Marcellus Observer, January 25, 1984
Floyd J. Major, 84, of 304 Hall Ave., Solvay, and Jordan Road, Skaneateles Falls, died January 18. Known to his friends as Blackie, he was a native of Skaneateles Falls and a life resident of the area. He retired as superintendent of Waterbury Felt Company, Skaneateles.
Mr. Major was a member of St. Bridget’s Church, Skaneateles Falls, and a member of Knights of Columbus Council 207, Auburn.
Surviving are his wife, the former Teresa Costigan; a son, Thomas Major, Elbridge; a brother, Sarto Major of Skaneateles; a sister, Nellie O’Shea, Skaneateles Falls; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Marcellus Observer, June 27, 1990
Services for Teresa J. Major, 87, of Bellevue Manor Apartments, who died Saturday, July 7, were Tuesday, July 10, in St. Cecilia’s Church, Solvay. Burial will be in St. Mary’s of the Lake Cemetery, Skaneateles.
Mrs. Major was born in Skaneateles and had lived in Auburn and Solvay for most of her life. She was a member of St. Cecilia’s Church.
She was the widow of Floyd “Blackie” Major. Surviving are two sisters, Eileen Epoch and Catherine Cadden, both of Syracuse; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.