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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 26, 1961

Joseph COLLINS, 87, of Fannie street, McDonald, died Tuesday, January 24,
1961, in the Washington hospital.
 Mr. COLLINS was born December 25, 1873, in Maryland and came to reside in
Noblestown at the age of 12 years.  He had been a resident of this vicinity
for 66 years and had made his home with Mr. and Mrs. George MILLER, Sr.,
Fannie street, McDonald, for the past seven years.
 Mr. COLLINS was employed in the coal mines until his retirement in 1947.
He was a member of St. Alphonsus R. C. Church, McDonald, a lifetime member
of the Sturgeon Eagles and of the La Solidarite Association of McDonald.
 Surviving are two brothers, William COLLINS of Noblestown and Michael
COLLINS of McDonald; a sister, Mrs. Mary FLOOD of Noblestown; and several
nieces and nephews.  His wife, Cathryn GLEASON COLLINS is deceased.
 Friends will be received in the Pettit funeral home, McDonald.  Requiem
high mass, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph CULLEN, will be held at 10:00
a.m., Friday in St. Alphonsus R. C. Church, McDonald.  Burial will be in St.
Patrick's Cemetery, Noblestown.

 Bernard ALTIERI died Monday, January 23, 1961, in his home in Cecil.
  Born in Italy, Mr. ALTIERI had, for many years, worked in the area as a
coal miner before retiring.  He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose,
Washington, and Les Soldaires of Cecil.
 Surviving are three sons, Joseph of Cecil; Alexander, of McDonald, and
Bernard, Jr., of Irwin; three daughters, Mrs. Lucy SPINOSA of Cecil, Miss
Angelina ALTIERI of Cambridge, Ohio, and Mrs. Sittemie FAIELLA of Columbus,
Ohio; three brothers, Guy of Cecil, Frank and Anthony, both of Italy; and a
sister Mrs. Annina PORTIS of Italy.  There are 11 grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's R. C.
church, Cecil, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Peter M. SCHIRRA.  Burial will be
in S. Mary's cemetery.

 John Hunter WILLIAMSON, of Cuddy, died Friday, January 20, 191 in the Mercy
hospital.
 A retired coal miner, he was born in Punxsutawney.  He was a member of UMWA
Local No. 2563.
 Surviving are his wife, Lena CLYMIER WILLIAMSON; three sons, Alex of
Houston; Robert of Cuddy and John of R. D. 2, McDonald; five daughters,
Margaret KIRKPATRICK and Ethel BEHLING of Bishop; Dolores SACHINE of West
Virginia; Donna SLOVICK of Bishop, and Betty STEWART of Cuddy; a brother,
and five sisters.
  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Coleman funeral home,
Cecil.  Burial was in the Venice cemetery.

 Andrew SHEROCKMAN, Sr., 75, of Burgettstown, died at 11:50 a.m. Friday,
January 20, 1961, in his home in Burgettstown.
 He was born May 18, 1885, in Sentus, Czechoslovakia, and came to
Pennsylvania in 1906.  He had resided in the Smith Township-Burgettstown
area for 47 years.
 He was a member of the Hillcrest U. P. Church, Burgettstown, and of the
Slovak Calvinistic Presbyterian Union.  He had aided in the establishment of
several Slovak Presbyterian Churches in the Pittsburgh area.  He was a
member of the UMW Local No. 7747.
 Surviving are his wife, Anna ANTOLCIK SHEROCKMAN; three sons, Dr. Andrew
SHEROCKMAN of Pittsburgh, Michael of Gary, Ind., and George of Imperial, R.
D.; a daughter Mary, the wife of Robert BENT of Burgettstown; and a brother,
Michael in Czechoslovakia.  There are three grandchildren.  A son and a
daughter are deceased.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Burgettstown, wit burial in
Grandview Cemetery, Florence.

 James A. KEINSINGER, 63,  formerly of Oakdale died suddenly, Thursday,
January 19, 1961, in the home of his brother, C. W. KENSINGER, Sr., in
Carnegie, Where he had resided for the past five years.
 He was born June 6, 1897, and spent 58 years as a resident of Oakdale.  He
was a constable of Oakdale for a number of years and was a member of the
Oakdale Volunteer Fire Department.
 He is survived by a sister, Mrs. A. F. KILLARD of Mt. Lebanon; a brother,
C. W. KENSINGER, Sr., of Carnegie; two nieces, Mrs. Shirley LEFLEY and Mrs.
Goldie CHARLIER; and two nephews, C. W. KENSINGER, Jr., and Richard James
KENSINGER.
 Requiem high mass was held Saturday in St. Patrick's R. C. Church,
Noblestown, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph DRUMM.  Burial was in St.
Patrick's cemetery.

 Elijah GARRETT, Sr., 72, of West State street, Oakdale, died Thursday,
January 19, 1961, in the Mercy hospital.  He was born June 19, 1888, in
Sturgeon, and had spent most of his life in Oakdale.
 Surviving are two daughters, Mary CRAWLEY and Juanita DOLCICH; and two
sons, James and Elijah, Jr., all of Oakdale.  His wife, Gertrude SMITT
GARRETT, died December 14, 1959.
 Requiem high mass, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph DRUMM, was held Monday
morning in St. Patrick's R. C. Church, Noblestown.  Burial was in St.
Patrick's cemetery.

