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ROSS, Mollie C. (Feathers)

    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 2 Aug 1940, Contributed by Brian Cartwright

Name:   ROSS, Mollie C. (Feathers)
Death Date:   1 Aug 1940
Newspaper:   Johnstown Daily Tribune
Obituary Date:   2 Aug 1940
Contributed by:   Brian Cartwright

Services for Local Woman To Be Held Here on Monday Afternoon Mrs. Mollie C. Ross of this city, a resident at the Capital Hotel the past few years, died at 11 o'clock last night at the Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital, New York City. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Mrs. Ross left this city on July 14 for New York where she entered the hospital for surgical treatment. She underwent an operation on July 17. She was the widow of John W. Ross who died here 17 years ago. For the past 16 years she had been companion and friend to Miss Ettie Fend, who also resides at the Capital Hotel. Mrs. Ross and Miss Fend for many years wintered together at Miami Beach, Fla., and returned to Johnstown for the summer months. Bedford County Native

Mrs. Ross, the former Mollie C. Feathers, was born on March 30, 1876, in Bedford County, a daughter of Moses and Henrietta (Miller) Feathers. She is survived by a daughter, Freda, wife of Robert J. Shank of Shanksville, and one granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth, wife of William E. Mitchell of Shanksville.

One of 17 Children

She was one of a family of 17 children born to Moses and Henrietta Feathers and leaves the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Jethro Jacoby, Johnstown; Mrs. Sadie Campbell, Los Angeles, Cal.; Miss Julia B. Feathers, Johnstown; Harry Feathers, Seanor, Pa.; Edward Feathers, Johnstown; Mrs. Margaret Knight, Knox, Pa.; Mrs. Florence Williamson, of near Ebensburg, and Mrs. Walter Varner, Davidsville.

Mrs. Ross was a member of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church, Kernville. The remains are to arrive in this city at 8 o'clock this evening and will be taken to the John Henderson Company Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Rev. George H. Bricker, pastor of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery.


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