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WALTER, John W.

John W. Walter, 72, of Somerset, Pa., a B. and O. track foreman, died last night in Allegany Hospital where he was admitted Sunday. Mr. Walter, a railroad employe for 52 years, had been residing with his daughter, Mrs. Lula Hughes of Route 1, Broddock Farms, the past three months.  He was a native of Garrett, Pa., and a resident of Somerset for 15 years. Also surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary (Norris) Walter; a son, Joseph E. Walter, of Somerset, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body is at the George Funeral Funeral[sic] Home.  It will be taken at noon tomorrow to Garrett where services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Evangelical Lutheran church.  Interment will be in Garrett cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, December 19, 1945
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)
Posted July 17, 2009

 

WALTERS, Albert William

Frostburg, Nov. 13 - Albert William Walters, 39, a native of Gilmore, who had resided at 27 Water Street, this city, died at Miners' Hospital early this morning from a heart condition. An employe of the C & P Railroad, and a son of Mrs. Haley Walters and the late Richard Walters, he had moved to Frostburg about a year ago. Besides his mother, this city, he is survived by his widow, the former Miss Emma Broadwater, and four sons, Albert William, Jr., Louis Richard, Earl Junior, and Raymond Lewis Walters; one daughter, Minnie May Walters, at home. He was a brother of Miss Minnie May Walters of Klondyke and Milton Walters, Frostburg.
The Cumberland Times, November 14, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011

WALTERS, Francis Joseph
 
CARLOS — Francis Joseph “Joe” Walters, 80, died April 16, 2013, in Essex.
He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John and Viola Walters. He is survived by his wife, Frances “Donna” Walters; two daughters, Kelly and Debra; and one son, Steve; five sisters, Elmira Drew, Emma Duckworth, Jacqueline Higgins, Barbara Huzinec and Deborah Walters. Interment was in Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.
Cumberland Times-News, April 23, 2013
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Posted April 27, 2013 

WALTERS, John

FROSTBURG — John Walters, 62, of Carlos, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was a native of Gilmore, a son of the late Mose and Emma (Coeman) Walters and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and an employe of the Celanese Fibers Corporation. Surviving are his widow, C. Viola (Crowe) Walters; one son, Joseph Walters, Baltimore; seven daughters, Mrs. Phyllis McKenzie and Mrs. Jacqueline Higgins, Vale Summit; Mrs. Emma Duckworth, Loartown; Mrs. Barbara Huzinec, Furnace Acres; Mrs. Elmira Drew, Frostburg, and Miss Deborah Ann Walters, at home; one sister, Mrs. Julia Jones, Lonaconing; two brothers, Mose Walters, Tallmadge, Ohio, and Thomas Walters, Lonaconing; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. A Christian wake service will be conducted today at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland News, July 8, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011

 

WALTERS, (newborn child of) Mr. & Mrs. Martin

The new born child of Mr and Mrs Martin Walters, Van Lear, Ky, lately of Eckhart, was interred in St Michael's church cemetery on yesterday morning at Frostburg.  Mrs Walters is very ill at her home in Van Lear.  Her father, Mr Richard White, is also very low with typhoid fever at his home in Van Lear.  Much sympathy is felt for this family.  They lived all their life at Eckhart until last Fall when they removed to Van Lear, where it seems misfortune has been their lot.  A grown son of Mr White, and a brother of Mrs Walters was recently interred in Frostburg.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, March 2, 1912 - pg 8, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 30, 2015
 

 

WALTERS, Richard

Richard Walters, of Gilmore, near Lonaconing, died Tues from an overdose of laudanum taken to cure cramps.
Keyser Tribune, September 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010
 

WALTERS, Mrs. Stella Gallagher
 
LONACONING - Mrs. Stella G. Walters, 68, of here died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital.  Born in Barton, Mrs. Walters was the daughter of the late William and Jenny (Lashbaugh) Gallagher.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas "Peanuts" Walters.  She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Robert Johnson, Cumberland; Mrs. Charles Hacker, here, and Mrs. Marshall Poland, Reisterstown; nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home here 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; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, November 14, 1977 - pg 5, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted May 18, 2013 

 

Mrs. Viola Crowe Walters
(Courtesy of Byron Schulten)

 WALTMAN, Alverda Irene Thomas

Our Angel has gotten her Wings! ELLERSLIE - Alverda Irene Waltman, 98, of Lions Manor Nursing Center, formerly of JFK Apartments, Cumberland, and of Ellerslie, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at the Special Care Unit, WMHS Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born March 7, 1904, in Meyersdale, Pa., she was the last surviving child of the late Michael Reed and Anna Elizabeth (Lehman) Thomas. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Otto Waltman, on Nov. 11, 1968; by four sons, Richard D., James O., William H. and Robert T. Waltman; and by one grandson, eight brothers and five sisters. Mrs. Waltman was a homemaker and a devoted mother and grandmother. She was very much loved by her family, and she will be greatly missed. Surviving are seven daughters, Katherine P. Kay Martin, Cumberland, Betty J. Robison, Poway, Calif., Shirley E. Sturtz and husband Karlo, Ellerslie, LaVerda G. Lowery and husband Charles, Fort Ashby, W.Va., Janet L. ONeal and husband Bill, Ellerslie, Mary Ann Deneen and husband Bob, Hyndman, Pa., and Joyce E. Churchey and husband Greg, Ellerslie. She also is survived by 26 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, 28 great-great-grandchidren and three more on the way. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clearence St., Hyndman, Pa., on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Rebecca J. Vardiman officiating. Interment will be in the Palo Alto Hilltop Cemetery, Hyndman, with Mrs. Waltmans grandsons serving as pallbearers. 

 

Name: Dolores Veonne Walton, 71, Cumberland, MD 
Parents: William Russell Robertson, Sr., and Evelyn (Earson) Robertson 
DOB: March 25, 1931, Cumberland, MD 
DOD: Monday, February 10, 2003, at the WMHS Memorial Campus Hospital, Cumberland, MD 
Predeceased by: parents 
Survived by: brother, William Russell Robertson, Jr., and his wife Jean, Woodsboro, MD 
Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD 
Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 28, 2015

WALTON, Mrs. Elsie Rizer

On Sunday, March 2, 1969, at the Washington Hospital Center, Elsie Rizer Walton of 6337 Old Georgetown Pike, McLean, Va., beloved wife of Clyde George Walton; sister of Frank G., Charles H., and Harry F. Rizer and Mrs. Louise R. Clark. She is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews and 20 great-nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Joseph Gawler's Sons, 5130 Wisconsin ave, at Harrison st. nw., on Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (parking on premises). Services will be held at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Winsconsin and Massachusetts avenues nw., on Wednesday, March 5, at 12:30 p.m. Interment Philos Cemetery, Western Port[sic], Md.
The Washington Post, Washington, D. C.; Tuesday, March 4, 1969, Page C4, Col. 8
(Courtesy of Charles Riend/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 16, 2016
 

 

WALTON, Mrs Emma Treiber
 
After an illness lasting several months, Mrs Emma Walton, 32 years old wife of Walter Walton, 47 Polk street, from cancer of the stomach. Mrs Walton had twice been in sanitarium at Baltimore, where she took the radium treatment, being brought to her home here about one month, ago after her physicians had relinquished all hopes for her recovery. Besides her husband, Walter Walton, she is survived by three children, one son, William Walton, and two daughters, Misses Evelyn and  Angela Walton, all at home with their parents. Mrs. Walton's maiden name was Emma Trieber(sic). Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, April 8, 1914 - pg 10, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 14, 2012

 
WALTON, Mrs. Emma Treiber
 
Walton Funeral
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Walton, 32 years old, wife of Walter Walton 47 Polk street who died Tuesday from cancer of the stomach, will be held at ? o-clock Friday afternoon from St Patrick's Church. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. Besides her husband, Walter Walton she is survived by three children, one son, William Walton, and two  daughters, Misses Evelyn and Angela Walton, all at home with their parents.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, April 9, 1914 - pg 9, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 14, 2012

WAMBAUGH, Mrs. Anna Amelia Penner, nee Shroyer
 
Hyndman, Pa., Nov. 14 — Mrs. Anna Amelia Wambaugh, 72, died Satudray afternoon at her home here. She was twice married; first to Andrew Penner and then to John Wambaugh, both deceased. She was born in Londonderry Township, Pa., in September, 1866.  Surviving are six children: Mrs. Bessie Mellott, Steubenville, O.; Mrs. Mary Hanes, Harry and Ellis Penner, Boswell, Pa., and Carl Penner and John Wambaugh, Hyndman. Edward Shroyer, Hooversville, is a brother, and Lucinda Shroyer, Hyndman, is a sister. She was a member of the Pentecostal church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 14, 1938
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2015

WAMBAUGH, Mrs. Della B. Thomas

Hyndman - Mrs. Della B. Wambaugh, 94, of RD 1, Hyndman, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. A native of Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Lehman) Thomas and was the widow of Albert S. Wambaugh. Mrs. Wambaugh was a member of Christian Holiness Church, Kennell's Mills. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mary Hoover and Mrs. Lillian Smouse, both of RD 1, Hyndman; a son, Robert Wambaugh, Sunland, Calif.; two brothers, Albert Thomas, New Bethlehem, and John Wambaugh, Somerset; four sisters, Miss Mary Wambaugh, Greenpoint, Md.; Mrs. Alverta Waltman, Cumberland, and Mrs. Grace Wahl and Mrs. Nora Darrah, both of Meyersdale; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted here Wednesday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Steven Alexander and Rev. George Baughman. Burial will be in Chapel Cemetery at Cook's Mills.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 7, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 7, 2010
 

WAMBAUGH, Mrs. Violet Grace Snyder
 
Violet Grace Wambaugh of Hyndman, formerly of Warren, O., died March 31, 1961, at the Bedford County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 4, 1908, in Hyndman, a daughter of Francis and Daisy (Beals) Snyder. She was married to John Wambaugh July 14, 1941. She is survived by her husband; a son, Clyde William Bryant, Warren, O.; four brothers, Clyde, Walter and Charles, Hyndman; Edward, Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Cora Bowers and Mrs. Mildred Wilhelm, both of Hyndman; two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, the Rev. George Bittner officiating. Interment in Lybarger cemetery. Friends are being received at the funeral home.
The Bedford Gazette, April 1, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2015
 

 

WAMPLER, Mrs. Hannah Holler

Harrisonburg, VA -   Mrs. Hannah Wampler, 63 years old, died Wednesday near Linville. She was Miss Hollar and leaves several sisters and brothers.
Keyser Tribune, January 17, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010


WAMPLER, Jonas E.

