Fri 30 Dec 2011
Hoyt Family Tree
Lottie’s other sister, Alice Dwight Berry Lodge, also had an obituary published in the Grosse Pointe News. The obit index reports her death as 1961-02-26 and printing of her obit on 1961-03-09 on page 6 of the paper.
ALICE DWIGHT BERRY LODGE
Mrs. Lodge of 60 Lakeshore road, widow of the late Dr. Edwin Lodge, died Sunday February 26, at her home.
She was the last of three daughters of the late Joseph Berry, paint and varnish tycoon who came to Grosse Pointe in the 1870’s. Mr. Berry built a brick mansion on the Lakeshore land which is still owned by the family.
Hew as a founder of the Grosse Pointe Memorial Church and donated land for the church. He also gave land for the first Country Club at the foot of Fisher road.
Mrs. Lodge taught Sunday school and played the organ in the original Memorial Church when it was an ivy-covered frame building.
She was a member of the Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Needlework Guild of America.
Private funeral services were held Thursday, March 2. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Lodge, and a daughter, Miss Adelaide Lodge.1
Adelaide also traveled to Europe. She returned from Le Havre, France, aboard the Paris, arriving on 30 Jul 1929 in New York City. The list reports that she was born on 1 Oct 1871 in Detroit, Michigan, and lived at 60 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.2 Her daughter Adelaide, born 3 Apr 1910, was traveling with her.3
1. “Obituaries,” Grosse Pointe News, 9 Mar 1961, p. 6, col. 3-4; digital images, Grosse Pointe Public Library Local History Archives (http://digitize.gp.lib.mi.us/newspapers.htm : accessed 30 Dec 2011).
2. “New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957,” online images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 Dec 2011), manifest, Paris, Jul 1929, p. 11, line 5, Alice Lodge, age 59.
3. “New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957,” online images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 Dec 2011), manifest, Paris, Jul 1929, p. 11, line 6, Adelaide Lodge, age 19.