Saturday, May 5, 2012

Wilber, Floyd A. 1894-1973 New Berlin, NY Obituary

Wilber, Floyd A. 1894-1973 New Berlin, NY


Mr. Floyd A. Wilber, 79, a lifetime resident of New Berlin, died October 4, 1973 enroute to the hospital in Norwich, following a heart attack at his home. He was born January 1, 1894, son of Fred E. and Adra (Camp) Wilber.
Mr. Wilber was a graduate of New Berlin High School, class of 1913 and of Colgate University in 1917.
On November 4, 1916 he married Jennie Southern, who survives with one son; Norman F. Wilber of New Berlin; two grandsons: Frederick Wilber of Montpelier, Vt. And Dennis Wilber of Plainfield, Vt.; several cousins.
Mr. Wilber was a life deacon of the First Baptist Church in New Berlin; member of Farmers Lodge F. & A. M., Edmeston; former director of Susquehanna Boy Scout Council; member N. Y. S. Association of Educational Salesmen; charter member of National Audio-Visual Association; member of the New Berlin Senior Citizens Club.
Two volumes of history for this area were published by Mr. Wilber in recent years and the third volume was nearly ready at the time of his death.
Funeral services were held from the First Baptist Church, New Berlin, Sunday, October 7 with Rev. Donald L. Aubrey, pastor and Rev. Theodore Conklin of Syracuse, officiating.
Burial was made in Fairview Cemetery, New Berlin.

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