Westmoreland County PA Obituaries and Death Notices

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LaMantia, Anthony C.

Oct. 8, 1986

Anthony C. "Tony" LaMantia, 53, of Bolivar died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1986 at St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Jan. 14, 1934, a son of the late Paul and Nancy (Lanzarotta) LaMantia. He was owner and operator of LaMantia Auto Products Co. Bolivar. He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Bolivar. He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy. He is survived by four brothers, Paul Jr. of New Florence, Andrew of Bolivar and Joseph D. and Samuel P both at home; two sisters, Marie (Mrs Robert) Cunningham of Robinson, and Margaret (Mrs. Paul) Saxton of Bolivar. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday at St. Mary's church. Arrangements by J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar. Burial was in SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville.


LaMantia, Nancy L.

April 6, 1980

LaMANTIA - Nancy L. 73, Bolivar died April 6, 1980 at home. Born Dec. 15, 1906 in Italy, daughter of late Andrew and Margaret Lanzarotta. Preceded in death by husband, Paul Sr. and grandson Robert. Survived by these children; Paul Jr. New Florence, Mrs. Marie Cunningham, Robinson, and Andrew, Mrs. Margaret Saxton, Anthony, Joseph and Samuel, all of Bolivar; also eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Sister of Natalie and Cosmo, both of Italy. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Edward J. Speidel Funeral home, Bolivar. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, Bolivar, the Rev. Ben Babula. Interment, SS Simon & Jude's Cemetery. Wake service at 8 p.m. Tuesday at funeral home. (Latrobe paper please copy)


Lear, Benjamin H.

Nov. 15, 1993

LEAR -Benjamin H. Lear 79 of Bolivar died Monday Nov. 15, 1993 at home. Mr Lear was born April 13, 1914 in Fairfield Twp., Westmoreland County son of Elmer and Molly Lear. He was a retired dispatcher for the Penn Central Railroad and a member of the First Church of Christ, West Bolivar. Survivors include his wife Helen Brett Lear; these children, Mrs. Carmen (Lorraine) Carbone, Greensburg, H. Duane, Blasdell N.Y. and Ronald L., Bolivar; eight grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a great great grandson. Also surviving are a sister and four brothers, Margaret Gamble and Earl, both of Bolivar, Samuel of Linesville, N.Y. and Vince and Robert, both of Bolivar RD 1. His brothers Frank, William, Clyde, Alvin and Donald and his sisters Florence, Claire "Sis" Busch and Hazel Schroyer preceded him in death. Services were held Thursday at McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar, Rev. Richard Lear officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery, Clyde. Memorial donations were suggested to the American Cancer Society.


Lear, Clyde H.

July 25, 1984

LEAR - Clyde H. 80, Robinson died July 25, 1984 at Lee Hospital. Born April 3, 1904 in Fairfield Twp., son of late Elmer and Mary (West) Lear. Preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Survived by widow, former Mary Belle Boring, and these children; Richard, Batavia, N.Y.; Paul, Robinson and Shirley Rosenberger, Aurora, Ohio; also 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Brother of Ben, Bolivar, Samuel, Pitcairn, Vincent and Robert, both of West Bolivar, Earl, Bolivar, Margaret Gamble, Dilltown, Hazel Schroyer, Bolivar, and Clair Busch, Phoenix, Ariz. Retired employee of Garfield Refractories. Member of Laurel Valley Senior Citizens and Bolivar Senior Citizens. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday the Rev. Dale E. Rummel. Interment, Bethel Cemetery.


Lear, Earl L.

Nov. 24, 1996

LEAR - Earl L. 67 Bolivar, PA. died Sunday Nov. 24, 1996 at Lee Hospital, Johnstown. Born March 26, 1929 in Fairfield Twp. son of the late Elmer R. Lear and Mary Catherine "Molly" (West) Lear. Also preceded in death by six brothers; Clyde, William, Frank, Alvin, Benjamin and Donald Lear; three sisters; Hazel Schroyer, Florence Lear and Clair Busch. Survived by his wife of 22 years, Katherine "Katy" (Deemer) Lear; sister, Margaret "Meg" Gamble, Bolivar; brothers Samuel G. Lear Sr., Linesville, Pa. Vincent R. Lear and Robert G. Lear both of Bolivar RD 1 Prior to his retirement he had been employed by the security division of Moritz Security in Greensburg. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in West Bolivar and the Bolivar Senior Citizens. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Church of Christ, the Rev. Gabriel G. Mraz. Interment, Bolivar Westview Cemetery.


Lear, Helen G.

April 18, 1998

LEAR - Helen G. 83 Bolivar died Saturday April 18, 1998 at Lee Hospital. Born April 2, 1915 in Robinson, daughter of Albert H. Brett and Irene (Bryan) Brett Garland. Preceded in death by parents; husband Benjamin H. Lear who died in 1993; two brothers, Wayne and Guy ; and sister, Cleo Kerr. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Carmen (Lorraine) Carbone, Greensburg; sons H. Duane Lear, Blasdell, N.Y.; and Ronald L. Lear, Bolivar; eight grandchildren; and numerous great and great great grandchildren. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Tuesday at J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar, the Rev. Richard E. Lear. Interment, Bethel Cemetery, New Florence. Memorial gifts may be made to First Church of Christ, Bolivar.


Lear, Jerry A.

March 31, 1986

LEAR Jerry A. 84, Robinson, died March 31, 1986 at Indiana Hospital. Born Sept. 18, 1901 in Derry Twp., Westmoreland County, son of late William and Margaret (Donahey) Lear. Preceded in death by wife, former Bessie Little; son Jerry A. Lear Jr.; daughter, Sarah Miller; and sister, Louise Doverspike. Survived by these children; Margaret E. Dominy, Clearwater, Fla.; Jean Miller, Seminole, Fla.; Shirley A. Stokes, Warren, Ohio; Linda Shetler, Robinson; and Wilbert I. "Wib" Lear, Bolivar; also 17 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Member of Evangelical United Methodist Church, Robinson. Fifty-year member of Bricklayers and Allied Crafts, Local 4, Johnstown. Was Justice of the Peace for 30 years in West Wheatfield Twp. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Speidel-McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday at Evangelical United Methodist Church, Robinson, the Rev. Aden Wertz. Interment, Blairsville Cemetery.


Lear, Marybelle

April 29, 1994

Marybelle (Mrs. Clyde H. ) Lear of Robinson died Friday, April 29, 1994 at Indiana Hospital, Indiana. She was born April 15, 1905 in Robinson a daughter of the late Abraham L. and Martha Armita (Timmeney) Boring. She was a member of Robinson, Church of the Brethern and Ladies Auxiliary to Duane Boring VFW Post 9310, Robinson. She was past present of County District 26 VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary to Charles Sutton American Legion Post 128, Bolivar, Seward Women's Club and Laurel Valley Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde H. Lear; a granddaughter, Sheila Lear; two sisters, Beatrice Gibson and Hilda Rodkey; and three brothers, Duane, Michael and Earl. She is survived by two sons, Charles R. of Batavia, N.Y. and Paul E. of Robinson; a daughter, Shirley (Mrs. Jack) Rosenberger, of Indianapolis, Ind.; 11 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; five sisters, Florence Boring and Alberta Donahue, both of Robinson; Pauline Leary of New Florence RD 1; Sylvia Kennison of Smithton and Grace Howsare of Bedford. Friends were received at the Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where services were held Monday with the Rev. Dale E. Rummel officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.


Lear, Phillip W.

April 16. 1978

LEAR - Philip W. 76 West Bolivar died April 16, 1978 at home. Born March 5, 1902 in West Wheatfield Twp. son of late Frank and Ida Lear. Preceded in death by brother, Gilbert. Survived by widow, former Louise Crusan; daughter, Mrs. Nancy Hughes, New Florence RD 1; and son Donald, Wichita, Kan.; also eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Brother of Mrs. Viola Reed, West Bolivar. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Edward J. Speidel Funeral Home, Bolivar where service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Donald Stanley . Interment Fort Palmer Cemetery.


Lear, Robert G.

