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SHIREY, CHARLES MEAD Charles Mead Shirey, 62, of RD 1 Sligo died at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 23, 1975, in the Veterans Administra...(cut off) Source: The Clarion News, March 25, 1975, pg. 16.

 

SHIREY, CLAIR Friends of Clair Shirey were shocked to hear of his death which occurred on January 19, 1929. Clair was the youngest son of Clinton and Sarah (Ben) Shirey and was born and raised in Monroe Township, near Reidsburg. After he grew to manhood he went to Canada, took up a homestead, and worked in the oil fields. A few weeks before his death he got badly burnt while at work on an oil well and blood poisoning set in. He was taken to a hospital where he died. He leaves to mourn their loss one brother, Bird Shirey of Freedom, Pa., and one sister, Anna Williams, also of Freedom. His father died last July and his mother two years ago. He was in his 39th year and was buried at Medicine, Canada. Transcription by Jane Dunkle.

 

SHIREY, JOHN McCURDY —  J.M. Shirey, Sligo RD1, Dies Monday - SLIGO - John McCurdy Shirey, 85, of Sligo RD1, a Clarion County native, died at 7:55 a.m. Monday in Clarion Hospital, following a brief illness. Born January 22, 1885, in Monroe Township, he was a son of Lafayette and Catherine Fox Shirey. He was married to the former Susan Ruth Baywell, who preceded him in death November 29, 1951. Mr. Shirey was a member of Licking Presbyterian Church and Clarion Moose Lodge No. 101. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Norris (Ruth) Spangler of Ohio, Mrs. Frederick (Betty) Montgomery of Sligo RD1 and Mrs. LeRoy (Ethel) Montgomery of Parker RD; six sons, Leslie C., Robert C. and John M. Shirey Jr., all of Sligo RD1, William L. of Harrisburg, James L. of Clarion, and Thomas L. Shirey of Rimersburg; 24 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death. Removal was made to the Hawk Funeral Home, Sligo, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday and where Clarion Moose Lodge No. 101 will hold memorial services Wednesday evening. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Rev. Boyd Bell, pastor of Licking Presbyterian Church, will officiate, assisted by Rev. Edward McKee. Interment will be in Churchville Cemetery. Source: 9/22/1970 Derrick -  Submitted by Pamela Myers Grewell.

 

SHIREY, KATHRYN (FOX) Kathryn Fox Shirey --  After 66 years of life with all its joys and its sorrows, its victories and defeats, Mrs. Kathryn Shirey arrived at the time when she laid down her life last Tuesday morning, Aug. 24, 1926, and her spirit at peace with man and God, returned to the realms of Glory which "eye hath not seen nor ear heard, neither hath it entered into the heart of man the things which God hath prepared for them that love him." The announcement of her death was shocking in its effect on the community. A few days prior to her death, Mrs. Shirey was taken violently ill, the cause being gallstones. She was taken to the Brookville Hospital. Her case was given very special attention but in spite of the best medical skill and careful nursing she was unable to survive. Kathryn Fox was born May 16, 1860, in Monroe Township, Clarion County. At this place she grew to mature womanhood and on February 6, 1881, was united in marriage to Lafayette Shirey, also of Monroe township. To their happy union three sons were born, Clyde, of Chicago; John, of near Pittsburgh; and Carl, who lives at the old home; and two daughters, Sarah Elsie and Estella Pearle, who died in infancy. Both mother and daughters are now reunited in the land of eternal joy. Besides a host of friends Mrs. Shirey is survived by her husband, three sons, five grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Elias, Amos, and Alphens Fox, all of Monroe Twp., Harrison Fox, of Jefferson Co., and Mrs. Dillie Bashline, also of Monroe Twp. Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Mrs. Shirey was a life long member of the Licking Presbyterian Church. Her funeral services were conducted by her former pastor, Rev. McCurdy, in her late home. Rev. McCurdy in his usual kind and sympathetic manner spoke very beautifully of the Christian life and character of Mrs. Shirey, whose friendship he had enjoyed for several years. He spoke of her life as a neighbor and of the cordiality she possessed in her home. Interment was made in the Licking Presbyterian Cemetery. The sympathy of the community is extended to the sorrowing husband and children in their bereavement. Source: Clarion Democrat  9/2/1926

 

SHIREY, L. CARL—CLARION COUNTY MAN BURNED TO DEATH WHEN CAR UPSETS.   CLARION, PA., December 12 (U.P.) - Ice was believed to have caused an automobile accident along the Clarion-Sligo road in which L.C. Shirey, 43, Curllsville, Clarion Co., was burned to death late yesterday.  Shirey's car, which apparently skidded on ice, plunged over an embankment near his home and caught fire. His body, with all clothing burned off, was found near the wrecked car.  He is survived by his widow and three children.  23 Dec 1931, Clearfield Progress, Clearfield, PA.

     ACCIDENTAL DEATH FOR CAR VICTIM.  CLARION, Pa., Dec. 27 - INS.  — Accidental death was the verdict accorded today by a coroner's jury was paneled to hear evidence in the death of L.C. Shirey, Curllsville, after undertaker reported he found what appeared to be a bullet wound in the man's head.  Shirey was burned to death in an automobile after it plunged over a steep embankment and caught fire the jury found. 27 Dec 1932 Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, PA.  Submitted by Pamela Myers Grewell.

 

SHIREY, LINTON D. -- Linton D. Shirey Sr., 71, of Centreville Pike, Slippery Rock, Brady Township, Butler County, died at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001, in Butler Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.. Born Oct. 7, 1929, in Sligo, Toby Township, Clarion County, he was a son of Charles and Neva Catherine LEE Shirey. Mr. Shirey was a self-employed farmer. He retired in 1996 from Slippery Rock ServiStar Hardware, now called Slippery Rock TruValue Hardware. He was a member of West Liberty Presbyterian Church, part of Friendship Parish. Mr. Shirey was an avid hunter, fisherman, woodworker and camper. He was married May 26, 1949, to Mary Jane HELM, who survives. Also surviving are five sons, Linton Shirey Jr., Harold Shirey, David Shirey, James Shirey and Stephen Shirey, all of Slippery Rock; three daughters, Katherine HOGG of Slippery Rock, Susan BONNER of Oceanside, Calif., and Linda SHAFFER of Worthington; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters, Amelia PROCTOR of Transfer and Mary OTT of Inverness, Fla. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shirey was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Shirey, John Shirey and Samuel Shirey; and a sister, Stella Hepler. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Smith Funeral Home, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Ed Carlson, pastor of West Liberty Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in Sligo Cemetery, Clarion County. Memorial contributions may be made to Sing Hosanna! Performing Arts Group of Butler, P.O. Box 390, East Butler, 16029; the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Source: Derrick 10/01/2001. Submitted by Pamela Myers Grewell.

 

SHIREY, MYRTLE M. (SMITH)  Myrtle M. Shirey, 98, of Foxburg, died at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2003, in Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Sligo. Born May13, 1905 in Sarah Furnace, she was the daughter of Benjamin Clyde and Cordelia Jordon Smith. Mrs. Shirey was a member of the Church of Our Father, Episcopal, in Foxburg and was a member and past president of the Church Guild. She was an avid bridge player and was a 50-year member of the Foxburg Country Club. Mrs. Shirey was a member of the Rowdey Jaudies Square Dance Group, the Maccabees and the IOOF. She had served many years representing her district as a Republican committeewoman. Mrs. Shirey was a homemaker and was known for her delicious apple dumplings. She was married in Foxburg on Aug. 25, 1928 to John E. Shirey, who died Nov. 19, 1966. Surviving are three daughters and their husbands, Patricia and David Dearolph of Winter Springs, Fla., Bonnie and Jim Bowen of Oceanside, Calif., and Beverly and Ralph Passaro of Butler; 14 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Richard Smith of Kittanning; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Shirey was preceded in death by seven brothers, two sisters and one great-granddaughter. Visitation was at the Christopher M. Hile Funeral Home, St. Petersburg. Funeral Services were on June 13, 2003 in the Church of Our Father, Episcopal, Foxburg, with the Rev. Edward S. Lowrey, vicar officiating. Interment was in the Foxburg Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Church of Our Father, Episcopal, Foxburg, 16036. 

 

SHIREY, SCOTT MICHAEL SLIGO - Scott Michael Shirey, 7, of Rimersburg RD 1, a second-grade student in the Union Elementary School District, died at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday in Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, following an extended illness. He was born April 21,1965, at Grove City, a son of Carl and Nancy Burns Shirey. He attended the Nazarene Church in Sligo. Surviving along with his parents are three brothers and three sisters, all at home. They are Jeffrie, Kimberly, Kelly, Brent, Jody and Gregory. Also surviving are his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ruth Hill of the State of Indiana, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shirey of Sligo RD 1. The family will receive friends at the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Louis Staubs, pastor of the Sligo Nazarene Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Sligo Cemetery. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that persons wishing to make a memorial donate to the Cancer Society or to a charity of their choice. The Derrick, Oil City, Pa..   Wednesday, February 21, 1973.   Pg 16 via Paul Kifer.

