Miscellaneous Garrett County Obituraries

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The small initials you see after each obit are for inventory purposes, only. The dates shown on the obits are either the actual dates of death, which will appear as part of the obituary, or the date the obit was published in the newspaper, noted at end of obit as "handwritten date."


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MERLIN M. "BUCK" MALLOW, 60, Petersburg, WV, died Oct. 22, 1994, at the Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg. Born Feb. 18, 1934, at Cabins, WV, he was a son of Verda R. (KEPLINGER) MALLOW, Cabins, and the late Granville T. MALLOW. An infant son, John H. MALLOW, preceded him in death. He was employed by Pace Pipeline Company, Greensburg, PA. He was a member of Petersburg First Baptist Church, and the Heavy Equipment Union #1058, Pittsburgh.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mary Frances (MICHAELS) MALLOW; two sons, Ricky Allen MALLOW SR., Petersburg, and Phillip Ray MALLOW, Glen Burnie; two sisters Betty GOLDIZEN, Cabins, and Mae HEBERLIG, Moorefield, WV; two brothers, Arvel MALLOW, Cabins, and Ervin MALLOW, Maysville; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; one step-granddaughter.
Service was conducted at the Petersburg First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Keaton officiating. Interment was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Maysville. - pt


BETTIE J. (REXRODE) MARKOVICH, 75, Oakland, died July 21, 1997, at the Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland. Born Sept. 17, 1922, in Deer Park, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Etta (HARDESTY) REXRODE. She was Lutheran by faith.
Body was donated to science. Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, was in charge of the arrangements. - pt


JAMES MARONEY, 67, found dead at home, from a heart attack. Service was held in St. Peter's Catholic Church, with Rev. Father Rauth officiating. Burial was made in the local cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Sept. 5, 1935) - pt


LEILA SPEICHER MARRA, 83, of Accident, died March 6, 1997, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. Born March 25, 1913, in Friendsville, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Nellie (KLINE) RODGERS. Clayton SPIECHER, her first husband, died in 1977. She was a member of the Bear Creek Church of the Brethren, where she was a pianist, organist and member of the choir as well as the ladies group.
She is survived by her husband, Ted MARRA; two sons, Bill SPEICHER, Austin, Texas, and Tom SPEICHER, Denver, Colorado; two daughters, Beverly KLINE, Middletown, and Mary Ellen RADER, Wilmington, NC; two sisters, Phyllis STEELE, Green Lawn, Long Island, NY and Pauline KNIERIEM, Wheeling, WV; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Viewing was at the Newman Funeral Home, McHenry, services will be conducted at the Bear Creek Church of the Brethren with the Rev. William Shimmer officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. - pt


VIVIAN RUTH (PAUGH) MARSHALL, 73, Charlotte, NC, died Nov. 7, 1995, at American Transitional Health Care. Born April 15, 1922, in Garrett County. Lynn Keith MARSHALL, her husband, preceded her in death May 1981. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and the Amazing Graces of the church. She graduated from Oakland High School in 1939, and the University of Idaho, with a B. S. degree in education in 1953. In 1973 she graduated from UNCC, with a master's degree. She was a retired elementary school teacher and had served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.
Surviving are her husband, Allan D. MARSHALL: three daughters, Phyllis Louise HERRIN, Troy, Michigan, Constance Ruth THOMPSON and Ramona Anne GRAVES, both of Charlotte; three brothers, Junior Keith PAUGH and Howard Michael PAUGH, both of Baltimore and Eugene Mason PAUGH, Deer Park; five sisters, Juanita Roberta JOHNSON, Melbourne, FL, Rebecca Jane COMP, Josephine Marian ZMIJEWSKI, and Frances Modesta EVERHART, all of Baltimore and Dixie Joyce TENNOW, Walnut Creek, CA; and four grandchildren.
McEwen Funeral Home, Charlotte, received friends with services held at Grace United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kathie Clontz Sherrill and the Rev. Lloyd Pendergraph officiating. Interment was in the Evergreen City cemetery. - pt


WILSON MASON, 60, died at his home at Jennings, March 31, after an illness of several months. He was a native of Garrett County. About 39 years ago he married Eliza Jane BURKHOLDER, who with their ten children survives, also two half sisters and a half brother.
Services were held from the Jennings Lutheran Church, with Rev. A. C. Curran, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the Bittinger cemetery at Bear Hill.
(obit hand dated 1942) - pt


STEPHEN G. V. MATTINGLY, formerly of Hoyes and Mt. Lake Park, MD, died at his home in Hollywood, CA, July 18, 1936, aged 67 years, 9 months and 18 days.
He is survived by his widow, Sarah Loretta ECKHARD MATTINGLY; three sons, Montie C., James Edward, George Ivan and two daughters, Mrs. Rosalie MAZZARO and Mrs. Genevieve VOSS, and seven grandchildren.
(obit hand dated Aug. 22, 1936) - pt


