Re: [FJGRailroad] Eber Davis, FJ&G Photographer: 1932-2011
- Eber was a wonderfull and great man I will miss him dearly and his great stories!
---- Gino's Railpage <fjgrailroad@...> wrote:
> The sadness in my heart right now is beyond words!
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 7:54 PM, akeller_1979 <akeller_1979@...>wrote:
> > **
> > Eber Hammond Davis, Jr., 79, died Saturday, November 26, 2011, at
> > Guilderland Center Nursing Home in Guilderland, NY. Born February 9, 1932,
> > in Gloversville, NY, he was the son of the late Eber H. and Eliza Hunt
> > Davis. A 1949 graduate of Gloversville High School, he received a B.S.
> > Degree in 1953 from Oneonta State Teachers College and an M.A. degree in
> > 1957 from Columbia University Teachers College. He taught in the elementary
> > grades for 34 years in the Schenectady City School System, retiring in
> > 1987. He taught at Euchid Avenue, Fulton and Elmer Avenue elementary
> > schools. He was organist for First Methodist Church in Johnstown for 5
> > years and for Broadway United Methodist Church in Schenectady for 40 years.
> > He served as a substitute organist at many other protestant churches in
> > Scotia, Schenectady and Albany. He was a member of First Reformed Church in
> > Scotia. He was also a member of New York State United Teachers, American
> > Guild of Organists and Bridge Line Railroad Historical Society. He is
> > survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary H. Davis of Amsterdam, NY; one
> > daughter, Helena A. Davis of North Carolina; two brothers, Martin E. Davis
> > and wife Beverly of Ballston Spa, NY, and Robert S. Davis and wife Elaine
> > of Phoenixville, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be
> > private. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities Senior Services in
> > Schenectady County, 1473 Erie Boulevard, Third Floor Schenectady, NY 12305.
> > Arrangements are by the Bond Funeral Home Broadway and Guilderland Avenue
> > Schenectady. Online condolences at www.bondfuneralhome.com.