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AHLBURN, Harry Lynn

HYNDMAN — Harry Lynn Ahlburn, 62, of RD 1, died yesterday at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in Baltimore, where he had been admitted April 19. A native of Hyndman, he was a son of the late Luther J. and Mary (Pisel) Ahlburn. Mr. Ahlburn was an employe and director of the Hoblitzell National Bank and was former owner of the Ahlburn Chevrolet Garage. He was a member of the United Church of Christ where he was an elder and a member of the consistory. He was a member and treasurer of the Hyndman Lions Club; member and past master of the AF & AM Lodge 589; a member of Scottish Rites Bodies, Ali Ghan Shrine and Past Masters Unit, Ali Ghan Shrine, Cumberland. An Army veteran of WW II, he was a member of Bedford American Legion Post. Mr. Ahlburn graduated from Hyndman High School in 1929 and attended Franklin Marshall College. Surviving are his widow, Barbara Ellen (Malsberry) Ahlburn; three children, Barbara Lynn and Lane J. Ahlburn, at home, and Mrs. Mary C. Johnson, Ellerslie. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and where a Masonic memorial will be held at 8 p.m. A service will be conducted at the funeral home tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Douglas Borko will officiate and interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery. Members of the church consistory will serve as pallbearers. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Baltimore County Research Center.
Cumberland News, June 16, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2014

ALBANA, Sister Mary Hoye

"MT. SAVAGE, May 15 - Sister Mary Albana, 70, Order of Sisters of Notre Dame, died early yesterday morning at Notre Dame College of Maryland, Baltimore, according to  word received by relatives.  She had been ill several weeks and underwent a major operation about two months ago.  Sister Mary Albana entered the religious order 47 years ago and had been stationed at the college almost that length of time.  She was a daughter of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Conroy) Hoye, Frostburg. Three of her sisters, Sister Mary Perpetua and Sister Mary Leo, Mercy Order of Sisters, and Sister Mary Eliza, Notre Dame Order of Nuns, died in recent years.  Sister Mary Albana was the guest of the Sisters of Notre Dame, St. Patrick's Convent, in July 1943, when she was here on account of illness of a relative.  Survivors include a brother, Joseph Hoye, Baltimore, and the following nieces and nephews: Mrs. James H. Weimer, Mrs. Stanley Welmer and Mrs. Elizabeth Robison, Mt. Savage; Bernard Winner, Lonaconing, and Joseph Winner, Frostburg.  Mrs. James Weimer and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Robison, were at her bedside shortly before her death.  The funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 a. m. in Baltimore.  Burial will be in the Sisters of Notre Dame Cemetery."
Cumberland Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 16 May 1948
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted October 16, 2012

FindaGrave Memorial:
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ALBANESE, Larry

"Requiem high mass for Larry Albanese, Sr., 76, 150 West Fairview street, Piedmont, who died Thursday in Potomac Valley hospital, Keyser, was celebrated Monday morning in St. Peter's Catholic church, Westernport, by Rev. Charles Quinn, assistant pastor, Rev. Monsignor A. Scarpati was in the sanctuary. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Active pallbearers were Larry Dimasi, Joseph Patterson, James Dastoli, Dominic Roccella, Dominic Nesci, Nick Gentile, James LaRosa and Joseph Femia. Honorary pallbearers included Patsy Dubuono, Larry Pezzanite, Dick Demichele, James Sessari, Louis Decesari, Frank Antonette, Frank Patterson and Frank Cowatch. Mr. Albanese had resided here 55 years but was a native of Caulonia, Italy. He was employed as a B. and O. trackman for 32 years. His wife, Mrs. Rose Albanese, died in 1935. Mr. Albanese was a member of St. Peter's church and the Star of Italy Lodge, Order of the Sons of Italy in America. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Mary Mayolo, Miss Catherine Albanese, Miss Nell D. Albanese, Piedmont; Mrs. Rose Ashford, Washington; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Mary Dimasi, Morgantown; three sons, D. T. Albanese, Piedmont; James F. Albanese, Bridgeport, O.; Larry Albanese, Jr., at home; one sister, Miss Theresa Albanese, Italy; one brother, Dominic Albanese, Youngstown, O.; 20 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one nephew."
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, 11 Jan 1951
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted January 29, 2011

 

ALBAUGH, Mrs. Anna C.

ALBAUGH 20 Jul 1887 Anna C Albaugh, 70 years of age, died yesterday. A son and 2 daughters survive: Joseph A Albaugh; Miss Laura Albaugh; and Mrs Morriarity(sic) of Washington DC. The funeral is from the residence of the son Joseph at the head of Baltimore Street and the burial in St Patrick's Cemetery.
Excerpts from The Cumberland Times transcribed by Charles Often
20 July 1887
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 19, 2013

 

ALBERTS, Mrs. Susan O'tilla Teets

Mrs. Susan O'tilla Alberts, 83, of Aurora, W. Va., died Thursday morning, April 18, 1940, at the home of her daughter, at Fort Defiance, Va. She was born June 2nd, 1863 at Lost I River, Hardy County, W. Va. She came to Aurora with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Teets, as a very young girl and had since made that place her home. She was married to A. Charles Alberts, who preceded her in death, on June 10, 1929. She was one of a family of five sisters and six brothers, all deceased. Since her husband's death she has made her home with her only daughter, Hilda, wife of Capt. H. B. McCrum, of Augusta Military Academy, Fort Defiance, Va.A Guard of Honor composed of Cadet Lieutenant Van Metre and Cadet Buckmaster from the Academy accompanied the deceased to her home at Aurora, where funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P. M., Saturday. Burial was in Mt. Carmel cemetery, Aurora.  She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. H. B. McCrum and two grandsons, Charles B. McCrum and Page. N. McCrum who are both with the army of occupation in the European theatre.
Unidentified Newspaper; about April 18, 1940
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

ALBRECHT, Mrs. Ruth Baer

Albrecht, Ruth Baer - On Wednesday, May 18, 1983, Ruth D. Albrecht of Hyattsville, Md., beloved wife of William F. Albrecht, Sr., mother of Nancy A. Nichols, of Valley Forge, Pa., and William F. Albrecht, Jr., grandmother of Scott and Amy Nichols. Relatives and friends may call at Collins unreal Home, Silver Spring, Md., Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service will be held at St. Andrew Episcopal Church, College Park, Md., on Saturday, May 21, at 11 a.m. Entombment private. Sympathy may be expressed in the form of memorials to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.
[abt. Wednesday, May 18, 1983; No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 26, 2017

ALBRECHT, William F.

William F. Albrecht Sr., 99, of Annapolis and formerly of College Park, died January 28, 2005, at Ginger Cove retirement community. Known as “Doc,” Mr. Albrecht was born Oct. 4, 1905, in Baltimore, and grew up in the area that is now Camden Yards. One of three brothers, he spent his summers as a youth visiting his relatives at Aisquith Farm in Riva. In the 1920s, after graduating from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, he and his older brother, Walter Albrecht, owned and operated pharmacies in Glen Burnie and Linthicum. In the late 1930s he opened Albrecht’s Pharmacy at College Park and moved from Glen Burnie to University Park and then to College Heights. He was active in the University of Maryland Alumni Association, the Terrapin Club, College Park Rotary Club and St. Andrew Episcopal Church in College Park. His interests included golf and world travel. His wife, Ruth Baer Albrecht, died in 1983. Surviving are two children, Nancy Albrecht Nichols of Annapolis and William F. Albrecht Jr. of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and three grandchildren. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Gloucester St., where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Anne Arundel Medical Center Building Fund, 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401.
[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017

 

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Agnes Scollick

Barton - Mrs. Agnes (Scollick) Albright, 66, a native of Lonaconing, died February 14 at the Charleroi-Monesson Hospital in Pennsylvania. The widow of Harmon Albright, she is survived by two daughters, three sons, a brother, John Scollick of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Mrs. Jack Schaaf, Atlantic City, N. J., and Mrs. Alice Russell, Barton, and a number of nieces and nephews.
The Cumberland Times News, February 22, 1955
[parents were James Scollick and Barbara Swan]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 10, 2010

ALBRIGHT, Clarence W. Jr.
 
Clarence W. "Bill" Albright Jr., 81, of Meyersdale, died Oct. 20, 2012 at Western Maryland Health System, Cumberland, Md. Born June 14, 1931 in Baltimore, Md., the son of the late Clarence W. and Mildred (Bryan) Albright. Preceded in death by children, Gay Leigh Cole and Michael William Albright. Survived by his wife of 47 years, Betty (Miller) Albright; children: Wayne William Albright and wife Leslie, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Denise Marie Smearman, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Wade Lee Albright and wife Heather, Friedens; grandchildren: Michael, Amy, Kelly, Lacey, Trevor and Cameron; seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by a sister, Carol Ann Janney, Del.; son-in-law: John Cole and daughter-in-law: Linda Albright. He was a member of Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church and a Scoutmaster for Troop #142. Former member of the Meyersdale Lions Club and Meyersdale Borough Council. Bill was a school bus driver for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing in the Chesapeake Bay, riding on his side-by-side, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, and especially enjoyed his family and coffee time with the "ol' geezers." Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church where service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday. Pastor Randy Haulk officiating. Interment Greenville Union Cemetery. Arrangements by William Rowe Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale.
Somerset Daily American, October 21, 2012
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013

 

ALBRIGHT, Donald

The second body of Donald Albright, 8 years of age, who was drowned in the Potomac River, at Piedmont, June 7, was recovered last Sat afternoon opposite the Base Ball Park near the Maryland shore, where the body of Clement Ott was found on Thurs of last week.
Keyser Tribune, June 16, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth Albright, of Hyndman, died on Thursday of last week. She was aged eighty-seven years, eleven months and thirteen days. Her husband died about thirty years ago. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Hannah Wagus and Samuel Albright, of Ocean, Md.; Mrs. Lydia Lowery, of Hyndman; Mrs. Solomon Emerick, of Gladdens; Jacob Albright, of Vale Summit; and George Albright, of Manown.
The Bedford Gazette, March 15, 1901
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 2, 2010

ALBRIGHT, Harry

The body of Harry Albright, five years old, one of three boys drowned in the Potomac River at Piedmont June 7, was found last Sun afternoon a short distance below Westernport.
Keyser Tribune, June 23, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010

ALBRIGHT, Homer

Meyersdale, Pa., Oct. 16 - Homer Albright, of 629 Barclay Street, Sixth Ward, Johnstown, a mechanic for the H. E. Wagner Motor Sales Company in that city, died yesterday morning in Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, where he had been a patient since October 3. Mr. Albright underwent an operation on Monday. He submitted to two blood transfusions, the first on October 8 and the second the day following the operation. He was born 31 years ago in Meyersdale, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Albright. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his widow, the former Helen Miller, and a son, Eugene Albright, two months old. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Mortician W. C. Price, Meyersdale.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 16, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009

 

ALBRIGHT, John A.

