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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Bradford, Pennsylvania Page two so Awass Annm obituaries Roy Culbertson Cecil 1. Shipman f mrs. Harold Bressler e Roy Culbertson. Is. Of 749 w Washington St., died it Bradford Hospital Early sunday morning. He had been in failing health for three years and a patient at the Hospital sine de. 5. A lifelong resident of this Community he was born Jan. 29. 1882, at Dallas City a son of the late or. And mrs. Daniel Culbertson. He married Rena Randall july 29.1913. Or. Culbertson worked in the Oil Fields and was with the Quaker state Oil refining corp. At the time of his retirement in 1953. He was a member of the West Branch Community club and evangelical United Brethren Church was Active in Church affairs and had served As trustee for Over 40 years. Surviving Are his wife four daughters mrs. Roger Morey of Erie mrs. Robert merry of Rix Ford mrs. Edward Kloss and mrs. Roy Elrod both of Bradford 22 grandchildren and la great grandchildren. Friends Are being received today at the Koch Chatley memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be at i tuesday at the West Branch evangelical United Brethren Church with the Rev. Donald m. Richardson officiating burial will be in Willow Dale cemetery. Kallir ii. Klepfer Warrens a funeral services will be held at 1 30 . Today at a local funeral Home for Klahr Harry Klepfer 201 Third ave., who med at 10 40 a m Friday at the Keystone nursing Home. The Rev. Donald h. Spencer of the first presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery. Or. Klepfer a brother of mrs. Howard Walter port Allegany had been assistant superintendent of mails at the Warren Post office until his retirement five years ago. He was a member of North Star Lodge 241, free and accepted masons. Surviving Are two daughters. Mrs. Alan Loper Warren add mrs. Ralph Olson Baltimore my. Six Sisters mrs. Walter mrs Esther Holt mrs. Mildred Chapman mrs. Janet Hassel Brook mrs. Marjorie Fellows and mrs. Frances Denton All of los Angeles. Calif. Cecil l. Shipman 71, died sunday morning at his Horn in Whittier Calu. He was formerly a resident of Bradford and served on the police Force 44 years ago. Surviving Are five children including mrs. Evelyn Wixson. Robert Shipman and mrs. Gladys Breese All of Bradford funeral services will be held at 1 30 . Tuesday in Whittier. John d. Silvia Warren a funeral services for John d. Silvis 76, Barnes the father of Everett Silvis of Bradford who died at 4 20 . Friday at Warren general Hospital will be held at 1 30 . Today at a Sheffield funeral Home. The Rev. Jack Parsons will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood cemetery Forest county. Or. Silvis who had been in ill health for the past three months was bom in Clarington june 4, 1667, and moved to Barnes from May Burg in 1943. Until his retirement several year ago or. Silvis had been employed at the Mcmillen lumber co., Sheffield. Surviving Are four sons. Everett of Bradford Glenn Of Erie Dean l. Of Barnes and Delbert w., of Toronto ont. Seven grandchildren two great and children four Sisters mrs. Ary Rogers of Sheffield mrs. Hazel Turner Star Brick. Mrs. Iva Wolfgang and mrs. Cora Sheppard. Of cite and three Brothers. Harry of Redcliffe David of Clarington and Clair of Erie. Richmond a. Mrs. Harold Bressler a sister of Stuart Frantz of Bradford pa., died Friday morning in Grace Hospi Tai. Richmond after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held today in Richmond with burial in the Richmond cemetery. Mrs. Bressler was born in Johnsonburg pa., on aug. 12, 1899, the daughter of the late or. And mrs. Isaac Frantz. She had been making her Home Here since 1923. Surviving besides her brother in Bradford or her husband four daughters All of Richmond a sister mrs. Viola Irwin. Johnsonburg and another brother Frank Frantz of Natrona Heights. Children and four also surviving Are five grand four great grandchildren. Mrs. Klepfer died june to 1963. John Wallace Olean . John Wallace 56, of 103 Willow St., died saturday in Olean general Hospital. He had undergone Surl for a brain tumor earlier thl month at Buffalo general Hospital. Principal of Olean High school since 1960, he joined the school system in 1929 As an Industrial arts teacher in the elementary schools. He had also been mechanical drawing instructor at the High school. Toys guidance Counselor director of Pupil personnel services and principal of school to. A graduate