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PEARCE, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Speicher

Grantsville, Md., Aug. 30 — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Speicher) Pearce, 61, Grantsville, divorced wife of John Pearce of Hartsville, Ohio, died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Guerney (Dessie) Speicher, near here. She was the eldest daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Matthews) Speicher. Among the survivors are a son, James Pearce, Gray, Pa.; two brothers, William Speicher, Cumberland, and Fred Speicher, Jennings; six sisters, Mrs. Thomas B. (Hester) McKenzie and Mrs. William (Carrie) Swauger, Grantsville; Mr. Lewis (Stella) Hoover, and Mr. Jacob (Nora) Platter, Jennings; Mrs. James (Maud) Speicher, Jemmerson, Pa., near Uniontown, and Mrs. George (Christina) Legeer, Accident, and eleven grandchildren. She was a member of the Casselman Mennonite Church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 30, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 24, 2010


PEARCE, Walsh F. 
 
Westernport
Services for Walsh F. Pearce, 66, husband of Nannie Belle (Shaw) Pearce, who died at his home at Moscow Sunday evening will be held at the Barton Methodist church tomorrow afternoon at 2:30.  The pastor, the Rev. L. J. Moore will officiate.  Interment will be in Laurel Hill cemetery at Moscow. He was a native of Allegany county and a son of Mrs. Susan Pearce of Barton, who was 90 years old Sunday, and the late Frank Pearce.  He was a retired carpenter of the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by three children, Alvin and Ray Pearce, both of Westernport, and Mrs. Leonard Warnick, Moscow, and four sisters,  Mrs. Willam Schramm and Mrs. William McConnell, both of Barton,  Mrs. Novella Gray of Cumberland and Mrs. Charles Springer of Nobelstown, Pa.
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1944  Pg. 5
(Courtesy of Don Wendroth)
Posted March 30, 2013


PEARSON, Harry Ross (also WILAND, Francis)
 
"DROWNED YOUTHS BODIES TO DETROIT--
Tragic Ends For Two Who Came to Moscow For a Vacation--
Westernport, Md., Francis Wiland, 20, of 4642 Springdale Avenue, Detroit, who was drowned Tuesday evening in the South Branch of the Potomac river, near Romney, was a native of Moscow, this county, moving to Detroit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wiland, when a boy.  He was the oldest child.  His body and that of his chum, Harry Ross Pearson, 20, of 13940 Mack avenue, Detroit, now at Boal's Funeral Home, here, will be taken to Detroit late today.  The group had only been at the beach about fifteen minutes when the tragedy occurred. They had brought a lunch but decided to first take a swim.  Besides the two victims the party included Joseph Eloot, Detroit, who was also visiting Wiland's cousin, Miss Winifred Wiland, of Moscow, Nellie Meese, Elizabeth Yates, also of Moscow and Geneva Hyde of Barton.  Wiland was a graduate of a Detroit high school and was employed as an attendant at a gasoline station of the Zip Oil Company, there.  His mother is the former Miss Madeleine Green, of Moscow.  Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers, Bernard, Joseph and William Wiland, and five sisters, Mary Madaline, Margaret, Theresa, Ellen and Barbara Wiland, all of Detroit."
Note: St. Gabriel's records show he was buried in Barton at St. Gabriel's Catholic Cemetery August 10, 1940."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 8 Aug 1940
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted June 30, 2012



PEASLEE, Mrs. Velma Audra Goff

CORRIGANVILLE - Mrs. Velma Audra Peaslee, 84, of Box 252 here, died Friday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where she had been a patient 12 days. Born in Grafton, W.Va., Sept. 4,1901, she was the daughter of the late Arthur F. Goff and Elizabeth (Sypolt) Goff. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Earl Peaslee, in 1974. A former employee of Rosenbaum's Department Store, Mrs. Peaslee was a member of Centre Street United Methodist Church, Women's Christian Society, Ladies Auxiliary of the B&O Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and Ladies Auxiliary of Sacred Heart Hospital. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Poorbaugh, here; one sister, Mrs. Florence Whetzel, Cumberland; one brother, Parley D. Goff, Morgantown, W.Va.; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence, Cumberland, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Monday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. John H. Williams, pastor of Centre Street United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale. Pallbearers will be Francis Deremer, Roy Stafford, John Wolfe, James McKenzie, Walter Glass and Ralph Hampson.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 13, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2012





PECK, Gale Roger
 
Gale Roger Peck, 53, of 1314 Springs Road, Springs, PA, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the Somerset Hospital, Somerset, PA. Born November 27, 1949, in Somerset, PA, he was the son of Paul J. Peck, Springs,PA, and the late Lola Violet (Livengood) Peck. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Edna(Otto) Peck, and a sister, Carolyn Peck. Mr. Peck was a resident of Waver Home, Berlin, PA, and attended the Maple Glen Church of the Brethren. Surviving are two brothers, P. Ronal Peck, Salisbury, PA; Terry J. Peck, Middlebury, IN; one sister, Sharon (Peck) Hahn, Auburn, IN; three step-brothers, Glenn Otto, Jr., and Blair Otto, both of Salisbury, PA, and Chester Otto of Accident, MD; one step-sister, Gloria Borton, Albuquerque, NM; four nephews and two nieces. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home,Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Hwy, Salisbury, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Saturday, July 12, at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Daniel Whitacre officiating. Interment will be in Maple Glen Cemetery, Fort Hill, PA. 
Wednesday, July 9, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted February 8, 2014



PECK, Judson F.
 
OAKLAND - Judson F. Peck, 66, of 111 F. Street, Mt. Lake Park, died Sunday at Garrett County Memorial Hospital. Born in Listonburg, Pa., he was a son of the late John and Carma (Agunicah) Peck. He had been employed as a truck driver for the State Highway Administration at Oakland for 34 years, and was a member of Woodmen of the World, Camp 11, Oakland. Surviving are his widow, Nettie N. (Speicher) Peck; a son, Donald C. Peck, Frostburg; seven sisters, Mrs. Edith Rodeheaver, Mrs. Kate Filsinger, Deer Park; Mrs. Mary Ridder, Summersville, W. Va.; Mrs. Ruth Ray, Mt. Lake Park; Mrs. Hazel VanSickle, McHenry; Mrs. Lydia Kisner and Mrs. Martha Beitzel, Fairfax, Va.; three borthers, James and Everett Peck, Fairfax, Va.; and Jonas Peck, Deer Park. The body is at the Minnich-Stewart Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. James F. Remley and Rev. Oscar Hull will officiate. Interment will be in the Paradise United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Source: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; March 12, 1974; page 16
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted April 27, 2013



 

