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BRICK, Freeman E.

Freeman E. Brick, 70, of Fifth Avenue, Hyndman, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1989, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. He was born Oct. 25, 1919, in Johnsburg, a son of Laura Mae (Emerick) Brick of Glencoe RD 1, and the late Edison G. Brick. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Wilfred Brick. He is survived by his wife, Mayme E. (Hughes) Brick. His death ends a marriage of 48 years. Also surviving are four sons: F. Eugene Brick, Galen E. Brick and Lynn E. Brick, all of Hyndman, and David L. Brick of Hyndman RD 1; a daughter, Mrs. Polly Jefferies of Hyndman; 27 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, along with one brother, Carl A. Brick of Glencoe RD 1, and a sister, Mrs. Hazel Hillegas of Friedens RD 1. Mr. Brick retired in 1979 with 39 years of service from the B&O Railroad, where he had worked at the bolt and forge shop and the storeroom department in Cumberland. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks. Funeral services: Friday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, with the Rev. Bernard V. Ward officiating. Burial at Hyndman Cemetery.
The Bedford County Inquirer, December 15, 1989
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 26, 2010

 


 

BRICK, George

MEYERSDALE, Aug. 8 - George Brick, 81, of Glencoe, died Tuesday night at his home. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Rebecca Keefer Brick; one son, one daughter, five grandchildren, one brother and one sister.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, August 8, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BRICK, Mrs. Susan M. Hostetler

Mrs. Susan M. Brick, 70, of Berlin, died Friday, Feb. 25, at her home on Diamond Street, Berlin, after a lingering illness. She was born August 18, 1878, a daughter of Conrad and Catherine (Smith) Hostetler. She was the widow of Allen Brick, who with three sons preceded her in death. Mrs. Brick was a faithful member of St. Luke's Reformed Church. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Charles McKinley, Alum Bank, Bedford County; Mrs. Theodore Sarver and Mrs. James Smith, both of Berlin; also ten grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Herman and John Hostetler and Mrs. Elizabeth Gindlesparger, all of Berlin RD, and Milton Hostetler of Berlin. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in Johnson & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Ira R. Harkins officiating. Interment was made in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Berlin.
Meyersdale Republican, March 3, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 




BRIDGES, Abraham J.

A. J. Bridges, 73, near Mt. Savage, died yesterday at his home following a heart attack. He owned a grocery store at Sunnyside. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Rosetta (Deal) (sic: Diehl) Bridges; four sons, John M., George A., Elmer E., and Clarence J., and three daughters, Mrs. E. M. Conaway and Pearl and Betty Bridges, all of Sunnyside.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 10, 1938
[given name is Abraham]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011





BRIDGES, Albert P.

MOUNT SAVAGE - Albert P. (Jake) Bridges, 78, of here, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital. He was born in Chaneysville, Pa., the son of the late Jacob and Fannie (Blucker) Bridges. He was a retired coal miner. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and was a veteran of World War II, and was a member of Old Rail Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Bridges is survived by his widow, Mrs. Pearl (Diehl) Bridges; four sons, Floyd, Howard and Eugene Bridges, all of here, and Paul Bridges, LaVale; one daughter, Mrs. Blanche Burton, Dundalk; three sisters, Mrs. Olive Caylor, of here; Mrs. Mildred Troutman, Hyndman, and Mrs. Virginia Harden, Cumberland; two brothers, Cecil Bridges, Barrellville, and Leo Bridges, of here; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be in the form of contributions to the Maryland Chapter of the American Lung Association. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 9 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mt. Savage. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Graveside military rites will be accorded by Old Rail Post VFW, Mt. Savage. A Christian wake service will be conducted in the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 3, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 


BRIDGES, Mrs. Barbara JoAnn Lynch
 
BEANS COVE, Pa. — Barbara JoAnn Bridges, 70, of Clearville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at Pennknoll Village. Born Oct. 16, 1938 in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Robert Samuel Lynch and Rachael Ellen (Malcomb) Lynch. Mrs. Bridges was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. Bridges; and a grandson, Bryon M. Bridges. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was formerly employed at Wendy's. Mrs. Bridges is survived by her sons, C. Douglas Bridges and wife, Susan, Lane B. Bridges and wife, Connie and Travis M. Bridges and wife, Regina; her daughter, Diana L. Bishop and Jeffrey; her grandchildren, Jeremy Bishop, Dillon Bishop, Taylor Bishop, Andy Bridges and friend, Jessica Carns, Jessica Bridges, Michelle Bridges, Heather Logue and husband, Jason, all of Beans Cove; and Terri Bridges and friend, Toby Main, Germantown, Md.; as well as four great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Fred Iser officiating. Interment will be in Seven Dolors Catholic Cemetery.
February 10, 2009 Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 31, 2013


 

BRIDGES, Clarden A.

