Burton E Commings Obituary

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Burton E Commings Obituary - Funeral Rites Friday For B. E. Commmsrs...
Funeral Rites Friday For B. E. Commmsrs Services for Burton Elwood Commings, last surviving member of a family of early jewelers in Harrisburg, who died Tuesday in a city hospital, will be Friday at 1 d. m. at the Charles U. Baker iu neral home, Third and Maclay streets. The Rev. Dr. Raymond C. Walker, Market Square Presby terian Churcn, wiu oinciate. Burial will be in the Harrisburg Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this evening after 7 o'clock, Mr. Commings was a member of the Market Square Presbyterian Church, the Knights of Malta. and the Dauphin County Historical Society. He was a pianist and - singer for many years. Surviving are a niece, Mrs Chariotte Court. Teaneck. N. J 'two cousins. Mrs. Francis Wilson - , T .ii. . f ,,i:and Russell L. Balsley, of this city, and a number of distant relatives in this vicimty, Until he became iU two years Mr - Commings conducted his nvoaJL, liuilic, li ULrini ruuiiii autH was a native of Harrisburg, the son of the late Frank E. and Ella Wolfinger Commings, members of old Harrisburg families. Frank E. Commings purchased the original jewelry business at Market and Aberdeen streets, from his brother. Charles. With a third brother. Alfred, they owned a stable of trotting horses here Frank E. Commings moved the establishment of the family home in North Fourth street. His two sons, Charles and Burton operated the business upon his death. Bur ton Commings assumed ownership when Charles Commings died. home, at home, be Cemetery. First

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 15 Jul 1943, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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