PECK, Mrs. Mary Bell

HARDY COUNTY NEWS - Moorefield Examiner of 14th -Mary Bell Peck, wife of Eston Peck, an esteemed colored citizen of this community, died Tuesday after a short illness and will be buried today. She is survived by a husband and a number of small children.
Keyser Tribune, November 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 7, 2010

PECK, Scott Alan
 
Scott Alan Peck, 38, of 224 Lakeshore Road, Fort Hill, PA, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at Meyersdale Medical Center, Meyersdale, PA. Born July 6, 1965, in Meyersdale, PA, he is the son of John and LaRue (Coddington) Peck also of Fort Hill, PA. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Lynn Peck on April 25, 1997. Mr. Peck was an underground miner for the Keystone Lime Company and a farmer. He was currently President of the Salisbury Lions Club, a member of the Maple Glen Church of the Brethren and the Maple Valley Archers. Surviving in addition to his parents are his spouse, Roberta "Bobbie" (Yoder) Peck, a son, John Albert Peck, at home; two brothers, John D. Peck and David L. Peck, both of Fort Hill, PA. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Highway, Salisbury, PA, Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, September 5, at 11:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel Whitacre officiating. Interment will be in the Peck Cemetery, Fort Hill, PA. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Maple Glen Church of the Brethren or the Salisbury Lions Club.
Tuesday, September 2, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted February 8, 2014


PECK, William R.


GRANTSVILLE - William R. Peck, 71, died Tuesday at the Lakeview Nursing Home, Toledo, Ohio. Born at Elk Lick Township, Pa., he was the son of Jonas M. Peck and the late Mary (Reitz) Peck. He was a member of the Maple Glen Church of the Brethren and retired mechanic for the City of Toledo. Besides his father, he is survived by two brothers, Ralph Peck, Fort Hill, Pa.; Paul Peck, Springs, Pa.; four sisters, Mrs. Ruth Lohr, Mt. Joy, Pa.; Mrs. Alma Myers, Westminster; Mrs. Mabel Whitacre, Berlin, Pa., and Mrs. Mairiam Lease, Friedens, Pa. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Daniel Whitacre officiating. Interment will be in Peck Cemetery, Fort Hill.
The Cumberland News, July 23, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 11, 2011




PEEBLES, Mrs. Carmen Skidmore

LONACONING - Mrs. Carmen S. Peebles, 55, died suddenly yesterday at her home on East Main Street. She was a daughter of the late John A. and Sada (Keir) Skidmore. Surviving are her husband, Robert D. Peebles, a former mayor of Lonaconing; a son, James D. Peebles, at home: two sisters, Mrs. Marl Hyde, Takoma Park, and Mrs. John Duros of New Jersey; and three brothers, Ronald Skidmore, Cresaptown; Harold and Randall Skidmore, Cumberland. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. John McClain. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Peebles was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 24, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 




PEER, Mrs. Lizzie

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY -  Mrs. Lizzie Peer died at her home near Augusta, Sunday, June 6, 1912, after a short illness of typhoid fever, in her fortieth year. Mrs. Peer leaves to mourn, her husband, Wm. Peer and six children one babe seven months old. 
Review (Romney) of the 19th
Keyser Tribune, June 21, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010



PENDLEBERRY, Mrs. Catherine C. Wilson

"Lonaconing-Mrs. Catherine C. Pendlebury, 79, West Main Street, died yesterday at Miners Hospital, Frostburg.  She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Pollock) Wilson. Her husband, Richard Pendlebury, preceded her in death. Mrs. Pendlebury was a member of the Daughters of America.  Surviving are two daughters, Miss Catherine Pendlebury, Lonaconing; Mrs. Raymond Ricker, Uniontown, Pa.; a son, Richard Pendlebury, Smithville, Ohio; three brothers, Thomas Wilson, Robert Wilson and William Wilson, all of Lonaconing; and five grandchildren.  The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m."
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, Thur 16 Apr 1967
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 11, 2012




PENDLEBERRY, Eli

"Eli Pendlebury, 73, of 7343 Second Av., South Charleston, died yesterday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth McBride, after a heart attack.  A retired miner, Mr. Pendleberry had been a resident of South Charleston for 24 years. He lived formerly at Lonaconing, Md.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Stella Pendleberry, two sons, William, of St. Albans, and Lewis, of Charleston; another daughter, Miss Virginia Pendleberry, of South Charleston; one sister, Miss Cecelia Pendleberry, of Lonaconing, Md.; and one brother, Richard, of Lonaconing, Md.  The body is at Snodgrass mortuary."
The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, West Virginia, Wed 25 March 25, 1953
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 11, 2012




PENDLEBERRY, Richard

"Richard Pendlebury died yesterday at his home on Detmold Street.  A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Eli and Catherine (Lloyd) Pendlebury.  Mr. Pendlebury was a retired miner and a member of the United Mine Workers.  He also was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the American Legion.  Surviving are his widow, Catherine (Wilson) Pendlebury; two daughters, Miss Catherine Pendlebury, Lonaconing and Mrs. Margaret Ricker, Uniontown, Pa.; a son, Richard Pendlebury, Jr., Midland; a sister, Miss Cecelia Pendlebury, Cumberland; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home by Rev. George Loar.  Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.  Military honors will be accorded at graveside."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Fri 10 Aug 1962
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 11, 2012
 


PENDLETON, Mrs. Teresa M.

PENDLETON, Teresa M., originally from Mt. Savage, MD, died on Sunday February 21, 2010, she would have been 87 on March 1st. After 2 years in the Army Air Force she married Phil in 1945, and they enjoyed 59 years together until his death in 2004. For more than 60 years she was head of the Alter Guild at the Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Safety Harbor. She is survived by her son Phillip, daughter-in-law Connie, 2 grandsons Glenn and Greg and granddaughter Stacy. She also has 5 great granddaughters. The family will receive friends on Tuesday March 2, 2010 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home. Services will be held on Wednesday March 3, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Episcopal Church 601 Phillippe Parkway Safety Harbor. Burial will follow at Sylvan Memorial Park.
abt. 21 February 2010;[source: www.sylvanabbey.com]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 29, 2012


 


Mrs. Martha Ann Everline Pengelly

PENGELLY, Mrs. Martha Ann Everline

Mrs. Hannibal Pengelly
Frostburg - Mrs. Martha Ann Pengelly, 93, died yesterday at Miners Hospital where she had been a patient two weeks.  She had been a patient at the Kyle Nursing Home, Lonaconing, for four years. A native of Wellerburg, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Mathias and Margaret (Thomas) Everline.  Mrs. Pengelly was twice married.  Both husbands, William Logsdon and Hannibal Pengelly, preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Corriganville. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nyna Wolfe, Baltimore and Mrs. Edna Griffith Murray, Frostburg; a brother, Wesley Everline, Greenwood, Del., and a sister, Miss Pearl Everline, Baltimore. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
February 2 1971, Cumberland Evening Times

 


PENMAN - Andrew
 
BARTON – Andrew Penman, 81, died today at the home of his son, Clarence Penman. A native of Barton, he was a member of the Barton Methodist Church and a retired coal miner. In addition to the son at whose home he died, he is survived by a half-brother, George Ayers of Barton; and three grandchildren. The body will be at the Barton Memorial Chapel after 7 p.m. today.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bryn Keesecker, pastor of Barton Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery at Moscow.
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1960
(Courtesy of Barry R. Thoerig)
Posted January 19, 2013


PENMAN, Clarence A.

