Class of 1930 In Memoriam


Maj Stina (Mae) Bjornsson-Neel

July 10, 1911 ~ April 13, 1999

Wrote the WHS Alma Mater



Herman Horn

September 2, 1909 ~ February 1, 1997



Mary George

July 3, 1912 ~ September 13, 1991



Ruth Watson Arnold

October 14, 1911 ~ February 12, 1998

Ruth V. Arnold, 87, of Hackettstown died Feb 12 are Care Center of Phillipsburg after a long illness. Born October 14, 1911 in Wellsville, New York, she was a daughter of the late John Watson. She resided in Wellsville, NY,, Wood-Ridge for most of her life and moved to Hackettstown in 1991. She retired in 1 976 after 21 years as a school teacher for the Linwood Ave School in Emerson, having taught K-3rd grade as well as taught for 6 years in Moonachie. She was a graduate of Geneseo State Teachers College in New York and William Paterson College in Wayne. Her husband William W., died Oct. 21, 1989 and a daughter, Julia Boschen of Pheonix AZ died in 1990. She is survived by a son, William J. of Tuckerton; a daughter, Joan Penna of Hackettstown; eleven grandchildren. Private services were held at Scala Memorial Home in Hackettstown. Interment was at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.



Virginia Callaghan-Fleischman

Virginia C. Fleischman, formerly of 40 West State Street, passed away on Saturday March 12, 2005 in the Wellsville Manor Care Center. She was born March 23, 1912 in Wellsville the daughter of Robert and Bertha (Arnold) Callaghan. On October 9, 1940 in Wellsville, she  married Edward G. Fleischman, who predeceased her February 22, 1989. Virginia was a former resident of Belmont, a 1930 graduate of Wellsville High School, and in 1938 graduated Magnum Cum Laud with a Bachelors degree from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA. She was employed by New York Telephone, David A. Howe Library in Wellsville, Herrick Memorial Alfred University Library, and the Belmont Free Library. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville, and the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a former member of AAUW. Virginia is survived by 2 daughters: Ann (Richard) DeRue of Penfield, Lynn (James) Graffrath of Andover, 2 sons: Edward D. (Michele) Fleischman of Windsor, CO, James (Barbara) Fleischman of Belmont, 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a cousin: Robert Nitsche of Hendersonville, TN. In addition to her husband Edward, she was predeceased by 2 sisters: Roberta Callaghan and Jean Williams. Friends are invited to call on Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Tuesday, March 15 from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A prayer service will follow at 10:30 and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville.  Buria will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Wellsville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the David A. Howe library or the Immaculate Conception School in Wellsville.




 Alexander Carmichael




David Gerald Lee

August 21, 1911 ~ February 23, 2010

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David Gerald Lee,  Age 98,

Birth 21 Aug 1911, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USAResidence PlaceLivingston, New York, USA

Death 23 Feb 2010 Obituary Date 11 Apr 2010 Wellsville, New York,

Spouse Hennrietta McDowell, Father David W. Lee, Children Constance (Paul) Shepherd of Hornell, Loretta (James) Cronin of Wellsville, Robert R. (Patricia) Lee of Wellsville, Thomas (Ann) Lee of Rochester, Jacqueline (Robert) Gardner of Saranac Lake, James (Zoe) Lee of Castle Creek. Siblings Chester Lee of Texas; Josephine Morgan, Virginia Brundage, Mary Elinor Lee and Catherine Moran



Helena Olsowsky-Chambers

January 13, 1913 ~ February 1, 2000



Richard Estler



Katherine Elizabeth Genung-Schiesel

February 18, 1912 ~ December 26, 2005

Kathryn E. Schiesel, 93, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2005, in Westminster Village, Allentown. She was the widow of the late Aloise F. Schiesel Sr. Born in Alma, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Merton and Mary (Turner) Genung. She was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church, Limeport. She was a volunteer for St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Stirling, N.J., and Our Lady of the Mount, Warren Township, N.J. Survivor: Son, Aloise F. Jr. of South Whitehall Township. Services: Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday, December 30, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5050 St. Joseph Rd., Limeport. Call 9-9:50 a.m. Friday in the church. Arrangements, ODonnell Funeral Home, Allentown. Contributions: St. Joseph Catholic Church, PA 18060.




Ruth Applebee-Fuller

February 17, 1912 ~ March 31, 1987



Saxone Ward-Gregory

February 22, 1913, May 11, 2007

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Gladys Alma Caroline Lunn-Trezise

December 23, 1912 ~ November 15, 2002



Eva E. Potter-Hewitt

April 5, 1907 ~ August 1977



Alta Rosalie Chalker-Miller

April 12, 1910 ~ November 3, 1992



Alice Gowdy-Perkins

June 16, 1913 ~ August 29, 1991



Genevieve Iola Chace-Smith

October 23, 1910 ~ June 8, 2006



Mary Louise Walther-Canessa

November 23, 1912 ~ January 14, 2000



Bernard Fanton

August 29, 1911 ~ December 20, 1995



Roger Williams



Margaret McCarthy-Kilmurray

October 6, 1912 ~ April 12, 1989



Ralph Cleveland

January 25, 1912 ~ April 1986



Janice Mabel Hoover-Brylski

1912 ~ 1935



Charles Major Lampman

August 29, 1912 ~ August 18, 1973



Helen McKinley-Stebbins

February 23, 1912 ~ June 22, 1995



Anna Elizabeth Rooth-Coe-Townsend-Kinnear

January 12, 1913 ~ November 12, 1969



Francis Edward Danaher

August 29, 1911 ~ December 4, 1989



Clarence Vernon Smith

January 19, 1910 ~ May 1, 1993



Harold Prior

August 30, 1912 ~ January 5, 2002



Eleanor Kinney-Pease

July 19, 1909 ~ September 30, 1955

Daughter of Virgil and Mary W (Burdick) Kinney, wife of Harold Pease.



Betty Mills Hyde-Riggs-Burdick

December 29, 1911 ~ November 15, 2003



Richard Edward Meisner

October 17, 1910 ~ March 27, 2000



Clifford Mills

January 23, 1910 ~ December 19, 1990



Lowell Button

April 24, 1912 ~ December 11, 1992



Francis Dornow-Wellington

April 5, 1911 ~ August 13, 1995

She was the only child born to parents Otto S. Dornow and Alma Caroline Weinhauer. She married Carroll Orville Wellington.



Dorotha Foster-Davis

February 10, 1910 ~ March 11, 2013

Dorotha M. Davis, 101, and a longtime resident of Stannards, passed away Monday (March 11, 2013) in the Highland Healthcare Center in Wellsville following a long illness.  Born Feb. 10, 1912, in Wellsville, she was a daughter of Frank A. and Myrtle Dickinson Foster. On Aug. 14, 1943, she married Harold L. Davis, who predeceased her on Oct. 23, 1960.  She was a longtime member of the Stannards United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of the Wellsville High School and Alfred Teachers’ Training School.  She taught for three years in the Stannards School District until her marriage, and was employed at the Sinclair Refinery in Wellsville. Until her retirement, she had been a case worker with the Allegany County Department of Social Services in Belmont.  She is survived by a sister, Marion Barney, of Hallsport; a step-son, Norman L. Davis, of Webster; three step-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery in the town of Willing.  Memorials may be made to the Stannards United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Published in The Olean Times Herald on March 12, 2013



Benjamin Franklin Dewey

January 18, 1913 ~ December 7, 1991

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