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Name: Alberta Annie Brown   85, of Frostburg

Parents: Charles Siegmyer and Delphia Lashbaugh

DOB: August 6, 1928 in Borden Maryland

DOD: Thursday, February 6, 2014, at WMHS Regional Medical Center

Spouse: Harold L. “Sam” Brown

Predeceased by: husband on September 3, 2002; three brothers, William

Siegmyer, Edward Siegmyer, Raymond Siegmyer; three sisters, LaVernia McKinley,

Lillian Lochard, Armeda Shears.

Survived by: daughter, Mary Gracie and husband James, Frostburg; one grandson,

Joseph Willison Jr. and fiancée Marene Hostler, Cumberland

Burial: not mentioned


Source: Durst Funeral Home
(Courtesy of Marion Chappell)
Posted February 18, 2014



BROWN, Mrs. Amanda Theodosia Frazee
 
Oakland, Md., Feb. 15. - Mrs. Amanda Theodosia Brown, 83, widow of the late Austin Brown, died Sunday morning. Born in Selbysport, a daughter of the late Hamilton and Mary Susan Frazee, she and her husband moved to Oakland before the turn of the century when the latter became sheriff of Garrett county. He was also sheriff for a second term beginning in 1907. She was a member of the Methodist Church at Selbysport. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Horace L. Coddington, Oakland; and two brothers, Albert Frazee, Selbysport; and Roll E. Frazee, Oakland. Funeral services were conducted today from the Bolden Funeral Home, with the Rev. Minor Sprague, Methodist minister, officiating. Interment was in the Episcopal cemetery. Pallbearers were Cecil Smith, Delbert Davis, E. Ray Jones, L. M. Fraley, J. J. Ashby, and Daniel P. Smouse.
Source: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1944; page 10.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted January 31,. 2014



BROWN, Bernard

FROSTBURG — Bernard Brown, 35, of Finzel, Garrett County, died yesterday in the Veteran's Hospital, Aspinwall, Pa., where he had been a patient since Friday. A veteran of World War II, during which he served 56 months, he saw duty in the Philippine Islands. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Mary Brown; five brothers, Ralph, John, Gilbert, Harold Brown, all of Finzel; and five sisters, Mrs. Donald Drees, Mrs. Anthony Drees, Mrs. Harold Grove, all of Finzel, and Mrs. Charles Tate and Mrs. Rollin Albright, Akron. The body is at the residence. Requiem mass Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pocahontas; military rites; interment in Finzel Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 7, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BROWN, Bernard Truman

"Bernard Truman Brown, 79, of Philipsburg, Pa., died Friday night in the Philipsburg Hospital, where he had been a patient three weeks. A son of the late Patrick H. and Bridget (Burke) Brown, of Frostburg, he was born in Elk Garden, W. Va. A graduate of Penn State College, he was a mining engineer and at one time was employed by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines. Mr. Brown was a veteran of World War I and was wounded in action while serving in France. His only immediate survivor is a sister, Mrs. Aubrey (Urusula) Davis, of Frederick, Md. His wife, the former Ida Stonebreaker, died several years ago. A requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday morning in St. Paul's Catholic Church, Philipsburg, with interment in the church cemetery."
The Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, Mon 15 Mar 1965
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 3, 2011

 


BROWN, Carl

FROSTBURG - Carl "Rick" Brown, age 50, of Finzel Road, went to be with the Lord on July 4, 1999. A loving husband and father, he was born on April 15, 1949, in Meyersdale, Pa., to the late Carl M. Brown and Mary (Deal) Brown of Finzel. Mr. Brown was owner and operator of Brown Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, and held a Master Plumber's License for 22 years. He was a member of Greenville Lutheran Church, the Master Plumbers Association, the National Hot Rod Association, and was an avid drag racing fan. Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife and best friend of 30 years, Nancy (DeWitt) Brown; one son, Richard "Rick" Brown and wife Sharon, Zihlman; one brother, Donald Brown, Finzel; one sister, Linda Race, Frostburg; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 931 Frederick St., Cumberland, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Daren L. Ritchey officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be David DeWitt, Edward DeWitt, Bill Brown, Jack Fate, Mike Smith and Roger Clark. The family requests that memorials be directed to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136. 
abt 4 July 1999; Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 19, 2012


BROWN, Carl M.
 
FINZEL - Carl M. Brown, 72, of Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland,  formerly of Finzel, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997.  Born July 4, 1925, in Finzel, he was the son of the late James and Mary  (Finzel) Brown.  Mr. Brown was a former machinist for Goodyear Aerospace, Akron, Ohio, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.  Surviving are two sons, Carl "Rick" Brown and wife Nancy, and Donald E. Brown  and wife Becky, all of Finzel; one daughter, Linda Race and husband, Chuck,  Frostburg; one brother, Harold "Sam" Brown, Frostburg; two sisters, Lucinda  Drees and Shirley Drees, both of Finzel; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, on Monday from 2  to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the  Rev. David E. Fetter officiating. Interment will be in Finzel Cemetery.
abt. Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997 MD Obituary Links
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 10, 2013


