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Clair W Andrus
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1879
Conewango Valley
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1965
Conewango Valley
Chautauqua County
New York, USA

Obituary: Randolph NY Register, July 14, 1965
Funeral Services for Clair Andrus Held on Tuesday
Funeral services for Clair Waith Andrus, 88, of Conewango Valley, were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home at 14 Church Street.
The Rev. Harley Acker, pastor of the Steamburg Union Church, officiated. Burial was in Conewango Cemetery.
Children walking across a field found the body of Mr. Andrus, who had lived alone on the Conewango Road, on Saturday. He had apparently died of a heart attack on Thursday as he was bringing home a ladder loaned earlier to a neighbor, Donald Finch.
He had refused help to carry the ladder home, it was reported. He had suffered the attack while going up a small hill on the way to his home and his body was found between the rungs of the ladder. Dr. George A. Hays, a Cattaraugus County coroner issued a certificate of death due to heart disease.
A farmer for sixty-five years in the Conewango area, Mr. Andrus had also worked as a carpenter for Ellis Bronze Co. in Falconer for thirteen yean before retiring from that position. Born In Ellington Feb. 20, 1879, he was the son of Hiram and Nellie Waith Andrus.
His wife. Mrs. Gro's good neighbor in the 1ace Towers Andrus, who was named Conewang940's , died Dec. 2, 1955. Surviving are a son, Herman Andrus of Ashville; one grandson, Major Kermit Andrus stationed in California; four great
grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mayme Nelson of Ellington. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hiram Warren Andrus (1852 - 1938)
  Hellen Waith Andrus (1854 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace May Towers Andrus (1881 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clair W Andrus (1879 - 1965)
  Mamie E. Andrus Nelson (1883 - 1968)*
  Cyrus Andrus (1883 - 1886)**
  Helen Bates Andrus (1888 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rutledge Cemetery
Conewango
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Plot: Location 3, Range 35
 
Created by: Claudia Patterson
Record added: Jun 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11253012
Clair W Andrus
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