baldwin. Funeral service at her late residence, 804 West 55th St., Sunday evening, June 9, at 9 o'clock. Interment at Hopewell, N.J., Monday.

Beach - Suddenly, at her residence, Nutley, N.J., on June 6, 1918, Sophia Virginia Beach, daughter of the late Sophia Virginia Hall and William N. Beach. Funeral at her late residence on Saturday, June 8, at 2 P.M.

Bender - Mrs. Walter Bender, (nee Henschel,) June 6, 1918. Funeral services from her late residence, 36 Morningside Av., Saturday evening, June 8, at 8 o'clock.

Benjamin - June 7, aged 68 years, Benjamin, beloved brother of Bertha and Harriet. Relatives, friends, and members of Mount Vernon Lodge, No. 71, Free Sons of Israel, are invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, 60 West 180th St., on Monday, June 10, 10 A.M.

Burdick - William Russell, on June 6, 1918, at his residence, 2,193 Creston Av., Bronx, beloved husband of Elizabeth Lang, entered into eternal rest. Funeral services Saturday evening, June 8, at 8 o'clock. Interment Troy, N.Y.

Colby - William J., on June 5, 1918. Funeral services at his late residence, 458 Miller Av., Brooklyn, on Friday, June 7, at 8:30 A.M. Hudson and Poughkeepsie papers please copy.

Cruikshank - On Wednesday, June 5, 1918, at Los Angeles, Cal., Laura S., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y.; daughter of the late John and Matilda J. Cruikshank. Interment at Los Angeles.

Danziger - Moses Lewis Danziger, beloved husband of Rebecca and father of Moses J., Joseph, William, Charles, Estelle, and Mrs. Jennie Katz, on June 6. Funeral services Sunday, June 9, at 10 A.M., from his late residence, 601 West 141st St.

Eddy - Jerome H. Services The Funeral Church, Broadway, 66th St., (Frank E. Campbell's,) Monday, 2 P.M.

Eytel - Lillian C., wife of William Eytel and daughter of William H. and Sarah Beaumont of Ridgefield Park, N.J. Funeral services at her late home, Maple Av., Morsemere, N.J., Sunday afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Interment private, at Woodlawn.

Fisher - On June 6, 1918, Minerva G., widow of the late Alexander Fisher, age 71 years. Funeral services at her late residence, 452 Herkimer St., Brooklyn, Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.

Ganz - On June 6, Mina, beloved wife of Louis Ganz. Funeral services Sunday, June 9, at 10 A.M., at 247 West 133d, N.Y.

Gould - At Liberty, N.Y,, on June 6, 1918, Joseph Gould, age 36, beloved husband of Essie Gould and father of Marvin S. Gould. Funeral from chapel of H. Meyers & Co., 228 Lenox Av., Sunday, 10 A.M.

Grant - Lieutenant Duncan Ross, 148th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Forces, son of David C. and Gertrude H. Grant, suddenly, in France, May 31, 1918, in the 21st year of his age.

Haight - On Thursday, June 6, in her 98th year, Eliza C., wife of the late Emmon K. Haight. Funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charles J. Covenhoven, Crestwood, N.Y., Sunday, June 9, 2:30 P.M. Carriages will meet train leaving Grand Central Station, Harlem Division, at 1:35 P.M.

Haviland - At Montclair, N.J., Friday, June 7, 1918, Florence May Haviland. Funeral services at her late residence, 40 Harrison Av., Saturday, June 8, at 4 P.M. Kindly omit flowers.

Herbert - William Herbert, son of the late Daniel and Margaret Hedenberg Herbert, husband of Katherine Wyman Drummond and father of Lieutenant Wyman Drummond, William Hedenberg of Detroit, Lieutenant Philip Sidney, and Ensign James Drummond, entered into rest in the 66th year of his age on June 7. Funeral from his late residence, 434 West 22d St., on Sunday afternoon, June 9, at 2:30. Interment private.

Hermann - Henrietta, (nee Tim,) on June 6, wife of Max Hermann, mother of Seymour, Hilda, and Fannie Tobias. Funeral from her late resdence, 3,131 Broadway, Sunday morning, June 9, 10:30 o'clock. Philadelphia papers please copy.