FERSON MAUST, 71, died at his home near the State Line, South of Salisbury, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, Emma KEIM MAUST and one brother, Harvey, of Salisbury, PA.
Funeral services will be held from the Salisbury, PA Reformed Church and burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Feb. 14, 1935) - pt


VERA HELEN MAY - Aged 42, the daughter of Mrs. Mary MAY and the late Chas. S. MAY of Mt. Lake Park, died at her home Tuesday, following an illness of about two years.
Survived by: her mother, four brothers, Harry and Arden, of Washington, D. C.; Dewey, of Cumberland, and Garthright, at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Emroy BOLDEN, Oakland and Mrs. Flora JONES, Washington.
Services: From her late residence with Rev. Mr. David C. Trimble, rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial was in the Oakland cemetery.
(Obit hand dated August 27, 1936) - pt


DR. HENRY WHEELER MC COMAS Service for this prominent Oakland physician were held from the Methodist Church with Rev. W. S. Paterson, pastor, officiating, assisted by Rev. David C. Trimble, rector of the St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. The service at the cemetery was in charge of Garrett Lodge No. 113, Knights of Pythias, of which he was a member.
For the past several months Dr. McComas had been confined to bed at the home of his son, R. C. McComas, under care of nurses. He was one of the oldest practicing physicians in Western Maryland. He served as Mayor and councilman of Oakland, a member of the State Senate, and for the past four years as a member and treasurer of the State Conservation Commission, to which office he was appointed in 1035 by former Governor Harry W. NICE. He was the son of the late Dr. J. Lee and Ellen WHEELER MC COMAS, and was born February 12, 1865. After attending public schools in Oakland, the University of West Virginia and his graduation from University of Maryland Medical School in 1888, he came to Oakland and began the practice of his profession. Dr. McComas was a charter member of Garrett Lodge No. 113, Knights of Pythias, he was also founder and first president of the Oakland Rotary Club.
He was survived by his widow, Mrs. Annie WEST MC COMAS; four children, Mrs. Edward C. LAWRENCE, Mrs. Paul W. McINTIRE, R. C. McCOMAS and Henry W. McCOMAS, all residents of Oakland.
Obit contains special remarks by former Governor Nice and by Dr. H. A. Hawkins, a surgeon of Cumberland.
(Obit hand dated Apr. 13, 1939) - pt


CARL MC CLINTOCK, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. McClintock was born July 24th, 1910, died Sept. 4th, 1935, age 25 years, 1 month and 11 days. He was a patient at the Confluence Hospital for one week with appendicitis. December 24th, 1930, he married Miss Hazel HUFF of Frostburg.
Surviving: His wife, one daughter, Mary, his parents, three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Frederick SMITH, Mrs. Ralph BOWSER, Mrs. Albert RICHTER, Luther and Everett and an aged grandmother. He was confirmed in the English Lutheran Church of Cove on April 20, 1924. pt


EDGAR G. MEYER, president of the National Bank in Davis for about ten years, died at the home of a son, H. A. MEYER. He was 68. He was a prominent insurance broker and life-long resident of Davis. A native of Mullensburg, PA, he was born March 23, 1885. His parents were the late Herman A. and Mollie Jackson (POWELL) MEYER. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving: His widow, Mrs. Gertie (HIVICK) MEYER, three sons, H. A., Paul and Charles S. MEYER; four daughters, Mrs. Mary J. MARSHALL, Washington; Mrs. Rose MEYER, Wheeling; Mrs. Katie DeWITT, Morgantown, and Mrs. Zeta ROCKWOOD, Vallejo, CA; on brother, Frederick J. MEYER, New York City; a sister, Miss Mary B. MEYER of Washington and seven grandchildren.
Services were held at the Meyer home. Rev. A. B. Mann, pastor of Davis Presbyterian Church, officiated and interment was in Davis cemetery.
(obit hand dated December 1953) - pt


BENJAMIN FRANK MICHAEL, 80, died Saturday, January 22, at his home on National Highway, near Green Lantern Inn. Death was due to advanced years and a paralytic stroke. Born in Westernport, he was the son of the late David and Jane SIGLER MICHAEL, the last of a family of 13 children.
Surviving are: his widow, Ella E. MICHAEL, two sons, Cecil and Earl MICHAEL, one daughter, Mrs. John V. RICHARDSON, of Cumberland, and three grandchildren, Frank, Ella Fern, and Charlotte Louise RICHARDSON, also of Cumberland.
Services: Rev. D. R. Carder, Pastor of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church. Funeral service was conducted at the home.
(Obit hand dated 1938) pt


