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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  May, 1931

Anna Mary HADDEN, 16, died 5:35 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 1931, in her home
in Oakdale after an illness of two weeks of tonsillitis and double
 She was a daughter of Joseph HADDEN and the late Nell ROBB HADDEN and was
born in the Southside, Oakdale December 11, 1914.  She attended the
Southside school and was a member of the junior class of Oakdale high
school.  She was a member of the Oakdale United Presbyterian church and was
active in the Young People's society.
 Besides her father she leaves a brother William, her stepmother, and a half
brother Joseph.  Her mother died in 1918 and her sister Mrs. Margaret HADDEN
MCCORMICK died January 5, 1931.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Oakdale United
Presbyterian church, conducted by the Rev. E. A. DOWEY who was assisted by
the Rev. W. R MCMUNN.  Burial was in the Oakdale cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  May 29, 1931

Dr. William V. IRONS, 46, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 1931, in a
Buffalo, N.Y. hospital, following an operation for gallstones.
 Dr. IRONS was born in McDonald, the second son of the late Dr. William
Dickson IRONS and his wife Edith VAN ORSDELL IRONS.
 He was educated in the McDonald schools and at Westminster college.  After
teaching one year in the McDonald schools he took a teaching position in
Cobalt, Canada, and from there he went to the University of Buffalo, where
he has taught chemistry for nineteen years, rising from an instructorship to
a professor's chair.  The University of Buffalo also granted him his Ph.D. a
number of years ago.
 Dr. IRONS was united in marriage with Miss Marie TRIMMER of McDonald August
17, 1909.  They have one daughter Virginia, who graduates next month from
Westminster college.
 Besides his wife and daughter Dr. IRONS leaves two brothers and two
sisters-Harold M. IRONS of Pittsburgh, Joseph IRONS of Noblestown, Mrs.
Mabel MOORE of New Concord, Ohio, and Laura the wife of W. H. CRAMER of
Wooster, Ohio.
 Funeral services will be held this Friday afternoon in the family home in
Kenmore, a suburb of Buffalo.  Burial will be in the Kenmore cemetery.

 Joseph PENSIS, 65, died at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, May 24, 1931, in his home in
Orchard street of complications.  He had been ill since December 17.
 He was a son of the late Joseph and Catherine PENSIS and was born in
Chatelineau, Belgium.  He came to America in 1885, locating in McDonald.
Later he removed to Charleroi, where in 1895 he was united in marriage with
Amelia WALOT.  To this union four children were born-Louise, Emilie, Henri,
and Armand.  The last named died in infancy.  Mrs. PENSIS died March 26,
1905, and Mr. PENSIS remarried July 2, 1915.  A son Amie of this union
survives, together with the 3 children of the first marriage-Mrs. Louise
PAYNE of Rayland, Ohio, Mrs. Emilie BIBBEE of Tiltonville, Ohio, and Henri
of Dillonvale, Ohio.  A sister Mrs. Rosalie BOYNES and a brother John of
Charleroi and a brother Miles PENSIS of McDonald also survive.
 He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose No. 65 of Carnegie, and
LaSolidarite association of McDonald.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the home in charge of Mr.
Fernal BROWETT.  Burial was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Miss Mabel Walker HALEY, 22, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Florent HALEY, died
Sunday evening, May 17, 1931, in her home in Heidelberg from blood poisoning
following a tonsils operation.  She is survived by her parents, three
brothers, and a sister.
 She was a member of the Lutheran church of Carnegie and had been employed
as a bookkeeper in the offices of the Superior Steel Co.
 The HALEYS are former McDonald residents.
 Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon, conducted by the pastor
of the Carnegie Lutheran church.  Burial was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Anna E. R. ENLOW, 89, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1931, in the
home of her son W. R. ENLOW, near Canonsburg.
 Mrs. ENLOW was born in Venice May 31, 1842, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert MURPHY.  Her husband Frank L. ENLOW died March 9, 1880, and Mrs.
ENLOW had resided in Canonsburg most of the time since.  She was a teacher
in the Canonsburg schools from 1881 until 1901.
 She is survived by two sons-W. R. ENLOW, in whose home she died, and J. L.
ENLOW of North Jefferson avenue, Canonsburg, and by six grandchildren.  Nine
great-grandchildren also survive.
 Funeral services were held last Friday afternoon. Burial was in Oak Spring

