Abraham Burton Egolf

Abraham Burton Egolf

Birth
Schellsburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Jun 1949 (aged 81)
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 70941620 · View Source
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OBITUARY BELOW PROVIDED BY contributor Deborah VanDeveer

Huntingdon Daily News
page 11, June 4, 1949

Edwin Burton Egolf of 341 South Julian Street, Bedford, prominent retired lumberman and business man, died Thursday evening, June 9, 1949 at 7:45 oclock at his home after an illness of one day.

Born Aug. 11, 1869, at Schellsburg, he was a son of William and Amanda (Black) Egolf.

His wife, Lyda Carter Egolf, died April 24, 1948. He is survived by one niece, Miss Anna Marberg Egolf of Elyria, O.

Mr. Egolf was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Bedford, Lodge 320, F. and A. M., and a charter member of the I.O.O.F. of Schellsburg, Bedford Rotary Club and Bedford Chamber of Commerce.

He served as president of the First National Bank for a number of years.

Donated Egolf Park to the community and took an active park for many years in all civic activities. Recently Mr. Egolf made a gift of $5,000 to the Bedford Cemetery Association and his wife, at her death, willed a sum of money to provide flowers for their graves on special days of the year.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 oclock at the home in charge of the Rev. Thomas Garner.

Interment in the Bedford cemetery. Friends will be received at the home


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  • Created by: Amanda Smith
  • Added: 6 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 70941620
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Burton Egolf (11 Aug 1867–9 Jun 1949), Find a Grave Memorial no. 70941620, citing Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Amanda Smith (contributor 47209103) .