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Edward Pius Breighner
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Birth: May 1, 1883
Conewago Township
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1957
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA


Edward P. Brighner,74, who had been residing with his son and daughter in lawm Mr. and Mrs. Wlwood Breighner, Littlestown, died at 9:30 o'clock Sunday evening at the Warner Hospital where he had been a patient for the last 16 days.
Mr. Breighner was a son of the late Isadore and Mandella (Miller) Breighner. A former blacksmith, cigarmaker and carpenter, he worked last for the Littlestown Hardware and Foundry at Llittlestown.
His wife the formerMary Collins died in October. 1949.
Surviving are nine children; Herman L., Hollywood, Fla.; Glenn A., Littlestown; Mrs. Markwood Frock, Hanover; Stanley G., Gettysburg; Mrs. David Martin, Hanover; Fred N., Gettysburg; Mrs. Charles Sentz, Littlestown; Mrs. Ralph Bowers Jr., Hanover and Elwood G. Breighner, Littlestown. There are 17 grandchildren.
Two brothers and a sister also survive. They are Albert G., Littlestown; Peter H., Hanover and Mrs. Carrie Meckley, Hanover.
Funeral services Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the J.W. Little and Sons Funeral Home, Littlestown, with the Rev. Dr. J.M. Myers, Gettysburg, officiating. Interment in Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery at Two Taverns.

Obit in the Gettysburg Times, Monday, Aug. 12, 1957.

married 22 Dec 1904 in Mount Joy, Adams, Pennsylvania

10 children; 6 sons and 4 daughters 
Family links: 
  Isadore Breighner (1840 - 1896)
  Amanda Martha Mandilla Miller Breighner (1843 - 1929)
  Mary N. Collins Breighner (1887 - 1949)
  Melvin Leroy Breighner (1905 - 1953)*
  John Isadore Breighner (1909 - 1910)*
  Frederick Nevin Breighner (1917 - 1970)*
  Clark Edward Breighner (1918 - 1918)*
  Betty Jane Breighner Bowers (1924 - 1995)*
  William Henry Breighner (1863 - 1948)*
  Emma J Breighner Gross (1869 - 1931)*
  Frank Augustus Breighner (1871 - 1937)*
  Aloysius Gregory Breighner (1872 - 1972)*
  Harry Charles Breighner (1875 - 1955)*
  George Irvin Breighner (1878 - 1945)*
  Peter Howard Breighner (1880 - 1961)*
  Edward Pius Breighner (1883 - 1957)
  Carrie Rebecca Breighner Meckley (1887 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery
Two Taverns
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: pat callahan
Record added: Jun 08, 2009
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Edward Pius Breighner
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Edward Pius Breighner
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