|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1857|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1937|
Funeral services for Noah F Henry, 80, Tarentum's oldest fireman and one of the community's most beloved residents, who was found dead in his home 320 West Seventh Avenue, shortly before noon, yesterday, are to be held in United Lutheran Church, Allegheny street, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment will take place in Prospect Cemetery.
Mr Henry was one if the organizers of the Summit Hose Company and served as its president for nearly 20 years.
Of a friendly and kindly disposition Mr. Henry made hosts of friends during his long life who joined with his family in mourning his death today.
Mr Henry had been in failing health for the past six months but it was not believed that the end was so near. He was found in he bathroom at 11:50 yesterday morning by his son, Roy C. Henry, manager of the Penn Builders and Supply Company, when he went to his home for lunch.
The son of Frederick and Lydia Henry, he was born at what is now Penn Station near Jeanette, March 30, 1857.
In 1893, Mr Henry moved to Tarentum and obtained employment at the plant of the Tarentum Paper Mills where he was continuously employed for 27 years. His next employment was at the plant of the Ford Motor Company at Glassmere where he worked for six years after which he retired.
Upon coming to Tarentum, Mr Henry immediately became active in community affairs. Realizing along with others the need for a well equipped fire department, Mr. Henry and his friends organized the Summit Hose Company which has been one of the most active fire departments in the Allegheny Valley throughout the years. Mr Henry was also a member of the Tarentum Lodge of Maccabees.
Mr Henry never lost his interest in the Summit Hose Company and members regarded him as the man who had worked throughout the years to bring the department to the high point if efficiency which it has always maintained.
Mr Henry was keenly interested in community and civic affairs throughout his life and to the very end kept closely in touch with current events.
Besides his widow, he leaves one son, Roy Henry, a former Tarentum councilman; he also leaves one sister, Mrs Anna Myers of Greensburg, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Frederick Henry (1816 - 1898)
Lydia Ann Henry (1818 - 1907)
Elizabeth Myers Henry (1853 - 1947)
Roy C. Henry (1883 - 1970)*
Susan Henry Campbell (1846 - 1914)*
Zachariah Taylor Henry (1848 - 1927)*
Mary Henry Shively (1852 - 1924)*
Ellen Clara Henry Gongaware (1853 - 1932)*
Noah F. Henry (1857 - 1937)
Anna Lydia Henry Myers (1860 - 1951)*
Plot: C 121
Maintained by: Robin Henry
Originally Created by: Rich Fedoush
Record added: Oct 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22308655