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ASH, Mrs. Alice Yoder

Springs, Pa. - Mrs. Alice Ash, 85, died Tuesday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Springs, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Susan (Stevanus) Yoder. She was the last surviving member of her family and a member of Springs Mennonite Church and the Ladies Aid of the church. Surviving are a son, Clyde Ash, here; three daughters, Mrs. Lura Folk, here; Mrs. Rosella Baker and Mrs. Oleveta Killius, RD 1, Grantsville; 17 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville. It will be taken to the Springs Mennonite Church tomorrow at noon for a service at 2 p.m. Rev. Roy Otto and Rev. Walter Otto will officiate and interment will be in Springs Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 16, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 21, 2011

Name: Donald E. Ash, 67, of Somerset 

Parents: Charles and Evelyn (Burket) Ash 

DOB: July 19, 1942, in Jefferson Twp.,  

DOD:  June 27, 2010 at In Touch Hospice House 

Spouse: Nancy (Emert) Ash 

Predeceased by: sister Ruth Peterson 

Survived by:  wife; children, Donald Ash and wife Ruth Ann of Somerset, Cathy Garlesky and husband David of Hollsopple, John Ash and wife Stacy of Somerset, and Michael Ash of Myrtle Beach, and Melissa Webber of Somerset; grandchildren, Heather Pritts, Lynn Wyant, Shawn Pritts, Tiffany Ash and James Hay, Kayla Umbaugh, Katlyn and Sara Custer, Samantha Garlesky and Blaze Ash 

Burial:  none noted 

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

ASH, Miss Ethel L.

Services for Miss Ethel L. Ash, 87, of Patterson Creek, who died suddenly Thursday, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Scarpelli Funeral by Rev. Wilbur Elliott.  Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be A. L. Fisher,  Robert Holler, Robert Bradield, Glenwood Logsdon, John McClure and Justin Ratcliff.
Cumberland Evening Times, page 7; Saturday, September 23, 1972
(Courtesy of Pat Robison)
Posted September 1, 2012

Name: Eugene "Jug" William Ash, 70, of Frostburg, MD

Parents: Eugene and Clara Grace (Sheaffer) Ash
DOB: July 29, 1937, in Garrett, PA
DOD: Friday, March 21, 2008, at WMHS - Braddock Campus, Cumberland, MD 
Military: Veteran of U.S. Air Force 
Spouse: Barbara J. (Dickel) Ash 
Predeceased by: parents; brother, Bill Brant; sisters, Arlene Crawford and Diana Bittinger 
Survived by: wife; sons, Eugene Joseph Ash, Frostburg; David Ash and wife Julie, Columbia, MD; daughter, Pamela Ash, Baltimore, MD 
Burial: March 25, 2008, Frostburg Memorial Park
 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2014


ASH, Gay R.

PATTERSON CREEK, W.Va.
Gay R. Ash, 90, of Patterson Creek, died Tuesday, June 15, 1993, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland.  Bom Sept. 20, 1902, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Henry Ash and Sarah C. (Gross) Ash.  He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.  Mr. Ash was a trackman for the CSX Corporation. Methodist by faith, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Ways.  Surviving are one brother, Elmer H. Ash, Fort Ashby, W.Va.; one sister. Hazel M. Taylor, Patterson Creek; a special niece, Lorraine Davis, Fort Ashby; two special nephews, Lloyd M. Welker and Donald A. Welker, both of Patterson Creek; and several other  nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, Virginia Avenue, Thursday from noon to 1p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Wilbur Elliott.  Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cumberland.
Cumberland Times News, 5C;  Wednesday, June 16, 1993            
(Courtesy of Pat Robison)
Posted September 1, 2012

ASH, Harry Roscoe

Harry Roscoe (Pete) Ash, 72, of Flintstone, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient four days. Born in Flintstone, he was a son of the late Jackson M. and Jennie (Diehl) Ash. A retired Kelly - Springfield Tire Company employe, he was a member of Flintstone Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Zola (Bible) Ash; a son, William R. Ash, Flat Rock, Mich., and three grandchildren, The body is at the Silcox- Merritt Funeral Residence where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, July 1, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


 
ASH, Jackson M.

