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STALLINGS, Harvey J.

Mr. Harvey J. Stallings died yesterday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the home of his brother Mr. Thomas M. Stalings, Spring Gap. Mr. Stallings was stricken with a severe illness last Wednesday.  He was 63 years of age and was a native of the county, having been born in the neighborhood of Spring Gap, where he died.  For many years, Mr. Stallings was in the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad but he retired from that service employment several years as ago.  His wife died a number of years ago and since then he had been making his home with his brother.  He is survived by the following children:  Harvey J. Stallings, Martinsburg, W. Va.; John M. and Wm B. Stallings, McKeesport, Pa; Mrs. Nellie Daniels, Spring Gap; Miss Elizabeth Stallings and Jessie M. Stallings, of Baltimore; Robert Stallings and Mrs. David Robb, of this city. 
Cumb News of 11th.
Keyser Tribune, February 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 25, 2010


 

STALLINGS, Herbert B.

Herbert B. Stallings, 70, veteran city water and distribution and maintenance superintendent until his retirement five years ago, died this morning at his home, 527 Pine Avenue. He had been in ill health for several years and had been released from hospital care on Monday. Mr. Stallings began his work with the city as an assistant plumber in the Water Department on April 7, 1936. He later became assistant water distribution and maintenance superintendent and on October 11, 1961 was promoted to superintendent, a position he held until his retirement on September 1, 1969. He was a member of Cumberland Aerie 24; Fraternal Order of Eagles, and was a Golden Eagle. He also was a past secretary of Local 218, Municipal Employes Union. He belonged to the Senior Citizens and the National Association of Retired Persons. Mr. .Stallings attended St. Patrick's Catholic Church. He was born in Cumberland, the son of the late Wilbur and Mary Elizabeth (Butler) Stallings. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maryland L. (Eyler) Stallings; one son, Herbert E. Stallings, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Nancy Breighner, at home, and Mrs. Yvonne Wigger and Mrs. Ilene Grenke, both of this city; one sister, Mrs. Genevieve Hansel, LaVale, and three granddaughters. The body is at the Silcox-Merrit Funeral Residence where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Saturday at 10 a. m. and interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Cumberland Aerie will conduct its service tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 10, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 9, 2010

 

 

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

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


 

STANLEY, John M.

Mr. John M. Stanley, editor of the Pythian Banner the official organ of the K of P in W. Va., died at his home on Jones St, Piedmont, last Friday about 7 o'clock. He was born at Jane Leu, Lewis County, then Va, July 5, 1853, making him past 58 years of age.
He came to Piedmont on July 14, 1880, and has been in Piedmont over 29 years. He was yard foreman at the B&O machine shops from 1880 to Aug 1890. Mr. Stanley was connected with the Piedmont Herald for nearly 15 years. He served as recorder n 1885-86 with Mayor L. H. Phlger and P. S. Hyde and in 1907-08 under Mayor M. J. Tierney. He was a prominent member of several organizations.
The funeral took place Sun afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
Keyser Tribune, October 13, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010


Name: Bonnie Sue Stanton, 55, of 721 Morris Avenue, Friendsville, MD

Parents: William Bowser, Friendsville, and the late Virginia (Loudermilk) Bowser

DOB: May 5, 1948, in Cumberland, MD

DOD: Tuesday, January 13, 2004, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Spouse: Dennis L. Stanton

Predeceased by: mother

Survived by: father, husband; daughters, Denise Bowser and husband Fred, Accident, MD; Sarah Segundo and husband Jorge, Owings Mills, MD; sister, Sheila Sines, Friendsville, MD

Burial: January 16, 2004, Bittinger Cemetery

Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014

STANTON, Dalton Orenfdorf

GRANTSVILLE — Dalton Orendorf Stanton, 83, of Grantsville, died Friday, July 30, 2010, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville. Born May 7, 1927, in Grantsville, he was the son of the late C. Earl and Malinda (Orendorf) Stanton. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Stanley, Leslie, Cecil, Frank and Glenn Stanton; one sister, Naomi Myers; and daughter-in-law, Lynn Stanton. Mr. Stanton was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a security guard for Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. He was a member of the Jennings United Methodist Church, Methodist Men, Woodmen of the World, Camp 45, Grantsville, and enjoyed bowling, gardening and was a "jack of all trades." Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Ruth Kathleen (Crowe) Stanton; three sons, Kenneth Stanton, Waynesburg, Pa., Terry Stanton and wife Kay, Grantsville, Edward Stanton and wife Barbara, Westminster; one sister-in-law, Esther Stanton, Grantsville; nine grandchildren, Kathy, Janine, Renee, Trina, Laurie, Brittney, Emily, Mitchell and Timothy, who is currently serving in Afghanistan; and seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at 11 a.m. with Pastor William Durst, Pastor Brenda Shreve and Pastor George Loar officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hospice of Garrett County. Cumberland Times-News, July 31, 2010
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 9, 2010


