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BURALL, Mrs. Christine Charlotte Crowe

MOUNT SAVAGE - Mrs.Christina Charolette[sic] Burall, 89, of 109 New Row Street, died Monday at Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Cumberland. Born in Mount Savage on Dec. 23, 1896, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Martha (Kirby) Crowe. Her husband, George E Burall. died April 10, 1972. Mrs. Burall was a member of Mount Savage United Methodist Church. Surviving are two sons, George W. Burall, at home, and Robert K. Burall, New Carrollton; two daughters, Mrs. Kathrine Lashley, Mount Savage, and Mrs.
Gloria Powers, Warsaw, Va.; one niece whom she reared, Gladys M. Crowe; two brothers, Joseph A. Crowe and John D. Crowe, both of Mount Savage; one sister, Mrs. Alice Lancaster, Mount Savage, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 1:30 p.m. by the Rev. John R. Scamehorn. Interment will be in Mount Savage United Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronald Lancaster, Brian Burall, Herbie Bramble, Charles Crowe and Edward Lashley.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 22, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 17, 2012

 


BURALL, George William

MOUNT SAVAGE — George William Burall, 78, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2013 at his residence. Born March 12, 1934, in Mount Savage, to the late George Elmer and Christine Charlotte (Crowe) Burall. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by five brothers and sisters. George retired from Chessie Railroad as a Track Foreman. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of V.F.W. Old Rail Post 6025, Mount Savage. Surviving are his son, George E. Burall and wife Nancy, N. Richland Hills, Texas; former wife, Helga Elisabeth Burall, Strasburg, Va.; brother, Robert Burall, New Carrolton; sister, Gloria Mae Powers, Fredericksburg, Va.; and many numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. George Harpold officiating. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service from noon until 1 p.m. Interment will be held at Maryland State Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone. Military honors will be accorded by V.F.W. Old Rail Post 6025 Honor Guard. Condolences may be sent to the family at durstfuneralhome.com.
Cumberland Times-News, February 1, 2013
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 2, 2013

 
BURBRIDGE, John

Aug 1, 1839  In Cumberland, on the 25th ult, after a few days illness, John Burbridge, Esq in the 69th year of his age, an old and respectable man.
South Branch Intelligencer, Aug 1, 1839,
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 30, 2010

 


BURCH, Mrs. Nora Pearl Hensel
 
Services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the Stein Funeral Home for Mrs. Nora Pearl Burch, 65, of 506 Woodside avenue, widow of Elbert O. Burch, who died yesterday afternoon in Memorial Hospital where she was admitted July 1.  She had been in failing health some time. The Rev. Edward P. Heinze, pastor of St. John's Lutheran church will officiate and interment will be in St. Luke's cemetery. Mrs. Burch was a daughter of the late Henry C. and Alice M. (Bell) Hensel.  Her husband, a local paperhanger, died about two years ago. Mrs. Burch was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran church. Surviving are a stepson, Luther Burch, this city;  three sister, Mrs. George R. Gormer and Mrs. Frank Reed, both of this city, and Mrs. Elmo Coffman, Fort Ashby, W. Va., and three brothers, Walter and O. E. Hensel, both of Corriganville, and Lorenzu Hensel, Orleans Crossroads. The body is at the funeral home.
Cumberland Evening Times, Friday, September 21, 1945  Pg. 7
(Courtesy of Don Wendroth)
Posted March29, 2013

BURD, Miss Abbie M.

Miss Abbie M. Burd, aged 47 years, of Morgantown Road near Sycamore Tree, died in the Uniontown Hospital Saturday, August 4, 1945, at 10:08 P.M.  She was a member of the Church of the Brethren of Markleysburg. Surviving are Mother, Mrs. Hannah J. Burd of Markleysburg; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Crawford of Dickerson Run; Mrs. Nancy Kelley of Markleysburg; Mrs. Etta Lytle of South Connellsville; five brothers, Thomas of Markleysburg; David of Washington, Pa.; Austin of Farmington; Pvt.  Archie in Germany, and Seaman First Class Henry Burd in the Pacific. Friends are being received in the  A.D. Ferguson Funeral Home, So. Morgantown Street, Uniontown, where services will be held on Tuesday, August 7, at 2 o'clock with Rev. H. L. Davis officiating. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery
Connellsville Courier,  October 6, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Allee Rankin

Allee (Rankin) Burd, of 15 McKean Ave., Charleroi, died yesterday at 1:20 a.m. in Charleroi-Monessen Hospital. Brs. Burd was born in Hutchison, Fayette County, on Sept. 13, 1888, a daughter of the late George S. and Laura B. Frey Rankn. She was the widow of Charles N. Burd, well known painting contractor, who died in 1942. Preceding her in death was a daught Laura Elizabeth. Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Earl (Mildred) Sargent, of Charleroi; a sister, Mrs. Bertha R. Wyatt, of Hopwood; a niece, Mrs. Frank (Sue) Wilheld, of Chalkhill. Friends are being received at the Harold L. Schrock Funeral Home, Charleroi today from 7 to 9 p.m., tomorrow from 2-4, 7-9 p.m.

10 January 1989; no source noted (PA)
FindAGrave Memorial #111080829
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted May 20, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Anna Belle Merryman

Burd, Anna Belle Merryman, Age 45 years, of Farmington, Pa., died Saturday, July 31, 1971 at 4:45 AM in the Connellsville State Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Robert Earl and Bertha Kineer Merryman. She was a member of the Sanson Chapel United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband Harry W. Burd, a son, Harry W. Jr. and a daughter, Darla Ann at home; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Thomas of Farmington; Mrs. Esther Ravenscraft of Uniontown; two brothers, Howard V. Merryman of Confluence; John W. Merryman of Grafton, Ohio. Friends will be received in the Edward E. Minerd Funeral Home, 196 W. Main St. Sunday, from 7 to 9 and on Tuesday until 2 p.m. the hour of service with Rev. John R. Hixson officiating. Interment in Samson Chapel cemetery, Farmington.
July 31, 1971; The Evening Standard from Uniontown, Pennsylvania · Page 8
Find A Grave Memorial# 28544402
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted April 21, 2017



BURD, Archie W.

Archie W. Burd, age 74 years, of Markleysburg, Pa., died Saturday, August 5, 1969, in Henry Clay Villa. He was born November 14, 1914 in Markleysburg, son of the late Henry S. and Hanna Jane Robinson Burd. Surviving are a sister, Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crawford, Perryopolis, and several nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a Sgt. in the U.S. Army. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Markleysburg, today 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday until 1:30 p.m., the hour of service. Rev. Joseph Lewis will officiate. Interment in Burd Cemetery, Markleysburg.
abt. Saturday, August 5, 1969; Courtesy of Meyersdale Public Library
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Belle

Belle Burd, age 79 years, of 86 Silver Lane, McKees Rocks and formerly of Uniontown, died Wednesday, January 29, 1969, in St. John's General Hospital, Pittsburgh, at 4 a.m. She was predeceased by her husband John in 1954. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William (Mary) Smith of Finleyville, Pa., Mrs. Arthur (Betty) Fagerstrom of Bridgeville, Pa., and Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) Elliott of Groton, Conn.; four sons, Harry G. of College Park, Md., Henry M. of Washington, D.C., Herbert R. of Ashtabula, Ohio, and James P. of McKees Rocks, Pa. She was a member of the Calvary Methodist Church, Uniontown. The family is receiving friends at the Francis R. Speshock Funeral Home, Fayette St., today and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and until Saturday at 11 a.m., the hour of service, with Rev. James Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Published in the Uniontown Herald, January 30 1969
(Courtesy of  Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 8, 2017

BURD, Charles N.

