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Name: Elizabeth Marie Pocta, 92, of Flintstone, MD, formerly of Baltimore, MD
 
Parents: Henry Ellinghaus and Elizabeth Theresa Amelia (Schaum) Ellinghaus
 
DOB: December 1, 1910, Ann Arundel County, MD
 
DOD: Sunday, April 27, 2003, at the WMHS Memorial Campus Hospital,
Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: Wenceslaus Francis Pocta, Sr.
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband; son, Joseph F. Pocta; brothers, Nicholas H.
Ellinghaus and Ferdinand Ellinghaus; sisters, Catherine A. Ellinghaus, Anna R. Ellinghaus, and Helen J. Trevillian
 
Survived by: son, Wenceslaus Francis "Jim" Pocta, Jr., and his wife Mildred,
Flintstone, MD; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Huber and her husband Henry, Baltimore, MD
 
Burial: May 1, 2003, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Cumberland, MD
 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted May 16, 2015

 

Name: Wenceslaus Francis Pocta, Sr., 97, of Flintstone, MD
 
Parents: Joseph Pocta and Anna (Hlavach) Pocta
 
DOB: August 21, 1905, Baltimore City, MD
 
DOD: Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at the WMHS Memorial Campus Hospital,

Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: Elizabeth Wilhelmina (Ellinghaus) Pocta
 
Predeceased by: parents; son, Joseph F. Pocta
 
Survived by: wife; son, Wenceslaus Francis "Jim" Pocta and wife Mildred,
Flintstone, MD; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Huber and husband, Henry, Baltimore, MD
 
Burial: Friday, March 14, 2003, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Cumberland, MD
 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 26, 2015


POE, John W.

GRAFTON WV, Nov 11 - John W. Poe, who was found in the kitchen of his home at Thornton, near here, with a bullet wound in his head, supposed to have been self-inflicted, died yesterday. He was 64 years of age and is survived by his wife, three sons and one daughter.
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 7, 2010


 

POINT, Mrs. Annie Layman

Grantsville, Md., Feb. 1 - Mrs. Annie Layman Point, 67, a native of Garrett county, and a widow of Frank Point, died at a hospital in Alta, Iowa, last Thursday.  A daughter of the late George [Louis] Layman, her early life was spent here and some forty years ago she moved to Newell, Iowa.  Mrs. Point is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Hobby, Newell, Ia.; and Miss Esther Point, Washington, D.C.; two sisters and three brothers.  They are Mrs. Etta V. Engle, Grantsville; Mrs. Lee Stocker, Roundup, Mont.; Noval Layman and George Layman, Newell; and Harry Layman, Chicago.  Funeral services were held Sunday.
Thursday, February 1, 1940, Cumberland Evening Times




POISAL, Charles Garland

Charles Garland Poisal, husband of Mrs. Mary (Conroy) Poisal, former residents of this city, died last night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Calk, Frederick and Rolling Roads, Catonsville, according to word received here today. Brief services will be held Friday at 9:30 a. m. at his daughter's residence and a requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. in St. Mark's Catholic Church, Catonsville. Interment will be in New Cathedral Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 12, 1947 - pg 14, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 26, 2011





POISAL, Mrs. Clara Catherine Martz

"W. Va.--Mrs. Charles G. Poisal--Mrs. Clara Catherine Poisal, 59, wife of Charles G. Poisal, 19 Camp Ground Road, LaVale, died Saturday night in Sacred Heart hospital where she had been admitted earlier in the day.  Born in the Winchester Road section, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Elizabeth (Marley) Martz. Mrs. Poisal was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers.  Surviving, besides her husband, are a daughter, Mrs. Carl W. Leasure, LaVale: three brothers, George and Fred Martz, both of LaVale, and Charles Martz, Sykesville; three sisters, Miss Lucille Martz, Sykesville: Mrs. Ralph Athey, Roberts Place, and Mrs. William Kuhlman, LaVale, and a grandson. The body is at the John J. Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, U. S. Route 40 and Braddock Road, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m and 7 to 9 p. m.  A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a. m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.  The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p.m."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 10 July 1961
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted January 7, 2012



POISAL, Leo P.

