Canandaigua Chapter
Canandaigua Chapter

Chapter History

The official organizational meeting of the Canandaigua Chapter DAR  took place at the Sheraton Inn in Canandaigua on October 14, 1977, with the induction of 24 charter members.  The sponsoring chapter was Kiandaga Chapter in Naples, NY. 

The following slate of officers were installed by

Honorary State Regent Ruth Clyde. 

 

Regent .......... Velma Morgan Lupton Mason * (Pictured)

Vice Regent ........... Adeline Stone-Hessler *

Chaplain ........... Ora Oliver Braxton

Recording Secretary ........ Crete A. Deming *

Corresponding Secretary .......... Helen Fraley Stowelly

Registrar .......... Janet Lupton Little Yurecka

Treasurer ......... Betsy Brown Unger

Historian ........ Helen Higgins Ellis *

Librarian .......... Nancy Bateman Multer

 

Other charter members including 2 still active today!

Marianne Walter Buckbee
Jean Davis Bullock
Patrice Everest-Holtz
Helen Newman Gardner *
Mary Standish Gleason *
Mary Munson Abbey Hillenbrand
Elizabeth LeRoy Kallock *
Susanne Gardner Kennedy
Elizabeth Gleason Neary *
Annette Nohe*
Gwendolyn Munson Nolan
Pamela Everest Priestly
Norma Tuttle Purdy *
Carmelita Abbey Reed *
June Buckbee Reudebusch *
Nita Burt Slade *

 

Members in BOLD are still active members today!

*Denotes deceased charter members

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