Berdella B. Ware, 94, Hermon, died Tuesday in Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam. Mrs. Ware and her husband, Edward, owned and operated a dairy farm. Mrs. Ware was a homemaker. Born July 12, 1902, in Macomb, a daughter of Charles and Inez Tulley Baxter, she married Edward Ware on May 5, 1927, in Canton. He died Jan. 25, 1977. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Robert, Texas City, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Evelyn) Gonyea, Zephyrhills, Fla., and Joy Ware, Hermon; two sisters, Captola Bedeaux, Trout Lake, and Willametta Hewlett, Brasher Falls; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A brother, William, a sister, Oroulia Baker, and a grandchild died before her. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, with the Rev. Ruth Loffler officiating. Burial will be in Hermon Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, Potsdam, N.Y. 13676.
Source: Watertown Daily Times (NY) – Thursday, December 26, 1996