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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 25, 1960

 Death last week claimed the dean of the tonsorial trade in McDonald when
Louis A. GAMOND died following an illness of about three months.
 Louis A. GAMONDE, 72, of East Lincoln avenue, McDonald, died a t2:00 a.m.,
Thursday, August 18, 1960, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh.
 He was born March 18, 1888, in France, and came to the United States at the
age of three.  He had been a resident of McDonald for the past 69 years and
had operated a barber shop for the past 50 years.
 Mr. GAMONDE was a member f the McDonald Fire Department and the
LaSolidarite Association of McDonald.
 He is survived by his wife, Lucy BELL GAMONDE; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond
WADE; a sister, Mrs. Bertha DANIELS, and two grandchildren, Mrs. Audrey
TURKILY, and Mrs. Robert MICHALAK, all of McDonald.  A son, John, died in
October, 1958.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Pettit funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Edward R. DeLAIR, pastor of the First
Presbyterian Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Alvin Harry WELCH, 70, of Smith Township, died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday,
August 20, 1960, in the U.S. Veterans' hospital, Butler, following a long
 A son of the late John W. and Martha WELCH, he was born near Burgettstown.
He was a graduate of Hickory high school and Winona College of Agriculture,
Ind.  He had been engaged in farming in Smith Township.  He served in World
War I with the 308th Engineers and participated in the Marne, Argonne, and
Chateau-Thierry engagements in France.  He joined the Cross Creak
Presbyterian Church in his youth and later became a member of the First U.
P. Church, Burgettstown.  He had never married.
 Surviving are three brothers, M. Reed WELCH, Sr., of Hickory; the Rev.
Edward W. WELCH of New Concord, Ohio, and J. Wilbert WELCH of Burgettstown;
and two sisters, Grace, the wife of Frank LIESKEY of Sanford, Fla., and miss
Mary B. WELCH of New Concord, Ohio.  A sister, Mrs. Sarah STONER, is
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Burgettstown in charge of
the Rev. Sherman WILSON.  Burial was in Fairview cemetery.

 George M. MCCARTNEY, Jr., 33, of Westland, died at 3:00 p.m. Saturday,
August 20, 1960, in a nursing home in Canonsburg, following an illness of 12
 A son of George McCARTNEY, Sr., of Westland, and Mary Bell MCCLAIN
MCCARTNEY, of Wheeling, W. Va., he was born April 5, 1927, in Westland.
 He was a member of the Westland U. P. Church and L.O.O.M. 22, Washington.
He was graduated from Hickory high school in 1945.
 Besides his parents, he leaves a brother, Harlan McCARTNEY of Westland; a
sister, Mrs. Mary Ann LIKAR of Washington, and his paternal grandfather,
Samuel McCARTNEY of Westland.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Houston in charge of the
Rev. J. M. SCOTT.  Burial was in Oak Spring cemetery.


From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 18, 1960

Victor E. MARLIER, 70, of Follansbee, W. Va., a native of McDonald, died at
11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 1960, in St. Francis hospital, Pittsburgh,
where he had been a patient for 15 weeks.
 Mr. MARLIER had been general manager of the Follansbee and Toronto plants
of the Follansbee Steel Co. from 1912 until 1940.  From 1940, until his
retirement in 1952, he had been superintendent of the Follansbee plant.  He
also was engaged in coal mining operations in Brooke County, W. Va.
 A son of the late Victor F. and Clarine SUPLIT MARLIER, he was born January
25, 1890, in McDonald. He attended the McDonald Schools and graduated in
1907 from McDonald high school.  He later graduated from the University of
 He was united in marriage with Ethel REESE in 1918 and they made their home
in Follansbee.
 Mr. MARLIER was affiliated with the Follansbee Presbyterian Church,
Wellsburg Lodge No. 2, F. & A. M., the Shrine of Wheeling, the Shrine Club
of Weirton, and the Williams Country Club, Delta Tau Delta social fraternity
of Pittsburgh, American Legion Post No. 45 and Cedar Lodge of Follansbee.
He was a councilman in Follansbee's third ward, and was a veteran of World
War I.
 Besides his wife, he leaves five sisters, Mrs. Mary CHAMBON of Follansbee,
Mrs. Dora NELMS of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Martha TRIMMER of North McDonald street,
McDonald, Mrs. Laura MARC of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Bertha LEONARD of
St. Petersburg, Fla.; and a brother, Fernal R. MARLIER of Pittsburgh.  A
son, James Edward MARLIER, died in 1945.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in Follansbee, in charge of the
Rev. John BATES.  Burial was in Oakgrove cemetery.