Jackson M. Ash, aged 66, a retired mail carrier, died at 8 o'clock this morning at his home in Flintstone, following a brief illness. Mr. Ash was stricken with paralysis a week ago while visiting his son, James W. Ash, Cumberland, and was removed to his home in Flintstone several days ago. Besides his wife, Mrs. Jennie Ash, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. C. H. Robinette, Beaver, Pa., and three sons, Thomas R. and James W. Ash, Cumberland, and Roscoe, at Flintstone. Four grandchildren also survive. Mr. Ash was a member of Woodmen of the World and Odd Fellows. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon with services at the M. E. Church, Flintstone. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 24, 1928
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


 
ASH, James Walter

James Walter "Nick" Ash, 63, of Flintstone, was pronounced dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial hospital where he was taken after collapsing on a street in South Cumberland. He had been in failing health ten years, and Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, said death was due to natural causes. A native and life-long resident of Flintstone, he was a son of Mrs. Jennie (Diehl) Ash, Flintstone, and the late Jackson Ash. Mr. Ash was a veteran of World War I and held membership in the Oddfellowship Club, where he had been employed as custodian. Surviving, besides his mother, are a son, James W. Ash, Jr., who is with the armed forces in Korea; two brothers, Thomas R. and Harry R. Ash; a sister, Mrs. C. H. Robinette., all of Flintstone, and three grandchildren. The body will remain at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a. m. by Rev. Adam Grim, pastor of Grace Methodist Church. Interment will be in Lahmansville (W. Va.) Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 26, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


ASH, Mrs. Jennie Diehl

Mrs. Jennie Ash, 96, of Flintstone, died today in Allegany County Infirmary where she was a patient six years. A native of Bedford County, she was a daughter of the late George and Susan (Means) Diehl. Her husband, Jackson McCullen Ash, died in 1928. Mrs. Ash was a member of Flintstone Methodist Church. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are two sons, Thomas R. and Harry Roscoe Ash, both of Flintstone; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Home where services will be held Sunday at 3 p. m. by the Rev. John E. Ewald, pastor of Flintstone Methodist Church. Burial, will be in IOOF Cemetery, Flintstone. Pallbearers will be nephews of the deceased. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p. m., and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 6, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


ASH, Mrs. Penny Lynn Strawser

Penny Lynn Ash, 35, of Tunnelton, died Friday, August 4, 1995, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, after a long illness. She was born July 13, 1960, in Kingwood, daughter of Charles W. and Mary L. Bolyard Strawser. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Howesville United Methodist Church and a graduate of Central Preston High. She is survived by her husband, Keith D. Ash; two sons, Wesley Mark Weaver and Justin Arnett Weaver; three sisters, Karen Deal of Elkwood, VA, Delisa Riley of Travis Air Force Base, CA, and Rhonda Simmons of Asheboro, NC. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mark Allen Weaver in 1984, and a son, David Lane Weaver. Service was held Monday, August 7, at Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Aha, with the Revs. Jack Riley and Jay Cline officiating. Burial was in Camp Chapel Cemetery, Tunnelton. In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association West Virginia Affiliates Inc., 1221-A Ohio Ave., P.O. Box 1115, Dunbar, WV 25064.
Unidentified Newspaper
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 20, 2011

ASH, Thomas Russell

Thomas Russell Ash, 78, a former resident of Flintstone, died yesterday at Springfield State Hospital. Born in Flintstone, he was a son of the late Jackson M. and Allie Jane (Diehl) Ash. He was a retired iron worker and was a charter and honorary member of the Flintstone Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving are a son, Herbert M. Ash, Flintstone; a brother, Harry R. Ash, also of Flintstone, and two nephews. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. George E. Baughman will officiate and interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Flintstone.
The Cumberland News, March 29, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011

ASHBY, Artie D., Sr.

OAKLAND - Artie D. "Mutt" Ashby Sr., 75, of Star Route 2, died Monday, Oct. 30, 1989, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital. Born Sept. 2, 1914, in Crellin, he was the son of the late Robert I. and Ethel M. (Gnegy) Ashby. Mr. Ashby was a retired coal miner and well driller and worked for the Silver Knob Sand Company in Oakland. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Crellin United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Ellen C. (Slaubaugh) Ashby; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine .J Preston, Churchville, and Mrs. Judy Ann Tusing, Crellin; two sons, Artie D. Ashby Jr., Madison, Ala., and Jerry Ashby, Bel Camp; one sister, Mrs. Winifred Kaske, Cresaptown; 12 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home by the Rev. Richard Tepper. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Robert Tusing, Jerry L. Ashby Sr., Warren E. Preston III, Dave Shaffer, William Workman, and William E. Preston. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Garrett County, 254 North Fourth Street, Oakland, Md. 21550.
Unidentified Newspaper; about Monday, Oct. 30, 1989

