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Monday, 16 January 1928
Paredes James McGough, one of the oldest resident of this community, celebrated his 80th birthday anniversary on Saturday. He is enjoying good health.
He was born Jan. 14, 1848, in a one-story log house along the Old Portage railroad. This building was known
as the "half-way house" and was used by the late William and George Murray as a store.
Michael Zelak, aged 52 years, an employee in the local mills, died of pneumonia yesterday morning at the Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since Friday. The body was removed to the Zelak home, 310 McConaughy street, Cambria City, yesterday afternoon by Undertaker Baretincle. The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Milka Zelak. Funeral services will be held at St. Nicholas' Serbian Church at 2 o'clock tomorrow after noon with interment in the church cemetery in Middle Taylor Township.
Alex Scovinsky, aged 43 years, of Emmons, near Barnesboro, died Saturday evening at the Spangler Hospital.
Death was caused by a complication of diseases. He had been at the hospital about two weeks. The deceased
is survived by his widow and several children.
John Sorber, a native of Buckstown, Somerset County, whose health had been impaired for a long time, died
yesterday at his home, 407 Hickory street, Seventh Ward, in his 74th year. He had resided in this city for
many years. Mr. Sorber is survived by his widow, Mrs. Amanda (Lohr) Sorber; a daughter, Mrs. Edgar Giles,
Westmont; three grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Lucinda Stahl, Mrs. George Wentz,
Clark Sorber, and Mrs. Edward Rippley, all of this city; Mrs. Samuel Fair, Buckstown, and Harry Sorber,
Jeannette. A son died about 10 years ago.
Friends are requested to omit flowers.
Monday Evening, 23 January 1928
Mrs. John McGraw Called By Death;
Funeral At Church On Wednesday
Lilly, Jan. 23 -- Mrs. Jemima (George) McGraw, aged 67 years, wife of John McGraw died at her home here at
11:35 o'clock yesterday morning. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases.
Tuesday, 24 January 1928
Lilly, Jan. 24 -- Funeral services for Mrs. John McGraw, aged 66 years, whose death occurred at her home here
Sunday morning, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the local Lutheran Church, conducted by the
Rev. E. F. Brown. Interment will be in the Lillydell Cemetery. George Bros., South Fork undertakers, will
have charge of the funeral.
Carrolltown, Jan. 24 -- The funeral of the late Mrs. Magdalen Dunlap, of this town, was conducted at St. Benedict's Church Monday morning at 9 o'clock with the Ladies' Altar Society, of which she was a member, in attendance. Preceding the burial, a solemn high mass of requiem was sung, the Rev. Fathers Thomas Clarence and Raphael, O.S.B., local priests, in the sanctuary. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Berlin, Jan. 24 -- Mrs. Bessie Caton, wife of Frank Canton, of Allegheny Township, near here, died suddenly
at her ome about 10 o'clock last night. The deceased is survived by her husband and several children.
Funeral services for Mrs. Robert W. Lemon, who passed away at her home in the rear of 312 Washington street, Second Ward, yesterday, will be conducted at the Lemon home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon by the Rev. John Rhys Roberts, pastor of the Westmont Presbyterian Church, with interment in Grandview Cemetery. The deceased was a daughter of John Heidingsfelder of 201 1/2 Vine Street where she was born. [This is a partial obituary.]
26 January 1928
Harold Nale Badly Squeezed By Machine;
Funeral At Carson Valley
Vintondale, Jan. 26 -- Harold Nale, aged 24 years, of this place, was instantly killed about 11 o'clock
Tuesday night when caught between a rock-dusting machine and timbers in the Bethlehem mine at Wehrum,
Indiana County. He was badly crushed.
Tuesday, 12 Jun 1928
NEW PARIS, June 12. – Mrs. Hulda Penrose Coplin, aged 88 years, died at the home of Albert Penrose, at New
Paris, last Saturday morning.
June 12. – Mrs. Arabella Lingenfelter, wife of McClain Lingenfelter, died at her home at McKee Saturday
afternoon at 4:50 o’clock, death being attributed to complications. She was born at Hyndman, Bedford County,
the daughter of Jesse and Elizabeth Burket and was united in marriage with Mr. Lingenfelter 31 years ago.
She had resided at McKee for the past 21 years. She is survived by her husband and one sister, Mrs. Malinda
Pyles, of Hyndman, and five brothers–George Burket, of Buffalo Mills; Shannon, Brady and Clayton, of Hyndman,
and John, of Altoona. She was a member of the United Brethren Church at Hyndman.
21 Jun 1928
Charles Theodore Miller, aged eight months and a half died this morning at the home of his parents, at Nant-y-Glo.
Mrs. Agnes Cemer, aged 78 years, widow of John Cemer, died of a complication of diseases at her home here at
7 o'clock last evening.
Monday, 24 Dec 1928
ALUM BANK, Dec. 24. – Funeral services for the late William Wa?son Lingenfelter, aged 72 years, who died of
pneumonia at his home near here on Friday, were conducted this morning at the Evangelical Church, Alum Bank,
the pastor, the Rev. ? Richards, being in charge. Burial took place in the Pleasantville Cemetery.