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WICKARD, Arthur Charles Vincent

Arthur Charles Vincent Wickard, 54, of 300 North Centre Street, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital after an illness of two months. A son of Mrs. Sue Anna (McKenzie) Wickard and the late Riley Wickard, he had been employed in the bottling plant of the Cumberland Brewing Company. He was a member of Local 265, Brewery Workers Union, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Surviving besides his mother and widow, the former Helen Deter, are five sons, Arthur, Charles, Harold, Louis and Roy Wickard, at home; two daughters, Ruth and Marlene Wickard, also at home, and a brother, Sylvester Wickard, city. The body is at the residence. A requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery.
No source listed
(On back: Born: 19 May 1899; Died: 1 November 1954)
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 20, 2013



WICKARD, Mrs. Frances Emily Mears
 
Mrs. Frances Emily Wickard, 55, wife of Sylvester Wickard, 108 West Third Street, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital where she was admitted on February 16. She was an employe of the Viaduct Inn. A native of Frostburg, she was born on July 7, 1903 and was a daughter of the late Samuel T. and Martha E (Reese) Mears. Mrs. Wickard was a member of the Episcopal Church. Beside her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mary Louise Wickard. at home: a brother, Thomas B. Mears, city; two sisters, Mrs Wallace Swayne and Mrs. Joseph Fisher, both of here. The body is al the George Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p. m and from 7 to 9 p. m. A service will be held at the funeral home tomorrow al 2 p. m with Rev. H. M. Richardson, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal church, officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 4, 1959 - pg 18, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 5, 2012

WICKARD, Mrs. Susana McKenzie

Mrs. Susana Wickard, 81, of 110 West Third Street, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital shortly after being admitted. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late James and Sarah (McKenzie) McKenzie. Her husband, William R. Wickard, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Sylvester W. R. Wickard, this city; two sisters, Mrs. R. C. Hoenicka and Mrs. Grover May Zink, both of this city, and seven grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where the Very Rev. J. Lawrence Kilkenny, pastor of St. Patrick's Church, will conduct services Saturday at 10:30 a. m. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 29, 1956
(Note: born 28 September 1874; died 28 March 1956)
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 20, 2013



WICKARD, Sylvester William

Sylvester William Wickard, 70*, of 700 LaFayette Avenue, died Friday in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Riley and Suzanna (McKenzie) Wickard. His wife, Frances (Meirs) Wickard, preceded him in death. Mr. Wickard was a retired employe of the Queen City Brewing Company. A daughter, Miss Mary Louise (Betty) Wickard, at home, is the only survivor. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow. Services will be conducted in the funeral home tomorrow at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
No source listed.
(On back, note reads Born: 6 May 1902; Died: 1 January 1971) 
*age at death would be 68 if back notes are correct
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 20, 2013




WICKMAN, G. W.

HARDY COUNTY NEWS - G. W. Wickman, who has been quite sick for some time, died at his home near Glebe, this week. The remains were taken to Wheeling for interment.
Keyser Tribune, November 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010



WIEGAND, Mrs. Bessie Jane Eckhard

Mrs. Bessie Jane Wiegand, 72, of 23 Harold Street, LaVale, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital. Born February 26, 1913, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Eckhard and Lillie Dale (Hawkins) Eckhard. Mrs. Wiegand was formerly employed in the coning department of the Celanese Corporation. She was a charter member of the LaVale Church of the Brethren and also belonged to the Good Fellowship Club of Cumberland. Her husband, Charles R. Wiegand, died in 1975. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Ecker, Hagerstown; Mrs. Marie Wentz, Philippi, W. Va., and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the George-Upchurch Funeral Home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Saturday at 10 a.m. by the Rev. Earl Harper. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 30, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 24, 2012


WIEGAND, Charles
 
Charles (Swifty) Wiegand, 70, of 23 Harold Street, LaVale, was dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. He had been ill for several years. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Richard and Hermania (Schultz) Wiegand. Mr. Wiegand was a member of the LaVale community Church of the Brethren and was a retired employe of the Cumberland Matress Factory. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bessie J. (Eckhard) Wiegand; three sisters, Mrs. Mary C. Sines and Mrs. Amanda Percy, both of this city, and Mrs. Theresa Shipes, LaVale. Friends will be received at the George Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, June 22, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2012

WIEGAND, Charles

Services for Charles (Swifty) Wiegand, 70, of 23 Harold Street, LaVale, who died Saturday, will be conducted tomorrow at ll a.m. in the George Funeral Home by Rev. Guy Ludwig. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Thomas Keiser, James Sullivan, Paul Lowery, Jack Lowery, Walter Hensel and Curtis Smith. Friends will be received in the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 23, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 23, 2011

 

WIEGAND, Frederick W.