(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

 

ASHBY, Elmer Wesley 

Elmer Wesley Ashby, 68, Texarkana, Arkansas, died Friday. Mr. Ashby was a former resident of Cumberland. In addition to his wife, Mrs. Pearl Ashby, he is survived by one stepson, Charles E. Mills, Texarkana; one brother, Dale Ashby, Crellin; one sister, Mrs. Winnie Kaske, Cumberland, one grandson, and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the East Memorial Chapel, Texarkana, with Rev. Wayne Price officiating. Interment followed in East Memorial Gardens.
Unidentified Newspaper
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010


ASHBY, Mrs. Helen

ELK GARDEN - Mrs. Helen Ashby, of Crellin, near Oakland, Md., died June 24, 1913, aged 89 years. She is the mother of Mr. Thomas W. Ashby, who was with her when she died. Mr. Ashby's condition is not favorable and he is not able to return home.
Mineral Daily News, July 4, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 6, 2010


ASHBY, Thomas Wilson

Thomas W. Ashby died Thursday at Elk Garden, after an illness of several months. For years he was associated in business with the late J. Frank Dixon, who was his brother-in-law. He was a life long Republican and was active in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His wife survives, also the following brothers and sisters: Ralph T., Jesse J., Dorsey, Frank, William and Chas. Ashby of Oakland, Md., and Mrs. Eliza Coneway and Mrs. Helen Graham of Oakland, Md., and Mrs. Safronia Peasley, of Seattle, Washington. The funeral will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m., with the interment at the home burying ground.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010

ASHBY, Thomas Wilson

ELK GARDEN - That patient sufferer, Thomas Wilson Ashby, closed his eyes to the scenes of earth Nov. 6, 1913, aged 65 years, 4 months and 24 days. With the news of his death came a sigh of relief to know that his sufferings were over, but with it also came the keen sense of the loss of a good man to the community. He leaves a wife who was Miss Hannah Dixon, sister of Mr. Wm. T. Dixon, but no children. Mr. Ashby was a man of convictions and always took an active part in politics, being a Republican. He was pleasant in his manners and was a genial whole souled man. In the early days of Elk Garden, he was engaged in the business of butchering. Later, he and sheriff J. Frank Dixon formed a partnership in farming and stock raising. They were successful in this as they were in other business transactions. Mr. Ashby was born in Crellin, near Oakland, Md. He is the first of seven adult brothers to pass away. He is also survived by three sisters. "Uncle Tom," as he was familiarly known, will be missed. He died a triumphant death, having made peace with his maker. The funeral services took place on Sunday. Rev. John A. Shockey, pastor of the deceased, preached a touching and comforting sermon. A choir sang the hymns that were so much loved by the departed. They were "Home of the Soul," "Sometime We'll Understand," and "Nearer My God, to Thee." The funeral services were held at his late home, the old Dixon place, and the body was interred in the family burying ground. Although the day was cold and stormy there was quite a number at the funeral.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010

