Elmira Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Elmira, NY

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  • Saturday | via A Cappella News 

    New York Times obit for Tim Hauser

    Tim Hauser, a singer and showman who founded the Manhattan Transfer, a Grammy-winning vocal group that brought four-part harmonies to several decades' worth of American popular songs, died on Thursday in Sayre, Pa. He was 72. The cause was cardiac arrest, said his sister, Fayette.

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  • Thursday Oct 2 | via Air Force Times 

    VA to look into wrong name on Civil War gravestone

    The National Cemetery Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs is going to look into whether the gravestone of a Confederate soldier buried in Elmira has the wrong name on it. Pvt. Franklin Cauble, who died in Elmira's Civil War prison camp, was mistakenly buried at Woodlawn National Cemetery under the name of Pvt.

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  • Tuesday Sep 30 | via MilitaryCity.com 

    Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

    The gravestone of a Confederate soldier who died at Elmira's Civil War prison camp has the wrong name on it, according to his great-great-grandson. Pvt. Franklin Cauble died in the prison camp but was mistakenly buried at Woodlawn National Cemetery under the name of Pvt.

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  • Monday Sep 29 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin 

    Kin: Confederate's gravestone in Elmira has wronga

    Kin: Confederate's gravestone in Elmira has wrong name Pvt. Franklin Cauble died in prison camp, wrongly buried as Pvt.

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  • Sep 12, 2014 | via Steuben Courier 

    Richard A. Personius

    Richard A. Personius died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 after a long illness at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born March 27, 1946 in Elmira, N.Y., the son of Lawrence and Grace Maybush Personius.

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