STAPLES, James Howard

Martinsburg, WV, Sept 26- James Howard Staples, aged 63, a former well-known resident of Martinsburg, but for the past seven years residing on a farm near Newcomer's Dam off the Martinsburg-Charles Town Road, died at his home Thursday afternoon. He was born at Cedar Creek, VA, September 1, 1873, and came to Martinsburg when but a young man. For a long while he was employed in local mills, but seven years ago ill health forced him to give up this employment and he moved his family to the farm where he died, thinking the out-door life would be beneficial to his health. Surviving are his widow, who was formerly Miss Alice Couchman, and the following children; Mrs. Evelyn Nuse, wife of Roscoe M. Nuse, 26 Race St., Cumberland, MD; Gertrude Staples, Charleston; Audrey, June and Claude Lee Staples, at home, and two sons in the U. S. Army- James, stationed at Honolulu, and Frank, located at Holobird, MD. Four grandchildren also survive. The funeral was held this afternoon from the home, with the Rev. H. Eugene Richardson, of Reliance, VA, former pastor of Second U. B. Church here, officiating. Burial was in Green Hill.
Cumberland Times, Sept 27, 1936,
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 4, 2009


 

STAPLETON, Mrs. Helen Veronica McPartland

"Mrs. Helen Veronica Stapleton, wife of John A. Stapleton, 314 Columbia Street, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where she had been a patient one week. Born at Westernport, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Halfpenny) McPartland. Mrs. Stapleton was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Sodality, Catholic Daughters of America, Sacred Heart Hospital Auxiliary, and the Third Order of St. Francis. She also was a former employe of the McMullen and Rosenbaums Department Store. Also surviving, besides her husband, is a sister, Miss Catherine McPartland."
"The Cumberland Times" Cumberland, Maryland, 8 Nov 1967
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted September 18, 2010


STAPLETON, Mrs. Mary L. Winner

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Mary Stapleton, 84, formerly of Frostburg, died this morning at the Cumberland Nursing Home where she had been a patient four years. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of Edward and Margaret (Mullaney) Winner. Her husband, John Patrick Stapleton, preceded her in death. Mrs. Stapleton was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality. Surviving are one brother, Charles Winner, Mt. Savage; three sisters. Miss Bernice Winner, Frostburg, and Mrs. Raymond Burkey and Mrs. S. K. Carroll, both of Cumberland, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, December 22, 1975 - pg 19, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 7, 2011



STAPELETON, Mrs. Mary Winner

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Mary Stapleton, 84, formerly of Frostburg, died this morning at the Cumberland Nursing Home where she had been a patient four years. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of Edward and Margaret (Mullaney) Winner. Her husband, John Patrick Stapleton, preceded her in death. Mrs. Stapleton was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality. Surviving are one brother, Charles Winner, Mt. Savage; three sisters, Miss Bernice Winner, Frostburg, and Mrs. Raymond Burkey, and Mrs. S. K. Carroll, both of Cumberland, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 22, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011


STAPLETON, Mrs. Mary L. Winner

FROSTBURG - Mass of the Christian Burial for Mrs. John Patrick Stapleton, 84, formerly of here who died yesterday in the Cumberland Nursing Home, will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow in St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be Raymond Burkey, George Hast, James Hast, Aloysius Winner, Frank Mullaney and Joseph Lynch.
Christian wake service will be held at 8 p.m. today in the Durst Funeral Home. Friends will be
received there from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Tuesday, December 23, 1975 - pg 14, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 7, 2011





STAPLETON, Thomas

Frostburg - Feb 8 - Thomas Stapleton, aged 82, died Thursday night at his home in Vale Summit from infirmities of age. The survivors are two brothers, William Stapleton and Patrick Stapleton of Hoffman; four daughters, Miss Margaret Stapleton, Washington, D.C.; Miss Lillian Stapleton, Baltimore, Md; Mrs James Finn, Eckhart and Miss Mary Stapleton, Vale Summit, and two sons, Patrick Stapleton, Vale Summit and Thomas M Stapleton, Frostburg. Mr Stapleton was born in England and had been a resident of Vale Summit since babyhood. He was a member of Holy Name Society of St Michael's Catholic Church and the member of the Holy Name Society will assemble at the home Sunday at 8:30 p.m. to recite the rosary. The funeral will be held from St Michael's church Monday at 9:30 a.m. with burial in St Michael's cemetery. Mr Stapleton was a brother of the late John J Stapleton of Cumberland who was a member of the Allegany County Bar.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, February 8, 1935 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 7, 2011


