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 - Minersviliage Man Is Smothered To Death Michael...
Minersviliage Man Is Smothered To Death Michael Morinchin, eighty-two, of 25 Minersvillage, was fatally injured about 4 p. m, yesterday afternoon when an embankment caved in while he was 'digging for discarded iron ore in the rear of his home. He was discovered . by his grandson, Charles Morinchin, who went out to summon him to supper. The youth approached the spot where he last saw his grandfather and discovered a shoulder of the buried man sticking out of the slag. The twelve-year-old youth quickly summoned help nnd nearby workers responded, Morinchin was pronounced dead -->y Dr. A. H. Heisey, Quentin, who listed the death as acci- dental. Moriuchln, n retired miner, was digging- discarded ore when tho slide occurred. Dr. W. H. Bru- b'akcr, county coroner, reported the mnn was buried tinder tho dirt for nearly two hours and tho immediate cause o[ death was suffocation. The deceased was a member ot the Sacred. Heart Church ot Cornwall . Intel..,._ !„_„„,, o • , •,, Mis. Josepl. Ccresmo and MI-H. Ray Giintlcl. both of Lebanon, nnd He Is survived hy his wlfo, Jilrs. Anna Morinchin; R. son, JUchacl, Minersvillage; three daughters, Mrs. Joseph Ccresino and Caroline, at home and n sister, Jlrs. Veronica Somber. Connecticut. Seventeen Rrnniichlldren and five great grandchildren also survive.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 05 Jun 1942, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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