Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bissell, Ora N. Telfer 1875-1967 Garrattsville, NY

Will and Ora Telfer Bissell
Ora, Will, and Harry Bissell

Obituary for
Bissell, Ora N. Telfer 1875-1967

Mrs. Ora N. Bissell
GARRATTSVILLE----Mrs. Ora N. Bissell, 91, died Friday in Ratcliffe Rest Home, Laurens, where she had been a patient about 6 months.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the United Presbyterian Church, Garrattsville, with the Rev. Roger Beach, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Hartwick Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 13, 1875, in the Town of New Lisbon, a daughter of Andrew and Lucia (Jackson) Telfer. She was married to Jasper W. Bissell of the Town of Burlington on Dec. 19, 1893. He died August 6, 1951.
She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church and had lived in Garrattsville about 41 years, previously in the Town of Burlington.
Surviving are a son, Harry F., and a grandson, Lynn H., both of Garrattsville; a brother, Andrew Telfer of Hartwick; several cousins; and a niece.
Friends may call at the Patterson Funeral Home, Hartwick, Sunday afternoon and night. From the Oneonta Star Sat., May 13, 1967

A newspaper clipping:
In rest home: 1966
GARRATTSVILLE---Mrs. Ora Bissell was taken by the Edmeston ambulance to the Ratcliffe Rest Home, Laurens. Mrs. Bissell will celebrate her 91st birthday Tuesday, December 13. Birthday cards would be appreciated.

The Hartwick Cemetery lists some Bissells including Ora and her husband. 

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