Clipped From The Scranton Republican
DEATHS ) JOKZT XEX. Tho rinath nf John Hell, aged eighty three vears. one of Scranton's best known and esteemed residents, occur - rvA vesterdav morning at Ills home. 964 Paul avenue, East Scranton, after an illness of several weeks. Aitnougn in all health for the last year, he was up and around until recently. Mr. Hell was born in Germany, and came, when quite young, to America with his parents, the late Mr. ana mrs. John Hell, among the early settlers of the city. Upon their arrival here the family located In South Scranton, where his parents died and where he resided until a number of years ago, when he moved to East Scranton. He was a. member of St. Mary's German Catholic congregation since the time of its dedication and was an active worker in the various societies of that congregation. Mr. Hell was appointed a policeman in July. 1866. by E. 8. Hill, who was then mayor of the city. Mr. Heil ser ved lor two years as a pairoiman. When he left the ponce rorce ne od - tained a position In the mills of the Lacakawanna Iron and Steel company and worked as a puddler, at the rolls and other positions. He was a mill worker for over forty years. Mr. Heil leaves the following chil dren, all of whonr are residents of the city: Mrs. Philip welbei, Mrs. Vincent Vincent Galluci. Mrs. Frederick Brenne, Mrs. Valentine Rosar, Mrs. Matilda Swingle, Frank, Albert, Philip and Ida Heil. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning, with a high mass of requiem in St. Mary's church at S o'clock. Burial will be made in the Petersburg cemetery.