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KIRBY, Aloysius
 
FROSTBURG, June 7 — Aloysius Kirby, 65, a native of Vale Summit died suddenly of a heart attack early yesterday morning while working on the "night shift" at the Gulf Oil Company distributing station in Washington where he resided. A fellow-worker found him.  Mr. Kirby left Frostburg 25 years ago. His parents were the late John and Elizabeth (Devlin) Kirby. He was a member of the Catholic Church.  Survivors include a son, John Joseph Kirby, Washington, and one sister, Mrs. Regina Sullivan, Frostburg. His wife was the late Mrs. Veronica (Lyons) Kirby.  The body will be brought to the Hafer Funeral Home here. A requiem mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 9 a. m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, June 8, 1947 - pg 20, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 22, 2012

KIRBY, Charles William
 
MOUNT SAVAGE — Charles "Duney" William Kirby, 81, of Mount Savage, died on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care. Born April 6,1926, in Corriganville, he was the son of the late Harvey Ray Kirby and Bertha Alice (Smith) Kirby. Mr. Kirby was also preceded in death by a brother, Elwood Kirby; and a sister, Maude Blank. A United States Army-Air Force Veteran of World War II, Mr. Kirby retired from Pittsburgh Plate and Glass. He was a member of the Mount Savage United Methodist Church. Mr. Kirby is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary E. Kirby; his daughters, Sheree Emerick and her husband Rick and Lisa Winebrenner and her husband Bryan, all of Mount Savage; his sister, lola Dickel, Virginia Beach, Va.; his grandchildren, Shelley Howard and her husband Jay, Misty Emerick and her special friend Michael Bobo and Kirby Winebrenner, all of Mount Savage; his great grandchildren, Jacob, Gabriel, and Nathan Howard and Zain Bobo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews who affectionately referred to him as Uncle "Duney" and/or Uncle Kirby. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, PA., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Max Greenfield officiating. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Combined Veterans Honor Guard. Interment will be at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.
The Cumberland Times-News, September 18, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012

KIRBY, Mrs. Elizabeth Devlin

Death of Mrs Kirby
Mrs Elizabeth Kirby, widow of John Kirby, died at her home on Standish St yesterday afternoon, aged 70 years. Mrs Kirby, during the life of her husband, occupied Vale Farm at Vale Summit and was known for her charitable disposition. She is survived by the following children: Messrs John, William, Aloysius and Joseph of this city and Edward of Washington; Mrs Aden Dillon, Washington, D.C., Mrs Bernard Dilley, Misses Ella, Julia and Regina of this city.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, March 28, 1912 - pg 5, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 5, 2012

 
KIRBY, Mrs. Elizabeth Devlin

Funeral of Mrs Kirby
Mrs Elizabeth Kirby, widow of John Kirby, who died at her home on Standish St here yesterday will be buried Saturday morning in St Michael's cemetery. A solemn mass of requiem will be celebrated at 9 o'clock in St Michael's church by Rev J S Cuddy. Mrs Kirby was in her 70th year when she died, having been born in Kirkcudtbright, Scotland, March 14, 1842. Her death which resulted from the infirmities of age, occurred at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon while several of her children were at her bedside. Mrs Kirby had been a resident of this county since 1856. She was widely known and well regarded.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, March 29, 1912 - pg 3, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 5, 2012

KIRBY, Gilbert Harold

Gilbert Harold Kirby, 81, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of Severna Park, died Thursday at Humana Hospital in Sebastian, Fla., after a brief illness. Mr. Kirby was a retired barber who owned bis own business. He moved to Florida about a year ago. Born in Lonaconing in Western Maryland, he was a member of the Sebastian Elks Lodge and was a charter member of the Glen Burnie Elks. Surviving are his wife, Ruby Kirby; two sons, William Kirby of Sebastian and Theodore Kirby of Tega Cay, S.C.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. No services will be held, Arrangements are by Fountainhead Funeral Home in Palm Bay. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association for Stroke Research, P. 0. Box 1181, Vero Beach, FL 32960.  Published Saturday, Mar. 11, 1969 in THE CAPITAL, Annapolis, Maryland on page A7, col. 3.;  (Courtesy of Charles Riend) Posted November 30, 2016

KIRBY, Harry E.

Soldier Victim Of Heart Wound ~ Harry E. Kirby Dies in Memorial Hospital; Suicide Verdict Issued
Pfc Harry Elmer Kirby, 38, single, United States Army, of 29 Browning street, this city, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital as a result of a self-inflicted bullet wound from a .22 calibre rifle, according to Dr. Linne H. Corson, county deputy medical examiner. The Kirby family told Dr. Corson that while they were sitting in the first floor of their home they heard a shot in the bedroom upstairs. They rushed upstairs and found their brother gasping and moaning from the wound but still conscious. The shot was fired at 2:25 p.m., but Kirby, though shot through the heart, was not pronounced dead until 3:07 o'clock, several minutes after he was taken to the hospital. Kirby was home on furlough. State Police notified Army authorities last evening of the death. The investigation here is being conducted by the state's attorney's office. Among the survivors are two brothers, George Kirby and William Kirby, and a sister, Bessie. Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Bertie Davis, Wheeling W. Va.; Mrs. Mary Carter, Smithfield, Ohio; Miss Bessie Kirby, and Mrs. Elsie Wilson, both at home; two brothers, William R. Kirby, at home, and George A. Kirby, city. He was a son of the late Randolph and Hanna (Arbogast) Kirby and was a native of Eckhart. He entered the Army last March and had been in an Army hospital nine weeks before coming home on furlough. He formerly worked for the U. S. Forestry Service in Garrett County.
Published Wednesday, December 6, 1943 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 9, col. 6.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted March 29, 2017

 

KIRBY, Harry E.

