Louis James WEIR, 77, died Sunday morning, September 7, 1947, at 4:00
o'clock in his home in Third street after an illness of several months.
Mr. WEIR was born September 25, 1870, in Robinson township, Allegheny
county, moving to McDonald in 1905. He was employed as a steam engineer for
the Pittsburgh Coal Co. for a number of years, retiring in 1940. He was a
member of the First Presbyterian church and served on the local board of
trustees the past 20 years. Mr. and Mrs. WEIR observed their fiftieth
wedding anniversary in October 1944.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Jennie MARSHALL WEIR, he is survived by three
children: Mrs. A. R. REID, R. D. 1, Library, Raymond M. WEIR, McDonald, and
Mrs. Fred C. MC GREW, R. D. 1, McDonald. A brother, Albert WEIR of Imperial
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in his late home in charge of
the Rev. Joseph H. RODGERS. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
(Source: Sept. 12, 1947 Obits. McDonald PA Record-Outlook)
(Contributor: Victoria Hospodar Valentine, email@example.com)
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