Rhea Claire Wilder

Female 1914 - 2008  (93 years)


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  • Name Rhea Claire Wilder  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Nov 1914  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 2008  Oriskany, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9619  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Tracy Hartwell Wilder,   b. 11 Mar 1890, Richland Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1973, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Lois Belle Parsons,   b. 2 Feb 1895, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1995, Oriskany, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Feb 1914  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, February 22, 1917 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Born - Wilder - In Syracuse, February 12, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. Tracy W. Wilder, a daughter.

      Newspaper Article - Tuesday July 30, 1935 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski Personals July 30 - Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Wilder and three children, Tracy Jr., Bobby and Rhea and Mrs. William Wilder were in Syracuse Sunday to attend the 49th wedding anniversary of Mrs. Tracy Wilder's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Parsons.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday February 12, 1964 The Palladium Times - Wilders Honored By 300 Friends On 50th Anniversary - Pulaski - Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Wilder would like to thank everyone who had a part in making their 50th wedding anniversary so successful. More than 300 guests called on them Sunday, February 2 at their home to honor them on this occasion. A dinner was held at the Log Cabin with 23 members of the immediate families attending. Miss Lois B. Parsons was united in marriage to Tracy H. Wilder at the home of the bride in Syracuse on February 4, 1914. Rev. James B. Knappenberger of the Wesleyan Methodist Church officiated. Miss Lulu M. Parsons, sister of the bride and Purley J. Bentley of New Jersey were the attendants. Rena Lamphere a cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Lois Lanphere and Margaret Pratt, also cousins were ribbon girls and Harold Lamphere was ring bearer. The couple has four children and all were present at the celebration. They include Mrs. Reah LaVeck, local music teacher at the school; Mrs. Emerson (Carolyn) D. Moran of Tucson, Arizona; Commander Tracy H. Wilder, Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia; and Robert F. Wilder of Canastota. They have 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wilder has a sister, Mrs. Alfred (Marion) Moody of Canajoharie, and a brother, Milton F. Parsons of Syracuse who also attended the anniversary party. Mr. and Mrs. Wilder have resided in Pulaski for 29 years. They had lived in Syracuse several years before moving here. Mr. Wilder and his brother, Dale, operated a lumber business for several years which had been previously owned by their father, William Wilder. After selling the lumber business, Mr. Wilder worked at the General Electric in Syracuse as a dispatcher and retired eight years ago. The Wilders are members of Park Methodist Church. Mrs. Wilder is a member of Pulaski Chapter 159 O.E.S. having been a past matron, a past deputy grand matron of the Oswego District, a member of the Tuesday Study Club, Civic Club and W.S.C.S. Mr. Wilder is a member of Pulaski Lodge 415, F.A.M., secretary of the lodge, past patron of Pulaski Chapter 159 O.E.S. He works at the Selkirk State Park in the summer.
    Family ID F1736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Marion Edward Laveck,   b. 11 Jan 1911, Altmar, Albion Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1948, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1936  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Monday February 7, 1938 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Parents Of A Son - Pulaski February 7 - Mr. and Mrs. Marion LaVeck. are receiving congratulations on the birth of a nine pound son, Sunday. Dr. A. B. Thompson, attendant.

      Newspaper Article - Tuesday February 29, 1944 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Birth Announcement - Pulaski - A son was born Saturday to Pfc. and Mrs. Marion LaVeck. Pfc. LaVeck is believed to be somewhere in the North African war zone, having gone overseas early in the winter.
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Steven Henry Laveck
    Married: 2x2. Phillip Tracy Laveck,   b. 13 Apr 1939, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2013  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Married: 3x3. David Edward Laveck,   b. 17 Jan 1937, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 2011  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. James William Laveck,   b. 6 Feb 1938, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 2012  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     5. Riley Laveck  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - March 4, 2008 Post-Standard - Syracuse, NY - Rhea W. LaVeck February 18, 2008 - Rhea W. LaVeck, 93, of Pulaski, died Monday, February 18, at the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany. She was born November 5, 1914, in Syracuse and graduated from Eastwood High School in 1929. Rhea resided in Pulaski from 1933 to 2001, when she moved to Oriskany. She married Marion E. LaVeck in 1935; he died May 13, 1948. She received her bachelor's degree from Oswego State Teachers College in 1954 and received her master's degree from Crane School of Music at Potsdam in 1959. Rhea was employed at Pulaski Academy High School from 1948 to 1975, where she taught music. She also worked at Ricard and Williamstown. She was a member of Pulaski Congregational Church, Order of Eastern Star Chapter #159 and past Grand Matron of NYS OES, former Oswego County Woman of the Year and played organ at many churches in the Pulaski area. Surviving: four sons, David J. LaVeck of Liverpool, Philip T. of Canton, MI, James W. of Henderson, NV, and Steven H. of Bambury, Oxford, United Kingdom; one brother, Tracy H. Wilder Jr. of San Luis Obispo, CA; one sister, Carolyn Moran of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at a time to be announced, with burial in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski. Donation can be made to OES Home, 1400 Utica Street, Oriskany, NY.

  • Sources 
    1. [S249] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Pulaski, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 38-68.

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

    3. [S253] Web: New York, Find A Grave Index, 1660-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).