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Friday, 26 Jan 1934
page 28
Contributed by Christopher Gracon

Mrs. Annie Campbell Expires in Pittsburgh

Funeral Services for Octogenarian to Be Held in Local Church Tomorrow

Mrs. Annie Campbell, a resident of Morellville for many years, died at 10 o'clock Wednesday night at the home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Pittsburgh. She was in her 80th year and was the widow of James Campbell, who was killed in a railroad accident here January 27, 1899.

Mrs. Campbell was born in Ireland, a daughter of Jeremiah and Mary Callahan, who came to America about 53 years ago and located at Larimer, Westmoreland County. Her father was fatally injured about 1886 while on his way to church in Irwin, having been run down while crossing a railroad. His widow passed away in Morrellville in 1901. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell were married in the church in Larimer about 1881.

Mrs. Campbell is survived by four sons: Patrick H. Campbell of the Fifth Ward, Jerry Campbell of Morrellville, and John and James Campbell, residences unknown; three daughters, Mrs. Adolph Denk of Morrellville, Mrs. Edward Frank of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Foster Keiper of Walnut Grove, and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Kelly of Youngwood. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Columba's Catholic Church, where a high mass of requiem will be conducted by the parish priests. Interment will be in Lower Yoder Cemetery.


Monday Evening, 2 Apr 1934
page 17, column 7
Contributed by Gordon Grening

Mrs. Jacob Kreutzberger.

PORTAGE, April 2 – Mrs. Gertrude (Odenthal) Kreutzberger aged 51, wife of Jacob Kreutzberger, died last evening at her home here following a long illness. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Odenthal and was born in Allegheny County July 29, 1882.

Mr. and Mrs. Kreutzberger were married September 20, 1900. Surviving in addition to Mr. Kreutzberger are the following children: Charles of Johnstown, Dorothy of Vintondale, Mrs. James Barron of Dayton, O., and Frank, Gertrude, Catherine, Harold, Evelyn, Naretta and Lea June, all at home.

The following brothers and sister also survive: Albert of McKeesport and William, Mrs. Joseph Stager and Mrs. Bertha Wirick, all of Portage. She also leaves three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Portage Lutheran Church in charge of Rev. G. I. Uhler, pastor. Interment will be in Prospect cemetery in charge of Harold Buck, mortician.


20 Aug 1934
p. 4 (with her picture)
Contributed By Kelly Kendig.


Mrs. Hannah Head-Gage, Honor Guest,
Born in England 86 Years Ago


Mrs. Hannah Head-Gage, one of the oldest residents of the city, was the guest of honor at a social affair held yesterday for her at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Head of Barclay street, Sixth Ward, the occasion being the 86th anniversary of her birth. Mrs. Gage is one of the oldest members of the First United Brethren Church, Vine Street, and the Dorcas Bible Class of the first Ward parish and attended both sessions yesterday. She is affiliated with Flood City Temple, Pythian Sisters; is a member of the Past Chiefs' Association of the Pythian Sisters and also of the Central W. C. T. U., of which her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Joseph Head, is the president.

Mrs. Gage was the recipient of a lot of postcards of a congratulatory nature Saturday and today and received a number of handsome gifts from her relatives at the affair held for her yesterday. Mrs. Gage is the mother of John Head of Westmont and Joseph Head of Kernville. Guests at the dinner yesterday included Mrs. E. P. Garber, jr., and Mrs. W. Bennett Mitchell...... (the rest is not on my page.)


Monday Evening, 5 Nov 1934
page 17, column 5
Contributed by Gordon Grening

Mrs. John Carey, jr.

SOMERSET, Nov. 5 – Mrs. Kathleen (Purcell) Carey, aged 34, wife of John Carey, jr., died this morning in Community Hospital after an illness of a complication of diseases.

Surviving are her husband and these children: John, Patrick, Anna May and Edward, all at home. She also leaves her mother, Mrs. Patrick Purcelll of New York, and these brothers and sisters: Robert of Gray, Lawrence of Cleveland, O., John of Pittsburgh, Richard and Charles, both of Buffalo, N.Y., Mrs. James Boyce of Pittsburgh, and Miss Ella Jane Purcell of Buffalo, N.Y.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock in St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Rev. Father John P. Manning will officiate. Interment will be in the Husband Cemetery, in charge of Charles R. Hauger, local mortician.


Monday, 5 Nov 1934
page 17, column 6
Contributed by Gordon Grening

William S. Cartwright.

ALTOONA, Nov. 5 –- William S. Cartwright, aged 64, died last Friday evening at the home of his son, Roy Cartwright of Williamsburg. He was the father of Preston Cartwright of Blandburg, Cambria County. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon, with burial in the Philipsburg Cemetery.

John B. Closson.

ALTOONA, Nov. 5–John Blair Closson, aged 58, died Saturday morning at his home in Llyswea after an illness of 10 months. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Laverna M. (Buchanan) Closson, and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Edward Mulheron, Mrs. Alice Taylor, Mrs. William Gailey, Philip Marshall and Albert Closson, all of Gallitzin.

Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at the Carson Valley Church of the Brethren. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Harry Grater.

INDIANA, Nov. 5–Harry Grater, aged 39, of Blacklick, died Saturday evening in Indiana Hospital where he had been a patient for several days. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases. The body was removed to Blacklick for burial.

Mrs. Julia Washko

SPANGLER – Mrs. Julia (Lesock) Washko, 56, died at 3:45 o’clock last evening at her home. She was born in Austria on July 9, 1890. Her husband, Michael Washko, died 23 years ago. She is survived by these children–Mrs. Anna Ellian and Stephen, both of Ebensburg; Mrs. Mary Adaline and Michael of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Julia Heaps, Honolulu, T. H. and Mrs. Helen Clipper, Spangler. There are six grandchildren and three sisters–Mrs. Eva Libtak, Mrs. Mary Barnand, Mrs. Margaret Popelak; all of Philadelphia.

Friends will be received at the home after 4 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held Friday at 9 a.m. (EST) at St. John’s Greek Catholic Church in Barnesboro. Rev. Father Joseph Peniak will officiate. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of the Easly Funeral Home here.

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