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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 29, 1976

John NELSON, 83, of East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, died Friday, January 23,
1976 in the Washington Hospital.
 A son of Alexander and Anna WITHERSPOON NELSON, he was born July 30, 1892
in Gazzam, PA. A coal miner until his retirement from the National Mining
Co. in July of 1954, Mr. NELSON was a member of the UMW.
 He is survived by his wife, Bessie CRAFT NELSON; three sons, Clifford G.
NELSON of Coraopolis, Jack F. NELSON of Sepulveda, CA, and Donald D. NELSON
at home.; a  daughter, Mrs. Margaret E. BODWELL of Cagona Park, CA; two
sisters Mrs. Bessie STEPHENSON of Falls Church, VA, and Mrs. Bertha
WIDDOWSON of Clymer; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in the Nation funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Edward R. DeLAIR, pastor of the Trinity U.
P. Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park, Grove City.

 Mrs. Clara Grace HAMPSON, 90, of Laurel Hill, R. D. 1, McDonald, died
Saturday January 24, 1976, in the Mercy hospital.
 The daughter of George and Sarah JOHNSON, she was born January 18, 1886, in
Chicora.   She was a member of the First U. M. Church, McDonald.
 Surviving are a son, Walter HAMPSON of McDonald; a daughter, Mrs. Robert G.
(Gladys) SIMPSON of McDonald; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren,
and 1 great-great-grandchild.  Her husband, Joseph T. HAMPSON, died in
April, 1972.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Nation  funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Gerald PARDOE, pastor of the First U. M.
Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Moody WHITLATCH, 72, formerly of Cecil and Midway, died Thursday, January
22, 1976 in the Meade Nursing Home, Meadville.
 Mr. WHITLATCH was a manager for the old Federal Supply Co. in McDonald and
at other locations in this area before his retirement.
 He was married to the former Elizabeth KRAFT of McDonald, who preceded him
in death.
 Surviving are six sisters and three brothers.  A brother and a sister are
deceased.
 Funeral services and burial took place Saturday in Townville, Crawford Co.

 J. M. Roy HERRIOTT, 83, of Houston, died Tuesday, January 20, 1976, in the
Washington hospital.
 The son of Howard and Minnie EXPEY HERRIOTT, he was born February 8, 1892,
in Hickory.  He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War I.
 A member of First Presbyterian Church, Houston, he also belonged to the
B.P.O. E. of Canonsburg, and American Legion Post 902, Houston.
 Surviving are two sons, Addison HERRIOTT of Bethel Park and Jesse HERRIOTT
of New Castle; and one granddaughter.  His wife, Weltha, died in 1969.
 Funeral services were held January 23 in Houston, in charge of the Rev.
Austin GILLELAND.  Burial was in Mt. Prospect cemetery.

 John C. SMITH, 75, of Imperial, died Sunday, January 18, 1976 in the John
J. Kane hospital.
 A son of the late George and Caroline DICKS SMITH, he was born March 15,
1900 in Beaver Falls.
 He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Florence BOWERS of Monroeville; and
several nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services were held January 21 in the Wharton funeral home,
Imperial, in charge of the Rev. Harry JOHNS III, pastor of the Valley
Presbyterian Church, Imperial.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 Pauline Marie BEHLING, 80, of Fannie Street McDonald, died Wednesday,
January 21, 1976 in the Montefiore hospital.
 A daughter of Bertha BEHLING PENSIS, she was born July 13, 1895, in
McDonald.
 She was a member of the Trinity U. P. Church of McDonald.
 Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Roy OATES of McDonald; several nieces and
nephews.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Nation funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Edward R. DeLAIR, pastor of the Trinity U.
P. Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Pietro RANIERI, 82, of R. D. 1, Hickory, died Friday, January 23, 1976, in
his home.
  Born April 23, 1893 in Rome, Italy, he was a retired coal miner.  There are
no known survivors.
 Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday morning in St. Patrick's R. C.
Church, Canonsburg.  Burial was in St. Patrick cemetery.

 Mrs. Catherine A. BROOKMAN of Washington died Monday, January 19, 1976, of
an apparent heart attack while on vacation in Tucson, AZ.
 A daughter of the late Howard and Ida CROXAN McANANY, she was born February
26, 1911, in Noblestown.
 Surviving are her husband, Earl L. BROOKMAN; three sons, William F. and
Donald C. BROOKMAN, both of Washington, and Wayne T. BROOKMAN of Watts burg;
a daughter Betty, the wife of Keith BRICKER of Washington; three brothers,
Edward McANANY and John McANANY, both of Muse, and James McANANY of
Westland; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Mae BARNHART of Johnstown, and Ida McANANY
of Blairsville, and 11 grandchildren.  Two brothers Howard and George
McANANY and a sister, Viola McANANY, are deceased.
 Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday morning in the St. Hilary R. C.
Church in charge of the Rev. Fr. Stanley ZOLNIERZAK.  Burial was in the St.
James Mausoleum, Immaculate Conception cemetery.

 Mrs. Leone TEMPLETON AIKEN a former resident of McDonald, died Thursday,
December 11, 1976, in a Youngstown hospital
 Mrs. AIKEN was a teacher in the Midway and McDonald grade schools for
several years and retired in 1967.  She had resided in Youngstown since
1969.  Her husband, the late John AIKEN was manager of the West Penn office
in McDonald.
 She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ruth COX of Youngstown.
 Funeral services and burial took place December 13 in Indiana, PA.

 Mrs. Ada Berniece BENNETT, 60, of R. D. 1, McDonald, died Friday, January
23, 1976, in her home.
  A daughter of Mrs. Cuba CLARK of Bethel Park, and the late Alvin Spencer
CLARK, she was born September 3, 1915, in West Virginia.  A member of the
midway U.M. Church, she was employed in a restaurant at the Greater
Pittsburgh Airport.
 Besides her mother, she leaves her husband, Charles R. BENNETT, Sr.; two
sons, Charles R. BENNETT, Jr., and Linsey C. BENNETT, both of McDonald; a
daughter Sharon K. CASADA of Lansing, Ill., six grandchildren,; four
sisters, Mrs. Mabel Figley of Bethel Park, Mrs. Cora DAUBE of Eighty Four,
and Mrs. Pearl SOMMERS and Mrs. Gladys DiMOND, both of Bethel Park; and a
brother, Donald CLARK, Bethel Park.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Bethel Park in charge of the
Rev. James N. SHAVER, pastor of the Midway U.M. Church.  Burial was in
Jefferson Memorial Park.

