Monday, January 14, 2013

Rockwell, Della Mary (Fitch) 1865-1956 Mt. Vision Obituary

Rockwell, Della Mary (Fitch) 1865-1956 Mt. Vision Obituary

Mrs. Della Rockwell

MOUNT VISION---Mrs. Della Mary Rockwell, 90, died Wednesday at the home of her son, Lynn D. Rockwell, South Wellfleet, Mass.
Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday in the First Baptist church, Mount Vision, with the Rev. Loren Hawver, West Edmeston, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Charles S. Scott Jr., pastor of the Mount Vision church.. Burial will be in Lena Cemetery. Friends may call at the Tilley Funeral Home until service time.
Mrs. Rockwell was born Nov. 11, 1865 in New Lisbon, daughter of Edgar and Mary (Gillette) Fitch. She was a lifelong resident of this community. She was the oldest member of Lena Grange and for several years leader of the Lena Home Bureau.
Surviving besides her son in Massachusetts are another son, Percy B. Rockwell, Mount Vision; four grandchildren, Sheldon and Wilbur Rockwell, South Wellfleet; Richard Rockwell of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Robert Rockwell, Monroe, and nine great grandchildren.

According to Lena Cemetery Records online, her date of birth was 1866.  She was the wife of Sheldon Rockwell (1856-1917).  A son of theirs, Lester E. is buried
there.  He died on 4 Apr. 1891 at 8 mos and 19 days.

A Percy B. Rockwell 1898-1971 and his wife, Nonda M. 1899-1981 are also among the Rockwells buried at Lena.  

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