Fayette County Genealogy Project

Obituaries


bullet Emory SHEVENOK died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(39)

Entering a new section of the Bobtown mine of the Shannopin Coal Company, near Point Marion Friday morning about 9 o'clock, just as his father fired a shot, Emory Shevenok was buried and instantly killed by the resultant heavy fall of coal. It was several hours later before workmen could uncover his body.
Shevenok was 21 years, 10 months and 16 days old and a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Shevenok. The family formerly lived at Masontown but for the past 12 years resided at Bobtown. The youth attended Point Marion High school where he was widely known.
Surviving, besides his parents, is one sister Mary Shevenok, at home.
Prayer in the residence Monday morning is to be followed by mass in St. Mary's G. C. church, New Salem, in charge of Rev. Fr. Anthony Knapik. Burial will be in the R. C. cemetery at Brownsville.
(stamped - Herald May 22 '37)


bullet George SHEVENOK died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.

GEORGE SHEVENOK
George Shevenok, 43, of Newtown, Greene county, died in the Uniontown Hospital Monday morning, November 8, 1937, at 3:30 o'clock of a complication of diseases. He is survived by his widow and a daughter at home. Funeral services will be held at the home, Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock with additional services at the Greene Catholic church, Brownsville, Father A. Knapik, officiating. Burial will be in the Slovak R.C. cemetery, Brownsville.


Barney R. SHIELDS (1886-1949)

BARNEY R. SHIELDS

   Barney R. Shields, 63 years old, former superintendent at the West Penn Power plant at Springdale and known here, died suddenly of a heart attack at 8:45 o’clock Wednesday evening at his home in Waynesboro, Va. Apparently in his usual health, he had been working in his garden and was stricken soon after he returned to the house. Born in July, 1886, in Marietta, Ohio, he had resided in Waynesboro for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Methodist church there. He was married to Miss Sara Lunnen, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David E. Lunnen of Connellsville, and was employed as an electrical engineer by the Dupont concern at Waynesboro. Besides his widow, he is survived by two sons, Lieutenant Buren Shields of the United States Army, stationed at the Arsenal at Baltimore, Md., and Duane, a student at Northwestern University, Chicago, where he is working for his degree in chemistry. Both sons are veterans of World War Two. The funeral service was held at 10 o’clock Saturday morning at a Waynesboro funeral home and burial was made in a cemetery there. Attending from here were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lunnen and sons, Ray, Jr., and Thomas, and daughter, Anna Ruth, and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Lunnen.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, May 24, 1949, page 2, column 5

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Sara D. SHIELDSPhoto  ( -1993)

Sadly Missed by Daughter Dorothy

In Loving Memory
of My Mother

SARA D. SHIELDS

Who Passed Away
August 7, 1993
All the days since she’s been gone
Have been lonely, but today
Is the saddest, for on this one
3 years ago she passed away;
Left us grieving for her presence
In a home that ne’er will see
Her passing through its rooms again
except in a memory


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, August, 1996

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Anna Marie SHIMEK (1928-2006)

Anna Marie Shimek

Anna Marie Shimek, 78, of Bobtown, Greene County, Pa., passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2006, in Taylortown, Greene County, Pa. She was born May 6, 1928, in Thompson # 1, Fayette County, Pa., daughter of John and Susan Poldolan Burless. During most of her lifetime, Marie had been a secretary having worked for East Dunkard Water Authority, of Dilliner, Greene County, Pa., and the Southeastern Greene School District, of Greensboro, Greene County, Pa., and she was a member of Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, of Bobtown.

She is survived by her son, Charles Shimek, of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa.; her cousin, Donna Santus and husband, Joseph, of Blairsville, Pa.; friends and caregivers with whom she made her home, Joe and Rita Todd, of Taylortown, Pa.; and she was known as "Grandma Marie" to all the children that knew her. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Shimek, daughter, Patricia Andaloro, and a daughter in infancy.

Friends will be received in the LOUIS E. RUDOLPH FUNERAL HOME, 15 Main Street, Point Marion, Fayette County, Pa., Thomas E. Rudolph Supervisor, on Sunday, November 12, 2006, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Monday, November 13, 2006, until 9:15 a.m., when brief Prayers will be said in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, with Rev. Father Lawrence Holpp, as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park of Point Marion. A Parish Vigil Service will be held in the funeral home on Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m.


©The Herald Standard 2006, Uniontown, PA, Friday, November 10, 2006

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Charles M. SHIMEK (1957-2007)

Charles M. Shimek

Charles M. Shimek, 50, formerly of Bobtown, Greene County, Pa., died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in Westover, West Virginia. He was born February 3, 1957, in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., son of the late Benjamin and Marie Burless Shimek. He was also predeceased by his sister, Patricia Andaloro.

Friends will be received in the LOUIS E. RUDOLPH FUNERAL HOME, 15 Main Street, Point Marion, Fayette County, Pa., Thomas B. Rudolph, Funeral Director and Supervisor, on Sunday, March 18, 2007, from 1 to 2 p.m., the Hour of the Service. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park, Point Marion.


©The Herald Standard 2007, Uniontown, PA, March 17, 2007

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Doris C. SHIMEK (1912-2002)

Doris C. Shimek
Arnold

Doris C. Rogers Shimek, 89, of Arnold, died Friday (Jan. 4 2002) in Lifecare Hospitals of Pittsburgh in Wilkinsburg. Born Dec. 12, 1912, in Point Marion, she moved to Arnold in the 1940s. She was a French teacher in the New Kensington-Arnold School District and later worked at the Alle-Kiski Senior Citizens Center. Mrs. Shimek was a member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Arnold, AARP and Alle-Kiski Senior Citizens Center, New Kensington. She previously served as an organist at St. Hubert Church, Point Marion. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Shimek; and her parents, Henry and Martha Tamenne Rogers.

Christian Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Hubert Church with the Rev. Joseph Sredzinski as celebrant. Burial will follow in the family plot in Evergreen Memorial Park, Springhill Township. Arrangements were under by the direction of the RUSIEWICZ FAMILY OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS, Arnold and Lower Burrell.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Daily, Wednesday, January 16, 2002

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Mary Catherine SHIMKO (1918-2012)

   Mary Catherine (Cerney) Shimko, age 93, lifelong resident of Lemont Furnace, PA, died Monday, April 2, 2012 at home. Mary was born on July 19, 1918 in Lemont Furnace, the daughter of Joseph and Agnes Cerney. She was a member of St. Mary (Nativity) Roman Catholic Church and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband Frank in 1976; her son Tom in 1964; and her sister Anna Cerney. Mary is survived by her sons, Edward Shimko and Raymond Shimko and his wife Pattie of Lemont Furnace; daughters, Cindy Amber and her husband Arnie of Hopwood, Mary Lou Shimko of Lemont Furnace with whom she made her home, Frances Barclay and husband Ralph of Uniontown, and Judy Patton of Washington, PA; her grandchildren, Brian Shimko, Kristi Wingrove, Michael Shimko, Kevin Amber and wife Tara, Allen Patton, Mandy, Katie, Frank, and Matthew Shimko, and Anna Barclay; eight great grandchildren; and her sister, Margaret Hudak of Brownsville, PA. Friends will be received at the Stephen R. Haky Funeral Home, Inc., 603 N. Gallatin Ave., Ext., Uniontown, PA, today (Tuesday) from 2-9 p.m.; and on Wednesday, April 4, until 9:15 a.m., when Prayers of Transfer will be said. A Funeral Mass will follow at St. Mary (Nativity) Roman Catholic Church, 61 N. Mt. Vernon Ave., Uniontown, PA, with Rev. Father Stephen R. Bugay as Celebrant. Interment will be at St. Mary (Nativity) Cemetery, Uniontown, PA. The Parish Wake Service will be held today (Tuesday) at 4 p.m., with the Confraternity of Christian Mothers Rosary immediately following.


©The Herald Standard 2012, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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Mary L. SHIMKO (1917-2009)

   Mary L. Shimko, 91, of New Salem (German Twp.) passed away Saturday, March 14, 2009, at home with her family at her bedside. She was born December 11, 1917, in Continental III, the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes Dubaj Ziemba. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by the following sisters and brother, Ann Budzik, Anthony Ziemba, Katherine Shimko and Agnes Zitney. Mary was a member of the St. Procopius R.C. Church of New Salem. She is survived by a daughter and two sons: Norma Jean Fronczek and husband, Charles of New Salem, Michael Shimko and wife, Janet of Seatontown and Bernard Shimko of New Salem; six grandchildren: Laurie Perry and husband, Brent, Natalie Kovach and husband, Stephen, Kimberly Shimko, Charlene Fronczek, Pamela Sterbutzel and husband, Robert, Michael Shimko and wife, Terry; eight great-grandchildren: Stephen Kovach and wife, Amanda, Sara Black and husband, Eli, Daniel Kovach, Michael Shimko, III, Nicole Kovach, Megan Shimko, Christopher Kovach and Robert Leo Sterbutzel IV. Friends will be received in the DEARTH FUNERAL HOME, New Salem on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 from 2 to 9 p.m. and until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2009 when brief prayers will be said in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the St. Procopius R.C. Church with Rev. Father Peter L. Peretti as celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Saint Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown. A special thanks to grand-daughters, Kimberly and Pamela for the many hours of care they gave their grandmother in her time of need. Parish Wake service will be held in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


©The Herald Standard 2009, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, March 17, 2009

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Victoria Dora SHINE (1908-1985)

SHINE, VICTORIA DORA—, Age 76 years, of 105 North Redwood St., Masontown, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1985 in the Uniontown Hospital, after a lengthy illness. She was born Oct. 1, 1908 in Masontown, Pa., daughter of the late Michael and Julia Stajnrajh Shine. She was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Leckrone, and Rosary Society. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Shine in 1983, a son, Louis Jr., an infant daughter, and a brother, Victor. Surviving are two sons, Edward Shine, Cleveland, Ohio and William L. Shine, Uniontown; Six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; …remainder missing


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, September 1985

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Ann Dobish SHIPLEY (1925-2005)

Ann Dobish Shipley

Ann E. (Dobish) Shipley, age 80, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2005, in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born on August 6, 1925, in Puritan, Fayette County, Pa., a daughter of John Dobish and Ann (Horvath) Dobish. Ann was a wonderful wife and the best mother and homemaker! She was an avid bingo player and loved spending time traveling and shopping with her "best friend" her beloved daughter, Ann Marie.

Ann was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles L. Shipley on November 20, 1988, and her parents. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Ann Marie Shipley Vensko and her husband, Frank F. Vensko, of Uniontown, Pa., with whom she made her home for the past seventeen years; a brother, John Dobish Jr. and his wife, Jessie, of Lemont Furnace, Pa.; three sisters: Dorothy Pashko of Lorain, Ohio, Frances Frye of Independence, West Virginia, and Patty Brooks and her husband, Doug, of Atlanta, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received in the STEPHEN R. HAKY FUNERAL HOME INC. AT SYLVAN HEIGHTS CEMETERY, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 603 North Gallatin Avenue Extension, Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, July 19, until 11 a.m. when Funeral Services will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Father Thomas J. Wesdock of Saint John The Baptist Greek Catholic Church, Uniontown, officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.


©The Herald Standard 2005, Uniontown, PA, July, 2005

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Bonnie L. Bungard SHIPLEY (1951-2005)

Bonnie L. Shipley
Upper Tyrone Township

Bonnie L. (Bungard) Shipley, 54, of Upper Tyrone Township, Fayette County, Pa., passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, in UPMC Presbyterian, Oakland (Pittsburgh), Pa., with her loving family by her side. Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Jesse Hunter and Flora Jean (Queer) Bungard. Bonnie was better known as "Crazy Mama" as a local area disc jockey. She was also a social member of Bridgeport Sportsmen's Club and East Huntingdon Fire Hall and was a member of Alverton United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband of 37 years, omas R. Shipley Sr.; a son, Thomas R. Shipley Jr. and wife, Melissa, of Connellsville; a daughter, Sherry Brown and husband, Daniel, of Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren, Francesca and Michael Brown, and Colby, Jonathon and Morgan Shipley; two brothers, Ronald B. Bungard and wife, Marilyn, of Arizona, and Lawrence Eugene Bungard and wife, Candace, of United; four sisters, Margaret L. Beal, of White, Naomi M. Gaffney, Dolores F. Mineo and Joyce A. Grosser and husband, Lawrence, all of Mt. Pleasant; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jesse D. and Donald L. Bungard; and a sister, Alma Jean Nelson. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 d 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL SERVICE INC., 0 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Thomas C. Shirer Jr. officiating.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, November 7, 2005

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Carl D. SHIPLEY (1919-1994)

CARL SHIPLEY

   Carl D. Shipley, 74, of 1411 S. Arch St., Connellsville died Wednesday in his residence. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– December 10, 1919
   Died—– February 1994


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, February, 1994

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Clarence Leallo SHIPLEY ( -1925)

CLARENCE L. SHIPLEY

Clarence Leallo Shipley, 36 years old, died Thursday morning, June 4, 1925, at the home of his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Albert Shipley of Mount Braddock. Death was attributed to anemia. Besides his parents he is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Gillespie, Stanley, Ernest, Phillip, Gerald, Minnie, Paul and Millie, at home, and Mrs. Susie Dunaway and Mrs. Mildred Dunaway, at Dunbar. The funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Percy Church with Rev. O. O. King, pastor, and Rev. D. E. Minerd officiating. Burial will be made in the Percy Church Cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, June 5, 1925

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Clyde L. SHIPLEY (1926-2008)

Clyde L. Shipley
Somerset

Clyde L. Shipley, 82, of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, W.Va. He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Mill Run, Fayette County, Pa., a son of the late Charles C. and Katherine Hawk Shipley. He was a retired welder for the B&O and later C&O Railroad. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Navy. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way and the Indian Creek Baptist Church. Clyde was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved attending bluegrass festivals, family gatherings, traveling and listening to Pastor Sam on the radio. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Shawley Shipley; his children, Terry Shipley and his wife, Lois, of Mill Run, Tamara Shroyer and her husband, Roger, of Mill Run, Tryinia Pierno and her husband, Mark, of Mill Run, and Joanie Pritts and her husband, Matt, of Crofton, Md.; his stepchildren, Warren Tressler and Selena, of Mill Run, Wayne Tressler and his wife, Jeannie, of Champion, Fayette County, Pa., Dane Tressler and his wife, Karen, of Normalville, Fayette County, Pa., Dale Tressler, of Mill Run, Richard Clevenger, of Philadelphia, Pa., Brenda Keslar and Bill Keslar, of Jacksonville, Fla., Vicki Barkley and her husband, Jim, of Rockwood, Somerset County, Pa., Maxine Fulton and her husband, Matthew, of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., Eileen May, of Mill Run, and Barbara Dugan, of Somerset; 22 grandchildren, Heather Hayman, Janine Keslar, Heath and Nathan Barkley, Kyle and Austin Fulton, Terry Shipley, Brandi Black, Tara Shipley, Dylan and Zachary Tressler, Kayla Sherbondy, Kana Fabian, Kara Shroyer, Cody, Andrea and Ryan Pierno, Nikki Davis, Amy Shaffer, Toni Porterfield, Tammy Marshall and Tiffany Clark; and 20 great-grandchildren. Clyde was the last surviving member of his immediate family. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by six brothers, Kenneth, Walter, Delbert, Carl, Howard, and Elmer Shipley; and a sister, Emma Jean Fullem. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME, INC., Route 711, Melcroft, Fayette County, Pa., where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with Pastor Sam Coughenour, officiating. Interment with full military rites will follow in the Indian Creek Baptist Cemetery, Mill Run.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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Donald B. SHIPLEY (1926-2004)

Donald B. Shipley

Donald B. Shipley, 78, of Chalk Hill, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, in Mount Macrina Manor. He was born June 23, 1926, in Brownsville, to the late Milford Shipley and Georgia Hess Shipley.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Glenn Shipley. Don was a graduate of Redstone High School, and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. While in the Navy, he served aboard the U.S.S. Quincy in both the Pacific and European Theaters of Operation. He was a member of the Dunlap Creek Presbyterian Church and VFW Post 47. Don was also an avid fisherman and golfer.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rosella Yeager Shipley; two daughters, Donna Guest and her husband Doug of Scottdale and Vicki Neill of Houston, Texas; and four grandchildren, Tera, Lindsey, Dana Guest and Jack Neill and wife Anh.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, Pa., where friends will be received on Saturday form 3 to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friends will also be received on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. Dennis Henley officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill. Full military rites will be accorded at the cemetery by VFW Post 47.


©The Herald Standard 2004, Uniontown, PA, December 10, 2004

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Dora K. SHIPLEY (1920-2004)

Dora K. Shipley
Connellsville (Bullskin Township)

Dora K. Shipley, 83, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), died Sunday, May 16, 2004, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. She was born Oct. 7, 1920, in Coal Center, Washington County, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Dora R. Keith Anderson. Dora was a resident of Connellsville for most of her life. She was a graduate of Connellsville High School. Dora was a member of the First Baptist Church in Connellsville, its E.M. Snyder Sunday school class and the Bullskin Township Senior Citizens Center. Dora is survived by her loving children, Earl Shipley and his girlfriend, Cindy Wilkins, of Vanderbilt, Vickey Kremposky and her husband, Matthew, of Lemont Furnace, and Vanessa Massey and her husband, Steven, of Riverside, R.I.; and 10 grandchildren, Dennis McKnight, of Donora, Joelle Lilly, of Monessen, Robin McKnight, of Donora, Sandi Shipley, of Connellsville, Chevonne, Alicia and Joshua Kremposky, all of Lemont Furnace, Andrew and Paul Massey, both of Riverside, R.I., and Mason Shipley, of Vanderbilt. Dora was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Eugene S. Shipley, in 1993; a daughter, Jennifer McKnight; two infant sons; a grandson, Jonathan Kremposky; two sisters, Lillian Winkler and Dorothy Whitehead; and three brothers, Charles, John E., and James Tracy Anderson. Family and friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry R. Hellein officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Indian Creek Baptist Cemetery, Mill Run.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, May 18, 2004

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Doris L. SHIPLEY (1925-2010)

Doris L. Shipley
Connellsville

Doris Lorraine Shipley, 85, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at her home. She was born May 6, 1925, in Ohiopyle, a daughter of the late Martin James and Marian Grace Bigham Shipley. Prior to her retirement, Doris worked as a presser for the former Connellsville Sportswear. She was a World War II veteran, having served in the Army in the European Theater of Operations. Doris will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by her loving daughter, Patricia Ann Berkheimer, of Connellsville; her grandchildren, Melissa Helms, of Greensburg, and Larry Helms, of Connellsville; and her five great-grandchildren. Doris was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. There will be no viewing or services. Arrangements are under the direction of the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday August 30, 2010

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Edith M. SHIPLEY (1921-2010)

Edith M. Shipley
Connellsville

Edith M. Shipley, 89, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at her home. She was born April 23, 1921, in Adelaide, a daughter of the late Robert Meeks and the late Bessie Ambrose Rosensteel. Mrs. Shipley was a member of Pennsville Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the former Dunbar Township High School, class of 1940, and was a former member of the Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Russell W. Shipley, in 1987; a brother, Ralph Meeks; and two sisters, Ruth Fogle and Edna Orbin. She is survived by three daughters, Sandra Porterfield and her husband James, Patricia Zufall and her husband Thomas, and Janice Brown and her husband Joseph, all of Connellsville; four grandchildren, April Rob and her husband Lew, James Porterfield and his wife Lynnlee, Lori Mullen, and Joseph Brown and his wife Trish; five great-grandchildren, Christopher Rob, Jordan Porterfield, Sydney Porterfield, Ty Porterfield and Joshua Mullen; and a sister, Betty Harvey, of the state of Washington. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Robert Bixel officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, October 2, 2010

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Edwin R. SHIPLEY (1958-2006)

EDWIN R. SHIPLEY

Edwin R. Shipley, age 47, of Masontown, Fayette County, Pa., died Saturday, April 22, 2006, in the Cherry Tree Nursing Center, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. He was born April 28, 1958, in Uniontown, Pa. Edwin loved to spend time listening to country music.

He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest Wayne Shipley, in 1997. Here to cherish his memory are his mother, Thelma (Wilson) Shipley, of Masontown, Pa.; three brothers: Bruce Shipley and his wife, Emily, of El Paso, Texas, Leonard Shipley and his wife, Gwen, of Jonesboro, Georgia, and Erwin Shipley and his wife, Sharon, of Masontown, Pa.; two sisters: Darla Purcel and her husband, Dave, of Lorraine, Ohio, and Dorothy Shipley Tanner, of Carmichaels, Greene County, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will have a private visitation on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, and a private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Gary McFadden officiating in the BERNARD M. TOWNSEND FUNERAL HOME, 220 South Main Street, Masontown, Pa. Interment will follow in Masontown Cemetery, Masontown.


©The Herald Standard 2006, Uniontown, PA, April 24, 2006

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Elmer R. SHIPLEY (1921-2000)

   Elmer R. Shipley, 79, of Mill Run, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at his residence. He was born May 27, 1921, in Mill Run, a son of the late Charles and Catherine Hawk Shipley. He was a Protestant by faith. After being employed by the Rolling Rock Races and the railroad, Elmer spent the last 30 years farming. He is survived by four daughters, Catherine E. Ohler and husband, Gilbert, Theresa D. Curry and husband, Harry "Butch," Caroline J. Shields and husband, Bill, all of Mill Run, and Linda Garlitz Shipley Shallenberger and husband, Dave, of Connellsville; 11 grandchildren, two of whom Elmer raised from birth as his own, Edward E. Selinger and wife, Karrie, of Mill Run, and Craig M. Selinger and wife, Vicki, of Mill Run; Dennis Curry and wife, Jody, Scott Ohler, William "Billy" Shields, Shawna Shields, all of Mill Run, Darlah Shipley Hogan and husband, Ron, of Bullskin Township, David Curry and wife, Toni, of Melcroft, Lisa Curry of Connellsville, Holly Ohler Bryner and husband, Paul, of Normalville and Kendra Shields Lint and husband, Wilburt, of Ohio; 10 great-grandchildren, "Craigy," Dennis, Stefanie, Laurel, Dylan, Tommy, Austin, Hannah, David and William; one brother, Clyde Shipley and wife, Loretta, of Somerset and a sister-in-law, Agnes Shipley, of Mill Run. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy M. Fullem, in 1989; two sons, Jacob Dale Shipley in 1975 and an infant son, Dorsey Wayne Shipley; four brothers, Walter, Kenneth, Delbert and Carl Shipley; and one sister, Emma Jean Fullem. Friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, today from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday until 1 p.m., the hour of service with Pastor Keith Solomon officiating. Interment will follow in Mill Run Cemetery, Mill Run.


©The Herald Standard 2000, Uniontown, PA, Monday, August 21, 2000

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Elijah L. SHIPLEY (1844-1920)

ELIJAH L. SHIPLEY

   Elijah L. Shipley, age 68, died Wednesday evening, July 14, 1920, at 8:10 o'clock, at his home at 37 John Street, following a long illness. He served as cook during the Civil War and was in the service for three years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Yeustey Shipley and three children, Mrs. William Jackson, of Ohiopyle, Mrs. John Dines and Mrs. Dora Gallagher, both of Uniontown. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 o'clock at The Second Methodist Church, meeting at the house at 12 o'clock. Rev. T. W. Colhouser will officiate, assisted by Rev. G. W. Watson. Interment will be made in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown.

