Orleans County, New York

Obits - U

Revised: August 3, 2018



JOHN UGOREK (24 Jun 1903 - 29 Oct 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal; Mon., 30 Oct 1950

John UGOREK, 47, of 207 Bates Road died in Meyer Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, yesterday. Born in Poland June 24, 1903, Mr. UGOREK came to this country with his parents as an infant. He is a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Surviving are his wife, Sally (CHERRY) UGOREK; one son, Francis, of Knowlesville; his mother, Mrs. Veronica UGOREK of Albion; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph ZWEFKA and Mrs. Dorothy NAYMAN of Albion, and three brothers, Stanley, Max and Raymond, of Albion; and two granddaughters.

Friends may call after Tuesday morning at the Hartt Funeral Home, Pearl Street, from where funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. A minister of Jehovah's Witness will officiate with interment in Boxwood Cemetery.

(Note: Parents: Stephen & Veronica UGOREK)

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 28 Mar 2002


LEWIS UNDERDOWN Sr. (1842 - 16 May 1917)
ANN MAYNARD UNDERDOWN (11 Jan 1841 - 16 May 1917)

Newspaper: The Medina Tribune; Thurs., 24 May 1917

Oak Orchard - The double funeral of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis UNDERDOWN was held from their late home Monday at 2:30 p.m. conducted by the Methodist minister of Knowlesville, Rev. F. L. Harburn. Burial at West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Mr. UNDERDOWN died Wednesday morning, May 16th about seven o’clock and Mrs. UNDERDOWN about eleven p. m. of the same day. Their ages were 75 and 76 respectively. They had been married 50 years and lived in the town of Ridgeway about 47 years. They came from England to Canada, and from there they moved to this state. They leave four children, two sons, George and Louis, two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude HOUSEMAN, and Mrs. Mary NEWMAN, also four grandchildren, Charles and Milford UNDERDOWN, Mrs. Edna HOUSEMAN ALBONE, and Ruth NEWMAN, all of this vicinity.

Mr. and Mrs. John MAYNARD, of Los Angeles, Cal., came here to attend the funeral. Mr. MAYNARD is a nephew of Mrs. UNDERDOWN. The flowers were many and beautiful. Mr. and Mrs. UNDERDOWN were well liked and will be greatly missed among their neighbors and friends. The children have the sympathy of the community in their great bereavement.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 29 May 2006

MAHLON UNDERDOWN (1907 - 25 Jan 1950)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, Thurs., Jan. 26, 1950

Funeral services for Mahlon UNDERDOWN, 43, World War II veteran, whose death occurred unexpectedly yesterday morning while at work at the Medina Memorial Hospital, will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Thibault Funeral home, South Main Street. The Rev. Ralph ROSS, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Full military honors will be in charge of the Lincoln Post Veterans of Foreign Wars at the grave. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

Mr. UNDERDOWN was the son of the late Lewis and Mary (LAKE) UNDERDOWN. He served in the last world war and was a member of the V.F.W. He was also a member of the Odd Fellows and the Medina Eagles. Surviving is his wife, Helen SNELL UNDERDOWN.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 30 Apr 2002

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MARY J. BANCROFT UNGER (Jun 1844 - wk. of 16 Nov 1924)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, 26 Nov 1924, page 3

Mrs. Mary UNGER, aged 81 years, died in Rochester last week. She was a former Holley resident.

(Note: She was the wife of Rice UNGER)

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 3, 2002


ROSA METZ UPELL (1869 - 27 Jan 1930)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal, 1/28/1930

The death of Mrs. Rosa METZ UPELL occurred at the Medina Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon after a short illness. The deceased was sixty years of age. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. George WILHELM, two brothers William and Harry METZ all of this place. The remains were taken to the home of her sister, Mrs. WILHELM, Ryan street. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church Thursday morning at 10: 30. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Jan 24, 2002

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JOHN J. URBANIAK (1877 - 26 Jun 1941)

Newspaper: Medina Daily Journal

John J. URBANIAK, a native of Poland but a resident of Alabama for the past eighteen years, died this morning at the Medina Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since Sunday.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, Edward, Frank, Casey and Vincent; seven daughters, Anna, Helen, Delores, Marian, Ester, Frances and Gertrude; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. CHERRY of Medina, and Mrs. CZESINSKI of Springville.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday morning, at 8:30 at the home and at 9:00 o’clock in Sacred Heart Church, with Rev. Max T. Bogacki officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

(Taken from the Washak scrapbooks)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Sep 24, 2001

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ROBET M. URKEW (27 Feb 1945 - 16 Feb 1949)


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