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MIMMIE, Robert E.
 

Robert E. Mimmie, 77, a World War I veteran and Soldiers Home resident, died late Tuesday in the Soldiers Home Hospital. Surviving are a brother, Clarence, and a sister, Mrs. Effie Weimer, both Meyersdale, Pa. and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services are to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Soldiers Home Chapel, the Rev. Caesar Auerbach, officiating. Burial is to be in the Home Cemetery with the David Suitor Funeral Home in charge.
The Sandusky Register, Sandusky, Ohio, August 3, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2011



MIMNA, Charles

Somerset, Pa., July 8 - Services for Charles Mimna, 68, former Somerset Co. resident who died in Tucson, Ariz. Wednesday, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Walter S. Hoffman Funeral Home, Somerset, by Rev. Reed S. Shirty, pastor of the Grace Evangelical Church. Interment was in the United Brethren church cemetery at Jenner Crossroads. Mr. Mimna was born in Garrett Co., Md. His wife, Laura (Winters) Mimna, passed away in 1920. Eight children survive. He was a brother of John and James Mimna, Meyersdale; William Mimna, Ligonier; Harry Mimna, Youngstown, O.; Mrs. George Hay, Meyersdale; Mrs. Norman May, Davidsville; Mrs. Mary Gardner and Mrs. Emma Gray, Salisbury; and Mrs. Bessie Porterfield, Cumberland, Md. Mr. Mimna was a Spanish-American War veteran.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 8, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009



MIMNA, John H.

MEYERSDALE, Mar. 3 - John H. Mimna, 71, died Saturday at his home here. He was born October 24, 1870, a son of the late Edward and Mary Jane (Lenhart) Mimna. Besides his wife, Mrs. Alice (Seihl) Mimna, he is survived by a son, Clarence B. Mimna, of here; seven daughters, Mrs. Robert Smith, Mrs. Lawrence Hartle and Mrs. Albert Fuller, all of here; Mrs. Walter Deal, Magnolia, Ohio; Mrs. Homer Tidenberg, Canton, Ohio; Mrs. Herman Flower, Garrett, Pa.; and Mrs. Melvin Haer, Tucson, Arizona; 25 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where services will be held tomorrow at 1 p. m. Rev. Edwin Nagle, pastor of the Reformed Church, will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 3, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009


MINARD,Miss Lilian May Minard

OAKLAND - Miss Lillian May Minard, 81, formerly of Deer Park, died Friday in Takoma Park. She was born in Garrett County, a daughter of the late DeWitt and Rebecca (Maule) Minard. She is survived by one sister, Miss Maude Minard, Takoma Park; one brother, Edward Minard, Washington; a niece and a nephew.The body will be returned to the John 0. Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home, with interment in Deer Park Cemetery.
Feb 16 1975 Cumberland Times

