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submitted by Linda Graham.

Obituary: Mrs. Peter Thompson

[no year given] Clymer, N.Y., Dec. 16. Mrs. Belle THOMPSON, 57 years old, wife of Peter THOMPSON, died at the family home here Sunday morning, December 13. Funeral services were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alvin BENNINK at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Ivan HUNSBERGER, pastor of the United Brethren church of North Clymer, officiated. Mrs. Myrtle GALLUP and Mrs. Robert WALLACE sang. Besides her husband she is survived by 10 children, Mrs. Ruth STAHLMAN, Howard, Robert, Stanley, Glenn and Fred THOMPSON and Mrs. Edna BENNINK, of Clymer; Mrs. Lottie HAISLIP, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Mrs. Dovie GOLDEN, Grafton W. Va.; Mrs. Mable STEARNS of Hamburg, N.Y.; also three sisters Mrs. William GASCOCK, Belington W.Va.; Mrs. Nettie KELLEY, Fairmont, W.Va.; Miss Minta BOYLES, Grafton, W. Va., and three brothers, Charles, Dowden and Joseph of Meriden, W. Va. Interment was made in the Clymer cemetery. The following were the bearers: Everill and Orrie COCHERN, Arthur and Mac HOLLISTER, Edward DOLITTLE, and Dale TRESSLER. C. E. SPITZER was the undertaker in charge.


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