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MEADE, Mrs. Alice Elizabeth Farrell

"Mrs. Alice Elizabeth Meade, 52, Calla Hill, Mt. Savage, died Sunday in Sacred Heart Hospital.  She was born in Mt. Savage and was a daughter of the late John D. Farrell. Her mother, Rosella (McAtee) Farrell is still living.  Survivors other than her mother include her husband, Walter Meade, a son, Daniel Meade, at home; five daughters, Mrs. Donald Robenson, Baltimore; Carole Ann Meade, Silver Spring; Joan, Janet and Jane, all at home; four brothers, Raymond Farrell, Cumberland; Edward Farrell, Mt. Savage; James Farrell, Midland, and Francis Farrell, McLean, Va.  Five sisters, Mrs. Catherine Sweene, Frostburg; Mrs. John Collins, Mrs. Howard King and Mrs. James Kelly, all of Cumberland; Mrs. John Kirby, Washington, and three grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Patrick's Church of Mt.  Savage, Catholic Daughters of America and the Sodality. The Rosary will recited today at 8 p.m. by the two organizations.  The body is at Stein's Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 10 a. m. from St. Patrick's Church, Mt. Savage and interment will be in St. Patrick' Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Wilbert Logsdon, James Collins, Michael Kenney, Gregory King, Edward Malloy and James Gillespie."
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland 15 June 1965
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 4, 2011

MEADOWS, Mrs. Rosa Lubin Seay

FORT ASHBY, W.Va. - Mrs. Rosa Lubin Meadows, 76, Fort Ashby, died Monday, April 17, 1989, in the hospice unit at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born Aug. 10, 1912, in Matoaca, Va., she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Seay. Mrs. Meadows was a member of the Matoaca Baptist Church and the Fort Ashby Board of Elections. Surviving are her husband, Joseph S. Meadows, Fort Ashby; three sons, J. Eugene Meadows, Philip C. Meadows, both of Fort Ashby, and J. Wilton Meadows, Cumberland; one brother, Frank Lubin, Petersburg, Va.; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Ashby Funeral Home. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Fort Ashby, by the Rev. James E. Shepherd II. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, Tuesday, April 18, 1989
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

MEADOWS, Mrs. Wilda M. Kenney, nee Zimmers

FROSTPROOF, Fla. — Wilda M. Kenney Meadows, 83, of Frostproof, formerly of Fort Ashby, W.Va., died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997, at the home of her daughter, Mary Lou Wagoner. Born May 26, 1914, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Luther and Bertha (Fogle) Zimmers. She also was preceded in death by her first husband, C. Edgar Kenney. Mrs. Meadows opened the Country Roads Restaurant in Fort Ashby on March 6, 1974. She owned and operated the business until 1991. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where she belonged to the United Methodist Women, and she was a charter member of the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Seth Meadows; three sons, James E. Kenney, Frostproof; K. Dean Kenney and wife Karen, Greer, S.C.; and William Douglas Kenney and wife Cynthia, Fort Ashby; three daughters, W. Kay Meadows and husband Philip, Fort Ashby; Deanna L. Brandt and husband Darrell, Ridgeley; and Mary Lou Wagoner and husband Darrel, Fort Ashby; three stepsons, Philip Meadows and wife Kay, Gene Meadows and wife Betty Lou, and Wilton Meadows and wife Sheri, all of Fort Ashby; 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-granddaughter. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Fort Ashby, on Thursday. The body will be taken to Trinity United Methodist Church on Friday. The service will begin at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dallas Forren officiating. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Thursday.  
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, Thursday, December 4, 1997
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 29, 2017



MEADOWS/MEDERS, Louis

MEADOWS 28 Feb 1881 Mr Louis Meadows, a B & O engineer, died Saturday (26 Feb ) at his residence on Decatur Street. He was 35 years of age and leaves a wife and a son and a daughter. Consumption was the cause of death. The funeral is at St Patrick's Catholic Church and burial in the St Patrick's burial grounds.
Excerpts from The Cumberland Times; 28 February 1881
transcribed by Charles Often
Posted March 24, 2012

MEAGER, Mrs. Dorothy Connor

SOMERSET, Apr. 11 — Mrs. Dorothy Connor Meager, 72, died Tuesday at the home of a son, John H., at Havre de Grace, Md. There are two sons, two daughters, two brothers and two sisters. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 11, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

MEAGER, Edwin J.
 
E. J. Meager (Edwin), Dale Street, Meyersdale, died Sept. 11, 1975, in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Meyersdale, he was a son of the late Jonathon and Savilla (Hyder) Meager. Surviving are his wife, the former Eleanor Miller, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Schnelzer, Meyersdale. He owned and operated the E. J. Meager Garage here since 1932. He was a member of Meyersdale Volunteer Fire Department and BPOE Lodge 1951. Funeral service was conducted Saturday afternoon in Price Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Snyder officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery, Meyersdale.
Meyersdale Republic, September 18, 1975
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted November 30, 2013

MEAGER, Mrs. Eleanor B. Miller
 
Eleanor B. Meager, 98, Meyersdale, died June 4, 2011, at Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center.  Born March 30, 1913, in Grantsville, Md., daughter of the late William H. and Myrtle Blanche (Peters) Miller.  Also preceded in death by her husband, Edwin J. Meager. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Hilton and Esther Hauger, Garrett. She retired from Meyersdale Manufacturing after 28 years of service. A member of Amity United Church of Christ, Meyersdale, and a former member of the Meyersdale Fire Department Auxiliary. A memorial service will be conducted 11 am Wednesday at the Amity United Church of Christ, Meyersdale. The Rev. Harold R. Garlick officiating. Interment Meyersdale Area Union Cemetery. Arrangements by William Rowe Price Funeral Home Inc., Meyersdale.
Meyersdale Republic - June 5, 2011
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted November 30, 2013

MEAGER, Mrs. Elsie Bogie

Lonaconing - Mrs Elsie (Bogie) Meager, wife of Joseph Meager, 664 Sixth Street, Trafford, Pa, died there January 2 after a long illness.  She was a former resident of Lonaconing.  Also surviving are a son, William Meager, Trafford; Mrs Gordon Eves, Trafford and Mrs John Cole, Buffalo, NY; a brother Alex Bogie, Lonaconing; two sisters, Mrs Elizabeth Byers, Lonaconing and Mrs Jane Bishop, Jackson, Mich; 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.  Services and burial were held in Trafford.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, January 10, 1968 - pg 9, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 2, 2014

MEAGER, Howard

Meyersdale, Dec. 24 - Howard Meager, 55, formerly of this place, died Wednesday at his home in Havre de Grace, Md. He was a brother of Mrs. David Harris, Salisbury, and Mrs. H. D. Martin, Meyersdale. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Harris residence, with burial in the Odd Fellows cemetery at Salisbury.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 25, 1932
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 22, 2011

MEAGER, Joseph

Joseph Meager, 90, of Trafford, Pa., and a native of Lonaconing, died April 28. He was a son of the late Richard and Lucinda (Boden) Meager. His wife, Elsie (Bogie) Meager, also of Lonaconing, preceded him in death. Mr. Meager was county tax collector and borough councilman in Trafford for many years. Surviving are a son, William Meager, Irwin, Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Eves, with whom he resided; Mrs. Elsie Cole, Buffalo, N. Y.; a brother, William Meagher, Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Jane McClintock, Chicago; and Mrs. Charlotte Middleton, Cumberland; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. A service was conducted Friday at the David A. Hitter Funeral Home in Trafford and interment was in the Penn Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Cumberland News, May 5, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

MEAGER, Mrs. Mary Savilla

The funeral service for Mrs. Mary Savilla Meager, 77 years old, who died Friday at her home on Light street, Meyersdale, was held this afternoon at the late home with Rev. E. B. May, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial was made in Union Cemetery. Mrs. Meager, native of Meyersdale, is survived by her husband, Jonathan, and the following children: Edward of Meyersdale, Victor of Frostburg, Md., Mrs. C. H. Williams of Wakina, Wash., Mrs. W. A. Brace of Gibon, Ore., and Mrs. Andrew Schnelzer of Meyersdale.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, August 27, 1935
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

MEAGER, Mrs. Pearl C. Hart

Mrs. Pearl C. Meager, 75, of Eckhart, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where she had been a patient one week. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Theresa Conrad Hart. She was a member of the Central Assembly of God Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Mary Winters and Mrs. Emma Beal, both of Eckhart; Mrs. Pearl Eisentrout, LaVale; and Mrs. Norma Abucevicz, Barrelville; three sisters, Mrs. Kathleen Wagner, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Cecile Meek, Huffman; Mrs. Ruth Coniff, Cumberland; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
Cumberland News, October 14, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 