PHILIP MICHAEL- 4 months and 28 days, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur MICHAEL, former residents of Oakland, died at his home in Detroit, Michigan, December 26. The remains were brought to Oakland December 28th where interment was made in the Oakland cemetery. Rev. C. A. Shilke officiated.
(Obit had no date) - pt


ALICE E. MILLER, a lifelong resident, died at her home. She was a daughter of the late Eli and Nancy MILLER. Born in 1874 near Casselman, aged 61 years. She is survived by a son, Bruce BENDER, of Grantsville; and by a sister, Mrs. Irvin SHUEMAKER, a brother, Wilson W. MILLER, both of Grantsville. The funeral will be held from the Springs Mennonite Church, of which she was a member. Rev. M. B. Miller and Rev. G. D. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Springs Cemetery by Undertaker Winterberg.
(Obit hand dated Aug. 21, 1935) - pt


AMANDA MILLER, died September 1. She was 66 years of age and the widow of the late John J. MILLER. Surviving are three sons, Harvey MILLER, Cumberland, Earl MILLER, London, Ohio, John MILLER, Grantsville, and one daughter, Mrs. Ada BEITZEL, Bittinger. She leaves 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at St. Bethany Church of the Brethren with Rev. C. E. Metzler officiating. William Winterberg, local mortician, supervised interment in the adjoining cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Sept. 8, 1938) - pt


CLARENCE C. MILLER, 58, died of a heart attack at his home. He was born June 27, 1880, on the farm now owned by Simon ORENDORF, a son of Christian and Catherine MILLER. Forty years ago he married Catherine HAFT, of Cove. At one time he was an undertaker, but mainly engaged in farming. For the past seven years he had assisted Mrs. C. C. BEACHY on her farm near Bittinger, and moved to Grantsville about a month ago. He was an active member of the local Lutheran church and Rev. S. D. Sigler conducted the services from Mrs. C. C. BEACHY'S home. Interment was in the Grantsville cemetery.
Surviving are his wife and their three sons, Floyd, LaVale; Everett, Keyser's Ridge; and Christian, at home. Three half-brothers, Arthur, Akron, Ohio; John, Springfield, Ohio; and Harry, Manadier Ridge.
(Obit hand dated November 23, 1939) - pt


EMMANUEL J. MILLER, 49, son of Joni MILLER, Oakland, and the late Fannie (MILLER) MILLER, died after being struck by a van as he walked along State Route 96, in Londonderry Twp. PA.
The Rev. MILLER was born March 15, 1945, in Wooster, Ohio. He was the pastor of the LaVale Christian Center. He was ordained by and was a member of the Lester Sumrall Evangelic Association/Feeding the Hungry. He was on the board of Calvary Evangelistic Missions in Nigeria and a member of Tri-State for Jesus.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his step-mother, Martha MILLER, Oakland; his wife, Miriam (BEACHY) MILLER; three sons, Harland MILLER, Hyndman, Darrell MILLER, Fort Worth, TX; and James MILLER, Hyndman; four sisters, Betty PEACHY, Thomas, OK; Barbara NISSLEY, Lancaster, PA; Mattie KAUFFMAN, Crooksville, Ohio, and Fannie HOSTETLER, Winfield, PA; six brothers, Edward MILLER and Robert MILLER, both of Grantsville, Andrew MILLER, Sugarland, TX; Roy MILLER and Uriah MILLER, both of Swanton, and Ivan MILLER, New Columbia, PA; and one granddaughter.
Friends were received at the Hafer Chapel of Hill Mortuary, LaVale, MD. Memorial service will be conducted at the Maranatha Assembly of God Church, Grantsville, with the Rev. Kevin Ferguson of the Lester Sumrall Evangelic Association officiating.
Interment will be in the Springs Mennonite Cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Jan. 1995) pt


MRS. FANNIE MAUST MILLER, 39, wife of Floyd MILLER, near Grantsville, died at the Hazel McGilvery Hospital, Meyersdale, PA. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel MAUST, and is survived by her husband, nine children, Daniel Moses, Ida Savilla, and Ivan Joel (twins) Barbara Matilda, Lewis Jonas, Jacob Benedict, Catherine Leah, Allen Floyd and Fannie Miriam, one daughter, Mary Elizabeth, preceded her in death about a year ago.
Services were held at the Amish Mennonite Church, near Grantsville, with Bishop C. W. Bender and Shem Peachy, officiating. Interment was in the Amish Cemetery.
(Obit hand dated November 19, 1942) - pt


