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CRICHTON, Mrs. Margaret Muir
 
"Tuesday night last at 10 o'clock, Mrs. Lawson Crichton, a former resident of Lonaconing, died at the West Penn Hospital, East Pittsburgh, following an operation a few days ago consequent upon a protracted illness. She became worse and her condition was deemed so serious that the operation was advised at once. Before her marriage Mrs. Crichton was Miss Margaret Muir, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Muir, former residents of Lonaconing. With her husband she removed to East Pittsburgh about six years ago. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, John, also by the following brothers and sisters: Edward, John and Ellis Muir, of Plymouth, Pa.; Mrs. Sam P, Stewart, of Lonaconing; Mrs. John Johnson, Mrs. James Jones, Mrs. Morris Rollings, and Miss Pearl Muir, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Muir, of Plymouth, Pa. The funeral will take place in East Pittsburgh today. Mr. Crichton, who was prominent among the younger citizens, and a leading member of Good Will Fire Company, and other organizations, is a son of the late John Crichton, on Douglas avenue, where his widowed mother and family still reside. He had the sympathy of a large number of friends in his hour of sad bereavement."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Fri 28 Aug 1914
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
(Posted September 14, 2009)

 

CRIDER, Charlie

GRANT COUNTY PRESS. (PETERSBURG) OF 7TH - A telegram was received here Wednesday night from Cumberland, stating that Charley Crider had been run over by a train and killed. He was about 21 years old, and was a son of Jonas Crider, who recently moved from here to Keyser.
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010

 

CRIDER, John E. (also WILKINS, Jacob)

Jno E. Crider and Jacob Wilkins, Jr. were struck and instantly killed by lightning, while working in a buckwheat field on Branch mountain, near Moorefield W. Va. The two horses they were using, were also killed. Amos Morral, of Onego, Pendleton County, W Va, had fourteen head of cattle killed by lightning.
Keyser Tribune, July 14, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010

 

Name: William F. " Frank" Criger, 89, of Mt. Savage, MD
Parents: William and Julia (Neder) Criger
DOB: January 25, 1916, in Wellersburg, PA
DOD: Monday, March 21, 2005, at the Cumberland Nursing Center
Military: U. S. Army veteran, having served in Germany during World War II
Spouse: Mary Frances (Pratt) Criger
Predeceased by: parents; wife; son, Richard; brothers, John and James Criger
Survived by: William Criger, Alexandria, VA
Memorial Service: March 24, 2005

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


 
CRIGLER, Mrs. J. A.

HARDY COUNTY - Mrs. J. A. Crigler died at her home in Franklin last week after a short illness of pneumonia. She was a sister of Wm. H. Wilson, of Lost River, Jacob Wilson, of Westernport, and John Wilson, of Elkins. Mrs. Crigler ran the Florentine Hotel in Franklin.
Keyser Tribune, December 27, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010

 

CRIGLER, Leah

PENDLETON COUNTY NEWS, Franklin, Dec 16 -  The many friends of Mrs Leah Crigler, will regret to learn of her death which occurred at her home, the Florentine Hotel, Sun morning, Dec 15th. Mrs Crigler was about 62 years of age and died of pneumonia, after an illness of ten or twelve days. her husband, the late John a Crigler, died about seven years ago, since which time she has successfully managed her hotel. She leaves one daughter, Mrs Dr Bowers, of Sugar Grove, one grandson and four brothers. She was a member of the M E church, South. The funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church Mon evening by her pastor, Rev W Lawson, assisted by Rev C R lacy, of the Presbyterian church, after which she was laid to rest in Cedar Hill cemetery.
Keyser Tribune, January 3, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 12, 2010

 

CRISLIP, Mrs. Alice Gertrude Watkins

Mrs. Alice Gertrude Crislip, a long time resident of Hyndman, died at her late residence at 8 o'clock Thursday evening, January 29 after a lengthy illness. She was 67. Born in Walnut, W.Va. on March 31, 1885, she was the daughter of Francis and Louise Watkins. She was married on April 17, 1907, to Arthur B. Crislip. He survives. She also leaves two sons, Carlen, Hyndman, and Denzel, Hagerstown, Md. Also a sister, Estella Watkins, in Akron, Ohio. The deceased was a member of the Hyndman Church of the Brethren. Funeral services at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 1, with the Rev. John Buffenmeyer, Flintstone, officiating. Burial in the Lybarger Cemetery.
The Bedford Gazette, January 30, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

CRISLIP, Arthur Blane
 
Arthur Blane Crislip, 84, of Hyndman, died Wednesday, June 29. He was born September 28, 1881 in Walkersville, West Virginia, the son of the late Francis Crislip and Margaret (Hinkle) Crislip. His wife, Alice Watkins Crislip preceded him in death in 1953. He is survived by two sons, Carlen Crislip in Hyndman and Denzil Crislip of Hyndman RD 1, and by three brothers: P. C. Crislip of Connellsville, Ernest M. Crislip of Johnstown, and Hermie Crislip of Youngstown, Ohio. One sister, Lura Urbank of Youngstown, also survives. He had three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Zeigler Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Buffenmyer officiating. Interment in the Lybarger Cemetery. Friends will be received today from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home.
The Bedford Gazette, July 1, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

CRISLIP, Carlen J.
 
Carlen J. Crislip, 74, of Church Street, Hyndman, died Wednesday, October 23, 1985, at Cumberland Memorial Hospital. He was born near Connellsville. August 5, 1911, a son of the late Arthur B. and Allie Gertrude (Watkins) Crislip. Surviving are his wife, Mary E. (Bohn) Crislip, one son, Lloyd C. Crislip, of Cash Valley Road, LaVale; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Mr. Crislip retired after 44 years of service with the B&O Railroad where he was a conductor, and was a member of the United Transportation Union Lodge #600. Funeral services: Saturday, October 26, at 2 p.m. at Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman, with Rev. Ken L. Korns officiating. Burial in Lybarger Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Bedford Gazette, October 24, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

CRISLIP, Denzel Ray
 
HYNDMAN — Denzel Ray Crislip, 59, of RD 1, died suddenly yesterday at his home. A native of Chloe, W.Va., he was a son of the late Arthur Blane and Alice (Watkins) Crislip. He was a World War II veteran. Surviving are his widow, Betty (Shroyer) Crislip; three daughters, Mrs. Norma Neal, Ellicott City, Md.; Mrs. Deborah Miller, Somerset, RD 5, and Miss Wanda Crislip, at home; a brother, Carlen Crislip, here, and two grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, 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. Rev. David Reed will officiate and interment will follow in Comps Cemetery, RD1.
The Cumberland News, September 11, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

CRISLIP, Mary E. Bohn
 
HYNDMAN, Pa. — Mary E. Crislip, 75, of Church Street, Hyndman, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 1995, at Memorial Hospital. Born March 23, 1920, at Gravel Pit, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Tillie (Shroyer) Bohn. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Carlen J. Crislip on Oct. 23, 1985; two brothers, Harry and William Bohn and three sisters, Alma Coughenour, Alice Hutchinson and Zorra Leydig. Mrs. Crislip was a member of EUB, Gravel Pit. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are one son, Lloyd C. Crislip and wife, Joann, LaVale, Md.; grandchildren, Carl Crislip and wife, Nancy, Germantown; Cary Crislip and wife, Pam, Hope Mills, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Charles, Courtney, Chase, Brittany and Cassie; several nieces and nephews and a special neighborhood family. Friends were received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Korns officiating. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tom, John, Richard and Robert Fair and James and Jimmy Leydig. Memorials may be sent to the Hyndman Library.
Cumberland Times-News, August 23, 1995
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

CRISLIP, Noel Bhuel

Noel Bhuel Crislip, a resident of Bedford county for 15 years, died March 7 in the Altoona hospital. He was born May 23, 1915, in West Virginia, a son of Arthur B. and Gertrude Alice (Watkins) Crislip. He was a coal miner. He is survived by his parents and his wife, the former Bertha Virginia Ours. Also surviving are these brothers: Carlen James and Denzel Ray Crislip, Hyndman.
The Bedford Gazette, March 11, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2015

 CRISMAN, A.

