Pennsylvania Obituaries - December 5, 1919


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REV.C.L. SEASHOLES, BOXING CRUSADER, ACCIDENT VICTIM

The Rev. Charles Lyons Seasholes, a former Philadelphia Baptist minister, who attracted considerable attention here sixteen years ago by a crusade against boxing, was killed in an automobile accident Wednesday night at .. O. A telegram to that effect was received yesterday by friends in the Falls of Schuylkill Baptist Church, .. lane above Ridge avenue. Mr. Seasholes resigned the pastorate of this church in August, 1918, after five years service.

Previously Mr. Seasholes had occupied the pulpits of the old Broad Street Baptist Church, at Brown Street, and the Third Baptist Church of Germantown, Wister and Wakefield streets.

Details of the accident were fragmentary, except that the minister was crushed between an automobile and a telegraph post.

The event that brought Mr. Seasholes into the public eye was a boxing match in 1904 in the Philadelphia Ball Park between "Bob" Fitzsimmons and "Philadelphia Jack" O'Brien. The minister contended it was a prize-fight and protested to the director of public safety, urging him to call of the contest.

But the police refused to interfere and Mr. Seasholes took the matter to the courts. He was defeated, however, then the promoter, Ernest H. Crowhurst, now manager of the Hotel Wal .. , answered the contest was not a prize-fight, that each of the participants would get a stipulated sum, and that the proceeds would go to the freeman fund of the old Evening Telegraph.

HENRY B. SPARHAWK

HENRY B. SPARHAWK, eighty-three years old, a retired jewelry salesman, died yesterday in the Masonic Home. He was an Englishman by birth, and came to the United States at an early age. He was a member of William Hamilton Lodge, No. 500, F. and A.M.. The funeral will be held Saturday.

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POPULACE MOURNS AT GEORGE LONG'S BIER
Men From Every Walk of Life Join in Funeral Services at the Inasmuch Mission

Nearly 1200 persons crowded the chapel of the Inasmuch Mission at the funeral services of George Long, founder of that institution, last evening, while hundreds of others were turned away after the aisles had been crowded. Bishop Rhinelander, who officiated, announced that a memorial service will be held in one of the largest churches of the city, probably Holy Trinity, shortly after January 1, which will give an opportunity for the many friends and admirers of George Long to be present.

In a veritable bank of roses and chrysanthemums, surro9unded by superb floral pieces lay the earthly remains of the man who raised himself from a career of degradation and became the beloved leader of one of the greatest institutions of its kind in the nation. At the close of the service hundreds of men women and children passed in front of the catafalque, many wiping away a tear as they gazed for the last time upon the features of their friend.

"Thousands of men and women scattered far and wide are thanking God for him today, and will tell of him and think of him while their lives last. They are his truest and most precious monuments" said Bishop Rhinelander in his address.

George Long's favorite hymns were sung during the service. The Rev. J.J. Joyce Moore, rector of Old St. Andrew's Church read the sentences and First Psalm, and the Rev. George J. Walenta, rector of the Church of St. Simeon, read the Lesson. At the conclusion of the service, Bishop Rhinelander asked the congregation to sing the Doxology as a thanksgiving for the life of George Long.

Nearly a score of police were on hand to handle the crowd, which contained representatives of every denomination, and from almost every walk of life.

Mrs. Long will take the body to Brooklyn today for interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Death Notices, Page 23

AGNEW, REV. BENJAMIN L.

Dec. 2, REV. BENJAMIN L. AGNEW D.D., LL. D, aged 86. Funeral services Fri., 2 p.m., Temple Presbyterian Church, Franklin and Thompson sts. Int. private. Friends may call Thurs., 7 to 9 p.m. 1319 N. Franklin st..

ARMSTRONG, JAMES

Dec. 2, JAMES ARMSTRONG. Relatives and friends Court Americus, No. 57, F. of A., invited to funeral Sat., 2 p.m., 1277 S. Bucknell st. Int. Fernwood Cem..

