Van de Vanter, Violetta
Mother of Justice Van De Vanter Dies
Marion, Ind.—Mrs. Violetta Van de Vanter, 94, mother of Justice Willis Van de Vanter, of the United States Supreme Court, died in her home Monday. Born in Perry County, Ohio, Mrs. Van de Vanter, came to Marion with her parents in 1848. Her husband, Isaac, a leading attorney, died in 1898. Survivors include two sons, Justice Van de Vanter; Spencer, Severy, Kan.; three daughters, Mrs. John W. Lacey, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Mrs. John Kelly, Marion; and Mrs. Sanford L. Rariden, Brookline, Mass.; and a brother, Robert J. Spencer, Marion.
Source: (The Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Feb 14, 1933)
Mary Varga died March 31, 2004, at home. She was 93. Born in Hungary, daughter of the Michael and Mary Lucas, she lived in Highland Park before moving to Holland Township 7 years ago. She attended Phillipsburg Alliance Church in Phillipsburg. She was a member of the Flemington Senior Center. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and reading. Her husband, Stephen, died previously. Surviving are a son, Richard of Holland Township; a daughter, Joan Clark of East Brunswick; a brother, William Lucas of Ohio; 2 sisters, Julia Johnson of South Carolina and Jenny Johnson of Ohio; 6 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at W.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Holland Township. Interment was at Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, 84 Park Ave., Flemington 08822.
Source: The Hunterdon County Democrat, April 08, 2004
Otis Vernon, 73, Dies at Straitsville - Otis Albert Vernon, 73, a native of Hocking County and retired railroad engineer, died of a heart attack at his New Straitsville home at 2:30 p. m. Friday.
The deceased, for many years, was a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad engineer at Grafton, W Va. He was born near Sand Run.
He is survived by a brother, A. D. Vernon of Los Angeles, Calif.; six sisters, Mrs. Emma Blosser of New Straitsville, Mrs. Rose Grinnan and Mrs. Cecelia Sturm, both of Grafton, Mrs. Katherine Theis and Mrs. Ruth Dailey, both of Parkersburg, W. Va. and Mrs. Eveline Prvedhomme? of Wheeling, W. Va., and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p. m. at the Mills & Brown Funeral Home, New Straitsville. Burial will be made in the New Straitsville Cemetery. (Logan Daily News, Saturday, July 14, 1956)