Ohio County "F" Obituaries   
 


JAMES W. FADDIS

[Source: Wheeling Register, Sunday, March 3, 1889]

FADDIS - On Tuesday, February 26, 1889, at 11:15 o'clock p. m., JAMES W. FADDIS, aged 61 years.

(Cheryl McCombs)


Wheeling Intelligencer, September 15, 1853

SAMUEL D. FARIS

DIED

At his residence in Ohio County, Va, on the night of the fifth of September, 1853, (of typhoid fever) Mr. Samuel D. FARIS, in the 66th year of his age.

(Sara Richardson Kelly)


CATHERINE FARLEY

[Source: Wheeling Register, Tuesday, August 1, 1882]

FARLEY - On Monday, July 31, 1882, at 6 A. M., CATHERINE, wife of Patrick Farley, dec'd, in the 78th year of her age.

Funeral this (Tuesday) morning at 10 o'clock, from her late residence on Little Grave Creek, Marshall county, W. Va. Friends of the family are invited. Interment at Mt. Calvary.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ANN FARMER

[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, January 10, 1871]

Farmer, Ann; died 1-9-1871 at Kirkwood, Oh.; relict of Wm. Farmer; m/o Rev. J. P. Farmer of Zane St. M.E. church; interment Allegheny Co.

(Cheryl McCombs)


EMMA M. FAULKNER

[Source: Wheeling Register, Sunday, March 5, 1922]

FAULKNER, EMMA M. - On Friday, March 3, 1922, at 3:50 o'clock a. m., at Wheeling Hospital, Emma M., wife of Patrick Faulkner, in her 51st year.

Funeral from her late residence, No. 73 Alley 16, March 6, at 2:30 o'clock p. m. Interment in Greenwood cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MILDRED MARIE SUTTON FEIOCK

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Friday, March 3, 2000]

FEIOCK, Mildred Marie Sutton, 80, formerly of Wheeling, died Friday March 3, 2000, in Mound View Health Care, Moundsville. She was a retired shoe department manager from the former Stone and Thomas department store and a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Irene Elizabeth Baker Sutton; a brother; Walter; a sister, Dorothy Lowe. Surviving are a son, William John Winkler, of Wheeling; a daughter, Sandra Winkler, of Wheeling; four grandchildren; a great grandchild. There will be no visitation. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 1308

(Cheryl McCombs)


BESS FENNER

Rites Incomplete for Steubenville Resident

Arrangements for the funeral for Mrs. Bess Fenner, wife of Ralph Fenner and prominent Steubenville resident who died Wednesday at the Ohio Valley hospital in Steubenville are incomplete.

Mrs. Fenner was born in Wellsburg, a daughter of the late George and Emma Bishop and spent the major part of her life there. Besides her husband, she is survived by a stepson, William Fenner of Herkerner, N.Y.; two sisters, and one brother, Mrs. Samuel George, Mrs. Frank Chalton and William Bishop of Wellsburg.

-Wheeling News Register, Friday, Dec. 21, 1934, page 2

(Debbi Anthony)


ROSA MAY FARMER

[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, Monday, September 19, 1955]

ROSA MAY FARMER

Mrs. Rosa May Farmer, widow of John W. Farmer, died yesterday at 1 a.m. at her home in Triadelphia. She was born April 29, 1877, in Ohio County, the daughter of Hugh and Nancy Kettler McCutcheon and was a member of the Roneys Point United Presbyterian Church. She is survived by three sons, Hector C., at home; Claude S., Middle Wheeling Creek, and John W., Jr., Valley Grove; three daughters, Mrs. Fern Radovich, Valley Grove, Mrs. Carey Bedick, Guy Mills, Pa., and Mrs. Nancy Cirelli, Wheeling; four sisters, Mrs. Ola Connelly, Zanesville, Mrs. Nellie Pascoe, Ravenna; Mrs. Sadie Abercrombie and Mrs. Florence Montgomery, both of West Alexander; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends are being received at Kepner's, 107 Key Ave., Elm Grove, where services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in charge of the Rev. W. Gay Feather. Interment will be in West Alexander Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


CHILD FERRELL

[Source: Wheeling Register, September 22, 1895]

A two-year-old child of David Ferrell, died Friday night after a couple months’ illness. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment will be made at Week’s Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARGARET FILLMER

[Source: February 17, 1920]

FILLMER, MARGARET, On Monday, Feb. 16, 1920, at 1:45 o’clock p.m. at the late residence, 3930 Wood street, Margaret, daughter of Henry and the late Emma Zimmer Fillmer, in the 33rd year of her age. Funeral notice hereafter.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ADALINE L. FINK

Wheeling, Jun. 12, 1906

Funeral of Mrs. Fink:
The funeral of the late Mrs. Adaline L. Fink, who died on Tuesday, was held from the residence of her brother, Mr. George K. Wheat, No. 900 Main St. on Thursday Morning at 10 o'clock. Rev. S.T. Westhafer, pastor of the Fourth Street, M.E. Church, conducted the service in the presence of a large concourse of relatives and friends of the deceased. A quartet, composed of Mrs. Flora Williams, Miss Laura Hopkins, Mr. Jasper Baum and Mr. Charles E. Mott, tenderly rendered two appropriate hymns. The floral offerings were profuse and beautiful, showing the esteem in which Mrs. Fink was held by her friends. The pall bearers were: Messrs. Harry L., Allen A., and Frank R. Wheat and V.K. Smth. Interment was made at Greenwood cemetery.

(Phyllis Slater)


EDNA BINGELL FINNEGAN

[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 5, 1957]

Finnegan, Mrs. Edna Bingell, of 126 Ridgecrest Rd., died at 1:30 a.m. today in the Ohio Valley General Hospital. Born in Wheeling, she was the daughter of Charles and Sallie Bingell. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Surviving are her husband Frank; one son, Charles of Wheeling; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah F. Voss of Pittsburgh; one grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Bertschy Memorial Mortuary. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOHN ELWOOD FISCHER

[Source: Wheeling Register, March 14, 1909]

John Elwood Fischer

The funeral services over the remains of John Elwood Fischer, the young man who died on Friday, were conducted at the late residence, No. 923 East Twelfth street, on Sunday afternoon, the Rev. Samuel Schwarm, pastor of the First English Lutheran church, officiating. Many beautiful floral tributes were sent by friends of the late Mr. Fischer. The following served as pallbearers: George Wurtzbacher, George Pultz, Oscar Lander, Samuel Young, E. Row , and Albert Sneberger. The interment was at Greenwood cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ELSIE FLAHERTY

Wheeling News Register - November 21, 1960

Flaherty, Mrs. Elsie Parker, 83, of 522 S. Penn St., died Saturday at the Wheeling Hospital after a lingering illness. She was born at Cameron, Oct. 16, 1880 and was a member of the First Christian Church. Her husband, Thomas J., dies in 1957. Surviving are one son, John T. of Wheeling; two daughters: Mrs. Charles Williams and Mrs. Lloyd Moke, both of Wheeling: one brother, Charles Parker of Cincinnati: one grandchild and six great grandchildren. Friends are being received at the McCoy Funeral Home, 44 Fifteenth St., where services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a. m.. The Rev. Hubert L. Barnett will officiate.