MT. SAVAGE—Clarden A. Bridges, 68, of here, was dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital on Saturday. Born September 7, 1907 in New Bedford, Pa., he was a son of the late Jacob and Frances (Blucker) Bridges. He was a retired employe of the B&O Railroad. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Johnson, Rockford, Illinois; three brothers, Albert Bridges, Cecil Bridges, and Leo Bridges; all of here; three sisters, Mrs. Olive Caler, Barrelville; Mrs. Mildred Troutman, RD l, Hyndman; and Mrs. Virginia Harden, Cumberland; and three grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home by Rev. John J. Mackey. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. A Christian wake service will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday at 8 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 1, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


BRIDGES, Clarence A.
 
WINCHESTER, Va. - Clarence A. Bridges, 56, of Wardesville Grade, Winchester, Va., formerly of Cumberland, died Saturday, June 19, 1993 at his residence. Born on October 15, 1936 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Grover P. and Rosalie (Donahue) Bridges. Mr. Bridges was a mail handler at the DDD Company, Sterling, Va. He was also a member of Seven Dolors of the BVM Catholic Church, Beans Cove, Pa. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jo Ann Bridges, Winchester; one daughter, Diana Lynn Bishop, Beans Cove; three sons, Clarence Douglas Bridges, Beans Cove; Bryon Lane Bridges, Winchester; Travis Mitchell Bridges, Beans Cove; two brothers, Phillip Bridges, Westminster; Patrick Bridges, Beans Cove; six sisters, Laverne Ruppert, Rocky Gap Road, Cumberland; Zelma Miller, Bedford Road, Cumberland; Katherine Byrd, Seat Pleasant; Helen McQuain, Winchester; Irene McDonald Bohrer, Little Orleans; Elsie Barnes, Flintstone; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Bishop, Dillon Bishop, Heather Bridges, Andy Bridges, Terry Bridges, Bryon Bridges, Jessica Bridges and Mitchell Bridges. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, Virginia Avenue, on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Seven Dolors of the BVM Catholic Church, Beans Cove, with Father Charles Rager officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Times-News, June 21, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 31, 2013


BRIDGES, Clarence Joseph

MT. SAVAGE - Clarence Joseph Bridges, 64, of RD 1, died yesterday shortly after being admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital. He had been in failing health the past year. A native of Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late Abraham and Rosetta (Diehl) Bridges. Surviving are a brother, John M. Bridges, at home; two sisters, Miss Pearl M. Bridges, at home, and Mrs. Nettie L. Eline, Cumberland, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. A service will be conducted there Wednesday at 11 a.m. Rev. Steven Washburn will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Savage Methodist Church Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 8, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 5, 2011



BRIDGES, Mrs. Elaine Mary C. Lapp
 
Mrs. Elaine Mary C. Bridges, 46, of RD 1 Cash Valley Road, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been in ill health. Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of Mrs. Louise Hinkle Lapp, city, and the late Carlton H. Lapp, Sr. Mrs. Lapp (sic: Bridges) was a 1947 graduate of Fort Hill High School and was a former employe of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, life member of the Pioneers Club, Club 43, and was an associate member of the National Rifle Association. Also surviving are her husband, Kenneth E. Bridges, and a brother, Carlton H. Lapp, Jr. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home wiith the Rev. Richard E. Manning, officiating. Interment will be in St. Luke's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, July 19, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 2, 2013


BRIDGES, Elmer E.

MT. SAVAGE — Elmer E. (Nick) Bridges, 66, of RD 1, Mt. Savage, died yesterday in Miners Hospital shorfly after being admitted. A native of Barrelville, he was the son of the late Abraham and Rosetta (Diehl) Bridges. He was a retired Mt. Savage Refractory worker and a member of Barrelville Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Leona E. (Blank) Bridges; one son, Edward H. Bridges, at home; one daughter, Miss Janet E. Bridges, at home; two sisters, Miss Pearl Bridges, Barrelville; and Mrs. Nettie Eline, Cumberland; and two brothers, Johnny Bridges, and Clarence Bridges, both of Barrelville. The body is in the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 10, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011



BRIDGES, George A.

