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William J Upright, Sr

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Death 19 Aug 1937 (aged 61–62)
Burial New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, USA
Plot B-204
Memorial ID 101524605 · View Source
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William J. Upright, Sr., of Highland, died at Kingston City Hospital Aug. 19 after an illness of two years' duration. He had been a patient at the hospital for two weeks.
Mr. Upright was the only child of the late James and Sarah M. Upright, and born at Canisteo, N.Y., in 1875. He had lived in this vicinity most of his life, and was employed for a number of years on the old Newburgh Daily News. Before his health forced him to retire, he was employed as a stock clerk in the R.J. Reynolds Company of Poughkeepsie.
He is survived by his widow, Harriet Lawson Upright and seven children, Mrs. Myrtle Soule, Hartford, Conn.; Lawson Upright, Gardiner; Williams, Jr., Robert E., Borden D., Carleton E. and Dorothy Upright all of Highland. There are five grandchildren, Thomas and Joyce Upright of Gardiner, and Muriel, Herbert and Robert Soule of Hartford, Conn.
Funeral services were held from the late home on the Kingston road, Aug. 22 with the Rev. Devello S. Haynes of the Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial was in the family plot in the New Paltz Cemetery.
New Paltz Independent September 2, 1937


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  • Created by: Haviland Heidgerd Historical Collection
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101524605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J Upright, Sr (1875–19 Aug 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101524605, citing New Paltz Rural Cemetery, New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Haviland Heidgerd Historical Collection (contributor 47966167) .