1899 Sanders Obit

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FATHER, BROKEN - HEARTED AT SON'S SUICIDE, DIES TWO DAYS AFTER BOY. John Saunders Killed Himself Saturday by Throwing Himself Under a Freight Train Aged Parent, Who Was Greatly Attached Attached to Him, Follows Him Closely in Death. GREENSBURiG, Aug: 1. The traglo suicide of John M. Sanders, of Shafton, who took his life by throwing his body under a freight train Saturday morning, morning, so affected his aged father as to cause his death this morning. John Sorrders, the father, was greatly attached to the sen, and - when the news of his awful death was carried to htm he was prostrated with grief, and it Is believed be died of a broken heart. The son had been Injured In a railroad railroad accident a number of years ago. am) since then his .mind had been J slightly affected. Another peculiarly sad feature of the affair Is the serious illness of Mrs. Sanders, who is lying at the point of death, caused, by grief over her double bereavement,

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 02 Aug 1899, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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