Henry Curry Estabrook ()

EVANS,Ga. - Mr. Henry Curry Estabrook, 94, died December 31, 2008 at his home in Evans, Georgia. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 9, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Belair Rd. Chapel of Platt's Funeral Home with the Dr. Rev J. Andrew Menger officiating. A private burial will follow in St. Paul's Cemetery in Pendleton, SC. Henry was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Janet Ash; He was also predeceased by his sisters, Harriet Evans, Elizabeth Chase and a brother, Charles S. Estabrook. Survivors include daughters, Susan A. Estabrook of Fayetteville, NY, Carolyn ( Milton) Frye, Norwich,VT, Ellen ( Robert) Ganey, Pomaria, SC; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Estabrook was born October 1, 1914 the son of Laura Curry and Charles Scott Estabrook. He graduated from Berkshire School, Hamilton College where he was a member of the Pentagon Senior Honor Society, a lifelong member of Chi Psi Fraternity and Cornell Law School. He practiced law in Syracuse until entering the Naval Reserve in WW II. Following his service with the Navy he joined Sealright-Oswego Falls Corporation, a national manufacturer of paper and plastic containers. He served as president and director of the company from 1957-1964 when Sealright merged into Phillips Petroleum Company. He then returned to the practice of law retiring in 1972 to South Carolina. He served as a director of Marine Midland Bank of Central New York and trustee of Fulton Savings and Hamilton College. He was also a director and officer of several civic and charitable organizations. In 1961 he was a recipient of the sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary All Americas of 1961. He was a member of St. Paul's Church in Augusta, GA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Paul's Church, Augusta, GA, Salvation Army or a charity of one's choice. Platts Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA 30809 706-860-6166 Please sign the register book and send condolences at: www.plattsfuneralhome.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-January 8, 2009