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MARTZ, Amos

Caught under a sudden fall of rock from the roof in the Parker mine of C. J. Rowe & Brother, at Barrellsville, six miles above this city, at 9 o'clock this morning, Amos Martz, 49 years of age, a miner, was injured so badly that he died shortly after he had been extricated from beneath the fall by his fellow miners. His neck and back was broken and he was crushed through the lungs. His body was removed to the Stein morgue. His body was prepared for burial and taken to his home in Barrelville. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eliza Martz; two sons, Walter and Harvey; and two daughters, Mrs. John Dickerhoof and Miss Mary Martz.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 31, 1921
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 12, 2011



MARTZ, Benjamin E.

Benjamin E. Martz, 80, of Salem, R. D. 2, N. J., formerly of South Connellsville, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was born Nov. 14, 1891, in Glencoe, Pa., a son of the late George and Mary Jane Troutman Martz. He was an operator for Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. at Salem, N. J., retiring in 1959. He was a member of G.B.B.A. Local No. 6, Salem, N. J. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret A. Shaw Martz; three sons, Clifford of South Connellsville, Donald of San Francisco, Calif., and Vernon of Salem, R. D. 2, N. J.; one daughter, Mrs. Joyce Zitzow of Guam; six grandchildren and four great - grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, December 17, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009




MARTZ, Benjamin S.

Berlin, Pa., Feb. 13 — Benjamin S. Martz, 72, died Tuesday evening at his home here after an illness of several months. He was a son of Thomas and Pena (Bittner) Martz, and was a member of the Berlin Evangelical Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Rose Martz, and two brothers and four sisters: Lincoln and Wilson Martz, both of Glencoe; Mrs. Lucinda Miller, Cumberland; Mrs. Carrie Deal, Berlin R.D.; Mrs. Ella Schrock and Mrs. Tracy Poorbaugh, both of Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Martz home with interment in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 13, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


MARTZ, Mrs. Catherine Ennis

Well Known Woman Passed Away At Allegany Hospital

Mrs. Catherine Martz, widow of the late Henry Martz, died last night at the Allegany hospital. Her husband died January 15, not a month ago. The deceased was 65 years old and prior to her marriage was a Miss Ennis. Mrs. Martz is survived by ten children, twenty-nine grand-children, and one sister, Mrs. Robert Reid, this city. She was a member of the Sodality of the Virgin Mary, St. Patrick's church. The surviving children are: John Martz, Columbus, Ohio; George and Joseph Martz, this city and Mrs. William Stein, Independence street; Mrs. Charles Matthews, Columbia street; Mrs. George Wagner, Columbia street; Mrs. Robert Starr and Miss Florence Martz, all of this city, and Mrs. Katherine Gannon, wife of John Gannon, Parkersburg, W. VA., and Mrs. Bertha Pollard, wife of W. E. Pollard, San Francisco, Cal. The funeral wil take place from St. Patrick's church at 9 o'clock Thursday morning. Interment at St. Peter's and Paul's cemetery.
15 February 1912; Evening Times, Cumberland, MD.
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2013

 
MARTZ, Mrs. Catherine Ennis
 
Husband's Pallbearers Will Officiate at Widow's Funeral Tomorrow
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Martz, widow of the lat Henry Martz, will take place from St. Patrick's church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. It is an interesting fact that on this day just one month ago Mr. Martz died and the funeral of his wife will take place. The pallbearer[sic] will be the nephews of the deceased, who acted at the funeral of Mr. Martz: Fred Weisenmiller, Peter Weisenmiller, Franz Martz, Ase Martz, George Reed and Alfred Reed. Solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick's church and the remains will be intereed in SS. Peter and Paul's cemetery.
15 February 1912; Evening Times, Cumberland, MD.
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2013



MARTZ, Charles

SOMERSET, July 26 - Charles Martz, 61 years old, retired conductor of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, died Thursday at noon in Somerset County Hospital where he had been a patient for some time. Mr. Martz, a son of Henry and Mary Fair Martz, both deceased, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nettie Miller Martz, and two children, Harvey of Somerset and Mrs. Merle Hillegass of Roxbury. He was a brother of Mrs. John Emerick of Fairhope, Mrs. George Core of Cumberland, Mrs. Harvey Poorbaugh of Wellersburg, and Mrs. Bertha Beck of Johnsonburg.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, July 26, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 

 

