Executive Board 2015-2016

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  • http://newspapers.oceancitylibrary.org/Data/1950-1969/SentinelLedger/1957/09-1957.pdf This article is no longer available online. I will try to obtain a photocopy if copyright laws allow it. -Doris  
  • THE 2016 REUNION IS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 27, 2016   9 am to 4 pm in Ocean City   Please check back again for more information! Sign up for the newsletters with this link and we will notify you of all events We are supposed to have our first Board meeting since the 2015 Reunion soon, so please ...
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  •   Mary Mefferd, daughter of Gladys Lake and (late) Leslie Lake is recuperating following breast surgery.  She will be taking radiation treatments in the next few weeks and covets your prayers. Gladys Lake, widow of Leslie T. Lake is recuperating at home in Columbia, Tennessee following a heart attack shortly after Christmas.  Email webmaster@thelakefamily.com for her home ...
  • Please share here any links to any family and/or historical websites that are linked to the Lake Family. 1915 Lake Genealogy digital copy PDF file download
  • At the Annual Reunion there are usually several tables of photographs available to peruse and help identify. The Lake Family Historical Association has decided to put these photographs on the website and label in such a way to enable family members and friends to identify the photographs and respond to us with the correct identity. The pictures, ...
  • On October 8, 2015, the property forever known as “Lady Moody’s House” was designated a Landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission! Thanks to all who helped!  For more information,  Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
  • President: Dr. Janice Betts – Woodbine, NJ 08270 – jlbetts@comcast.net – (609) 628-2266
  • Vice President: Richard T Dow III – Mount Holly NJ 08060 – richarddow3@msn.com
  • Lake Family Crest2nd Vice President: None elected
  • Doris Rush-Lopez-2015-2016 SecretarySecretary: Doris Rush-Lopez – Franklinville NJ 08332 – secretary@thelakefamilyhistoricalassociation.com – (661) 525-3326
  • Vice President - Fran DunbarTreasurer: Fran Dunbar – Rochester, NY 14619 – itisdun@aol.com – (585) 328-1617
  • Historian: Raymond Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 itisdun4ever@aol.com
  • Birth: Sep. 15, 1908 Death: Jan. 12, 2003 TRIBBETT, GRACE, 94, of Stuart, FL, died Sunday, January 12 in Martin Nursing & Restorative Center, Stuart. She was a native of Newfield and had been a resident of Stuart for the past 35 years coming from Newfield. Prior to retirement, she was a teacher in South Jersey for 40 years. She was a ...
  • KAPUS, ROBERT F. 76 – entered eternal life on Wednesday, November 8, 2007 at Meadowview Nursing Home, Northfield, after a lengthy illness. Born in Riverside, the son of the late Francis and Laura (Schmid) Kapus, he attended local public schools. He joined the US Coast Guard in Cape May, in January 1949. He served proudly, retiring as USCG ENCS in ...
  • Melissa and Ryan Conover welcomed a new son, William on February? , 2009. Her twin sister, Brenda, had her little boy just a month later! Melissa and Brenda are the great-granddaughters of Gladys and (late) Leslie Lake through their daughter Leslie Esposito-Orman and granddaughter Virginiaanne McInnes.
  • Dr. Janice Lake Betts, President presented the Lake Family Scholarship in the amount of $500 on June 2, 2009 to Tyler Dougherty, a senior at Ocean City High School
  • Walter Gibson Fry, age 85, of Mays Landing, NJ passed away on March 24, 2009 at the Health Care Center in Galloway from a lengthy illness.  Mr. Fry was a veteran of World War II and served in the United States Army. He was a life long member of the VFW Post No. 2389.  He was a ...
  • Brenda and her husband Stephen Wilde welcomed their son Aiden on March 29, 2009. Her twin sister, Melissa, had her little boy just a month before! Melissa and Brenda are the great-granddaughters of Gladys and (late) Leslie Lake through their daughter Leslie Esposito-Orman and granddaughter Virginiaanne McInnes.
  • Phoebe Elizabeth Barrett Faunce, 98, Passed away May 17, 2009.
  • On September 27, 2009, Cheryl Cathcart, daughter of Millie Kirkner, and Gary Elliott welcomed a baby girl, weighing in at 5 lbs. and 11 oz. named Icelynn Johanna Elliott.
