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BIRMINGHAM, Eugene

Eugene (Pat) Birmingham, 66, of the York Hotel, died Saturday in Sacred Heart Hospital, where he was admitted November 6. He had been in failing health several years. He was born in Mt. Savage, a son of the late William and Estella (Jenkins) Birmingham. His wife, Kathleen {Aman) Birmingham, died in 1965. He was a retired employe of the Queen City Brewery. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary E. Birmingham, Alexandria, Va., and Mrs. Calvin James, Lonaconing; three sons, Kenneth E. Birmingham, Pittsburgh; Robert H. Birmingham, Cresaptown, and Thomas E. Birmingham, with the U. S. Army at Ft. George G. Meade; one sister, Mrs. Lester Deneen, Boynton Beach, Fla.; one brother, Robert I. Birmingham, this city; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the George Funeral Home. A requiem mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. today in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, of which he was a member, and interment will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dale Wakefoose, Gilbert Twigg, Donald and Leon Trail, Frederick Pfeiffer, and Anthony Russell.
The Cumberland News, December 2, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009
 

 

BIRMINGHAM, Mrs. Felicitas Brown

Mrs. Daniel Birmingham, daughter of the late Mr. Harmon Brown, who was superintendent of the Potomac Coal Co. mines at Barton, died suddenly at her home in Baltimore on April 12, 1903, aged 26 years, of heart disease. The funeral took place from St. Peters Catholic Church on Thursday. The deceased leaves a husband, who resides in Baltimore, three sisters, and two brothers, all of whom live in Westernport.
The Piedmont Herald, April 17, 1903
(Courtesy of John Fazenbaker)
Posted December 31, 2016

 

BIRMINGHAM, Mrs. Jennie Flanagan

Mrs. Jennie Birmingham, 77, of 211 Charles Street, whose husband, John Birmingham, died April 22, died early this morning in Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for 47 days.  She was a daughter of the late Mathew and Elizabeth (Haggerty) Flanagan and has been a resident of Cumberland for 45 years. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.  Mrs. Birmingham is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Mamie Rudy, Mannlngton, W. Va.; Mrs. Elizabeth Kerns. Baltimore, and Mrs. Agnes Vane Valentine, Long Beach, Calif and one brother, William Flanagan, Chicago. The body will remain at the Kight Funeral Home until the hour of the services.
Cumberland Evening News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, June 17, 1948 - pg 18, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 7, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Mrs. Jennie Flanagan

Birmingham Rites
A requiem mass for Mrs Jennie Birmingham, 73, of 211 Charles St, who dies Thursday in Memorial Hospital, was celebrated yesterday morning in St Patrick's Church by Rev John Lyness, associate pastor.  Rev Lawrence J Kilkenny, pastor and Rev Charles W Brogan, pastor of St Mary's Church, Lonaconing were in the sanctuary.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers were: A S Rowe, H L Payne, Dennis Mankamyer and J E Brode.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, June 20, 1948 - pg 10, col 6
Find A Grave Memorial# 154649777
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 7, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, John

John Birmingham. 79, 211 Charles Street, died yesterday morning at 11 o'clock in the Kiser Home for the Aged, Mt Lake Park following a stroke.  Both Mr Birmingham and his wife, Mrs Jennie Birmingham were admitted to the home as patients a week ago.  He was a native of Baltimore, but had lived here since he was 4.  Birmingham was a member of St Patrick's church and a charter member of Cumberland Lodge No 271 of the Loyal Order of Moose.  Surviving besides his widow is a niece, Mrs George Crawford, Washington, Pa.  The body is at the Kight Funeral Home.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Thursday, April 22, 1948 - pg 9, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 7, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, John

JOHN BIRMINGHAM RITES
A funeral service for John Birmingham. 79, 211 Charles Street, who died Thursday in Mt. Lake Park following a stroke, will he conducted tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock in St Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be m the church cemetery.  The body la at Kight Funeral Home where Cumberland Lodge No. I 27! Loyal Order of Moose, will hold a brief service tonight at 8 o’clock.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Friday, April 23, 1948 - pg 36, col 5
Find A Grave Memorial# 154648976
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 7, 2015


BIRMINGHAM, William

William Birmingham for thirty years a magistrate of Barton, Md., died Wednesday night, November 27th.
Keyser Tribune, December 6, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, William F.

