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Plainfield N.J. Courier-News, Friday, October 1, 1954

Mrs. John V. Wells
Mrs. Myrtle Marjorie Stranzenbach Wells, wife of John V. Wells of 27
Everett Pl., died yesterday (Sept. 30, 1954) at Muhlenberg Hospital. 
Born in North Plainfield 41 years ago, she had lived there the last 16
years and before that in the borough.
Also surviving are her mother, Mrs. Edward Stranzenbach of Martinsville;
a brother, Fred Stranzenbach of Rahway; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Gutman of
Westfield and Mrs. Henry Maritz of Martinsville.
Services will be at the Memorial Funeral Home Sunday at 3 p.m. in charge
of Dr. John Y. Broek of Trinity Reformed Church.  Burial will be in the
Bound Brook Cemetery Monday morning.  Friends may call at the funeral
home after 12 noon tomorrow.

Carl G. Roberts
New Brunswick - Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Carl B.
Roberts, five-month-old son of Mr.& Mrs. Ulysses Roberts Jr., and
grandson of Mrs. Dorothy Wynn of Scotch Plains.  He died Wednesday.
Other survivors are his paternal grandparents and a brother.

Harrie C. White
Bennington, Vt. - Harrie C. White, 78, a past president of the
National Toy Manufacturers Association, and president of the family
concern, the H.C. White Company, makers of the kiddie car, died

Whitehouse Station - Stanley Plesnarski, 56, of Pulaski Rd., died
yesterday (Sept. 30, 1954) at home.  Born in Poland, he came to this
country 41 years ago and had lived here the past nine years.  He was a
former Jersey City resident.
Mr. Plesnarski was employed by Diehl Manufacturing Co., Finderne.  He
was a member of its Employes(sic) Independent Union.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lottie Plesnarski; four children, Stanley
and Mrs. Stanley Adamczyk, both of this place; Eleanor and Lucille at
home, and a brother, Paul, Jersey City.
The funeral will be Monday at 8:30 a.m. from the Bongiovi Funeral Home,
Raritan Borough, and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Bound Brook,
where a Solemn Requiem Mass will be celebrated.  Burial will be in St.
Bernard's Cemetery, Raritan.

Mrs. Joseph Winiski
Funeral services were held yesterday in the Scarpa Funeral Home for Mrs.
Florence Edna Winiski, wife of Joseph Winiski of 354 Somerset St., who
died Monday at home.  The Rev. Earl E. Hair of the Watchung Avenue
Presbyterian Church officiated and burial took place in Hillside
Cemetery.  Bearers were Anthony Oliveri, Albert Gaub, Tulio Caperelli,
Louis Baldini, Thomas Akalewicz and Ray Kubian.

John F. Galbraith
A High Requiem Mass for John Francis Galbraith if 540 W. Sixth St. was
celebrated yesterday at St. Mary's Church by the Rev. Harold V. Colgan. 
The Children's Choir sang the responses and Miss Mary Smith was
organist.  Interment followed in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South
Plainfield.  Mr. Galbraith, a retired plumber, died Tuesday.  The
Memorial Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Alice Jennings
Mrs. Alice L. Jennings of 165 Crescent Ave. died yesterday (Sept. 30,
1954) at Muhlenberg Hospital.  She had resided here many years and was a
member of Grace Episcopal Church.  She leaves a niece, Mrs. William
Racine of Hinsdale, Ill.  The A.M. Runyon & Son "Home for Services" will
announce arrangements.

Plainfield, N.J. Courier-News, Friday, October 15, 1954

Mrs. Mary Woods
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Frances McKay Woods of 204 Grove St., who
died yesterday, will be held at the Memorial Funeral Home tomorrow at 2
p.m. with the Rev. James Dewart pastor of Grace Methodist Church,
officiating.  Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery.

Mrs. Louise Pryor
Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Janney Pryor of 37 Duer St. were held
at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. H. Neville
Tinker of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in charge.  Interment was in Bound
Brook Cemetery.  Mrs. Pryor died Tuesday at the age of 79.
Yesterday evening, Camp 105 of the PO of A held services in the funeral
home, followed at 8:15 by the Winfield Scott Women's Relief Corps of

Mrs. Mary Piano
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary (Parlapiano) Piano, 61, will be held from
Scarpa Funeral Home Saturday (Oct 16) at 9:30 a.m. with Solemn High Mass
of Requiem at St. Bernard's Church at 10 a.m.
Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Mrs. Piano died Wednesday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Apgar,
25 Victoria Ave., Dunellen, where she lived.