John A. Albright, 43 year old local Baltimore and Ohio Railroad shopman, died yesterday at Sabillasville, Md.  He is survived by a daughter, Neda Albraight; two brothers, Albert A. Long, Md., and Edward, of Ridgeley, and by two sisters, Mrs. L. G. Bridges, Dayton, O. and Mrs. G. J. Huber, Wyandotte, Mich.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, from Stein's Chapel.  Burial will be in Hill Crest.
15 January 1931, Cumberland Evening Times
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)
Posted November 26, 2009

ALBRIGHT, Juliana Hutzel

Death of Juliana Albright - The subject of this sketch who was one of Salisbury's oldest & most respected women, died at an early hour Mon. morning, the 11th inst., at the home of her son-in-law & daughter, Mr. & Mrs. Chauncey Meese, with whom she had been making her home since April 1922. In Oct. of that same year Mrs. Albright became afflicted with gangrene from which malady the doctors could not free her, & in time other ailments developed causing her to suffer intensely most of the time during her long affliction, until death came to her relief. Mrs. Albright was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. John Hutzel & was the wife of the late Jonathan Albright, the latter dying 31 yrs. ago. She was the mother of eleven children, seven of whom preceded her to the grave. Her four surviving children are Minerva Ellen, wife of Chauncey Meese, of this place; Ida, widow of the late Wilson Gomer, of Keystone Junction; Elda, wife of Joseph Beal, of Meyersdale; & Frank of Masontown, Pa. She is also survived by a large number of grandchildren, as well as by one brother, John Hutzel, & one sister, Mrs. Isaac Lint. She was aged 83 yrs., 5 mos. & 6 days. She was a faithful member of the Lutheran church. Her remains will be taken to the undertaking rooms of W.C. Price of Meyersdale where they were prepared for burial. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. S. D. Sigler, pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church of Salisbury, at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Beal, in Meyersdale, at 2 o'clock Wed. afternoon, the 13th inst. Interment was made in the Meyersdale cemetery. Mrs. Chauncey Meese, one of Mrs. Albright's daughters, was unable to attend her mother's funeral, owing to being taken seriously ill very suddenly last Sat. night. Her condition is still quite serious, & she is in the hands of a trained nurse at her home.
Meyersdale Republican - July 14, 1927
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

ALBRIGHT, Levi
 
ALBRIGHT 29 Jul 1916 Mt Savage- Levi Albright died Tuesday (26 Jul) and was buried today at the ME Church Cemetery.
Excerpts from The Cumberland Times transcribed by Charles Often - 1916 - July
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 10, 2014

ALBRIGHT, Louis Emmett
 
VALE SUMMIT ~ Louis "Louie" Emmett Albright, 70, of Vale Summit, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice. Born July 1, 1929, in Vale Summit, at his current residence, he was the son of the late James Marshall and Myrtle (Fatkin) Albright. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, John, Marshall, and Melvin Albright. Mr. Albright was first retired after 20 years as a machinist at Celanese Fibers Corp. He also retired as proprietor of the Frostburg Amoco where he was blessed with many special employees over the years. A U.S. Air Force veteran for the Korean Conflict. He was a lifelong member of the Vale Summit United Methodist Church, the Grand Lodge of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Maryland, Mountain Lodge 99 A.F. and A.M., and the Farrady Post 24 American Legion, Frostburg, and was a cornea donor to the Maryland Eye Bank. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Arlene (Kight) Albright; one son, Dennis Albright and wife, Kim; one daughter, Donna Skidmore and husband, Pete, all of Mt. Savage; one brother, Thomas Albright and wife, Irene, Boca Raton, Fla., two sisters-in-law, Margaret Albright, Glen Burnie, Erma Albright, Hagerstown; four grandchildren, Jason Skidmore, Becky Skidmore, Molly Albright, Amy Albright, all of Mt. Savage; many devoted nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, James Crowe, Frostburg. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mt. Lodge 99 A.F. and A.M. will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Thursday at 7 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Friday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. George M. Harpold, officiating. Interment will be in the Vale Summit Methodist Church Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded at graveside by Farrady Post 24 American Legion Honor Guard. The family requests memorials be directed to the Vale Summit Methodist Church, c/o Rev. Harpold, 211 Delano Ave., Frostburg, the Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice Unit, 900 Seton Drive, Cumberland, or the John Hopkins Hospital Oncology Center, c/o Cancer Research, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21502.
Cumberland Times-News obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Mary Jane Stott

This morning about eleven o'clock, the residents of the Hill were shocked to learn that Mrs Mary Jane Albright had died suddenly at her boarding house at the hour named.  The deceased had been complaining for some time past and for the past week had been suffering with chills and ague.  This morning she was up and stirring around her boarding house and told her guests she was feeling far from well.  She was a very large lady, weighing fully 200 lbs and the burden of running the house rested on her daughter, Miss Carrie.  The house is a large one, located on Laing Avenue, and on the first floor there is a sitting or family room.  Mrs. Albright at about 10:45 went to this room, where a bed had been placed for her to rest on during the day, as her own room was on the second floor.  As soon as she had thrown herself on the bed, she complained of feeling ill.  Her daughter, Carrie, at once sent off for a physician, but before he arrived, she was dead.  Miss Carrie being the only one present when her soul took flight.  Death caused by heart disease.  The deceased was born and raised at Little Orleans and was 54 years old.  She had bright and cheerful disposition and was looked upon as a mother by all the railroad men who boarded with her.  She was well known and greatly loved by a large circle of friends on the Hill and in the Eastern portion of the county.  She leaves three grown daughters: Mrs Nettie Casekamp of Doe Gully; Miss Carrie, who lived with her and Miss Cora, a school teacher, near Magnolia.  The funeral arrangements are in charge of undertaker Stein and have not yet been announced.
Cumberland Alleganian; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 5, 1899 - pg 1, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 125447776
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2016

 

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Mary Margaret

Mt. Savage, Md., Feb. 21. — The funeral of Mrs. Mary Margaret Albright, 56, wife of John W. Albright, who died Tuesday at Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, will take place Saturday morning with a high mass of requiem at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will be made in St. Patrick's cemetery. Mrs. Albright was visiting at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs, John G, Powers, 612 North Centre street, Cumberland, when she was taken ill on Tuesday and where her body now reposes. Charles,L. Albright, who was in Key West, Fla. at the time to his mother's death is here for the funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, February 21, 1936 - pg 10, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 23, 2012

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Myrtle Fatkin

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Myrtle Albright, 76, of 79 Meshach Frost Village, died yesterday shortly after being admitted to Miners Hospital. She had been in ill health the past 10 years. A native of Vale Summit, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (McFarland) Fatkin and was a member of the Vale Summit United Methodist Church and the WSCS. Surviving are her husband, J. Marshall Albright; four sons, Thomas F. Albright, Sparks, Md.; Melvin Albright, Hagerstown; Marshall Albright, Glen Burnie, and Louis Albright, Vale Summit; three sisters, Mrs. Janet Hendley, Mrs. Pearl Filer and Miss Elizabeth Fatkin, all of here; two brothers, Joseph Fatkin, Loartown, and Lester Fatkin, here; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Cumberland News, November 19, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

ALBRIGHT, Porter R.

Porter R. Albright, 72, of 153 Bedford Street, died last evening in Sacred Heart Hospital where he was admitted Tuesday. Born in Terra Alta, he was a son of the late Charles and Rachel (Harnet) Albright. Last employed as elevator operator in the Clarke-Keating Building he was a former B&O baggage man, retiring in 1956 after 45 years of service. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, the IOOF and Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Surviving are his wife, Viola (Korns) Albright; one daughter, Mrs. Clarabelle Paschal, North Beach; two sons, Frederick Albright, Eckhart, and Wilbur Albright, city; one sister, Mrs. Ira Vandegrift, city; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 p. m. at the funeral home by Rev. Vernon I. Naugle, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 30, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Regina A. Yeagley

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Mrs. Regina A. Albright, 72, of Hyattsville, Md., formerly of here, died Friday at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. Born July 17, 1914 in Confluence, she was a daughter of the late Hagan J. and Nellie E. (Shipley) Yeagley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin C. Albright, on Sept. 9, 1959. She was a member of the Christian Church of Connellsville. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Betty J. May, with whom she resided, and Mrs. Mary E. Burkett, Mount Rainier, Md.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Ken L. Korns. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 23, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 17, 2012

ALBRIGHT, Roger Dale

Services will be conducted Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Scarpelli Funeral Home for Roger Dale Albright, 30, of RD2, Ridgeley, W.Va., who was dead on arrival Sunday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va., after being fatally shot in the neck by a single projectile from a .22 rifle. The Rev. Elvin J. Sommers will officiate, with interment in the Fort Ashby, W.Va., Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Philip Dayton, Calvin Dayton, David Dayton, Brian Simpson, Steve Liber and David Liber. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday and Wednesday. Born in Cumberland, March 23, 1955, he was a son of Mrs. Nellie Marie Albright, Short Gap, W.Va. Mr. Albright was employed by the Aetna Lumber Company, Short Gap. He attended Fort Ashby High School, and was a member of the Pinto Mennonite Church. Surviving besides his mother are his widow, the former Holly Ann Lavin; four brothers, John A. Taylor, Bobby W. Albright, Kenneth R. Taylor and Donald V. Albright, all of Short Gap; five sisters, Miss Linda M. Taylor, Cumberland; Mrs. Betty Jo Walters, Wiley Ford, W.Va.; Miss Lois A. Albright, Miss Donna J. Albright and Mrs. Phyllis M. Dawson, all of Short Gap, and his grandfather, Harry Albright, Oldtown.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, Tuesday, April 30, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017

ALBRIGHT, Roy Walter

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Services for Roy Walter Albright, 58, well known Hyndman area truck farmer, who died Wednesday afternoon at his residence in Palo Alto after a prolonged illness, will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. from the Zeigler Funeral Home here, by Rev. W. J. Lloyd. Burial will be in Palo Alto Cemetery. A son of the late Samuel and Anna Lee (Kennell) Albright, he belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include three brothers, Allen and Harold Albright, both of Somerset, and James Albright, Pittsburgh, and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Lint and Miss Marian Albright, Somerset.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 27, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2011

ALBRIGHT, William
 
MOUNT SAVAGE — William Albright, 72, of Mount Savage, died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at his residence. Born Sept. 19, 1930, in Pocahontas, Pa., he was the son of the late Simon and Florence (Hostetler) Albright. Mr. Albright was also preceded in death by one sister, Della Berger; and two brothers, Walter Albright and Simon Albright. Mr. Albright was a retired mechanic with Z&M Freight Line. Surviving are his wife, Grace (Burkett) Albright; four sons, Gary Albright and wife Deborah, Ellerslie, Donald Albright and wife Karen, Frostburg, Keith Albright and wife Cheryl, Mount Savage, and Kevin Albright and wife Rebecca, Flintstone; two daughters, Linda Woods and husband George, Alabama, and Kimberly Albright, Mount Savage; four brothers, Roland Albright, Ohio, Elmer Albright, Pocahontas, Carl Albright, Frostburg, and Jerry Albright, Salisbury, Pa.; two sisters, Betty Bibb, Glen Burnie, and Margaret Ashcroft, Arkansas; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no visitations. His body will be cremated, and a Memorial Service will be conducted at the Frostburg Church of the Brethren, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Riley officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 S. George St., Cumberland, MD 21502. The Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, is in charge of the arrangements.
Cumberland Times-News obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Posted January 28, 2013

ALBRIGHT, William F.
 