WHITE POST VA  – On July 31, A. Chrisman, aged 63 years, died here.  The funeral was held on Fri at Meade Memorial Church.  He is survived by a widow and six children.
Keyser Tribune, July 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

 

CRISSINGER, Lucinda Sarver

Mrs. Lucinda Crissinger, 83, died at her home in Greenville township, near Meyersdale, Friday afternoon at 5.  She was born in Somerset county, June 16, 1858, and was daughter of William Sarver and Elsie Comp. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. David Y. Miller, Goshen, Indiana; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Her husband, Nelson Crissinger, preceded her in death May 2, 1926. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2:30 at the Hostetler church in Greenville township in charge of the Rev. A. J. Replogie, pastor.  Burial in the Hostetler cemetery in charge of W. C. Price and Son, Meyersdale morticians.
Somerset Daily American, April 4, 1942
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, November 18, 2010
Posted June 14, 2011

 

CRIST, Mrs. Deborah Ord
 
"PIEDMONT - Mrs. Deborah Crist, 49, wife of John H. Crist Jr., Tyrone, Pa., died yesterday in a Philipsburg, Pa. hospital where she was admitted Friday. Mrs. Crist, who resided here until moving to Tyrone eight years ago, had been in ill health since undergoing surgery in March. A native of Beryl, W. Va., she was graduated from Piedmont High School and also attended Potomac State College in Keyser. Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Crist taught for several years in Mineral county public schools. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George P. Ord Sr. Mrs. Crist was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and St. Sebastian Church in Tyrone. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, John Crist, serving with the Army in Delaware, and Charles Crist, enroute home from Army service in Germany; two daughters, Frances and Deborah Crist, at home; five sisters, Mrs. James Douglas, Morgantown; Mrs. Lee Mclntyre, Cumberland; Mrs. William Stine and Mrs. Thomas Devine, Westernport, and Mrs. Francis Stine, Pasadena, Calif., and three brothers, Harry Ord, Cumberland; George Ord, Westernport, and Charles Ord, Arthurdale, W. Va. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a. m. in St. Sebastian Church. Interment will be in St. Peter's Church at Westernport with Rev. Charles Quinn, assistant pastor of St. Peter's Church there, officiating at 2 p. m."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 15 Nov 1954
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted April 16, 2011

 

CRISTFELLER, Paul

Paul Cristfeller, an Italian miner, was struck by a fall of slate in the Bower mines of the Davis Colliery Friday morning and died a short time after, while arrangements were made to take him to a hospital in Elkins for treatment. Cristfeller was about 35 years old and leaves a wife and three children.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010

CRISTNER, Mrs. Winifred J. Bird

Winifred J. Christner, 77, Somerset, died May 9, 1980, at Somerset Community Hospital. She was born Feb. 3, 1903, in Somerset, daughter of the late Frank and Harriet (Koontz) Bird. She was preceded in death by husband, Melvin, two daughters, one son and two brothers. She is survived by these children: Joan, wife of George A. Durst, Somerset; and David, South Gate, Calif. She is also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a sister of Miss Sarah Bird, Maple Mountain Manor, Berlin, a member of the First United Methodist Church, where funeral services were held with the Rev. John C. Cox officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Richard E. Hauger Funeral Home. 
The Republic, Meyersdale, PA, May 15, 1980
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017

 
CRITCHFIELD, Mrs. Betty Lou Alexander
 
SALISBURY, Pa. — Betty Lou Critchfield, 67, of Salisbury, Pa., went to be with the Lord in Heaven on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va. Born Dec. 14, 1943, in Friendsville, she was the daughter of the late Emerson and Marie (DeWitt) Alexander. As a saved Christian, she was a member of Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher and AWANA youth leader. Betty will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife and mother to her husband, three daughters and her grandchildren. She was also employed as a beautician. Betty enjoyed being an artist and was honored by the sale of numerous pieces of her artwork. Surviving are her husband of 44 years, Paul J. Critchfield, whom she married on Oct. 22, 1966; three daughters, Joy Ann Bittner and husband Kevin, of Springs, Pa., Pamela Sue Thompson and husband Terry, of Cumberland, and Ann Marie Brooks and husband Jeffrey, of Las Vegas, Nev. and five grandchildren, Tyler Walker, Dominique Tijerina, Wade Thompson, Travis Thompson and Jesse Brooks. Friends will be received on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Highway, Salisbury, where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Randy Haulk officiating. Interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church.
Cumberland Times-News, July 5, 2011
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2013

Name: Gladys Pauline Critchfield, 89, of 139 School Road, Boynton, PA
Parents: James and Ruth (Smeak) Swearman
DOB: March 15, 1915, at Meyersdale, PA
DOD: Friday, June 18, 2004, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville, MD
Spouse: Paul H. Critchfield
Predeceased by: parents; husband
Survived by: sons, Paul "Bud" Critchfield and wife Betty, Salisbury, PA; Richard Critchfield and wife Beverly, Fort Hill, PA; daughter, Connie Shaffer and husband Robert, Gibsonia, PA; sisters, Ethel Martincic, Lancaster, PA; Elaine Miller, Meyersdale, PA
Burial: June 21, 2004, Salisbury Cemetery

Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 20, 2014

CRITCHFIELD, James A.

Critchfield, James A. - Age 68 of 920 Sherwood Lake Drive, Schererville, passed away at hme Sunday, June 16, 1974. Former employeed of Gary Tube Works and Plant Protection, retired in 1971,. Member of Griffith United Methodist Church. Glen Park Lodge No. 732 F & AM. Past Master of Glen Park Lodge, Scottish Rite, South Bend Consistory, Orak Shrine of Hammond. Former Pennsylvania State Policeman. Survivors: wife, Sarah; 1 son, James (Gail) of New Hope, Minnesota; 2 grandchildren, Cara Lynn and Leah Critchfield; 2 sisters, Mrs. Margaret French of Scabrook, Texas, Mrs. Betty Bower; brother, Joe Critchfield both of Confluence, Pennsylvania. Arrangements bein gcompleted by Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville. Friends may call 7-9 p.m Monday & 2-9 p.m. Tuesday. Glen Park Masonic Lodge 732 F & AM will hold memorial services Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Shriners Crippled Childrens Hospital or Indiana Masonic Home. Early Wednesday Mr. Critchfield will be removed to the Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, Pa. for services & burial.
16 June 1974; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial # 44820742
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted February 28, 2017



CRITCHFIELD, James W.

Sept. 14, 1936-Nov. 5, 1995
Willmar -- James W. Critchfield, 59, of Willmar, died Sunday night at his home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Knutson will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar, with a public Masonic service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will continue prior to services at the church. He was born Sept. 14, 1936, in Somerset, Pa., to Sarah (Wisman) and James Critchfield. He grew up in Gary, Ind., where he graduated from Emerson High School. He served in the U.S. Navy overseas during the Korean War. He later graduated from Indiana University and received his master's degree from Ball State University. He received his teaching credentials from the University of St. Thomas. He taught school in Salt Lake City and West High School in Minneapolis. He married Gail Dyer on Nove. 26, 1969, in Excelsior. He moved to Willmar in 1979, where he worked as a teacher in the Adolescent Unit at Willmar Regional Treatment Center and coached swimming and diving for the Willmar swimming teams. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Zuhrah Shrine Temple. He received the Himim award in October of 1995, and he was voted coach of the year for Willmar High School teams in 1989 and 1995. He is survived by his wife Gail; daughters Cara and Leah Critchfield of Minneapolis; and other relatives.
d.o.d. November 5, 1995; no source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #124769179
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted February 28, 2017

 

CRITCHFIELD, Marion P.