BAILEY, MARIA

Nov. 30, MARIA BAILEY, daughter of late Thomas and Alice Bailey. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Wed., 9 a.m. from residence of brother Thomas Bailey 1918 McCelland st. requiem mass at St. Elizabeth's P.E. Church, 16th and Mifflin sts., 10 a.m. Int at Lawn View Cem..

BAIR, ALLEN YONDT BAIR

Dec. 4, ALLEN YONDT BAIR, only brother of Mrs. J.F. Wood, of East Lansdowne, Pa. Relatives and friends invited to services, Sat., 8 p.m., parlors of G.A. Quinby & Son, 1848 N. 20th st. Philadelphia. Int. Rowland's Graveyard, Lancaster County, Pa., Sun., 12 noon, Lancaster papers copy.

BARR, WILLIAM J.

Dec. 3, WILLIAM J. BARR, aged 69. Relatives and friends, Orient Lodge, No. 289, F. and A.M.; officers of Grand Lodge, invited to funeral, Sat., 2 p.m., 1433 S. Broad st. Int. Mt. Moriah Cem.

BARRY, MARY

Dec. 2, MARY BARRY (nee May), widow of Patrick Barry. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8:30 a.m. 849 N. 26th st.. Solemn requiem mass St. Francis Xavier Church 10 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem.

BASH, ANNIE

Dec. 3, ANNIE BASH, wife of George W. Bash, Sr., aged 61. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 3 p.m. 2416 N. Colorado st. Int. Mt. Peace Cem. Remains may be viewed Fri., 8 to 10 p.m.

BATES, CAROLINE MORGAN BATES

Dec. 4, CAROLINE MORGAN BATES, widow of Major General Alfred Elliott Bates. Services at Hartford, Conn., Sat., Dec. 6.

BATHURST, JAMES F.

On Dec. 3, at daughter's residence, Mrs. Charles F. Robison, 125 S. 6th st., Darby, Pa., JAMES F. BATHURST, burial at Mt. Union, Pa., Fri., 2 p.m.

BROWN, THOMAS

Dec. 2, THOMAS BROWN, husband of Emma Brown. Relatives and friends, U.B. of C> and J. of A. in Local Union No. 8; carpenters of Strawbridge & Clothier, invited to funeral services, Sat., 2 p.m. 837 N. 50th st. Int. private, Lower Merion Baptist Cem..

BROWN, ANTHONY

Dec. 4, 1919, ANTHONY BROWN, husband of lare Emma Brown (nee Flemming). Relatives and friends invited to funeral services, Sun., 2 p.m., at late residence, 315 McKean st. Int. Fernwood Cemetery. Friends may call Sat. eve..

BURCK, PHILIP J.

Suddenly, Dec. 1, PHILIP J. BURCK, husband of Mary S.E. Burck (nee Herman) aged 61. Relatives and friends, employes of Wilson & Gerhard, may view remains 5826 Catharine st., Fri. eve. Int. private. Mt. Olive Cem., Frederick City, Md., Frederick City papers copy

CONOVER, J. CLARENCE

At Freehold, N.J. Dec. 3, J. CLARENCE CONOVER. Funeral services at Presbyterian Church, West Main st. Freehold, N.J., Sun., 2:30 p.m.

CONWELL, ANNIE P.

Dec. 3, ANNIE P. CONWELL, wife of Hubert J. Conwell, Jr. (nee McIntire). Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8 a.m. 1813 McKean st. Solemn mass of requiem Church of St. Thomas Aquinas 9:30 a.m.. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto service

COOKE, SARAH B.

Dec. 2, SARAH B. COOKE, wife of Charles F. Cooke. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8:30 a.m. E. Stratford ave. , Melrose, Pa. Solemn high requiem mass 10 a.m. Church of the Holy Angels, 70th ave and York road, Oak Lane. Int. private, Holy Sepulchre Cem..

COONAN, THOMAS J.

