Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 for Sidney Roberts
Millbank (RD 2, Ligonier) who died Tuesday at his home after a long
Rev. George H. Wright will conduct the obsequies in Sibel Wolford Funeral
and interment will be in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
Mr. Roberts was born in Ligonier Township 65 years ago, son of John
Kuhns Roberts. He is survived by his widow (nee Elizabeth McCombs),
brothers (Roy of Natrona Heights and Vernon of Merchantville, Ohio)
sisters (Miss Marie Roberts of Ligonier and Mrs. Dorothy Robb of Greensburg.)
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 16 August 1963, p. 2, col. 4
Dorothy R. Robb
Dorothy R. (Mrs. George F.) Robb, 84, of Pasadena, Texas, formerly
and Greensburg, died Thursday, March 8, 1990, in Texas.
She was born April 11, 1905, in Ligonier Township, a daughter of the
and Margaret (Kuhns) Roberts. She was a member of the Greensburg First
She was preceded in death by her husband, George F. Robb; and three
Sidney, Vernon and Roy Roberts. She is survived by three daughters,
of Topeka, Kan., Nancy Jamison of Pasadena, Texas, and Barbara Moyer
Texas; a son, George F. Robb of Somerset, Mass.; a sister, Marie Roberts
Ligonier; 17 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Covenant Presbyterian
Church, Ligonier, with the Rev. John J. McClure officiating. Arrangements
Wolford-McCracken Funeral Home Inc., Ligonier.
Burial will follow in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 14 March 1990, p. 3, col. 3
W.D. Clopp, a well known resident of Derry township, living near Oakville,
at his home Saturday morning, March 20, 1926, following an illness
of about a
week. He was 64 years of age. Surviving are the widow, three sons,
Portland, Ore.; Carl, of Cushing, Okla.; Fred, at home; a step-daughter,
John Wilkins, of Latrobe, and a step-son, William D. Dunlap, also of
Eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and two sisters,
Mrs. Mary A.
Binkey of Altus, Okla., and Mrs. Anna Margaret Beard of Springdale,
The body was at his late residence until 10 o'clock Monday morning,
time it was moved to the home of William D. Dunlap, where funeral services
conducted at 2 o'clock, by the Rev. W.A. Sites and Rev. J.F. Strayer.
was made in the Youngstown cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 24 March 1926, p. 1, col. 3
SUDDEN DEATH OF PROMINENT RESIDENT
John H. Clopp, a prominent resident of near Ligonier, died suddenly
morning, May 5, 1925. He had been in his usual health the previous
had retired about nine o'clock. The next morning when they went to
call him to
breakfast he was found to have fallen into his last sleep. His sudden
away was a great shock to the entire community as he was a man who
was well and
favorably known and he will be sadly missed by his friends and neighbors.
Mr. Clopp was born January 16, 1851 in Ligonier township and there
he lived his
entire life. When twenty five years of age he purchased the farm south
which has ever since been his home.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian church of Ligonier, being
an elder in
the church and always active in church work. He was a member of Ligonier
No. 964, I.O.O.F., Ligonier Encampment No. 314 and Lady St. Clair Rebekah
Lodge, and he was always interested in lodge activities. He was also
Republican and had at different times held office in the township.
He is survived by three sons, Harry M., who lives on the home farm;
Wilbert, of Ligonier, and Roy F., of Charleston, W. Va. Also by a brother
Clopp, of Latrobe, and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Beard and Mrs. Mary
Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday afternoon at 1:30
of his pastor, Rev. W.F. Fleming. Interment in Valley cemetery. The
I.O.O.F. Lodge will conduct burial services at the grave.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 6 May 1925, p. 1
Mrs. Mae Clopp
Mrs. Mae Corrine Clopp of 317 Summit Avenue, Ligonier, died Sunday
Hospital after a lengthy illness (she had been bedfast for five years).
a lifelong resident of the Ligonier Valley, born September 24, 1885,
Ligonier Township to Alexander & Susan Brant Ambrose, and was the
Harry Clopp who died in 1964. She leaves two sons, Floyd M. of Ligonier
John H. of Derry, a daughter, Mrs. Howard (Ruth) Black of Atlanta;
Rev. George H. Wright of Covenant United Presbyterian Church, of which
a member, conducted final rites today in Sibel-Wolford Funeral Home,
interment was in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 10 September 1969, p. 14, col.
HARRY M. CLOPP
Harry M. Clopp, native of Ligonier Township and longtime dairy farmer
Freeman road, died in North Miami, Fla., Monday at the age of 82. He
ailing for three years, and he and his wife moved to Florida 2 1/2
He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth C. Black. He was a former
of Covenant United Presbyterian Church.