MEAGER, Mrs. Valentina C. Abucevicz
 
MOUNT SAVAGE ~ Valentina C. Meager, 91, of Mount Savage, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, at the Allegany County Nursing Home. Born Feb. 20, 1910, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Eugenia Julia (Radwillowicz) Abucevicz. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Meager in 1951 and one brother, Constantine Abucevicz. She graduated from Mount Savage High School. Mrs. Meager attended Catherman's Business School and Georgia's Beauty Academy. Mrs. Meager was a W.A.A.C. and W.A.C. in the U.S. Army during the World War II. She served in Australia, the Philippines, Leyte and Luzon. She was the recipient of three battle stars. Mrs. Meager was an executive secretary for S. Russ Minter. She was a member of the Barrelsville Presbyterian Church. Survivors include three brothers, Theodore Abucevicz, Philadelphia, Pa., Chester Abucevicz and wife Norma, and George Abucevicz and wife Roberta, all of Mount Savage; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the Barrelsville Presbyterian Church on Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Peter M. Goetschius officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Savage United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Barrelsville Presbyterian Church, c/o Rev. Peter Goetschius, 12724 N. Cresap St., Cumberland, MD 21502.
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001; Cumberland Times, Cumberland, MD.
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 30, 2013 

MEAGER, Victor

FROSTBURG — Victor Meager, 65, retired miner and former employe of the B. and O. Bolt and Forge Shops in Cumberland, died this morning at his home in Eckhart. He had been ill for some time. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Pearl Hart; a son, Robert Meager, Eckhart; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Winters, Mrs. Richard Maudlin and Miss Norma Meager, Eckhart, and Mrs. James Eisentrout, LaVale; a brother, Edwin Meager, Meyersdale, Pa., and three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Brace, Pendleton, Ore.; Mrs. Emma Williams, Yakima, Wash., and Mrs. Mary Sneltzer, Meyersdale.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 26, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

 

MEAGHER, Charles B.

Mr. Charles Meagher, aged 25, of Shaft, a very popular and well known gentleman, was instantly killed by a fall of roof -coal in the mines of the Black, Sheridan and Wilson Coal Company at the Carlos mines on Thursday about noon time. He, with his father and brother, were mining coal when apparently without any warning the roof caved in, catching the unfortunate man and crushing out his life. The deceased was born in Lonaconing but moved with his parents to Shaft about 8 years ago. He was married and leaves a widow and two small children. He is also survived by his father, Mr. Richard Meagher, and the following brothers and sisters: John, Joseph, William and Edward, Charlotte and Emma, all living at Borden Shaft, and Mrs. Jane McClintock, of Shaft, and Mrs. Mary Kelso, of Cumberland. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, February 24, 1911
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

MEAGHER, Charles B.

Frostburg - The funeral of Mr. Chas. B. Meager, who was killed in Carlos Mines on Wednesday of last week, took place on Sunday afternoon from his late home at Borden Shaft. The funeral was a very large one, the deceased being well and favorably known, both here and at Lonaconing where he had lived for a great many years. The services were conducted in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Borden Shaft and were conducted by Rev. W.F. Downing, pastor, assisted by Rev. D.H. Martin, pastor of the First M.E. Church of this place. The funeral came to Frostburg on special cars over the C & W electric railway and was met at Green st. by Mountain City Council No. 11, Jr. Order United American Mechanics, where nearly three hundred members were in line who preceded the funeral to Allegany cemetery, where burial was made. The Order read their funeral service at the grave. The casket was almost covered as it lay in the grave, with evergreens and flags deposited by members of the council. The following acted as pall bearers: Jno. W. Timmons, Chester Hitchens, Thos. G. Jeffries, Geo. E. Taylor, John Dennsmore and Alex. Dennsmore. The flower bearers were Wm. Quinn, James Quinn, Anthony Richardson, Thos. Anderson, Chas. Richardson, Harry Munsie and George Walker.
Published in the Cumberland Alleganian, March 2, 1911
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 26, 2017

 

MEAGHER, Charles W.

Charles W. "Bert" Meagher Sr., 67, of 130 Columbia Street, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient three days. Born in Borden Shaft, he was a son of Mrs. Elizabeth (Plummer) Meagher, Frost Village Nursing Home, and the late William Meagher. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a retired Queen City Brewing Company employee. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Mary A. (Stitcher) Meagher; three sons, Charles W. Meagher Jr. and Carl A. Meagher, both of here; Louis W. Meagher, LaVale; four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Joyce, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Mrs. Rita C. Grimm, Mt. Lake Park; Miss Judith E. Meagher and Mrs. Helen D. Aman, both of here; a brother, Howard O. Meagher, Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Emma McGregor and Mrs. Mary Frantz, both of here, and 15 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Charles W. Meagher Jr., Carl A. Meagher, Louis W. Meager, Edward Joyce II, Edward Joyce III, and Mark A. Grimm.

Cumberland News, Thursday, April 1, 1982
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017

MEAGHER, Mrs. Della M. Tippen

Frostburg - Mrs. Della M. Meagher, of 11 Broadway, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. She had been in ill health for a year. Born in Shaft, she was a daughter of the late George and Margaret (Morgan) Tippen. Her husband, Edgar Meagher, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and of the Sodality. Surviving are one son, Francis Meagher, Baltimore; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Lavin, Frostburg, and Mrs. Hilda Berry, Cumberland; one sister, Mrs. Emma Byrne, Beaver Falls, Pa., nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 A. M., at St. Michael's; burial will follow in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 8 P.M.
The Cumberland News, November 25, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 4, 2010

MEAGHER, Earl C.
 
FROSTBURG - Earl C. Meagher Sr., 62, of 601 Highland Avenue, Chambersburg, Pa., formerly of Frostburg, was dead on arrival yesterday at Chambersburg Hospital. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late John Meagher and Sadie (McClintock) Meagher. He was a retired employee of Huntsberry’s Shoe Store, and was a member of Lodge 600, BPO Elks, Chambersburg. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Betty (Coffey) Meagher, one son, Earl C. Meagher Jr., Clear Spring; one daughter, Mrs. Deborah Ann Patterson, Chambersburg; three brothers, Eston Meagher, Lutherville; Richard Meagher, Kingsville, Texas; Oliver Meagher, Frostburg, and two grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home by the Rev. Dr. Olin Herndon. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland News, Tuesday, September 23, 1980
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017



MEAGHER, Mrs. Edna Conroy

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Edna C. Meagher, 66, of 61 Broadway, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, following a lingering illness. Born in Eckhart, she was a daughter of the late Edward Conroy and Letitia (Dando) Conroy. She was a retired U.S. Government employee and a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Oliver Meagher; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Anderson, Bel Air, and a brother, Paul Conroy, Detroit, Mich. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home today and tomorrow.
Cumberland Evening Times, Saturday, September 5, 1981
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017



MEAGHER, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Plummer
 
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Meagher, 94, formerly of Cresaptown,who resided at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home, died Tuesday at Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Lonaconing, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Plummer and La Vina (Loar) Plummer. Mrs. Meagher was a member of Cresaptown United Methodist Church. Her husband, William E. Meagher, died in August, 1970. She is survived by one son, Howard Meagher, Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Emma McGregor, a patient at the Allegany County Nursing Home; Mrs. Mary Frantz, of the John F. Kennedy Apartments; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Harold R. McClay Jr. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland News, Wednesday, February 6, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017

MEAGHER, Mrs. Florence Jones

LONACONING — Mrs. Florence Meagher, wife of Richard Meagher, formerly of here, died yesterday morning in the Kingsville (Tenn.) Hospital. A native of Lonaconlng, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Emily (Perry) Jones. Besides her husband, she is survived by six sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Moore, Mrs. Caroline Dye, Mrs. Maria Whiteman, Mrs. Priscilla Nicholas and Mrs. Myrtle Ross, all of Barton. Services will b« conducted tomorrow afternoon in the Kingsville Methodist Church and interment will be there.

Published in The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 20, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 26, 2017

MEAGHER, Francis A.

FROSTBURG — Francis A. (Pete) Meagher, 60, of E3 Alder Drive, Baltimore, formerly of Frostburg, died last night at Baltimore. He was born at Shaft, the son of the late Edgar and Della (Tippen) Meagher. A former employee of Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Company, he was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Florence Meagher, and son, Edward Meagher, both of Baltimore, and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Lavin, Frostburg, and Mrs. Helen Berry, Cumberland. The body is at the Connelly Funeral Home in Baltimore. Services and interment will be in Baltimore.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 27, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

 

MEAGHER, Hazel Lorraine

Hazel Lorraine Meagher, 78, of Huntsville died Thursday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Laughlin Service Funeral Home with Dr. R. Laurence Dill officiating. Burial will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Red Hill Cemetery in Whitwell, Tenn. Mrs. Meagher was preceded in death by her husband, Arch W. Meagher. Survivors include one son, William E. Meagher of Huntsville; one daughter, Carolyn Burns of Huntsville; one brother, Carl Thomas of Lynchburg, Va.; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Huntsville Times, December 11, 1999
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 26, 2010

 

MEAGHER, James

Mrs. Mary Cook, 409 Central avenue, received word last night of the death of her father, James Meagher in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Meagher formerly lived in Cumberland.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 2, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009


