John Calvin Goheen

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John Calvin Goheen - and JOHN CALVIN GOHEEN. Deaht of a Prominent...
and JOHN CALVIN GOHEEN. Deaht of a Prominent Citizen Bu»ln«t» Man. ' t With the passlug of the year so nearly s pent, the temporal life of ono ( whose Identity for more thun a score j of years has beeu inseparable from all that Is best In this eninmuntlty, caino lo mi end, and the darkness of the final day's o'crspreadlug gloom spellfiJ sorrow lo ihc loving ones about his bedside as the mantle of white I" whii-h the earth is clad betokened tllus purity of his life. John Calvin Gohccu died at his home on Lincoln iivemio ot fi.lS o'clock o'clock this morning. For several yearn .Mr. Goheon lint) been in precarious ill, and when recently he was iittlicted wlh to it be in of in ' ,,. t,,,,,^.,, ,,„„ ,,^-u ... , Ucillt | 1( llt u mt) .s seriously whl , u vece ntly he was alll l ,1^1,,,^ and a complication of ail lls l mcn t K> the rugged constitution ot his youth was unequal to withstand tho severe illness which again bore him down. He passed away at tho age ot ,2 years, 2 months and one day. The deceased was horn at Hock Spring, Centre county, October HO. IS:", and his early life was spent in linn vicinity. Twenty-two years ago, with his brother, .1 M. (loheen, h came to Tyrone and they established the mercantile business in the seventh seventh ward, under the firm name of .!. (.:. Goheen £ Brother, which has ever since been a prominent and successful establishment of the town. The de ceased gave his constant personal at tention to Una hu H iness. He was a public spirited member of this com munlty and in his unassuming way he Look keen interest in its uplift. II was ii member of Tyrone lodge, No •ISM, Krce and Accepted .Masons. On Kebniary 1C, 1SS7, Mr. Goheoi was united in marriage to Ida At | MeWillliims, of Grayi:ville, who sm | vives him, together with their foil s -| SO11S :uul O i, e daughter, Paul Millikei The the lassies, wont a broke left The ren their of readings. bo- homos and quartette attraction team up living ami be and evening. accompany afternoon Hutli .May, John Iloyd, William Williams, and Harry Kiltenhousc He is also survived by two brother^ and three sisters, J. JMcWilliams and Robert G. Colieen, Mrs. Kila Gardner, Mrs. Annie McWiUiams and Mis s Itelle Oohceu. John Calvin tioheen was a man of pure life, endearing disposition, high character, and true consecration. He practiced the religion which he early elected as the basis of his living, with a wjtreuyth of faith that is exemplary lie was active in church work and for nineteen years, nearly tho entire space of his residence here, he was an elder in tho Klrst Presbyterian church of Tyrone, to whoso services of every kind his interest was mo.st. warmly given. In his business life he was upright, dependable, considerate. In his home life be was the ideal husband husband and father, and the good influence influence that emanated from him has been blessing indeed to those who came under it. The funeral services will be held it the late home of the deceased on Lincoln avenue, at. 1.30 o'clock Monday Monday afternoon, conducted by his pastor, pastor, Rev. George T. Ciunter. Tlie interment interment will be made in Grand View cemetery, Tyrone. 1 .1. 1 1

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 31 Dec 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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