Richard Aldon Towsley

Male 1914 - 2002  (88 years)


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  • Name Richard Aldon Towsley  [1, 2, 3
    Born 27 Mar 1914  Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 2002  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Age 88 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Avery Ward Towsley,   b. 11 Nov 1884, Albion, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1943, Albion, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  (Father) 
    Sarah Elizabeth Murrills,   b. 17 Mar 1787, Edmonton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1845, Edmonton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  (3 x Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I16411  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Avery Ward Towsley,   b. 11 Nov 1884, Albion, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1943, Albion, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Fannie Mariah Richardson,   b. 6 Nov 1885, Albion, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1976, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Apr 1903  [3
    Family ID F9971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Florence Mabel Sasson,   b. 7 Feb 1913, Petersburg, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1996  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1937  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Mary Jane Towsley
    Married: 1x2. Shirley Jean Towsley
    Married: 1x3. June A. Towsley
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F6439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - December 21, 2002 Watertown Daily Times - RICHARD A. TOWSLEY - DAIRY FARMER, TRUCK DRIVER - Richard A. Towsley, 88, of 4016 Route 11, died Thursday in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse. Mr. Towsley was a dairy farmer for 65 years and was a truck driver for the town of Richland for 29 years, retiring in 1976. Born March 27, 1914, in Florence, son of Avery and Fannie Richardson Towsley, he attended school in Dugway. He married Florence Sassen on June 12, 1937, in St. John the Evangelist Church. Mrs. Towsley died Feb. 21, 1996. Mr. Towsley was a member of the Pulaski Senior Citizens. Surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Shirley and Harold England, Sandy Creek, June Rivers, Mexico, and Mary Jane and David Mayers, Clay; four sisters, Jennie Thomas, Rome, Mrs. Harold (Margaret) McMahon, Sackets Harbor, Mrs. Kenneth (Gladys) Thomas, Watertown, and Mrs. David (Beverly) Ross, Maryland; a brother, Vernon, Lee Center; nine grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Five sisters, a brother and a great-grandchild died before him. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. Calling hours will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Taylor-Vida Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Pulaski Community Ministries Inc., 12 Bridge St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

      Newspaper Obituary - December 21, 2002 Syracuse Post Standard - Richard A. Towsley, 88, of 4016 Route 11 S., Pulaski, died Thursday. He was born in Florence. He retired in 1976 as a truck driver for the town of Richland after 29 years. He was a farmer in the Pulaski area for 65 years. He was a member of Pulaski Senior Citizens. His wife, Florence, died in 1996. Survivors: Three daughters, Shirley England of Sandy Creek, June Rivers of Mexico and Mary J. Mayers of Clay; four sisters, Jennie Thomas of Rome, Margaret McMahon of Sackets Harbor, Gladys Thomas of Watertown and Beverly Ross of Maryland; a brother, Vernon of Lee Center; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Spring burial, South Richland Cemetery. Calling hours, 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, 4927 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski. Contributions: Pulaski Community Ministries, 12 Bridge St., Pulaski 13142.

  • Sources 
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      Record for Richard Towsley

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Avery Towsley

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Avery Ward Towsley