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ROWAN, Mrs. Elizabeth F. Arnold

“On February 25, 1951, Elizabeth F. (nee Arnold) Rowan, aged 79 years, the beloved wife of the late James J. Rowan. The funeral services will be at the William Cook Mansion, St. Paul and Preston streets (Baltimore) on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Requiem Mass at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea at 9 a.m. Interment in Frostburg, Md., on Thursday.”
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)

 


 

ROWAN, Daniel

Lonaconing, Md - May 22 - Daniel Rowan, 68, died suddenly yesterday afternoon at his home in Cleveland, Ohio. A native of Lonaconing, he was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Daniel Rowan and resided here until thirteen years ago. He was an employee of General Electric Company. Besides his widow, the former Miss Anna Barclay, also of Lonaconing, he is survived by seven sons: Harold, DeSales and Vincent, Lonaconing and Edwin, Robert and Lee Earl, of Cleveland. He also leaves three brothers, Patrick, Cleveland; Leo, Duquesne, Pa and John, New York City. Interment will be in Cleveland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, May 22, 1937 - pg 2, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 6, 2011

 


 

ROWAN, Mrs. Helen L. Duffy

LONACONING —Mrs. Patrick Rowan, the former Nell Duffy, a resident of here and Pekin for many years, died in Cleveland on February 25 after an illness of a year. Services were held last Thursday with a requiem high mass in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Cleveland. She is survived by two sons, Francis and Joseph Rowan, and two daughters, Mrs. Fred Radar and Mrs Stephen Mihalek, all of Cleveland two sisters, Sister Mary Isabel, Villa Madona Academy, Covington, Ky., and Regina Rowan, Cleveland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, March 4, 1952 - pg 21, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 6, 2011


ROWAN, John A.

Rowan, John A - Age 94 years old, died in the Veterans Home, Martinsburg, W Va at 8;30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 1972.  He was formerly of Lambert and Ralph and he was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.  Surviving are one sister-in-law, Mrs Laurena Hice, House 154, Ralph; one nephew, Donald P Hice, House 154, Ralph, also surviving are one niece and several nephews.  Friends will be received at the T Leonard Sangston Funeral Home, McClellandtown, this evening from 7 to 9, Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the hour of service with Rev Eugene Jaquinto officiating.  Interment will be in the family plot of Church Hill Cemetery.
Morning Herald; Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pa., Saturday, April 8, 1972 - pg 7, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 30, 2014


 

ROWAN, Mrs. Mary Tierney

"Tri-Towns, Feb 25-Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Rowan, aged 65, wife of Thomas Rowan, Luke, who died Monday evening at Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, where she had been a patient since February 9, will be held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from St. Peter's Catholic Church with requiem high mass. Rev. Joseph L. Garvey, St. Patrick's parish, Baltimore, a nephew of Mrs. Rowan, will officiate. Interment will be in St. Peter's cemetery, Westernport. Mrs. Rowan's death was due to an infected arm. The infection followed a slight burn. Besides her husband she is survived by six children, John J. Rowan, Mrs. John Nelson, Miss Kathleen Rowan, R. N., and Miss Nellie Rowan, all of Cumberland, and Martin and William Rowan, at home. Three sisters, Mrs. James Garvey, Westernport; Mrs. John Quealy, Elk Mountain, Wyoming; Mrs. I.T. Murphy, Rawlins, Wyoming, and two brothers, William J. Tierney, Chicago and E. M. Tierney, Rawlins, Wyoming, also survive."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Wed 25 Feb 1931
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)


ROWAN, Michael

"Lonaconing, Md., Jan 12-Mr. Michael Rowan, one of our oldest residents, was found dead in his home yesterday afternoon. Since the death of his wife over two years ago, he had been living alone. Mr. Rowan had been in poor health for a year or more, suffering from asthma and dropsy, which finally caused his death. He was employed by the C & P as watchman at the crossing near the depot. The deceased was born in County Mayo nearly 78 years ago. Three sons, Thomas J., Michael and James, and three brothers, Patrick, Daniel, Thomas, and two sisters, Mrs. Leopold Berkhart, (sic-should be Berkenbaugh) of Lonaconing, and Mrs. Bridget Calligan, of Pittsburgh, are left to mourn his demise. His aged mother, now in her hundredth year, is not expected to life (sic).
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Thu 12 Jan 1905
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)

 


 

ROWAN, Mrs. Monica

"Mrs. Patrick Rowan Dead - Lonaconing, Md., July 8-Mrs. Monica Rowan, wife of Patrick Rowan, aged resident, died last night at 12 o'clock at her home on Island street, following a long illness. Mrs. Rowan had been in a serious condition for three months. She was born in Ireland and came to this country at the age of 17. She settled in Lonaconing where she spent practically her whole life. She was a devoted member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is survived by three children: Joseph Rowan, Bridgeport, Connecticut; John Rowan, Detroit, Mich.,; and Mrs. Mary Nolan, Lonaconing. Two sisters also survive: Mrs. Patrick Barry, this place, and Mrs. Kate Cosgrove, Lonaconing."
Cumberland Evening Times, July 8, 1924
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 29, 2009



ROWAN, Patrick

Nonagenarian Rowan Dead at Lonaconing ~ Native of Ireland, Who Had Been World Traveler Expires at Daughter's House
Lonaconing, Jun 24 - Patrick A Rowan, one of the oldest residents expired early this morning.  He was past 90 years of age.  He came to this country with his parents, Hugh and Sarah Rowan, from County Mayo Ireland 15 years before the outbreak of the Civil War.  They settled in Nova Scotia but shortly afterwards went to the Pennsylvania coal region.  Later they removed to Eckhart, this county and finally to Lonaconing which then was booming  as a coal town.  Mr Rowan was the last of 10 children.  He followed the occupation of coal mining here for a short time and then became an extensive traveler, his peregrinations including two trips to England and crossing the American continent three times during which periods he worked in the gold mines of California and Alaska and the copper mines of Wyoming and Montana.  He also spent 10 years in the Philippines.  He married here when he was about 40 and followed coal mining here for many years and also worked for the county.  He is survived by two sons, Joseph A Rowan, Bridgeport, Conn and John J Rowan, Detroit, Mich. and one daughter, Mrs Patrick Nolan, with whom he made his home on 'The Island'.  Until recently Mr Rowan was vigorous for his age, enjoying good health which he claimed was to exercise and hard work.  Mr Rowan was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, June 24, 1926 - pg 16, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 30, 2014

ROWAN, Patrick

The funeral of Patrick Rowan, 76, retired Western Maryland Railroad locomotive engineman, was held at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning with solemn high mass at St Patrick's Catholic Church. Rev John A Mountain was assisted by Revs James A Dwyer and Robert Kilgannon. Burial was in St Peter's church cemetery, Westernport. Members, of the Brotherhood Locomotive Engineers, conducted its ritual at the grave. The. pallbearers were also members of that organization.  They were: Active - Charles Byer, David Byer, Joseph Bissett, L Brady; Honorary - Louis Yeager, James Daugherty, James Rawlings, Charles Zimmers, John Cookerly, Charles Shaffer, Jerry Murphy, Oscar Summers and John Carney.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, May 31, 1933 - pg 7, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 17, 2011



ROWAN, Roy
 
"Lonaconing, Md.--Word was received here of the death yesterday of Roy Rowan in a Pittsburgh, Pa. hospital.  He had been ill since Christmas.  Residing in Pittsburgh of late years, he was a native of this place, a son of Mrs. Margaret Rowan, Watercliff and the late Michael Rowan.  He was  former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church here.  Besides his wife and mother he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Cole, McCoole, Md., and a brother, Albert Rowan, of this place, the last of nine children.  He also leaves two grandchildren.  High mass will be celebrated at St. colmans Church, Pittsburgh, Saturday at 10 o'clock."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Wed 4 Feb 1942
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 2, 2013



ROWAN, Mrs. Sarah Ann

“Lonaconing, Jan. 20-The funeral of Mrs. Sarah Ann Rowan took place Saturday. Interment in St. Mary’s cemetery. “Granny” Rowan was perhaps the oldest resident of the State of Maryland at the time of her death, being over 106 years old. She was born in County Mayo, Ireland in 1799, and removed to England in 1848, and from there to Eckhart mines in 1871, from there to Midland and later to Lonaconing, where she resided at the time of her death. “Granny” Rowan lived in three centuries, born in the 18th century, lived through the 19th and died in the 20th century. The mental activities of the deceased were very remarkable until a few weeks before her death, and she was free from any bodily disease except inroads made on her vitality by the long years of her life. The deceased had been a widow since 1863. There are five grown children left, the youngest will be sixty years old next July. They are Daniel Rowan, Patrick Rowan, Thomas Rowan, and Bridget Calligan of Pittsburg (the fifth child is not listed). Besides these there are 37 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren representing five generations. The pallbearers were all grandchildren of the deceased, and were: Michael T. Rowan, James Rowan, John Berkenbaugh, Joseph Rowan, of Patrick; Joseph Rowan, of Thomas; Leo Rowan, Patrick Rowan, Joseph Berkenbaugh. Flowerbearers, William Jones, John Rowan, of Dan; John Rowan, of Patrick, also grandchildren. The funeral was largely attended by the many friends of the deceased.”
“Evening Times” Cumberland, Maryland, Mon 30 Jan 1905
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)


ROWAN, Winfred Joseph

Lonaconing, Md - Dec 4 - Winfred Joseph Rowan, 40, died early yesterday at his home on Railroad Street after a short illness.  A native of Lonaconing, he was the son of Mrs Elizabeth Rowan, Baltimore and the late James Rowan, a former official of the C & P Railroad.  Surviving also are his widow, Mrs Nina Sluss Rowan, six daughters and three sons: Mrs Carl Emerick, Eckhart; Mrs Edward Kirkwood, Lonaconing and Evelyn, Dorothy, Rose Marie, James, Winfred Jr and William at home.  He was a brother of Mrs James Stewart, Mrs Ralph Talley, Mrs Albert Rohe and James Rowan, all of Baltimore.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning with Rev J C Murphy officiating.  Interment will be in St Mary's cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, December 4, 1936 - pg 15, col 5
Posted August 9, 2014


ROWE, Benjamin F.

