Verda Emma House

Verda Emma House

Female 1929 - 2020  (90 years)

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  • Name Verda Emma House  [1, 2
    Born 5 Dec 1929  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Apr 2020 
    Age 90 years 
    Person ID I34598  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Glenn Wellington House
              b. 22 Jan 1892, Central Square, hastings Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Mar 1983, Central Square, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Ina Mae Weldon
              b. 22 Dec 1891, Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Mar 1953, Mallory, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 30 Jun 1915  Parish, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F12865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Fred Will
              b. 5 Dec 1929
              d. 16 Oct 2002  (Age 72 years) 
    Married: 1x1. John Emmett Will
    Married: 1x2. Anne Elizabeth Will
    Married: 1x3. Alan James Will
    Married: 1x4. Carol Marie Will
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F18062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2020 4:00 pm

      Verda E. Will, 90, of Camden died Sunday April 5, 2020 at The Grand Nursing Home, Rome. She was born December 5, 1929 in Little France, New York the daughter of Glenn W. and Ina Weldon House. She graduated from SUNY Plattsburg in 1949. On August 6, 1949 she married Robert F. Will in Parish, NY. He died October 16, 2002.

      Verda taught Home Economics for Camden Middle School for many years. She was also a long term substitute and taught sewing in Adult Education in Camden and at the Migrant Camps. She was very active in the Oneida County Cooperative Extension for many years. Verda and her husband started and led the Hillsboro Cracker Jacks 4-H Club. In 1955 Verda and Robert started the Will’s Cackleberry Castle Pumpkin Farm, which grew from a small roadside stand selling eggs and vegetables into a very well-known fall regional attraction.

      After retiring from school teaching in 1988 she and Robertworked as volunteers at Upstate Medical Center for many years. Verda was a vivacious lady, always teaching and mentoring the younger folks whether at work or play.

      The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful help and support Verda received over the many years from the late Doris Littler, and Richard and Sharon Norton.

      She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Rashelle Will, Las Vegas, NV and John and Barbara Will, Pleasanton, CA; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Bill Sullivan, Sterling, MA and Anne and Al Finkelstein, Rutland, MA; a sister-in-law, Winnie House; eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers and sister-in-lawEdsonand Laura House, Glenn House and Ray House; three sisters and brothers-in-law Neva and Bill Rupracht, Edith and Orly Howard and Dora and Otto Howard.

      Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carriage House Museum, 2 North Park Street, Camden, New York 13316. Arrangements are entrusted to Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home For Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court Street, Rome, New York.

      You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy online at

  • Sources 
    1. [S1693] Temp Howard file.FTW.
      Date of Import: 9 Dec 2004
    2. [S1306] 1940 United States Federal Census,, (Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Hastings, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2714; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 38-25.