Clarence A. Penman, 54, Oakland attorney, died Thursday in the West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown.  A native of Canada, he was born on August 31, 1918 and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Penman.  He received a BA degree from Eastern College of Commerce and Law in Baltimore in 1950.  Mr. Penman was a member of the University of Baltimore Alumni Association Inc., the Maryland Bar Association and Garrett County Bar Association. He is a past master of Allegany Lodge 157, AF and AM, Barton, and past patron of Oakland Chapter 67, Order of Eastern Star. Mr. Penman was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Oakland, Proctor-Kildow Post 71, American Legion, Post 10077, VFW, and Lodge 2481, BPO Elks, Oakland.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann C. (Howard) Penman, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Andrea L. Shaffer, Lincoln Park, Mich., Miss Carol A. Penman, Washington, a son, David S. Penman, Oakland, and one grandson. The body is at the Minnich-Stewart Funeral Home in Oakland where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  A service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 10 a.m. in charge of Rev. Lawrence Sherwood, D.D. with burial in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens.  The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to a favorite charity.  Allegany Lodge 157 will conduct a Masonic service today at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Oakland Chapter 67, OES, will conduct a memorial service at 8 p.m. today. Active pallbearers will be members of the Masonic Lodge.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Garrett County Bar Association. 
Cumberland Evening Times, Saturday, September 9, 1972
(Courtesy of Barry Thoerig)
Posted March 9, 2014


PENMAN, Mrs. Mae Llewellyn

WESTERNPORT — Services for Mrs. Mae Penman, 64, formerly of Westernport, who died at her Dunmore Road home, near Baltimore, yesterday, will be conducted Thursday at II a. m. at the Boal Funeral Home. Rev. Bruce K. Price, pastor of a Baltimore Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Philos Cemetery. Mrs. Penman was the widow of Frank Penman, and a daughter of the late E. Huffman and Julia A. (Keiling) Llewellyn. She was a native of Fort Ashby. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Frances Berry, with whom she resided in Baltimore; three sisters, Mrs. Edna Knieriem and Mrs. Rose Lemmert, both of Frostburg, and Mrs. Ruth Flanagan, Danville; a brother, Wesley E. Llewellyn, Cumberland, and a step brother, William Loar, Lonaconing. The body is to be brought to the Boal Funeral Home tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 11, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 30, 2009


PENMAN, Mrs. Sarah Ellen Ayers
 
Barton, Md., March 11 – Mrs. Sarah Penman Ayers, 79, wife of the late John T. Ayers, died at her home on High Street, today, at 2:45 a.m.  She was born and reared in Barton and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Penman.  She had been ill two weeks.  Mrs. Ayers was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are three sons and one daughter.  Andrew, William and George Ayers and Miss Janet Ayers, and eight grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1941
(Courtesy of Barry R. Thoerig)
Posted January 19, 2013

 

PENNINGTON, Mrs. Mary S.

Mrs. Mary S. Pennington wife of P. M. Pennington died at her home Pattersons Creek, W.Va. on Tuesday, September 10th. The deceased lady was a sufferer from tuberculosis and was brought to her home about three weeks ago from the hospital at Weston W.Va.
Keyser Tribune, September 27, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010

 



PENNINGTON, Stellman Aaron

Stellman Aaron Pennington, 93, of Dry Fork, died May 20,1996, at the David Me monal Hospital in Elkins. He was born August 24, 1902 in Dry Fork, a son of the late. Henry and Lottie. Wolford Pennington. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada M. Roy Pennington on April 26, 1995; three brothers and four sisters. Survivors include two sons Dick Pennington of Dry Fork, and Leo Pennington of  Kingwood; two brothers, Leonard Pennington of Ridgely, and Quentin Pennington of Harman; one sister, Lena Bonner of Westmont, IL; one grandchild and one greatgrandchild. Mr. Pennington was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the Dry Fork Assembly of God Church. At 11 a.m, today (Wednesday), May 22, the body will be moved to the Dry Fork Assembly of God Church to lie in state from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., time of service. The Rev. Robert W. Wardie will officiate assisted by Rev. Joseph Mininger. Interment will follow in the Flanagan Memorial Cemetery in Lanesville. Hinkle Funeral Home I is in charge of arrangements.
The Republican, Oakland, Garrett Co, MD; May 25, 1996
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted August 12, 2009



PENNINGTON, Mrs. Wilda Matilda Lee
 
Augusta - Mrs. Wilda Matilda Pennington, 63, died Saturday at Winchester Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Henry and Mayme (Pyles) Lee and was the wife of William Pennington. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Perry Lee, here; three sisters, Mrs. Beatrice Ruckman, Petersburg; Mrs. Gladys Mathias, here, and Mrs. Beulah Morgan, Baltimore, two half brothers, Russell Lee, Amsterdam, Ohio, and Leo Lee, Winterville, Ohio; a foster sister, Mrs. Lucille Mixon, Salisbury, Md., and a foster brother, Ervin Simmons, Elkins. The body is at the McKee Funeral Home, where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Harley Meyers will officiate and burial will be in August Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; 16 June 1975
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie/transcribed by Genie)
Posted November 17, 2012


PENROSE, Miss Grace

Bedford, Pa., May 27 — Word was received by local friends Wednesday, May 24, of the death of Miss Grace Penrose of Philadelphia, formerly of this place and a member of the graduating class of 1889, Bedford High School, which is now in the midst of the celebration of its fiftieth anniversary. It was the first class to graduate. She had been in ill health for some time. A daughter of the late William and Charity (Devore) Penrose, she was born at Hyndman, Iater removing with her family to Bedford where they resided some years. Shortly after graduating here, they located in Philadelphia, occasionally visiting relatives and friends in this county. Funeral services were held at her late home today and the body was brought to Hyndman at 8 p. m. for interment. Besides her parents, a brother preceded her in death. A sister, Gail C., of Philadelphia, survives.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 27, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012



PENSYL, Milton L.