ASHBY, Thomas Wilson

IN MEMORY OF THOMAS W. ASHBY
On Wednesday morning, November 6th, 1913, Thomas W. Ashby of Elk Garden, passed from time to eternity. At the old Dixon homestead, where four years ago next January, J. Frank Dixon had passed away, and where "Tom", as he was familiarly called, had years ago found his bride, a happy home, and where he had lived all his married life, here death met him, but found him ready, watching, waiting. We have known "Tom," personally and intimately for years. We had been with him on various occasions, so we could learn him well. We knew that his heart always beat in sympathy and response to the cry of need. We knew that on sundry occasions a sack was filled with substantials and sent to the home of some poor needy family. His hand was ever open, his heart ever willing to help a worthy cause. When the movement to establish a home for the homeless children was inaugurated last fall, the name of T. W. Ashby and wife was pledged for one hundred dollars. We do not speak of these things to praise him, but to do him justice. We could not if we could add one laurel leaf to his crown. For each of us is the weaver of their own crown. But we can, now that his lips are cold silent and sealed in death, reach back into his past, ended life, and bring forth and record those noble traits of character, and those kindly deeds done, that dried the tear from the orphan's eye, and that fed the hungry in the hour of need. These are the leaves he wove. And he himself having woven leaves of healing, leaves of gladness and sunshine, leaves of helpfulness and cheer into the lives, these leaves bright, resplendent, and gold tinted, like the beautiful rays of summer's setting sun, will all be gathered again and woven into that crown that shall adorn his brow forevermore. "For in as much ye did it unto one of these even the least of these my brethren, ye did it unto me." On Sunday after the funeral sermon by Rev. J. H. Shockey, the friends and relatives of the deceased passed the beautiful casket in which he lay, his face lit with an expression of blessed peace and rest. After which his four brothers, Chas. W. Ashby of Deer Park, Md., Ralph T. and J. Frank Ashby of Crellin, Md., and Wm. C. Ashby of Corinth, W. Va. and his two nephews, Jesse J. and Stanley Ashby of Crellin, tenderly bore him to the home cemetery. Here undertakers Rollman & Son placed the casket in a steel vault and all that was mortal of Thomas W. Ashby was tenderly laid to rest. Mr. Ashby had on the 8th day of last June reached the 65th year of his life, and he leaves a widow, Hannah S. Ashby, to mourn him, and for whom he will longingly and lovingly wait on the banks of the Elysian shore.
F C R
Keyser Tribune; November 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010

ASHENFELTER, Robert H.
 
CUMBERLAND — Dad always believed that the Lord was walking with him through all his trails and tribulations. On Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 the Lord took him on his final journey. On his final journey home and into the arms of his beloved Thelma to rejoice with the Saints in Heaven. Robert H. “Bob” Ashenfelter, 80, of Cumberland passed away at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 20, 1931, in Wiley Ford, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ernest Hammond Ashenfelter and Ethel Mae (Brant) Ayers. He is preceded in death by his wife, Thelma (Evans) Ashenfelter; a special brother-in-law, Frank Evans whom he thought of as a son; brothers, Arthur, Kenneth, Carl, Russell and Floyd Ashenfelter; and sisters, Thelma Seeders and Helen Murray. He retired from PPG Industries. He served in the Korean War as a staff sergeant with the Air Force. He was a member of Ft. Cumberland Post 13 American Legion. And he was a member of Davis Memorial Church. Bob was also a member of the Apple Butter Group at Davis Memorial Church. And was a member of the Men’s Christian Saturday Morning Breakfast Group of Davis Memorial Church. He is survived by three daughters, Georgette Smith and Husband George, Mount Savage, Rebecca Murphy, Louisville, Ky., and Edna Wright and husband Gary, Cumberland; one son, Robert H. Ashenfelter II and wife Terri, Cumberland; two sisters, Hazel Davidson, Virginia and Bonnie Harris, Idaho; two brothers, Jerry Ashenfelter, Cumberland and Jim Ashenfelter, Indiana; six sisters-inlaw, Geraldine Evans, Cumberland, Josette Evans, Cumberland, Laura Watts, Cumberland, Mae Cockrum, Oldtown, Louise Ashenfelter, Cumberland, Mary Ann Appel, Hagerstown; two brothers-in-law, Joe Hefner, Cumberland and Duane Murray, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Schade and husband Michael, Germantown, Jessica McCoy and husband Adam, Wincherster, Va., Nikki Ashenfelter and friend Mike Andreach, Ridgeley, W.Va., Miranda Murphy and friend Bryan Smith, Louisville, Heather Ashenfelter, Cumberland, Robert H. Ashenfelter III and friend Heather Riddell, Morgantown, W.Va.; eight great-grandchildren Nicholas and Quentin Schade, Gavin McCoy, AJ and Mikayla Brant, Tessa Evans, Meadow Ashenfelter and Savanna Ashenfelter; and many nieces and nephews that he felt fondly of; special friend, Martha “Mike” Wotring and two special friends, his niece, Kathy Ryan and Beverly Nichol. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Robert T. Wellman officiating. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Davis Memorial Church. Mililtary honors will be accorded at the graveside by Post 13 Combined Veterans Honor Guard.
Cumberland Times-News, November 6, 2012
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2016

