27 December 1941 Evening News of the Tonawandas
Harvey W. Bluckhorn Dies Suddenly of Heart Attack
Superintendent of Public Works in Tonawanda for Past Ten Years Passed Away at His Home on Delaware Street This Morning
Superintendent of Public Works Harvey W. Bluckhorn died suddenly this morning at his home, 578 Delaware street. His death came as a shock to his many friends in the Tonawandas, where he resided all his life.
Stricken with a heart attack at 3 o?clock this morning, Mr. Bluckhorn failed to rally under the treatment of the family physician.
Mr. Bluckhorn was 53. For 23 years he was employed as a millwright in the mill conducted by the late W. G. Palmer, on Oliver street.
On Jan. 4, 1932, he was appointed superintendent of public works. He had served continuously since. His last term of two years was to have expired on Wednesday of next week.
Mr. Bluckhorn was a member of Tonawanda Lodge, F. & A. M., the Eldredge Bicycle club, the Delaware Hose company and the Roosevelt Beach Boat Club of Wilson.
He leaves his wife, Irene, nee Wattengel; a sister, Mrs. Arthur Beisiegel of Tonawanda, and two brothers, John of Tonawanda and Fred of Detroit.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o?clock from the Hilliard Funeral Home, 147 Delaware street. The Rev. Walter Hetzel will officiate.
A special meeting of the Delaware Hose company has been called for 2:30 o?clock tomorrow afternoon in the company quarters to make arrangements for the funeral.