SOMERSET— Leo P Poisal, 54, formerly of Eckhart, Md., died Saturday in the County Hospital here.  He was a son of the late Charles G. and Mary C. Poisal. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary C. Poisal; two daughters, Dorothy Poisal, Johnstown and Mary Catherine Poisal, Waterford, Pa; a son, Lloyd Poisal of here; four sisters: Mrs Anna Mae Colk, Catonsville; Mrs. Louraine Scott, Mrs. Raphael George and Mrs Angela Coblentz, all of Baltimore; two brothers: Charles G Poisal, Allegany Grove and Joseph Poisal, Baltimore and four grandchildren. The body is at the Miller Funeral Home here. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a. m. in St. Peter's Catholic Church.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, March 11, 1957 - pg 14, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 26, 2011



POLAND, Mrs. Evelyn Adeline Shockey

Georgetown, Pa. - Evelyn Adeline Poland, 77, of Georgetown, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at the WMHS-Braddock Campus, Cumberland. Born March 21, 1930, in Lonaconing, she was the daughter of the late James Edward Shockey and Ellen Adeline (Fazenbaker) Shockey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Sloan Poland; two brothers, James Shockey and LeRoy Shockey; and one grandson, Robert Poland Jr. She was a member of the Allegheny Weslyan Methodist Church, Aliquippa, Pa. and the Bethel Holiness Pentecostal Church, Lonaconing. She is survived by two daughters, Lynn Rae Muir and husband Charles, of Frostburg and Cindy S. Spiker and husband Tom, of Lonaconing; four sons, Raymond S. Poland, of Georgetown, Pa., Barry S. Poland and wife Wanda, of Georgetown, Pa., Robert L. Poland of Aliquippa, Pa., and Gary Poland, of Anchorage, Alaska; 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; one sister, Donna Smith, of Lonaconing; three brothers, Calvin Shockey, of Lonaconing, Marvin "Huck" Shockey, of Lonaconing, and Gary Shockey of Lonaconing and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family viewing will be held in the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home P.A. Lonaconing, with a service following by the Rev. George Loar. A graveside service will be held at the Woodland Memorial Park, Aliquippa, Pa., with the Rev. Jeffrey Buzard officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made out to the Allegheny Weslyan Methodist Church, 1008 Longview Ave., Aliquippa, PA, 15001.
about 2 February, 2008; no publication noted
(Courtesy of John Keyes/transcribed by Genie)
Posted October 13, 2012

 
POLAND, Miss Hazel

WESTERNPORT— Services for Miss Hazel Poland, a teacher at Bruce High School for many years, who died yesterday afternoon at her home, 145 Church Street, following a lingering illness, will be held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. from St. James Church with the Rev. G. Stanley Schwind, rector, officiating. Interment will be i n Philos Cemetery. The body will remain at the home until the hour of the funeral. Miss Poland was born in Moscow and was the daughter of tbe late James Thomas and Nora (Guard) Poland. She attended Westernport High School. After teaching in Garrett county schools several years, she was an instructor at McCooL School. She taught at Hammond Street School from 1913 to 1927 when she transferred to Bruce. She'was a teacher there until last spring. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and the Westernport-Luke Civic Club. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Victor Kalbaugh, Luke, and Mrs. Lewis E. Harris, Westernport, and two brothers, Heber Poland, Westernport and Raymond Poland, Dayton, Ohio.
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, September 16, 1947
Posted May 31, 2009

 


 

POLAND, Mrs Louisa Jane

Mrs. Louisa Jane, wife of the late John W Poland, of Ruckman, died at her home Wednesday of last week, after an illness of only a few days, from pneumonia, aged 62 years. She is survived by four children - Wm A., Chas L., Reuben F., and John D. Poland, all of this county. Funeral services and burial were at Mt. Zion Friday, conducted by J. D. Reery and Rev. George Kercheval.
Hampshire Review
Keyser Tribune, March 1, 1912(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

 

 

POLAND, Mrs. Cordelia Jeanette "Nettie" McKenzie

Midland, Md July 12 - Nettie Poland, aged 82, a lifelong resident of this county, died while visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lula Cashdollar, Turtle Creek, Pa.  Mrs. Poland was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McKenzie, pioneer settlers of Allegany county, and is survived by one son, Price Poland, of Midland, and two daughters, Mrs. Lulu Cashdollar, Turtle Creek, Pa., and Mrs. Lannie Cutter, of this place.  The body will, be brought to the home of her niece, Mrs. Ella McKenzie, Koontz avenue, here. Funeral services will be conducted at the Methodist Episcopal Church at 2 p. m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Allegany Cemetery, Frostburg.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, July 12, 1932 - pg 1/2, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 26, 2015

 

