Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Herrick , Walter 1859-1940 Cooperstown, NY Obituary

Herrick , Walter 1859-1940

Herrick Funeral Services To Be Held Today

Cooperstown---Funeral services for Walter Herrick, 81, who died Sunday morning in a Rochester hospital, will be held this afternoon at 2 from the Ingalls funeral home here. Rev. Dr. Wilbur S. Sheriff, First Baptist pastor, will officiate, and interment will be made in Lakewood cemetery.
Born in Masonville Jan. 27, 1859, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Herrick, the greater portion of his life had been spent in Albany and Rochester, where he was a landscape gardener. He also lived for a time in Bowerstown, near this village.
Surviving are two sons, Frank Herrick of Beaver Meadow road, and George Herrick of Pierstown; two brothers, Dr. Charles Herrick of Unadilla; and another living in Massachusetts; two grandchildren, Mrs. Edwin Weeks of Cooperstown, and Vaughan Herrick of Sidney; three great grandchildren, Sandra Mae Herrick of Sidney, Edwin John, and Frances Lee Weeks of Cooperstown.

Addendum:  By checking my page on Walter C. Herrick, I can add this information:  His parents were John Herrick, Jr. 1832-1906 and Hannah Mariah Rulofson 1830-1904.  He married Hattie D. Smith Dec. 2, 1883 and they had three sons:  Frank A. Herrick 1884-1968, George Floyd Herrick 1887-, and Walter R. Herrick born 1890.  Hattie was 
born 1859 and died 1920.

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