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|April 6, 1934
Mrs. KUNKLE’s 82d Birthday Party
Mrs. George KUNKLE entertained at six-o’clock dinner in her home in
Magnolia street on Sunday evening, the occasion being the 82d birthday
of Mrs. Ellen KUNKLE. The tables were tastefully decorated in yellow and
white and flowers for the centerpieces. Twenty-four guests were seated.
Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Earle ESPY and children of South
Heights, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jenkins and son Patty (sic), Miss Yvonne
LEFEVRE of Midway, Harry MILLER of Canonsburg, Charles BERTHOLD, Jr., of
Oakdale. Mrs. KUNKLE received a large number of gifts.
Webmaster Note: Born about 1852
|Aug. 14, 1942
McDonald PA Record-Outlook
Celebrated 85th Birthday
Mrs. A. C. FARRAR of West Middletown celebrated her 85th birthday last
Saturday. In honor of the occasion members of the family and their
children gathered at the FARRAR home for a dinner that noon. Mrs. FARRAR
received many cards and flowers and personal greetings throughout the
day from her numerous friends.
Mrs. FARRAR located in West Middletown 34 years ago with her husband,
who has been dead for a number of years, and they conducted a general
store for many years. The store is now managed by the couple’s son
Homer. Mrs. FARRAR has one daughter, Mrs. Mary SPROWLS, at home, and
four sons, Roy, formerly of McDonald, but employed at Morganza, I. B.,
at home, and Donald and Homer, who live in West Middletown with their
All the members of the family were present for the birthday dinner
Saturday except two grandsons in service, Andrew, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Roy FARRAR, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy FARRAR, who is in Australia, and
Donald, Jr., son of the Donald FARRARs, who is stationed at Fort
Monmouth, N. J. Also absent were Mr. and Mrs. Ashley FARRAR and children
of Boston, Mass. Ashley is another son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy FARRAR, and
until last spring he and his family were residents of McDonald.
Webmaster Note: Born about 1857.
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