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Subject: [PAFAY] Re: SCRAPBOOK SCHWEITZER, STEVENSON, TEASDALE/MAIZE, SARGENT, BANK BONDS, BROWNSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1955 REUNION, BERRY, TALBERT, ELLIOTT, WASHINGTON HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING, DEARTH, MORRIS, WILSON, EDWARDS, BRASHEAR SCHOOL OFFICIALS, BUTLER, ST. OMER'S COMMANDER INDUCTION, FLEMING, SUSANNAH WESLEY CLASS, GRIFFIN, UNIT NO. 3.
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 05:35:03 -0700 (MST)
SEPT. 6, 1965, DR. ALBERT SCHWEITZER, 90, died in Lambarene, Gabon,
Africa, following a stroke.
July 1965, ADLAI STEVENSON, 65, collapses and dies of a heart attack in
DORALIE TEASDALE, daughter of MR. and MRS. F. H. TEASDALE, 1205 Broadway,
Brownsville, became the bride of ROY S. MAIZE, II, son of MR. and MRS. ROY
MAIZE, First St., Hiller in the South Brownsville Methodist Church. 1965.
Four generations of the Sargent family are pictured as a recent party
observing the 82nd birthday of MRS. WILLIAM H. SARGENT, Republic. In the
front is MRS. SARGENT'S oldest great grandson, WILLIAM E. SARGENT, JR.,
Standing, first row, left to right, CYNTHIA GRACE SARGENT, great
granddaughter, MRS. SARGENT, and SCOTT PATRICK, great grandson. Second
row, WILLIAM E. SARGENT, the oldest grandson and CARL G. SARGENT, her
Sept. 28, 1965.
Sept. 25, 1965, MR. WILLIAM LOPP, Vice President and Cashier of the Rice
Landing Bank is shown purchasing bonds for Israel from MR. ALBERT DAVIS.
Sept. 20, 1965. Brownsville High School, Class of 1955 held its 10th
reunion at Shady Side Inn. Serving as Master of Ceremonies was WILLIAM
ZOSKY, Principal speaker was WARNER FRITSCH, former coach of Brownsville
High School. The invocation was given by KENNETH MARKS and the
benediction by GERALD SWARTZ. A memorial service was held for EMERY
STEPHEN SABO, only deceased member of the class. Serving on the reunion
committee were EUGENE ENFIELD, NANCY B. WYATT, WILLIAM ZOSKY and MARY ANN
MALIK COVER. There are no names with the picture.
Oct. 4, 1965, Starting in mid-June 1966, the Washington Hospital School of
Nursing will accelerate its present 3 year nursing education program and
graduate its students in 2 years. C.R. Cook, administrator of the
Washington Hospital announced that C.D. Dieter, former chairman of
Washington and Jefferson's biology department, has resigned from the
college and accepted a position as science coordinator. The school will
continue to use Woodville State Hospital for the psychiatric affiliations.
Shown in the picture are MRS. RUTH RUBEN, MRS. LINDA ANDREWS, MISS CLAIR
JOHNSON, MRS. CATHERINE VOELKER, C.D. DIETER, PhD., C.R. COOK, MRS. JEAN
FRANK, and MISS MARY DEEGAN.
BERRY, JOSEPH G., 70, lifelong resident of Brownsville, died suddenly of a
heart attack at his home, 301 Catherine Ave., Brownsville on Oct. 5, 1965.
MR. BERRY was born in Brownsville, Nov. 24, 1894, the son of SAMUEL and
LYDA McINTOSH BERRY. He was a school bus contractor for Jefferson Twp.
Surviving are his wife, RUTH H. BERRY, a son, JOSEPH G. BERRY, JR. and a
sister, MRS. ERNEST REEVES. Burial in LaFayette Memorial Park under the
direction of the Ross Funeral Home.
