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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 15, 1938

Mrs. Flora Belle NYE HEATHCOTE, 70, wife of William W. HEATHCOTE, died at
2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 1938, in her home, 201 Sarah street, McDonald,
after an illness of five weeks.  A daughter of Joseph M. and Mary Frances
NYE, she was born November 1, 1867, in Wilcox, Elk county.  She and William
W. HEATHCOTE were united in marriage June 10, 1884, in Bradford.  They
resided in Oakdale for several years and moved to McDonald 35 years ago.
Mrs. HEATHCOTE was an active member of the First Presbyterian church,
McDonald, of the Jordan Bible class and the Women's Missionary society.  She
was a charter member of the McDonald Chapter No. 119, Order of the Eastern
 Besides her husband she leaves three daughters; Miss Hazel HEATHCOT, and
Mildred, the wife of Raymond DUNKLE, both at home; and Frances, the wife of
Edward KAUFMAN of R. D. 3 McDonald; one son, Fred W. HEATHCOTE of Carnegie;
and six grandchildren:  Betty Jean HEATHCOTE of Carnegie, Florence, Shirley
and Mildred Jean DUNKLE of McDonald, and Anna Marie and Helen KAUFMAN of R.
D. 3, McDonald.
 Funeral services were held on Wednesday evening in the home conducted by
the Rev. O. E. GARDNER, D. D., pastor of the First Presbyterian church,
followed by services in charge of the Eastern Star.  Further services were
held Thursday morning at the Oakhill Cemetery, Bradford, where burial was

 Mrs. Florentine DELGIGNESSE BOHY, 75, died at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6,
1938, in the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. James PHILLIPS, in Monessen,
after an illness of several months.  She was a daughter of Barney and
Victoria DELGIGNESSE, and was born in the Province of Brabant, Belgium,
coming to the United States in 1886.  She was a former resident of McDonald.
 Mrs. BOHY is survived by two sons, Leon and Osval, both of Monessen.  There
are three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  A sister survives in
Belgium.  Mr. BOHY died January 19, 1935.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in the PHILLIPS home,
conducted by the Rev. Mr. BOETTCHER, pastor of the Monessen M. E. church.
Burial was in Belle Vernon.

 Leon MONSEAU, 52, died Thursday, July 7, 1938, in his home in Weirton,
W.Va. after an illness of seven months.  He was a son of Juliette MONSEAU
and the late Herbert MONSEAU, and was born in Belgium.  He had been a
resident of Cecil for 35 years before going to Weirton where he was employed
in the tin mill.  Mr. MONSEAU was twice married.  His first wife died 20
years ago.  He was a member of LaSolidarite Association Mutuelle of Cecil
 Besides his second wife, Mrs. LaFrance MONSEAU, he is survived by three
sons:  Edward, Leon, and Florent; two daughters:  Marie Calena and
Henrietta; his mother and his stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice VERNET; two
brothers:  Sidney of Weirton and Albert of Warren, Ohio; two stepsisters:
Mrs. Mary FERIARIE and Mrs. Edna BROWER; and seven grandchildren.  His
father, a brother, Edward, and a sister Henrietta BALON, are dead.
 Funeral services were held at one o'clock Sunday afternoon in the MONSEAU
home in Weirton and at three o'clock in the Venice U. P. church, conducted
by the pastor, the Rev. C. T. LITTELL, D. D. Burial was in the Venice

 Alfred TUCKER, 87, died at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 1938, in the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Jennie FINEGAN, Fort Morgan, Colo.  He was a former
resident of Florence
 Besides his daughter, two sisters, Mrs. Amanda ALEXANDER of Los Angeles,
Calif., and Mrs. Cora B. HOBBS of Chester, W. Va., and one brother, Wesley
E. TUCKER, of R. D. 1, Burgettstown, survive.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Tucker Methodist
Episcopal church, near Florence, in chare of the Rev. R. L. BIDDLE.  Burial
was in the Chestnut Ridge cemetery.

 John M. HOLMES, 65, veteran employee of the South West Pennsylvania Pipe
Lines Co., died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 1938, in his home 163 Church
street, Washington, Pa., after an illness of several weeks.
 Mr. HOLMES was born in Washington county and had spent his entire life in
the district.  He followed teaming in the McDonald district for a time and
later accepted employment with the pipe line company.  His service with the
firm extended over a period of 33 years.  Mr. HOLMES was of quiet
disposition and popular among his fellow workers.
 A son, John A. HOLMES of Washington, and a daughter, Betty HAMILTON of
Miami, Fla., survive.  He leaves four grandchildren.  His mother, two
sisters, and three brothers also survive, residing in Washington.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the home, conducted by the
Rev. O. J. RISHEL of the Jefferson Avenue M. E. church.  Burial was in
Washington cemetery.

