Morton Klock was born on 28 Sep 1919 in Edwards, St. Lawrence, NY.
He died on 3 Jun 1977. He was buried in Fairview cemetery, Edwards,
St. Lawrence, NY.
George Morton Klock and Frances Halford were married
on 14 Jun 1941 in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, NY. "Miss Frances
Halford Bride Of George Klock. Gouverneur, June 17.--Miss Frances Halford, daughter
of Mrs. Pauline Halford and the late Thomas Halford of Gouverneur was married
to George Klock, R.D. 1, Antwerp, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Klock, in Trinity
Episcopal church at Gouverneur Saturday ningt at 8:30.
"Rev. V. O. Boyle, rector of the church, officiated; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil
Rice, R.F.D., Gouverneur, attended the couple.
"Mrs. Klock is a native of Gouverneur, and has attended Dean High school.
she has been employed recently at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Foster T. Drury, Park
street. Mr. Klock is a native of Edwards, and is a mill worker." [from an
unknown newspaper.] Frances Halford (daughter of
Thomas Halford and Pauline DeLisle) was born on 2 Jun 1917 in Gouverneur, St.
Lawrence, NY. She died on 22 Oct 1989 in Syracuse, Onondaga, NY.
Her obituary appeared on 23 Oct 1989 in the Watertown Daily Times of Watertown,
Jefferson, NY, as follows: Frances D. Klock, Fine, Dies At
Age Of 72 . Fine. Frances D. Klock, 72, Route 58, widow of George Morton Klock,
died at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the State University of New York Health Science
Center, Syracuse, where she had been a patient two weeks.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the French Funeral Home, Edwards,
with the Rev. Tracy Cook, pastor of the Edwards First United Methodist Church,
officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Edwards.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral
home. Contributions may be made to the Gouverneur Rescue Squad.
Surviving are two sons, Harold, Midwest City, Okla., and Gary, Fine;
a daughter, Mrs. Alan (Francella) Brown, Fine; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; four brothers, Richard Halford, Houston, Texas, Everett
Halford, Potsdam, Ernest Halford, Medford City, Ore., and John Halford, Patchogue,
and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Gaughan, Syracuse, Mrs. Robert (Lucille) Brown,
Gouverneur, and Mrs. Joyce Bressett, North Seniola, Fla.
Four brothers, Robert, Ralph, Carl and Paul Halford, died previously.
Born in the Town of Gouverneur on June 2, 1917, a daughter of Thomas
and Pauline DeLisle Halford, she attended Dean High School, Gouverneur.
She married Mr. Klock June 14, 1941, at the Trinity Episcopal Church
rectory, Gouverneur, with the Rev. V.O. Boyle officiating. Mr. Klock, an employe
of the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., died in January 1977, at the age of
Mrs. Klock, a homemaker, had been a resident of Fine since 1953. She
moved to Cambray Courts, Gouverneur, earlier this month.
She was a member of the Oswegatchie Home Bureau and a former member
of the Fine Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She was buried in Fairview
cemetery, Edwards, St. Lawrence, NY. George Morton Klock and Frances
Halford had the following children: