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HOSE, Jonah

Jonah Hose, 76, of Oldtown, died his morning in Memorial Hospital following an illness of a year. Born in Moorefield, W. Va., he was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Hope (Pope) Hose. Surviving are two sons, Ned R. and Jonah J. Hose, both of Oldtown; four daughters, Mrs. Jack McLaughlin, Oldtown; Mrs. Foster Shipley, Glen Burnie: Mrs. Victor Smith, LaVale, and Mrs. Blanche Lewis, Taneytown; two half-brothers, James and Amos See, both of Ellerslie; a half-sister, Mrs. Mary Gormer, Ellerslie; 18 grandchildren and 10 grea-grandchildren. The body will be at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSE, Jonah Jackson

Jonah Jackson Hose, 53, of Oldtown, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient two weeks. A native of Moorefield, he was a son of the late Jonah and Hope (Pope) Hose. A retired employe of the County Road Department, he was a member of Ohr Lodge 131, AF & AM, Ali Ghan Temple, AAONMS, Allegany-Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Association, a member and treasurer of Oldtown Volunteer Fire Company and president of the J. J. Hunting Club. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy (Shrout) Hose; four sisters, Mrs. Ruth McLaughlin, Oldtown; Mrs. Pauline Shipley, Glen Burnie; Mrs. Maggie Smith, LaVale, and Mrs. Blanche Lewis, Taneytown. The body is at the Scarpelli 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 Wednesday at 1 p. m funeral home with Rev. Richard Richendorfer officiating. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 8, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSKEN, George E.

Frostburg, Md., Nov. 26 - Funeral services were conducted this afternoon for George E. Hosken, 74, a lifelong resident, who died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harwood Martin, Washington, D. C., whom he had been visiting for five weeks. His body was brought to the home of his son, G. Kear Hosken, county tax collector. He was a brother of Russell Hosken, Mrs. Evans, wife of Mayor Horace G. Evans, and Misses Ida, Stella and Eva Hosken. Mr. Hosken was a stone mason and bricklayer. Rev. Winthrop Stillwell, pastor of the First English Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in Allegany Cemetery. The pallbearers were William Pressman, Frank Hosken, Albert Tiddy, Ross Fuller, James Fuller, Jr. and Ernest Fuller.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 26, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSKEN, G. Kear

G. Kear Hosken, 60, prominent raconteur and jeweler and one of the founders of the Young Men's Republican Club of Frostburg, died early today at his residence, 128 East Main Street, Frostburg. He had been ill six months. Active in political circles, Mr. Hosken served one term as state and county tax collector of District No. 2. With William A. Gunter he founded the Allegany County Letter League during World War II and sent out 3,209 pieces of mail to veterans monthly. Born September 27, 1890, in Frostburg, he attended Beall High School and later received training- in watchmaking at the Hamilton Watch Company before succeeding the late Edward L. Betz in the jewelry business. Mr. Hosken was active in business and civic affairs. He was instrumental in securing aid for state Teachers' College and approval for Frostburg Memorial Park. Well known for his imitations and stories of area personages, Mr. Hosken's humor gained for him the honor of serving as toastmaster at various Republican and club affairs throughout the county and state. He was probably best known for his countless stories of the experiences and statements of "Bigga da Lou" Riley, colorful Frostburger. Mr. Hosken was a member of First Methodist Church and Mountain Lodge # 90, AF & AM Frostburg, and Ali Ghan Shrine, Cumberland. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. George K. Hosken. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Martha Thomas; an adopted daughter, Miss Marjorie Thomas, at home, and a sister, Mrs. Mildred Martin, Washington. The body is at the home where services will be held Saturday at 3 p. m. by Rev. John Bayly Jones pastor of First Methodist Church assisted by Rev. Donald A. Vosseler pastor of First English Baptist Church, Frostburg. Burial will take place in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 1, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


HOSSELRODE, Mrs. E. Lorraine Beals
 
HYNDMAN, Pa. - E. Lorraine "Sugar" Hosselrode, 65, of Hyndman, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 31, 2008. Born Oct. 28, 1942, in Cumberland, Md., she was a daughter of the late Victor and Emma (Miller) Beals. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael L. Hosselrode; and a sister, Naomi Beals. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Theodore H. "Buck" Hosselrode, whom she married Oct. 26, 1963; a son, Jerry L. Hosselrode and fiancée, Sissy; a daughter, Suzie Bennett and husband Jim, all of Hyndman; three grandchildren, Levi Hosselrode, Jake Bennett and Hunter Hosselrode and his mother, Tammy Richardson; three stepgrandchildren, Chuck, Dalton and Rabecca Mosher; brothers, Ronnie Beals and wife Judy, Bill Beals and wife Alice, all of Hyndman; numerous nieces and nephews. Sugar was a member of Wills Mountain Church of Christ. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Gregory Sinclair officiating Burial will follow at Palo Alto Hilltop Cemetery, Hyndman. 
June 02, 2008 - Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 1, 2013

