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 Leon Lee Rixton

Leon Lee Rixton

Birth
Callicoon, Sullivan County, New York, USA
Death 4 Apr 1951 (aged 61)
Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lackawaxen, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 10197951 · View Source
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Leon Lee Rixton, 61, Erie Agent, Lackawaxen, Dies At Memorial Hospital
Leon Lee Rixton, 61, of Lackawaxen, died 1:45 o'clock, Wednesday morning, April 4, 1951, at Wayne Memorial hospital, where he had been a patient since March 27. Mr. Rixton was born at Callicoon, N.Y., July 19, 1889, a son of Herman J. and Catherine Sutliff Rixton. He was married November 27, 1919, at Minisink Ford, N.Y., to Augusta Graf, and has been a resident of Lackawaxen for 35 years.
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Frederick H. Rixton of Bloomfield, N.J.; one sister, Clara Doolittle, Ridgewood, N.J.; one grandson, Frederick Rixton Jr., and several nephews.
Funeral services will be held two o'clock Saturday afternoon from the Union Church, Lackawaxen, with Rev. Ernest C. Bradner, pastor of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church, Shohola, officiating. Friends may call at his home, Lackawaxen, Friday afternoon and evening. Interment parish cemetery.
Mr. Rixton was Erie Railroad station agent for 30 years and was one of Lackawaxen's prominent citizens. He was a member of Delaware lodge 561 F & A.M., of Callicoon, N.Y., Pike county section, Valley of the Lehigh, A.A.F.R., Lehigh Consistory, Allentown; Irem Temple, Wilkes-Barre; Port Jervis lodge 645 B.P.O.E. Order of Railroad and Telegraphers, Division 42 and B.A.R.E. Minisink lodge I.O.O.F. of Lackawaxen.

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Leon L. Rixton
Special to the New York Times
Lackawaxen, Pa., April 6-Leon L. Rixton, for three decades an Erie railroad telegrapher and station agent and a Lackawaxen resident for thirty-five years, died Wednesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, Pa., at the age of 61.


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  • Created by: Chester Birish
  • Added: 31 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10197951
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leon Lee Rixton (19 Jul 1889–4 Apr 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10197951, citing Lackawaxen and Union Cemetery, Lackawaxen, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Chester Birish (contributor 46773526) .