Woman's Body is Discovered on Railroad
Mrs. John Duby, Wheatland, meets tragic fate at Farrell. Believed to have been killed by a southbound Erie freight train at 5:30 am today, the mangled
body of Mrs. Mary Clark Duby, 39, wife of John Duby of 36 Shenango St. Wheatland was found on the railroad tracks near the American Sheet & Tin
Plate Co. coal pile opposite Hamilton Ave. & Broadway by William Reese an
employee of the company while in route to work at 6:50 am. Both legs were
severed at the hip.
Reese notified Paul Purash, watchman at the AS&TP Co. plant who called
Farrell police, Dr. W. A. Applegate, county Coroner, was summoned and pronounced a verdict of accidental death.
Mrs. Duby was born in Jacksonville, Fl. the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Richard
Clark. Besides her husband she is survived by an adopted son. (Charles Francis
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am tomorrow form the Pustinger
Funeral Home, Fruit Ave. Farrell. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
The Sharon Herald, July 20,1933. Submitted by Teresa