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The Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, Friday, December 12, 1884


Beeman – Hughes On Dec. 10, 1884, at the M.E. Parsonage in Westmoreland, NY, by Rev. H. Nicolls, Mr. Myron D Beeman, of Rome, and Miss Hattie A Hughes, of Westmoreland.

Heavey – Parke - At the residence of the bride's grandparents, in Clinton, NY, on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1884, by Rev. S.H. Gridley, DD, of Waterloo, Mr. Henry Heavey, of Rochester, NY, to Miss Laura E Parke, of Clinton, NY.

Chesley – Latimore – At the home of Mr. John Latimore, 7 Broadway, Utica, Dec. 9, 1884, by Rev. R.L. Bachman, Mr. Charles H Chesley, of Canastota, NY, and Miss Fannie B. Latimore, of Utica.

Brant – Gainsway – In Prospect, Dec. 5, 1884, by Rev. Seymour Bullock, Mr. John Brant and Miss Mary Gainsway, all of Remsen, NY.

Sexton – Harland – In Rome, by B.B. Kenyon, justice of the peace, Clarence Sexton and Miss May E Harland, both of Taberg.

Pfendler – Meeker – In Boonville, Wednesday, December 3, `884, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. A.M. Church, Mr. Henry Pfendler and Miss Ida May Meeker, both of Boonville.

Coonradt – Coonradt – In Utica, Dec 3, 1884, by Rev. J.M. Langworthy, Mr. Elmer H Coonradt and Miss Olevie J Coonradt, of Gang Mills.

Thomas – Humphreys – At the residence of the bride's parents, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1884, by Rev. John Seth Jones, Remsen, Mr. Phillip J Thomas, of Steuben and Miss Jennie E Humphreys, of Remsen.

Suits – Parsell – At the home of the bride's parents, Nov. 26, 1884, by rev. J.H. Buck, Charles Suits, of McConnellsville, and Miss Ida Parsell, of Annsville.

Edict – Tobin – In Camden, Dec. 2, 1884, by Rev. E.N. Manley, James H Edick and Miss Mary Tobin, Both of Camden.

Mansner(sic)-Doyle – In this city, Dec. 8, 1884, by Rev. C.W. Parsons, Mr. Wm. Masner and Miss Mary Doyle, both of Rome, NY.

The Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, Friday, April 29, 1887



Masner – In Rome, April 21, 1887, Anna E Masner, aged 85 years, 1 month and 27 days.

The Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, April 1890


Masner – In West Branch, NY, March 31, 1890, John Franklin Masner, aged 17 years.

The Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, Unknown date


Masner – Holland – Jan. 1, 1891, at the home of the bride's father, William Holland, in Western, by Rev. M.G. Wadsworth, William Masner, of New London, and Miss Alice A Holland.

Rome Semi-Weekly Citizen, Rome, NY, Saturday, May 14, 1892

City Chat

- The little son, aged 6 years, of Mr and Mrs John Masner, 204 East Thomas street, died of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Rome Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Monday Evening, July 3, 1899, Page 2, Column 3

The Mortuary Record

Citizens of Rome and Others Who Have Died

John Doyle

John Doyle, formerly of Rome and a cigarmaker by trade, died at London, Ontario, at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon from inflammatory rheumatism. He had been sick in a hospital there for 10 weeks and it was known that he could not live. Mr Doyle was a brother of Mrs William Masner of 108 East Thomas street, and was born in Rome on August 5, 1982. He learned his trade in the factory of Dick & Rowan and was a member of the local branch of the Cigarmakers' Union. The remains reached Rome on Sunday and were taken to the home of his sister. They were accompanied by Edward Mc Verty of London, financial secretary of Cigarmakers' Union, No. 278.

Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, Thursday, October 2, 1900


Oct. 1 – William Masner has purchased of Thomas R Rees his building which was formerly a tin shop and harness store and will move the same on his vacant lot next to his blacksmith shop and remodel it into a dwelling house.

