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Diane Miles (#47721859)
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Hoover photos
A belated but still heartfelt thank you for those excellent headstone photos. Thank you!
Added by janicet on Jun 24, 2016 12:50 PM
Henrietta (47274097)
Meade Graham # 161272943
You sent me the following message:

Just writing to advise you that the info I gave you to up-date Meade Graham's Memorial was based on his obit published in the Huntingdon Daily News on January 11, 1961, Page 2. Thank you, Diane

The obit does not state that he died in Danville. It does not say where he died. If you have a different obit than I do with different info then you could email it to me and I will update the memorial and remove your name from it.

Thank you.
Added by Henrietta (47274097) on Apr 23, 2016 7:38 AM
Angie Brown
Hi my name is Angie Brown . My grandmothers sister married a Michael Cirko in October of 1935 in Luzern co pa her name was Anna Carey . On the marriage record it states Michaels father was Wasil Cirko and his mom was Ellen Hollick . Do you know of these people ? And if you do my email is
Added by Angie Brown on Apr 09, 2016 1:51 PM
Michael Imler Dopson
Alfretta C. "Tottie" Frederick, Memorial# 126080263
Dear Ms. Miles, I am Michael Imler Dopson, (#48342552), here is an Obit for Alfretta's Mem.


Obituary of Alfretta C. Claar
Mrs. Claar, 68, of 3806 3rd Ave. died Sunday, April 4, 1993, at Altoona Hospital.
Known as Tootie, Mrs. Claar retired as a housekeeper from the Fountain Motel, after 12 years' service.
She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Altoona, the daughter of George and Daisy (Aikens) Frederick. She married William Claar on June 12, 1948. He died Jan. 1, 1981(sic).
Surviving are a son, William H. of Altoona, and two grandchildren.
Also surviving are six brothers and sisters: George, Peter, Shirley Cobler, Pat Merritts and Betty Frye of Altoona, and Frank of Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Claar was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Friends will be received from 7 to 89 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary.

CLAAR -- Services for Alfretta C. Claar of 3806 3rd Ave. will be held at the convenience of the family.
Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 8th Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Mrs. Claar is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Tyane Claar.

Newspaper article - written on page Apr. 5, 1993
Blair County Genealogical Society
Altoona Mirror Obituary Collection

Burial: Calvary Cemetery
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Feb 11, 2016 7:03 AM
Michael Imler Dopson
William Claar, mem.126080098
Dear Ms. Miles, I am Michael Imler Dopson, (#48342552), here is an Obit for your Mem. on William.



Obituary of William H. Claar
Mr. Claar, 56, of 3806 3rd Ave., died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 1982, in his home, following an extended illness.
Mr. Claar was employed at the Blair Clay Brickyard and the Altoona Exxon Station.
He was born June 2, 1925, in Newry, the son of Sheldon and Eileen(sic) Claar, and June 12, 1948, married Alfretta Frederick.
Surviving are his wife, a son, William H. Jr. of Altoona, and a grandson.
Also surviving are two sisters and a brother: Mrs. Naomi Haines and Herman of Altoona and Mrs. Audrey Hauser(sic) of Duncansville.
Mr. Claar was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Mortuary.

CLAAR -- The funeral of William H. Claar of 3806 3rd Ave. will be held with a mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Mortuary, 1421 8th Ave., where a wake service will be held Sunday evening.

Newspaper article
Blair County Genealogical Society
Hoenstine Obituary Collection Vol. 130, p1

Burial: January 04, 1982, Calvary Cemetery
Military service: Navy - WW II
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Feb 11, 2016 6:59 AM
Frederick Schneider/Elizabeth Caroline Mohr
Hi, Diane.

I see that you've got some information for this couple. I am interested, because I have a great grandmother, Helena Schneider Christ, whose father was listed as Fritz Schneider on her death certificate, and her mother was (Unknown) Mohr. She was born in Germany in 1854, and came to the United States via Castle Garden in 1882, with her small children. In 1900, the family moved from Montour County, PA, to Greensboro, Caroline, Maryland. They were back in PA in 1905, though her 17 year old son Michael was killed by a train in Maryland that year. I always wondered what would draw this family to Maryland, and why was her son left behind, when they had no known connection to the area... but it seems like Frederick could be why.

I found Catharine Snyder's death certificate, though I wasn't looking for it. Her father is listed as Frederick Schneider, and her mother as Catharine Mohr. I think there is a link here.
Added by LVPennGen on Dec 28, 2015 9:29 PM
Chris Buckreis
Mildred Ross
looking to trace the family tree back to its roots, this was my grandmother, her daughter, (my mother) was fern l daughtery
Added by Chris Buckreis on Dec 19, 2015 11:50 AM
RE- Bertha Riling
Diane, Thank you for the information,much appreciated
Added by Marianne on Nov 02, 2015 7:37 PM
Jack O'Connor
Lilly-Presbyterian Cemetery
Thanks for the photo !!

Added by Jack O'Connor on Aug 21, 2015 6:26 AM
Barb Kopshina
Thank you for the photo! Barb
Added by Barb Kopshina on Aug 17, 2015 10:08 AM
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