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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 3, 1960

BULGER MAN KILLED IN AUTO-TRUCK MISHAP
 A Bulger man was one of three persons who lost their lives Tuesday when the
car in which they were riding was crushed by a tractor-trailer loaded with
crushed rock.  The accident occurred near Sewickley.
 Michael MICHALICK, 46, of Bulger, was listed as dead on arrival at the
Sewickley Valley hospital, along with Willis STOVER of Pittsburgh, and
Eugene CONNOLLY of Emsworth.
 Police reported that the station wagon in which the three men were riding
was crushed under the heavy truck and much of the load of crushed stone
spilled onto the wrecked car.  Both vehicles were traveling in the same
direction when the mishap happened.
 The driver of the truck, Joseph AFFAGATO of Hillsville, received leg and
head injuries.
 Michael MIHALICK, a son of the late Joseph and Anna TURKALY MIHALICK, was
born April 5, 1913, in Lansing, Ohio.  He was president of the SNPJ Lodge in
Midway and was a member of the Cherry Valley Sportsmen's Club and of St. Ann
's R. C. Church, Bulger.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna BOZICK MIHALICK; a daughter, Mrs.
Mary Anne HEASLEY of Carnegie; a son, Richard MIHALICK, a student at the
University of Georgia; four brothers, Steve MIHALICK of Midway, Frank
MIHALICK of R. D. 1, Oakdale, Albert MIHALICK of Joffre, and Joseph MIHALICK
of Munhall' and three sisters, Mrs. Barney HOMITZ of Midway, Mrs. John
HAMILTON of R. D. 3, Burgettstown, and Mrs. Charles KADORA of Unity.  There
is a grandson, Howard HEASLEY of Carnegie.
 Friends will be received at the Wilson funeral home, Midway.  Funeral
services will be held Saturday morning in St. Ann's R. C. church Bulger.
Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes cemetery, Burgettstown.

 Dr. John Stewart WILSON, 55, of New Bethlehem, formerly of Rea, died
Tuesday, March 1, 1960, in his home.
 A son of Robert Parker Wilson, and the late Luetta STEWART WILSON, he was
born April 5, 1904, in Rea.
 Dr. WILSON was a 1928 graduate of Geneva College and graduated from Temple
University School of Medicine in 1932.  He had been a physician in New
Bethlehem since 1933.
 He was a veteran of World War II, was an elder in the New Bethlehem
Presbyterian Church, and was active in a number of medical, fraternal,
service and sports organizations.
 He leaves his wife, Mildred B. PHILLIPS WILSON; his father, Robert Parker
WILSON of Hickory; a daughter, a son, a brother, Gailey B. WILSON of
Hickory; and two sisters.  There are two granddaughters.
 Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon in the Wilson home in New
Bethlehem.  Burial will be in New Bethlehem cemetery.
 Robert S.ROBINSON, 61, former resident of Burgettstown, died Tuesday,
February 23, 1960, in St. Joseph's hospital, Tampa, Fla.
 Mr. ROBINSON was born July 19, 1898 in McDonald.  He was in the soft drink
bottling business in Burgettstown for a number of years before moving to
Tampa four years ago.  He was a member of the Burgettstown Volunteer Fire
Department.  He was married in February, 1919 to Anna PLICE, who died
February 6, 1945.  He was married July 4, 1948 to Mary McCOMBS, who
survives.
 Also surviving are two sons, Robert of Burgettstown, and William of
Coraopolis; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou JERAM of Burgettstown; a brother, John
of Beaver; and two sisters, Catherine ROBINSON and Mrs. Elizabeth HARRIS,
both of Burgettstown.  There are nine grandchildren, and one
great-grandchild.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in Burgettstown, in charge of
the Rev. Ernest L. ROBERTSON.  Burial was in Fairview cemetery,
Burgettstown.