 

HOSSELRODE, Mrs. Ellen Smith

Mrs. Harry Balsley of Madison Avenue received a telegram this morning telling of the death of her sister, Mrs. Ellen Hosselrode, who died Monday evening in Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, Md., following an operation 15 days ago for appendicitis. Death was due to pneumonia, which set in last Friday. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Samuel Smith, J.M. Smith, Mrs. Kate Beal of Somerset, and Mrs. Harry Balsley of Connelsville.
Weekly Courier of Connelsville, April 28, 1927
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2010

 


 

HOSSELRODE, Franklin Joseph

Franklin Joseph Hosselrode, 69, a farmer, died yesterday at his home in Wellersburg, Pa. He was a son of the late Henry and Margaret Petenbrink Hosselrode and was a member of the White Oaks Reformed Church. Surviving are two sons, Harry R. Hosselrode, Stringtown, Pa.; Vernon Hosselrode, Corriganville; two daughters, Mrs. Harvey Smith, Corriganville; Mrs. Nora Troutman, Wellersburg; one brother, Henry Hosselrode, Stringtown, Pa.; one sister, Miss Lizzie Hosselrode, Hyndman; and thirteen grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at White Oaks Reformed church with interment in White Oaks cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 23, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSSELRODE, Fred L.

HYNDMAN—Fred L. Hosselrode, 54, of RD 1, died yesterday in Veterans Administration Hospital, Altoona. Born in Meyersdale, he was the son of the late Levi and Anna (Smeak) Hosselrode. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are a son, Edward Lee Hosselrode, Washington, D.C., and two sisters, Mrs. Florence Thomas, Meyersdale, and Mrs. Freda Mason, Hyndman. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, but funeral arrangements are incomplete.
The Cumberland News, January 24, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSSELRODE, Henry Leroy

HYNDMAN - Henry Leroy Hosselrode, 86, RD 1, here, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital shortly after being admitted. A retired B&O Railroad shop worker, he was a native of Glencoe, Pa., and a son of the late Henry H. and Margaret (Petenbrink) Hosselrode. He was a member of the Kennell's Mill Sportsmen's Club. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sarah Ann (Witt) Hosselrode; five daughters, Mrs. Jessie Clites, Ellerslie; Mrs. James Martz, East Lake, Ohio; Mrs. Roy Lowery, Ellerslie; Mrs. Carl Troutman, RD 1, Hyndman; and Mrs. Earl Sager, Hyndman; three sons, Lester L. Hosselrode, Irvin W. Hosselrode, both of RD 1, Hyndman and Francis R. Hosselrode, at home; 34 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with interment in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, October 31, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

 

HOSSELRODE, Herman Wilson

Herman Wilson Hosselrode, 79, native of Somerset county and a lifelong resident of this section, died at his home, R. F. D. 1, Hyndman, on Saturday. He was a son of the late Frederick and Lydia Hosselrode, and is survived by his widow, Jennie (Feichtner) Hosselrode; three daughters, Mrs. Perry Clark, Hyndman; Mrs. James A. Mellott, Corriganville, Mrs. Foster L. Bittner, Ellerslie; one brother, Wesley Hosselrode; three sisters, Mrs. James Wilmoth, Meyersdale; Mrs. Ida Sturtz, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. William Houch, Meyersdale. He was a member of Gladdens Reformed Church. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at Palo Alto Church, with interment in the Palo Alto Cemetery. Rev. J. W. Lloyd, pastor, will officiate.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 6, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSSELRODE, Mrs. Jennie Catherine Feichtner

Mrs. Jennie Catherine Hosselrode, 85, of Hyndman R.D., died Wednesday morning, December 5, 1945, at Cumberland. She was born at New Buena Vista, a daughter of Jacob and Ann Cook Feichtner. Her husband, Herman Hosselrode, died a few years ago. Her married life was spent at Hyndman. Surviving are three children: Mrs. Perry Clark of Hyndman R.1; Mrs. James Mellott, Corrigansville, Md.; and Mrs. Foster Bittner, Ellerslie, Md. Also surviving is a brother, John Feichtner, Hyndman, and two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Dennison of Frostburg, and Mrs. H.C. Mock of Meyersdale. Membership was held at the Evangelical church. Friends are being received at the home of Mrs. Perry Clark, Hyndman. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Saturday, at the Palo Alto Evangelical Church, the Rev. J.W. Lloyd officiating. Interment will be at the Palo Alto cemetery, under the direction of the Zeigler Funeral Home.
Friday, December 7, 1945, The Bedford Gazette, Bedford
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