FROSTBURG - Jonas E. Wampler, 80, died last night at his home in Eckhart. He had been in failing health for a number of years and seriously ill for about 10 days. Mr. Wampler was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Frostburg. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna Lancaster Wampler; seven sons, Lawrence, Washington; Harry, New Freeland; Thomas, Coraopolis, Pa.; Leonard and Floyd, Frostburg; Benjamin, Richmond, Ind., and Raymond Wampler, Towson; a daughter, Mrs. George Hixenbaugh, this city; a brother, William Wampler, Frostburg, and a sister, Mrs. Elmer Lancaster, Zanesville, Ohio.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 11, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011


WAMPLER, Mrs. Monna L. Teats Wahl, nee Elza
 
OLDTOWN - Mrs. Monna L. Wampler, 70, of RD 1, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born in Witmer, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Salem Elza and Maxie (Jordan) Elza. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Noah Teats and George O. Wahl, Sr. She was a member of the Glendale Church of the Brethren, Flintstone. Surviving are her husband, Edward L. Wampler; a son, Lonnie R. Teats, Baltimore; two daughters, Mrs. Reda Frazee, Baltimore, and Miss Betty Teats, Houston, Tex.; two stepsons, Edwin Wampler, Arizona, and William Wampler, Hagerstown; two step-daughters, Mrs. Marcella Groer, Grantsville, and Mrs. Rosa McKenzie, Baltimore; nine grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Wednesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Earl Harper. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery, Friendsville.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 6, 1985
[Monna is the 2nd wife of Edward L. Wampler. His first wife was Lula Crowe.]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 29, 2012

WAMPLER, Raymond Ausburn
 
Raymond Ausburn, Wampler, 88, Swanton, died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland.  Born Aug. 5, 1912, in Avilton, he was a son of the late Jonas E. and Sarah Ann Charlotte (Lancaster) Wampler. He was also preceded in death by six brothers, Lawrence, Harry, Thomas, Leonard, Benjamin, and Floyd Wampler, and one sister, Margaret Loufresha Hixenbaugh.  He was a retired tool and dye man with Martin-Marietta Corp., Baltimore, and was also a self-employed carpenter and building contractor. He was affiliated with the Church of the Brethren in Baltimore.  Surviving are his wife, Dorcas Evelyn (Broadwater) Wampler, with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage on April 11; two daughters, Helen Mainhart, Brookfield Center, Conn., and Judy Harhager, Stewartstown, Pa.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville. A service was conducted at God's Ark of Safety, Frostburg, on Sunday, July 8, with the Rev. J. Richard Greene officiating. Interment was in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed to God's Ark of Safety Building Fund.
abt. Thursday, July 5, 2001; Newman Funeral Home obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 11, 2014
 

WAMPLER, Mrs. Rosina Atkinson (abridged)
 
FROSTBURG —
Rosina (Atkinson) Wampler, 67, of Frostburg, went to be with Jesus on Monday, April 13, 2009, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 21, 1941, she was the daughter of Mary B. (Wilson) Atkinson, of Frostburg Village Nursing Care Center, and the late Charles O. Atkinson. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John “Jack” L. and Charles William “Bill” Atkinson. She was an active member of Frostburg Nazarene Church and will be sorely missed by her friends in the Ladies Prayer Group. She also attended The Gathering at Trinity Assembly of God in Midlothian, as well as Shaft United Methodist Church, and will be missed by her church family there. In addition to her mother, she will be greatly missed by her husband of 47 years, John C. Wampler; one daughter, Karen Skidmore and husband Shaun, Grantsville; one son, John R. “Randy” Wampler and wife Sarah, Cookville, Tenn.; one brother, Richard Atkinson and wife Brenda, Shaft; one sister, Mary-Lou Zufall and husband Jim, Cresaptown; six grandchildren, Jaime Curtis and husband Joel, Wray Skidmore, Damara Wampler, Kristin Skidmore, Skyler Wampler and Bella Wampler; three great-grandchildren, Cosette, Elias and Noah Curtis; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 1 p.m. with Mr. Joel Curtis and the Rev. Jimmie Blair officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Darryl Wampler, Roger Wampler, Lyle Wampler, Wray Skidmore, Shaun Skidmore and Harold Skidmore.

April 14, 2009, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 29, 2017

WAMPLER, Mrs. Sarah Ann Lancaster

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Sarah Ann Wampler, 85, died Saturday night at the home of a son, Floyd Wampler, Eckhart. She had been in ill health for several years. A native of Allegany county, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Margaret (Blubaugh) Lancaster. She was member of Frostburg Church of the Brethren. She is survived by six other sons, Lawrence Wampler, Mayo, Md.; Harry Wampler, Parkton Md.; Thomas Wampler, Coraopolis, Pa.; Leo Wampler, Frostburg; Benjamin Wampler, Richmond, Ind.; and Raymond Wampler, Baltimore; a daughter, Mrs. Lula Hixenbaugh, Cumberland; a sister, Mrs. Nettie Myers, Frostburg; 24 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Frostburg Church of the Brethren by Rev. Herbert Alford, pastor. Burial will be in Eckhart Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 3, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009
 

WAMPLER, William Freeman
 
FROSTBURG - William Freeman Wampler, 82, died yesterday from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had reportedly been in ill health for a long period of time. Born in Avilton, Md., he was a son of the late Daniel S. and Susan (Bittinger) Wampler. He was a member of the Cherry Hill Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary (Dishong) Wampler; three sons, Saylor Wampler, RD 1, Frostburg; Edward Wampler, RD 2, Frostburg; and Harold Enlow Wampler, Manassas, Va.; seven grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted at the funeral home Friday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Joseph Lewis. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Edwin Wampler, William Wampler, Ervin Wampler, Lawrence Groer, Eugene McKenzie and Leroy Dishong.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 12, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 29, 2012

 

WARD, Mrs. Anna Allsup

Mrs Baker Ward, died at her home in Frankfort District, this county, early last Friday morning, aged 52 years, and was buried at Frankfort Sunday. She had been in declining heath for about one year, and while her death was not a surprise to her loved ones, it was nevertheless a great shock to her immediate family and a source of grief to the entire community. She was a native of Iowa, where Mr Ward and she were married more than thirty years ago. They have lived in this county near all of their married life. Her maiden name was Allsup. Mrs Ward was the mother of sixteen children, three of them preceded her to the spirit world; nine sons and four daughters, with her husband, are left to mourn their irreparable loss. The funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev H L Myerly, of the M E Church,South, and Rev J F Edwards, a former pastor. A very large crowd of sorrowing friends attended the services. Mrs Ward was a consistent Christian woman, a fond wife, a devoted mother and a highly prized neighbor. Mr Ward is one of Mineral County's most prominent citizens, and he and his children have the genuine sympathy of a large circle of true friends.
Keyser Tribune, May 19, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 23, 2010

WARD, Mrs. Anna Allsup

We are sorry to learn of the death of Mrs Anna Ward, she was a fond wife and loving mother; as a neighbor she was kind and willing to help in time of need. We extend sympathy to the entire bereaved family.
Keyser Tribune, May 26, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 23, 2010

WARD, Mrs Cecelia Josephine Kean

Mrs Cecelia Josephine Ward, 70, widow of Peter Louis Ward, died last night at her residence, 408 Beall Street.  She had been in failing health two years.  A native of Cumberland, Mrs Ward was a daughter of Michael and Mary (Driscoll) Kean.  She held membership in St Patrick's Catholic Church.  Surviving are a son, William T Ward, Charlottesville, Va; three daughters: Mrs Virgil McClure, city; Mrs C J McCabe, Central Valley, NY and Miss M Jane Ward at home: a sister, Mrs Jennie McDonnell, Chicago and three grandchildren.  Her husband died in 1940.  The body is at the George Funeral Home.  A requiem high mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a.m. in St Patrick's Church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, April 19, 1954 - pg 7, col 1;  Find A Grave Memorial# 161638879;  (Courtesy of Pat Dailey)  Posted January 7, 2017

WARD, Mrs. Doris Stilwell
 
Doris S. Ward, 73, of 49 Broadway, died Saturday, June 16, 1990, at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home where she had resided for the past three years. Born on August 10, 1916 in Westerloo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Winthrop and Carrie (Gage) Stilwell. Mrs. Ward was the former owner and operator of the Yarn Shop on Broadway for 20 years. She was the former pianist at the Harvest Labor Chapel and a member and pianist of the First English Baptist Church, where she was active in the Sunday school and girl's youth organizations. She also was the valedictorian of the 1934 graduating class of Beall High School. Surviving are her husband, Howard F. Ward; three sons, Ronald H. Ward, Frederick; Gerald F. Ward, Rockville; and Larry A. Ward, Frostburg. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Vera Miller, Tucson, AZ and three grandchildren, Gerald Jr.; Jeffrey, and Natalie.
(This is from a First English Baptist Church bulletin dated June 24, 1990)
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted December 14, 2013

WARD, Earl E. Sr.
 
Frostburg - Earl E. Ward Sr., 89, formerly of West Mechanic Street, died Thursday at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home. Born here, he was a son of the late Melvin M. Ward Sr. and Elizabeth (Folk) Ward. Mr. Ward's wife, the former Isabel Conrad, preceded him in death. He was a retired bricklayer, an Army veteran of World War I, and a member of First English Baptist Church and Farrady Post 24, American Legion. Surviving are one son, Earl E. Ward Jr., of California; two sisters, Mrs. Lottie E. McFarland, of the Frostburg Village Nursing Home; Mrs. Hazel Miller, Frostburg; two brothers, Elmer D. Ward, Lonaconing; Howard F. Ward, Frostburg; two grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family suggests that memorials be directed to First English Baptist Church. The Durst Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cumberland Times/News  Friday Dec. 28, 1984
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted December 14, 2013

WARD, Edward Leonadis
 
Keyser, W. Va., Dec. 7 —
Services for Edward Leonadis Ward, 63, Knobley road, near Short Gap, who died yesterday, will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at the Fort Ashby Methodist Church. The Rev. W.E. Albright, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. A farmer, Mr. Ward was a native of Mineral county and for the past 16 years had been a school bus driver. He was a son of the late Baker H. and Annie (Allsup) Ward. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Susie (Marker) Ward; a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Collins, Ridgeley; three sons, James, Route 2, Keyser; Rex and Lee, at home; seven brothers, Edgar C. Ward, Keyser, his twin; George B., Keyser; Harry S. and Bruce W., Ridgeley; Richard and Orville, both of Zanesville, Ohio; Ray, Barlow, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Sue Rumer, Cleveland; Mrs. Ada Weimer, New Creek; Mrs. Ora Beebee, Walertown, Ohio; and Mrs. Grace Dugger, Emporia, Va.

Published in the Cumberland Times, Sunday, December 8, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WARD, Mrs. Elizabeth Cunningham

Mrs Elizabeth Ward, 79, Baltimore, formerly of Midland, died Tuesday in Baltimore. Her husband Henry Ward preceded her in death. Survivors include four daughters: Mrs Nellie Manley, Towson; Mrs Mary Wade, Baltimore; Mrs Theresa Brannon, Mt Savage and Mrs Angelia Dondero, Hyattsville; 17 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren. Services will be conducted in Baltimore tomorrow.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, November 21, 1968 - pg 32, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 15, 2011

WARD, French E.

French E. Ward, 74, of 500 Carskadon Lane, Keyser, and formerly of Piedmont, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Ward was born in Westernport, Md., on July 3, 1927, and was the son of the late John E. Ward and Elizabeth Grove Ward. He was a 1948 graduate of Piedmont High School and was a sideline manager in basketball for many years. He was retired from the W.Va. State Road Commission where he worked as a sign painter for over 20 years. He was a member of Saint James Episcopal Church in Westernport and a member of the Tri-Towns Lions Club where he served as the Lion Tamer and greeter for many years.  Ward is survived by two brothers: Kenneth Ward, and wife, Laura, of Keyser; and Richard L. Ward of Tyler, Tx. He also survived by two nieces and three nephews: Ken Ward Jr., Charleston, W.Va.; Molly Beth Ward, Marlton, NJ; Jason Ward, Atlanta, Georgia; John Ward, Ellensburg, Wa; and Amy Ward Pitto of Pleasanton, Ca. The family will receive friends at the Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont on Wednesday evening from 7 until 9 a.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 11, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Manning Smith, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Members of the Tri-Towns Lions Club will service as pallbearers.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 9, 2002
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 15, 2015

WARD, John and son George

MORGANTOWN - After an all day search, the bodies of John Ward, 50 years old, and his son George, aged 12, were taken from the Monongahela river near Catawba, W. Va., last midnight. The authorities scent murder, as the bodies bore evidence of rough handling and they were bruised and the clothing torn, indicating a struggle. The pockets of both had been rifled. A negro is known to have followed Ward and his son from the B&O depot to a river bank, where the father and son climbed into a skiff across the river to their home. The officers are making a wide search for the negro. Ward, who was a section foreman on the Buckhannon and Northern Railroad and his son had been on a business trip to Fairmont. They returned to Catawba by train and started for home on the other side of the river. A friend accompanied them get into the skiff. A negro followed the three up the track. This was the last seen of the two alive. The finding of the elder man's hat and the half filled boat told the story of the tragedy. Mrs. Ward and two sons and a daughter survive, the oldest child being thirteen years old.
Keyser Tribune, November 28, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 29, 2010