 

SHIREY, SUSAN (DEWALT) -- SLIGO - Mrs. Susan Ruth Shirey, 63, of Sligo RD 1, wife of John M Shirey, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday in her home following an extended illness. She was born June 20, 1898, at Bellfonte, and was married to Mr. Shirey June 3, 1919. A member of the Licking Presbyterian Church, she belonged to the Missionary Society of the church. Surviving besides her husband are six sons and three daughters; John Jr. of Sligo RD 1; Mrs. Norris (Ruth) Spangler of Venus; Mrs. Fred (Betty) Montgomery of Sligo RD 1; Mrs. Leroy (Ethel) Montgomery of Parker RD 1; William of Harrrisville; James of Clarion; Thomas of Sligo, and Robert and Carl, both at home. Also surviving are two brothers, King Daywalt of Roanoke, Va., and John of Norristown; one sister, Mrs. Robert   McCurdy of Conshohocken; and 19 grandchildren. Friends will be received this afternoon and evening and Friday afternoon and evening at the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo.   Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Edward McKee, pastor of the Tionesta Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be made at Churchville. The Derrick - Thursday November 30, 1961   pg. 20

 

SHIREY, THOMAS L. Thomas L. Shirey, 64, of South Reidsburg Road, Monroe Twp., Clarion Co., died Tuesday, April 17 2001, at his residence. Born July 12 1936, in Monroe Twp., he was a son of John McCurdy and Susan DeWalt Shirey. Surviving are a son and his wife, William and Noreen Shirey of Limestone; a daughter, Mrs. Doug (Lisa) Craig of Sligo; and two grandsons, Spencer Shirey of Limestone and Douglas Craig of Sligo. He is also survived by a sister Mrs. Fred (Betty) Montgomery of Sligo; a brother and his wife, L. Carl and Lucille Shirey of Sligo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Shirey was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, John Shirey, James Shirey, Robert Shirey and William Shirey; and two sisters, Ruth Spangler and Ethel Montgomery. The Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion is in charge of arrangements. There will be no public visitation. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

SHIREY, TWILA M. (JOHNSTON)CLARION -- Twila M. Shirey, 54, of Penn Court Apartments here, died Thursday, January 7, 1987, in her home. Born November 18, 1933 in Huey, Toby Township, she was a daughter of Carl Eugene and Cecil Mae (Bowser) Johnston.  A homemaker, she was a member of the ladies auxiliaries of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Clarion, and the VFW Club, Clarion Post 2145. She was a charter member of the ladies auxiliary of the Rimersburg VFW, Post 7132. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Eugene Johnston of Huey; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Best of Mila; two daughters, Mrs. Greg (Jean) Grant of Clarion and Mrs. Randy (Bertha) Wensel of Sligo; a brother, L. Joe Johnston of Huey; three sisters, Mrs. Betty Hartle of Huey, Mrs. Harry (Shirey) Ramsey of Warren, Ohio, and Mrs. John (Phyllis) Johnson of Beaver Falls; five grandchildren, Donna and Andy Grant of Clarion, Randon and Troy Wensel, and Joshua Best, all of Sligo. Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Goble Funeral Home here with the Rev. William Sedwick, pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy of Huey officiating. Interment was in the Sligo Cemetery. Submitted by Pamela Myers Grewell.

 

SHOEMAKER, MARY C.SHOEMAKER - At Curllsville, Clarion County, on January 21, Mrs. Mary C. Shoemaker, aged 77 years. Born in Bedford County, January 16, 1830. [Bedford Gazette 1 Feb 1907] Note: Wife of Philip J. Shoemaker.

 

SHOOK, ABRAHAM —  ABRAHAM SHOOK was born October 08, 1802, and died December 12, 1867 in Clarion Co., PA. He married CHRISTINA ELIZABETH GRENOBLE (GRANOBLE) December 10, 1826, daughter of JACOB GRENOBLE and CATHERINA WILLEMANN.

 

SHOOK, ANDREW LEROY — A. Leroy Shook Dies -- Andrew Leroy Shook, 75, of Curllsville died Wednesday evening, Jan. 10, 1979, in his home following a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 13, 1903, in Toby Township, he was the son of the late David and Anna Hartman Shook. He was married Nov. 3, 1923, to the former Hazel Shearer, who survives. Mr. Shook was a member of the United Church of Christ at Curllsville and the IOOF Lodge 387 of Sligo. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Richard B. (Garnet) Henry of Sligo; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. One son, Clarence, and one sister, Irene, preceded him in death. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Cleo A. Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo with the Rev. Mervin Schwab of RD 1 Sligo, retired United Methodist Minister, officiating. Burial was in Churchville Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Source: clipping courtesy of Linda Walls.

 

SHOOK, CHARLES L. -- The Rev. Charles L. Shook, 92, of Mansfield, Ohio, a Sligo native, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2000, in Briarwood Place, Mansfield, following a long illness. Born Dec. 22, 1907, in Sligo, he was a son of James E. and Jennie HARTMAN Shook. He was a 1927 graduate of Sligo High School. He earned a bachelor's of arts degree in 1932 from Grove City College and completed work on his master's of theology degree in 1935 at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Rev. Shook's first call to the pastorate was at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Volga, S.D., serving from 1935 to 1944. He served next from 1944 to 1948 at Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Rochester, N.Y., and then a year at Scotch Ridge United Presbyterian Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Late in 1948, he moved to Mansfield, Ohio, where he served as pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church until 1952. That year he founded Bethel Bible Church in Ontario and served as pastor for nine years. As a bi-vocational pastor, Rev. Shook also worked as librarian at the former Ohio State Reformatory and served as a parole supervisor. He later served as librarian at both Lexington High School and Mansfield Senior High School in Ohio. Following his retirement, he continued in the ministry from 1974 to 1985 at Rome Community Church. Rev. Shook was a member of the First Alliance Church in Mansfield, Ohio. He was married for 65 years to the former Mary E. WORK, who survives. Also surviving are four children and their spouses: Mary Ann and Russell MILLER of Brussels, Belgium, C. David and Wendy Shook of Mansfield, Ohio, Eleanor and Fred DELLARD of Lincoln, Neb., and Elizabeth and Paul METHVIN of Moore, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He also is survived by a sister, Sara HERRIGER of Clarion. In addition to his parents, Rev. Shook was preceded in death by five brothers; three sisters; and an infant granddaughter, Laurel Miller. Friends may call from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the First Alliance Church, 291 West Cook Road, Mansfield, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the church with the Rev. Charles Holmes and the Rev. Kevin Crawford officiating. Interment will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park, Mansfield, Ohio. The Snyder Funeral Home, Mansfield/Lexington Chapel, 2553 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, or to the Great Commission Fund of First Alliance Church, Mansfield, Ohio.

 

SHOOK, DALE EVANS — SLIGO - Dale Evans Shook, 69, of Sligo RD1, died at 6:06 pm Wednesday at Clarion Hospital. Born September 21, 1905, in Monroe Township, he was the son of James H. Shook and the late Jennie Hartman Shook. He was married June 29, 1929, to Ina Maude Miller, who survives him. Mr. Shook was a member of the Licking Presbyterian Church and the I.O.O.F. Lodge 387 in Sligo. Survivors, in addition to his wife and his father, include three daughters, Mrs. Ardell (Alda Jane) Larch of Rimersburg, and Mrs. Roy (Mary) Hile and Mrs. Jerome (Ina) Summerville, both of Sligo; three sisters, Mrs. Jessie (Bessie) Howard of North East, Mrs. Rudell (Sarah) Harriger of Sligo, Mrs. Max (Blanch) Wiant of Coraopolis; three brothers, Ray Shook of Curllsville, Milford Shook of Sligo and Charles Shook of Mansfield, Ohio. He is also survived by seven grandchildren. Three brothers, John, Ernest and Kenneth, and one sister, Floy are deceased. Friends may call at the C.A. Hawk Funeral Home from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm today. Services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at the funeral home, with Rev. Edward McKee, Rev. Elwin Shearer and Rev. Dale Reitz officiating. Burial will follow in the Churchville Cemetery. The Derrick, Friday, November 1, 1974

 

SHOOK, DAVID SHOEMAKER SHOOK, DAVID -- In the early morning hours of Thursday, March 4, 1909 David Shoemaker, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Shook of near Curllsville, died aged 6 years 3 months and 17 days. That Death loves a shining mark seems to be verified in the departure of bright, loving and lovable little David. His short illness and his sudden and unexpected departure brings great sorrow to a bright and happy home and sadness to many hearts where he was dearly loved. The funeral services at the home in the presence of a large number of sad neighbors and friends on Saturday morning were deeply impressive. The precious dust was laid away in Churchville cemetery, Rev. J.M. Evans officiating. The Lord comfort the bereaved ones. Source: 3/11/1909 Clarion Democrat.

 

SHOOK, ERNEST D.Car Jack Slips, Sligo Man Killed - Sligo - A Clarion County man was killed last evening when his car fell on him after a jack slipped. Ernest D. Shook, 60, of Sligo RD 1 was installing a muffler on the auto, parked in the driveway of his home, when the accident occurred at about 5:15 pm. Clarion County Coroner Robert V. Burns said he issued a certificate of accidental death, listing the cause as a fractured skull. Mr. Shook was born February 10, 1913, in Monroe Township, Clarion County, a son of James E. Shook and the late Jennie Hartman Shook. He was married in 1937 to the former Jessie B. Stewart, who survives. Mr. Shook was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance church of Clarion. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Kaye) Pollick and Mrs. Herman (Judy) Schwab, both of Sligo RD 1; two sons, Karl E. of La Grange, Ind., and Jack R. Shook of Clarion; three sisters, Mrs. Jesse (Bessie) Howard of North East, Mrs. Rudell (Sara) Harriger of Sligo RD and Mrs. Max (Blanch) Wiant of Coraopolis; five brothers, Ray of Curllsville, Charles of Mansfield, Ohio, Kenneth, Dale and Milford Shook, all of Sligo RD; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One brother, John, and a sister, Floy, preceded him in death. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today at the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday in the funeral home.  Rev. Homer Henkel, pastor of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Clarion, will officiate, assisted by Rev. Elwin Sherer, pastor of Sligo United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Churchville Cemetery. The family requests those wishing to make a memorial to donate to United Cerebral Palsy.—Source: The Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Tuesday, Jan 15, 1974.   Pg 9 submitted by Linda Walls

 

SHOOK, HAZEL C. (SHEARER) — daughter of James H. & Elizabeth (Purdy) Shearer. Wife of Andrew Leroy Shook. 