Roman Citizen, Rome, NY, Tuesday, August 13, 1901

Burglars Get $7.25

A pocketbook containing $7.25 was stolen from the house of William Masner at 108 East Thomas street, Saturday. The family were all at work at the Fort Stanwix canning factory, and the burglary was not discovered until afternoon when Mrs. Masner returned home., The back door was found unlocked though it had been left securely fastened. There was no evidence as to how the burglars entered the house.

The Rome Citizen, Rome, NY, Tuesday, January 7, 1902, Page 4, Column 1

The Westernville brass band elected the following officers: President, William Masner; first vice, Alfred Anderegg: secretary. Thomas Warcup; treasurer, Thomas Carroll; leader, Frank Waldo; musical director, Thomas R Rees.

Rome Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Wednesday Evening, December 19, 1906

Mary Masner

Mary Masner, aged 81 years, 9 months and 11 days, died in this city on Tuesday from the infirmities of old age. She is survived by two brothers, Jacob and William Masner of Rome. The funeral was held from Orton's undertaking parlors this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment was made in Rome cemetery.

Booneville Herald, Booneville, NY, Thursday, February 20, 1913

Mrs. Catherine Masner

Mrs. Catherine Masner, aged 46 years, wife of William Masner, died at her home, 168 Thomas street, in Rome Sunday having been in ill health for the past year. She was born and always resided there being a daughter of the late John and Mary Doyle. She is survived by a daughter, Katherine Masner, of Rome also a son, Frederick, of Rome also two step children, Mrs. Theodore Blum of Canastota and William Masner, Jr. of Westernville. She was a member of St. Peter's Church.

Utica Herald-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Tuesday Evening, February 9, 1915, Page 5, Column 6

Appointments to State Positions

Two appointments, which have aroused more or less interest, have been made by the State Department of Public Works for the Utica division. These are that William Masner, of Western, has been named as caretaker for the Delta dam and that Daniel Flynn of Whitesboro will have charge of the feeder at North Lake. The latter position is one that, up to the present time, has been filled by alderman Redmond of the Eight Ward.

Utica Herald-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Wednesday Evening, June 19, 1918

Miss Catherine Masner died yesterday afternoon at her home, 108 East Thomas street, aged 28 years. She had been ill for five months. She was born in Rome, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Masner. She attended St Aloysius Academy and was a member of St. Peter's Church. Surviving are her father, one sister, Mrs. Theodore Blum of Canastota and two brothers, Fred Masner of Rome and William of Westernville.

Rome Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Saturday Evening, January 3, 1920, Page 10, Column 6

Miss Hazel Hartson A Bride

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hartson of Stokes, Becomes wife of Charles W Masner

Stokes, Jan 3 – One of the prettiest occasions of the season took place on New Year's evening at eight o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hartson, when their only daughter, Hazel Eliza, became the bride of Charles William Masner, of Western. As Mrs. E. Hyer played “The Bridal Chorus” from Lohengrin the bride and groom took their places under an archway of ground pine from which a white wedding bell was suspended and where Rev. Mr. Van Tassel performed the ceremony, using the ring service. The bride was charmingly attired in a white silk crepe de chine dress with iridescent trimmings. She wore a bridal veil and carried a large bouquet of white carnations. Her traveling costume was a brown chiffon broad cloth dress, with hat and coat to match. A wedding supper was served by Mrs. Murphy and Mrs Larcen with the Misses Edna Corr, Edna Bankert,m Vica and Laura Larcen, Maude Affolter, Flora and Marion Coleman and Mabel Teal as waitresses who were dressed in white and made a very attractive appearance. The rooms were tastefully decorated with evergreens, running vine, potted plant and cut flowers, the color scheme being green and white.

The bride presented each of her waitresses and Mrs Earl Hyer a hand painted china dish. The bride received many useful and pretty gifts including silver, china, linen, cut glass, furniture and a sum of money. Guests were present from Frankfort, Kirkland, Rome, West Branch, Verona, Westmoreland, Clinton, Coonrod and Westernville. A pre nuptial event was a shower given in honor of the bride at the home of Mr and Mrs Walter Wolfe of Stokes, December 19, when she received a large variety of useful and pretty gifts. The groom is a prosperous young farmer and a son of Mr and Mrs William Masner. Both bride and groom are popular in their communities and their many friends wish them happiness in their married life. They left the same evening for a wedding trip to Chicago and other places, and will be at their home after April 1, 1920, at Westmoreland.

Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Tuesday Evening, June 29, 1920, Page 2, Column 4

William Masner

William Masner, aged 78, a well known Rome resident, died in a local hospital at 1:45 o'clock this morning. His death followed an illness of four years. He was born in Baden, Germany and came to this country with his parents when he was six years old. He had resided in this city since that time. He was employed by the Board of Public works up to the time of his recent illness. In 1887 he was married to Catherine Doyle who died 8 years ago. He was a member of St. Peter's Church. Mr Masner is survived by one daughter, Mrs Theodore Bloom(sic) of Canastota, two sons William of Westernville and Fred of this city. The remains have been taken to Griffin & Aldridge's undertaking parlors where the funeral will be held Friday.

Syracuse Journal, Syracuse, NY, Friday, October 1, 1920


Railroad worker Fatally Injured, About to Retire

Falls from Semaphore Pole on Eve of Quitting Active Service

Special to The Journal

Canastota, Oct. 1 – Theodore Blum, aged 68, died at noon yesterday in the Canastota hospital as a result of internal injuries he suffered in a fall from a semaphore pole at Kirkville. Mr. Blum was a native of Germany. He came to this country when about 10 years old. He attended village school here when R.D. Button was master. He then located on the site on the present South Side School. Mr. Blum married Lizzlo(sic) Masner, who survives him. He also leaves five sisters, Mrs. Anna Phillips, of this village; Mrs Irving Munger, of North Syracuse; Mrs. Lena Van Antwerp of South Bay, Onondaga County; Mrs B Christman, of Wampsville and Mrs. Edward Wulliez of South Bay, and a brother, William Blum of Durhamville.

Mr. Blum had worked for the railroad 30 years and yesterday was to have been his last day before retiring from duty. He told one of his fellow workman recently that he was going to rest and enjoy life. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. And the Brotherhood of Railway Signalmen of America. The funeral will be held at home in Pleasant st Saturday at 2 o'clock. The Rev. A.C. Horsman will officiate and burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Friday Evening, February 11, 1927, Page 3, Column 5


Miss Ruth Smith Weds Rome Man

Stittville, Feb. 11 – Miss Ruth Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Smith of this village, became the bride of Theodore Hubert Masner, Rome, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Masner, at a pretty ceremony performed in the M.E. Parsonage Thursday. Alice and Walter Smith, brother and sister of the bride was the attending couple. The bride wore blue Georgette and the bridesmaid was attired in red Canon crepe. Both carried bouquets of roses. After a trip to Albany and Hudson Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Masner will reside in Rome.

The Utica Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Friday, October 18, 1929

Ex Lee Man Succumbs to Blood Poison

Glenn Hartson, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs Charles Hartson of Lee Center, died at the Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro, Vt., Wednesday afternoon, 4:1? o'clock, according to a message received by members of the family. Blood poisoning due to an infection on the chin was the cause of death. He had been in the hospital for a week. Until six weeks ago, Mr. Hartson lived in Lee Center and worked in Rome. He left this vicinity to take a position in a store at Mount Hermon School, from which institution he was graduated several years ago after attending the public schools of the Town of Lee. His new home was at Northfield, Mass. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Lee Center.

Besides his parents, Mr. Hartson leaves his widow and a daughter Joan, 7 months old. He was married a year ago last June 4 to Gertrude Scolhon, daughter of Charles A.G. Scolhon. He leaves also a sister, Mrs. Charles Masner, Westmoreland.

Utica Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Wednesday, April 15, 1936, Page 26, Column 5

Charles E Holland

Westernville – Charles E Holland, 63 died yesterday, Apr. 14, 1936, at his home on Quaker Hill, West Branch, after an illness of two weeks. He had been in failing health for the past 10 years. Mr. Holland was a native of the Town of Western, son of the late William and Mary Holland, He was born July 1, 1866. He always lived in this vicinity and engaged in farming. Mr. Holland was well known as a specialist in raising turkeys.