Mr Wm F Birmingham died at his residence, No 22 Orchard Street, this morning at 3:20 o'clock, after a short illness, aged 54 years.  He leaves behind his wife, three brothers and three sisters: John, James, Dan, Mrs Mary E Young, Kate and Mrs Maggie O'Neill, of Washington, Pa.  Funeral at 9 o'clock Friday morning at St Patrick's church with requiem high mass. Interment in St Patrick's cemetery.  Funeral Director Stein will be in charge.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, October 4, 1905 - pg 1, col 4
Find A Grave Memorial# 125664148
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2016

BISEL, Mrs. Beulah Hall

Beulah J. Bisel, 77, of Addison, died June 3, 1990, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born July 4, 1912, in Ohiopyle, a daughter of the late Hampton and Millie (Meyers) Hall. Surviving are her husband, Arthur; daughter, Linda, of Rochester Hills, Mich.; a grandson, John, and great-grandson, Tyler; also a sister, Vera Groff, Confluence. Preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth and Logan. Member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Addison. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Humbert Funeral Home, Confluence, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Clarence Moore officiating. Interment, Addison Cemetery. Family requests that contributions be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Addison.
Daily American, June 5, 1990
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 23, 2017

BISEL, Dillon

Dillon Bisel, 92, of Confluence, died August 30, 1978, in the Fazio Nursing Home, Markleysburg. He was born Jan. 10, 1886 in Fayette County, son of Jeremiah and Louisa (Rolf) Bisel. He was preceded in death by wife, Carrie (Roberts) Bisel. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Pearl Twigg of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Louise Leslie of Confluence; Arthur of Addison; Glenn of Livonia, Mich.; Mrs. Hazel Martindale of Pontiac, Mich.; and Mrs. Verna Hayman of Confluence, also 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Friends were received after 7 p.m. Thursday, August 31 at the Humbert Funeral Home, Confluence, where funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, the Rev. McCurtis Allison officiating. Interment, Addison Cemetery.
The Republic, September 7, 1978
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017



BISEL, Glenn E.

Glenn E. Bisel, 2005-12-13 - Age 91, December 11, 2005. Beloved husband of the late Lorraine. Dear father of Charles (Leah). Brother of Pearl Twigg, Louise Leslie, Verna Hayman, Hazel Martindale and Arthur. Services, Fred Wood Funeral Home (Rice Chapel) 36100 Five Mile Rd. (1 mi. west of Farmington Rd.) Thursday 11 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 1-4 and 5-9 p.m. Memorials to Leader Dogs for the Blind are preferred.
[13 December 2005; Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

 

BISEL, John

Funeral of John Bisel
The funeral of John K. Bisel, 85 years old, Union veteran, who died at the home of his son-in-law, William Lee, at Narrows Park, Sunday morning, took place at 9 o'clock this morning from St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial was made in the Church cemetery. The pallbearers were Leo Dressman, Anthony Dressman, Joseph Schoenadel, Jerome J. Helmsetter. John Hershberger and Frank Cresap. Members of Tyler Post. No. 5, Grand Army of the Republic attended. Commander Samuel S. Warnick conducted the ritual of the Grand Army at the grave.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 27, 1923 - pg 9, col 1
Find A Grave Memorial# 128465710
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 14, 2016

BISEL, Mrs. Lorraine C. Ingals

--age 82, February 26, 2003, of Livonia. Loving wife of Glenn for 60 years. Dear mother of Charles (Leah). Beloved sister of Shirley Montroy. Aunt of Deborah. Family will receive friends Thursday 5-9 p.m. and Friday 2-9 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. Funeral services will be Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, 25630 Grand River, Redford (at BeechDaly). In state at 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Interment Parkview Memorial Cemetery. Family appreciates memorial contributions to Grace Lutheran Church or Leader Dogs for the Blind.
d.o.d. February 26, 2003; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #76224572
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted April 1, 2017

BISER, Charles Allen
 
Eglon relatives were notified of the April 7 death of Charles Allen Biser. He died after collapsing at his Colonial Beach, Va., home. He was just 49 years old. He is survived by his father, Dayton Biser; two brothers; one sister; and four children. They were notified also that Dayton's wife, Charles' mother, died last January. Dayton is the son of the late Marrel and Effie (Feather) Biser, one-time Eglon residents.
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, MD, Aurora News, Apr 19, 2012
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 26, 2012


 

BISER, Kenneth Junior

Kenneth Junior Biser, 77, Oakland, died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. Born Aug. 19, 1932, in Silver Lake, W.Va., he was a son of the late Kenneth U. and Rachel (Dawson) Biser. He attended high school in Garrett County when the Korean War began. He was drafted out of school to join the U.S. Army. He was awarded three ribbons, American Defense, German Occupation, and Good Conduct. He was a coal miner for 19 years with Island Creek Coal Company until his retirement. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Edith M. (Britton) Biser; three sons, Kevin Biser, Oakland, Kenny Wayne Biser, Pennsylvania, and David Wayne Biser, Oakland; two daughters, Patty (Biser) Aronhalt, Loch Lynn, and Angie (Biser) Spaid, Eglon, W.Va.; two brothers, Wayne Biser, Deer Park, and Clifton E. Biser, Beverly, W.Va.; two sisters, Betty Wilburn, McHenry, and Carolyn Lawton, Mt. Airy; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Friends were received at David A. Burdock Funeral Home, Oakland, and Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, Eglon, where a service was conducted on Wednesday, March 10, with Rev. Debra Strawser and Rev. Gary Meeks officiating. Interment followed in Eglon Cemetery, where military honors were accorded.
Republican Newspaper, Oakland, Garrett Co, MD, March 11, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010

BISER, Mrs. M. E.

