Obituaries of People Buried in
Morehouse Methodist Cemetery

The obituaries below were gathered from a wonderful central NYS historical newspaper site! These obits are of people who have been buried in the cemetery at Morehouse which is situated next to the old Morehouse Methodist Church. A few of these obituaries indicate that the person was buried there, but there does not exist a gravestone. If you have an obituary for another person buried in this cemetery, please send it in. This is NOT a complete listing, just those that I've been able to find so far!

Adamo, Julia
(no headstone recorded)

Utica Daily Press

Julia Adamo

Herkimer - Mrs. Julia Adamo, 89, of the Herkimer County Home, widow of Umberto Adamo, died Monday in Herkimer Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Rossano Province, Constanza, Italy, daughter of Frank and Caroline Perrella. She was married to Mr. Adamo in 1904 in Italy. He died in 1962 in New York City.

Mrs. Adamo came to the United States in 1912 and resided in the new York City area until 1972 when she came to Cold Brook to live with her son, Alfred Adamo.

The funeral will be at 11 Thursday from the Burns-Richer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Spring in the Hoffmeister Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Thursday morning until the time of the funeral.

Bedal, Doloreus M.

Utica Daily Press
Feb 1946

Mrs. Manuel Bedal

Hoffmeister - Mrs. Delores Bedal, wife of Manuel Bedal, 81, of Hoffmeister, died unexpectedly Feb. 7, 1946, in a Utica hospital.

Mrs. Bedal was born in Barcelona, Spain, Jan. 12, 1865. She came to this country at the age of 16 and made her home in Brooklyn. She moved to Hoffmeister 50 years ago where she since has resided.

Her only survivor is her husband.

The funeral will be held in the Pritchard Funeral Home, Holland Patent, at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Interment will be in the receiving vault in the Holland Patent Cemetery awaiting burial in the Hoffmeister Cemetery in the spring.

Bedal, Manuel

Utica Daily Press
Monday, Sept. 8, 1958

Manuel Bedal, 78
Operator of Camp

Hoffmeister - Manuel Bedal, 78, resident of Hoffmeister, Hamilton County, for the past 37 years, died in a Utica hospital Sept. 5, 1958, after a long illness.

Mr. Bedal was bornin Catalan, Spain, June 19, 1880, and came to America in 1885. He operated Manuel's Camp and Boat Livery at the head of Piseco Lake for about 30? years.

In 1922, he was married at Albany to Dolores Somborn who died in February, 1946. There are no survivors.

The funeral will take place tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. from the Pritchard-Koerner Funeral Home. Holland Patent, and at 9 from St. Leo's Catholic Church, Holland Patent, A requiem high Mass will be offered. Interment will be in the Methodis Cemetery, Hoffmeister.

Blackledge, George Newton

Utica Daily Press
1942 (exact date unknown)

Blackledge - Thursday, Sept 10, 1942. George N. Blackledge, aged 42 years, of Hoffmeister, N.Y., at a Utica hospital. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Friel, Charles E.

Many newspaper accounts of the shooting and trial: Charles Friel was shot on 15 Nov 1953 and died of his wounds on 20 Nov 1953.
from one account: ... On trial are John Nicoll, 26 and Irvan Fredericks, 25, both of Scotia, accused of the fatal shooting of Charles Friel, 25, Morehouseville, lumberjack. Friel was allegedly shot with a rifle while driving a car along Route 8 near the Herkimer-Hamilton County line...
other accounts state that one of the men shot Charles from another car and that the shot went through the car, entered Charles back and lodged in his abdomen.

Hagedorn, Henry

See Obits From Visitors

Hagadorn, Lilia

See Ham Co. News 1893

Hoffmeister, Christina M.

Utica Daily Press, May 1944

Mrs. C. M. Hoffmeister

Cold Brook - Mrs. Christina M. Hoffmeister, 84, died May 8, 1944, in the home of Grant Fenner, this village, after a long illness.

Born in Morehouseville she was the daughter of Frederick and Louise Finkman Hoffmeister. She attended the Methodist Church.

Surviving are two nephews and three nieces.

The funeral will be from the Autenrith Funeral Home, Newport, at 1 p.m. today.

Hurter, George J.

See Hamilton County News 1954

Kreuzer, Albert Francis

See Obituaries of Hamilton County Residents #3

Kreuzer, Bridget K.

See Hamilton County News 1901

Kreuzer, Ella Ryan

Utica Daily Press
June 13, 1938

Mrs. George W. Kreuzer

Mrs. George W. Kreuzer, 58, died Saturday in her home, 4 Kellogg, after a long illness.

Mrs. Kreuzer was the wife of one of the men who discovered the lost fliers at Morehouseville about three years ago, when an airplane made a forced landing in the Adirondacks.

Ella A. Ryan was born in Rome. She lived in Utica many years and returned two years ago from Morehouseville because of illness. She was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart.

