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Lillian Huntley Congdon Lear
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1884
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1972
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Obituary:

Syracuse, New York
The Post-Standard newspaper
Monday, November 6, 1972
Page 8, Columns 5 and 6

Mrs. Lillian Lear Rites Wednesday

Services for Mrs. Lillian Congdon, Lear, 88, of 862 Ackerman Ave., who died Friday at her home, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Chase Funeral Home, 1520 South Ave. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning.
A 1906 graduate of the Syracuse University School of Design, Mrs. Lear was a member of Chi Omega sorority, a charter member of its Mother's Club, and a member of the Current Events Club, and the Wednesday Club.
She was the widow of SU Prof. Fred R. Lear.
Mrs. Lear was a life member of the Silverman Hospital Auxiliary, a member of First United Methodist Church and a charter member of its Browning Circle.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Roma Loren of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Cordelia Buell of Flushing, Mich., and Mrs. Ruth Mowry; a sister, Mrs. Eunice Hain of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a brother, Albert Congdon of Waynesboro, Va.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or to Syracuse University Rare Books Library.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Albert Congdon (1847 - 1926)
  Lillie Dale Huntley Congdon (1856 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Frederick Roy Lear (1882 - 1950)*
 
 Children:
  Roma Lear Loren (1913 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen L. Congdon (1877 - 1895)*
  Albert B. Congdon (1879 - 1973)*
  Lillian Huntley Congdon Lear (1884 - 1972)
  Eunice Blakesley Congdon Hain (1894 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Corning
Steuben County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Tom C.
Record added: Oct 27, 2011
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Lillian Huntley <i>Congdon</i> Lear
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