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DALLER, GERTRUDE M.

Mrs. Daller, 86, of Van Ormer, Fallentimber RD 1, formerly of Holmes, died unexpectedly at 9:17 p.m. Friday, May 14, 1993, at Altoona Hospital emergency room. Mrs. Daller had worked at McCalls Greenhouses, Holmes. She was born April 22, 1907, in Chester, the daughter of Albert D. and Idella F. (Penn) Stirk. She married Paul Daller on Feb. 28, 1931, in Morton. He died Nov. 4, 1963. Surviving are two children: Paulette M. Kephart of Van Ormer, with whom she resided, and Charles B. of Rossiter; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Helen Hendrecks of Harrington, Del. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DALLER – Services for Gertrude M. Daller of Van Ormer, Fallentimber RD 1, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. David Hammerle. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Also preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Young and Mabel McFadden. Also survived by very good friends, Orveta Snyder and Nancy Monahan.

DAVID, LINDA E.

Mrs. Linda E. David, 83, Leader Nursing Home, Chambersburg, since 1991, formerly of Warfordsburg, died Sunday morning, April 6, 1997, at the home. She was born May 7, 1913, in Blandburg, the daughter of Theodore and Alelaida (Russo) Porto. She married Edward J. David Dec. 8, 1933, in Blandburg. He died Aug. 9, 1987. Mrs. David was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Hancock, Md. She was also a member of the Warfordsburg Lioness and Senior Citizens and the Queen Elizabeth Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Hagerstown, Md. Surviving are a son, Edward W. of Dale City, Va.; a brother, Albert of Carlisle; a sister, Esther Manning of State College; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DAVID – Funeral services for Linda E. David will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, with Father James Bunn officiating. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Preceded in death by two brothers: Frank and Henry; and two sisters: Ann Campolong and Genevieve Kurtz.

DAVIS, CHARLES E.

Glasgow - Charles E. Davis, 56, of 620 N. Ninth St., Bellwood, a native of Glasgow, was dead on arrival Sunday morning at the Altoona Hospital. Born in Glasgow, Oct. 24, 1916, he was a son of Clarence and Minnie (Dinger) Davis. He is survived by his wife, the former Rachel Reese and these daughters: Mrs. Rose Marie Spicer, Tyrone; Mrs. Margaret Jan Parshall, Newtown; Mrs. Valerie Gayle Maidel, Bellwood and Mrs. Theta Ruth Lightner, Jersey Shore. Fourteen grandchildren also survive as do these sisters: Mrs. Ruth Hoover, Punxsutawney, formerly of Clearfield, Mrs. Annaline Hern, Mayville, and Mrs. Mae Dotts, Utahville. He was a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel Co. in Buffalo, N.Y. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home in Glasgow. The Rev. Richard C. Baker will officiate and interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends may call in the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. (The Progress September 24, 1973)

DAVIS, EFFIE C.

Mrs. Effie C. Davis, 87, Blandburg, died Feb. 17, 1978, at Epworth Manor Methodist Home, Tyrone. Born Feb. 7, 1891, daughter of late William and Isabelle (Hopkins) Davis. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas, and sons, Clarence and Eugene. Survived by these children: Donald J., Sylmar, Calif., Paul E., Pontiac, Mich., Robert T., Altoona, Jack G., Philadelphia and Mrs. Annabelle Orbine, Blandburg; also 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Sister of Sylvester, Blandburg, and Miss Pearl Davis and Mrs. Irene Beers, both of New Bethlehem. Member of Blandburg United Methodist Church for more than 70 years. Member of Loyal Legion Sunday School Class and Reade Township Senior Citizens. Friends received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Robert W. Dillon officiating. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

DAVIS, GEORGE L.

George L. Davis of Huntingdon RD 2, died at 10:25 p.m. yesterday, March 29, 1976, at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, where he was admitted March 27. Mr. Davis retired in December 1972 from Laney’s Feed Mill, Huntingdon. He had worked as a coalminer in the Glasgow area until 1920 when he moved to Huntingdon County and engaged in farming. He began working for Laney’s in 1950. He was born March 29, 1889, at Glasgow, a son of William and Kate (Junod) Davis, and married Minnie Mary Reffner, who died May 1, 1972. Surviving are two sons, James Clayton of Petersburg RD 1 and William Don of Huntingdon; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Grace Fleming of Flinton. Mr. Davis attended the Manor Hill United Methodist Church and was a member of the Huntingdon County Fair Association. Friends will be received in the Grove Funeral Home, Alexandria, from 7-9 p.m. tomorrow.

DAVIS – Private services for George L. Davis of Huntingdon RD 2 will be held in the Grove Funeral Home, Alexandria, on Thursday at the convenience of the family. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

DAVIS, JESSIE M.

Mrs. Jessie M. Davis, 71, Menlo Park, Calif., formerly of Blandburg, died May 14, 1974, at Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, Calif., after long illness. Daughter of the late Lewis C. and Essie (Miller) Garman. Preceded in death by husband, Sheridan, who died Nov. 22, 1930. Survived by daughters, Mrs. J. Thomas (Elaine) Griffith, Arlington, Va., and Mrs. William M. (Lavonnie) Holmes, Menlo Park, Calif., and seven grandchildren. Sister of Mrs. Alma McGowan, Blandburg; Paul Garman, New Bedford, Mass.; and Lynn Garman, Erie. Member of auxiliary to VFW, Washington, D.C., and Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Arlington, Va. Prior to retirement she was a supervisor at Woodward and Lothrop Department Store, Washington D.C. Friends received from 7-9 p.m. Friday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, where service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Edward O. Bonsell. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

DAVIS, GEORGE HARVEY

Of Glasgow, died yesterday in Fallentimber. He was born May 13, 1878, in Glasgow, a son of George L. and Mary (Boone) Davis, and married Agnes Chilcote, who died Oct. 30, 1964. Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Alice Hollen of Garner, N.C., Mrs. Lillian Nelson of Flinton; Mrs. Lucille Tonkin of Fallentimber, Mrs. Gladys Barr and Mrs. Martha Champlin of Maryland Park, Md., and Mrs. Alfaretta Brought of Mountaindale; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Rella Cowan of New Kensington. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 tomorrow.

DAVIS, GERTRUDE L..

Mrs. Davis, 80, of Blandburg died at 7:07 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 1989, at Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Davis retired as a sales clerk for Sears, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1971, after 18 years’ service. She was born April 20, 1909, in Lyleville, the daughter of Levi and Theresa (Karlheim) Beers, and Aug. 26, 1927, in Coalport, married Sylvester C. Davis. Surviving are her husband, three sons: C. Darrell of Roseland, Vernon C. of Blandburg, and S. Barry of Merritt Island, Fla.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters and a brother: Grace Lovell of Enola, Vivian Weatherby of Silver Spring, Md.; Betty Keith of St. Cloud, Fla.; Lucille Matthew of Fallentimber RD, and Alton of Lyleville. Mrs. Davis was a member of Blandburg Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DAVIS – Services for Gertrude L. Davis of Blandburg will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Warren Cravotta. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Also preceded in death by a son, William, and three brothers: Cloyd, Richard and Lynn.

DAVIS, N. AGNES

Glasgow - Mrs. Agnes Davis, 85, of Glasgow, died Friday, Oct. 30, in the Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Davis was born in Illinois, May 8, 1879, a daughter of Joseph and Alice (Barnett) Chilcote. She is survived by her husband, Harvey; six daughters: Mrs. Alice Hollen, Hollentown; Mrs. Lillian Nelson, Flinton; Mrs. Lucille Tonkin, Fallentimber; Mrs. Gladys Barr and Mrs. Martha Chaplin, both of Maryland Park, Md. and Mrs. Alfaretta Brought, Mountaindale; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: John Chilcote, Hollentown; George Chilcote, Orchard Crossing, Pa.; Mrs. Mary Eakin, Graziersville, Pa.; Mrs. Lula Roberts, Milan, Pa. and Mrs. Anna M. Fitzgerald, Phoenix, Ariz. A daughter, Eleanor Irene, preceded her in death. Friends will be received in the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today and until the hour of services at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. W. D. Junker and the Rev. Howard Swan will officiate and interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. (The Progress October 31, 1964)

DAVIS, MARY MARGARET

Highly Respected Lady of Glasgow Dies at Bellwood

Mrs. Mary Margaret Davis, wife of George L. Davis, of Glasgow, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. S. Hommer in Bellwood at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Davis was a daughter of Charles and Anna Boone, both deceased, and was born May 1, 1842. She was a member of the Baptist church and in that faith she died. Her husband and the following children survive her, viz, Mrs. H. S. Hommer and G. H. Davis, of Bellwood; Mrs. George Peterson and ? C. Davis of Glasgow; Mrs. Clarence Alexander of Farmington, Ia.; Mrs. J. R. Cowan of South Fork,; W. H. of Berwinsdale; Frank of Irwin; E. L. of Juniata; W. A. of Punxsutawney; also the following brothers and sisters: George B. Boone, Esq., of Patton; William of Coalport; Mrs. Elizabeth Ruthrauff of Bellwood; thirty-nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. The remains were brought to Glasgow, Wednesday, on the noon train and funeral services were conducted in the Lutheran church by the Rev. H. H. Flick at two o’clock. Interment in Pleasant Hill cemetery. Mrs. Davis was widely known and the funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends.

DAVIS, MINNIE MARY

Mrs. Minnie Mary Davis, 78, Huntingdon RD2, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, May 1, 1972 at the Shirey Home for the Aged where she had been a guest for six weeks. She had been in failing health for several years. The deceased was born on March 31, 1894, at Glasgow, a daughter of Peter and Margaret (Simmers) Reffner. She was united in marriag to George L. Davis in 1922. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children: James Clayton Davis, Petersburg RD; and William Don Davis, Warm Springs Road, Huntingdon. Three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren also survive, along with two sisters and one brother: Mrs. Russell Lovell and Merle Reffner of Fallentimber and Ischmel Reffner. Six sisters and seven brothers preceded her in death. Private funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 3, at the Grove funeral home, Alexandria.

DAVIS, PEARL E.

Utahville - Miss Pearl E. Davis of 2306 18th St., Altoona, a native of Utahville, died in the Altoona Hospital Tuesday, June 13. A daughter of the late John and Eliza (Frye) Davis, she is survived by one brother, Leroy Davis, of Altoona. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home at Glasgow. The Rev. Dr. F. William Brandt will officiate and interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. (The Progress June 15, 1967)

DAVIS, RACHEL E.

Mrs. Davis, 81, of Bellwood, formerly of Blandburg, died at 5:44 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 1991, at Altoona Hospital, following an extended illness. Mrs. Davis retired as a cook from Valley View Home in 1975 after 10 years’ service. She was born Dec. 4, 1909, in Blandburg, a daughter of Able E. and Ruth A. (Willett) Reese, and was twice married; first on April 29, 1927, in Glasgow to Charles Thomas Jr., who died Feb. 13, 1937, then on Aug. 28, 1940, in Winchester, Va., to Charles E. Davis, who died Sept. 22, 1973. Surviving are four daughters: Rose Marie Spicer of Tyrone, Margaret Jane Parshall of Newtown, Valerie Gayle Maidl of Bellwood and Theda Ruth Lightner of Bakersfield, Calif.; and 14 grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters and a brother: Alice Lansberry of Altoona, Edward of Virginia Beach, Va., and Ann Arnold of Baltimore, Md. Mrs. Davis was a member of Blandburg United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DAVIS – Services for Rachel E. Davis of Bellwood, formerly of Blandburg, will be held at 8 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Warren C. Cravotta. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Preceded in death by a daughter, Bernadene; a grandson, Bradley Spicer; two sisters: Mary Caber and Martha Ingham, and seven brothers: Levi, Frances, Sylvester, Berton, David, Elliott and Walter.

DAVIS, SYLVESTER C.

Mr. Davis, 83, of Blandburg died at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1991, at Altoona Hospital, following a brief illness. Mr. Davis retired as a caretaker from Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1971, after 13 years’ service. He had been employed at Harbison-Walker Refractories, Blandburg for 28 years. He was born May 22, 1908, in Blandburg, the son of William J. and Isabelle (Hopkins) Davis, and Aug. 26, 1927, in Coalport, married Gertrude L. Beers, who died Dec. 29, 1989. Surviving are three sons: C. Darrell or Roseland, Vernon C. of Blandburg, and S. Barry of Merritt Island, Fla.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Pearl and Irene Beers of New Bethlehem. Mr. Davis was a member of Blandburg United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Cleveland Masonic Lodge. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and noon to 2 p.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DAVIS – Services for Sylvester C. Davis of Blandburg will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Warren C. Cravotta and the Rev. Thomas C. McGill. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

DAVIS, WILLIAM J.

William J. Davis, a native of Beccaria township, died on Tuesday evening in the Kittanning hospital of lobar pneumonia. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Davis and was born Oct. 7, 1871. Friends are being received at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Davis of Blandburg. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Thomas Davis of Blandburg, Mrs. William MacDonald of Wilmerding, Miss Pearl Davis of New Bethlehem, Clayton and Sylvester Davis, both of Blandburg, Mrs. John Beer of Franklin, and the following brothers and sisters: John A. Davis of Williamsport, George Davis of Smith Mills, Mrs. James Hollen of Bellwood, Mrs. Blair Myers of Mountaindale, Mrs. Tilden Fortney of Mountaindale and Harry Davis of New York.

DAWSON, ALEXANDER

Alexander Dawson of 1338 E. 170th St., Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Fallentimber, died Friday in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Cleveland. He was born April 23, 1920, in Rootville, a son of Samuel and Mamie (Nesaw) Dawson, and married Dorothy Jenkins. Surviving are his wife, three children, Mrs. Jacqueline Peterson, Kenneth and Warren, all of Cleveland, one granddaughter and two brothers, Samuel of Buffalo, N.Y., and Albert of State College. Mr. Dawson was a veteran of World War II. Friends are being received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DELOZIER, JOSEPH J.