March 9, 2001

Robert G. Lear 75 of Bolivar RD 1 died Friday March 9, 2001 at the Bethlen Home, Ligonier. He was born Aug. 10, 1925 in Bolivar a son of the late Elmer Raymond and Mary Katherine "Molly" (West) Lear. He was a retired employee of the maintenance department of Ligonier Valley School District, having worked as a custodian at the Bolivar and Laurel Valley elementary schools. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II having served aboard the USS Earl K . Olsen. He was a member of Charles Sutton American Legion Post 128, Bolivar, and Duane Boring VFW Post 9310, Robinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife. Tillie Louise (Fulcomer) Lear; eight brothers, Clyde, Bill, Frank, Alvin, Ben, Sam, Don and Earl and three sisters, Hazel, Florence and Edith. He is survived by five children, Anna C. of Bolivar, Bill Lear and wife Bonnie (Beane) of Hanover, Wis., James "Danny" Lear and wife Brenda (Akins) of Blairsville, Raymond "Mike" Lear and wife Ruth (Galbraith) of Ligonier and Paul Fulcomer and wife Diana (Albone) of Fredonia, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Sherry Senft, Teresa, James, Jason, Jamie, Courtney and Kailee Lear; and two great grandchildren, Jessy Senft and Tylor Cleasby. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dale Dudgeon officiating. Interment Germany Lutheran Cemetery.


Lear, Ronald L.

March 25, 2002

LEAR - Ronald L. 60 Bolivar died March 25, 2002 at UPMC Lee Regional. Born April 12, 1941 in Bolivar, Son of late Benjamin and Helen (Brett)Lear. Survived by wife of 38 years, Lana G. (Henderson) Lear; daughter Mrs. Wayne D. (Jill) Warfel, Armagh; granddaughters, Kelsey and Kassidy Warfel; brother, H. Duane Lear, Blasdell, N.Y. and sister Lorraine. Private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment, Fort Palmer Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Tri-Community Ambulance, Bolivar, Pa. 15923 J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc. Bolivar is in charge of arrangements.


Lear, Vincent R.

Dec. 31, 2002

LEAR - Vincent R. 80 of Bolivar died Tuesday Dec. 31, 2002 in Beacon Manor, Indiana. He was born Nov. 11, 1922 in Fairfield Twp. a son of the Late Elmer R. and Mary C. "Molly" West Lear. Prior to his retirement he had been employed by the former Haws Refractories of Johnstown and the Garfield Refractories in Robinson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bolivar First Church of Christ and Bolivar American Legion # 128. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dorothy Reighard Lear; a daughter, Mrs. James (Lisa Ann) Tubay of Lancaster, Pa. ; two sons, Wesley W. (and his wife Beth Ann) Lear of Blairsville; and Russell E. Lear of Doylestown, Pa.; three grandchildren, Joseph and Heath Lear; and Monica Tubay; and a sister, Margaret J. :Peg" Gamble of Bolivar. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by nine brothers, Clyde, William, Frank, Alvin, Benjamin, Donald, Earl, Samuel and Robert Lear; three sisters, Hazel Schroyer, Edith Clare Busch, and Florence Lear. Friends will be received at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, 536 Market St. Bolivar, Pa. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jay Eastman officiating. Private interment will follow in Germany Lutheran Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to Tri-Community Ambulance, Bolivar, PA. 15923.


Nancy Erickson Leone

Contributed by Margaret Gagliardi

Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co, PA, dated 17 Dec 2001

Nancy Erickson Leone obit

Nancy Erickson Leone, 69, of Greensburg, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, in her home. She was born July 13, 1932, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late John W. and Gladys Findley Erickson. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Greensburg. Prior to retirement, she had been employed the St. Anne Home in Greensburg as a certified nurse aide. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Louis E. Leone Jr. She is survived by a son. Davie E. Leone and his wife Beth, of Greensburg; two daughters, Lu Anne Leon of Hollywood, Fla., and Elaine Leone McCanna and her husband, Raymond of Youngwood; five grandchildren, Raymond, Alexandra and Jennifer McCanna and Dylan and Dane Leone; a brother, Jack W. Erickson Jr. and his wife, Priscilla, of Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Gwen Irwin of Greensburg; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Barnhart Funeral Home, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church with the Rev. E. Allen Scanlon and the Rev. Craig T. Hess co-officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be placed with the First Lutheran Church, 246 S. Main St.,Greensburg, PA 15601


LENTZ, Margaret Marie (Marks)

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Mrs Margaret Marie (Marks) Lentz, 47, Latrobe R.D. 1, died 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Latrobe hospital. The deceased, the daughter of Calvin and Mary Hughes Marks, was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown. Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Russell T. Lentz; 5 sons and 1 daughter, Gerald, Baggaley; Norman, Frederick, Wayne, Miriam, all at home; Kenneth, serving with the U.S.Navy at Charleston, South Carolina; 1 grandson, Thomas; 2 brothers and 3 sisters, George Marks, Oliver Marks, Mrs. Robert (Daisy) Gibson, Mrs. Walter (Estella) Forsha, all of Latrobe, R.D.1; Mrs. William (Nina) King, Latrobe R.D.4. Friends may call from 10 a.m to 10 p.m. daily at the R.W. Dell Home for Funerals until Thursday when services will be held there 2 p.m. with her pastor, Rev. Bruce R. Shaffer, officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. (Obit: 5/31/1955)


LENTZ, Russell T

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Russell T. Lentz, 75, of Champion RD 1, died in H.C. Frick Community Hospital Wednesday. He made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Geary. He was born in Unity Twp., April 9, 1904, son of the late Frederick and Cora (Kuhns) Lentz. He retired from Latrobe Forge and Spring Co. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Marie (Marks) Lentz, May 30, 1955. He is survived by the following children, Gerald Russell Lentz Latrobe RD 1, Norman E. Lentz of Florida, Kenneth Raymond Lentz of Charleston, S.C., Mrs. Joseph (Miriam Regina) Blystone of Hostetter, Frederick Calvin Lentz of Summersworth, N.H., Wayne D. Lentz of Greensburg RD 8; 22 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur Lentz of Clarksburg, Joseph Lentz of Bedford, and two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Stapleton of Mount Union, Pa., Mrs. James (Corrinne) Mitchell of Latrobe. Family will receive friends at the Richard W. Dell Home for Funerals Latrobe from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. John L. Reiner, D.D. officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Lutheran Cemetery. (Obit: 7/26/1979)


Leroy, Angeline M.

March 5, 1981 - JOHNSTOWN TRIBUNE

Leroy - Angeline M 56, Bowsell RD 2 died March 5, 1981 at Lee Hospital. Born Feb. 13, 1925 in Johnstown, daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Mitchell) Bowser. preceded in death by parents, husband, Leland B who died July 1957. sisters--Mary , Rose, Elda, and Melda-- and brothers--Isaac, Daniel, Emanuel, Benjamin, Thomas, and Harry. Survived by daughters, Alice, wife of Lawrence Owens, Rockville, Md. and Nancy, wife of Robert Kalina Jr. Bowsell RD 2, also four grandchildren--Vickie and Chris Owens and Missy and Bobby Kalina. Sister of Nora Moreland and Elma Adams, both of Windber. Member of Maple Springs Church of the Brethren. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at George E Mason Funeral Home, Davidsville, where service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Carroll S Ringgold. Interment Benshoff Hill Cemetery.


Lickenfelt, Anna Grace

Dec.5, 2001

LICKENFELT - Anna Grace 76, New Florence died Dec. 5, 2001 at Indiana Hospital. Born Aug. 24, 1925 in Bolivar daughter of late George and Anna (Boring) Baird. Also preceded in death by loving husband Carl W. Lickenfelt in February 2001; son Kenneth Lickenfelt; brothers, Blair, Merel and Art Baird; sisters Helen Henderson and Catherine Muir. Survived by children; Carol wife of Keith Cribbs, New Florence; Dawn, married to Angie Brain, Indian Rocks Beach, Fla. Sharon wife of Daryl Silk and Rick married to Jill Shermenti, both of New Florence; Deb married to Bud Piper, Bolivar; 17 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. sister of George Baird, Bolivar; Donald Baird, Blairsville; and Leona Enck, New Florence. Member of First Church of Christ, West Bolivar. Anna Grace and Carl would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary following Carl's death in February. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, pastor Rex R. Lichtenfels. Interment Germany Lutheran Cemetery.


Lickenfelt, Carl W.

Feb. 21, 2001

LICKENFELT - Carl W. 81, New Florence died Feb. 21, 2001 at UPMC Lee Regional . Born March 16, 1919 in Coral, son of late Charles and Elsie (McCollim) Lickenfelt. Also preceded in death by son, Kenneth Lickenfelt; brothers and sisters, Betty Lou Boyles, Charles Lickenfelt, Lawrence Krebs, Hilbert Lickenfelt, Elsie Pearl Boyles and Cecil Baird. Survived by wife, former Anna Grace Baird; and these children, Carol, wife of Keith Cribbs, New Florence; Don married to Angie, Indian Rocks, Fla; Sharon wife of Daryl Silk, New Florence; Rick married to Jill Shermenti; and Deb and fiancé, Bud Piper, all of New Florence; 18 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Brother of Gene Lickenfelt, New York; Helen Anderson, New Florence; Dwenlean Voytas, Seward; Geraldine Hollonbaugh, Blairsville; Walter "Manny" Boyles, New Mexico; and Laurabell Sigafoes, Blairsville. Death ends a marriage union of 59 years. Retired coal miner with 35 years of service. Member of UMWA. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Pastor Rex R. Lichtenfels.