POLAND, Mrs. D. Kathleen Harrison

KEYSER - Mrs. D. Kathleen Poland, 46, of Pine Swamp Road, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, after an illness of six months. Born in Keyser, she was a daughter of the late Harold R. and Delia (Roberts) Harrison. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church, Lonaconing. Surviving are her husband, Gibson A. Poland; two daughters, Miss Gayle Poland, home and Mrs. Gloria Howel, Keyser; her stepmother, Mrs. Alice (Smith) Harrison and one grandson. The body is at the Rogers Funeral Home where friends will be received after 7 p.m. today. A service will be conducted at the Keyser Assembly of God Church Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. Charles E. Fussell and Rev. R. C. Lymburner will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow. The body will be taken to church at noon Saturday.
Published Thursday, September 5, 1968 in THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 28, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 28, 2015

POLAND, Mrs. Marie H. Worgan

KEYSER, W.Va. - Marie H. Poland, 89, of Heartland of Keyser, Keyser, died May 15, 2006, at the nursing home. Born May 4, 1917, in Lonaconing, Md., she was a daughter of the late Henry William Worgan and Rebecca (Moore) Worgan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, William Worgan; and sister-in-law, Velma Worgan. Marie was the widow of Blaine McKenzie and Gibson Poland, who died Jan. 11, 2002. She was a member of The First Assembly of God Church, Lonaconing, Md., where she was a part of their Women's Missions and she was a former employee of Celanese Fibers Corp. Surviving are her step-children, Gloria Howell and husband Glenn, Keyser, W.Va.; and Gayle Kruk and husband Thomas, Ravenswood, W.Va.; and three grandsons, Gary G. Howell, Keyser; Corey Kruk, Ravenswood, W.Va.; and Andrew Kruk, Ravenswood; and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, P.A., (www.eichhorn-mckenziefh.com), Lonaconing, on Wednesday, May 17, 2006, from 6 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home Thursday, May 18, 2006, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Loar officiating. Interment will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
Published Friday, June 2, 2006 in THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 28, 2015

 

 
 

 

R. Heber Poland

POLAND, R. Heber

WESTERNPORT—R. Heber Poland, 60, manager of the Devon Club at Luke the past 30 years and long prominent in Western Maryland sporting circles, died suddenly early today at his home, 411 Maryland Avenue.  Mr. Poland worked as usual yesterday and appeared to be in his usual good health when he left the club at 10 o'clock last night.  Shortly after he had retired at midnight, his wife was disturbed by a slight noise and, turning on the light, found him unconscious.  He died before a doctor reached the home.  Mr. Poland became widely known in the 1930's as the promoter and matchmaker of amateur boxing shows and tournaments sponsored by the Devon Club.  He was also an ardent hunter and angler.  One of the organizers and charter members of the Westernport-Luke Lions Club, he was a native of Guard, Md., and a son of the late James Thomas and Norah Lillian (Guard) Poland.  He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, Piedmont, and a partner in the Maybury-Poland Realty Company, Westernport.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Katherine (Crowe) Poland, he is survived by a daughter, Miss Mary Kay Poland, at home; a brother, Raymond Poland, Dayton, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Harris, Westernport.  The body is at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Robert E. Cassell, pastor of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Philos Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 10, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

POLAND, Thomas

Midland, July 23-Funeral of Thomas Poland
The funeral of Thomas Poland who died Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. took place Friday morning from the Methodist Episcopal church, Rev C H Southwick, pastor preached the sermon.  The pallbearers were: Thomas McFarlane, Charles Cutter, John Loar, James Albright, Salem Humbertson, Richard Cullen, John Hughes and Edward Miller; flowers carriers, Joseph Morton, Robert Russell and Hugh Muir. Interment was in McLuckie Cemetery, Frostburg.  Mr. and Mrs. Price Poland and, sons, Harry and John, of Mt. Savage, attended the funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, July 23, 1921 - pg 4, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 26, 2015
 

 


POLAND, William G.

Lonaconing - William G. Poland, 56, of Woodland, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born in Klondyke he was a son of George W. Poland, Ocean, and the late Margaret (Boyce) Poland. Besides his father he is survived by his wife, Sarah Louise (Aldridge) Poland; a daughter, Naomi Lee Poland, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Ernest Glime, Frostburg, Mrs. Samuel Sacco, Rockville, and Mrs. Charles Harbel, Hagerstown, two brothers, Charles Poland, Ocean, and Russell Poland, Providence, R. I. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home were 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 (rest of article missing)
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 4, 1963
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie)
Posted July 16, 2009

 


 

POLEMAN, Mrs. Armada E. Durst

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Armada E. Poleman, 88, widow of Floyd Poleman, died today at Meyersdale Community Hospital, where she had been a patient since last Wednesday. Born in New Germany, she was a daughter of John and Sarah Reckner Durst. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church of New Germany. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Nora Towson, Mrs. Myrtle Ross, and Mrs. Della Shunk, all of Salisbury; Mrs. Gertrude Miller, Springs; and Mrs. Minnie Baker, of near Grantsville; 18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at the Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church in New Germany on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Paul Westcoal, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The body will be at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Baker, tomorrow morning.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 21, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

