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LENHART, Mrs. Allie Bradigan

HYNDMAN—Mrs.Allie Elizabeth Lenhart, 81, died yesterday at the Smith Rest Home in Manns Choice. She was a daughter of the late Benjamin and. Sara (Evans) Bradigan and the widow of Homer Lenhart. She was a member of Central Church of God. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Siegner, here; a brother, Walter Bradigan, Corriganville; a sister, Mrs. Stella Shaffer, here, and a granddaughter, Shirleen Siegner. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from until 4 and 7 until 9 p. m. A service will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p. m. Rev. James Ryan and Rev. Harry Rittenhouse will officiate. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 9, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

LENHART, Mrs. Helen R. Tipton

Meyersdale - Mrs. Helen R. Lenhart, 66, of RD 1, Garrett, died yesterday in St. Mary's, Pa. Born at Elk Lick Township, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Anna Mary (Gray) Tipton. Surviving are her husband, Andrew Lenhart; a daughter, Mrs. Sara Bolden; St. Mary's; three sisters, Mrs. Gretchen Baker, Mrs. Louise Stevanus, Garrett, and Mrs. Hilda Johanson, Dayton, Ohio, and six grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Paul Snyder officiating. Interment will be
in Highland Cemetery, Garrett.

The Cumberland Evening Times, November 11, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2012

LENHART,  Mrs. Tosca

Mrs. Tosca Lenhart, wife of William A. Lenhart, of Garrett, died Monday night. An Italian war bride, in America only five months, she had met her husband and married him while he was serving with the American armed forces in Florence, Italy.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, November 14, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

 

LENHART, William McKinley

MEYERSDALE- William McKinley Lenhart, 80 , of Garrett, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. A native of Garrett, he was a son of the late Nelson and Virginia (Bowman) Lenhart. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of Garrett United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Clara (Moyle) Lenhart; nine sons, Andrew Lenhart, Garrett; James, Richard and Terry Lenhart, York; Robert, Lancaster; Glenn, Rockwood; Bernard, Windsor; Walter, Garrett; and Stanley Lenhart, Manchester; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Yoder, Warren, Ohio; Mrs. Vivian Ludden, here; Mrs. Bessie Christner, Baden; a brother, Earl Lenhart, Listie; a sister, Mrs. Violet Norris, Hancock, Md.; 25 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home. A service will be conducted at the Garrett Methodist Church on Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Paul Snyder will officiate and interment will be in the Highland
Cemetery, Garrett.

The Cumberland Evening Times, April 26, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2009

 

 

LENNAN, Miss Anna L.
 
Westernport; March 21. — Miss Anna L Lennan, Railroad street, who rendered outstanding service as a telephone operator in the 1924 flood, died Friday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W. Va., following an operation March 3. She was presented with the Vail medal, in honor of the first president of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, for giving services beyond the requirements of duty because, she remained at the exchange March 29, 1824, although the building was surrounded with water. A native of Piedmont, she lived at Westernport for over forty years and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Catharine (Hanley) Lennan. She had been employed by the present telephone company since October 2, 1905 and in 1940 was presented with a diamond pin in recognition of thirty-five service of the company. She was appointed chief operator Dec. 7, 1924 and served in that capacity since that time. Before she was appointed chief operator, she was day chief operator. Previous to her employment with the present company she was employed with an independent concern, the Keyser and Piedmont Telephone company which was merged with the present company. She was secretary of the American Legion Auxilary of Kelly-Mansfield Post No 52 of which she was a charter member; treasurer of the Piedmont's Women's Club; president of the Westernport and Luke Democratic Women's Club; member of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin and member of St Peter's Catholic Church. She was active in the American Red Cross. She is survived by one sister, Miss Mary E. Lennan, who resided with her; one brother, Joseph Lennan, Baltimore. Rev. Joseph Moran, Baltimore, is a first cousin. The funeral mass will be Monday in St. Peter's Church.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, March 22, 1942 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 22, 2012

 

