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BRACKEN, Mrs. Alice J. Baughman
 
Alice J. Bracken, 76, Salisbury, and formerly of Hockessin, Del., died Sept. 29, 2008, in Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born April 5, 1932, in Meyersdale, the daughter of the late Lewis and Clara (Deist) Baughman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bayard Bracken Jr.; two sisters, Mary Louise Engle and Virginia Baughman; and two brothers, Lawrence and David Ray Baughman. She is survived by two brothers, Lewis Baughman, Somerset, Carl Baughman, Lakeland, Fla.; a sister, Grace Short, Salisbury; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bracken was a waitress and a member of Hockessin Firemen’s Auxiliary. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Newman Funeral Home Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Highway, Salisbury. A service will be conducted in the funeral home at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Thomas Twigg officiating. Friends will be received at Chandler Funeral Home, Hockessin, Del., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Thomas Twigg officiating. Interment will be in Hockessin Friends Cemetery.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008, Somerset Daily American
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013



Name: John "Jack" E. Bradburn, 94, of Cumberland

Parents: Isaac M. and Edna (Stevenson) Bradburn.

DOB: November 18, 1916 in Lonaconing, MD

DOD:  Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical

Center, Cumberland, MD

Military: US Army Veterran, retiring as a Sergeant First Class, served in World

War II in Europe

Spouse: Evelyn C. Bradburn, who died on October 16, 1982

Predeceased by: parents; wife; brother PFC Isaac M. Bradburn, who died in the Korean War; sister, Lydia Reeves of Frostburg.

Survived by: sons, Isaac "Fuzz" M. Bradburn and wife Rita, Green Spring, WV, John "Jack" E. Bradburn, Jr. and wife Molly, St. Charles, IL.; sister, Betty Fazenbaker, Lonaconing 

Burial:  Inurnment, December 28, 2010, Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone.


Source: Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Lonaconing, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2014 

BRADFORD, Nellie G. Wotring
 
Nellie G. Bradford, 81, of Dagsboro, Delaware, died on Monday, December 14, 2009 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland. She was born on August 15, 1928 in Brookside, a daughter of the late Calvin S. and Hester L. Sell Wotring. She and her husband owned and operated several Sub House, Inc., restaurants in the area before her retirement. She is survived by her husband, John Bradford, Sr., three sons and spouses, John and Valerie Bradford Jr., of Millsboro, William and Sharon Bradford, of Millsboro, and Robert W. and Keri D. Bradford, of Dagsboro; two daughters and spouses, Linda D. and Ronald Lee, and Pat and Tim Eitner, both of Georgetown; four brothers, Bud and Ruby Wotring, Richard Wotring, Cecil Wotring, and Wayne and Ruth Wotring, all of West Virginia, a sister, Jesse Gnegy, of Oakland, MD, two brothers-in-law, George and Ted Bradford, two sisters-in-law, Hilda Bradford and Delores Russell; 12 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and numerous nieces. nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon K. McGinnis. and two brothers, Robert and Bubbles.
Preston County Journal, Kingwood, WV; Jan 6, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted July 7, 2010

BRADLEY, Alger

LONACONING — Alger Bradley, 65, of Beechwood Street, died yesterday at Baker VA Center, Martinsburg, W. Va. He had been in ill health for some time. A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Lincoln and Margaret (McKenzie) Bradley. Mr. Bradley was a retired employe of the Celanese Fibers Company and was a member of the Lonaconing Republican Club and the American Legion. Surviving are his widow, Leona (Grimes) Bradley; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Radick, Coatesville, Pa., and Mrs. Robert Taylor, Martinsburg; a son, Robert Bradley, Lonaconing; a step-son, William Grimes, Frostburg: four sisters, Miss Jennie Bradley and Mrs. Olive Kelly, both of Lonaconing; Mrs. Gene Eagen, Midland, and Mrs. Jerry Beeche, Cumberland: four brothers, Millard and Wilson Bradley, both of Lonaconing: Raymond Bradley, Wellsburg, and Alex Bradley, Georgia, and 10 grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Monday at 2 p.m. and burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, May 9, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 


Mrs. Freda Virginia Crowe Bradley
(Courtesy of Byron Schulten)

BRADLEY, Mrs. Freda Virginia Crowe

Westernport - Freda Virginia Bradley, 88, formerly of 441 Walnut St., Westernport passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at Moran Manor nUrsing Home, Westernport, where she had been a resident. Born Dec. 21, 1918, in Barton, she was the daughter of the late George and Wilma (Broadwater) Crowe. Her husband, Henry "Pete" Bradley, a son, Dick Bradley, two brothers Cecil and Kenneth Crowe; and a sister, Neva Monahan, also preceded her in death. Mrs. Bradley was a homemaker and seamstress. She was a member of Walnut Bottom Assembly of God Church, and a former member of the Westernport Senior Citizens. Her joy in life was her family that she truly loved. She leaves behind a daughter, Carolyn Sue Tichnell and husband Robert of Backbone Mountain; a son, Stephen Bradley and wife Kim, of Westernport; a sister, Pearl Kanto of Ocala, Fla; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends as the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. Following the viewing, funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. George Tichnel and the Rev. Norman Via officiating. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale.
Cumberland Times-News; Monday, February 19, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 20, 2013


Name: James Robert "Bob" Bradley, 68, of 408 Greenfield Lane, Swanton, MD
 
Parents: James and Bertha (Pollock) Bradley
 
DOB: January 31, 1936, in Barton, MD
 
DOD: Sunday, September 26, 2004, at his home
 
Spouse: Grace E. (Maxwell) Bradley
 
Predeceased by: parents
 
Survived by: wife; sons, Robert Scott Bradley and wife Janelia, Winchester, VA;

Jason Pallucci and wife Theresa, Frostburg, MD; Jeffrey Pallucci and wife

Brenda, Las Vegas, NV; Joseph Pallucci and wife Sherry, Little Rock, AR;

daughter, Julie Ann Bradley, Fairmont, WV; brother, William Bradley and wife

Gilberta, Barton, MD
 
Burial: September 29, 2004, Restlawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale, MD
 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 6, 2014

 BRADLEY, Miss Jennie

Lonaconing - Jennie Bradley, 80, died yesterday at Miner's Hospital, Frostburg. She was the daughter of the late Lincoln and Barbara (McKenzie) Bradley. She was a member of the Daughters of America, Royal Neighbors and Goodwill Fire Company Auxillary. Survivors include one son, Walter Bradley, Frostburg; three sisters, Mrs. Jerry Beeche, Cumberland; Mrs. Olive Kelly, here; Mrs. Jean Eagan, Midland; four brothers, Raymond Bradley, Wellsburg, W Va; Alex Bradley, Atlanta, GA; Millard and Wilson Bradley, Lonaconing; one grandchild and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday with Rev John McClain officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Tuesday, March 10, 1970 - pg 6, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 11, 2010

 


 

BRADLEY, John McGimpsey 

"John McGimpsey Bradley, 73, died yesterday at his home in Barton after an illness of a month. A native of Barton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Marth (McGimpsey) Bradley and was a retired mine foreman. He retired in 1953 from the Althouse Coal Company. Mr. Bradley was a member of the Barton Town Council. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Marcella (Footen) Bradley; three sons, James Bradley, Piedmont; Joseph Bradley, Washington, and Leo Bradley, Barton; four daughters, Mrs. Madeleine Miller and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Barton; Mrs. Michael Lannon, Piedmont, and Mrs. Cyril Burns, Baltimore; two brothers, Joseph Bradley and Dewey Bradley, both of Barton; and 13 grandchildren. The body is at the residence where services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Westernport."
"The Cumberland Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Sunday 17 Mar 1963
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 29, 2009

 


BRADLEY, Joseph
 
"After a prolonged illness consequent upon miners' asthma, long ago acquired, Joseph Bradley, aged 59 years, died at his home in Barton yesterday.  He became quite ill nearly seven months ago, and his decline was permanent and hastened the end.  Deceased was a long-time resident of Barton and leaves a widow and five children, all grown, as follows:  Mrs. A. L. Frenzel and Mrs. Miller, of Barton, and Mrs. Green, of Frostburg; Miss Agnes Bradley, at home and Messrs. Joseph, John and James Bradley, all of Barton; he is survived also by the following brothers and sisters: Messrs Samuel, John, Benjamin and James Bradley and Mrs. Mary McCarmack, and Mrs. LeRoy Foy, all of Barton.  Deceased was a cousin to Messrs. William B. and James Bradley; Mrs. Rebecca Jones, Mrs. John Heron and Mrs. Barbara Robinson, of this place, and Mr. JP Bradley, of Ridgely, W. Va., and Mrs. Eliza Meek, of Cumberland, all former residents of Lonaconing."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 21 July 1914
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 26, 2012

BRADLEY, Joseph L.
 
