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Catherine Dickson Sheaff

Death 16 Mar 1940 (aged 62)
Burial Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 131651967 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Dickson Sheaff, widow of the late Harvey Sheaff, formerly of Canonsburg, were to be held this afternoon in the Beinhauer Mortuary, 2630 West Liberty avenue, Pittsburg, with burial to follow in the Oak Spring cemetery here.

Mrs. Sheaff died suddenly at her home in Mt. Lebanon early Saturday morning. Following her husband's death in 1929, she took over his downtown florist business and became the first woman member in the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce. She was well-known in Canonsburg, having spoken on several occasions to the Woman's club and other groups here. She was president of the Mrs. E.A. Williams, Inc., in the Gulf Building.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. lena Townsend, who made her home with her, and a sister, Mrs. Florence Barker, living in Oregon. She was the sister-in-law of William and Henry Sheaff, of Canonsburg.

The Daily Notes (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania) 3/18/1940




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 131651967
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Dickson Sheaff (7 Jul 1877–16 Mar 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131651967, citing Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kelley Bean (contributor 47323470) .