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D.D. Robinson Dies; Attorney for Livingston

NUNDA, Feb. 22--  Denton D. Robinson, 67, died this morning (Feb. 22, 1960) at his home in South Church Street.  He had attended church yesterday and went to a funeral in the afternoon.

Mr. Robinson had practiced law for 40 years and was a director of and attorney for Peter DuPuy State Bank.

He was a charter member and past president of Nunda Rotary Club, and served as past master of the F&AM Keshequa Lodge here.

Mr. Robinson also was past district deputy and grand master of Livingston Masonic District.  He was a charter member and past commander of Seager-Warner Post 333 of the American Legion.

For 25 years he had been Livingston County attorney, and was a member of the Livingston County Bar Assn.

Mr. Robinson was a graduate of Colgate University and Columbia Law School.

During World War 1 he was an Army captain and served overseas.

Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife Carrie; two sons, Denton H. of Rochester and Dr. Philip Robinson of Moravia; a daughter, Mrs. Stephen Jones, of Lafayette; a sister, Miss Elizabeth Robinson of Nunda; a brother, Max B., of Cleveland, and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Duryea Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.  Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. from the funeral home, with the Rev. Irvin W. Underhill, D.D., of Nunda Presbyterian Church officiating.  Private committal services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.  Friends may contribute to the American Heart Fund or the Nunda Community Hospital.


DANSVILLE-- Bernard J. Carmody, 54, of 12 Pine St., died at the Dansville Memorial Hospital Friday evening (Aug. 5, 1960) after a short illness.

Born in Dansville Nov. 21, 1905, he lived in Dansville his entire life.  He was  a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Navy as a Seaman First Class.  He was a member of the Daniel Coho Post 87, American Legion, and an employe of the Foster Wheeler Corp.

Survivors are his wife, Fern Patricia; four daughters, Delores, Carol, Kay and Ellen Marie; four sons, Bernard Jr., Allan, Norman and John, a stepson, Michael, all at home; two brothers, James of Dansville and Michael of Leicester, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Chamberlin Funeral Home, Dansville, where a service will be held Monday at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Richard Olson will officiate.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

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This Carmody appears to be the black sheep of the Carmody Bros - Having left a wife-Florence- and perhaps one child- she was a Nursing Home patient for a long time, and was transferred to Count. Home, as she was ambulatory - and died there.  He had gone to live with Pat Kinney (sister of Treva) and they had 6 children- mostly little ones - and she is about to have another one at this juncture.  They had never married, he being a Catholic, and she had sent the children regularly to Lutheran SS being a Kinney.  Then, pressure was brought to bear, and a very recent marriage took place - perhaps by Mr. Olson, so that she could collect on his Social Security for her self and their children! 


DANSVILLE-- Mrs. Clara H. Kramer, 85, of 88 Main St., died at the Dansville Memorial Hospital yesterday (May 16, 1960) after a short illness.

She was the widow of James F. Kramer.  She was a native of Pennsylvania, and she had lived in Dansville most of her life.  She was a retired nurse, having worked in the old Jackson Sanitarium.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Dansville, Opportunity Circle, Women's Assn., Shakespeare Club and the Union Hose Social Club.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mae Hopkins of Hartford, Conn., and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Chamberlin Home, Dansville at their convenience, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday.  The Rev. Robert H., McKee, pastor of the Dansville Presbyterian Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

Mary S. Mosher 

A private funeral service will be held for Mary Seward Mosher, 90, of 626 Corwin Rd., a member of an early Rochester family and widow of Howard T. Mosher, prominent lawyer.

Mrs. Mosher died unexpectedly Wednesday (July 13, 1960) in Strong Memorial Hospital.  Her father was William Rossiter Seward, president of the old Mechanics Savings Bank.

Mrs. Agnes B. Lewis

GENEVA, Jan. 31-- A pioneer in the state and nation in the suffrage movement who was a civic, church and educational leader in Geneva, Mrs. Agnes B. Lewis, 81, died early today (Jan. 31, 1960) in the mansion to which she came as a bride in 1903 when she married the late Alfred G. Lewis, Sr.

Mrs. Lewis was born in Geneva on May 27, 1878, the eldest daughter of Henry Lawrence and Agnes Stacey Slosson who belonged to old New York, Boston, and Old Chester, Pa. families that have moved to Geneva when it was still a struggling village.  She was educated in DeLancey School, Geneva High School and St. Margaret's School in Buffalo after which she studied singing in New York City for several years.

On Sept. 29, 1903, Mrs. Lewis was married to Alfred George Lewis, formerly of Buffalo, and moved into the manor house on White Springs farm which he owned and operated.  The residence a few years ago became the Margaret Ayer Nursing home.

The survivors are a son, Alfred G. Lewis, Jr., and three daughters, Mrs. Henry A. Wheat, and Miss Agnes B. Lewis, both of this city, and Mrs. Thomas H. Brew of Drums, Pa.; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Through the influence of her mother-in-law, Mrs. George Howard Lewis, and  Mrs. Gerrity Smith Miller and Miss Elizabeth Miller, all of Lochland Road, Mrs. Lewis threw tireless energy into gaining the vote for women.  On the death in 1912 of Miss Miller, Mrs. Lewis was elected president of the Ontario County Women's Suffrage Assn.  She worked enthusiastically with women throughout this state and nation in the campaigns that won for women their political enfranchisement.

After this was accomplished, Mrs. Lewis threw her influence into the League of Women Voters serving the Seventh Judicial District as director and the state and nation of league boards.  A Democrat she served the Town of Geneva in which she lived as a county committee woman.  

The Political Equality Club which had brought about suffrage in this area was disbanded in 1917 after which Mrs. Lewis as a member of its executive 
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