Charles N. Burd, 59, of Charleroi, died at his home Monday morning at 10:15 o'clock following a lingering illness. Mr. Burd was a contract painter. He moved from Uniontown to Charleroi in 1915. He was born at Somerfield June 10, 1882, a son of the late William and Anna Inks Bird. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Alice Rankin Burd; a daughter Mrs. Earl Sargent at home; two brothers Harry and John Burd of Uniontown and Miss Ella Burd of St. Louis. Mrs. Burd is a daughter of Mrs. Laura Rankin of 90 Pennsylvania Ave., Uniontown, and a sister of Mrs. Bertha Rankin Wyatt of the same address. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Lawrence B. Fry Funeral Home, Charleroi.
Uniontown Evening Standard, April 1, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017


BURD, David F.

David F. Burd, 67, of 3550 Hilton at NW, Perry Heights, died at 3:30 a.m. today in the Massillon city hospital where he had been a patient since Dec. 12. A native of Markleysburg, Pa., Mr. Burd had resided in Massillon for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Church of God here and retired in 1962 from Republic Steel corporation's Massillon plant. Mr. Burd is survived by his widow, Mrs. Loretta Burd; a daughter, Mrs. Eva Hoff of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sons, Herman F. and Richard, both of Perry Heights; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Crawford of Connellsville, Pa.; a half-sister, Mrs. Nannie Kelley, of Markleysburg; three brothers, Thomas and Archie, both of Markleysburg, and Henry, Jr., of California; and 14 grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday in the Church of God, Walnut Rd. SW, with the Rev. S.C. Burton, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Brookfield Cemetery.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Flora Bell Nelson

Mrs. Flora Nelson Burd, aged 44 years, of Farmington, died at the Uniontown Hospital Wednesday morning. Mrs. Burd was born in Wharton township and had spent her life around Chalk Hill. She was a member of the Methodist church at Chalk Hill. Mrs Burd is survived by her husband, Oscar Burd, and the following children: William, Evelyn, Mildred, Harry, Paul, and Glenn, all at home. A sister, Mrs. Spencer Provance of Hopwood, and a brother, William Nelson of Columbiana, O. also survive. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nelson, and a brother, Charles R. Nelson, perceded her in death. Short funeral services will be held at the home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, followed by additional services in the Methodist church at Chalk Hill. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
d.o.d. 25 May 1927; no source noted (PA)
FindAGrave Memorial #771206054
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted April 29. 2017

BURD, George Jr.

George "Jim" Burd Jr., 49, of Mount Pleasant RD 4, died this morning in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born June 8, 1927, in Bruceton Mills, W.Va., a son of George Burd Sr., of Mount Pleasant RD 3, and the late Ethel Stewart Burd. He was a member of the Mount Joy Church of the Brethren. He was employed by the Walworth Company of South Greensburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and a member of VFW Post #3368. He is survived, in addition to his father, by his stepmother, Mrs. Goldie Fowler Burd of Mt. Pleasant RD 3; his wife, Margaret King Burd, at home; two daughters, Miss Judith A. Burd, at home, and Mrs. David (M. Jean) Frock of Greensburg; two brothers, William "Jack" Burd and H.C. "Pete" Burd, both of Mount Pleasant RD 3; five stepbrothers, Ted Fowler of Niles, Ohio, Willis Fowler of Woodlan Hills, Calif., and Edward, Emil and Eldon Fowler, all of Morgantown, W.Va. and one stepsister, Mrs. Lester (Dorothy) Whipkey of Morgantown. He was preceded in death by one son, James, in 1968.
Connellsville (Pa.) Daily Courier, June 1, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017
 


BURD, George B.

George B. Burd, 84, of Mount Pleasant RD 3, died Wednesday at Frick Community Health Center. He was born July 28, 1902, in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, a son of the late W. Frank and Virginia Burd. Prior to his retirement he was a lumberman and also a steelworker with U.S. Steel Corp. at Christy Park Mill. He was a member of Mount Joy Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his wife, Goldie Everly Fowler Burd; two sons, William C. Burd of Mount Pleasant RD 2, and Harold C. Burd of Mount Pleasant RD 6; five stepsons, Theodore Fowler of Niles, Ohio, Willis Fowler of Los Angeles, Calif., Edward Fowler of Morgantown, W.Va., Emil Fowler of Pisgah, W.Va., and Eldon Fowler of Morgantown. He is also survived by one stepdaughter, Mrs. Lester (Dorothy) Whipkey, of Morgantown, W.Va., nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, W. Frank and Virginia Burd; his first wife, Ethel Stewart Burd; one son, George  J. Burd, and one sister, Mrs. Minta Uphold.
Connellsville (PA) Daily Courier
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Pfc. George J.

Services for Marine Pfc George J. Burd, 20, were held at 1:30 p.m. January 5, in the Luther J. Grimm funeral home. Pfc Burd was killed December 23, 1968, while serving in Vietnam. According to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Burd of 323 Eagle street, he was accidentally shot by a member of the Free World Military Assistance Forces. Pfc Burd was a member of a security detail guarding a main entrance to the Danang Air Base and was standing his post at 10 a.m., December 23, when a .45 caliber pistol accidentally discharged into the sentry booth where the Marine was located. As a result of the accident, Burd suffered a fatal head wound. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are two sisters, Judith and Jean, at home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Burd of Bessemer, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Margaret King of Mount Pleasant. Interment was made in Green Ridge Memorial Park with full military honors at graveside.
Connellsville (PA) Daily Courier, January 9, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Gertrude L. Gibson

Gertrude L. Burd, 83, of Connellsville, Pa., died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998, in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born May 21, 1915, in Uniontown, Pa., daughter of the late Dehiel and Mary Gibson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. Surviving are a son, Thomas C. Burd and wife, Ruth Ann, of Connellsville; a daughter, Sara Burd, of Connellsville; a brother, Donald Gibson, of Uniontown; Myles Clinton Raffle, Jeffrey Raffle and wife Margie, Davina Burd, Thomas D. Burd, Kristina Burd and Tyler Burd; a great-grandson, Jeffrey Raffle; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry C. Burd Jr., on March 5, 1989; a daughter, Dorothy L. Burd Raffle; two sisters, Carrie Dean and Eleanor Foster Gray; and three brothers, Charles Gibson, Robert Gibson, and George Gibson. Friends will be received at the Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, Dunbar, Pa.
[d.o.d. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2017


BURD, Glenn E.

Glenn E. Burd, 55 years, a resident of Ohiopyle RD 1, passed away in the Uniontown Hospital on Monday, October 2, 1978. He was born in Farmington on June 21, 1923, a son of Austin and Flora Nelson Burd. Surviving are his wife, Wilma Sproul Burd; three sons, Timothy of Quakertown, Pa., Stephen and Barry, both at home; two brothers and two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Mason of Uniontown, Mrs. Wayne (Mildred) Carson of Vanderbilt, Paul Burd of Uniontown and Harry Burd of Farmington. Preceding him in death was a brother, William Burd. He was a member of the Falls City Baptist Church, Ohiopyle, was a veteran of World War II, a member of Ohiopyle Grange 923, and was employed with the Presley Ridge School, Ohiopyle. Friends will be received in the Crawford and Haky Funeral Home, Hopwood, today and Wednesday. Other arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
[d.o.d. Monday, October 2, 1978; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

In Memory of Goldie Fowler Burd
Date of Birth, January 11, 1902
Date of Death, April 1, 1993
Services: Jenkins Chapel of Prayer, April 5, 1993, 11 a.m.
Clergyman: Rev. Stanley W. Merrifield
Interment: Zion Cemetery

from the Jenkins Funeral Home, Morgantown, WV, memorial card:
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 15, 2017


BURD, Harry Clinton

Harry Clinton Burd, Jr., age 75 years, of St. Augustine, Fla., (formerly of Connellsville) died Sunday, March 5, 1989, in St. Augustine General Hospital. He was born January 30, 1914, in Mount Braddock, the son of the late Harry Burd and the late Mary Pier Burd Wilson. He was a retired B & O engineer after 33 years of service. He was currently a bridge tender for the Dept. of Transportation in Florida, a member of the Heritage Baptist Temple, St. Augustine, Fla., also a deacon of the church. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Gibson Burd; one daughter, Sarah Ann "Sally" Burd, at home; one son, Thomas C. Burd of Connellsville; three sisters, Jean McDaniels of Salem, Ala., Doris Dennis of Jacksonville, Fla., and Donna Durling, of St. Augustine, Fla.; two brothers, Robert of Leesburg, Fla., Norman of Uniontown; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his oldest daughter, Dorothy Lou "Dollie" Burd Raffle; one sister, Betty Burd Shipley, and two brothers, William and Bud Burd. Friends will be received in the Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, Dunbar, until Saturday at 1:00 p.m., the hour of service in the Dunbar Baptist Church with Pastor Woodward Dills and Pastor Robert Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. 
[d.o.d. Sunday, March 5, 1989; Unknown Source] 
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Harry J.