Mrs. M. E. Biser, who was formerly at the Reynolds Hotel, died in Hampshire County Christmas day and was buried at Frankfort Wednesday. She was 61 years old the day that she died.
Keyser Tribune, December 29, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

BISER, Miss Margie

BEAVER RUN ITEMS - April 10, 1912
After an illness of about seven years, Miss Margie Biser departed this life April 8 at 4 am, aged 50 years, 7 months and 29 days. For the last two or three years she has been almost helpless and much of the time had been a great sufferer. Funeral on the 9th at the church by B W Smith and burial in the grave yard.

Keyser Tribune, April 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

BISER, Martha

Mrs Martha Biser, widow of Jacob Biser, died at her home on Beaver Run last Tuesday evening and was buried Thursday at the Beaver Run Cemetery. She was in her eighty-first year. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev B. W. Smith, assisted by Rev G S Arnold
Keyser Tribune, September 22, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

BISER, Martha

BEAVER RUN ITEMS - Aunt Martha Biser, died Tues evening. She had been poorly for some time but continued about the same till last week when she took much worse. She will be buried Thursday am. Funeral at the house.
Keyser Tribune, September 22, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

BISER, Mrs. Mary Allen

Mrs. Mary Biser, aged 61 years, died Christmas at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ida Mayhew, near Romney, where she was visiting, and where she and her four children, grandchildren and one great-grandchild were to spend Christmas Day together. Heart trouble was the cause of death. She leaves four children: Harry Biser, of this city; Mrs. Myrtle Roderick of Dayton, Ohio; Miss Clara, also of Dayton; and Mrs. Mayhew. She was a sister of Charles and A.J. Allen of this city. 
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, Wednesday, December 27, 1911
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

BISER, Sarah Elizabeth Stemple

BEAVER RUN ITEMS - Aunt Sarah Biser (nee Stemple) died last Tuesday evening at the age of 80 years. Funeral at the brick church and burial in the grave yard there. She had been in feeble health for several years and was about the same till Monday morning she was paralyzed and then grew worse till her decease. She made her home with Jo Taylor's, Mrs. Taylor being her daughter. Her husband John Biser, preceded her to his grave about twenty-five or twenty-six years. At the age of 79 years, 7 months, 29 days, one has reached the closing scene of her earthly pilgrimage. Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Biser (nee Stemple) passed from the sad and silent shores of time October 17, 1911. For some time she had been in feeble health. When on Monday morning of the 16th was partially paralyzed and continued to grow worse till her sun was set. She was married to John Biser just before the Civil War. Unto this union still survive Mrs. Rachael Taylor and Lydia Anders and each has four children ____ surviving. But the husband, ____ John Biser, preceded to the ____ world about twenty-six ____. Funeral and burial ____ Beaver Run church from ____ by the writer.
Keyser Tribune, November 3, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

BISER, Sarah Elizabeth Stemple

Mrs. Lydia Anders (nee Biser) and husband of Gettysburg, came up on Friday to see her mother in answer to a letter sent them that she was dangerously ill. Also a message by wire was sent them on Monday before her mother's death on Tuesday, but it failed to reach its destination. So the Anders came up not knowing of the demise of their mother till they arrived at Burlington. They returned home first of this week.

Keyser Tribune, November 3, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010

BISER, Silas

BEAVER RUN ITEMS
Silas Biser died Thurs at 2 pm and was buried Sat, funeral at the church at 11 o'clock. The deceased has been poorly a long time, at times real bad and then would seem to improved awhile. He departed at the age of 58 years, 2 months and 17 days. In 1874, he married Miss Mary Staggs. Unto this union were born five children, Miss Sabina, Jacob, deceased fourteen years ago, Samuel, Mrs Cora Charleston and Baker Biser. His affliction was dropsy and asthma. This fact alone made his condition very distressed on account of his hard and fast breathing much of the time. Fourteen years ago, he had a hard spell of typhoid fever since when his heart had been quite weak, so much so that he could exercise, but moderately.
NEWS TRIBUNE, (W.VA.) MARCH 17, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010

BISHOFF, Clarence Dallas
 
Clarence Dallas Bishoff of Bruceton Mills, died Friday, February 1, 1991, at his home. He was born November 23,1913, in Bruceton Mills, a son of the late George and Ida Butler Bishoff. He was a retired coal miner. Surviving are two sons, Delbert Bishoff of Albright and William Clyde Bishoff of Bruceton Mills; five daughters, Vanda Walls, Betty Cramer, Anna Dixon, and Carol "Mitzy" Dixon, all of Albright, and Deborah Bolyard of Tunnelton; 34 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mearl Reckart Bishoff Hull, two sons, Kenneth Reckart and George David "Big John" Bishoff; and one great-grandchild. Friends were received at Carl R. Spear Funeral Home, Brandonville. Services were, held at I p.m. Sunday, February 3, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jesse Keenan oft1ciating. Interment was in Sugar Valley Cemetery, Bruceton Mills.

abt. February 1, 1991; Preston County, WV,  Newspaper
(Courtesy Mary Myers Teets)
Posted August 15, 2012
 


BISHOFF, Delbert V. 