 POLEMAN, Mrs. Bertha E. Chaney

Mrs. Bertha E. Poleman, 66, died this morning in Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Avilton, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Linne (Layman) Chaney.  Her husband, Ira Poleman, preceded her in death. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, William Poleman, Kirtland, OH; five brothers, Harry Chaney, Ellis Chaney and Donald Chaney, all of Frostburg; Earl Chaney, LaVale; and Lee Chaney, Cresaptown; three sisters, Mrs. Marguerite Blocher, Frostburg; Mrs. Lula Smiley, Chula Vista, CA; Mrs. Ann Durst, Hopwood, PA.; and four grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  Mrs. Sadie Triplett will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
15 April 1978  Cumberland Evening Times Grantsville
(Courtesy of Ace Humbertson)

 


 

POLING, Elizabeth

REVIEW, ROMNEY OF 6TH - Mrs Elizabeth Poling, aged 70 years, died Friday afternoon at her home in the Hinkle Addition, Elkins, W Va, of paralysis. Mrs Poling was paralyzed last March. She is survived by Mr. Poling and five children.
Keyser Tribune, November 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

 


 

POLING, J. W.

J. W. Poling, a well known farmer who lived at the mouth of the South Branch, died suddenly Sat while churning butter. Mr Poling was a former deputy sheriff of Hampshire county and turnkey at Romney jail for nearly 30 years.
Keyser Tribune, January 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

 



POLING, Leannah B.

Miss Leannah B. Poling died at her home in Baltimore, Friday morning, August 4, aged about 46 years. She was born and reared in Mineral County and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Polling. She leaves one brother, Mr. W. H. Poling, one of the prominent business men of Baltimore, and Mrs. Kate Dean, of Belaire, Md. A large number of her friends and relatives live in this county. Funeral services were held last Sunday and the body was buried in the Martinsburg cemetery where sleeps the sacred dust of her father and mother.
Miss Poling was kind in her disposition and delighted in deeds of charity, from childhood she was a member of the M. E. Church, South, and always took a lively interest in its welfare, being well versed in its history and in touch with its modern movements.

Keyser Tribune, August 11, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

POLING, Leannah B.

ELK GARDEN NEWS - Miss Viva Jones attended the funeral of Miss Leannah Poling at Martinsburg, Sunday, August 6, at 4 o'clock p.m. Miss Poling died at Baltimore on Friday.
Keyser Tribune, August 11, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010


POLING, Ney N.

Ney N. Poling, 62, of Cleveland, OH, and formerly of Preston County, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, in Cleveland. He was born May 25, 1940, in Preston County, a son of the late Admiral and Florence Moats Poling. He was a laborer in the construction industry in Cleveland and Baltimore, MD. He is survived by his wife, Patty Albright Poling; a son, Norris N. Poling, of Cleveland; a brother, Donald Poling, of Kingwood; six sisters, Mildred Moats, of Cleveland, Gladys Runner, of Grafton, Georgia Mayne, of Baltimore, Melva Honeycutt, of Belington, Betty Poling, of Albright, and Viola Cummings, of Aurora; two grandchildren, Destiney and Neythan Poling. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Thomas Poling; and three sisters, Francis Beal1, Bernice Shipp and Iris Snyder. Friends were received at the Browning Funeral Home in Kingwood on Saturday, Nov. 2, and Sunday, Nov. 3, and on Monday, Nov. 4 until the time of services with Charles Jackson officiating. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV; Nov 6, 2002
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 19, 2009

 


POLLOCK,  Miss Hilda Pollock
 
FROSTBURG - Hilda "Janie" Pollock, 49, of 216 Shaw St., Frostburg, died March 9, 1998, at Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 15, 1948, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Buena (Robinson) Pollock. Ms. Pollock was a member of God's Ark of Safety Church, Frostburg. She formerly was employed at the Frostburg State University library, and she was a member of the Maryland Classified Employees Association. Surviving are one brother, Roger L. Pollock, Frostburg; a close friend, Jane Taylor, Wright's Crossing, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Everett Spence and the Rev. Richard Green officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The family request that memorials be directed to the God's Ark of Safety Church, PO Box 52, Frostburg, MD 21532.
abt. March 9, 1998; Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 20, 2012

Name: Roger Linden Pollock
 
Parents: Edward Pollock and Beula Pollock
 
DOB: February 11, 1954, in Frostburg, MD
 
DOD: April 18, 2007
 
Predeceased by: parents; sister, Janie Pollock
 
Survived by: many friends
 
Memorial Service: April 26, 2007

 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 21, 2014 
 

POOLE, Graham E.