Harry J. Burd, 78, of 277 North Gallatin Ave., Uniontown, died Wednesday. A son of the late William and Althea Inks Burd, he leaves these children: Mrs. Jean Smith and Mrs. Donna Durling of St. Augustine, Fla., Mrs. Doris Dennis of East Berlin, Charles H., of Jacksonville, Robert J. of Orlando, Fla., Harry J. Jr., of Connellsville, and William G. and Norman L., of Uniontown. There are also 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Shipley, preceded him in death in 1958. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, at the Gleason funeral home in Uniontown in charge of Rev. Glen Weimer. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Harry R.

Harry R. Burd, 77, of Farmington, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at the home of his daughter, with his wife, family and friends at his side. Friends will be received at the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Hopwood, today and Friday. Service will be Saturday in the Sansom Chapel United Methodist Church.
[d.o.d. Wednesday, January 7, 1998; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Hazel B. Schafer

Hazel B. Burd, age 86 years, died Tuesday, March 21, 1989, in Henry Clay Villa. She was born July 10, 1902, in Brownfield, Pa., daughter of the late Michael and Sarah Weimer Schafer. She was also predeceased by her husband, Thomas Burd. Surviving is a brother, Samuel Schafer, Atlanta, Ga. She was a member of Union Chapel Church, Markleysburg. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Markleysburg, on Thursday, and on Friday until 11 a.m., the hour of service. Rev. Shirley Norman, her pastor, will officiate. Interment in LaFayette Memorial Park.
[d.o.d. Tuesday, March 21, 1989; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 26, 2017


BURD, Henry S.

Henry S. Burd, age 58 years, of Butler, Pa., died Monday evening, May 12, 1980, in the Veterans Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born April 25, 1922, in Markleysburg, Pa., a son of the late Henry S. and Hannah Jane Robinson Burd. He was employed as a painter and paper hanging contractor. He held life membership in the Butler VFW Post. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. Surviving are two sons, Larry D. Burd, Markleysburg, and Phillip Burd, Butler, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Twardosky, Markleysburg; seven grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Crawford, Connellsville, a brother, Archie Burd, Markleysburg; a half-sister, Mrs. Nan Kelly, Markleysburg. He was predeceased by two brothers, three sisters, three half-brothers, and three half-sisters. Friends received at the James R. Williams Funeral Home, Markleysburg, today and Thursday with graveside services Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Byrd Cemetery, Flat Rock Road.
[d.o.d. Monday, May 12, 1980; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Herman F.

Herman "Burdie" F. Burd, age 74, of Massillon, passed away Sunday at Aultman Hospital, following a brief illness. Burdie was born on October 30, 1931 in Little Washington, PA, to the late David and Lauretta (Beall) Burd and lived most of his life in Massillon. He retired from Republic Steel in March 1984 as a tractor driver following 34 years of service. Burdie enjoyed motorcycle riding, bowling and golfing. He is survived by his wife with whom he would have celebrated 44 years of marriage on June 2, 2006, Dorothy J. (Ka-paldo); sons and daughters-in-law, Herman F. (Brenda) Burd, Jr., of Bellevue, OH, David Teter of Massillon, Robert Teter of North Lawrence, Ted Burd of Bellevue, Alan and Pamela Teter of Massillon; daughters and sons-in-law, Jacqueline and Randy Tucker of Navarre, Deborah and Rex Poling of New Orleans, LA; brother, Raymond Burd and sister, Eva Hoff, both of Phoenix, AZ; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Arnold Lynch Funeral Home with the Rev. Ed Matako officiating. Interment in Brookfield Cemetery.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017
 


BURD, James P.

James P. Burd, 75, of Madison, died Nov. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born April 2, 1927 in Uniontown, Pa. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bohm Family Funeral Home, Madison. The Rev. Kelly Irish of St. Anne in the Fields Church of Madison, will officiate. Burial will be in Perry Cemetery in Perry. Mr. Burd was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a lab technician at the former SCM Plant, now Millennium Ashtabula.
[ d.o.d. November22, 2002; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, John H.

John H. Burd, aged 74, formerly of Uniontown, died in Bridgeville, Monday, April 5, 1954, at 12:25 p.m. He was a stone mason in Uniontown for 45 years. Survivors are his widow, Belle Burd; four sons, Harry, Washington, D.C.; Cpl. Henry, with the U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.; Herbert and James, Uniontown; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Smith, Library; Mrs. Betty Fagerstrom, Bridgeville; Mrs. Dorothy Elliott, South Bend, Ind.; one brother and one sister, Harry Burd and Mrs. Ida Davis, Uniontown; six grandchildren. Friends received in the Gleason Funeral Home, where services will be conducted Thursday afternoon with Rev. Earl P. Confer officiating. Interment in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
d.o.d. Monday, April 5, 1954; Uniontown Herald
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Linda Diane Tissue

Linda Diane Burd, 56, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10 2008, in UPMC Mercy, Uptown. She was born Feb. 8, 1953, in Connellsville, the daughter of Dale and Luella Cunningham Tissue, of Connellsville. Linda was a lifelong resident of the Connellsville area. She was a graduate of Connnellsvile High School with the Class of 1970, and also attended California University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her retirement, she worked at the former Lenox Crystal in Mt. Pleasant. Linda was a member of the Hallmark Ornament Club, and formerly attended the Mill Run United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Linda is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Robert C. Burd; her loving daughter, Melissa A. Burd, of Connellsville; and several loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Family and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Brooks Funeral Home Inc., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Robert Bixel, of Pennsville Baptist Church, officiating. A committal service and interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. To sign the online guest registry, please visit.......[rest is missing]

d.o.d. Sunday, 10 August 2008; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #71704561
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted June 15, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Lucinda Corson

Endicott, Jan. 6 - Mrs. Lucina Burd, wife of James Burd of Vestal, died at the home Thursday afternoon at 3:15 o'clock after a long illness, aged 64 years. The survivors besides the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Scott Morton of Apalachin and Mrs. Harry Kellnin of West Endicott; one son, Richard Burd of Vestal; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Rogers of Thompson, Pa., and Mrs. Charles Chalker of Mantha, Ohio; and one brother, Eugene Corson of Monrocton, Pa. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the funeral home of Spencer and Coleman, Endicott. The Rev. Owen L. Buck, pastor of the Vestal Methodist Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Vestal cemetery.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 28. 2017

BURD, Mrs. Margaret King

Margaret (King) Burd, 72, of Mount Pleasant, R.. 4, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1996, at Longview Personal Care Home, Mount. She was born Sept. 5, 1924, at Mount Pleasant, a daughter of the late Solomon and Margaret E. Franey King. She had been employed by Lenox Corp. in their showroom. She was a member of the Standard Shaft Citizens Club Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Judith A. Burd of Greensburg, and Mrs. Jeffry (Jeanie) Shaffer of Taylorsville, N.C.; two grand-daughters, Rebecca Frock and Nicole Shaffer; and a sister Mrs. Mary Jean Kachmarek of Mount Pleasant. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, George James Burd, in 1968; and a brother, John King. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Galone-Caruso's 204 Eagle St. Mount Pleasant, where a parish wake service will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X. Roman Catholic Church, Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Henry P. Dinicco as celebrant. Interment in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. Standard Shaft Ladies Auxiliary will hold a service at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Thursday. The family suggests memorial contributions to Westmoreland Hospice, Otterman Street, Greensburg, Pa. 15601

d.o.d. Tuesday, December 19, 1996; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #67990571
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted April 8, 2017

BURD, Miss Melissa A.

