1911 April 15 Harrisburg Telegraph

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1911 April 15 Harrisburg Telegraph - Husband and Mother Die at Same Time Though Far...
Husband and Mother Die at Same Time Though Far Apart Messages Carrying News of Deaths Nearly Cross on the Wires Special to The Telegraph Waynesboro, Pa., April 15. The husband and the mother of Mrs. James Redding, 137 Ridge avenue, died simultaneously to - day in different States. Mr. Bedding was found dead at his home here by a' daughter, and Mrs. ' Matilda G. Creager, Mrs. Red - ding's mother, died at aikersviae, Md., at the same moment. Miss Hazel Bidding was - talking with her father this morning and left him in good condition. When she returned only fifteen minutes 'ater he was dead in his chair. Examination showed that he had succumbed to heart disease. Miss Redding and her six brothers TAFT GOMES HERE and sisters, all unmarried, were preparing to notify their mother five minutes after her discovery when ' a messenger - boy delivered a telegram at the house. It said that Mrs. Creager, their grandmother, had jhst died, the message coming from Mrs. Redding, who had been with her mother for several days. Fearing that to send their own sad news would endanger Mrs. Redding, who is delicate, the Reddings children did not notify her of her husband's death until late this afternoon. Mr. Redding was 60 years old. He was a Civil War veteran. Mrs. Creager, whose death followed an illness, was 69 years old. Arrangements for the funerals have not been made. , TALK OF EARLIER right ten Chairman and the to

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 15 Apr 1911, Sat,
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