MEAGHER, John Richard

Frostburg - John R Meagher, 84, of 354 Welsh Hill, died last night at Miners' Hospital where he was admitted last Saturday.  A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Richard and Lucinda (Bowden) Meagher. His wife, Sadie (McClintock) Meagher, preceded him in death.  Mr Meagher was a retired employee of the Extrusion Department at Amecele Plant and was a member of the First Methodist Church of Frostburg.  Survivors include six sons: Richard Meagher, Kingsville, Texas; Eston, Oliver and Marshall, all of Baltimore; James Meagher, Cresaptown and Earl Meagher, Chambersburg, Pa; two daughters: Mrs Inez Dye, at home and Mrs Evan Layman, Frostburg: two sisters, Mrs Jane McClintock, Chicago and Mrs Charlotte Middleton, Cumberland; two brothers, Joseph Meagher, Pennsylvania and William Meagher, Cresaptown; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, June 5, 1962 - pg 18, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 2, 2014

MEAGHER, Marshall

FROSTBURG — Marshall (Mike) Meagher, 48, of Baltimore, a native of Frostburg, died Wednesday in Baltimore. Born in Frostburg, he was the son of the late John and Sadie (McClintock) Meagher. He was a driver for the Cumberland and Westernport Transit Company for a number of years. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Jane Hill, of Frostburg, now residing in Baltimore; a son, Michael Meagher, Baltimore; five brothers, Richard Meagher, of Kingston, Tex., Eston Meagher and Oliver Meagher, both of Baltimore, James Meagher, Cumberland, and Earl Meagher, Chambersburg, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Inez Dye, Frostburg, and two grandchildren. A service will be conducted at the Connolly Funeral Home, Essex, tomorrow. Interment will be in Baltimore.
The Cumberland News, September 13, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

MEAGHER, Robert E.

Robert E. Meager, 35, Barrelville, died yesterday while working on an apartment at 91 Henderson Avenue here. Death was attributed to natural causes. A native of Frostburg, Mr. Meager had resided in Barrelville about one year. He was a son of Mrs. Pearl Meager, Eckhart, and the late Victor Meager. Mr. Meager was employed by the Cumberland Steel Company. He attended Eckhart Methodist Church. Besides his mother and widow, the former Miss Valentia Abucevics, he is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Mary Winters, Mrs. Emma Maudlin and Miss Norma Meager, all of Eckhart, and Mrs. Pearl Eisentrout, LaVale, and several nieces and nephews. The body will remain at his mother's home for services tomorrow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Frank Fratto, pastor of North Cumberland Assembly of God Church, officiating. Burial will take place in Eckhart.
Cumberland Evening Times, January 29, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017

MEAGHER, Richard J.

FROSTBURG - Richard J . "Dick" Meagher, 85, of 1124 South llth Street, Kingsville, Texas, formerly of here, died Saturday in The Hospitality House, Alice, Texas. Born in Shaft on July 2, 1901, he was the son of the late John R. and Sadie (McClintock) Meagher. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence (Jones) Meagher, in 1962. Mr. Meagher retired from the Celanese Fibers Corporation chemical division, Bishop, Texas, in 1965. Surviving are three brothers, Oliver Meagher, Frostburg; James Meagher, Cumberland; Eston Meagher, Baltimore, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Turcott Mortuary, Kingsville, Monday from 10 a.m. to 9p.m. Services will be conducted there Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Kingsville. The family requests that memorials take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 11, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2012

 

MEAGHER, Sadie McClintock

Frostburg - Mrs. Sadie McClintock Meagher, 69, wife of John R. Meagher, Wrights Crossing, died last night at her home.  Mr. and Mrs. Meagher observed their golden wedding anniversary February 26.   In addition to her husband, she leaves two daughters, Mrs. Evan Layman, Star Route, Frostburg, and Miss Inez Meagher, at home; six sons, Richard Meagher, Kingsville, Texas; Marshall Meagher, Baltimore; Easton and James Meagher, Cumberland; Oliver Meagher, Eckhart; and Earl Meagher, Frostburg; a sister, Mrs. George Davis, Somerset, Pa.; and a brother, William McClintock, Chicago.  Mrs. Meagher was a member of the First Methodist Church, Star Council No. 98, Daughters of America, and the Past Councilors Club.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 13, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

MEAGHER, William

William E. Meagher, 84, of John F. Kennedy Homes, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. He had been in ill health the past five years. Born in Lonaconing, he was a son of the late Richard and Lucinda Meagher. A retired Celanese Corporation of America employee, he was a past president of the TWUA 1874. Mr. Meagher also served as a trial magistrate in Cresaptown for eight years and was a member of the Cresaptown Fire Company. Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth (Plummer) Meagher; two sons, Charles W. Meagher, city, and Howard 0. Meagher, Norfolk, Va.; three daughters, Mrs. James McGregor, Mrs. Roy Wilson, city, and Mrs. Donald Frantz, Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Jane McClintock, Chicago, and Mrs. Charlotte Middleton, city; 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Baltimore Avenue 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. A service will be conducted there Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Harold R. McClay Jr. will officiate and burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, August 11, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

MEAGHER, William

IRWIN, Pa. - William Meagher, 77, of 1410 Tenth Avenue, Irwin, Pa., formerly of Trafford, Pa., died Friday in a hospital in Jeannette, Pa. Born in Lonaconing, Md., he was a son of the late Joseph Meager and Elsie (Bogie) Meagher. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Meagher. Mr. Meagher had been a Sunday School superintendent in Trafford for 50 years and was active in church affairs in the Westinghouse Valley. He had lived in Shaft and attended school there. He is survived by two sisters. Friends are being received at the Snyder Funeral Home, Main Street, Irwin. Services will be conducted Monday in the United Methodist Church, Irwin, at 1:30 p.m.
Cumberland Sunday Times, August 1, 1982
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 3, 2017

 

MEAKIN, Mrs. Catherine Martin

Mrs. Catherine Meakin, 75, of Los Angeles, died there Thursday. A native of Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Emma (Wright) Martin and was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Meakin. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ray Rounds, Whittier, Calif.; Mrs. Mary Freal, Catonsville; and four brothers, Stanley Martin, Fred Martin, Arthur Martin and Allan Martin, all of Westernport. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles.
The Cumberland News, December 10, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 12, 2009

MEANS, Mrs. Linda D. Richter

Linda D. Richter Means, 68, of South Connellsville, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at home. She was born Nov. 8, 1945, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Orville D. and Ada Lee Garlick Richter. Linda was a member of Pennsville Baptist Church. She was formerly employed as a secretary for William Garlick and Sons Construction, then as a flagger for 21 years for Golden Eagle Construction. Linda is survived by her husband of ten years, James W. Means; three sons, David Todd Firestone and wife Angela, of Mt. Pleasant, Colby Means and wife Molly, of Rochester, N.Y., and Loren Means and wife Dorae, of Latrobe; four grandchildren, Fallyn Ann, Abigail, Jack and Tommy; two sisters, Patricia Cavalier and husband Francis of South Connellsville, and Marilee Green of Acme; two nephews, John and Terry Lee of South Connellsville; three great-nephews, Terry, Andrew and Francis; a niece, Barbara; an uncle, Dick; an aunt, Betty Pilkington; and Linda's dear friends, who showed their boundless devotion during her illness, Joyce Bartley, Jo Ann Fox and Pat Pierno. A special thank you to Suzanne Delmar (who had been a wonderful blessing) for traveling from Ohio every week to help and be there for her friend's family. In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by a brother, William "Ricky" Richter; a great-nephew, Phillip, and a brother-in-law, Marshall Green. Friends received Monday at the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, and Tuesday until the hour of service at 11 a.m. in Pennsville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Bixel and Rev. Dr. Marvin C. Watson officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park.
d.o.d. Thursday, March 20, 2014; Martucci Funeral Home Obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 20, 2017

MEANS, Roy H.

Roy H. "Lucky" Means, 53, of 604 Braddock Avenue, LaVale, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital following an illness of three weeks. Mr. Means, who was employed as a mill worker at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company plant, was a native of Bedford County, Pa. He was a son of Mrs. Nellie Means Redinger, Chaneysville, Pa. and the late Edward L. Means. Mr. Means is survived by his mother, his stepfather, Herman Redinger, his wife, Mrs. Frances (Durst) Means, a daughter, Mrs. Linda Poorbaugh, Richmond, Va. Also surviving are two half-brothers, Herman Redinger Jr., Flintstone, Floyd Redinger, Cumberland, two half-sisters, Mrs. Barbara Adams, Chaneysville, and Mrs. Betty Clark, Clairville, Pa. A veteran of World War II, Mr. Means was a member of Fort Cumberland Lodge 211, AF and AM, Cumberland Consistory, Scottish Rite, Ali Ghan Shrine Temple and Ali Ghan Motor Corps. The body is at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, LaVale, where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will he conducted at the chapel tomorrow at 11 a.m. in charge of Rev. M. W. Nesselrodt. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale. Fort Cumberland Lodge 211 will conduct a service at the chapel today at 8 p.m.
The Cumberland News, August 1, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 1, 2014

MEANYHAN, Mrs. Mary Ann Cross

Mrs. Mary Ann Meanyhan, 53, of 153 Polk Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial Hospital. Born in Oakland, she was a daughter of the late Bashor and Mary (Sines) Cross. Surviving are her husband, William H. Meanyhan; three brothers, Bashor A. Cross Sr.; Elmer Cross, city, and Rutherfod Cross, Lake Gordon Road; three sisters, Mrs. Robert D. Sturtz Sr., Mrs. Hallie M. Leasure and Mrs. J. Stanley Goodrich, city, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Hafer Baltimore Avenue Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Sunday at 2 p.m. by Rev. W. Louis Piel. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Friday, March 14, 1969; page 16.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted August 9, 2014

