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KERCHBULL, John A.

John A. Kerchbull, aged 66 years, a native of Washington County, died yesterday at the County Home, of heart trouble. He had been an inmate at the almshouse for about a week. The deceased was formerly a blacksmith. The body was removed to the Stein mortuary and prepared for burial. Interment was made in the Allegany County Cemetery this morning.
Cumberland Evening Times, April 7, 1919
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 7, 2009

 


KERCHEVALE, Charles Edward
 
Charles Edward Kerchevale, 78, a former resident of Oldtown, died yesterday at the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland. A native of Cumberland he was a son of the late John A. and Mary M. (Tucker) Kerchevale. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Esther (Drunoski) (sic) Kerchevale; a son, Earl Kerchevale, Oldtown; four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Headley, Wiley Ford; Mrs. Ethelyn Sachs, Hyattsville; Mrs. Dorothy Twigg and Mrs. Lydia Thomas, Baltimore; three step-daughters, Mrs. Clarence Golden, Corriganville; Mrs. Freda Showalter, city, and Mrs. Rita Rice, Baltimore, and seven grandchildren. 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 conducted from the funeral home Friday, 1 p. m., with Rev. Howard J. Reckley officiating. Burial will be in Olive Grove Cemetery, Oidtown.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 17, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 9, 2012


 
KERCHEVALE, Mrs. Esther M. Drewnoski
 
Mrs. Esther M. Kerchevale, 73, formerly of Oldtown, died yesterday at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. A native of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late William and Christina (Windemuth) Drewnoski, and was the widow of Charles E. Kerchevale.  Surviving are a son, Earl Kerchevale, Deleware, Md.; five daughters, Mrs. Edward Sachs, Green Spring; Mrs. Fred Showalter, Cumberland; Mrs. Rita Rice, Baltimore; Mrs. Clarence Golden, Ellerslie, and Mrs Gladys Headley, Wiley Ford; four brothers, Charles A. Drew, Cumberland, and William S., George and Melvin Drew, all of Locust Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Hagelin, Maple Shade, N. J., and Mrs. Ada Ruppert, Riverdale, Md.; two step daughters, Mrs. Lydia Thomas and Mrs. Dorothy Twigg, both of Baltimore; 35 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, December 9, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 9, 2012


 

KERENS, Leon

LaVale - Leon Kerens, 77, of 601 North Fourth Street, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 1989, at Frostburg Community Hospital.
Born June 24, 1912, in Elkins, W. Va., he was the son of the late Martin and Rebecca (Tripplett) Kerens.
Mr. Kerens retired as assistant supervisor of track for Western Maryland Railroad in 1974 and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Surviving are his widow, Bertha Ellen (VonDevender) Kerens; two daughters, Ruth Wilma Chaney, Wichita Falls, Texas; and Janet Lee Kerens, Cumberland; two brothers, Jack Kerens, Seattle, Wash.; and Burl Kerens, Daytona Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Ocie Armentrout, Ridgeley, W. Va.; and Alma Strawder, Smyrna, Tenn.; and one granddaughter.
Friends will be received at the George-Upchurch Funeral Home, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
(about Oct 14, 1989, no publication noted)
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 1, 2011

 


Name: Elizabeth A. Brodie Kergan, 96, of Frostburg, MD
 
Parents: William and Janey (Everson) Kay
 
DOB: October 5, 1908, in England
 
DOD: Monday, March 21, 2005, at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Center, Frostburg, MD
 
Spouses: first husband, Thomas Brodie; second husband, Cecil Kergan
 
Predeceased by: parents; husbands; sons, Thomas and Andrew Brodie; brothers, William Kay and Joseph Kay
 
Survived by: sons, Robert Brodie and wife Helen, Virginia Beach, VA; Harold Brodie and wife Shirley, Rome, NY; daughters, Janey Pfaff and husband James, Frostburg; Colleen Terlesky, Hagerstown, MD; brothers, Jack Kay and Richard Kay, LaTrobe, PA; sister, Lillian Binder, CA
 
