Obituaries of the BOURLIER Family,
Oswego Co., N. Y.


Many thanks to Bob Bourlier for sharing his family obituaries.  


Obituary for Charles H. Bourlier, 8 Dec 1927

PULASKI, Dec. 8 - Charles H. Bourlier, 69, native of Oswego county, died, yesterday at his home in Pennelville following a short illness with pneumonia.
     Mr. Bourlier was born April 17, 1858, in the town of Palermo. He was for a time engaged as a cheese maker at the factories in Gilbert Mills and at Colosse. He located to Pennelville eight years ago.
     Besides his wife, Mrs. Ida Bourlier, he is survived by one son, Adrian Bourlier of Gilbert Mills, two brothers, Frank Bourlier of Fulton and George Bourlier of Michigan, two sisters, Mrs. Mary Wheler of Central Square and Mrs. Sarah Conrad of Pennelville.
     Funeral will Be held from the family home at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Burial will be made in Pennelville cemetery. Paul K. Foster of Pulaski is the undertaker.
 

                        Obituary for Floyd L. Bourlier, 16 Feb 1972

FULTON - Floyd L. Bourlier, 80, of 811 Emery St., Fulton, died Tuesday at an area nursing home. Born in Palermo, he was a resident of the area all his life. Before retirement he was employed at the American Woolen Works and later by the State Highway Department.
        Surviving are an aunt, Mrs. Mae Smith of Central Square and three cousins. Services will be Friday at a time to be announced. Burial will be in Upson's Corners Cemetery. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Young and Son Funeral Home.
 

                        Obituary for Henry Bourlier, 17 Feb 1916

DEATH OF H. BOURLIER    Conducted a General Store at East Palermo Over Forty Years-Burial at Upsons Corners Cemetery.

        Henry Bourlier, aged sixty-nine years, passed away at his home in this village, Sunday, Feb. 13. He had been in ill health for some time.
        Mr. Bourlier conducted a general store at East Palermo over forty years and enjoyed the respect and high esteem of a large circle of friends. Four years ago he sold his business and came to Central Square to reside, where he has made many warm friendships.
        Besides his widow the deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George Smith of Central Square, two grandchildren, Floyd Bourlier of Fulton and Thomas Smith of Central Square; four brothers and two sisters-George Bourlier of Chaffee, NY; Charles Bourlier of Caughdenoy; Frank Bourlier of Euclid; Peter Bourlier and Mrs. Mary Wheeler of Central Square, and Mrs. Sarah Conrad of Pennelville.
        The funeral was held at the family home at 12 o'clock Wednesday, Rev. E. C. Love. paster of the Methodist Episcopal church of this village officiating. Burial was made at Upsons Corners Cemetery.
 

                        Obituary for Peter Bourlier, 25 Jun 1916

                FUNERALS TOMORROW OF MEN KILLED BY CLUB CAR

Peter Bourlier, 56, Central Square, and George Rudeau, 62, of Mallory, Struck at Crossing.

       Special to the Post-Standard, Central Square, June 25.-The funeral of Peter Bourlier, 56, of this village, and George Rudeau, 62, of Mallory who were killed at Swader's crossing yesterday morning will be held Tuesday. Services for Mr. Rudeau will be held at 9:30 o'clock in the morning at St. Matthews Church, Father McCormick officiating, with burial in Mexico. The funeral for Mr. Bourlier will be held at 3 o'clock in the afternoon at the house.
        Mr. Bourlier was driving in his automobile to his home in this village from Mallory yesterday morning, with Mr. Rudeau as a passenger, when he collided with the engine of the Club Train from the Thousand Islands to Syracuse. They were thrown some distance and killed instantly.
        Coroner W.G.Babcock of Cleveland was notified and had the bodies taken to the undertaking rooms of Delmer L. Wood. Mr. Bourlier had a cheese factory at Mallory and was returning to his farm near here for dinner, as was his daily custom. He leaves his widow and two children.
 

                         Obituary for Peter C. Bourlier, 27 April 1905

        Peter C. Bourlier, one of Phoenix's most respected citizens, was born in southern France, Sept 18, 1823, and passed away Monday, April 24th, in the 82d year of his age. Mr. Bourlier came to America in 1835 and settled with his parents near Hastings. In August, 1845, he married Mary Racine, who died Sept 11, 1879. From that union seven children were born, all of whom survive: Henry Bourlier of Palermo, George Bourlier of Gilbert Mills, Mrs. Mary Wheeler of Palermo, Mrs. Sarah Conrad of Gilbert Mills, Charles Bourlier of Caughdenoy, Peter Bourlier of Central Square, and Frank Bourlier of Euclid.
        In June, 1881, he married Miss Carrie Youles, who survives him, and by that union a son was born, Bert R. Bourlier, of this village.
        Mr. Bourlier died from the results of two recent strokes of paralysis. The funeral services will be held from the family residence this afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev R.T.Cooper of the Methodist church officiating. The Grange, of which he was an honored member, will participate in the services. The burial will be in the Phoenix Rural Cemetery.  
 

                        Obituary for Vern E. Bourlier, Abt 5 Sep 1926

PENNELVILLE, Death of Vern E. Bourlier  
         Our community was shocked on Sunday morning to hear of the sudden death at Parish of Vern E. Bourlier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bourlier of this place. He had been ill but a few days, when he suddenly became paralyzed and died of polio in a few hours.
        He is survived by his wife, daughter Lavern, his parents and brother Adrian of Gilberts Mills. Funeral services were held at the cemetery at Pennelville Monday morning at 11:30.
 

                        Obituary for Millard F. Bourlier, 25 April 1912

CAUGHDENOY MAN DIES.  Millard Bourlier, But 26 Years Old Leaves Widow and Small Child.

Caughdenoy, April 25. - Deep sorrow was felt in this village upon the passing away April 12 at Jackreef of Millard Bourlier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bourlier (ie Charles Bourlier) who are residents here. Mr. Bourlier was born at Hinmanville and was in his 26th year. Four years ago he married Miss Bertha Barker, of South Butler, Wayne county. In addition to his widow he leaves a 21/2-year-old son, Burdette. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, Vern Bourlier of West Monroe, and Adrian Bourlier of Caughdenoy. The funeral services were held April 15 and the body was removed to Pennelville for interment. Sincere sympathy is expressed by the many friends of the bereaved widow and parents.


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