FROSTBURG - Benjamin F. Rowe, 78, of 105 McCulloh Street, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he was admitted Monday. A native of Frostburg he was a son of the late John F. and Catherine (Evans) Rowe. A retired coal miner he was a 50-year member of United Mine Workers Local 3817 and a member of Congregational Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Stark) Rowe; a daughter, Mrs. Adam Lloyd, here; two sons, J. Frederick Rowe, Winchester Road, and Ronald J. Rowe, here; two sisters Virginia Brannon, Barton, and Mrs. Bertha Miller, Nikep; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 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.
The Cumberland News, December 12, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012




ROWE, Mrs. Catherine Miller

"Lonaconing--Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Alonzo Miller, Pekin, for Mrs. Catherine Rowe, 85, widow of Frederick Rowe, who died yesterday at the Miller home.  She had been ill three months.  The Rev. Stanley Jewell, pastor of Barton Presbyterian Church will officiate and interment will be in Allegany Cemetery.  Mrs. Rowe was the former Catherine Miller, daughter of Samuel and Charlotte Miller. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Alonzo Miller, of Pekin, and Mrs. George Brannon, of Barton; two step-daughters, Mrs. Frank Rizer and Mrs. R. H. Willison, of Cumberland; two step-sons, Benjamin Rowe and Uriah Rowe, of Frostburg; a sister, Mrs. William Beeman, of Pekin, and ten grandchildren."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 14 Nov 1945
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted 14 April 2012


 

ROWE, Mrs. Elizabeth McFarland

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe, 73, of Morgantown, W.Va., died last Thursday after an illness of a year. Born in Loartown, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Loar) McFarland. Her husband, Edgar Rowe, preceded her in death. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Grace Walley, New Kensington, Pa.; Mrs. Eleanor Brewster, Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Tony Zack, Morgantown; two sons, Thomas Rowe, Springfield, Pa., and Albert Rowe, Morgantown; two brothers, John McFarland and Upton McFarland, both of Frostburg, and two sisters, Mrs. Rosie Rempel, Eckhart, and Mrs. Jessie Rankin, Frostburg. Services and burial were held Saturday in Morgantown.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 13, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011


ROWE, Fred
 
Mr. Fred Rowe, aged 63 years, a highly respected citizen, died suddenly at his home on Welsh Hill Tuesday afternoon from hemorrhage of the lungs after some years of suffering from miners' asthma. He was a native of England and came to America in 1869, where he followed the occupation of mining until compelled by ill health to give it up and see something lighter. He went into the chicken business and had some fancy stock. He was twice married, his first wife, Miss Sara Evans, dying nineteen years ago. Six children were the result of this union, as follows: William ??[part missing] Uriah Rowe, of Frostburg; Benjamin, of Pittsburg, and John, of St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Lizzie Williamson and Mrs. Mary A. Rizer, of Cumberland. Two daughters also survive by the second marriage, Misses Bertha and Jennie, of this place, his second wife being Mrs. Wm. Tinney. He was a member of the Independent Order of Red Men and the Shield of Honor. Two brothers, James, in Cardiff Wales and William, of Kansas, also survive. He was a brother of the late Thomas Rowe, who died five weeks ago under similar conditions as did the deceased, he being about the house as usual and without any warning was suddenly stricken and died in about an hour. The funeral takes place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Revs. W. E. Woolfe and T. E. Richards will officiate. Interment to be in Allegany cemetery.
"Findagrave" lists 1910 as death year.
(no date or publication)
Posted August 31, 2013   


Name: Jack H. Rowe, Jr., 63, of Ridgeley, WV
 
Parents: Jack H. Rowe, Sr. and Frances (Paugh) Rhodes
 
DOB: August 26, 1943, in Cumberland, MD
 
DOD: Tuesday, October 17, 2006, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Military: U.S. Navy veteran
 
Predeceased by: parents
 
Survived by: daughter, Cheryl Rousseau and husband Todd, Wareham, MA; son, Jack H. Rowe, III, and wife Carrie, Ridgeley, WV; sister, Sharon Wonders and husband Earl, Fort Ashby, WV; brother, Roy "Rick" Rowe and wife Robin, Carpendale, WV; half-brothers, Grant Rhodes and wife Shirley, Evans, WV; Lee Rhodes and wife Beth, Cumberland, MD
 
Burial: October 20, 2006, Sunset Memorial Park
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 14, 2014 


ROWE, Mrs. Marie Walker

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Marie Rowe, 52, of 1933 Pineen Drive, Baltimore, a native of here, died this morning in the Baltimore City Hospital where she had been admitted Tuesday. She was a daughter of Stella (Winters) Walker Phillips and the late George Walker. Besides her mother, surviving are her husband, Charles Rowe; two sons, William and John Rowe, both of here; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Jo Hall, Savannah, Ga.; two brothers, George Walker, Star Route here, and Daniel Walker, Eckhart; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Drummond and Mrs. Margaret Phillips, both of here; and eight grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home here.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 26, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 16, 2011

 

 

 


Ella Sophia Peeple Rowe

ROWE, Ella Sophia Peeple

Mrs. Ella Sophia Rowe, 75, former resident; died Tuesday in Sutter Hospital, Yuba City, Calif. Mrs. Rowe had been residing with her daughter, Mrs. Agnes Border, Live Oak, Calif., for the past four years. She was born in Everett, Pa., and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Peeple and the widow of James T. Rowe.  Mrs. Rowe was a member of the Church of the Brethren at Live Oak.
Surviving besides her daughter are four sons, Joseph, this city; James, Baltimore; Harold, Springfield, Pa., and Richard Rowe, Fairfield, Calif.; four brothers, Rev. D.I. Peeple, Woodbury, Pa.; Riley Peeple, Johnsontown, Pa.; Clarence Peeple, Everett, Pa., and Anson Peeple, Bedrofd, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Hafer Funeral Home tomorrow morning where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Walter J. Hamilton, pastor of Cherry Grove and Georges Creek Churches of the Brethren, officiating.  Interment will be in Zion Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times, June 20, 1958
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie)

 


 

ROWE, Hiram

Two were killed and sixteen injured Wednesday morning shortly before 9 o'clock on the Western Maryland Railway at Blaine W. Va., in a collision between a work train going west and an east bound freight train.
The dead:
Hiram Rowe, track foreman, Barnum, died on train en route to Hoffman Hospital.
Unknown Italian, both feet cut off.
The injured:
Samuel Wilt, track foreman, West Virginia Junction, four ribs broken.
James Trenter, trackman, Shaw.
L E Bissett, fireman freight engine, W Va Junction, bruised hip and side.
Carl Shanholtz, trackman, Shaw, bruised arm and side.
J W Shanholtz, track foreman, Shaw, father of Carl Shanholtz, chin cut and thigh bruised.
James Costello, trackman, Shaw, cut about shoulder and face injured.
Harold McCully, trackman, Shaw, head and face cut.
J W Fout, Frostburg Md, fireman extra engine, bruised hip and shoulder.
Frank Rowe, trackman, Barnum, son of Hiram Rowe, sprained ankle.
F L Byer, flagman, W Va Junction, sprained ankle and bruised shoulder.
Charles Byer, engineer, W Va Junction, sprained ankle and cut head.
Frank Niland, timekeeper, W Va Junction, sprained ankle and bruised knee.
Richard Costelle, trackman, Shaw, broken arm.
Three unknown Italians were injured.
The work train consisted of a cabin car and three carloads of rails which were being pushed ahead of the train. The freight crashed into the cabin car in which the men were riding, reducing it into splinters. The men had no chance to escape. One engine was derailed and the track was blocked for some hours.
Carl Shanholtz and one Italian were taken to Cumberland and removed to the Western Md. Hospital. The others were taken to their homes. The accident is said to have been due to a misunderstanding of orders.
Keyser Tribune, September 13, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010

 


 

James Thomas Rowe

ROWE, James Thomas

James Thomas Rowe, 62, died this morning at Allegany Hospital.  Until a week ago he made his home at 250 Columbia street when he moved to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Agnes Border, Homewood Addition.  He was a member of the Living Stone Church of the Brethren and of Local 1874, TWUA.  Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ella Sophia Pepple Rowe, four sons, Joseph Rowe, Flitstone; Richard T. and James A. Rowe, this city; and Harold Rowe, second class pharmacist's mate, U.S. Navy, Brooklyn, N.Y.; six grandchildren and numerous half-brothers and sisters.  The body will be taken to the home of his son, James Rowe, 122 Reynolds street.
Cumberland Evening Times March 10, 1943

 


 

ROWE, Mrs. Scott nee Jefferson

HARDY COUNTY - Mrs. Scott Rowe, a young colored woman of this place, died last Friday after a short illness with typhoid fever. They had only been married a short time. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas Jefferson.
Keyser Tribune, November 1, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010


Name:  Mary Alice Rowley, 87, of Pine Ridge Road, Bedford, PA
 
Parents: Claude Weaver and Clara Elizabeth (Dawson) Weaver
 
DOB: November 4, 1915, in Davis, WV
 
DOD: Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Western Maryland Health System -Memorial Campus, Cumberland, MD
 
Spouse: William M. Rowley, Sr., who died in 1986
 
Predeceased by: parents; husband
 
Survived by: sons, James W. Rowley and wife Carol, Cumberland, MD; Gerald C. Rowley and wife Jean, Frostburg, MD; William M. Rowley, Jr., and wife, Deborah, Chantilly, VA; daughter, Cheryl D. Reed, Mechanicsville, MD
 
Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted August 23, 2014


ROY, Clarence W.
 
