C. Horner of 626 Wallis Ave., Farrell, past president of the
Western Pennsylvania Firemenís Association, died unexpectedly of a heart
attack at his home at 5:45 a.m. today [8 Dec 1958].
He was 60.
Mr. Horner was a trustee of the
Farrell Firemenís Association at the time of his death and a member of
the Veterans Firemanís Association.
As a retired caretaker of St.
Elizabethís Cemetery, Mr. Horner was a member of Our Lady of Fatima
Church and had lived in Farrell for 36 years.
He had been in ill health.
Born in Homestead, on Feb.10,
1898, Mr. Horner married the former Susan Ballas,
who survives, on Feb. 4, 1922.
He was widely known throughout
Besides his wife, Mr. Horner
leaves two daughters, Irene E. and Dolores,
wife of Joseph P. Alcaro, both at home; one
son, Raymond C., also at home; two
step-sisters, Mrs. Harland Hauger, R.D. 1,
New Wilmington, and Mrs. Michael Zyak, Sharon;
two step-brothers, John DuBrasky, R.D. 2,
West Middlesex; and Andrew DuBrasky, R.D. 1.,
New Wilmington, and one granddaughter.
C. Horner is buried in Our Lady
of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hermitage.]
Herald, Monday, December 8, 1958.