 

SHOOK, JENNIE BLANCH (HARTMAN) -- Mrs. Jennie Blanche Shook, 84, died Friday in the Brookville Hospital.   Born February 20, 1873, she was the daughter of Samuel Jackson and Angelina Fox Hartman.   She was married in 1895 to James E. Shook, who survives.   She was a member of the Grace Evangelical and Reformed Church of Curllsville and the guild of the church.   In addition to her husband, she is survived by 10 children, Mrs. Bessie Howard of North East, Mrs. Floy Bowersox of New Bethlehem, Ray Shook of Curllsville, Milford and Dale of Sligo RD, Rev. Charles Shook of Mansfield, Ohio, and Kenneth of Sligo RD, and Mrs. Blanche Wiant of Coraopolis.   One child died in infancy.   Other survivors are 34 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and six sisters, Mrs. Mary Campbell and Mrs. Emma Conrad of Sligo, Mrs. Carrie Henniger of New Castle, Mrs. Sara Booker and  the Misses Lula and Ruth of New Bethlehem, RD.   The body is in the family home in Curllsville. Oil City Derrick, Saturday, July 20, 1957

 

SHOOK, KENNETH EDGAR -- Kenneth Edgar Shook, 58, of Sligo RD 1, a retired dairy farmer, died at 12:30 am Sunday in Brookville Hospital.   He was born February 1, 1916, in Monroe Township, Clarion County, a son of James E. Shook and the late Jennie Hartman Shook.   He attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Clarion.   Mr. Shook owned and operated a dairy farm until he retired in 1966 due to ill health.   He was a member of Murphy Grange.   On January 29, 1941, he married the former Gertrude Griffith.   She survives along with one son, George Shook of Middleton, Wis., one daughter, Sylvia Parrott of Great Valley, N.Y.; three sisters, Mrs. Jessie (Bessie) Howard of North East, Mrs. Rudell (Sarah) Harriger of Sligo RD and Mrs. Max (Blanch) Wiant of Coraopolis; four brothers, Ray, Dale and Milford Shook, all of Sligo RD, and Charles Shook of Mansfield, Ohio, and his father, James Shook of Sligo RD.   He was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Ernest and one sister, Floy.   The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today at the Hawk Funeral Home, Sligo.   Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Homer Henkel, pastor of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Clarion, officiating.   Interment will be in the Churchville Cemetery.  Oil City Derrick, May 6, 1974

 

SHOOK, LARRY G. Larry G. Shook, 53, of 403 Huckleberry Ridge, Sligo, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday Nov. 24, 2003, near Brookville as the result of injuries received in a sanitation truck accident while at work. Born Nov. 13, 1950 in Butler he was a son of James P. and Kathryn Best Shook of Sligo RD. He was a graduate of Union High School in Rimersburg. Mr. Shook was the owner-operator of Country Sanitation of Sligo. He was a very active member of Zion Baptist Church in Reidsburg. He enjoyed antique tractor pulls. He was married to the former Sandra M. Miller on June 3, 1972 and she survives. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter Jayme R. and her husband Daniel Hurrelbrink of Kossuth; a son Jeffrey R. Shook and his fiancée Amanda Males of Sligo; and two granddaughters Danica and Danae Hurrelbrink. He is also survived by a brother Jerry Shook and his wife Nancy of Sligo; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Varner Funeral Home in Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Cummins, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Churchville Cemetery near Curllsville. The family suggests memorials be made to the Zion Baptist Church Missions, 114 Zion Road, Clarion, 16214.

 

SHOOK, DAVID — David Shook, a life-long resident of Clarion county, died Friday, November 29, 1929, at the home of his son, Leslie, at Curllsville, Pa., after an illness of several months, due to infirmities of old age. He was born in Toby township, where he lived until about 18 years ago, when he moved to Curllsville, Pa. He was united in marriage to Mrs. Sarah J. VanDyke on October 12, 1869. To this union five children were born; Mrs. B. S. Flick, who preceded him in death 12 years ago; Mrs. W. A. Stewart, of Rimersburg, Pa.; William J., James E. and D. Leslie Shook, all of Curllsville, Pa., also a step-daughter, Mrs. E. O. Wagner, Sligo, Pa., and a step-son, J. L. VanDyke, of Connoquenessing, Pa. His wife departed this life on September 5, 1919. He is the last one of a family of ten children. He is also survived by 38 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren. He was a life-long member of the reformed church and served as deacon and elder for many years. Interment was made in the family lot in Churchville cemetery on Sunday, December 1, at 2:30 P.M. The services were conducted by Rev. R. V. Hartman of New Kensington, Pa., assisted by Rev. Milton Thomas of Sligo, Pa. Relative attending the funeral from a distance were J. L. VanDyke and family from Connoquesnessing, Pa., J. A. Bailey and family from Swissvale, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stewart, Mrs. Nannie Henry, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. George Wiant, Mrs. Roy Hunter, John and Charles Shook, all of Vandergrift, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sweitzer and family, Mrs. Edward Pritner, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Shook, Milford Shook and Bennet Flick, of New Kensington, Pa. New Bethlehem Vindicator, 1929

 

SHOOK, DAVID LESLIE -- Clarion - D. Leslie Shook, 80, died in the home of his son, A. L. Shook, Curllsville, at 11 a.m. Saturday.   He was born September 11, 1878 in Toby Township the son of David and Sarah Irene Downs Shook.   He was married to Annie B. Hartman, December 25, 1901, who preceded him in death.  He is survived by one son, A. L. Shook, Curllsville and two grandchildren and one great grandchild.   A daughter, Mildred Irene Shook preceded him in death.   Mr. Shook was a member of the Grace Evangelical and Reformed Church of Curllsville and of the L.O.U. F. in Sligo since 1915.  The body is at the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo where friends may call. Source: Oil City Derrick, Monday, April 27, 1959 via Thelma Kifer.

 

SHOOK, MARY ETTA (SHOEMAKER) Mrs. Mary Etta Shook, widow of W. J. Shook, died early Friday morning, November 11, 1955, at the family home in Curllsville.  She was born January 10, 1870, in Monroe township, Clarion county, a daughter of Philip J. and Mary C. Shoemaker.  She was married to W. J. Shook who passed away some years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Grace Glovier, of New Kensington; a son, Harold E. Shook, of Ingram, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Rebecca Fulmer, of McKeesport.  Eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive. Mrs. Shook was a member of the Grace Evangelical and Reformed church, and a member of the Church Guild. Services were held Monday in the Grace Evangelical and Reformed church at 2:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. Morris H. Cooper, of Greenville, Interment was made in the Licking cemetery. (note: died November 11, 1955). Transcribed by Jane Dunkle. 

       Curllsville, November 11, Mrs. Mary Etta Shook, 86, widow of W. J. Shook, die at 1 a.m. Friday in her home in Curllsville.   A daughter of the late Philip J. and Mary C. Shoemaker, she was born in Monroe Township, Clarion County, on January 10, 1870.   She was preceded in death by her husband a number of years ago.   She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. R. C. Glovier, New Kensington, Pa.; a son, Harold E. Shook, Ingram and a sister, Mrs. Rebecca Fulmer of McKeesport.   She was a member of the Grace Evangelical and Reformed Church of Curllsville.   The body is in the family home. Source: Oil City Derrick November 12, 1955 via Linda Walls.

 

SHOOK, RAY H.

 

SHOOK, RUBY ELLEN (SHEARER) Ruby Ellen Shook, 80, of Curllsville, Clarion County, died at 3:30 am Thursday at Clarview Rest Home in Sligo.   Born August 16, 1901, in Worthington, Armstrong County, she was a daughter of James and Elizabeth Purdy Shearer.   She was married June 7, 1922, to Ray Shook, who survives.   Mrs. Shook was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ in Curllsville and the Women's Guild of the church.   She was active in 4-H work and participated in numerous community and church activities.   For a number of years she gave private piano lessons. Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Mrs. John (Martha) Elliot of Curllsville and Mrs. Robert (Jean) Fagley of Greenville; two sons, James Shook of Sligo RD 1 and Leon Shook of Curllsville; a sister, Mrs. Hazel Shook of Rimersburg RD 1; 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.   An infant brother preceded her in death.   Friends will be received today in the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo.   The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today and Saturday in the funeral home.   Removal will be made Sunday to Grace United Church of Christ in Curllsville, where friends will be received from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Funeral services will be at 2:30 pm Sunday in the church, with Rev. John Gareis, pastor, officiating.   Interment will be in Churchville Cemetery near Curllsville. The family asks that flowers be omitted.   Family members suggest memorials may be made to Grace United Church of Christ Memorial Fund. Submitted by Pam Kuhns-Valdez.

 

SHOOK, TERRY LEE — Injured in Fall, Boy Dies After Truck Accident —  SLIGO - A six-year-old Curllsville boy, who fell from a hayloft and later was involved in a truck accident while being rushed to a doctor, died of a broken neck late yesterday afternoon. The boy was Terry Lee Shook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Valjean Shook. The parents were injured in the truck accident and taken to the Clarion Hospital. Corp. James Straub of the Clarion State Police said it had not been determined if the boy had suffered the broken neck in the 16 to 20-foot fall from the hayloft or in the truck mishap. Mr. Shook, 31, suffered a fractured collar bone and possible fracture of the pelvis. Mrs. Shook, 23, suffered bruises of the left leg and from shock. The accident occurred about 5:25 p.m. near the Sligo limits on Route 68. The 1955 truck, driven by Shook, was traveling south and crossing a bridge on a curve. Corp. Straub said it had just started to rain and the truck skidded off the road toward the creek and rolled over on its left side. Mr. Shook's leg was pinned by the overturned truck. The mother and boy were removed from the truck and the boy was rushed in an ambulance to Dr. Connell Miller of Sligo. The ** died in the doctor's office only a few minutes after the accident.  The body was taken to the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo.  J. Ward Kier of Clarion, county coroner, said he would issue a death certificate today. Source: 9/20/1956 Derrick.