MT. SAVAGE — George A. Bridges, 71, a retired brickyard worker, died yesterday at his home in Sunnyside. He had been in failing health a year. A native of Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late Abraham J. and Rose (Diehl) Bridges. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Charlotte (Myers) Bridges; two sons, George E. Bridges, Mt. Savage, Robert L. Bridges, Eckhart; three daughters, Mrs. Elsie Moore and Mrs. Mary Culley, both of Mt. Savage; Mrs. Charlotte Harden, RD 3, Frostburg. Also surviving are three brothers, John M. Bridges, Clarence J. Bridges and Elmer E. Bridges, all of Mt. Savage; two sisters, Pearl M. Bridges, Mt. Savage, Mrs. Nettie Eline, Cumberland, and seven grandchildren. Mr. Bridges was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home in Frostburg where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow. Services will be conducted Saturday at 3 p. m. at the funeral home by James Pryor and interment will be in Mt. Savage Methodist Cemetery.
The Cumberland Times News, October 8, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


BRIDGES, Mrs. Helen C. Miller, nee Morgan
 
Helen C. Bridges, 89, of LaVale, MD, was born into Eternal Life surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at WMHS Regional Medical Center. Born December 5, 1924, in Midlothian, she is the daughter of Dave and Clara (Trapp) Morgan. She is preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, George W. Miller, Jr. and Kenneth Earl Bridges; two brothers, Paul J. Morgan and Charles W. Morgan; she is the last of her immediate family. Helen was a member of St. Patricks Church in Cumberland, past member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Frostburg and St. Joseph’s Church, formerly Sodality and CDA Court Cardinal Gibbons #529 as former Regent, Vice-Regent, Secretary and Publicity Chairman. She retired from Celanese Fibers Corporation after 43 years as inspector in bobbin stores. Surviving are two daughters, Frances Ann McKenzie and husband Larry, Salisbury, PA and H. Cecelia Preston and friend William L. Hedrick, Cresaptown; son, George W. Miller III and wife Gail, Klondike; three grandsons, Douglas J. McKenzie, Pocahontas, PA, Mark W. McKenzie and wife Shannon and Christopher W. Preston. Cresaptown; three step grandchildren, Jessica Ritchey, Frostburg, Adam Ritchey and wife Shauna, Frostburg, and Matthew Dick, Texas; five great grandchildren, Mark W. Teter, Annabella McKenzie, Isaac McKenzie, Isabella McKenzie, and Benjamin McKenzie; three step great grandchildren, Camren Ritchey, Riley Elizabeth Ritchey, Saylor Ritchey and Carson Ritchey. Also surviving are four sisters-in-law, Colleen Morgan, Mt. Savage and Margaret Morgan, Rehoboth Beach, Del., Fidelis Jarmolowicz, Northeast, PA, and Pauline Miller, Elkton, MD; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Durst Funeral Home obituary, December 26, 2013
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 28, 2013



 BRIDGES, Jacob P.

Jacob P. Bridges, 85, of Barrelville, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital. Mr. Bridges was born in Ohio, a son of the late Riley and Ellen (Oster) Bridges. His wife, Fannie (Blucker) Bridges, preceded him in death. He was a retired coal miner. Survivors include four sons, Albert Bridges, Baltimore; Clarden Bridges, Wellersburg, Pa.; and Leo and Cecil Bridges, both of Barrelville; three daughters, Mrs. Olive Caler, Barrelville; Mrs. Mildred Troutman, Kennells Mill; and Mrs. Virginia Harden, this city; 19 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. Requiem Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a. m. at St. Patrick's Catholic
Church, Mt. Savage. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home.
     The Cumberland Evening Times, July 14, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 


BRIDGES, James Cleveland

James Cleveland Bridges, 52, of Bean's Cove, Pa., died this morning at Allegany Hospital, where he had been a patient since April 6. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maude Donahue Bridges, and eleven children: Lawrence, Vincent, James, Clyde, Allen, Charles, Franklin D., Margaret, Lucy, Rita Marie and Frances Bridges; five brothers, Charles, Joseph, Robert, Adam and Grover Bridges, and two sisters, Mrs. Patrick Martin and Mrs. Thomas Martin. He was a member of Cumberland Aerie, No. 245, Fraternal Order of Eagles. Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m., Friday, at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Bean's Cove, with interment in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 11, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011



BRIDGES, James M.