HOSSELRODE, Mrs. Margaret

Mrs. Margaret Hosselrode, aged 74, widow of Henry Hosselrode, died at her home in Wellersburg, Pa., Tuesday afternoon, from infirmities. Mrs. Hosselrode is survived by three sons, William Henry and Frank Hosselrode, and one daughter, Miss Elizabeth Hosselrode. Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock from Fink's Church, near Wellersburg. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 2, 1922
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 3, 2011
 



HOSSELRODE, Mrs. Marian Rosella Lowery

HYNDMAN - Mrs. Marian Rosella Hosselrode, 57, of RD 1, was dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. A native of Ellerslie, she was a daughter of Henry Lowery and the late Emma Jane DeVore Lowery. She was a member of Ellerslie United Methodist Church. Surviving besides her father are her husband, Lester L. Hosselrode; five sons, Russell and Robert Hosselrode, at home; Curtis, Theodore and Harry Hosselrode, RD 1; three daughters, Mrs. Vivian Webber, Mrs. Anna Webber, and Miss Deborah Hosselrode, all of RD 1; a brother, Roy Lowery, Ellerslie; three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Snelson, Mrs. Phyllis Cook, Ellerslie; Mrs. Flossie Smith, Baltimore; and five grandchildren. Zeigler Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Ken L. Korns will officiate and interment will be in the Porter Cemetery, Hyndman RD 1.
The Cumberland News, February 17, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2009

 


HOSSELRODE, Raymond Lester

Hyndman - Raymond Lester (Pete) Hosselrode, 72, RD 1, died yesterday at his residence. Born in Palo Alto, he was a son of the late Wesley and Amanda Ellen (Emerick) Hosselrode. He was a retired school bus operator and was a member of the First United Church, Wellersburg, and the consistory of the church. Surviving are his widow, Clara (Lowery) Hosselrode; four brothers, Marling Hosselrode and Theodore Hosselrode. Hyndman: Clyde Hosselrode, LaVale, Md.; and Robert Hosselrode, Baltimore; and three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Lowery, Mrs. Betty Hosselrode, and Mrs. Myrtle Sherman, all of RD 1. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home. A service will be conducted at the First United Church, Sunday at 2 p.m., by Rev. John Clindt, pastor. Interment will be in Wellersburg Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 30, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

HOSSELRODE, Vernon M.

Vernon M. Hosselrode, 42, died this morning at his home in Corriganville following a lengthy illness. A native of Wellersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Franklin and Ellen (Smith) Hosselrode. Affiliated with Corriganville Reformed Church and a member of Cumberland Aerie No. 245, Eagles, Mr. Hosselrode had been employed at the plant of the Celanese Corporation of America. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Vivian (Spencer) Hosselrode; a daughter, Miss Verne Margaret Hosselrode, at home; a brother, Harry Hosselrode, Stringtown, Pa.; and two sisters, Mrs. Russell Troutman, Wellersburg, and Mrs. Harvey Smith, Corriganville. The body is at the residence. Services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p. m. at the Reformed Church. Rev. Frederick D. Oberkircher, pastor, will officiate and interment will be in White Oak Cemetery, RFD, Meyersdale, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 27, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSSELRODE, William

MEYERSDALE, Nov. 9 — William Hosselrode, 65, Northampton farmer, who had been ill for three months, died at Allegany Hospital at Cumberland, Sunday. Besides his wife, Mary Delbrook Hosselrode, he leaves two daughters, two brothers and a sister. The funeral service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Glencoe Reformed Church. Burial will he made in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Monday, November 9, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER,  Mrs. Anna Livengood

Meyersdale, Pa., Feb. 13 - Mrs. Anna Hostetler, aged 84, died yesterday morning at her home here after an illness of several months of a comoplication of diseases. She was the widow of Cyrus Hostetler. Mrs. Hostetler was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Livengood and was born March 8, 1851. Surviving are three children, Mrs. Cyrus Bird, Morris and Lloyd Hostetler, all of Meyersdale, and six grandchildren. The body has been removed to the Bird home where funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Willis E. Ronk, pastor of the Brethren church. Interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 13, 1935
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

 


 

HOSTETLER, August C.

