Tuesday, July 3, 2012

VanBuren, Margaret Cornell 1905-1932 Oneonta Obituary

VanBuren, Margaret Cornell 1905-1932 Oneonta Obituary

Mrs. Lyal VanBuren Dies
At Fox Memorial Hospital

Popular Young Oneontan Victim of Acute Bright's Disease
Funeral services Saturday Afternoon

Mrs. Lyal K. VanBuren of 12 Richmond avenue, a popular young Oneontan, died at the Fox hospital yesterday morning shortly before 9 o'clock of acute Bright's disease after having been a patient there for about five weeks.
Funeral services will be held from the family home Saturday afternoon, her pastor, Rev. George H. Phillips of the first Methodist Episcopal church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Plains cemetery.
Margaret Cornell was born May 14, 1905, at Sidney Center, the daughter of Dr. Sanders Cornell, who died in 1912, and Lillian (Snyder) Cornell, and lived there until about 1917 when she came to Oneonta. She attended Oneonta High school, graduating in the class of 1924, and also attended summer school sessions at the Oneonta Normal school, teaching at Castleton for a short time before her marriage. She became the wife of Lyal K. VanBuren December 29, 1924.
Mrs. VanBuren was an attractive and esteemed young woman, and one of the most active young women members of the first Methodist church.
The sympathy of wide circles of friends will be extended to the family; the husband; the mother, Mrs. Charles H. Hoffman of 34 River street; a grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Snyder of Masonville; one daughter, Eleanor Beverley; one aunt, Mrs. H. T. Walker of Masonville, and four uncles, Bertrand Roberts of Hartwick, Bert Hubbell of Middlefield, Frank Mulkins of Cooperstown, and William Snyder of Masonville.

Funeral  of  Mrs.  Lyal  K.  VanBuren

Largely attended funeral services for Mrs. Lyal K. VanBuren, whose death Wednesday was noticed in The Star of Thursday, were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family home, 12 Richmond avenue,  Rev. George H. Phillips, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, officiating.  Burial was made in the Plains cemetery.
The bearers were Tracy Bard,  Walter Dunbar,  Dr. John Jansen,  R. Milton Hick,  Francis Wilson and Hayden Davis.  Among the many floral tributes, in addition to many sent by relatives and friends,  were pieces from the following organizations:  Kiwanis club, Aerle of Eagles, Division Five of the First Methodist Ladies: Aid society,  Dr. Dann's Methodist Sunday school class,  Oneonta Retail Grocers,  Claude L. Champlin Players, and six pieces from various groups of neighbors.
Among those attending the service were:  Mr. and Mrs. Alton Dunn and Mrs. Frank Mulkins of Cooperstown;  Mert Hubbell of Middlefield;  William Snyder and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Walker of Masonville;  Mr. and Mrs. Bertrand Roberts of Hartwick;  Walter Graig of Gilbertsville;  Mr. and Mrs. William Hotaling of Mt. Vision;  Miss Lucy Ingalls and Mrs. Bert Bowman and daughter,  Miss Dorothy, of Sidney Center,  and Mrs. Jay Simpson of Sidney.   

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