F__Elias Roth obit 1909 b
A a - - - 00 80 87 - of - Berks County DEATH WAS SUDDEN CENTRE TOWNSHIP MAN OF AFFAIRS AFFAIRS PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY. SUNDAY. West Hamburg. March 1. Mr. Elias Roth, of Center township, died Sunday morning of a complication of diseases. Mr. Roth has been ailing for several years, but has nearjy always been up, and about until yesterday when he was overtaken, and died at 9.20 a. m. His ailment was gallstones. Mr. Roth had gone to his neighbor, C. P. Lindenmuth. to do some work. While there he was seized with severe pain and 'had to be taken home. Dr. Matternos, of Center - port, was called in, and Mr. Roth seemed to get relief. He seemed to be in no serious state, till Sunday morn ing, when he had a relapse, and before medical aid could arrive he expired. Mr. Roth was born on the place and lived there all his lifetime. He was the son of Peter and Sarah (nee Berger) Roth, who preceded him in death some years ago. His age was 55 years, 5 months and ? days, and is survived by his widow Er.ima (nee Bernn), and four children: Charles, of Alburtis; John, of Tilden township; Sallle, at home, and Mary, at the Keystone - Jor - mal School, at Kutztown; also one sister, sister, Mrs. William F. Rcnno,,of West Hamburg. Mr. Roth was - a highly esteemed citizen of Centre township, and'well liked by all. He was an Elder of the Reformed St. Michael Church, and was one of the members who placed the new $3,000 organ in the church last year. Mr. Roth always took an active part and deep interest in church affairs. He was a life - long Republican and also took much interest interest in his party's welfare. He has been many times a delegate to the Republican Republican County Conventions. His funeral will take place from his late residence in Center township on Saturday, March b. at 9 - iO a. in. Interment at St. Mi chael cemetery, Tilden. township. G.