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Obit. of Irving Klock, Canastota, New York

Irving Klock, for many years a respected and well-to-do farmer of the town of Lenox, died suddenly at the Brunswick hotel, Syracuse, last Friday evening. He had been ill three or four days. His wife, who had been his constant attendant, left him at about 4 o'clock, returning in a few minutes finding him unconscious upon the floor. He died at 9 o'clock, not having returned to consciousness. Cause of death is given as cerebral apoplexy. Mr. Klock was the oldest son of Solomon Klock, of Wampsville and a half brother of Theron and Myron Klock and brother Theron and Myron Klock and brother of Mrs. G.G. Stephens of Oneida Valley.

He was born near St. Johnsville in 1832; his parents removing to this section when he was an infant. He was twice married. His second wife was the only daughter of Solomon Wilcox, of Clocksville. Mr. Klock removed to Syracuse last spring and leased the hotel where he died. He leaves on son and two daughters. He was a member of Chittenango Lodge, F.& A.M., and of Chittenango Lodge A.O.U.W.

The remains were brought here Monday and interred in Mt. Pleasant cemetery, with Masonic honors. A large delegation of masonic brethren and members of the Ancient Order of the United Workmen of Chittenango were joined here by members of both organizations of this village.

The bearers were;-
Bros. E.C. Stroud and C.P. Wager, of Chittenango lodge, Chas. Peck of Fayetteville lodge, John Garlick, W.C. Tillotaon and John D Sloat of of Canastota lodge, F. & A.M. The beautiful and impressive masonic burial service was performed by Bros. E. Richardson D.D.G.L. , assisted by Geo. W. Chapman, D.D.G.M. and officers of Chittenango lodge. Mr. Klock had an insurance of $2, 000 in the Ancient Order of United Workman.

Obit of Irving Klock
From the Canastota Bee
Canastota Bee, NY
Sept. 30, 1886

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