Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Miscellaneous obits continued

Mabel Zehner
of 424 East wheeling Street, Washington, died at 6 am Thursday March 15, 1979, in the Negley House, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness.
She was born in Indiana County, a daughter of Edward G. and Jennie Spence Munshower.
She was a member of the Church of the Covenant and was active in social and civic organizations, including Child Welfare. She was a past president of the Current Events Club and a member of Friends of the Library and Washington and Jefferson Auxiliary.
A graduate of Indiana State Normal School, she had taught school in the Washington area.
Her husband Lisle A. Zehner, died in 1934.
Surviving are a son, Lisle A. Zehner Jr. of Pittsburgh, and a grandson, Lisle A. Zehner III, Pittsburgh. A brother, Paul G. Munshower is deceased.

Ralph Baston Carroll
, 72, of 35 Fairhill Drive, Washington died at 2 pm Wednesday, September 3, 1980, in the VA Medical Center, Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Washington January 14, 1908, a son of John E. Carroll and Emma Batson Carroll Couts.
He had been an administrative assistant for Mellon Bank until illness forced his retirement in 1965 after 39 years of service.
Mr. Carroll attended Washington schools and Duff’s Business College and later studied at Washington & Jefferson and the University of Pittsburgh. During World War II he had served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church, where he had served as an elder, a trustee, financial secretary and Sunday school teacher. He was also a former treasurer of the Salvation Army and Girl Scouts.
Mr. Carroll served as a director on the Washington School Board for 12 years. He was also a member of American Legion Post 175 of Washington, the Washington county Umpires Association and was a member and former officer of the Washington Band Aides.
On August 16, 1930, he married Evelyn Brown Carroll, who survives along with two daughters, Marilyn, wife of Donald G. Emery, and Nancy, wife of Edwin L. Andrew, both of Washington, and four grandchildren; Bryan and Kristin Emery, and Scott and Sonja Andrew.

Miss Jane L. Farrer,
54, of 10 College Street, West Middletown, died in Washington Hospital, Saturday, February 24, 1979, at 8:25 am after being a patient in the Washington Hospital Extended Care Facility for two months.
She was born in West Middletown, August 3, 1924, a daughter of Sarah Bemis Farrer and the lat Donald Farrer.
She was a member of Grove United Presbyterian Church, the YAF Sunday school class, and women’s Association of the church.
Surviving in addition to her mother are one aunt, Miss Janet Bemis, west Middletown; one uncle, E. L. Bemis, George Washington Apartments, Washington; and three nephews, the Rev. James Farrer, Taylorstown, William Farrer, Washington, and John D. Farrer, West Middletown.
One brother, Donald, is deceased.

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