Lickenfelt, Kenneth H.

April 21, 1982

LICKENFELT - Kenneth H., 33, New Florence RD 1 died April 21, 1982 at Home. Born July 14, 1948 in West Wheatfield Twp., Indiana County, son of Carol W. and Anna Grace (Baird) Lickenfelt. Survived by parents, New Florence RD 2; widow former Sarah Ann Gilliland; and son Kenneth Noel. Brother of Donald, Florida; Mrs. Carol Rohrabaugh, New Florence RD 2; Mrs. Sharon Silk, New Florence RD 1; Rick New Florence RD 2; and Mrs Debbie Bouch, Armagh RD 1. Employed by Johnstown Works, US Steel Corp. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Kenneth Neal. Interment, Germany Lutheran Cemetery.


Lichtenfels, Dennis E.

Nov. 12, 2002

U.S. Air Force veteran, loved to hunt, fish, was a Steelers/Pitt Fan

Dennis E. Lichtenfels 47 of Robinson died Tuesday Nov. 12, 2002 at the Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. He was born March 16, 1955 in Johnstown the son of Lester E. Lichtenfels of Robinson and the late Gloria J. (Mulligan) Lichtenfels. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of Charles Sutton American Legion Post 128 of Bolivar a social member of Duane Boring VFW Post 9310 of Robinson, member of Robinson Rod and Gun Club and Teamsters Local No. 926. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He liked to play spades with his family and was a dedicated Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Panthers fan. In addition to his father, he is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Yeager Lichtenfels; devoted father of Robert S. married to Shannon Brendlinger, Dustin S. and Jeffrey D. all of Robinson; Also two grandsons, Bryce T. and Kole R.; brother of Linda Shetler wife of Robert of Salisbury, Md. Kenneth, married to Linda Krouse of Robinson, Bonnie Brown wife of Roger, of Gas Center, and Corey of Robinson; and his trusted dog, Virgil. Friends will be received today from 1p.m. till the time of service at 2 p.m. at the Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence with the Rev. Allyn K. Giuffre officiating. Interment will be held in the Germany Lutheran Cemetery with a gravesite military rite by a local veterans organization. 2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.



Mrs. Clarence F. Lindbergh
Simpson's Leader-Times (Kittanning, Pennsylvania) January 2, 1929, Page 1
Deaths Reported In Places Nearby
The following deaths were reported in towns nearby this week:
Mrs. Clarence F. Lindbergh, Vandergrift


Long, Clair C.

March 18, 2000

Ligonier Church of Christ member worked as a Civil Service contractor.

Clair C. Long 81 of Bolivar RD 1 died March 18, 2000 at Latrobe Area Hospital. Mr Long was born Feb. 1, 1919 in Fairfield Twp. , son of the late William and Mae McDermott Long. Mr Long worked as a contractor for the Civil Service for the U.S. government for 20 years. He was a member of the Ligonier Church of Christ. He was also a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. Survivors include sisters, Ellen Harrover, Trafford and Nelle Miller, Cantwell, Alaska; brother, Walter Krouse and wife Anna, Greencastle; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Erna Foster, Vivian Marsh, Cora Schermith and Edna Long; and brothers, Stewart, Melville, William and Sidney Long. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar with Michael Yuhas officiating. Interment followed in Fort Palmer Cemetery, Bolivar. Memorial gifts may be made to Ligonier Church of Christ, P.O. Box 186, Ligonier, PA. 15658


Long, Mary Elizabeth (Wambaugh)

Nov. 21, 1977

LONG - Mrs Mary Elizabeth, 79, New Florence died Nov. 21, 1977 at Lee Hospital. Born June 15, 1898 in Lockport, daughter of Washington and Margaret (Mundorf )Wambaugh. Preceded in death by parents; husbands Joseph McElwee, and Alex Long; sister, Deane Wambaugh and son Washington Louis McElwee. Survived by these children: Glen McElwee Youngstown, Ohio, Alfred Eugene Long, New Florence, Margaret Thompson, Youngstown; Dorothy Colson, Seward; Dean Burkholder, Youngstown; Betty McDowell, Pampa, Tex and Alexander Long Florida; also 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Sister of Goldie James, Bolivar; Cora Rhodes, Ligonier and Susan Bernabo Pittsburgh. Member of New Florence Senior Citizens. Friends received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Kenneth N. Gray Funeral Home. Seward; where service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Brother Charles Cummings interment Grandview Cemetery.


Lynn, Margery Harper

The Independent Observer, Scottdale, PA
January 7, 1930

Obituary

Margery Harper Lynn, aged 78 years, wife of C.S. Lynn of Ruffsdale, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herman C. Hepler, corner Spring Street and Edwin Avenue, this place, late last evening, after an illness of three weeks, while visiting with her daughter. She was a faithful member of the Christ Reformed Church of Ruffsdale of which church she had been a member for nearly 50 years. Mrs. Lynn was well known, being one of the oldest residents of the community, and highly respected by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, C.S. Lynn, and seven sons and daughters; Swain Lynn, Wellsville, Ohio; Mrs. Sadie Latta, Irwin; Mrs. Ethel Carvey, Donora; Mrs. Allie Porter and Mrs. Grace Hepler, both of Scottdale; Samuel H. Lynn, Ruffsdale, and William E. Lynn, Wilkinsburg. Mrs. Lynn was the eldest child of the late Samuel and Sarah Harper of Flatwoods, in which family there were nine children. Two brothers survive, Hilliam H. Harper, Dickerson Run; and Spraks Harper, Orville, Ohio. One brother, Swain Harper, died in Connellsville just one week ago. Funeral arrangements will be announced later, pending the arrival of the family.


Luker, George William III

Sept. 16, 1986

LUKER - George William III, 15, months, New Florence RD 3, died Sept. 16, 1986 at Lee Hospital. Born June 8, 1985 in Johnstown son of George William Jr. and Rose Lynn (Boring) Luker. Survived by parents; brother, Michael; and sisters, Betty and Cala, all at home; also maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Othea Boring, New Florence, and paternal grandparents, George W. Luker Sr., Rochester, NY and Janet McGinnis, Seward. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, were service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Richard Thompson. Interment, Bethel Cemetery.


Luker, Ray

April 10, 1981

Ray Luker died Friday morning, April 10, 1981 in Okeene, OK. Ray was cremated in Oklahoma City on Monday. There will be a Memorial Service at the Sisson Funeral Chapel, Thursday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. the service will be conducted by Eddie Sisson and the public and friends are invited. Ray was born in Huff, Pa. July 30, 1909 and lived in Okeene for the past several years. He is survived by three sons, Carrol Dewayne, El Reno, William Sheraton and John Henry, Pennsylvania; five daughters, Cora Lewayne Luker, El Reno, Esther Mae Henderson, Myrtle Loraine McIntire, Mary Thelma Faben and Billie McKowan, all of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Elva Nailer and Erma Dunmeier.


Luker, Richard Harold

April 14, 1982

Richard Harold Luker 15, of New Florence RD 2, died Wednesday April 14, 1982 at Mercy Hospital, Johnstown. Mr Luker was born Jan. 18, 1967 in Batavia, N. Y.., son of George W. Luker, Batavia, and Janet M. Boring Luker McGinnis, New Florence RD 2. He was a student at United High School. Survivors include his stepfather, Sonny McGinnis, New Florence RD 2; sisters and brothers Patricia , George, Lillian, Randy, Chris and Cheryl, all of New Florence RD 2; maternal grandparents Harold and Agnes Boring, New Florence RD 2; Also surviving is maternal grandmother Marie Luker, Robinson. Services were held Saturday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, Rev. William Sears officiating. Interment followed in Bethel Cemetery.


LUTZENKIRCHEN, Margaret

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Dropsy, after a short illness, proved fatal to Margaret Lutzenkirchen, daughter of Theodore Lutzenkirchen, of Millwood Shaft, yesterday. The girl was aged 21 years and nine months. The remains will be taken to Hillside Methodist church on Thursday afternoon. where services will be held. Interment will follow at Hillside cemetery. (Obit: 2/18/1914)


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Mack, Kenneth L.

may 17, 1979

MACK - Kenneth L., 61, 839 Allyn St., Akron, Ohio formerly of Seward, died May 17, 1979, at Mercy Hospital. Born Jan. 7, 1918 in Seward, son of late Thomas and Laura (Penrose) Mack. Survived by widow, former Norma Jean Garland, and these daughters; Linda, wife of Marlin McGinnis, Bolivar RD 1; Shirley, wife of Harold Heming, New Florence RD 1; Stella, wife of Donald Marsh. Bolivar; Freda, wife of Kenneth Gindlesperger, Robinson; and Nancy wife of Ralph Turner, Johnstown; also 15 grandchildren. Brother of Mrs. Mary Dailey, Cuyahoga, Ohio, Mrs Bertha McGinty, California; and John, Johnstown. Owner of Scotty's Cafe and an income tax service, both in Akron. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Jay Eastman. Interment, West View Cemetery.