MEARS, Mrs. Annie Stevens
 
Zihlman - June 21, Mrs Annie (Stevens) Mears, 74, wife of Joseph Mears, Zihlman, died last night. She was a member of Zihlman Methodist Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Frederick, Barberton, O; William, Frostburg and George, at home and two daughters, Mrs Oscar Hayes, DuBois, Pa and Mrs Leroy Harris, this city. She was a sister of Mrs George Stevens and Mrs Walter Stevens, Indianapolis, Ind; Mrs Elmer Rice, Frostburg; George Stevens, Zihlman and Eugene Stevens, Borden Mines.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, June 21, 1944 - pg 10, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 5, 2012



MEARS, Joseph

FROSTBURG—Joseph Mears, 81, who resided here since boyhood, died yesterday in Miners' Hospital where he had been, a patient five weeks. He was a native of Wales. A coal miner until advancing years forced his retirement, he was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and the Allegany Methodist Church at Zihlman. Survivors include three sons, Fred Mears, Barberton, Ohio, William, Frostburg, and George, Mt. Savage; two daughters, Mrs. Oscar Hayes, Dubois, Pa., and Mrs. Leroy Harris, Mt. Savage; and a brother, Charles Mears, Indianapolis. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, November 6, 1950 - pg 11, col 9
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 28, 2012

 

MEARS, Mrs. Julia Crump

James E. Crump of Mt. Savage yesterday received word of the death of his sister, Mrs. Julia Crump Mears, 58, wife of Charles Mears, at her home in Indianapolis. She had been ill several months. A native of Mt. Savage, Mrs. Mears moved to Indianapolis in 1911. Besides her husband and brother, she is survived by eleven children, all in Indiana; her mother, Mrs. Margaret Crump, and two other brothers, George and David Crump, all of Mt. Savage. Mr. and Mrs. George Crump and son Marshall, and Mr. and Mrs. James E. Crump left yesterday to attend the funeral.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, October 19, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 1, 2011

MEARS, Samuel

Buried at Frostburg
The Rev A H Beavin, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, officiated at the funeral of Samuel T Mears, 24 Necessity St, this city, who was buried this morning.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 25, 1920 - pg 7, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 28, 2012

MEARS, Thomas B.

Thomas Benjamin Mears, 66 of 1138 Shades Lane, died yesterday. A native of Frostburg, he was a son of the late Samuel and Martha Elizabeth (Reese) Mears. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Surviving are his widow Louise (Smith) Mears; a son Lt. Cdr. Ronald T. Mears, with the Navy, Pearl City, Hawaii, two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, Rio Dell, Calif., and Mrs Mildred Swaine, city, and three grandchildren. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. James Davis officiating Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 23, 1972 - pg 18, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 28, 2012


MEDERS, Mrs. Caroline Hodel
 
Mrs. Caroline Meders, aged 83 years, widow of Michael Meders, died yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the home of her son-in-law, Benj. Ellsworth, Columbia street, after an illness of four weeks and two days.  Mrs. Meders was well known and was highly esteemed. She was a devoted and lifelong member of SS. Peter and Paul's Church, from which the funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. The surviving children are: Mrs. Emma Miller and Mrs. Anna Keatine both of Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Oscar Willard, Fifth street, this city, and Mrs. Benj. Ellsworth, with whom she always made her home. Joseph Hodel of Philadelphia, and W. H. Hodel, this city, are brothers.
Monday, 10 February 1919, Cumberland Evening Times
~Genie

Posted March 10, 2012 



MEDERS, Irwin Lewis 

Birth Date:December 21, 1909
Death Date:July 1, 1985
Marriages: Theola VOORHEES
Obituaries~Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 8B - July 3, 1985
(Courtesy of Terry Craig)
Posted March 24, 2012

MEDERS/MEADOWS, Louis

MEADOWS 28 Feb 1881 Mr Louis Meadows, a B & O engineer, died Saturday (26 Feb ) at his residence on Decatur Street. He was 35 years of age and leaves a wife and a son and a daughter. Consumption was the cause of death. The funeral is at St Patrick's Catholic Church and burial in the St Patrick's burial grounds.
Excerpts from The Cumberland Times; 28 February 1881
transcribed by Charles Often
Posted March 24, 2012


 
MEDERS, Michael

Death of Mr. M. Maders[sic]
We mentioned a few days ago that Mr. Michael Maders[sic], formerly in the butchering business in this city, was lying dangerously ill at is residence in Ladytown. We regret to learn that Mr Maders[sic] died yesterday afternoon. He was well known and respected in this community .
Cumberland Daily Times - 27 January 1886
(Courtesy of Jeff Gibbs)
Posted May 1, 2014

 

MEDERS, Theola

Maiden Name:VOORHEES
Birth Date:March 31, 1912
Death Date:May 24, 1990
Marriages:
Irwin MEDERS
Obituaries~Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 9A - May 26, 1990
(Courtesy of Terry Craig)
Posted March 24, 2012



 
Name: Glenn Henry Mechem, 64, of Cumberland, MD 
Parents: Edward Glenn and Virginia (Henry) Mechem 
DOB: September 22, 1938, in Great Cacapon, WV 
DOD: Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD 
Spouse: Nancy (Taylor) Mechem 
Military: served in U.S. Navy from 1957-1961 
Predeceased by: parents 
Survived by: wife; daughters, Pamela Chocklett, Richmond, VA; Sherri Anderson and husband Mark, Cumberland, MD; sisters, Arlene Foreback and husband Harry, Cumberland, MD; Shirley Platt and husband Earl, MN; Kathy Wolfsteller, MN; brother, Clyde "Pete" Mechem and wife Charlene, LaVale, MD 
Burial: August 23, 2003, Sunset Memorial Park 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 15, 2014


 
MEEHAN, Mrs. Mildred Flynn
 
Former newspaper reporter, Baltimore historian dies at 69
J. SUTER KEGG ~ Times-News Contributing Writer
BALTIMORE — Cumberland native Mildred Flynn Meehan, known as an authority on the history of Baltimore landmarks, died last week at Fallston General Hospital at the age of 69.  A 1942 graduate of Cumberland's Ursuline Academy, she launched a career as a news reporter for the Cumberland Evening and Sunday Times after attending Dumbarton College in Washington, D.C. Several years later she became a news reporter in radio for station WCUM in Cumberland. In 1952 she moved to Baltimore and worked briefly as a reporter for WCBM radio there. Prior to accepting employment with Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development in the role of public relations, she worked a short while as a dental hygienist. Her job as tour guide, judging by the highly-professional manner in which she handled the duties, stamped her as a modern "Lady Baltimore." "If there was anyone who knew the minutiae, the arcane, the everything of Baltimore, it was Millie," John McCauley, former deputy commissioner of the Housing Department, told The Evening Sun. He said it was not unusual for her to be called at the last minute for tours on Sundays and holidays. Mike Bowler, a Sun staff reporter, wrote that a trip with Ms. Meehan was a mixture of business and pleasure. "She would cover the Shot Tower, public housing, high-rise construction for the elderly, private rehabilitation in Fells Point, Tyson Street and Seton Hill, and other places of interest." "She had her favorite spots, too, such as the smallest house in Baltimore on Brexton Street. Her favorite monument was the statue of Latrobe on lower Broadway." Mary Louise Young, who retired several years ago after one of the longest reporting careers with the Cumberland News and Times-News, recalls that Millie Flynn was her first friend when the Times hired her. "They wouldn't let women cover the police beat then," said Mrs. Young, "so Millie and I had places like the Post Office and draft boards on our beats." Ms. Meehan, whose father was the first cousin of R. Emmitt Flynn, former chief of the Cumberland Police Department, enjoyed being a journalist and wrote a number of articles for The Evening Sun about her experiences of growing up in Cumberland, the B&O Railroad, and the historic Baltimore monuments.  Ms. Meehan was an enthusiastic traveler and, according to the Evening Sun, could keep friends entertained for hours, spinning tales of her trips on the Orient Express and her visits to Ireland.  She was married for a year to George Meehan in the 1950s and was the mother of a son, Michael Meehan, of Joppa. The oldest of six children, she was born June 6, 1924, daughter of the late Daniel Joseph and Elizabeth (Adams) Flynn. In addition to her son, she is survived by two brothers, Michael and George Flynn, and two sisters, Mary McKenzie and Margaret McKenzie, all of Cumberland. Another brother, Daniel, died in 1972.  A Mass of Christian Burial was held this past Saturday at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore.  Ms. Meehan was secretary of Cumberland Chapter 137, first unit of the American Newspaper Guild in Maryland, during her employment at the Cumberland Times.
Times-News,  February 1994
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 3, 2014 

