James Edward Wishart, I

James Edward Wishart, I

Sharpsville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Nov 1950 (aged 55)
Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lordstown, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
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James Edward Wishart 1

Services for James Edward Wishart Sr., 55, Eighth SW, MC 40 will was held at the Gillen Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Walter P. Schmidt officiating.

Wishart was stricken and died of a heart attack in a field near Greenville, Pa., while hunting.
He had disappeared while on a hunting trip in the Greenville area Tuesday night.

His body was found by Joseph and John Anderson of Greenville, Pa.

Over 300 searchers had been scouring the swampy wooded area since Wednesday looking for the missing hunter. The Andersons had gone to their farm on Saturday morning to chop wood.

Wishart was born in Sharpsville, Pa., on May 18, 1895, a son of William and Emma Brest Wishart.

He was employed as a maintenance man at the Trumbull Manufacturing Co.
Wishart was a member of the Old Erie Masonic Lodge. He moved to Warren in 1929 from Detroit.

Surviving are his wife, Florence E. Hogue Wishart, whom he married July 10, 1918; three sons, Charles and Robert, both Tribune circulation department employees, of Leavittsburg, and James E. Jr. of Cortland, two brothers, Lawrence of Detroit and Carl of Warren, two sisters, Mrs. Thomas (Edna) Johnson of Eustis, Fla., Mrs. Bessie McWilliams of Mercer, Pa., and six grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight. Interment will be in Pine Knoll Cemetery.

Masonic servicers will be conducted by Old Erie Masonic Lodge at 7 tonight at the funeral home.

**Additional information: He lost his left eye at the age of 18. Also he lost his ring & pinkie fingers on left hand in car accident. He also tried to get in the Arm services and was denied.



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