Milton L. Pensyl, 77, of East Pitt Street, Bedford, died Friday, Nov. 3, 1995, at home. He was born April 20, 1918, in Claysburg, a son of the late Charles and Alice (Hafer) Pensyl. Preceded in death by his first wife, Geraldine (Benna) Pensyl, Sept. 26, 1974, he is survived by his second wife, Ethel (Clites) Mull-Pensyl of Pennknoll Village; three daughters, Nancy Jane (wife of Melvin L. Wright), Joan (wife of Lonnie Sleaster) and Catherine L. (wife of Francis Tew), all of Bedford RD 6; a son, Charles S. Pensyl Sr. (husband of the former Jacqueline Carson) of Bedford RD 1; four stepdaughters, Mary (wife of Merle Benning) of Rockwood, Mary G. (wife of Donald Wakefoose) of Bedford, Myrtle (wife of Robert Binninger) of Cumberland, Md.; and Mildred Tiano of Cleveland, Ohio; two stepsons, George Rush (husband of the former Betty Manges) of Nashville, Tenn., and Reuben Lafferty (husband of the former Barbara Holler) of Manns Choice RD 1; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 18 stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Wright; four brothers, John J., Glenn F., Charles W. and Russell L.; and four stepgrandchildren. Mr. Pensyl retired from Howard Johnson's Restaurant at Midway after 33 years' service. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II where he served on Guadalcanal and Tulagi and Cape Glouster in the Pacific Theater. Funeral services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford, with the Rev. Raymond Short officiating. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Manns Choice RD, with graveside military rites by the Fort Bedford Honor Guard.
The Bedford County Inquirer, November 10, 1995
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 27, 2011



 

PERDEW, Richard Bearl

CORRIGANVILLE - Richard Bearl Perdew, 72, was dead on arrival Monday at Memorial Hospital. Born June 20, 1901, in Fairhope, he was the son of the late George and Mary Perdew. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada Virginia (Burkett) Perdew, and was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ. Surviving are his son, Donald F. Burkett, Corriganville; two sisters, Eva Deremer, Cumberland, and Emma Izzett, Cumberland, and three grandchildren. Friends will be received at Hyndman (no funeral home or address given) where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Comps Cemetery, Hyndman.
The Cumberland News, May 1, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PERDEW, Thomas

Thomas Perdew, 73 years old, died at 10:30 o'clock yesterday morning at his home on the Baltimore Pike. Beside his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Cora King, and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church.
Cumberland Evening Times January 24, 1927
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 1, 2009

 


 

PERETTI, Mrs. Antonietta Ruffo

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Antonietta Peretti, 72, of 38 Broadway, died yesterday at her residence. A native of here, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Rosaria (Maro) Ruffo. Mrs. Peretti was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church and Sodality. Surviving are her husband, Enrico Peretti; one daughter, Miss Mary Peretti, at home; three sons, Augustine Peretti and Francis Peretti, both of here; and Joseph Peretti, Berkley Heights, N.J.; four brothers, Samuel Ruffo, John Ruffo and Carl Ruffo, all of here; and Joseph Ruffo, LaVale; three sisters, Mrs. Emma LaManna, here; Mrs. Margaurite Mele, Silver Spring; and Mrs. Mary Jenkins, District Heights, Md.; and five grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, here, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, April 15, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)


 

PERKINS, Thomas
HOPKINS, John
THOMAS, John

Thomas Perkins, of Richmond, Va., Johns Hopkins, of Philadelphia, and John Thomas, of Cumberland, all colored, were struck and killed by a B&O passenger train just west of Doegully tunnel, 37 miles east of Cumberland, this afternoon. Perkins and Thomas were together. They got out of the way of the eastbound freight when the westbound passenger train bore down upon them. 250 yards west, the same train struck and killed Hopkins who was walking with W. Mitchell.
Mineral Daily News, August 1, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 8, 2010

 


PERRY, Mrs. Ellen Rogers
 

"Mrs. John B. Perry, who was before her marriage, Miss Ellen Rogers, of Lonaconing, is dead in Corona, Long Island, N. Y. She was the daughter of Mrs. Mary Rogers, who lived here many years."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 14 Mar 1911
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 16, 2012

 

PERRY, Mrs. John

Lonaconing, Md., March 17 - Mrs. John Perry, of Savage Mt, above Church Hill, died on Sunday morning at 7:30 o'clock from apoplexy. She had been to town on Saturday night and had started home by herself, over the mountain back of Church street. Her husband, John Perry, has been in ill health for several years and has not been able to come into town for a long time.
Keyser Tribune, March 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Anna Marie

Mrs. Anna Marie Petenbrink, 70 years old, wife of Henry Petenbrink, died Sunday night at her home in Cash Valley. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following; George Petenbrink, Corriganville, W.H. Petenbrink, Holsopple, Pa., Edward Petenbrink, Scottsdale, Pa., Harry Petenbrink, Mt. Savage, Md., Mrs. Peter Clark, Cash Valley, Mrs. James Geiger, Connellsville, Pa., and Miss Clara Petenbrink at home. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Conrad Lapp, Corrigansville. The funeral will take place at 10:30 o'clock, Wednesday morning with services in the Corrigansville Reformed church. Burial will be at Wellersburg, Pa. 
Cumberland Evening Times, March 28, 1927     
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




 

PETENBRINK,  Byran G., Sr.

BYRAN G. PETENBRINK, Sr. - Morrisville resident Byran G. Petenbrink, Sr. of the Penn Trailer Court, Old Route 13, Falls Township, died Saturday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 54. Born in Somerset, Mr. Petenbrink resided in Aberdeen, Md., before moving to Morrisville six years ago. He was a construction mechanic with T. J. Durkin and Son, Philadelphia, and a World War II Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. (O'Grince) Petenbrink; a son, Byran, Jr. of Croydon; a daughter, Terri, at home; his mother, Mrs. Martha Petenbrink of Hyndman; three brothers, Donald of Wilmington, Del.; R. Dale of Collegeville, Pa., and Chester of Hyndman; a sister Mrs. Mary Alice Weimer of Tuscon, Arizona; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 2 p.m. from the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 45. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Somerton.
Bucks County Courier Times, October 21, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK, Carl Francis, Jr.