Notes from contributor:
   Born–July 5, 1844, Ohiopyle, Pa.
   Father–Levi Shipley
   Mother–Catherine Linderman Shipley
   Civil War Veteran–Sgt Co K 112th Pa
   Enlisted–March 25, 1864
   Discharged–February 6, 1865
    –Lung disease & malarial poison disability
    –Promoted to Sgt. and was made Asst. Quartermaster.
    –Captured once but managed to escape.
    –Injured in Battle of the Wilderness.
    –Fought at Cold Harbor, Chapin’s Farm and the Siege of Petersburg


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, July 17, 1920

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Ewing L. SHIPLEY ( -1950)

EWING L. SHIPLEY

Ewing L. Shipley, 50 years old died suddenly Sunday evening at his home in Dawson. He was born May 21, 1891, at Confluence, a son of the late Paxton and Mary E Shipley In addition to his widow, Mrs. Helen Joliffe Shipley, he is survived by a daughter Frances at home, a son Lloyd of Dayton, Ohio and three sisters, Mrs. J.M. Glass of Dawson, Mrs. T.C. Drum and Mrs. Earl Rowe both of Connellsville. Mr. Shipley was a member of Philip G. Cochran memorial Methodist Church in Dawson, James Cochran Lodge No. 614, F&A M, Dawson Uniontown Lodge of Perfection, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainman and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Connellsville. The body has been removed to Landymore Funeral Home in Galley Street, Dawson, where the service will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in charge of Rev. Sherman L. Burson. Internment will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, May 15, 1950

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Frank D. SHIPLEY ( -1949)

Frank D. Shipley, 79 years, seven months and 10 days old, died Monday at his home at Stonerville, near Ohiopyle, of complications after an extended illness.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Stella Shipley; one son, Ernest of Ohiopyle; one adopted son, Robert; three stepchildren, Mrs. Andrew Welling of Lemont Furnace and Robert Plume and Mrs. Mildred Knotter of Ohiopyle; one granddaughter, Bernice Shipley of Ohiopyle, and nine step-grandchildren. He was a brother of Mrs. Alice Orndorlf of Connellsville and Mrs. Edith Joseph, Mrs. Tillie Orndorlf and Mrs. Elizabeth Peek, all of Ohiopyle. A son of the late Kimmel and Eliza Shipley, he was preceded in death by this first wife, Mrs. Julia Umbel Shipley, some 30 years ago.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, February 16, 1949, page 2, column 3

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bullet Mrs. George SHIPLEY died in 1937. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Final rites for Mrs. George Shipley, aged 60, who died at her home in Ohiopyle on Friday, December 30, 1937, were held the following Sunday, with burial in Maple Grove cemetery.  She was a lifelong resident of that community.
Surviving are the husband, George Shipley, and the following children:  Mrs. Mamie Deters, of Mather; Mrs. Myrtle Roth, Toronto, O.; Mrs. Goldie Ti?sue, Greensburg; Mrs. Anna McDonough, Lemont; Mrs. Kathryn Goodon, Youngstown, Pa.; Lula, Fred and James, at home.  Thirteen grandchildren and two brothers, Beeson Joseph, of Dawson, and Liston Joseph, Stewarton, Pa., also survive.


Gladys M. SHIPLEY (1931-2007)

Gladys M. Shipley
Connellsville

Gladys Mae Shipley, 76, of Connellsville, Bullskin Township, Fayette County, Pa., passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, in Eicher's Family Home, Normalville, Fayette County, Pa. She was born April 12, 1931, in Crabtree, Westmoreland County, Pa., a daughter of the late George W. and Anna Mae Jordan Lydick. Gladys had been a resident of Bullskin Township since 1974. She was a member of Connellsville Church of God and the Women of the Church of God. Gladys was also a member of the Bullskin Township Senior Citizens Center and Connellsville TOPS. Earlier in her life, Gladys had been awarded the National Merit of Spelling Award. Gladys will be sadly missed by her loving family, her husband, William A. Shipley; her children, William T. Shipley and wife, Barbara, of Connellsville, Lisa Jellison and husband, Ronald, of Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pa., and Eugene A. Shipley; grandchildren, Cassandra L. Jones and husband, Daniel, of Scottdale, Eugene A. Shipley, Jr., and wife, Renee, of Youngwood, Westmoreland County, Pa., Shaelyn and Logan Shipley, both of Connellsville, and Spencer J. Jellison, of Scottdale; great-grandchildren, Travis and Austin Keller, Sabrina and Skyer Shipley, Jaydon Jones and Harleigh Shipley; and a brother, John Paul Lydick, of McCellandtown, Fayette County, Pa. In addition to her parents, Gladys was predeceased by four sisters, Marilyn Soffel, Joann Holler, Dolores Weimer, and Carol Lydick; and two brothers, Richard and Norman Lydick. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, with Pastor Tim Irwin officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville, Fayette County, Pa.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Sunday, October 7, 2007

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Grace Kelly SHIPLEY (1953-2004)

Grace Kelly Shipley, age 50, of Uniontown, Pa., died Friday, July 23, 2004, at the Uniontown Hospital. She was born on December 18, 1953, in Uniontown, Pa., a daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth M. (Lucas) Kelly. Her parents preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Gary Shipley; her brother, Mark Kelly and his wife, April, of Whittier, California; a niece, Anitra Kelly of San Francisco, California; uncle and aunts: Barney and Mina Lucas of Somerset, Pa., Theresa Lucas of Uniontown, Pa., and Helen Kelly of Brownsville, Pa.; and numerous cousins.

Friends will be received in the STEPHEN R. HAKY FUNERAL HOME INC. AT SYLVAN HEIGHTS CEMETERY, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 603 North Gallatin Avenue Extension, Uniontown, Pa., today from 5 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, July 26, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. when Prayers of Transfer will be said. A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 3 p.m. in Saint Therese de Lisieux Roman Catholic Church, Mill Street, Uniontown, with the Rev. Fr. Kenneth G. Zaccagnini, V.F., as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Macrina Cemetery.


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Helen J. Rugg SHIPLEY (1931-2010)

Helen J. Shipley
Connellsville

Helen J. Shipley, 79, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, April 2, 2010, in Mt. Macrina Manor, Uniontown. She was born Feb. 6, 1931, in Dunbar, a daughter of the late Abraham Lincoln and Mary P. Barkley Rugg. Helen was a longtime resident of South Connellsville. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a selector for the Anchor Hocking Glass Plant in South Connellsville. She was a member of Pennsville Baptist Church. Helen was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister and will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by her loving children, Linda Sherrill, of Connellsville, Don Richard "Rick" Shipley Jr. and wife, Deborah, of South Connellsville, Larry Shipley and wife, Deborah, of Columbus, Ohio, Marsha Yankovich and husband, Edward, of Connellsville, Joyce Blanish and husband, Norman, of South Connellsville, and Amy Keedy and husband, Brian, of Connellsville; her grandchildren, Christa Wormack, Michael Pleva, Erin Klippi, Robin Ewer, Anthony Vorassi, Jesse Snyder, Brenan Keedy, Daniel Shipley, Shane Shipley, Stetson Keedy, Abigail Shipley, Avonlea Keedy and Anna Blanish; her great-grandchildren, Luther, Trevor and Cameron Wormack, Emilyn, Xavier, Elijah and Sophia Pleva; and her sisters, Ethel Krall, of Virginia, and Thelma Fuller, of Washington. In addition to her parents, Helen was predeceased by her husband, Don Richard "Dick" Shipley Sr., in 2004; two brothers, Jimmy and Wilber Rugg; and a sister, Nellie Torchio. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Robert Bixel officiating. A committal service and entombment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, April 5, 2010

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Irma C. SHIPLEY ( -2006)

Irma C. Shipley
Acme
Formerly of Castle Shannon

Irma C. Shipley, 87, of Acme, Fayette County, Pa., formerly of Castle Shannon, Allegheny County, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006. Wife of the late Albert; mother of Janet (Bob) Reno, Linda Shipley, Nancy Dunn, Patrick "Pete" Shipley, Raymond (Pam) Shipley, Bob (Mel) Shipley and Rich Shipley; grandmother of 39 and the late Patrick Shipley; great-grandmother of 33 and the late Ronald Dunn and Savannah Griffin. Irma is preceded in death by many brothers and sisters. She was an active member of the Acme Open Bible Church and was an officer in their woman's fellowship club. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills, Allegheny County, Pa., where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, January 19, 2006

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James H. 'Jim' SHIPLEY (1925-2007)

JAMES H. SHIPLEY

James H. "Jim" Shipley of Dunbar, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2007, in his home. He was 82. Born February 10, 1925, in Dunbar, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Ralph Shipley and Martha Coffman Shipley. He was Baptist by faith, a World War II United States Army Air Corps/Navy veteran, retired Car Repairman from the B&O Railroad, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 21, in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

"Jim" was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Robert Shipley, Irvin Shipley, and sister, Sandra Schmidtke. He is survived by his wife, Martha B. Fuehrer Shipley; daughter, Pamela Showman and husband, Richard; son, James M. Shipley and wife, Jill; grandchildren: David Waggett and wife, Christina, Jenny Waggett, Sara Showman, Jessica Shipley and Jordyn Shipley; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Kozel; brothers and sisters: Ralph Shipley and wife, Nancy, Eleanor May, Mary Delbridge, Peggy Topper, and Mrs. Rodger (Irene) Firestone.

Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the BURHANS-CROUSE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Connellsville Street, Dunbar, Pa., where Services will be held Thursday, December 6, 2007, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Rick Tuttle officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville, Fayette County, Pa., where Military Honors and Rites will be accorded by the Connellsville Honor Guard.


©The Herald Standard 2007, Uniontown, PA, December 4, 2007

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Jay C. SHIPLEY (1948-2010)

JAY C. SHIPLEY

Jay C. Shipley, 61 of Confluence, Pa., died May 12, 2010 at his home. He was born July 25, 1948 in Connellsville, a son of the late Harold and Mary (Durr) Shipley. Jay is survived by his wife Cynthia (Uphold) Shipley; stepsons: Glenn E. Mitchell, Jr., Farmington, George A. Mitchell, Addison and Zachary S. Mitchell, Somerset; also, five step grandchildren. He was a graduate of Connellsville High School and a member of O.O.I.D.A.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the HUMBERT FUNERAL HOME in Confluence, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Reverend Dean Hay, Jr. officiating. Interment in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 1192, Uniontown, PA 15401.


©The Herald Standard 2010, Uniontown, PA, May, 2010

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Loretta S. SHIPLEY (1933-2011)

Shipley, Loretta S. 78
Somerset

Loretta S. Shipley, 78, of Somerset, died Friday, May 20, 2011, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. She was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Ohiopyle, a daughter of the late Edward and Virginia Burnworth Shawley. Loretta was employed at Seven Springs Mountain Resort for 38 years and she was currently employed by Transom Bus Co. of Somerset. She was a member of Abundant Life Christian Center in Berlin, Pa. She is survived by her sons, Warren "Harv" Tressler and his wife, Wanda, of Mill Run, Wayne Tressler and his wife, Jeanie, of Champion, Dale Tressler, of Mill Run, Dane Tressler and his wife, Karen, of Normalville, and Richard Clevenger, of Philadelphia; her daughters, Brenda Kesler, of Barkersville, Vicki Barkley and her husband, James "Bones", of Rockwood, Maxine Fulton and her husband, Matthew L., of Connellsville, and Jonie Pritts and her husband, Matthew D., of Somerset; her stepchildren, Clyde "Terry" Shipley and his wife, Lois, of Mill Run, Tamera Schroyer and her husband, Roger, of Mill Run, and Tryinia Pierno and her husband, Mark, of Mill Run; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one half brother, James "Jimmy" Shawley, of Mt. Pleasant; and a half sister, Shirley, of Scottdale. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Warren G. Tressler, in 1953; her second husband, Harold C. Clevenger, in 1999; her third husband, Clyde L. Shipley, in 2008; and one brother, Edward "Bill" Shawley. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the hour of services Wednesday in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., corner of Municipal Building Road and Route 711, Melcroft, with Pastor Sam Coughenour officiating. Interment will follow in the Indian Creek Baptist Cemetery, Mill Run.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, May 23, 2011

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bullet Martha J. SHIPLEY died in 1861. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(52)

Died.
In Monroe, Oct. 11th, of Diptheria, MARTHA J. SHIPLEY, aged 9 years and 9 months, only daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Shipley.—Again the rude and cold hand of death laid its relentless grasp upon one whose gentleness had now the love and esteem of all who knew her. No wonder then, that we are led to exclaim in a mournful and pathetic dirge, "those that we love best are the ones that are taken away from among us," but why should we mourn, "for such is the Kingdom of Heaven." And while she lives in the memory of dear friends on earth, she has entered upon a new life where joined with kindred ones, her pure and spotless spirit will not be trammeled on with the vanities of earth.

The once loved frame now cold and dead,
Each mournful thought employs,
And parents weep their comforts fled,
And withered all their joys.

Hope looks beyond the bounds of time,
When what we now deplore,
Shall rise in full immortal prime,
And bloom to fade no more.
Cease then fond parents, cease thy tears,
Thy daughter dwells on high,
There everlasting joy appears,
Her soul shall never die.

Com.
The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown. Pa., December 12, 1861.
Vol. 1. No. 45., pg 5, col. 3.


Martha Coffman SHIPLEY Stone  (1904-1993)

Martha Coffman Shipley, 89, of Dunbar, died Sunday, December 5, 1993 at her home. She was born September 10, 1904, in Dunbar, daughter of the late Gordon and Emma Jane Hardy Coffman. She was a retired cook, having worked for Anchor Hocking, Bo-West Restaurant and Dorothy Stefanik Restaurant. She was also a former packer for Auburn Rubber Factory in Connellsville and a member of the Franklin United Methodist Church in Dunbar. She is survived by three sons, James H. Shipley of Dunbar; Robert Shipley of Connellsville and Ralph Shipley Jr. of Torrence California; five daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Eleanor) May of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Robert (Peggy) Topper of Dunbar, Mrs. Clark Delbridge (Mary) of Houston Texas and Mrs. Rodger (Irene) Firestone of Connellsville, Mrs. Edward (Sandy) Schmidtke of Torrence, California; two brothers, Samuel Coffman of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Francis Coffman of Illinois; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Warren Shipley, Sr.; two sons Irvin Shipley and infant Billy Shipley; two brothers, Omar "Patty" Coffman and James Coffman; one sister, Mrs. John (Libby) Faust. Friends will be received at Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, 28 Connellsville Street, Dunbar. Interment Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.


The Morning Herald—The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, December, 1993

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Mary SHIPLEY ( -1925)

MRS. MARY SHIPLEY

   Mrs. Mary Shipley, aged 76 years, widow of E. L. Shipley, who died four years ago, died at her home, 236 Coolspring street, Wednesday morning, December 2, 1925, at 8:45 o'clock. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Laurence Johnston, of Ohiopyle, and Mrs. Katherine Gallagher, and Mrs. Edward Dines, both of Uniontown. A son, Albert, preceded his mother in death. Funeral services will be held at the Second M. P. church Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. T. W. Colhouer officiating. Interment will be in Park Place cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, December 3, 1925, page 19, column 3

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Mary Louise Turner Dean SHIPLEY Stone (1907-1946)

SHIPLEY, MARY LOUISE, aged 39 years, wife of Eugene Shipley of Ohiopyle, Pa., died in the Uniontown hospital, Tuesday morning, October 22, 1946 at 7:55 o’clock. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Frank Dean, Vincent Dean and Edward Dean, all at home, her parents, Frank and Bertha Turner of Ohiopyle, four brothers, Warren and Kenneth, both of Ohiopyle, Harold, Ambridge, Pa., Pfc. David, Fort Eustis, Va., four sisters, Mrs. Verna Wise, Cove Run, Pa., Mabel, Ruth and Nancy, all of Ohiopyle. She was a member of the Ohiopyle Methodist Church.

Friends are being received at the home of her parents on the Farmington-Ohiopyle road where brief services will be held Friday, October 25, at 12 p.m., and followed by additional services in the Ohiopyle Methodist Church with Rev. Jacob Kooser officiating. Interment in Cove Run cemetery, under the direction of the Gleason Funeral Home, Uniontown.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Wednesday, October 23, 1946

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Mary Pearl Brown SHIPLEY (1913-2008)

MARY PEARL SHIPLEY

Mary Pearl Shipley, 95, of Masontown, Fayette County, Pa., passed away quietly Sunday, October 5, 2008, in the Cloverdale Personal Care Home, Masontown. She was born January 12, 1913, in Pearless, Pa., the daughter of the late Allen B. and Susan (Brooks) Brown. She was married to Vincent Shipley, who died April 21, 1992. Mrs. Shipley was a homemaker, who loved to read, crochet, and play cards. She was the last of her immediate family.

She is survived by her daughter, Shirla Patitucci, of Dry Tavern, Greene County, Pa.; granddaughter, Mary Ann Halbritter, of Masontown; grandson, Joseph Patitucci, of Masontown; granddaughter, Cathi Franks, of Dry Tavern; and great-grandchildren: Albert Boyd, Melinda Boyd, Lannie Halbritter, Jr., and Jessica Franks; and great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sons, Charles Cooper and Robert and Clinton Shipley, two daughters, Thelma Moore and Vivian Gorchek, her brother, Earl Brown, and her sister, Ethel Crow.

There will be no public visitation at the request of the deceased and Memorial Services will be private. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, McClellandtown, Fayette County, Pa. The JOHN S. MAYKUTH, JR., FUNERAL HOME, Masontown, Pa., is in charge of the arrangements.


©The Herald Standard 2008, Uniontown, PA, October 8, 2008

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Mollie SHIPLEY ( -1868)

Died

  SHIPLEY— July 25th, 1868, MOLLIE, only daughter of William M. and Elizabeth Shipley, aged 3 months. Sleep on, gentle babe, a bright crown thou did’st win. Ere exposed to earth’s troubles or sorrow of sin; Thou wilt come not to us, but we may go to thee. In thy bright happy home our sweet babe to see. J. C.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, August 6, 1868, Vol. I, No. 31, page 3, column 4

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Ralph W. SHIPLEY Stone  (1901-1957)

RALPH W SHIPLEY

  Ralph W. Shipley, 56, of Furnace Hill, Dunbar, died at 9:45 o'clock, Tuesday evening at his home. He was born in Percy, February 13, 1901, a son of the late Irvin and Effie Yauger Shipley. He was a former employee of the Dunbar Corp. and was a member of Connellsville Eagles Aerie No. 493. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Martha Coffman Shipley; six daughters, Mrs. Roland (Eleanor) May of Lomita, CA., Mrs. Robert (Peggy) Topper of Dunbar and Misses Mary and Myrtle Irene and Sandra Lee, all at home; four sons, James at home, Robert of Scottdale, Irvin of Dunbar and Ralph, Jr., USN with the USS Forrestal; six grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Winnie Workman of Uniontown, Mrs. Henrietta Hardy of Dunbar, Mrs. Helen Topper of Greensburg and Mrs. Susie Gess of new Salem and three brothers, Glen, William and Charles of Uniontown. The body is at the Shipley home where the service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Homer Bryce officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, November 27, 1957

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Robert Allen SHIPLEY (1950-2004)

ROBERT ALLEN SHIPLEY

Robert Allen Shipley, 54, of Uledi, Pa., passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2004, in the Uniontown Hospital. He was born March 17, 1950, in Revere, Pa., son of the late Charles Robert and Martha B. Minerd Shipley. Surviving are two sisters, Sandra Shipley-Kent and husband, Larry of Uniontown, and Joyce Lint and husband, Russell of Uledi; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Robert was a graduate of Laurel Highlands High School, Class of 1968, and Duff's Institute. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the Army. He was a boxer with Tommy Shaffer's and had won the Silver Gloves two times. Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNREAL HOME, Hopwood, today from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Thursday until 11 a.m., the hour of the service, with Pastor Galen Winebrenner officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery.


©The Herald Standard 2004, Uniontown, PA, April, 2004

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bullet Samuel SHIPLEY died in 1864. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(17)

DIED
SHIPLEY.-In Wharton township, Nov. 3rd 1864 of Dyest or (?) Samuel, only son of William and Elisabeth Shipley, aged 17 months.
God called the gentle lamb away,
To dwell with him above,
But oh! how hard it is to part,
With those we dearly love.
Farewell darling Sammy, farewell.
Thy sweet young voice is stilled,
A place is vacant at our hearth,
Which never can be filled.
Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, Pa. Nov. 10, 1864.


Stella Frances Seese SHIPLEY ( -1954)

SHIPLEY, MRS. STELLA FRANCES—Aged 69 years, of Ohiopyle died Sunday afternoon, September 12, 1954 at 12:30 o’clock in the Uniontown Hospital. She was the daughter of Annie and James Seese. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Shipley.

Surviving are the following children; Mrs. Andrew Welling, Mrs. Mildred Knotter and Ernest Shipley, all of Uniontown; Robert Plume of Ohiopyle and Robert Shipley of Ashland, Ky., also two sisters; Lizzie McClain and Nancy Gales both of Indianhead; one brother; Thomas Seese of Ohiopyle; 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Friends will be received in the home of her son; Robert Plume, Ohiopyle after seven o’clock this evening. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock in the Baptist Church, Ohiopyle with Rev. Jane Seefried and Willaim Mason, officiating. Interment will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Ohiopyle, under the direction of the Humbert Funeral Home, Confluence.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Monday, September 13, 1954, page 2, column 7

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Thelma R. SHIPLEY (1929-2006)

Thelma R. Shipley
Normalville

Thelma R. Shipley, 76, of Normalville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, in Eicher's Personal Care Home in Normalville. She was born Oct. 7, 1929, in Normalville, a daughter of the late Agustus and Dollie Eicher Richter. Thelma was Protestant by faith. She enjoyed listening to Gospel and country western music. Thelma is survived by three sisters, Catherine Williams and her husband, Ernest, of Mill Run, Arlene Miller of Holbrook, Pa. and Shelvadean Snyder and her husband, Jacob, of Austin, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Thelma was predeceased by three brothers and a sister. Family and friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the hour of service with Pastor Joseph Wingrove officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, January 21, 2006

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Thomas M. SHIPLEY (1897-1976)

SHIPLEY, Thomas M.— Age 70 years, of Fayette City R. D. 1, Pa., died Saturday, October 30, 1976, at his home. He was born July 16, 1897, in Bidwell, Pa., and was the son of the late Shriver and Melinda McNair Shipley. He had been a life-long resident of the Ohiopyle-Confluence area, having made his home with Mrs. Justine S. Dawson, Albany Rd., Fayette City, R.F.D., recently. Surviving are nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Humbert Funeral Home, Confluence, until 1 p.m. today, the hour of service, with Rev. John Rodahaver officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, McKeesport, Pa.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Wednesday, November 3, 1976, page 41, column 8

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Margaret Coppula SHIREMAN (1946-1994)

MARGARET SHIREMAN

   Margaret Coppula Shireman, 48, of 335 E. Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant, died Monday at Frick Hospital and Community Health Center, Mount Pleasant. Surviving are her mother, Mary Henderson Coppula of Mount Pleasant; one daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Debra) Meshanski of Mount Pleasant; one son, James T. Shireman Jr., at home; one granddaughter; one brother, Fred Coppula Jr. of Mount Pleasant; and one sister, Mrs. Ronald (Rosemary) Geier of Greensburg. Friends will be received at Galone-Caruso’s, 204 Eagle St., Mount Pleasant from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and until 10 a.m. Thursday.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– November 22, 1946
   Died—– December 26, 1994


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, December 1994

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Joseph Elmon SHIVES ( -1918)

MEN OF CONNELLSVILLE WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
SIXTEEN YIELD THEIR LIVES ON FIELD OF BATTLE
ELEVEN OTHERS ARE CARRIED OFF BY DISEASE

   So far as the records show, 28 men of Connellsville gave up their lives during the war. Thirteen were killed in action, three died of wounds, 11 from disease and one by accident.

Other soldiers are listed before and after.

   Joseph Elmon Shives, son of Mrs. Emma Stockdale, of Twelfth street, West Side, was killed in action October 7, 1918. He was a member of Company D, 328th Infantry. Before entering the service he was employed as a brakeman on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad. He was 30 years old.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday Evening, July 21, 1919, page 9

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bullet Betty Yvonne SHOAF died in 1931. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Betty Yvonne Shoaf, aged 18, daughter of Clarence M. and Edna Graham Shoaf, of Carmichaels, Greene county, died Monday afternoon, August 17, 1931, in the Uniontown Hospital, of complications.
Miss Shoaf was a senior in the Cumberland Township High school, Carmichaels, and a member of the girls' basketball team of that school.
She was born in Fairmont, W. Va., having gone to Carmichaels two years ago when her family moved there from the West Virginia city.
In addition to her parents, one brother, Verne Shoaf, at home, also survives.
Funeral services will be solemnized Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the First Presbyterian church, Carmichaels, in charge of the pastor, Rev. John O. Miller.  Burial will be at Tarr, Westmoreland county.
Miss Shoaf was a member of the Methodist church, Point Marion.


bullet Jacob SHOAF obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project. (11)

March 18, at his residence near Madison, Westmoreland Co., Pa., Mr. JACOB SHOAF, aged 65 years.
The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa. April 10, 1862.


Mary SHOAF ( -1865)

SHOAF— In South Union, April 11th, 1865, MRS. MARY SHOAF, aged 84 years.

My mother dear, ah, can it be,
Thou art no more distressed,
That death hath kindly set thee free,
And thou art now at rest.

We miss her kind word and encouraging glance,
The house it looks cheerless and sad.
For a chair is vacant, a voice is missing,
The loved of our circle has fled.

While here, thy God enable thee,
To feel thy sins forgiven,
And tearfully we raise our thanks,
That thou art blest in heaven.

