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Charles NIXON
(Easton Daily Express, Monday, November 3, 1902)

Obituary
Charles NIXON
, died at his home on Warren street, Firthtown, at 4 o'clock this morning, aged about 50 years. Death resulted from an attack of typhoid fever. Deceased is survived by his widow and one son, Edward NIXON, of Firthtown. Mr. Nixon was employed at one of the cement works below town and was a member of Sts. Philip and James Catholic Church.

Maurice M. NUSS (Funeral Card)

In Memory of Maurice M. NUSS
Date of Birth March 5, 1914
Date of Death July 9, 1975
Time and Place of services
Saturday, July 12, 1975, 2 P.M.
Rupell Funeral Home
465 Memorial Parkway
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Officiating Rev. George S. Bowden
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Final resting place Calvary Cemetery
Harmony, New Jersey

Orlando OLD & Ella DECKER
(From the Bethlehem Globe Index 1867-1890, not transcribed from the actual newspaper clipping)

Orlando OLD married Miss Ella Victoria DECKER, dau. of William and Rebecca, Sep 3, 1887 in Phillipsburg, NJ. By Rev. Ryan; both of Hellertown.

(*My note - Ella should be Ellen)

Mrs. Ellen V. OLD
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, November 7, 1950; Page 12) <view grave>

Mr. Ellen V. (DECKER) OLD, widow of Orlando W. OLD, died last night at the home of her son, Frederick W. OLD of Bethlehem R. 3, where she resided the last five years. She was 79 years old and had been in ill health for two years.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Rebecca (HERRING) DECKER.
Surviving besides the son with whom she resided are the following children; Dr. Marcus C. OLDd, dean of the Holstra College faculty, Hampstead, N.Y., Mrs. Goldie HEILMAN, Catasauqua, Mrs. Elsie RITTER, Bethlehem R. 3, Edna wife of Charles PHILLIPS, Inglewood, Calif., five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the J. S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 1601 Hamilton St., Allentown, with the Rev. Daniel Latshaw officiating. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery, Allentown.

Frederick W. OLD
(The Morning Call - Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; Saturday, Nov. 28, 1987)

Frederick W. OLD, 83, of 43801 Anvers Ave., Lancaster, Calif., formerly of Center Valley, died Thursday in Antelope Valley Convalescent Hospital, Lancaster, Calif. He was the husband of the late Leanna E. (HARTMAN) OLD.
He was a photo processor for The Morning Call fo 20 years until retiring in 1970.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Orlando W. and Ellen (DECKER) OLDd.
He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Coopersburg.
Surviving are a son, Walter F., with whom he resided, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. A calling hour will precede the services.

James Edward OSMUN
(The Morning Call - Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Thursday, September 13, 1984)

James Edward OSMUN, 89, of Newtown, Bucks County, formerly of Easton and Flemington, N.J., died Tuesday in St. Mary's Hospital, Langhorne, Bucks County. He was husband of Lucy (SNYDER) OSMUN.
He was a conductor for the former Lehigh Valley Railroad, retiring in 1957.
Born in Jutland, N.J., he was a son of the lat Franklin and Annette (SMITH) OSMUN.
He served with the Army during World War I.
Surviving with his widow are a son, Ronald E. of West Amwell Township, N.J.; a daughter, Mrs. Lucille SCHNECK of Newtown; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Flemington, is in charge of arrangements.

Daisy OVERPECK
(Source: Easton Express; Dec. 30, 1954 - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania)

Mrs. Cleveland OVERPECK
Mrs. Daisy OVERPECK, 74, wife of Cleveland OVERPECK, of Ottsville, died early today in Doylestown Hospital after an illness of about two months.
Born in Tinicum Township, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Emma HANEY EICHLIN. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Ferndale, and its Sunday school, and was a life member of the Women's Missionary Society of the church.
Surviving, besides her husband, are a son, Clarence, of Ottsville, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. Luke's Church, Ferndale.

Lillian A. PALSGROVE (Funeral Card)

In Memory of Lillian A. PALSGROVE
Date of Birth March 1, 1903
Date of Death November 21, 1983
Time and place of services
Wednesday, November 23, 1983 11 A.M.
Rupell Funeral Home
465 Memorial Parkway
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Officiating Rev. Jason Roan
Stewartsville Presbyterian Church
Stewartsville, New Jersey
Final Resting Place Fairmount Cemetery

Orazio PENNISE
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 14, 1961; Page 4)

Orazio PENNISE, 68, Portland, died yesterday in Somerset Hospital, Somerset, N.J., where he was admitted last Friday as a surgical patient.
He was born in Cataria, Cicily, and came to Portland in 1913. He was employed as a maintenance man by the DL and W Railroad.
Mr. Pennise was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Church, Portland, and the Graibaldi Society, Enrico Millo Sons of Italy Lodge, Easton. He served as a private in the U.S. Infantry during World War I.
Surviving include his wife, Mrs. Angeline (GUARERA) Pennise; three children, Mrs. Walter FREDERICK, San Mateo, Calif.; Mrs Walter WALK, Manville, M.J. and Samuel Pennise, Glenside, eight grandchildren, a brother, Salvatore Pennise, Easton and two sisters in Italy.
A daughter, Mrs. Arthur DEVIVO died seven years ago.
The funeral will be held at 9:15 a.m. Monday from the Hough Home for Funerals, Bangor. A requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent dePaul Church, Portland. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Clarence PETTIT
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, September 21, 1903)

Clarence PETTIT, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. PETTIT, of 610 Main street, this place, died at his home at Freemansburg about 6 o'clock this morning of consumption, after a lingering illness. He was 32 years old.
The deceased was a native of Phillipsburg, and always lived here up to about four years ago, when he moved to Freemansburg. He was well known and had many friends. He was employed in the Ingersoll works at Odenweldertown.
Besides his parents he leaves a wife and the following children: Russell, William, Olive and Thomas, the oldest being 10 years of age; also three brothers and one sister - Robert E. PETTIT and William S. PETTIT, of Phillipsburg; Lewis PETTIT, of South Bethlehem, and Mrs. James HOAG; of Phillipsburg.
The deceased was a member of Judson Kilpatrick Camp No. 233, Sons of Veterans, of Easton.


Ella Rose PETTIT
(Newark Sunday News, Newark, New Jersey, date unknown, she died on December 12, 1954)

In Living Memory of Mrs. William Petit
PHILLIPSBURG - Mrs. Ella Rose PETTIT of 507 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, died in Warren Hospital here Friday night. She was 55.
Mrs. PETTIT, widow of William C. PETTIT, was born in Holland, N.J., daughter of the late Edwin and Rachel SUMMIT, and had resided in Phillipsburg for 38 years.
She leaves five sons, Floyd of Stewartsville, and Robert, Elwood, William and Leroy, all at home; a daughter, Martha, at home; three brothers, Frank SUMMIT of Broadway; Thomas SUMMIT of Phillipsburg and Truman SUMMIT, of Carpentersville; two sisters, Mrs. Anna HUMMER of Frenchtown and Mrs. Phoebe SMITH of Huntington, and nine grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Doyle Funeral Home here.

