ANDREWS, Mrs Agnes Morrow Campbell

Mrs. Agnes Morrow Andrews, 59, wife of John W. Andrews, Sr., 412 Walnut street, died yesterday. A native of  Westernport, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jean Campbell and was a member of Central Methodist Church.  Surviving, besides her husband are four sons, James Wllford, Kermlt Robert, Joseph Quayle and John W. Andrews, Jr, all of Cumberland; four daughters, Mrs. William Behnke, Annapolis; Mrs. Vincent Dela Grange, this city; Misses Dorothy C. and Mary Jane Andrews at home; a brother, William G Campbell, Cumberland; three sisters: Mrs. Thomas Morton, National; Mrs. Edward Lewis, Cresaptown, and Mrs. James Harden(sic), Meyersdale. Pa., and four grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, May 2, 1941, pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2015

ANDREWS, Mrs Agnes Morrow Campbell

Services for Mrs. Agnes Morrow Andrews, wife of John W. Morrow, 412 Walnut street, who died Thursday, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the home. The Rev. Dr. Vemon N. Ridgely, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church, assisted by the Rev. Joseph W Young, officiated. Interment was in Rose Hill cemetery.  Pallbearers were Edgar M. Lewis, Harry and Grayden Andrews, Charles Owens, Julius Morton and Emory C. Metger.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, May 4, 1941 - pg 9, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 145529579
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2015


Name: Flossie Mae Andrews, 78, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: Frank Murray and Laura (Fair) Murray
DOB: May 14, 1924, Larimer Township, Somerset Co., PA
DOD: Thursday, April 3, 2003, at the Cumberland Nursing Home
Spouse: Clarence W. Andrews
Predeceased by: parents; husband; sister, Lucy Geiger; brothers, Robert Murray and Wilbert Murray
Survived by: sons, Robert W. Andrews and his wife Patricia, Frostburg, MD; Thomas W. Andrews and his wife Rebecca, Harrisburg, PA; Terry L. Andrews and his wife Carol, LaVale, MD; and David E. Andrews, Cumberland, MD; daughter, Donna M. Young and her husband Stewart, Fredericksburg, VA; brothers, Bruce Murray and his wife Emma Belle, Corriganville, MD; Homer Murray and his wife Joan, Corriganville, MD; sisters, Mildred Burley, Meyersdale, PA; Alma Grey, Eureka, CA; Elsie Wilson, Cumberland, MD; Alice Lane, Willingsboro, NJ; Verna Forest, Somerset, PA; Naomi, Brock, Meyersdale, PA
Burial: Monday, April 7, 2003, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 6, 2015

ANDREWS, Gordon Reese

Cumberland, MD - Gordon Reese Andrews, 82, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at his home. Born September 21, 1931, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Andrews was the son of the late Joseph Harrison Andrews and Myrtle Francis (Hott) Andrews. He was also preceded in death by a sister: Dorothy June Roy; and a grandson: K.C. A United States Naval Veteran during the Korean War, Gordon worked at several local businesses as a machinist, the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America, Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, and most recently, CES in Cumberland. He was a member of Saint Luke's Lutheran Church; the Fort Cumberland Post #13 American Legion; and the National Rifle Association. Gordon was active in football and track at Fort Hill High School, the Navy, and the Cumberland Cougars. Gordon is survived by his wife of 63 years: Nelda Jean (DeNeen) Andrews; his sons: Charles Andrews and wife, Carolyn, Cumberland, MD; and Mark Andrews and fiancée, Nancy McCormick, Ridgeley, WV; and his daughters: Kristi Jo Casteel and husband, Kenneth, Finzel, MD; and Frannie DeWitt and husband, Jeremy, Cresaptown, MD. He also leaves behind his brothers: Carroll Andrews and wife, Doris; and John Andrews and wife, Beverly; his grandchildren: Charles Andrews, Jr., Amanda Glass, Sabrina Brennan, William Andrews, Gordon Andrews, Reese Andrews, Garrett Snyder, Mikayla DeWitt, and Chase DeWitt; as well as five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor David Wright officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Adams Family Funeral Home Obituary, posted June 30, 2014
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2017


ANDREWS, James William

Winchester Va -  James William Andrews, 56 years old, a widely known bandmaster and tobacconist, is dead at his home here from tuberculosis, following typhoid pneumonia.
Keyser Tribune, January 24, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 12, 2010