LENNAN, Mrs. Clara Trapp

Death of Mrs. Clara Lennan.
Mrs. Clara Lennan, who would have celebrated her eighty-first birthday Anniversary today, died at her home yesterday afternoon, after a short illness. Since coming to this country from her birthplace in Bavaria, Germany, 79 years ago, Mrs, Lennan spent most of her life in the State of Maryland going first to Baltimore. The Lennan family have lived in Midland and Ocean for more than 30 years, and the deceased was well known through this section. She is survived by one son, Captain Thomas Lennan, Chaplain Corps, U S Army, stationed at Fort McKinley, Philippine Islands, and two daughters, Mrs. Timothy Kilduff, of Ocean, Md., Miss Mary Lennan, of Elkins, W.Va. Funeral services will probably be held 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Midland,
with Rev. Joseph Moran of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Church, Washington, officiating. Father Moran is a nephew of the deceased.
Burial will be in St. Peter's cemetery, Westernport.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 11, 1926 - pg 10, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 18, 2010

 

LENNAN, Joseph
 
Westernport, Md April 10 - Joseph Lennan, formerly of Westernport, died Monday night at the Sykesville Sanitarium. He was a telegrapher for the Western Maryland Railway, starting here and later become agent at Luke and Elkins, W Va. Mr Lennan was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Hanley). His sister was the late Miss Anna L Lennan, was chief operator at the Piedmont Telephone exchange. Another sister, Miss Mary Lennan, of Cumberland, survives. The body arrived this morning at the Boal Funeral Home where it will remain until services tomorrow at 9 a. m. in St. Peter's Catholic church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, April 10, 1946 - pg 13, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 22, 2012

 


LENNAN, Joseph Aloysius
 
Westernport, Md - May 25 - Joseph Aloysius Lennan, 84, former Western Maryland railroad tower watchman here for forty years died early last night at his home, following an illness since Wednesday. A native of Galway County, Ireland, at the age of fifteen, he came to Westernport where he had resided since. Prior to working for the Western Maryland, he was employed by the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad. He was retired three years ago. He was a son of the late Michael and Mary Lennan and was a member of the Holy Name Society of St Peter's Catholic Church. Besides his widow, Mrs Katherine (Hanley) Lennan, he leaves two daughters, Miss Anna L Lennan, chief operator of the Piedmont exchange of the C & P Telephone Company and Miss Mary E Lennan and Joseph A Lennan, Jr. A solemn high requiem mass will be sung Friday at 9 a. m. in St. Peter's Catholic church, with two nephews officiating. They are the Rev Joseph Moran of Washington, D.C. celebrant and the Rev Thomas J Lennan, U. S. Army Chaplain at Leavenworth, Kan, deacon. The Rev Victor Dowgiallo will be sub-deacon. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, May 25, 1937 - pg 13, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 22, 2012

 

 
LENNAN, Miss Mary
 
WESTERNPORT - Miss Mary Ellen Lennan, 74, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland where she was admitted last week after being injured in a fall at Allegany County Infirmary. A lifelong resident of Westernport, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Hanley) Lennan. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. A requiem mass will he celebrated Wednesday at 3:30 a. m. at St. Peter's Church by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Moran, a cousin of Miss Lennan. He is pastor of St. Thomas Apostle Church, Washington. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. The body is at the Boal Funeral Home here.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, April 29, 1957 - pg 16, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 22, 2012

LENNAN, Miss Mary

"ELKINS, W. Va. - Miss Mary Alice Lennan, 79, of 212 First Street, died Wednesday in the Davis Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient three months. She had been in failing health six months.  Born at Westernport, Md., a daughter of the late Thomas and Bridgett (Donahue) Lennan, she had lived here 60 years. Miss Lennan, who attended old Frostburg (Md.) Normal School owned and operated a contract motor transfer business here and had worked as a bookkeeper for a member of local stores and businesses.  Miss Lennan was a member of St. Brendan's Catholic Church and the Altar Society of the parish.  Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Margaret Kilduff, Hyattsville, Md.; a niece, Mrs. James Coyle, Cumberland, and two nephews, Thomas G. Kilduff, Mt. Savage, Md., and Timothy J. Kilduff, Hyattsville. The body is at the Lohr Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited today at 7:30 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a. m. at St. Brendan's Church by Rev. Charles Doyle and interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Westernport, Md."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 1 Mar 1963
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 28, 2012

 

LENNAN, Rev. Thomas J.

