Saturday, April 25, 2009

More Miscellaneous obits

I've been busy moving for the last few weeks and all my files have been in boxes. I'm now ready to start posting more of the obituary collection that I have. Here is the next installment.

Jeannetta Buchanan Hill
, 86, of 19 Highland Avenue, Washington, died at 11:15 a.m. Friday, July 18, 1980, in Washington Hospital.
She was born July 8, 1864, in Washington, a daughter of Garrit S. and Victoria Virginia Gray Buchanan.
She was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church and had attended Gabby School.
On May 15, 1934, she married Edgar Hill, who died January 10, 1946.
Surviving is one sister, Emma Joy Buchanan, with whom she made her home.
A son, Edward Wayne Hill, died April 28, 1980. Three brothers and three sisters are also deceased.

Hill Funeral notice
Friends of Jeannetta Buchanan Hill of 19 Highland Avenue, Washington, who died Friday, July 18, 1980, will be received from 7 to 9 pm Saturday and noon to 3 and 7 to 0 pm Sunday in the Richard H. Piatt Funeral Home. Richard H. Piatt, supervisor, 130 East Wheeling Street, Washington, where services will be conducted at 1 pm Monday July 21, by the Rev. Roy R. Wilson. Burial in Washington Cemetery. Arrangements by Piatt & Barnhill Funeral Directors, Inc.

Edgar Hill
, 54, of Washington, R.D. 6, who resided near the water company pump station, died suddenly at 8:55 pm Thursday Jan, 10, 1946, due to a heart ailment.
Mr. Hill was born Dec 21, 1891, in Washington County, and spent his entire life in the county. He worked in the oil fields as a driller and tool dresser.
Surviving are his wife, Jeannetta Buchanan Hill; one son, Pfc. Edward Wayne Hill, in the Anti-Aircraft Service in the South Pacific, and the following brothers and sisters; Mrs. Wallace Ritchie, Mt. Lebanon; Miss Mabel m. Hill, New York City; Hubert B. Hill, Hickory R.D. 1; U. Grant Hill, Bentleyville.

Miss Mabel M. Hill,
80, of 207 Second Avenue, Asbury Park, N.J., died Saturday, April 22, 1978, in Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, N.J.
She was born September 12, 1897, in Beallsville, a daughter of Demas and Melissa Lattie [should be Malissa Latta] Hill.
Surviving are six nephews, Edward Wayne Hill, Washington, Paul and Roy Hill, Hickory, Wallace Ritchey, Dayton, Ohio, Leslie Hill, Tinton, N.J., and Dale Roach, Oil City; and one niece, Mrs. Gladys Sherril, Phoenix, Ariz.

Hill Funeral notice –
Friends of Miss Mabel M. Hill of 207 Second Avenue, Asbury Park, N.J., who died Saturday, April 22, 1978, will be received in the Greenlee Funeral Home, Beallsville, from 10 to 11 am Wednesday April 26, when graveside services will be held in the Beallsville Cemetery by the Rev. William Miller.

Mrs. Boyd Swihart.
Mrs. Orpha C. Swihart
, 62, wife of Boyd Swihart, of Gastonville, died in the Memorial Hospital, Monogahela, yesterday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Mrs. Swihart had not been in good health and was removed to the hospital yesterday about noon. [April 20, 1938]
A daughter of Demas and Elizabeth [should be Malissa Latta] Latta Hill, Mrs. Swihart was born near Beallsville and was a member of the Beallsville Presbyterian Church.
Besides the husband, two daughters survive, Mrs. Dale Roach of Oil City, and Mrs. Dorothy Rea, of Finleyville. She leaves one grandchild.
The body was removed to the Barr & Shrontz Funeral home, Marianna, but will be returned to her former home tonight, where short services will be held at 1 pm Sunday followed by further services Sunday at 3 pm in the North Ten Mile Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Rice Boyd Swihart
, 83, a former resident of Gastonville, died Satutray, September 12, 1959, at 9:10 am at the Garmong Convalescent Home, Oil City.
He was born in Castile May 8, 1876, a son of the late Joseph A. and Elizabeth Zimmeran Swihart, and moved to Oil City about 20 years ago. His wife, Orpha C. Hill Swihart, died in 1938.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dale Roach and Mrs. Dorothy Rea, both of Oil City, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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