 
MEEHAN, Mrs. Mildred Flynn
 
Mildred Meehan, city tour guide, former reporter
February 25, 1994 | By Mike Bowler | Mike Bowler, Sun Staff Writer
Mildred Flynn Meehan, for many years Baltimore's official tour guide for visiting dignitaries, died Sunday at Fallston General Hospital of complications from emphysema. She was 69.  As a public relations employee of the city Department of Housing RTC and Community Development, Ms. Meehan was called upon to shepherd visitors around the city, pointing out monuments, examples of urban renewal and civic oddities.  A trip with Ms. Meehan, often in a city van, was a mixture of business and pleasure. She would cover the Shot Tower, public housing, high-rise construction for the elderly, private rehabilitation in Fells Point, Tyson Street and Seton Hill, and public rehabilitation in such neighborhoods as Washington Hill.  She had her favorite spots, too, such as "the smallest house in Baltimore" on Brexton Street. Her favorite monument was the statue of Latrobe on lower Broadway.  "If there was anyone who knew the minutiae, the arcane, the everything of Baltimore, it was Millie," said John McCauley, former deputy commissioner of the housing department. He said it was not unusual for her to be called at the last minute for tours on Sundays and holidays.  She was born Mildred Flynn in Cumberland, the oldest of six children. She attended parochial schools there, graduating from the Ursuline Academy in 1942. She attended Dumbarton College in Washington, then returned to Cumberland as a reporter for the Cumberland Times and later for radio station WCUM. "She was my first friend when she came here to work for the Times," said Mary Louise Young of Cumberland. "I was working for the News. They wouldn't let [women] cover the police beat. We covered the post office and the draft board."  Ms. Meehan moved to Baltimore in 1952 and took a job as a reporter for WCBM radio. She also was a dental hygienist before going to work for the city in 1957. She retired in 1990. She was married for a year in the mid-1950s to George Meehan.  An ardent traveler, storyteller and expert cook, Ms. Meehan could keep friends entertained for hours with tales of her trips on the Orient Express or visits to Ireland.  She contributed several articles to The Evening Sun's Other Voices page about growing up in Cumberland, the B&O Railroad and Baltimore monuments. She lived in several locations in the city, most recently in Wyman House, one of the high-rise developments for the elderly that once was a stop on her tour.  A Mass of Christian burial was planned for 2 p.m. tomorrow at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Mount Royal and Lafayette avenues, Baltimore.  She is survived by her son, Michael Meehan of Joppa; two brothers, Michael Flynn and George Flynn, both of Cumberland; two sisters, Mary McKenzie and Margaret McKenzie, both of Cumberland; and a sister-in-law, Gloria Flynn Lischerelli of Goose Creek, S.C. 
Baltimore Sun; 25 February 1994
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted January 3, 2014

 

MEEKS, Abraham

Horrible Accident
Cumberland, Md., May 20. - At Oakland, this county, yesterday, Abraham Meeks, who had just been released from jail after serving a forty days’ sentence for selling liquor without a license, returned home and began acting strangely. A short time afterward his wife observed him as he was about to shoot himself with a shotgun. She grasped the muzzle of the gun just as it was discharged. The charge entered his breast, killing him and tore the wife’s hand completely off. He is supposed to have been insane.

Source: New Castle News; New Castle, Pennsylvania; May 27, 1891; page 6.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)

MEEKS, Pfc Robert T.

The bodies of six area war dead, including four Allegany countians, will arrive this week in San Francisco aboard the United States Army transport Lt(?) George W. G. Boyce from Manila. The dead and their next-of-kin are:
Pfc. David E. Bean, Sarah Bean, 517 Maryland Avenue; Pfc. Kenneth W. Crowe, William W. Crowe, Detmold Street, Lonaconing; Pfc Robert T. Meeks, Oscar D. Meeks, 35 Weber Street; Pvt. John F. Shroyer, George L. Shroyer, Ellerslie; Pvt. Warren E. Sams, Asa S. Sams, Mann's Choice, Pa., and Pfc Eugene G. Coleman, Harry P. Coleman, RFD 4, Berlin, Pa.  They are among the 4549 veterans aboard the transport. Sixty-four are Marylanders.
Cumberland Evening Times; 2 June 1948
~Genie
Posted April 20, 2013
 

MEESE, Charles A.
 
Meese Services
PEKIN - Services for Charles A. Meese, 71, who died yesterday at Potomac Valley Hospital, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the Boat Funeral Home.  Rev. Byron Kesecker, pastor of Barton Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Mt. View Cemetery at Moscow.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, December 4, 1958 - pg 18, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 16, 2013

MEESE, Chauncey

Chauncey Meese, 88, retired coal miner, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Julia Wagner, in Youngstown, O., at 9:30 p.m., Monday, April 4. He was born in Salisbury, May 31, 1860, and resided there until a few years ago. He was married to the former Miss Minerva Albright, who preceded him in death about six years ago. He was the son of Daniel and Margaret (Baer) Meese. He is survived by three sons - Clay, Lee and Gordon Meese, all of Youngstown, O.; by four daughters, Mrs. John J. Brooks, Rochester, N.Y.; Mrs. Julia Wagner, Youngstown, O.; Mrs. Clyde D. Wagner, Youngstown, O. and Mrs. Michael H. Hady, Meyersdale; by 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Mr. Meese was a lifelong member of St. John's Reformed Church in Salisbury. He has been in poor health since August 1948 and died due to the infirmities of old age. Funeral services will be conducted in the Thomas Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 7, with his pastor, the Rev. Ira S. Monn officiating. Interment in the Meyersdale Union Cemetery will be in charge of mortician Stanley M. Thomas, Salisbury.
Meyersdale Republican, April 7, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22,
2009

MEESE, Daniel D.

Salisbury, Pa., June 11 — Funeral services for Daniel D. Meese, aged 65, who died Tuesday night at his home here, were conducted yesterday afternoon in the Greenville Lutheran Church by Rev. S. D. Sigler. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mr. Meese was a well-known cattle dealer in this section for many years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Meese, and these children: Robert Meese of near Salisbury; Mrs. Benjamin Geist, Friedens; Reed Meese, Greenville Township; Mrs. Robert Landis, Salisbury; Mrs. Carlton Lehman[sic, Layman] Frostburg, Md.; George D. Meese, Greenville Township; Leroy Meese, Coshocton, N. Y.; Woodrow Meese, at home; Mrs. William Camp, Boynton; and Samuel Meese, at home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 11, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

Name: G. Merrill Meese, 81, of Salisbury, PA  
Parents: Robert L. and Mary B. (Albright) Meese  
DOB: April 22, 1923, in Greenville Twp., Somerset Co., PA  
DOD: Tuesday, September 28, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare, Meyersdale, PA  
Spouse: Jean B. (Durst) Meese, who died on June 12, 2002  
Predeceased by: parents; wife  
Survived by: son, Clinton Meese and wife Renee, Lonaconing, MD; daughter, Connie Davis and husband Norman, Salisbury; sisters, Margaret Blake, Northeast, MD; Nellie Paridon, St. Charles, MO  
Burial: October 2, 2004, Greenville Cemetery  
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted March 8, 2014

MEESE, Mrs. Genevieve K. Cavan
 
WESTERNPORT - Mrs. Genevieve K. Meese, 82, of Nikep, died Tuesday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where she had been a patient 10 days.  Born in Willow Grove, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Brehany) Cavan. Her husband, Charles A. Meese, died in 1958, Mrs. Meese is a graduate of Frostburg State Normal School, a member of the Alumni Association of the college and a former school teacher in Allegany and Garrett County schools. She was postmaster of the Nikep Post Office until her retirement in 1961.  Surviving are two sons, Nelson Meese, Warner Robins, Ga.; John F. Meese, Silver Spring; three daughters, Mrs. Katherine Shaw, Westernport; Mrs. Ethel Scoolick, Harrisburg, Pa.; Mrs. Helen Monahan, Wheaton; one brother, Frank Cavan, Cumberland; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  The body is at the Boal Funeral Home where friends will be received from. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted there will be conducted there Friday at 1 p.m. by Rev. Stunner Sawyers. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., October 25, 1973 - pg 28, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 16, 2013

MEESE, George Daniel

George Daniel Meese, 89, of Star Rt., Frostburg, Md., died May 19, 1993, at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born Sept. 3, 1903, near Frostburg, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mary (Wetmiller) Meese. Reese was a farmer and a carpenter and received his Golden Card for 50 years of membership with Local 1024, Carpenters Union, Cumberland. He was a member of the Garrett County Board of Election Supervisors from June 1959 to June 1972, when he became a member of the Garrett County Liquor Control Board-Board of License Commissioners and served from June 1972 to June 1990. He was a member of Greenville Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Hazel (Carey) Meese; 5 brothers: Robert, Frostburg; Reed, Salisbury; Samuel, Coshocton, NJ.; Woodrow and Leroy Meese, both of New York; 3 sisters: Alda Layman, Frostburg; Ada Diest, Jennerstown, and Eva Landis, Salisbury; 1 son, Gordon Meese. Survivors include a son, James. O. Meese, and wife, Margie, Frostburg, and one daughter, Juanita Spiker, and husband, Jack, Frostburg; one sister, June Kovac, Canton, Ohio; 6 grandchildren; Daniel J. Meese, Michael L. Williams, Janice, Rodney, Jamie and Jeffrey Spiker and 3 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Md., from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenville Lutheran Church, with the Rev. David E. Fetter officiating. Interment, Greenville cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Pallbearers will be Thomas McKenzie, James Carey, John Braskey, Elwood Groves, Ray Fike and John Rephan. Family requests contributions to Eastern Garrett County Volunteer Fire Department.
Daily American, Somerset, May 20, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2011

 

MEESE, James O.