BROWN, Mrs. Carol J. Smith
 
FROSTBURG - Carol J. Smith Brown, 53, Green Row Road, NW, Frostburg, died Friday, Dec. 4, 1992, at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born Sept. 13, 1939, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Bernard Smith and Ethel (Williams) Smith. She was also preceded in death by a sister Helen Doris Smith. She was employed by the Frostburg Community Hospital for 16 years. She was a member of the Allegany United Methodist Church of Zihlman, Md., and a member of the Mount Savage Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, for which she served as color-bearer. She is survived by her husband Roy S. Brown; one son Steve Brown, Ellerslie; three daughters, Sandy Winebrenner and her husband Steve, Mount Savage, Brenda Robison and her husband Bernie, Mount Savage, and Dawn Brown, at home; three brothers, Bernard Smith, Eckhart, Bruce Smith, Frostburg, and Greg Smith, Frostburg; four sisters, Mary M. Houser, Cumberland, Jo Anne Ryan, Eckhart, Virginia Carter, Mount Savage, and Phylis Hawn, Rawlings; seven grandchildren, Chad Robison, Jason Robison, Steve Winebrenner, Scott Winebrenner, Aaron Brown, Shauna Brown, and Ashley Troutman. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home on Virginia Avenue in Cumberland, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home by the Mount Savage Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Allegany United Methodist Church in Zihlman, Md., with Rev. George M. Harpold. Interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Times-News, December 6, 1992
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012

Name: - Carrie Pearl (Mencer) Brown, 89, of Fort Ashby, WV
 
Parents: Charles and Elsie Mencer
 
DOB: July 30, 1914, in Cumberland, MD
 
DOD: Saturday, October 11, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: Paul Hampton Brown, who died in 2001
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband
 
Survived by: sisters, Lucille Reckley and Mary Perry, both of Cumberland
 
Burial: October 14, 2003, Maryland State Veterans’ Cemetery, Rocky Gap, MD
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 15, 2014


 
BROWN, Clinton Sylvester

Clinton Sylvester Brown, 73, of 701 Baker St died yesterday at his home following an illness of three years. A native of Cedar Creek, Va, he was the son of the late John and Eliza (Coffman) Brown and had been employed as a stationary engineer for the Cumberland Steel Company. He is survived by his widow, Mary Elizabeth (Manley) Brown, two sons, Edwards and Raymond J Brown, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs Edith Erickson, city; two brothers, Elmer Ritenur, Front Royal, Va and Robert Brown, this city; seven grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The body will be taken to the residence.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 7, 1957 - pg 16, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 19, 2012

 
BROWN, Clinton Sylvester

Brown Services
Services for Clinton S. Brown, 73, of 701 Baker Street, who died Sunday al his home, will be conducted Friday at 10 a. m. at the residence. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Walter Humbertson. Raymond May, Robert Davidson, James N. Gilford, Richard Lynch and Jake Walker.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, October 8, 1957 - pg 10, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 19, 2012

 

BROWN, Delcie

Delcie Brown, the six month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Rogers, died at their home, Ridgeville, this county, last Wed. and was buried at the Rogers cemetery, Antioch, yesterday.
Keyser Tribune, April 7, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010


BROWN, Mrs. Doris J. Baer
 
SALISBURY, Pa. - Mrs. Doris J. Brown, 48, of here, died Sunday at her residence. Born Feb. 17, 1937 in Brothers Valley Township, she was a daughter of the late Peter Baer and Mayme (Klingman) Baer. She was a member of the Salisbury Church of the Brethren and American Legion Auxiliary. She was employed by American IPT Company of Salisbury. Surviving are her husband, Donald S. Brown; four daughters, Mrs. Vickie Stein, Washington, Pa.; Miss Pamela Brown, Miss Kimberly Brown and Miss Crystal Brown, all at home; one son, Michael Brown, also at home; three brothers, Walter Baer, Jay Baer and Guy Baer, all Meyersdale; five sisters, Mrs. Lillian Miller, Mrs. Geraldine Marker and Mrs. Arlene Sterner, all Rockwood; Mrs. Ruth Barney, Hopwood; Mrs. Esther Harris, Salisbury; two half-sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Pirl, Ravenna, Ohio; and Mrs. Hariett Ohler, Meyersdale, and two grandchildren. Friends will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there Wednesday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Daniel J. Whitacre. Interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 14, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 31, 2013  


BROWN, Earl Roy
 
Earl R. Brown, 75, of 419 Holland Street, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital.  Born at  Westernport, he was a son of the late Alfred and Almedia (Weimer) Brown.  Mr Brown was a retired employee of Kelly-Springfield Tire Company.  He was a veteran of WW I and was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church.  Surviving are his widow, Margaret (Farrell) Brown: two sons, Earl F Brown, Weston, Mass; Robert J Brown, city; a daughter, Mrs James McWhiter, city: two brothers, Harry Brown, Key Largo, Fla; Donald Brown, Wilmington, Del: three sisters; Mrs Fern Hafer, city; Mrs Mildred Schade, Detroit; Mrs Hilda Broadwater, Barton and eight grandchildren.  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 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Christian wake services will be held at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.  Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St Patrick's Catholic Church.  Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, December 22, 1971 - pg 16, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 26, 2013
  


BROWN, Elijah

Death of An Old Alleganian
Elijah Brown, an old time landlord who for many years kept hotel in Grantsville and later in Frostburg, died at the country residence of his son-in-law, Jno. A. J. Shultz, near Lexington, Mo., on the 17th inst.  Mr. Brown is a brother of Mr. Jacob Brown, our respected dean of the bar.  He was in his 84th year.  He has been living in the West for the past fifteen years.  He was in every way a worthy man, respected and honored by all who knew him.  His estimable wife died some eight years ago.  His end was peaceful as his life had been virtuous.  He leaves a large family, most of them living in the West. - Cumb. News.
The Republican (Oakland, MD), 26 September 1895
Posted June 25, 2010

 


 