MINEHART, William M.
NICOLA, Ray J.
SHAFFER, Floyd W.
THREE MEN DIE WHEN TRUCKS CRASH HEADON ~ Uniontown and West Virginia Men Killed in Collsion of Heavily Laden Vehicles ~ OCCURS AT WALTERSBURG 
Three men were instantly killed - their bodies horribly mangled - and two others seriously injured at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision on Route 51, just north of Waltersburg, between a loaded beer truck and another heavily laden with pit posts.
The dead:
William M. Minehart, 35, of near Burgess Field, driver of the Beer truck.
Floyd W. Shaffer, 28, Hazelton, W. Va., driver of the lumber truck.
Ray J. Nicola, 23 Hazelton, W. Va., passenger on the lumber truck.
The injured:
Charles Uphold, 30, West Main street, both hands badly lacerated, suffering body bruises when thrown from the beer truck in which he was a passenger; condition late last night in Uniontown Hospital was reported as not serious, but injuries painful.
Charles Anderson, also of East Main street, suffering from cuts and bruises in Uniontown Hospital where he was admitted for treatment. Both were passengers in the beer truck. Shaffer and Nicola were literally decapitated when the heavy load of lumber and truck motor crushed them; Minehart's body was also badly crushed. The beer truck owned by Joseph Vecchio, was traveling South toward Uniontown. It was thrown to one side of the road by the impact and rested in the ditch. Minehart's body was removed without difficulty. Shaffer and Nicola's bodies were wedged tightly between the motor and the load in the truck cabin. It was not until rescuers and workmen lifted the mangled mass of wreckage that the bodies of the two men were disclosed. Among the first arrivals on the scene were Dr. and Mrs. F. R. White of Bruceton Mills, acquaintances of Shaffer and Nicola. It was they who identified the mangled bodies. With hundreds of broken beer bottles scattered along the road, together with a profusion of pit posts, traffic on the highway was temporarily blocked. Scores of motorists dashed to the scene as soon as the news reached the city adding to the difficulties of Lieut. Baer, Sgt. Augustine, Corp. Jones and Patrolman Toma of the State Motor Patrol, who were directing traffic and investigating the tragedy. Minehart had obtained a truck load of beer in Pittsburgh and was returning with the load to Uniontown. The lumber truck was heading in the direction of Perryopolis and apparently had some of the mines in the lower end of the county as a destination.The bodies were removed to the J. Harry Johnston & Sons funeral establishment, that of Minehart being later removed to the establishment of C. B. Dearth at New Salem.
William M. Minehart was aged 33 years and nine days, having been born August 26, 1902. He is survived by his widow, Stella Smith Minehart; four children, Frederick, Rose Emma, Lillian Mae and William M. Jr., all at home; his father, Fred Minehart, Akron, O.; a brother, Irvin Minehart, Fontebale; and five sisters, Mrs. Etta Slathers, Dearth; Mrs. Katherine Ashford, Ann Arbor, Mich; Mrs. Nellie Stroup, Akron, O.; Mrs. Ruth Tracano, Denbo Heights, and Mrs. Lillian Stustie, Montour Noll 10. His mother preceded him in death 13 years.
Floyd Shaffer is survived by his widow, Goldie Friend Shaffer, and three children: Willard, Margaret and Robert Shaffer, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Rebecca Shaffer, Brandonville, W. Va.; and four brothers: Chester R. Shaffer, Carlisle street, Uniontown; James A., Brandonville; Willie C., Hazelton; and Carlos E. Shaffer, Brandonville.
Ray J. Nicola was single and is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Judson Nicola of Hazelton, W. Va. Funeral arrangements for all three victims will be made later.
*** Floyd Shaffer's wife is Goldie Mae Friend, daughter of Orval C. Friend and Carrie M. Nicola.
Source: The Morning Herald; Uniontown, Pennsylvania; Sept. 5, 1935; pages 1&4.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted July 10, 2013

MINER, William H.

William H. Miner, 90 years old, of Mill Run, died at his home at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon after a short illness. He was born July 15, 1862, near Normalville, the son of the late Joel and Catherine Seneff Miner. Mr. Miner was justice of the peace in Springfield township for 42 years. He was a member of the Mill Run E. U. B. Church and was superintendent of the Sunday school. Mr. Miner was awarded a bronze medal by the Pennsylvania Sunday School Association for a half century of activity at the Mill Run church. Deceased was a member of the Mill Run Grange and was engaged in farming. Surviving are seven sons, Raymond of Indian Head; Frank, Lester and Ralph of Mill Run; Wesley and Edward of Connellsville, and Clyde of Killer; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Dull and Mrs. Kathryn Burkholder of Mill Run, and Mrs. Irene Welsh of Connellsville; 53 grandchildren and 63 great-grandchildren. His wife, Mrs. Sarah Jane Miner, died in September 1939. He was also preceded in death by three children. A prayer service will be held at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Dull of Mill Run, at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon with additional rites in the Mill Run E. U. B. Church at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Robert Blank will
officiate. Burial will take place in the Normalville Cemetery. 

The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 4, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

MINERD, Mrs. Lillian Fordyce

Funeral services for Mrs. James (Lillian) Minerd, 84, 1008 Henn-Hyde Rd., who died Tuesday, will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Staton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ross Cemetery, Hopwood, Pa. Born July 20, 1883, in Fayette Co., Pa., she was the daughter of David and Abigail Bird Fordyce. On August 3, 1900, she married James Minerd, who died in 1966. A resident here since 1927, coming from Smithfield, Pa., she was a member of First United Methodist Church and Royal Neighbors of America 1433. Survivors include a son, John of Cortland; three daughters, Mrs. William (Irene) Rosenthal, Mrs. Bernard (Elsie) Gnatt, and Mrs. Dorothy Black, all of Warren; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 16, 2017


MINICK, Mrs. Bennette Marie Baer

Mrs. Bennette Marie Minick, 56, Hillcrest Drive, was dead on arrival at Sacred Heart Hospital last night after being stricken at her residence. A native of Finzel, she was a daughter of the late Bertrand and Clara (Finzel) Baer. Mrs. Minick was a nurse attending the widow of Dr. Arthur H. Hawkins. Surviving are her husband, Charles Minick; a son, Roy D. Hawkins; a brother, Gerald Baer, Finzel; two sisters, Mrs. Beulah Wolford and Mrs. Odell Layman, both of Finzel, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home, Baltimore Avenue, where the family will receive friends Sunday and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday at 9 a.m. by Rev. John P. Lyness, administrator of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Finzel Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 2, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 18, 2010