She leaves her husband, three sisters, Mrs. Joseph Tapley, Rome, Mrs. Frances Taylor, Utica, and Mrs. Eliza J. Woodard, Hartford, Conn. and several nieces and nephews.

Kreuzer, Fredrick L.

Rome Semi-Weekly Citizen
Friday, 30 June 1899

Fred Krentzer [sic], guide at Jock's lake, died yesterday. He was one of the best guides in the woods. His father and mother live at Morehouseville.

Albany Evening Journal
30 Jun 1899

Sudden Death in the Woods

Frederick Kreutzer, One of the Best Known Men of the Adirondacks Dies.

North Lake, June 30, - Frederick Kreutzer, a guide at Jock's Lake, died very suddenly yesterday. On Wednesday, in company with a party, he left the club house for West creek. They had traveled about two miles, when Mr. Kreutzer complained of being sick. The party advised him to return to the lodge. He started back and got nso far as the fish hatchery, where in the evening some others found him and brought him back to the lodge. He was taken with cramps and at an early hour yesterday he passed away. Dr. Morey of Remsen was sent for, but he arrived a short time after the young man's death. Mr. Kreutzer's home was at Morehouseville, where his father and mother reside. He was well liked by all who knew him, was a member of the Masonic order and one of the best guides in the Adirondacks. Interment will be had at Morehouseville.

Kreuzer, George W.

Utica Daily Press
10 Jun 1948

Kreuzer - George W. Kreuzer at Morehouseville, N.Y., on Tuesday, June 8, 1948, age 72 years. Funeral services from the Methodist Church at Morehouseville, today (Thursday), June 10, at 2 o'clock, EDT. Interment in the Methodist cemetery, Morehouseville, N.Y. Friends are respectfully invited.

Kreuzer, Micheal J.

Boonville Adirondack Tourist
Thursday, Aug 27, 1891

The members of the Newport lodge, No. 455, F. and A. M., are intending to attend in a body the funeral of Michael Kreutzer [sic] at Morehouseville on Wednesday.

Lawson, Amelia

Utica Daily Press
21 Apr 1964

Mrs. Amelia Lawson
Poland - Mrs. Amelia E. Lawson, 74, a resident here for the past 35 years died yesterday in Herkimer Memorial Hospital.

She was born in the Town of Morehouse, daughter of George and Amelia Schall Hurter. She was married to Arthur Lawson in 1910. The couple operated the Kuyahoora Inn until his death in 1946.

She was a member of the Newport Easter Star and attended the Poland Community Baptist Church.

She leaves a son, Arthur Jr., Cleveland, N.Y.

The funeral will be at 2 Thursday from the Autenrith Funeral Home, Newport, with the Rev. John S. Madden; Poland Community Baptist Church pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Town of Morehouse Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today and tomorrow.

Mosher, Florence E.
(no headstone recorded)

Utica Daily Press
Tuesday, 12 Aug 1986

Florence E. Mosher

Town of Morehouse - Florence E. Mosher, 69, of Route 8, died August 10, 1986 at Faxton Hospital.

Mrs. Mosher was born July 30, 1917, in the Town of Morehouse, a daughter of the late Fred and Eva Hagadorn Remonda. Her marriage to Alfred J. Mosher took place april 11, 1943. Mr. Mosher died March 11, 1952. She was a member of the Morehouse United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Margorie Mosher, of Morehouse, and Mrs. John (Mary) May, of CO; two sons, Alfred (John) Mosher, of Fairfield and Frederick D. MOsher, of Little Falls; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hall, of Glversville, and Mrs. Orllia Youker, of Salisbury Center, one brother, Leonard Remonda, of Northville; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held, from the Autenrith Funeral Home, Newport, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. William Stubba officiating. Interment will take place in the Morehouse Cemetery. Calling hours at the Funeral Home are Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9. Memorials may be made to the Morehouse Methodist Church or the Morehouse Volunteer Fire Department.

Palm, Edward G.

Utica Daily Press
Jan 1940

Morehouse Man Dies After Eating

Cold Brook - Edward G. Palm, 55, died unexpectedly Jan. 10, 1940 at his house here. He was stricken while resting after his evening meal and a Hamilton County coroner said he died of a heart attack. Mr. Palm had been cutting wood all day.

Born in Morehouseville, he was a son of the late Carl and Marie Buechle Palm and had lived in Morehouseville district all his life. For many years Mr. Palm was caretaker of the Morehouse Lake Club and served for several years as town highway superintendent. He married Fannie Partello in 1905.

Surviving are, his wife and three sons, Charles, Saratoga; Arthur, Frankfort, and Albert, Greene: also a brother, John, Utica.

The funeral will be at 1:30 o'clock Saturday from his home and at 2 from the Morehouseville Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kenneth L. Combs, pastor of the Middleville, Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Morehouseville.