Survivors are his widow (Mae Ambrose Clopp), two sons (Floyd M. Clopp
Freeman road, Ligonier and John H. Clopp of Derry), his daughter (Mrs.
two brothers (John W. Clopp of Ligonier and Roy F. Clopp of Clarksburg,
and 7 grandchildren. Rev. George H. Wright conducted funeral services
Sibel-Wolford Funeral Home yesterday afternoon. Burial was in Ligonier
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 26 June 1964, p. 12, col. 1
MISS MARY E. CLOPP
Miss Mary E. Clopp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Clopp of near
died at her home on Friday evening September 9, 1927, from typhoid
was aged 19 years the 22nd day of last May. She was a graduate of Ligonier
School, class of 1925. For the past two years she had been a student
City College and had planned to resume her studies as a Junior there
She is survived by her parents, two brothers, John and Floyd and one
Funeral services were held at the home on Monday afternoon at 2:30
in charge of
her pastor Rev. H.F. Cost. Interment was made in the Valley Cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 14 September 1927, p. 1, col. 3
IRENE GRAHAM CLOPP
Irene Graham Clopp, 77, wife of J. Wilbert Clopp, died at 1 p.m. Wednesday
A life-long resident of Ligonier, she was born Oct. 1, 1882, the daughter
the late I.M. and Maria McKlveen Graham.
Her father was owner and publisher of the Ligonier Echo for many years.
Mrs. Clopp was a past president and charter member of the Woman's Club
Ligonier, and the last surviving charter member of the Lady St. Clair
Lodge. Her lodge activities included the office of past noble grand,
district deputy and treasurer for 35 years.
She was one of the founders of the Ligonier Valley Library and served
terms as a director.
A member of the Presbyterian Church, she was active in various church
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a nephew, Albert C.
three nieces, Mrs. Phay H. Graham, Mrs. H.E. Vance, Jr., and Mrs. J.
Bracken, all of Ligonier.
Friends are being received at her late residence, 120 N. St. Clair
services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday by Rev. George H. Wright,
Burial will be in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 8 April 1960, p. 8, col. 4
John W. Clopp
John Wilbert "Bert" Clopp of 120 N. St. Clair Street, Ligonier, died
Latrobe Area Hospital at the age of 84. A retired assistant cashier
National Bank's Ligonier Office, he had been treasurer of Ligonier
30 years and of Covenant United Presbyterian Church for 45 years, retiring
both positions last January.
Rev. George H. Wright will conduct funeral services this afternoon
at 2 o'clock in Covenant Church; and interment, under the direction
Sibel-Wolford Funeral Home, will be in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
The son of John & Lucy Withrow Clopp was born February 15, 1885,
Township and had lived in the Valley all his life. He graduated from
Business College, Pittsburgh, in 1904, taught at the college for a
as freight agent for Ligonier Valley Rail Road Co. from 1905 to 1917
entered the banking business. He served two terms on Ligonier Borough
(1940-48), was a former register of vital statistics for the Ligonier
in addition to his duties as municipal treasurer. He had been a member
Latrobe Odd Fellows Lodge 541 for more than 60 years. In 1919 he was
Irene Graham of Ligonier who died nine years ago.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 3 September 1969, p. 16, col. 1
MRS. PEARL BAKER
Mrs. Pearl Roberts Baker of Rector died Monday in McGinnis Hospital
at the age
of 82. Yesterday she was buried in Ligonier Valley Cemetery following
in the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Rector, of which she was
Rev. H. Donald Lash conducted the services and D. Paul Wilkinson handled
Mrs. Baker was born Oct. 25, 1882, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Mr. &
Shannon Baker [Roberts - ed.]; she had lived most her life in the Ligonier
Valley, except for a 10-year period in Jeannette. She was a member
Garden Club. The widow of Frank Baker who died in 1940, she is survived
sons (Harry S. of Rector and Edgar of Wilmerding), three grandchildren
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 28 May 1965, p. 4, col. 1
Frank K. Baker
Ill for some time, Frank K. Baker died at 1:15 o'clock Sunday morning
home in Rector, Ligonier township. He was 75 years old. Surviving are
widow, Mrs. Pearl Baker; two sons, Harry and Edward, both of Rector;
sisters, Mrs. Jane Brown of Jeannette, and Mrs. Mary Guy of Grapeville;
brothers, William and Joseph, both of Saltsburg, and John, of Derry,
Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at his
in Rector, with the Rev. R.A. Nelson, pastor of the Ligonier Evangelical
church, in charge. Interment followed in the Ligonier Valley cemetery.
The Ligonier, PA "Echo" issue of 8 March 1940, p. 4, cols. 1-2