MEYERSDALE — August C. Hostetler, 76, of Garrett, died Thursday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Garrett, he was a son of the late Harvey and Annie (Heining) Hostetler. Surviving are his widow, Leora (Burkholder) Hostetler; four sons, Donald and Edward Hostetler, Garrett; George Hostetler, Somerset, and Harold Hostetler, Garrett, RD l; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Decker, Garrett; two brothers, Charles and Ira Hostetler, Rockwood; a sister, Mrs. Darlie Schroyer, Garrett, RD 1; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home, where friends will be received after 4 p.m. today. A service wiil be conducted there Monday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Adrian Shearer officiating. Interment will be in Center Church Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, March 26, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Mrs. Clara M. Grove

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Clara M. Hostetler, 85, of RD 1, Salisbury, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Florence Albright. A native of Friendsville she was a daughter of the late Norman and Sarah (Uphold) Grove. Besides Mrs. Albright she is survived by three other daughters. Mrs. Iva Krause, Glenco; Mrs. Mary Albright, RD 1, Salisbury, and Mrs. Freda Zinn, RD 2, Meyersdale: two sons, Clarence Hostetler, Boynton, and Leonard Hostetler, Baldwin Park, Calif.; two brothers, Harry Grove, Friendsville, and George Grove, Cumberland: 23 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where friends will be received after 11 a.m. today. A service will be conducted there Monday at 11 a.m. by Rev. George Detwiler. Interment will be in Hostetler Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, August 21, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

HOSTETLER, Mrs. Dorothy Lucille Harvey
 
Dorothy Lucille Hostetler, 79, LaVale, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born June 27, 1922, at Deep Creek Lake, she was a daughter of the late Earl K. Harvey Sr. and Lena (Beckman) Harvey. She was also preceded in death by three infant brothers and sisters; and four brothers, Leonard, Marshall, Calvin, and Earl K. Harvey Jr.  She was a member of the LaVale Baptist Church, and was the director of the church nursery for more than 32 years.  Surviving are her husband of 59 years, E. Randall Hostetler; one son, Jeff Hostetler, Gloucester, Va.; four daughters, Linda Barncord, Hayes, Va., Rhea Pritts, LaVale, Nina Otto, Gloucester, and Dee Airesman, Cumberland; one sister, Fannie Mae Kolb, Accident; six brothers, Fred and Bob Harvey, Naples, Fla., Guy Harvey, Fort Myers, Fla., Ernest Harvey, Dillon, Mont., Arthur Harvey, Beaverton, Ore., and Doug Harvey, Billings, Mont.; and six grandchildren.  Friends were received at the John J. Hafer Funeral Home, LaVale. A service was held Tuesday, Feb. 19, with the Rev. Doug Strother and Rev. Kenny Heath officiating.  Interment was in Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland.  Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Nursery Department of LaVale Baptist Church, 1115 National Highway, LaVale, MD 21502. 
abt. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002; Hafer Funeral Home obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 10, 2014



HOSTETLER, Miss Edna Frances

Miss Edna Frances Hostetler, aged 38, died last Friday, April 2, at her home in Pocahontas, Greenville Township. She was born June 15, 1910, in Greenville Township, the daughter of William H. and Ella Sass Hostetler, the former deceased. In addition to her mother, she is survived by five brothers and two sisters: Jonas, Robert and Gordon Hostetler, Meyersdale, R.D. 3; Carl Hostetler, Meyersdale, R.D. 2; Edgar Hostetler, Boswell; Mrs. Simon Werner, Meyersdale, R.D. 3, and Miss Lela Hostetler, at home. Services were conducted from the Pocahontas Reformed Church on Monday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. J.E. Gindlesperger, former pastor, officiated. Interment was in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of H. R. Konhaus, Meyersdale mortician.
Meyersdale Republican, April 15, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



HOSTETLER, Mrs. Ella (Sass)

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Ella Hostetler, 85, of RD 3, Meyersdale, died at her home Friday.  Born in Somerset County, she was a daughter of the late Valentine and Annie (Donges) Sass and the widow of William Hostetler.  Survivors include seven children: Jonas Layman, Mrs. Simon Werner, Edgar Hostetler, Robert Hostetler and Carl Hostetler and Miss Lela Hostetler, all of here, and G.William Hostetler, Geneva, Ohio; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  Services will be conducted today at 2:30 p. m. at St. Mark's United Church of Christ by Rev. J. Earl Dobbs, pastor.  Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 2, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

HOSTETLER, Miss Ella Mae

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Miss Ella Mae Hostetler, 65, of RD 3, Meyersdale, died Monday in Meyersdale Community Hospital, where she had been a patient two months. Born near Meyersdale, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Sarah (Geiger) Hostetler. Miss Hostetler was a retired shirt factory worker. Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Robert Williams. Burial will be in Hostetler cemetery.
The Cumberland News, September 23, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Eugene C.

