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Wilbert Austin Nead
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1903
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1993
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

(Added by Keith Knipe)

Thursday, 9/23/1993, p. B3

Retired PRR Worker


Wilbert A. Nead, 90, formerly of Williamsburg, died at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1993, at Valley View Home, following an extended illness. Mr. Nead retired as a blacksmith's helper from the Pennsylvania Railroad, South Altoona, in 1903, after 25 years' service.

He was born Aug. 27, 1903, in Altoona, the son of Wilbert G. and Mary Ellen (Sanky) Nead. He married Jessie Marie Stevens on Oct. 28, 1922, in Hollidaysburg. She died Aug. 7, 1957.

Surviving are six children: Betty M. Isenberg, Beverly M. Beach, George W. and Darlene L. Fonner of Roaring Spring, Wilbert E. of Manchester, Conn., and Robert J. of Altoona; 24 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Nead was a member of Williamsburg Apostolic Church and a former member and deacon of Williamsburg Church of God.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bolger-Friedline Funeral Home, Williamsburg.

NEAD Services for Wilbert A. Nead, formerly of Williamsburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bolger-Friedline Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. Private interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Williamsburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Preceded in death by infant children: Harvey A. and Ella Mae Nead.
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  Jessie Marie Stevens Nead (1903 - 1957)
  Lilian May Nead (1926 - 1926)*
  Harvey Austin Nead (1929 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Presbyterian Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Keith Knipe
Record added: Jul 02, 2012
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