FRED E. AMON
a brief illness Mrs. Fred E. Amon passed to
her eternal rest on September 19, 1958. She had many friends chiefly
because she showed herself friendly. Mrs. Amon was the former Winona
grew up in the village of Millidgeville, Pennsylvania, where she attended
the Presbyterian church taking an active part in young people’s programs
and teaching a Sunday School class of young women. After her marriage to Mr.
Fred E. Amon they attended the Presbyterian church for a year or
so. When they moved to Sharon in 1919 they immediately transferred their
church letters to the First Methodist Church.
Amon was active in church work until the time of her death. She was
a past president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union. She was
active in the Ladies’ Aid Society and was elected the first president of
the Woman’s Society of Christian Service, in First Church, Sharon. In
all her services to the church her co-workers found her very efficient and
graciously winsome, and
it a privilege to have known her.
is not dead, that spirit strong and sweet,
only from her earthly site withdrawn;
passed into the night that she may greet
the shadow, life’s eternal dawn:
but returned to her home, to meet
loved ones that she lost in years agone,
joined the soul of all the wise and good,
more in that immortal brotherhood.”
150 Years of Methodism, The Story of the First Methodist Church,
Sharon, PA, compiled by Roscoe C. Wilson, 1959, page 122.