Monday, December 10, 2012

Strait, Anna (Grayson) 1879-1941 New Lisbon Obituary

Strait, Anna (Grayson)  1879-1941  New Lisbon Obituary

"NEW LISBON - Mrs. Anna Strait, wife of Bert Strait passed away shortly after noon, Saturday, June 21st at her home at New Lisbon, at the age of sixty-one. She had been in declining health for nearly four years with Hodgkins disease and since January confined to her bed. The funeral was held from the Stilwell Funeral parlors at Hartwick, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. William Gartshore, pastor of the United Presbyterian church at Garrattsville officiated, assisted by the Rev. C. E. Vermilya of the Methodist church. Interment was in Hillington cemetery at Morris ... Anna Grayson Bertwell was born in Providence, R. I., August 13, 1879. Her parents, William and Hannah Grayson, came from England. She was twice married, her first husband, Harold Bertwell, to whom she was married nearly thirty-five years ago, died a number of years ago. Their entire married life was passed in Providence and Warwick, R. I. Coming to New Lisbon, she married Bert Strat of Morris, June 15, 1935, their home being at New Lisbon since their marriage. Surviving besides her husband are one brother, J. Grayson of Providence; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ella Grayson and one niece, Mrs. Pearl Perkins of Warwick, together with a wide circle of friends who unite with the family in their sorrow." ["The Otsego Farmer & Republican" (Cooperstown, NY), Fri., Jul. 4, 1941, Page Three]

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