WARD, Mrs. Kathleen Adams
 
Frostburg - Mrs. Kathleen (Kay) Ward, 66, of 192 West Ormond Street, died yesterday at her residence.  Born in Lewiston, Me., she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Gillen) Adams. She was a member of First English Baptist Church.  Surviving are her husband, Melvin R. Ward and a brother, George Adams, Clearfield, Fla.  The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 3 until 5 pm and from 7 until 9 pm.  A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 pm. Rev. Donald E. Walls will offficiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.  Pallbearers will be Ronald Ward, Gerald Ward, Harry Dishong, William Eisle, James Elias and Ellis Chaney.
Cumberland Times -July 28, 1970
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted November 30, 2013

Name: M. Jane Ward, 79, of Cumberland, MD 
Parents: Not included 
DOB: Not included 
DOD: Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at the Country House, Cumberland, MD 
Survived by: one nephew 
Burial: March 9, 2004, St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2014

WARD, (child) Jerry Donald

Private services for Jerry Donald Ward, five year old son of [J. Donald and] Margaret (Blauch) Ward, Short Gap, W. Va., who died Saturday at Memorial Hospital, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. from the Hafer Funeral Home. Rev. Chester Helmick, of Pinto Mennonite Church, and Rev. James H. Lotspeich, pastor of Fort Ashby Methodist Church, will officiate with burial in Pinto Cemetery.  A first grade pupil of Short Gap School, the boy became ill Wednesday and was admitted to the hospital several hours before he died.  Surviving besides his parents, are a sister Nancy Ward, at home; his maternal grandparents, Bruce and Ethel (McKenzie) Blauch, Short Gap; the paternal grandparents, Henry and Nora (Pyles) Ward, Short Gap, and his maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Susie McKenzie, McMullen Highway.
Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, November 7, 1949
(Courtesy of Ray Leidinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted November 9, 2015

WARD, Mrs. Margaret L. Blauch

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Margaret L. (Blauch) Ward, 69, of Dawn View Manor Nursing Home, formerly of Short Gap, died Wednesday, May 31, 1995, at Sacred Heart Hospice Unit, Cumberland. Born March 7, 1926 in Pinto, she was the daughter of the late Bruce F. and Ethel (McKenzie) Blauch. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Donald Ward in 1970; one son, Jerry Ward; one sister, Evelyn Hiett; and two brothers, John and Homer Blauch. Mrs. Ward was a homemaker and was a member of Pinto Mennonite Church; Frankfort District Historical Society; AARP; and former member of Woodmen of the World. Survivors are two daughters, Nancy Bond and husband Joe of Charleston and Donna VanMeter and husband Wayne of Rawlings; four brothers, Haven Blauch and wife Ester of Lancaster, Pa., Thomas Blauch and wife Ruth of Tampa, Fla., George Blauch and wife Dorris of Hartsville, Tenn. and Bruce Blauch, Jr. of Hartsville; two sisters, Loretta Thomas and husband Carl of Short Gap, and Darlene Gulino and husband Tony of Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Donnie Mullennex of Nitro, W.Va., Debbie Kullman of Lake Powell, Utah, Steven Mullennex of Rochester, Minn., Amy Keough of Otis Air Force Base, Maine, Jamie Kesner of Rawlings, Bryan Kesner of Rawlings, Rodney VanMeter of Rawlings, Dustin VanMeter of Rawlings; and one great-granddaughter, Laura Mullennex. Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cresaptown, on Friday. Services will be conducted at Scarpelli Funeral Home on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Lester Hershey officiating. Interment will be in Pinto Mennonite Cemetery.
Cumberland Times-News, Friday, June 2, 1995
[NB: Ethel May McKenzie Blauch did not die until August 12, 1995]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2015

WARD, Melvin McKee
 
Frostburg - Melvin M. Ward Sr., 87, died last evening at the Allegany County Infirmary.  Born at Wellersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Pinkney Pleasant and Rebecca (Gallagher) Ward. He had been a life resident of Frostburg. He was a retired bricklayer and was a member of the First English Baptist Church.  Surviving are five sons, Ray H. and Earl Ward, both of Washington; Melvin, Elmer and Howard F. Ward, all of Frostburg; two daughters, Mrs. John McFarland and Mrs. Earl Miller, both of Frostburg; a brother, Shannon Ward, Baltimore, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received after 7 pm  today.
(Born July 1, 1871 and died Sept 15, 1958)
Cumberland Times - Sept. 16, 1958
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted December 14, 2013

 

WARD, Mrs. Michael

Mrs. Michael Ward, one of the oldest settlers of Keyser died at her home on Gilmore street last Sunday morning at 7:30 o'clock, aged 95 years. Funeral services were held at the Catholic Church on Tuesday morning after which she was taken to Westernport and buried in St. Peter's cemetery. She leaves four children, Mrs. Michael Dugan, Michael and Annie Ward, of Keyser, and Mrs. Duffy, of Cumberland.
Mineral Daily News, August 15, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 9, 2010


WARD, Ray H. 
 
Frostburg - Ray H. Ward, 74, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died in a hospital there Friday.  Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Melvin M. and Elizabeth (Folk) Ward. Mr. Ward was a retired bricklaying contractor and was a member of the First English Baptist Church, BPO Elks 470 there, Bricklayers International Local No. 6, Cumberland, and Farraday Post 24 American Legion, Frostburg. He was a veteran of World War I.  Surviving are widow, Mrs. Mary (Vokes) Ward; a son, Ray H. Ward Jr., at home; two sisters, Mrs. Lottie McFarland and Mrs. Hazel Miller, both of Frostburg; four brothers, Earl Ward, Washington; Elmer Ward, Lonaconing; Melvin Ward and Howard Ward, both of Frostburg. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home here tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at 1 pm. Rev. Donald E. Walls will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Farraday Post American Legion will accord graveside military rites.
(Departed April 5, 1974)
Cumberland Times - April 6, 1974
(Courtesy of Lois Brode Walls)
Posted December 14, 2013 

 

WARD, Roy

Roy Ward, 25 years old, unmarried, died Monday at the home of his father, Baker Ward, about three miles above Daniels Mill, this county, from typhoid fever. Four others in the house are ill with the disease.
Keyser Tribune November 7, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 29, 2010

WARD, Roy

SPRINGFIELD - On last Tuesday Rev. H. A. Wilson preached at Frankfort the funeral of Roy, son of Baker Ward, of Knobley. The young man's death was caused by typhoid fever, and four other members of the family have the same disease.
Keyser Tribune, November 21, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 29, 2010

 

WARD, Mrs. Susie C. Marker
 

Mrs. Susie C. Ward, 72, of Fort Ashby, died yesterday at the Pulliam Nursing Home, Keyser. She had been in ill health for four months. Born in Fort Ashby, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Atha (Berry) Marker. She was a member of Fort Ashby Methodist Church. Her husband, Edward L. Ward, preceded her in death. Surviving are three sons, Rex M. and James M., Short Gap, and Lee E. Ward, Stockport, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Thelma E. Collins, Pinto; a sister, Mrs. Bertie Wolford, Fort Ashby; two brothers, Henry and Ralph Marker, both of Fort Ashby; and four grandchildren. The body is at the Rogers Funeral Home.

Published in the Cumberland News, Wednesday, August 21, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WARD, Mrs. Winifred Maloney

Mrs. Winifred Ward, widow of Hugh Ward, formerly of Pekin. died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Anna H. Rihn. Ford City. Pa. The body will be brought to the home of Frank J Brookman, 427 Green street, Cumberland, her son-in-law, whence the funeral will take place with interment at Barton.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - February 24, 1925 - pg 16, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 16, 2010
 

WARE, Mrs. Harriet Miller

Mrs. Harriet Ware Passes Away. WAS A RESPECTED WOMAN ~ Because of Her Gentle Kindness She Was Loved By All
Bureau of the Evening Tlmes-Frostburg;Md., April 8. Mrs. Harriet Ware, aged 61, wife of Mr. John Ware, died at the family home at Wright's Crossing, on Friday morning, after an illness of about one year, caused by Bright's disease. The deceased lady was well known in the community, being of a kind and generous disposition and a splendid Christian character. She, during her life, had made many friends, who deplore her death. She is survived by her husband, Mr. John Ware, and the following children: William Ware, Misses Mary and Julia Ware, Mrs. Lizzie Anderson and Mrs. Rachel Nelson, all residing in Frostburg, and the following brothers and sisters: Samuel Miller, Wm. Miller and Mrs. Ellen Cramer, all of Dlxon, Ill.; Wilson Miller, of La Salle, Ill., and John Miller, of Meyersdale, Pa. The funeral will occur tomorrow at 2 p. m., from the residence. Services will be conducted at the home by Rev. T. E. Richards, pastor of the Congregational Church, of which the deceased was a devout member. Interment will be made in Allegany cemetery.
Evening Times (Cumberland) April  8, 1911
Posted February 28, 2010


Name: John D. "Jack" Ware, age 79 
Parents: John and Grace (Leatherman) Ware 
DOB: December 12, 1926, in Frostburg, MD 
DOD: Monday, November 20, 2006, at WMHS – Memorial Campus, Cumberland, MD 
Military: U.S. Army Veteran of WW II 
Spouse: Margaret (Long) Ware 
Predeceased by: parents; half-sister, Myrtle Smith; half-brother, William Ware 
Survived by: wife; daughters, Jacquelyn K. Brafford and husband Steven, Fredericksburg, VA; Margaret L. Wilson and husband James, Frostburg; Karla L. Yost and husband Michael, Falling Waters, WV 
Burial: November 24, 2006, Frostburg Memorial Park

 Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2014 

WARE, R. Calvin
 
R. Calvin Ware 53, of 14714 Howard Street, Cresaptown, died Friday in Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been admitted Monday. He had been ill six months. A native of Clover Lick, W.Va., he was a son of the late Roy L. and Amber (Cole) Ware and was the owner and operator of Cresap Tavern in Cresaptown. He was a member of Cresaptown United Methodist Church, Cresaptown Aerie 2883, Fraternal Order of Eagles and a veteran of World War II. Besides his widow, Mrs. Wilma (Lease) Ware, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Linda R. Lewis, Fort Stewart, Ga.; Mrs. Kala D. Dawson, Wiley Ford, and Mrs. Robin G. Fadley, Cresaptown; three-sisters, Mrs. Penelope Miller, Potomac Park; Mrs. Betty Lou Jones, Cresaptown; and Mrs. Geraldine Dick, Fairmont, W.Va.; three brothers, William D. Ware, Cresaptown; Donald C. Ware, Amcelle Acres; Charles K. Ware, Cresaptown, and six grandchildren. Services will be conducted at the George Funeral Home today at 11 a.m. Rev. Harold McClay Jr. will officiate and interment will be in the Lease Cemetery, Cresaptown. Pallbearers, all nephews, will be Billie Smith Jr., Mark Jones, Victor Lease, Ruben Lease Jr., Chris Dick, Michael Lease, Charles Ware Jr. and Donald Ware Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence Strickland, Raymond Barton, Douglas Breedlove, James Skelly, Cecil Ward, Edward Ellis, Ralph Skelly and Leon Simmons.
Cumberland News, August 1, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 19, 2013

WARE, Mrs. Venona Layman

MIDLOTHIAN - Mrs. Venona Ware, 75, died Saturday in Meyersdale Community hospital. Born in Carlos, she was a daughter ot the late Robert and Rose (Skidmore) Layman and was a retired employe of Michael Berkowilz Company. She is survived by her husband, William S. Ware, a son, Charles R. Ware, Midlothian; two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Soba, Michigan and Mrs. Mae Crosten, Frostburg; two brothers, William and James Layman, both of Detroit; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home by Rev. Raymond Davis. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Samuel Bennett, Danny McCaffery, Jerry Lepley. Harold Barberry, Stephen Lepley and Edward Hamilton.
Monday, 2 August 1976; The Cumberland News
Posted February 12, 2011

 
WARN, Daniel William

Frostburg, Md., Dec. 29 - Daniel W. Warn, aged 66 years, a resident of Avilton, Md. and well known to many Frostburg people, died at his home, Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from acute Bright's disease. Besides his wife he is survived by the following children: Salem and Jabez Warn, Cleveland, Ohio; Stanley Warn and Mrs. Amelia Broadwater, Bridgeville, Del.; Charles and Wilfred[sic, Wilford] Warn and Mrs. Stanley Crowe, Garrett county; one sister, Mrs. John Tiley, East Union street, and two brothers, Lincoln Warn, Spokane, Walsh[sic], and James Warn, Richmound, Canada also survive.  William Warn, a local business man, is a nephew. The funeral will likely be held tomorrow afternoon from the home in Avilton.  Burial will be in the Allegany cemetery.
Thursday, 29 December 1921; Cumberland Evening Times
~Genie
Posted June 22, 2011



WARN, Jabez, Sr.

