Fred Irving Guy

Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death 9 Jan 1955 (aged 76)
Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Fred I Guy, 77 Dies at Lacona

Fred Irving Guy, 77 died January 9, 1955 at his home in Lacona. Mr. Guy had been in increasing ill health for some time.

The funeral Was held Tuesday afternoon at l p.m. at the Weston and Woodard funeral home, the Rev. Leland Webster, paster of Sandy Creek Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan cemetery, Lacona.

Mr. Guy had resided in Lacona, for many years. He was born September 1, 1878 in Canandaigua the son of the late Washington Irving Guy and Mrs. Minnie J. Guy. He was employed as an attendant and nurse at Willard State Hospital, In 1911 he and Mrs. Guy, who was the former Miss Bertha Ackerman of Boylston, came to Lacona and opened a restaurant which they conducted for many years.

Later they returned to Willard State Hospital where both were employed, until the Navy took over the facilities during the expansion of the Samson base at the time of World War II. They then returned to Lacona.

Mr. and Mrs. Guy's only child, Sgt. Elmer Guy, was killed in .France September 23, 1944. Mrs. Bertha Guy died July 15, 1953.

Musically Gifted

Mr. Guy was a talented musician, being an expert banjo player; and at one time frequently played with amateur and professional groups for dances and broadcasts.

For some years he was leader of the United Concert Band of Lacona and Sandy Creek musicians and took an active interest in it.

He was an ardent fisherman and deer hunter.

Surviving are a niece, Shirley Steger of Van Buren, Missouri, and a 1 daughter-in-law, Mrs. Viola Bass Guy McGrath, of Kings Park, Long Island.

Source: Sandy Creek News, Jan 13, 1955

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