 Mrs. George CLAIR, 66, died Tuesday morning, July 5, 1938, in her home in
Burgettstown.  She suffered a paralytic stroke at 5:00 a.m. and her death
occurred at 8:00 o'clock.
 Mrs. CLAIR was born in Germany and was brought to this county when she was
two years old.  She married George CLAIR in Pittsburgh 43 years ago.  They
moved to a farm near Burgettstown and later moved into town, where they had
since resided.  She was a member of the First U. P. church of Burgettstown.
Mr. and Mrs. CLAIR operated a movie theater in Burgettstown the past 20
 Besides her husband, Mrs. CLAIR leaves the following sons and daughters:
George and Delbert at home, Carl and Mrs. Leroy THORNBURG of Burgettstown;
Ralph of Eldersville; Roland of Atlasburg; Mrs. W. R. BARKER of Washington,
and Mrs. Clyde SAXTON, of Monaco.  There are nine grandchildren.   Mrs.
CLAIR is also survived by the following brothers and sisters:  John ROMMES
and Mrs. Frank STEIVENART of Burgettstown, Mrs. John LOVE and Charles ROMMES
of Joffre, Mrs. Dora SCHWAB of R. D. 4, McDonald, Michael ROMMES of North
Industry, Ohio; Mrs. Christina BRUNICK of Murrysville, and Robert MARTIN of
Howell, Mich.
 Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in the CLAIR home, conducted
by the Rev. R. C. SUTTON, pastor of the U. P. church.  Burial was in the
Fairview cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 22, 1938

Louis RODLER, 67, died suddenly at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 1938,
in his home in Valley street, McDonald, of a heart attack
     He is survived by two daughters, Miss Elisa at home, and Louise, the
wife of Marcus GIBBS of Kittanning; one sister, Mrs. Julia BASTIDE of Valley
street, McDonald, and two grandchildren.
     Funeral arrangements had not been made at the time of going to press.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 18, 1941

Miss Nancy LONG, who made her home with her sister, Mrs. W. M. LONG, West
Lincoln avenue, McDonald, died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 1941, in the
Twin City hospital, Dennison, Ohio, after a lingering illness.
 Besides Mrs. LONG, another sister survives-Mrs. Eva ARNOLD of Dennison,
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. this Friday in the ARNOLD home.
Burial will be at Cadiz Junction, Ohio.

 William F. CORE, 65, of Burgettstown, died suddenly Wednesday morning July
16, 1941.
 Surviving are his wife, Sarah Ann MORGAN CORE, and three daughters, Mrs.
Frank CREPS of Laughlintown, Mrs. Wendell W**** of Burgettstown, and Mrs. J.
ASHMAN of Mt. Lebanon.
 Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the W. V. LEE home,
Burgettstown, with the Rev. R. C. S*****, pastor of the United Presbyterian
church, Burgettstown, in charge.  Burial will be in Clinton cemetery.

 Mary Arlene PREVADE, seven-year-old daughter of Peter and Eva Virginia
FOUNTAIN PREVADE, died at 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 14, 1941, in her home in
Mevey street, Sturgeon, following an illness of several months.  She was
born August 17, 1933, in Sturgeon.
 Besides her parents, she is survived by one sister, Patricia Ann, and four
brothers:  Donald William, John Peter, Pal Raymond, and Alexander Michael,
all at home.
 Funeral services were held this Thursday morning with requiem mass in St.
Patrick's church, Noblestown, in charge of the Rev. Fr. C. M. KEANE.  Burial
was in St. Patrick's cemetery.

 Irene Lucille FULTON, 10, of R. D. 4, McDonald, succumbed to a skull
fracture suffered Saturday night when she was struck by an automobile on Rt.
18, two miles north of Washington.
 A daughter of Walter and the late Sara BRAUTIGAM FULTON, she was born April
5, 1931, in Avella.  She attended the Hickory public school.  She leaves her
father, a brother, Lawrence George FULTON, and her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. George BRAUTIGAM, all of R. D. 4, McDonald.  Six uncles and five aunts
also survive.
 Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the home of her
grandparents.  The Rev. Jacob SHRADER and the Rev. R. L. STEVENSON, Hickory
will be in charge.  Burial will be at New Alexandria.