Frostburg - Jabez Warn, 79, of 2769 Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Fla, died Thursday in St. Mary's Hospital there, where he had been a patient two weeks. He was born in Avilton, a son of the late Daniel and Margaret (Humbertson) Warn. His wife, Delia Warn, preceded him in death, and he is survived by three sons, Jabez Warn Jr., West Palm Beach and David and Paul Warn, both of Cleveland, Ohio, and two brothers, Stanley and Wilford Warn, Frostburg. The body will be taken to the Baker Funeral Home in Berea, Ohio, where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today.  Interment will be in West Park Cemetery, Cleveland.
Monday, 29 April 1969; The Cumberland News
~Genie
Posted June 22, 2011


WARN, Mrs. Margaret Humbertson

Frostburg, Feb. 28 - Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Warn, aged 77, who died at her home in Avilton, Garrett county, Sunday, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Mt. Zion Church, Rev. A. C. Bell(?), pastor of the Grantsville M. E. Church will officiate.  Interment will be in Allegany Cemetery. Mrs. Warn was the wife of the late Daniel Warn and is survived by the following children: Mrs. Robert Crowe, Avilton, Salem and Jabez Warn, Cleveland; Charles and Wilford Warn, Avilton and Stanley Warn, Frostburg, and two brothers, Salem Humbertson and Howard Humbertson, Cumberland. Mrs. Warn was a lifetime resident of Garrett County.
Cumberland Evening Times; Tuesday, 28 February 1933
~Genie
Posted June 22, 2011

WARN, W. H.

Meyersdale, February 1 - The funeral of W. H. Warn, who died suddenly Saturday morning, were held from the late residence of the deceased this afternoon. Rev. Charles P. MacLaughlin, pastor of Zion's Evangelical Church, officiated. Interment was made in Union cemetery. A large concourse of relatives and friends of the deceased attended the services.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 2, 1910
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 6, 2015

 

WARNE, Mrs. Florence McKenzie

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Florence Warne, 61, wife of Stanley Warne, 66 West Main Street, died yesterday several hours after being admitted to Miners Hospital. Born at Avilton, she was a daughter of the late Cletus and Martha (Hetz) McKenzie. Mrs. Warne was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Sodality of the parish and the Women of the Moose. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Everett Warne, Frostburg, and Russell Warne, Meyersdale; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Chaney, Frostburg, and Miss Darlene Warne, at home; two brothers, Harry McKenzie, Klondyke, and Gorey McKenzie, Frostburg, and three sisters, Mrs. George Timney, Massillon, Ohio; Mrs. Enoch Broadwater, Mapleton, Ohio, and Mrs. Patrick McKenzie, Frostburg. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011

 

WARNE, Mrs. Mabel Alberta Baker

Mabel Alberta Warne, 71, of 110 W. College Ave., Frostburg, Md., died June 21, 2002, at home following a long battle with cancer. Born Nov. 2, 1930 in Pocahontas, she was the daughter of the late James and Loretta (Crowe) Baker. In addition to parents, preceded in death by five brothers, Arthur, Frank, Floyd, Albert and Paul Baker, and three sisters, Eliza Baker, Minnie Zearfoss and Josephine Miller. Survived by three sons, Keith Warne and wife Ellie, Dover, Del., Kenneth Warne and special friend Rev. Msgr. Michael K. Carroll, Basye, Va., and Stephen Warne and girlfriend Cindy Dugan, Frostburg, Md.; daughter, Tina Anderson and husband Bill, Frostburg, Md.; a very special friend, Frank Simpson, Lonaconing, Md.; two granddaughters Amy Fike and fiance Jai Mastro, Avon, N.C., and Kelly Warne, Dover, Del.; two grandsons, Brian Fike and wife Marion, Georgia, and Kevin Warne, Dover, Del.; one step-grandson, Josh Anderson, Va.; five sisters, Katherine Baker, Del., Loretta Gracie and husband Richard, Frostburg, Md., Dorothy Llewellyn, Union Bridge, Md., Elva Watkins, Frostburg, Md. and Ruth Holt, Meyersdale; and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired from Snyder Potatoes of Berlin. Member of St. Michael's, Catholic Church, Frostburg SCAMPS, Frostburg Senior Citizens, the Loyal Order of Moose, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Seniors Sunday night bowling league, all of Frostburg. She traveled to compete and win in the Senior Olympics. She was a kind and giving person who lived for her family. She loved to dance and have fun. Friends were received Sunday and will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave., where the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary memorial service was held Sunday evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, with Rev. Fr. William Moody as celebrant, and Rev. Msgr. Michael Carroll as concelebrant. Interment, Frostburg Memorial Park. A reception will be held at the Gunter Hotel, 11 W. Main St., Frostburg, Md., following the Interment. The family requests memorials be directed to Home Hospice Services, c/o Linda Valentine, Nurse Mgr., 9211 Seton Drive, Cumberland, Md. 21502, in memory of Mabel.
Daily American, June 24, 2002
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 6, 2011

Name: Marie A. Warner, 87, of Winchester Road, Cumberland, MD 
Parents: Joseph M. and Marie A. (Tichy) Briner 
DOB: July 22, 1915, in Baltimore, MD 
DOD: Wednesday, January 8, 2003, at her residence 
Spouse: Argil H. Warner, who died serving his country in WW II 
Predeceased by: parents; husband
 Survived by: daughter, Rita M. Warner Marks, Winchester Road, Cumberland, MD 
Burial: January 10, 2003, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery, Cumberland
 
Source: Hafer Funeral Service, LaVale, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 3, 2014

WARNER, Mrs. Mary Caroline Jackie McKenzie

FROSTBURG - Mary Caroline Jackie Warner, 76, of 79 Old Blocher Road, Frostburg (Garrett County), died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born May 14, 1926, in Avilton, she was a daughter of the late Sebastian William and Ethel Frances (Garlitz) McKenzie. She was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Shirley Resh; and two brothers, Gerald and Francis McKenzie. Mrs. Warner was of the Catholic Faith and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, William K. Warner; one stepdaughter, Wanda Garlitz, Avilton; two brothers, Paul McKenzie, Avilton, and Jesse McKenzie, Northfield, Ohio; four sisters, Madeline Maust, Avilton, Betty O'Grince, Frostburg, Margaret Pallotta, Bedford, Ohio, Jennie Mae Vivian, Blacksburg, Va.; 11 step-grandchildren; and 20 step great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be conducted on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Anns Cemetery.
Cumberland Times-News; about Thursday, January 9, 2003
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 4, 2011 

WARNER, Washington
 
Frostburg, Dec. 17 — Washington Warner, 89, died at 5 p. m., yesterday, at the home of his son, Milton Warner, Finzel. Mr. Warner, a retired farmer, had been in failing health for some time. He was a member of the Greenville Lutheran Church. Besides the son, with whom he resided, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Clarence Rosenberger, Finzel; Mrs. Annie McKenzie, Mrs. Elbridge Crowe, Mrs. Joseph McKenzie and Mrs. Saloma LaRue, this city. He had fifteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. He was a brother of George Warner, Somerset, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 17, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011

 

WARNICK, Agnes Willis

ELK GARDEN NEWS - Agnes, wife of Mason O Warnick, died Sat, Jan 13, 1912, aged 61 years, 5 months, and 12 days. She was born near Bloomington Md. She leaves to mourn their loss three brothers. Fred, Thomas, and John Willis, of Pennsylvania, two sons, Howard, of Senior, Pa., and William, of Elk Garden. There are five daughters, Mrs. Wm. Mowery of Frankville W. Va. Mrs. Robert Dearmit, of Salisbury, Pa, Mrs. Ed McDonald, Mrs. Geo. Harding and Mrs. John Coleman, of Elk Garden. Funeral Services were conducted in the Nethkenville church on Wednesday, and interment in the Nethken Hill cemetery. W. H. Kight had charge of the funeral.
Keyser Tribune, January 19, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010

  
WARNICK, Mrs. Bessie M. Friend

MRS. WILLIAM T. WARNICK
Mrs. Bessie M. Warnick, 80, wife of William T. Warnick, Swanton, died early yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where she was a patient five days. Born at Swanton, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Harriett (Comp) Friend. Surviving, beside her husband, are a son, John W. Warnick, Swanton; two daughters, Mrs. John Dailey, this city, and Mrs. Leonard Sweitzer, Bedford Road; two sisters, Mrs. J. Burr Saville, Romney, and Mrs. Anna Landis, Keyser, ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Leighton Funeral Home, Oakland, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 11 a. m. at Swanton Methodist Church by Rev. Roy Butler and interment will be in George Cemetery, Swanton.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Monday, November 4, 1963 - pg 26, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 20, 2010

 

WARNICK, Miss Beulah

We are sorry to learn of the death of Miss Beulah Warnick, daughter of Mrs Adna Warnick, of Cumberland. She died of typhoid fever May 14th, aged 18 years and the body was interred at Cumberland on Tuesday.
Keyser Tribune, May 19, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 23, 2010

 WARNICK, Miss Beulah

Miss Beulah Warnick, 18 years old died at the home of her mother, 4 Glenn St, Cumberland MD, Sun morning of typhoid fever. She was buried in Cumberland Tuesday. The family moved from Elk Garden to Cumberland and Miss Warnick will be mourned by many friends and relatives in Elk Garden and vicinity.
Keyser Tribune, May 19, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 23, 2010
 

WARNICK, Ellis L.

BARTON - Ellis Lee Warnick, 78, of Moscow Mills, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at his residence.  Born March 23, 1926, in Garrett Co., he was the son of the late Troxell N. and Annie Laura (Broadwater) Warnick Smith.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard, Roy and Harry Warnick; and two sisters, Leona Shockey and Bernadine Moffatt. Ellis retired from the Allegany Co. Board of Education, maintenance department.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in World War II. Ellis was no stranger to hard work and was well known for his craftsmanship as a roofer.  He enjoyed playing set-back with his friends and family.  Ellis enjoyed life and always had a smile for everyone. Being a husband, father and Pap brought Ellis the most joy in his life. Mr. Warnick was a lifetime member of the Dogwood Flat Hunting and Fishing Club; a member of the Garfield Arch Chapter 30 of Royal Arch Masonry; a member of the Barton American Legion Post 189; the Lonaconing V.F.W.; Georges Creek Valley Lodge 161 A.F. & A.M.; 32nd Degree Scottish Rite; and a member of the Ali Ghan Shrine. Ellis is survived by his loving wife, Edna Katherine (Grove) Warnick; his children, Mandy Keller and husband John, Barton, Ellis Warnick Jr. and fiancée Crystal McKee, Cumberland, Kim Martin and husband Marvin, Moscow, Troxell Warnick and wife Trina, Moscow, Adam Warnick and girlfriend Brittany Lease, at home, and Holli Warnick, at home; grandchildren, Miranda and John Keller, Amber, Crystal, Dilan and Keith Warnick, Brandi, Jesse and Tanner Fairgrieve; and one great-granddaughter, Caeleigh Keller.  Also surviving Ellis are two special boys, he treated as grandchildren, Justin Fuller and Dylan McKee; two sisters, Freda Rogers, Reading, PA, and Hazel Mason, Rock Hill, SC; and three brothers, Leslie, Lonaconing, Bernerd, Mount Zion, IL, and Donald, Pontiac, MI. The family will receive friends at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Georges Creek Valley Lodge 161 A.F. & A.M. will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Boal Chapel, on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Charles Vinci officiating. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills, where full military honors will be accorded at graveside.