Clarence Willard Roy, 70, Flemingsburg, Ky., formerly of Terra Alta, W.Va., passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Fla. Born Sept. 13, 1941, in Fairmont, W.Va., he was a son of the late Clarence H. and Opal Wotring Roy. He was a 1960 graduate of Terra Alta High School and received his BS degree from West Virginia University in agriculture. He was a lifelong farmer. He was the owner/operator of Riverside Plastics, Flemingsburg. He enjoyed working on his two Model T Fords and taking them to shows. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Smith Roy; two daughters, Cindy Schwartz and husband Jeff, Flemingsburg, and Michele Mosler and husband Toby, Wapakoneta, Ohio; one son, Michael Roy and wife Melissa, Flemingsburg; eight grandchildren, Zack, Taylor, and Cooper Schwartz, Brooke, Courtney, and Andrew Mosler, and Makayla and Megan Roy; two sisters, Ilene Roy, Tampa, Fla., and Delores Pomeroy and husband Kent, Terra Alta; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was conducted on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home, Flemingsburg. Burial was held in Wedonia Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of choice.
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, MD; Dec 29, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 29, 2012 



ROY, Mrs. Norma June Lease

KEYSER, W.Va. - Norma June Roy, 58, of 350 Virginia Street, Keyser, died Thursday Jan. 14, 1993 at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser. Born June 3, 1934 in Mount Savage, Md. she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Barbara (Carter) Lease. Mrs. Roy was a graduate of Keyser High School and a member of the Allegany Baptist Temple. Survivors are her husband, Ralph H. Roy Sr.; three sons Ralph II. Roy, Keyser; William M. Roy, Keyser; and George E. Roy, Keyser; three sisters, Juanita Corley, Cumberland; Mary Showe, Hagerstown and Carol Malcolm, Hagerstown and five grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Rotruck-Smith Funeral Home, Keyser, on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Walter E. Lancaster officiating. Interment will be in the Potomac Memorial Gardens.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, January 15, 1993 - pg 15, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 29, 2012 



ROY, William Martin

William Martin Roy, 62, Route 1, Paw Paw, W. Va., died at his home on the premises of the South End Rod and Gun Club Thursday morning after an illness of several months. He was a farmer and a member of the Flintstone Brethren church. Surving are his widow, Mrs. Grace Ketterman Roy, five sons, Blair, Keyser, W. Va.; Sgt. Joseph Roy, Nine Hundred and Thirteenth Engineers Company Aviation, United States Army, Orlando, Fla.; Homer and Ralph Roy, at home; Blake Roy, Hagerstown; five daughters, Mrs. Margaret Faulk, Keyser; Mrs. Blanche Simpson, Cumberland; Misses Twila, Pearl and Colleen Roy, at home; three sisters, Mrs. A. C. Ketterman, Flintstone; Mrs. Stella Sherman, New Carlisle, Ohio; Mrs. Katie White, Elkins, W. Va.; and eight granchildren. Funeral services will be held sunday in Flintstone Brethren church with the Rev. Howard Whitacre officiating. Interment will be in Ketterman cemetery, Flintstone Creek, Pa.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Jan. 8, 1943; page 13.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted March 2, 2013


RUBINO, Mrs. Donna Lee Beal
 
FROSTBURG ~ Donna Lee (Beal) Rubino, 65, of 99 Washington St., Frostburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at the WMHS Sacred Heart Campus. Born in Frostburg on May 31, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Leannah (Kroll) Beal. Donna Lee work for many years as a legal secretary in New Jersey before returning to Frostburg. She was employed as the secretary and bookkeeper for Fadeley Trash until her death. She is survived by three children, Donna Giordano and husband Elvin, New Jersey, Sharon Festerman and husband Dale, Finzel, and Debbie Fadeley and husband John, Frostburg; eight grandchildren, Elvin, Deanna and Anthony Giordano, Jessica Festerman, Garrett Colmer and Serena, Sierra and Jonathan Fadeley; two great-grandchildren, Jaron Festerman and Ethan Jones; two sisters, Eileen White and husband Bob, Short Gap, W.Va., and Patti Knepp and husband Dave, Frostburg; and one brother, James Beal Sr. and wife Mary, Cumberland. Friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Thursday from 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. T. William Preston officiating. Interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Times-News obituary; about Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 2, 2013


RUDISILL, Mrs. Jennie M. Knepp

Mrs. Jennie M. Rudisill, 68, of 800 Motter Avenue, Frederick, died Saturday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A native of Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Martha (Mathias) Knepp and was the widow of Martin Amos Rudisill. Surviving are a son, Charles A. Rudisill, Westminister; four sisters, Mrs. Ruth Thomas, Flint, Mich.; Mrs. Leora Yutzy, McClellandtown, Pa.; Mrs. Sadie McDonald, Cumberland; Mrs. Gertie Beeman, Mt. Savage; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Smith Fadeley Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick, where friends will be received tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Wednesday at noon and burial will be in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 16, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 31, 2012


Name: Frank Henry Rudolph, 84, formerly of Cumberland, MD
 
DOB: October 19, 1918, Cumberland, MD
 
DOD: Saturday, February 15, 2003, at his residence in Cypress, CA
 
Military: Veteran of World War II, Pearl Harbor
 
Spouse: Leila M. (Maston) Rudolph
 
Predeceased by: brother, Paul R. Rudolph; sisters, Elma G. Rudolph and Kathleen Rudolph
 
Survived by: wife; son, Dale M. Rudolph and his wife Joline of Oregon; daughter, Linda J. Rudolph, CA; sister (?) Verna E. Rudolph, Cumberland, MD
 
Burial: Orange County, CA

 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 6, 2014

 


Mrs. Nellie E. Winebrenner Ruehl

RUEHL, Mrs. Nellie E. Winebrenner

Mrs. William Ruehl
Mrs. Nellie E. Ruehl, 70, of Bel Air, Crsaptown, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital.  She had been ill the past three months. Born in Mt. Savage she was a daughter of the late Joshua and Ida (Leasure) Winebrenner and the widow of William C. Ruehl.  She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ. Surviving are six sons, Paul W., Fred M., and Calvin A. Ruehl, all of Danbury, Conn; James J. Ruehl, Bowling Green, Ohio; Victor H. Ruehl, Columbus, Ohio, and Thomas E. Ruehl, Cumberland; two daughters, Mrs. H. Baird, Danbury, and Mrs. George Kinsley, city, 18 grandchildren; one great granchild; tow brothers, James Winebrenner, Santa Cruz, Calif., and Joseph Winebrenner, Hyattsville, and one sister, Mrs. Laureen Hopwood, city. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Wednesday at 10 a.m. by Rev. George A. Hazen and Rev. Carl Clapp.  Burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Cumberland News, May 2, 1966

 


 

 

William C. Ruehl

RUEHL, William C.

William C. Ruehl, 44, of 525 Furnace street, a plumber, died yesterday of pneumonia.  A native of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Mr.and Mrs. Fred Ruehl.  He was a member of Zion Reformed Church.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nellie (Winebrenner) Ruehl; two daughters, Miss Helen Ruehl, Washington, and Valetta Ruehl, at home; six sons, Pfc. Paul Ruehl, U.S. Marines in the South Pacific; Fred, Calvin James, Victor, and Eugene Ruehl, all at home; two brothers, Howard Ruehl, Baltimore, and Rudolph Ruehl, St. Louis.

Cumberland Evening Times, March 7, 1943

 

RUFFO, Antonio
 
FROSTBURG - Antonio Ruffo, 89, husband of Mrs. Rosario (Marro) Ruffo, 86 West Main Street, died yesterday in Miners Hospital. He had been a patient for three weeks. A native of Ceci, Italy, he was a retired coal miner. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Besides his widow, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Frank Mele and Mrs. William T. Jenkins, both of Washington; Mrs. Samuel Mele and Mrs. Enrico Peretti, both of Frostburg, and Mrs. Emma LaManna, at home; six sons, Frank, Samuel, John and Carl Ruffo, all of Frostburg; Joseph Ruffo, LaVale, and Nutzy Ruffo, at home; 46 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. A requiem high mass will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a. m., at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Mt. Savage by Rev. Regis F. Larkin, assistant pastor of St. Michael's. Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. The body will remain at the Durst Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Arthur Mele, Augustine Perretti, Michael Mele, Francis Ruffo, Joseph Ruffo and William LaManna.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, October 2, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014



RUFFO, Carl H. 
 