James M. Bridges, 55, Cash Valley Road, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where he had been a patient four days. He had been in failing health the past year. Born in Beans Cove, Pa., he was a son of the late James C. and Maude (Donahoe) Bridges. A mill room employe at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, he was a veteran of World War II and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cresaptown FOE and Fraternal Order of Police. Surviving are his widow Margaret (Keidel) Bridges; two sons, Lloyd.A. Bridges, at home, and James C. Bridges, Oldtown; two daughters Mrs. Gloria Jean Miller, Cresaptown, and Mrs. Carolyn Ann Robinette, Cash Valley; seven brothers, Lawrence, Allen Franklin and Charles Bridges, Bean's Cove; Clyde Bridges, Centreville; John Bridges, Baltimore Pike, and Vincent Bridges, Norwich, Conn.; four sisters, Mrs. Rose M. Ketterman, Mrs. Frances Ketterman, Bean's Cove; Mrs. Lucille Swann, Baltimore Pike; and Mrs. Margaret Becker, New Brighton, Pa., and two grandchildren. The body will be at the Kight Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland News, November 22, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BRIDGES, Lawrence A.

Lawrence A. Bridges, 60, of RD 2, Flintstone, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where he had been admitted Sunday. Born in Bean's Cove, he was a son of the late James C. and Maude (Donahoe) Bridges. He was an employe of Hillcrest Burial Park, formerly served in the Army, and was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Bean's Cove. Surviving are six brothers, Vincent H. Bridges, Norwich, Conn.; Clyde E. Bridges, Centerville; John M. Bridges, RD 2, city; Allen E. and Charles E. and Franklin D. Bridges, all of Bean's Cove; four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Becker, New Brighton, Pa.; Mrs. Lucille Swan, RD 2, city; Mrs. Rosie Ketterman and Mrs. Frances Ketterman, Bean's Cove, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. tomorrow. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Beans Cove. Interment will be in the Parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 22, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011



 

BRIDGES, (infant) Leo Sylvester, Jr

Leo Sylvester Bridges, Jr., two-month-old son of Leo Sylvester and Olive (Gordon) Bridges, of Mt. Savage, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. The infant is survived by his parents and five sisters, Marian Darlene, Olive Alice, Virginia Lee, Patricia Ann and Joyce Kay Bridges, and his paternal grandfather, Jacob Bridges. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 9 a. m. at the residence of an uncle, Charles Gordon, in Mt. Savage, with Rev. Michael Smyth, pastor of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Savage cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 1, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BRIDGES, Leo Sylvester Sr.
 
MOUNT SAVAGE - Leo S. "Pejoe" Bridges, 69, died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born near Cumberland on July 2, 1917, he was a son of the late Jacob P. and Fannie (Blocker) Bridges. He was a retired custodian with the Allegany County Board of Education and had been assigned to Fort Hill High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Kennel's Mill Sportsman's Club. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Olive (Gordon) Bridges; three sons, J. Perry Bridges and Jerry W. Bridges, both of Mount Savage, and William L. Bridges, at home; five daughters, Mrs. Marian Mowry, Mrs. Alice Bryant, Mrs. Virginia Imler, Mrs. Patricia Emerick and Miss Joyce Bridges, all of RD 1, Hyndman, Pa.; one brother, Cecil Bridges, Mount Savage; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Taschenberger, Cumberland; 14 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Friends will be received in the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Friday at 1 p.m. by Pastor Jeff Dissmore. Interment will be in Comps Cemetery. Pallbearers will include William Winebrenner, Walter Harper, Lloyd Mason, Dale Willison, Charles Fetters and Edward Martz.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 4, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 6, 2013


Name: Leona Elizabeth Bridges, 94, formerly of Mt. Savage, MD
 
Parents: Walter Franklin Blank and Ida Alta (Lowery) Blank
 
DOB: December 25, 1910, in Mt. Savage, MD
 
DOD: Saturday, May 28, 2005, at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home
 
Spouse: Elmer Edward Bridges, who died July 9, 1967
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband; brothers, Walter "Bud" Blank, Raymond Blank and Howard Blank; three sisters, Rose Tuttle, Edna Church and Helen Blank
 
Survived by: daughter, Janet E. DeHaven and husband George, Corriganville, MD; son, Edward H. Bridges and wife Louise, Mt. Savage; brother, Donald L. Blank, Frostburg
 
Burial: May 31, 2005, Restlawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale, MD

