Chester Van Demark, One Alderman, Dies
of Chester Van Demark, Once Alderman, Dies Chester C. VanDmark. former alderman from the First Ward, j-estcrday at his home, fifty-one Bro*Â«1 strrrt. Fitter four months nf illness. He had retired in 1937 after fifty-seven years of service as an O, "W. engineer. ill'. Van Demark. v/as born lit Gardiner, Ulster County. April fifth. 1867. a son of Edward and Elizabeth Wells Van Demark. He had lived here fifty-seven years and was an honorary member of Phoenix Hose Company, which awarded him a year pin two years ago. He also belonged to the Veteran Firemen's Association, the O. W. Veterans, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Hoffman Lodge and Knights of Maccabees. He was a member Grace Episcopal Church. In September, 1894, Mr. Van inarh v/as married In Fallsburg to Miss Nellie Holly, who survives He also leaves a daughter.' Effic wife of Paul J. Harmon, East street extension; and a son, Fran!;, of Matamorns. Pa.: three grand- childron, Chester and Paul Harmon, and Greta Heldt; also a sister, Albert Ridgeway of Bristol, Conn. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the resl- re. with (lie Rev. Harold L. Andress officiating. Masonic services will be conducted Saturday at p. m. at fifty-one Broad street. Interment will be in the family plot, Hillside Cemetery.