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Richard A Wambold

Death 30 Dec 1898
Green Ridge, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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   Richard A. Wambold of Scranton, a former resident of this place, died of heart disease at 11:45 last night. He was chatting with his mother and sister until after 11:30 when he retired after pleasantly bidding them good night. Five minutes later his mother heard an unusual noise in his room and going in found him prostrate on the floor in the throes of death. He died before Dr. Berlinghoff reached his side. The deceased was clerk in the sales department of the Delaware & Hudson Canal company. he was president of the Green Ridge Wheelmen, and one of the most popular and highly esteemed young men of Green Ridge. His age was 22 years. He was a son of the late P. V. Wambold.
(Wilkes-Barre Times, 31 Dec 1898)

   The funeral of the late Richard A. Wambold took place from the residence of his mother, Mrs. C. A. Wambold, at Scranton, Tuesday at noon. The services at the residence was conducted by the Rev. I. J. Lansing, D. D., and was largely attended. The members of the Green Ridge Wheelmen, of which organization Mr. Wambold was president, attended in a body.
   The handsome casket was covered with beautiful flowers sent by friends and relatives. Among the large floral pieces was an immense spray of pink roses from Mr. Wambolds's fellow workers in the sales department of the Delaware and Hudson railroad, and the emblem of the Green Ridge Wheelmen, a bicycle wheel, with a keystone in the centre, made entirely of orange and white roses, the club colors, sent by that organization.
   The remains were brought to Forty Fort, via the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western 1:53 p. m. train, accompanied by a special car well filled with friends and relatives of the deceased. Interment was made in the family plot in Forty Fort cemetery. The services at the grave were conducted by the Rev. H. H. Weller, of Forty Fort.
   The pallbearers were I. L. Rowinson, B. F. Keller, Andrew M. Fine, Oscar W. Rayne, C. M. Florey and Howard Davis, of this city, and Ralph Shaver, of Kingston.
(Wilkes-Barre Times, 7 Jan 1899)

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