James PETTIT
(Easton Daily Express, Monday, November 3, 1902)

Obituary
James PETTIT
died suddenly Saturday afternoon at Springtown, aged about 60 years. He was a former resident of this place, and was a brother of William and John PETTIT and Mrs. William YOUNG, of Phillipsburg. Besides these he is survived by his wife and two children, who reside at Stanhope, this state.

(*Note from me - According to my information survivors should be William (d. 1903), Samuel (d. 1916), Robert Jr(d. 1933) & Mrs. Sarah Young (d. unknown). I do not find any other mention of a John Pettit associated with this family. Possibly it is Samuel's middle name.)

Martha PETTIT (Funeral card)

In Memory of Martha Pettit
Date of Birth November 15, 1925
Date of Death October 25, 1989
Place and time of service;
Doyle Funeral Home
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Saturday, October 28, 1989 at 11:00 A.M.
Clergy Rev. Joachim Bakey
Interment Fairmount Cemetery

Obituary - newspaper unknown, probably Easton Express or Morning Call, she died on Oct. 25, 1989)
Martha PETTIT, 63, of 507 S. Main St. in Phillipsburg, died Wednesday in Warren Hospital where she had been a patient for the last month.
She was an assembler for OPT Industries in Phillipsburg before retiring in 1988.
Born Nov. 15, 1925, in Phillipsburg, she was a daughter of the late William and Ella SUMMIT PETTIT
She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Phillipsburg.
Surviving are two brothers, William PETTIT and Lee PETTIT, both of Phillipsburg.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family under the direction of the Doyle Funeral Home in Phillipsburg.

(Death notice)
PETTIT - In Warren Hospital on Wednesday, October 25, 1989. Martha Pettit, in her 63rd year. Private funeral services will be held at the Doyle Funeral Home at the convenience of the family

Mary A. PETTIT
(Source: Easton Express, Monday, July 19, 1909)

Obituary
Mrs. Mary A. Pettit
Mrs. Mary Ann PETTIT, widow of the late William H. PETTIT, died on Saturday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James HOAG, 106 Heckman street. Death was due to a complication of ailments. Mrs. Pettit, who had been ill for the past three years, was 63 years old. Besides her daughter, Mrs. HOAG, with whom she resided, deceased leaves these children: Robert E. PETTIT and William PETTIT, of this place, and Lewis E. PETTIT, of South Bethlehem. A brother, Stewart PRICE, and a sister, Mrs. Sarah TENEYCK, both of Valley Junction, Ia., also survive her.

Mary Alice (BARTOLET) PETTIT
(Easton Daily Express, October 17, 1876

Died
PETIT
- In Phillipsburg, October 16, 1876, Mary Alice, wife of Robert PETIT, Jr, and daughter of Mr. Lewis BARTOLET, formerly of this place, aged 23 years and 4 months.
The relatives and friends are invited to meet at the house, No. 943 South Main street, Wednesday at 2 o'clock P.M. Funeral services at Grace Lutheran Chapel. Interment in Phillipsburg Cemetery.

 

Mary PETTIT
(Source: 1799-1851 Marriages & Deaths Northampton County Newspaper Extracts - Vol. III - page 913- Democrat and Argus - Easton, Pennsylvania 1835)

Dec. 3, 1835
Died - This morning, Mary, a daughter of Mr. William PETTIT, aged about 13 years.

Phoebe Ann Pettit
(Source: Newspaper Unknown, Jan. 13, 1893)

Mrs. Phoebe Ann Pettit, wife of Robert Pettit, Jr., of 953 South Main street, died at 5:15 o'clock last evening, of dropsy and kidney trouble, after an illness of nearly a year. She lived in Phillipsburg since 1848 and was one of the original members of the Main street M. E. Church. The deceased is survived by her husband and five children: William Pettit, of Bethlehem; James Pettit, of Stanhope; Mrs. William Young, of Jersey City, Samuel and Robert Pettit, Jr., of this place.

Robert PETTIT
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Oct. 8, 1900)

Robert Pettit died at his home, No. 604 South Main street, on Saturday afternoon, aged 86 years.
He is survived by these children; Samuel, James and Robert Pettit, of Phillipsburg, and Mrs. Sarah J. Young, of New York. Two brothers, Samuel and Thomas Pettit of Hazelton, also survive him. The deceased man was a member of Columbia Council, No. 13, O.U.A.M.

Robert PETTIT Jr.
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Nov. 1, 1933; Page 8)

Robert PETTIT, Jr., aged 82 years, died at 5 o'clock this morning at his home, 604 South Main street, Phillipsburg. For 53 years Mr. PETTIT was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company and was retired a number of years ago. He was in the switch and signal service of the company.
Deceased, well known in Phillipsburg and hereabouts, is survived by a son, Robert J. PETTIT, and three grandchildren, Charles and William PETTIT and Mrs. George E. LAWRENCE, of Trenton. He was a member of First Methodist Episcopal Church, Delaware Lodge, F. & A. M.; Eagle Chapter, R. A. M., and Accho Lodge, I. O. O. F.

Robert E. PETTIT
(Easton Express, Saturday, December 2, 1944)

Robert E. PETTIT Dies Suddenly
Robert E. PETTIT, 77, of 405 Railroad avenue, Phillipsburg, died suddenly this morning while in a store at Heckman and Dirth streets, not far from his home. Dr. Russell B. STONE pronounced death due to natural causes. Coroner Edward BRILL was summoned.
Mr. PETTIT is survived by his widow; these step-children; John PRICE, Phillipsburg; Mrs. Lewis ALLEN, Easton; Stanley WEAVER, Philadelphia, and a brother, Lewis PETTIT, of Bethlehem.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Sons of Veterans, and Moose Lodge, of Easton, and Pride of Malaska Council, No. 100, Sons and Daughters of Liberty, Phillipsburg.

Stella M. PETTIT
(Easton Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Jan. 23, 1926)

Mrs. Clarence Pettit
Mrs. Stella M. PETTIT, widow of the late Clarence PETTIT, died this morning at ther home, 53 Wilson street, Phillipsburg, from a complication of ailments, aged 53 years.
Deceased is survived by the following children, Russell, William, Thomas E. PETTIT and Mrs. Olive YOUNG, all of Phillipsburg. Her mother, Mrs. John U. BACHMAN, of Phillipsburg, and two sisters, Mrs. William J. KRESSLER, of Easton, South Side, and Mrs. Mattie B. WALLBURN, of Detriot, Mich., also survive her. Mrs. PETTIT was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal church.

