Wednesday, December 31, 2014
DEATH OF MRS. SQUIRES
Survived Her Husband, Willis Squires, Three Months
Mrs. Willis Squires of Scott street died Tuesday noon, November 7, after a lingering illness, surviving her husband three months and two days. Her age was 78 years.
Mrs. Squires, whose maiden name was Harriet M. Chapman, was born May 1, 1833, in Smithville Flats and was the last of a family of nine children. Her father was George Chapman, in his day a well known man of that place. She was married June 17, 1854, to Mr. Squires and for a number of years resided in Tyner, and then moved to this village. Her nearest surviving relative is George B. Burchard, a son-in-law.
The funeral was held at the house at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rev. Theodore Haydn, rector of St. Paul's church, officiating. Interment was made in Riverview cemetery beside her husband and only child, Mrs. George B. Burchard.