 

SHOOK, WILLIAM J. — husband of Mary Etta (Shoemaker)

 

SHOUP, BETTY M. -- Betty M. Shoup, 79, of 450 Sherman St., Sligo, died at 9:59 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, in Clarion Hospital. Born Sept. 1, 1922, in Sligo, she was a daughter of Robert and Pearl Garmer Taylor. Mrs. Shoup had worked for A.S.R. Hospital Supply in Shippenville in the 1970s. She was a lifelong member of Sligo United Methodist Church. Mrs. Shoup was married April 25, 1943, to Allan "Tim" Shoup, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Shelby Libengood and husband, James, of Johnstown, Shirley Miller of New Bethlehem and Debbie Summerville and husband, Crist, of Knox; a granddaughter, Shannon Brown and husband, Eric, of Johnstown; three grandsons, Cody, Christian and Corbin Summerville of Knox; and a great-grandson, Patrick Brown of Johnstown. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shoup was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Taylor; three sisters, Twila Elder, Leona Best and Mary Reichart; and a half brother, Warren "Bud" Taylor. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Varner Funeral Home in Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home with the Rev. Bessie Maihle, pastor of the Sligo United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mark Cemetery, Village of Monroe. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Clarion-Forest Visiting Nurses Association, Knox, 16232, or to the Sligo United Methodist Church, Sligo, 16255.

 

SHOUP, EARL SHOUP — Earl Shoup of Monroe Dies Friday Morning — KNOX - Earl J. Shoup, 82, of Knox RD1 (Monroe) who had been employed by Columbia Gas and Electric for 45 years before his retirement in 1954, died at 5:40 a.m. Friday in the Oil City Hospital, following a short illness.  He was born September 30, 1888, a son of David and Emma Derolph Shoup, in Beaver Township, Clarion County, where he lived his entire life. On March 31, 1915, he married Ruth E. Mong, who survives in St. Petersburg.  Mr. Shoup was a member of St. Mark United Church of Christ in Monroe. He was also a member of the Masonic Order, Canby Lodge No. 520, of St. Petersburg, for 50 years.  A supporter and worker for church and community, he was a member of the Monroe Community Club, Bucktails Sports Club of Wentling's Corners and was an avid hunter and fisherman and wildlife enthusiast. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Robert Shoup of Johnstown, Leon Shoup of Ellwood City and Allen Shoup of Sligo; three sisters, Mrs. D.H. (Ruby) Thompson of Kenton, Ohio, Mrs. Mae Pa** of Lima, Ohio, and Mrs. Edna Neely of Kenton, Ohio; one brother, Carl Shoup of Kenton, Ohio; and five grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one son and one brother. Friends will be received at the Roy P. Stuart Funeral Home in Knox any time after 2 p.m. today.  Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Monday with Rev. Ell Fabian, pastor of St. Mark United Church of Christ, and Rev. Roy Frazier, pastor of the United Church of Christ, and Rev. Roy Frazier, pastor of the United Church of Christ of Butler, officiating.  Interment will be in St. Mark Cemetery, Monroe.  Masonic services will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday by Canby Lodge No. 520 of St. Petersburg.  The family has asked that persons wishing to make memorialize Mr. Shoup make contributions to St. Mark United Church of Christ Memorial Fund. Oil City Derrick 3/20/1971

 

SHOUP, JENNIE MAE (McCALL) Summary: Daughter: Mrs. Annie Crawford; Sisters: Mrs. Esther Myers, Mrs. Chloe McKee, Mrs. Ina Scott and Mrs. Jessie Clark; Brothers:Beacher and Benjamin McCall. Services were held from the funeral home with the Rev. R.K. Atchison, D.D. assisted by the Rev. Harold Orr officiating. Submitted by Pamela Myers-Grewell. Note: Daughter of A. Miles & Lucinda (Grossman) McCall. Wife of Wallace Earl Shoup. Buried at Rimersburg.

SHOWERS, GEORGE V. -- WASHINGTON, D. C. –  George V.   Showers, 1708 Constitution Ave. NE, Washington, D. C., died suddenly at his home on Monday morning, Sept. 23. Born in Clarion County on July 2, 1894, he was the son of the late Melvin Grant and Ivanora Curll Showers. He was married to the former Elizabeth Caldwell, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived one daughter, Iva Belle Hefner of Kensington, Md.; two grandchildren, Patrice at home, and Gregory in the U. S. Navy; one sister, Mrs. Margaret S. Caldwell, and one brother, Robert H. Showers, both, of Clarion.   Two brothers, Turney and Wayne, preceded him in death. He had been associated with Washington hotels for several years until his retirement, was an active member and officer in the   Epworth Methodist Church, and active in Sunday School work. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 in the chapel of Lee’s Funeral Home.   Interment was in the Fort Lincoln Mausoleum.   Pallbearers were friends from his Sunday school class: Howard Hedges, Ernest Eggeling, Harry Taylor, Ross Brewer, John Landrum, and Cecil Clem. The Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Saturday, Sept, 28, 1968.   Pg 8

SHOWERS, IVA NORA (CURLL) Mrs. Iva Nora Showers, 82, oldest resident of Clarion Township died at 1:30 p.m. Friday in her home. A member of one of the oldest families in that area, she was active in civic affairs and church work.  A daughter of George V. and Margaret Turney Curll she was born April 10, 1869, in Curllsville. She married M. G. Showers, who receded her in death September 12, 1894. She was a member of the Rehobeth Presbyterian Church for 59 ears and was the oldest living member. A member of the Asbury Grange for 57 years, she was presented a Gold Sheath for 50 years service and was a charter member the Missionary Society of the church. Surviving are the following children:   George B, of Washington, D. C., .; Robert H. of Clarion; Wayne A., Akron, N Y; James T, Clarion Townships; Mrs. Margaret Caldwell, Clarion; a brother, William T. Curll of Curllsville; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Kline, Tarentum, Mrs. Mae Shumaker and Mrs. Reba Bauss of Detroit, Mich. Also Surviving are 17 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Goble   funeral home and will be returned to the family home today. The Blizzard, Oil City, Pa.   Saturday, October 4, 1952. Pg 4 transcription courtesy of Paul Kifer.

SHOWERS, JAMES TURNEY -- James Turney Showers, 56, died at 4 am yesterday in his home in Clarion Township.   He was born March 5, 1899, and was the son of Melvin Grant Showers and Iva Curll Showers. He was a farmer in Limestone and a veteran of World War I. He belonged to the Asbury Grange, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and was an elder in the New Rehobeth Presbyterian Church of Limestone. Surviving are his widow and three children, Mrs. Pauline Yeany of Norwich, N. Y., Mrs. Kathleen Carnahan of Cochranton, and Mrs. Mary Jane Weaver of Marble. In addition he is survived by three brothers, Wayne of   Arkon, N. Y., George of Washington, D.C., and Holden of Clarion, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Caldwell of Clarion. Body has been removed to the Goble Funeral Home.   FUNERALS -- James Turney Showers Clarion Township died at 4 a. m. yesterday in his home. Surviving are his widow, three children, three brothers and one sister. Body has been taken to the. Goble Funeral Home where friends may call. Services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Thursday in the New Rehobeth Church with Rev. Roy C. Blair officiating. Interment will be in the New Rehobeth Cemetery. The Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Tuesday, Aug 16, 1955. Pg 16 transcription courtesy of Paul Kifer

SHOWERS, WAYNE ALEXANDER - CLARION —  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the New Rehoboth - Greenville Presbyterian Church, near here, for Wayne Alexander Showers, a former Clarion resident, whose home address was 42 John Street, Akron, N.Y.   Mr. Showers died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Kenmore, N.Y. He was born August 7, 1897, in Clarion township, Clarion County, the son of M. Grant and Ivanora Curll Showers. On September 14, 1920, he was married to Gwendolyn Keck, who survives. Mr. Showers was retired and was a member of the New Rehoboth - Greenville Presbyterian Church. In addition to his wife, who resides in Akron, N.Y., he is survived   by nine children, Franklin, Port Huron, Mich.; Mrs. Ocie (Lavonne) Gilbert, Lewiston, Mich.; Mrs. Edward (Audrey) Smith, Clarence Center, N.Y.; William, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. George (Maxine) Winspear, Salem, Ore.; SSgt. Robert H. of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Raymond, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. Melvin (Margaret) Boop, Wausau, Wisc.; and Melvin Randall, Akron, N.Y. One son, James Turney, is deceased. Also surviving are one sister, Margaret Showers Caldwell, 1281 East Main Street, Clarion; and two brothers, George V. Showers, Washington, D.C. and Robert H. Showers, 715 Liberty Street, Clarion- 30 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and seven nieces and nephews. One brother, James Turney, is also deceased. Rev. James Cox, pastor of The First Methodist Church, here, officiated at the service Tuesday, Internment was made in the New Rehoboth Cemetery.   A short service was held in he Ross Funeral Home in Akron, N.Y., at 8:30 p.m. Monday before the body was brought to the Clarion area.    The Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Thursday, Aug 5, 1965.   Pg 6 transcription courtesy of Paul Kifer.

