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WISSINGER, Dennis


SOURCE NOTATION:
    Johnstown Tribune, 30 Jan 1941, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

 
Name:   WISSINGER, Dennis
Death Date:   30 Jan 1941
Age:   86
Birth Date:   1 Sep 1854
Parents:   Levi & Elizabeth (Wissinger) Wissinger
Spouse:   (1) Ida Horner; (2) Mary (Luther) Wissinger
Preceded in death by:   First wife (d. 1 Jan 1910); second wife
Survived by:   Children -- Mrs. W. W. Campbell, Curtis (children of first marriage); 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings -- Daniel, Cyrus, Mrs. Jane Lehman, Mrs. Elmer Constable, Mrs. S. T. Blough
Buried:   Grandview Cemetery
Newspaper:   Johnstown Tribune
Obituary Date:   30 Jan 1941
Contributed by:   Lynne Canterbury
Remarks:   2 Obits -- Same paper; same date
Johnstown Tribune
30 Jan 1941

DENNIS WISSINGER OF WALNUT GROVE DIES IN 87TH YEAR

Retired Carpenter Was Native of Johnstown; Services Saturday Dennis Wissinger, 86, one of the oldest residents of the Walnut Grove district, died at 6 o'clock this morning at his home at 1000 Bedford Street. He was taken ill about a week ago.

Mr. Wissinger was born in Johnstown on September 1, 1854, and was well known as a carpenter, from which vocation he retired some years ago. His parents were Levi and Elizabeth (Wissinger) Wissinger.

The deceased was twice married. His first wife, Ida (Horner) Wissinger, died on January 1, 1910. His second wife, Mrs. Mary (Luther) Wissinger, also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two children, Mrs. W. W. Campbell of 996 Bedford Street, and Curtis Wissinger, both born to the first marriage. Mr. Wissinger also leaves nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: Daniel Wissinger, Oakland; Cyrus Wissinger, Johnstown R. D. 2; Mrs. Jane Lehman, Hooversville; Mrs. Elmer Constable, Oakland, and Mrs. S. T. Blough, Wertz Road.

Mr. Wissinger had been a member of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church for the past 45 years but in recent years became a member of and attended sessions of the Men's Bible Class of the Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, situated near his home.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Wissinger home at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon by Rev. J. A. Robinson, pastor of the Walnut Grove church. Interment in Grandview Cemetery will be directed by Fred G. Geisel of Dale.

Johnstown Tribune
30 Jan 1941

Dennis Wissinger, 86, one of the oldest residents of Walnut Grove, died this morning at his home at 1000 Bedford St. He was born in Johnstown Sept. 1, 1854, and was well known as a carpenter. His parents were Levi and Mary (Wissinger) Wissinger. He was married twice, his first wife, Ida Horner Wissinger, died Jan. 1, 1910. His second wife, Mary Luther Wissinger, also preceded him to the grave. Surviving are these children: both to the first marriage, Mrs. W. W. Campbell, 996 Bedford St., and Curtis Wissinger of 1000 Bedford St.; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Brother of Daniel.

Member of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church. Friends received at late residence, where service will be held. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.
 

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