ASKEY, Mrs. Margaret Longridge

FUNERAL SUNDAY
The funeral service for Mrs. Margaret Askey, who died Thursday morning at Perryopolis will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs Arthur G. Martin, at Perryopolis. Interment will be made in Mount Washington Cemetery.  Mrs. Askey is survived by these children: John Askey of Mount Pleasant, William Askey of Perryopolis, Robert Askey of Star Junction, George Askey of Wildwood, Mrs. Mary Decker and Mrs. Elizabeth Upperman of Hazelwood, Mrs. Arthur G. Martin of Perryopolis and Mrs. Sarah Felgar of Scottdale. There is one sister, Mrs. Frank Glenn, of Fort Wayne, Ind. and a brother Robert Longridge of Barton, Md.  There are also 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Connellsville Daily Courier; Connellsville, Fayette Co, Pa., Friday, January 11, 1935 - pg 6, col 4
Find A Grave Memorial# 155863099
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 30, 2016

 
ATCHISON, Simon W.

ROCKWOOD — Simon W. Atchison, 76, died at his home at Rockwood, R. D. l. He was born May 25, 1884, in Black Township, a son of the late James and Harriet Hauger Atchison. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Ellen H. Resh Atchison; eight children, James, George and Edward of Rockwood, R. D. 1; Clyde of Somerset, R D. l; Mrs. Fern Humbert of Somerset, Mrs. Bessie Brocht of Garrett, Mrs. Mary Sullivan of Shanksville and Mrs. Iva Thacker of Arkansas; one brother, Ephraim of Rockwood; one sister, Mrs. Annie Moore of Somerset, and 22 grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 5, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

Name: Earl Leighton "Bub" Athey, 88, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: Francis Irving Athey and Irene Beatrice (Clark) Athey-Ayers
DOB: January 29, 1915, Moscow Mills, MD
DOD: Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the WMHS Sacred Heart Campus Hospital, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Ruth N. (Bowser) Athey
Predeceased by: parents; brother, Roy F. Athey; stepbrother, Calvin Ayers
Survived by: wife; sons, Ronald E. Athey; and Danny F. Athey and his wife Judy, all of Cumberland, MD; daughter, Barbara L. Robinette and her husband Toppie, Mechanicsburg, PA; half-brother, Osbourne D. Ayers, Cumberland, MD
Burial: June 3, 2003, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2015


ATHEY, Mrs. Laura E. Baker

Mrs. Laura E. Athey, 78, of 1124 Race Street, died this morning in the Shawley Nursing Home, Youngstown, Pa., after a lingering illness. She was born Dec. 28, 1889, at Cooks Mills, Bedford County, a daughter of the late John P. and Louise Getz Baker, and had lived in Connellsville since 1906, except for 16 years in Frostburg, Md. She was a member of the former Evangelical Reformed Church. Surviving are a son, J. B. Athey, of New Stanton; a daughter, Mrs. James (Clara Elizabeth) Bailey of Cleveland, Ohio; four grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Clara Jordan, with whom she made her home, and a brother, Charles F. Baker of Cleveland, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her brother, Daniel W., in 1958.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, September 13, 1968 
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ATHEY, Mrs. Marie Estella McGann, nee Ruppert

Mrs. Marie Estella McGann Athey. 79, of 503 Fayette Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been in ill health the past two years. A native of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Straub) Ruppert. Her first husband, Joseph A. McGann, preceded her in death. She was a retired employe of G. C. Murphy Company and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Irving W. Athey: two sons, Philip J. McGann. Arlington, Va., and Leo V. McGann. city: three brothers, Eugene E. Ruppert, Mt. Savage Road: Aaron J. and Paul F. Ruppert, city; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth McGann, city, two grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Rosary will be recited at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow in the funeral
home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, May 7, 1975 - pg 24, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 1, 2011