MEYERSDALE, Pa. — William F. Albright, 90, died yesterday at his home. Born in Meyersdale, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Grimes) Albright. He was a member of the Meyersdale Church of the Brethren. His wife, Mary (Lenhart) Albright, preceded him in death. Surviving are two sons, Melvin C. Albright, Trenton, N. J., and Charles P. Albright, Baltimore, Md.; five daughters, Mrs. Mary Dunmeyer, Trenton, N. J.; Mrs. Ben Uhl, Johnstown, Pa.; Mrs. Ray Norris and Miss Nellie Albright, both of Meyersdale, and Mrs. Donald Klemas, Mason City, Iowa; a sister, Mrs. Mary C. Jones, Detroit, Mich.; 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The body is at the residence where friends will be received after 1 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted there at 2:30 p.m. on Monday with Rev. Donald Hursh. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. 
The Cumberland News on November 1, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 7, 2014

ALBRIGHT, Mrs. Zella Mae Merrill

Mrs. Zella Mae Albright, 35, wife of Charles L. Albright, of Mt. Savage, died, this morning in Allegany Hospital where she had been a patient since Sunday. A native of Ocean, Mrs. Albright was a daughter of Mrs. Myrtle J. Merrill, of Mt. Savage, and the late Jesse R. Merrill. She belonged to Mt. Savage Methodist church. Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by three brothers, James F. Merrill, of Springfield, Va.; Jesse E. Merrill, of Hagerstown, and Charles A. Merrill, of Cresaptown, and a sister Mrs. Ray E. Frankenberry of Cresaptown. The body is at the home where funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Lee H. Richcreek, pastor of Mt. Savage Methodist church, officiating. Interment will be in the Methodist cemetery at Mt. Savage.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 18, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 30, 2009

ALBURTIS, Mrs. Wilda O. Mayhew

Mrs. Wilda O. Alburtis, 77, of the Fort Cumberland Arms, 10 North Liberty Street, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital one day after having been admitted there. She had been in ill health for two months. Born in Keyser, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Edward Mayhew and Ida (Biser) Mayhew. Her husband, John S. Alburtis, died in 1968. Mrs. Alburtis was formerly employed by the Crystal Laundry Company and Ginger’s Lunch, which was located on South Mechanic Street. She was a member of St. Patrick ’s Catholic Church, the YMCA Ladies Auxiliary, Senior Citizens, St. Patrick’s Senior Citizens, the Sixty Plus Club, the Allegany County Extension Homemakers Council, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Cumberland Outdoor Club, the Ladies Auxiliary of Fort Cumberland Lodge 13, American Legion, the Auxiliary of the Military Order of Cooties, the Ladies Auxiliary of Cumberland Aerie 245, Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Auxiliary of the Disabled American Veterans, and Degree of Pocahontas, Council 54. She was also a member and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Henry Hart Post 1411, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are two sons, John A. Alburtis, Cumberland; Donald R. Alburtis, Eckhart; three daughters, Mrs. Doris Swain, Potomac Park; Mrs. Sandra Brown and Mrs. Margaret Mundy, both of Cumberland; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday at 9:30 a m. by the Rev. James McGovern, pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Robert Valentine, Richard Breighner, Harold Davis, Walter Durbin, Gerald Miller and Daniel Fradiska. Memorial services will be held at the funeral home Monday at 7:30 p.m. by the VFW Auxiliary and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. by the Eagles Auxiliary.
Published in The Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, February 4, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

ALBURY, Mrs. Margaret Herwig

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Margaret Albury, 77, Pittsburgh, died yesterday at Pittsburgh Hospital. A native of Meyersdale she was a daughter of the late Conrad and Delilah (Bockes) Herwig. Her husband, George Albury, died in 1962. Surviving are a son, Wilton Borland, Grapesville; two brothers, Robert Herwig, Friedens, and John Herwig, Elyria, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Gauntz, Garrett, and Mrs. Ethel Williamson, Pittsburgh; a grandson and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. Rev. Joseph Chukla will officiate and interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, June 23, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 28, 2012

ALDERSON, Major J. Coleman

Charleston, Nov 30 - After an illness of but a few days, which was not regarded as serious at all, Major J. Coleman Alderson, one of the oldest and most highly-respected residents of Southern W. Va., passed away at an early hour yesterday morning at his home, 1212 Kanawha street.
Keyser Tribune, December 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010

ALDRIDGE, Charles Randall
 
CORRIGANVILLE ~ Charles Randall Aldridge, 59, of Corriganville, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 at the VA Hospital in Washington, D.C. Born on Oct. 3, 1949 in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Marcella (Logsdon) Aldridge. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Anna Mae (Bridges) Logsdon and Marshall Logsdon, who helped to raise him. Surviving are his loving wife, Susan (Burkett) Aldridge; one son, Randy Aldridge and wife Leslie, Cash Valley; and two daughters, Regina Aldridge, Australia and and Kim Aldridge and fiancé John Albright, Mt. Savage. "Charlie" adored his five grandchildren, Ryan Aldridge, Ella Sue and Zach Straker, Bailey Ann and Tallon Albright. Also, surviving are his two sisters, Marsha (Aldridge) Phillips and husband Barry and Pam Aldridge. He had one brother, John Aldridge plus numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing and loving him. Charlie graduated from Mount Savage High School in 1967. After graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart medal. He retired from the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory where he worked as an x-range operator and later as a millwright. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Barrelville Outdoor Club, Vietnam Veterans and Piney Mountain Sportsman’s Club. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., Frostburg, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Bernadette Ross at the funeral home on Friday at 1:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be Denny Martin Jr., Bill Burkett Jr., Jason Burkett, John Boor, Teddy Abuceivcz and Greg Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Boor, Timmy Burkett, Bruce Burkett and Mike Phillips. Interment will be at Restlawn Memorial Gardens followed by a late lunch at St. Johns United Church of Christ in Corriganville. Graveside military honors will be accorded by the Vietnam Veterans and the Mount Savage VFW. Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left at his home in Corriganville.
January 27, 2009, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013

 

ALDRIDGE, Mrs. Jane Cameron
 
Mt Savage - Mrs John Aldridge, 84, died early this morning at her home on Railroad St following a brief illness.  Born in Lonaconing, she was a daughter of the late Arch and Jane (McLuckie) Cameron.  Mrs Aldridge was a member of St George's Methodist(sic) Church.  Surviving are a son, William Aldridge, Akron; six daughters: Agnes and Florence, both at home; Mrs Joseph Welling and Mrs Herman Stewart, both of Mt Savage; Mrs Peter Telford, Akron and Mrs Arthur Elgin, Poolesville, Montgomery County: a brother, William, Lonaconing; a sister, Mrs Hugh Stafford, Lonaconing; 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, April 9, 1953 - pg 14, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 24, 2014

ALDRIDGE, Mrs. Jane Cameron

Aldridge Services
MT. SAVAGE—Services for Mrs. John Aldridge, 84, who died Thursday at her home on Railroad Street, were held Saturday in St. George's Episcopal Church with Rev G Stanley Schwind, rector, officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers were J. E. Crump, Raymond Neder, Robert Graham, Raymond Himmelwright, George Koontz and John Poland.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, April 14, 1953 - pg 11, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 24, 2014

ALDRIDGE, Joseph R.

FROSTBURG - Joseph R. AIdridge (Smokey), 88, of 78 West College Avenue, was dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. He had been in failing health the last two years. Born at Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late Leonard and Amanda (Reed) Aldridge. Mr. Aldridge was a member of the Woodland United Methodist Church. He was a member of George's Creek Valley AF&AM 161, Lonaconing, and was a retired pipe-fitter of the Celanese Fibers Company. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Pressman, of Frostburg, with whom he resided, and Mrs. Louise Poland, Woodland; a brother, Paul Aldridge, also of Woodland and a number of nieces and two nephews whom he helped rear, Leonard Speir, Frostburg, and James Speir, Loartown. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, January 1, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



ALDRIDGE, Mrs. Marcella Flo Logsdon (also LOGSDON, Mrs. Anna Mae Bridges)

Three persons, including a mother and daughter from Mt. Savage, were killed and 13 injured in four separate motor vehicle accidents yesterday and Friday. Dead are Mrs. Anna Mae Logsdon, 65, Mt. Savage; Mrs. Marcella Flo Aldridge, 41, Mt. Savage, daughter of Mrs. Logsdon, Kenneth Richard Hose, 19, Moorefield. Mrs. Logsdon and Mrs. Aldridge were fatally injured about 2:30 p.m. yesterday on May's Curve, Route 42, about a mile south of Maysville, W. Va., when the foreign compact car operated by Mrs. Aldridge and rounding a turn went across the center line and struck a 1971 pickup truck operated by Philo L. Mongold of Alexandria, Va., a native of Maysville. Mrs. Logsdon was dead on arrival at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg. Mrs. Aldridge died 15 minutes after being admitted, attaches said.
Two Children Hurt
Mrs. Aldridge's two children, John, 11, and Pamela, 13, were injured in the accident and taken to Memorial Hospital here where they are in the intensive care unit. Mr. Mongold was not injured. Hospital attaches said the Aldridge boy is in serious condition with injuries to both legs and the head, while his sister is in fair condition with a head injury. Mrs. Logsdon was born in Mt. Savage, a daughter of the late John L. and Janet Elliott Bridges. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Helen Uncapher, Bowling Green; and Mrs. Joan Clauson, Corriganville; two sons, Edward I. Logsdon and Lewis K. Logsdon, both of Mt. Savage; two brothers, Edgar Bridges, Mt. Savage; Robert Bridges, Elkins, W.Va.; a sister, Mrs. Benona Loar, Mt. Savage; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg. Mrs. Aldrige was born in Mt. Savage and was a daughter of Mrs. Logsdon and the late Marshall Logsdon.She was a member of the United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Aldridge; two daughters, Mrs. Marsha Phillips, Morgantown; Miss Pamela Aldridge, at home; two sons, Charles R. Aldridge, Mt. Savage; John Aldridge, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Uncapher, Bowling Green; and Mrs. Joan Clauson, Corriganville; two brothers, Edward P. Logsdon and Lewis K. Logsdon, both of Mt. Savage, and two grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg.

The Cumberland News, July 25, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2009

 

Name: Nathan James Aldridge, 19, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: James Robert Aldridge, Jr., Ridgeley, WV, a stepmother, Robin T.
Aldridge, Bedford, PA; and his mother, Shirley Bostic, New Castle, CO
DOB: August 9, 1983, in Fort Worth, TX
DOD: Sunday, July 27, 2003
Military: Veteran of the United States Army
Survived by: brother, Franklin Aldridge, Bedford, PA; his paternal grandparents,
Margaret Campbell and husband George, Cumberland, MD; paternal grandfather, James R. Aldridge, Sr., Cumberland, MD; step maternal grandmother, Dora Shipley, Buffalo Mills, PA
Burial:  July 31, 2003, Restlawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale, MD
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2015

ALDRIDGE, Sterling G.