Mack, Norma Jean (Garland)

MACK - Norma Jean, 63, 671 Washington St., Bolivar, died May 3, 1992 at home. Born Feb. 15, 1929, in Fairfield Twp., daughter of late George and Elsie (James) Garland; also preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Mack, and brothers, Paul, Kenneth, Russell and Arthur Garland. Survived by daughter, Linda, wife of Marlin McGinnis, Bolivar RD 1, also four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Sister of Edna Forsythe, Mars, Pa., Irene Shetler, Bolivar RD 1 and Betty Bush, Robinson; also survived by close friend, Jack Lynch, Bolivar. Member of First Church of Christ, West Bolivar, and Laurel Valley Senior Citizens, where she was formerly employed by the Green Thumb of Westmoreland County. Friends received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Richard E. Lear. Interment, Germany Lutheran Cemetery.


MARKS, Audley L

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Audley L. Marks, 68, of Latrobe R.D.4, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1992, in Latrobe Area Hospital.

He was born Jan. 15, 1925, in Unity Township, a son of the late George F. and Blanche Lavelle Marks.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed in the extrusion department by Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, for 38 years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during World War II in the European Theater. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Corbett, and a sister, Mrs. Audrey B. Chambers.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. M. Jean Aukerman Marks; a daughter Mrs. Edward (Carolyn) Ribblet of Latrobe RD 4; two sisters, Mrs. Herman (Louise) Huhn and Mrs. Melcena Lundquist, both of Latrobe RD 6; two grandsons, Douglas and Jeffrey, and a great-grandchild.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Dell- Frederick Funeral Home, 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Youngstown, with the Rev. Judith Boggs officiating. Interement will be in Bethel Cemetery, Cook Township.


Marks, Blanche Lavelle

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Mrs. Blanche Lavelle Marks, 75, of Latrobe RD 1 died Saturday morning in the Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born June 26, 1897, in Parnassus, Pa. She was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church Youngstown. Surviving are her husband, George F. Marks; children, Edward C., Mrs. Herman (Mary Louise) Huhn, Mrs. Ivan (Audrey) Chambers, Audry Marks and Mrs. Robert (Melcena) Lundquist, all of Latrobe RD 1; sisters, Mrs. Florence Adams of Atlantic City, NJ, and Mrs. Winifred Burlett of Fairoaks, Pa.; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Korbett, in 1942. Friends will be received in James P Gaut Funeral Home, Pleasant Unity, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 10 pm daily after 7 pm Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday in St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown, with the Rev. Robert C. Schlotler officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. (Obit: 1/6/1973)


MARKS, Calvin Jonas

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Calvin Jonas Marks, aged 68 years, six months and seven days, died at 8:30 o'clock, Saturday evening at his home near Baggaley. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Mary Melcena Marks, and the following children: George Marks, of Norvelt; Mrs. Robert Gibson, of Latrobe RD 1; Oscar Marks, Mrs. Russell Lentz, Mrs. Walter Forsha and Mrs. William King, all of Latrobe RD 1. These brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. Alice McKenna, of Youngstown; Mrs. Martha Campbell, of Baggaley; Mrs. Margaret Wahl, of Uniontown and John, of Youngstown. Twenty-three grandchildren and one great granddaughter also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock, Tuesday afternoon, at his late home in charge of the Rev. W.E. Bauer, pastor of the Harrison City Lutheran Church. Interment will be made in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. (Obit: 3/29/1943)


MARKS, Corbett

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Funeral services for the late Pvt. Corbett Marks , of near Baggaley, will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m in the St. James Lutheran Church, in Youngstown. The pastor of the church, Rev Johns, will officiate. Interment will be made in St. James Cemetery. Millitary services for Pvt. Marks will be held tomorrow afternoon by the members of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Amvets. (Obit: 5/9/1950)



Marks, Edward C

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submittters Name:  Donald Buncie

Obit: Edward C Marks, 68, of Latrobe RD 6 died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1987, at his home. Born Oct 29, 1919, in Unity Township, he was a son of the late George F. and Blanche Lavelle Marks. He was retired from Brown-Boveri Inc. of South Greensburg. A veteran of World War II, serving in the US Air Force in Europe and Asia, he was a member of St. James Lutheran Church of Youngstown and the American Legion Post 515 of Latrobe. He was predeceased by one brother, Corbett, who was killed in action in 1943 and one sister, Mrs. Audrey B. Chambers, Sept 4, 1987. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Herman (Louise) Huhn and Mrs. Melcena Lundquist, both of Latrobe RD 6; one brother, Audley of Latrobe RD 4, and his fiancee, Betty Jo Ferrenberg of Latrobe. Interment will be in the St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown.


Marks, George F

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: George F Marks, 81, of Latrobe RD 6 died Monday in Latrobe Hospital. He was born Oct. 16, 1898, in Unity Township, a son of the late J. Calvin Marks and Mary Hughes Marks. He was a retired employee of Gould and Brown Boveri Co., Greensburg, and a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown. He was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche Lavelle Marks, in 1973, and one son, Corbett H., in 1942. Surviving are two sons, Edward C. of Latrobe RD 6 and Audley of Latrobe RD 4; three daughters, Mrs. Herman (Louise) Huhn, Mrs. Ivan (Audrey) Chambers, and Mrs. Melcena Lundquist, all of RD 6; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, John Oliver of Latrobe RD 6, and two sisters, Mrs. Estella Forsha of Latrobe and Mrs. William (Nina) King of Latrobe RD 4. Friends will be received in James P Gaut Funeral Home, Pleasant Unity, from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Services will be held at 11 am Thursday in St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown, with the Rev. Fred S. Opalinski officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. (Obit: 6/24/1980)



Marks, Sr., John O.

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: John O. “Curly” Marks Sr., 86, of Latrobe RD 6, died Friday, Sept. 11, 1992 in Loyalhanna Care Center, Derry Township. He was born March 30, 1906, in Unity Township, a son of the late Calvin and Mary Hughes Marks. Prior to his retirement he was employed by Latrobe Steel Co. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the 617th Quartermaster Depot Company in the United States Army. He was a square dance caller for the Curly Marks Orchestra and was a charter member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Latrobe, where he served as head usher. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerle No. 01188 of Latrobe, the DAV Commanders Club and the National Wildlife Federation. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret E. McCracken Marks; a brother, George Marks; two sisters, Margaret Lentz and Daisy Gibson; and a grand-daughter, Lynn Ann Cawoski. He is survived by three sons, John O. Jr. and Ralph E., both of Latrobe, and Richard H. Marks of Bolivar; two daughters, Mrs. James (Shirley) Moretti of RD 5, Latrobe, and Mrs. Thomas (Elaine) Cawoski of RD 6, Latrobe; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Estella Forsha of RD 5, Latrobe, and Mrs. William (Nina) King of RD 4, Latrobe; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Mary Emert. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 pm Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday at the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe. Service will be celebrated at 11 am Monday in Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Latrobe, with the Rev. William E. Ordelt Jr officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Cook Township.


Marks, Mary Hughes

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Mrs Mary Hughes Marks, 94, of Latrobe R.D. 4, died Sunday evening at Latrobe Hospital. Born Jan. 4, 1871, in Cook Twp., member St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown. Preceded in death by husband, J. Calvin Marks in 1943. Surviving children, George F. and John Oliver, Latrobe R.D. 1; Mrs. Walter (Estella) Forsha of Latrobe R.D. 5; Mrs. William (Nina) King of Latrobe R.D. 4, 26 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, George Hughes, of Oakmont; Mrs. Susan Mershon Latrobe R.D. 5; Mrs. Gertrude English of High Point, N.C.; Mrs, Nettie Custis of Youngstown, Ohio. Friends received at the James P Gaut Funeral Home, after 7 pm today. Funeral services 2 pm Wednesday, St James Lutheran Church, Youngstown, Rev. Leo S. Fontaine. Interment church cemetery. (Obit: 8/16/1965)



Marks, Margaret (McCracken)

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Mrs. Margaret McCracken Marks, 71, of Latrobe RD 6 died Monday, July 30, 1984, in Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born Jan. 26, 1913, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Edward and Viola Artis McCracken, A member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Lawson Heights, she was preceded in death by one brother, James McCracken, and one grand-daughter, Lynn Ann. She is survived by her husband Oliver “Curley” Marks; three sons, John Oliver Jr. of Latrobe, Richard Hughes Sr. of Bolivar and Ralph Eugene of Latrobe RD 2; two daughters, Mrs. James (Shirley Jane) Moretti of Latrobe RD 5, and Mrs. Thomas (Margaret Elaine) Cawoski of Latrobe RD 6; 22 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles Richard of Latrobe RD 4, Robert and Joseph, both of Derry, and two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Eleanor) Martin of Derry and Mrs. Clarence (Jane) Love of Youngstown. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday in James P Gaul Funeral Home Inc., Pleasant Unity. Service will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday in Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Lawson Heights, with the Rev. William E. Ordelt officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Cook Township.


