Avis Olive Ridgeway

Female 1910 - 2005  (95 years)


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  • Name Avis Olive Ridgeway 
    Born 22 Feb 1910  New york Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Apr 2005  West Monroe, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23035  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Myron Luther Ridgeway,   b. 13 Mar 1877, Boylston, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1973, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Olive Flora James,   b. 5 Nov 1880, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1940, Lacona Village, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1899 
    Family ID F8321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maurice Lewis Branche 
    Children 
     1. Kay Marie Branche
     2. Robert Keith Branche,   b. 13 Jan 1950, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1996  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F8324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • AVIS O. BRANCHE - CLERKShow Details
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - April 28, 2005Browse Issues
      Avis O. Branche, 95, formerly of Sandy Creek and West Monroe, died April 1 at James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse.

      Mrs. Branche was a clerk at the Frank Chamberlain Store, Clement's Supermarket, Sandy Creek Silver Star, Seeley's Restaurant and River Valley Inn, all formerly of the Sandy Creek area.

      Born in the town of Boylston, daughter of Myron and Olive James Ridgeway, she attended school in Boylston.

      She married Maurice L. Branche on Jan. 5, 1939, in Brownville and the couple lived in Theresa, Beaver Falls and LaFargeville before moving to Sandy Creek in 1951. Mr. Branche was a barber for 45 years in Beaver Falls, Belleville and Sandy Creek, and the couple operated a grocery store when they lived in LaFargeville.

      She was a former regent of Rhadamant Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, a former member of Sandy Creek Grange 127, Sandy Creek United Methodist Church and Sandy Creek-Orwell Area Senior Citizens and former president of the Wednesday Club.

      Surviving besides her husband, of Central Square, are a daughter, Kay M. Hewitt, Liverpool; two sons, Calvin, Hudson, Fla., and Dan, West Monroe, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

      A son, Robert, died in 1996.

      The funeral was April 4 at Watson Funeral Home, Central Square. Burial will be in Boylston Cemetery.

      Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, The Kirkpatrick Center, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13204.