Sunday, March 17, 2013

Gould, William Alton 1879-1948 Sidney Obituary

Gould, William Alton 1879-1948 Sidney Obituary


William Alton Gould, a conductor and yardmaster on the Ontario & Western Railroad for 52 years, died at his home at 12 River Street, Monday, following an illness of about six months.
Funeral services were held at 9:30 a. m., Thursday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sidney. The Rev. R. D. Malany, rector, officiated. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Utica.
Mr. Gould was born at Vernon January 9, 1879, son of Otis and Orissa (Clark) Gould. He married Florence Hart. He was a resident of Sidney for 23 years and a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
He was also a member of Norwich Masonic lodge, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Order of Railroad Conductors.
Besides his wife he is survived by a stepson, Hart Tachen of Syracuse and two sisters, Mrs. L. C. Ross of LaFayette, Indiana, and Mrs. Grace Easterbrook, of San Diego, California and also several nieces and cousins.

Passed away May 17, 1948 at Sidney, N. Y.

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