James O. Meese, 69, Frostburg, Md., passed away Nov. 28, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born May 23, 1935 in Frostburg, Md., the son of the late George and Hazel (Carey) Meese. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Gordon. Survived by his wife of 40 years, Margie (Fritz) Meese; son Dan Meese and stepson Mike Williams and wife, Anna, all of Frostburg; a step-granddaughter Amanda, and one grandson, Daniel Ryan Meese of Short Gap, W.Va. Also survived by sister Juanita Meese Spiker and her husband Jack, Frostburg, Md.; several nieces and nephews, and he leaves behind his beloved dog "Cassie" and a special friend Delbert Martin. A 1954 graduate of Northern High School. He was retired carpenter and life long member of the Local 1024, Cumberland, Md. He served 39 years in the 121st Engineer Battalion Company B Army National Guard. Member of the Frostburg Farrady Post 24 American Legion, the Frostburg Moose 348, the Salisbury V.F.W., and the Grantsville Woodmen of the World. Retired farmer raising sheep and cattle. He loved hunting and being with his buddies. An avid NASCAR fan and took great pride in growing a huge garden in which he shared the bounty with friends and family. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Hafer Funeral Service, P.A. Chapel of the Hills, National Hwy, 1302 National Hwy, LaVale, Md. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at a time to be announced. Condolences can be sent to the family through www.haferfuneralservice.com.
November 29, 2004 - Somerset Daily American
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2011

 

MEESE, John

Meyersdale, Pa., Oct. 22 — John Meese, aged 62, a well-known farmer, died suddenly late Tuesday night at his home near Pocahontas, from apoplexy. Mr. Meese was a son of Daniel and Anna (Baer) Meese and was born in Somerset county. His widow and the following children survive: Mrs. Effie Wright of Winchester Bridge, Md.; John Jr., at home, and Mrs. Myrtle Deal, of Salisbury, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 22, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009
 

MEESE, Mrs Maude Michaels
 
Mrs Maude Meese, 83, of 515 East Cedar Ave, died Sunday night in Connellsville State General Hospital. She was born December 26, 1883, a daughter of the late George and Louise (Miller) Michaels. She was a member of the First Methodist Church. Surviving are two brothers, Robert Bradley, Ridgeley, W Va and Edgar Michaels of Saltsburg, Md. and a sister, Mrs. Mabel McGarry of Youngstown, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C Meese, March 1947. The body is at the McCormick funeral home where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev Lynn Shindledecker officiating. Interment will be in Green Ridge Memorial Park.
Daily Courier; Connellsville, Fayette Co, Pa., Tuesday, January 10, 1967 - pg 15, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 7, 2013

 

MEESE, Mrs. Menerva Ellen Albright

Meyersdale, Pa., Oct. 28. — Mrs. Menerva Ellen Meese, 79, died Monday morning at her home in West Salisbury. Mrs. Meese, the daughter of the late Jonathan and Julia Albright, was the mother of four daughters and three sons. There are 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the wife of Chauncey Meese. The daughters are Mrs. James Brooks of Lakeville, N. Y.; Mrs. C. D. Wagner of Youngstown, Ohio; Mrs. Michael Hady, Meyersdale. Three sons who are residing in Youngstown are Gordon C., V. H. Meese, and Clay Meese. A sister, Mrs. Joseph Beal, lives in Meyersdale, and a brother, Frank Albright, resides in Masontown. Funeral services were conducted this morning; interment in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 28, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 MEESE, Reid H.

SALISBURY, Pa. - Reid H. Meese, 61, of RD 1, Salisbury, died suddenly yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. He was a native of Garrett County, Md., and was a son of the late Daniel D. and Mary E. (Wetmiller) Meese. Survivors include his widow, Emma (Dietle) Meese; a daughter, Mrs. Alverta McKenzie, RD 3, Meyersdale; twin sons, Donald and Dole Meese, both at home; three brothers, George Meese, Frostburg; Leroy Meese, Coshocton, N. Y., and Woodrow Meese, Avoca, N. Y.; four sisters, Mrs. Ada Deist, Jenners; Mrs. Robert Landis, of here; Mrs. Carl Layman, Frostburg, and Mrs. June Kemp, Kent, Ohio, and three grandchildren. Services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. at Greenville Lutheran Church by Rev. M. J. Ross. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be at the residence after 7 p. m. today and will be taken to the church at 1 p. m. Thursday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 27, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009



 MEESE, Robert

Frostburg, December 11 - Robert Meese, 47, son of Mrs. Mary Meese and the late Daniel Meese, died yesterday at Miners' Hospital, where he had been a patient for four weeks. Mr. Meese, a farmer, was also employed by the city of Frostburg as night pumpman at Piney Run Dam. A member of the Greenville Township Lutheran Church, he was widely known among the rural residents of Garrett county. Besides his mother, he leaves his wife, the former Miss Mary Albright; children, Mrs. Grace Paul, Glenn, Merle, Margaret, Nellie and Marion Meese, Garrett county; four sisters, Mrs. Ada Diest, Friedens, Pa.; Mrs. Eva Landis and Mrs. June Kemp, Salisbury, Pa.; Mrs. Carl Layman, this city, and flve brothers, Reed, Salisbury, Pa.; George, Frostburg; Leroy, Woodrow and Samuel, Cohocton, N. Y.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 11, 1940, page 13
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009
 


MEESE, Robert C.
 
Robert C Meese, 66 years old, of 515 East Cedar Avenue, a retired Baltimore & Ohio railroad conductor, died at 5:45 o'clock this morning at Connellsville State Hospital where he had been a patient since Sunday. He had been ill since December 23. Born October 17, 1880 at Grantsville, Md, a son of Gillian and Cordelia (Layman) Meese, he had resided in Connellsville for a number of years. He was married April 12, 1903 to Maude Michaels and entered the employ of the B & O Railroad 38 years ago. He retired May 1940. Besides his widow, he is survived by several brothers and sisters. Funeral Director Charles A McCormick took charge of the body.
Daily Courier; Connellsville, Fayette Co, Pa., Friday, March 21, 1947 - pg 2, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 7, 2013

 

MEESE, Samuel

Samuel Meese, 32, of Avoca, New York, died at his home Sunday evening of a heart attack. Relatives in the vicinity of Salisbury were shocked to learn of his death because of his youth and the fact that they knew nothing of any illness. Mr. Meese was born in Garrett County, Maryland, a son of the late Daniel D. Meese and of Mrs. Mary E. (Wetmiller) Meese. He spent his life until his late teens in this vicinity. He went into the trucking business after he and two of his brothers moved to New York state, and about three years ago, bought a mill and was doing very well. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jennie (Keeler) Meese; a son, Lawrence, seven years; a daughter, Bonnie, four years; his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Meese, Frostburg, Md.; four brothers, George D. and Reid of Salisbury RD 1, LeRoy and Woodrow of Cohocton, N.Y.; four sisters, Mrs. Eva Landis, Salisbury RD 1; Mrs. Ada Deist, Jenners; Mrs. June Kemp, Gray; and Mrs. Alda Layman, Frostburg. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning, with burial in Avoca.
Meyersdale Republican, January 6, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

 

MEGINNIS, Charles Edwin
 
On September 18, 1979, Charles Edwin, beloved husband of Burnett Culverhouse Meginnis, devoted son of Frieda T. and the late Harry Z. Meginnis. Dear brother of William C. Meginnis.  Friends may call at the Mitchell Wiedelaid Home, 6500 York road (at Overbrook), Wednesday and Thursday, 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.  Funeral Services will be held Friday at 2 PM. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
The Sun, Baltimore, MD.; Friday, September 21 1979
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012

 
MEGINNIS, Mrs. Florence Estelle Copper
 
Mrs. Florence Estelle Meginnis, 31 years old, died yesterday at her home, 1930 Linden avenue, after a long illness.  Surviving are her husband, Harry Z. Meginnis, and four sons, Richard, Harry, William and Charles Meginnis.  The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow from the home.  The Rev. W. B. Stehl, rector of St. Batholomew's Protestand Episcopal Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Druid Ridge Cemetery.
The Sun, Baltimore, MD.; Sunday January 30, 1921, page 13
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012

 

MEGINNIS, Harold Z.
 
On November 8, 1949, at his home 1930 Linden avenue, Harry Z., beloved husband of Frieda Meginnis (nee Tafel).  Funeral services will be held at William J. Tickner & Sons, North and Pennsylvania avenues, on Friday at 2 P. M.  Interment in Druid Rdige Cemetery.
 
MEGINNIS, - Adherence Lodge No. 88, A.F. & A.M., announces with deep regret the death of Brother Harry Z. Meginnis.
O. Willard Benedict, Jr.,
Worshipful Master
 
MEGINNIS, - The Protestant Episcopal Brotherhood expresses its deep regret at the passing of our friend and brother, Harry Z. Meginnis, November 8, 1949
Howard D. Baker
President
The Sun, Baltimore, MD.; Friday, November 11, 1949, page 24
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012

 

MEGINNIS, Harry Z. Jr.
 