Name: Mary Jane Andrews, 85, of Cumberland, MD
Date of Birth: Sept. 16, 1922, in Rowlesburg, WV
Date of Death: Monday, Sept. 24, 2007, at Sincerely Yours Personal Care Home, Cumberland, MD
Parents: Charles L. and Estella A. (Kitzmiller) Kibler
Spouse: Information not included
Predeceased by parents; sisters, Margaret Bolyard, Evelyn Davis and Loretta Wieland Shannon
Survived by son, John "Jack" M. Andrews, Lanham; daughter, Carolyn Thomey, Woodbine
Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Cumberland Times-News, September 26, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 9, 2014

ANDREWS, Mrs. Mary J. Thomas

Lonaconing - Mary J. (Thomas) Andrews, 92, formerly of Lonaconing, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at the Ashtabulan County Nursing Home, Kingsville, Ohio.  Mary was born July 22, 1915, in Moscow, the daughter of the late William and Bessie (Muir) Thomas. Joseph W. Andrews, her husband of 60 years, preceded her in death in 1994. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Stanley, Cecil and Gilbert Thomas. Mary was a homemaker who enjoyed nothing more than a family gathering that gave her a reason to cook for days preparing. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Sarai of Ashtabula; her son, Raymond W. and wife Sandy Anrews of LaVale. She is also survived by five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a special cousin, Margaret McVicker of Barton. At Mary's request, she was cremated. Arrangements were made by the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, P.A., (eichhorn-mckenziefh.com) Lonaconing.The family will hold a private graveside service at Laurel Hill Cemetery, in Moscow Mills, at a later date.
November 14, 2007; Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of John Keyes/transcribed by Genie)
Posted September 22, 2012

ANDREWS, Thomas E.

MOUNT SAVAGE — Thomas E. Andrews, 85, of Mount Savage, died Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the Frostburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Jan. 27, 1924 in Mount Savage, he was the son of the late Robert W. Andrews and Elizabeth M. (Rizer) Andrews. Thomas was also preceded in death by one brother, Clarence W. Andrews; and one sister, Gladys Smith. Mr. Andrews was a retired Sexton with Saint George’s Episcopal Church. Thomas was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church, the church choir, Chaplin of Kemp Lodge 154 A.F. & A.M., Mt. Savage Volunteer Fire Dept and the Old Rail Post 6025 V.F.W., all of Mount Savage. Surviving are his wife, Anna May (Simpson) Andrews; one daughter, Rebecca Jane Short of Danville, W.Va.; one step-son, Paul E. Werner of Fayetteville, N.C.; one step-daughter, Mary Ann Yutzy of South Point, Ohio; two grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and three great- step-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Sunday. Kemp Lodge 154 will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Sunday at 2 p.m. A Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated at Saint George’s Episcopal Church on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Elizabeth Webster as celebrant. Interment will be in the Saint George’s Episcopal Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded at graveside by members of Old Rail Post 6025 V.F.W. Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be members of the Mount Savage Volunteer Fire Company.
July 16, 2009, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2017


ANGELLETTA, Mrs. Katherine Smith, nee Loar

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Katherine L. Angelletta, 62, of 70 Armstrong Street, died yesterday at Lions Manor Nursing Home, where she had been admitted April 20. She had been in failing health the past two years.  A native of Vale Summit, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Katherine (Martin) Loar. Her first husband, Leo Smith, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Women of the Moose Chapter 914 Cumberland, a past senior regent of the chapter, and was a former employe of Frostburg Community Hospital. S u r v i v i n g are her husband, John Angelletta; three sons, Leo Smith Jr., Philadelphia; Emmett Smith, Morantown, and Gary Smith, Burlington, j W.Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Schullz, here; Mrs. Rosemary Whitacker, Vale Summit; three sisters, Mrs. Lottie McVeigh, Fort Worth, Texas; Mrs. Alretta Ross of Michigan and Mrs. Cora Scott, Oakland; two brothers, Olin Loar of Ohio and McKee Loar, Eckhart, and nine 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 and 7 until 9 p.m. WOM 914 will hold a memorial service there today at 8p.m.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Friday, August 5, 1977 - pg 11, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 22, 2010

