New York Obituaries - June 7, 1918

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New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1918, Page 13

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Mrs. Richard Irvin Dead

Banker's Widow Was President of Eight Charitable Organizations

Mrs. Richard Irvin died on Wednesday at her home, 961 Park Avenue. Her husband, whose death occurred many years ago, was the head of the firm of Richard Irvin & Co., bankers. In addition to the Presidency of eight charitable organizations Mrs. Irvin was a Director of member of many others. At one time she was a Vice President of the Colony Club.

Mrs. Irvin had been interested in charities for forty years. At the time of her death she was President of the Samaritan Home for the Aged, one of the founders and President of the Loomis Sanitarium at Liberty, N.Y.; President of St. Mary's Free Hospital for Children, the Association of Day Nurseries, the Virginia Day Nursery, the Irene Working Girls' Club and the Virginia Working Girls' Club. Work of building the Hotel Irvin for Working Girls, of which Mrs. Irvin was President, had been held up by the war.

She was a Vice President of the Working Girls' Vacation Society, the Association of Woman Workers, the Trinity Seaside Home at Islip, L.I.; a member of the Loomis Guild, St. Christopher's Guild of St, Mary's Free Hospital for Children, the Cathedral Nursery Committee, the Manhattan Trade School Committee and the Consumers' League. She was a Governor of the Colony Club and a member of the Diocesan Auxiliary of the Cathedral od St. John the Divine and the Fresh Air Home of the Cathedral.

Clinton W. Moffatt Dead

Theatrical Manager Found Asphyxiated by Gas in His Home.

Clinton W. Moffatt, well known as a theatrical manager, was found dead from asphyxiation Wednesday night in his apartment at 229 West Ninety-seventh Street. His wife returned home a little after 9 o'clock to find the gas jets open in the kitchen and the body of her husband lying across the stationary tubs. Dr. Louis Walters was summoned from another apartment, but Mr. Moffatt was dead.

Mrs. Moffatt said that her husband hed been in several unfortunate theatrical ventures, but she denied he had taken his life, as the plice reported.

Mr. Moffatt, who was 45 years old, was for many years manager of the Astor Theatre, and had also made several theatrical productions of his own.

Earl of Camperdown Dead.

London, June 6 - The Third Earl of Camperdown (Robert Adam Philips Haldane-Duncan) died yesterday at his residence at Shipston-on-Stour. He was born in 1841.

James Pirnie

James Pirnie, President of the Paper Dealers' Association of New York and manager of Edwin Butterworth & Co., paper dealers, at 132 Nassau Street, died yesterday at his home, 373 Sterling Place, Brooklyn. Mr. Pirnie had been with the Butterworth concern for forty years. He was a member of the Crescent Athletic Club, the Brooklyn Civic Club, and the Alumni of Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute.

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Abbott - At her Summer home, Lake Placid, N.Y., on Thursday, June 6, 1918, Frances 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 62d year. Funeral services 2 P.M. Saturday, June 8, at his late residence 184 6th Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Beach - Suddenly, at her residence, Nutley, N. J., on June 1, 1918, Sophia Virginia Beach, daughter of the late Sophia Virginia Hall and William N. Beach. Notice of funeral later.

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.

Bissell - Fredrika, wife of R. N. Bissell, and mother of Mrs. Elliott S. Benedict, on June 5, 1918, at her residence in New York City. Funeral private.

Coe - Entered into rest on Wednesday, June 5, John A. Coe, sr., husband of Cornelia A. and father of John A., jr., Herbert W., E. Louise, and Carlton B. Funeral services from his late residence, 405 Willow St., Waterbury, Conn., on Friday, at 2 P.M. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton, Conn., about 4 P.M. Friday. Kindly omit flowers.

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

Connell - Suddenly, on Monday, June 3, at Tulsa, Okla., Francis ?, eldest son of Hugh G. and the late Ellen Spence Connell. Funeral from the residence of his father, 587 Riverside Drive. Solemn mass of requiem at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, 142d st., near Amsterdam Av., on Saturday, June 8, at 10 o'clock. Interment Calvary. Automobile cortege. Please omit flowers.

Cromley - At East Orange, N.J., Thursday, June 6, Emilie Sebumacher, wife of Robert W. Cromley. Services at her late home, 335 William St., on Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.

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, 401 West 141st St.