 Miss Minnie Reed MANSON died early Sunday morning, May 24, 1931, in her
home in Hickory after a lingering illness.
 Miss MANSON, born December 23, 1872, came of pioneer stock, being a
daughter of the late James and Eleanor LYLE MANSON.  Born in Mt. Pleasant
township she was a lifelong resident of that township, making her home in
Hickory during the last ten years of her life.
 Always deeply interested in the things pertaining to religion, Miss MANSON
had been from girlhood a member of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church, and
was as the time of her death vice-president of the Women's Missionary
society.  Until compelled to resign due to failing health she had been
treasurer of the Hickory W.C.T.U.
 Three brothers and one sister survive:  J. L. MANSON of East Springfield;
R. P. and J. B. MANSON of Hickory, and Mrs. Ella M. RANKIN of Hickory.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Mt. Prospect church,
conducted by her pastor the Rev. C.S. THOMAS.  Burial was in the Mt.
Prospect cemetery.

 Martin H. WHITE, 74, a former resident of Canonsburg, died in the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Beula (sic) SALSBERRY in Washington, Saturday, May 23,
1931, at 8 p.m.
 Mr. WHITE was born near Hickory.  Following his marriage in 1891 to Miss
Ida MATHERS of Canonsburg, he moved to that district.  He served as road
supervisor in both Cecil and North Strabane townships for 12 years.  The
past 14 he had been unable to work.  He had made his home in Washington the
past five years.
 Mr. WHITE was a member of the Greenside U. P. church, Canonsburg.  He
leaves his wife and the following children:  Mrs. Beula SALSBERRY at whose
home he died; Newton I. WHITE, R. D. 2, Canonsburg, and Mrs. Mary MOORE of
Canonsburg; also two sisters-Mrs. Sylvia BUCHANNAN of Montebello, Calif.,
and Mrs. EMMA MOORE of Hickory.
 Funeral services were held in his home Tuesday afternoon.  Burial was in
the Washington cemetery.

 Funeral services for Mrs. James TYLER, 62, who died May 21 in the
Washington hospital of bronchial pneumonia, were held last Saturday
afternoon in the First Baptist church, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Mr.
KINCAID of Carnegie, who was assisted by the Rev. Charles REDD.  Burial was
in the Robinson's Run cemetery.  Mrs. TYLER is survived by her husband and a
son Theodore.  The later resides in Elizabeth.

 Mrs. Hannah MILLS SUDEKUM, 77, died at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, 1931.  Her
husband George SUDEKUM died several years ago.  She was the mother of Mrs.
Mena C. NEISER, Mrs. Elizabeth A. BATEMAN, and Margaret SUDEKUM.  Surviving
also are three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held in her home in Noblestown on Thursday.

*Compiler's note:  The last two obits are expanded versions of short obits
listed in the previous week's newspaper.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  June 5, 1931

John BRADY, 16, son of Mrs. Elsie GALLAGHER BRADY and the late Edward J.
BRADY, died Wednesday evening, May 27, 1931.  The family home is in 435
Camarillo street, Colorado Springs, Colo.  The youth was a grandson of Mrs.
P. A. BRADY of Arabella street, McDonald.

 Fred (Old Fritz) UPHOFF, aged about 70, died Thursday, May 28, 1931, in the
Washington County Home at Arden.  He had worked as a farm hand throughout
the countryside for many years. About ten years ago he took up his residence
in McDonald.  For a time he lived in the old borough building in Washington
street, and recent years he "batched" out the valley north of town, opposite
the old ROBB stone house.  He raised a few vegetables, gathered mushrooms,
and trapped in season.  He had no known relatives.  Burial was made in the
County Home cemetery.

 Miss Sarah MURCHLAND died at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 1931 in her home in
East Lincoln avenue, McDonald.  She had been ailing more or less or many
years, and was always a patient sufferer in her affliction.  On May 21 she
stumbled in her home and fractured a hip.
 Mrs. MURCHLAND's early life was spent in Jefferson Township, this county,
where she was a member of the Methodist church.  After coming to McDonald
she became a member of the First Presbyterian church here, and was a
faithful attendant upon its services when the sate of her health permitted.
 She was a member of the firm of Murchland Sisters fir nearly forty years.
 Once sister, Miss Elizabeth MURCHLAND survives. There are a number of
 Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Daylight Saving time this
Friday afternoon in the First Presbyterian church, with a service later in
the Bethel church at Eldersville.  Burial will be in the Bethel cemetery.