William PETTIT & Sarah SMITH
(Source: 1799-1851 Marriages & Deaths Northampton County Newspaper Extracts - Vol. II - page 776- The Whig and Journal - Easton, Pennsylvania 1849)

Wednesday, April 25, 1849
Married - By the Rev. P.D. SCHORY, on the 12th, instant William PETTIT, of Washington, Warren county, NJ, to Miss Sarah SMITH, of Oxford Furnace, in the same county.

William C. PETTIT
(Source: Easton Express, Monday, October 2, 1950)

William C. PETTIT, 56, Chief of Watchmen At Warren Foundry Corp.
William C. Pettit, 56, chief watchman at the Warren Foundry and Pipe Corp., died in Warren Hospital at 11:05 a.m. today after an illness of one week. His home was at 122 Jefferson street, Phillipsburg.
Mr. Pettit, had been employed at Warren Foundry for the last 25 years. He was born in Bethlehem, a son of the late Clarence and Stella BACHMAN PETTIT, but was raised in Phillipsburg and attended the Phillipsburg schools.
He was a member of St. Luke's Eposcopal Church and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ella Rose SUMMITT; five sons, Floyd R. of Carpentersville; Robert T., of Phillipsburg, and Elwood P., William L. and Lee R., at home; a daughter Miss Martha M. PETTIT, at home; a brother; Thomas E. and a sister, Mrs. Olive E YOUNG, both of Phillipsburg, and seven grandchildren.

Wednesday, October 4, 1950
Deaths
PETTIT
- In Phillipsburg, N.J., on Monday, October 2, 1950, Clarence William PETTIT, aged 55 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services on Thursday, October 5th at the Brill Funeral HOme, 145 So. Main St., Phillipsburg at 2 P.M. Interment in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 P.M. on Wednesday. - BRILL

(*Note from me - Clarence William and William C are one and the same. Seems he went by William more than he did Clarence)

William H. PETTIT (Funeral)
(Easton Daily Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvnaia, Sunday, Dec. 7, 1903)

William H. PETTIT died at his home, No. 610 Main street, at 3:30 o'clock yesterday morning, of paralysis. He was in the 66th year of his age. Besides his wife he leaves the following children: Robert and William PETTIT, of Phillipsburg; Lewis PETTIT, of South Bethlehem; Mrs. James HOAG, of Phillipsburg; also by two brothers and one sister - Samuel and Robert PETTIT of Phillipsburg, and Mrs. Sarah YOUNG, of Rutherford. Deceased served all through the Civil War with Company E, Seventh Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers. He was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg and was confined to the hospital for 18 months. Mr. Pettit was a member of St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church.

(Easton Daily Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1903)
Funeral This Afternoon
The funeral of William H. Pettit took place from his late home, 610 Main street, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The services were conducted in St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church by Rev. N.H. MARTIN. The pall-bearers were William FRAME, George KANE, George SCHOOLEY, James SMITH, Harry PRICE and Michael MOONEY. Interment was made in the Phillipsburg Cemetery.

Worford Lafayette PETTIT
(Source: 1799-1851 Marriages & Deaths Northampton County Newspaper Extracts - Vol. III - page 888- Democrat and Argus - Easton, Pennsylvania 1832-33)

Jan. 17, 1833
Died - In Williams Township, on Monday, the 7th inst. Worford Lafayette, an infant son of Mr. William PETTIT, aged 3 years, 11 months and 2 days.

Roger J. PFEIFFER (Funeral Card)

In Loving Memory of Roger J. Pfeiffer
October 15, 1975

Devoe Funeral Service
Washington, N.J.

Aaron PIATT
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 21, 1903)

Aaron Piatt's Funeral
The funeral of Aaron PIATT was held this afternoon from his late residence at Green's Bridge. The services were conducted by Rev. Charles WALDRON, pastor of the Main-street Methodist Episcopal Church, and Rev. J.T. PRITCHARD, pastor of St. James' Lutheran (Straw) Church. The interment was made in the Straw Church cemetery.

Harold G. PYATT (Funeral Card)

In memory of Harold G. PYATT
Born: February 8, 1929
Died: July 15, 1965
Age 36 yrs. 5 mos. 7 days
Funeral Services
Mon., July 19, 1965, 2:00 p.m.
Saylor Funeral Home
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
Interment: Cedar Hill Memorial Park
Allentown, Pa.
Rev. Robert H. Loucks Officiating

Thomas R. PYATT
(Obituary, newspaper unknown)

Thomas R. PYATT, 36, of 74 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, was found dead yesterday in his home
His death is under investigation by county medical examiner, Dr. Neumann G. MARLETT and state medical examiner, Dr. Edwin ALBANO.
He last worked in November as a steel frabricator for Ingersoll-Rand Co., Cameron Pump Division, Phillipsburg. He was employed there since 1963.
He was born in Easton, son of Donald PYATT, now of Delaware and Doris EPPLER PETTIT now of Stewartsville R.D.
He was a Navy veteran serving from October 1959 to January 1960.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his step father; Floyd PETTIT, Stewartsville R.D. three sisters, Mrs. Barbara SPENCE and Mrs. Nancy BRODHEAD both of Easton; and Mrs. Carol HOUSMEN of Washington.
Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The Doyle Funeral Home, Phillipsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Claire Serfass RADER
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, September 19, 1959)

Mrs. Stanley B. Rader, Teacher, Diner Owner
Mrs. Claire SERFASS RADER, of Effort, died yesterday afternoon in the Gnaden Hoetten Hospital, Lehighton. She was ill for four months. She was hospitalized Thursday after she was stricken with a heart attack.
Mrs. Rader was the sister of Mrs. Eva CUTHBERTSON and Wilbur SERFASS, both of Easton. Mrs. Cuthbertson is the matron of the Home for Aged Women, 1022 Northampton St.
Mrs. Rader was the wife of Stanley B. Rader. Born in Effort, she was a daughter of the late Jackson and Cornelia SHUPP SERFASS.
Mrs. Rader was a graduate of Kutztown State Teachers College. She taught school in Chestnuthill Township and Effort for a number of years. For many years she and her husband operated the Effort and Mount Effort diners. She was formerly the Effort correspondent for the Call-Chronicle newspapers.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Effort, where she was pianist and taught the Ladies Bible Class.
She was a past noble grand of the Effort Rebekah Lodge and has also served as a Rebekah district deputy. She was a member and past president of the Progressive Woman's Club of Saylorsburg.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, sister, and brother, are a daughter, Mrs. James L. HANNON, Effort; three other brothers, Milo, Hazleton; Daniel, Canadensis; and Paul, Denville, N. J., and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kresge Funeral Home, Brodheadsville.