GEORGE A. MILLER, 83, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John KAHL, near Accident. He was the son of the late Phillip and Catherine (GOEHRINGER) MILLER, and a lifelong resident of Garrett County.
His wife died 43 years ago.
Surviving are ten children: a son, Adam MILLER, Oregon City, Oregon, and nine daughters, Mrs. Edwin GEORG, Mrs. John KAHL, Mrs. Frank GEORG, and Mrs. Lewis HARMON, Accident; Mrs. Earl BOWSER, Selbysport; Mrs. Albert GLASS, Uniontown, PA, Mrs. Jonas KAMP, Somerfield, PA, Mrs. August NEIL, Friendsville; and Miss Rose MILLER, Baltimore; also one sister, Mrs. Mary NOLTE, Coal Run, PA and three brothers, Lewis MILLER, Zanesville, Ohio; Melchoir MILLER, Somerset, PA and Frank MILLER, Salisbury, PA.
Funerals services were held from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, at Accident, of which he had been a member for many years, Rev. C. F. Dauphin, officiated. Interment was in the Accident cemetery.
(Obit was not dated) - pt


HARRY L. MILLER, a well known and highly esteemed merchant of Oakland died at the Johns Hopkins hospital, Baltimore. He was a native of Uniontown, PA, a son of the late Jacob and Elizabeth BORING MILLER and came to Oakland about twenty-six years ago and established a meat market business. He was a member of the Garrett Lodge, No. 113, Knights ofo Pythias and a member of the Rotary Club. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. G. W. Ache, of Uniontown, PA and one nephew, George W. Ache, Jr. of McClellandtown, PA. A brother and sister preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held from St. Matthews Episcopal church with the Rev. H. K. Jones, officiating. Burial was in the Oakland cemetery.
(Obit hand dated April 16, 1942) - pt


HARVEY H. MILLER, died of pneumonia at the home of his son, William MILLER, Akron, Ohio, on Jan. 29. He was born near Grantsville, Sept. 4, 1851. His parents were lifelong residents of Garrett County and he had lived here all his life until after the death of his wife. In 1926 he left to make his home with his daughter and son in Chester, PA and Akron, Ohio.
On March 4, 1886, he married Elizabeth GINGERICH, also a native of Garrett County, who passed away ten years ago; he is survived by seven of the eight children born to this union; three daughers, Mrs. Ed JENKINS, of Akron, OHIO; Mrs. Milton SHOEMAKER, Philadelphia; and Mrs. Sherman BEACHY of Grantsville; by four sons, William, Lewis and Fred MILLER, all of Akron, and Guernie MILLER of Philadelphia. His son, Arthur, died sixteen years ago. Mr. Miller is also survived by 22 grandchildren.
He was a member of the Church of the Brethren.
His body was brought to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nevin MILLER in Grantsville and funeral services were held from the Grantsville Methodist Church with Rev. Ed. Walls, pastor of the Church of the Brethren and Rev. Milton Miller of the Mennonite Church of Springs, PA, officiating. Interment was in the Grantsville cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Feb. 6, 1936) - pt


HENRY P. MILLER, died in Memorial Hospital at Cumberland. He was the son of the late Phillip and Mary Miller and was born at Cove, Md., 61 years ago, had he lived until March 16. He married Miss Virginia Bishop of Hoyes, MD, May 9, 1900. Two daughters survive Mr. Miller, Mrs. Leroy Williams, St. Leonards, MD; Mrs. Paul Bumer, Baltimore, MD and a son, W. Harold, this place; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ringer, Wadsworth, Ohio; Mrs. A. A. Glass, Cove, and a brother, A. W. Miller of Philadelphia, PA.
Mr. Miller was the vice president f the First State Bank here for the last eight years. He was active in Lutheran church work, a staunch Republican and served on the Garrett County State Central Committee, Board of Election Supervisor and he also served two terms as county commissioner. He was manager of the Stone House Farm until February. He was a charter member of the Grantsville Fair Association.
Services will be held at the home of his son, Harold Miller, the Rev. S. D. Sigler will officiate and interment will be in the Grantsville cemetery.
(Obit hand dated Mar. 14, 1935) - pt


LAURA SELBY MILLER, widow of the late Elias MILLER, who died at Mt. Lake Park on Monday, were conducted from the Bolden Funeral Home, Oakland, with the Rev. J. C. Foster, pastor of the U. B. Church, Mt. Lake Park, officiating. Interment was in the Paradise Church cemetery.
Mrs. Miller was a daughter of the late Richard and Rebecca SELBY and was born in the county October 22, 1845, making her age 98. She was a member of the Methodist church. She is survived by two daughters, one brother, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
(Obit hand dated May 28, 1942) - pt


