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Catharine Schmeck Foos
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1838
Death: Aug. 7, 1894

Mrs. Catherine Foos, aged 55 years, 8 months and 18 days, died of a cancerous affection of the abdomen, at 8:30 p.m. at her residence. Deceased was ill for 12 years, and the case baffled the skill of emminent physicians hera and in Phila. She was pronounced incurable, and a speedy death was expected. She bore up, however with Christian patience and uncomplaining fortitude during all these years, in spite of intense suffering and added complications. All physicians declared it a marvelous case and that it was a wonder how she could live. She was the wife of School Controller Foos, and a daughter of Benj., Schmeck, of Blandon, and Mrs. F.S. Bernhart, of this city. Four children survive as follows: Charles S. Foos, of the Boys High School; James L. Foos, of the Eagle composing room; Mrs. Amos H.Mellinger, and Miss Katie M. Foos, of this city. Deceased was a member of the Reformed congregation of Alsace Church. She had a large circle offriends, and was a charitable and exemplary women.

(Reading Eagle-8/8/1894) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Schmeck (1811 - 1871)
  Anna Maria Kissinger Schmeck (1815 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  George Foos (1838 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  James I. Foos (1868 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Washington Schmeck (1836 - 1907)*
  Catharine Schmeck Foos (1838 - 1894)
  Isabella Schmeck Bernhart (1840 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alsace Lutheran Church Cemetery
Reading
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Tricker
Originally Created by: pat callahan (inactive)
Record added: Apr 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36140047
Catharine <i>Schmeck</i> Foos
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Catharine <i>Schmeck</i> Foos
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Catharine <i>Schmeck</i> Foos
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 Added: Sep. 5, 2012
 
 
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