Scranton Truth, Scranton, Penn. 16 July 1904
Fnneral of Joseph Phelps. Funeral services over ' the remains of the late Joseph Phelps, who died Wednesday morning of heart trouble, were conducted this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at his late residence, 436 Four - teenth - avenue. The house was crowded with friends and relatives of the deceased, who came to pay their last token of respect. ' Re$j David i. Jones, pastor of the Tabernacle Congregational church, was in charge of the services and preached the funeral sermon. Rev. A. L. Ramer. Ph. D., of St. Mark's Lutheran church, assisted and made a few remarks. The choir of the Tabernacle Congregational church rendered some appropriate hymns,, among them being "Sleep On, Beloved," and "Lead Kindly Light." The floral offerings were beautiful and numerous and were carried by Henry Webber, Garfield Davis, Em - mett Johnston and William Whitzen At the conclusion of the service the funeral cortege moved slowly to Wash burn street cemetery, where Interment was made, after a short service had been conducted. The pall bearers were Messrs. Thomas R. Jones, David Stanford, T. W. Jones, David Redmond Thomas Davis, Richard Woodyatt. Un. dcrtaker Price was in charge.