William Jarvis

Chateaugay Record
Dec 18 1958


William Jarvis died at his home in
Norwood at 2:30 a. m. on Sunday,
December 15th, after a long illness.
Mr. Jarvis was born on October 11,
1876, at Chateaugay, a son of Louis
and Marlon (Moses) Jarvis. He became
a barber’s apprentice at the
shop of the late Joseph 0. Lancto at
Chateaagay on June 22, 1898.
On April 22, 1902, he married Miss
Eva Sancomb, daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sancomb at
Mr. Jarvis continued barbering at
Chateaugay until he went to Gouverneur
where he owned and operated a
shop. In 1926 he moved to Norwood
where he had since lived.
At Norwood Mr. Jarvis and his
brother, Eli Jarvis, purchased a harboring
business. The two brothers
operated a shop until 1947, when Donald
Jarvis, William’s son, purchased
the share of Eli Jarvis and went
into partnership with his father.
In addition to his barber shop Mr.
Jarvis owned and operated a dairy
farm at Daily Ridge for several
Mr. Jarvis was active in the town
bands of the three communities in
which be spent his lifetime. He led
the Norwood town band for many
Surviving are his widow, three daughters
and three sons: Mrs. Rodney
(Kathleen) Babette, Mrs. Frank
(Evelyn) Vaisey, Norwood; Mrs.
Anna Schultz, Canastota; Donald and
William, Jr., Norwood; Francis, Arabia;
also two sisters, Mrs. Nelson
((Josephine) Patnode, Chateaugay;
Mrs. Alice Hatch, Phoenix, N. Y.;
Theodore, Springfield, Mass.; and
Benjamin, Malone. There are 19
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Three children predeceased their father,
Marion, Gerald and Bernard.
Funeral services were held at St.
Andrew’s Church, Norwood, on Wednesday
morning. Rev. Francis Maguire,
pastor, officiated. Burial will
be made in St. Patrick’s cemetery at
Chateaugay in the Spring.

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