Deane - Suddenly, on Wednesday, June 5, 1918, Henry H. Deane. Funeral services at his late residence, 1,276 Carroll St., Brooklyn, on Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery Saturday at 11 A.M.

Dixon - Corporal Walter J., age 20, on the field of battle, France, May 27, son of Mrs. Annie Dixon of 1,874 65th St., Brooklyn, and brother of Irene, Ada, Edmund, Arthur, and Harold Dixon. Brooklyn papers please copy.

Downs - In New Haven, Conn., June 6, 1918, Charles H. Downs in the 72d year of his age. Funeral service will be held at his late residence, 331 Edgewood Av., New Haven, Conn., Sunday afternoon, June 9, 1918, at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited.

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.

Fox - John Charles, on June 4, beloved husband of Sarah E. Fox. Funeral services at the residence of his son, George Fox, 39 Wegman Parkway, Jersey City, Friday, June 7, 8 P.M.

Frame - At Mount Vernon, N.Y., June 6, James Frame. Funeral services at his late residence, 27 South 13th Av., Friday evening, 8 o'clock.

Greer - After a lingering illness, on Wednesday, June 5, 1918, Robert Greer, beloved husband of Mary I. Greer, in his 55th year. Funeral services Friday evening, June 7, at 8 o'clock, at his late residence, 586 Jefferson Av., Brooklyn. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Woodlawn.

Halsey - June 5, 1918, William E., beloved husband of Dorothy Miles, in his 65th year. Funeral services at his late home, 36 Hawthorne St., Brooklyn, Friday, June 7, 2 P.M.

Hasbrouck - Suddenly, June 5, 1918, Joseph Jansen Hasbrouck, Kingston, N.Y., son of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Hasbrouck. Funeral private.

Heydt - On June 5, 1918, at her residence, 301 West 91st., Helene Heydt, (nee Roemer,) widow of the late Herman Heydt and mother of Herman A. and Charles E., in the 75th year of her age. Services at her late residence on Friday evening, June 7 at 8:30 o'clock sharp. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery at convenience of family. Kindly omit flowers.

Irvin - Entered into life eternal on June 5, at her residence, 961 Park Av., Mary Morris Irvin, widow of Richard Irvin, Esq. Funeral services at 10:30 A. M., Saturday, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Interment private. Baltimore papers please copy.

Irving - Suddenly, June 6, 1918, Robert Walling, dearly beloved husband of Martha Robinson Irving and beloved son of Elizabeth Greasen and the late James Irving. Funerl notice later.

Keech - On Tuesday, June 4, 1918, Elliott F. Keech, the only son of Rth F. and the late Rev. Frederick J. Keech, D.D., aged 9 years. Funeral services at Christ Church, Clinton and Harrison Sts., Brooklyn, Friday, 11 A.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, on Saturday June 8, at 1:30 P.M. Interment at convenience of family.

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.

Lichtenstein - On June 5, Solomon, in his 61st year, beloved husband of Edith L. Lichtenstein. Services "The Funeral Church," Broadway and 60th St., (Campbell Building,) Friday morning, 10:30 o'clock. Interment Woodlawn.

McGurrin - On June 5, at her residence, 120 East 86th St., Mary, dearly beloved sister of Oliver, John P., and Richard G. McGurrin. Funeral at Church of Saint Ignatius Loyola, 84th St. and Park Av., at 9 A.M., June 8. Relatives and friends respectively invited to attend. Brooklyn papers please copy.

McLean - On June 5, of cardiac disease, at his home at Newburg, N.Y., Arthur A. McLean, in his 65th year. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Church, Newburg, 10:30 A.M., Friday, June 7. Interment at convenience of family. Kindly omit flowers.

Meyer - At Newark, N.J., on Wednesday, June 5, 1918, Carrie, beloved wife of the late Morris Meyer, (nee Heller,) and devoted mother of Mrs. Jacob L. Schwartz, Abram and Philip Meyer, in her 64th year. Funeral services will be held at the residence of her daughter, 593 High St., on Friday, June 7, 1918, at 2 P.M. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Moffatt - On Wednesday evening, June 5, suddenly, Clinton W., beloved husband of Alice M. and father of Clinton W., jr., in his 46th year. Services Saturday, 10:30 A.M., at The Funeral Church, (Campbell's,) Broadway, 66th St. Interment Pinelawn Cemetery.