Carl Francis Petenbrink Jr, 39, of South Haven Drive, Annapolis, died in an automobile accident Monday in Greensboro, N.C., while on a business trip. Born in Cumberland, Mr. Petenbrink was a code enforcement officer for the Maryland Department of Economic and Community Development. He was a member of the Living Water Community Church in Edgewater and was a former member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn S. Petenbrink, three sons, J. Michael, Daniel B., and Kenneth B. Petenbrink; and one daughter, Michelle L. Petenbrink, all of the home address; his parents, Carl F. Petenbrink, Sr. and Maryland V. Petenbrink of Cumberland, two brothers, Andrew C. of Annapolis and Arnold W. of 0wings Mills; one sister, Johanna Harris of Westminster, and a grandmother, Johanna Dombrosky of Cumberland. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis, with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery, Cumberland.
August 31, 1979, The Capitol, Annapolis, Maryland
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Catherine Michaels

Mrs. Catherine Petenbrink 63, widow of Harry R. Petenbrink, Mt. Savage, died yesterday at the Allegany County Infirmary, where she been a patient four years. A native of Wellersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (Martens) Michaels. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ballard, city; Mrs. Bessie Pugh, Hamstead, Md.; Mrs. Ella Gollick, and Mrs. Catherine Lynch, Baltimore; Mrs. Ida Brode, Eckhart; three sons, George, Frostburg; Carl, city; Charles, Sacramento, Calif.; six sisters, Mrs. Ella McDade and Mrs. Viola Blank, Mt. Savage; Mrs. Bertha Lewis, Fairgo; Mrs. Beulah Emerick, and Mrs. Lula Diehl, Wellersburg; two brothers, Anthony Michaels, Akron, Ohio; and Wilbert Michaels, Wellersburg; 35 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body will remain at the Kight Funeral Home. A requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Rev. John U. Lyness, assistant pastor, as celebrant. Internment will be in Porter Cemetery, Eckhart.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 16, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 1, 2009



PETENBRINK, Cecil M.
 
MEYERSDALE, Pa. - Cecil M. Petenbrink Sr., 84, of RD 1, Meyersdale, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 1992 in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Bom May 31, 1908 in Wittenberg, he was the son of the late Harvey A. and Margaret (Geiger) Petenbrink. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin and Qinton. Mr. Petenbrink was a member of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association; Somerset County A.S.C. Committee, for 20 years and as chairman for five years; committee member for Agway Inc.; and member and past president of Meyersdale Rotary Club. He was also a member of the Somerset County Holstein Club; Hillcrest Grange; Order of the Owls; and the Zion Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Olive L. (Vought) Petenbrink; a son, Cecil M. Petenbrink Jr. and his wife, Carol (Clark) Petenbrink; a daughter, Mary Jane Fogle and her husband, Jack Fogle; five grandchildren, Wayne, Jeanne, Klink, Michael, and Shannon; four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lester Petenbrink, Orlando, Fla. Friends will be received at the Leckemby Funeral Home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. Donald F.Sause. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to the Meyersdale Merit Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens National Bank, Meyersdale.
Cumberland Times-News, November 24, 1992
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 1, 2013

 


PETENBRINK, Charles E.

Charles E. Petenbrink, 53, formerly of Mt. Savage, died yesterday at his home in Carmichael, Cal. He was a retired government employe, in communications, with 36 years of service. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy; two daughters; a son, several grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Arnold Ballard, Mrs. Cecil McKenzie, Cumberland; Mrs. Russell Pugh, Hampstead; Mrs. William Gollick, Mrs. Joseph B. Lynch, Baltimore, and two brothers, George Petenbrink, Frostburg, and Carl Petenbrink, Cumberland.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 29, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010







Mrs. Clara Agnes Geiger Petenbrink

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Clara Agnes  Geiger

SCOTTDALE --- Mrs. Clara Agnes Geiger Petenbrink, 83, formerly of 16 Grove St., died at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Miner’s Hospital, Frostburg, Md., where she had been a patient five days.  Since June 1964, she had been confined to the Good Will Mennonite Home, Grantsville, Md. She was born Oct. 24, 1883, in Wittenburg, Somerset County, a daughter of the late Jacob and Melinda Bittner Geiger.  She was a member of the Scottdale Church of Christ and the Loyal Women’s Bible Class of the church. Surviving are four sons, Orlin Mankamyer of Chesapeake, Va., Gibert Petenbrink of Newport News, Va., Paul E. Petenbrink of Scottdale, and Ray Petenbrink of Cincinnati, O.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a sister Mrs. Margaret Petenbrink of Meyersdale, R.D.  She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin F. Petenbrink in 1953. The body will be in the Ferguson funeral home after 7 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, with her son, Orlin Mankamyer, a Church of Christ minister, officiating, assisted by Robert W. Chambers, pastor of the Scottdale Church of Christ.  Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery, near Wellersburg, Somerset County.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA., Friday, May 5, 1967
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, May 14, 2010
Posted May 13, 2011




PETENBRINK, Mrs. Dorothy Winner

Frostburg, March 20 — Mrs. Dorothy Petenbrink, 23, wife of Bryan Petenbrink, of Eckhart, died yesterday afternoon in Miners' Hospital here where she had been a patient since February 12. She was a daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth (Race) Winner, of Eckhart, and the late Frank Winner. Mrs. Petenbrink was a member of Eckhart Methodist church. Her husband was recently discharged from the Army. The couple had no children. Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by four brothers, James, Gilbert, John and Ronald Winner, all of Eckhart, and two sisters, the Misses Vivian and Eleanor Winner, at home. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 20, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011


PETENBRINK, Edwin F.

SCOTTDALE, Apr. 10 - Edwin F. Petenbrink, 68, died at his home at 16 Grove Street at 4 o'clock this morning after a prolonged illness. Born on January 27, 1885, at Lavale, Md., he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petenbrink. He had lived at Scottdale since 1908 and during that period was employed by the United States Casket Company in North Broadway. Deceased was married on November 2, 1911, to Clara A. Mankamyer, formerly Clara A. Geiger of Wittenberg. Mr. Petenbrink was a member of the Scottdale I. O. O. F. and of the Church of Christ since 1914. For many years he served as deacon of the church. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Clara A. Petenbrink; three sons, Gilbert of Newport News, Va.; Paul, of Scottdale, and Ray, of Branch Hill, Ohio; one stepson, Orlin Mankamyer of Yellville, Ark.; seven grandchildren, and three sisters, Mrs. Martha Clark and Miss Clara, both of Cumberland, Md., and Mrs. Bertha Geiger of Connellsville. Ray Petenbrink and Orlin Mankamyer are ministers of the Church of Christ. The funeral service will be held at the Ferguson funeral home at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon with Samuel Saunders, minister of the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be made in White Oaks Cemetery at Wittenberg.
April 10, 1953, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK,  Edwin Franklin

Edwin Franklin Petenbrink, 39 year old World War II veteran of Corriganville, was found dead of a heart attack late Thursday night in the cellar of his home. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, said the victim's wife, Mrs. Elizabeth (Raupach) Petenbrink arrived home Thursday night and saw the house in darkness with the front door open. Looking through a cellar window, she saw her husband lying on the floor and called neighbors. Mr. Petenbrink was born January 1, 1914, in Hooversville, Pa., a son of the late William H. and Jennie (Swain) Petenbrink. He was a truck driver for the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company here. Serving five years in the armed forces, Mr. Petenbrink was a member of the 11th Airborne Infantry, 511th Regiment. A graduate of Allegany High School, he was a member of the Methodist Church and Corriganville Volunteer Fire Company. Surviving besides his widow, are one step-son, Robert F. Willingham, Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne, Wyo; one brother, Robert K. Petenbrink, Niles, Ohio, and two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Stephens, Clifton Heights, Pa., and Mrs. Frank Martnishn, Jerome, Pa. The body is at the residence where services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. by Rev. William J. Elliott, Pastor of First Methodist Church here.
The Cumberland Times, June 19, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK, Elmer Arthur