 Mrs. Hannah MILLS SUDEKUM died at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, 1931, in her home
in Noblestown after an illness of several months duration.  Mrs. SUDEKUM was
born in Lancastershire, England, June 3, 1854.  She came to the United
States with her father at the age of ten years, leaving her mother and two
sisters in England.  On September 23, 1872, she was united in marriage with
George SUDEKUM of Hanover, Germany, who died about four years ago.  Four
daughters were born to this union:  Mena C. The wife of John NEISER of
Noblestown, Anna D. OWEN, deceased, Elizabeth A. the wife of George BATEMAN
of R. D. 1, Oakdale, and Miss Margaret at home.  She is survived also by two
granddaughters:  Mrs. Esther MCMURRAY of Oakdale and Mrs. Ruth APITACH of
Hollidays Cove, W. Va., and by six great-grandchildren.  A grandson Albert
NEISER died about nine months ago.
 Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon of last week in the home,
conducted by the Rev. W. V. GROVE of the McKees Rocks United Presbyterian
church, who was assisted by the Rev. John C. HARE of the Noblestown M. E.
church. Burial was in the Oakdale cemetery.

 The Rev. Brainard Forman HEANY, 54, pastor of the First Presbyterian church
of McDonald, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, 1931, in the Allegheny
General hospital, Pittsburgh, following an emergency operation which had
been performed Saturday evening.  News of his death was a distinct shock to
the community.
 The Rev. Mr. HEANY had apparently been in his usual health last Saturday
morning.  As chaplain of the McDonald post of the American Legion he had
taken an active part in the Memorial day observance her, going to the
Robinson's Run cemetery in the morning and taking part in the program.  He
marched with the ex-service men to the Eastend of McDonald, and at noon in
the Eastern Star hall he spoke at the dinner served by the ladies of the
Auxiliary of Ernest Phillips post, and presented a cane to Civil War Veteran
 Saturday afternoon he was taken suddenly ill and was rushed to the
hospital, where an emergency operation was found necessary.
 The Rev. Mr. HEANY was born in 1877 in Thompsonville, Washington county, a
son of the late Rev. Ezra S. HEANY.  His father was for several years pastor
of the Center Presbyterian church in Peters township.
 In early life his parents moved to Lancaster county, later returning to
Bakerstown in Allegheny county.  Here the Rev. B. F. HEANY received his
early education in the district schools.  He entered Jefferson academy at
Canonsburg in 1893, graduating in 1896.  He entered Washington and Jefferson
college in 1899, dropped out for one year because of ill health, then
re-entered and was graduated in 1903 with honors.
 The Rev. Mr. HEANY graduated from the Western Theological seminary in 1906.
November 13, 1906, he was united in marriage with Margaret THOMSON.  He took
his first charge at the Lower Buffalo Presbyterian church of Independence on
May 10, 1906, resigning this pastorate November 13, 1911.  January 1, 1912,
he became pastor of the Avella Presbyterian church.
 He left the Avella church to accept a call to Ebensburg.  While at
Ebensburg he entered the service of the United States as a chaplain in the
army.  In May 1925 he came to McDonald.  He had been pastor of the First
Presbyterian church for the past six years.
 He was a member of Ebensburg lodge No. 312 F. & A. M., Jaffa Temple,
Altoona, Scottish Rite, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Darius Royal Arch Chapter No.
294 of McDonald.
 The Rev. B. F. HEANY will be sincerely mourned by a large number of people
of the community.  The reach of his social activities was beyond the borders
of his congregation and denomination.  He enjoyed contact and fellowship
with a large circle of friends, and he was good company and very much at
home in any group, especially of men folk.  As a preacher he was courageous
and dared to say what he thought.  In the pulpit he was a close reasoner and
forceful speaker, compelling attention not only by the force of his
arguments but also by his clear conceptions and his command of good English.
 He leaves his wife Mrs. Margaret THOMSON HEANY, and the following children:
Paul, Donald and Lois at home.  Paul is a student in Washington and
Jefferson college.  Four brothers also survive:  John, Norman, Frank, and
Jesse HEANY, all of Clifton.
 Funeral services are being held this Thursday afternoon in the First
Presbyterian church of McDonald, in charge of the Rev. William R. CRAIG of
Latrobe.  Burial is in the Washington cemetery.

