Herman Dinklocker



Obituary, Standard-Sentinel, Hazleton, PA, Friday morning, January 27, 1928
Death Roll -- Herman Dinklocker

Herman Dinklocker, aged 66 years, one of West Hazleton's most esteemed residents, died at 10:30 o'clock last night at the Hazleton State Hospital of complications following an operation which he underwent on his admission to the institution yesterday morning.

Mr. Dinklocker was born in Jersey City, and came to West Hazleton at the age of sixteen. He has been in employ of John J. Moran as a bottler for the past thirty-six years, and lived at 217 East Green Street, in the borough.

The deceased was a member of St Paul's Reformed church, of West Hazleton.

Surviving him are his wife, Elizabeth, and the following children:
Roland, at home; Foster, a student at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy;
Mrs. J. B. Walbridge, of Essington, Pa; Mrs Frederick Breisch, Tamaqus;
Miss Mae Dinklocker, of New York; Herbert of West Hazleton, and Wilbur, Harry and Calvin, of this city.

Two brothers, Harry and Christ, of Shenandoah; one sister, Mrs. Robert Airy, of Philadelphia; a step-sister, Mrs. Jacob Moyer, of Saratoga Lake, NY and one stepbrother, Samuel Weller, of Philadelphia, also survive.

Funeral arrangements have not as yet been completed.


Obituary from "The Plain Speaker," Hazleton, Thursday, 11 Oct 1951:
Mrs. Elizabeth Dinklocker

Mrs. Elizabeth Dinklocker, 87, of 217 East Green Street, West Hazleton, died this morning at 6:10 at the home. She was in good health until three months ago when she was suddenly stricken ill.

Born July 15, 1864, she was a native of Hazleton, but had resided in West Hazleton the past 60 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Reformed church, West Hazleton, the Ladies Aid Society of that church and a life member of the Daughters of Liberty.

Her husband, Herman Dinklocker, preceded her in death 25 years ago.

Children surviving are: Harry Dinklocker, of Kulpmont; Calvin, of Pine Grove; Herbert, of West Hazleton; Wilbur, of this city; Rollin, of Philadelphia; Mrs. John Walbridge, of Drexel Hill; Margaret Dinklocker, of Philadelphia; and Mrs. Mary Lamb at home. There are 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence with Rev. Franklin J. Heckman officiating. Interment will be at the Vine Street Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday evening.


Obit from Hazleton Standard-Speaker Newspaper March 3, 1960
HARRY DINKLOCKER

Harry Dinklocker, 922 Spruce Street, Kulpmont, died Monday at the home of his son, Eugene Dinklocker, 1221 West Independence street, Shamokin.

Born in West Hazleton, January 11, 1886, he was a son of the late Herman and Elizabeth (Shade) Dinklocker.

Prior to his retirement he was employed as a fireman for the PP&L.

His wife, the former Ethel Menig preceded him in death.

Surviving are these sons and daughters: Ronald, Lincoln, Neb.; Mrs. Norman Israel, Waterbury, Conn.; Eugene, Shamokin; Mrs. Anthony Parenteau and Harry, Jr., Waterbury, Conn.

Also surviving are these sisters and brothers: Calvin, Pine Grove; Margaret, Rollin and Mrs. Stella Walbridge, Philadelphia; Herbert, Wilbur and Mrs. Mary Lamb, Hazleton.

The funeral will be held today at 11 am from the Farrow funeral home, Shamokin. Rev. Milton Wildermut, pastor of the Kulpmont Methodist Church will conduct the services. Interment will be in the Vine Street cemetery, this city.


Obituary from the "Standard Sentinel," Hazleton, PA, Monday, June 12, 1961:
Herbert F Dinklocker

H. Dinklocker Dies Sunday -- Herbert F. Dinklocker, 62, 10 North Broad Street, West Hazleton, died at his home yesterday afternoon of a heart attack. Years ago he operated a hardware store in West Hazleton, and for the past year and a half he was employed as a maintenance man at the YWCA.