Joseph J. Delozier, native of Glasgow, died Saturday in the Chester hospital. Mr. Delozier was born Aug. 5, 1899, a son of Bennett and Minerva (Grove) Delozier. Surviving are his wife, the former Sue E. Fleming, four children Delbert of Swarthmore, Mrs. Kathleen Peterson of Baltimore, Md. Everett J. of Leacock and Joseph Jr. of Chester, his step-father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Luther Rickard of Blandburg and three brothers, Paul and Harold of Cleveland, O. and Deuwain of Curwensville. Friends will be received at the Delozier home at Glasgow after 7 o'clock this evening.

DELOZIER, SUE ELIZABETH

Mrs. Sue E. Delozier of Swathmore, formerly of Glasgow, died March 28, 1986 in the Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima. She was born March 19, 1898, Beaver Valley, the daughter of Court and Emma (Troxell) Fleming, and married Joseph J. Delozier, who died in Sept. 1956. Surviving are three children: Delbert, Kathleen Peterson, and Joseph J. Jr. Also, she is survived by 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Delozier attended the Brethren in Christ Church, Blandburg. Interment in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (Patton Courier, April 3, 1986)

DEMKO, DUSTEN A.

Flinton - Dusten A. Demko, 17, of Flinton, died Friday Aug. 20, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 20, 1986, in Altoona, he was a son of Richard A. Demko and Karen L. Stanton with whom he lived. He is survived by his mother; his brother, Bryce J. Tyler, at home; his half-brother, Ricky Demko of Houtzdale; maternal grandparents, Jim Stanton of Blandburg and Shelby Lightner of Altoona; and maternal great-grandmother, Ella Stanton of Blandburg. He was preceded in death by his father. He was a 2004 graduate of Glendale High School. Funeral services will be held at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. David Hammerle officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

DIEHL TODDLER

The four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Diehl, former residents of this place, who died Friday in New York of measles and pneumonia, was brought to Coalport Saturday morning. Burial was made in the Glasgow Cemetery. The child was a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Diehl of this place. (The Progress, February 28, 1935)

DILLER, FRANK M.

Frank M. Diller Dead

Was a Former Resident of Blain City and Had Many Friends Here.

Frank M. Diller died at his home in Berwinsdale on Thursday morning, September 14th. He had been sick since last April. Death was due to cancer of the liver. Deceased was born April 11th, 1874. Up until a few years ago he resided in Blain City and was highly popular among the boys there. He was a sober and industrious young man and by his affableness and courtesy, had made many friends. An accident he met with in the mines at LaJose some years ago had seriously handicapped him and ever since he had to fight a battle with impaired health, but he fought the battle bravely and patiently and seemed always to have the spirit of courage and good cheer. Funeral services were held at the home on Saturday morning at 8 o’clock. Rev. John H. Varner, of the Berwinsdale Presbyterian church and Rev. William Gibb of the Irvona Presbyterian church conducted the services. The remains were taken on the a.m. train for interment in Pleasant Hill cemetery at Glasgow, R. E. Hunter undertaker. He was aged 42 years, 5 months and 3 days. He leaves behind a widow and five children, Winfield, Laura, Rebecca, Franklin and Ethel. Three brothers and two sisters survive him: Harry and Charles of Pittsburgh; Winfield, of Bellwood; Mrs. Andrew Sinclair of Blain City; and Mrs. William Estright of Coalport.

DILLER, SIMON

On Sunday morning, March 3rd, at 8:45, Simon Diller, of Blain City, passed away at his home in that place, he was aged 59 years, 4 months and 23 days. Mr. Diller had been in ill health for several years and was suffering from a complication of disease. He was born in Churchtown, Cumberland Co., Pa., in 1841. On January 9th, 1866, he was married to Miss Mary Horning. Nine children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Diller of whom six are living viz: Harry, of Benscreek; Frank, Charley, Windfield, Mrs. William Estright and Miss Mary, all of Blain City. He is also survived by his wife. Mr. Diller was well known in this vicinity having resided here for a number of years. He was a miner by occupation and was industrious and frugal. Mr. Diller was a veteran of the Civil war, serving in Company C, 9th Penn’a Cavalry. Rev. William Gibb of the Presbyterian church conducted services at the home at 1 o’clock on Tuesday. Interment was made at Glasgow cemetery on Tuesday afternoon.

DILLON, MARY JANE

Mary Jane Dillon, 88, HAIDA Manor, Hastings, formerly of Coalport RD, died Monday evening, Sept. 13, 1999, at the manor. She was born Oct. 1, 1910, in Glasgow, the daughter of the late Amos J. and Loda G. (Alexander) Glass. She married Raymond G. Dillon. He died May 4, 1979. Surviving are three son: Kenneth G. of Coalport RD, Leonard N. Wick of Sharpsville and Jerry D. of Masury, Ohio; a stepson, Gordon C. of Lewistown; three sisters: Ellen Miller of Utahville, Dessie Faretta of Port Clinton, Ohio, and Margaret Mussen of Cromwell, Conn.; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughter: Grace Waugh and Janice. Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Interment will be made in Glasgow.

DITTNER, FRANK G.

Of Blandburg, died at 9:35 a.m. yesterday in the Oakland Veterans Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born in Germany March 22, 1895, a son of Fred and Marsha Dittner. Surviving are two brothers and a sister, Arthur of Philadelphia, George and Mrs. Helen Pedersen of Blandburg. A brother, William, preceded him in death. He was a veteran of World War I. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow after 7 p.m. today.

DIXON, AUSTIN DAVID

Austin David Dixon of Glasgow, died at the Altoona hospital December 7, 1956. He was born October 22, 1883 in White township, Cambria county, son of James and Sara (Glass) Dixon. Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth Cree, 5 children: Mrs. Hazel Gardner, Roy, Mrs. Leona Lovell, Kenneth, Mrs. Velma Hanna; 26 grandchildren, 13 great grand children; and brothers and sisters John, Samuel, Paul, Mrs. Sara Boring, Mrs. Sue Pennington, and Mrs. Mabel Smith. Interment will be made in Pleasant Hill cemetery, Glasgow. (Altoona Mirror, December 8, 1956)

DIXON, CHARLES C.

Charles C. Dixon of Fallentimber, died in his home yesterday. He was born Jan. 17, 1903 in Fallentimber, a son of David and Etta (Lewis) Dixon, and married Elda McCartney. Surviving are his wife, 10 children, Mrs. Luetta Westover of Burnside, Mrs. Ida Smiley and John, of Cleveland, Mrs. Joann Dudurich of Irvona, Mrs. Phyllis Deadmore and Jim of Alexandria, Va., Miss Florence of Cleveland, Den of Altoona, Mrs. Peg Cantele of Loves Park, Ill., and Leon at home, and 20 grandchildren. Mr. Dixon was a veteran of World War I. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. tomorrow.

DIXON, DAVID I.

Coalport - David I. Dixon, died unexpectedly at 2 p.m. Monday in the Reade Township High School where he had served as janitor for the past two years. He was born July 7, 1887, in Hollentown, a son of Isaiah and Elizabeth (Richard) Dixon. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Etta (Reed) Dixon; one son, Charles C. of Coalport; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Dixon was a member of the United Mine Workers. Friends are being received at the home. (The Progress November 15, 1951)

DIXON, DEAN C.

Mr. Dixon, 53, of Hollentown, Fallentimber RD, died at 12:25 a.m. Sunday, July 9, 1989, at Altoona Hospital. Mr. Dixon was formerly employed as a coal miner at Mine 33, Ebensburg. He was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Coalport, the son of Charles C. and Elda C. (McCartney) Dixon, and April 28, 1967, in Winchester, Va., married Efema R. Wasilko. Surviving are his wife and a daughter, Faith M., at home. Also surviving are eight brothers and sisters: Ida Smiley of Lithfield, Ohio; Joanne Dudurich of Irvona, Phyllis Deadmore of Baltimore, Md., Florene Williams of Coalport RD, Peg Centele of Rockford, Ill., John D. of Cleveland, Ohio, Clair of Pittsburgh, and Leon of Fallentimber. Mr. Dixon attended the Roseland Christian Fellowship Church, Coalport RD. Friends will be received from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Roseland Christian Fellowship Church.

DIXON – Services for Dean C. Dixon of Hollentown will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Roseland Christian Fellowship Church, Coalport RD, by Pastor John C. Hommer, assisted by William Aurandt. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

DIXON, DONALD BRUCE

Donald Bruce Dixon, infant son of Elwood and Cheryl (Frye) Dixon of Coraopolis, formerly of Glasgow and Blandburg, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was born April 18 of this year. Surviving are the parents, a brother and sister, Duane and Teresa; grandparents, Mrs. Alma Frye of Fallentimber RD and Roy Dixon of Blandburg, and great-grandfather, John Baker of Waynesburg. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today.

DIXON, EFEMA R.

Mrs. Efema R. Dixon, 65, Hollentown, died Dec. 31, 2003, at Altoona Hospital. She was born Oct. 25, 1938, in Allemansville, daughter of Charles and Clara (McConnel) Wasilko. She married Dean C. Dixon, who died July 9, 1989. Survived by a daughter, Faith Sweed of Blandburg; three grandchildren; brothers; Charles, Allan and Stanley, all of Blandburg; and a sister, Renee Delozier of Bellwood. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Roseland Christian Fellowship Church. Friends received from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DIXON, ELIZABETH

Mrs. Elizabeth L. Dixon, 75, of Glasgow, died July 13, 1957, in the Altoona Mercy Hospital. She was born April 4, 1882, in Brisbin, the daughter of George W. and Sarah Jane Cree and widow of David A. Dixon. Surviving are these children: Mrs. Hazel Gardner, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Roy and Mrs. Leona Lovell, both of Blandburg; Kenneth, Altoona; and Mrs. Velma Hanna, Fallentimber RD. Also survived by a brother, Attorney W. Herman Cree, Juniata; 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Glasgow EUB Church. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

DIXON, ELDINE LORETTA

Eldine Loretta Dixon of Blandburg, died at 12:10 a.m. yesterday in the Philipsburg State Hospital. She was born Feb. 6, 1910, in Onnalinda, Pa., a daughter of William and Lizzy (Ruske) Boone, and married Roy Dixon. Surviving are her husband, 10 children, Mrs. Cathryn McGowan of Buffalo, N.Y., Lester of Juniata Gap, Joan of Altoona, Eugene of Hollentown, Mrs. Shelva Bierlair in Japan, Elwood in the Army at San Antonio, Tex., Patrick in the Air Force at San Antonio, Robert, Shirley and Karen, at home; 11 grandchildren, a sister and brother, Merle of Van Ormer and Mrs. Vivian Lamb of Apollo. She was a member of the Glasgow EUB Church. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow after 7 p.m. today.

DIXON, ETTA REED

Mrs. Etta Reed Dixon of Fallentimber, died unexpectedly at 3:25 o’clock Friday afternoon. She was born in Blair county March 14, 1887. Surviving are one son, Charles C., of Coalport; ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Ruby Burnham of Altoona. Brief funeral services were held at the home at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon by Rev. David L. Weyandt, with further services at the Hollentown Pentecostal church. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill cemetery at Glasgow.

DIXON, LEONA

Mrs. Leona Dixon of Canton, Ohio, died Sunday. She was born in Blandburg on May 17, 1910, a daughter of John and Blanche (Zimmerman) Miller and married Charles Dixon. Surviving are her husband, her mother of Lewistown, one brother, Eldon of Massillon, Ohio and five sisters, Mrs. Lois Franks of Blandburg, Mrs. Gladys Robinson of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Marjorie Reck of Lewistown, Mrs. Ethelyn Pierce of Lewistown and Mrs. Thressa Bolneck of New York. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

DIXON, MELODY JOY

Blandburg - Miss Melody Joy Dixon, 10-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Dixon of Blandburg died Dec. 5 at 6:50 p.m. in the Altoona Hospital. She was born Jan 18, 1968 at Altoona, a daughter of Dean and Efema (Wasilko) Dixon. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wasilko, Blandburg paternal grandmother, Mrs. Elda Dixon, Fallen Timber; and by her great-grandmothers, Mrs. Annie Wasilko, Smithmill and Mrs. Ida McCartney, Coalport. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home at Glasgow with the Rev. Donald Bailor Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received in the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. tomorrow until the hour of service. (The Progress, December 7, 1968)

DIXON, ROY L.

Mr. Dixon, 74, of Main St., Coalport, died at 9:55 a.m. Monday, April 18, 1983, in the Clear Haven Nursing Home, Clearfield. Mr. Dixon retired as a coal miner. He was born Feb. 5, 1909, in Glen Campbell, the son of David Austin and Elizabeth (Cree) Dixon, and married Eldine Loretta Boone, who died June 3, 1963. Surviving are 10 children: Mrs. Catherine McGowan of Irving, N.Y.; Lester of Monroe Falls, Ohio; Mrs. Joan Kaylor of Havre de Grace, Md.; Eugene H. of Karthaus; Mrs. Stella Bierlair of Aberdeen, Md.; Elwood of Charleston, W. Va.; Patrick of Glen Burnie, Md.; Mrs. Shirley Patton of Greensburg; Robert of Honeybrooke, and Mrs. Karen Harris of Dunkirk, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters: Mrs. Hazel Flegal of Houtzdale, Mrs. Leona Lovell of Riverview, Fla., and Mrs. Velma G. Hanna of Allemansville. Mr. Dixon was a former member of the Glendale Volunteer Ambulance Service. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DIXON – Services for Roy L. Dixon of Main St., Coalport, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Joseph N. York. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

DONNLEY, WANDA J.

