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 Jere Raymond Wickwire

Jere Raymond Wickwire

Death 28 Dec 1974 (aged 91)
Burial Cortland, Cortland County, New York, USA
Plot Sect C2 Wickwire Mausoleum
Memorial ID 98588272 · View Source
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Well-Known Portrait Artist
Jere R. Wickwire, 91, Dies

Jere R. Wickwire. 91, of 7 Reynolds Ave., well-known portrait artist, died Saturday in Cortland Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 3, 1883 in Cortland the son of Theodore H. and Emma Woodmancy Wickwire.

For many years Mr. Wickwire had a studio and home in New York City as well as in Cortland. He studied painting at the Art Students' League in New York and also studied with William Merritt Chase, one of America's foremost painters.

Mr. Wickwire's portrait work was exhibited in several New York City shows and also was displayed in exhibitions here.

He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Constant Johnson Wickwire; a son, Bradley Wickwire of Cortland; a daughter, Mrs. Constant Jean Pfefferkorn of Binghamton; a sister, Miss Harriet A. Wickwire of Delray Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Wright-Beard Funeral Home with the Rev. James E. Woifkiel Jr., rector of Grace Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

Contributions in Mr. Wickwire's memory may be made to Grace Episcopal Church.
-Cortland Standard, 30 Dec 1974

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 98588272
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