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MARAVIA, Mrs. Mary M.
 

THOMAS- Mrs. Mary Marie Maravia, 97, of Benbush, died Sunday in Oakland after a long illness. Mrs. Maravia was born in Russia, and was a member of Lodge 232, SLA. She is survived by a son, Tony Maravia, Davis; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The body is at the Spiggle Funeral Home, Davis, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Andrew Mann and Rev. Willis Summers.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery here.

Cumberland Evening Times July 25, 1961
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 1, 2009

MARCO, Mrs. Helen Exline

Salem - Helen Marco, 81, of 1370 S. Lincoln Ave., died at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Hutton Nursing Home Center I. Born March 13, 1917, in Flemington, W.Va., she was a daughter of Clarence and Lena (Whitehair) Exline, and was last employed as a clerk at Rudy's Market. She was a member of the Heritage Baptist Church in Salem. She was preceded in death on May 1, 1961, by her husband, Frank Marco, whom she married Sept. 23, 1933; a daughter, Wanda Brierly; two sisters, Frances Charlton and Dorothy Stottlemire; and three brothers, William, Ernest, and John Exline. Survivors include three sisters, Geneva Morris of Salem, Gayle Hutson and Maxine Costlow, both of Flemington, W.Va., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be Saturday at Stark Memorial with Rev. Ronald Laughlin officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 7, 2017

MAREAN, Everett
 
13 Jun 1898 Mr Everett Marean died at the home of a daughter near Washington DC at Brookland on Saturday (10 Jun). He was born in Lackawanna Co PA 58 years ago. He was with the Delaware and Lackawanna and Western RR for a while. He came here in 1873 as general agent for the B & O RR, serving for 5 years. Then, he became master of transportation for the George's Creek and Cumberland R R until his death. He was twice married, Miss Radle with whom 7 children were born, and his 2nd wife who survives was a Miss Shuck. Children still living are: John S at Alford PA; Albert; Raymond; and Mrs Gibbs, Mary, Fannie, and Margaret all at Brookland. Two brothers, Morel Marean, manager of the Western union Telegraph at Washington DC and Delzene Marean who also works for the same company; and also two sisters, Miss Francene Marean, telegraph operator for the Treasury Department in Washington DC and Miss Ellen Marean at Brookland. The funeral is from the home today at Centre & Valley streets and interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.
13 June 1898- Excerpts from The Cumberland Times - transcribed by Charles Often - 1898
Find A Grave Memorial# 80535513
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 3, 2017



MAREAN, Mrs. Margaret Radle
 
04 Aug 1890 Mrs Margaret Marean, wife of Everett Marean the Transportation Master of the C&P RR, died at her residence 64 Columbia Street on Sunday (3 Aug) of apoplexy. She had been ill for some time with asthma. She was in her 48th year and was married at Oxford Furnace NJ, but moved here to Cumberland when her husband became an agent for the B & O RR. She leaves her husband and 3 boys and 4 girls. She was a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church. The funeral is from the home and burial is in Rose Hill cemetery, with Rev J E Moffatt officiating. -
04 Aug 1890; Excerpts from The Cumberland Times transcribed by Charles Often - 1890
Find A Grave Memorial# 179959421
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 3, 2017

Name: Fred Edward Margraff
DOD: Wednesday, January 19, 2005, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Edith Kerns Margraff
Survived by: wife; daughter, Shirley Baldwin and husband Jim, Cumberland
Burial: January 22, 2005, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 14, 2014

MARK, Gordon Gish

Meyersdale, Pa., - Gordon Gish Mark, 53, of Arlington, Va., died yesterday at his home.,  He had been in ill health for some time. Born at Palmyra, he was a son of Mrs. Catherine (Gish) Mark, and the late Oliver Mark.  Mr. Mark was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and had been employed as a forester with the U. S. Department of Agriculture for 30 years.  He was a member of the Society of American Foresters and Blue Lodge F. & AM at Marlinton, W.Va.  Mr. Mark also was co-author of the book, "Managing The Family Forest." Also surviving are his widow, Hulda (Suder) Mark, and a brother, Warner Mark, Palmyra. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where prayer services  will be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m.  Graveside services will be held at Union Cemetery.
Cumberland Times - News, Cumberland, Allegany Co., MD. 23 October 1963
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed ~ Genie)

 

MARK, Mrs. Hulda Suder

Hulda (Suder) Mark, 62, of Meyersdale and Arlington, Va., died unexpectedly Saturday, April 15, 1972. She was stricken while at the wheel of her auto, driving south on Beachley St., Meyersdale, and apparently died immediately upon pulling her vehicle to the side of the street. Born in Meyersdale Dec. 13, 1909, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Maude (Bird) Suder. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Mark, in 1963. Mrs. Mark was a teacher in James Fenimore Cooper Intermediate School in McLean, Va., and in 1971 was included in the publication, "Personalities of the South." She was a graduate of Meyersdale High School, and West Virginia University, received a master of arts degree at WVU in 1936, and has had additional studies in a number of other institutions of higher learning. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Marlinton, W. Va., the Society of American Foresters, the Meyersdale Woman's Club, numerous education associations, and was a life member of Somerset County Historical and Genealogical Society. Surviving are a sister, Cleda Suder, Meyersdale; four brothers, Cecil B., Gorman and Glenn Suder, all of Meyersdale; and Melvin H. Suder, Ft. Wayne, Ind. Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon in Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale, with Rev. Robert Hoffman officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery, Meyersdale.
Published in the Meyersdale (PA) Republican, April 20, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 15, 2017


