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SCHWAB, Joseph E.

    Johnstown Tribune, 20 Feb 1922, Page 9, Contributed by Lisa Baker


Relatives Come from New York in Private Car; Laid to Rest in Mausoleum


LORETTO, Feb. 20. – Funeral services for the late Joseph E. Schwab, aged 57 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Schwab of this place, and a brother of Charles M. Schwab, of New York City and Loretto, who died last Friday at his residence in New York City, were held here at 9 o’clock this morning in St. Michael’s Catholic Church. A solemn high mass of requiem was celebrated by the Very Rev. Father Ferdinand Kittell, rector of the local church, assisted by the Rev. Father John Hackett, assistant rector at St. Michael’s Church, as Deacon; the Rev. Father Tumney, of St. Francis College, as Sub-Deacon, and the Rev. Father Damien Segourn, also of St. Francis College, as Master of Ceremonies.

The Rt. Rev, John J. McCort, D. D., Bishop of the Altoona Diocese, blessed the casket. Among the priests in the sanctuary were the Rev. Father John Doyle, President of the seminary at St. Francis College; the Rev. Father James Graven, rector of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, and his assistant, the Rev. Father Kelly. There were a number of other priests in the sanctuary. The mass was sung by the Seminarians of St. Francis College. Interment was made in the Schwab mausoleum in St. Michael’s Catholic Church Cemetery.

The funeral party arrived at Cresson about 7:30 this morning, making the trip from New York City in a private car. They drove overland from Cresson to Loretto and the body was taken to the church. Among those in the party were Mr. and Mrs. John A. Schwab, parents of the deceased; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schwab and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schwab, of New York City. A large number of other relations and some of the deceased’s close friends from New York were here for the funeral. Following the burial the Schwab party immediately departed on their return trip to New York City.

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