of Oswego state teachers College he held a masters degree in education from Cornell University and had Don graduate work work at St. Bonaventure University the University of Buffalo and Buffalo state teachers College. Or Wallace was a member of the first presbyterian Church Torch club Oswego masonic Lodge and Olean Parent teacher association a former director of the Cattaraugus county tuberculosis association and director of the american red Cross. He is survived by his wife Joyce Dudley Wallace a daughter mrs. John Kimbark of Harrisburg a. A son John at Home two Sisters mrs. Irwin Renner and mrs. Lester Wal Rath both of Poughkeepsie and a brother George of Charlottesville a. The Rev. Paul Hagen will officiate at funeral services at 2 . Today in the first presbyterian Church. Burial will be in it. View cemetery. Herbert f. Pfingstler St. Marys special Herbert f. Pfingstler 61, of 640 Hall ave., died at 9 15 a m. Sunday at the Andrew Kaul memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since wednesday. He had Tofu a in ill health for the past two years. Born in St. Marys april 4, 1902, the son of the late or. And mrs. Pfingstler he had been employed by Speer Carbon co. As a supervisor of Plant no. 5. He was a member of sacred heart Church holy name society of the Church and the super Quarter Century club he is survived by his wife the former Bertha Meyer to whom he was United in marriage in St. Mary a Church sept. 5, 1928 a daughter. Nancy at Home a son h. Dale Pfingstler Ridgway one grandchild a Sis Tor. Mrs. Joseph Hasselman St. Y in s. And a step brother Howard Mcallister. Hamburg . Friends Are being received at a local funeral Home where a prayer service will be held at 8 / tuesday. Solemn requiem v util be celebrated at i a in St. Mary a Church. Burial will be in St. Mary a cemetery. I my. Isabelle c. Cinter Olean . Mrs Isabelle c. Ginter widow of Frank c. Ginter 89, of 418 s Union St., died sunday at St. Francis Hospital following a Long illness. She was born at Oil City pa., May 21, 1874, and had lived Here for 70 years. She was a member of the St. Mary of the Angels Church. Surviving Are two daughters. Mias Veronica m. Ginter and Mia Arlene c. Ginter both of Olean and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Hogan funeral Home inc., 1309 State St., after 2 . Today. Funeral services will be held at 9 30 am. Tuesday with a prayer service at the funeral Nome followed by requiem Mats at St. Marys of the Angels Church at to a m. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure cemetery. A a i ii. I. T in Granuci i oui or. Mumm Dren 15 great grandchildren Coudersport special Louis Godfrey Stocum 85. Of 406 n. Main St., died sunday morning at Potter county memorial Hospital. He was born at Addison ., Mav 8, 1878. The son of Louis and Mary Godfrey Stocum. He married Marion Thompson in Coudersport in 1900. He was a graduate of the peddle Institute at Hightstown. . He had been an insurance Salesman for the Mutual life insurance co. Of new York until last year. At one time he was employed at the former Thompsons drug store Here. He was the assistant postmaster Here for four years and had served a Potter county commissioner from 1944 to 1947. He was a member of Eulalia Lodge 342 of free and accepted masons. Coudersport consistory and Park methodist Church. He is survived by his wife two daughters. Mrs. Kathryn Feaster of Corvallis ore., and mrs. Jean Zimmerman of Coudersport a son. Donald of Cleveland Ohio la grandchildren and five great grandchildren and a sister. Miss Katherine Stocum of Coudersport. Masonic services will be held at 8 . Today at a local funeral Home. Funeral services willbe conducted there at 2 . Tuesday. The Rev. Larue Bender of Park methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Eulalia cemetery. Joseph Bur part port Allegany special it Joseph Burgart 70, of la fifth St., Emporium died saturday morning at his Home following a Brief illness. He was born March 17, 1893, in Jeannette pa., the son of the late Joseph and Mary Downey Burgart. Mrs. Burgart the former Katherine Painter died in 1942. Or. Burgart was a Veteran of world War i serving with the army. He had resided in Emporium for the past 20 years and was a retired employee of the United natural Gas co. He was a member of St. Mark s Church american legion 40 and 8 society and knights of Columbus All of Emporium. Surviving Are three Sisters mrs. Mary Hughes port Allegany mrs. Della Mccann sister Marietta both of Clarksburg Delmar Michelson sugar Grove Delmar i Mickelson. 