John Mason

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania September 13, 1826

Wheeling, Aug. 26

Casualties - On Saturday last Mr. John Mason, late of Westmoreland county, Pa. was drowned in attempting to wade across the river in the lower end of the town.



Mrs. S. C. Mayer
The Daily Capital Journal (Salem, OR) - Saturday, July 22, 1916

Death of Mrs. S. C. Mayer

John A. Lulay, of this city, has received word from New Kensington, Pa., of the death of Mrs. S. C. Mayer, who passed away July 10, 1916, at 10:45 a.m.

Mr. Mayer and family came to Stayton on the 16th of October, 1909, first living on the W. L. Freres ranch west of town. Afterwards they moved to Linn county near Scio, on the Mrs. Hollens ranch for three years. Then they moved to Fern Ridge on the Joseph Laux place where they lived for two years, when Mr. Laux sold the ranch last fall. They then moved to Stayton, but on account of Mrs. Mayer's health they went to Oakland, Calif., in December and on April 31 went back to New Kensington, Pa. On receiving word May 4th of the death of her sister, Mrs. Panion, she was taken worse and was confined to her bed till the time of her death. Another sister died December 5, 1915.

She is survived by her husband, A. J. Mayer, of New Kensington, and the following children: Gust M. and George of California, Charles and John of Akron, Colorado, Wm. And Lewis, Mrs. M. Fisher, Mrs. Anna McCullough and Miss Magdalena Mayer of New Kensington. She is also survived by three brothers, George J., of Geistown, Pa., Adam L., of Linn county, Oregon and John A. Lulay of Stayton, Oregon. - Stayton Standard.
- Submitted by Jim Dezotell


James McBride

The Centinel, Gettysburg, Pa , January 29 1812

Died lately at his farm in Derry township, Westmoreland county, Mr. James McBride, Sen. At the advanced age of one hundred and ten years.


McClarren, Martha Jane

June 19, 1999

Fairfield Twp. native was member of Community Bible Church, W. Bolivar

Martha Jane McClarren 79, of 665 Muir Road, Blairsville died Saturday June 19, 1999 at Lee Hospital, Johnstown. Mrs McClarren a member of Community Bible Church, West Bolivar, was born Christmas Day 1919 in Fairfield Twp., Westmoreland County, daughter of the late William Charles and Amelia Clark Baird. She enjoyed gardening. Surviving are her children Mrs. Glenn (Sandra Pearl) Syphrit, Mrs Rossie (Peggy) Lichtenfels and Mrs Dennis (Kendra) Shaffer, all of Robinson, and Mrs Jesse (Mary) McGarvey, Blairsville. Also four grandchildren; six great grandchildren. Services were held Wednesday at Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, Pastor Rex Lichtenfels officiating. Interment followed in Mount Tabor Cemetery, West Wheatfield Twp.


McClure, Mrs. Lillie (Cline)

Mrs. Lillie McClure of West Bolivar, died last Thursday in Savannah, Ga. She was born on Jan. 2, 1907 in Fairfield Twp. to the late Harry and Elizabeth Cline. Preceded in death by her husband Clarion, a sister, Mrs Myrtle Tedrow and a brother Scott Cline, she is survived by these children; Richard of Bolivar, Mrs. Lola McGraw of Robinson, Gary of Cleveland, Earl of Savannah, Ga. Gordon of West Bolivar and William of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; these brother and sisters; Mrs. Ida Riddle of Johnstown, Ohio, Mrs. Phoebe Welnell of St. Petersburg, Fla. Tressie Cline of Detroit, Mich. Harry of New Florence and John of Robinson. Funeral services were held at the Edward J. Speidel Funeral Home, Bolivar on Sunday with the Rev. Richard Lear in charge. Interment was in the Fort Palmer Cemetery.


McCreery, Mrs. Ross C.

Jan.20, 1980

Mrs. Ross C. (Mary Isabell) McCreery 94 of New Florence RD 1 died Sunday Jan. 20, 1980 at home.

Mrs. McCreery was born Jan. 7, 1886 in Lockport a daughter of the late Millard F. and Clara Belle (Harris) Shomo. She was a member of Bolivar Presbyterian Church and auxiliary to New Florence Post 307 American Legion. Mrs McCreery was preceded in death by husband Ross C. McCreery; sons Harry, Thomas and Eugene; daughter Anna Grace; and grandson Samuel Galbraith; also two brothers and two sisters. She is survived by daughter, Mrs. Clara Mae Shearer-Galbraith of New Florence RD 1; also six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild. She was a sister of James Shomo of New Florence RD 2; John Shomo of Bolivar RD 1; Millard Shomo of Bolivar; Mrs. Dorothy St. Clair of Bolivar RD 1 and Mrs. Beatrice Betz of Bolivar. Friends will be received today Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence. service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Donald Stanley and the Rev. R. Paul Beatty officiating. Burial will follow in West Fairfield United Presbyterian Cemetery.


McCullough, Miss Josephine

Connellsville Courier - December 11, 1918

Miss Josephine McCullough, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McCullough of Scottdale died yesterday morning at 4 o'clock at her home in Scottdale. Miss McCullough was one of the faithful workers at the emergency hospital at Scottdale when she became ill. She was a sister of Mrs. J. Clyde Whitely and Mrs. Frank Conway both of Connellsville.


McDermott, Marshall

1913 - Killed In Mine

Marshall McDermott is instantly Killed by a Fall of Rock While at Work in the Mine of the Lacolle Coal Company this Forenoon. Marshall McDermott aged 36 years son of the late Tipton B. and Mrs. Maria McDermott was instantly killed by a fall of rock while at work in the mine of the Lacolle Coal Mining Company at this place about 9 o'clock this forenoon. His head was crushed beyond recognition and one of his legs broken. The remains were brought to Vann's morgue and prepared for burial. Besides his mother he is survived by his widow and six children also by one brother, Charles of Bolivar and three sisters, Mrs. Thomas Forsythe and Mrs. Wm. Long of West Bolivar and Mrs. Robert Bennie of Chicago. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made but it will likely be on Sunday.


McDermott, Ronald E.

Jan. 9, 1994

Ronald E. McDermott 67 of Bonita Springs, Fla. and New Florence died Sunday Jan. 9, 1994 at North Collier Hospital, Naples, Fla. He was born April 4, 1926 in Bolivar a son of the late Charles and Edna Jane (Yeager) McDermott. He was a member of the New Florence United Methodist Church. He operated a barber shop in New Florence for 35 years. He was a veteran of world War II. He was a member of Hood-Vanatt American Legion Post 307 New Florence; Johnstown Music Society, Local 41 Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 1782 Naples, Fla. and Acacia Lodge 355, F&AM, Blairsville. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Jack McDermott. He is survived by his wife Marilyn B. (Rhen) McDermott; a brother, Charles of Robinson; and a sister Patricia Wagner of Youngstown, Ohio.Friends were received at the Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home. New Florence, Where services were held Friday with the Rev. William Pieringer officiating. Burial was in Grandview Cemetery.


McIntire, Leonard W.

March 16, 1999

Member of Black Lick Free Methodist Church survived by wife, nine children

Leonard W. McIntire 54 of Black Lick died Tuesday March 16, 1999 at Latrobe Area Hospital. Mr. McIntire was born May 7, 1944 in Bolivar son of the late Alvie and Flora Boring McIntire. He was a member of the Black Lick Free Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife Clarie; children Lisa, Florida, Becky and Richard, Pittsburgh, and Mary, Leonard Jr., Marie, David, Alvin and Tesia, Black Lick; sisters Norma Rodkey, Clyde, Roberta Baird, New Florence and Emma, Warren, Ohio. Also surviving are six grandchildren. His brother Robert and his sister Catherine McGinnis preceded him in death. Rev. Fred Craig will officiate at services today at 11 a.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home, Blairsville, with interment in Germany Lutheran Cemetery, West Wheatfield Twp.


