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Subject: [ALL] DRENNEN, O'STEEN, GLASSER, RAAB, PYLE, RANDOUR, MCMILLEN, KERR,SIORSKI Jan. 28, 1927 McDonald PA Record
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 06:11:34 -0400
DRENNEN, O'STEEN, GLASSER, RAAB, PYLE, RANDOUR, MCMILLEN, KERR, SIORSKI
Mrs. John STEELE received word on Thursday of last week of the
death of her small niece, Evelyn DRENNEN, at Grove City. Evelyn was one of
the twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas DRENNEN and had been an invalid
Joan, aged eleven months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Truby B.
O'STEEN of Lakeland, Florida, died on Thursday afternoon, January 20, 1927,
from burns received when the bed in which she was asleep that morning caught
fire. The child died in the hospital. Mrs. O'STEEN and a twin sister Jean
were also taken to the hospital, where they are recovering, Mrs. O'STEEN
from shock, and the little girl from burns. Mrs. O'STEEN was Susanna
WILLIAMS of McDonald . Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Margaret MATCHETT GLASSER, aged 72 years, wife of Jacob
GLASSER, died suddenly at her home in Candor at 8:30 o'clock Thursday
morning, January 20, 1927. Her death was due to indigestion and followed a
very brief illness. She had been waiting on her sister, Mrs. A. R. MCCLURG,
who is seriously ill, when she was stricken. She was taken to her home
nearby and following a second attack, passed away.
Mrs. GLASSER had lived in Candor for the past 30 years and was a
well known and highly respected woman. She was a member of the Raccoon
Presbyterian church. She leaves her husband and two sisters: Mrs. A. R.
MCCLURG and Mrs. John CAIN, both of Candor.
Funeral services were held in the Raccoon church at Candor
Saturday afternoon, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. Dr. G. M. KERR. The
interment was in the Candor cemetery.
Thomas RAAB, aged 29 years, died in a Pittsburgh hospital at
seven o'clock Tuesday evening, January 25, 1927. Death was due to
pneumonia. Mr. RAAB was taken tot he hospital on Monday afternoon and died
the following day. He was born August 11, 1897, in Midway, the son of John
M. and Alice WINTERS RAAB of Midway. His father died in 1917. Thomas RAAB
was a charter member of the Center United Presbyterian church of Midway.
The past ten years he had resided in Pittsburgh. Besides his mother he
leaves one brother Carl and two sister, Miss Zelda and Miss Rena, all at
Funeral services were being held at two o'clock this Thursday
afternoon at the family home in Midway, conducted by the Rev. E. S. RALSTON,
pastor of the Center U. P. church. Interment will be in the Candor
Mrs. Adaline J. PYLE, aged 71 years, died at her home in
Burgettstown on Sunday, January 23, 1927, after a long period of sickness.
She had been in failing health about a year and a half, and her death was
attributed to complications incident to her mature years.
Mrs. PYLE was born near Bavington May 10, 1855, where she lived
for 26 years and then she moved to Burgettstown, where she had resided ever
since. Her husband, Joshua G. PYLE, died October 15, 1927. Mrs. PYLE was a
member of the First Presbyterian church of Burgettstown, and had long been
active in its work. She was a member of the Ladies' Missionary society and
the Ladies' Aid society of that church.
She leaves two sons: Robert H. PYLE of Ingram, and William PYLE
of Burgettstown; and a daughter, Mrs. James P. SHILLITO, also of
Funeral services were held in the late home Tuesday afternoon,
conducted by the Rev. Dr. W. M. HAYS of the First Presbyterian church.
Interment was in the Fairview cemetery, Burgettstown.
Henry RANDOUR, aged 21 years, died enroute to the Canonsburg
hospital following an accident in which he was squeezed between a pit car
and the rib as he tried to throw the brake on the car as he was leaving his
work in the Gilmore mine, near George station, about four o'clock Thursday
afternoon, January 20, 1927. He was so badly crushed that he died shortly
after having been injured. Mr. RANDOUR was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abel
RANDOUR of Belgian hill, McDonald, and was born June 21, 1905, in McDonald.
In October 1925 he was united in marriage with Miss Florence DEVANNY. Six
weeks ago a daughter was born to them. He was a member of the Methodist
Episcopal church of McDonald. Besides his wife, his daughter, and his
parents, he leaves two sisters, Mrs. George MOORE of McDonald, and Mrs.
George NICE of Midway, and one brother, Arthur RANDOUR, at home.
Funeral services were held at two o'clock Sunday afternoon in
the McDonald Methodist Episcopal church, conducted by his pastor, the Rev.
J. M. BETTS, assisted by his former pastor, the Rev. J. H. DEBOLT of
Washington. Interment was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.
Mrs. Sara Jane MCMILLEN, aged 70 years, wife of James A.
MCMILLEN of Barr street, died at 3:20 o'clock Saturday morning, January 22,
1927, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh. Her death followed a short illness
of peritonitis, she having been taken ill suddenly and having been removed
to the hospital only on Friday afternoon.
Mrs. MCMILLEN, who had been a resident of McDonald for the past
45 years, was born in Airdrie, Scotland, August 19, 1856, and was the
daughter of Samuel and Sara Jane THOMPSON. She was married at that place on
December 31, 1874, to James MCMILLEN. A few years later they came to
America. She was a charter member of the First Presbyterian church of
McDonald and of the Pythian Sisters of the Arlington Temple No. 102, and
well known in this community.
She leaves her husband; two sons: Samuel T. MCMILLEN of Homer
City, William MCMILLEN of Monessen; three daughters: Mrs. Sara MARTSON of
Dormont, Agnes, the wife of Harry S. FRANKLIN of Detroit, Mich., and Miss
Susan MCMILLEN, at home: four sisters: Mrs. Maria LOGAN of Brooklyn, N.
Y., Mrs. Thomas GRAHAM of Pittsburg, Kansas, Mrs. J. L. LAING of Donora, and
Mrs. Nellie THOMPSON of St. Mary's W. Va. There are five grandchildren and
Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church Tuesday
afternoon at two o'clock, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. B. F. HEANY.
Interment was in the Robinson's Run cemetery.
J. W. MCNALL attended the funeral of James F. KERR at the home
of Howard JOHNSTON in Dormont on Tuesday evening of last week.
*Montour Valley column
Julius A. SIORSKI, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius A. SIORSKI
of Western avenue, died suddenly at 1:40 o'clock, Monday morning, after many
weeks' illness. He was born September 4, 1926, and was the only child. His
death was due to complications, he having been sickly since birth. The
funeral was held from the home on Wednesday morning with interment in St.
Patrick's cemetery, Noblestown. Four little cousins: Gertrude, Marguerite,
Ruth, and Irene, were pallbearers.
*Per another column he had an uncle who apparently shortened the name to
SIORS (Charles SIORS of the Eastend, Pittsburgh).
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