MARKBY, Adair Welton

CUMBERLAND — Adair Welton Markby, 85, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at her home in Cumberland. Born Jan. 27, 1926 in Keyser, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Wright M. and Harriette (Wierer) Welton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Markby; a brother, Sanford M. Welton; and a sister, Ruth Ann Taber. Mrs. Markby was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of West Virginia University and had a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Maryland. She worked for 15 years in the research laboratory of Westvaco Corp., Luke. She moved from the Tri-Towns to Kentucky in 1968 and lived in New Jersey from 1974 until 1994 before moving to Cumberland. She is survived by her son, Dr. David Welton Markby of San Francisco, Calif.; and a brother, Wright M. Welton of Kiefer. Friends will be received at Boal Funeral Home, Church Street, Westernport, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. Services will be conducted at Grace Memorial Community Church, Bishop Walsh Road, Cumberland at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 with Pastor Mickey Stephens officiating. Internment will be at Philos Cemetery, Westernport. The family requests that contributions be made to Grace Memorial Community Church or WMHS Hospice Services, Cumberland.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - August 15, 2011
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 14, 2015

MARKBY, Harry James

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Harry James Markby, 80, of 836 Bishop Walsh Dr., Cumberland, Md., died Thursday, January 16, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Previously he had been a resident of Lions Manor Nursing Home. Born August 23, 1922, in Ford Cliff, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas A. and Catherine (Boyd) Markby. A sister, Elizabeth Ann Preslipski, and two brothers, Kenneth A. Markby and Chester A. Markby, also preceded him in death. Mr. Markby was employed by Westvaco for 34 years before retiring in 1988. He joined the Personnel Department of Westvaco in 1951. At the time of his retirement he was working in the Corporate Personnel Office of Westvaco in New York City. Previously he spent six years in Kentucky as personnel manager at the newly built mill in Wickliffe. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a veteran of three years service with the United States Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. Surviving are his wife, Adair Welton Markby, of Cumberland; a son, Dr. David Welton Markby, of San Francisco, Calif.; four brothers, Raymond E. Markby, of Kittanny, Pa., James B. Markby, of Leechburg, Pa., Sidney A. Markby, of Tucson, Ariz., and Walden C. Markby, of Centralia, Ill. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, Md., on Friday, January 17. Hiram Lodge #103 AF & AM will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Friday at 7:15 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Grace Memorial Community Church, Bishop Walsh Road, Cumberland on Saturday, January 18, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Mickey Stephens officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to service. Interment will be Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, January 17, 2003
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 21, 2015

MARKER, Mrs. Althea Sanner

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Althea Marker, 73, died Friday at her home at Garrett. She was born in Fayette County March 13, 1883, a daughter of the late Abraham and Mary Kurtz Sanner. The widow of Harvey Marker, she leaves two daughters, nine grandchildren, one sister and one brother, Levi Sanner of South Connellsville.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 5, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 30, 2010

 

MARKER, Clyde

ROCKWOOD, Feb. 28 — Private Clyde Marker, son of Mrs. Archie Benford of Rockwood, R. D. 1, who was wounded seriously August 6 in France, was killed on the Western Front on February 2. After being wounded the first time, the soldier spent nearly two months in a hospital before rejoining his outfit in the latter part of November. He entered the service July 9, 1943, and went overseas early in January, 1944. Before going into the Army, he and a brother, Bruce, operated a wedge mill. Surviving are his mother, a brother and two sisters, Mrs. Robert Carolus and Miss Blanche Marker of Rockwood.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 28, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

MARKER, Mrs. Cora (Clara) Carney

Wheeling, WV., Nov 17
Services for Mrs Cora Carney Marker, 70, widow of Thomas E. Marker and native of Frostburg, Md., who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Donald D. Ellitt. Overlea, Md., were held this morning at St. Joseph's Cathedral here, with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery. She was a member of St. Joseph's Cathedral when a resident here and was prominent in a number of Catholic societies. She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret Carney and is survived by two other daughters. Sister Mary Julia of Wheeling Hospital and Sister F. Frances Clara of the congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph's Moundsville, W. Va. She was a sister of Alphonse Carney, Indianapolis, Ind.; Frank Carney, Joliet, ill. and Lee Carney, Wheeling.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, November 17, 1941 - pg 11, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 12, 2012