Sterling G. Aldridge, 26, formerly of Mt. Savage, was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Alabama. Born in Frostburg, he was a son; of Ebbert and Mary Irene (Murphy) Aldridge, Wffloughby, Ohio. Besides his parents, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Parks, East Lake, Ohio; maternal grandfather, Marion Murphy, Frostburg; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aldridge, Mt. Savage. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 9 until 11 a. m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p. m. Rev. Kenneth Hamrick will officiate with interment in Mount Savage Methodist Cemetery with military rites by Old Rail Post VFW, Mt. Savage. Pallbearers will be Joseph Nolan, Harry Long, John Bannon, Kenneth Snyder, Francis Carder and Carl Mulligan.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 8, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 12, 2011

Name: Amelia J. Alexander, 89, formerly of Frostburg, MD
Parents: Oscar and Hattie Brode
DOB: April 9, 1919, inSharon, PA
DOD: Thursday, May 8, 2008, at WMHS - Memorial Campus, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Cliff Alexander
Predeceased by: parents; husband; brother, Carl Brode
Survived by: sister, Harriet Griffith, Grantsville, MD
Burial: Cremation, with inurnment in Sharon, PA

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2014

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Amy Ellen Mansfield

Alexander Rites
MIDLAND — Services for Mrs. Amy Alexander, 68, widow of Stanley Alexander, who died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clyde Henry, Loartown, were held today in Grace Methodist Church. Rev. Louis L. Emerick, pastor, officiated and Interment was in Frostburg Memorial Park.

Published Monday, February 18, 1952 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 13, col. 8.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 22, 2016

ALEXANDER, Benton E.

Edgewater, Md. – Benton E. Alexander, 50, of 1616 Grange Road, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore. Born Nov. 6, 1949, in Corinth, W.Va., he was the son of the late Benton W. and Nora A. Butler Alexander. He was employed as a roofer formerly of Tri-State Roofing of Hagerstown, and was currently a roofer in the Baltimore area. He is survived by a daughter, Keri Lee Alexander of Hagerstown; a step-daughter, Shannon J. Truss, of Killeen, Texas; a step-son, Damon S. Sargent of Florida; two sisters, Opal A. Sirbaugh and Patricia A. Strawser, both of Hagerstown; a brother, Ferris A. Alexander of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, James R. Alexander. Funeral services were held at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017



ALEXANDER, Benton W.

Benton W. Alexander, 66, of 474 Dunkard Ave., Westover, died Tuesday, September 2, 1980, at home. He was born April 10, 1914, in Breedlove, the son of the late James Albert and Nellie Blanche Lewis Alexander. He was a retired coal miner and a life member of the Westover VFW Post 9916. He was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by two daughters, Arlene Alexander and Patricia Strawser of Hagerstown, Md.; three sons, James, Edward, and Farris Alexander, all of Hagerstown, Md.; one sister, Mrs. Clara M. Graham, of Booth; two brothers, Luther Alexander of Crellin and Harold Alexander of Augusta, Ga.; four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers. Friends may call at the Williams Home for Funerals in Westover 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, when services will be held at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Stacy Groscup officiating. Burial will follow in Beverly Hills Memorial Garden. 

[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Francis Bird

Alexander - April 26, 1878 - Mrs. Francis Alexander, wife of John Alexander, and daughter of Archibald Bird, in the 29th year of her age. The deceased was a sister of Josephine Sell, whose obituary appeared in the Herald a short time since. She leaves a husband and two children to mourn her loss, but they sorrow not as those who have no hope. She has left to them the priceless legacy of a good life, and we feel that she is not dead, but only gone before us to the better land.
The Somerset Herald [No date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2017

Name: Frederick Cato "Fred" Alexander, 97, of Accident, MD. 
Parents: Jack and Susan (Beeghley) Alexander 
DOB: May 1, 1907, in Accident, MD 
DOD: Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Cherry Hill Assisted Living, Accident, MD 
Spouses: Rose (Yommer) Alexander; Delores (Pullin) Fike Alexander, whom he married October 28, 1995 
Predeceased by: parents; wife Rose, who died March 7, 1990; sisters, Anna Welch and Nellie Stemmer; brothers, William, Robert, Lloyd, Earl and Walter 
Survived by: wife Delores; daughter, Iva Jane Sisler and husband James, Alexandria, VA; son, Fay Alexander and wife Ann, Easley, SC; stepdaughters, Linda Swauger and husband Harold, Friendsville; Sandra Lipscomb and husband Daniel, Nokesville, VA
Burial: July 18, 2004, Bear Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Accident, MD 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 6, 2014

ALEXANDER-MARTIN, Mrs. Grace E. Bowser

Grace E. Alexander-Martin, 92, Oakland, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland. Born Feb. 10, 1908, in Jennings, she was the daughter of the late Archibald and F. Rebecca (Friend) Bowser. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, George W. Alexander in 1971, and Owen U. Martin in 1977. She was also preceded in death by one son, Russell Alexander. She was a member of the Oakland Church of the Nazarene, the ladies auxiliary of Proctor Kildow Post 71 American Legion, Oakland, and the Oakland Chapter AARP. She was a former employee of Garrett County Memorial Hospital, the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home and Dr. Andrew Mance. Survivors include Mary A. Rose, Marshallville, Ohio, Freda V. Stout, Salem, W.Va., Gladys Flesher, Grafton, W.Va., Winona Alexander, Mtn. Lake Park, Norma Gallagher, Morgantown, W.Va., Juanita Shaffer, Mtn. Lake Park, and Charlotte Boggs, Smithsburg; three sons, Robert B. Alexander, Oakland, Dayton F. Alexander, Aurora, W.Va., and Howard Alexander, Smithsburg; 32 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. Friends were received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland. A service was conducted at the Oakland Church of the Nazarene on Sunday, Sept. 10, with the Rev. Art Evans and the Rev. Leslie Moats officiating. Interment was in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
[abt. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2017

ALEXANDER, Harold E. "Eddie"

Mr. Harold E. "Eddie" Alexander, 81, entered into rest Monday, January 26, 2009. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors this Wednesday, January 28, at 2:00 P.M. with Dr. Ray Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Alexander was born in West Virginia, a son of the late James and Nellie Blanche Lewis Alexander. He was stationed with the United States Army at Fort Gordon in 1952 and remained in the Augusta area. He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the American Legion Jack C. Fortune Post #205. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and four siblings. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Eddie and Evelyn Alexander; daughters and sons-in-law Barbara and Bud Carter, Donna and David Arrington, Judy and Ted Key; grandsons Bryan and his wife Dawn Poythress, Jonathan and his wife Michelle Vick, Matthew Nattinger, and Travis Key; granddaughters, Paige and her husband Trey Hazel, Shauna and her husband Heath James, Renae Alexander and Tarah Alexander; four great-grandsons and seven great-granddaughters. Pall bearers will be Brian Poythress, Jonathan Vick, Matthew Nattinger, Travis Key, Corey Poythress, Jordan Poythress, and Austin Poythress. 
[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017

ALEXANDER, Helen Hedrick

KEYSER, WV - Helen H. Alexander, 92, formerly of Keyser and Gerrardstown, W.Va., died Sunday, July 25, 2004, at Homewood at Williamsport, Md. Born December 4, 1911, in Upper Tract, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Vernon Preston and Ida Florence (Hyre) Hedrick. She was also preceded in death by her two husbands, James R. Barnard and Lou Alexander; and two brothers, Herschel and Vernon "Press" Hedrick. Mrs. Alexander was a retired practical nurse from Mt. Wilson State Hospital, a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church and the Rachael Group. She was a graduate of Keyser High School and Hopemont Sanitarium Nursing School. Surviving are her daughter, Delores A. Bowen and husband Curtis of Gerrardstown; a brother, Harold Hedrick and wife Edna of Clarkston, Wash.; six grandchildren, Steven Bowen, Kenneth Bowen, Bradley Bowen, Bonnie Gordon, Sandra Der and Sherry Marinos; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Mary Hedrick and Alice Hedrick, both of Keyser. Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 27, 2004. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Gordon T. Humphreys officiating. Interment will follow in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, July 27, 2004
(Charles Riend)
Posted October 20, 2015

ALEXANDER, James W.

James W. Alexander died Sunday, April 17, 1955, at his home in Tuckahoe, N. Y. He was born January 20, 1898 in Ohio, a son of Rev. Walter L. and Alberta (Jackson) Alexander. He was married to the former Mary Luman. His wife survives, along with one brother, Walter, of Bowling Green, O.; and a sister, Miss Jean, Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Alexander's sister-in-law, Mrs. Nell Swartz, resides in Bedford. He is known here. He was a World War 1 veteran and a mining engineer for the Tennessee Corp. He was a member of F&AM and Consistory of Asheville, N. C. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Funeral services Wednesday, April 20, at 2 p. m. at Barefoot Funeral Home, Rev. Ira O. Reed officiating, with interment in Lybarger Cemetery. The remains will arrive late Tuesday night, and friends will be received until time of services, at the funeral home.
Bedford Gazette, April 18, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 13, 2015

ALEXANDER, John H.

John H. Alexander died at 5 o'clock Friday morning, January 30, 1917, at Somerset, at the age of 66 years, 11 months and 20 days. Mr. Alexander had been living at Confluence for 20 years, but having been working as watchman for the B and O Railroad at Somerset, he moved his family temporarily from Confluence. He had been suffering from Bright's Disease and also rheumatism for a long time but was able to attend to his work until a few days before his death. John H. Alexander was born in Somerset county February 6, 1850, and when about six years old was taken into the home of Mrs. Granger at St. Paul, Addison Township, where he spent his boyhood days. He was married three times. He married Frances Bird, April 13, 1872. She died April 23, 1873. Two children were born to this marriage, both of whom survive. They are Luther Scott Alexander, Connellsville, and James Albert Alexander, Bredlow, W. Va. He married Miss Mary Jane Spear, November 13, 1878. To this marriage five children were born, of whom four survive, namely, Amanda Elizabeth, wife of Charles Osler; Elenor Jane, wife of Jacob Tressler; John Adam Alexander, Connellsville; Effie Lurama (sic), wife of James Martin, of Albright, W. Va. After her death, he married Mrs. Margaret Osler in 1887. To this marriage, were born three children, of whom one, Stella Alice, at home, survives. He is also survived by two step-daughters, Mrs. Jennie Tressler and Ethel Rager. There are 24 grandchildren surviving and five step-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Kernecei (sic) Alexander, of Stoystown; and one sister, Mrs. Amanda Schrock, Meyersdale. He was a member of the Lutheran church. The remains arrived at Confluence Saturday noon and were taken to the family home. Funeral services were held at the home at 1:30 Sunday, the Rev. H. C. Summers officiating, and on Monday at St. Paul's church, Addison township, by the same minister; interment in St. Paul's cemetery. 
[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Lottie Morgan

Mrs. Lottie Alexander, 38-year-old wife of Scott Alexander, died last night at the family residence, 1209 Chestnut street. Deceased had been ill for some time past, but in hopes of recovering her health underwent an operation at a Pittsburgh hospital. Deceased was a daughter of James Morgan and Jane Madison Morgan, the latter deceased, and had resided in Connellsville for a number of years. She was well known in Dunbar Township. In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by the following children: Jane, Ada Mae, James E. and Arthur Alexander, all at home, and one sister. Funeral will be from the family residence tomorrow at 9:30 o'clock and at 10 o'clock from the Immaculate Conception Church. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

The Connellsville Daily Courier, publication date unknown
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 26, 2017

ALEXANDER, Luther Scott

Luther Scott Alexander, 71, an employee of Yaugh Motor Company for a number of years, died at 11 o'clock Thursday morning at his home in Brookvale after a brief illness. He was twice married. His first wife, Lottie Alexander, died in 1917. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary J. Alexander, four children to the first marriage - Mrs. Walter C. Ritchey of 104 West Morton Ave.; Mrs. Jane Fette of North Pittsburgh St.; James E. Alexander of Springfield Pike; Arthur Alexander of South Street; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a number of step-children. Friends will be received at Charles A. McCormick Funeral Home.