He married Hannah C Phillips, who survives, as do a niece, Miss Wava M Masner, Rome, and four nephews, Roger W Holland, Western, Charles W Masner, Westmoreland; Theodore H Masner, Holland Patent and Roscoe T Masner, Rome.

He was a trustee of the Westernville M.F. Church and was active in church affairs.

Utica Daily Press, Utica, NY, Monday, May 4, 1936, Page 14, Column 3

Masner – Manchester

Rome – The marriage of Miss Leola Manchester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thyron Manchester of Florence to Roscoe Masner, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Masner of 620 William Street, Rome, was solemnized Friday night at Trinity Episcopal Church, Camden. The Rev. F.F. Meyer, rector, performed the ceremony. The couple was attended by Miss Dorothy Manchester, sister of the bride, and Stephen Bank of Rome. A reception followed at the home of the bride's parents. The bride is an alumnus of Camden High and Syracuse Central City Business schools. Mr. Masner is employed at the Revere Copper & Brass Inc. They will make their home on the Rome – Verona road after May 16.

Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Wednesday, January 23, 1946


Lt. Ester Masner has returned to Santa Fe, N. Mex., after spending a two weeks furlough with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Masner and brother Donald. Lt. Masner is with the U.S. Army Nursing Corps.

William Masner, also a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Masner, has returned to his home in Westernville, after spending some time there. Other recent guests were Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Masner and daughters, Vernon; Mr. and Mrs Charles Hartson, Lee Center.

Daily Sentinel, Rome, NY, Saturday Evening, May 25, 1946, Page 5, Column 5


Lt. Masner Wed To Flint Man
Wedding Solemnized In Hospital Chapel

Westmoreland – The wedding of Lt. Ester Wava Masner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Charles Masner, and Ace J Cameron, son of Mr. and Mrs Charles Cameron, Flint, Mich., was solemnized May 10 in the Post Chapel, Burns General Hospital, Santa Fe, NM, where the bride is stationed. The ceremony was performed by the chaplain, Capt. William Boice. Attendants were Lt. Sybil Johnson, ANC, and Sgt. Lacy Prater. The bride, wearing her Army uniform, had a corsage of pink carnations, while her attendant, also in uniform, wore one of sweet peas. The bridegroom was with the Corps of Engineers stationed at Los Alamos, NM, prior to discharge from the service last December. The couple will make their home in Flint, where Mr Cameron is employed by General Motors Corp.

Utica Daily Press, Utica, NY, Tuesday, March 29, 1949, Page 8, Column 2

Mrs William Masner

Rome – Mrs. Alice O. Masner, 90, died Mar. 28, 1949, in her home, 301 N. Jay, following an illness of 18 months. She was born July 16, 1858 in the Quaker Hill section of the Town of Western, daughter of William and Mary Martin Holland. On Jan 1, 1888, in Westernville, she was married to William Masner.

Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Miss Wava M Masner, Rome: three sons, Theodore H, Rome; Charles W, Westmoreland and Roscoe T, Verona; a brother, William Holland, Western; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 pm tomorrow in Griffin & Aldridge Funeral with burial in Wright Settlement Cemetery.

Utica Daily Press, Utica, NY, Wednesday, June 14, 1950, Page 14, Column 3

William Masner

Rome – William Masner, 82, Town of Western, a former supervisor, died June 13, 1950 in a Rome Hospital after a two month illness. He was born Jan. 18, 1868, at Fish Creek Landing, son of William and Mary Price Masner. He married Alice Holland Jan. 1, 1891. She died in March 1949. A blacksmith, he had lived in Western for 60 years and was a member of the Baron Steuben Lodge F&AM, Western. He attended Western Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Miss Wava Masner, Rome; three sons, Charles, Westmoreland; Roscoe, Verona; and Theodore, Stanwix; a sister; Mrs Charles Grimm, Salem, Ore.; a half brother, Fred Masner, New Jersey, and four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 pm Friday from Griffin and Aldridge Funeral Home. Burial will be in Wright Settlement cemetery.