 James TYSON, 55, died at 8:54 a.m. Monday, June 1, 1931, of heart trouble,
in his home in Sturgeon, after having been bedfast several weeks.
 He was born in England in 1876 the son of James and Margaret HAMILTON
TYSON.  His parents brought him and his brothers to this country when quite
young, settling in Johnstown. The father died 35 years ago and the family
returned to England, coming back to this country five years later, locating
the second time in the Cecil-Bishop locality.
 Mr. TYSON was united in marriage with Edith DUN in May 1908.  He is
survived by two daughters-Mrs. James ROSSER at home and Miss Margaret TYSON,
who stays with the POTTS family in Arnold.  There are also four sisters and
two brothers-Mrs. Jane POTTS of Arnold, Mrs. Elizabeth REDMAN and Margaret
the wife of Christopher BECK of Ingram, Mrs. Annie LEADBEATER of Sturgeon,
William of Cherry Valley, and Harry of Sturgeon.  There is one grandchild,
 Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon in the home in Sturgeon,
in charge of the Rev. A. R. ARMSTRONG of the Robinson's Run United
Presbyterian church.  Burial was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Dr. William Morgan MILLER, 67, died at 6:15 o'clock Sunday evening, May 31,
1931, in the Sewickley Valley hospital, after a two-day attack of heart
 Dr. MILLER was born October 5, 1864 in Hancock county, West Virginia, the
son of John P. and Margaret CAMPBELL MILLER.  He received hi early education
I Hancock county and advanced to Western Reserve at Cleveland, where he
earned his medical degree.  He married Ama Jane MOORE in her home in
Pughtown, W. Va. in 1885.  They make their home first in Cleveland, where he
completed his educational preparations.  They afterward resided in Shiloh,
Ohio, for 4 years, after which they resided for 26 years in Hookstown.  They
came to Clinton from Hookstown twelve years ago.  Mrs. MILLER died in the
fall of 1927.
 Dr. Miller is survived by two sons and two daughters-Cecil E. of Everett,
Wash., J. Moore of Shepherd, Mich., Edna the wife of David HARPER of
Imperial and Marie the wife of Claire MCELHANY of Imperial.  There also
survive him four brothers-Elmer, H. L., Sheridan, all three of Pughtown,
W.Va. and Sherman of Sumner, Neb., also a sister Jane the wife of Frank
Mayhew of Salem, Ohio.  There are seven grandchildren.
 He was a charter member of the Protected Home Circle of East Liverpool,
Ohio, and also a member of the Clinton United Presbyterian church.
 Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon in the home in Clinton in
charge of his pastor, the Rev. Clyde H. CANFIELD.  Burial was in the Clinton

 John STARK of Midway suffered an attack of apoplexy while at work at the
HITCHCOCK home Thursday of last week.  He was apparently in good health.  He
was taken to his home, where his death followed.
 Mr. STARK was born in Sharon, Mercer county, August 31, 1861.  He came to
Midway about 1871, and had resided there since.  His parents died a number
of years ago, leaving a sister and a crippled brother unable to work in his
care.  He was a faithful member of the Baptist church, was always active,
and ever ready to take care of repairs at the church.  He was a deacon in
the church at the time of his death.
 Funeral services wee held Sunday afternoon in the home in charge of the
Rev. J. H. HANSON, the Rev. C. L. PEACOCK, and the Rev. Mr. HELME of the
Christian church of Bellevue.  Burial was in the Center cemetery.

 David William ESTMAN of Midway died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 1931, I
the home of his daughter Mrs. J. W. BRABSON in Midway, after three days'
illness following a stroke of paralysis.  Mrs. ESTMAN died six months ago.
 Mr. ESTMAN was born in Bluefort, Wales, January 26, 1857, coming to the
United States at the age of 9.  He located in Mercer county, later coming to
Midway, where he had resided for more than fifty years.  He was united in
marriage with Miss Mary Agnes DAVIS March 10, 1882, and to them were born
seven children, two dying in infancy.  Mr. Estman was a member of the midway
Baptist church, serving as a deacon until his health prevented.  He was
Sunday school superintendent for a number of years, and also taught a large
class of young ladies, some of whom became member of the church through his
patient, untiring efforts.  He was a member of the I.O.O.F. and the Knights
of Pythias.  He served as a member of the Midway school board for 12 years
and on the Midway Borough council for four years.
 He leaves the following children:  T. B. ESTMAN of Crafton, W. R. ESTMAN of
Sharon, Gladys the wife of H. T. EATON of Corliss, Pearle the wife of J. W.
BRABSON of Midway, Lois the wife of Edwin MCFARLAND of Burgettstown.  There
are nine grandchildren.  Mr. Estman was the last of his family.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Midway Baptist church,
conducted by his pastor the Rev. J. H. HANSON, who was assisted by the Rev.
C.L. PEACOCK.  Burial was in the Center cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  May 8, 1968

