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ANSTEAD, Mary Jane (Wertz)

    Johnstown Tribune, 13 Dec 1935, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

Name:   ANSTEAD, Mary Jane (Wertz)
Death Date:   13 Dec 1935
Age:   73
Newspaper:   Johnstown Tribune
Obituary Date:   13 Dec 1935
Contributed by:   Lynne Canterbury

73-Year-Old Woman Drops Dead of Heart Attack at Somerset Pike Home

Mrs. Mary Jane Anstead, 73, well-known Somerset County resident, dropped dead of a heart attack at 7:30 o'clock this morning at her home along the Somerset Pike, near Alwine's. She had arisen only a short time previous and was working in the kitchen when she was fatally stricken.

A native of Somerset County, Mrs. Anstead was a daughter of David B. and Susan (Cable) Wertz, pioneer settlers in that county. She was born January 15, 1862.

Her husband, William Anstead, died August 13, 1894. Mrs. Anstead is survived by the following children: Mrs. Emma Haynes of the Somerset Pike, Mrs. Ivy Wilson of 223 Worth Street and Arlo Anstead of the Somerset Pike. She also leave one sister, Mrs. Emma Miltenberger of Conemaugh Township, Somerset County.

Mrs. Anstead was a member of the first Lutheran Church and was affiliated with the Conemaugh Grange No. 1718.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Anstead home by Rev. Dr. George W. Nicely, pastor of the First Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, under the direction of H. M. Picking & Sons, local morticians.


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