 Fred Henry "Butch" Darnley, 55, of Brooksville, Fla., formerly of Sturgeon,
died Thursday, January 15, 1976.
 A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert DARNLEY, he was born June 17, 1920.
 Besides his wife, Anna Mae DARNLEY, he leaves three sons from a former
marriage, Gilbert DARNLEY of Coraopolis, Fred DARNELY of Seattle, Wash., and
Robert DARNLEY of Primrose; and a daughter Mrs. Joann VOLOSKIE of Sturgeon.
Other surviving children are Mrs. Renee SIMS and Mrs. Beatrice MOSS of
Orlando, Fla., and Mark, Kevin, Anita and Patricia, at home.  Other
survivors include four brothers, Robert DARNLEY of R. D. 1, Bulger, Louis
DARNLEY of McDonald, James DARNLEY and Thomas DARNLEY of Clinton; and three
sisters, Mrs. Sally STUBNA, Mrs. Dorothy REINSTADTLER, and Mrs. Bonnie
TAYLOR; and 14 grandchildren.  A brother, William DARNLEY is deceased.
 Funeral services and burial took place January 18, in Brooksville, Fla.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Nov. 4, 1979

George M. HAMMERLY, 83, of Primrose, R.D. 4, McDonald, died Monday, October
29,  1979 in South Hills Convalesant Home.
 A son of George M. and Isabelle WEIR HAMMERLY, he was born August 7, 1896,
in McDonald.
 He was a retired pumper for the South Penn Oil Co., having retired in 1961.
He was a member of the Trinity U. P. Church, McDonald, the Midway Volunteer
Fire Department, and the SNPJ Club, Midway.
 He is survived by his wife, Ruth ADAMS HAMMERLY; three daughters, Hazel
VARNEY and Jessie HAMMERLY, both at home, and Mrs. Donna KIMMEL of Chicago
Heights, Ill.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary WILSON, Mrs. Jessie SHAFER, and Miss
Isabel HAMMERLY all of  Aliquippa; five grandchildren, and one
great-grandchild.
 Friends are being received at the Nation funeral home, McDonald.  Funeral
services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in charge of the Rev. Edward R.
DeLAIR, pastor of the Trinity U. P. Church, McDonald.  Burial will be in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Bessie L. NELSON, 86, of East Lincoln avenue, McDonald, died Saturday,
October 27, 1979 in the Washington Hospital Extended Care Facility.
 A daughter of Edward and Margaret J. HODGSON CRAFT, she was born May 23,
1893, in Elk County.
 Mrs. NELSON was a member of the Trinity U. P. Church, McDonald, and was a
member and past matron of McDonald Chapter No. 119, Order of the Eastern
Star.
 Surviving are three sons, Clifford G. of Coraopolis, Jack E. of Pinion
Hills, Calif., and Donald D., at home; a daughter, Margaret E. of Los
Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Estella FILER of Blanktown; seven
grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  Her husband John NELSON died in
1976.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday evening in the Nation funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Edward R. DeLAIR, pastor of the Trinity U.
P. Church, McDonald.  Burial took place Wednesday morning in the Crestview
Memorial Park, Grove City.

 Mrs. Margaret A.SNYDER, 76, of McDonald R. D., died Sunday, October 28,
1979, in the St. Clair hospital.
 She was born December 25, 1902 in Ohio.
 She is survived by two daughters, Mae SIMPSON of Noblestown, and Mildred
SMITH of Washington; a son, John SNYDER of Noblestown; 12 grandchildren, and
eight great-grandchildren.  Her husband Charles is deceased.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday morning in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. Frederick GILBERT, pastor of the Noblestown
and Federal U. M. Churches.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Stanley F. KESNECK, 61, of Cecil, died Saturday, October 27, 1979, in the
Washington hospital.
 A son of Stanley and Stella LEBKOWSKA KESNECK, he was born November 17,
1917, in Westland.  He was a retired postal employee and had been employed
at the Bridgeville Post Office.  He was a member of the National Letter
Carriers Association, the Loyal Order of Moose of Washington, and the
Slovenian National Home, Bishop.
 Surviving are his wife, Rita RICHERT KESNECK; two sons, Thomas (?.) KESNECK
of Fairview, and Stanley J. KESNECK of Cecil; a granddaughter; two sister,
Ann, the wife of George UDEDAK of San Pierre, Ind., and Sophie, the wife of
Carl SCHANER of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Edward KESNECK of Canonsburg, and
Chester KESNECK of Anaheim, Calif.  Two brothers, John (Butch) KESNECK and
William KESNECK, Sr., and a sister Jeannette HAPECHUCK, are deceased.
 Mass of Christian burial was held Wednesday morning in St. Mary's R. C.
Church, Cecil, in charge of the Rev. Fr. John O. GRIFFITH.  Burial was in
St. Mary's cemetery.

 Mrs. Mamie J. SHEAKLEY, 80, of Hollywood, Fla., a native of this area, died
Tuesday, October 23, 1979, in Hollywood.
 A daughter of William and Anna QUINET JAMISON, she was born February 10,
1899, in Sturgeon.
 She is survived by her husband, Merle; a daughter, Anna Mae ANDREWS of
Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Robert JAMISON of Clinton; and two grandsons,
Richard ANDREWS of Ashland, Ohio, and Douglas ANDREWS of Bloomsburg.
 Funeral services were held October 24 in Hollywood, Fla.  Burial was in
Curlew Hills Memorial Gardens, Palm Harbor, Fla.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Dec. 31, 1959

Miss Mary WAGNER of Cecil died Friday, December 25, 1959, in the South Side
hospital, Pittsburgh.
 A daughter of the late Adam and Madeline KLEIN WAGNER, she was born in
Germany.  She was a member of St. Mary's R. C. church and it's Alter
Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Recreation Council, all of
Cecil
 She is survived by a brother, M. J. WAGNER of Cecil; and two sisters, Mrs.
Madeline SCHARDONG of Bridgeville and Mrs. Catherine KIMES of Cecil.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in St. Mary's R. C. church, in
charge of the Rev. Fr. Peter SCHIRRA.  Burial was in St. Barbara's cemetery,
Presto.

 August PIRET, 76, died Thursday, December 24, 1959, in his home in Cecil.
 A native ob Belgium, Mr. PIRET was a retired coal miner.
 He leaves his wife, Julia BERGER PIRET; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret
BETHEM and Mrs. Julia SMITH, both of Cecil; and Mrs. Louise McELHANEY of
Sygan.  There are five grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in charge of the Rev. Robert
VEYDT.  Burial was in Venice cemetery.