BROWN, Mrs. Emma. J. Bowser

Williamsport, Md., May 27—Mrs. Emma J. Brown, ___(unreadable, could be "the former") Emma J. Bowser, wife of John P. Bowser, a railway moll (?) clerk on the run between Baltimore and Hagerstown, is dead at her home here as the result of the hot weather. She was 34 years old.
Cumberland Evening Times, Saturday, May 27, 1911
Posted June 25, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Mrs. Emma Knepp

SOMERSET, July 7 — Mrs. Emma Brown, 77, wife of John C. Brown, died Thursday night at her home near Sand Patch. She was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary Felker Knepp and was born June 1, 1861. She is survived by her husband, three children, Frank at home, Mrs. Fred Rodgers of Akron, and Mrs. Frank Deitle of Meyersdale, R. D., and nine grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, July 7, 1938
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Flora Martin

KINGWOOD WV - Flora Martin Brown, wife of Wm G Brown, member of the congress of the second congressional district of West Virginia, died today at the family home in Kingwood. Mrs Brown, while in Washington with her husband attended the sessions of the Baltimore convention, where she overtaxed her strength. She had been in ill health for a number of years, but her condition was not considered alarming. Mrs Brown was born and raised in Marion county, and was a daughter of Geo W Martin, of Grafton. She was a graduate of the Fairmont Normal School and a lover of social and literary pursuits.
Keyser Tribune, September 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 25, 2010


BROWN, James

"Mr. James Brown, for several years mine boss at the Virginia mines and for a number of years holding the same position at Elk Garden, died at his home in Pittsburgh, Pa., Tuesday 15 September 1908.  The remains were brought here Wednesday night and the funeral services were held in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, Thursday morning and were largely attended not only by the people of this community but by many from out of town, as the deceased was well and favorably known here years ago before he went to Pittsburgh to live." 
[NOTE: James Brown was born 13 Sept 1844 in Limerick, County Clare, Ireland and was married to Bedelia Connolly of Carrigan, Craughwell, County Galway, Ireland.  They resided in Elk Garden, Mineral County, West Virginia.]
“The Piedmont Herald” Piedmont, West Virginia Friday 13 September 1908
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)

 


 

BROWN, James Patrick 

"Former Westernport Man Killed In Mine-James P. Brown Crushed To Death By Falling Timber Near Morgantown-James P. Brown, 47 years old, former resident of Westernport, was instantly killed at 10:45 o'clock Sunday morning, when he was pinioned under falling timber in the Brock mine of the Continental Coal Company, in the Scott's Run field near Morgantown, W. Va. Brown, a foreman and expert timberman, went into the mine with three other men, to supervise the removal of timber in a section which had been closed. They were about three fourths of a mile from the shaft when the roof timbers fell. Brown's neck was broken and he was crushed about the chest. His companions, who were not injured, extricated the body. The mishap victim had been engaged in mining work about thirty years and was located in Frostburg and Westernport before he moved to Westover, a suburb of Morgantown, several years ago. Mr. Brown is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ethel Brown, a native of Frostburg, and by four daughters, Misses Mary, Julia, and Jean, at home, and Mrs. Edwin Frita, Washington, D.C. He also leaves his mother, Mrs. P.H. Brown, of Monrovia, Md.; five brothers and one sister, Harry, of New York City; Leo P., of Cumberland; Bernard, of Phillipsburg, Pa.; Frank, of Edgar, Montana; William, of Jenkins, Ky., and Mrs. Aubrey Davis, of Monrovia. The funeral service was held Tuesday morning at St. Frances de Sales Roman Catholic church, Morgantown, with the Rev. Peter Flynn, officiating. Burial was in the East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown."
"The Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Thursday 18 May 1930
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Mrs. Jane

NEWS OF A LOCAL INTEREST
Mrs. Jane Brown, of Kingwood, W. Va., died on a visit at Masontown, Preston County, W.Va. Mrs. Brown was the mother of Mrs. Dawson, wife of Gov William M. O. Dawson, of W.Va.
KEYSER TRIBUNE, JUNE 14, 1907
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010


BROWN, John
 
John Brown, 65, of 439 Walnut Place, died last night in Memorial Hospital about an hour after being admitted.  He was taken to the hospital from the County Jail when prisoners notified an attache Brown appeared ill. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, said death was due to a heart condition.  Deputy Sheriff William Orr said Brown was not a prisoner but had requested to be allowed to remain in the jail a few days. A native of Lonaconing, he resided in Kitzmiller a number of years while employed as a miner by the Hamill Coal Company.  His wife, the late Mary (Sprange) Brown, died in 1933.
Cumberland Evening Times, Friday, February 25, 1949  Pg. 5
(Courtesy of Don Wendroth)
Posted March29, 2013 


BROWN, John F., Sr.