 
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2014


BRIDGES, Lewis John

MT. SAVAGE - Lewis John Bridges, 69, died yesterday at Miners Hospital, Frostburg, where he had been a patient six days. A native of Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late John Lewis and Nettie (Elliott) Bridges. He was a veteran of Work War I, a retired coal miner and a member of the United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Amanda (Wright) Bridges; three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Simms, Baltimore; Mrs. Marilyn Wilburn, Frederick, and Mrs. Yvonne Folk, Lonaconing; five sons, Joseph Leo Bridges, at home; Melvin Bridges, Bedford, Pa.; Donald Bridges, Lonaconing; Marvin Bridges, RD l, Cumberland, and Albert Bridges, RD 1, Hyndman, Pa.; two brothers, Robert Bridges, Elkins, W. Va., and Edgar Bridges, here; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Logsdon and Mrs. Venone Loar, here; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will he conducted here Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Willard White and Rev. Dwight S. Buchanan will officiate. Interment will be in the Porter Cemetery at Eckhart.
The Cumberland News, June 8, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011 
 


BRIDGES, Mrs. Mae Showalter
 
Hyndman - Mrs. Mae Bridges, 52, of RD 1, Wellersburg, died suddenly yesterday at her home. Born in Jenningstown, W. Va., she was a daughter of Mrs. Ella Carr) Showalter, Red Creek, W. Va., and the late Samuel Showalter. She was a member of Mt. Savage Methodist Church. Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Clarden A. Bridges; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Johnson, Fairfield, Calif.; a son, James Shaffer, address unknown; two brothers, Robert Showalter Keyser, and John Showalter, Mt. Savage; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Knowles, Cumberland, and Mrs. Dalsey Roach, Baltimore, and two grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler 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. A service will be conducted there Wednesday at 2 p. m. Rev. Benjamin F. Hartley will officiate and interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 22, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 13, 2013

 


BRIDGES, Mrs. Maude E. Donahue

Mrs. Maude E. Bridges, 79, of RD 2, Flintstone, died yesterday. A native of Beans Cove, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Francis Hilleary and Mary (McElfish) Donahue. She was preceded in death by her husband James Cleveland Bridges. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Becker, New Breighton, Pa.; Mrs. Lucille Swan, Baltimore Pike; Mrs. Rosie Ketterman and Mrs. Francis Ketterman, both of Flintstone; eight sons, Lawrence Bridges, Flintstone; Vincent Bridges, Norwich, Conn.; John and James Bridges, Cumberland; Clyde Bridges, Centerville, Pa.; Allen, Lawrence, Charles, and Franklin Bridges, all of Flintstone; four brothers, Charles Donahue, Bedford; George Donahue, Beans Cove; Raymond Donahue and Frank Donahue, both of Cumberland; four sisters, Mrs. Barbara Jackson, Richwood, W. Va.; Mrs. Mamie Michaels and Mrs. Carrie Martin, both of Cumberland, and Mrs. Rose Bridges, Flintstone; 44 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. A Christian wake service will be held there today at 8 p.m. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Beans Cove. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Ketterman, Lee Ketterman, Eugene Bridges, Claude Bridges, Richard Swan and Marvin Becker, grandsons of Mrs. Bridges.
The Cumberland News, September 26, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BRIDGES, Mrs. Myrtle A. McKenzie

MOUNT SAVAGE — Myrtle A. Bridges, 82, of Mount Savage, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born July 6, 1928, in Avilton, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Bessie McKenzie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ronald V. Bridges Sr.; and an infant son, Patrick Garltiz(sic) in 1946. Mrs. Bridges was a former member of Mason Dixon Lions Club, Mount Savage Fire Hall Ladies Auxiliary and a volunteer for American Cancer Society. Myrtle’s favorite hobby was bingo. She loved to play cards, crochet and needle point. She enjoyed crafts and working in her daughter Barbara’s flower shop. Myrtle loved to feed birds and enjoyed being outdoors. She loved the Lord with all her heart. Surviving are her five daughters, Barbara Taylor and husband Ronald, Bowie, Sharon Blank and husband Carl Sr., Frostburg, Gloria Jean Bridges and husband Freeman, Hyndman, Donna Jenkins and husband Cliff, Hyndman, Brenda Bloss and husband Dave, Mount Savage; one son, Ronald V. Bridges Jr. and wife Cindy, Mount Savage; daughter, Mariann Greene and husband Ed, Florida; daughter, Darlene Rae and husband Jim, Frostburg; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jonas McKenzie, Florida. Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., Cresaptown, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mount Savage, on Friday at 10 a.m. with Father Eric Gauchat, O.F.M., Cap., as celebrant. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. A special thanks to Fred and Charlotte Murphy and Rick Hamilton for all their love and support. Pallbearers will be Jared Bridges, Josh Bridges, Eric Jenkins, Terry Jenkins, Eric Clark Sr., Eric Clark Jr., Dean Thomas and Carl Blank Jr.
Cumberland Times-News, April 7, 2011
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011


