From the McDonald Record-Outlook Aug. 25, 1960
VETERAN LOCAL BARBER TAKEN BY DEATH
Death last week claimed the dean of the tonsorial
trade in McDonald when
Louis A. GAMOND died following an illness of about
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
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,
TURKILY, and Mrs. Robert MICHALAK, all of McDonald.
A son, John, died in
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mr. MARLIER was affiliated with the Follansbee
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
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.
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
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
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
Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.
Edward SHOUP, 52, died Wednesday, August
10, 1960, near his home, Marshall
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
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
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.