NOTE: I have no other information on Mrs. Parker. Her obituary was on the same page as one of my relatives.

(Donna Criswell Mollaun)


THOMAS FLAHERTY

[Source: Wheeling Register, March 17, 1919]

On Tuesday, March 11th, 1919, at 11:45 o'clock p.m., at the family residence, No. 2228 Jacob street, Thomas Flaherty, aged 54 years.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MINNIE R. LAZEAR FLUHARTY

Fluharty, Minnie R. Lazear, 71 of Short Creek, died at Wheeling Hospital Wednesday night, November 17, 1971. She was born March 17, 1900, in Brooke county, the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Schwertzfeger Lazear. She was a member of the Wellsburg Methodist Church. Her husband, Dexter, died in 1945. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Prunty of Beech Bottom, Mrs. Paul (Rosemarie) Stewart of Bethany, and Mrs. Joseph (Norma) Miller of Wellsburg; four sons, Norman of Smithers, WV, Robert of Tullahoma, Tenn., Victor of Bedford, Ohio and Thomas of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Collins of Wellsburg; one brother Harry Lazear of Wellsburg; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends received at the Carte Funeral Home, Wellsburg, after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, where arrangements are incomplete.

Interment was at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery.

Source: Wheeling Intelligencer - 11/18/1971

(Becky Bowman Baldauf)


BRIDGET FLYNN

[Source: Wheeling Register, Friday, July 28, 1882]

FLYNN - Thursday, July 27, 1882, at 12:30 o'clock, BRIDGET, wife of Michael Flynn, aged 49 years.

Funeral from her late residence No. 42 Twenty-seventh street, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


WILLIAM T. FORAKER

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, August 28, 1958]

FORAKER, William T., 79, of Woodsfield, died Tuesday afternoon in a Pittsburgh hospital from injuries sustained when he was struck by a car in Pittsburgh two weeks ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist church. Surviving are his widow, Florence Eckelberry Foraker; three daughters, Mrs. Gladys Harman and Mrs. Mildred Harman, both of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Ethel Sloan of Woodsfield; one son, Glenn of Pittsburgh; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Herman of Long Beach, Calif., Lloyd of Akron, Denzil of Canton, and Harold of Woodsfield; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Johns of Graysville and Mrs. Iva Kindall of Antioch. Friends may call at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


R. V. FORD

[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 16, 1911]

The funeral of the late R. V. Ford will be held this morning from his late residence on Edgewood street, Woodlawn, at 9:15 a.m. with high mass at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s church, Edgington Lane. Interment at Mt. Calvary cemetery.

The U. C. T., of which he was a member, will meet at their hall on Chapline street at 8:30 a.m. to attend in a body.

(Cheryl McCombs)


AGNES ALMA FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, January 4, 1916]

Fordyce - At Benwood, Monday January 3, 1916, at 10 o’clock a.m., Agnes Alma daughter of Reed and Agnes Fordyce, in the 18th year of her age.

Funeral from the home of her parents, 1350 High street, Benwood, Thursday morning, January 6, at 8:30 o’clock. Requiem high mass at St. John’s church at 9 o’clock. Interment at Mt. Calvary cemetery. Friends of the family invited.

(Cheryl McCombs)


AGNES GREGORY FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, March 30, 1946]

Mrs. Fordyce Dies Friday

Mrs. Agnes Gregory Fordyce, 75, widow of R. Reed Fordyce, Benwood, died Friday afternoon at 3:15 o’clock in the Wheeling hospital. She had been ill since January and confined to the hospital for the past 12 days. Mrs. Fordyce was born in Mason City, WV, February 2, 1871, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Gregory. Her parents came to Wheeling to reside when she was a child and she had spent the remainder of her life in this district. A resident of Benwood since 1891, her home was at 1350 High street.

Her husband, R. Reed Fordyce, preceded her in death in 1918.

Mrs. Fordyce was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Benwood, and was affiliated with Branch 346, L. C. B. A. of St. Joseph’s Cathedral parish.

Surviving are five daughters, Sister M. Vincent of the Sisters of the Visitation, Wilmington, Dela., Mrs. R. J. Utermohlen of Bethlehem, Mrs. C. J. Maloney and Mrs. Walter Mason, both of Wheeling, Mrs. R. J. Boyd and Mrs. Rex Stickel of Warwood; three sons, R. Leo Fordyce of this city, Vincent Fordyce of Benwood, Francis Fordyce at home, and nine grandchildren.

The body was removed to the Altmeyer Funeral home where brief services will be held Monday morning at 9:15 o’clock to be followed by High Mass of Requiem at 10 o’clock in St. John’s church, Benwood.

Interment will be in Mount Cavalry cemetery.

Branch 346, L. C. B. A. of St. Joseph’s Cathedral parish will meet Sunday evening in the funeral home to recite the rosary.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ALICE BERNETTA FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 17, 1911]

Death of Twin Child

The two-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reed Fordyce, one of the twin sisters, died at the family residence on High street, Friday at 7:30 p.m., of spinal-meningitis. Funeral this afternoon at 2 o’clock from St. John’s church.

Interment at Mt. Calvary cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ALICE MYERS FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Register, February 3, 1942]

NONAGENARIAN DIES

Mrs. Alice Fordyce, 99, Succumbs Tuesday to Extended Illness

Mrs. Alice Fordyce, 99, widow of Herman A. Fordyce and life resident of Wheeling and vicinity, died Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the Ohio county home, Roneys Point. She had been in failing health several years. Mrs. Fordyce was born at Martins Ferry, Ohio, January 6, 1843, a daughter of John and Mary Elizabeth Myers. She moved to Wheeling in 1916. For the past 15 years Mrs. Fordyce had been at the county home. She was a member of the Presbyterian church. Her husband, Herman A. Fordyce, to whom she was married October 23, 1868, died November 21, 1894. One niece and one nephew survive. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock in the Bruemmer chapel of the Bertschy Memorial mortuary.

