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ELLISBURG HENDERSON HENDERSON
HARBOR HONEYVILLE LORRAINE
MANNSVILLE NORTH ADAMS RODMAN
SANDY CREEK SMITHVILLE
JEFFERSON COUNTY, NY
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JOHN C. HERSE OF ADAMS CENTER, NY
Information provided by
the site administrators cousins, The Herse Family of Adams Center, NY
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams, NY and Newzjunky.com, Watertown, NY
30, 2007: ADAMS, N.Y.
â€” John C.
of 11991 Route 11, died
Saturday, Dec. 29, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.
The funeral Mass will be
held 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at St.
Ceciliaâ€™s Church, Adams, with Rev. Douglas A. Decker
spring burial will be held at St Ceciliaâ€™s Cemetery, Roberts
Calling hours will be held 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at
St. Ceciliaâ€™s Parish Center with a vigil service at 3
Arrangements are with Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.
Born May 20, 1927, in Watertown, son of Lawrence and Ethel Castle
Herse, he attended Adams High School, but left to join the Marine Corps
during World War II.
He served as captains orderly on an attack transport moving German
prisoners of war. Ports included Columbo, Sri Lanka to pick Merrills
Marauders, LeHarve France, Bremerhaven to Berlin, and Calcutta. He was
discharged at the end of 1946. He was recalled to active reserve duty
for the Korean conflict, from November 1950 to December 1951.
He married Sue Lyman on Jan. 2, 1952, at St. Ceciliaâ€™s Church
The couple lived all their married life in the Adams Center area.
He was a meat cutter his entire career. He started out at his
father-in- lawâ€™s store, Lymanâ€™s Market. In 1962, he
built his own
market on the corner of Route 11 and Michael Road in Adams Center.
Where he did meat and deer processing for local farmers and hunters. He
also worked as a meat cutter at Rodâ€™s Big M, Adams, and
Neighborhood Market, Chaumont.
built their home on Route 11 in 1970. It was destroyed by fire during
the ice storm in 1998. They rebuilt their current home on the same
site. He was a member and communicant of St. Ceciliaâ€™s Church,
For all those
that knew him, John was a "people person." He was an avid swimmer and
loved the outdoors. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, family, and
pets. He lived a long happy life and was very well taken care of by his
devoted wife Sue, of nearly 56 years.
Surviving besides his wife, Sue, are children, Mary Lou Edmonds, Adams
Center, Kirk L. and wife Patricia Herse, Lowville, Janie and husband
Mark Schaumburg, Adams Center, Lou Anne Parish, Adams Center and Teresa
and husband Todd Tyldesley, Mexico; four grandsons, six granddaughters;
a nephew Fred and Jean Herse New Haven, and his sister-in-law, Rita
Herse, New Haven.
John was predeceased by his parents, Ethel and Lawrence Herse, a
daughter Colleen (1953), his brothers George (1948), and Fred Herse
(Dec. 13, 2007), his son-in-law, Martin Edmonds, (2001), and a nephew,
Lawrence E. Herse (2005).
At the request of the family, instead of flowers, donations may be made
to the Adams Center Fire Department, P.O. Box 248, Adams Center, N.Y.
13606, or the Patient Fund for Renal Dialysis Care of Northern New
York, 19328 Route 11, Suite B, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.
A Hors Dâ€™oeuvre reception to celebrate his life will follow the
from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at Ryanâ€™s Lookout, Route 3,
HERSE FORMERLY OF ADAMS AND WATERTOWN, NY
13, 2007: After
a long illness, Fred Herse passed away December
13, 2007, in Oswego, NY. He was born in Syracuse, NY, on January 30,
1929, the son of Ethel and Lawrence Herse. At a young age, Fred and his
family moved to Watertown, then settled in Adams.
He attended school in both Watertown and Adams, NY. At age 17 he joined
the Navy and was stationed in Florida, where he served two years as an
airplane mechanic. In 1951 he married Rita Prevost of Adams Center.
They were married at St. Cecilia's Church in Adams. The couple moved to
New Haven in 1953. Fred, with his wife Rita by his side, owned and
operated the Clover Farm Grocery Store for 10 years. At that time he
also drove school bus for the Mexico School District--Bus #27. In 1963
Fred became postmaster for the town of New Haven. He worked for 27
years and retired in 1990. After his retirement he continued his love
as a carpenter, building the retirement home in which they have resided
for the past 17 years. He was a member of the New Haven Fire Department
and the American Legion for many years. Fred was predeceased by his
son, Larry, in 2005; his oldest brother, George, in 1949; and both
parents, Ethel and Lawrence Herse. Fred is survived by his loving
family, which includes his wife of 56 years, Rita; his son, Fred, and
wife Jean Herse of New Haven; daughter-in-law, Sandra Herse of
Redfield; five grandchildren, Zachary Herse of PA, Alicia Gioia of
Oswego, Christopher Herse of New Haven, Larry Herse of Redfield and
Patrick Herse of New Haven; one brother, John and Sue Herse of Adams
Center; and nieces and nephews Marylou (Herse) Edmonds, Janie (Herse)
Herse, Lou Ann (Herse) Parrish and Teresa (Herse) Tyldesley. Funeral
Mass will be 11
a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2007 at St. Ann Mother of Mary Roman
Catholic Church, Main
St., Mexico, NY. Burial will be in St. Cecelia's Cemetery, Henderson,
NY. Calling hours were Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at Harter Funeral
9 Washington Ave., Mexico, NY.
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HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|1884 DOWNTOWN ADAMS FIRE
|ADAMS, NY HISTORY
From the New York State
TUG HILL COMMISSION
|GENERAL BRUCE C. CLARKE
DEBORAH CHAMPION CHAPTER OF THE
OF THE AMERICAN
NATIONAL CHAPTER NO. 438
DR. LOIS GANNETT
To the Village of Adams, New York State Resources, Jefferson County
Histories, 10th Mountain Division,
and much more.
OF ADAMS AND
OF SOUTH JEFFERSON, NEW YORK
BY ADAMS, NEW YORK
|HISTORY OF HOMES
AND LAND IN ADAMS
|HISTORY OF ADAMS AND
COUNTY, NEW YORK
TOWN AND VILLAGE
Tuesday, March 10, 1896
June 16, 1896
March 15, 2000
Adams, NY Celebrates 200 Years! Permission to reproduce these
archival papers granted by The Jefferson County Journal
|MEMORIES OF THE OLD
births, deaths, baptisms,
Patrick Road, Adams, NY
cemetery sits on the
town line for Adams and Rodman. The majority of the cemetery is
the town of Adams.
THE POTTER'S OF JEFFERSON
AND ONEIDA COUNTIES
LAND & DEEDS
OF ADAMS, NY
INCLUDING COOPER AND DWIGHT BLOCK
FOR THE UNITED STATES
OF ADAMS, NEW YORK SETTLED
F. W. WOOLWORTH OF RODMAN, NY
EVOLUTION OF THE DEPARTMENT STORE
NY, Belk, Bloomingdale, Gimbel's, Harrod's, Hudson, Macy's, Marshall Field,
Wanamaker, Montgomery Ward
WINFIELD WOOLWORTH, 1852-1919
for Woolworth Building Future
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