Monday, April 16, 2012

Harrington, Wanda Alice 1908-1929 New Lisbon Obituary

Harrington, Wanda Alice 1908-1929

Wanda A. Harrington Dies At New York Hospital

New Lisbon, April 24---A gloom of sorrow was cast over New Lisbon Monday morning when it became known that Wanda Alice Harrington had passed away in the New york City hospital at noon Sunday after a few days illness with pneumonia.
About three weeks ago she went to visit friends in New York. Her parents received a telegram Saturday afternoon, saying she was in critical condition. Mrs. Harrington left for New York Sunday morning, but was unable to reach there before she passed away.
Wanda Alice Harrington was the eldest child of Arthur and Ida Gardner Harrington, and was born in the town of New Lisbon, January 14, 1908, where her entire life has been passed.
A kind winsome girl, always with a bright smile and cheery word for everyone, she made lasting friends where-ever she went.
Her death not only brings deep sorrow to the family but a wide circle of dear friends both old and young, as she was beloved by all.
A consistent member of the Methodist church since a small child, also of the Epworth league. The body was brought to Gates' undertaking parlors at Edmeston, Tuesday morning. The funeral will be held in the Methodist church at Garrattsville, Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, Rev. R. L. Cornell officiating. Interment will be in Union cemetery at Edmeston.
Besides her parents she is survived by a brother, Kenneth Harrington, one sister, Dorothy, her grandmother, Mrs. Lillian Gardner, all who resided at the family home and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Heartfelt sympathy is given to the sorrowing family.
Many Attend Funeral of Wanda Harrington
New Lisbon, April 28----The funeral of Wanda A. Harrington which was held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in the Methodist church was largely attended by relatives and friends, the church being filled. The many beautiful flowers which covered the casket gave evidence of the love and esteem in which the deceased was held.
The service was conducted by her pastor, Rev. R. L. Cornell, assisted by Rev. C. J. Calhoun of the Presbyterian. Interment was in Union cemetery at Edmeston. The bearers were James Stanhouse, Harold Rose, Clyde Miller, and Hal Smith, members of the Epworth league.
Friends from distance, who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dibble and daughter of Richfield Springs, J. Edward Lunn, Howard Lunn and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dockstader of Oneonta.

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