 William Bell QUERNS, 68 of E. Lincoln avenue, McDonald, died Wednesday,
December 23, 1959, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh.
 A son of the late James and Margaret CARSON QUERNS, he was born March 4,
1891, in Ireland.  He had resided in McDonald the past 64 years and had been
employed by the Pittsburgh Coal Co. until his retirement in 1949.
 He served with the U. S. Army in World War I and was a member of
Barclay-Robinson-Phillips Post No. -7, V.F.W., McDonald.
 He is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Agnes TRACE of Meadville, Mrs.
Elizabeth FULLER of Washington, Mrs. Mary GASHEL of R. D. 1, Claysville, and
Mrs. Margaret VANDALE of New York City.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Samuel E. GLASS, pastor of the First
U. P. church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Charles DeVESSE, 75, of Noblestown, died Thursday, December 24, 1959 at the
John J. Kane hospital, following a lingering illness.
 Mr. DeVESSE was born March 22, 1884 in Bessige, France.  He was a molder by
trade and was employed at the Monessen Foundry until 11 years ago, when he
retired, and came, with his wife to reside in Noblestown.
 Besides his wife, Mrs. Leontine DeVESSE, he is survived by two daughters,
Mrs. Alexander KRAMER of Noblestown, and Mrs. Edmund PARENTI of Jamestown,
N. Y., and a son, Charles DeVESSE of Las Vegas, Nev.  There are 17
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
 Requiem high mass was held Monday morning in St. Patrick's church,
Noblestown.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 Miss Margaret BROWN of R. D. 3, McDonald, died at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday,
December 22, 1959, in the Homestead hospital, following a brief illness.
 A daughter of the late Matthew B. and Isabel RUSSELL BROWN, she was born
November 6, 1894, at the BROWN homestead in R. D. 3, McDonald, and was the
youngest of nine children.
 Miss BROWN was a graduate of Hickory Academy and Westminster College and
attended Columbia University.  She taught school in Mt. Pleasant Township
for several years and was a former member of the Mt. Pleasant U.P. church.
 She leaves two sisters, Jennie, the wife of Walter DAMM of Homestead, and
Dorothy BROWN of Orlando, Fla.  There are 12 nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services were held December 24 in the Mt. Pleasant U. P. church,
Hickory in chard of Dr. G. P. GARMEN of Calendar Memorial church,
Wilkinsburg, assisted by the Rev. William A. HADDEN, pastor of the Mt.
Pleasant U. P. church.  Burial was in Mt. Pleasant cemetery.

 Efren F. DESCUTNER, 78, formerly of McDonald, died Thursday, December 3,
1959 in his home in Akron, Ohio.
 He was born in Belgium, and came to the United States as a child.  While in
McDonald, he was in the tea business with his brothers the late Peter E.
DESCUTNER and John Z. DESCUTNER.  He moved to Akron I 1925.  He formerly
owned a cement block manufacturing plant in Akron and for 20 years was a
general contractor.  He worked for the Vaughn Machinery Co., as a plant
guard for seven years.  He was a member of the North Hills U. P. church,
Akron, and Garfield Lodge No. 604, F. & A. M., McDonald.
 He is survived by his wife, Valerie P. DESCUTNER; four daughters, Mrs.
Adena C. QUERRY, Mrs. Elva P. PEARCE, Mrs. Norma A. HAYNES, and Mrs. Nova M.
VICTOR, all of Akron; three sons, Victor J. and Albert W. DESCUTNER of
Northampton, Ohio, and Clyde Z. DESCUTNER of Akron; and a brother, Lawrence
DESCUTNER of Denver, Colo.  There are 19 grandchildren, and three
great-grandchildren.  A number of nieces and nephews reside in McDonald.
Two sons, Ernest and John DESCUTNER, died about two years ago.
 Funeral services were held December 7 in Akron, in charge of the Rev.
Robert J. St. Clair.  Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, Akron.

 Horace L. McQUISTON, 69, formerly of McDonald, died recently of a heart
ailment in his home in Eldorado, Okla.
 Mr. McQUISTON retired in 1954 after serving ten years as a superintendent
of the pipeline division of the Eldorado Refining Co.  He had been active in
the real estate and securities business since.  Before his affiliation with
Eldorado Refining, he had served in executive positions with the Phillips
Petroleum Co. for a number of years.
 Mr. McQUISTON was born June 9, 1890, in Emlenton.  He was united in
marriage with Ethel McCALMONT of Midway on September 4, 1913.  They moved to
Oklahoma in 1917.
 He was a member of the Eldorado First Presbyterian church and was past
president of the Wichita district of the American Petroleum Institute.
 An active Mason, he was affiliated with the Albert Pike Lodge, Wichita; the
Guthrie, Okla., Consistory, and the Shrine in Tulsa.  He also was a member
of the Eldorado Elks Lodge.
 Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, a son, and six grandchildren.
 His father, Joseph H. McQUISTON died July 17, 1959.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 7, 1960

J. Nesbit McDONALD Taken by Death.

 Funeral services for John Nesbit McDONALD, 84, of West Lincoln avenue,
McDonald, were held Tuesday afternoon from the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Edward DeLAIR, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
 Mr. McDONALD, who died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 2, 1960, in Magee
hospital, Pittsburgh, was the last surviving member of the family of the
late John Noble McDONALD and Elizabeth Mary LEE McDONALD, pioneer settlers
in this area.  He was born March 7, 1875 in McDonald and had resided here
his entire life.
 He attended the McDonald public schools, Ingleside Academy at McDonald, and
Kiskiminetas Spring School at Saltsburg.  He then entered Washington &
Jefferson College, graduating in 1897.
 Mr. McDONALD entered the First National Bank of McDonald as a clerk in
1899.  He was elected a member of the board of directors and, in 1915, was
chosen vice-president of the bank.
 Upon the death of his brother Edward McDONALD in 1949, he became president
of the bank and held that position until his retirement January 22, 1954,
when the First National Bank of McDonald became a branch of Peoples First
National Bank and Trust Company.  He had served as a member of the advisory
board of the McDonald branch of Peoples First and of the Pittsburgh National
Bank following the recent merger.
 He was a member of the First Presbyterian church, McDonald, and had served
35 years as church treasurer.  He also had served as a member of the board
of trustees.
 Mr. McDONALD was a member of Phi Kappa Psi college fraternity and Montour
Heights Country Club and was the owner of the McDonald Golf Club.
 Besides his wife, Pauline WILSON McDONALD, he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Anne
M. HAVERSTICK of Pittsburgh; and two sons, John N. McDONALD, Jr., of Glen
Rock, N. J., and Joseph W. McDONALD of South Pasadena, Calif.  There are
five grandchildren, a brother, Edward and a sister, Jane are deceased.