Then let us bow submissively to His will,
Who hath the power to give and take away,
Then in Heaven, with joy to greet thee,
A father’s love our yearning hearts shall fill,
      COM.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, March 3, 1865, Vol. III, No. 8, page 3, column 8

Contributed by Roy Lockart


Sarah Musgrove SHOAF ( -1938)

Fall Is Fatal To
Smithfield Woman

   Suffering a fractured hip several weeks ago in a fall at her home in Smithfield, Mrs. Sarah Musgrove Shoaf, aged 82 years and 4 months, died at 5:50 Thursday evening, June 2, 1938, at the family residence. Mrs. Shoaf, one of the most widely known residents of Fayette county was a descendant of a pioneer family in this district, and the oldest living member of the Fort Gaddis chapter, Daughters of the Amerian Revolution. She was a charter member of the Chapter with which her four daughters are affiliated. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church of Smithfield. Mrs. Shoaf was the daughter of James and Rebecca Stentz Musgrove, early settlers in Fayette county. She resided her entire life in Smithfield and vicinity where all who knew her will long remember her lovable disposition and her keen sense of civic and religious righteousness. She leaves a wide circle of acquaintances to mourn her death. Surviving are five daughters: Mrs. Dora Wilson and Mrs. Rebecca Preece, Smithfield; Mrs. Rose Abel, Fairchance; Mrs. Kathryn Tague, Smithfield, and Mrs. Olive Hill, Finleyville; one brother, Henry Mathiot Musgrove, Homestead; a half-sister, Mrs. Clark Kisner, Fairmont, W. Va.; 18 grandchildren and 49 great grandchildren. Brief funeral services will be held at 3:30 Sunday afternoon at the home, followed by additional rites at 4 o'clock in the Presbyterian church at Smithfield. Rev C. D. A. Hoon will officiate and burial will follow in the Baptist cemetery.

Notes from contributor:

   Sarah's surviving half-sister was Cora Elizabeth (Musgrove) Kisner, daughter of James A "Alex" Musgrove and his 2nd wife Elizabeth Givens (some say Higgins or Giggins). In 1880, James A "Alex" Musgrove and his 3rd wife Ann R. (Laney) Musgrove were living in Downsville, Washington Co, MD with 4 of Alex's children with his previous wife: Cora (b about 1874 d 19 Feb 1969 in Philadelphia, but buried Marion Co, WV with her husband Clark who predeceased her in 1930), Lenora (b about 1866 in Indiana d 12 July 1934 in Fairmont area, Marion Co, WV, widow of Gilbert Holman), John Musgrove, and Charles M. Musgrove. At least 3 of Alex's children (Lenora also known as "Lenore" or "Nora", Cora and Michael) moved to Marion Co, WV area after their father's death in June 1883. Also living with Alex in 1880 was Mary E. Musgrove, age 2 months. Alex Musgrove and Ann R Laney married in 1878 in Martinsburg, WV (just a few miles from Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co, WV where Alex's daughter Cora had been born about 7 yrs earlier.) In the 1900 census, Ann R Musgrove is still living in Downsville, MD, but with another family. She indicated she'd had one live birth but 0 were still living. I have photos of Sarah and her half-sisters Cora and Lenora. JamieARobinson@hotmail.com


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Friday, June 3, 1938, page 1, column 2,
continued to page 15, column 6

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Cecelia Marie Leichliter SHOEMAKER Stone  (1906-1942)

CECELIA MARIE LEICHLITER SHOEMAKER

  Despondency because of ill health was blamed for the death of Mrs. Cecelia Marie Shoemaker, 36 years old, of West Gibson Avenue, South Connellsville, when early Sunday morning she committed suicide by hanging. Her body was discovered by her husband, Munden Shoemaker, who began searching for his wife after she was found missing from her bed. Efforts by the South Connellsville fireman to revive her through the use of pulmotor failed. Mrs. Shoemaker was born in Connellsville, February 2, 1906, a daughter of the late Delbert and Ella Leichliter. She was married 19 years ago to Munden Shoemaker of South Connellsville and had lived in that community since that time. She was a member of the South Connellsville Evangelical Church. In addition to her husband she leaves one daughter, Norma Shoemaker, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Emma Earthen, Paul and Clyde Leichliter, all of Niles, Ohio; Mrs. Nellie Oldland of Scottdale R. D., and Mrs. Bessie Dushaw of South Connellsville. The body has been removed to the residence of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Dushaw of 511 Pittsburgh Street, South Connellsville where a funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with Rev. E. I. Mankanyer, pastor of the Evangelical Church, officiating.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, August 31, 1942

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Etta Florence SHOEMAKER Stone  (1875-1948)

MRS ETTA FLORENCE SHOEMAKER

  Mrs. Etta Florence Shoemaker, 73, wife of Grant Shoemaker of West Gibson Avenue, died at 7 o'clock night at her home after a lingering illness. Mrs. Shoemaker was born June 10, 1875, in Somerset County, and had been a resident here for the past 50 years. She was a daughter of the late William Schrock and Mrs. Sarah Schrock Elford. A member of the Albright Evangelical Church in South Connellsville, she had been superintendent of the Sunday School there for over 12 years and was active in all church circles until her death, dating back about 15 years. She was also a member of the Magic Sister Council, Daughters of America. Surviving are her husband, one son, Munden Dewey Shoemaker, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren; three step brothers, John Elford, of Washington State, Harry Eiford, of Alberta Canada; and Judson of Rockwood; and two step-sisters, Mrs. Catherine Hines and Mrs. Anna Dickey of Rockwood. A daughter, Mrs. Hazel Corvin of South Connellsville who died in 1918. The funeral service will be held at 2:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home with Rev Bishop, former pastor of the Albright E.U.B. Church, officiating. Burial will be in Hill Grove Cemetery, Connellsville.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, October 7, 1948

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Dr. Harold D. SHOEMAKER (1942-2002)

  Dr. Harold D. Shoemaker, Ph.D., 60, of Uniontown, Pa., went home to be with his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 18, 2002. He was born March 4, 1942, in Argos, Indiana, son of Roy H. Shoemaker and Hazel Irene Snyder Shoemaker. Harold was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Uniontown and a very devoted Sunday School Teacher. He assisted his Pastor in discipling many believers in Jesus with a love for missions and desire to lead others to Christ, his life was an example and testimony to all who knew him. He was one of the founders of the present day Chestnut Ridge Christian Academy where he also served as Administrator and taught Physics. Dr. Shoemaker also taught in the Engineering Department of West Virginia University and Penn State University, Fayette Campus. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Dr. Shoemaker was currently employed as a Project Manager with the United States Department of Energy, NETL, Morgantown, West Virginia. His parents and grandparents preceded him in death. Harold was a devoted husband to his wife of 40 years, Sandra Cale Shoemaker, and loving father to his daughter and son, Susan R. Shoemaker, Morgantown, West Virginia, and Jonathan E. Shoemaker, San Jose, California. Also surviving are four brothers and one sister, Gerald Shoemaker and wife Doris, Argos, Indiana, Marilyn Shoemaker Winter and husband Rev. Charles Winter, Sunnyside, Washington, Dr. Russell Shoemaker and wife Launa, Hendersonville, North Carolina, Rev. George L. Shoemaker and wife Carol, Argos, Indiana, and Dr. Stephen Shoemaker and wife Shirley, Boonville, Indiana; 16 nieces and nephews; and four very special adopted grandchildren: Andrea Owens, Alexandra Owens, Alissa Owens, and Ron Hudson. The Family will receive Friends in the DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa., on Tuesday from 12 Noon to 9 p.m. Additional viewing will be held in Calvary Baptist Church, Route 21, Uniontown, Pa., on Wednesday, August 21, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Allen S. Owens and Rev. George L. Shoemaker officiating. Entombment will follow in Chapel of Memories Mausoleum, Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.


©The Herald Standard 2002, Uniontown, PA, August, 2002

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Katherine R. SHOENBERGER (1931-2003)

Katherine R. Dean Rogerson Shoenberger, 71, of Hopwood, Pa., died Sunday, June 8, 2003 at 11 p.m. in her home. She was born June 12, 1931 in Flatwoods, Pa., daughter of the late Harry and Margaret C. Riggin Dean.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two husbands, Elton Rogerson, George P. Shoenberger; one sister; three brothers; one granddaughter and one great granddaughter. Katherine was a member of the Great Bethel Baptist Church of Uniontown, Pa. and a member of the Muscular Dystrophy Social Club of Fayette County.

She is survived by two daughters and two sons; Mrs. Tom (Sandra) Mozden of Uniontown, Pa., Mrs. Bob (Margaret Ann) Hoffman of Hopwood, Pa., Tom Rogerson and wife Joanie of Uniontown, Pa., Melvin Rogerson and wife Sandy of Vanderbilt, Pa.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister and two brothers, Mrs. George (Mary Olla) Fencil of Scottdale, Pa., Marion Dean of Vanderbilt, Pa. and James Marshall Dean and wife Clarice of Bozeman, Montana.

Friends will be received in the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 106 E. Independence Street, Perryopolis, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday until 1 p.m. the hour of service, with her son Tom Rogerson and grandson Rev. Tom Brennan officiating. Interment in Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery, Vanderbilt, R.D. 1, Pa.


©The Herald Standard 2003, Uniontown, PA, June, 2003

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John SHOLTIS (1894-1953)

JOHN SHOLTIS

   John Sholtis (Soltis), 58, of House 198, Leisenring No. 3, died at his home at 5:55 o’clock Saturday afternoon after a lingering illness. He was born September 19, 1894, in Czechoslovakia, a son of the late John and Mary Kurtz Sholtis, and came to this country 56 years ago and settling in this vicinity. Deceased was a member of St. John’s R. C. Church, Jednota Lodge No. 142 of Connellsville and Leisenring Local No. 9854, United Mine Workers. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna Sholtis; a sister, Mary of Leisenring, and a brother, Steve of Detroit, Mich. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning with the cortege meeting at the home, where the body was taken, at 8:30 o’clock followed by requiem high mass at St. John’s R. C. Church at 9 o’clock with Rev. S. Moravek, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery at Brookvale in charge of Spishak funeral service.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, April 27, 1953, page 2, column 2

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bullet James E. SHOPE died in 1917. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(19)

James E. Shope, 60 years old, a well known resident of South Connellsville, died Thursday at the Cottage State Hospital following an operation.   He was admitted to the hospital September 19.  The body was taken charge of by funeral director Charles C. Mitchell and removed to the family residence from which place services will beheld this evening at 7:30 0'clock, with Rev W. H. Courley and Rev McLaughlin officiating.  The body was shipped to Curtain , Pa for interment.
Weekly Courier, Thurs, Oct 25, 1917, page 5

Reba Loudermilk SHOPE (1898-1994)

REBA SHOPE

   Reba Loudermilk Shope, 95, of Statesville, N.C. formerly of Addison, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1994 in Statesville. She was born Sept. 17, 1898 in Garrett County, Md., a daughter of the late Albert and Lillie Nicklow Loudermilk. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mearle G. Shope; a son, Robert B. and an infant daughter, Margaret; and a brother, G. Harold Loudermilk. She is survived by a son, Richard M. Shope of Fairhaven, Mass.; and a daughter, Dorothy Raiford of Lowgap, N.C.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. She was a member of the Addison United Methodist Church. Friends will be received at the HUMBERT FUNERAL HOME, Confluence, Thursday 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the hour of service with Rev. John R. Hickson officiating. Interment will be in Addison Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Cancer Fund of America 1316A Davie Ave., Statesville N.C. 28677 or the Addison United Methodist Church, Addison, Pa. 15411.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, February, 1994

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Ruth W. Wirsing SHOPE (1921-2002)

   Ruth W. Wirsing Shope, 81, of Hopwood, Pa., passed away Monday, September 9, 2002 at her home where she has resided for the past 62 years. She was born May 7, 1921 in Harnedsville, Pa., daughter of the late Franklin E. and Ella Colflesh Wirsing. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by one sister and two brothers Louise Koontz, Eston Wirsing and Donald Wirsing. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Llewellyn C. Shope; six children, Karen Olsen and husband Erwin of Shelocta, Pa., Linda Bobish and husband William of Fairchance, Richard Shope and wife Bonnie of Jacksonville, Florida, Dierdre Bobby and husband David of Brighton, Michigan, Kimberly Forsyth and husband James of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, Randall Shope and wife Charlotte of Plano, Texas; 15 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; five sisters and a brother, Helen Wirsing of Uniontown, Theodore Wirsing and wife Shirley of Greensburg, Geraldine Schrecengost and husband Joseph of Pittsburgh, Sara Jane Spear of Addison, Mary Lou Morrison and husband John of Harnedsville, Pa., Shirley Graham and husband Ervin of Addison; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Wirsing, wife of the late Donald of Harnedsville and Ruth Wirsing, wife of the late Eston of Addison. Ruth was a member of Hutchinson United Methodist Church where she had been a member for over 50 years. She had served as an officer in the WSCS and was a member of Uniontown Chapter 263 O.E.S. and was a graduate of Confluence High School. Ruth was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a compassionate, kind friend and neighbor. Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood, Pa. on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. the hour of the service with Rev. Roger Howard officiating. Interment will follow in Addison Cemetery.


©The Herald Standard 2002, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, September 10, 2002

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Muriel SHORE ( -1935)

MURIEL SHORE

   Ill since the death April 26, 1934, of her husband, Thomas Shore, Mrs. Muriel Shore died at 2:30 o’clock Thursday afternoon, December 5, 1935, in St. John’s hospital, Pittsburgh. She was a resident of Uniontown for many years and leaves a host of local friends and acquaintances to mourn her passing. Surviving are three sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Joseph Fitzgerald, Mrs. John Stack and Miss Gertrude Maxwell, all of Beaver; Frank Maxwell, of New Brighton and James Maxwell, of Pittsburgh. Requiem mass will be celebrated at 9 o’clock Monday morning in a New Brighton church. Burial will be in a New Brighton cemetery.


Daily News Standard, Uniontown, PA, Friday, December 6, 1935, page 2, column 2

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Thomas SHORTELL (1908-1994)

THOMAS SHORTELL

   Thomas Shortell, 85, of cottage Ave., Masontown, died Friday, May 20, 1994, in Brownsville General Hospital. He was born July 12, 1908, in New York City, N.Y. He was a salesman in the New York Housing Authority (….part of article missing) R.C. Church in Leckrone. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Mary Carafa Shortell on Feb. 4, 1993; two sisters, Sarah and Virginia; and a sister-in-law, Ann Syrek. He is survived by brothers-in-law, Michael Carafa, Helen Valusek, and John Carafa all of Masontown. Friends will be received in the JOHN S. MAYKUTH JR. FUNERAL HOME, Church at River Ave., Masontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, May 23, until 9:30 a.m. when a prayer service will be held followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Leckrone, with Rev. Fr. George R. Pierce as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Leckrone. Parish Wake Service this evening.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, May, 1994

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bullet Phillip SHOUGH died in 1894. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(34)

SHOUGH, PHILLIP - August 10, 1809 - December 18, 1894

Phillip Shough, the son of Joseph and Catherine Chistler Schough, was born 8/10/1809, in Fayette County, Pa. Joseph was born in Lancaster County, 7/16/1771, where his parents Josephus Schough and wife settled when they emigrated from Germany. The father was a gunsmith and farmer. When he was 12, Phillip's mother died, so he was bound out. At 16 he was put to learning a cabinet makers' trade in New Geneva, Pa. Here crops out one of the native traits of the German, that every boy should have a trade. He was there when Gen. Lafayette visited the home of Gen. Galligan. He stood with a row of boys by the path leading from the boat to the carriages. Lafayette stopped and shook hands with each boy, making a profound impression on young Phillip. Phillip made a profession of religion at the first camp meeting held by three preachers, Bryant, Capman, and Morgan, Old Concord, Washington, Washington County, PA. in 1832. He was a lifelong member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He married Matilda Long Garrison on 6/15/1832, near Davistown, Green County, Pa. They settled on the farm where he died 12/18/1894. They had two sons and four daughters, three of whom survive; George W., Rebecca Hoskinson, and Miss Mattie at home. His wife preceded him in death in 1884, and ten years later he followed, after a painful but uncomplaining sickness of many weeks. Phillip Shough was characterized by integrity of character founded upon convictions of principles. He said he was never tempted to steal but once, when as a boy he coveted a toy hatchet, which he could have taken unseen. But at an early age, principle asserted itself, for even though no human eye looked upon him, the eye of God was upon him. He was a man who would stand by his convictions. When he was a juror, eleven were against him. A new jury gave a verdict in favor of the eleven. The case was carried to the Supreme Court, judgment was reversed, and he was thought to be the only contrary man out of twelve for hanging the jury. He was steadfast in his religious faith, and strict in his views of moral and doctrinal teachings. He was an intelligent, Christian citizen. He was an illustration of what integrity, intelligence, and an indomitable will can accomplish in an average lifetime. He solved the problem of life, ("It is living."); dying is no difficult problem when we have lived right. He talked about dying as joyfully and cheerfully as if going on an earthly visit. Phillip's funeral services were conducted by Dr. J. L. Goodnight from the old home and Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.

Waynesburg (PA) Independent 1894


female SHOW ( -1870)

BURNED TO DEATH— A woman named Show, living along the railroad, a short distance above Pyle Falls, while building a fire early Tuesday morning, February 15th, was seized with a fit and fell into the fire, and was burned to death.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, March 3, 1870, Vol. III, No. 8, page 3, column 8

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bullet Catherine B. SHOW died in 1938. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Mrs. Catherine Bennington Show, aged 85 years, 10 months and 18 days, died at 2:25 Monday afternoon, July 18, 1938, at the family home near the Firemen's Club in Hopwood, following a lingering illness.  One of the best known older residents of that vicinity, Mrs. Show's death will be mourned by a wide circle of friends.  She was the mother of Patrolman Orangie Show of the Uniontown police department.
Her husband, Dennis Show, died in 1922.  She also was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and Lemoyne.  Surviving are the following children: William, at home; Dennis, Elliottsville; Henrietta Zinn, Laticie Malik and Samuel Show, all of Hutchinson; Orangie Show and Nora Pluto, both of Hopwood.  She also leaves 33 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Show was a lifelong resident of Hopwood.  Funeral services will be conducted from the family residence at 2:30 Thursday afternoon in charge of Rev. Stillwagon of the Hopwood M. P. church and Rev. Clough, First Brethren church, Uniontown.  Burial will be in Hopwood cemetery.


Earl F. SHOWPhoto  (1926-1975)

Rev. Show, Church
Of God Pastor, Dies

   The Rev. Earl F. Show, of 936 W. Main St., Mount Pleasant, pastor of the Mount Pleasant Church of God, is dead. Rev. Show, 49, died at 6 a.m. today in Frick Community Hospital, Mount Pleasant from an apparent heart attack. Born June 17, 1926, at Markleysburg, Rev. Show was a son of the late Floyd and Georgene Myers Show. He attended grade school at Markleysburg and was a graduate of Uniontown High School. Prior to going into the ministry, Rev. Show was in the lumber and trucking business in the Markleysburg area. He became an ordained minister at the West Newton Church of God. During his pastorate, he served the Kingwood Circuit, consisting of the Kingwood, New Centerville and Old Bethel Churches, and had served at the Mount Nebo and Mount Tabor Churches. He arrived at his new parish in Mount Pleasant in 1965. He was a member of the Somerset F. and A.M. Lodge No. 358. He was a member and director of the Mount Pleasant Kiwanis Club and a member of the Mount Pleasant unit of the Salvation Army. He was also active in the Mount Pleasant Ministerial Association and many other community groups and organizations. He was also a member of the Western Pa. Conference of Administrative Council of the Churches of God. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. June Hook Show of Mount Pleasant; three sons, Douglas E. Show of Mount Pleasant, Timothy E. Show of Rockwood, R. D. 3 and Stephen B. Show, at home; one daughter, Mrs. David j. (Gayle) Brown of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; a brother, Charles Show of Markleysburg and a sister, Mrs. C. J. (Gwendolyn) Ryan Jr. of New Jersey.


SHOW— Friends of the Rev. Earl F. Show of 936 W. Main St., Mount Pleasant, who died Saturday, Oct. 25, 1975, may call at the Luther J. Grimm Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The body will be taken to the Mount Pleasant Church of God to lie in state from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, the hour of services there. The Rev. William D. Rodahaver, will officiate with assistance from Rev. Larry G. White. Interment will be in Thomas Cemetery, Markleysburg.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, October 25, 1975, page 13, columns 5 & 6

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Harmon SHOW ( -1923)

HARMON SHOW

  CONFLUENCE, March 3.— News was received here yesterday that Harmon Show, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Show of Johnson Chapel, had died after a several months’ illness, aged about 17 years. His mother is very ill.


The Weekly Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, March 8, 1923, page 6, column 4

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John W. SHOW ( -1969)

SHOW, JOHN W.— Age 79 years, of 442 Coolspring St., died Thursday, April 3, 1969 at 4:30 p.m. in the Uniontown Hospital. He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are his wife, Amanda Lake Show; four children, Howard and Mrs. Ted (Dorothy) Moody, both of Uniontown, Edison of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mrs. Mike (Dolores) Mikuta of Farmington; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Cole of Elliottsville, Mrs. Ed (Minnie) Edenfield of Hopwood, Mrs. Elizabeth Show of Uniontown, and Mrs. Ellen Mitchell of Brownfield; and seven brothers, Samuel, Carl, Ransell, Norville, and Amos, all of Uniontown, Marshall of Cleveland Ohio; and James of Masontown. Two sons preceded him in death, Tex in 1961 and Spencer in 1963. Friends will be received in the Edward E. Minerd Funeral Home, 196 W. Main St. today from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Monday until 2 p.m., the hour of service with Rev. Samuel Show officiating. Interment will be in LaFayette Memorial Park.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Saturday, April 5, 1969, page 11, column 8

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William J. SHOW, Sr. ( -1994)

WILLIAM J. SHOW SR.

   William J. Show, Sr., 59, of Whitehaven, Pa., died Friday, Sept. 23, 1994, in Harvey’s Personal Care Home in Whitehaven. He is survived by his second wife, Lorraine Show of Missoula, Mont.; five sons, William “Billy” James Show, Jr., and his girlfriend Linda Tassone of Uniontown, Bryan Wayne (Carol) Show, Bernard “Bernie” (Robbie) Show and Mark Allen Show, all of Whitehaven, and Robert Dwayne “Bobby” Show of Mount Pocono, Pa; two daughters, Becky Show of Missoula, Mont., and Barbara Show of Wilkes Barre, Pa.; 15 grandchildren; one great- grandson; one sister, Mrs. Sara Show Osburn of McClellandtown; one niece; one nephew and numerous friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1994, at 3 p.m. at the home of his sister, Mrs. Sara Show Osburn in McClellandtown.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, September, 1994

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Ann SHOWALTER ( -1865)

DEATHS

  SHOWALTER— In Springhill township, on the 12th day of May 1865, at the residence of her son-in-law, John G. Hertig, Mrs. ANN SHOWALTER, in the 90th year of her age.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, June 8, 1865, Vol. V, No. 18, page 2, column 7

Contributed by Roy Lockart


Alex SHOWMAN ( -1923)

ALEX SHOWMAN

   Alex Showman, 81 years old, veteran of the civil War, died Monday evening at his home in Springfield township, not far from [illegible] following a stroke of paralysis. He leaves no sons and two daughters, Lloyd and Joan Showman, at home; Mrs. Alva Basinger of Rogers Mill, and Mrs. William Geary of Melcroft. Jerry Showman of Snydertown, Connellsville, is a brother. His wife died five years ago.


The Weekly Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, March 8, 1923, page 6, column 1

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Anna Mae SHOWMAN (1936-2006)

Anna Mae Showman
Connellsville
(Bullskin Twp.)