MARTZ, Mrs. Clara Elizabeth Beal

Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Elizabeth Martz, 64, wife of Walter B. Martz, of 15 South Waverly Terrace, who died yesterday afternoon at her home, will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Albright Church at Glencoe, Pa. The Rev. James A. Richards, pastor of First Methodist church here, will officiate, and interment will be in Glencoe Cemetery. Mrs. Martz was a native of Greensburg, Pa. and a daughter of the late Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Cook) Beal. She belonged to the Shepherds of Bethlehem. Besides her husband, she is survived by two children, Harry Martz and Mrs. Florence Rebecca Middleton, both at home, and a brother, Harrison Beal, of Ligonier, Pa., 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Elizabeth Star Lodge No. 7 Order of Shepherds of Bethlehem will meet tonight at 7:30 o'clock at residence to conduct services.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 18, 1946.
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


MARTZ, Clarence

Clarence E. Martz, 44, died Friday night at his home in Sand Patch. He was the son of Charles V. and Emma Hosselrode Martz and is survived by these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Clarence Clites of Hyndman, Mrs. Raymond Welsh of Cumberland, Md.; Wilbert of Fair Hope, and Alva, Violet, June, and Charles at home. The funeral service was held this afternoon at the Fink Church at the charge of Rev. C. A. Evans. Interment was in the Fink cemetery.
Daily Courier, Connellsville, Monday, June 26, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009




MARTZ, Mrs. Elizabeth Bittner

Mrs. Elizabeth Martz, aged 89 years, 10 months and 26 days, widow of the late Jonathan Martz, of Northampton township, Somerset county, died this morning shortly after 1 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. P. D. Shumaker, on North Eighth street, Greenwood. Mrs. Martz had been ailing for the past two years and her death resulted from a complication of illnesses. No arrangements have as yet been made for the funeral. Deceased had spent practically all her life in Somerset county. Her maiden name was Bittner, and she was born and reared on a farm in Northampton township, Somerset county. When a young woman she was married to Jonathan Martz, a well known farmer of Somerset county. His death occurred about 14 years ago. For the past three years, she has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Shumaker. She was the mother of seven children, five of whom are living. Mrs. Martz was a member of the Reformed church of Northampton township, she having united with the church at an early age. The following children survive: John, Jacob and Samuel Martz, of Somerset county; George, of Bridgeport, Pa.; and Mrs. Susan Shumaker of Greenwood. One brother, C. Bittner, of Somerset county, also survives.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 25, 1908
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 

MARTZ, Mrs. Ellen L. Caldwaller

Mrs. Ellen L. Martz, 94, Winchester Road, died yesterday at Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland. Born at Keyser, she was a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Anderson) Caldwaller and was the widow of Peter M. Martz, Sr. Mrs. Martz was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Bertie Niner, Pinto; Mrs. Pearl Hill, Cresaptown; and Mrs. Carrie Boyd, Wiley Ford; three sons, Julius and Peter W. Jr., both of Cresaptown, and Frank Martz, Cumberland; 34 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Ambrose Church with interment in the church cemetery. The Rosary will be recited in the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times; 24 June 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Posted May 12, 2012


 

MARTZ, Mrs. Emma Lou Krieger

Mrs. Emma Lou Martz, 41 years and nine months old, wife of Perry Martz of South Connellsville, died very suddenly last evening at her home in Vine street. Mrs. Martz was apparently in very good health until yesterday, her condition becoming serious about 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Mrs. Martz was born April 15, 1879, the daughter of A. D. and Mary Jane Krieger. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Thelma and Ruth Martz, one brother, James Krieger of Bridgeport, and three sisters including Mrs. John Hellen of South Connellsville and Mrs. A. E. Martin of Harrisburg. Following the funeral services on Wednesday, the body will be taken to Greenlick cemetery, near Mount Pleasant, for interment. Funeral director J. E. Sims will have charge.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 26, 1920
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009