Burial: Cremation

 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 17, 2014 

KERGAN, Robert Cecil

ECKHART - Robert Cecil Kergan, 61, died yesterday at his home. He had been in failing health for some time. Born in Frostburg, a son of the late Robert H. and Nellie (Harris) Kergan, he was a salesman for the Great American Tea Company. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth (Brodie) [nee, Kay] Kergan; four sons, Robert E. Kergan, Madison Heights, Mich.; John A. Kergan, Mentor, Ohio; Cecil G. and James W. Kergan, Frostburg; four step-sons, Andrew Brodie, Ft. Dix, N.J.; Thomas Brodie, Silver Spring; Robert Brodie, Norfolk, Va. and Harold Brodie of England; two step-daughters, Mrs. Janie Pfaff, Frostburg, and Mrs. Colleen Terlesty, Takoma Park; four sisters, Mrs. Pinkney Holmes, Mrs. Alan Hager, Mrs. William Lemmert and Mrs. John Ritchie, all of Frostburg, and 18 grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 3, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

KERGAN, Robert

A service for Robert Cecil Kergan, 61, of Eckhart, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Durst Funeral Home.  Rev. George L. Wehler will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Pall bearers will be Walter McFarland, Oliver Johnson, Charles Stewart, Charles Berry, Wilbur Mock and Dale Fettig.
Friday, 04 October 1963; The Cumberland Evening Times
Posted March 20, 2011

 


 

KERN, Miss Jane Ellen

Miss Jane Ellen Kern, one of the oldest residents of Romney, died at her home here at an early hour Fri morning, at the advanced age of 84 years. She had been an invalid for many years. She is survived by one brother and several sisters, all of them living away from here. Funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased Sun morning, conducted by Rev I G Michael, assisted by Rev G A Gibbons. Interment in Indian Mount cemetery.
Romney Review
Keyser Tribune, January 26, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 27, 2010


 

KERN, Mrs. Mamie B. Shaffer

Mrs. Mamie B. Kern, 93, of Uniontown, R. D. 1, (Evans Manor), died at 7:30 a.m. today at her home. She was born Feb. 8, 1883, in Hyndman, a daughter of the late Espie and Phoebe Shaffer. She was a resident of the Uniontown area since 1922, and a former member of the Baptist church in Uniontown. She is survived by three sons, Merle B. Kern of Vida, Ore., Carl W. of Allison Park, and Thomas H. of Uniontown R. D. 1; four daughters, Misses Elizabeth and Ida Mae Kern, both at home, Mrs. Charles (Regina) Jacobs of Lemont Furnace R. D. 1, and Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Atkinson of Uniontown; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, Roy Shaffer of Hyndman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis W. Kern.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, May 18, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2010

 


KERNS, Mrs. George

Mrs. George Kerns, 41 years of age, died at Miners Hospital, Frostburg on Tuesday (14 Sep.) from bronchial problems suffered since April.  Her husband and mother, Mrs. Mary Humbertson; and a brother, Edward C. Humbertson of Elk Lick, PA also survive.  The funeral is from the St. Paul Lutheran Church and burial at Percy Cemetery with Rev. Harry Berdelman.
The Cumberland Times, 16 Sep. 1915
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



KERR, Miss Abbie

HARRISONBURG, VA -   Miss Abbie Kerr, 76 years old, died Wed at the home of her sister, Mrs W B Compton.
Keyser Tribune, August 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 18, 2010

 


 

KERR, Catherine

Mrs. Catherine Kerr, 39, of Hyndman, Pa., died last night in Allegany Hospital, where she was admitted Thursday. Her husband, Mason Kerr, is among the survivors. Mrs. Kerr was a daughter of the late Luther and Hattie (Martz) Kerr and was a native of Hyndman. She was a member of the Hyndman Reformed Church and of the Daughters of America. Surviving, besides her husband, are four children, John Korns, Jr., and Mary Elizabeth Korns, by a first marriage; Helen Marie Kerr and Eleanora Sue Kerr, all at home; two brothers, Luther Martz, Cumberland, and Lloyd Martz, Hyndman; a sister, Mrs. Eleanora Willison, Buffalo Mills, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 3, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 


 

KERR, Earl M.

