Mary Elizabeth Brown


Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brown, aged 95, of the Ellwood City New Castle road, died at her residence at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Prior to her death, she was the oldest living member of the Slippery Rock Presbyterian church.

She was born in Wayne township July 22, 1859, a daughter of the late George and Margaret Newton Latimer, and she resided in this area all of her life.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jeff Harper of Florida and Mrs. William T. Houk of R. D. 1 New Castle, a brother, Emmett Latimer of Pittsburgh; 18 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband James, in 1928, and six children, three sons and three daughters.

Friends may call at the J. I. Porter Funeral Home, Fifth street, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ralph I. McConell, pastor of the Slippery Rock church, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Source: New Castle News - April 15, 1955

Submitted by TTroscianec3669

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