Dec. 2, THOMAS J. COONAN, formerly of 3756 Warren st.. Relatives and friends, employes of Horace Turner Plate Glass Co., invited to funeral Sat., 7:30 a.m. residence of niece Mrs. Lida Garrett 1508 N. Peach st. Solemn requiem mass St. James's Church 9 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto funeral.

CRAIG, WILLIAM

Nov. 30, WILLIAM CRAIG, husband of late Mary J. Craig, aged 81. Relatives and friends, also Post 160, G.A.R., and officers and members of Mt. Calvary Presbyterian Church, invited to funeral, Thurs., 2 p.m. from residence of son-in-law, Joseph Goudy, 31st and Suffolk ave. Take Route 37 or 45 to 19th and Eastwick ave. Int at Mount Moriah Cem. Friends may call Wed. eve.

DEPPNER, MARY E.

On Dec. 2, 1919, MARY E DEPPNER, beloved wife of Louis J. Deppner, also infant son of Louis and late Mary E. Deppner (nee Carty), in her 22d year. Relatives and friends and St. Edmond's B.V.M. Society invited to funeral on Saturday morning, at 8:30 o' clock from late residence 1442 S. Etting st. (28th and Dickinson) Solemn high mass at St. Gabriel's Chapel 10 o'clock. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto funeral.

DEWEES, ISAIAH B.

Suddenly, Dec. 3, ISIAH B. DEWEES, son of the late Isiah B. and Harriett Dewees. Relatives and friends, Eil s Camp, No. 9, S. of V., invited to services, Sat., 3 p.m. residence of sister, Mrs. Martha Dougherty, 6642 Musgrave st. Int. private, Remains may be viewed Fr., eve.

DODGE, FREELOVE A.

Nov. 30, FREELOVE A. DODGE, widow of Miles W. Dodge. Relatives and friends invited to services, Thurs. 2 p.m. 1417 Ritner st. Int. private, West Laurel Hill Cem.. Friends may call Wed. eve.

DODWORTH, SARAH

Dec. 3, SARAH DODWORTH, widow of Charles R. Dodworth. Services Sat., 2 p.m. 633 N. 22d st. Int. private.

DOEHLER, WILLIAM C.

Suddenly, Dec. 3, WILLIAM C. DOEHLER, aged 85. Relatives and friends, St. Alphonsus's Ben. Association, invited to funeral. Sat., 8:30 a.m. 2105 N. 5th st. Requiem mass St. Bonifacius's Church 10 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Remains may be viewed Fri., after 7 p.m. Auto funeral

DONOHUE, MARY ANN

Dec. 3, MARY ANN DONOHUE, wife of Bernard Donohue. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 2 p.m. 2106 S. 71st st. Int. St. James Kingseasing Cem. Friends may call Fri., after 7 p.m. Auto funeral

DUNN, MAE R.

Dec. 2, MAE R. DUNN, wife of A. Jefferson Dunn and daughter of Margaret A. and late A.G. Bigham. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8 a.m., 1620 S. 56th st. Solemn requiem mass Church of the Blessed Sacrament 9 a.m. Int. St. Denis Cem. Auto funeral.

GANLY, JOSEPH BOYD

Suddenly, Dec. 3, JOSEPH BOYD GANLY, son of Harry and Marie G. Ganly (nee Cooney), aged 3. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 2 p.m. parents residence 866 N. 27th st. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto funeral.

GARRETT, CHARLES A.

Dec. 2, CHARLES A. GARRETT, husband of late Anna M. Garrett. Funeral Sat., 8 a.m. residence of son, 4603 Fairmount ave. Mass Our Mother of Sorrows' Church 9 a.m. Int Holy Cross Cem. Relatives and friends invited. Auto service

GRAHAM, NANCY A.

