1961 09 11 Vol 40 #31 pg. 2
Passes Away JESSE A. SHETEROM Saxton Magician, Printer Dies Jesse A. Sheterom of 604 Spring Street. Saxton, a well known printer and amateur magician, died Saturday, September 9, 1961 at 7:30 p. m. in the J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital at Huntingdon. Huntingdon. He had been in failing health for'the past several years. . He was born July 9, 1897, In Saxton, a son of Harry and Rose (Cogan) Sheterom. He was married married to Elsie Elva Neary on December 23, 1916, »t Cumberland, Cumberland, Md. His wife survives along with two daughters. Mrs. Harry (Ruth) Leader of Fairless Hills and Mrs. William G. (Ruby) Wolfgang of Caniden, N. J. There are seven grandchildren Also surviving is one brother, Victor, of Tulsa, Okla. Mr. Sheterom was a member of the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren. He was past superintendent superintendent of the Sunday School and taught the adult classes for a number of years. He was elected minister in the church in the late 1920's and served as a supply pastor. The deceased was employed as a carpenter during the construction construction of the Pennsylvania Electric plant at Saxton. During this time he established his printing company. He was- also employed for a period of time for the Huntingdon and Broad Top Railroad and following a hand injury he became * Mil- time printer. In 1932 Mr. Sheterom began his magic acts and later began to use hypnosis. He was a member the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Trainmen and served as special investigator investigator for several years. He was a member of the Saxton Lions Club and held numerous offices including a term as pres ident in 1954. Mr. Sheterom was a member of the Everett Blue Lodge, F. and A. Consistory M., Harris and Jaffa Shrine of Altoona. He was also a member of the Internationa Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of Amateur Magi eians. He was justice of the peace for 11 years. His commis sion was slated to expire in 1964. Funeral services will be hole on Wednesday, September 13, at 2:30 p- m. from the Masood funeral funeral chapel. The Rev. Glen Davis will officiate. Intermen •will be made in the Fockler Cemetery. Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 7 p. m. this evening until the hour for the service. Masonic services wil' be held on Tuesday at 8 p. m. from the chapel.