(Cheryl McCombs)


CLIFFORD F. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Monday, April 25, 1966]

FORDYCE, Clifford F., 49, of West Alexander, Pa., died Saturday at his home, He was born in Greggsville, on May 28, 1916, a son of Franklin and Luela Yoho Fordyce. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Greggsville and was employed by Lightening Express Trucking Co. of Washington, Pa. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Miller; two sons, Clifford F. of West Alexander, and Thomas at home; one daughter, Linda L. at home; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Miller of Triadelphia, Mrs. Marie McCready of Edgington Lane and Mrs. Betty Dombo of Tiltonsville; and one brother, Richard of Mt. Echo. Friends may call at the Farrell Funeral Home, West Alexander, on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday where services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John Hawes officiating. Burial will be in the West Alexander Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ELIZABETH AURELIA SCHAFER FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, May 24, 1987]

FORDYCE, Elizabeth A. Schafer, 71, of 229 Logan St., McMechen, died Saturday in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen. She was a retired employee of Ohio Valley Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Vincent Fordyce, in 1968; a son, William R. Fordyce, in 1985; and a granddaughter, Sharon Marie Krupica, in 1959. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Shirley Ann) Krupica of McMechen, Mrs. W. Thomas (Regina Marie) Cole of Detroit and Mrs. Dennis (Rebecca Sue) Weisenborn of Byesville, Ohio, two sons, Kenneth J. and Timothy C., both of Morristown, Ohio; three sisters, Catherine Pastorious of McMechen; Alma Welty and Mrs. Herman (Bernadine) Fish, both of Wheeling; three brothers, Robert Schafer of Benwood, Walter Schafer of Wheeling and Edward Schafer of Mozart; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, noon-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ELIZABETH MILLER FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Monday, February 15, 1993]

FORDYCE, Elizabeth, 75, of RD 2, West Alexander, died Sunday at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford F. Sr., on April 23, 1966; her parents, Wilson B. and Jessie Belle Amos Miller; three brothers; two sisters; two infant sisters. Surviving are two sons. Clifford F. Jr. and Thomas G. Sr., both of West Alexander, a daughter, Mrs. Alan (Linda) Mounts of Washington, Pa.; a brother, Frank Miller of West Liberty; six grandchildren. children. Friends received 7-9 p.m. Monday at Ferrell Funeral Home, Main Street, West Alexander, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in West Alexander Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ELIZABETH NICKERSON CLEMONS FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, August 18, 1978]

FORDYCE, Elizabeth Nickerson, Clemens, 73, of 13 G.C.&P. Road, Wheeling, died Thursday in Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling. She was a member of Greggsville United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William A. Clemens, in 1934 and Robert W. Fordyce, in 1964. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George (Mabel) Crook and a son, William A. Clemens, both of Wheeling; a stepson, Robert Fordyce of Monmouth, Ill.; four sisters, Mrs. William Proelocks of Wellsburg, Mrs. Walter Ebeling of New Martinsville, Mrs. Randall Smith and Mrs. Ervin Clatterbuck, both of Elm Grove; a brother Billy J. Nickerson of Wheeling; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Friends received at the Kepner Funeral Home, national Road at Bethany Pike, Wheeling, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. James F. Richmond officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ELSIE JANE GADD FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, November 8, 1973]

FORDYCE, Mrs. Elsie J., 81, of RD 3, Sherrard, W. Va., died Wednesday at Wheeling Hospital. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Edna Fluharty and Mrs. Pauline Fluharty, both of Fairview, W. Va., Mrs. Sylvia Moore of Sherrard and Mrs. Norma Jean Scarnechia of Benwood; four sons, Arthur L. of Pine Grove, W. Va., Jess of East Liverpool, Ohio, Marion R. of Phoenix, Ariz. and Robert of Elyria, Ohio. Friends received at Hunt Funeral Home, Hundred, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday, where services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Wadestown Cemetery, Wadestown, W. Va.

(Cheryl McCombs)


EMMA M. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, October 19, 1998]

Fordyce, Emma M., 85, of RR 1, New Freeport, Pa., died Sunday, October 18, 1998 in Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg, Pa.

She was a member of Sand Hill Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey W. on April 15, 1978; her parents, Assa and Oaty Bell Gump Stout; four brothers, two sisters. Surviving are five sons, Donald A., Sherell D. and Thomas, all of New Freeport, Erwin A. of Rootstown, Ohio and John W. of Mannington, WVa.; a brother Everett Stout of Minerva, Ohio; a sister, Hazel Anderson of New Freeport.

Friends received 7-9 p.m. today at Hunt Funeral Home, Hundred, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment in Sand Hill Cemetery, Garrison.

(Cheryl McCombs)


FRANK A. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, May 1, 1932]

ILLNESS TAKES FRANK FORDYCE

South Side Gardener Succumbs to Pneumonia Attack Late Saturday at Hospital

Frank Fordyce, South Wheeling landscape gardener, expired at 7 o’clock last night at Wheeling hospital, where he had been receiving treatment during the more serious stages of a brief illness. His death was attributed to pneumonia.

Mr. Fordyce was born here on June 7, 45 years ago and was a son of Sara Jane Gordon and the late John Fordyce. He resided at 26 Thirty-fourth street and was a member of the Methodist faith.

In addition to his mother, he leaves his wife, the former Louella Yoho, and three sons, Richard of Elm Grove and Clifford and Joseph Fordyce of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Sarah Montes, Mrs. Marie Simmons and Miss Betty Lou Fordyce of Wheeling and three grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Robert, George and Raymond Fordyce here and a sister Mrs. Anna Arn of Peters Run.

Arrangements for the funeral were indefinite last night. The body has been removed to the Bertschy Memorial mortuary, Fifteenth and Eoff streets.

(Cheryl McCombs)


GEORGE W. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, March 7, 1936]

Life Resident of Wheeling Succumbs to Heart Ailment Friday Evening

George William Fordyce, 46, life resident of this city, who had been engaged in the trucking business for a number of years, succumbed Friday evening at 9:30 o’clock at his home, 103 Alley 14. He had been ill for the past 11 weeks suffering a heart ailment.

Mr. Fordyce was born in Greggsville, March 8, 1889. He would have observed his forty-seventh birthday anniversary Sunday. Surviving are his mother, Sara Jane Fordyce; one brother Raymond Fordyce, of Wheeling, and one sister, Mrs. Annie Orum, of Elm Grove.

The body was removed to the Bertschy Memorial mortuary. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial is to be in Stone Church cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


GEORGE W. FORDYCE

"The Wheeling News Register" - Mar. 7, 1936

Life Resident of Wheeling Succumbs to Heart Ailment Friday Evening

George William Fordyce, 46, life resident of this city, who had been engaged in the trucking business for a number of years, succumbed Friday evening at 9:30 o'clock at his home, 103 Alley 14. He had been ill for the past 11 weeks suffering a heart ailment.

Mr. Fordyce was born in Greggsville, March 8, 1889. He would have observed his forty-seventh birthday anniversary Sunday.