STARK, Mrs. Clara Tippen

Mrs. Joseph Stark
Shaft, Md - Feb 28 - Mrs. Joseph Stark, age 38, died Saturday evening, after an illness of two years. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Tipping[sic, Tippen]. She is survived by her husband and one daughter. Harry and George Tipping[sic] are brothers and Mrs. Thomas Winters, Frostburg; Mrs. James Higgins, Midlothian; Mrs. Della Meagher, Shaft; Mrs. William Burns[sic], Pittsburgh and Mrs. W. B. Thann, Philadelphia are sisters. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - February 28, 1921 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 8, 2010



STARK, Mrs. Clara M. Snyder
 
ECKHART - Mrs. Clara M. Stark, 95, died Sunday at the Cumberland Nursing Home, 11 days after the death of her husband, Henry Stark. Born here, she was the daughter of the late Aaron L. Snyder Sr. and Laura (Porter) Snyder. Mrs. Stark was a member of the Eckhart United Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid Society. For a number of years she was a Girl Scout leader and an active member of the Eckhart PTA. Surviving are one son, John Stark, and two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Pryor and Mrs. Laura Jean Saathoff, all of Eckhart; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Tuesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. George M. Harpold. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be David Stark, Jonathan Stark and Jay Stark, all grandsons; Bernard Greise, Edward Tippen and William Vogtman.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 28, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 8, 2012


STARK, David
 
Frostburg - David Stark, 75, of 148 Maple Street, died yesterday in Miners Hospital where he had been a patient since Sunday. Born in Lonaconing, he was a son of the late John and Jean (Robertson) Stark. Mr. Stark was a member of First Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Virginia (Porter) Stark; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Brown, Myersville, Md.; three sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Rowe and Mrs. Annie McKenzie, both of here, and Mrs. Elizabeth Garlitz, Everett, Washington; three brothers, John and Charles Stark, both of here, and Henry Stark, Eckhart, and two grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the funeral home by Rev. Robert Current and interment will be in Porter Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 3, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


STARK, Henry M.

ECKHART - Henry M. Stark, 96, of Parkersburg Road, died Wednesday at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Lonaconing, he was the son of the late John Stark and Jean (Robertson) Stark. Mr. Stark was a retired stationary engineer at Frostburg State College and was the founder and first president of the Maryland Classified Employees Association chapter at the college. He was a member of the Eckhart United Methodist Church, where he served in past years as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent and as a member of the official board. Mr. Stark was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his widow, the former Clara Snyder; one son, John Stark, and two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Pryor and Mrs. Laura Jean Saathoff, all of Eckhart; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. George M. Harpold. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers, all grandsons, will be David Stark, Jonathan Stark, Jay Stark, William Pryor, Bernard Greise and Edward Tippen.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 18, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 8, 2012


STARK, Ira Monn
 
LONACONING — Ira Monn Stark, 86, of 6247 Avilton-Lonaconing Road, Lonaconing, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at his home.  Born Dec. 28, 1917, at Avilton, he was the son of the late Orville G. and Mary (Warnick) Stark. Mr. Stark was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jennie (Durst) Stark, Jan. 29, 2004; one son, Robert M. Stark; one grandson, Ronnie Allen Stark; three brothers, Edgell Stark, Dallas Stark, William Stark; and two sisters, Helena Brenneman and Catherine Corbin.  Mr. Stark was a dairy farmer and a member of the Garrett County Farm Bureau. He was a graduate of Grantsville High School, a participant of the Civilian Conservation Corps and “On the Farm” Training Program and also a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Mr. Stark was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II on the USS Stevens in the Pacific Theatre. He was a lifetime member of Grantsville Post 214, American Legion and also V.F.W. Post 1141, Cumberland.  He is survived by one son, Ray E. Stark and wife Dottie, Greencastle, Pa.; one daughter, Jeanne S. Turner and husband Ron, Cumberland; three sisters, Evelyn Robeson, Avilton, Rotha Pelto, Vienna, Va., and Virginia Kamp, Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren, Douglas Turner and wife Cheri, Kelli Rayner and husband Mike, Carrie Wilhelm and husband Randy, Vicki Friend and husband John, and Jennifer Alexander and husband Matt; and 14 great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Daniel C. Agnew officiating.  Interment will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by Grantsville Post 214, American Legion.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 16864 National Pike, Frostburg, MD 21532.
abt. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004; MD Death Notices and Obituaries
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 13, 2013




