Clipped From Harrisburg Telegraph
Ave. and - W. T. OMWKe778, IS FATALLY STRICKEN, PROMINENT LAWYER Waynesboro, July 5. Williams T. Omwake, 78, retired attorney of Waynesboro, died in the Waynes boro Hospital following a lingering illness. He was admitted to the hospital fourteen weeks ago, after a fall in his home in which he suffered a fractured hip. , He was born in Antrim township. tne son oi Henry and Eveline Om wake. His brother, Chalmers, of Greencastle, died suddenly two weeks ago. He is a graduate of Ur sinus College, of which his brother, Dr. George Leslie Omwake, is now president, and for many years prac - ticea law in Waynesboro with Wat son R. Davison, who is now presi dent judge of the Franklin county courts. ' Mr. Omwake was a member of Trinity Reformed church, Free and Accepted Masons, and was a direc tor of one, of Waynesboro's banks, and a director of several Industries here. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. S.' F. Newman, Waynesboro, five grandchildren; one sister, Miss Catharine Omwake. Greencastle, six brothers, John, Cincinnati, Ohio; Augustus B., Washington,. C; J. Edward Omwake, GreencaJtle; J. S. Omwake, Shippensburg; Dr. George Leslie Omwake, Collegeville, and Dr. Howard R. Omwake, salisburg, N. C. Funeral services were conducted today. Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.