Friday, November 2, 2012

Wright, Dr. Milton G. Cooperstown Funeral About 1931-32

Wright, Dr. Milton G. Cooperstown Funeral About 1931-32

Dr. Milton G. Wright Buried
In Family Plot at Hartwick

Many Attend Funeral of Well Known Mt. Vision
Physician—Cooperstown Bankers and
Masons Attend Services In a Body

Cooperstown, June 28---The funeral of Dr. Milton G. Wright was very largely attended from his late home in Mt. Vision at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. Miles Lowell Yates, rector of Christ church of this village, officiated and burial was made in the family plot in the Hartwick cemetery.
The bearers were old-time neighbors of the deceased, and included Carl Cleveland, Burt Pearsons, Bruce Robinson, Charles Beckley, Leon Dixon, and Horace Harrison.
Many beautiful floral pieces from friends and organizations with which the much beloved physician had been affiliated, gave silent testimony of the high esteem in which he was held. Officers and directors of the First national bank of Cooperstown with which Dr. Wright had been associated with for many years, attended the services in a body. There were also present a large delegation of the Laurens Masonic lodge. The board of directors of the Otsego county sanitarium, as well as many friends from Otsego and surrounding counties, were in attendance. The Cooperstown delegation included: Charles A. Scott, R. W. Ellworth, Judge Adrian A. Pierson, Harry H. Willsey, John F. Moakler, and Newton D. Gilmore, all of the First National bank; Dr. F. J. Atwell, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rose, and Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Smith.
Others present from out-of-town included: Dr. and Mrs. Dean Harrison of Washington Mills, Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Gregory of Whitney Point, Mrs. Margaret
Pattengill of ?Ron?, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jarvis of Ilion, Mr. and Mrs. Burns of Herkimer, Mr. and Mrs. Van B. Pruyn of Morris, Judge Henry L. Shove of Oneonta.

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