78, lifelong resident of sugar Grove and a Rural mail Carrier for Many years before his retirement several years ago died at 4 30 a m. Friday at the Home. He was bom Here dec. La 1885, the son of or. And mrs. Louis Mickelson. Surviving Are his wife the former Caroline Barrett whom he married sept. 22, 1921 one daughter mrs. Phillis Carlburg sugar Grove a step Aon Vernon Vanhorn of Kane and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 . Today at the sugar Grove methodist Church with the Rev. Alvin Rhodes pastor officiating burial will be in Cherry Hill cemetery Here. John l. Matheny Eldred special a John l. Matheny 79. Died saturday at the Lakeside nursing Home in Smethport after a lengthy illness. He was an Oil Field worker in the area for Many years. He was Bora in St. Leo w.va., May i. 1884. The son of the late George and Priscilla Ferbie Matheny. He was United in marriage to the former Margaret Bland on oct. 24, 1909, in the Village of Hundred Va., and the couple had lived in the Rix Ford and Eldred area for Many years. Mrs. Matheny died several years ago. Or. Matheny attended the free methodist Church Here. Surviving Are three daughters mrs. Tom Pendleton Eldred mrs. Manville Benham Cuba ., mrs. Rubin Swift Friendship One Aon Chester Portville Ten grandchild Gre at Grande one sister mrs. Georgia Hart Ashland Ohio three Brothers James of Wooster Ohio Gary of Ashland and Everett Clinton Ohio. Friends May Call at the Guen ther Morton funeral Home in Portville where funeral services will be held at 2 . Tuesday. The Rev. Dewey Kiffer pastor of the Eldred free methodist Church and the Rev. Elton Howard pastor of the Pennfield free methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill cemetery Portville. Albert l. Hamilton port Allegany special Albert Leroy Hamilton. 52, Center St., Roulette died unexpectedly saturday morning in Potter county memorial Hospital. He was a patient in the Hospital for another ailment at the time of his death. He was Bora june 8, 1911, in Olean ., the son of the late William and Nellie Odell Hamilton. He married the former Marion Hewitt sept. 23, 1933, in Obi ., and Ane survives. Or. Hamilton had been employed As a maintenance worker at the Pittsburgh Corning corp. For 17 years and had resided in Roulette for the past ten years. He was a Veteran of world War ii and served in the european theater of operations. Surviving besides his wife Are two sons William Hamilton of Roulette and Paul Hamilton at Home four daughters Rosemarie Hamilton Eldred mrs. Nancy Berlew Roulette mrs. Ethel Ellis Turtlepoint Gloria Hamilton at Home eight grandchildren two Sisters mrs. Maude Hunt Middleport ., mrs. Nettie Champ Canton iu., and three Brothers Charles e., Sanborn. ., Freemont Hinsdale ., Leo of Portsmouth A. Friends Are being received at the Gallup funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 2 p. In. Tuesday. The Rev. Elwynne Cooper pastor of the first Baptist Church of Roulette will officiate. The chaplain of the Frank Burt Post american i Region will conduct a prayer service at the cemetery. Burial will be in the pleasant Valley cemetery Olean. Rotary program under committee the program for the rotary club luncheon this noon at hotel Emery will be under the in worship of the rotary foun Ion committee. Charles Perry is donation far a Ford Hospital auxiliary v shop. Nothing toy dish or inv ml�f#11noti to. It All 38-41 it for pickup or Stop at i. W. Wash. St. Shop closed All it lev wad Cut Grapefruit sections Tad diced celery make a Fine twosome to add to a Clear Lemon Flavoured Gelatin salad. Serve the salad with salad greens and roquefort or Blue cheese dressing m new instamatic camera no loading necessary Taylor photo shop k wherever you go a a you la hear a a option hotel a Servos i More t of the Best for lits i it Quot look what Santa brought me Quot say the youngster from the Bradford children s Homo. These and Many Athar gift and goodies wart distributed sunday afternoon during Ana of Tho children s Christmas parties sponsor Rad each veer by the Lacal Voiture of the 40 at i. The party else included refreshments end live music. _ funerals Frederick s. Mcvay funeral services for Frederick s. Mcvay to who died thursday at his Home 147 Washington St., were held saturday. A prayer service was held at 8 30 of clock at the j. A. Still funeral Home followed by requiem mass at St. Bernard Church at 9 a m. The Rev. Father Martin Grady pastor was the celebrant. Robert Greeley