MARKER, Mrs. Ella F. Daughenbaugh

FORT ASHBY, W.Va - Mrs. Ella F. Marker, 79, of here, died Tuesday, June 7, in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born Jan. 24, 1904 in Thomas, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late James and Ella (Moran) Daughenbaugh. Her husband, Oscar L. Marker, died Friday. Mrs. Marker attended both Potomac State College and Shepherd College. She was a former Mineral County school teacher, was a member of the Church of the Annunciation, Fort Ashby, and was a charter member of the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ella May Northcraft, Cumberland, Mrs. Jean Douthitt and Mrs. Linda Hoey, both of Fort Ashby; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home Wednesday. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Church of the Annunciation, Fort Ashby. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert J. Marker, Chris Lockard, Edward Wasson, Eddie Linn, Wayne Linn and Bud Brennan. A Christian wake service will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Company will conduct a memorial service Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Scarpelli Funeral Home.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) News, Wednesday, June 8, 1983
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2017

MARKER, Mrs. Emma Mankamyer

Mrs. Emma Mankamyer Marker, age 74, died at her home in South Rockwood on Sunday evening March 6. She was the widow of John Marker who died eight years ago. She was born in Black Township, May 7, 1874, the daughter of the late Adolph and Louise Heining Mankamyer. The following children survive: George Marker, Rockwood; Ira Marker, Boswell; Mrs. Dan Critchfield, Meyersdale; nine grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. David Miller, Somerset; Mrs. Jones Christner, Torrington, Wyo.; Mrs. ?. G. Sufall, Akron, O.; Mrs. C. O. Meyers, South Connellsville; Dennis Mankamyer, Cumberland, Md. Funeral service was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Church of the Brethren in Rockwood. The Rev. W. F. Berkebile officiated, and burial, under direction of Mills & Mickey, was made in Rockwood I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Meyersdale Republican, March 10, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2009

MARKER, Ida Belle Fisher

Ida Belle Fisher Marker, wife of John Marker, died at her home Friday afternoon, January 23, after a prolonged illness from a complication of diseases. She was a daughter of the late John and Catherine Yoder Fisher and was born in Garrett, May 8, 1883. She is survived by her husband, one son, Wilmer Marker, of Garrett, six daughters, Mrs. Elmer Sechler, Meyersdale; Mrs. Morris Brant, Somerset; Mrs. Millard Brant, Garrett; Mrs. Harold Benford, Rockwood; Mrs. Paul Ankency, Somerset; Mrs. George Poorbaugh, Garrett, and the following sisters and brothers: Mary Fisher Brocht, Garrett; Lucy Fisher Engleka, Berlin; Jane Fisher Weimer, Lancaster; Charles Fisher, Kantner, and James Fisher, Garrett. She left 34 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Marker was a member of the Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church for many years. Funeral services were held in the Somerset Church of God, Monday, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Norman Seese officiating. Interment was made in the Somerset Memorial Park, under the direction of W. C. Price & Son, Meyersdale morticians.
Meyersdale Republican, January 29, 1948    (Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

Name:  J. Wm. "Bill" Marker, 87, of Fort Ashby, WV 
Parents: Ed Caudy Marker and Lena (Parker) Marker 
DOB: April 15, 1917, in Alaska, Mineral Co., WV 
DOD: November 15, 2004, at the Dawnview Center, Fort Ashby, WV 
Military: U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran, serving during WW II, (1942-1945). A sergeant medical corpsman, he served with the 384th Bomber Group in France and England 
Predeceased by: parents; infant sibling; sisters, Marie Hartman, Clara Green, and Edna Wasson; brothers, Reese Marker, Oscar Marker, James Marker, and Robert "Shorty" Marker 
Survived by: sister, Virginia McCort, Fort Ashby 
Burial: Fort Ashby Cemetery 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted March 8, 2014

MARKER, John N.

MEYERSDALE - John N. Marker, 89, of RD 1, Garrett, died Saturday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Garrett, December 10, 1879, he was a son of the late Adam and Barbara (Short) Marker. His wife, Ida (Fisher) Marker, preceded him in death. Mr. Marker is survived by a son, Wilmer Marker, of Garrett; six daughters, Mrs. Millard Brant, Garrett; Mrs. Elsie Brant, RD 4, Somerset; Mrs. Mary Ankney, Richmond, Va.; Mrs. Harold Benford, Rockwood; Mrs. Elmer Sechler, RD 2, Meyersdale and Mrs. George Poorbaugh, RD, Garrett; a sister, Mrs. Theodore Lehman, Berlin; 36 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. Rev. William H. Snyder will officiate and interment will be in Somerset County Memorial Park, Somerset.
The Cumberland News, April 28, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARKER, Rex M.