On August 12, 1955, at his home, Red Lion road, White Marsh, MD., Harry Z., Jr., beloved husband of Hazel M. Meginnis (nee Francis).  Funeral services will be held at William J. Tickner & Sons, North and Pennsylvania avenues, on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment in Camp Chapel Cemetery.
The Sun, Baltimore, MD.; Saturday, August 13, 1955, page 14
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012

 

MEGINNIS, J. Richard
 
Suddenly, on June 12, 1963, at Eau Claire, Wis., J. Richard, of the Gilman Apartments, beloved husband of Frances S. (nee Shores), father of Mrs. Roger B. Copinger, Mrs. John P. Kraft, Jr., and Mr. John R. Meginnis, Jr.; brother of William C. and Charles E. Meginnis.  Friends may call at William J. Tickner & Sons, North and Pennsylvania avenues after 3 P.M Friday. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 P.M. Interment in Druid Ridge Cemetery.  Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made to the Heart Fund.
The Sun, Baltimore, MD.; Friday, June 14, 1963
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012


MEGINNIS, Mrs. Margaret Arnold
  
Margaret Arnold Meginnis, an art teacher, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson, where she lived for the past four years. She was 88 and had previously lived in Lutherville and in Gettysburg, Pa. Born Margaret Arnold in Baltimore and raised on Mount Washington's South Road, she was a 1935 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School, where she was a champion diver. She earned a degree at Maryland Institute College of Art and taught art at Dumbarton Junior High School in Rodgers Forge for 20 years. She also painted portraits. She self-published three books on life and aging, and a children's book. She also wrote a column for the Pickersgill Post. "She was well known for her eccentric and colorful personality, and her ability to gather people together at interesting social events," said her daughter, Cameron Kane of Fells Point. Her husband of 49 years, William C. Meginnis, a salesman for Churchill Distributors and a family-owned railroad supply business, died in 1992. The memorial service is private. She is also survived by a son, William C. Meginnis of Clemens, N.C.; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
June 6, 2004, The Baltimore Sun
(Courtesy of Theresa Burba)
Posted April 28, 2012

MEHRING, Mrs. Mary O. Seaber

On June 11, 1970, MARY O. (nee Seaber), beloved wife of John McC. Mehring. Services at Henry W. Jenkins & Sons Company, 4905 York road, on Saturday, June 13, at 11 A.M. Interment in Baltimore Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday from 9 to 11 A.M.
Published Saturday, June 13, 1970 in THE SUN, Baltimore, Maryland on page B11, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted December 10, 2015

MEHRING, Mrs. Mary O. Seaber

WESTERNPORT - Mrs. Mary O. Mehring of 1311 Gittings Avenue, Baltimore, died June 11 in a Baltimore hospital. A native of here, she  was a daughter of the late Fred and Louise (Tonry) Seaber and is survived by her husband, John Mehring and a daughter Mary Lou Mehring, Baltimore. Services were held Saturday in Baltimore.
Published in the THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 14, col. 3. [no date noted]
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted December 10, 2015

MEINE, Mrs. Agnes A. McEvoy, nee Morrissey

Mrs Agnes A Meine, former resident, wife of Charles R Meine, 3518 Mondawmin Ave, Baltimore, died at her home early this morning.  Surviving besides her husband are a sister, Mrs Mary Wilkinson, Baltimore; three nephews, Eugene W, George I and Raymond Law, all of this city and three nieces, Mrs Andrew W Heller, this city and Mrs Raymond Gellner and Miss Marie McEvoy, both of Baltimore.  Mrs Meine was married twice.  Her first husband having been David McEvoy. Robert F. McEvoy, this city is a  brother-in-law.  Funeral services will be conducted in Baltimore after which the body will be brought here Friday afternoon and taken to Steins chapel.  Burial will be Saturday in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Wednesday, February 24, 1937 - pg 12, col 3
Find A Grave Memorial# 119171017
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 20, 2016

MEISTER, Thomas C.
 
Thomas C. Meister, 53, of 615 Fairview Avenue, was dead on arrival yesterday at Memorial Hospital: afters he was stricken at his home. A native of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Elsie E. (Zembower) Meister. He was an employe of Celanese Fibers. Company.  Surviving are his widow, Bernadette (Hammersmith) Meister; three daughters, Mrs. Nancy Louise Burns, Towson; Kathy Jay and Anne Lynee Meister at home; two sons, Thomas C. Meister Jr. and L. Michael Meister, at home; five sisters: Mrs. Joseph Reinhart, Mrs. Paul J. Hartman, Miss Jean Meister, city; Mrs. Hubert Bloom, La Vale and Mrs.John G. Blades, Churchville; three brothers, Charles R. Meister, Philadelphia; John L. and Robert H. Meister, city. 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.
Cumberland News; Thursday 20 June 1968
[Note: His first wife was Odessa Frances Molinari Meister, who was murdered in 1952/53]
~Genie
Posted February 2, 2013

MELLON, Miss Helen

Miss Helen Mellon, 74, formerly of Short Gap, W.Va., died Friday at Frostburg Community Hospital. She had been a patient at the Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home in Grantsville for a number of years. Born in Purgitsville, W.Va., she was raised by foster parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Allen Everstine of Short Gap. Surviving is a foster sister, Miss Ruth Everstine, also a patient at the Goodwill Mennonite Home. Friends will be received at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary on Sunday from 12:30 to 1 p.m., when services will be conducted by the Rev. Elvin Summers, pastor of Pinto Mennonite Church. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby, W.Va., cemetery.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) News, Saturday, November 13, 1982
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017



MELLON, Jonathan Aaron

RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Jonathan Aaron Mellon, 24, of Ridgeley, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003. Born March 4, 1979, in Cumberland, Md., he was the loving son of John L. and Bonnie J. Mellon. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Oliver J. and G. Maxine Landis; and paternal grandparents, Marshal W. and Beulah J. Mellon. Jonathan was a member of the Wiley Ford Church of the Brethren and attended Frankfort High School. He enjoyed spending time with his daughters, fishing and working on cars. In addition to his parents, surviving are two daughters, Savanah A. and Alyson D. Mellon; one brother, Jeff L. Mellon and wife Shylah and his daughters, Keirstan and Harley Mellon; one sister, Rhonda Strawderman and husband Larry, and their sons, Bradley and Jacob Strawderman; two very special aunts, Wanda Sisk and husband Bob, and Amelia A. Twigg and husband Harold; special cousins, Tonya Lantz, Tia Hill, Jeremiah Petersen, Heidi Sisk, Amy K. Twigg, Julie McKenzie, Jason Twigg, and Nicholas Mellon; and long time friend, Josh Buzzard. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cumberland, on Tuesday. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Paul Dietz officiating. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in The Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, Monday, August 4, 2003
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 13, 2017

MELLOT, Gilbert

Cumberland Md, April 28 -  Gilbert Mellot, aged 21 years, a young married man of South Cumberland, who had been working in Pittsburg Pa, shot himself in the head at 8 o'clock this morning at the home of his father-in-law, Shepherd Cross, and died shortly before 11 o'clock at the Allegany Hospital. He had been married about two years, was unfortunate in his business affairs, had been discharged from bankruptcy a short time ago, and following some trouble in the family, he had gone to Pittsburg to work, leaving his wife at the home of her father. Last week, he returned to Cumberland and stayed at the home of his sisters, intending to return to Pittsburg tonight to resume work. Yesterday his wife called to see him, and this morning he called at the Cross home to see her. There a quarrel arose and Mr Cross ordered Mellott from the house. The young man whipped out a revolver and placing it at his head, fired the fatal shot.
Mellott's mother is dead. His father lives in Oklahoma. A brother, Porter Mellott, and his sisters, Mrs Hattie Fay and Mrs Bertie Cox, live in South Cumberland. His wife was formerly Miss Arline Cross.

Keyser Tribune, May 10, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010

MELLOTT, Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Hosselrode

Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Mellott, 73, wife of James A. Mellott, RD 1, Cumberland, died yesterday. Born near Meyersdale, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Jennie Fichtner Hosselrode. Mrs. Mellott was a member of the Palo Alto Evangelical United Brethren Church. Also surviving are a son, Ray Mellott, RD 1, Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Blanche Clark, RD 1, Hyndman, and Mrs. Clara Bittner, Ellerslie; and six grandchildren. Ziegler Funeral Home; services Saturday; burial Palo Alto Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 30, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


MELLOTT, Mrs. Della Mae Beeghly
 
OAKLAND - Mrs. Della Mae Mellott, 71, wife of Zenas L. Mellott, died yesterday in Garrett County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient 24 days. A native of Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late James and Rebecca (Pysell) Beeghly. Mrs. Mellott was a member of Swallow Falls Dunkard Brethren Church. Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ruth M. Snyder, Oakland; a son, Homer Mellott, Oakland; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Crowe, Mt. Lake Park, and Mrs. Minnie Sines, Oakland; two brothers, Harry Beeghly, Oakland, and Ray Beeghly, Edgewater, Md.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body is at the Leighton-Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Swallow Falls Dunkard Brethren Church by Elder Ray S. Shank. Burial will be in Maple Spring Cemetery, Eglon, W. Va. The family requests that flowers be omitted.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; April 8, 1964; page 25.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted August 16, 2013 

 

MELLOTT, James A.

