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08/21/1934 - Many Attend Funeral. Of George Schumacher The...
Many Attend Funeral. Of George Schumacher The funeral of George Schumacher, one of the most prominent residents In South Scranton for years, and a meat dealer and philanthropist, took place yesterday afternoon from the residence, 612 Prospect Avenue. The remains were taken from the home to the Prospect Avenue Church where it lay in state until 2 o'clock. Hundreds of lifelong friends from all parts of the city and county crowded the small edifice at Prospect Avenue and Birch Street The floral tributes flanked the altar and to the left of the pulpit the remains lay, where hundreds passed to get a last view and pay the deceased a deserved tribute. The floral tributes numbered more than 100. The crowd that viewed the remains numbered hundreds and included men and women in all walks of life. It was one of the largest funerals held in South Scranton in re cent months Services were conducted by the Rev. Carl Thelm and the Rev. Harden Howells. pastor of the Hickory Street Baptist Church. Philip Sehroeder sang a favorite German song of Mr. Schumacher's and later the church choir sang several , hymns. The casket bearers were: Michael Vols, William Walsh, George Reif, Edward Claus, Em 11 Rlchter, and Fred Statzman. 1 The flower carriers were: Jacob Sohns, Ulrich Schwenker, Frank Gleln, Henry Etffert, Conrad Kemp - ter and Jacob Schunk. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery,

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 21 Aug 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 11

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