"Joseph L. Bradley, 88, died Wednesday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, where he had been a patient eight weeks.   A native of Barton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Martha (Majimsey-sic) Bradley.  He was a retired coal miner and was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel (Beard) Bradley.  Surviving are one son, Edward Bradley, Keyser; one daughter, Mrs. William M. Jackson, Keyser, with whom he resided, one brother, Dewey Bradley, Barton; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  The body is at the Boal Memorial Chapel...a service will be conducted there tomorrow by Rev. Ronald Pritchard. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow."
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, May 16, 1969
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted October 19, 2013


BRADLEY, Mrs. Leona R. Grimes
 
LONACONING - Leona R. Bradley, 96, formerly of 67 Douglas Avenue, Lonaconing, died Saturday, June 28, 1997, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.  Born May 21, 1901, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Margaret (Shea) Grimes. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Alger L. Bradley, on May 8, 1964; one son, William L. Grimes; one granddaughter; and three grandsons.  Mrs. Bradley was of the Catholic faith. She was a member of the Senior Citizens of Georges Creek, Lonaconing, and Senior Citizens of Barton and Martinsburg, W.Va., Lonaconing Republican Club, and the American Legion James P. Love Post No. 92 Ladies Auxiliary.  Surviving are one son Robert K. Bradley, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; two daughters, Helen Ann Redick, Coatesville, Pa., and Jean L. Taylor, Martinsburg, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, 8 East Main St., Lonaconing, on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.  Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. with Sister Marietta Culhane, O.S.F., Pastoral Life Director, officiating.  Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.  A Christian wake service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
June 28, 1997 - Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 10, 2013


BRADLEY, Lincoln

Lonaconing, Md., July 15 — Lincoln Bradley, 70, veteran miner of the George's Creek region, died today at 6:30 a. m., from a heart attack. He had been in ill health 11 years. A son of the late George and Mary Ann Bradley, who came from Nova Scotia, Mr. Bradley lived here all his life. He was a member of the Junior Order United American Mechanics. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Margaret McKenzie Bradley, and these children: Jennie Bradley, at home; Mrs. Dennis Kelly, Mrs. Eugene Eagan, Lonaconing; Mrs. Jerry Beeche, Cumberland; George Bradley, Wellsburg, Pa.; Alice Bradley, Eastpoint, Ga., and Millard, Wilson, Alger and Walter Bradley, Lonaconing. There are 20 grandchildren. Mr. Bradley was a brother of Miss Emma Bradley, Lonaconing, and Thomas Bradley, Long Beach, Cal.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 15, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 5, 2010

 


 

BRADLEY, Mrs. Martha Jane McGimpsey

"Mrs. Martha Jane {nee McGimpsey} Bradley, 82, widow of Joseph Bradley, died this morning at her home in Barton. Born in Ireland, she came to Barton as a child and resided there since. She was a member of Barton Presbyterian Church. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Sinclair Miller, Mrs. Harrison Kyle and Mrs. Floyd Russell; four sons, James, Joseph, John and Dewey, all of Barton: a sister, Mrs. Mary Ann Logsdon, Barton, and two half sisters, Mrs. William Snyder and Miss Nell McCutcheon, Washington. There are also 36 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren."
Cumberland Times, Cumberland, Maryland; 20 Feb 1942
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 5, 2011

 


 

BRADLEY, Millard

LONACONING - Millard (Goat) Bradley, 77, of Detmold Street, died yesterday at his residence. A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Lincoln and Margaret (McKenzie) Bradley. His first wife, Barbara Ann (Beeman) Bradley, preceded him in death. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of James P. Love American Legion Post. Surviving are his widow, Marcella (Donald) Bradley; five daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Davis, Wiley Ford; Mrs. Robert Donaldson, Pekin; Mrs. Earl Stafford, here; Mrs. Richard Clark, Barton; and Miss Betty Lou Bradley, at home; four sons, Philmore Bradley, Conneaut, Ohio; Harvey Bradley, Ridgeley, W. Va.; Donald Bradley, here; William R. Bradley, Bowling Green; two sisters, Mrs. Olive Kelly, here, Mrs. Gene Egan, Midland; three brothers, Wilson Bradley, here; Alec Bradley, East Point, Ga., and Raymond Bradley, Wellsburg, W. Va.; 22 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. John McClain will officiate and burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, March 26, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BRADLEY, Mrs. Phoebe

"Aged Lady Dead at Barton--Mrs. Phoebe Bradley, aged about 84 years, died last night at 10 o'clock at her home in Barton.  The deceased was the widow of the late Joseph Bradley, and had been ill for a long time.  She is survived by five sons and two daughters, as follows: Joseph, Samuel, Benjamin, John and Mrs. Leonard [sic-Leander] Foye, all of Barton, and Mrs. James Carmack, of Pittsburg[sic]."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland 24 Apr 1909
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 5, 2011


BRADLEY, Mrs. Phoebe

"The pallbearers at the funeral of Mrs. Phoebe Bradley, in Barton, Sunday afternoon were: William Russell, Henry and Ernest Creutzberg, Theophilus George, August Frenzel and James McDonald. It was a large funeral and fully 25 carriages were filled with the relatives of the deceased. Rev. William Anthony of the Barton M.E. Church conducted funeral services at the house, assisted by his choir. Interment was made in Laurel Hill."
The Cumberland Times, Cumberland, Maryland 27 Apr 1909
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 5, 2011


BRADLEY, Mrs. Rebecca Miller
 
AGED RIDGELEY WOMAN DIES AS RESULT OF FALL
Mrs. James G. Bradley, 77, Was Native of Lonaconing and Belonged to Lodge Here
A fall at her home in Ridgeley, W. Va., about five weeks ago, resulted in the death at 9 a. m. today in Allegany Hospital of Mrs. Rebecca Bradley, 77, widow of James G. Bradley. The elderly woman, whose home was at 17 Mineral street, suffered a broken hip in the fall and had been in the hospital ever since Mrs. Bradley, a native of Lonaconing, was a daughter of the late Samuel and Ann Miller, Her husband died 13 years ago after they had resided in Ridgeley close to 20 years.  Mrs. Bradley belong to the Episcopal Church and was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America, this city.   Four daughters survive: Mrs. Robert Marshall and Mrs. Edward Humphrey, Lonaconing; Mrs. James McFadden, Ridgeley, and Mrs. Marshall Van Meter, Cresaptown. A foster son, Robert Bradley, Ridgeley, also survives."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Sat 28 Sept 1940
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 2, 2013

 

BRADLEY, Mrs. Tillie Strube

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Tillie Bradley, 74, of 68 Linden Street, died yesterday at Chamgaign (Illinois) Hospital. She had been in failing health the past three years. A native of here, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Nellie (McGregor) Strube, and was the widow of Jenkin Bradley, who died in November 1959. Surviving are two children by a previous marriage, Mrs. Donald C. Richardson, Champaign, with whom she had resided since January; a son, John D. Dooley, Richmond, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Ellen Matthews, Corriganville, and three grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. George L. Wehler officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, July 10, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 10, 2010




BRADLEY, Wilson Lowe
 
LONACONING - Wilson Lowe Bradley, 85, of 18 Douglas Avenue, was dead on arrival Tuesday at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Lonaconing on Sept. 10, 1901, he was the son of the late Lincoln and Margaret (McKenzie) Bradley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva (McCormick) Bradley. Mr. Bradley was retired from the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Cumberland, and a member of Georges Creek Senior Citizens. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Connor, Lonaconing; one brother, Walter Bradley, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Eagan, Midland, and Mrs. Olive Kelly, Lonaconing. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn - McKenzie Funeral Home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. by Dr. Leslie Miles. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the Georges Creek Rescue Squad or the Frostburg Nursing Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 17, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2012


BRADY, Miss Angela M.

