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Mary (Youngs) Peet obituary

Mrs. Mary Peet
May 22, 1918 (Oneonta Daily Star)

     The death of Mrs. Mary Peet, widow of Benjamin Peet, occurred at the Wanna sanitarium yesterday morning about 3 o’clock, after an illness of four weeks.
     Deceased was born at Conesville, Schoharie county, August 4, 1849. When about 20 years of Age, she moved with her family to this county and had since resided near West Oneonta. In 1881 she was united in marriage with Thomas Herring, who died in 1891. In 1893 she was married to Benjamin Peet, who died about five years ago. Since that time she had made her home here, spending part of the time with her daughter, Mrs. A. Baldwin. She was tenderly cared for by Mrs. Baldwin during the past winter while she was in declining health.
     Besides the daughter, Mrs. Peet is survived by two brothers, Grover and Hosea Youngs; and one sister, Mrs. John Orr, of West Oneonta.
     For the past 20 years she had been a member of the Free Baptist church at West Oneonta. She will be greatly missed in the community because of her willingness to render every service possible to the sick and needy.
     The funeral services will be held at her late home Thursday at 2 p. m. and will be private. Her pastor, rev. C. H. Manning, will officiate. Interment will be made in West Oneonta cemetery.
 


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