William Badick obituary
7est Side Man Dies After Fall MelbergerlncurredSkull Fracture m Mishap Wilnam Melberger, 11M Lafayette Street, died yesterday afternoon In the State Hospital of Injuries incurred on Wednesday afternoon when he fell down a flight of stairs at his home. He incurred a fractured skull and concussion of the brain. Mr. Melberger was a resident of West Scranton for many years, having myved there from South Scranton after his marriage to the former Miss Margaret Reese, eldest daughter of, the late Richard and Janet Reese, pioneer residents of West Side. For many years, Mr. Melberger had been employed as a moulder by the Allia - Chalmers Company and by the old Dickson plant. Surviving 'are his widow; a son, Frederick; a' daughter, Mrs. Jeannette Jones; a brother, Robert, and three sisters. Bertha Townsend, Newton, N. J.; Madeline Cook, Dover, N. J., and J Margaret Riedmluer, this city. ' Services will be held Monday at 3:90 p. m. in the home. Interment Pairlawn Cemetery, Dalton. Mrs. Anna Cullen Claimed by Death Funeral to Be Held on Monday Morning Mrs. Anna L. Cullen, widow of Thomas F. Cullen, 2225 Holllster Avenue, and mother of three dentists, died yesterday in the family home after an illness. She had resided In North Scranton for sixty years and was a member of Holy Rosary Church and its women's organizations. Surviving are the following children: John h - , James B., Buffalo, N. Y.; Thomas . P., Joseph C, Edward A. and Sadie A. Cullen, all of this city; Dr. Frank J. Cullen and Dr. Robert F. Cullen, New Rochelle, N. Y.; Dr. William V. Cullen, Brooklyn, N. Y.: Mrs. Mary Farr, Newark, N. J.; a sister, Mrs. Patrick Golden, this city; twenty - three grandchildren ' and two great grandchildren. . The funeral will be held Monday morning with a requiem mass in Holy Rosary Church at 9:30 o'clock. Interment, Mount Carmel Cemetery. Brief Dlness Is Fatal To William Badick, 55 William Badick, 55, 617 Meridian Avenue, died yesterday in his home after a brief illness. He was an active member of St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church, having been one of the organizers of that parish. He also was affiliated with its various; societies. ' - . Besides his widow, Helen, he leaves three sons, John, Andrew and Joseph; four daughters, Mrs. - Anne Sentlik, Mrs. Helen Sweeney, Mrs. Mary Chlckalocnlck and Martha; at home; nine j grandchildren, and a brother, Andrew, scranton. 1 The funeral will be held on Monday morning at 9:90 o'clock with a requiem mass in St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church. Interment, 8C Mary's cemetery, Mlnooka. - Mrs. Catherine Cordier Succumbs at Age of 75 Mrs. Catherine Cordier, 75, wen known South scranton resident, died yesterday in the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. Robert Allen, 1030 Beech Street, after a tirlef illness. She was a member of St - Luke's Episcopal church and Its women's so cletles. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Fred Flesch; four sons, Charles, Nicholas, Jacob and Clarence; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Hawck, Mrs. Vera Jones and Mrs. Peter Klann, the latter of Pittsburgh, and a brother, William Jenkins, Boston. The funeral will be held on Monday afternoon at 1 : 30 o'clock from the home. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery. Charles Van Gordon Charles Van Gorden, 56, died sud denly In his home at Moscow on Thursday night. He was employed for many years as a clerk In the shipping department of the D. L. & W. railroad. Born in Lehigh, he had resided In Moscow since he was six years of age. He was a member of Moscow Lodge, F. Sc A. M. Surviving are his widow, Lydla: a daughter, Mrs. L. J. Swarts, and a son, Charles Jr., all of Moscow. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p. m. In the home with the Rev. A. L. Prynn officiating. Interment, Moscow Ceme tery. E. L. Rieber E. L. Rieber, formerly of Scranton, died in his home at Philadelphia on Tuesday. Surviving are his widow, formerly Miss Rebecca Wagstaff, and a son, Wesley Rieber. The body will be removed to this city on Saturday and services will be conducted at 2 p. m. in the chapel at Forest Hill Cemetery. Edward Morgan Edward Morgan, 43, Hanover Town ship, died yesterday In his home. He was a former resident of this city and Throop and was a son of the late Isaac Morgan. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Morgan; two children, Edward and Olive, and a brother, John. Rites Are Conducted For Mrs. R. J. Foster The funeral of Mrs. Rufus J. Foster, widow of the late vice - president of the International Correspondence Schools, was held yesterday afternoon from the late home, 608 Madison Avenue, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Kreit - ler, rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, officiating. . ' Honorary casket bearers were: H. W. Kingsbury, Joseph Mott, R. H. Patterson, R. S. McMullen, E. S. Peck. E. H. Ripple Jr., Willard Bunnell, Dr. R. T. Wall, William F. Hallstead, G. H. Cobb, L. G. Barger and J. P. Stark. : Total weight of fine gold In the 'central banks of the world Is ' 18,500 tons. I Loans totaling a half billion dollars annually are made by pawnbrokers.