Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Obituaries continued

Mrs. Anna Forgie
, 65, wife of the Rev. James A. Forgie, well know district minister, died June 21, 1944 at the home of her brother-in-law, Harry Forgie, Suterville, Westmoreland County. Her death came suddenly.
Mrs. Forgie was born in Buena Vista, the daughter of Thomas and Hannah Lawton. She had lived in Star Junction, Scenery Hill, Centerville, and Masontown, where Mr. Forgie held pastorates. During the last few years they had lived at California.
Surviving besides her husband are three sons, James, Philadelphia; Ray, of Enola, and Charles E, of Brownsville, advertising manager of the Brownsville Telegraph, a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Barner wife of Raymond T. Barner, supervising principal of Brownsville schools; two sisters, Mrs. Oscar Bennett, Formont, and Mrs. Edith Scales, Suterville; and three brothers, Thomas Lawton, St. Petersburg, Fla; George Lawton, Turtle Creek, and Bert Lawton, Sharon. Eight grandchildren.

Sarah M. Willock
, 80, of Beallsville, died June 20, 1944 at 6 am in her home. She had been in failing health several years
A daughter of Joshua and Mary Martin, she was born July 18, 1863, in Washington. Mrs. Willock was an active member of the Beallsville Presbyterian Church as long as her health permitted.
Surviving are her husband, Charles E. Willock, two daughters. Mrs. Mary Carroll, Beallsville, and Mrs. Luella Clutter, Canonsburg; three granddaughters, Mrs. Beatrice Rodocker, Brownsville; Mrs. Bernice Hale, Provo, Utah; and Mrs. Sara J. McCoy, of St. Louis, Mo. Three great-grandchildren also survive.

Gildroy W. Garrett
, of 809 East Maiden Street, died yesterday morning in the Washington Hospital. His death was caused by bronchial pneumonia. He was aged 82 years.
Two sons, Henry and Roy Garrett, of Donora, survive, together with a brother, William Garrett, of Washington, and a sister, Mrs. Austin Amos, of maple Avenue, Washington.
Funeral service will be held in the McDonough funeral home at Beallsville, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, in charge of the Rev. H. Monroe Jenkins, pastor of the Beallsville Methodist Episcopal church. Interment will be in the Beallsville Cemetery.

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