Harry Junior Barroner

Harry Junior Barroner - Hollidaysburg Vet Dies; Hurt While Diving Harry...
Hollidaysburg Vet Dies; Hurt While Diving Harry Junior Barroner of Hollidaysburg RD 1, died at the Mercy hospital, Thursday evening at 7:35 as a' result of head and spinal injuries sustained while swimming Monday afternoon at Second river near Hollidaysburg. Barroner struck his head on the river bottom while diving but did not. lose consciousness. He was assisted to shore by hi3 brother Charles, jack and James Fetzer and Robert Cooper, all of Hollidaysburg, RD, who were swimming with him. He was immediately taken to Dr. L. R. Walker of Hollidaysburg, who administered emergency treatment, foil owing which he was admitted to Mercy hospital. Examination showed that he suffered a severe brain concussion and spinal injuries. Barroner was born July 17, 1921, at Frankstown, a son of Harry E. and Mildred (Endres) Barroner. He served seven years in the U. S. Army, seeing action with the 32nd and 37Ui Infantry divisions in the Pacific theater. He was employed by the. Pennsylvania railroad for five years at the South Altoona spring shop, Surviving are his parents and the following brothers and sisters: Francis of Hollidaysburg, Charles, Merril, Betty, Mary Jane and John, all at 'home. He was a. member of the Frankstown Methodist church and of the Hollidaysburg American Legion, Fort Fetter post No. 516. Friends will be received at the Creamer, Van Allman and Plank funeral home in Hollidaysburg after 7 p. m. Friday. , '

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  1. Altoona Tribune,
  2. 17 Jun 1949, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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