MEYERSDALE, Feb. 20 — Eugene C. Hostetler, 58 years old, recorder of deeds of Somerset county, died at 8:15 o'clock Sunday night in Hazel McGilvery Hospital where he had been a patient for some time. He suffered from a heart ailment which incapacitated him for six months. He was born in Meyersdale, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hostetler; and had spent his entire life in this vicinity, working as a surveyor and later as head of the Meyersdale Bottling Works. At the election in November, 1939, he was elected Somerset county recorder of deeds, which office he assumed January 6, 1940. He had been an unsuccessful candidate for commissioner four years before. Possessing a baritone voice, he was widely known as an entertainer and master of ceremonies. He was a member of the Brethren Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lulu Getty Hostetler, and these children: John of Wickett, Texas, Eugene of Ashtabula, Ohio, Mrs. Louise Campbell of Greensburg, Mrs. Eleanor Newman of Salisbury and Alice at home. He was a brother of Harry, James and Margaret Hosteller of Meyersdale and Mrs. Roy Deal and Paul of Pittsburgh.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 20, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


HOSTETLER, Floyd S.

BERLIN, Pa. - Floyd S. Hostetler, 77, of RD 3, Berlin, died yesterday at his home. A native of Somerset County, he was a son of the late Silas and Melinda (Folk) Hostetler. Surviving, are his widow, Vera E. (Beachley) Hostetler; two sons, Floyd B., Pittsburgh, and Kenneth K. Hostetler, Curtisville; a daughter, Mrs. Dale Smith, of here; four sisters, Mrs. Orpha Burkholder, Charlotte, N.C.; Mrs. Edith Gindlesperger, of here, and Mrs. Anna Shultz and Mrs. Ethel Keischensteiner, both of Meyersdale; three brothers, Markel, Charlotte; Kenneth, Keyser, W.Va., and Bruce Hostetler, Boston, Mass., and four grandchildren. The body is at the Johnson and Son Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Irvin Knieriem. Burial will be in Beachdale Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 14, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Frank

MEYERSDALE — Frank "Bud" Hostetler, 57, Garrett, a barber in that community for 34 years, died Monday in Meyersdale Community Hospital after a long illness. He was a native of Garrett, a son of Mrs. Mary (Gardner) Hostetler, Garrett, and the late Hiram Hostetler. Also surviving are his wife, Ocy (Pritts) Hostetler; three sons, Frank E. Hostetler, Salisbury, and Donald H. and Paul A., Garrett; five brothers, William R., Meyersdale; Leroy, James and David, Ravenna, Ohio, and George, West Warwick, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Stephen Bubner and Mrs. Robert Miller, Meyersdale; Mrs. William Whorrell, Garrett, and Mrs. Wesley Ansell, Rockwood, Pa., and four grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home and will be taken to the Garrett Church of the Brethren Friday at 12:30 p. m. for a service at 2 p. m. Rev. Dean Shetler and Rev. Earl Meyers will officiate and burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Garrett.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 4, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso
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HOSTETLER, Gilbert F.

FROSTBURG - Gilbert F. Hostetler, 51, of 68 Water Street, died yesterday at Baker VA Center, Martinsburg, where he had been a patient three weeks. A native of Greenville Township, Pa., he was a son of Robert and Mary (Bare) Hostetler of Pocahontas, Pa. Mr. Hostetler was owner and operator of the Frostburg Bakery and was a member of Pocahontas Luthern Church and Owls, and of Farrady Post 24, American Legion, Frostburg Aerie 1272, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Meyersdale BPO Elks and Frostburg Lodge 348, Loyal Order of Moose. Besides his parents, he is survived by his widow, Martha (Lewis) Hostetler; a son, Terry Hosletler, Cumberland; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Linda Kay Carter, Norfolk, Va., Bobbie Jean and Mary Martha Brown, at home; a brother, Blaine Hosteller, Finzel Road; and one grandchild. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Rev. Donald F. Saufe will officiate and interment will be in the Eckhart Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded graveside by Farrady Post American Legion.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 24, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

 HOSTETLER, Harry

Meyersdale, Pa., Oct. 9 — Services were held this afternoon at the home, Beachly street, for Harry Hostetler, 50, well-known traveling salesman, who died at his residence Friday of coronary occlusion according to Dr. P. C. Dosch, county coroner. The Rev. Nelson C. Brown, pastor of Amity Evangelical and Reformed church, officiated, and interment was in Union cemetery, Meyersdale. The body was found by his sister Miss Margaret Hostetler, Saturday. Mr. Hostetler, familiarly known as "Hosey," had been in the house alone while his wife was visiting her sister, Mrs. Leland Becker, at Jenkins, Ky. He evidently had tried to reach a telephone to call for help when stricken. He was last seen alive Thursday evening. His widow, Mrs. Hilda (Lichty) Hostetler, a brother, Paul Hostetler, Pittsburgh, and two sisters, Mrs. Roy Deal, Detroit, and Miss Margaret Hostetler, North street, survive him. Mr. Hosteller was recently elected commander of Charles E. Kelly Post, No. 112, American Legion. He was also a member of Meyersdale Lodge, No. 554, Free and Accepted Masons.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 9, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Harvey Milton

