|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1858|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1939|
Connellsville, PA: The Daily Courier, issue of Monday, 6 February 1939, p. 6, col. 3
MRS. MARY B. BLAIR
Mrs. Mary Blough Blair, 80 years old, widow of Alvin H. Blair, died at 4:40 o'clock Saturday afternoon at her home, 1309 West Crawford avenue, West Side. She had been in poor health for four months and had been bedfast for the past five weeks.
Mrs. Blair was born in Snydertown, November 29, 1858, and had resided in this vicinity all her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Edgar A. Blair, at home, George W. Blair of South Connellsville and John T. Blair of Long Beach, Cal. She also leaves a step-son, Harry A. Blair of Dormont, Pittsburgh; three grandchildren whom she had raised, Edgar A. Blair, Jr., at home, Mrs. Mary Brown and G. William Blair, both of Connellsville. In addition to these there are 20 other grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She also is survived by five sisters: Mrs. Mattie Herbert of Cambridge, Mass.; Mrs. Rose Morrison of McKeesport, Miss Lilah Blough of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Lilly Morse of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Ida Pickett, who has been making her home with Mrs. Blair. There is one brother, William Blough of Dover, Ohio.
The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home in West Crawford avenue with Rev. J.S. Brownlee, former pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Hill Grove Cemetery.
Alvin Henry Blair (1852 - 1921)
Hill Grove Cemetery
Created by: Michael S. Caldwell
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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