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Andrew Charnisky

Death 27 Dec 1926 (aged 68)
Westville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Burial Westville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 93081760 · View Source
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Danville Commercial News - Sept. 28, 1926
Westville Man is Found Dead

Coroner Dispenses with Inquest; Death Attributed To Hemorrhages.

(by Commercial News Special)

Westville, Ill., Dec. 28 - Failure to see Andy Charnisky, 62, about his home all day Monday, and the sight of a door to the enclosed porch standing partly open, aroused the curiosity of Steve Imro, a neighbor.

Late Monday evening Imro investigated and found the body of Charnisky lying inside the enclosed porch, his head on top of the coal scuttle. Hemorrhages apparently had cause death. He had suffered from them in the past and had been warned by his physician that he might die during an attack if help was not nearby.

It is believed that Charinsky died early Monday morning, just after he had built a fire. He had apparently gone to the coal shed for coal. The heating stove door had been left open and the fire had burned out.

Coroner John D. Cole, came to Westville Monday night, with Deputy Sheriff Liggett and O. W. Longenecker, assistant state's attorney, but after an investigation, the coroner gave permission for the removal of the body to the John Urbas undertaking establishment. No inquest will be held.

A daughter-in-law resided with the aged man. She is Mrs. Julia Kocavar Charnisky. With her four children and two brothers, John and Andrew Kocavar, she had gone to Springfield to spend Christmas with her father, John Kocavar. They made the trip by automobile and were expected back Sunday night, but had not arrived Monday night.

One son of the deceased, Andrew Jr., was taken to the state hospital in Kankakee a year ago. There are two other sons: Joe Charinsky, Philadelphia, Pa., and Steve Charnisky, Lorain, Ohio. Mr. Charnisky's wife died several years ago. He had been a resident here for 30 years.





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 93081760
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Charnisky (10 Nov 1858–27 Dec 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93081760, citing Saint Peter And Paul Cemetery, Westville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jane Knowles-Hall (contributor 47329647) .