Name: Jennie D. Stark, 88, of 6247 Avilton-Lonaconing Road, Lonaconing, MD

Parents: Wilbur T. and Nellie (Hetz) Durst

DOB: July 2, 1915, in Avilton, MD

DOD: Thursday, January 29, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD

Spouse: Ira M. Stark

Predeceased by: parents; son, Robert M. Stark; grandson, Ronnie Allen Stark; brother, Marshall Durst; sister, Ethel Garlitz

Survived by: husband; son, Ray E. Stark and wife Dottie, Greencastle, PA; daughter, Jeanne S. Turner and husband Ron, Cumberland, MD; one daughter-in-law, Mary E. Stark, Avilton, MD; brother, Russell C. Durst, Barton, MD; sisters, Anna C. Durst, LaVale, MD; Laura D. Turner, Grantsville, MD

Burial: January 31, 2004, at Mt. Zion Cemetery

Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014



 
STARK, John M.
 
Frostburg, Md., April 11 - John M. Stark, aged 78 years, Eckhart, died shortly after noon yesterday from infirmities. He made his home with his widowed daughter, Mrs. Jennie Holsinger, and was one of the oldest and most respected residents of Eckhart. His wife died about one year ago. Other children surviving are John, Charles, David and William Stark, this place, and Mrs. Benjamin Rowe, Eckhart. Funeral arrangements will be made on the arrival of a grandson from Washington. 
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 11, 1923
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


STARK, Robert M.

A former Garrett County man died Friday at Prince Georges County Hospital, Cheverly, from injuries he received in a 22-foot fall from a scaffold while he was working as a carpenter on a construction job for the Morganti Construction Company. He was Robert M. Stark, 30, a son of Ira M. and Jennie (Durst) Stark of Avilton. Mr. Stark was a member of Grantsville Post 214, American Legion; Carpenters Local 132, Washington, D.C., and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the Navy on the USS Forrestal. He also was a member of WOW Camp 41, Grantsville; the Lonaconing Republican Club and St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Silver Spring. Besides his parents, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Ellen (Wiland) Stark; three daughters, Carrie Stark , Vicki Stark and Jennifer Stark, all at home; a brother, Ray E. Stark, Avilton; a sister, Mrs. Jeanne Turner, Cumberland, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Nellie Durst LaVale. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg, tomorrow at 11 a.m. and interment will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Avilton. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 8:15 p.m. Graveside military rites will be accorded by Post 214 American Legion.
The Cumberland News, June 27, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 17, 2012


STARK, Mrs. Sarah Morgan
 
Mrs. Sarah (Morgan) Stark, 80, wife of John Stark, 112 Mt. Pleasant Street, died this morning in Miners Hospital after a long illness.
She was a daughter of the late William and Mary Jane[sic] (Wilcox) Morgan.  She was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Frostburg.
Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, William J. Stark of Frostburg; a daughter, Mrs. William Gordan, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Lewis, Frostburg, and Mrs. Hannah Myers, St. Albans, W. Va.; a brother, George Morgan, Detroit; seven granchildren and a great grandchild. The body will be at the Hafer Funeral Home here after 7 p.m. today.  The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m.Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Bartly Wigfield, pastor of the Assembly of God Church of Frostburg.  Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Tuesday, 25 February 1958; Cumberland Evening Times
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2011


STARK, Mrs. Viola Shives

Mrs. Viola Stark, 69, of 322 Lincoln Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, died Thursday in St. Elizabeth's Hospital there. Born in Fulton County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Alice Shives. Mrs. Stark was a member of St. Columbia Cathedral in Youngstown. Surviving are two sons, John J. Stark, Youngstown, and Charles C. Kaefer, Grantsville; six daughters, Mrs. Alice Negle, Alexandria, Va.; Mrs. Eva Crump, Hubbard, Ohio; Mrs. Margaret Spataro, Frostburg; Mrs. Ann Miller, Lonaconing; Mrs. Diana Testa, Youngstown; Mrs. Charlotte Bolyard, this city, and a brother, Theodore Shives, Youngstown. Services and interment took place Saturday in Youngstown.
The Cumberland News, April 24, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 28 , 2010