MARY CATHERINE MILLER, died Oct 18, at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. MOSSER, with whom she lived since the death of her husband nineteen years ago.
She was born near Mt. Pleasant, PA, June 24, 1862, a daughter of the late James and Sarah COFFMAN. She married Samuel F. MILLER March 11, 1880. To this union two sons were born, one son preceded her in death. Surviving are Ira C. MILLER, Mrs. George MARTIN, Mrs. Hervey ROTH, Mrs. Ray MOSSER and six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, all of Oakland, one sister, Mrs. W. O. BARKLEY, Acme, PA.
Funeral services were conducted at the Maple Spring Church of the Brethren of which she was a member, with Rev. Emra Fike and Rev. Ezra Fike.
(Obit hand dated 1942) - pt


Phyllis E. Miller
AVILTON - Phyllis Eileen MILLER, of 1878 Blue Lick Road, Avilton, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland
Born Jan. 24, 1924, in New Germany, she was the daughter of the late Gorman JENKINS and Grace (BROADWATER) Jenkins Long. She was preceded in death by one brother, Otis Odell JENKINS, and one sister, Mary Martha COSGROVE.
Mrs. MILLER was a homemaker and retired as secretary and treasurer of Miller's Welding Services. She was famous for her custard and apple pies and making net balls and giving them away. Also, she was a member of the Frostburg Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Darius Green MILLER, whom she married on May 8, 1943. Also surviving are three sons, Eugene MILLER, Gerald MILLER, and Ray MILLER, all of Avilton; one daughter Barbara CREEKMORE-WILSON, Avilton; two brothers, Paul JENKINS, Frostburg, Wayne JENKINS, Williamsport; and eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, PA, 179 Miller St., Grantsville, Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be conducted at the funeral home, Sunday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Dick Thomas officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.


MISS SAVANNA MILLER, 57, died suddenly at the home of her sister, Mrs. Louise OESTER, Springs, PA. She was the daughter of the late Daniel P. and Amelia EICHORN MILLER and was a school teacher before retiring three years ago. She was a life long member of this community and a member of the Mennonite church.
Surviving are two brothers, Norbert MILLER and Frederick MILLER, both of Salisbury, PA.
Service will be at the Springs Mennonite Church with interment in the Springs cemetery.
(Obit hand dated June 4, 1942) - pt


SIMON S. MILLER, died December 8, at the Hazel McGilvery Hospital in Meyersdale. He suffered from Diabetes. He was born in Somerset County on March 3, 1862 and was 75 years old. He was a son of the late Samuel and Elizabeth (SWARTZWELDER) MILLER. He is survived by his wife, Lydia (BEACHY) MILLER, who prior to their marriage lived in Aurora, WV. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mark BENDER, of Salisbury, PA and Mrs. Olen R. BENDER, at home; four sons, Ansel and Claude at home, Allen of Meyersdale and Ernest MILLER of Lancaster, PA, and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Maple Glen Amish Church with Rev. Jonas B. MILLER, local Pastor and Bishop M. S. Zehr, of Pigeon, Michigan, officiating. Interment was in the Church cemetery under the direction of W. C. Price, Mortician of Salisbury, PA.
(Obit hand dated Dec. 16, 1937) - pt


WILSON E. MILLER died suddenly, apparent victim of an acute heart attack. He was born in Grantsville December 7, 1876, the son of the late Eli and Nancy MILLER, and was aged 61 years, 7 months. He lived in the Grantsville area all his life and engaged in farming. In August 1899 he married Lydia WISSEMAN, who, with the following children survives him: Sherman, Lawrence, Martin, Raymond and Ivan MILLER, William, Virginia and Leona MILLER, Mrs. W. T. RILEY and Mrs. Albert H. JONES. One sister, Mrs. Irvin SHUMAKER, of Grantsville, and three grandchildren also survive him. He was a member of the Casselman Mennonite Church from which the funeral services were held, with Rev. I. Metzler, Rev. Roy Otto and Rev. M. B. Miller, officiating. Interment was in the Grantsville cemetery.
(obit dated July 14, 1938) - pt


DEWITT MINOR, 79, a resident of this county for about fifty years, dropped dead at his home near Deer Park. He is survived by one son, Edward and two daughters, Lillian and Maude; three sisters, Mrs. Rachel MAYLE, of Brilint, Ohio, Mrs. L. HADDIX of Fairmont, W. Va., and Mrs. M. CROSTON of Simpson, W. Va. Three grandchildren also survive. Rev. David C. Trimble will officiate at the service. Interment will be made in the Deer Park cemetery.
(Obit hand dated March 23, 1939) pt