FROSTBURG — Earl M. "Pikey" Kerr, 58, a veteran of World War I, died this morning at his residence, 3 East Main Street. Born in Elk Garden, he held membership in Farrady Post 24, American Legion, and Local 1496, Amalgamated Motor Coach Employes of America. His parents were the late David and Marion (Clarkson) Kerr. Surviving are his widow, the former Anna Powell; two children, Mrs. Cecil Grove and Robert Kerr, Frostburg; two sisters, Miss Elsie Kerr, Elizabeth, Pa., and Mrs. John Folk, Cumberland; a brother, John Kerr, Akron, and two grandchildren. The body is at the home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 17, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009




KERR, Mrs. Effie Adkins
 
FROSTBURG - Mrs. Effie Kerr, 76, of 80 Mt. Pleasant Street, died this morning in Miners Hospital where she had been a patient a week. She had been in failing health for sometime. The wife of Thomas Kerr and the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Adkins, she was a member of Welsh Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving, besides her husband, are five sons, Charles, William, Jack and Walter, all of Frostburg, and Glen, Cumberland; daughter, Mrs. Viola Alexander, Lonaconing, and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The body will be at the residence after 7 p. m. today.
Cumberland Evening Times, January 29, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 19, 2013


 

 


Eldred A. Kerr

KERR, Eldred A.

Frostburg, Oct. 2 - Eldred A. Kerr, 31, son of Mrs.& Mrs. Thomas Kerr, Mt. Pleasant street, died last night at the Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, where he was admitted Monday after being injured in an accident at the Maryland Ship Building Corporation, where he had been employed as a foreman for about six months. He was said to have fallen down the hatchway of a ship on which he was working sustaing a crushed pelvis, internal injuries and a fractured arm. In June, Mr. Kerr and Miss LaVerne Rankin, this city, were married.  Besides his parents and wife, he leaves five brothers, Charles, William, Thomas, John and Glenn, all of Frostburg, and one sister, Mrs. James Layden, Lonaconing.
The body will be brought here today.

October 2, 1941, The Cumberland Evening Times

 


 

KERR, Edward I.

MANNS CHOICE — Edward I. Kerr, 71, of 2431 Logan Street, Harrisburg, died in Polyclinic Hospital there Monday. Born August 9, 1902, in Rawlings, Md., he was a son of the late George and Mary Elizabeth (Bittner) Kerr. He was a retired salesman. Surviving are one brother, James G. Kerr, Bowling Green, and two sisters, Miss Norma Kerr and Miss Ruth Kerr, both of Harrisburg. The body will be at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, by Rev. George 0. Butz. Interment will be in Green Mount Cemetery, Cumberland.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 26, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

 


 

KERR, Grace L. Klink

Grace L. Kerr, 68, of Hyndman, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 1995, at home. She was born April 9, 1926, in Bakersville, a daughter of the late David and Alma (Bockus) Klink. Preceded in death by her husband, J. Mason Kerr, March 8, 1962, she is survived by two daughters, Nancy E. (wife of Donald V. Hillegass) of Manns Choice RD 1, and Alice D. (wife of Stephen L. Stouffer) of Hyndman; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and three sisters, Edna Taylor of Kentucky, Ada Bennett of Mt. Savage, Md., and Sherri Gregory of Florida. She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. Mrs. Kerr was a member of Hyndman First United Church of Christ, the Ladies Auxiliary and the Hyndman Veterans of Foreign Wars Oscar Jordan Post 7375. Funeral services: 1 p.m. Sunday at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, with the Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Bedford Gazette, February 11, 1995
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2010

 




James Muir Kerr

KERR, James M. 

FROSTBURG --- James M. Kerr, 80, of 112 Spring Street, died yesterday at his home. Born at Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Thomas and Jean (Muir) Kerr. Surviving are his widow, Virginia (Schutz) Kerr: two brothers, William Kerr, Wilkinsburg, Pa.,
and a number of nieces and nephews.
The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 11 a.m. by James F. Pryor and burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Dalton Hillegas, Lester Furlow, Walter Geary, James P. Pryor, Albert Hillegas, and Lowery Moser.
The Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, September 12, 1966 
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, May 21, 2010
Posted May 13, 2011






KERR, James T.

STAUNTON VA -  James
T. Kerr, of New Hope, 68 years old, died suddenly early Tuesday morning, leaving a wife and two sons, one of them, H. M. Kerr, cashier
of the Bank of commerce of Norfolk.  Mr. Kerr served through the Civil War, in the First Va. Cavalry, and was wounded two days before the surrender.

Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010

 

 

KERR, Mrs. Jane N.

Frostburg, Md., Oct. 15 — The funeral of Mrs. Jane N. Kerr, aged 81 years, who died at the home ot her son, Thomas Kerr, Mt. Pleasant street, early yesterday morning, following a six month illness of old age complications, will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, Rev. Harry Pearson, of the International Bible Students' Association, officiating. Further services will be held Thursday morning after which the body will be removed to Homestead, Pa. for burial. Mrs. Kerr was a native of Glasgow, Scotland, coming to this country about sixty years ago. She was the widow of the late Thomas Kerr, who died about four years ago. She is survived by six sons, John, William, Thomas and James Kerr, all of this city; Alex Kerr, Wilkinsburg, Pa.; and Harmon Kerr, Greensburg, Pa.; and three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Stouffer, Youngstown, Ohio; Mrs. Mary Hutchinson, Duquesne, Pa.; and Mrs. J. Mendelson, Phoenix, Arizona.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 15, 1928
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009

 

 

KERR, John C.

John C. Kerr, 83, retired tannery worker, died Saturday at his Hyndman, Pa., home. A native of Mann's Choice, Pa., he was a son ot the late William J. and Anna Marie (Turner) Kerr. He was a member of the Reformed Church. His wife, the former Alice Mortimore, died sometime ago. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Josephine Kennell, Wellersburg, Pa.; Mrs. Elnora Grove, Penbrook, Pa., and Mrs. Amy Thies, Fredonia, N. Y.; three sons, Charles E. Kerr, Hoopstown, Illinois; Earl M. Kerr, South Gate, Calif., and J. Mason Kerr, Hyndman; a sister Mrs. Mary Bordner, Hyndman; and a brother, Scott Kerr, Roanoke, Va.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 13, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009



KERR, John M.

FROSTBURG — John M. Kerr, 81, of Shaft, died this morning in the Cumberland Nursing Home where he had been a patient since last June. A native of  Gilmore, Mr. Kerr was the last surviving member of his immediate family. His wife, Mrs. Laura (McKenzie) Kerr, preceded him in death. Mr. Kerr was a retired employee of the Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers of America, and was a member of the JOUAM Lodge of Frostburg. He was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of Cresaptown. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 26, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2014


 

KERR, John Mason

HYNDMAN — John Mason Kerr, 61, died suddenly yesterday after a heart attack. Born in Mann's Choice, November 12, 1900, he was a son of John and Alice Kerr. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of Oscar Jordan Post 7375, VFW; life member of Bedford American Legion and of Hyndman Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Grace (Klink) Kerr; five daughters, Mrs. Helen Marie Hillegas, Mann's Choice; Elinora Sue Kerr, Laurelton, Pa.; Mrs. Mary E. Maust, Somerset; Nancy E. and Alice D. Kerr, at home: one son, John J. Korns, Hyndman; one brother, Charles E. Kerr, Hoopston, Illinois; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Sue Thies, Fredonia, N.Y., and Mrs. Elinora Grove, Creek Road, Cumberland, and ten grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Zeigler Funeral Home where a service will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. John Zinn will officiate and interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery. VFW Post 7375 will accord full military rites at graveside.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 9, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009



KERR, John R.

John R. Kerr, 70, former public school teacher and noted local sportsman, died Monday morning at his home on Virginia Avenue. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Laura McKenzie Kerr. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, and Fraternal Order of Eagles, of which he was past president, secretary and past state president. He was a member of Eagles, Inc., of Waynesboro, BPO Elks, Loyal Order of Moose, Potomac Fish and Game Club, Morris Frock Post of the American Legion, South End Fire Company, Hall of Fame Club. He was a veteran of World War II. He graduated from Beall High School in 1923, from Frostburg Normal School in 1925, the Western Maryland College in 1934. He received a master of education degree at the University of Maryland in 1947 and a professional diploma from Columbia University in 1955. He had been a teacher at Manchester in Carroll County and Chestnut Grove, Winter Street, Woodland Way Junior High School, South Potomac Junior High School, Hagerstown High School, and South Hagerstown High School. He was a member of the National, State and Local Retired Teachers Association, and Phi Delta Kappa. He is survived by his widow, Saranna White Kerr; two daughters, Mrs. JoAnn Thacker of Tacoma Park, Md., and Mrs. Betty Hesson of Westminster; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were held Wednesday. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 28, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2014




