Riverside Cemetery
Town of Belfast
Submitted by Eleanor Schwalb April 2005
Updated by Eleanor Schwalb


ASSELIN, Grace U. Spouse of Donald E. Born 9-25-1936 Died 12-08-2003 Age 67y Dau of Stephen & Ida (Barringer) Unfus, b. Hume-NY, d. Wellsville-NY, Wed 9-1956 in Belfast-NY 
ATHERTON, Clifford Lawrence born 4-22-1912 died 4-6-2009 age 96y Son of George W. & Vanche Black Atherton b. Belfast NY d. Wellsville NY Wife #1 Bernice Covert - Wife # 2 Arlene Ehman 
BAKER, Patricia L. spouse of Robert E. born 12-10-1936 died 12-20-2009 age 73y Dau. of Donald Rose & Katherine Esther Kingsley Thompson b. Belfast NY d. Olean NY Wed 9-10-1955 in Belfast NY Robert died 9-10-1999
BARBER, Elizabeth L. "Liz" spouse of Elbert T. born 3-7-1928 died 8-24-2010 age 82y  Dau. of Clinton & Clara Houston Dewey b. Cuba NY d. Friendship NY Wed 3-23-1946 in Belfast NY  Elbert T. died 9-1-2007
BARBER, Lynn C. spouse of Aletha J. Prentice born 6/7/1916 died 11/18/2012 age 96y Son of Elbert J. & Verna Austin Barber b. Town of New Hudson NY d. Cuba NY Wed 6-6-1943 in Black Creek NY
BARRY, William J. Spouse of Kathryn D. BUCKI Born 10-15-1940 Died 7-31-2004 Age 63y Son of Robert J. & Anna P. (Scheck) Barry, "Bill", b. Buffalo-NY, d. Warsaw-NY, Wed 8-25-1973 in Lake Pleasant-NY 
BENNETT, Fern E. spouse of Charles born 7-16-1910 died 8-28-2009 age 99y Dau. of Wilber L. & Edna White Fisk b. Town of Allen NY d. Houghton NY Wed 4-12-1941 in Fillmore NY 
BENNETT, George E. spouse of Kay Kaufman born 12-4-1939 died 9-9-2004 age 64y b. Cleveland VA son of George H. & Beulah Sutherland Bennett 
BLAIR, Ruth F. spouse of Charlton G. Esq. born 2-6-1915 died 12-6-2009 age 94y Dau. of Wilber & Mary Schardt Quinn b. Buffalo NY d. Cuba NY Charlton died 10-6-1977 
BRANDES, John Henry died 1941 age 83y 
BROADBENT, Mark Leo spouse of Zera Witter born 1-18-1918 died 4-18-2009 age 91y Son of Fred & Catherine Castle Broadbent b. & d. Wellsville NY Wed 3-29-1942 in Wellsville NY 
BROADBENT, Zera spouse of Mark L. born 6-16-1922 died 5-15-2010 age  Dau. of Joseph & Edith Hall Witter b. Town of Willing NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 3-29-1942 in Wellsville NY
BROWNELL, Alice P. spouse of  born 3-23-1940 died 6-19-2010 age 70y Dau. of Clarence E. & Helen Pearl Haskins Armstrong b. & d. Wellsville NY 
CARPENTER, Harold C. Spouse of Helen REDMAN Born 8-08-1927 Died 3-23-2003 Age 75y Son of Clayton & Mattie (Kemp) Carpenter, b. Olean-NY, d. Wellsville-NY, Wed 7-31-1949 in Short Tract-NY 
CAVAZOS, Francisco G. "Frank" Spouse of Dorcas Leavitt Born 12-26-1931 died 10-21-2015  - Son of Manuel F. & Estefano Garcia Cavazos b. Lyford TX d. Cuba NY Wed 6-16-1955 in Essex Junction VT Dorcas died 6-9-2004 - Cold War Vet, US Air Force 1951-1971
