Milon John Bundy
b. 28 January 1909, d. 14 February 1989
- Father: Allen J. Bundy b. 31 December 1878, d. 30 September 1969
- Mother: Bessie M. Eyeington b. 19 September 1877, d. 8 February 1968
- Milon John Bundy was born on 28 January 1909 in Angola, Erie County, New York.
- In October 1909, Bessie Eyeington Bundy sent a photo postcard of herself and baby Milon to her cousin Maude Wilson Oliver.
- Allen J. Bundy and Bessie M. Eyeington appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Angola, Erie County, New york, at Mill Street. Other members of the household included Milon John Bundy, Esther E. Bundy.
- Milon Bundy was photographed at age 14 months.
- The following appeared on 8 March 1915 in the Buffalo Evening News: A reception was given Mrs. B. M. Harwood upon the occasion of her 84th birthday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Grant, 360 Fourteenth street, last Tuesday, which was attended by 35 guests, including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs William P. Adams and Mrs. Grant were the hostesses.
The members of the Women's association of Bethany Presbyterian church presented Mrs. Harwood with a book, "The Hearthstone," descriptive of her native land, Scotland. Many friends remembered her with gifts of flowers and other tokens. A short service was conducted by Mrs. Frederick Harper and a musical program was given by Mrs. Rosencrans and others.
Among the out-of-town guests were Mrs. John Eyeington and daughter, Miss Isabel Eyeington, Mrs. A. J. Bundy and Milon Bundy.
- Allen J. Bundy and Bessie M. Eyeington appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Angola, Erie County, New York, at Fifth Street. Other members of the household included Milon John Bundy, Esther E. Bundy.
- He married Helen Janet Ormiston, daughter of Keith Elliott Ormiston and Lulu Dunson, on 14 July 1934 in Oneonta, Otsego County, New York.
- The following appeared on 20 July 1934 in The Morning Herald: Miss Helen Janet Ormiston, of Oneonta, niece of Kenneth O. Ormiston and granddaughter of Mrs. Charles Ormiston of this city, was the bride last Saturday, in Oneonta, of Milton [sic] John Bundy of Angola. Several Gloversville and Johnstown relatives and friends attended. The account of the wedding, published in the Oneonta Star of Monday, will be of interest here and follows:
Miss Helen Janet Ormiston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith E. Ormiston of 45 Fairview street, became the bride of Milton John Bundy, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bundy of Angola, Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Rev. Boyd McCleary, D. D., performed the ceremony, which took place in the First Presbyterian Church, where a tasteful arrangement of ferns, daisies and white hydrangeas made a charming setting for the event. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Miss Katherine L. Dann of this city was the maid of honor, and the two bridesmaids were Miss Alice Farrant of Johnstown and Miss Margaret Davis of Oswego.
Lewis A. Nealy of Monticello acted as best man. Philip E. Potter of Oneonta, Robert R. Folsom of Newark, N. J., and Leo A. Meldrum of Cortland were the ushers.
The bride was charmingly gowned in white mousseline de soie, and carried a shower bouquet of white roses and swansonia.
Her maid of honor wore yellow mousseline de soie. Miss Farrant's gown was peach colored and Miss Davis's was green, both being of the same material as those of Miss Ormiston and Miss Dann. The maid of honor and bridesmaids wore white hats trimmed with velvet bands matching their gowns. Each carried an arm bouquet of pink and yellow roses, delphiniums and African daisies.
While the guests were assembling a delightful program of organ music was played by Mrs. David H. Mills. Just before the ceremony, Mrs. James H. Thomas sang in a pleasing manner two selecttions, "Because," and "I Love You Truly." Mrs. Mills played the "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin, as a prosessional and during the ceremony, and Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" as a recessional.
Relatives and intimate friends of the couple were entertained after the ceremony at a reception at the home of the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Bundy left on a wedding journey to Maine and other New England states. On their return they will make their home in Huntington, L. I., where Mr. Bundy is physical director in the public schools. Mrs. Bundy also has taught at Huntington.
Mr. Bundy is a graduate of Cortland Normal School and New York University and is a member of Theta Phi Epsilon and Delta Chi fraternities. His wife graduated from Oneonta High School and Oneonta State Normal School.
The bride and bridegroom bear the hearty good wishes of a wide circle of friends for a long wedded life.