 Mrs. Bertha NANCE, 79, died Saturday, January 2, 1960, in her home in R. D.
1, McDonald, following a brief illness.
 She was born December 17, 1889 in Thornport, Ohio, and had been a resident
of McDonald for the past 19 years.
 She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Clara MENDOZA, and Mrs. Margaret
JOZWIAKOWSKI, both of R. D. 1, McDonald, and Mrs. Catherine KING o Somerset,
Ohio; and a son, Phillip NANCE of McDonald; and two sisters, Mrs. Harl (sic)
FOSTER, and Mrs. Myrtle PHILLIP, both of Thornville, Ohio.  There are nine
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the home of their daughter,
Mrs. JOZWIAKOWSKI in R. D. 1, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Robert Veydt,
pastor of the Midway Methodist church.  Burial was in Center cemetery,
Midway.

 Joseph L. COWDEN, 82, of Hickory, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 1960
in the Washington hospital, of injuries received December 31, when he was
struck by an automobile near his home.
 Mr. COWDEN was born February 5, 1877, in Mt. Pleasant Township, a son of
the late Robert and Margaret ALLISON COWDEN. He had spent his entire life in
Mt. Pleasant Township, and was a retired farmer and a member of the Mt.
Pleasant U. P. church.
 Surviving are a sister, Miss Margaret COWDEN of Washington; a brother, D.
M. COWDEN of Hickory; and several nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in charge of the Rev. W. A.
HADDEN, pastor of the Mt. Pleasant U. P. church, and the Rev. R. A.
Moreledge, pastor of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church, Hickory.  Burial
was in Venice U. P. cemetery.

 Vincent R. CAMERON, 42, of Oakdale died Monday, December 28, 1959, in the
Veteran's hospital, Oakland, of pneumonia.  He had been ill only a brief
time.
 A son of the late Alexander and Elizabeth JOHNSTON CAMERON, he was born
August 12, 1917, in Oakdale.  He was a member of American Legion Post No.
171 and V.F.W. Post No. 7070.  He had been employed by Allegheny County in
the bridge maintenance department.
 Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Mary Ellen LESCALETTE of Baltimore, Md.,
and Mrs. Vera GIMA of McDonald; five brothers, John CAMERON of Crafton,
Clayton CAMERON of New Castle, Howard and Earl CAMERON, both of Bridgeville,
and Norman CAMERON of Glendale.
 Funeral services were held December 31 in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale,
in charge of the Rev. W.V. Ritchie, pastor of the Oakdale U. P. church.
Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 14, 1960

John Stanley MILLER, 69, died, Monday, January 11, 1960, at the G. L.
FRANKLIN residence, Valley street, McDonald, where he has resided the pat 27
years.
 The son of Dr. George H. and Frances WOODBURN MILLER, he was born July 8,
1890, in McDonald, where he had spent his entire life.
 Mr. MILLER was a member of the McDonald First U. P. church, which he had
served as a trustee, and of which he had been treasurer for 14 years.
 Graduated from McDonald high school in 1908, Mr. MILLER was employed as
custodian at Fort Cherry high school.  He is survived by five nieces and
four nephews.  His wife, Anna Mary AYRES MILLER, died December 21, 1932.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Samuel E. GLASS, pastor of the First U. P.
Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Deborah Lea COUFMAN, two-day-old daughter of Harry W. and Lois ATCHISON
COUFMAN, of R. D. 3, McDonald, died at 6:30 a. m. Sunday, January 10, 1960,
in the Washington hospital, where she was born January 8.
 Surviving besides her parents are a brother, Kevin Daniel; her maternal
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert ATCHISON of Orlando, Fla.; her paternal
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. COUFMAN, of Westland; and her paternal
great-grandfather, Charles A. MADER of Slovan.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in charge of the Rev. John M.
Scott.  Burial was in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory.

 William L. SPARBER, 82, of Battle Ridge Road, R. D. 2, McDonald, died
Saturday morning, January 9, 1960, in the John J. Kane hospital, following a
lingering illness.
 Mr. SPARBER was born May 16, 1877, in Westmoreland County.  He was a
retired farmer and was a member of the Noblestown Methodist Church.
 Surviving are his wife, Jennie SPEER SPARBER a son, Charles W. SPARBER, of
Battle Ridge Road, and a daughter, Mrs. M. J. (Mary Ellen) BARBISH of R. D.
2, McDonald.  There are eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Thomas funeral home,
Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. Robert C. ARMSTRONG, pastor of the Noblestown
Methodist Church.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
 

 George H. LILLY, 77, of Joffre, died Thursday, January 7, 1960, in the
Washington hospital.
 He was born April 21, 1882, in Poland and had been a resident of Joffre for
more than 50 years.  He was affiliated with the SNPJ Lodge and the Owls Club
in Raccoon.
 He leaves four daughters, Mrs. Queenie CAPOZZOLI of Burgettstown, Mrs.
Stanley TARHALLA of Elyria, Ohio, Mrs. Robert AIVALOTIS of Midway, and Mrs.
Stanley RUSKOWSKI of Cherry Valley; three sons, Joseph of Detroit, Mich.,
Chester of Ambridge, and Paul of Joffre, and a sister in Poland.  There are
21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  His wife, Mary, died in
1954.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in Our Lady of Lourdes R. C.
Church, Burgettstown.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 William George DANLEY, of Cecil, died Tuesday, January 5, 1960 in St. Clair
hospital.
 He was a member of St. Mary's R. C. Church, Cecil, and the Holy Name
Society.
 Surviving are his wife, Mary C. POWELL DANLEY; two sons, William T. of
Canonsburg, and Clifford L. of Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Colleen
MOSLEY of Wiesbaden, Germany, and Mrs. Laura FASANO of Newark, N. J.; and a
sister, Mrs. Minnie ADAIR of Midway.  There are 10 grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held last Friday morning in St. Mary's R. C. Church,
Cecil.  Burial was in the church cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 21, 1960

Dr. John Proudfit TAYLOR, 88, a long-time resident of McDonald, died
Saturday, January 16, 1960 in the Washington hospital following a brief
illness.
 A son of William P. and Jennie PROUDFIT TAYLOR, he was born November 3,
1871, in Noblestown.
 Dr. TAYLOR began the practice of medicine in McDonald in 1898 having
graduated from the Western Pennsylvania Medical School the previous year.
He retired in 1938 and made his home in St. Petersburg, Fla. until recently
when he went to make his home with his daughter in Washington.
 He was a member of Garfield Lodge No. 604, F. & A. M., McDonald, the
Pittsburgh Consistory, and Syria Temple.
 He leaves two daughters, Audrey, the wife of Cecil L. PARKS of Washington;
and Esther, the wife of George CHARLIER of Gladden Heights, R. D. 3,
McDonald.  There are four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  His
wife, Mary WIBLE TAYLOR died June 3, 1957.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, I charge of the Rev. A. A. LOVE.  Burial was in Allegheny County
Memorial Park.