ATHEY, Robert Ralph

LAVALE - Robert Ralph Athey, 75, of LaVale, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 12, 2008, at his residence. Born April 4, 1933, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Ralph Webster and Mary (Martz) Athey. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Yvonne (Allen) Athey. Mr. Athey was a 1951 graduate of Allegany High School. He was a graduate of Strayer College of Accounting, having received his bachelor's degree in commercial science in 1955. A year later, he earned his master's certificate. From 1951-1953, Mr. Athey served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Athey joined the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company in 1957 as a sales trainee. Throughout his career he was promoted several times, retiring in 1987 as a pricing analyst in sales and marketing. Mr. Athey's passion in life was assisting others with financial matters, especially with tax preparation. His theory was to approach financial issues not as a problem, but as a puzzle to be solved. Survivors include his two daughters, Karen Koontz and husband Jeff, and Sharon Seibert and husband Joe, all of Cumberland; two granddaughters, Christina "Tina" Y. Koontz and Brittnay N. Koontz; one brother, Donald Athey and wife Chere, LaVale; four sisters, Mary Ann Vanderhout and husband Dale, Cumberland, Joyce Boyd and husband Greg, Mt. Airy, Jane Bearinger and husband Donnie, Cumberland, and Sue Rounds and husband Ken, Sterling, Va.; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Rosalee McIntyre. Friends will be received at the Hafer Funeral Service, P.A., Chapel of the Hills, 1302 National Highway, LaVale, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Harold R. McClay Jr. officiating. Following the service, as per Mr. Athey's wishes, he will be cremated. A committal service will be conducted on Friday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, with military honors being accorded by the Post 13 Veteran's Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 182 N. Mechanic St., Cumberland, MD 21502, Childhood Leukemia Foundation, Attn: Donations Processor, 807 Mantoloking Road, Suite 203, Brick, NJ 08723, Special Olympics, 1133 19th St. NW, 12th floor, Washington, DC 20036 or to the U.S. Navy Veterans Association, 1718 M St. NW, 275, Washington, DC 20036. Condolences to the family may be posted after Mr. Athey's obituary at haferfuneralservice.com.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - April 15, 2008
~Genie
Posted June 17, 2016

ATHEY, Mr. Upton Perrin

The funeral of Mr Upton Perrin Athey, aged 75 years, who died Sat morning at 6 o'clock at his home on Town Creek after a lingering illness from paralysis, took place Mon at 1 o'clock from his late home. Interment was made in the family burying ground. He is survived by one son, and two daughters, Mr George Athey, of Town Creek, and Mrs Emory Wilson, of Cumberland; also one brother, Aaron, of Oldtown and one sister, Mrs Layley of Cumberland. - Cumb news of 23rd.
Keyser Tribune, May 24, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

 

ATKINSON, Mrs. Agnes Stewart

Mrs Wm. Atkinson, wife of the proprietor of the Lindell Hotel, died at the residence of Mr. James Stewart, in Lonaconing last night at 12 o'clock.
Cumberland Daily Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, April 30, 1885 - pg 1, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

ATKINSON, Mrs. Agnes Stewart

The Funeral of Mrs. Atkinson
The funeral of Mrs. William Atkinson, whose death at Lonaconing was noted in the Times yesterday, took place this afternoon from the residence of Mr. James Stewart.  The interment was in the old Lonaconing cemetery, and the services were conducted by the Rev. D . H. King, of the Presbyterian church.
Cumberland Daily Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, May 1, 1885 - pg 1, col 7
Find A Grave Memorial# 19646911
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

ATKINSON, Mrs. Anna Mary Kirby

Mrs. Anna Mary Atkinson, 83, of 3249 Chestnut Avenue, Baltimore, died yesterday morning at her home. She had been in ill health for the past year. A native of Eckhart, she was a daughter.of the late William and Margaret (Porter) Kirby. Her husband, Harry Walter Atkinson, died in January of this year. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Hampden, a suburb of Baltimore. Surviving are four sons, Harry W. Atkinson Jr., Cleveland; James, Earl, and Gorman Atkinson, all of Baltimore; five daughters, Mrs. Floyd M. DeVore and Mrs. June McCullough, both of Cumberland; Mrs. Edward Parker, Jacksonville, Fla.; Mrs. Madeline Norris, Baltimore, and Mrs. Harold Striegel, Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Ellen Noland, Cumberland; one brother, John Kirby, Cleveland, Ohio; 21 grandchildren, and 44 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home, Cumberland, where friends will be received today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a. m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The Rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 10, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 23, 2012


ATKINSON, Mrs. Catherine Byrne

MRS. WILLIAM J. ATKINSON
FROSTBURG - Mrs. Catherine (Kate) Atkinson, 92, of Mt. Pleasant Street, died yesterday in Frostburg Community Hospital. Born at Ocean, Mrs. Atkinson was a daughter of the late William Byrne and Elizabeth (Stakem) Byrne. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Sodality, Catholic Daughters of America and the Auxiliary of Alvin C. Neat Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lonaconing. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth (Babe) Barkley, Lonaconing; four sons, William J. Atkinson and John J. Atkinson, both of Cumberland; Ronald Atkinson and R. Everald Atkinson, both of here; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn Funeral Home, Lonaconing, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland. Burial will be in Belvedere Cemetery. The rosary will be recited tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - November 29, 1977 - pg 10, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 24, 2010

