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From: "Kay Long" <>
Subject: 1954 obits
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 00:09:08 -0400

More summaries of SOME obits from the Berwick Enterprise 1954
found on Microfilm at Bloomsburg University which has a nice collection of
newspapers on microfilm including the Berwick Enterprise 1954 - 1979 when it
merged with the morning Press to become the Press Enterprise. The Library is
open some evenings til 10 [Tue Wed Thur]. After 5pm you don't need a parking

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 1, 1954 - obit of Herbert George Kishbaugh, age
41 of Mifflinville, born Nescopeck, wife Adele Dorothy Danilowski,
children Ronald, Robert, Carol, Carl, Mother Mrs Annie Kishbaugh, 4
brothers Marvin L of Nescopeck, Roland W of Berwick, Woodrow of Berwick,
Belvin of Beach Haven, sister Mrs Ray Larish of Berwick, burial Elan
Memorial corrected next day to Mt Zion Briggsville

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 2 1954 - Obit of Ida Sorber 83 died today at
Nesbit Hospital Kingston, survived by children Mrs Herbert Sorber, Mrs
Harry spencer of Towanda, Harold Sorber of Corning NY, Grover Sorber of
Binghamton NY, also a brother Walter Killian of Shickshinny RD, burial
Sorber cem, Reyburn

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 2 1954 - obit of Mrs. Grover Fritz 72, died
today at Carbon Co. home. Was of Hicks Ferry, celebrated 35th wedding aniv
last April, survivors husband Grover Fritz, sister Mrs Vina Moore, burial
Pine Grove on Walnut St

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 4, 1954 obit of Bruce A. Hess 75 was a
mortician in Berwick, survived by wife And 6 children

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 4, 1954 - obit of Beach Kaufman 59 died 9 3 1954
resided Dorrance, survivors wife the former Elizabeth Readler, children
Richard of Huntington Mills, Mrs Earl Dehart of NJ, Mrs William Harry. 2
sisters Mrs Roland Michael, Mrs Walter Garrison of Shickshinny, Burial
Dorrance cem.

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 7, 1954 - obit of Hiram T H Cawley 76, died
yesterday at summit hill hospital. Born Seybertsville May 16 1874 son of
Hiram & Lydia Cawley. Survivors 1 son 1 dau and sister Emma Cawley of

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 14, 1954 obit of Edward Creasy 73 of Nescopeck,
died this morning at Berwick Hospital. Born Nescopeck. Survivors children
Dayton, Helen, Arthur and half sister Mrs Walter Peters of Nescopeck.
Burial pine grove cem on walnut st

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 20, 1954 obit of Elleretta F Stout Miller 84
of Foundryville. Died Saturday [9 18 1954] at Orangeville. Born Summerhill
2 16 1870. spouse the late William Miller died about 25 yrs ago, surviving
son Dearneth Stout. Buried at Pine Grove on Walnut st

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 24, 1954 obit of Minnie F Hartzel 80 died
Bloomsburg, born Hetlerville daughter of Michael & Frances Hartzel.
Survived by sister in law Mrs Bruce Hartzel of Bloomsburg.

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 24, 1954 obit of George Harrison 84 of Benton,
born 3 11 1870 in Waterton son of Horace and Liva (Pringle) Harrison.
Survived by brothers Arthur of Benton and Harry of Shickshinny, Burial
Scott cem, Waterton

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 27 1954 obit of Herman Weiss 79 of Hobbie died
yesterday at home. Born Hobbie. Wife Augusta Hippensteel. Celebrate 52
wedding aniv on NOV 9th. Survivors daughter Mrs Dale Moyer. Burial Silver
Maple cem, Hobbie

Berwick Enterprise for Sep 30, 1954 obit of Myron Chapin 93 died last night
in Southdale, survived by Son in Law Dana Wilson of RD Shickshinny. Burial

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 2, 1954 obit of Elisha Jackson 81 died yesterday
at Nanticoke Hospital. Of Sweet Valley RD. wife the former Tracy Dietrick
of Shickshinny, children Mrs Leroy Hess of Benton, Mrs Delbert Meade, Mrs
Bruce Rosencrans, James, Wesley of Broadway, Harold of Orangeville, and
Sisters Mrs Myrtle Harned, Mrs Jennie Butterfield. Buried Headley Grove