Anna Mae Showman, 69, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at her home. She was born April 16, 1936, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Gertrude Fosbrink Steindl. Anna had been a resident of Bullskin Township for the last 20 years. Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a selector at the Anchor Hocking Glass Plant in South Connellsville for 34 years. Anna is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Richard Lee Showman Sr.; her loving children, Debra Ann Rummel and her husband, Charles, of Lemont Furnace, Patricia Marmol and her husband, James, and Angela Lazaran and her husband, James, all of Uniontown, and Richard Lee Showman Jr. and his wife, Patti, of Mt. Pleasant; her wonderful grandchildren, Chuck Rummel, Michael and Kimberly Marmol, Patrick Showman and Jimmy Lazaran; and her brother, John Steindl and his wife, Jackie, of Dawson. In addition to her parents, Anna was predeceased by a sister, Mary Margaret Detwiler; and three brothers, James, Tony and Kenneth Steindl. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Dennis Bogusz officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. To sign the online guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, January 30, 2006

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Archal R. SHOWMAN (1918-2002)

Archal R. Showman
Vanderbilt

Archal R. Showman, 84, of Vanderbilt, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, while in the UPMC Montifiore Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born July 14, 1918, in Mill Run, a son of the late Ira C. and Effa Shearer Showman. Archal was a resident of Vanderbilt for the last 64 years. Prior to his retirement he worked as a salesman. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy, in the South Pacific on the USS Essex, which was a CV-9 Aircraft Carrier. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Connellsville, where he served as a past deacon and was a member of the choir. Archal is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth R. Smith Showman; a son, Brian A. Showman and his wife Kelly of Vanderbilt; and a daughter, Janice Critchfield of Star Junction; five grandchildren, Shelley Bertocci and her husband Cliff and Lori Jacobs, all of Perryopolis, Danielle Brown and her husband Troy of Star Junction, Brian A. Showman Jr. and Robert C. Showman, both of Vanderbilt; three great-grandchildren, Keana and Chaise Bertocci and Caitlin Jacobs; a brother Marlin Showman of North Carolina; and a sister Lorella Showman of Michigan. Family and friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry R. Hellein officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in the Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Chair Lift Fund at the First Baptist Church, 301 S. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, 15425, in memory of Archal R. Showman.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, September 17, 2002

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Betty J. Bufano SHOWMAN (1930-2005)

Betty J. Showman
Monarch

Betty J. Bufano Showman, 75, of Monarch, died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at IHS Greater Pittsburgh, Greensburg. She was born Jan. 20, 1930, the daughter of the late Albert and Hazel McWilliams Bufano. She was a retired looper at Gallet Mills in Uniontown. She attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Connellsville. Surviving are her children, Karen Showman of Lemont Furnace, Sharon Wallace and husband Patrick of Lemont Furnace, William Showman Jr. of Brownsville, Tami McLaughlin and husband Ken of Connellsville; brothers and sisters, Laura Goodsight and husband William of Gettysburg, Stanley Bufano and wife Charlotte of Virginia, Glenda McLaughlin and husband Ronald of Connellsville and Jim Bufano and wife Joyce of Dunbar; grandchildren, Christine, Patrick, Justin and Craig and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William E. Showman Sr. who died in August 2003; sister, LaVern Wilson; brother, Albert Bufano. Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the BURHANS-CROUSE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor James Turnbull officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, June 27, 2005

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bullet Cornelius SHOWMAN died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(19)

Cornelius J. Showman, 34 years old, of 153 Searight avenue,  Uniontown, widely known in sports, died Thursday evening ( 9-16-1937)  at 6:15 O'clock, at St.  Frances Hospital in Pittsburgh of complications.  His death comes on his birthday anniversary.
Mr Showman is survived by his parents Jerry M. and Nellie McNally Showman, former residents of Springfield Twp., near Normalville, and five brothers and four sisters, Albert Showman of Everett, Ohio, Thomas of Mays Field, Ky.,  Mrs Paul Glass and Bernard of Brownsville,  Jerry, Leo, Ellen and Agnes and Mrs Mary Holt , all of Uniontown.
The remains were taken to the  Nanamy-Whitlach Funeral Home and will be removed this evening to the parental home.  Funeral arrangements will be announced.


David SHOWMAN ( -1895)

DAVID SHOWMAN

   Mr. David Showman, a highly respected citizen of Springfield township, died at his home on Laurel Hill, on Friday morning, March 8th, 1895, of old age and dropsy, aged 79 years. Deceased had been in poor health for some time. He was one of the pioneer settlers of Springfield township, having been a resident of it for 60 years. Nine children, all grown up; survive him as follows: William H., Alexander, George W., Albert, Jeremiah, Mrs. Charles Johnson and Mrs. Fred Grim, all living in Springfield township, Mrs. William Strotterman of Bullskin township, and Mrs. Nancy J. Hart of Casselman, Somerset County. His remains will be buried at Imel burial grounds Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.


Springfield Mountaineer, Normalville, Fayette County, PA, March, 1895

Transcribed by Beverly Domer
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Earl L. SHOWMAN, Jr. (1930-2007)

Earl L. Showman, Jr.
Connellsville

Earl L. Showman Jr., 76, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1930, in Brownsville, son of the late Earl L. Sr. and Ethel Shultz Showman. Earl was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Connellsville. He was retired from U.S. Steel Irvin Works, where he was employed as a mill wright for 18 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean conflict. Earl's favorite pastime was camping and spending time in the outdoors. He was a regular member of American Legion Post 301. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Richter Showman; a son, Guy Lee Showman, of Connellsville; six daughters, Elaine M. Kish and husband, Samuel, of Dickerson Run, Joyce A. Lininger and husband, Richard, Linda J. Colbert and husband, Jeff, Heidi J. Miller, all of Connellsville, Kimberly Z. James, of Mt. Pleasant, and Holly Ackerlind and husband, Bruce, of Youngwood; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Petrone. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday until 11 a.m. the hour of service in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 South First St., West Side, Connellsville, with Pastor Dennis Roser officiating. Interment will follow in Dickerson Run Cemetery. Military services will be held at graveside by members of American Legion Post 301, VFW Post 21 and American Legion Trotter Post 762.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Edward W. SHOWMAN (1927-2009)

Edward W. Showman
Connellsville

Edward W. Showman, 82, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at his home while surrounded and comforted by his loving family. He was born July 17, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Weldon and Ival Gurney Showman. Edward had worked at the Dunbar Powder Plant, Cottom Bus Lines and retired from Groomes Transit as a garage manager. He was a veteran of World War II in the Army and served with the military police in Germany, England and France and obtained the rank of sergeant, His favorite past times were gardening, mowing his lawn and his family. Edward will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by his loving wife, Eva Hess Showman, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2008; his children, Robert Showman, Jean Kuhns and her husband, Donald, Peggy Wilson and her husband, Mark, Linda Carte and her husband, P.J., Mary Holt and her husband, Bret, all of Connellsville, and Arthur Showman and his wife, Tracy, of Scottdale; his grandchildren, Tonia Thomas and her husband, Sean, Robert Showman Jr. and his wife, Nicole, Vanessa Schell and her husband, Jeff, Michael Kuhns and his wife, Beth, Steven Kuhns and his wife, Traci, Mark Wilson II and his wife, Kelly, Brain Wilson and his wife, Karen, Kurt Wilson, Parker Carte, Andrew Holt, Matthew and Nicholas Showman; his great-grandchildren, Kayla, Sean, Sydney, Jonathan, Nathaniel, Anna, Luke, Shane, Trent, Seth, Ally, Arley, Brooke, Cole and Brennan; his sister, Dorothy Catalina and her husband, Paul, of Maryland; and his sister-in-law, Ruth Showman, of Bear Rocks. In addition to his parents, Edward was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Donald Showman. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dennis Roser officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by the Connellsville VFW and American Legion and Trotter American Legion Honor Guard. To sign the online guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, August 14, 2009

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Edwin SHOWMAN (1933-2003)

Edwin Showman
Winkelman, Ariz.

Edwin K. Showman, 69, of Winkelman, Ariz., formerly of Connellsville, died Aug. 27, 2003, at Odyssey Hospice Home, Tucson, Ariz. He was born Nov. 24, 1933, in Connellsville, a son of the late Edward C. and Sarah E. (Channing) Showman. He was Catholic by faith. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Asarco Copper Mine. He was a member of the Gila Search & Rescue Team of Arizona and enjoyed riding quads and hunting snakes. He is survived by his wife, M. Gertrude (Lujan) Showman; two sons, Edwin J. Showman and wife, Cindy of Connellsville, and David L. Showman of Michigan; a daughter, Kay L. Hayward and husband, Donald of Michigan; four grandchildren; a brother, Gerald Showman and wife, Ann, and a sister, Nesta Rosendale and husband, Charles, all of Connellsville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Showman. Visitation will be held in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 N. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon, the hour of the blessing service with the Rev. Father John Butler officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, September 3, 2003

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Emma I. SHOWMAN (1928-1997)

EMMA I. SHOWMAN

   Emma I. Showman, 68, of Connellsville died Wednesday in Frick Hospital and Community Health Center, Mount Pleasant. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth, James Milton and John Russell Showman, all of Leisenring; seven daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Shirley) Scott and Mrs. Richard (Sharon) Mader, both of Connellsville, Mrs. Ron (Mary) Hyatt of Melcroft, Mrs. Edward (Charlotte) Hauer of Stahlstown, Mrs. Donna Miller of Upper Tyrone Township, and Mrs. Patrick (Susan) Smith and Mrs. Kenneth (Dawn) Ritenour both of Normalville; 32 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother Robert Johnson of Indian Head; and a sister, Mrs. Earl (Clara May) Hensel of Connellsville. Friends will be received in the Brooks Funeral Home Inc., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and until 11 a.m. Saturday.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– June 15, 1928
   Died—– February 12, 1997


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, February, 1997

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Gerald R. SHOWMAN (1925-2011)

Gerald R. Showman
Connellsville

Gerald Roland Showman, 86, of Connellsville, died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Connellsville (Bullskin Township), a son of the late Edward C. and Sarah Elizabeth Channing Showman. Gerald attended grade school at the former Johnson School in Bullskin Township from first through eighth grade and then graduated from Connellsville High School, class of 1943. He entered the Navy on Oct. 19, 1943, and began his active service on Oct. 26, 1943. He served his country on various Navy vessels and ships and received numerous medals and awards. He was discharged on April 29, 1946. Gerald was employed by West Penn Power Co. in the Service Department, Engineering Department, and he worked as a right of way agent. He retired in 1980 after 33 years of service. He was a member of the East Connellsville United Methodist Church. Gerald was a member of King Solomon's Lodge 346 F&AM, Connellsville Royal Arch, Scottish Rite, Valley of Pittsburgh and the Uniontown Lodge of Perfection. Among his many hobbies were woodworking, gardening and working as a machinist. He was the owner of Showman Machine and Welding and among his accomplishments were having two patents registered in the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C. He is survived by his wife, Anna Mae Haas Showman, whom he married on April 19, 1947. He is also survived by his children, Carolyn Susan Showman Costello and her husband, James, of Connellsville, and Kenneth Gerald Showman and his wife, Debra May, of Connellsville; his granddaughters, Deidre Anne Costello Holmberg and her husband Rob, Tressa Anne Showman Ridley and her husband Bob, and Melissa Anne Showman Sherwood; a grandson, Stetson Gerald Showman; his great-granddaughters, Taylor Anne Ridley, Jordyn Anne Sherwood, Madaline Mae Holmberg, Gabrielle Holmberg and Mackenzie Sherwood; a great-grandson, Kyle Ridley; a sister, Nesta Ruth Showman Rosendale and her husband, Charles, of Connellsville; and two sisters-in-law, Margaret Showman and Gertrude Showman, both of Arizona. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Wayne and Edwin Showman. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Doug Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. To sign the guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, June 20, 2011

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bullet John SHOWMAN died in 1871. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(17)

John Showman whose parents reside in this place, while in the act of coupling cars at the outer depot of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad, was injured so that he died in a few hours. His remains were brought home and buried on the 7ths inse. Mr. Showman was a young man in the vigor and prime of life, called away in a moment, and far away from his friends at the time of the accident. The parents have our deepest sympathies in this their sad affliction.
The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa. Nov. 16, 1871.


Joseph D. SHOWMAN (1929-2008)

Joseph D. Showman
Mt. Pleasant

Joseph D. Showman, 78, of Mt. Pleasant (East Huntingdon Township), died Saturday, March 29, 2008, in the Latrobe Regional Health and Rehabilitation Center, Youngstown, Pa. He was born Sept. 10, 1929, in Indian Head, a son of the late Frank M. and Maude M. Sleasman Showman. Mr. Showman was a retired truck driver for ABF Freight Systems, having retired on Feb. 21, 1991. He was also formerly employed by McLean Trucking of Winston-Salem, N.C. He was a member of Teamsters Local No. 30 and a member of the Silver Sneakers at the Regional YMCA. He attended the Wooddale Bible Brethen Church. Joe was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Wilma June Brooks Showman, with whom he would have been married to for 58 years on April 26; his children, Larry J. Showman and his wife Judith of Saxton, Pa., Patricia McCann of New Castle, Nancy D. Tinkey and her husband Samuel of Somerset and Vicky "Spike" Cartwright and Patrick Mullaney of Connellsville; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Good and her husband William of Uniontown, Marlene Berger and her husband Darrel of White and Beverly Tamburino of Pittsburgh; and a sister-in-law, Mary Showman of Champion. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Robert, Merle, Donald and Harvey Showman; two sisters, Lois Showman and Loretta Hostetler and her husband Arden and a brother-in-law, John Tamburino. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Geary Witt officiating. Interment will follow in the Normalville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Wooddale Bible Brethren Church, PO Box 702, Connellsville, PA 15425 in memory of Joseph D. Showman. To sign the guest registry please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, March 31, 2008

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Katherine R. SHOWMAN ( -1923)

KATHERINE R. SHOWMAN

   Katherine Ress[illegible] Showman, four years and eight months old, daughter of Albert and Rosella Ringer Showman, died Tuesday evening, February 27, at the home of Harry Showman, an uncle, at Continental No. 2. In addition to her parents she is survived by two sisters, Gertrude and Olive and one brother, Albert, Jr. She was a granddaughter of J. W. Showman of Snyder street.


The Weekly Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, March 8, 1923, page 6, column 6

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Louis J. SHOWMAN (1929-2011)

Louis J. Showman
Connellsville

Louis J. Showman, 82, of Connellsville, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, in Golden Living Center, Waynesburg. He was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Connellsville, a son of the late Henry James and Catherine Waters Showman. Mr. Showman was a former cook at Buffalo Wild Wings in Greensburg. He also formerly worked as a truck driver for Means Trucking and was a steelworker for many years. Louis was a Korean War veteran, having served in the Army as a master sergeant from 1948 until 1952. He is survived by his children, Dinah Richter, of Mt. Pleasant, Walter Showman and his wife, Cathy, of Leisenring, and Stephen Showman, of Connellsville, and an adopted son, Walter Franklin Smith and his wife, Annie, of Normalville; his grandchildren, Ronald Showman, Michelle Richter, Jason Richter, Gina Richter, Jamie Haines, Erin Showman, Tyler Showman and Hayley Showman; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Flair and her husband, George, of Beaver, Colo.; and a brother, Jack Showman, of Connellsville. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Freda B. Prinkey Showman; his brothers, Richard, Thomas, Austin, Lester and Willard Showman; and three sisters, Thelma Lilley, Margaret Romesburg and Irene Showman. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Dr. Marvin Watson officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery. To sign the guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Maranda Bangard SHOWMAN (1856-1921)

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MRS. JEREMIAH W. SHOWMAN

   Mrs. Maranda Bangard Showman, 61 years and seven months old, died this morning at 5 o'clock at her home at Snydertown of complication of diseases. She was born October 3, 1856, in Saltlick township, a daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Kearns Bangard. January 1, 1876 she was married to Jeremiah W. Showman of Springfield township. To the union, 11 children were born, two of who died in infancy. In addition to her husband, she is survived by the following children; John Calvin Showman, Dunbar; Mrs. Laura Roseberry, at home; Mrs. Fred Vernon, West Leisenring; Mrs. James Hawkins, Poplar Grove; Mrs. John Wild, Henry James, William Harrison, Jerry Franklin, and Albert Showman, all of Connellsville. Thirty-eight grandchildren, one brother, Fred Bangard of Saltlick township, and one sister, Miss Margaret Bangard, of Indian Head, also survive. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock followed by interment in Hill Grove cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, June 2, 1921, page 2, column 4

Notes from contributor:

  Generation No. 1
  1. MALINDA4 BUNGARD (JACOB3, ADAM BONGERT2, JOHAN ADAM1) was born 03 Oct 1856 in Fayette Co., PA, and died 1921 in Connellsville, Fayette Co., PA. She married JEREMIAH SHOWMAN 01 Jan 1876. He was born 1856 in Fayette Co., PA, and died 1928 in Connellsville, Fayette Co., PA.
  Children of MALINDA BUNGARD and JEREMIAH SHOWMAN are:
  i. JACOB5 SHOWMAN, b. Jan 23,1979,Fayette Co., PA; d. 18 Dec 1880, Fayette Co., PA. Notes for JACOB SHOWMAN: Sources: Mt. Zion Cemetery - Died at the age of 1 year, 10 months and 25 days. Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Indian Head, Saltlick Twp., Fayette Co., PA, Indian Head, Saltlick Twp., Fayette Co., PA
   ii. SYLVESTER SHOWMAN, b.14 Aug 1893 Fayette Co., PA; d. 18 May 1894, Fayette Co., PANotes for SYLVESTER SHOWMAN: Died at the age of 9 months 4 days. Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Saltlick Twp., Fayette Co., PA
   iii. CALVIN S. SHOWMAN, b. 31 Dec 1897, Fayette Co., PA; d. 21 Dec 1898, Fayette Co., PA. Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Saltlick Twp., Fayette Co., PA
   iv. HARRY SHOWMAN, b. 26 Feb 1891, Fayette Co., PA. Notes for HARRY SHOWMAN: Sources: Delayed Birth Records page 24, Harry SHOWMAN b. Feb 26, 1891 in Springfield Twp., to Jeremiah W. SHOWMAN and Melinda BUNGUEL
  v. HENRY JAMES SHOWMAN.
  vi. JERRY FRANKLIN SHOWMAN.
  vii. ALBERT SHOWMAN.


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Rachel SHOWMAN ( -1945)

Mrs. Rachel Showman, 79 years old, of Indian Head, died at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at her home after an illness of three months. She is survived by her husband, Harvey S. Showman; three sons, George Matheny of Jones Mills, William Matheny of Acme and James Matheny of Mount Pleasant; two step-sons, William and Frank Showman of Indian Head, and one brother, Marcellus Yothers of Whitney. Friends will be received at the Showman home until 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon when the body will be taken to the Indian Head Church of God where it may be viewed until 3 o'clock when the service will be conducted by Rev. John L. Bowman, supply minister of the Church of the Brethren in Johnstown, and Rev. F. Martin Bell, pastor of the Indian Head Church of God. Interment will be made in Mount Nebo Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, March 14, 1945

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Richard L. SHOWMAN, Sr. (1932-2007)

Richard L. Showman, Sr.
Connellsville

Richard Lee Showman Sr., 75, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, in Hillside Manor Nursing Home, Uniontown. He was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Connellsville, a son of the late James and Katherine Walter Showman. Richard was a longtime resident of the Connellsville area. He was a Korean War veteran, having served in the Army, and was a member of the North Union VFW. Prior to his retirement, he worked on the road crew for Bullskin Township. Richard will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by his children, Debra Ann Rummel and husband, Charles, of Lemont Furnace, Patricia Marmol and husband, James, and Angela Lazaran and husband, James, all of Uniontown, and Richard Lee Showman Jr. and wife, Patti, of Mt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Chuck Rummel, Michael and Kimberly Marmol, Patrick Showman and wife Emily, and Jimmy Lazaran; brothers, Louis Showman, of Connellsville, and Jack Showman, of California; and sister, Dorothy Flair and husband, George, of Beaver Falls. In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by his wife, Anna Mae Steindl Showman, in 2006; three sisters, Margaret Romesburg, Thelma Lilley and Irma Jean Showman; and four brothers, Austin, Lester, Thomas and Willard Showman. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dr. Marvin C. Watson officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by the North Union VFW #8543. To sign the online guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, November 14, 2007

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Robert D. SHOWMAN (1929-1994)

Robert D. SHOWMAN, Korean conflict veteran

   Robert D. Showman, 65, of 729 Garden St., Connellsville, died Monday, Oct. 3, 1994, at Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born May 18, 1929, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of Ival Gurney Showman of Connellsville and the late Weldon Showman. He was a former truck driver and bus driver for Cottom Bus Lines. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, and a former member of the Milton L. Bishop Post American Legion. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Ruth Livingston Showman, whom he married in 1975; two sons, Forrest E. “Corky” Showman of Scottdale and Dale Showman of Bear Rocks; a stepson, Samuel E. Livingston of Mount Pleasant; one grandchild; two step- grandchildren; a brother, Edward W. Showman of Connellsville; and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Catalana of Baltimore, Md. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Showman.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, October, 1994

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Virgil Dean SHOWMAN (1922-2008)

Virgil D. Showman
Normalville

Virgil Dean Showman, 86, of Normalville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Indian Head, a son of the late William and Lydia Sparks Showman. Virgil was a retired carpenter having worked through Union Local No. 2274, in Pittsburgh, of which he had been a member since 1942. He was a Veteran of World War II having served in the Army and was a member of the Donegal American Legion No. 941 and the Donegal VFW No. 6743. Virgil was a member of Millertown Community Church. He enjoyed farming and being in the outdoors. Virgil is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Marie (Lotinsky) Showman; his children, Connie Richter and husband, Frank, of Normalville, Dick Showman and wife, Vicki, of Ohio, Debbie Hill and fiancée, Tom Brun, of Greensburg, and Bob Showman and fiancée, Janet Bet, of Champion; his grandchildren, Amy Berger and husband, Brian, Lori Richter, Jason Showman, Misty Onk and husband, Joe, Michael Richter and wife, Jocelyn, Beth Corcoran and husband, Ed, and Jim Richter; his great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Morgan Berger, Sadie Richter, Joey and Julia Onk, and Peyton Corcoran; his sisters, Betty Lowe and husband, Clem, of Indian Head, and Gail Schmidle and husband, Lawrence, of Connellsville; his brothers, William Showman and wife, Yuvonne, of Greensburg, and Don Showman and wife, Cindy, of North Carolina; his brother-in-law, Philip Lotinsky and wife, Angie, of Jeannette; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 711 Melcroft, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Pastor Jimmy Talton officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Saltlick Township. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by the Donegal VFW No. 6743. To sign the online guest registry please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, in memory of Virgil Dean Showman.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Williard E. SHOWMAN (1927-1977)

WILLARD E. SHOWMAN

   Willard E. Showman, 50, of Connellsville, R. D. 1, was dead on arrival at Connellsville State General Hospital Monday afternoon. He was born July 31, 1927, in Poplar Grove, a son of the late James H. and Catherine Rist Showman. He was a resident of the Connellsville area all his life. He was employed by Laurel Ridge Coal Company and the Cavanaugh Trucking Company. He was employed for 15 years by the Dura Abrasive Company, Bridgeport. He was a member of the Lawn Avenue Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Welsh Showman; one son, Kenneth E. Showman of Mount Pleasant; one daughter, Miss Charlene “Charlie” Showman, at home; two grandchildren; five brothers, Lester of Normalville, Thomas and Louis, both of Connellsville, Jack of Norwalk, Calif., and Richard of Mount Pleasant; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Flair of Industry, and one half-sister, Mrs. Margaret Romesburg of Norwalk, Calif. He was predeceased by one brother, James Austin, and two sisters, Thelma Lilley and Irma Jean Showman.