ATKINSON, Mrs. Carrie E. Struckman

Mrs. Carrie E. Atkinson, aged 68, widow of William Atkinson, died at her home, 614 Henry Street S. W., Roanoke, Va, Thursday   last, March 15.  Mrs. Atkinson was born on March 21, 1860, in Bedford county, Pennsylvania.  She is survived by the following children: Miss Elmira Atkinson, Mrs. J C. Gates, W. A. Atkinson, J. S. Atkinson, O. E. Atkinson, Mrs. J. O. Pearson, Mrs. Addie Ayers and Mrs. J. A. Robertson, Roanoke, Va.. and Mrs. J. J. Cavanaugh, Piedmont; twenty-four grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.  The funeral services were held from her home Saturday afternoon with Rev. Dr. T. K. Young, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, and Rev. W C Campbell, officiating.  Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Roanoke.  The active pallbearers were: Kendall S Atkinson, William Atkinson, Alfred N. Atkinson, Frye A. Ayers, William Pearson and William Atkinson; honorary, John McIndoe. Sr., L. W. Geisner, M. M. Ramsey, C. A. Palmer, George Wirting, George T. Engleby, P. L. Holcomb, E. R. Carr, Charles Taylor, Baxter Murphy, C E Salmons and Frank West. Mr. and Mrs J. J. Cavanaugh of Piedmont attended the funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 21, 1928 - pg 10, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 102001484
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

 

ATKINSON, Edward Sullivan

LONACONING—Edward (Sullivan) Atkinson, 79, of here, died last night in Miners Hospital.  A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late James and Margaret (Gardner) Atkinson. Surviving are his widow, Margaret (Doolan) Atkinson; a son John Atkinson, Keyser, and three grandsons. Requiem Mass will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a. m. in St. Mary's Church here by Rev Frederick Duke. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p.m Visiting hours will be observed from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Wednesday, March 27, 1963 - pg 17, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 11, 2010

ATKINSON, Mrs. Ellen Snider

Mrs Henry Atkinson died at her home on West Main St Thursday morning at three o'clock from old age and general disability.  Mrs Atkinson was one of the oldest and most respected ladies of the town, having resided here for many years.  The deceased was seventy-five years old and is survived by the following children: Messrs, Edward, William, George, Winter, Douglas, Moses, all of this place and Floyd of Cumberland and Mesdames Robert Welsh, William Arnold, John Cessna, all of this place and Mrs Wesley Shillenberg of Elk Garden.  The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon from the residence.  Interment will be made in the Percy cemetery.  Mrs Atkinson was the widow of the late Squire Atkinson of legal fame in and about this place.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, April 8, 1904 - pg 3, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

ATKINSON, Harry W.

CUMBERLAND — Harry W. Atkinson, 87, of Cumberland, died on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1922, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Clarence Oscar Atkinson and Minta Mae (Davis) Atkinson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, James, Richard and Gerald Atkinson; and his sisters, Mary Taylor and Mildred Robertson. Harry was a United States Army veteran of World War II, where he served in Patton’s 3rd Army, 10th Armored Division, having participated in the Battle of the Bulge where he was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart with two Oakleaf Clusters. He was retired from the Kelly Springfield and Rubber Company where he was also a member of the Fire Brigade. He attended Melvin United Methodist Church and was a member of the Fort Cumberland Post 13 American Legion, the Henry Hart Post 1411 V.F.W., and was also a member of the Potomac Lodge 100 A.F. & A.M. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lois (Miller) Atkinson; a son, Douglas H. Atkinson and wife Virginia, of Danville, Va.; a daughter, Janet D. Brilliant and husband Henry, of Plano, Texas; a special grandson, Jay Atkinson and girlfriend Danielle Kennell, and her daughter, Madison, of Cumberland; two brothers, Holmes A. Atkinson, and Brook C. Atkinson Sr., both of Cumberland; and a special nephew, Brent Coughenour. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Potomac Lodge 100 A.F. & A.M. will hold a Masonic service at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Taylor officiating. Interment will be in Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - January 2, 2010
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2016