FROSTBURG - Carl H. Ruffo, 87, of Frostburg, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at Frostburg Village Nursing Home. Born on June 13, 1913, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Antonio and Rosario (Mauro) Ruffo. He was also preceded  in death by his wife, Charlotte (Duncan) Ruffo on Feb. 20, 1998; five brothers, Frank, Nunzio, Anthony, Samuel and John  Ruffo; five sisters, Rosie Maley, Margaret Maley, Antoinettia Peretti, Mary Jenkins and Emma LaManna.  Mr. Ruffo was retired owner and operator of Ruffo's Tavern and a former beer distributor. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and church usher. He was a member of Frostburg Knights of Columbus 1442, B.P.O. Elks 470  and Frostburg Lodge 348 Loyal Order of Moose.  Surviving are two daughters, Carla R. Rowan and Charlene M. Ruffo, both of Frostburg; one brother, Joseph Ruffo,  LaVale; three grandchildren, Vanessa and Shera Rowan, Tyler Ruffo; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.  Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., Cresaptown, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.  Mass of a Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Thursday at 10 a.m. with the Father  William F. Moody as celebrant.  Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Frostburg.  Memorials may be directed to Bishop Walsh School, St. Michael's School or St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Scarpelli Funeral Home obituary, November 28, 2000
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014

 

RUFFO, Sister Frances Margaret

Sister Frances Margaret Ruffo, 54, of Georgetown, Washington, D.C., died April 22 at the Convent of the Good Shepherd. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of Mrs. Letta (McKenzie) Ruffo, Philadelphia, Pa., and the late Nunzy Ruffo. Sister Frances Margaret attended St. Michael's School, Frostburg. She entered the Sisters of the Cross of Good Shepherd, June 8, 1944 in Baltimore and received her first vows July 23, 1947, also in Baltimore. She received her final vows of profession July 22, 1957, in Baltimore. She was stationed in Baltimore, Philadelphia and most recently in Washington, D.C. Surviving, in addition to her mother, are two brothers, Anthony F. Ruffo, Forrestville; Joseph H. Ruffo, Oxon Hill; three sisters, Mrs. Herman Bittinger, Frostburg; Mrs. Daniel Wise, and Mrs. Gordon Kight, both of Akron, Ohio. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated April 25 in the Convent Chapel, Georgetown. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Washington.
The Cumberland News, May 4, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)


RUFFO, Frank

A 73-year-old Frostburg man was killed yesterday evening when the car he was operating hit a tree in that community. Frank Ruffo, 186 West Main Street, was pronounced dead on arrival at Miners Hospital. Death was attributed to a crushed chest. Frostburg police, who received a call at 5:10 p. m., said Mr. Ruffo was traveling west on Main Street when the car ran up over the curb and hit a tree in the yard at 121 West Main Street. Patrolmen Joseph Dormio and Henry Lloyd investigated the accident. An autopsy was performed at the hospital. Mr. Ruffo, a retired tavern operator, was a native of Frostburg and a son of the late Antonio and Rosina (Morro) Ruffo. His wife, Ruth (Entler) Ruffo, preceded him in death. He was a member of BPO Elks 470, FOE Aerie 1273, LOOM Lodge 348 and St. Michael's Catholic Church, all of Frostburg. Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Emma LaManna, Mrs. Enrico Peretti, Frostburg; Mrs. Margaret Maley, Mrs. Mary Jenkins, Washington, and four brothers, Samuel, John and Carl Ruffo, all of Frostburg, and Joseph Ruffo, LaVale. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home in Frostburg where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9.
The Cumberland News, March 25, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)


RUFFO, Mrs. Helen Ruth Duncan 
 
ECKHART — Helen Ruth “Doll” Ruffo, 77, of Eckhart, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009 at the WMHS-Braddock Campus. Born Feb. 18, 1932 in Shaft, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Emma (Meagher) Duncan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John A. Ruffo; three brothers, Richard “Dunc” Duncan, James Duncan and Robert Duncan; five sisters, Naomi “Sissy” McGregor, Mildred “Bess” Landefeld, Charlotte “Chubby” Ruffo, Sarah Duncan and Lucille Lemmert. Mrs. Ruffo was a 1949 graduate of Beall High School. She managed the school cafeteria at St. Michael’s and worked at Roy Rogers Restaurant in Frostburg and the Western Maryland Health System Dietary Department. She was a former member of a local bowling league. When her children were younger, she was a member of the St. Michael’s PTA and the Frostburg K of C Auxiliary. Doll enjoyed being around children. She spent many hours sitting on her front porch reading. She enjoyed working in her flower garden and doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles. Surviving are four daughters, Johna R. Ruffo and Karen Konkel, M.D., Towson, Wanda R. Twigg and husband Tim, Mechanicsville, Carol L. Leveillee and husband Mark, Lusby and Emma L. Pyle, Towson; four grandchildren, Rebecca “Becky” Brennan and fiancé, Matt Adams, Anthony Leveillee, Daniel Pyle and Thomas Pyle; one brother, William “Billy” Duncan and wife Eileen; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., Cresaptown, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Chaplain Lewis Twigg officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tim Twigg, Mark Leveillee, Anthony Leveillee, Ron Fatkin, Charlie Grove and Tyler Ruffo. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s School, Frostburg, MD 21532.
August 19, 2009, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014


RUFFO, Mrs. Henrietta Michaels
 
Frostburg, Md., Oct. 22 - Mrs. Frank Ruffo, aged 27, died at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon following an operation of several weeks ago. She expired at the family home on West Main street. She was Henrietta Michaels. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at Johnson's Church on the National road five miles west of here, Rev. E. L. Baker, pastor of the Grace M. E. Church South, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 22, 1927
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted November 3, 2012



RUFFO, John A.

ECKHART - John A. Ruffo, 39, died yesterday at University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, where he had been admitted Sunday. He had been in ill health the past six months. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of Mrs. Lee Etta (McKenzie) Ruffo, Camden, N. J., and the late Nutzy Ruffo. Employed as tire finisher at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, he was a member of Rubber Workers Local 26, St. Michael's Church, and the Holy Name society. He was a past grand knight and a member of Knights of Columbus Chapter 1442. A veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of Farrady Post 24, American Legion. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Helen (Duncan) Ruffo; four daughters, Johnna, Wanda, Carol and Emma Lee Ruffo, at home; two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Ruffo, North Forestville; and four sisters, Mrs. Louise Bittinger, Mrs. Anna Lee Knight, here; Sister Frances Margaret, Philadelphia; Mrs. Helen Wise, Akron, Ohio. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 6, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)


RUFFO, Nutzy

FROSTBURG — Nutzy Ruffo, 67, a native of Frostburg, died yesterday in Newton D. Baker VA Center, Martinsburg, W. Va., where he was a patient three weeks. He was a son of the late Antonio and Rosaria (Marro) Ruffo. Mr. Ruffo was a veteran of World War 1 and a retired barber. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and Farrady Post 24 of the American Legion. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Louise Bittinger and Mrs. Gordon Right, Frostburg; Sister Magdaline of Holy Cross Convent, Baltimore, and Mrs. George Murphy, Akron, Ohio; three sons, Anthony F. Ruffo, North Forestville, Md., Sgt. Joseph H. Ruffo of the U. S. Army stationed in Germany, and John A. Ruffo, Eckhart; four sisters, Mrs. Emma LaManna and Mrs. Enrico Peretti, Frostburg; and Mrs. Frank Mele, and Mrs. William T. Jenkins, Washington, D. C.; five brothers, Frank, John, Samuel and Carl Ruffo, Frostburg, and Joseph Ruffo, LaVale; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst 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. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a. m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church and interment will be in the parish cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p. m. Graveside services will be conducted by members of Farrady Post, American Legion of Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 15, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)

 

RUFFO, Mrs. Rosaria Marra 
 
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Rosaria (Marra) Ruffo, 86, died this morning at her home, 186 West Main Street, following an illness of five years. The widow of Anthony Ruffo, she was born in Celico, Italy, but had resided in this country 70 years. Mrs. Ruffo was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Surviving are six sons, Frank, Samuel, John, Carl and Nutzy Ruffo, all of Frostburg, and Joseph Ruffo, LaVale; four daughters, Mrs. Emma LaManna, at home; Mrs. Enrico Peretti, Frostburg, and Mrs. Frank Mele and Mrs. William T. Jenkins, both of Washington; 38 grandchildren, 55 great - grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends tomorrow and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 24, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014

 

RUFFO, Mrs. Ruth C. Entler

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Ruth C. Ruffo, 45, wife of Frank Ruffo, died this morning at their home, 184 West Main Street, following a lingering illness. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late George and Elsie (Robinson) Entler. Surviving, besides her husband, and a son by a former marriage, William C. Davis, Frostburg; a brother, Fred Entler, Frostburg; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Linskwiler, Westernport, and Miss Mary Entler and Mrs. Samuel Klosterman, both of Red Hill, and a grandchild. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 4, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

RUHAMA, Mrs. Thomas Allen, Sr.

