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John Alva Brakeall
Birth: Aug. 6, 1883
Death: Apr. 9, 1957


JOHN ALVA BRAKEALL OBITUARY
McKeesport Daily News, 9 APR 1957

"John (Alva) Brakeall, 73 of 205 First Street, Dravosburg, died early today in McKeesport Hospital after a long illness. He was born Aug. 6, 1883 in Knox County, O. and had resided in Dravosburg for most of his life. He was a retired carpenter. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rose P. Brakeall; two daughters, Mrs. Genevieve Owston of North Versailles Twp., and Mrs. Louise Opperman of McKeesport; two sons, James and Walter Brakeall, both of White Oak; a sister Mrs. William Hasson of White Oak; seven grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Finney Funeral Home in Dravosburg beginning at 7 p.m. today. The Rev. Harlan A. Shively will conduct services there at 2 p.m., Thursday and interment in the Fairview Cemetery will follow."

He died on his son John's birthday.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Milton Brakeall (1859 - 1927)
  Ida Samantha Staley Brakeall (1864 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosina (Rose) Pauline Schad Brakeall (1885 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Walter Milton Brakeall (1907 - 1980)*
  James Alva Brakeall (1910 - 1994)*
  Louise Elizabeth Brakeall Opperman (1913 - 1996)*
  John Milford Brakeall (1916 - 1919)*
  Genevieve Beryl Brakeall Akerberg (1918 - 2016)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ross Milton Covalt (1882 - 1955)**
  John Alva Brakeall (1883 - 1957)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
McKeesport
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Dr. James M. Owston
Record added: Oct 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30971282
John Alva Brakeall
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- Deborah Barber
 Added: Mar. 14, 2016
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014

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