ANGELLETTA, Mrs. Katherine Smith, nee Loar

FROSTBURG-Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Katherine L. Angelletla, 62, of 70 Armstrong Street, who died Wednesday, will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joseph McFarland, Lee Twigg, Richard Snider, William Carroll and Samuel Gray. A Christian wake service will be at the Durst Funeral Home today at 7:45 p.m. WOM 914 will hold a memorial service at 8 p.m.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Thursday, August 4, 1977 - pg 20, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 22, 2010


ANGLE, Mrs. Janet Caroline Jonosha

WESTERNPORT, Md. - Janet Caroline Angle, 74, formerly of 400 Spruce St, Westernport, Md., and most recently of the Egle Nursing Home, Lonaconing, Md., passed away Sunday, April, 3, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born December 28, 1930, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Carl and Adaline (Coyle) Jonosha. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Angle; a brother, James Carl Jonosha; and a sister, Lee Ann Jonosha. Mrs. Angle was a retired Pre-K teacher, having worked in Gainesville, Fla. She was a member of the Queens Point VFW #6775 Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Victory Unit #155 Ladies Auxiliary. She liked gardening, and enjoyed making crafts. Mrs. Angle was Catholic by faith. She leaves behind three daughters, Harriet Russo and husband, Joseph, of Bradenton, Fla., Janet Chanilall and husband, Chetram, of Flushing, N.Y., and Jennifer Raines and husband, Tom, of Westernport; one son, Mark Dawson and wife, Leslie, of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Maxine Raysinger and Eileen Poland, both of Westernport; and nine grandchildren, Natasha, Renee, Stephanie, Sabrina, Kevin, Tommelynn, Sarah, Wesley, and Kyle. At Mrs. Angle's request, her body was cremated. There will be no visitation. Graveside memorial services will be conducted at a later date at Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Memorials may be directed to the Tri-Towns Rescue Squad, Westernport. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements. Personal condolences maybe offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 4, 2005.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 9, 2015

ANGLE, Marie Determan 

“Marie D. Angle born in Westernport on March 21, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Marguerite (Noon) Determan. Her husband, William Angle, and a brother, John Determan, also preceded her in death. Marie was a retired registered nurse having worked for the State of Maryland Allegany County Department of Public Health, specializing in well baby care. She served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Mrs. Angle was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, where she previously served on the Parish Council and as an Extraordinary Minister. She was a member and Past Grand Regent of Court Sancta Maria #485 Catholic Daughters of America. Surviving are three daughters, Michelle Fromhart-Dent and husband Walt, of Baltimore, Rita Fromhart, of Atlanta, GA, and Paula Stephens and husband Terry, of Keyser; four brothers, Joseph Determan, of Westernport, Frank Determan, of Phoenix, AZ, George Determan and James Determan, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Sister Mary Juliena R. S. M. of Baltimore, and Irene Keller, of Westminster; and three grandsons, Kristopher, Matthew and Tyler Stephens. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Catholic Daughters will recite the Rosary at the funeral home on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Catholic Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. with Father James Hannon as celebrant. Interment will be in the St. Peter's Cemetery, Westernport.” 
[NOTE: She died in October 2000.  I do not have the exact date.]

"The Times-News" Cumberland, Maryland
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)

ANGLE, Robert Francis

"Tri-Towns, July 29. Funeral services for Robert Francis Angle, aged three years, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Angle, near Westernport, who died Friday night at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, were held Monday morning from St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, with interment in the church cemetery.  Rev. A. Scarpati, pastor, officiated.  Among those who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew  Angle, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Spratt, Mrs. Harry Eder, Mrs. Wallace Hutchinson, Mr. and Mrs. David Angle, Mrs. John Angle, Miss Florence Angle and Miss Pauline Spratt, Elkton, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reed, Mr. and Mrs. William Kelley, Mrs. John Beard, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Byer and Mr. and Mrs. Park Beeghley, Cumberland."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 29 Jul 1931
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted June 16, 2012


ANSEL, James

FROSTBURG — James Ansel, 66, died Monday at his home, 162 Center Street, following a lingering illness. He was the son of the late Charles C. and Julia (Perrin) Ansel. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sarah (Eisel) Ansel; a sister, Mrs. T. S. Eyerman, Cumberland, and a brother, Frank Ansel, Hagerstown. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. S. Elwood Settle, pastor of First English Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park. Pall bearers will be Arthur Bond, Donald Adams, Walter Rank, Daniel Wilson, Adam Kalbaugh, and Gurney Coleman.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 15, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2015