On Sunday morning;the 20th ultimo, near Frankfurt, Va., Mrs. RUHAMA, wife of Thomas Allen, Sen.
Cumberland Alleganian, Aug 23, 1845

 


RUNGE, Mrs. Maryland Trimble

 
MOUNT SAVAGE - Mrs. Maryland Runge, 79, died yesterday in Potomac Valley Nursing Home, where she had been a patient seven years. She was a retired nurse and had been on the nursing staff of Providence Hospital, Washngton. Born in Mt. Savage, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Molly (Findley) Trimble. She is survived by two nephews. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will he received tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in St. George Episcopal Church, Mt. Savage, Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Swickard will officiate and interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 24, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012


 

RUNION, Mory Addison

Mory Runion Rites
Services for Mory Addison Runion, 54 of 114 Mullen street, who died Sunday In Memorial Hospital, will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. in Fort Ashby Methodist church. Interment will be In Fort Ashby, W. Va., cemetery.

The Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, December 18, 1943
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)
Posted July 17, 2009


 

RUPERT, Mrs. Ada Catherine Drewnoski
 
Mrs. Ada Catherine Ruppert, 71, of 5232 East 59th Avenue, Riverdale, Md., died Friday night in Leland Memorial Hospital there shortly after being admitted. She had been in poor health several years. Mrs. Ruppert was born in Cumberland January 1, 1900, the daughter of the late William and Christina (Windemuth) Drewnoski. She was a member of Kingdom Hall, Jehovah's Witnesses, Riverdale. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Marshall Garlick, with whom she resided; Mrs. Carl Arthur, Westernport; Mrs. Bernard Wenrick, Ridgeley; Mrs. Charles Brown, Woodbridge, Va.; four brothers, Charles A. Drew, this city; George Drew, Melvin Drew, William Drew, all of LaVale; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where a service will be conducted today at 1 p.m. by C. Lee Robertson. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Pallbearers will be John Robey, Richard Robey, Jeffrey Frazier, Carl Robertson, and Leonard Rose.
The Cumberland News, December 13, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 9, 2012


RUPP, Mrs. Anna Williams

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Anna Rupp, 78, of 198 Glenn Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been in failing health. She was born in Robertsdale, Pa., a daughter of the late Isaac and Mary A. (Jones) Williams. Her husband, John H. Rupp, died in 1963. Mrs. Rupp was a member of Welsh Memorial Baptist, Church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bronwen Fuller, Frostburg, and Mrs. Barbara Everline, Houston, Texas; one son, J. Clancy Rupp, Frostburg; five sisters, Mrs.Earl Spencer, Dudley, Pa.; Mrs. Merrle Spencer and Mrs. Clyde Weaver, both of Saxton, Pa.; Miss Sarah Williams and Mrs. Jennie Bowser, both of Frostburg; three brothers, Matthew Williams, Pinto; Josiah Williams, Frostburg, and James K. Williams, Pensacola, Fla., and four grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Frederick J. Gamble, will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, January 10, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July30, 2011 


RUPP, Mrs. Elizabeth Nicholson

Frostburg, Nov. 11 - Mrs. Elizabeth Nicklas[sic] Rupp, 85, widow of Carl Rupp, a native of Germany, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thurman Thorpe, 128 Wood street, after an illness of one week. Mrs. Rupp, who lived here 55 years, was a member of Salem Reformed Church, the Ladies Aid and Helping Hand societies, and the Degree of Pocahontas. Besides Mrs. Thorpe, she is survived by a son, John H. Rupp, Grahamtown, and a daughter, Mrs. James A. Skidmore, this city; fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 11, 1940 [maiden name was Nicholson]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 10, 2010

 

 

RUPP, John H.

FROSTBURG - John H. Rupp, 70, of 198 Glenn Street, died this morning at his residence following an illness of 24 years. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Carl and Elizabeth (Nichols) Rupp. He was a veteran of World War I, and was a member of Farraday Post No. 24, American Legion. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Anne (Williams) Rupp, two daughters, Mrs. Richard Fuller, Frostburg, and Mrs. Robert Everline, Houston, Texas; a son, John C. Rupp, Frostburg: two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Skidmore and Mrs. Julia Tharp, both of Frostburg, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 9, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)
 



Name: Mary F. Ruppenkamp, of Cresaptown, MD
 
Parents: Ow and Esther (Johnson) Robinette
 
DOB: date not specified; Clearville, PA
 
DOD: Saturday, December 3, 2005, at home
 
Spouse: Gerald F. Ruppenkamp, married for 47 years
 
Predeceased by: parents; brothers, Daniel, Harold, Donald, Kenneth, and Leo Robinette
 
Survived by: husband; daughters, Shirley McKinney and husband Kenneth, Cumberland, MD; Lois Beckman and husband Larry, Urbana, MD;

Burial: December 6, 2005, Maryland State Veterans Cemetery, Rocky Gap, MD
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 14, 2014


RUPPERT, Mrs. Anna E. Straub

Mrs. Anna E. (Straub) Ruppert, 83, of 503 Fayette Street, died at her home yesterday afternoon. She was the widow of Joseph V. Ruppert. A native of Bedford County, Pa, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (Kuhlman) Straub. Mrs Ruppert was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic church, the Christian Mothers of the parish and a member of the Third Order of St. Francis. Surviving are four sons, Ernest Ruppert, Midland; Eugene E. Ruppert, Hyndman, Pa., and Aaron J. and Paul F. Ruppert, both of his city, and three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth McGann and Mrs. Mary S. McGann, both of Cumberand, and Mrs. Rose M. Watt, Baltimore. A requiem mass will be celebrated Friday at 9 a. m:, at SS. Peter and Paul Church with interment, in the parish cemetery. The body is at the residence.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, July 16, 1952 - pg 24, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 3, 2011

RUPPERT, Frank Joseph
 
Frank Joseph Ruppert, who formerly resided with his son, Leo Ruppert, Rocky Gap Road, RD 2 and more recently with his daughter, Mrs Almeda Curry, Weber St, this city, died this morning at Sacred Heart Hospital where he was admitted last Thursday following a lingering illness.  A native of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Joseph H and Teresa (Helmstetter) Ruppert.  He was a retired farmer and a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Besides the two children with whom he lived, he is survived by two other daughters, Mrs Margaret Bittinger and Mrs Clara Wiley, both of here and three other sons, William F, James H and Charles E Ruppert, all of this city; one sister, Sister Mary Germaine of Mercy Hospital, Baltimore and one brother, Frederick Ruppert, this city.  The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home.  A requiem mass will be celebrated  Thursday at 9 a.m. by Rev John Lipinski with interment in the church cemetery.  The rosary will be led by Father DePaul Ripko, of SS Peter and Paul, Wednesday at the funeral home at 8 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 23, 1960 - pg 11, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 10, 2014 



RUPPERT, Mrs. Lillie Matilda Aberle
 
Mrs Lillie Matilda Ruppert, 84, wife of Frank J Ruppert, RD 2, Rock Gap Rd, died this morning at the Allegany County Infirmary.  A native of this city, she was a daughter of the late Mathias and Elizabeth (Martin) Aberle.  She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers of the parish.  Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs Almeda Curry, Mrs Margaret Bittinger and Mrs John Wiley, all of this city: four sons; William F, James H, Charles E and Leo J Ruppert, all of this city: a sister, Miss Nettie Aberle, this city; 26 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  On Saturday, October 25, Mr and Mrs Ruppert celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary  with a mass at SS Peter and Paul Church.  The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where a rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p.m.  A requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a.m. in SS Peter and Paul Church and interment will be in the church cemetery. 
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, November 3, 1958 - pg 8, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 10, 2014 



RUPPERT, Mrs. Mary Josephine Gerdeman
 
Mrs. Mary Josephine Ruppert, 87, North Mechanic Street, died this morning; after a prolonged illness.  A native of Cumberland, Mrs. Ruppert was a daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Henry Gerdeman.  Her father was a well known grocer here a number of years. Mrs. Ruppert was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.  Surviving are her husband, Jacob P. Ruppert, Washington; two sons, Clarence J. Ruppert. Washington, and Richard Ruppert, Ridgeley and two sisters, Mrs. Henrietta K. Cook and Mrs, Elizabeth M. Hast, both of this city.  The body is at the Stein Funeral Home.  A requiem mass will be celebrated Monday at 9 a.m. in SS Peter and Paul Church with interment in the church cemetery.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, May 1, 1948 - pg 8, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 10, 2014



RUSH, Charles

OAKLAND - Charles Rush, 72, Friendsville, died yesterday in the Baker VA Center, Martinsburg, W. Va., where he had been a patient 10 weeks. He had been in ill health two years. He was a native of Friendsville, a son of the late Milton and Samanta (Umble) Rush. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Rush Chapel Baptist Church. Surviving are his widow, Jesse (Friend) Rush; two sons, Claude Rush, Akron, and Robert Rush, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Raymond Spicher, West Richfield, Ohio; one brother, Orval Rush, Friendsville; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Watson, Terra Alta, Mrs. George Reese, Silver Spring, and six grandchildren.
The body is at the John O. Durst Funeral Home here and will be taken to the residence tonight.

Source: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; July 10. 1969; page 15
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted June 2, 2010

 


RUSH, Miss Grace I.