Services were held yesterday at the Hafer Funeral Home for Graham E. Poole, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad blacksmith's helper, who died Tuesday at his home, 105 Offutt St. Oscar B. Gerhart, of Seventh Day Adventist Church, officiated and burial was in Hillcrest Burial Park.
Cumberland Lodge No. 271, Loyal Order of Moose, conducted a ceremony at the funeral home Wednesday night. Participating were Harry Lannon, governor; Joseph L. Wolfe, past governor, and Edward Roberts, prelate. Pallbearers were Joseph Martin, Oscar Shreve, James Long, Elmer Robinette, Gladstone Keller and Ernest Keller, Jr. 

Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1951
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 12, 2009

 


 

POORBAUGH, Mrs. Adalene Hite

Mrs. Adalene (Hite) Poorbaugh, 85, of Hyndman, died Monday, June 16, 1986, in Sacred Heart Hospital in Cumberland. She was born in Hyndman, May 28, 1901, a daughter of Isaac Hite and Wardie (Shaffer) Hite. Surviving are her husband, Norman B. Poorbaugh, whom she married December 1, 1918, and two daughters, Mrs. Telma Gilmore and Mrs. Betty Stuby, both of Hyndman. Five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild also survive. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Poorbaugh was a homemaker, member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Pride of Allegany Council #110 of Cumberland, past counselor of the council, and a member of the Hyndman Grange #1954. Funeral services: Thursday, June 19, at 2 p.m. at Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman, with Rev. Harry E. Hull and Rev. Loyal W. Kelso officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hyndman Rescue Squad.
The Bedford County Inquirer, June 27, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2010



 

POORBAUGH, Mrs, Alice Amanda Bowman

MEYERSDALE, Apr. 27 — Mrs. Alice Amanda Bowman Poorbaugh, 69, widow of S. W. Poorbaugh, former Somerset county commissioner, died Tuesday at her home in Northampton township near Glencoe, after an illness of several months. She was born in Somerset, a daughter of the late Joshua and Elizabeth Geiger Bowman, May 4 1869. She spent her entire life in the Glencoe section and was an active member of the Mt. Lebanon Reformed Church in Northampton township. Surviving are these children: Nellie, wife of Charles Keidel; Ida, wife of Charles Hartman; and Ruby, wife of Edward Hartman, all of Glencoe, R. D.; Pearl, wife of Charles Deist, Meyersdale, R. D.; Samuel Poorbaugh, Glencoe; Verna, wife of G. A. Delozier, Connellsville; and Elizabeth, wife of Earl Miller, Windber. She was a sister of Miss Susan Bowman, S. J. Bowman and G. J. Bowman, all of Glencoe. The funeral service will he held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in Mt. Lebanon Reformed Church. Rev. J. E. Gindlesperger, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be made in the church cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 27, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

POORBAUGH, Mrs. Anna Margretta Scheller

SOMERSET, June 28 - Mrs. Anna Margretta Scheller Poorbaugh, 73, widow of H. M. Poorbaugh and a daughter of the late John and Mary Miller Scheller, died Sunday night at her home in Northampton township. She leaves these children: Mrs. H. B. Smith, Charleston, W. Va.; R. A., Stoyestown; J. M., Corrigansville, Md.; Mrs. William Deist, Salisbury; Mrs. Herman Keefer, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Roydon Hay, Meyersdale, R. D. 2, and Harvey and Mildred, at home, There are two brothers, George and Charles Scheller, at Berlin. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, June 28, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 3, 2010



 

POORBAUGH, Mrs. Eliza Hostetler

Mrs. Eliza Poorbaugh, wife of Foster Thomas Poorbaugh, died yesterday morning at her home at Derry following an illness of pneumonia. The body will be brought to Connellsville and from here shipped to Sand Patch by Funeral Director J. E. Sims, where funeral services will be held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Mrs. Poorbaugh would have been 35 years old on the 29th of this month. She was a member of the Dunkard church and before her marriage was Miss Eliza Hostetler of Sand Patch, Somerset county. She was a member of the Dunkard church, and in addition to her husband, is survived by her parents and the following sisters: Ella Mae, Mrs. Francis Smith, Mrs. Irvin Bittner, Mrs. William Leyberger, Mrs. Frank Albright, and one brother, Harvey H. Hostetler, all of Somerset county.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 19, 1918
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



POORBAUGH, Franklin Andrew

FAIRHOPE, Pa. - Franklin Andrew Poorbaugh, 81, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. A native of the Fairhope area, he was born November 14, 1889, a son of the late Uriah and Rose (Saylor) Poorbaugh. Mr. Poorbaugh was a retired farmer and retired sawmill employe. He was a member of the Lutheran Mt. Zion Church. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Florence (Clites) Poorbaugh; a daughter, Mrs. Laura Bullington, RD 1, Manns Choice; two sons, Frank Poorbaugh, RD 1, Fairhope, and Albert A. Poorbaugh, Murraysville, Pa.; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Lafferty and Mrs. Margaret Logue, both of Berlin, and Mrs. Emma Miller, Somerset; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p. m. with Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, July 14, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



POORBAUGH, Harvey A.

