Ralph D. Barnard of Hemlock died Sept. 15, 1964. Mr. Barnard was born Feb. 5, 1919, in the Town of Richmond, the son of Solon and Mabel DeGolyer Barnard.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Air Corps. Mr. Barnard was a graduate of Cornell University where he had been a member of Alpha Zeta Fraternity and of Ho-Nun-De-Kah Honorary Agricultural Society.
He had served as an Agway Committeeman, an ASCS Committeeman, and was a former secretary of the Hemlock Union Agricultural Society.
A member of the United Church of Christ in Honeoye, he had served on the Board of Deacons. Mr. Barnard was also a former member and president of the Honeoye Central School Board.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine; two daughters, Mrs. Louis (Barbara) Gerolami of East Bloomfield and Nancy E. Barnard of Canandaigua; two sons, Peter R. and Solon B. Barnard, both of Hemlock; one brother, Howard of Hemlock; two sisters Mrs. Howard (Doris) Werder of Livonia and Mrs. H. W. (Grace) Simons of Binghamton; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held on Sept. 16 at Brown-Drowne Funeral Home in Honeoye, and a Memorial Service was held the evening of Sept. 17 at the United Church of Christ. Interment was to be in Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the Honeoye United Church of Christ or the Richmond Ambulance Fund.
Hemlock: August 1, 2015 at age 93. Predeceased by husband Ralph in 1984, grandson Christopher, and brother Edward Beam Sr. Survived by children; Barbara (Louis) Gerolami of Bloomfield, Nancey (Timothy) Wilbur of Shortsville, Peter (Linda) Barnard and Solon (Donna) Barnard both of Hemlock. 7 grandchildren. 6 great grandchildren. Many nieces & nephews.
Gerry was a graduate of Grove City College and Syracuse University. She taught music in Romulus, Sitka, AK, Oneida, Wayland and Livonia. She was a member of the Honeoye United Church of Christ and Beta Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International.
Friends may call Friday, August 7th from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 8624 Main Street, Rte 20A, Honeoye. Services will be held Saturday at 1pm at the Honeoye United Church of Christ, Route 20A, Honeoye. Burial, Union Cemetery, Livonia. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the United Church of Christ, PO Box 127, Honeoye, NY, 14471 or to the Honeoye Public Library, PO Box 70, Honeoye, NY, 14471.