BRIDGES, Orville Ernest

FROSTBURG - Orville Ernest Bridges, 84, of Frostburg, died on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at the Western Maryland Health Center, Braddock Campus, surrounded by his family. Born Dec. 4, 1922, in Mount Savage, he was the son of the late Daniel O'Connel and Anna Frances (Bennett) Bridges. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Clinton, Clayton, Gerald and Ronald; and three sisters, Leona Wilson, Belva Bridges and Audrey Arnold. Orville was a member of the Eckhart Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the first class of the new Beall High School in 1941. He retired after 33 years of service from CSX. He was a World War II veteran serving in the 42nd Infantry of the Army and an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict as a Corpsman. He was a member of the Frostburg American Legion and the Mount Savage V.F.W.  Orville is survived by his wife of 56 years, Leah (Eckhart) Bridges; one son, Dennis M. and wife Cindy; one daughter, Terri Walker and husband Fred; and one sister, Helena Robinette. He is also survived by five grandsons, Jason E. Bridges and wife Jessica, Brandon E. Bridges, Cory W. Walker, Aaron M. Walker and Shawn M. Bridges; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Orville "Rocky" will always be remembered as an avid card player, horse race handicapper and a Pittsburgh Pirates fan. He was a family man who loved his children, his job and had a great outlook on life. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Monday, June 11, 2007, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Matt Eichhorn officiating. Friends will be received one hour before the services. Inurnment will be in the Eckhart Cemetery following the services. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Farrady Post 24 Honor Guard.
Cumberland Times-News, June 8, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014


BRIDGES, Mrs. Rosetta Diehl

A funeral service for Mrs. Rosetta Bridges, 78, Sunnyside, Mt. Savage, who died Sunday while visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Jennie Ash, Flintstone, was held Thursday afternoon in Moffatt Memorial Chapel, Barrelville. Rev. Robert M. Campbell, pastor, officiated and burial was in the Methodist Cemetery, Mt. Savage. Pallbearers were Vernon, Irvin and Lewis Diehl and Carl, Wilbert and William Wilhelm.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 5, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011





BRIDGES, Samuel F.

Samuel F. Bridges of Claysburg died Sunday night, Jan. 22, 1956 at Nason hospital, Roaring Spring, after an illness of several months. Mr. Bridges was born April 16, 1899, at Chaneysville, a son of James and Tobitha (Barthalow) Bridges. Surviving are are his wife, Mary; three children, Francis of Roaring Spring, R. D., Irvin W., of Claysburg and George A., of Hollidaysburg, R. D.; seven grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: E. L. of Claysburg, Mrs. Martha Connor, Walter and and Russell of Corrigansville, Md.; Sherman of Flintstone, and Mrs. Ida Valentine, Virginia, Amanda and Irma of Cumberland, Md. Mr. Bridges was employed as a laborer at the General Refractories company plant at Claysburg.
The Bedford Gazette, January 24, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 30, 2010



BRIDGES, Thomas Theodore


Thomas Theodore Bridges, 30, Barrelville, died yesterday after a long illness. He was a native of Bean's Cove, Pa. Surviving are his parents, Jacob and Fannie (Blucker) Bridges; four brothers, Albert, Cecil, Clarden and Leo Bridges, all at home; and four sisters, Mrs. Olive Taylor, Mrs. Raymond Fiorita, Mrs. Floyd Troutman and Mrs. Clarence Burkett, all of Barrelville.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 22, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011



 

BRIDGES, Walter Clyde

Walter Clyde Bridges, four month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Bridges, of Corriganville, died this morning in Allegany Hospital where he was admitted yesterday afternoon. Besides his parents he is survived by four sisters, Mary Lou, Betty Esta, Marylene, Sandra Johann, and two brothers, Ronald Eugene and George Marvin, all at home, and the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Howard Burkett, 315 Independence street. The body will be taken to the home of Mrs. Richard Perdew, Corriganville, where services will be held Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment will be in Porter cemetery, near Corriganville.
Cumberland Evening Times, September 21, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 



 

