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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug 15, 1941

John SAIX, 66, died Saturday, August 9, 1941, in his home in Carnegie.  The
SAIX family resided in the house now occupied by the Arthur ROSENCRANSEs,
Roosevelt avenue, McDonald.
 He had been a conductor on the Pennsylvania railroad for thirty years and
was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Ellen WILSON SAIX; three daughters:
Mrs. Thelma HUNT, Mrs. Lillian RAHNED, and Mrs. Berdina MACK, all of
Carnegie; one son, John SAIX, Jr., of Carnegie; two sisters:  Mrs. Blanche
KINNEY of Beaver Falls and Mrs. Helen RICHERT of Cecil, and one brother,
Harry SAIX of Fannie street, McDonald.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in a Carnegie funeral home.
Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Anna Mariah BANEY HIGHFIELD, 84, wife of the late Henry HIGHFIELD,
died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, August 8, 1941, in her home in Noblestown.  She
had been ill for several years.
  Born February 14, 1857, in Venango county, she had been a resident of
Noblestown for 50 years.  She was a member of the Noblestown Methodist
church.  Her husband died in 1918.
 Surviving are three sons and four daughters as follows:  Mrs. Rose Belle
DITTY, Brookline, Pittsburgh; John HIGHFIELD, Oakdale; Mrs. John
BARTHOLOMEW; Elmer E. HIGHFIELD, Mrs. Mabel L. PRY and Charles Henry
HIGHFIELD, Noblestown; and Mrs. Hazel D. FEICK, Crafton.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in her late home, conducted by
the Rev. W. F. HARTLEY of the Mars Methodist church.  Burial was in Robinson
's Run cemetery.

 Stanley KUPIEC, 70, died at 11:50 p.m. Friday, August 8, 1941, in his home
in Carrick, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Catherine SMERGOWSKI KUPIEC; three sons:
Albert KUPIEC, a Pittsburgh lawyer, Leon KUPIEC, a lieutenant at Fort
Eustis, Va., and the Rev. Fr. Stanley C. KUPIEC, pastor of St. Columbkille's
church, Imperial; one sister, Mrs. Raymond (Mary) SOBIESZEZYK of Pittsburgh,
and four grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Delbert's church
Southside, Pittsburgh.  Burial was in the family plot in St. Adalbert's
cemetery.

 Adolph CAMBIEN, 85, died Sunday, August 10, 1941, in his home in Cecil.
 He was born May 23, 1856, in Belgium and came to the United States 48 years
ago.  He had been a resident of Sturgeon before moving to Cecil and was a
retired coal miner.
 His wife, Emily CAMBIEN, died February 15, 1926.  There are no relatives.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Coleman funeral home,
Cecil.  Burial was in the Venice cemetery.



From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 25, 1941

Mrs. Marie Ann BARBER, 73, died at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 1941, in
her home in Monaca, following a six-month illness due to a paralytic stroke.
She was born October 5, 1867, in Belgium
 She is survived by one son, John BARBER, and one daughter, Margaret, the
wife of Nick ELDER, both of Monaca; one brother, Joseph BOUCHA of New
Sheffield, and two sisters:  Mrs. Peter J. CHARLIER of McDonald and Mrs.
George DUJARDIN of Baltimore, Md.  Two brothers resided n Belgium.  Her
husband, Harry BARBER, died May 15, 1940.
 Funeral services were held July 16 in the BARBER home, conducted by the
Rev. C. E. READ.  Burial was in Sylvania Hills cemetery.