Edwin J. RASLEY
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 14, 1961; Page 4)

Edwin J. RASLEY, 49, of Plainfield Twp., Nazareth R. 3, died this morning at 12:12 o'clock in Allentown Hospital. He had been ill one week.
A farmer, he operated an egg route in Pen Argyl and Wind Gap. Mr. Rasley also was a school bus driver in Bushkill Twp. and the Nazareth area.
An elder and treasurer of Pilgrim Holiness Church at Point Phillips, he also was superintendent fo the Sunday School. Mr. Rasley lived in Plainfield Twp. most of his life, being a son of the late Joseph and Martha BERGER Rasley.
Survivors include his wife, Rhoda R. YOUNG Rasley; two sons, John Y Rasley of Nazareth R.3 and George A. Rasley, at home; one daughter, Dorothy, wife of James KRESGE, Nazareth R.3; two grandchildren; one brother, Charles T. Rasley of Belvidere, N.J. R. 1.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Schmidt Home at Wind Gap.

Mary M. RASLEY
(Easton Express, Wednesday, October 4, 1950)

Deaths
RASLEY
- In Easton, Pa., on October 2, 1950, Mary M. RASLEY. Services at the Shillinger Funeral Home on Thursday at 2 P.M. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment in Plainfield Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday evening 7 to 9 P.M.

RAUB
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, October 26, 1916)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John RAUB. 123 Arch street, Bethlehem, West Side Oct. 15, 1916, a son.

Herbert RAUB
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, February 22, 1910)

Herbert RAUB died suddenly at Pleasant Valley Monday morning aged 24 years. He was a son of Henry T. and Amanda TRAUGER RAUB, who with a sister and two brothers survive. The funeral will be held from the family residence, 516 Broadway, Friday morning at 10 o'clock, with a private service at the house. Interment will be made in Hellertown Cemetery.

Mrs. Elsie O RITTER
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 14, 1961; Page 4) <view grave>

Mrs. Elsie OLD RITTER, 71, formerly of 128 N. 8th St., Allentown, sister of Frederick OLD of Center Valley R. 1, died early today in Cedarbrook, Allentown R. 2.
Born in Allentown, a daughter of the late Orlando W. and Ellen (DECKER) OLD, she was a retired employe of Leonard Manufacturing Co., Allentown, and was a member of Calvary Moravian Church, Allentown.
Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Goldie HEILMAN, Catasauqua; Mrs. Edna PHILLIPS, California, and another brother, Marcus OLD, Hampstead, L. I.
The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 1601 Hamilton St., Allentown, with burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Allentown.

Stanley M. RITTER, Jr.
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 14, 1961; Page 4)

Boy Dies, Was Burned By Anti-Freeze
A six year-old boy badly burned by an explosion of anti-freeze Aug. 21 died yesterday in Allentown Hospital.
Stanley M. RITTER Jr, of Little Gap, Kunkletown R. 2, had been admitted to the hospital three weeks ago and had remained in critical condition.
The boy and a friend had found a package of matches, stiking one after punching holes in a gallon can of anti-freeze in a shed behind the Ritter home.
The other boy has recovered from his minor injuries.
Stanley is survived by his parents, two sisters and two brothers. His maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond RITTER of Walnutport R. 1.
Services will be Saturday in the James Funeral Home, Palmerton.

Floyd S. ROHN
(Easton Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, March 31, 1892)

Floyd S. ROHN, the 11-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. Jacob P. ROHN, died this morning of scarlatina.

William RUCH
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, January 24, 1898)

Laid to Rest
William Ruch
The funeral of the late William T. RUCH occurred this morning at 9:30 o'clock from the family home, 315 Birch street. Short services were conducted at the house. Many persons, friends of the deceased and family, attended an listened to the words of comfort pronounced by the clergyman. After the ceremony at the house the cortege proceeded on its way to the Friedensville church, where regular services were held. Burial was made in the cemetery adjoining the church. Delegations from Washington Camp, No. 555, P.O. S. of A, of Springtown, and of Lappawinzoe Tribe, No. 154, I. O. R. M., of Bethlehem, to which the deceased belonged, attended the funeral.

Benjamin H. RUMMEL
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 14, 1961; Page 4)

The funeral of Benjamin H. RUMMEL, husband of Edith M. RUMMEL, 652 Main St., was held yesterday at 11 a.m. at the Steyers Funeral Home, 500 Linden St.
The Rev. Stephen BALLEK officiated. Burial was in Nisky Hill Cemetery. Friends were the pallbearers.

Dorothy Ruth RUPPERT
(The Morning Call - Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, May 5, 1993)

Dorothy Ruth RUPPERT, 71, of 3133 Jones Blvd., Palmer Township, died Monday in Easton Hospital. She was the wife of Charles T. RUPPERT Sr. They were married 43 years.
She last worked for the former Weller Electric, Palmer Township. Before that she was employed by the former Sobel Plastics, West Easton, and the former Transogram Toy Co., Easton.
Born in Easton, she was a daughter of the late George Gustave and Anna Zella (EPPLER) KEIM.
Survivors: Husband; sons, Charles T. Jr. of Palmer Township and David W. of Scotrun; daughters, Nancy J. of Scotrun and Linda L. IMBODEN of Palmer Township; and two grandchildren.
Serices: 1 p.m. Friday, Strunk Funeral Home, 2101 Northampton St., Wilson. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

(*My Note: this is the only time I have seen Zella Eppler Keim referred to as Anna Zella.)

Wilson H. SACKS
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, November 7, 1950; Page 12)

Wilson H SACKS, 69, Springtown, died on his birthday anniversary Monday afternoon in St. Luke's Hospital, where he was a surgical patient.
He was born Nov 6 1881 in Bucks County, a son of the late (Lebenus?) and Annette SACKS and was engaged in farming for 25 years at Springtown. He was a member of the Richlandtown Castle, Knights of the Golden Eagle.
Surviving are his wife, Laura (FENERICH) SACKS; two brothers, Milton at home, and Howard, Quakertown, and a sister, Mrs. Mary ROBERTSON, Allentown.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Steyers Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., with the Rev. Robert H. KRAUSS of Lower Saucon officiating. Burial will be in Martins Creek cemetery.

Julia (McNAMEE) SCHLABACH
(Easton Express, Wednesday, October 4, 1950)

Deaths
SCHLABACH
- Mrs. Julia McNAMEE SCHLABACH, of 113 Ferry Street, Easton, passed away at her home on Monday, October 2, 1950, in her 74th years. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Finegan Funeral Home, on Thursday, October 5, 1950, at 8:15 A.M. and from St. Philip and St. James Catholic Church at 9 A.M. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery, Easton. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday evening between the house of 7 and 9 P.M.

