AMAN, Charles Alban

Charles Alban (Bud) Aman, 57, of 305 Maryland Avenue, died yesterday at his home. He had been in ill health the past several years. A native of Cumberland, he was a son of Mrs. Emma (Mackert) Aman, and the late George W. Aman, Sr. His first wife, Mildred (Gladhill) preceded him in death. Mr. Aman operated Bud's Restaurant on Virginia Avenue, and was a former manager of Coney Island Restaurant. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Fort Cumberland Post 13, American Legion, Henry Hart Post 1411, VFW, Cumberland Cooties, FOE Aerie 245 and South Cumberland Business and Civic Association. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Dolly S. (Fetters) Aman; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Louise Davis, city; four brothers, George W. Aman Jr.; Richard, John A. and Raymond F. Aman, all of Cumberland; a sister, Mrs. Angela Reinhart, city; and one grandchild. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, October 17, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

AMAN, Mrs. Clara A. Greaser

Mrs. Clara A. Aman, 83, of 220 Paca Street, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital where she had been a patient since September 12. Born in Preston County, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Louise (Russel) Greaser. Her husband, Frank J. Aman, died in 1961. Mrs. Aman was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Helen Keifer, this city; Mrs. Jeanette Philips, RD 1, LaVale; one brother, Jacob Greaser, Independence, W. Va.; 18 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren, and one nephew. The body is at the George Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 10, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

AMAN, Mrs. Wanda Lee Basilio
CUMBERLAND - Wanda Lee Aman, 74, of 14150 Glen Oaks Drive, SW, Cumberland, died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, at the Devlin Manor Nursing Home. Born Oct. 5, 1923, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Romeo Basilio and the late Delcie Mae (King) Basilio. Mrs. Aman was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Samuel Richard Aman, Cumberland; a daughter, Sharon Lee Yatchyshyn and husband Dean, Cresaptown; a son, Ricky Lynn Aman and wife Connie, Hyndman, Pa.; two brothers, Walter E. "Gene" Basilio, Cumberland, and Ralph D. "Don" Basilio, LaVale; one grandson, Joshua Aman; and one granddaughter, Shannon Stair. A graveside service will be conducted at Sunset Memorial Park on Friday at 9 a.m. with Father Milton A. Hipsley officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The Merritt-Adams Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, is in charge of arrangements.
Cumberland Times-News obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013


AMANN, John Bernard

John Bernard Amann, 59, husband of Anna P (Kady) Amann, died Friday, July 19, at his home, 422 Walnut St, Westernport. Funeral mass Monday 9:00 a.m. St. Peter's Catholic church. Interment in St Peter's Cemetery. Arrangements by Boal's Funeral Service.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, July 20, 1940 - pg 9, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 16, 2011

AMANN, John Bernard

John B. Amann Rites
Westernport, Md; July 23—Funeral services for John B. Amann, 59, were held yesterday morning from St. Peter's Catholic Church with requiem high mass conducted by Rev. Victor Dowgiallo, assistant pastor. Monsignor Rev. A., Scarpatl, pastor was in the sanctuary. Interment was in St. Peter's cemetery. The pallbearers were Thomas Walsh, Rosa Baughman, Hudson Chaney, Dave Mongold, Charles White, Michael A. O/Laughlin and John Strong, Sr. Among those attending: Mr. and Mrs. John Green and family and Mrs, George Dailey, Lonaconing; Mr. and Mrs A. M. Donahue and son, Francis and daughter, Patricia; and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Droppleman, Clarksburg; Mrs. Don Hester and daughters Edna and Elenora, East Liverpool, Ohio; Mrs. Mary Morrison and son, Howard, Middlefield, Ohio; Albert Amarus,, Miss Anna Amann and John Amann, Alum Bridge, W. Va.; Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Shaughnessy, Mt. Clare, W. Va.; Sam Amann and daughter, Marie, Jane Lew, W. Va.; Mrs. John Sheets, and daughter, Ruth, Elk Garden; Mrs. Fred Ruppert, Miss Mary Ruppert, Mrs. Grabenstein, Mr. and Mrs. Otheo Wymer, Mrs Sarah Kady and Mrs. Irene Whisner, Cumberland; Mrs. Anna Burke, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dorsey, Mrs. Earl Moran, Mr. and Mrs. John Kady and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Friend, Keyser; William Kady, Martinsburg, W. Va.; Mrs. Mary Murphy and family; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Murphy and Arch Goodnight, McKees Rocks, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sowers and family; Mr and Mrs. Willis Sherman, Frank and Gay Lynch and Mrs. John Kady, Beryl, W. Va.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, July 23, 1940 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 16, 2011 

AMBROSE, Arthur A.