Delbert V. "Hardrock" Bishoff, 61, of Albright, died Friday, July IS, 1994, in Bruceton Mills. He was born January 25, 1933, in Bruceton Mills, son of the late Clarence D. Bishoff and Mearl Reckart Bishoff Hull. He was a retired coal miner. an Army veteran of the Korean conflict, member of the National Rifle Association and an avid horseman. He was a member of Albright Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Jean Kelley Bishoff; a son, Garry Bishoff of Masontown; a daughter, Terrie Peaslee of Albright; a brother, William Clyde Bishoff of Bruceton Mills; five sisters, Vadna Walls of Bruceton Mills, Deborah Bolyard of  Tunnelton and Betty Cramer, Anna Dixon and Carol "Mitzy" Dixon, all of Albright; eight grandchildren, Angela LeDuc, Alicia Bishoff-Coffman, John V. Peaslee, Brian N. Bishoff, Amanda D. Peaslee, Kattie L. Bishoff, Harley Wiley and Stephanie Wiley; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Reckart and George "Big John" Bishoff. Service was held Monday, July 18, at Carl R. Spear Funeral Home, with the Revs. Allison Snyder, Bob Feather and Kenneth London officiating. Burial was in the Bishoff Family Cemetery, Albright.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV, July 20, 1994, p. 2.
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 19, 2009

 BISHOFF, George Allen

George Allen "Bud" Bishoff, 80, died Friday, October 9, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center. He was born June 24; 1929, in Terra Alta, a son of the late David Claude and Carrie Tanner Bishoff. He graduated from Rowlesburg High School and West Virginia Business College. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Drago/Connex Pipe, in Charlotte, NC. He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church, in Fort Mill, sc. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Norma Jean Kirchmar Bishoff; two daughters and spouses, Joyce "Joy" and Mark Cimijotti and Janice "Jan" and Alton Hyatt; four grandchildren; and many sisters- and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Eleanor Root and Lorraine Bush; and a brother, William "Bill" Bishoff. Funeral services were held Monday, October 12, at Flint Hill Baptist Church, with Dr. Dan Griffin and the Rev. Chris Autry officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Flint Hill Baptist Church, Refurbishing Fund, 269 Flint Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715. Wolfe Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, Preston Co, WV; Oct 14, 2009
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted May 23, 2010

 

BISHOFF, Ruth Ann  Spiker

Ruth Ann Bishoff, 61, of Bruceton Mills (Cuzzart community), died Thursday, March 19, 1998, at home. She was born March 13, 1937, at Cuzzart, daughter of the late Robert Loren and Nellie Feather Spiker. She was a member of Cuzzart Wesleyan Church. She is survived by her husband, Jesse V. Bishoff of Bruceton Mills; three sons and spouses, Steven and Debbie Bishoff, Mark and Drema Bishoff and Vaughn and LeeAnne Bishoff, all of Bruceton Mills; two sisters and spouses, Mary Lou and Marvin D. Ringer, and Betty and Roy D. Smith, all of Bruceton Mills; and seven grandchildren. Friends may call at Carl R. Spear Funeral Home, Brandonville, from 2-5 and 7-9 today, (Saturday), and at Cuzzart Wesleyan Church from noon Sunday, March 22, until 1 p.m. service with the Rev. Russell Mills officiating. Burial will be in Centenary Cemetery, Bruceton Mills.
The Preston County News; Kingwood, Preston Co, WV; March 21, 1998
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010


 

BISHOP, Mrs. Amanda C. Willison

Services for Mrs. Amanda C. Bishop, 72, wife of Sherman Bishop, 62 Maple Street, who died Sunday, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. in Bethany Evangelical United Brethren Church by Rev. C. K. Welch, pastor. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Born in Hyndman, Pa., Mrs. Bishop was a daughter of the late Jacob and Susan Willison. She held membership in Bethany Church and the Royal Neighbors of America. Surviving in addition to her husband, are three sons, Harold E. Bishop, Keyser, W. Va.; Clarence E. Bishop, Narrows, Va., and Orval L. Bishop, this city; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth I. Wilkins, Baltimore; one brother, Charles Willison, Hyndman; three sisters, Mrs. Henry Clites, also of Hyndman; Mrs. Robert Carolus, Rockwood, and Mrs. Emma Schade, this city, and five grandchildren. The body is at the residence.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 4, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 29, 2011 