He was born in West Hazleton, son of the late Harmon [sic] and Elizabeth Schade Dinklocker, and lived in West Hazleton his entire life. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, West Hazleton, charter member of the Hazleton Lions Club, member of the Hazleton Elks Lodge, and one of the original members of the West Hazleton Improvement club. At one time he served as a school director in he borough.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Williams Dinklocker; two daughters, Marilyn, wife of Dr. James Hodge, Akron, O., and Nancy, wife of Louis Hill, Adelphia, Md; two grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Mary Lamb, West Hazleton; Mrs. John B. Walbridge, Drexel Hill; Calvin Dinklocker, Pine Grove; Margaret Dinklocker, Philadelphia; Wilbur Dinklocker, Hazleton; and Rollin Dinklocker, Jenkintown.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.


Obituary from the "Hazleton Standard Speaker," Monday, July 14, 1975:
Mrs. Herbert Dinklocker

Mrs. Herbert Dinklocker, former West Hazleton resident, died Friday at 6 p.m. at the Terrace View Nursing Home, Millersburg, Ohio, following a long illness.

The former Elizabeth Williams, she was born in West Hazleton, Dec., 4, 1898, the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Mary Ellen Daniels Williams, and resided at 10 N. Broad St, West Hazleton, prior to moving to Ohio in 1961.

Her husband, who at one time owned a hardware store in West Hazleton, and was a West Hazleton school director, died June 11, 1961. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James (Marilyn) Hodge, Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. Louis (Nancy) Hill, Hyattsville, Md. Five grandchildren also survive.

The funeral will be held from the Krapf and Hughes Funeral Home, this city, Wednesday, at the convenience of the family, and will be private. The Rev. Richard D. Abernathy, St Paul's United Church of Christ, will officiate, and interment will be in Mountain View cemetery. There will be no viewing, and contributions may be made to favorite charities.


Hazleton Obit for Mrs. Mary E. Williams from May 1940

Mrs. Mary Ellen Williams, 82, widow of the late Thomas A. Williams, a local paving contractor, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Herbert Dinklocker, of 10 North Broad Street, West Hazleton, Saturday evening at 8:20 o'clock. She had been ill for the past six weeks. Mrs. Williams was the last surviving member of the family of the late Rev. and Mrs. Daniel Daniels, of Welshville, Susquehanna Co., and had lived in West Hazleton approximately fifty years.

Surviving are five children: Mrs. Dinklocker, with whom she was residing; Paul Williams, of this city; Chester, of Lansdale; Winfield, of Parkersburg, West Virginia; and Foster, of McConnellsville, O. Seven grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband five years ago.

The funeral services will be private, and will be from the late home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with services in charge of Rev. Frederick B. Crane, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of this city, and interment will be in the Vine Street Cemetery.


Obit from 24 Feb 1967
Thomas Foster Williams

Thomas Foster Williams, 506 Pacific Avenue, North Cape May, NJ died Saturday at Cape May.

He left this community to join the U.S. Army during World War I and continued to serve the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a military man and later a civilian employe until his retirement three years ago.

A son of the late Thomas and Mary Williams, he was born in West Hazleton on July 16, 1896.

He attended the local schools and was a graduate of Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Azalea Lodge, F. and A.M., this city; Lehigh Consistory, Allentown; and the Charleston, West Virginia, Shrine.

Surviving are his wife, Cornie; a sister, Mrs. Herbert F. Dinkelocker, Akron, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. A brother Paul E. Williams, Hazleton, died six months ago.

The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 PM from the Donald Gibson Funeral Home, Broomall, PA, with interment in Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia.


Obit for D. W. Williams

Daniel W. (Pete) Williams, 64, of 211 1/2 8th Street, died Wednesday at the Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

Born at Hazleton, PA, Jan 3, 1893, the son of Thomas and Mary Daniels Williams, he was an accountant with the O. Ames Co. here and had lived in Parkersburg (WV) for the past 26 years. Prior to moving here he was connected with the Wyoming Shovel Co. at Wyoming, PA.

He was a veteran of World War I; a member of the First Presbyterian Church; Elks Lodge No 198; American Legion Post No. 15 and Masonic lodge of Wyoming.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs Helen Jones Williams; two brothers, Paul E. Williams, Hazleton, PA, and Foster Williams of Pasco, Wash; and one sister, Mrs Herbert Dinklocker, of Hazleton.

Funeral services will be held at the Ogdin Funeral Home at 8 pm Friday with Rev William M. Ferry officiating. Burial will be in the Vine Street cemetery, Hazleton, PA, on Monday. The Elks lodge will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 pm today at the Ogdin Funeral Home.


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