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THURSTON, Charles E.

    Johnstown Tribune, 11 Jan 1915, Page 13, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

South Fork, Jan. 11 -- C. E. Thurston, "Jerry" former Chief of Police and one of the best-known residents of South Fork, died at his home here at 4 o'clock this morning, after an illness of 11 weeks due to cirrhosis of the liver. He was generally known as "Jerry" Thurston. He served as a policeman for about four years, and for some time was employed by the Stineman Coal & Coke Company as a track foreman.

Mr. Thurston was 48 years of age. He was a member of the South Fork United Evangelical Church, and was an active worker, being identified also with the P.O.S. of A., the United Mine Workers, and Arbor Camp, Woodmen of the World. His widow and four children--Margaret, Maud, Herbert and John--all at home, survive, with the following brothers and sisters: William Thurston, of La Jose; Grant Thurston, of Barnesboro; Mrs. Sarah E. Lewis, of Berwyndale, and Mrs. Ellen Williamson, of Bordman, Clearfield County.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, in charge of the Rev. F. E. Hetrick, pastor of the South Fork U.E. Church. Burial will be in the South Fork Cemetery.
Johnstown Tribune; Mon, Jan. 11, 1915 p13
(Note: tombstone has name Crans E. Thurston)

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