SHRECKENGOST, HELEN (McCALL)Helen Schrecengost, 78, of P.O. Box 209, Shippenville, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at her residence. Born April 3, 1924, she was a daughter of Adam Guy and Hazel Bashline McCall. Mrs. Schrecengost was self-employed as a beautician at 417 Main St., Clarion, for 50 years before retiring in 1993. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Clarion. She enjoyed puzzles, crafts and her grandchildren. She was married June 19, 1942, to Arnold J. Schrecengost, who preceded her in death Jan. 31, 1991. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Saundra Schrecengost of Shippenville and Marcia Hales and her husband, Dan, of Wennemucca, Nev.; two sons, Johny Schrecengost and his wife, Angie, of Seattle, Wash., and Terry Schrecengost and his wife, Charleen, of Emlenton; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Katherine Wyncoop, Virginia Curll, Mary Cunningham and Guyla Magness; and a brother, Ralph McCall. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion. A Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church with Monsignor Joseph Riccardo, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

 

SHUMAKER, ERMA R. (HERSHBERGER) —  SHUMAKER - Erma R., 99, of Richland Township, passed away on July 17, 2005, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 22, 1905, in Richland Township, daughter of William G. and Alice (Blough) Hershberger. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; sister, Mary Kiefer; brothers, Ira, Merle, Stanford and Charles; and a step granddaughter, Michalle (McHenry) Hershman. Survived by sons, Paul, married to the former Shirley Wingard, Ligonier, and Carl, married to the former Mitsu Emory, Sligo, Pa.; grandchildren, Denis, married to the former Kate Zimmerman, Woodstown, N.J.; Bradley, married to the former Audrey Burton, Mechanicsburg; Carol, wife of Donald Zmick, Houston, Texas; Jeffrey, married to the former Deborah Miller, Savannah, Ga.; Joel, married to the former Stacy Mickle, Windber; April, wife of James Pratt, Amhearst, Ohio; and Jeremy, Sligo, Pa.; and a step granddaughter, Chris, wife of Leo Glenn, Slippery Rock; 17 great-grandchildren and one step great-grandson; daughters-in-law, Irene Luther, New Florence, and Betty McCall, Sandusky, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. Erma was a 1923 graduate of Richland High School. She was looking forward to attending the Richland All Class Reunion this week. Erma was an active lifelong member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Geistown. Her ministries included choir member, pianist, Sunday school teacher, financial secretary and trustee. Erma was an avid quilter and encouraged many others in the craft. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Erma cared for her extended family on numerous occasions and was employed as a caregiver to others for a number of years. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on both Tuesday and Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, and one hour prior to service at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Bethany United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jeffrey Vanderhoff officiating. Interment will be at Richland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bethany United Methodist Church, 112 Leventry Road, Johnstown, Pa. 15904, in memory of Erma. Tribune-Democrat; July 19, 2005

SIGWORTH, ALBERT C. — A.C. Sigworth Found Dead in His Home —  Fryburg - Albert C. Sigworth, 69, of Lickingville was found dead in his home Sunday morning. He was born in Lickingville, November 24, 1899, a son of Charles B. and Mary Steiner Sigworth. He lived in the Lickingville area all his life and he was a farmer. He was a member of the Lickingville United Methodist Church. Surviving are a brother and sister, Mrs. Alverda Schumacher of Kirkland, Ohio, and Forest Sigworth of Lickingville. Two brothers, Everett and Ira, preceded him in death. Friends may call anytime at the Faller Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Victor Korb, associate pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church of Oil City in charge. Interment will be in the Lickingville Cemetery.  4/28/1969 Derrick. (view image)

SILVES, MYRTLE MARIE (HEMPHILL) -- Mrs. Silves Dies Tuesday - Sligo - Mrs. Myrtle Marie Silves, 71, of Parker RD1, died Tuesday evening in her home. She was the widow of Ellsworth P. Silves. Mrs. Silves was born April 16, 1991, at Prospect in Butler County, the daughter of Samuel and Sadie Hemphill. On Feb. 14, 1917, she married Ellsworth P. Silves who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1969. Mrs. Silves was a member of Callensburg Church of God and the Women's Fire Auxiliary of Callensburg. Surviving are four sons, Joseph E. Silves of McDonald, Ohio, Johab Silves of Parker RD1, James Silves of Dover, Dela., and Richard Silves of Fairfield, Calif.; and two daughters, Mrs. Stella Shroyer of Slippery Rock RD1, and Mrs. Dorothy Rumbarger of Callensburg. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Margaret Beam of Huntington, 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. One son, George, one daughter, Elsie, one brother and one sister preceded her in death. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today at the Hawk Funeral Home in Sligo where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. Rev. Wayne Weldon, pastor of Callensburg Church of God, will officiate.  Interment will be in Hemphill Cemetery in Chicora. Source: 5/11/1972 Derrick.

 

SILVIS, EDWARD — Funeral services for Edward Silvis, 70, prominent resident of Sligo, who  died Tuesday morning, January 24, 1939, were held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ira Miller of Sligo.  The services were in charge of the Reverend Albert J Renwick, pastor of the M.E. church, and the Reverend E. D. Crawford, pastor of the Presbyterian Church. Interment was made in the Sligo cemetery. Mr. Silvis, the son of John and Mary Ann Bolton Silvis, was born December 13, 1868.  He was married to Elizabeth Walrobenstein, who died September 12, 1912.  He was a member of F.& A. M. of St. Petersburg and the Sligo Odd Fellows Lodge. Surviving are the following children; Herman Silvis, Sligo; Chas. Silvis, Clarion; Mrs. Vada Miller and Dr. Frank Silvis, Sligo.  One daughter, Miss Mabel Silvis, preceded him in death.  He also leaves five grandchildren, a niece, Mrs. Marie Kroh of Rimersburg, two brothers, William Silvis of East  (last line of my copy is unreadable.) Transcription by Jane Dunkle for the US GenWeb Archives.

SILVIS, GERALDINE (ELLIOTT) Geraldine E. Silvis  - Former Sharon woman had taught in one-room school — SLIGO, Pa. -- Geraldine E. Silvis, Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Sligo, formerly of Sharon, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday (10-9-02) in the center. She was 91. Mrs. Silvis was born May 1, 1911, in Curllsville, Pa., a daughter of Ralph and Florence Males Elliott. She graduated in 1930 from Sligo High School and received her teaching certificate from Clarion State College. Mrs. Silvis was married to Gerald T. Silvis, who is deceased. She taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Licking Township, Clarion County, for seven years and later taught in Mercer County. Following that, she worked for 12 years at the former Standard Paper and Candy Co. of Sharon. Her last employment was at the former Whitmer-Smith's ladies clothing store in downtown Sharon. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sharon and was also a Sunday school teacher and treasurer of the Sunday School Department of the church. She also belonged to Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 242, also Sharon. Surviving are: one brother, Albert Elliott, Clarion; three sisters, Eileen Varner, Butler; Carolyn Heeter, Sligo; and Marjorie Smith, Mayport; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Silvis was preceded in death by a brother, John Elliott; and a sister, Eleanor Elliott. — SILVIS  Mrs. Gerald T. (Geraldine E.), 91, Sligo, Pa., formerly of Sharon.  Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday (10-10-02) in VARNER FUNERAL HOME, 1632 Bald Eagle St., Sligo.  Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday (10-11-02) in the funeral home, with the Rev. James Eaton, pastor of Rimersburg United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment: Sligo Cemetery. Source: Sharon Herald, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002.

SILVIS, ISAAC JAMES — Isaac James Silvis, 77, of East Brady, died at his home late last night (Jan. 21, 1960). He was born June 24, 1882, in Sligo a son of William H. and Mary Elizabeth (Greenawalt) Silvis. He was a resident of the East Brady area the past 57 years. Surviving are his wife, Luella (Kamerer) Silvis: five sons, James W. of Cowansville, William D. of East Brady, Harry H. of Clarion, Melvin H. of Rimersburg and Richard L. at home; four daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Grace) Whitmer of Emlenton, Mrs. Banard (Lillian)Rinehulf of Emporium, Mrs. William (Edna) Reese of East Brady and Mrs. L. C. (Mildred) Kemery of Fombell; 31 grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at McNaughton-McKinney funeral home in East Brady after 7 p.m. tonight and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. tomorrow. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Rev. William Shellhammer, pastor of East Brady First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be made in Bradys Bend cemetery. Leader-Times (Kittanning, PA), Friday, Jan 22, 1960.   Pg 2

SILVIS, JOHN — John Silvis, a well known and lifelong resident of Sligo died January 14, after a short illness. He was aged 79 years, three months and five days, being born October 9, 1834. Mr Silvis was a black smith and learned his trade when but 12 years old. He was active in his work until about four years ago. About 15 years ago his wife died and since that time he has made his home with his daughter Mrs. Frank Snyder. He was a prominent member of the Sligo Lodge. IOOF., joining their order when he was 21 years old. He was a consistent Christian man, death coming to him  while he was praying. The following children survive: Mrs. Lydia E Beck of Tidal PA, and her son T.O. Beck; William H Silvis of East Brady and his son James; Thomas F Silvis of Michigan; Edward J Silvis of Sligo and his children Herman, Mabel, Charles and Frank all of Sligo and Mrs. Verda Miller of Pittsburgh. Scott W. Silvis of Brookville and Mrs. AURA Snyder at home. Note: John Silvis was a son of Henry and Mary (Stewart) Silvis. Transcription courtesy of Gene Whitmer.

