Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.
YAPHANK, L. I., Oct. 6- Mrs. Ada Marchant, a life-long resident of this village and a descendant of two of Yaphank's oldest families, died Saturday, at her home here, at the age of 78. She was a daughter of the late Alonzo P. Homan and Susan A. Petty, both of whom were born here. Mrs. Marchant, widow of Justice of the Peace Frederick Marchant, leaves a son, Leslie, and a sister, Mrs. Arthur Phillips.
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