Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Hickling, Mary Marie Bundy 1857-1942 New Lisbon Obituary

Hickling, Mary Marie Bundy 1857-1942

Vicinity Woman dies at Utica

New Lisbon---Mrs. Mary A. Hickling, widow of George H. Hickling of New Lisbon, died at 6:30 Saturday afternoon at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Van Pelt, of Utica, with whom she had been spending the winter. Death was attributed to a broken hip received in a fall about three weeks ago, and infirmities of age.
Body was removed to Patterson funeral home in Hartwick. Last rites will be conducted from her home near New Lisbon Center, Tuesday at 2. Rev. C. E. Vermilya, pastor of the Morris Methodist church, will officiate and burial will be made in Lena cemetery.
Mary Ann Bundy was born at New Lisbon, May 31, 1857, a daughter of William and Pernila (Gregory) Bundy. Her entire life was spent in this vicinity. Educated in the village school, she taught for several years in the district schools. After her marriage to Mr. Hickling, Sept. 3, 1878, the remainder of their lives was spent at the homestead near New Lisbon Center. Mr. Hickling passed away Dec. 21, 1924. After his death she kept house for some years for E. E. Steele of Garrattsville, who died late last week.
During her early life she joined the Welcome Baptist church, and as long as health permitted, worked for the church and it societies.
Surviving are a son, Clarence, of New Lisbon; a daughter, Mrs. VanPelt, of Utica; a granddaughter, Mrs. Harriet Bunn, of New Lisbon; a grandson, Clesson Hickling, of New Lisbon; four great grandsons, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A wide circle of friends will extend the family deepest sympathy.

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