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Obits: Arby Leonard and Ruth [Adams] Hort
Posted by: Carol Page Tilson (ID *****2353) Date: July 20, 2009 at 05:40:20
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"The Post-Standard" [Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY], Wednesday, 1 Jun 1966, p. 6:

ARBY L. HORT

OSWEGO -- Arby L. Hort, 84, of 213 E. Ninth St., news and tobacco store operator, died Monday night at home.

Mr. Hort was a native of Oswego and operated the small store at Utica and W. First St., 52 years. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Evangelists and Lake City Lodge 127, F&A.M.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Earl Neild and Mrs. Rober Strang [sic], Oswego; a son, Lt. John R. Hort, U. S. Navy, stationed at Bath, Maine, two brothers, Francis of San Francisco, Calif., and Henry Hort of East Meadow, L. I.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Episcopal Church of the Evangelists with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski. Masonic Services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dowdle Funeral home.

Friends may call at the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Contributions may be made to the church or to the Cancer Foundation.
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Social Security Death Index:

Name: Arby Hort
Born: 28 Jul 1881
Died: May 1966
Last Residence: Zip 13126, Oswego, Oswego Co., NY
SS #109-26-7839 issued New York [1951]
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"Oswego Palladium-Times" [Oswego, Oswego Co., NY], Thursday, 3 Nov 1960, p. 9:

Mrs. Arby Hort

Mrs. Grace Ruth Hort, wife of Arby Hort died early this morning at her residence, 213 E. Ninth St., after a year's illness.

Born in Dalton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late John and Lucinda Colvin Adams and had resided for a number of years in Pulaski.

She was a graduate of Pulaski Academy and the Oswego Normal school and taught in Eastwood for three years. During World War II, Mrs. Hort taught at the Refugee school at Fort Ontario.

She was a member of Christ Church, Montcalm Court, 90, Order of Amaranth, Lake City Chapter 352 Order of Eastern Star, Oswego, and Rising Sun Rebekah Lodge, Pulaski.

Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Mrs. Earl [Lucille] Neild and Mrs. Robert [Ruth] Strong, Sault St. Marie, Mich; a son, Ensign John A. Hort at Purdue University; a sister, Mrs. Owen McNett, Pulaski, and a brother Elwyn Adams, Ogdensburg, N. Y. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a. m. in Meade Memorial Chapel, Christ Church, with the Rev. John R. Scarlett officiating.

Burial will be in Riverside cemetery, Pulaski.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home, 154 E. Fourth St., on Thursday and Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m.
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"Oswego Palladium-Times" [Oswego, Oswego Co., NY], Saturday, 5 Nov 1960, p. 3:

FUNERALS

Mrs. Arby Hort

Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Ruth Hort, wife of Arby Hort of 213 E. 9th. St., were held this morning at 10:30 in Meade Memorial chapel, Christ church. The Rev. John R. Scarlett, rector, officiated. Burial was in Riverside cemetery, Pulaski.

Bearers were George Hort, William Hort, Andrew Combs, Owen Currier, Arby Combs and Arthur Neild.
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"The Pulaski Democrat" [Pulaski, Oswego Co., NY], Thursday, 10 Nov 1960, p. 5:

Mrs. Arby Hort
Taken by Death

Mrs. Ruth Adams Hort, wife of Arby Hort, died at her home in Oswego early Thursday morning after a year's illness.

Services were held Saturday at the Meade Memorial Chapel with burial in Riverside Cemetery at Pulaski.

Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Mrs. Earl Neild and Mrs. Robert Strong of Sault St. Marie, Mich.; a son, Ensign John Hort at Purdue University; a sister, Mrs. Owen [Mildred] McNett of Pulaski; a brother, Elwyn Adams of Ogdensburg; 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Mrs. Hort was born in Dalton, Mass., and was the daughter of John and Lucinda Colvin Adams. She was graduated from Pulaski Academy and the Oswego Normal School and taught in Eastwood for three years. During World War II she taught at the Refugee school at Fort Ontario.

She was a member of Christ Church, Montcalm Court, 90, Order of Amaranth, Lake City Chapter 352, O. E. S., Oswego and Rising Sun Rebekah Lodge, Pulaski.
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