Burch, Ida 1855-1932 Hartwick Obituary
Mrs. Ida Burch, Hartwick,
Dies at Family Residence
Hartwick, May 8---Mrs. Ida T. Burch, 77, beloved wife of Orlo S. Burch, passed away Sunday afternoon at her home in Main street. Death was caused by complication of diseases.
Mrs. Burch was born February 23, 1855, in Laporte, Ind., the daughter of James and Lany (Pierce) Allison. She came to Hartwick when eight years of age and has since resided in this village. She was married to Orlo Burch January 30, 1878. Mr. and Mrs. Burch celebrated their golden wedding anniversary January 30 1928. She was a member of the Hartwick Methodist Episcopal church and acted as Sunday school superintendent for several years. She was a devoted Christian and a woman highly respected in this community.
Surviving besides her husband are one son, A. Monroe Burch, and one grandson, Orlo Burch, Hartwick; two cousins, Mrs. Fannie Baker, Syracuse, and Mrs. Hortense Maynard, Cooperstown. Her only daughter, Mrs. J. D. McAllister, passed away last November.
Funeral services will be held from the family home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. George A. Roberts, pastor of the Hartwick Methodist Episcopal church, will officiate. Interment will be in the family plot of the Hartwick cemetery.