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PFAFF, Mrs. Bridget Jack 

Frostburg, Md., Sept. 15.— The funeral of Mrs. Bridget Pfaff, aged 54 years, who died at the home of her sister, Miss Katie Jack, Washington street, Saturday evening from injuries sustained in  falling down the stair-steps at the Jack residence last Thursday, will take place tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock from Saint Michael's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Saint Michael's Cemetery.  Mrs. Pfaff was a member of the Sodality of St. Michael's Church, and the ladies of the Sodality are to assemble at the Jack home this evening at 8 o'clock, to recite prayers for the deceased.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, September 15, 1930 - pg 5/8, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 7, 2013




PFAFF, Clifton B.

FROSTBURG - Clifton B. (Puffy) Pfaff, 68, of 205 Upper Consol Road, died yesterday at Miners Hospital after an illness of two weeks. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Sarah (Sarbaugh) Pfaff. He was a member of First Congregational Church and Big Savage Sportsmen Association. Surviving are his widow, Martha (Weimer) Pfaff; two sons Milton (Burk) Pfaff, Baltimore, and James C. Pfaff, here; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Cathcart, Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Margaret McAbee, here; three brothers, Robert, James and Ernest Pfaff, all of here, and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow and Wednesday from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 30, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010
 


Name: James Clifton Pfaff, 72, of Frostburg, MD
 
Parents: Clifton and Martha (Weimer) Pfaff
 
DOB: August 6, 1933, in Frostburg, MD
 
DOD: Monday, September 19, 2005, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Military: United States Navy Veteran
 
Spouse: Janey (Brodie) Pfaff
 
Predeceased by: parents; sisters, Betty Cathcart and Phyllis Filer
 
Survived by: wife; son Keith Pfaff, Frostburg; daughter, Tina Kesner and husband Jake, Frostburg; brother, Milton Pfaff, Baltimore, MD
 
Burial: Cremation

 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 17, 2014


PFAFF, Jesse H.

Frostburg - Jesse H. Pfaff, 62, of Sand Spring Hill, died today at his home. He had been in failing health for some time. Prior to retiring four years ago, Mr. Pfaff was a coal miner. He belonged to Local No. 3817, United Mine Workers of America. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma (Cotton) Pfaff; four daughters, Mrs. Thomas Brode, Mrs. Bruce Emmart, Mrs. James Minnick, and Mrs. Robert Fisher, Frostburg; and a son, Charles Pfaff, at home; and two brothers, Clayton Pfaff, Darington; Frank Pfaff, Frostburg. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 29, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010


PFAFF, Mrs. Martha M. Weimer

Martha M. Pfaff, 74, of 232 Upper Consol Road, died July 7, 1983 in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md Born in Pocahontas, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Weimer and Della (Crowe) Weimer. Her husband, Clifton B. Pfaff, preceded her in death. Mrs. Pfaff was a member of First Congregational Church. Surviving are two sons, Milton (Burkie) Pfaff, Baltimore, Md.; James Pfaff, New Creek, W.Va.; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Cathcart, Consol, Md.; four sisters, Mrs. Leona Blocher, Grantsville, Md.; Mrs. Ruth Sowers, Smithsburg, Md.; Mrs. Edna Wallizer, Green Ridge; Mrs. June Evans, of New Hampshire; two brothers, Marshall Weimer, Cumberland, Md.; James Weimer, Green Ridge, Md.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services were conducted at the Sowers Funeral Home July 9 by the Rev. William E. Price. Interment will be in Eckhart Cemetery.
The Republic, July 14, 1983
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 26, 2011


PFAFF, Mrs. Shirley Elizabeth McKenzie

Shirley Elizabeth Pfaff, 66, Frostburg, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, after struggling with cancer for 11 years. Born April 21, 1939, in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Frederick J. McKenzie and Margaret Grace (Bowers) McKenzie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Gilbert Pfaff, in 1989; and two brothers, Donald McKenzie and Charles J. McKenzie. She graduated from LaSalle High School, Cumberland, and attended Frostburg State College. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at the St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Surviving are three sons, Thomas J. Pfaff, Frostburg, Michael A. Pfaff, Cumberland, and Mark P. Pfaff, Grantsville; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Ravenscroft, LaVale, Veronica McKenzie, Frostburg, and Marcella Susie Flubacher, Maine; seven brothers, Lawrence McKenzie, Fort Ashby, Anthony McKenzie, Hollywood, John McKenzie, Eckhart, Raymond McKenzie, Oldtown, Leo McKenzie, Frostburg, Paul McKenzie, Frostburg, and Marty McKenzie, Midlothian. Friends were received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg. A funeral mass was celebrated at St. Michael's Cath-olic Church, Frostburg, today, Thursday, Sept. 22, with Monsignor Paul Byrnes as celebrant. Interment was in the St. Michael's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Home Care, c/o Linda Valentine, 900 Seton Dr., Cumberland, MD 21502.
Cumberland Times-News; about Monday, Sept. 19, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 30, 2011

 

PFEIFFER, Frederick

Frostburg, Feb. 17—Services were held this afternoon in Washington, D. C., for Frederick Pfeiffer, 76, native and former resident of Frostburg, who died Thursday night at his home, 460l Ninth street North West, Washington, after an illness of several years. Interment will be in a Washington cemetery. A son of the late John and Martha Pfeiffer, this city, he spent his boyhood in Frostburg. While employed as a mine worker he studied music and, after playing for several years with the Arion Band, joined the United States Navy and became a member of the famous United States Marine Band with headquarters in Washington. Survivors include his widow; two brothers, William Pfeiffer, of Annapolls, a former member of the United States Naval Academy Band, and Philip Pfeiffer, Detroit, Mich. Mr. Pfeiffer was a brother of the late Dr. J. G. Pfeiffer, prominent Frostburg dentist, who died several years ago.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, February 18, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PFEIFFER, Frederick A., Sr.