McKee, Samuel

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) March 15, 1826

Melancholy Accident

On Monday, the 27th ultimo, a canoe, loaded with salt in passing the Kiskiminetas falls was sunk and a man by the name of Samuel M'Kee unfortunately drowned. We also learn that two boats loaded with pig metal were sunk near the same place and it was only by the greatest exertions on the part of some persons on shore, that the hands were saved from perishing. - Westmoreland Republican.


McKinney, Harold E.

July 23, 2003

Army vet of Korean War, member of UMWA Local 1257 and Steelworkers

Harold E. McKinney, 70, New Florence died July 23, 2003 at Memorial Medical Center. Born Nov. 30, 1932 in New Florence, he was the son of the late William and Thelma Shirley, McKinney. A proud union supporter, he was a member of UNWA District 2 Local 1257 and AFL-CIO United Steelworkers. An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. McKinney was a member of Duane Boring Post 9310, veterans of Foreign Wars, Robinson and an avid hunter and football fan with a special interest in United High School and Penn State teams. He enjoyed watching his grandsons play baseball and was a lifelong donor of blood for the American Red Cross. He was preceded in death by his twin sons, William and Henry; brothers, Sherman "Billy" and John; sisters, Irene and Mary Burkley; an old faithful pal, "Rusty". He was deeply devoted to his wife the former Emily M. St. Clair, whom he married Dec. 30, 1955. Also survived by children Harold L. married to Bambi Johns, Enola, and Ann wife of John Rougeaux, Indiana; grandsons, Patrick and Brandon McKinney, Blairsville and John and Jake Rougeaux, Indiana; step grandson, Mark Crummett, Blough. Also sisters and brothers Vivian 'Betty' Shaftic and Sondra Boring, Bolivar; George, twin Harry and Nancy Silk, New Florence; Paul, Robinson; Clifford, Lockport; Sally Gademsey, Blairsville; sister-in-law Claudia Shoenfelt, Blairsville, 'best friend' Buddy. Services were held Sunday at Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence with Barry Poglein officiating. Interment was in Isabelle Cemetery. Military graveside rites were by local veterans organizations. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Shrine, 512 W. Saratoga St. Baltimore, Md. 21201 or Tri-Community Ambulance Association, Third and Market Streets, Bolivar, Pa 15923.


McMahon, Florence M. (Short)

June 27, 1992

Tarentum - Florence M. (Short) McMahon 64 of 140 Mills St. Extension, Tarentum died Saturday (June 27, 1992) at 1:20 a.m. in Highland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brackenridge where she was admitted May 13. She had been ill the past four years. Born April 30, 1928, in Bolivar she lived in Tarentum the past 43 years. She was a member of Frist Christian Church, Tarentum. Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Grant F. McMahon ; four sons, Patrick A. McMahon at home, William P. McMahon of Hastings, Donald R. McMahon of Centralia, MO. and Ronald K. McMahon of Elmora; four daughters, Mrs. James (Joanne) Prasko of Hastings, Mrs. Larry (Barbara J.) Lorensen of Mexico, MO., Mary Lou Pringle of Meadville, and Judy McMahon at home. 13 grandchildren; and two sisters, June Nixon of Robinson and Margaret Henderson of Bolivar. She was preceded in death by her parents, Philip A. and Hazel I. (Eales) Short; two brothers, Joseph T. and Harry W. Short and two sisters Rebecca S. Howard and Olive I. Short. A private family visitation only will be held Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Albert H. Duster & Sons Funeral Home, Tenth Ave. at Corbet St., Tarentum, where private family services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Officating will be her pastor the Rev. Edward Cadwallader. Private burial will be in Fort Palmer Cemetery, Fairfield Township.

Memory Card
In loving Memory of
Mrs. Florence M. McMahon
Date of Birth
April 30, 1928
Date of Death
June 27, 1992
Service
Tuesday, June 30, 1992
at 11:00 a.m.
Albert H. Duster & Sons Funeral Home
347 East Tenth Avenue
Tarentum, PA.
Clergy
Rev. Edward Cadwallder, Pastor
First Christian Church
Tarentum, PA.
Private Interment
Fort Palmer Cemetery


McMahon, Grant F.

March 3, 1999

Tarentum - Grant F. McMahon 75 of Mill Street Extension, Tarentum died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 3, 1999) in Haida Nursing Home, Elder Township. He had been ill the past five years. Born June 22, 1923 in Bolivar, he lived in Tarentum most of his life. Mr. McMahon was a World War II Army veteran. He was an employee of Tarentum Borough for 40 years before his retirement in 1985. Mr. McMahon was a member of the Slovak Club in Barnesboro. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include four sons, Patrick A. McMahon of Barnsboro, William P. McMahon of Portage, Donald R. McMahon of Centralia, MO. and Ronald K. McMahon of Marsteller; four daughters Mrs. James (Joanne) Prasko of Hastings, Mrs. Larry (Barbara J) Lorensen of Mexico , MO, Mary Lou Pringle of Meadville, and Judith Lea McMahon, at home; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mr. McMahon was preceded in death by his wife Florence M. (Short) McMahon in 1992 and his parents, William P. (Peter William) and Maude Ann( James) McMahon. Relatives and Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the DUSTER FUNERAL HOME INC. 10th Ave. at Corbet street, Tarentum where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. Private burial will be in Fort Palmer Cemetery, Fairfield township.

Memorial Card
In Loving Memory of
Mr. Grant F. McMahon
Born: June 22, 1923
Died : March 3, 1999
Service
Duster Funeral Home Inc.
347 East Tenth Avenue
Tarentum, Pa.
Saturday March 6, 1999
at 11:00 a.m.
Private Vurial in
Ft. Palmer Cemetery
Fairfield Twp. Pa.


Marion P. McKelvy


Newspaper: Pittsburgh Press

Date: Jan. 13, 1974

Submitters Name: Allen Bankson

Obit: Sister Marion McKelvy [a.k.a. Mother Maria Magdalene], former principal of Sacred Heart and Elizabeth Seton high schools, died Friday [July 11, 1974,] in the infirmary of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill here [Greensburg, Pa.].
Sister Marion was a native of Pittsburgh and attended Seton Hill College and the University of Pittsburgh.
She held mahy teaching and administrative positions in the Pittsburgh and Greensburg dioceses. Most recently, she was curriculum coordinator at Greensburg Central Catholic High School.
Surviving are two brothers, Joseph S. and Gerald D.
Friends will be received this afternoon and evening [July 13, 1974,] in Assumption Hall, Mount Thor Road, here [Greensburg].
Services will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow [July 14, 1974,] in Assumption Chapel.
Burial will be in the Sisters' Cemetery [Greensburg, Pa.].




McMahon, Maude Ann (James)

1950

Bolivar Native Fatally Injured in Road Crash

A native of Bolivar died Saturday of injuries received in a traffic accident in Kittanning. The dead woman is Mrs. Maude A. McMahon 45, wife of William (Peter William) McMahon, Natrona. The mishap occurred last Thursday at 8:30 p.m. when the light auto in which Mrs. McMahon was a passenger was struck by a heavy truck. Her husband was injured in the crash. Mrs. McMahon was born in Bolivar, Aug 20, 1905 a daughter of Lewis G. James and the late Mrs. James. She had lived in the Natrona area for the past 22 years.

Newspaper clipping - Natrona Pair In Crash; Wife Critically Hurt

A Natrona woman injured with her husband when their light car was demolished by a semi-trailer truck at the interection of Highways 28 and 422 west of Kittanning Thursday, today was in critical condition in Armstrong County General Hospital. Mrs. William P. (Peter William) McMahon of River avenue Natrona was still unconscious with critical injuries received in the accident. Her husband, driver of their British built Hillman car, was discharged from the hospital after he was a patient there for a day. The couple was returning from Brookville, where they went for a drive to see the autumn color in the Cook Forest area on Mr. McMahon's day off from work in Brackenridge plant of Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp. The McMahon's were making a left turn into Highway 422 when their car was hit by an approaching fuel truck, driven by Charles W. Smith 24 of Kutztown, PA. Mrs McMahon this morning was reported still unconscious. She is known to have a fractured nose, dislocated wrist and severe cuts of the eye, forehead, arms and legs. Her condition thus far has not yet permitted x-Ray examination. Mr McMahon who is now at the home of his only son Grant in West Seventh avenue Tarentum received three fractured ribs and cuts on his face, elbows and legs. Their small sedan was completely demolished by the impact with the semi-trailer type truck.


