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 James Rickard

James Rickard

Birth
Cornwall, England
Death 31 Dec 1941 (aged 81)
Ashley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 101364174 · View Source
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        James Rickard Ashley, Dies
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Served 45 Years as Employe of Jersey Central Railroad
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    James Rickard, 81, prominent resident of Ashley for more than 50 years and a retired employe of the Jersey Central Railroad, died last night at 5:30 at the residence of Mrs. Susan Hammill 16 West Hartford Street, Ashley, following a several weeks illness of complications. Mr, Rickard was active in railroad and fraternal circles for many years and had a legion of friends throughout the valley. parents when but six years of age locating first in Hanover Township and later in Ashley where he had resided for more than a half century. He was employed first as a brakeman and later as a fireman on the Ashley Planes of the Jersey Central Railroad for more than 45 years retiring about 13 years ago.
    He was a member of Prince of Peace Commandry of the Knights of Malta and of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and Conductors. He attended the Progressive Spiritual Church on South Main Street, city and served as its treasurer for a number of years.
    Surviving are these brothers, William Henry Rickard. of Register, a former chief of police of the Ashley Borough; John and Thomas Rickard of Ashley, and a sister, Mrs. Frank Heizer of Wimber, Pa.
    Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 from the residence of Mrs. Hammill, 16 West Hartford Street, Ashley. Rev. Robert D. Coward, pastor of Ashley Centenary Methodist Church, will officiate, and interment will he in Maple Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Homer E Graham.
(Wilkes-Barre Record, 1 Jan 1942)


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  • Created by: Steve225
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101364174
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Rickard (29 May 1860–31 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101364174, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Steve225 (contributor 47927528) .