 Mrs. Sarah J. GARDNER, 71, died at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 1941, in
the home of her niece, Miss Alveda SCOTT, in Hickory, following a lingering
illness.  She was born June 14, 1870, in Saxonburg and was a member of the
First Presbyterian church, McDonald.
 She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Virgil A. MC CARTNEY of Canonsburg,
with whom she resided until three months ago; one son, Henry GARDNER, Jr. of
Williamsburg; one sister, Miss Lula CRUMMY of Wilkinsburg, and three
grandchildren.  Her husband, Henry GARDNER, Sr., died six years ago.
 Funeral services were held Sunday evening in Pettit's Funeral home,
McDonald, conducted by the Rev. Oscar E. GARDNER, D. D. pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 James Burton MOULDEN, 71, a resident of McDonald for nearly 50 years, died
at 8:25 p.m. Monday, July 21, 1941, at his home in Fannie street after a
long illness.
  Born December 4, 1869, at Eightyfour, he was the son of John and Hanna
FOSTER MOULDEN.  He was a member of the First United Presbyterian church,
McDonald, and of the IOOF Lodge No. 605, McDonald.  He had worked in the oil
fields and engaged in general hauling before his retirement.
 Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary MARTIN MOULDEN; a daughter, Mrs. Mattie
ALGEO of Detroit, Mich., and a foster son, John R. BELL of Muse.
 Funeral services were held this Thursday afternoon in the Rogers Funeral
home, McDonald, conducted by the Rev. O. E. GARDNER, D. D., pastor of the
First Presbyterian church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Elizabeth KAUFMANN LEIPOLD, 68, wife of  J. George LEIPOLD, died at
1:50 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 1941, in her home in R. D. 1, Bulger, near
Candor, after an illness of eight weeks.
 A daughter of Henry and Gertrude DRUSCHELL, she was born August 25, 1873,
in Germany.  When she was a year-and-a-half old, her father died.  Later her
mother married William WEITZEL in Germany and Elizabeth went under the
WEITZEL name.  In early life she married John KAUFMANN, who passed away
February 20, 1936.  On November 15, 1937, she married J. George LEIPOLD.
 Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons:  William KAUFMANN of
Third street and John H. KAUFMANN of Gladden; two daughters;  Gertrude the
wife of W. L. SEABRIGHT of Gladden, and Clara, the wife of Joseph CENIS of
Sewickley; one step-son, August LEIPOLD of R. D. 2, Burgettstown, and nine
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the LEIPOLD home, conducted
by the Rev. O. E. GARDNER, D. D., pastor of the First Presbyterian church,
McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Joseph Ward MC NALL, 69, died Sunday, July 20, 1941, in the Mercy hospital
after a nine-month illness.  He was born January 1, 1872, near Candor,
Washington county, a son of the late Joseph and Harriet BUCHANAN MC NALL.
Since graduating from Duffs Business college, in 1893, he had been a
bookkeeper.  His first position was in the late William H. YOUNG hardware
store, McDonald.  In 1916 he became bookkeeper with the H. J. HEINZ Real
Estate Co., and held that position until he was taken to the hospital last
November.
 He is survived by two sisters, Miss Nannie E. MC NALL of R. D. 1, Imperial,
and Mrs. Sara M. PURDY of Imperial, and by three nieces:  Miss GLADYS, Miss
RHEA, and Miss Helen MC NALL of R. D. 1, Imperial.
 Funeral services were held in the Clinton U. P. church Tuesday afternoon,
conducted by his pastor, the Rev. H. J. BRAY, D. D. of the Second
Presbyterian church, Pittsburgh, assisted by the Rev. Ross WILSON of the
Clinton U. P. church and the Rev. Clarence E. DAVISON of the Valley
Presbyterian church.  The Clinton church choir sang.  Burial was in the
Clinton cemetery.

 Mrs. Anna MORROW CUPPS, 62, wife of the late S. H. CUPPS of Clinton, died
Thursday evening, July 17, 1941, in a Pittsburgh hospital, following a
lingering illness.  She came to Clinton 35 years ago and taught school for
several years.
 She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Esther STEPHENS, and two sons, Morrow
CUPPS and Guy CUPPS, all three at home; two brothers, and two sisters.
There is on one grandson, Howard STEPHENS, Mr. CUPPS died several years ago.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the CUPPS home, conduced by
the Rev. Ross S. WILSON, pastor of the Clinton U. P. church.  Burial was in
the Clinton cemetery.