MARTZ, Frank

Last rites for Frank Martz, 71, who died yesterday morning at his home in Corriganville, will be held Sunday at 2:30 p. m. in Hyndman, Pa., Evangelical church by the Rev. W. J. Lloyd, assisted by the Rev. C. E. Miller. Interment will be in Hyndman cemetery. Born at Glencoe, Pa., Mr. Martz was a son of the late Noah and Mary (Waugherman) Martz. He had lived in Corriganville 22 years and was a former resident of Hyndman and Mann's Choice, Pa. His first wife, Mrs. Anna G. Martz, died in 1898. Mr. Martz was a member of the Evangelical church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs Ellender (Mowery) Martz; five children, Fred Martz, of Ellerslie; Homer Martz, of Cumberland; Harry Martz and Mrs. Madeline Jones, of Corriganville; and Frank Martz, with the Army; a stepson, Donald Cook of Hyndman; and two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Bowman, of Glencoe, and Mrs. Nellie May, of Hyndman.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 5, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 

MARTZ, G. Frank

G. Frank Martz, 66 years old, 212 Riverview Place, Cumberland, Md., a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad freight conductor, was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon when he fell beneath the wheels of his moving train near Salisbury. Both legs were severed below the knees, and he died at the Allegany Hospital, at Cumberland, shortly after being admitted. Mr. Martz was a sergeant in Company C, First Maryland Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish War. He had been in the railroad service rnore than 20 years, and was well known in this section. He was a regular roomer at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Y.M.C.A. He is survived by his widow, who was Miss Cecelia B. Frey; by one son, G. Frank Martz, Jr.; a daughter, Iris C. Martz; two brothers, A. G. Martz and Edward P. Martz, of Cumberland, Md.; five sisters, Mrs. John Rowan of Hagerstown, Mrs. Cecelia Deffenbaugh, Mrs. William G. Keffer, Mrs. William Schute, and Mrs. A. G. Miller, all of Cumberland. The funeral service will be held at 9 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cumberland, with interment in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
April 6, 1946, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009



MARTZ,  Frederick W.

HYNDMAN - Mayor Frederick W. Martz, 78, of Fairfield, Pa., formerly of Ellerslie, died Tuesday at Warner Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa. Born September 14, 1896 in Bedford County, Pa., he was a son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Martz. His first wife, Helen (Bohn) Martz, preceded him in death. Mr. Martz was a retired B&O Railroad conductor, a veteran of World War I, and a member of Veterans Post 2874 American Legion, Gettysburg. Surviving are his widow, Mary (Summers) Martz; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Piper, Bradford, Va.; Mrs. Fay Plummer, Frostburg; two stepsons, Russell Summers Jr., Fairfield; Donald Summers, Chevy Chase, Md.; two brothers, Homer B. Martz, Ellerslie; Harry Martz, Corriganville; a half sister, Mrs. Madeline Jones of Ohio; a half brother, Frank Martz, Rochester, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Ziegler Funeral Home after 10 a.m. tomorrow. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Clarence A. Kaylor will officiate and interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
The Cumberland News, January 30, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012


 

MARTZ, Mrs. Helen L. Spitznas

LAVALE - Helen L. Martz, 96, of LaVale, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, in the Allegany County Nursing Home. Born March 3, 1903, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Rhoda May (Skidmore) Spitznas. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Joseph Martz; and one brother, Glenn Spitznas. Mrs. Martz was a member of the LaVale United Methodist Church. A retired school teacher, she taught one year in the Garrett County school system and 40 years in the Allegany County school system. She was a lifetime member of the Retired Teachers Association. Surviving are two nieces, Patricia Hout and husband Charles, and Hilda Gellner and husband Phil, both of LaVale; two nephews, Edward E. Martz and wife Theda, and Richard Holt and wife Naomi, both of LaVale; and one cousin, Mrs. Lonnie (Gladys) Howsare of Frostburg Heights. Friends will be received in the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, 1302 National Highway, LaVale, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Bernadette Ross officiating. Interment will follow in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be David Drewry, Dr. Charles Orlick, Bernie Miller, Edward Martz, Charles Hout, and Richard Holt.
Cumberland Times-News obituary; about 20 November 1999
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 4, 2010

 


MARTZ, Henry
 
Constable Martz Critically Ill.
Constable Henry Martz, who was suddenly stricken with apoplexy some days ago, and whose condition had improved, is reported as being critically ill.
Evening Times, Cumberland, MD; 15 January 1912
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2012


MARTZ, Henry

The funeral of the late Constable Henry Martz, which was announced for 9 o'clock tomorrow morning, will not take place until the arrival of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Pollard, of San Francisco, California. A message was rceived last night announcing that Mrs. Pollard would come here to attend the funeral. It is likely that it will require several days for the daughter to arrive here, but the remains of the father will be held until she arrives.
Evening Times, Cumberland MD; about January 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2013

 
MARTZ, Henry
 
Funeral of Mr. Henry Martz
The funeral of Mr. Henry Martz will take place Monday morning. Services will be held at St. Patrick's church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be made in SS. Peter and Paul's cemetery. Mr. Martz died last Monday. The funeral was delayed until his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Pullard[sic], could reach here from San Francisco, Cal. Mrs. Pullard[sic] arrived today.
Evening Times, Cumberland MD; about January 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2013
 

MARTZ, Isaiah L.