The Connellsville Courier [no date noted]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2017

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Mary C. Luman

BEDFORD, Pa. — Mrs. Mary C. Alexander, 82, of 124 West Pitt Street, here, died Friday at her home. Born April 14, 1903 in Hyndman, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Jasper Luman and Viola (Wolford) Luman. She was preceded in death on April 17, 1955 by her husband, James W. Alexander. She became a registered nurse in 1924, working in a Philadelphia, Pa. hospital and later at Bedford Memorial Hospital, where she remained until her retirement in 1966. She was a member of the Bedford Presbyterian Church, Good Cheer Sunday school class, Woman's Association of Churches, was a 60-year member of the Esther Chapter No. 12, Order of Eastern Star of Ashville, N.C.; and a member of White Shrine of Jerusalem, Carolina Shrine No. 1. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Nell Swartz, here, Mrs. Frances Clapper, Buffalo Mills, Pa., Mrs. Patricia Jones, San Diego, Calif.; a brother, Clark F. Luman, Cumberland; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Berkebile Funeral Home, here, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Dr. M. Edgar Datesman will officiate. Interment will be in the Lybarger Lutheran Cemetery, Madley, Pa.
The Cumberland News, May 18, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2016

ALEXANDER, Mrs Myra Lucille Gregory

Mrs. Harold E. (Myra Lucille Gregory) Alexander, 37, of 1919 Dabney Drive, died Sunday in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Elliott Sons Funeral Home Lumpkin Road Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. She was a native of Edgefield, S.C., but had lived in Augusta for 35 years. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband; one son, Edward Earl Alexander, Augusta; three daughters, Barbara Ann Alexander, Donna Jean Alexander, and Judy Lucille Alexander, Augusta; her mother, Mrs. Ida Davis, Beech Island, S.C.; two brothers, Wylie Gregory and Robert Gregory, Augusta; one sister, Mrs. Lois Bridges, Beech Island.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 21, 2017

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Nellie Blanche Lewis

Oakland, Md., Jan. 17 - Mrs. Nellie Blanche Alexander, 58, wife of James A. Alexander, died at her home at Turner Douglas, W. Va., near Hutton, Friday night.  She was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Mary Lewis and a member of the Brethren Church at Pine Grove, near Sines.  Surviving are her husband, four sons and one daughter, Wesley Alexander, in the United States Engineers, now in England; Robert H. Alexander, Turner Douglas; Luther Joseph Alexander, Turner Douglas; George A. Alexander, Oakland; Mrs. Clara Bowser, Bergoo, W. Va.; also 19 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Lezzie Henry, Huttonsville, W. Va., Mrs. Maude Pike, Turner Douglas; two brothers, James Lewis, Leadmine, W. Va., and Dick Lewis, Oakland.  Funeral services were conducted this afternoon from the Pine Grove Church with interment in Henry Sines Cemetery.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; January 17, 1944; page 5.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammolit)i
Posted August 17, 2010

 

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth McMillan

Betty Alexander, 79, of 420 Poplar St., Westernport, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born January 16, 1926, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Ellen (Poland) McMillen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Ray Alexander in 1978, and a brother, Carl McMillen in 1993. Mrs. Alexander was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont. She was a 1943 graduate of Bruce High School, and a graduate of Catherman's Business School. Betty was one of the first trained EMT's at the origination of the Tri-Towns Rescue Squad. She leaves behind two sons, Eric Alexander and wife Vicki of Westernport, and Mark Alexander and wife Joyce of Westernport; two daughters, Krista Taylor and husband Alan of Keyser, and Janet Hare of Gaithersburg, Md. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Justin Taylor, Brooke Wood, David Alexander, Erica Daniels, Jessica Alexander, Jessica Hare and Ryan Hare; three special great-granddaughters, Kiana, Kaylee and Kaitlin Daniels; and a special great-grandson, Benjamin Wood. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Sunday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Bart Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Members of the Potomac Fire Co. will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions maybe directed to the Allegany County Animal Shelter, 602 Furnace St, Cumberland, MD 21502.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - July 15, 2005.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 20, 2015

ALEXANDER, Mrs. Sharon J. Speir

SHAFT - Sharon J. Alexander, 62, of Shaft, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 30, 2008, at home with her family by her side. Born March 16, 1946 in Frostburg, she was the daughter of Margaret Speir, Midlothian, and the late James "Butch" Speir. Sharon worked in the Human Resource Department of the Western Maryland Health System. She was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church, Midlothian, where she was active in the choir. Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband of 40 years, Thomas F. Alexander; daughter, Stacey Fortino and husband Larry, Willards; three grandchildren, Hailey Turk, Olivia Turk and Austin Fortino; one sister, Gail Lough and husband James, Flintstone; two brothers, Leonard "Sonny" Speir and wife Silda, Frostburg and James Speir and wife Pat, Loartown. Mrs. Alexander was also survived by nieces, Shelli Knippenberg and son Shevin, Diane Clayton and Amy Calvert; and nephews, Brett Gordon and Michael Beavers. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Trinity Assembly of God Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jimmie Blair officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be James Lough, Larry Fortino, Leonard Howsare, Brett Gordon, Sonny Speir and Shevin Knippenberg. The family would like to give special thanks to the Western MD Cancer Center, W.M.H.S. Home Hospice Care, Oncology Dept. and High Level Care and the many friends whom she worked with. Family requests memorials be directed to WMHS Home Hospice Care, 900 Seton Dr., Cumberland, MD 21502. 
Cumberland Times-News, July 01, 2008
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 25, 2010

 

ALEXANDER, Thomas F.

Thomas F. Alexander, 70, of Shaft, passed away on Tuesday, January 21st in his home. Born June 4th 1943, he was the son of the late Frank and Nellie Alexander. Tom worked as a butcher at Browning’s in Westernport and retired from Food lion in Frostburg. You could often see Tom at Sheetz getting coffee, or visiting friends in the meat department at Food lion. Mr. Alexander is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Sharon J. Alexander; sister, Mary Louise Beavers;  niece Amy Calvert; and father in law James "Butch" Speir. Surviving are his daughter Stacey Fortino and husband Larry, Willards, MD.  Three grandchildren Hailey Turk, Olivia Turk, and Austin Fortino.  Sister-in-law Gail Lough and husband James, Flintstone. Brother-in-law Leonard "Sonny" Speir and wife Silda and family, Frostburg. Mother-in-law, Margaret Speir, Frostburg. Tom was also survived by nieces Shelli Sandman, son Shevin Knippenberg, and husband Matt. Diane Clayton and family, Colorado. Nephews Brett Gordon and wife Leslie, Ohio, and Michael Beavers and wife Jennifer, Utah. Pallbearers will be James Lough, Larry Fortino, Leonard Howsare, Brett Gordon, Sonny Speir, Shevin Knippenberg and Matt Sandman. The family would like to give special thanks to W.M.H.S. and Dr. Anthony Bollino and Staff for always taking such great care of Tom. In Lieu of flowers, family requests donations be sent to Western MD Cancer Center or the American Heart Association.
January 23, 2014 by the Durst Funeral Home
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2016

 
 
Name: Betty G. Alkire, 85, of Potomac Park, MD
Parents: C. Glenn Watson, Sr. and Ethel May (Swanger) Watson
DOB: December 18, 1919, in Cumberland, MD
DOD:  Wednesday, February 9, 2005
Spouse: Charles A. Alkire, who died in 1995
Predeceased by: parents; husband; brother, David M. Watson
Survived by: sons, Charles G. Alkire and wife Vicki, Osprey, FL; Jeffrey Lee Alkire and wife Penny, Cumberland
Burial: February 12, 2005, Hillcrest Burial Park
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2014

ALKIRE, Miss Rowena

Miss Rowena Alkire died yesterday morning at 11:30 o'clock at her father's residence on Bedford street. The deceased was a sister of Mrs. A.J. Allen and Miss Minnie Alkire, of this city, and Mrs. John Alkire, of Alaska, W.Va. The funeral will take place from the residence tomorrow morning at 8:30. Interment at Alaska, W.Va.

Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, June 3, 1897
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 201
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ALLAMONG, Roy J.