Monaghan - On Wednesday, June 5, Mary V., (nee Callaghan,) beloved wife of Edward Monaghan, at her residence, 1,144 Franklin Av., Bronx. Funeral Saturday, June 8, at 9:45 A.M., thence to St. Augustine's Church, 167th St. and Franklin Av. Interment St. Raymond's Cemetery.

Mortimer - First Lieutenant Richard Mortimer, Signal Corps, Aviation Section, U.S.R., killed in action in France, May 22, 1918. Notice of memorial services later.

Oakley - After a short illness, in New York City, Henry S. Oakley, in his 53d year. Funeral service private.

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

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Oberhaus - On Thursday, June 6, 1918, after a brief illness, Antonia Oberhaus, age 45 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 afternon at 2 o'clock. California papers please copy.

Rossmassler - Richard and Edward, aged 12 and 10, at Sea Isle City, N.J., on June 5, 1918, sons of Edward C. and Marjorie G. (Atwater) Rossmassler of Scarsdale, N.Y., accidentally killed. Notice of funeral later.

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 8, 3:30 P.M. Train leaves Erie Station, Jersey City, 12:15 P.M.

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

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

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

Ward - Deborah., beloved wife of Willard W. Ward, June 4, 1918. Funeral services from her late residence, 23 Overlook St., Mount Vernon, Friday morning, June 7, at 11 o'clock.

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

Wolf (De Wolf) - Suddenly, on June 4, in his 22d year, Salo, beloved son of Maurice and Helen, and devoted brother of Capitola and Georgette De Wolf. Relatives and friends invited to attend funeral from late residence, 565 West 139th St., Friday, June 7, 1 P.M.

Brady - Sarah, 697 1st Av., June 5.

Bridges - Henry L., 372 East 135th St., June 4. Funeral today, 9 A.M.

Damers - John, June 4, aged 81. Funeral 265 West 125th St., today, 1 P.M.

Eberhart - Gottfried, 1,140 Union Av., Bronx, June 4.

Hirschfield - George, 232 West 122d St., June 5, aged 61. Funeral today, 10 A.M.

Hoare - John J., 190 West 10th St., June 5. Funeral tomorrow.

Hofslund - Elise, 1,976 East 13th St., June 4, aged 53.

Hyland - Margaret, 310 West 142d St., June 4. Funeral today, 9:30 A.M.

McKeown - Sydney, 829 9th Av., June 5, aged 43.

Muldowney - Annie, 430 West 36th St., June 4, aged 58.

Murphy - Mary, 1,923 2d Av., June 5, Funeral tomorrow, 2 P.M.

Nugent - Thomas, 416 East 58th St., June 4.

Pesacno - Giambatista, 12 Charlton St., June 4, aged 48.

Pondz - Tina, 14 East 39th St., June 4.

Rothman - Louis, 99 East Broadway, June 4, aged 45.

Savage - Bernard, 204 West 17th St., June 5. Funeral today.

Schadt - Peter, 960 Sherman Av., Bronx, June 4.

Selkridge - John, 209 West 62d St., June 5.

Senzel - Elizabeth, 100 East 4th St., June 5. Funeral June 9.

Slattery - Dennis, 347 East 34th St., June 5, aged 35.

Smith - Margaret, 2,278 8th Av., June 5. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

Sullivan - William T., 2,336 Andrews Av., Bronx, June 4.

Touhey - Vera, 19 Commerce St., June 5.


Bosslinger - Alfred T., 399 Kosciusko St., June 5. Funeral tomorrow, 2:30 P.M.

Brady - Margaret, 593 Coney Island Av., June 5. Funeral tomorrow, 2:30 P.M.

Donovan - Mary, 1,033 East 9th St., June 5. Funeral tomorrow, 2:30 P.M.

Doyle - Georgianna, 1,961 52d St., June 4, aged 21.

Erickson - John, 364 Union St., June 5, aged 58.

Hobley - Jane C., 110 Wilson St., June 6, aged 86. Funeral private.

Kalt - Charles, 1,064 East 94th St., June 5. Funeral tomorrow, 10 A.M.

Koedding - Susan A., 124 Grove St., June 5, aged 29. Funeral tomorrow, 2 P.M.

Lyman - Michael, 548 20th St., June 5, aged 48.

McGuire - Peter, M.E. Hospital, June 4, aged 44. Funeral today, 8:30 A.M.

Marhoffer - Frank J., 613 Carroll St., June 4, aged 45. Funeral private.