BISHOP, Charles "Lonnie"

Charles "Lonnie" Bishop, 62, of Morgantown. formerly of Myrtle Beach, S.C., passed away Friday, March 26, 2010, at Madison Rehab Center. Lonnie was born in Kingwood on March 4, 1948 to Wilma Jean Bishop of Morgantown and the late Gay Alton Bishop. Lonnie grew up in the Riverside section of Westover, where he attended Riverside Jr. High and graduated from University High School in 1967. After high school, he joined the Army National Guard. Later, he started his career working for Car Care Center on the Mileground In Morgantown. then opened his own body shop, Custom Body Works in Westover. For the last 25 years he has resided in Myrtle Beach, where he worked as an auto body repairman at Myrtle Beach Body Works. Lonnie had a lifelong passion for motors ports and enjoyed drag racing, motorcycles, and NASCAR ~ Later in life he became interested in woodworking and enjoyed creating miniature wood cars for Kyle Petty's Victory Junction Gang. In addition to his mother, Lonnie is survived by one sister and spouse. Beverly and Ed Annon of Grafton; one brother. David Bishop of Amity, PA; one niece. Louren Bishop of Martinsburg; one nephew. Landon Bishop of Pittsburgh; his ex-wife. Jackie of Morgantown; and stepchildren. Kevin Sisler and Elizabeth Campbell of Morgantown. In addition to his father, Lonnie was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents. Gay and Hazel Bishop; maternal grandparents, John and Minnie Calhoun; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at McCulla Funeral Home from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday and on Monday, March 29, from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Gary Helms officiating. Online condolences: www.mcculla.com
Friday, March 26. 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted August 7, 2010

BISHOP, Charles "Lonnie" 

Charles "Lonnie" Bishop, 62 of Morgantown, formerly of Myrtle Beach, SC, died March 26, 2010, at Madison Rehab Center. He was born on March 4, 1948, in Kingwood, a son of Wilma Jean Bishop, of Morgantown, and the late Gay Alton Bishop. He grew up in the Riverside section of Westover, where he attended Riverside Jr. High and graduated from University High School in 1967. After high school, he joined the Army National Guard. Later, he started his career working for Car Care Center, on the Mileground, then opened his own body shop, Custom Body Works, in Westover.   For the last 25 years he has resided in Myrtle Beach, SC, where he worked as an auto body repairman at Myrtle Beach Body Works. He had a lifelong passion for motorsports and enjoyed drag racing, motorcycles, and NASCAR. Later in life he became interested in wood working and enjoyed creating miniature wood cars for Kyle Petty's Victory Junction Gang. He is also survived by a sister and spouse, Beverly and Ed Annon, of Grafton, a brother David Bishop, of Amity, PA: one niece and one nephew; his ex-wife Jackie of Morgantown; and step-children, Kevin Sisler and Elizabeth Campbell  of Morgantown. He was also preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Gay and Hazel Bishop, maternal grandparents, John and Minnie Calhoun, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services were held Monday, March 29, at McCulla Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Gary Helms officiating.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV; March 31, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

 

BISHOP, Clarice Elizabeath Harned

Clarice Elizabeth Bishop, 94, of Beech Run Community, Albright, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, in Heartland of Preston County. She was born June 25, 1911, in Albright, a daugh¬ter of the late Marshall O. and Hannah Graham Harned. She was a member of the Albright United Methodist Church. She was a wonderful hostess for family and friends when they visited in her home. She is survived by three daughters and spouses, Viola "Toots" and Willard "Phil' Groves, of Kingwood, Shirley and Jim Rinard, of Conyers, Ga., Sue and Robert "Buck" Eavenson of Bruceton Mills; three sons, Paul C. Bishop of Preston Country Club, Ron and Fay Bishop of Aurora, and Marshall and Karen Bishop of Cheat Lake; 14 grandchildren and spouses, Mike and Melissa Groves of Kingwood, Brad and Sherry Groves of Bruceton Mills, Jeff Groves of Kingwood, Scott and Jody Groves of Ashland, Ohio, Lori and Joe Seaman of Penbrooke Pines, Fla., Jennifer and Steve Davis of Marietta, Ga., and Krista and Todd Elliott of Bufford, Ga., Elissa Eavenson of Morgantown, Beth and Tom Friend of Racine, Wis., Joe and Deanna Bishop of Oakland, Md., Chad and Beth Bishop of Aurora, Hayley and Blake Graham of Cheat Lake, Sean Bishop of Morgantown, Danielle and Garet Bishop, both of Cheat Lake; 16 great-grandchildren, Megan, Nicole, Tyler, Michelle, Lindsay, Ryan, Matt, Jessica, Casey, Shelby, Roni, David, Claire, Abby, Emma and Sydney; one brother, Marshall Harned Jr. of Albright; a brother-in-law, Kermit Miller of Beech Run; and a sister-in-law, Thelma Smith of Beech Run; and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Bishop; and two sisters, Burhl Miller and Hazel Feathers. Friends will be received at the Browning Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Raynard Martin and the Rev. R. Joe Lamm officiating. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Unidentified  Newspaper,  aboutTuesday, Aug. 9, 2005
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010

