Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Corbin, F. Taintor 1885-1957 Lake Ludlow Club Pioneer

Corbin, F. Taintor 1885-1957 Lake Ludlow Club Pioneer


F. Taintor Corbin, 72, dies in Binghamton,
funeral held

F. Taintor Corbin, 72, of Oxford died in Binghamton on Thursday, November 21. He was born in McDonough on January 15, 1885, the son of Frank T. and Sarah Brewster Corbin.
F. Taintor Corbin was a graduate of Oxford Academy and attended Rutgers Preparatory School and Rutgers College at new Brunswick, N.J. Where he was a member of the Lelta phi Fraternity.
On August 7, 1914 he was married to Josephine R. Roesch, who survives him.
Mr. Corbin was a retired post office employee. He first entered the postal service as a rural mail carrier in Norwich in August of 1917. In 1918 he transferred to Oxford as a rural mail carrier. In 1933 he was appointed clerk here and served the local post office until his retirement in 1949.
He was a pioneer in the formation of the Lake Ludlow Club, a past president of that organization and vice president at the time of his death.
He joined the Oxford Rotary Club in 1937 and maintained continuous membership in the club until January of this year.
Surviving are his wife Mrs. Josephine Corbin; a daughter, Mrs. Fred Parciany of Guilford; two sisters, Mrs. Roy C. Burr and Mrs. Ernest H. Rapalje; a brother, Eliot Corbin, all of Oxford and two grandchildren, Sally and Peter Parciany of Guilford.
Funeral services were held from the Seymour Funeral Home on Saturday, November 23 at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. George Dutton officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery.

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