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|Johnstown Tribune, 17 Dec 1917, Contributed by Sharon Trosan|
|Johnstown Tribune; Monday, Dec 17, 1917|
Aged South Fork Woman Succumbs. Mrs. Rose O'Neill Dies at Arlington Hotel; Funeral at Cresson on Wednesday.
South Fork, Dec 17--Mrs. Rose O'Neill, aged 92 years, 6 months, and 3 days, one of the oldest and best-known residents of Cambria County, died at 5:30 o'clock last evening at Arlington Hotel, Railroad street, which is conducted by her son, Frank O'Neill, with whom she made her home for the last two years.
The deceased was born on June 14, 1825 in at Bellefonte, Center County. She was the widow of Felix O'Neill who died in Munster Township in 1896. Mrs. O'Neill lived at Cresson for many years. The deceased was the mother of 14 children, seven of whom survive.
Frank, mentioned above, Henry O'Neill of Cresson; Michael O'Neill of Altoona; Sister Theresa, of the Mercy Convent, Cresson; Mrs. Elizabeth Walters, of this place; Mary, wife of Samuel McIntosh, of Portage; Mrs. George Adams, of Cresson; Mrs. O'Neill is also survived by one brother, the Rev. Father Henry McHugh, pastor of St. Cecelia Catholic church, Pittsburg, where he has been located for the last 10 years. Before going to Pittsburg, Father McHugh was located at Wilmore for more than 20 years.
The body was prepared for burial by Undertakrer J. M. Buck, of Cresson. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning from St. Francis Xavier Church, at Cresson. Interment will be made in the Loretto Cemetery, where Mrs. O'Neill's husband is buried.