SIMPSON, JUNIOR BRUCE Junior Bruce Simpson, 72, of Rimersburg RD 1, died at 10:48 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, shortly after admission to the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 25, 1928, in Kissinger Mills, Clarion County, he was a son of the late Bruce Edgar Simpson and Mary Ellen Gorman Simpson. Mr. Simpson attended the Kissinger Mill School and had served with the Army during World War II. He coached softball in the southern Clarion County League for more then 25 years and was known as '' Mr. Softball.'' Mr. Simpson worked at Rexide in East Brady for more than 25 years, until becoming disabled. He was of the Protestant faith. Mr. Simpson was married in October 1948, to the former Vivian B. Walmer, who survives. Also surviving are four sons, Lanny J. Simpson and his wife, Sharyn, of Williamsburg, Va., Richard K. Simpson and his wife, Marsha, of Sligo, Timothy M. Simpson and his wife, Jami, of Bloomsburg, and Randy S. Simpson and his wife, Sheryl, of Williamsburg, Va.; and one daughter, Shari L. Simpson of Rimersburg. Mr. Simpson also is survived by three brothers, Eugene C. Simpson and his wife, Julia, of Butler, John C. Simpson and his wife, Loretta, of Rimersburg RD 1, and Larry '' Pep'' Simpson and his wife, Elaine, of Parker RD 2; four sisters, Mrs. Eddie (Gail) Maxim of Youngstown, Ohio, Mrs. James (Becky) Sleigher of Rimersburg RD 2, Mrs. Edward (Carole) Clark of Sligo, and Mrs. Bernie (Linda) Ganoe of Clarion; as well as three grandsons, six granddaughters, two great-grand daughters and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, who died in 1976, Mr. Simpson was preceded in death by a son, Gary L. Simpson on July 17, 1994; three infant children; four brothers, Edward Paul Simpson in 1953, Billy Keith Simpson in 1980, James Clyde Simpson in 1988, and Eric '' Bucky'' Simpson in 1994; and three sisters, Peggy Lou Simpson in 1932, Mrs. Jane Pauline Divins in 1998, and Mrs. Sally Ann Kriebel in 1998. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held from at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry C. Piper, pastor of the Sligo Chapel, officiating. Interment will follow in Cedarview Memorial Park, Strattanville.


SIMPSON, RUTH (WAGNER) — Ruth Simpson, 89, a resident of Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Sligo RD 1, formerly of Sandy Hollow, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, in the Clarview facility. Born April 20, 1912, in Mount Union, she was a daughter of Merle and Retta REED WAGNER. Mrs. Simpson was a homemaker and a custodian for 10 years at Union High School, Rimersburg. She was a member of the former Sandy Hollow Community Church and attended the Senior Citizens Center in Rimersburg. Mrs. Simpson was married July 31, 1937, to Harold "Bib' Simpson, who survives. Also surviving are a son and his wife, Clarence "Dutch" and Marian KOUGH of Pensacola, Fla.; a grandson and his wife, Kem and Donna Lough of Oasis, Nev.; and three great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a sister, Marcella TROXELL of Marion, Ohio. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amee Ann Kough; and two sisters, Dorothy HENRY and Vernadean GATHAGAN. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in theVarner Funeral Home of Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. James Eaton, pastor of Rimersburg Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rimersburg Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Ladies Auxiliary, Route 68, Sligo, 16255.

SIMPSON, SETH A.—  Seth Simpson, 58, Sligo, died Sept. 2, 1955, at Reynoldsville, Penna., while at work for the Bracken Construction Co. Mr. Simpson, a son of the late William and Mary I. Buzzard Simpson, was born May 19, 1897 in Madison township, Clarion county, Penna. In 1917 he was married to Mary Wiser, who survives. Besides his wife he leaves six children; Mrs. Ruth Rummel, Sligo; Mrs Betty Bishop, Bruin; William Simpson, Sligo; Mrs. Jane Hawk, Callensburg; Dean Simpson, Sligo, and Patty Simpson, at home. He is also survived by three sisters and three brothers Mrs. Wm. Erbe, Sligo; Mrs. Jane Loreng, East Brady; Mrs. Mae Cogley, East Brady, Ben Simpson, Sykesville; George Simpson, Creekside, and Robert Simpson, Rimersburg. Eight grandchildren also survive. Mr. Simpson was a member of the Sligo Methodist church and teacher of adult Bible class. He served in World War I and was a member of Elliott Gathers McKee Post 149 Sligo. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Methodist church, Sligo, with the Rev. Fred Hunt, officiating. Burial was made in Sligo Grandview cemetery with military rites.
     
SETH A. SIMPSON —  An employee of Bracken Construction was stricken and died while at work on a road project near Reynoldsville, September 3. He was Seth A. "Pete" Simpson, of Sligo. Mr. Simpson was born May 19, 1897, in Madison Twp., Clarion County, the son of William A. and Mary D. Buzzard Simpson. He married Mary Wiser in 1917. Surviving, besides his wife, are four daughters and two sons; Ruth Rummell, Sligo; Betty Bishop, Bruin; Jane Haun, Callensburg; and Patty at home; William, Sligo; Dean, Sligo; Eight grandchildren, three sisters and three brothers, Martha Erbe, Sligo; Ben Simpson, Sykesville; George, Crickside; Jane Lorenz, East Brady; May Cogley, East Brady; and Robert, Rimersburg, also survive. A veteran of World War 1, Mr. Simpson was a member of the American Legion Post 147, and the Methodist Church of Sligo. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 7, in the Sligo Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul B. Dunlap. Interment was in Sligo Cemetery. The Guy M. Hawk Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. [Clarion Republican, Thursday, September 15, 1955]

SIMPSON, WILLIAM T., of Sligo, Clarion County, formerly of Elliott and Sheraden, died Oct. 29. William F. Conroy Funeral Home, Sheraden. (CO) Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - November 1, 2002

SIVERLING, PHILOPENA (HARRIGER) -- Mrs. Philopena Siverling, of Reidsburg, died on Friday, September 21, 1917, after a lingering illness at the age of 85 years, ten months and 21 days. The deceased was born and lived the most of her life in Clarion County. She was the mother of eleven children, five of whom are still living, 6 preceding her to the grave. Mrs. Siverling had 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, three sisters and three brothers living. She was a member of long standing in the Reidsburg Baptist Church, and trusted in her Lord until death called her. Her maiden name was Harriger and she was married to John Michael Siverling Oct. 26, 1848. The funeral services were held in the Reidsburg Baptist Church conducted by Rev. R. L. Grainger, after which she was laid away in the Reidsburg cemetery. The following children survive, Jennie, John, Lewis, Fannie and Milton.   Clarion Democrat - Sept. 27, 1917

SLAGLE, ANNA MAE (CURLL) — Anna Slagle Dies Friday in Hospital — CLARION - Mrs. Anna Mae Slagle, 54, of St. Charles died at 4 a.m., Friday in the Clarion Hospital. She was born May 1, 1915 in Churchville, Clarion County, a daughter of Robert and Esther Gathers Curll.  On August 30, 1941, she married Edward H. Slagle, who survives. Mrs. Slagle was employed as a nurses' aide at Clarion Hospital for several years and prior to that time, had worked as a cook at Redbank Valley High School and Clarion State College. She was a member of the First Church of God of New Bethlehem. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Robert (JoAnne) Schrecengost of Shippenville RD; one brother, Harry V. Curll of Sligo RD1; and one grandchild.  One sister preceded her in death. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Gerald Goble Funeral Home at Clarion where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Mason R. Traister, pastor of the First Church of God of New Bethlehem, will officiate. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery, Frogtown. 10/25/1969 Derrick 

SLAGLE, GLADYS E. (MONTGOMERY) Gladys E. Slagle, 91, of Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Sligo, formerly of Lawsonham, Rimersburg RD 1, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Clarview following a brief illness. Born July 20, 1911, in Lawsonham, Clarion County, she was the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Colwell Montgomery. Mrs. Slagle was affiliated her entire life with the Lawsonham United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and the Quilters Group. She was married April 8, 1933, to George Austin Slagle, who died Feb. 10, 1987. Surviving are two sons and their wives, Robert E. and Eleanor Slagle of West Monterey and Plymouth, N.H., and Donald R. and Betty Slagle of Templeton RD 2; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Slagle was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers, Melvin Lobaugh, James Montgomery ad Harold Montgomery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home, Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home with the Rev. James M. Eaton, pastor of the Lawsonham United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Rimersburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clarview Nursing Home Memorial Fund, RD 1, Sligo, 16255. The Derrick, April 11, 2003.

 

SLAGLE, MATILDA I. (HUFFMAN)  — Matilda I. SLAGLE, 92, of New Bethlehem RR3, b Sept 11, 1905 in Mudlic, d May 31, 1998 at Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sligo. Parents: Miles and Ollie (HEPLER) HUFFMAN. Spouse: James B. Slagle, deceased.

 

SLATER, CHARLES RICHARD SLIGO - Charles Richard Slater, 50, of Sligo RD 1, an agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., died at 3:50 a.m. Saturday in Brookville Hospital. Born June 7, 1921, at Callensburg, he was a son of Charles E. and Mabel Ellen Johnston Slater. He was married August 14, 1943, to the former Lois C. Craig, who survives. Mr. Slater served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Clarion and the VFW and American Legion posts of Clarion. He was also a charter member of the Life Underwriters Association at Clarion. In addition to his wife, Lois, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Fred (Susan) Klingler of Clarion; two sons, Charles R. Slater Jr. of Oil City and Michael Slater of Clarion; his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Slater of Sligo; three sisters, Mrs. Gurney (Ruth) Brinkley of Sligo, Mrs. Edwin (Alma) Drenner of Grove City and Mrs. Thomas (Jane) Lalley of Huntingdon, W. Va.; two brothers, Warren of Columbus, Ohio, and Roy Slater of East Brady; a step-sister, Mrs. Warren (Faye) Slater of Columbus, Ohio; and a step-brother, Robert D. Randolph of Pittsburgh. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Hawk Funeral Home, Sligo. Rev. Louis Pomrenke Jr., pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Clarion will officiate. Interment will be in Callensburg Cemetery. Source: The Oil City Derrick, Monday, January 10, 1972.