Surviving are his mother, Sara Jane Fordyce; one brother Raymond Fordyce, of Wheeling, and one sister, Mrs. Annie Orm, of Elm Grove. The body was removed to the Bertschy Memorial mortuary. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial is to be in Stone Church cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


GREGORY FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, January 8, 1915]

Gregory Fordyce Dead

Gregory Fordyce, a well known and respected Benwood man, died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reece Fordyce, No. 1305 High street at 9:30 o’clock Thursday night. Death was due to a complication of diseases, from which he had suffered for six months. The young man leaves his father, who is a foreman at the Wheeling Steel & Iron plant, his mother, six sisters and four brothers, all at home. The deceased was a member of Benwood Division No. 1, Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Funeral arrangements had not been made last night.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JAMES L. FORDYCE

[Source: Moundsville Echo, June 11, 1928]

JAS. L. FORDYCE DIES IN HOSPITAL

James L. Fordyce, 70, a retired carpenter of Greggsville, died last night at 7:10 o’clock p.m. at Glendale hospital after an illness of complications which has extended over the past two months. He is survived by two brothers, William and Albert, and by five sisters, who are, Mrs. John Hahn, Benwood, Mrs. James Madden, Elm Grove, Mrs. Belle Koontz, McMechen, Mrs. James Nixon, Wheeling, and Miss Rebecca Fordyce.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOHN FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 1, 1896]

The remains of John Fordyce, the Fort Wayne brakeman who was crushed by the cars Saturday night, which resulted in his death Sunday morning, were brought to Wheeling yesterday from Beaver falls, Pa. They were accompanied by several members of the B. R. T. of Beaver Falls.

The funeral, which will probably take place to-day, will be from the residence of the father-in-law of the deceased, H. F. Dobbs, No. 2141 Main street, and will be under the auspices of the Nail City Lodge, B. R. T. Fordyce had many friends in Wheeling, having lived here and worked on the B. & O. and other roads for a couple of years.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOHN FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Register, Wednesday, April 19, 1882]

(Chicago Tribune, April 17.)

The funeral of Mr. John Fordyce, who died Saturday morning, took place yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his late residence, on Fifty-third street, Hyde Park. The Rev. E. C. Ray, of the First Presbyterian Church, Hyde Park, officiated. A large number of friends attended the funeral cortege to Oakwoods.

John Fordyce was born in Pennsylvania September 5, 1808.

In 1836 he moved to Ohio, where he was in business until 1865. He came to Chicago in that year and had resided in Cook county since that date. He was President of the Wilmington Coal and Mining Company at the time of his death, and had been identified with a number of important enterprises in Chicago. He leaves four sons and two daughters, all of whom, with the exception of two of the sons are married.

His four sons - Samuel W. Fordyce, of Hot Springs, Ark.; Homer J. Fordyce, of Chicago; Benson Fordyce, of Wheeling, W. Va.; Dr. John A. Fordyce, of Hyde Park, and Messrs. Weaver and Washburn acted as pallbearers. Among those who gathered to pay the last honors to the dead were his son-in-law, Lewis Baker, editor of the Wheeling, W. Va., REGISTER, and the Rev. C. F. Swift, of Herkimer, New York. Mr. Fordyce was an earnest Christian and a life-long member of the Methodist Church.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOHN L. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Tuesday, April 20, 1965]

FORDYCE, John L., 79, 147 Kruger St., died Tuesday at 2:40 a.m. in Wheeling Hospital. He was born in Greene County, Pa. Oct. 9, 1886, and been caretaker for the Howard Apartments. His first wife, Mary E. Whipkey Fordyce, died in 1935. Surviving are his second wife, Addie May Rine Fordyce; two sons, Elmer and Lawrence, Wheeling; a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Wallace, Carson City, Nev.; a sister, Mrs. Alice Farabee, Claysville; two brothers; Homer and Harrison, in California; and several grandchildren. Friends may call at Kepner's, 107 Key Ave., Elm Grove, after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOHN T. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Register, December 31, 1917]

John T. Fordyce, 67, a well known resident of the pike district, died yesterday morning at his home in Greggsville, following an extended illness covering a period of years. He was born in Wheeling and had resided the greater part of his life in the vicinity of Greggsville, where for many years he followed the coal business.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Jane Fordyce, five sons, and one daughter; Cameron, Frank, Raymond, George, Robert, and Miss Anna Fordyce; also the following brothers and sisters: Freeman, of Swedenburg, Mo.; Reed of Benwood; William and James of Greggsville; Albert Fordyce of Benwood; Mrs. Katherine Nixon, Mrs. John Hahn, Mrs. Charles Rider, of Greggsville; Miss Rebecca Fordyce, of Fairmont; Mrs. Jane Madden, of Elm Grove; Mrs. Belle Koontz, of Benwood, and Mrs. Frank Gratton, of East Liverpool, Ohio.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family home. Rev. H. O. Teagarden will officiate. Interment will take place at Stone church.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JOSEPH VINCENT FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, January 17, 1968]

Fordyce, J. Vincent, 58, of 145 Merrit St., Wheeling, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Ohio Valley General Hospital. he was born April 6, 1909, in Benwood, son of the late Reed and Agnes Gregory Fordyce. He was a lineman for the Benwood Plant of Wheeling Steel. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Church. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth A. Schafer Fordyce; three sons, William Reed of Wheeling, Kenneth J. of Morgantown, and Timothy C. Fordyce of home; three daughters, Mrs. Donald Krupica of McMechen, Mrs. Thomas Cole of Wheeling, and Rebecca Sue Fordyce at home; two brothers, R. Leo, Frank Fordyce of Wheeling; five sisters, Mrs. Marie Uttermohlen, Mrs. Charles Maloney, Mrs. Robert Boyd and Mrs. R. A. Conners of Wheeling, Mrs. Walter Mason of Fairmont; and nine grandchildren. One grandchild preceded him in death. Friends may call at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. Requiem High Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Alphonsus Church. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotions at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JULIA IRENE FORDYCE (Mother Mary Vincent Fordyce)

[Source: Wheeling News Register, June 19, 1956]

Visitation Nun Stricken at Wilmington

Mother Mary Vincent Fordyce, 66, native of Wheeling who until recently was mother superior of the Convent of the Visitation at Wilmington, Del., and whose immediate family still resides in Wheeling, died Monday in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington. Services and burial were held there on Tuesday.

Daughter of the late Robert Reed and Agnes Gregory Fordyce, she was educated at DeSales Heights Academy, Parkersburg prior to entering the Wilmington convent in 1910.

Surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Raymond Utermohlen, Mrs. Robert J. Boyd and R. Leo Fordyce, all of Bethlehem, Mrs. Walter J. Mason of Fairmont, Mrs. Bernadine Stickel of Warwood, Mrs. Charles Maloney of Edgewood, and Vincent and Frank Fordyce, both of Wheeling.