 Alfred Orr VAN SICKLE, 62, of 120 Clinton avenue, Oakdale, died at 10:00
a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 1941, in the Aspinwall Veterans' hospital following
a two-week illness.
 A son of Dr. C. N. VAN SICKLE of Oakdale and the late Mary E. VAN SICKLE,
he was born December 25, 1879, in Wallaceville, Pa., and had been a resident
of Oakdale for fifty years.  He and Lulu JOHNSON were married October 15,
1902, in Pittsburgh.  He was a Spanish-American war veteran.
 Besides his wife and his father, Mr. VAN SICKLE is survived by two sons;
Charles N. VAN SICKLE of Detroit, and Robert VAN SICKLE of the US army,
stationed in the Panama Canal Zone; four daughters:  Mr. Elmer WALK, Mrs.
Fred EWALD, Miss Margaret Louise VAN SICKLE, and Miss Lavaughn VAN SICKLE;
one sister, Mrs. Harry B STAVER of Chicago, Ill., and nine grandchildren.
His mother died in January 1925, and two sons died in infancy, one in 190*
and the other in 1919.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the VAN SICKLE home,
conducted by the Ref. W. V. RITCHIE, pastor of the Oakdale United
Presbyterian church, and the Rev. W. R. MC MUNN, D. D., a former pastor.
Burial was in the Oakdale cemetery.

 Mrs. Elizabeth MC PEAKE, 84, died suddenly at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11, 1941,
in the home of her daughter, Mrs. John H. MC DOWELL, Hickory R. D.
 Mrs. MC PEAKE was born February 2, 1867, on Brownsville avenue; Pittsburgh.
On November 23, 1880, she was married to James A. MC PEAKE, who died
December 5, 1936.  Since his death she made her home with her daughter, in
whose home she died.
 She was a member of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church at Hickory.
Surviving are one son and three daughters:  Walter K. MC PEAKE of
Washington, R. D.; Margaret, the wife of John H. MC DOWELL, Hickory R. D.;
Leila, the wife of Clifford H. MC NARY of Library, Frances the wife of
George STROUSE of Ithaca, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Lily WILSON of Midway; 11
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the John H. MC DOWELL home.
Burial was in the Hickory cemetery.

 Thomas BEARD, 65, died at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 1941, in his home
in Center avenue, McDonald, following a lingering illness.
 He is survived by his wife Mrs. Mary BEARD; one daughter, Mrs. Angeline
LEWIS of McDonald; one son Carl BEARD of Detroit, Mich.
 Funeral services are being held at 2:30 p.m. this Saturday in the First
Baptist church, McDonald, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. D. B. MDODONA,
assisted by the Rev. G. E. SALLIE of Sewickley, a former pastor.  Burial
will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 John KEIFER, 79, died Sunday, July 13, 1941, in the Home for Aged Men at
Wilkinsburg.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Frankfort
Presbyterian church.  He had been employed on the MC BRIDE farm and on the
STONESIPHER farm for a number of years before going to the Home at

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 11, 1941

Tony CARNELLO, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy CARNELLO of Houston, died
suddenly, June 30, 1941, in the Canonsburg hospital of pneumonia.  He
underwent a thyroid operation on June 27.
 His mother is a twin sister of Mrs. Margaret MULL of Noblestown and they
are daughters of the late Charles LASCALLETTE of Oakdale.
 Funeral services were held July 3 in the Houston Methodist church.  Burial
was in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.

 Mrs. Bessie MC ANANY BELL, 60, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 1941, in
her home in Midway, following an illness of several months.
 A daughter of the late Joseph and Kathryn STA (O?)KES MC ANANY, she was
born November 8, 1880 in Armstrong county.  She had been a resident of
Midway for 55 years and had been active in the community.  She was a member
of the Midway Methodist church.  She and Alexander BELL were married
November 23, 1898, in Steubenville, Ohio, and were the parents of 17
children, 13 of whom are living.  Mr. BELL died December 22, 1930.
 The following sons and daughters survive:  Ruth, the wife of Thomas SMITH;
Mabel, the wife of John BRABSON; Nerissa, the wife of Alex MOTTE, and
William BELL, all of Midway; John BELL and Harry BELL of Leetsdale,
Margaret, the wife of William BOOCKS of McDonald; Blanche, the wife of
William CONRAD of Burgettstown; Lillie Mae, the wife of Donald W. SHUMAKER
of Bulger, and James, George, Donald, and Robert BELL at home.  There are 17
grandchildren.  One sister, Mrs. Blanch LOAR of Wilkinsburg and three
brothers: John MC ANANY of Wilkinsburg, Frank MC ANANY of Carnegie, and
Howard McANANY of Westland also survive.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the BELL home conducted by
the Rev. Henry F. POLLOCK, pastor of the Midway Methodist church, assisted
by the Rev. C. L. CUSICK of Butler, a former pastor.  Burial was in Center
cemetery, Midway.

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