Selected Families and Individuals



Obituary (from newspaper of 6 Nov. 1992):  LAFARGEVILLE---Neil J . Dodge Sr., 71, Plank Road, died Friday afternoon at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been admitted Thursday following a cerebral hemorrhage.

    The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, with the Rev. Mark Pierce, United Methodist Church minister of LaFargeville, officiating.  A military graveside service will be held at Grove Cemetery.

    Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations may be made to the LaFargeville Rescue Squad.

    Surviving are his wife, Betty, Edwards; four sons, Ronald, Philadelphia, Pa., Neil Jr., at home, Craig, LaFargeville, and Steven, Ledyard, Conn.; three daughters, Mrs. Al (Judy) Gotham, LaFargeville, Sherri Dodge, Hammond, and Mrs. John
(Cathy) Czerwinski, Watertown; several grandchildren, and two brothers, Paul, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jack, East Line Road, Clayton.

    A sister, Dorothy Carter, died before him.  A daughter, Donna LaBow, died in 1984.  A son, Allen, died in 1969, and another son, Eugene, died in 1975.

    Born Sept. 27, 1921, in the town of Clayton, a son of Neil J. and Hazel Brill Dodge Sr., he attended local schools and served in the Army during World War II.  He was discharged from the Army in 1946.

    On May 16, 1946, he married Betty J. Timmerman in the parsonage of the LaFargeville Methodist Church.

    Mr. Dodge owned and operated a dairy farm and was employed by Frink Sno-Plow of Clayton for 25 years, retiring in 1983.

    He was a member of American Legion Post 1788.

Merton B. HUCK

Obituary:  Merton B. Huck, 72, native of the town of Lyme and a long-time resident of Three Mile Bay, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning after a short illness at Hara-Wyn Shore Acres, Lyndonville, where he had operated a summer cottage court
since 1955.  His home was at 138 Wellington Ave., Rochester.

    The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Scharett and Mitchell Funeral Home, 21 West Ave., Albion, with Rev. Paul Beech, pastor of the East Gaines Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Carlton Cemetery, near Albion.

    Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Bates, Brookfield, Conn., and Miss Aldeen D. Huck, Rochester; a son, Albert D. Huck, Three Mile Bay, who is taking jet flight training in the west for T.W.A. for which he has been a pilot since
leaving the Air Force; two brothers, Milford A. Huck, Syracuse, and Leonard A. Huck, Sackets Harbor; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Grinnell, Northville, Mich.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Another daughter, Mrs. Gladys Buckley of
Rochester, is dead.

    Mr. Huck was born Sept. 9, 1888, in the town of Lyme, son of Albert and Dorothy Klock Huck.  He was educated in the Putnam rural school.  He served during World War I in the Army with duty in France.  On Aug. 17, 1917, he married Miss Ruby
Dodge, a native of Cape Vincent, at the home of her parents.

    A carpenter by trade, Mr. Huck operated a service station at Three Mile Bay, where the couple lived until 1941, when they moved to Rochester.  Following his retirement, Mr. Huck had operated the summer cottage business at Lyndonville. Mrs.
Huck died Dec. 22, 1957 in an Albion hospital at the age of 61.


Obituary (from newspaper of 23 Dec. 1957):  ALBION---Mrs. Ruby Dodge Huck, 61, Rochester, a native of Cape Vincent and for 25 years a resident of Three Mile Bay, died Sunday in the Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital, Albion, where she had been a
patient a week.

   The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Scharett-Mitchell Funeral Home, Albion, with Rev. Paul Faust, pastor of the Albion Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Carlton Cemetery, Albion.

    Mrs. Huck is survived by her husband, Merton Huck, Rochester, five brothers, Gerald Dodge, DePauville, Emmett Dodge, Clayton, Neal Dodge and Erwin Dodge, both of Tampa, Fla., and Dr. Francis Dodge, Tibitha, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Edna
Hoover and Mrs. Winnie Bolton, both of Tampa, Fla.; a son, Albert Huck, Brookfield, Conn., and three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Bates, Brookfield, Conn., Mrs. Gladys Buckley and Miss Aldeen Huck, both of Rochester.

    Mrs. Huck was born at Cape Vincent Aug. 11, 1896, the daughter of Melvin J. and Rhoba Bass Dodge.  In 1916, she moved to Three Mile Bay.  She was married to Merton Huck Aug. 17, 1917.  Mr. Huck operated a service station at Three Mile Bay
until 1941, when the couple moved to Rochester.

Jannette Alida (Nettie) DODGE

Obituary:  CLAYTON, Feb. 3.---The funeral of Mrs. Janette A. Dodge Sheley, 88, who died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Rohn, Bloomfield, N.J., last Saturday, will be held at the Cummings Funeral Home in this
village at 2 Wednesday afternoon.

    Mrs. Sheley, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Francis Dodge, was the widow of Charles O. Sheley of Clayton and was a native of this town.  Her husband died 29 years ago and she had since resided at 321 Merrick St., Clayton.  About six
weeks ago, however, she went to visit her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Rohn, in Bloomfield, N.J., and died there after an illness of about three weeks.  She had spent the most of her married life on a farm in the town of Clayton.

    She was a member of the Clayton Methodist Church, of the Clayton chapter, O.E.S., and of the Clayton Grange.

    Mrs. Sheley is survived by her daughter, Mrs. W. L. (Doris) Rohn; two grandchildren, Janette Kopple, Schenectady, and Charles L. Rohn, Bloomfield, N.J., and by one great-grandchild, Suzanne Kopple.