Irving - Suddenly, on June 6, 1918, Robert Walling, dearly beloved husband of Martha Robinson Irving andf beloved son of Elizabeth Greacen Irving and the late James Irving. Funeral services at his late residence, Carlisle, Penn., on Sunday at 5 P.M.

Kenny - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, Mary Louise Long, wife of the late Joseph R. Kenny. Funeral service at her late residence, 3,495 Broadway, near 143d St., on Saturday, June 8, at 1:30 P.M. Interment at convenience of family.

Levi - On June 7, at his residence, 224 East 68th St., Michael, beloved husband of Lina and devoted father of Linda Roos, Florence Fuld, Rena Gilbert, and Alexander Levi. Funeral services on Sunday at 10:30 A.M.

Levy - On June 6, Sarah, beloved wife of Morse Levy, in her 62d year. Funeral services from her late residence, 3,120 Clarendon Road, Brooklyn, Sunday, June 9, at 2 P.M. Interment Washington Cemetery.

McFadden - On June 7, 1918, Hugh McFadden, beloved husband of the late Margaret Costello. Funeral from his late residence, 120 White St., on Monday, June 10, at 10 A.M. Solemn requiem mass at St. Andrew's Church, Duane St. and City Hall Place. Interment Calvary Cemetery.

McKeown - June 5, Sydney E., beloved wife of James McKeown, aged 43. Funeral services at her late residence, 829 9th Av., Saturday evening, 8 o'clock.

Martin - Cornelia Lawrence, widow of Matthias Lee Baker Martin, at her home, 28 West 96th St., on Friday, June 7. Funeral private.

Mead - At Latonah, N.Y., Friday afternoon, June 7, 1918, Charles Grant Mead. Funeral services at the First Presbyterian Church, Katonah, N.Y., Monday afternoon, June 10, at 2:45 o'clock. Interment Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Kisco, N.Y.

Miller - On Friday, June 7, 1918, Mary E. Miller, (nee Rigney.) Funeral from her late residence, 24 St. Francis Place, Brooklyn, on Monday, June 10, 10:30 A.M.

Muller - Ernest, Thursday, June 6, at his residence, 139 42d St., Corona, L.I. Masonic service by Sylvan Grove Lodge, Saturday, June 8, at 8:30 P.M., at his late residence.

Norris - On Friday, June 7, 1918, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. E. G. Welch, 112 Prospect Place, Rutherford, N.J., Isabella Norris. Funeral services Sunday afternoon, June 9, at 4 o'clock.

Oberhaus - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, after a brief illness, Antonia Oberhaus, age 43 years, of 351 East 58th St., beloved wife of J. C. Oberhaus. Funeral from Conrad J. Becker's Funeral Chapel, 936 1st Av., near 51st St., on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Califnornia papers please copy.

Pirnie - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, James Pirnie, beloved husbad of Henrietta Pirnie. Services at his late home, 373 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday, June 8, at 8 o'clock. Interment private.

Rankin - In London, May 12, 1918, Henry, son of the late James Murdoch and Anna Evelina Rankin of New York.

Sanford - On June 6, 1918, Minnie A., wife of the late Dr. Edward A. Sanford. Funeral services on Sunday, June 9, at 4:30 P.M., at 65 Circuit Road, New Rochelle, N.Y. Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery.

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Smith - Suddenly, in France, Sunday, May 26, Halliday Spencer, second son of Spencer C. and Harriette H. Smith. Memorial service Grace Church, Nyack, N.Y., Sunday, June 9, 3:30 P.M. Train leaves Erie Station, Jersey City, 12:15 P.M.

Smith - At Newark, N.J., on Friday, June 7, 1918, Joanna Davis, widow of Frederick Hoffman Smith, jr. Funeral services will be held at her late home, 821 Mt. Prospect Av., Newark, on Sunday, June 9, at 5 P.M.

Swiggett - Horace H. For information refer to The Funeral Church, Broadway, 66th St., (Frank Campbell's.)

Tate - On Friday, June 7, 1918, William H. Tate, of 1,468 Dean St., Brooklyn, beloved husband of Winifred C. Tate, in his 71st year. Funeral services at the Lefferts Place Chapel, (Fairchild Sons,) 86 Lefferts Place, between Grand and Classen Avs., on Sunday, June 9, at 3 P.M.