Melissa A. Burd, 36, of Connellsville, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. She was born Feb. 10, 1975, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Robert Burd, of Connellsville, and the late Linda Diane Tissue Burd. Melissa was a 1993 graduate of Connellsville High School and attended Slippery Rock University and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. She was employed at UPS in New Stanton. Melissa was always bright and cheery and a help to the entire family. She will be loved forever and missed more than words can say. In addition to her father, she is survived by  her maternal grandparents, Dale and Luella Tissue of Connellsville; her paternal grandfather, William C. Burd of Mt. Pleasant; a special cousin, Stacey and Jay Hoover and their children Kylee, Kara and Derek, whom she loved and treasured as her own; also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and loved ones, including her beloved pets, Bella and Maggie. Friends will be received in the Brooks Funeral Home, Connellsville, where services will be held Thursday with the Rev. Robert Bixel officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville.
[d.o.d. Saturday, June 18, 2011; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2017


BURD, Norman L.

Norman L. Burd, 77, of Uniontown, Pa., died Sunday, December 5, 1999, in Uniontown Hospital. He was born July 30, 1922, in Mount Braddock, Pa. Mr. Burd was a former coal miner, employed by United States Steel Corporation. His parents, Harry Burd and Mary Piper Burd, his wife, Betty Sisler Burd, and stepfather, David Wilson, preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Lawrence W. Burd, and two grandsons, Larry Burd II and Robert Burd, all of Uniontown. Friends will be received in the Jerome W. Shell Funeral Home, South Vermont Avenue, on Tuesday. Additional arrangements will be announced.
[d.o.d. Sunday, December 5, 1999; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Palmer Vance

Palmer Vance Burd, age 63 years, of Markleysburg, died suddenly Thursday, June 30, 1983. He was the son of the late Rhoda and Walter Burd. Surviving are his wife Pansy, Markleysburg; three sons, William, Berling Center, Ohio; Mickey and Danny, both of Markleysburg; a daughter, Rickey Brady, Markleysburg; seven grandsons; two brothers, Arley, Farmington, and Edgar, Morgantown, W.Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Bob (Nellie) Harris, Farmington, Mrs. Carlos (Rose) Moyers, Bruceton Mills, W.Va., and Jean Fekete, Farmington. He was predeceased by three brothers. He was the organizer of the Mountain Area Transportation System. He was a member of the Mountain Area Senior Citizens, Mountain Democrat Club, and Union Chapel Church, Markleysburg. Friends will be received in the James R. Williams Funeral Home, Saturday and Sunday, and Monday in the Union Chapel Church until 1 p.m., the hour of service. Rev. Harold Ringler and Rev. Joseph Lewis will officiate. Interment in Thomas Cemetery, Markleysburg.
[d.o.d. Thursday, June 30, 1983; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Pansy T. Frazee

Pansy T. Burd, 90, of Markleysburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born October 19, 1922 in Markleysburg, daughter of the late Samuel Wilson Frazee and Gertrude Margaret (Dennis) Frazee. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Palmer Vance Burd in 1983 and a brother, Woodrow Frazee. Surviving are her four children: Samuel William Burd and wife, Judy of Berlin Center, Ohio; Mickey Lee Burd and wife, Charlene of Freedom, Pa.; Rickey L. Brady and husband, Bill of Markleysburg, and Daniel Vance Burd and wife, Joy of Markleysburg; six grandchildren: Warren Burd and wife, Susan; Brad Burd and wife, Janice; Scott Burd and wife Tracy; Lee Burd and wife, Sandy; Doug Hilliard and wife, Marge; Mark Hilliard and Chris Burd and wife, Wendy; numerous great-granchildren and one ........[missing]....ter, Edith Welling and friend, Ed Sines of Fairchance and many nieces and nephews. Pansy was a member of Union Chapel Church, Flat Rock Road and had been self-employed for many years with Burd's Milk Express and Lone Star Service Station. She had been a Democratic Committee woman for many years and had been employed as a cook at Braddock's Restaurant and Lone Star Restaurant. She also worked with the Fayette County Mental Health and Green Thumb Employment Agency. She loved being with her family, gardening and cooking. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Farmington, today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation continues Friday in Union Chap........[rest is missing]
d.o.d. Tuesday, August 20, 2013; no source noted
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Posted March 15, 2017


BURD, Park C.

BURD, PARK C. - Age 68 years, Flat Bock Road in Markleysburg, passed away suddenly at his home, Saturday evening, October 9, 1965. He was born July 12, 1907 in Markleysburg, the son of the late Austin and Hulda Tissue Burd. He was a member of The Church of The Brethren and was employed by Wolfe and Wolfe Lumber Co. Surviving is his widow, Mrs. Opal Humberson Burd; five daughters, Mrs. Loretta Guthrie, Markleysburg; Mrs. Maxine Horne,  Cleveland, Ohio, Miss Shirley Burd, Uniontown, and Sharone and Diane at home; one son, Harold, Rockville, Md.;  two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Lewellyn. Friends are being received at the James R. Williams Funeral Home, Markleysburg, until 11:30 Tuesday morning, when the body will be taken to the Union Chapel Church for viewing from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m., the time  of service, with Rev. Joseph Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Samson Chapel Cemetery. 
Uniontown Evening Standard, October 11, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Paul A.

Paul A. Burd, age 88, of Vanderbilt, Pa., passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant, Pa. He was born May 9, 1922, in Farmington, Pa., son of the late Austin and Flora Nelson Bird. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by his first wife, Rose Galla Burd, brothers William Burd,  Harry Burd, Glenn Burd, sisters Evelyn Mason and Mildred Carson. Paul was the last surviving member of his family. Mr. Burd was a member of the Dunbar Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran and a member of VFW Post 47. Surviving are his wife, Wilma M. Sproul Burd; his children, Richard Burd and wife Natalie of Uniontown, Pa., Parris Burd, and David Burd and wife Connie of Waynesburg, Pa.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three step-children, Timothy Burd and wife Janet of Elizabethtown, Pa., Stephen Burd and wife Beth Ann of Connellsville, Pa., and Barry Burd and wife Arleen of Dunbar, Pa.; three step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Hopwood, Pa., on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., and Saturday until 1 p.m., the hour of service with Rev. Paul Lint officiating. Military Rites will be accorded by the VFW Post 47 at the funeral home following the funeral services.
[d.o.d. Tuesday, June 1, 2010; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Robert C.