FROSTBURG - Miss Angela M. Brady, 81, of 12 Welsh Street, died Thursday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where she had been admitted Sunday. She was born here, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Beane) Brady. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality. Miss Brady retired in 1960 as principal of Pullen School on the campus of Frostburg State College and was a member of Allegany County Retired Teachers Association.  She is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Frank Greco and Mrs. Leo Grimm, both of here, and a nephew, John Lyons, Cumberland. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Michael's building fund. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Church, with interment in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, July 26, 1975 - pg 8, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 21, 2011



 

BRADY, Mrs. Anna Moran

Frostburg, Oct 29—Mrs. Thomas Brady, aged 62 years, died at her home at 123 Centre street, yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, following one week's illness of heart disease. Before marriage she was Miss Annie Moran and had been a resident of Frostburg practically all her life. She was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church. Besides her husband, three sons, Edward and Clarence Brady, Pittsburgh; Frank Brady, this place; six daughters, Mrs. George Connars, Elkins, W. Va.; Mrs. Katharine McKenna, Mrs. Frank Powers, Mrs. Edward Smith, Mrs. Adam Kalbaugh and Miss Anna Brady, ail of Frostburg, and one sister, Mrs. Morgan, of Westernport, survive. Funeral services will be conducted from St. Michael's Catholic Church Wednesday morning at 9:00 o'clock by Rev James Quinn, with burial in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Monday, October 29, 1923 - pg 14, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 7, 2010

BRADY, Mrs. Anna Moran

Frostburg. Nov. 1—The funeral of Mrs. Anna Brady, wife of Thomas Brady, who died Sunday morning at her home on Center street, following an illness of one week, was held Wednesday morning from Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Rev. James Quinn. pastor, celebrated the mass of requiem, and Father Scarpali, Barton, was present in the sanctuary.
Mrs. Mary Cronley sang "Ave Maria," and Miss Anna Comer sang "One Sweetly Solemn Thought" The funeral was largely attended. Burial was in Saint Michael's Cemetery.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Thursday, November 1, 1923 - pg 14, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 7, 2010

 


 

BRADY, Barney

Frostburg - Barney Brady, aged 50 years, unmarried, was killed by a Cumberland Pennsylvania railroad engine which was shifting cars near the Consol mine at Eckhart at midnight last night.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010

BRADY, Edward T.
 
Cresson, Pa, May 2 - Edward T Brady, 74, died this morning at the rectory of St Francis Xavier Catholic Church following a prolonged illness.  Born in Broadtop, Pa on August 18, 1866, he was the son of the late James T and Ellen (Reynolds) Brady.  He was manager of various meat markets in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania some years ago.  Besides his wife, Mrs Anna (Welch) Brady, he is survived by a brother, the Very Rev John J Brady, permanent pastor of St Francis Xavier Catholic Church and former rector of SS Phillip and James' Church, Meyersdale; a daughter, Mrs A B McGarey, Fairmont, WV and a grandson, Edward Gillpin, Fairmont.  He was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Piedmont, W Va.  The Brady family conducted the Brady House at Lonaconing, Md for many years.  Funeral mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m.  Monday at St Francis Xavier church here and interment in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, May 2, 1941 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013

BRADY, Miss Ella V.
 
Lonaconing, Md - Sept 7 - Miss Ella V Brady, manager of the Brady Hotel here for 35 years, died this morning after a long illness.  Born in New York, she came with her parents, the late James T and Ellen Brady to Lonaconing when she was between three and four years old.  She taught school for a number of years.  Surviving are two brother, the very Rev John J Brady and Edward J Brady both of Cresson, Pa.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, September 7, 1938 - pg 10, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013


BRADY, Francis Peter

Francis Peter 'Sam' Brady, 67, formerly of Cumberland, was found dead Thursday in his apartment at 2811 39th St, NW, Washington. A former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company employe, he was a life member of Cumberland Lodge 63, BPO Elks. Mr. Brady left here in 1935. His wife, Mildred, daughter of the late Peter and Cecelia (Broderick) Kenney died July 18th in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda. She was a native of Frostburg. Survivors include a brother, Owen J Brady of Mayfair, Nev; two sisters, Miss Margaret L Brady and Mrs Katherine Sell, Miami, Fla and a brother-in-law, Stephen L Kenney, Frostburg; one niece and two nephews.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, September 1, 1966 - pg 12, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 6, 2011


BRADY, Francis Peter

BRADY SERVICES
A requiem mass for Francis P. (Sam) Brady, 67, formerly of Cumberland, who died Tuesday in Washington, will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Calhollc Church, Frostburg. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers, all members of Cumberland Loge 63, BPOE Elks will be: Harry Landis, James Yarnall, C R Hipsley, Edward P Martz, W. T. Beeche and Richard Workman.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, September 2, 1966 - pg 11, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 6, 2011


BRADY, James T.
 
A Well Known Hotel Man Dies at Lonaconing Saturday Afternoon
Mr James T Brady, the well known and popular proprietor of the Brady House, died at his residence Lonaconing, Saturday afternoon, after a long and painful illness.  The cause of his death was pneumonia complicated by Bright's disease.  Mr Brady was well and favorably known to almost everyone in the county and was well patronized by the traveling public.  He went to Lonaconing from Pennsylvania about the year 1865 where he resided up to the time of his death.  A useful citizen, kind and generous hearted, a good husband and loving parent, he has gone to reap his reward in the great beyond.  He was about 65 years old and leaves a wife and seven children to mourn their loss. The names of the children are: Misses Nellie, Mary and Kate Brady; Messrs Edward, John and Joseph Brady and Mrs John Byrnes of Midland.  The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock and the interment will be in Oakhill cemetery, at Lonaconing.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, January 14, 1895 - pg 9, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013



BRADY, John

JOHN BRADY DEAD
Frostburg, Md., Dec. 29 — John Brady, 12 Welsh street, died late yesterday afternoon following old age complications over a period of two years. He had been bedfast for eighteen months.   Mr. Brady was a member of St. Michael's Catholic church. He was born in Eckhart. Following coal mining for many years he retired six years ago. Surviving is his widow, Mrs. Mary Brady, two sons, Joseph and John Brady, local contractors and two daughters, Mrs. Loretta Lyons and Miss Angela Brady, all of Frostburg. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, December 29, 1927 - pg 10, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 21, 2011


BRADY, Rev. John J Brady
 
Rev John J Brady, age 70, pastor of St Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Cresson, died at 5:40 o'clock Saturday afternoon in Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient since April 1.  He was one of the few irremovable priests of the Altoona Diocese.  He was born September 29, 1872 in Lonaconing, Md, the son of James T and Ellen (Reynolds) Brady and educated at St Charles College, Ellicott City, Md and Mt St Mary's Seminary, Emmittsburg, Md.  On June 7, 1904, he was ordained in St John's pro-cathedral, Altoona by Bishop Eugene A Garvey.  His first assignment was as assistant pastor at St Joseph's Church in Renovo, from 1906 to 1911 he was pastor of St Michael's Church, Salisbury, Somerset County.  From 1911 to 1933, he served as pastor in SS Philip and James' Church at Meyersdale, being name from there to the pastorate of St Francis Xavier, Cresson.  He is survived only by nieces and nephews.  The body will be transferred to the church tomorrow and the funeral will be Wednesday morning at 9:45 o'clock at St Francis Xavier, Cresson with interment in St Francis Xavier cemetery.  The Priest's Choir will sing the mass.  Offices of the Dead will be chanted at 9:45 a.m. followed by a Pontifical Mass by Most Rev. Richard T Gullfoyle, D D.  Other officers of the mass will be Rev Joseph D O'Leary, assistant priest; Rev Innocent Strittmatter of Cresson and Rev Phillip Curran of Lilly, deacons of honor; Rev Murtagh Nolan, deacon of the mass; Rev Eugene O M Bradley, subdeacon; Rev John C O'Leary and Rev Edward McConnell, masters of ceremonies; and the sermon by Rev I J Denny.
Altoona Mirror; Altoona, Blair Co, Pennsylvania. Monday, May 10, 1943 - pg 16, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013


BRADY, John J.