 

SLATER, MABEL E. (JOHNSTON) Mrs. Mabel E. Slater, 41, died at her home in Callensburg Monday, January 6, 1941. She was the wife of Charles E. Slater. Mrs. Slater was the daughter of Steele Scott and Mary E. Johnston of Piney township. She was married to Mr. Slater July 21, 1920. Surviving are her husband and the following children: Richard, Ruth, Warren, Roy, and Alma Rae, all at home. Also surviving are her parents and the following brothers and sisters: James Johnston, Sligo, Ida Bennett, Meadville; Ruth Larimer, Sligo; Grace Wetzel, Burnside; Frances Getson, La Havre, Nova Scotia; Scott Johnston, Sligo; Ray Johnston, Rimersburg; Mary Wood, Clarion; Eugene Johnston, Huey; Evelyn Wensel, Sligo; Anna Myrtle Best, Mill Hall; Violet Curll, Curllsville; Helen Best, Sligo; Paul Johnston, Sligo. Mrs. Slater was a member of the Callensburg Methodist church in which funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, January 9. - submitted by Linda Walls.

 

SLATER, MARY ELLEN (FISHER) -- Mrs. Mary Ellen Slater, wife of Christian A. Slater, died at her residence in Callensburg, Pa., on Monday June 21, 1909 at the age of 4* years, 10 months, and 6 days. Death was caused by locomotor ataxia or creeping paralysis. Deceased was the mother of nine children, namely: Warren, an officer in the U.S. navy at Newport, R.I., Homer, Myrtle, Emery, Charles, Dorothy, Berton and Roy. She is also survived by her father, Samuel S. Fisher, three brothers and two sisters, namely: Mrs. Lucetta Dunkle, Bests Corners; Lara Fisher, Barnes, Pa.; Henry Fisher, Evans City; Chas. E. Fisher, Blairs Corners; and S.S. Fisher, Rimersburg. She was a faithful and sincere member of the Reformed church at Mt. Zion. For more than 10 years she had been a sufferer from creeping paralysis, bearing this with the most sublime, uncomplaining patience. She was a woman who endeared herself to all with whom she came in contact through her faithfulness for her family and interest in and sympathy with everyone. She will be greatly missed from her family, church and the community in which she lived. Funeral services were conducted at the home Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, June 23rd by Rev. H. Smallenberger of the M.E. church of Callensburg and the remains were laid to rest in the Mt. Zion cemetery. The sympathy of the community is extended to the family and immediate friends in this their sad bereavement. Source: 7/8/1909 Clarion Democrat.

 

SLAUGENHAUPT, ERMA BESSIE (CRICK) — Mrs. Erma Bessie Slaugenhaupt, 86 of Erie, former resident of Rimersburg RD 2, died Monday afternoon in Erie Osteopathic Hospital after an extended illness.   She was the widow of Ira Slaugenhaupt.   Mrs. Slaugenhaupt was born in Toby Township, Clarion County, July 4, 1885, the daughter of the late William R. and Oliver [Olive] Stewart Crick.   She married Ira D. (Sankey) Slaugenhaupt, who died in 1940.   Mrs. Slaugenhaupt had resided in Erie for the past year.   Before that time she was a resident of Rimersburg RD 2.   She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Lawsonham and Phoebe Rebekah Lodge 123 of Rimersburg.   Surviving are five sons, Bruce R. Slaugenhaupt of Dayton, Ohio, Wendell H. Slaugenhaupt of Saxonburg, Vincent F. Slaugenhaupt of Waterford, Clair B. Slaugenhaupt of Sharon, and Roland D. Slaugenhaupt of Rimersburg RD 2; two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Hazel) Baker of Rimersburg and Mrs. Robert J. (Olive) Weilacher of Waterford; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.   Two brothers, two sisters and one grandson preceded her in death.   Interment in Rimersburg cemetery. Obit, Oil City Derrick, Tuesday, June 6, 1972


SLAUGENHAUPT, JESSE G. SLIGO - Dr. J. G. Slaugenhaupt of Detroit, Mich., a native of Clarion County, died in Detroit at 7 p.m. Friday [14 May 1965]. Born July 4, 1985 in Porter Township, Clarion County, he was the son of Thomas R. and Laura Hepler Slaugenhaupt. He was married to the former Lillian Colwell, who survives, November 4, 1916. A graduate of Loyola University of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Slaugenhaupt interned at St. Mary Hospital, Detroit, and was a member of the staff at Providence Hospital, also in Detroit. In addition to being a 50-year member of the Wayne County (Michigan) Medical Society, he was also a member of the North Central and Detroit branches of the Urological Society, the American Medical Association, the Michigan State Medical Society and the Narden Park Methodist Church of Detroit. Dr. Slaugenhaupt was a specialist in the field of neurology and was a member of the American Neurological Society. He retired six years ago from practice. Surviving, in addition to his widow, are three sisters. Mrs. Karl (Grace) Newell and Mrs. Stella Quiering [Quering ?] of Sligo and Mrs. Mary Wisch [Wysch ?]of Chicago. Removal was made in the Hawk Funeral Home, Sligo, where friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral Home at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Rev. Dwight Montgomery, pastor of the Sligo Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Sligo Cemetery.  Source: THE DERRICK Oil City-Franklin-Clarion, PA Tuesday, May 18, 1965 via Linda Walls

SLAUGENHAUPT, LAURA JANE (HEPLER) Word has been received in this city of the death of Mrs. T.R. Slaugenhaupt, 70, of Sligo at her home Sunday evening at 7:00 o’clock, following an illness of two months. Mrs. Slaugenhaupt had spent almost her entire life in Clarion County and was well known in this city. She is survived by her husband, T.R. Slaugenhaupt, who is seriously ill at this time, three daughters and one son. Dale F. Logan of this city is a nephew of the deceased. Funeral services will be held from the home in Sligo at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. The Oil CITY DERRICK WEDNESDAY MORNING MAY 18, 1932 Pg. 3

     Added by Wayne Hepler. Laura Jane (Hepler) Slaugenhaupt, b.18 Feb 1863 d.16 May 1932, dau. of Jeremiah Hepler and Sarah (Seifrit) Hepler, married Thomas Randle Slaugenhaupt, b. 1859 d. 1932, son of John William Slaugenhaupt and Mary Ann Polliard. Thomas and Laura’s children: Grace Slaugenhaupt Newell [Mrs. Karl Newell] Sligo, Stella Slaugenhaupt Quering [Mrs. Howard Quering] Sligo, Mary Slaugenhaupt Wisch [Mrs. A.J. Wisch] Chicago, IL and Dr. Jesse Slaugenhaupt Detroit, MI. I am unaware of nephew Dale F. Logan.


SLAUGENHAUPT, MYRA McILHATTAN (MYERS) — Ohio Department of Health Columbus Certificate of Death #41907. Place of death: 415 Indiana Ave., McDonald, Trumbull Co., OH. Length of stay: 16 years. Full name: MYRA M. SLAUGENHAUPT. Usual residence: McDonald Village, 415 Indiana Ave. White married female. Wife of Orville. Born: Aug. 6, 1882 Pa. Aged 61 yrs 8 mos 10 ds. Housewife. Father: Valentine Myers, b. Pa. Mother: Sarah McIlhattan, b. Pa. Informant: Orville Slaugenhaupt, McDonald, O. Burial: Rimersburg, PA. Died: June 16, 1944. Cause of death: carcinoma of cervix (1 yr), abdominal mastasis

 

SLAUGENHAUPT, W.C. W.C. Slaugenhaupt, 74, of Sandy Hollow, Rimersburg RD 2, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, in Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Sligo RD 1. Born June 3, 1926, in Madison Township, Clarion County, he was a son of William N. and Angie McCoy Slaugenhaupt. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Navy Seabees in the South Pacific. Mr. Slaugenhaupt worked on the railroad for 34 years, retiring in 1988 as an inspector from Bessemer-Lake Erie Railroad. He was a Protestant. In the past, Mr. Slaugenhaupt was an avid hunter. Surviving are a brother and his wife, Arnold and Lydia Slaugenhaupt of Sebring, Fla.; a nephew, W.D. Slaugenhaupt of Hialeah, Fla.; and a niece, Dianne Gamble of Lake Worth, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Kline Funeral Home, J. Robert Varner, director, in Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Edgar C. Moore, retired minister, officiating. Interment will follow in Rimersburg Cemetery. The Derrick, August 28, 2000

 

SLAUGENHOUP, WALTER C. -- SENECA – Walter C. Slaugenhoup, 95, of 11273 State Route  58, Sligo , died Tuesday, January 6, 2009 , at UPMC Northwest in Seneca. Source: Clarion News

 

SLAUGENHOUPT, THOMAS R. — Thomas R. Slaugenhoupt, one of Clarion county’s most highly respected citizens, and a leading business man of his community, died at his late home at Sligo, Pa.; June 11, 1932. He had been in ill health for the past six months during which time he was confined to his bed. Mr. Slaugenhoupt was born July 24, 1859, at Oak Ridge, in the famous old stone house which as erected in 1824, and which is still standing, although not occupied. At the time of his death he was aged 72 years, 10 months and 17 days. He was the second son of John and Mary (Polliard) Slaugenhoupt of sacred memory. On December 18, 1884, he was united in marriage to Laura Jane Hepler and to this union four children were born, all of whom survive: Dr. J. G. Slaugenhoupt, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Grace Newell of Sligo; Stella Quering and Mary Wysch of Chicago. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Emma Logan of Oil City, and by one brother, James B. of Kennewick, Wash. Deceased was preceded in death by his wife just three weeks and six days, her demise having occurred May 16, 1932. One brother, Dr. W. A. Slaugenhoupt, died several years ago. For almost 15 years Mr. Slaugenhoupt was engaged in farming in Porter township. While living on his farm, he engaged in the mercantile business at Brinkerton for a short time. In 1902 he moved to Sligo where he continued in the mercantile business until his death. Mr. Slaugenhoupt was a consistent member of the Reformed church. For many years he served as Elder of the church of that denomination at Curllsville, at the same time acting as church treasurer, assistant superintendent of the Sabbath school and teacher of the Men’s Bible Class. Funeral services in his memory were held at his late home, Tuesday, June 14, and were conducted by Rev. Gilbert of Emlenton, using a text chosen by Mr. Slaugenhoupt: “For me to live is Christ; to die is gain.” Rev. Gilbert was assisted by the local ministers, Revs. Howarth and Howard. Interment was made beside kindred dust in the Squirrel Hill cemetery. The pall-bearers were E. E. Weeter, E. T. Berrean, Homer George, Frank Snyder and Ira Hodil. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were, Mrs. Emma Logan and Dale Logan and wife, of Oil City; E. E. Polliard and son of New Kensington; Rev. and Mrs. Faust of Grenesburg, and Rev. Painter.  New Bethlehem Vindicator, 1932. Transcription courtesy of Linda Walls.

