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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - October 17, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Obituaries october Bedford Reagan and Arthur Townsend from Page 1 there is a problem of any Townsend is the one to whom everyone no matter How Busy he might he finds time to listen to the problems of both faculty members and for this Busy and in complaining his wife Lucinda was an Active and Able whether in the in the or in school she was Content with this and aside from her Church her principal other affiliation was As a member of Bedford Springs chapter 41 of the Eastern she was the daughter of Warren and Libby Bingham Spaid and was born at after the Townsend had travelled extensively in recent with one overseas trip to the scandinavian they quietly Pur sued their sharing the results of these with their their Neighbours and their it can be truly said that theirs was a Good and fruitful in lieu of the family requests that contributions May be made to the presbyterian Church memorial Benjamin Reighard Benjamin of Las a former Bedford died october in Las he was born in february a son of Benjamin and Carrie Diehl he lived most of his life in Ohio and was married to the former Mary Alice of who survives along with two Douglas of Ohio and wife of Robert of Las one Beatrice of California one Carriejo of cum Berland and one half Jake of Bedford also he was preceded in death by his two and a Clemons local Dies demons vice president of the Hartley National Bank for the past 12 and Jovial civic Leader in Many county died october of an apparent heart he was a native of he had begun his banking career in the 1920s when he assumed the position his had held As Teller for the Broad top National Bank when she left to marry Paul he was later to move with the Bank to Bedford when it became the Farmers and on he joined the Hartley banking company his career with the Hartley began As Teller bookkeeper in those depression but he was soon named assistant and in january of he was made vice and a member of the Board of both positions he held until the time of his although he had officially retired in december of 1969 from service with the he had remained Active in several As he quipped when his colleagues gathered to Honor him at a retirement banquet in january of ill Stu be marking the close of 35 years of service with the he had told friends and fellow employees if i had it to do id do the same his Jovial nature was one thing that always set him one longtime colleague observed in his he often recalled not owning a car until to visit relatives in his native Broad he travelled by the Huntingdon and Broad top he was fond of pointing made four trips a Day in those Johnson had graduated from the old Defiance High school at a time when it offered Only a three year and returned later when a fourth Clemons Johnson tired of the old Bill paying foot race let checks do the walking for you can Send checks anywhere by such convenience i Laius a National Bank Bedford 114 623 6117 15522 All of otitis insured up to term was he had worked with his the late William in the Broad top Coal mines in the before assuming his first position with the Broad top National Active in business circles until the time of his he had also obtained his realtors License in and practice in the five years since with Blackburn realty of in january of he was also honoured for his Many years of service to the former Bedford building savings and loan just one of Many organizations he had served faithfully through his Long years in for 42 years he had served As the associations and afterwards continued to serve As a member of its Board of he had also served As an Active member of the Bedford county unit of the american cancer assuming the position of treasurer shortly after it was formed Here in the late and continuing in that capacity until the time of his throughout his 22 year he had also served at various times on its budget and finance com he was a longtime member of the Board of the Bedford county and had served for Many years As its he was also a former member of the Bedford area school an Active member of Trinity lutheran Church in he had served on the Church and for a number of As its Council he was a member of be Fords masonic and held the positions of worshipful master of Bedford Lodge 320 of the and in and High priest of Bedford Royal Arch chapter 255 in he was also a member of Mountain com Mandry 55 in the Harrisburg and the Jaffa shrine in born september in he was a son of the late Mary Hoover and William Johnson of he was married first to Dorothy Arnold who preceded him in and on May to Catherine Stern who together with these three children William Johnson of Larry Johnson of and Nancy Poole of three grandchildren and the following Brothers and Sisters also survive Elisabeth Detwiler of Juliana Bedford Cynthia Zimmerman of Kathryn Kichman of Hopewell William Johnson of and Paul Johnson of two Brothers and one sister preceded him in funeral services for Clemons Johnson october at 11 from Trinity lutheran Church in with the Richard his William Hoffman William of 100 North Spring died october in Bedford county memorial Hospital after a lengthy he was born september in a son of the late William and Alice Strausbaugh he was married to Sara foor Easton Hoffman who survives along with a Gerturde of four grandchildren also Hoffman was a member of the Everett Church of the Brethren and a member of iambic tribe improved order of funeral services thur october at 11 in the Conner funeral Chapel in with Phillip burial in the Everett Audrey Rose miss Audrey of formerly of died at her Home on october she was born in August she is survived by one of new York and a number of funeral services wed october at 1 in the Louis Geisel funeral with Clarke burial in the Bedford Zella Swartzwelder Zella of Star route died october in memorial Hospital of Bedford born Bedford May she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Kennard she was first married to Oscar Swartzwelder who preceded her in second to Edward then to Harry who also preceded her in she is survived by her step Ora of Ohio a Mary Helen of West Virginia three nieces and three she was preceded in death by one brother and one Swartzwelder was a member of the Black Valley Union Church and had owned and operated a Beauty shop in the Everett area for 40 funeral services october at 2 at the Robert Chamberlain funeral with Robert of burial in the Frame of Alum Bank and Homer retired air Force technical South ten seven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also she was preceded in death by one Gaudig was a member of James lutheran Pleasantville and a charter member of auxiliary to Rininger Hartle Post