Frederick A. (Fritz) Pfeiffer, Sr., 72, of 212 Spring Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial Hospital. Born February 2, 1903 in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Christian and Josephine Pfeiffer. Mr. Pfeiffer was a retired employe of the former Queen City Brewing Company, a Golden Eagle with FO Eagles, Aerie 245, a member of the Woodmen of the World, United Brewery Workers Local 265, and SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Surviving are his widow, Edith (Llewellyn) Pfeiffer, two sons, Frederick A. Pfeiffer Jr., John R Pfeiffer, both of this city, two sisters, Mrs. Johanna Posselt, city; Mrs. Dorothy Pearce, Pasadena, Md.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. A Christian wake service will be conducted today at 8 p m at the funeral home.
The Cumberland News, July 24, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 18, 2010


PFEIFFER, George C.

Corriganville - George C. Pfeiffer, 92, a retired mail carrier, died yesterday afternoon at his home. A native of Bedford County, Pa., he was born on July 27, 1870, a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Wahl) Pfeiffer. His wife, Missouri (Baker) Pfeiffer, preceded him in death. He is survived by five children, Mrs. Maurice Murray and Miss Ruth Pfeiffer, both of Corriganville; Harvey Pfeiffer, Follansbee, W. Va.; Mrs. A. C. Mason, Akron; and J. Ward Pfeiffer, Nankin, Ohio. Also surviving are a brother, Charles Pfeiffer, Cumberland, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was a member of Amity United Church of Christ and Knights of Malta of Meyersdale. Services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in the Amity Church with Rev. John Zinn officiating. Interment will be in Reformed Cemetery in Meyersdale.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 24, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010


PFEIFFER, Harvey A.
 
MEYERSDALE — Harvey A. Pfeiffer, 65, died yesterday at his home. Born in Hyndman, he was a son of the late George C. and Missouri (Baker) Pfeiffer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Henrietta (Horning) Pfeiffer. Mr. Pfeiffer was a member of F.& AM 554; Hebron Royal Arch Chapter 272; Ancient Accepted Order Scottish Rite, Valley of Harrisburg; Somerset County Scottish Rite; Meyersdale LOOM 536 and Amity United Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Helen (Mauk) Pfeiffer; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Lepley and Mrs. Mildred Donges, Cleveland; two sons, George Pfeiffer, Cincinnati, Ohio, and James Pfeiffer, Overland Park, Kan., two stepsons Joel Welch, Anniston, Ala., and Dr. William Welch, Madison, Wis.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Ruth Ann Clapper, Palo Alto, Calif., and Mrs. Catherine Sue Kendall, Monroeville, Pa.; three sisters, Mrs. Maurice Murray and Miss Ruth Pfeiffer, Corriganville; and Mrs. A. C. Mason, Akron; one brother, Ward Pfeiffer, Nankin, Ohio, and six grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 12, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


PFEIFFER, Henry Conrad

Henry Conrad Pfeiffer, 83, Nave's crossroad, Baltimore pike, died Saturday night after an illness of several years. Born near Buffalo Mills, Pa., Mr. Pfeiffer was a son of the late John C. and Elizabeth Wahl Pfeiffer. He was a truck gardener. He had been a member of Johovah's Witnesses since 1910. Surviving are one son, Henry D., Willowbrook road; three brothers, George C., Somerset, Pa.; William A., Willowbrook road; Charles E. Pfeiffer, near Ellerslie; two sisters, Miss Christina P. Pfeiffer, Willowbrook road; Mrs. Anna Tressler, Christie road; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at Wolford's funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 3, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010


PFEIFFER, Dr. John Casper

Frostburg, February 28 - Dr. John Casper Pfeiffer, 73, died late yesterday afternoon at his home, 10 West Lee street, after being seriously ill for eight weeks. Dr. Pfeiffer, a son of the late John and Martha Elizabeth (Wenk) Pfeiffer, was born in Eckhart and was reared in Frostburg, where he had ordinary school advantages. Beginning in his youth with employment in local coal mines, Dr. Pfeiffer continued his studies at night and in time took up dentistry in the offices of the late Dr. H. C. Wilson who instructed him in the rudiments of dental surgery. As soon as possible he entered the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery and was graduated in the spring of 1891, when he returned to Frostburg and opened an office on Broadway. After several months in that location, he moved to his present quarters on East Main Street, where he handled a large dental practice. As a dentist he ranked high in his profession, and as a citizen he was held in high esteem in the community. In 1894 he married Miss Laura Belle Raley, daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Ann Raley, and to this union one chlld, Evelyn, now Mrs. Foster Reed, who resides on Broadway, was born. He was past master and member of the board of trustees of Mountain Lodge, No. 99, A. F. and A. Masons; past high priest of Ohr Chapter, No. 26, Royal Arch Masons; thrice illustrious master of Mounain Council, No.17, Royal and Select Masters; past grand-master of Royal and Select Masters of Maryland; a member of Antioch Commandery, No. 6, Knights Templar, of Cumberland; a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason; and a K. C. C. H. Scottish Rite Mason. He was also a member of Ali Ghan Temple, A.A.O. Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He had also been treasurer of the board of trustees of the local Masonic lodge for a number of years. He was also a member of the Junior Order United American Mechanics. Besides his wife and daughter and two grandchildren, Laura and James Reed, of this city, he is survived by three brothers, Philip, Detroit; Frederick, Washington, a retired member of the U. S. Marine Band; and William, Annapolis, a retired member of the U. S. Naval Academy Band, and a sister, Mrs. John Bradburn, Detroit. Mrs. John L. Heintz, Cumberland, who died several months ago, was a sister. Dr. Pfeiffer came from a family of musicians, and for several years he sang in the choir of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and was associated with a number of choral societies in the city.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 28, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010


