BROBST, William F.

Oakland, Md., Feb. 25 - William F. Brobst, 93, died at his home near North Glade, yesterday after a week’s illness.
Mr. Brobst was a son of the late John Henry and Lydia Brobst and was born in Pennsylvania March 6, 1848.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Lohr, Oakland; Mrs. Adella Digman, Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Etta Teets, Swanton, and a son, Carmony Brobst, Accident; twenty-one grandchilren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the Methodist church at North Glade.

Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Feb. 25, 1941; page 13.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted September 16, 2010


BROCKEY, Mrs. Margaret Humbertson

Mrs. Margaret Brockey, 76, died yesterday at Flintstone.  She was the daughter of George and Mary Humbertson, of Frostburg.
Surviving are five children, George Brockey, Christopher Brockey, Miss Loretta Brockey, John Brockey, all at home; Mrs. Eunice Knoll, McKeesport, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Growley and Mrs. Eunice Martin; three brothers, Ellsworth Humbertson, Yegle Humbertson and Jerome Humbertson.  Burial will be at Chaneysville, Pa., Saturday.

The Cumberland Evening Times, Thursday, September 16, 1943


BROCHT, Harold J.

MEYERSDALE — Harold J. Brocht, 58, was found dead yesterday at Meyersdale Elementary school where he was employed as a maintenance man. He apparently died on Monday but was not discovered missing until yesterday. Born in Garrett, he was a son of the late Simon and Mary Frances (Morgan) Brocht. His wife, Alice (Crosby) Brocht, died in 1958. Surviving are five brothers, Henry G., James A., and Thomas M. Brocht, all of Meyersdale; Charles A. Brocht, Garrett; and Robert V. Brocht, New Market, N. J. The body is at the Price Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there Friday by Rev. Charles E. Staub. Interment will be in IOOF Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 19, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


Ormond Beach - Gerald E. Brocious, 59, Carolina Avenue, food service director for the Meridian Nursing Center, died Friday at home after a long illness. Mr. Brocious was born in Brookville, Pa., and came here in 1977 from Fort Lauderdale. A member of the Tomoka United Methodist Church, he was retired from Penn Central Railroad. Survivors include his wife, Norma; three sons, G. William, Las Vegas, Nev., Gregory and John, both of Ormond Beach; a sister, Mary E. Olson, Brookville, Pa., and five grandchildren. The family requests donations to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler Counties. Baggett and Summers, Daytona Beach, is in charge.
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(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2017

BRODBECK, Mrs Annie Bucklew
Mrs Annie Brodbeck, aged 41, wife of John Brodbeck, died this morning at 11 o'clock at her home in Midlothian, this county.  Five children and her husband survive.  Mrs Brodbeck was Miss Bucklew, prior to her marriage.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, December 4, 1914 - pg 9, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted September 20, 2013 

BRODBECK, Mrs Annie Bucklew
Funeral of Mrs. Broadbeck(sic)
The funeral of Mrs. John Broadbeck, Midlothian, who died Friday, took place yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. W. E. Bird, of Shaft M. E. Church, conducted the services.  Interment was made in Allegany Cemetery.  Mrs. Broadbeck was born in Westernport April 13, 1874. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Louisa, Ruth and a baby girl nine days old, and two sons, John and George. She also leaves her mother, Mrs. Bucklew, of Westernport; two brothers, George, of Shaft, and William, of Midlothian; four sisters, Mrs. Frank McIntosh, of Westernport: Mrs. Asa Wilson, of Borden Shaft; Mrs. John Mahew, of Westernport, and Mrs.  William Montgomery, of Westernport.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, December 7, 1914 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 20, 2013




Lonaconing, Dec. 8 — Charles Brodbeck, 88, Railroad street, died at his home yesterday. He was a native of Frostburg, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Brodbeck. He had been living in Lonaconing for 60 years. He was a member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Survivors are a son, John, Lonaconing; a daughter, Mrs. John Scollick, Lonaconing, one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, George, Midlothian. His wife, the former Jean Reynolds, died 20 years ago. The body is at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Scollick, Railroad street, where funeral services will be held.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 8, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009




FROSTBURG — George R. Brodbeck, 51, former resident, died Sunday in a Baltimore hospital. Surviving are two daughters, Misses Mary Jo and Judy Brodbeck, Cumberland; a sister, Mrs. Louise Leinhauser, Iowa, and a brother, John Brodbeck, Frostburg. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. with Rev. John Bayley Jones, pastor of First Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will take place in Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 7, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009



BRODBECK, Mrs. Gladys M. Messick

Mrs. Gladys M. Brodbeck, 69, of 1005 Bedford Street, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient six days. She had been in ill health three years. A native of Romney, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Oliver and Hannah (Timbrook) Messick, and was the widow of George Brodbeck, who died in 1955. She was a member of Centre Street United Methodist Church and was a retired employe of Tri-State Linen Company. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mary Jo Elder, Fort Ashby; Miss Judy Brodbeck, Gaithersburg; a brother, Garrett Messick, Springfield; four sisters, Miss Mildred Messick, Romney; Mrs. Mildred Light, Furnace Acres; Mrs. Sue Campbell, Carlisle, Pa.; Mrs. Ollie Keller, with whom she had resided. The body is at the Silcox- Merritt Funeral Residence, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p.m. Rev. Lester K. Welch will officiate and interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.
The Cumberland News, June 7, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 30, 2009



