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Jay County Obituaries

Commercial Review, Thursday, December 20, 1928

    MARY E. FARBER died this morning at 10:00 o’clock at the home on Hawkins avenue in this city, following an illness developing from infirmities of age.

    She was the wife of Curtis Farber and had spent the greater part of her life in Jay county, residing in Portland during the last thirty-two years.

    The deceased was a daughter of Skilmon and Sarah Breece, and was born at Oxford, Ohio, May 24, 1844, being aged at the time of her death, 84 years, 6 months and 26 days.  She was the last surviving member of the parental family.

  She is survived by the following children:  Roesilla Jane, wife of John Freshwater, of one mile east of Bellefontaine;  Charles C. Farber, of this city;  Nancy L., wife of Henry Martin, of LaGrange;  John Oscar Farber, of Marion, and Ora Norman Farber of Portland.  One son preceded her in death.  She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

    Jacob F. Farber, a grandson, has lived at the home since the death of his father, ten years ago, and has assisted in caring for his grandmother. 

   Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Antioch church, southeast of this city. Rev. J. H. Nall, pastor of the Portland U.B. church will officiate.  Interment will be made in the Antioch cemetery.


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