Leda F. Thomas, 58, Port Washington, died Sunday at Coshocton County Memorial hospital, where she was a patient one day. She was born Feb 17, 1901, at Gnadenhutten, a daughter of William and Alfretta (Saunders) Schupp. Sne is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Eugene Mathews of Newcomerstown; two sisters, Mrs. H. E Fisher of Tippecanoe and Mrs. James Barker of Coshocton; two brothers, Emory of Newcomerstown and Harold of Lansing, Mich, and two great grandchildren. Two sisters are deceased. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p m at St Paul's United Church of Christ, Port Washington, with Rev. Glenn Rettig in charge Burial will be in Union cemetery, Port Washington. Friends may call at the Ourant funeral home in Port Washington tonignt and Tuesday from 7 to 9 pm
[Source: Coshocton Tribune, Dec 26, 1959 — Sub by FoFG]
John T. Tufford, 77, died at 7:30 PM yesterday at his home on West State Street. He was born August 14, 1869, in Coalport, near Newcomerstown, a son of John and Melinda Tufford. On March 8, 1894, he was married to Cora Jane Markley, who survives. He spent his entire life Newcomerstown and was retired from James B. Chow and Sons company there several years ago. He was a member of the college at Methodist church. Surviving besides the widow are one son, Merrell Tufford, Akron, one grandchild and one great grandchild. Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday in the home, with Rev. George Kartz and Rev. Thomas Lorene officiating. Burial will be made in Newcomerstown.
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