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 8, 1954 obit of Mrs Lydia Buchman Moore born
Dorrance, died yesterday in Jeddo at the home of daughter Mrs Irvin Bittner

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 8, 1954 - obit of Freas David Zehner born Black
Creek Twp son of David W Zehner. Wife former Sadie Yost, children Glenn E
of Hughesville, Charles A & Claude W both of Mountain Grove, Mrs William
Houpcke of Sugarloaf, and Martha L of Deleware. Burial Black Creek cem

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 11, 1954 - obit of Foster G Walk 45 of Alden.
Native of Dorrance, died at Nanticoke Hospital on Sunday [oct 10] burial
Slocum cem.

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 12, 1954 - obit of George Van Horn 82 died at
Home last night in Bloomsburg. Survived by wife former Nettie Cole, and
children Albert, Gerald, Mrs Gardenr Kelchner, Mrs George Moltrup, & Kathryn
Van Horn

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 22, 1954 OBIT OF Mary Rowlands 83 of Moosic
died yesterday. Born in Berwick daughter of Emmanuel & Lucinda Garrison.
Her husband [no name] died 34 years ago

Berwick Enterprise for Oct 25 1954 - obit of John “Jack” Kishbaugh 64 of
Watsontown born in Berwick. Wife the former Ida Laidecker, siblings Mrs
Jack Cleaver, Mrs Walter Spencer, Mrs Bertha Samsel, Leslie Kishbaugh, and
Sheldon Kishbaugh

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 3, 1954 - obit of Leslie B Seely 77 died
Saturday in Germantown. Formerly of Salem Twp. Wife Mary Louise, son
Leslie B Seely jr. sisters Mary Seely & the late Mrs R O Brockway

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 4, 1954 obit of Hervey J Keller 60 died
yesterday. Residence Benton, born march 8, 1894 in Fishing Creek twp son of
Henry & Martha (Coleman) Keller wife of 40 years Ruth (Lemons), children
Earl, Donald, Bruce, Mrs Dick Bender, Mrs Stanley Danilowich. Siblings Mrs
Charles Neufer, Mrs John Pealer, Millard, Ray, & Arden.

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 10, 1954 - obit of Alex Decker 69 died today,
resident of Berwick, born Hardene, Mt Lebanon, Syria. To the US in 1900,
Survived by wife & Son Dan in Syria and children Helen Zitter of
Pittsburgh, & Harry, William & Ralph of Berwick.

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 15, 1954 - obit of George Harmon Kline 80 of
Berwick, born Orange twp, Brothers D M Kline, Charles Kline, and John E R
Kline of Foundryville who died about 1 week ago

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 16, 1954 - obit of Otto C Parr 70 , born
Nuremburg, died Nescopeck, wife Lillie A Miller, sons Clarence, clyde, &
paul all of Nescopeck

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 19, 1954 - obit of Mary Ann Lewis 88 died in
Wapwallopen , born Wapwallopen. Spouse John Lewis died 37 years ago.
Survived by sons John & Freeman, brother Levi Brown, and sister Mrs Frances
George. Buried Pond Hill

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 4, 1954 - obit of Melvin Bowman 72 died Wilkes
Barre, of Shickshinny RD, wife former Stella Stevens, son Willard, burial
Pine Hill [Shickshinny]

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 20, 1954 obit of Levi Dietrich 71 of
Shickshinny died 11 19 1954, survived by wife and ten children [but names
only 7] Mrs Mabel Mifflin, Mrs Betty Whitmire, Mrs Collen Babreel, Mrs Joan
Kishbaugh, Mrs Charlotte Culver, Mrs Joyce Golomb, son Donald. Burial

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 22, 1954 - obit of J Frank Seely 88 at Nesbit
Hospital [Kingston], native of Salem Twp. Survived by children Joseph F,
John E, & Mrs Edward Humphrey, sister Mrs Claude Bower of Summerhill.
Brother Andrew died 7 months ago. Burial Beach Haven cem.

