Ethel Mae Syfert

Female 1917 - 2000  (83 years)


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  • Name Ethel Mae Syfert 
    Born 1 Aug 1917  Orwell Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Nov 2000 
    Age 83 years 
    Person ID I532  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Richard W. Hilton,   b. 28 Sep 1918, Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 2008  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1938 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. James Richard Hilton
     2. Barbara Jean Hilton,   b. 19 Feb 1939,   d. 20 Feb 1939  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Judith Ann Hilton
    Robert Jennings Clemons  m. 23 May 1969
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F4521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ethel Mae Syfert Hilton - August 1, 1907 - November 18, 2000. Daughter of Evert and Livina Schappach Syfert. Wife of Richard W. Hilton.
      Newspaper Obituary - Monday, November 20, 2000 Watertown Daily Times - Watertown, New York - Ethel M. Hilton Volunteer, Grange Member - Ethel Mae Syfert Hilton, 83, of 31 Hilton Road, died Saturday at her home. Mrs. Hilton did volunteer work in Pulaski and throughout Oswego County for more than 50 years including work with youth in 4-H programs, serving as a leader and area representative for more than 20 years. She also served on the Cornell Cooperative Extension Service Home Demonstration Executive Committee. She was an active member of New York State Grange throughout her adult life, and was a member of Pulaski Grange 730, where she held several offices, was chairwoman of various committees and promoted the Grange throughout the state. She was an active supporter of American Red Cross bloodmobiles and helped with fund-raising dinners for various organizations. She also was a volunteer for the Pulaski Day and Beautification Day celebrations, worked with disabled adults at Oswego County Opportunities and was named 1989 Citizen of the Year by the Pulaski Service Club. Born August 1, 1917, in Orwell, daughter of Evert and Livina Schappach Syfert, she graduated in 1934 from Sandy Creek High School. She married Richard W. Hilton on October 4, 1938. They purchased the Bass family farm in the Hinman District, where they operated a Holstein dairy farm for 40 years. Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Judith Clemens, Marshall, Missouri; a son, James R., Altmar; a sister, Dora J. Traphagan, Pulaski; a brother, Albert Syfert, Oak Hill, Florida, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, Sandy Creek, New York 13145.