DUFF, Gilbert

Grafton, W. Va., May 19 - Gilbert Duff, a well known carpenter of Grafton was run down and killed by a train at Hiora[?] late Friday night. His body was discovered Saturday morning. The funeral occurred yesterday afternoon.
Mineral Daily News, May 23, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 6, 2010

Anyone know of "Hiora"?

DUFFY, Miss Catherine (Katy)

Miss Katy Duffy, who died last Wednesday night, was buried today in St Michael's cemetery, Frostburg. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary Duffy and three sisters, Mrs. Patrick Rowan Mrs. John Breman, and Miss Regina, and three brothers, James, John and Thomas.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, March 1, 1913 - pg 6, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 5, 2011

DUFFY, James

LONACONING, Feb. 10—Word has been received here of the death of James Duffy, 58, in Cleveland. A native of Pekin, he left this section 30 years ago to reside in Cleveland. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary (Frye) Duffy, formerly of Lonaconlng; four sons, Michael, David, James and Edward; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Yanke, Mrs. Richard Jlndra and Miss Margaret Duffy, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Patrick Rowan and Miss Reglna Duffy, Cleveland, and three grandchildren. Miss Hannah Frye and Alban Frye, both of Lonaconing, are a sister and brother of Mrs. Duffy. Funeral services were held today in Cleveland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., February 10, 1947 - pg 10, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted February 5, 2011

DUFFY, James C.

James Duffy Dead.
Mr. Patrick Duffy, of Ocean, was advised yesterday of the death of his brother James C. of Granite,  Montana , who was fatally shot by Michael Lonergan. Jan 8. The following is from the Butte “Miner’ of subsequent date:
“Philipsburg. Jan. 8.—James C. Duffy, of Granite, Deputy State Game Warden and formerly representative from Granite Co., was fatally shot in this city at 3:20 o’clock this afternoon by Michael Lonergan, a miner in the employ of the Granite Bimetallic Consolidated Mining Company.  The shooting occurred just outside the door of the post office during the crowded portion of the day.  Lonergan was standing outside the door and fired the fatal shot without warning as Duffy approached.  The ball penetrated the brain over the left eye causing death at 6:30 in the evening. Although there were a number of witnesses, no definite information can be obtained concerning the cause of the shooting. Many conflicting reports are current. Indications point very strongly to a premeditated act on the part of Lonegran, who had been drinking heavily for a number of days past.  The claim is made that the two men had seriously disagreed recently and that Lonergan had made threatening remarks regarding Duffy. Also that he had purchased the weapon with which the shot was fired from a local dealer. Lonergan did not resist arrest and was placed in the county jail to await hearing. Duffy was forty nine years of age He was born in the County Donegal, Ireland, in 1876 and came to Philipsburg twenty-four years ago. For many years he was secretary of the Granite County Miner’s Union and in 1911 and 1912 represented Granite County in the State Legislature, since which he has served as Deputy Game Warden in this section. His death is a shock to the community because of his prominence in Philipsburg and throughout the entire State.”
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, March 14, 1916 - pg 3, col 4
Find A Grave Memorial# 123651455
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

DUFFY, James L.
"James L. Duffy, who for the past 25 years has been connected with the B & O railroad as conductor on a third division, died at his home in Cumberland Friday, March 2, 1900 of pneumonia after a week’s illness.  Mr. Duffy was born in County Rosscommon, Ireland, 52 years ago, coming to this country when quite a young man. Shortly after his arrival here he went to railroading and followed that vocation until his death. He was well and favorably known by both the officials and the men of the road and was always looked upon as being one of the most trusted employees. He is survived by his wife and three children, Patrick, John and Maggie. The funeral took place Monday in Westernport at St. Peters Catholic church, with interment in the Catholic cemetery. The funeral was in charge of the Order of Railway Conductors, of which Mr. Duffy was a member and in which order he carried a life insurance policy."
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, 9 Mar 1900
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 16, 2013

DUFFY, Mrs. Mary A. Murphy
Died in Cleveland
News has reached here of the death of Mary A Duffy, a former resident of Pekin and Lonaconing at the home of her son, James, in Cleveland on March 13, 1927.  She is also survived by three daughters, Mrs Patrick Rowan and Regina, Cleveland and Sister Mary Isabel, Superior of Blessed Sacrament School in Mitchell, Ky.  Funeral services were held from St Joseph's Catholic church, Father Martin officiating.  Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, April 2, 1927 - pg 10, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 18, 2013 

DUFFY, Miss Regina

LONACONING -- Miss Regina Duffy, formerly of here and Pekin. died December 28 in Cleveland. Survivors include a sister. Sister Mary Isabel Duffy of Blessed Sacrament. School, Fort Mitchell. Ky. and a number of nieces and nephews in Cleveland. A brother James Duffy, preceded her in death.
Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, January 5, 1955 - pg 10, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 5, 2011

DUGAN, Mrs. Bridget Welsh
Mrs Bridget Dugan, 74 years old, died at her home of a complication of illnesses. She is survived by one son, John Dugan and one daughter, Margaret Dugan, both at home and a brother, Richard Welsh, Baltimore. The funeral will be held Wednesday from St Peter's Catholic Church.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., April 8, 1920 - pg 10, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 29, 2012


