Sunday, April 26, 2009

Obits continued

William Cassius Grimes
, 79, of 217 Fourth Street, California, died at 8:05 am Friday Sept. 27, 1963, in Brownsville General Hospital of a heart ailment, after a short illness.
Mr. Grimes was vice president and manager of the California Office of Western Pennsylvania national Bank at the time of his retirement in 1956. He had been with the bank for a number of years.
He was born July 20, 1884, in Centerville Borough, a son of William s. and Elizabeth Dorsey Grimes. He had resided in California since 1929. He attended California State Teachers College and Bucknell University.
He was a member of California Methodist Church; Beallsville Lodge 237, F&AM; California Hungry Club and California Century Club. He was married May 29, 1930, to Nancy Walters of Lincoln, Neb. who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Judith E. Beisner, Washington D.C.; one brother, Paul Brownsville, R.D. 2; three sisters, Mrs. J. F. Watkins and Mrs. Harry Wolf, both of Brownsville, R.D.2. And Mrs. Will R. Carothers, Mt. Lebanon and one granddaughter, Amy Lynn Beisner.

Mrs. Stella Grable Lane
, 73, widow of T. Alex Lane, died Saturday, Oct 19, 1968, after a long illness.
Mrs. Lane was born Aug 29, 1895, in West Bethlehem Township, a daughter of James L. and Sadie Barre Grable. She attended Washington schools and was a graduate of Washington High School in the spring class of 1914. She was a member of Second United Presbyterian Church, Washington, and an associate member of the United Church of Christ, Islamorada, Fla. She was also a member of Lincoln Chapter 112, Order of the Eastern Star.
She was married Aug 14, 1914 to T. Alex Lane, who died June 23, 1961. A son, Dr. Robert A. Lane, died April 13, 1963.
Surviving are one granddaughter, Judy, wife of Harry Daunhauer, Plantation, Fla.; two grandsons, Robert A. Lane, U.S. Marine Corps, in Vietnam and William Lane, Plantation, Fla. and several cousins.

Mis Armanella L. (Nell) Stone
, of the George Washington Hotel, died Sunday, June 1, 1969, in her home. She had been ill for several months but her death was unexpected.
She was born in Washington, a daughter of Charles L. and Mary Charlton Stone.
Miss Stone attended the East Washington Schools and was a graduate of East Washington High School. Before her retirement in 1957, she was employed by the Citizens National Bank, and later the Mellon National Bank of Washington.
Miss Stone was a member of the Church of the Covenant where she had served on the Board of Deacons. She had also served as treasurer of the YWCA, was on the board of the Salvation Army, and was past president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Washington. Miss Stone took an active interest in many civic affairs.
Surviving are one uncle, Robert C. Bennet, of Cambridge, Ohio; one aunt, Mrs. Grace L. Charlton, of Washington, and several cousins.

Clarence (C.O.) Ashbaugh
, 666 Donnan Ave, Washington, for many years a member of the Washington School Board, died at 12:10 pm Tuesday, may 7, 1968, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was 66.
He was born Nov 26, 1901, in Canonsburg, a son of the late Charles and Margaret Coslett Ashbaugh, and had been a resident of Washington since childhood.
Mr. Ashbaugh was a graduate of the Washington City Schools and had attended the University of Pittsburgh. He was associated with the Morris Insurance Agency for the past 20 years.
For 14 years he served as a member of the Washington School Board and was elected as president of the board in 1966. He served in that capacity until his retirement from the school board in 1967.
He was a member of Fairhill Manor Christian Church of Washington, the Washington Board of Realtors and Sunset Lodge No. 623, F & AM.
On Nov 12, 1927, he married Hilda Dailey of Washington.
Surviving besides his wife are a daughter, Phyllis, wife of Earl Doria of Washington; two granddaughters, Amy Sue and Julie Ann Doria, both of Washington; two nephews, William D. Ashbaugh of Indianapolis, Ind., and James William Ashbaugh of Washington.

Charles E. McFeely,
59, of 656 Donnan Avenue, Washington, was dead on arrival at Washington Hospital at 10:47 pm Wednesday, August 18, 1971. He had been in declining health since 1962, seriously ill the last three months.
He was born December 5, 1911, in Finleyville, a son of William and Anna Crouch McFeely.
A member of Third United Presbyterian Church, he had served as a trustee and at the time of his death was an elder in the church.
Mr. McFeely attended Canonsburg High School.
He was a butcher by trade, having worked for Albert Packing Company. He retired four years ago due to ill health.
August 29, 1937 he married Betty Jane Clemens, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Robert W. McFeely, and a daughter, Sandra Sue McFeely, both at home; three brothers, Harold R. McFeely, Venetia R.D.1., James A. McFeely, Washington, and Chalmer mcFeely, Los Angeles, Calif.; and two sisters, Mabel M. Smith, Oakdale, R.D., and Blanche Kammere, Deale, Md. Preceding him in death was a sister Mildred.

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