SHOWMAN— Friends of William E. Showman, 50, of Connelsville, R. D. 1, who died Monday, Nov. 7, 1977, will be received at the Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., 111 E. Green St., where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Evelyn Stillwagon officiating. Interment in Green Ridge Memorial Park.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, November 9, 1977, page 3, columns 5 & 6

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William E. SHOWMAN (1926-2003)

William Showman
Monarch

William E. Showman, 77, of Monarch, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.. He was born July 3, 1926, in Connellsville, son of the late William and Gertrude Ryder Showman. He was a retired auto mechanic, repairman and inspector. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. He was of the Protestant faith. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty Bufano Showman; children, Karen Showman of Dunbar, Sharon Wallace and husband Patrick of Lemont Furnace, William E. Showman Jr. of Brownsville, Tami McLaughlin and husband Ken of Connellsville; sisters, Eleanor “Dot” Seaman of Harrisburg, Anna Mae Kimmel and Helen Showman, both of Connellsville; a brother, Ronald Showman of Connellsville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews and a special family friend, Linda Ohl of Dunbar. Friends will be received at BURHANS-CROUSE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar, today from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 11 a.m. the hour of service with the Rev. James Turnbull officiating. Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, August 2, 2003

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Paul E. SHRADER (1922-1995)

PAUL E. SHRADER

   Paul E. Shrader, 73, of New Stanton, retired owner/operator of Shrader Dairy Queen, died Friday in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He is survived by his wife, Edyth Osterling Shrader; sons, Paul A. Shrader and Robert J. Shrader both of New Stanton; granddaughter, Catherine E. Shrader; stepdaughter, Mrs. Tom (Penny) Sandusky and her son, Tommy, of Acme; a brother, Dr. John K. Shrader of Irwin; two nieces and one nephew. Friends will be received at the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home Inc., Youngwood, today until 11 a.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– March 29, 1922
   Died—– September 1, 1995


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, September, 1995

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bullet Cozy C. SHREVE died in 1919. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)

SHREVE, COZY C.
INFANT DIES
Three weeks following the death of her mother, Cozy C. SHREVE, infant daughter of Ernest SHREVE of Lower Tyrone township, died Sunday afternoon.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock, with Rev. OLEWEIN, officiating. 
Courier.  Thurs.  11-6-1919


bullet Elizabeth SHREVE died in 1816. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(38)

COMMUNICATED.
DIED—On the morning of the 13th inst. in Washington Township, this Coun ty; Elizabeth Shreve, consort of Israel Shreve, in the Nineteenth year o f her age—She was taken speachless, and motionless almost instantly, ex cept at intervals when she had violent Spasm's and expired in about fou rteen hours—She was an ornament to society and died lamented.—
The Genius of Liberty, and Fayette Advertiser.
Union, Sat. Feb. 17, 1816. No. 41 of vol. XI Pg. 3, col. 2.


bullet John W. SHREVE died in 1931. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(39)

JOHN W. SHREVE
May 8, 1931
John W. Shreve, aged 80 years, two months and 22 days, died at 12:50 a. m., Sunday, May 8, 1931, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Yowler, 11 Vance street. Death was due to a heart ailment.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Columbia Shreve and the following children: Mrs. Yowler, Mrs. Cline Hess, Chillicothe, Ohio; Mrs. J. T. Spielman, Willard, Ohio; Mrs. Daniel O'Connor, Mansfield, Ohio; and Mrs. Nora Markley, of West Virginia. Three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Kincle, Mrs. Rose Oldaker and Mrs. Martha Huncle, all of West Virginia, 20 grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be solemnized this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Yowler home in charge of Rev. J. O. Archer, pastor of the Free Methodist church, assisted by Rev., Mr., Page.
Tuesday morning the body will be taken to Mt. Nebo cemetery, Buckhannon, W. Va., for burial.


bullet James SHRIVER died in 1931. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Funeral services for James Shriver, accidentally drowned while swimming at Sandy Lake, Mich., where he was spending a vacation, will be held in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William F. Shriver, 161 Morgantown street, Uniontown, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services will be in charge of Rev. J. C. Clark. Burial will be in South Brownsville.
(Herald - July 13, 1931)


bullet Levi C. SHRIVER died in 1932. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Levi C. Shriver, aged 79 years, seven months and 25 days, died in his home in Prospect street, South Brownsville, at 7 o'clock Saturday evening, December 31, 1932.  Death was due to heart trouble.
Surviving are two children, William of Uniontown, and Nellie at home.  Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.  His wife preceded him in death several years.
Deceased was a member of the Masonic Order and a miller by trade, though retired for a number of years.  Services will be held in the home is afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. ?????
(balance of obit is missing)


bullet Washington SHRIVER died in 1861. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(17)

At his residence in Redstone township, Fayette county, February 6, 1861, Washington Shriver.
The Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, March 7, 1861.


bullet Sarah Barnes SHROEDER died in 1937. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Word has reached here telling of the death Thursday morning, June 3, 1937, of Mrs. Sarah Barnes Shroeder, in her home at Marshall, Mich.  She was 68.
Formerly a resident of Menallen township, Mrs. Shroeder went to Michigan where she has lived for the past 40 years.
Her husband preceded her in death. 
Surviving are three sons and one daughter, all residents of Michigan; and two brothers, Hezekiah and James Barnes, of Uniontown.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon in Marshall, Mich.
(Herald - June 4, 1937)


Dorothy E. Nichols SHROYER (1913-1995)

DOROTHY E. SHROYER

   Dorothy E. Nichols Shroyer, 82, of Confluence died Friday, June 23, in her home. She is survived by two sisters, Ada Violet King of Somerset and Ethel Mitchell of Berlin; a brother, Harold Ohler, a special niece, Dorothy Marlene Metheney, and a special nephew, Benjamin Harbaugh, all of Confluence; and other nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Humbert Funeral Home, Logan Place, Confluence, today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– January 28, 1913
   Died—– June 23, 1995


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, June, 1995

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bullet Walter Clayton SHROYER died in 1938. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)

SHROYER, WALTER CLAYTON

Somerset----Jan. 24---Walter Clayton SHROYER, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward SHROYER of Blough, near Hooversville, died Friday afternoon of pneumonia.  He leaves his parents, five brothers, and five sisters.  
CC  1-24-1938


Betty M. SHRUM (1927-1996)

BETTY M. SHRUM

   Betty Marie Shrum, 68, of Greensburg and Monroeville, died on Thursday, March 21, 1996, in Rolling Hills Manor Nursing Home, Baldwin Borough. She was born in Uniontown, on May 20, 1927, daughter of the late Frank Stana and Katherine Kotlar. She was the wife of the late William E. Shrum; dear mother of W. Richard Shrum of Mt. Lebanon and the late Mark David Shrum; grandmother of Eric and Jayne Shrum; sister, of Joanne Leptinsky of Elizabeth Township, Dolores Myslewski of Greensburg, Dorothy Sofish of Belle Vernon, and the late Frances Stana. The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 4075 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville. Friends will be received in the GENE VANHORN FUNERAL HOME, Corner of Beatty and Rt. 48 North, on Saturday, March 23, 1996 from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Sunday, March 24, 1996 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Bernadette Church, Monroeville, on Monday, March 25, 1996 at 10:30 a.m.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, March, 1996

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Thomas SHUBA (1929-1994)

SHUBA, THOMAS— Friends will be received in the Dearth Funeral Home, New Salem, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said Thursday at 10 a.m., in St. Thomas R.C. Church, Footedale, with the Rev. Fr. James L. Popochock as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Parish Wake Service today at 8:30 p.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– December 22, 1929
   Died—– October 15, 1994


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, October, 1994

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Bernard F. SHUBERT (1938-2000)

   Bernard F. Shubert (Snegs), 62, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, peacefully at his home, comforted by his loving family. He was born Jan. 2 1938 in Monarch, a son of the late George Sr. and Mary (Langor) Shubert. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Donald Shubert. Bernard was a member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville. He worked at Anchor Glass in South Connellsville for over 29 years until his retirement in 1993, and was also a union representative of Local 124 for many years. Bernard served in the United States Marine Corp. 1956-1958 and was a member of AMVETS Post #103 of Hopwood. He served on the board of directors of the Independent Slovak Citizens Club in Connellsville until recently, and the Monarch Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving are his devoted wife Mary (Lessick) Shubert; his two daughters; Deborah (Debbie) and her husband Calvin Trader of Connellsville and Kathleen (Kathy) and her husband Dou g Collins of Connellsville; four grandchildren, Andrea Collins, Kelly Collins, Paige Trader and Annie Trader, all of Connellsville; three sisters, Josephine Cross of Milesburg, Betty Nagy of Monarch and Geraldine and her husband Jerry Dreese of Bellefonte; three brothers, James Shubert and his wife Esther of Connellsville, Robert Shubert and his wife Barb of Little Summit and George Shubert and his wife Nancy of Monarch and many close nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 N. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday (time to be announced) in St. John the Evangelist RC Church in Connellsville with the Rev. John Butler as celebrant. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery in Uniontown.


©The Herald Standard 2000, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, November 16, 2000

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Catherine SHUBERT ( -1924)

MRS. CATHERINE SHUBERT

   Mrs. Catherine Shubert of Mount Braddock, 34 years of age died at the Uniontown Hospital at 4:45 o’clock Saturday.


The Weekly Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, October 2, 1924, page 6 column 6

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George J. SHUBERT (1902-1975)

SHUBERT (SCHUBERT), GEORGE J.— Age 73 years of Republic, Pa., died Tuesday, November 25, 1975 at 9:30 p.m. in the Golden Age Nursing Home, Brownsville, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Oliver, Pa., July 16 1902, a son of the late John and Susan Svolinsky Shubert. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Steve, in 1971. Surviving are his wife, Matilda Steving Shubert; one son, John of McKees Rocks, Pa.,; two grandsons: the following brothers and sisters: John of Isabella, Pa.,; Joseph of Republic; Louis of Thompson 2; Mrs. Andrew (Anna) Pavlik of Republic; Elizabeth Schubert of Republic; Mrs. Mary Prendergast of Alexandria, Va.; Mrs. Louis (Theresa) Horwath of Blainesburg, Pa. He was a member of Holy Rosary R. C. Church, Republic, and UMWA Local 762, Vestaburg. Friends will be received in the Carlo J. Marucci Funeral Home, Route 166, Republic, today from 6 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. and on Friday until 8:30 a.m. when a prayer service will be held followed by Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Rosary R. C. Church, Republic, with Rev. Fr. Henry J. Marclack as celebrant. Interment in LaFayette Memorial Cemetery, Parish Rosary Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Social Security Death Index for George Shubert of Republic, Fayette, PA:
   Born—– July 16, 1902
   Died—– November 25, 1975


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Wednesday, November 26, 1975, page 45, column 8

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Isabella SHUFF ( -1869)

Died

  SHUFF— At Springhill Furnace, Pa., June 9th, of consumption, Miss Isabella Shuff, aged 20 years.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, July 1, 1869, Vol. II, No. 25, page 3, column 5

Contributed by Roy Lockart


Barbara E. SHULTZ (1956-2008)

   Barbara E. Shultz, 52, of Normalville (Clinton), Fayette County, Pa., passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. She was born Jan. 30, 1956, in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., a daughter of the late Earl and Elizabeth E. "Betty" Layman Fulton. Barbara was a lifelong resident of Clinton, and a graduate of Connellsville High School, with the Class of 1973. She worked as a notary public, and was a member of Connie's Karaoke Club. Barbara will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by her loving children, Christopher Shultz and wife, Amanda, and Stephanie Collins and husband, Bob, all of Normalville, and Elizabeth Herman and husband, Jim, of Mill Run, Fayette County, Pa.; her grandchildren, Dylan, Vanessa, Natilee, and Nicholas Herman, and Alex Collins; her twin sister, Robin Fike, of Clinton; her brother, Gregory Fulton and wife, Connie, of Clinton; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Delmas Shultz, in 2005; a son, Todd Shultz; a brother, Anthony Fulton; and a niece, Bobbye Jo Fulton Laws. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 711, Melcroft, Fayette County, Pa., where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Barry Witt, officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Snyder Cemetery, Saltlick Township, Fayette County, Pa.


©The Herald Standard 2008, Uniontown, PA, Monday, February 4, 2008

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Bertha Mae Fry SHULTZ (1897-1987)

   Bertha Mae Fry Shultz, 90, of 407 Braddock St., Mount Pleasant, died Thursday in Charles E. Lyons Nursing Home, Jeannette. She was born Aug. 13, 1897, daughter of the late Zacharia and Emma J. Sheets Fry. She was a life member of Mount Pleasant Church of God. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Mathews of Mount Pleasant, R.D. 4; a son, Roy Shultz Jr. of New Kensington; 12 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, A. Roy Shultz in 1981, and a son, Claude in 1978.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, August 20, 1987

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Bessie Belle Pastorious SHULTZ (1900-1962)

MRS. DENVER SHULTZ

   Mrs. Bessie Belle Shultz, 62, of 1715 East Crawford Ave., died at 1:25 a.m. today in her home after a brief illness. She was born Aug. 7, 1900, at Fairchance, a daughter of the late George and Cora Belle Maust Pastorious, and had lived at the East Crawford Ave. address since 1929. She was a member of the First Christian Church and its Martha Norton Bible Class. Surviving are her husband, Denver Shultz; two sons, Robert of Connellsville, R. D. 2; nine grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur Pastorious of New Salem, R. D. 1, and Adam of Connellsville, and two sisters, Mrs. Earl (Ruth) Rohrer of Clarksville and Mrs. Melvin (Susan) Bowman of Oakland, Md. She was preceded in death by a daughter Ruth in 1939 and two sisters. The body will be at the Brooks funeral home after 7 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held there at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. George D. Massay officiating. Interment will be in Green Ridge Memorial Park.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, October 8, 1962, page 4, column 5

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bullet Daniel SHULTZ died in 1925. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)

SHULTZ, DANIEL
Meyersdale, March 9—Daniel SHULTZ, one of Meyersdale’s well-known residents, died at his home in North street Saturday, at 12:30 noon, after being confined to his bed two weeks.  About a year ago Mr. SHULTZ had a fall, breaking several ribs, one of them puncturing the lung, and since then he gradually grew weaker (rest cut off)  Connellsville Courier  Thurs. 3-12-1925


Dillen L. SHULTZ ( -1996)

DILLEN L. SHULTZ

   Dillen L. “Pickle” Shultz, 69, of 1011 ridge Blvd., Connellsville, died Wednesday, June 5, 1996, at the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. Friends will be received at the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Matas officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery with military rites being conducted at the gravesite.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, June, 1996

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Harold G. SHULTZ ( -1935)

HAROLD G. SHULTZ

   Harold G. Shultz, aged 10 years and 11 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Shultz, of Bethelboro, died Monday morning at 1:45 from heart disease. He had been ill only a short time. Besides his parents the little fellow is survived by three sisters, Lena, Helen and Wilma. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at the home at 2:30 o’clock. The Rev. George Dudd, pastor of the Hopwood M. E. church, will be in charge. Burial will be in the Hopwood cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Wednesday, March 13, 1935, page 10 column 3

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bullet John SHULTZ died in 1864. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(11)

SHULTZ-At his residence in Saltlick Tp, April 5th, 1864, of Typhoid Fever and Consumption, John Shultz Esq., aged about 55 years.
The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa. April 28, 1864.


Joseph SHULTZ ( -1945)

JOSEPH SHULTZ

   Joseph Shultz, 74, died Saturday at his home at Masontown of a heart condition. He leaves a son, a daughter, Mrs. John Kurnava of Royal, and 11 grandchildren.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, October 22, 1945, page 2, column 5

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Mildred S. Shipley SHULTZ (1908-1997)

MILDRED S. SHULTZ

   Mildred Shipley Shultz, 89, formerly from the Ronco and Mather areas died Thursday, April 24, 1997, in Fayette Health Care Center, Uniontown, Pa. She was born April 16, 1908, in Ronco, Pa., daughter of Adolphus Shipley and Frances Maude Work Shipley. On April 24, 1926, she married Frank J. Shultz. He died August 8, 1948. She was a cashier at the Union Supply Store in Ronco and a member of Mather Christian Church. She is survived by a son, Frank J. Shultz of Emmaus, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Allen (Nancy Dayton) Jones of Dunbar, Pa.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. Three brothers, Howard Shipley, Arthur E. Shipley Sr., and Charles Shipley, are deceased. Friends will be received at the BEHM FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 188, Jefferson, Pa., today from 12 to 8 p.m. where services will be held Monday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Neil W. Hoppe officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, April, 1997

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bullet Nora Y. SHULTZ died in 1931. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(28)

Nora Y. Shultz
Mrs. Nora Yowler Shultz, aged 38 years, nine months and two days, died at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 1931, in the Uniontown Hospital of pneumonia.   She is survived by her husband, Harry Shultz and 10 children, all at home at Percy.  Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yowler, of Percy, and the following brothers and sisters, also survive: Mrs. Arthur Gouker, Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Joseph Chauncey, Alexander, Va; Paul Yowler, Kansas City, Mo.; Althea, Ella, Cecil and Elwood, all at home.  The body was removed to the mortuary of the Nixon Undertaking establishment in Morgantown Street.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Elmer P. SHUMAKER, Sr. ( -1970)

ELMER P. SHUMAKER SR.

   Elmer P. Shumaker Sr., formerly of Belle Vernon, R. D. 3, died in the Presbyterian Home, Pittsburgh. He was a member and ruling Elder of the Rehoboth Presbyterian Church in Rostraver Township. He was a member of the Donora Lodge No. 626 F. & A. M. and other Masonic organizations. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nellie T. Shumaker; a son, Elmer P. Jr. of Brussels, Belgium; one daughter, Mrs. Ashley (Mary Lu) Martin of Mount Lebaon [Lebanon]; and one great-grandchild.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, November 21, 1970, page 11, column 1

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James E. SHUMAKER (1935-1996)

JAMES E. SHUMAKER

   James E. Shumaker, 60, of Clarksville, formerly of Vesta 7 (Brownsville), died at 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 1996, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Jenners, Pa., son of William M. and Genevieve Booza Shumaker of Clarksville. Preceding him in death was his wife, Camilla Reed Shumaker on Jan. 19, 1995, whom he was married to for over 20 years. Mr. Shumaker was a coal miner with Jones & Laughlin Company, and served with the U.S. Army. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Denbo Heights Christian Church of Brownsville. In addition to his parents he is survived by two brothers, William J. and Richard L. Shumaker, both of Clarksville; and one sister, Maryellen Popielarcheck of Mechanicsville, Md. Friends will be received in the BEHM FUNERAL HOME, INC., Rt. 188, Jefferson, Pa., this evening from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday until 11 a.m., the hour of the service, with the Rev. Roland O’Brien officiating. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery, Centerville.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, April, 1996

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Rev. John SHUMAR (1923-1989)

REV. JOHN SHUMAR

   Rev. John E. Shumar, 66, of Uniontown, died on Tuesday in the Brownsville General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Dressel Boyd Shumar; the following children, John Shumar and Linda Workman both of Brownsville, Ronald and Joel both of New Salem, Mrs. Robert (Priscilla) Tarr of Grindstone, Timothy of East Millsboro; and the children’s mother, Dorothy Shumar of Brownsville; 23 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; three great step- grandchildren; and the following step-children, John and Albert Scholtz both of New Salem; Mrs. Everett (Sharon) Friend of Smithfield; Wayne Scholtz of Alexandria, Va.; Terry and Mark Boyd of Uniontown; a sister, Myrtle Ritz of Republic. Friends will be received in the Barnett Funeral Home, Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9, and Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– April 21, 1923
   Died—– December, 1989


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, April, 1989

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bullet Harvey J. SHUPE obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project. (12)

HARVEY J. SHUPE
Harvey J. Shupe, 70-year-old Mt. Pleasant man and member of one of Westmoreland county's best known families, died at 6:10 o'clock Monday evening at his home following an invalidism of several years.
The deceased, whose wife preceded him in death two years ago, was a brother of Mrs. W. C. Mullan, 64 West South street, this city, and Sherman Shupe, Wichita, Kan. He was also an uncle of Mrs. Davis W. Henderson, Derrick avenue, and Tom Lynch Mullan, Lincoln street.
Mrs. Shupe was well-known in the Pittsburgh section where, for many years, he had been traveling representative for a widely known tobacco firm.
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Shupe home in North church street. Mt. Pleasant. Burial in the family lot in Mt. Pleasant cemetery.


J. Wade SHUPE ( -1903)

SEVENTY PERSONS KILLED IN DUQUESNE LIMITED WRECK
PASSENGERS SCALDED TO DEATH
IN A CROWDED SMOKING CAR.

Big Atlantic Type Engine Struck Pile of
Lumber and Terrible Disaster
Followed at Laurel Run.

THE DEAD AND INJURED ARE BROUGHT HERE.

Two Well Known Young Connellsville Men and Father C. E.
Feinello of Italian Catholic Church Among the Dead.
Pitiful Scenes at the Wreck and on the Relief Train
Coming Up to Connellsville.

The Dead and Injured.

DEAD. Charles Langford, Wilmerding, Pa.
The list of dead, as identified at the J. Edgerly, Butler, Pa.
  morgues of J. E. Sims, J. S. Stader Richard D. Ducett, Baltimore, Md.
  and Morris & Co. at 2 o’clock this Charles M. Grey, Baltimore, Md.
  afternoon are as follows: J. Twilly, Brooklyn, N. Y.
C. A. Wilson, Connellsville, Pa., Herbert Homes, Emelton, Pa.
  identified this morning. C. L. Heater, Assistant Division
Leo Wubbeler, Beaver Falls, Pa.   Engineer, Hazelwood, Pa.
Prospera Francesko, Allegheny A. G. Protzman, residence unknown.
James W. Coakley, Rochester, Pa. Gesso, an Italian.
M. Myerowitch, Johnstown, Pa. Unknown Chinaman
T. J. Farman, Philadelphia, Pa. Jesse Hines, Tarbora, N. C.
Walter Stewart, Camden, N. J. F. B. Nolker, Eldridge, Md.
Geo. F. Rhein, Baltimore, Md. Chas. M. Wagner, Berkeley Springs,
John K. Powers, Cumberland, Md.   W. Va.
M. K. Smith, E. S. Goldsmith and John H. Willis, Pittsburg, Pa.
C. A. Feinnello, Connellsville. Charles K. Stendorf, residence
W. A. Gaed, Agent C. V. R. R.,   unknown.
  Martinsburg, W. Va. Charles M. Zepler, Philadelphia, Pa.
Harold B. Morrison, 131 Flowers W. A. Kalp, Mt. Pleasant, Pa.
  street, Pittsburg. S. S. Roush, B & O employee
J. Wade Shupe, Mt. Pleasant, Pa. Alfred C. Bannard, Pittsburg, Pa.
G. J. Winkler, a member of the fire J. W. Martin, Hancock, Md.
  department, Westmont, Pa. John Adams, Addison, N. J.
William Sheedy, Patterson Creek, John Simon, Hungarian, New York.
  W. Va. Unknown Slav.
Carmine M. Mitchell, Rochester, Pa. J. W. Keczner, Cumberland, Md.
Joseph Grey, Brooklyn, N. Y. James Fox, residence unknown.
E. Reynolds, York, Pa. Joseph ------, residence unknown
S. E. Good, McKeesport, Pa. Fifteen dead still unidentified
Joseph Shelhaus, Rochester, Pa.
J. W. Ketzner, Cumberland, Md. INJURED.
G. W. Biser, Berkeley Springs, Edward Keffer, Somerset, Pa.;
  W. Va.   fatally.
B. Murray, Pittsburg, aged 12 years. Harry Devlin, Connellsville and
Joseph Cook, fireman, Glenwood, Pa. Cumberland; serious.
Louis Helgroth, conductor, John Brownlee, North Braddock;
 Cumberland, Md.   slight; left for New York last night.
William Thornley, engineer, Thomas Dom, baggagemaster; head
  Glenwood, Pa.   cut; went to home in Pittsburg.

   The most appalling disaster in the history of the Pittsburg Division of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad occurred at Laurel run, two miles west of Dawson, last evening. Sixty-eight passengers and three trainmen were killed in a mad plunge of the Duquesne Limited on a sharp reverse curve, caused by some heavy timbers falling from a west-bound freight train to the east-bound track, along which the Limited was speeding at the rate of 50 miles an hour. Forty-three passengers met instant death or were cooked by hissing steam escaping from engine No. 1465. Five passengers died on the relief train between the scene of the wreck and the Connellsville station. Eight passengers and Conductor Helgroth died at the hospital. The scenes

Harrowing Scenes.

at the wreck were harrowing. Half a hundred passengers, most of them English speaking, were literally cooked alive in the smoking car. A second disaster was averted by the presence of mind of Conductor Helgroth, fatally burned at the time, Conductor Edward Baker, who was dead-heading over to Cumberland on the Duquesne, and Baggagemaster Thomas Dom. They rushed up the track the instant the wrecked train had come to a standstill and with matches flagged train No. 49, which was stopped by Engineer Mose Johnston only within half a car length of the wreck. Helgroth fell fainting alongside the track after No. 49 was stopped and died at the hospital at 3 o’clock this morning. Dom was bleeding from a wound eight or ten inches long on the head and suffering from internal injuries when he realized the danger of a second disaster after his car had toppled over almost into the Yough river and ran up the track with Helgroth and Baker. The latte was riding in the rear of the train and was not injured.

   Engineer William Thornley, a veteran at the throttle, had the big Atlantic No. 1465 doing 50 miles an hour or better on one of the best stretches of running ground on the Pittsburg Division when the accident happened. Fireman Joseph Cook, just a week off the Wheeling Division, was on the other side of the cab. The train was

Running Fifty Miles an Hour.

made up of eight cars, two Pullmans, a dining car, in charge of Conductor F. R. Nichols, three day coaches, a regulation baggage and a sealed express car. Some distance below Laurel run the Duquesne passed the west-bound freight. Thornley hadn’t started to slow down for Dawson; in fact he had his throttle wide open approaching the reverse curve just at the Laurel run bridge. While the curve is a sharp one, the track and roadbed are good at that point and passenger engineers bent on making their schedule do not shut off when taking the curve. There was not an instant’s warning that death was at hand for half a hundred passengers. Before Thornley had time to push back his throttle a notch the mighty Atlantic plunged from the track after striking several 60-foot timbers which had fallen over from the west-bound track. The engine passed over the obstruction, but the ends tilted and caught the tender, throwing it high into the air aver the top of the engine and nearly 100 yards up the track, where it landed sideways, blocking both tracks. The ponderous engine plunged in between the two tracks for a short distance and then caromed over on its side to the right. The sealed express car went clear down to the river, ploughing to the right. The baggage car telescoped the engine and landed down over the bank clear of the tracks. The first day coach followed the baggage, but the momentum of the train by this time was losing force and instead of telescoping the engine the coach veered off the right.

