SUMMIT, N.J., April 2 - Funeral services were held today for Mrs. Henrietta May Walker Barchfeld, who died March 31, at her home here after a lingering illness. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery, West Orange, N.J. Mrs. Barchfeld, 81, was a resident of St. Petersburg, Fla. for many years. Born in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Barchfeld was a member of two of the oldest families in the U.S. and Canada. Her grandfather, Ralph Walker, left his pre-revolutionary home at Hillsboro, N.C. and drove a team of oxen to Canada in the Tory exodus, settling at Grimsby on the famed Niagara Fruit Peninsula. On her mother's side, Mrs. Barchfeld was a descendant of the original settlers of Randalls Island in New York City. Mrs. Barchfeld is survived by her husband, Louis D. Barchfeld, a retired jewel merchant, and two nieces and a nephew in Canada.
Mrs. Barchfeld will be well remembered by the older generation in Grimsby, having resided here for many years, in the home now owned by Charles Laing, Elm St. Mr. Barchfeld was for some years Town Assessor. Mrs. Donald Clark, 5 Paton St., and Arthur Walker, North Grimsby, are a niece and nephew.