 Harry A. PLANCE, 80, died Saturday, February 20, 1960, in the Woodville
hospital, following an illness of one week.  He had been a resident of the
Woodville Home the past five years.
 A son of the late George and Elizabeth RALSTON PLANCE, he was born May 6,
1879, in Florence.  He was a carpenter by trade.  His wife Mrs. Stella
CRAVEN PLANCE, died July 5, 1940 in Noblestown.
 He is survived by two daughters, Nellie and Pearl; three sisters, Mrs.
Annie NICHOLS of Noblestown, Mrs. Stella MCGINNIS of Rennerdale, and Mrs.
Rachel MCGINNIS of McDonald, and three brothers, Richard PLANCE and Edward
PLANCE of McDonald, and Samuel PLANCE of Canton, Ohio.
 Funeral services were held February23 in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale,
in charge of the Rev. C. J. FARMER, pastor of the Oakdale Presbyterian
Church.  Burial was in Chestnut Ridge cemetery, Florence.

 George F. ALRUTZ, 60, of R. D. 3, Burgettstown, died Sunday, February 28,
1960, in the Washington hospital.
 Mr. ALRUTZ was born October 27, 1899 in Mt. Pleasant Township.  He was a
member of the Lutheran church.
 Surviving are his wife, Esta KRAEER ALRUTZ; three sons, Charles of R. D. 3
Burgettstown, Arthur of Weirton, W.Va., and Walter of Langloth; six
brothers, Charles, Thomas, Louis and James all of R. D. 1, Hickory, William
of Washington, and Arthur HARTLINE of Rayland, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Harold
RIGGLE of Washington;  There are three grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in Burgettstown.  Burial was
in Cross Creek cemetery.

 Mrs. Mae MCGINNIS SCHRECK, 78, died Friday afternoon, February 26, 1960, in
Sacramento, Calif.
 She leaves three sons, two sisters and one brother in Sacramento; two
sisters, Mrs. Joseph D. DEMPE and Mrs. Clara KENNEWEG, both of Laurel Hill,
McDonald; three brothers, Albert MCGINNIS of R.D.4, McDonald, Henry MCGINNIS
of Laurel Hill, McDonald; and Charles McGINNIS of Hanlin Station.  Her
husband died two years ago.
  Funeral services and burial were Monday in Sacramento.

 In the obituary of Mrs. Mary MICOVCIN ELNYCZKY in last week's
Record-Outlook, the name of her husband Alex ELNYCZKY was unintentionally
omitted from the list of survivors.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 10, 1960

James Reed BUCHANAN, 62, of R. D. 1, Hickory, died suddenly at 10:30 pm,
Monday, March y, 1960, in the West Penn hospital, Pittsburgh.
 A son of the late Herbert S. and Lena LYLE BUCHANAN, he was born October 3,
1897, at the BUCHANAN family homestead in Mt. Pleasant Township, and had
lived there his entire life except for a brief period on the Pacific Coast.
Mr. BUCHANAN spent his life in farming.
 Mr. BUCHANAN was a member of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian Church, where he
was a member of the session and was active in church work.  He also was
affiliated with the Washington County Farm Bureau.
 He leaves his wife, Catherine ANGERER BUCHANAN; two daughters, Margaret and
Marilyn, both at home; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret SMITH of Topeka, Kans.,
and Mrs. Sara B. HANNON of Washington; and a brother, Clemence BUCHANAN of
Jennerstown.
 Friends will be received at the Speakman funeral home through Wednesday
evening and from noon until 2:00 pm Thursday at the Mt. Prospect
Presbyterian Church, Hickory, where services will be conducted by the Rev.
R. A. MORLEDGE.  Burial will be in Mt. Prospect cemetery.

 Steve KINEK, 72, died suddenly Monday, March 7, 1960, in his home in R. D.
1, McDonald.
 Born September 19, 1887 in Czechoslovakia, he came to the United States in
1912.  He had been a resident of R. D. 1, McDonald since 1929.
 Mr. KINEK was employed by the Pittsburgh Coal Co. until his retirement in
1949.
 Friends are being received at the Wilson funeral home, Midway, where
funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in
Center cemetery, Midway.

