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May E. Freund
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1888
Arnold
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1905, USA

Dateline: Parnassus, PA
Headlines:
TWO GIRL SKATERS PERISH
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Ice Broke and Efforts to Rescue
Them Were in Vain
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Boy Companions Made heroic Fight and
Succeeded in Getting One Girl
Ashore, but She Was Dead
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MAY FREUND and Cecila Koeffler, each aged about 18 years, were drowned while skating on Puckety Creek, near this place, today. Their companions, Edward Southworth and William Coughey, were rescued in an exhausted condition, but both will recover.
The young people came from Arnold, their home, today for a skate, but after getting on the ice, they decided it was not strong enough and started to return to shore. One of the boys fell and Miss Freund stumbled over him. The strain on the ice was too much and when whole party went into the water. Miss Freund was carried under the ice and her body was not recovered until four hours later.
Southworth and Coughey, with the aid of people on shore who threw planks to them, did everything in their power to save Miss Koeffler and succeeded in getting her through fifteen feet of ice, which broke at almost every move, but when they young woman was finally carried to shore it was discovered that she was dead.
Both girls were highly connected in Arnold and the whole party were high school pupils in that place. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Joseph Freund (1854 - 1896)
  Anna Mary Loeffler Freund (1859 - 1942)
 
 Siblings:
  Marcella Freund Benz (1882 - 1919)*
  Alice T. Freund Richards (1884 - 1949)*
  May E. Freund (1888 - 1905)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint John Vianney Cemetery
Carrick
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Saint Georges
 
Created by: Cris Land Fischer
Record added: Aug 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75578424
May E. Freund
Added by: Cris Land Fischer
 
May E. Freund
Added by: Cris Land Fischer
 
 
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