Somerset County Man Fatally Hurt When Run Over by Truck
MEYERSDALE, July 12 - Elmer Arthur Petenbrink, 53, of Wellersburg, died Thursday en-route to a hospital at Cumberland, Md., after a truck had accidentally backed over him while he was working on the Savage River Dam project. He died of shock caused by an abdominal hemorrhage due to a torn vessel in the pelvis. He also sustained a fractured pelvis and abrasions. He was working as an equipment oiler foreman. He leaves his widow, four sons, one daughter, two brothers and flve sisters.
Tuesday, July 12, 1949, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Flora

Mrs. Flora Petenbrink, wife of Peter Petenbrink, died Thursday at her home near White Oak. She was 70 years old, and besides her husband, she is survived by ten children, namely: Mrs. C. C. Bittner, Mrs. F. L. Bittner, Mrs. E. G. Mankamyer, Mrs. George H. Bittner, Harvey E. Petenbrink, Elmer Petenbrink, Mrs. C. W. Bittner, Mrs. A. H. Geiger, Norman Petenbrink, and Mrs. Irwin Murray.
Tuesday, August 30, 1938, The Daily Courier, Connelsville, Pennsylvania
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009



 

PETENBRINK, George Daniel

George Daniel Petenbrink, 63, Corrigansville, carpenter for Cumberland Cemet and Supply Company, died suddenly yesterday afternoon of a heart attack while at work at Locust Grove. Mr. Petenbrink was a son of Henry and Mary (Everline) Petenbrink and was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and of the Carpenters Local. Surviving are his widow, Mrs Gertrude B. Petenbrink; five sons, Orville and Garnett, Corrigansville; Vernon, Beachwood, N.J.; Luther, United States Merchant Marines, St Petersburg, Fla.; Donald, stationed in Hawaii with the Army, two daughters, Mrs. Laverne Fisher and Mrs Hazel Lecuyler; both of Toms River, N. J. Four brothers, Edward, Scottdale, Pa.; Harry, Mt Savage; William and Samuel, of Cumberland, and three sisters; Mrs Bertha Geiger; Scottdale, Pa.; Mrs Martha Clark and Miss Clara Petenbrink, Cumberland also survives. Funeral services will be held Thursday.
The Cumberland Times, November 30, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010


 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Gertrude B. Barncord

Mrs. Gertrude B. Petenbrink, a native of Corriganville, died Wednesday in Marlboro Hospital, Toms River, N.J. She was the widow of George D. Petenbrink. Mrs. Petenbrink was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Scott Barncord. Surviving are five sons; Orville Petenbrink, Corriganville; Vernon Petenbrink, Holly Park, N.J., Donald Petenbrink, Houston, Texas, Garnett Petenbrink, also of New Jersey, and Vincent L. Petenbrink, serving with the Army in Paris; two daughters, Mrs. Laverna M. Fisher and Mrs. Hazel V. Lecuyer, both of Toms River; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body will be brought to Eichorn's Funeral Home here tomorrow, when friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Services are set for Saturday at a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. John B. Zinn will officiate, Internment will be in Porter Cemetery Hyndman.       Cumberland Times, February 22, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

PETENBRINK, Harvey A.

Meyersdale - Harvey A. Petenbrink, 77, died at his home at Meyersdale R.D. 4. A native of Sand Patch, he was a retired farmer and had been a Larimer township tax collector, school director and supervisor. He leaves his widow, four sons, five sisters, including Mrs. Emory I. Mankamyer of Connellsville, and one brother.
November 27, 1959, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, John

John Petenbrink, Of Mt. Savage, Is Killed in Action - MT. SAVAGE, Sept. 7 - Pvt. John Alvin Petenbrink, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Petenbrink, was killed in action August 10 in France, according to a telegram received by his parents today from the War Department. Pvt. Petenbrink entered the armed forces February 2, 1944 and left for overseas the latter part of July. The last letter received by his parents was dated August 6. Pvt. Petenbrink was born in Mt. Savage and attended Mt. Savage high school. Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers: Sgt. George Petenbrink, France; Pvt. Carl Petenbrink, Camp Wheeler, Ga.; and Sgt. Charles Petenbrink, Camp Crowder, Mo; and five sisters; Mrs. Margaret Ballard, Cumberland; Mrs. Russell Pue, Mt. Savage; Mrs. William Gollick, Baltimore; and Misses Catherine and Ida Petenbrink, at home. He is also survived by his grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Michaels, Wellersburg.
Cumberland Times, September 7, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Joyce H. Cartwright

Mrs. Joyce H. Petenbrink, 19, of 18 Ridgeway Terrace, was killed Tuesday at 9:15 p.m. when she was struck by a car while walking along Interstate Route 81, west of Hagerstown. Maryland State Police at Hagerstown said Mrs. Petenbrink was walking along the Interstate Highway just outside of Hagerstown when she was struck. She was pronounced dead on arrival at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. A native of Cumberland, she was a daughter of Willard and Joyce (Marine) Cartwright of Oldtown. Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, Raymond L. Petenbrink, Hagerstown; two sons, Duane Allen and Raymond Jr.; three brothers, Willard, William and Gilbert Cartwright, all of Oldtown, and three sisters, Brenda, Elaine and Terri Lynn Cartwright, all of Oldtown. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home by Rev. Howard J. Reckley and Elder Jack Cox. Burial will be in Oldtown Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, August 27, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



PETENBRINK, Miss Loretta May


Miss Loretta May Petenbrink, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Daniel Petenbrink, Corriganville, died early this morning at the home of her parents. Miss Petenbrink is also survived by five brothers, Orville, Vernon, Luther, Donald, and Garnett Petenbrink, and by two sisters, the Misses Laverna Petenbrink and Hazel Petenbrink, the latter of Brooklyn, New York.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 26, 1931
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 30, 2011

 


PETENBRINK, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Mazer

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Petenbrink, 77, of Meyersdale RD 4, died Thursday at her home. Born January, 1893, in Larimer Township, she was a daughter of the late William and Minerva (Geiger) Mazer. Survivors include a son, Oscar Petenbrink, and daughter, Mrs. Betty Brown, both of RD 4, Meyersdale, and two sisters, Mrs. George Beall, Baltimore, and Mrs. Harry Habel, Meyersdale. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Konhaus Funeral Home, with Rev. William Snyder officiating. Interment will be in White Oak Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, July 25, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 12, 2009