Harry E. Kirby Services
Military services were held yesterday for Pfc. Harry E. Kirby, 29 Browning street, who died Sunday afternoon. Services were conducted by the Rev. C. K. Welch pastor of the Bethany United Brethren Church, officiating. Fort Cumberland Post, No. 13, American Legion, was in charge at the grave in Rose Hill Cemetery. The color guard was composed of Wesley H. Abrams and F. Earl Brode, color bearers were George M. Leib and William Winters. Joseph M. Fradiska, sounded taps. Pallbearers were John McLaughlin, John Lewis, Edgar Arbogast, Leonard Kirby, Thomas Gray and Carl Busey.
Published Friday, December 10, 1943 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 13, col. 2.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted March 29, 2017


KIRBY, Harry E.

Cards of Thanks
We take this means to thank our friends for their kindness and sympathy extended to us during our recent bereavement, the death of our brother, Harry E. Kirby. The floral tributes and loan of cars for the funeral were so greatly appreciated.
BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted March 29, 2017

KIRBY, J. Leo

"FROSTBURG - J. Leo Kirby, 10163 Sutherland Road, Silver Spring, a former resident of Frostburg, died Friday in Holy Cross Hospital, Washington, D.C.  Born in Vale Summit, he was the son of the late John and Anna (McGann) Kirby. He was a retired employe of the U. S. Navy. He was a member of St. Bernadette's Catholic Church in Silver Spring.  Surviving are his widow, Irene (Frick) Kirby; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Murphy, Mrs. Irene Logan and Mrs. Frances Fehiner, all of Washington; one son, John C. Kirby, Washington; two sisters, Miss Anne A. Kirby and Mrs. Dorothy Cherry, both of Washington, and 10 grandchildren.  The body is at the Warren E. Pumphrey Funeral Home, 8434 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring.  A requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. today at St. Bernadette's Church, Silver Spring, with interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery there."
The News, Cumberland, Maryland Tue 1 Aug 1967
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 4, 2011

KIRBY, John

OBITUARY.
News was received here yesterday of the death at his home in Ocean, of Mr. John Kirby. Saturday at 12 o'clock, after several weeks’ illness. The deceased was seventy-one years of age and is survived by his wife and three sons and one daughter. as follows; Messrs. Chas. Kirby, of Pekin; William M., of near Lonaconing; and John R. of Eckhart mines, and Mrs. Kate Park, of Horse Run, near Oakland. The funeral look place this afternoon at 2 o'clock; the remains being brought to Frostburg and interment made in Allegany cemetery. Rev. Alexander C. Haverstick conducted the services. The deceased was well known here having worked in the mines for a number of years for the Consolidation Coal Company.
Published Monday, August 1, 1904 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 2, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted September 10, 2015

KIRBY, John

Mining Region News - John Kirby, a respected citizen of Mt. Savage, this county, died at the Western Maryland hospital, last night at 7 o'clock, of kidney trouble, aged 75 years. The deceased many years ago resided in this city. He is survived by several grown children; his wife having died a number of years ago. The remains were taken to Mt. Savage this morning on the 9:50 train of the C. & P. R. R. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in the cemetery at Mt. Savage.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, March 12, 1907
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010
 


KIRBY, Mrs. John, Sr.

Almost a Centenarian, She Passed Peacefully Away Yesterday
Mrs. John Kirby died at Vale Summit yesterday morning at 9:30 o'clock, at the age of ninety-one years. Death resulted from old age. Mrs. Kirby passed peacefully away, her death marking the close of an earnest, faithful and well-spent life. In many respects she was a remarkable woman. She possessed a wonderful memory, had ma (not readable) and remembered plainly many historical interests in the earlier history of this county. She was born in County Cork, Ireland, in 1806 and came to this country (not readable) three years ago. With her husband John Kirby, Sr., she took up her residence at once in Allegany county, settling near Vale Summit.
(The subsequent paragraphs were un-readable.)
The Evening Times, Cumberland, November 4, 1897
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010

KIRBY, Mrs. John

"MRS. JOHN KIRBY DEAD--Almost a Centenarian She Passed  Peacefully Away Yesterday--
Mrs. John Kirby died at Vale Summit yesterday morning at 9:30 o’clock, at the age of ninety-one years. Death resulted from old age. Mrs. Kirby passed peacefully away, her death marking the close of an earnest, faithful and well-spent life.  In many respects she was a remarkable woman. She possessed a wonderful memory, had ma (not readable) and remembered plainly many historical interests in the earlier history of this county.  She was born in County Cork, Ireland, in 1806 and came to this country sixty three years ago. With her husband John Kirby, Sr. she took up her residence at once in Allegany county, settling near Vale Summit. (The subsequent paragraphs were un-readable.) About ___ years ago her husband died and ___ ___ ___ living with her daughter Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald. When she died her chiildren, Mrs. Fitzgerald, Mr. John Kirby of Vale Summit, and Mr. W. F. Kirby of this city were at her side. ___ ___ ___confined to her room for a year.  Her funeral ___ ___ ___ Friday morning at ___ ___ ___ St. Michael's church. ___ ___ __ high mass of requim ___ ___. Interment will be in the ___ ___ with the ___."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Marylnd, Thu 4 Nov 1897
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted September 28, 2012


KIRBY, Mrs. John

A Remarkable Old Lady Borne to Her Final Resting Place
The funeral of Mrs. John Kirby, whose death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald, near Vale Summit, Wednesday morning, as noted in the Times, took place yesterday morning from St. Michael's church at Frostburg. The interment was in the cemetery connected with that church. The following were pall bearers: Michael O'Rourke, Michael Sullivan, James Scally, Henry Kain, Michael Condon and Thomas Condon. Mrs. Kirby was a very old lady and was at the time of her death one of the oldest, if not the oldest, woman in Allegany County, being ninety-one years of age. For sixty-three years she had been a resident of this county. She not only had a large relationship, but an extensive acquaintance throughout this section. A remarkable thing about this venerable old lady was that at the time of her death she had forty-eight grand children and thirty-five great grandchildren, all of whom are living. In addition to this she was the mother of two sons and six daughters, all of whom survive her excepting one daughter, Mrs. K. Cordial, who died about a year ago. The surviving children all live in this county excepting the oldest daughter, who resides in Minnesota. The esteem in which the deceased was held was attested by the large concourse of friends in attendance at the obsequies.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, November 6, 1897
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010