Dec. 1, NANCY A GRAHAM, widow of Robert Graham. Relatives and friends, members of Sherwood and Norriw Square U.P. Churches, invited to services Fri., 2 p.m. 5839 Angora terrace, West Phila., Int. Northwood Cem. Friends may call Thurs., 8 to 10 p.m.

GRAHAM, MARY J.

Dec. 3, MARY J. GRAHAM, widow of Walter Graham. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 2 p.m. 4804 Baltimore ave. Int. West Laurel Hill Cem. Remains may be viewed Fri., 8 to 10 p.m.

HARNSCH, ELLA LOUISA

Dec. 4, ELLA LOUISA HARNISCH, daughter of late Juluis and Margaret Harnisch. Relatives and friends invited to service, Sat., 2 p.m., 912 N. 43d st. Int. private.

HEE, CLARA J.

Nov. 30, CLARA J. HEE, daughter of Louis C. and Anna F. Hee, aged 21. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Thurs., 8:30 a.m., from residence of parents, 2041 S. 66th st. High mass of requiem Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament 10 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem.

HELLINGS, MARY E.

Dec. 4, MARY E. HELLINGS, wife of James P. Hellings, aged 71. Relatives and friends, Ladies Aid Society of Neshaminy M.E. Church; Wild Rose Rebecca Lodge, I.O.O.F., and Friendship Council, No. 41, S. and D. of L., invited to funeral, Sun. 2:30 p.m., late residence, Middletown Cross Roads, Bucks county, Pa., Int. Beechwood Cem., Hulmeville, Pa.

HOOD, MAUDE

Dec. 3, Mrs. MAUDE HOOD. Relatives and friends invited to service, Sat. 2 p.m. 313 N. 34th st. Int. private

IRWIN, JOHN F.

Dec. 3, JOHN F. IRWIN, husband of Mary E.J. 9nee Haney) and son of Margaret and lare John F. Irwin. Relatives and friends invited to funeral services, Sat., 1 p.m. Int. private. Friends may call Fri., 7 to 9 p.m. 2227 N. 5th st.

KEARNEY, MARY E.

Dec. 2, MARY E. KEARNEY. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8:30 a.m., 2410 Lombard st. Solemn high mass of requiem St. Patrick's Church, 10 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto funeral.

KERIGAN, JOHN J.

Dec. 3, JOHN J. KERIGAN, Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 2:30 p.m., 522 Lancaster ave., Haverford, Pa.. Int. private.

KILLORAN, ANNA H.

Dec. 4, ANNA H. KILLORAN, daughter of Michael and Delia Killoran (nee Irwin). Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Tues., 8:30 a.m. from parents' residence, 753 N. 38th st. Solemn high mass of requiem 10 a.m. St. Agatha's Church, 38th and Spring Garden. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto funeral.

KING, MARY

Dec., MARY KING, widow of Lawrence King and foster mother of Rt. Rev. Monsignor James P. Turner, D.D. Relatives and friends invited to funeral. Fri., 8:30 a.m. 1527 N. 19th st. Solemn requiem mass Church of Gesu 10 a.m. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem.

KREEGER, THEODORE E.

Dec. 3, THEODORE E. KREEGER, son of Alber J. and late Margaret C. Kreeger. Relatives and friends invited to funeral services Sat. 1 p.m. residence of parents, 158 Montgomery ave., Cynwyd, Pa. Int. private, Montgomery Cem., Norristown, Pa..

KUGEL, FREDERICK

Dec. 1, FREDERICK, husband of late Joanna (nee Schmidt), aged 77, Relatives and friends, members of Lutheran Church of Our Savior and Tioga Yearly Benf. Asso., invited to funeral services, Fri., 2 p.m. 1914 E. Cambria st. Int private Oakland Cem. Remains may be viewed Thurs., after 7 p.m.

KUNKEL, MARY CARVALLO CAUSTIN

Dec. 4, MARY CARVALLO CAUSTIN KUNKEL, of 6120 Pine st., Phila., widow of John Kunkel of Catoctin, Furnace, Md., and daughter of lare James H. Caustin of Washington D.C.. Due notice of funeral will be given. Baltimore and Washington D.C. papers copy.

