This Day in History: 1936-02-05
There were an unusually large number of deaths in community during the first week in February. Charity Wilson the daughter of Harry B. and Ellvine Quackenbush Hagerman of Mahwah died at a four year illness. She was 45. She was survived by her husband Ray S. Wilson and a daughter Beverly, a graduate of Ramsey High School. Mrs. F. Larkin, formerly of Mahwah died at her home in Newark. She had lied on Airmount Road with her husband and two daughters Suzann and Alice. Charles D. Vanderbeck, a former member of the Township Committee died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bartholf in Fardale. He had made his home in Wyckoff for several years before his death. He had contracted a severe cold but had seemingly recovered and resumed his normal activities. He had a further stack of severe pain on Saturday night, February 8th and died during the night. His doctor gave the cause of death as meningitis.