"Death Claims Former Judge John Brown Sr.--
Death claimed a former Elkins Judge, John f. Brown, Sr., at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown Saturday at 5:30 p.m. He was 81 years of age. The senior partner in the law firm of Brown and Brown Law Firm was in his law office on Friday. Later Friday evening, he became ill and by Saturday morning his condition worsened and he was taken to Davis Memorial Hospital. he was transferred at once to West Virginia Medical Center accompanied by his family physician, Dr. Louis H. Nefflin. His illness was described as an acute aneurysm. Entering surgery soon after his arrival at the Medical Center, former Judge Brown failed to survive the operation. The ex-judge had practiced law in Elkins for 55 years, and had been joined in later years by his son, John Brown, Jr., who is city attorney. Brown was appointed judge of the 20th judicial circuit of which Randolph county was a part, by Gov. William G. Conley, on August 1, 1932. He was re-elected for two terms and served until November of 1944. Born April 26, 1883, at Elk Garden, W. Va., former Judge Brown was a son of the late James and Bedelia Brown. His father came to Elkins to work for the Stephen B. Elkins family as a mine superintendent. He spent his boyhood in Elkins and graduated from Davis and Elkins college. His law degree was received from Washington and Lee Law School. He was twice married. His first wife, Alma Lyon, died Feb. 17, 1921. He later married the former Kathryn McHugh, who survives. In addition to his one son, John F. Brown, Jr., he leaves one daughter, Marilyn, wife of Paul Hamelman, of Morgantown. There are seven grandchildren. Judge Brown was the last surviving member of his family of six children. An active member of St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Brown was on the building committee that constructed the church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Randolph county bar Assn. and West Virginia State Bar Assn. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 1135, and was past state president of the Elks. Friends are being received at the John W. Lohr Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today. The Elks Lodge will conduct ritualistic services from the John W. Lohr Funeral Chapel at 8 p.m. today. Judge Brown will be removed to St. Brendan's Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday where high mass of requiem will be celebrated. The Rev. Father Charles Doyle will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Brendan's Cemetery. Family members have requested that friends desiring to pay tribute to Attorney Brown send contributions to the Randolph County Heart fund."
Unknown newspaper, 1 Mar 1965
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 31, 2010

BROWN, John F., Sr.

"Brown Rites Today--High mass of requiem was celebrated this morning at 9 o'clock at St. Brendan's Catholic Church by Rev. Fr. Charles Doyle for former Judge John F. Brown, Sr., 81, who died Saturday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock while undergoing surgery at the West Virginia University Medical Center. Former Judge Brown became ill last Friday nightat his home at 228 Boundary Ave., after being in his office most of the day. He was admitted to the Davis Memorial Hospital Friday morning and transferred at once to the University Medical Center for an operation for acute aneurism. He did not survive the operation. In tribute to the ex-judge, the Randolph County Court House was closed this morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Davis Trust co., one of three Elkins banks, was closed from 9 to 11 a.m. Judge Brown was the attorney and director of that bank. Elkins Lodge No. 1135 B.P.O. Elks, of which Brown was long a member, held memorial services last night a 8 o'clock from the John W. Lohr Funeral Home following the recitation of the rosary. Interment was made in St. Brendan's Cemetery. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Kathryn McHugh Brown; one son, John F. Brown, Jr., a partner with his father in the law firm of Brown and Brown and one daughter, Marilyn, wife of Paul Hamelman, of Morgantown. There are seven grandchildren."
Unknown newspaper 2 Mar 1965:
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 31, 2010

 


BROWN, John H.

Salisbury, Pa. - John H. Brown, 57, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. He was a son of Mrs. Ulea (Harding) Brown and the late William M. Brown. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Salisbury American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Besides his mother, he is survived by five brothers, Harold, Wilbur and Elmer Brown, here; Ray Brown, Avilton, Md.; and Lawrence Brown, LaVale; two sisters, Mrs. Marie McKenzie, here, and Mrs. Blanche Maust, Grantsville. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Ernest N. Rumbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Salisbury IOOF Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 18, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2011


BROWN, John W.
 
FINZEL - John W. Brown, 75, of Finzel, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1993 at the Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice Unit. Born March 7, 1917 in Finzel, he was the son of the late James H. Brown and Mary Mae (Finzel) Brown. Five brothers, four sisters and one grandson also preceded him in death. Mr. Brown retired in 1980 from the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory and was a member of the Greenville Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pocohantas, Pa. He served as a councilman of the church. Surviving are his wife, Edna M. (Deal) Brown; one son, William L. Brown, Lordstown, Ohio; one daughter, Wanda J. Coughenour, Finzel; two. brothers, Harold L. "Sam" Brown, Frostburg; Carl Brown, Morganton, N.C.; two sisters, Cindy Drees and Shirley Drees, both of Finzel; three granddaughters, Tracy Brown, Julie Coughenour and Cathy Coughenour; three step-grandchildren, Douglas Toman, Michele Toman, Ann Kinnick and one step-great-grandson, Craig Kinnick. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Greenville Evangelical Lutheran Church by the Rev. David E. Fetter. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice Unit or the Greenville Evangelical Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Cumberland Times News, January 22, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 19, 2013

 

 BROWN, Julia Dugan 

"Death of Mrs. Julia Brown-Mrs. Julia Brown, an aged and respected resident of Blaine, departed this life Tuesday, January 29, 1907, aged 80 years. Her remains were brought to Westernport yesterday on the noon train for interment. The funeral services took place in St. Peter's Catholic church, the interment occurring in the Catholic cemetery."
"The Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, 1 Feb 1907
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Mrs. Katherine Merrbach Weimer

