Albert J. Ake obituary
FOLLOWS DAUGHTER CLOSELY IN DEATH Albert J. Ake, veteran employe of the Pennsylvania Railroad compnay, whose daughter, Mrs. Florence Ake Long, died in Pittsburgh last Wednesday Wednesday night, died at the home of a son, Eugene R. Ake of 216 South Second street, at 1.05 o'clock this morning. Mr. Ake had been ill for the past week and had been in a state of coma since last Wednesday, not knowing of the death of his daughter nor her Interment made Saturday afternoon in Rose Hill cemetery. The son, Eugene R. Ake, who had gone to Texas several several weeks ago, returned to Altoona yesterday morning to find his sister dead and his father critically 111. Mr. Ake was born In Williamsburg, Sept. 16, 1851, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Ake. He engaged in farming until forty-four years ago when he moved to Altoona and entered the railroad railroad service. He retired from the service seven years ago as .an inspector, inspector, after thirty-seven years' employment. employment. His wife, Mrs. Mary Alice (Jones) Ake, died 1 March 18, last year. Surviving Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Amy R. Weyandt of Pittsburgh, Kenneth- Kenneth- W. and Eugene R. Ake of. this city. Two sisters, Mrs. Henry Lauffer Lauffer of Williamsburg and Mts. Mollle Mount:: of this city, and seven grandchildren grandchildren also survive. He was a member of council No. 472, Jr. O. .U. A. M., and Chickalaca- moose tribe, No. 364, Improved Order of Red Men. The body has been removed removed to the Stevens mortuary where funeral services will be held at 2.30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Roas, pastor of the Hollidaysburg Hollidaysburg Episcopal church, officiating. Interment Interment will be' made in . Rose Hill cemetery. Friends are requested to omit flowers. Two other deaths beside those of his wife and daughter have occurred in the immediate family of Mr. Ake in the past year. A brother, George Ake, died late last December while a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Glbboney, was almost instantly killed last May when struck by a street car at the corner of Twelfth avenue and Fourteenth street.