Rex M. Marker, 52, of Fort Ashby, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, where he had been admitted Sunday. A native of Fort Ashby, he was a son of the late Henry A. and Olive G. (Wagner) Marker. He was a Chessie System employee, a member of Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths and Forgers Helpers Local 1032, and Trinity United Methodist Church, Fort Ashby, and a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his widow Edna L. (Blue) Marker; a daughter, Mrs. Anna G. Wagoner, Fort Ashby; a son, Randy L. Marker, Short Gap; a sister, Mrs. Edith Chase, RD 1, Ridgeley; a brother, Harold A. Marker, Fort Ashby, and four grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home, where friends will be received today and tomorrow. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday in Trinity United Methodist Church, by Rev. Richard M. Thornton. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, Thursday, August 4, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2017

MARKLEY, Mrs. Ida May Sines
 
OAKLAND -  Mrs. Ida May Markley, 88, died yesterday at Garrett County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient three weeks. A native of Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late William and Sarah C. (Lewis) Sines and was the widow of Sylvester Markley. Mrs. Markley was a member of Pine Grove Church of the Brethren. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Rodeheaver, Oakland; Mrs. John O’Haver, with whom she resided; Mrs. Hazel Roy, Hutton, and Mrs. Lona Gutherie and Mrs. Gladys Burdette, both of Hyattsville, and a son, Paul Markley, Hutton. Also surviving are two half-brothers, Jones Sines, Oakland, and Silas Sines, College Park; 26 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Leighton-Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. J. Stanley Earbart and Rev. Donald Matthews. Interment will be in the Taylor-Sines Cemetery.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland, March 13, 1963; page 18
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted January 19, 2013

 

Name: Doris Marion Marks, 75, of Ridgeley, WV

Parents: John William Dyer and Pearl V. (Butts) Dyer

DOB: December 25, 1927, Cumberland, MD

DOD: Thursday, April 17, 2003, at her home

Spouse: Troy T. Marks

Predeceased by: parents

Survived by: husband; brother, John W. Dyer, Jr., and his wife Wanda, Martinsburg, WV

Burial: Sunset Memorial Park

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 8, 2015

MARKS, Mrs. Julia A. Garey

An Aged Woman Dead ~ Mrs Julia A Marks Passed Away at Pittsburg
Mrs Julia A Marks, mother of Mrs Joseph Shilling of this city, died in Pittsburgh yesterday at the residence of Mrs L A Ward, with whom she was making her home. Mrs Marks was eighty-four years of age and was born in Cumberland, the daughter of Peter Garry(sic) who died many years ago.  He was also a native of Cumberland and resided here nearly all of his life.  She was united in marriage to Harvey C Marks early in life.  Her husband died about thirty years ago.  Mrs Marks is survived by three daughters and one son.  She was well known in Cumberland, having in late years spent her winters here with her daughter, Mrs Shilling.  During the summer months, she resided with another daughter, Mrs S B Tedrow in Glade, Pa.  The funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at Glade, Pa.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 26, 1905 - pg 6, col 4
Find A Grave Memorial# 96821209
(Courtesy of Pat Daily)
Posted April 9, 2016

 

Name: Florence Naomi Markwood, 88, of Cumberland, MD

Parents: Walter P. Rizer and Frances (Shaffer) Rizer

DOB: October 6, 1914, Mount Savage, MD

DOD: Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home

Spouse: George A. Markwood

Predeceased by: parents; husband; daughter, Norma Jean Black

Survived by: daughter, W. Faye LeMasters and husband Clark, Ellerslie, MD

Burial: Sunday, April 13, 2003, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 8, 2015

MARKWOOD, Mrs. JoAnn Smith

JoAnn Markwood, 67, Oakland, formerly of Terra Alta, W.Va., died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Heartland of Preston County, Kingwood, W.Va. Born July 13, 1944, in Baltimore, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Herman and Mildred Florence Weaver Smith. She was also preceded in death by one son, John Robert Markwood. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Terra Alta. She was a graduate of Terra Alta High School. JoAnn loved bass fishing on Lake Okeechobee, Florida. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John Markwood Jr., Oakland; two sons, Brent A Markwood, San Francisco, Calif., and Michael Shawn Markwood and spouse Tammy, Oakland; one daughter, Christi Jo Markwood, Oakland; two brothers, Larry W. Smith, Star Valley Ranch, Wyo., and James E. Smith, Kingwood; one sister, Carolyn McCain, Vero Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren, John William Markwood III, Alexis Markwood, Eric Pittman, Jacqueline Markwood, MiKayla Markwood, Shawn Markwood, and Abbigail Baker. A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church, Terra Alta, on Friday, Dec. 2, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Michael L. Daniels officiating. Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com.
The Republican; Oakland, Garrett Co, MD; Dec 1, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted June 16, 2012

 

MARLEY, Laura T. Rigely nee Morris

Laura T. Marley, widow of Thomas Marley, died Monday morning at the home of her son, Albert Rigley, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a former resident of Hagerstown and moved to Memphis three years ago. She was aged 67. Mrs Marley was born in Allegany Co, a daughter of James and Armeda Morris. While living in Hagerstown, she was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church. Surviving besides son, Albert, are daughter, Mrs Teresa Wallis, this city; brothers, William Morris, this city, Thomas, Baltimore and John and Hugh, both of Westernport; sister, Mrs Roy Smith, this city. Four grandchildren also survive. The Sodality of the Virgin Mary will meet at the Souder-Router Funeral Home for prayers, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Requiem Mass will be celebrated by Fr Robert S Passerilli Friday at 10 a.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will be made in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Morning Herald; Hagerstown, Washington Co, Md., March 12, 1957 - pg 2, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 30, 2010