Frederick W. Wiegand, 64, Narrows Park, died last night after an illness of a year. A native of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Henry and Annie (Schaefer) Wiegand, and he was employed by the American Oil Company as a salesman for 20 years. Mr. Wiegand was a member of Zion Reformed Church, Ohr Lodge No. 131; AF & A Masons and was 32nd Degree Mason. Besides his widow, Mrs. Charlotte (Holder) Wiegand, he is survived by a son, Harry H. Wiegand, Elkins, W. Va., a daughter, Mrs. James Hodgson, Dayton, O.; four brothers, Henry, Reading, Pa.; Carl, Birmingham, Ala; Franklin, Wilkinsburg, Pa.; William, this city. Two sisters, Mrs. E. B. Miller, this city, and Mrs. E. C. Hendrickson, Aiken, S. C., also survive.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 13, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 25, 2010


WIEGAND, Harry H.

ELKINS, W. Va., - Harry H. Wiegand, 68, a resident of here and native of LaVale, Md., died Wednesday at Davis Memorial Hospital where had been a patient since since February 14. Born June 30, 1903, he was a son of the late Frederick and Charlotte (Holder) Wiegand. Mr. Wiegand was a graduate of Allegany High School, Cumberland, and a veteran of World War II. He was a retired sales representative for Standard Oil Company of New Jersey with 29 years' service. Surviving are his widow, Thelma (Browning) Wiegand; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Jane Dicks, Mt. Pleasant, S. C.; a foster sister, Mrs. Nora Hodson, Dayton, Ohio; a grandson and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be accorded at Greenmount Cemetery, Cumberland, today, at 2:30 p.m.
The Cumberland News, February 26, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 25, 2010


WIEGAND, John Henry

John Henry Wiegand, 67, of 409 Louisiana avenue, died at 7 a. m. today two hours after being stricken with a heart attack. He had been day janitor at the City Hall since 1932 and was a former bartender. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late John H. and Mary (Baum) Wiegand. His wife, Mrs. Rose B. (Folk) Wiegand, is the only immediate survivor. Mr. Wiegand was in apparent good health yesterday, working as usual.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 28, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011





Name: Chester "Chet" Anthony Wierzbicki, 55, of Frederick Street, Cumberland, MD
 
Parents: Chester Wierzbicki and Julia (Sponar) Wierzbicki
 
DOB: April 20, 1947, Baltimore, MD
 
DOD: Sunday, January 5, 2003, at his residence
 
Military: U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam Era
 
Spouse: Ellen A. (Brown) Wierzbicki
 
Predeceased by: parents
 
Survived by: wife; son, Dave A. Wierzbicki and wife Mary, New Creek, WV; brother, Edward Wierzbicki, Baltimore, MD; and sister (who was Chet’s bone marrow donor) Dorothy Paul, Baltimore, MD
 
Burial: Maryland State Veterans' Cemetery, Rocky Gap

 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted August 23, 2014


 

WIGFIELD, Mrs. Juanita May Rice

Mrs. Juanita May Wigfield, 56, of RD 2, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday at her residence. Born December 2, 1919 here, Mrs. Wigfield was a daughter of the late Carl Edward and Edith May (Robison) Rice. Mrs. Wigfield was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Floyd Wigfield; a son, Steven Wigfield, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Sharon Stevens, Hagerstown; two brothers, Theodore Rice, Baltimore Pike; Roy Rice, Huntington, Ind.; two sisters, Ursala Brunner, and Gwendolyn Simpson, both of this city. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Steve Robison will officiate. and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Ronald Rice, Adolph Norris, Harman Robinette, Roy Gross, Lester Dolan and Harry Wilson.
The Cumberland News, June 2, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2010

 


WILAND, Francis (also PEARSON, Harry Ross)
 