(Cheryl McCombs)


LAURA NICKERSON FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Monday, October 14, 1957]

FORDYCE, Laura, of 2310 Market St., died Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Valley General Hospital. She was born July 18, 1891, in Marshall County, W.Va., a daughter of Alfred and Mary Campbell Nickerson and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are two brothers, Harlan and Edward Nickerson of Park View Rd.; one sister, Mrs. Ella Bowman of Wheeling; and a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband, George Fordyce, is deceased. Friends receive at the Bertschy Memorial Mortuary. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MADELINE REYNOLDS FORDYCE

[Source: The Times Leader, July 29, 1998]

Madeline R. Fordyce

Madeline R. Fordyce, wife of the former editor and assistant publisher of The Times Leader, died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at her home in Spring Hill, Pa. She was 77. She was a Bridgeport native and later a resident of Martins Ferry. She was married Sept. 5, 1942, in Bloomington, Ind., to Robert G. Fordyce, who was receiving U.S. Naval Training at the University of Indiana. After the war, the couple resided in Martins Ferry and he accepted employment with The Times Leader. She was employed by the City Loan and Savings Co. and later resigned to devote full time to her family. In 1965, the Fordyces moved to Canton, Ill., where he became president and publisher of the Daily Ledger, and she became involved in civic activities. She was a hospital volunteer, secretary of the Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee, a producer, ticket sales and program manager for the community's summer playhouse. She was recognized for her efforts by being chosen the city's "Woman of the Year." The Fordyces had been living in retirement in Florida for the last 19 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Leder Reynolds; two brothers, Jesse Reynolds and Lt. Charles J. Reynolds, who was lost in action during World War II; a sister, Alice Craver. Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Rebecca of Ocala, Fla., and Barbara of Mount Sterling, Ill.; two sisters, Helen Marty of Brookside and Katherine Koss of St. Clairsville; five grandchildren, John, with the U.S. Submarine Service in Bangor, Wash., Robert, with the Air Force in Spokane, Wash., Pat, Michael and Peggy all of Mount Sterling. A memorial service was held today in Spring Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARY C. GEHRING FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 9, 1970]

FORDYCE, Mrs. Mary C. Gehring, 58, 616 Forest Drive, Bethlehem, died at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. She was born in Wheeling, May 5, 1912, daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia Meintel Gehring. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Church. She is survived by her husband, R. Leo Fordyce, and one brother, George Gehring of Benwood. Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. on Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARY GERTRUDE CALVERT FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, August, 29, 1975]

FORDYCE, Mary G., 66, of Mt. Echo, West Alexander, Pa., died Thursday at her home. Surviving are her husband, Richard Fordyce; four daughters, Mrs. Joan Rodehaver of Brownsville, Ohio, Mrs. Nancy Prochaska and Mrs. Amalia Bloomfield, both of Mt. Echo and Mrs. Judy Hurt of Stoolfire, W.Va.; a son Richard at home; four sisters, Mrs. Grace Laughlin, Mrs. Lucille Means and Mrs. Ruth Campbell, all of Wheeling and Mrs. Loise Sindledeker of Dallas, Tex.; a brother, Grove E. Calvert of Mingo Junction. Friends received at the Richard Fanning Funeral Home, West Alexander, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment in West Alexander Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARY MARTHA BYRD BRAUN FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 25, 1974]

FORDYCE, Mrs. Mary Byrd Braun, 61, of 5 Chestnut Lane, Bethlehem, died Wednesday at Ohio Valley General Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Robert Leo Fordyce; three sons, William Braun of Washington, Pa., Robert Braun of Bellaire, John Braun of Needville, Pa.; three brothers, George Byrd of Pittsburgh, Walter and Cecil Byrd, both of Wheeling; two sisters, Rosella and Catherine, both of Ohio. Friends received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


RICHARD LEMOIN FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, May 16, 1982]

Richard Lemoin Fordyce, 74, of RD 2, West Alexander, Pa., died Friday in Lansing Care Center. He was a retired farmer, and a veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Calvert Fordyce, in 1975. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Frank (Joann) Rodeheaver of Brownsville, Ohio, Mrs. James (Nancy) Prochaska of Valley Grove, Mrs. Ralph (Millie) Bloomfield of Wheeling and Mrs. Donald (Judy) Hurt of Triadelphia; a son Richard, at home; a sister, Marie McCready of Wheeling; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Friends received at Ferrell Funeral Home, West Alexander, Pa., 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Interment in West Alexander Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ROBERT R. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Register, March 14, 1909]

Fordyce Funeral

The funeral of the late Robert Reed Fordyce, who died on Sunday in the 80th year of his age, will take place from the residence of his son, John F. Fordyce, at Greggsville, on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The late Mr. Fordyce was three times married, and was the father of sixteen children, fifteen of whom were born to the first marriage and one to the last.

The surviving sons and daughters, all well known and highly respected in their respective communities, are as follows: John F. Fordyce, of Greggsville; Mrs. Jane Chesser, Elm Grove; Robert Reed Fordyce, Jr., Benwood; Joseph F. Fordyce, Starkville, Col.; James H. Fordyce, Greggsville; Elizabeth A. Ullum, Benwood; Ella T. Grattan, East Liverpool, O.; Ada M. Rider, Benwood; William H. Fordyce, Greggsville; Rebecca Fordyce, Fairmont; Albert Fordyce, Wheeling, and Mamie C. Nixon, Greggsville.

(Cheryl McCombs)


ROBERT REED FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, February 17, 1920]

On Monday, Feb. 16, 1920 at 2 o’clock a.m., at his late home, 1350 High street, Benwood, Robert Reed Fordyce in his 59th year. Funeral services at the late home Wednesday morning, Feb. 18. High mass at St. John’s church at 9:15. Interment at Mt. Calvary cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


VIRGINIA FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling Register, Monday, August 23, 1915]

Virginia, the 16-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Fordyce, passed away yesterday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the family home in Greggsville, following a two week’s illness of infantile troubles.

The funeral will take place Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the family residence with Rev. H. O. Teagarden, pastor of the Greggsville Methodist church, in charge. Interment will be in the Stone church cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


WILLIAM H. FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 24, 1940]

William H. Fordyce Services Friday

Services for William H. Fordyce, 73 retired coal miner, who died Tuesday at his home, 48 Brown Street, Greggsville, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in chapel of the Crider-Kepner funeral home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove. Rev. W. W. Beckley, pastor of the Greggsville Methodist church will officiate.

Interment will follow in Stone Church cemetery.