REV. THOMAS J. LENNAN DIES IN WASHINGTON
Retired Catholic Army Chaplain Lived For A Number of Years In Midland
Midland, -  Jan. 9 .—The Rev Thomas J. Lennana, 56. retired chaplain of the U. S. Army with the rank of colonel, dted at 2 p. m. today in Walter Reed Hospital, Washingtou. D..C.. where he had been a patient since last July. A son of the late Thomas J. and Bridget Donahue Lennan. he was born in Westernport, but resided for a number of years in Midland. He .attended St. Michael's school; Frostburg, and St. Joseph's in Midland before entering St. Charles College, Elllcott Cfty.  He was ordained to the priesthood 30 years ago in the Baltimore Cathedral by the late James Cardinal Gibbons.  Father Lennan was in the U. S. Army for 23 years, including seven years in foreign parts. He served at Fort Mills, Corregidor, Fort McHeniy in the .Philippines and at Balboa, Canal Zone, He also served as Army chaplain at Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Benning, Ga., and was director of chaplain's training school at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  Father Lennan is survived by two sisters Miss Mary Lennan, of Elkins, W. Va., and Mrs. Timothy Kilduff, of Midland. A requiem mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Church, Washington, next Monday morning, by the Rev. Joseph Moran, cousin of the deceased. The body will be brought to Midland for burial.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, January 9, 1942 - pg 13, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 3, 2010

 

LENNOX, Mrs. Margaret Rankin

Frostburg- Mrs. Margaret R. Lennox, 87, died Monday at her home in Zihlman after an illness of one year. She was a daughter of Taylor and Lydia (Porter) Rankin and was the last member of her immediate family. Her husband, Archibald Lennox, preceded her in death. She was a member of the Zihlman Methodist Church and WSCS. Surviving are three sons, Harry P. Lennox, Zihlman; Andrew Lennox, Mt. Savage, and Wesley Lennox, Frostburg; a daughter, Mrs. David C. Beck, Zihlman; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there Thursday at 1:30 p. m. Rev. Richard W. Simpson will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, September 6, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2010

LENTZ, Mrs. Betty Joan

Betty Joan Lentz, 72, of Grove City, Ohio, died July 18, 2007, at Monterey Nursing Home, Grove City. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville.  Friends may call from 4-6 pm. today and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Parkersburg News, July 20, 2007
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 1, 2011

 

LEONARD, J. Walter

J. Walter (Bud) Leonard, 59, of 159 Polk Street, died 7 yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been a patient since October 11. A native of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Ralph B. and Florence (Saunders) Leonard and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary F, Leonard, Baltimore, and Mrs. Edward Andrews, Silver Spring, and two
sisters, Mrs. Robert Chisholm, Cumberland, and Mrs. William Giles, Miami, Fla. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 P.M and 7 to 9 P.M. A requiem mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a. m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in SS. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home Tuesday at 8 p. m.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Monday, November 7, 1966 - pg 17, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 6, 2010

 

 

LEONARD, Jacob S.

Jacob S. Leonard, a prominent farmer of Fossilville, departed this life into the arms of his Heavenly Father, whom he faithfully served during his long life, on February 13, 1919 at his late residence surrounded by a sorrowing wife and children. Jacob S. Leonard was born July 13, 1847 in Bedford township, Bedford County, aged 71 years and 7 months. Deceased is survived by this wife, who was Martha Carpenter, and 8 children, Mrs. Cora Wolford, .Mrs. Laura Wolford, and Mrs. Josephine Stouffer of Fossilville; Mrs. Bertha Swartz of Altoona; Mrs. Florence Stouffer of Hyndman; Mrs. Clyde Walter of Cessna, and Austa and Grace at home. Also 11 grandchildren, two brothers and one sister: John D. Leonard of Mt. Pleasant, George of Gibsonburg, Ohio; Catherine Loppus of Braddock, Pa. Services were conducted at United Evangelical church at Gravel Pit by Rev. Powell. Interment was made in Madley cemetery. Thus endeth a useful and noble Christian life of a kind and devoted husband and father, and an honorable, upright citizen.
The Bedford Gazette, February 28, 1919
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 15, 2015


LEONARD, Joseph L.