ANSEL, Mrs. Julia A. Perrin

FROSTBURG, March 25 — Mrs. Julia A. (Perrin) Ansel, 83, died last night at the home of her son, James Ansel, 162 Centre Street. Surviving are two other children, Mrs. Bessie Eyerman and Frank Ansel, Cumberland, and three sisters, Mrs. John Bruce, Sr., and Mrs. V. M. Clark, Pittsburgh, and Miss Lillie Perrin, LaVale. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Times, March 26, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ANSEL, Dr. Thomas L.

KEYSER, W.Va. — Dr. Thomas L. Ansel, 76, of 1265 Lynmar St., Keyser, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at the Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser. Born on Feb. 28, 1928, at Springfield, he was a son of the late William H. and Kathryn V. (Fields) Ansel. He also was preceded in death by four brothers, Dick, James, Brud andMike Ansel; and one sister, Dine Allen. Dr. Ansel was a retired optometrist, having been in private practice in Keyser for 47 years and in Piedmont, for 16 years. He was a 1944 graduate of Romney High School, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in zoology from West Virginia University in 1950 and from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1954. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Boyce Houser Post 41, American Legion, Keyser, Lodge 662, Loyal Order of Moose, Keyser, and Beta Theta Pi Fraternity in Morgantown. He also was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Keyser, and the Keyser Rotary Club, where he served as past president and was named a Paul Harris Fellow. He was also very proud of being a life member of both the American Optometry Association and the West Virginia Optometry Association. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Patricia A. (Parker) Ansel; his mother-in-law, C. Mae Parker of Keyser, one son, Henry L. Ansel of Columbia; two daughters, Sarah M. Jones of Keyser and Elizabeth Pearce and husband Kenneth of Westminster, four grandchildren, Parker Thomas Whiteman, Stephanie Lee Whiteman, Andrew Thomas Pearce and Carter Ansel Pearce; one sister, Betty Catherine Lewis of Wadsworth, Ohio; and a large extended family, which includes many cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Friday, Aug. 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Saturday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James A. McCune officiating. Entombment will be in the Potomac Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Keyser. The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the KHS Athletic Facilities Committee, c/o First United Bank, PO Box 250, Keyser, WV 26726; memorial contribution slips are available at the funeral home.
Cumberland Times-News, August 13, 2004
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 25, 2021


ANSELL, Mrs. Capitola King

Mrs. Capitola Ansell, 64, of Rockwood, died at home. She was born May 17, 1896, in Scullton, a daughter of Scott and Evaline Whipkey King. She is survived by her husband, Richard Ansell, one son, Rev. Richard Ansell of Gray, three daughters, Mrs. Robert Snyder, Mrs. Roy Pletcher, and Mrs. Glenn Kreger, all of Rockwood, one brother, Olen King of Apollo, two sisters, Mrs. James Green of Natrona Heights, and Mrs. Zine Said of Dearborn, Mich., one half-brother, F. C. King of Rockwood, and a half-sister, Mrs. Frank Gerhart of Littleburg, and 17 grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, July 21, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2009

ANTHONY, Mrs. Elizabeth George

Died - Tuesday, January 27, 1891, Mrs. Elizabeth Anthony, widow of Levi Anthony, ded'd, aged 85 years. Mrs. Anthony was the mother of a large family of sons and daughters to whom during her long life she illustrated all the Christian virtues. The funeral Thursday at the Presbyterian church, of which she had been a member over 70 years, was largely attended.
Published Saturday, January 31, 1891 in the MINING JOURNAL, Frostburg, Maryland on page 3, col. 3.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 28, 2015

ANTHONY, Mrs. Elizabeth George

Mrs. Anthony, of Frostburg, grandmother of Deputy Sheriff Anthony, of this city, died in the former town on Tuesday last of failure of the system, caused by old age. The deceased was 85 years of age and well known throughout the county. The funeral took place this morning.
Published Thursday, January 29, 1891 in THE DAILY TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 4, col. 3.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 28, 2015


Name: Harry G. "Mickey" Anthony, 65, of Chantilly, VA, formerly of Frostburg, MD
DOD: Saturday, October 14, 2006, Chantilly, VA
Burial: October 23, 2006, Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, MD

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 23, 2014


Walter R. Anthony Sep 12 1961

ANTHONY, Walter R.