Mrs. Donnley, 56, of Charleston, W.Va., formerly of Altoona, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 1985, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. She was born Oct. 28, 1929, in Mountaindale, the daughter of Wilbur and Josephine (Heverly) Gwin. Surviving are four children: Ambrose of Altoona, William of Clearfield and Kathy Roohollahi and David of Charleston. Also surviving is a brothers, James H. of Warren, Ohio. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DONNLEY – Services for Wanda J. Donnely, formerly of Altoona, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. William L. Kemp. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and noon until time of services Sunday in the funeral home.

DOUGLASS, REV. J. EARL

Rev. Douglass, 93, a guest at Sunshine Country Manor, Fallentimber RD, formerly of Van Ormer, died at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1991, at the manor. Rev. Douglass retired from the Assembly of God ministry from Hollentown Assembly of God Church. He began his ministry Jan. 14, 1934, in Binghamton, N.Y. He was born June 23, 1897, in Douglass Station, the son of William and Evelyn (West) Douglass, and was twice married ; first in November 1915, in Pittsburgh, to Hattie Harrison, who died June 23, 1926, then on July 29, 1928, in McKeesport, to Vera N, Tauber. Surviving are his wife, two children: Earl H. of Greenville and Laura S. Doerzbacher of Arnold, Md.; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren Rev. Douglass was founding member of Hollentown Assembly of God Church in 1932 and an honorary member of Coalport, Roaring Spring and Bellwood Assembly of God churches. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hollentown Assembly of God Church.

DOUGLASS – Services for the Rev. J. Earl Douglass, formerly of Van Ormer, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hollentown Assembly of God Church, by the Rev. Philip Bongiorno, assisted by Rev. David C. Hammerle. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, and noon until the time of services Saturday at the church. Preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, three sons, Robert and two infants; five brothers and three sisters.

DOUGLASS, REV. VERA N.

Rev. Douglass, 92, of Sunshine Country Manor, Fallentimber RD, formerly of Van Ormer, Fallentimber RD, died at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1993, at the manor. Rev. Douglass retired as a minister, serving in numerous Assembly of God churches in the central Pennsylvania area. She was born Oct. 4, 1900, in McKeesport, the daughter of Conrad W. and Margaret E. (Dunlap) Tauber. She married the Rev. J. Earl Douglass on July 29, 1928, in McKeesport. He died Jan. 9, 1991. Surviving are two children: Earl H. of Greenville and Laura S. Doerzbacher of Arnold, Md.; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Capitolia R. Stonebraker of Miami, Fla. Rev. Douglass was a member of the Hollentown Assembly of God Church, and an honorary member of Coalport, Bellwood and Roaring Spring Assembly of God churches. She was a 1918 graduate of McKeesport High School and attended Valley Forge Christian College and Berean Bible College, Springfield, Mo. She was ordained into the Assembly of God ministry in 1939 in Cambridge, Mass. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DOUGLASS – Services for the Rev. Vera N. Douglass, formerly of Van Ormer, Fallentimber RD, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. David Hammerle and the Rev. David Bashore. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday and noon until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home. She was also preceded in death by three sons: Robert, Boyce and Gordon; six brothers: Richard, William, Otto, Martin, Edward and Harry, and two sisters: Anna and Elsie.

DOUTRICH, FRANK S.

Frank S. Doutrich of Blandburg, died in the Philipsburg State Hospital yesterday. He was born in Cairo, Ill., on Dec. 28, 1873, a son of Francis and Mylinda (Marshall) Doutrich and married Rose Snyder, who died in 1944. Surviving are eight children, Sylvester and Mrs. Kathleen Schmittle of Blandburg, Mrs. Daisy Davis of Morrisdale, Kenneth of Juniata, Mrs. Rosanna Witherow of Clearfield, Mrs. Leah Brant and Mrs. Verna Adams of Chambersburg, and William of Aberdeen, Wash., 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Four children, Edgar, Elizabeth, Ellery and Arthur, preceded him in death. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today.

DOUTRICH, GRACE

Mrs. Grace Doutrich, wife of Sylvester Doutrich of Blandburg, died at 10:20 o’clock last night at her home following and extended illness. She was born at Blandburg, Nov. 21, 1887, a daughter of Pat and Priscilla (Russell) McHugh. She was a member of the auxiliary to the Blandburg post, American Legion, and the auxiliary to the Loyal Order of Moose at Coalport. Surviving are her husband; one son, Joy McHugh of Altoona, and two sisters, Mrs. Annie Matthews of Blandburg and Mrs. Kathryn Alexander of Washington D.C. Friends will be received at the home after 7 o’clock tomorrow evening.

DOUTRICH, SYLVESTER V.

Sylvester V. Doutrich of Blandburg, who died unexpectedly Wednesday evening while visiting Lakemont, was born in Blandburg on Sept. 8, 1897, a son of Frank S. and Rose (Snyder) Doutrich. He was twice married, first to Grace McHugh, who died in 1953, then to Mae Johnson. Surviving are his wife, a step-son, Jay W. McHugh of Altoona, and six brothers and sisters, Mrs. Daisy Davis of Wallacetown, Kenneth of Juniata, Mrs. Rosanna Witherow of Berwinsdale, Mrs. Kathleen Schmittle of Blandburg, Mrs. Leah Brant of Fort Loudon and William of Aberdeen, Wash. He was of the Methodist faith and a veteran of World War I. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today.

DOWNS, DELORES J.

Coalport – Delores J. Downs, 70, of Coalport, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital campus. Born Dec. 13, 1934, at Van Ormer, she was a daughter of Kenneth C. and Alice M. (Gregg) Shomo. She was a member of the Coalport Moose. Mrs. Downs is survived by her children, Brenda L. Ledford of Lancaster, Kimberly A. Dickinson of Coalport, Pamela R. Conzo of Florida and Randy Downs of Fallentimber; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a special friend Andrew Waite III of Coalport. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Smith; three brothers, Kenneth, Randall and Bernard; and two sisters, Thelma and Arlene. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Friends will be received at the funeral home today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

DOYLE, JOSEPH B.

Joseph B. Doyle of Blandburg, died at 11:15 p.m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Phyllis Salyards of Duncansville RD 1. He was born at Peru Mills, Juniata County, a son of Joseph B. and Effie (Wallace) Doyle, and married Ethel J. Trexler, who died Sept. 21, 1957. Surviving are the daughter, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a brother and two sisters, Jess Kennedy, Mrs. Beulah Pattison of Blairs Mills, Huntingdon County, and Mrs. Annie Glock of Peru Mills. He was known to friends at Jake. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today.

DRANSFIELD, EDNA L.

Coalport – Edna L. "Sis" Dransfield, 63, of Rosebud, Coalport RD, died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Clearfield Hospital. Born Nov. 25, 1925, at Van Ormer, she was a daughter of Francis W. and Edna (Igou) Potter. Mrs. Dransfield was a nurse’s aide for 17 years in the Bristol area. She is survived by her husband, John, whom she wed Aug. 14, 1976, at Bristol. Also surviving are two brothers, George and his wife, Betty Jo Todd, and John and his wife, Gail Shomo, all of Rosebud; a sister, Jane Cocheran, and her husband, Bob, of Fallentimber, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport, with the Rec. George M. Gulash officiating. Committal will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until the time of services tomorrow at the funeral home.

DUFF, ARTHUR

Arthur M. Duff of Blandburg died February 24, 1973 at Barry's Rest Haven Nursing Home, Utahville. He was born November 18, 1882 in Punxsutawney, son of Henry and Stella (Dilts) Duff. He wed Vesta G. Miller on October 20, 1925, in Pittsburgh. His wife survives. Mr. Duff owned and operated Duff's Restaurant and Confectionery, Blandburg, for 45 years. He was a retired fire warden and tower man for the former Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters. He was a member of the Blandburg United Methodist Church. Friends received at the Troxell Funeral Home. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Pa. (Altoona Mirror, February 26, 1973)

DUFF, VESTA G.

Mrs. Duff, 85, of Blandburg, died at 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1985, in Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Duff owned and operated Duff’s Confectionary in Blandburg for 57 years. She was born April 2, 1900, in Blandburg, the daughter of Howard W. and Nora A. (Williams) Miller, and Oct. 20, 1925, in Pittsburgh, married Arthur M. Duff, who died Feb. 24, 1973. Surviving are six brothers and sisters,: Dorothy Matthews and Evelyn Troxell of Blandburg, Guy of Tyrone RD, Clifford of Osterburg, Lorraine Rutter of Bellwood and Phyllis Carter of Altoona and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Duff was a member of the Blandburg United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DUFF – Services for Vesta G. Duff of Blandburg will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. William L. Kemp. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

DUKE, EDWARD R.

Mr. Duke, 61, of Blandburg, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 1986, in his residence. Mr. Duke, known as Bob, retired as a draftsman from PennDOT in 1984, after 29 years’ service. He was born Sept. 11, 1924, in Mountaindale, the son of John P. and Anna M. (Shedlock) Duke, and Jan. 27, 1951, in Blandburg, married Minerva E. Scott. Surviving are his wife, four children: James E. of Trafford, Christine L. of Tyrone, Stephen E. of Norfolk, Va., and Kathleen A. Jean of Glasgow, and four grandchildren. Also surviving are his mother of Elizabethtown, a brother, Leonard L. of Hopwood and a sister, Eleanor M. Madara of Elizabethtown. Mr. Duke was a 1942 graduate of Reade Township High School and a graduate of the Pittsburgh Art Institute. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion and Eagles, Bellwood, and PennDOT’s 25 Year Club. He was also a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DUKE – The funeral for Edward R. Duke of Blandburg will be held with a mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, by Father Charles Diamond. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today. Military rites conducted by Blandburg Legionnaires following the rosary.

DUKE, MINERVA E.

Mrs. Duke, 60, of Valley View Home, formerly of Blandburg, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 1991, at the home. She was born March 10, 1930, in Blandburg, the daughter of Sherman G. and Alice A. (Firmstone) Scott, and Jan. 27, 1951, in Blandburg, married Edward R. Duke, who died Jan. 25, 1986. Surviving are three children: Christine L., of Tyrone, Stephen E., serving with the Navy in Norfolk, Va., and Kathlee A.A. Jenna of Blandburg, and five grandchildren. Also surviving are her mother of Blandburg, two sisters and a brother: Sarah A. Gustafson of Manchester, and Sherman G. Jr. and Theresa A. Horne of Blandburg. Mrs. Duke was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. She was a 1949 graduate of Reade Township High School. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgwo.

DUKE – The funeral of Minerva E. Duke, formerly of Blandburg, will be held with a Mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, by Father Andrew C. Stanko. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where a vigil service will be held at 8 p.m. today. Preceded in death by her father, and a son, James.

DUNLAP, DELLA

Mrs. Della Dunlap of Utahville RD, died Sunday. She was born in Ebensburg Sept. 14, 1898, a daughter of Isaac and Mary (Litz) O’Shell and married Ralph J. Dunlap. Surviving are her husband, a son, Curtis of Dravonsburg; a foster daughter, Mrs. Janet Lee of Irwin, three grandchildren and seven brothers and sisters, David and Mrs. Cora Farabaugh of Ebensburg, Isaac and Porter of Hays, Warren of New Florence, Noble of Arnold and Mrs. Okla Thompson of Margate, Fla. She was a member of the Patton Moose and VFW Auxiliaries and of the Coalport Fire Company Auxiliary. Friends will be received after 7 p.m. today in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow.

DUNLAP, RALPH J.

Utahville - Ralph J. Dunlap, 74, of Utahville RD, died yesterday in the Philipsburg State General Hospital. The son of the late Isaac Albert and Anna (Heverly) Dunlap, he was born at Utahville, Aug. 23, 1889. His wife, the former Della O"Shell, died in April He is survived by one son, Curtis, of West Mifflin, and one daughter, Mrs. Janet Lee, of Irwin. Also surviving are three grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Larson, Massillon, Ohio. Mr. Dunlap was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Clearfield chapter, and Local No. 1402, United Mine Workers of America. Friends will be received after 7 p.m. today at the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, where services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m., the Rev. J. Robert Singleton officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (The Progress July 3, 1964)

Ralph J. Dunlap of Utahville RD died yesterday in the Philipsburg State Hospital. He was born in Utahville on Aug. 23, 1889, a son of Isaac A. and Anna (Heverly) Dunlap and married Della O’Shell who died in April of this year. Surviving are two children, Curtis of West Mifflin and Mrs. Janet Lee of Irwin, three grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Larson of Massillon, Ohio. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow after 7 p.m. today.

DUNLAP, ROGER LEE

Roger Lee, 24, Glasgow, pronounced dead on arrival at 12:25 a.m. Jan. 9, 1973, at Mountainview Unit, Centre Community Hospital, State College, Pa., as result of tractor-trailer accident near Pleasant Gap, Pa. Born April 21, 1948, in Rochester N.Y., son of Jack and Ruth (Miller) Dunlap, Allemans. Married to the former Joan Marie Korlinchak on Dec. 298, 1968, in Allemans. Survived by parents; widow; brother, Randy, Allemans; and sisters; Susan and Tina, both at home; also grandmother, Mrs. Vera Miller, Utahville. Veteran of U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam Campaign. Friends received after 7 p.m. Wednesday and until 10 a.m. Friday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow. Service at 11 a.m. Friday at Allemans United Methodist Church, the Rev. Donald E. Bailor offciating. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Glasgow.

DUNN, BEULAH A.