 Mrs. Martha L. McCALMONT, 52, died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 1960, in
her home in Hickory, following a long illness.
 A daughter of the late Milton and Agnes SLEETH MALONE, she was born
November 24, 1907, in Smith Township.  She was a graduate of Hickory high
school and Duff's Iron City College, Pittsburgh.  She was a member of Mt.
Prospect Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pleasant Township Volunteer Fire
Department Auxiliary, Community Ladies' Aid Society, and the Hickory Women's
Club.  She had served as librarian at the Hickory school and was active in
the work of the Washington county Chapter, American Cancer Society.
 She leaves her husband, Don McCALMONT; a son, Don, at home; a daughter,
Lucille, the wife of James C. MILLER of R. D. 4, McDonald; two sisters, Miss
Ethel MALONE of Cleveland, Ohio, and Roberta, the wife of David F. MILLER of
Hickory.  There are four granddaughters.
 Funeral services were held Sunday in charge of the Rev. R. A. MORLEDGE,
pastor of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian Church, Hickory.  Burial was in Mt.
Prospect cemetery.

 Jacob John DANIELS, 79, of Coal street, McDonald, died Wednesday, March 2,
1960, in the Washington hospital, after a long illness.
 A son of the late Jacob and Eva NEW DANIELS, he was born May 2, 1880, in
McDonald.  He was a lifelong resident of McDonald and was employed as a coal
miner until his retirement in 1949.
 Surviving are his wife, Agnes PURDY DANIELS; two sons, Harry and Clyde,
both of McDonald; a sister, Mrs. Joseph DOUMONT of Youngstown, Ohio; three
brothers, Rupert of McDonald, Guy of R. D. 1, McDonald, and Casper of
Burgettstown.  There is one granddaughter, Rachel DANIELS of McDonald.
 Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, in chard of the Rev. John SHEPARD, pastor of the Robinson's Run
U.P. church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 CLINTON MAN KILLED IN AUTO MISHAP
 Robert SHORT of R. D. 1, Clinton, died last Friday in the Aliquippa
hospital, the result of injuries sustained the day before in a two-car
collision in Hopewell Township.
 Death was attributed to head injuries and multiple cuts suffered when his
car was involved in a collision with a truck on Route 151.  The impact
ripped the body from the truck, the driver of which was uninjured.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 17, 1960

Carl Robert RAAB, 59, of the Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, Allegheny
County, a former resident of Midway, died Tuesday afternoon March 15, 1960,
in his home.
 A son of the late John and Alice RAAB, he was born May 31, 1900, in Midway,
where he had resided until 1949.  He had been an employee of the
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. for 42 ½ years and was affiliated with the
Fraternal Order of Eagles in Carnegie.
 He leaves two sisters, Rena, the wife of Dr. William S. WYKE of Sheraden,
and Zelda E.RAAB of Sheraden; and a nephew, Donald WYKE.
 Friends are being received at the Hershberger & Son funeral home, Crafton.
Burial will be in the Raccoon Presbyterian Church cemetery, Candor.

 Mrs. Agnes SMITH JOHNSTON, 91, widow of the late Duncan JOHNSTON, died
Sunday, March 13, 1960, in her home in East Lincoln avenue, McDonald.
 She was born March 1, 1869, in Scotland, a daughter of the late Henry and
Eliza CARSON SMITH.  She had resided in McDonald for the past 89 years.  She
was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, McDonald, and of Dames of
Malta Lodge No. 134, Pittsburgh.
 She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Etta FOX of McDonald, and Mrs. Margaret
Wright of Bedford, Ohio; and four sons, Adam of Alliance, Ohio, Thomas,
Samuel, and Hershell, all of McDonald.  There are 27 grandchildren, and 49
great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in 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.

 Mrs. Mary KRAEER HORR, 80, widow of Oliver P. HORR of R. D. 1, Bulger, died
at 3:45 pm Friday March 11, 1960, in the Washington hospital.  She had
suffered a fractured hip February 23.
 Mrs. HORR was born November 28, 1879 in Pittsburgh.  He was a member of the
First U. P. church, the Order of the Eastern Star and Pythian Sisters, all
of Burgettstown, and of Burgettstown Grange No. 1502.
 Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Carrie KRAEER BARNES of R. D. 1, Bethany,
W. Va., and Jessie K., wife of George FENTON of Washington; and a brother
William KRAEER of Burgettstown.  There are eight nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in charge of the Rev. W.
Sherman WILSON.  Burial was in Chestnut Ridge cemetery.