BODY BROUGHT FROM PHILIPINES -  The body of Roy J. Allamong, of the Twenty-First Infantry, U S A, who was drowned in the Philippines Nov. 16, 1911, while bathing with companions, having been seized with cramps, was brought here yesterday and taken to Romney, W. Va., where the funeral will be held this afternoon.  Young Allamong at one time lived in Cumberland, where he has a number of relatives who will attend the funeral today.  -Cumb News
Keyser Tribune, June 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

ALLEN, Mrs. Anna C. O'Neill

Funeral of Mrs John M Allen
The funeral of Mrs Annie Allen, wife of John M Allen and daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward O'Neill, who died Tuesday morning at the home of her parents, 17 Frederick St, will take place at 9 o'clock tomorrow from St Patrick's church. The funeral party will leave the O'Neill home at 8:30 o'clock. Burial will be in St Patrick's cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, August 24, 1916 - pg 6, col 5
Find A Grave Memorial# 126939106
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 26, 2017

ALLEN, Mrs. Anna M. Alkire

Mrs. Anna M. Allen, 83, widow of Archibald Allen, died last night, at her residence, 158 Bedford Street, after a long illness. Her husband died in 1926. Born  January 22, 1864, at Fort Ashby, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late Hiram and Mary (Harrison) Alkire. A sister, Mrs. Winnie Winters, Coraopolis, Pa., is the only survivor. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Stein Funeral Home. Rev. B. Ralph Mark, pastor of Central Methodist Church, will officiate, and burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) News, Wednesday, October 22, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017



ALLEN, Arthur Braddock

Mr. Arthur Braddock Allen, a prominent and well-known contractor of this city, died last night about 9 o’clock at his late residence on the National Pike, four miles west of Cumberland. The deceased was stricken by paralysis one week ago, at which time he was the picture of health. The news of his death called forth many expressions of regret. He was a useful citizen and quite popular. He was 40 years old on August 2nd last. Mr. Allen was born at Patterson’s Creek, W.Va., and was named for his father, Arthur Braddock Allen, whom he survived. Mr. Allen is survived by his wife and two children. Mrs. Allen was Miss Martha J. Hamilton. Chas. r. Allen, of Cumberland, and A.J. Allen of Ridgeley, W.Va., are brothers, and Mrs. Mary Biser of Keyser, W.Va., is a sister of Mr. Allen. Mr. Allen achieved success in his avocation as contractor. He was a carpenter by trade. He built the new Third National Bank, the building of the S.T. Little Jewelry Company and the large cold storage packing house of F.A. Blauh’s Sons, besides many other structures. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon from the residence, Rev. W.W. Barnes officiating. The following gentlemen have been selected to act as pallbearers: Harry Volk, James Clemens, J. Clark Madore, William Allamong, E.T. Dixon, and J.S. Atchinson. Interment will be made in Rose Hill cemetery.
Published in the Cumberland (Md.) evening Times, Wednesday, August 14, 1907
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

ALLEN, Caleb Hampton

HYNDMAN — Caleb Hampton (Charley) Allen, 77, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he had been admitted earlier in the day. Born April 1, 1891 in Hinton, W. Va., he was the son of the late Caleb W. and Dinitia (Foster) Allen. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Laura Ellen (Shaffer) Allen; one daughter, Mrs. Wilma Wareham, Martinsburg, Pa.; one son, Caleb H. Allen, Jr., Pittsburgh; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Yezorsky, Altoona; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was retired from the B&O Railroad after having served 51 years as an engineer. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, the Consistory of the church, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Veterans of the B&O Railroad and the Hyndman Grange. The body is at the Zeigler 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. A service will be conducted there Thursday at 2 p.m. by Rev. John Klindt. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 7, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

ALLEN, Mrs. Delia Ratigan

Mrs. Thomas Allen, aged 58 years, of Eckhart, died shortly before midnight at the Western Maryland hospital, where she was admitted March 2 to undergo a surgical operation The remains were removed to the John C. Wolford undertaking establishment, and were later taken to the home of her husband in Eckhart.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 19, 1913 - pg 12, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 12, 2014

 

ALLEN, Ebenezer

The Funerals of Mr. Allen and Mrs. Baird
The funeral of Mr. Ebenezer Allen took place yesterday at 10 o'clock a.m. from the First Presbyterian church, Rev. J. E. Moffatt, pastor, officiating. The remains were interred in Rose Hill cemetery. The pall-bearers were Messrs. A. Hunter Boyd, Thomas Shryer, J. B. Walton, Alex. King, W. R. Wilson, and Will H. Shepherd. The funeral of Mrs. N. M. Baird took place from the same church at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, the pastor officiating. By special request the choir sang, "Jesus, lover of my soul", and "Abide in me". The remains were interred in Rose Hill cemetery. The ball-bearers[sic] were Messrs. H. J. Kenah, A. Hunter Boyd, W. R. Wilson, F. L. Tilghman, Theo. Luman, and W. J. Muncaster.
The Daily Times, Cumberland, MD; March 19, 1881, Page 3, Col. 2
(Courtesy of Charles Riend/transcribed by Genie)
Posted October 2, 2015

ALLEN, Edgar

The funeral of Edgar Allen was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Presbyterian Church, Piedmont. The pastor, Rev. Martin Ray, officiated. It was one of the largest funerals held in the Tri-Towns for many months. W. H. Fredlock was the undertaker in charge. Interment was made in Philos Cemetery. Young Allen was killed while coasting by colliding with an automobile.
The Cumberland Press, Tuesday, February 8, 1916, page 2, col. 2
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 19, 2015

ALLEN, Edward

ELKINS, W VA, JULY 27
Edward Allen, 11 year old son of J A Graeme Allen, president of the Tygart's River Lumber Co, one of the largest lumber concerns in the State, was drowned at 6 o'clock last night by falling from a boat into Mill Creek, near the Allen home at Mill Creek.
KEYSER TRIBUNE, AUGUST 4, 1905
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010

Name: Harbert Elwood "Harb" Allen, 82, of Shaft, MD
Parents: James Allen and Christine (Patterson) Allen
DOB: May 20, 1922, in Klondike, MD
DOD: Monday, May 24, 2004, at his home
Military: U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, stationed in Okinawa
Spouse: Nellie (Drew) Allen
Predeceased by: parents; wife; five brothers and two sisters
Survived by: son, Dale E. Allen, Vale Summit, MD; daughter, Eileen Joy, Cumberland, MD; sister, Franciene Yates, Carlos, MD
Burial: cremation; inurnment in Frostburg Memorial Park
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 22, 2014

ALLEN, James E.

The body of James E. Allen, 83, of Fort Ashby, W.Va., who died Sunday night, is at the home. Mr. Allen was a native of Fort Ashby and was a son of the late Robert and Catherine (Gower) Allen. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) News, Tuesday, December 3, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017



ALLEN, James Franklin

FORT ASHBY, WV — James Franklin Allen, 86, of Fort Ashby, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at the Dawn View Center. Born Jan. 23, 1916, in Fort Ashby, he was the son of the late Robert and Lillian (Daniels) Allen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Willa Belle (Lee) Allen; an infant daughter, one sister, Wilda Pyles; and three brothers, Robert Allen, Vernon Allen and Paul Allen. Mr. Allen had worked as a millwright at the Celanese Corp. He retired in 1978 from Pittsburgh Plate & Glass, having been a glass polisher attendant. He was a member of the Springfield Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his son, James E. Allen and wife Cindy, of Inwood; his daughter, Norma Hershberger and husband Harold, Fort Ashby; five grandchildren, Jodi Bettencourt, Andy Hershberger, Jason Allen, Bethany Allen and Jamie Allen; five great-grandchildren, Kayla, Skye, Shelby, Sydney and Casey; and two sisters, Sara K. Parry, Frostburg, and Eva A. Smith, Fort Ashby. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Fort Ashby, on Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Loretta Blinker officiating. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery. 
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, Thursday, March 14, 2002
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017

ALLEN, Mrs. Jane Tidball

Jan 12 -  Mrs. Jane Allen, widow of the late Arthur Allen, died at her home in Ripon on Wednesday last, aged 82 years. Mrs. Allen was a Miss Tidball before her marriage, being a daughter of the late Alexander Tidball, a prominent citizen of Winchester. Her remains were interred in Greenhill cemetery in Berryville, on Friday.
Keyser Tribune, January 17, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 12, 2010

 

ALLEN, John

Lonaconing, Md., Dec. 27.
Died at Piedmont
John Allen died in Piedmont Christmas Day, aged 39. He leaves his wife and one child. He was ill five weeks. Captain Thomas Allen, of Lonaconing, is his brother, and Mrs. James Stevenson, of the island, is his sister. The funeral took place this afternoon and interment was made in Philos cemetery.
Published Wednesday, December 27, 1911 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 9, col. 4.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted December 8, 2015

ALLEN, John T.

Eckhart, March 17—John T. Allen, 67, retired coal miner, died yesterday afternoon at the home of his nephew, George Allen, Eckhart. after being in failing health for some time. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allen, Eckhart, he was unmarried and was better known as "Rabbit" Allen. He is survived by five brothers and two sisters, George Allen, Midland; William Allen, Eckhart; James, Peter and Frank Allen and Mrs. Fred Tighe, Wadsworth, Ohio, and Mrs. Thomas Cunningham, Zihlman. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Frostburg.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 17, 1943 - pg 9, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 16, 2010

 
ALLEN, John T.

John T. Allen Rites
Frostburg, March 22—Funeral services for John T. Allen. 67, known as "Rabbit" Allen, who died at the home of his nephew, George Allen. Eckhart, were held Friday morning from St. Michael's Catholic Church. The Rev. Dominic A.Bonomo, assistant pastor, celebrant of the Requiem High Mass, delivered the funeral sermon. Burial was in the parish cemetery. The pallbearers were John Groter, Edward Miller, Jacob Hess, Peter Conroy, James Jack and Bernard Byrnes.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, March 22, 1943 - pg 9, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 16, 2010

ALLEN, Joseph

Mr. Joseph Allen, one of the oldest citizens of Mt. Jackson, died on Wednesday morning. Mr. Allen was the last of a large and prominent family. His brothers John J., Israel, Homer, Reuben, and probably others having preceded him in their removal to the spirit land. Mr. Allen is survived by his widow, one son, Mr. Linden Allen, and three daughters, Mrs. A.L. Grandstaff, Mrs. Henry Wunder, and Mrs. Samuel Moore. He was buried at Mt. Jackson yesterday at 2:30 p.m.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

 

ALLEN, Mrs. Laura E. Shaffer

Laura E. Allen, 87, formerly of Hyndman, died in the Homewood Retirement Center in Martinsburg, Pa., Tuesday, August 23, 1983. She was born in Hyndman, April 27,1896, the daughter of the late Levi and Amanda (DeVore) Shaffer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Caleb H. Allen, who died May 5, 1968. They were married in May 1916. Surviving is one son, Caleb H. Allen, Jr. of Verona, Pa., and a daughter, Wilma A. Wareham, wife of Rev. Roscoe Wareham of Martinsburg; seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Allen had lived in Hyndman until 1974, and was a member of the First United Church of Christ of Hyndman. Funeral services at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. David W. Long officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. Visitation is Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
The Bedford Gazette, August 27, 1983
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2010

ALLEN, Mrs. Martha Jane

Mrs. Martha Jane Allen, a native of this city, died yesterday in a Chicago hospital. Mrs. Allen, widow of Bradford Allen, was born in Folck’s Mill. Surviving are one son, A. Miller Allen, Manhattan, Kan., and one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Clough, Chicago. The body will be brought to the Stein Funeral Home.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, Saturday, September 4, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

ALLEN, Mrs. Mary Walton

Mrs. Mary Walton Allen, widow of the late Joseph Allen, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel Moore, of Quicksburg, Tuesday evening at 11 o'clock, aged 85 years. Mrs. Allen is survived by these children: Mrs. Sam'l Moore, of Quicksburg; Mrs. H.S. Wunder and Mr. Linden Allen, of Mt. Jackson; one sister, Miss Josephine Walton, of near Rinkerton,; and one brother, Mr. Lamar Walton, of Rockingham county. Mrs. Allen has been a consistent member of the Lutheran church for a number of years. Funeral services were conducted in Mt. Jackson Thursday morning by Rev. E.L. Folk.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

ALLEN, Mrs. Mary E. Copper

On February 3, 1922, Mary E. ALLEN (nee COPPER), beloved wife of John Allen.  Funeral from her late home 1431 Woodell street on Monday at 2 p.m. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery.
Baltimore Sun, 6 February, 1922