"DROWNED YOUTHS BODIES TO DETROIT--
Tragic Ends For Two Who Came to Moscow For a Vacation--
Westernport, Md., Francis Wiland, 20, of 4642 Springdale Avenue, Detroit, who was drowned Tuesday evening in the South Branch of the Potomac river, near Romney, was a native of Moscow, this county, moving to Detroit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wiland, when a boy.  He was the oldest child.  His body and that of his chum, Harry Ross Pearson, 20, of 13940 Mack avenue, Detroit, now at Boal's Funeral Home, here, will be taken to Detroit late today.  The group had only been a the beach about fifteen minutes when the tragedy occurred. They had brought a lunch but decided to first take a swim  Besides the two victims the party included Joseph Eloot, Detroit, who was also visiting Wiland's cousin, Miss Winifred Wiland, of Moscow, Nellie Meese, Elizabeth Yates, also of Moscow and Geneva Hyde of Barton.  Wiland was a graduate of a Detroit high school and was employed as an attendant at a gasoline station of the Zip Oil Company, there.  His mother is the former Miss Madeleine Green, of Moscow.  Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers, Bernard, Joseph and William Wiland, and five sisters, Mary Madaline, Margaret, Theresa, Ellen and Barbara Wiland, all of Detroit."
Note: St. Gabriel's records show he was buried in Barton at St. Gabriel's Catholic Cemetery August 10, 1940."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 8 Aug 1940
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted June 30, 2012

 
WILAND, Francis
 
"The body of Francis Wiland, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wiland, 4642 Springle avenue, Detroit, a native of Moscow, Md., who was drowned Tuesday in the South Branch of Potomac river, was removed to the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wiland at Moscow. He will be buried tomorrow morning at St. Gabriel's cemetery at Barton." 
Note: St. Gabriel's records confirm he was buried in Barton at St. Gabriel's Catholic Cemetery August 10, 1940."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 9 Aug 1940
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted June 30, 2012



WILAND, John F.

John F. Wiland, 87, Meyersdale, died at 8:45 yesterday morning in the home of his son Homer Wiland, Republic, Pa.  A son of Mary & Jeremiah Wiland he was born Jan. 21, 1858 in Maryland. He is survived by the following children: William, Kingwood, W.Va.; Clarence, Cumberland, Md.; Frank, Salem, N.J.; Homer, mentioned and Mrs. Ray O'Neil, Mrs. Charles Houston, and Mrs. Theodore Baer, all of Meyersdale.  There are 26 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon in the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. & Mrs. Ray O'Neil. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery under the direction of W.C. Price & Son, Meyersdale.
The Johnstown Democrat, Wednesday Morning, May 9, 1945
(Courtesy of Patricia Shaffer)
Posted August 19, 2009


Name: Norman Robert "Bob" Wiland, 63, of 49 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD
 
Parents: Ralph and Lucy (Martin) Wiland
 
DOB: November 20, 1940, at Grantsville, MD
 
DOD: Sunday, July 18, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: Rose (Cook) Wiland, Somerset, PA
 
Predeceased by: mother
 
Survived by: father; wife; sons, Wayne (Denise) Wiland, Orange City, FL; Donald Wiland, Somerset, PA; daughters, Brenda (Ken) Sanner and Norma (Jim ) Hahn, all of Meyersdale, PA; Amanda Sue Wiland, Frostburg, MD; brothers, James Wiland, Cumberland, MD; Paul (Vera) Wiland, Frostburg, MD; sisters, Hazel (Arlie) Rounds, Accident, MD; Helena Crowe, Finzel, MD; Pearl (Darrell) Wampler, Eckhart, MD; Shirley Smith Winner (Stanley) Perdew, Frostburg, MD
 
Burial: July 21, 2004, New Germany Methodist Cemetery
 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2014


WILAND, Ralph H.

GRANTSVILLE - Ralph H. Wiland, 86, of RD 2, Grantsville, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born at New Germany, he was a son of the late Samuel and Henrietta (Broadwater) Wiland. Mr. Wiland was a member of New Germany United Methodist Church
and was a retired carpenter and farmer. Surviving are his widow, Lucy (Martin) Wiland; three sons, James Wiland, Cumberland; Paul Wiland, Frostburg; Norman Wiland, Eckhart; four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Rounds, Accident; Mrs. Helena Crowe, Finzel; Mrs. Pearl Wampler, Eckhart; Mrs. Shirley Winner, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Martin, Westernport; Miss Jane Wiland, Atlanta, Pa.; 35 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in New Germany United Methodist Church. The Rev. Paul Lovejoy, the Rev. Earl Harper, and Mrs. Sadie Triplett will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m.