   Fireman Cook had the hand of the steam gauge around to the 200 mark. As the smoker, crowded to the full capacity of every seat, ripped along the side of the big passenger engine the steam dome caught it just at the window height. Wrecked and battered open as it was, every ounce of steam from the engine poured forth its hissing messenger of death. From end to end the scalding cloud shot across the interior of the car. Not a single passenger escaped the deadly summons to another world. One inhalation was fatal. Every one of the dead passengers is burned. Some of them are scalded from head to foot. The skin

Dead Awfully Distorted

came off with their clothes at the morgues in town last night and this morning as the undertakers and their assistants prepared the bodies for burial. The features of the dead were terribly and horribly distorted in many instances. Death came quickly, but its agony evidently was intense. Not a soul escaped from the smoking car. Those who were not killed outright were rescued within a few minutes by passengers from the Pullman cars and the other day coaches which followed the smoker. All of the cars were derailed, but they did not leave the road bed. The tracks were torn up for over a train length and the big timbers responsible for all the damage were splintered into hundreds of pieces and imbedded and tangled in the under mechanism of the cars. In the front portion of the coach immediately following the ill-fated smoker several passengers were killed. One of these was not taken out of the wreck until after daylight this morning. He was Chas. Zepler, who was pinned in by the wreckage close to the roof of the car. He had left his wife and son but a few minutes before the accident, going forward from the day coach to take a smoke. He hardly had time to get to the forward end of the smoking car until the crash came. Mrs. Zepler and her little son came to Connellsville last night, the former hoping against hope that her husband would turn up safe. The recovery of his body was broken to her as gently as possible and today she will accompany the remains to their home in Philadelphia. Another passenger, who stood close to the door of the second coach and the smoker was caught between the bumpers as the two cars crashed together. For 30 minutes he sat with feet dangling down between the bumpers, but held in the death grip about the waist until death relieved his sufferings. To Arthur May, an express messenger on No. 49, this passenger begged piteously either to be released or killed outright. No one could give relief, and strong hearts turned away and wept as the unfortunate man’s life passed away in violent convulsions, irantically pleading with God for mercy and the chance to see his family once more.

No Survivors.

   There is not a survivor of the smoking car able to tell the experiences of the few seconds during which the car was filled with steam. Two of the survivors, Edward Devlin and John Brownlee, at the Cottage hospital, may recover. All the balance will die, Dr. T. H. White said to a Courier reporter today.

   Edison Goldsmith was sitting about the middle of the smoking car. Shortly after leaving Pittsburg he was invited back into the dining car by Andrew Hans of Connellsville to have dinner on the way up. He declined the invitation, remarking that his upper would be waiting at home and he didn’t want to disappoint his mother.

   M. K. Smith, Division Operator of the Connellsville Division of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, was riding well up in the smoking car or the front end of the coach next the smoker, his exact place on the train being unknown. It was not until 5 o’clock this morning that Smith was identified. He had been in Pittsburg Wednesday on railroad business and Mrs. Smith expected him home by 8 o’clock. She was assured by friends that he was not on the train and that he was detained at work by the wreck. None of Mr. Smith’s friends were aware that he was among the dead until his body was taken in charge at Morris & Company’s morgue. There papers on his person gave the startling information that he was among the victims. Friends then made a closer examination and readily identified him. At 8 o’clock, Mrs. Smith was waiting for her husband to drop in for breakfast when the news of his death was broken to her.

   J. Wade Shupe, a prominent citizen of Mt. Pleasant, was not identified until about 8 o’clock this morning. Friends came for the remains this afternoon. Mr. Shupe was married and was a son of O. P. Shupe, the well-known flour mill man and capitalist.

Passengers to the Rescue.

   The passengers on the Pullman cars were not shaken up much. The dining car was well filled at the time the engine jumped the track. Conductor Nichol was hurled headlong down the aisle and dishes were scattered in all directions. A. D. Soisson and wife and W. H. Marietta and Andrew Haas were in the dining car. They were not injured. Mr. Haas and Marietta were among the first to rescue the dead and injured from the smoking car. Once or twice the wrecked cars were threatened with fire, but the flames were quickly checked. The wreck crew worked clearing up the tracks all night and had them open this morning.

   As fast as the bodies were recovered from the smoking car they were laid side by side on a high bank above the railroad. Some of them were covered with handkerchiefs, etc., while other stared in awful hideousness under the glare of many torch lights. Steam blistered the tongues and lips of the victims to an awful size and they protruded in a sickening manner. Fireman Cook was found clear of his engine. Engineer Thornley was under the wheels of the smoking car. The top of his head was crushed in. Otherwise he was not much marked or burned.

The Dead Trainmen.

   William Thornley, the engineer who lost his life in the wreck of the Duquesne Limited last night, was one of the best known men in the railroad service about Pittsburg. Mr. Thornley was first engaged in the B & O service as engineer of September 15, 1882, when he began running as freight engineman from Pittsburg on the local division to Connellsville. He knew every inch of the road, and was regarded form his first week of service as one of the most careful men in the service. He followed his freight work several years and then was assigned to passenger runs on local trains, then to through runs. When the Duquesne Limited was instituted by the B & O between four and five years ago, just after the reorganization was begun, one of the enginemen selected for the responsibility of seeing that the train was run on schedule time was Thornley. He had served continuously since in this service.

   Mr. Thornley’s home is at 4905 Lytle street, Hazelwood. He was 52 years old and leaves a wife, one son and three daughters. For a number of hears he lived in Connellsville.

   Fireman Cook was recently married and has been connected with the B & O since 1900, when he came from Baldwin, Tenn. He was also regarded as a first-class man in the service, this accounting for his promotion form a minor passenger run to the place with Thornley on the limited engines about a week ago. He was a member of Iron City Lodge No. 18, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen.

   Conductor Helgroth was a popular passenger man. He ran extra on the through runs and had a wide acquaintance among the patrons of the B & O. He is married and leaves a wife and family at Cumberland.

   Baggagemaster Thomas Dom for a number of years made his home in Connellsville, having runs out of here. He is not dangerously hurt. He is at the Cottage hospital. Dom lives in Pittsburg and has a wife and several children.

Arrival of the Dead

   After the arrival of the relief train and the disposition of the dead and injured the crowd at the depot waited for the arrival of the morgue train. Forty-three bodies were unloaded from the train and taken to City Hall, which Burgess C. W. Patterson had thrown open. Prisoners were released from the cells to make room for the corpses. From City Hall, Undertakers Morris & Co., J. E. Sims and J. L. Stader took charge of all the bodies they could handle. Thirty-seven bodies are at Sims’ morgue, 15 at Morris & Co.’s and 16 at Straders’. All the nearby undertakers were telephoned for and came to lend their assistance in the work of cleaning up the bodies. It was a hard, long task, but under the circumstances it was very well handled.

   Today the town is in a state of intense excitement. The morgues are crowded with visitors, viewing the unidentified dead. Rumors of identifications are rampant on the streets, each new name added to the list bringing with it a new aftermath of heart-rending sorrow. Early this morning, people from all over the country flocked into town, uncertain regarding the safety of their friends known to be in Pittsburg yesterday. In spite of a drizzling rain great crowds are about the morgues, some morbidly inclined, others searching for news of missing friends. S. E. Good of McKeesport, one of the dead, was on his way to New York where he was to be married tomorrow. His brothers identified his remains this morning.

Article continues with the history of the Duquesne Limited.


The Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday Evening, December 30, 1903, page 8, column 4

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bullet John SHUPE Sr. died in 1861. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(4)

Nov 12th, 1861, of Palsy, at his residence in Bullskin Tp., JOHN SHUPE Sr., aged 81 years 3 months and 10 days. Mr Shupe has been a member of the United Brethran for many years. He was a good man and much respected by all who knew him.
The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa. December 5, 1861.
Vol. 1, no. 44, pg 5. col. 5.


Minnie SHUPE (1875-1950)

SHUPE FUNERAL

   The funeral service for Mrs. Minnie Shupe, 75, of Kingview, who died at her home Wednesday evening, will be held Sunday afternoon with a prayer at the home at 1:30 o’clock followed by additional rites in the El Bethel Church of the Brethren at White at 2:30 o’clock with Rev. J. Lloyd Nedrow of Wooddale officiating. Interment will be in Eutsey Cemetery. She was born March 19, 1875 at McClure, near Scottdale, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Korns Cropp. Her early life was spent at White and she lived at her late address for the past 32 years. She was a member of the El Bethel Church of the Brethren. Surviving are two sons, Harry of Connellsville, R. D. 2, and Simon of Dunbar; five daughters, Mrs. Harry Childs of Masontown, Mrs. Cecil McCabe of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Robert Ulery of Apollo, Mrs. James Thomas of Point Marion and Mrs. Steve Katko of Brownsville; 30 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Julius Cropp of White and John Cropp of Kingview, and one sister, Mrs. Bertha Nicholson of White. Her husband, Oliver Shupe, preceded her in death September 22, 1949


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, July 21, 1950 page, 5 column 2

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Minnie B. SHUPE (1880-1949)

MINNIE B. SHUPE

  MOUNT PLEASANT, Aprl 22,— Minnie B. Shupe, 60, lifelong resident of South Huntingdon township, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday at her home near the high school building after a six month illness. She was born February 8, 1880, a daughter of the late Wesley and May Geckie Shupe. A member of the Barron Run E. U. B. Church and its Ladies Bible Class, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Reynolds of Yukon and Olive at home. The body was taken to the Dunn funeral home at Madison, from where it will be removed at noon Sunday to the Barron Run E. U. B. Church for the funeral service at 3:30 P. M. Rev. Ivan S. Thompson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be made in Barron Run Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, April 22, 1949, page 2, column 4

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bullet Mary SHUTAK died in 1931. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Miss Mary Shutak, aged 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Shutak of Denbo, Washington county, died in the Brownsville General Hospital, Tuesday, July 21, 1931, of complications.  In addition to her parents she is survived by the following brothers and sisters:  John, Anna, Susie, Michael, Jr., Lizzie and Steve, all at home. 
The funeral cortege will form at the home of the parents, House 74, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock and will proceed to the Orthodox church, West Brownsville, where services will be in charge of the pastor, Rev. Mr. Tateychuck.  Burial will be in Redstone cemetery.

Mary SHUTSY ( -1921)

MRS. MARY SHUTSY

   Mrs. Mary Shutsy of Leisenring No. 1 died Thursday evening at 9:05 o’clock after a lingering illness of two months. She was 56 years of age her last birthday. Mrs. Shutsy was born in Klukov, Austria. She came to this country 32 years ago, residing all the time in Leisenring No. 1, being one of the oldest residents of that place. She is survived by her husband, Aloysius Shutsy, one son, John A. Shutsy, a retired merchant of Leisenring; two daughters, Mary, at home, and Mrs. Zophie Faltin, of Leisenring. One sister and brother, resident in Bridgeport, Conn. The deceased was well known throughout the coke region and had a wide circle of friends. Her youngest son, Aloysius, Shutsey [Shutsy], died of wounds received in action in the Argonne Forest September 28, 1918.


The Weekly Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, January 27, 1921, page 6, column 4

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bullet Anna SHUTTY died in 1937. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Mrs. Anna Shutty of House 221, Footedale, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Wednesday afternoon, June 30, 1937, at 2:15, following an illness of complications.
Surviving are her husband Joseph; two children, Josephine and Florence; her father, Andrew Panik of Marguerite, Pa.; and the following brothers and sisters:  Felix of Buffington; Andrew and Barnard of Jennerstown; Fred of New Rochelle; Elizabeth and Veronica of Marguerite.
Funeral services will be announced later.


Katherine Orloski SHWALLON ( -1997)

KATHERINE SHWALLON

   Katherine Shwallon, 74, of West Brownsville, Pa., formerly of Vesta 6, died Tuesday, May 6, 1997, in her home. She is survived by sons, Joseph A. and wife, Marie Shwallon Jr., of West Brownsville, Michael A. and wife, Emma Shwallon of Richeyville and James W. Shwallon and his fiancée, Karen Phillips, both of Filbert, Pa.; a daughter, Rosemarie Hearn and husband, William of Monongahela; a sister, Helen Ridge of Daisytown; a brother, John Orloski of Parma, Ohio; six grandsons; one granddaughter; and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends in the Confer Funeral Home, 515 Front St., Brownsville, this evening from 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be announced.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, May, 1997

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Monroe S. SIBEL ( -1939)

MONROE S. SIBEL

   Monroe S. Sibel, 92 years old, died at 8 o’clock Monday night at his home in Jefferson township, Somerset county. He is survived by these children: Mrs. Jacob Hockard with whom he lived, Mrs. Lela Alexander of Buffalo, N.Y., Miss Grace Sibel of Pittsburgh and B. D. Sibel, address unknown. The funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon at the Stahlstown Methodist Church in charge of Rev. R. A. nelson of Ligonier. Interment will be made in Stahlstown Methodist Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, October 11, 1939, page 6, column 3

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Helen F. Mozden SIBLE (1933-2005)

Helen F. (Mozden) Sible, 72, of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., died Saturday, December 3, 2005, at home. She was born on April 19, 1933, in Uniontown, Pa., the daughter of John and Katherine (Sweck) Mozden.

Her parents, husband, James J. Sible, a daughter, Carol Ann Sible, six sisters, Geneieve Sitnick, Rose Keighley, Violet Petrus, Stella Petrush, Dorothy Sheba and Kathryn Rabatin and a brother Bernard Mozden, preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory is her children: James J. Sible, Jr. and Catherine Vrabel and husband, John; a brother, Edward Mozden; a sister, Josephine Conchilla; a special young lady, Tara Hartz; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. Helen was a member of Saint Mary (Nativity) Roman Catholic Church, Uniontown, The Catholic War Veterans and the Catholic Mother's Club of Oliver, Fayette County, Pa.

Friends will be received in the STEPHEN R. HAKY FUNERAL HOME, INC., AT SYLVAN HEIGHTS CEMETERY, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 603 North Gallatin Avenue Extension, Uniontown, Pa., tonight from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, December 6, 2005, until 9:15 a.m. when Prayers will be said. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in Saint Mary (Nativity) Roman Catholic Church, Uniontown, with the Rev. Father Micah E. Kozoil as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Uniontown. A Parish wake will be held on Monday at 2:30 p.m.


©The Herald Standard 2005, Uniontown, PA, December 4, 2005

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bullet Andrew SICHKO died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Andrew Sichko, 43, of House 43, Alicia, died at 1 o'clock Sunday morning in Uniontown Hospital.  Death was attributed to spinal meningitis contracted only Tuesday of last week.
Surviving are his widow, Helen Sichko and four children.
Private funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock in Yoney's mortuary chapel, Masontown.  Burial was also private in St. Mary's cemetery, Masontown.
(Herald - June 16, 1937)


bullet Charles SICKLES obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.

Charles Sickles, aged 21 months and 21 days, died in the Uniontown hospital Friday morning shortly after 4 o'clock of complications.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Sickles, rear of 64 Wood street.  Interment in Church Hill cemetery.


Stephen A. SICKORA (1929-1996)

STEPHEN A. SICKORA

   Stephen A. Sickora, 67, of Mount Pleasant, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1996 at his residence. He was born May 27, 1929 in Whitney, a son of the late Stephen and Rose Roscoe Sickora. He was a retired steelworker with more than 38 years service with Latrobe Steel. He was a veteran of the Korea Era, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post 446, VFW Post 3368, life member of Standard Shaft Citizens Club, Hecla Sportsman’s Club, Derry UKES and numerous other fraternal organizations. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Visitation Roman Catholic Church of Mount Pleasant. He is survived by two sons, Gregory S. Sickora and his wife, Gayle, of Latrobe and Dr. Mark S. Sickora of Champion; a grandson, Stephen J. Sickora; a step granddaughter, Billie Jo Trausi; and his special friend, Theresa Patton of Latrobe. He is also survived by three brothers, Jacob Sickora of Whitney, William Sickora of Lycippus and Robert Sickora of Latrobe; two sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Mary) Crocker and Mrs. Josephine Klim, both of Latrobe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Irene C. Bellas Sickora in 1992; two brothers, Francis and Joseph Sickora; and a sister, Elizabeth Vahal. Friends will be received from 1 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at GALONE-CARUSO’S, 204 Eagle St., Mount Pleasant. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at Visitation R.C. Church, Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Gregory F. Premoshis as celebrant. Interment with full military honors in Visitation Parish Cemetery, Mount Pleasant.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, October, 1996

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Donald W. SIDOW ( -1921)

D. W. SIDOW

  CONNELLSVILLE, June 12.— Donald W. Sidow, one year old son of August Sidow, of near Leisenring No. 1, died Sunday night. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment following in Leisenring cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, June 14, 1921

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Bertha Jane Mikita SIDUN (1930-1995)

BERTHA JANE SIDUN

   Bertha Jane Mikita Sidun, 64, of McKeesport died Thursday. She is survived by her husband, Charles Sidun; two sons, Dr. Charles Stephen Sidun and Dr. Gary Alan Sidun both of McKeesport; a brother, Peter Mikita of Elizabeth Township; nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home Inc., 1600 Coursin St., McKeesport, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 10 a.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– December 16, 1930
   Died—– November 2, 1995


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, November, 1995

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Joseph SIEMION ( -1962)

JOSEPH SIEMION

  MOUNT PLEASANT— Joseph Siemion, 88, formerly of Mount Pleasant, died Wednesday in Detroit, Mich. He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Josephine) Polakowski of Everson, Mrs. John (Emma) Dyrka of Ferndale, Mich., and Mrs. Michael (Mary) Bryga of Mount Pleasant, R. D.; five sons, Joseph Jr., Felix, Walter, Edward and George, all of Detroit; 23 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. The body will be in the Grimm funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday, where a prayer will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by requiem mass at 9 a.m. in Transfiguration Church, in charge of Msgr. Marion Rosenthal. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, December 27, 1962, page 4, column 4

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bullet John SIESKY died in 1926. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)

SIESKY, JOHN
John SIESKY, aged 82 years, a Frick pensioner, died Saturday morning, April 24, 1926, at 8 o’clock at his home in Moyer.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Catherine SIESKY and the following children:
Andrew and Joseph of Leith; Peter of Uniontown;  Ray, Henry, William, and Christ of Connellsville; Frank at home; John, Jr., of Tarr; Raymond of the U.S. Army; Mrs. Catherine HOFFMAN of Moyer and Mrs. HAMAN of Greensburg.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed. 
Herald  Mon. 4-26-1926


Blanche E. Zawislan SIKO ( -1997)

BLANCHE E. SIKO

   Blanche E. Zawislan Siko, formerly of Everson, died Jan. 20, 1997, in Akron, Ohio. She was the beloved wife of Frank Sr. (deceased); dear mother of Stanley (Dolores), Fred (Brenda), John (deceased) (Diane), Bill (deceased) (JoAnn-deceased), and Frank, Jr. (deceased) and Margaret Ann (deceased); grandmother of nine; great-grandmother of five; sister of John Zawislan of Pa., Mary Zawislan and Loretta Zawislan; and the following deceased: Stanley, Vincent and Michael.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, January, 1997

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Frances M. SIKO (1918-2004)

   Frances M. Siko, 86, of Mentor, Ohio, formerly of Carmichaels, Pa., and Winter Park, Fla., died Monday, June 21, 2004, in Heartland of Mentor, Mentor, Ohio. She was born June 9, 1918, in Continental No. 3, Fayette County, Pa., the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Hudac Rehanek. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis N. Siko Jr., whom she married on October 12, 1946, and who died in 1988; a son, Regis; brothers, Andrew, Joseph, Frank, Richard and Alexander Rehanek; and sisters, Irene Rehanek, Josephine Davidson, Nell Tomay and Marie Kavlick. She was a member of St. Hugh Church of Carmichaels, and St. Margaret Mary Church, Winter Park, Fla. Frances taught CCD Classes at St. Hugh for many years, was a member of the Rosary Society of St. Hugh, St. Margaret Mary 55 Club, AARP and Senior Friends Group Winter Park Memorial Hospital Chapter. Surviving are the following children, Arnold and wife, Judy of Wilmington, N.C., Lawrence and wife, Irene of Marblehead, Ohio, Thomas and wife, Patricia of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Richard and wife, Sharon of Mentor, Ohio, Jerome and wife, Barbara of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Joseph and wife, Cheryl of Westfield, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Anna Margaret Rehanek of Uniontown, Pa., and Dorothy Rehanek of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Friends will be received in the PAUL M. LESAKO FUNERAL HOME INC., 204 Dowlin Ave., Carmichaels, Pa., on Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held on Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Fr. John Bauer as Celebrant in St. Hugh Church, Carmichaels, Pa. Donations may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Rd., Mentor OH 44060, or Heartland of Mentor, 8200 Mentor Hills Rd., Mentor OH 44060. Parish Wake Service and Rosary will be held at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, in the funeral home.


©The Herald Standard 2004, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, June 22, 2004

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Louis SIKO ( -1963)

SIKO, (SAJKO) LOUIS — Friends will be received after 3 p.m. today in the Haky Funeral Home, 130 W. Fayette St., until Monday at 9:15 a.m. when a prayer service will be held, followed by a Requiem High Mass in St. Hugh’s R.C. Church. Rev. Fr. Thomas Carey will officiate. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Uniontown. St. Hugh’s Holy Name and Rosary Societies will meet Sunday evening at 7:30 to recite the Rosary.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Saturday, April 6, 1963, page 9, column 8

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Cyrus SILBAUGH ( -1917)

CYRUS SILBAUGH

   Cyrus Silbaugh, aged 67, died Monday evening at 11:20 o’clock at his home in Cycle avenue, East End, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Susan Silbaugh and the following sons and daughters: Dora, Wilbert, William, Mrs. Myrtle Pegg, Omar, Ralph, Nannie, and Albert Silbaugh. The grandchildren are Thorn and . D. Pegg Paul, Kenneth, Margaret [illegible] and Audrey Silbaugh. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Noah, William, C. C. Silbaugh, Jasper Silbaugh, of Uniontown; Mrs. Mary Ann Blako, Haddenville; Mrs. James Franks, Merrittstown; Miss Mattie Silbaugh, Haddenville.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, April 3, 1917, page 11, column 7

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Gertrude SILBAUGH ( -1935)

MRS. J. M. SILBAUGH OF
UNIONTOWN IS DEAD

   Mrs. Gertrude Silbaugh, 65 years old, wife of J. Milbert Silbaugh, died suddenly Friday at her home, 256 East Fayette street, Uniontown. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following children: S. Ray Silbaugh, Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Della Barkley, Fairchance; Ralph Gordon Gilbaugh, Mrs. Laura Smiley, and Mrs Ruth Mitterling, Uniontown; Marshall E., Carl D. and Joseph, at home; Mrs. Frances Connelly, Waynesburg and Stewart E. Silbaugh, New York. She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Matha Dymond; her stepmother, Mrs. Sarah Yarnell, Dunbar; two half brothers, Upton D. Speer, Dunbar, and Ewing Speer, Mount Pleasant. The funeral service will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family home. Burial will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, August 10, 1935, page 5 column 3

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Jasper T. SILBAUGH ( -1926)

JASPER T. SILBAUGH

   Jasper T. Silbaugh, aged 62 years and three months, died Wednesday morning at 4:30 at his home in Franklin township. His death was due to a complication of diseases. Mr. Silbaugh is survived by his widow, Adda May Grimes Silbaugh, three children, Dwight S., Ernest E. and Agnes, all at home; three brothers, Noah and William of Charleroi, and Chad C. of Franklin township, and three sisters, Mrs. Maryann Blake of Menallen township; Samantha Jane Franks of Luzerne township, and Miss Martha E. Silbaugh of Menallen township. One brother Cyrus, is dead. Mr. Silbaugh was born in Franklin township and spent virtually all his life in Fayette county. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock with interment in the Sandy Hill cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, November 4, 1926, page 3, column 5

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Ralph SILBAUGH ( -1958)

Former Local Man Called
Ralph Silbaugh Dies In Kansas

   A former Uniontown resident, Ralph A. Silbaugh, 63, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 1958, in the Veterans Hospital, Wichita, Kan. A son of the late Cyrus and Susan Silbaugh, Mr. Silbaugh resided here a number of years prior to accepting a position in 1936 at Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. He retired on year ago. He was a veteran of World War I with Co. D. 110th Inf. Div. He held membership in Wakefield Chapel Church, Bethelboro. Surviving are his widow, Mae Miller Silbaugh; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Kirk, Bucklin, Kan.; Mrs. Fern Fortner, Hyattsville, Md., and six grandchildren. Two brothers, William, Uniontown, Omar, Lakeside, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Pegg, Uniontown, and Mrs. Nannie Evans, Monaca, also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday in Bucklin, Kan.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Monday, August 18, 1958, page 1, column 2

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Thomas R. SILBAUGH (1947-1996)

THOMAS R. SILBAUGH

   Thomas R. Silbaugh, 48, a lifelong resident of Mather died Friday, March 1, in his home. He is survived by his wife, Janet Daugherty Silbaugh whom he married Feb. 19, 1966, two daughters, Mrs. Tammi Silbaugh Byers and her husband, Darrell, and their daughters, Danica Byers and Chelsey Byers, of Mather and Ms. Cathie Silbaugh Wheaton and her son, Stephen Wheaton, of Woodbine, Md., seven brothers, John Silbaugh of Friendship Hill, Pa., Forrest Silbaugh of Bedford, Ohio, David Silbaugh of Aliquippa, Barry Silbaugh of Roxboro, N.C., Ronald Silbaugh of Strongsville, Ohio, Alvin A. Silbaugh Jr. of Walton Hills, Ohio, and William Silbaugh of Mather, and three sisters, Mrs. Janet Silbaugh Wheeler of Marianna, Mrs. Paul (Doll) Cerar of Clarksville R.D. 1, and Mrs. Leonard (Faye) Olschesky of Parma, Ohio. The family will receive friends at the Behm Funeral Home Inc., Route 188, Jefferson, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 11 a.m.