CHAMBERLAIN, Allan D. spouse of Lana S. Dawson born 2-15-1937 died 1-15-2010 age 72y Son of Leland & Ruth Warburton Chamberlain b. Belfast NY d. Buffalo NY Wed 9-3-1966 in Hookstown PA U.S. Army 1961-1963 Mr. Chamberlain stood color guard for President Kennedy four months prior to the President's Assassination 
CHAMBERLAIN, Ernest R. spouse of Kimberly L. born 7-23-1963 died 10-2-2006 Son of Milton D. & Dorothy R. Palmer Chamberlain b. Cuba N.Y. d. Wellsville N.Y. Wed: 3-30-1985 in Belfast N.Y. Motorcycle/car accident 
CHAMBERLAIN, Wendell Eugene spouse of Virginia M. Deuell born 9/9/1926 died 7/31/2014 age 87y Son of Dorance L. & Ruby Grace Foster Chamberlain b. & d. Belfast NY Wed 7-15-1951 in Saratoga Springs NY U.S. Army WW2 Awarded Expert Infantry Badge Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Victory Medal Army of Occupation Medal with Japan Clasp
CLARKSON, Marguerite J. spouse of John A. born 8-24-1914 died 12-9-2009 age 95y Dau. of Harry & Ethel Lyon Warner b. Angelica NY d. Belfast NY Wed 1953 in Pascagoula MS John died 3-4-1986 
COLLINS, Earl G. Spouse of Marion LOCKWOOD Born 3-30-1922 Died 10-19-2004 Son of Irving & Gertrude (Comstock) Collins, b. Belfast-NY, d. Cuba-NY, Wed 1941 in Belfast-NY, Dairy farmer, Owner/operator milk route 
COLLINS, June M. "Junie" Spouse of Lee M. Born 9-9-1969 Died 1-17-2006 Age 36y Dau. of James R. "Skip" & Dorothy Boyd Zuver b. Oneonta N.Y. d. Wellsville N.Y. Wed: 1-27-1996 
COLLINS, Lyle I. " Pete" spouse of Jeanette-Dorothea-Ruth C born 1-20-1920 died 3-16-2005 age 85y son of Irving & Gertrude Comstock Collins US Navy WW II m.1st Jeanette Campbell 2nd Dorothea Sprague 3rd Ruth Crawford 
COMSTOCK, Charles G. spouse of Olive Reniff born 3-20-1921 died 1-16-2010 age 88y Son of Leo & Hazel Thurston Comstock b. Angelica NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 6-20-1942 Wed Wife #2 June Dumbleton on 8-10-1992 
COOPER, Arthur W. "Artie" spouse of born 3-30-1938 died 11-27-2009 age 71y Son of Frances Bristol b. & d. Belfast NY 
CRAWFORD, Mina Laurie Spouse of Born 3-11-1919 Died 1-18-2003 Age 83y Dau of George Aaron & Grace (Jones) Crawford, b. Chicago-IL, d. Syracuse-NY, Member DAR
CRISS, Donald L. "Don" spouse of Doris Johnson born 10-24-1927 died 10-14-2011 age 83y  Son of John & Loretta Rupp Criss b. Coudersport PA d. Rochester NY Wed 10-9-1948 
CRISS, Doris Johnson spouse of Donald L. "Don" born 2-16-1929 died 8-15-2005    
ECK, Kayde P. spouse of  born 6-21-2010 died 7-9-2010 age  Infant Son of Steven & Kimberly Reyes Eck b. Cody WY d. Billings MT  Rest in Peace our sweet little boy Mom & Dad
EDMUNDS, Breta W. spouse of Raymond J. born 10-29-1916 died 12-23-2008 Dau. of Purl & Anna Kaumeyer Wood b. Vernon d. Houghton NY Wed 65 years 
EDMUNDS, Raymond J. spouse of Breta Wood born 10-12-1913 died 3-14-2007 Son of John & Esme Watkins Edmunds b. Freedom, N.Y. d. Houghton, N.Y. 