Somerset, June 18 - Marion P. Critchfield, 49, died Tuesday afternoon in Community Hospital following an operation. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Nellie Pyle Critchfield, and two brothers and two sisters.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Thursday, June 18, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

CRITCHFIELD, Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Stouffer

Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Critchfield, 93, of EHerslie, Md., died at her home Saturday, July 24, 1971. Born January 28, 1878, in Buffalo Mills, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Mary (Wolford) Stouffer. Her husband, John H. Critchfield, preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Pearl See and Mrs. June Shroyer, both of Ellerslie; two brothers, Edward, of Manns Choice, and Charles, of Cresaptown, Md.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Critchfield was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Ellerslie, and belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Funeral services: Monday. July 26, at 2 p.m., from the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, with the Rev. Milton Benny, and the Rev. J. Howard Smith officiating. Burial in the Lybarger Cemetery, Buffalo Mills.
The Bedford Gazette, July 26, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 29, 2011

 

CRITCHFIELD, Mrs. Minnie M. Shippy

SALISBURY, Pa. — Mrs. Minnie M. Critchfield, 55, of Boynton, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in Boynton, she was a daughter of Mrs. Minnie (Defibaugh) Shippy and the late George W. Shippy. Also surviving are her husband, Kenneth H. Critchfield; a son; Dennis K. Critchfield, at home; a brother, William Shippy, Ringgold, and a sister, Margaret Ogline, Jenners. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Lloyd Ace will officiate and interment will be in Salisbury IOOF Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 2, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2010

 

CRITCHFIELD, Mrs. Rebecca Taylor

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Charles Critchfield, 83, formerly of Frostburg, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hershel Waddell, in Carrollton, Mo. Mrs. Critchfield was the former Miss Rebecca Taylor, daughter of the late James and Mary (Jeffries) Taylor. Besides her daughter, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Esther Roeder, Silver Spring, and a number of nieces and nephews residing here.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 3, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 6, 2010

CRITES, Son of Streit

HARDY COUNTY - A son of Streit Crites dropped dead in the road one day last week. Mr Crites sent the boy back to get a wagon wheel which fell off the wagon and as he did not return Mr. Crites went back and found him lying in the road dead. He was about 18 years of age.  Moorefield Examiner of 6th
Keyser Tribune, June 14, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

Name: Sylvia May Crites, 85, of Moorefield, WV
Date of Birth: April 19, 1921, in Purgitsville, WV
Date of Death: Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Hampshire Center, Romney, WV
Parents: Charles N. and Mary Susan (Leatherman) Helman
Spouse: Charles A. Crites
Predeceased by: parents; husband (July 1991); granddaughter, two sisters and two brothers
Survived by: sons, Gerald M. Helman and Larry E. Helman of Moorefield; sister, Rosemary Hedrick, Moorefield
Burial: Olivet Cemetery

Source: Cumberland Times-News, November 29, 2006
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 11, 2014

CRITES, William Edgar

William Edgar Crites, 71, of 939 National Highway, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been admitted March 4. Born in Durbin, W. Va., he was a son of the late John A. and Rose (May) Crites. A retired construction worker, he was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Lancaster) Crites; two sons, William P. and James R. Crities, Bethesda; a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Bridges, Cash Valley Road; eight sisters, Mrs. Lillie Smith, Mrs. Myrtle Harness, Mrs. Hattie Hafner, Moorefield; Mrs. Verna McCullough, Mrs. Virgie McLaughlin, Mrs. Fanny Sensabaugh, Mrs. Mary Atkinson, and Miss Ollie Crites, all of here, and five grandchildren. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, March 23, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 22, 2011

 

CRITTON, Miss Deborah

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY -   Miss Deborah Critton died at her home at Forks of Capon, Hampshire Co., W. Va., at an advanced age. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Joseph Deare, Paw Paw W Va.
Keyser Tribune, June 14, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 17, 2010

 

CRITZMAN, Mrs. Theresa

Funeral services for Mrs. Theresa Critzman, 78 years old, widow of William Critzman, who died on Tuesday at Allegany Hospital, were held this afternoon from the chapel of John C. Wolford, funeral director, Liberty street, the Rev. H. Hall Sharp, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran church, officiating. The pallbearers were William Wiegand, William Shipe, Edward Reid and Glenn Johnson. Burial was in St. Luke's Cemetery. Mrs. Critzman lived with her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Catherine Critzman, 135 South Liberty St.
Cumberland Evening Times, page 9; 29 April 1927
(Courtesy of Priscilla Engeman/transcribed by Genie)
Posted May 1, 2014

CROFT, Harry G.

Harry G. Croft, 78, formerly of Frostburg, died Friday at his home in Eustis, Fla. He was the son of the late Alexander and Margaret (Hetz) Croft of Avilton. Mr. Croft was retired and formerly had been a supervisor for Acme Markets in Akron, Ohio. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ruth Croft; a son, Ronald Croft, Akron; three daughters. Mrs. Inez Ederer, Mrs. Pearl Factor and Mrs. Mildred Bowman, all of Akron, and a sister, Mrs. Emma McKenzie, Shaft. Services will be conducted tomorrow in Akron.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 13, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 22, 2012

CROFT, Harvey C.
 
Harvey C. Croft, 82, of 1301 Oldtown Road, died today in Springfield State Hospital, Sykesville, where he had been a patient since October 1. He had been in failing health for the past two years. Mr. Croft was born in Garrett County near Avilton, a son of the late Alexander and Margaret (Hetz) Croft. His wife, Naomi (Orndorff) Croft, preceded him in death. He was a former lumberjack and farmer and had been retired for more than 15 years. He was a member of the Grantsville Lutheran Church and the Woodmen of the World. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Bernadette Ward, Cumberland; and Mrs. Ruth Rankin, Frostburg; two sons, Charles Croft, with whom he resided, and Robert Croft, Beltsville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Garlitz, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Emma McKenzie, Borden Shaft; two brothers, Gurney Croft, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Harry Croft, Eustis, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 15, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 22, 2012

CROMES, Mrs. Mattie Anna Wrigley, Wright, nee Byrd

Mattie Anna Cromes, 100, formerly of Houston, more recently of the Piqua Manor Nursing Home, died there Thursday. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Hubert (Freedia) Marsh, Piqua; one stepson, Edgar Cromes, Troy; one brother, Roy Byrd, Jackson Center; one sister, Mae Cumer, Dayton; two grandchildren and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Wrigley in 1942, Charles Wright, and Raymond G. Cromes in 1985, and by three brothers and one sister. Mrs. Cromes was a member of Houston Christian Church. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. Chris Heckaman at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Cemetery. No viewing hours. Arrangements by the Jamieson and Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 28, 2017

 

CROMES, Raymond G.

Raymond G. Cromes, 92, of 1063 Delwood Drive, Troy, died at 9 p.m. Sunday at Piqua Memorial Medical Center. He was born May 18, 1893, in Shelby County, a son of the late Nathan and Magdaline Hanselman Cromes. His first wife, the former Grace Ward, preceded him in death in 1972. His second wife, the former Mattie Wright, survives. Also surviving are a son, Edgar Cromes, Troy; a step-daughter, Freida March, Piqua; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clarence Cromes, Tucson, Ariz. Two brothers preceded him in death. Mr. Cromes was the former superintendent at the Houston Cemetery, a post he held for more than 30 years, and a schoolbus driver for the Hardin-Houston School system. He also was an area farmer. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave. Sidney, with the Rev. Ben Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Houston Cemetery. Visitaiton will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
July 1985 (no day/source noted)
FindAGrave Memorial #17937431
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted February 28, 2017

CRONIN, Miss Mary Agnes

Miss Mary Agnes Cronin, 85, died last night at 6:30 at the home of her cousin, Miss Bernadette Gunning, 4 Decatur street. Miss Cronin was formerly a resident of Frostburg, but had resided with Miss Gunning for the past 17 years. She is survived by two brother,Patrick Cronin, of this city, and William Cronin, of Frostburg. The body will be taken to the home of her brother, William Cronin, where the funeral will be held.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, December 17, 1928 - pg 9, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 12, 2011