Out-of-town guests who attended the wedding were:
Mrs. Charles A. Ormiston, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ormiston, David, Jean and Phyllis Ormiston, Gloverville; Donald Ormiston, Schenectady; Albert Dunson, Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. Allen J. Bundy, Angola; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Peck, Sally and Jay Peck, Cortland; Miss Alice Farrant, Johnstown; Miss Margaret Davis, Oswego; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis A. Nealy, Monticello; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Folsom, Newark, N. J; Leo Meldrum, Cortland; Mrs. Leland Logan and Leland Dann Logan, Plattsburg; Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Peck, Cortland; Miss Nelle McGuire, Gloversville; Miss Frances Beck, Owego; Miss Marguerite Bedell, Baldwin; Frank Daum, Huntington.
- The following appeared on 8 February 1968 in the Cortland Standard: Mrs. Bessie Bundy, 90, of 89-1/2 N. Main St. died this morning at Cortland Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 19, 1877 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late John and Isabell Adams Eyeington.
Mrs. Bundy had been a resident of Cortland for the past 25 years and was a member of the First Congregational Church.
Surviving are her husband, Allen J. Bundy; one son, Milon J. Bundy of Oneonta; one daughter, Mrs. Harold T. Peck, and seven great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.
Funeral arrangements are by the Wright - Beard Funeral Home.
Friends may contribute to the Memorial Fund of the First Congregational Church.
- The following appeared on 23 October 1969 in the Evans Journal: Word has been received here of the death in late September of Allen J. Bundy in the Masonic Home, Utica, N. Y. A former proprietor of a garage and auto agency on Mill St., Angola, many years ago, and more recently a resident of Cortland, N. Y., he was 90 years of age.
Son of the late Milon J. and Ida Allen Bundy, Mr. Bundy was a member of Evans Lodge No. 261, F.&A.M., Angola, member and former deacon of the First Congregational Church of Cortland, and a former member of the First Congregational Church of Angola.
Survivors include one son, Milon J. Bundy of Oneonta; a daughter, Mrs. Harold (Esther) Peck; two brothers, Edward Bundy of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Merle Bundy of Blasdell; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral and Masonic services were conducted in the Wright Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Burial was in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
- Milon John Bundy died on 14 February 1989 at age 80 in Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, at 44 Ford Avenue at his residence.
- Helen Janet Ormiston became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Oneonta Plains Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego County, New York.
- The following appeared in The Daily Star: Milon J. Bundy, 80, of 44 Ford Ave., Oneonta, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1898, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 28, 1909, in Angola, N.Y., the son of Allen J. and Bessie (Eyington) Bundy. He married Helen Ormiston, who survives, on May 14, 1934, in Oneonta.
A 1932 graduate of Cortland State, he earned his Master’s degree at New York University. He taught Physical Education in the Huntington (L. I.) school system from 1930-43, when he came to Oneonta State (now SUCO), where he was head of the Physical Education Department. In 1954 he was named Director of Admissions, a position he held until his retirement in 1967.
He was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Oneonta, a past President of the Oneonta YMCA, a member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association, and a former member of the National Guard Co. G., Oneonta. He was also active in Boy Scouting, and had been presented the Silver Beaver Award.
Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Bruce Bundy of Amawalk and Keith Bundy of Cortland; two grandchildren; a sister, Esther Peck of Cortland; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta. Burial will be in Oneonta Plains Cemetery in the spring.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions may be made to the College Foundation at State University College at Oneonta.
- The following appeared on 23 December 1999 in The Daily Star: (Oneonta) Helen O. Bundy, 89, of Oneonta, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, at her residence after a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 4, 1910, in Oneonta, the daughter of Keith E. and Lulu (Dunson) Ormiston.
She married Milon J. Bundy on July 14, 1934, in Oneonta. Mr. Bundy died Feb. 14, 1989.
Mrs. Bundy graduated from the Oneonta Normal School, Class of 1931, and from Oneonta State in 1962. She taught school in Huntington, Long Island, for several years, returning to Oneonta in 1943, to teach at Bugbee School. She also held several positions as a member of the education department with Bugbee School and the State University College at Oneonta. Mrs. Bundy also served as a faculty advisor to Alpha Sigma Beta Sorority.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Oneonta, the New York State Retired Teachers Association and AARP.
Mrs. Bundy is survived by two sons, Bruce and his wife, Joanne of Amawalk and Keith Bundy of Oneonta; one grandson, Theodore Bundy; and a granddaughter, Laurel and her husband, Sean Castellano.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home in Oneonta. Burial will be later in the spring at Plains Cemetery, Oneonta.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 296 Main St., Oneonta or the College of Oneonta Foundation, SUCO at Oneonta, 308 Netzer Building, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820.
Funeral arrangements are by the Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home, Oneonta.
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