 WELL-KNOWN HICKORY RESIDENT DIES
 John M. POWELSON, 82, died at 6:15 a.m. Friday, January 15, 1950, in the
home of his daughter, Mrs. William MILLER, in Hickory.
 A son of the late Lewis and Mary MCELHANEY POWELSON, he was born December
10, 1877 in Cross Creek.  He had been a resident of Mt. Pleasant Township
for the past 40 years.  He was the last of a family of seven children.
 A former member of the Cross Creek Presbyterian church, where he had been
choir director and Sunday School superintendent, he had been affiliated with
the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church the past 40 years.  He was a lover of
music, and in addition to his choral activities, had been a member of the
old 103rd Regimental Band of Oakdale.
 He was united in marriage July 21, 1896 with Nannie THOMPSON, who survives,
along with two sons, Leonard of West Manchester, Ohio, and Ralph of
Washington; and six daughters, Helen, the wife of Earl FINDLING of R. F. 2,
Burgettstown; Mrs. Alverda STEWART of Woodrow; Ruth the wife of Joseph
BIERNESSER, and Miss Pearl POWELSON of Miami, Fla.; Elizabeth, the wife of
Floyd GRIM of Houston; and Martha, the wife of William MILLER of Hickory.
There are 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Avella in charge of the Rev.
Richard MORLEDGE, pastor of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church, Hickory.
Burial was in Cross Creek cemetery.

 Mrs. Frances Marie PETROSKY, wife of Joseph PETROSKY of Dickson street,
Midway, died at 3:30 a. m. Tuesday, January 19, 1960, in the Mercy hospital.
 A daughter of Clara B. KLEIN DEMPE and the late Peter J. DEMPE, she was
born August 4, 1910, in Midway.  She had resided in the Sturgeon-McDonald
area until four years ago, when she moved to Midway.
 Besides her husband, she leaves a son, Francis J. DOWNS; a daughter,
Barbara DOWNS, both of Midway; her mother, Mrs. Clara B. DEMPE of McDonald;
a brother, John DEMPE of McDonald; a sister, Mrs. Clara GARDNER of McDonald;
and a grandchild, Tammy DOWNS of Midway.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Wilson funeral
home, Midway, in charge of the Rev. Norman MATHIAS, pastor of the Midway
Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Severin ORBEN, JR.., 49, died suddenly Saturday, January 16, 1960, in his
home in R. D. 3, McDonald.
 A son of the late Severin and Catherine ANTONIA ORBEN, he was born August
30, 1910, in Midway.  He had attended Cecil Township high school and was
employed by the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Aliquippa.
 During World War II he served with the 98th Bombardment Squadron of the
11th Bombardment Group.
 He leaves a sister, Mrs. Antoinette SPERANZA of R. D. 3, McDonald; and a
brother, Geno ORBEN of Canonsburg.  There are five nieces and two nephews.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Alphonsus R. C. church,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph P. Lonergan.  Burial was in
Resurrection cemetery.

 Mrs. Leonie RANDOUR, 81, died Friday, January 15, 1960, in her home in
Station street, McDonald.
 The wife of the late Leon RANDOUR, Sr., she was born May 6, 1878, in
Belgium.  She came to McDonald at the age of nine and had resided here
since.  She was a member of St. Alphonsus R. C. church, McDonald, and it's
Altar Society.
 She leaves six sons, Arthur of Washington, D. C., Leon, William, George and
Charles of McDonald, and Hubert of Pittsburgh; and a daughter, Mrs.
Jeannette WILSON, of McDonald.  There are 17 grandchildren, and eight
great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in St. Alphonsus R. C. church,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph P. LONERGAN.  Burial was in
Resurrection cemetery.

 Arthur William ROSECRANS, 82, died Monday, January 18, 1960, in his home in
Roosevelt avenue, McDonald, following a brief illness.
 A son of the late Leonidas and Maria MCGARA ROSECRANS, he was born October
4, 1877, in Plumville, Indiana County.  He had been a resident of McDonald
for the the past 45 years and was employed by the Bell Telephone Co. for 32
years having served as a wire chief for the McDonald district at the time of
his retirement in 1935.
 Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna KNARR ROSECRANS; two daughters, Mrs.
Nellie GRONBERG of Arlington Va., and Mrs. Ruth MOORE of Clearwater, Fla.;
and a son, James W., of McDonald.  There are 10 grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Samuel E. GLASS, pastor of the First
U. P. Church, McDonald.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Thomas CONLEY, 68, died at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, in his home in
Frankfort Springs.
 He was born February 11, 1891, in Allegheny County and was a retired
farmer.  He was an elder of the Frankfort Springs U. P. Church.
 He is survived by his wife Cecil MERCER CONLEY; a son, Lloyd; a daughter,
Mae, at home; three sisters Mary CONLEY of Mars, Mrs. Nellie SIMPSON, and
Hazel FRAZIER, both of Frankfort Springs.  There are also several nieces and
nephews.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Hookstown, in charge of
the Rev. James HAVER, student pastor of the Frankfort U. P. Church.  Burial
was in Bethel cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 28, 1960

WELL-KNOWN TEACHER, CITIZEN TAKEN BY DEATH

 A life, rich in longevity and the effect it had on innumerable lives in
McDonald, came to an end Wednesday, January 20, 1960, when Mrs. Alice P. MAY
died in her home in Station street, McDonald.
 Mrs. MAY, who was 96, had taught first-grade students in the McDonald
schools for many years, having retired in 1930.  She was the widow of Joseph
Carson MAY.
 A daughter of the late Edward and Susanna WHITEHOUSE POOLER, she was born
March 25, 1863 in Birmingham, England, and had resided in McDonald the past
80 years.  She was the oldest living member of the First U. P. Church,
McDonald, and had served as primary superintendent in the primary department
for many years.  She was the first president of the McDonald Women's Club.
 Mrs. MAY leaves a son, Lloyd MAY, at home; a daughter Edith, the wife of
the Rev. E. Fay CAMPBELL of Swarthmore; and a sister, Mrs. A. ?. McBETH, of
McDonald. There are two grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Samuel E. GLASS, pastor of the First
U. P. Church, McDonald.  Burial was in the Venice cemetery.