STARK, Mrs. Virginia M. Porter
 
FROSTBURG - Mrs. Virginia M Stark, 89, of 148 Maple Street, was dead on arrival Saturday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She had been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Anna Lee Brown, Myersville, when she became ill. Born in Eckhart, she was a daughter of the late Morris M.T. and Mary Ann (Rephann) Porter, and was preceded in death by her husband, David Stark. Mrs. Stark was a member of the Frostburg United Methodist Church and the Senior Citizens. Besides Mrs. Brown, she is survived by two brothers, Marshall R. Porter and Russell Porter, both of Eckhart; a sister, Mrs. Emma Bloomer, Baltimore; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 11 a.m. by Rev. Clarence A. Kaylor. Interment will be in Porter Cemetery, Eckhart. Pallbearers will be Robert Porter, James Porter, William Porter, William Bloomer, Clifton Loar and Richard Watson. Mt. Chapter 15 OES will hold a memorial at the funeral home todav al 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland News, October 3, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2012




STARKEY, Herman Francis

Herman Francis Starkey, 62, of 230 North Mechanic Street, died suddenly yesterday at his home. Born at Eckhart, he was a son of the late James and Ida (Twigg) Starkey. Mr. Starkey had been employed by the Cumberland Brewing Company and was a member of Cumberland Aerie 245, FO Eagles. Surviving are his widow, Anna Mae (Burkett) Starkey; two sons, Herman E. Starkey, Wellersburg, Pa., and William H. Starkey, Hyndman; five daughters, Mrs. Dolly M. Linton and Mrs. Lillian Logsdon, both of Cumberland; Mrs. Evelyn Dettrick, Ridgeley; Mrs. Hilda Mellott, Corriganville; Mrs. Geraldine Goss, Cresaptown; a sister, Mrs. Almeta Summers, Frostburg; 25 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Frank J. Fratto. Burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
The Cumberland News, May 20, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 30, 2010



STARKEY, Mrs. Mary Ann Harris

Frostburg- Mrs. Mary Ann (Harris) Starkey, 76, died last night at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Johnson, 54 East College Avenue.
A native of Eckhart, she was a daughter of the late William and Catherine (Cross) Harris and was the widow of Burman Starkey. She is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Walter Harden, Mt. Savage, and Mrs. John Kerr, Akron, Ohio; four sons, Albert, Russell, Robert and Leroy Starkey, all of Akron, and three sisters, Mrs. Robert Kergan, Grahamtown; Mrs. Mose Twigg, Frostburg, and Mrs. Roy Largent, Eckhart.The body was to be taken to the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Johnson, this afternoon. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. from the residence with Rev. W. Thomas Beckett, pastor of the Eckhart Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Eckhart Cemetery.
Wednesday, 31 Dec 1958; The Cumberland Evening Times
Posted March 26, 2011




STARR, F. Herbert 

F. Herbert Starr, 73, of Aurora, died Sunday at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1928, a son of the late John W. and Ann Plunket Starr at Lin¬coln, PA. Mr. Starr served in the US Army during the Korean conflict and in the US Army Reserves for nine years. He retired from 35 years of service as a dis¬patcher at Goodyear Aero¬space. He was a member of the NRA and Western Reserve Knife Association. He was affili¬ated with the Stemple Ridge United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jean Harsh Starr of Stemple Ridge; one sari, Terry Starr of Rockhill, NC; three daughters, Shirley Thomas, Aurora; Genny Casto, Dresden, OH; Debbie Krites of Fort Wayne, IN; two sisters, Deloris Collins and Stella Lampe, both of Akron, OH; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Stemple Ridge United Methodist' Church on October 16 with the Rev. Michael Ludle and former pastor, Rev. Joe Robinette offi¬ciating. Interment followed in the Stemple Ridge Cemetery.
The Preston County News; Kingwood, WV; Oct 26, 2002
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 19, 2009


STARR, Robert E.
 
