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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Tombstone Tuesday



Headstone of Elmer J. McEntee. Digital photograph taken March 10, 2008 at New Paltz, New York by Thomas MacEntee. Privately held by Thomas MacEntee, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Chicago, Illinois. 2008.

Elmer J. MacEntee, my grand uncle, was born on June 20, 1911 in New York, the son of Elmer A. McEntee and Margaret DeGroodt. About 1937 he married Florence Puff, the daughter of Samuel Puff and Mattie Holmes.

Elmer MacEntee died on May 15, 1971 at Newburgh, New York at the age of 59. He is buried at the New Paltz Rural Cemetery.

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