  • On October 1, 2009 Christopher Jude Crowley II (son of Rebekah D. Lake Crowley) and his wife Sarah had their first child, a girl named Elizabeth Nichole. “Jude” is the grandson of Harry Vincent Lake and great-grandson of Vincent Ira “Bud” Lake.
  • Dorothy A. Lake, 87, widow of Rev. Calvin M. Lake, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast. Born April 19, 1922 in Collingswood, NJ, Mrs. Lake was the daughter of the late Robert Armstrong and Grace Mathaur Armstrong. She was a pastor’s wife and homemaker. She was ...
  • Barbara Lowe, 80, passed away on October 23, 2009.   More information will be available as we receive it.  She is the daughter of Sarah (Lake) Somers and Ed Somers.  She was born August 18, 1929 in New Jersey and moved to California 71 years ago, with only a handful of trips back to New Jersey since ...
  • Joseph Vincent, 14 months. Baby Joseph went to be with Jesus November 16, 2009.  He is the infant son of Kathleen and Charles Vincent and twin brother of Joshua. He is survived by his parents and his five brothers, Joshua, Christopher, Benjamin, Timothy, and John Paul.  Thank you all so much for your prayers, we had so ...
  • Jeff and Monique (Lake) DiSario of California welcomed Christopher on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 11:16 am.  He was 7 lbs. 6 oz. and 20 inches long.  He joins 2 brothers, Nathan and Caleb, and two sisters, Jordan and Adrianna.  Monique is the daughter of Thomas and Renate Lake of Rusk, Texas, and granddaughter of ...
  • Robert (Drew) Lake and Fatima Lake welcomed a new son, Robert on January 21, 2010.  Congratulations on their firstborn.
  •   More news: Wendy Lake Huffman, Interior Designer has been published! http://www.spacessocal.com/decor-and-design/ci_14241867
  • Travis Huffman and Lucy Eddone will be married on June 12, 2010 in Shell Beach California. Travis is the son of Ronald Huffman and Wendy Lake Huffman (grandson of Gladys and (late) Leslie Lake.)
  • 2012-2013 President – Dr. Janice Betts Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 628-2266 jlbetts@comcast.net
  • 2013-2014 President – Dr. Janice Betts Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 628-2266 jlbetts@comcast.net
  • Born to Juan E Almeyda III and Sarah Vellner, a girl on March 21, 2014. Her name is Avelyn Grace Almeyda. Grandmother is Doris Rush-Lopez, whose grandmother is Mildred Ida Lake.
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  • http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/southjerseytimes/obituary.aspx?pid=173215072 Carlton G. Johnson Jr. Vineland, NJ-  Carlton G. Johnson, Jr., age 86 of Vineland, died Monday, November 17, 2014 in his home with his family by his side. Born in Atlantic City, son of the late Carlton G. Sr. & Sara Mildred (VanSant) Johnson, he was a 1946 graduate of Pleasantville High School. He lived ...