MARLEY, Thomas

Thomas Marley died Thursday at his home, on Buck Hill, He was a native of Ireland and was 67 years old. He came to Lonaconing from Franklin about 17 years ago, and worked in the mines for a while. He leaves his wife, two sons and several daughters. The funeral took place this morning from St. Mary's church and interment was made in the Catholic cemetery.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, February 1, 1913 - pg 6, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 4, 2012

MARKWOOD, Mrs. Maggie L. Rogers

MEYERSDALE, Jan. 8 — Mrs. Maggie L. (Rogers) Markwood, 69 years old, died Tuesday at her home in Wellersburg. Mrs. Markwood was born in Petersburg, W. Va., in 1872, a daughter of the late Albert and Mary E. Rogers. Her husband, William P. Markwood, preceded her in death. Surviving are the following children: George of Wellersburg, James of Cumberland, Rumsay of Corriganville and Mrs. Roy Smith, at home. She also leaves two brothers, Hugh Rogers of Petersburg and E. C. Rogers of Huntington, Indiana.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 8, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2010

MARLEY, John

"Current News Of Lonaconing-Death of John Marley, a Most Respected Citizen-Mr. John Marley, one of Lonaconing's most respected citizens, died at his home on Railroad street at 12:15 o'clock. The funeral arrangements are not yet completed."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Thurs 27 Jun 1907
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 9, 2009

 

MARLEY, Michael A.

"Lonaconing-Michael A. Marley, 77, died last night at his home on St. Mary's Terrace. A retired coal miner, he was a son of the late Thomas J. and Mary Ann (McPartland) Marley, and was unmarried. Mr. Marley was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society of the parish. Surviving are four sisters, Miss Catherine Marley and Mrs. Matilda O'Rourke, both of Lonaconing; Mrs. John C. Gorman, Washington, and Mrs. William Rae, McKeesport, Pa."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Wed 4 Apr 1956
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 9, 2009

 

MARMAN, Reese

Despondent on account of poor health, Reese Marman, a Union veteran, committed suicide at Frederick, on January 19th.
Keyser Tribune, January 24, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 19, 2010

MARRIOTT, Mrs. Juliett Catherine Barnett

Keyser, W. Va. Jan. 31 ~ Today promptly at the noon hour Rev. G. R. Hammond, of Keyser, held funeral services over the remains of Mrs. J. C. Marriott, and on B. & O. train No. 55, they were conveyed to Piedmont, then transferred in Philos Cemetery. Mrs. Marriott died late Tuesday night at her home in McCoole, aged 76 years. She resided here only a few years, having moved from  Westernport where five years ago her husband, J. C. Marriott, who was a Union veteran, died. She is survived by several children, all of whom were present to pay last respects, as follows: Miss Alice and Harry Marriott, at home; E. M. Marriott, at home; E. M. Marriott, a merchant of Latrobe, Pa.; Miss Anna N. S. and T. E. Marriott, of Elkins.
Published Friday, January 31, 1913 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 7, col. 3.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 20, 2015

MARSH, Clyde J.
 
WESTERNPORT - Clyde J. Marsh, 80, of Arnold Lane, Westernport, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 28, 1930, in Westernport, he was the son of the late Clyde V. and Gladys L. (Miller) Marsh. An infant brother, Ervin, another brother, Ray Marsh, a son, James Marsh, a grandchild, Cherie Marsh, and two brothers-in-law, Charles McCarty and Raymond Smith, also preceded him in death. Mr. Marsh was a graduate of Bruce High School, and was recently proudly inducted into the Bruce High School Hall of Fame. He honorably served in the United States Air Force, and saw action during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Marsh was the well known owner of Marsh Contracting, and had a reputation for building very high-quality homes. He also owned Marsh Coal Company. He was responsible for the development of the Marsh Addition housing development in Westernport. He also conceived, developed, and owned the Tri-Towns Shopping Center, which once served the area just southeast of Westernport. He leaves behind his wife, Beth; a daughter, Linda Summerfield and husband Jamie of Cumberland; two sons, Matthew "Herk" Marsh and wife Jackie of Westernport, Clyde "CJ" Marsh at home; three sisters, Evelyn McCarty of Westernport, Mary Lou Smith of Westernport, Thelma "Beanie" Failinger and husband Jake of Frostburg; a brother, Thomas Marsh and wife Jackie of Westernport; and a daughter-in-law, Regina Marsh of Westernport. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Kelly Marsh, Brian Marsh, Michelle McDougal, Russell Goode, Andrew Summerfield, Julie Summerfield, Sabrina Bollman, and Joshua Marsh; two great-grandchildren, Summer Goode and Brody McDougal, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Tuesday, May 10 and on Wednesday, May 11. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. George Loar officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, with military honors accorded at graveside.
The Mineral Daily News-Tribune, Keyser, WV, May 10, 2011
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 13, 2015

