|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1873|
|Death: ||Jan., 1924|
s/o William Burley Meredith and Emma Matern
h/o Sara Florence Moffitt
f/o Hazel F, Gladys Louise, and William Sanford Jr.
The Tyrone (PA) Daily Herald; Monday, January 7, 1924, front page.
Headline: WILLIAM MEREDITH CALLED BY DEATH.
Headline: Apoplexy Caused His Demise At Sixteenth Street Home.
The happy family circle of Mr. and Mrs. William Meredith on West Sixteenth street was suddenly broken on Sunday just at the noon hour when the husband and father passed into the eternal world. Mr. Meredith attened prayer services at the First Presbyterian church Wednesdy evening and then met with the Evangelistic committee in an after meeting. At that time he complained of having a cold. Thursday grip developed, but his condition was not considered at all dangerous. On Sunday morning will concersing with members of his family, he suffered a stroke apoplexy and never regained consciousness, falling peacefully asleep at 12:05 o'clock.
William Sanford Meredith was a son of the late William Barley and Emma Maltern Meredith. He was born in Tyrone, March 10, 1873 and resided here all his life. On March 29, 1899 he was united in holy marriage with Miss Sarah Florence Moffitt who with the son and daughter survive to mourn; William J and Miss Gladys at home and Mrs. Harold Beringer of Logan avenue and Thriteenth street. He is also survived by two brothers, David H., St. of Tyrone and John T. of Altoona.
Mr. Meredith had been employed by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper company for a number of years. He was recognized as a faithful, efficient employe and respected by officers and fellow employees of the company. He was a man of splendid Christian character and was prepared for the gret change that occurred Sunday. He was a deacon of the First Presbyterian church and assistant superintendent of the Presbyterian chapel. He was making big prepartions for the evangelistic campaign that will begin next week in the Presbyterian church. He was a man in every sense of the word and esteemed by all who knew him well.
Mr. Meredith was also a member of Good Will Council No 42, Junior, Order United American Mechanics, Sinking Spring Lodge, No. 127, Knights of Pythias, the Modern Woodmen of the wordl and thw W.V. P. & P.Mill Rellief Association.
On Wednesday afternoon at 8 o'clock Rev. Francis Shunk Downs wil conduct the funeral services at the home on West Sixteenth street. Interment will be made in Grandview cemetery.
William Burley Meredith (1835 - 1896)
Sara Florence Moffitt Meredith (1873 - 1929)
Plot: Section 113 Lot 2162
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Record added: Oct 26, 2013
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