|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1851|
|Death: ||Sep. 28, 1934|
The Gettysburg Times September 28, 1934
Mrs. Eliza Malinda Deardorff, widow of the late Jacob D Deardorff, died at her home in Franklin township, near McKnightstown, at 2:15 this morning after being in ill health for several years from infirmities. She was 82 years of age.
Mrs. Deardorff was born near Mummasburg and was the youngest of a family if eight children. She was the last of the family of the late Henry and Martha Thomas Lady. She has always resided in Franklin township.
Mr. Deardorff preceded her in death October 12, 1928.
The deceased is survived by eight daughters; Mrs. C A Hershey, Gettysburg; Mrs. John C Bream, Gettysburg RD; Mrs. J Blaine Bushey, Biglerville RD; Mrs. Walter J Lott, Gettysburg RD; Mrs. V S Watson, Oakland, California; Mrs. Homer Shaw, New Kensington, Pa; Mrs. Philip Bower, Emmetsburg, and Mrs. Lolita Charles, McKnightstown; four sons, Ira L, McKnightstown RD; Ralph R, Plainfield, New Jersey; J Gilbert, Lawrenceville, New Jersey; and Clarence D, McKnightstown. Twenty-eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Deardorff was a life long member of Flohr’s Lutheran church.
Brief funeral services from her late home Monday afternoon at 1:30, with further services in Flohr’s Lutheran church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Harvey D Hoover, of the seminary faculty. Interment in Flohr’s church cemetery.
Jacob Franklin Deardorff (1848 - 1928)
Willis Owen Deardorff (1872 - 1873)*
Ira Leighton Deardorff (1874 - 1940)*
Alice Laura Deardorff Hershey (1876 - 1967)*
Sarah Ellen Deardorff Rife (1877 - 1934)*
Grace Bell Deardorff Bream (1879 - 1958)*
Belva Nora Deardorff Lott (1888 - 1976)*
Clarence David Deardorff (1890 - 1983)*
Note: Daughter of Henry and Martha Thomas Lady
Flohrs Lutheran Church Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 24, 2002
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