 Miss Anna PETLANSKY, 54, of McDonald, a former resident of Brownsville,
died at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 1960, in the St. Joseph's hospital,
Pittsburgh.
 Miss PETLANSKY was a member of St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, McDonald, and its
Alter Society.  She made her home with Dr. and Mrs. J. V. McANINCH, in West
Lincoln avenue, McDonald.
 She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Barbara PETLANSKY of Brownsville; two
sisters, Mrs. Helen MEGLIS of Orient, and Mrs. Mary KRUPEN of Brownsville; a
brother, Andrew PETLANSKY of Brownsville; two nieces, three nephews and a
grandniece.
 Requiem high mass was held Saturday in St. Mary's R. C. Church,
Brownsville, in charge of the pastor, the Rev. Fr. R. A. HALVONIK.  Burial
was in the church cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 21, 1960

Mrs. Mary TROPECK, 68, died at 4:30 am, Tuesday, March 22, 1960, in her home
in Champion Hill, Sturgeon.  She had been in poor health for the past three
months.
 She was born August 15, 1891, in Austria-Slovakia and came to the United
States in 1909.
 She is survived by her husband, Joseph TROPECK; three sons, Charles TROPECK
of R. D. 1, McDonald, Frank TROPECK of New Lexington, Ohio, and John TROPECK
of Chicago, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Conn of Champion Hill; and a
brother, Joseph POLENEK of White Cloud, Mich.  There are 20 grandchildren.
 Friends will be received at the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale.  Funeral
services will be held at 9:00 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's R.C. Church,
Noblestown, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph A. DRUMM.  Burial will be in
the church cemetery.

 Mrs. Eva Margaret KRAEER, 85, of Midway, died at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March
16, 1960, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh, following an illness of three
weeks.
 Mrs. KRAEER was born October 15, 1874 near Candor.  She was married October
30, 1895, in McDonald, to John E. KRAEER.  She was a member of the Center U.
P. Church and the Friendship Club of Midway, where the KRAEERS had resided
since 1896.
 Surviving besides her husband are eight children, Mrs. Margaret MILLER,
John E. Jr., and Eva Martha, the wife of William BROCKMAN, all of Midway,
Arielle, at home, Raymond S. of Steubenville, Ohio; Louisine, the wife of
Henry SNYDER of Penn Hills; Vera, the wife of James GILES of Houston, and
George S. of Eldersville Road; and a brother, John SHAFFER of Midway.  There
are five grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday in the Wilson funeral home,
Midway, in charge of the Rev. Charles VANDYNE, Pastor of the Center U.P.
Church, Midway.  Burial was in Raccoon cemetery, Candor.

 Joseph STEFFAN, two-year-old son of Joseph T. and Mary Jane STEFFAN of R.
D. 3, McDonald, died Thursday, March 17, 1960, in the Children's hospital,
Pittsburgh.
 The child was born December 22, 1957.
 Surviving besides his parents are the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Peter STEFFAN of R. D. 3, McDonald, and the maternal grandfather, Joseph
MARLEY of Houston.
 Funeral services were held Monday morning in the Coleman funeral home,
Cecil, in charge of the Rev. W. Robert CALDWELL of the Venice U. P. church.
Burial was in the Venice cemetery.

 Richard SULANOWSKI, 30, of Primrose, R. D. 4, McDonald, died at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, March 21, 1960, in the Magee hospital, Pittsburgh.
 Mr. SULANOWSKI was born April 13, 1929 in Primrose, a son of John and Pearl
DHANS SULANOWSKI.  He was employed as a truck driver and was a member of
SNPJ Lodge, Midway.
 He was married March 18, 1949, in Hot Springs, Va., to Ruby Jean CAVENDISH,
who survives along with two daughters, Patricia and Sandra, at home; his
mother, Mrs. Andrew MORRIS of R. D. 4, McDonald, and two brothers, Jack of
Midway, and Gerald, with the Us. Marine Corps in Washington, D.C.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Wilson funeral
home, Midway, in charge of the Rev. Norman MATHIAS, pastor of the Midway
Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Center cemetery, Midway.

