Selected Families and Individuals



Obituary (from newspaper of 16 Dec. 1976):  CLAYTON---Mrs. Addie D. House, 101, formerly of Clayton, widow of George House, died at 1:26 this morning in the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, where she had resided since March 8, 1975.

    The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Cummings Funeral Home, Clayton, with Rev. Msgr. Herbert Hannon, pastor, St. Mary's Church, officiating.  Spring burial will be in Clayton Cemetery.

    Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.    Donations may be made in her name to the Samaritan Keep Home.

    She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Birney W. (Josephine) Gardner, 139 State Place, and Mrs. Arthur (Jessie) Wiedeman, Glen Park, and a son, Robert, House Road, Clayton.

    A son, John, Clayton, Route 1, died Nov. 30, 1967, at the age of 70.  Three daughters are also deceased.  Mrs. Clarence (Hazel) Haskins, Watertown, died Feb. 4, 1969, at the age of 59, Mrs. Noni Rousseau died Jan. 8, 1967, at Three Mile
Bay, and Mrs. Paul (Gertrude) Garnsey died in Watertown in 1946.

    Born Nov. 9, 1875, daughter of James and Elizabeth Daniels, she married George House, who died about 50 years ago.  She had resided most of her life in the Clayton section and had worked as a cook at the Golden Anchor Restaurant.


Obituary (from newspaper of 1 Dec. 1967):  CLAYTON---John L. House, 70, Clayton, R.D. 1, died at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, Thursday evening at 10:45.  He had been admitted at 2 p.m. that day.

    The funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Cummings Funeral Home, with Rev. Dean P. Shaw of the Clayton Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Clayton Cemetery.

    Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.

    Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Addie D. House; a brother, Robert F., Clayton; three sisters, Mrs. Jessie Wiedeman, Glen Park, Mrs. Bernard (Josephine) Gardner and Mrs. Clarence (Hazel) Haskins, both of Watertown, nieces and nephews.

    A sister, Mrs. Nonie Rousseau, died at Three Mile Bay Jan. 8, 1967, and Mrs. Paul (Gertrude) Garnsey, another sister, died in Watertown, in 1946.

    Born July 3, 1897 at Clayton, a son of George and Addie Daniels House, he attended local schools and was a life resident of the Clayton vicinity.  Following his employment with Frink Sno-Plow, Inc., Clayton, he worked for Crowley's milk
plant, LaFargeville, until his retirement.

    He was a veteran of World War I and II.


Obituary (from newspaper of 4 Feb. 1969):  Mrs. Hazel Haskins, 59, wife of Clarence D. Haskins, 579 Burdick St., was pronouned dead upon arrival at the emergency room of the Mercy Hospital at 10:30 this morning.  Death was attributed to a
coronary thrombosis and aterio-sclerotic heart disease by a physician.  She had apparently died at home.

    She was hurried to the hospital from her home by Guilfoyle's ambulance.

    The body was removed to the Hart Funeral Home.

    Mrs. Haskins was the former Miss Hazel House of Clayton, daughter of George and Addie Daniels House of Clayton.  She spent the early part of her life there.

    She was married to Clarence D. Haskins of Three Mile Bay on April 13, 1929, at the parsonage of the Clayton Methodist Church.  Following their marriage, they lived first at Three Mile Bay.

    Survivors, besides her husband, include three children; two sisters, Mrs. Bernard W. (Josephine) Gardner, 663 Lansing St., and Mrs. Jessie Wiedeman, Glen Park, and  a brother, Robert F. House, House Road, Clayton.


Obituary (from newspaper of 29 Nov. 1996):  THREE MILE BAY---Adalore J. Rousseau, 64, resident of Three Mile Bay 35 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack.

    He was stricken at the home of Mrs. Kate McKinley where he tended the furnace winters and mowed the lawn in the summer.  He had suffered a heart condition for years.

    The funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. at All Saints Church, Chaumont, with Rev. Gerald A. Sharland, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Three Mile Bay Cemetery.

    Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Clark Memorial Funeral Home, Chaumont.

    Mr. Rousseau is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nonie H. Rousseau and a brother, Alfred, Detroit, Mich.

    He was born Feb., 11, 1897, in Malone, a son of William and Adeline Lamica Rousseau and moved to Three Mile Bay 35 years ago.  He was a veteran of World War I.

    He married Miss Nonie House on Oct. 12, 1922, in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Watertown, with Rev. J. J. Quinn officiating.  Mr. Rousseau was employed as a laborer until his retirement a number of years ago due to poor health.