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House, Jennie (Harrington) Lunn 1863-1929 New Berlin Obituary

House, Jennie (Harrington) Lunn 1863-1929

Funeral of Mrs. House Held At Her Home in New Berlin

   New Berlin, July 15---(Special) Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie (Lunn) House, who lived near New Berlin, and who died Saturday afternoon at her home from the effects of a serious appendicitis operation, which she underwent about three weeks ago, were held from her late home under the directions of Rev. B. H. Eddy of the New Berlin Baptist church, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The bearers were her two sons by her first husband and her second husband's two sons. These are J. Edward Lunn and Howard Lunn, and Charles House and William House. Burial took place beside her husband and daughter in the Hillington cemetery at Morris.
   Flowers were sent to the funeral by the Baptist church of New Berlin, of which Mrs. House had been a member for the past five years, by the Missionary society of the Baptist church and by friends and relatives. Among those from places other than New Berlin attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dibble and Miss Ellen Lawler of Richfield Springs; Mr. and Mrs. George Dockstader and Mr. and Mrs. Louis House of West Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Harrington and son, Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. George Myers and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Myers of Garrattsville; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Docksteader, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lunn and family, Mr. and Mrs. J Edward Lunn and family of Oneonta; William Gilbert and Mr. and Mrs. Benton House of Morris; Roy Gilbert of New Lisbon; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Holdridge and Mrs. Lois House of Edmeston.
   Mrs. House, who was in her 66th year, was born in the town of New Lisbon, the daughter of George W. and Emily Harrington. Forty-eight years ago she married George W. Lunn. Most of her life was passed in New Lisbon and Garrattsville. After wedding C. E. House about five years ago she moved to New Berlin.
   The immediate relatives surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Eva Docksteader of New Lisbon and Mrs. George Myers of Garrattsville; two brothers, Arthur Harrington and Herman Harrington of Garrattsville; her husband, C. E. House; two sons, J. Edward Lunn, and Howard C. Lunn of Oneonta; and five grandchildren. Mrs. House was a member of the Baptist church for about 50 years. She was a devoted mother.

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