Robert C. Burd, 69, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016, at his home. Bob was born May 13, 1946 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late William C. and Virginia Purinton Burd. Bob attended the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren, was a 1964 graduate of East Huntingdon High School, and a Vietnam War veteran serving with the Air Force as a jet engine mechanic, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Bob was a member of American Legion Post 446, VFW Post 3368, Mt. Pleasant, Connellsville Elks #503, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Slovak Club, Connellsville, and the Bridgepport Sportsmen's Club, Mt. Pleasant. Bob was employed as a purchasing agent for Comptec, Inc., Irwin, retiring after 27 years of service. He was an avid sports fan, enjoying golf, football and basketball, and played softball for various teams in the area. Surviving are his sisters, Nancy Burd and Peggy Lancaster and husband Raymond of Mt. Pleasant, a niece, Ashleigh and fiance Mike Green; his girlfriend Garnet Clark, and mother-in-law, Louella Tissue of Dunbar Township; his dog, Maggie, and is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins; also close friends Norm and Slug. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Tissue Burd in 2008, a daughter, Melissa Burd in 2011, and his father-in-law, Dale Tissue. Saloom-Rega Funeral Service, Mt. Pleasant, in charge of arrangements, with services held there at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Chris McLaughlin officiating. Military honors will be conducted at the funeral home by American Legion Post 446, Mt. Pleasant.
Published in The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, January 9, 2016
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Posted May 26, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Rose H. Galla

Rose H. Burd, of Uniontown RD 5, passed away Saturday, July 7, 1984, in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born at Lamberton, daughter of the late Lewis and Felice Nathale Galla. Also preceding her in death was a brother, Michael Galla, in 1975. Surviving are her husband, Paul A. Burd; three sons, Richard Burd of Uniontown RD 5; Dr. Paris Burd of Boston, Mass.; and David Burd of Uniontown RD 5; one granddaughter, Joyce Ann Burd; the following brothers and sisters: Ralph Galla of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Joseph Gaudiello of Baltimore, Md.; James Galla of Uniontown; Tony Galla of Dover, Del.; Mrs. Mary Rosinsky of Uniontown; Mrs. Stella Grim of Chicago, Ill.; and Dr. Patrick Gallo of Louisville, Ky. She was a former employee of the A & P Supermarket. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Hopwood, where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Thomas M. McClelland officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

[d.o.d. Saturday, July 7, 1984; Unknown Source]
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Posted March 15, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Thelma Dillinger

Burd, Thelma Dillinger - Age 47 years passed away in the Uniontown Hospital, Friday evening, October 1, 1965. She was born April 5, 1918 at Perryopolis, daughter of the late James and Laua Dillinger. She was a member of Union Chapel Brethren Church. She was preceded in death by one son. She is survived by her husband, Emory Burd, Markleysburg; one daughter, Thelma Jean Bowers, Markleysburg; seven grandchildren; two brothers and four sisters. Friends may call at the James R. Williams Funeral Home, Markleysburg after 7:30 p.m. today. Services will be held Monday, at 2 p.m. in Union Chapel Church. Rev. Joseph Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Burd Cemetery.
01 October 1965; no source noted
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Posted February 28. 2017

BURD, Mrs. Thelma Randlett

Thelma (Randlett) Burd, age 95, of Farmington, Pa., went home to be with The Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ with her loving family by her side. She was born July 18, 1911, in Republic, Pa., daughter of Harry Randlett and Jennie (Cromwell) Randlett. Mrs. Burd was a member of the Mount Washington Presbyterian Church and the Fort Necessity Lions Club. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William H. Burd, a son Wayne Burd, and two brothers, Kenneth F. Randlett and Herbert Randlett. Surviving are a son, William A. Burd and his wife, Barbara; grandchildren: Samantha Kelly, Patty Kelly, Donald Burd, Ronald Burd and Leda Bryner all of Farmington, Pa., and Lauri Reeder of Dinkirk, Maryland; and a special great-grandson, Christian Bryner of Farmington, Pennsylvania. Private Graveside Services will be held in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania. The Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home of Farmington, Pennsylvania is in charge of the arrangements.

1 July 2007; Uniontown Herald (Uniontown, PA)
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Posted May 20, 2017


BURD, Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Burd, age 81, of Flat Rock Road, Markleysburg, died suddenly Friday, January 8, 1976. He was the son of the late Hannah J. Robinson and Henry S. Burd. He was a World War I Veteran. Surviving is his wife, Hazel; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Nannie) Kelly, Markleysburg, and Mrs. Albert (Elizabeth) Crawford, Connellsville; two brothers, Archie, Markleysburg, and Henry, Butler. Friends will be received in the James R. Williams Funeral Home, Markleysburg, until Monday at 2 p.m., the time of service. Rev. Joseph Lewis assisted by Rev. Ivan Walker. Interment in LaFayette Memorial Park. Military rites will be accorded at the graveside.
[d.o.d. Friday, January 8, 1976; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Virginia Ruth Purinton

Mrs. Virginia R. Burd, 57, of Mount Pleasant R.D. 3, died Sunday in H. C. Frick Community Hospital, Mount Pleasant. She was born June 21, 1924, in Russellville, Ark., a daughter of the late George and Stella Purinton. She was a member of the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren. Surviving are her husband, William (Jack) Burd; a son, Robert C. Burd, of Connellsville; two daughters, Nancy and Peggy Burd, both at home; a granddaughter; and seven sisters, Mrs. Irene Cagle of Tulsa, Okla., Mrs. Homer (Anne) Board of Ashland, Ky., Mrs. Helen Potter and Mrs. Brooks (Mona) Belcher, both of Charlestown, W.Va., Mrs. James (Betty) McCallister of Lexington, Ky., Mrs. Bill (Bernice) Frye of Twin Peaks, Calif., and Mrs. Robert (Martha) Perry of Louisville, Ky. She was preceded in death by a brother, John Purinton; and a sister Mrs. Maureen Brua.
March 29, 1982; Greensburg Tribune-Review (PA)
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Posted May 11, 2017


BURD, W. A. (OSS)

BURD. W. A. (OSS) — Aged 78, died in his home, Farmington, near Braddocks Grave, Saturday, July 25, 1964. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Mason, Uniontown; Mrs. Mildred Carson, Vanderbilt R.D. 1; three sons, Harry W.,  Farmington; Paul A., Uniontown, R.D. 2; Glenn E., Dunbar, R.D. 2; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Kelley, Markleysburg; Mrs. Elizabeth Crawford , Connellsville; four brothers, Thomas J., Markleysburg; David, Lorain, O.; Archie, Connellsville; Harry Jr., Los Angeles, Calif. He was predeceased by his wife, Flora Nelson Burd in 1927 and a son William H. in 1960. He was a member of the Union Chapel of the Brethren, Markleysburg; Ohiopyle Grange 1933. The family will receive friends in the Harold S. Gleason Funeral Home, 114 E. Fayette St. today from 3-5 and 7-9 until Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Chalk Hill Methodist Church from noon until 2 p.m., the hour of service. Rev. Joe Lewis will officiate. Interment will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Chalk Hill. The Ohiopyle Grange 1933 will hold services in the funeral home this evening.
Uniontown Evening Standard, July 27, 1964
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Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, Wayne D.

Wayne D. Burd, age 50, of Farmington, Pa., passed away Thursday, March 28, 1991, in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born November 7, 1940, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Mrs. Thelma Randlett Burd of Farmington and the late William Burd. Also surviving are his wife, Rosella Jenkins Burd; two sons, Ronald Burd and Donald Burd, both at home; and a brother, William Burd of Farmington. He was employed by Cavert Wire Company. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home, Hopwood, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, with Rev. Mark Lawson officiating. Interment, Sansom Chapel Cemetery, Farmington.
[d.o.d. Thursday, March 28, 1991; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, William C.

William C. Burd, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at his home. He was born May 24, 1922, in Bruceton Mills, W.Va., a son of the late George and Ethel Wolfe Burd. Bill was a member of Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren in Mt. Pleasant. Bill was formerly employed by U.S. Steele, Irvin Works, as a pipefitter. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 446, VFW Post 3368, Polish Falcons, Slovak Club and the Bridgeport Sportsmen's Club, all in Mt. Pleasant. Surviving are his children, Robert C. Burd of Connellsville, Nancy Burd and Peggy Lancaster and husband Raymond, Mt. Pleasant, granddaughter, Ashleigh Lancaster and fiance Mike Green; a brother, Harold C. "Pete" Burd of Mt. Pleasant; and his pet companions, Roxy and Angel. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Purinton Burd and daughter-in-law, Linda Tissue Burd, in 2008; a granddaughter, Melissa Burd in 2011; and a brother, George Burd, Jr. Services will be held at the Eugene G. Saloom Funeral Service, Mt. Pleasant, at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Paul Prinkey officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 446 and VFW Post 3368, Mt. Pleasant, will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park.
[d.o.d. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, William G.