was at the Organ. The Rev. Robert p. Fedor officiated at the committal services at St. Bernard cemetery. Bearers were Peter p de Palma Daniel Daly William Mackowski Maurice Pecora Jack Colligan and John Sullivan. Mrs. Florence Petitt funeral services for mrs. Florence l. Petitt of 37 cottage Row who died Early saturday will be held at 1 30 . Today at the Hollenbeck funeral Home with burial in Willow Dale cemetery. Voiture sponsors children s parties funeral services for mrs. Grace pair Myers of Dresser memorial Home were held saturday afternoon at the Healy funeral Home with the Rev. Palmer Manson of the East Bradford presbyterian Church officiating. Burial was in Mckean memorial Park. Bearers were Thomas Diller Joseph Manning William Manning Timothy Petitt Thomas Moore and Brian Smith. Henry Kraft St. Marys special requiem High mass was celebrated at to a m. Saturday in St. Mary is Church for Henry Kraft school St., who died wednesday at Andrew Kaul memorial Hospital. The Rev. Timothy seus. Pastor was Tho celebrant. Burial was in St. Mary a cemetery. Bearers were Leroy Salter Charles Rigard Cedric Slater. George Glatt jr., Raphael Sherry and Jerome Wegemer. Martin Berthelsen St. Marys special requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 15 a m. Today in sacred heart Church for Martin berth Elsen 68. Who was found dead at his Home Friday. Burial will be in St. Mary a cemetery. Or. Berthelsen was born june 18, 1895, in Serritslev Denmark the son of the late Laurits and Jensine Neilson Berthelsen. A brother Frank Fiebiger Bellevue is the Lone survivor. Mckean county Voiture 741 of 40 it 8 s on ored its annual children a Christmas parties saturday and sunday. Sunday afternoon the Voiture visited the Bradford children a Home where music for the party was provided by Little civics and his orchestra. Charles Murawski As Santa Claus distributed gifts and Candy. Food was prepared by mrs. June Knight mrs. Katherine Siffrinn mrs. Lillian Siffrinn mrs. Dolly Witchen mrs. Mildred Whitney and miss Lynn Siffrin. Or. And mrs. Roy Yonkers made Popcorn balls. The Voiture Complete with Santa Claus distributed gifts and Candy saturday at the Northern tier children a Home at Harrison Valley and sunday morning at the children a Ward of Bradford Hospital. Committee members in charge of arrangements for the three parties were Eugene Siffrinn chef de Gare Floyd Dougherty chef de train Tom Neilley commis Jack Knight and sterry Whitney chefs de Gare passes and Charles Nolan and Robert Painter voyagers. Firemen extinguish Blaze in automobile Bradford township Volunteer firemen extinguished a car fire late sunday afternoon in West Washington St. A dry chemical was used on the Blaze according to asst. Chief Dave Gulnac. Always open free parking East end laundromat 462 Main Bradford i Ost Fri Ranj Park a from Griffin containing important Chr mama rift Vicinity re it nut anti Watt Corydon Call 148-s471 or 32-8814. Award. Merry Christmas a amp o news record shop i Mechanic St. Mum present perfect. Easy to give. Wonderful to get a to oae �1. A Reinson 3nc. Get your girl scout equipment it the a kiddie Shoppe Bradford a original a children a Stere 104 main St. 368-6714 ill for a Beiter. Bigger Christmas Nett year. Open your 1964 Mem Christmas club gift shop every night til 9 to my now a f Risemas message from Home service loan A. Two Brothers George Burgart of san Antonio Texas. And Fred Burgart of port Allegany several nieces and nephews. Friends Are being received at the Walter funeral Home where the Rosary will be recited at 8 . Today. Requiem mass will be celebrated at 9 a m. Tuesday at St. Gabriel a Church. The Rev. J. J. Cronin pastor will be the celebrant. Burial will be ii St. Gabriel s cemetery. A what could fleas him Mori f than a fair of Slacks from Friedman s clothing a shoes 114 main St. 34i-4s28 tin to the people of Bradford Smethport Eldred port Allegany and Limestone n. Y. Areas who have borrowed one of those big Loans and now fool Tho need for Christmas Cash. Call our a Minuta loan1 mgr. For that extra $50, $100, or Moro on your signature i we have Baan making a Snappy Loans for Over 16 yrs. To Tho Fine people of those areas. Open Delly til s 00 Friday til 7 30 . This sat., dec. 21 to til Neon no Christmas Money Sorrit for this Happy shopper he to the Cash for his expenses saved each week in a Christ Mas club. And hell be open ing his 1964 account Thi week. Why done to you Home service loan co. 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