Social Security Death Index:
   Born—– June 16, 1947
   Died—– March 15, 1996


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, March, 1996

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Winslow L. SILBAUGH ( -1945)

W. L. SILBAUGH

   While reading a newspaper at the home of a son, Winslow W. Silbaugh of Confluence died suddenly Sunday. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Humbert funeral home at Confluence. Burial will be made in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, April 2, 1945, page 2, column 4

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Thomas A. SILCOX ( -1996)

THOMAS A. SILCOX

   Thomas A. Silcox, 53, of 108 Park St., Scottdale, died Monday morning, July 29, 1996 in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, where a blessing will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist roman Catholic Church, Scottdale, with the Rev. Emil S. Payer, as celebrant. Interment will follow with full military honors in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Parish Cemetery, Scottdale. A parish wake service will be held at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, July, 1996

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bullet Arthur SILLELT died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Word has reached Uniontown of the death of Arthur Sillelt, of Harrisburg, Tuesday, April 20, 1937.  He was 58 years old and formerly a resident of Uniontown.  Death climaxed an illness of complications.
Surviving are his widow, Anna Burkholder Sillelt; three children:  Viola, Clarise and Nila, and the following brothers and sisters:  Fred Sillelt, Sr., Oliver No. 3; Mrs. John Ashton, Oliver No. 3; John Sillelt, Oliver No. 1; and Mrs. L. C. Smitley, Nemacolin.
Burial will be in Harrisburg.
(Herald - April 23, 1937)


Oda A. SILLINGS, Sr. (1899-1960)

SILLINGS, ODA A. SR.— Aged 60, 4 Continental 1 and formerly of Ohiopyle, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Saturday at 7 p.m. Born October 10, 1899 in Staunton, Va., he was the son of the late Daniel K. and Mary Swartzel Sillings. He was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness and UMWA, Brownfield local. He is survived by his wife, Kate Sillings; one son and one daughter, Oda Sillings Jr., Ohiopyle; Mrs. Barbara Olinzach, Markleysburg; twenty-one grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Lola Rodgers, Reistertown, Md.; Mrs. Delsey Davis, Wilmington, N. C. Friends are being received in the Ferguson Funeral Home, 80 Morgantown St., where services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Mr. John Piccolomini will officiate. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Monday, February 22, 1960, page 11, column 7

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Antoinette Marie SILVER (1913-2006)

   Antoinette (Nettie) Marie Silver, 93, of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Lafayette Manor, Uniontown. She was born in Uniontown, Pa., on March 12, 1913, daughter of the late Nicholas Silver, Sr., and Marie Antoinette Gerord Silver. Nettie was a member of Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Uniontown, and a member of the Maria Montessori Lodge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, George Silver, Nicholas Silver, Samuel Silver, and John Silver, and three sisters, Mary Silver Cantalamessa, Rose Silver LaCivita, and Julia Silver. She is survived by two nieces: Lena Cantalamessa Demay and Peggy Rose Silver Matheson, both of Uniontown, and a nephew, George D. Silver, Jr., of Annapolis, Maryland, and several great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, Pa., on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, May 8, 2006, until 9 a.m. at which time a Prayer Service will be held. A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 9:30 a.m. in Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Michael Crookston as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown.


©The Herald Standard 2006, Uniontown, PA, Saturday, May 6, 2006

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Nicholas SILVER ( -1907)

   Nicholas Silver, 79, widely known resident of Uniontown, died at 7:15 o'clock Sunday night at his home at 106 South Grant Street, Uniontown, after a lingering illness. Locating at Uniontown 65 years ago, he first operated a produce store, he later engaged in the mercantile business. After that he was associated with the Richmond Radiator Company retiring in 1936. Surviving are seven children, eight grandchildren; one great- grandchild and one sister.

Notes from contributor:
   Buried– Uniontown, Oak Grove Cemetery
   Spouse– Marie Antoinnette Gerard Silver
   Children– Nicholas, Jr., Julia L. Samuel, John, Antoinette Marie, George, Rose Silver LaVicita,
Mary Silver Cantalamessa


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, June 30, 1907

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Samuel R. SILVIS ( -1923)

SAMUEL R. SILVIS

Samuel R. Silvis, aged 29 years, of Greensburg, a veteran of the World War, died in St. Francis hospital, Pittsburgh, Sunday, February 18, 1923, from diphtheria. He was principal of the Coulter schools at Haydenville when taken ill. The deceased was a graduate of the Greensburg high school, having been a star football player on the school team in 1914. After his graduation he attended Washington and Jefferson College where he also became a star on the football field. At the outbreak of the late war, he enlisted as a private in Company E, 24th Engineers.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later after the removal of the remains to Greensburg.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, February 20, 1923, page 13, columns 2

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Peter SIMENSKY, Sr. (1888-1960)

SIMENSKY, PETER, SR.— Age 71 years, of Grindstone, died suddenly at his home at 7:45 P. M. , Sunday, February 21, 1960. Born in Czechoslovakia, May 4. 1888 and had been a resident of Grindstone for the past 48 years. He was a member of St. Nicholas G. C. Church, Brownsville; the U. M. W. A. Grindstone Local 7915. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Simensky; the following children, Mrs. Henry (Mary) Berger of Clarksville; John of Brownsville; Peter, Jr. of Grindstone; Mrs. Michael (Anna) Costello of Belle Vernon; Mrs. Thomas (Helen) Halt of Oxnard, Calif.; Mrs. Chester (Pauline) Porzucek of Warren, Ohio; Mrs. Joseph (Jacqueline) Zaharewicz at home; twelve grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Joseph in May 1958 and a brother Andrew in 1957. Friends are being received at the Skirpan Funeral Home, Brownsville after 7 P. M. today where prayer services will be held at 9 A. M. Wednesday followed by a Requiem High Mass at St. Nicholas G. C. Church with Rev. Fr. Demetrium Yackanich as celebrant. Interment will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Monday, February 22, 1960, page 17, column 8

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bullet Michael SIMKO died in 1935. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Caught in a fall of slate in the Maxwell mine of the H. C. Frick Coke company Saturday afternoon, Michael Simko, 30, of House 64, West Leisenring, was fatally injured.  He died of a fractured skull.  A companion, George Brentish, 24, also of West Leisenring, was inured, but is recovering in the Brownsville General hospital.
Simko is survived by the following brothers and sisters:  John, Nicholas, Andrew, George, Frank, Joseph, Eleanor, Anna Simko, all of West Leisenring, and Mrs. Barbara Stefko, of Phillips.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
(May 20, 1935 newspaper)


Elmer SIMMONS ( -1959)

Farmington
Man Dies
After Crash
Elmer Simmons
Had Been Hurt On
Rt. 40 Tuesday

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Elmer Simmons, 52, of Farmington. Mr. Simmons died last night at 9:10 in Uniontown Hospital of injuries suffered Tuesday night in an auto accident near Markleysburg. His auto, traveling west on Route 40, had left the highway, overturned and struck guardrails. He was rushed to the hospital in a coma, suffering from head and other undetermined injuries. His death was the first this month on Fayette County highways and the 30th so far this year. Mr. Simmons was employed by the Tri-State Roofing and Hobart Miller Roofing for the past 12 years and was a member of Roofers Local 37 of Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of World War II. Besides his widow, Mrs. Sylvia McCoy Simmons, he is survived by a daughter, Anita Gail Fike, of Farmington; a sister, Edith Flavy Simmons, of Hightown, Va., and a brother, Alfred, also of Hightown. The family will receive friends after 3 o’clock tomorrow afternoon in the Gleason Funeral Home here where services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock with the Rev. William H. Strohm officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Memorial Park, Farmington.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Monday, October, 12, 1959, page 1, column 3

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bullet Henry SIMMONS died in 1928. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(20)

Rices Larding, Feb 6- Henry Simmons, aged 89, died at 9 o'clock tonight in the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Wenzell, of Rices Landing. Death followed a short illness, with complications resulting from his advanced years.

Mr. Simmons had formerly lived in Pittsburgh, but since the death of his wife three years ago, he had resided with his daughter in this place. He leaves his daughter, Mrs. Wenzell, in whose home he died, and one brother, E. J. Simmons of Millsboro.

Funeral arrangements are not complete. Interment will be in Mt. Lebanon. (The Charleroi Mail -2/7/1928)


Hiram SIMMONS ( -1964)

HIRAM SIMMONS

   Hiram Simmons, 90, of Tower Hill No. 1, died Thursday, evening in his home. He was a member of the Tower Hill Church of God. His widow, Pauline, and a number of grandchildren and great- grandchildren survive. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lantz funeral home, Uniontown, with Elder Sarsfield Lickorish officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, February 1, 1964, page 2, column 3

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Kenneth W. SIMMONS (1913-1974)

KENNETH W. SIMMONS

   Kenneth W. Simmons, 61, of Melcroft, died at 12:07 a.m. Monday at the Frick Community Hospital. He was born March 27, 1913 at Horse Shoe Run, W. Va., a son of the late Samuel and Nina Watring Simmons. He was a former coal miner with the Eastern Associated Mines. Surviving are his wife Dora Foley Simmons; four stepsons, James Baldassare of Memphis, Tenn., Alfred Baldassare of Severn, Md., John Teets of Acme, R. D. 1, and Conrad Teets of Melcroft; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Richard (Mary) Newell of Stahlstown, Mrs. Kent (Linda) McGliney of Champion and Mrs. Dale (Nancy) Dunn of Morgantown, W. Va.; 21 grandchildren; two brothers, Clarence of Hagerstown, Md. and James of Cleveland, Ohio and one sister Cledith Hunt of New Jersey. He was predeceased by a stepson, Charles Teets in 1963.


SIMMONS— Friends of Kenneth Simmons who died Monday will be received after 7 p.m. today at the Brooks Funeral Home, Inc. 111 E. Green St., where services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday with the Pastor David Huey officiating. Interment will be in Normalville Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, August 26, 1974, page 24, columns 5 & 6

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Dembo SIMPSON ( -1870)

DIED

  SIMPSON— In Cookstown, Friday the 17th instant, Dembo Simpson, (colored,) Dembo was the only representative of the XV Amendment in that place.


Genius of Liberty, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, June 23, 1870, Vol. III, No. 24, page 3, column 8

Contributed by Roy Lockart


bullet Emma SIMPSON died in 1926. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)

SIMPSON, EMMA E.

MISS EMMA E. SIMPSON, for the past 15 years one of the best known members of the Rosenbaum store sales force, died at the home of her sister, MRS. JUSTIN M. KUNKLE, 349 West Berkeley street, Uniontown at 3:40 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, February 9, 1926.  Death followed an extended illness of a complication of diseases.  MISS SIMPSON was a daughter of the late LEWIS and LYDIA SIMPSON.  The SIMPSON family for many years lived in the Mt. Pleasant vicinity where there is a large family connection.

MISS SIMPSON had made her home in Uniontown for the past 18 years.  She is survived by three sisters, MRS. KUNKLE, MRS. JOHN H. HARMAN, and MRS. EDGAR RUTTER, and one brother, JAMES B. SIMPSON, all of Uniontown.

Funeral services will be held in the KUNKLE home Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. B___ R. McKnight pastor of the Asbury Methodist Episcopal church, officiating.  Interment will be in Oak Grove cemetery.  Feb. 1926  


bullet Frank H. SIMPSON died in 1930. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(138)

Frank Simpson Dies
Frank H. Simpson, 74, died at his home, House 2, Taylor, Saturday at 10 :30 p.m. following a lingering illness of complications.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Mary A. Simpson and the following children: M rs. S. H. Redmond of Jefferson township; Harvey Simpson of South Browns ville; Mrs. John Redmond of Jefferson township; Mrs. Ward Redmond of Ma rianna, Mrs. Matthew Yaksix of Braznell; Mrs. E. A. Rockwell; Miss Gert rude Simpson at home. Twenty-four grandchildren and one great grandchi ld and three brothers, Charles Simpson and Harle Simpson of Louisville, O ., and William Simpson of Beaver Falls, also survive.
Funeral service will be tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at the home in Taylor wit h burial in the family lot in Mt. Vernon cemetery. The Rev Abuth will o fficiate.
Brownsville Telegraph, June 9, 1930, Page 10


Gilbert SIMPSON ( -1970)

SIMPSON, GILBERT (BUMMER)— Age 92 years, of West Leisenring, Pa., died suddenly in his residence at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 1970. Born in New Castle, Pa., he was a resident of this area for the past seventy-five years. A retired coal miner, he was a UMWA member and a member of the West Leisenring Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by one son, Thomas Simpson of R.D., Smock, Pa., and one daughter, Mrs. Chester (Fay) Glover, of Uledi, Pa.; fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Victor A. DeCarlo Funeral Home, 136 North Gallatin Avenue, after 7 p.m., this evening, Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m., and until 11 a.m. Saturday morning the hour of service with Rev. Harry E. Stevick, pastor of the Free Methodist Church, Uniontown, officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, November 19, 1970, page 37, column 8

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bullet Jacob SIMPSON died in 1899. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(138)

At the Grave.
Simpson.
Jacob Simpson died at his home near Jolleytown, PA, January 20, of canc er of the stomach. He leaves a wife and four children.
Waynesburg Republican, February 2, 1899


bullet Johnnie Mae SIMPSON died in 1938. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(81)

SIMPSON RITES
Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Mae Simpson, 36, negress of LaBelle,   fatally shot Saturday night when she tried to act as peacemaker during a   quarrel between two men, will be held at 3:30 Saturday afternoon at the   home in LaBelle. Burial will follow in Woodlawn cemetery.
[missing text] . . . a gun battle with .38 calibre revolvers and police   said Mrs. Simpson stepped between them. She suffered gunshot wounds of the   abdomen.
Brown is held in county jail while Coffey is recovering in Brownsville   hospital from wounds received during the gunfire. Charges of felonious   assault and battery, with intent to kill, have been preferred against both   men by Private John Beck of the state police.
[stamped - GENIUS Nov 17 '38)


bullet Mary SIMPSON died in 1933. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(138)

Mrs. Mary Simpson Dies at Daughter's Home on West Side
Mrs. Mary Simpson, 63, died at 5 p.m. yesterday at the home of her daug hter, Mrs. Margaret Redmond of Middle street, West Brownsville.
In addition to Mrs. Redmon she leaves the following other children: Mrs . Sanford Redmon, Fayette City; Mrs. Warren Redmon, Marianna; Mrs. Ever tt Rockwell, Ralph; Mrs. Gertrude Simpson, W. Brownsville, and Harry Si mpson, Fayette City.
Two brothers, Charles and Harry Alridge of Linn Station and Chicago, Il l., respectively, a sister, Mrs. Samuel Redmon of Brownsville, 26 grand children, and six great grandchildren, also survive.
Funeral will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Redmon, W. Brown sville, and burial will be in the Mt. Vernon cemetery.
Brownsville Telegraph, March 6, 1933, Page 1


Mary SIMPSON ( -1976)

Simpson
Death

   Mrs. Mary Simpson, 69, of Greensburg and a Uniontown native, died Wednesday in Westmoreland Hospital. Born in Uniontown, she was the only child of the late Frank and Margaret (Stark) McCullough. She had lived in Uniontown and Morgantown before moving to Greensburg. A member of the United Methodist Church, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley. Surviving are a son, W. Thomas Simpson of Millis, Mass.; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Martin of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Helen Hilliard of Rillton; and eight grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Stader-Nickels Funeral Home at Herminie from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by graveside services at Sansom Chapel Cemetery near Farmington at about 1 p.m.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, November 11, 1976, page 40, column 8

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Mary M. Sickles SIMPSON (1912-2011)

   Mary M. Sickles Simpson, age 98, Smock, Pennsylvania left this earthly life and went to her Heavenly home on Wednesday April 6, 2011, four days shy of her 99th birthday. Her desire was to see Jesus first of all and then the loved ones who have gone on before. Mary was born Wednesday, April 10, 1912 in Revere, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Mary attended the Free Methodist Church for over 80 years. Preceding her in death were her parents, Newton Sickles and Bell McClelland Sickles; her husband Thomas Simpson; a son, Richard Simpson; a daughter, Gayle Durst; two grandchildren; and 10 siblings. Surviving are six children: Delores Marx and Alice Estabrook and husband Leland all of Anchorage, Alaska, Edward Simpson of Venice, Florida, David Simpson and his wife Anita of Concord, North Carolina, Thomas E. Simpson and his wife Alegra of Winterhaven, Florida and Lois Butler of Baltimore, Maryland; 23 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren; and brother, Earl Sickles, Revere. Family will receive Friends in the JEROME W. SHELL FUNERAL HOME at 164 South Mount Vernon Avenue in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, April 9, 2011 in the REVERE FREE METHODIST CHURCH, Revere, Pennsylvania from 10 until 11 a.m. Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dale Sickles and Pastor Roger L. Yeager officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery.


©The Herald Standard 2011, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, April 7, 2011

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Matthew S. SIMPSON, VI ( -1995)

Matthew S. Simpson VI

   Matthew s. Simpson VI, 77, of Youngwood, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1995, in Hempfield Township. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Smith Simpson; two sons, Matthew S. VII of Statesville, N.C., and Mark C. Simpson, of Wilmington, Del.; a daughter, Mrs. Gay Reigel of Pittsburgh; and three grandchildren. Friends will be received in the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home, Inc., Youngwood, Pa., from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 this evening, where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul United Methodist Church, Youngwood, Pa.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, Thursday, September 27, 1995

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bullet Robert W. SIMPSON died in 1932. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(138)
Word received here last night told of the sudden death earlier yesterda y, Tuesday, December 20, 1932, in his home at Coatesville, of Robert W. S impson, 65, a former resident of Pittsburgh and well and most favorably k nown here. He was an uncle of Mrs. Thomas L. Howard, of South Mt. Vern on avenue.
Mr. Simpson was superintendent of ?
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rosie Jackson Simpson, formerly of Ma sontown; two sons, Robert Simpson, of Boston, and Raymond, of Philadelp hia; two grandchildren; one brother, Harry Simpson, of Monongahela, and f ive sisters, all residents of Pittsburgh.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoard and their son Edwin will leave Thursday for Coatesville for the funeral to be held in the family residence there Friday. Burial at Norristown.


James SIMS ( -1995)

JAMES SIMS

   James Sims, 56, of Elizabethtown, Ky., and formerly of Edenborn, Pa., died April 3, 1995. Surviving are his mother, Ruth Sims Pleasant of Flint, Mich.; the following brothers and sisters, Jean Jones and husband, Roy of Buffalo, N.Y., Audrey Sims, the Rev. Villia Mae Jones and husband, Jimmy and Franklin W. Pleasant and wife Geraldine, all of Flint, Mich.; one uncle, Nathaniel Sims and wife Louise of Uniontown; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends will be received in the Muriel E. Lantz Funeral Home, 297 East Main St., Uniontown, on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., the hour of service.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, April, 1995

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bullet Joseph Edward SIMS died in 1932. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.

Funeral services for Joseph Edward Sims, 61 years of age, well known and highly respected funeral director of  Connellsville, who died at his home in 336 North Pittsburgh street, Connellsville, early Monday morning , will be held at the residence this evening a 8 o’clock with interment Thursday at  Chittenango, N.Y.

Born at Casenovia, N.Y., March 3, 1871, Mr. Sims was a son of the late A.L. and Metta Smith Sims.   In 1873 he established his residence in Connellsville where he was affiliated with the undertaking establishment of Morrison & Company.  In 1902 he established his own funeral parlors, adjoining the Pennsylvania Railroad station where he remained until 1922 when he relocated in North Pittsburgh street.  He was the first licensed funeral director of Fayette county and served the county for 25 years as deputy coroner.

Mr. Sims was a member of the First Presbyterian church, of Connellsville, of King Solomon Lodge No. 346, Connellsville; Union Royal Arch Chapter No. 165; Uniontown Commandery No. 49, Knights-Templar; a life member of Pennsylvania Consistory, Pittsburgh; a life member of B.P.O. Elks No. 503, Connellsville and the Connellsville Odd Fellows and Maccabees.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Louella Tyler Sims.