ELMER, Violet Ethel Spouse of Arthur Royce Born 3-12-1918 Died 6-23-2003 Age 85y b. East Suffolk-Engl, d. Wellsville-NY, Wed 1-05-1945 in Franlingham-Engl; Co-owner/operator dairy farm Gleason Hill Rd
ENDERS, Lucille J. "Lucy" spouse of James William born 4-25-1929 died 6-22-2010 age 81y Dau. of Earl Elester & Mary H. Hotchkiss b. Town of Allen NY d. Houghton NY Wed 7-20-1946 in Belfast James died 5-4-1994
GANT, Betty Lou spouse of J. Gair Sr. born 5/29/1930 died 5/18/2013 age 82y Dau of Clair H. & Thelma A. Dake Lathrop b. Allentown NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 4-17-1954 in Fillmore NY
GANT, J. Gail spouse of Betty Lou Lathrop born 7-20-1922 died 3-1-2006 age 83y Son of Fred & Clara Lewis Gant b. Belfast, N.Y. d. Wellsville, N.Y. Wed: 4-17-1954 in Fillmore, N.Y. 
GONYER, Norma L. spouse of John born 5/31/1950 died 6/10/2012 age 92y Dau of Charles A. & Florence L. Kellogg Scott b. Nunda NY d. Houghton NY Wed 4-20-1943 in Belfast NY John died 9-30-1967
GORDON, Wesley S., Spc. Spouse of Lesly S. Sebree Born 5-24-1985 Died 4-19-2005 Age 19y Son of Edward F. & Marion Spink Gordon b. Belfast, N.Y. d. Fort Riley, Kan. (Training Accident) U. S. Army 
GRANGER, Dana M. spouse of born 2-19-1961 died 10-3-2009 age 48y Son of Betty Jones b. Olean NY d. LeRoy NY 
GRASTORF, Helen M. spouse of Howard L. born 7/29/1922 died 12/31/2012 age 90y Son of Harley & Ruth Chamberlain Gleason b. & d. Belfast NY Wed 1-6-1945 Howard died 7-28-1993
GREEN, Pauline A. spouse of born 8/11/1921 died 7/18/2013 age 91y Dau of Jesse & Terrette (Tillie) Dunshie b. Olean NY d. Cuba NY Wed & predeceased by three husbands: Frederick J. Broadbent Jr - Gordon F. Broadbent and John Green
GUILD, Howard L. Spouse of Shellie Mae MARTIN [#1] Born 11-28-1923 Died 3-02-2003 Age 79y Son of Marshall & Lillian (Young) Guild, b. Belfast-NY, d. Wellsville-NY, Wed #1 12-27-1945 in Kingsville-TX who d. 7-21-1999, Wed #2 Velma (Miller) Wesche on 7-01-2000 in Belmont-NY 
GUILD, Marshall L. Born 6-2-1958 Died 11-29-2005 Age 47y Son of Howard L. & Shellie Mae Martin Guild b. & d. Buffalo, N.Y. 
HALLOCK, Ida T. spouse of Edwin G . born Unknown died 1-11-1965 age   Dau. of Joseph & Mary McInerney Thompkins  b. Lake City MN d. Cuba NY 
HASKINS, Norma M. spouse of Leonard "Hap" born 7-9-1914 died 9-21-2011 age 97y  Dau. of E. Clayton & Mabel Bebo Brandes b. Buffalo NY d. Houghton NY Wed 6-26-1937 in Belfast NY Leonard died 2-7-1973 
HAYES, John E. spouse of Kathy born 1935 died 6/7/2013 age 78y born in Brooklyn NY d. Unknown U.S. Air Force Korean War 35 years with NYS Police as an investigator & Western NY hostage negotiator
HERRICK, Marion O. born 2-10-1909 died 12-6-2008 age 99y Dau. of Floyd & Edith Chamerlain Angell b. Belfast NY d. Houghton NY 
HILLMAN, Doris G. spouse of Archie L. born 12-29-1926 died 11-1-2006 Dau. of Ransom & Vera Millen Graham b. Wellsville N.Y. d. Rochester N.Y. Wed: 4-28-1946
HINKLEY, Jerritt R. born 6/5/1978 died 11/29/2014 age 36y Son of Margaret Hinkley b. Williamsport PA d. Scio NY
KELLOGG, Margaret spouse of  born 5-27-1872 died 12-28-1964 age   Dau. of John & Jessie Robinson Battin b. West Monkton Canada d. Hornell NY 
LILLY, Melrose J. Spouse of Born 8-7-1923 Died, 10-9-2005 Dau. of Earl S. & Hazel L. Lapp Lilly b. Belfast, N.Y. d. Hornell, N.Y. 