McMaster, William Edgar

March 6, 1981

McMaster, William Edger 65 New Florence RD 2 died March 6, 1981 at Lee Hospital. Born Jan. 25, 1916 in Fairfield Twp., son of Mohney and Bell (Muir) McMaster. Preceded in death by father; sisters, Iva Lynn, Jane Crowe and Cathryn; and brother, James. Survived by mother, Ligonier, and widow former Mary Grace Claycomb. Brother of Robert, Ligonier; Wayne, Ligonier RD 3, Earl Ligonier RD 1; Mrs. Alberta Smith, Boynton Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Ellen Secrist, Ligonier; and Mrs. Lois Ritenour, Derry. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Larry McDonnell. Interment, Germany Lutheran Cemetery.


John C. Meritt

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) May 25 1825

Suicide

On the morning of the 21st inst., Mr. John C. Meritt of Robbstown, terminated his existence by cutting his throat with a large carving knife, which, before the vital park had fled, he thrust into the orifice and down the body, until but about two inches of the handle could be seen. The deceased had been totally deranged before he perpetrated the act. - Greensburgh Repub.


Miller, Mrs. Dorothy Ann

Indiana Democrat - Aug. 19, 1936

Mrs. Dorothy Ann Miller, aged 20 years , of 151 N. Morrow street, died at the Latrobe Hospital Wednesday August 12, at 8:10 o'clock after an operation for a goiter. She had been ill for four months. Mrs. Miller was born August 6, 1916 (wrong date should be Aug 20) at Waterman, Pa. the daughter of Charles W. Black and LuLu Uncapher Black now of Socialville. She is survived by her parents, her husband and the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. June Noenberg, Scranton; Mrs. Ethel Gower, Clarksville; Misses Clarice, Betty and Ruth of Socialville. Walter of Revloc, Merle of Scranton and Ernest at home. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at the parents home at Socialville. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Blairsville, but in the absence of her pastor, Rev. C. P. Salladay, the Rev. Jas. C. Stuart, pastor of the First Presbyterian church had charge of the services. Burial was made in Blairsville cemetery.


Miller, Nellie F.

April 15, 2000

MILLER - Nellie F. 79, Cantwell, Alaska formerly of Bolivar died April 15, 2000 at Latrobe Area Hospital. Born March 9, 1921 in Bolivar, daughter of late William and Mae (McDermott) Long. Also preceded in death by husbands, James C. "Whitey" Miller and Glenn Laughry; sisters, Erna Foster, Vivian Marsh, Cora Schersmith and Edna Long; and brothers, Stewart, Melville, William, Sidney and Clair Long. Survived by daughter, Georginna Wheeler, Anchorage, Alaska; sons James L. Miller, Cantwell, and Ronald E. Miller, Anchorage, grandson William R. Wheeler; sister, Ellen Harrover, Trafford; and brother, Walter Krouse, and wife Anna, Greencastle; also many nieces and nephews. Prior to her retirement, she worked for the Torrance State Hospital as a practical nurse for 23 years. Member of Church of Christ, Cantwell. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar, Michael Yuhas officiating. A memorial service will be held in Cantwell at a later date. memorial gifts may be made to Ligonier Church of Christ, P.O. Box 186, Ligonier, PA. 15658.


Milo, Joseph

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Joseph Milo, 55, of 6 Miller St., Latrobe, died Sunday morning in Latrobe Hospital. Born in Rankin, Pa., Feb. 10, 1917, he was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Wasil Spewok of Latrobe. A member of St. John the Evangelist Church, White Eagles, L.O.O.M. 95. He was a crane operator at Latrobe Steel Co. He is survived by his widow, Mary T, Sherback Milo, three daughters, Mrs. Edward (Mary Ann) Zelenske of Acme, Mrs. Ronald (Eleanor) Diehl of Greensburg and Mrs. Eric (Carol) Guzik of Latrobe; one brother, Frank of Pittsburgh, and six grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the John J Lopatich Funeral Home, Latrobe, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm daily. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10 am Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. (Obit: 12/4/1972)


Milo, Mary T.

Newspaper: Adams Memorial Library Microfilm

Submitters Name: Donald Buncie

Obit: Mrs. Mary T. Milo, 83, of Latrobe died Sunday, Jan 14, 2001, in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. Born Jan. 21, 1917, in Latrobe, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Buncie) Sherback. A member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Latrobe, and its Rosary Altar Christian Mothers, she also sang in the church funeral choir. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Milo, Dec. 3, 1972; a son, Cpl. Joseph Milo; five brothers, George, Michael, infant John, Joseph and William Sherback, and four sisters, Anna Noel, Julie Petrosky, Margaret Carota and infant Cecilia. Surviving are three daughters, Mary Ann Zelenske (and her husband, Edward) of Erie, Eleanor Diehl (and her husband, Ronald) of Greensburg and Carol Guzik (and her husband, Eric) of Latrobe; two sisters, Helen Howell and Veronica Sarnese, both of Latrobe; six grandchildren, Edward Zelenske (and his wife, Laura), Diane Rose (and her husband, Russ), Ron Diehl (and his wife Julie), Lisa Keating (and her husband, Christopher), Anthony Guzik and Teresa Watson (and her husband, James); three great-grandchildren, Todd, Chrystal and Ross, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday in John J Lopatich Funeral Home Inc, 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 am Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Latrobe, by the Rev. Thomas Lukac. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Unity Township. St. John Rosary Altar Christian Mothers will recite the rosary 7:30 pm Tuesday in the funeral home.


Muir, Arnold R.

Dec. 31, 1993

MUIR - Arnold R. 92, Bolivar RD 1 died Dec. 31, 1993 at home. Born Sept. 6, 1901 in Fairfield Twp., Westmoreland County, son of late Charles and Ida (Riddell) Muir. Also preceded in death by wife former Edith Henderson, May 1964; brothers, Britton and Taylor, and sister, Dorothy Graham. Survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence where service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday the Rev. H. Jordan Truman. Interment Fort Palmer Cemetery.


Muir, Charles H.

The Johnstown, PA "Tribune-Democrat" issue of 24 Feb. 1959, p. 16, col. 2

MUIR - Charles H. 81, Longwood Fla. formerly of Bolivar died Feb. 23, 1959 at home of son, Taylor in Longwood. Born March 19, 1877 in Bolivar son of Walter P. and Eliza (Henderson) Muir. Survived by these children; Arnold, Bolivar; Dorothy, wife of Dell Graham, Bolivar; Britton, El Cajon, Calif. and son mentioned; also 4 grandchildren. Service at 2 p.m. Thursday in Longwood. Interment Longwood Cemetery.


Muir, George

Jan. 16, 1913

George Muir who was killed in the mines as noted in these columns last week was buried Sunday afternoon. Funeral service was held in the Church of Christ, West Bolivar, conducted by Walter Muir, of Blairsville. Mr. Muir was a son of the late George and Janet Muir and was born in Fairfield Twp. in 1860. He was one of a family of twelve children, seven of whom survive him as follows: Walter, Alex, Robert, William and Mrs. Fred Foust all of Fairfield Twp. James of Wallaceton, Clearfield County and Mrs. John W. Luther of Pittsburgh. He is also survived by four children, Mrs. Frank Henderson of Fairfield Twp., Flossie, Belle and Alex at home. Mr. Muir was a member of the Church of Christ, the Junior Order of United American Mechanics, the Patriotic Order Sons of America, and took an active interest in all, as well as anything that was for the wellfare of the community.


Muir, George Leslie

April 5, 1962

Muir, George Leslie, 79, Bolivar RD1, died April 5, 1962 at home. Born in Fairfield Twp. Nov. 17, 1882 son of Robert and Orpha Jeannette (Wynn) Muir. Preceded in death by wife former Margaret Bertha Griffith; three daughters, Christine, married to Frank Carmichael; Emigh; wife of Alvin Payne, and Dorinda, wife of Anthony Bernabo and three infant daughters .Survived by daughter Mrs Orpha Marino, Bolivar RD1 ; also 17 grandchildren and 24 great- great grandchildren. Brother of Mrs Alice Henderson, Bolivar; Mrs Hazel James, Natrona Heights, and Mrs Lena Stiffey, Pitcairn. Friends received 7 to 10 pm Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 pm Friday in the John A Featherson Funeral Home, Bolivar. Service at 2 pm Sunday at Church of Christ, West Bolivar; The Rev. Walter Howard; Interment Bolivar Cemetery.


Muir, James Everett

The Johnstown, PA. "Tribune-Democrat" issue of 22 Apr 1959, p. 42, col. 2

MUIR - James Everett 80, Bolivar died Apr. 21, 1959 in his home. Born Apr. 10, 1879 in Fairfield Twp., Westmoreland County son of Walter and Eliza D. (Henderson) Muir. Survived by daughters Mrs. Lillian Wakefield, Mrs. Alice Nixon and Mrs. Marie Cline all of Bolivar; 10 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Friends received after 2 p.m. Wednesday in late residence, service at 2 p.m. Friday in Bolivar United Presbyterian Church, Rev. Donald Lammers. Interment, Ft. Palmer Cemetery. Arrangements in charge of R.S. Wagner Funeral Home, New Florence.