From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Sept. 15, 1950

Miss Shirley Ann WALTERS, 23, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Verner WALTERS of
Fourth street, died Friday morning, September 8, 1950, in the Mercy
hospital, Pittsburgh, where she was admitted three days pervious.
 Miss WALTERS directed the summer YWCA camp in Washington for six weeks this
summer and had returned to her work as a physical education director of the
Washington YWCA September 1 after a month's vacation.
  Born in McDonald, August 10, 1927, she was graduated from the McDonald high
school in the class of 1945 and from Slippery Rock State Teachers college in
1949. She was a member of Phi Delta Pi and Kappa Delta Phi and the Women's
Athletic Association and the College YWCA.  She was a member of the First
Presbyterian church McDonald.
 Besides her parents, she leaves a sister Donna, and a brother, Frank, at
home.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home in charge of the
Rev. Joseph RODGERS.  Burial was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Ann KATHYREN (sic) KNAAK BELL, 62, wife of Thomas A. BELL, Sr., of
Fannie street, McDonald, died at 3:00 a.m. Friday, September 8, 1950, in the
Suburban General hospital, Bellevue.
 She was born January 31, 1888, in McDonald, a daughter of the late Louis
and A*nstin VRUCK KNAAK, and had resided in McDonald her entire life.
 Mrs. BELL was a member of the First Presbyterian church of McDonald and of
the Women's Missionary society of the church.  She also was a member of the
Dames of Malta Lodge of McDonald.
 Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Harry BELL of Brookline,
and Thomas A. BELL, Jr., of Dearborn, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Roy BEHLING of
Coraopolis; two sisters, Mrs. John E. WILLIAMS of Emsworth and Mrs. J. Scott
LOGAN of Imperial, and a brother, Carl L. KNAAK of Crafton.  There are six
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday evening in the Rogers funeral home in
charge of the Rev. Joseph H. RODGERS.  Burial was Monday morning in Robinson
's Run cemetery.

 John PIVOVAR, 69, died Saturday, September 9, 1950 in his home in North
street.  He had been in poor health for five years.
 Mr. PIVOVAR was born December 18, 1880 in Poland and had been a resident of
McDonald since coming to the United Stats in 1906.  He was an employee f the
Pittsburgh Coal Co. until his retirement in 1945.
 Mr. PIVOVAR was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic church of McDonald, the
SNPJ lodge of Midway and ZNP lodge of Oakdale.
 He leaves his wife, Blanche CWIKLIK PIVOVAR; two daughters, Mrs. Mary
GRABOWSKI of Nanticoke and Mrs. Stella HOSPODAR of McDonald, and three sons,
Stanley of McDonald, Frank of Warren, Ohio, and Joseph of Oakdale.  Seven
grandchildren also survive.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Alphonsus church in
charge of Fr. J. A. BURGOON. Burial was in St. Patrick's cemetery,
Noblestown.
Compiler's note:  This was my maternal grandfather.  He was born Jan PIWOWAR
in Biesna, Poland.  As of this date, my mother, the Stella HOSPODAR listed
above is the sole remaining member of the family.

 Edwin Durand CARMAN, 80, for many years a resident of Sturgeon, died
September 9, 1950.
 A son of Samuel and Sara HARRIS CARMAN, he was born March 28, 1870, in
Unionport, Ohio.  He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. for many years
having been station agent at Sturgeon, Noblestown and Smithfield street
station, Pittsburgh, prior to his retirement in 1932.  His wife, Mrs. Sarah
BUCHANAN CARMAN, preceded him in death.
 Surviving are three sons, H. M. CARMAN of Oakdale, Dr. C. R. CARMAN of
Bridgeville, and S. L. CARMAN of Rennerdale, two sisters ad on brother in
Bloomington, Ohio and a sister in Cadiz, Ohio.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Thomas Funeral home,
Oakdale.  Further services and burial were held Tuesday in Unionport, Ohio.