 

WARNICK, Mrs. Estelle E.

Estelle E. Warnick, 86, of 421 Hammond St., Apt. 308, Westernport, Md., passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2004, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va. Born September 20, 1918, in Panama City, Fla., she was the last survivor of her immediate family. Mrs. Warnick was a homemaker, and she was also a member of the First Baptist Church, Westernport. She leaves behind two sons, Grant Warnick of Texas and Donald Gay of Florida; two daughters, April Nobles of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Gloria Badala of Lake Carmel, N.Y.; and eight grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Friday at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Bruce Glisson officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, December 9, 2004   
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 22, 2015

WARNICK, Mrs. Frances J. Leatherman

Frances J. Warnick, 79, of Jackson Street, died Wednesday at Frostburg Community Hospital. She was a native of National, the daughter of the late David and Agnes (Emerson) Leatherman. Her husband, John (Ernie) Warnick, preceded her in death. Surviving are three sons, Harold W. Leatherman, Norman R. Warnick and Kenneth G. Warnick; five daughters, Mrs. Charles Bartlett, Mrs. Robert Muir, Mrs. Earl Muir, Mrs. James McGregor and Mrs. Emerson Broadwater, all of Lonaconing; one sister, Mrs. John Ware, and one brother, David Leatherman, also of Lonaconing. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p.m. by Rev. Louis W. Terry, pastor of First English Baptist Church, Frostburg. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, September 30, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009

WARNICK, Frederick Walter, Sr. (abridged)

ROMNEY - Frederick "Fred" Walter Warnick, Sr., 54, of Romney, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 29, 2005. Born July 19, 1950, in Cumberland, Md., he is survived by his father H. Fred Warnick and wife Alice, of Westernport, Md. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean Elaine Boal Warnick on July 27, 2001, and one son, Frederick "Freddie" Walter Warnick, Jr. on April 27, 1999. He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Pittsburgh, in l971. Upon graduation he joined the family-owned Boal Funeral Home of which he became co-owner in l976. In 2000 Fred and Debbie purchased the Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney, which is now the Shaffer-Warnick Funeral Home. Following a fire, which destroyed a large portion of Westernport's Main Street, Fred spearheaded a massive clean-up effort involving many business leaders and volunteers. He served as a director of the Westernport Revitalization Corporation in which he was in charge of re-development of the town. Established as a result of their efforts were the Port West Restaurant, WMHS Clinic, and a new attorney's office. Fred and Debbie organized, along with other Tri-Towns' citizens, the first annual Tri-Towns' Home Fest. Citizens have enjoyed this event for many years. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Debra Ann (Trenum) Warnick, of Romney; one daughter, Tracie Ann Ward and husband, Chuck, of Mt. Lake Park, Md., one brother, Royce N. Warnick and wife, Leslie, of Mt. Lake Park; two sisters, Doris Zais and husband, Bill, of Bloomington, Md., and Sarah E. Poe and husband, Rich, of Bel Air, Cumberland. "Pop Pop" is also survived by his two grandsons, Gunnar Charles Ward and Eli Frederick Ward and his granddaughter, Andie Nicole Ward, all of Mt. Lake Park .The family will receive friends on Friday, April 1, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Shaffer-Warnick Funeral Home, Romney. Funeral services will be held at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont, W.Va., on Saturday, April 2, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Bart Thompson and Dr. Roy Knight officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Memorials may be made to the Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Inc., Att: Foundation Office, Rt. 3 Box 3122, Keyser, WV 26726, or Father Martin's Ashley, PO Box 240, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Arrangements are under the direction of Shaffer-Warnick Funeral Home, Romney. Personal regards for the family of Fred W. Warnick may be sent by visiting web site www.shaffer-warnickfh.com. Personal condolences maybe offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - March 31, 2005.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 15, 2015

WARNICK, John

LONACONING — John (Ernie) Warnick, 90, of Jackson Street, died yesterday in Miners Hospital, Frostburg. He was born in Moscow, a son of the late Henry H. and Mary (Dawson) Warnick and was a retired coal miner. His survivors are his widow, Frances Jane (Leatherman) Warnick; five sons, Norman Warnick, Monaca, Pa.; Kenneth Warnick, Cumberland; Roy, Clarence and Robert Warnick, all of Pennsylvania; seven daughters, Mrs. Robert Muir, Gaithersburg; Mrs. Earl Muir, Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. James McGregor and Mrs. George Greise, both of Cumberland; Mrs. Emerson Broadwater, Lonaconing; Mrs. Mahlon Miller, Accident, and Mrs. Clarence Warnick, New Germany; four stepsons, Harold Leatherman, National; Pete Colmer, Nikep; Gilbert Colmer, Lonaconing, and Paul Colmer, Barton; two stepdaughters, Mrs. John P. Clise, Lonaconing, and Mrs. Stanley Warnick, Barton; two brothers, Clarence Warnick; Moscow, and Thomas Warnick, Detroit; four sisters, Mrs. Laura Johnson, Nikep; Mrs. Clara Timney, Lonaconing; Mrs. Mollie Thomas, Moscow; Mrs. Gilbert Green, Pennsylvania; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home by Rev. John O. Price, with interment in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 19, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 15, 2014


WARNICK, Mrs. Louise Ann Gracie
 
Louise Ann Warnick, 55, Grantsville, died Friday, June 23, 2006, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, as a result of an auto accident.  Born Aug. 29, 1950, in Cumberland, she was a daughter of Elizabeth (Moran) Gracie, Frostburg, and the late Edward "Ed" Gracie. She was also preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law, Clarence and Nellie Warnick.  Mrs. Warnick was employed as a bus aide for Garrett County Community Action Committee. She loved the children she had every day. She will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. She wasalso a member of Casselman Valley Sportsmen's Club.  In addition to her mother, she is survived by her beloved husband, Kenneth R. Warnick; devoted son, Kevin Warnick and wife Stacey, Frostburg; devoted daughter, Tina Wendling and husband Steve,Accident; two loving grandsons, Michael and Nathan Warnick; two brothers, John Gracie, Cumberland, Jim Gracie, Frostburg; and one sister, Diane Collins, Frostburg.  Friends were received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, where a service was held on Tuesday, June 27, with the Rev. David Sandvick officiating.  Interment was in New Germany Methodist Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed in care of the family.
abt.  Friday, June 23, 2006;Newman Funeral Home obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 11, 2014  

 WARNICK, Mrs. Mary Timney

MOSCOW — Mrs. Mary T. Warnick, 83, of here, died yesterday in Potomac Valley Hospital. Born here, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Ellen (Platter) Timney. She had been preceded in death by her husband, Harry Warnick. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Richard Moffatt, Mrs. James Bogie and Mrs. Alice Green, all of Lonaconing, and Mrs. Patricia Atkinson, Frostburg; five sons, Gilbert Warnick and William Warnick, both of here; Harry Warnick, of Gilmore; Cecil Warnick, Potomac Park; and Ellsworth Warnick, Cleveland; three sisters, Mrs. Susan Morgan, of here, and Mrs. Joseph Lee and Mrs. Joseph Moore, both ot Lonaconing; a brother, George Timney, Navarro, Ohio; 35 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted there Friday at 1 p. m. by Rev. Ronald Prichard. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 10, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 27, 2010

WARNICK, Mrs. Nora Broadwater

Detroit- Mrs. Nora B. Warnick, 69, of here, died Feb 26 at her home. A native of Garrett County she was a daughter of the late Peter A. and Elmedia (Garlitz) Broadwater. She was a member of Saint Raymond Catholic Church, the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin, the Alter Society, and was president of the Senior Citizen's Club. She is survived by her husband, Harrison Warnick; two sons, Harlon Warnick and Richard Warnick, here; eight sisters, Mrs. Mary Warnick, Mrs. Margaret Thomas and Mrs. Louvina Kamp, all of Detroit area; Mrs. Lucille Laraditch and Mrs. Louise Bailey, both of Washington; Mrs. Mae Durst, Mrs. Jean Rand, and Mrs. Wilda Laraditch, all of Los Angeles; two brothers, Maney Broadwater and Dennis Broadwater, both of here; and nine grandchildren.
Services were conducted at the Saint Raymond Catholic Church and interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, here.

Cumberland Evening Times
March 12, 1976
(Courtesy of Patty Friend-Thompson)
Posted June 13, 2009

WARNICK, Robert Ransell 
 
Robert Ransell Warnick, 79, Grantsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at Meyersdale Medical Center, Meyersdale, Pa.  Born Jan. 2, 1927, in New Germany, he was a son of the late Clarence and Nellie (Warnick) Warnick. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Faye (Bittinger) Warnick, July 21, 1993; one son, Gregory; two great-granddaughters; one brother, Sylvan; and one sister, Olive Stark.  He was a retired timber cutter for Gary Frantz.  He is survived by four sons, Daniel, Grantsville, Richard, Keyser's Ridge, Steven, Frostburg. and Douglas, Grantsville; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Warnick and Donna D. Warnick, both of Grantsville; seven brothers, Marvin, Ronald, Victor, Kenneth. and David Warnick, all of Grantsville, Roger Warnick, Baltimore, and Morris Warnick, Finzel; three sisters, Rose Folk and Helen Miller, both of Grantsville, and Shirley Crowe, Baltimore; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, today, Thursday, Aug. 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Alan Barky officiating.  Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.
abt. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006; Newman Funeral Home obituary
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 11, 2014

WARNICK, Stephen Paul

Stephen Paul Warnick, 54, of Pascagoula, Miss., and formerly of Keyser, W.Va., died Thursday, November 15, 2007, in Mississippi. Born February 20, 1953, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Doris Jeanne (Cook) Warnick of Keyser and the late Paul W. Warnick. Steve was a construction painter. He was a United Methodist by faith and attended Central Church of Christ in Pascagoula. Surviving in addition to his mother, Doris Jeanne Warnick, are his wife, Pamala Sue (Seaman) Warnick; his daughters, Stephanie Schweiger and husband, Robert, and Jessica Warnick, all of Austin, Texas; his two grandchildren, Alyssa and Brooke Schweiger; and his sister, Nancy N. Smith of Oklahoma. At Steve's request, his body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser.  Condolences may be sent to the family after Mr. Warnick's obituary at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - December 4, 2007
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 15, 2015

WARNICK, Mrs. Virginia Mae, nee Warnick
 
Virginia Mae "Sis" Warnick, 86, of Lower Georges Creek Road, Pekin, went to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at Braddock Hospital, Cumberland. Born July 27, 1921, in Knapps Meadow, she was the daughter of the late John Emer and Frances Jane (Leatherman) Warnick. She was preceded in death by one son, Richard H. Elkins; one sister, Carolyn Broadwater; one brother, Harold Leatherman; one grandson, Rodney Smith; and one great-great-grandson, Scott A. Smith. She was a cook at the Princess Restaurant, Frostburg, and worked and the Lonaconing Silk Mill, Lonaconing. Virginia was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and also friend to all those who came in contact with her. She was a member of the Adult Day Care Center of Lonaconing and loved to do crafts and giving them away to those she loved and enjoyed sewing. She had a passion for knick-knacks, love yard-saling and attending church related functions when her health permitted. She adored her family and loved spending time with all of them. She is survived by three daughters, Eleanor Lee Haggerty and Bill, Pekin, Helen Jane Bostjancic and Bob Scott, Lonaconing, and Mary and Michael Muir, Pekin; one son, John T. Clise, Cumberland; 14 grandchildren, Jeff, David, Bobby, Ronnie, Grag, Sheri, Denny, Rusty, Jennifer, Melanie, Amanda, April, Shelbie and Kristen; and 30 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-granchildren; three sisters, Eleanor Muir, Monrovia, Edith Muir, Cleveland, Ohio, and Juanita McGregor, Florida; and two brothers, Norman Warnick, Pennsylvania and Kenneth Warnick, Lonaconing. The family would like to thank Dr. Poonai and the 5th Floor staff of WMHS Braddock Campus, Cumberland. Family and friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, P.A., eichhorn-mckenziefh.com Lonaconing, on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Otis Lancaster officiating. At her request she will be cremated following the service. Inurnment will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
Cumberland Times-News; about 31 August 2007
(Courtesy of John Keyes/transcribed by Genie)
Posted October 27, 2012

WARNICK, Walter Paul, Jr.

