Father: Andrew "Andy" Blair
∼BLAIR, Andrew J., aged about 44, of B court was instantly killed about 1 o'clock this afternoon when caught beneath a fall of rock while at work in the Forks Coal Mining Company Mine. The Victim was badly crushed. Mr. Blair's brother-in-law, Abraham Childers, was injured in the same mine yesterday, having the ligaments in his leg torn. The two men worked together, but on account of injury sustained yesterday Mr. Childers was not at work today. Mr. Blair is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bertha (Childers) Blair, and four children--Genevieve, wife of Ralph Vivian, of South Fork, and Vada, Leroy and Donald Blair, all at home. Several brothers and sisters also survive. The deceased's daughter, Genevieve, was married last Saturday evening. Her husband left last night for Detroit, but she decided to remain here for a week or more. Mr. Blair was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Coroner Annie F. Swabb, of Johnstown, was notified of the fatality and the body was later turned over to the George Bros., local undertakers. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed.
Johnstown Tribune; Tuesday, Nov 16, 1926 p26
BLAIR, Andrew J., Funeral services for Andrew J. Blair, aged 44 years, of B Court, who was instantly killed yesterday afternoon when caught beneath a fall of rock in the Forks Coal Mining company mine, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the local christian and Missionary Alliance. the Rev. E. A. Goldener, pastor, will be in the South Fork Cemetery, in charge of George Bros., local undertakers.
Johnstown Tribune; Weds, Nov 17, 1926 p2
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