MINICK, Mrs. Edna E. Layman

FINZEL— Mrs. Edna E. Minick, 77, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leona Wilson, Westernport. A native of Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Minnie (Dorsey) Layman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burt Minick. Mrs. Minick was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg, and the Sodality. Surviving are two other daughters, Mrs. Rena McKenzie, Salisbury, Pa.; Mrs. Marguerite Oliver, Greenbelt; two sons, Anthony Minick, Salisbury, Pa.; Ralph Minick, Cumberland; two brothers, Tracey Layman, Vestal, N.Y.; James Layman, Frostburg; a sister Mrs. Genevieve Raley, here; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at St. Michael's Church. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Minick, Lee Minick, Robert Minick, Richard Wilson, John Cassen and Evan Bone.
The Cumberland News, April 27, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009



MINICK, Helen Louise Orner

SALISBURY, Pa. Helen Louise Minick, 63, of 245 High St., Salisbury, died Saturday,  Oct. 5, 2002, at the Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.  Born Oct. 29, 1938, at Meyersdale, she was the daughter of the late George and Viola (Wilt) Orner.  Mrs. Minick was a flagger for Keystone Lime Company and was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, West Salisbury.  Surviving besides her husband, Carl J. Minick; eight sons, Kenneth Hollada and wife Joyce, Salisbury, Wayne Hollada and wife Debra, Meyersdale, David Hollada, Terra Alta, Randall Hollada and wife Susan, Meyersdale, Glenn Hollada and wife Michelle, Cumberland, Md., Russell Hollada and wife Tammy, Meyersdale, Harold Hollada, Meyersdale, and Mike Minick and wife Tina, Jennerstown; six daughters, Terry Bodes and husband James, Salisbury, Glynnis Troutman and husband Vondell, Wellersburg, Roxann Baker and husband Jeffrey, Rockwood, Christine Houck and husband Rodney, Sidmen, Amy Broucher and husband Randy, Somerset, and Lisa Borosky and husband Gary, Somerset; one brother, Roger Orner, Meyserdale; four sisters, Ruth Miller, Willowock, Ohio, Shelva Conn, Meyersdale, Joann Werner, Springs, and Shirley Anderson, Washington; 29 grandchildren, Jay, Chris, Nicole, Natasha, Joshua, Jessica, Kristan, Michael, Randall Jr., Carl, Monica, Jessica, Jeremy, Brandon, Travis, Danielle, Matthew, Shannon, Amanda, Joshua, Vanessa, Ashley, Renee, Emily, Kristen, Kylie, Andrew, Amy, and Mikey; and three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Danny, and Zachary.  Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason Dixon Highway, Salisbury, on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Albert J. Anselmi officiating.  Interment will be in the Salisbury Cemetery.  Contributions may be directed to the family.
Cumberland Times obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2009

MINICK, John Walter

Frostburg– Services for John Walter Minick, 80, of Eckhart, who died Sunday in the Cumberland Nursing Home, will be conducted Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home.  Rev. Richard W. Simpson, pastor of Eckhart United Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Star Route, Frostburg. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Jacob and Annie (Rainer) Minick.  Surviving are his widow, Regina (Layton) Minick; two sons, John E. “Bud” Minick, Star Route, Frostburg, and Odell T. Minick, LaGrange, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Hubert McKenzie, RD 2, Frostburg; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. 
Cumberland Evening Times Tuesday, April 14, 1970
(Courtesy of Ray Leydinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted October 21, 2015

MINICK, Leonard A.

LONACONING— Leonard A. Minick, 55, of Moscow, died yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Garrett County, he was a son of the late Joseph and Martha (Caton) Minick. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of Disabled American Veterans and Midland American Legion. Surviving are his widow, Freda (Garlitz) Minick; four sisters, Mrs. Helen Louck of Michigan; Mrs. Daisy Arnold and Mrs. Betty Fadeley, RD 2, Frostburg, and Mrs. Hilda Wilhelm, Avilton. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m and where the rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p.m. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Barton, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Anne's Cemetery, Avilton.
The Cumberland News, October 25, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009



MINICK, Mrs. Mary Jean Layton

ECKHART— Mrs. Mary (Jean) Minick, 74, Beechers Avenue, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. She had been in ill health two months. A native of Finzel, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Mary Ann (McKenzie) Layton. Her husband, John W. Minick, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Frostburg. Survivors include two sons, John (Bud) Minick, Star Route, Frostburg, and Odell Minick, LaGrange, Illinois; a daughter, Mrs. Hubert McKenzie, Finzel; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Evans, El Paso, Texas, and Mrs. Jerome Wilson, Frostburg; a brother, Henry Layton, Oldtown; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. Prayers will be said at St. Michael's Church Friday at 10 a.m. and interment will be in Zion Methodist Cemetery. Requiem mass will he celebrated Monday at 9 a.m. at St. Michael's Church.
The Cumberland News;Wednesday April 7, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

