Tag: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
In 1958, the Mendham-Chester Tribune reported that George H. Treadway had died after a long illness at the age of 78. His wife, Ada Gray, predeceased him. According to the U.S. Census, Treadway served as a Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad fireman from 1899-1948. He was survived by three sons: Alfred, Arthur, and Irving; and two daughters: Ms. Edna Zanotti and Mrs. Maude Fischer. Treadway is interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
…marks the 80th anniversary of Gilbert Y. Hopler’s interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The 59-year-old Hopler was shot by two robbers in his general store. Hopler had lived in Chester for 28 years in his home across the street from the Chester House.
The Mendham-Chester Tribune revealed that Harry N. Cooper had died at his home on the Mendham-Chester Road on January 1, 1938. He was born to Henrietta and Nathan Cooper in 1884. He was survived by his wife Amelia L. Cooper, brother Dayton John (also of Chester) and two daughters, Mrs. Carl Bockoven of Mendham and Mrs. Orviletta Parker of Scotch Plains. He is interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Funeral services were held for Frank R. Teets at Pleasant Hill Chapel, in 1938. He was interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Teets’ death puzzled the State Police at Netcong. Two differing stories of how he sustained his fractured ribs and a punctured lung were reported. It was first stated that he fell from the steps of the Chester Post Office but later, his father said that he was in an automobile accident. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune
In 1938, the Mendham-Chester Tribune ran the obituary of Mrs. Grace Barkman, who was 61 years old. She had been a member of the Federated Church, and was the widow of Jonathan Barkman. She was survived by her four children, Claude, Ralph, and Katherine Barkman, and Mrs. Christian Christensen. Her step-children were Uriss, Walter, and Mabel Barkman, and Mrs. C. Sharp Trimmer. She was interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
On April 13, 1958, lifelong Chester resident George H. Treadway passed away after a long illness. He was 78. His wife, Ada Gray Treadway predeceased him. George served as a Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company engineer for 49 years. He also was a member of the Chester Congregational Church and was interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. He was survived by his five children, Alfred and Irving of Chester, Arthur of Dover, Edna Zanotti of Dover, and Maude Fischer of Succasunna.