Jan. 18, 1889 Rockhill Furnace Huntingdon County Pennsylvania, USA
Nov. 2, 1973 Mount Union Huntingdon County Pennsylvania, USA
Daughter of Michael SHEARER and Rosella WATERS. Wife of J. Donald APPLEBY.
Obituary: Pearl V. Appleby, 84, of 204 West Market Street, Mount Union, passed away at 1:07 p.m. Friday, November 2, 1973 at the Lewiston Hospital, where she had been a patient for one day. A native of Rockhill Furnace, she was born January 18, 1889 to Samuel and Catherine (Waters) Shearer. On January 15, 1916, she was married to J. Donald Appleby of Mount Union by the Rev. C.W. Todd in the Mount Union Presbyterian Church. Her husband died in 1964. There is one son, James Donald of Ukiah, Cal. and one granddaughter, Josephine Welding of Las Vegas, Nev., as well as one great granddaughter. Two sisters and one brother preceded her in death. Mrs. Appleby was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Mount Union, where she had served as an elder. She had formerly sung in the church choir and was an officer and a long time member of the Church Missionary Society and the Women's Association of the church. She was greatly interested in and served for a number of years on the board of the Presbyterian Home in Philipsburg. Mrs. Appleby also belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star Lodge 620 in Mount Union. A graduate of Juniata College, she was a bookkeeper at the Mount Union Tannery and later worked at the First National Bank of Orbisonia. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, at the Heath funeral home in Mount Union. The Rev. John P. Martin, superintendent of the Philipsburg Presbyterian Home, and the Rev. Robert W. Holmes of the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Union will preside. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the hour of services on Tuesday. Huntingdon Daily News 5 November 1973