MINICK, Oscar

Oscar Minick – Frostburg – Oscar Minick, 72, of RD 2, was dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital.  Born in Garrett County, he was a son of the late Robert and Mary (McKenzie) Minick.  He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and was last employed by the City of Frostburg at the Piney Run Dam.  A number of nieces and nephews survive.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m.  A Christian wake service will be held there today at 8:30 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church and burial will be in the McKenzie Cemetery, Garrett County.  Pallbearers will be Cecil Baker, Ronald Ackerman, Joseph Brown, Harold McKenzie, Jr., David McKenzie and Ronald Faidley. 
Cumberland Evening Times, Friday, June 3, 1977
(Courtesy of Ray Leydinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted October 16, 2015



MINICK, Sgt. Stephen

Sergeant Stephen Minick, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Minick, RD Salisbury, hit by fragments from a clay mine explosion in South Vietnam, was killed at 2:45 p. m. on Monday, according to word received by his parents. A member of the 73rd Airborne Brigade, Minick has been stationed in Vietnam since June 24, 1966, and had only 34 more days to serve there. He was recently given a bronze star with V for Valor in the face of the enemy. Serving as sergeant over a fire team, two of his men were also granted army accommodation awards. Born in Salisbury January 15, 1948, he was a son of Anthony and Iva (Bittinger) Minick. A graduate of Berlin Brothersvalley High School, May 24, 1965, Minick left for the service the following day. Surviving are his parents and the following brothers and sisters: Elaine, Salisbury; Carl, West Salisbury; Pauline Deneen, Hyndman; Lee, Kenneth and Angela, at home. Word received by his parents indicated that the body of Sgt. Minick would arrive within the States shortly. Interment will be made in Salisbury IOOF Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 30, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

 

MINKE, Miss Emma L.

Miss Emma L. Minke, daughter of the late Frederick Minke, of Cumberland, prominent business man and real estate owner in Cumberland during the Civil War period and for 20 years following, died at Washington, D.C., Monday evening. The body will be brought here tomorrow afternoon and will be interred in the family lot in Rose Hill Cemetery. Miss Minke was a native of Cumberland and member of one of the city's oldest families. The Minke home was next to the First Presbyterian Church, now the church house, and the lot on which the church is built was purchased from her father, who also owned the historic Saint Nicholas Hotel and probably 40 or 50 other buildings in the city. He conducted a shoe store here during the Civil War when the Confederates under Imboden, invaded the city and appropriated $900 worth of shoes. Miss Minke resided in Washington with her sister, Miss Matilda Minke, who survives. Another sister, Mrs. Frederick Perry, formerly of Cumberland, also resides in Washington. Miss Minke was a talented musician. Interment will take place immediately upon the arrival of the body at 1:20 p. m., with services at the grave at 2 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 22, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012

MINKE, Mrs. Mary Louise Wempe

Cumberland -- Mary L. Minke, 93, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 1, 2015, at the Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care. Born on Jan. 8, 1922, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Joseph U. and Mary A. (Brinker) Wempe. Mary worked at the Celanese Corporation during World War II and retired from the Allegany County Board of Education Washington Middle School cafeteria. She was a life-long member of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church, a member of St. Mary's Sodality and St. Mary's Martha's Group. She was an active church volunteer helping with all the church dinners until she was no onger able. She along with her sister, Helen, was honored with the Woman-of-the-Year Award at the annual parish mother/daughter dinner in April  2004. She is survived by her beloved daughter, Jo Ann Lease and husband, Ed, of Cumberland; her son, James T. Minke and wife, Rebecca, of Wiley Ford, W.VA.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Minke; three sisters, Adelaide Wempe, Helen Wempe, and Josephine "Dolly" Coleman; five brothers, Lt. John Wempe, Raymond Wempe, Frederick Wempe, the Rev. Lawrence Wempe, and Leo Wempe. She was the last surviving member of her family. Friends and family will be received at the Scarpellie Funeral Home, P.A. 108 Virginia Avenue, on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Christian Wake service wil be held at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.
Friday, March 6, 2015; Cumberland Times (Allegany Co., MD)
~Genie
Posted July 19 2017



MINNICK, Mr. (unknown given name)