DUGAN, Mrs. Janis M. Drees
FROSTBURG - Janis M. "Dolly" Dugan, 28, of Finzel Road, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 1992 at Frostburg Hospital. Born Oct. 28, 1964 in Meyersdale, Pa., she was the daughter of Bernard C. Drees and Doris (Baer) Drees, Finzel Road. Mrs. Dugan was a 1979 graduate of St. Michael's School and a 1983 graduate of Beall High School. She was also a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and Frostburg Aerie 1273 Eagles Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband, William G. "Budgie" Dugan; one son, Randy W. Dugan, at home; one brother, Gerald C. Drees, Duncansville, Pa., and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, Friday from 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church by Msgr. John L. Reinsfelder. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the donor's favorite charity.
The Cumberland Times News, December 18, 1992
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 19, 2013

DUGAN, John Joseph

"Piedmont-John Joseph Dugan, 82, of 60 West Hampshire Street, died Sunday in the West Virginia University Medical Center. He was born in Piedmont and was a son of the late Henry and Bridget (Welch) Dugan, who were immigrants from Ireland. He was a retired machinist of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and a member of Piedmont Council, 685, Knights of Columbus. He is survived by a sister, Miss Margaret Mary Dugan, Piedmont. The body is at Fredlock's Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic church, Westernport, and interment will be in the church cemetery."
"The Cumberland News" Cumberland, Maryland, Tue 22 Jun 1965
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 17, 2010

DUGAN, Mrs. Margaret
"The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Dugan, wife of Michael J. Dugan, was held Monday morning at the Church of the Assumption.  High Mass was sung by Rev. P. J. Morehan, and interment was made in St. Thomas Cemetery...Those who came from out-of-town were: Michael J. Dugan, North Vernon, Ind.; Mrs. P. M. Curley, Parkersburg; Hugh Burns, Patrick Duffy; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dugan; James Burns, Michael Burns, Cumberland; Mrs. M. F. O'Donnell, Miss Mary Ledlow, John Dugan, James Welch, Thomas Welch, Piedmont; Mrs. E. A. Deegan, Mrs. E. Heedley, Grafton; Mrs. Gertrude Pennington, Cresaptown; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Feller, Elk Garden; Miss Mary Kathryn Kennedy, Fairmont."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Tuesday, March 22, 1932
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 15, 2013

DUGAN, Miss Margaret Mary

"Piedmont-Miss Margaret Mary Dugan, 88, formerly of here died yesterday at Garrett Memorial Hospital, Oakland. She had been a patient at the Deakin Nursing Home in Aurora the past six years. A native of Piedmont, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Bridget (Welsh) Dugan. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport. The body is at the Fredlock Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Catholic Church tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Thu 20 Mar 1975
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 17, 2010

DUGAN, Michael J.

"Keyser, W. Va., April 27 --Michael J. Dugan, 83, Gilmore street, died Monday afternoon after a short illness. A son of the late Thomas and Mary Dugan, he was born in Philadelphia, but had resided here since a small child. He was a retired B. & O. boilermaker, having been in the service fifty-three years. Mr. Dugan, was a member of Catholic Church of the Assumption and of the Holy Name Society. Surviving are four sons, Michael J. Dugan, North Vernon, Ind,; Thomas Dugan, Cumberland; Patrick and Edmund Dugan, Keyser; four daughters, Mrs. Patrick J. Curley, Parkersburg; Mrs. James Deegan, Mrs. William J. Laffey and Miss Edith Dugan, Keyser, and one sister, Mrs. Charles White, Cumberland. Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. tomorrow from Assumption church by Rev. P. J. Monahan with interment in St. Thomas Cemetery."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Tue 27 Apr 1937
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 17, 2010

DUGAN, Patrick Raphael

"Keyser, W. Va., Feb 22-Patrick Raphael Dugan, 49, died early Sunday morning at Potomac Valley Hospital following a heart attack suffered at his home on Gilmore street. A son of the late Michael and Margaret (Ward) Dugan, he was born and reared here and was a B. & O. boilermaker by occupation. He was a member of the Catholic Church of the Assumption and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel (Montgomery) Dugan; two sons, Raphael and Edmund Dugan, Elkins; four daughters, Misses Mary Katherine, Theresa and Patricia, Richmond, Va., and Rosemary, Elkins; three brothers, Thomas L. Dugan, Cumberland; Michael Dugan, North Vernon, Ind.; Edmund Dugan, Keyser, and four sisters, Mrs. P. H. Curley, Parkersburg; Mrs. W. J. Laffey, Mrs. James Deegan and Miss Edith Dugan, Keyser."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Mon 22 Feb 1943
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 17, 2010