Beulah A. Dunn of 3015 Pine Ave., died at 10:20 p.m. yesterday in the Gary, Ind. Hospital, where she was admitted last Tuesday, after suffering a stroke while visiting a daughter, Mrs. Viola Lunghofer of 4614 Liverpool Road, E. Gary. She was born in Hollentown on Oct. 8, 1908, a daughter of William and Viola (Hill) Rickard and married John Dunn, who died Aug. 19, 1966. Surviving are three children, Mrs. Lunghofer, Mrs. Mae Klein of Altoona, and Raymond of San Antonio, Tex.; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; her father and stepmother, Ethel, in Hollentown, and six brothers and sisters, Willis of Altoona, Wilmer of Bellwood, Blair of Hollentown, Raymond of Fallentimber, Mrs. Ida Thompson of Bridgeton, N.J., and Mrs. Florence Minto of Altoona. Mrs. Dunn was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. The body is being returned to Altoona.

DUNN, JOHN R.

Frugality – John Ray Dunn, 59, of 3015 Pine Ave., Altoona, and formerly of Frugality, died at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday in the Mercy Hospital at Altoona. Born July 17, 1907, at Frugality, he was a son of John and Rebecca (Noel) Dunn. Surviving are his wife, the former Beulah Rickard; two daughters, Mrs. Mae V. Klein of Altoona and Mrs. Viola Lunghofer of East Gary, Ind.; a son, Raymond of San Antonio, Tex.; 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews; and these brothers and sisters: James , Philip and Mrs. Vera Gross of Detroit, Mitch.; Frank and Mrs. Arlene Roach of Garden Grove, Calif., and Mrs. Florence Aurand of Lewistown. Friends will be received in the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 4 p.m. today. Requiem High Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church at Frugality with the Rev. Richard S. Hovonec as celebrant. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Glasgow. (The Progress, August 25, 1966)

EAKINS, C. AUSTIN

Mr. Eakins, 93, of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD 1, died this morning, Nov 11, 1982, in Altoona VA Medical Center. Mr. Eakins retired from the Naval Supply Depot, Mechanicsburg. He was born April 24, 1889, in Roseland, Reade Township, the son of Thaddeus C. and Jane (Fleming) Eakins, and married Jennie Lovell, who died July 21, 1978. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Mardell E. Grossman of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD 1; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sister: Mrs. Florence Irwin of Blandburg and Mrs. Lilly Gallagher of Houtzdale. Mr. Eakins was a member of the Mountaindale Baptist Church, where he was a former trustee. He was an Army veteran of World War I, having served in France. He was also a member of the Mechanicsburg American Legion Post. He was a former supervisor of Reade Township. He was also a member of the Mechanicsburg American Legion Post. He was a former supervisor of Reade Township. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Plass Funeral Home. Glasgow.

EAKINS – Services for Austin C. Eakins of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD 1, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Thomas Lowther. Interment n Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Glasgow. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday in the funeral home.

EAKINS, CLINTON R.

Of Blandburg, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at 7 p.m. yesterday, Jan 7, 1970, in Coalport, to where he and Mrs. Eakins had moved, to the hotel, on Tuesday. Hew was born Mar. 7, 1894, in Roseland, a son of Thadius and Jane (Fleming) Eakins, and was twice married, to Mildred Taylor, who died Nov. 28, 1955, then to Nina Brown. Surviving are his wife and a brother and two sisters, Austin of Mountaindale, Mrs. Florence Irwin of Blandburg and Mrs. Lillie Gallagher of Brisbin. Mr. Eakins was a veteran of Army service in World War I. He had been employed by the Harbison-Walker Co., in Blandburg. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and after 10 a.m. Saturday.

EAKINS, JENNIE M.

Jennie M. Eakins Fallentimber, Dies

Jennie M. Eakins of Mountaindale, Fallentimber R.D., died Friday, July 21, 1978 in the Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Eakins was born July 19. 1900 in Janesville a daughter of Amon and Nancy (Wilson) Lovell and Dec 3, 1920 in Cumberland, Md., married Austin C. Eakins. Surviving are her husband and a daughter, Mrs. Mardell Grossman of Roulette; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren and four brothers and sisters, Eugene and Mrs. Edith Taylor of Allemans; Mrs. Ellen Decker of Buchanan, W. Va., and Mrs. Isabel Learn of Fort Worth Texas. Mrs. Eakins was a member of the Mountaindale Baptist Church. Friends were received at the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow and the Mountaindale Baptist church.

EAKINS, NINA

Nina Eakins, of Epworth Manor, Tyrone, formerly of Blandburg, died at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 1979 in Tyrone Hospital. She was born Dec 29, 1899, in Blandburg, the daughter of Charles and Caroline (Scott) Brown, and was twice married, first to Howard R. Boone, who died in 1923, then to Clinton R. Eakins, who died Jan. 7, 1970. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ann Gadd of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Helen Fusselman of Stow, Ohio. Mrs. Eakins was a member of the Blandburg United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 2 to4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

EAKINS – Services for Nina Eakins of Epworth Manor, Tyrone, formerly of Blandburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Edward L. Clarke. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

EAMIGH, ROBERT T.

Eamigh, Robert T., 63, 875 William Penn Highway Cresson, formerly of Portage, died March 1, 1974, while at work at Cresson State School and Hospital, where he was a foreman. Born April 7, 1910, in Portage, son of John and Johanna (George) Eamigh. Preceded in death by parents; stepmother, Mrs. Hester Morgan Eamigh; and sister, brother and son. Survived by widow, former Gladys Miller, and children, Carole, wife of Joseph Dobrick, Rockville, Md, and Lt. John R., married to former Karen Cunningham, Johnstown, now serving with Navy in Londonderry, Northern Ireland; also two grandchildren and sister, Mrs. Mary Dickhart, Cresson. Member of United Methodist Church, Cresson; Summit Lodge 312, F.&A. M. Ebensburg; Jaffa Shrine, Altoona; and Altoona Consistory. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. Monday at Rudolph Seckinger Funeral Home, Portage, where Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at funeral home, the Rev. Peter Alfieri. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

EDGEIN, CORA

Mrs. Cora Elizabeth Edgeom of Altoona, formerly of Mountaindale, Reade Township, Cambria County, was buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow, Pa. She was born in Mountaindale September 7, 1873, the daughter of John and Beth (Peterson) Matthews, and wed John J. Edgein who died in 1940. She was a member of the Glasgow Lutheran church. Surviving children are Mrs. John Diller, Mrs. Monroe Eckroth, Mrs. Wallace Bland, Della, Roy, and Melvin C. One brother Walker Matthews of Blandburg also survives as do 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. (Altoona Mirror, Feb 14, 1959)

EDMISTON, ALEX S.

Alex S. Edmiston of Blandburg, died yesterday in the Altoona Hospital. He was born April 24, 1886, at Blandburg, a son of Jacob and Sarah (Hescox) Edmiston, and married Iva Colwell, who died in 1961. Surviving are four children, John of Newton Falls, Ohio, Mrs. Mary Mong of Bellwood, Robert and Mrs. Louise Wilkinson of Blandburg; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one brother, Willard and five sisters, Mrs. Agnes Kustaborder, Mrs. Beulah Murphy and Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson, all of Bellwood, Mrs. Beatrice Berger and Mrs. Ethel Berger of Coalport. A daughter, Helen, preceded him in death. Friends will be received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, after 7 p.m. today.

EDMISTON, ALFRED L.

EDMISTON – Alfred L. 61, New Freedom, York County Pa., formerly of Fallentimber, Pa., died Oct 9, 1969, at Veterans Hospital, Lebanon, Pa., died Oct. 9, 1969, at Veterans Hospital. Lebanon Pa. Born July 19 1906, in Glasgow, son of William F. and Flora (Igou) Edmiston. Survived by widow, former Rosie Gates, and two stepchildren, Raymond L. Simmers, South Vietnam and Mrs. Kathryn Templeton, Hungerford, Pa; also five grandchildren. Brother of Mrs. Evelyn Frye, Flinton, Pa; Paul and Mrs. Betty Draut, both of Glen Rock Pa; Boyd, Fallentimber; Mrs. Kathleen Simmers, Gallitzin; William and Mrs. Irene Bloom both of Railroad, Pa.; and Calvin, Cleveland, Ohio. Veteran of World War II. Member of Fisk United Methodist Church; Blandburg Post 552, American Legion; and New Freedom VFW. Friends received after 7 p.m. Saturday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, where service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Donald E. Bailor Sr. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Military graveside rite by Blandburg Post 552, American Legion.

EDMISTON, BOYD A.

Mr. Edmiston, 62, of Gallitzin, formerly of Fallentimber, died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan 13, 1983, in the home of his brother in Railroad. He was born in Fallentimber, son of William F. and Flora E. (Igou) Edmiston. Surviving are six brothers and sisters: William B. Jr. and Mrs. Irene Bloom of Glen Rock, Calvin of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Kathleen E. Simmers of Gallitzin and Mrs. Betty Kraut of Thomasville. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

EDMISTON – Services for Boyd A. Edmiston of Gallitzin will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Edward L. Clarke. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

EDMISTON, ELMER E.

Elmer E. Edmiston, 77, died at his home in Blandburg Tuesday of last week after an extended illness. He was a son of Philip and Mary (Baker) Edmiston and was born in Blandburg on June 27, 1861. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth M. (Hescox) Edmiston and these children: Mrs. Laura Nash, Mrs. Ella Hopkins, Carl, Damuel and Philip Edmiston, all of Blandburg; Mrs. Bell Savoy and Edward Edmiston, both residing in California. A daughter, Mrs. Alice Wendell, preceded him in death. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: B. F. Edmiston, Blandburg; James Edmiston, Long Branch, N.Y.; Mrs. Laura McDonald, Altoona, and Mrs. Mollie Myers, Detroit, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted of Friday with burial in the Blandburg cemetery. Mr. Edmiston was well and favorably known in Coalport, where his many friends were saddened at the news of his death.

EDMISTON, FLORA

Fallen Timber - Mrs. Flora Edmiston, 81, of Fallen Timber, died at 3:50 a.m. Saturday in the Altoona Hospital. She was the widow of William F. Edmiston who died in 1958. Born at Glasgow July 31, 1887, a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Forshey) Igou, she is survived by the following children: Alfred, Paul and Mrs. Betty Kraut, Glen Rock, Pa.; Mrs. Evelyn Frye, Flinton; Boyd, Fallen Timber; William and Mrs. Irene Bloom, Railroad, Pa.; and Calvin, Cleveland, Ohio. Seventeen grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren survive as does a sister, Mrs. Elsie Jenkins of Fallen Timber. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Russell Troxell Funeral Home at Glasgow. The Rev. James Bonsell will officiate and interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends may call in the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. (The Progress, November 4, 1968)

EDMISTON, ROSIE

Mrs. Edmiston, 84, of Miller Mobile Home Court Bellwood, died at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb 3 1991, at Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Edmiston retired as a hand sander from Coleman Furniture Co., Glen Rock. She was born Aug. 29 1906, in South Fork, the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Pushcas) Ignats, and was twice married: first to Raymond Simmers, then to Alfred Edmiston, both of whom preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn F. Templeton, with whom she resided; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister and brother: Julia Conrad of Hollentown and John of Elberta, Ala. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.

EDMISTON – Services for Rosie Edmiston of Miller Mobile Home Court, Bellwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood, by Bishop Robert Givler. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Preceded in death by a son, Raymond L. Simmers, who died in December of ?.

EDMISTON, WILLIAM FOREST

William F. Edmiston, 71, of Fallentimber, died October 24 in Altoona Hospital. He will be interred in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Born at Mountaindale, June 22, 1887, son of William and Molly (Forshey), he wed Flora Igou. Surviving are his wife and 9 children: Alfred, Paul, Mrs. Evelyn Frye;, Boyd, and Betty of Fallentimber; Mrs. Kathleen Simmers of Gallitzin, William Jr. and Mrs. Irene Bloom of Railroad, and Calvin of Cleveland; 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Two sisters also survive: Mrs. Beulah Arman of Altoona and Mrs. Stella McManus of Mountaindale. (Altoona Mirror, October 1958)

ESTEP, DORA M.

Mrs. Dora M. Estep, 89, 880 Executive Drive Hollentown, Fallentimber, died Tuesday evening, Sept 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. She was born May 8, 1914, in Bellwood, Daughter of the late John and Grace M. (McCaulley) Baker. She married Walter S. Estep Oct. 11, 1935, in Cumberland, Md. He died Dec. 13, 1987. Surviving are two sons; Norman E. and wife, Jackie, of Louisville, Tenn., and Robert L. and wife, Nilah, of Valparaiso, Fla.; grandchildren: Robin Windham, Kelly Bili, Kimberly Biosvert, Dan Effenecy and Elizabeth Effenecy; great-grandchildren: Jason, Christopher, Kaylin, Jesslyn, Chris and Joseph; a brother, William Baker of Pittsburgh; and a sister Margaret Rumbarger of Bellview. She was a 1932 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. Mrs. Estep was a member of Bellwood Church of the Brethren, where she was a member of the Pathfinders Sunday school class and women’s fellowship. She also taught Sunday school and served as a superintendent and deaconess of the church. She enjoyed crocheting and flower gardening. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at Bellwood Church of the Brethren with the Rev. John Winesickle officiating. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

ESTRIGHT, SARAH

Sarah Diller Estright, widow of William Estright, died at her home at Coalport at 7 o’clock Tuesday morning. She was born Oct. 7, 1866, at Danville. Surviving are the following children: Harry at Pittsburgh, Herman, Robert and Edward, all of Coalport, Mrs. John Renninger of Coalport and Mrs. Sarah Queen of Pittsburgh. Also surviving are a sister and three brothers. Friends are being received at the home.

ESTRIGHT, WILLIAM E.