Frostburg - John J Brady, 61, died yesterday at the Gateway Convalescent Home, Hagerstown. He had been in ill health for some time. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Darby and Marcella (Scally) Brady. He was a member of St Michael's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are a sister, Mrs Marcella Wells, Baltimore; a brother, William J Brady, Pittsburgh and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home here, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. today at St Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 8 p.m. Pallbearers will be Leo, Joseph and Francis Brady, William Glorious, Edward Flanigan and James Flanigan.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, October 4, 1961 - pg 16, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 16, 2012



BRADY, John M.

KILLED AT CROSSING
Frostburg Man Run Down By Train At Strasburg, Va., Where He Had Farm;
Frostburg, Feb. 17—John M. Brady, son of the late John and Mary A. Brady, lifetime residents of Frostburg, was instantly killed Thursday afternoon when his car was struck by a passenger train on the Southern Railroad at a crossing five miles south of Strasburg, Va. Mr. Brady's car was completely demolished. Mr. Brady was a member of Brady Bros., a construction firm of Frostburg and Washington, a business in which he had been engaged for many years. His firm built many roads in Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia. Mr. Brady also owned and operated a poultry farm near Strasburg. Mr. Brady and his brother, Joseph M. Brady have maintained a residence at the Cairo Hotel, Washington, for the past three years but were frequent visitors to their aged mother, who resided on Welsh street until her death about six weeks ago. Joseph M. Brady left Washington immediately after receiving word of the tragic death of his brother and will accompany the body to Frostburg, today. Mr. Brady was a devout member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church and a member of the Frostburg Lodge. No. 470, B. P. O. Elks. He took great interest in Democratic politics. He was unmarried and besides his brother, he is survived by two sisters. Mrs. John Lyons and Miss Angela Brady, Frostburg. Funeral services will be held from the St. Michael's Church, Monday at 9:30 a. m. Interment will be in the family lot in the St. Michael's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, February 17, 1933 - pg 8, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 21, 2011
 



BRADY, Joseph

FROSTBURG —A requiem mass or Joseph Brady, 62, who died Sunday in Washington, where he resided, was celebrated yesterday at Michael's Catholic Church here, Rev. Raymond Bean, of Siena College, Louderville, N. Y., officiated and interment was in the parish cemetery. Parish clergymen who were in the sanctuary during the mass included Rev. Patrick J. Bradley, pastor; Rev. Francis E. Montgomery, administrator, and Rev. Regis F. Larkin, assistant pastor. Pallbearers were Maxwell Mathias, Michael Byrnes, William Lemmert, Martin Rooney, Joseph Condon.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, May 1, 1952 - pg 24, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 30, 2011


 

BRADY, Mrs. Marcella Skally

MRS DARBY BRADY LAID TO REST
Frostburg - Nov 7 - The funeral of Mrs Darby Brady who died Tuesday evening at the home of relatives in Baltimore while visiting there, was held Friday morning from St Michael's Catholic church. Rev Joseph P Nolan, Lonaconing, a former assistant priest at St Michael's church and a friend of the family was celebrant of the solemn requiem mass. Rev Patrick J Bradley S T B was deacon and Rev Joseph J Deppe, sub-deacon and Rev James Quinn, pastor of St Michael's church was present in the sanctuary. At the conclusion of the absolution, Miss Mary Cronly, sang 'Face to Face'. Interment was in the church cemetery. The pallbearers were: John, Raymond and Frank Skally and Clarence Brady all of Pittsburgh; Sylvester Burke, Cumberland, and Frank Nairn, Frostburg. The flower-bearers were Thomas McKernan, William J. Donohue, James Skelly and John Kane. Mrs, Brady was well known and her funeral was largely attended by friends and relatives from Pittsburgh, Detroit, Baltimore, Mt Savage, Cumberland, Piedmont, Lonaconing and other places. Her death was caused by an attack of double-pneumonia and a slight stroke of paralysis. Mrs Brady was a woman of most pleasing personality and very charitable.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, November 7, 1925 - pg 6, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 2, 2011




BRADY, Miss Mary A.
 
Lonaconing, Md - Jan 8 - Miss Mary A Brady, who, with her only sister, Ella Brady, conducted the Brady House, Lonaconing's only hotel, died this morning at Miner's hospital, where she was taken Tuesday night.  She had been ill for some time.  She was 73.  The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from St Mary's Catholic church with her brother, the Very Rev John J Brady, pastor of the Catholic Church at Cresson, Pa, and former pastor at Meyersdale as celebrant.  Burial will be in St Mary's Seminary(sic).  A daughter of the late James P and Ellen Brady, she was born in New York city.  The family moved to Broad Top, Pa, residing there several years and then located in Lonaconing, where Miss Brady's father conducted the Brady House for many years, the daughters succeeding to the management upon his death.  Miss Brady was educated at the Academy of Visitation, Frederick, Md.  She is survived by one other brother, Edward J Brady, Cresson, Pa.  A brother, Joseph, who had a wide reputation as an amateur minstrel, assisting in many benefit shows, died some years ago.  Mrs C Rodney Crowe and Edward J Graney, niece and nephew, reside at the Brady House. 
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, January 8, 1936 - pg 8, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013


BRADY, Mrs. Mary A. Beane
 
Frostburg, Md Jan 14 - Funeral services for Mrs Mary A Brady, aged 83, widow of John Brady, who died early Thursday morning at her home, 12 Welsh St of infirmities, were conducted from St Michael's Catholic Church, Saturday at 9:30 a.m.  The Rev John Beane, Pittsburgh, nephew of Mrs Brady was celebrant of the low requiem mass and delivered the sermon and eulogy.  Father Beane spoke of the Christian virtues of Mrs Brady who was a devout member of the church.  Rev Dr William E Kelley, pastor of St Peter's Church, Hancock; Rev Joseph P Nolan and Rev Joseph A Weber, pastor and assistant pastor of St Michael's church were in the sanctuary.  The Junior choir sang a number of hymns and burial was in St. Michael's cemetery. The funeral service was largely attended.  The pallbearers were: William J. Dailey, John McGraw and Charles Gross, Cumberland and Frank Flannagan, Jerome Thompson and Frank Spates, Sr, Frostburg.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co., Md., January 15, 1933 - pg. 12, col. 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 25, 2013


BRADY, Mrs. Mildred Kenney

FROSTBURG - Mrs Mildred Brady, 57, wife of Frank P Brady, Washington, died yesterday in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Cecelia (Broderick) Kenney. Also surviving are four sisters: Mrs Ronald Liller, Fort Lauderdale, Fla; Mrs William Hayden, Havre de Grace; Miss Mary Jo Kenney, Reno, Nev; Mrs John L Thomas, Catonville and three brothers, Thomas Kenney, Eckhart; Stephen Kenney and Robert Kenney both of Frostburg. The body will be returned to the Hafer Funeral Home, 60 West Main St, where friends will be received tomorrow from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. The rosary will be recited there tomorrow at 8:30 p. m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, July 19, 1966 - pg 14, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 6, 2011


BRADY, Owen J.