 Octave H. DeVROYE, 69, of Valley street, McDonald, died suddenly Tuesday,
January 26, 1960.
 Mr. DeVROYE was born May 19, 1890, in Belgium, and came to the United
States at an early age.  He was a former resident of Monongahela and had
resided in McDonald for the past 30 years.  He was employed by the Bold
Baking Company, Mt. Washington, Pittsburgh.  He served in World War I as a
sergeant in the American Expeditionary Force in France from July 1917, to
November, 1919.  He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 567,
McDonald.
 Surviving are his wife, Nellie POUNDS DAYE DeVROYE; a sister in Belgium;
three nieces and one nephew.
 Friends are being received in the Pettit funeral home, McDonald, where
services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in charge of the Rev. L. Jack
PAXTON, pastor of the First Methodist Church, McDonald.  Burial will be in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Lucy E. BEATTY, wife of James W. BEATTY of Midway, died at 9:45 p.m.
Friday, January 21, 1960, in the Mercy hospital, following an illness of
several days.
 A daughter of the late James M. and Elizabeth SEDDON McCURDY, she was born
August 22, 1900 in Pittsburgh, and had spent practically all her life in
Midway.  She was married April 9, 1919 to James W. BEATTY in Wellsburg, W.
Va.
 Mrs. BEATTY was affiliated with the Midway Methodist church and Queen
Vashti Sisterhood No. 212, Dames of Malta, McDonald.
 Besides her husband, she leaves two sisters, Altabeth, wife of Walter
HERBST of Carrick, and Mrs. Zelma WILLIAMS of Baltimore, Md.  A son, Vernon,
died in 1937.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Wilson funeral home,
Midway, in charge of the Rev. Robert VEYDT, pastor of the Midway Methodist
Church.  Burial was in Center cemetery.

 Mrs. Maude MOSS died Saturday, January 23, 1960, in her home in Fayette
street, Oakdale, following a two-month illness.
 Following the death of her husband, Norman R. MOSS, in 1926, she taught in
the Oakdale public schools until her retirement in 1947.
 She is survived by a daughter; Mary Lou, the wife of William WOELFEL of
Oakdale; two sons, Robert MOSS of Long Beach, Calif., and Norman MOSS of
Katonah, N. Y., and a sister, Mrs. Margaret WHYTE of Florida.  There are six
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale, in
charge of the Rev. C. J. FARMER, pastor of the Oakdale Presbyterian Church.
Burial was in Mt. Lebanon cemetery.

 Thomas W. ROHM, 74, of Imperial, died Friday, January 22, 1960, in the
Montefiore hospital where he had been a patient for 8 days.  He had suffered
from a heart condition since November.
 A son of the late James and Anna NELSON ROHM, he was born September 15,
1885, in Greene County.  He was formerly employed by Pittsburgh Forging in
Coraopolis.
 He is survived by his wife, Grace KELVINGTON ROHM; two sons, Craig ROHM of
R.D. 1, Oakdale, and Alvin ROHM of Imperial; a daughter, Mrs. Mary MERLIN of
Imperial; two sisters; Mrs. Maude LESLIE of Hagerstown, Md., and Mrs. Myrtle
WAKEFIELD of New Castle.  There are six grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Moody funeral home
Clinton, in charge of the Rev. Raymond TOUVELL, pastor of the Valley
Presbyterian Church, Imperial.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Victor PREGEL, 41, of Cliff Mine, died Friday, January 22, 1960, in the
Sewickley Valley hospital, following a lingering illness.
 A son of Mrs. Mary AHLBORN of the Steubenville Pike, and the late Fred
PREGEL, he was born September 14, 1918 in Cliff Mine.  He had been employed
by the American Bridge Co., in Ambridge for the past 19 years.
 Besides his mother, he leaves his wife, Mrs. Ann MOTTIQUA PREGEL; a
daughter, Donna Lee, and a son Victor, Jr.; a brother Rudy PREGEL of R. D.
1, Oakdale; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary PIKE of R. D. 1, Oakdale, and Mrs.
Celia JAKI of Cliff Mine.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in St. Columbkille R. C. church,
Imperial, in charge of the Rev. Fr. L. R. KOLAKOWSKI.  Burial with Military
honors was in Resurrection cemetery.

 Mrs. John YOURSH, a resident of McDonald for the past 46 years, died
Tuesday evening, January 26, 1960.
 Friends will be received in the Wilson funeral home, Midway, where funeral
services will be held Saturday afternoon.

 Alphonse DeWULF, 73, of Sturgeon, died Tuesday, January 26, 1960, in the
Presbyterian hospital.
 He was born November 15, 1886 in Belgium and had resided in Sturgeon for
the past 45 years.  He was a retired coal miner.
 Surviving are his wife, Frances PILARSYK DeWULF, and a daughter, Blanche
DeWULF, at home.
 Friends are being received at the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale.  Funeral
services will be held at 9:00 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick's R.C. church,
Noblestown, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph Drumm. Burial will be in the
church cemetery.

 Mrs. Lillian M. ANDERSON, 77, of Ashtabula, Ohio, formerly of McDonald, die
d Friday, January 22, 1960 in Geneva Memorial hospital, Ashtabula.
 She was born January 11, 1883, in Bethel, a daughter of the late John and
Julia SHEETS STOCKWELL.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian church,
McDonald.
 She leaves a son, Verner G.ANDERSON, of Vermillion, Ohio.  Mrs. Anna KRENN
of Barr street, McDonald, is a niece.
 Funeral services and burial took place Monday in Ohio.

 Chester J. BENNETT died Wednesday, January 20, 1960, in his home in
Washington avenue, Hickory, following an illness of three years.
 A son of Charles E. and Monteray FUSSELMAN BENNETT, he was born January 7,
1924, in Washington.  He had resided in Washington nearly all his life,
having moved to Hickory a few months ago.
 He had been associated with his father in the Bennett Supply Co., and last
worked in June, 1959.
 He leaves his wife, Mildred HERRON DOTTS; his parents; a daughter, Deborah
Sue BENNETT, at home; a step-son Richard DOTTS, at home; and three sisters,
Mrs. Fay REEDY of Zanesville, Ohio, Mrs. Irene GRAHAM of R. D. 6 Washington,
and Mary BENNETT of Washington.
 Funeral services were held last Friday afternoon in Canonsburg in charge of
the Rev. Richard A. MORLEDGE, pastor of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian
Church, Hickory.  Burial was in Washington cemetery.