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Grace I. Rush, 95, of Hyndman RD 1, died Tuesday, April 27, 1993 at Meyersdale Manor Nursing Home. Born April 7, 1898 in Londonderry Township, near Hyndman, she was the daughter of the late Samuel L. and Mary A. (Ware) Rush. She was preceded in death by one brother, Ward Rush; and one sister, Blanche Albright. Mrs. Rush was a retired cafeteria helper for the Hyndman Londonderry School System. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Hyndman. Survivors include nieces and nephews, Evelyn Diehl, Harrisburg, Pa., Margaret Albright, Dauphin, Pa., Arlene Minnick, with whom she resided, Carrol Imler, Tucson, Ariz., Merle Rush, Cleveland, Ohio, Curtis Rush, Bartlett, Tenn.; and one sister-in-law, Rheta Rush, Tucson. Friends will be received in the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be neld Friday at noon in the funeral home by the Rev. Leroy Logsdon. Interment will be at Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Times-News, April 29, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012

 


RUSH, Jacob

Jacob Rush died at the home of his only child, Mrs. William E. Shaffer, at Hyndman, Monday afternoon, November 30. Mr. Rush was an active old man, 76 years of age, and well known and highly respected. Only a week or two ago he was taken ill of a cold and his age being against him, death came in a peaceful way while he was sitting in a chair. The deceased is survived by one brother, John Rush, of Hyndman, and the above-named daughter. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the G. A. R.
December 4, 1908, The Bedford Gazette, Bedford, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)

 


RUSH, Mrs. Mabel C. McKenzie

FROSTBURG - Mabel C. Rush, 85, formerly of Beall School Road, Frostburg, died Friday, July 14, 2000, at the St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Center, Frostburg. Born Oct. 5, 1914, in Garrett County, she was the daughter of the late Noah and Inez (Minnick) McKenzie. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph Rush; one son, Robert Rush; six brothers, one sister; and one brother-in-law, Joseph McKenzie, who died April, 2000. Mrs. Rush was a retired seamstress at the Flushing Shirt Factory, Grantsville. She was Protestant by faith. Surviving are three daughters, Carlene McKenzie, Zihlman, Shirley Brant and husband William, Beall School Road, and Linda Pifer and husband Elmer, Vale Summit Road; three sons, Anthony Rush and wife Gail, Churchton, Leon Rush and wife Rose, Consol, and Curtis Rush and wife Ramona, Clearwater, Fla.; two sisters, Blanche Spiker, Frostburg Village Nursing Home, and Pearl Garlitz, Avilton; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her body was cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at the Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. T. William Preston officiating. Inurnment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers and/or food, the family requests that memorials be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.
Saturday, July 15, 2000, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011
 


RUSH, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Johnson

Oakland -- Mary Elizabeth Rush, 84, of Oakland, formerly of Accident, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Cuppett & Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland. She was born Feb. 27, 1920, in Friendsville, and was a daughter of the late John H. Johnson and Trudie (Frazee) Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D Rush in 1993. She is survived by two sons, Allan D Rush and his wife Mary of Oakland and Reid C Rush and his wife Donna of Rawlings; one sister, Ruby M. Gotto of Florida; one half sister, Ida F Hileman of Bruceton Mills WVa; one half brother Glen Beeghly of Bruceton Mills; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Durst Funeral Home, Oakland on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Oak Park Church of the Brethren, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mel Menker officating. Friends may call at the church one half hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens. The familly requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials take the form of contributions to the Oak Park Church Expansion Fund or the Food and Fellowship Fund.
about Sunday, March 21, 2004; Unknown Publication – Probably The Republican, Oakland
(Courtesy of Mary Ann Frazee McCague)
Posted August 9, 2014



RUSH, Mitchell
 
ACCIDENT - Mitchell Rush, 65, died yesterday while helping to cut pulpwood at RD, Accident. A native of Accident, Mr. Rush was the son of the late Martin and Rhuie (Friend) Rush. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the Woodmen of the World. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Beulah (Keller) Rush; four daughters, Mrs. James Reckart, Painesville, Ohio; Mrs. Barbara Scholsnagle, Mrs. Rita Frantz, Mrs. Reda Hanlin, all of Accident; three brothers, John Rush, Gary, Ind.; Robert Rush, Titusville, fla.; DeLeon Rush, Accident; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Speicher, Baltimore; Mrs. Edith Andrews, Gary; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorro from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul’s Church wiht the Rev. William Carlson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Friday. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1970; page 24.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted December 7, 2013


RUSH, Mrs. Rhuie Friend
 
ACCIDENT - Mrs. Rhuie F. Rush, 82, died yesterday at Spear Convalescent Home, Markleysburg. Born in Sand Springs, she was a daughter of the late Taylor and Elizabeth (Feathers) Friend. Her husband, Martin G. Rush, preceeded her in death. Surviving are four sons, Deleon and Mitchell Rush, here; John Rush, Gary, Ind., and Robert S. Rush, Warren, Pa; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Speicher, Baltimore, and Mrs. Edith Andrew, Gary, Ind.; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Thomas, Lewisburg, Pa.; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where a service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. William Carlson will officiate and interment will be in Blooming Rose Cemetery, Friendsville. The body is a the Newman Funeral Residence, Friendsville, where friends will be received after 7 p.m. today.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Thursday, February 3, 1966; page 19.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted December 7, 2013



RUSH, Samuel L.

Hyndman, Pa., Nov. 20 - Samuel L. Rush, aged 74, died yesterday afternoon. A retired Baltimore and Ohio Railroad carpenter, Mr. Rush was the son of the late John and Rebecca Logue Rush. Surviving are his widow, the former Mary R. Ware, and three children: Mrs. Blanche Albright and Miss Grace Rush, Hyndman, and Ward R. Rush, Ellerslie. Mr. Rush was a member of the Evangelical Church and the Modern Woodmen of America.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 20, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 16, 2012



RUSH, Thomas

(I did not get all of this article copied~P.M.)
Thomas Rush, who served in the Third Maryland Infantry of the Army of the Potomac in the civil war died last week at his.....
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 7, 2010

 


 

RUSSELL, Mrs. Alice B. Scollick

BARTON — Mrs. Alice B. Russell, 89, of here, died yesterday in the Kile Nursing Home, Lonaconing. Born in Belles Hill, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late James and Barbara (Swann) Scollick. Her husband, Robert Russell, died in 1936. Mrs. Russell was a member of the Barton Presbyterian Church. She is survived by two sons, William Russell, Hemet, Calif., and James Russell, Gilmore; three daughters, Mrs. Leona Rae, Vale Summit and Mrs. Alice Ashby and Mrs. Margaret Metz, both of Barton; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Schaaf, Atlantic City, N.J.; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Boal Memorial Chapel in Barton today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The body will be taken to the Barton Presbyterian Church at noon Tuesday where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Rev. Donald Keen will officiate and interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, April 13, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 3, 2010

 


 

RUSSELL, Mrs C. W.

Mrs C. W. Russell, aged 65, died Wed afternoon, Aug 7, at her home on Randolph avenue, of appendicitis. Mrs Russell had been ill for about three weeks Funeral services will be held Fri afternoon at the residence at 2:00 o'clock. Interment in Maplewood cemetery. -Elkins Inter Mountain of 8th.
Keyser Tribune, August 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 19, 2010

 


 

RUSSELL, Mrs. Naomi Elizabeth Sturtz

Mrs. Naomi Elizabeth Russell, 317 Franklin St., died at her home yesterday afternoon.
She was born at Clymer, PA, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sturtz.
Mrs. Russell was a member of Centre Street Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, George W. Russell, three daughters, Thelma Russell, Frances Russell and George Ann Russell all at home; one son, Richard Russell, at home; one brother Alpha Sturtz, Dunbar, PA, and one sister, Mrs. Ray Mays, Buffalo Mills, PA.
The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m.
Rev. Norman O. Schribner, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.

Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1951
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 12, 2009

 


 

RUSSELL, Mrs. Nora Frances G. Fahey

WESTERNPORT — Mrs. Frances G Russell,. RN, died yesterday at her home 79 Main Street. Born in Elk Garden, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Gady{sic} Fahey. Mrs Russell was a member of St Peter's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the Parish. Surviving are a son; Hubert J. Russell, Baltimore and two sisters; Sister Edna Marie of the Order of St. Joseph at Lebanon, Pa., and Miss Beatrice Fahey, at home. The body is at the Fredlock Funeral Home, Piedmont where the rosary will be recited today at 8:15 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at St Peter's Church and interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, January 19, 1958 - pg 20, col 2/3.
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 7, 2010



RUSSLER, Thomas Clifton

Thomas C. Russler Age 79, of Lockport, passed away Monday, September 7th, 2009. Thomas is survived by his cherished wife Patricia (nee Wisniewski), son Johnny (Beth) Russler of Joliet, Thomas is also survived by his loving family Kitty Pultz, Virginia (Ed) Butler, Robert Wise, James Wisneski and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Margaret (nee Wills) Family will receive friends at Goodale Memorial Chapel, 912 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, on Thursday, September 10th, 2009 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00am Friday September 11th, 2009 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lockport.
Herald News (IL), Wednesday, September 9, 2009
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 21, 2012 


RUTHERFORD, Mrs. Helen Lavanna Drew
 
Mrs. Helen Lavanna Rutherford, 55, of 361 McMullen Highway, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. She had been ill the past three years. Mrs. Rutherford was born 0ctober 19, 1916 in Cumberland. She was the daughter of William F. and Clara (Robinette) Drew, Locust Grove. She was a former employe of Queen City Glass Company. Surviving, besides her parents, are her husband, Henry Rutherford; one son; Edwin L. Kellock, Edgewood; four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Warnick, Baltimore; Mrs. Linda Boone and Mrs. Helen O'Baker, Cumberland, and Mrs. Debra Clark, Detroit; one brother, William T. Drew, Cumberland; three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Duckworth, Cumberland, Mrs. Charlotte Hartung,  Allentown, Pa., and Mrs. Leah Catenese, Cleveland; and 11 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 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will bo conducted Friday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home by Kenneth Clary. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 12, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 9, 2012


 


RUTHROTH, Wm. R.