SCOTTDALE, Dec. 21 - Isaiah L. Martz, the seventh son of George and Rachel Martz, was born in Southampton township, Somerset county, September 15, 1855, and died in Scottdale, December 16, 1906. His father died six years ago, and his mother eight years ago. He was married to Ellen Bittner, December 23, 1886, and two sons and one daughter survive. Four sisters and six brothers survive. They are Mrs. Lydia Waughaman of Hooversville; Simon Martz of New Haven; Noah Martz of Hyndman; Jonathan and Eli Martz, and Mrs. Lanah Hughes of Glencoe, Somerset county; Mrs. Mary Mason, Mt. Pleaaant; Solomon Martz, Glencoe, and Mrs. Susan Baker and Herman G. Martz of Scottdale.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, December 21, 1906
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 

MARTZ, John

John Martz, 77 years old, a native of Somerset county, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John W. Dickerhoof of Cumberland. Besides his daughter, Mrs. Dickerhoof, he is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Philip H. Smith of Cumberland, and Mrs. Willis Schrock, of Glencoe, and one son, Walter Martz. He was an uncle of I. E. Shumaker and George H. Shumaker, both of Connellsville; D. G. Shumaker of Belmont, Mrs. John Beatty of Smithfield, and Mrs. J. M. Smith of Somerset, and a brother of the late Mrs. P. D. Shumaker of the West Side. I. E. Shumaker left this afternoon to attend the funeral service, to be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Finks Church near Wellersburg.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 25, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 


 

MARTZ, Jonathan

Jonathan Martz, 70 years old, died Monday morning at the Allegany hospital, Cumberland. He is survived by four brothers, Eli Martz, H. J. Martz, Solomon C. Martz, and Noah Martz, and two sisters, Mrs. Calvin Baker of Scottdale, and Mrs. William Hughes of Glencoe.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 6, 1920
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009



MARTZ, Jonathon Harold

Jonathon Harold Martz, infant son of Leo Joseph and Elizabeth (Cooper) Martz, Cresaptown, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he was born Sunday. Besides his parents, he is survived by his twin brother, Joseph William Martz; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Martz, Cresaptown, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cooper, Wiley Ford. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted today at 9:30 a. m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Twiggtown.
The Cumberland News, March 5, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012



 

MARTZ, Mrs. Laura Berger

Mrs. Laura Martz, wife of Lincoln Martz, and sister of W. H. Berger of Vine street, Connellsville, died Sunday morning at her home near Berlin, in Somerset county. She would have been 66 years old on June 19. She had been ill for three weeks from a heart condition. Mrs. Martz was born near Donegal, Westmoreland county, daughter of the Iate Joseph H. and Catherine Berger. Besides her husband she is survived by the following children: Alva Martz of Glencoe, William in the Navy at Philadelphia, Homer at home, Mrs. Charles Wyles and Mrs. Bruce Lane of Glencoe and Mrs. Earl Boyer of Berlin; also, the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. William Faith of Prittstown, Mrs. Clinton Campbell of Wilkinsburg, Mrs. William Taylor of Scottdale, Mrs. Albert Eckman of Baltimore, W. H. Berger of Connellsville, William Berger of White, and Clarence Berger of Scottdale. The funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at the Reformed Church near Berlin. It was one of the largest in that community for many years. Mr. and Mrs. Berger attended the funeral.
The Daily Courier, June 1, 1932, Connellsville, Pennsylvania
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

