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Amelia Farren

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Amelia Farren

Posted: 2 Apr 2009 6:29PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Farren Burkey
I was looking for Amelia Farren 1871-1912 born to James
William and Mary Ann (Myers)Farren Cambria Co, PA. and got her mixed up with another Amelia Farren I have since got them ironed out.
my:
Amelia Farren 1871-1912
M; 1891 to Daniel Fleck
and had 8 children

the other Amelia Farren 1890-1958 M; 1911 to Charles Burkey and had 5 childre her obit published in the Tribune-Democrat

Burkey---Mrs. Amelia Tresa, 68, 509 B Court, South Fork, died unexpectedly at 10 a.m. May 1, 1958 at home. Born Mar. 26, 1890, in Lilly, daughter of Francis and Amanda (Beck) Farren, Preceded in death by husband, Charles L; also daughter, brother and sister. Survived by these children; James, South Fork RD 1, Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly, Millerstown; Mrs. Grace Allsopp, Portage RD 1 and Donald, Portage RD 2; 15 grandchildren. Sister of Patrick, South Fork; Chester, Turtle Creek; Mrs. Marie Crummell, Bryan, Ohio; Mrs. Martha Bryan, Accokeek, MD; Mrs. Geraldine Shaffer, Portage RD 1; Michael, Springdale, Pa and Leo, Pittsburgh. Member of South Fork EUB Church. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday in George Funeral Home, Runeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday in EUB Church, Rev. F. T. Barner, Burial, South Fork Cemetery.

also article on death of Charles Burkey from Daily Tribune, Monday Jan. 4, 1943

CHARLES BURKEY, SOUTH FORK, DIES
Heart Attack Fatal to Well-Known Resident; Funeral Wednesday

SOUTH FORK--Charles Logan Burkey 56, of 509 B Court dropped dead of a heart attack last evening a short time after walking from his father's home to his own residence. Mr. Burkey apparently had been in good health prior to the time he was stricken. A son of David and Jennie (Hildebrand) Burkey, he was born on May 25, 1886. Mr Burkey had been employed by the Haws Refractories Company of Johnstown.
In addition to his parents, he leaves his widow and four children--James Burkey, South Fork, RD; Betty Burkey, Washington, DC; Grace, wife of Lester Allsopp, Portage, RD and Donald Burkey, Johnstown.
Mr. Burkey was a brother of Mrs. Richard Fleck, South Fork; Harry Burkey, East McKeesport; Earl Burkey, Carnegie; T. Roy Burkey. serving with the armed forces in England; William Burkey, South Fork; and James A. Burkey, Johnstown,
Five grandchildren also survive.
Mr. Burkey will be removed to the South Fork Evangelical Church at 12:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Services will be conducted at 2 o'clock by Rev. Gleason K. Hetrick. Interment will be in the South Fork Cemetery under the direction of the George Funeral Home of South Fork.

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