 

CRONIN, Mrs. Mary A. Spates
 
Mrs Mary A Cronin Rites
Frostburg, June 9 - Funeral services for Mrs Mary A Cronin, 90, widow of William Cronin, who died Friday, were held yesterday morning at St Michael's Catholic Church. Rev. Dominic A Bonomo, assistant pastor, celebrant of the Requiem High Mass delivered the funeral sermon. Rev Patrick J Bradley, pastor and Rev Francis E Montgomery, assistant pastor, were in the sanctuary. The pallbearers were nephews of Mrs Cronin: Robert Flynn, J William, John, William J, William F and Joseph Spates. Interment was in the parish cemetery. Miss Cecilia Spates, Mrs Nellie Wolfe, Mary Francis Smith, Washington and Mr and Mrs William Porter and family, Johnstown, Pa were here for the funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, June 9, 1942 - pg 11, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 2, 2012

 

CRONIN, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Keating

Mrs. Mary E. Cronin, 84, widow of Patrick Cronin, died this morning at the home of her daughter..
Mrs. Katherine Hawkins, 109 South Smallwood, following a protracted illness. She was a daughter of the late John and Julia Keating of Frostburg and had resided 30 years in this city. Mrs Cronin is also survived by a son, John P Cronin; two brothers, Thomas P Keating, Miami, Fla and John W Keating, Frostburg; two sisters, both nuns, in the Order of the Good Shepherd, Sister Euphrasia of Seattle, Wash and Sister Mary of St Repetua, of Troy, N Y. She is also survived by four granddaughters, one of whom is Sister M David, of the Ursaline Convent, Louisville, Ky and by three great-grandchildren. The Rev. Father Alfred, head of St. Joseph's College and Military Academy, Hayes, Kan, is a nephew, and Mother Emacheulata, of the Ursaline Order, St Michael's School, Frostburg, is a niece. Mrs Cronin was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church for 28 years and a member of the Third Order and the Christian Mothers.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, March 12, 1940 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 10, 2011

CRONIN, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Keating

CRONIN— Mrs, Mary, aged 84, widow of the late Patrick Cronin, died Tuesday, March 12th. Funeral Mass Friday. 9 a.m. SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Interment in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Friends received at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Katherine Hawkins, 103 South Smallwood street, with whom she resided. Arrangements Virgil L. Lempereur.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, March 14, 1940 - pg 21, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 10, 2011

CRONIN, Patrick

Patrick Cronin, 83, died at 11 a.m. today at his home, 22 North Lee street. He was born in Unlontown, Pa., the son of. the late Patrick and Nancy Cronin, who were early settlers of Frostburg. He came to Frostburg with his parents when a small child and lived there for 27 years. He married Miss Mary Elizabeth Keating in 1879, who survives him. He is also survived by two children, Mrs. Katherine Hawkins, this city, and John P. Cronln. East Liberty, Pittsburgh, Pa. He is also survived by a brother, William Cronin, Frostburg. He has four granddaughters: Sister Mary David, an Ursuline order teacher, St Matthew, Ky; Mrs Patrick McGuire, Cumberland; Mrs Stanley Shriver, Washington, D.C. and Miss Jessie Hawkins, this city and three great grandchildren. He was formerly a coal miner, but in later years was employed as a watchman at Will's Creek tannery. He was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic church and the Holy Name Society.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, April 13, 1937 - pg 13, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 12, 2011

CRONIN, William

Frostburg, Oct 18 - William Cronin 86, a life-time resident of this city, and a retired stone mason, died Sunday morning at his home, 74 Broadway, after a lingering illness. Mr. Cronin sustained a fractured hip in a fall last summer. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Mary Spates and two daughters, Miss Ella Cronin, nursing staff, Miners' Hospital, and Mrs. Anna Porter, at home.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 9:30 from St Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 18, 1937 - pg 9, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 12, 2011

 

CRONLEY, James

Mr. James Cronley, aged 76 years, a retired engineer, who came here from Grafton, W Va several weeks  ago, died Saturday evening at 6:30 o’clock in the Western Maryland hospital. He was unmarried, and was a cousin of Mrs Catherine A Noonan, Emily St. this city. The remains were interred in St Patrick’s Catholic church at 8:30 this morning.  The funeral took place from Mr John Wolford’s funeral establishment on North Mechanic Street.
Cumberland Alleganian; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Thursday, June 25, 1908 - pg 12, col 1
Find A Grave Memorial# 158313140
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 20, 2016

CRONLEY/CRONLY, James

FUNERAL OF JAMES CRONLEY
Frostburg, Md., Oct. 27,—The funeral of James Cronley a retired butcher of this city, who died at his home on Bowery street last Friday, was held from the St Michael's Catholic Church Monday Morning with requiem high mass celebrated by the pastor, Rev James J Quinn.  Burial was in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 27, 1921 - pg 13, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

CRONLY, Charles F.

Charles F Cronly Dead in Pittsburgh
Frostburg, Md - Dec 21 - The funeral of Charles F Cronly, aged 50 years, Pittsburgh, who died at the St Francis Hospital, Sunday, was held yesterday morning with burial in Pittsburgh.  Mr Cronly was stricken with a hemorrhage on Saturday night and died early Sunday morning.  He was a former resident of Frostburg and is survived by his widow, Mrs Emma Metzner Cronly and two daughters, Miss Ruth Cronly and Miss Mary Cronly, Grant St, this city.  Aside from his wife and two daughters, one brother, James Cronly, Detroit, Mich and four sisters, Elizabeth and Nellie Cronly, also of Detroit; Mary Cronly, Kansas City, Mo and Margaret Cronly, Tampa, Fla.  Mrs Cronly and two daughters were called to his bedside and were present at his death.  For many years, he was a mining engineer in the West and at one time operated a butcher shop on Bowery Street.  Mr Cronly was a member of St Michael's Catholic Church.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, December 21, 1927 - pg 9, col 4
Find A Grave Memorial# 156214483
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 2, 2016

CRONSON, Mrs. Margaret L. Raley
 
Mrs. Margaret L. Cronson, 83 of 218 Cecelia Street, died yesterday at the Cumberland Nursing Home where she had been a patient the past year.  A native of McHenry, she was a daughter of the late William and Sarah (Hoover) Raley and was the widow of Jack Crosnson.  Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle E. Friend, city and Mrs. Garshia L. Parker, Pittsburgh, and a niece, Mrs. Carl Swires, with whom she resided.  The body is at the Knight Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.  A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. W. Randolph Keepfe Jr. officiating.  Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times; Friday, Tuesday, 11 November 1969
~Genie
Posted June 23, 2012


CROOKS, Norman J.

The funeral of Mr. Norman J. Crooks took place from his home on Main street last Sunday morning, conducted by Rev. F. H. Havener assisted by Rev. M. H. Keen. The floral offerings were beautiful and showed the esteem of his many friends. Queen's Point lodge I.O.O.F. attended in a body and assisted with the services. Interment was made in Queen's Point Cemetery. The Board of Directors of the Potomac Milling and Ice Co., in a special meeting, assembled deem it appropriate and right, in the courts of its deliberations, to pay its former associate and coworker, Mr. N. J. Crooks, a last tribute of respect and appreciation. We feel that the business of this company has been greatly benefited by his connection with it since its beginning, in the capacity of a director and member of the Executive Board, and that we, who have worked with him, have profited by his example of industry and application of business acumen to the conduct of the company's affairs. Why a career of such usefulness should be terminated at a point apparently little beyond its meridian is simply another of those mysteries beyond human comprehension. Our most sincere condolence are extended to the family and friends of Mr. Crooks.
H. L. Arnold
J. T. Carskadon
J. L. Frost
Committee
Mineral Daily News, July 18, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 6, 2010

CROSBY, Mrs. Beatrice Jenkins

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Beatrice Crosby, 57, of 122 Pine Street, died Saturday at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, where she had been admitted August 18. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lydia (Martin) Jenkins. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband, John A. Crosby; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel McKee, Baltimore, and Mrs. Delta DeVore, Carlisle, Pa., and two brothers, Harold Jenkins, here, and William Jenkins, Sharon. Pa. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. in the funeral home by Rev. Donald F. Sause. Interment will be in the Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, August 30, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

CROSBY, Ensley G.