Owen J Brady, 72, of 317 Memorial Avenue, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for 10 days. A native of Elk Garden, he was a son of the late Owen J and Anna M (Hines) Brady. Twice married, both wives, Mary (Houck) Brady and Della (Swisher) Brady preceded him in death. Formerly employed as a superintendent in the engineering department at Celanese Fibers company, he retired 10 years ago, after 33 years service. He had resided in Mesa, AZ five years before returning to Cumberland last month. He was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Surviving are two sons, William P Brady, city and Owen J Brady, Phoenix, Az; two sisters, Mrs Katherine Sell and Miss Margaret Brady, Miami, Fla and seven grandchildren. The body is at the Kite Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 9 a.m. in St Patrick's Catholic Church and interment will be in SS Peter and Paul's cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8:15 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, November 14, 1967 - pg 10, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 13, 2012



BRADY, Miss Rose

Aged Frostburger Dies Suddenly In Kitchen
Frostburg, Nov. 24—Miss Rose Brady, an aged resident, died yesterday at 4 p. m., following a heart attack at the home of her nephew, DeSales Colgan, Mt. Pleasant street. Miss Brady had helped prepare the Thanksgiving dinner. Shortly after eating dinner, she sat down in a chair and went to sleep. She awoke and went to the kitchen to get a drink of water and dropped over. She died instantly. A native of Eckhart Mines, and a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Brady, she had resided in Cumberland for many years, coming :o Frostburg a number of years ago to reside with her nephew. She is survived by a brother. Peter Brady, Detroit, Mich., and a sister, Sister Marianna, at Sacred Heart College, Louisville, Ky. Miss Brady was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Services will be held Monday at 9:30 a. m. at St. Michael's with interment in the parish cemetery. The body will remain at the Colgan residence until the funeral hour.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, November 23, 1944 - pg 18, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 17, 2011


BRADY, Thomas

THOMAS BRADY, FORMER MINER, DIES AT 65
Frostburg, Md., May 12,—Thomas Brady, aged 65 years, died at his home at 123 Center street, this morning' at 8 o'clock from complications. He was born in Vale Summit and until his retirement several years ago worked, in the coal mines on the Georges Creek. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. George Connors, Elkins, W. Va.; Mrs. Katherine McKernan, Mrs. Frank Powers, Mrs. Adam Kalbaugh, this city; Mrs. Edward Smith, Pittsburgh; Miss Anna Brady and Frank Brady at home; Clarence and Edward Brady, Charleroi, Pa.; and one nephew, Thomas McKernan, who resides at the Brady home.
Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, May 12, 1931 - pg 9, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 8, 2012


BRADY, William J. Sr.

FROSTBURG — William J. Brady Sr., Swissvale, Pa., a former resident, died there June 19 at Oakland Hospital. He was a son of the late Darby and Marcella Brady. A veteran of World War I he was employed at Westinghouse Company for many years. Surviving is his widow, Mary (Brennan) Brady; four sons, William, Darby, and John Brady, all of Pittsburgh, and Thomas Brady, San Francisco, and one sister, Mrs. Marcella B. Wells, Baltimore. Requiem mass was celebrated at St. Anslem Catholic Church, Swissvale.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, June 29, 1962 - pg 18, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 16, 2012




BRAFFORD,  Vause

HARDY COUNTY NEWS -  Vause, the 13 year old son of Jas Brafford, died recently at his home near Williamsport, of pneumonia. Another daughter is very ill with the same disease.
Keyser Tribune, June 2, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010

 


 

BRAILER, Francis J.

MT. SAVAGE - Francis J. Brailer, 52, died yesterday at Western Maryland Hospital, Hagerstown, where he had been a patient since February 22. He had been in ill health the past three years. He was born in Baltimore, a son of the late Rose Ann Brailer. A retired spinner for Celanese Fibers Company, he was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his widow, Mary Jo (Malloy) Brailer; three daughters, Mrs. Bernadette Morgan, here; Mrs. Margaret Murphy, Rockville, and Miss Rose Marie Brailer, at home; three sons, Francis J. Brailer, Silver Spring; William P., Frostburg; and Michael E. Brailer, here, and six grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received Saturday and Sunday from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, April 8, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BRAILER, Francis Jerome

MT. SAVAGE—Francis Jerome "Jerry" Brailer, 49, husband of Mrs. Alma (Williams) Brailer, died suddenly last night while working in the stores department at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company plant, Cumberland. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, said death was attributed to a heart condition. Mr. Brailer was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Brailer, Mt. Savage. Besides his widow, he leaves three children, Mary Brailer, at home; James Brailer, serving with the U. S. Army at Camp Lee, Va., and Mrs. Allen Robinson, Mt. Savage; five brothers, Thomas and Davis Brailer, Cumberland; Augustine Brailer, Silver Spring; Ambrose Brailer, Akron, Ohio, and Joseph Brailer, Mt. Savage; three sisters, Rose Brailer, at home; Margaret Brailer, Cresaptown, and Veronica Brailer, Mt. Savage, and one grandchild. The body is at the home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 4, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BRAILER, John Henry

John Henry Brailer, 83, New Row, Mt. Savage, died yesterday at Miners Hospital, Frostburg. Born in Mt. Savage, he was the son of the late George C. and Emma (Durbin) Brailer. His wife, Julia M. Brailer, preceded him in death. He was a retired carpenter pattern maker and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church Mt. Savage. Surviving are one son, Cletus C. Brailer, Mt. Savage; three daughters, Mrs. Alberta Geary Bel Air, Mrs. Ralph Brown Cumberland, and Mrs. Francis King, Mt. Savage, a brother George C. Brailer, Martinsburg; a sister, Mrs. Jennie Kreitzburg, Cumberland; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and until 9 p.m. Saturday at 3 p.m. the body will be taken to St. Patrick's Cemetery, Mt. Savage, for a graveside service and interment. A funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick's Church in Mt Savage Monday at 8 a.m.
The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, May 25, 1967 - pg 16, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 30, 2010

 

BRAILER, Mrs. Rosaline M. Byrnes
 
Mrs Rosaline M Brailer, 67, of R D #1, Ridgeley, died today in Memorial Hospital. A native of Midland, she was the daughter of the Michael and Rosemary(sic) (Nolan) Byrnes. She was preceded in death by her husband, David L Brailer. Mrs Brailer was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church. Surviving are three daughters: Mrs Delores Simmons, this city, and Mrs Mary Ellen O'Donnell, Catonsville; Mrs Rose Ann Cottrill, Ridgeley; seven grandchildren and two great grandchild. The body will be at the Scarpelli Funeral Home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., March 21, 1977 - pg 4, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 29, 2012


Name: Clementine Willetts Brain, 94, of Frostburg, MD
 
Parents: Thomas and Agnes (Shaw) Pearce
 
DOB: March 24, 1913, in Frostburg, MD
 
DOD: Monday, May 7, 2007, at Frostburg Village Nursing Center
 
Spouses: Blaine A. Willetts and Earl F. Brain
 
Predeceased by: parents; husbands; sisters, Otilia Huffer, Elisabeth Thayer, and Marie Witte
 
Survived by: daughter, Dr. Sandra Willetts, Florida; sons, John B. Willetts, Baltimore, MD; Richard M. Willetts, Frostburg, MD
 
Memorial Service: May 20, 2007; Mrs. Willetts-Brain was a body donor

 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 14, 2014


BRAITHWAIT, Mrs.

Mrs. Braithwait, wife of T. J. Braithwait, a miner living near Piedmont, who has been in the Hoffman Hospital here for some days taking treatment for typhoid fever, died last night. The body was taken home today and interment will be tomorrow. Besides her husband, she is survived by six children, one of whom, a little girl, is here in the hospital, also suffering from typhoid fever. The husband and father has been working hard everyday and then coming here at night to see often the sick with exceptional faithfulness.
Mineral Daily News, March 20, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 29, 2010

BRAITHWAIT, Mrs.