KEYSER, W.Va. — W. Paul Warnick, 81, of Keyser, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 21,1921, in Westernport, Md., he was the son of the late Walter Paul and Eliza Mae (Foreman) Warnick. Mr. Warnick was a graduate of Frostburg State College and attended the University of Maryland. He taught briefly at Bruce High School and worked with the mentally challenged at Wiley Ford School. Mr. Warnick retired as a boilermaker from Combustion Engineering, Fredericksburg, Va. Mr. Warnick was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps. He was an aerial gunner, serving in the European African Campaign and in Normandy in the Northern France Central Europe Campaign. Mr. Warnick earned four Bronze Stars and an Air Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster. He was a member of the Victory Post 155 American Legion, Westernport, the Queens Point VF.W. Post 06775, McCoole, Md., the 390th Bomb Group H Veterans Association, a 50 year member of the Davis Lodge 51, A.F. & A.M., Keyser, and a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasons, Richmond, Va. He was also a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Cook Warnick; one son, Stephen Paul Warnick, Keyser; one daughter, the Rev. Nancy Anne Smith, Oklahoma City, Okla.; One brother, H. Fred Warnick, Westernport; and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney, on Saturday, May 10, from 10 until the time of service at ll a m. A Memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, May IO, at ll a.m. with the Rev. Elizabeth Villanger officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Military rites will be accorded at the Shaffer Funeral Home by veterans organizations of Hampshire County, Victory Post 155, American Legion, Westernport, and Queens Point V. F.W. Post 06775, McCoole. The arrangements are under the direction of the Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney.  Published Wednesday, May 7, 2005 in THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 3-B, col. 1. (Courtesy of Charles Riend) Posted December 17, 2016

 

WARNICK, William Thomas

SWANTON—William Thomas Warnick, 95, a retired B&O trackman, who formerly lived in this community, died in the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland where he was a patient for nine months. A native of Garrett County, he was born on November 17, 1871, and was a son of the late Burr and Mary (Paugh) Warnick. Surviving are a son, John Warnick, Swanton; two step-daughters, Mrs. Inez Sweitzer and Mrs. Violet Bailey[sic Dailey], both of Cumberland; six grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. His wife, Bessie (Friend) Warnick, preceded him in death. Mr. Warnick was a member of the Maintenance of Way Employes Union of the B&O. The body is at the Leighton-Durst Funeral Home in Oakland where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today. The body will be taken to the Swanton EUB Church tomorrow at 1 p.m. for a funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev. James F. Remley, pastor of the Bethel Methodist Church, Mt. Lake Park, and Rev. George W. Simpson, supply pastor of the Swanton EUB Church, will officiate and interment will be in the George Cemetery near Swanton.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - December 19, 1966 - pg 20, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 20, 2010

WARREN, Mrs. Catherine Bird

Graveside services were held in Greenlawn Memorial Park today for Catherine Bird Warren, 79, of East Fountain Way, Fresno, who died Wednesday in a Fresno hospital. Rev. D.V.C. Black, pastor of St. Mark's Methodist Church, officiated. Mrs. Warren was a native of Missouri and resided in California 25 years. She was a member of the Methodist church and the Order of the Eastern Star in Darling, Mo. Survivors include her husband, Glenn; a son, James E. Bird, of Arizona; three daughters, Roberta Kidney of Oildale, Virginia Drummond of Idaho, and Muriel Bryant of Fresno; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Greenlawn Mortuary.  [Unknown Source]  (Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)  Posted March 4, 2017

 
WASHABAUGH, William

In this borough, yesterday morning in the 34th year of his age, Mr. William Washabaugh, leaving a wife and four children to deplore the loss of an affectionate and tender husband and parent, which we trust "He who tempers the wind to the shorn lamb." Will guide and protect.
Chambersburg Repository, Sept. 17.
South Branch Intelligencer September 26, 1839 
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010
 

WASHINGTON, Mrs. Ann Christy Sells

KEYSER, W.Va. — Ann Christy Washington, 77, of Carskadon Lane, Keyser, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her residence. Born on Feb. 26, 1936 in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Waddell and Clemetine (Washington) Sells. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Theodore “Dub” Washington on Feb. 14, 2009; a sister, Jean Vickers; and a brother, Burt Sells. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Christy was a lab technician. She was a member of Bonnieview Apostolic Chapel and a volunteer at Heartland of Keyser. Surviving are her special niece and caregiver, Dorene F. Allen and special cousin, Jackie Washington, both of Keyser; aunt, Jenevie Gray, niece, Leslie Vickers, nephew, Robert Vickers, all of Pittsburgh; and cousin, Jeannette Hamilton of Paw Paw, W.Va.  Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the Bonnieview Apostolic Chapel, New Creek Drive, Keyser, on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Darnell Allen and the Rev. Daniel Garlitz officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to services. Private family burial services will be held in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, at a later date. The family would like to thank Dr. Mahesh Shroff for his special care and the Potomac Valley Hospice. Memorial donations may be made to Bonnieview Apostolic Chapel, P.O. Box 724, Keyser, WV 26726. Condolences may be sent to the family after Mrs. Washington’s obituary at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - May 16, 2013
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, Sylvia

Aunt Sylvia Washington, an aged colored woman of this place, died on Thursday morning, March 14, at an advanced age. “Aunty” as she was familiarly called, was well known and highly respected by both white and colored. She had friends by the score. As far as can be learned she was about 80 years of age. She leaves an aged husband and several children. Her funeral took place on Friday.
Keyser Tribune, March 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010

 

WASHINGTON, Mrs. Virginia

Virginia, wife of Edgar Washington (colored) died November 20, 1912, at her home in South Keyser of typhoid fever.
Keyser Tribune, November 22, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 8, 2010

 

W(**TER, Gladys

ELKINS, Sept 14
Hardly able to toddle around, Gladys, the little daughter of Mr and Mrs Barry W(?...ter) of Gladys, was burned beyond recognition yesterday after having strayed too near an open fire. Her screams brought her frantic mother to the scene, but her efforts to save the baby were too late. Gladys expiring an hour or so after she was burned.

KEYSER TRIBUNE, KEYSER, MINERAL COUNTY W VA., FRIDAY SEPT 20, 1907
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 19, 2010

 

WASMUTH, Mrs. Nancy Gertrude Shockey

MEYERSDALE, Jan. 21 - Mrs. Nancy Gertrude Shockey Wasmuth, 60, died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John W. Young, at Johnstown. She leaves her husband, William J.; one daughter, one brother, Irvin Shockey of Meyersdale, R. D.; one sister, Mrs. P. W. White of Meyersdale, R. D., and three grandchildren.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 21, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 28 , 2010

WASSON, Mrs. Arlene

Butler - Arlene Wasson, 89, of Butler, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005, at the Laurels of DeKalb nursing home in Butler. She was born in Elkhart and was a factory worker with the Auburn Rubber Co. and Butler Canning Factory and retired from Ball Brass Foundry. She graduated from Elkhart High School in 1934. Surviving are her husband, D.O. Wasson of Butler; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Deborah Wasson and Deo and Alice Wasson, all of Butler; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Kenneth Meyer of New Port Richie, Fla.; a brother, Robert Eairleywine, of Michigan; ten grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn Carlisle; a sister, Velma Leist; and a brother, Donald Eairleywine. Services will be held Monday in McComb, Dilgard & Cline Funeral Home, Auburn.  [d.o.d. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005; Unknown Source]  (Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)  Posted March 7, 2017

 

WASSON, Mrs. Edna Marker
 
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. —
Edna (Marker) Wasson, 89, of Fort Ashby, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born on Sept. 21, 1912, in Fort Ashby, she was the daughter of the late Caudy and Lena (Parker) Marker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Dean Wasson in 1982; three brothers, James Marker, Oscar Marker and Robert “Shorty” Marker; and two sisters, Clara Greene and Marie Hartman. Mrs. Wasson had worked at the Celanese Corporation. She was a cook at the Fort Ashby Grade School, and had also been a Cumberland Times-News carrier for many years. She was a life member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Mrs. Wasson was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department and charter member of the Fort Ashby DAR. Survivors include her son, Dean Wasson and wife Regina, Baltimore, Md.; one brother, J. William Marker, Fort Ashby; one sister, Virginia McCort, Fort Ashby; two grandchildren, Jay Bo Wasson and Edna Erne Marie Wasson; and one great-grandson, William Blake Wasson. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Fort Ashby, on Thursday and Friday. The funeral service will be conducted from Trinity United Methodist Church, on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dallas Forren officiating. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department invites all members, past and present, to participate in a memorial service at the funeral home on Friday at 8 p.m. Pallbearers will be J.W. McCort, John Douthitt, Chris Douthitt, Phil Douthitt, Paul Douthitt and Lance Evans.

Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Friday, October 26, 2001
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WASSON, H. Dean
 

H. Dean Wasson, 70, Fort Ashby, W. Va., was dead on arrival yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was a son of the late Clinton and Amanda Frances (Pearrell) Wasson. A 1932 graduate of Martinsburg High School, he was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, its official board, a charter member and past president of Fort Ashby Lions Club, a trustee of Fort Ashby Cemetery Association, a member of Masonic Lodge 86, Romney, LOOM Lodge 2226, Keyser, and associate member of Fort Ashby VFW Post 6667. Surviving are his widow, Edna (Marker) Wasson; a son, Dean E. Wasson, Fort Ashby; two grandchildren, Edna (Erne) Wasson and James E. Wasson, at home. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home today and tomorrow. Services will be conducted Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church by the Rev. Charles Rogers. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery. Masonic Lodge No. 86 will conduct a memorial service at the grave site. The Fort Ashby Lions Club will hold a service Thursday at 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Published in the Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1982
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WATERS, Joshua B.

Snow Hill -   Joshua B Waters, a retired oyster planter, died at his home in Stockton Wed, aged 75 years. He leaves a widow and one son, George Waters and a daughter, Lillian Waters.
Keyser Tribune, January 17, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010
 

WATRING, Milton K.

