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ARNOLD, Delilah (Pringle)

    Johnstown Tribune, 13 Nov 1916, Page 15, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

Mrs. Delilah Pringle Arnold, widow of Andrew Arnold, died at 6:25 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Powers, of New Castle, aged 59 years. Mrs. Arnold, who made her home at Summerhill, has been ill from heart trouble for about a year and left home about seven weeks ago intending to spend the winter with her daughters, Mrs. Powers and Mrs. W. H. Steffey, the latter of Akron, O. The body was brought to Summerhill last night and was taken to the home of C. A. Pringle, a brother of the deceased. Funeral services will be held there at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon by the Rev. Arthur Ritchie, of the Summerhill United Brethren Church, with burial in the Pringle Hill Cemetery.

The deceased was a daughter of Joseph and Lucinda Ake Pringle and was born at New Germany, this county, in 1857, and was a sister of C. A. Pringle, of Summerhill; Mrs. Beatrice Holldane, of Oklahoma; Mrs. H. L. Wilson, of Altoona; Mrs. George Wyan, of Bethlehem, and Winfield Pringle of Altoona. Miss Pringle and Andrew Arnold, a well-known farmer of Croyle Township, were married at Summerhill some 30 years ago. Mr. Arnold's death occurred in 1911 at Summerhill and a daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Sinniff, wife of an officer in the United States Army, died the following year in the State of South Carolina. Both the father and mother of Mrs. Arnold died 15 years ago, Mr. Pringle in February and his wife in March.

Mrs. Arnold is survived by three daughters and a son, as follows: Henrietta, wife of W. C. Powers, of New Castle; Josephine, wife of William H. Steffey, of Akron, O.; Gertrude, wife of Homer Seaman, of Summerhill, and Walter Arnold, also of Summerhill. Mrs. Arnold was identified with one of the oldest families of Cambria County and was highly respected by all who knew her. She was a lifelong member of the United Brethren Church of Summerhill and was always interested in church and Sunday school work.

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