KIRBY, Mrs. John

One Hundred and Two Years
An investigation of family records has proved that this was the correct age of Mrs. John Kirby who died at Vale Summit last November. She was baptized March 18th, 1796 – Lonaconing Review. Mrs. Kirby was the mother of William Kirby of this city.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, March 11, 1898
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010

KIRBY, John James

FUNERAL OF MR. KIRBY ~ At Frostburg This Morning Was the Largest in Many Years. The funeral of Mr. John Kirby, whose death was noted on Saturday, took place at St. Michael’s church, at nine o’clock this morning. The procession, numbering over 70 conveyances,left the residence, Vale Farm, near Vale Summit, at an early hour. Five priests, from Baltimore and Washington, among one whom was Father Schmidt, were present to assist Father Clarke. Mr. Kirby was particularly noted for his kindness to the poor and afflicted families. The Catholic Benevolent Legion, of which he was a member, attended. A large number of friends from towns along the creek and this city witnessed the impressive and beautiful services. The floral tributes were of the most elaborate designs ever seen at any funeral. The bearers were Chas. Henry, Patrick McGannn, Thos. Kain, John McCann, Samuel Jackson, Wm. Grimes.  Published Monday Evening, April 23, 1900 in THE CUMBERLAND ALLEGANIAN, Cumberland, Maryland on page 1, col. 3. (Courtesy of Charles Riend)  Posted November 30, 2016

KIRBY, John James

[Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun] FROSTBURG, MD., April 23 - The funeral of John Kirby, Sr., of Vale Summit, who died at Providence Hospital, Washington, D. C., of Bright's disease, Friday, took place this morning and arrived at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg, at 9 o'clock. Rev. V. T. Schmidt, of Washington, D. C., celebrated a requiem mass and paid a deserved tribute to the noble and qualities of the deceased. The interment was in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery.  Published Tuesday, April 24, 1900 in THE SUN, Baltimore, Maryland on page 8  (Courtesy of Charles Riend)  Posted November 30, 2016

 

KIRBY, John R.

The funeral of Mr. John R. Kirby of near Eckhart who died at his home on Saturday took place Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence where the services were held by Rev. Edwards of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The remains were interred in the Eckhart cemetery in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives. The deceased was 40 years of age and is survived by a number of grown children all-residing in that locality. The floral offerings were very handsome.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, November 12, 1907
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010

 

KIRBY, John Randolph, Jr.

John Kirby, oldest son of Mrs. Hannah Kirby, 17 Cresap street, died at hie home in East Springfield, Ohio, Tuesday after an illness of pneumonia. He was called here two weeks ago to attend the funeral of his brother's baby. On his return home he, was taken ill on the train. He was 28 years old, and besides his mother is survived by his wife and little daughter, Dulcia, and the following brothers and sisters: George, Williams, and Harry Kirby; Mrs. Bert Davis and Mrs. Ruben Carter, Wheeling, W. Va.; Miss Bessie Kirby and Miss Elsie Kirby. He was well known around Eckhart mines where he belonged to the Junior O. U. A. M. He was also a member of the Knights of Pythias of Frostburg. He was buried yesterday from the United Brethren Church of Springfield. Interment was in the church cemetery.  Published Friday, Oct. 11, 1918 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 9, col. 2. (Courtesy of Charles Riend) Posted November 30, 2016

KIRBY, John Randolph, Jr.

It is with deepest sorrow we chronicle the death of John Kirby which occurred at East Springfield. O., Oct. 8, 1918. His death was due to typhoid-pneumonia, being sick only ten days. Death is a visitor that will knock at the door of every home sooner or later. To this young man it came just when life was so sweet and promising. It is so sweet to live in this world that God has made so beautiful, to mingle with those we love, but when the voice of "The Father" speaks and says "It is enough", we can only say, "Thy will be done." John was a man of many noble traits of character and one who was devoted to his home. He was very considerate and thoughtful as to the comfort and welfare of his wife and little daughter. He was a member of tho United Brethren Church of East Springfield, and will be missed in the Sabbath School, especially by those of the Men's Bible class of which he was a faithful member. His work is finished, leaving bereaved hearts. He will not only be missed in the home but by his friends and fellow workmen as well. It is one of the mysteries of an all wise Providence, which sometime, somewhere we will understand. One by one, we are passing down the valley, but beyond this vale of tears there is the hope of an eternal home where we will meet the dear ones gone before, and where we shall know as we are known. How sweet the thought, that we shall meet again. Services were held at the home Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, being conducted by his pastor, Rev, Halterman. His body was laid to rest in the village cemetery neath a mound of flowers, which were given by his fellow workmen, friends and Sabbath School as a last tribute of respect to one they loved. John Kirby was born in Frostburg, Md., Jan. 15, 1890. He was married to Ella Orr Nov. 23, 1912. Two children were born to this union, Francis Willard, who died Mar. 18, 1916, and Dulcie Ruth. He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, little daughter, his mother, four sisters and three brothers, namely: Mrs. Bert Davis, Elm Grove, \V. Va.; Bessie, Mary, Elsie, George, William, and Harvey, all of Cumberland, Md. He was a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics, also Knights of Pythias.  Published October 16, 1918 in THE STEUBENVILLE HERALD-STAR, Steubenville, Ohio on page 7, col. 2.;  (Courtesy of Charles Riend)  Posted November 30, 2016

KIRBY, John Randolph

John Randolph Kirby, 37, of 310 Harrison Street, died this morning in Sacred Heart Hospital. He had been in ill health three weeks. Mr. Kirby was a substitute teacher at Fort Hill High School when he became ill. A 1942 graduate of Fort Hill, he completed work this past June at Frostburg State Teachers College. He was born in Cumberland on December 29, 1921, a son of Mrs. Anna (Lewis) Kirby and the late George A. Kirby. Mr. Kirby was a member of Albert Pike Lodge of Perfection, SR. of McAlester, Okla., and of Rock Lodge 513, AF & Am. of Tulsa, Okla. He was a veteran of World War II. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Madeline E. (Sturtz) Kirby; a son, John R. Kirby Jr., at home; two brothers, George A. and Ronald L. Kirby, both of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Fees, of Oscoda, Mich., and Mrs. Clyde Mann, this city.
The body will be at the Scarpelli Funeral Home tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Published Tuesday, March 10, 1959 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 11, col. 5.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted April 1, 2017