FROSTBURG - Ensley G. Crosby, 54, of 9 Beall Street, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he was a patient two weeks. Born in Frostburg he was a son of the late John and Eva (Hartig) Crosby. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and FOE. Aerie 1273. A former extrusion shift supervisor for Celanese Fibers Company, he retired several years ago because of ill health. Surviving are his wife, Mary (Athey) Crosby; two sisters, Mrs. Stanley Larrimore, Baltimore, and Mrs. Lester Jay, Waynesboro, Va., and a brother, John Crosby, here. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, September 30, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 7, 2012



CROSBY, Mrs. Eva Hartig

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Eva (Hartig) Crosby, 76, of 11 Beall Street, died yesterday in Miners Hospital where she had been a patient since last Thursday. She was the widow of John Crosby. Mrs. Crosby was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Ladies Guild and the Loyalty Bible Class. Her parents were the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Baum) Hartig. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Larimore, Baltimore, and Mrs. Jewel Jay, Waynesboro, Va.; two sons, John and Ensley Crosby, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, Washington, and Miss Mary Hartig, Frostburg; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. by Rev. William J. Yingling, pastor of St. Paul's Church. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be S. W. Green, Earl Blough, Joseph Downey, Noel Speir Cook, Everett Lemmert, and Harry G. Shupe.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 27, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 7, 2012

CROSBY, Harvey E.

Harvey E Crosby, 61, freight conductor for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 939 Maryland Ave, died of a heart attack in Connellsville, Pa Saturday at 10:30 p.m., just after he completed a run from Cumberland.  A native of Hyndman, Pa., he was an employe of the railroad for 35 years. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Conductors.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna (Beal) Crosby; two sons, Joseph Crosby, Cumberland, and Leo Crosby, Palm Springs, ,Cal.; three daughters, Mrs. B. Woodyard Dyche, Bedford street, and Anna and Marcella Crosby, at home; four brothers Walter Crosby, Erie, Pa.; Earl Crosby, Connellsville; Ray Crosby, Gray, Pa., and Albert Crosby, Cumberland; and five grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, February 19, 1940 - pg 9, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 140009195
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2016

CROSBY, Jacob N.

Jacob N. Crosby, 82, died yesterday afternoon at Allegany County Infirmary. Born November 25, 1870 in Meyersdale, Pa., he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Crosby. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Louis Tyree, city; a half sister, Mrs. George Sowers, Frostburg, and two grandchildren. The body will remain at the Hafer Funeral Home for services tomorrow at 2 p. m. Rev. Dr. H. Hall Sharp, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, will officiate and burial will take place in Eckhart Cemetery.
The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, December 8, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017
 

 

CROSBY, John

John Crosby, aged 50, died Sunday morning at his home on Ormond street from diabetes. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. His wife and these children survive: Irene (sic: Oren), Elizabeth, John, Ensley and Jewell; also his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hosken; one brother, Jacob M. Crosby; four sisters, Mrs. F.C. Smith, Berlin, Pa.; Mrs. Abram Gordon and Mrs. George J. Sires, Frostburg; and Mrs. John Preston, Baltimore.
The Cumberland (Md.) Evening Times, September 8, 1919
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017


CROSBY, John A.

FROSTBURG - John A. Crosby, 63, of 122 Pine Street, died suddenly Thursday at his residence. Born here, he was a son of the late John and Eva (Hartig) Crosby. His wife, Beatrice A. Crosby, died August 28. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and was an employee of the Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Company. Mr. Crosby was  a veteran of World War II, a member of Farrady Post 24, American Legion, and a member of Textile Workers Local 1874. Workers, Local 1874. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Lester Jay, Waynesboro,Va., and Mrs. Stanley Larrimore, Baltimore. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Donald F. Sauce will officiate. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Earl Miller, Bernard Rafferty, Paul Steward, Melvin Livengood, and Alfred  Hott.
The Cumberland News, September 25, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

CROSBY, Mrs. Margaret Echard

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mar. 12 - Mrs. Margaret Echard Crosby, 52 years old, died at 3 o'clock this morning at her home at West Overton. She was a member of the Mount Pleasant Church of God and leaves her husband, John A. Crosby, and the following children: Clarence with the armed forces in the Philippines and Mrs. Edith Krupp, Dorothy, Eleanor, John, Jr., Jean, Charles and Darl Lee, all at home. She also leaves her father, Simon Echard, of East Scottdale, and the following brothers and sisters: William and Webster Echard of Scottdale, Mrs. Daisy Rutherford of Wheeling, W. Va., Mrs. Georgia DcWalt and Robert of East Scottdale, Mrs. Laura Miller of West Overton, Mrs. Lillie Moorehead of Uhrichsville, Ohio, Oliver of Cleveland, Ohio, Albert with the U. S. armed forces and Mrs. Ruth Myers of North Scottdale. Friends will be received at the home where the service will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in charge of Rev. V. O. Barnhart, pastor of the Church of God. Burial will be made in Mount Pleasant cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 12, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

CROSBY, Mrs. Mary W. Athey

FROSTBURG — Mary W. “Marne” Crosby, 86, formerly of Frostburg, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been a resident at Rest Assured Residential Living Center, Meyersdale, Pa. Born July 11, 1912, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Timothy Taylor and Eva (Hawkins) Athey. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Ensley Crosby, in 1965; two brothers, Rich Sterry and Frank “Les” Sterry; and one sister, Blanche Festerman. Mrs. Crosby was a member of Welsh Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving are two sisters, Annie Stevenson and husband John, Grahamtown, and Martha Jordan, Hyndman, Pa.; one brother, Timothy Athey, Winchester, Va.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews including Shirley Owens and husband Jack, Silver Spring, and John “Jack” Stevenson and wife Barbara, York, Pa., and Mary Lynn Pegg and husband Bill, Frostburg. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David Sandvick officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. 
The Cumberland (MD) Times-News, August 21, 1998
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 16, 2017

 

CROSBY, Oren M.

Oren M. Crosby, 44, of 11 Beal street, Frostburg, was found dead this morning at 2 o'clock in front of Shupe's Drug Store on East Main street in Frostburg. He was found by Officers Richard Stroup and Lloyd S. Truly following the big homecoming celebration for the veterans of World War II. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, issued a verdict attributing death to a heart attack. The two officers took Crosby's body to the fire station nearby and then notified his brother, John Crosby. It is believed Crosby was on his way home when he collapsed. Crosby was employed by the Consolidation Fuel Company and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church and Frostburg Lodge No. 348, Loyal Order of Moose. He was a son of Mrs. Eva Crosby and the late John Crosby. Besides his mother and brother, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nellie (Fazenbaker) Crosby, a daughter, Miss Eva Mae Crosby, of Baltimore; a son, Edward Crosby, at home; two brothers, Ensley and John, of Prostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Jewel Jay, of Lynchburg, Va., and Mrs. Stanley Larrimore of Baltimore.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 3, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 7, 2012

 

CROSBY, Mrs. Ruth E. Shaffer

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Ruth E. Crosby, 35, of RD 2, died suddenly yesterday at her home. A native of Meyersdale, she was a daughter of Walter and Hulda (Wilt) Shaffer. Surviving are her husband, Iskle M. Crosby; a son, Robert M. Crosby, at home; three brothers, James Shaffer, here; Dewey and Wilbur Shaffer, RD 2; three sisters, Miss Carolyn Shaffer, Mrs. Clara Johnson, RD 2, and Mrs. Hulda Sturtz, here. The body is at the Price Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, September 15, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 21, 2010

CROSS, (infant) Bonnie Jean

Bonnie Jean Cross, eight months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Cross, 517 Central avenue, died this morning at Allegany Hospital. Surviving besides the parents, are two brothers, Anderson, Jr., and Kenneth, and a sister, Jo Ann Cross, all at home; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary Cross Shipley, and her maternal grandfather, John Earson, both of Cumberland.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland, Wednesday, December 1, 1943; page 9.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted August 9, 2014

CROSS, Mrs. Catherine

Mrs. Catherine Cross, of this place, died Thursday, Jan 6, 1887, aged about 87 years.
Saturday, January 8, 1887; Frostburg Mining Journal, Frostburg, MD.
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2016

CROSS, Donald A.

