20 May 2012

Elmer Duprey Obituary

Elmer Duprey

Old Resident of Black Brook Dead

Elmer Duprey, one of the oldest residents of Black Brook, died at his home in that community last Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock, after a lingering illness of nearly a year.  Mr. Duprey, who was born in Canada was 73 years of age, and had spent 69 years of his life in the town of Black Brook.  He was widely known throughout Clinton and Essex counties, and had a host of friends who will regret to learn of his passing.  He is survived by five sons, Wilfred, who resides in California, Orrel of Lake Placid, Wilbur of Albany, Edward of Black Brook and Chester of Black Brook; three daughters, Mrs. Addie Frange of California, Mrs. Florence Douglass of Black Brook and another daughter residing in Detroit.  One brother Eugene of this village, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen Stebbin of Brooklyn also survive him.  The funeral was held from St. Matthew's church, Black Brook, on Monday at 9 o'clock, and was largely attended.  Interment was in St. Matthew's cemetery.

THE RECORD-POST, Au Sable Forks, NY, May 24, 1934, Page 4

(Elmer is my maternal great-great uncle)

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