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TOBIN, Child

PATTERSON'S CREEK  Jan 10, 1912 -
The five year old son of Mr and Mrs Tobin died a week ago with dread diphtheria. Sad because he was the only remaining child of four. They were from New York and all boarded at James Wagoner's near Dans Run.  The father worked on the Extension line.
Keyser Tribune, January 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010
 


TODD, Mrs. Kathleen Lapp
 
FROSTBURG - Mrs. Kathleen Todd, 75, who resided at the Eleanor Apartments, 14 West Main Street, died yesterday at Montgomery General Hospital, Olney, where she had been a patient since December 26. Mrs. Todd became ill while visiting her son-in-law, Myles J. Gibbons, Silver Spring. Born in Frostburg, Mrs. Todd was a daughter of the late Conrad and Grace (Watson) Lapp and was the widow of John Todd. She was the former owner of the Eleanor Apartments and was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church and was active in the Allegany Chapter, American Red Cross. Also surviving are two grandsons, Dr. M. David and Todd M. Gibbons, both of Silver Spring. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m at St. John's Church by Rev. Richard J. Brown. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Litany for the Departed will be recited tomorrow at 8 p. m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Myles J. Gibbons, Dr. M. David Gibbons, Todd M. Gibbons, John Blakley Joe Lee Cokeley and Dan Hess. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity if desired. 
Cumberland News, December 31, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 5, 2013


TOMLINSON, John W.

Frostburg - John W. Tomlinson, 64, of 22 Davidson Street, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where he had been a patient since Wednesday. He had been in ill health for some time. Born in Klondyke, he was a son of Mrs. Charlotte (Sowers) Tomlinson and the late Cecil Tomlinson. Mr. Tomlinson was a veteran of World War I and was employed at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory. He was a member of First Methodist Church. Surviving, besides his mother, are his widow, Ora (DeVore) Tomlinson; two daughters, Mrs. Clifford Walls, of here, and Miss Joann Tomlinson, Frederick; a son, John Tomlinson, of here; a brother, Leroy Tomlinson, Frostburg; a sister, Mrs. Frederick Wilson, also of here, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 6, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2011



 

TOOLAND, Mrs. Ellen M. Tressler

Meyersdale, Pa., Sept. 8 — Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen M. Tooland, 72, of Glencoe, who died Friday at the home of her son, John Tooland of McKeesport, were conducted yesterday afternoon in the Glenco Reformed Church by Rev. James Gindlesperger. Interment was in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Tooland was the widow of James H. Tooland. She was born in Larimer, Pa., a daughter of William and Kate (Kaufman) Tressler. Surviving are five children — Miss Katherine Tooland, East Stroudsburg, Pa.; Mrs. Mable Tooland, Ada Tooland and A. W. Tooland, all of Glencoe, and John Tooland, McKeesport. She leaves the following brothers and sisters: John and Grant Tressler, both of Cumberland, Md.; Mrs. Daniel Shoemaker, Meyersdale, and Sarah Tressler, Somerset. Five grandchhildren also survive.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 8, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 5, 2010



TOOLE, John [see also O'TOOLE, John]

"Funeral of John Toole -- John Toole, an aged citizen of Barton, who died there last Saturday, was buried yesterday morning from St. Gabriel's Church, in Barton.  Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery at that place. Deceased leaves one daughter, Katherine, his only other living relative being a cousin, Charles Toole, of Lonaconing.  Mr. Toole had been afflicted many years with miners' asthma, which disease was the cause of his death.  He was a native of Ireland, which country he left in his early manhood."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Tue 30 Mar 1909
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 5, 2011



 

TOPP, Henry E.

Henry E. Topp, 88, of 617 Elm Street, died Tuesday in Allegany Infirmary where he had been a patient the past year.  He was a retired cook.
Born January 15, 1863, Mr. Topp was a son of the late Lewis and Ellen (Smith) Topp.  His wife, the former Miss Josephine Hodel, preceded him in death. A requiem mass was celebrated this morning in St. Mary's Catholic Church by Rev. Robert F. Hopkins, assistant pastor.  Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert W., Vernon W., Earl, Ralph and Charles Groves and Charles J. Hansrote.

Cumberland Evening Times, Thursday, May 31, 1951
 



 

TOPPER, Mrs. Annie Maria Martin

HYNDMAN — Mrs. Annie Maria Topper, 79, of here, died Sunday morning in the Penn Wood Home near Everett, Pa. A native of Buffalo Mills, Pa., she was born June 24, 1881, a daughter of the late Job E. and Eva (Miller) Martin. Her husband, Walter H. Topper, preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Dr. John A. Topper, of Hyndman: a daughter, Mrs. Marline Keller, Hyndman; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services were conducted this afternoon in the Milligan Cove Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 6, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 12, 2009


 


 

TOWELS, Harry

M. F. Stone went to Grafton Tuesday to attend the funeral of his nephew, Harry Towels.
Mineral Daily News, April 11, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010


TOWER, Mrs. Bertha Wiley, nee Bittinger

GRANTSVILLE — Bertha "Nan" (Bittinger) Wiley Tower, 98, of Grantsville, and formerly of Deep Creek Village, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville. Born Aug. 2, 1908, in Bittinger, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Arminta (Fazenbaker) Bittinger. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Stanley Wiley and Roger Tower; a son, Marshall E. Wiley; three, brothers, Marshall, Aaron and Harry Bittinger; two grandsons, Guy E. Platter and William Platter, two great-granddaughters, Angel Leesock and Destiny Hersh; and two stepchildren, King Tower and Jackie Evans. Mrs. Tower was a lifelong member of Jennings United Methodist Church, where she worked, played piano and taught Sunday school. She was also known locally for her many quilts. She is survived by a daughter, Nellie J. Platter, Grantsville; a stepdaughter, Shirley Eisenburger, Cumberland; two brothers, Orval Bittinger, Avilton, Lester Bittinger, Virginia; a sister, Dorothy Wilburn, Bittinger; four grandchildren, Donald and Judy Platter and family, Richard and Kay Platter and family, Frank and Karen Wiley and B. J. Wiley and family, a granddaughter-in-law, Peggy Platter and family. In addition, she is survived by 23 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, PA, 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald Matthews, the Rev. William Durst and the Rev. Thomas Twigg officiating. Interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Jennings United Methodist Church, Pine Grove Church of the Brethren or Cornerstone Assembly of God.
Cumberland Times-News, January 9, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2014

TOWNSEND, G. Gale
 
Frostburg - Services for G. Gale Townsend, 88, formerly of 37 Frost Avenue who died yesterday in Powhattan Nursing Home, Falls Church, Va., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in St. John's episcopal Church by the Rev. Richard Brown. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Friends will be received at the Hager Frost Mansion Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Cumberland Evening Times; 28 May 1975
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie/transcribed by Genie)
Posted November 17, 2012


TOWSON, Mrs. Nora Alice Poleman
 
GRANTSVILLE - Mrs. Nora Alice Towson, 73, of here, died Thursday in Fairmont, W. Va. A native of Garrett County, she was born August 17, 1891, a daughter of the late Floyd and Amanda Poleman. Survivors include a son, Terence Towson, Fairmont; a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Hall, Fairmont; four sisters, Mrs. Delia Shunk, Mrs. Myrtle Ross and Mrs. Gertrude Miller, all of Salisbury, Pa., and Mrs. Minnie Baker, Grantsville. The body will be at the Newman Funeral Home here after 3 p. m. today. Services will be conducted on Sunday at 2 p. m. in the New Germany Methodist Church. Rev. Emery McGraw will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland News, November 7, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 2, 2013

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