|WAR VETERAN CALLED |
George A. Grumbling Expired This Morning at His Home in the Twentieth Ward.
George A. Grumbling, aged seventy-one years, died at 7:10 this morning at the Grumbling home, on Leslie street, Twentieth Ward. Mr. Grumbling had been ill for over two years and a half with general debility. The deceased was born in Brushvalley Township, Indiana County, on January 19, 1836, being a son of Adam Grumbling, who resided in Minersville, this city, many years ago. George Grumbling was a brother of William and Adam Grumbling, who live in Brushvalley Township, and Daniel Grumbling, of Homer City. George Grumbling was a veteran of the Civil War, having gone out in Company H, Two Hundred and Sixth Regiment, from Indiana in 1864. One of his messmates was Thomas Dick, of the Fifth Ward, this city. Mr. Grumbling was a member of Isaac Decker Post when it existed in Morrellville some years ago. Fifty years ago next fall the deceased and Miss Elizabeth Wakefield were united in marriage in Indiana County. Eleven children were born to them, four of whom are dead. The following are living, together with Mrs. Grumbling: Sarah, wife of Charles McMillen, of West Taylor Township; Adam and George, of the Nineteenth Ward; Melissa, wife of William Rodgers, of the Twentieth Ward; Albert, of Allegheny County, and Howard, of the Twentieth Ward. The funeral will take place at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon from Calvary Methodist Church, of which, the deceased was a member. The Rev. Everett G. Morris will conduct the obsequies and interment will be made in Grand-View Cemetery.