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 Alta A. <I>Kuhn</I> Agard

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Alta A. Kuhn Agard

  • Birth 31 Jan 1906
  • Death 18 Jun 2007
  • Burial North Cohocton, Steuben County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 20050258

Alta A. Agard, 101, formerly of 451 Canisteo Street passed away Monday (June 18, 2007) at McAuley Manor surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Wayland, January 31, 1906, the daughter of Leonard and Minnie Knolton Kuhn, she was a graduate of Wayland High School, and attended teachers training class. Alta taught in rural school districts in the Dansville and Wayland areas for 3 years. Later, she was employed as a seamstress at the former Hickey Freeman Plant in Hornell, and following that, she assisted her husband, Harold, in the operation of the Agard Upholstery Shop in Hornell. She was a member of the Hornell United Methodist Church.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Agard in 1998, one brother, Howard Kuhn, and her sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Lewellen Weber.

She is survived by two daughters: Margaret "Peg" (Joseph) Doorley of Almond and Carolyn Lang of Dansville, 7 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews

Friends wishing to send a remembrance, please visit:

The family will be present to receive friends from 1 PM to 3 PM Saturday at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell. A private funeral service will be held for the family with Rev. Terry Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery, Atlanta.

Friends may make memorial contributions to the Recreation & Activities Department at McAuley Manor, 1 Bethesda Drive, North Hornell, NY 14843

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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 23 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20050258
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alta A. Kuhn Agard (31 Jan 1906–18 Jun 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20050258, citing Clearview Cemetery, North Cohocton, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46865112) .