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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Thriller Thursday - Glenn Percival


Glenn Percival, 49, of North Sixth street, a fireman in the local department, died suddenly last Friday morning, while on a hunting trip near Long Lake in the Adirondacks.
Percival left here last week Tuesday with a party consisting of Charles Guyer, C. Frederick Hillick, James Hillick, John Howard and Victor Baumister to hunt deer in the Long Lake region. He was stricken Thursday morning and passed away from a heart attack shortly afterward.

The deceased was born in Mount Pleasant, Oct. 5, 1895, son of the late William and Mrs. Florence Percival. He had resided here for the past 27 years and besides his duties as a fireman was employed three days a week by the Hunter Arms company.

Surviving besides his widow and mother are a daughter, and two sons; also a brother [Names withheld as they may be living yet.] 

Funeral services were held from the Springer Funeral home Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Webster D. Melcher officiating; interment at Mt. Pleasant.

Fulton Patriot, Fulton, New York, obituary, 16 November 1944, p1 c4.

Copyright 2011, ACK for Gene Notes

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