Mr. Minnick, a native of Listie, Pa., was born April 26, 1885, and was employed as a driller in the stone quarry at Corriganville. He was a son of the late John and Caroline Minnick. His first wife, Gertrude Minnick, is deceased. Surviving are his second wife, Mrs. Rebecca Mauk Minnick; two daughters, Mrs. Jeene McGlone, Akron; and Mrs. Gertrude Kennell, Hyndman. Also surviving are seven sons, Frank, Raymond, Earl, Homer and Kenneth Minnick, Hyndman; Lloyd Minnick, Ellerslie; Guy Minnick, Akron, Ohio. Six stepchildren, Mrs. Annabelle Kane, Washington, Pa.; Mrs. Ruby Minnick, Niles, Ohio; Mrs. Joseph Graham, RD 1, city; Mrs. Etta Jenkins, Washington, Pa.; James Mauk, RD 1, city, and John Mauk, Fort Ashby; a sister, Mrs. William Tvvigg, Hyndman; 49 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services for Mr. Minnick will be held Sunday at 1 p. m. in the funeral home with Rev. F. D. Oberkircher, pastor of the Hyndman-Wellersburg charge of the Evangelical Reformed Church, officiating. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 25, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009



MINNICK, Mrs. Annie Blocher

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Annie B. Minnick, 92, of 124 South Water Street, died yesterday. A native of Garrett County she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Sophia (Anderson) Blocher and was the widow of Edward R. Minnick. She was a member of Frostburg United Methodist Church. Surviving are four sons, Bernard P., Akron, Ohio; Wilford I., LaVale, and James E. and Walter G. Minnick, both of here; nine grandchildren; 18 great-granchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 3 p. m. by Rev. Merle D. Correll. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carl Ruffo, Steven Kenney, Gary Barmoy, William Shuck, John Stevens and Leroy Himmelwright.
The Cumberland News, December 27, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2011

 

MINNICK, Mrs. Annie Mae, nee Minnick
 
Frostburg – Mrs. Annie Mae Minnick, 71, Eckhart, died last night in Miners Hospital where she had been a patient for two weeks. She was the daughter of the late Jacob and Annie (Raynor) Minnick.  Surviving are two sons, George Minnick, of Eckhart, and Gilbert Minnick, of Wilmington, Del.; a brother, John Minnick, residing in Garrett County; two sisters, Mrs. Noah McKenzie, Garrett County, and Miss Stella Minnick, Baltimore; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. 
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1959
(Courtesy of Ray Leydinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted February 6, 2016
 

MINNICK, Bernard A.

FINZEL— Bernard A. Minnick, 55, was dead on arrival yesterday at Miners Hospital. He was an employe of Kelly Springfield Tire Company, and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Born in Finzel, he was a son of the late Joseph and Martha (Caton) Minnick. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elnora (Garlitz) Minnick; a daughter, Mrs. Donald Wade, LaVale; five sons, Jackson Minnick, Millard Minnick and Robert Minnick, all of Finzel; Bernard Minnick Jr., with the Marine Corps at Parris Island, S. C., and Steven Minnick, at home; four sisters, Mrs. William Louk, Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Hoy Arnold, Frostburg; Mrs. Thomas Wilhelm, Avilton, and Mrs. James Faidley, Finzel; a brother, Leonard Minnick, Nikep, and seven grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a. m. at St. Michael's Church. Burial will be in Blocher Cemetery. A Christian wake will be held at the funeral home today at 7:30 p. m. Pallbearers will be Dale Wilhelm, Blaine Wilhelm, Dale Garlitz, Harold Faidley, Donald Garlitz and Paul Garlitz.
The Cumberland News, November 12, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

MINNICK, Mrs. Dorothy Jane Ackerman
 
Dorothy Jane (Ackerman) Minnick, 59, Grove City, passed away May 20, 2008, at PNC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Oct. 30, 1948, in Meyersdale, daughter of the late Stewart and Anna (Jordan) Ackerman. She was preceded in death by sister, Mabel Gnagey and brother, Wayne Ackerman, Meyersdale and sister, Alice Riley, Accident, Md. She is survived by her husband, Charles Minnick, Grove City; and sons, Jeff Minnick, N.J.; and Doug and wife, Evelyn Minnick, Texas; and granddaughter, Megan, Texas. Also survived by a brother, Harold Ackerman, Wickliffe, Ohio; and a sister, Audrey Irwin, Meyersdale. Viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 12 to 1 p.m. Saturday, with service following the 1 p.m. viewing, at Cunningham Funeral Home, 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Thursday, May 22, 2008 - Somerset Daily American
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 30, 2013

MINNICK, Mrs. Frances McKenzie

FROSTBURG— Mrs. Frances Minnick, 79, widow of Joseph Minnick, died this morning in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where she was admitted yesterday. Born in Garrett County, a daughter of the late Jacob and Fannie (Christner) McKenzie, she was the last surviving member of that family. Mrs. Minnick was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Surviving are three sons, Marion, Allen and Lawrence Minnick, all of Frostburg; five daughters, Mrs. James Hickman, Akron; Mrs. Harry Hotchkiss, Ridgeley; Mrs. Raymond Brode and Mrs. Thomas Scarpelli, both of Eckhart, and Mrs. Raymond Wempe, Cumberland, 21 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today after 7 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 8, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 19, 2009
 


 MINNICK, James A.

