Deaths and Funerals from the 1920s

Mrs. Jemima Linderman a former resident of this city is dead at her home in Chicago. (Cheboygan Democrat, September 17, 1920)

Dr. E.H. Rorick, 70, formerly well known in Republican state politics, died at his home in Fayette, Fulton county.  (Fulton County Tribune, February 9, 1922)

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McNeil and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt were at Ann Arbor Friday where they attend the funeral of the former’s brother-in-law, M.B. Larned. (Oxford Leader, August 22, 1924.

This community is deeply saddened over the loss of a good neighbor and friend, Mrs. Eli Mead who passed away at her home Sunday morning. Deceased was a prominent worker in the Epworth church, where she will be greatly missed. She has a host of friends who extend sympathy to the surviving relatives in their deep sorrow. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, October 20, 1924)

Friends in Athens have received word of the death of Mrs. E.H. Rorick, Sunday at her home in Fayette of paralysis. She was buried there today. Mrs. Rorick was the widow of the late Dr. Rorick, former superintendent of the Athens State hospital.  Their daughter Mrs. Fred Sullivan (Mabel Rorick) lives in Fayette.  (Athens Daily Messenger, June 2, 1925)

Funeral services will be conducted at the Cathrall residence, 324 Exeter avenue, tomorrow evening at 7:30 o’clock in memory of the late Charles W. Van Sickle.  Interment will be made in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, on Friday.  (Pittston Gazette, July 15, 1925)

Mrs. Mary P. Rorick of Morenci, died last Saturday and was buried Monday afternoon.  She was the mother of Mrs. E.N. Baldwin of this city.  The M.R.B. hardware was closed during the funeral.  (Livingston County Daily Press, January 12, 1927)

Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Crane, Mrs. M.A. Ward and Mrs. F.T. Sullivan attended the funeral of Mrs. Mary Rorick in Morenci Monday afternoon. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 13, 1927)

Mrs. J. Fred Purvine and Miss Marjorie Walling motored to Portland and attended the funeral of Miss Walling’s paternal grandfather, Albert Walling, Monday, May 21.  (Oregon Statesman, May 30, 1928)

Mrs. Chas. Palmer passed away August 18th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Smith on Rankin street, Flint. She was an early pioneer of Farwell and she had a wide circle of friends who will miss her sweet smile and loving ways.  She has been a patient sufferer for many years.  She was laid to rest by the side of her husband in the Owosso cemetery.  (Clare Sentinel, August 31, 1928)

VAN SICKLE—At Port Jervis, October 1, John Emmett Van Sickle, aged seventy-nine years. Surviving is a son Lester Van Sickle and a daughter, Miss Jennie Van Sickle, of Port Jervis.  (Orange County Independent, November 8, 1928)


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