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 Richard B. Lear

Richard B. Lear

Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Feb 1927 (aged 17)
Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 138131653 · View Source
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of Health
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Certificate of Death
Place of Death: Indiana Borough, Indiana County
Personal and Statistical Particulars:
Sex: Male
Color: White
Marital Status: Single
Date of Birth: Dec. 28, 1909
Age: 17y 1m 9d
Birthplace: Blairsville, Pa.
Occupation: Student
Name of Father: John Lear
Birthplace of Father: Pa.
Maiden Name of Mother: Mary E. Baker
Birthplace of Mother: Neb.
Informant: John Lear, Blairsville, Pa.
Medical Certificate of Death:
Date of Death: Feb. 7, 1927, 5 p.m.
Cause of Death: Abscess of Brain
Contributory: Chronic Mastoiditis
Signature: F.B. Sheveron* & A.W. Clark, M.D., Feb. 7, 1927, Indiana, Pa.
Burial: Blairsville, Pa., Feb. 10, 1927
Undertaker: J. Freeman Ferguson, Blairsville, Pa.

Indiana, PA: Indiana Evening Gazette, issue of Tuesday, 8 February 1927, p. 1, col. 1


Richard B. Lear, 17, of Blairsville Had Been Ill Only Short Time

BLAIRSVILLE, Feb. 8.--Richard B. Lear, aged 17 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Lear, of East Brown street, a student in the Blairsville High School, died in an Indiana private hospital early yesterday evening, following a short illness.

The deceased is survived by his parents; one brother and two sisters. The young man was a member of the Junior Class of Blairsville High School, and the First Presbyterian Church of Blairsville.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at two thirty o'clock at the family residence, 108 East Brown street, in charge of Rev. J. Norman Hunter, minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Blairsville. Interment will follow in the Blairsville Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Michael S. Caldwell
  • Added: 1 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138131653
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard B. Lear (28 Dec 1909–7 Feb 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138131653, citing Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Michael S. Caldwell (contributor 47174042) .