Mrs. Braithwait, wife of T. J. Braithwait, a miner living near Piedmont, who has been in the Hoffman Hospital for some days taking treatment for typhoid fever, died Wednesday night. The body was taken home for interment.
Keyser Tribune, March 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 29, 2010

 


 

BRAITHWAITE, Mrs. Mary Margaret Shimer

Westernport - Mary Margaret Braithwaite, 88 of Moran Manor Nursing Home, Westernport, formerly of 124 Green St., Westernport, died Wednesday July 3, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born Nov. 1, 1913, at Black Oak, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Nellie (Brant) Shimer. Her husband, Paul H. Braithwaite in 1982, also preceded her in death.She was the last survivor of her immediate family. Mrs. Braithwaite was a homemaker.She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, McCoole. Surviving is her son, Paul Tom Braithwaite and wife Debbie of Westernport; two grandsons, Roger N. Braithwaite of the United States Navy, Norfolk, Va., and Paul M. Braithwaite of Westernport; one great-granddaughter, Caitlyn McGregor of LaVale, and a niece and two nephews. At Mrs. Braithwaite's request, her body was cremated. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport is in charge of arrangements.
Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 Posted August 22, 2010

 


 

BRANDT,  Howard B.

Howard B. Brandt, 60, of Ellerslie, Md., formerly of Bedford County, died Friday, December 21, in Ellerslie. He was born Sept. 20, 1891, in Dividing Ridge, where he made his home for many years, and was a son of the late Samuel and Margaret Saruer Brandt. He was married to the former Hazel Harris, who survives. He was employed by Kelly Springfield. Surviving in addition to his wife, are three children, Donald, Walter and Mrs. Bruce Ritchey, all of Ellerslie, and two step children, Robert Edwards and Mrs. Floyd Logsdon, also of Ellerslie; eight grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Albert Arnold, of Somerset. He was a member of the Evangelical Church. Funeral services Monday, Dec. 24 at 2:30 p. m. at Zeigler's Funeral Home, Hyndman, the Rev. Charles Raley officiating.
The Bedford Gazette, Bedford, December 24, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

BRANDT, Mrs. Marie Bridget Manley
 
ELLERSLIE - Marie Bridget Brandt, 70, of Ellerslie, died Friday, Dec. 26, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland.  Born May 6, 1927, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Patrick L. and Helen C. (Burns) Manley. Mrs. Brandt was a homemaker. She was a graduate of Beall High School and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cumberland. Mrs. Brandt was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Donald H. Brandt; one son, Donald P. Brandt, Ellerslie; two daughters, Rosemarie Raymond and husband Rodney, Cumberland, and Michele Knotts and husband George, Ellerslie; one sister, Eileen Wilson and husband William, Medina, Ohio; three grandchildren, Megan M. Raymond, G. Lucas Knotts, and Kristin M. Knotts; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas R. Bevan as celebrant. Entombment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family requests that contributions be made to the Ellerslie Ambulance service. 
abt. Friday, Dec. 26, 1997; Maryland Obituary Collection @ Genealogy Buff
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 10, 2013


BRANNON, Mrs. Elizabeth Farrell
 
Mt. Savage. Dec. 20.—Mrs. Elizabeth Brannon, 79, widow of William Brannon. died early last evening at her home on Railroad street following a brief illness. She was a native of Mt. Savage and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Farrell. Mrs. Brannon belonged to St Patrick's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin. Surviving are seven children, John William, Joseph and Eugene Brannon and Mrs. B. Bell, all of Washington; James T, Brannon and Mrs. John Deffenbaugh, both of Mt. Savage, and Earl Brannon. of Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Pressman, of Frostburg, and Mrs. Catherine Cain, of Rochester, N. Y., a brother, Thomas Farrell, of Mt. Savage, and 15 grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, December 20, 1946 - pg 13, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012



BRANNON, James T.
 
James T Brannon, Sr., 81, Main Street, died Monday at Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been admitted February 9. Born in Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late John W. and Elizabeth (Farrell) Brannon. Mr. Brannon was a retired employe of Allegany Ballistics Laboratory. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Theresa (Ward) Brannon; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Lewis, Corriganville, and Mrs. Peggy Beal, Mt. Savage; four sons, James T. Brannon Jr., La Vale; Harry A. and John E. Brannon, both of Mt. Savage, and Joseph F. Brannon, Windber, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Helena Deffenbaugh, Mt. Savage, and one brother, Eugene Brannon, Hyattsville. Mr. Brannon was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mt. Savage, and the Holy Name Society. The body is at the George Funeral Home , Cumberland, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 at St Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. A Christian wake service will be held at the funeral home today at 7:30 p.m.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 13, 1974 - pg 8, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012

 
BRANNON, James T.
 
Brannon Services
Mt Savage - Mass of Christian Burial for James T Brannon, Sr, 81, of Main St, Mt Savage, who died Monday, will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at St Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers, all grandsons, will be James T Brannon III, Joseph Beal, John Beal, Thomas Bolt, Michael Bolt and Dennis Bolt. Among the survivors are 14 grandchildren and one grandchild.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, February 14, 1974 - pg 21, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012

 


BRANNON, Joseph(sic, John) William
 
Joseph(sic) W Brannon
Mt Savage, Md - Feb 20 - Joseph[sic] W Brannon, 70, pioneer resident and retired businessman, died at his home here last night. He had been ill six weeks. Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth Brannon and the following children: John W and Joseph Brannon and Miss Madeline Brannon, Washington, D.C.; James T and Eugene and Mrs John Deffenbaugh, Mt Savage and Robert E Brannon, Cumberland. Twelve grandchildren survive. He was a brother of Joseph A Brannon, Chicago; James Brannon, Baltimore and Michael E Brannon, Mt Savage. He was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Funeral Services will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at the church with interment in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 20, 1935 - pg 8, col 6
Note: He used his middle name on the census, so not sure if his first name was John or Joseph.  There is a brother named Joseph mentioned in the obit. Bad obit writing???
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012

Obits
for his sons indicate John W.

 
BRANNON, Joseph(sic, John) William
 
Funeral of Joseph(sic) W Brannon
Mt. Savage. Md.. Feb. 23—The funeral of Joseph William Brannon, aged 70, who died Tuesday, took place yesterday with a requiem high mass at St. Patrick's Church, Rev. Francis J. Egnn, pastor, officiating. Interment was in St. Patrick's cemetery. The pallbearers and flowerbearers were: John Thompson, John Hiner, Frank Mullaney, Charles Sloan, Lawrence Malloy, Lawrence Fannon, Joseph Nolan and Paul Deffenbaugh. James Brannon, Baltimore and Michael J Brannon, Johnstown, Pa, brothers; Mrs Mary A Crowley and daughter, Mrs William B Dyche, Cumberland; Mrs Pressman and sons of Frostburg and George and William Porter of Johnstown, Pa attended.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, February 23, 1935 - pg 2, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012

Obits for his sons
indicate John W.