William G. Burd, age 61 years, of Crest St., Uniontown, Pa., died Monday, June 1, 1981, at his home. He was born January 4, 1920, in Charleroi, Pa., a son of the late Harry C. and Mary Piper Burd. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Dave Wilson, and a sister, Mrs. Betty Shipley. Surviving are his wife, Frances L. Couch Burd; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis W. and Pam, of Duncanville, Ala.; Harry W. and Margaret Burd, of Dublin, Ohio; Kerry W. and Diana Burd, of Smithfield; three grandchildren, Kerry W. Jr., Christina and Charity Burd; and the following brothers and sisters, Harry C. Burd Jr., of St. Augustine, Fla.; Charles Burd of Jacksonville, Fla.; Robert Burd of Eustis, Fla.; Norman Burd, of Uniontown; Mrs. Jean McDanies of Uniontown; Mrs. Doris Dennis of New Oxford, Pa.; and Mrs. Donna Durling, of St. Augustine, Fla. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Uniontown, the Sunday School Class No. 6, was retired from the Robena Mine and a member of the UMWA Local #6321. Friends will be received at the Crawford & Haky Funeral Home, Hopwood, Pa., this evening and tomorrow. Services will be Friday in the church of the Brethren, Robinson St., Uniontown, with Rev. Thornton Black officiating. Interment in LaFayette Memorial Park.
[d.o.d. Monday, June 1, 1981; Unknown Source]
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Posted February 16, 2017


BURD, William H.

BURD, WILLIAM H. — Aged 49, husband of Thelma Randlett Burd, on Wednesday, February 24, 1960. In addition to his widow he is survived by two sons, Wayne and William "Billy",  at home; his father, William Austin Burd, Farmington; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Carson, Uppermiddletown; Mrs. Evelyn Mason, Cleveland, O.; three brothers, Harry, Farmington; Paul, Fairchance; Glenn, Ohiopyle. He was a member of the Chalk Hill Methodist Church, Ohiopyle Grange and Fort Necessity Lions Club. He was a maintenance employee for the Pennsylvania State Highway Department. He was predeceased by his mother, Flora Nelson Burd. The family will receive friends after 7 p.m. today and Friday from 3-5 and 7-10 in the Gleason Funeral Home, E. Fayette St., until Saturday at 11 a. m., and in the Chalk Hill Methodist Church from noon until 1 p. m. the hour of service. The Rev. Joe Lewis and the Rev. Carson McCormick will officiate. Interment will be in Chalk Hill Lutheran Cemetery. 
Uniontown Evening Standard, February 25, 1960
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Posted February 16, 2017

BURD, Mrs. Zelphia Anna Inks

Mrs. Anna Burd, 93 yrs old resident of Washington Springs, died at 1 o'clock Sunday morning October 17, 1937 after a protracted illness of a complication of diseases. Surviving are four sons, John and Harry of Uniontown, W.F. Burd of Jacobs Creek and Charles of Charleroi; Two daughters, Ida Burd of Washington Spring, and Mrs. Ella Mitchell of St.Louis. She was a devout member of the Brethern Church, at Markleysburg. Friends will be received at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Uniontown. Arrangements for the funeral are incomplete.
Uniontown News Standard; Monday October 18, 1937
Transcribed verbatim from previously typed copy.
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Posted April 1, 2017

BURDOCK, Alexander

The body of Alexander Burdock, 69, Thomas, W. Va., father of William E. Burdock, this city, was found yesterday in the Thomas Dam reservoir. D. E. Cuppett, prosecuting attorney for Tucker County, said there was no evidence of foul play. The victim's cap and sweater were found along the shore. Mr. Burdock was said to have had silicosis, a respiratory disease suffered by miners. No coroner inquest was necessary, Cuppett added. He was last reported seen about 3 p. m. Sunday and neighbors began a search for him. Investigating for the West Virginia State Police was Trooper G. H. Phillips of the Thomas detachment. Born May 4, 1883 in Frostburg, Mr. Burdock was a son of the late George and Agnes (Morris) Burdock. He had resided in Thomas since 1910.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 11, 1952
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BURDOCK, John

Died at Elk Garden, June 16, 1941, John W., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Burdock, aged 7 years and 6 months. The little boy suffered much and the sympathy of the community goes to the afflicted family. The interment was on Monday near Frostburg.
Keyser Tribune, June 23, 1911
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Posted July 21, 2010

 

 
BURDOCK, John

John Burdock, 68, died yesterday afternoon at his home, Elk Garden, W. Va., after an Illness of four months. He was a native of Frostburg and had lived in Elk Garden for 39 years. He was a son of the late George H. and Agnes (Morrison) Burdock, and was a member, of the Methodist church at Frostburg; Elk Lodge, No. 44, Knights of Pythias, and the United Mine Workers of America. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Carrie L. (Knepp) Burdock; three sons, George H. of Elk Garden; Cecil of Silver Creek, N.Y.; and Pfc. Edgar Burdock, in the Philippines. (Section missing) . . . five sisters, Miss Mary Burdock, Mrs. Laura Shorter, Mrs. A!bert Carrick, all of Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Anna Welch, Frostburg, and, Mrs. Louise Lebeck, of Cumberland; two brothers, Aleck Burdock, of Thomas, W. Va., and Richard of Frostburg. He leaves 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the Nethken Hill Methodist Church, with interment in the Johnson Cemetery near Frostburg.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, August 26, 1945
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Posted August 3, 2010

 

 
BURDOCK, Joseph

Frostburg, August 21 - Joseph Burdock, 66, a farmer of near Finzel, died this morning at Miners' Hospital where he was admitted yesterday. He had been ill for two months. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Rosenberger Burdock; six daughters, Mrs. James Clark, Mrs. Martin LaRue, Mrs. Floyd Boyer and Mrs. Thomas McKenzie, all of Finzel; Mrs. Walter Eichhorn, Jr., of Frostburg, and Miss Mary Burdock, at home; one son, Marshall Burdock, at home; five sisters, Mary and Laura Burdock, and Mrs. Jessie Kerrick of Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Margaret LeBeck of Cumberland; and Mrs. Annie Walsh of Finzel; four brothers, John and Alexander Burdock of Elk Garden; and Armstrong and Richard Burdock of Finzel; another daughter, Mrs. John Clark, died June 8, this year.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 21, 1941
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BURDOCK, Mrs. Mae Kirk

Mrs. Mae Burdock, 81, Finzel Road, Frostburg, died yesterday at the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home where she had been a resident since April of 1975. Born in Dorothy, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Louise (Belcher) Kirk. Her husband, Richard Burdock died in 1954. Her daughter, Mrs. Louise McKenzie, died in 1974. She was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Route 40. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Vivien Carey, Frostburg; three sons, Harry Burdock, Robert Burdock, Louis Burdock, all of Frostburg; two brothers, Robert Kirk, Whitesville, W. Va., Harold Kirk, Oxnard, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Emmanuel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul H. Lovejoy and Pastor Sadie E. Triplett. Interment will be in Johnson Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 21, 1976
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Posted June 7, 2009

BURGER, Curtis V.

FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — Curtis V. Burger, 95, of Fort Ashby, died Friday, June 30, 1995 at the Dawn View Manor Nursing Home, Fort Ashby. Born Jan. 16, 1900 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late James Burton and Margaret (White) Burger. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dolores A. Burger in 1987, and by one brother, Vance B. Burger. Mr. Burger was retired from the State of Maryland Training School for Boys. He was an Army veteran of World War I and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Graceland Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Lovie (Nicholson) Burger; and one daughter, Mary Lee Gaumer and husband John of Little River, S.C. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cresaptown, was in charge of arrangements, with services officiated by Rev. Oscar Ohler. Interment in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in the Cumberland (MD) Sunday Times, July 2, 1995
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Posted February 22, 2017



BURGER, Miss Dolores Ann

Miss Dolores Ann Burger, 54, of 109 Polk Street, formerly of Fort Ashby, W.Va., was dead on arrival Saturday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Cumberland on March 18, 1933, she was the daughter of Curtis V. and Lovie (Nicholson) Burger, Fort Ashby. Miss Burger was a former employee of the C&P Telephone Company. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Mary Lee Gaumer, Fort Ashby. The Scarpelli Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Cumberland (MD) Sunday Times, November 22, 1987
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Posted February 22, 2017

 

 
BURGER, Mrs. Elizabeth Keefer Murray

Mrs. Elizabeth  Murray Burger died January 8, 1949, at the home of her son, James Murray in Mt. Savage, Md., after an illness of two years. She formerly lived in Garrett. She was born September 26, 1866, the daughter of Israel and Caroline (Ringler) Keefer. She was the wife of Josiah Burger, deceased. She is survived by five sons: Dillon Murray, Uniontown; Earl Murray, Akron, Ohio; Dallas Murray, Richville, Pa.; James Murray, Mt. Savage; and Israel Murray, Garrett, and by two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Basley, Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Lewis Kennell, Akron. Also surviving are one brother, James Keefer, Barberton, O., and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Colpin, Dayton, O., and Mrs. Lewis Huff, Salisbury, and by 32 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Meyersdale Church of the Brethren all her life. Funeral services were held in the Price Funeral Home, Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. I. C. Paul, officiating. Interment in the Hostetler Cemetery.
The Meyersdale Republican, January 13, 1949
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Posted June 6, 2009

 

 
BURGER, Josiah

MEYERSDALE, Nov. 5.—Josiah Burger, 78, died Sunday morning at the home of his stepson. Israel Murray, at Garrett. His widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Burger, and these stepchildren, Mrs. Lottie Bosley of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Rebecca Kennell of Meyersdale, Dillon Murray of Uniontown, Earl Murray of New Millford, Ohio, Dallas Murray of Rlcheyville, and James Murray of Mt. Savage, Md. The funeral service was held this afternoon at the Mills-Mickey funeral home at Rockwood. Interment was made in Garrett Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, November 5, 1941
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BURGER, Mrs. Lovie Nicholson

FORT ASHBY, WV – Lovie (Nicholson) Burger, 90, of Dawn View Nursing Home, died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at the nursing home. She was born April 12, 1910, in Nettlers, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis V Burger, and one daughter, Dolores Ann Burger. Mrs. Burger was a former practical nurse and a member of Graceland Baptist Church. Surviving are one daughter, Mary Lee Gaumer and husband John, Little River, S.C. Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cresaptown, is in charge of arrangements, with services by Rev. Oscar Ohler officiating. Interment in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in the Cumberland (MD) Sunday Times, May 22, 2000
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Posted February 22, 2017

 

 
BURGOYNE, Mrs. Phoebe J.

Pendleton County News, Franklin Dec 9th - Died, Dec 8th, at her residence near Deer Run, Mrs Phoebe J Burgoyne, aged 78.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010

 

 
BURK, Annie Coffey

"Mrs. Annie Burk, wife of Mr. Martin Burk, of Fairview street, closed her eyes to earthly scenes as the hands of the clock indicated 5:30 last Sunday evening, May 5, 1895, after and illness of one week, of gastic fever, aged about 68 years. Mrs. Burk was born in Ireland but had resided in Piedmont for about 48 years, and had a large circle of friends who will sadly miss her. Her funeral took place from St. Peter's Catholic church, Westernport, of which she was a consistent member, at 9:30 Wednesday morning, and was very largely attended, many persons from a distance being present. The pastor, Rev. P. R. Weider, sang Requiem High Mass, and Rev. T. E. Stanton, of Lonaconing, a relative of the family, preached an appropriate and feeling funeral sermon. The pall bearers, Messrs. Patrick Templeton, of Keyser; Peter Flynn, of Rawlings; W.C. Ault, John Redington, John O'Donnell, John Walsh, John O'Brian and Patrick Rilley, of Piedmont. A husband and five children-Mrs. B.J. Higgins, of St. Louis, Mo.; Thos P. Burk, of Columbus, O.; Mrs. J. W. Stanton, of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Patrick Brown, of Elk Garden, and W. J. Burk, of Piedmont-survive her, all of whom were present at the funeral, though only the last named was with her when she died. By her death her husband lost a fond companion, the children a loving mother and the church a worthy member. Peace to her ashes. Among those from a distance attending the funeral were, Mrs. B.J. Higgins, of St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Thos P. Burk, and two children, of Columbus, O.; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stanton, of Chicago. Ill.; Mr. Patrick Brown and family, of Elk Garden; Mr. Michael Walsh, of Lonaconing; Misses Nellie and Kate Stanton, of Oakland; Mr. Patrick Templeton and daughters, Miss Kate, of Keyser and Mrs. O. J. Kelly, of Cumberland, and others. For the present Mrs. Higgins will remain here and keep house for her father."
"The Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Friday 10 May 1895
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009

Name: Dorothy "Dottie" Ida Burk, 85, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: Emory Burton "Bert" Raley and Lottie Viola (Mull) Raley
DOB: December 25, 1917, in Hyndman, PA
DOD: Thursday, January 30, 2003, at the WMHS Memorial Campus Hospital, Cumberland, MD
Spouses: 2nd husband, William Douglas Runion; 3rd husband, William Richard Burk
Predeceased by: parents; husbands Runion and Burk
Survived by: son, Billy Burton Bruck and his wife Sheila, Ellerslie, MD
Burial: Davis Memorial Cemetery, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 6, 2014

 

 
BURKE, Mrs. Bessie McHugh

"Mrs. Bessie McHugh Burke, aged ? years, wife of Clinton B. Burke, Buffalo, N. Y., former resident of Lonaconing, died Thursday morning following a short illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Burke was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary McHugh, Lonaconing, and was born at this place. She was twice married. Her first husband was the late Thomas Franklin, who died a number of years ago. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Sylvester G. Sharrett, of Montgomery, Ala.; three brothers, John McHugh, of Cumberland, Michael McHugh, of Pittsburgh, and Thomas McHugh, Lonaconing; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Poweers, Frostburg; Sister John Gabriel, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Frank Quinn and Mrs. Patrick Doolan, of Lonaconing. Burial will be at Lonaconing. The body will be brought here Sunday to the home of Mrs. Patrick Doolan."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Fri 20 Feb 1931
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted May 28, 2011


BURKE, Mrs. Bessie McHugh

Lonaconing, Md - Funeral Of Mrs. Bessie McHugh Burke
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie McHugh Burke, aged 65, who died early Thursday morning in a Buffalo, N. Y. hospital, following a short illness, were held from the residence of her brother-in-law, Patrick Doolan, Dudley Terrace, this morning with requiem mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Rev. Patrick J. Bradley, rector, officiating, assisted by the Rev. A. Scarpati, of St. Peter's Catholic Church. Westernport. The sermon was delivered by the Very Rev. John J. Brady, Meyersdale, Pa. Mrs. Burke was a former resident and her body reached here Saturday evening. The funeral was largely attended by townspeople and many from other points. Among those in attendance were: Mrs. S. G. Sharrett and family, Montgomery, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Michael HcHugh, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Coleman, Misses Nellie and Francis McHugh and William Brosman, Pittsburgh; John Kern Montclair, N. J.; Mr. and Mrs. John Winner and family, Brownsville, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. John B. McHugh and Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Hogan, Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Clay, Mr. and Mrs. William Birmingham and Mr. and Mrs. John G. Powers, Cumberland; Mrs. Mary Powers and family, William and James Conway and Mrs. Laura Flynn, Frostburg; Mr. and Mrs. Jorn T. Kenny, and Mrs. John Grimes, Midland; Mrs. Mary Cavan, Pekin; Mrs. Mary Casey, Mrs. Lloyd Welsh and Frank Carey, Westernport; Mrs. Bernard Fowler, Elk Garden, W. Va.; Sister John Gabriel and Mrs. Margaret Kenny, Washington, D. C. The pallbearers were John Barry, Robert Cook, James Kelly, Thomas McCormick, Sr., John Cosgrove and George Meyers. Interment was made In St. Mary's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 24, 1931 - pg 2, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 28, 2011

 


BURKE, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. E. A.