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 22, 1954 - obit of Stephen Boyer 52 of Slocum.
Died 11 21 1954 at Mercy Hospital [Wilkes Barre] wife former Edith Stair,
daughter Dorthea Boyer, Mother Mrs Carrie Boyer of Slocum, sister Emma Boyer
& Brothers Charles, Fred, & Benjamin. Burial Stairville

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 23, 1954 - obit of Charles Ryman 84 died 11 22
1954 in Berwick. Born 9 27 1879 in Upper Lehigh. Wife former Ella Brown
died 18 years ago. Survivors daughters Mrs Luther Cruse, Mrs Harry Van
Horn. Burial Pond Hill.

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 24, 1954 obit of Charles Willard Bower 94 died
yesterday in Berwick. Born Salem twp, wife former Alice Eyerly died in June
1950. survived by Mrs Donald Reese & Glenn Bower. Burial Pine Grove on
Market St

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 24, 1954 - obit of Mary Beck 78 died today in
Nescopeck, born 1 16 1876 in Williamstown PA. Spouse Amandus Beck died in
1951. survived by children Mrs Earl Arquet, Mrs Grace Mensch, William Beck,
Herman, & Joseph, also sister Mrs Elsie Conner. Burial Pine grove cem on
Walnut st

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 26, 1954 - obit of Wilson F Eroh 82 of
Mifflinville. Died 11 24 1954 at Berwick Hospital. Born Wapwallopen 2 7
1872. wife former Dora Robinholt celebrated 56th wedding aniv on 10 12
1954. children George E, Mrs Carmer Shelhamer, Mrs Harry Derr, also sister
Mrs Byron Stegner & brother Bruce Hicks. Burial Elan Memorial Park

Berwick Enterprise for Nov 29, 1954 obit of Charles Brown 78 of
Nanticoke, died 11 27 1954, brother of Mrs Mamie Reng of Shickshinny

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 6, 1954 - obit of Calvin Fink 71 died 12 5
1954. born & died in Slocum twp. Wife former Lulu Grady, daughters Mrs
Paul Schuler & Mrs Donald Spaide, also a sister Lydia Glanville. Burial

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 13, 1954 - obit of Arthur Gross 73 of
Shickshinny died dec 12th, sister is Mrs Lily Harden. Burial at Pine Hill
cem [Shickshinny]

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 14, 1954 - obit of L Rufus Koons died 12 13 at
Wilkes Barre Hospital. Born Huntington son of J R Koons. Wife former Jessie
Freas, son John Freas Koons, sister in Law Mrs John A Koons of Scranton

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 12, 1954 - obit of Frank Moore 71 of Slocum,
died 12 18 at Nanticoke Hospital

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 20, 1954 - obit of Peter Theodore Meixell 83,
died today, wife former Mary Ritter, dau Mrs James D Bower, 2 sisters Mae
Meixell & Laura Meixell both of Berwick

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 22, 1954 - obit of J. Clark Trivelpiece 78 of
Orangeville RD, died 12 21 at Bloomsburg Hospital. Son of J K and Sarah
Jane Trivelpiece. Wife former Mary Lawton, sons Harry & Herman, Sisters Mrs
Ella Lockard, Mrs Mandy Heacock, Mrs Abbie Lemon, Mrs Hannah Lee, Mrs
Raymond Cole, Mrs John Eves. Burial Millville

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 23, 1954 - obit of A J Search 88 of Hunlock
Creek. Died 12 22. wife of 61 years the former Florence Cragle . children
Mrs Howard Benscoter & Mrs Joseph Benscoter

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 24, 1954 - OBIT OF Fred C Harter 60 died 12 23
of Berwick, born 8 12 1894 Luzerne, wife the former Leah Thomas, children
Gertrude Koch & Fred Harter Jr.

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 27, 1954 - obit of Lawrence George age 72 died
12 25 , born 7 2 1882 dorrance twp, wife the former Minnie Arnold, children
Russell, Ruth, james, Willard, Harry, Viola, Louise all of Slocum Twp

Berwick Enterprise for Dec 30, 1954 - obit of Levi Lutz 82 of Salem twp,
survivors children Floyd and Vera House, also siblings Jerry Lutz of CA,
Rev M C Lutz of CA, Mrs Esther Harter, & Mrs Catherine Vandermark. Burial
Nuremburg cem

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