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WEAR, William H., 1863-1924

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WEAR, William H., 1863-1924

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Classification: Obituary
From Mauch Chunk PA Times-News, Fri. Aug. 15, 1924

William H. Wear, aged 61 years, of Hazleton, died yesterday afternoon shortly after 4 o'clock following an illness that had its inception after 6 o'clock yesterday morning.
He was a native of Cornwall, England, but came to this country as a boy settling with the family at Beaver Meadow. As a youth he turned to the grocery business, entering the store of T.H. Williams at Beaver Meadow. Later he was manager of the Ready Pay Store in Hazleton leaving that to engage in business for himself. He was in that line of business there for over 30 years.
Besides his widow, a son William survives and the following brothers and sisters: John, of Hazleton; Mrs. Grace Andrews, of Tamaqua; Samuel, Frank and Jay, all of Hazleton.

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