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Clarence F. Bitz

Male 1915 - 1999  (83 years)


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  • Name Clarence F. Bitz  [1
    Born 3 Jul 1915  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1930  Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education 1934  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High School Group
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High School Group
    Cleveland High Spots,
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    Graduation Simmons Institue of Funeral Science, 1828 South Avenue, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Membership 1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baseball Team 
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    Cleveland High Spots
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    Players on the team are: Ray Bopp, Clarence Bitz, Franklin Cottet, Donald Dickerson, Freddie Gouchie, Bertram Griesmyer, Jack Griesmyer, Eden Caldwell, Sylvester Goodrich and Paul Bopp.
    Membership 1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Drama Club 
    1935xxxx - Cast of Here Comes Charlie
    1935xxxx - Cast of Here Comes Charlie
    Cleveland High Spots,
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    ?Here Comes Charlie? was staged May 24, 1935 by the Senior Class of Cleveland High School. The cast was as follows: Nora Malone ? the maid, Margaret Schmidt; Tim McGrill ? Nora?s sweetheart, Clarence Bitz; Larry Elliott ? Donald Dickinson; Mrs. Farnham ? Larry?s aunt by marriage, Margaret Watson; Mrs. Smythe-Kersey, Leona Lane; Vivian Smythe-Kersey ? Larry?s fianc?e, Dorothy Beebe; Mortimer Smythe-Kersey, Raymond Bopp; Charlie Hopps, Corinne Barnes; Uncle Aleck Twiggs, Peter Robare and Ted Hartley ? Larry?s pal, Bertram Greismyer.
    Residence 1946  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    19460930 - Cleveland
    19460930 - Cleveland
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    09/30/1946, p.10
    Occupation Oneida Ltd., 163-181 Kenwood Avenue, Oneida, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • [Clarence] worked at Oneida, Ltd. for more than 30 years. [2]
    Occupation Bitz's Funeral Home, Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Funeral Director 
    • [Clarence] owned and operated Bitz Funeral Home for more than 35 years. [2]
    xxxxxxxx - Bitz, Coffin, Swostacks Store
    xxxxxxxx - Bitz, Coffin, Swostacks Store
    Henry Morse Real Estate Photos 1920-1950, image #361
    Charlie Coffin Store, Bitz Funeral Home, Swistacks Store, ? Melo?s, ? Pace?s - Route 49, Cleveland. House was a stage coach stop.
    John Kincaid in 50s & 60s.
    Membership North Shore Lions Club, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 7 Feb 1999  Onedia Healthcare, 221 Broad Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Age: 84 
    Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    20090506 - Bitz HeadstonePho
    20090506 - Bitz HeadstonePho
    Photo by Kiely Malone
    Person ID I1532  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 

    Father Joseph Bitz,   b. Sep 1875, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Lottie L. Schmidt,   b. Sep 1879, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1933, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Y  [6, 7
    Family ID F408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanne M. Lacy,   b. 5 Mar 1919, Liverpool, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 2004  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1937  [8
    • [Susanne] married her high school sweetheart Clarence on September 8, 1937. [8]
    Children 
     1. Judith Ann Bitz,   b. 26 Dec 1939,   d. 15 Oct 1993, University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 30 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Lottie L. Schmidt (l1511)

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29890534 (Reliability: 1), 13 Nov 2016.
      Clarence F. Bitz

    3. [S20] 1930 United States Federal Census, 4b (Reliability: 2), 10 Apr 1930.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 2; ED No. 5; ED Date: 04/10/1930; Sheet No. 4b

    4. [S168] Cleveland High Spots, 1935, Cleveland High School, (Cleveland High School), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1635 (Reliability: 1), 1935.

    5. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 10 (Reliability: 1), 30 Sep 1946.
      Cleveland

    6. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 27 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Gasper Schmidt

    7. [S88] Queen Central News, (Camden News, Inc.), 2 (Reliability: 1), 26 Sep 2016.
      By-Gone Days: 25 Years Ago - 1991

    8. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29890538 (Reliability: 1), 18 Sep 2008.
      Susanne M. Lacy Bitz