 Mrs. Jennie JENKINS EAGLESFIELD, wife of George W. EAGLESFIELD, died at
10:10 a.m. September 5, in the Oil City hospital following an illness of
three weeks.
 Mrs. EAGLESFIELD was born April 16, 1876, in Minersville.  He was a
resident of Noblestown and had resided in Emlenton the past 27 years.  She
spent the winters in Lakeland Fla., where she was a member of the Myrtle
Street Methodist church.  Surviving are her husband, two sisters, Mrs. Annie
MC MURRAY and Mrs. Lillie THORN and a brother, Howard JENKINS, all of
Coraopolis, and several nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services were held last Friday in Emlenton.  Burial was in
Allegheny cemetery.

 Joseph A. SKODA, 48, died suddenly at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, September 12,
1950, in his home in Magnolia street, McDonald.
 He was born April 17, 1902, in Hostetter, and had resided in McDonald the
pas 22 years.  He was formerly employed by the Champion Stores and was
manager of the McDonald store for eight years and was manager of a grocery
store in Mt. Lebanon at the time of his death.  He was a member of St.
Alphonsus church.
 Surviving are his wife, Mary SKODA; a son Robert, and a daughter Marie both
at home, and a brother, Andrew SKODA, of Cleveland, Ohio.
 Friends are being received at the Pettit Funeral Home. Requiem high mass
will be sung at 9:00 a.m. Saturday in St. Alphonsus church by Fr. J. A.
BURGOON.  Burial will be in St. Patrick's cemetery, Noblestown.

 The Rev. Samuel Galbreth NEAL, 56, pastor of the Hookstown and Mill Creek
Presbyterian churches, Beaver county, died Monday, September 11, 1950, in
the Presbyterian hospital, Pittsburgh, following an illness of several
months.
 Mr. NEAL was born June 17, 1894, at Candor, a son of the late Oliver J. and
Belle ACKELSON NEAL.
 A veteran of World War I, he served in France for 18 months.
 Graduating in 1919 from Washington and Jefferson college, he attended
Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh and entered the ministry.
 His first charge was the Elrama Presbyterian church where he served three
years.  His next charge was the Hebron and Mt. Olivet churches near Clinton,
where he remained 26 years.  In October of 1949 he accepted a call to the
Hookstown and Mill Creek Presbyterian churches.
 Mr. NEAL married Elma WILSON of Robinson township who survives with the
following children:  Ruth, wife of James MARSHALL, San Anselmo, Calif.; Miss
Dorothy, Knoxville, Tenn.; and Esther, wife of Samuel FERGUSON of near
Clinton.  There are five grandchildren.  Also surviving are the following
brothers and sisters:  James O., Richmond, Ohio; John A., Candor; William
L., Washington:  Mrs. Mary MILLIS, Owensburg, Ky.; Charles, Midway; and Miss
Essie, Carnegie.
 Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in the Mill Creek
Presbyterian church in charge of the Rev. C. F. DAVIDSON of Swissvale.
Interment was in Mill Creek cemetery.



From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 26, 1938

Mrs. Daisy A. JACKSON, wife of W. S. JACKSON, died Friday August 12, 1938,
in her home on the Clinton-Carnot road.  She was in her 61st year.  Mrs.
JACKSON was a lifelong resident of this district and was a long-time member
of the Sharon Presbyterian church.  She is survived by her husband, a
daughter, Mrs. T. J. GRIFFITH of West Elizabeth, and a sister, Mrs. Charles
GRIFFITH of Candor, Washington county.  Funeral services were held in the
Sharon Presbyterian church, Carnot, August 15, conducted by the Rev. J.M.
BRICELAND.  Burial was in the Sharon cemetery.

 Mrs. Ellen Jane COCHRAN, 91, a resident of Midway for the last 65 years,
died at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 1938, in the home of her daughter, Mrs.
J. E. STIFFLER, in Bulger.  She had been ill for two weeks due to her age.
 Surviving are three children, Mrs. Mary ARMSTRONG of Washington, Mrs. Ellen
STIFFLER of Bulger, and George COCHRAN of Akron, Ohio.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the home of her daughter,
Mrs. STIFFLER, in charge of the Rev. Alfred HUBBARD of the Midway United
Presbyterian church.  Burial was in the Candor cemetery.

