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From: "Beth Rykhus" <>
Subject: [PACAMBRI] Obit - John Springer, 1879-1942
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 23:20:49 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Archie Claar Obituary Collection, 1942, Vol. 31, page 84
John S. Springer
Well known East Carroll township, Cambria county, farmer, died at his home
near Carrolltown yesterday morning at 6 o'clock, death being attributed to a
heart ailment. He was a son of William and Mary (Bishop) Springer and was
aged 66. Surviving are his father and his wife, Mrs. Ivy (Eckenrode)
Springer, and seven sons and one daughter, Irvin A. of Cresson, Gerald of
Patton, R. D., Edgar, Paul and Leo, all at home, Private Russell Springer of
Camp Blanding, Ga., Private Earl Springer of Camp Forrest, Tenn., and Mrs.
Louis Farabaugh of Carrolltown, and two brothers, Thomas of Carrolltown and
Gilbert of Detroit, Mich. Mr. Springer was a member of the township school
board, secretary to the Cambria County Good Roads association and of Benner
grange an dof St. Benedict's Catholic church in Carrolltown, the Holy Name
society and Knights of St. George, Carrolltown branch.
JOHN SPRINGER, EXPIRES, at 66
John S. Springer, 66, Carrolltown, prominent in borough civic affairs,
died at 6 o'clock yesterday morning in his home. Death was due to a heart
Mr. Springer was a member of the school board in East Carroll Township;
secretary to the Good Roads Association in Cambria County and an active
member in the Banner Grange.
He was a member of the church committee of St. Benedict's Catholic Church
in Carrolltown and also a member of the Holy Name Society and Knights of St.
George of Carrolltown.
Forty-one years ago he and Mrs. Ivy (Eckenrode) Springer were married.
His parents were William Springer and Mary (Bishop) Springer, the latter
Seven sons and a daughter survive - Irwin A., Cresson; Gerald, Patton,
Edgar, Paul and Leo at home; Russell, a private at Camp Blanding,m Fla.;
Earl at Camp Forrest, Tenn., and Ailden [Aileen], wife of Louis Farabaugh,
Carrolltown. In addition there are two brothers, Thomas, Carrolltown, and
Gilbert, Detroit, Mich. Another brother, Edward, and a sister, Lucinda, are
Funeral services will take place at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning in St.
Benedict's Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery under direction of
Stevens Funeral Home.
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