Name:   John Loren Dearlove

From:  The Steuben Courier, Bath, New York
Date:  March, 1947

John L. Dearlove, well known owner of a local insurance agency, of 13 Purdy Street [Bath], died at 7:28 Monday morning, following an illness of about three weeks.

He was born in Prattsburg September 7, 1869 the son of Charles W. and Erva Barnes Dearlove and moved to Bath from Prattsburg in 1918. He was married in 1895 to Ella Putnam Dearlove, who died a number of years ago.

Mr. Dearlove was active in community affairs in Bath and Prattsburg and in early life taught school at Naples and Prattsburg. He was a member of Prattsburg Masonic Lodge, was Commissioner of Welfare in Bath, member of the Centenary Methodist Church and Church Board of Trustees. He also taught the Lincoln Bible Class.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Helen Henderson of Hillsdale; Mrs. Theodore Travis of Allwood, N.J.; sons, Welborne Dearlove of Syracuse, Homer of Hudson Falls, Hughes of Rillsdale; brother George Dearlove of Prattsburg; sister Mrs. Erva Horton of Prattsburg and three grandchildren.

The body is at the Waldo Funeral Home and will be taken to the home Tuesday morning. Final rites will be held Wednesday afternoon from the late home with the Rev. John O. Mabuce, pastor of the Centenary Methodist Church, in charge. Interment will be in Nondaga Cemetery.