Partello, Charles M.

from a local Herkimer newspaper, 31 Dec 1983

Charles Partello

Hoffmeister - Charles M. Partello, 91, formerly of Hoffmeister, died Dec 29, 1983 at the Fox Hostpital, Oneonta.

Mr. Partello was born october 8, 1892 in Morehouseville, the son of the late Daniel and Josephine Maheux Partello. He guided hunting parties in the Morehouseville area and assisted state surveyers on many parcels in the Adirondacks. For many years, he was a self-employed logger and served as Supervisor of the Town of Morehouse for over 30 years. Mr. Partello was a Veteran of the U. S. Army, having served during WWI and a member of Adirondack Post No. 1118 American Legion, Cold Brook. He was also a member of Newport Lodge N. 455 F& AM, the Scottish Rite and Ziyara Temple, both of Utica.

Mr. Partello is survived by several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held from the Autenrith Funeral Home, Newport on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Arthur J. Tefft, pastor of Morehouse United Methodist Church officiating. Spring intermane will take place in the Morehouse Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sunday 2-4 only. Newport Lodge N. 455 F&AM will conduct ritualistic services at the funeral home Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Remonda, Eva M. (Hagadorn)

see her obit in Short Obituaries submitted by our visitors

Remonda, Fred M.

Utica Daily Press, 27 Feb 1953

Frederick M. Remonda

Morehouseville - Frederick M. Remonda, 72 Town of Morehouse highway employee, died Feb. 26, 1953, in a Utica hospital after a long illness.

He was born Apr. 25, 1880, in the Town of Morehouse, a son of Theodore and Ida Becraft Remonda. He married the former Eva Hagadorn of Morehouseville on Nov. 30, 1904.

A life-long resident of the Town of Morehouse he had been employed by the town and county highway departments for many years. For two years he had been town supervisor and for several years he had served as highway superintendent and town assessor.

Mr. Remonda attended the Methodist Church.

He leaves his wife and four daughters, Mrs. Willard Jones, Whitesboro; Mrs. Ruth Cristman, Johnstown; Mrs. Alfred Mosher, Morehouseville, and Mrs. William Youker, Newport; four sons, Rollin Remonda, Manlius; Leonard Remonda, Northville; Ralph Remonda, Morehouseville, and Howard Remonda, Newport; two sisters, Mrs. Howard Conkling, Utica and Mrs. Priscilla Hurter, Lake George: four brothers, Theodore Remonda, Morehouseville; Elias Remonda, Utica; Charles Remonda, Ilion, and James Remonda, Syracuse; 16 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Pritchard Funeral Home, Holland Patent, with the Rev. Francis Jones, pastor of Highland Baptist Church, Utica, officiating. Holland Patent receiving vault will be used awaiting Spring burial in Morehouseville cemetery in the spring.

Remonda, George F.

Utica Daily Press
Friday, Sept. 17, 1943

Former Pastor
Dies in Army
In S. America

Pvt. George Remonda, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Remonda, Morehouseville, former assistant pastor of the Highland Baptist Church, Utica, died in South America, according to a telegram from the War Department, received by his parents yesterday.

The message gave no details, stating that death had occurred in Latin America Sept. 12. It added that a letter will follow. According ot letters received recently by relatives, it is believed that the young soldier had been in South america only a few weeks.

During his short career as a clergyman Remonda's sermons provoked wide comment. Prior ot his induction in the Army he expressed his views on world peace with the comment that peace can be guaranteed only if it is build on the practice of Jesus and his principles.

A graduate of Poland Central School in 1940, he was active in many school organizations; he was editor of the Press Club and president of the Dramatic and French Clubs. He won the Inter-Valley League public speaking contest.

He studied for the ministry at the Christian Alliance Gospel Tabernacle in Utica during his regular schooling.

Surviving, besides his parents, are four sisters, Mrs. Edith Jones, Whitesboro; Mrs. James Christman, Johnstown; Mrs. William Youker, Newport; and Mrs. Alfred Mosher, Morehouseville; and four brothers, Howard, and Ralph Remonda, at home, Pvt. Leonard Remonda in Greenland, and Rollin Remonda, Syracuse.

VanHyning, Virginia

Utica Herald Dispatch
28 Dec 1983

Mrs. Raymond VanHyning

Piseco - Mrs. Raymond (Virginia) VanHyning, 68, died Tuesday in Faxton Hospital after a long illness.

She was born in Wooster, N.Y., daughter of LeRoy and Gertrude Yendle Guller. She married Mr. VanHyning, Septemger 9, 1950. She was of the Protestant Faith.

Surviving besides her husband are several cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the John G. Ackley Funeral Home, Remsen, with burial in Morehouse Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 7-9 at the Funeral Home.

Wasnenack, Carl G.


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