Mrs. Emily Tompkins aged 79 dies

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Mrs. Emily Tompkins aged 79 dies - aorai, PASSES AWAY After a prolonged illness of...
aorai, PASSES AWAY After a prolonged illness of general debility, Mrs - . Emily Tompkins passed away this morning at 3:15 at the home of her niece. Airs. A. Polh.imus, of Delaware avenue. She was nearly 79 years of age, and for some time past, had been making her home with her niece. In the death of Mrs. Tompkins, Pittston loses one of its oldest and most respected residents, she having been born and raised here. Deceased was born October 20th. IS 3 2, in Pittston, and was educated in the Pittston public schools. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Tinklepaugh, pioneer residents of this section. Shortly before the Civil war, she was married to Ziba Miller, of Miller Hill. When the war broke out, her young husband responded to the call of his country. He was taken sick in the army, and died in Washington of small - pox before he reached the front. Deceased was later married to Alex. Tompkins, of Pittston, who died some years ago. Mrs. Tompkins was possessed of a loving disposition, and there are many in this vicinity who mourn her death. She is survived by two sons, William C. Miller, of Factory ville, and Charles Miller, of Sayre. also by a sister, Mrs. Andrew Shiffer, of Moscow. Th funeral will be held from the Polhamous home, - m Delaware avenue. Monday afternoon, at 1 o'clock, with interment in .Marey cemetery. i

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  1. Pittston Gazette,
  2. 23 Sep 1911, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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