Frostburg-Walter R. Anthony, 58, of 9 Standish Street, died suddenly last night enroute from his home to Memorial Hospital. A native of Frostburg, he was born June 29, 1903, a son of the late Reuben and Jean (Rankin) Anthony.  He was a life-long member of the Presbyterian Church, and was employed at the Kelly-springfield Tire Company.  Mr. Anthony was a member of Frostburg Lodge 470, BPO Elks Mountain Lodge 99, AF & AM, the Shrine Club and Maplehurst Country Club.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Nadine (Matthews) Anthony.  His 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 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday 2 p.m. by Rev. Emmett Goettchus.  Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Sept. 12, 1961, Cumberland Evening Times
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie)


ANTHONY, Rev William

Rev. William Anthony, a Methodist Episcopal minister, who for the past two years has been pastor of the congregations at Doubs, Point of Rocks, Jefferson and Middletown, in Frederick county, was killed Sunday afternoon by being struck by the tender of a locomotive on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, near Doubs.  Mr. Anthony had preached Sunday morning at Doubs, and in the afternoon set out to walk to Point of Rocks where he was to have preached Sunday night. Seeing a train approaching on the track on which he was walking he stepped over to the adjoining track, on which a locomotive was running backward to Washington Junction. He evidently was unaware of the locomotive's approach, and was not seen by the engineer, Elmer Cope, of Baltimore, or the fireman in time to avert the accident. The tender struck him in the back, and he was killed instantly, his skull being fractured.  By those who heard his sermon Sunday morning it was remarked as a strange coincidence that he had spoken of the uncertainty of life, and suggested the possibility that some of those who had met at the service might never meet again.  Mr. Anthony had been pastor of the Methodist church at Elk Garden and at Barton, Md., where he had many warm friends. He is survived by a widow and two children.
Keyser Tribune, October 20, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

APPEL, Gary Lamar Sr
Gary Lamar Appel Sr., 60, of Cumberland, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Devlin Manor Nursing Home. Born Jan. 28, 1939, in Cumberland, he was the son of Leo F. and Georgie L. (McFarland) Appel, Cumberland. He was preceded in death by a brother, George "Fred"Appel, in 1998. Mr. Appel had driven tractor-trailers for North American Van Lines for 15 years. He was a former member of the Painters Local, was Project Superintendent for Bank Builders Inc., and more recently had been self-employed, doing home improvements. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Jean (Robertson) Appel; seven children, Nancy Plummer, Middletown, Pa., Gary L. Appel Jr., Canton, Ohio, Jeffrey Appel, Everett, Pa., Jennifer McCullough, Flourtown, Pa., Wendy Appel, Orange, Va., Lloyd Appel, Cumberland, and Cameron Appel, Canton; three brothers, John Appel, Cumberland, Harold Appel, Ridgeley, W.Va., and Leo Appel, Cumberland; four sisters, Ina Rae McGregor, Cumberland, Myrtle Gay, Jefferson, Ga., Carolyn Meagher, Cumberland, and Patricia Maddy, LaVale; and 12 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, on Wednesday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. John Divico officiating. Interment will be in Prosperity United Methodist Church Cemetery.

d.o.d. Sunday, January 31, 1999; Cumberland Times Obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2017

APPEL, George
George "Fred" Appel, 62, of Hancock, formerly of Cumberland, died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1936, in Cumberland, he was the son of Leo and Georgie (McFarland) Appel, Cumberland. He was a 1954 graduate of Fort Hill High School. Mr. Appel was retired from the U.S. Air Force, where he had been the Chief Flight Steward on Air Force I from 1958 through 1974. He served Presidents Eisenhower through Nixon. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Appel and his wife had owned and operated the Appel Tree Inn. He was a member of the Cumberland Country Club. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Dona Jean (Brown) Appel; five sons, Gary Lee Appel and wife, Nadine, Hancock, Frederick Scott Appel and wife, Denise, Hagerstown, Steven Alan Appel and wife, Maryland, Cumberland, Mark Thomas Appel and wife, Patti, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Kirk Douglas Appel and wife, Sherrie, Hancock; four brothers,  Gary Appel and John Appel, both of Cumberland, Harold Appel, Ridgeley, W.Va., and Leo Appel, Cumberland; four sisters, Ina Rae McGregor, Cumberland, Myrtle Gay, Jefferson, Ga., Carolyn Meagher, Cumberland, and Patricia Maddy, LaVale; and 12 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, on Saturday and Sunday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Timothy McGregor officiating. Interment will be in the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery, Rocky Gap. Military honors will be accorded by the combined veterans honor guard.