Mission - Donald A. Cross, 77, died Tuesday at Mission Nursing Center. Born in Argenta, Ill., he had lived in Mission since 1980. He was a retired owner of an outboard motors and lawnmower repair shop. Survivors include his wife, Myrna Cross, of Mission, four daughters, Johnna Campbell of Limestone, Tenn., Loretta Hoover and Dixie Holmes both of Lafayette, Ind., Ruth McClintock of Monticello, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. There will be no local services. Services will be held at Miller-Voorhis Funeral Home, Monticello. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 28, 2017

CROSS, Mrs. Erma Elizabeth Earsom

Mrs. Erma Elizabeth Cross, 60, of 521 Central Avenue, died Tuesday at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been in ill health.  Born here, December 22, 1915, she was a daughter of the late John R. and Minnie (Dowden) Earsom.  Mrs. Cross was a member of Melvin United Methodist Church.  Surviving are her husband, Bashor A. Cross Sr.; three sons, Bashor A. Cross Jr.; Ronald W. Cross, both of this city; James K. Cross, Ridgeley; a daughter, Mrs. JoAnna Smith, Salisbury, Md.; a borther John R. Earsom, LaVale; a sister, Mrs. Eva Brinkman, city, and eight grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p.m., with Rev. Albert Clipp officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; Thursday, April 1, 1976; page 20.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted February 1, 2014

CROSS, Henry

Henry Cross who died at his home at Tunnelton, W VA was born at Eckhart in 1844, and with the exception of the four years he served in the war, he had lived in the vicinity of Bloomington and George's Creek valley.  He was a miner by occupation and was well known by every old mine in the region.  He was an old veteran and belonged to the Army of the Potomac, participating in some of the hardest fought battles.  In the battle of Gettysburg, he was wounded in the left knee.  He leaves four sons and three daughters all of whom are married, except Ernest, the youngest, who is a volunteer soldier in the Phillipines.  His wife was very sick and unable to attend the funeral.
(Ruth Enlow Library; Oakland, Garrett Co, Md)
The Republican; Oakland, Garrett Co, Md., January 17, 1901
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 9, 2014

CROSS, Mrs. Ida Florence Griffith

Mrs. Ida Florence Cross, 83 years of age, wife of Jacob Cross of Monticello, passed away this morning at 6:30 o'clock at the home of the son, the Rev. Dayton Cross and Mrs. Cross at Oblong, Illinois. She had been in failing health for some time. The body was returned to the Miller Funeral Home at Monticello. Mr. and Mrs. Cross had been taken to Oblong on January 30th to the home of the son, after the son, Don Cross, of Monticello, who, with his family, had been looking after them, submitted to surgery. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Monticello Christian Church. The Rev. D. Lester Niles will officiate at the rites, and burial will be made in Riverview cemetery. The well known woman was born Nov. 27, 1873, in Coalton, Ohio, and was the daughter of James and Margaret (Bird) Griffith. She was married Feb. 12, 1896, to Jacob Cross, and they had just observed their 61st wedding anniversary a couple weeks ago. The Crosses came to Monticello for residence in 1930, locating here from Chicago. Mrs. Cross was a devoted member of the First Christian Church of Monticello, where she was a faithful attendant and worker as long as her health permitted. She was also affiliated with the CWF of the church, and the Royal Neighbors lodge in Illinois, where the family formerly resided. Surviving are the husband, Jacob Cross; two sons, the Rev. Dayton Cross of Oblong, Illinois, and Don Cross of Monticello; and four granddaughters of the Don Cross family. Friends may call at the Miller chapel at any time. The body will be taken to the church Friday noon where it will lie in state an hour before the services at 1:30 that afternoon.
[Unknown Sources]
(Courtesyy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 21, 2017

CROSS, Jacob A.

Jacob A. Cross, 85 years of age, a resident of Monticello almost 30 years, died Monday night at 8 o'clock at the Olney, Ill. hospital where he had just been taken that day. He had been spending the past couple months at the home of his son, Rev. and Mrs. Dayton Cross, of Oblong, Ill. The body is being returned here for the funeral services and burial and friends may call after noon Wednesday at the Mill Funeral Home. Mr. Cross was born  January 17, 1874, at Lane, Ill., the son of George and Sarah (Roberts) Cross. He was married to Ida Griffith Feb. 12, 1895, who died February 27, 1957, after 62 years of marriage. The family moved to Monticello in 1930 and Mr. Cross was employed with the county and state highway departments. He was a painter and decorator by profession. A talented singer Mr. Cross at one time was an evangelistic singer with Evangelist Billy Sunday and also sang with the choir of the First Christian Church of which he was a member and elder emeritus. The deceased was also a 40 year member of the Argenta, Ill., Masonic Lodge. The family resided on South Bluff street for a number of years. Surviving are two sons, Donald Cross of Monticello, and the Rev. Dayton Cross of Oblong, Ill., also four granddaughters, and one great-grandson, Mark Spencer.

no date/source noted
FindAGrave Memorial #97174785
(Courtesy of Gene Brierly/transcribed by Genie)
Posted February 28, 2017

CROSS, John

John Cross, 83, formerly of Barton, died at 7 p.m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Miss Jessie Cross, R.N., Ford-Deal Apartments, Glenn St. He was a native of Tollcross, Scotland, and came to the United States about 40 years ago. He is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Ralph Casteel, Keyser, WV, and four sons, John and George Cross, Meyersdale, PA; Alex, of Barton, and Matthew Cross, Brooklyn, NY. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Knights of Pythias. The body will be taken this afternoon to the home of his son in Barton. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Barton Presbyterian Church, Cumberland. Interment will be in the Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow.
The Cumberland Times May 16, 1937
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted July 31, 2009


 

CROSS, Mary E.

Miss Mary E. Cross died here, after a few hours illness, early Tuesday morning, November 12.  She was born in Allegany county, Md., in 1839. She spent many years connected with the Strother's in the old Berkeley Spring Hotel.  About 1872, she went to Baltimore where she lived until this summer when she came back to Berkeley for the benefit of the water. She and her niece, Miss Belle Cross, were staying with Mrs. H. C. V. Campbell. Miss Cross had been a member of the Presbyterian church since her youth. Interment was at Greenway cemetery in the family lot, Thursday at 2:30 pm.
Miss Cross was a sister of Mr. Geo W. Cross.
-Berkeley Springs Post of 14th.
Keyser Tribune, November 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010

 

CROSS, Mrs. Mary M. Shockey

Mrs. Mary M. Cross, 85, of Meyersdale RD 3, died January 17 in Chambersburg. Born in Stoystown, she was a daughter of the late Christian and Elizabeth (Weimer) Shockey, and was the widow of John Cross. Surviving are a son, Dr. John Cross, Meyersdale; four daughters, Mrs. Katheryn Williams, Baltimore; Mrs. Jessie Shirely, Meyersdale RD 3; Mrs. Mary Reeder, Mercersburg, and Mrs. A. Jean Doriguzzi, Placenta, Ca.; a brother, Eli Shockey, Stoystown, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held January 21 at Price Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Trout officiating. Interment, White Oaks Cemetery.
Meyersdale Republican, January 27, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 26, 2010

CROSS, Mrs. Myrna L.