SALISBURY, Pa. - Mrs. Katherine Brown, 75, died yesterday at her home. Born at Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Anna Bowers Merrbach. Mrs. Brown was twice married, and both her husbands, William F. Weimer and Harvey M. Brown, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Surviving are four sons, John H. Weimer, Sipesville; Christopher Weimer, Acosta; Harry Weimer, Avilton, and Harry B. Brown Sr., Grantsville; three daughters, Mrs. Nora Graham, Acosta, and Mrs. Anna Short and Mrs. Catherine Guisiweidt, both of Salisbury; five step-sons, Frank Brown, Boswell; George Brown, Acosta; Arthur Brown, Meyersdale, and Ralph and Hubert Brown, both of Salisbury; three step-daughters, Mrs. Anna Weimer, Sipesville; Mrs. Edith Weimer, Acosta, and Mrs. Lena McKenzie, Rockville, Md.; five brothers, Otto, Francis, William, Charles and Godfrey, all of RD 1, Salisbury; five sisters, Mrs. Emma Winebrenner, Frostburg; Mrs. Amelia Valentine, Stoystown; Mrs. Elmira Metzer, Cumberland; Mrs. Lydia Butler, RD Salisbury, and Mrs. Carrie Mc- Kenzie, Salisbury; 30 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. John's Church by Rev. David Fetter. Burial will be in Salisbury IOOF Cemetery. The body will be at the Thomas Funeral Home after 2 p.m. today.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 25, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 30, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Kenneth Martin

"Funeral services for Kenneth Martin Brown, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo P. Brown, 516 Bedford Street, who died yesterday afternoon after a long illness will probably be held at 9 a.m. Saturday from St. Patrick's Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Brown, who was employed for several years in the plant office of the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, was secretary of the Lafayette Club until his illness. Besides his parents, he is survived by the following brothers and on sister: Stuart B. Brown, of Akron, Ohio; Estle S., Burke P., Robert E., Julia Elizabeth and Eugene, Leo, R. Donovan and James Brown, all of this city."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland Thu 22 May 1930
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 19, 2010

 


BROWN, Mrs. Laura M. Werner

Mrs. Laura M. Brown, 67, of 363 Dorn Avenue, died last evening in Memorial Hospital. She had been in failing health the past several years. Born December 2, 1902 in Finzel, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Louise (Layton) Werner. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd C. Brown; a son Paul R. Miller, Wellersburg, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Roy H. Knotts, this city; a sister, Mrs. Grace Layman, Pocahontas Pa.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 5, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 14, 2011



BROWN, Lawrence Milton

LAVALE - Lawrence Milton Brown, 81, of National Highway, LaVale, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was born May 20, 1916, in Salisbury, Pa., the son of the late William Milton and Lela (Harding) Brown. He also was preceded in death by his loving wife, Hazel J. (Gray) Brown on Aug. 6, 1990. Mr. Brown was Protestant by Faith. He had retired as a Brakeman from the B&O Railroad, and he was a member of the United Transportation Union. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Patricia Mae Klahre and husband, James, Cumberland; two sons, David L. Brown, Cumberland, and William L. Brown and wife, Barbara, Lavale; a sister, Mrs. Blanche Maust of Fort Hill, Pa.; a brother, Ray H. Brown, Avilton; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, 1302 National Highway, LaVale, on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bishop Ervin Kneiriem officiating. Interment will be next to his loving wife in Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Pa. Pallbearers will be Kenny Lowery, Rick Klahre, Terry Brown, Tommy Emmerick, Donnie Boyer and Alvin Hosselrode. Honorary pallbearer is Billy Brown.
Cumberland Times obituary; abt. 14 November 1997
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2011



BROWN, Mrs. Leora Elizabeth McKenzie

LONACONING — Leora Elizabeth Brown, 89, of Lonaconing, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at Egle Nursing & Rehab Center, Lonaconing. Born Dec. 9, 1921, in Garrett County, she was the daughter of the late Olen and Annie (Winner) McKenzie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Brown; a nephew, Bernard McKenzie; and a niece, Mary Ann Minnick. Mrs. Brown was a homemaker. She is survived by a nephew, Bradley McKenzie, Pennsylvania; and two nieces, Gladys Wilhelm, Lonaconing and Naomi Knopsnyder, Salisbury, Pa. A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 at St. Ann Cemetery. The family would like to thank Egle Nursing & Rehab Center for the wonderful care given to Leora. Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, are in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
Cumberland Times-News, December 31, 2010
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011


 

BROWN, Mrs. M.

WESTERNPORT
Westernport Md, July 31
Mrs. M. Brown, a former resident of Westernport, died at her late residence on Washington street, Grafton, aged 6(?0) years. The deceased was well known here and was highly respected, being noted for her kind and loving disposition. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn their loss, among which is: F B Brown, a conductor on the W Va, C R R. Interment was made in Grafton.

KEYSER TRIBUNE, AUGUST 4, 1905
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010



 

BROWN, Mrs. Margaret Gay

Mrs. Margaret Gay Brown, mother of William Gay Brown, member of congress from the Second W. Va. district, died Saturday at Kingwood at an advanced age. Her husband was the late William G. Brown who served in Congress both from Va. and W.Va. before the Civil War.  Mrs. Brown knew much about the social life at the capital in the stirring days proceeding and during the war. She was a daughter of the late Matthew Gay, who was a prominent lawyer of Morgantown. Congressman Brown is the only child.
Keyser Tribune, February 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010

 


BROWN, Martin Joseph

"Martin Joseph Brown, age 41, brother of Leo R. Brown, Western Maryland Railway conductor, this city, died Tuesday morning, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, following an operation for appendicitis. He is survived by his widow, who was a Miss Humbertson, of Frostburg. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick H. Brown, reside at Westernport. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, 16 Feb 1921
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted October 31, 2010

BROWN, Martin Joseph

"Death's Doings - Martin Joseph Brown, aged 41 years, died at the West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, Tuesday, following an operation for appendicitis. Mr. Brown was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick H. Brown, of Westernport, and was a native of this place. He had spent most of his life at Frostburg. He is survived by his parents, his widow, who was Miss Humbertson, of Frostburg, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. H.A. Moore, Newport, Pa.; Mr. L.P. Brown, Cumberland; James P. Brown, Luke; William Brown, Westernport; Bernard Brown, State College, Pa.; Frank Brown, Red Lodge, Mont.; Mrs. M.H. Matthes, Ardmore Park, Pa.; Mrs. R.D. Hagner, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Aubrey Davis, Monrovia, Md.; and Harry Brown, assistant manager of the Chatham Hotel, Pittsburgh. At the time of his death Mr. Brown was manager of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association and resided in the Oakland district of Pittsburgh. The body was taken to Frostburg for interment."
"Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Friday, 18 Feb 1921
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009

 


BROWN, Martin P.