The Cumberland Evening Times, December 16, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 27, 2011



WILAND, Mrs. Thomasine

Mrs. Thomasine, wife of Mr. Frank Wiland, died at her home in Westernport, Tuesday, May 28th, 1912, of tuberculosis, aged 23 years.
Keyser Tribune, June 7, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010



WILAND, William

Meyersdale, Pa., Jan. 1 — Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at the home by Rev. DeWitt L. Miller, pastor of Meyersdale Church of the Brethren, for William Wiland, 63, of Summit township, near Meyersdale, who died unexpectedly late Tuesday morning while at work at the Potter Lumber Company, near his home. Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage. Born March 21, 1878, in Lonaconing, Md., Mr. Wiland was a son of William and Jane (Thompson) Wiland. He had resided near Meyersdale for approximately 40 years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Eleanor (Miller) Wiland, and five children — Mrs. Samuel Herwig, Trans-Meyersdale; Mrs. Lloyd Koontz, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Chester Ellenberger, Akron, O.; Mrs. Albert Woerner, Meyersdale, and William C. Wiland, Jr., at home. There are 15 grandchildren. Mr. Wiland was a brother of Michael, John, Jerry, Eli and Cyrus Wiland, Mrs. Albert Richardson, Mrs. Harold Galloway and Mrs. Robert Whitner, all of Akron, O., and Henry Wiland, Lonaconing.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 1, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 29, 2012


 

WILBURN, Mrs. Annie Durst

Mrs. Annie (Durst) Wilburn, 74, wife of Jason Wilburn, died yesterday at her home in Jennings. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Maple Grove Church of the Brethren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 11, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

WILBURN, Mrs. Annie Durst

Services for Mrs. Annie Wilburn, 74, wife of Jason Wilburn, who died March 11 at her home in Jennings, were held Sunday at the Maple Grove Church of the Brethren. Interment was in Grantsville Cemetery. Surviving besides her husband are five daughters: Mrs. Clara Holder, Sipesville, Pa.; Mrs. Eliza Beebe, Canton, O.; Mrs. Alice Setzer, Condersport, Pa.; Mrs. Sabena Roderick, Cumberland; Mrs. Vera McKenzie, Grantsville; five sons: Roy and Clark Wilburn, both of Baltimore; Norman Wilburn, Eckhart; Elmer Wilburn, Traveres, Fla.; Perry Wilburn, Grantsville; 30 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 17, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

WILBURN, Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Hoover
 
Annie Elizabeth Wilburn, 72, of 124 Fosters Inn Rd., Grantsville, Md., died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at her residence. Born September 10, 1930, in Jennings, Md., she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Stella (Stein) Hoover. She was preceded in death by her husband, Denzil H. Wilburn, Dec 31, 1999 and one daughter, Virginia. Mrs. Wilburn was a member of Jennings Church of God and was a retired cook and baker for Penn Alps Restaurant. She is survived by one son, Ricky Wilburn, Grantsville; three daughters, Norma Moyers, Bruceton Mills, W.Va.; Delores Jean Tilgner and Kathy Wilburn, both of Grantsville; one brother, Albert Hoover, Albright, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, Md. on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday 1 p.m. with the Rev. George Plants officiating. Interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
Saturday, April 19, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2014
 


Name: Harriet Mae Wilburn, 98, of 27129 Garrett Highway, Accident, MD
 
Parents: David Owen and Laetitia (Friend) DeWitt
 
DOB: September 19, 1905, in Hoyes, MD
 
DOD: Thursday, June 3, 2004, at her residence
 
Spouse: Merrell Edward Wilburn, whom she married December 18, 1937
 
Predeceased by: parents; brothers, William Webb DeWitt, Malcolm Paul DeWitt, Isaiah DeWitt and H. Owen DeWitt
 
Survived by: husband; sons, James O. Wilburn and wife Wilma, Grantsville, MD; Edward D. Wilburn and wife, Betty, McHenry, MD
 
Burial: June 6, 2004, Hoyes United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014


WILBURN, Katherine Michael

Mrs. Katherine Wilburn died at her home in Westernport, Wednesday morning, October 30. The funeral took place Friday afternoon last.
Born on Sunday, Octobert 27, to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Michael, of Westernport - a son.