A son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fordyce, he was born in Ohio County June 14, 1873. He was employed as a miner his entire life, retiring ten years ago. His wife, Mrs. Ella Schott Fordyce, preceded him in death 18 years ago.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Pearl M. Otto, Greggsville, a brother Albert Fordyce, Wellsburg; three sisters, Mrs. James Nixon, Wheeling; Mrs. Belle Koontz, McMechen, and Mrs. Rebecca Barbe, Fairmont. Four grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

(Cheryl McCombs)


WILLIAM JOSEPH FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Wednesday, September 13, 1978]

Fordyce, William Joseph, 73 of 317 Olive Avenue, Moundsville, died Tuesday at Reynolds Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Cedar Avenue Church of Christ and a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife Virginia Noland Fordyce; three sons, R. Dean of Cameron, Gary W. of Moundsville, and Paul L. at home; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Patty) Myers of Bellaire; a brother Edward J. of Littleton, WVa.; nine grandchildren.

Friends received at the Grisell Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday. Interment in Buchanan Hills Cemetery, Route 250.

(Cheryl McCombs)


WILLIAM REED FORDYCE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, October 21, 1985]

FORDYCE, William Reed, 48, of 35 Fifth St., McMechen, died Sunday in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was owner of the Fordyce Gulf Station, Elm Grove, and a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen. Surviving are his wife, Mary Scott Fordyce; two sons, William R. of Blytheville, Ark., John R. of Florence, Ky.; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Beverly) Bartsch of Moundsville; his mother, Elizabeth Schaffer Fordyce of McMechen; two brothers, Kenneth J. and Timothy C. Fordyce, of Elm Grove; three sisters; Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Krupica of McMechen, Mrs. Thomas (Jean) Cole of Detroit, Mrs. Dennis (Rebecca) Weisenborn of Byesville, Ohio; a granddaughter. Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


CONCETTO FORNIA

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Thursday, May 19, 1966]

FORNIA, Concetto, 80, of 3157 Hamilton St., Bellaire, died Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. at the Bellaire City Hospital. Born in Italy, Nov. 18, 1885, he was a retired barber and a member of St. John's Church. Surviving are his wife, Carmela; two sons, James J. of Bellaire and Frank of Toledo; two daughters, Mrs. Antoinetta Moore of Wickcliff, 0., and Mrs. Katherine Avlia of Maple Heights, O.; 11 Grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Walter C. Bauknecht & Son Funeral Home, 441 Thirty-Seventh St., Bellaire, after 6 p.m. today. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. John's Church by Msgr. Paul Metzger and burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotions Friday at 8 p.m.

(Cheryl McCombs)


HENRY FORSCH

[Source: Wheeling Register, March 17, 1919]

On Thursday, March 13, 1919 at 11:50 o'clock a.m., at the Ohio Valley General Hospital, Henry Forsch.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JULIA FORSYTH

[Source: Wheeling Register, Wednesday, January 4, 1871]

FORSYTH, On Tuesday evening, at 7:15 o’clock, JULIA ANN, wife of Wm. Forsyth, aged 31 years, 10 months and 26 days.

The funeral will take place from her husband’s residence on Market street, below John street, on Thursday, at 10 o’clock A. M. Friends of the family are invited to attend.

(Cheryl McCombs)


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, Feb 19, 2008

FORTNEY, Carl Edward, Jr., (Teddy,) 65, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, February 9, 2008, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Carl was born in Wheeling, W.Va., to the late Carl Edward Fortney, Sr. and Mary Katherine Watson Fortney (Kay) on July 22, 1942.

Carl served in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Wasp during Maj. Gordon Cooper’s Mercury Space Capsule Recovery in 1963. After serving in the Navy, he returned to Wheeling and married his wife of 44 years, Betty.

They moved to Jacksonville in 1995 to be closer to their daughters and grandchildren.

Carl enjoyed watching his Steelers play football and talking sports to anyone that would debate him, and had a love of shooting pool.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Paul.

He is survived by his wife, Betty, of 44 years; daughters, Carla (Tad) Elliott and Teddie Jo (Kevin) Curran; three grandchildren, Joe, Nick and Kayla all of Jacksonville; three brothers, Ralph and Kenny of Wheeling, and Larry (Debbie) of Virginia Beach, Va.; and one sister, Carolyn (Scott) Davis of Wheeling.

A memorial service will be held at the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Wheeling at 1:30 p.m., February 23, 2008.

ETERNITY FUNERAL HOME in Jacksonville, Fla., is serving the family.


MARY NETTIE FOSNOT

Wheeling Intelligencer - 11/12/1971

FOSNOT, Mary Nettie, 77, of 3490 Elk Av., Shadyside, died Thursday night at her home. She was born Feb. 6, 1894, in Greene County, Pa., the daughter of the late Rossel and Sarah Ellen Evans Sammons. Her husband, Harry Frank, died in 1947. She was a member of the Christian Church of Shadyside and the DAR. Surviving are two sons, Richard of Shadyside, and Ralph Louis of Mentor, O,; one daughter, Mrs. Doris Hollis of Willoughby, O.; one sister, Mrs. L. S. (Nell) Ullett of Seminole, Fla,; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends........The obit was cut off at this point.

(Donna Criswell Mollaun)


MRS. FOSTER and daughter, LOLA FOSTER

[Source: Wheeling News Register, May 3, 1915]

THREE ARE KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT

CLEVELAND, O., May 2. - Oliver M. Foster, master mechanic of the New York Central lines at Collingwood, was seriously injured, and his wife and twenty-one-year-old daughter, Lola, were killed when the automobile Foster was driving, was struck on a grade crossing by a New York Central Lake Shore express train near Willoughby today. Gaylord Larrick, six-year-old son of neighbors of the Fosters, was so badly injured he died a few hours later.

The train, driven by Engineer Frank Allen, of Collingwood, a friend and former assistant engineer with Foster, was going fifty miles an hour when Foster's automobile became stalled on the tracks. The machine was demolished and Mrs. Foster's body was carried 300 feet.

(Cheryl McCombs)


WALTER JOHN FOSTER

[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 5, 1957]

FOSTER, Walter John, Crescent - Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Howard H. Wilson Funeral Home in Bridgeport with Rev. James Martin of the Barton Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery at Blaine. Eagles Lodge will conduct services Friday at 8 p.m., and Community Post No. 666 American Legion will conduct military services at the graveside.

(Cheryl McCombs)


AMELIA FOX

[Source: Wheeling Register, August 1, 1882]

FOX - Sunday, July 30, 1882, at 7:15 A. M., AMELIA, wife of John W. Fox, aged 46 years and 3 months.

Funeral from her late residence, No. 325 Coal street, Tuesday, August 1st, at 2 P. M. Friends are invited. Interment at Mt. Wood cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


FERDINAND J. FOX

[Source: Wheeling News Register, February 13, 1920]

Fox Funeral Tomorrow.