Miss Anna Cook, 82
Miss Anna Cook, 82, of the Catherine Webster Home, Franklin Pl., died
yesterday (Oct. 14, 1954) at Villa Maria Sanatorium(sic), North Plainfield.
A native of Plainfield, Miss Cook was the daughter of the late Alfred D.
and Elizabeth Cook.  She was a member of Crescent Avenue Presbyterian
Surviving are a sister, Miss Margaret cook of Catherine Webster Home and
one cousin, Charles S. Cook of 711 First Pl.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. at A.M. Runyon &
Son, " Home for Services", 900 Park Ave. with the Rev. Ralph T. Haas,
pastor, of Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church officiating.  Interment
will be at Hillside Cemetery.

Mrs. Alfred Giddes
Graveside services for Mrs. Elizabeth McNair Giddes, 89, of Dansville,
N.Y. and former resident here, will be held in the Presbyterian Cemetery
tomorrow at 11 a.m. under the direction of the Memorial Funeral Home. 
The Rev. Edward J. Gonzalez, pastor of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, will
Mrs. Giddes, who is survived by her husband, Alfred, was born in
Hatborough, Pa. and taught in schools in Dansville.  She was a member of
the Dansville Presbyterian Church and the Sunshine Circle of the King's
Daughters of which she was a past president.
She died in Dansville Oct. 7.

Benjamin L. Evans
Benjamin Lott Evans of 249 Orange Pl., died today (Oct. 15, 1954) in
Muhlenberg Hospital, where he had been a patient one week.  He was 65,
and the husband of Celia Williams Evans.
Born in Pittston, Pa., Mr. Evans had resided in Plainfield for over 40
years.  For the same length of time he was employed as an appraiser for
the Manufacturers Appraisal Company of Philadelphia.  He was a member of
the Plainfield Aerie of Eagles 866.
He leaves, besides his widow, a brother, Thomas G. Evans of Buffalo,
N.Y., a niece, Ceil Williams, who made her home with Mr.& Mrs. Evans,
and several other nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. at the
Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence E. Getz, pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church, Dunellen, in charge.  A prayer service will
be held at the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m. and interment will
follow in Hillside Cemetery.

Harry Bundy, Jr.
Funeral services for Harry Bundy Jr., the son of Harry Bundy Sr. of 1243
Arlington Ave., have been set for tomorrow at 1 p.m. with the Rev.
George B. Christian, pastor of Bethel Presbyterian Church, officiating.
The services for Mr. Bundy, who died Sept. 30 in New York City as the
result of an accident, will be at Brown's Funeral Home.
Mr. Bundy was a Plainfield resident until two years ago when he left the
city to live in New York.  He is survived by his father; two sons,
Henry, stationed with the Air Force in Japan, and Frederick of
Westfield; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson of Plainfield, and a brother,
Everett Brown of Plainfield.

Mrs. Lydia Mahoney
Lebanon - Funeral services will be held for Mrs. Lydia H. Mahoney, 74,
of Cokesbury Rd., Sunday at 2 p.m. at her home.  She died Thursday (Oct.
14, 1954) at her home after a long illness.
Born in Tewksbury Township, she was the daughter of the late John M. and
Elizabeth Teets.  Her husband, George Mahoney, died 13 years ago.
The Rev. Henry P. Bowen of Lebanon Methodist Church and the Rev. Frank
Thomas Reed of Hackettstown Methodist Church will officiate at
services.  Interment will be in Cokesbury Presbyterian Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lloyd Burrell and Miss Sarah Mahoney
of Lebanon; two brothers, Earl Teets of California and Rollan Teets of
Lebanon; and one grandson, Pvt. Donald Burrell, in Texas.

Summit - Funeral services for Herman Beck, 73, of 15 Norwood Ave., who
died Wednesday (Oct. 13, 1954) at Overbrook Hospital here after a long
illness, will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Brough Funeral Home.  The
Rev. David K. Barnwell, pastor of the First Baptist Church will
officiate.  Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, Newark.
Mr. Beck, a retired real estate broker and former president of Jobs,
Beck, Schmidt Co., was born in Waterloo, Ont., Canada, and came here 35
years ago.  He was a past president of the Kiwanis Club and served many
years as a member of the city planning board.  He was a member of the
First Baptist Church.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lydia Hoops Beck; a son, Charles F. Beck
of Westfield; and three grandchildren.

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