BRILL, Don

While hunting on the premises of George T Leatherman & sons on the boarder line of Mineral and Grant Counties last Mon, Don Brill, a youth of Moorefield, met a horrible death. In some manner the gun was accidentally discharged, the heavy load of shot tearing away the youth's intestines. Russell Entler of Keyser, was hunting in the woods at the same time and found the lifeless body.
Keyser Tribune, March 1, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010



 

BRINER, Mrs. Annie Huber

MRS. ANNIE BRINER
BURIED MONDAY
Frostburg, July 17 — The funeral of Mrs. Annie Briner, aged 53, who died Saturday morning at her home in Eckhart, took place Monday morning from Saint Michael's Catholic Church. Burial was in Saint Michael's Cemetery. Mrs. Briner, a native of Germany is survived by her step-mother, Mrs Joseph Huber, three brothers, Oscar, George and Joseph Huber, and two sisters. Mrs. Robert McFarland and Mrs. Freda Bybeeb. She also leaves the following children: Mrs. John Holsinger, Mrs. George Walters and Lawrence Briner, of Eckhart; Mrs. Harry Albright. Cumberland and Mrs. Mary Phypia of Baltimore.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Thursday, July 17, 1930 - pg 12, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 13, 2010


 



 

BRINER, Peter

"Mr. Peter Briner, aged 64 years, died at his home on Ocean Hill Saturday after several months' illness. Mr. Briner has been in very poor health for a long time and death was caused by cancer of the stomach. Mr. Briner came to this country from Germany over thirty years ago and lived for a long time in Eckhart, later coming to Ocean where he had resided ever since. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. John Haberstack, Mrs. William Pfister and Mr. Joseph Briner, all of Baltimore and Messrs. John, Peter and Stephen Briner, of Ocean. The funeral took place yesterday morning. A high mass of requiem was celebrated in St. Joseph's Catholic church by Rev. F. P. Mackall. Rev. Fr. Mackall also preached a very touching sermon in reference to Mr. Briner's life and good works. The pallbearers were as follows: Messrs. Patrick Blake, Patrick Nolan, Carl Pfister, William Condon, George Boeinger and Joseph Hoover. Interment was made in St. Michael's Catholic cemetery, Frostburg."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Wed 1 Nov 1911
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted December 11, 2010


BRINKMAN, Mrs. Aleda Wilt

WESTERNPORT — Mrs. Aleda Brinkman, 66, of 307 Walnut Street died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where she had been a patient for a month. A native of Westernport, she was a daughter of the late Lincolin and Fannie Wilt. She was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church, Piedmont, and past president of the Susannah Bible Class of that church. She was a member of Bethlehem Chapter 14, OES; past noble grand of Miriam Rebekah Lodge I8, past president of Ladies' Auxiliary of Patriarch Militant, past grand of the Tri-State Assembly Rebekahs, and district deputy of the Western Maryland Rebekahs. She is survived by her husband, Ora Brinkman; three sisters, Mrs. Fanny Grove, Westernport; Mrs. Elsie Wilson, Rayland, Ohio, and Mrs. Bessie Rymer, Baltimore; three brothers, Ray L. Wilt, mayor of Westernport; Florian Wilt, Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Harvey Wilt, Rayland, Ohio. The body is at the Boal Funeral Home. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Sumner Sawyers officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 28, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 11, 2011



Name:  Jackson "Jack" Frederick Brinkman, 72, of Cumberland, MD
 
Parents: Fred and Jessie (Umstot) Brinkman
 
DOB: November 23, 1932, in Short Gap, WV
 
DOD:  January 1, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Spouses: Norma (Bishop) Brinkman; Marlene (Mattingly) Brinkman
 
Predeceased by: parents; wife Norma; sister, Zena Murray
 
Survived by: wife Marlene; daughters, L. Diane Farris and husband Earl, Fort

Ashby, WV; Tamra Powell and husband George, Short Gap; sisters, Harriet Beard

and husband John, Martsinburg, WV; Mary Summers, Keyser, WV
 
Burial: January 4, 2005, Fort Ashby Cemetery
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2014

BRISKEY, Mrs. Grace Miller

SALISBURY, Pa. — Mrs. Grace Briskey, 71, of RD 1, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. A native of Greenville Township, she was a daughter of Mrs. Alice (Lowry) Miller and the late Wilson W. Miller. She was a member of Greenville Lutheran Church. Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Alton Briskey; three sons, James Briskey, RD 3, Meyersdale; Robert Briskey, RD 1, and Don Briskey, Somerset; two daughters, Mrs. Carol Deal, here; Mrs. Ruth Scheffel, Adamtown, Md.; two brothers, John Miller, Meyersdale; Earl Miller, RD 3, Meyersdale; two sisters, Mrs. Wilma Shultz, RD 3, Meyersdale, and Mrs. Lucille Maust, Berlin; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home where friends will be received and where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 11 a.m. Rev. David E. Fetter will officiate. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, October 23, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 6, 2009

 

BRISKEY, Henry L.