 Mrs. Laura IRONS CRAMER, a former resident of McDonald, died Tuesday,
August 9, 1960, in Gladwin, Mich.  He had been in ill health for four years.
 A daughter of the late Dr. William Dickson IRONS and Edith VAN ORSDELL
IRONS, she was born July 21, 1876, in Sheffield.  She attended Ingleside
Academy and Westminster College.  She was married to William Hall CRAMER,
former owner and publisher of the McDonald "Record".  She was a charter
member of the McDonald Woman's Club; a member of the Order of Eastern Star
Chapter, Wooster, Ohio; the White Shrine and the Presbyterian Church of Mt.
Pleasant, Mich.
 Surviving are a daughter, Julia CRAMER SHIRLEY; a grandson, William J.
SHIRLEY of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; a sister Mrs. Mabel O. MOORE of Buffalo, N.
Y.; and a brother, Joseph IRONS of Noblestown.
 Funeral services were held August 11 in Hubbard, Ohio.  Burial was in Union
 Word has been received her of the death of Joyce Perrin of Monterey Park,
Calif., five-year-old granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank SANDOR of
Inglewood, Calif.  Mrs. SANDOR was Georgette LAURENT, a former resident of

  Mrs. Clara CAMPBELL WARD, 77, died Saturday, August 13, 1960, in the John
Kane hospital after a long illness.
 A daughter of the late John and Anna PHELPS, she was born December 18,
1882, in Oakdale.
 She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marie PATTERSON of Canton, Ohio, and
Mrs. Edna COGNIET of Imperial; three sons, Charles Campbell of Whittier,
Calif., and Norman CAMPBELL of Sturgeon; and two sisters, Mrs. Anna JAUFFELD
of Oakdale and Mrs. Sarah BEAUMONT of Fresno, Calif.  There are 14
grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale, in
charge of the Rev. C. J. FARMER, pastor of the Oakdale Presbyterian Church.
Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.

 Edward SHOUP, 52, died Wednesday, August 10, 1960, near his home, Marshall
Road, Noblestown.
 A son of the late Charles SHOUP and Mabel Pearl TRUNICK SHOUP, he was born
September 25, 1907, in Gayly.  He was employed as a fireman by the
Pennsylvania Railroad.
 Surviving are his wife, Alberta GORMAN  SHOUP; three sons, John C.SHOUP of
Clinton, Donald E., and Robert E., and a daughter, Roberta Ann, at home; and
six brothers and sisters.
 Funeral services were held Saturday morning in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph E. DRUMM of St. Patrick's R. C.
Church, Noblestown.  Burial was in Montour cemetery.

 Dr. Robert Ferguson GALBREATH, 76, one of the leading educators and clerics
in the tri-state area, died Monday, August 8, 1960, in his home in New
 Dr. GALBREATH was president of Westminster College from 1832 to 1946.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eva SMILEY GALBREATH, a native of
Burgettstown; three sons, and two daughters, on of who is Mrs. Ruth DeLAIR,
wife of the Rev. Edward DeLAIR, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church,
 Funeral services were held in the Wallace Memorial chapel on the
Westminster College campus, and burial was in New Wilmington.

 Miss Ida R. RIEHL, a former resident of Midway, died at 9:45 a.m. Friday,
August 12, 1960, in the home of her niece, Mrs. John LYKE, in Warren.
 A daughter of the late Henry and Rosalia KOHL RIEHL, she was born January
11, 1875 in Germany.  She moved to Midway at the age of seven and had
resided in Warren since April, 1959.
 She is survived only by her niece.

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