"Martin P. Brown Died This Morning At Miami, Florida-Judge John F. Brown was informed today of the death of his brother, Martin Phillip Brown, of Miami, Fla. His age was 79 years. Death occurred in a Veterans Hospital at Coral Gables, Fla. Mr. Brown was born at Piedmont, W. Va., August 17, 1876, a son of James and Bedelia Conley Brown. Each of his parents came to the United States from Ireland. Mr. Brown was engaged in the motion picture business at Cleveland, Ohio, until 25 years ago when he retired and went to Florida to reside. His wife died about six years ago. Judge Brown is the only surviving member of his family. He and Mrs. Brown will leave this afternoon for Miami. Requiem mass will be celebrated at the Corpus Christi Catholic Church of which Mr. Brown was a member, at 9:30 o'clock Saturday morning. Mr. Brown was a veteran of the Spanish War and for many years was an active member of this United Spanish War Veterans. He had visited here on many occasions."
Unknown newspaper June 1955:
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 31, 2010


BROWN, Mrs. Mary Ann Adams
 
Westernport
Mrs. Mary Ann Brown, 47, wife of Homer R. Brown, died at her home at 87 Main street, yesterday evening following an illness of six months. A native of Shaw, W. Va., she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Adams, Piedmont, and a graduate of Piedmont High School.  She and her husband operated a cleaning and dyeing works here for a number of years.  She was a charter member of  American Legion Auxiliary Unit of Kelly-Mansfield Post No. 52, of Piedmont, a charter member of the Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Keyser, and a member of the Maccabees and Trinity Methodist church of Piedmont.
Cumberland Evening Times, Friday, December 26, 1944  Pg. 5
(Courtesy of Don Wendroth)
Posted March29, 2013


BROWN, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Manley
 
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brown, 74, of 701 Baker Street, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient two days. She had been in failing health several years. Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Manley and the widow of Clinton S. Brown. Surviving are a son, Edward S. Brown; a daughter, Mrs. Edith Erickson, both of this city, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The body is at the residence where the rosary will be recited Friday at 8 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a. m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church and interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, November 11, 1959 - pg 10 Col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 19, 2012

 
BROWN, Mrs. Mary Jane Butler

A Grantsville area woman, seriously burned in a futile attempt to save her father in a fire which destroyed their farm home on March 24, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Mrs. Mary Jane Brown, 54, was admitted to the hospital's intensive care unit with multiple third degree burns. Her father, A. Melvin Butler, 8I, died in the fire which razed the two-story frame house. Mrs. Brown had been residing with her father, who was an invalid. Awakened by the fire, which apparently started in the kitchen of the home, she found the first floor, where her father was sleeping, engulfed in flames. She sustained severe burns of the face, chest and head while attempting to rescue her father. Mrs. Brown walked several hundred yards in 15 degree weather seeking aid before she met members of the Grantsville Volunteer Fire Company answering an alarm turned in by a passing motorist on U.S. Route 40. The farm house was located about one mile off Route 40. Also a daughter of the late Arminta (Durst) Butler, she is survived by two sons, Kenneth Brown, Baltimore, and Harrison Foy, with the Army in Germany; seven brothers, Lloyd Butler, Cumberland; Robert Butler, Frostburg; Harold Butler, Grantsville; Arthur and Fay Butler, both of Baltimore; Ray Butler, Meyersdale; Claude Butler, Shawnee, Okla.; four sisters. Mrs. Beulah Merrbach, RD Salisbury; Mrs. Joan Resh and Mrs. Fern Fitzpatrick, in Grantsville, and Mrs. Florence Thorp, Frostburg. Mrs. Brown was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Grantsville. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home in Grantsville where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. David Fetter will officiate and burial will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, April 10, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


BROWN, Mrs. Mary P. Pugh

Mrs. Mary P. Brown, 84, of Meyersdale, R. D. 3. died in the Church of the Brethren home at Scalp Level. She was born June 24, 1877, in Meyersdale, a daughter of the late Daniel and Eliza Shultz Pugh. Surviving are six sons, including Charles of Meyersdale, R. D. 1, and Homer of New Paris; two daughters Mrs. Richard Gindlesperger of Jerome and Mrs. Lewis Moranduzzo of Hollsopple R. D. 1; 26 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Schrock of Meyersdale R. D. 3, and Mrs. Catharine Brown of Somerset.
June 27, 1962, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2010