Wm. R. Ruthroth, well known throughout this section of country, having a number of years ago been an extensive cattle and wool buyer in Mineral and adjoining counties, died Aug 6th in a hospital at Chambersburg. He leaves a wife and a daughter and son.
Keyser Tribune, August 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 19, 2010

 


 

RUTLEY, Mrs. Mary Evelyn Upham

Sunday, December 27 — Mrs. Mary Evelyn (Upham) Rutley, 49, daughter of the late Alfred and Margaret Upham of Cumberland, died in a fire in her room in Washington.
Weekly News Digest, The Cumberland Sunday Times, January 3, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 11, 2010

 


 

RYAN, Mrs. Catherine Cosgrove

"Mrs. Catherine Ryan, a former resident of Luke, died Monday in Casualty Hospital, Washington, where she had been a patient since she fractured her hip at home two weeks ago. A native of Westernport, she was a daughter of Mrs. Mary L. Cosgrove, and the late Michael P. Cosgrove, and was the widow of James Ryan. She was a graduate of St. Peter's School in Westernport and of Catherman's Business School. Besides her mother, she is survived by a son, Joseph Ryan, Philadelphia; two daughters, Miss Ella Marice Ryan, Washington, and Mrs. Mary Loretto (sic-should be Loretta) Wooten, Cleveland; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Cross, Washington; Sister Marie Joseph, Sisters of St. Joseph, Baltimore, and Mrs. Veronica Nofsinger, Luke; three brothers, Francis B. Cosgrove, Westernport; Emmett Cosgrove, Cumberland, and Robert Cosgrove, address unknown, and 12 grandchildren. Requiem mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Washington. Interment will follow in the afternoon at St. Peter's Cemetery, Westernport."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Wed 6 Sep 1967
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)



RYAN. Charles
 
Ryan Funeral To Be Held Tomorrow
Frostburg, Md Aug 19 - The funeral of Charles Ryan, age 54, 152 Bowery St, who died at Miners'  Hospital late yesterday afternoon will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Thomas Elias 56 West Loo St.  Rev J Luther Neff, pastor of the First M E Church officiating.  Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery.  Mr Ryan was admitted to the hospital June 11.  He had been an employe of W H Cook & Sons for the past fifteen years.  Surviving is his mother, Mrs Sarah J Ryan, Bedford Road, Cumberland; one son, William Ryan of the home; five brothers; Van Lear and Alvey Ryan of the home, James A and Daniel Ira Ryan, Cumberland Valley and John Wesley Ryan, Cumberland; and six sisters: Mrs Izora Barnes, Flintstone; Mrs Clara Bessie Casecamp, Cumberland; Mrs Cora Golf, Miss Nora Ryan, Mrs Lillie O'Neal and Mrs Edith Flora, all of Bedford Road.  Mr Ryan's wife, who was Miss Jeannette Cook, died 11 years ago during the influenza epidemic.  Mr Ryan was a member of Frostburg City Lodge, No 88, Knights of Pythias and the Junior Order of American Mechanics.  He had been making his home with Mr and Mrs Thomas Elias for the past year.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, August 19, 1930 - pg 11, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 11, 2014


RYAN, Charles W.
 
Lonaconing - Charles W. Ryan, 88, of State Street died Wednesday at his residence. A native of Beryl, W. Va., he was a son of the late Jackson and Mary (Singleton) Ryan. Mr. Ryan's wife, Mrs. Estella (Trimble) Ryan, preceded him in death. He was a member of the United Mine Workers. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. John Marshall, Lonaconing; Mrs. William Gallagher, New Lexington, Ohio, and Mrs. Golda Loar, Linton, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Preston, Lonaconing, and Mrs. Ida Wagner, Baltimore; three brothers, Frank Ryan, Eckhart; Joseph Ryan, Barton, and Columbus Ryan of Indiana; six grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p. m. by Rev. E. Leon Dage and burial will be in Porter Cemetery, Eckhart. The family requests that flowers be omitted.
The Cumberland News, January 15, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012

RYAN, Mrs. Elizabeth Jenkins, nee Miller

MT. SAVAGE & RAWLINGS - Elizabeth "Libby" (Miller) Jenkins Ryan, 86, formerly of Mt. Savage and Rawlings, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at New Hope #1, Cumberland. Born March 21, 1917, in Mt. Savage, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Emma Ellen (Lehr) Miller. She was also preceded in death by husbands Joseph T. Jenkins And Delvin Ryan; three brothers, Henry, Robert and Phillip Miller; four sisters, Ellen Geary, Kathryn McIntosh, Anna Mary Snyder and Eva Murphy. Mrs. Ryan was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Ryan attended Mt. Savage School and earned her G.E.D. and graduated from Catherman's Business School. She was a former employee of Celanese Corporation, Berkowitz, and retired from First National Bank of Maryland, Mt. Savage. She was a life member of St. George's Episcopal Church, Mt. Savage. Mrs. Ryan was a member of Women of St. George's, chairman of special fund raising for card parties, and served on the Vestry, and as President, Mt. Chapter #15, Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of America, Rebekah Arnold Chapter, and was active in Scamps., and A.A.R.P., and Frostburg Senior Citizens. Surviving are her daughter, Ellen E. (Jenkins) Stevenson Davis, and husband William Guy, Cumberland; grandchildren: Gail Anne Kreiger and husband Robert, and Craig Allan Stevenson and wife Debra, both of Olympia, WA; step-grandchildren: Patti Femi, Billi Davis, Christopher Davis, Eva Wilson and Heather Lewis; great-grandchildren: Samuel, Lauren and Rachael Kreiger and Rebecca and Erik Stevenson; Amelia, Flannery and Keino Davis, Ashley and Tyler Femi, Parker Raditz, Katlin and Kaley Wilson and Avery and Kendall Lewis. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p. m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. The Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated at St. George's Episcopal Church, Mt. Savage, on Saturday at 1:00 p. m. with Father Ian Thomson, celebrant, and Father Harold Bishop, assisting. Interment will be in St. George's Episcopal Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. George's Episcopal Building Fund, Mt. Savage, MD 21545, or Allegany County, MD League for Crippled Children, Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.
Tuesday, September 2, 2003; Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Maryland
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 8, 2014


RYAN, I. Emmett

WESTERNPORT — I. Emmett Ryan, 86, of 314 Maryland Ave., Westernport, passed away Saturday July 10, 2010, at his residence.
Born Feb. 1, 1924, in Franklin, he was the son of the late Ira T. and Mamie (Dailey) Ryan.
Mr. Ryan was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He saw action in five major battle campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, the Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland and Central Europe. He was owner and operator of the Boyd and Hudson Insurance Agency of Piedmont, W.Va., from 1960 to 1986, at which time he sold the agency to Holzshu, Nolte Welch Agency of Cumberland. He retired from that agency in December 1989. Mr. Ryan is a lifetime member of St. Peters Catholic Church, Westernport, a member of Victory Post 155 American Legion, a member of Queens Point Post 6775, Veterans of Foreign Wars, McCoole, a member of Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Arlington, Va., and the Council 685 Knights of Columbus, Westernport. He leaves behind his wife, June W. (Whitworth) Ryan; a son, David S. Ryan, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a brother, Richard J. Ryan, of Westernport; five nephews and two nieces.
At Mr. Ryan’s request, his body was cremated. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Tuesday, July 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 8 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Father James Hannon officiating.
Inurnment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - July 12, 2010
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 30, 2010

 


RYAN, John
 
DIED IN BALTIMORE
"Squire" Ryan Formerly of Lonaconing, Passes Away
Lonaconing Md - Jul 25 - Mr John Ryan, a former well known and prominent citizen of Lonaconing, died in Baltimore yesterday at the age of 84. Mr. Ryan was born in Ireland June 24, 1827,. and was the youngest of six children of John and Margaret Ryan. His father died when he was but two months old and the children were left to the care of the mother. Three of them died in Ireland, three emigrated to America. The mother of Mr. Ryan came to this country and died at his residence in Lonaconing Oct. 4, 1870. Mr. Ryan came to this country in 1848, and settled at Eckhart, where for about two years has was employed in the mines and for the following two years in the mines at Barrellville. In 1853 he came to Lonaconing where until 1860 he was in the employe of the American Coal Company. For the next eleven years he was weigh-master for the Georges Creek Coal and Iron Company. In 1871 he commenced a general merchandise business here. He was chose justice of the peace in 1862, a position he filled here with great credit for many years continuously up to the term of Governor Lowndes. Mr. John Ryan was one of a commission of three appointed by Governor Hamilton in the early eighties to report on the condition of the coal fields in Maryland as compared to those in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. After the death of his wife in 1896, he moved to Baltimore with his son John. He was a personal friend of Governor Hamilton and was with him in all his political contests. Mr. Ryan is survived by five sons and two daughters. They are Rev. M. A. Ryan, Ellicott City; James A Ryan of Frostburg; Daniel A Ryan of Pittsburg and John Ryan of Baltimore and Mrs Margaret Kelly and Mrs Mont Moran of Lonaconing. He also leaves 38 grandchildren. The remains will be brought to today where a high mass will be sung in St Mary's Catholic Church tomorrow morning by his son, Rev Fr Ryan. Interment will be in St Michael's Catholic cemetery.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, July 25, 1911 - pg 1, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 7, 2013