Utica Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Saturday, June 4, 1955, Page 2A, Column 7

Mrs. Charles A Hartson
Member of WSCS

Lee Center – Mrs. Cynthia M Hartson, 81, of Lee Center, died June 2, 1955, at Rome Hospital, after a brief illness. She was born Jan. 23, 1874 in the Town of Western, daughter of Jacob and Eliza Samson Wolfe. She was married on Nov. 8, 1894, in the Town of Western. Mrs. Hartson lived in the Town of Lee since 1908 and at Lee Center for the past 28 years. She was a member of the Lee Center Methodist Church and a charter member of the WSCS of the church.

Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Mrs. Charles W Masner, Westmoreland; a sister, Mrs Raymond E Kaufman, Bartlett; a brother, Sanford T Wolfe, Hawkins Corners, NY; three grandchildren, Mrs. Ace J Cameron, Tex.; Mrs Richard Bokus, Mexico, NY; Donald J Masner, Westmoreland, and five great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 Monday from the Lee Center Methodist Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Daily Press, Utica, NY, Wednesday, November 6, 1957, Page 5A, Column 2

Theodore H Masner, 62; Active in Masonic Work

Rome – Theodore H Masner, 62, of Stanwix, long prominent in Masonic activities, died Nov 5 1957, in Rome Hospital from injuries received the previous day in an auto accident near Westmoreland. He was born July 11, 1895, in Westernville, son of William and Alice Holland Masner. He was educated in Rome and Westernville schools and on Feb. 10, 1927 in Stittville, he married Ruth Smith. A resident of Rome most of his life, Mr. Masner was a transfer attendant at the Rome State School. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

He was a past master of roman Lodge, F&AM; a past prince of the Yahundahis Lodge of Perfection, Yahundahis Chapter of Rose Croix, Mohawk Valley Consistory, Ziyara Temple and the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New York. He was also a member of Rome Lodge of Elks, Rome Kiwanis Club, Employees Club of the State School and the Civil Service Employees Association and was a president of the Alumni association of the North Western School.

Besides his wife, he leaves a sister, Miss Wava M Masner of Rome; two brothers, Charles of Westmoreland, Roscoe T Masner of Verona; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 2 tomorrow from Griffin & Aldridge Funeral Home, the Rev. Jennings B Reid, pastor of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Carr Cemetery, Marcy.

Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Sunday, December 6, 1959, Page 13B

Charles A Hartson

Rome- Charles A Hartson, 89, died yesterday in his home in Westmoreland after a long illness. He was born Nov. 8, 1870, in the Town of Western, son of Orgin and Sally Robbins Hartson. On Nov. 8, 1894, in Western, he married Cynthia Wolfe, who died in 1955. Mr. Hartson, a retired farmer, had lived in Westmoreland for 10 months and previously had lived in Western and Lee Center. He was a member and former trustee of the Lee Center Methodist Church, and a member of Baron Steuben Lodge, F&AM.

He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Charles Masner, Westmoreland; three grandchildren, Mrs. Ace Cameron, El Paso, Texas; Mrs. Richard Backus, Utica, and Donald Masner, Westmoreland and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 Tuesday in the Griffin & Aldridge Funeral Home, 209 N. Washington St., the Rev. Morgan W Van Tassell, McConnellsville, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Stokes. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today and tomorrow at the funeral home.

Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Wednesday, December 17, 1969

Masners Note 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Masner of Westmoreland, were given a surprise 50th wedding anniversary party recently in Westmoreland Grange Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Masner are 50 year members of the Grange.

They were married Jan 1, 1920, in the home of the bride's parents. They have lived in Westmoreland since their marriage. Mr. Masner is a retired farmer.

The couple has two children; Mrs. Ace Cameron of El Paso, Tex. And Donald Masner of Westmoreland. They also have three grandchildren.

