Bessie Gaston McFarland obituary 24 Nov 1939
* MRS. BESSIE G. McFAR'LAND, 60, of Canoe Township, near Rossiter, died yesterday morning in Adrian rlospital, Punxsutawney, where she iad been a patient for only^two days. Mrs. McFarland's death' occurred occurred on her 60th birthday anniversary. anniversary. She wa» born in Canoe Township, November 24, 1879, a daughter of Le\\'is and Susan (Ger- liardt) Gaston. Surviving are her husband, John E. McFarland and these children: Ralph and Carl McFarland, McFarland, Rossiter, R. D.; Harry, Mclvin and Donald, South Heights; Lewis McFarland, Coraopolis; Mrs. Alice Elbell, Rossiter, R. D., and George McFarland, Ambridge. She also leaves 20 grandchildren, including including Harry, Junior, who was raised ii: the McFarland home. She was a sister of Mrs. Illian Craft of New Kensington, Mrs. Clair Work and Miss Daisy Gaston of Stoneville and Bud Gaston of Rossiter. Funeral services will be conducted at two o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the Union Church at Rossiter by Rev. C. H. Wilson, pastor. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains remains will be taken to the church at noon.