ATKINSON, Hugh Henry 

Lonaconing, June 5 — Hugh Henry Atkinson, 86, of 16 Allegany street, died yesterday afternoon at his home. He had been ill two weeks. Born in Toronto, Canada, October 27, 1858, the son of the late Hugh and Elizabeth Atkinson, he came with his parents to Eckhart Mines at the close of the Civil War and lived there two years. The family then moved to Lonaconing. They were among the pioneer settlers and at which time there were only three coal mines and company houses. Mr. Atkinson was a driver in Jackson Mine six years and a digger for five years. He later drove the delivery team for the Cooperative Store located at the Odd Fellows Hall. He was with the company 38 years, 27 years as manager, retiring in 1921. He was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses. He married Margaret Muir of Lonaconing, August 25, 1881. Besides his widow, he leaves seven children: Hugh Atkinson, Lonaconing; Mrs. P. R. Savage, Lonaconing; John M. Atkinson, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Henry W. Atkinson, Denver, Colo.; Mrs. John Broadbeck, Lonaconing; Mrs. James Richmond, Lonaconing; and Mrs. Thomas M. Holmes, Lonaconing. A brother, John R. Atkinson, Columbia street, Cumberland, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren also survive. This is the first death in the immediate family of Mr. and Mrs. Atkinson since their marriage. There are 50 descendants. Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p. m. Harry Pearson, of Jehovah Witnesses, will officiate, and interment will be made in Hillcrest Burial Park, Cumberland.
Cumberland Evening Times, June 5, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 25, 2013

 

ATKINSON, James L.

FROSTBURG - James L. Atkinson, 66, a former resident, died Wednesday at his home in Riverdale. He had been in failing health for six months. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of John and Mary K. Michaels Atkinson. He was a retired guard for the Government Printing Office, Washington, a World War I veteran, a member of American Legion and of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife, Grace (Deal) Atkinson; two sons, James and Paul Atkinson, and a daughter, Mrs. Richard Burgess, all of Riverdale; four brothers, William Atkinson, Dearborn, Mich.; John Atkinson, Riverdale; Charles Atkinson, here, and Horace Atkinson of Texas; six sisters, Mrs. Mary Smith, Baltimore; Mrs. Raymond Bridges, Hagerstown; Mrs. William Shuey, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Richard Fahey, Mrs. David Bone and Mrs. Earl Smith, all of Cumberland, and two grandchildren. A service was conducted Saturday at Riverdale with interment in Lincoln Memorial Park there.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 3, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

ATKINSON, Mrs Mary Donahue

Frostburg, Dec 4 - A requiem high mass was be conducted Friday morning at Aliquippa, Pa for Mrs Mary A Atkinson, 91, former Midland resident, who died yesterday afternoon at her home in Aliquippa.  The body will then be taken to the Eichhorn Funeral Home in Lonaconing where brief services will be conducted Saturday morning prior to interment.  Mrs Atkinson is survived by four son: Christopher, John, Joseph and Larry Atkinson, all of Aliquippa and four daughters: Alice, Agnes, Mary and Bridget, all married and residents of Aliquippa.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,  Wednesday, December 4, 1946 - pg 16, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 6, 2015

ATKINSON, W. Bruce

Meyersdale, February 11 - W. Bruce Atkinson, who was taken to Pittsburgh about a week ago to be operated upon for appendicitis, died last night, and his remains were brought here for interment. He was aged about 27 years, and prior to his illness served as chef for the local Aerie of Eagles, under the auspices of which order he will be buried in Union cemetery Sunday at 2 p.m.  He is survived by his widow and two children. 
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 12, 1910
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ATKINSON, William

WELL KNOWN MAN DEAD. William Atkinson, of Lonaconing Passes Away.
Special to the Times ~ Lonaconing, Aug 3 - Mr William Atkinson, proprietor of the Jackson Hotel, Lonaconing, died here last night. He had been ill for several weeks. Mr Atkinson was a war  veteran, serving in Company A. 2nc Maryland Volunteer Infantry.  He is survived by a family of grown children.  Before taking charge of the Lonaconing Hotel, Mr Atkinson was for several years proprietor of the Lindale Hotel. Cumberland.  The funeral will take place Saturday afternoon, with military honors.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Thursday, August 3, 1911 - pg 1, col 3
Find A Grave Memorial# 19646888
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

ATKINSON, William

William Atkinson, 85 years of age, Civil War Veteran, died Friday morning at the home of his nephew, Patrick O'Rourke, Midland.
NB: He didn't immigrate until 1870 per 1900 census.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., December 22, 1923 - pg 5, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 20, 2013

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