PFEIFFER, Philip

FROSTBURG — Philip Pfeiffer, 94, formerly of Frostburg, died Wednesday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mamie Munsie, Detroit, Mich. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Martha (Wenck) Pfeiffer. He was the last surviving charter member of the Frostburg Arion Band. Surviving beside his daughter, is a son, John Henry Pfeiffer, California, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held in Detroit. The Cumberland Evening Times, August 17, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PFEIFFER, William H.

ANNAPOLIS — William H. Pfeiffer, a native of Frostburg, died Monday in the Naval Hospital here after a brief illness. A retired bandmaster of the Naval Academy Band, Mr. Pfeiffer was a member of St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church and The Fleet Reserve Association. He belonged to Mountain Lodge No. 99, A. F. and A. M., of Frostburg for the past 51 years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Pauline A. Pfeiffer; a daughter, Mrs. Mary M. Laser, Emmans, Pa.; two sons, William F. Pfeiffer, Alexandria, Va., and Paul E. Pfeiffer, Arlington, Va.; eight grandchildren, and a brother, Philip Pfeiffer, Detroit, Mich. Interment services were held this afternoon in Fort Lincoln Chapel.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 26, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PFITZENMAYER, Mrs. Helen V. Jeffries


FROSTBURG — Mrs. Helen V. Pfitzenmayer, 64, of Ellerslie, was dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. A native of
Frostburg, she a daughter of the late Roy and Grace (Michaels) Jeffries,and was the widow of Gilbert C. Pfitzenmayer. Surviving are three sons, Charles and Edward Pfitzenmayer, at home, and George Pfitzenmayer, Ellerslie; three daughters, Mrs. Selma Lowery, Mrs. Doris Stuby and Mrs. JoAnn Lowery, Ellerslie; three sisters, Mrs. Thelma Raley, Mrs. Mildred Minnick, here, and Mrs. James Jones, Bomont, W.Va.; a half sister, Mrs. Wilma Femi, Frostburg; three half brothers, William McKenzie, Francis McKenzie and Eugene McKenzie, Finzel; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.

The Cumberland News, February 23, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011



Name: Beulah Frances "Tillie" Phelps, 83, of 2140 Aiken-Miller Road, Accident, MD
 
Parents: Albert and Estella (Folk) Reichenbecher
 
DOB: September 10, 1920, in Accident, MD
 
DOD: Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at her residence
 
Spouse: Bernard Phelps
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband of 54 years, who died on November 23, 1995; a son, Ronald Phelps
 
Survived by: son, Robert Frazee, of McHenry, MD; s step-daughter, Darlene McMurray, Middletown, MD; brothers, Homer "Rick" Reichenbecher and Vernon "Tom" Reichenbecher, both of Accident; sister, Margie Menges of Grantsville, MD
 
Burial: May 29, 2004, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 20, 2014



PHILLIPPI, Mrs. Gertrude E.

Mrs. Gertrude E. Phillippi died Wednesday morning, June 1, at her home on Leora Avenue, Rockwood. She was 83 years old. She was the widow of the late Jacob Phillippi of Upper Turkeyfoot Township and is survived by two daughters, Mrs. S. A. Johnson of Upper Turkeyfoot Township and Miss Ruth Phillippi of Rockwood. She leaves four step-children, nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. One son, Lawrence Phillippi, preceded her in death 26 years ago. Funeral services were held Friday in the Rockwood Lutheran Church and were conducted by the Rev. Hillis G. Berkey. Burial was at the Kingwood Cemetery.
Meyersdale Republican, June 9, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009


PHILLIPPI, Hazel F. Davis
 
Hazel F. (Davis) Phillippi, 89, Oakland, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 28, 1922, in Hopemont, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Hattie (Auwaeter) Davis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul W. Phillippi; four brothers, Claudius Davis, Gyle Davis, Willard Schukert, and Herman Schukert; three sisters, Catherine Zoellers, Freda Haught, and Bertha Sanders; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter. Hazel graduated from Oakland High School in 1940. She retired from Germain’s Sewing Center after 25 years of service and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Women's Circle for many years. Her greatest love was to spend time with family. Her other interests included sewing, crocheting, bowling, traveling, bird watching, fishing, and reading. She is survived by three daughters, Janet Browning, Deer Park, Susan Callis, Newport, Tenn., and Linda Friend, Oakland; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received at David A. Burdock Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service was conducted today, Dec. 22, with Rev. Dr. Lawrence Sherwood officiating. Interment followed in Garrett County Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.burdockfuneralhome.com
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, Garrett Co, MD; Dec 22, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 27, 2012



