Family Obituaries
Family Obituaries

Here are some obituaries of my family please feel free to record any information you may need.


June 4, 1890
FYE, Father John Fye, of Adamsburg, Cambria Co Pa. died in the Lord May 4, 1890, aged 77 years 2 months 25 days. Father Fye for about 3 years was just like a child and lately to such an extent had to be fed...sang and prayed constantly. Converted at age 20...class leader...preaching in home 44 years. married 52 years Elizabeth Oyler. 12 children, 5 preceded him. A brother, 2 sisters, wife, 5 sons, 2 daughters, 21 grandchildren mourn his demise. Adamsburg graveyard. funeral by W. Houpt


William Francis Carney, 80, for a number of years engaged in the hotel business at Sidman, died at 12:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of his son, Morgan Carney, Sidman. Born at Munster May 31, 1861,Mr. Carney was a lifelong resident of Cambria County. His first wife, Anne, (Bradley) Carney died in 1897 aqnd his second wife, Mary (Duffy)Carney, passed away in 1917. These sons and daughters survive: Walter and Francis Carney, Detroit; Morgan Carney, Sidman; Alice, widow of Rudolph Schultz, Chicago; Roy Carney, Jackson, Mich., and Anna, Detroit. Adopted children are William Freidhoff and Mary, wife of Glenn Gable, Johnstown, A sister, Mrs. Alice Plunkett of Detroit, also survives. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Dimond Funeral Home, South Fork.


CARNEY-Morgan R., 92, Sidman died MArch 6, 1986, at Richland Manor. Born Feb. 28, 1894, in Ebensburg, son of William and Mary(Bradley)Carney**note this is not correct**Preceded in death by parents;wife,former Olive M. Smay; and a grandson, three brothers and a sister. Survived by these children: Ruth Mary Bowers, Clearwater,Fla.;Dr. Robert W., Atlanta, Ga.; Phyllis Marcine Crum, Sidman; and Mabel Weaver, Hale, Mich.; also 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Brother of Ann Seibel, Dearborn Beach, Fla.Veteran of World War I. Member of St. MIchael POst 551,American Legion. Family will recieve friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Homer J. George Funeral Home, Salix, Where service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Terry Mosholder. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Graveside rite by Americam Legion.


CARNEY-Mrs. Olive M., 71, Sidman, died July 15, 1974, atMemorial Hospital. Born Oct. 1, 1902 in Salix, daughter of John and Jennie (Fye) Smay. Preceded in death by parents; brother Austin; and sister Stella. Survived by husband, Morgan, and these children; Phyllis, wife of Harold L. Crum, Sidman R.D.; Mabel, wife of Ray E. Weaver Jr., Westland, MIch.;Ruth, wife of William Bowers, Pennsville, N.J.: and Robert W. married to the former Beverly Cook, Atlanta. Ga.; also 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Sister of Mary Jane Berkey, Johnstown, and Kenneth O. Smay, Shelocta. Family will recieve friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Homer C. George Funeral Home, Salix. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sidman United Methodist Church. Interment, Richland Cemetery