Of Coalport died at 7:40 a.m. Monday in the Altoona Hospital where he was admitted May 31. He was born May 28, 1890 at Blain City, a son of William and Sarah (Diller) Estright, and married Eva Kathryn Kachelries, who died Oct. 11, 1954. Surviving are five children, Mrs. Earl Hoffman and Harry of Warren, Ohio, Mrs. Anna Black and Miss Mae of Coalport and Isaiah of Hes?ria, Calif; eight grandchildren and three brothers and two sisters. Herman F., Robert and Mrs. John Renninger all of Coalport, Harry of Manor and Mrs. Ralph Queen of Butler. Friends are being received at the Hunter-Lloyd Funeral Home, Irvona.

EVANSKEY, MICHAEL

Blandburg - Funeral services for Michael Evanskey, 11 year old Blandburg resident, who died in the Philipsburg State Hospital Monday, Feb. 28, were held from the Catholic Church here Thursday, March 3, with Fr. McConnell of Bellwood officiating. Interment was in the Glasgow cemetery. (The Progress March 7, 1949)

EVANSKEY, SARAH B.

Mrs. Evanskey, 71, of Blandburg died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 1992, at Altoona Hospital after an extended illness. She was born April 29, 1921, in Jenners, the daughter of William and Pearl (Pierce) McCusker. She married Michael Evanskey. HE died Mar 7, 1977. Surviving are six children: Nancy E. Frey of Monrovia, Md., James P. of Bellflower, Calif., Marianne Schwartz of Virginia Beach, Va., Thomas L. of Fallentimber RD, Richard W. of Sterlilng, Va., and John M. of Blandburg; 14 grandchildren and one great grandson. Also surviving are three brothers and a sister; Joseph of Flinton RD, William of Irvona, Lawrence of Dallas, Texas, and Gail Hockenberry of Coalport RD. Mrs. Evanskey was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was also a member and past president of the Ladies auxiliary of Blandburg American Legion, a member of Prince Gallitzin Senior Citizens, Reade Township; Utahville Grange and Daughters of Erin, Altoona. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Donald J. Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport.

EVANSKEY – The funeral of Sarah B. Evanskey of Blandburg will be held with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, by the Rev. Andrew Stanko. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. A scriptural wake service will be held Monday afternoon at the Donald J. Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport. Preceded in death by sons, Mickey and Stacy; sister, Katherine, and brothers, Robert, Benjamin and Patrick. Also survived by a daughter-in-law, Shannon Scott.

EVANSKY, STACY

Blandburg man killed

A former Blandburg man died Tuesday morning in a head-on crash near Leesburg, Va., the day before he was to be married. Virginia state police say Stacy Evanskey, 27, of Chantilly, Va., was pronounced dead on arrival at Loudoun Memorial Hospital in Leesburg shortly after the crash, which occurred at 10:15 a.m. Police said Evanskey was traveling south on state Route 621, his car crossed the center line and struck a car driven by Wendy Myers, 25, of Leesburg Police said Ms. Myers was critically injured and transported to a hospital in Washington, D. C. Police said both drivers were wearing seat belts. Evanskey had been scheduled to marry Shannon Scott on Wednesday. Evanskey had left the Blandburg area in either 1984 or 1985. Mr. Evanskey was employed as a certified diesel mechanic at Loundoun Quarries. He was born De. 29, 1962, in Altoona, the son of Michael and Sarah (McCusker) Evanskey. Surviving are his of Blandburg, and six brothers and sisters: Nancy Frey of Monrovia, Md.; James of Norwalk, Calif.; Marianne Schwartz of Virginia Beach, Va.; Thomas of Blandburg, Richard of Sterling, Va.; and John, at home. Mr. Evanskey was a former member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. He was a 1980 graduate of Glendale High School and a 1982 graduate of Rosedale Technical Institute, Pittsburgh. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Donald J. Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport

EVANSKEY – The funeral of Stacy Evanskey, formerly of Blandburg, will be held with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, by the Rev. Andrew Stanko. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Also surviving are his fiancé, Shannon Scott, and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Michael, and a brother, Mickey. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. (Hand written date – May 8, 1990)

EVCIC, RICHARD S.

Hastings – Richard S. Evcic, 36, of Third Avenue, Hastings, formerly of Glasgow, died Thursday, Aug. 15, at 1:20 p.m. at the Haida Manor, Hastings. He was born Feb. 16, 1949, in Philipsburg, the son of Steve and Josephine (Behanic) Evcic. Mr. Evcic was a 1969 graduate of Glendale High School. He was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Order Lodge No. 80 of Smoke Run. He is survived by his father; two sisters, Mrs. Jean McQuillen of Irvona and Mrs. Carole Kruis of Glasgow; two nieces and several aunts and uncles. Mr. Evcic was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, John. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, with the Rev. John J. Marshall officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Plass-McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where a vigil service is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

EVCIC, STEVE C.

Fallentimber – Mass of Christian Burial for Steve C. Evcic, 66, of Route 1, Fallentimber R.D. who died at 5:55 a.m., Monday, Jan. 5, at Altoona General Hospital, will be held at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, at 10 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Andrew Stanko as celebrant. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow, and a Liturgical Wake Service will be held Wednesday evening. Military rites will be conducted by the Coalport Veterans of Foreign Wars. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Donald J. Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport. Born March 3, 1920, in Smoke Run, Mr. Evcic was the son of Martin and Ruby (Belin) Evcic. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, the former Josephine Behanic, on Oct. 17, 1979; two sons, Richard and John Francis; and a brother, Joseph. He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Janet Kollar; two daughters, Mrs. Jean McQuillen, of Irvona and Mrs. Carol Kruis of Glasgow; two grandchildren; four stepchildren, Debra Semelsberger and Patricia Woodley, both of Hastings, Edward Kollar of Spring City and Mary Kollar of Laurel, Md.; six step grandchildren; and five brothers and sisters, Anna Napela of Wilmerding, Frances Reynak of Ginter, Frank of Colver, Victor of Cleveland, Ohio, and Edward of Clinton, Md. Mr. Evcic had been employed by the Candy Bank Mines of Smoke Run, Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, and had retired in 1965 after 21 years service with the Hommer Lumber Co., Glasgow. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 34 of Altoona, and a former member of the Coalport VFW. He was a member of the Bellwood Eagles, The Croation Fraternal Union of Smoke Run, and St. Richard’s Catholic Church.

FIEDOR, ANNA M.

Patton – Mrs. Anna M. Fiedor, 71, a guest at Tranquil Manor, Patton, and formerly of Blandburg, died Saturday, April 9, at the Altoona Hospital. Born May 30, 1916, in Scranton, she was a daughter of Joseph M. and Stella (Piorkowska) Miscoski. On Feb. 23, 1935, in Bellwood, she married Frank Fiedor, who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1983. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by two brothers and one sister, Vincent of New Freedom, Frank of Morningside, Md., and Cecelia Sanders of King George, Va. and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Fiedor attended St. Richard’s Catholic Church in Blandburg. Services were held today at 11 a.m. at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, with Father Robert Yetsko T.O.R. officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FIEDOR, EDITH M.

Mrs. Fiedor, 71, of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD, died at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 1992, at Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Fiedor was owner of Swires Tavern, Dean, since 1981, and retired from Proctor-Silex in 1981. She was born Oct 1, 1921, and retired from Proctor-Silex in 1981. She was born Oct. 1, 1921, in Mountaindale, the daughter of Thomas and Edna (Boone) Thon. She married John Fiedor on Feb. 28, 1942, in Ohio. He died April 1, 1961. Surviving are four children: Robert of Lower Burrell, William of Williamsport, Md., Susan Krepps of Mountaindale and Janice Sturniolo of Hagerstown, Md.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Fiedor was a member of Mountaindale Baptist Church. She was a 1940 graduate of Reade Township High School Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FIEDOR – Services for Edith M. Fiedor of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mountaindale Baptist Church by the Rev. Benjamin Warfel. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Also preceded in death by two brothers: Robert Thon and ?

FIEDOR, FRANK

Mr. Fiedor, 71, of Blandburg died at 5:40 p.m. Monday Jan 3, 1983, in Hillview Convalescent Center, after an extended illness. Mr. Fiedor retired as a coalminer in 1969, after more than 43 years service. He was born Dec. 7, 1911 in Odrowaz, Poland, the son of Joseph and Kathryn (Babiez) Fiedor, and Feb 23, 1935, in Bellwood, married Anna Marie Miscoski. Surviving are his wife and six sisters and brothers: Mrs. Mary F.

Kuhn and Walter Sr. of Glasgow, Mrs. Ann F. Shope, Mrs. Josephine F. Apple and Andrew of Fallentimber and Mrs. Verna Chilcote of Harrisburg. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FIEDOR – Services for Frank Fiedor of Blandburg will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday in the funeral home.

FIEDOR, GEORGETTE l.

Mrs. Fiedor, 61, of Glasgow died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, May 2, 1993, at Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Fiedor had been employed as a seamstress. She was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Coalport, the daughter of George and Madeline L. (Boutiller) Chaplin. She married Walter Fiedor on March 27, 1948, in Coalport. Surviving are her husband, three children: Barbara A O’Dell of Canandaigua, N.Y., Patty M. D’Alassandra of Dallas, Texas, and Walter, at home, and six grandchildren. Also surviving are her mother of Laurel Crest Manor, Ebensburg, and a brother, Robert E.. of Cleveland, Ohio. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at MQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FIEDOR – Services for Georgette L. Fiedor of Glasgow will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

FIEDOR, JOHN

John Fiedor, 47, of Mountaindale, Fallentimber RD, died unexpectedly last Saturday, Apr. 1, at his home. He was born in Glasgow May 25, 1913, a son of Joseph and Kathryn (Babbit) Fiedor. He is survived by his widow, the former Edith Thon, and these children: Robert, William, Susan and Janice, all at home. He was a brother of Frank, Blandburg, Mrs. Mary Kuhn, Glasgow, Mrs. Annie Shope, Flinton; Andrew, Mrs. Josephine Apple and Walter, all of Fallentimber R. D., and Mrs. Verna Chilcote, Blandburg. Funeral services were held from the late home at 2 p.m. Tuesday by Rev. Daniel Caldwell. Interment was made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow, with graveside military service conducted by Paul Kuhn Post 552, American Legion, Blandburg. Arrangements were in charge of Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FINK, JEFFREY L.

Jeffrey L. Fink, 42, Laurel Crest Rehabilitation and Special Care Center, Ebensburg, formerly of Van Ormer, died early Friday afternoon, May 8, 1990, at the manor. He was born July 9, 1955, in Spangler, the son of the Late Richard O. and Katherine E. (Shomo) Fink. He married Cheryl M. Gates Dec. 1, 1979, in Hollentown. Mr. Fink had been employed as a welder at Johnstown America Corp. He was a 1973 graduate of Glendale High School. Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Morgan K. and Erin A., both at home; a stepson, Daniel Williams of Coalport; three brothers: Richard of Dysart, Ray of Charlotte, N.C. and Herb of Elizabethtown, Ky; and four sisters: Shirley Williams of Levittown, Faye Lenglet of Patton, Gloria Blake of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Peggy Noel of Bellwood. At the request of the deceased there will be no viewing. Arrangements by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FINK - A visitation and memorial service for Jeffrey L. Fink will be announced in the near future. Arrangements by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FINK, KATHERINE EVELEEN

Mrs. Fink, 66, of Terra Cotta Avenue, Patton, formerly of Fallentimber, died Sunday, Feb 1, 1987, at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Fink was born March 1, 1920, in Fallentimber, the daughter of Harry and Celia (Keith) Shomo, and married Richard Orlando Fink, who died in 1959. Surviving are eight children: Shirley Williams of Levittown, Richard of Dysart, Faye Lenglet of Patton, with whom she resided; Gloria Blake of Elizabethtown, Ky.; Ray and Jeffrey of Fallentimber, Peggy Noel of Bellwood and Herbert of Upton, Ky., and 19 grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters; Sylvia of Patton, Margaret Humphrey of Fallentimber and Marie Kibler of Altoona. Mrs. Fink was a member of the Hollentown Assembly of God Church and Levittown Church of God. Friends will be received from 7 to p p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home, Patton.

FINK – Services for Katherine E. Fink, formerly of Fallentimber, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hollentown Assembly of God Church, by the rev. David Hammerle. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FINK, MAXINE

Fink, Mrs. Maxine S., 25, Utahville, Coalport R. D. died unexpectedly at 7:10 a.m. Feb 12, 1968, at Philipsburg State Hospital. Born Jan 17, 1943, in Dean, daughter of Roland and Matilda (Krise) Cavalet. Married Richard G. Fink Sept. 17, 1959, in Van Ormer. Survived by husband, and these children. Shirley Marie, Richard Glen, Bruce Orlando and Melanie Kay, all at home. Also survived by parents, and these brothers and sisters: John, Dysart, Lester, Lompoc, Calif.; Mrs. Vernadine Demmel, Lakemore, Ohio; Mrs. Renee Carlheim, Altoona; and Diane and Gayle, both of Dean. Dysart R. D. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home Glasgow. Further viewing from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Assembly of God Church. Hollentown, where service will be held at 2 p.m. the Rev. Herb Hall and the Rev. Zane Flemming. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FISHEL, LORRAINE D.

Mrs. Lorraine D. Fishel, 60, 1036 Skyline Drive, Blandburg, died unexpectedly Thursday evening, March 4, 1999, at her residence, following an apparent heart attack. She was born June 23, 1938,in Altoona, the daughter of the late Wiliam A. and Florine C. (Folmar) Jones. She married Darwin R. Fishel Dec. 27, 1958, in Ramey. Mrs. Fishel was an avid bingo player. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Glenna M. of Altoona; two sons: Mike R. of Blandburg and John A. of Las Vegas; three sisters: Donna J. Burkholder and Guile E. Eberhardt, both of Altoona, and Doris M. Andrews of Mountaindale; two brothers: Ronald J. and William M., both of Altoona; and two grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FISHEL – Funeral services for Lorraine D. Fishel will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, with the Pastor Jon Hommer, officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Also preceded in death by a brother, Gregory.