Cumberland Times-News, May 16, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2017


APPEL, Mrs. Georgie Leone McFarland (abridged)

CUMBERLAND - Georgie Leone Appel, 91, of Cumberland, died Thursday, May 15, 2008 at The Lions Center, surrounded by her children. Born March 5, 1917 in Hazen, she was the daughter of the late John Bruce and Flora Myrtle (Welsh) McFarland. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leo Frederick Appel; two sons, George "Fred" Appel and Gary L. Appel; two brothers, Bradford McFarland and John B. McFarland Sr.; one sister, Flora Angela McFarland; three grandchildren, Randall Bruce Appel, Todd Andrew Appel and Melissa Maddy; one great grandson, Ethan Appel; one great-great grandson, Robert Christopher Appel; and a son-in-law, Galen McGregor. Mrs. Appel had worked at the Celanese Corporation and American Canning, Baltimore. She was a housewife and mother of nine children. Mrs. Appel attended Lighthouse of Hope Assembly of God Church. Survivors include her three sons, John W. Appel and wife Judy, Harold Appel and wife Jeanie and Leo S. Appel and friend Debbie Clayton, all of Cumberland; four daughters, Ina Rae Poling and husband Ken, LaVale, Myrtle Elaine Gay and husband Charles, Jefferson, Ga., Carolyn Jean Meagher and husband Carl, Cumberland and Patricia Maddy and husband Charley, LaVale; three daughters-in-law, Dona Jean Appel, Rawlings, Jean Appel, Cumberland and Shirley Appel, Cumberland; one sister, Jessie Sipes, Cumberland; one sister-in-law, Waneta McFarland, Fort Ashby, W.Va.; 28 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at the Lighthouse of Hope Assembly of God Church, 11507 Moss Ave., Cumberland, on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Nau officiating. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lighthouse of Hope Assembly of God Church, 11507 Moss Ave., Cumberland, MD 21502. Condolences to the family may be posted after Mrs. Appel's obituary at upchurchfh.com.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - May 16, 2008
Posted June 17, 2016

The funeral of John Appel, 63, operator of a local motor truck transfer business, who died of injuries yesterday morning at Allegany Hospital after he was crushed under an over-turned truck of furniture on Waverly Terrace, will take place at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from his home, 514 Fairview avenue. Services will be conducted by Rev. H. Hall Sharp, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran church, of which Mr. Appel had been a lifelong member. Burial will be in St. Luke's cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 2, 1931
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2015

Name: Mason Alfred "Pete" Appel, Jr., 71, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: Mason A. Appel, Sr. and Julia (Engle) Appel
DOB: August 28, 1935, in Gary, IN
DOD: Saturday, November 11, 2006, at his home
Military: Veteran of the U.S. Navy
Predeceased by: parents; brother, Joseph Appel
Survived by: brother, Teddie Appel and wife Dorothy, Baltimore, MD; sister, Sharon Serafin and husband Dasty, Amarillo, TX
Memorial Service: November 18, 2006
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2014


APPEL, Todd Andrew

Todd Andrew Appel, infant son of George F. and Donna Jean (Brown) Appel, of 603 Wilborn Court, Seat Pleasant, died yesterday at Andrews AFB Hospital where he was born May 4. Besides his parents, he is survived by five brothers, Gary, Scotty, Steven, Mark and Kirk Appel, at home, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Appel, city. The body will be returned to the George Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, June 10, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 25, 2010