BROWN, Milton  
 
SHAFT - Milton "Pete" Brown, 68, of Shaft, died Saturday, March 15, 1997, at Sacred Heart Hospital following an extended illness.  Born Feb. 20, 1929, in Lonaconing, he was the son of the late James and Florence (Kiddy) Brown. He also was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Brown and Gladys Brown. Mr. Brown attended Central High School, Lonaconing. He was formerly employed at the Celanese Corp., the Kappers Chemical Plant in Pennsylvania, and the Allegany County Roads Department. He was of the Methodist faith. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Marian (McKenzie) Brown, Shaft; one son, James W. Brown and wife Denise, Omaha, Neb.; two daughters, Karen Crowe and husband James, Havre de Grace, and Lori Brown, Midlothian, and her special friend David Willetts, Frostburg; five brothers, William S. Brown and wife Evelyn, Winchester Road, Lloyd E. Brown and wife Mabel, Snow Hill, James K. Brown and wife Bernadette, Lonaconing, Roy K. Brown, Eckhart, and Robert L. Brown and wife Ann, Lonaconing; four sisters, Audrey "Hope" Sharon, Lonaconing, Margaret Williamson and husband William, Lonaconing, Josephine Allen, Lonaconing, and Mabel Leake and husband John, Knapps Meadow; seven grandchildren, Joseph Brown, Jennifer Brown, Mathew and Mark Taylor Brown, Emma Brown, Christopher and Ashley Crowe; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 18, 1997, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Everrett Spence and the Rev. Lawrence Frye officiating. There will be no graveside services. Interment will be at Frostburg Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be sent to the Shaft Methodist Church or the Frostburg Ambulance Service.
abt. Saturday, March 15, 1997; MD Obituary Links
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 10, 2013

 

 
BROWN, Nancy Layman

Died, in Shipman, Ill., a few days ago, Nancy Brown, wife of Elijah Brown, aged about 68 years.  She had been ill about a year.  Deceased was well known in Garrett county, having resided here until about eight years ago when she with her husband removed to Illinois.
The Republican (Oakland, MD.), 24 July, 1886
Posted June 25, 2010

 


 

BROWN, Patrick H.

"Patrick H. Brown Dies At Morgantown-Former Westernport Resident Succumbs Suddenly At Son's Home-Patrick H.. Brown, aged 74 years, former resident of this community, died suddenly Sunday at the home of his son, James Brown, at Morgantown. His wife, Mrs. Bridget Burke Brown, was visiting in New York at the time. Mr. Brown was engaged in the coal business in this vicinity for thirty years. The family lived for some years near West Virginia Junction, and later in Elk Garden and Frostburg, whence they moved to Westernport, where they resided until a year or so ago. Besides his widow, Mr. Brown is survived by five sons: Leo Brown, Cumberland, conductor on the Western Maryland Railroad; William Brown, mine superintendent in the Fairmont region; James Brown, also mine superintendent in the Fairmont region; Frank Brown, mine superintendent at Red Lodge, Montana, and one daughter, Mrs. Aubrey Davis, of Monrovia, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. John M. Davis, of Morgantown, W. Va., and Mrs. Margaret L. Healy, Westernport, and one brother, Phillip Brown, Frostburg, Md. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Morgantown, and the body was placed in a vault there."
"The Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Friday, 30 Nov 1928
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 4, 2009

 


 

BROWN, Peter P.

MEYERSDALE, Dec. 20 - Peter P. Brown, 75 years old, a retired employe of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, died Monday morning at his home near Sand Patch. He was born June 3, 1864, a son of Peter and Mary Hostetler Brown. Surviving are his wife, Mrs.Leah Day Brown; three sons, Simon L. Brown of Cumberland, Md., Robert Brown of Sand Patch and Charles Brown of Jerome; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother, Francis Brown, and one sister, Mrs.Etta Ellison, the latter two of Grand Junction, Colo. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 A. M. Thursday at the home in charge of Rev. J. E. Gindlesperger. Interment will be in Hostetler Cemetery in Greenville township.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, December 20, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

BROWN, Mrs Rachel

Frostburg, April 14 — Following a lingering illness, Mrs. Rachel Brown, 77, died this morning at her home in Finzel, Garrett county. Twice married, her first husband was John Finzel, and the second was William Brown, both of whom are deceased. A member of the Reformed church near Sand Patch, Pa., she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Charles Clark, Frostburg; Mrs. John Housel, Salisbury, Pa.; Mrs. Howard Wagner and Mrs. Roy Metz; both of Finzel; two sons, Nelson Finzel, Akron, Ohio, and John Finzel, at home.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, April 15, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


BROWN, Ralph Andrew

FINZEL — Ralph Andrew Brown, 52, of Finzel, died yesterday afternoon at Miners Hospital, Frostburg, after an illness of three weeks. A native of Finzel, he was a son of the late. James H. and Mary (Finzel) Brown. Mr. Brown was employed at the Celanese Corporation. Survivors include his widow, Marie (Pfaff) Brown, and a daughter, Mrs. Harley McKenzie Jr., Grantsville; a son, Robert Brown, at home; five sisters, Mrs. Charles Fate and Mrs. Ronald Albright, both of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Harold Grove, Canton, Ohio, and Mrs. Donald Drees and Mrs. Anthony Drees, both of here; four brothers, Gilbert, John and Harold Brown, all of here, and Carl Brown, Akron, and three grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where the family will receive friends today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Pocahontas, Pa. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p. m. A requiem mass will be cele brated on Saturday at 8:30 a. m in St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in the Finzel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Werner, Albert Drees, Raymond Drees, Marshall Caton. Floyd Boyer and Harold McKenzie.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 12, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2011