FISHEL, MABEL E.

Mabel E. Fishel, 91, a resident of Bellmeade Manor and formerly of Blandburg, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, at Tyrone Hospital. Born Sept. 10, 1910, in Mountaindale, the daughter of the late John and Tora (Stine) Thomas. She married Glenn R. Fishel March 26, 1930, in Philipsburg. He died Nov. 2, 1977. Survived b y a son, Darwin R. Blandburg; a daughter, Gloria D. Troxell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was a 1928 graduate of Reade Township High School and had attended Blandburg Brethren in Christ Church. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7–9 p.m. at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Jon Hommer officiating Burial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow

FISHEL, MADGE I.

Mrs. Madge I. Fishel, 85, formerly of Blandburg, died Thursday afternoon, Nov. 14, 1996, at the home of her daughter in Altoona, following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 4, 1911, in Blandburg, the daughter of the late Philip H. and Catherine J. (Dillen) Hollen. She married Lynn W. Fishel. He died May 1, 1970. Mrs. Fishel was a member of the Blandburg United Methodist Church and the former Rebekah Lodge, Glasgow. She was a 1929 graduate of Reade Township High School. Surviving are a daughter, Eleanor L. Maines of Altoona; three sons: Willliam L. of Irwin, Kenneth H. of Blandburg and Donald L. of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a brother, Authur of Kissimmee, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FISHEL – Services for Madge I. Fishel will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Thomas C. McGill. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. She was also preceded in death by sisters: Martha Engle, Vyrl and Edna Mills; and a brother, Cloyd.

FLANAGAN, BERNICE V.

Died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Mary Westover of Coalport, at 6 a. m. yesterday, Feb. 6, 1970. She was born in Blain City Sept. 1, 1907, a daughter of Charles M. and Mae (Harkins) Flanagan. Surviving are the sister and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Coalport. Friends will be received in the Greinader Funeral Home, Coalport, from 2-4 and 7– 9 today.

FLANAGAN, MAE (HARKINS)

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Flanagan home in Blain City with Rev. Edward Tuten officiating, for Mrs. Mae (Harkins) Flanagan, who died very suddenly, Thursday night. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following children; Harry, Lynn, Bernice and Mrs. Cloyd Westover, all of Coalport. Four grandchildren and several sisters also survive. Mrs. Flanagan was a member of the Coalport Presbyterian Church and the Coalport women of the Moose. (The Progress, September 23, 1937)

FLEMING, IOLA M.

Mrs. Iola M. Fleming, 72, 132 Van Ormer Road, Van Ormer, Fallentimber RR, formerly of Country Manor, Duncansville, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 1995, at the residenc of her son, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 31, 1923, the daughter of the late Roy A. and Anna M. (Carpenter-Lucas) Swope. Surviving are three children: Kenneth H., James W. Jr., and Gail A., and their father, James W. Fleming Sr.; a sister, Marjorie Blasdell; two grandchildren. There will be no public viewing or visitation. Arrangements by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FLEMING – Funeral services for Iola M. Fleming will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing or visitation. Arrangments by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Interment will be made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Mrs. Fleming was preceded in death by a brother, Ray; two sisters: Evelyn Burket and Eleanor Green.

FOLK, HARVEY LEWIS

Blandburg Man Takes Own Life

Blandburg - Funeral services for Harvey Lewis Folk, 64 year old Blandburg resident who took his own life Saturday night, September 6 were held from the Troxell Funeral Home at Glasgow, this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. A. L. Barnett officiating. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Folk died at his home Saturday at 4:45 p.m. as a result of a self-inflicted bullet wound from a 12-gauge shotgun. The shooting was investigated by Blair County Coroner Paul J. Wills and State Police from Ebensburg barracks. The victim is survived by his widow, Anna Mae Folk and the following sons and daughters: Roy, Blaine, Benjamin, Joanna, Mrs. Odella Waska and Mrs. Pearl Helsel. (The Progress September 9, 1947)

FONNER, REBECCA Z.

Mrs. Rebecca Z. Fonner of Coalport, died Tuesday at her home after an extended illness. She was born at Fiske, a daughter of George and Elizabeth (Poet) Smith, and was twice married, first to Frank Tyler, who died 25 years ago, and then to Edward Fonner, who also preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Betty Morrow of Glasgow and Mrs. Martha Knezich of Riverton, N.J.; four grandchildren and one brother and two sisters, George and Minnie of Carrolltown Road and Adeline Kelly of Hollidaysburg. Friends will be received at the Greinader Funeral Home, Coalport, after 7 p.m. today.

FONTANELLA, SILVIO

Dysart – Silvio Fontanella, 78, of Dysart R.D., father of Bruno Fontanella of Coalport died yesterday, Feb. 15, in his home. Born in Italy, a son of the late Petro and Louisa (Mararana) Fontanella, he is survived by his wife, the former Maria DePra, and these children: Mrs. Louise Franzoni, College Park, Md.; Pete, Glassboro, N.J.; Mario, Dysart R.D.; Mrs. Ida McDermott, Altoona; Mrs. Katie Visnosky, Walled Lake, Mich.; Mrs. Clara Gabrys, Canton, Ohio; and his son at Coalport. A brother, Anthony of Washington, D. C., also survives. Requiem Mass will be sung at 10 a.m. tomorrow in St. Mary Magdalene’s Catholic Church at Frugality. The Rev. Bernard A Przydocki will officiate and interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Glasgow. Friends are being received in the Donald J. Gibbons Funeral Home at Ashville where the Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today. (The Progress, February 26, 1968)

FORTNEY, AMBROSE L.

Ambrose L. Fortney, 87, of Box 131, RR 1, Fallentimber, Pa; died Monday evening, January 6, 1997 at Tyrone Hospital emergency room. He was born August 7, 1909 in Mountaindale, Cambria County, the son of William Tilden and Harriet Amanda (Davis) Fortney. Surviving are: sister Mary Alverta Mitchell of Yuma, AZ and Gig Harbor, WA, along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers: C. Drexell Fortney, William A. Fortney, Glenn Fortney, Raymond E. Fortney and Cecil J. Fortney. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Blandburg, PA where he was co-director of the special music of the church and Easter Sunrise Service for 53 years. He was employed by the Glendale School District as a teacher. He retired in 1973 after 43 years of service. He was a 1930 graduate of Reade Township High School and graduate of Lock Haven College. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.

FORTNEY, CLIFTON E.

Altoona - Clifton E. Fortney of 1314 Ninth St., Altoona, a former resident of Blandburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Veterans Hospital. His age was 58. Mr. Fortney was born June 1, 1909, at Blandburg, a son of the late Dennis and Maude (Williams) Fortney. He is survived by a brother, Harold Fortney of Caolport, and a sister Mrs. Velma Lansberry, Salem, N.J. Mr. Fortney was a member of the American Legion Post No. 228 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3, both of Altoona. Friends are being received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, and Friday until 2 p.m. when a funeral service will be held. The Rev. William K. Berry will officiate and burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (The Progress September 28, 1967)

FORTNEY, HARRIETT A.

Fallentimber - Mrs. Harriett Amanda Fortney, 75, of Mountaindale, Fallentimber R.D., died Monday, July 16, in the Altoona Hospital.  She was born at Utahville on July 3, 1887, a daughter of the late Miles and Rosetta (Burkholder) Davis.  Surviving are the following children: Ambrose, at home; Raymond and William, Blandburg; Clyde, Seattle, Wash.; Glenn, South Gate, Calif.; Cecil Joy, Bellwood; and Mrs. Mary Alverta Ammerman, Alameda, Calif.  Eleven grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Tilden Fortney.  Funeral services will be held from the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Daniel Bruckman officating.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.  (The Progress July 17, 1962)

FORTNEY, JACK C.

Jack C. Fortney of Blandburg, died at 7:45 p.m. yesterday in Mercy Hospital where he was admitted July 1 after an extended illness. He was born at Mount Union Oct. 31, 1907, a son of John and Rebecca (Clark) Fortney, and married Ruby Bishop. Surviving are his wife, three children, Irene, Donald and Ruth, at home; his father, of Blandburg, four brothers and sisters, Mervin, Lynn, Mrs. Dorothy Callahan and Mrs. Mildred Hatch. Friends will be received at the home after 7 p.m. today.

FORTNEY, MARY LOU

Mrs. Mary Lou Forney, 56, Blandburg, died Tuesday afternoon, June 20, 2000, at her residence, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 18, 1942, in Altoona, the daughter of the late Ray N. and Margaret C. (Johnson) Stiver. She married Melvin D. Forney Aug. 27, 1960, in Blandburg. Mrs. Forney was a member of Brethren in Christ Church. Blandburg. She was a homemaker and had driven a school bus for Reynolds Motor Co., Glasgow, for 133 years. Mrs. Fortney was a longtime member and former dispatcher for Reade Volunteer Fire Company and Ambulance Service and had been a Democratic chairman woman for Reade Township for 20 years. She was a 1960 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. Surviving are her husband; three daughters: Margaret C. Alley and Denise P. Phillips, both of Blandburg, and Tammy L. Peterson of Bellwood; tow sons; Melvin D. III of Shamokin; a sister Naomi L Yonkosky of Altoona; a brother, Donald H. of Altoona; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FORTNEY – Funeral services for Mary Lou Forney will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, with the Rev. Sam Oldham officiating. Interment will be made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. She was also preceded in death by six brothers: Merle, Ray, Kenneth, William, Carl and Herbert; and a sister Jean Walters. She also is survived by several nieces and nephews.

FORTNEY, MELVIN D. Sr.

Melvin D. Fortney Sr. of Blandburg, died at his home at 2:10 o’clock Saturday afternoon after an extended illness. He was born April 8, 1907, at Blandburg, a son of Dennis and Maud (Willams) Fortney, and been employed by the Harbison-Walker company. Surviving are his wife, the former Pearl Williamson; four children, Mrs. Shirley Jackson of Blandburg, Melvin Jr., Naomi and David, at home; four grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Pearl Fowler of Akron, O., William of Maryland, Clair of Toledo, O., Clifton of Philadelphia, Mrs. Velma Lansberry of Salemn, N.J. and Harold of Coalport. He was a member of the Brethren in Christ church, Blandburg. Friends are being received at the home unitl 10 o’clock tomorrow morning and thereafter at the church.

FORTNEY, PEARL M.

Mrs. Pearl M. Fortney, 78, of 202 Boyd St., Blandburg, died Friday morning, Dec. 31, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Juniata, the daughter of Millard Morris and Violet Hazel (Fern) Matthew. She married Raymond E. Fortney May 2, 1946, at Logan’s Valley Baptist Church in Bellwood. He died Aug. 9, 1984. Mrs. Fortney is survived by three sons: Jerry and his wife, Marg, of Dover, Richard and his wife, Karen, of Hollentown and Gary and wife, Penny, of Blandburg; two daughters Carol Stiver and husband, Rodney, of Tipton and Barbara Sinclair and husband, Tom, of Blain City; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Charlotte Andrews and husband, Ron, of Bellefonte, Joan Thompson and husband, Dick, of Altoona and Della Rydell and husband, Al, of Mena, Ark. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Deborah Kay; and two brothers, Kenneth and Sylvester Matthew. Mrs. Fortney was a member of Reade Township Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxilliary. She attended the Hollentown and Coalport Senior Citizens centers. She enjoyed going to bingo and area county fairs. She also enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Pirates play ball, crocheting, sewing plastic canvas and doing fill-in puzzles. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005, at the Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at the funeral home with Pastor Kenneth Beichler officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Glasgow. In rememberance of Pearl, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

FORTNEY – JUMPER, PEARL V.

Mrs. Pearl V. Jumper, 85, Blandburg and recently a guest of Epworth Manor, Tyrone, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the home of a son, David P. Fortney, Blandburg. Born March 31, 1917, in West Decatur, a daughter of the late Carrie Williamson. She was twice married: first she married Melvin D. Fortney Aug. 25, 1934, in Cumberland, Md. He died Feb. 15, 1958. She then married Charles T. Jumper Nov. 25, 1979, in Blandburg. He died July 22, 1991 Surviving are two sons: Melvin D. Fortney Jr. and David P. Fortney, both of Blandburg; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters: Shirley Pavlic and Naomi Garman; an infant grandson; a grandson, Steven Fortney; a granddaughter, Debbie Dawson; a brother, George Conrad; and a sister, Naomi Good. She was a member of Brethren in Christ Church, Blandburg. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Donald Rohrer officiating. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FORTNEY, REBECCA

Mrs. Rebecca Mae Fortney, aged 68, of Blandburg, died last Thursday in the Altoona Hospital. She was born Nov. 23m 1889, in Juniata County, daughter of Alfred and Caroline (Long) Clark. Surviving are her husband, John W. Fortney; and these children: Jack, Lester and Mrs. Mildred Hitch, all of Blandburg, Mervin, Bellwood; Mrs. Dorothy Callahan, Pontiac, Mich; and Lynn, Mountainville, NY. There are 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a sister of Charles Clark East Waterford, and Mrs. Sarah Wall, Altoona. Friends were received, in the family home at Blandburg and services were held on Monday afternoon in the Blandburg Lutheran Church by Rev. Raymond F. Wieder. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

FORTNEY - ROBISON, RUBY K.