 George GALLO, 73, of Clinton avenue extension, Oakdale, died Saturday,
January 23, 1960, in the Mercy hospital, following a ten-day illness.
 Mr. GALLO was born May 21, 1886, in Czechoslovakia and had resided in
Oakdale for the past 45 years. He had been employed as a miner, later worked
for Oakdale Borough, and for the past several years had been engaged in
farming.
 Surviving are his wife, Mary KALISKA GALLO, and a son, John GALLO, of
Oakdale.  There are two grandchildren.
 Funeral services, in charge of the Rev. C. J. FARMER, pastor of the Oakdale
Presbyterian Church, were held Wednesday afternoon in the Thomas funeral
home, Oakdale. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Miss Amelia M. KEISLING, of Carnegie died Friday, January 22, 1960, in the
St. Clair hospital, following a brief illness.
 A daughter of the late Matthew and Mary KEISLING, she was born in Gregg,
where she had resided until several years ago when she moved to Carnegie.
 She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen K. ADAMS; two brothers, George A.
KEISLING of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Conrad B. KEISLING, of Carnegie; and
two nieces.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Carnegie in charge of Dr.
John STUART of Carnegie and the Rev. C. J. FARMER, pastor of the Oakdale
Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Oakdale cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Feb. 18, 1960

Mrs. Margaret WHINNIE GOSS, 77, of R. D. 3, McDonald, died Tuesday, February
16, 1960, in the Washington hospital.
 Mrs. GOSS, a daughter of the late Francis and Mary Ann STEWART WHINNIE, was
born August 6, 1882, in Clairmount.  She had resided in the Venice-McDonald
area for the past 42 years and was a member of the Venice U. P. Church and
it Women's Missionary Society.  She was a charter member of the Cowden
Sunday School, and the J. O. C. Class and was affiliated with McDonald Lodge
No. 119, Order of the Eastern Star, and Royal Neighbors Lodge, Wilmerding.
 She leaves her husband, Oscar E. GOSS; a daughter, Irvine, the wife of
David LITTELL of R. D. 3, McDonald; two sisters, Mrs. Roy DOBSON of
Sykesville, and Mrs. West EXTROM of Ernest; and two brothers, Thomas WHINNIE
of Vintondale and Alex WHINNIE of Big Run.
 Friends are being received at the Rogers funeral home, McDonald, where
funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in charge of the Rev.
Robert CALDWELL, pastor of the Venice U. P. Church, assisted by Dr. A. A.
LOVE.  Burial will be in the Venice cemetery.

 Mrs. Frances Elizabeth BRIDGES STEWART, 18, wife of James F. STEWART of
Grant street, McDonald, died Wednesday, February 10, 1960, following an
illness of a year.
 A daughter of William K. and Christina STRUPEK BRIDGES, she was born
January 15, 1942, in Canonsburg.  She was a member of the Robinson's Run U.
P. church, McDonald.  A 1959 graduate of McDonald high school, she was
united in marriage with James F. STEWART December 18, 1959.
 Besides her husband, she leaves her parents; two sisters, Sandra Lee and
Linda; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Frances STRUPEK of McDonald; and her
paternal grandfather, William BRIDGES, Sr., of R. D. 1, McDonald.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. John SHEPARD, pastor of Robinson's Run
U. P. church, McDonald.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

 William Edward DONALDSON, 35, of R. D. 1, McDonald, was killed instantly at
9:45 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, 1960, while at work in the Disco plant
near McDonald.
 A son of Russell E. and Kathryn DANIELS DONALDSON, he was born October 13,
1924 in Pittsburgh.  He had resided in the McDonald-Midway area for the past
31 years and had been employed at the Disco plant for the past 13 years.  A
veteran of World War II, he had served with the 63rd division, U. S. Army.
 He leaves his wife, Sarah BRIDGES DONALDSON; two sons, William Earl and
Donald Vincent, both at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. DONALDSON
of R. D. 1 Bulger; two sisters, Melva and Marva, both of R. D. 1, Bulger;
and four brothers, John E. of Burgettstown, and Homer A., Donald W. and
Russell Lee DONALDSON, all of R. D. 1, Bulger.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday morning in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. J. S. Hite, pastor of the First
Christian Church, Burgettstown.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

 Herman H. Reddinger, 68, died suddenly Sunday, February 14, 1960 in his
home in Imperial.
 A son of the late Sylvester and Emma HOLDEN REDDINGER, he was born November
18, 1891 in Clarion County.  He had operated a service station in Imperial
for a number of years.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eva Jane MYERS REDDINGER; a daughter, Mrs.
Marjorie THOMAS of Imperial; three sons, John B. REDDINGER of Aliquippa,
William REDDINGER of Imperial, and Dale REDDINGER of Clinton; a sister Mrs.
Margaret BOLE of Rimersburg; and two brothers, Curtis REDDINGER of Akron,
Ohio, and Wilson REDDINGER of Cleveland, Ohio.  There are nine
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Moody funeral home,
Clinton, in charge of the Rev. Mr. FLOWERS, pastor of the Nazarene Church,
Imperial, and the Rev. Mr. SPEECE of E. Liverpool, Ohio.  Burial was in
Clinton cemetery.

 Mrs. Bertie REMARK, 65, died on Saturday, February
13, 1960, in her home in State street, Oakdale, following a long illness.
 A daughter of the late Alphonse and Mary Rose MATTHEW CHAZAL, she was born
November 15, 1894 in McDonald.  Her husband, Benjamin REMARK died in 1944.
 She is survived by three daughters, Miss June and Miss Mary Lou REMARK at
home, and Mrs. Jacqueline ADAMS of Oakdale; two sisters, Mrs. Eli CHARLIER
of McDonald, and Mrs. Isabelle KIENTZ of Carnegie; and a brother, Emmett
CHAZAL of Carnegie.  There are two grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Patrick's R. C. church,
Noblestown in charge of the pastor, the Rev. Fr. Joseph DRUMM.  Burial was
in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Noblestown.