MOATS, HOMER J.
Homer J. MOATS, 74, Piketon, Ohio, died Sunday at the Pike Community Hospital, Waverly, Ohio. Born Dec. 27, 1921, in Hutton, he was a son of the late Marshall MOATS, Sr. and Eva (PIFFER) MOATS. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are one sister, Mary GERROME, Avon Lake, Ohio, and two brothers, Marshall MOATS. Jr., Hagerstown, and George MOATS, Miami, Fla. The Stewart Funeral Home in Oakland, was in charge of arrangements. A private interment took place this week in the Oakland Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bt


June 4, 19
Lawrence Albert MOATS, 16 month old son of Mrs. Nettie MOATS, near Crellin, MD. was accidently drowned on Sunday, when he fell into a tub of water. When found the child was dead. Funeral Services were conducted from the home. Rev. Skipper officiated. Interment was in the Aurora Cemetery. Mb


MOON, FRANK W.
Frank W. MOON, 65, died Friday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he had been a patient for the past ten days. He was born in Garrett County on January 23, 1885, a son of the late Garrett W. and Jane Lee MOON and had lived in this county most of his life, for the past two years residing near Kitmiller. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Piedmont, W. VA. Surviving are three brothers Asa C. MOON, Deer Park; Allan A. MOON, Mt. Park Lake and George MOON, Cumberland. Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon from the United Brethren Church in Loch Lynn conducted by the Rev. George W. Simpson. Interment was in the Joe Harvey Cemetery in Bethlehem.
Handwritten date: 5/23/1950 bt


Mountain Democrat December 30, 1937
J. Thomas MOON
Funeral rites for former Judge of the Orphans' Court, J. Thomas MOON, 73, who died at his home last Thursday , near Bethlehem, were held Saturday with Rev. E. C. Crites, officiating. Judge MOON served twelve years as an Orphans' Court Judge. He was a member of the M. E. Church of Bethlehem. Surviving are his widow and four children; Mrs. George HARVEY and Boyd MOON, Bethlehem; Mrs. Paul CALHOUN and Miss Susie MOON, Oakland; and ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mb


February 28, 1935
Mrs. Nellie MOON, 83, widow of the late Abraham MOON died at her home in Loch Lynn Heights Wednesday evening following an illness of several months. She is survived by nine children. Funeral services will be held Saturday at one o'clock from the Methodist Church, Mt. Lake Park, with Rev. I. S. MIDDAUGH, pastor of the church officiating. Burial will be made in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Gormania. Mb


March 7, 1935
Mrs Penelope Catherine MOON was born in Grant County, West Virginia, near Bayard on November 3, 1851. She departed this life at her home in Mt. Lake Park, MD, on February 27, 1935 Her age was 83 years, 3 months and 26 days. Her husband, Mr. Abraham MOON, preceded her in death on October 28, 1925. She is survived by two daughters, six sons, twenty-one grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Her only surviving brother, Dr. D. P. Hendrickson, lives in Petersburg, W. VA. She was married at the age of 22 and moved to Oak Grove, near Gorman, MD. The remainder of her life was spent in Garrett County, MD. Being converted at the age of 16, she joined the United Brethern Church until thirty-eight years ago when she transferred her membership to the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mb


April 30, 1942
Roy Emory MOON
Funeral services for Roy Emory MOON, 55, who was found dead in his bed, at the home of his brother, Elza G. MOON, Mt. Lake Park, on Sunday morning, were conducted Tuesday afternoon from St. John's Lutheran Church, Red House, with the Rev.O. P. FIKE, pastor of the Church of the Brethren, Mt. Lake Park, officiating. Interment was in the Red House Cemetery. He was the son of the late John T. and Emma (STAHL) MOON and was born at Sunnyside on October 26, 1886. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and the Red House Lutheran Church.
He was not married. Survivors are: Harry C. MOON, Sunnyside; Elza G. MOON, Mt. Lake Park; Mrs. Ida SACHS, Baltimore; Mrs. Nellie WINTERS, Oakland; and Mrs. Saville SANDERS, Sunnyside. mb


June 11, 1936
Mrs. Dorothy (IMMAN) MOORE died in Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 4th of pneumonia. She was age 26 years. Four of the MOORE children, including a week old baby, are patients at the Memorial Hospital at the present time, all pneumonia victims.
Surviving are her husband, Dallas MOORE, five sons, Earl, Clyde, Roy, Gerald and one week old baby. Also seven sisters and three brothers survive: Mrs. Nora UHLERY, Tunnelton, W. VA., Mrs. Carrie PETERSON, Bayard, W. VA., Mr. Ethel MOON, Tunnelton, W. VA., Mrs. Lucy FUNKHOUSER, Altamont, MD, Mrs. Ada RAY, Glade Run, MD, and Hilda IMMAN of Altamont, Harry and Thomas of Baltimore and Richard of Loch Lynn, MD. Funeral services were conducted from the White Church on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. WAKEFIELD officiated. Interment was in the White Church Cemetery. Mb