KIRBY, Miss Julia

"MISS JULIA KIRBY, 59, DIES AT SULLIVAN HOME-
Miss Julia Kibry, aged 59 years, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Kirby, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Leo Sullivan, Standish street, last night at 9:15 o'clock.  Miss Kirby was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.  Several years back she was proprietress of a boarding house and was know the city over for her genial manner and good cooking.  She had been in failing health for the past two years.  Miss Kirby was a niece of William F. Kirby, Cumberland, Mr., who died March 24.  Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Aden Dillon and Mrs. Bernard Dilley, this city, and five brothers, John, Edward and Aloysius Kirby, Washington, D. C., and William and Joseph Kirby, this city.  Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Michael's Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland 4 Apr 1930
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 4, 2011
 

KIRBY, Mrs. Madeline Rose Sturtz

CUMBERLAND — Madeline Rose Kirby, 82, of Cumberland, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Now she rests in the arms of her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Born March 11, 1927 in Wellersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Samuel Sturtz, Sr., and Mamie Elizabeth (Gomer) Sturtz. Mrs. Kirby was also preceded in death by her husband, John R. Kirby, Sr., March 10, 1959; two sisters, Gladys Witt and husband Joe and Thelma Shuck and husband Karl; and a brother, Reverend Lloyd S. Sturtz, Jr., and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Madeline retired from Frostburg State University and also worked many years at Sears Roebuck and Company. After retirement she continued working part time for the Bender Family at Service Master of Cumberland. She worked her entire life since leaving home on Dec. 7, 1941 and raised her sons after the death of her husband on March 10, 1959. Madeline had many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was an active member of the Second Baptist Church in Cumberland, prior to her illness. She especially loved the choir and her Sunday School class. Madeline is survived by her sons, John R. Kirby, Jr. and wife Jacqueline, Frostburg and David A. Kirby, Gaithersburg. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, David Lloyd Kirby, Wellersburg, Daniel John Kirby, Frostburg, Lauren Elizabeth Kirby, LaVale and Elizabeth Rose Kirby, Frostburg; her brother-in-law, Ronald Kirby and wife Norma, Conway, S.C.; and her brother’s widow, Joan Sturtz, Beaver Falls, Pa. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Thursday, May 7, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, May 8, 2009 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Sherrill Dillon officiating. Interment will be in Cook’s Cemetery, Wellersburg. Pallbearers will be John R. Kirby, David A. Kirby, David L. Kirby, Daniel J. Kirby, Robert Hadra and James Van. The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Maryland, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
Cumberland Times-News, May 06, 2009
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 16, 2010

 

KIRBY, Mrs. Matilda J. Frankenberry

MT. SAVAGE — Mrs. Matilda J. Kirby, 80, of Calla Hill, died Saturday at Miners Hospital, Frostburg following an illness of two years. Born in Ryde, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy (Miller) Frankenberry. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Kirby. Mrs. Kirby was a member of the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church and the Mt. Savage Rebecca Lodge. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mabel Elliott, Frostburg; two sons, Raymond R. Kirby, LaVale and Robert Kirby, Winston Salem, N. C.; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Rice Mt. Savage, and Miss Esther Frankenberry, Eckhart; three brothers, Edwin, James and Joseph Frankenberry, all of Mt. Savage; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 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 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Kenneth C. Hamrick officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Savage Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles Frankenberry, Howard Frankenberry, Jerry Frankenberry, Roger Frankenberry, David Gentry and Robert Ringer.
The Cumberland News, Monday, March 31, 1969
Posted June 22, 2009

 

KIRBY, Mrs. Nellie Irene Kinkead

Kitzmiller. Md., Nov. 19 ~ Attended Kirby Funeral ~ Among those who attended the funeral of Mrs. Nellie Kirby, who died November 14, were Mrs. Ward Parsons, son Walter, daughters, Misses Majorie and Auziene and Mrs. Pricilla Kinkead, Mr. and Mrs. Dane Taster and family and Charles Sowers, Akron, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Ward Haines and Miss Marion Kinkead, Cumberland; Mrs. John Radcliffe and daughter Catherine, Miss Bertha Bischoff, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Gower and family of Ridgeley, W. Va.; Miss Majorie Dawson, Mrs. Fanny Oas and family and Elrick Barnard of Keyser, W. Va.; L. K. Kight and family of Piedmont; Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Kight, Nethken, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Jones of Schill, W. Va.; Trout Warnick, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Turner and family, Hubert Warnick and family, Frank Warnick, Midland, Md.; Calvin Warnick and family, Harry Harvey and family, Luke, Md.; Mrs. Chas. Paugh of Barnum, W. Va.; Ferdinard Warnick and family, John Richards and family, John Davis and family; Mrs. Clemmie Bailey, Mrs. Laura Lee and family of Morgantown, W. Va.;  Mr and Mrs. Homer Sell and family of Breedlove, W. Va.: and J. W. Schwinsbart and family of Sulphur, W Va.; Frank Rafter and Alvie Bender Washington, D. C.; Richard Kiffer of Uniontown, Pa.  The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Mr. Webb of Union Grove assisted by her pastor, Rev. C. R. Kupfer, at the M. E. Church. Interment at the Nethken Hill cemetery.  Six of her graduating classmates and six other friends were flowergirls, namely: Margaret Pool, Mabel Wrightsman, Alice Hartley, Gladys Sharpless, Thelma Saucer, Thressa Harvey, Louise Browning, Margaret Davis, Elisabeth Pool, Virginia Barrick, Louise Moore and Ruth Long. The pallbearers were: the only boy graduate of her class, Clever Poole and Roy Robinson, Justin Arnold, Wilson Sharpless, Mike Hickey, and Harry Wilson. She is survived by her husband Gilbert Kirby, father, mother, two sisters Ruth and Majorie, and one brother Morris all at home.  Published Tuesday, November 19, 1929 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 14, col. 1.;  (Courtesy of Charles Riend)  Posted November 30, 2016