Harvey A. Poorbaugh of Roswell, N. M., formerly of Glencoe, died after an illness of several weeks. A former school teacher, he later became editor of The Johnstown Democrat. He moved to Roswell 52 years ago, and prior to that was the owner and operator of the Poorbaugh Printing Press in Roswell. Surviving are four children, 11 grandchildren, four brothers, including Thomas E. of Glencoe, Norman, of Hyndman, and a sister, Mrs. Mabel Shipley, of Glencoe.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 30, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



 

POORBAUGH, John Nevin

John Nevin Poorbaugh, 73, Corriganville, died Wednesday at Sacred Heart Hospital. A native of Glencoe, Pa., he was a son of the late Henry McClennan Poorbaugh and Anna (Schiller) Poorbaugh. He was a retired farmer and real estate developer, and at one time was a miner. Mr. Poorbaugh was a member of St. Johns United Church of Christ and for 47 years a member of the Consistory and was an elder emeritus. He was also a member of Local 3817 UMWA in District 4 and the Corriganville Volunteer Fire Company. Besides his widow, Mrs. Florence Margaret (Deist) Poorbaugh, three children survive: Anna Louise Stump, Roaring Spring, Pa.; Paul Albert Poorbaugh, and Mrs. Pauline Alverta LaFontaine, Orlando, Fla., who are twins; a brother, Ralph Andrew Poorbaugh, West Palm Beach, Fla.; five sisters, Mrs. Bertha Smith, Charleston, W. Va.; Mrs. Nettie Grace Deist, Glencoe, Pa.; Mrs. Mary Cleo Keefer, Akron; Mrs. Ada Margretta Hay, Tampa, Fla.; and Mrs. Mildred Alverta Naughton, Cumberland; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. It will be taken to St. John's United Church of Christ, Corriganville, Sunday at 1 p.m. for a service at 3:15 p.m. Rev. John Klindt, pastor, will officiate, and interment will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, near Berlin.
The Cumberland News, January 17, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



 

POORBAUGH, Miss Lucretia May

MEYERSDALE, Mar. 29 — Miss Lucretia May Poorbaugh, 68, died Saturday at the home of her brother-in-law, Earl Walker, in Brothers Valley township. A daughter of the late William H. and Sara Blubaugh Poorbaugh, she was born in Northampton township. There are four brothers, Howard E.,* Wellersburg burgess; Ammon W., retired Meyersdale merchant, Alvin of Lincoln, Neb., and Thomas of Garrett.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 29, 1943
[*should read Harvey]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



POORBAUGH, Norman Bruce

MEYERSDALE, July 7 - Following an illness of uremic poisoning, Norman Bruce Poorbaugh of Northampton township, a prominent farmer and tax collector, died Saturday night at the Wenzel Hospital, where he had been a patient for two weeks. Had he lived until October 26, he would have been 79 years old. Norman Bruce Poorbaugh was born and reared in Northampton township. In addition to his duties as tax collector and assessor for a number of years, he was also a member of the district school board, and he was an active member of the Mount Lebanon Reformed Church, having been an elder, deacon, trustee and Sunday School superintendent for many years. The deceased was married to Sarah Ellen Gladwell of near Garrett, who survives him, together with two sisters, Mrs. Melissa Boger of near Hays' Mills, and Mrs. Emma Bittner, of near Glencoe, and the following children: Harvey of Roswell, N. M. (formerly a Johnstown newspaperman; Jacob, at home; Earl, of Toledo, Ohio; Oscar, of near Johnstown; Norman, of Hyndman, Bedford Co.; Thomas, of Northampton township; Mrs. Mabel Shipley, of Connellsville; Charles, of California; Mrs. Frank Miller, of Glencoe; and Mrs. Nell McKenzie, of Mount Savage, Md. The funeral service was held this morning at the Mount Lebanon Reformed Church with Rev. J. B. Gindlesperger officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
The Daily Courier, July 7, 1931
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 22, 2011



