AB Commings Obit - mentions Mary Wilson as a niece

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AB Commings Obit - mentions Mary Wilson as a niece - a - to - a - - 0"11"" commings, unaries a. J...
a - to - a - - 0"11"" commings, unaries a. J cmm8s, Alfred B. Commings, Mrs. j Francis M. Wilson and Mrs. Joseph andjBradley. u o Harrisburg; Mrs. ; A. B. COMMINGS, 79, HOTELKIAN, ACTIVE IN RACING, DIES Death Comes to Former Harrisburger on Birthday Anniversary Alfred Burton Commings, known in racing circles as king of the half imile track, former resident and ho - - !tel Proprietor of Harnsburg, died at 9.10 yesterday morning at his home in - Reading,, on his seventy - ninth : . .... i Dlrthdav annivprsnrr Wo n uroii i known throughout this section of th 1 . State as a hotel proprietor, having owned and managed hotels in Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Reading, Mechan - icsburg and Millersburg and other cities.. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Amelia Hoover Commings, of Reading; Reading; one son, George C. Commings, ' J. Vbstoin; one sister, Miss "" - ""mss. oi uns city, ana he following nephews and nieces: Minnie acow, oi uingnamton, iy. j.; Mrs. Ida Heart, of Wysox, and Mrs. Emma Cellers,, of .Towanda, and Mrs. Francis E. Commings, of this city, a sister - in - law. . ' Owned Park Hotel lears ago ivir. commings ownea j the Park Hotel, in. Walnut street, Years age Mr. Commings owned next to the old opera house. Where the Dauphin Hotel now is he owned the Commings Cafe. He was also owner of the Driving Park Hotel, along the River road; and of the American House, of Mechanicsburg; the Dauphin Hotel, of Harrisburg, the Elkton, Maryland, hotel, and the City Hotel, Lancaster. He was a drummer boy in the Civil War and a brother of the late Charles R Commings and Francis E. Com - mings, both pioneer jewelers of this city. He had been in ill health for several months. Last Memorial Day the visited relatives in Harrisburg. 1 Until recent years he continued to ! 4vti. l,n .ma a. 1 .v.. uivc iio iioca uii me uai;ia ui me i country, althoueh since an accident many years ago, in which he lost a leg, on the Grand Circuit track of i Detroit, his driving had been con fined to slower tracks. Funeral services will be held tomorrow tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in Reading. Reading. The body will be brought to Harrisburg about 10 o'clock Friday morning continuing to Mechanics - ;burg, where burial will be in the ! Chestnut Hill Cemetery. ! j i f i

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 17 Oct 1928, Wed,
  3. Page 13

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