APPERSON, Mrs. Dorothy Patrick
WESTERNPORT - Mrs. Dorothy Apperson, Morrison Street, died yesterday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, where she had been a patient two weeks. Born in Westernport, she was a daugther of the late Andrew and Charlotte Ann (Fazenbaker) Patrick. Surviving are her husband Ralph A. Apperson; a sister, Mrs. Lester E. Good, LaVale, and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Westernport United Methodist Church. The body is at the Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wesley Baker officiating. Burial will be in Philos Cemetery.
Cumberland News, 8 Aug 1970
(Courtesy of Kevin & Robin Larson)
Posted July 4, 2014


H. P. Apple, a Baltimore and Ohio track foreman, 50 years old, who resided at Orleans Cross Roads, was instantly killed near that place Saturday afternoon late by being struck by passenger train No. 6 and Herbert Roby, a track hand, was so badly injured that he died after being brought to the Western Maryland Hospital. Roby was only 17 years old. It would seem that the men had gotten out of the way of a westbound freight and had their back to the tunnel entrance when the passenger train going east suddenly bore down upon them. Mr. Apple was a prominent resident of this section and a great church worker. He leaves a wife and several children. The bodies were taken in charge of Undertaker Butler and sent home for interment after being prepared for burial. Mr. Roby was a nephew of Mr. J. A. Liaburg[could be Lisburg/Lizburg], of North Cumberland.
Thursday, February 1, 1912; Cumberland Alleganian
Posted August 10, 2019

 APPLETON, General J. W. M.

The funeral of General J. W. M. Appleton, of Salt Sulphur Springs, W. Va., who was killed by a young jersey bull on his farm, was held Sunday from his home. General Appleton, despite his age of 82, took pride in his vigor, which enabled him to perform many of his farm duties. The animal had escaped from the stable lot into the public road and General Appleton attempted to head the bull off and drive it back when it rushed after him, striking him with great force in the abdomen and pitching him high over his head, afterward trampling upon him. E. Don Ballard and David Dare ran to his assistance and after driving the bull away with heavy pieces of timber, carried General Appleton to his porch, where he expired in about 20 minutes from internal injuries. General Appleton served through the Union Army in the Civil War as major in command of a Union regiment. He went to Monroe county, W. Va., about 32 years ago and with his associates bought the Salt Sulphur Springs, which he since managed. He was made Adjutant General on the staff of Governor George W. Atkinson and had been a prominent figure in military and political circles. He is survived by his wife, one son, Jack Appleton, one of the editors of the Cincinnati Times Star, and two daughters, Mrs. Barnes and Mrs. Smith, of Charleston.
Keyser Tribune, October 31, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 22, 2010


APPLING, Mrs. Cora Bell Divelbliss

HYNDMAN - Mrs. Cora Bell Appling, 64, wife of Earl Appling, of here, died last night in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. She was born September 4, 1895, a daughter of the late Joseph and Cassie (Bell) Divelbliss. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Earl Sager, of here; a foster daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Smeak, of here; a brother, John Divelbliss, RD 1, Hyndman; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Twigg, Bowman's Addition; and Mrs. Leoda Shaffer and Mrs. Goldie Appling, both of here; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Hyndman EUB Church. Funeral Thursday, Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 22, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Name: Troy Lee Apsey, 49, of Cresaptown, MD
Parents: Alice (Sutton) Apsey and Robert H. Apsey
DOB: November 27, 1953, in Cumberland, MD
DOD: Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV
Spouse: Lisa M. (Tichnell) Apsey
Predeceased by: father; sister, Jenny Louise Stegmaier
Survived by: mother; wife; children, Autumn Adelene Apsey and Sutton Robert Apsey
Burial: November 29, 2003, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Cumberland, MD
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 15, 2014

Name: Ruth Ella Apter, 89, of Somerset
Parents: David Lee and Margaret Virginia (Dishong) Fodder
DOB: April 5, 1921, in Cambria County
DOD: May 10, 2010 at Somerset Hospital
Spouse:  Robert H. Miller, Kelly C. Jacobs and George R. Apter
Predeceased by: 3 husbands; brother Galen W. Fodder and sisters Dorothy M. Waldrop and Anna C. Bailey.
Survived by: son Rick Link Jacobs, of Garden Grove, CA and grandson Christopher K. Jacobs; step son Paul Robert Apter; and sisters, Margaret V. Menser and Mildred E. Berkebile, both of Somerset, Charlotte F. Spangler of Tionesta and Evelyn C. Hartman of Johnstown.
Burial: Somerset County Memorial Park.
Source: Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2014



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