Robert E. Starr Taken By Plague
Until Recently Had Been a Member of Police Force and Was an Attentive Officer
Robert E. Starr died at the State Train Hospital at 2 o'clock this morning, aged 37 years. He was a member of the Cumberland Police force at various times during the past eight years, but at the time of being taken ill, a week ago, he was a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad brakeman, having gone to work for that company about three weeks ago. He was of pleasing personality, a good officer and was well liked. As a member of the police force he was very attentive and accommodating. He lived at 26 Emily street, and is survived by his wife and four children, Helen, Catherine, Regina, and Robert E. Starr, Jr., a brother of William Starr, Canton, Ohio and George Reid, a half brother in France. Irene, a daughter, aged one year died Wednesday.
1918; Evening Times, Cumberland, MD.
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 19, 2013



STARR, William
 
William Starr, blacksmith, of this city, who left home on Sunday, Feb 28, has been found drowned in the canal below Merten's Boatyard. An inquest will be held by Judge Blocher.
March 2, 1880; Cumberland Times
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr)
Posted January 26, 2013

 
STARR, William
 
The Starr inquest verdict is accidental drowning. He was a native of Winchester, VA, working there as a blacksmith, then coming to Cumberland ten years ago. He leaves a wife a two children in dire circumstances and needing immediate relief. He was about 42 years of age.
Cumberland Times; March 4, 1880
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr)
Posted January 26, 2013



STATLER, Mrs. Iva McCullough

Friendsville, Md., April 29, - Funeral services for Mrs. Iva McCullough Statler, 55, who died Friday night at her Baltimore home were held here Sunday afternoon from the home of her sister, Mrs. Maria Guard. She was a daughter of the late State Senator John W. and Mary E. McCullough.  She was a teacher of music here for a number of years. Surviving are one son, John W., Youngstown, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Evans, Lonaconing; four brothers, Ford, Ray, Harold, and George; and three sisters, Mrs. Percy Friend, Mrs. R. E. Guard and Mrs. Paul Friend, all of Friendsville.
Source: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; April 29, 1941; page 13.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)




STAUB, Harry T.

MEYERSDALE — Harry T. Staub, 79, who served on the town council for several years, died Sunday at his residence, 251 Broadway. Born October 27, 1876, he was a son of the late William Henry and Magdalene (Beal) Staub. Mr. Staub was general manager of the Somerset Telephone Company for 17 years and supervisor of the local gas and electric company for 29 years. He served as president of the Chamber of Commerce for several years. Surviving are his widow, the former Mary Jane Bowman; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Shrock and Mrs. Verna Cover, here; Mrs. Ann Petry, Lonaconing, Md., and Mrs. Eleanor Donaldson, Hershey; a son, Harry B. Staub, Meyersdale; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Horace Hughes. Burial will take place in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 17, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 9, 2010

 



STAUB, Mrs. Mary Jane Bowman

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Mary Jane Staub, of here, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Meyersdale, Mrs. Staub was a daughter of the late Samuel and Henrietta (Lenhart) Bowman. Her husband, Harry T. Staub, preceded her in death. Mrs. Staub was a past president of the Garden Club and was a member of the Golden Age Club and Main Street Brethren Church. Surviving are a son, Harry B. Staub, of here; three daughters, Mrs. Anna Petry, Cumberland; Mrs. Verna Cover, of here, and Mrs. Eleanor Donaldson, Somerset; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Helen Schrock, Somerset; a sister, Mrs. Simon McKenzie, of here; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; The body will be at the Price Funeral Home after 7 p. m. today. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p.m. by Robert Hoffman. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, January 15, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



STAUB, Mrs. Nannie Pugh

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Nannie Pugh Staub, 79, widow of Edward C. Staub, died yesterday at her home in Meyersdale. She was born in Latrobe, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Keenan Pugh and was a former member of the staff of Hazel McGilvery Hospital here. Surviving are two sons, Frank R. Staub, Cleveland, and Edward C. Staub Jr., Meyersdale; two daughters, Mrs. Ada Thomas, Baltimore, and Mrs. Estella Byers, Monroeville, Pa.; four sisters, Mrs. Frank Carroll, Cumberland; Mrs. Nell Bolden, Meyersdale: Miss Tillie Pugh, Meyersdale; and Mrs. Stella Bryan, San Jose, Cal.; a brother, William Staub, RD 2, Meyersdale; nine grandchilden and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home, where friends will be received after 7 p.m. today. A service will be held there Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. D. C. White and burial will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, April 11, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 4, 2010




STAUP, Herbert T.

Herbert T. Staup, 66, of here, died this morning in Miner's Hospital. Born here he was a son of the late Peter and Annie (Ravenscroft) Staup.
He is survived by his widow, Norma (Lehr) Staup: a daughter, Mrs. James Miller, here; a son Russell Staup, Mentor, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Albert Grindle, here, and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral  Home where friend will be received today from 7 t 9 p.m. and from 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. tomorrow.

The Cumberland Evening Times, 25 November, 1969
(Courtesy of Lee Deetz Fasnacht)
Posted November 28, 2009

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