PHILLIPS, Arthur

Lonaconing Florist Dies In Florida
LONACONING - Arthur Phillips, 80, whose family has operated Phillips Florist Shop here and in Frostburg for many years, died yesterday in Florida. Mr Phillips was a native of Lonaconing, the son of the late John and Isabelle (Ternent) Phillips. He was a charter member of the Lonaconing Lions Club, the Lonaconing Republican Club, an honorary member of the Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company and the United Methodist Church. Active in Masonic circles, he was a member of the Garfield AM & FM; Mountain Council, Antioch Commandery, Ali Chan Shrine Temple and the Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are his widow, Mrs Hilda M (Woerner) Phillips, a son, Arthur G Phillips, Lonaconing and three grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev Wayne Turner and Rev William Beal officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland. Masonic services will be conducted tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, December 7, 1970 - pg 11, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 14, 2011



PHILLIPS, Miss Bonnie Gaye

FROSTBURG - Miss Bonnie Gaye Phillips, 15, of National Highway, died Friday following an illness of 11 months. She was a daughter of George Walter Phillips and Janice (Brode) Phillips. Besides her parents, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Barbara Burdock, Frostburg; two half-sisters, Mrs. George Lashbaugh, Zihlman, and Mrs. Alfred Blizzard, Belpre, Ohio. The body is at the Hafer Funeral home where a service will be conducted today at 2 p.m. Rev. George L. Wehler will officiate and interment will be in Hansel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harry Whitaker, Allan and Henry McKenzie, Francis and Joseph Femi.
The Cumberland News, December 2, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

PHILLIPS, Miss Carroll Jean

Frostburg, Sept. 28 — Carroll Jean Phillips, three, daughter of Walter and Janice (Brode) Phillips, Sand Spring, died early Sunday morning from a throat infection, said to have developed from mumps. The child became seriously ill late Saturday night, and her parents were preparing to take her to Cumberland to see a specialist. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips have two other daughters, Helen and Mildred.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 28, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



PHILLIPS, Earl

HARDY COUNTY NEWS
Earl Phillips, chauffeur for Geo Titlow of Uniontown Pa, who is well known here, was killed and four other gentlemen seriously injured by an automobile which Phillips was driving, running into a telephone pole.

NEWS TRIBUNE, MARCH 3, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 18, 2010
 


PHILLIPS, Emil DeWitt Jr.
 
Emil DeWitt Phillips, Jr., 80, of Fort Hill, Pa., died Sunday, November 16, 2003, at his home. Born September 17, 1923, in Glassport, Pa., he was a son of the late Emil DeWitt Phillips, Sr. and Helen (Henry) Phillips. Survived by his wife, Mildred (Davis) Phillips; two sons, Donald Ray Phillips and wife Gayle, Altoona, Pa.; Ronald DeWitt Phillips and wife Linda, Elizabeth, Pa.; six grandchildren: Angela, Crystal and Jacob, of Altoona; Tiffany, Janine and Nina, of Elizabeth; and one great-grandson, Aiden, of Altoona. Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Retired pipe fitter for Bucyrus Erie, member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Glassport, Pa., and U.S. Army veteran of WW II. Friends will be received Monday 5-8 p.m.and Tuesday 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Hwy., Salisbury, Pa., where services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. David E. Fetter officiating. Interment, Mount Vernon (Pa.) Cemetery. 
Sunday, November 16, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 8, 2014


PHILLIPS, Frank Ternent

LONACON1NG — Frank T. Phillips 77 of Gills Hill a retired meat cutter and horticulturist died yesterday in Miners Hospital Frostburg. He had been in ill health two years. A native of Lonaconing he was a son of the late John and lsabel (Ternent) Phillips. Mr. Phillips had been employ as a meat cutter for over 50 years and was very active in the raising of flowers. He also attended and entered many flower shows. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Lonaconing, Lions Club; Georges Creek Valley Lodge 161, AF & AM Garfield Chapter, Master Masons and Martha Washington Chapter 10 of the Eastern star. Surviving are his widow Mrs
Mary (Orr) Phillips; two daughters, Mrs. Werner Frost, of here and Mrs B M Windom, West Hollywood, Fla; two brothers; Walter Phillips Westernport and Arthur Phillips of here and five grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Services will be conducted there Wednesday, at 2 p.m. by Rev Ben J Hartley, pastor of the First Methodist Church, and Rev John McClain, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, May 5, 1960 - pg 10, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 22, 2011



PHILLIPS, Mrs. Helen Louise Strawser
 
Helen Louise (Strawser) Phillips, 72, Elkins, W.Va., died on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Valentine Personal Care Home, Elkins. She was a daughter of the late Ervin and Nora Evans Strawser, formerly of Eglon, W.Va. She and Dorman Steven Phillips were united in marriage on June 15, 1957. He preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 2007. She is survived by two sons, Dorman Steven Phillips and Timothy Kent Phillips, both of Elkins; five grandchildren; and one brother, Glenn Strawser, Eglon. A funeral service was conducted on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Tomblyn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ron Phillips and Rev. Debbie Strawser officiating. Interment followed at Elkins Memorial Gardens.
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, MD; Nov 3, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
 Posted July 27, 2012



PHILLIPS, Herman E.

