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NEWSPAPERS from Washington Pennsylvania - INDEX page for Obituaries
Obituaries have changed drastically over the years. Early obits may have only
stated name, age at death, residence, and date of death (or reference to the day
of week), such as: (example only) John Smith, aged 66, of West Bethlehem Twp.
died on the 22nd inst. of December.
Since newspapers were one major method of communication within a community,
obituaries began to carry more information, especially for a member of a
"pioneer family," from a prominent family, or for the death of
prominent person. However, the first order of business was news items, so
obituaries were often shortened to use as "fillers" on needed pages.
Newspaper Obituaries from Washington Pennsylvania
|Obituaries of 1951 to 1960 from Washington Pennsylvania newspapers
Obituaries of 1971 to 1980 from Washington Pennsylvania newspapers - none
James Boland Banks, Atlasburg PA Funeral Notice 1967
Harold F. Cass, Sr. Mayview State Hospital supervisor of Lawrence PA
d. Tuesday, Aug 31, 1965
Stanley CHARNIK of Avella PA died Monday July 10 1967 Funeral Notice
Mr. Thomas E. Curran WWI Veteran born in Tiffin, Ohio died Monday, July 11, 1956
Walter William Curran
died Monday July 19 1967 Funeral Notice
Arthur Blaine DAY, A. Blaine DAY Funeral Home, Maiden Street, Washington PA
died Dec. 1943
E. DeLuca of Penn Hills died Monday July 10 1967 Funeral Notice
Mr. Paul D. Harn Bentleyville PA Coal Miner, Mine 60 died Wednesday, July 13, 1956
Hoover of Connellsville Fayette Co PA died Friday, May 19, 1905
John W. Jester died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1921
(Seese) Johns died Monday, June 16, 1969
Charles H. Lang died Wednesday, July 23, 1969
Mrs. Leona Obertach Mikulicz died Wednesday, July 13, 1966
____ Mumper of Midway PA died Wednesday, July 12, 1967 Funeral Notice
Mrs. Mary Natalini died Monday July
10, 1967 Funeral Notice
G. ROTA of Clarksville PA died Tuesday July 11, 1967 Obituary +
Albert G. Stech and Mary Russell
Barker, died October 1951
Mrs. Sarah Stoy (widow of Clarence
Stoy) died Tuesday night, August 31, 1965
James L. Taggart died Wednesday, July 23, 1969
Dusenberry Van Voorhis Funeral Notice 1967
John W. Warrell died Wednesday, June 11, 1969
Mr. Charles L. (Chase)
Zelt died Wednesday, July 12, 1967
Miss Daisy B. Zelt died Wednesday, September 1, 1965
Mrs. Elizabeth (Greer) Zelt died Monday, Oct. 10, 1921
Mr. Frank Zelt died Tuesday, June 17, 1969
Mrs. Jennie Lee Moore Zelt died Wednesday, July 13, 1968
Mr. Louis Zelt Former Washington Borough Council Member died Wednesday, March 2, 1921
Mrs. Martha Hellen Blackhurst Zelt died Wednesday, July 23, 1969
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