Thursday, May 28, 2009

More Obituaries

Charles Wesley Baker
, 67, for many years a Washington county school teacher, died Monday, Jan 1, 1950, at 9:30 pm in his home, 140 Henderson Avenue, as the result of a heart attack suffered a week ago.
He was born July 6, 1883, in Deemston, a son of John and Charlotte Garrett Baker and was one of six children.
He attended the public school of the County and California State Teachers College. He graduated from Pennsylvania Business College at Lancaster.
Mr. Baker taught in the schools of the county for more than 30 years and his most recent teaching was in Canton Township where he taught for ten years.
In March, 1908, he was united in marriage with Ethel Frey of West Pike Run Township. To this union were born four children.
Mr. Baker was a member of the Allison Avenue Baptist church and for many years was a Sunday School teacher and active in church work.
For the past three years he had been custodian of Second Presbyterian Church.
Besides his wife he leaves three sons and a daughter; Charles William Baker, Washington, R.D. 2; Edna, wife of John T. Lindsay, at home; Roy Baker, of Washington R.d.5., and James Donald Baker, at home; three grandchildren; two sisters and a brother; Mrs. Olive R. Ward, Charoletta, wife of Nelson L. Philp, and John Baker, all of Deemston borough. A brother and sister preceded him in death.

Mrs. Cassie Fish
, 73, wife of Rev. Frank Fish, Millsboro, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 1950, at 6:10, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 22, 1877, in County Antrim, Ireland, a daughter of Jeremiah and Elizabeth McCauley. Her first husband, John Coulter, died September, 1915. She was a charter member of the Vestaburg Community church.
Surviving are these children: Willis and Artis Coulter, both of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. May Carl of Vestaburg; Mrs. Louise Palmo, Centerville; Max Coulter, West Brownsville; three sisters, Mrs. Sara Carton, Gastonville, PA; Maggie and Nettie, and one brother, James McCauley, Ireland. She also leaves eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Etta Mae Deaves
, 83, died at her home in Centerville, Sunday, Nov 30, 1952, at 5:40 pm. Although she had been in poor health for the past five years, her death was sudden and unexpected.
Born in Fayette County, July 18, 1869, she was a daughter of Dr. Huston W. and Hettie Craft Brashear. She had been a resident of Centerville for the past 70 years.
She was a member of the Centerville Methodist Church and was the oldest active member of the St. Paul’s Bible Class.
Surviving is her husband G. Dempsey Deaves and the following children; Mrs. Guy L. Horn, Centerville and Mrs. Walter F. Gray, Waynesburg; also three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is one brother, James O. Brashear, Morgantown, W. VA. Two brother, Charles and Relia, and three children are deceased

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