Keyser Tribune, November 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010



WILBURN, Norman

ECKHART — Norman Wilburn, 75, of Parkersburg Road, was pronounced dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. He had been in ill health six years. Born at Jennings, he was a son of the late Jason and Annie (Durst) Wilburn. Mr. Wilburn was a retired employe of Celanese Fibers Company and a member of Jennings United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Hazel (Custer) Wilburn; a daughter, Mrs. Mary H. Harris, Frostburg; five sons, Randall Wilburn, Frostburg; Robert Wilburn, Mt. Savage; Donald Wilburn, Barrelville; Dale Wilburn, Frostburg; Robert Wilburn, Mt. Savage; Donald Wilburn, Barrelville; Dale Wilburn, Frederick; and Richard Wilburn, Silver Spring; three brothers, Perry Wilburn, Bittinger; Elmer Wilburn, Florida; Clark Wilburn, Baltimore; four sisters, Mrs. Clara Holder, Fairfax, Va.; Mrs. Vera McKenzie, Wheaton; Mrs. Elva Bebe, Canton; Mrs. Sabina Lampert, Florida; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, November 23, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 27, 2011





WILBURN, Tammie L.

A junior high school student was pronounced dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital and cause of death was listed as ..."asphyxiation due to aspiration of stomach contents, due to drug overdose," according to Maryland State Police. The victim was Tammie L. Wilburn, 14, of RD 2, Box 37, Mt. Savage, who was transported to the local hospital early yesterday by the Mt. Savage Volunteer Fire Department ambulance. The young girl was an eighth grade student at Mt. Savage School. Born in Washington, D.C., Miss Wilburn was a daughter of Donald and Rebecca (Michael) Wilburn. Besides her parents, surviving are a sister, Connie Marie Wilburn, at home; a brother, Donald Wilburn Jr.; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs William H. Michael, Lonaconing, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wilburn, Eckhart. Friends will be received at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 26, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 27, 2011





WILDEMAN, Herman

Herman Wildeman, 50, of Friedens, Somerset County, died Sunday in Memorial Hospital at Johnstown. He was born in Connellsville July 17, 1900, a son of Augustus and Margaret Domer Wildeman. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ruth Ohler Wildeman; three children, one grandchild, two brothers, Charles of Meyersdale and George of Friedens, R.D. 2, and one sister, Mrs. Clarence Robertson of Greensburg.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 1, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 27, 2011



WILDERMAN, Elmer S.
 
Frostburg - Elmer S Wilderman, 64, of 60 Centennial Street, died yesterday in Miners' Hospital shortly after being admitted.  A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late Edward J and Mary A (Lyons) Wilderman.  Mr. Wilderman was employed as custodian at the Aerie 1273, F O Eagles home.  A veteran of World War I he had been awarded the Purple Heart medal. He also was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Eagles lodge.  He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Rose G. Taylor,  Ridgewood, N.J.; Mrs. Blanche Lowe, Washington, D. C., and Miss Olive Wilderman at home and a brother, William Wilderman, also at home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 2, 1960 - pg 14, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 29, 2012

 


WILDERMAN, Miss Olive
 
FROSTBURG — Miss Olive Wilderman, 69, formerly of 60 Centennial Street, died Wednesday. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Jerdan(sic) and Mary A. (Lyons) Wilderman.  She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and was a member and past president of the Sodality. She also was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Her only survivors are several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A requiem mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Church and burial will be in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited today at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, May 30, 1969 - pg 9 col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
 Posted September 29, 2012


