Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bard, Anna 1884-1931 Hartwick Obituary

Bard, Anna 1884-1931 Hartwick Obituary

Mrs. Anna Bard, Hartwick,
Dies Following Operation

Hartwick, Sept. 3---Mrs. Anna Priscilla (Hickling) Bard, 46 years old, wife of Leon E. Bard, died this afternoon at the Fox Memorial hospital in Oneonta, following an operation for appendicitis Tuesday evening.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon, and will include a prayer
service at 1 o'clock at her late home and a service in the Baptist church at 1:30. Rev. John T. Kehrer will officiate, and burial will be made in the village cemetery.
Mrs. Bard was born October 28, 1884, in the town of New Lisbon, the oldest daughter of Thomas W. and Jennie (Bassett) Hickling. She spent nearly all her life in the town of Hartwick or New Lisbon. She was married January 5, 1905, to Leon E. Bard, who survives her, as do a daughter, Charlotte, and a son, Newton, both at home. Other relatives still living are ; Her parents, residing in Edmeston, a sister, Mrs. T. H. Wood of Bouckville, and a brother, Grover T. Hickling of Edmeston.

Funeral of Mrs. Leon Bard
Sunday at Hartwick Church

Hartwick, Sept. 9---And exceptionally large number of friends and relatives were present to pay their final tribute to the memory of Mrs. Anna P. (Hickling) Bard, wife of Leon Bard, on Sunday afternoon. The funeral was held in the Baptist church and the pastor, Rev. George P. Kehrer, conducted the service. Burial was made in the Hartwick village cemetery. There were many and beautiful floral pieces from a host of friends.
H. L. Harrington, C. A. Bunn, John Holdridge, William Risley, L. D. Beach, and Gerald Hughes acted as bearers.
Those who attended the funeral from away were from Schenectady Utica, Bouckville, Unadilla, South New Berlin, Leonardsville, Otego, Oneonta, West Oneonta, Edmeston, Laurens, Toddsville, and Mt. Vision.
Much sympathy is extended to the husband, son and daughter, Milton and Charlotte Bard, residing at home.

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