  • 2014-2015 President – Dr. Janice Betts Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 628-2266 jlbetts@comcast.net
  • Vice President - Fran Dunbar2014-2015 Vice President – Frances Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 (585) 328-1617 itisdun@aol.com
  • 2014-2015 2nd Vice President – Cynthia Abel Bristol PA 19007 fwabel@msn.com
  • Secretary - Emily Jane Rush2014-2015 Secretary – Emily Jane Rush Mays Landing NJ 08330 ejane4@juno.com
  • 2014-2015 Treasurer – Lois Carrano Ocean Grove, NJ 07756 lcarrano77@verizon.net
  • 2014-2015 Assistant Treasurer – Harry Lake Somers Point, NJ 08244 (609) 927-0296 hvlake@us.ibm.com
  • 2014-2015 Acting Historian – Sharon Lake Somers Point, NJ 08244 (609) 276-4965 sharleelake@verizon.net
  • Barbara Abel, Board Member2014-2015 Board Member – Barbara Abel Willow Grove PA 19090 barbeq65@aol.com
  • Lake Family Crest2014-2015 Board Member – Christopher Denovchik Fairfield NJ 07004 ruffus316@aol.com
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Diane Murphy
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Edna Hsu Canandaigua, NY 14424 585-394-2415
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Leslie Orman Phoenixville, PA 10640 icookndrive@aol.com
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Richard T Dow III Mount Holly NJ 08060 richarddow3@msn.com
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Richard T Dow IV Mount Holly NJ 08060 rtdscout@gmail.com
  • 2014-2015 Board Member – Stephanie Bentley Mechanicsville, MD 20659 jazmin30@metrocast.net
  • 2015-2016 President – Dr. Janice Betts Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 628-2266 jlbetts@comcast.net
  • Vice President - Fran Dunbar2015-2016 Vice President – Frances Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 (585) 328-1617 itisdun@aol.com
  • 2015-2016 2nd Vice President – Cynthia Abel Bristol PA 19007 fwabel@msn.com
  • Doris Rush-Lopez-2015-2016 Secretary2015-2016 Secretary – Doris Rush-Lopez Franklinville NJ 08332 info@bonnysites.com
  • 2015-2016 Treasurer – Richard T Dow III Mount Holly NJ 08060 richarddow3@msn.com
  • 2015-2016 Assistant Treasurer – Harry Lake Somers Point, NJ 08244 (609) 927-0296 hvlake@us.ibm.com
  • 2015-2016 Historian – Raymond Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 itisdun4ever@aol.com
  • Barbara Abel, Board Member2015-2016 Board Member – Barbara Abel Willow Grove PA 19090 barbeq65@aol.com
  • 2015-2016 Board Member – Diane Murphy Rochester, NY 14624 twin4murphy@aol.com
  • 2015-2016 Board Member – Leslie Orman Phoenixville, PA 10640 icookndrive@aol.com
  • 2015-2016 Board Member – Stephanie Bentley Mechanicsville, MD 20659 jazmin30@metrocast.net
  • 2015-2016 Board Member – Wanda Rush Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 wjrush@live.com
  • At an Awards Ceremony in Ocean City High School on June 6th, 2016, President Dr. Janice Lake Betts presented the Lake Family Historical Association Scholarship to Alexa Mealey. The award was in the amount of $500 for her essay on the impact of the Lake Family on Ocean City, as we know it today. Here is ...
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  • Doris M. Lord, age 95, of Linwood, passed away October 19th at home surrounded by family. She was a descendant of the Lake family and a lifelong resident of Linwood. She was known for her beautiful cakes and gingerbread designs. Doris was predeceased by husband Parry, son Parry W.and granddaughter Susan; survived by 3 daughters ...
  • 2016-2017 President – Dr. Janice Betts Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 628-2266 jlbetts@comcast.net
  • 2016-2017 Vice President Richard T Dow III Mount Holly NJ 08060 richarddow3@msn.com
  • Doris Rush-Lopez-2015-2016 Secretary2016-2017 Secretary – Doris Rush-Lopez Franklinville NJ 08332 secretary@thelakefamilyhistoricalassociation.com
  • Vice President - Fran Dunbar2016-2017 Treasurer – Frances Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 (585) 328-1617 itisdun@aol.com
  • New! Reserve online for the Reunion! Please note: Correct zip code for mail-in reservations: 14619 2017 Lake Family Reunion Registration Form              Download PDF form of this Itinerary 2017 ANNUAL LAKE FAMILY REUNION AUGUST 26, 2017 Schedule for the Day 10:00-12:30 PM  Ocean City Tabernacle–Registration. Register and spend time with family members and browse historical collections and meet ...
  • Birth announcement for Mikail Bluewater Hughes, born Feb. 10, 2017 to Erin and Dylan Hughes. Grandmother – Valerie Hughes: Greatgrandmother – Barbara Abel: Great-greatgrandmother – Helen Price: Great-great-great-grandmother – Helen Conover: Great-great-great-greatgrandmother Julia Eugenia Lake.  Submitted by Barbara Abel.