Harvey Milton Hostetler died at his home, Garrett RD 1, Nov. 23, on the 79th anniversary of the day of his birth. He was born Nov. 23, 1869, in Turkeyfoot Township, the son of Michael and Manda Manetta (Vought) Hostetler. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Arthur Faidley, Boynton; Mrs. Ben Shroyer, Garrett RD 1; Mrs. Phenice Patton, Rockwood RD 3; August Hostetler, Garrett RD 1; Charles Hostetler, Rockwood; Earl and Ira Hostetler, Boswell. Also surviving are 29 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. S. J. Ervin, Orbisonia, Pa., and Mrs. J. D. Johnson, Norfolk, Va. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m., in Center Lutheran Church, the Rev. Mr. Keitel officiating. Arrangements in charge of H. R. Konhaus, mortician, Meyersdale.
Meyersdale Republican, November 25, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Henry C.

OAKLAND, July 25 - Henry C. Hostetler, 79, retired farmer, who resided in this section more than 40 years, was buried this week in Richland Cemetery, Johnstown, Pa. He died last Saturday at the home of his son, Elmer R. Hostetler, Johnstown, after a lingering illness. Rev. George J. Jones officiated at services held in Johnstown Second Brethren Church. Born March 8, 1868, in Summit Mills, Pa., Mr. Hostetler was a son of the late Christian and Nellie (Wiltrout) Hostetler. On May 7, 1895, he married the former Miss Cora Beegley, who survives. He retired from farming about four years ago and had lived with his son since March. The past spring he sold his farm, located two miles north of here, to Fred Glotfelty. Mr. Hostetler was a member of Summit Mills Brethren Church. In addition to his son and widow, he leaves 10 other children, Curtis L., Harry W. and Allen E. Hostetler and Mrs. Albert Boyer, all of Johnstown; Miss Ruth Naomi Hostetler and Mrs. Richard Locke, Washington; Mrs. Herbert Markley, Wesley Chapel, Pa.; Mrs. Fred Landon, Mt. Lake Park; Mrs. Clarence Graham, Huntington, W. Va.; Henry C. Hostetler, Echo, Pa.; and Miss Cora Helen Hostetler, Oakland. Also surviving are a brother, Silas Hostetler, Meyersdale, Pa.; four sisters. Misses Lillie and Annie Hostetler and Mrs. Eli Yoder, Summit Mills, and Mrs. Peter D. Shelter, Kalona, la.; 47 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 25, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

 


 

HOSTETLER, Irvin E.

MEYERSDALE — Irvin E. Hosteller, 80, of Nevada, Iowa, died Friday in Iowa City, Iowa. Born in Greenville Township, Somerset County, April 16, 1895, he was a son of the late Edwin and Molly (Slagle) Hosteller. Preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Ruth (McKenzie) Hosteller, he is survived by a son, Robert Hostetler, Green Bay, Wisconsin; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Kantner, Somerset, and five grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Price Funeral Home tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at II a.m. Rev. William Davis will officiate and interment will be in the Hostetler Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 21, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso
)

 


 

HOSTETLER, John

John Hostetler, 59, 667 Highland Ave., Johnstown, died suddenly at 5:35 p.m. October 8. He suffered a heart attack just before quitting work for the day as a butcher in a Johnstown store. He was born May 13, 1889, near Meyersdale, the son of Samuel and Annabelle (Snyder) Hostetler. He is survived by his wife, Leah Webrick Hostetler and these children: Robert, Johnstown; Ernest W., Army captain at Long Branch, N.J.; Mrs. David Shumaker, Mrs. Kenneth Poorbaugh, Johnstown, and Esther and Paul at home. Also surviving are these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Minnie Saylor, Meyersdale; Mrs. Mollie Hostetler, Colo, Iowa; and Elmer Hostetler, Akron, Ohio. Services were conducted at H. M. Picking Sons' Funeral Home on October 11 at 2 o'clock by the Rev. John D. Ellis, pastor of the Moxham Church of the Brethren. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Meyersdale Republican, November 4, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Larry Dean

MEYERSDALE — Larry Dean Hostetler, infant son of Donald and Flora Mae (Rosenberger) Hostetler, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital shortly ofter birth. Also surviving are two brothers, Donald and Rickey Hostetler, at home. Private graveside rites will be conducted at Center Church Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 28, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Lloyd C.