 

KIRBY, Philip

Mt. Savage, Md., March 12 - Mr. Philip Kirby, whose death was announced yesterday, was born in Frostburg on April 1, 1831, and had he lived until the first of next month he would have reached the 76th milestone of his life. His father was one of the first settlers of Frostburg. Deceased came here from Cumberland in 1882, and secured employment in the C. & P. R. R. Co's carpenter shops, where he worked as a carpenter for quite awhile. He was a Democrat of the first water and it has been said of him that he never voted for any man that was not a Democrat. He was a man 76 years of age and never was forty miles away from his home during his whole life. He is survived by the following sons and daughters: Messrs. William, George and Philip Kirby; Mrs. Joseph Crow and Mrs. George H. Rizer. His funeral took place this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the M. E. church and was largely attended. Interment was made in the M. E. cemetery.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, March 13, 1907
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted August 5, 2010
 

KIRBY, Mrs. Salome

KIRBY SERVICE
A service for Mrs. Salome Kirby, 89, formerly of Mt. Savage, who died Monday will be conducted at the Kight Funeral Home tomorrow at 1 p. m. Rev. Kenneth C. Hamrick will officiate and burial will be in St. Luke's Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles Cubbage, Kenneth Cubbage, Grant Wallizer, George Loy, James Smith and Richard Rizer.

The Cumberland News, Wednesday, March 20, 1968
Posted June 22, 2009

 

KIRBY, Mrs. Stella Crowe (Mary Estella)

Mt. Savage, Md., Nov. 29—Funeral services for Mrs. Stella (Crowe) Kirby, 72, wife of William Kirby, who died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, were held Monday, at 2 p. m. at the Methodist Episcopal church, Rev. G. D. Sampson, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the M. E. Cemetery. The pallbearers were Louis Beal, William Holsinger. Chris Pollock, Howard Stevens, William Lancaster and Richard Sourbrine; flower bearers, Howard Sine, Jr., Thomas Hughes, Charles Sine,  Marshall Black and Robert Kirby, Joseph M. FHzpatrick.
Cumberland Evening Times, Tuesday, November 29, 1938
Posted June 22, 2009
 

KIRBY, Mrs. Veronica Lyons

"Frostburg--The body of Mrs. Veronica (Lyons) Kirby, 50, who died yesterday at Providence Hospital, Washington, arrived at Hafer's Funeral Home this afternoon and will remain there until funeral services are held Wednesday at 9:30 a. m, at St. Michael's Catholic church with interment in the church cemetery.  A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lyons, Frostburg, Mrs. Kirby is survived by her husband, Aloysius Kirby and one son, John Joseph Kirby, Washington.  Three sisters, Mrs. E. P. Joyce and Miss Margaret Lyons, LaVale and {Mrs} E. F. Shover, Alliance, O, also survive."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 21 Aug 1944
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 4, 2011

KIRBY, William

Frostburg News Frostburg, Md., June 12.
Death of William Kirby.
William Kirby, aged 35 (?) died Tuesday morning at his home in Eckhart. He is survived by his wife and three children.  The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg, with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Cumberland Evening Time, Thursday, June 12, 1919
Posted June 22, 2009

 

KIRBY, William Cornelius

FROSTBURG ~ MONDAY. News was received here Sunday afternoon of the death at his home of Mr. William Kirby Sr., at three o'clock, after a lingering illness from pneumonia. He was one of the oldest citizens of Eckhart Mine and was sixty years old. Mr. Kirby was well known by a number of people at this place. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Kirby, and the following children, William Kirby Jr., John R. Kirby, Mrs. Charley Atkinson, Misses Rose and Ella Kirby, all of Eckhart mines and Mrs. Charley Welsh, of Borden mine. The funeral will take place Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Michael's Catholic church, of which the deceased was a consistent member.  Published Thursday, June 2, 1904 in THE CUMBERLAND ALLEGANIAN, Cumberland, Maryland on page 6, col. 3.  (Courtesy of Charles Riend)  Posted November 30, 2016

KIRBY, William F.
 
William F Kirby, 80, retired Potomac Edison Company steam line foreman, a native of Frostburg for 50 years, a resident of Cumberland, died at 3:30 a.m. today in Allegany Hospital following an abdominal operation on Saturday where he was taken from his home, 7 Race Street.  Mr Kirby had been retired for about 12 years.  Mr Kirby is survived by his wife, Annie Paul Kirby; by three sons, George L and C Dale Kirby, this city and Frank W Kirby of Detroit; by three daughters, Mrs Robert J Hatton and Mrs Arch D Perdew, this city and Mrs Harry White, Greensburg, Pa; by one sister, Mrs Margaret Ahrberg, Pittsburgh; by ? grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday from St Mary's Catholic Church, Oldtown Road.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in the family plot where a son is buried.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, March 24, 1930 - pg 6, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 29, 2012

 

KIRBY, William H.