The remains of Ferdinand J. Fox, prominent automobile dealer, who succumbed to pneumonia on Wednesday at the Ohio Valley hospital, yesterday were sent to Saginaw, Mich., where interment will be made.

Besides his widow, Mrs. Alice Fox; and daughter, Jean Fox; he leaves his mother, Mrs. Caroline Fox and a brother, Adolph Fox, in Saginaw.

(Cheryl McCombs)


HENRIETTA FOX

[Source: Wheeling News Register, February 17, 1920]

FOX, HENRIETTA - On Monday, Feb. 16, 1920 at 9:40 o’clock a.m., at Wheeling hospital, Henrietta Fox, wife of the late John W. Fox in her 75th year. Funeral services at the Bertschy Funeral Parlors, 104 16th St., on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment at Mt. Wood cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


The Wheeling Intelligencer, May 20, 1930

JEFFERSON E. FOX

FOX SERVICE - At two-thirty o'clock Wednesday afternoon funeral services for the late Jefferson E. Eox, well known local resident, will be held. The last rites will be conducted from the chapel of the Bertschy Memorial mortuary at Fifteenth and Eoff streets. Rev. T. Z. Zumbrennen, of the Edgewood Park M. E. church will officiate. Interment will be made in Mount Wood cemetery.

(Gary Timmons)


RUTH ELLEN FOX

[Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, May 26, 1955]

RUTH ELLEN FOX

Mrs. Ruth Ellen Fox, 60, died Saturday night at her home in Littleton. Born Feb. 3, 1895, she was the daughter of Harrison and Rebecca Buck Littleton. She was a member of the Church of God, Littleton. She is survived by two sons, Albert and Cellan, both of Littleton; four daughters, Mrs. George Ray of Littleton, Mrs. Harold Duffield of Charleston, Mrs. Thurlow Miller of Weirton, and Mrs. Gene Antill of Pittsburgh; a half-brother, Arthur McCartle of Littleton and 10 grandchildren. The body was returned to the home of her son Albert, from the Hunt Funeral Home. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Littleton. Interment will be made in Anderson Bethel Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


JAMES ALBERT FRANK, Sr.

[Source: Wheeling News Register, March 21, 1932]

Frank Services

James Albert Frank, Sr., 62, prominent in the glass industry will be buried this afternoon in Brooke cemetery. Rev. M. M. Allison, of Vandergrift, Pa., a former minister of the Wellsburg Presbyterian church will have charge at services at the late home, 1315 Charles street at 2:30 o'clock.

Mr. Frank expired at 5 o'clock Saturday morning after a several months illness of complications.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Stella Kelly Frank, one daughter, Gladys, and a son, James, Jr., both at home. Two sisters, Mrs. Stella Sanders of Wellsburg and Miss Margaret Frank of Pittsburgh, Pa., are left to mourn.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARY A. FRANK

[Source: Wheeling Register, February 12, 1920]

Mrs. Mary A. Frank

The many friends of Mrs. Mary A. Frank will hear with regret of her death which occurred Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock at the home of her nephew, James B. Thomas, 215 North Huron street, after a ten days' illness of influenza followed by a paralytic stroke. Mrs. Frank was a widow of the late Valentine Frank, who died in July, 1917. She was a native of` England, but had lived in Wheeling since childhood. Since her husband's death she has made her home with her nephew.

Mrs. Frank was a lovable, unassuming woman and during her long life had endeared herself to a large circle of friends.

The funeral will take place from where she has made her home of late, on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in Mt. Zion cemetery, Rev. J. P. Leyenberger of the Third Presbyterian church having charge of the services.

Mary A. Frank

[Source: Wheeling Register, February 13, 1920]

Frank Funeral Today.

Last respects will be paid to Mrs. Mary A. Frank, 78 years of age, widow of Valentine Frank, who died Wednesday, with services this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence of her nephew, James T. Thomas, 215 North Huron street, and will be in charge of the Rev. J. P. Leyenberger, pastor of the Third Presbyterian church. Burial will be made in Mt. Zion cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


GARY DEAN FREEMAN

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Sunday March 19, 2000]

FREEMAN - On Friday, March 17, 2000, GARY DEAN FREEMAN, in his 48th year.

Friends received 5-9 p.m. Monday at Kepner Funeral Home, 36th and Jacob streets, Wheeling, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Franklin Brookhart officiating. Interment at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 206 McLain Building, Wheeling, WV 26003

Gary Dean Freeman

[Source: Wheeling News Register, Sunday March 19, 2000]

FREEMAN, Gary Dean, 48, of Washington Street, Bellaire, died Friday, March 17, 2000, in East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry. He was a carpenter and a Christian. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dean and Ruby Mae Lighty Woodard; two brothers, Chuck and Ralph; and a sister. Surviving are a son, Andrew Freeman of Bridgeport; two daughters, Tammy Freeman of Cambridge, Ohio; and Anna Freeman of Bridgeport; a brother, Robert and his wife, Virginia, of Finley, Ohio; a grandson, McKensie Freeman of Cambridge; and several nieces and nephews. Friends received 5-9 p.m. Monday Kepner Funeral Home, 36th and Jacob streets, Wheeling, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Interment at the convenience of the family.

(Cheryl McCombs)


MARY K. FREY

[Source: Wheeling News Register, November 13, 1912]

The funeral of Mrs. Mary K. Frey, who died at her home on Boggs Run, Sunday afternoon will take place Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dennis Toomey, No. 2525 Eoff street. Interment will be made at the Peninsula Cemetery.

Mrs. Frey was a prominent resident of this section and had reached her 71st year. In lodge circles she was a member of the Ladies of the Golden Eagle, of the Wheeling Temple and Swiss society. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Peter Strauss, Mrs. Nick Renner, Mrs. Dennis Toomey, and Mrs. George Mayers, as well as three sons, Fred A., George H., and Edward C. Kindelberger.

(Cheryl McCombs)


GEORGE AUGUST LOUIS FRICK

[Source: Wheeling News Register, December 16, 1911]

George August Louis Frick, the well-known caterer, passed away yesterday morning at 6:15 o’clock. He was born Nov. 16, 1849, in Hanenklee, Hanover, Germany.

In 1880 he emigrated to this country with his wife, Erastine, nee Hahne, whom he married in 1875. Coming to Wheeling, he settled here until 1885, when he moved to Aetnaville, from which place he moved to Martins Ferry in 1893.

In the war of 1870-71 between Germany and France he served as infantryman with distinction.

He is mourned by his widow and the following children: Karl and Emma (Mrs. Fred Neuhardt). One son, Arnold passed away in 1904. All of the children were born in Germany. He also leaves four grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters in Germany.