DUGAN, Thomas Leo

"Thomas Leo Dugan, 67, of 765 Fayette Street, died last night in Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since October 4. A native of Keyser, W. Va., he was a son of the late Michael J. and Margaret (Ward) Dugan. He was employed as an air inspector for the B. & O. Railroad here and had been an engineer at Keyser prior to coming here in 1910. In 1918 he was named vice president of the Joint Protective board of the railroad and held this position until 1927. He had 33 years service with the railroad company. A member of St. Patrick's Catholic church, he was a member of the Holy Name Society and of Local 656, Brotherhood of Railway Carmen. Besides his widow, Mrs. Cora B.(Shinholt) Dugan, he is survived by a brother, Michael J. Dugan, Jr., of North Vernon, Ind.; and two sisters, Miss Edith Dugan, of Keyser, and Mrs. Patrick Curley, of Parkersburg, W. Va. The body was taken to the George Funeral Home and will be at the home today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete."
"Sunday Times" Cumberland, Maryland, 15 Oct 1950
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 17, 2010

DUGAN, William

Frostburg– William Dugan, 68, of 135 First Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital.  Born in Frostburg, Mr. Dugan was a son of the late William and May (Keady) Dugan.  He was a member of the First English Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Allegany Ballistics Laboratory.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Cecilia (McKenzie) Dugan; two sons, William G. Dugan and Robert L. Dugan, Frostburg, and a daughter, Mrs. Linda Barry, Frostburg, two sisters, Mrs. Julius Linaburg, Cumberland, and Mrs. Bertha Smith, Lions Manor Nursing Home, and seven grandchildren. 
Cumberland Evening Times, June 26, 1973
Courtesy of Ray Leidinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted October 21, 2015

DUGAN, William G.

William G. Dugan – Frostburg – William G. Dugan, 63, of 35 Centennial Street, Frostburg, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 1991 at Memorial Hospital in Cumberland.  Born July 30, 1927 in Frostburg, he was the son of the late William and Cecelia (McKenzie) Dugan.  Mr. Dugan retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.  He was a member of Frostburg Lodge 348 Loyal Order of Moose, Frostburg Aerie 1273 Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Frostburg Lodge 470 Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk.  Surviving are his widow, Nancy (Mears) Dugan; one son, William “Budgie” Dugan; four daughters, Bonnie L. Pressman, Frostburg; Patty J. Moulden, Mount Savage; Peggy J. Stewart, Romney, W.Va.; and Cindy K. Whetstone, Herndon, Va.; one brother, Robert L. Dugan, Frostburg; one sister, Linda A. Barry, Frostburg, and ten grandchildren.  Interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park. 
Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, January 7, 1991
(Courtesy of Ray Leidinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted October 15, 2015

DULL, Clarence A.

Clarence A. Dull died at 6 p.m. Friday, October 23. at his home at Manns Choice R. D. 1, after a long illness. He was born January 6, 1893 in Juniata Twp., the son of William and Suzanna (Corley) Dull. He is survived by his wife, the former Rebecca Corley, and two sons, William H. and Charles A., both at home. Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Before his illness, deceased was employed by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Services: Monday afternoon, 2 p.m. at the Mickle Funeral Home, Schellsburg, the Rev. D. J. Ely and the Rev. Lee A. Peeler, D. D. officiating. Interment: Dry Ridge Reformed cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home after 6 p m Saturday.
The Daily Bedford Gazette, October 24, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011

DULL, John Clarence

SOMERSET, April 28 - John Clarence Dull, 54 years old, prominent Hooversville official, died Sunday afternoon at his home following a lingering illness. Mr. Dull was a burgess of Hooversville for many years and of late was a justice of the peace. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Stella Lohr Dull, three daughters, one sister and two brothers.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 28, 1938
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

DULL, Mrs. Rebecca Corley

Mrs. Rebecca C. Dull, 64, of Manns Choice RD 1, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 5, 1972, in the Windber Division of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital. Born May 31, 1907, in Juniata Township, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Lillie (Ritchey) Corley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. Dull, in 1953, and two brothers. Surviving are two sons, William of Manns Choice RD, and Charles of Wilmington, Delaware. Five grandchildren and two brothers, Jacob Corley of Manns Choice, and Forest Corley of Cumberland, Md., also survive. Mrs. Dull was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Dry Ridge. Funeral services: Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m., from the Trinity United Church of Christ, Dry Ridge, with the Rev. George 0. Butz officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the J. Ralph Mickle Funeral Home in Schellsburg from 1 to 9 p.m. today, and at the church Saturday, from 1 p.m. until the hour of service.
The Bedford Gazette, April 7, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011

DUMIRE, Elmer Wade

FROSTBURG — Elmer Wade Dumire, 81, of Big Savage Mountain, died this morning in Miners Hospital where he was admitted yesterday. He had been in failing health for several months. Born in Preston County, W. Va., Mr. Dumire was a retired Kelly-Springfield Tire Company employe. His parents were the late Benjamin F. and Maria (Ark) Dumire. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Jennie (Michael) Dumire: a son, Clarence D. Dumire, Frostburg; one sister, Mrs Lulu Eshbaugh, Akron; a grandchild and two great grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home, 60 W Main Street where friends will be received tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 24, 1965 - pg 38, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 9, 2013

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