Joseph L. Leonard, a teamster for Sparks Bros. Show, met instant death at Glen Jean, W. Va., by being accidentally stepped on by the large elephant which is with the show. The unfortunate man lay down on some hay near the elephant to sleep and was warned by the keeper that he was in danger. He had not been asleep long until the elephant stepped on him, breaking his back and killing him almost instantly. He joined the show about six weeks ago at Charlotte, N. C.
Mineral Daily News, April 29, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 3, 2010-

 

LEONARD, Mrs. Martha Ellen

Mrs. Martha Ellen Leonard, 73 years old, widow of Jacob S. Leonard, died Saturday, January 17, at her home, Fossilville, Pa. Eight daughters of a family of eleven survive: Mrs. Cora Wolford, Gravel Pit, Pa.; Mrs. Bertha Lowe, Altoona; Mrs. Laura Wolford, Akron, Ohio; Misses Austa and Grace, at home; Mrs. Fannie Walter, Cessna, Pa.; Mrs Florence Stouffer and Mrs. Josephine Stouffer, Ellerslie, Md. The funeral was held at Fossilville with services at the home conducted by Rev. A. G. Mead, of the Evangelical Church, assisted by Rev. Powell, of Hyndman, Pa. Interment was in the Lybarger cemetery at Madley, Pa.
The Bedford Gazette, January 30, 1925
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 15, 2015

LEONARD, Miss Mary F.

Miss Mary F. Leonard, 35, of 217 Cecelia Street, died yesterday at Springfield State Hospital where she had been a patient eight years. Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of Mrs. Loretta M. [Smith) Leonard, city, and the late J. Walter Leonard. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Anne L. Andrews, Silver Spring. The body will be returned to the George Funeral Home.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Friday, September 4, 1970 - pg 6, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 6, 2010

LEONARD, Miss Mary F.

MISS LEONARD SERVICE
Requiem mass for Miss Mary F. Leonard, 35, of 217 Cecelia Street, who died Thursday, will be celebrated Monday at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. and where he rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Saturday, September 5, 1970 - pg 7 col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 6, 2010

 

LEONARD, Mrs.

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY, SPRINGFIELD, Review (Romney) of 11th -Mrs. Leonard died at her home in Green Spring Valley Friday night leaving her husband, who had recently returned from a hospital nearly blind, and eight children – one of their little boys in bed with a broken leg.
Keyser Tribune, February 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 21, 2010

 

LEONARD, Mrs. Minnie Catherine Ickes

Mrs. Minnie Catherine (Ickes) Leonard, 75, died at 7:30 o'clock Sunday evening at her home at 212 North Thomas St. She was the wife of Charles C. Leonard. Born at Sloan's Hollow on May 21, 1875. She was a daughter of James and Ellen Ickes. Besides her husband, she leaves eight children: Calvin C. and Ruth A. Leonard, Mrs. Mildred H. Peters and Mrs. May V. Wertz, all of Bedford; Walter S., Johnstown; Mrs. Ethel M. Heilmeier, Duncansville; Mrs. Thelma H. Redmond, Detroit, Mich., and Robert J., Fort Worth, Tex. The deceased was a sister of Samuel, Grover and Charles Ickes, all of Bedford; Edward, St. Clairsville, and Mrs. Grace Fickes, Altoona. There are 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Leonard was a member of the Legion Auxiliary and Trinity Lutheran Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. Harvey L. Huntley, pastor, officiated. Interment in Bedford Cemetery was directed by the Barefoot Funeral Home.
The Bedford Gazette, January 9, 1947 
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 16, 2015
 

 

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