BROWN, Ray Harrison

AVILTON - Ray Harrison Brown, 77, of Avilton, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1998, at his residence. Born May 23, 1921, in Salisbury, Pa., he was a son of the late William and Lela (Harding) Brown. Mr. Brown was retired from the spinning department of Celanese Fibers Corporation, and was a member of Old St. Ann's Catholic Church, Avilton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Leora Elizabeth (McKenzie) Brown, whom he married on Feb. 23, 1945; and one sister, Blanche Maust, Salisbury, Pa.; also, a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Grantsville, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayer services will be conducted on Saturday at noon in the funeral home with the Rev. William Moody officiating. Interment will be in St. Ann's Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to St. Ann's Cemetery Fund.
Cumberland Times obituary; about Wednesday, August 5, 1998
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011


BROWN, Mrs. Sarah E. McKenzie

Frostburg - Mrs. Sarah E. Brown, 54, Consolidation Village, died yesterday at Miners Hospital where she had been a patient for 5 weeks. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of Jacob H. McKenzie and the late Lucy (McKenzie) McKenzie. Surviving are her husband, Harry R. Brown; four daughters, Mrs. Charles Pfaff, West Milton, Ohio; Mrs. Robert Croft, Beltsville; Mrs. Glenn Poland, Dundalk; and Mrs. Samuel Iman, Cumberland; a sister, Mrs. Paul Krause, Grantsville; two brothers, James Frankhauser, McCoole, and Cecil B. McKenzie, Cumberland; and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Frank B. Sharp. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times, July 24, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 21, 2014



BROWN, Spencer J. H., Sr.

Spencer J. H. Brown Sr., 80, of Sandy Spring, died yesterday at Montgomery General Hospital, Olney, where he was admitted last week. Mr. Brown served as president of the Maryland State Volunteer Firemen's Association in 1949:50. He also served on many committees of the state association and of the Montgomery County Volunteer Firemen's Association. He recently attended the Allegany County Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention at Bowling Green, and also attended various activities of the Allegany-Garrett Volunteer Firemen's Association during the past year. He missed the state convention last week in Ocean City, for the first time in 53 years. Surviving are his widow, Mary Brown, two daughters and two sons. The body is at the Barber Funeral Home, Laytonsville, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.. Services will be conducted there Wednesday at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Olney. The Maryland State Firemen's Association will conduct a memorial service tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. William Miller, president of the Allegany-Garrett Association has requested fire companies be draped for the next 10 days.
The Cumberland News, June 20, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012



BROWN, Mrs. Vera Viola Shoemaker

Mrs. Vera Viola Brown died suddenly at her home in Springs on Saturday, April 3, of pulmonary endema. Mrs. Brown became very ill about 3:00 a.m., and her husband, Charles L. Brown, summoned a physician. However, Mrs. Brown died in her sleep about 8:30 a.m. She had been suffering from valvular heart disease for 15 years and, in 1939, was kept in an oxygen tent for a week in order to prolong her life then. She was born on June 23, 1912, in Elk Lick Township, a daughter of Norman and the late Grace (Maust) Shoemaker, and was 35 years, 9 months and 10 days old at her death. She had been employed as a seamstress in the Salisbury Manufacturing Company pilot plant and was at work and in apparent good health on Friday before her passing. In addition to her husband and her father, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Elva Engle, and by two brothers, Melvin and Gilbert Shoemaker. Funeral services were conducted in the Springs Mennonite Church on Monday, April 5, at 2:30 p.m., with Rev. Walter Otto officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery in Springs, in charge of Mortician Stanley M. Thomas.
Meyersdale Republican, April 8, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 12, 2010

 


BROWN, Walter C.

SALISBURY, Pa. — Walter C. Brown, 76, died suddenly Saturday at his home in Boynton. Born in Elk Lick Township, he was a son of the late Annias and Emma (Shumaker) Brown. Mr. Brown served in World Wars I and II and was retired from the Army. He was a member of Salisbury Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by a brother, George Brown, Boynton. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Harold W. Crawford Jr. Burial will be in Salisbury Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded at graveside by Salisbury VFW.
The Cumberland News, May 12, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2014

 


BROWN, child of William

Mr Wm R Jackson, Mr Wm Pelland and a child of Mr Wm Brown were buried yesterday afternoon in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Rev A C Thompson had charge of the the funeral services.  Mr Gustave Eichhorn, undertaker.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 22, 1905 - pg 2, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 13, 2014


BROWN, William Edward

"William R. Brown, 57, formerly of Westernport, died suddenly Tuesday night at his home at Masontown, Pa. He was ill only one day. Requiem mass will be held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at Masontown and interment will be in St. Michael's cemetery, Frostburg. A son of the late Patrick H. and Annie Brown, he formerly resided in Westernport. He was superintendent of mines for the W. Va. Pulp & Paper Co. at Luke. More recently he was located at Jenkins, Kentucky, whence he moved to Masontown. Besides his widow, Mrs. May (Neff) Brown, he is survived by several daughters, a sister, Mrs. Anthony Davis, Frederick, and three brothers, Harry, manager of the Lexington hotel, New York, Bernard, State College, Pa., and Frank Brown, of Bear Creek, Montana."
"Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Thursday 23 Oct 1941
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009




BROWN, William Milton

William Milton Brown, 68, Salisbury, Pa., father of Lawrence M. Brown, city, died Saturday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. His parents were the late John M. and Mary Anne (Wengerd) Brown. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ulela (Harding) Brown, and nine other children, Mrs. Blanche Ringer, Grantsville; Ray H. Brown, Avilton; Mrs. Marie McKenzie, Mrs. Almeda Bowman, Harold W., John H., Wilbur J. and Elmer V. Brown, Salisbury; and Charles R. Brown, West Salisbury.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 3, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2011

 


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