Beatrice Ethel (Morgan) Weible | 1892-1974
This blog series explores the lives of Weible ancestors as revealed in their obituaries. Much of this information was gathered during a March 2011 research trip to Tuscarawas and Harrison counties in Ohio. A scan of the obituary is available at the bottom of this post.
From the Times-Reporter (Dover/New Philadelphia), Friday, May 17, 1974:
Mrs. Beatrice E. Weible, 81, of 1115 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, died this morning in her home after a long illness.
Born in Carnegie, Pa., to Thomas and Janet Rhys Morgan, she was a member of Dover First Moravian Church, its Bethany Class and Dover Women’s Club and was a former Gray Lady at Union Hospital.
Her husband, Robert O., died in 1947.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter, William A., who is office manager of the commercial printing department of The Times-Reporter, and Mrs. Robert E. (Suzanne) Ley of Dover, and Robert C. of Honolulu; a sister, Mrs. Howard (Janet) Richardson of Warren; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday at 1:30 in Toland-Herzig Funeral Home, where friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Rev. Richard Michel will officiate and burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
What else was going on in the world on May 17, 1974? Three months after the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped newspaper heiress Patty Hearst, six die in a shootout between the SLA and police at a Los Angeles safehouse.