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GEORGE W. BARTO George Washington BARTO, aged 78 years, a former resident of Marchand, and a veteran of the Civil war, died at the home of his stepson, J. Luther WHITE , of Altoona, on August 6. He was twice married, his first wife being Miss Sarah PORTER, who died more than 50 years ago. To this union, one daughter, Mrs. Ida May RICHARDS, of Osceola, was born. His second wife, Mrs. Martha SIMPSON WHITE, BARTO, and these stepchildren are living: Mrs Ray S. MULHOLLEN, of Altoona; Thomas N. WHITE, of Plumville; J. Luther WHITE and William N. WHITE of Altoona. One daughter Bertha Lillian BARTO, who died in childhood, was born to the second wife. (1918)

Killed by thugs About ten days ago PORTER BARTO was shot and killed by two negro thugs near his home at Sharon, PA. Robbery was the object of the highwaymen. They escaped. BARTO was a former resident of Blairsville. His wife was Mrs. Icy DONAHUE, of Blairsville, who with three children survive him. (Jan. 21, 1920)

SUSAN MARIE BARTO, 85, of Mountain View Nursing Home, Hillsdale, formerly of Clymer, died Tuesday, May 21, 1985, at Mountain View. A daughter of George and Mary SULICK, BARTO, she was born September 5, 1899, in Austria. Miss BARTO was a member of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Clymer. Surviving are a sister, Margaret TATE of Indiana, and a brother, Joseph BARTO of Sheffield Lake, Ohio. She was preceeded in death by her parents; three brothers, John, George and Michael BARTO; and two sisters, Mary GENCHUR and Anna BARTO. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Bence Funeral Home, Clymer. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Clymer at 10 a.m. Thursday. Rev. Fr. Nicholas Trongo will be the celebrant. Interment will be in St. Bernard Cemetery, Indiana.

MRS. MARY BARTO, 87, of Indiana R.D.2 and formerly of Clymer R.D., died at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. And Mrs. Eugene TATE of Indiana R.D.2, on Wednesday, Jan 8, 1969. She was born in Austria on Sept. 27, 1881. Surviving are the following children: Susan and Michael, both of Clymer; Mrs. Mary GENCHUR, Wilmerding; Joseph of Lorain, Ohio; Mrs. Eugene (Margaret) TATE, Indiana R.D.2: 26 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Bence Funeral Home, Clymer, today from 7-10 p.m. and Friday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Requiem Mass will be offered in St. Anthony's Church on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Bernard Borgogno, the celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Bernard's Cemetery, Indiana. The Rosary will be recited in the funeral home on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

WILLIAM M. BARTO, 60, died in the Lewistown Hospital Wednesday morning, April 6, 1960, at 6:35. He had been ill for five years, He was a former resident of Indiana and Indiana County. Mr. BARTO was born in Blaine City, Pa., March 30, 1900, son of William and Lillian Mae THOMAS BARTO. He is survived by his wife, Leoda Mae COOK BARTO, Indiana, Pa., and a brother, Henry S. BARTO of Boalsburg, and a number of nieces and nephews. Services were held at Speers Funeral Home, Burnham Saturday April 9, with burial following in Mifflin County Cemetery at Lewistown.


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GEORGE C. CRISSMAN George C. Crissman, 41, Kiski Twp., RD 1, Avonmore, Sunday, Oct. 9, 1983, in the Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington. He was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Parks Twp., Armstrong County, to Ernest and Ann MacAFOOSE, CRISSMAN. He was employed at the Canterbury Coal Company for the past 17 years where he was a maintenance foreman and has lived all of his life in the Apollo area. Survivors include his wife Bonita KOSSMAN CRISSMAN, one daughter Minde Sue CRISSMAN, at home and a son, Kevin GEIGER, Apollo, two step-daughters, Alicia Marie CRISSMAN, at home, Mrs. Steve (Cindy) SMITH, Kiski Twp., three step-sons, Randy GEIGER, Kiski Twp., Brian GIEGER, at home, and Brian CRISSMAN, at home, one granddaughter and two grandsons, his mother and father, Mr. And Mrs. Ernest CRISSMAN, Kiski Twp., Shady Plain, one sister, Mrs. William (Betty) McILWAIN, Kiski Twp., and four brothers, Thomas, Shelocta, Glenn, Manor, Richard, Avonmore and Kenneth, Kiski Twp. Friends were received at the Bodenhorn and Shaffer Funeral Home, 310 S. Second St., Apollo. Services were held Wednesday at 1 p.m. for the funeral home with the Rev. Raymond T. Eichler Jr. officiating. 10/12/83


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