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Frank Russell Holbrook

New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA
Death 7 Dec 1942 (aged 14)
Burial New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 101369764 · View Source
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Funeral services for the late Frank Russell Holbrook, 14 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. Fred W. Holbrook, who died at the Everett Jenner Home on Monday, were held from Dakin's funeral parlors Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Nelson F. Park officiating. Bearers were former schoolmates of the boy, Raymond and Charles Horstman, Harold Miller, James McCormack and Lawrence Mowry. "the Otsego Farmer & Republican, Friday, December 18, 1942.

Frank Russell Holbrook, 14, Found Dead at Jenner Home
Believed despondent over having to return to his home in Newark, N. J., where the family has resided for the past year. Frank Russell Holbrook, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Holbrook, committed suicide in the home of Everett Jenner two miles west of this village last Monday morning about 10 o'clock.
Mr. Jenner and Russell Burdick had left farm home and gone to Norwich to meet Mr. Holbrook who was coming to get his son to return with him to Newark. On arriving at the Jenner home Mr. Holbrook entered the house first finding his son dead on the kitchen floor with a 32- caliber rifle bullet through his right temple......
Frank Russell Holbrook was born in New Berlin on July 18, 1928, son of Fred W. and Gladys (Edwards) Holbrook. With the exception of the past year he spent his entire life in this vicinity, where he attended the New Berlin Central School.
Besides his parents he is survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Holbrook and Mr. Frank Edwards of Columbus, two uncles and an aunt.
The funeral ... burial will be made in Fairview cemetery.
published in The New Berlin Gazette Thursday December 10, 1942

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Russell Holbrook (18 Jul 1928–7 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101369764, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Robi StoneCypher Green (contributor 47776880) .