Arthur A. (Art) Ambrose Sr., 62, of RD 3, Bedford Road, city, died Sunday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where he had been a patient for three weeks. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Lloyd Ambrose and Fannie (Burns) Ambrose. Mr. Ambrose was a retired mechanic for the Celanese Central Trucking Company. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and Teamsters Local 453. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Winona R. (Cooke) Ambrose; one son, Arthur Ambrose Jr., at home; two brothers, Willard R. Ambrose, Cresaptown; Robert Ambrose, Beans Cove, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Hare, Grantsville. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at ll a.m. at the funeral home, with interment in the Lybarger Cemetery, near Hyndman, Pa.
The Cumberland News, February 4, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2016

Harry Osbin Ambrose ~ Germany WWII
(Courtesy of James Rice)

AMBROSE, Harry Osbin (extracted)
SPRINGFIELD, W.Va. — Harry Osbin Ambrose, 87, of Springfield, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, after struggling four years with cancer. Born Dec. 22, 1925 in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Jessie Winfield Scott Ambrose and Hazel Estella (Ault) Ambrose. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Charlotte Cosner and Elizabeth Boher. Mr. Ambrose was a graduate of Romney High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Germany and France with the 3rd. Infantry Division. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Juanita (Clites) Seeders Ambrose; two daughters, Janet Symansky, Wilkes Barre, Pa., and Joyce Santoro, and husband Mike, Falls Church, Va.; two sisters, Mary Cannon and Ellen Shanholtz, both of Romney, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Anna Symansky, Columbus, Ohio, Abby Cooke, California, Adam Symansky, and Andrew Symansky, both of Wilkes Barre, Tina Ward, Springfield, Va., and Michele Clair, Sterling, Va.; and two great-grandchildren, Willy Clair and Lindsay Clair. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Route 28, Fort Ashby, W.Va., on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in New Day Baptist Church on Saturday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Tom Curtis, officiating. Interment will be in Porter Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard. 
Published on  May 8, 2013; Times-News (Cumberland, Allegany Co. MD.)
(Courtesy of James Rice)
Posted April 19, 2017

AMBROSE, Mrs. Rebecca E.

Mrs. Rebecca E. Ambrose, 81, Berkeley Springs, W. Va., widow of George H. Ambrose, died early this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Connell, 945 Maryland Avenue. She is survived by another daughter, Miss Frances Ambrose, Berkeley Springs, and three grandchildren, Margaret Connell and Henry Ambrose, this city, and Elva Ambrose, U. S. Army.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 13, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 26, 2010


AMBROSE, Mrs. Winona Rae Cooke
CUMBERLAND — Winona Rae Ambrose, 78, of 13300 Bedford Road, Cumberland, N.E., died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born March 8, 1924, in Ridgeley, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Carl E. Cooke and Verna E. (McFarland) Cooke. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Allen Ambrose Sr. Mrs. Ambrose was a former saleslady at Rosenbaum’s and she attended Centenary United Methodist Church. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her son, Arthur A. Ambrose Jr., Cumberland; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Ambrose, Beans Cove, Pa. Friends will be received at the Merritt-Adams Funeral Home, PA., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Thursday from 2 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. Lee Brotemarkle officiating. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery in Madley, Pa.
Cumberland Times-News, September 19, 2002
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2016


Ira (Sox) E. Amick, formerly of Bedford, died in Orlando, Florida. He was born in Mattie, Sept. 1, 1890, the son of Wilson A. and Mary Jane (Shaffer) Amick. He is survived by his wife and daughter in Orlando, Fla. and one daughter in Hyndman, Mrs. Phyllis Logsdon. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Leon Yon, Altoona; Miss Grace Amick, of the Willows; one brother, Rush of Altoona. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Ethel Foreman, and a brother, Guy, both of Altoona, a brother, Marshal, Cumberland, and W. Ray, Bedford. He was a retired employe of the Standard Oil Company and a veteran of World War I. He was a life member of the Bedford American Legion. After the end of World War I, he remained in France for one year and played in a French band. He also belonged to the old Bedford Community Band. He was of the Methodist faith. Funeral services will be held in Orlando, Florida.
The Bedford Gazette, September 18, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 29, 2010

AMICK, Miss Louise Grace
Louise Grace Amick, 87, of Cumberland, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 8, 1927, in Ellerslie, she was a daughter of the late Marshall and Eva (Lowery) Amick. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Jane Robey, Frances Amick, an infant sister; and a nephew, Jim Robey. Survived by nephews, Ronald Robey and wife, Bonnie, Cumberland, Richard Robey and wife, Kumi, San Francisco, Calif., Bob Robey and wife, Cathy, Cumberland; cousins, Izola Smith, Ellerslie, and Shirley Stoy, Altoona, Pa. Louise had worked at S. Schwab Company and the Celanese Corp. She loved animals, especially her cats. There will be no viewing. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Cumberland Times-News, May 14, 2015
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2017

AMOS, Mrs. Maude C. Fritts

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Maude C. Amos, 72, of 26 Beall Street, died Thursday in the hospice unit of Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born in Lenoir City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Marie Fritts. Mrs. Amos was a member of Welsh Memorial Baptist Church and was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8672 in Jarrettsville. She is survived by her husband, Raymond E. Amos; one daughter, Mrs. Faye Horchler, Wilson, N.C.; one son, James A. Cummings, Baltimore, and three grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. only. The body will then be taken to the Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City for visitation Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at that funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Glenn Gamble, with interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lenoir City. The family requests that memorials be directed to Welsh Memorial Baptist Church.
The Cumberland News, July 27, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 2, 2015


AMTOWER, Walter H.

In loving but sad remembrance of our darling baby, Walter H. Amtower, who died 4 years ago today, November 24, 1909[?].
God called him home;
It was his will,
But in our hearts
We love him still.
His memory is as dear today
As in the hour he passed away.
Keyser Tribune, November 28, 1912[? discrepancy in dates~Genie]
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010

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