Spencer Irving Durgee

Male 1903 - 1999  (95 years)


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  • Name Spencer Irving Durgee  [1, 2, 3
    Born 29 Nov 1903  Camden, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Sep 1999  Altoona, Lake, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11978  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Irving Amos Durgee,   b. 11 May 1875, Amboy, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1912, Camden, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Flora Sophrona Froebel,   b. 15 Jul 1880, Amboy, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1956, Fulton, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Dorotha Alice Howlett,   b. 7 Oct 1903, Richland township, new york Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 2003, Altoona, Lake County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1929  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F3798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - December 18, 1903 Rome Daily Sentinel - Rome, New York - Born Durgee-- In North Hillsboro, Nov. 29, 1903, to Mr. and Mrs. Irving A. Durgee, a son, named Spencer Irving Durgee.

      Newspaper Article - September 21, 1999 Orlando Sentinell - Altoona Florida -- Spencer I. Durgee, 95 Retired Limestone Carver Mr. Durgee, Lodge Terrace Drive, Altoona, died Sept. 14. He was a retired limestone carver for The Solvay Process Co. at Jamesville Stone Quarry. Born in Amboy, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1993. He was a member of Lehigh Acres United Methodist Church. Survivors: wife, Dorotha Howlett Durgee; sister, Gail McSweeney, Fulton, N.Y. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla

      Newspaper Obituary - [undated newspaper clipping] Spencer I. Durgee - Spencer I. Durgee died Monday, Sept. 14 at Lake View Terrace Retirement Home, Altoona, FL. He was born Nov. 29, 1903 in Amboy, the son of Irving and Flora (Frobel) Durgee. Mr. Durgee graduated from Carterville Rural School and Parish High School in 1922. He worked for Dairymen's League Milk Company in Syracuse, Onondaga Litholite Company and The Solvay Process Company at Jamesville Stone Quarry, where he retired as Midnight Supervisor of Quarry Operations on Jan. 1, 1967 after 32 years. He lived in Syracuse from 1931-1967, Lehigh Acres FL from 1967-1993, and Lakeview Terrace Retirement Home in Altoona FL from 1993 until his death. Mr. Durgee was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Eastside of Syracuse, where he was a trustee, usher, and bowled with the church league, and a member of Lehigh Acres United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marian Durgee Turner, Irene Durgee Pyle, Vera Durgee Gridley, and Alice Durgee Manzene, and a brother, Theodore Durgee. Surviving are his wife, Dorotha A. Howlett whom he married on July 25, 1929 in Pulaski; one sister, Gail Durgee McSweeney of Fulton; five nieces and nine nephews. Burial was in Lee Memorial Park, Lehigh Acres, FL.

  • Sources 
    1. [S553] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Number: 074-07-4227; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    2. [S249] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Syracuse, Onondaga, New York; Roll: T627_2859; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 66-250.

    3. [S2007] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).