Oscar Henry Sickler
|Birth||8 FEB 1880|
|Death||9 FEB 1955|
Aged: 75 years
Kingston Daily Freeman, Wednesday, February 9, 1955
Oscar H. Sickler, 72, of 61 Prince street died suddenly at his home today. A son of the late Christopher and Emma Cole Sickler, he was employed for 40 years at the former Van Slyke & Horton cigar factory, and when it closed went to the Ulster County Highway Department and continued working until retirement several years ago. A piccolo and bugle player, Mr. Sickler was in the old Barmann Drum Corps. and served five years as president of the New York State Fife and Bugle Association. Surviving are his wife, Caroline M. Trice Sickler; a son, Oscar W. Sickler and a daughter, Mrs. Leo I. Robinson; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; also two nieces of California and several nieces and nephews of this city. Funeral from his home on Saturday at 2 p.m. with religious services in charge of the Rev. Clyde H. Snell, DD, pastor of the Clinton Avenue Methodist Church.
Kingston Daily Freeman, Monday, February 14, 1955
The funeral of Oscar H. Sickler of 61 Prince street was held Saturday at 2 p.m. from his late residence. Services were conducted by the Rev. Clyde H. Snell, DD, pastor of Clinton Avenue Methodist Church, and were largely attended. While the body reposed in the residence many relatives and friends called and many floral pieces were received. Burial was in Wiltwyck Cemetery where Dr. Snell gave the committal services. Bearers were Charles Stahl, Frank Amarello, Michael Amarello, Carl Eckert, Joseph St. Paul and George Swehla.
~ Courtesy of fultonsearch.org, database of Tom Tryniski