Mt. Savage - William H. Kirby, 80, died yesterday at Miners Hospital where he was admitted last Thursday. A native of Mt. Savage, he was a son of the late William A. and Stella (Crowe) Kirby. Mr. Kirby was a member of the Methodist Church at Mt. Savage and was a retired employe of the Engineering Department of the Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Company. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Matilda (Frankenberry) Kirby; a daughter, Mrs. Harry Elliott, Frostburg; two sons, Raymond E. Kirby, LaVale,and Robert K. Kirby, Walkerstown, N.C.: four sisters, Mrs. Priscilla Black, Barberton, Ohio; Mrs. Maude Holsinger and Mrs. Mildred Sine, both of Mt. Savage, and Mrs. Ruth Higgins, Cumberland; a brother, Roy Kirby, Mt. Savage; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Kenneth C. Hamrich officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Savage Methodist Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, Wednesday, March 20, 1968
Posted June 22, 2009

 

KIRCHNER, Charles Calvin

HYNDMAN - Charles Calvin Kirchner, 80, died Saturday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital. Born in Hyndman, he was a son of the late Mr. snd Mrs. Daniel Kirchner. Mr. Kirchner was a member of Hyndman Evangelical United Brethren Church. Surviving are his widow, Lucretia (Fait) Kirchner; four children, Mrs. Anna Stuby, Cumberland; Mrs. Janet R. Barnes and Charles M. Kirchner, both of Frederick, and Mrs. Marlene Swauger, Buffalo Mills: two brothers, Luther and Daniel Kirchner, both of Nantiglo; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Fitzpatrick, Ellerslie; Mrs. Bertha Messenger, New York, and Pearl, Ebensburg; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p. m. by Rev. Charles Evans and burial will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 9, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

 

KIRCHNER, Daniel R.

HYNDMAN - Daniel R. Kirchner, 60, of 134 3rd Street, Nanty Glo, Pa., died Saturday at about 8:55 p.m. when he was struck by a car while crossing Pennsylvania State Route 271 in Nanty Glo. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses said Mr. Kirchner walked in front of the oncoming vehicle. Born in Hyndman, he was a son of the late Daniel and Julia (Valentine) Kirchner. He is survived by two brothers, Martin Kirchner, Nanty Glo, and Dewey Kirchner, Arizona; and three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Rosky, Boyertown, Pa.; Mrs. Gertrude Fitzpatrick, Ellerslie; and Mrs. Bertha Slatnick, Brooklyn, N. Y. Services tomorrow in Nanty Glo; interment in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 2, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

 

KIRCHNER, George C.

MEYERSDALE — George C. Kirchner, 71, of here, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital at Johnstown, Pa. He had been in ill health some time. A native of Hyndman, he was born November 17, 1886, a son of the late Daniel and Susan (Mull) Kirchner. His wife, Mrs. Ida (Day) Kirchner, preceded him in death. He is survived by four sons, Frank and George C. Kirchner, both of here; Theodore Kirchner, Baltimore, and Roy Kirchner, Cumberland; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Ickes, Beaverdale, Pa.; five brothers, Harry and Charles Kirchner, both of Hyndman; Daniel and Luther Kirchner, both of Nantyglo, Pa., and Dewey Kirchner, Brooklyn; three sisters, Mrs. Gertie Fitzpatrick, Ellerslie: Mrs. Bertha Messinger, Brooklyn, and Mrs. Pearl Bromsky, Ebensburg, Pa.; 17 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services will be held at the residence on Thursday at 2 p. m. and burial will be in the Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 18, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009
 

KIRCHNER, Harry Leroy

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Harry Leroy Kirchner, 66, died here yesterday at his home after a short illness. A native of Hyndman, he was son of the late Daniel and Susan (Mull) Kirchner. Mr. Kirchner was a retired crossing watchman for the B&O Railroad and was a member of Hyndman Evangelical United Brethren Church. Surviving are his widow, Pearl (Smith) Kirchner; eight children Paul Kirchner, Baltimore; Mrs Kenneth Witt, Silver Spring; and Eugene and Billy Kirchner, Mrs. Floyd Shroyer, Mrs. Clinton Winebrenner, Mrs. Robert Jenkins and Mrs. Manford Emerick, all of here; four brothers, Charles Kirchner, of here; Luther and Daniel Kirchner, both of Nanty Glo; and Dwight Kirchner, New York; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Fitzpatrick, RD 1, Hyndman; Mrs. Bertha Messenger, Brooklyn, N. Y., and Mrs. Pearl Devore, Evansburg; 13 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. A. F. Thomas. Burial will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 18, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009
 

KIRCHNER, Mrs. Helen Louise Layman

FROSTBURG — Helen Louise Kirchner, 63, of Frostburg, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016, at home. Born on Aug. 22, 1952, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Helen (Smith) Layman. She was also preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Ruth Kirchner; and her father-in-law, Roy Kirchner. Helen was a graduate of Beall High School. She was a certified nursing assistant. She was a lifelong member of Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Frostburg. Helen enjoyed doing word searches, being with her husband, and loved cats and dogs. Surviving are her husband, James Kirchner; one son, James Kirchner and wife, Sherry; one daughter, Dayla L. Cook and husband, Rick; one sister, Peggy Tomlinson and husband, Bob; one brother, Harry John Eugene Layman and wife, Beth; three grandchildren Sahana, Rebecca, and Katie; numerous nieces and nephews. As per her request, she will be cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Frostburg, on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at 11 a.m. Arrangements are entrusted to the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.
Cumberland Times-News, March 21, 2016
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 26, 2016

 

KIRCHNER, Ida B.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Ida B. Kirchner, 58, wife of George Kirchner, 156 Keystone Street, died this morning at the Hazel McGilvery Hospital where she had been a patient since last Saturday evening. A native of Hyndman, she was born July 2, 1889, and had resided in Meyersdale the past four years. She came here from Dulo. In addition to her husband and mother, Mrs. Mary E. Day, she is survived by four sons, Frank Kirchner, at home; Theodore Kirchner, Baltimore; Roy Kirchner, Cumberland; George C. Kirchner, this city; a daughter, Dorothy Ickes, Beaverdale; a sister, Viola Kirchner, this city; three brothers, William Day, McKeesport; Irvin Day, Connellsville; John Day, Fairhope. The body will remain at the home where services will be held Monday afternoon. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 10, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 

KIRCHNER, Miss Lilly Rebecca

HYNDMAN - Miss Lilly Rebecca Kirchner, 58, Fairhope, died yesterday in Meyersdale Communify Hospital. A native of this area, she was a daughter of the late William and Martha (Miller) Kirchner. Surviving are a brother, John Kirchner, Fairhope; five sisters Mrs. Rose Deneen, Hyndman; Mrs. Violet Stahlman, Corriganville; Mrs. Bertha Logsdon and Mrs. Nettie Kennell, both of RD 1, Hyndman, and Mrs. Bessie Deneen, Cairnbrook. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, where a service will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. Rev. Charles Evans will officiate and interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 21, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

