Obituary of Frances D. (Halford) Klock
Watertown, Jefferson, NY
October 23, 1989

Frances D. Klock, Fine, Dies At Age Of 72

Frances D. Klock, 72, Route 58, widow of George Morton Klock, died at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in t he State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, where s he 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 employee of the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., died in January 1977, at the age of 57.

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 o f the Fine Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.

Additional Information:

Frances D. Halford married George Morton Klock (George Henry, Bates Aaron, Luther, John J. Jr., John J., Johannes J. and Hendrick Klock) on June 14, 1941 in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York. She was the daughter of Thomas and Pauline DeLisle Halford She was born June 2, 1917 and died October 22, 1989.

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