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MATHER-SOULE, MARY FRANCES (13 Jul 1908 - 22 Sep 2001)
The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, KS, Sep 26, 2001
Mary Soule - ARKANSAS CITY // Mary Frances Soule, 93, Arkansas City, formerly of Emporia, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Arkansas City. Mrs. Soule was a homemaker. She also had worked as the housemother for Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority at Emporia State University for five years. She was born July 13, 1908, at Topeka, the daughter of George Thomas and Hattie Henson Mather. Mrs. Soule was a member of the Flint Hills Christian Church, Miriam Chapter No. 14 of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Ball-McColm American Legion Post No. 5 Auxiliary, all of Emporia. She married Freeman Roy Soule on July 31, 1926, at Kansas City, Mo. He died Jan. 12, 1978, at Emporia. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy E. Melander, on July 24, 1988. Survivors include a son, Roy L. Soule, Arkansas City; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Patio Garden at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia. Graveside services also will be conducted by Miriam Chapter No. 14 of the Order of the Eastern Star. The family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice Care of Kansas, 800 North Main, Winfield, or the Central Christian Church, Arkansas City, which may be sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, 605 State, P.O. Box 175, Emporia, 66801.

MCCARTY, GLENN ELWOOD (26 Jun 1905 - 21 May 1999)
Greenville Online, Greenville, SC, May 22, 1999,
Glenn McCarty // Greer // Glenn Elwood McCarty, 93, widower of Helen Cox Drace McCarty, died Friday, May 21, 1999, at National Health Care. A native of Muncey, Pa., he was a son of the late Howard Elwood and Jennie Bitler McCarty. Retired: Starr Mills. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, the Kiwanis Club and a Shriner. Graveside service: 11 a.m. today at Mountain View Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. John Rush. - The Wood Mortuary.

MCCARTY, RUSSELL F JR. (6 Jan 1908 - 4 Oct 2002)
Williamsport Online, Oct 6, 2002
Russell F. McCarty // Russell F. McCarty, 94 of 68 Fairfield Church Road, Montoursville, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002 at Valley View Nursing Center. His wife Francis P. McCarty died in 1993. Born Jan. 6, 1908 in Muncy, Pa., a son of Howard E. and Jennie E. Bitler McCarty. Russell was a WWII Army Veteran, where he served as a Staff Sergeant. He retired in 1972 from Staiman Brothers and was a life member of American Legion Post 104 in Montoursville. Russell is survived by three grandsons and was predeceased by a son, Edward L. McCarty. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the Kaufman Funeral Home, 2102 Northway Road, Williamsport, with the Rev. Donald E. York of Fairfield United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. If desired memorial contributions may be made in his name to Providence Health System Foundation, Susquehanna Regional Home Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa., 17701.

Berks-Mont Newspaper, January 17, 2001
LORETTA K. DAVIDHEISER - Services will be held for Loretta Keinard Davidheiser, 81, formerly of N. Washington Ave., Niantic, Conn., and Birdsboro. She died Jan. 10 in Nutmeg Pavilion Healthcare, New London, Conn., where she had been a resident for about two years. Her first husband, J. Robert Winterhalter, was killed during World War II and her second husband, Robert E. Davidheiser, died in 1984. Born in Geigertown, she was a member of St. Paulís United Church of Christ, Birdsboro. She was a member of Bird Chapter 460, Order of the Eastern Star, Birdsboro, and the Birdsboro womanís Club. She was a 1936 graduate of Birdsboro High School. // Surviving are two daughters, Suellen W. (Winterhalter) Kambeitz, Niantic, and Marianne D. (Davidheiser) McGraw, Meriden, N.H. Other survivors include a brother, Lawrence McMullen, Geigertown, and four grandchildren. Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paulís United Church of Christ. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Geigertown. The arrangements are being handled by the Dengler Funeral Home Inc., Birdsboro.

MERRIMAN-BITLER, HELEN ELIZABETH (17 Nov 1891 - 15 Jun 1953)
Brunswick Record, Brunswick, ME, Vol. 51, No 25, June 18, 1953, Pg 4
MRS. HELEN M. BITLER // Word has been received of the death of the former Helen Elizabeth Merriman of Brunswick, the widow of the Rev. Thomas Bruce Bitler of Northampton, Mass. She was born in Brunswick Nov. 17, 1891, the daughter of the late Susan Randall and Paul Sprague Merriman and was married to Mr. Bitler in June of 1916. She leaves four children, Janet J., with whom she made her home, Clayton R. of Rockland, Mrs. Mason B. Barney of Manchester Center, Vt., and Mrs. Daniel W. Connell, of Nantucket, Mass.; a sister, Mrs. Wallace M. Powers of Jackson Heights, L. I., N.Y.; and a brother, Alden D. Merriman of Brunswick. Funeral services will he held in the First Church of Christ, Congregational, on June 17 with committal services following at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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Last Update: 12/17/2007