 


RYAN, Rt. Rev. Michael Augustine
 
A Solemn Requiem Mass for the Rt Rev Michael Augustine Ryan, 85, uncle of Edward J Ryan, Frostburg and Cumberland attorney, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Baltimore. Burial will be in the New Cathedral cemetery. Msgr Ryan who began his career as curate in Immaculate Conception church, Baltimore in 1894, died Thursday in Jenkins Memorial Hospital, Baltimore. He had retired in 1947 as pastor of St Paul's Catholic Church, Ellicott City. The mass will be celebrated by Most Rev Frances P Keough, Archbishop of Baltimore. A native of Lonaconing, Msgr Ryan was educated in public school in this county before entering St Charles College, Catonville, to begin his studies for the priesthood. He completed his education at St Mary's Seminary where he was ordained Sept 21, 1894 by Cardinal Gibbons. In addition to his nephew, there is one other survivor in Allegany County, Mrs. John Langan, a niece, of Frostburg; also Mrs. Nellie (Ryan) Schlovone, another niece, residing in Baltimore. Attorney Ryan will attend his uncle's funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, March 15, 1953 - pg 39, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 7, 2013

RYAN, Mrs. Miranda Porter

Mrs. Miranda Ryan, 84, died Saturday at her home in Eckhart following an illness of six months. A native of Eckhart, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth (Engle) Porter and the widow of George R. Ryan. She is the last member of her immediate family. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Porter and Mrs. Viva Lancaster; two sons, Robert and Russell Ryan, all of Eckhart; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Eckhart Square Circle Sportsmen's Club Auxiliary, Clarysville Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, Frostburg Lodge Women of the Moose and Miners Hospital Auxiliary. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home in Frostburg where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at 2 p. m. Rev. William Anderson will officiate and interment will be in the Porter Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Michaels, Vincent Engle, Nathan Porter, Russell Porter, Marshal Porter and George Skidmore.
The Cumberland News, June 7, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 13, 2012


RYAN, Richard Dailey
 
WESTERNPORT — Richard Dailey Ryan, 92, formerly of Grandview Apartments, Westernport, and most recently of Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.  Born March 5, 1921 in Westernport, he was the son of the late Ira T. and Mary Louise (Dailey) Ryan. He was also preceded in death by a son, Pat Ryan; two brothers, Leo and I. Emmett Ryan; a sister, Mary Louise Niland; and a great-grandson, Hunter Bennett.  Richard was a United States Army Air Corp veteran, during World War II. He served as Airplane Crew Chief in the 475th fighter group, 433rd fighter, also known as the Fighting Blue Devils or the possum squadron. He saw action in New Guinea, Bismarck, Archipelago, Western Pacific, Leyte and Luzon. He went over as tail gunner and a bomber, but the Air Force soon found out that he was a good mechanic so they made him a Mechanic Crew Chief. He had the honor of serving as Charles Lindbergh’s crew chief for two weeks while Lindbergh was flying in his squadron. Lindbergh flew the P38 190 known as “Little Judge” while visiting the 433rd in July of 1944. Richard rebuilt the poplar fighter plane. He was assigned to Col. Lindbergh in an effort to work out problems with its long range capability. Richard has a picture of him and Col. Lindbergh sitting on a P38 wing discussing the situation. He also overhauled the engine of the U.S. Air Force, Major Bong, which was credited for shooting down thirty or so Japanese fighter planes. Richard was discharged as a Technical Sergeant at Fort Dix on Sept. 2, 1945. He received the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge and a Good Conduct Medal. He was very proud of what he and fellow Tri-Towners achieved during the war.  Richard was retired from Moran Trucking, Westernport, having been a dispatcher. He was a life member of Victory Post 155 American Legion and life member of Queens Point V.F.W. 6775, McCoole. He was also a member of St. Peters Catholic Church, Westernport.  He leaves behind a son, Dale Ryan and wife Kathy of Westernport; a daughter, Mary Beth Bennett and husband Harry of Barton; six grandchildren, Sean Ryan, Brian Bennett and wife Susie, Jason Bennett and Brandi, Lauren Pelesky and husband Tim, Devan Ryan and Matthew Reeder. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Konnor and Deklen Bennett, Bryson and Parker Bennett, Dalton Smith, Madison, Andrea, and Jacob Reeder; and his special nephews and niece, Joe, Jim, Mike and Dick Niland and Barbara Shank.  Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. with Deacon Harold Bradley officiating.  Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, with full military honors accorded at graveside.  The family would like to extend thanks to Western Maryland Health Systems 7 South nurses and staff and to the Egle Nursing and Rehab Center nurses and staff for their love, compassionate care, and patience given to Richard during his stays there.  Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Cumberland Times-News, January 27, 2014
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 31, 2014
 


RYAN, Richard Earl

FROSTBURG — Richard Earl Ryan, of 216 Dewey Street, Morgantown, died Friday in West Virginia University Hospital there. He was born in Frostburg, a son of Mrs. Jennie (Miller) Ryan and the late Charles M. Meager. He was mine boss for the Arkwright Coal Company and was a member of the United Mine Workers. Surviving are his widow, Mary Ryan; two sons, Richard E. Ryan, Jr., Wellsburg, W. Va.; Edward F. Ryan with the U. S. Army, Pittsburgh; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Lee Thomas, Morgantown; five brothers, Leslie, Mike, Patrick and Jack Ryan, all of Morgantown, and William Ryan, Pittsburgh; two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Jackson, Largo, Fla.; and Mrs. John DeFabio, Morgantown; and six grandchildren. The body is at the Dering Funeral Home, Morgantown, where friends will be received today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the funeral home by Rev. Arthur Backus, with interment in Lawnwood Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, April 26, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted June 5, 2010)


RYMAN, Mrs. Zelda Mae Butler
 
Zelda Mae Ryman, 91, Newaygo, Mich., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at Gerber Memorial Hospital, Fremont, Mich.  Born July 19, 1911, in Jennings, she was a daughter of the late Alonzo and Renee (Hoover) Butler. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herman Marshall Ryman, June 14, 1996; one daughter, Mary; and three sons, Floyd, Marvin, and Russell.  She was a homemaker, and held memberships in Cornerstone Assembly of God, Boynton, Pa., and Rive Valley Community Church, Newaygo.  Surviving are two sons, James Ryman and Marshall Ryman, both of Newaygo; three daughters, VirginiaDurst and Ruth Newman, both of Newaygo, and Wanda Butler, Boynton; one sister, Leona Winebrenner, Grantsville; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.  Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Salisbury, Pa., where a service was conducted on Sunday, Nov. 10, with the Pastor Butch Morsberger officiating.  Interment was in the Salisbury Cemetery.
abt. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002; Maryland Obituary Collection @ Genealogy Buff
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 13, 2013


RYMER, Mrs. Bessie Wilt

Services were conducted yesterday at 11:30 a.m. in the Duda Funeral Home, Dundalk, for Mrs. Bessie Rymer, 74, who died Friday in Baltimore City Hospital. Rev. Bruce Price, former pastor of Park Place Methodist Church in LaVale, officiated, and interment was in Baltimore National Cemetery. Born in Westernport, she was a daughter of the late Lincoln and Fannie (Blocher) Wilt. Her husband, Frederick C. Rymer, died in 1951 (sic:1950). Surviving are two sons, Frederick Rymer, Norristown, Pa., and Perry Rymer, LaVale; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Nichols, Baltimore, with whom she resided, and Mrs. Lloyd Sites, Aliquippa, Pa.; three brothers, Harvey Wilt, Ohio; Ray Wilt, Westernport; and Florian Wilt, Tennessee; two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Wilson, Mayfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Fannie Grove, Westernport; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 10, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2011





RYMER, Frederick C.

Frederick C. Rymer, 57, husband of Mrs. Bessie Rymer, 532 North Mechanic Street, was found dead in bed yesterday morning at War Veterans Hospital, Fort Thomas, Ky., where he had been a patient 24 years. Born in Clarksburg, W. Va., Mr. Rymer was a veteran of World War I. His parents were the late Lee and Laura Rymer. Surviving, besides his widow, are two sons, Perry L. Rymer, Baltimore, and Fred C. Rymer, Norristown, Pa.; and two daughters, Mrs. Laura L. Nicholas, this city, and Mrs. Gula E. Sites, Piedmont, W. Va. Mrs. Rymer, her two sons and Mrs. Nichols have gone to Fort Thomas to complete funeral arrangements. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Ludlow, Ky.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 29, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2011

 


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