 

BISHOP, Earl

FRIENDSVILLE - Earl Bishop, 85, died yesterday at his home after a long illness. Born at Albright, W. Va., he was a son of the late Raymond and Laura (Seal) Bishop. Mr. Bishop was a member of Keeler Glade Church of God. Surviving are his widow, Bertha (Friend) Bishop; a son, Paul Bishop, Houston, Texas; three daughters, Mrs. Violetta M. Radabaugh, Masontown, W. Va.; Mrs. Genevieve Cuppett, Brandonville, W. Va., and Mrs. Dorotha Williams, Berlin Center, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Berringer, Sharon, Pa.: 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  The body is at the Newman Funeral Home here where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home by REv. J. Arnold Berg. Burial will be in Blooming Rose Cemetery.
Source: The Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland; April 30, 1971; pages 6 & 12.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted June 30, 2012

BISHOP, Mrs. Edna Sines

TITUSVILLE. -- Mrs. Ned Bishop, 37, of Centerville,, Route 1 (Five Corners), died suddenly of a heart attack Saturday morning at the home of relatives in Titusville. Mrs. Bishop, who had been ill for some time, was shopping in the city when she was stricken. She was immediately taken to the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thomas of 630 South Franklin st. The inhalator and iron lung of the Titusville Fire department were summoned but not used. Minuteman Merle Weaver administered artifical respiration without success. Mrs. Bishop, the former Edna Sines, was born February 22, 1915, in Oakland, Md., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Sines, both of whom survive her. She was married to Mr. Bishop July 9 1942 in Carlton, Ky. Mrs. Bishop attended the Titusville Free Methodist Church, and was a member of the auxiliary of Bruce Shorts Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving besides her husband and parents are two children, Mona L. and Garry Bishop; a sister, Mrs. Rex Armstrong of Tyronville, Route 1; and five brothers, Dale of Pleasantville, Clifford and Donald of Hydetown; Clyde of Titusville, and John Sines of Angola, N.Y. Arrangements for the funeral are in charge of the Tracy Home of Funerals.
From the Oil City "Blizzard" of June 30, 1952, Section 2, Page 9
(Courtesy of Ellen Copper)
Posted February 1, 2014

BISHOP, Mrs Lucy Rarick

Mount Savage, Md Oct 29
Mrs Lucy Bishop, 55, former resident of Mt. Savage, died yesterday at Somerset. Surviving are one daughter. Mrs. Lawrence Eager, McKeesporl, and son, Edward Ratigan, Mt. Savage. She was a sister of Thomas Rarick, Los Angeles, Calif., John Rarick, McKeesport, and Mrs. William Michaels. Eckhart. The body was removed to Hafer's Funeral home. Frostburg, where friends and relatives will be received.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, October 29, 1940 - pg 13, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 31, 2010

 

BISHOP, Paul W.

FRIENDSVILLE - Paul W. Bishop, 60, of Uniontown, died Monday at Uniontown Hospital. A native of Friendsville, he was a son of Mrs. Bertha (Friend) Bishop, Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland, and the late Earl Bishop. Also surviving are a son, James A. Bishop, Cleveland, Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. Joann Matthews, Cleveland; Mrs. Judith Haygood, Warren, Texas; Debra and Diane, Galveston, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Violetta Radabaugh, Masontown, W. Va.; Mrs. Genevieve Cuppett, Bruceton Mills, W. Va., and Mrs. Dorothy Williams, Youngstown, Ohio, and 10 grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, here, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m., with Rev. Jacob Gray officiating. Interment will be in Blooming Rose Cemetery.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; Wednesday, April 10, 1974; page 4.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted December 13, 2013

BISHOP, Miss Pauline Leota

Pauline Leota Bishop, 65, of Parsons, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011, in Elkins. She was born February 16, 1942, in Albright, a daughter of Opal G. Carrico Bishop and the late Frank C. Bishop. She was Methodist by faith. In addition to her mother, she is survived by a sister, Marlene Nestor, of Rowlesburg. She was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Bishop. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January IS, at Browning Funeral Home, in Kingwood, with Pastor Dick Gadd and the Rev. Jeff Anderson officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV; Jan 19, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted August 10, 2011

BISHOP, Robert F.