KERR, Joseph (infant)
 
A one-car accident late yesterday afternoon near Bayard on W. Va. Route 90 resulted in the death of two persons and the admission of six others to hospitals. Two families from Euclid, Ohio were traveling north on Route 90, in the same car, a convertible, and according to Cpl. Jack Baker, of the Petersburg Detachment of West Virginia State Police, the car apparently had run out of the road and traveled along a side ditch and overturned. Joseph Kerr, 2, was thrown from the car and was dead on arrival at Garrett County Memorial in Oakland. Charles Durst Sr., 31, was also dead on arrival at the same hospital. Taken to the West Virginia Medical Center, Morgantown, were Ivan Kerr Sr., 28 and his son, Ivan Kerr Jr., 4. Both were in critical condition when transferred. Admitted to the Garrett County Memorial Hospital were Mrs. Susan Durst, 26, wife of Charles Durst Sr., and Charles Durst, 6, and Kevin Durst, 4. Also admitted was Carolyn Kerr, 25, wife of Ivan Kerr Sr., and mother of Ivan Kerr Jr. Mrs. Kerr is said to be a native of Garrett County and the two families were planning to visit relatives at Grantsville before returning to Euclid. The bodies of Mr. Durst and Joseph Kerr were taken to the Minnich Funeral Home in Oakland.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 6, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 1, 2014



KERR, Mr. Laura McKenzie

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Laura (McKenzie) Kerr, 64, wife of John Kerr, died this morning at her residence in Shaft. She was a member of Shaft Methodist Church. Besides her husband, Mrs. Kerr leaves a son, John Kerr, Jr., Hagerstown; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Cunningham, Lord, and Mrs. Charles Harvey, Shaft; two brothers, Elijah McKenzie, Midland, and Ernest McKenzie, Shaft; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home.
Cumberland Evening Times, March 27, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2014

 
KERR, Mrs. Laura McKenzie
 
FROSTBURG — Services for Mrs. Laura (McKenzie) Kerr, 64, wife of John Kerr, Shaft, who died yesterday, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. from the Hafer Funeral Home here by Rev. Louis L. Emerick, Midland. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times, March 28, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2014

 

KERR, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bittner

HYNDMAN — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Kerr, 84, RD 1, Manns Choice, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital. A native of Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late James C. and Sarah (Keady) Bittner. Her husband was the late George W. Kerr. Survivors include three sons, Harman H. Kerr, Elkins; James G. Kerr, Cumberland, and Edward J. Kerr, at home; two daughters, Norma C. and Ruth M. Kerr, both at home; a sister, Mrs. Dessie Raupach, Cumberland; a brother, Arthur M. Bittner, LaVale; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m., at the Zeigler Funeral Home by Rev. Lee A. Peeler, pastor of Grace Reformed Church of Manns Choice. Interment will be in the Greenmount Cemetery in Cumberland.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 23, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


KERR, Mrs. Marie Bowen

Midland - Mrs. Marie Kilduff, 70, died yesterday in Miners Hospital in Frostburg. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late George and Sarah (Anthony) Bowen. Her husband, Bernard Kilduff, preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Michael Cunningham and Mrs. Manuel Blanco, here; a son, John Kilduff, here; a brother, George M. Bowen, Turtle Creek, Pa., and six grandchildren. She was a member of the sodality of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received after 7 p. m. today. The rosary will be recited there at 8 p.m. today.Requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 25, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 

KERR, Mrs. Minnie Clarkson

The funeral of Mrs. Minnie Kerr, 66, who died Saturday morning at her home on Mechanic street, Cumberland, was held today from the late home. Burial was in Old Coney Cemetery, here. She was Minnie Clarkson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Govin Clarkson, of this place, before her marriage. She leaves the following survivors: Mrs. John Folk, Everett Kerr, Elizabeth Kerr, Earl Kerr, John Kerr, and David Kerr.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 1, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

 