 

KIRCHNER, Mrs. Martha Ann Miller

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Mrs. Martha Ann Kirchner, 80, died yesterday. A native of Bedford Valley, she was born May 25, 1877, and was a daughter of the late Jerry and Rebecca (Wertz) Miller. Her husband was the late William W. Kirchner. Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Rosa Deneen, of here; Mrs. Bertha Logsdon and Mrs. Nettie Kennell, both of RD 1, Hyndman; Mrs. Violet Stahlman, Corriganville; Mrs. Bessie Deneen, Cairnbrook; and Miss Lillie Kirchner; a son, John Kirchner, at home; 24 grandchildren. She was a member of the Evangelical Church. Zeigler Funeral Home; services Thursday; interment Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 14, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 7, 2009

 

KIRCHNER, Samuel

MEYERSDALE - Samuel Kirchner, 67, died in Meyersdale Community Hospital yesterday following an illness of two months. A native of Hyndman, he was a son of the late Daniel and Susan (Mull) Kirchner. He had been employed by the Pennsylvania State Roads until his retirement two years ago. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Viola (Day) Kirchner; three sons Benjamin Kirchner, at home; Robert Kirchner, of here; and Samuel Kirchner Jr., Baltimore; a daughter, Mrs. William H. Legas, also of this place; three brothers, George Kirchner, also of here; and Charles and Henry Kirchner, both of Hyndman; a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Fitzpatrick, of Ellerslie, Md., and seven grandchildren. The body is at the residence with services to be conducted at 2 p. m. Friday from the Meyersdale Methodist Church. Interment will be in Meyersdale Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 30, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 10, 2009

KIRK, Mrs. Catherine McKenzie

WESTERNPORT — Mrs. Catherine Kirk, 59, died yesterday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, shortly after being admitted. She had been in ill health. Born in Nikep, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence E. and Catherine (Nolan) McKenzie. Surviving are her husband, Lester Kirk; three daughters, Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald, McCoole and Mrs. Edwin Clark and Mrs. Darrell Broadwater, both of Barton; three brothers, Aloysius McKenzie, Luke; Joseph McKenzie, Barton, and Edward McKenzie, Leetsdale, Pa.; six sisters, Mrs. John Timney, Pontiac, Mich.; Mrs. Elwood Kennealy, Keyser; Mrs. Leonard Johnson, Flintstone; Mrs. Dayton Chaney, Barton; Mrs. Olin O'Haver and Mrs. Wilmer Whiteman, both of Nikep; and five grandchildren. The body is in the Boal Funeral Home where friends will be received tomorrow and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 10, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 17, 2011

 

KIRK, Mrs. Gladys Marie Moffatt

"Mrs. Gladys Marie Kirk, 67, of RD 1, Old Route 36, Westernport, died Saturday, May 19, 1990, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser. Born in Lonaconing January 28, 1923, she was a son {sic} of Jean Mitchell Moffatt, Lonaconing, and the late James Moffatt. Mrs. Kirk was a member of Gospel Hall, Lonaconing. Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband, William Kirk; four sons, James, Kirk, Roger Kirk, Gary Kirk, at home; Wayne Kirk, Lonaconing; one brother, Gilbert Moffatt, Lonaconing; two sisters, Mrs. William Symons, Lonaconing and Mrs. Mary Langham, Barton; two grandchildren...Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills."
about May 19, 1990, publication not noted
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted December 11, 2010

 

KIRK, Mrs. Hattie Elizabeth Smith

Mrs. Hattie Elizabeth Kirk, 73, of 800 Columbia Avenue, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, where she was admitted Wednesday. Mrs. Kirk was born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Hall) Smith. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers and the Third Order of St. Francis. Surviving, in addition to her husband, Maurice, are two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Lee Palmer and Mrs. Patricia Ann Shaffer, both of Cumberland; one son, Maurice J. Kirk, Cumberland; two brothers, William and Leo J. Smith, both of Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Johnson, Cumberland, and Mrs. Rose Lee Rhoads, Hamden, Conn., and nine grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. The Christian Mothers and the Third Order of St. Francis will recite the rosary today at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland News, March 25, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 18, 2010


KIRK, James E 
 
James E Kirk, 77, veteran post office employe died at 4 a.m. yesterday at his home, 406 Maryland, following a long illness.  Mr Kirk was a son of the late Mr and Mrs Patrick Kirk and was born on shipboard while his parents were enroute to the United States from Ireland.  He entered the mail service as a mail messenger in 1887 when the post office was at Baltimore and Liberty streets.  Ashel Willison was postmaster.  Mr Kirk in those days carried the mail between the railroad stations and the post office in a wheel barrow.  As business of the office increased, he obtained a larger wheel barrow and the a push cart which was followed by a horse and wagon.  With the advent of the motor truck, he was assigned to carry the mail between the street cars and the post office.  He retired from the service five years ago.  Mr Kirk is survived by a daughter, Mrs Elmer Reed, this city; one son, Hugh Kirk, New York City and a grandson, James H Kirk.  He was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of St George.  Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. tomorrow at St Patrick's Church with burial in the church cemetery.  It has been requested that no flowers be sent.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 27, 1930 - pg 9, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted January 31, 2014  