 Wilson D. McCONNELL, Sr., 56, of Clinton died Friday afternoon, March 18,
1960, in the Sewickley Valley hospital, where he had been a patient.
 He was a son of the late Robert and Myrtle MCCONNELL.
 He leaves his wife, Mrs. Beulah McCONNELL; two daughters, Mrs. Creda
Patricia LEWIS and Mrs. Bonnie HOFFMAN; two sons, Wilson D. McCONNELL, Jr.,
and John P. McCONNELL; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth HUGHES, Mrs. Dorothy
BRAZENDINE, and Mrs. Catherine EATON; and four brothers, Merle, Harold,
George ad Henry MCCONNELL.  There are ten grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Moody funeral home,
Clinton, in charge of the Rev. Stanley HARTUNG, pastor of the Clinton U. P.
church.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 Edward Murdock ACHESON, formerly of Hickory, died suddenly, Thursday, March
10, 1960 in Montebello, Calif.
 A son of the late Smith and Margaret McNARY ACHESON, he was born in
Hickory.  He was a graduate of Hickory high school and Duff's Iron City
College, Pittsburgh.  He had resided in California since 1951.
 He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant U. P. church, Hickory, and a veteran of
World War I.
 Surviving are a sister, Clara R. ACHESON, and a brother, Reynolds Bertram
ACHESON, both of Montebello; two nieces, Miss Lois ACHESON and Mrs. Mildred
DALLMEYER, both of Hickory; two nephews, Raymond W. ACHESON of State
College, and Matthew R.ACHESON of Venice.
 Funeral services were held March 17 in the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian
Church.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

BULGER YOUNG MAN DIES IN MISHAP
 John F. BIANCHI, 20, of Bulger, lost his life Wednesday morning March 16,
1960, when he was caught between his car and a skidding tractor-trailer.
The accident occurred on U.S. Route 22 near Weirton, W.Va.
 The young man was en route to the Weirton hospital to bring his wife and
new-born son home.  His car skidded on the extremely hazardous highway, and
struck a tractor-trailer driven by George CHAMBERS of Imperial
 The two men were discussing the mishap alongside the road when another
tractor-trailer skidded, jack-knifed, and struck the BIANCHI car.  BIANCHI
was pinned between the two vehicles.
 Chambers and Forrest MCKINNEY, also of Imperial, wee taken to the Weirton
hospital for treatment.  The former was released following treatment but the
latter was retained for further treatment.
 John F. BIANCHI was a son of John and Sara FAGAN BIANCHI of Bulger where he
was born and reared.
 He leaves his wife, Rose Ann TAYLOR BIANCHI; an infant son, John FAGAN
BIANCHI; his parents; a brother, James B. BIANCHI; and his maternal
grandfather, Bernard P. FAGAN.
 Funeral services were held last Saturday morning in St. Ann's church,
Bulger.  Burial was in Holy Souls cemetery.

 Mrs. Blanche DeFRANCE COULBOURNE, 83, of Youngstown, Ohio, a former
McDonald resident, died at 8:00 pm Saturday, March 12, 1960, in a home for
aged women, Youngstown.
 A daughter of the late Allison and Mary DeFRANCE, she was born January 19,
1877, in McConnells Mills.  She was a member of the John Knox Presbyterian
Church, Youngstown.
 Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Grace KUNKLE of Greensburg and Mrs.
Jeannette PATTERSON of Plattsburg, N.Y.  Her husband John COULBOURNE, died
in 1939.  Mrs. L. F. VALENTOUR of McDonald is a cousin.
 Funeral services were held March 15 in Youngstown, and graveside services
in charge of the Rev. Samuel E. GLASS, pastor of the First U. P. Church,
McDonald, were held that afternoon in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 William S. WOOD, 75, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of this area, died
Thursday, March 17, 1960, in St. Petersburg hospital.
 Mr. WOOD who was born in Primrose, was employed as a conductor for the
Pennsylvania Railroad in Pittsburgh for many years.  He moved to St.
Petersburg six years ago from Columbus, Ohio.
 He was a member of Lodge 775 Brotherhood Railroad Trainmen; and the
Pennsylvania Railroad Retired Employees Association.
 He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mae WOOD of St. Petersburg; a daughter, Mrs.
Gladys WRIGHT of Pittsburgh; a brother, Archibald WOOD of McDonald; one
grandchild, and one great-grandchild.
 Funeral services and burial took place in St. Petersburg.