FROSTBURG - Herman E. Phillips, 85, of Mineral, Ohio, formerly of here, died Saturday at Geneva Health Care Nursing Home, Geneva, Ohio. Born here July 5,1900, he was a son of the late John Phillips and Anna (Merbach) Phillips. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anastasia (Rafferty) Phillips, in 1981. He was a member of the Frostburg Republican Club and the Frostburg Moose Lodge 348. Surviving are three sons, Glenn Phillips Sr. and Edward Phillips, both of Geneva; Joseph Leon Phillips, Ashtabula, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Wilda Anne Greco and Mrs. Susan Metzler, both of Geneva, and Mrs. Jane Fram, Mentor, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Brode, Mrs. Thelma Shriner and Mrs. Jeanette Harrimann, all of Detroit, Mich.; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 7, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012



PHILLIPS, Mrs. Isabel Ann Ternent

Mrs. John S. Phillips
Lonaconing. Nov. 20—Mrs. Isabel Ann Phillips, 76, wife of John S. Phillips, died early yesterday at her home, on East Main street after a lingering illness. Born in New-Castle-on-Tyne, Durham County, England, she came to Lonaconing with her parents, the late James and Ann Ternent, in 1870, when but eight years of age. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and a member of Martha Washington Chapter, No. 10, Order of the Eastern Star, and of the Daughters of Rebecca. Beside her husband she is survived by four sons, Frank, James and Arthur Phillips, Lonaconing, and Walter Phillips, Westernport: three brothers, John and George
Ternent, Lonaconing, and James Ternent, Paterson, N. J. She also leaves 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The Order of the Eastern Star will hold ritualistic services at the home tonight at 8 o'clock.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, November 30, 1938 - pg 9, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 22, 2011


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Isabelle Ann Ternent

"Funeral services for Mrs. Isabelle Ternent Phillips, 76, who died Tuesday morning, will be held at her late home on East Main street, Lonaconing, at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. Interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery, Lonaconing. Surviving are her husband, John S. Phillips, florist; four sons, Arthur, James, Frank, Lonaconing and Walter Phillips, Westernport."
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, Thur 1 Dec 1938
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 14, 2011




PHILLIPS, John

FROSTBURG - John (Jack) Phillips, 88, a native of here, died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jeannette Harman, in Detroit, Mich. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Merrbaugh Phillips. Besides Mrs. Harman, he is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. Pearl Brode, Mrs. Thelma Shriner, and Mrs. Verna Staiskonis, all of Detroit; and three sons, Victor P. and Herman Phillips, here; David Phillips, Indiana. The body will be returned to the Durst Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted at Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery at 2 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 25, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 20, 2010

 

PHILLIPS, Mrs. Lela May Nesbit

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Mrs. Lela May (Nesbit) Phillips, died Oct. 24, 2004, at Luther Crest Retirement Home in Allentown. She had been in poor health for several years. Mrs. Phillips was born in Cumberland, on March 9, 1918, the daughter of Joseph Gordon and Clara Novella (Perkins) Nesbitt. She married Clarence Robert Windemuth, in Cumberland, on Oct. 1, 1936. She moved to Chambersburg, in 1944, to live with her parents, who had opened Hill's Toy and Novelty Store, while her husband was in the army during World War II. Later she worked at Red Bridge Restaurant, Tobey's Department Store in the draperies department, and Glenn Miller Auto Parts. She was the Welcome Wagon Hostess in Chambersburg for some time in the 1970s and 1980s and was a member of the American Business Women's Association. Her first husband died in 1967, and in 1972, she married Paul Phillips. After his death, in 1993, she moved to Allentown to be near her daughter. Mrs. Phillips had one younger sister, Lorene (Nesbitt) Robison, who predeceased her. She leaves behind two children, Robert Windemuth, husband of Roberta, Chambersburg, and Gayle Norris, wife of Keeley, Schnecksville; and three stepchildren, Paul Phillips, husband of Kathy, State College, Suzy Cool, wife of Wes, Shippensburg, and James (Jimmy) Phillips, husband of Miriam, Ellicott City. She also leaves behind three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 150 Norlo Drive, Fayettesville, Pa., at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29. Friends will be received one hour before the service. Interment will follow at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Hospice St. John, 5000 Tilghman St., Suite 157, Allentown, PA 18104 or to the Luther Crest Employee Fund, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104.
October 27, 2004, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 10, 2010



Name: Levie A. Phillips, 89, formerly of Cumberland

Date of Birth: April 28, 1918, in Hendricks, WV

Date of Death: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at the Lynn Care Center, Front Royal, VA

Parents: Noah Carr and Vernie Catherine (Elborn) Carr

Spouse: Information not included

Predeceased by parents

Survived by sons, Larry Phillips, of Front Royal, VA, and Donnie Phillips, of Largo, FL; daughters, Lois Smelser and Marsha Smelser, both of Front Royal, VA

Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD


Source: Cumberland Times-News, October 22, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 17, 2014


