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SETTLEMIRE-MOONEY, Ella D. (Williams)


SOURCE NOTATION:
    Johnstown Tribune, 25 Oct 1939, Contributed by Brian Cartwright

 
Name:   SETTLEMIRE-MOONEY, Ella D. (Williams)
Death Date:   25 Oct 1939
Age:   86
Newspaper:   Johnstown Tribune
Obituary Date:   25 Oct 1939
Contributed by:   Brian Cartwright
Remarks:   Mrs. Mooney, 86, Last of Family, Called by Death

Was Sister of Former Councilman Morgan L. Williams, Deceased

The last member of one of Johnstown's early and most prominent families passed on when Mrs. Ella D. (Williams) Settlemire-Mooney died at the home of her son, Cornelius Settlemire, in West Taylor Township at 6 o'clock this morning. She was 86 years old.

A daughter of Richard and Gwen Williams, she was born at Old Cambria Furnace, not a great distance from where she died. She was first married to Isaac Settlemire, who died January 19, 1904. Her second husband was Daniel Mooney, who died 12 years ago.

Mrs. Mooney was a sister of Morgan L. Williams, former member of City Council; Richard Williams, Mrs. Anne Findley, Mrs. Rachel Stombaugh, Mrs. Margaret McDevitt, Mrs. Betsie Holbey and Mrs. Mary Feeney, all deceased. Surviving children of Mrs. Mooney are: John Settlemire, 131 Barron Avenue; Cornelius Settlemire, with whom Mrs. Mooney made her home; Arthur Settlemire U.S.A., stationed at Fort Howard, Baltimore; Mrs. Gwen Evans and Miss Mary Mooney, Washington, D.C. Richard and Gwen Settlemire, other children, died in infancy. A son, Morgan Settlemire, died in 1915 and another son, Perry Settlemire, Spanish-American War veteran, died in July of last year.

Mrs. Mooney had been a member of the Cooper Avenue Methodist Church all her life, but in recent years had been attending the Evangelical Church, West Taylor Township. The remains of Mrs. Mooney were removed today to the home of her son John Settlemire, Barron Avenue, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, directed by Stephen J. Conway, mortician.

 

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