|MOORE, Henry, aged 71 years, a former resident of South Fork, died Saturday night at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Lang, 928 McKinley Street, Dale Terrace. Mr. Moore had been making his home with is son-in-law and daughter for over a year. He had suffered from bronchial asthma for a long time and was found unconscious in bed on Friday morning when a member of his family went to his bedroom. His death was due to apoplexy. Mr. Moore was the grandfather of Mrs. Jasper George, of South Fork, whose death occurred last Wednesday and whose body was laid to rest in the South Fork Cemetery on Saturday. The body of Mr. Moore was prepared for burial by the John Henderson Company and was taken to the H. E. Crissey home in South Fork yesterday. Funeral services will be held there tomorrow afternoon by the Rev. D. L. Headlee, of the South Fork Methodist Episcopal Church, with burial in the South Fork Cemetery. The deceased was a member of the Episcopal Church. |
The deceased was born on August 24, 1850, at Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England, and came to America in 1886, his wife and family following a year or so later. They settled in this country, where Mr. Moore was employed as a mine inspector for the Stineman Coal Mining Company for a long time. His wife, Helen (Nason) [Ellen Mason] Moore, died at South Fork in 1916 and Mr. Moore continued his residence there until coming to this city a year or so ago to reside with the Lang family. He was a brother of Mrs. Fannie Plum, of Grafton, W. Va., and of Joseph Moore, residing in England. Mr. Moore is survived by the following children: John Moore, Peoria, Ill.; Helen [Ellen], wife of John Lang; Miss Elizabeth Moore, of this city, a graduate nurse; William, Joseph and Charles N. Moore, and Mrs. H. E. Crissey, all of South Fork. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandsons: Donald and Forest Peel of Heilwood, and Donald and Jack George, whose mother died at South Fork last week.
Johnstown Tribune; Mon., Feb. 14, 1921 p15