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Loretta Martha Moran

"Mt. Savage--Mrs. Loretta Martha Phillips, 70, Southampton, N. Y., died Monday in a hospital there.  Born in Mt. Savage, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Martha (Lynch) Moran.  Her husband, Wendell Phillips, preceded her in death.  Surviving are two daughters Mrs. Dorothy Adam, Sag Harbor, N. Y., and Mrs. Eleanor Grimaldi, California; four sons, Thomas, Robert and Joseph Phillips, all of Southampton and James Phillips, Syracuse N. Y.; a brother, Edward Moran, and a sister, Mrs. Edith Lancaster, both of Mt. Savage.  A requiem mass and interment were held in Southampton yesterday."
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, Fri 12 Jan 1968
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 16, 2012


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Mary Eisentrout

Frostburg - Mrs Mary Phillips, 60, died last night at the home of a brother, George Eisentrout, 68 Wright St, following an extended illness.  Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Malinda (Crawford) Eisentrout and widow of Charles W Phillips.  She held membership in St Michael's Catholic Church.  Surviving besides her brother are two sisters, Mrs Lillian Cordial and Mrs Violet Seifert, Johnstown, Pa.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 30, 1958 - pg 22, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 26, 2014


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Mary Eisentrout

Phillips Rites
Frostburg - A requiem mass for Mrs Mary Phillips, 60, who died Wednesday at her home, 68 Wright Street will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St Michael's Catholic church.  Rev Francis Montgomery, pastor, will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, October 31, 1958 - pg 14, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 26, 2014


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Mary Morgan
 
Mrs. Mary Phillips, 75, wife of E. Lynn Phillips, died yesterday at her home, 19 Bowery Street, following an extended illness.
She was a daughter of the late William D. and Mary Ann (Wilcox) Morgan.  Mrs. Phillips was a member of First English Baptist Church.
Surviving, besides her husband, are a froster daughter, Mrs. Delores M. Allen, Washington; a brother, George Morgan, Detroit, and three sisters, Mrs. John Stark and Mrs. Bessie Lewis, both of Frostburg, and Mrs. John E. Myers, St. Albans, W. Va.
The body is at the residence where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Donald Vosseler, pastor of First English Baptist Church.  Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Friday, 9 September 1955; Evening Times (Cumberland, MD.)
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2011
 


PHILLIPS, Mrs. Mary Jeanette Aman
 
FROSTBURG — Mary Jeanette Phillips, 99, of Frostburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at the home of her daughter. Born Dec. 8, 1909, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Frank Aman and Clara (Greise) Aman. Mrs. Phillips was also preceded in death by her husband, Orma "Smoke" Phillips; a son, Orma "Buddy" Phillips; three sisters, Helen M. Keifer, Elizabeth Carpenti and Kathleen Birmingham; and a granddaughter, Leslee Jo Phillips-Moon. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. A homemaker, Jeanette was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. She was an avid bingo player. Jeanette is survived by her son, Richard I. Phillips and his wife Sally, LaVale; her daughter, Jacqueline Bond and her husband Delmar, with whom she resided, Frostburg; her grandchildren, Christine Fabry and her husband Joe, McAlester, Okla., Jeff Phillips and Kelly, Manassas, Va., and Chelsea Bernat, Cumberland; her stepgrandchildren, Robin Jazdani and her husband Farzad, both of Florida, William B. Fyre Jr., LaVale, Penny Davis and her husband Jimmy, Westernport, and Margie Jeffries and her husband Brandon, Frostburg; as well as 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at the SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at 10 a.m. with Father Bernard Finerty, O.F.M., Cap., as celebrant. Interment will be in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the WMHS-Home Hospice Care for the love and compassion given to Jeanette throughout her illness.
January 07, 2009, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 31, 2013

PHILLIPS, Meril A

FROSTBURG - Meril A. Phillips, 90, of Frostburg, died Thursday, December 18, 2003, at Lions Manor Nursing Home. Born August 2, 1913 in Somerset, Pa., he was the son of the late Alba M. and Ersie (Hardman) Phillips. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Aften Phillips, two brothers: Hayden Phillips and Irwin Phillips, and a half-brother, Rez Hardman. Mr. Phillips was owner of P & K Service Station, Frostburg. He was a member of The First Congregational Church, member and Past Master of Mt. Lodge #99, A.F.A.M., member and Past High Priest of OHR Royal Arch Masons of Frostburg, member of Counsel of R.A.M. of Frostburg, member of Allegany County Past Masters, Past Officer of Grand Lodge of Masons for Maryland, and a member and Past Patron for Eastern Star Chapter 15 of Frostburg, member of Past Matron and Past Patrons Assoc. of Western Maryland. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; two sons: Allan Phillips and wife, Judy, Bowling Green, and Wade Phillips and wife, Margie, LaVale; one daughter, Pamela Shirk and husband, Allen, Frostburg; six grandchildren: Kimberly Phillips and fiance Kevin Keener, Jason Phillips and wife Kimberly, Lisa Hedrick and husband William, Lori Claycomb and husband Robbie, Jeremy Shirk and friend Melissa Blubaugh, Joni Shirk and fiance Timothy Snyder; two great-grandchildren: Jacob and Jared Phillips; one brother, Richard Phillips and wife Rosie, Rawlings, and one sister, Winifred Kolhurst, Richmond, VA. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Friday from 3 to 5 p .m. and 7 to 9 p .m. Eastern Star Chapter 15 will hold a Memorial service at 7:15 p. m., and Mt. Lodge #99 will hold a memorial service at 7:30 p. m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 2:00 p. m. with Rev. Joe Penick officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. 
Thursday, December 18, 2003; Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Maryland  
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 8, 2014