Myrna L. Cross, 74, 333 North Beach Drive, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday morning. She was born June 4, 1915, in Montana, to Robert and Myrtle Burget Church. She was married on July 24, 1935, in Monticello, to Donald A. Cross, who died October 3, 1989. She lived most of her life in White County, before moving to Texas in 1961. She moved back to Monticello in November 1989. She was an employee of State & Savings Bank for several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Rebekkah Lodge in Monticello. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Loretta Hoover and Mrs. Dixie Holmes of LaFayette, Mrs. Johnna Campbell of Limestone, Tenn., and Mrs. Ann McClintock of Monticello; 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Grace Hinton of Logansport and Roberta Church of San Francisco. One sister is deceased. The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller-Voorhis Funeral Home, the Rev. Donald Arterburn officiating. Rebekkah Lodge rites are set for Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or to another charity.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 23, 2017

 

CROSS, Nina K. Berry

LADY LAKE, Fla. - Nina K. Cross, 85, of Lady Lake, Fla., formerly of Keyser, died Saturday, March 24, 2001 in Florida. Born June 5, 1915 in Rawlings, Md., she was a daughter of the late John Russell and Sarah Rebecca (Wilson) Berry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bernard H. Cross Jr. on May 31, 1975; one brother, Roy R. Berry; and five sisters, Edith Louise Shefflet, Elsie Winters, Elva Lahman, Verda Audrey Brode, and Sarah Rebecca Berry. Another sister, Alda Faye Walker of Keyser, died Sunday, March 25, 2001. Mrs. Cross was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Keyser. She is survived by one daughter, Beverly Jean "Bunny" Kitzmiller and husband, Emory, Lady Lake, Fla.; one sister, Mary C. Robinson, Keyser; two grandchildren, Darla Altobello, Ocala, Fla. and Karla Perrell and husband, Randy, Frederick, Md.; two great grandchildren, Kyle and Allyson Perrell. Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Friday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Samuel E. Starling Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1114, Cumberland, Md. 21502.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - March 27, 2001
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 4, 2015

CROSS, Nina K. Berry

LADY LAKE, FL - Nina K. Cross, 85, of Lady Lake, FL, formerly of Keyser, WV, died on Saturday, March 24, 2001 in Florida. Funeral Services were conducted in the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 30, with Rev. Samuel E. Starling, Jr. officiating. Interment was in the Philos Cemetery, Westernport, MD. Pallbearers were: John Dix, Aaron Hott, Don Leatherman, George Chidester, Gene Cathell, and Meryl Combs.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 2, 2001
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 4, 2015

CROSS, Mrs. Oscar

Berkeley Springs W Va, Feb 16 - Mrs. Oscar Cross died at her home after an illness of several weeks.
Keyser Tribune, February 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010

CROSS, William

William Cross, aged 38 years, son of the late Henry Cross, was instantly killed and horribly mangled by a freight train in the West end of the Piedmont yard last Monday night about 8 o'clock.  His remains were brought to the place on Tuesday and buried in the Bloomington graveyard, Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock.  Mr Cross was a miner in the Buxton mine and leaves a wife and six small children.
(Ruth Enlow Library; Oakland, Garrett Co, Md)
The Republican; Oakland, Garrett Co, Md., May 1, 1902
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 9, 2014

Name: William Wayne Cross, 58, of Bedford, PA 
DOB: March 28, 1947, in Cumberland, MD 
DOD: Thursday, October 27, 2004, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, PA 
Military: U.S. Army Reserves 
Survived by: son, Brian W. Cross; sister, Judy Tittle; brothers, Leroy Cross and Tommy Cross 
Memorial Service: October 31, 2004

Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 6, 2014

 

CROSSER, Elsie M. Preston

LONACONING — Elsie P. Crosser, 104, of 118 West Main St., Lonaconing, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing, after a brief illness. Born Jan. 26, 1908, in Barton, she was the daughter of the late James Aaron and Margie (Dye) Preston. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Bolton. After moving to Aliquippa, Pa., Elsie worked in the steel mills and went on to graduate in 1955 from the Ambridge Public School of Practical Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked at hospitals in Aliquippa, Pa., in the Jacksonville, Fla. area and the Allegany County Infirmary, before eventually retiring from the Sylvan Retreat in 1973. After retirement, she became a full time avid bingo player. She leaves behind two daughters, Eleanor Kelly and husband Earl, of Jacksonville, Fla. and Marion Alkire and husband Robert, of Lonaconing and seven grandchildren, Pat Kelly and wife Aileen, of Tampa, Fla., Terry Kelly and wife Georgia, of Orange Park, Fla., Mike Kelly and wife Anita, of Ponte Verda, Fla., Mark Alkire, of Lonaconing, Steve Alkire and wife Penny, of Lonaconing, Nancy Yates and husband Danny, of Frostburg and Vickie Shockey and husband Steve, of Lonaconing. She is also survived by fifteen great-grandchildren and fourteen great-great-grand-children. At Elsie’s request, she was cremated. There will be no visitation. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Boal Funeral Home, Barton, is in charge of arrangements.
Published Sunday, January 6, 2013 in THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted September 5, 2015

 

Mrs. Mary Louise Robison Crossland

CROSSLAND, Mrs. Mary Louise Robison

WESTERNPORT — Mary Louise Crossland, 86, formerly of Keyser, W.Va., and most recently of Moran Manor Nursing Center, Westernport, passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at Moran Manor.  Born Oct. 5, 1925, at Patterson Creek, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Solomon and Bertha (Kaylor) Robison. Her husband, Robert L. Crossland; a daughter, Shirley Ann Moore; five brothers, Robert, Arthur, Paul, Roy and Carlos Robison; three sisters, Kathryn Sisk, Agnes Holler, and Edna Sisk; four half brothers, Herman, Lawrence, James and Bernard Robison, and one half-sister, Lilly Weese, also preceded her in death.  Mrs. Crossland worked at Super Shoes, Keyser, W.Va., for 21 years and Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va., for 21 years in housekeeping. She was a member of Stoney Run Baptist Church, Westernport.  She leaves behind two daughters, Joyce Guynn and husband Leslie, of Westernport, and Sue Summers and husband Joseph, of Chattanooga, Tenn; one brother, Raymond Robison and wife Ruth, of Ridgeley, W.Va., and a brother-in-law, Robert Holler of Patterson Creek, W.Va. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ronnie Lee Moore and wife P.J., of Elkins, W.Va.; Scott Allen Moore, of Westernport; Lori Harrison and husband Dave, of Westernport; Jeremy Broadwater and wife Missy, of Clarksburg, W.Va.; Jennifer Summers, Eric Summers and wife, all of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Melissa Purdy and husband Jed, of Keyser, W.Va., and many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 2 p.m.  A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Gary Morris officiating.  Interment will be in Waxler Cemetery, Rawlings.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Stoney Run Baptist Church, Westernport. Condolences may be sent to the family after Mrs. Crossland’s obituary at www.boalfh. com.
Cumberland Times-News; November 17, 2011
(Courtesy of Pat Robison)
Posted November 23, 2011

 

CROSTEN, Mrs. Bearl C. Dye

Mrs. Bearl C. Crosten, 34, Homewood Addition, died at 3:35 a. m. today in Memorial Hospital. She was confined to the hospital for three weeks earlier this month, and was re-admitted yesterday after having returned to her home the latter part of last week. The deceased is survived by her husband, Howard H. Crosten; a son, Leonard, and four daughters, Freda Bell, Edith, Sylvia Jean and Wanda Lee, all at home; her parents, Oliver and Myrtle (Collmar) Dye, Salem, W. Va.; three brothers, Clifford, of East Leverpool, Ohio; Hobart, Akron, and Donley, Milwaukee, and five sisters, Mrs. Nellie Kavwood and Mrs. Pauline Hill, Akron; Mrs. Madge Davisson, Salem, W. Va., and Misses Helen and Bessie Dye, both of Salem, W. Va. She was a member of the United Brethren Church of Parsons, W. Va. The body will remain at the Hafer Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Arthur Scrogum, pastor of Living Stone Church of the Brethren, officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Monday, 25 August 1947; The Cumberland Evening Times
Posted March 19, 2011

 

CROSTEN, Charles Melvin, Sr.

