Clipped From The Scranton Republican
I 1 lJ.X.J.J.MKJ MBS. CHARLES W. AMIKDT Mrs. Charles Wilhelmina Amendt, one of the oldest residents of this city, died last evening at her home. SOii Ridge street, at the age of seventy seventy seventy - three years. She was the widow of Charles Amendt and had lived continuously continuously !n Dunmore and Scranton lor fifty - three years - . Mrs. Amendt, as Wilhelmina Phillips. was born in Herghauser. Germany, and came to this country at the age of seven. She lived at Oxford Eurnace, N, .1.. later coming to Dunmore. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. C. H. Weber, of Dunmore; Mrs. .losep"n C. Heil. of Olive street: Mrs. Henry N1 - - pert. of Hidge street: John '. Amendt, of Clay avenue, and Louis F. Amendt, of Buffalo, N. Y. A son by a former marriage. Charles Helfenstine. resides In Chicago. She is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. James Wright, of Carhondale. 111.; Mrs. Fred Weyant, of Susquehanna, Pa.; Mrs. George. Smithing, of Cherry street. Dunmore. and one brother, Henry Phillips, of. Carterhurg. 111. There, are eighteen grandchildren and eight great - grandchildren. grandchildren. grandchildren. Mrs. Amendt was one of the most, respected residents of the Petersburg section: a woman of strong character and fine qualities. She had borne with patience and fortitude a long and distressing distressing illness, but felt that her work was done and that she was anxious io he at rent. The announcement of the funeral will be made later.