Funeral of R F Bishop
Funeral services for Robert F Bishop, who died at Narrows Park Saturday were held at St Patrick's church this morning. Burial was made in the church cemetery. Born near Winchester, VA, Mr Bishop at the age of 48 was enrolled and put in the Confederate Army against his wishes. While doing guard duty before Richmond, a comrade who had been on furlough gave his pass to Bishop who changed the name and date. He made his way to Wheeling and enlisted in Company I, Twelfth Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. Much trouble was encountered in getting Bishop a pension and as a last resort appeal was made to President Taft. A special examiner was sent and a short while before his death he received his first pension money
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, March 11, 1913 - pg 16, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 126304604
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2016

 

BISHOP, Violet V.

Violet V. Bishop, 82, Terra Alta, W.Va., died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Dennett Road Manor, Oakland.  .Born Feb. 28, 1928, in Preston County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Ruth Morris Kemphfer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James E. Bishop, in 1980; and one sister, Betty Sypolt. She was a member of Salem Church of the Brethren. She retired from Hopemont Hospital as a cook. She also volunteered many years for the Terra Alta Ambulance, Senior Citizens, and the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Karen S. Nine and Hazel V. Savage, both of Oakland; one son, James M. Bishop, Terra Alta; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta, where a service was conducted on Sunday, March 21, with Pastor Donnie Savage officiating. Interment was held in Terra Alta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Terra Alta Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 384, Terra Alta, WV 26764.
Republican Newspaper, Oakland, Garrett Co, MD, March 25, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010

BISSELL, Mrs. Alvira Thomas

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Alvira (Thomas) Bissell, 45, died last Wednesday in Flint, Michigan, after a lingering illness. Born at Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Ada (Thomas) Walbert. Surviving besides her mother are her husband, Truman Bissell; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Eckstein, Flint, and Loretta Bissell, at home; a son, Thomas Bissell with the Marines; two sisters, Mrs. Ada DeVore, Detroit, and Mrs. Elsie Ellis, Rescue, W. Va.; four brothers, Samuel I. Thomas, Frostburg; Albert Thomas, Chicago; Loouis Thomas, Murphrysboro, Tenn., and James Thomas, Hampton, Va., and three grandchildren. She was a member of the Baptist Church at Flint. Services were conducted Saturday at the Miles Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Crompton officiating. Interment was in Flint Memorial Park. Attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ellis, Rescue, Va., James Thomas, Hampton, and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel I. Thomas, Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 4, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 24, 2011

 

BISSETT, Alberta Stuart

"PIEDMONT W. Va.-Mrs. Alberta Stuart Bissett, 65, former resident, died yesterday in Arlington (Va,) hospital where she had been a patient 10 days. Mrs. Bissett had been residing with a niece, Mrs. Bernard Schwinabart, Dunn Loring, Va., for the past four years. Born at Harper's Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Mrs. Teresa (Leavy) LaRue, Piedmont and the late Henry LaRue [note: this is incorrect-the name should be Henry Stuart]. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport. Her husband, Joseph Bissett preceded her in death. Surviving are five brothers: William, Piedmont; Raymond, Hamilton; Louis, Beryl; Clyde, Pinto; and Richard LaRue, Westernport, and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph McGreevy, of here and Mrs. Margaret Kooken, Westernport. The body will be returned to the Fredlock Funeral Home, here. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery."
The Cumberland Times"  Wednesday 15 Oct 1958
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 29, 2009
 


BISSETT, Francis DeSales

"Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Akron, Ohio, for Francis DeSales Bissett, who died last Thursday morning in St. Thomas hospital, Akron, where he had been hospitalized for one week.  Burial took place in Akron.  Born January 17, 1914, he was the son of Mrs. Ora Mae (Humphrey) Bissett and the late William J. Bissett.  He was a graduate of Thomas High school and was employed by the Davis Coal and Coke Company and was a chemist in the lab.  He also worked as a chemist at Westvaco's Luke Mill prior to moving to Akron where he was manager of the J. C. Penney store in Chapel Hill Mall.  He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, and fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Akron.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Helen (Farrell) Bissett; a brother, Joseph W. Bissett, Beckley; two sisters, Miss Gladys Bissett, Piedmont, and Mrs. Darl Stalnaker, Parsons."
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, Wednesday, August 6, 1975
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 2, 2013

 

BISSETT, Mrs. Mary Bernadette Welsh

“Mrs. John B. Bissett, widow of John F. Bissett, died this morning at her home, 17 West Harrison street, Piedmont, She had been in ill health for several years. A native of Piedmont, Mrs, Bissett was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Kennedy Welsh. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic church. Survivors include a son, John Bissett, at home, three sisters, Mrs. Kate Dixon, and Mrs. Thomas Carney, both of Terra Alta; and Mrs. L. E. Bissett, Piedmont. The body is at Fredlock’s funeral home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.”
“The Herald” Piedmont, West Virginia, Thurs 7 Oct 1954
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 27, 2009