 

BRANNON, Mrs. Leah V. Raupach

Mrs. Leah V. (Raupach) Brannon, 86, city, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born at Glencoe, Pa., she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Sumstine) Leydig. Mrs. Brannon was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ. Surviving are her husband, Richard E. Brannon; four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Petenbrink, 17 First Street; Mrs. Pauline Sheehe, 603 Piedmont Avenue, with whom Mrs. Brannon resided; Mrs. Norma Sterne, LaVale; Mrs. Dolly Hutson, city; a son, John W. Raupach; a brother, Benjamin Leydig, Hyndman, Pa.; and a sister, Mrs. Clara Bittner, LaVale; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home by Rev. William Crawford. Interment will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Glencoe.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 9, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 25, 2009

 

BRANNON, Robert Earl
 
Robert Earl Brannon, 70, of 701 Louisiana Avenue, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been a patient since January 10. A native of Mount Savage, he was a son of the late John W. and Elizabeth Ann (Farrell) Brannon. He had resided here the past 30 years and was a retired Celanese Fibers Company machinist. He also had been an employe of Kelly-Springfield Tire Company. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Mr. Brannon was admitted to he hospital in January with serious injuries he sustained in car-truck accident on Route 220 near Centerville. His death was attributed to natural causes. He is survived by two brothers, James Brannon, Mt. Savage, and Eugene A. Brannon, Washington, and two sisters, Mrs. John Deffenbaugh, Mt. Savage, and Mrs. Bradley B. Bell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 22, 1967 - pg 11, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 3, 2012

 


BRANNON, William Michael

MT. SAVAGE—William Michael (Mike) Brannon, 71, Washington, formerly of Mt. Savage, died yesterday in Prince Georges Hospital, Washington, where he was a patient 10 days following a heart attack. Born March 30, 1893 in Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late John William and Elizabeth (Farrell) Brannon. He was a husband of Frances (Rafferty) Brannon. Mr. Brannon had been residing in Washington 42 years. He was a retired employe of the Navy Ship Yard there. Surviving besides his widow are a son, Donald Brannon; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Benson, both of Washington; four brothers, Eugene and Joseph Brannon, Washington; Earl Brannon, Cumberland; and James Brannon, Mt. Savage; two sisters, Mrs. Madalyn Bell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Mrs. John Deffenbaugh, Mt. Savage; and six grandchildren. Requiem mass and burial will be held in Washington Monday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 9, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BRANSON, Donna Rae

Donna Rae Branson, 17, of 125 Valley Street, died suddenly yesterday in the offices of Dr. Jack E. Arch, Decatur Street. The cause of death has not been determined. Born in Cumberland March 13, 1948, she was a daughter of Grover P. Branson, RD 3, Keyser, and Mrs. M. Juanita (Steward) Boarman, Akron, Ohio. Miss Branson had completed her junior year at Allegany High School in June. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Also surviving are her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Evelyn Steward, with whom she resided; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Branson, RD 3, Keyser; Keyser; two half-brothers, William and Robert Boarman, Washington, and a half-sister, Sonja Boarman, 125 Valley Street, city. The body was removed to the George Funeral Home and will be taken to the residence at 125 Valley Street this afternoon. Requiem mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church and burial will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 9, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2012



 

BRANSON, Franklin J.

Franklin J. Brant, 68 years old, died at 6 o'clock Thursday morning at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Raupach, at 1116 Race street, after an illness of about six weeks. He had been residing with his daughter since the death of his wife two years ago. He was a member of the Mount Lebanon Reformed Church in Somerset county. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Edith Raupach of Connellsville, Mrs. Catherine Wagner of McKeesport; a son, Raymond of Hyndman, and four grandchildren. The funeral seivice will be conducted by Rev. C. George Shupe at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Johnson funeral home at Berlin, Somerset county, and interment will be made in the family plot at Mount Lebanon Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 13, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BRANSON, Mrs. Helen  (Leslie)

Mrs. Helen L. Branson, 62, Fairgo, died yesterday, at Memorial Hospital where she had been admitted February 19. She had been in failing health for several years. Born in Baldwin, Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Pearl (Reynolds) Leslie and was the widow of Samuel J. Branson, who died November 19, 1968. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Wamsley, Lexington, N. C.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hott, San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Goldie Nazelrod, city; four brothers, Charles Leslie, RD 5, city; Dewey Leslie, RD 1, Oakland; Woodrovv and Michael Leslie, Baltimore, and one grandchild. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Sunday at 1 p. m. in the funeral home with Rev. Harold R. McClay Jr., pastor of Cresaptown United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 28, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 25, 2009

 


 

BRANSON, Mrs. Laura A. (Abe)

Mrs. Laura A. Branson, 70, of Wiley Ford, W. Va., was found dead in bed early this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Kimmell, 227 Springdale Street, with whom she had been staying for the past six weeks. Mrs. Branson had been in ill health for some time. The widow of the late David Branson, she was a native of Cumberland, a daughter of the late Philip and Annie (Largent) Abe. Besides Mrs. Kimmell, she is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Edith M. Whitacre, Wiley Ford; and Miss Esther M. Branson, Pittsburgh; four sons, Roy W. and Paul L. Branson, both of Wiley Ford; Samuel J. Branson, Baltimore, and Elmer P. Branson, Ridgeley; three brothers, Clayton Abe, city; Herbert Abe, Little Capon, W. Va., and Cleve Abe, Wiley Ford, and a sister, Mrs. Marie Twigg, city. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral HomeThe Cumberland Evening Times, March 23, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 

BRANSON, Samuel Joseph

Samuel Joseph Branson, 62, Sharp Street, Baltimore, died yesterday at South General Hospital there. Born in Cumberland he was the son of the late David and Laura (Abe) Branson. Surviving are his widow, Helen (Leslie) Branson; three brothers, Roy Branson, Short Gap; Elmer Branson, city; and Paul Branson, RD 1, Ridgeley; and three sisters, Mrs. Esther Kimmel, city; Mrs. Edith Whitacre, Wiley Ford; and Mrs. Madeline Rimini, Baltimore. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 20, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


BRANT, Mrs. Ada Shumaker

Mrs. Ada Brant, 83, of Homewood, Pa., near Pittsburgh, died yesterday in the West Penn Hospital there. She had been in ill health three weeks. A native of Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Sarah (Meyers) Shumaker. Her husband, Samuel E. Brant, preceded her in death. Mrs. Brant was a member of the Homewood Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, Dr. Robert E. Brant, Phoenixville, Pa.; a daughter. Miss Sarah E. Brant, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Daisy D. Zufall, Verona, Pa., and Mrs. Regina L. Cook, Rawlings, and a brother, Grover C. Shumaker, Walkersville, Md. The body is at the Bean Funeral Home, Homewood. Services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Lebanon and interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 19, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 30, 2011



 

BRANT, Mrs. Agnes Mellina Ohler

OAKLAND- Mrs. Agnes Mellina Brant, 91, of RD 2, Swanton, died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cora Friend, also of Swanton. A daughter of the late George and Matilda (Bittner) Ohler, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delphia Brant. She was a member of the Glendale Assembly of God Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Edith Joslin, and Mrs. Friend, both Swanton; two sons, John Brant, Swanton, and Walter Brant, Marianna, PA; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Tressler, Meyersdale, PA; one brother, George Ohler,
Meyersdale; 15 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. The body is at the Minnich Funeral Home in Oakland where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted at the funeral home tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Gail Hixon officiating. Interment will be in the Thayerville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 29, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



Name:  Donald A. Brant, 89, of Gray 

Parents: Harvey C. and Mary (Barkman) Brant

DOB: April 9, 1921, in Garrett

DOD:  September 12, 2010, at Meadow View Nursing Center

Military: Army veteran of WWII

Spouse: first wife, Mildred M. (Weyant) and second wife Pauline (Baughman)
Predeceased by: parents; two wives; eight brothers and sisters

Survived by:  children Donald Brant Jr. of Gray, James Ernest Brant of Julian, Kathy Straw of Somerset, and Christopher L. Brant of Gray, 13 grandchildren.

Burial:  Beams Cemetery


Source: Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2014


BRANT, John G.