Clarissa SCHWARTZ
(The Globe - South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Feb. 24, 1917)

SCHWARTZ - in Lower Saucon township. Wednesday, February 21, 1917, Clarissa, wife of William Schwartz, aged 65 years and 25 days. They funeral will take place Monday, February 26, 10 a.m. Service in Lower Saucon church. Interment in Lower Saucon cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice.

Catherine SEIFERT
(Sunday Call Chronicle, November 3, 1918 covering mostly Northampton County, PA and Warren County, NJ)

Apparently recovered from an attack of influenza, Mrs. Catherine SEIFERT, widow of Llewellyn SEIFERT, died suddenly at her home, 238 Cedar street, last Tuesday night. During the day Mrs. Seifert had received a letter form her son, who is with the American army at the front, and this is said to have unnerved her. When she went to her room to retire, death overcame her. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Minnie CONDON, Mrs. Sarah CONDON, Mrs. Gertrude SMITH, of Phillipsburg; Preston and Alice SEIFERT, at home, and Private William M. SEIFERT, in France, and by these brothers and sisters: Mahlon THOMAS, of Phillipsburg; Mrs. Ida STEM, of Catasauqua, Pa; Mrs. Elizabeth LUTZ, of Warren Paper Mills; Mrs. Clara TRIMMER, of Phillipsburg; Mrs. Margaret SMITH, of Harmony; Mrs. Cora ANGST, of Warren Paper Mills, and Robert THOMAS of Phillipsburg.

Arthur J. SHIMER
(Sunday Call Chronicle, November 3, 1918 covering mostly Northampton County, PA and Warren County, NJ)

Arthur J. SHIMER, aged thirty-seven years, a well known resident of Phillipsburg, died on Saturday last, October 26, at his home 31 Shafer avenue, from influenza. Deceased was a draughtsman in the employ of the Ingersoll-Rand Co. He is survived by his widow and two children, Sterling and Ovetta, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James W. SHIMER, of Easton, and the following brothers and sisters: Ray C. SHIMER, of Bridgeport, Conn.; Mrs. Raymond MUTCHLER, Mrs. Harry HEATH and Chester SHIMER, of Easton.

SLANZYKEIVZ
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, January 24, 1898)

A child of Stephen SLANZYKEIVZ died yesterday at the family home at Second and Oak streets. Burial was made this morning in St. Michael's Cemetery.

James D. SMITH
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, September 14, 1959)

Prisoner Flees Jail in Monroe, Is Recaptured
Dashes Through Town, Gets To Top Of Fox Hill

James D. SMITH, 21, Baltimore, Md., was returned to solitary confinement in Monroe County Jail Saturday night after winning more than six hours of liberty in a dash from the jail on North Seventh street, Stroudsburg.
SMITH had been a problem prisoner since his commitment on burglary charges last May. Confined alone in a bare cell since he started a fire on July 4, he was allowed to leave the cell on Saturday to take a shower and clean up. It was nearly time for him to be returned to his cell when he made his break for freedom.
SMITH and another prisoner, Fred GILBERT, 24, of Memphis, Tenn., "mousetrapped" Deputy Sheriff Paul ALBERTSON at the main entrance to the cell block at ALBERTSON was returning a trusty to his cell. While ALBERTSON and Leonard BENALDI, another deputy struggled to hold GILBERT, SMITH bulled his way past them, ran to the front door of the jail and disappeared.
ALBERTSON suffered cuts and bruises of the arm during the (continued on page 16 col 6)

(*The rest of this article did not make it on the page that I copied since it was not my main focus. But I thought it might be of some interest to someone. You could probably request the article to be copied through the Easton Area Public Library.)

John C. SMITH
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, March 14, 1929)

Trooper Smith again Aids In Capture Of Gunman
Trooper John C. SMITH, of the Swedesboro barracks, son of Mrs. Mary SMITH of 134 Sitgreaves street, is receiving the congratulations of his fellow officers, for his participation in the recent capture of Edward C. HARLING, a Philadelphia gunman, charged with the murder of a Baltimore mand and the robberty of 11(?) store holdups in Philadelphia and vicinity.
HARLING in 12 year of age. He was captured in a boathouse at Almonesson, N. J.. He bore a partly healed bullet wound, suffered when he escapted from Philadelphia officers after his arrest in that city several weeks ago.
Trooper SMITH also aided in the arrest of two other Philadelphia gunmen a few weeks ago. The machine in which they were riding when captured, was loaded with machine guns, shotguns, rifles and ammunition.

(*My note - I type what they wrote, the article said he was 12 years old)

Phoebe R. SMITH
(Obituary, newspaper unknown, 1996)

Phoebe R. SMITH, Phillipsburg resident
Phoebe R. SMITH, 92, of 656 Carpentersville Road, Phillipsburg, died Saturday, July 6, in Warren Hospital where she had been a patient for a month.
She was employed by Electric Sanitary Laundry in Easton for 40 years, retiring in 1982. Prior to that she was a floor lady for Easton Laundry.
Born Aug. 24, 1903, in Mildord, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Rachel LIPPINCOTT SUMMITT. She was a resident of the Phillipsburg area since 1953.
She was a memeber of the Stewartsville Lutheran Church.
Her husband, Kenneth, died March 13, 1959.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Services and burial will be private.
There will be no calling hours.
The Doyle Funeral Home, 535 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, is in charge of arrangements.

William J. SMITH, Sr.
(Source: Easton Express, Monday, October 2, 1950)

Funeral Service Held For William J. SMITH Sr.
Funeral services for William J. (DYNAMITE) SMITH, Sr., 44 who died Thursday morning at his home, 41 East High street, Nazareth, were held on Saturday in the Bartholomew funeral home, Nazareth. Mr. SMITH, an employee of the DuPont Co., was district commissioner of the Boy Scouts in the Nazareth area.
Boy Scouts and Boy Scout executives conducted the services. Active pallbearers were w. D. RUHF, Leo and Russell SHOOK, George SUTER, Lester SCOTT Jr., Millard RICE and V. C. KELLER. Honorary bearers were W. S. CULPEPPER Jr., R. BARBER, R. M. LEE, Karl MILLER, Michael FISHER, Samuel REAM, Samuel DANNECKER, R. WILSON, H. HAHN, Charles KING and D. PHILLMAN.