James A. Minnick, 54, of Clarysville, was dead on arrival Wednesday at Miners Hospital. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Albert and Levorial (Caton) Minnick. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his widow, Mary Margaret (Lancaster) Minnick; three-brothers, Lawrence Minnick, Frostburg; Elmer Minnick and Conrad Minnick, both of Baltimore; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel McKenzie, Frostburg. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Arthur Evans officiating. Burial will be in Johnston Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, October 31, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

MINNICK, John Walter

ECKHART— John Walter Minnick, 80, of here, died today in the Cumberland Nursing Home following an extended illness. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Jacob and Annie (Rainer) Minnick. Surviving are his widow, Regina (Layton) Minnick; two sons, John E. (Bud) Minnick, Star Route, Frostburg, and Odell T. Minnick, LaGrange. III.; a daughter, Mrs. Hubert McKenzie, RD 2, Frostburg; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Wednesday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 13, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009


MINNICK, Joseph Elmer

Frostburg, June 26 - Joseph Elmer Minnick, four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Minnick, Big Savage Mountain, died this morning at his home of a congenital heart condition. Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers, Robert, James and Raymond Minnick, and a sister, Lena Minnick, all at home. The body is at the residence. No arrangements have been made.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 25, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

MINNICK, Lawrence Joseph

FROSTBURG - Lawrence Joseph "Gomas" Minnick, 74, of 12001 Sandbank Road N.W., Frostburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born Oct. 24, 1924, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late James (sic: Joseph) Bernard and Frances Loretta "Fannie" (McKenzie) Minnick. He also was preceded in death by one granddaughter; two brothers and six sisters. Mr. Minnick was retired from Picker International of Ohio where they manufactured and tested x-ray equipment. He also was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Mr. Minnick was Catholic by faith and a member of Farrady Post 24 American Legion, Frostburg. Surviving are six daughters, Bonnita Cole, Frostburg, Loretta Minnick, Cumberland, Patricia Matthews, Wiley Ford, W.Va., Regina Kitzmiller, Midlothian, Marlene Broadwater, Mount Savage, and Elizabeth Enos, Eckhart; two sons, Tony Minnick, Midlothian, and Ronald Minnick, Bowling Green, Va.; one brother, Allen "Add" Minnick, Frostburg, one sister, Helen Brode, Frostburg; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Bill Dye, Eckhart. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted there Friday at 11 a.m. Military honors will be accorded by the Farrady Post #24 Honor Guard.  The body will be cremated following the services. Inurnment will be in the Maryland State Veteran's Cemetery, Rocky Gap. Memorials may be directed to his son, Lawrence Anthony Minnick, P.O. Box 581, Midlothian, MD 21543.
Cumberland Times-News, Wednesday, October 13, 1999
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 31, 2016



MINNICK, Mrs. Lulu Caton

FROSTBURG— Mrs. Lulu Minnick, 67, of 217 West Main Street, died this morning in Miners Hospital where she was admitted Friday. Born in Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Clara (McKenzie) Caton, and widow of Albert Minnick. Mrs. Minnick was a member of St. Michael's  Catholic Church. Surviving are four sons: James Minnick, Clarysville; Lawrence and Conrad Minnick, both of RD 2; and Elmer Minnick, Baltimore; a daughter, Mrs. Ethel McKenzie, RD 2; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Werner, Finzel; and Mrs. Minnie Winebrenner, RD 2; 15
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.

The Cumberland Evening Times, November 1, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 
MINNICK, Mrs. M. Arlene Albright
 
HYNDMAN, Pa. - M. Arlene (Albright) Minnick, 85, of Hyndman, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at WMHS-Braddock Campus, Cumberland. Born on March 8, 1922, in Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late Ray R. and Blanche E. (Rush) Albright. She was also preceded in death by, Kenneth J. Minnick, her husband of 62 years in 2004; brothers, Everett and Samuel Albright; a sister, Margaret Albright. She is survived by her children, Mary Margaret Minnick, and special friend, Gerald "Pi" Parsons and Kenneth Ray Minnick, both of Hyndman; a sister, Evelyn E. Diehl, of Harrisburg; nine grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. She was a 1940 graduate of Hyndman High School. She had worked at the Celanese Corp and Fairfoot Shoe Factory for a few years. She was a member of Grace UMC, the VFW Oscar Jordan Post 7375 Ladies Auxiliary and she was active in the American Cancer Society. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Hyndman Cemetery, Hyndman.
Cumberland Times-News obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 30, 2013


MINNICK, Marion J.