Mrs. Damasine CARLY SOUFFRANT, 89, of Sturgeon, diet Tuesday, May 7, 1968,
in John J. Kane hospital.
 A daughter of John B. and Josephine MOREAU CARLY, she was born May 15, 1878
in Belgium.  She had resided in Sturgeon for 79 years.
 Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Josephine DUFOUR of R. D. 1, McDonald; and
four sons, Alex of Indianola, Henry of Heidelberg, William of Noblestown,
and August of R. D. 1 McDonald.  There are 15 grandchildren and 37
great-grandchildren.  Her husband, Augustin SOUFFRANT is deceased.
 Friends are being received in the Rogers funeral home, McDonald, where
funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, in charge of the Rev.
Harold HIMES, pastor of the McDonald United Methodist Church. Burial will be
in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Louis C. ALRUTZ, 66, of R. D. 1, Hickory, died Tuesday, May 7, 1968, in the
Washington hospital.
 A son of the late Charles U. and Martha BRIGGS ALRUTZ, he was born December
21, 1901, in Mt. Pleasant Township, where he had spent his entire life.  He
had been a butcher for Delfrate Packing Co, Burgettstown until his
retirement in 1965.  He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant U. P. Church,
 Surviving are his wife, Annie; a son, Ralph E. ALRUTZ of Washington; and
five brothers, Charles of R. D. 1, Washington, James of R. D. 1, Hickory,
William of Washington, Thomas of R. D. 1, Washington, and Arthur HARTLINE of
Rayland, Ohio; and a sister, Elizabeth, the wife of Harold RIGGLE of
Washington.  A brother, George, is deceased.  There are two grandchildren.
 Friends are being received in the Wylie funeral home, Houston, where
funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in charge of the Rev.
George PETERS.  Burial will be in Mt. Prospect cemetery.

 Marvel L. SLAUGHENHAUPT, 62, of Greensburg, formerly of Oakdale, died
Friday, April 26, 1968 in the Mercy hospital.
 A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. D. SLAUGHENHAUPT, he was born July 11,
1905 in Oakdale.
 He is survived by his wife, Margaret BRADBURN SLAUGHENHAUPT; two sons,
Marvel Jr., of Penn Hills and Jack at home; a daughter Suzanne at home; a
sister Miss Blanche SLAUGHENHAUPT of Oakdale; a brother Jennings
SLAUGHENHAUPT of Oakdale, and a step sister, Miss Ola SLAUGHENHAUPT of
Pittsburgh.  There are two grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held April 30 in Greensburg in charge of the Rev.
John W. PURNELL, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Greensburg.
Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Marie BOSELVIGE SMITH, wife of Regis SMITH of Pittsburgh, formerly of
McDonald, died Wednesday, May, 1, 1968.
 Mr. and Mrs. SMITH operated the Sportsmen's Inn in McDonald until several
years ago.
 Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Miss Sharon Louise SMITH; two
sisters, Mrs. Louise B. NELSON and Mrs. Helen B. TEGETHOFF; and a brother,
 Funeral services and burial took place May 4 in Pittsburgh.

 Walter (Valley) BARON of Valley street, McDonald, died Friday, May 3, 1968,
in the Washington hospital.
 He was born March 3, 1884, in Poland.  He came to the United States at the
age of 12 and had been a resident of the McDonald area for the past 51
years.  He was a retired miner with the Pittsburgh Coal Co., and was a
member of the SNPJ lodge, Midway.
 Surviving are tow sons, John C. of McDonald and Anthony J. of Carbondale; a
daughter, Sallie, the wife of Edward SAWHILL of McDonald, three sisters,
Mrs. Kate OLEWACZ of Troy, Mich., Mrs. Ana BRACSKE of Miami, Fla., and Mrs.
Stella ARNOLD of Chicago, Ill.  There are seven grandchildren and four
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in the Nation funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Clifford SOISSON, pastor of St.
Alphonsus R. C. Church, McDonald.  Burial was in St. Mary's cemetery, Cecil.