Milton Keith Watring, 81, of Anderson, SC, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at the Rainey Hospice House. He was born June 5, 1927, at Aurora, a son of the late Delmar and Mona Lipscomb Watring. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII and was' a member of VFW Post 5154 of Maryville, TN. He was a heavy equipment operator, a mechanic and was a retired member of Operating Engineers of Knoxville, TN, Local 1917. He was an avid fisherman and gardener. He is survived by his wife, Erma Humphrys Watring, of Anderson; sisters, Alice Stuart, of California, Jane DeRock, of Utah and Beverly Knotts, and husband, Bob, of Florida; nephews, Mike and Jerry Martin; and niece, Michelle Williams, all of Tennessee; a step-daughter, Sharon Short Ernest, and her husband, Don, of Anderson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Watring; and a sister, Carol Newsom. Grave side services were held March 9, when he was interred with full military honors at the M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622 or to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. Sullivan-King Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
Preston County News; Kingwood, WV; March 28, 2009.
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted August 1, 2009


WATKINS, Mrs. Nancy Ann Campbell

GRANTSVILLE — Nancy Ann (Campbell) Watkins, 79, of Grantsville, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Meyersdale Medical Center, Meyersdale, Pa. Born Oct. 7, 1932, in Midland, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Campbell and Stella Mae (Durst) Campbell Layman. She was also preceded in death by her step-father, Leander Layman; a step-brother, Willard "Buzz" Layman; and a step-sister, Anna Mae (Layman) Bittner. Mrs. Watkins was the Postmaster for the Grantsville Post Office for 32 years after retiring in 1992. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Grantsville BPW, Grantsville Lioness Club and a longtime member of the former St. John’s United Church of Christ. Nancy was a 1949 graduate of Grantsville High School and graduated from Johnstown Cosmetology School. She is survived by her husband, Robert Victor Watkins; four children, Toni Kay (Watkins) O’Donnell and husband, Bill, Grantsville, Mark Robert Watkins, Grantsville, Scott Victor Watkins and partner, Thomas White, Cumberland, Traci Ann (Watkins) Finzel and fiancée, Mark Minnick, Grantsville; a brother, George Layman, Grantsville; two sisters, Sara Howard, Frostburg, Judy Morlen, Westernport; seven grandchildren, Matthew O’Donnell and wife, Tawnya, Michael O’Donnell and wife, Carrie, Katie (O’Donnell) Oscanyan and husband, Nick, Zachary and Hailee Watkins, Ryan and Adam Finzel. Friends will be received at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Daniel Agnew officiating. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
Cumberland Times-News, September 10, 2012
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 5, 2013

WATKINS, Ralph J.

Ralph J. Watkins, 68, of Berlin RD 4 died Jan. 4 in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Brothersvalley Township, May 21, 1900, a son of Rudolph and Emma (Mishler) Watkins. Preceded in death by his parents and a daughter. Survived by his wife, Lucy V. (Hoffman) Watkins; the following children: Harry, Phoenix. Ariz.; Dorothy, wife of Leo Coslic, Berlin; Roy, Berlin RD 4; Helen, wife of Frank Omerzo, Cortland, Ohio; and Earl, Berlin RD 4; step brothers and step sisters, Howard Miller, Shanksville; Russell Miller, Stoystown RD 3; Maggie, wife of Silas Lambert, Stoystown RD 3: Bessie, wife of Theodore Meyers, Somerset; Cora, wife of Arthur Pierce, Akron, Ohio; 12 grandchildren. He was a member of Brothersvalley Church of the Brethren. Friends are being received in the Johnson and Son Funeral Home, Berlin, where services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William Hay officiating. Interment in Pike Cemetery.
The Somerset Daily American, Monday, January 6, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2015

 

Name:  Ruby C. Watkins, 82, of Sun City, AZ, formerly Somerset
Parents: George James and Laura C. (Watkins) Flick
DOB: January 25, 1928, in Lincoln Twp
DOD:  March 28, 2010 at her residence, Sun City, AZ
Spouse: first husband, John Berkley, second not noted
Predeceased by: parents, George James and Laura C. (Watkins) Flick; first husband John Berkley
Survived by: sons, John L. Berkley of Somerset, Jerry Lee Berkley of Justin, TX and Jeffery Thomas Watkins of Glendale, AZ. Eleven grandchildren, fourteen great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild
Burial: not noted

Source: Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014

WATSON, Mrs Bernadine Starr, nee Martz
 
Mrs Bernadine (Martz-Starr) Watson, a former resident of Cumberland, died yesterday at her home in Pittsburgh. a daughter of the late Henry and Catherine (Ennis) Martz, Mrs Watson was born in Cumberland. She was the widow of William Watson. Her first husband was Robert Starr, a well known Cumberland Policeman, who died during the influenza epidemic of 1918. Surviving are a son, Robert Starr. and three daughters, Mrs William Dunbar, Miss Helen Starr, and Mrs William Stanton, all of Pittsburgh; two brothers, George Martz and Joseph Martz both of Hershey, Pa, and four sisters, Mrs Laura Stein, Mrs Mary Matthews, Mrs Essie Wagner, And Miss Florence Martz, all of Cumberland. The body will be brought to the George Funeral Home.
Evening Times, Cumberland, MD; Wednesday, Feb 27, 1952
(Courtesy of Rebecca Starr)
Posted January 26, 2013
 

WATSON, Miss Bertha T.

FROSTBURG — Miss Bertha T. Watson, 51, died yesterday in Miners Hospital where she had been a patient three weeks. A resident of Frostburg 30 years, she was a daughter of the late David and Amanda Watson, Johnstown, Pa. Miss Watson made her home with her brother-in-law, Charles Atkinson, 90 East Main Street, Frostburg. Her only immediate survivor is a brother, Eugene Watson, Johnstown. The body is at the Hafer Funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 3, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 4, 2011
 

WATSON, Miss E. Jean

FROSTBURG, Aug. 22 — Miss
E. Jean Watson, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Watson, Eckhart, died yesterday afternoon at her home here. Suffering from a cardiac ailment for several years, she had been in critical condition the past three days. Miss Watson, a graduate of Beall High School, Class of 1946, took an active interest in church work. She was a member of Eckhart Baptist Church and taught in the church Sunday school. Since her graduation she had been employed as assistant librarian at Beall High School. Besides her parents, she leaves two sisters, Eileen and Catherine Watson, and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. John J. Bannatyne, and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Watson, all of Eckhart. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence with the Rev. Sidney Aldrich, pastor of Eckhart Baptist Church, and the Rev. W. B. Orndorff, pastor of Westernport Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Eckhart Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 22, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012
 

 

WATSON, Mrs Elizabeth Floyd

Mrs Elizabeth, wife of James B Watson, of Mannington WVa, died at 3:00 Sat morning, May 26. She has been suffering from dropsy and other complications for some time, and more than a week ago, pneumonia developed, and because of her weakened condition she was not able to successfully withstand the attack. Mrs Watson was 54 years old, and has lived in Mannington for about 10 years, during which time she had won the esteem of all her neighbors, who will miss her kind neighborly ministrations. Her immediate relatives who survive are her husband, James B Watson, two sons, James Jr and Lawrence; her mother, Mrs Barbara E Floyd. Her surviving brothers are Ezra, Zack and Lindsey Floyd of Pawpaw District and Jesse Floyd of Keyser WVa. Her sisters are Mrs Ellen Floyd, Barcinnia Floyd, Rose Anna Rogers, Sarah Mercer and Inora Robinson all of this community; and scores of other relatives in this community and else where. Mrs Watson was a devoted wife and mother, who willingly and cheerfully gave her entire time and service to her home duties. She scarcely ever was seen outside of the precincts of her home and it is there she will be most sadly missed. She became a member of the Dents Run Baptist Church several years ago, and remained in that connection till her death.
Keyser Tribune, June 2, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 23, 2010

 

WATSON, Mrs. Irene Tippen

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Irene T. Watson, 78, formerly of here, died Wednesday at her home at 2710 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, N. J. She was born at Shaft, the daughter of the late James and Anna (Morgan) Tippen. She was the widow of Charles Watson. Mrs. Watson was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Atlantic City, Paschal Bayler Tabernacle Society of that church, and the Sodality of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. She is survived by two sons, William Watson, Shaft, and Lawrence Watson, Pleasantville, N. J.; two daughters, Mrs. Raymond Gormley and Mrs. Pauline Mathews, Atlantic City; two brothers, Allan Tippen and Frank Tippen, Pontiac, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. James Quinn, Frostburg; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Sunday. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 29, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 27, 2010

WATSON, John R.

FROSTBURG — John R. Watson, 67, of 3 Jenkins Street, died Sunday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, where he had been in failing health the past year. Born in Eckhart, Mr. Watson was the son of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Porter) Watson. Twice married, his first wife Nellie (Banatynne) Watson preceded him in death. He was a member and a deacon of Eckhart Baptist Church. He retired in 1961 as manager of Consolidated Food Corporation. He was a member of Frostburg Rotary, Mountain Lodge 99 AF & AM, and United Commercial Traveler, Council 179. Surviving are his widow, Lena (Campbell) Watson, two daughters, Mrs. Robert Jamison Pittsburgh, and Mrs. William Eichhorn, Frostburg, one stepdaughter, Mrs. William Lawyer, Great Mills; four sisters, Mrs. Mae Hansel, Eckhart; Mrs. Owen Logsdon, Meadville, Pa., Mrs. William Shaffer, Westernport, and Mrs. Gordon Plummer, Eckhart; one brother, Richard Watson Jr., Eckhart; and five grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1:30 p. m. Rev. David W. Clark will officiate and burial will follow in the Eckhart Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronald and Glenn Shaffer, Ronald and Robert Hansel, Dennis Plummer and Elaine Watson. Honorary pal| bearers will be Edison Duckworth, Earl Krietzburg, Leroy LaRue, Robert Eckard and Wilson Blake.
The Cumberland News, January 25, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 5, 2011
 


WATSON, Joseph

Mrs. Elizabeth Watson, of Bloomington, leaves today for England and will take with her the remains of her son, Joseph, who was killed in the Brydon's mine last February. Undertaker, Fredlock prepared the remains for the journey. Mrs. Margaret Slee will accompany Mrs. Watson.
Piedmont Herald of 3rd.
Keyser Tribune, May 10, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010

WATSON, Mrs. Lena Van Marcotte
 

Mrs. Lena Van Watson, 73, of Fort Ashby, died Tuesday in Hampshire County Memorial Hospital at Romney, where she was admitted October 1. She had been ill two months. A native of Mooers, Clinton Co., N.Y., she was born June 27, 1886, a daughter of the late John and Sarah (Davies) Marcotte. Her husband, Thomas S. Watson, preceded her in death. Mrs. Watson was a member of the Methodist Church. The body is at the George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Carlton M. Harris, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland News, Thursday, October 8, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WATSON, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Porter
 
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Watson,78, died this morning at her home in Eckhart following an extended illness. Born in Eckhart, she was a daughter of the late Morrison T. and Ann (Rephann) Porter and widow of Richard Watson. Mrs. Watson was a member of Eckhart Baptist Church. Surviving are two sons, John R. and Richard Watson, both of Eckhart; four daughters; Mrs. Gordon Plummer and Mrs. Mae Hansel, both of Eckhart; Mrs. Owen Logsdon, Diamond, Pa.; and Mrs. William Shaffer, Westernport; three brothers, Marshall, Nathan and Russell Porter; all of Eckhart; five sisters, Mrs. Virgie Stark and Mrs. Harry Craze, both of Frostburg; Mrs. Stanley Snyder, Eckhart, and. Mrs. Frank Bloomer, Baltimore, 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 arid 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 2, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2012
 


WATSON, Mary Niner

Mary Niner Watson, 68, of 103 Stouffer Ave., died August 14, 1984, at Washington County Hospital. Born in Fort Hill, she was the daughter of John H. and Matilda Folk Niner. Her husband, Carl A. Watson, preceded her in death. She had been employed with Fairchild Industries for 30 years. She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren and the Personnel Workers Class. She was a member of the U.A.W. Local No. 842. She is survived by one sister, Helen M. Galley of Fort Hill; one step-daughter, Mary Kathryn Burton of Bluefield, W.Va.; and three step-granddaughters. Services were held at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., with the Rev. Joseph M. Quesenberry officiating. Arrangements were handled by the Rest Haven Funeral Home.
The Republic, Meyersdale, August 23, 1984
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2009

