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Stewart obituary collection pt. 1

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Surnames: Baker, Ball, Black, Blaker, Bryans, Church, Davidson, Dorsey, Enlow, Evans, Ferguson, Jackson, Jones, Krency, Longstreth, Mansbarger, McClelland, Miles, Nuss, Ogden, Pecjak, Peterson, Rhodes, Robey, Roupe, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stewart, Thomas, Wise
Alan D. “Doodle Bug”Stewart - Retired Brave miner was Navy veteran- 66, of Oak Forest Road, Brave, died Tuesday, August 7, 2001, at his home.
He was born Nov. 12, 1934, in Mt. Morris, a son of John R. and Helen Barr Stewart.
Mr. Stewart lived most of his life in Greene County and was a US Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
He was a retired coal miner for Consolidation Coal Co., having worked years in Blacksville No. 1 and Arkright Mine.
He was a member of American Legion Post 992 of Mt. Morris, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4793, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 461, Waynesburg, and Waynesburg Elks Lodge 757.
On May 4, 1963, he married Joan Black Stewart, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Holly Evans of Waynesburg and Michelle Goodwin of Sycamore; four grandchildren, Tyler Stewart Evans and Josey Mae Evans and Emily Elizabeth and Brianna Nichole Goodwin; six sisters, Mary Krency of Washington, Elva Mooney and Lila Ayersman, both of Waynesburg, Lois Pecjak of Lutes, Florida, July Enlow of Centreville, Va., and Sara Morris of Warren, Ohio; and three brothers, Glen Stewart of Greenville, Loye Stewart of Warren, Ohio, and Earl Stewart of Mt. Morris.

Jan 18 1947 Democrat Messenger
Alva Stewart, aged 85, of Blacksville, W.Va., died at the home of his niece, Mrs. Perry Dorsey, of Waynesburg, Friday, Jan 17 1947, after a brief illness. He was born Feb 15 1861, at Clarksburg, Wv., a son of the late Hazel and Matilda Ogden Stewart and had spent most of his life in the Blacksville community. He married Elizabeth Ball who preceded him in death fifty years ago. There were four children and all are deceased. He was the last of his family of six. A nephew, Ralph Davidson, of Canton, Ohio, and his niece, Mrs Perry Dorsey, of Waynesburg, are the only surviving relatives.
23 Jan 1947 Waynesburg Republican
Alva Stewart, aged 85 years, died at the home of his niece, Mrs. Perry Dorsey, of Waynesburg, Friday, January 17, following a brief illness. Mr. Stewart, a son of the late Hazel and Matilda Ogden Stewart, was born February 15 1861 at Clarksburg, W Va. Most of his life was spent in the Blacksville community. His wife and four children are deceased. Surviving is a nephew, Ralph Davidson, of Canton, Ohio, and his niece, Mrs. Perry Dorsey, of Waynesburg. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Blacksville Methodist Church conducted by Rev. C.F. Brant and Rev. Charles E. Hawkins. Interment in Porter Cemetery.
Jan 18 1947 Brownsville Telegraph: Blacksville Woman Dies in Waynesburg
Waynesburg--Alva Stewart, 85, Blacksville, W. Va., died yesterday at 3 p.m. in the home of his niece, Mrs. Perry Dorsey, Waynesburg, following a brief illness. _ son of Hazel and Matilda Ogden Stewart, he was born February 15 1861, in Clarksburg, W. Va., and spent most of his life in the Blacksville community. He was the last survivor of six children. He married Elizabeth Ball, who died 60 years ago. All their four children are deceased. Surviving are his niece, Mrs Dorsey, and a nephew, Ralph Davidson, Canton, O. Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the Blacksville Methodist church with the Rev. C.F. Brant and the Rev. Charles E. Hawkins in charge. Burial in Porter cemetery, near Blacksville

From the
Democrat Messenger
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
Monday, January 29, 1940
C. M. Stewart, well known Center Township farmer and stockraiser, died
at his home in Rogersville on Sunday morning, January 28, 1940 at 6:15
o'clock following a three year illness of complications. The deceased was
born January 29, 1869 in the Oak Forest community and was a son of Jesse
and Lucinda Hinerman Stewart, deceased. He was united in marriage with
Lida Wise on June 20, 1911 and had been a lifeling resident of Greene County.
Surviving besides his wife, are two children, Kenneth Stewart and Carrie
Belle Stewart, both of Rogersville. One son died in infancy.