James A. Mellott, 95, of RD 1, Cumberland, died yesterday in Mt. Savage. Born in Everett, Pa., he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Mellott. His wife, Anna Elizabeth (Hosselrode) Mellott, preceded him in death. He had resided in Mt. Savage for 49 years. He was a retired upholsterer and was a member of Palo Alto United Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Roy Mellott, RD 1, Cumberland; a brother, Marshall Mellott, Schellsburg; a sister, Mrs. Mattie Kniseley, Baltimore; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted there Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Russell Snyder officiating. Interment will be in Palo Alto Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, June 25, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 22, 2009

 

MELLOTT, Joseph 0sbourn

Joseph Osbourn Mellott, 56, of 915 Lexington avenue, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad boilermaker, who died yesterday at Allegany Hospital, was a native of Pennsylvania and a son of the late Daniel and Sarah (True) Mellott. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and the Boilermakers' union. Surviving are his widow. Mrs. Sarah Ann (Clay) Mellott; one son, Joseph Osbourn Mellott, this city; three daughters, Mrs, James E. Van, this city, and Miss Reta and Miss Florence Mellott, at home; one brother, Blair Mellott this city, and four sisters, Mrs Bertie Cox, this city; Mrs O B Southern, Cornwell, Va; Mrs William Clevenger, Hancock and Mrs Vernon Mellott, Needmore, Pa.  Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 11, 1942 - pg 11, col 4; (Courtesy of Pat Dailey) Posted August 23, 2016

MELLOTT, Joseph 0sbourn 

Services for Joseph O. Mellott. 56, of 915 Lexington avenue, who died Tuesday, were conducted this morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church.  The Rev. w. Joyce Russell, assistant pastor, was celebrant of the requiem Mass. Interment was in Hillcrest Burial Park.  Pallbearers were John T. Twigg, Patrick Coyle, Joseph Weber, Peter J. Becker and Alphonsus and Augustine Will. Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, February 13, 1942 - pg 13, col 7; Find A Grave Memorial# 168776390 (Courtesy of Pat Dailey) Posted August 23, 2016

 

MELLOTT, Mrs. Margaret McKenzie

Mrs. Margaret Mellott, 54, of 14 Third Avenue, Ridgeley, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen (Minick) McKenzie. Her first husband, Clement Jeffries, preceded her in death. Mrs. Mellott was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Surviving are her second husband, Howard Mellott; two sons, Russell Jeffries, Kansas; Richard Jeffries, at home; eight daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Westfall, Frostburg; Mrs. Janice Weimer, Lonaconing; Mrs. Doris Weimer, Mrs. Wanda Robinson, both of Grantsville; Mrs. Judy Watson, Chicago; Mrs. Linda Garlitz, Sheffield Lake, Ohio; Mrs. Susan Marcellis, Herington, Kans.; Miss Margaret Ellen Mellott, at home; six step-daughters, Mrs. Mabel Leslie, Potomac Park; Mrs. Emma Hammer, Sykesville; Mrs. Shirley Lindner, Nave's Crossroads; Miss Glenda Mellott, at home; Mrs. Linda Smith, Charleston, W. Va.; Miss Vicki Mellott, Rawlings; four stepsons, Charles Mellott, Alaska; William Mellott, Frederick; Richard Mellott, this city; Albert Mellott, Germany; 11 sisters, Mrs. Clara Cain, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Rhoda Cutter, Mrs. Hilda Giles, both of Midlothian; Mrs. Delia Connor, Mrs. Ruth Durkin, both of Eckhart; Mrs. Evelyn Shriver, Borden; Mrs. Helen Pfitzenmayer, Ellerslie; Mrs. Margaret Jane Jones, Charleston, W. Va.; Mrs. Wilma Femi, Mrs. Thelma Raley, Mrs. Mildred Minick, all of Frostburg; five brothers, Ervin McKenzie, Pottsville, Pa.; Anthony McKenzie, William McKenzie, Francis McKenzie and Eugene McKenzie, all of Frostburg, and 42 grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, Frostburg. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, January 7, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 19, 2009

 

MELLOTT, Mrs. Rachel Seretha Shaffer

Hyndman, Pa. - Mrs. Rachel Seretha Mellott, 80, wife of Unger Mellott, died last night at her home here. A native of Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Close) Shaffer. Mrs. Mellott was a member of Hyndman Evangelical United Brethren Church. Surviving, besides her husband, are a son, Robert Mellott, LaVale; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Fisher, Hyndman, and Mrs. Ursa Wharton and Mrs. Nellie Maddy, both of LaVale; two brothers, Lloyd and Millard Shaffer, both of Hyndman, and five grandchildren. The body is at the Ziegler Funeral Home where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 6, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 21, 2010


MELLOTT, Zenas L.
 
OAKLAND - Elder Zenas L. Mellott, 73, of Oakland, died yesterday in Garrett County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient 24 days. Born in Fulton County, Pa., he was a son of the late Alpheus and Alice (Mellott) Mellott. Elder Mellott was a member of Swallow Falls Dunkard Brethren Church. His wife Della M. (Beeghly) Mellott, preceded him hin death.   Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ruth M. Snyder, Oakland; a son, Homer Mellott, Oakland; a brother, Mavey Mellott, Oakland; two half brothers, Jonas Sines, Oakland, and Silas Sines, Harman, Md.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body is at the Leighton-Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Sunday at Swallow Falls Dunkard Brethren Church by Elder James Kegerreis. Burial will be in Maple Spring Church Cemetery at Eglon, W. Va.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; January 8, 1965; page 10.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)

Posted August 16, 2013 

MELLOTT, Howard W.

CARPENDALE, W.Va. — Howard W. “Pete” “ToJo” Mellott, 86, of Carpendale, died Wednesday, June 4, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born May 30, 1911, in Cumberland, he was the son of Carter Milton and Bessie Elizabeth (Piper) Mellott. He also was preceded in death by one son, Charles Mellott, and one stepson, Eugene Jeffries. Mr. Mellott retired from the Western Maryland Railroad. Surviving are his wife, Betty J. Mellott; seven daughters, Mable Leslie and husband John, Potomac Park, Md., Emma “Pat” Hammer and husband Harry, Short Gap, Shirley Lindner and husband Lawrence, Cumberland, Linda Douglas and husband Harold, Rawlings, Glenda Hay Blanchard, Baltimore, Vicky Shanholtz and husband Dennis, Carpendale, and Margaret Lindner and husband David “Bub,” Carpendale; four sons, William “Ducky” Mellott, Charlestown, Richard Mellott Sr. and wife Nancy, Cumberland, Alfred “Jake” Mellott and wife Mary, Elkton, and Benjamin Mellott, at home; eight stepdaughters, Jennifer Lynn Rohrback, Carpendale, Carolyn Westfall and husband Donald, Cumberland, Janice Weimer and husband James, Avilion, Doris Weimer and husband Francis, Swanton, Judy Stone, Phoenix, Ariz., Wanda Robison, Frostburg, Linda Garlitz, Amherst, Ohio, and Susan Marcellis and husband Wesley, Winfield, Ill.; three stepsons, William Jansen Hughes and wife Rose, Carpendale, Russell Jeffries and wife Cindy, Nickerson, Kan., and Richard Jeffries, Virginia; one brother, Grover Mellott and wife Frances, Front Royal, Va.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step grandchildren, and step great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Friday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Kevin T. Lowery officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland. Pallbearers will be Randy Mellott, Ricky Mellott Jr., John Leslie Jr., Harold Douglas Jr., Jason Geatz, and Jason Evans. Cumberland Times-News, June 5, 1997
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2016

Name: Judith Gail (Durst) Melton, 61, of 924 Circle Drive, Vienna, VA 
Parents: Julia (Walls) Durst and Olen Durst 
DOB: August 13, 1943, at Meyersdale, PA 
DOD: Saturday, August 14, 2004 at the Arlington Hospital, Arlington, VA 
Spouse: None indicated 
Predeceased by: father 
Survived by: mother; sisters, Cheryl Rounds and husband Richard, Vienna, VA; Pamela Housel and husband Randy, Salisbury, PA 
Burial: August 18, 2004, Salisbury Cemetery
 
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
(Posted March 8, 2014

MELVIN, Effie Dorthea Morris

"Mrs. John Melvin, of Stoyer, W. Va., died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Morris, in Paradise Monday afternoon. Mrs. Melvin had been sick for a long time and was lately removed from her home in Stoyer to that of her parents in Paradise. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church and was about 22 years of age. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Morris, her husband, Mr. John Melvin, and by the following brothers and sisters: Messrs. Thomas, John and Ambrose, and Mrs. Sullivan, of Frostburg, and Miss Laura, of Midland. The funeral took place from St. Joseph's Catholic Church today at nine o'clock. Rev F. P. Mackall preached the funeral sermon. The floral contributions were many and beautiful."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, 30 May 1907
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted December 21, 2010

 

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