WILES, Jason Scot
 
Jason Scot Wiles, 31, of Terra Alta, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, 2012, as the result of a logging accident. He was born March 28, 1981, in Morgantown, a son of Margaret Anne Moats & spouse Sonny, and Hugh M. Wiles, all of Terra Alta. In Jason's short life, he touched many lives. He always had a smile to offer, a cute remark for every occasion and a helping hand for all. He loved being a logger and being in the woods. He said "everyday brought a new adventure."
He is survived by his children, Harley Dawn and Tony Andrew Wiles, all of Morgantown. His children were his world and everything revolved around them. He is also survived by two brothers & Spouses, Robert & Kim Wiles, and Timothy & Nicole Wiles, all of Terra Alta; a sister, Charlotte Wiles of Houtzdale, PA; maternal grandparents, Robert Ford & spouse Eleanor of Ardmore, TN, Dottie Falkenstein of Terra Alta, and Arthur "Pap Pap" Metheny of Terra Alta; paternal grandmother, Helen "Nookie" Wiles; loving aunts and uncles; a special uncle, Harold Wiles; a special cousin, Melony Lewis; nieces . and nephews, Marie, Bobby, Natasha, T.J., Ryan, Tracey, Nicholas, Shayne, and Aliya; and his special pet "Mator," the weiner dog. He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Charles Falkenstem; paternal grandfather, Harry Wiles; and aunt, Hope Wiles. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Briery Mountain Lodge in Cranesville, until the 5 pm  memorial service with the Rev. Don Forrester and the Rev. Michael L. Daniels officiating. Cremation services were provided by Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to "Jason Wiles Memorial Fund" at any Clear Mountain Bank. Condolences:arthurwrightfuneralhome. com
The Dominion Post; Morgantontown, Monongalia Co, WV; June 7, 2012
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 29, 2012




WILES, Nancy Virginia Forman

Nancy Virginia Wiles died on January 17, 2010. She was born November 13, 1916, in Amboy, the daughter of the late A.D. and Myrtle Forman. She graduated from Aurora High School and attended Fairmont State College. She worked for 15 years at the Department of Human Services and was a member of the Womens Club and Eastern Star. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting and knitting and was an avid reader. Many of her afghans were donated to neo-natal units at local hospitals. She is survived by three children and spouses, Howard Wiles and Carol, of Oakton, VA; Mary Woodruff and Gary, of Jackson, OH; and Martha Wiles¬Mapstead, of Grafton; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Dorotha Forman, of Amboy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, H. Dent Wiles; two sisters, Eleanor Helmick and Erma Forman; and one brother, Fred Forman. At her request, services were private. The family requests memorial donations be made in her memory to Hospice, 7 Harman Center, Suite 203, Grafton, WV 26354 or the charity of your choice.
The Preston County News; Kingwood, WV; Jan 23, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted June 13, 2010

 


 

WILEY, Mr.

Mr. Wiley, who was working at Pierce, was killed by a freight train at William last Tuesday.
Keyser Tribune, March 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010


WILEY, Harold W.
 
Harold W. Wiley, 77, of Grantsville, Md., died Sunday, November 9, 2003, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. Born Feburary 17, 1926, in Jennings, Md., he was the son of the late Albert and Pearl (Close) Wiley. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lorraine Wiley, February 16, 1970; Marvin E. Wiley, February 5, 1989, and Albert D. Wiley, November 9, 2000. Mr. Wiley was a retired school bus contractor for the Garrett County Board of Education for 55 years. A. U.S. Navy veteran having served in the South Pacific during WW II, he was a 47 year member of Grantsville American Legion, Post 214. He was a member of Woodmen of the World, Camp 41, Grantsville, and Zion Lutheran Church. Harold is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen (Billmeyer) Wiley; one son, David and wife, Kristi, Rawlings, Md.; two daughters, Sharon Garlitz and husband, Bill, Frostburg; Lori Ann Kyle and husband, Randy, Grantsville; seven grandchildren: Sheila Bittinger, Cheri Garlitz, Billy Garlitz, Brian Wiley, Ryan Kyle, Andy Kyle and Bryce Dougherty; one great-grandson, Michael P. Garlitz. He is also survived by one sister, Kathleen Sipple and husband, William, Grantsville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, Md., on Monday and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David E. Fetter officiating. Interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Wiley, Brian Wiley, Randy Kyle, Billy Garlitz, Bill Garlitz and Wayne "Tink" Bittinger. Honorary pallbearers will be Grantsville School Bus drivers. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church. 
Sunday, November 9, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2014