The Utica Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Sunday, December 23, 1973, Page 6D, Column 3

C.W. Masner, 80, Westmoreland

Westmoreland – Charles W Masner, 80 of Westmoreland, was pronounced dead of a heart attack on arrival at Rome City Hospital Saturday. He was born at Quaker Hill, Town of Western and attended Westernville schools. He married Hazel Hartson in 1920 at Sly Hill, Town of Lee. The couple had lived in Westmoreland since 1920. Mr. Masner operated the Masner Diary in Westmoreland for 33 years, retiring in 1955. He was a member of Westmoreland Methodist Church, a trustee of the church, a charter member of Agway, a 58 year member of the Westmoreland Grange and a member of the Westmoreland Senior Citizens Club.

Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Mrs Ester Cameron of El Paso, Texas; a son, Donald of Westmoreland; a sister, Miss Waya Masner, of Rome, and a brother, Roscoe of Verona.

The funeral will be at 2 Wednesday from the Griffith & Aldridge Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today and Monday.

Clinton Courier, Clinton, NY, Wednesday, September 2, 1987, Page 6, Column 2

Bruce A Kipfer

Bruce A Kipfer, 25, Route 7, Townline Road, Rome, died Aug. 26. He was born on March 21, 1962, in Rome, the son of Albert F and Joan Masner Kipfer. He was employed by Pulver Roofing Co., Utica, and graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1980. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Westernville, Westernville Volunteer Fire Department and the Teamsters Union of Utica.

Surviving besides his parents are three sisters, Jacqueline DeBonzo, Westernville, Judy Aster, Clark Mills and Karen Kipfer, at home; his grandmother, Helen Kipfer of Rome; grandfather, Rosco Masner of Verona; several nieces, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were held at the Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., on Saturday. Interment was in Wright Settlement Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association of Central New York.

Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Monday, September 28, 1987, Page 6A, Column 4

Roscoe T Masner

Verona – Roscoe T Masner, age 85, of 6301 Old Oneida Rd., died Saturday, September 26, 1987, after being stricken at home. Born February 2, 1902, in Westernville, NY, he was a son of William and Alice O Holland Masner. On May 1, 1936, he was married to Leola Manchester, in Camden. She died December 20, 1981. A lifetime resident of the area, Mr. Masner was employed as a strander at Rome Cable Corp, retiring in 1965, after 23 years of service. He was a member of the Verona United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Pfluke, of Marcy, and Mrs. Albert (Joan) Kipfer, of Rome; one sister, Miss Wava Masner, of Rome; eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Strong and Burns Funeral Home, Wednesday, at 10 am. Interment will be in Verona Cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY, Wednesday, January 8, 1992, Page 6A

Donald G Masner

Westmoreland- Donald G Masner, 66, of Eureka Rd., died Monday, January 6, 1992, in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital Center. He was born in the Town of Lee, May 25, 1925, the son of Charles and Hazel Hartson Masner. He received his education in Westmoreland schools and received a degree from Mohawk Valley Community College. He married the former Jeanne Coyne in 1946 at St. Mary's Church in Clinton.

For many years he was employed at the Univac Company and later at I.C.L., retiring in 1985. He resigned his position as Westmoreland Town Council member after being elected Westmoreland Town Justice, a position he held for 18 years.

He was a member and trustee of the Westmoreland Methodist Church. A 46-year member of the Westmoreland Fire Department., he had served as Fire Chief and Commissioner. He was a member of the Oneida County Fire Chiefs Association, the Hampton Lodge #347 F & AM and served as Master of the Westmoreland Grange. He was also a member of the Westlanders, the Oneida Moose Lodge, the Oneida Owls Club and the Westmoreland Democratic Club.

Surviving besides his wife are his mother, of Rome, two sons, Gary Masner of San Francisco, Glen Masner, of Westmoreland; a daughter, Donna Masner, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mr. Masner was predeceased by a daughter, Gail, and a sister, Ester Cameron.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. From the Owens-Pavlot Funeral Service Inc., 35 College St., Clinton, NY. Friends are invited and may call Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9. The Hampton Lodge #347 will conduct ritualistic services Wednesday evening at 7:30. Interment will be in Westmoreland Union Cemetery in the spring. Those so desiring, please consider donations to either the Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the Westmoreland Fire Department.