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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 4, 1966

Miss Ann E. MCELHANEY, 50, of Seminary avenue, Oakdale, formerly of the
McDonald area, died Sunday, July 31, 1966, in the Mercy hospital,
Pittsburgh.
 A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Addison MCELHANEY, she was born July
11, 1916, in Oakdale.
 She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Aleta TAYLOR of Oakdale; Mrs. Aida
WEISS of Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs. Lola BARNES of Sturgeon; and two brothers,
Ward MCELHANEY of Imperial, and Lester MCELHANEY of Wilkinsburg.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. John J. KOEHLER, pastor of the Good Shepherd
U. P. Church, Oakdale.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Alfred DEHOUX, 71, died Saturday, July 30, 1966, in his home in Fannie
street extension, McDonald.
 A son of the late Emile and Victorine PARMENTIER DEHOUX, he was born
October 25, 1894, in McDonald.
 He was a veteran of World War I.
 Surviving is a son, Alfred of Matthews, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. E. J.
LARCOM and Mrs. William SMITH, both of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Jules of
McDonald; and two sisters, Mrs. W. A. JOHNSTON of Paris.
 His wife Katherine REGO DEHOUX is deceased.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Nation funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Harry G. WINSHEIMER, pastor of the Calvary
U. P. Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Stanley Charles NEA, 52, of Fannie street, McDonald, died at 11:20 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 1966, in the Mercy hospital, following a lingering
illness.
 A son of Mary DIETZ NEA and the late Jacob NEA, he was born September 19,
1913, in Noblestown.  He had been employed at the Universal Cyclops plant in
Bridgeville for 15 years.
 Surviving are his wife, Marie LEYTRICK NEA; a daughter Marlene WARNELD of
Brownsmill, N. J.; his mother Mrs. Mary DIETZ NEA of Noblestown; four
brothers, Joseph of Noblestown, Edward of Carnegie, and Frank and John, both
of Bridgeville; and four sisters, Steffie KLIMAS of McDonald, Julie CONLEY
of Kenmore, N. Y., Mildred DER VANIK of Bridgeville, and Dorothy FOX of West
Mifflin.  His father, one brother and two sisters are deceased.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in St. Alphonsus R. C. Church,
McDonald in charge of the Rev. Fr. Clifford SOISSON.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 John URBANIC, 38, of Brunswick, Ohio, formerly of Southview, died Thursday,
July 28, 1966, in Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
 A son of the late Anthony and Mary URBANIC, he was born June 28, 1928, in
Southview.
 He is survived by his wife, Laura; a son , Jeffrey at home, two daughters,
Lynne and Vicky at home; three brothers, Tony, Frank, and Alvine all of
Cleveland, Ohio; and four sisters, Rose and Mrs. Alberta HRITZ of Cleveland,
Ohio, and Mrs. Mary MARTINELLI and Mrs. Christina SIDEROFF of Pittsburgh.
 Funeral services were held Sunday in Brunswick.  Burial was in Melrose
cemetery, Bridgeville.

 William McDonald STURGEON, of Fayette street Oakdale, died suddenly
Thursday, July 21, 1966, in Kennerdale.
 A son of the late Walter G. and Mary MCDONALD STURGEON, he was born in
Oakdale.
 Surviving are his wife, Alice MCMANNIS STURGEON; and a daughter, Mrs. Peter
W. LONGSTRETH, Jr. of Oakdale.  There are two grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held July 24 in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale, in
charge of the Rev. John J. KOEHLER, pastor of the Good Shepherd U. P.
Church, Oakdale.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Samuel FREEMAN, 90, died Friday, July 29, 1966, in Pittsburgh.
 A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Waymen FREEMAN, he was born May 9, 1876, in
Oakdale.
 Surviving is a son Harry of Pittsburgh.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale.  Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.

 Mrs. Dolly LAUDERBAUGH, 93, of First street, Oakdale, died Wednesday, July
27, 1966 in a nursing home in Pittsburgh.
 A daughter of the late Simon and Mary PEARCE WILT, she was born December 1,
1872, in Petersburg.
 She is survived by a sister, Mrs. F. W. MATHEWSON of Oakdale. Her husband
James is deceased.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. John J. HOEHLER, pastor of the Good Shepherd
U. P. Church, Oakdale.  Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.

 Mrs. Cora CROOKS HOFFMAN, 82, of Beaver, formerly of Oakdale, died
Wednesday, July 27, 1966, in the Rochester hospital.
 A daughter of the late Henry and Sadie MEVEY CROOKS, she was born May 9,
1884, in North Fayette Township.
 She is survived by a daughter, Agnes, at home.  Her husband Norman B.
HOFFMAN died in 1940.
 Funeral services were held Friday evening in Beaver.  Burial was in
Norristown.
 


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