|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1871|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1951|
August son of Frank and Harriett (Pickard) Velia.
Ionia Daily Sentinel, 26 Nov 1951
August Velia, 80, died at the Ionia County Memorial hospital Monday, November 26, at 12:45 a.m. after being a patient there since Friday. He has been ill for six weeks.
For the past eight years he had been making his home with his sister, Mrs. George Chadwick, of 527 West Washington street.
He was born in Niagara county, N. Y., January 22, 1871, son of Frank and Harriet Velia. He spent the greater part of his life in Gratiot county.
Surviving are two brothers, Ray of Breckenridge and Archie of Ionia, and six sisters, Mrs. Anna Wolverton of Coopersville, Mrs. Chadwick of Ionia, Mrs. Mary Gresco of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Harry Smith of St. Louis and Mrs. Ella Duffy and Mrs. Albert Scheible of Ionia.
Funeral services will be conducted at SS. Peter and Paul church Wednesday at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet cemetery. Rosary will be said at the Boynton funeral home at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Frank Velia (1850 - 1899)
Harriet Pickard Velia (1849 - 1924)
August Velia (1871 - 1951)
Mary Jane Velia Gresco (1888 - 1970)*
Archie Velia (1896 - 1983)*
1872 Cross 1951
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section B Lot 35
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
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