PHILLIPS, Mrs. Mildred May Miller 
 
Mildred May Phillips, 94, Frostburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999, at the Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.  Born May 13, 1905, in Rockwood, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Belinda (Boyer) Miller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, C. Victor Phillips; four grandsons; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, the ladies guild of the church, and was a homemaker.  Survivors include two sons, J. Robert Phillips, Keyser, W.Va., and James Phillips, Wexford, Pa.; twodaughters, Dottie George, Grantsville, and Irene Hady, Meyersdale, Pa.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.  Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where a service was conducted earlier today, Nov. 18, with the Rev. Roland E. Nairn III officiating. Interment was in the German Lutheran Cemetery, Frostburg.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. John’s Lutheran Church, ELCA, Cove,Accident, MD 21520, or Hospice of Garrett County.
abt. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999; Maryland Obituary Service
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 21, 2013

PHILLIPS, Mrs. Peter
NESTOR, John R.
STALNAKER, Mrs. Annie

Elkins W.Va.
Three septuagenarian, residing within a short distance of each other in Barbour County, died Saturday, following brief illnesses- Mrs. Annie Stalnaker, widow of Marshall Stalnaker, aged 73, Mrs. Peter Phillips, aged 71, and John R. Nestor, aged 70.

Keyser Tribune, April 5, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)

Posted August 5, 2010

 


PHILLIPS, Peter M

At Oakland, California, on Sept 15, 1919, at his late home, 2310 Eighty Second Avenue, occurred the death of Peter M Phillips, husband of Mrs Katherine Grannan Phillips, and late of Piedmont, the father of Capt Joseph Phillips, U S Army and Misses Adelaide L and Frances C Phillips.  The deceased and very interesting family will all be remembered by a host of friends here in the towns of Piedmont, Westernport and Luke, they all having resided here for quite awhile before going to the Pacific coast, living at the time in the Ball property on Green street, just opposite the Hoban furniture establishment.  Mr Phillips was a native of Scotland and at the time of his death, just a little past 70 years of age.  He was a man of most pleasant manners, making many friends hereabouts and his passing away will be very much regretted.  Requiem mass for the repose of his soul was celebrated at St Louis Bertrand's church of Oakland, September 17.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 6, 1919 - pg 13, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 22, 2014)

PHILLIPS, Miss Sara B.

FROSTBURG - Miss Sara B. Phillips, 88, formerly of Braddock Apartments, died yesterday in Bradenton, Fla. She had resided the past eight years with a niece, Mrs. Elton Bunderman, Bradenton Beach. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Griffith and Janet (Jenkins) Phillips. A graduate of Tri-State Business College, Cumberland, in 1905, she was for many years secretary to John Caldwell, Frostburg Refractories. Also surviving are other nieces, including Mrs. Janet Tyrrell, Bradenton; Mrs. Edna Logsdon, Eckhart, Mrs. Rhea Morris, Mrs. Martha Kerr, here, and Mrs. Gladys Winebrenner, Carlos. The body will be at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, where friends will be received tomorrow from 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 24, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 8, 2012


 

PHILLIPS, Mrs. Thomas nee Sittig

Frostburg, Md., Sept. 6 — Mrs. Thomas Phillips, 52 years old, of Racine, Wisconsin, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of her mother, Mrs. William Sittig, Borden Shaft. Mrs. Phillips together with her husband came here last Friday to visit relatives and suffered a paralytic stroke on Sunday from which she never recovered. Besides her husband and mother she leaves the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Thomas Jeffries and Albert Sittig, of Frostburg; Mrs. William Brode and Henry Sittig, of Shaft; Howard Sittig, of Racine, Wisconsin, and George and William Sittig, of New York State.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 6, 1928
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 11, 2010


 

PICCIANI, Mrs Mary Nolan

Lonaconing - Mrs Mary Picciani, 72, of here, died yesterday in Miners' Hospital Frostburg. A life long resident of here, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Downey) Nolan and the widow of Pasquale Picciani. Survivors include two daughter, Mrs Earl Kelly, Lonaconing and Mrs Amando Complesi, Westernport; a son, Frank Picciani, Washington; two sons by a former marriage, Thomas and Donald Fitzpatrick, Lonaconing; a brother, James Nolan, of here; a sister, Mrs Joseph Connor, Akron, Ohio, 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited today at 8 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 5, 1958 - pg 20, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 21, 2011



PICKENS, James

Elkins, Dec 2 - James Pickens, a wealthy lumberman and founder of the town of Pickers, this county, died suddenly at Hotel Randolph last night. Heart failure was the cause.
Keyser Tribune, December 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 11, 2010


 

PIEDGON, Samuel L.