Muir, Jean M.

Feb. 1, 1985

Jean M. (Mrs. Arthur) Muir 65, of West Bolivar, died Friday Feb. 1, 1985 at Lee Hospital, Johnstown. She was born Oct. 30, 1919 in Fairfield Twp. a daughter of the late George H. and Nora (Betts) Flickinger. He is survived by her husband Arthur 'Butch' Muir ; six daughters, Linda (Mrs. Matthew) Machak of Seward; Jane (Mrs. Donald) Deemer of Bolivar; Helen (Mrs. Robert) Hollen of Johnstown; Carol (Mrs. Robert) Frain of West Bolivar; Diana (Mrs. William) McGinnis of New Florence RD 2 and Nancy (Mrs. William) Arford of Robinson; 16 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Henderson of West Bolivar;Mrs. Ruth Mundorff of Bolivar RD 1; and Mrs. Gladys Spaugy of Anchorage, Alaska; and three brothers, Joseph 'Buss' Betts of Ligonier; Robert Betts of West Bolivar; and Merlin T Betts of St. Louis, MO. Funeral Services were held Monday at First Church of Christ, West Bolivar with the Rev. Richard Lear officiating. Arrangements by Edward J. Speidel Funeral Home, Bolivar. burial was in Westview Cemetery.


Muir, Margaret Bertha (Griffith)

May 16, 1960

Muir - Mrs. Margaret Bertha (Griffith) 74 Fairfield Twp. died at 2:55 p.m. May 16, 1960 in her home. Born Nov. 28, 1885 daughter of Matthew and Agnes (Snyder) Griffith. Preceded in death by four infant children and three daughters; Christine; wife of Frank Carmichael; Amy wife of Alvin Payne and Dorinda wife of Anthony Bernabo. Survived by husband George Leslie and daughter Mrs. Orpha Marino, Bolivar RD 1. Sister of Saraella Dougherty, Altoona, Bennett, Jeannette and Mrs. Dorinda Cunningham and Donrolph both of Bolivar Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Friends received after 1 p.m. Tuesday at Featherson Funeral Home Bolivar. service at 2 p.m. Thursday in Christian Church. West Bolivar, Rev. Walter Howard, New Florence RD 2 Interment West View Cemetery, Bolivar.


Muir, Miss Mary

The Johnstown, PA. "Tribune-Democrat" issue of 3 March 1955, p. 28, col. 1

MUIR - Miss Mary E. 72 of West Bolivar died Mar. 2, 1955 at home. Born 12, 1882 in Fairfield Twp. a daughter of Walter P. and Eliza (Henderson) Muir. Survived by two brothers, Charles, Bolivar RD and Everett, Bolivar. Friends received at home of John Cline, Bolivar. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday at West Bolivar Church of Christ. Interment, United Presbyterian Cemetery, West Fairfield. Arrangements in charge of R. S. Wagner Funeral Home, New Florence.


Muir, Newton William

The Johnstown, PA "Tribune" issue of 22 July 1952, p. 20, col. 3

MUIR - Newton William 67 Fairfield Twp. Westmoreland County died July 21, 1952 at his home. Born Oct. 20, 1884 a son of Walter and Eliza (Henderson) Muir. Survived by widow, Hannah (West) Muir; three children Mrs. Cora Ribbet and Frank both of Fairfield Twp. and Ernest at home. Brother of Charles, Everett and Mary Muir all of Fairfield Twp.. Friends received at late home, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. Interment West Fairfield Cemetery. Arrangements in charge of R. S. Wagner Funeral Home, New Florence.


Muir, Ralph B.

THE LATROBE BULLETIN---TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1982 - Adams Library Micro Film Records

Ralph B. Muir, 88 of Bolivar RD 1 died unexpectedly Oct. 10, 1982 at his home where he resided 57 years. Born Aug. 5, 1894 in Fairfield Twp. he was son of the late David C. and Lydia A. West Muir. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie L. Smith Muir. He was a retired farmer and night watchman. Surviving are three children, Boyd L. of Ligonier RD 1, Eugene of New Florence RD 1 and Mrs. Henry I. (Hazel) Palmer of Bolivar RD 1; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Owen Wolford Funeral Home, Ligonier. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. William H. Jacobs officiating. Interment will follow in Fort Palmer Cemetery.


Muir, Walter P.

Nov. 2, 1994

MUIR - Walter P. 'Butch' 82, New Florence RD 2 died Nov. 2, 1984 at Lee Hospital. Born April 8, 1902 in Fairfield Twp. son of late William F. and Della (Penrod) Muir. Preceded in death by wife former Sarah L. Steffey and four brothers and four sisters. Survived by these children; Robert married to former Martha George, Blairsville RD 3; Gladys wife of Samuel Yeager, New Florence RD 2; Shirley wife of William Hosfelt, Ligonier RD 2; Mildred wife of Charles Short, Bolivar RD 1; Denver married to former Frances Goldstein, Melrose park, Ill.; Leroy married to former Marjorie Edwards, Blairsville RD 1; and Harriet wife of Dennis Payne and Harry married to former Gail McGee, both of New Florence RD 2; also 23 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and six step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren. Member of First Church of Christ, West Bolivar. retired farmer, miner and retired employee of United School District. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence. Viewing will be held from 10 until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at First Church of Christ, West Bolivar, the Rev. Kenneth Neal. Interment Westview Cemetery.


Mundorff, Jack

Dec. 27, 1992

Jack Mundorff 73, Bolivar RD 1 died Sunday Dec. 27, 1992 at Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh. The son of John and Margaret Yeager Mundorff he was born March 29, 1919 in Fairfield Twp. Mr Mundorff was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bolivar. Prior to his retirement he had been employed as a coal miner for Florence Mining. Surviving are his wife Katherine Gross Mundorff; these children, Mrs. Bruce (Helen) Faith, Blairsville RD 1; Bruce C., Mohawk N.Y., John C, Bolivar RD 1, Keith A, York; and Scott C., Mount Joy; eight grandchildren and these brothers and sisters Virginia Kinsey, New Florence; Susan Zufall, St. Petersburg, Fla. and David 'Fritz', Bolivar RD 1. He was preceded in death by a son Matthew Mundorff and a brother Paul Mundorff. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 today in the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home, Bolivar where the Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bolivar, with the Rev. Simeon Marro. O. Carm., as celebrant. Interment will follow in Bolivar Westview Cemetery.


Mundorff, John M.

March 4, 1986

John M. Mundorff 97, of Wedge Nursing Home, New Florence RD 1 died Tuesday, March 4, 1986 at Latrobe Area Hospital. A son of William S. and Susan Burkett Mundorff, he was born May 8, 1888 in Bolivar. Mr Mundorff was a retired carpenter. Surviving are these children; Virginia Kinzey, New Florence; Jack and David 'Fritz' both of Bolivar; Susan Zufall, St. Petersburg, Fla. ; 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie M. Yeager Mundorff; a son Paul; one grandson; two brothers and four sisters. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home , New Florence, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Rev. Kenneth Neal will officiate and interment will be in West View Cemetery.


Mundorff, Matthew M.

May 27, 1983

MUNDORFF - Matthew M. 31 Lancaster formerly of Bolivar died May 27, 1983 at University Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn. Born Dec. 16, 1951 in Fairfield Twp. son of Jack and Katherine (Goss) Mundorff. Survived by parents, Bolivar RD 1; widow former Denise A. Shaulas who was formerly of Seward; and paternal grandfather, John Mundorff, New Florence RD 1, Brother of Bruce, Mohawk, N.Y. and John, Keith, Mrs. Bruce (Helen) Faith and Scott all of Bolivar RD 1. He Was a 1969 graduate of Laurel Valley High School. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Edward J. Speidel Funeral Home, Bolivar. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's RC Church, Bolivar. Father Ben Babula. Interment Armagh Cemetery. Vigil service at 7 p.m. Monday at funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Matt Mundroff Memorial Fund, in care of U.S. National Bank, Seward, PA. to be used for furnishings at bone-marrow transplant Station No. 41 at University Hospital.


Mundorff, Paul B.

Dec. 4, 1974

Paul B. Mundorff 6, Bolivar died Wednesday Dec. 4 , 1974 at Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Jan. 29, 1968 in Germany, he was a son of Paul and Vicki Cline Mundorff. Surviving are his parents; a brother, Seth; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Nora Henderson; and maternal grandparents, Lohn and Emma Cline. Friends will be received after 7 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Edward J. Speidel Funeral Home, Bolivar. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the First Church of Christ, Bolivar with the Rev. Charles Owston officiating. Interment will be in Ft. Palmer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh.



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