WILEY, B. Harrison

GRANTSVILLE — B. Harrison Wiley, 64, retired government employe, died September 8 at his home in Reisterstown, Md., after an illness of several months. A son of the late Thomas and Lydia (Winterberg) Wiley, he was born in Bittinger. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lucy (Glotfelty) Wiley; three daughters, Kathleen, Marian and Carvall Wiley, and four sons, Wilbur, Thomas, Joseph and Roland Wiley. Mr. Wiley had been employed at the Baltimore Custom House until failing health forced him to retire. Funeral services and burial took place Monday in Reisterstown. Attending from here were Blair and Max Buckel, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Glotfelty, Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Glotfelty, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Buckel, and Mr. and Mrs. David Broadwater.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 16, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 27, 2011



WILEY, Clarence E.

GRANTSVILLE - Clarence E. Wiley, 58, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. A native of here, he was a son of the late Grant and Louisa (Bowser) Wiley. A veteran of World War II, he was a charter member of American Legion Post 214 and a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Surviving are his widow Catherine (Pfaff) Wiley; three brothers, Dewey Wiley, Elizabeth, Pa.; Earl Wiley, Gardena, Calif., and Robert Wiley, Huntington Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Herring, Friendsville, and Mrs. Mary R. McKenzie, here. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. David Fetter will officiate and interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.
The Cumberland News, January 28, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2011

WILEY, Mrs. Cora A. Walls
 
Cora A. Wiley, 81, Grantsville, died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland.  Born Oct. 21, 1921, in Grantsville, she was a daughter of the late Rev. A.C. and Sallie (Butler) Walls. She was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine Wiley, May 3, 1986; two daughters, Catherine and Zelda; three brothers, Robert, Herbert, and Lewis Walls; and two grandchildren.  She was a retired after 24 years at Flushing Shirt Factory and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Grantsville.  She is survived by six daughters, Patricia Gatterman Nelson, Shirley Lapp, Rita Garlitz, and Connie Savage, all of Grantsville, Dorothy Baker, Uniontown, Pa., and Kay Hockman, Accident; two sons, Lewis Wiley, Smithfield, Pa., and Charles Wiley, Frostburg; three sisters, Esther Stanton and JoAnn Bowser, both of Grantsville, and Ruth Gindlesperger, Berlin, Pa.; one brother, Walter Walls, Virginia Beach, Va.; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville.  A service was conducted in the funeral home on Monday, April 14, with Keith Welch officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
abt. Saturday, April 12, 2003; Newman Funeral Home obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 11, 2014

 


Harvey Wiley
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)

WILEY, Harvey

Accident - Harvey Wiley, 82, died yesterday at his home near here.
Born in Garrett County, he was a son of the late James and Barbara (Myers) Wiley.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Eva (Snyder) Wiley; two sons, Blaine Wiley, Grantsville, and Harvey Wiley Jr., Accident; two sisters, Mrs. Lucretia Grove, Frostburg, and Mrs. Ida Hager, Deep Creek Lake, and nine grandchildren.
The body is at the Newman Funeral Home where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Emory McGraw.  Interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
Friday, 2 August 1963; Cumberland Evening Times, pg. 16
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 15, 2011


 



WILEY, James Earl

Grantsville - James Earl Wiley, 64, a native of here, died yesterday at Gardena Hospital, Gardena, Calif. A native of Grantsville, he was a son of the late Grant and Louise (Bowser) Wiley. He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection at Rendondo Beach, Calif., and a World War II veteran. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Christine Mitchell, Hacienda Heights, Calif.; two brothers, Robert Wiley, Westminster, Calif., and Dewey Wiley, Elizabeth, Pa., and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Herring, Friendsville, and Mrs. Mary R. McKenzie, Grantsville. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. David Fetter officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 14, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2011