William T. SMITH
(Source: Easton Express; Thursday, Dec. 30, 1954 - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania)

Mass for Mr. SMITH
Requiem Mass for William T. SMITH, of 45 Fox St., Phillipsburg, was celebrated this morning in Sts. Philip and James Catholic Church, Phillipsburg. Mr. SMITH died Tuesday in Warren Hospital.
The Rev. John J. REILLY was the celebrant. Interment was in New Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. Francis J. JANOS offered the prayers at the grave.
Pallbearers were Walter WARD, John ROERTY, Joseph DEVLIN and John KREUTZER.

Edward E. SNYDER
(Easton Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1922)

Edward E. SNYDER, 61 years old, died this morning at 9:45 o'clock in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, where he was operated upon yesterday, Mr. Snyder resided at 235 Morris street. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. Hope T.M. RITTER and Mrs. Frank CLINE, of Allentown; Mrs. William B. JONES and Miss Mabel SNYDER, of Easton; Mrs. Walter EPPLER, of Phillipsburg, and Russell SNYDER of Phillipsburg, and Leland SNYDER, of Pittsburgh, Pa. Deceased was a former resident of Riegelsville, and during the time he resided in Phillipsburg he followed the occupation of a painter. He was a member of the Riegelsville Lutheran church.

Floyd L. SNYDER & Lillian DECKER
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, January 7, 1910)

Miss Lillian DECKER, daughter of Mr and Mrs Hilorius DECKER, North Bethlehem and Floyd L. SNYDER of West Side were quietly married on Jan. 1, 1910 by Rev. T.C. STROCK at the laters residence 405 North Linden St. Bethlehem. The brides parents were present at the ceremony.

Leonard F. SNYDER
(The Morning Call - Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000)

Leonard Floyd SNYDER, 83, of 617B Ramblewood Lane, Freemansburg, died Wed., Nov. 1, in the Visiting Nurses Association Hospice at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill.
He was a distribution technician for the city of Easton for many years before retiring.
Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Floyd and Lillian (DECKER) SNYDER.
He was a member of the United Church of Christ.
He was a member of the Grover Cleveland Democratic Club and the Jeffs and Rittersville Fire companies.
Survivors: Son, Gary D. of Bethlehem; three grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Cary D.
Services: Private. No calling hours. Arrangements, David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie.
Contributions: VNA Hospite of Eastern Pa. or to the family, both in Bethlehem.

Mary Catherine SNYDER
(Easton Express; Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1948 - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania)

Mrs. Edward E. SNYDER
Mrs. Mary Catherine SNYDER, 83, a native of Riegelsville, died at 5:20 a.m. today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hope RITTER, of Allentown R.D. She had been in failing health about a year.
Mrs. SNYDER was a daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah RAUB BOUGHER. She formerly lived in Phillipsburg, and more recently had made her home with Mrs. RITTER and another daughte, Mrs. Frank CLINE, of Allentown. Mrs. SNYDER was the widow of Edward E. SNYDER.
Surviving, in addition to the two daughters, are two other daughters, Mrs. Mabel LEE, of Paterson, N.J., and Mrs. Lucy OSMUN, of Flemington N.J. and two sons, Russell SNYDER, of Hagerstown, Md., and Leland SNYDER, of Pittsburgh.
The funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. from the Shillinger funeral home, in Easton. Interment will be in Riegelsville cemetery.

Elizabeth H. SPAHN
(The Globe of Bethlehem - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh & Northampton Counties; March 14, 1900)

Elizabeth H. SPAHN, a much respected young lady resident of Rittersville, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. C.H. LEITH, Rittersville. The cause of death was pulmonary trouble, from which she had suffered for some time. The funeral, private, will be held on Monday morning next at 10 o'clock. Services will be held at the house, after which the cortege will proceed to Allentown, shence it will leave on the 11:37 a.m. Central Railroad train for Mauch Chunk, where interment will be made.

Squire Held Police Court
(Easton Daily Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1903)

'Squire VAN BILLIARD held police court this morning in the absence of the Mayor. Frank SAYER, arrested for disorderly conduct, was given a hearing and was fined $5 and costs. In default of the payment he was sent to jail for three days.

Edwin SUMMITT
(Sunday Call Chronicle, November 3, 1918 covering mostly Northampton County, PA and Warren County, NJ)

Ill with heart failure, Edwin SUMMITT, aged fifty-four years, died at an early hour last Tuesday morning, at his home, 480 South Main street. Deceased was a native of Bucks county and had resided here but a short time. He was employed at the Ingersoll-Rand plant. Deceased is survived by his widow and the following children: Russell and George SUMMITT in France; Frank SUMMITT, Mrs. William PETTIT, May, Phoebe, Thomas and Truman SUMMITT. of Phillipsburg, and Mrs. Floyd HURMER, of Milford.

*My Notes: Mrs. William Pettitt (should be Pettit) is Ella Rose and Mrs. Floyd Hurmer (should be Hummer) is Anna Elizabeth. Widow is Rachel (nee Lippincott).

Rachel K. SUMMITT
(Easton Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, October 24, 1940)

Mrs. Edwin SUMMITT, 73 years old, widow of Edwin SUMMITT, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary STORMS, 6 Jersey street, Phillipsburg.
Besides Mrs. STORMS, Mrs. SUMMITT is survived by the following sons and daughters: Russell, George S., Frank, Thomas SUMMITT; Mrs. William PETTIT, Phillipsburg; Mrs. Floyd HUMMER, of Frenchtown; Mrs. Kenneth SMITH, of Easton, and Truman SUMMITT, of Bloomsbury; four brothers and two sisters, Harry LIPPINCOTT, Phillipsburg; Mrs. Mary DILLON, Riegelsville, Pa; James LIPPINCOTT, Mrs. William SULSER, Albertus LIPPINCOTT, Philadelphia, and Frederick LIPPINCOTT, of Brainards. She was member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church at Riegelsville.

*My Notes: maiden name Lippincott.

Emily Cora SUTTON (Funeral Card)

In Memory of Emily Cora SUTTON
Date of Birth March 26, 1894
Date of Death May 21, 1972
Place and Time of Service
Thursday, May 25, 1972, at 2:00 p.m.
DOYLE FUNERAL HOME
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Officiating Clergyman Rev. Richard Ruth
Place of Interment Phillipsburg Cemetery

Joseph SWARTLEY
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; March 31, 1892)

Joseph SWARTLEY, a director of the First National Bank at Lansdale and a farmer of New Britian, Bucks county, died at Halstead, Kansas, last Saturday, at the house of a son whom he was visiting.

Philip SWEENEY
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, March 4, 1908)

Philip SWEENEY died of pneumonia at his home in South Bethlehem yesterday, aged 44 years. The funeral will be held on Friday at 9:30 o'clock.