MARTZ, Lakin (Lincoln) Abraham

Lakin (sic Lincoln) Abraham Martz, 98, of Bedford Road, died yesterday in Sylvan Retreat, where he had been a patient four years. Born at Glencoe, Pa., a son of the late Herman and Anna (RingIer) Martz, he had resided here ten years. He held membership in Mt. Olive Evangelical Church, Glencoe. Surviving are three sons, Alvey Martz, Meyersdale; William Martz, Windsor, Pa.; and Homer Martz, Bedford Road; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Wyles, Glencoe; and Mrs. Elma Lane and Mrs. Bessie Boyer, both of RD 1, Glencoe: a brother, Wilson Martz, RD 1, Glencoe; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Beal, Berlin, Pa.; 27 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. The body has been taken to the Konhaus Funeral Home, Meyersdale.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 21, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 

MARTZ, Mrs. Lucinda E. Carder

SOMERSET - Mrs. Lucinda E. Martz, 64, formerly of Fairhope, died May 28. Mrs. Martz was born March 18, 1899 in Somerset County, a daughter of the late Eli and Margaret (Spaughy) Carder. Her husband, Charles Martz, died in 1936. Surviving are five children: Wilbert Martz, RD 2, Berlin; Charles Martz, York; Mrs. Lester Morrison, Grindstone; Miss Alva Fern Martz, Flintstone, Md.; and Mrs. Harry Morrison, North Canton, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Solomon Bittner and Mrs. Millard Bittner, Fairhope; a brother, William Carder, RD 1, Glencoe, and three grandchildren. Rites were held Sunday in Berlin. Burial took place in Fink Cemetery, Southampton Township.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 1, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 12, 2011


 

MARTZ, Newton

Services over the body of Engineer Newton Martz were held in the Reformed Church at 3 o'clock. Mr. Martz was 35 years old. He was born at Gladdens, Pa., and entered the service of the B. & O. Railroad as a locomotive watchman at Hyndman in 1898. He was promoted to fireman in 1899 and three years later became an engineman. He is survived by his wife and four children and his mother, Mrs. J. A. Shumaker.
The Bedford Gazette, December 20, 1912
[Charles Newton Martz was the brakeman on a 42 car runaway train wreck at Glencoe, PA. All members of the crew were killed or crippled for life in this wreck. Details of the disaster are in the Cumberland papers for December 12 and 13, 1912. His wife was Hattie Shaffer, who later married Norman A. Boyer.]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2010

 


 

MARTZ, Noah

Noah Martz, aged 84 years, former resident of Hyndman, died Feb. 10, at Somerset. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, in the Evangelical Church, Hyndman, with R. M. V. Kelly, in charge. Interment was made in Hyndman cemetery. Mr. Martz was one of a family of fifteen Children of whom two brothers and two sisters survive. He is also survived by four children: Mrs. Sam Bowman, Glencoe, Mrs. Charles Dunlap, Somerset, Mrs. Nellie May, Hyndman and Frank Martz of Corrigansville, Md., 27 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
The Bedford Gazette, February 19, 1932
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 

MARTZ, Pearl Katherine

Pearl Katherine Martz, one-year-old daughter of Perry and Emma Krieger Martz of South Connellsville, died yesterday of pneumonia. Interment at Greenlick cemetery tomorrow at 12 noon.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 6, 1917
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 


 

MARTZ, Perry D.

Perry D. Martz, 84, of 1721 Fourth St., South Connellsville, died at 8 a.m. Sunday in Connellsville State General Hospital, where he had been a patient since August 9. He was born Dec. 24, 1883, in Glencoe, Somerset County, a son of the late George and Mary Troutman Martz. He lived at his present address since 1920, and was a retired B&O Railroad conductor, retiring July 1, 1949, after 39 years service. He was a member of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Surviving are a son, Albert E. Martz of Pittsburgh; four daughters, Mrs. Thelma Echard of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Ruth Funfrock of Elmira, N.Y., Mrs. Grace Lowery of Vermillion, 0., and Mrs. Frances Echard of Scottdale; 10 grandchildren; a brother, Ervin Martz of New Jersey; and a sister, Mrs. Nora Stairs of Pittsburgh.
The Daily Courier, August 19, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 


MARTZ, Peter Martin

A requiem mass for Peter Martin Martz, 79, Route 5, this city, who died Monday night at his home, will be celebrated Friday at 9 a. m. in St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Cresaptown, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Born December 29, 1870, in Allegany county, Mr. Martz had been a B. and O. trackman 42 years. His parents were the late Peter and Margaret Alice (Wigger) Martz. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bernie Martz; three sons, Julius and Peter M. Martz, Jr., Cresaptown, and Frank Martz, Bawlihgs; three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Hill and Mrs. Carrie Boyd, Cresaptown, and Mrs. Bertie Niner, Pinto; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Duffner, Syracuse, and Mrs. Margaret McBee, Westernport; 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the residence.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 27, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012 


MARTZ, Simon G.