  
WATSON, Mrs. Nellie B. Bannatyne

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Nellie B. Watson, 57, died Friday at her home in Eckhart. Born in Eckhart, she was a daughter of Mrs. Mollie (Dudley) Bannatyne and the late John Bannatyne. She was a member of the Eckhart Baptist Church and the Eckhart Homemakers. Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, John R. Watson; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Jamison, Pittsburgh, and Mrs. William W. Eichhorn, of Frostburg, and two grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. The Rev. George Hattenfield will officiate and interment will be in Eckhart Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 tonight.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, February 12, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

WATSON, Robert Earl

SWANTON — Robert Earl Watson, 80, of Swanton, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, in Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville. Born June 10, 1927, in Meyersdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Lawrence and Ada (Meyers) Watson. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and David Watson and a sister, Katherine Jane McIntyre. Mr. Watson was an assistant manager for 33 years for the Flushing Shirt Factory, Grantsville, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Meadow Mountain, a member of Grantsville Post 214, American Legion for 49+ years and the Casselman Valley Sportsmen Club. He is survived by his wife, Lois E. (Wiley) Watson; a daughter, Deborah Campbell and husband Jack, of Grantsville; 3 grandchildren, Bobbie Campbell, Jackie Fratz and Chad Campbell; 10 great-grandchildren, Andrea Upole, Taylor Sebree, Colin Fratz, Skyler Fratz, Kirsten Campbell, Caleb Campbell, Levi Campbell, Joel Campbell, Spencer Morrow and Tori Morrow. Friends will be received at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grants-ville, on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Richardson officiating.  Interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery.  Military graveside rites will be accorded by Grantsville Post 214, American Legion. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Swanton. Condolences may be sent to the family at newmanfuneralhomes.com <http://www.newmanfuneralhomes.com>
January 25, 2008 Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2009


Name: Robert Scott Watson, 61, of Bloomington, MD 
Parents: Ernest and Ruby (Scott) Watson
 DOB: February 17, 1947, in Ohio 
DOD: Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, WV 
Military: U.S. Navy Veteran 
Predeceased by: parents 
Survived by: brother, Ernest E. Watson, Jr., Front Royal, VA 
Burial: Frostburg Memorial Park

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 4, 2014

WATSON, Samuel J.

The funeral of Samuel J Watson, who died Wednesday, was held in St Michael's church, the morning at 9 o'clock, closing with interment in the church cemetery. Division No 7 of Ancient Order of Hiberians took charge of the body at the residence and accompanied it to the church and cemetery.  Mr Watson was hurt about two weeks ago in Mine No 12 of the Consolidated Coal Company.  Besides the Hiberians, he was a member of the Mutual Aid Society and a policy-holder in the Prudential Insurance Company.  Mr Watson was the son of Samuel and Margaret Watson, of Midlothian, and his wife, Annie, is the daughter of Patrick and Julia Mullen, of same place.  Mr. Watson was born at Borden Mines, January 24, 1873. and was, therefore, in his 41st year; was married in 1897 by the late Rev. S. J. Clarke, Miss Annie Mullen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Patrick Mullen, becoming his bride.  Wife and five children bereaved - three daughter and two sons, ranging from 15 down to 1 1/2 years. Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, August 1, 1913 - pg 3, col 2 Find A Grave Memorial# 169303805 (Courtesy of Pat Dailey) Posted September 9, 2016

 

WATSON, Thomas Shannon
 

Thomas Shannon “Pop” Watson, 66, of RD 1, Ridgeley, died early today in Memorial Hospital where he was admitted Saturday. Born at Penns Grove, N.J., a son of the late George and Sarah (Lloyd) Watson, he came here from Indian Head when the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory began operations at Pinto. Mr. Watson had been employed at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company plant for the past 10 years. A veteran of World War I, during which he served in the Navy, Mr. Watson later enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was a band master in both branches of the military and had served as band master of the Moose Lodge 271 organization after coming here to reside. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lena (Marcotte) Watson, and a half-brother, Harry Watson, Philadelphia. The body will remain at the George Funeral Home where services will be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m. by Rev. Howard M. Amoss, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church. Interment will be in Fort Ashby (W.Va.) Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, April 28, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WATSON, William H.

FAIRMONT - William H. Watson, aged 71, a member of a prominent W. Va. family of coal operators, died today at a Richmond, Va., hospital. Clarence W. Watson, former Democratic U.S. Senator, is a younger brother.
Keyser Tribune, November 21, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 29, 2010

 

WATT, Mrs. Catherine Grahame

Hyndman, Pa., June 13 — Mrs. Catherine Watt, 73, widow of Joseph Watt, died this morning at her Stringtown, Pa., home. A native of Liverpool, Eng., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Emma (Sharp) Grahame. She was a member of the Hyndman Methodist Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Edith Emerick, Ellerslie; Mrs. Earl Emerick, Stringtown; Mrs. H. H. Emerick, Confluence, Pa., and Mrs. Elmer Emerick, city; two brothers, J. W. Grahame and Charles Grahame, both of Brooklyn, two sisters, Mrs. Isabella Baughman, Freeport, Illinois, and Mrs. George Hepburn, Hendricks, W. Va.; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 13, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 4, 2010
 

WAUGERMAN, Franklin Phillip

Mr. Franklin Phillip Waugerman, departed this life on Jan. 4, aged 84 yrs. 22 days. Mr. Waugerman has been in poor health for quite awhile. He leaves to mourn his loss a daughter Malinda (Waugerman) Corley and one grandson Franklin Corley; also two sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Sheirer and Mrs. Levi Devore. Funeral services by Rev. Evans, with interment in Lybarger Cemetery.
The Bedford Gazette, January 10, 1930
[The name on the gravestone is written Philip Franklin Wagerman, not Franklin Phillip Waugerman]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 15, 2015

WAUGERMAN, Oscar B.

Oscar B. Waugerman, 89, of Buffalo Mills RD 1, died Friday, May 7, 1971, in Bedford County Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient for nine days. Born April 17, 1882, in Buffalo Mills, he was a son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Emerick) Waugerman. His wife, the former Maude Holler, whom he married February 22, 1910, survives. Mr. Waugerman was a lumberman and a carpenter in Buffalo Mills all his life, and a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Dry Ridge. Surviving are these children: Mrs. Clara Leydig, of Buffalo Mills; Dalton Waugerman, of Manns Choice; Olive Waugerman, at home; Mrs. Leona Hyde, of Hyndman; Mrs. Marion Bonn, of Buffalo Mills; Oscar B. Waugerman, Jr., Harry Waugerman, and Mrs. Inda Logue, all of Buffalo Mills. Three brothers, Charles, of Baltimore; Edward, of Bedford; and John, of Manns Choice RD 1; 25 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren, also survive. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mrs. Amanda Shroyer, and one son, Roy, who died during World War Two. Funeral services: Monday, May 10, at 2 p.m., in the Trinity United Church of Christ, with the Rev. George O. Butz and the Rev. Charles Stetler officiating. Burial in the Dry Ridge Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. today for viewing until the hour of service. Pallbearers at Mr. Waugerman's funeral will be his grandchildren, Larry and Jeff Logue, Clyde Leydig, Jr., Neil Waugerman Warren Geisler, and Gary Waugerman.
The Bedford Gazette, May 10, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 28 , 2010


WAUGH, John A.

OCT 13 - John A. Waugh committed suicide yesterday at the home of M. C. Carter by taking strychnine. He resided at Stamping Creek and when in town it was a custom to stay at the Carter home. Persons in the street heard him call and found him on the porch in his death struggle.
A small bottle of strychnine purchased at a local drug store was found near by. He was 49 years old. He addressed a letter to his wife about the disposal of his affairs, but gave no reason for the deed.

Keyser Tribune, October 18, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010

WAUGERMAN, Mrs. Elizabeth Emerick
 
Mrs. Elizabeth Waugerman, 84, widow of Benjamin Waugerman, died yesterday at her Mann's Choice, Pa., home. She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Rebecca (Sheirer) Emerick. She was a member of the Madley Lutheran Church. Surviving are four sons, Charles, Terra Alta, W. Va.; Oscar and Edward, Buffalo Mills, Pa.; John, Mann's Choice; three daughters, Mrs. George Harlan, Dolson, Pa.; Mrs. Bruce Miller and Ruth Waugerman, Connellsville, Pa.; a brother, Jacob Emerick, Madley.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 24, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2015

WAUGERMAN, Mrs. Lydia Bunnell Jones
 
Lydia Bunnell Jones Waugerman - We are sorrowed to note the death of our friend and neighbor, Mrs. Frank Waugerman, who passed from this life to the great beyond Friday, 9 a.m. She was loved by all who knew her, always a smile and kindness to all about her. She was born September 6, 1854, died, June 22, 1928, aged 73 years 9 months and 16 days. Her (first) husband with two children preceded her to the world beyond. Those left to mourn her loss are her husband, Mr. Frank Waugerman, Mrs. Jennie Kennell, of Ellerslie, Md., Mrs. Hannah Platt, of Berlin, Pa., Mrs. Ada Bunnel, of Mendosta, Ill., Samuel B. Johns, of East Liberty, Pa., Malinda Waugerman, at home, and 30 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren. She was a life long member of the Reformed church and was interred in the Lybarger cemetery. Revs. Evans and Brychner -
The Bedford Gazette, June 29, 1928 
[note: name on grave marker is spelled Wagerman]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2015

  

 WAUGERMAN, Franklin Phillip
 
Mr. Franklin Phillip Waugerman, departed this life on Jan. 4, aged 84 yrs. 22 days. Mr. Waugerman has been in poor health for quite awhile. He leaves to mourn his loss a daughter Malinda (Waugerman) Corley and one grandson Franklin Corley; also two sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Sheirer and Mrs. Levi Devore. Funeral services by Rev. Evans, with interment in Lybarger Cemetery.
The Bedford Gazette, January 10, 1930 
[note: name on grave marker is spelled Wagerman]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2015

WAYS, George E.

George E. Ways, former city plumbing inspector and one of the oldest native born residents who lived in Cumberland all his life, died this morning at 10:30 o'clock at his home 220 Union street. Mr. Ways came from one of the pioneer families of this city and was the last of the family of Joseph H Ways. He engaged in the plumbing business all his life. Mr. Ways is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary L. Ways. who was a Miss Dailey, of Frostburg, and one son, Frank J. Ways, Pittsburgh. Of the six grandchildren, five are of his deceased daughters, Mrs. Elwood Fisher, this city, and Mrs. Bruce Flaherty, Baltimore, Mrs. Terrance J. Boyle, this city, is a niece. Mr. Ways wasa member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. He filled the position of city plumbing inspector for 11 years. W J Dailey, 240 Columbia Street is a brother-in-law. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Patrick's church. It is requested that flowers be omitted.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, October 15, 1923 - pg 23, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 2, 2011

WAYS, Mrs. Sallie Smith

At 2 o ’clock on Saturday afternoon Mrs. Sallie, wife of S. D. Ways, Jr , of this city, who has been suffering from cerebro-spinal meningitis for over eight weeks, was relieved from her sufferings by death.  Deceased was the daughter of Peter and Amelia Smith of this city, and was born May 13th, 1846. On August 30th, 1866, she married S. D Ways, J r , who with three sons and three daughters besides her father and mother, four sisters and one brother, survive.  Mrs. Ways was always known as a kind and conscientious woman who merited the confidence and good feelings of all with whom she came in contact; gifted by nature with an especial tact for making friends few women could gain and hold more well wishes than Mrs. Ways.  Since her marriage she has been a devoted member of the English Lutheran church, and was also a member of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union of this city, the members of which will attend the funeral in a body. The funeral will take place to morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the English Lutheran church. The interment will be in the Lutheran Cemetery on the Baltimore Pike.
Cumberland Daily Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,Monday, March 16, 1891 - pg 3, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 4, 2016

WAYS, Mrs. Susan Walling

Death of an Old Citizen
Mrs. Ways, wife of our old fellow citizen, Mr. S D Ways,[Sr] died yesterday morning, after a short illness, though she has been complaining for some time. The funeral will take place to-day.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, October 28, 1879 - pg 3, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 4, 2016

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