Rose V. TILTON
(Source: Easton Express; Thursday, Dec. 30, 1954 - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania)

Tilton Funeral
Services were held this afternoon at the Hagerty Funeral Home, Phillipsburg, for Mrs. Rose V. TILTON, 81, who died Monday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. INSCHO, of 230 Hudson St., Phillipsburg.
Mrs. Tilton was the widow of Frank L. TILTON and had resided at the INSCHO home. The Rev. Virgil E. MABRY, pastor of Wesley Methodist Church, Phillipsburg, officiated, and interment was in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Pallbearers were Paul INSCHO, Frank WILL, John OPDYKE, Franklin TINSMAN, Charles TINSMAN and Robert YOUPS.

Mrs. Amelia TRAPP
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, May 16, 1910)

The funeral of Amelia, widow of the late Harrison TRAPP, was held from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Edwin WEIL, 16 Fiot Street, Saturday afternoon. A service was held at the house by Rev. J.O. LEIBENSPERGER. Interment was made in Nisky Hill Cemetery. The pallbearers were Barnet FELKER, August SCHULTZ, W.H. TRYTHALL, Levi HEMMERLY, Benjamin SWARTZ and John BARNOTT.

George A. TRAPP & Mamie RISHEL
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, September 12, 1911)

George A. TRAPP and Miss Mamie RISHEL of Bethlehem were united in marriage Saturday evening at 7 o'clock at the parsonage of the First Reformed Church by Rev. D.B. CLARK.

Edmund F. UEBERROTH
(The Globe of Bethlehem - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh & Northampton Counties, March 14, 1900)

Edmund F. Ueberroth
The remains of the late Edmund F. UEBERROTH, who died on last Saturday, were laid to rest yesterday afternoon in Jerusalem Cemetery, Salisbury. The cortege left the home of the deceased's daughter, Miss Ida UEBERROTH, No. 711 Wyandotte street, and proceeded to Jerusalem Church, where services were held. The cortege was largely attended by relatives and friends. The pallbearers were Samuel KLOTZ, Barnet BELKER, Samuel WAGNER, Owen MOHR, R.J. RASELY and Christian DOSTER.
In the obituary, printed on Saturday, the names of the deceased's sons, James and Levin, were accidentally omitted. Mention is made of this oversight in justice to the members of the deceased's family.

Nancy Ann ULICNY
(The Morning Call - Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; April 2001)

Nancy Ann Ulicny, cafeteria worker
Nancy Ann Ulicny, 65, of Bethlehem died Tuesday, April 3, in ManorCare Health Services I, Bethlehem.
She was a cafeteria worker at Oasis in St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem for 15 years. Before that, she was a cafeteria worker for the Bethlehem Area School District for 20 years.
Born Nov. 4, 1935, in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frederick DECKER and Agnes DISKANET-DECKER-BUSH.
She was a member of Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in Bethlehem.
Her husband, John S., died earlier.
She is survived by a daughter, Doreen VIDONYA of Bethlehem; a sister, Laura HUDAK of Bethlehem; and four grandchildren.
A brother, Andrew, died earlier.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in the church, 730 W. Broad St., Bethlehem. Call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Holy Saviour Cemetery in Bethlehem.
The family requests memorials to the charity of one's choice.

Amy E. VAN CAMP
(Easton Express, Saturday, December 2, 1944)

Mrs. George VAN CAMP
Mrs. Amy E. VAN CAMP, 67, wife of George VAN CAMP, died yesterday at her home at Grandin, after an illness of four months. She was born at Lebanon, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilson HANN, who later moved to Hampton. Mrs. VAN CAMP spent her entire life in that vicinity. She was a member of the Methodist Church at Allerton.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by nine children, Harry VAN CAMP, Phillipsburg; Wilson VAN CAMP, Sunnyside; George VAN CAMP Jr, at home; Joseph VAN CAMP, Clinton; Richard VAN CAMP, Newark; Mrs. Blanche DEEMER, and Mrs. Robert WILLEVER, Phillipsburg; Mrs. Jennie WALKER, Jutland, and Mrs. Bertha PRICE, at home, and by two sisters, Mrs. Bertha KARABINUS, Phillipsburg, and Mrs. Harry OAKES, Washington.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Brokaw funeral home, Lebanon, in charge of the Rev. Herman J. KNICHEL, pastor of Stanton Reformed Church and interment will be in Mt. Peace cemetery, Allerton.

Frank VELOCHAN
(Easton Express, Monday, July 15, 1929)

Funeral of Frank VELOCHAN
Funeral services for Frank Velochan were conducted this afternoon in St. Mary's Catholic church, Alpha, friends of the deceased serving as the pallbearers, and interment was made in St. Mary's cemetery. There were numerous beautiful floral tributes. The man was almost instantly killed Saturday afternoon when struck in the head by a rock thrown in a blast in a quarry of the Vulcanite Cement Company, Alpha.

Melissa May VLIET
(Sunday Call Chronicle, November 3, 1918 covering mostly Northampton County, PA and Warren County, NJ)

Mrs. Melissa MAY, aged thirty-six years, wife of Harry VLIET, died last Tuesday morning at her home, 162 South Main street. She had resided in Phillipsburg for the last ten years. Deceased is survived by her husband and four children - Harold BEATTY and Donald HEATH, Clara FRANCES and Elizabeth Helen VLIET, and by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John FOX, of Phillipsburg.

Edward Frederick VOIGHT
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1922)

Edward Frederick VOIGHT, 40 years old, died at 10 o'clock Saturday night at the home of his mother. Mrs. Amelia VOIGHT, 800 Pine street, from a complication of ailments, following an illness of four years. Besides his mother the deceased is survived by his wife, two daughters, Misses Frances and Catherine VOIGHT, two sisters, Mrs. William FOLK and Miss Ida VOIGHT, and four brothers, George, Floyd, Royce and William VOIGHT, all of this city. Mr. VOIGHT was froa number of years in the employ of the Snyder Shoe & Rubber Company. He was a member of Easton ? Eagles.

(*The rest of this obituary did not make it the page that I copied since it was not my main focus of that page. But most of the information was here so I posted it anyway.)