Varick - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, Grace F., widow of Dr. William Varick of Jersey City. Funeral services at August Eickelberg's Funeral Parlors, 934 8th A., near 55th St., on Sunday, June 9, at 2:30 o'clock.

Vinton - On June 7, 1918, at his home in Indianapolis, in his 69th year, Merrick E. Vinton, formerly of New York.

Wicks - Suddenly, on June 6, 1918, Jacob Wicks, jr. Funeral services will be held from his late residence, The Loon??, 701 Madison Av., on Saturday morning, June 8, at 10:30 o'clock.

Wilhelm - Walter Ernest, Wagoner of the 58th Artillery, at sea on the way to France on May 15, 1918, in his 21st year. Funeral services at 1 P.M. Sunday, June 9, at Masonic Temple, East 240th St., Woodlawn, New York City.

Alleva - Anthony, 268 East 96th St., June 6.

Bocca - Albert, Roosevelt Hospital, June 6.

Bossert - Frederick W., 1,310 Boston Road, June 6. Funeral tomorrow, 2 P.M.

Brown - John, 653 West 187th St., June 6, aged 58.

Buckridge - Bridget, 426 West 163d St., June 6. Funeral notice later.

Buskow - Samuel, 228 East 99th St., June 5.

Cohn - Sarah, 172 East 89th St., June 6, aged 60.

Cullen - William, 694 Easgle Av., Bronx, June 5. Funeral today.

Dalton - Joseph, Bellevue Hospital, June 6, aged 23.

Donovan - Thomas, 404 West 56th St., June 5, aged 73.

Duffy - Michael, 335 East 23d St., June 6, aged 46.

Ellis - Lotty, 229 West 62d St., June 5, aged 39.

Fee - Thomas, 229 West 62d St., June 5, aged 68.

Foley - Elizabeth, 208 East 26th St., June 5, aged 44.

Gillen - Jane, 204 8th Av., June 6. Funeral today, 9:45 A.M.

Leff - Samuel, 456 East 138th St., June 6.

Long - Lena, 235 2d Av., June 5, aged 25.

Lowenthal - Morris, 138 East 94th St., June 5, aged 70.

Lynch - James, Metropolitan Hospital, June 6, aged 46.

McBride - John, 845 Columbus Av., June 6, aged 59.

McCoart - John J., 88 Amsterdam Av., June 6. Funeral tomorrow, 2 P.M.

Martin - Andrea, 308 E. 105th St., June ?

Mira - Antonia E., 151 Wast 26th St., June 6.

Montana - Fortunato, 2,608 Lafontaine Av., Bronx, June 6. Funeral tomorrow, 2 P.M.

Montanari - Frances, 515 West 41st St., June 6, aged 36.

Murray - Mary, 214 East 36th St., June 6. Funeral today, 9:30 A.M.

Pilkington - Bridget, 338 East 139th St., June 5. Funeral today, 8:30 A.M.

Preisch - Jane C., 551 West 190th St., June 6.

Reifel - Joseph C., 268 West 134th St., June 6. Funeral tomorrow, 1:30 P.M.

Savage - Bernard, 264 West ?7th St., June 5.

Thompson - Gilbert H., Glenmore Hotel, June 6, aged 46.

Timm - Henry, 458 West 146th St., June 5, aged 71.

Upton - Bartholomew, 23 Chatham Square, June 6, aged 75.

Vitanza - Leonarda, 313 East 60th St., June 6, aged 64.

Wasser - Philip, 130 East 104th St., June 6.

Wilssen - Rebecca, 306 Delancey St., June 5, aged 68.

Young - Daniel, 443 West 49th St., June 6. Funeral tomorrow, 1:30 P.M. >Brooklyn

Barton - James S., jr., 1,??? Stephen St., June 5, aged 4. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

Beyer - Dorothea, 253 71st St., June 6, aged 76. Funeral services today.

Brady - Anna M., 3,122 Snyder A., June 7. Funeral tomorrow.

Brockmann - Joan, 102 Cyress Av., June 5.

Butera - Pellegrino, 14 16th St., June 5.

Conklin - Catherine, St. Joseph's Hospital, June 5.

Gelson - James, 240 Gates Av., June 7, aged 59.

Hansen - Harry, 230 East 119th St., June 5.

