"VanE" to "VanW" Obituaries
From Geneva Daily Times 12 November 1937
Hopewell, N. Y. - Mrs. Carrie VanEpps died at the Memorial
Hospital, Canandaigua, on Tuesday evening at 9:30, after being in the
hospital for the past six weeks, the result of a fall in her home here.
Mrs. VanEpps was 79 years old and for the past week had been
unconscious. She had always lived in this vicinity. She was a member of
the Methodist church in Canandaigua and a charter member of Canandaigua
Grange. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edwin Skillett
of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Joseph Anderson of Niagara Falls, Canada;
and two sons, Carl VanEpps of the Smith road with whom the deceased
made her home; and nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from her late home on Thursday afternoon at 2
o'clock with Rev. Wesley D. Melcher, pastor of Methodist church of
Canandaigua officiating. Interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery,
From Ontario County Journal 30 June 1911
The death of George Edward VanEpps occurred at his home on
the Cheshire road early Wednesday evening, following a long and painful
illness. The immediate cause of death was paralysis of the heart. Mr.
VanEpps was born in Middlesex 51 years ago, and was the son of Seth S.
and Mary VanEpps, now residents of this village. He was married in 1883
to Miss Caroline Deerman of Rushville. Besides his wife and parents, he
is survived by two sons, Roy B. and Carl E., and three daughters, Mrs.
Florence Skellett, Misses Mary E. and Hazel VanEpps; and six
grandchildren. Two brothers, Fred and Lewis, of Middlesex, and a
sister, Mrs. Fred Beckett, of Rushville, also survive. The funeral will
be held from the home at 12:30 o'clock tomorrow, with interment at
Rushville, Rev. Guy L. Morrill will officiate.
From Ontario County Journal 23 April 1915
Stanley, New York - The death of F. E. Van Eps occurred at
Memorial Hospital on April 15 after an illness of several weeks, aged
70 years. Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon from his
late home, Rev. A. G. Lawton, pastor of the deceased, officiated,
assisted by Rev. A. B. Temple of Seneca Presbyterian church; also Rev.
Negus of Geneva Baptist church. Mr. Van Eps was a successful farmer and
fruit grower, an active member of the Gorham Baptist church; also the
treasurer, which office he had filled most acceptably for many years.
He was also a member of the Seneca Grange. He was a good neighbor and a
man who held the esteem and respect of the entire community. There
survives a widow; one son, William, who resides on the farm; and three
daughters, Mrs. Isabel Rodman of Reed Corners, Mrs. Edith Gates of
Arkport, and Mrs. Katherine Hickok of the town of Seneca. Burial was
made in Gorham cemetery.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 4 July 1906
Stanley, N. Y. - Mrs. Julia Carmon Van Eps, wife of Frank Van Eps,
died at her home east of Stanley, Friday morning, June 29. Mrs. Van Eps
had been suffering with kidney troubles during the past winter, but had
been much improved since spring. She was taken suddenly worse last
Monday night, becoming unconscious and has been in a critical condition
since that time, the end came Friday morning. Julia Carmon Van Eps was
born April 19, 1842. She has a brother and a sister residing in the
West. Her husband and four children, one son, William Van Eps, a rural
free delivery man, of our village; three daughters, Mrs. Belle Rodman
of Reed's Corners; Mrs. Kate Hickok and Miss Edith Van Eps. The funeral
was held from her late home Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. A.
H. Knight of the Gorham Baptist church preached the last sermon for
Mrs. Van Eps, who has been an earnest, highly respected member of the
Gorham church for many years. Interment was in the Gorham cemetery.
From Ontario County Journal 26 January 1877