Helen WAGNER
(The Globe - South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Feb. 24, 1917)

WAGNER - In South Bethlehem, Monday, Feb. 19, 1917, Helen, daughter of William M. and Rebecca ACKERMAN WAGNER, aged 11 years, 3 months and 18 days. funeral from the family home, 47 Benner avenue, Saturday February 24, 1:30 p.m. Services in the home and Friedensville church, Interment in Friedensville cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice

Hugh Roger WALLS (Funeral Card)

In Loving Memory of
Hugh Roger WALLS
December 17, 1926
March 10, 1999

Doyle-Devlin funeral Home
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Obituary (date unknown, newspaper was probably either the Morning Call or Express Times, 2000)

Hugh R. WALLS, 72, of 313 Mercer St., Phillipsburg, died Wednesday, March 10, in the Care Center of Brakely, Lopatcong Township, He was the husband of Laura (SUTTON) WALLS. They were married for 54 years in December.
He was a service manager for Bell-Fran Co., Washington, N.J.
Born in Phillipsburg, he was a son of the late Hugh P. and Jane (THORPE) WALLS. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors: Wife; sons, Richard of Alpha and Robert of Phillipsburg; daughters, Veronica KEHLER of Wilson, Sharon FOGELMAN of Walnutport and Janice PYATT of Martins Creek, and four grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home, 531-35 S. Main St., Phillipsburg. Call 7-9 p.m. today.
Contributions: Warren County chapter of the American Cancer Society, 4 Updykes Lane, Oxford, N.J.

Harry WALTERS
(Source: Easton Express, Monday, July 19, 1909)

Tried to Knife Conductor,
Harry WALTERS, a South Main street trolley conductor, on Saturday evening attempted to eject a foreigner from the car when the latter tendered him a foreign coin for his fire and refused to pay in United States money. The foreigner, who was drunk, drew a big knife and attempted to strike WALTERS. Passengers came tot he assistance of the conductor and the man was finally put off the car. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the fellow.

William Walter WARNKE & Martha Louise KESTER
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, June 24, 1915)

Miss Martha Louise Kester, Ninth and Hess streets, yesterday at 8 p.m. married William Walter Warnke, Hess street. Rev. J.O. Seibensperger officiating in St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

Harry V. WATERS
(Source: Easton Express; Thursday, Dec. 30, 1954 - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania)

Masonic Rites Scheduled for Harry V. WATERS, 52
Masonic services for Harry V. WATERS, 52, of Silverthorne road, High Bridge, will be held tonight at 8 o'clock in the Naughright Funeral Home, High Bridge.
Mr. Waters, owner and operator of a butcher shop in High Bridge, died of a heart attack of Tuesday at this home.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. in High Bridge Reformed Church.

Ray WEAVER & Ida TRAPP
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, January 29, 1914)

Miss Ida TRAPP, Benner avenue, Salisburg Township, on Tuesday evening married Ray WEAVER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gehman WEAVER of Mechanic Street, in the parsonage of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Rev. J.O. LEIBENSPERGER officiated. Mr. WEAVER is a stereotyper in the employ of The Globe.

Arthur R. WEAVER
(The Globe of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Lehigh & Northampton Counties, December 9, 1916)

Death of a child
Arthur R. four months and 3 days old, son of Raymond and Ida TRAPP WEAVER, died of chicken-pox Friday morning in the parents home 113 Northampton avenue. The funeral will take place on Monday afternoon. Services in the house. Interment in Fairview Cemetery.

Helen WILLEVER (obituary, newspaper unknown)

Mrs. Harry WILLEVER
Mrs. Helen B. Willever, 80, of 325 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, died this morning in Easton Hospital. Born in Weissport, Pa., June 8, 1896, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Estella BLOSS MARKLEY.
She was the widow of James O. PARLIMAN and Harry WILLEVER.
She worked as a silk weaver in mills throughout the area. She last worked for the former Stern and Stern Mills, retiring in 1951.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg, and the Lutheran Church Women; O'Donnell Senior Citizens Club, Mother Frienship Club, and ladies auxiliary of Jersey Hose Co., all of Phillipsburg.
Surviving are a dauther, Mrs. Geraldine WYANT, Phillipsburg; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth HUMMEL, Jim Thorpe, Pa.; a brother Elliot MARKLEY, Lehighton; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bechtel Funeral Home, Easton. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

(Death announcement)
WILLEVER - In Wilson Borough, September 25, 1976, Mrs. Helen B. WILLEVER. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the Bechtel Funeral Home, Philadelphia Rd. at Lincoln St., on Tuesday morning at 11:00, Pastor Joseph MOLNAR officiating. Interment in Fairmount Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday evening, 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg.

Peter V. YERANCE (Funeral Card)

In Memory of Peter V. YERANCE
Date of Birth July 28, 1920
Date of Death April 24, 1969
Funeral Services from Doyle Funeral Home
535 South Main Street
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Sunday, April 27, 1969 at 2:00 p.m.
Clergyman Rev. Richard Ruth, Officiating
Final resting place Fairmount Cemetery

Young People's Union Elects
(Easton Daily Express, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1903)

The Young People's Union of the First Baptist Church met last evening in the Sunday school room and elected the following officers to serve for the next six months: President, Miss Bertha A. MILLER; Vice-President, Fred. J. GULICK; Recording Secretary, Miss Laura SIGAFOOS; Corresponding Secretary, Miss Mary ROUNSAVILLE; Treasurer, Miss Annie E. STROUSE; Organist, Miss Edith F. SWAYZE. There was a large attendance. Five new members were received.

Olive E. YOUNG (Funeral Card)

In Memory of Olive E. Young
Date of Birth; December 22, 1898
Date of Death; January 2, 1972
Place and Time of Service
Thursday, January 6, 1972, at 11:00 a.m.
Doyle Funeral Home
535 South Main Street
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Clergyman: Rev. George Bowden, Officiating
Place of Interment: Fairmount Cemetery

Gary A. YOUNGKIN
(Easton Express - Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, March 4, 1908)

Gary A. YOUNGKIN, of Butztown, died Monday afternoon after an illness of a complication of diseases of about one year. Deceased was in his 67th year, having been born in Bethlehem township August 4, 1841, the son of Reuben and Elizabeth YOUNGKIN. He is survived by his wife and a sister, Mrs. William H. COLEMAN, of Butztown. The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, with services in the house and in the Farmersville Church.

Peter ZELLERS & Julianna LIPPINCOTT
(Source: 1799-1851 Marriages & Deaths Northampton County Newspaper Extracts - Vol. II - page 593 - The Whig and Journal - Easton, Pennsylvania 1841)

Wednesday, August 25, 1841
Married - On the 16th inst. by Samuel KINSEY, Esq Peter ZELLERS to Miss Julianna LIPPINCOTT, both of Williams Township.

Mrs. John H. ZULAUF
(Source: Easton Express, Monday July 19, 1909)

Mrs. Zulauf at Rest
The funeral of Mrs. John H. ZULAUF was held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from her late home, 199 North main street. The services, which were attended by many relatives and friends of the deceased, were conducted by Rev. Plato T. JONES, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Easton. The pall-bearers were Charles MORROW, Henry TRIMBLE, Warren BACHMAN and Joseph MORGAN. The remains were interred in the Fairmount cemetery.

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