Alta J. Miller
Alta J., only child of Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, died Tuesday at the home of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin, near Laurys, aged 8 months and 15 days. The father is engaged in farming near Laurys. Rev. James O. Oswald will conduct the funeral services on Wednesday.
Miss Annie Eberts, of Jordan Valley, died of dropsy Thursday evening at 11 p.m. after having suffered for four months. Deceased had been an invalid from childhood and is in her 51st year. She is survived by the following sisters and brothers: John Eberts, of Wilkes-Barre; Chester Eberts, Jordan Valley; Lena Eberts, of New York City, and Mrs. Amanda Fink, also of Jordan Valley, with whom she resided. Funeral Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. J. H. Longacre will officiate. Interment in Heidelberg cemetery.
Jonas Trexler died on Thursday at 5 p.m. at his home on Spruce street, Topton, of apoplexy, aged 7? years, 2 months and 18 days. Deceased was a veteran of the Civil War and had been in ill health for 3 years and 10 months. These brothers and sisters survive: John, of Topton, Alvin and Henry, of Hancock and Mrs. Quinton Heffner and Mrs. George Wetzell, of Macungle, and Mrs. Carolina Miller, of Barto. Deceased leaves his widow, Amanda, nee Fenstermacher, and these children, Henry, of Trexlertown, Edwin and Fred, of Topton, Mrs. Reuben Fretz, of Mertztown and Mrs. Victor Wenner of this city.
Two children preceded the father in death. The funeral will be held from his late residence on Wednesday December 14, at 9:30 a.m. Services and interment at Longswamp Church. Rev.s W. S. Bond and W. H. Kline will officiate. Funeral director Irwin D. Long of Alburtis had charge.
Monroe Flores, 46 years of age, residing at Beulah Park, died Friday at 6:30 o'clock. For the past six years he had been suffering with tuberculosis, but had been bedfast only one day.
Deceased was born near Nazareth and was a son of Reuben and Caroline Flores. His father was a blacksmith. He was united in marriage twenty-eight years ago to Sarah Heffelfinger, and for the past twenty years resided at Rittersville. He is survived by his wife, and the follwing children: Harvey, Francis, Edwin, Paul and Andrew Flores, all of Rittersville. Two brothers, Thomas Flores, Rittersville, Theodore Flores, and five sisters, Mrs. A. N. Seislo??, Mrs. Mary Rothrock, Rittersville; Mrs. Alice Moll, Bethlehem; Mrs. John Mertz, Allentown, and Mrs. S. Matthew, Philadelphia.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon with services at his late home, Rev, Renninger officiating. Burial will be made in Greenwood Cemetery.
Reuben Beck, aged 87 years, a well known retired farmer of Centreville, died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Shook, in Plainfield township. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. W. E. Hess, Mrs. Oscar Brodt, and Mrs. George Apple, of Upper Mt. Bethel; Mrs. George Shook, Plainfield township; Mrs. Elmer Horn, of Mt. Bethel; Mrs. William H. Massinger, Bangor; Luther and George Beck, of Stone Church.
Miss Susan J. Hankee
Getting up out of bed on Thursday to get her medicine prescribed for an attack of illness that would likely have turned out to be pneumonia, Miss Susan J. Hankee, was overcome by an attack of appoplexy, and fell over dead on the floor, in which condition she was later found by members of the family of George Hankee of Egypt, with whom she had been visiting during the past two weeks.
Miss Hankee, who was a spinster lady, was widely known throughout the upper end of the county, where she was a frequent visitor. She was a daughter of the late John Hankee. She is survived by one brother, George, of Egypt and two sisters; Mrs. John Diebert, of Slatington, Route 1; and Mrs. Frank Muehlehouse, of Newside. She was a member of Friedens Lutheran church and of the sewing circle of that congregation. The funeral will be held at that church on next Tuesday.
Source: The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Saturday, December 10 1910, page 7