BISSETT, Mrs. Mary Bernadette Welsh

“Requiem mass for Mrs. Mary B. Bissett, widow of John F. Bissett, who died last Thursday morning at her home, 17 West Harrison street, Piedmont, was  celebrated Saturday in St. Peter’s Catholic Church by Rev. George Pugh, assistant pastor. Rev. Charles Quinn, assistant pastor, was in the sanctuary. Interment was in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers were Patrick J. Healy, John Schaeffer, Woodrow Wilson, William Faherty, John Kelly and Edward Pendergast.  Among the out-of-town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were Mrs. Nora Fleming, Mrs. Emmet Fahey, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Laughlin, Cumberland; Mrs. Joseph Graney, Mrs. Katherine Dixon, Mrs. Thomas Carney, Miss Margaret Welsh, Terra Alta; Miss Helen Hughes and Miss Jo King, Oakland.”
NOTE: She was formerly Mary Bernadette Welsh, daughter of Michael and Mary Kennedy Walsh.
“The Herald” Piedmont, West Virginia, Thurs 14 Oct 1954
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 27, 2009

 

BISSETT, Michael Joseph 

"Funeral services for Michael Joseph Bissett, native of Piedmont, who died early Saturday morning at his home on West Piedmont street, Keyser, were held Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, with Solemn High Mass. Rev. P.J. Morahan, pastor at Keyser, was celebrant, Rev. John O'Hara, assistant pastor at Keyser, was deacon, and Rev. J. A. Caulfield, assistant pastor of St. Peter's Church, was sub-deacon. Rev. Father Morahan delivered the sermon. Rev. A. Scarpati and Rev. Russell Phelan, of St. Peter's Church, were in the sanctuary. The pallbearers were: Honorary, John Dorsey, Michael Gibblin, William Quinn, of Keyser; Frank Mayola, of Piedmont; active, Dennis Collins, Robert Davis, Ernest Wright, William Dorsey, of Keyser; William Kelly, of Piedmont; and John Donley, of Westernport. Out-of-town people here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Eackles, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans and Bertie Evans, of Harpers Ferry; Mrs. Pansy Byer, Mrs. Walter Moore, Mrs. Rose Byer, Mr. and Mrs. William Exminger, Hubert Donahue, Miss Gladys Murphy, Miss Marie Bissett, Miss Madeline Bissett, Mrs. Julia Hotchkiss, Miss Beatrice Manion, Mrs. Steve King, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reed, Richard Laughlin, Fid Roffworn, of Cumberland; Charles Jewel, David Byers and son, John, of Ridgeley; Mr. and Mrs. William Bissett and daughter, Vivian, and sons, Joseph and Francis, of Thomas; John Manion, Mrs. Anna Kight, Mrs. Genevieve Brady, of Frostburg; Francis Herbert, of Mt. Savage; Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Melody, Misses Mamie and Beatrice Fahey, Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Zaycot, Mrs. Mary Dorsey, and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde LaRue, of Keyser. Mr. Bissett was born and reared in Piedmont. After his marriage to Miss Bertie Stewart (sic) of this place, they moved to Cumberland, whence they moved to Keyser a few years ago. He had been employed as engineer for the Western Maryland Railway for about thirty years. Later he engaged in the restaurant business. Besides his wife, he leaves a sister, Mrs. John E. Healy, of Piedmont; and four brothers, William Bissett, Thomas; Keyran, Ligouri and DeSales Bissett, of Piedmont. Though he had been in ill health for several years, he had been seriously sick only a few days. His remains were brought here to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McGreevy. Mrs. McGreevy is a sister of Mrs. Bissett."
"The Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Thursday 5 Mar 1936
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 29, 2009

BISSETT, William J.

“Requiem High Mass for William J. Bissett, 86, of 76 West Hampshire Street, Piedmont, who died Monday night in Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, was celebrated this morning in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Westernport. The Rev. George J. Pugh, assistant pastor, was celebrant of the Mass. Interment was in the parish cemetery. Active pallbearers were Paul Laffey, John R. Bissett, Patrick J. Healy, Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Niland and Michael Laffey. Honorary pallbearers were William T. Davis, Joseph L. Mansfield, P. A. Laughlin, Bryan Healy and James Laffey. Born in Piedmont, Mr. Bissett was a son of the late James and Bridget (Mannion) Bissett. He was employed as a fore man by the Davis Coal and Coke Company, Thomas, until his retirement, when he returned to Piedmont. He had been a patient in the hospital since September 21st. Mr. Bissett was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Westernport, and the Holy Name Society of the parish. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ora Bissett; two daughters, Mrs. Vivian Stalnaker of Parsons, and Miss Gladys Bissett at home; three sons, Councilman James L. Bissett, Piedmont; Joseph Bissett, Bridgeport, Ohio, and Francis Bissett, Akron, Ohio. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. John E. Healy, Piedmont; two brothers, Ligouri Bissett and DeSales Bissett, both of Piedmont, and four grandchildren.”
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, Thu 10 October 1957
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted May 14, 2011

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