PETENBRINK, Mrs. Maryland Virginia Dombrosky
 
Mrs. Maryland Virginia Petenbrink, 66, of 487 Fort Avenue, city, died Friday at Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient for two days. Born here Feb. 27, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Dombrosky and Johanna (Smith) Dombrosky. Mrs. Petenbrink was a member of Melvin United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Carl F. Petenbrink Sr.; two sons, Andrew C. Petenbrink, College Station, Texas; Arnold W. Petenbrink, Westminster; one daughter, Mrs. Johanna C. Harris, also of Westminster; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Taylor, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Betty Jane Schroder, of here, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. John L. Ford. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to Melvin United Methodist Church.
Cumberland Sunday Times, April 13, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 1, 2013



PETENBRINK, Norman L.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Norman L. Petenbrink, 76, of Meyersdale, RD 4, died yesterday at his home. Born in Southampton Township, Pa., he was a son of the late Peter and Flora (Kennell) Petenbrink. He is survived by his widow, Mary (Mazer) Petenbrink; a son, Oscar Petenbrink; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Brown; three sisters, Mrs. Ada Bittner, Mrs. Gertrude Geiger, and Mrs. Vera Murray, all of RD 4; and four grandchildren, all of RD 4. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Konhaus Funeral Home. Rev. Charles E. Staub will officiate and burial vill be in White Oak Church Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home today and tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 9, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Orville Henry

Orville Henry Petenbrink, 58, of Corriganville, died Tuesday in Springfield State Hospital. He had been in ill health seven years. Born at Corriganville, he was a son of the late George and Gertrude (Barnard) Petenbrink. Mr. Petenbrink was a former employe of the Amcelle plant and was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ. Surviving are his widow, Wilda (Bennett) Petenbrink; four brothers, Vernon and Garnet Petenbrink, both of Toms River, N. J.; Luther Petenbrink, with the Army at Fort Jackson, New Orleans, La., and Donald Petenbrink, Houston, Texas; and two sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Fisher and Mrs. Harry L'Ecuyer, both of Toms River. The body is at the George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 10:30 a. m. by Rev. John B. Zinn. Burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 5, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK, Paul E.

Paul E. Petenbrink Jr., 22, lOO 1/2 Porter Ave., Scottdale, died Monday afternoon of injuries received when his motorcycle and a tractor-trailer collided at the intersection of Routes 119 and 982 north of Connellsville. He was taken to Connellsville State General Hospital for emergency treatment and was being transferred to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Death occurred enroute to the Hospital. His injuries were listed as compound fractures of the right leg, right arm, thigh, calf and ankle, chest injury and possible skull fracture. State police identified the truck driver as Donald Higenbotham, 31, of Grindstone, R. D. 1, who was uninjured. Police estimated damage to the truck at $1,500 and $500 to the motorcycle. Petenbrink was born July 6, 1946, in Mount Pleasant, a son of Paul E. and Donna Camlin Petenbrink. He graduated from Scottdale High School in the class of 1964 and upon graduation entered the U.S. Marine Corps. He served in Vietnam and was discharged in June, 1967. He was employed as an apprentice molder at Hempfield Foundries in Greensburg. He was a member of the Scottdale Church of Christ and Hamilton - Maloy VFW Post No. 595 of Everson. Surviving with his parents are his widow, Mrs. Sara Jane Rose Petenbrink; a sister, Mrs. Edward (Karen) Thornblade of Morgantown, W. Va., a teacher in the Gallatin School, Uniontown, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ida Mae Camlin of Scottdale.
Tuesday, October 1, 1968, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK, Peter F.

Meyersdale, Pa., Oct. 22 - Peter F. Petenbrink, 92, died Saturday night at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bittner, in Sand Patch, R. D. 1. Services were conducted at the White Oak Reformed Church this afternoon by Rev. G. H. Shupe, a former pastor, and Rev. J. E. Gindelsperger. Interment was in the church cemetery. The surviving children are Mrs. Laura Bittner, Mrs. Alice Bittner, Harvey Petenbrink, Mrs. Ada Bittner, Mrs. Gertrude Geiger, Norman Petenbrink, Edward Petenbrink, Mrs. Verna Murray, all of Sand Patch, R. D. 1.; Mrs. Effie Bittner and Mrs. Florence Mankamyer of Connellsville.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 22, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK,  Samuel Irvin

Samuel Irvin Petenbrink, 61, of 419 North Mechanic Street, died early today in Sacred Heart Hospital where he was admitted yesterday. Mr. Petenbrink was born April 3, 1891 in Wellersburg, Pa., a son of the late Henry and Mary (Everline) Petenbrink. He served with Company E, 116th Engineers of the 41st Infantry Division during World War I. Employed by the B&O Railroad since 1936, Mr. Petenbrink was a carman helper in the Bolt & Forge Shops. He held membership in Local 656; Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen of America and Glencoe (Pa.) Evangelical and Reformed Church. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ella (Connors) Petenbrink; seven daughters, Mrs. Harold Raley, Pocahontas, Pa.; Mrs. Rozella Nelson, and Misses Loretta and Rosella Petenbrink, at home; Mrs. Stelmer Flanagan, Homewood Addition; Mrs. Paul Miller, city; and Mrs. Gerald Harman, also at home, and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Petenbrink also leaves three sisters, Mrs. Martha E. Clark and Miss Clara A. Petenbrink, city, and Mrs. Bertha Geiger, Connellsville, and a brother, Edwin F. Petenbrink, Scottdale, Pa. The body is at the George Funeral Home.
Cumberland Times, January 27, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Thelma Ruth Shoemaker

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Thelma Ruth Petenbrink, 45, of RD 4, died Saturday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Mrs. Petenbrink was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle (West) Shoemaker. Surviving are her husband, Oscar W. Petenbrink; two daughters, Mrs. Dennis Lepley, Littlestown, Pa.; Miss Mary Kay Petenbrink, at home, and one sister, Mrs. George Mosholder, here. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. William Snyder will officiate. Interment will be in White Oak Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, August 27, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 11, 2010


 

PETENBRINK, Mrs. Viola P. Mankamyer

Viola P. Petenbrink, 70, of Orlando, Fla., died Aug. 25, 1981, in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born July 3, 1911, in Sand Patch, a daughter of the late C. S. and Martha (Murray) Mankamyer. Survived by her husband, Lester; and two sons: Jack of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Barry of Norcross, Ga.; also two grandchildren. A brother of: Elmer, LaVale, Md.; Mrs. Leora Wright of Everett; Mrs. Florence Rachow of Bedford; and Mrs. Mary Conroy of Elyria, Ohio. Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the Colonial Funeral Home, 2811 East Curry Road, Orlando, Fla. Interment, Woodlawn Memorial Park, Orlando.
The Republic, Meyersdale, September 3, 1981
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 10, 2009