MEYERSDALE, Apr. 1 — Henry L. Briskey, 66, died Thursday at his home at Meyersdale R D 2, from an extended illness. A son of the late Samuel and Mary Gnagey Briskey, he leaves his widow, Mrs. Lucinda Shumaker Briskey, a daughter Margaret, of Phoenixville, seven sons, Homer, Lester and Roy of Meyersdale R D 2, Marling of Rockwood R D, John and Earl at home, and Ralph in the U S Army at Phoenixville, and a sister, Mrs. George Hare of Garrett, R D 1.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 1, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 



 

BRISKEY, Mrs. Lucinda

Mrs. Lucinda Briskey, 73, of Meyersdale, R. D. 2, died in Somerset Community Hospital, Saturday. She made her home with a son, Howard Briskey, at Meyersdale.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, July 17, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 12, 2010



BRITT, Alice E. White

BRITT, ALICE E.—Age 66 years. of No 11. 18th St, Brownsville, Pa died in the Brownsville General Hospital at 1:10 p.m. Monday. January 8. 1967. She was a member of St Peter's R.C. Church, Brownsville and a native of Frostburg. Surviving are her husband, Patrick B. Britt; three daughters, Mrs. Peter (Alice) Hamo. Akron, Ohio; Mrs Francis (Margie) Haas, Dallas. Texas and Mrs James (Jean) Winner, Brownsville. One son, Lloyd, Huntington Beach, Calif: thirteen grandchildren: one sister. Mrs Marie Davis. Harrisburg. Pa. Friends will be received at the Ross Funeral Home, 120 Front St, Brownsville, after 7 p.m., today and until Thursday at 10 a.m. when Requiem High Mass will be conducted at St. Peter's R.C, Church, Brownsville with Rev Fr Edward Gearing as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Morning Herald; Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pa., Tuesday, January 10, 1967 - pg 11, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 7, 2012


BRITT, Mrs. Charles

The funeral of Mrs. Charles Britt, aged 52 years, who died Sunday morning at Miners’ Hospital, from paralysis, was held Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. from St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with requiem high mass, by the pastor, Rev. Richard O’Neill. Burial took place in Allegany cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, March 11, 1920 
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 23, 2013


BRITT, Charles C.

FROSTBURG—Charles C. Britt, 61, formerly of here, died yesterday at Miners Hospital where he was a patient five days. He had been in failing health for three years. Born in Midlothian he was a son of the late Charles and Mary (McKenzie) Britt. He was a retired construction worker in Green Bay, Wis. Surviving are a brother Joseph J. Britt, Frostburg, and a sister Miss Ellen Britt, Newark. N. J. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 p. m. and 7 until 9 p. m. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. at the funeral home. Rev. Harold B. Wright will officiate and interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 26, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

BRITT, Joseph J.

Frostburg - Joseph J. Britt, 73, of 113 Wood Street, died yesterday in the Martinsburg, W. Va. VA Hospital where he had been a patient since July 17. He had been in failing health for four years. Born in Eckhart, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (McKenzie) Britt. He was a retired carpenter for the Celanese Corporation of America and a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his widow, Sherrie (Durst) Britt; two sons, Ivan 0. Britt, Columbia, S.C., and Otis W. Britt, LaVale; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Propst and Mrs. Doris Flick, both of Cumberland; a sister, Miss Ellen Britt, Media, Pa., and 13 grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, August 7, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 



 

BRITT, Robert Junior

FROSTBURG - Robert Junior Britt, 43, Rich Acres, Martinsville, Va., died yesterday in a hospital there after a brief illness. He was a native of Frostburg, a son of Joseph and Carrie Britt, of Frostburg. Surviving, besides his parents, are his widow, Louise (Ramsey) Britt; a son, Joe Britt, and two daughters, Miss Pattie and Miss Mary Britt, all of Columbia, S.C.; two brothers, Otis W. Britt, Cumberland, and Ivan 0. Britt, Columbia, S.C., and two sisters, Mrs. Doris Frick and Mrs. Ruth Prost, both of Cumberland. A service was held today at 3 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Martinsville, and interment followed.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 10, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 


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