D.C. Stewart, 71, Retired MLH Employe, Dies
Waynesburg, Nov. 7, -David Crawford Stewart, 71, of 727 Race Street, Waynesburg, died at 9:40 A. M. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1950, in the Greene Co. Memorial Hospital of a heart ailment.
Mr. Stewart was born in Franklin Township Sept. 21, 1879, a son of the late H. B. and Frances Ferguson Stewart, and had spent all his life in Waynesburg.
He had worked for the Manufacturers Light and Heat Company for 45 years, and had retired from active service in 1946. For two years he had served as desk clerk in the Waynesburg Borough office. He was a former member of the Waynesburg Borough Council.
Mr. Stewart had been an active member of Waynesburg IOOF Lodge No. 469 for the last 45 years, and had held all offices in the Lodge. He also was an active member of the Odd Fellows Encampment No. 119, had held all offices in that organization, and was secretary at the time of his death. He was a member of the Rebekah Lodge No. 385 and also was vice president of the Opra House Building Association. He had served as district deputy of the lodges, and was a member of the Three Link Club.
Surviving are his wife, Della Moninger Stewart, and the following sons and daughters; Mrs. Harry Mansbarger, of Washington; Mrs. Marvin Huffman, Mrs. Harold Clayton, Mrs. Albert Thomas, Estella, Robert, Walter, Charles, and Donald, all of Waynesburg. One son died in infancy. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters; Robert Stewart, of Bellevue; Fred Stewart, Waynesburg; Mrs. Sallie Brugh, of Rogers, Ohio; Mrs. Blanche Miles of Erie, and Mrs. Floe Peterson of Meadville.

Dora B. Stewart, 86, of Graysville, RD 1, died Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8:54 a.m. in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. She had suffered burns in her home Nov. 17.
She was born Sept. 14, 1891 at Pine Bank, daughter of the late Hamilton and Charlotte Roupe Longstreth. She was a member of Kent's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a Gold Star Mother and a member of the Auxiliary of the American Legion James Ferrell Post 330. Her husband was Hagen Stewart who died in July, 1950. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lloyd “Pauline” Dunton of Towson, Md., and Mrs. Audrene Wise of Waynesburg; a son, John H. Stewart of Graysville; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, J. L. Longstreth of Waynesburg and Charles W. Longstreth of RD 4, Waynesburg; a son, Kenneth C. Stewart was killed in the Korean War. Also deceased are two brothers, Albert and John Longstreth and a sister, Elizabeth Shriver.
Friends of Dora B. Stewart, 86, of Graysville, who died Saturday will be received in the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home Rogersville on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. with services Tuesday at 11 A. M. at the funeral home in charge of Rev. Robert E. Borland. Burial in Rosemont Cemetery.

Elizabeth Church Stewart, 81, of Waynesburg, died at 5 pm., Saturday, Jan. 8, 1966, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness.
She was born Jan. 12, 1884, in Center Township (Near Rogersville), a daughter of Henry and Rachelle McGlumphy Chruch.
The early part of her life was spent in the Rogersville area and for the past several years she had resided at Waynesburg.
Her Husband James Elroy Stewart, a well-known oil and gas driller died Jan. 1, 1944
Mrs. Stewart was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Laura Lepper, of Bakersfield Calif. and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Harry and Charles, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna B. Scott and Mrs. Bertha Benum are deceased.
STEWART- Friends of Mrs. Elizabeth Church Stewart of Waynesburg, PA, who died Saturday, Jan. 8, 1966 are being received in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 1 pm. Tuesday with Dr. Paul P. Holden Officiating Burial in Green Mount Cemetery. (taken from newspaper clipping)

Ephraim Alexander “Pete” Stewart, 47, RD 2, Prosperity, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. He was dead on arrival at the Canonsburg Hospital enroute to his work in Homestead of an apparent heart attack.
He was born October 29, 1931 at Wayne Township near Pine Bank, the son of Mary Ella Jones Stewart of Pine Bank and the late Oliver Stewart. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Ruff Creek.
In addition to his mother he is also survived by his wife, Marquetia Funk Stewart whom he married Jan. 26, 1955; one daughter, Corean J. Stewart at home; two sons, David A. Stewart, Luke AFB, Arizona and Rodman W. Stewart serving at Seymore Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, N.C.; one granddaughter, Hether Marie; three sisters, Mrs. Robert “Rose” Morris of RD 5 Waynesburg, Mrs. Edward “Thelma” Robey of Westover, W.Va.; Marigold Stewart of RD 2, Pine Bank; three brothers, Lloyd P. Stewart of Saudi Arabia, George W. Stewart, RD 1, Pine Bank, Frederick D. Stewart of RD 2, Pine Bank. One brother John Sherman Stewart is deceased.
His early life was spent in the Pine Bank area. The last 23 years in the Ruff Creek area.
The was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. He was a member of the James Farrell Post 330 American Legion and American Rifleman's Asociation and was employed with U.S. Steel, Homestead District Works.

