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Tuesday Evening, 11 Feb 1932
Patrick Carey, aged 30 years, a former resident of Roxbury, died January 28 in Cleveland, O., where he had been making his home for the last eight months. He was born and reared in Clearfield County. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maude (DeLacy) Carey; a daughter, Theresa, aged six years; his mother, a brother and several sisters. The funeral took place from the home of his brother, John Carey, in Cleveland. The deceased was a member of the Catholic Church.
Thursday evening, 23 Jun 1932
Prominent Young Moxham Student Became Ill Tuesday While on Visit
WAS TO ENTER MINISTRY
Herbert Plotts, of 662 Cypress avenue, Moxham, who was prominent in school and junior college work here for
the last few years, is dead, having passed away at 3 o’clock this morning in a hospital in Cleveland, O.,
where he had been since Monday, when he and Joseph Reiter, also of Moxham, motored to Cleveland to visit the
John Mitchell family, relatives of the deceased, and to accompany Frank Reiter home from Oberlin College.
26 Jul 1932
Kantner, July 26. -- Robert E. Berkebile, aged 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Berkebile, died this morning at 3 o'clock at the parental home here, ollowing an illness of seven months.
Surviving are his parents and these brothers and sisters: Dean and Charles Berkebile, both at home; Mrs. Charles Zimmerman, of Kantner; Mrs. Ward Braucher, of Stoystown; Dorothy, Mary Louise, and Janet, all at home.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in charge of the Rev. W. E. Wissinger, pastor of the local United Brethren Church. Interment will be in the Otterbein Cemetery. Undertaker A. C. Berkebile, of Hooversville, prepared the body for burial.
An argument over what man should be selected for Franklin Borough street work resulted in a hearing before Burgess Michael Sewak in the Franklin Municipal building last night and in the final outcome both the defendant and the man who was expected to be the borough's star witness drew fines.
Some time ago Franklin Council, acceding to the wishes of the colored people of the district that members of their race be given a share in the borough's work, appointed William Prather, colored, to recommend to the Street Commissioner, Andrew Bulna, the names of colored persons who should receive the work.
A few days ago Prather took James Howard, colored, to the scene of borough work and found Robert Armstrong, also colored, but not recommended by Prather, on the project, with the result that Prather insisted, it is claimed, that his man be given the work and the other man dropped. Some words ensued, it is said, between Prather and Armstrong with Street Commissioner Bulna "in the middle."
At last night's hearing Prather was charged with interfering with an officer and although he pleaded not guilty Burgess Sewak thought differently about the matter and fined the defendant $10 and costs, totaling $17.40.
During the testimony of Bulna, who denied there had been any interference, the Street Commissioner is said to have admitted that he did not confer with "Council and the Burgess," as a borough ordinance provides, on the appointment of the workers. This confession aroused the Burgess, who had previously warned Bulina to get his approval before filling positions, and the Burgess then assessed another fine of $10 upon Bulna for alleged failure to comply with the ordinance.
Monday Evening, 27 Jun 1932
Anthony L. Risbon, Aged 75, Native of Cambria County, Passes Away
ALTOONA, June 27.–Anthony L. Risbon, aged 75, of 222 Twenty-first avenue, died yesterday at his home,
following a long illness of a complication of diseases. He was a son of Garett and Veronica Risbon, and was
born August 11, 1856, in Munster Township until three years ago, when he retired and moved to Altoona.
Monday, 27 Jul 1932
Somerset, July 27 -- The annual reunion of the Louder clan will be held Wednesday, August 3, at Edgewood Grove. The committee in charge has arrnaged a program of special features for the occasion.
Kantner, July 27 -- Funeral services for Robert Berkebile, aged 22, who died yesterday morning at his home here will be conducted Friday morning at 10 o'clock at the Kantner United Brethren Church. The Rev. W. E. Wissinger will officiate. Interment will be in the Otterbein Cemetery.
Somerset, July 27 -- Funeral services for Dr. Perry F. Shaffer, a former resident of Somerset who died July 20 at his home in Jacksonville, Fla., were conducted yesterday afternoon at the home of his sister, Mrs. Viola Trescher, of 259 East Main street, Frostburg, Md. Interment was in the Allegany Cemetery at Frostburg.
Meyersdale, July 27 -- Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Brown, who died Monday morning at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Zed Hoar, of Front street, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Hoar home. The Rev. B. A. Black, pastor of the Amity Reformed Church, will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Patton, July 27 -- Funeral services for Dr. P. J. Kelly, who died Saturday evening at his home here, following a brief illness of pneumonia, were conducted yesterday morning in St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Father Henry O. S. B., was celebrant of the requiem high mass, with the Rev. Father Adrian, pastor of St. George's Church as deacon, and the Rev. Father Willard Farren, of St. Augustine, a s sub-deacon. Burial was in the church cemetery. Active passbearers were Paul Holtz and Oscar Binder, of Hastings; George Hoppel, of Patton; Dr. C. E. Overberger, Edwin Binder and Gust Leib, of Barnesboro.
Monday Evening, 22 Aug 1932
Mrs. Harry R. Miller, 41, Dies at Local Hospital; Burial Wednesday
Mrs. Freda Louise (Sann) Miller, aged 41, wife of Harry R. Miller, of Cessna, Bedford County, died yesterday
morning at Memorial Hospital, following an illness of typhoid fever. Mrs. Miller was admitted to the hospital
late Saturday night.