MARSH, Mrs. Dorothy G. Keplinger

Westernport, MD - Dorothy G. Marsh, 90, formerly of 105 Roosevelt St., Westernport, and most recently of Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the nursing center. Born June 7, 1921 in Maysville, WV, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Bessie (Rohrbaugh) Keplinger. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester Wingfield Marsh, a son, Chester Robert Marsh and a grandson, Jason Manning Mroz. Dorothy retired from Westvaco Corp., having worked in the lab. She was a member of Westernport Church of the Brethren. She was a well known seamstress, and enjoyed upholstering, dress making and quilting. She leaves behind a daughter, Sondra Kay Mroz of San Diego, CA; a sister, Mary Harman of Maysville, WV; four grandchildren, Tonya Klacik and husband Bill of Burlington, WV, Jeff Marsh and wife Denise of Barton, Sean Marsh of Westernport, and Melissa Mendoza of San Diego, CA. She is also survived by ten great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Friday from 6 to 8 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Diane May and Rev. William Shimer officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Mineral Daily News-Tribune, Keyser, WV, April 27, 2012 
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 21, 2015

MARSH, Mrs. Maxine Louise Fisher
 
WESTERNPORT — Maxine Louise Marsh, 81, of Frostburg Village Nursing Home and formerly of Westernport, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the nursing home. Born in Piedmont, W.Va., on Dec. 6, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Bessie Fisher. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bobbie Fisher; a sister, Virginia Fisher, a son, James Marsh and a grandchild, Cherie Marsh. She graduated from Piedmont High School in 1951. She was co-owner and manager of Marsh Construction, later Marsh Coal. She was also owner and manager of Maxine’s Cards and Gifts in the Tri-Towns Plaza. She worked as a house parent at Burlington Children’s Home and later finished her career at Steve’s Pharmacy in Bel Air. Maxine was known for her kind heart and great spirit. She loved spending time with her family and sharing her wonderful bread and homemade pies. Her laughter and love will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived by daughter, Linda Summerfield and husband Jamie; son, Matthew “Herk” Marsh and wife Jackie, and daughter-in-law, Regina Marsh. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, Kelley Marsh, Russell Goode, Brian Marsh, Michelle McDougal, Andrew Summerfield, Julie Summerfield, Sabrina Boolman and Josh Marsh, and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Diane May officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
The Cumberland Times-News, August 16, 2014
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 14, 2015

MARSHALL, Mrs. Agnes T. Feldman
 
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Agnes T. Marshall, widow of John Marshall, died yesterday afternoon at the residence of her sister, Miss Lillian Feldman, Eckhart.  A daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Farley) Feldman, she was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Besides Miss Feldman, she leaves another sister, Mrs. Mary McMillan, McKeesport, Pa.; a brother, James Feldman, Farmington, W. Va., and several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home here. A requiem mass will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m in St. Michael's Church and interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, November 29, 1950 - pg 21, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 7, 2013

MARSHALL, Mrs. Beatrice Ryan

FROSTBURG — Beatrice R. “Red” (Ryan) Marshall, 95, of Frostburg, formerly of Lonaconing, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born June 3, 1916, in Eckhart, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. Ryan and Maude (Trimble) Ryan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John W. Marshall, who died in 1966; four sisters, and two brothers. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was owner and operator of Red's Taxi Service in Lonaconing and a member of the Lonaconing Republican Club. She lived at the Frostburg Heights Apartments and had been a resident of the Frostburg Village Nursing Home for the past year. She is survived by her cousin Albert Ryan and wife Frances, of Frostburg; niece, Phyllis (Royce) Cannon, of New Lexington, Ohio; nephew Charles Gallagher and wife Ann, of Coshocton, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, April 13, 2012, at Sowers Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Loar officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Times-News, April 12, 2012
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012

MARSHALL, J. H.

Midland- Dropping to the ground just as he reached his home ten minutes before noon this morning, J. H. Marshall , manager of the J. H. Marshall Co. store, expired of heart trouble. Mr. Marshall was about 59 years of age. He was formerly of Moorefield, W. Va., but came here a number of years ago and founded the store which bore his name. He was twice married and is survived by his second wife and two children by each wife.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 11, 2010

MARSHALL, John W.

Lonaconing - John W. Marshall, 58, a 20-yr employe of the County Roads Department, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. He was a son of the late William and Rachel (Smith) Marshall. He is survived by his widow, Beatrice (Ryan) Marshall; one sister, Miss Jane Marshall, here, and one brother, Pete Marshall, also of Lonaconing. Mr. Marshall was a member of the Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company and the Lonaconing Republican Club. The body is at Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 tomorrow. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Friday at 2 p.m. with interment in Frostburg Memorial Park. Rev. John McLain will officiate. The members of Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company will attend in a body.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 6, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012

MARSHALL, Robert, Sr.