Mrs. Ruby K. Fortney Robison, 77 Blandburg, died Sunday morning, May 26, 1996, at the Altoona Hospital following a brief illness.She was born January 12, 1919 in LaJose, the daughter of Thomas W. and Irene (Wiley) Bishop. She was twice married, first to Jack C. Fortney October 31, 1941, in Coalport. He died July 18, 1963. She married David C. Robison April 5, 1976, in Altoona. He died April 23, 1993. Surviving are a son, Donald J. Fortney of Hastings; two daughters: Irene M. Wolfe of Blandburg and Ruth M. Evansky of Fallentimber RR; a brother Carl Bishop of Stow, Ohio; a sister, Geraldine Lloyd of Irvona; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robison was preceded in death by a son, Clair; two brothers: Robert and Paul; and five sisters: Josephine,Witherow, Magdalen Lewis, Pearl Logsdon, Betty and Edna. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetary, Glasgow.

NOTE: buried under last name FORTNEY, with first husband.

FORTNEY, WILLIAM A.

William A. Fortney, 59, of Blandburg died at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at his home. He was a trustee of the first Baptist Church, Mountaindale; a trustee of Reade Twp. Volunteer Fire Co., a vertarn of the Air Force in World War II, and held membership in Frohsinn Singing Society, of Altoona, and American Legion of Burlington, Iowa. Born Apr. 30, 1907, in Mountain dale, he was a son of William and Harriet Amanda (Davis) Fortney. He and the former Jean Hargitt were wed in Burlington, Ia., in 1943. Surviving are his widow, a teacher at Coalport Center of the Glendale High School, and these brothers and sisters: Ambrose, Mountaindale; Clyde D. Aberdeen, Wash.; Mrs. Mary Alverta Ammerman, Almeda Calif; Raymond. Blandburg, and Cecil Joy, Bellwood. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Troxell Funeral Home. Glasgow, by Rev. Marion W. Willis. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FOSTER, DOROTHY MAE

Miss Foster, 71, of Fiske, Fallentimber RD, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 17, 1982, in her residence. She was born Oct. 1, 1911, in Fiske, the daughter of Frank S. and Mae (Hollis) Foster. Surviving are two sisters: Marion F. and Emma E. of Fiske. Miss Foster was a member of the Fiske United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FOSTER – Services for Dorothy Mae Foster of Fiske will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Edward L. Clarke. Interment in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FOSTER, EMMA E.

Miss Foster, 77, a guest of the Sonshine Country Manor, Fallentimber RD, formerly of Fiske, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug 9, 1990, at Altoona Hospital. She was born April 4, 1913, in Fiske, the daughter of Frank S. and Mae (Hollis) Foster. Surviving is a sister, Marion F. of Sonshine Country Manor. Miss Foster was a 1930 graduate of Reade Township High School. She was a member of the Fiske United Methodist Church. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. today and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FOSTER – Services for Emma E. Foster of Sonshine Country Manor, Fallentimber RD, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, bye the Rev. Warren Cravotta and Pastor Tracy Plessinger. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Charles and sister, Dorothy.

FOSTER, MARION F.

Miss Marion F. Foster, 88, Sunshine Country Manor, Fallentimber, formerly of Fiske, died Saturday morning March 28, 1998, at the manor. She was born Nov. 22, 1909, in Fiske, a daughter of Frank S. and Mae (Hollis) Foster. Miss Foster was a 1926 graduate of Reade Township High School. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FOSTER – Services for Marion F. Foster of Sunshine Country Manor, Fallenitmber, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by Pastor Terry Plessinger. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery,Glasgow. Preceded in death by a brother, Charles, and two sisters: Dorothy and Emma. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

FRANK, ALBERT A.

Albert A. Frank of 1211 15th St., formerly of Blandburg, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 1970, in Altoona Hospital, where he was admiited Dec. 22. He was born Aug. 24, 1903, in Blandburg, a son of Joseph and Josephine (Shover) Frank. Surviving are four children, Mrs. Shirley Roadarmel of Akron, Ohio, and Richard, Donald and Ronald of Canton, Ohio; seven grandchildren and a brother and sister, Fred of Blandburg and Miss Anna, with whom he resided. Mr. Frank was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. He was formerly employed in the installation department of Penn Furniture Co. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.

FRANK, ALFRED C.

Alfred C. Frank, 70, Blandburg, died at 7:05 p.m. Nov. 7, 1972, at Altoona Hospital. Born Feb 10, 1902, in Blandburg, son of Otto and Annie (Keyser) Frank. Survived by widow, former Twila McDonald; son Arthur at home; and daughter, Beatrice Seigle, Champion, Pa.; also three grandchildren. Member of St. Richard’s Roman Catholic Church, Blandburg. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to p p.m. Thursday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow Mass of Resurrection at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Richard’s Roman Catholic Church, Blandburg, the Rev. Bernard A. Przybocki. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery Rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday at funeral home.

FRANK, ANNA J.

Blandburg - Miss Anna J. Frank, 78, of Altoona formerly of Blandburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 5:20 a.m. She was born in Blandburg Feb. 4, 1897, a daughter of John and Josephine Frank. She was a retired cook for Christ's Restaurant in Altoona, and a member of the Cathedral Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Altoona. She is survived by one brother, Fred of Blandburg and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers on one sister: Bruno, Francis, Albert, Joseph, Ernest, Otto and Rose. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday, Dec. 26, at 10 a.m. at St. Richard's Catholic Church, Blandburg. The Rev. John J. Marshall will be the celebrant, and interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends may call at the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 25. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow. (The Progress December 24, 1975)

FRANK, BRUNO LEO

Frank – Bruno Leo, 61, Blandburg, died April 27, 1962, at Altoona Hospital. Born in Blandburg Aug 23, 1900, son of Joseph and Josephine Frank. Survived by widow, former Lois Miller, and these children: Mrs. Lorraine Forbes, Juinata; Mrs. Maxine Burns, Altoona; Mrs. Joan O’Chranek, Altoona, and Richard Lee, Lawrence and Thomas, all of Blandburg; also 13 grandchildren. Brother of Fred, Blandburg; Albert and Miss Anna, both of Altoona, and Mrs. Rose Reese, Clearfield. Member of St. Richard’s Roman Catholic Church, Blandburg, and Aerie 1859, FOE, Bellwood. Friends received at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 7 p.m. Saturday until 8"30 a.m. EDT Monday. Requiem High Mass at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Richard’s Church, the Rev. Anthony J. O’Toole. Interment, Pleasant Hill.

FRANK, ERNEST (Sye)

Ernest Frank of Blandburg who died Saturday morning in the Altoona hospital, was born in Blandburg June 1, 1891, a son of Joseph and Josephine Frank. He was a retired coal miner. Survivng are his wife, Marion (Boyd) Frank; two children, William in the Army at Fort Meade, Md. and John, at home; four brothers, Joseph of Philadelphia, Fred and Bruno of Blandburg and Albert of Juniata; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Reece of Juniata and Miss Anna of Altoona. Mr. Franks was a veteran of World War I, a member of St. Richard’s Catholic church, and of the American Legion in Blandburg. Friends are being received at the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FRANK, FRED

Mr. Frank, 89, of Blandburg died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982,, in Altoona Hospital. Mr. Frank retired from Harbison-Walker Blandburg, in 1958, after 52 years’ service. He was born March 23, 1893, in Blandburg, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Shaber) Frank, and married Regina A. Warner who died July 27, 1970. Surviving are four children: Mrs. Margaret M. Miller, James A. and Mrs. Kathleen A Maiocco of Blandburg and Fred W. of Altoona; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Frank was a member of St. Richard Catholic Church, Blandburg. He was a 45 year member of the Bellwood Eagles. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FRANK – The Funeral of Fred C. Frank of Blandburg will be held with a mass of resurrection at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Richard Catholic Church, Blandburg, by the Rev. John J. Marshall. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Glasgow. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow, where vigil service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

FRANK, JAMES A.

James A. Frank, 79, Blandburg, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004 at his residence. Born Dec. 30, 1924, in Blandburg, a son of the late Fred C. and Regina A. (Warner) Frank, and on April 17, 1948, in Bellwood, he married Helen E. Scott. Surviving are his wife; one son, Daniel J. Frank, his wife Patty, and their son, Eric, all of Blandburg; a sister, Kay Maiocco of Blandburg; and a brother, Fred of Altoona. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Margaret Miller and Louise Reardon. He had served as a sergeant in the Army during WWII. He retired in 1984 as a produce selector from A&P Warehouse, Altoona. He was a member of the Tyrone American Legion and Bellwood Eagles. He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Frugality, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with Father George Gulash officiating. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Monday, where a vigil service will be held in the afternoon.

FRANK, LEO JOSEPH

Leo J. Frank, 77, Blandburg,

Buried Sept. 11

Leo J. Frank, 77 Blandburg died Friday, Sept 8, at the Altoona Veterans Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1895, in Blandburg, a son of Otto and Annie (Kaiser) Frank. Mr. Frank is survived by a brother Alfred C., also of Blandburg. He was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church in Blandburg, and a veteran of World War I, having served with the U. S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion of Blandburg and FOE Aerie 1859, Bellwood. Friends were received at the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow. Liturgical Christian Burial was held on Monday at St. Richard’s Roman Catholic Church, Blandburg.

FRANK, LOIS F.

Mrs. Frank, 85, of Blandburg died at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 1989, at Altoona Hospital. She was born March 2, 1904, in Blandburg, the daughter of John M. and Blanche (Zimmerman) Miller, and Nov. 26, 1924, in Blandburg, married Bruno L. Fank, who died April 27, 1962. Surviving are six children: Lorraine Forbes, Lee, Buzz and Tom of Blandburg and Maxine Burns and Jan Ochranek of Altoona, 19 grandchildren, including four who were raised in the home: Jake Lewis of Williamsburg, Randy Franks and Dave Frank of Manassas, Va., and Deb Frank of Blandburg; and 27 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters: Marjorie Reck and Ethlyn Pierce of Lewistown. Mrs. Frank was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to p.m. Monday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FRANKS – The funeral of Lois F. Frank of Blandburg will be held with a Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. Interment at Pleasant Hill Glasgow.

FRANK, MARION J.

Blandburg – Mrs. Marion J. Frank, 84, of Blandburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 2:55 a.m. in the Altoona Hospital. Mrs. Frank was born July 27, 1903, in Blandburg, a daughter of Thomas H. and Ida N. (Brown) Boyd. On July 10, 1924, in Bellwood, she married Ernest W. Frank, who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1956. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, William; two sisters, Anna Hockenberry and Ida; and four brothers, Thomas, Joseph, George and Carl. She is survived by one son: John E. of Blandburg, with whom she resided; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; and one sister, Sadie Matthew of Taylor, Mich. Mrs. Frank had worked 13 years as an Avon saleswoman, retiring in 1972, and was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, with Rev. Andrew C. Stanko officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Friends will be received at the funeral home Friday at 9 a.m. until the service.

FRANK, REGINA A.

Of Blandburg, was dead on arrival at Altoona Hospital yesterday, July 27, 1970. She was born daughter of James and Elizabeth (Noel) Warner, and married Fred C. Frank. Surviving are her husband, four children, Mrs. Margaret Miller and Alfred W. of Altoona and James A. and Mrs. Kathleen Maiocco of Blandburg; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Frank was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, and Altar and Rosary Society. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. tomorrow.

FRANK, WILLIAM ERNEST

William Ernest Frank of Blandburg, died at 10:50 p.m. yesterday, Feb. 2, 1970, in Altoona Hospital, where he was admitted Jan. 25, after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 25, 1924, in Blandburg, a son of Ernest and Marion (Boyd) Frank. Survivng are his mother, with whom he resided, and a brother, John of Altoona. Mr. Frank was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg. An Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the Blandburg American Legion Post. He had been employed by the Stanley Electric Co., Altoona. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 7-9 p.m. tomorrow and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

FRANKS, GRACE LARUE

Coalport – Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today at the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, for Mrs. Grace Larue Franks, 29, of Altoona, who killed in a traffic accident near Blandburg Saturday morning. Born at Coalport June 3, 1937, she was a daughter of David and Margaret (Dunlap) Keith, who both survive at Coalport. Mrs. Franks was also a former resident of Blandburg. In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by five children: Randy, Dale, Deborah, Brenda and David. Also surviving are these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Sarah Westover, Middlefield, Ohio; Mrs. Agnes Slinkoski, Buffalo, N.Y.; David, Patton; Kenneth, U.S. Army; and Russell and Alice, Coalport. The Rev. J. Robert Singleton officiated at services today, which were followed by interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (The Progress, July 5, 1966)

FRANKS, RUSSELL J.

Franks - Russell J. "Rusty" 16, Blandburg, died at 5:52 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 1972, at Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness. Born Oct. 12, 1956, in Altoona. survived by parents, Lee and Patricia (Smith) Franks; brother, Ricky; and sister, Robin, all at home, paternal grandmother, Mrs. Lois Franks, Blandburg; and maternal grandparents, Mrs. And Mrs. Kenneth Smith Bellwood. Member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, and junior class of Glendale Junior-Senior High School. Friends are being received at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow. Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Bernard A. Przybocki. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday at funeral home.

FRITZ, DOROTHY

Glasgow – Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy C. Fritz of Perry Hall, Md., were held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow. The Rev. Raymond F. Wieder officiated and burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Glasgow. Mrs. Fritz, 44, died Friday in the Franklin Square Hospital at Baltimore, Md. She was the wife of George Fritz. (The Progress, August 28, 1961)

FRITZ, GEORGE

George Fritz of 329 Silver Spring Road, Perry Hall, Md., formerly of Smithmill, Pa., died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. He was born at Smithmill on April 11, 1907, a son of Demco and Anna Fritz, and was twice married, first to Dorothy Scott, who died in 1961, then to Lois Hollen. Surviving are his wife, four sistets and a brothers, Mrs. Eva Hrycyk and Mrs. Helena Sysyn of Ambridge, Mrs. Mary Harding of Beaver, Mrs. Anna Oleksehak of Mars and Lewis of Smithmill. Friends will be received in the Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. tomorrow.

