Selected Families and Individuals


Harry R. DANO

Obituary:  ALEXANDRIA BAY, June 13---Harry R. Dano, 70, retired boat captain, died at 3 Sunday afternoon at his home at Thousand Island Park.  He had been ill a year and had returned Friday from Roswell Park Memorial Hospital, Buffalo.

    The funeral will be from the Giltz Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay, Tuesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Adrian C. Gray, pastor of the Reformed Church, Thousand Island Park, officiating.  Burial will be in Wellesley Island Cemetery.  Friends may call
at the funeral home this evening.

    Surviving are a step-daughter, Mrs. John (Elaine) Hansson, Thousand Island Park; a brother, Lloyd, Roseburg, Ore.; and a sister, Mrs. Lillian Martin, Roseburg, Ore.

    Mr. Dano was born at Thousand Island Park, Sept. 24, 1889, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stillman G. Dano.

    He was a lifelong resident of Thousand Island Park and in his earlier life was a channel barge captain.  Later he rented out his own boat and was a painter.  He was married to Mrs. Marie Deschamps of Normandy, France, at Thousand Island
Park in 1934.  She died Jan. 3, 1957.  In recent years Mr. Dano spent the winters in Florida.  He was a member of the volunteer fire department and of the Densmore Bay Fish and Game Club.


1  CMNT Stepdaughter To Harry.

Harvey Albert DANO

Obituary (from newspaper of 9 June 1945):  ALEXANDRIA BAY---Miss Grace Eleanor Dano, daughter of Mrs. Harvey Albert Dano of Thousand Island Park, was to be married in Middletown this afternoon, unaware of the fact that her father, a well-known
contractor, died suddenly in this village late Friday night.

    Her mother, attending the ceremony in which her daughter is to be the bride of Lieut. William Milton Baxley, Seattle, Wash., was said to be unaware of the death of her husband because a delivery of a telegram directed to her and containing
the tragic news was ordered held up until after the ceremony.

    Mr. Dano, 60, died at 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Ida Hunt Nursing Home in this village of coronary scherosis.  He was stricken about 4 in the afternoon and taken to the nursing home an hour later.  He was attended by Dr. Harold Gokey who was

    The body was taken to LaFargeville where it will remain pending funeral arrangements being completed by Mrs. Dano.

    Mr. Dano was born March 31, 1885, near Thousand Island Park, a son of Mrs. Jennie Andrews and the late Stillman Dano.  He had spent all his life at Thousand Island Park where he was a contractor.  He was a member of the Methodist Church.

    He is survived by his wife, who left for Middletown Thursday night; eight children, Staff Sgt. Stillman Dano, in France; Sgt. Albertus Dano, recently returned from overseas and stationed in a New York hospital; Pvt. Kenneth Smith, in
England; T/Sgt. Ralph Dano, in France; Cpl. Howard Dano, also in France; William Dano, West Theresa; Miss Grace Eleanor Dano and Miss Beatrice Dano, this village; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Andrews Dano, Oregon; two brothers, Harry Dano, New York,
and Lloyd, Oregon, and seven grandchildren.


Obituary (from newspaper of 11 April 1961):  LaFargeville---Neil F. Dodge, 68, former Clayton farmer who moved to Tampa, Fla., a few years ago, died at 7 this morning at the home of his daugher, Mrs. Dorothy Carter, East Line Road.

    Death was attributed to a stroke.

    Mr. and Mrs. Dodge had come north from Tampa about a week ago on a visit, and were staying at the home of their daughter.

   The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Parker and Hoyt Funeral Home, with Rev. Clifford Sullivan, pastor of the LaFargeville Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Clayton Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home
Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

    Mr. Dodge is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hazel Brill Dodge; his daughter, Mrs. Carter; four sons, Hubert M., Neil F., Jr., Paul E., and Jack, all of Clayton; grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Winnie Bolton and Mrs. Edna Hoover, both of
Tampa, Fla.; and four brothers, Emmett and Erwin, Clayton; Francis, Virginia; and Jerald, Depauville.

    A daughter, Mrs. Glenna Plato, died five years ago.

    Mr. Dodge was born June 8, 1892 in Cape Vincent, a son of Melvin J. and Rhoba Bass Dodge.  He married Miss Hazel Brill March 11, 1914 and the couple farmed at Clayton 25 years until retirement.

    Mr. and Mrs. Dodge had last visited in northern New York four years ago.