FROSTBURG— Marion J. Minnick, 62, of Kemp Drive, died Wednesday at Frostburg Community Hospital, where he had been a patient four weeks. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Joseph and Frances (McKenzie) Minnick. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Surviving are his widow, Mildred (Jeffries) Minnick; a daughter, Mrs. Leona Baker, here; three sons, Robert and Raymond Minnick, here, and James Minnick, Mt. Savage; three brothers, Allen Minnick, Frostburg; Lawrence Minnick, Cleveland, Ohio; and Eugene Minnick, Akron, Ohio; five sisters, Mrs. Ruth Durkin, Mrs. Angela Scarpelli, Eckhart; Mrs. Helen Brode, here; Mrs. Bessie Hotchkiss, Ridgeley; and Mrs. Anna Hickman, Akron; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. A Christian wake service will be conducted today at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 11, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

 

MINNICK, Mrs. Mary Ann McKenzie

AVILTON — Mary Ann Minnick, 62, of Avilton, died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born June 27,1941, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Byard A. and Dollie Frost (Turner) McKenzie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Minnick. Mrs. Minnick was a member of St. Ann’s Shrine and was a supply person for Flushing Shirt Factory, Grantsville. Surviving are six stepchildren, Joseph Minnick, Centerville, Elmer Minnick Jr., Mount Airy, Bobby Minnick, Linthicum, Patricia Winfield and Roger Minnick, both of Frostburg and Brenda Minnick, Baltimore; one aunt, Leora Brown, Avilton; and several cousins. Interment will take place at a later date.
Cumberland Times-News obituary; Saturday, April 10, 2004
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011



MINNICK, Richard D.

Richard D. "Sam" Minnick Sr., 59, of Second Avenue, Hyndman, died Friday, Nov. 22, 1996, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Pittsburgh. He was born May 2, 1937, in Hyndman, a son of the late Raymond E. and Myrtle M. (Smeak) Minnick. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Alice Jean (Bridges) Minnick; a son, Richard D. Minnick Jr. of Bedford RD 3; two daughters, Cynthia M. Shaffer and Verna D. Burkett, both of Hyndman; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Reggie K. "Bill" Minnick of Phillippi, W.Va., and Robert E. Minnick of Buffalo Mills RD 1. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd J. Minnick and Raymond E. Minnick; and a sister, Grace M. Minnick. Mr. Minnick was employed by the Bedford County Housing Authority and formerly had worked at the PPG plant in Cumberland, Md. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Hyndman Rod and Gun Club and the Kennells Mills Sportsman's Club. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Monday at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, with the Rev. Gregory Sinclair officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The Bedford Gazette, November 23, 1996
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2010

MINSHALL, Mrs. Susan

Piedmont, W. Va., Feb. 5 (Spl).--The body of Mrs. Susan Minshall, 80, a former Piedmont resident, who died at Greenville, S. C., was brought here yesterday and burial sevices were held today in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. She was the widow of Perry S. Minshall, formery[sic] a prominent business man of Piedmont. She was born in Mount Savage, Md. Robert Minshall, a member of the faculty of Penn State College, and Bertram Minshall, of Washington, are among the surviving children.
The Washington Post, Washington, D. C.; Tuesday February 6, 1934, p. 14, c. 6
(Courtesy of Charles Riend/transcribed by Genie)
Posted November 19, 2015


 MISHLER, Mrs. Sarah Tressler

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Sarah Mishler, 57, of Norton, Ohio, died Sunday in Barberton Ohio. Born in Meyersdale, she was a daughter of Mrs. Pearl (Ohler) Tressler, RD l, and the late Elmer Tressler. Also surviving are her husband. Merle Mishler; a son, Carl Mishler, Kane; a sister, Miss Idella Tressler, RD 1, and three grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Milton Morris officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, March 11, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 5, 2010

MITCHELL, Mrs. Dorothy Melrose

Dorothy Melrose Mitchell, 101, of Chino, CA, and formerly of Bruceton Mills (Glade Farms Community), WV, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016, in the home of her son. The daughter of the late Samuel N. and Nancy Umble Byrd, she was born April 25, 1915, in Markleysburg, PA. She attended the Christian House of Prayer in Chino and was a member of the Chino Senior Center. Dorothy is survived by a son, Myron Guy Mitchell and his wife Carole of Chino, CA; six grandchildren: Justin and his wife Leah, Kyle and Landon Mitchell, Debra Anderson and her husband David, Lorrie Fowler and her husband David, and Jody Marcum; and four great-grandchildren, Caden, Connor, Ethan, and Celena and her husband Paul. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Mitchell, April 2, 1988; two sons, Stephen and Randy Mitchell; a daughter, Janet Shaffer; a son-in-law, Carl Shaffer; nine brothers and nine sisters. Carl L. Spear Funeral Home, Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, is in charge of arrangements. Service will be at 11 a.m., May 21, 2016, with Rev. Vicki D. Sheppard officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery, Bruceton Mills.
[d.o.d. Sunday, May 15, 2016; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 15, 2017