James Polk Wiley

WILEY, James Polk

GRANTSVILLE GRIST
Death of James P. Wiley, Last Civil War Veteran of Grantsville Community.
GRANTSVILLE, Dec. 1-James P. Wiley, aged 87 years, a Civil War veteran and former resident of Garrett County, died at his home at Somerfield, Pa., Saturday evening, Nov. 28.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Barbara Wiley, he leaves five sons, Grant, Milton and Harvey Wiley, of Grantsville; Ralph, of New Germany, and Edward of Somerfield, and five daughters, Mrs. Ida Hager, Somerfield; Mrs. Anna Resh, Mrs. Harriet Resh, Bittinger; Mrs. Mintie Keefe, Saltville, Va.; Mrs. Lucretia Groove's, Frostburg. He also leaves 42 grandchildren and 65 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held in the Grantsville Lutheran Church on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 1, conducted by Rev. S. D. Sigler, the pastor, assisted by Rev. Pollock of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Addison. The pallbearers were six grandchildren. Members of the Earl H. Opel American Legion Post escorted the remains to the Grantsville Cemetery where a military service was held, a salute was fired and taps sounded for the last Civil War Veteran in this end of the county.
A large number of relatives and friends from a distance attended the funeral.
December 1, 1931; Meyersdale Republican
(Courtesy of Gina Wiley Norstedt)
Posted September 30, 2011



WILEY, L. Robert
 
GRANTSVILLE — L. Robert Wiley, 79, a native of here, died Monday at Anaheim (Calif.) Community Hospital. He resided in Westminster, Calif. Born here, he was a son of the late Grant and Louisa (Bowser) Wiley. He was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Freda (McKenzie) Wiley; a son, L. Roberty Wiley Jr., Huntington Beach, Calif.; a brother, Dewey Wiley, Elizabeth, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Herring, Cuppett Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland; and Mrs. Mary McKenzie, here; and three grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, here, where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Grantsville Cemetery by Rev. William Ferguson.
The Cumberland News, September 10, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2011



WILEY, Ulysses Grant

Ulysses Grant Wiley, who would have been 86 in June, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harley McKenzie, Friday, May 8. He has been confined to his bed since January.  He was born at Bittinger, Md., June 22, 1867, son of the late James P. and Barbara (Myers) Wiley. He was married to Louise C. Bowser, who died in 1920.  For 25 years he was a stateroad patrolman and has resided with his daughter since the death of his wife and his retirement. He was the oldest resident of Grantsville and was a Republican having been one of the oldest resident voters in the last election. He was a member of the Lutheran Church.  He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. McKenzie and Mrs. Bessie Herring, Baltimore, and four sons, Clarence Wiley of Grantsville, Robert Wiley of Los Angeles, Calif., Earl Wiley of San Diego, Calif., and Dewey Wiley of Clairton, Pa.; Two brothers, Ralph Wiley, New Germany, and Harvey Wiley, Grantsville; three sisters, Mrs. Simon Resh, Grantsville, Mrs. Lucretia Groves, Frostburg, and Mrs. Ida Hager, Akron, 31 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren also survive.  Services were held in the Lutheran Church here Monday afternoon with the pastor, Rev. George E. Bowersox and Rev. Donald Hinkle, Methodist pastor, officiating.  The Springs Mennonite Choir sang, the pallbearers were George Diefenbach, Stewart Rodamer, Ray Lohr, and Harold Miller, Daniel Klotz and O. J. Glotfelty. Interment in the Grantsville Cemetery.
Relatives who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wiley Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Ada Hagar, Akron, Mrs. Lucretia Groves, Frostburg, Mrs. Ella Cuschleg, Mrs. Grace Shaffer, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bowman and son of Wadsworth, O.
abt 8 May 1953; no publication noted
(Courtesy of Gina Wiley Norstedt)
Posted September 30, 2011


WILEY, William B.


GRANTSVILLE - William E. Wiley, 67, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. A native of Jennings, he was a son of the late James and Adeline (Bower) Wiley and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Jennings. Surviving are his widow, Violet (Hollada) Wiley; a son, William C. Wiley; two daughters Mrs. Lois Watson and Mrs. Dixie Winebrenner, here; two brothers, Cortez and Stanley Wiley, here; a sister, Mrs. Rosie Frye, Akron, Ohio, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until and 7 until 9 p. m. A service will be conducted there Sunday at 2 p. m. with Rev. Guy Ludwig officiating Burial will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 20, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2009

[I think you'll find his middle initial was B., rather than E.  His mother was Adeline Bowser, rather than Bower.  She was born 03/07/1871; died 3/31/1949. She was the daughter of Peter Bowser (1835-1915) and Jane McCrobie (1845-1887).  I have the year of death for his widow as 2001, but I don't list a source for that year.]

(Notes courtesy of Sam Bowser)


 


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