BRODBECK, Mrs. Janet (Keirs)

FROSTBURG-Mrs. Janet Brodbeck, 90, formerly of Midlothian, died last night in the Allegany County Infirmary, Cumberland. A native of Midlothian, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Keirs. Her husband, George Brodbeck, preceded her in death. Mrs. Brodbeck was a member of Mt. Chapter 15, OES of Frostburg. Surviving are a sister, Miss Anna Keirs, Frostburg, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home here where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 8, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


Name: Janet L. (Harris) Brodbeck, 72
Parents: Charles and Margaret (Haines) Harris
DOB: December 13, 1933, in Cumberland, MD
DOD: Monday, December 26, 2005, at WMHS, Sacred Heart Campus, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Morgan Brodbeck
Predeceased by: parents; husband; sister, Eleanor Monahan; brother, Melvin Harris
Survived by: daughters, Donna Conrad and husband Harold "Butch", Frostburg, MD; Janet Louise Brodbeck, Frostburg; son, John Brodbeck and wife Debbie, Frostburg; brother, Charles Harris and wife Donnia, Florida; sisters, Wanda Nave and husband William, LaVale, MD; Dolores Cominsky, South Carolina
Burial: December 28, 2005, Frostburg Memorial Park

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2014


BRODBECK, Mrs. Jean Reynolds

Mrs. Jean Brodbeck, aged 67, widow of Charles Brodbeck, died last evening at her home on Railroad street, after an illness of long duration. Mrs. Brodbeck's maiden name was Jean Reynolds, and she was born at Lanarkshire, Scotland, and with her parents came directly to this place when she was ten years of age. She had resided here since. Mrs. Brodbeck was affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Pythian Sisters. She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mrs. John Scollick, and one son, John Brodbeck, both of this place; one sister and one brother also survive - Miss Agnes Reynolds of Baltimore and Robert Reynolds of Wilkinsburg, Pa. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon, Rev. Edward J. Travers, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 2, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 10, 2010



LONACONING — John Brodbeck, 82, of Allegany Street, died yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born here, he was a son of the late Charles and Jean (Reynolds) Brodbeck. Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth (Atkinson) Brodbeck and a sister, Mrs. John Scollick, Baltimore. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will he received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Lee Robertson of Westernport. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park, Cumberland.
The Cumberland News, April 8, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009



FROSTBURG — Word has been received from the War Department by Mr. and Mrs. John Brodbeck, Wright's Crossing, that the body of their son, Pfc. John B. Brodbeck, who was killed in action September 3, 1944, in Sicily, will arrive in Cumberland, Wednesday, and be brought to the Hafer Funeral Home here. Services will be held Friday at the funeral home at 2:30 p. m. with Rev. Lewis B. Browne, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, Broadway, officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Farrady Post No. 24 American Legion, and John R. Fairgreive Post No. 2462, Veterans of Foriegn Wars, and Braddock Chapter No. 26, Disabled American Veterans. Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery. He was born in Frostburg and attended Beall High School. He was employed at the Celanese plant and enlisted, in the Army in December, 1942. He received his basic training, at Camp Wheeler, Ga., and was sent to North Africa. Pfc Brodbeck fought in North Africa and Sicily, where he was killed. He served with the 41st Armored Infantry of the Second Armored "Hell on Wheels" Division. Pfc. Brodbeck was a member of the Frostburg Chapter, Loyal Order of Moose, and St. John's Episcopal Church. Besides his parents, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Emmett Cotter, Mrs. Russell Morgan, and Miss Anna Brodbeck, and two brothers, Herbert and Morgan Brodbeck, all of Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 21, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009


BRODBECK, John Bismarck
John Bismarck Brodbeck, 70, Wright's Crossing, died this morning at Miners' Hospital where he had been a patient a week.  At one time, he engaged in the plumbing business, but in later years conducted a grocery at Wright's Crossing.  Surviving are two sons, John, Wright's Crossing and George Brodbeck, Cumberland; a daughter, Mrs Paul Leinhauser, Ottumwa, Iowa and two brother, Charles, Lonaconing and George, Midlothian.  The body is at Hafer's Funeral Home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, March 26, 1941 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 20, 2013



FROSTBURG - John W. (Honas) Brodbeck, 82, of 101 Maple Street, died last night in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born at Gilmore, he was the son of the late John Brodbeck and Anna (Buckalew) Brodbeck. He had been employed as a miner. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ida (Ware) Brodbeck; two sons, Herbert Brodbeck and Morgan Brodbeck, both of here; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Jane Cotter, Cleveland; Mrs. Naomi Ingrodi, Midland; Mrs. Anna Swinson, Fort Worth, Texas; a grandchild he reared, Mrs. Carolyn Nolan Troy, Illinois, 13 other grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home tomorrow and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to St. John's Episcopal Church here.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 18, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009


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