MITCHELL, George Franklin

Miner Dies in Rock Fall - Services for George Franklin Mitchell Jr., 19, of RD 1, Garrett, Pa., who died Friday in Somerset Community Hospital from injuries received in a mine accident, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the William J. Wood Funeral Home, Rockwood, Pa., by Rev. George Lyford. Interment will be in the Rockwood IOOF Cemetery. Mr. Mitchell was killed in a rock fall at the GM&W Coal Co.'s No. 1 mine just outside the Somerset County community of Boswell. He had been seated on a coal car several miles into the shaft Friday when a rock fell from the roof and struck him on the head, company officials said. Mr. Mitchell's father had been working in another section of the mine when the accident occurred, police reported. Born August 13, 1953, in Somerset, Mr. Mitchell was a son of George F. and Anola Shroyer Mitchell. He is survived by parents, and one sister, Mrs. Betty Jane Knopsnyder of Rockwood RD 1. He attended Berlin Area High School and was also a member of the Berlin Volunteer Fire Department.
December 10, 1972, The Cumberland Sunday Times
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009



MITCHELL, Hiram Simpson

Ohiopyle, April 17.—Hiram Simpson Mitchell died at his late residence in Stewart township. Sunday morning, April ]5, at 9.30 o'clock, after an Illness of more than a year. Death came peacefully and as a release to the patient sufferer. Hiram Simpson Mitchell was the youngest son of the late Martin Mitchell of Stewart township and was born 39 years ago on his father's farm in the well known "Mitchell Settlement." He attended the public schools of his native township until he reached manhood, after which he decided on farming as his life's work and remained at home with his parents. Ten years ago his father died and then it was that he assured his aged mother, that he would take up the burden his father had carried so long. Mr. Mitchell's trouble has been a puzzle to the medical profession. Two weeks ago it was thought best to put him under an operation, which seemed to give some relief, but it was only his own heroic spirit that nerved him up. Fifteen years ago Mr. Mitchell married Miss Annie McMillan, daughter of the late Matthew McMillan. This union was blessed with one son, Scott, 12 years old. Besides his wife and son he is survived by his mother, now In her 73rd year, and five sisters, Mrs. J. W. Church of Ohiopyle, Mrs. John Ault of Oakland, Md.; Mrs, Thomas Swaney, Mt. Braddock; Mrs. Joseph J. Koihl(?), MeKee's Rocks, and Miss Lillie D. Mitchell, McKee's Rocks, and one brother, T. M. Mitchell, of Ohiopyle. Funeral today at: one o'clock, Interment In Mitchell Cemetery; services by Rev. Edwards of the Baptist Church, of which the deceased was a member.
The Daily Courier, (Connellsville, PA) Apr 17, 1906

 MITCHELL, John Joseph

John Joseph Mitchell, 74, of 118 Winton Place, died Friday at his home. He had been in ill health several years. A native of Piedmont, W.Va., he was born January 13, 1884, a son of the late William and Mary (Joyce) Mitchell. His wife, Mrs. Margaret J. (Smith) Mitchell, died in 1956. Mr. Mitchell was formerly employed as a supervisor of the workshop at Amcelle plant of the Celanese Corporation of America. Survivors include a son, John W. Mitchell, at home, and a sister, Miss Margaret R. Mitchell, at home. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Cumberland Council 586, Knights of Columbus. The body is at the George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. Members of the Knights of Columbus will recite the rosary at the funeral home today at 8 p. m. A requiem high mass will be celebrated in SS. Peter and Paul Church tomorrow at 9 a. m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 18, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009



MITCHELL, Miss Margaret R.

Miss Margaret R. Mitchell, 75, of 118 Winton Place, died Friday in Sacred Heart Hospital where she was admitted November 16. A native of Piedmont, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Joyce) Mitchell. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Miss Mitchell at one time was employed as a saleswoman for the old Vogel Shoe Store on Baltimore Street and later worked with the Smith Shoe Store where she retired in 1957. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the church. Survivors include a nephew, John W. Mitchell, Baltimore. The body is at the George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 7 p. m. A requiem high Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a. m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church and interment will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Allen Speir, Harry Kelso, Joseph DiNicola, Robert Cowden, John Farrell and Edward Bragg.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, November 26, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 20, 2009

 


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