Doris Viola <I>Gilmore</I> Blakeslee

Doris Viola Gilmore Blakeslee

Birth
Onoville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Death 9 Apr 1954 (aged 47)
Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Spartansburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5965026 · View Source
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daughter of John Henry Gilmore
and Minnie Mae Macon;
wife of Paul Arthur Blakeslee
- married June 23, 1928

"Mrs Doris V Blakeslee, wife of Paul A Blakeslee of Spartansburg, RD 3, died last evening in Corry Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. She was 47 years old. The daughter of John H and Minnie Macon Gilmore, Mrs Blakeslee was born Sept 13, 1906 in Onoville, NY. She was married to Mr Blakeslee on June 23, 1928. Surviving besides her husband are three children, Mrs Beverly Kenniston, William A Blakeslee and Paul G Blakeslee, all of Spartansburg, RD 3; four grandchildren; two brothers, Merle Gilmore of Forestville, NY, and Milo Gilmore of Cassadaga, NY; and four sisters, Mrs Blanche Wooley of Fredonia, NY, Mrs Cora Hatch of Austin, PA, Mrs Egbert Farmer of Collins, NY, and Mrs Bessie Powers of Fredonia. A sister, Mrs Fred Miller, died last July. Friends may call...at the Torrey and Hays funeral home, Spartansburg...Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Spartansburg."
(Titusville Herald, April 10, 1954, p.5)

"Doris Blakeslee, Former Resident Of Area, Is Dead - Mrs Doris V Blakeslee, 47, of RFD 3, Spartansburg, formerly a resident of the Dunkirk-Fredonia area, died Friday evening in the Corry Memorial hospital after an extended illness. Mrs Blakeslee was the daughter of John H and Minnie Macon Gilmore and was born Sept 13, 1906, in Onoville, NY. She married Paul A Blakeslee in June, 1928, who survives, together with a daughter, Mrs Beverly J Kenniston of Spartansburg, and two sons, William and Paul, also of Spartansburg. Other survivors are four grandchildren, two brothers, Merle Gilmore of Forestville, NY, and Milo Gilmore of Cassadaga, NY, and four sisters, Mrs Blanche Wooley of Fredonia, Mrs Cora Hatch of Austin, Pa, Mrs Egbert Farner of Collins, NY, and Mrs Bessie Powers of Fredonia, NY."
(Dunkirk Evening Observer, April 12, 1954, p.9 - also printed in The Grape Belt and Chautauqua Farmer, April 13, 1954, p.5)



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  • Created by: Ted K
  • Added: 16 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5965026
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Doris Viola Gilmore Blakeslee (13 Sep 1906–9 Apr 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5965026, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Spartansburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Ted K (contributor 46511688) .