The Late John G. Brant.
John G. Brant departed this life February 3, 1894, at Elk Garden, aged 84 years, eleven months and three days. He was well known in Mineral, Garrett and Allegany counties, where he spent most of his long life. Deceased was never known to violate a contract and his fervent hope of a blessed reward beyond the grave made him willing and rather anxious to quit this life. Several months before his departure he appointed his son, C. E. Brant as his executor without bond with almost unlimited powers over all his property. He was much esteemed in Elk Garden.
Source: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; February 6, 1894;
page 1
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted June 15, 2013


 

BRANT, Melda B. Folk

Melda B. Brant, 87, of Meyersdale RD 4, died April 7, 1997, at her home. Born Nov. 6, 1909, in Elk Lick Township. A daughter of the late William A. and Emma S. (Livengood) Folk. Also preceded in death by a sister, Sally Lesnett, and 4 brothers: Lester, Floyd, Abraham and Orie Folk. Survived by her husband of 59 years, Roy E. Brant Sr., and these children: Blanche M. Irwin, Meyersdale; Roy E. Brant Jr., Saegertown; William C. Brant, Kingwood, Texas; John Brant, Grove City, Ohio, and Larry J. Brant, Fallston, Md. Also 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A sister of Margaret Lynn, Springs. A member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Meyersdale, where she was a member of the church choir and the Dorcas Sunday School Class. She served as a Republican committee woman from 1952-1989. She made numerous sacrifices during her life so that her sons could acquire a college education. Friends received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale. Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church, with Pastor Randall Marburger officiating. Visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment, Union Cemetery, Meyersdale.
Somerset Daily American, April 8, 1997
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 25, 2009

 


 

BRANT, Mrs. Rosella Mae Sturtz

Wellersburg - Mrs. Rosella Mae Brant, 57, died Saturday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born April 18, 1909, in Wellersburg, she was the daughter of Goldie Sturtz and the late William Sturtz. She is survived by her husband, Robert Brant; four sons, T. Sgt. Robert Brant, Air Force, San Antonio; John G. Brant, Cumberland; Raymond Brant and Kenneth Brant, both at home; two brothers, Elwood F. Sturtz, Velona, Ark.; Sgt. Maj. William L. Sturtz, Fort Lee, Va. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. J. Howard Smith will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Savage Methodist Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, April 25, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 16, 2010

 


 

BRANT, Roy E.

Roy E. Brant, 84, of Meyersdale RD 4, died June 13, 1997, at Somerset Hospital. Born April 6, 1913, in Brothersvalley Twp. A son of the late Charles H. and Nancy (Tipton) Brant. Also preceded in death by his wife, the former Melda B. Folk, April 7, 1997. Survived by four sons: Roy E. Brant Jr., Saegertown, Pa.; William C. Brant, Kingwood, Texas; John W. Brant, Grove City, Ohio, and Larry J. Brant, Fallston, Md. Also 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Brother of James R. Brant, Garrett RD 1; Edna Llewellyn, Berlin RD 4, and Florence Rentzel, Gettysburg. Member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Meyersdale, where he served on the church council, property committee, Sunday School superintendent and was a member of the church choir. Retired Pennsylvania highway worker. Served as a Summit Township supervisor and Judge of Elections. He instilled work ethic in his sons by working alongside them to earn money for their college education. He also enjoyed playing softball, hunting and fishing with his sons. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale. Service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Zion Lutheran Church, with Pastor Randall Marburger officiating. Interment, Union Cemetery, Meyersdale. Arrangements by the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale.
Somerset Daily American, June 17, 1997
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 25, 2009

 



 

BRANT, Wilbert C.

MEYERSDALE - Wilbert C. (Jack) Brant, 57, of RD 2, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. He was a native of McKeesport and a son of the late Rufus E. and Ida M. (Bowman) Brant. He was employed as a railroad worker. Mr. Brant was a member of Mt. Lebanon United Church of Christ, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and of a Cumberland Masonic lodge. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Norman Faust, Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Howard Burkley, RD 2, and a brother, John Brant, also of RD 2. Funeral Wednesday in Price Funeral Home. Rev. Earl Dobbs will officiate, and burial will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 27, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





Name: Jenny Althea (Dye) Brashear, 95, of Arnold Lane, Westernport

Date of birth: January 24, 1919 in Barton

Date of death: Monday, May 12, 2014 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.  

Parents: Joseph and Anna (Dye) Inskeep. 

Spouse: Manley "Tick" Brashear

Predeceased by: parents; husband, and two brothers, Nelson “Buddy” Inskeep and Joseph “Pepper” Inskeep. 

Survived by: daughter, Joanna Zacari and grandchildren, Henica and Helena Zacari and great grandchildren, Adrianna Grogan, Kaio Grogan, and Cruz Haywood, a daughter, Patricia Metz and husband Paul and grandchildren, Gary Metz, Glendale Metz, India Metz and great grandchildren, Hannah Metz, and Sydney Metz. 

Burial: cremated; Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Rocky Gap.


Source: Boal Funeral Home
(Courtesy of Marion Steiding Chappell)
Posted August 30, 2014




BRASKEY, Mrs. Grace Marie Carey

GRANTSVILLE — Grace Marie Braskey, 95, of Grantsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2011 at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville. Born Jan. 15, 1916, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Rose (Smith) Carey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Joseph Braskey, Oct. 13, 2004; two brothers, Lawrence and Harry Carey; and two sisters, Alice Bevans and Mary Moffatt. Mrs. Braskey was co-owner of Hill Top Inn from 1950-1972 and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, James Francis Braskey, Frostburg and John George Braskey and wife, Pam, Grantsville; a daughter, Barbara A. Moffatt and husband, Denny, Frostburg; a brother, James Carey, Longstretch; three sisters, Edna Knepp Rollo, Longstretch, Gladys Garlitz, Hagerstown, Clara Swauger, Carmichael, Pa.; five grandchildren, Denny Moffatt and wife, Angela, Carey and Joe Moffatt, Tara (Braskey) Chapman and husband, Eric; Dana Jo (Braskey) Reinhardt and husband, Jeff; and five great-grandchildren, Brandon, Gina and Erica Moffatt, John Reinhardt and Blake Chapman. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Wake service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the St. Ann Catholic Church on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at 11 a.m. with Father Richard Gray officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Goodwill Mennonite Activity Fund or St. Ann Catholic Church Flower Fund.
Cumberland Times-News, November 29, 2011
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2013


Name: John Joseph Braskey, 90, formerly of Main Street, Grantsville, MD
 
Parents: George and Ora (Cheponis) Braskey
 
DOB: June 24, 1914, at Oakmont, WV
 
DOD: Wednesday, October 13, 2004, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville, MD
 
Spouse: Grace Marie (Carey) Braskey
 
Military: US Army Veteran of WW II
 
Predeceased by: parents
 
Survived by: wife; sons, James F. Braskey, Frostburg, MD; John G. Braskey and wife Pam, Grantsville; daughter, Barbara A. Moffatt and husband Denny, Frostburg; sister, Helen Staup, Nikep, MD
 
Burial: October 16, 2004, Grantsville Cemetery
 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 6, 2014

 

BRAV, Miss Emile Viole Anne

ELK GARDEN - Died at Elk Garden, W. Va., May 25, 1912, Emile Viole Anne, daughter of William and Almeda Brav, aged 22 years, 1 month, 14 days. The funeral was preached by Rev. L. C. Messick in the Nehtken Hill church, assisted by Revs. J. W. Shockey, W. W. White and Blake. The deceased was afflicted with consumption and displayed so much resignation and patience during her lingering illness that all hearts were drawn to her. She possessed a sweet Christian spirit. The flower girls were Misses Bertie Kings, Venda Blackburn, Grace Aronhalt, Velma Wilson. The pall bearers were John Kenney, Blake Dixon, Ernie Simmons, Ed Clark, Wm Arnold, Earle White. Interment in Nethken Hill cemetery.
Keyser Tribune, May 31, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

 


 

BRAZNELL, Mrs. Ella

LONACONING — Mrs. Ella Braznell, 81, of Lonaconirig, died yesterday at the Kyle Nursing Home. A native of the area, she was a daughter, of the late Albert and Mary Ann (Holder) and was the widow of Benjamin Braznell. Mrs. Braznell was a member of the Pythian Sisters. Her only survivors are a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted there Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. The Pythian Sisters will conduct a service tomorrow at 7:15 p. m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland News, November 23, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 25, 2010

 

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