 William Robert HAMPSON, 49, died Sunday, March 20, 1960, in his home in
Burgettstown.
 Mr. HAMPSON was born August 21, 1910, in McDonald.  He had been a resident
of Burgettstown for more than 30 years.
 Surviving are his wife, Gladys Elizabeth POWELSON HAMPSON; two sons, Harry
Lee and Charles Edward, both at home; a daughter, Marian Loretta f Miami,
Fla.; his mother, Mrs. Ella HANSEN of Idaho; two brothers, and four sisters.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Lee and Wilson
funeral home, Burgettstown.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Walter H. YOURD, died Tuesday afternoon March 22, 1960, in his home in
Carnegie following a lingering illness.
 He leaves his wife, Jane OFFUTT YOURD, a son, W. O. YOURD of Carnegie; two
brothers, Samuel YOURD of Woodville and J. D. YOURD of McDonald, and a
sister Mrs. John KALE of Jewett, Ohio.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Fulton and
Bradwell funeral home, Carnegie.

 Fred PANSCHER of Tiltonsville, Ohio, husband of Alice HANNAN PANSCHER,
formerly of McDonald, died Saturday night, March 19, 1960, in the Martins
Ferry, Ohio, hospital, where he had been a patient for several months.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon.  Burial was in the
Yorkville, Ohio cemetery.

 Henri HELLAS, of Mantua, N. J., a former resident of Bulger, died Monday,
March 14, 1960.
 Surviving are his wife, Stephanie, and a daughter, Mrs. Yvonne RECKARD.
 Services were held last Friday in Woodbury, N. J.

 In the obituary of Carl R. RAAB in last week's Record-Outlook, the name of
his wife, Helen UFFELMAN RAAB, was inadvertently omitted.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 31, 1960

Mrs. Julliette BROWETT THOMASSY, 86, widow of Desire THOMASSY, died at 6:20
p.m. Saturday, March 26, 1960, in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Lena SIMPSON,
Burgettstown, following a long illness.
 Mrs. THOMASSY, a former resident of McDonald, was a member of the First
Presbyterian Church, McDonald.
 Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Julia CRAIG and Mrs. Lena SIMPSON, both
of Burgettstown; three sons, Walter of El Paso, Tex.; George of Carnegie,
and Arthur of Wilkinsburg; and two brothers, Rene BROWETT of Miami, Fla.,
and Fred BROWETT of McDonald.  There are 18 grandchildren and 21
great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Burgettstown, in charge of
the Rev. Edward R. DeLAIR, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church,
McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 William E. HENDERSON, 68, of Laurel Hill Road, McDonald, died Friday, March
25, 1960, in Pittsburgh Sanitarium, after an illness of several months.
 Mr. Henderson, a lifelong resident of McDonald, was a member of the First
Baptist Church.  He was a retired miner and a member of Pride of the West
Lodge No. 196, I.B.P.O.E. of W.
 He leaves two sons, William, Jr., of Pittsburgh, and Paul of Power, W. Va.;
a daughter, Mrs. Yosa COLE of McDonald, and a brother, Preston of
Washington.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the First Baptist Church,
McDonald, in charge of the pastor, the Rev. George BOWICK. Burial was in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Temple Gibb CRUSE died Friday, March 25, 1960, in his home in Clinton
following a long illness.
 Mr. CRUSE and his wife, the former Lena LITTLE, had been employed in the
post office in Pittsburgh.  They moved to Clinton after his retirement.
 Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Virginia LANDON, and Miss
Sarah CRUSE; and two sons, Capt. Andrew CRUSE and Sgt. John CRUSE.  There
are six grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday in the Moody funeral home, Clinton.
Burial was in the Clinton U. P. Church cemetery.
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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Apr. 7, 1960