May 21, 1936
Samuel Reese MOORE died at his home at Deer Park, Sunday morning, May 17th, of typhoid Fever. Funeral services were conducted from the home on Tuesday afternoon. Rev. I. S. MIDDAUGH officiated and interment was in the Short Run Cemetery.
Surviving are: His widow, the former, Hazel CARR, Mr. and Mrs. John B. MOORE, his parents, and the following sisters and brothers: John T. MOORE, Mrs. Virgie E. PAUGH, George G. MOORE, Mrs. Alice HINCHCLIFF, all of Deer Park, MD.; Mrs. Mary M. TACE, and Paul R. MOORE, both of Troy, VA., Francis and Mable at home. Mr. MOORE was aged 32 years and 8 months. Mb


MORELAND, FRANK E. SR.,
Elk Garden, W.Va. - Frank Elwood MORELAND Sr., 83, of Point Marion, PA., formerly of Elk Garden, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. Born March 11, 1914, in Gleason, he was a son of the late Joseph and Ollie Mae (EVERSOLE) MORELAND. He also was preceded in death by one son, Samuel L. MORELAND. Mr. MORELAND was a retired coal miner. Surviving are his wife, Rena V. (DAVIS) MORELAND, Elk Garden: eight sons, Edward and wife Ruth, Crystal, Pa., Harry K. and wife Mildred, Elk Garden, Phillip and wife Sandy, Reedsville, Frank and wife Linda, Elk Garden, Michael, Elk Garden, Charles and wife Yvonne, Dilliner, Pa., Elwood and wife Linda, Smithfield, Pa., Joseph and wife Kathleen, New Geneva, Pa.; four daughters, Icolene SHILLINGBURG, Newport News, Va., Lyndol SHILLINGBURG and husband Roy K., Elk Garden, Marcia LUCAS and husband William, Kitzmiller, Md., and Lois SADLER, Gans, Pa.; one brother Eugene MORLEAND, Mount Storm, who is the last surviving member of the immediate family; 42 grandchildren' 56 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the David A. Burdock Funeral Home, Kitzmiller, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Elk Garden Church of God on Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Byron Mayberry and the Rev. Donald E. Marple officiating. Interment will be in Kalbaugh Cemetery, Elk Garden. Bt


MORELAND, JAMES EDWARD
James Edward MORELAND, a well known farmer of this county for many years was born in Hampshire County, West Virginia, Aug. 22, 1854, and passed away at his home in Loch Lynn, Nov. 4, 1934. Mr. MORELAND'S first wife, who died in 1929, was Sarah C. LISH and they had twelve children, seven of whom survive. They are Mrs. J. W. LOWER and Mrs. Arthur HARVEY, of Mt. Lake Park, Mrs. Scott ROTRUCK, Mt. Storm, W. Va., Mrs. Harvey SCHAEFFER, of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Edith FOGLEPOLE, Wells, Pa., and two sons, Dorse and Ernest of near Gorman. In addition to these children, Mr. MORELAND leaves his second wife Mrs. Eulalie E. MORELAND, twenty-seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the U.B. Church in Loch Lynn, Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock with six grandsons acting as pallbearers, and interment in the cemetery on Moreland farm near Gorman. Bt


MORGAN, CECELIA E.
Cecelia Elizabeth MORGAN, 86, Williamsport, died Friday, April 11, 1997, at Homewood Retirement Center, Williamsport. Born July 3, 1910, in Oakland, she was a daughter of the late Arthur LAWTON, Sr. and Bessie (LITTMAN) LAWTON. She was employed as a secretary for the Washington County Board of Education until her retirement in 1976. She was previously employed by Potomac Edison. She was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, and the Retired Teachers Association. She volunteered her time with the American Red Cross and the Washington County Hospital. Survivors include one sister, Virginia LAWTON, Washington, D.C.; and one brother, John LAWTON, Annapolis. There was no public viewing. A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, April 15, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Mark A. Sandell officiating. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown. The family suggests that memorials take the form of contributions to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. Bt


MORGAN, MARY
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary MORGAN, 77, who died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph BOWSER, were held Monday afternoon from State Line Methodist Church with Rev. Virgil R. Gillum, officiating. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Amos BOWSER, State Line, Pa.; and Mrs. Bertha WARD, Confluence, Pa.; one sister Mrs. Nora STERLING of Friendsville, and one brother, Isaac TURNEY, State Line, Pa. Interment was in the Hyleman Cemetery.
Handwritten date: 6/26/1942 bt