LEE, THOMEA

Dec. 3, THOMAS LEE, husband of Mary J. Lee, aged 70. Relatives and friends invited to services Sat., 2 p.m. 5330 Yocum st. Int. Mt. Moriah Cem. Friends may view remains Fri. eve..

MATTHEWS, EMILY FLORENCE

Dec. 2, EMILY FLORENCE MATTHEWS, wife of Alfred W. Matthews. Relatives and friends invited to funeral services, Sat., 2 p.m. 3642 N. Percy st. Int. North Cedar Hill Cem. Friends may call Fri., after 7 p.m.

MCKEEVER, HARRY

Nov. 27, HARRY MCKEEVER, husband of Sarah McKeever (nee Sherman) and son of Margaret and late Harry McKeever, and grandson of Dr. Walter and Anna Campbell. Relatives and friends invited to services. Sun., 2:30 p.m. 5814 Warrington ave. Int. Fernwood Cem

MCCLEARY, GEORGE B.

Dec. 1, GEORGE B. MCCLEARY, husband of Clara McCleary (nee Rosenblatt), aged 35. Relatives and friends, Girard College alumni, Frankford Ave. Business Men, invited to funeral. Fri., 1 p.m. 2001 Birch st. Int. Forest Hill Cem.. Remains may be viewed Thurs., after 7 p.m.

MELLOR, MAYBERRY BROOKS

Suddenly, Nov. 29, MAYBERRY BROOKS MELLOR, son of Emma and the late William Mellor. Internment, Providence, R.I..

MILLER, ETHEL MAY

Dec. 2, ETHEL MAY MILLER (NEE Baker), wife of Carl. C. Miller. Residence 2634 S. Bonaffon terrace. Due notice of funeral will be given.

NOLTE, MAE

Dec. 2, MAE NOLTE, wife of H.R. and daughter of the late John and Margaret Shults. Relatives and friends 3d Ward Republican Club, invited to funeral, Sat., 2 p.m., residence of husband N.E. cor. 13th and Christian sts. Int. Chelten Hills Cem. Remains may be viewed Fri. after 7 p.m..

POTE, LEROY

Suddenly Dec. 2, LEROY POTE, son of Harry B. and Catherine S. Pote (nee Rice), aged 16. Relatives and friends, Harmony Lodge No. 52, F. and A.M., Columbia Chapter No. 91, Members Siloam M.E. Church and Sunday School, invited to funeral services Sat., 2 p.m. 5516 Marshall st. Int. private North cedar Hill Cem. Friends may call Fri. eve..

POTTS, WILLIAM NEWLIN

Dec. 4, WILLIAM NEWLIN POTTS, son of late Isaac and Hannah A. Potts.

RAYMOND, CLEMENTINE

Suddenly, Dec. 3, CLEMENTINE RAYMOND, wife of John Raymond and daughter of late Edward A. and Priscilla Culberton Relatives and friends, all organizations of which she was a member, invited to funeral, Fri. 2 p.m. 2136 Wood st. Int. Mt. Moriah Cem

REGAN, MARGARET

Dec. 2, MARGARET REGAN, widow of Michael Regan. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 8:30 a.m. residence of daughter, Mrs. Thomas A. McDowell, 3257 Locust st., West Philadelphia. High mass of requiem, St. James's Church 10 a.m. Int. Cathedral Cem..

SCHENK, HERMAN

At the Masonic Home. Dec. 3. HERMAN SCHENK. Relatives and friends, Gothic Lodge No. 510, F. and A. M., invited to funeral, Fri., 2 p.m., from the Home, 3336 N. Broad st..

SCOTT, MARY E.

Dec. 3, MARY E. SCOTT, wife of T. Semour Scott, 17 Bala ave., Bala, Pa.. Relatives and friends invited to services Sat., 2 p.m., Dorcas Room, First Baptist Church, 17th and Sansom sts. Int. private.