Simon G. Martz, Assessor at the Seventh ward, died this morning at his late home, No. 396 South Ninth street, Greenwood, following a lingering illness. Mr. Martz had been iII for the past two years and had been confined to his bed for eight weeks. Cancer of the liver was the cause of his death. Had he lived until next Wednesday he would have celebrated his 65th birthday anniversary. Deceased was born and raised on a farm in Somerset county and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Martz. Up until ten years ago when he came to the West Side to reside, he spent practically all his life at Glencoe, Pa. He was a prominent resident of that place. He was census enumerator, Assessor, Constable, School Director of Glencoe, and for eight years he taught school there. At the time of his death he was serving his second year as Assessor of the Seventh ward. Mr. Martz, since coming to Connelllsville, won many friends who regret to learn of his death. At the age of 21 years Mr. Martz, united with the Lutheran church and since coming to Connellsville, he attended the Trinity Lutheran Church as Iong as his health would permit. Mr. Martz was twice married. His first wife was Miss Hannah Stauffer, a prominent young woman of Mt. Pleasant. To this union two sons were born, Henry, a West Penn conductor, and Alvey Martz, both at home. His second wife was Miss Sadie Kennel of Somerset. To this union, one child who died in infancy was born. In addition to his widow and two sons, Mr. Martz is survived by the following brothers: Noah, of Hyndman: Eli, Jonathan and Solomon, of Glencoe; Herman, of Scottdale; also the following sisters, Mrs. Lyda Waugaman of Stoyestown: Mrs. Lena Hughes of Glencoe: Mrs. Mary Mason of the West Side; and Mrs. Susan Baker of Scottdale. Funeral services will be held from his Iate home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. E. Burgess, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate.
 The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 17, 1911
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 


MARTZ, Solomon

SOMERSET, Oct. 16 — Struck by a Baltimore & Ohio freight engine while walking along the tracks near Glencoe Station, Solomon Martz, 81, of Glencoe, was killed Saturday. Martz, who was unmarried, a brother of Herman Martz of Scottdale, was a son of the late George and Rachel Boyer Martz and had spent all of his life in Somerset county. The engineer told Coroner F. E. Sims he was unable to "stop the train in time to avoid the accident."
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, October 16, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 


MARTZ, Wayne Curtis

Wayne Curtis Martz, 20, of Bedford Road, died yesterday about noon in Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient four days. An autopsy disclosed he died of natural causes. A native of here, he was a son of Homer V. and Esther (Ehrhardt) Martz. He was a graduate of Fort Hill High School in 1957 and was a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute at Blacksburg, Va. He attended First Nazarene Church here. Surviving besides his parents is a sister, Janice Elaine Martz of Washington, D. C. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where a service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. with Rev. H. E. Heckert, pastor of the First Nazarene Church, officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery near Glencoe, Pa. Friends will he received at the funeral residence today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 21, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009


 


MARTZ, William Luther

William Luther Martz, 64, of 47 LaVale Boulevard, LaVale, died Friday at Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient several days. He was a native of Kennell's Mill, Pa., the son of the late Newton and Hattie Martz. He was an employe of Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers. He is survived by his widow, Alma Irene (Lowthers) Martz; five sons, Leonard L., David R., Paul V. and Marvin L. Martz, all of Cleveland, and Samuel E. Martz, RD l, Hyndman; two daughers, Mrs. Ronald Jewell LaVale, and Mrs. Charles Shroyer, Ellerslie; one brother, Lloyd Martz, Eastlake, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Jesse Willison, RD 1, Hyndman; 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at Grace Community Church, Seton Drive and Bishop Walsh Road, today at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Raymond King will officiate and interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be John Parks, Carl Miller, John Porter, Harry Lancaster, Merle See and James Kennell.
The Cumberland News, March 31, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2010


 


MARVILLE, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Robert

KITZMILLER MD - The infant son of Mr and Mrs Robert Marville, died at their home in Blaine, W. Va., on Sunday morning. Funeral services were conducted at M E Church on Monday at 3 o'clock by Rev. C. C. Reed, pastor of M E Church.
Keyser Tribune, September 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 31, 2010


 


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