Robert Marshall, Sr., the oldest resident of Lonaconing, died yesterday after a bried illness. He was 93. Mr. Marshall was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland. He came to Lonaconing in 1870 where he married Margaret McKinley on September 19, 1871. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Surviving are four sons, William, former postmaster, Robert, Jr., and James, all of Lonaconing, and John, Washington, D. C., and two daughters, Mrs. Robert M. Hutcheson, Cumberland, and Jane Marshall, home, 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren."
Unknown newspaper: "Lonaconing, Md., May 10, 1939
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 4, 2012

MARTEENY, Elisabeth Fike

Meyersdale, Pa., July 3 — Mrs. Elisabeth Fike Marteeny, 86, died Monday from paralysis at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Howard Speicher, Meyersdale, R. D. 2. Her husband, Simon Marteeny, died 24 years ago. She is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Samuel Saylor and Mrs. Ira Fike, and a son, Elias Marteeny, all of Meyersdale. Eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren also survive. Rev. George Detwiler, of Huntingdon, Pa., former pastor, will conduct the funeral services, assisted by Rev. DeWitt Miller, pastor of the Church of the Brethren. A brief service will be held at the Speicher home followed by the regular services in the Church of the Brethren. Interment will be in Union cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 3, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

MARTENEY, Colonel E.

Colonel E. Marteney, 75, of near Fort Ashby, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted Friday. Born in Barbour County, W. Va., he was the son of the late Jeff and Ida (Strader) Marteney. Surviving are his widow, Pearl (Phillips) Marteney; one daughter, Mrs. Lucille Rubio, Tampa, Fla.; one brother, Owen Marteney, Volga, W. Va.; three grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Marteney was a retired Western Maryland Railway employe and was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Ridgeley Rod and Gun Club and the Allegany Beagle Club. He was a veteran of World War II. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted Friday at 1 p. m. at the funeral home in charge of Rev. Ronald R. Winterberg, pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church, Ridgeley. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.
The Cumberland News, November 4, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

MARTENS, Mrs. Anna Schell/Shell

Frostburg, Feb. 17 — Mrs. Anna Martens, 60, wife of Henry Martens, Youngstown, O., and the former Miss Anna Shell, a native of Mt. Savage, died suddenly yesterday from a heart attack. Fifteen years ago she moved with her family to Youngstown. She lived at National for many years. Besides her husband she leaves four grown sons and daughters, all of Youngstown. She was a sister of Mrs. Christopher Martens, Youngstown; Mrs. William Murray, Cumberland, and Mrs. George Lynch, Mt. Savage. She was a member of the Methodist Church. The funeral will be held in Youngstown tomorrow afternoon.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 17, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 5, 2011

MARTENS, Christopher

Christopher Martens Is Taken By Death - Christopher R. Martens, aged 66, of 722 Lexington Ave., died of complications at 8:10 p. m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Summers. He had lived in Youngstown 20 years. Born in Pennsylvania, Mr. Martens came to Youngstown in 1912. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Church and well known in the city. Mr. Martens leaves his wife Kathryn Shell Martens, and the following children: Walter Martens of Frostburg, Md.; Mrs. John Jackson of Sandpatch, Pa.; George Martens of Meyersdale, Pa.; Howard Martens of Belton, Tex.; Cleaver, Leroy, Charles, Louis Martens and Mrs. Gene Webb, all of Youngstown, and 22 grandchildren. Two brothers, Henry and William Martens of Youngstown and two sisters, Mrs. Emil Sweitzer of McDonald, Pa. and Mrs. Pete Michaels of Barnsville, Pa. The body is at Higgins Funeral Home and will be taken to 722 Lexington Ave. on Monday evening. Funeral services will be at 2.30 p.m. Wednesday at the residence. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery.
Youngstown Vindicator, December 12, 1932
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARTENS, Cleaver

Frostburg, Sept. 28 — Cleaver Martens, 46, a son of Mrs. Katherine and the late Christopher Martens, former residents, died early this morning at Youngstown, Ohio, after an illness of two months. An employee of the Edison Power Company, Youngstown, Mr. Martens had been a coal miner while a resident of this section. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, the former Miss Helen Ramhauff, and one daughter, Helen, at home. He was a brother of Leroy, Charles and Louis Martens, Mrs. Geneva Summers, and Mrs. Alpha Webb, Youngstown; Howard Martens, Belton, Texas; George Martens, Meyersdale; and Mrs. Pearl Jackson, Sand Patch, Pa. The funeral will be held Wednesday with burial in Youngstown.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 28, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

MARTENS, Mrs. Cleo Frances Steward
 
Mrs. Cleo Frances Martens, 64, of 1020 Ella Avenue, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where she was taken after falling at her home. Born in Keyser, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Josephine (Dawson) Steward.  Mrs. Martens was a member of the Salvation Army and Queen City Lodge 145, Loyal Star of America. Also surviving are her husband Joseph H. Martens; two sons, Donald McCoy, Miami, Fl., and George McCoy, Wolflake, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. anf 7 to 9 p.m. The family requests that memorials be made to the Western Maryland Heart Association.
Cumberland Evening Times, 27 Dec 1973
(Courtesy of Lee Deetz Fasnacht)
Posted November 21, 2009

MARTENS, Joachim Christopher

J. C. Martens, aged 89, died Wednesday at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. H. R. Petenbrink, this place. He is survived by nine children as follows: Mrs. Amial Sweitzer, Mrs. Peter Michaels, Mrs. E. J. Adamson, Mrs. Sara Roberta Getty and Mrs. Lawrence Winebrenner, and Henry, Chris, William and John Petenbrink (Martens). There are 54 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren. John H. Martens, Somerset, Pa., is a brother. He formerly lived at Wellersburg, Pa., where the funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock with burial in Cook's Cemetery. 
Cumberland Times, March 24, 1922
[The initials J. C. stand for Joachim Christopher]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARTENS, John E.