TALBRERT, MRS. ESTHER GIBSON, 59, Brownsville R.D, died Oct. 12, 1965 in
Brownsville General Hospital. she was born in Brownsville, Oct. 17, 1905,
the daughter of WILLIAM and IDA PERCY GIBSON. MRS. TALBERT leaves her
husband, CARL G. TALBERT; two daughters, MRS. GUY MAZZOCCO and MRS. OLIVER
METZNER; three sons, CARL CALVIN, JAMES E. and JOSEPH NELSON; four
sisters, MRS. MARY BIDDLE, MRS. EVA PATTON, MRS. IDA MAE MASCO, and MRS.
VIVIAN CERCIO and two brothers, JAMES P. GIBSON and WILLIAM EDWIN GIBSON.
Burial in LaFayette Memorial Park under the direction of the Ross Funeral
October, 8, 1965, DAVID E. ELLIOTT, Beallsville, who recently retired from
the Columbia Gas Co. was honored at a retirement party at Hugo's. Seated
left to right are ROBERT E. ELLIOTT, a son, MR. ELLIOTT, DAVID ELLIOT, JR.
Standing: KEITH SISLEY, PAUL DAWSON, DONALD HOTS, JACOB C. FULLMER, GLENN
J. SEIBERT, and DONALD DAVISON.
DEARTH, LOUISE COLBORN, wife of MELVIN G. DEARTH, of 439 Green St.
Brownsville, died of a massive heart attack in the emergency room of
Brownsville General Hospital, Nov. 20, 1965. She was born in Draketown,
PA, the daughter of JAMES L. COLBORN and the late ETHEL FLANIGAN COLBORN.
She taught in the Brashear Area High School. In addition to her husband
and father, she leaves four brothers, LLOYD, HARRY, CHARLES, and PAUL;
four sisters, ALLEEN, RUTHANNE, LILLIAN and MARY GALLERT. Burial in
LaFayette Memorial Park under the direction of the J.W. Kisinger Funeral
MORRIS, MARIAN SEDGWICK, widow of WILLIAM P. MORRIS, who was widely known
in the Carmichaels area, died Nov. 27, 1965. she was born in Brownsvile,
the daughter of JOHN D. and EMMA COOPER SEDGWICK. She was a member of the
Greene Academy Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving are two sons, a daughter, a sister, MRS. GEORGE ELLIOTT, and her
cousins, MRS. LESLIE SHARPNACK, MRS. EMMA MOREDOCK, and MRS. REED LONG.
NOV. 8, 1965, MRS. DORIS B. WILSON has accepted the position of librarian
of the German Masontown Library. She is the daughter of the late JAMES O.
BRASHEAR and the late PEARL SPEAKMAN BRASHEAR. Her education was received
in the public schools of Morgantown, WV and West Virginia University. She
served the Morgantown Public Library from 1937 to 1941, from 1941 to 1950,
she was a substitute for the librarian at Morgantown, and became assistant
librarian in 1950. In 1958, she was named librarian of the Morgantown
Her father was born in McClellandtown, her grandfather, DR. HOUSTON W.
BRASHEAR practiced in Washington County and he was a cousin to JOHN A.
BRASHEAR, of Brownsville (1840-1920), an American scientist, maker of
telescopic lenses and an astronomer of international note.
DONALD W. EDWARDS, 64, of 318 Catherine Ave., South side, Brownsville
retired today as assistant postmaster of the Brownsville post office after
43 years and 4 months in the Postal Service. He was born in West
Brownsville, June 15, 1901, a son of GEORGE H. (JACK) and MRS. FRANCES
SNOWDEN EDWARDS. When he was 6 years of the family moved to Second St. in
Brownsville. He attended Prospect St. School and was graduated from South
Brownsville High School, class of 1920. He attended St. Stephen's
College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY and the University of Pittsburgh.
He also worked in the drafting department of the Monongahela Railway Co.
in 1922, but was laid off due to the big coal strike that year.
He served under the following postmasters, WILLA SAYLOR, H.O. HORNBAKE,
GEORGE B. KIRK, WILLIAM C. STORER, T.E. TUNSTALL, JR. and WALTER L.