Hodge - Robert J., 126 Hoyt St., June 5. Funeral today, 10 A.M.

Kirchoff - Margaret, 245 Pearl St., June 6. Funeral service today.

McCarthy - Felix J., 5 Cornelia St., June 5. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

Myers - Thomas, 53 Nostrand Av., June 6. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

O'Brien - Catherine, 632 Hicks St., June 6. Funeral June 10, 10 A.M.

Rand - Salina M., 437 Fenimore St., June 6, aged 9. Funeral service today.

Schmeelk - William M., ? Durland Place, June 7. Funeral June 10, 3 P.M.

Seavers - Mary E., 43 Dufield St., June 5.

Smith - George A., 254 Cooper St., June 6. Funeral service tomorrow, 3 P.M.

Tate - William H., June 7, aged 71. Funeral 86 Lefferts Place, tomorrow, ? P.M.

Wolf - Christian J., 257 Cornelia St., June 6, aged 48?.

Zorn - Anna, 341 11th St., June 6, aged 79. Funerl June 10, 9:30 A.M. >Hoboken, Jersey City, and Newark

Bonnell - Margaret, 272 Monticello Av., Jersey City, June 5.

Doderer - Frank J., Vroom St., Jersey City, June 5. Funeral today, 9 A.M.

Dolan - William F., 369 8th St., Jersey City, June 5, aged 17. Funeral today, 9:30 A.M..

Donahue - Bridget, 727 Washington St., Hoboken, June 5.

Hauch - Albert J., 40 Lexington St., Newark, June 5.

Heflich - George C., 67 Poplar St., Jersey City, June 5, aged 43. Funeral today, 1 P.M.

Hutcheson - Mary, 709 S?? St., West Hoboken, June 5, aged 55.

Isler - John J., 520 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, June 4. Funeral private.

Lowassey - Helen, 717 Union St., West Hoboken, June 4, aged 2.

McDonough - John, 195 Montgomery St., Jersey City, June 5.

MacFarlane - Duncan, 727 Springfield Av., Newark, June 5, aged 60. Funeral today.

Mackey - Anna E., 286 North 6th St., Newark, June 6. Funeral today, 2:30 P.M.

Peia - Josephine, 815 Sip St., West Hoboken, June 5, aged 37. Funeral today, 9 A.M.

Reilly - Luke, 204 Hawthorne Av.,Newark, June 5.

Schaub - Mary, 124 South 7th St., Newark, June 5. Funeral today, 9 A.M.

Spring - Edmund H., 1,127 Surmull Av., Jersey City Heights, June 5, aged 41.

Ward - John M., 136 Union St., Newark, June 5. Funeral private.

Williamson - Mary E., 43 Palisade Av., West Hoboken, June 4, aged 92. >In Memoriam

Ackermann - Bernard L., June 8, 1901. Wait for me.     Marie

Burke - In Loving memory of my husband, Dr. Franklin Burke, who passed away June 8, 1917.     Helen Burke.

Siegfried - Memorial services for Frederick H. Siegfried will be held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lincoln Adams, 32 Llewellyn Road, Montclair, N.J., Sunday, June 9, 2:30 P.M.

Sohmer - In loving memory of Hugo Sohmer, who passed away June 8, 1913.

Blake - The Rev. William L., mass St. Vincent's Home, Brooklyn, today, 9 A.M.

Daniels - Charles J., mass St. Patrick's Church, Brooklyn, today, 8 A.M.

Delaney - Daniel F., mass St. Columbia's Church, Newark, today, 8 A.M.

Heagney - Patrick, mass St. Francis de Sales Church, today, 9 A.M.

Hemming - Dorothy M., mass Queen of All Saints' Church, Brooklyn, today, 8 A.M. >Unveiling

Steinberg - The unveiling of the monument erected to the memory of the late Daniel Steinberg will take place Sunday. June 16, at 2:30 P.M., at Union Fields Cemetery. In case of rain postponed to the following Sunday.

Weil - The unveiling of the monument to the memory of the late Jonas Weil will take place, weather permitting, on Sunday, June 9, at 10:30 A.M., at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Zimmerman - Dedication of monument in memory of Morris Zimmerman, beloved husband of Henrietta Zimmerman, and father of Isidore and Florence, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Sunday, June 9, at 3 o'clock.

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