Winchester VA;Aug 7, 1902
Mr Samuel L Piedgon, an aged and prominent farmer and member of the Society of Friends of Wadesville, and for many years postmaster and station agent at that place, died late last night. He was 85 years of age and leaves five children. During the war, he was one of the two persons who would take the oath of allegiance as judge of Clark Co, U S Authority. The other judge, Mr John Bromley, died several weeks ago.
A disastrous storm passed over the southern section of the county yesterday evening, doing great damage to fruit and corn. Lightning stunned a number of persons at various places and killed four horses belonging to Hunter Shanholtz at Opequon.
Judge J Didawick of Boseman, Mont, arrived here today, revisiting Winchester, his old home, for the first time in 60 years. He left here in 1842, on horseback before the advent of railroads to this place and was the first white man to penetrate what is now Montana. He founded Virginia City, is now a wealthy mine owner and has been county judge for 20 years.
At St John's Lutheran Church at Bloom, at 8 o'clock tonight, Miss Alice K Smith, daughter of Rev W J Smith, was married to Rev James H Richards, of Ardmore Pa, son of Rev Asas Richards, of Lovettsville, VA. The officiating clergymen were the fathers of the young couple.

KEYSER TRIBUNE, KEYSER WEST VIRGINIA, AUGUST 15, 1902
W O LONG, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 18, 2010


PIERCE, Mrs. Mary Bell

WINCHESTER - Mrs. Mary Bell Pierce, 67 years old, wife of magistrate Hugh O. Pierce, died suddenly of heart disease. Her husband, two sons and one daughter survive.
Mineral Daily News, April 11, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010



PIERPOINT, Rev. William

Rev. William Pierpoint, 89, retired Methodist minister, died Sunday at The Hermitage, a Methodist home in Alexandria, Va. He was a former resident of Cumberland.  Born in Alexandria, he was ordained in 1918. Rev. Mr. Pierpoint served churches in the Washington area and at Martinsburg, W. Va. He was a 50 year member of Fort Cumberland Lodge, AF & AM.  He is survived by his widow, Hattie (Malone) Pierpoint, and several nieces and nephews.  Services and burial were held yesterday in Alexandria.
Tuesday, 6 February 1968; The Cumberland News
~Genie
Posted September 24, 2011



PIFALO, William Daniel

FROSTBURG — William Daniel Pifalo, infant son of William J. and Mary Jane Porter Pifalo, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. Also surviving are the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Domenick Pifalo, here, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Porter, Eckhart. The body is at the John J. Hafer Frost Mansion, 58 Frost Avenue, where a private service will be conducted. Private services will be held at the funeral home tomorrow at 11:30 a. m. with Father Kersch officiating. Burial will be in St. Michaels Cemetery, Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 17, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012

 

PIPER, Jesse James

HYNDMAN — Jesse James Piper Jr., 24, an employe of Works 7 of PPG Industries here, was found dead in his home here yesterday of a gunshot wound. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of Jesse J. Piper Sr. and Leona (Lowery) Piper, Ellerslie Road. He completed Army service two years ago. Surviving besides his parents are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Mae (Miller) Piper; a daughter Sherry Lynn Piper, at home; two brothers, Luther Piper and John Piper, Ellerslie Road, and two sisters, Mrs. Shirley Clites, Cumberland RD 5, and Miss Barbara Piper, at home. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, here, where a service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Henry A. Border, Homewood Addition, and Rev. Idris Martin, Schellsburg, Pa. Burial will be in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 24, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 20, 2010



PITSENBARGER, Benjamine

PENDLETON COUNTY, Times (Franklin) of 21 - Benjamine Pitsenbarger, one of the oldest citizens of the county, died near Johnstown last week of paralysis. He leaves one brother, Harrison Pitsenbarger, and six children. They are William M., J. Pleasant and Mrs. Oliver Simmons of this county, and Chapman C., Mrs. Ambrose Rexroad and Mrs. W. S. Hull of Doe Hill, Highland Co., Va.
Keyser Tribune, March 7, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010

 


 

PITTS, Leonard E.

Leonard E. Pitts, 73, of 138 Polk Street, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Torquay, England, he was a son of the late Frederick W. and Bessie (Way) Pitts. He served in the British Army during World War I. A retired interior decorator/painter, he was a member of Painters and Decorators Local 947. Surviving are his widow, Bertha May (Hausman) Pitts; a son, John F. Pitts, Middletown; Alford Pitts, Tacoma, Wash.; three grandchildren; four nieces and four nephews. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Vernon I. Naugle. Burial will be in St. Luke's Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, March 31, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 20, 2010


 

PITTS, Sheldon B.

Funeral services for Sheldon B. (Shad) Pitts, 57, of 127 Gilman St., Marietta, who died Sunday in Marietta Memmorial Hospital, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Harold Bradley Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Christensen will officiate, and burial will be in Valley Cemetery.  American Legion Post 64 will hold military services at the graveside. Mr. Pitts was taken to No. 1 fire station about 3:15 p.m, Sunday by a neighbor, Gerald Wittekind.  He was given oxygen and then taken to the hospital.  Cause of death was stated as a heart attack. He was born Sept. 20. 1906, the son of the late William and Dora Sweezy Pitts.  He lived in Washington County during his entire lifetime.  He played semi-professional ball with the West Side Independents. Mr. Pitts was a member of American Legion Post 64, the 40 & 8, the First Baptist Church, and was a veteran of World War II.  He worked 15 years as a surveyor for the State of Ohio. Surviving are his wife, Rebecca Powell Pitts; one son by a former marriage, Jack Pitts of Houston, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. Layal Haney; one brother, Lloyd Pitts of Sandusky, O.; two half-brothers, Raymond Robinson of........(rest of article missing)
Parkersburg News; Tuesday, July 9, 1963
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 1, 2011

 

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