ALBERT W. BURNS TAKEN BY DEATH
 Albert W. BURNS, 70, of Third street, McDonald, died Saturday, April 2,
1960, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.
 A son of James and Anna WILHELM BURNS, he was born April 26, 1889, in
Pittsburgh.  He had resided in McDonald the past 51 years.  He was a member
of the First Presbyterian Church, McDonald, where he was an elder, served as
an usher, and was Sunday school clerk for many years.  He was affiliated
with Garfield Lodge No. 604, F& A. M.
 Mr. BURNS was employed for 46 years as an engineer with the Pittsburgh Coal
Co., and retired in 1955.
 He was an outstanding sandlot baseball player in his younger years and was
well-known throughout the Panhandle Valley.  He had also served as
basketball coach at McDonald high school in the early 1920's.
 He leaves his wife, Mary DODDS BURNS; a daughter, Helen, the wife of Gerard
GAMBS of Mt. Lebanon; two sons, Albert J. BURNS of West Mifflin and William
B. BURNS of McDonald; and three brothers, Ellsworth BURNS of Encinitas,
Calif., James BURNS of Hamilton, Ohio, and Robert BURNS of McDonald.  There
are 4 grandchildren.  A daughter, Anna Jane COLLINS is deceased.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in 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.

 Elmer S. REED, 70, of Margate, N. J., a former resident o f the Clinton
area, died Tuesday, March 29, 1960, in an Atlantic City hospital.
 A son of the late Ray and Emma STROUSS REED, he was born and reared in the
Clinton vicinity.  He was employed by the Atlantic City Electric Co. as a
construction foreman until his retirement five years ago.
 He was affiliated with the Olivet Presbyterian Church, where he was an
elder and trustee.  He was a member of the James Harvey Post, American
Legion, and of the Chester, W. Va., Lodge, F. & A. M.
 He leaves a son, Ray of the Bronx, N.Y.; and three sisters, Mrs. Bernice
REED and Miss Buretta REED, both of Margate, N. N., and Mrs. Guy W. EWING of
Breckenridge, Texas.  There are two grandchildren.  Neil S. MATCHETT of
Candor, Joseph MATCHETT of Midway, and Samuel MATCHETT of Jeannette are
cousins.
 Funeral services were held the afternoon of March 31 in Margate, N. J., in
charge of the Rev. William F. Parker, pastor of the Olivet Presbyterian
Church.  Burial was in Laurel Memorial Park, Pomona, N. J.

 Joseph G. McCLAIN, 80, of Burgettstown, died Saturday, April 2, 1960, in
the Washington hospital.
 Mr. McCLAIN was born September 24, 1870, in Midway.  He had been a resident
of Burgettstown for the past 55 years.
 He leaves his wife, Myrtle JACKSON McCLAIN; two sons, Stanley of
Burgettstown and John of Eldersville; for daughters, Mrs. Mary L. STEWART
and Mrs. Gladys CALEFFIE of Burgettstown, Mrs. Orvella KUNTZ of Slovan, and
Mrs. Melba MARTINEZ of Library.  There are 25 grandchildren and 12
great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Burgettstown.  Burial was
in Grandview cemetery, Florence.

 M. Howard REED, 92, member of a pioneer Washington County family died at
1:15 pm Tuesday, April 5, 1960 in his home in Washington following a long
illness.
 Mr. REED was born March 26, 1868, near Burgettstown, a son of the late
David and Martha BORLAND REED.  His ancestors were among original settlers
of the Hickory-Venice area.  He was the last of a family of six.
 Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Piatt Funeral home
Washington.  Burial will be in the Venice cemetery.

 Miss Mildred E. YOLTON, formerly of Midway, died Thursday, March 31, 1960
in her home in Bellevue.
 A daughter of the late William and May YOLTON, she is survived by a sister
, Miss Marion YOLTON, at home, a brother, Edward YOLTON of Carnegie, three
aunts, Mrs. Emma KENSINGER of California, Mrs. Della EVANS of Pittsburgh,
and Mrs. Ida JONES of Oakdale; and an uncle, George YOLTON of Florida.
 Funeral services were held Monday in Pittsburgh.