  • Delicia Rush, daughter of Beth Eldridge, granddaughter of Leslie Rush, passed away on February 14, 2017.  She was survived by three children,  the oldest child is Brian Booker,  Amir Dasheem Craig and Lee Lee. Obituary for Delicia Guestbook for Delicia  
  • Wife of Alfred W Lake, she was born in Nuremberg, Germany and came to the US when she was 18 years old. See full obituary Leave a note in her guestbook
  • The Lake Family Historical Association welcomes the newest member of the family, born May 17, 2017 to Abigail Rush and Garland Dempsey, a daughter, Jocelyn Noelle Dempsey. Grandparents are Vincent E Rush II (grandson of Mildred Ida Lake) and Sherri Seuff. Congratulations Abby and Garland !!!
  • I just found this on Facebook… Friends, Family and Neighbors: We wanted to let you know that mom’s (Linda Lingo Prospero) brave battle with cancer ended early this morning. We appreciate all of your kind thoughts and words. Visitation in Boerne TX: Friday, May 19, 2017 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm Vaughan’s Funeral Home 319 E San Antonio Ave Boerne, TX 78006 There will ...
  • The beautiful Julie Tottori, daughter of Lawrence and Aileen Tottori, became Mrs. Joseph Esposito,son of Leslie Orman née Lake and the Late Thomas Esposito They were married on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Half Moon Bay California.      
  • Alfred was predeceased by his wife, Else Lake, in 2017; brother, Robert Lake, and sister, Dorothy Nester. Leave a note in his guest book Visit the full obituary
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  • Francis Bry Abel, son of Bud and Cynthia Abel, enlisted in the Air Force and completed Basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Lackland, Texas with high honors. He is presently stationed in New Mexico at Cannon AFB. We are all very proud of him. Submitted by Grandmother Barbara Abel.
  • 2016-2017 Historian – Raymond Dunbar Rochester, NY 14619 itisdun4ever@aol.com
  • New! Reserve online for the Reunion! Please note: Correct zip code for mail-in reservations: 14619   AUGUST 25, 2018 Save the Date!  
  • Article Section I previously read: “There shall be an annual meeting of the Association on the second Thursday of September of each year, at the place decided on at the previous annual meeting. The Executive Committee shall have the power to change this date for any single meeting, and to arrange for special meetings as occasion ...
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  • The Lake Family Historical Association ADDRESS UPDATE REQUEST    Below are listed the names of members of the Lake Family Historical Association for which we have no current address. Do you have an updated address or know how we can reach these  LAKE FAMILY MEMBERS?  Please send updates to WebMaster  Last Name  First Name Last Known Address Anthony Alma Shamrock Lane, Millville  NJ Best Kathleen Oxford St., Brooklyn  NY Brandt Mrs. Owen 1 Forest Court, Mays Landing, ...
  • MINUTES OF THE LAKE FAMILY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING At the Ocean City Tabernacle, Ocean City NJ, on August 27, 2016 The meeting was brought to order by President Dr. Janice Lake Betts at 3:13 pm. We joined in singing “Blesst Be the Tie That Binds”, then President Dr. Janice Betts led us in prayer. Following ...
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  • Photos of Elmo and Geraldine Lake, from the Midwest branch of the Lake family
  •   Web Site Please type in your memories of the Reunions here, if you wish to upload photos, use the Choose File button below. Please use the date format Year-MonthNumber-Day as the start of the Title Box (for example: June 25 2016 would be 2016-06-25) so the Journal Entries will be sorted in the correct order. Thanks! Title ...
  • COMMITTEES As we proceed ahead with the work for the coming years, we are in need of with many different talents.  Let us know how you might help us by contacting one of the officers or by using the form below.  We want to update the genealogy and could use the expertise of some one who ...
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  • The Lake Family Historical Association Scholarship Program is an award given yearly to an Ocean City High School student in their senior year, in the amount of $500. Entrants will submit an essay on the impact of the Lake Family on Ocean City, as we know it today. The funds for this scholarship are donated and ...
  • Every year a Memorial Service is conducted at the base of the cedar tree in the Tabernacle in Ocean City, NJ to honor those who have passed on during the year. Usually a hymn is sung, and a local minister or President of The Lake Family Historical Association gives a short speech. As each name ...
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  • Luke Dice – Lake Family Historical Association Scholarship Essay      I think of the Lake Family every week as I am employed because of them! The Lake Family founded the Tabernacle where I work each Tuesday and Thursday, after school, to help elementary students with their homework and life-skills at SonClub. While scrolling through the ...