PETENBRINK, Mrs. Wilda Bennett

Mrs. Wilda (Bennett) Petenbrink, 71, of RD 1, Box 164, Corriganville, died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 18, 1914 in Mount Savage, she was a daughter of the late Frank Bennett and Dora (Orndoff) Bennett. Mrs. Petenbrink's husband, Orville Petenbrink, died in 1963. A retired employee of the Celanese Fibers Corporation, she was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Corriganville; the Senior Citizens and Homemakers clubs of Mount Savage, and the American Association of Retired Persons. Surviving are two brothers, Harold Bennett, Cresaptown; Hobert Bennett, Mount Savage; one sister, Mrs. Amy B. Richardson, Frostburg, and several nieces and nephews. The body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The George-Upchurch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 18, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012



 

PETENBRINK, William Henry

William Henry Petenbrink, 68, of 15 Altamont Terrace, died this morning at the home of his sister, Mrs. Martha Clark, Route 2, Baltimore Pike. He was born April 11, 1882, in LaVale, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Petenbrink. Surviving are two sons, Edwin Petenbrink, Corriganville, and Robert Petenbrink, Niles, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Andrew Stephenson and Mrs. Frank Martishn, both of Tyrone, Pa.; two brothers, Samuel Petenbrink, this city, and Edwin Petenbrink, Scottsdale, Pa., and two other sisters, Miss Clara Petenbrink, Cumberland, and Mrs. Bertha Geiger, Connellsville. Pa. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 18, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PETENBRINK, William Lee

William Lee Petenbrink, eight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Petenbrink, Mt. Savage, was killed instantly at 4:40 p.m. yesterday, when struck by the car of Charles Harden, Jr., Morantown, on the Mt. Savage road. State Police and county authorities said the Petenbrink child was playing with several other children at the O'Neill Garage, near Mt. Savage, when he suddenly darted from behind a parked car into the path of Harden's machine. The child was dragged several feet and suffered a fractured skull. He was dead when Harden stopped his car. The accident was termed unavoidable, following an investigation by Dr. George P. Paulman, county coroner, Sergt. Spioch, and Officer George J. Miller, State Police; County Investigator Terrence J. Boyle and Deputy Sheriff Edgar M. Lewis. Besides his parents, the boy is survived by four brothers, George, Frostburg; Carl, Alvin and Charles, at home; and five sisters, Mrs. Arnold Ballard, Cumberland; Mrs. Russell Pugh, Mt. Savage; Mrs. William Gollick, Ellerslie; Ida and Catherine Petenbrink, at home. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at the home with Rev. G. D. Sampson, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment will be in Porter Cemetery, Eckhart.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 26, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 3, 2011



 

PETERS, Miss Eleanor Henrietta

Miss Eleanor Henrietta Peters, of the John F. Kennedy Apartments, died there yesterday. She had been ill the past several years. She was a daughter of the late William Davis and Mary Elizabeth (Bawden) Peters. She was a member of Centre Street United Methodist Church. Surviving are a brother, Raymond F. Peters, Orlando, Fla., and a sister, Mrs. Odelle H. Rice, this city; two nieces, Eleanor E. Rice, city, and Mary Elizabeth Reinkmyer, Jackson, Fla.; three nephews, William D. Peters and Ronald E. Peters, both of Pittsburgh, and Charles Peters, Orlando, Fla. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Lester K. Welch will officiate. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 3, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011


PETERS, Flora E. Hershman
 
Flora E. Peters, 91, of East Springfield, OH, died June 15 2011, in the Carroll Heaithcare Center. She was born November 12,1919, in Rowlesburg, a daughter of the late John Wesley and Etta Mae Funk Hershman. She was a member of the East Springfield Methodist Church, the Annapolis Grange and the Pomona Grange, of Jefferson County. She is survived by three sons, James (Rose) Peters, of East Springfield, OH, Donald (Antonia) Edward, of Little Falls, NJ, and John (Sharon) Earl, of Pataskala, OH; one daughter, Nancy Jean (Ed) Whitmore, of Mechanicstown, OH; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Hershman, at Navarre, OH and Charles Hershman, of Rowlesburg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, Henry and Glenn Hershman and four sisters, Alberta Sigley, Ruth Miller, Mildred Heniine and Mertie Hershman. Funeral services were held at Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home, of Amsterdam with Rev. Josh Conley officiating. Burial followed in the East Springfield Cemetery.
Preston County News;  Kingwood, WV; July 9, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 27, 2012


PETERS, James Henry

At the residence of his father, in this county, on the 11th inst, JAMES HENRY PETERS, son of William C. and Susan Peters, in the 4th year of his age. His remains were brought to this place and interred in "Indian Mound Cemetery." He was a sprightly and interesting child. The Saviour invites little children to Come unto Him, and Jimmie has, in obedience to the summons, gone to rest in his heavenly home.
South Branch Intelligencer April 10, 1867 
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010




PETERSON, Frank W.

Grantsville, Md., July 9 - Frank W. Peterson, Rockford, Mich., died Friday night at a hospital at Grand Rapids.  His widow, Minnie Peterson, is a sister of Mrs. John Zehner and Mrs. Nettie Bill, Grantsville, and Charles A. Bonig, Cumberland.  Mrs. Bill and Roy Zehner, Pittsburgh, attended the funeral yesterday afternoon at Rockford. Mr. Peterson, extensive land owner, was a receiver for a number of banks in Rockford.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 9, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



PETERSON, Mrs. Isabel E. McGinn
 
Mrs. Isabel E. (McGinn) Peterson, 51, died this morning in Allegany Hospital, where she had been a patient since January 3. Besides her husband, William O., National Highway, the following children survive: Mrs. Maurice Martin, Brookfield, O; Misses Marie, Phyllis and Margaret, Rex, Thomas and William at home; her mother, Mrs. Anna McGinn, city; five sisters, Mrs. Herbert Jeffries, Mrs. John T. Barry, Akron, O., Mrs. William Douglas and Mrs. Clifton Dudley, Sharon, Pa., and Mrs. John Often, Corriganville. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, where services will be held. The body will remain at the Lempereur Residence.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, January 11, 1943 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 17, 2012



PETRY, Mrs. Grace Wright

SALISBURY - Mrs. Grace W. Petry, 83, died Sunday at her home. A native of Elk Lick Township, she was a daughter of the late John M. and Christena (Rembold) Wright and was the widow of William A. Petry. Surviving are a brother, Harvey Wright, Salisbury. She was a member of the St. John's United Church of Christ. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9:30 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at I I a.m., with Rev. Ernest N. Rumbaugh officiating. Interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 30, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 24, 2011

 


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