SHANNON, FRANKLIN V.

At 5617 Pine st. Dec. 1, FRANKLIN V., husband of Cecilia Frances Shannon. Relatives and friends invited to service, Fri., 2 p.m. 5617 Pine st. Int. private. Friends may view remains, Thurs. eve..

SHELMIRE, SAMUEL A.

Dec. 1, SAMUEL A SHELMIRE. Relatives and friends, Fraternal Order of Owls, invited to services, Fri., 2:30 p.m., 16 N. Lindenwood st.. Int, private. Friends may call Thrus. Eve..

SLOAN, ISABEL

Suddenly, Dec. 2, ISABEL SLOAN, daughter of Fannie and late Harry S. Leisenring. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 11 a.m. 1909 S. Broad. Int. private.

SMITH, ARTHUR E.

Dec. 3, ARTHUR E. SMITH, son of Charles M. and Mary E. Smith, aged 14. Residence 6209 Hazel ave. Due notice of the funeral will be given.

SPAETH, DR. LOUIS

Dec. 2, at Abington Hospital, DR. LOUIS A. SPAETH, so of late Augustus F. and Louisa Spaeth. Relatives and friends, Charles M. Swain Lodge No. 654, F. and A. M. invited to funeral services. Fri. 6 p.m. brother's residence, Wallace B. Spaeth, 100 Woodland ave., Wyncote, Pa. Int, Newark N.J. Take train to Jenkintown station.

STOCUM, JAMES DOER

Dec. 3, JAMES DOER STOCUM, husband of Ida K. Stockum, aged 70. Relatives and friends, members of Reserve Council No. 253, O. of I.A., invited to services, Sat., 11 a.m. 214 S. Cecil st. Int. Wilmington and Brandywine Cem., Wilmington, Del., Friends may call Fri. eve..

STORCH, FREDERICK W.

Dec. 4, FREDERICK W. STORCH, husband of Sallie M. Storch (nee Burke), aged 46. Relatives and friends, members of William B. Schneider Lodge No. 419; Jerusalem Chapter, No. 3; Corinthian Commandery, No. 53, K.T.; Lu Lu A.A.O.N.M.S.; Korean Grotto, M.O.V.P. of E.R., Passyunk Assembly, Artisians No. 56; Trinity Men's Ass'n, Sons of Veterans, Canp No. 4, and all other societies of which he was a memner, intited to funerl 1712 Wolf st., Sun., 2 p.m. Services Trinity Lutheran Church. 17th and Wolf sts. Int. Trinity Lutheran Cem.

TESCHE, HESTER B.

Dec 3. 1919, HESTER B. TESCHE, wife of Charles Tesche and daughter of Cecelia and late Selby Ewell, aged 33 years Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Mon., 1 p.m. from late residence 236 Mountain st. Services in St. John the Evangelist Church, 2 p.m. Int. Fernwood Cemetery. Friends may call Sun. eve..

TOHL, ANNA L.

Dec. 2, ANNA L. TOHL (nee Ries) wife of Edward Tohl. Relatives and friends invited to funeral, Sat., 7:30 a.m. rear 2437 E. Arizona st. High mass St. Bonifacius's Church 9 a.m.. Int. Most Holy Redeemer Cem..

VANDOM, NORMAN L

The friends of NORMAN L. VANDOM, a member of Washington Lodge, No. 59, F. and A.M., of Philadelphia who was killed in an automobile accident last winter between Philadelphia and Wilmington, are invited to participate in the ceremony attending the removal of his body from the receiving vault in Wilmington to a mausoleum at Laurel, Del. The body will be taken down from Wilmington on train leaving Philadelphia, Broad St,. Station, at 10:01 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 7.


    The light of his young life went down,
    As sinks behind a bill
    The glory of a setting star-
    Calm, suddenly and still.

        MOTHER

Source: Public Ledger, December 5, 1919


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