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|Johnstown Tribune, 01 Dec 1897, Contributed by Sharon Trosan|
|SWARTZENTRUVER, Perry, a resident of South Fork, who had been a patient at the Memorial Hospital for the past three months, died at that institution at 7:30 o'clock this morning. The cause of demise was Bright's disease. |
Mr. Swartzentruver was of German descent, and was born fifty-six years ago in Croyle Township, this county. He was a brother of Samuel Swartzentruver and Mrs. John Fye, who reside near South Fork.
He is survived by his wife and the following children: William, D. J., Mrs. Minnie Everhart, John W., W. E., of South Fork; Mrs Mary Walker, of Dunlo; Nora, Pearl, Effie and Charles, of South Fork.
Mr. Swartzentruver was a soldier in the Civil War and spent some time at the National Soldiers' Home, Dayton, O. The remains were taken to South Fork on Mail express this afternoon for burial, which will take place on Friday, interment to be made in the cemetery at that place. (tombstone at South Fork Cemetery)