Wellsville Daily Reporter (Wellsville NY)  9-24-73; Submitted by Don Adams


JEFFERSON--(Louisiana) Services for Duane Emory Fitch, 90 of Jefferson who died Sept. 3, 1973 were held in the Haggard Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. William Rustenhaven of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jefferson officiated with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mr. Fitch was born in Allentown, on Feb. 26, 1884. For 17 years he has resided in Jefferson and was employed in production by Standard Oil Company. His late wife, the former Laura Coleman died in 1968.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. W. E. Osborne of Jefferson (Helen), one brother, Guy Fitch of Bolivar; two sisters, Mrs. A. J. Matson (Albert) of Bolivar and Mrs. Donald Adams (Blanche) of Long Island.