Melissa Mcelfish Melissa of route died october in the Cumberland nursing she was born in a daughter of the late William and Susan Barthalow she was married to Mcelfish who preceded her in these Brothers and Sisters Myra of Lavale Carrie and Ethel both of cum Berland Ada of Lavale Nellie of Bedford Valley Gladys of Illinois and a Betty of Cham Thomas of Cumberland Dewey of mar Carl of Bedford Robert of Bedford and Earl of West Mcelfish was a member of the Centenary United methodist Monde from Page 8 contrasted a one step process of governmental administration in Maryland used to handle with Many Levels of bureaucracy found in the Federal govern citing the environmental Protection Agency and the army corps of engineers among his example of inaccessible Mandel finally declared that the nation is troubled by a Lack of National leadership which is magnified by the problem of the overwhelming bigness of in an age of there is a Lack of direction in the Federal government rather than a source of Mandel from Page 8 asked about secret service Reagan said he thought it would be once he is a declared he said the threat of assault is something you have to live and put out of As for the control of would be Reagan said Congress is most to blame for the present because they forced the agencies who Supply the secret service with lists to drop their they had to take out their files and Burn he pointed where they once had a list of they now Only have he All this was done in the name of civil Reagan what about the civil right of a president to stay alive they didst hassle Reagan said in defense of the the Fri and during his Reagan had referred to politics As the second oldest he said after eight years he could see similarities to the oldest on the Reagan offered no suggestions for improving the Way politics is he said Reform would have to begin with less than half can name their Reagan and of 86 per cent know Only his not where he or How he warming to his conservative he said government has grown so big it turns people they dont feel they can influence its not How the founding fathers envisioned government by the Reagan Reagan kept returning to another theme the need to turn functions Over to private and to return government to state and local he also spoke often of How it had worked in his he was not an attack on president even though it was a Jeremiah against big these Are not usual Reagan we Are at a we have a limited time if were going to turn this country on the Road of private Reagan Ridge Middle from Page 8 two schools which would be done away with under the Middle school plan that the Board has didst figure into the Middle school Goas explained that the Cost to repair the schools so they would meet minimum state would not be just a bricks and mortar he said that in order for the two schools to meet the state they would have to be gutted and have steel frames placed inside the another person asked Goas about the possibility of the other two elementary Schellsburg and theres no indication that they Are going to be he another Man said he had attended the Schellsburg school when it was a High school and said he found nothing wrong with admitting that he had not been Back to it for some Goas said that As far As maintenance of the school it was he i am not the department of labor and which he is trying to get rid of school buildings of Multi Structure such As which is built on two the application of school codes sometimes leaves the Arena of the he then its time to do the Man How far above the minimum standards is the new Middle school inquired one it is at minimum state said explaining that the school Board had tried to pick a school without what would happen if we wanted More space asked someone in the if you wanted More space than what is you could get the architect but it be he said that such schools get a double listing with reimbursable rooms on the left column and no reimbursable rooms in the righthand he said All rooms listed for the Ridge Middle school were in the lefthand he said that size of the rooms was deter mined by the number of pupils currently attending school in the Ridge he said that school districts Are not permitted to build for future the Board of while it has is not free at whimsy to determine the size of the school he if we end up with a big surplus of we May end up taking in people we never intended one person wed be further ahead to put additions in As we need Goas said that while it is permissible to phase the building for some school a school District cannot make a three or four classroom addition to take care of what you think of whats going to happen 10 years from several persons complained at the meeting that they had heard no estimate of operational costs once the school is neither Goas nor Eichelberger had any operational Cost figures for the Wentz we Are not anticipating an increase in millage in operating he said that by building the Middle school the District May eliminate three one Man said he had taken the time to examine material on the Middle which is available in the Chestnut Ridge administration of he said after Reading the architects he did not see any Back up i think the people want to see whats involved in planning a Middle Goas said that he would Forward a file with data figures to the administrators office for Public at the end of the Wentz thanked the taxpayers for their turnout we May differ in but we appreciate the tax payers he Christine Konevich Christine manges of died october in she was born in Bedford county in a daughter of Joseph and Jeanette surviving Are ten Nineteen and three and Konevich was a graduate of Bedford High school in the class of funeral services were held october 8 in Barbara Replogle Barbara of new Enterprise died at at Nason roaring after an extended she was born at new Enterprise on july a daughter of John and Mary sell she was married to Lawrence Replogle on at yellow she is survived by her husband one Warren Smith of and three Jane Dickenson of Glenn Grace Yearsley of West and Ruth Wertz of Replogle was a member of the new Enterprise Church of the funeral services at 2 in the new Enterprise Church of the with Ronald Mummert burial in new Enterprise Ethel Gaudig Ethel of died october at the Penn Wood guest born August in West a daughter of Joseph and Jane Wright she was married to Homer Gaudig who preceded her in surviving Are these children Marie of Bedford wife of Walter of Everett wife of John business Penone one stray Bullet can Knock a phone Cable or other Telephone equipment out of com Mission disrupt Telephone service for a Cut off vital civil defense or police damage Radnor to so Mumer aim with the United Telephone company of Pennsylvania a cum Piny of unit
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