Esta W. Stewart, 61, well-known resident of the Smith Creek section, died at his home yesterday “Thursday” morning, Oct. 4, 1945, after a lingering illness.
Mr. Stewart had operated a gasoline filling station on the Waynesburg-Blacksville road, near the foot of the Brant Hill, for the past 25 years and was widely known. He was a member of the Spraggs Methodist Church and had spent all his life in the community where he died.
A son of the late Stephen and Mary E. Nuss Stewart, he was born July 20, 1884, in Franklin Township, and married Vadie A. Guthrie, who survives with one daughter, Hazel, wife of Paul Blaker, RD 4, Waynesburg. There are two grandchildren. One son, Raymond is deceased.

James Clarence “Cutner” Stewart, 62, of Holbrook RD 1, died Sunday, August 11, 1974 at the Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, West Virginia after an illness of two years.
He was born on June 9, 1912, in Center Township, a son of the late James Monroe and Fannie Scott Stewart. His wife Mary McClelland Stewart, who he married on June 5, 1942 survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Mrs. Walter “Rosalie” Alger of Holbrook, RD 1 and two sons, James W. of Holbrook, RD 1 and Blair L., Waynesburg, RD 1. Eight grandchildren also survive.
A sister, Mrs. Kathline Smith of Waynesburg, RD 5 and two brothers, Delbert, Washington, RD 7 and Charles of Toledo, Ohio also survive. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
He had lived all of his life in center Township and was a field foreman for the Equitable Gas Company and prior to an early retirement he had worked for that company for 31 years.
He was a veteran of World War II having served with the United States Army. He was a member of the Holbrook Christian Church.
Friends of James Clarence “Cutner” Stewart, of Holbrook, RD 1, who died Sunday, Aug. 11, 1974 are being received from 7 P.M. to 9 P.M.. Monday and from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and from 7 P.M. Tuesday in the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville, where funeral services will be held at 10 A. M. Wednesday with Rev. John Baughman officiating. Burial will follow in Centennial Church Cemetery.

August 11, 1892 (Waynesburg Republican) [Greene Co., PA]
Jeremiah Stewart (colored) son of John Stewart, died at the home of his
father, Richhill street, Sabbath evening, of consumption. He was a bright
young man having graduated from the Waynesburg Public Schools with great
credit and was intending to become a minister. The funeral was held on
Tuesday. The community extends their sympathy to the family.

August 3, 1899
Died, July 27th, 1899, at his residence in Waynesburg, PA., Rev. John Stewart
(Colored), aged 55 years, 5 months and 23 days. He was the son of Abraham
and Emily Jackson Stewart and was borne and raised on Shannon's Run, Greene
County, Pa., and married to Miss Martha Jane Simpson, Brownsville, Pa.,
May 11th, 1873, by whom he had seven children, three sons and four daughters,
of which two, Mary Elizabeth and Martha Ellen, together with his wife,
survive him. He also leaves one brother, Abraham of Homestead, Pa., and
five sisters, Adaline Bryans, Hannah Davidson, and Mary Rhodes, of Elizabeth,
Pa., and Sarah Baker and Martha Ferrell, of this place. He joined the A.M.E.
Church when about twelve years of age, since which he has adorned his profession
with the grace of the true Christian character. He has served as local
preacher some thirty years and also served his church as steward, class-leader,
Sunday school teacher, and trustee. His people have lost a precious jewel
which they will more fully realize as the years go by; but he had lived
to do his mission and, full of years; "Like a shock of corn cometh in his
season," was garnered with the good wheat in his Master's Kingdom. In domestic
life he was affable and of a condescending and obliging disposition. Inflexible
in principal and honest and upright in heart. He has been in the employ
of J.M. Funk for nearly 18 years and has always been true and faithful
to any trust which Mr. Funk confided in him. The funeral took place Friday
the 28th, at 2:30 o'clock and services were held in the A.M.E. Church of
this place, by his pastor, Rev S.A. Lewis, assisted by Rev. Darby and Heazelton,
after which his remains were laid to rest in Green Mount Cemetery.
He has ended life's career,
Filled his noble mission here,
Fought the fight, the vict'ry gained
And the crown of life obtained.
Cease ye mourners to lament,
'Tis the message Jesus sent,
For his servant just and true,
To that land beyond the blue.

Yet a little while and ye
Face to face with him shall be;
He from labor's now at rest
In the mansions of the blest.
Sin no more will strive to reign
O'er this body racked with pain,
Nor the wicked ne'er annoy--
All with him is peace and joy.
There he'll with his children meet--
Jewels at the Savior's feet--
And with all the blood-bought throng
Sing redemption's precious song.

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