FRYE, ALMA V.

Mrs. Frye, 82, of Coraopolis, formerly of Glasgow, died at 4:22 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 1989, at Sewickley Hospital. She was born Jan. 12, 1907, in Bellwood, the daughter of John and Grace (McCauley) Baker, and Dec. 24, 1927, in Bellwood, married Clayton L. Frye, who died Feb. 18, 1959. Surviving are seven children: Elsie M. Curry of Allemans, Dorothy J. Ross of Coraopolis, Mona F. Jarvis and William P. of Newberg, Ore., John L. of Belle Vernon, M. Cheryl Dixon of Cross Lanes W.Va, and Dennis E. of Elizabeth; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are five brothers and sisters: Dora Estepof Hollentown, Norva Cowher, Galen and Margaret Rumbarger of Jacksonville, Fla. and William of Coraopolis. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.
FRYE - Services for Alma V. Frye, formerly of Glasgow, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. Warren Cravotta. Interment at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FRYE, BERTHA Z.

Bertha Z. Frye of 219 E. Walnut Ave., died at 12:25 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 5, 1978, in the Valley View Home. Mrs. Frye was a retired seamstress . She was born April 25, 1889, in Glasgow, a daughter of Bird and Ellen (Thomas) Cornelius, and March 10, 1906, in Glasgow married John Frye, who died in 1954. Surviving are nine children; Fred and Mrs. Lillian Smith of York, Merle and Mrs. Roberta Russell of Houston, Tex., Clarence and Mrs. Clara Baker of Flinton, Mrs. Ellen Storey, Mrs. Julia Yingling and Robert, all of Altoona; 45 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Frye was a member of the Altoona Bible Church. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FRYE, CALVIN HARRY

Calvin Harry Frye, who lost his life in a mine accident at Fallentimber, Thursday morning, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Frye of 3122 Walnut avenue and was born June 21, 1910. He was working at the time with William Igou, who also lost his life. Surviving are the parents and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Edward Watchey, Mrs. Ellen Brady and Floyd Frye, all of Altoona, Mrs. Lillian Igou, Julia, Roberta and Robert Frye, all at home, Mrs. Clara Baker of Flinton, Private Clarence Frye of Camp Walters, Tex., and Merle Frye of Butte, Mont. William Igou was the father-in-law of Mrs. Lillian Igou, who husband is a German prisoner of war. Friends are being received at the Frye home until 2 o’clock Sunday when the body will be taken to the church at Pleasant Hill where a double funeral service will be conducted for Mr. Frye and Mr. Igou.

FRYE, CLARENCE W.

Clarence W. Frye of Dysart RD died Sunday July 22, 1990 at his home. Mr. Frye was formerly a truck driver. He was born May 1, 1912, in Mountaindale, the son of John and Bertha (Thomas) Frye, and married Evelyn Edmiston, who died in 1971. Surviving are five children: Melvin, Dwayne, Clarence W. .Jr., Althea Zupon, and Elmeda Keith; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister and brother, Lillian, and Robert Wills. Mr. Frye was an Army veteran of World War II, and received the Purple Heart. He was preceded in death by son, Donald; brothers: Merle, Fred and Calvin, and sisters; Geraldine, Ellen, Julie Roberta and Clara. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FRYE, CLAYTON L.

Clayton L. Frye of Pittsburgh, a native of Glasgow, Pa, died at home on February 18. Born August 25, 1904, son of Frank and Essie (Hollen) Frye. Surviving are his wife, Alma (Baker); 3 daughters, Mrs. Elsie Mae Curry, Mrs. Dorothy Jean Ross and Mrs. Mona Jarvis; 3 sons, John, William S. and Dennis; sister Mrs. Pauline Allayaud and 5 grandchildren. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (Altoona Mirror, February 20, 1959)

FRYE, DONALD W.

Flinton - Donald W. Frye, 36, of Flinton, died early Thursday morning at the Altoona Hospital. A son of Clarence and Evelyn (Edmiston) Frye, he was born May 4, 1935 in Fallentimber. Mr. Frye is survived by his wife, the former Phyllis Barrett, and these children, Linda, Jay, Calvin, Marvin and Randy, all at home. Survivors also include the father and one grandmother, Mrs. Bertha Frye, Altoona; two sisters, Mrs. Althea Zupon, Frugality and Mrs. Elmeda Keith, Westover; and three brothers Melvin, Girard, Ohio; Dwane, Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Clarence Jr., Reseba, Calif. Friends may call at the Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home in Glasgow from 7-9 today, 2-4 and 7-9 Saturday and after 10 a.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Harold N. Imes officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. (The Progress January 7, 1972)

FRYE, EMMALINE

INJURED IN FALL, AGED WOMAN DIES:
Complications resulting from shock and injuries sustained in a fall at her home on December 1 caused the death in Lee Hospital at 8:15 o'clock last evening of Mrs. Emmaline Frye, 77, of 208 Dibert Street. The hospital record shows Mrs. Frye fell down a flight of steps, her injuries consisting of fractures of the right hip and right elbow.
Mrs. Frye was born in Glasgow, Cambria County, on November 19, 1862, a daughter of James and Elizabeth Rachel (Douglas) Glasgow. Her husband, Jacob E. Frye, preceded her in death on April 18 last. Surviving is one son, Adam J. Frye, with whom she resided at 208 Dibert Street, and three daughters, Mrs. Clyde Wasson, Bechtelsville, Pa., Mrs. C. B. Funk, East Eighth Street, Altoona, and Mrs. Lester Scott, Williamsburg, Pa. There are 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Frye was a sister of Mrs. Caroline Irvin (Irwin), Blandburg, and of James Glasgow, Glasgow. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home, Main Street. Rev. G. H. Bricker of St. John's Reformed Church will officiate. Interment will be at Glasgow. (Johnstown Daily Tribune, December 8, 1939)

FRYE, ESSIE HOLLEN

Mrs. Essie Hollen Frye, wife of Frank L. Frye of Glasgow, Cambria county, died Saturday afternoon at 3:15 o'clock in the Philipsburg State hospital. Surviving are the husband, two sons and one daughter; Leroy Frye of Glasgow, Clyde Frye in the United States Army, and Mrs. Pauline Allayaud of Ginter and five grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers and sisters; James F. Hollen of Asheville, N.C., Joseph and George of Fallentimber, Jacob of Glasgow, Mrs. Rose Apple and Mrs. Lenora Weston of Fallentimber, Mrs. Anna Glass of Philadelphia and Mrs. Emma Glass of Flinton. Mrs. Frye was a member of the Glasgow United Brethren church.
FRYE - Funeral services for Mrs. Essie Hollen Frye of Glasgow will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Glasgow United Brethren church, in charge of the pastor Rev. A. L. Barnett. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

FRYE, EVELYN

Mrs. Evelyn Frye,58, Flinton, Buried Saturday

Mrs. Evelyn E. Frye, 58, Flinton, died Feb. 10 at Altoona Hospital. Born March 20, 1912, at Glasgow, she was a daughter of William and Flora (Igou) Edmiston. Surviving are her husband Clarence, and these children Melvin, Girard, O; Dwane, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Donald, Flinton; Mrs. Elmeda Keith, Westover; Mrs. Althea Zupon, Frugality; and Clarence Jr., Reseda, Califl; also 17 grandchildren. She was a sister of Mrs. Kathleen Simmers, Gallitzin; William, Railroad; Boyd, Fallentimber; Paul, glen Rock; Calvin, Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Irene Bloom, Railroad, and Mrs. Betty Kraut, Glen Rock. Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, by the Rev. James C. Bonsell. Interment followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. (Handwritten date 1971)

FRYE, HARRY C.

Harry C. Frye of Allemansville, died April 30, 1958 at home. Born in Glasgow, January 19, 1881, son of John and Rebecca (Troxell) Frye, and wed Mary Elizabeth Glasgow, who died in 1941. Surviving are 5 sons: Clair, Melvin, Virgil, Harry and Albert; 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles and Howard. Interment at Pleasant Hill cemetery, Glasgow, Pa. (Altoona Mirror, May 1, 1958)

FRYE, HOWARD W.

Howard W. Frye of 608 Seventh avenue, Juniata died at 5:05 o'clock last evening at Mercy hospital. Born Oct. 21, 1906 at Glasgow, Cambria county, he was a son of Harry C. and Mary E. (Glasgow) Frye. He is survived by his wife, Mildred (Weston) Frye and a son Lynn, both at home; his father of Allemansville and the following brothers; Harry Jr. of Allemansville, Clair, Albert and Melvin, all of Juniata, and Virgil of Corsica. Friends are requested to omit flowers.

FRYE, JACOB E.

Funeral services for Jacob E. Frye, 82, retired farmer who died at 9:15 o'clock last night at the home of his son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Adam J. Frye, Churchill Avenue, Geistown, will be held at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home, Main Street. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill United Brethren Cemetery, Glasgow. A native of Blair County, Mr. Frye was engaged in farming near Glasgow practically all his life. He and Mrs. Frye moved to Geistown last May to live with the Adam Frye family. Mr. Frye was a son of Adam and Sarah (Carter) Frye. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emmaline (Glasgow) Frye, and these children: Adam J. Frye, Geistown; Nevada, wife of Clyde Wasson, Montgomery County; Minnie, wife of Blair Funk, Altoona, and Delia, wife of Lester Scott, Williamsburg, Blair County. He leaves 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Jacob E. Frye was a brother of Elmer Frye, Williamsburg; Mrs. Laura Dickson and Mrs. Nora Richardson, both of Hollidaysburg. (Johnstown Daily Tribune, April 19, 1939)

FRYE, JOHN

John Frye of Mountaindale, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Altoona Hospital after several weeks' illness. He was born at Glasgow, Jan. 14, 1885, a son of John and Rebecca (Troxell) Frye. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bertha Frye and the following children; Mrs. Clara Baker of Flinton, Clarence of Fallentimber, Marie, Robert and Mrs. Roberta Russell of Houston, Tex., Fred of York, Mrs. Ellen Storey, Mrs. Lillian Smith, Mrs. Julia Yingling and Mrs. Geraldine Watchey, all of Altoona. 47 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters; Charles and Harry of Allemansville, Howard of Bellwood and Mary of Mountaindale. Three brothers and one son preceded him in death. Friends are being received at the Baker home in Flinton.

FRYE, MARY ELIZABETH

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Frye, wife of Harry C. Frye of 616 Tenth Avenue, Juniata, died at 6:16 o'clock this morning at her home after a short illness. She was born at Glasgow, Cambria county, on Dec. 9, 1885, a daughter of Samuel and Jacobbenia Glasgow and married Mr. Frye on Sept.1, 1903. Surviving are her husband, six sons, Clair, Virgil and Harry Jr. at home. Howard and Albert of Juniata and Melvin of Altoona; four grandchildren and three brothers; Jack and Edward of Allemansville and Frank of Altoona. Mrs. Frye was of the Lutheran faith.
FRYE - Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Glasgow Frye of 616 Tenth avenue, Juniata will be held at the home Wednesday at 1 o'clock then proceed to the United Brethren Church of Glasgow. Rev. Bittner and Rev. A.L. Barnett officiating. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

FRYE, MELVIN H.

Girard, Ohio – Melvin H. Frye, 76, of Girard, Ohio, and formerly of Fallentimber, died Friday, June 2, 2006, at his residence. Born March 26, 1930, at Fallentimber, he was a son of Clarence and Evelyn E. (Edmiston) Frye. Mr. Frye retired from US Steel, McDonald, Ohio, as a coil strapper. Surviving are two sons, Melvin A. of Girard and William H. of Warren, Ohio; two grandchildren; a step grandson,; a brother, Clarence; and two sisters, Elmeda Keith and Althea Zupon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Duane. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Glasgow. McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, is in charge of the arrangements.

FRYE, MILDRED M.

Mrs. Frye, 75, of Hollentown, Fallentimber RD, died at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 1983, in her home, after an extended illness. She was born Oct. 23, 1907, in Hollentown, the daughter of Homer E. and Lenora M. (Hollen) Weston, and married Howard W. Frye, who died in February 1948. Surviving are one son, Lynn W. R., of Columbus, Ind.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother and three sisters: Melvin E. of Hollentown, Zelda Burkholder of Blandburg, Pearl Adam of Clearfield and Marjorie Grove of Tyrone RD. Mrs. Frye was a member of the United Methodist Church, where she had served as organist and Sunday school teacher for many years. She was also president of the Reade Township Senior Center. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. today in the Plass Funeral Home, Glasgow.

FUSECK, FRANK J.

Frank J. Fuseck, 86, Blandburg, died March 26 at Altoona Hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1887, in Czechoslovakia. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine M., May 17, 1969. Mr. Fuseck is survived by these children: Mrs. Mary Gresh, Spangler; Rudolph and Mrs. Clara Kidwell, both of Eastlake, Ohio; Mrs. Josephine Zenesky, Dunnellon, Fla., Frank Jr., Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Margaret Flanagan and Mrs. Rose Clouser, both of Blandburg; Mrs. Catherine Dick, Marstons Mills, Mass; and Joseph, Euclid, Ohio; also 28 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Frank was a retired employee of Harbison-Walker Refractories, Blandburg. He was a member of St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, and Bellwood aerie 1859, Order of Eagles. Friends will be received today, Thursday, March 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Russell L. Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, where Rosary was recited Wednesday. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, Blandburg, the Rev. Bernard A. Przybocki officiating. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.

 

 

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