 Mrs. Agnes URBAS, 90, of Southview, died Tuesday, May 7, 1968, in the
Washington hospital, following a lengthy illness.
 Mrs. URBAS was born January 9, 1878 in Austria.  She had resided in the
area for 51 years and was a member of Guardian Angel R. C. Church and SNPJ
Lodge No. 265, Southview.
 Surviving are two sons, Martin and Joseph, both of Southview, and six
grandchildren.  Her husband, Martin URBAS died July 19, 1956.
 Friends are being received in the Yoney funeral home, Canonsburg.  Requiem
high mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Guardian Angel R. C.
Church, Southview, in charge of the Rev. Fr. John W. GIBSON.  Burial will be
in Oak Spring cemetery.

 Charles F. LEGRAND of R. D. 1, Hickory, died Wednesday, May 1, 1968, in
Washington hospital.
 A son of Albert and Adele LECLERQ LEGRAND, he was born May 13, 1903, in
France.  He had been employed by the State Highway Department prior to his
retirement.  He was a member of the UMWA.
 Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. John WEBBER of Midway, Mrs. James CUMMINS
of Weirton, W. Va., and Mrs. Frank SHRADER of Weston, W. Va.  His wife, the
former Edna GROGAN, is deceased as is a sister, Adele MARFLAK.
 Funeral services were held Saturday in Washington in charge of the Rev.
Harold ORR, pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian church, Washington.  Burial
was in Chestnut Ridge cemetery.

 Mrs. Sallie CUTLIP, 89, of Cecil, died Saturday, May 4, 1968, in the home
of her daughter.
 A daughter of Joseph and Sara BRAGG, she was born April 15, 1879, in
Braxton, W. Va.
 Surviving are a son, Olen, of Carnegie; and a daughter, Ethel, the wife of
John LEASURE of Cecil.  There are 15 grandchildren and 40
great-grandchildren.  Her husband, Jessie CUTLIP died in 1951.  Funeral
services were held Tuesday in the Coleman funeral home, Cecil, in charge of
the Rev. Robert CALDWELL, pastor of the Venice U. P. Church.  Burial was in
Venice cemetery.

 Mrs. Nijme (Stella) SOLOMON, 76, of Canonsburg, died Saturday, May 4, 1968,
shortly after being admitted to the Canonsburg hospital.
 A daughter of Michael and Sarah MOSES, she was born June 15, 1892, in
Yazdie, Syria, and had resided in Canonsburg since January 1, 1926.  She was
a member of the Canonsburg U. P. Church and the Priscilla Circle.
 Surviving are her husband, Kattas SOLOMON; three sons, Fred and Edward,
both of Canonsburg, and Michael of Homestead; a daughter, Rebecca, the wife
of Edward GLADDEN of McDonald; a brother, Michael MASON of Canonsburg; a
sister, Mrs. Anna ELIAS of Washington; and three brothers and a sister in
Syria.  There are 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Canonsburg U. P. Church
in charge of the Rev. Thomas CONBOY.  Burial was in Oak Spring cemetery.

 Mrs. Catherine MCCARTNEY of R. D. 1, Clinton, died Thursday, May 2, 1968,
in the Presbyterian University hospital, Pittsburgh, following an illness of
two weeks.
 A daughter of Arthur and Catherine JESTER HAMPSON, Sr. she was born January
21, 1912, in Castle Shannon.
 Surviving are her husband, James MCCARTNEY; three children, Frank FINNEY of
Pittsburgh, Donald L. FINNEY of Coraopolis, and Mrs. Carol Ann HOLDER of
Coraopolis; two brothers, John HAMPSON of Strabane and Arthur HAMPSON of
Washington; and a sister, Jeanette HALL of Canonsburg.  There are four
grandchildren.  A sister, Mrs. Susan FOLKENS, is deceased.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Canonsburg in charge of the
Rev. Howell M. JONES, pastor of the Methodist Church of Meadow Lands.
Burial was in the Oak Spring cemetery.


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