The funeral will take place Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from his late residence., Fourth and Jefferson streets. Interment at Greenwood cemetery.

The deceased was a member of the Knights of Pythias, German Beneficial Union and Maccabees. Rev. G. Johannes will conduct the funeral services.

(Cheryl McCombs)


"Wheeling Intelligencer" April-June 1912

AUGUST FRIEBERTSHAUSER, a well known and highly respected business man of this city, passed away at his home at No. 438 Erie St. yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock after lingering illness of several months of a complication of diseases. Deceased was taken ill during the early winter, and has been bedfast the greater part of the time. He was in the sixty-fourth year of his age, and is survived by a widow, six children, Otto, Emil, August, Jr., and Mrs. Frank Muenzie at home and Mrs. Herman Kling and Mrs. Herman Sittig of Youngst., Oh, and three brothers, Robert, of Los Angeles, Cal. Charles and Wm. of Pittsburgh. Deceased came to this country from Germany in 1870, and after working in Pittsburgh for a short time moved to this city, where he entered into business, locating at N. 1033 Market St. For 22 years Mr. Friebertshauser was engaged in the scale business in the same location, and during that time he won a large circle of friends. He was fair and impartial in all his dealings with his customers, and was beloved by all who knew him. Mr. Friebert. was a member of the Wheeling Business men's association and took a prominent part in the organization's welfare. Funeral services over the remains will be held at the late residence, No. 438 Erie St. Island, on Monday afternoon at 20'clock and interment will be private at the Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. W.G. Ulfert, pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Church will officate.

This article was in the "Wheeling Register"

Following a protracted illness of a complication of diseases, August Friebertzhauser, prominent in business circles and for many yrs. a dealer in scales and barbers' supplies, is dead at 438 Erie St., the Island. Members of his family had been hourly expecting his death for some days. The funeral will take place Mon. afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be in Greenwood cemeter. Rev. Wm. G. Ulfert, of St. John's church, will officate.

Mr. F. was born Jan. 10, 1849, in Colingen, Germany, emigrating to the U.S. in 1870. For the past 22 yrs he had been the proprietor of a scale and barbers' supply house at 1033 Market St. He was a member of the Wheeling Business Men's Assoc.

Mr. F. is survived by his widow, three sons, Otto, Emil and August, Jr. and 3 daughters, Mrs. H. Kling, Mrs. H. Sittig of Yo,(Youngstown) O. and Mrs. Frank Muenze, of this city. He also left three brothers, residing in Pittsburgh, and a sister in Germany.

(Mary Muesegaes Martin)


"Wheeling News Register" Aug 1, 1930

Widow of WHG. Merchant Dies

MRS. AUGUST FRIEBERTSHAUSER Passes Away late Thursday Night at Wheeling Hospital

Mrs. Elizabeth Strauss Friebertshauser, 68, wife of the late August Friebertshauser, former Wheeling Businessman, succumbed shortly before midnight last night at the North Wheeling Hospital.

Mrs. Friebertshauser had been confined to the hospital for the past two months and her condition had been considered critical for some time. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases.

The body was taken this morning to the Altmeyer & Sons Funeral home, 1400 Eoff St. No Funeral arrangements have been made.

Mrs. Friebertshauser, who had been a Wheeling resident since coming to this country almost half a century ago from Germany, for the past three months had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Frank Muenze, of Martins Ferry. She was a devout member of St Alphonsus Catholic Church and was affiliated and prominent in the activities of the Christian Mothers and the third Order of St Francis Societies of that parish. Her Husband, August Friebertshauser, founder of the A Friebertshauser & Sons supply Store on Market St, now being operated by his Sons, preceded her in death 19 years ago. The Following stepchildren survive: Mrs. Frank Muenze of Martins Ferry, Mrs. Herman Sitting and Mrs. Herman Klieg of Youngstown Ohio, and Otto, Emil and August Friebertshauser, all of Wheeling. She also leaves 12 Grandchildren.

(Mary Staley)


(Source: Wheeling News Register, Jan. 20th 1992 )

TUESDAY RITES FOR EX-TEACHER

Services will be held Tuesday for Eleanore Bessie Friebertshauser, retired school teacher in Ohio County, who died Saturday at home. She was 75.

A resident of Bradford Place, National Road, Wheeling, she was born Oct. 1, 1916, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late S.P. and Leni Barnette Hicks.

Friebertshauser, who was a graduate of West Liberty State College, where she was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, had taught at Warwood, Triadelphia and Wheeling high schools, and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Halman. Surviving are her husband, Fred; two daughters, Kathleen Stephenson of St. Clairsville and Janet R. Joseph of Wheeling; a brother, J.Barnette Hicks of Springfield, Va.; a sister, Edith Danford of Newark, Ohio; for grandchildren; a great-granddaughter.

Friends received 7-9 p.m. Monday at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ United Methodist Church, with the Rev. J. William DeMoss officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice Inc., 101 1/2 N. Market St., St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 or Christ United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.

(Mary Muesegaes Martin)


MRS MARY KINDELBERGER FREY

"Wheeling News Register" Nov 13, 1912

The funeral of Mrs Mary K. Frey, who died at her home on Boggs Run, Sunday afternoon will take place Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o`clock from the home of her daughter, Mrs Dennis Toomey. No 2525 Eoff Street. Interment will be made at the Peninsula Cemetery.

Mrs Frey was a prominent resident of this section and had reached her 71st year. In lodge circles she was a member of the Ladies of the Golden Eagle, of the Wheeling Temple and Swiss society. She is survived by four Daughters, Mrs Peter Strauss, Mrs Nick Renner, Mrs Dennis Toomey, and Mrs George Mayers, as well as three Sons, Fred A, George H, and Edward C. Kindelberger.

(Mary Staley)


CHRISTINA FRY

[Source: Wheeling Register, Sunday, March 5, 1922]

FRY, Mrs. CHRISTINA - On Friday, March 3, 1922, at 2:10 o'clock p. m., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James E. Sells, No. 120 Wheeling avenue, Elm Grove, Mrs. Christina Fry, in the 83rd year of her age.

Funeral services at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James E. Sells, No. 120 Wheeling avenue, Elm Grove, on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment in Peninsula cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


CLARENCE J. FUGATE

[Source: Wheeling News Register, March 21, 1932]

Fugate Services

Clarence J. Fugate of the Island, who succumbed to a short illness at 7 o'clock Saturday morning at the residence, 112 South Wabash street, is to be buried Tuesday, according to arrangements completed last night at the Bertschy Memorial mortuary.

The Rev. Charles G. Aurand of First English Lutheran church will officiate at the services, which will occur Tuesday morning, beginning at 10:30 o’clock. Greenwood cemetery was designated for the interment.

(Cheryl McCombs)



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