MEYERSDALE — Lloyd C. Hostetler, 86, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born January 23, 1876, in Meyersdale, he was a son of Cyrus and Annie (Livingood) Hostetler. Surviving are his widow, Sue (Landis) Hostetler, and daughter, Mrs. Clarence Horning, here. He was a member of Main Street Brethren Church. Friends will be received at the Price Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. by Rev. Robert L. Hoffman. Interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 28, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Mrs. M. Ruth McKenzie

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. M. Ruth Hostetler, 67, died yesterday at her home. Born in Meyersdale, RD 3, she was a daughter of the late Joshua and Armeda (Arkley) McKenzie. Surviving are her husband, Irvin E. Hostetler; three children, C. Kenneth Hostetler, Alberquerque, N. Mex.; Mrs. Robert Kantner, Somerset, and Robert L. Hostetler, Green Bay, Wis.; four sisters, Mrs. Elmer Landis, Boswell; Mrs. Wilbur Weimer, RD 3; Mrs. Robert McKenzie, Libertyville, Illinois; Mrs. Joseph Werner, Finzel, Md.; two brothers, Raymond McKenzie, Ravena, Ohio, and Harold McKenzie, RD 3; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where friends will be received after 7 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited there tomorrow at 7 p.m. Requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a.m. at SS. Philip and James Catholic Church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 21, 1966
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 19, 2009

 


 

HOSTETLER, Miss Margaret

Meyersdale, May 21 - Miss Margaret Hostetler, 45, died Saturday morning at her home of a heart affliction. A lifelong resident, she was a school teacher for years. The daughter of the late John and Ellen Miller Hostetler, she leaves one brother Paul, of Pittsburgh, and one sister, Mrs. Roy Beal, at home.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, May 21, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 


 

HOSTETLER, Robert

SOMERSET- Robert Hostetler, 75, died Tuesday at his home on RD 1. Survivors include a son, Ray Hostetler: two daughters, Miss Rachel Hostetler and Mrs. Grace Hemminger, all of Rockwood; a brother, Hiram Hostetler, Garrett, and a sister, Mrs. William Flowers, Cumberland. The body is at the Mills-Mickey Funeral Home, Rockwood, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. by Rev. I. Hess Wagner, Somerset, and interment will be in Center Cemetery, Summit Township.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 11, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Miss Ruth Elizabeth

Pocahontas, Pa., April 20 — Miss Ruth Elizabeth Hostetler, 44, died Saturday morning. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Hostetler, three sisters and five brothers, all residents of Greenville township. Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon by the Rev. J. E. Gindlesperger, pastor of the Evangelical and Reformed churches of the Wills Creek charge. Interment was in the Lutheran cemetery at Pocahontas.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 20, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009

 


 

HOSTETLER, Silas C.

MEYERSDALE, PA. - Silas C. Hostetler, 89, of RD 4, died Sunday at his home. Born near here on June 17, 1872, he was a son of the late Christian and Nellie (Wiltrout) Hostetler. Besides his widow, Mrs. Malinda (Folk) Hostetler, he is survived by five sons, Carl M. Hostetler, Miami, Fla., Floyd Hostetler, Berlin; Markel Hostetler, Charlotte, N. C.; Kenneth L. Hostetler, Keyser, W. Va.; and Bruce W. Hostetler, Roslindale, Mass. Also surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Perry C. Burkholder, Charlotte, N. C.; Mrs. Charles Gindlesperger, Berlin; Mrs. Bruce Shultz, Berlin RD 1; Mrs. Harvey Kerschensteiner, RD 4; two sisters, Mrs. Eli Yoder, Grantsville; Miss Lillie Hostetler, RD 1; 29 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. with Rev. Edwin Wenck, Berlin United Church, in charge. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 5, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOSTETLER, Wayne

Meyersdale, Pa. UP - Wayne Hostetler was strangled in a freak accident on his father's farm at nearby Pocahontas when he slipped off a barrel in a barn Sunday and became entangled in a loop of bailing twine which was hanging from a wall. The boy's body was found by a brother Paul, 14, who called his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Carl Hostetler. The victim was dead on arrival at Miner's Hospital across the State line in Frostburg, Md.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, July 31, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOTCHKISS, Andrew

MEYERSDALE - Andrew Hotchkiss, 78, of RD 1, died Wednesday at his residence. Born in Elk Garden, W. Va., he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Crawford) Hotchkiss. Surviving are two sons, Harold Hotchkiss, RD 2, and William Hotchkiss, Lakeland, Fla.; four daughters. Miss Ethel Hotchkiss, RD 1; Mrs. Kathleen Christner, Boynton; Mrs. Elaine Franklin, Frostburg, and Mrs. Shirley Engle, West Salisbury; two brothers, James H. Hotchkiss, Cannonsburg, and Robert Hotchkiss, here; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Marbles, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Alice Miller, Grantsville; Mrs. Katherine Hersh, RD 1, and Mrs. Maggie Swartzwelder, Salisbury; 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a service will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. Paul Yoder will officiate and burial will be in the I00F Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, November 10, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

