Walter B Ames

Male 1920 - 1996  (75 years)


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  • Name Walter B Ames 
    Born 27 Dec 1920  Richland township, new york Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1996 
    Person ID I47133  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Earl David Ames,   b. 4 Jul 1894, Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1957  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Grace Elizabeth Fox,   b. 25 Sep 1889, Little Falls, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1962  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Dec 1919  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Ora Jean Overholt 
    Children 
     1. Merridy Ames
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F17877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Walter B. Ames - December 27, 1920 - September 13, 1996. Son of Earl David and Grace Elizabeth Fox Ames. Husband of Orra Jean Overholt (married 1946, divorced) & Mary Joyce Bayley DeSantis Ames. [Note: Orra Overholt died August 8, 1981, and is buried in Mexico Cemetery, Mexico, New York] [Note: Mary DeSantis Ames died April 16, 1999, and is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Hastings, New York.]

      Newspaper Obituary - Sunday, September 15, 1996 Syracuse Herald American - Syracuse, New York - The Rev. Walter B. Ames, 75, of 7501 East Main Street, died Friday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness. Born in Richland, he lived in Parish since 1973. He was the pastor of the North Mexico United Methodist Church for 20 years. He was a town of Parish justice. He was a member of the Mexico Lodge 136 F&AM and a member of the Mexico Chapter 135 Royal Arch Masons. He was also a member of the Arbiet Lodge International Order of Odd Fellows, Mexico, a former member of the Hastings Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Parish Senior Citizens. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Joyce Bayley; two daughters, Menidy Knips of Hamburg and Deborah Geruso of Denton, Texas; four sons, David Ames of Kerrville, Texas, Daniel Groff of Barnes Corners, Mark DeSantis of Hastings and John DeSantis of East Amherst, New Jersey; a brother, Lawrence of Indian Lake; two sisters, Mary Murray of Indian Lake and Juanita Hiltz of Maywood, New Jersey; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Harter Funeral Home. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7430 West Main Street, Parish. Contributions may be made to McFee Ambulance Corps, Watson Avenue, Mexico 13114 or to North Mexico United Methodist Church.