LAVALE — Charles Melvin Crosten Sr., 75, of LaVale, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center after a long bout with pneumonia. Born Oct. 25, 1935, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Oda W. Crosten and Viola (Getson) Crosten. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sandra “Sandy” L. Crosten, in 2002; and a daughter, Kelly M. Shaffer, in 2003. Mr. Crosten had been self-employed as a mason in Cumberland and the surrounding areas. He is survived by seven sons, Charles M. Crosten, Jr. and wife Audine, Steven Crosten, Brian Crosten, Wayne Crosten and fiancée Hilda, Jeffrey Crosten Sr. and wife Sandy, Michael Crosten and Chuck Crosten; one daughter, Sharon Crosten; 10 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and five great-grandsons; and a special relative, Edith Chaney. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Diane Smith officiating. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Condolences to the family may be posted after Mr. Crosten’s obituary at www.upchurchfh.com
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011

CROSTEN, Charles Patrick
 
FROSTBURG — Charles P. Crosten, 34, of Frostburg, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. 9, 1978 in Cumberland, he is the son of the late Charley and Sandy Crosten. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Kelly Crosten (Shaffer). Surviving him are his wife, Lisa (Thorn) Crosten; son and best friend, Chuckie Crosten; three brothers, Wayne and wife Hilda, LaVale; Mike, Cumberland; Jeff [and] wife Sandy, Hyndman, Pa.; brothers-in-law, William Shaffer and Phillip Thorn; sisters-in-law, Miranda Slater and Kelly Thorn; half-brother and sister, Charles and Sharon Crosten; mother and father-in-law, Nadine and Lewis Slater; nieces and nephews, Kate Green, Sophia Thorn, Jeffery, Samantha, Jordyn, Kamron and Peyton Crosten; very special friend, Steve Conners. Funeral services will be held at Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at 4 p.m. with Diane Smith officiating. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the service. Charles will be cremated following the services in accordance with his wishes. Memorial donations towards funeral expenses for Charles may be forwarded to Standard Bank, 3945 Center St., Hyndman, PA 15545 Condolences may be sent to the family at durstfuneralhome.com.
Cumberland Times-News, February 23, 2013
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 28, 2013

CROSTEN, Howard H.

Police Hunt Driver of Death Car ~ Howard H. Crosten, 38, Of Homewood Addition, Killed In Narrows
State Police announced at 1 p. m. today that a suspect in the hit and run death of of Howard H. Crosten, 38, Homewood Addition; had been taken into custody, but declined to reveal the man's identity pending his questioning this afternoon in the State's Attorney's, office.  The 38-year-old father of five childrenr was killed about 1:30 a.m. today by a hit-run driver while walking along Route 40, about half-way between the Mt. Savage Road intersection and the Western Maryland Railway overhead bridge in the Narrows. State Police identified the victim as Howard H. Crosten; Homewood Addition, a former employe, of the Kelly Springfield Tire Company plant and Armour and Company here. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner who investigated with Trooper Paul Long, said death was due to a basal fracture of the skull. Crosten also suffered a broken neck and laceration on the right side of the head.  He bled profusely from the ears.  According to Trooper Long, Delmar Cowgill, Spring Gap, a driver for the Community Baking Company here, and Harry Ort, Frostburg, discovered the body lying in the right lane on the highway about 1:50 a.m.  Ort had been following Cowgill in his car and both stopped at the scene about the same time.  Cowgill remained with the victim while Ort drove to the LaVale Barracks to notify authorities.  Trooper Long picked up Dr. Deming enroute to the scene where the latter pronounced Crosten dead.  Trooper Long reported that no skid marks or broken glass were found on the highway.  He said Crosten was last seen passing Lovers' Leap Service Station in the Narrows about 1:20 a.m. apparently enroute home.  After the body was discovered, State Police put out a dragnet and notified authorities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  One vehicle was spotted in Frostburg with a damaged hood and orders went out to halt the vehicle.  No arrests had been made at noon today. Born May 6, 1910 in West Virginia, the victim was a son of John W. Crosten and the late Mrs. Mary ( Lee) Crosten.  His wife, Mrs. Bearle Crosten, died in August 1947. Surviving are his father and children, Freda B., 16, Leonard, 15, Edith, 13, Sylvia Jean, 11, and Wanda Lee Crosten, 5, all at home; three brothers, Arthur, Earl and Oda W. Crosten, Cash Valley, and four sisters, Mrs. H. J. Beverlin, Wiley Ford, Mrs. Sarah Price, this city, and Mrs. Edna Heming and Mrs. Elsie Harden, Cash Valley. The body is at the Wolford Funeral Home.
Tuesday, 1 March 1949; Cumberland Evening Times
Posted March 19, 2011

CROSTEN, John  W.

John W. Crosten, 96, of RD 1, Cash Valley Road, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where he was admitted earlier in the day. He had been in failing health several years. Born August 4, 1870, in Tucker County, W. Va., he was a son of the late Travis and Elizabeth (Turner) Crosten. His wife, Mary E. (Lee) Crosten, preceded him in death. Mr. Crosten was a member of the Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Edna Heming, Cash Valley Road, with whom he resided; Mrs. Olive Beverlin, Short Gap; Mrs. Sarah Price and Mrs. Elsie Hardin, both of Cash Valley Road; a son, Oda Crosten, Cash Valley Road; 21 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 23, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 19, 2011

CROSTEN, Sandra Lee Koelker

LAVALE — Sandra “Sandy” L. Crosten, 60, of Cash Valley Road, LaVale, died Friday at her residence. Born May 12, 1942, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Henry Koelker, Sr. and Ada (Layman) Koelker. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Charles “Jake” Koelker, Robert W. Koelker, and Joseph H. Koelker Jr.; and four sisters, Doris May, Marie McGlinchy, Imogene Stiles, and Betty Lou Whitford. Mrs. Crosten was the last immediate survivor of her family. She is survived by her husband, Charles M. Crosten Sr.; one daughter, Kelly Shaffer and husband William, Mount Savage; four sons, Wayne Crosten and fiancée Hilda Hensel, Springfield, W.Va., Jeffrey Crosten Sr. and wife Sandy, Hyndman, Pa., Michael Crosten and wife Becky, Cumberland, and Charles “Chuck” Crosten and girlfriend, Betty Porter, Hyndman; two stepchildren, Charles Crosten Jr., Florida, and Sharon Woods, Baltimore; a sister-in-law, Mary Koelker, Cumberland; several nieces and nephews; and two very special friends, Tina Simmons and Mary Ann Skidmore. Her most precious gifts were her grandchildren, Katie, Jeffrey, Samantha, Jordyn, Haley, and Kamron Crosten. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.The Funeral service will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. Diane Smith officiating. Interment will be in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 S. George St., Cumberland, MD 21502.
Cumberland Times-News, November 23, 2002

 

CROUSE, Mrs. Rose

Mrs Rose (Clark)[should be Stover] Crouse died of infirmities of old age Wednesday afternoon, December 24, at the home for Widows and Single Women at Reading, aged 83 years.  Deceased, who was admitted to this institution in April 1906, had been in ill health for over a year.  Her husband, George Crouse, who died many years ago, was one of the leading cigar manufacturers in Reading. Two children survive: Mrs Hattie Ziemer of Philadelphia and Millard Crouse of Evansville, Ind.  Mr and Mrs Crouse were former Bedford residents.
N. B. d/o Solomon and Harriet Stover.
Bedford Gazette, Bedford, Bedford Co, PA - January 2, 1914
Find A Grave Memorial# 93255655
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 21, 2016

 

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