HOTCHKISS, Mrs. Naomia Jane Hetz

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Naomia Jane Hotchkiss, 45, of RD 2, died Sunday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born here, she was a daughter of Melvin and Alice (Winebrenner) Hetz, RD 1. Also surviving are her husband, Harold Hotchkiss; three sons, Boyd Hotchkiss, St. Clara, Mich.; Raymond and John Hotchkiss, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Roger Wahl, here; Mrs. Donald Thorogson, Mrs. Lennant Olsen, Chicago, Illinois, and Mary Hotchkiss, at home; seven brothers, Harrison, Charles, Marvin, Marshal, and Melvin Hetz, of here; Kenneth Hetz, Johnstown, and Raymond Hetz, Cleveland, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. William Kraus, here; Mrs. John Sagar, Cleveland, and Mrs. Merle Murray, Garrett; and four grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert Burns will officiate and interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, September 15, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


HOTCHKISS, Pvt. Richard C.

Killed, Pvt. Richard C. Hotchkiss, Jr., 32, of Mt. Savage, in Belgium on December 31, 1944
One of the first married men from Mt. Savage to enter, the armed Forces, Pvt. Hotchkiss was the husband of Mrs. Nellie Diehl Hotchkiss and the father of four children. At the time of his enlistment on May 7, 1944, he was employed by the Union Mining Company. He had been overseas since last November 12. Pvt. Hotchkiss was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Hotchkiss, Sr. He was a member of the Mt. Savage Methodist Church, and belonged to the Junior O. U. A. M.. and to the Mt. Savage Volunteer Fire Department. His children are James, 11; Margaret Ann, 7; Thomas Lee, 4; and Mary Regina, 2.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 15, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012


 

HOTT, Harold Warfield

HAMPSHIRE NEWS -  Review (Romney) of 13th - Harold Warfield Hott, son of John B. and Ora M. Hott, died at the home of his parents last Wednesday aged 6 years, 10 mos and 10 days. Burial services were held at Ebenezer Thursday conducted by Rev. J. H. Billingsley.
Keyser Tribune, November 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010

 


 

HOTT, James

James Hott, one of the most upright citizens of the county, was found dead in bed at his home about four miles south of Romney, Thursday morning of last week. He had been in his usual health the day before, so that his sudden death was a shock to his family. He is survived by his widow and eleven children, six grandchildren, three sisters and five brothers. He was 56 years, 3 months and 28 days old. He had been a member of the M. E. Church, South, for over 21 years and was a good, faithful, Christian man and ready when the summons came to call him home.
Keyser Tribune November 7, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 29, 2010

 


 

HOTT, Rullie Georgianna Harden

Rullie Georgianna "Butch" Hott, 65, of Callah Hill, Mount Savage, Md., died Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born January 22, 1940, in Mount Savage, she was the daughter of the late John E. Harden and Margaret C. (Winebrenner) Harden. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert C. Harden. Mrs. Hott retired as a home health care aide with the Allegany County Health Dept. and the State of Maryland. She was a lifetime member of the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir, member of the Mt. Savage Volunteer Fire Co., and a longtime worker of the Friday night dinners at the fire hall. Surviving are her husband of 44 years, Roy E. Hott; one son, Roy A. Hott and wife Krista, Bedford; two daughters, LouAnn Bittner and husband Kevin, Mt. Savage, and Rene Beal and husband Daniel, Mt. Savage; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild whom she was dedicated to; two brothers, John E. Harden and wife Ruth, Utica, NY, and Charles D. Harden and wife Jean, Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Helen May Blank and husband Elmer, Mt. Savage; one sister-in-law, Marie Harden, Pittsburgh; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. by members of the Mt. Savage Fire Dept. Funeral services will be conducted at the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Richard C. Broome, Jr. officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Mt. Savage Methodist Cemetery Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 S. George St., Cumberland, Md. 21502, the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church, PO. Box 603, Mt. Savage, Md. 21545, or the Mt. Savage Fire Dept. Hall. Friends can also send the family condolences at durstfuneralhome. com.
The Bedford Gazette, April 8, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 22, 2011

 


 

HOTT, Willis

HARDY COUNTY - Willis Hott, son of D. G. Hott, Kirby, died suddenly Friday morning, after a short illness. Rev. J. Saville preached the funeral Sunday at Hotts Chapel. Mr. Hott was a brother of Mrs. Dick Davis, of that place.
Mineral Daily News, March 15, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 2, 2010


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