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Obituaries and Death Notices


A three year old son of Henry Leahy died Monday of membranous croup.
[January 6, 1888, The Massillon Independent, Massillon Ohio - SW - Sub by FoFG]

Dr. Peter W. Lee
Dr. T. [P. for Peter] W. Lee died at his home near North Benton on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock after a long illness from a complication of diseases.
Deceased was born near New Alexander, Columbiana Co, on December 11, 1829. He was a student under Dr. Carey of Salem and later received a diploma from the Cincinnati College of Medicine. Soon after graduating he began to practice his profession at Carrollton, and later in life practiced at Essex and La Rue in the western part of Ohio. Some years ago he came to North Benton and practiced for a short time when he retired to his farm near by and remained there until the close of life.
He is survived by a family of five daughters and one son. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and for many years was an elder in that body. He was a man of deep learning and highly esteemed by all who knew him.
The funeral will be held from the late home on Tuesday at 10 o'clock a.m. and later at the church in North Benton.
[The Alliance Review, Alliance, OH, Wednesday, February 27, 1907 - SH - Sub by FoFG]

Fred Lesenitz
Canton -- While under the influence of liquor, Fred Lesenitz, aged 28, dressed in a bathing suit jumped from a boat in the middle of Myers lake. He sank in deep water. His divorced wife lives in Cleveland.
[Newark Advocate, Jul 1, 1901 - Transcribed by Linda Dietz]

Mary Lucas
Mrs. Mary Lucas, 74,  of 820 West Cherry street, died this morning at 7:30 o'clock, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Seabrook, 1111 Wood street, where she had been confined by illness for some time. She is survived by her husband, Zachariah Lucas; three daughters, Mrs. Seabrook, of Massillon, Mrs. Wilbur Shanabrook, of New Phladephia, and Mrs. Helen Brandt, of Akron; a son, George Lucas, of Massillon; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Ritter, Mrs. Charles Roan and Miss Margaret Mendlein, of Canton; a brother, Charles Mendlein, of Massillon; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The funeral arrangements have not been completed and will be announced later.
[The Evening Independent, Massillon, OH; March 3, 1925; sub. by Karen K]
March 4, 1925 - The funeral of Mrs. Mary Lucas, of West Cherry street, will be held Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Seabrook, 1111 Wood street and at 2:30 o'clock at St. John's Evangelical church.  The Rev. J.E. Digel will officiate.  Interment will be made in the Massillon cemetery.

Howard Isaac Luttrell
Mrs. Anna Shilling, of Lincoln Way, NW., has been notified of the death at Winchester, Va., of her brother-in-law, Howard Luttrell, who formerly lived at Sippo. Mr. Luttrell's widow is the former Miss Inez Oberlin, of this vicinity, and he is also survived by two sons, Ralph, of Alexandria, Va., and Alfred, in the U. S. Army; and a grandchild. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. at Winchester.
[Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio) January 31, 1944 - Sub by Ida Maack Recu]


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