KERR, Miss Pearl Catherine

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Miss Pearl Catherine Kerr, 45, daughter of Mrs. Mary (Bittner) Kerr, Mann's Choice, and the late George W. Kerr, died yesterday at her home. Born March 9, 1904, in Davis, W. Va., she was a member of Bedford Presbyterian Church and Buffalo Mills Grange. She also leaves three brothers, Edward J. Kerr, Mann's Choice; James G. Kerr, Cumberland, and Harman H. Kerr, Elkins, W. Va.; and two sisters, Ruth and Norma E. Kerr, at home. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the residence with Rev. B. L. Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Cumberland.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 21, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

 


 

KERR, Stanley Forrest

Stanley Forrest (Pete) Kerr, 50, of 465 Goethe street, died yesterday. A son of the late David and Marian (Clarkson) Kerr, he was a native of Elk Garden, W. Va. Mr. Kerr was gassed in the World War. A former employe of the Kelly Springfield Tire Company, he was a member of the Junior Order. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Belle (Haus) Kerr; a daughter, Miss Helen Kerr, at home; a son, Forrest S. Kerr, at home; four brothers, David Kerr, Elizabeth, Pa.; Earl Kerr, Frostburg; John Kerr, Akron, and Everett Kerr, Braddock, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. John Folk, city, and Miss Elsie Kerr, National, Md.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 18, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

 


 

KERR, Thomas

FROSTBURG — Thomas Kerr, 84, of 80 Mt. Pleasant Street, died yesterday at his home following an illness of nine months. Born at Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Thomas and Jean (Muir) Kerr. Mr. Kerr was a retired miner and was a member of the Frostburg Republican Club and a charter member of the Frostburg Volunteer Fire Company. His wife, Effie (Adkins) Kerr, preceded him in death. Surviving are four sons, Charles, William and John Kerr, all of Frostburg, and Glenn Kerr, Cumberland; a daughter, Mrs. Viola Alexander, Lonaconing; three brothers, William and James Kerr, Frostburg, and Alex Kerr, Homestead, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Jean Menderson, Phoenix, Ariz., 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home after 7 p.m. today. Services will be conducted there Friday at 4 p. m. by Rev. Kenneth E. Morelock and burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 14, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

 



Mrs. Virginia Anne Schutz Kerr

KERR, Mrs. Virginia Anne Schutz

MRS. KERR SERVICE
FROSTBURG ---  A service for Mrs. Virginia S. Kerr, 89, formerly of 112 Spring Street, who died Sunday, will be conducted today at 4 p.m. at the Durst Funeral Home.  James Pryor will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Gilbert Turbin, Roy Barnes, Richard Self, Harvey Weslow, William Watkins and Roy Sparks.
The Cumberland News, Tuesday, May 23, 1972 
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, May 21, 2010
Posted May 13, 2011




KERSCHENSTEINER, Mrs. Florence Mae Miller

Mrs. Florence Mae Kerschensteiner, 60, of Somerset, died at 5 p.m. Friday in Somerset Community Hospital. She was born May 18, 1899, at Indian Head, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rachel McKenzie Miller. She was a member of the Somerset First Christian Church. Surviving are her husband, Frank Kerschensteiner; four daughters, Mrs. Rachel Christner of New Jersey, Mrs. Idella Critchfield and Mrs. Betty Maust, both of Somerset; and Mrs. Thelma Snyder of Berlin; eight grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Melinda Jurca of Acosta, Mrs. Sarah Merrbach of Maryland, and Mrs. Margaret Yon of Altoona; one brother, Leo S. Miller of Somerset. The body will be at the Miller funeral home in Somerset after 7 p.m. today where the service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Paul Weber officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 5, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 7, 2009

 


KERSCHENSTEINER, Harvey L.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Harvey L. Kerschensteiner, 60, of RD 4, Meyersdale, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born near Meyersdale, he was a son of the late Lewis and Edith (Hersh) Kerschensteiner. Surviving are his widow, Ethel (Hostetler) Kerschensteiner; a son, Edward L. Kerschensteiner, Toledo, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Irvin Knieriem, Somerset; two brothers, Carl, RD Meyersdale, and Frank Kerschensteiner, White Haven; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Herwig, and Mrs. Homer Altmiller, both of Friedens, and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where services will be provided Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, January 3, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

 


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