 

SLAUGENHAUPT,  W.C. W.C. Slaugenhaupt, 74, of Sandy Hollow, Rimersburg RD 2, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, in Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Sligo RD 1. Born June 3, 1926, in Madison Township, Clarion County, he was a son of William N. and Angie McCoy Slaugenhaupt. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Navy Seabees in the South Pacific. Mr. Slaugenhaupt worked on the railroad for 34 years, retiring in 1988 as an inspector from Bessemer-Lake Erie Railroad. He was a Protestant. In the past, Mr. Slaugenhaupt was an avid hunter. Surviving are a brother and his wife, Arnold and Lydia Slaugenhaupt of Sebring, Fla.; a nephew, W.D. Slaugenhaupt of Hialeah, Fla.; and a niece, Dianne Gamble of Lake Worth, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Kline Funeral Home, J. Robert Varner, director, in Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Edgar C. Moore, retired minister, officiating. Interment will follow in Rimersburg Cemetery.

 

SLAUGENHOUP, JAMES REED St. Petersburg –  James Reed Slaugenhoup, 77, of Emlenton RD 3, died at 7;15 am Friday in Grove City Hospital. He was born September 12, 1894, in Limestone, a son of Edward F. and Lulu Shingledecker Slaugenhoup.  He was a member of the Sligo Presbyterian Church.  Surviving are his wife, the former Harriet Thomas; a daughter, Mrs. Ardell (Miriam) Kuhns of Sligo; five sons, James M. Slaugenhoup of Clintonville, Kenneth Slaugenhoup at home, Frank and William Slaugenhoup of Parker and Phillip Slaugenhoup of Foxburg; four brothers, Harry Slaugenhoup of Rocky Grove, Glenn, Walter and Boyd Slaugenhoup of Sligo; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.   Two brothers, Frank and Ben, are deceased. Friends will be received at the Karle D. McKinney Funeral Home in St. Petersburg from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today and Sunday.   Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Monday in the funeral home with Rev. Robert Casler, pastor of the St. Petersburg United Methodist Church, officiating.   Interment will be in Cedar View memorial Park at Strattanville. Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Saturday, Dec 11, 1971.   Pg 10 via Paul Kifer.

 

SLAUGENHOUP, MARY ISABELLE (SMITH) -- Mary I. Slaugenhoup, 84, of 11273 Route 58, Sligo, died Monday evening, Dec. 4, 2000, in Clarion Hospital following an ex tended illness. The Varner Funeral Home in Sligo is in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary will be published Wednesday in The Derrick.

      Mary Isabelle Smith Slaugenhoup, 84, of Sligo, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, in the Clarion Hospital after an extended illness. Born Nov. 25, 1916, in Rimersburg, she was a daughter of George Edward and Zoe Teresa Slaugenhaupt Smith. She was a 1934 graduate of Union High School in Rimersburg. She received her beautician license in the summer of 1933 from Mrs. Feller's Beauty School in Clarion. After graduation from high school, Mrs. Slaugenhoup owned and operated beauty shops in Sligo and Rimersburg. Mrs. Slaugenhoup was a member of Sligo Presbyterian Church where she played the piano and organ. She was an active and faithful member for many years of the Murphy Grange near Sligo. Mrs. Slaugenhoup was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society in the 1950s and 1960s. She was married in Ripley, N.Y., July 22, 1937, to Walter C. Slaugenhoup, who survives. Also surviving are two sons and their wives, Paul and Sharon Slaugenhoup of Callensburg and Ray and Karen Slaugenhoup of Kittery, Maine; one daughter, Mrs. William (Jean) McCafferty of Magnolia, Mass.; and seven grandchildren, Garret Slaugenhoup of Anchorage, Alaska, Molly Slaugenhoup of Pittsburgh, David Slaugenhoup of State College, Abbey Slaugenhoup of Farmington, Maine, Robert Slaugenhoup of Kittery, Maine, Kaitlin McCafferty of Waterville, Maine, and Jillian McCafferty of Magnolia, Mass. She also is survived by two brothers, Joseph V. Smith of State College and Wilbur G. Smith of Elizabethtown. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Slaugenhoup was preceded in death by four brothers, Carl F. Smith, Fred C. Smith, Kenneth L. Smith and Max G. '' Perk'' Smith; and one sister, Ruth Gallagher. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Varner Funeral Home, Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. David Holyan, pastor of Sligo Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Sligo. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Clarion-Forest Visiting Nurses Association or the American Cancer Society, Box 668, Knox, 16232.  Oil City Derrick 12/6/2000

 

SLOAN, JAMES CALVIN — James Calvin Sloan, 76, of Shippenville, Paint Township, died Sunday morning, April 13, 2003, in Beverly Healthcare-Shippenville, after an extended battle with cancer. Born Aug. 28, 1926, in Sligo, he was the son of Joseph and Romaine Brinker Sloan. He entered the U.S. Army in January 1945, serving with the 4604th Quartermaster Infantry in the Philippine theater. Mr. Sloan was employed as a bottle machine operator by Owens-Illinois in Clarion, retiring in 1991 after 391/2 years of service. He enjoyed fishing and NASCAR racing. Mr. Sloan was married in the Clarion Baptist Church Sept. 8, 1948, to the former Patricia Jean Jones, who died April 7, 2003. Surviving are a son, James Sloan Jr. and wife, Karen, of Seffner, Fla.; two daughters and their husbands, Susan and Kenneth Mahle of Strattanville and Diane and Christopher Beauchamp of Fuquay Varnia, N.C.; seven grandchildren, James and Christy Sloan, Jamie Mahle, Kerrie Beichner, Amy Mahle and Scott and Joseph Willshire; and seven great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters, Marie Showers of Strattanville and Barb McCall and husband, Melvin, of Oxford, Fla.; and a special sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Shirley and Joe Emmings of Clarion; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Sloan was preceded in death by his parents and wife. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Goble Funeral Home of Clarion. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral Home. Interment will be in Clarion Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Clarion-Forest VNA Hospice, Main Street, Knox, 16232. The Derrick, Monday, April 14, 2003

 

SLOAN, PAUL HINDMAN — CLARION - Paul Hindman Sloan Sr., 61, of 75 N. Third Ave died at 9 p.m. Saturday at his home.   Mr. Sloan had been employed by the Owens-Illinois Glass Company, for 47 years. He was born at Reidsburg. Clarion County, Oct. 8, 1899, a son of John J. and Pearl Hindman Sloan.   He was married June 26, 1918, to Nellie Agnes Clinger, who survives. For 19 of the 47 years with the glass company he was shift supervisor. He was a member of the First Methodist Church and the Loyal Order of Moose 101 in Clarion. In addition to his widow, he is survived by a son, Paul H. Sloan Jr. of Oil City; four daughters, Mrs. Helen A. Troese, Mrs. Pearl K. Dolby and Mrs. Mary Louise Slaugenhaupt of Clarion and Mrs. Dorothy M. Clover of Knox; 24 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends are being received ay the Goble Funeral Home, Clarion, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Ralph Richardson, his pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Clarion Cemetery. The Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Monday, November 21, 1960.   Pg 20

 

SMATHERS, LUCILLE C. (WYMAN) — Lucille C. Smathers, 83, of 418 Ridgewood Drive, Marianne Estates, Shippenville RD, died Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Beverly Healthcare, Shippenville. Born Sept. 18, 1917, in Piney Township, Clarion County, she was a daughter of Ira W. and Lula Finnefrock Wyman. Mrs. Smathers worked for 20 years in the fabric department of the J.C. Penney Co. store, Clarion. She was a Protestant. Mrs. Smathers was married Aug. 29, 1936, to Charles Neal Smathers, who died Feb. 24, 1984. Surviving are two sons and their wives, Thomas C. and Shirley Smathers of Clarion and Edward K. and Cynthia Smathers of Shippenville; two daughters and their husbands, Patricia and Frank Ragles of Shippenville RD and Charlene and Bill Tomasek of Chicago, Ill.; nine grandchildren, Stacy Nulph, Sember Morgan Smathers, Jeremiah , Jessica, Justin and Billy Joe Smathers, and John, Margaret and David Ragley; and four great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a brother and his wife, Gerald and Margaret Wyman of Rotunda West, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Smathers was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Wyman and Paul Wyman. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home, Clarion. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Harold O. Jacobson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Clarion, officiating. Interment will be in Cooksburg Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. The Derrick - Tuesday, June 19, 2001 Submitted by Thelma Kifer.

 

 

 

 

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