Muller - Anton, 56 Russell St., June 4, aged 81. Funeral today.

Stoffel - Phillip, 2,080 Fulton St., June 5, aged 67. Funeral tomorrow, 10 A.M.

Ward - Edward, 105 Luquer St., aged 38. Funeral tomorrow, 2:30 P.M.


Caffery - Joseph, 76 Fairmount Av., June 3.

Growney - Eleanor, 35 Camp St., June 4.

Harrington - John F., City Hospital, June 3.

Morawetz - Esther J., 160 Ridge St., June 4.

Steiner - Albert, 86 Siuth 8th St., June 4, aged 64. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

Szabo - Michael, 30 Fairview Av., June 4. Funeral today, 8:30 A.M.

Weiss - Julia, 410 Lafayette St., June 4.

Long Island

Smith - Lucinda D., Springfield, June 5, aged 79. Funeral today, 2 P.M.

In Memoriam

Rourke - Edward Francis Rourke, my beloved husband, died June 7, 1915. Solemn requiem mass 8 o'clock, at St. Andrew's Church, Flushing, L.I.

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

Starr - Elias. In loving memory of dearly beloved brother and uncle, who passed away June 7, 1917

Stern - In cherished remembrance of my beloved wife, Nina Stern, who departed this life June 7, 1915. Gus Stern.

Cullen - The Rev. John J. Mass Guardian Angel Church, Brooklyn, tomorrow, 10 A.M.

Obituary Notes

Dr. Joroslav Radda died on Wednesday at his home, 219 East Sixty-ninth Street, in his forty-sixth year.

Charles Kalt, 28 years old, a dealer in marine lamps in Canarsie Village, died on Wednesday from heart disease.

Peter Schoen, 64 years old, a retired liquor merchant of Brooklyn, died at his home, 1,251 Decatur Street, aged 64 years.

Ferdinand Frederick Nolte, formerly proprietor of Acme Hall in Brooklyn, died on Tuesday at his home, 15 Matthews Place, Flatbush, aged 51 years.

Mrs. S. P. B. Shropshier, a widow of Captain Ralph Shropshier, U.S.A., who died a year ago, died on Wednesday. Her home was at 100 West Eighty-fifth Street.

Richard A. Luttrell, 35 years old, an accountant for the Czarnikow-Rionda Company, died from heart disease on Tuesday at his home, 925 St. Mark's Avenue, Brooklyn.

Henry H. Deane, a salesman for the knit goods firm of Gutman Brothers in Manahattan, died at his residence, 1,376 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, on Wednesday. he was 69 years old.

George Theodore Adams, who had been with Underhill, Clinch & Co., hardware merchants, for thirty-seven years, died yesterday at his home, 184 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, in his fifty-third year.

Henry S. Oakley, Vice President of the silk manufacturing firm of John N. Stearns & Co., died yesterday in Park Hospital in his fifty-third year. His home was at 150 East Seventy-second Street.

John Graham, at one time manager of the old Boffman House and the Metropolitan Hotel in Manhattan, died at his home in Saugerties, N.Y., on Wednesday. Mr. Graham was born in Dumbarton, Scotland.

Frank J. Marhoffer (Markoffer?), a retired cafe proprietor and a member of Cosmopolitan Lodge No. 585, F. and A. M., and of Franklin Lodge No. 76, O. D. H. S., died on Wednesday at his home, 613 Carroll Street, Brooklyn.

Mrs. Susan Stevenson Potter, a native of London, England, and a resident of Brooklyn for forty years, died in the Church Charity Home for the Aged at the age of 77 years. She was a widow of William Potter.

William Edward Halsey, for many years with the Graff Furnace Company in Manhattan, died in St. Elizabeth's Hospital on Wednesday after an operation. He was 64 years old and lived at 30 Hawthorne Street, Flatbush.

Robert Greer, a member of the firm of Codet & Greer, commission merchants at 100 Worth Street, died at his home, 586 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, in his fifty-fifth year. He was a member of De Long Council, R. A. and of Hyatt Lodge No. 20, F. and A. M.

Mrs. Sarah Monroe Gerity, one of the oldest members of the Roman Catholic Church of St. Augustine and of the Women's Catholic Benevolent Legion, died from heart disease on Wednesday at her home, 96 Sterling Place, Brooklyn. She was the widow of Thomas Gerity.

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