 

ALLEN, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Klosterman

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Allen, 66, wife of William T. Allen, Sr., Eckhart Mines, died Iast night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John E. Wolz, 215 Valley Street, with whom she had been residing 10 months. Born at Red Hill, Allegany County, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Myers) Klosterman. In Frostburg, she belonged to St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Loyal Order of Moose Auxiliary. Surviving besides her husband and daughter are three sons, William T. Jr., George B. and Francis J. Allen, all of Eckhart; another daughter, Miss Regina Allen, Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Annie Yost, Bellaire, Ohio; her step-mother, Mrs. William Snyder, this city; a half-sister, Mrs. John McDowell, this city; five half-brothers, Henry and Bernard Klosterman, Eckhart; John Klosterman, Frostburg; Joseph and Charles Klosterman, both of Cumberland; 11 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. The body was taken to the residence in Eckhart Mines.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 7, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

ALLEN, Millard

RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Millard Allen, 85, of Route 3, Ridgeley, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at the Dawnview Center. Born Dec. 6, 1918, in Green Spring, he was the son of the late Edward Joseph and Linnie Florence (Biser) Allen. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lizbeth Ann Wainwright, one sister, and four brothers. Mr. Allen had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, as well as for a career of 22 years. He attended St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Patterson Creek, and was a life member of Gold Star Post 6452, Ridgeley. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Elmira (Jones) Allen; one son, Steven Thomas Allen and wife Linda, Pleasantville, N.J.; one daughter, Patricia L. Murray and husband Ken, Gulf Breeze, Fla.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Upchurch Funeral Home, Fort Ashby, with the Rev. Loretta Blinker officiating. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the local combined veterans honor guard.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, Friday, August 13, 2004
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017

ALLEN, Reginald

Reginald Allen, of Fort Ashby, died suddenly last night from a heart attack while eating supper in his home. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Martha Walker, Fort Ashby; a son, Earl, of Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Fannie Winterberger, of Cumberland, and Mrs. Ida Blue, of Springfield, and a granddaughter.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) News, Saturday, February 22, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017

ALLEN, Thomas 

FUNERAL OF THOMAS  ALLEN
Frostburg, Md.. May 28—The funeral of Thomas Allen, aged 80, who died Saturday from complications. was held this morning from St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial was in the Church cemetery. Mr. Allen is survived by the following children: Mrs. Thomas Cunningham and John Allen, Zihlman; George, Midland; William, Eckhart; Peter, James and Frank, of Akron, Ohio and Mrs. Fred Tighe this city. He was a native of England.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, May 28, 1929 - pg 9, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 12, 2014

 

ALLEN, Thomas S.

Thomas S. Allen, pioneer resident of this section, and one of the wealthiest men of Lord, Md., where he resided, died on Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock, from the infirmities of age and a generally broken down constitution. He was born in Scotland in 1830 and came to this country when twenty years of age. In 1852 he married Miss Jean Walker, who survives him. Four sons and two daughters also survive, namely Messrs. Alexander, George and John, all of Lord, and Mrs. William Betts and Mrs. Isaac Morgan of Carlos.
Keyser Tribune, February 28, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 28 , 2010

ALLEN, Mrs. Virginia Deremer

Mrs. Virginia D. Allen, 84, died today in the Homestead Hotel, Burlington, where she resided. She suffered a stroke four weeks ago. Born September 20, 1870, in Bedford Valley, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Henry and Sarah (Blair) Deremer. Her husband, James E. Allen, died in 1940. She was a member of Fort Ashby Methodist Church. Mrs. Allen is survived by two brothers, Charles Deremer, Fort Ashby, and George E. Deremer, city. The body is at the George Funeral Home, here. Services will be conducted Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Fort Ashby Methodist Church by Rev. Alonza Harman, pastor. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery, and pallbearers will be Thomas F. Pyles, Clarence Abe, Albert Broom, Glenn Judy, K.H. Ratcliff and William Marker. The body will remain in the George Funeral Home here until 11:30 a.m. Monday when it will be taken to the church. 
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, Saturday, February 1, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 19, 2017

ALLEN, William Tildon

WILLIAM T. ALLEN RITES
FROSTBURG, Jan. 15 — Final rites for William Tildon Allen, 72, retired coal miner, who died Friday night, will be held Monday, 9:30 a, m. from St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and Frostburg Aerie No. 1273, Fraternal Order of Eagles. His wife died October 6, 1948. Mr Allen is survived by three sons, William Allen, Jr., and George and Francis Allen, all of Eckhart, and two daughters, Miss Reglna Allen, a registered nurse in Baltimore, and Mrs. John Wolz, Cumberland. He was a brother of Mrs. Thomas Cunningham, Zlhlman; Mrs. Fred Tighe, and James, Allan and Peter Allen, Akron. The body is at the home in Eckhart.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, January 16, 1949 - pg 18, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 16, 2010

 

ALLISON, Miss Clara

Funeral of Miss Clara Allison
Funeral services for Miss Clara Allison, 21 years of age, 308 Maryland Ave, who died yesterday at Allegany Hospital will be at 9 o'clock Saturday morning from St Patrick's Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery.  Miss Allison was a member of the Court Cardinal Gibbons, No 529 Daughters of America and was
formerly assistant cashier at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Plant.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, August 6,
1925 - pg 9, col 5
Find A Grave Memorial# 130040527
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 31, 2016

 

ALLISON, Miss Margaret

Following a rapid decline in four months of illness with tuberculosis Miss Margaret Allison, 19 years of age, died at 5 o'clock last evening at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Alliosn, 27 Maryland avenue.  She had been bedfast for several weeks and it had been known for a long while that her death was but a matter of time.  He mother has been confined to her home for nearly ten months and now lies dangerously ill.  Miss Allison was a native of Philadelphia. With the family came to Cumberland about 12 years ago.  She was a member of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin of St Patrick's church and took a deep interest in church work.  Her father is employed at the B & O shops.  She is survived by her parents, a brother, William and three sisters, Mary, Catherine and Clara, all at home.  Funeral services will be held Monday morning at St. Patrick's church, when a requiem high mass will be sung at 9 o'clock, Interment will be made in St Patrick's cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, February 7, 1913 - pg 12, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 125976784
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 31, 2016

 

ALLISON, Mrs. Margaret

Mrs. Margaret Allison, aged 47 years, wife of Harry Allison, a Baltimore and Ohio engine inspector, died at her home, 27 Maryland avenue, at 10 o’clock this morning. Tuberculosis was the cause of death. She had been a patient sufferer for more than a year. Mrs. Allison was the mother of Miss Margaret Allison, the young woman who fell a victim of the white plague some months ago. She is survived by her husband and four children, William, Mary, Clara and Catherine Allison. Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick’s church Monday morning, where a requiem mass will be sung. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, May 15, 1913 - pg 12, col 3
Find A Grave Memorial# 126322756
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 31, 2016

ALLISON, William L.

Funeral of W L Allison.
Funeral services for William L. Allison, 31 years old, son of the late Henry and Margaret Allison, of Cumberland, who died last night at his home, 710 North Centre street, will be held at 8 o'clock Thursday morning from St. Patrick's Catholic Church, where the Rev. Father James A. Dwyer, assistant rector, will celebrate a requiem mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  For the past ten years, Mr. Allison had been employed by M. F. O'Neill of the Cumberland News Company. He frequently took prominent parts in amateur theatricals, particularly in the Knights of Columbus minstrel shows. He was an active member of Cumberland Council, No. 526, Knights of Columbus, and of St. Patrick's Church.  Not since he had suffered an attack of influenza while in the United States Army during the World War, when he was stationed at Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill., has Mr. Allison enjoyed good health. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Mary F Allison with whom he made his home and Miss C C of Indianapolis, Ind.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 22, 1927 - pg 9, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 130513399
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 31, 2016

ALSUP, Delmar

Delmar Alsup, 63, of Rte. 1, Kenney, died at 12:01 a.m. today at the Americana Nursing Home in Champaign. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Kenney United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Swain officiating. Visitation at the Herington-Calvert Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Alsup, a farmer, was born November 30, 1917, in DeWitt County, the son of Charley and Vaneita (Rees) Alsup. He married Dorothy Evans on March 3, 1944, in Clinton. His wife and mother of Clinton survive. He is also survived by three sons, Gary of Clinton, Steven of Columbus Air Force Base, Columbus, Miss., [sic:only two sons listed] and a daughter, Mrs. Lou Ann Nortrup of Strongburst, Illinois, and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father. Alsup was a member of the Kenney United Methodist Church, a trustee of Tunbridge township, and on the organization committee and board member of the Bank of Kenney.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

ALT, Miss Cassie

GRANT COUNTY - Miss Cassie Alt died at the home of her uncle, James McUlty, at Landes, on Tuesday night. Her death was caused by cancer. Within the past year she had been to a Baltimore hospital twice for treatment, but the deadly cancer had gotten its hold. After a funeral service at the house, conducted by Rev. J. W. Stearn, the remains were buried in an old family burying ground not far from Brushy Run. She was a daughter of the late Wash Alt, and is survived by three sisters, Miss Susie Alt of Brushy Run; Mrs. George Sites of Rough Run, and Mrs. Ankis Cook, of Moorefield, and one brother, H. A. Alt, of this place, and a large number of other relatives.
Keyser Tribune, April 25, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 28 , 2010

ALT, Mrs. Edna Irene Kimble

KEYSER, W.Va. - Edna Irene (Kimble) Alt, 78, of Rt. 2, Keyser, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2008, at WMHS-Braddock Campus. Born on Dec. 24, 1929, in Mineral County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Ernest C. and Minnie B. (Conrad) Kimble. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Elvia Hostetler, and a brother, Estyl Kimble. Mrs. Alt was a homemaker and was a 1949 graduate of Fort Ashby High School. While in high school, she wrote the Fort Ashby High School pep song. She was a member of the Fountain United Brethren in Christ Church and previously attended the Mineral Baptist Church. She was also a 33-year member of the Reese's Mill CEOS (Homemakers) and enjoyed crafts, gardening, music, writing poetry, and spending time with her grandchildren and family. Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Charles R. Alt; one son, Steve Alt and wife Dana, of Rt. 2, Keyser; one daughter, Karen Peer, of Fort Ashby, W.Va.; one brother, Edgar Kimble, of Keyser; three sisters, Evaline Norton, Edith Nickerson and Elaine Alt, all of Baltimore; four grandchildren, Andrea Peer, Pete Alt and wife Staci, Cheryl Alt and Billy Alt; two stepgrandsons, Cody and Sam Higson; two great-grandsons, Iryll and Noah, and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Tuesday, March 4 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the Fountain United Brethren in Christ Church on Wednesday, March 5, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Daryl M. Elliott officiating. Friends may also call at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery. Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mrs. Alt's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - March 3, 2008
~Genie
Posted June 17, 2016

ALT, Henry A.