The veteran postal employee, his wife, the former BEATRICE WILLIAMS, and
daughter, DONNA, 15, a sophomore at Brashear High School, reside at the
Catherine Ave. address. He is a junior warden, vestryman and lay reader
in Christ Episcopal church.
Dec. 6, 1965, Brashear school district officials completed a one day
seminar of the essentials of adequate school lighting at the General
Electric Nela Park Lighting Institute in Cleveland. Shown in the photo
are: MRS. MARY BARBER, GEORGE DeSALVO, JOSPEH NEPA, MRS. DOROTHY PORTER,
JOHN HONEYCHECK, ERMAN HARTMAN, LEWIS McCOY, HAROLD RICHARDSON, GEORGE
ALBERTS, CALVIN RICHTER, PAUL CRAMPE and West Penn Industrial Power
Engineer, JOE TAMA.
DEC. 12, 1965 ST. Omer's Commander No. 7, Knights Templar recently
inducted a class of nine candidates at the lodge meeting in the Masonic
Rooms. Shown are ROBERT M. DeLANEY, ROBERT L. FLOCK, PHILIP PARKINSON,
PHIKIP ELKO, ANDREW BASCO, JR., SCOTT LEE SIBERT, OLIVER CRAWFORD, NICK
VRHOVAC, DeWAYNE A. EBBERT, and GLENN P. WILSON.
DEC. 6, 1965. NANCY BUTLER, 17, daughter of REV. and MRS. DALLAS BUTLER,
Bull Run Road was named Jaycee Queen for 1966 at the annual Junior Chamber
of Commerce Coronation Ball in the Sons of Italy, Race St., Brownsville.
She is shown being crowned by BONNIE KELLEY, the 1965 queen. JOANNE
RUSSIN, 17, a daughter of MR. and MRS. JOHN RUSSIN, 85 William St. was the
second runner up, and CYNTHIA LAZZARO, 17, daughter of MR. and MRS. EMIDIO
LAZZARO, Denbo, was the second runner-up.
The Susannah Wesley class of the South Brownsville Mehtodist Church met
and enjoyed a smorgasbord Dec. 2, 1965, with 42 members attending. MRS.
NANCY MURPHY gave the invocation, MRS. VIOLA HAWTHORNE led the singing
with MRS. ELAINE STUART at the piano. A short business meeting was
conducted by MRS. EVA PATTON. MRS. LOISE WHITE gave an interesting
history of Christmas customs through the ages.
GRIFFIN, MRS. SARAH REYNOLDS, 86, Washington, PA died Dec. 14, 1965 in
the Waddington Nursing Home near Fayette City. Burial in Washington
Cemetery under the direction of the Piatt Funeral Home.
FLEMING, EDWARD J., 58, longtime Brownsville druggist and owner and
operator of Bush and Marsh Drug Store died Dec. 13, 1965 in Monongahela
Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He was born June 19, 1907 in
Uniontown, the son of GEORGE WILLIAM and BERTHA HOLFELDER FLEMING. He was
a druggist for 35 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church
and had served as a West Brownsville borough council member. Surviving
are his wife, MRS. ROSE LOPTOSKY FLEMING; a daughter, MRS. BERTHA MAY
SEALY, a son, DR. GEORGE EDWARD FLEMING; a sister, MRS. BERTHA MAE JAMES,
a brother, WILLIAM H. FLEMING. A brother, ROBERT, died in 1963.
Burial in LaFayette Memorial Park under the direction of the Ross Funeral
Dec. 1965, shown are members of the new Interim Operating committee of the
Administrative Unit No. 3 including Brashear, Luzerne and Redstone. MRS.
MARY BARBER, JOSEPH NEPA, DR. RALPH GAROFALO, RAY SIGWALT, JOSEPH DeCARLO,
FRANK MALOSKY, ANDREW CORODI, WILLIAM GROAH, JOSEPH CHERBAN, and JOHN
Hannah Millward Fisher
The University of Arizona
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