Funeral services for John E. Martens, 53 years old, who died yesterday at his home, 316 Pennsylvania avenue, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the headquarters of the Salvation Army, of which he was a member. Brigadier General S. W. Sieler, of Baltimore, will be in charge of the services. Mr. Martens is survived by his wife and four children; Joseph, James, Margaret and Goldie Martens. Three brothers and two sisters also survive. Burial will be at Eckhart.
Cumberland Times, March 5, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARTENS, Joseph Carroll

Man Dies after Being Hit by Car - Joseph Carroll Martens, 24, of 20 Wineow Street, who was struck by a car yesterday afternoon on Vocke Road, was pronounced dead on arrival late last night, at the West Virginia Medical Center, Morgantown. He was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital where he underwent surgery, and was transferred to Morgantown in "critical" condition. The accident occurred at 3:50 p.m. on Vocke Road about 1,000 feet west of Braddock Road. State Police said Mr. Martens was struck by an auto operated by Paul Wayne Campbell, 18, of Rawlings, and owned by Lawrence Leidinger, of Cumberland. They said Martens had run out of gas and managed to get the car to the extreme right hand lane of the divided highway. Mr. Martens was attempting to put gas in his car and stepped back into the path of the Leidinger vehicle. Police said young Campbell had observed the car parked along the highway although his visibility was obscured by the bright sunlight, and he struck Mr. Martens who was knocked about 30 feet into the air over the Leidinger car. Trooper R. E. Alderton, who is investigating the accident, said charges are pending. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of Joseph H. and Cleo F. (Steward) Martens. A lifelong resident, he was a machinist in the local B&O Diesel shops, a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Machinists, Local 212, and a member of Central Assembly of God Church. Besides his parents, surviving are his widow, Lois (Shaffer) Martens; one son, Maurice S. Martens, and one daughter, Jody Lynn Martens, at home; and two brothers, Harry D. Martens, Miami, and George R. McCoy, Wolf Lake, Ind. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in Central Assembly of God Church by Rev. Vincent E. Beemer. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, November 7, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARTENS, Russell (infant)

Russell T. Martens, aged 18 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. E. Martens, died at their home in Eckhart on Tuesday morning from a complication of diseases. The funeral will take place today (Wednesday) at 2 o'clock, with interment in the Eckhart cemetery. Rev. Edwards, of the M. E. Church, of Eckhart, will officiate.
The Evening Times, March 10, 1909
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

MARTENS, Walter Edward

MEYERSDALE, June 5 - Walter Edward Martens, 51, a blacksmith for 18 years, died Tuesday at his home at Frostburg, Md. He was a brother of George Martens of Meyersdale and Mrs. Pearl Jackson of Sand Patch.
Daily Courier, June 5, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

MARTENS, Mrs. Walter E. nee Tressler

Mrs. Walter E. Martens, 80, of 93 Washington Street, died yesterday at Miners Hospital where she had been admitted January 18. She had been in ill health for some time. Born in Somerset Co., Pa., she was the daughter of George W. and Annie (Bittner) Tressler, and was the widow of Walter E. Martens. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, and the Calanthe Temple 3, Pythian Sisters. Surviving are four sons: G. Franklin and Carl L. Martens, here; Robert W. Martens, Loysville, Pa.; and Elmer L. Martens, Coatsville, Ind.; four daughters, Mrs. Lena Rizer, Youngstown, O.; Mrs. LaVerne Yutzy, Pocahontas; Mrs. Emma A. Walker, Las Cruces, N.M.; and Mrs. Eleanor M. Thompson, Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Emma Compton, Winchester Road; and a brother, Herbert Tressler, Nemacolin, Pa.; 27 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home. Pythian Sisters will hold a memorial service there tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. Services will be conducted there at 1:30 p.m. Thursday by Rev. George Wehler. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be John Lapp, William Kroll, James Brode, Arthur Irwin, William McKenzie and D. Michael Miller.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 26, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 5, 2010

 

MARTENY, James W.

SOMERSET, Aug. 23 — Traffic accidents claimed three Somerset county persons over the weekend. Two Meyersdale men were burned to death when the truck in which they were riding crashed into another truck near Doswell, Va., on U. S. Route 1. They were identified as James W. Marteny, 44, and Harry C. Early, 31, employees of the Walker Milk Transportation Company. The bodies were burned beyond recognition. The son of Elias and Olive Fike Marteny, James W. Marteny also leaves one sister and two brothers, Mrs. Emmett Gnagey of Uniontown, and Simon of Meyersdale and Carl of Akron, Ohio. Mr. Early, the son of Harry Early and the late Minnie Nicholson Early, leaves his father, his widow, Mrs. Mary Yutzy Early, of Meyersdale, and three daughters, Nancy, Eilene and Arlene.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, August 23, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

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