Standard September 6, 1932


Mary SINAL ( -1974)

SINAL, MARY— Age 80 years of Vanderbilt, R.D. 1, died Tuesday, April 2, 1974 at her home. Surviving are the following daughters, Mrs. Anna Pleva, Vanderbilt, R.D. 1, Mrs. Helen Hossa, Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Magdaline Bartko, Vanderbilt, R.D.1; two sons, George Sinal and Joseph Sinal, both of Vanderbilt, R.D.1; sixteen grandchildren; eleven great- grandchildren; eleven great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Steve in 1971. She was a member of the St. John’s R. C. Church, Perryopolis. Friends are being received today in the John W. Kallok Funeral Home, Perryopolis until Friday at 10:30a.m. when short prayers will be held followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. John’s R. C. Church, Perryopolis with Rev. Fr. Edward V Curry as celebrant. Interment in Church Cemetery. Wake services at 8 p.m. tonight.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Thursday, April 4, 1974, page 41, column 8

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bullet George M. K. SINCLAIR died in 1935. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

George M. K. Sinclair, aged 26 years, son of former Assemblyman and Mrs. Duncan Sinclair, died at 3 o'clock Thursday morning, June 13 1935, following an illness extending over a period of several weeks.
He was an employe of the State Highway Department and resided in Redstone township about a mile West of Searights.  He was a former widely known resident of Brownsville.
Besides his parents he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Agnes Vitz Sinclair, a son George Thomas Sinclair, and two brothers, Duncan S. and Robert L. Sinclair.
Funeral services will be conducted in the family residence at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon by Rev. G. Philip Jung, pastor of Christ's Episcopal church, Brownsville.  Burial in Redstone cemetery near Brownsville.
(Herald - 6/14/1935)


bullet Louisa Sawyer SINCLAIR died in 1935. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Mrs. Louisa Sawyer Sinclair, aged 68 years, wife of Former Assemblyman Duncan Sinclair, died in the family residence on the National Pike east of Brownsville, at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning, June 19, 1935.  Death was sudden and attributed to a chronic heart condition.
Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Duncan Sinclair, Jr., and Robert, both at home; a grandson, George Thomas Sinclair; and a brother, Charles K. Sawyer, of Brownsville.
She was a native and a life-long resident of Brownsville until the family moved to its present place of residence a few years ago.
Funeral services will be held in the family residence Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, just one week exactly to the day and hour, that funeral services were conducted for another son, George M. K. Sinclair.  G. Philip Jung, rector of Christ Episcopal church, Brownsville, will officiate.  Burial will be in Redstone cemetery.
(Standard - 6/20/1935)


Dorsey L. SINES ( -1974)

SINES, DORSEY L.— Age 70 years, of Masontown, Pa., and formerly of Point Marion, died Sunday, August 25, 1974 at the Uniontown Hospital. He was a retired coal miner. Son of the late Thomas and Dessie Metheney Sines. He was also predeceased by a son, Dewey, February 4, 1974. He is survived by: his wife, Blanche Minor Sines; two daughters, Mrs. Viola Mathews of Clifton, Arizona; Mrs. Ruby Anderson of Louisville, Ky.; four brothers: Thomas of Leckrone; Edgar, Jesse, and Boyd, all of Point Marion; four sisters: Mrs. Edna Morrison of Point Marion R. D.; Mrs. Hazel Clegg of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Freda Richter of Lake Lynn; Mrs. Anna Fleming of Smithfield R. D. 3. Also fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends in the Richard R. Herod Funeral Home, Point Marion, this evening from 7 to 9, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and until 1 p.m. Wednesday, the hour of services, with Rev. William R. Hoffman officiating.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Monday, August 26, 1974, page 25, column 8

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Frank SINES ( -1977)

FRANK SINES

Frank Sines, age 55 years of Furnace Hill, Dunbar in The Westmoreland County Hospital, Greensburg, Friday morning June 3, 1977. He was born in Brandonville, WV, and was the son of the late Alvin and Annie Gutherie Sines. He was a car man for the Western Maryland Railroad. He was a veteran of WWII. Surviving are his wife, Kathryn Sines; five sons, James, Brooklyn, N.Y, Donald, Ronald and Delbert, all at home; five daughters, Barbara, Midvale, N.Y. and Susann, at home; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Rosenberger, and Mrs. Ethel Rosenberger, both of Brandonville, WV; two brothers, Ralph, Bruceton Mills, WV, and Willard, Cleveland, Ohio. Friends will be received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, today 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the hour of service. Rev. Gerald Michel will officiate. Internment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, June 4, 1977

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bullet Goldie Pearl SINES died in 1934. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(12)

GOLDIE PEARL SINES
Ill with pneumonia for the last few days, Mrs. Goldie Pearl Sines, 36, of Collier, died Wednesday morning in the Uniontown hospital. She was admitted to that institution three days ago. Besides her husband, Oakey William Sines, she is survived by a daughter, Doris Geraldine, a brother, Wilbur Fike, of Collier, and a sister, Mrs. Asa Shaffer of Masontown.
(Genius 12/19/34)


Jeanette Elizabeth SINES (1927-1964)

MRS. ROBERT SINES

   Mrs. Jeanette Elizabeth Sines, 36, of Hopwood, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday in the home of her mother, Mrs. Blanche Smitley of Dunbar. She was born June 10, 1927, in Mount Braddock, a daughter of Mrs. Blanche Smitley and the late Samuel A. Smitley. Surviving in addition to her mother and husband, Robert; three daughters, Sandra Kay and Mary Ann Sines and Hope Smitley; two sons, Robert J. and James Sines, all at home; three brothers, Howard, Ernest and Albert Smitley of Dunbar, and three sisters, Mrs. Chester Hughes of Youngstown, Ohio, Mrs. Henry Leapline of Dunbar and Mrs. Paul Thomas of Uniontown. The body will be at the Burhans funeral home at Dunbar after 7:30 p.m. Friday.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, February 27, 1964, page 31, column 4


SINES FUNERAL

   The funeral service for Mrs. Jannette Elizabeth Sines, who died Wednesday evening, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Burhans funeral home at Dunbar, with the Rev. Ellsworth Crispens and Miss Minnie George officiating. Interment will be in Franklin Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, February 28, 1964, page 17, column 7

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Robert J. SINES (1927-1989)

   Robert J. "Sunshine" Sines, 61, of Uniontown, died Wednesday in Veterans Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born June 1, 1927, in Bruceton Mills, Pa., son of the late Alvin and Ann Gutherie Sines. He was a retired miner for the A. C. Provance Coal Company. A veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Uniontown VFW and the Dunbar VFD. Surviving are his two sons, Robert of Cleveland, Ohio, and James of Virginia; three daughters, Hope Elizabeth Newcomer of Parma, Ohio, Sandy Williams and Mary Hansel, both of Mill Run; 10 grandchildren; three brothers, Willard "Willie", Paul and Ralph; two sisters, Ethel McDonald and Mary Rosenberger. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeanette "Dutch" Smitley Sines, and a brother Frank. Interment in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.


The Morning Herald—The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, February 22, 1989

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Ethel Mae Cochrane SINKO (1922-2008)

Ethel Mae (Cochrane) Sinko, 86, of Masontown, Fayette County, Pa., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, in Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. She was born March 28, 1922, in Salisbury, Somerset County, Pa., daughter of Clarence A. Cochrane and Lillian M. Wagner Cochrane.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, John D. Sinko, and two brothers, Clarence Cochrane, Jr., and Fred Cochrane. Ethel Mae was a graduate of German Township High School, in Fayette County, Pa., Class of 1939. She chaired many reunion committees for her class. She was a member of the McClellandtown Presbyterian Church, where she served many years as Elder and also as Clerk of Session. She was a member and teacher of the Grove Sunday school class and a Vacation Bible School teacher. She chaired the Mission Committee and was a member and past president of Presbyterian Women's Association. She was a member of the Busy Needles Knitting Group. Ethel Mae was a retired bookkeeper, working for the Union Supply Company Store, in Leckrone, Fayette County, Pa., West Penn Power Company, Bortz Oil Company, and Bortz Chevrolet/Cadillac.

She is survived by her two daughters: Judy A. Sinko Morgan and her husband, William, of Danville, Ky., and Rita M. Sinko, of Masontown, Pa.; two brothers: Robert L. Cochrane and wife, Evelyn, of Masontown, and Paul E. Cochrane, of Elyria, Ohio; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received in the H. DAVID McELROY FUNERAL HOME, 803 Main Street, McClellandtown, Fayette County, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday, June 20, from 4 to 9 p.m. Additional visitation will be held Saturday in the McClellandtown Presbyterian Church from 10 until 11 a.m., the hour of service. The Rev. Geoffrey G. Rach and the Rev. Robert H. Lewis will officiate. Interment will follow in Church Hill Cemetery, McClellandtown.

In Ethel Mae's memory, contributions may be made to the Masontown-German Library, Washington Street, Masontown, Pa., 15461, or the McClellandtown Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 292 Springer Road, P.O. Box 66, McClellandtown, Pa., 15458.


©The Herald Standard 2008, Uniontown, PA, June 19, 2008

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bullet Mrs. Antonia Bengoch SIRCA died in 1937. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Mrs. Antonia Bengoch Sirca, 47, died at her home in Masontown Wednesday, April 7, 1937, at 3:45 p.m., following an illness of complications.  She had been a resident of Masontown for 25 years.
Her husband, Anthony Sirca, survives together with the following children: Mrs. Anthony Sedmak, Nemacolin; Anna, New York; Elizabeth, Louis and Angeline, all at home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


bullet Albert SIRTOSKY died in 1937. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

Injured when his motorcycle collided with an automobile near Republic Thursday, May 20, Albert Sirtosky died at 8:30 o'clock Sunday night, May 23, 1937, in Brownsville General Hospital.  He had suffered a fractured skull.
Albert was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sirtosky, House 125, Thompson No. 2 and was 25 years, three months and 29 days old.
Surviving, besides his parents are three sisters and a brother:  Mrs. Emma Cullen, Mrs. Margaret Harshman, Nellie and James Sirtosky, all at home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the home.  Burial will be in Redstone cemetery, near Brownsville, in charge of Jehovah's Witnesses.


Anton Edward SISKA (1912-1995)

ANTON “TONY” SISKA

   Anton Edward “Tony” Siska, 83, of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday, July 6, 1995, at Frick Hospital and Community Health Center in Mount Pleasant. He was born April 26, 1912, in Mount Pleasant Township, a son of the late Antone and Mary Stefl Siska. He was a member of St. Pius X RC Church in Mount Pleasant and a member of the Holy Name Society. He retired from the maintenance department of U.S. Steel’s Irwin Works in West Mifflin in 1977 with 30 years’ service. Prior to that he worked for 15 years at Bryce Brothers Glasshouse, later Lennox, in Mount Pleasant. He was a lifetime member of the Hecla Sportsmen’s Club, a member of the Mount Pleasant Firemen’s Club. He is survived by one son, Theodore A. Siska; a granddaughter, Linda A. Siska of Mount Pleasant; and one brother, Edward Siska of Mount Pleasant. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Helen Lipko Siska in 1985; a sister, Anna Lentz in 1977; two brothers, Frank Siska, in 1945, and Joseph Siska in 1992. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME in Mount Pleasant. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Pius X Parish Cemetery, East Huntingdon Township. A firemen’s service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, July, 1995

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H. Playford SISLER (1894-1982)

SISLER, H. PLAYFORD— Age 88 years of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Lake Lynn, Pa., died suddenly Friday, December 10, 1982. He was born March 10, 1894, at Shaner, Westmoreland County, Pa., the son of the late L. D. Sisler and Carrie Jennewine Sisler. He was the former owner of Sisler Markets, Lake Lynn, Hopwood and Morris Crossroads and retired after fifty one years. He was also a retired Nationwide Insurance agent and member of the First United Methodist Church of Orlando, Florida. He was preceded in death by a son, Warren E. Sisler. Surviving are his wife, Jessie Conn Sisler; a daughter, Mrs. John (Helen) Runner of Orlando, Florida; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother, L. D. Sisler of Parkersburg, W. Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Viola Humbert of Fairchance and Mrs. Lela Lang of Lewistown, Pa. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard R. Herod Funeral Home, Point Marion, Pa.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, December, 1982

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Frank G SISLEY (1872-1936)

Mr. Frank G. Sisley, age 63 years old, Spanish American War Veteran died suddenly on Saturday evening at his home in Perryopolis. Mr Sisley who served with Company D of the Old Fighting Tenth in the Philippine insurrection, was born on August 30, 1872. He was one of the best known residents of the Perryopolis  community.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Effie M. Sisley and one son James at home, two daughters, Mrs. Frances Sisley South, of McKeesport and Mrs. Marie Sisley Anthony of Brownsville. There are two sisters, Mrs. Samuel McCrory of Allenport and Mrs. A. B. Norton of Connellsville; two brothers, J.N. Sisley of Cadiz, Ohio and Walter Sisley of Coropolis.

Mr. Sisley was a member of Col. Crawford Camp, United Spanish War Veterns, of Connellsville which will attend. The funeral service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late home with Rev. Fred Grim, pastor of the Perryopolis Methodist Episcopal Church officiating. Internment will be in Mount Washington Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, March 23, 1936, page 6, column 4

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Cathy Faye SISSON ( -1969)

SISSON, CATHY FAYE— Age 18 years, of Republic died suddenly at 12:55 AM, Saturday, February 8, 1969 in the Uniontown Hospital. She was predeceased by her mother Thelma in 1962. Surviving are her father, Dave Sisson; four brothers and two sisters, David Lee, Roanoke, Mich.; Edward, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Robert and William at home; Synibia and Nasta Amelia, at home, her paternal grandmother, Arnelia Sisson, Uniontown. She was a member of Holy Rosary R. C. Church,Republic. Friends are being received in the Joseph E. Flack Funeral Home, Legion St., Republic, until Tuesday at 11 a.m. when prayer services will be held followed by Requiem High Mass in Holy Rosary R. C. Church, Republic, with Rev. Fr. William Gavron as celebrant. Interment in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown.


The Morning Herald, Uniontown, PA, Monday, February 10, 1969, page 21, column 8

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Mary Ellen Hobart SISTEK (1933-1995)

MARY SISTEK

   Mary Ellen Hobart Sistek, 61, of Box 2216, Mount Pleasant, R.D. 4, died Friday, May 5, 1995, at Laurel Highlands Lodge, Donegal. She was born Sept. 28, 1933, in Mount Pleasant, a daughter of Frances Hobart. She was a member of the St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church of Mount Pleasant. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Edward Sistek; one daughter, Lori Von Stein of Bremerton, Wash.; one son, Ronald Sistek of Ligonier; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Henry Dinicco officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the FRANK R. ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 627 Smithfield St., Mount Pleasant.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, May, 1995

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bullet John SITOK died in 1931. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)

John Sitok, aged 60 years, died suddenly at one a.m., Wednesday, June 24, 1931, at his late home, House 49, Buffington.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna Sitok and the following children:  Mrs. Mary Loputofsky and Miss Anna Sitok, both of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Katherine Poluas, Chicago; Michael of Buffington; George of Detroit, Michigan; Helen and Stephen at home.
Short funeral services will be solemnized at the late home Saturday morning at 9 o'clock followed with Requiem high mass in St. Mary's Greek Catholic church, New Salem, with the pastor, Rev. Fr. Anthony Mhley acting as celebrant.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.


Michael SITZ ( -1901)

KILLED IN THE MINES

Two Miners Meet Death by a Slate Fall,
Two in Shafts

   Ephraim Dixon, Jr., of Oliver, was killed in the Revere mines near Uniontown, Thursday by being caught between the cars and the walls of the slope. He was 19 years old, and had been married only two weeks.

   Michael McCormick was killed at the Edenborn shaft in German township, Friday afternoon. He was about to lower a mule into the mines when he slipped and tumbled into the shaft, falling to the bottom, a distance of 500 feet. He leaves a wife and five children at Edenborn.

   William L. Cooley and Michael Sitz, a Slav, were killed in the Kyle mine near Fairchance of Friday afternoon. Cooley, who was a track layer, with another workman was taking down some slate roof in Sitz’s room. The later was a miner. Without warning a large mass of rock and slate from the roof fell, catching Cooley and Sitz. Joseph Shannaberger, the other workman, was seriously hurt by the fall. Cooley was Treasurer of the Georges township School Board and a respected citizen of that township. He is survived by a wife and several children. Sitz was married and leaves a wife and two children in the old country.

   Patrick McLaughlin, a well known resident of Dewey, was killed by a Baltimore & Ohio engine Saturday evening at Dewey. He stepped off one track for a passing train directly in front of an emgine coming in the opposite direction.


The Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday Morning, November 28, 1901, page 1, column 2

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Sandra Lee SIWULA (1960-1994)

SANDRA LEE SIWULA

   Sandra Lee Siwula, 34, of Struthers, Ohio, formerly of Connellsville, died Wednesday in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio. Surviving are her parents, James and Lois M. Stillwagon Hall of Connellsville, R.D. 2; her husband, Joey Siwula; three sons, Joey Siwula Jr. and Jimmy and Larry Siwula, all at home; a nephew, who she raised, Vincent Evans; and one sister, Janet L. Hall of Connellsville. Friends will be received in the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home Inc., 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville until 1 p.m. today.

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007:
   Born—– August 20, 1960
   Died—– November 30, 1994


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, December, 1994

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Theodore B. SIWULA ( -1995)

THEODORE B. SIWULA

   Theodore B. “Porky” Siwula, 64, of 704 Loucks Ave., Scottdale, died Sunday, May 21, 1995, in South Hills Health System at Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Borough. Friends will be received in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, today from noon to 9 p.m., where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Donald G. Cochran, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Scottdale, officiating. Interment will follow, with full military honors, in Scottdale Cemetery.


Local newspaper, Fayette County, PA, May, 1995

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Floyd E SKALA ( -1954)

Floyd E. Skala, 45, of New Geneva, died at his home Saturday morning. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Sakala, and seven children.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Tuesday, May 4, 1954, page 9, column 2

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Anna SKAPIK ( -1955)

SKAPIK, MRS. ANNA— Aged 83, of Balsinger, died Sunday, April 24, 1955, at 2:30 p.m., in the Uniontown Hospital following an extended illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Pat Skapik. Surviving are these children, Mrs. Paul (Caroline) Kukan, Edenborn; Paul, Charleroi, Stephen, Detroit, Mich.; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Haky Funeral Home, 139 W. Fayette St. after 7 o'clock this evening. Arrangements are incomplete.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Monday, April 25, 1955, page 6, column 8


SKAPIK, ANNA— Friends are being received in the Haky Funeral Home, 139 W. Fayette St., until Wednesday at 9 a.m., when prayer service will be held, followed by additional rites in St. Peter's Evangelical Church, Connellsville St., with pastor Andrew Tomo officiating. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery.


The Evening Standard, Uniontown, PA, Tuesday, April 26, 1955, page 3, column 8

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bullet Mary SKEHAN died in 1931. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(81)

MARY SKEHAN
Mrs. Mary Skehan, aged 57 years, wife of Patrick J. Skehan, died Sunday   morning, May 24, 1931, at 5 o'clock, at her home in Vestaburg.
Surviving are her husband and the following children: John R. of   Vestaburg; Mrs. George Whyel, of Deemston; C. W. and Francis P.,   Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Catherine Haley, of Pit Gas; Vincent J., Vestaburg;   Mrs. Elizabeth Reese and Thomas of Pittsburgh. The following brothers and   sisters are also surviving: Mrs. Pat Connell, Pittsburgh; Elizabeth and   Kate Taafe, Pittsburgh; Mrs. George Ditch, Homer City and Peter Taafe,  Youngstown, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning, May 27, in the   Fredericktown Catholic church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.
[hand written - Genius May-26-1931]


Alice Marie SKELTON (1920-2002)

Alice Marie Skelton
Uniontown

Alice Marie Skelton, 81, of Uniontown, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, March 4, 2002. Alice was born Dec. 24, 1920, in Leith, a daughter of the late Rev. Robert and Nora McCombie. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by two sons, Thomas and Raymond Skelton; two infant daughters; and two brothers, Robert and Donald McCombie. She is survived by her husband, Pastor Leonard J. Skelton; three sons, Leonard B. Skelton, Roger Skelton and his wife Wilma and David Skelton and his wife Theresa, all of Uniontown R.D. 3; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth McCombie of Uniontown; and one sister Garnet Robison of Connellsville. Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, today and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Immel officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Olive Cemetery, Bullskin Township. www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Wednesday, March 6, 2002

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Allen M. SKELTON (1914-2011)

   Allen M. Skelton, age 97 of Cardale, Pa. passed away Monday, March 21, 2011 in Golden Living Center in Uniontown. He was born January 12, 1914 in Elyria, Ohio. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Eva Beatrice (Fosbrink) Skelton, his grandson John McKulka and several brothers and sisters. Allen was a retired coal miner with J & L Steel Corporation Vesta 5 Mine, a member of UMWA District 2, Local 762. He is survived by his children: Phyllis McKulka of Cardale, Joseph Skelton of Baltimore, Maryland, Irvin Skelton of Cardale and John Skelton of Cardale; seven grandchildren: eleven great-grandchildren; and a sister Pauline (Skelton) Russell of German Township. Friends will be received in DEARTH FUNERAL HOME, New Salem today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, March 24 until 11 a.m. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill.


©The Herald Standard 2011, Uniontown, PA, Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Donald D. SKELTON, Jr. (1969-2003)

Donald D. Skelton Jr.
Connellsville

Donald D. Skelton Jr., 34, of Connellsville passed away Thursday, March 13, 2003, at his residence. He was born Feb. 1, 1969, in Connellsville, a son of Pauline Turney Skelton of Connellsville and the late Donald D. Skelton Sr. He was a Protestant by faith. Donald was employed as a tow motor operator for Powerhouse Produce in Youngwood. He was a member of the Sons of Italy, Fraternal Order of Eagles 493 and the Fairview Club. He enjoyed shooting pool and hunting. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Nathaniel D. Skelton and Brandon Skelton; a daughter, Alicia Joan Skelton, all of Dunbar; a sister, Terri L. Lowery and husband Jim of Dawson; two stepsisters, Kimberly Lint and husband Don and Deborah Bevan and husband Bob, all of Connellsville; and a niece, Tristi Lynn Lowery of Dunbar. Friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Dr. Marvin A. Watson officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, March 14, 2003

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Pastor Leonard J. SKELTON (1918-2003)

Pastor Leonard J. Skelton
Uniontown

Pastor Leonard J. Skelton, 85, of Uniontown, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, from his home. He was born Jan, 27, 1918, in Wheeler, a son of the late Edward and Rachel Ann Alger Skelton. Leonard was a coal miner who retired from J&L Steel, Vestaburg 5 Mine. He was also a member of the United Mine Workers of America. Leonard was a minister and pastor of various churches in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He is survived by his sons, Leonard Skelton, Roger Skelton and his wife, Wilma, and David Skelton and his wife, Theresa, all of Uniontown; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Allen Skelton of Cardale; and one sister, Pauline Russell of Uniontown. Leonard was predeceased by his wife, Alice McCombie Skelton in 2002; two sons, Raymond and Thomas Skelton; brothers, Richard, Lewis, Joe and Jim Skelton; and two sisters, Olla and Mary. Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, today from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7:30 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at which time a prayer service will be held. Interment will follow in Mount Olive Cemetery, Bullskin Township. www.brooksfuneralhomes.com


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Monday, February 24, 2003

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Mary Provance SKELTON (1941-2012)

   Mary (Provance) Skelton, age 70 years, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Friday, March 2, 2012 at her home. She was born on May 6, 1941 daughter of Charles Provance and Mildred (Mitchell) Provance in Springhill Township, Fayette County, Pa. Before her retirement, Mary was a Waitress at the Uniontown Country Club for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Skelton. She is survived by these children: Leonard Skelton of Tampa, Florida, Regina Skelton of Uniontown, Pa., Lenona Machnik and husband Frank of Scottdale, Pa., Benjamin Skelton and Helen A. Skelton both of Uniontown, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; the following sisters and brothers: Della Sponcil of Richmond, Indiana, Bill Provance and wife Sharon of Fountain City, Indiana, Edward Provance of German Township, Pa., Helen Kaufmann, Vicki Daye and Bobby Provance all of Uniontown, Pa. Private cremation services are being provided by the JOHN F. BROWNFIELD FUNERAL HOME OF SMITHFIELD, PA 15478 (724.569.9541).


©The Herald Standard 2012, Uniontown, PA, March 4, 2012

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Samuel F. SKELTON (1924-2009)

Samuel F. Skelton
Grindstone
Formerly of Connellsville

Samuel Fredrick Skelton, 84, of Grindstone, formerly of Connellsville, died Thursday, May 28, 2009. He was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Smithton, a son of the late Richard S. and Alda Edna Wallace Skelton. He was a veteran, having served with the Marine Corp. Prior to his retirement, Samuel worked for many years as a bartender with the American Legion Post 301. He was a member of the American Legion Post 301 and the Connellsville VFW Post 21. He was Protestant by faith. He is survived by two brothers, Leroy, of Canton, Ohio, and Paul Skelton, of Connellsville; two sisters, Christine Schroyer and Marie Hull; also many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Edward, Richard, Franklin and George Skelton; and a sister, Viola Pupcheck. Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at 1 p.m. Saturday in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 North Pittsburgh St., Connellsville. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded at the funeral home by the American Legion Posts 301 and 762 and the VFW Post 21.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Friday, May 29, 2009

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Thomas Dwayne SKELTON, Jr. (1978-2007)

   Thomas Dwayne Skelton, Jr., 29, of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., died October 24, 2007 at home. He was born August 3, 1978 in Uniontown, Pa. He was predeceased by his father, Thomas Dwayne Skelton, Sr., paternal grandparents, Alice and Leonard Skelton, and maternal grandmother, Mildred Gibbs. Thomas is survived by his mother, Elaine Faye Gibbs Otterstrom, of Uniontown, Pa.; brother, John Michael Otterstrom, of Las Vegas, Nevada; sisters: Elizabeth Kristen Otterstrom, of Collier, Fayette County, Pa., and Elysha Lynn Otterstrom, of Uniontown, Pa.; niece, Emily Nicole Churby; maternal grandfather, Myles Edward Gibbs, Sr., and step-grandmother, Rose Gibbs, both of Continental # 3, Fayette County, Pa., and several aunts and uncles. The family will receive friends in the DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Fayette County, Pa., this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, October 27, 2007 from 9 to 11 a.m. Services begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Roger Ice officiating. Interment will follow in Thomas Cemetery, Markleysburg, Fayette County, Pa.


©The Herald Standard 2007, Uniontown, PA, October 26, 2007

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Edward SKERO ( -1964)

SKERO FUNERAL

  MOUNT PLEASANT— The funeral service for Edward Skero of 106 North Diamond St., who died Friday morning, will be held Tuesday morning. There will be a prayer service at the home at 8:30 a.m., followed by requiem high mass at 9 a.m. at Transfiguration R.C. Church, in charge of Msgr. Marion Rosenthal. Interment will be in the church cemetery.


The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Saturday, February 1, 1964, page 2, column 3

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