 Henry W. KRESS, 70, died suddenly on Thursday, February 11, 1960, in his
home in Carrick.
 A son of the late John and Freda GARBY KRESS, he was born January 5, 1890,
in McDonald, R.D.
 He is survived by a son, Jay D. KRESS of Belle Vernon; three sisters, Mrs.
W. C. GERDES and Mrs. Josephine KLOTZ, both of Carrick, and Mrs. John KRESS
(really) of McDonald; and a brother, George KRESS of Mc Donald. There are
four grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Whitehall, in charge of Dr.
George W. NICELY, pastor of a Lutheran church in Carrick.  Burial was in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Louise V. ROBERT, 73, of Eldersville died at 6:00 a.m. Sunday,
February 14, 1960, in the Washington hospital, where she had been a patient
for two weeks.
 A daughter of the late Adrian and Rosine ROQUEPLOT DUSSERE, she was born
November 13, 1886, in McDonald.  She was a member of the Eldersville
Methodist Church.
 She leaves two sons, Emile of R. D. 1, Burgettstown, and Louis of R. D. 1,
Hanlin Station; a sister Mrs. Roza HILAIRE of Donora; and two brothers,
Adrian DUSSERE of Minneapolis, Minn., and Louis DUSSERE of Morehead, Minn.
There are four grandchildren.  Her husband, Emile ROBERT died in 1952.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Eldersville Methodist church in
charge of the Rev. Norman C. YOUNG.  Burial was in Bethel cemetery,
Eldersville.

 Mrs. Leonard WIRTZ of East Lincoln avenue, McDonald, has received word of
the death of her niece Mrs. Josephine CENIS HALETAK of Youngstown, Ohio.
Mrs. HALETAK, a former resident of Joffre, taught in the Raccoon schools.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, in the Shriver & Allison
funeral home, Route 7, Youngstown.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Feb. 25, 1960

William Kay WALKER, 78, of Bishop, R.D. 3, McDonald, husband of the late
Matilda PETERS WALKER, died Monday, February 22, 1960, in Presbyterian
hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.
  Born August 16, 1881, in Coal Bluff, a son of James and Mary Ann FURLONG
WALKER, he had resided in the McDonald -Cecil area his entire life.  He was
employed as a coal miner, working for National Mining Co. at Muse at the
time of his retirement in 1946.
 He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Ethel PIERCE of Monessen; a brother Edward
WALKER of McDonald; and three sisters, Mrs. Sarah SPAUDE of McDonald; Mrs.
Elizabeth FISCHER of R. D. 4 McDonald; and Mrs. Ann HOLMES of Midway.  There
are six grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. John SHEPARD, pastor of the Robinson's
Run U. P. church, McDonald.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Mary Jeanette ENGLAND, 62, died suddenly at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday,
February 17, 1960, in her home, in R. D. 2, Eightyfour.
 A daughter of Robert THOMPSON, Sr. of Sturgeon and the late Jane CUMMINGS
THOMPSON, she was born September 6, 1897, in Sturgeon.
 Mrs. ENGLAND had resided in Somerset Township for the past 13 years and had
previously resided in Chartiers Township and McDonald.  She was a member of
Robinson's Run U. P. church, McDonald.
 She leaves her father, her husband, Harry ENGLAND; two daughters, Gladys,
the wife of Maxwell GRIFFITH and Jane, the wife of Samuel BUCKLES, both of
Canonsburg; a sister, Mrs. Laura BELL of Ambridge; and a brother, Robert
THOMPSON, Jr., of Sturgeon.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Houston.  Burial was in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Walter GOUGH, 68, of Imperial died Friday, February 19, 1960, in the Magee
hospital.
 A son of the late Joseph and Cecelia WATERS GOUGH, he was born August 8,
1891, in the Northside, Pittsburgh.  He was a retired employee for the
Federal Enamel Co. of McKees Rocks and was a member of the Catholic Order of
Foresters and of the Claver Club.
 He leaves his wife, Mrs. Kathryn GRINAGE GOUGH; a son, Walter, Jr., at
home; and three sisters, Mrs. Walter HOGAN, Mrs. Marie BOBONIS, and Miss
Nora GOUGH all of Pittsburgh.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in St. Columbkille R. C. church,
Imperial, in charge of the Rev. Fr. L. R. KOLAKOWSKI.  Burial was in St.
Columbkille cemetery.

 Andrew Roy Jackson died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, February 19, 1960, in his home
in Florence, following a long illness.
 A son of the late Ellsworth and Mary ANDERSON JACKSON, he was born and had
spend his entire life in Hanover Township.  He was a member of the Florence
U. P. Church and was a former employee of the State Highways Department.
 He leaves his wife, Jean ARNOLD JACKSON, and two sisters, Mrs. Maude HANLIN
of Canonsburg and Mrs. Edna FULLERTON of R. D. 3, Burgettstown.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Florence U. P. church.
Burial was in Grandview Cemetery, Florence.

 Mrs. Mary MICOVCIN ELNYCZKY, 65, of Pittsburgh, died Friday, February 19,
1960.
 She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Miller (Ann) SENOVICH of Barr street,
McDonald; and three sons, Stephen, Charles and James ELNYCZKY, all of
Pittsburgh.  There are five grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held, Tuesday morning in St. Michael's Russian
Orthodox Cathedral, Pittsburgh.

 Jules A. SCHIFF, Sr., 50, of Bridgeville died suddenly at 4:05 p.m.
Thursday, February 18, 1960, in the Mercy hospital after becoming ill while
at work in Monroeville.
 A son of the late Frank and Leona SCHIFF, he was born October 5, 1909, in
Verner.  He had spent most of his life in the Midway area and had been a
resident of Bridgeville for the past four years.  He was engaged in
construction work with Casper Colosimo & Son of Pittsburgh.  He was a member
of Local Union 66-B, International Union of Operating Engineers. A veteran
of World War II, he had served with Squadron F, 123rd Army Air Force.
 He leaves his wife, Lola Lenore SALMON SCHIFF; a son, Jules, Jr., of
Sturgeon; a daughter, Mrs. Leona WILSON of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a step-son,
Paul SALMON of McDonald; a brother, William, of R. D. 4 McDonald; a
step-brother, Anthony DeBLANDER, of R. D. 4, McDonald; and a step-sister,
Mrs. Louise ALEXANDER of Bruceton Mills, W. Va.  There are five
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Jack PAXTON, pastor of the First Methodist
Church, McDonald.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

 Word has been received by Mrs. Russell H. BECHDEL of Coal street, McDonald
of the death of her brother-in-law, George D. HAMILTON of Akron, Ohio, a
former resident of Oakdale.  His wife was Cora KNORR of McDonald.


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