Woman Drowns At Freeland Mary Sarna (1865-1951)

The Plain Speaker. Hazleton, Pennsylvania. 18 May 1951. Fri. page 32 Column 3

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Woman Drowns At Freeland
Mary Sarna (1865-1951) - Woman At Freeland Mrs. George Sarna, 93, who...
Woman At Freeland Mrs. George Sarna, 93, who resided the past month with her son-in-law -nd daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Gabuzda, of 899 Centre street, Freeland, was found drowned this morning about 10:30 in a water-filled stripping at Woodside, near Freeland. According to Deputy Coroner John Jurica the drowning was apparently accidental. Andrew Kushner, of Youngs-town, Drifton, first noticed the body floating in the water and immediately summoned neighbors who contacted Freeland police and state police. In the meantime, men from nearby hurried to the scene and one of the group, identified as Dinty Hughes, dived in and brought the woman ashore. She was given artificial respiration and a pulmotor from the Jeddo Highl. nd Coal Co. was used. Mrs. Sarna's husband ! died about five years ago. She was a member of St. John's R. C. church, Freeland. Prior to establishing her residence with Mrs. Gabuzda, Mrs. Sarna resided for almost six years with another daughter, Mrs. Mich ael Remak, of 709 Main street, Freeland. Children surviving are: Mrs. Anna Remak, of Freeland, present ly a patient in a hospital at Washington, D. C; John Sarna, of Free-land; Mrs. Stephen Gabuzda, with whom she resided; and Andrew, of Upper Lehigh.

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  • Woman Drowns At Freeland Mary Sarna (1865-1951) — The Plain Speaker. Hazleton, Pennsylvania. 18 May 1951. Fri. page 32 Column 3

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    Detailed drowning of great-grandmother, Mary Sarna.

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