KIRK, John J
 
Mr John J Kirk, eldest son of James E Kirk, who some months ago went to Denver, Col for his health, died at that place Wednesday, death resulting from tuberculosis.  Besides his father, he leaves a sister, Mrs Elmo Reed; a brother, Mr Hugh Kirk who is one of the feature acts of the Ringling Brothers Circus and his wife and a six year old son.  Mrs Kirk and her son were on their way to Colorado to see Mr Kirk and she had stopped off in Carlisle, Pa to spend a day with her parents, after which she continued on her way.  The remains will be brought to Cumberland for interment.  Mr John J Kirk was well known in Cumberland also in the show business all over the country.  Some years ago, he and his brother, Hugh, started on the road with a minstrel show, doing a tight wire act and later they went with the large tent shows.  Later he returned to Cumberland and for a time managed the Welland Theatre, a moving picture show in the building that formerly stood on the site of the Wertheimer Building in which the Victoria Theatre is now located.  Later he took charge of the Merryland Park and was one of the partners in the business.  The deceased had many friends in Cumberland and was well versed in matters connected with the theatrical and show business.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, May 2, 1913 - pg 16, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 14, 2014
 

KIRK, John Joseph

PIEDMONT, WV- Services for John Joseph Kirk, 66, native of here, who died March 23 in Anthony Hospital, Gallup, NM, were held in the Sacred Heart Cathedral there March 26. Mr. Kirk went to Gallup 41 years ago and after a brief period in banking, took over an Indian trading post. He became one of the largest dealers in Indian rugs. At one time he operated at least half a dozen ranches, together with 15 trading posts. During his years at Gallup, Mr. Kirk held many posts, serving at various times as mayor, county commissioner, exalted ruler of the Elks, president of Kiwanis, president of the Ceremonial Board and as director of the Chamber of Commerce. He was a Fourth Degree and charter member of the Knights of Columbus there and had served as grand knight of the organization. Prior to going west Mr. Kirk work in a Gorman, MD bank. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Kirk; five children and a sister, Mrs. James Cavanaugh.
Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1951
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 12, 2009

 

KIRK, Joseph M.

“Joseph M. Kirk, 418 Ali Brake Avenue, Wilmerdlng, Pa., native of Midland, died yesterday. He was a son of Mrs. Mary Kirk and the late John Kirk, and resided with his mother. He is also survived by two brothers John and William Kirk, of Wilmerding, and two sisters, Mrs. Michael Gibbons, of Wilkensburg, Pa., and Mrs. John P. Coyle, of Wilmerding.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday in St. Alphonsus Catholic church, Wilmerding.”
“The Cumberland Evening Times” Cumberland, Maryland Monday, October 19, 1942 Page 9  
[Note: He was the son of John James Kirk and Mary McGreevy Kirk]
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 3, 2009

KIRK, Martin E.

Martin E Kirk, age 31, died at the home of his father, 48 Maryland Ave, at 4:30 this morning after an illness of 14 days.  Mr Kirk up to three months ago was connected with the Hagenback-Wallace circus that showed in Cumberland last fall.  He had charge of the concessions.  He left the show three months ago when his health failed.  He is survived by his father, James, one sister, Mrs Elmo Reed, at home and one brother, Hugh Kirk, now traveling out of Omaha, Neb on a vaudeville circuit.  The funeral arrangements will not be made until the brother arrives home.  The family requests that flowers be omitted.  Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, February 15, 1916 - pg 7, col 3;  Find A Grave Memorial# 127140994; (Courtesy of Pat Dailey)  Posted January 28, 2017

KIRK, Patrick
 
KIRK 02 Jun 1894 The death of Mr Patrick Kirk occurred on Wednesday (May 30) at his residence on Cecelia Street after an illness of some time. He was in his 70th year and leaves one son, James Kirk, mail carrier for the Cumberland office. The funeral is Friday with a requiem mass at St Patricks with interment in St Patrick's Cemetery.
2 June 1894; Excerpts from The Cumberland Times transcribed by Charles Often
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 14, 2014

KIRKPATRICK, Frank  

KIRKPATRICK 28 Jan 1882 The No 418 freight train wrecked into a landslide on the Connellsville road yesterday around Four Oaks, 20 miles from Cumberland. The engineer, Mr Frank Kirkpatrick was killed. He was 32 years and 7 months of age. He lives on N Centre Street with his wife and a sick child. The fireman, Henry Brinker was wedged in the ruble and steam was pouring upon him and he is not expected to live. He lives in Latrobe PA. The brakeman, Solomon Hentsell was also wedged in the ruble and suffered a broken leg. The remains of Frank D Kirkpatrick took place from the residence of his mother Mrs Taefel on Polk Street. His brother David Kirkpatrick from Hagerstown and a ½ brother, Fred Taefel of Newark OH attended the funeral. Also attending was Mr Dorsey Campbell of Hagerstown, a brother of his mother. His remains were interred in the German Lutheran Cemetery.
28 January 1882; Excerpts from The Cumberland Times transcribed by Charles Often
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 18, 2014

KIRKPATRICK, William Sr.

Mr. Wm. Kirkpatrick. Sr., died at his home in Detmold Wednesday morning at 4:15 o’clock, of miner’s asthma, aged 68 years.  He is survived by his wife, and the following children: Mrs. Philip Hopwell and Mrs. Terrence Wood, of Lonaconing, and Mrs. William Hyde, of Barton and Miss Bertie Kirkpatrick of Detmold and Mr William Kirkpatrick of Germany, Pa.  The funeral will take place Friday afternoon from the late residence.  Interment will be in Old Coney Cemetery. Cumberland Alleganian; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, December 13, 1906 - pg 6, col 4; Find A Grave Memorial# 5032126 (Courtesy of Pat Dailey) Posted September 9, 2016

KIRKPATRICK, William

"The funeral of William Kirkpatrick took place from his late home in Barton yesterday afternoon. Services were held at the house, the Rev. William Anthony officiating, assisted by his choir. Interment was made in Laruel Hill cemetery. William Kirkpatrick was a brakeman on the B & O and, while riding on the engine of his train, fell off and was so severely injured that he died a few hours later in the Miner's Hospital in Fairmont. He was only 19 years old."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 8 Nov 1909
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 26, 2013


KIRKPATRICK, William
 
"Twenty Years Ago--William Kirkpatrick, of Barton, a B. & O. trainman, died of injuries received at Calfax, in a fall from his train."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 6 Nov 1929 [d.o.d. 6 Nov. 1909]
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 26, 2013

  

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