 At the home of her brother-in-law, David DEMPSTER, in Venice, Cecil
township, Thursday, August 18,1938, occurred the death of Mrs. Amelia
CHAPMAN TAYLOR of 7512 Kelly street, Pittsburgh.  Mrs. TAYLOR had been
visiting in the DEMPSTER home for more than a month and her death occurred
suddenly.  Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the McNary
Funeral home in Canonsburg, in charge of the Rev. J. M. WILLIAMS of the
Payne A. M. E. church.  Burial was in the Washington cemetery.  Mrs. TAYLOR
was 57 years old and the widow of the late Henry TAYLOR.  She was a daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Timothy CHAPMAN, natives of this county.

 Laura Agnes SCOTT, 42, lifelong resident of Burgettstown, died Tuesday
night, August 23, 1938, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh following an
operation.
 She was born in Burgettstown July 8, 1896, and was a member of the
Westminster Presbyterian church, the Victory Bible class, Woman's Missionary
society, and Ladies' Aid society.
 Surviving are her father, H. A. SCOTT, Burgettstown; one brother, Ralph
SCOTT, Burgettstown; six sisters, Mrs. G. E. REMMERT of Bulger, Mrs. C. K.
MORROW, Mrs. Carl CLAIR, and Mrs. Helen WILLIAMSON, all of Burgettstown;
Mrs. Margaret CREPS of Burgettstown, R. D., and Mrs. M. E. COWDEN of
Hickory, R. D.; one daughter, Dorothy, and one son, Kenneth.
 Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 o'clock EST at the home of her
sister, Mrs. C. K. MORROW, Center avenue, Burgettstown.  Burial will be in
Fairview cemetery.
 Robert Watson BECK, 85, died at 5:00 o'clock Saturday morning, August 20,
1938, in his home in Candor after a three weeks illness.  He was a son of
the late Robert and Mary AYRES BECK and was born January 1, 1853.  He had
been a resident of Washington county all his life.  He and Ellen MURPHY were
married December 23, 1887.  Mr. BECK was a member of the Center U. P.
church, Midway, before transferring his membership to the Raccoon
Presbyterian church at Candor.
 Mr. BECK is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Anna RITCHIE; on son, Roy BECK;
and two grandchildren, all at home.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Raccoon Presbyterian
church, conducted by the Rev. James P. SHAW, assisted by the Rev. Alfred
HUBBARD, pastor of the Center U. P. church, Midway.  Burial was in the
Candor cemetery.

 Joseph KORTYNA, 70, died at 1:00 a.m. Thursday, August 18, 1938.  He was a
resident of Cherry Valley for many years.
 Surviving are two sons, George and John, both of Cherry Valley, and one
daughter of Detroit.  There are 15 grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Catholic church in
Cherry Valley.  Burial was in the Cherry Valley Catholic cemetery.

 Mrs. Margaret CLEMENS, 66, of Burgettstown, died Sunday, August 21, 1938,
in the Shadyside hospital, Pittsburgh.  She had been in poor health the last
three months.  She was the widow of James C. CLEMENS and a daughter of
Lysanders PATTERSON.  She was born March 12, 1852 at PATTERSON's Mills.
 Surviving are two sons:  Glenn who resided with his mother, and L. P.
CLEMENS of Oakdale; one brother, H. L. PATTERSON of Mercer, and the
following sisters:  Mary E. PATTERSON of Imperial, Mrs. Jennie CLEMENS of
Burgettstown, and Mrs. C. J. COLTER of New Waterford, Ohio.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in her home.  Burial was in
the Robinson cemetery.

 William T. TREDWAY, 76, a well-known attorney of Coraopolis for 44 years,
died Tuesday night, August 9, 1938, in his home in Coraopolis.  He had been
a resident of Coraopolis since his marriage to Miss Cora WATSON in 1894.  He
was well-known to a number of Clinton people.
 Besides his wife, he leaves one son, and one daughter.
 Funeral services were held Friday afternoon with burial in the Coraopolis
cemetery.


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