MacLane, Donald N. spouse of born 5/18/1924 died 12/7/2012 age 88y Son of Stanley R. & Laura Newell MacLane b. Lynn MA d. Bath NY Wed Wife #1 Thelma D. Tidd on 7-11-1970 who died 4-4-1999 Wed Wife #2 Lorine Dais on 10-30-2006
MARTINEZ, Bertha Jane spouse of Gilbert V. born 12-9-1936 died 2010 age 73y Dau. of Grant & Bertha Peters Post b. & d. Rochester NY Wed 3-28-1986 in Batavia NY 
MERRIAM, Doris J. Spouse of Eugene T. Born 2-14-1928 Died 11-13-2002 Age 74 y Dau of Ernest H. & Idell Mae (Histed) Barringer, b. Caneadea-NY, d. Olean-NY, Wed 8-21-1949 in Black Creek-NY 
MICHAEL, A. Elnora spouse of Pearley E. born 5-18-1907 died 9-15-2007 age 100y Dau. of George & Alice Royce Ashby b. Belfast NY d. Houghton NY Wed 6-20-1928 in Belfast NY 
MICHAEL, Almeade E. "Ebby" Spouse of Elwyn L. Born 3-28-1933 died 3-10-2015 Age 81y - Dau of Burton M. & F. Evelyn Fleming Mull b. Parkwood PA d. Olean NY Wed 12-12-1952 in Angelica NY
MILLER, Ross Harrison Born 4-20-1956 Died 2-7-2006 Age 49 y Son of Harrison L. & Marilyn J. Middaugh Miller b. Cuba N.Y. d. Belfast N.Y. 
MUECKL, Beartrice I. spouse of Joseph S. born 1/26/1931 died 9/23/2014 age 83y Dau of Oscar W. & Ruth I. Smith Morehouse b. Blemont NY d. Winter Park FL Wed 6-29-1968 in Folkston GA Joseph died 10-22-1994
NICHOLSON, Dorothy Chamberlain born 8-7-1928 died 11-30-2008 age 80y Dau. of Roy & Hattie Thurston Palmer b. Belfast NY d. Houghton NY
NOETHER, June M. spouse of James L. Sr. born 6-2-1923 died 5-6-2011 age 87y  Dau. of William V. & Grace Boone Rich b. Mt. Morris NY d. Olean NY 
OLMSTEAD, Roy J. spouse of  born 4-29-1926 died 10-23-2010 age 84y  Son of Francis & Julia Wirt Olmstead b. Rochester NY d. Houghton NY 
PALMER, Marjorie E. spouse of Gerald R. born 10-26-1929 died 5-10-2006 Dau. of Clifford & Alice Thornton Magee b. Friendship, N.Y. d. Olean, N.Y. Wed: 2-29-1946 in Wellsville, N.Y. 