MORRIS, WILLIAM N, 64, Waynesboro, Va., died Saturday, Dec. 9, 1995, at the Augusta Medical Center, Fisherville, Va. Born Oct. 19, 1931, in Uffington, W. Va., he was the son of the late Hays and Fannie (JACOBS) MORRIS. He was a retired manufacturing superintendent for GHA in Florida. He was a graduate of Morgantown (W.Va.) High School. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of Johnson's Chapel United Methodist Church, Uffington; a member of Romeo Lodge 41, F&AM, Romeo, Mich.; Scottish Rite bodies of Detroit, Mich.; and Egypt Temple of the Shrine, Tampa, Fla. Surviving are his wife; Agnes M. (BOLYARD) MORRIS; two sons, James MORRIS, Pittsford, N.Y., and Douglas MORRIS, Herndon, VA. Two sisters, Elva ORNICK, Morgantown, and Barbara KISSLER, Columbus, Ohio; and six grandchildren. Friends were received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service was conducted Wednesday, Dec. 13, with the Rev. Paul Poland officiating. Interment was in Garrett County Memorial Gardens, Oakland. Bt


MORRISON, J.C.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 Sunday morning from the home of a daughter, Mrs. L.E. HOOD, of Nutter Fort, for J. C. MORRISON, 76, who died Wednesday evening at 5:23 o'clock of injuries received two days before when he fell from the roof of his home in Akron, Ohio, while doing repair work. The Rev. J. H. Funk conducted the funeral services and burial will be made in Greenlawn cemetery. Mr. MORRISON was born in Buckhannon, W. Va., but has resided in Akron, Ohio, for the past several years. His wife, Mrs. Elizabeth MORRISON died in July. Surviving relatives are two brothers, W. MORRISON and B. MORRISON, four daughters, Mrs. W.A. GONDER, Oakland, Md., Mrs. L.E. HOOD of Netter Fort, Mrs. Ray SATTERFIELD, Akron, Ohio and one son, John MORRISON, of Norwood. Also surviving are twenty grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Handwritten date: Oct. 25, 1934 bt


MORROW, RUTHVAN W., JR.
Ruthvan W. MORROW Jr., a retired minister and educator in Garrett County schools, and a well-known professional photographer, died Sunday, Aug, 31, 1997, in Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, at the age of 83. Born March 13, 1914, in Shepherdstown, W. Va., he was a son of the late Ruthvan W. MORROW Sr. and Louise (LICKLIDER) MORROW. A resident of Oakland, Mr. Morrow was also a member of the Faith United Methodist Church, Cranesville, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Martha (MYERS) MORROW; two sons, Dale W. MORROW, Severn, and William R. MORROW, Lancaster, Ky.; one daughter, Dianne V. RICE, Oakland; two brothers, Edward MORROW, Martinsburg, W. Va., and Henry MORROW, Shepherdstown; one sister, Elizabeth BUSEY, Martinsburg: 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. MORROW donated his body to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry. A memorial service will be conducted at Faith United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Stackpole officiating. The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to the Ruth Enlow Library, Southern Rescue Squad, or The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Planned Giving, Box M997, 1815 North Lynn St., Arlington, VA 22209. Durst Funeral Home, Oakland, is in charge of arrangements. Bt


MOWBRY
In the passing of Mrs. Ella M MOWBRAY, wife of Rev. E. T. MOWBRY, the Park has lost another summer resident. And while she had not been coming here many years, Mrs. MOWBRAY had made numerous friends and will be missed. After several months illness Mrs. MOWBRAY died Saturday morning, and was buried Tuesday afternoon, services being held in St. Mark's M. E. Church, and interment in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son and a daughter.
(handwritten on obit: June 27, 1935) cs


MURER, CORA WARNICK
Funeral services for Mrs. Jas. MURER, 63, were conducted from her home at Catonsville, last Monday afternoon, with the Rev. Keples, officiating. Mrs. MURER, was the former Miss Cora WARNICK, a former resident of near Grantsville, Garrett County. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Chas. O. WARNICK, of near here, surviving besides her husband is one daughter, Kathryn, Washington, D.C. and one son, Allen, Catonsville, Md. Five sisters and one brother also survive.
Handwritten date: 10/8/1942 bt


MURPHY, Charles - Mr. Charles MURPHY, aged 68 years, died at the home of Mr. John FULMER, Oct 19th.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday morning with interment in the WILSON Cemetery, Rev. W.S. PATTERSON, officiating.
Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Tena MURPHY, a daughter, Mrs. Marie EDMISTON, both of Pittsburgh, Pa. and several brothers and sisters. Hand dated 22 Oct 1936 cb


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