Friday, February 27, 2015
MRS. HELEN HILL TUTTLE
Mrs. Helen Hill Tuttle, 82, widow of Arthur S. Tuttle of McDonough, New York, died Saturday evening, October 30, at the Women's Relief Corps Home in Oxford, New York. Mrs. Tuttle was the daughter of Benjamin Bruce Read and Mary Jane Hill Read, deceased of McDonough, New York, and was twice married. Her first husband, Evan B. Merriam of Syracuse, died many years ago. The decedent was born November 19, 1865 in Greene. Mrs. Tuttle was for many years historian of the Go-Won-Go Chapter of the D. A. R. at Oxford and active for many years in its many projects.
She is the former past matron of the Syracuse chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and Past Grand Ada. She was also an honorary member of the Sherburne chapter O. E. S. Mrs. Tuttle was a communicant of the Episcopal church at McDonough.
She is survived by one cousin, Supreme Court Justice James P. Hill, and a second cousin, Mrs. Janet Hill Gordon, both of Norwich. A memorial service was conducted for the decedent Wednesday at the Seymour funeral home at Oxford, by the Sherburne chapter of the OES.
Funeral services were held from the Seymour funeral home at Oxford, Wednesday, November 3, with interment at McDonough.
NOTE: THE DATE OF 1947-48 WAS LISTED SEPARATE FROM THE ARTICLE.