The five month old infant of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Burke, of McCoole, died Tuesday and was buried Thursday.
Keyser Tribune, May 12, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010

 

 
BURKE, Elwood

WESTERNPORT — Elwood Burke, 74, of 211 Rock Street, died Saturday night in the Clarksburg VA Hospital, where he was admitted after suffering a fractured hip in a fall. He was a veteran of World War I and II and was a member of Victory Post 155, American Legion, here. Mr. Burke was a native of Meyersdale, a son of the late John and Alice Heider Burke. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mae Warnick Burke; two sons, W. Ellis Burke, Westernport, and Rupert Burke, Manhattan, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Levi Lape, Pittsburgh; a brother, Sherman Burke, Somerset; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Boal Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held there Tuesday at 1 p.m. Rev. Robert Whitlatch, pastor of the Church of the Brethren, will officiate and burial will be in Philos Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, February 19, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


BURKE, Frank Edward

Frank Edward Burke, 88, Cumberland, formerly of Kingwood, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, with his family by his side. Born May 1, 1922, in Preston County, he was a son of the late William Raymond and Clarice May Taylor Burke. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Elsie Brown Burke, who died May of 1996; six sisters; and three brothers. Frank graduated from Kingwood High School in 1941. He later served his country during WWII with the U.S. Army. He fought in Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe. He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. until his retirement. After retiring, he enjoyed traveling all over the country and enjoyed woodworking. He was a Methodist by faith. Frank is survived by his loving wife, Helen Williams; two sisters, Martha "Mart" Smith, Newburg, and Virginia "Toots" Braham, Kingwood; one special niece, Carolyn Miller and husband Chuck, and one special nephew, Gary Brown and wife Linda, all of Kingwood; and several other nieces and nephews. Family and friends were received at Browning Funeral Home, Kingwood, where a service was conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 19, with Rev. Dr. Mary Ann Braham officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, where military graveside rites will be conducted by Preston County VFW Posts, Preston County Chapter 977, Vietnam Veterans of America, and WVANG Honor Guard from Camp Dawson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank Burke’s memory to Cresaptown VFD, P.O. Box 5129, Cresaptown, MD 21505; or Bethlehem Cemetery Association, c/o Lucille Hovatter, 119 Hazel Drive, Reedsville, WV 26547. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.browningfuneralhome.net.
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, Garrett Co, MD; Oct 21, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

 


BURKE, Joseph

Fairmont, W. Va. - Joseph Burke, aged 50 years was found lying dead at his home at Farmington Wednesday. He told his wife Tuesday that he would die before another day passed. He had heart disease.
Keyser Tribune, February 28, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 29, 2010

 

BURKE, Lawrence A.
 
Lawrence A. (Larry) Burke, 75, of 53 Potomac Street, Ridgeley, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, where he had been admiteed February 26. A native of Moundsville, W.Va., he was a son of the late Alfred and Callie Burke. His first wife, Mary V. Burke, preceded him in death. A retired Railway Express foreman, he was a veteran of World War I and a member of Knobley Mt. Post 136, American Legion. Surviving are his widow, Ella J. (Babe) Simpson Burke; a brother, Willis Burke, Morgantown, W.Va., and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Friday at 2 p.m. with Ronald R. Winterberg officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times; 13 March 1974
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie/transcribed by Genie)
Posted November 17, 2012

 
BURKE, Mrs. Joan Sullivan
 
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Mrs. Joan Sullivan Burke, 55, of 105 North Chase Street, who was asphyxiated during a fire Tuesday at her residence, on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church.  Mrs. Burke, law librarian for Allegany County Circuit Court and secretary to the Allegany County Civil Service Commission, was pronounced dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital.  Mrs. Burke was found in a second-floor bedroom of her two-story brick dwelling which was gutted by the blaze. Firemen were able to contain the blaze to the first floor, however the second floor suffered water and smoke damage.  The local woman was alone at the time of the fire. Her brother, William S. Sullivan, had left the home around 10:30 p.m. to report for work at the Amcelle Plant.  Mrs. Burke was a graduate of Catholic Girls Central High School and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.  Besides her brother, she is survived by a son, David Burke, Mt. Lebanon, Pa.  The body is at the George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  Christian wake services will be conducted today at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home, while the rosary will be recited today at 8 p.m. also in the funeral home.
Cumberland News: Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., December 18, 1969 - pg 26, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted August 15, 2013

 
BURKE, Mrs. Joan Sullivan
 
MRS. BURKE FUNERAL
A requiem mass for Mrs. Joan Burke, 55, of 105 North Chase Street, who was asphyxiated during a fire at her home Tuesday, will be celebrated tomorrow 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Harry Stegmaier, Michael Stegmaier, Mark Stegmaier, Edward Fir(?), Paul Yockus and Jack Sterner.  Honorary pallbearers will be Judge Harold E Naughton, Judge James S. Getty, Dr. William Allen, Gerald Barb and Fred Steiding.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., December 19, 1969 - pg 20, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 15, 2013

 
BURKE, Louisa C.

Louisa C Burke, 14 years old, daughter of Mr and Mrs Hughes Burke, died at her home in Mapleside this morning. She had been ill for a short while. -Cumb Times of 22nd.
Keyser Tribune, November 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010

 

BURKE, Mrs Margaret Monahan, nee Grimes
 
Frostburg - Mrs Margaret (Grimes) Burke, a native of Carlos, died Monday at St Francis Hospital, Columbus, Ohio following an illness of several years.  She was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs William Grimes.  Survivors include two sisters: Mrs Terrence Woods, Lonaconing and Mrs Bernadine Clupp, Cumberland.  A requiem mass will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at St Francis Catholic church, Columbus and interment will be in a cemetery there. 
NB - Her first husband was Thomas Frances Monahan.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday,August 18, 1954 - pg 10, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 13, 2013

BURKE, Mrs. Marie D.

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie D. Burke, 74, who died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ed MacKay, 717 E. 20th, will be held Saturday at the Congregational church. The Rev. John C. Blackman will officiate at the services. Mrs. Burke, who had been a resident of Cheyenne for the last 48 years, died after an illness of three months. She had taken an active part in the social and church affairs of the city. Pallbearers will be six of her grandsons. They are Richard Rath, Edwin Hanna, Lawrence Jessen, Elwood Jessen, William Hanna, and Fred Hendershot. Interment will be in the family plot at Lakeview cemetery. Hobbs and Finkbiner are in charge of arrangements. The body will lie in state at the MacKay home from 3 p.m. Friday until the time of services.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2017

 

BURKE, Martin

Martin Burke, aged 21 years, met with a fatal accident, seven miles east of Rowlesburg, this state on the evening of July 15. He fell between two cars on a freight train and was instantly killed. He resided at Seventy Water Station, on the Cranberry grade - NEW ERA
The Piedmont Herald, July 26, 1890
(Courtesy of John Fazenbaker)
Posted December 31, 2016


BURKE, P. J.

Mr. P. J. Burke of Marion, Ohio, and employee of the B&O, died at the Hoffman hospital on Tuesday night, aged 23 years.
Keyser Tribune November 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010

 


BURKE, William Joseph

William Joseph Burke, 65 years old, conductor of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, died this morning at his home, 215 Maryland avenue. He had been ill for several months. Beside his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Burke, he is survived by two sons, Charles E. Burke, bookkeeper for the Wilson Hardware Company, and William Burke, at Niagara Falls, and a daughter, Miss Irene Burke.
Cumberland Evening Times, Thursday, June 10, 1926
Posted June 22, 2009


 


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