POORBAUGH, Mrs. Sarah Ellen Gladwell

MEYERSDALE, Feb. 27 - Mrs. Sarah Ellen Poorbaugh, 87, died Saturday evening at her home at Glencoe, R. D. The daughter of Louis and Tracy (Stahl) Gladwell, she was the widow of Bruce Poorbaugh who died July 4, 1931. Surviving are nine children, including Mrs. C. F. Shipley of Connellsville, 35 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Mount Lebanon Reformed Church. Burial will be made In the church cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 27, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

POORBAUGH, Steven Paul

Steven Paul Poorbaugh, 11-day-old son of Earl E. and Grace (Kifer) Poorbaugh, RD 1, city, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital. A brief service was held at George Funeral Home yesterday with Rev. Walter M. Twigg, Fllntstone Christian Church minister, officiating. Interment was in Zion Memorial Burial Park. Surviving, other than his parents, are two brothers, William E. and Douglas W. Poorbaugh, at home; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lottie Kifer, Flintstone, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Poorbaugh, Wellersburg, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 19, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



 

POORBAUGH, Mrs. Teresa Collins

Mrs. Earl Poorbaugh
MT. SAVAGE - Mrs. Teresa Poorbaugh. 72. wife of Earl Poorbaugh, died at her home here yesterday evening. She had been in ill health for some time. A native of Mt. Savage, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Lemmert) Collins and was a member of St. Palrick's Catholic Church. Surviving, besides her husband, are four daughters, Mrs. Gerald Wilhellm, Frostburg; Sister Mary Pacifica, Baltimore; Mrs. Elmer Clark, Mt. Savage, and Miss Alice Poorbaugh, at home; a son, Patrick Poorbaugh, Frostburg, and 11 grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home, Froslburg, after 7 p. m. today. A requiem mass will be celebraled Monday at 9 a. m. at St. Palrick's Church by Rev. Michael Smyth, pastor, and interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Friday, August 1, 1958 - pg 9, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 1, 2010



POPE, David

David Pope, 91, retired farmer, died at his home near Guntertown on Saturday, January 5.  He was the son of the late Dorothy Fisher and Phillip Pope and was born February 22, 1854, at Wright's Crossing, near Frostburg. Mr. Pope moved to Garrett County at the age of eight years and resided on the same farm till his death.  He married Miss Elizabeth Bonig of Grantsville, who passed away several years ago. Five children were born to this union: Harry Pope, Grantsville; Mrs. Jesse Merrill, Avilton; Mrs. Cecil Michael and Mrs. Orville Crowe, both of Frostburg; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Pope was the last surviving member of his family, and was a member of the Grantsville Lutheran Church for 82 years.  Funeral services were held in Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Monday afternoon.  Rev. George Bowersox, assisted by Rev. Charles Sisk, officiated. The pall bearers were grandsons of the deceased patriarch - Glenn Durst, Robert and William Merrill, Kenneth Crowe, Scott and Harry Pope. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Meyersdale Republican, January 10, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



POPE, Mrs. Emma Adeline Blocher

SPRINGS, Pa. — Mrs. Emma Adeline Pope, 82, of Star Route, formerly of Star Route, Frostburg, died Wednesday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 10, 1905, she was the daughter of the late Winfield Scott and Edith Arietta (Dates) Blocher. Her husband, Herbert K. Pope, died April 28, 1979. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Pope was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. Surviving are three sons, William Scott Pope, Cresaptown; Oliver David Pope, Aptos, Calif., and Harry Kenneth Pope, with whom she resided; 13 grandchildren, one step-grandchild and 20 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Md., Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Route 40, Saturday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Edward Myers. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour before services. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the Mount Zion Church Memorial Fund.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 29, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2012



 

POPE, Mrs. Florence Miller

MEYERSDALE, Pa. - Mrs. Florence Pope, 60, wife of Harry W. Pope, died yesterday at her home here after an illness of three months. A native of Grantsville, Mrs. Pope had resided here since 1919. Her parents were the late Malin and Anna (Eichhorn) Miller. Surviving, besides her husband whom she married at Frostburg Md., in 1917, are three daughters, Mrs. Margret Romesburg, Meyersdale, and Mrs. Anna E. Starbard, Miss Florence Louise Pope, both of Alexandria, Va.; and four sisters, Mrs. Charles Buckle, Cumberland, Md.; Mrs. Norman Patton, Grantsville; Mrs. Carl VanHorn, Elyria, Ohio, and Mrs. Ernest Blacher, Akron, Ohio. Rites Wednesday at the Meyersdale Church of the Brethren; interment at Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 15, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 8, 2009



POPE, George L.

