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Blanche Smith Breese
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Birth: May 7, 1887
Jackson Township
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 18, 1980
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA


Blanche Staggers Breese, 93, Maidsville, W. Va., a former resident of Greene County, died after a long illness at 2:15 a.m. Sunday, May 18, 1980, in the Morgan Manor Nursing Home, Morgantown, W. Va.

Mrs. Breese was a daughter of Thomas H. and Charlotte Pethtel Smith and was born May 7, 1887, in Jackson Township. She resided most her life in western Greene County, moving to Maidsville 10 years ago.

She was a member of the Bristoria-Unity Presbyterian Church at Graysville.

Surviving are a daughter; Mrs. Helen Hewitt of Maidsville, two sons, Robert L. Staggers of Lakeland, Fla. and John O. Staggers of Downington; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; six stepdaughters, Ivy Crouse, Lizzie Crouse, Fannie Conklin, Pearl Conkey, Mary Johnston and Ruth Bartolovich; a stepson, James Breese, and several step-grandchildren.

Her first husband, Harry I. Staggers, died in 1944. Her second husband, Frank Breese, died in 1957.

A daughter, Margaret Keener, three brothers and two sisters are deceased.

BREESE - Friends of Blanche Staggers Breese of Maidsville, W. Va., formerly of Greene County, who died Sunday, May 18, 1908 (sic), will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Frank J. Behm Funeral Home, Waynesburg, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, by the Rev. Robert Borland. Interment in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville. 
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  Harry I. Staggers (1882 - 1944)
  James Franklin Breese (1871 - 1957)
Rosemont Cemetery
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: William Porter
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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