Petersburg, W. VA. - Services for Henry A. Alt, 95, who died Monday, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Petersburg EUB Church by Rev. Wilton B. Thomas, assisted by Rev. W. B. Obaugh.  Burial will be in Lehmansville Cemetery.  Mason Lodge 145, AF & AM will conduct graveside services.  The body is at the Schaeffer Funeral Home and will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
Cumberland Times - News, Cumberland, Allegany Co., MD.; 23 October 1963
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed ~ Genie)
Posted January 7, 2011

 

ALT, John

GRANT COUNTY NEWS - John Alt, aged about 70 years, died suddenly at his home near Pansy on the night of July 11th, of heart disease.  He is survived by four children, S A and George Alt, and Mrs Isaac Alt and Mrs Johnie Alt.  Press (Petersburg) of 18th.
Keyser Tribune, July 26, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

ALT, Kermit F.
 
JUNE 29, 1918-JUNE 3, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kermit Franklin Alt, 86, of Martinsburg, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at City Hospital. Born June 29, 1918, in Brushy Run, W.Va., he was the son of the late Andy and Edna Ketterman Alt. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gussie Carpenter Alt. He was a member of Westview Baptist Church in Martinsburg, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a former board member with the Berkeley Senior Center. He is survived by his wife, Edna Miller Shirley Alt; one son, Michael C. Alt of Cambridge, Md.; two stepdaughters, Sarah L. Detter of Martinsburg, and Judy K. Tyson of Hedgesville, W.Va.; four sisters, Edith Holloway of Upper Tract, W.Va., Ruth Helmick of Martinsburg, Minnie Stump of Gerrardstown, W.Va., and Mary Ann Miller of Manassas, Va.; two brothers, Loy Harlan and Charles Alt, both of Baltimore; one granddaughter; and five stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Alan Alt, James Alt, Walter Alt, Jerlie Alt and Berlie Alt. A memorial service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Westview Baptist Church, Martinsburg. The Rev. Johnny Kelley will officiate. Military graveside services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, W.Va. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.  Memorial donations may be made to Westview Baptist Church, 301 S. Louisiana Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401.
Source: The Daily Mail/Morning Herald; Hagerstown, Maryland; June 5, 2005.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted 12 January 2013

ALT, Mrs. Rosetta Vanmeter
 
PETERSBURG, W. Va. - Mrs. Rosetta Alt, 74, died today at her home. She had been in ill health for some time. Born in Grant County, July 6, 1889, she was a daughter of the late David and Sarah (Kimble) Vanmeter. She was a member of the Sipes’ Chapel Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Joseph K. Alt; two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Keplinger, Petersburg; Mrs. Anny Vance, Dorcas; three sons, Charles Alt, Petersburg; Joseph K. Alt Jr., Wincehster, Va.; James Alt, Chicago; two brothers, Andy Vanmeter, Landes, W. Va.; Otis Vanmeter, Smoke Hole, W. Va.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Two daughters and three sons preceded her in death. The body is at the Shaffer Funeral Home and friends will be received after 7 p.m. today. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sipes’ Chapel with the Rev. B. R. Skeens officiating. Interment will be in the Reel Cemetery, Dorcas. The body will be take to the church Sunday at 1 p.m.

Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Feb. 22, 1963; page 18.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted 12 January 2013

ALT, Mrs. Virgie E. Borror
 
KEYSER - Mrs. Virgie E. Alt, 72, of RD 2, Keyser, died in Potomac Valley, Hospital yesterday afternoon following a long illness. Born in Pansy, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late George R. and Mary J. (Layton) Borror. She was a member of the Mineral Baptist Church and had resided in the area for 47 years. She is survived by her husband, Fred H. Alt; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert W. Triplett, Cresaptown; three sons, Fred H. Alt Jr., Burton, Ohio; Keith M. Alt, Fort Ashby, and Charles R. Alt, RD 2, Keyser; a sister, Mrs. Essie Borror, Headsville; four brothers, Marvin K. Borror, Headsville; Otis Borror, Keyser, and H. Clyde Borror, Washington, Pa., and nine grandchildren. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Mineral Baptist church with the Rev. Warren Shields officiating. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. The body will be at the Rogers Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 12, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted September 3, 2015

 

ALTEMUS, Mrs. Carolyne S. Bowen

Carolyne S. Altemus, 58, of Garrettsville, died Friday. Dear daughter of the late Samuel and Geneva (Fancher) Bowen; beloved wife of Richard; dearest mother of Chris of Garrettsville, Lisa Paxton of Mantua, Tracy King of Freedom; dear sister of Barbara Hach of Aurora, Donna Metzger of Willoghby, Diana Goehring of Ft. Wayne, IN, and the late Samuel; grandmother of four. Calling hours Monday,  Mallory DeHaven Carlson, a Golden Rule Funeral Home, Garrettsville, Ohio. Funeral services Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial, Park Cemetery, Garrettsville.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2017

 

ALTEMUS, Mrs. Isabel Shearer

Isabel Shearer Altemus, 95, of Sarver, Buffalo Township, formerly of Leechburg, died at 3:25 p.m. Monday, (Jan. 19, 2004) in the emergence room of Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights, Harrison. Born Aug. 17, 1908, in South Buffalo, she lived in Leechburg prior to moving to Server, where she was a resident of Rose Brook Assisted Living for the past five years. Mrs. Altemus attended Evergel Heights Assembly of God Church in Buffalo Township. Survivors include a son, Harold D. (Isabel) Altemus of Clearfield; two daughters, Mrs. Marily (Lynn) Walters of Allegheny Township and Mrs. Carol (Leonard) Stivason of West Leechburg; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, John Shearer of Freeport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Altemus, in 1969, three sons, Dolald L. Altemus, in 1992, Kenneth Altemus in 1928, and Robert Altemus, killed in the Korean War; a grandson, Robert Altemus, a granddaughter, Dianne Michele Steveson(??blurred) in 1953; a great-granddaughter, Brittany Altemus; her parents, Henry and Minerva Sarver Shearer; three brothers, William, Lockard and Paul Shearer, and two sisters, Lucy Kerr and Nettie Jones. Friends will be welcomed by her family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Clawson's, Second at Main Street, Leechburg, where funeral ceremonies will be conducted at noon Thursday. The Rev. Jeffrey Bogaczyk will officiate. Burial will follow in Freeport Cemetery, South Buffalo. Visit at www.clawsonfuneralhome.com
d.o.d. Monday, January 19, 2004; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #46064304
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted May 26, 2017

ALTEMUS, James B.

James B. Altemus, Sr., beloved husband of the late Ruth (nee Dunmyre), loving father of Ruth J. (Mrs. Richard A.) Jamison, James B., Jr., and Richard M., devoted grandfather of six, great-grandfather of seven; dear brother of Margaret, Frances, Edna, and the late McCullough (Mac). Friends may call at the Gattozzi & Son Funeral Home, Chesterland, where services will be conducted by Rev. Donald W. Hufman, on Monday, Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m. Interment, Acacia Masonic Memorial Park. Masonic services 8 p.m. on Sunday, with visiting hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

 

ALTEMUS, Richard M.

Mantua - Richard M. Altemus, 67, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2001, at Maple Wood Care Centre in Streetsboro after a long illness. Born Aug. 8, 1934, in Jamestown, Pa., he was the son of James B. and Ruth Arbutus (Dunmyre) Altemus. He lived in Garrettsville before moving to Mantua. Mr. Altemus was a construction engineer at Richard L. Bowen & Associates in Shaker Heights. Survivors include his son, Chris of Ravenna; daughters, Lisa (William) Paxton and Tracy (Fred) King, both of Freedom; four grandchildren; brother, James of Oregon; and sister, Ruth Jean Jamison of Aurora. His wife, Carolyne (Bowen), whom he married Feb. 15, 1958, died May 17, 1996. Calling hours 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Monday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home in Garrettsville. Burial in Park Cemetery in Garrettsville.
abt. Friday, August 10, 2001; no source noted
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

ALTFATHER, John

Berlin, March 30 - John Altfather, an old and highly respected citizen of town, died at his home in East End this morning from a lingering illness. Several months ago he was stricken with paralysis from which he never fully recovered, and for the past six weeks he passed the time in a sitting position, the only way he could rest. Until two years ago, deceased resided in Brothersvalley township, about a mile east of town, where the Niver Coal Company are operating mines. The past two years he resided at East End where he built a home and lived until the end came. He was a devout Christian and a member of Trinity Reformed Church, of town, all his life. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Frank Meade, who resides at home.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 31, 1910
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ALTFATHER, Robert W.
 
Robert W. Altfather, 59, of (Greenville Township) Meyersdale, died Feb. 1, 2009, at his home. Born March 29, 1949, in Berlin. A son of the late Clarence William Altfather Jr., and Ganelle (Gordon) Hause. Survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Doolan) Altfather; brothers: Shawn Hause, Texas; and Lee Gordon, Somerset. Also survived by Jean and Al Lambert, Dotty and Bob Deeter, Sandy and Chet Termin; and his brothers and sisters of the Doolan family, and their parents James and Lois Doolan. At the convenience of the family a memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Arrangements by the William Rowe Price Funeral Home, Inc., Meyersdale.
Monday, February 2, 2009, Somerset Daily American
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013

ALTOBELLO, Felice (also GERHART, Roy Daniel and JOHNSON, Dale E.)

Services have been set for Felice (Phil) Altobello, 37, of 44 Front Street, Keyser; Roy Daniel Gerhart, 18, Meyersdale, and Dale E. Johnson, 20 also of Meyersdale, who were killed in a two-car headon collision Wednesday night on Pennsylvania State Route 160 about eight miles south of Berlin, Pa. Police said Mr. Altobello and the Gerhart youth were both killed instantly and Mr. Johnson died yesterday morning in the Meyersdale Community Hospital. Police also said Mr. Altobello was riding alone at the time and Mr. Johnson was the driver of the second car with the Gerhart youth as a passenger. A service for the Gerhart youth will be conducted at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale, at 11 a.m. tomorrow by Rev. William Cassidy and interment will be in the Union Cemetery, Mcyersdale. Friends are being received at the funeral home. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the United Methodist Church's Memorial Fund of Meyersdale. A native of Meyersdale, he was born February 27, 1951, a son of Roy A. and Pauline E. (Livengood) Gerhart. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Barbara Schrum, Aspinwall, Pa., and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Edna Livengood, Meyersdale. He was a senior student at the Meyersdale Area High School.
The Cumberland News, May 2, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

ALTSTETTER, George
 
George "Jake" Altstetter, 79, of Baltimore Pike, died yesterday. He was the son of the late Michael and Katrina Altstetter. His wife, Emma (Krause) Altstetter, died in 1953. A retired surveyor and civil engineer, he was also associated with the Maryland Department of Forests and Parks. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias, Garrett Lodge 113, Oakland. Surviving are three sons: Robert L. Altstettler, with whom he resided; George M. Altstettler, Johnstown, Pa.; Wilbur E. Altstettler, Littleton, Colo.; and two grandchildren. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home. Services will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 1 p.m. by Rev. Carlton M. Harris, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 19, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2015

 

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