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|Cambria Freeman, 24 Nov 1911, Contributed by Patty Millich|
|Joseph A. Skelly |
The funeral of the late Joseph Skelly of Ebensburg who died Wednesday night at 7 o’clock will be held at 9 o’clock Saturday morning from the church of the Holy Name in this place. The Rev. Father H. M. O’Neill, pastor of the church, will have charge of the services.
Mr. Skelly was well known throughout this section of the county. He as born Nov. 4, 1836 in Munster Township and was therefore aged 75 years and 18 days at the time of his death. He served with distinction during the War of the Rebellion, being a member of Co. G, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was a member of John M. Jones Post 556, Grand Army of the Republic. Members of this camp will attend the funeral services in a body.
As stated, the deceased is survived by his wife, two sons – Aloysius and Joseph A. Skelly Jr.; two daughters - Mrs. Joseph Urda and Mrs. John Stibolitski and three brothers. These brothers are John A. Skelly of Dayton; David A. Skelly of Derry and William A. Skelly of Portage Township. Mrs. Susan McDermitt of Gallitzin Township and Mrs. Margaret King of Johnstown are surviving sisters.
THE FREEMAN tenders its sympathy to the bereaved relatives of Mr. Skelly.