PAPKE, Homer S. spouse of Margurite C. "Maggie" born 1911 died 6-6-1998 
PAPKE, Margurite C. "Maggie" spouse of Homer S. born 12-26-1923 died 9-9-2008 Dau. of Nathaniel & Pauline Redman Clark b. Town of Hume NY d. Fillmore NY (Raised by her Aunt - Kathryn Clark) 
PENZ, Monica J. spouse of Karl born 1-22-1950 died 6-13-2009 age 59y Dau. of Donald R. & Katherine Kingsley Thompson b. Belfast NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 1977 in Anchorage Alaska U.S. Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller in Barksdale LA and Germany 
ROESKE, William Albert "Bill" Spouse of Jane Gregg Born 8-23-1933 died 3-15-2015  - Son of Henry & Gertrude Chamberlain Roeske b. Rockville d. Caneadea, NY Wed 6-27-1965 in Elma NY - Cold War Vet, US Army 1956-1961 using first generation computer science technology for research
SEAVERT, Eleanor L. spouse of born 10-28-1917 died 2-28-2009 age Dau. of Edward & Minnie Myers Seavert b. Caneadea NY d. Rochester NY 
SMATHERS, David Lawrence spouse of Diane J. Clayton born 3-28-1948 died 2-27-2009 age 60y Son of Lawrence & Le ota Gardner Smathers b. Nunda NY d. Belfast NY Wed 10-12-1966 in Belfast NY 
SORTORE, Harry F. spouse of Lois E. Brown born 11-30-1915 died 4-2-2007 age 91y Son of Floyd & Agnes Hadsell Sortore b. Belfast NY d. Cuba NY Wed 5-12-1937 in Houghton NY 
SWEET, Douglas V. "Doug" Jr. spouse of Cindy A. Hefner born 2/8/1954 died 6/26/2012 age 58y Son of Douglas V. & Sue Nita Granger Sweet, Sr. b. Wellsville NY d. Belfast NY Wed 5-14-1977 in Belfast NY
SWEET, Douglas V. Sr. spouse of Sue Nita Granger born 7-24-1928 died 2-10-2005 age 76y son of Clarence L & Mary G. Curcio Sweet US Navy WW II Wed June 18 1949 
TREUSDELL, Ada Elizabeth spouse of Gordon R. born 8-30-1912 died 2-4-2008 age 95y Dau. of George D. & Alice J. Royce Ashby b. Belfast NY d. Houghton NY Wed 6-22-1931 in Houghton NY 
TUTTLE, Florence M. spouse of Stanley A. born 2-16-1922 died 11-30-2010 age   Dau. of Floyd J. & Agnes May Hadsell Sortore b. Belfast NY d. Cuba NY Wed 9-30-1966 in Portville NY 
VANDUSEN, Richard J. "Dick" spouse of Virginia E. "Ginny Keeler born 9-20-1925 died 11-18-2008 age 83y Son of George & Elizabeth Schultz VanDusen b. Hinsdale NY d. Rochester NY Wed 5-11-1952 in Belfast NY U.S. Navy WW2 & Korean Conflict served aboard USS Catamount LSD-17 in European & Pacific theaters - Awarded Victory Medal - Asiatic Pacific Medal - American Theater Medal & Korean Service Medal 
VANDUSEN, Virginia E. "Ginny" spouse of Richard E. "Dick" born 8/10/1932 died 8/13/2014 age 82y Dau of Robert & Thelma Crawford Keeler b. Belfast NY d. Wellsville NY Wed 5-11-1952
WATSON,  Elaine  spouse of George F. born 2-10-1927 died 10-25-2010 age 83y  Dau. of Hosea H. & Louisa Buchheister Bell b. Belfast NY d. Westfield NY
WEIR, Mary Irene spouse of Henry E . born 11-26-1915 died 8-1-2009 age Dau. of Schuyler & Irend Cawley Page b. Marshall MN d. Rochester NY Wed 7-23-1938 in Rochester NY 
WEIRICH, Mildred U. spouse of Walter D. Sr. born 8-17-1918 died 1-12-2005 age 86y dau of Edwin Grant Hallock & Ida Theresa Thompkins 
WEIRICH, Walter D. Sr. spouse of Mildred U. died 6-13-1993 wed Aug 17 1941 in Wellsville NY 
WELLS, Genevieve M. Spouse of John C. Born 9-23-1928 Died 10-31-2003 Age 75y Dau of Leslie M. & Ednah A. (Robinson) Prentice, b. Cuba-NY, d. Wellsville-NY, Wed 7-03-1947 in Belmont-NY 



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