GRANTSVILLE — George L. Pope, 84, died yesterday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Keating, Baltimore, after an illness of several days. A native of Garrett County, he was a son of the late Peter and Sarah (Michael) Pope. He was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church and of Frostburg Moose Lodge. Also surviving are two other daughters, Mrs. Janice Miller, Bolgerville, N. Y., and Mrs. Lula Bowman, Baltimore; two sons, Claude Pope, Salisbury, and Paul Pope, Baltimore; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home here, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 13, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010


 


Name: Gretchen Geneva Pope, 85, of Cumberland, MD
 
Parents: John Franklin Gordon and Rebecca (Jackson) Gordon
 
DOB: March 27, 1917, Cumberland, MD
 
DOD: Sunday, January 26, 2003, at the WMHS Sacred Heart Campus Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: Charles William Pope
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband; son, James Pope; daughter, Sandra Keys
 
Survived by: sons, Charles F. Pope, Wichita, KS; Donald B. Pope and his wife Margo, Littleton, CO; daughter, Carol L. Spriggs and her husband Ralph, Cumberland, MD
 
Burial: Friday, January 31, 2003, Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 6, 2014

POPE, Mrs. H. C.

HARDY COUNTY WV -   Mrs. H. C. Pope, who has been quite sick for some time, died at Davis last Thurday morning at 2 o' clock am. Funeral service was held there Friday and the remains were taken through here Saturday to Upper Tract, her former home, where the burial took place Sunday. A husband and two small children were left to mourn her death. 
Moorefield Examiner of the 28th
Keyser Tribune, April 5, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010



 

POPE, Harry W.

Meyersdale - Harry W. Pope, 82, of here, died in Berlin. A native of Berlin, he was the son of David and Elizabeth Bonig Pope. Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Calvin Romesberg, of Alexandria, Va.; Mrs. Warren Starbard, of Bethesda, Md.; Mrs. James Hanlon, Camp LeJeune, N. C.; a brother, Herbert Pope, Frostburg, Md.; three sisters, Mrs. Leota Crowe, Mrs. Minnie Merrill, and Mrs. Nettie Michael, all of Frostburg, and 10 grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, October 7, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010



 

POPE, Mrs. Lois M. Lancaster

GRANTSVILLE - Mrs. Lois M. Pope, 45, of Star Route, Frostburg, died Sunday at the home of a sister, Mrs. Mary Minnick, Star Route, Barton, after a lingering illness. Born in Eckhart, she was a daughter of Hilary and Nellie (Lavin) Lancaster. Mrs. Pope was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Ladies Auxiliary to the Clarysville Fire Company and Auxiliary to Cresaptown FOE 2883. Also surviving are her husband, Scott Pope; three sons, Robert Pope, Aldi, Va.; Francis Pope, Oxen Hill, and James Pope, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Pope, at home; five brothers, Charles Lancaster, Zihlman; Bruce and Herbert Lancaster, Frostburg; Ralph Lancaster, Follanbee, W. Va., and James Lancaster, Durham, N.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Erma Weimer, Middletown, Va.; and Mrs. Minnick. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, here, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. Cresaptown FOE Auxiliary will hold a memorial today at 7:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service by Clarysville Fire Auxiliary at 8 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Chiklork officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 10, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009



 

POPE, Mrs. Regina Loraditch

SALISBURY, PA - Mrs. Regina Pope, 64, died Tuesday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Pocahontas, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Alice McKenzie Loraditch. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Avilton, and the Christian Wives and Mothers of the church. Surviving are her husband, Claude Pope; six sons, Rev. Benedict Pope, OFM Cap., Hayes, Ky.; James Pope, Gaithersburg, Md.; Eugene and Steven Pope, here; Earl Pope, Mt. Savage; and David Pope, with the Army in Germany; a sister, Mrs. Thomas Keating, Frostburg; three brothers, Bernard Loraditch, Cumberland; James and John Loraditch, of California; and 10 grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home in Grantsville. Requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Anne's Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland News, September 14, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 30, 2009



POPE, Mrs. Sarah C. Michaels

Frostburg, Md., Dec 3 - The funeral of Mrs Peter Pope, aged 74 years, who died Monday was held Wednesday afternoon from the Mt Zion Methodist Church on the National Road, six miles from here. Mrs Pope died from complications of old age. Aside from her husband and two children, she is survived by two brothers, Lewis C Michaels, Center St and Charles Michaels, LaVale; two sisters, Mrs William Hunter, this city and Mrs Clara L Boettner, Pittsburgh, Pa. Burial was in Mt Zion church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., December 3, 1927 - pg 10, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 7, 2013


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